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Sep 26, 2015 2:27 pm

Eddie Alvarez: ‘I’m Like A F*cking Unicorn In This Sport’

UFC lightweight Eddie Alvarez was surprised when he found out that his opponent, Gilbert Melendez, tested positive for exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites after their fight in Mexico City. The former Bellator champion told ‘The MMA Hour‘ that he never suspected a guy like Melendez to be doing anything like that and said he’s pretty...

Sep 20, 2015 1:30 pm

BJ Penn kicks it with Kimbo Slice at Bellator “DYNAMITE”!

Bellator and GLORY put on one hell of a show with “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening and the biggest names in mixed martial arts were there live to witness history! Everybody from former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez to UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez were there live to check out the action. Perhaps there was no better...

Sep 14, 2015 9:39 am

UFC fighters react to the return of NFL Sunday football

American Football fans rejoiced on Sunday afternoon when the National Football League made their return to a weekly schedule. The men and women of the octagon were excited to see their favorite teams return to the gridiron and spouted off their support through social media. Some fighters ended their night with a smile while others...

Sep 11, 2015 10:52 am

Eddie Alvarez Says It’s Official! –– Will Fight Anthony Pettis In Boston

Former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez (26-4 MMA) recently took to twitter to announce that his rumoured fight with former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis (18-3 MMA) is official for the UFC’s January fight card in Boston. @Ealvarezfight: “It’s official, at first I just wanted the guy, now I got location too, thank you @ufc...


Sep 9, 2015 5:29 pm

Report: Anthony Pettis vs. Eddie Alvarez Targeted For January

  It looks like the UFC is trying to put together a lightweight fight between the former champion Anthony Pettis and former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez. The report comes from Combate, who say the UFC are looking to put it together in January. Pettis hasn’t fought since losing his belt in a shocking upset against...

Jul 14, 2015 9:12 am

All ‘UFN: San Diego’ Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Testing

The California State Athletic Commission tested 16 fighters on the ‘UFC Fight Night: San Diego’ card out-of-competition and it turns out that they all passed. That was the most fighters from one card ever tested out-of-competion in the states history. CSAC’s Andy Foster reveled that all tests came back clean, including Gilbert Melendez. Melendez was...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 7, 2015 8:28 am

Al Iaquinta : ‘I Want To Slam My Head On The Desk’

UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta has now gone from fighting Bobby Green, to fighting Gilbert Melendez, to now fighting no one. Yesterday news surfaced that Melendez had failed a drug test from UFC 188 and will be suspended for a year. The UFC pulled him from his fight with Iaquinta scheduled for July 15 and now...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 26, 2015 6:29 am

‘UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee’ set with 13 bouts

The octagon will return to the state of California next month for UFC Fight Night 71, a 13-bout fight card which takes place July 15 live from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event, which will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, is headlined by a heavyweight bout featuring...

Jun 24, 2015 8:49 am

Joseph Benavidez: ‘Team Alpha Male Never Pulls Out Of Fights’

MMA is a sport that pits two individuals against each other where only one man can walk out victorious. It’s unlike any team sport because if a combatant suffers a serious injury, the match is scrapped entirely. It doesn’t matter if it’s Jose Aldo, Khabib Nurmagomedov, or Anthony Pettis; Fans are learning not to get...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 17, 2015 2:44 pm

REPLAY! Eddie Alvarez Blows His Nose, Nearly Blows Out His Eyeball

Eddie Alvarez’s eye blew up like a balloon when he blew his nose during his fight with Gilbert Melendez this past Saturday. Between rounds Alvarez casually blew his nose and instantly his left eye turned into a scene from a horror film. Check out the replay of the crazy scene below: Lesson learnt: Never blow...

Jun 16, 2015 8:19 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep #69––WATCH NOW

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Jun 16, 2015 2:58 pm

UFC 188 Medical Suspensions: Werdum Could Be Out 6 Months

  Medical suspensions for UFC 188 are in. The UFC released the official list of suspension early today. According to the list, new UFC champion Fabricio Werdum could face a total suspension of 180 days, if he doesn’t pass an MRI for his knee and thumb, along with a nasal x-ray. Velasquez, who Werdum beat,...

Jun 16, 2015 6:53 am

Conor McGregor’s Teammate Chased And Took Out A Gang Of Thieves

“I surprised myself during the whole thing as I slipped a punch I grabbed a high body lock then took the back and sunk in a rear naked choke on one guy. The second my neighbor Karl helped restrain him but I used shoulder lock and a grip on the culprits hoody in a bow...

Jun 16, 2015 6:42 am

Alvarez Slams Nate Diaz: ‘F*ck You! You’re F*cking Next!’

“Look, Nick and Nate, we’ve been pretty cool. I’ve seen them at other promotions. We crossed paths at DREAM before, Nick saw my nose bleeding and offered me some medicine to help out. They always seem like super respectful, nice dudes. Even Nate, I am cool with him. But, when I went there to Mexico,...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 15, 2015 1:50 pm

Alvarez Breaks Down Nate Diaz Altercation: ‘I Told Him He’s Next’

Eddie Alvarez walked out of the octagon in Mexico City, Mexico with his hands held high as he fought for and earned a tough split decision win. An argument could be made for either Alvarez or Gilbert Melendez to win the fight, but Alvarez is already looking forward to his next opponent. Nate Diaz bashed...

Jun 14, 2015 12:45 pm

Nate Diaz Calls Out Alvarez and Pettis: ‘Man Up and Fight Me!’

UFC favorite Nate Diaz has been missing from the octagon for quite some time, but he recently made an appearance to call out Eddie Alvarez on his win at “UFC 188”, then proceeded to challenge Alvarez and Anthony Pettis. “I think Gilbert Melendez won round one, and round two. I don’t think Alvarez did much...

Jun 13, 2015 9:12 pm

UFC 188 Results: Eddie Alvarez Battles Through Swollen Eye To Grab Split Decision

A much anticipated fight between Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez just went down during UFC 188’s co-main event. At the start both fighters felt each other out. Melendez landed a few nice jabs in a row. Alvarez came in and Melendez rocked him bad with a right hand. Alvarez moved back and Melendez moved forward....

Jun 13, 2015 8:35 pm

UFC 188 Results: Kelvin Gastelum Puts A Beating On Marquardt, Forcing Him to Quit

Middleweights Kelvin Gastelum and Nate Marquardt fought in the main cards third fight. Gastelum was the aggressor early. He landed a few nice leg kicks. Gastelum backed Marquardt to the cage and landed some big punches. Marquardt came forward and landed a nice punch combo. They clinched and Marquardt landed a big knee. Marquardt leaped...

Jun 13, 2015 6:51 pm

UFC 188 Results: Henry Cejudo Uses Grappling To Secure Unanimous Decision

The featured prelim was between UFC flyweights Chico Camus and Henry Cejudo. Cejudo came out with a jab, then a front body kick. Both fighters swung with big punches during an exchange, then Cejudo moved in and got the clinch against the cage. Camus got free. Cejudo tried to clinch again but was unable to....

Jun 13, 2015 5:35 pm

UFC 188 Results: Johnny Case Out Strikes And Out Wrestles Trevino For UD Win

In the first fight on FX, UFC lightweight Johnny Case took on Francisco Trevino. Trevino came out with a nice leg kick. Trevino threw a leg kick that was caught by Case. Case landed a big body kick while Trevino was pushed to the cage. They broke away. Again Case landed big body kick. It...

Jun 13, 2015 4:31 pm

UFC 188 Results: Gabriel Benitez Grabs Unanimous Decision Win In A Tough Battle

  UFC 188 kicked things off with the featherweights. Gabriel Benitez and Clay Collard were the first to step into the octagon tonight during the UFC Fight Pass prelim. The fight started and almost instantly Collard was on the mat. He came in with a leg kick but got caught with a punch that looked...

Jun 13, 2015 1:43 pm

‘UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Results

UFC 188 goes down tonight in Mexico City with the unified UFC heavyweight title on the line in the main event when Cain Velasquez faces off against Fabricio Werdum. Before that goes down Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez will finally get to battle each other in a fight that has been talked about for a...

Jun 13, 2015 1:09 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Brutal Knockout, Submission And War

Watch some intense action from CES XXIX, featuring a KO a submission and title fight upset!!! Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!