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Oct 5, 2014 9:38 am

Rory MacDonald Hopes UFC Took Note Of Win Over Saffiedine, Gives Him Title Shot

UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald hopes that the UFC took notice of his TKO win over Tarec Saffiedine last night at UFC Fight Night Halifax and awards him with a title shot. Saffiedine had never been stopped in his professional career prior to last night. The win put MacDonald’s name undoubtedly in the title picture following...

Oct 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Battleground O.N.E. Weigh-In Results

All eight fighters made weight and drew their quarterfinal stage matchups one day before the highly-anticipated, one-night BattleGrounds MMA welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000 live on pay-per-view from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. The official weigh-in was co-hosted by WWE Hall...

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...