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Jun 11, 2015 12:52 am

Stud Show Radio Ep. #68––LIVE NOW

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. Gilbert Melendez Shows Poise In Most Awkward Interview Of All Time — MUST WATCH!

Jun 10, 2015 2:53 pm

Brazil’s Olympic TKD Commission Slams Anderson Silva

Anderson Silva is now under fire from the President of the Brazilian Taekwondo Federation. Silva’s manager announced that the former UFC champion has decided not to compete in the 2016 Olympics. The only problem with this is that apparently no one bothered to tell Carlos Fernandes, the president of CBTKD. Fernandes talked to Globo Esporte...

Jun 10, 2015 2:51 pm

Kimbo Says Ken Shamrock Cut Himself To Get Out Of Fight

“I just hope they pad his hands up so he don’t cut himself and keep all the sharp objects away from him this time. What is he going to do next time – shoot himself in the foot? I don’t know what Ken’s got to do. I just hope he takes this fight, because who...

Jun 10, 2015 2:41 pm

UFC 188 Embedded Ep. 2––WATCH

‘On Episode 2 of UFC 188 Embedded, heavyweight headliners Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum continue training in Mexico for their upcoming heavyweight title fight. Werdum joins other UFC 188 fighters – including middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and strawweight Tecia Torres – for an encore viewing of UFC 180. At home in the States, the stars of...


Jun 10, 2015 2:32 pm

D.C.: Werdum Really Pissed Off Cain, Now He’s In Big Trouble’

Daniel Cormier is afraid for Fabricio Werdum, very afraid. The new UFC light-heavyweight champion sent out a tweet saying that Werdum has really pissed Velasquez off. He didn’t give details about why the champ was so angry, but perhaps it has something to do with the comment he made about being more Mexican that Velasquez....

Jun 10, 2015 1:51 pm

ELEVATION! Werdum Planning On A Gassed Velasquez

“I expect a different win. I want to surprise the entire world one more time, especially the doubters. It won’t be easy, though. In a perfect world, I see him trying to take me down. I land a front kick to the body or his face, or I submit him quickly after he takes me...

Jun 10, 2015 1:33 pm

Nothing Much… Just living that “Championship Lifestyle”

American Kickboxing Academy is full of nothing but positive attitude right now. The gym now has two current UFC champions with Daniel Cormier and Cain Velasquez, and a future title challenger with Luke Rockhold. Not to mention lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov healing up from injury, who could challenge for the title in the future. So what...

Jun 10, 2015 12:54 pm

Floyd Mayweather: ‘If Hating Cost Money…’

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has a message for the haters out there. It’s pretty simple actually. He thinks people only hate so much for one big reason….it’s free. If it cost money he wonders if so many people would be dogging him constantly Fans haven’t been the nicest after his lackluster fight with Manny Pacquiao that...

Jun 10, 2015 12:45 pm

VanZant Spends Reebok Money On A New Whip

UFC starlet Paige VanZant is having fun spending that Reebok money. The UFC strawweight is one of a few UFC fighters who have signed a special deal with the shoe and apparel brand, a decision that brought a lot of controversy with it. VanZant is not the champion of her division and when she signed...

Jun 10, 2015 12:26 pm

One Legged Kickboxer Wins World Title

Senaid Salkicevic had one leg. Senaid Salkicevic is also a kickboxing world champion. Salkicevic lost his leg in 1994, when his home country of Bosnia was in the middle of a war. Gernades that landed near him, while he was playing at his house, erupted and killed his father. Salkicevic was badly injured and ended...

Jun 10, 2015 11:58 am

Vitor Belfort Is Now A Samurai Warrior… No Really

UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort has a new hairstyle! The MMA vet just loss to champ Chris Weidman and says he’s still willing to make another run at the gold. To celebrate his path and his next journey, he decided to get a special new samurai hair-cut. Check it out! Cabelo novo pra uma fase nova....

Jun 10, 2015 7:57 am

Michael Bisping Has A Message For Conor McGregor

Michael ‘The Count’ Bisping thinks UFC featherweight Conor McGregor needs to step his game up. Bisping was over in Europe doing press for his upcoming fight with Thales Leites at UFC Fight Night 72, when the decided to take a quick jab at McGregor. During an interview with MMAJunkie, Bisping made it a point to...

