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Jan 19, 2014 12:06 pm

.gif | ‘WSOF 8’: Anderson Melo Traps Jose Caceres In a Heel Hook

The ‘World Series of Fighting 8’ preliminary bouts kicked off at 6:30 PM EST on Saturday and Anderson Melo started the night off with a bang. As soon as Jose Caceres took the fight to the ground, Bas Rutten suggested he stand it up knowing how dangerous Melo was off his back. Melo did not...

Jan 18, 2014 7:52 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Anthony Johnson Flatlines Mike Kyle In First Round, Wins by way of KO

Anthony Johnson is starting to gain traction here in World Series of Fighting. He walked into the decagon as the aggressor tonight and it paid off quickly. Mike Kyle was simply too slow and could not counter anything his opponent was throwing. Mike Kyle cornered Anthony Johnson and went for a combination two minutes in...


Jan 18, 2014 7:01 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Cody Bollinger Stays Busy and Defeats Tyson Nam in Unanimous Decision Win

Some called it boring. Some called it competitive. One thing was for sure: the fight went the full fifteen minutes and nobody landed anything powerful. Cody Bollinger and Tyson Nam respected each other’s elusiveness and stayed away from combinations. Bollinger tried to land some exotic shots like spinning back kicks and cartwheel kicks, but they...

Jan 18, 2014 6:29 pm

WSOF 8 Results: Luis Palomino Clobbers Jorge Patino, Picks Up Round 2 Win

Luis Palomino and Jorge Patino did the honors of kicking the main card off on NBC Sports Network. They brought the crowd back to life after a decision-heavy preliminary card. The fight opened up sloppy, but it was clear Palomino was landing the stronger shots in whatever exchanges they were having. However, every single time...

Jan 18, 2014 11:55 am

‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Live from Hollywood, Florida’s, Seminole Hard Rock Casino, ‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’, goes down tonight, live and free on BJPENN.COM and the NBC Sports Network. If you can’t make BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s event, or just want to catch up on the results, you can tune in right here for our live main...

Jan 18, 2014 11:49 am

‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’ Live Preliminary Card Results

Live from Hollywood, Florida’s, Seminole Hard Rock Casino, ‘WSOF 8: Gaethje vs. Patishnock’, goes down tonight, live and free on BJPENN.COM and the NBC Sports Network. If you can’t make BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of today’s event, or just want to catch up on the results, you can tune in right here for our live preliminary...

Jan 18, 2014 11:26 am

FREE FIGHTS | WSOF 8 Live Stream Tonight Starting At 3:30 P.M. PT / 6:30 P.M. ET

Today starting at 3:30 P.M. PT / 6:30 P.M. ET, BJPENN.COM will be bringing fight fans a free live stream of tonight’s World Series of Fighting 8 event. Featuring a championship double-header, WSOF 8 is going down live from the Hardrock Live in Hollywood, Florida. International viewers will be able to view the entire night...

Jan 18, 2014 11:25 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 35 Phantom Cam Highlights

Experience the wildest moments from Duluth, GA in slower motion. Featuring Luke Rockhold vs. Costas Philippou, TJ Dillashaw vs. Mike Easton, Lorenz Larkin vs. Brad Tavares, and more. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jan 18, 2014 11:10 am

TUF 3 Brazil Filming So Intense Team Sonnen Fears For Safety

“From what I have heard, the first day of filming was absolute insanity. Basically, it’s so crazy down there that the guys that are coaching on Chael’s team are scared to be there. That’s how insane it is inside that gym.” Following Wednesday’s UFC Fight Night 35 event, the UFC boss (Dana White) told the...

Jan 18, 2014 11:03 am

Jon Most Successful Jones Brother Confirms Super Bowl Champ Arthur

The Jones family was blessed with three athletic sons. Probably the most successful sporting family in America, Jon, currently holds UFC gold, while his two brothers both play in the National Football League (NFL). As a key player for the Super Bowl championship Baltimore Ravens, Arthur Jones, contends that the middle brother, Jon, has found...

Jan 18, 2014 10:41 am

Oklahoma Prison Guards Organize No Rules Inmate Fights

News Oklahoma Breaks It Down: A grainy video shows two shirtless men surrounded by bunks and several male onlookers in an apparent fight circle. The shirtless men touch hands, raise their fists and start taking swings at each other. Attorney Louis Bullock said the cellphone video depicts an officer-organized fight at a halfway house the...

