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Jul 13, 2012 12:08 pm

Lack Of Strikeforce Promotion Angers Tim Kennedy | STRIKEFORCE NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Tim Kennedy/Luke Rockhold and Nate Marquardt/Tyron Woodley will be fighting for their respective Strikeforce titles this Saturday. Usually a card like this would have the attention of mixed martial arts fan masses from around the world, but this weekend’s card seems to be a bit different. Earlier this week Zuffa and Strikeforce...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 4, 2012 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin Talks Replacing Vitor Against Silva, Le

Call him what you want but Rich Franklin is a company man. Initially scheduled to face Cung Le at UFC 148, Franklin now faces Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC 147 after Wanderlei’s opponent Vitor Belfort was injured. Rich has stepped up and filled spots before, but his fight with Le was to...

Apr 24, 2012 1:49 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen Winning Rap Battle With Silva, Freestyles Insults On The Mic

By Mark Carrillo: Chael Sonnen is without a doubt, the most entertaining fighter outside the cage that the UFC has. His trash talking is legendary, right up there with Muhammad Ali; and his ability to sell a fight can be compared to no one. This past Friday, prior to the UFC 145 weigh-ins Sonnen somehow...

Apr 24, 2012 8:08 am

Video | NickTheFace releases Wanderlei Silva Vs. Vitor Belfort promo

By Lewis Mckeever: An unsettled vendetta amongst two of Brazil’s most notorious stars is just two months away from closure. Wanderlei Silva vs. Vitor Belfort, a rivalry that has been brewing for fourteen years is set to conclude at UFC 147. To get the adrenaline pumping, YouTube’s very own NickTheFace has freshly uploaded a promo...

Apr 19, 2012 7:55 am

Rumor | Silva vs. Sonnen II Might Get Moved To Vegas

By Adam Conklin: BJPENN.COM recently reported that the UFC 147 date and/or location is in jeopardy of being changed due to the United Nations convention, Rio +20. Although these are just rumors for the time being, Anderson Silva has already expressed his displeasure towards the situation in saying that the fight must take place in...

Apr 12, 2012 3:03 pm

Ed Soares: “It will be very bad for Brazil if something happens…” to the idiot Chael Sonnen

By: Jason Kindschy: The concerns for Chael Sonnen’s safety going into the rematch with champion Anderson Silva in Brazil on June 23rd seem to be very legitimate. Anderson Silva’s long time manager, Ed Soares, recently made this statement to portaldovaletudo.uol.com.br. “Hopefully people will understand that they shouldn’t do anything against Chael, just boo him. Let...

Apr 10, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva Sides With Wanderlei Silva Over Vitor Belfort

By Evan Stoumbelis: UFC Middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva took some time recently to give his thoughts on the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva and Vitor “the Phenom” Belfort. The coaches are set to square off at UFC 147 in Brazil, where Anderson Silva will be defending his...

Mar 19, 2012 8:34 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Trains For Chael Sonnen In Public Workout

UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva, entertained Brazilian fans recently with this very public outdoor workout in preparation for his title defense against Chael Sonnen tentatively scheduled for UFC 147 in Brazil. Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), UFC Brazil 2012

Sep 5, 2017 6:29 am

Fabricio Werdum refuses to judge Junior Dos Santos, says USADA is “too strict.”

Initially, this weekend’s UFC 215 card included a dynamite heavyweight scrap between former champion Junior Dos Santos and red-hot contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), and yanked from the card’s lineup as a result. Speaking to Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com, one...

Aug 26, 2017 11:35 am

PHOTOS | The Art Inspired By Conor McGregor versus Floyd Mayweather

For a long time, there have been countless articles written about Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Thousands and thousands of words, maybe even millions of words during the build-up just on this site alone. You’ve heard the opinions and predictions of UFC fighters, boxers, promoters, or talk show hosts. The old cliche is that a...

Aug 24, 2017 12:43 pm

Nate Diaz asserts whose side he is definitely not on for Mayweather vs McGregor

Nate Diaz thinks it’s best for every fighter to not make any hard claims of who will win the mega-million dollar money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor. Having fought the Irish MMA superstar twice and having one win and one loss on record with “The Notorious,” Diaz knows he is a game...

Aug 21, 2017 2:13 pm

Official Mayweather vs McGregor fight card, start time, and how to watch

Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor will be stepping into the boxing ring on Saturday, August 26, to fight under the Queensberry rules in what is expected to break the record as the richest fight in combat sports. Back in 2015, Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao set the bar high with over 4 million pay-per-view buys in...

