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Aug 9, 2013 10:18 am

Jeremy Stephens Set For UFC Return Opposite Rony Jason At UFC Fight Night 29

A featherweight bout between Jeremy Stephens and Rony Jason is set for the UFC’s yet to be announced October 9 event in Brazil. Jeremy Stephens confirmed the matchup through his Facebook.com page. While yet to be made official, UFC Fight Night 29 is expected to do down on October 9 in Brazil. However the city...

Aug 9, 2013 8:53 am

JDS goes Goo Goo Gah Gah over ‘Gorgeous’ Miesha Tate

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos recently told ‘UOL Esporte’ that he was really impressed by the beauty of both UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as well as her rival Miesha Tate. While JDS stated that he thought Rousey was “cute,” he was blown away by the the “gorgeous” Miesha Tate: “I was...

Aug 9, 2013 8:00 am

Rousey: ‘I think I’ve got two years left in me, realistically’

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has had a big impact on the sport of Mixed Martial Arts and in doing so has become a major ‘superstar’ in the UFC. Before settling on a career in MMA, Rousey participated and won a bronze medal in Judo at the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. Now,...


Aug 9, 2013 7:15 am

Conor McGregor: ‘I am the main event’

Conor McGregor (13-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) scored a spectacular 67-second TKO victory over Marcus Brimage in his octagon debut at UFC on FUEL TV 9 in April. Now, McGregor looks to build off that momentum when he faces Max Halloway at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 26 event (formerly known as UFC on FOX Sports 1 1)...

Aug 8, 2013 3:40 pm

Nik Lentz used $65,000 ‘FOTN’ bonus for father’s life-saving operation

Kevin Iole has for years chronicled MMA with great depth for Yahoo Sports. In this must-read piece for any true fan of the sport, he details how UFC featherweight Nik Lentz (24-5-2 MMA, 8-2-1 UFC) came to spend his $65,000 ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus vs. Evan Dunham at UFC on Fox 2 on January...

Aug 8, 2013 3:25 pm

Vinny Magalhaes: I’ll retire if cut by the UFC

When Vinny Magalhaes (10-7 MMA, 1-4 UFC) left his gloves in the Octagon following a 14-second knockout loss to 40-year-old Australian Anthony Perosh (14-7 MMA, 4-2 UFC) at UFC 163, many wondered if he was retiring. In an interview with MSN Brazil, Magalhaes shed some light on his current situation saying the following: “I have one...

Aug 8, 2013 3:04 pm

Mousasi: IF Vitor will do his job, I will gladly face him at 185, 195 or 205

Former Strikeforce and DREAM champion Gegard Mousasi (34-3-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) was recently interviewed by MMAJunkie’s John Morgan,  and discussed his desire to fight Vitor Belfort, at middleweight, light heavyweight, or a catchweight of 195-pounds. “I will make this easy on Vitor,” Mousasi told MMAjunkie.com. “If he is going to continue to make conditions on...

Aug 8, 2013 1:22 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 08/07/13 REPLAY: Chad George, Ray Sefo & Ian McCall

Last night on BJPENN.COM RADIO we were joined by a great panel of guests. First up was WEC veteran Chad George whose successful documentary ‘Occupation: Fighter’ launched him into superstardom around the world. Chad made a big announcement on our show about his MMA career. We also had WSOF President and fighter, Ray Sefo, who...

Aug 8, 2013 12:39 pm

PHOTO | Korean Zombie Sends Out Image Of Fractured Foot

As if things weren’t bad enough for Chan Sung Jung. Following news of his fractured orbital bone, that we learned about early this morning, the Korean Zombie has now disclosed that he broke his foot last Saturday in his title fight against Jose Aldo. The top featherweight fighter fought valiantly in the UFC 163 main...

Aug 8, 2013 12:30 pm

VIDEO | Lyoto Machida And Female Reporter Swap Urine and Drink

This is a clip from the very popular TV show “Panico na TV.” Its a mix of Howard Stern/Jackass humor and they sent out two of there reporters to cover UFC 163. Sabrina Sato the very sexy co-host decides she’s going to ask Lyoto if he’ll drink her urine since he practices “Urophagia.” Here Sato...

