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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...

Sep 28, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana Says McGregor Is A Bigger Star Than GSP And Lesnar

UFC President Dana White spoke on the UFC 178 post-fight show on Fox Sports 1 about Conor McGregor’s star power. Earlier in the night, in what has been called ‘the people’s main event,’ McGregor defeated Dustin Poirier via TKO in under 2-minutes of the 1st round. “Conor McGregor is the real deal – he is...

Sep 28, 2014 1:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Tonight At 7 P.M. PST With Kenny Monday, JT Taylor, & Jim Ross

LISTEN LIVE HERE Listen to BJPenn.com Radio tonight as BJPenn.com Radio is taken over by BattleGrounds MMA. The show is kicked off by Kenny Monday, Kenny is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. Kenny also is the President of BattleGrounds MMA. We will discuss how Kenny got involved in...

Sep 28, 2014 10:11 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Romero’s Controversial Win Over Kennedy

Yesterday on the main card of UFC 178, after nearly being KO’d at the end of round 2, Yoel Romero’s corner bought him nearly 30 extra seconds on the stool between rounds. When the 3rd round started Romero went out and TKO’d Tim Kennedy. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions from...


Sep 27, 2014 1:50 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Tomorrow Night At 7 P.M. PST With Kenny Monday, JT Taylor, & Jim Ross

Popular Sports Internet Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Listen to BJPenn.com Radio tomorrow night as BJPenn.com Radio is taken over by BattleGrounds MMA. The show is kicked off by Kenny Monday, Kenny is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. Kenny also is the President of BattleGrounds MMA. We...

Sep 16, 2014 12:16 pm

Jesse Taylor Finalizes 1 Night, 8 Man Welterweight Tournament

Submission ace Jesse “JT Money” Taylor (27-10) and red-hot finisher Joe Ray (11-3) have entered the highly-anticipated BattleGrounds MMA one-night, eight-man, welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000, live on pay-per-view from BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. Taylor and Ray will replace Dennis Hallman...

Sep 4, 2014 1:57 pm

HE’S BACK! Sonnen Books New Broadcasting Gig Alongside WWE Legend

Two consummate performers in WWE Hall of Famer Jim Ross and recently retired UFC superstar Chael Sonnen have teamed up to form what is bound to be one of the most memorable commentary teams in sports entertainment history, and will call the world-class Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) action on the LIVE pay-per-view telecast of BattleGrounds...

Aug 31, 2014 6:17 am

White: Rousey Wants to Beat Up Correia

Bethe Correia blasted through the competition last night at “UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto” and proceeded to call out the UFC Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey. During the post fight press conference, Dana White explained that Rousey texted him after the bout and said she wanted the fight! “You know Ronda. As soon as [Bethe] started...

Aug 30, 2014 11:02 am

Tyron Woodley Speaks on Hometown of Ferguson, MI

  Tyron Woodley recently sat down with Steph Daniels from Bloodyelbow.com to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Rory MacDonald fight, his ATT teammates, and his opinion of Bellator MMA’s new boss, Scott Coker. During the course of the interview, more sensitive matters came up, namely the confusing and highly controversial state of...

Aug 26, 2014 7:12 am

Breaking: Korean Zombie injured, forced out of UFC Fight Night 53

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled “UFC Fight Night 53” co-main event bout with Akira Corassani (12-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC), this according to his agent Brian Rhee. Rhee told BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor that “shoulder issues” were to blame for KZ’s decision to withdraw from the...

Aug 25, 2014 2:41 pm

Ben Saunders: Highlight Of UFC Return Was CM Punk’s Tweet

Following his return to the UFC, Ben Saunders, who won his bout via submission, became the first person to win a fight with an omoplata. If that wasn’t enough, he was awarded $50,000 for a performance of the night bonus. The highlight of Saunders night however? Getting a Tweet from WWE superstar CM Punk. Saunders...

Aug 25, 2014 9:52 am

Rousey Slams Haters Who Want Her To Grapple: Pay Me Like The UFC Does

Ronda Rousey had said that she can beat any female grappler our there in gi or no-gi BJJ. That statement sparked some controversy, which was then followed up by much criticism for the 135 pound champion, who people said should back up the statement and compete in grappling matches. Rousey spoke with BloodyElbow about a...

