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Oct 20, 2011 11:30 am

BJ Penn In-Depth Interview

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn recently took time out of his training schedule to talk with USA Today’s Sergio Non about everything from his past, present and future, including next weekend’s main event bout against Nick Diaz. Below are some excerpts from that interview: (Full Write Up) Q: You had to deal...

Oct 20, 2011 7:59 am

GSP Admits To Crying After Injury

“I knew [the injury] was bad but I thought I had the chance to be 100 percent the night of the fight if I trained light and conserved myself. But the reality was I was not able to recover (fast enough). I want to fight my best when I’m at my best…. I’m not going...

Oct 20, 2011 7:29 am

Brandon Vera: Thiago Silva is a piece of $#!T

“The whole fight [against Thiago Silva] I just kept asking myself, what the hell is going on? Why is this? I train with Phil Davis, Travis Browne, the Noguiera brothers, Junior Dos Santos…I train with some big dudes man and nobody has ever just been able to hold me down you know?… but now that...


Oct 19, 2011 11:48 am

Cancel That, Nick Diaz Shows Up To Conference Call 45-Minutes Late

“I didn’t even know about a call. Nobody called me in the last week or the past couple of days to tell me there was a call. I trained last night, ate went to sleep, woke up and my phone was dead. I didn’t know until my brother told me I was supposed to be...

Oct 19, 2011 7:08 am

Condit: "A fight with anyone else other than GSP doesn't make sense"

“I want to fight next week. It’s in my heart to fight, but logically, I need to be patient. No matter who the opponent was — right now, a fight against anyone other than Georges wouldn’t make sense. I have some small — I wouldn’t even call them injuries — that come from training day...

Oct 18, 2011 7:35 pm

GSP trainer comments on injury

“After he cooled down, I knew he couldn’t fight anymore. I’ve been around, I’ve seen injuries, and I know that that kind of injury is going to take at least two to five weeks of not standing on it for it to be really good (and) sturdy to fight. I don’t know what the medical...

Oct 18, 2011 3:14 pm

Nick Diaz: "BJ is my favorite fighter"

“He’s my favorite fighter. He’s better than they are, he’s better than everybody. I know where he came from. He came from my school, as far as I’m concerned he came from where I came from and that’s why he’s here.” *Click here for the latest UFC 137 coverage provided by BJPENN.COM

Oct 17, 2011 5:00 pm

Mitrione Feels Dangerous: Ready to take out Kongo in spectacular fashion

“I promise you I’m ready to scrap. I’ve put in so much work. I’m ready, I’m excited, I’m not overtrained. I feel l’m ready to go. I’m going to give a wonderful performance. If Cheick wins, damn good job but I really feel I’m going to give a hell of a run for it. I...

Oct 17, 2011 11:55 am

Gilbert Melendez Talks About His Friend And Teammate Nick Diaz

“Every time you watch Nick Diaz, you’re about to see a fight and you can’t guarantee that with all these matches. A lot of people treat this as a sparring session or they could be a little boring, but when you see Nick Diaz, he’s there to fight and you’re gonna see a full-on exciting...

Oct 15, 2011 8:23 pm

Shane Carwin Has Been Told To Have Surgery Or Retire

“As a man of faith I know that you are never given more burden then you can carry. I feel that the last couple years have tested me in more ways then I have ever imagined. The challenges the being close to greatness and yet so far away has been nothing less then motivating. I...

Oct 14, 2011 3:27 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 10/14/11)

The world top 10 welterweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC fighters. GSP is the current UFC welterweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Jake Shields in front of a record breaking audience, he has not only...

Sep 29, 2011 3:33 pm

Reagan Penn Returns To MMA Action November 5 Alongside Other Notables

Just one week after his older brother faces Nick Diaz at UFC 137; Reagan Penn will enter the cage in his second professional Mixed Martial Arts contest. ProElite II is set to go down November 5th from the iWireless Center in Moline Illinois. Five-time Champ Tim Sylvia will meet Pedro Rizzo in the evening’s main...

