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Dec 14, 2014 2:19 pm

Opponents Be Warned! “He’s a scary guy”

This past weekend at WSOF 17, Rousimar Palhares once again defended his WSOF welterweight championship in impressive fashion as he submitted BJJ black belt Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds with a brutal kneebar (See that HERE). There was some discussion after the fight however as to whether or not Palhares held onto the leg...

Dec 14, 2014 8:16 am

REPLAY! Palhares destroys Fitch’s knee with brutal kneebar

In the main event of WSOF 16 last night, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares locked in a tight kneebar on Jon Fitch, forcing the challenger to tap just 90 seconds into the match. Check out the highlights: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 26, 2014 10:53 am

‘Three Legged’ Man Signed By Legacy FC

The world of Mixed Martial Arts has embraced the growing list of disabled combatants who want a shot inside the cage, with open arms. Nick Newell, a one-armed fighter, most recently fought for the WSOF lightweight world title on NBC, which is a major showing for the disabled community, on a very large stage. Now,...

Nov 19, 2014 4:05 pm

Dana White on Bellator 131 ratings: “I’m happy for Tito and Bonnar”

Last weekend the UFC, Bellator, and World Series of Fighting all went head to head on the same night. The UFC held UFC 180, which was on Pay-Per View, Bellator held Bellator 131 on Spike TV, and WSOF held WSOF 15 on NBC. UFC President Dana White spoke about the high numbers of Bellator 131...

Nov 17, 2014 5:02 am

Sefo: ‘XFC President falsified documents’

WSOF President Ray Sefo is currently under fire from XFC President Myron Molotky, who refuse to back off their lawsuit, claiming that Kalindra Faria is under contract with XFC. Sefo won’t fold easy however, and believes the lawsuit is nothing more than a ploy to extort money from the WSOF. Sefo spoke about the lawsuit,...

Nov 16, 2014 10:08 am

REPLAY! Aguilar Continues Reign As Champion With Lopsided Win Over Faria

WSOF women’s strawweight champion Jessica Aguilar, who was recently a guest on BJPENN.com Radio, continued her reign at the top of the women’s strawweight ladder last night at WSOF 15 when she defeated Kalindra Faria via a one-sided decision. Check out the highlights from the bout below: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 16, 2014 10:02 am

REPLAY! Gaethje Picks Up Split-Decision Win Over Guillard

Last night in the co-main event of WSOF 15, Melvin Guillard, who was recently on an episode of BJPENN.com Radio, fought Justin Gaethje in a non-title fight after Guillard failed to make weight. After going 3-rounds Gaethje picked up the split-decision win. Catch the bout highlights below: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 16, 2014 9:52 am

REPLAY! Branch Finishes Okami In The Fourth Round

Last night at WSOF 15, David Branch successfully defended his WSOF middleweight championship against former UFC fighter Yushin Okami via TKO in the fourth round. Check out the fight highlights: Your browser does not support iframes.

Nov 10, 2014 5:02 am

Melvin Guillard Believes He’s An A-List Fighter In A B-League

Melvin Guillard, who was a guest this week on BJPENN.com Radio spoke about his upcoming opponent Justin Gaethje, and why people may not know who he is, but know who Guillard is. Ahead of his guest spot on our show however, Guillard spoke with MMAMania to discuss why he believes he’s an a-list fighter in...

Nov 5, 2014 3:32 pm

Ryan Ford Suspended Following Failure To Disclose Broken Arm

Last month, WSOF’s Ryan Ford failed to disclose to officials that he broke his arm prior to engaging with Jake Shields. That decision has now cost him six-months of professional fighting time, as The Edmonton Combative Sports Commission has decided to suspend the fighter for six-months, retroactive from his main event bout against Shields. Ford...

Nov 5, 2014 6:00 am

This UFC Fighter Learned Of MMA From ‘A Crackhead’

“It was actually a crackhead on a 157th Street and Crotona Avenue. I bought a UFC 3 tape from a crackhead at a chicken store, and I bought it for eight dollars, or six bucks, something like that, and I went home and watched it with my brother and I said this is what I...