Aug 24, 2014 9:18 am

Bourdain The Addict – Why This Top Chef Can’t Say No To BJJ

Anthony Bourdain, famous Emmy award winning chef and TV personality has changed his tune, for the better, and now finds himself addicted to BJJ. Steph Daniels of Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his newfound addiction to BJJ. Stephie Daniels: You recently skipped New York traffic to take a helicopter to BJJ practice. How did...

Aug 23, 2014 8:25 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Holloway Dominates Collard, Wins by TKO in Round 3

Max Holloway’s speed and patience paid dividends compared to Clay Collard’s desire to brawl. Collard had the gas tank to approach this bout with his brawler-heavy moveset in the first couple minutes of the fight, but once his tank drained things began to get sloppy. Holloway’s technique almost awarded him a knockout victory in multiple...

Aug 23, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Hobar Grapples His Way to Victory Against Phillips

Matt Hobar just picked up his first victory inside the octagon after tonight’s bout against Aaron Phillips. Hobar landed a takedown and was able to spend the remainder of the round (four minutes) on top. Phillips, however, worked as much as possible off his back by going for multiple submissions and landing four stiff up-kicks....

Aug 21, 2014 1:27 pm

Rousey & White Discuss The UFC’s Influx Of New Female Talent

“I’m so excited that Holly Holm got signed. She’s someone I’ve had my eye on for a while. She’s a really exciting fighter. You don’t see women that are world champion boxers knocking people out with headkicks very often. I think that she’s just not great for a title fight, she’s great for a whole...

Aug 17, 2014 2:58 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Bader’s Win Over St. Preux

In last night’s UFC Fight Night 47 main event, Ryan Bader halted the progress of the fast rising Ovince St. Preux, with an effective game-plan that wore his opponent down round-by-round. (Replay HERE) Following the bout, UFC’s finest took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Boring is all I have to say! — Anthony...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 8, 2014 10:27 am

UFC’s Mike Goldberg Inks NFL Commentating Deal With FOX

Next week, FOX Sports celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first NFL on FOX game telecast, and as the season approaches, the network is proud to unveil its 2014 broadcast teams, building on the strength of its well-respected lineup by coupling promising new talent with proven broadcast veterans.  The announcement was made today by FOX Sports President, COO & Executive Producer, Eric Shanks, and Executive Producer John Entz.  Regular-season...

Jul 29, 2014 5:01 am

Ronda Rousey Likely To Be The Face Of UFC’s Uniform Deal

It was earlier this year that the fight community was in an uproar after Dana White said the UFC was looking to set a standard uniform for fighters. Today, the UFC’s senior vice president of global marketing partnerships, Mike Mossholder told Ad Week that it is “highly likely” that Ronda Rousey would be the face...

Jul 24, 2014 6:21 pm

Vitor Belfort Issues Statement Following Successful NSAC Hearing

“In my hands lincença approved by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. My training has never been based on the law of least effort and my awards and achievements are the result of a job that few can do and still rare for supporting for many years. The journey that I have as a fighter not...

Jul 22, 2014 7:20 pm

Jones vs. Gustafsson II To Take Place At MGM Grand In Vegas

UFC President Dana White said in an official statement today made by the UFC that the rematch between Jon Jones and Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 178 on September 27th will in fact take place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This news comes some time after the UFC announced the event would be held in...

Jul 21, 2014 9:26 am

White Praises Rousey: She Is The Greatest Athlete I’ve Ever Worked With

UFC President Dana White praised UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey during a media event at UFC Fight Night Dublin, even going as far as to say that Rousey is the greatest athlete that he has ever worked with. “She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level,” said UFC...

Jul 18, 2014 5:25 am

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Now I Know Who Ronda Rousey Is’

In recent news, Floyd Mayweather had some not nice words for UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. (Find that here). But a few days removed and ‘Money’ makes a gesture of kindness towards his fellow ESPY winner.