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Nov 1, 2014 2:33 pm

Corassani Says ‘Fear The Fighter’ Apparel Not Paying What’s Owed

Ultimate Fighter Veteran, Akira Corassani has been supporting his sponsor, “Fear The Fighter”, for two-fights, and not been paid. Now he’s had it, and is making this news public, in hopes of getting what’s owed. Check it: @Fearthefighter You have 48 hours to pay me my money for my last two fights or I'm going...

Nov 1, 2014 2:29 pm

UFC Backs Sports Betting Expansion In The U.S.

Sports betting is illegal in most States, but both the National Basketball Association (NBA) and the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) are apparently in favor of expanded legal sports betting in America. UFC Executive Vice President and COO Lawrence Epstein told ESPN on Thursday that, with proper regulation, expanded legalized sports betting in the U.S. would benefit all sports....

Nov 1, 2014 2:11 pm

Brain Injury Lawsuit Hits Pro-Wrestling

William Haynes aka Billy Jack Haynes, a former professional wrestler, filed a lawsuit earlier this week in US Federal Court against the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment). The lawsuit follows a similar model to the NFL brain injury class action, namely allegations that the WWE fraudulently covered up the true medical toll of the sport from...

Nov 1, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC’s Michael McDonald Bulking Up

“I guess what I’ve learned is I’m different. I can’t do what everyone else is doing. I could actually gain some weight and strengthen my muscles and bones. I’m going towards more traditional heavy lifting, which people say, ‘Don’t do in MMA.’ It’s making my joints feel great. The best way I can describe it...

Nov 1, 2014 1:39 pm

Baroni vs. Silva Japan NYE Bout?

Wanderlei Silva may have received a lifetime ban from fighting in Nevada, but in Japan no one cares. He’s likely still under UFC contract as well, but again, Japan doesn’t care. Can “The Axe Murderer” return to Asia to resurrect his fighting career? It’s probably not the smartest move, but yes, he probably can. Phil Baroni...

Nov 1, 2014 12:13 pm

Bellator MMA: 5 Rounds Will Brooks

Go 5 Rounds with Interim Lightweight World Champion Will Brooks as he prepares to face Michael Chandler at Bellator 131 on Saturday, November 15th live on Spike TV!

Oct 31, 2014 8:07 pm

PRANKSTER! ‘Mom! I’m Shot, I’m Shot’ – Lorenz Larkin’s Happy Halloween

UFC striking standout, Lorenz Larkin took to his personal Facebook, to document a Halloween prank he pulled off on his mother today. This prank, is epic, on so many levels, that we reached out to “Da Monsoon” to get permission to run it, right here on BJPENN.COM. All Credit to Mr. Larkin. HAPPY HALLOWEEN! Follow:...

Oct 31, 2014 3:23 pm

Invicta FC Bosses Impress At Today’s Weigh-Ins

In celebration of Halloween, the two Invicta FC executives (pictured) decided to dress up as UFC president Dana White and promotion matchmaker Joe Silva. Did they pull it off? Here’s the weigh-in results:   Champ Barb Honchak (124.4) vs. Takayo Hashi (124.8) – flyweight title Mizuki Inoue (115) vs. Karolina Kowalkiewicz (115) Raquel Pa’aluhi (145)...

Oct 31, 2014 3:07 pm

GSP Discusses Alien Mind Erasing Threat On Earth

Before anyone starts ripping into to GSP too hard, let me just preface this story by stating that, I myself am a believer in extraterrestrials. The fact that the former UFC champ is addressing this topic publicly, is not only entertaining, but also fascinating to us believers. During GSP’s time on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome”...

Oct 31, 2014 2:49 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Confirms 12 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department has been on overdrive this week, matching at least 13 new fights to upcoming events. In addition to the new fight announcements, changes have also come down the pipe to already existing fight cards, and bouts. As previously reported, a bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been...

Oct 31, 2014 1:59 pm

Bellator President Scott Coker Addresses Bellator 127 Post-Fight Drug Test Failures

Bellator 127 from Southern California’s Pechanga Resort and Casino saw four Bellator fighters fail their post-fight drug screenings under the California State Athletic Commission. All 22 fighters that took part in Bellator 127 were drug tested post-fight. The four fighters who tested positive can be found below: Keith Berry – Elevated testosterone levels, marijuana. Nick...

Oct 31, 2014 1:59 pm

UFC Divas Engage In Lengthy Twitter Beef

Two popular female fan-favorites have engaged in their own version of “Twitter Beef”. Check it: @feliceherrig Ah! I figured it out! Its not how you talk it's just what you say! You're a bully and fake, u straight up lied on #TUF20 — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) October 31, 2014 Lol whatever you say @MieshaTate you...

Oct 31, 2014 1:15 pm

Chael Sonnen Offered $5 Million By WWE

“Here’s the nuts and bolts of it: I was offered $5 million by [WWE promoter] Vince McMahon. Now, I was still under contract with the UFC and I never took this to Dana. I handled it on my own. I told [WWE], ‘No’ and that was the end of that. I never told Dana White...

Oct 31, 2014 12:24 pm

Four Bellator 127 Fighters Fail Drug Tests

The DRUG BUG has struck Bellator, and struck it good. The California State Athletic Commission today revealed that, four ‘Bellator 127’ competitors had failed their post-fight drug tests. UFC veteran Rob Emerson got popped for modafinil, a mental focus narcotic. Fernando Gonzalez tested positive for marijuana. Both Nick Moghaddam and Keith Berry failed for elevated...

Oct 31, 2014 12:00 pm

TRUE STORY! GSP, Rashad Evans have UFO Encounter

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre has long been open about his interaction with “other-worldly” beings. His time on Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome” podcast, was no different. “I never talk about aliens. I talk about non-identified flying objects. And if you don’t believe me, one day I was in Albuquerque … with Rashad Evans and...

Oct 31, 2014 11:40 am

Beltran Does Good By Disabled Teens

Mixed martial arts fighter Joey Beltran is known as a tenacious fighter who doesn’t give up, so students in his kickboxing classes should expect a punishing workout. But at Wednesday morning’s class — where he teaches moderate to severely disabled teens from Vista High School — giggles, dancing and ear-to-ear smiles were just as prevalent...