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Jun 11, 2015 7:10 am

Cerrone Requests Fight, UFC Insists He Waits For Dos Anjos

Looks like UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone has a lot of Sunday Fundays ahead of him. According to reports from UFC Tonight, Cerrone was told by the UFC that he is in fact the next to get a crack at the lightweight title, facing champion Rafael dos Anojs when he heals up. Dos Anjos is expected...

Jun 11, 2015 6:58 am

UFC 188 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On Episode 3 of UFC 188 Embedded, fighters including strawweights Tecia Torres and Angela Hill, middleweight Kelvin Gastelum and lightweight Johnny Case adjust to the high altitude. More athletes arrive in Mexico City and kick off fight week with a high-speed police escort: middleweight Nate Marquardt and lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez. Plus, heavyweight...

Jun 11, 2015 6:50 am

Cain Velasquez: ‘Fabricio Werdum Is Two-Faced’

“To me it seemed to be two-faced. Don’t say something insulting to me. Stick to your guns. Don’t come up to me the next day and try to be buddy-buddy with me.” “I was born in America and I’m proud to be American, but my parents are from Mexico and I’m proud of my heritage,...

Jun 11, 2015 4:03 am

Cormier And Florian Breakdown Velasquez vs. Werdum

Our UFC Tonight analysts share their predictions for UFC 188. UFC TONIGHT Host Kenny Florian on Cain Velasquez’s fighting strength: “This guy is non-stop action. His whole game is to pressure his opponent and make them suffer and see who breaks first. He’s one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC.”   UFC TONIGHT...

Jun 11, 2015 4:01 am

UFC 188: Fight Flashback – Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III

Go back in time to UFC 166 and relive the epic bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos, who threw down in part III of their trilogy. Velasquez makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 188 in Mexico City on Pay-Per-View. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!...

Jun 11, 2015 4:00 am

Penne: I have more tools than Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Jessica Penne talks about her upcoming title bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Jessica Penne on if her title fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk is a striker vs. grappler fight: “I think it is, but I’m also one of the most well rounded fighters in the division. I have a lot more tools than she does. She’s a...

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...