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Sep 23, 2015 6:15 am

Gustafsson Talks Reebok Deal, Says It’s ‘Sad To See’ Young Fighters Losing Money

UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson will once again fight for the title when he takes on Daniel Cormier at UFC 192, which goes down on Oct. 3. It will be the second time Gustafsson will challenge for the title, having already fought and loss to former champ Jon Jones. Gustafsson’s quite possibly the UFC’s biggest...

Sep 23, 2015 12:44 am

Bellator Champ Pulls Off Hilarious Videobomb During Phil Davis Interview

At this past Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event the light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary successfully defended his belt, submitting MMA vet Tito Ortiz with an inverted triangle. The fight started out with Ortiz getting an early takedown and it looked like it was going to be a classic Tito fight, full of ground and pound and...

Sep 23, 2015 12:32 am

Daniel Cormier Breaks Down LHW Division –– Takes Shots At Bader And Evans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to face Alexander Gustafsson on October 3, 2015 at UFC 192. Cormier won the title when he beat Anthony Johnson in a fight for the vacant light heavyweight title, after former champ, Jon Jones, was stripped and suspended indefinitely. Cormier and Gustafsson have two recent common opponents,...


Sep 22, 2015 7:01 am

Joe Rogan Breaks Down Barnett vs Nelson

UFC Fight Night Japan: Josh Barnett vs. Roy Nelson goes down this Saturday and will showcase a pretty exciting heavyweight in the main event, between Barnett and Nelson. It’s sure to be an exciting one and one that has a good chance of ending quickly. Gegard Mousasi and Uriah Hall will also meet in the...

Sep 22, 2015 4:56 am

‘King Mo’: ‘I’ll Fight Fedor In Japan’

Bellator’s ‘King Mo’ Lawal was scheduled to fight in the ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament final this past Saturday, against Phil Davis. That didn’t happen. Mo won his first fight, defeating Linton Vassell, to advance to the final where he would fight for the chance to be the next title challenger. Unfortunately during that first fight...

Sep 21, 2015 1:30 pm

Gus: I would rather rematch Jon Jones than fight DC for the title

Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson will be stepping into the octagon to challenge Daniel Cormier for his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on October 3 at UFC 192. While Gustafsson is excited for another opportunity to grab gold in the octagon, if he was given the choice between fighting for Cormier’s title or a rematch with Jon...

Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 7:21 am

Ryan Bader on receiving end of ‘inconvenient’ random drug test

The United States Anti-Doping Agency is doing their part to help the Ultimate Fighting Championship clean up the sport of MMA with random drug testing, and Ryan Bader is their latest victim. After Daniel Cormier won the vacated UFC Light Heavyweight Championship at UFC 187, it was expected that Bader would get the next crack...

Sep 20, 2015 5:59 am

Champion Will Brooks trashes Bellator for poor promotion

It was arguably one of the biggest events in Bellator history on Saturday night when the mixed martial arts promotion and GLORY joined forces for the first “DYNAMITE” event in California. The card featured a slew of matches including one night light heavyweight tournament and a light heavyweight championship bout featuring Liam McGeary and Tito...

Sep 19, 2015 4:00 am

Dana White Responds To Sonnen’s Fedor vs. Anderson Silva Claim

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen sometimes says things that seem to good to be true. For example, on a recent episode of his podcast, while talking to heavyweight Frank Mir, Sonnen claimed that the UFC were currently working on putting together a fight between Anderson Silva and Fedor Emelianenko. Well according to UFC president Dana...

Sep 19, 2015 12:52 am

Daniel Cormier – True Champions Are Built

The UFC light heavyweight title will be on the line at UFC 192 in October. The champ, Daniel Cormier will look to defend his belt for the first time against the dangerous challenger Alexander Gustafsson. Cormier is hoping to take out the Swede, who is coming off of a TKO loss to Anthony Johnson, but...

Sep 19, 2015 12:13 am

Jon Jones Lands One Punch KO In Second Pro Fight

Oh Jon Jones, will you ever return? The former UFC light heavyweight champion is still out of the game, sidelined with an indefinite suspension from the UFC following an alleged hit and run incident, and there is no official word on any kind of timeline for his return. He’s still handling his legal issues and...

Sep 19, 2015 12:01 am

Tito Has A Message For The Haters –– ‘They Can F*ck Off!’

