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Jun 11, 2013 6:11 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Eddie Wineland Talks Training Changes, Getting 2 Camps for 1 Fight, and His New John L. Sullivan Look

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Fist-ta-Cuff Radio recently invited UFC Bantamweight number one contender, Eddie Wineland, in to talk all the recent unfortunate events involving his fight at UFC 161. With Wineland’s scheduled title fight with Renan Barao at this week’s UFC 161 event being scrapped due to injury to the Interim Champ, Wineland had a lot to discuss with our...

Jun 11, 2013 6:07 am

Faber: ‘Nothing to gain’ in Latest Fight Booking

“The hard part on my side is, nobody knows who the heck he is and there’s nothing really to gain. He’s ranked No. 13 in the (UFC) rankings, and I’m ranked No. 3. He’s a dangerous fight. There wasn’t much out there for me. So I can just be thankful I have a fight –...


Jun 11, 2013 5:55 am

Quick Twitt | Tarec Saffiedine To Resume Training In 4-6 Weeks

After having to pull out of his scheduled July bout against Robbie Lawler, the Saffiedine camp has remained silent about they extent of the fighters injury. Now via Facebook, Tarec himself confirmed that he doesn’t need surgery and will be resuming training in close to 1 month. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 11, 2013 5:47 am

Lawyer: Nick Diaz still retired for immediate future

Following his unanimous-decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158, former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Shortly thereafter news broke that the Stockton native was getting into the MMA promoting business in North California. Today Diaz’s lawyer Jonathan Tweedale spoke to Ariel Helwani about...

Jun 11, 2013 5:44 am

Diego Nunes Latest to Ink with Bellator

By JAKE CHASTAIN | After his 3-3 run in the UFC  talented featherweight Diego Nunes was released from his contract, leaving him momentarily unemployed. However, we gained word over the weekend that Nunes has signed a deal with the currently popular Bellator promotion. Brazilian MMA news outlet Ataque Total first reported the news this past Saturday and...

Jun 11, 2013 5:41 am

Rashad Evans: Machida Loss Gave Me Nightmares

“I would be lying if I said that fight didn’t affect me. That fight gave me nightmares for a long time. On so many levels I lost that fight before I even got there. I was wondering how that could have happened. I never even thought I could even be hurt in a fight, never...

Jun 11, 2013 5:37 am

VIDEO | Official ‘EA Sports UFC’ Trailer

EA SPORTS UFC Official E3 2013 Trailer. Feel the fight as the action, emotion, and intensity inside the Octagon are brought to life like never before. The next generation of MMA fighting begins spring of 2014 when EA SPORTS UFC is released for the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4. Powered by the new EA...

Jun 11, 2013 5:32 am

Tickets For UFC on Fox Sports 1 2: Condit vs. Kampmann II On Sale This Week

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (28-7, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.) returns to the Octagon® to face top contender Martin Kampmann (20-6, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.) on Wednesday, August 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. The two previously met in 2009, with Kampmann earning a razor-thin split decision. Now...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Ray Sefo To Return to MMA at WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World Series of Fighting President, Ray Sefo, announced Monday that he will be fighting for the promotion in its next set of fights at WSOF 4.   Sefo spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, and he announced that he would be returning to action on the WSOF...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Tyson Griffin vs. Gesias Cavalcante Announced for WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Former UFC lightweight contender, Tyson Griffin, is set to make is promotional debut for the World Series of Fighting against Gesias Cavalcante, Brazilian website Tatame.com announced Monday.   Griffin (16-6) left the UFC in 2011 following a 1-4 run in the promotion.  He has since bounced back, winning his...

Jun 10, 2013 3:42 pm

Ian McCall set to Battle Iliarde Santos at UFC 163 on August 3rd in Rio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall, despite all of the talents and skills he possesses, is still winless in the UFC. Since the organization has introduced the flyweight division McCall has gone 0-2-1, losing a fight to Demetrious Johnson (and drawing with him) and Joeseph Benavidez. Before those three fights McCall was considered by...

Jun 10, 2013 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | (Part 2) TJ Grant on Fight With Henderson: “I’m Going to Hit Benson Really, Really, Really Hard” | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on BJPenn.com Radio our boys George and Pedro welcomed on newly-named number one UFC lightweight contender, TJ Grant. Grant, who is fresh off of the heels of his knock-out performance over Gray Maynard, is now officially set to face UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164 on August 31st. TJ has been a long-time guest and...

Jun 10, 2013 2:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dan Lauzon Talks Debut for World Series of Fighting | BJPENN.COM RADIO

Dan Lauzon spoke to BJPenn.com Radio as he gets ready to make his debut for the World Series of Fighting in a lightweight match up against veteran fighter, John Gunderson. Lauzon (16-4) is the younger brother of UFC lightweight fighter, Joe Lauzon.  Like his brother, Dan is an exciting fighter with all 16 of his...

Jun 10, 2013 11:04 am

Werdum Wants TUF Mexico Against Cain Velasquez

“For those who don’t know, I’m a commentator for the UFC in Spanish because I can speak in Spanish … after living for many years in Spain. I came to the UFC with the idea of doing an ‘Ultimate Fighter’ with (Cain) Velasquez in Mexico. I don’t know if he’s going to beat (Junior dos...

Jun 10, 2013 10:56 am

Glover Teixeira The Man To Beat Jon Jones, Says Coach

“I think Jon Jones is great. I think anyone’s beatable. A couple of people have come close, maybe if that armbar was a little better from Vitor, or if Lyoto stayed a little more aggressive with his punches, anybody can get beat. If anybody could hit him in the chin just right that would be...

Jun 10, 2013 10:47 am

Dan Henderson Ready For Evans, But Title Shot Ultimate Goal

“Rashad is difficult to predict on how he is going to come out and fight. I don’t know whether he will want to come out wrestling or stand-up. Either way, I am prepared for a wrestling match or a stand-up battle. He is well rounded and very tough, it should be an exciting fight. (A...

Jun 10, 2013 10:37 am

VIDEO | Jon Anik & Kenny Florian Preview UFC 161

Dan Henderson takes on former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans at UFC 161. Jon Anik and Kenny Florian break down the upcoming UFC 161 main event. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Jun 10, 2013 10:33 am

Free Fight Video | Kron Gracie vs. Shinya Aoki

Last night in Los Angeles, Metamoris II went down. The Pro Jiu Jitsu event was capped off with a main event between two legends in the grappling world, Kron Gracie and Shinya Aoki. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit