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Aug 10, 2017 5:43 pm

Max Holloway Throws Shade at Conor McGregor in Full Boxing Gear

Conor McGregor isn’t technically in the UFC anymore, but everyone still wants to fight him. Who can blame them? The red panty night is very real. Any guy who can talk his way into fighting Floyd Mayweather for his professional boxing debut, is a guy who knows how to make money. Only Nate Diaz was...

Aug 10, 2017 4:17 pm

Bodybuilder Masquerading as Conor McGregor Causes Chaos in New York

The private car convoy hits the strip. Guys with tight suits and midnight shades stand guard. People start to look around and feel some sort of anxious electricity in the air. A dark window creeps down, the crowd struggles to get a peak. Finally, out of the window pops Conor McGregor in a billowy, unbuttoned...

Aug 10, 2017 1:55 pm

Stephen Thompson Tells Jorge Masvidal to Get Ready to Fight at UFC 217

If UFC 217 wasn’t already stacked enough, it looks like another high profile fight is in the works. Jorge Masivdal has tried to fight everyone from Tyron Woodley to Ben Askren after losing to Demian Maia. One of those guys has been Stephen Thompson. Gamebred has been tweeting Wonderboy since June to goad him into...

Aug 10, 2017 12:50 pm

Report: Anderson Silva rescheduled for matchup at UFC China event

The MMA community has been patiently waiting for the return of the former middleweight king Anderson Silva. On Thursday, Damon Martin reporting for FloCombat stated that their sources confirmed that the former UFC middleweight champion is being targeted to fight Kelvin Gastelum at the UFC Shanghai card, which will be the first UFC event taking...

Aug 10, 2017 11:56 am

Colby Covington gives update on possible fight with Demian Maia

Earlier this week, rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington made a clever callout of recent welterweight title challenger Demian Maia. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Covington gave an update on this fight, telling host Kinch that he hopes it happens at UFC 217, inside Madison Square Garden, on November 4. “I’m looking for November...

Aug 10, 2017 11:51 am

Colby Covington trashes Magny and RDA: They wouldn’t fight me if I went up and b*tch-slapped them in front of their girl

Over the last few months, Colby Covington and his friend and training partner Jorge Masvidal have made repeated callouts of fellow welterweight contenders Rafael Dos Anjos and Neil Magny. Unfortunately, Magny and Dos Anjos didn’t oblige those callouts. So, you can imagine Covington and Masvidal’s frustration when a Magny and Dos Anjos were booked to...

Aug 10, 2017 11:36 am

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou has some absolutely dizzying hand-speed

Good lord. Check out the hand speed of UFC heavyweight @francis_ngannou. https://t.co/XSpeVToFzw pic.twitter.com/RAtFR8DMlp — Chamatkar Sandhu (@SandhuMMA) August 10, 2017 At this point, it’s no secret that Francis Ngannou hits hard. The hulking French-Cameroonian heavyweight has proven that by earning six of his 10 wins with thunderous knockouts. Yet Ngannou is more than just powerful. He is...

Aug 10, 2017 11:11 am

Cyborg Wants Holly Holm to Prove Her Coach’s Claims at UFC 219

From February to July, the UFC women’s featherweight division was an absolute mess, even for standard MMA messes. Luckily, like a savior from Brazil, Cris Cyborg finally set things right after winning Germaine de Randamie’s stripped title. De Randamie outright avoided a fight with Cyborg to defend her title, which resulted in getting buried constantly...

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 10, 2017 10:00 am

VIDEO | Chris Weidman and Aljamain Sterling Rap Battling is What You Need Today

As much as MMA is always about bitter rivalries, with or without wolf tickets, it’s also about bromance. Think about all the iconic images this sport has given to us that celebrate the love between fighters: BJ Penn clutching onto Matt Hughes while riding on a motorcycle, Nick and Nate Diaz scowling in unison, Wanderlei...

Aug 10, 2017 9:10 am

Jon Jones sustained an injury before his UFC 214 fight with Daniel Cormier

Late last month, in the main event of the stacked UFC 214, Jon Jones reclaimed the UFC light heavyweight title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival Daniel Cormier. It was a feel-good moment for the MMA great. It was, of course, one that could have occurred much sooner, as he and Cormier were...