Aug 8, 2013 12:22 pm

Rousey in Negotiations to Star in “Fast & Furious 7”

Ronda Rousey’s career away from fighting continues to gain major momentum. The addition of a role in yet another blockbuster motion picture franchise could soon be added to the long list of duties that await the UFC bantamweight champion. Variety is reporting that Rousey is in negotiations to star in “Fast & Furious 7.” The...

Aug 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Tate on Rousey: ‘She’s Too Crazy To Keep A Man’

“I just think Ronda’s so crazy, you guys will see when the show [TUF 18] comes out, that I assume she can’t keep a man around for any period of time so I would imagine she’s probably pretty jealous that both Bryan and I are successful fighting in the UFC and going on 7 years,...

Aug 8, 2013 11:59 am

Report: Erick Silva vs. Dong Hyun Kim Set For October 9

According to multiple reports, a welterweight tilt between Erick Silva and Dong Hyun Kim is set for October 9. UFC officials have yet to confirm this bout as official. The UFC offices have also not yet confirmed an event for October 9, which is believed to be a ‘Fight Night’ event on FS1. Erick Silva...

Aug 8, 2013 11:20 am

POLL: WILL YOU BUY ‘RAMPAGE VS. ORTIZ’ PPV FOR $40-$50?

Spike TV”s Bellator MMA promotion has recently announced their intentions to enter the risky world of pay-per-view broadcasts. First up on their list is a fight between two former UFC champions, Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson. Bellator CEO, Bjorn Rebney has promised multiple title fights on the card headlined by Ortiz and Jackson at a...

Aug 8, 2013 10:49 am

Korean Zombie Suffered Broken Orbital In Title Fight With Aldo

The Korean Zombie, Chan Sung Jung, put up a valiant effort last weekend in the UFC 163 main event against Jose Aldo, but it wasn’t enough. The fight ended when an overhand right landed on the champion that caused Jung’s shoulder to dislocate. Aldo jumped all over the injured challenger and the fight ended shortly...

Aug 8, 2013 10:34 am

VIDEO | Shogun Training with Freddie Roach For Sonnen Bout

“This all happened because my manager contacted Freddie Roach and his team and scheduled some training sessions. It’s been really good for me because I’ve learned some details to improve my fighting.” “When we started, he really didn’t know how to pivot and put his full weight behind the punches and so forth, but we’ve...

Aug 8, 2013 10:32 am

Edimilson Souza replaces Sicilia, faces Felipe Arantes at UFC Fight Night 28

According to a report from Brazilian news outlet ‘Globo’, UFC featherweight Sam Sicilia (11-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled UFC Fight Night 28 bout with Felipe Arantes (15-5-1 MMA, 2-1-1 UFC). Stepping in to replace Sicilia is promotional newcomer Edimilson Souza (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC). Souza joins the UFC on...

Aug 8, 2013 10:29 am

Anderson Silva: ‘I was out of control’ in Weidman fight

“There will always be questions. Fans, people, they want to know what happened. But being knocked out is worse because you can’t remember. There is just a black out. And then when you wake up, you’re like: ‘Uh? What happened? The fight is over?’ And the ref says: ‘Yeah, it’s over and you lost.’ But...

Aug 8, 2013 10:12 am

Cormier Believes ‘Big Country’ His Most Dangerous Opponent Yet

“Roy Nelson is the most dangerous guy I’ve ever fought my entire career. He can knock me out with one punch. I’m fully aware of that. They (Silva, Mir and Barnett) don’t have that one-punch knockout power. Those guys weren’t going to just knock me out. Barnett and Mir could have caught me with a...

Aug 8, 2013 10:03 am

Grice vs. Larsen Featherweight Bout Booked For UFC 166

A featherweight contest between Matt Grice and Jeremy Larsen has been booked for UFC 166, taking place this fall. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday. ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ takes place on October 19th from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez will...