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Aug 29, 2012 6:28 am

Fights to Look Forward to Part II

Yesterday I detailed a few fights that we as MMA fans have to look forward to beginning with UFC 152 and ending with UFC 155. Today I will go over the other UFC cards including UFC on Fuel TV: Struve vs. Miocic, UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot, UFC on Fuel TV 6 which will...

Apr 15, 2012 6:04 pm

BJ Penn's Ultimate Decision | Confirms Still Retired

By Roberto Mattos: The entire MMA world has come down with a strange feeling of ennui. Tapout flags across the world have been flying at half-mast. Die-hard MMA fans have been seen crying uncontrollably in a fetal position. No, this isn’t because Brock Lesnar is back in the WWE, or because Tito Ortiz may be...

Feb 13, 2012 6:45 pm

A BJ Penn Photo Diary | The MMA Elite Signings In Vegas (Last Weekend)

Last weekend two-time, two-division UFC champion, BJ Penn left his home in Hilo Hawaii for a two day autograph signing event in Las Vegas for MMA Elite. During his trip he documented some of the action with his Camera Phone and the following Galleries are the result. CONTINUE TO NEXT PAGE… Read More: BJ Penn...

Feb 8, 2012 5:20 am

GSP Willing To Give Up His Title To Skip Condit And Fight Diaz?

According to his teammate Kenny Florian that is what he said… “It’s interesting actually. At dinner after UFC 143 Georges said that he wants to fight Diaz so bad that he would be willing to give up his belt just so he can fight Diaz and then he would fight Condit, this is how bad...

Jan 16, 2012 1:11 pm

BJ Penn's Weekly Pics

Running into Cheick Kongo and Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 137 Press Conference. Its always nice catching up with these guys. Cheick is still active and Mirko is one of the greatest ever period.

Dec 15, 2011 8:21 am

Cro Cop Returns To Action Under K-1 Banner In March

Retired from Mixed Martial Arts and retired from combat sports are two entirely different things and former UFC heavyweight fighter Mirko Cro Cop is set to prove that. After taking defeat in the UFC for the last time at UFC 137 against Roy “Big Country” Nelson the Croatian superstar announced his retirement from the UFC...

Nov 7, 2011 7:33 am

“I want to compete at the highest level”

com•pete (k m-p t ) intr.v. com•pet•ed, com•pet•ing, com•petes To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or a victory. To compete at the highest level of Mixed Martial Arts one must first be allowed the opportunity to do so. This is not an honor handed out often; only...

Nov 4, 2011 12:11 pm

BJ Penn – They Only Made One

“Hats off to Nick Diaz, he’s the man. Joe, it’s probably the last time you’re ever going to see me in here. I can’t keep, uh, I want to perform at the top level. That’s it, Joe, I’ll shake your hand right here. I’ve got a daughter (and) another daughter on the way. I don’t...

Nov 3, 2011 11:27 am

Cerrone a future Champ, says former teammate Evans

“I definitely think Cerrone can win the title. I love to watch the way he’s grown in the sport. I remember when he first came to Jackson’s gym; he had absolutely no wrestling at all, like zero wrestling. And his ground was just kind of so-so. He was just all stand-up; he was one of...

Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Oct 28, 2011 11:52 am

BJ Penn: "I dont believe my hype anymore"

I got here to Las Vegas and am ready for my UFC 137 main event fight with Nick Diaz. He’s a great fighter who I respect and I like. Nick and his brother Nate actually came out to help me train for my UFC 101 match against Kenny Florian. We’re not close friends, but both...

Oct 28, 2011 11:43 am

BJ Penn: "This is the new and improved BJ Penn"

A little over a decade ago, Jay Dee “BJ” Penn made his mixed martial arts debut by scoring a 1st round TKO victory over Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He earned the nickname “The Prodigy” because of his natural in-cage ability that easily had him pegged as the future of the sport. But with youth...

Oct 26, 2011 8:05 am

Cerrone to Siver: “Let's go! Let's fight! Let's get violent”

“I’m gonna go in there and impose my will and do what I do and not worry about what they do. You know, I’m fighting (hesitates) Siver…I don’t care what he’s gonna do. I don’t give a s—. I know what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna get in there and whip his ass so I...

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...

Oct 24, 2011 8:23 am

GSP on BJ Penn: "At the best of his ability he's the best guy"

“I think BJ Penn will win the fight because I believe he has more skills. If he uses all his set of skills, then BJ Penn will win. But, the thing with BJ Penn is sometimes you don’t know what BJ Penn will show up to the fight. If he’s well prepared or injured –...

Oct 24, 2011 7:37 am

VIDEO: BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Pro Picks

Stephan Bonnar, Wanderlei Silva, Manny Gamburyan, Tyson Griffin, Duane Ludwig, Anthony Njokuani, Rafael Cordeiro and Phil Baroni all give their prediction for UFC 137’s main event between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn.

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...