Nov 4, 2014 12:09 pm

CONFIRMED! GSP’s UFO Did Exist, Event Did Happen

Do they walk among us? Or in this case, fly around us. Long time UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre is a believer in the extraterrestrial. So much so that he believes he may have had his memory erased by those little green fellows. Check that part out here. So he’s crazy right? We can...

Nov 2, 2014 11:29 am

QUICK TWITT: Cody Bollinger Engages In Twitter Beef With His Boss, Ray Sefo

WSOF fighter Cody Bollinger allegedly was promised a WSOF title fight in December, and took to Twitter to call out WSOF President Ray Sefo for allegedly going back on his word. @CodyBollinger Cody I never promised you a fight in December what I promised you was that you won't lose your placing in the division....

Oct 20, 2014 2:29 pm

Despite Feeling Like She “Missed Out”, Jessica Aguilar Still Living Her Dream

Jessica Aguilar, WSOF women’s strawweight champion, does feel like she missed out on her chance to make it into the UFC when they announced the addition of their women’s strawweight division earlier this year. After announcing the addition of the new weight class, the UFC picked 12 of the toughest females on the planet, and...

Oct 13, 2014 7:57 pm

Fitch Unveils Gameplan For Palhares Bout

Jon Fitch is set to take on WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares in a highly anticipated match that was supposed to go down several months ago, but was forced to withdraw after his mother became ill (Read about that HERE). Now the match is finally set to go down on December 27th at WSOF 16. Fitch...

Oct 12, 2014 9:36 am

Ryan Ford Fought Jake Shields With Broken Arm

WSOF 14 main event fighter Ryan Ford revealed that he broke his arm on September 30th, just 12 days before fighting Jake Shields last night. His words via a private video, which was transcribed by MMAJunkie. “Today is Oct. 2, Thursday. Part of this game is putting your body through hard work. And unfortunately, two...

Sep 9, 2014 5:09 pm

Bellator 126 Finalized With 11 Bouts

A storm is heading to Phoenix as Alexander Shlemenko will return to the Bellator cage on Friday, September 26th to defend his Bellator middleweight title against Brandon Halsey live on Spike TV from Grand Canyon University Arena. The event will also feature the Bellator Lightweight Tournament Final and a full preliminary card. Former heavyweight tournament...

Sep 8, 2014 5:03 am

PHOTO | Politician Sarah Palin Is An MMA Fan

Post by The Funky Monkey (MMA) Mixed Martial Arts News. WSOF fighter Chad Robichaux posted his story of giving politician Sarah Palin a tour of the Gracie Barra gym where he trains on his Facebook Page.

Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of sherdog.com, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

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 15, 2014 3:27 pm

NBC: Mack Neighbors Say Police Hung Up When Reporting War Machine’s Rampage

The family who saved Christy Mack from more beatings is also blaming the police for letting War Machine get away. “She came running to our door. We couldn’t even tell it was a woman. My mother immediately called the cops and they hung up on her. Even Christy tried calling the cops, as well, and...

Aug 9, 2014 8:30 am

“Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs. Galvao” Results

  Tonight, from the Petersen Automotive Museum in Los Angeles, Calif., Professional Grappling returns to action with, “Metamoris 4: Sonnen vs. Galvao” If you cannot make the broadcast, or are just looking for to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. BJPENN.COM will be providing live results of tonight’s full card of...

Aug 3, 2014 4:00 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Tonight At 7 P.M. Jorge Masvidal, Seth Baczynski, & Matt Sayles

Listen To Sports Internet Radio Stations with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest is coming off a second straight UFC win and with little time off is scheduled to fight Bobby Green at UFC 178. Jorge Masvidal is on a roll and with this next match up announced we have plenty to talk about....

Aug 2, 2014 10:07 am

Miguel Torres Won A Fight Last Night

“Tonight I fought for Rebel FC in Singapore against a well prepared opponent, it was a war and got the victory. Want to thank all of my students, training partners, everyone who helped teach for me while I was training, my family for all the support, and Rebel FC for the opportunity. Felt great to...

Jul 30, 2014 5:05 am

Anthony Johnson Will Fight Overeem At Any Weight

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis. Johnson joined comedian Adam Hunter on the MMA Roasted podcast and responded to an interesting question...