Jan 18, 2014 10:34 am

Hendricks Wants To Retire As Middleweight After Clearing Out 170

Johny Hendrick’s isn’t content with being a one-division fighter. The large welterweight competitor recently told The Dallas News that he wants to test himself up a division as a middleweight before hanging them up. “Yes, once I can get through my weight class, I would love to retire at 185,” Hendricks told them. “I definitely...

Jan 18, 2014 10:26 am

Glover Hoping For First Round K.O. Over Jones

“In a perfect world, I’ll win via first-round knockout. But I believe it’s going to be a tough fight. Jon Jones is an excellent fighter, so I expect a tough bout. I will be ready for five rounds. I was ready to go five rounds against Bader and will be ready now, so we’ll see...

Jan 18, 2014 10:23 am

Gegard Mousasi: Lyoto Has Holes In His Stand Up

“He’s not the biggest [challenge of my career]. I’ve had many fights, against dangerous strikers, heavier opponents. I fought K-1, different divisions. It’s one of the most important fights for me. I look forward to the fight. He has his gaps. Stand-up, he makes mistakes. I think it’s gonna be that fight that whoever makes...

Jan 17, 2014 7:26 pm

An Event Timeline Of The Dana White / Georges St-Pierre Fiasco

For a man who is enjoying the simple life of semi-retirement, Georges St-Pierre sure is in the news a lot. Usually a quiet, reserved individual, “GSP” has recently been anything but, performing interview after interview, attempting to disclose his side of this perplexing story. It can get pretty confusing, to be completely honest. There’s been...

Jan 17, 2014 5:46 pm

Fedor Emelianenko carries the Olympic Torch

By Evan Stoumbelis MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko may be retired, but that hastn’t stopped him from receiving the honor of carrying the Olympic torch in his home country of Russia in preparation to the Winter Olympics. Steph Daniels posted via Bloodyelbow a picture that has been making rounds on Twitter of the Pride FC legend...

Jan 17, 2014 4:41 pm

JDS Eyeing Spring Return, Wants Fight With Overeem

“He took some time off and is now back to training. We’re thinking about a fight around May or June, but there’s nothing set yet. The UFC has great athletes, the best, but a fight that we wanted to see is against Overeem. It was expected to happen before and didn’t. But they have great...

Jan 17, 2014 1:35 pm

PHOTO | EA UFC Reveals Forrest Griffin In-Game Character

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans and Chael Sonnen. Is Forrest Griffin on par with the rest of the UFC stars released so far? Share Tweet Email...

Jan 17, 2014 1:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Pays The Way For Olympic Wrestler To Live In Russia

BloodyElbow.com posted a story today, and I wanted to share it with you guys and gals. Now, there aren’t many MMA fighters who are as polarizing (and as vexing, to their opponents) as Mister Chael P. Sonnen. If you like him, you really like him. And if you hate him, you literally wish a plague...

Jan 17, 2014 1:00 pm

Phil Davis Wants A Fight But The UFC Isn’t Calling

Top UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Phil Davis, has been benched since his August victory over Lyoto Machida (pictured). He didn’t get popped for banned substances or get put on a lengthy medical suspension. He didn’t ask for an extended leave or go on vacation either. He’s just not getting any calls from the UFC and his...

Jan 17, 2014 12:47 pm

TUF 17’s Smith Tells Of Horrific Low Blow He Felt In His Booty

I think it’s safe to say that most of us men have experienced a low blow at least once in our lives. Hard to really describe the pain and agony of such an event, unless of course, you’re TUF 17 competitor, Gilbert Smith, who seems to have no problem using his verbs and adjectives to...

Jan 17, 2014 11:36 am

PHOTO | Hendricks & Lawler Square Off For The First Time

During the first leg of their UFC 171 media tour, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler squared off for the first time in anticipation of their upcoming title clash. Thanks to GSP’s exodus from MMA, Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler will fight for the vacant UFC welterweight title. ‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ is set to...

Jan 17, 2014 10:30 am

Kongo Set For Bellator Title Shot This April

At 13-0 and the undefeated Bellator Heavyweight World Champion, Russian knockout connoisseur Vitaly Minakov is ready to extend his reign as “The New Emperor” and defend his world title against Cheick Kongo live on Spike TV Friday, April 4th from Nevada’s Reno Events Center. The fight will headline Bellator 115. The event will broadcast live...

Jan 17, 2014 10:16 am

QUICK TWITT | Bisping & Rockhold Trade Insults On Twitter

If you’re a UFC middleweight and you’re not calling out Michael Bisping than you’re not really a true UFC middleweight. Such is the case with last Wednesday’s main event winner, Luke Rockhold. Luke, wants to make Bisping pay for his prior comments about him and that beef just spilled over on twitter. Check it: Share...