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May 25, 2015 1:26 pm

Anderson Silva Bashes ‘Experts’, ‘I never had a juiced body’

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva wants it to be known that he has never been a cheater and never had a juiced body. “The Spider” failed a pre-fight drug test leading into his UFC 183 bout with Nick Diaz and has since been suspended. Silva took to Instagram and lashed out at the experts...

May 19, 2015 11:53 am

Rogan Confirms Schaubs Sponsorship Claim, Shuts Down Dana White

Brendan Schaub and Dana White’s mini-war over the UFC/Reebok deal isn’t over yet. When the payout information was released pertaining to the UFC/Reebok deal, many fighters voiced their opinions on the matter. Schaub was among those fighters and he mentioned that he usually earns $100,000 in sponsorships while fighting for the UFC and he would...

May 16, 2015 12:12 pm

Pros React to Mark Munoz’s Dominant Retirement Fight

Mark Munoz stepped into the octagon for the final time tonight at “UFC Fight Night 66”. He dominated Luke Barnatt for three rounds before earning the unanimous decision victory and proceeded to give an amazing retirement speech. Check out what the pros thought of Munoz’s performance tonight! I really want to see Munoz go out...

May 15, 2015 11:46 am

Former UFC Fighter Corey Hill Passes at the Age of 36

Former UFC fighter Corey Hill has passed away on Friday afternoon after battling a devastating illness at the age of 36. His wife, Lauran Hill, confirmed his passing through TMZ Sports. UFC confirmed his death on their website on Thursday, but Hill said he was still battling. Unfortunately, Hill would go on to lose the...

May 15, 2015 2:48 am

Grove To Halsey & Doubters: ‘I’m Going To Prove You Wrong!’ – EXCLUSIVE

Friday night on Spike TV, Bellator 137 goes down featuring a main event title fight between middleweight champion Brandon Halsey and Kendall Grove. Ahead of his bout with Halsey (who missed weight on Thursday and will be stripped of his title whether he wins or not) the TUF winner and former UFC fighter spoke with...

May 14, 2015 10:01 am

Zuffa Is Trying to Block Request for 15 Years of Financial Statements

Have you ever wondered how much cash Zuffa is raking in? We may soon find out! Zuffa is requesting to block the release of a report that would reveal exactly how much money they have made over the last fifteen years. They want the motion to stay in Northern California District Court. This is tied...

May 14, 2015 10:00 am

HAPPY BIRTHDAY URIJAH FABER!

Happy birthday to “The California Kid”! Urijah Faber will be celebrating his 36th birthday today just days away from fighting Frankie Edgar at “UFC Fight Night 66”. Unfortunately for him, he probably won’t be eating any birthday cake until after the bout! If he is able to secure a victory over Edgar this Saturday on...

May 1, 2015 5:55 pm

NO THANKS! UFC Lightweight Myles Jury Throws All His Reeboks Away

When the partnership between Reebok and UFC was announced, fighters were apprehensive to celebrate. All the fighters knew was that they could not wear any other sponsors to the octagon when the deal became active. How Reebok’s sponsorship money would be dispersed throughout the fighters was still a mystery. After hearing that how much money...

Mar 10, 2015 8:57 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks his Pro Wrestling debut

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil Baroni, recently made his pro wrestling debut for Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) in Tokyo, Japan. The “New York Bad Ass” sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to talk about his first experience in pro wrestling (see his match HERE) and how this new endeavour will impact his mixed martial...

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 5, 2015 3:38 pm

Florian: Silva – Jones Drug Test A “Black Eye” For The Sport

Former UFC title contender Kenny Florian was recently at FOX Sports with Daniel Cormier where he shared his thoughts on the failed drug tests of UFC superstars Jon Jones and Anderson Silva. Jon Jones made headlines when it was announced that cocaine metabolites were found in his system, this after a random pre-fight drug test...

Jan 19, 2015 7:09 am

Fighters React To Cerrone’s Controversial Win Over Henderson

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Boston” Donald Cerrone narrowly edged out a decision win over Benson Henderson. The bout was scored in favor of Cerrone by all 3 judges (See that HERE), however that didn’t stop many fans and fighters from disagreeing with the outcome. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 9, 2014 3:45 pm

Khabib: ‘Only way I lose to Pettis is by a lucky punch’

“My wrestling is on another level. Gilbert is a very experienced guy, good heart, good boxing, good chin. A lot of respect for Gilbert Melendez. But if I have fight against Anthony Pettis, I think I pressure him, hard punch, takedown and top control. I think he no like this. You see Gilbert Melendez take...

