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May 25, 2017 12:00 pm

Tony Ferguson on Nate Diaz: You’re a clown, dude, you’re fake

Tony Ferguson is campaigning hard for a fight with Nate Diaz. Ferguson took an opportunity on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to go on a verbal onslaught targeting Diaz. With all of the comments that “El Cucuy” is throwing at the Stockton scrapper, it wouldn’t be a surprise if there is some sort of...

May 25, 2017 11:19 am

VIDEO | Bareknuckle Taekwondo vs. Kung Fu fight

While the days of bareknuckle martial art challenges between two practitioners of different disciplines are all but past us, footage from the ‘dark ages’ of combat sports continues to emerge. In the video above we see UFC vet Onassis Parungao, a Kung Fu practitioner, take on Pavel Byshiv, a Taekwondo practitioner.The video is rather one...

May 25, 2017 10:25 am

Duane Ludwig discusses TJ Dillashaw’s plans to become a two-division champ

Until recently, former UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw was expected to challenge reigning champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt for gold at UFC 213 this July 8. Regrettably, Garbrandt has been forced out of this planned title fight with back trouble, which has left Dillashaw without a chance to fight for gold. While the simplest...

May 25, 2017 9:57 am

Robbie Lawler opens up on return fight

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon on July 8th at UFC 213, where he will look to bounce back from a devastating first round KO loss to Tyron Woodley as he steps into the Octagon against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Given that Lawler has been absent...

May 25, 2017 8:58 am

Michael Bisping weighs-in on interim title fight

This week, following much speculation from the MMA community, it was confirmed that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would not be returning to the Octagon to defend his belt this summer. Subsequently, the UFC announced an interim middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero for UFC 213. While the fight...

May 25, 2017 7:52 am

With retirement plans canceled, Vitor Belfort targets two big Bellator names

On June 3, on the main card of UFC 212, MMA legend Vitor Belfort will take on Nate Marquardt in a fight that will go down as the last of his legendary career – at least, that was the original plan. Since his retirement fight with Marquardt was announced, Belfort has backtracked on his retirement...

May 25, 2017 6:34 am

Renan Barao set to return to bantamweight at UFC 214

Earlier this year, we learned that, despite a decent 1-1 record at featherweight, Renan Barao would be abandoning the division in favor of a return to his former bantamweight haunts. Now, the details of Barao’s bantamweight return have been revealed. The former bantamweight king will be taking on long-time prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC 214, this...

May 25, 2017 5:51 am

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki officially signs with the UFC

Gokhan Saki is one of the best kickboxers in the world. His next fight, however, will not be in the kickboxing ring. It will be inside the UFC’s Octagon. Saki’s jump to the UFC was first reported several weeks ago by Ryan Thomas of CagePages.com, and subsequently confirmed by MMA-Today.com. Now, the news has now...

May 24, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Clean Muay Thai switch kick knockout

The ‘switch kick’ has long been used by Muay Thai phenom Saenchai, however the move is becoming more and more common in combat sports. From Yair Rodriguez’ knockout of Andre Fili, to Paige VanZant’s knockout of Bec Rawlings, the switch kick is rapidly becoming more and more utilized in MMA. During a recent Muay Thai...

May 24, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Man chases down robber and chokes him out cold

People can take extra precautions to be on their toes and try to avoid situations where a criminal may try to take advantage of them. However, crime does, unfortunately, take place out in the streets and some victims are forced to react when being dealt a bad hand. Here, we take a look at a...

May 24, 2017 2:05 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 34 // Duane Ludwig

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Duane “Bang” Ludwig! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight for this streamlined episode is one of the best coaches in MMA today, Duane Ludwig. With the news of Cody Garbrandt likely being unable to defend his title against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213, we’ll get Duane’s take...

May 24, 2017 1:57 pm

Gabi Garcia calls out Angela Magana to a fight, Magana accepts match

UFC strawweight Angela Magana and former Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg got into an altercation over the weekend at the UFC athlete retreat in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cyborg and Magana were seen arguing in a video released from the incident where Cyborg punched Magana and things were immediately broken up. Cyborg is heard in the...

May 24, 2017 1:26 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to become simultaneous two-division Bellator champion

Former UFC welterweight staple Rory MacDonald recently made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut this past weekend when he picked up an impressive 2nd round submission win over knockout artist Paul Daley. Following the win, MacDonald spoke in his Bellator MMA post-fight in-cage interview to discuss the journey he has been on since his last...