MMA legend Tito Ortiz will once again fight for a world title when he steps into the cage tonight at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ and fights undefeated champ Liam McGeary in the main event. Ortiz is currently on a two fight win streak, with wins over Stephan Bonnar and former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko. Ortiz last held...

Sep 18, 2015 3:50 pm

Is Jon Jones Going To Get A Plea Deal?

From the looks of things, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones might be looking to get a plea deal in his felony hit-and-run case. Jones, back on April 26, allegedly ran a traffic light and wrecked his car into another, one that was driven by a pregnant women. Reports also say that he allegedly...

Sep 18, 2015 10:50 am

Emanuel Newton Doesn’t Need A Nutritionist –– Cutting Weight’s ‘All Mental’

Bellator MMA’s Emanuel Newton is set to fight former UFC fighter Phil Davis in the first round of the four-man, one-night tournament, going down at the big ‘Dynamite’ event this Saturday. Newton was the former light heavyweight champion before losing to current champ Liam McGeary back in Feb. Now he’s ready to get back to...

Sep 18, 2015 10:12 am

‘King Mo’ Lawal: ‘Pro Wrestling’s Where It’s At!’

Bellator MMA light heavyweight ‘King Mo’ Lawal will compete in Saturday night’s four-man, one-night tournament at the giant ‘Dynamite’ event. He’ll meet Linton Vassell in the first fight and if he gets past him then he’ll go up against the winner of Phil Davis vs. Emanuel Newton. Ahead of all that, Lawal spoke with BJPENN.COM’s...

Sep 18, 2015 8:57 am

REPLAY! ‘Big Country’ Uncorks Massive Right Hand On Kongo

Back at UFC 159 ‘Big Country’ Roy Nelson took on fellow heavyweight Cheick Kongo. The fight never made it out of the first round as Nelson managed to land one of his brutal right hands with less than two minutes left. Kongo had his back to the cage and made the mistake of standing right...

Sep 17, 2015 8:11 pm

Glover Teixeira On Cormier: ‘He Can’t Say Sh*t, He Doesn’t Call The Shots’

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira wasn’t very happy when he heard champion Daniel Cormier was saying he needed to wait around longer before challenging for the title. Teixeira told Brazilian media outlet Combate that Cormier should stick to fighting, which is his job, and stop trying to book his fights for him. Here’s what he...

Sep 17, 2015 11:44 am

Chuck Liddell Explains Difference Between McGregor And Sonnen

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell isn’t a fan of trash talk. But is a self-proclaimed fan of Conor McGregor, wait, what? Yes Liddell says he’s excited to see what McGregor can do against the featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, at UFC 194. Liddell recently spoke with MMAJunkie and explained that while he...

Sep 17, 2015 9:50 am

Gustafsson Defends Diaz –– ‘Don’t Ruin A Brother’s Life’

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is on team #FreeNickDiaz for sure. The Swedish fighter felt the need to go on his Facebook to share his thoughts on Nick Diaz’s five year suspension. The support for Diaz has truly been overwhelming. It just shows how well Diaz is received in the MMA community and...

Sep 17, 2015 5:46 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Tournament Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Drug Tests

Good news, all the fighters in this Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ tournament have passed their out-of-competition drug tests. The news comes from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster. The tournament will include Phil Davis, King Mo Lawal, Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. The winner of the tournament will be crowned tournament champ and...

Sep 16, 2015 8:10 pm

Champ Liam McGeary Hopes Phil Davis Doesn’t Win ‘Dynamite’ Tournament

Bellator light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary will take on Tito Ortiz this Saturday at Bellator: ‘Dynamite.’ Also taking place that night will be a four-man, one-night tournament that will determine the next challenger for the light heavyweight champ. Whether he wins or loses on Saturday night, McGeary really hopes Phil Davis does not win the...

Sep 16, 2015 5:00 am

Beltran blasts Kimbo and Tito: “I would f*ck them up”

Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) will square off with Kendall Grove (21-15 MMA) in the co-main event of Bellator 143 later this month in Texas. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including potential future opponents. Beltran acknowledged that he would like to finish his career with...

Sep 15, 2015 9:33 pm

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Don’t Have The Advantage Anywhere’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA fighter Tito Ortiz will fight for the promotion’s 205 title this Saturday at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ when he takes on the champ Liam McGeary. McGeary’s coming in undefeated and taking on the vet Ortiz. Ortiz has been successful in his last few bouts and now looks to...