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Mar 29, 2015 1:47 pm

UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 7

On Episode 7 of UFC 189 World Championship Tour Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo channels Tony Montana while his opponent Conor McGregor channels Muhammad Ali on a busy day in New York City. Aldo trains with his coaches while McGregor schools UFC President Dana White in jiu-jitsu. After another fan-filled press conference, the gang is...

Mar 18, 2015 2:28 pm

NSAC Summons Nick Diaz, Hector Lombard — Anderson Silva Requests Extension

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will require the presence of both Nick Diaz and Hector Lombard next week in Vegas. The two UFC fighters have been summoned by the commission, to answer to rule violations for drug use. Diaz, who lost a unanimous decision to Anderson Silva in his last UFC outing, popped hot for...


Mar 16, 2015 10:59 am

Massive World Tour Announced To Promote McGregor vs. Aldo Title Fight

Undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Conor McGregor will embark on a world press tour spanning eight cities in five countries over the course of 12 days to promote their upcoming championship bout at UFC 189: ALDO vs. McGREGOR on Saturday, July 11 at MGM Grand Garden Arena. The co-main event featuring newly...

Mar 14, 2015 11:47 pm

“UFC 189 World Tour” Announced! 8 Cities and 5 Countries!

Before media had the opportunity to ask questions at the UFC 185 Post Fight Press Conference, Dana White announced that the UFC would be touring the world to hype up UFC 189! Here are all the details for the upcoming “UFC 189 World Tour”: The tour will feature UFC Flyweight Champion Jose Aldo and his...

Feb 22, 2015 5:47 am

Firas Zahabi’s Street Fighting Tips

Tristar Gym head coach Firas Zahabi, who has trained superstars such as Georges St. Pierre, and Rory MacDonald, breaks down this street fight, and tells you how you can use your martial arts training to your advantage! Check it out above!

Feb 16, 2015 9:08 pm

Brown: ‘Beating Hendricks Is The Key To A Title Shot’

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently coming off of a hard fought decision loss to Robbie Lawler. The loss snapped a 7 fight win streak for Brown, and cost him a shot at the welterweight title, which Lawler went on to win. On March 14th, Matt Brown will have the chance to earn a #1...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...

Feb 10, 2015 1:27 pm

Hector Lombard Latest Fighter To Fail Drug Test

The UFC’s drug problem continues to show its ugly face, as top UFC welterweight fighter Hector Lombard has failed his UFC 182 drug test for anabolic steroids. Earlier today we learned that the UFC had removed Lombard vs. MacDonald from their scheduled UFC 186 co-main event, and now we know why. Ariel Helwani reports: The...

Jan 18, 2015 12:42 pm

Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 Set For UFC 186 Main Event

The UFC has officially announced the main event for UFC 186 on April 25th. TJ Dillashaw will be defending his bantamweight strap from the very man he defeated to win it, Renan Barao. Dillashaw defeated Barao back at UFC 173 in May of 2014 to become the bantamweight champion, upsetting Barao, who was a heavy...

Jan 15, 2015 5:05 am

Dana White Explains The Welterweight Title Picture

With this week’s announcement of Hendricks vs. Brown the UFC’s welterweight division got a major shakeup. Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard is expected to be announced soon, and what’s next for the new champ Robbie Lawler has been up in the air. Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC Tonight crew passed on a...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 5, 2015 5:06 am

UFC 186 Set For Montreal On April 25th

The UFC will be heading to Montreal on April 25th 2015 for UFC 186. Montreal was expected to play host to UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos, however that has been moved to Dallas Texas. No word yet on what bouts will be on the card, however the UFC will likely start adding bouts to...

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 18, 2014 9:04 am

Ratings Report: UFC 181 Does Good PPV Numbers

The rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks was one of the year’s most fruitful pay-per-views. Garnering an estimated 375,000 buys, the welterweight clash ended up being one of this year’s most drawing cards on television. Dave Meltzer breaks down the report: (via MMAFighting.com)   The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory...

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Lawler: Hendricks and I need to figure it out in a trilogy fight

The UFC’s plan was to have to Rory MacDonald face the winner of this past Saturday’s UFC 181 main event bout between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. However, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 ended up being such a close fight that now a lot of fans and media members have stated their desire to see a...

Dec 7, 2014 8:43 am

Dana White: Lawler vs. Hendricks 3 “Wouldn’t be a bad idea”

Last night at UFC 181, fight fans saw Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler battle it out for 5 rounds. In the end, the judges gave Lawler the nod, and the welterweight title. With the series tied with 1 win Lawler, 1 win Hendricks, many fans began calling for a trilogy bout. UFC President Dana White...

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 22, 2014 12:34 pm

“Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie” Live Results

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s premier promotion, Metamoris, kicks off their fifth event from California at 5:00 PM EST! California’s Long Beach Convention Center will play host to today’s event that features six grappling matches. UFC’s Rory MacDonald will be battling Jonathan Torres in the co-main event. The headliner is a match that has been fourteen years...

Nov 22, 2014 11:18 am

JT Torres planning MMA debut “One day soon”

Elite level grappler JT Torres, who will grapple against Rory MacDonald tonight at Metamoris 5. Leading up to the match, there has been much talk of Torres eventually making the transition over to MMA, something he also discussed with BJPENN.com Radio earlier this month. Torres spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his desire to eventually transition...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Brown vs. Saffiedine set for February 14th

Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will square off February 14th as the main event for UFC Fight Night Colorado. The UFC announced the bout earlier today during their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Brown is coming off a 5-round war against Robbie Lawler that saw ‘The Immortal’ lose a unanimous decision, and...

Nov 13, 2014 10:15 am

“THE RED KING”

‘Ares’ is no more. Canadian Mixed Martial Arts master, Rory MacDonald has changed his nickname ahead of his promised title shot. The welterweight fighter formerly known as “Ares”, will now be referred to as, ‘The Red King’. Last night, UFC Tonight announced the change on FOX Sports 1. According to the UFC’s report, Rory, actually...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio With Gary Goodridge, Yancy Medeiros, Vik Grujic, & JT Torres

Live streaming video by Ustream This weeks show is brought to you by Prodigy Gear & All Hawaii Clothing. You can purchase some of the best gear out and show your support for one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time at www.bjpenn.com/shop. What are you waiting for, get over to the store...