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Feb 3, 2012 8:37 am

Jacare vs. Brunson / Sayers vs. Smith Added To “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

The Strikeforce Columbus event has just added two more bouts to the ever growing roster. This time its middleweight bouts between Jacare Souza and Derek Brunson and another one set to pair Lumumba Sayers opposite Scott Smith. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchups this morning. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the...

Jan 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

Jan 18, 2012 5:15 am

MMA NEWS – "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Official – Tickets On Pre-Sale Today For Columbus Event

A highly-anticipated and exciting title fight featuring two of the world’s elite mixed martial artists will take place when STRIKEFORCE returns to Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday, March 3, when newly-crowned women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate makes her first title defense against undefeated sensation Ronda Rousey. STRIKEFORCE: TATE vs. ROUSEY will air live...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...


Jul 14, 2016 9:50 am

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson vs. Lando Vannata (Highlights)

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, UFC newcomer Lando Vannata, who stepped in on short notice, gave #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson one of the toughest tests of his MMA career. Both fighters rocked one another several times throughout the ‘Fight of the Night’ performance. Ultimately, Ferguson secured the 2nd round submission win, making...

May 3, 2016 1:50 pm

WSOF books sibling rivalry match as brothers set to fight in the cage

Two brothers are set to fight against each other in the cage at WSOF 32. To make this fight even more intriguing, one of the brothers is a masked self-made crime-fighter based in Seattle. Yes, this is real. Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor and brother Ben Fodor who also goes by his alter...

Nov 30, 2015 11:14 am

“The Punk”: Not a fan of UFC “I’m giving all fighters advice!”

This isn’t just another article about former UFC veteran and current Bellator lightweight Josh “The Punk” Thompson. It’s what the message and reality is for all active fighters. “Smooth” (23-5 MMA) finished his UFC contract in Seoul, Korea against a game Jorge Masvidal. Benson made comments about wanting to retire in the UFC, but made it...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

May 22, 2015 2:59 pm

Booking Roundup! Several UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced several new fights for their upcoming cards spanning from July to August! There are new main events and a handful of undercard bouts— catch up and check them out below! “UFC Fight Night 71” Adds a King “King” Kevin Casey has agreed to a bout with Ildemar Alcantara. Casey’s last victory was overturned...

Apr 6, 2015 10:51 am

Booking Roundup — Over 10 UFC Fights Booked In The Last 7 Days

As reported previously, Josh Thompson vs. Tony Ferguson is set for UFN 72 and Jeremy Stephens vs. Dennis Bermudez is set for UFC 189. Here’s a list of all the other fights that were announced this past week. UFC 188: Hector Urbina and Albert Tumenov– Welterweight UFN 72: Igor Araujo vs. Sean Strickland–welterweight UFC 186:...

Dec 10, 2013 7:24 am

UFC Set To Release New Digital UFC Network As Part Of International Expansion

The UFC announced plans recently to create a digital, subscription based network to broadcast events. The reason for this plan involves the UFC’s  international expansion and the fact that they will be broadcasting more events than usual in the future. The UFC’s Chief Content Officer Marshall Zelaznik went on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour to...

Jul 19, 2013 1:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cesar Gracie Talks About the Future of the Diaz Brothers | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Famed BJJ coach and longtime fan favorite of BJPenn.com, Cesar Gracie, joined our own Pedro Carrasco and George Mathews on Wednesday night’s episode (July 17th) of BJPenn.com Radio. Cesar is a staple in the training circles of the MMA community, he’s the head of the Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy in California, and he has coached and mentored...

Jun 14, 2013 7:14 am

Roy Nelson Uses Racial Slur While Discussing Daniel Cormier

Roy Nelson has long been popular for both his consistently entertaining fights and humorous interviews with members of the media. This time, however he may have crossed a line. In talking about his rivalry with fellow UFC heavyweight, Daniel Cormier, Nelson used some unwarranted language. In discussing Daniel Cormier’s decision in turning down a fight...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...

May 21, 2013 10:52 am

Noons Not Buying Stand Up War With Cerrone: Anticipates ‘Cowboy’ Takedowns

“I thought right away it’s a great matchup, great fireworks. I’ve got a lot of respect for the guy as a fighter … . He’s very well versed. He’s a very well-rounded fighter. He likes to stand and bang, and he can mix it up anywhere… I’m not making excuses for my losses, but the...

Apr 22, 2013 1:51 pm

Quick Tweet: Diaz: ‘UFC more weight classes ASAP’

UFC’s Nate Diaz, days after his loss to Josh Thompson on UFC on Fox 7, sent out this Tweet Monday afternoon: @ufc more weight classes ASAP ?? 163,178,193 More super fights more champion vs champion ,closer to weight better fights more potential … Diaz had bandied about the idea of returning to welterweight after Saturday’s...

Sep 25, 2012 4:59 pm

BJPenn.com Radio: Newly Crowned UFC Flyweight Champ Demetrious Johnson, Invicta FC 3's Tara LaRosa, Miesha Tate and Jeremy Stephens

Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live this Sunday to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in the...

Mar 26, 2012 11:28 am

A BJ Penn Photo Diary | Sitting Courtside, Training And Throwbacks

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life two weeks ago. We took notice at the amount of traffic this feature garnered, read your comments and decided to continue this feature here on BJPENN.COM. BJ has been all over the place since our last Photo Diary so this...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...