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Sep 4, 2013 11:18 am

PHOTO | Rampage Jacksons ‘Street Soldier’ Comic Book Sneak Peek

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion and current Bellator Roster holder, Rampage Jackson, is putting his brand up in a new comic book series presented by Lion Forge Comics. His comic series, ‘Street Soldier’ was announced this past July in San Diego at the world-famous traveling event, Comic Con. We now have a sneak peek of the...

Sep 4, 2013 10:52 am

VIDEO | UFC 164 Phantom Cam Highlights

Did you see Benson Henderson get beat by Anthony Pettis? Did you see it on Phantom Cam? Check out the best of UFC 164 in super slow motion.

Sep 4, 2013 10:48 am

QUICK TWITT | Anthony Pettis Submitted Benson Henderson As A Blue Belt

‘There are black belts and then there are black belts’ Famous words from UFC commentator Joe Rogan who himself happens to hold a black belt rank in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu. Former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, also holds a black belt in brazilian Jiu Jitsu and in his latest outing at UFC 164 he adorned his shorts...

Sep 4, 2013 10:36 am

Machida: Glover Teixeira Can Beat Jon Jones

“I believe Glover is the next champion. I don’t see anyone in the light heavyweight division to stop Glover Teixeira. Not even Jon Jones. We train together for a long time. To do well against him, you really, really need to know what you’re doing. He’s too strong for this division. He’s a heavyweight, and...

Sep 3, 2013 8:26 pm

Dana White Confirms TJ Grant vs. Anthony Pettis for Lightweight Title

After a whirlwind of injuries, card shifts, and late replacements, the past two PPV events have featured two title fights with opponents who weren’t originally booked. Well the only person to not benefit from the event modifications was TJ Grant (21-5), who was forced out of the UFC 164 main event leaving a title shot...

Sep 3, 2013 12:46 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 28: Glover vs. Bader’ Weigh-in Results

Today’s 22-fighter weigh-ins ceremony for tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 28 event went on without a hitch, as all fighters made their contracted weight for the UFC’s third trip to Fox Sports 1. The official UFC Fight Night 28: Glover vs. Bader weigh-ins took place from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. Tomorrow...

Sep 3, 2013 12:39 pm

Ronda Rousey: I wouldn’t do TUF again for $10,000,000

“I think it was very good for the women’s division, and I think it definitely needed to happen. But you couldn’t pay me $10 million to do it again. How could people possibly know who you are from a couple of clips of a video that people are seeing out of context? That’s no way...

Sep 3, 2013 12:21 pm

Joseph Benavidez doesn’t have to be mad to fight

The No. 2 ranked flyweight in the world, Joseph Benavidez (18-3 MMA, 5-1 UFC), will return to the cage this Wednesday to take on Jussier Formiga (15-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) on the main card of UFC Fight Night 28 in Brazil. After suffering a split decision loss to Demetrious Johnson last September in his bid for the UFC...

Sep 3, 2013 12:03 pm

Does the UFC’s Ranking System Make Sense? (Part 1)

When it comes to pro sports, there has always existed a system to decide who is the best. In leagues such as the NFL and the NHL, there are rankings within the conferences that decide who gets to enter the playoffs. When you move on to collegiate sports like football and basketball, one external party...

Sep 3, 2013 10:59 am

QUICK TWITT | Nate Diaz Spotted Training With Duane Ludwig & Team Alpha Male

Former UFC lightweight title challenger and younger half of the Diaz brothers clan, Nate Diaz, was recently down in Sacramento getting some training in with the world-renowned Team Alpha Male and their new head coach, Duane Ludwig. Nate Diaz has not seen action since his defeat to Josh Thomson back in April. The defeat marked...

Sep 3, 2013 10:51 am

Watch Today’s UFC Fight Night 28 Weigh-ins Live on BJPENN.COM (3PM ET)

UFC Fight Night 28: Glover vs. Bader goes down tomorrow from the Mineirinho Arena in Belo Horizonte, Minas Gerais, Brazil. The same venue plays host to today’s official weigh-ins ceremony and you can catch the action right here on BJPENN.COM at noon PT / 3:00 p.m. ET.

Sep 3, 2013 8:34 am

Glover Teixeira wants to fight Jon Jones for title, not Gustafsson

UFC light heavyweight contender Glover Teixeira (21-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) says he would rather fight “Bones” as opposed to “The Mauler”, should he earn a 205-pound title fight with an impressive victory over Ryan Bader (15-3 MMA, 8-3 UFC) this Wednesday at UFC Fight Night 28. Texeira will look to follow the advice given to him by...

Sep 2, 2013 8:19 pm

Sean Sherk officially retires from MMA

Former UFC lightweight champion Sean “The Muscle Shark” Sherk (36-4-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) announced his retirement from mixed martials arts today, as first reported on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour. In an interview with BJ Penn Radio earlier this year, Sherk discussed what he would need to get back into the cage, and what is keeping him out. “Many, many...

Sep 2, 2013 4:09 pm

EXCLUSIVE: TUF 18’s Louis Fisette Talks This Season’s Show, His Weekly BJPENN.COM Blog and More

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight standout has reeled off six straight victories, with all six wins coming by form of stoppage. Fisette, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, was most recently seen in action at the “AFC 16 – Uprising” event in March. The “WAMMA”...

Sep 2, 2013 12:09 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White And Tito Ortiz Engage In Twitter Beef

Tito Ortiz and Dana White have a history that spans over a decade. Having used to manage the former UFC champion as well as emply him, Dana White, probably owns a plethora of stories about one of his biggest rivals in the sport. Now signed to Bellator, Ortiz has taken the gloves off and is...

Sep 2, 2013 11:48 am

Dana White: Ryan Couture Didn’t Get His Chin From Father Randy

UFC lightweight fighter, Ryan Couture, has yet to find success inside the UFC’s Octagon. Pushed to the facebook prelims last weekend, the son of UFC/MMA Legend and multiple time two-division champion, Randy Couture, fell short in his second Octagon appearance. The younger Couture showed amazing heart and determination in his bout against TUF runner-up, Al...

Sep 2, 2013 11:40 am

QUICK TWITT | Mendes, Lamas & Swanson Jockey For #1 Contender Slot

There are three viable contenders sitting right behind Jose Aldo waiting for a crack at the UFC’s featherweight champion. Those men are Chad Mendes, Ricardo Lamas and Cub Swanson. All three have a legit claim to challenge for the title and as such they took to twitter and discussed their case amongst each other. Check...

Sep 2, 2013 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT | Rothwell Calls Out Travis Browne And Gets ‘LOL’ Response

During his post-fight victory speech last Saturday night, UFC 164 winner Ben Rothwell took to his time on the mic to call out one of the heavyweight divisions top contenders, Travis Browne. Here’s what he said: “I have to do this because I’m a fighter in this division. If you want to be the best,...

Sep 2, 2013 11:13 am

VIDEO | Dana White’s Full UFC 164 Post-Fight Media Scrum

Following UFC 164, UFC president Dana White discusses what fans threw into the Octagon after the main event, why Josh Barnett has “more tools” than Frank Mir, Brandon Vera’s performance, Hyun Gyu Lim, the “embarrassing” fight between Soa Palelei and Nikita Krylov, and more.