Dec 7, 2014 8:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to UFC signing CM Punk

During the broadcast of UFC 181, it was announced that the UFC had signed former WWE champion CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, to a contract, and that he would be making his MMA, and UFC debut sometime soon. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but...

Oct 26, 2014 11:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Phil Davis’ Dominant Win Over Glover Teixeira

Last night in the co-main event of UFC 179, Phil Davis shocked many as he dominated Glover Teixeira with elite level wrestling skills throughout 3 rounds to earn the unanimous decision win. Davis was 3-0 when fighting Brazilian fighters in Brazil, and with his win over Glover last night, he extended that streak to 4-0,...

Oct 15, 2014 10:54 am

NO CHANCES! Silva Says If You Fail You Should Fry

The amount of MMA fighters testing positive for performance enhancing drugs is on the rise, and former UFC champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva believes stricter punishments need to be put in place to correct the situation. Silva is no stranger to PED’s in MMA, in fact 7 of his 15 octagon opponents have failed a...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Aug 25, 2014 2:56 pm

Gilbert Melendez On Pettis Rivalry: We Don’t Talk S***

Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis just finished up the taping of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural UFC women’s strawweight champion. Melendez spoke with MMAJunkie about the season of TUF saying: “I hope people aren’t too disappointed, but there’s not much interaction between us,” Melendez said. “We’re kind of guys who don’t talk too...

Jul 29, 2014 2:24 pm

Breaking: Joe Riggs Out Of FN 51 With Non-Life Threatening Gun Injuries

Joe ‘Diesel’ Riggs was set to make his return to the UFC at UFC Fight Night 51 against Paulo Thiago. However in an unfortunate turn of events Riggs was accidentally shot while cleaning a pistol in his home in Arizona and rushed to a nearby hospital. The UFC released a statement about the incident: “Riggs...

Jul 17, 2014 1:02 pm

Donald Cerrone is Ready – “I Will Literally Fight Anyone The UFC Gives Me”

“I will literally fight anybody. UFC tells me a day and time to be there, and I’ll gladly be there. Nate [Diaz], Khabib [Nurmagomedov], anybody. I want to fight. Sooner the better, and I’m looking forward to getting back out there.” During last night’s post-fight presser, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone stated that he will fight anyone,...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 8, 2014 3:56 pm

BJ Penn: A Fighter Retires

By: Thomas Gerbasi via UFC.com : There was always a running joke among a couple members of the UFC production team and myself when it came to BJ Penn. Event after event we would trade our war stories, trying to top each other by revealing the journey it took to finally track down the ever-elusive “Prodigy.” After it was...

Jun 2, 2014 3:48 pm

Jay-Z and Anderson Silva Team Up For STATIC Web Series

Jay-Z has entered the world of Mixed Martial Arts. The iconic rapper has teamed up with MMA and UFC legend Anderson The Spider Silva to create “STATIC”, a web series that will air on Jay-Z’s Life+Times web channel. The series will take an in-depth look at the hottest rivalries in Mixed Martial Arts history, and...

May 3, 2014 12:34 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Turned Down A Fight With Donald Cerrone Due to Ramadan

  The MMA world is eagerly awaiting the recently announced match up between UFC lightweights Donald Cerrrone and Jim Miller. The two highly ranked fighters will meet on July 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at UFC Fight Night 45. The announcement was of course welcomed by fight fans but it also raised a very...

Dec 31, 2013 12:58 pm

5 Stories this year that will impact 2014

The year is ending and man was it a wild ride. We saw tons of amazing fights that featured “WTF!” moments. There were upsets and rivalries and who can forget all of the drama (in and out of the cage). Some fighters hung up their gloves and others decided to put theirs back on. As...

Dec 19, 2013 12:15 pm

BJPENN.COM Quick Hits: Is Georges St. Pierre the Greatest Champion of All Time?

The crew here at BJPENN.COM is back to bring you another edition of ‘Quick Hits’ whether you like it or not. ‘Quick Hits’ made its debut last week and it brought the idea of an MMA themed ‘Pardon the Interruption’ to life. It may be text based and we may not have Tony Reali correcting...

Dec 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard Signed for UFC 171

UFC welterweights Jake Shields and Hector Lombard are set to meet in the octagon at UFC 171 on March 15th, ESPN confirms. Jake Shields has been on an impressive run while in the UFC not having lost a fight since 2011. After winning a split decision against Tyron Woodley, Shields went on to pick up...