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Dec 26, 2014 12:49 pm

A Pettis Christmas – The Champ Provides For His Family

UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is a literal rags-to-riches story. After losing his father at an early age, “Showtime” was raised by a single mother in a rough part of Milwaukee. Now the champion of The Ultimate Fighting Championship, Pettis has the means, the heart, and the desire to give back. Check it: Not...

Dec 26, 2014 12:39 pm

Jones: ‘DC Talks Trash Because He Has Doubt’

“I wouldn’t say this feels like the Rashad fight. It actually feels closer to the Chael Sonnen fight. Chael Sonnen had a job commentating and broadcasting. He’s a very good talker, and he has a way of making people believe. “Daniel, he definitely has a great skillset and he’s undefeated, but I think some of...

Dec 26, 2014 12:38 pm

“The Best Never Rest” – Rousey Trains On Christmas

Take note of who trains when there is every excuse not to #thebestneverrest #merrychristmas @edmen_97 @gregoutlawz @teamgfc A video posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Dec 12, 2014 at 1:28pm PST UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey stayed in the gym on Christmas, preparing for her upcoming title defense against Cat Zingano.


Dec 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Rampage Receives First UFC Callout

    “I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up. He has better wrestling and I have a better jiu-jitsu, and we both like to brawl. It would be a fun fight to watch, and you don’t know what to expect. I think...

Dec 26, 2014 12:28 pm

REPLAY! A Peruvian Christmas Celebration

Fists fly in Peru this Holiday season. Via Ozy.com: It’s called Takanakuy, and it involves knocking out your nearest and dearest on Christmas Day. Every December 25, hundreds of indigenous Andean citizens of the Chumbivilcas Province, near Cuzco, celebrate by wrapping their fists in tissue and duking it out, gladiator style, with friends and relatives....

Dec 26, 2014 12:23 pm

TUF 19 Fighter Arrested For Rape, Other Charges

TUF 19’s Doug Sparks (pictured) is spending the holidays behind bars following gross allegations of sexual assault on a female, and other charges. MMAWeekly.com has the scoop: The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period. Sparks...

Dec 26, 2014 11:57 am

Couture: ‘Relaionship with UFC non-existent’

“I don’t have a relationship with the UFC at this point. It’s non-existent. It’s not my concern. I’ve got my own fish to fry, I’ve got my own things to focus on, and they’ve got theirs.” “I took a job with Spike (TV). It’s [Dana White’s] rhetoric and his window washing that put me in...

Dec 26, 2014 11:51 am

Bellator Going After Brock Lesnar, Will Fight For All Top Fighters

“There hasn’t been any serious dialogue. But when the time comes to have serious dialogue, we’ll be right there. There’s not going to be a fighter on the planet we can’t afford and have access to. I think one of the things we were really able to do bring is back the casual fan,” Coker...

Dec 26, 2014 11:43 am

Cerrone Unimpressed With Jury’s “Undefeated” Record

“You talk about him being undefeated? I don’t even know who the guys he fought. You know, Diego (Sanchez), he’s talking about, ‘Oh, I beat Diego. I’m over here just crushing veterans and not worrying about it.’ But he tried out for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and lost. So he has L’s on his record. He...

Dec 26, 2014 11:37 am

Cruickshank: ‘I didn’t want to fight with one eye’

“It would be terrible to lose an eye for some reason, because I don’t exactly know what’s wrong. There was no recovering, I didn’t want to fight with one eye.” Earlier this month, at the TUF 20 Finale, Daron Cruickshank bowed out of his bout against KJ Noons after an unintentional eye-poke rendered him unable...

Dec 26, 2014 11:33 am

UFC Bad Blood: Jones vs. Cormier Preview

The matchup between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former Olympian Daniel Cormier clash is more than just a clash between two elite competitors. The rivalry between these two top-tier opponents has devolved into a vicious dislike on a deeply personal level. Find out what turned these two elite athletes into bitter enemies, and...

Dec 26, 2014 5:00 am

Nelson: “I could easily make lightweight”

“I could easily make lightweight. Compared to my team mates and what they have to go through to make weight, it would be easy for me. But I enjoy eating and I’d rather do that than starve myself. In this (Story) fight I felt like I could’ve been moving more freely in general. I was...

Dec 25, 2014 5:10 am

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Ho Ho Ho! It’s the one day of the year, BJPENN.COM goes dark. Even this post was scheduled to post and share yesterday. YOU’VE BEEN FOOLED! But on a serious note, from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Enjoy the season… and this picture of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a Christmas Sweater. Here’s...

Dec 25, 2014 5:09 am

Cowboy To Pettis: “I’ll see you again”

“I didn’t even know he was saying those things so that goes to show how much I give a s–t about him. It’s true, whatever. There’s nothing I can say to that mother—–r. He did beat me in under three minutes. He kicked me and I dropped. I can’t beat around the bush and say...

Dec 25, 2014 5:06 am

Tito Says He Beat Bonnar And The UFC Ratings With One Eye

“Ah, that’s it? Jeez…” “I was happy with [the 2.2 Mill. TV Rating]. I thought the PR I did prior, I thought (that would help) the number be at least two million.” “It’s nice to know that we went nose-to-nose with the UFC, and they only did 80,000 pay-per-view buys (on UFC 180). I guess...

Dec 25, 2014 5:01 am

Werdum: ‘I will submit Velasquez like I did Fedor’

“People will say he will not want to take me down. I’m sure he will continue fighting the same way. He won’t take me down and get right back up. He will want to punch me on the ground because that is his instinct to KO his opponents and that is when I will catch...

Dec 25, 2014 5:00 am

Pennington Hoping For Holm In 2015

“I told the UFC how we’d probably sell out the building from me being from Colorado and her being from New Mexico. It’s not that far of a drive. That was in the works, but I went into a 45-day suspension. But we’re talking probably a couple months into the New Year, so we’ll see.”...

Dec 24, 2014 6:07 pm

Merry Christmas UFC! Brandon Vera Is Suing You

Sixteen-fight, nine-year UFC fighting veteran, Brandon “The Truth” Vera is the latest athlete to file a lawsuit against The Ultimate Fighting Championship. And he did it in time for Christmas. Bloodyelbow.com has the scoop: Another antitrust suit has been filed in the California Northern District Court against Zuffa, LLC, the majority owner of the UFC:...