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Aug 7, 2013 6:47 am

Barao: Cruz plans to fight in February of 2014

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (19-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been on the sidelines since late 2011, due to back-to-back ACL surgeries. During Cruz’s absence, the UFC crowned an interim bantamweight champion by the name of Renan Barao (30-1 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Cruz recently travelled to Brazil to attend UFC 163 this past Saturday, where he...

Aug 6, 2013 9:01 pm

Jones: I can’t let Gustafsson crush what I’m trying to build

Jon “Bones” Jones (18-1 MMA, 12-1 UFC) is set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson at September’s UFC 165 event in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Although he doesn’t hold any animosity towards his opponent, Jones knows that Gustafson wants what he has and he’s expecting a hard fight to keep what’s his: “Me...

Aug 6, 2013 9:44 am

Manager: Jon Jones is ‘1000 percent’ focused on Gustafsson, not super fights

While Anderson Silva may still be interested in ‘Super Fights’, particularly if he is able to defeat Chris Weidman in their end-of-year rematch at UFC 168, that’s apparently the last thing on the mind of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones. Jones is currently preparing to take on Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson, whom he...

Jul 31, 2013 10:38 am

Jon Jones: Daniel Cormier “Not Relevant to Me”, Brushes Off Challenge

UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones has often hinted to an eventual move to the heavyweight division once he has adequately cleared out his current division of potential challengers. Jones has warned that he still has a lot to prove stating that fellow 205-pounder Glover Teixeira is someone who he is looking forward to fighting. Although...

Jul 16, 2013 9:10 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Calls Out BJ Penn & TJ Grant

“I have asked for a fight with BJ Penn but I have not received a response,” he said. “Perhaps they have different plans for him. I wanted to fight someone I watched on TV when I was younger. He is a legend. “If BJ is not available I would love to fight (TJ) Grant. If...

Jul 10, 2013 10:33 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones Reacts To Silva’s Loss & Comments On His Antics

Yesterday the UFC held a press conference in Toronto to kick off the promotion of UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson. During the presser UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones discussed his thoughts on Anderson Silva’s loss, performance, antics and more.

Jul 9, 2013 8:02 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Calls Jon Jones: The ‘Greatest Test in My Career’

If fans think that UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones has his hands full with upcoming challenger, Alexander Gustafsson, try putting the shoe on the other foot. Gustafsson is well prepared, at least mentally, at this stage in the pre-fight festivities, calling Jones the toughest test of his career: “I see the greatest test in my...

Jul 9, 2013 12:14 pm

Jon Jones: ‘War Gods made Anderson Silva pay for abusing his gifts’

“I think Anderson Silva is a magnificent fighter. I think that he has an extraordinary gift. I think he’s gotten to the point where he really believes in his gift and he’s comfortable with his gift. He abused his gift, disrespected his gift, by disrespecting his opponent. Martial arts is a sport that is traditionally...

Jul 3, 2013 7:17 am

An ‘Honored’ Jon Jones Tweets That He Believes He Can Beat Anderson Silva

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Though it is still too early to really talk about a match-up between UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, and light heavyweight champion, Jon Jones, that fact has certainly not stopped either man from predicting how that super fight would end.  Surprisingly, both fighters seem to favor the younger Jones....

Jun 28, 2013 11:11 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Phil Davis Talks Upcoming Fight With Lyoto Machida, Would Fight Teammate Gustafsson For Title

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis spoke with BJPenn.com Radio Wednesday night, talking about past and upcoming fights for ‘Mr. Wonderful.’ For Davis (11-1), his last appearance in the Octagon was only three months ago, where he defeated jiu jitsu phenom, Vinny Magalhaes, in a unanimous decision victory.  Leading up to...

Sep 20, 2017 2:43 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 50 // Mike Perry | Alan Jouban | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome guest list for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- “Platinum” Mike Perry will be joining us to kick off the show and recap his sensational KO victory over the weekend against Alex Reyes at UFC FN 116. We’ll hear the timeline for Thaigo Alves...

Sep 13, 2017 3:46 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 49 // Mike Perry | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined the always entertaining “Platinum” Mike Perry. As UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh is just days away, we caught up with the welterweight slugger earlier in the week to preview his fight...

Sep 6, 2017 1:49 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 48 // Ray Borg | Ben Askren

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined by the No. 3 Ranked UFC Flyweight, Ray “The Tazmexican Devil” Borg. Just days before the biggest fight of his career we’ll preview Ray’s first attempt at UFC gold as...

Sep 2, 2017 8:47 am

Alistair Overeem Says ‘Let’s Do This’ Fight With Francis Ngannou

Francis Ngannou is a guy that no one seems to want to fight. He was supposed to fight Junior dos Santos at the upcoming UFC 215 card, but JDS was pulled due to an unfortunate potential anti-doping violation by USADA. Since then, he’s called out Alistair Overeem and even UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic himself....

Sep 1, 2017 12:19 pm

Holly Holm on Mayweather vs McGregor: It was definitely an early stoppage

There has been a bit of a debate regarding the 10th round TKO stoppage in the Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor money fight. McGregor said after the fight was over that he would have liked it if the ref let the fight go on as he claimed he was more fatigued than hurt. “That’s why...

Aug 30, 2017 4:01 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 47 // AJ McKee | Angela Hill

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined by one of Bellator’s surging contenders, undefeated AJ “The Mercenary” McKee. Coming off yet another dominant victory at Bellator 182  over Blair Tugman, the 22 year old phenom officially made...

Aug 29, 2017 9:57 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor’s Latest Business Venture is ‘Notorious’ Irish Whiskey

Of all the things you could say about Conor McGregor, one thing is certain: You have to call him a business man. He earned an estimated $230K per second in his fight with Jose Aldo, the numbers he earned during the Floyd Mayweather fight absolutely dwarf that. However, that’s just fighting money. McGregor enjoys the...

Aug 27, 2017 9:13 am

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather and Nate Diaz link up post-fight

Last night, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor stepped into the boxing ring with one of his most heated rivals, undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. Unfortunately for McGregor and his legions of fans, this fight didn’t go as planned. Instead, the Irishman wilted under a torrent of 10th-round punches, losing by way of TKO as...

Aug 26, 2017 10:50 pm

Boxing Community reacts to tonight’s Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor result

Current UFC lightweight champion of the world Conor McGregor took his talents to the squared circle tonight in Las Vegas where he battled undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather at T-Mobile Arena. Unfortunately for McGregor fans, after a very competitive first few rounds he was eventually stopped by Mayweather in round ten. Here is how the...

Aug 22, 2017 6:17 pm

MMA community reacts to news of Jon Jones’ failed drug test

It sucks, but it’s true. Jon Jones failed a drug test in the buildup to UFC 214, and all signs point to his being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight title in the coming hours. “The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has informed Jon Jones of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation...

Aug 16, 2017 2:20 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 46 // Misha Circunov | Richard Perez

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined by 9th ranked light-heavyweight, Misha Cirkunov. Following the announcement that Misha will be facing off against Glover Texeira at UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we’ll be previewing...

Aug 9, 2017 2:23 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 45 // Matt Brown | Colby Colvington | Bas Rutten

BJPENN Radio is live tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another stacked lineup! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off tonight we are joined by UFC Welterweight standout and fan favorite, “The Immortal” Matt Brown. Following a hiatus from competition were he focused on recovery and reigniting his passion for the sport, Matt is ready to return...