Jun 10, 2015 6:46 am

Gustafsson: ‘You’re Only The Real Champ If You Beat Jones’

Alexander Gustafsson will be getting another crack at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he takes on new champion Daniel Cormier. Even if Gus does take out Cormier, he won’t consider himself the real champion. Of course we all know what happened to Jones by now. Car crash, ran from the scene, hid from the cops,...

Jun 10, 2015 6:37 am

Anderson Silva’s Olympic Dreams Are Over

If you had hopes of watching former UFC champion Anderson Silva competing in 2016’s Olympic games, well, you’ll have to stick to beach volleyball. Silva came out a while ago and said publicly that he wanted to try out for and potentially compete in the upcoming olympics, in taekwondo. Now, it appears he has changed...

Jun 10, 2015 6:13 am

Hendo Loves Foam Parties!

Dan Henderson is fresh off a spectacular victory over Tim Boetsch, at UFC Fight Night: New Orleans, where he scored a KO in under 30 seconds in the nights main event. So what’s a guy to do after such a great win? Why not hit up Cancun and go to a few foam parties! The...

Jun 10, 2015 6:09 am

Gustafsson Breaks Down Cormier Vs. Johnson

Check out ‘Unibet UFC Fighter’ Live: Alexander Gustafsson – The Comeback’. The UFC light-heavyweight talks about his road back, after suffering the KO to Anthony Johnson, and breaks down the fight between Johnson and Daniel Cormier. UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

Jun 10, 2015 5:00 am

WATCH! Behind-The-Scenes: Werdum Vs. Hunt

Go behind-the-scenes in this video and see UFC 180 like you’ve never seen it before. UFC 188’s Gilbert Melendez: “I still have a lot of fight in me”

Jun 10, 2015 3:59 am

Ben Rothwell Goes Full Evil With His Cat

Looks like we haven’t seen the last of whatever that strange speech was that UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell delivered after defeating Matt Mitrione. Here’s a quick refresher: Umm, so this happened! #UFCNOLA https://t.co/fAjD4z7rqW — UFC (@ufc) June 7, 2015 Rothwell said he did it to make some noise and to get people to pay attention...

Jun 9, 2015 4:47 pm

Anderson Silva’s NSAC Hearing Postponed For A Third Time

So that hearing for Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests? Yeah it got postponed again. The former middleweight champion Anderson Silva was scheduled to appear in front of the Nevada State Athletic Commission in March and May to present his defense. Brazilian media site Combate reported that the Spider received a third postponement, which now puts...

Jun 9, 2015 4:32 pm

Floyd Mayweather Backtracks On Vacating Titles… For Now

Floyd Mayweather Jr. announced that he wanted to vacate his titles after he beat Manny Pacquiao. So, the WBO set up a fight between Timothy Bradley and Jesse Vargas for the welterweight title. Now, Mayweather is saying hold up on all that. Reports came out stating that Mayweather had his lawyers block the fight from...

Jun 9, 2015 4:11 pm

California Leads Charge, Suspends Fighter For Two Years Following Failed PED Test

The California State Athletic Commission is not messing around anymore. Today, Executive Director Andy Foster announced that two fighters who fought on the Bellator 137, card failed their drug test. According to Foster, bantamweight Mike Richman and welterweight Fernando Gonzalez failed their test. Richman lost his fight and tested positive for a PED. Gonzalez won...

Jun 9, 2015 3:54 pm

Aldo’s Coach Defends UFC’s Stance On Reebok

  Well this is an interesting twist in the UFC/Reebok saga. Last week UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo came out and blasted the new deal and called for a fighters union in order to fight it and get rid of it. Now, Andre Pederneiras, Aldo’s coach and owner of Nova Uniao is coming forward with...

Jun 9, 2015 3:35 pm

Khabib’s Dad Talks About The Injury Rate At AKA

Daniel Cormier, Cain Velasquez, Luke Rockhold and Khabib Nurmagomedov all train at American Kickboxing Academy. That’s two current UFC champions, one upcoming title challenger and one of the top UFC lightweights. So what’s the big deal? The deal is that UFC president has been vocal with his opinions on AKA and their training methods. White...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 9, 2015 2:35 pm

CAIN! ‘Werdum not the real champ, and I’m ready to settle the score’

Interim champion, full champion, this champion, that champion; Cain Velasquez is tired of talking about it. The UFC heavyweight champion will fight Fabricio Werdum this weekend in Mexico City. Werdum is the interim champion and of course the winner of the fight will be the unified champion. So, does Velasquez see Werdum as the champ?...