Aug 10, 2017 6:28 am

PHOTO | Jon Jones is really pushing for the Brock Lesnar fight

Shortly after his UFC 214 defeat of Daniel Cormier, which earned him the UFC light heavyweight title, Jon Jones began doubling down on his calls for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ and long-time WWE superstar Brock Lesnar. “Man, it would be like a modern day David and Goliath situation,” Jones recently told Sway in the...

Aug 10, 2017 6:09 am

NAC to vote on 8 oz. glove use for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor

When it was first agreed upon, Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor‘s blockbuster boxing match was supposed to be contested in 10 oz. gloves. From the sounds of it, however, that could change. After receiving criticism for demanding the use of 10 oz. gloves, which could well dampen the power of McGregor’s punches, Mayweather attempted to...

Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant shares picture of absolutely nasty wound

Mixed martial arts can be a nasty sport. Fights frequently produce gruesome injuries, from broken limbs and digits, to nasty gashes. Even the training for fights can produce some pretty grizzly injuries. This is precisely the case for fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Late on Wednesday night, the strawweight star shared a photo of...

Aug 10, 2017 5:32 am

Paulie Malignaggi discusses potential boxing match with Conor McGregor

Paulie Malignaggi can’t seem to keep Conor McGregor‘s name out of his mouth. After leaving the Irishman’s training camp with a bad taste in his mouth, the retired two-division boxing champ has had plenty to say about him. On Wednesday, the trend continued, as Malignaggi went off on a McGregor tirade on Twitter, answering many...

Aug 9, 2017 7:27 pm

Jon Jones discusses how he felt watching Daniel Cormier cry at UFC 214

The feud between UFC light heavyweight fighters Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier resulted in arguably the biggest rivalry in the history of mixed martial arts. That rivalry came to a head in the main event of last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, where Jones defeated his bitter rival (Cormier) via third-round knockout, thus reclaiming...

Aug 9, 2017 4:52 pm

Pat Barry Relives the Pizza Altercation That Caused Lesnar to Kick Him Out of Camp

If the name “Hype or Die” Pat Barry doesn’t ring any bells, he had a laundry list of epic K-1 fights and enjoyed an on-and-off success in the UFC. He’s probably best known for screaming motivating speeches into his longtime partner, Rose Namajunas’ face before fights. This was a sight curiously absent from Thug Rose’s...

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...

Aug 9, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Arianny Celeste covers Britney Spears’ hit ‘Toxic’

While Arianny Celeste has a ton of fans, many may still not know that the UFC Octagon Girl is also a talented singer. We see Arianny do her thing in the ring at the UFC events but she brings a new reason to fall for her all over again with her singing. In this video,...

Aug 9, 2017 1:14 pm

The Unstoppable Force That is Jon Jones Debuted 9 Years Ago

Do any of you remember in Ghostbusters when that demon possessed Louis Tully and he started spouting all that strange demi-god history? He warned that during the third reconciliation of the last of the Meketrex supplicants, a new form would be chosen for Gozer the Traveller. Well, that might as well have been Jon Jones. He’s...

Aug 9, 2017 12:34 pm

BREAKING | Georges St-Pierre signs contract for bout with Michael Bisping

This afternoon, former UFC welterweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Georges St. Pierre picked up a pen, scrawled his signature on an agreement for a UFC 217 middleweight title fight with champ Michael Bisping, and generated a collective sigh of disappointment from the many established contenders in the UFC middleweight division. Yes, whether middleweight...

Aug 9, 2017 12:04 pm

Another sparring partner from Conor McGregor’s camp exposes ‘truth’ of what happened with Paulie Malignaggi

The latest news surrounding the mega-money fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is all about the sparring sessions and fallout between “The Notorious” and former two-weight boxing world champion Paulie Malignaggi. A series of photos that allegedly made Malignaggi look like McGregor got the best of their two sparring sessions made the recently retired...

Aug 9, 2017 11:45 am

Rose Namajunas Poses Nude for Women’s Health Magazine to Promote Body Positivity

We haven’t seen much of “Thug” Rose Namajunas since choking out Michelle Waterson back in April, but now we can see, well, um, all of her. For their first ever global naked issue, Namajunas bared it all for Women’s Health magazine which hit newsstands yesterday. No worries, you don’t have to trek far and wide...