Sep 13, 2011 2:06 pm

Carlos Condit: I have the mental edge in a lot of my fights.

“He’s human. He’s an incredible fighter and I know some of the best fighters in the world haven’t been able to figure him out, but I’m dangerous. I’m a dynamic fighter. I think I have a lot of ways to win and I also have a mentality and a mental toughness that a lot of...

Sep 12, 2011 3:08 pm

Dana White Comments on Diaz vs. Penn

“To tell you the truth, the excuses he gave me made no sense. You’ve interviewed Nick Diaz before. You know what I’m talking about. But I started thinking about this: This kid is a real fighter and I love the BJ Penn-Nick Diaz fight. He always does show up to fight. We have trouble with...

Sep 9, 2011 3:46 pm

Carlos Condit Still Wants To Fight BJ Penn

“Nah, this title shot has been what I’ve wanted since I started fighting and I would still like to fight BJ. He’s a legend in the sport. I’ve looked up to him for a very long time and that would be a win that I would want on my record. For now, I’ve got to...

Sep 7, 2011 2:08 pm

Diaz Out, Condit in against GSP

A crazy turn of events at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference has changed the scheduling of four welterweight stand-outs. As we reported yesterday, Nick Diaz failed to show for the Toronto leg of the UFC 137 media tour and he followed suit this afternoon when he skipped out on a reported three different flights...

Sep 20, 2016 8:01 pm

Mickey Gall challenges “Super Scared Corncutt” to a bet

UFC President Dana White’s “Looking for a fight” series has produced several UFC stars. Most recently, 2-0 professional fighter Mickey Gall welcomed CM Punk to the MMA world in what was Punk’s UFC debut. Gall stepped into the Octagon and dominated the fight, finishing Punk in the first round via submission after landing a beautiful...

Sep 18, 2016 8:07 am

Fighters React to Derek Brunson’s First-Round Finish of Uriah Hall

On Saturday night, the UFC took over the small border town of Hidalgo Texas with UFC Fight Night 94. In the main event of the evening, Michael Johnson dazzled with a first-round knockout of streaking contender Dustin Poirier. In the night’s co-main event, rising middleweight Derek Brunson scored a similarly emphatic win, leveling the hot-and-cold...

Sep 11, 2016 12:15 am

MMA community reacts to Mickey Gall submitting CM Punk

On the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall and CM Punk had their long-awaited fight inside the Octagon. Punk, who was signed to the UFC in 2014, was all smiles during his walkout as he high fived fans. When the fight started, it was all Gall as he took CM Punk down in just...

Sep 8, 2016 11:33 am

VIDEO | RVCA // BJ Penn – Inspired By

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn has been with his clothing sponsor RVCA since the early days of his professional MMA career. Penn and RVCA grew together to great heights as “The Prodigy” was one of the few fighters sporting the action sports logo in the Octagon. “RVCA was the one who stepped up...

Aug 28, 2016 12:41 pm

Pros react to Paige VanZant’s switch kick KO victory over Bec Rawlings

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant scored a beautiful second-round KO victory over Bec Rawlings on the main card of last night’s UFC on FOX 21 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. “PVZ” was able to land a switch kick to the head of Bec, which sent Rawlings crashing to the canvas. Here is how the MMA...

Jul 30, 2016 11:49 am

Jeremy Stephens looking for unsanctioned fights with keyboard warriors

UFC featherweight Jeremy Stephens made headlines early this week when he politely called out former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar for a fight at UFC 205 in New York. While there has been no word yet as to whether or not Edgar is willing to accept the fight, Stephens is looking for another fight. Specifically...

Jul 24, 2016 8:04 am

Pros react to Shevchenko’s victory over Holm

Valentina Shevchenko picked up the biggest win of her UFC career last night in Chicago by scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title holder Holly Holm. Here is how the pros reacted to Shevchenko’s impressive victory: I wouldn't want to fight either. #Holm is intense and #Shevchenko is scary. #UFCChicago — Dan Hardy (@danhardymma)...