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May 16, 2013 5:20 pm

Dana White Irate Over Diaz Tweet: Threatens Fine, Suspension Or Termination Of Contract

The Butterfly Effect:In chaos theory, the butterfly effect is the sensitive dependence on initial conditions, where a small change at one place in a deterministic nonlinear system can result in large differences to a later state. Pat Healy hits a joint, Nate Diaz faces suspension, fines and or release from the UFC. It’s amazing how...

May 16, 2013 1:16 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | Abel Trujillo on UFC 160 Fight Against Khabib Nurmagomedov: “I just want to finish this guy.” | BJPENN.COM Radio

UFC Lightweight contender Abel “Killa” Trujillo joined BJPENN.COM Radio this past Wednesday, May 15 to discuss a number of topics, including his upcoming fight at UFC 160 next Saturday, May 25 against Combat Sambo world champion Khabib Nurmagomedov. Ranked as the #10 lightweight in the world, Khabib’s hype has been growing since his UFC debut....


May 16, 2013 12:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti focused on return to action after layoff

  Don’t look for his name and face on the back of a milk carton just yet. Diehard fans of the UFC remember welterweight Luigi Fioravanti for his run in the mid-2000’s but a handful of instances have kept him away from competing as of late. Fioravanti, a veteran of over 30 professional fights, is...

May 16, 2013 12:37 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO 5/15/13 REPLAY: TRUJILLO, SILVA, SHERK & MILLER

Last night BJPENN.COM RADIO returned with another top notch panel of guests. UFC lightweight fighter Abel Trujillo joined the crew to discuss his UFC 160 match up against Khabib Nurmagomedov. Top UFC light-heavyweight, Thiago Silva, was the second guest of the evening and he discussed the switch from ATT to the Blackzilians and his fight...

May 16, 2013 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Ellenberger Picks Belfort Over Rockhold

From our good friend Rick J Lee: Jake Ellenberger Breaks down a middleweight bout between the MMA veteran Vitor Belfort and former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion and promotional newcomer Luke Rockhold

May 16, 2013 11:20 am

Nick Diaz’s Promotion ‘War MMA’ Looks for June 22 Debut

  The last few days have seen a tantalizing rumor develop into a prospective reality.  Former UFC welterweight contender, Nick Diaz, is looking to start his own MMA promotion; more than that, he has already applied for a temporary promoter’s license in hopes of launching “War MMA” as soon as June 22.   Sherdog.com reached...

May 16, 2013 11:16 am

Caraway Throws Salt On Wound: Happy To Take Healy’s Bonus, Hates Marijuana

The same guy who went on twitter threatening, UFC female champion, Ronda Rousey with physical violence is back throwing out more classless comments for the world to pick up on. Maybe it’s just me, but there’s something to be said for being humble in times when you are rewarded for something you didn’t really deserve....

May 16, 2013 10:49 am

THE UFC LAUNCHES UFC FIT

The secrets of the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s elite athletes are finally revealed in UFC FIT – the UFC’s first ever in-home fitness and nutrition program. Developed with renowned strength and conditioning coach Mike Dolce, UFC FIT is a lifestyle program based on the same methods the world’s greatest athletes use to prepare for the OctagonTM....

May 16, 2013 10:43 am

Marcus Davis plans to finish his career as the Bellator lightweight champion

Although Marcus Davis (21-9-1) will fight this Saturday for New England Fights VII, he plans to finish his career in Bellator hoping to become the lightweight champion. The Ultimate Fighter Championship veteran will face Darrius Heyliger (5-1) at the Androscoggin Bank Colisee in Lewiston, Maine. Davis told MMAWeekly.com that if he gets past Heyliger, he...

May 16, 2013 10:35 am

Floyd ‘Money’ Mayweather named highest earning sports athlete for 2013

Floyd Mayweather can’t seem to lose inside the ring and out, as according to Sports Illustrated’s annual list released Wednesday (via Yahoo! Sports). “Money” Mayweather is set to earn $90 million in 2013 off of his 2 fights a recent win over Robert Guerrero and another yet to be announced in the fall. Mayweather will...

May 16, 2013 10:12 am

GSP Coach Roach: ‘Hendricks isn’t hard to figure out’

“His next opponent, Hendricks, is a southpaw with a good punch. I have tape on Hendricks and we’re working to nullify what he does. We got the gameplan pretty much down already. We’re working on it. He’s always looking for that big shot. He’s a veteran wrestler, of course, a good wrestler, but he doesn’t...

May 16, 2013 10:07 am

PHOTO | Belfort & Rockhold Staredown At Today’s Press Conference

If you missed today’s UFC on FX 8 pre-fight press-conference, it’s probably because it took place at 7:30am PT. Kind of early on the west coast for fight business. It was however culminated with an intense staredown between the two main event fighters, Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold. We will post the full replay for...

May 15, 2013 4:00 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta: The UFC Has Made 70 Millionaires

“We’ve created, literally, nearly 70 millionaires since we took this thing over, and some of them multimillionaires.” That is what UFC owner Lorenzo Fertitta claims the promotion has accomplished in the combat sports world since UFC parent company Zuffa LLC acquired the show over a decade ago at the turn of the millennia. Both Lorenza Fertitta...

May 15, 2013 3:19 pm

Florida mayors to fight in MMA bout

By Evan Stoumbelis (@MMAEvan) Instead of using their words to fight eachother, two Florida mayors have decided to let fists fly in the spirit of charity. Miami Lakes mayor Michael Pizzi and Hialeah mayor Carlos Hernandez have decided to solve a disagreement in the cage. “This is what happens when two middle-aged men meet and...

May 15, 2013 1:57 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC FEATHERWEIGHT COLE MILLER (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by The Ultimate Fighter veteran and proud ATT loyalist, Cole Miller, who is coming off a much needed win over Bart Palaszewski. Use the player below to catch...

May 15, 2013 1:49 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH FORMER UFC CHAMP SEAN SHERK (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by former UFC lightweight champion Sean Sherk. Sean has been traveling the globe and finally after a pitstop back home will join us to catch everyone up on...

May 15, 2013 1:45 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC FIGHTER THIAGO SILVA (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the always entertaining Thiago Silva. Silva is set to face Rafael Cavalcante at UFC on FUEL TV 10 next month. Use the player below to catch the...

May 15, 2013 1:40 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO RETURNS TONIGHT WITH UFC 160’s ABEL TRUJILLO (Wed. 5:00p.m. PT)

The crew returns tonight in their normal time-slot for an all new episode of BJPENN.COM RADIO. Hosts George Mathews (@GMathewsMMA) and Pedro Carrasco (@LATLPedro) will be joined by the ultra-talented Abel Trujilo who is set to face top lightweight prospect Khabib Nurmagomedov. Use the player below to catch the live broadcast at 5:00 p.m. PT...

May 15, 2013 1:21 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Tells How The Nogueira Brothers Kept Him Fighting

Anderson “The Spider” Silva, the UFC Middleweight Champion, opened up to Karyn Bryant on FUEL TV’s “From All Angles”. Silva explains how the Nogueira brothers convinced him to keep fighting, his warrior spirit and his family. “The Nogueira brothers are part of my family. I love these buys because me stay together with my dream,...

May 15, 2013 1:02 pm

Bellator Confirms Opening Round of Heavyweight Tourney Kicks Off on June 19th Card in Oklahoma

By Jake Chastain |Bellator officials confirmed today that its six-fight, three-hour summer series kickoff will now feature the opening round of the upcoming heavyweight tournament on June 19th. The four-man heavyweight bracket will feature Vinicius Queiroz, Richard Hale, Ron Sparks and the undefeated Vitaly Minakov. The opening round, which in turn is the semi-final of the...