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Nov 26, 2013 9:16 am

QUICK TWITT | Bisping Compares Kennedy To Jim Carrey’s ‘Background Guy’

The rivalry between Michael Bisping and Tim Kennedy isn’t going to go away anytime soon. The two fighter’s will likely go back and forth like this until the UFC decides to put them in a cage to settle their differences. Until that time happens, be on the look out for more entertaining jabs from ‘The...

Nov 26, 2013 9:03 am

Bisping Believes A Fight With Tim Kennedy Would Be “Jorge Rivera 2”

Michael Bisping maybe be nursing an eye injury back to health, but that hasn’t stopped him from keeping his good eye on Tim Kennedy. Kennedy has been fairly vocal in recent days about fighting “The Count”, even going so far as to say that Bisping would “chicken out” of a fight against Kennedy. This has drawn...

Nov 26, 2013 9:00 am

Late Night Cage Side Radio Ep 32 Replay With Renzo Gracie, John Howard and Jessamyn Duke

Another great episode from the crew of Late Night Cage Side Radio powered by BJPENN.com is in the books. Renzo Gracie joined the show to discuss a plethora of subjects. including two of his most popular students; Georges St. Pierre and Chris Weidman. The legendary BJJ master gave his knowledgable insight on the controversial title...


Nov 26, 2013 8:56 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Phillipe Nover Set For Dec. 1 Showdown

Frankie Edgar, the former UFC lightweight champion and featherweight contender will face Phillipe Nover in a grappling contest. Madison Square Garden, the arena that has been long coveted by the UFC, will host the annual Grapple at the Garden, where some of the best grapplers in America and abroad will compete. “After attending Grapple at...

Nov 26, 2013 8:46 am

Shinya Aoki turns down UFC offer, teammate Leandro Brodinho signs

Former Dream champion, Shinya Aoki (34-6 MMA), has reportedly turned down a contract offer from the UFC. According to ‘Evolve MMA’ founder, Chatri Sityodtong, the UFC offered contracts to 3 fighters on the Evolve Fight Team including Shinya Aoki, Eddie Ng and Leandro Brodinho. Here is what the Evolve MMA chairman had to say via...

Nov 26, 2013 8:35 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Crazy 14 Second Double K.O.

Two men enter, but only one leaves! That’s the way a proper fight should be billed. Unless of course you’re these two guys who wasted no time knocking each other out at the same time.

Nov 26, 2013 8:34 am

Cristiano Marcello vs. Joe Proctor Announced for UFC Fight Night 36 | UFC NEWS

Cristiano Marcello (13-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC, *pictured) vs. Joe Proctor (8-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been announced for UFC Fight Night 36. UFC Fight Night 36, takes place on Feb. 15 at the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil. UFC officials announced the lightweight fight today. It is currently only the third...

Nov 26, 2013 8:25 am

QUICK TWITT | Teammates Lobby UFC To Sign Ben Askren

Not only do our readers on BJPENN.COM think the UFC should sign top welterweight prospect, Ben Askren, but so do his teammates. The Roufus Sports fight team, which holds many notable fighters on its roster, including UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, has taken to twitter in support of Ben. Ben and company met with UFC officials yesterday afternoon...

Nov 26, 2013 8:05 am

Controversial Rousimar Palhares Signs With World Series Of Fighting

Rousimar Palhares, who was recently cast out of the UFC roster, has been signed by the World Series Of Fighting (WSOF). Palhares has seemed to have a problem with holding submissions after his opponents tap. A recent fight against Mike Pierce, where Palhares held an ankle lock after Pierce tapped, made the UFC decide to...

Nov 26, 2013 7:57 am

Men Get No Love; UFC Books All But Two TUF Women For TUF 18 Finale Event

The women on this season of “The Ultimate Fighter” have proven to the UFC brass that they deserve a chance to compete in the highest level of the sport. All eight of the women were slated to fight at the TUF 18 finale, but Sarah Moras and Shayna Baszler were ruled out due to injuries....

Nov 26, 2013 7:51 am

Pascal Krauss vs. Adam Khaliev added to UFC on FOX 10 card

Following an initial report by the Chicago Sun Times, UFC officials announced today that a new bout has been added to the card of UFC on Fox 10: Henderson vs. Thomson. The Russian invasion is ongoing as undefeated Russian kickboxer Adam Khaliev faces off in his UFC debut against Pascal Krauss (pictured). UFC on Fox...

Nov 26, 2013 7:45 am

Jessamyn Duke vs. Peggy Morgan at TUF 18 Season Finale

Two females fighters that were eliminated during the season get another chance to shine at the TUF season 18 Finale taking place November 30 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Jessamyn Duke and Peggy Morgan, second and third pick of couch Ronda Rousey to win the whole thing, are set to face...

Nov 25, 2013 2:21 pm

POLL | Do You Think GSP Will Retire

Much has been made over the last week about the future of UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre. From family problems to secret love children, the speculation of GSP’s future has been exhausting to cover. Now that we are more than a week removed from the GSP vs. Hendricks fight and have had time to take...

Nov 25, 2013 1:40 pm

Bisping To Kennedy: ‘Listen P****, Just Ask The UFC For The Fight’

After Tim Kennedy notched his second octagon victory via knockout over Rafael Natal, he admitted (via his twitter, @TimKennedyMMA) that although he was satisfied with the win, he did not feel deserving of a fight against a top middleweight. However, he voiced his interest in a bout with Michael Bisping within the same tweet, almost as though to indicate...

Nov 25, 2013 1:36 pm

Mark Hunt Almost Turned Down Fight With ‘Bigfoot’

We’ve heard it time and time again: Fighter A doesn’t want to fight Fighter B, because they’re friends / training partners / came from the same neighborhood / part of the same breakdancing team / etc. Some of those fighters stick to their refusal, right or wrong. But some understand that – although it may...

Nov 25, 2013 1:35 pm

Big Nog Eyes Return Opposite Big Country Nelson

By Evan Stoumbelis Minotauro Nogueira hasn’t seen action in the Octagon much lately. The last time we saw him fight was June 8th 2013 when he lost to Fabricio Werdum. Before that was October 13th 2012 when he defeated Dave Herman. Now ‘Big Nog’ plans on making a return to the octagon in 2014, his...

Nov 25, 2013 1:17 pm

GSP vs Gustafsson Vote Off Set For EA Sports UFC Cover

Jon Jones has been chosen by EA Sports developers to grace the cover of the new UFC video game that is due to be released next year. However, ‘Bones’ will have to share the cover with another UFC star as well. EA Sports and the UFC kicked off a vote to let the fans voice...

Nov 25, 2013 11:49 am

PHOTO | UFC On FOX 9: Johnson vs. Benavidez Poster

UFC officials have released the official poster (above) for December’s UFC on FOX 9 event featuring a flyweight title fight between Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson and Joseph Benavidez.

Nov 25, 2013 11:35 am

POLL RESULTS | Did GSP Deserve Win Over Hendricks

In last weeks BJPENN.COM poll, we asked fans who you thought won the UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. After over 16,000 votes we have the answer. While a fair number of people believe that  the judges got it right on fight night, 60% of voters felt Hendricks is the rightful welterweight...

Nov 25, 2013 11:27 am

QUICK TWITT | Jessica Eye & Sarah Kaufman Go At It On Twitter

Top female bantamweight fighters, Jessica Eye and Sarah Kaufman already squared off in the cage. The result was a closely contested decision and while Eye was named the victor, according to this recent twitter interaction, there is some unfinished business between the two. @mmasarah honor?honor is to win & lose graciously.ur contemptuous as a person...

Nov 25, 2013 11:20 am

GSP Trainer Says Dana White Apologized For UFC 167 Outburst Towards Welterweight Champ

When UFC welterweight champ Georges St. Pierre was awarded a decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167, Dana White wasn’t too thrilled. The UFC president’s emotional outburst after the fight sent the MMA world into a frenzy, particularly the part about GSP (who said he wanted to take a hiatus) owing the fans and...