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Sep 7, 2014 7:42 pm

AXS TV Fights Boss Apologizes To Ben Askren For Being Kicked Off Show

After Kenny Rice kicked Ben Askren off of Inside MMA for dissing the UFC, Askren took to Twitter to express his frustration. Hey @KennyRiceSports I think that is what @KingMoFH would call some @ufc dick riding. keep an open mind brother, times are changing — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) September 6, 2014 Hey @mcuban let me...

Aug 29, 2014 8:44 pm

Gym Owner From GYM Rescue Clarifies Statements About Frank Shamrock

During the filming of GYM Rescue, Craig Marks, owner of T3 (Now known as Xcelerate Training), shoved Ken Shamrock during the filming. Rumors circled that he did so because of tension between the two due to Shamrock allegedly flirting with his wife. Marks clarified the rumors in an email to us in which he stated:...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 27, 2014 11:23 am

Fresno State Announces The Return Of Their Legendary Wrestling Program

Fresno State has been without a wrestling program for nearly 8 years. Today however there was good news brought to the Fresno State Bulldogs. President Joseph Castro announced that the D-1 wrestling program would be reinstated the program, and will finalize a timeplan that will outline the program’s return. The Fresno Bee broke the news...

Aug 26, 2014 7:12 am

Breaking: Korean Zombie injured, forced out of UFC Fight Night 53

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled “UFC Fight Night 53” co-main event bout with Akira Corassani (12-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC), this according to his agent Brian Rhee. Rhee told BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor that “shoulder issues” were to blame for KZ’s decision to withdraw from the...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Shinya Aoki’s loyalty to ONE FC cannot be swayed

ONE FC Lightweight Champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense this upcoming weekend in Dubai when he takes on Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2 MMA) in the main event of “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions.” BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor recently caught up with Aoki to discuss his upcoming fight, as well as his...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 24, 2014 5:15 pm

UFC Tulsa Post-Fight Bonuses: Dos Anjos Pockets $50k

Last night during the UFC Fight Night Tulsa post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White disclosed who the winners were for the performance bonus’ for the night. They are as follows: Performance Of The Night $50k – Rafael Dos Anjos for his KO win over Benson Henderson. Performance Of The Night $50k – Jordan...

Aug 24, 2014 9:18 am

Bourdain The Addict – Why This Top Chef Can’t Say No To BJJ

Anthony Bourdain, famous Emmy award winning chef and TV personality has changed his tune, for the better, and now finds himself addicted to BJJ. Steph Daniels of Bloodyelbow.com spoke with Anthony Bourdain about his newfound addiction to BJJ. Stephie Daniels: You recently skipped New York traffic to take a helicopter to BJJ practice. How did...

Aug 22, 2014 2:55 pm

Daley finally granted visa to fight again in the United States

According to Bellator President Scott Coker, Paul “Semtex” Daley (34-13-2 MMA) has finally been granted a working visa from the United States government, which will allow him to resume his fight career with the Viacom-owned organization. Daley has not fought on American soil since July of 2012, when he defeated Rudy Bears via first-round TKO at Bellator 72....

Aug 19, 2014 5:03 am

Larissa Pacheco Replaces Valerie Letourneau At FN 51

Jungle Fight champion Larissa Pacheo is set to make her UFC debut against Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night 51 on September 13th from Brazil. Pacheco is undefeated in her professional MMA career with 10 wins. She will be riding a 3-fight win streak into her bout with Andrade, with all 3 wins ending in...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Aug 16, 2014 11:42 am

Masvidal Talks Sponsorship Dollars And The Need For More – EXCLUSIVE

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby Green,...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 12, 2014 1:33 pm

EXCLUSIVE | War Machine’s Brother Cries Foul In Mack Recount, Says Twitter Comments Not Him

We have been following the beef between Dog the Bounty Hunter and someone claiming to be ‘War Machine’s brother’ very closely today, with extremely harsh comments coming from an account that claimed to belong to War Machine’s brother, Michael Koppenhaver. Several minutes ago I got off the phone with Michael Eugene Koppenhaver, War Machine’s brother,...

Aug 12, 2014 5:02 am

Jingliang Li vs. Nordine Taleb Set For Fight Night 54

UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place October 4th from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada just picked up another bout. TUF vet Nordine Taleb will face Jingliang ‘The Leech’ Li. Li is coming off a split decision win in his UFC debut earlier this summer over David Michaud at UFC 173. Taleb on the other hand...

Aug 8, 2014 4:17 pm

Jorge Masvidal ‘Dying to get his hands on a ranked fighter like Bobby Green’

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank at on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby...

Aug 6, 2014 10:09 am

ONE FC 19 set with three title fights

This month’s “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event has been finalized with a total of nine exciting bouts we can look forward to watching, including three title fights. ONE FC Lightweight champion Shinya Aoki (35-6 MMA) will make his first title defense at the August event, when he sqaures off with Kamal Shalorus (9-3-2...

Aug 5, 2014 3:01 pm

Google Offering BJJ Classes To Employees

BJJ is for everyone, and Google is proving that by offering BJJ classes to all of their employees. The classes are taught by Milton Bastos, a highly accomplished BJJ black belt, who has been teaching there since he responded to Google’s Facebook post that they were looking for BJJ instructors. He spoke with Fightland about...

Aug 4, 2014 1:09 pm

NSAC Plans Reviewing Of Jones Cormier Fight

Earlier today during the UFC 178 Ultimate Media Day Daniel Cormier aggressively shoved Jon Jones in the throat which caused the champ to drop his belt and begin swinging at Cormier and then take him down and ground and pound the challenger. The NSAC chair Francisco Aguilar released a statement to MMAJunkie that said they...