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Oct 22, 2014 1:28 pm

Mark Hunt says his only challenge will be making weight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training and was thus forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. With that news, the UFC decided to pit perennial contender Mark Hunt against Fabricio Werdum with the winner being crowned the...

Oct 22, 2014 10:15 am

Cain Velasquez To Face Surgeon’s Knife Tomorrow In Cali

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez is set for surgery tomorrow to repair his UFC 180 fight canceling knee injury. The San Jose based fighter withdrew from his scheduled title bout against Fabricio Werdum yesterday. Instead of a top 5 opponent, Velasquez must now face a surgeon’s knife, as he goes in to repair a torn...

Oct 21, 2014 6:15 pm

Velasquez Injured, Hunt Steps Up For Werdum Interim Title Fight On 3-Weeks Notice

The UFC”s debut in Mexico just took a heavyweight hit to its sold-out event. According to the UFC’s official twitter account, the UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has pulled out of UFC 180, due to injury. BREAKING: Velasquez injured. Werdum vs Hunt new UFC 180 main event Full Story: http://t.co/MqgJLcfbhD pic.twitter.com/RhNBaVtVJT — UFC (@ufc) October 22,...

Oct 20, 2014 4:03 pm

Cain Velasquez Wants To Be A Role Model To Hispanic Children

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is one of the most dominant fighters in the UFC, and one of the top ‘pound for pound’ fighters in the world. That being said, Velasquez admitted that he didn’t have any hero’s growing up that were of the same nationality. He spoke to Fox Sports about his desire to...


Oct 19, 2014 11:02 am

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem’s Daring Alligator Catch

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem is gearing up for his UFC on FOX 13 on December 13th bout against Stefan Struve. Ahead of his bout, he caught a baby Alligator with his daughter, and posted the moment on Instagram. Loading I tend to keep mixing alligators with crocodiles! But to set the record straight.. Alligators are...

Oct 19, 2014 9:01 am

Steven Seagal And Josh Barnett Set To Go Head To Head In Action Thriller

In an upcoming action movie titled ‘Absolution’ former UFC heavyweight champion, and Metamoris heavyweight champion Josh Barnett will find himself going against the man who takes credit for Anderson Silva’s legendary front kick KO, but has never actually coached Silva, Steven Seagal. See the trailer below, and catch Barnett sporting a suit as he plots...

Oct 18, 2014 11:29 am

Brandon Vera vs. Igor Subora Set For One FC In December

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight fighter, Brandon “The Truth” Vera fights for the first time outside the Octagon, since 2005, On December 5 against Igor Subura. The two, according to the facebook of Subura, have agreed to fight in the promotion’s heavyweight division. Vera last saw action in a third round losing effort to the...

Oct 17, 2014 3:22 pm

REPORT: Werdum Narrowly Escapes Mexican Death Trap With His Life

“The UFC’s first-ever card in Mexico, featuring Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, sold 21,0000 tickets in eight hours. Which is almost as mind-boggling as the fact that the event was nearly derailed last week when Werdum narrowly escaped carbon monoxide poisoning due to a faulty heater in his team’s house. Supposedly, this is fairly common...

Oct 13, 2014 9:04 pm

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Shows Off Awesome Fan Art

UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem posted a picture to Instagram of fan art, which pictured Overeem as a Street Fighter character. Check out the awesome artwork below: Loading Caught up on some fan artwork, nice work! View on Instagram

Oct 13, 2014 8:37 am

Get To Know Andrei Arlovski And His Best Friend, Maximus

Get to know UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski outside of the cage in this interview with the fighter about his dog, and best friend, Maximus. MMAFighting’s E. Casey Leydon will be speaking with several UFC fighters about their relationships with their dog’s.

Oct 11, 2014 1:24 pm

Mark Hunt: ‘No man intimidates me’

“There isn’t a fighter anywhere who can intimidate me now. When it comes to my opponents, there is no use anyone trying anything because it ain’t gunna work. I’ve been around so long now nothing worries me. There are no other factors that cause me stress when I get inside the Octagon. I guess that’s...

Oct 8, 2014 11:32 am

Jim Ross: ‘Scary-looking’ Brock Lesnar could make octagon return in 2015

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will have an opportunity to return to the sport of MMA (if he so chooses), this after his current WWE contract expires in the Spring of 2015. The current WWE champion is now 37-years-old and has not fought since December of 2011, where he lost...

Oct 7, 2014 3:18 pm

Travis Browne Opens Up About His Loss To Fabricio Werdum- Exclusive

  UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne  spoke with the crew over at BJPENN.COM Radio and discussed a vast array of topics. The Hawaiian born fighter spoke openly about his upcoming fight, changing training camps and his loss to number 1 contender Fabricio Werdum. Browne held nothing back when talking about the loss and the mental anguish that...