Aug 19, 2017 1:08 pm

AJ Agazarm Gets Object Thrown at Him After Winning at Polaris 5

Something happened a couple of years ago; grappling got really exciting. To jiu jitsu nerds or people who sleep in their rash guards like pajamas, grappling has always been exciting, but a movement started happening that bridged the gap between the casual and hardcore fanbase. Polaris Professional was one of the tournaments — like Metamoris or...

Aug 15, 2017 5:57 am

Randy Couture gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Back in 2010, former two-division UFC champion Randy Couture was charged with welcoming boxing star James Toney to mixed martial arts. As many expected, the 47-year-old Couture made quick work of his foe, dragging him into unfamiliar territory on the mat, where he locked up an arm-triangle choke for the win. On August 26, we’ll...

Aug 10, 2017 10:48 am

Mayweather vs McGregor undercard announced

The predicted richest fight in combat sports history is set to take place on August 26 as Floyd Mayweather has come out of retirement to meet UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor in the boxing ring. While the masses will be tuning in to see the main event spectacle, many have been anxious to see who...

Aug 4, 2017 11:59 am

Paulie Malignaggi reveals more juicy details from sparring session with Conor McGregor

Former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi was brought in as a sparring partner for Conor McGregor’s camp for his mega-money fight against Floyd Mayweather. Malignaggi, who recently retired from boxing, had a couple of sparring sessions with McGregor but called it quits after McGregor’s camp “exploited” him with photos from the sparring showing McGregor...

Jul 11, 2017 9:02 am

Max Holloway wants Frankie Edgar, fans want Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this year, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo to fight for the undisputed featherweight championship. After weathering an early storm, Holloway managed to defeat Aldo via 3rd round TKO to cement his place as the king of the UFC’s 145 pound division. Following the fight, all signs...

Jul 9, 2017 9:01 am

MMA community reacts to Robert Whittaker’s defeat of Yoel Romero

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Australia’s Robert Whittaker collided with Cuba’s Yoel Romero in an interim middleweight title fight. While Romero started strong, Whittaker stole the momentum in round three, and battered his foe to an impressive, unanimous decision win. With this result, Whittaker becomes the UFC interim middleweight champion. He is...

Jul 1, 2017 3:19 pm

Luke Rockhold plans on “making some noise” in his octagon return

Luke Rockhold plans on “making some noise” in his octagon return Luke Rockhold has not stepped foot inside the octagon since losing his UFC middleweight championship to Michael Bisping at UFC 199 twelve months ago in Los Angeles, California. The former UFC middleweight champion of the world, Rockhold, has been patiently waiting for the promotion...

Jul 1, 2017 2:46 pm

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news

Georges St-Pierre refutes Dana White’s recent news Earlier this week it was announced that current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley would be defending his title against top division contender Demian Maia in the co-main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California. Shortly after that announcement, UFC President informed MMAJunkie that the promotion...

Jun 25, 2017 2:56 pm

Update: Cody Garbrandt vs. Matthew Kline Kader fails to come to fruition

Over the last few weeks, the MMA community has watched on in bewilderment as bodybuilder Matthew Kline Kader and UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt engaged in a heated Twitter beef, and ultimately agreed to fight inside Team Alpha Male, Garbrandt’s home base in Sacramento, California. Contrary to widespread doubt that this weird beef would actually...

Jun 24, 2017 12:53 pm

TJ Dillashaw reportedly no longer considering move to flyweight

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s upcoming fight remains a mystery as conflicting details continue to emerge, with no resolution on the conflict between The UFC and Demetrious Johnson to aid fight fans in making sense of the confusion. Dillashaw was initially slated to fight bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated bantamweight title...

Jun 16, 2017 10:11 am

Dana White explains size difference between Conor McGregor & Floyd Mayweather

This week, fight fans were stunned when, without warning, news of a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match was confirmed following the NSAC approving Mayweather Promotions request to promote an event on August 26th. Immediately opening betting lines for the fight were finalized, with Mayweather settling in as a pretty heavy favorite despite big...

Jun 8, 2017 11:12 pm

Jon Jones fires back at Daniel Cormier over recent PED comments

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier put former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on blast ahead of their July 29th rematch at UFC 214 for the undisputed light heavyweight title. Ahead of the fight, Cormier made some controversial statements on ‘The Herd with Colin Cowherd’ as he proclaimed that he believes Jon Jones was...