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Oct 5, 2015 10:07 am

Music Icon Cher supports lifting NAC’s Nick Diaz ban!

As soon as it was revealed that Nick Diaz would be getting suspended for five years for failing one of his UFC 183 post-fight drug tests, the mixed martial arts community came out in full support of the popular UFC fighter. Everybody from Ronda Rousey to Henry Cejudo spoke out against the Nevada State Athletic...

Sep 27, 2015 7:08 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I’d be surprised if my dad came out of retirement’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts at Bellator and GLORY’s “Dynamite” event earlier this month. “The Last Emperor” will not be fighting for Bellator, but rather a new Japanese promotion that will likely borrow Bellator’s talent for their first few shows. Emelianenko’s opponent remains unnamed, but fans...

Sep 24, 2015 2:10 pm

Ryan Couture: ‘I Don’t Think There’s Any Secret How I Like To Fight’

Ryan Couture may have simply been known as “the son of UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture” when he made his professional mixed martial arts debut in 2010, but the lightweight is starting to step out of his father’s shadow and create a unique following of his own. While his father competed mainly for the...

Sep 24, 2015 1:13 pm

Pettis ‘Hates’ Rafael dos Anjos, Offered To Help Train Cerrone For Title Fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is willing to help train a former and possibly future opponent in Donald Cerrone for his upcoming title fight with Rafael dos Anjos. Cerrone, who lost to Pettis in 2013, shared the intriguing story during a recent appearance on Joe Rogan’s podcast: “Anthony told me, he said ‘Cowboy,...


Sep 24, 2015 12:38 am

Kendall Grove On Diaz Suspension: ‘It’s Basically A Death Sentence’

Former UFC fighter and TUF alum, Kendall Grove, now fights for Bellator MMA and will go against Joey Beltran this Friday at Bellator 143. Ahead of that fight Grove talked about the hottest topic in MMA, the controversial five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Grove said that essentially...

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 10:36 am

Joey Beltran Reveals Which Opponent Hit Him The Hardest

Bellator middleweight fighter Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) has squared off with some of the sports hardest hitters during his MMA career, including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Lavar Johnson, Pat Barry, Matt Mitrione and Stipe Miocic just to name a few. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including which opponent...

Sep 15, 2015 6:19 am

Joey Beltran: “$50k to wear a t-shirt?! When did this happen?!”

The UFC’s new sponsorship deal with Reebok has resulted in many headlines during the 2015 calendar year. Most of those headlines were of a negative nature, as many fighters complained that they were actually losing money because of the new uniform deal. During a recent interview with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor, Bellator middleweight fighter Joey Beltran...

Sep 15, 2015 6:12 am

Former Invicta FC Champion Retires From Fighting

Following a second straight loss at this past Saturday’s Invicta FC 14, former strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpää has decided to hang up the gloves and retire from the sport of MMA. Katja won the title back at Invicta FC 8, when she defeated Stephanie Eggink in the fifth round via submission. She didn’t hold the...

Sep 14, 2015 10:43 am

‘Uncle Dana told me Tate didn’t get title fight because of Caraway’

Ronda Rousey and the UFC shocked the world when they revealed the champion’s next challenger would be Holly Holm, instead of top contender Miesha Tate. “Cupcake” was coming fresh off a one-sided unanimous decision win against Jessica Eye that supposedly earned her the shot at bantamweight gold. Rousey pulled the rug out from under the...

Aug 31, 2015 5:57 pm

Thiago Alves: Fight with Nate Diaz almost happened

Thiago Alves is looking forward to headlining his second event in a row, this time against fellow welterweight Benson Henderson at “UFC Fight Night 79”. The card takes place on November 28, 2015 in South Korea and will be Henderson’s second fight at 170. Redemption is on Alves’ mind as his last outing in the...

Aug 28, 2015 2:31 pm

Bellator’s Patricky ‘Pitbull’ Wants Lightweight Champ With Victory Tonight

“Will Brooks is a clown. He likes attention. He’s a needy child. He always craves attention. He started messing with me even before my tournament final against Marcin Held. He challenged me and he was already the champion. I had never messed with him before that. I’d always watch his fights. He’s tough and a...

Aug 27, 2015 5:35 pm

‘Bellator 141: Guillard vs. Girtz’ Weigh-In Results

Bellator 141 goes down on Friday night and will feature the debut of former UFC and WSOF lightweight Melvin Guillard as he takes on Brandon Girtz in the night’s main event. Also on the main card will be Saad Awad vs. Patricky Freire and two heavyweight scraps, including the return of Justin Wren. The prelims...