Oct 2, 2014 4:51 am

Travis Browne Explains His Departure From Jackson’s MMA – EXCLUSIVE

  If you missed the latest edition of BJPENN.com Radio, check it out here. One of the highlights of the show was the conversation with UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. The interview covered a lot of topics including Browne’s new training camp, his loss to Fabricio Werdum, and his upcoming fight with Brendan Shaub at...

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 29, 2014 6:47 pm

Sean McCorkle Announces Retirement From MMA

Former UFC heavyweight Sean McCorkle (17-7 MMA) was a guest on Monday’s edition of “The MMA Hour,” where he announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. McCorkle had lost five of his past six outings and cited herniated discs as a cause for retirement: “Believe it or not, despite my current streak, I’m...

Sep 24, 2014 12:17 pm

Struve Not Impressed With Alistair Overeem

“Surprised? The competition, and the level of competition in UFC, is just really high. I said that to my friends and to people that asked me before he got into the UFC. They said he would dominate, be champion of UFC and annihilate everybody. But I told them to just wait and see. The competition...

Sep 24, 2014 11:22 am

SUCCESS! “Bigfoot” In Recovery Following Yesterday’s Surgery

UFC heavyweight Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva underwent surgery yesterday to help repair a pituitary gland issue. That surgery was a success. The Caption Reads, my surgery was a success, i’ll be back soon.Thank you to everyone who sent me their positive thoughts and energy… Minha cirurgia foi um sucesso,ja estou no quarto e quero agradecer a...

Sep 24, 2014 4:40 am

Josh Barnett & Mark Hunt Mutually Agree To Scrap

UFC heavyweights Josh Barnett and Mark Hunt have mutually agreed to a fight. The two originally fought under the PRIDE FC banner back in 2006, Barnett winning via kimura. Fast forward 8 years, and the two are looking to lock em up one more time. Check it: I get why @markhunt1974 would want to rematch...

Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Recap With Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, And Travis Browne

On September 21st BJPenn.com Radio had another stacked show with former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Kicking off the show was Daniel Straus, who spoke about how despite feeling like Bellator wanted Pat Curran to be the champion, he still upset the champion in their first...

Sep 22, 2014 12:09 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Travis Browne, Walel Watson, And Daniel Straus

Last night BJPENN.com was back with another star studded lineup that consisted of former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel ‘The Gazelle’ Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. In case you missed the show you can listen to it below. Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on...

Sep 18, 2014 8:44 pm

Mark Hunt Says He’s On Weight

Earlier today reports surfaced that UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt was off weight by nearly 20 pounds. Now, Ariel Helwani has confirmed that Hunt believes he’s lost the extra weight. Via MMAFighting.com: “I’m good. I’m only a few kilos off now.” Less than two hours later he then said, “I am on weight right now, I...

Sep 18, 2014 7:40 pm

Roy Nelson Ready For Velasquez Bout, & White Pride Tattoo

“I can put ‘White Pride’ on my chest. He has his ‘Brown Pride’ on his chest. Wait, that isn’t the same thing, is it?” “I think any time you’re the champ, you just want to live it up,” Nelson said. “If I was the champ, I’d call it a day. ‘I’ve got pigeon toe. Oh,...

Sep 18, 2014 3:30 pm

Mark Hunt Over Limit – Has 24-Hours To Cut Remaining 20 Pounds

Top UFC heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt is set to face Roy Nelson in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 main event. According to reports, that bout could be in jeopardy as the “Super Samoan” is well over the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds. Yahoo Sports! has the scoop: Hunt, who said he began his training...

Sep 18, 2014 1:14 pm

Browne Enlists Lundell, Tarverdyan As New Coaches

Having spent the majority of his career over at Jackson’s MMA, top UFC heavyweight Travis Browne has a new coaching team. Check it: The Caption Reads, “Amazing how the world turns. @Rondarousey ‘s coach Edmond Tarvedyan @gfc_diamond and I will be coaching @travisbrownemma together. For the die hard fans you’ll all remember that Edmond and...

Sep 18, 2014 12:22 pm

Fight Night Japan: Roy Nelson Gym Escape

Taking a break from training for his headlining fight, UFC heavyweight and native Las Vegan, Roy Nelson, heads to the Voodoo Zipline high atop The Rio hotel to see the city from a whole different perspective.

Sep 15, 2014 4:24 pm

Andrei Arlovski Out Up To Six Months Following Win Over Bigfoot

Following his UFC Fight Night 51 knockout win over Antonio Bigfoot Silva this past Saturday in Brazil, Andrei Arlovski jumped up to #7 on the UFC heavyweight ranking ladder. MMAFighting.com obtained the medical suspension list from the Brazilian Athletic Commission, and things aren’t looking so good for the Pitbull, who is looking at a 180...