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Jul 26, 2013 11:25 am

Rory MacDonald Won’t Fight Teammate GSP

“No, me and Georges aren’t fighting. When we get to that point, me and Georges and our coaches, we’ll come to a solution. When we get to the road, we’ll cross it. We’re not gonna fight.” In an interview with the NY Post, Rory MacDonald dismisses all talks about fighting his mentor and teammate, UFC...

Jul 26, 2013 11:20 am

Bellator Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler Signs New 8 Fight Contract

By JAKE CHASTAIN | When you find something you like, you have to do everything in your power to keep it. That’s exactly the mindset Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney had when he went out and offered his current lightweight champion a new, long-term contract. BJPenn.com has gained word that Michael Chandler has just signed a new...

Jul 26, 2013 10:26 am

FREE FIGHT VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson vs Ian McCall II

UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson went blow-for-blow with Ian McCall in this barn burner of a fight. Johnson puts his title on the line at FOX UFC Saturday: Johnson vs Moraga on July 27th at 8/5P ET/PT on FOX.

Jul 26, 2013 9:58 am

UFC lightweight Reza Madadi Facing Potential 6 Years In Prison

One of Sweden’s most popular fighters, Reza Madadi (13-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC), was placed under arrest on Friday, suspected of grand theft by Swedish authorities following the burglary of a high-end store in Stockholm. Details from the original article from Expressen have been translated by a Bloody Elbow community member. Translators note: As this is...

Jul 26, 2013 9:42 am

Bellator Cut Paul Daley & Maiquel Falcao Following Legal Issues

Bellator lightened its headache load this week. MMA Fighting got confirmation from Bellator that it unconditionally released often troubled Paul Daley and Maiquel Falcao, both of which have dealt with recent legal trouble, though in separate outings. Falcao was involved in a brawl which put his teammate Kaue Mena in a coma. The fight, which...

Jul 26, 2013 9:38 am

Machida Doesn’t Want Daniel Cormier Jumping The Line At 205 Pounds

“I believe that there’s a ranking and it should be followed. There are a lot of guys in line right now in the weight class to fight for a title. I’ve been waiting in line. There’s Glover Teixeira, there’s Phil Davis, so there’s a lot of guys in there in the mix. If he’s going...

Jul 26, 2013 9:35 am

Rashad Evans Wants ‘Shogun’ If He Gets Passed Sonnen

“Rashad has nixed a move to 185, and wants to fight in October or so. He zeroed in on the winner of Sonnen vs. Shogun. He says, ‘I have a lot of respect for Chael, but I’d really like to fight him.” Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, is eyeing another former champ as his...

Jul 26, 2013 9:26 am

Whistleblower Claims MMA Fighters Involved In Biogenesis PED Scandal

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Former Biogenesis of Miami employee Porter Fischer turned boxes of documents over to Miami New Times last year, included in the documents were lists of athletes that Biogenesis supplied performance enhancing drugs to. These athletes come from all walks of sports, and Fischer stated that he and several associates have...

Jul 25, 2013 6:56 pm

Contest: Get An Autographed BJ Penn Tee Courtesy of RVCA Sport & Roots Of Fight

In 2000 BJ Penn  received his black belt after only three and a half years of training. A few weeks later in Rio de Janeiro he defied the odds and became the first non-Brazilian to win a black belt world championship. This limited edition collaboration shirt withRoots of Fight celebrates that defining moment in the career...

Jul 25, 2013 2:30 pm

Roy Jones Jr. vs. ‘Rampage’ Jackson boxing match targeted for year-end PPV

Yes, you read correctly. Viacom is planning to use their newly signed fighter, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, by pitting him in a boxing match against Roy Jones Jr. According to sources, former UFC light heavyweight champion “Rampage” Jackson (32-11 MMA) and former multi weight-class boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. (56-8 Boxing) are being targeted to compete...

Jul 25, 2013 12:01 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 7/24/13 REPLAY: John Hackleman, Cat Zingano & Ross Pearson

Last night on BJPENN.COM Radio we had a great cast of guests join the show. Legendary coach and leader of ‘The Pit”, John Hackleman, broke down the history of the sport, what made Chuck Liddell such a special fighter and his new top prospect Glover Teixeira. Also on the docket was top female bantamweight fighter,...

Jul 25, 2013 11:25 am

Masvidal Wants To Show Fake Fighters, Myspace & Facebook Fighters What’s Up

“I want to show these make-believe fighters, these Myspace fighters, these Facebook fighters that there are some real fighters out here. There are some fighters who are scared about getting punched in the face. I’m not scared of getting punched in the face or getting tired in a fight. I like fighting. I’m not saying...

Jul 25, 2013 11:20 am

Report: UFC 162: Silva vs. Weidman Brings In Estimated 550,000 PPV Buys

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Jul 25, 2013 11:06 am

Pettis on Henderson: “little by little he is going to break.”

“I don’t really care if he’s in that rhythm or not, I just know what I have to do. If he’s in his rhythm, keep doing it, because I know what I have to do. Eventually one of my kicks are going to land, then one of my punches are going to land, and little...

Jul 25, 2013 10:46 am

Report: Matt Hamill vs Thiago Silva In The Works

Matt ‘The Hammer’ Hamill is apparently wasting no time diving back into the deep waters at 205 pounds. After a short-lived retirement that saw him return to action late last year,’The Hammer’, is now rumored for a showdown with top contender, Thiago Silva. If rumors hold true the two will face off on October 9th...

Jul 25, 2013 9:52 am

Ian McCall: “I’ve Kind of Blown My UFC Career So Far”

“I’m in a much better place. You know, I’ve kind of blown my UFC career so far, but now it’s time to earn what’s rightfully mine. I’ve always been physically ready. Every fight, I’ve always been in shape. I’ve always been there. Just for me it’s a mental thing because I can be a head...