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Dec 15, 2014 11:27 am

Cejudo: Wrestling ‘a lot tougher than MMA,’ but UFC career provides a living

Henry Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. The former Olympic gold-medalist wrestler scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) that evening. Following his first career UFC victory, Cejudo discussed his wrestling past and...

Dec 15, 2014 10:01 am

Herrig on criticism: ‘I’m just going to keep being who I am’

Felice Herrig has often caught criticism from fans, and fellow fighters. Herring keeps a positive attitude about the criticism, and insists she will simply continue to be who she is. She spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss her persona, and why she isn’t going to change for anyone. “I’ve always been who I...

Dec 15, 2014 9:41 am

“I saw a man afraid”

Conor McGregor has said for some time now that it is easy for him to detect fear on a man, and he can even smell the stench of fear (See that HERE). McGregor spoke recently about the controversial signing of Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, and why he believes CM Punk is afraid...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ed Herman and Derek Brunson talk trash after cancelled bout

On Saturday night, Ed Herman was slated to face Derek Brunson at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, however Brunson fell ill with food poisoning, and was unable to fight. In a mix-up, Ed Herman was not informed until right before his walkout. Brunson apologized on Twitter, however the next day the pair engaged in...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 15, 2014 8:26 am

Graphic video of shoulder popping from Kimura

In this graphic video, we can see a fighter unwilling to tap to a very tight kimura. The submission ultimately caused the fighters shoulder to snap, and you can hear the sound as it does so. Not for the feint of heart. Post by BJJ Video Vault. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 15, 2014 8:21 am

Mentally Disabled Fighter Gets KO’d In WI Bout

In a heartbreaking story that has combat sports fans up in arms, 31 year old mentally disabled Jessie Roach was knocked out by the event’s promoter, Jesse Rowell in an unsanctioned kickboxing bout. Rowell is also a trainer, and has fought in both kickboxing, and MMA events for over 10 years. Roach admitted to the...

Dec 15, 2014 8:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Joe Rogan responds to request to fight CM Punk

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, many fans, and fighters have been requesting to fight the former WWE champion. In a hilarious request, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon requested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan be the man to fight CM Punk and welcome him to the UFC. It is worth noting that Rogan...

Dec 15, 2014 8:03 am

Evans considering move to middleweight

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has spent some time away from the Octagon while healing from knee surgery. ‘Suga’ has stated that he plans to return in early 2015, however no date, or opponent have been set. He joined Chael Sonnen on his podcast, ‘You’re Welcome! With Chael Sonnen’ to discuss the possibility of dropping...

Dec 15, 2014 7:58 am

Greatest KO in WMMA history?

Is this the greatest KO in WMMA history? Check out the video below of Alida Gray landing a massive overhand right that sends her opponent to the ground out cold.

Dec 15, 2014 7:55 am

Ricardo Lamas: ‘I Want That Fight Against McGregor’-Exclusive

UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas came on BJPENN.COM Radio this past weekend and opened up about his current two fight win streak and who he wants to fight next. Check out some of the highlights below and make sure to listen to the interview in its entirety HERE. Lamas commented on his current success and life...

Dec 15, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Fear The Fighter brand threatening to sue Gegard Mousasi

MMA veteran, and UFC middleweight, Gegard Mousasi has recently been speaking out against the brand ‘Fear The Fighter’ for allegedly not paying him sponsorship money. Mousasi has consistently spoken out against the company on Twitter, encouraging other fighters who have yet to be paid, to speak out against the brand. Mousasi Tweeted this past weekend...

Dec 15, 2014 5:04 am

Frank Shamrock: ‘Mickey Rourke is obsessed with fighting’

Recently, famed actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring where he scored a controversial TKO in a bout that many believed was staged. Rourke’s camp has maintained that the bout was in fact real, and even MMA legend Frank Shamrock is saying that Rourke trained long and hard for the bout. He spoke to...

Dec 15, 2014 5:03 am

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier trade verbal shots at UFC on FOX 13

During the UFC on FOX 13 broadcast, commentator Joe Rogan was joined live by UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Daniel Cormier, and joined by UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones via video chat, and as always…things got interesting. Check it out:

Dec 15, 2014 5:02 am

Junior Dos Santos expects long career despite taking massive damage in recent fights

It is nearly impossible to ignore the recent damage taken to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in his last two fights. In his rubber match against Cain Velasquez, Dos Santos received one of the worst ‘crimson masks’ in the history of the sport (See that HERE), and this past weekend, Dos Santos defeated...

Dec 15, 2014 5:01 am

Palhares to undergo surgery after submitting Fitch at WSOF 16

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares quickly defeated Jon Fitch this past weekend after WSOF 16 in just 90 seconds with a slick kneebar. Palters revealed after the bout that he would need to undergo major surgery on his left knee, as well as possibly surgery for his shoulder. “I had some injuries. In fact, I...

Dec 14, 2014 7:23 pm

UFC on FOX 13 viewership up significantly with 2.27 million average viewers

On Saturday night, fight fans saw an incredible night of fights topped off by a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic (See that HERE). The main card, which aired on FOX, drew in an incredible 2.27 million viewers according to TV By The Numbers. While this is just a preliminary figure, it...

Dec 14, 2014 7:02 pm

Former UFC champ wants in on UFC lawsuit

Former UFC champion Sean Sherk appears to be interested in joining the list of fighters who are filing a class action lawsuit against the UFC. The rumor of a potential lawsuit was investigated and reported by BloodyElbow initially, who found that both current and former fighters will be looking to file a lawsuit against the...