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Dec 8, 2014 5:20 pm

Jake Shields returns to action at WSOF 17 in January

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will return to MMA on January 17th at WSOF 17 under the WSOF banner to fight Brian Foster for the #1 contender spot to fight the winner of this Saturday’s Jon Fitch vs. Rousimar Palhares welterweight title fight. Shields is coming off a win in his WSOF debut over Ryan...

Dec 8, 2014 5:07 pm

Hughes: ‘Hendricks was trying to win rounds’

At UFC 181, Johny Hendricks noticeably faded in the 4th and 5th rounds of the fight, clinching Robbie Lawler against the cage and stalling several times. While Hendricks attributed his performance in the final few rounds to a tough weight cut, former welterweight champion Matt Hughes believes it’s because Hendricks was trying to fight to...

Dec 8, 2014 4:18 pm

UFC Exec. “Pretty confident” GSP will return in 2015

2015 is shaping up to be a huge year for the UFC, arguably the biggest in UFC history. With several high profile bouts to kick off the new year, and several champion fighters returning from injury, the UFC can potentially have a massive year. Fight fans are still wondering however whether or not former welterweight...

Dec 8, 2014 4:13 pm

Watch Lyoto Machida get the taste smacked out of his mouth by Antonio Inoki

In this throwback video we see a very young Lyoto Machida getting brutally smacked multiple times by Antonio Inoki following a unanimous decision win over Kengo Watanabe in his MMA debut. In Japan being smacked by Inoki is a great honor, and is sort of a ‘good luck’ charm that means the fighter will be...

Dec 8, 2014 4:01 pm

PHOTO | CM Punk training with Roy Nelson, King Mo, and Rener Gracie

When CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, announced at UFC 181 that he would be making his UFC debut in the future, he also revealed that he was still looking for a training camp, but was looking at several high profile gyms. Here we can see Brooks alongside top ranked Bellator light heavyweight King Mo,...

Dec 8, 2014 3:53 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay with Ricardo Lamas, John Moraga, and Lance Palmer

BJPENN.com Radio was back this week with another star studded lineup. We kicked off the show with former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas who discussed his win over Dennis Bermudez at UFC 180 in Mexico, as well as his desire to fight Conor McGregor if Dennis Siver withdraws from their bout. Next up we...

Dec 8, 2014 3:35 pm

Faber on Rivera rematch: “I don’t really make those decisions”

In the main event of the preliminary card for UFC 181, Urijah Faber scored a submission win over Francisco Rivera. The choke came after an unintentional eye poke, that many are unfairly calling intentional. After the bout Rivera revealed that he is planning to appeal the loss, and had already asked for a rematch. Faber...

Dec 8, 2014 3:00 pm

Duffee: ‘I saw blood and was happy to be in a fight’

Todd Duffee returned to the UFC this past weekend at UFC 181 after a 2-year long layoff. For Duffee however, the moment he recalls from the fight was not when he KO’d his opponent in just 33 seconds, it was when he saw both men had blood on them. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio: “The...

Dec 8, 2014 2:52 pm

Robbie Lawler tops UFC 181 payroll with $220,000

The UFC 181 payroll is in, and unsurprisingly Robbie Lawler, who left the evening as the champion, was the highest paid fighter on the card, followed by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, who were both tied with $200,000. MMAJunkie obtained the payroll from the NSAC. The list is as follows: * indicates $50,000 ‘Performance of...

Dec 8, 2014 11:27 am

BREAK THE INTERNET! Faber Responds To Kim Kardashian (NSFW)

Last month, Kim Kardashian ‘broke the internet’ when she did a magazine photoshoot featuring her rear-end. Urijah Faber and Team Alpha Male have responded with this legendary photo. Post by Team Alpha Male. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 8, 2014 10:59 am

QUICK TWITT: Jones reacts to UFC 182 promo

During UFC 181, the UFC aired a promotional video for UFC 182, which used footage from the Jones-Cormier brawl, as well as from the heated exchange between the two men which occurred while they thought they were off air. Jon Jones took to Twitter yesterday to react to the promo video. I'm confused, was the...

Dec 8, 2014 10:47 am

Conor McGregor promises to K.O. Siver within 2 minutes

Ahead of his UFC Fight Night Boston bout on January 18th, Conor McGregor is promising to KO Dennis Siver within 2 minutes. McGregor took to Facebook with his message. Post by Conor McGregor. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 8, 2014 10:02 am

PHOTO | Raquel Pennington shows off nasty injury courtesy of Ashlee Evans-Smith

Prior to submitting Ashlee Evans-Smith at the last second of the 1st round at UFC 181, Raquel Pennington ate a nasty knee from Evans-Smith that opened up a cut on her forehead. Nobody knew how bad the cut was until after the bout, when this image was posted on Twitter. Raquel Pennington got an awesome...

Dec 8, 2014 9:58 am

QUICK TWITT: Hughes considers putting belt on Lawler one of his greatest memories

At UFC 181, when announcer Bruce Buffer read the judges decision for the main event between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks that declared Lawler the winner, and champion, former champions Matt Hughes and Pat Miletich joined Lawler and his team in the Octagon to celebrate. Unlike other championship bouts, where UFC President Dana White puts...

Dec 8, 2014 9:31 am

Mike Kogan: ‘There’s a subtle movement to get rid of managers’

Mike Kogan, the former manager of Nate Diaz, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and has even found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White in the past; That came when Kogan’s former client, Nate Diaz was in contract disputes with the UFC some time ago. Kogan spoke recently about...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 8, 2014 9:21 am

CABMMA responds to PED testing accusations

Following UFC 179, which took place in Brazil at the end of October, Chad Macias came forward to discuss his findings, and said the Brazilian Commission (CABMMA) did not drug test Phil Davis for HGH or EPO. Macias argued that Davis hadn’t been blood tested, which is the only way to test for HGH, and...