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Mar 22, 2015 10:21 am

Leandro Silva Discusses Dober Fight, Will Accept The Win

      Last night UFC lightweight Leandro Silva choked Drew Dober unconscious with a guillotine choke in the second round during their UFC Fight Night 62 scrap. Only, that didn’t actually happen. He did have Dober in the choke and it was in the second round and the referee did step in and stop...

Mar 5, 2015 11:20 am

RAMPAGE’s Bellator Compensation Package Revealed, And It’s Impressive

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson had a good thing at Bellator. This is what he stroked, when he signed on the dotted line: A $100,000 signing bonus A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $300,000 for non-PPV fights A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $450,000 for PPV fights A $50,000 bonus if...

Mar 1, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s 14 Second Win Over Zingano

Last night, Ronda Rousey proved why she is the baddest female fighter on the planet as she submitted Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds. The quickness of the bout shocked the MMA world, and left fight fans with some great reaction Tweets from fighters, regarding the bout, which you can see below: Damn Ronda —...

Feb 22, 2015 9:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

After a night of spectacular fights, several people begged UFC President Dana White for bonuses. Four individuals were awarded performance bonuses, find out who they are! Performance of the Night: Matt Dwyer Matt Dwyer def. William Macario by way of TKO (Punches) 3:14 of Round 1 Matt Dwyer sent William Macario crashing to the canvas...


Feb 19, 2015 4:00 am

Cormier, Dillashaw, Florian, And Rousey React To The UFC’s New Drug Policy

During last night’s UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broadcast the panel shared their reactions to the UFC’s new enhanced drug testing policy. Daniel Cormier on the UFC’s new testing policies: “I heard that they are going to continue to test and weed out the guys who are cheating, not only the fans, but the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 8, 2015 7:34 am

Lauzon On Reebok Deal: “As Time Goes On They’ll Fix It”

While the UFC-Reebok uniform deal is not being enforced just yet, that hasn’t stopped fighters and fans from discussing the finer points of the deal, mainly, how fighters will be paid. Under the new Reebok deal, fighters will be paid based on their ranking, with the champion making the most money, and the fighters ranked...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....

Feb 2, 2015 7:46 am

Diaz Explains Antics During Anderson Silva Fight

This past weekend Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both returned to the Octagon, where they fought for 5 rounds to a decision that saw Silva awarded the win unanimously. In the first round, Diaz came out quickly, trash talking Silva, even going as far as to lay on the ground, and stand with his back...

Jan 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Silva On Jones: He’s My Friend, But He Needs to Change

Anderson Silva made a triumphant return to the octagon tonight when he defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 183. After the bout, he ran out of the octagon and embraced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. When asked why he did that, Silva answered in a serious and concerned tone. However, the concern was only half...

Jan 19, 2015 9:21 am

CM Punk And Pendred Engage In Twitter Beef

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston” Cathal Pendred narrowly edged out a decision win over Sean Spencer. The decision saw all 3 judges award the bout to Pendred, something UFC President Dana White didn’t necessarily agree with. Following the decision, the UFC’s newest signee, CM Punk sent out a Tweet regarding the decision, which...

Jan 13, 2015 11:24 am

Michael Bisping – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt

After years of training in the Brazilian Martial Arts, top UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has earned the rank of Brown Belt. Congrats to the count, who announced the accomplishment via his official twitter. Being awarded my brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu today from Brady Fink at Misfits Martial … http://t.co/2fK37XnFQQ pic.twitter.com/Ltk0P5FrcV — michael (@bisping) January...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...

Jan 4, 2015 11:05 am

R.I.P. Stuart Scott

After a memorable night of fights last night at UFC 182, the world awoke to heartbreaking news from ESPN, that longtime ESPN anchor, and MMA fan, Stuart Scott, lost his longtime battle to cancer at the age of 49 after battling the disease for 8 years. Scott battled with cancer for several years, refusing to...

Dec 28, 2014 6:39 pm

BJPenn.Com Radio Live at 7 P.M. PST Pat Curran & Chris Beal

LISTEN LIVE HERE Tonight’s show is kicked off by Pat “Paddy Mike” Curran. The Former 2 time Bellator Featherweight Champion is joining us to talk his path back to the belt and how Daniel Weichel is standing in his way on February 13th. Pat is set to take on Daniel at Bellator 133. We will...

Dec 28, 2014 7:59 am

Jade Bryce Released From Bellator

Popular Bellator MMA ring-girl Jade Bryce has announced that she and her longtime employers at Bellator MMA have parted ways. Bryce posted the following message on her Instagram account. Super sad to announce that I am no longer with Bellator. They have chosen to go in a different direction for the new year. I worked...

Dec 16, 2014 10:28 am

NOSEBLEEDS! UFC’S Ryan Jimmo Salty Over Seating Assignment

One of the perks of fighting for the UFC is the great seats awarded to it’s combatants. Check it: Thanks @ufc @danawhite for the fantastic seats. You sure know how to make your fighters feel appreciated………. pic.twitter.com/7Ftd5YM9Ut — Ryan Jimmo (@RyanJimmo) December 13, 2014 And last week in Vegas @ufc @danawhite great seats for 2x...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...

Nov 20, 2014 9:53 am

If Swanson loses to Edgar, Poirier wants rematch

Coming off a quick TKO loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 177, Dustin Poirier once against found himself among the middle of a stacked featherweight division. Poirier, who fought Cub Swanson to a decision at UFC on Fuel TV back in February of 2013, would like a rematch with Swanson, if Cub loses to Frankie...

Nov 19, 2014 8:23 am

McGregor Pulling For Swanson Over Edgar

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor will likely have his eye close on this Saturday’s main event between Cub Swanson and Frankie Edgar. UFC President Dana White has stated that if Swanson wins the bout, he will be awarded a title shot against Jose Aldo. McGregor, who fights Dennis Siver in January, will also likely earn a title...

Nov 18, 2014 1:44 pm

Jon Jones: ‘I would never fight Anderson Silva’

“I would never want to fight Anderson. Never. Ever.” “I just look up to him so much. And he’s just…I don’t have many people that I’ve looked up to in my lifetime and think, ‘wow, how cool would it be to be that guy.’ Look at what he’s done. Jordan, LeBron, Anderson, Kobe, I consider...

Oct 25, 2014 4:44 pm

UFC 179 Results: Burns Submits Giagos with Armbar in Round 1

Gilbert Burns remains undefeated in his mixed martial arts career! He locked up tonight’s victory with only three seconds remaining in the first round. The UFC Fight Pass Preliminary portion of “UFC 179” concluded with a lightweight bout between jiu-jitsu ace Gilbert Burns and Christo Giagos. The bout was closely contested but once it went...

Oct 8, 2014 11:30 am

Invicta & Tuff-N-Uff Team Up – Two To Win Multi-Fight Invicta Contracts

Jeff Meyer and Shannon Knapp, leaders of two highly respected, nationally recognized mixed martial arts organizations, Tuff-N-Uff and Invicta Fighting Championship, respectively, today announced that they are joining forces to award two female “Future Stars of MMA” a coveted multi-fight Invicta FC contract. Meyer and Knapp confirmed that four female featherweights and four female lightweights...

Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Battleground O.N.E. Weigh-In Results

All eight fighters made weight and drew their quarterfinal stage matchups one day before the highly-anticipated, one-night BattleGrounds MMA welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000 live on pay-per-view from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. The official weigh-in was co-hosted by WWE Hall...

Sep 29, 2014 7:01 pm

Mark Hunt: I’m Not Rich, I Just Bank A Lot

Current UFC heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently made New Zealand’s 20 highest paid athletes list, this according to the New Zealand Herald: #17. Mark Hunt (UFC) – $890,000 Mark Hunt is New Zealand’s biggest name involved in the world’s fastest growing sport. Hunt recently signed a new six-fight deal with UFC worth...