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Nov 25, 2013 11:18 am

Stefan Struve Back To Full Training Schedule, Expects UFC Return In 2014

In August Stefan Struve was diagnosed with a potential career ending heart condition. A rare, enlarged heart caused by a leaking aortic valve threatened the UFC heavyweight fighters career. We’ve been following the story, which has included a very negative outlook from UFC President Dana White, but recently Struve announced he was back in the...

Nov 25, 2013 10:59 am

Kennedy Thinks Bisping Will ‘Chicken Out’ Of Fighting Him

“I’m sure he’s going to try and duck me. A year and a half ago when Zuffa bought Strikeforce and just the prospect of me being able to fight him, I was like ‘Yes! This is awesome!’ I’m looking forward to fighting Michael Bisping. And he’s like, ‘who’s this Tim Kennedy bloke? When that guy...

Nov 25, 2013 10:20 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Takanori Gomi

Japanese superstar Takanori Gomi hopes his historic striking power will win this bout with Nate Diaz. Returning to lightweight, Diaz is well aware that if he is to hand the former PRIDE champion a loss, he will have to be on top of his game.


Nov 25, 2013 10:14 am

Kennedy Thinks Zahabi, Not Greg Jackson, Is Making Fighters Boring

As a UFC and MMA fan, when I read articles or watch videos about certain fighters, I always notice that glowing in the comments sections, are the heavy criticisms about a certain fighters style. Since we are currently in the season of talking about GSP, he can be the first example. If you aren’t a...

Nov 25, 2013 10:06 am

UFC Fight Night 35 Adds 3 New Matchups

  The UFC will be returning to the good ol’ state of Georgia for Fight Night 35, and three more fights have been recently added to the card: Welterweights Adlan Amagov and Jason High will square off, as well as middleweights Brian Houston vs. Trevor Smith, and lightweights Justin Edwards vs. Ramsey Nijem. If you aren’t familiar with these...

Nov 25, 2013 10:02 am

.gif | Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather Shows Up At Glory 12 In NY

BJPENN.COM was in attendance during Saturday night’s Glory 12 event in New York. During the kickboxing event none other than boxing great, Floyd Mayweather Jr., turned heads as he walked into the arena to enjoy the epic night of fights. Here’s ‘Money’: (.gif cred goes to Zombie Prophet)

Nov 25, 2013 9:51 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Gray Maynard vs. Dennis Siver

Gray Maynard expected to coast to an easy victory in the first round of this lightweight bout with Dennis Siver, but the Germany-based Russian rebounded and showed incredible heart in a bout that would earn both men Fight of the Night bonuses.

Nov 25, 2013 9:43 am

.gif | Pacquiao vs. Rios Highlights

We have a roll call of Animated .gif’s from Saturday’s pay-per-view boxing event. Last weekend boxing great Manny Pacquiao returned to action against top lightweight prospect Brand Rios. It was a complete, one-sided handling by Pacquiao and if you missed it, check out the .gif highlights below: (.gif cred goes to Zombie Prophet)

Nov 25, 2013 9:21 am

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez Discusses Violent Knockout Game Plaguing American Streets

Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez issues a statement regarding the new game plaguing American streets. American youth’s have been terrorizing the streets of the northern east coast with a vicious game that has young men roaming around looking for innocent victims to punch into unconsciousness.

Nov 25, 2013 9:09 am

Vitor Belfort expects to fight for the title in Brazil

By Evan Stoumbelis Vitor Belfort has been on a series of wins recently, going 5-1 since his KO loss to Anderson Silva in 2011 at UFC 126. His only loss since then coming from Jon Jones at UFC 152. In 2013 he defeated Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold, and most recently Dan Henderson. All 3 of...

Nov 25, 2013 9:06 am

POLL RESULTS: Should The UFC Sign Ben Askren?

With the world’s top free agent set to sit down with the UFC this afternoon, the MMA world has been wondering if Ben Askren will get signed to MMA’s leading promotion. When Bellator gave their welterweight champion an unconditional release from the promotion, UFC President Dana White expressed zero interest in the acquisition. However, his...

Nov 25, 2013 8:55 am

Nate Diaz: I Beat (Gray Maynard), I’m Gonna Hunt Down Pettis and Thomson and Take Them Out

UFC lightweight contenders Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray Maynard (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) will meet for a third time on November 30, when the pair headline ‘The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale’ in Las Vegas. Although the scorecards say that Diaz and Maynard split their first two fights, Nate fully believes that he won both of their previous contests, and says...

Nov 25, 2013 8:54 am

GSP’s Mentor: “I Think Georges Will Abandon His Belt”

As more pictures, stories, and tweets continue to pop up about a resting Georges St. Pierre and what the future may hold for #1 contender Johny Hendricks, we are flooded with whispering and rumors from outside sources that are alluding to GSP’s possible departure from mixed martial arts. No one is creating more of a...

Nov 25, 2013 8:44 am

Jon Jones Looking Ahead to Velasquez Super Fight In 2014

Jon Jones is never one to be stuck in the present, recently stating that he has interest in a future fight with UFC  Heavyweight Champ Cain Velasquez. “I’ve really been thinking about me and Cain Velasquez going at it. I think that would be huge for the sport. He’s definitely the toughest guy in the division...

Nov 25, 2013 8:41 am

Vitor Belfort: ‘My best is yet to come’

Vitor Belfort (24-10 MMA, 13-6 UFC) has look absolutely phenomenal in his past three octagon appearances. “The Phenom” has earned 3-straight head kick knockouts over perennial contenders Luke Rockhold, Michael Bisping and most recently Dan Henderson during that stretch. UFC President, Dana White, has stated that his intention is to have Belfort fight the winner...

Nov 23, 2013 2:33 pm

FREE MMA REPLAY | ‘Just Scrap Maui IV’ Full Event (Video)

On a typical Saturday we’d be hunkered down at the latest UFC event getting our weekly fix of live MMA action. Since there isn’t a UFC fight going down tonight we are replaying the full-fight card from BJPENN.COM’s very own ‘Just Scrap’ MMA Promotion. ‘Just Scrap Maui IV’ took place from the War Memorial Center...

Nov 23, 2013 2:32 pm

Weekend Poll | Should The UFC Sign Ben Askren?

Undefeated welterweight fighter and recently released Bellator champion, Ben Askren finds himself in an odd state of career limbo as of late. Having expressed his desires to fight for the UFC, when finally released from his Bellator obligations, the UFC boss, Dana White said he had no interest. Still, Askren and company are set have a...

Nov 23, 2013 12:40 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Adriano Martins set for UFC on FOX 10 in Chicago

Prior to his UFC 167 bout with Evan Dunham, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone had stated that his intention was to move down a weight class (to the UFC’s featherweight division,) following the contest. However, that apparently will not be the case. As it was announced today that Donald Cerrone (21-6 MMA, 8-3 UFC) will meet Adriano...

Nov 23, 2013 12:35 pm

Angry Cole Miller Responds to Denial of his Appeal to Massachusetts Commission

UFC featherweight fighter Cole Miller has filed an appeal to the Massachusetts State Athletic Commisison following his loss to Manny Gamburyan at UFC Fight Night 26 (shown above).  Following the commission’s denial of his appeal, Miller responded vehemently on his own website.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Cole Miller’s contest with the Massachusetts State Athletic...

Nov 23, 2013 12:29 pm

UFC Veteran Heath Herring now a promoter in Argentina

Heath Herring hasn’t officially retired from the fight game. The “Texas Crazy Horse” hasn’t fought in five years but has added plenty to his resume; B-movie bad guy, World Series poker player, and Hollywood stuntman. MMAFighting’s Chuck Mindenhall caught up with Herring recently to learn about his new job; fight game promoter. Herring isn’t promoting...

Nov 23, 2013 12:25 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: Major Cities Around the World ‘Beg Us’ to do Events

In an ongoing battle to legalize mixed martial arts in the state of New York, the UFC has been present in the state this past week.  At a press-conference, Zuffa CEO and UFC Chairman Lorenzo Fertitta (above) discussed the economic benefit of allowing MMA and UFC events in New York.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA...