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Jun 7, 2013 1:04 pm

EXCLUSIVE | (Part 1) TJ Grant Talks Win Over Maynard and How He’s “Incredibly Motivated” for Title Fight with Benson Henderson | 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...

Jul 30, 2016 9:59 pm

MMA community reacts to Tyron Woodley’s KO of Robbie Lawler

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley showed the world why his nickname is ‘The Chosen One’. The 34-year old Missouri native shocked the world as he stopped Robbie Lawler just minutes into the fight with a one-punch knockout. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to Woodley’s finish of the...

Jul 27, 2016 9:24 am

Benson Henderson backs Mark Hunt’s attempt to unionize fighters

Since it was announced that Brock Lesnar failed a pre-fight, as well as a fight night drug test for UFC 200, his opponent, Mark Hunt, has continued to make headlines. In addition to an expletive filled rant, Hunt called for the UFC to give him 100% of Lesnar’s massive $2.5 million purse for the event....


Jul 6, 2016 10:18 am

PHOTO | Derrick Lewis takes ‘touch butt’ to a new level

UFC heavyweight Derrick “The Black Beast” Lewis is known for his devastating knockout power and also for his wonderful sense of humor. Lewis is constantly putting up comical posts up through his social media channels and usually has something funny to say or do in his interviews. With the UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor being...

Jun 19, 2016 9:43 am

Pros react to Stephen Thompson’s win over Rory MacDonald

Stephen Thompson likely secured himself a welterweight title shot at UFC Fight Night 89 last night after he scored a decision victory over Rory MacDonald in the evening’s main event. Here is how the pros reacted to “Wonderboy’s” big win: I feel like @rory_macdonald is blocking his nose most the fight. — Tyron T-Wood Woodley...

Jun 9, 2016 12:27 pm

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Shortly after stepping in on short notice for Chris Weidman at UFC 199 and knocking out Luke Rockhold to become the UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping found himself being put on blast by the man he replaced at UFC 199, Chris Weidman. Weidman called Bisping a “bum” and called for a title fight against Bisping...

Jun 5, 2016 11:12 am

Pros react to Dan Henderson’s brutal KO victory over Hector Lombard

Former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson scored an absolutely brutal knockout victory over former Bellator title holder Hector Lombard at last night’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles. The 45-year-old landed a head kick on Lombard and then hit him with an elbow that caused “Lightning” to fall crashing to the canvas in the bouts second-round....

May 26, 2016 4:20 pm

Cody Garbrandt involved in brief scuffle with Thomas Almeida’s team

This Sunday in Las Vegas, two of the UFC’s brightest bantamweight prospects will square off in a pivotal matchup as undefeated prospects Thomas Almeida and Cody Garbrandt square off in the main event of UFC Fight Night 88. Prior to that however, Garbrandt was involved in a brief scuffle with Almeida’s team at the hotel...

May 16, 2016 10:56 am

Matt Brown’s attacker is pressing charges?

Rodrigo Botti, a former trainer of UFC welterweight Matt Brown allegedly attacked Brown at his hotel in Brazil on Sunday after his UFC 198 fight with Demian Maia. Video was released of the incident following Botti’s alleged attack on Brown. The video shows a man who has been identified as Vinicius “Pequeno” Lemos punishing Botti...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 2, 2016 10:29 am

Conor McGregor claims to have shattered Brock Lesnar’s pay-per-view numbers

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been active on twitter Monday revealing a lot about what is on his mind. “The Notorious” has been all the buzz after being pulled from UFC 200 by the UFC for refusing to take part in media obligations to promote the fight. McGregor replied to fan on twitter that...

Apr 21, 2016 8:27 am

Conor McGregor’s coach releases statement following big announcement

Tuesday morning Conor McGregor started a whirlwind as he announced his retirement from MMA. While the MMA community speculated as to why McGregor was retiring, UFC President Dana White went on SportsCenter and announced that McGregor had been pulled from UFC 200 for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. Thursday morning McGregor released a lengthy...

Mar 29, 2016 2:24 pm

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ arrest

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is in trouble with the law once again. However, Jones is claiming this incident is the result of a lying Albuquerque police officer. On Monday, it was revealed in a police officer body cam video that the former champ was given five traffic citations from an Albuquerque police...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...

Mar 11, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate enjoying life as a champion, ready for whoever

This past Saturday at UFC 196, it appeared that Holly Holm was on her way to a convincing decision win over Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the 5th round however, Tate managed to secure a rear-naked choke and choke Holm unconscious to win the belt that had eluded her for...

Mar 8, 2016 9:36 pm

GSP vs Nate Diaz? Firas Zahabi is looking to make it happen

@NateDiaz209 let me see what I can do…I know @GeorgesStPierre was very impressed by your performance. & So was I. https://t.co/jFu3hSt0Q2 — Firas Zahabi (@Firas_Zahabi) March 9, 2016 According to GSP’s coach Firas Zahabi, the former welterweight champion was very impressed by Nate Diaz’s performance at UFC 196. Rumors have been flying for sometime that...

Mar 1, 2016 7:37 am

Team Silva wants commission to review and overturn Bisping’s win

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past Saturday in London, when he defeated former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. The fight was very close and many fans thought that “The Spider” should have got the ‘nod’ from the¬†judges when all was said and done. Anderson...

Feb 29, 2016 6:41 am

Michael Bisping responds to Nick Diaz: “If you want to throw down I’m in!”

Michael Bisping scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career this past weekend in London, when he defeated former UFC champion Anderson Silva via unanimous decision. Shortly after “The Count’s” upset victory, former UFC title challenger Nick Diaz took to social media to post a meme insinuating that Bisping should have actually lost...

Feb 19, 2016 11:57 pm

Fighters react to controversial Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie fight

In the main event of Bellator 149 Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie stepped into the cage to fight for a third time. The fight was a short one, that ultimately saw Gracie awarded the TKO win after landing some ground and pound on Shamrock. The controversy however came due to the fact that many noticed...

Feb 13, 2016 11:05 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey named as 2016 Sports Illustrated Swimsuit cover model

Ronda Rousey has managed to stay out of the media spotlight for the most part since her UFC 193 loss to Holly Holm last year. While Rousey is currently busy filming several movies for Hollywood, photos recently emerged of the former champ back training with Glendale Fight Club head coach Edmond Tarverdyan. While Holly Holm...