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Feb 19, 2014 4:52 pm

Ratings Report: Machida Proves He Can Draw On Fox Sports 1

Despite a fairly slow night of fights, which saw 10 different bouts go to a judge’s decision, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Mousasi pulled in very strong ratings. According to MMA Payout, the event had an average viewership of 1.4 million viewers. This is the highest average for a UFC Fight Night Card since UFC...

Feb 19, 2014 4:45 pm

Lyoto Machida on TRT: “I would do.”

File this one under surprising. Apparently UFC middleweight Lyoto Machida has no qualms about testosterone replacement therapy and its use in his sport. Machida has been all over the media after his unanimous decision win over Gregard Mousasi at UFC Fight Night 36. He spoke to Brazilian website Lance!Net about his thoughts on the upcoming...

Feb 19, 2014 4:34 pm

Cummins on Cormier: “His weakness is mental”

  This Saturday at UFC 170 Daniel Cormier will make his light-heavyweight debut against Patrick Cummins. Cormier was scheduled to fight top light-heavyweight Rashad Evans, but due to a last-minute injury he will instead fight Cummins, former coffee shop barista turned UFC fighter. The choice of Cummins as the replacement was questioned by some, including...

Feb 19, 2014 3:53 pm

May’s UFC Fight Night event in Cincinnati gets Soa Palelei vs. Ruan Potts

UFC officials recently announced that the promotion will return to Cincinnati this May for a ‘Fight Night’ event. The event received it’s first official bout today, as UFC executives announced that heavyweights Soa Palelei (20-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Ruan Potts (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet in the octagon on May 10 in Ohio. Soa “The...


Feb 19, 2014 12:00 pm

3 Shifts To BJPENN.COM Rankings Following UFC Fight Night 36

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday fight fans tuned in as Gegard Mousasi and Lyoto Machida took the cage to earn a shot at the middleweight strap. Machida ended up getting the unanimous decision win over Mousasi, who said Machida was always “one step ahead”. Below are the changes that have been made to our rankings....

Feb 19, 2014 11:57 am

VIDEO | Ronda Goes ‘Beastmode’ While Shadowboxing – MUST WATCH!!!

Alright so, after watching this video, I think it’s safe to say that UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, has been working on her stand-up. While she’s known for her grappling prowess, ending 100% of her fights with an arm bar submission, many want to see the champ stand and bang. Ronda recently touted herself as...

Feb 19, 2014 11:49 am

Quarry Continues: Dana Tips Servers More Than He Pays Fighters

Until all fighters are worth millions (never going to happen) the topic of fighter pay will always be here. I mean, who’s really happy with what they make for a living? More is always better. UFC veteran, Nate Quarry, took to the Underground forum earlier this week to debate the topic and give his side...

Feb 19, 2014 11:34 am

Herrig Clarifies Anti-Uniform Stance: ‘I just like my swag’

Even before her UFC debut, top female talent, Felice Herrig is already making headlines. The Invicta FC import recently went on the defensive when discussing the UFC’s new proposed uniform policy. For Herrig, her knack for fashion and individuality is threatened by such a move but she once again took to Instagram with some clarity...

Feb 19, 2014 11:18 am

New Jersey Wrestling Team Under Fire Following Allegations of Racism

A disturbing, racist photo that appears to depict the wrestling team of a New Jersey high school has prompted a school investigation Tuesday. The picture of the team is believed to have been taken by students at Phillipsburg High School. The photo depicts a black wrestling dummy hanging by its neck from the ceiling as...

Feb 19, 2014 11:08 am

PHOTO | Gina Carano’s ‘In The Blood’ Movie Poster

Ronda Rousey isn’t the only MMA starlet to hit the silver screen. Popular MMA Fighter, Gina Carano, has a new flick coming out titled ‘In the Blood’. The film hits select theaters on April 4 and will be available for download on iTunes and OnDemand.

Feb 19, 2014 11:03 am

UFC Making Ohio Return, Cincinnati Event Slated For May

For the first time in almost seven years, the mecca of mixed martial arts will return to Cincinnati. The event, set for May 10, will be televised on Fox Sports 1, and looks to be emanating out of the U.S. Bank Arena. UFC officials made the announcement this past Tuesday, and you can also find the news on...