May 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Stipe Miocic eyeing potential showdown with Anthony Joshua

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his second UFC heavyweight title defense over former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, however the champ already has his sights set on another potential marquee fight. Given the fact that talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match have dominated MMA headlines, and...

May 24, 2017 12:23 pm

Fighters rally behind Cris “Cyborg” Justino after Angela Magana incident

Over the weekend, the UFC flew some 400 of its fighters out to Las Vegas, Nevada for a special athletes retreat. During the events of the weekend, UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino had a run-in with UFC strawweight Angela Magana, which ended with Cyborg punching and visibly rocking Magana. Since then, Cyborg has been...

May 24, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dana White admits Conor McGregor may never fight again after Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is gunning for the biggest fight of his life with the boxing match against undefeated great, Floyd Mayweather. One reason Mayweather could be coming out of retirement for the fight against McGregor is the massive amounts of the money that it could generate. UFC President Dana White is estimating Mayweather...

May 24, 2017 11:28 am

Anheuser-Busch releases statement regarding alleged drunk rep at UFC Retreat

This past weekend at the first ever UFC Athlete Retreat, fighters congregated in Las Vegas for a weekend of presentations from various people such as representatives from sponsors, and professional athletes like Kobe Bryant. While for the most part fighters generally responded well to the weekend, one presenter drew quite a bit of criticism from...

May 24, 2017 10:46 am

Jorge Masvidal blasts “Bitchbing” for picking and choosing his fights

Jorge Masvidal has been around for awhile. His first MMA bout occurred all the way back in 2003. And then there was the time he spent as a street fighter in the early years of his career. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Masvidal looked back to the halcyon days of his career, when...

May 24, 2017 9:43 am

Robert Whittaker and Yoel Romero react to news of their UFC 213 co-headlining bout

Last night, news broke that UFC 213’s originally planned headliner – a bantamweight title fight between champ Cody Garbrandt and challenger TJ Dillashaw  – had officially fallen through. With this news, it was announced that Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko’s women’s bantamweight title fight had been promoted to the main event spot, and that the...

May 24, 2017 8:56 am

VIDEO | Unaired footage between rounds from Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

Back in August of 2016, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight superstar Nate Diaz stepped into the Octagon for their highly anticipated rematch following Diaz’ submission win over McGregor five months prior. In the rematch, McGregor looked to employ a much different gameplan, opting to look to pick Diaz apart over the course...

May 24, 2017 8:32 am

Derrick Lewis blasts Francis Ngannou: “forget that African booty scratcher”

In a few short weeks, in the main event of the UFC’s upcoming trip to New Zealand, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis will face the biggest test of his career in MMA legend Mark Hunt. Should he pass this test, Lewis is likely to line himself up for a heavyweight number one contender fight, perhaps...

May 24, 2017 7:51 am

VIDEO | This could be the best Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor promo yet

Though it once looked nearly impossible, a boxing mega fight between undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor now looks like it could actually happen. Earlier this month, we learned that McGregor’s side of the deal had been finalized. “It is an honour to sign this record breaking deal alongside my...

May 24, 2017 6:46 am

Tony Ferguson wants to slap “b*tch” Nate Diaz

With Khabib Nurmagomedov on the shelf until the fall, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson has been angling hard for a fight with fan favorite Nate Diaz. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Ferguson’s callouts of Diaz continued. Speaking to host Ariel Helwani, Ferguson poked fun at Diaz’s biking hobby, and urged the Stockton based fighter...

May 24, 2017 5:53 am

Demetrious Johnson, TJ Dillashaw and Ray Borg weigh in on complicated situation at flyweight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt was indeed out of UFC 213, which left his planned opponent TJ Dillashaw without an opponent. With this unfortunate news, an opportunistic Dillashaw re-upped on his previous claims, suggesting that he is keen to drop to flyweight to challenge dominant champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson for...

May 23, 2017 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Bodybuilder vs BJJ fighter strength challenge

There are a few ways to define strength. What many people might immediately think of is how much weight you can lift in the gym, say in the bench press or dead lift. How about body weight exercises such as pull ups or push ups? Here, we take a look a series of strength challenges...