Feb 19, 2014 10:50 am

EXCLUSIVE | Herbert Burns aims to keep his perfect record intact at “ONE FC: War of Nations”

Former World “No Gi” Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu champion, Herbert “The Blaze” Burns (2-0 MMA, 1-0 ONE FC), will make his return to ONE Fighting Championships this March, when he faces  promotional newcomer Harris Sarmiento (36-25 MMA) at the “ONE FC: War of Nations” event in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. Herbert recently spoke with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Feb 19, 2014 10:40 am

NIKE Suing Venom MMA Apparel Brand For Copyright Infringement

Is Venom knocking-off Nike? According to a recent lawsuit filed by the world’s largest sporting brand, they are. The popular MMA apparel company responsible for the sponsoring of many top UFC fighters is apparently in some hot water for their logo and the way they present themselves in business. Nike claims that they own the...

Feb 19, 2014 10:25 am

UFC Signs Steve Bosse To Face Ryan Jimmo In April

UFC officials have inked new light-heavyweight prospect, Steve Bosse (pictured), to a multi-fight deal. The promotion announced today that the former Hockey player will step up and face Ryan Jimmo on the ‘TUF Nations’ Finale event set for April. The TUF Nations Finale Fight card features a main event between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy....

Feb 19, 2014 10:12 am

Fight Night 38: With Tibau Injured, Prazeres Steps Up To Face Taisumov

The injury bug has found another victim in the form of top lightweight, Gleison Tibau. UFC officials recently announced that Michel Prazeres will serve as his replacement against Mairbek Taisumov. UFC Fight Night 38 goes down on March 23 from the Ginasio Nelio Dias in Natal, Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil. In the main event...

Feb 19, 2014 9:50 am

Rebney Talks Tito’s Uncertain Future With Bellator

“I’ve been having a good number of conversations with Tito. The prior neck injury was disturbing, but we’ve gotten past that. The fracture was really disturbing because of the potential for paralysis under a worse-case scenario. We’re doing a pretty exhaustive series of tests to see if he’s fine, because we want to be 100...

Feb 19, 2014 9:45 am

VIDEO | GSP Discusses Happiness Outside Of Fighting

Former UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre spent a few minutes with Larry Michael, the voice of the Redskins, earlier this month in New York City. They talked similarities between football and MMA, but this video focuses on St-Pierre taking a leave of absence from the UFC and relinquishing his belt, citing the dedication, focus and...

Feb 19, 2014 9:34 am

Daniel Cormier: “(Patrick Cummins) can’t beat me”

Daniel Cormier gets ready to make his light heavyweight debut this weekend on February 22 at UFC 170. However, instead of facing off against the former UFC light heavy weight title holder Rashad Evans his opponent is, lets just say it bluntly, less impressive than his previous opponent. Rashad was forced out of the bout...

Feb 18, 2014 9:21 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘It’s almost killing time’

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, recently appeared on ESPN’s MMA Live to promote this weekend’s UFC 170 pay-per-view event. Check out what the champ had to say about her opponent, Sarah McMann, and more. Hit play and enjoy.

Feb 18, 2014 5:53 pm

Rashad Evans Set To Undergo Surgery This Week To Repair Injured Knee

Rashad Evans now knows how long he will be out of action. On February 12th, BJPenn.com reported that the former UFC light heavyweight champion had injured his knee while training for his UFC 170 bout with 205-pound newcomer, Daniel Cormier. Over the following 24 hours (due to some confusion over the severity of the injury),...

Feb 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Damm Siblings want to be the first brother/sister duo in the UFC

UFC lightweight Rodrigo Damm (12-6 MMA, 3-1 UFC) now has back-to-back wins, this after scoring a unanimous decision victory over Ivan Jorge at last weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night 36’ event. After the win, Rodrigo was rewarded with a new 3-fight contract from the UFC. With the good news, Rodrigo now plans to focus his energy on...

Feb 18, 2014 5:52 pm

Cigano May Not Be “Interesting” Enough for the Reem

The always classy and humble, Junior Dos Santos recently spoke to MMA Fighting about the back and forth between UFC President Dana White and heavyweight Alistair Overeem. (If you aren’t aware of what’s being thrown around between these two, Alistair has been propositioned to fight “Cigano” twice since his last bout. Both times, “the Reem”...