Aug 18, 2015 9:52 am

Bellator’s Lightweight Champ Scolded By Mom For Twitter Feud

You might be an MMA champion in one of the biggest organization in the world, but if you curse while feuding with another fighter on Twitter you’re still going to get an angry call from your mom. That’s what happened to Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks. You might remember he went off on the...

Aug 17, 2015 7:00 am

Assuncao still eyeing 2016 return despite successful surgery

Raphael Assuncao sits among the elite in the UFC’s stacked bantamweight division but is being forced watch the action from the sidelines due to an injury he suffered in 2014. Assuncao has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his October 2014 bout with Bryan Caraway where he dominated for fifteen minutes. The bantamweight standout...

Aug 15, 2015 8:04 am

Jessica Eye Opens Up About Body Image: ‘I Was Bullied By My Father’

UFC bantamweight Jessica Eye recently talked about her personal life and how she grew up being bullied by her father. Eye lost her most recent fight, a three round battle with Miesha Tate, but recently talked to Cosmopolitan about body image and what it was like for her growing up. Here’s some of what she...

Aug 13, 2015 11:22 am

It’s On! Rafael dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone Set For Dec. 19

Well, Donald Cerrone teased it but it’s now official. Cowboy will take on the lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos at UFC Fight Night: Orlando on Dec. 19. The news was announced by the UFC, who just today released that they will be having an event in Orlando. Cerrone’s been going crazy leading up to the...

Aug 13, 2015 6:31 am

Nick Diaz’s NSAC Disciplinary Hearing Now Expected For September

Anderson Silva got handed a lengthy suspension today at his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Nick Diaz, not so much. Diaz was originally scheduled to attend the same hearing as Silva, which took place on Thursday. Before the hearing though Diaz’s team filed for another extension due to scheduling reasons regarding his lawyer. The extension...

Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Raphael Assuncao Set To Undergo Surgery––Return Date Unknown

UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (23-4 MMA) will have to undergo surgery on his right ankle this Thursday in Atlanta. Assuncao’s manager Danny Rubenstein confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. According to the report, Assuncao had injured his ankle back in December, but was told by doctors that the injury did not require surgery. However, he...

Aug 12, 2015 7:35 am

Tyron Woodley Explains Why He Wanted Hendricks Fight

After months of lobbying, Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA) was finally granted his wish to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA), as the two men are set to throw down at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston, Texas. “The Chosen One” was a recent guest on “The MMA Hour” where he explained his...

Aug 11, 2015 4:13 pm

CM Punk And Cathal Pendred Engage In Ugly Twitter Feud––It Gets REALLY Bad!

CM Punk has been called out by tons of MMA fighters, both in the UFC and not in the UFC. So far he’s basically chosen to ignore then and not engage with any of them….until now. Apparently Irelands Cathal Pendred grabbed his attention with a tweet he sent to today, mocking Punk for some pad...

Aug 11, 2015 8:09 am

Rumble: ‘Ryan Bader Deserved Title Shot––But He’s Not Exciting’

Ryan Bader (19-4 MMA) had good reason to be disappointed and upset when he caught wind that the UFC had pegged Alexander Gustafsson to be the next man to challenge Daniel Cormier for the UFC’s coveted light heavyweight title. After all, Bader was riding a four-fight win streak in the division, while “The Mauler” was...

Aug 10, 2015 12:48 pm

Dos Anjos wants to welcome ‘chicken’ McGregor to lightweight

Conor McGregor has always had a bullseye on his back due to the ratings and viewership he brings with him. Whether his fights took place on Fight Pass or FOX Sports 1, his fans and haters ALWAYS followed. However, now that he is the UFC interim Featherweight Champion and the reports are saying he is...

Jul 31, 2015 9:23 am

Ronda Rousey: ‘It Was So Easy To Cheat’

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently talked about the new UFC drug policy, revealing that she has been tested randomly three times ahead of UFC 190. Rousey also said that she’s happy about the stricter testing because when she first came into UFC she was shocked at how easy it was for fighters to cheat....

Jul 31, 2015 12:52 am

Lion King? ‘Rumble’ Johnson And Jimi Manuwa Have Odd Twitter Feud

It was announced yesterday that UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson would no longer be fighting Jan Blachowicz, and instead will fight KO artist Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191. After the fight was announced the two wasted no time going back and forth on Twitter, exchanging trash talk. Although, this feud wasn’t exactly fueled by...

Jul 31, 2015 12:01 am

Miesha Taint And Ronda ArouseMe Star In New Porn Parody

So, here’s this. Apparently UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is such a big superstar and piece of American culture, that it’s only fitting that someone makes a porn parody of her. According to TMZ Sports, a new adult film is being ‘made’ with a main character by the name Ronda ArouseMe. The director is apparently...

Jul 27, 2015 1:25 pm

Coach: Third fight with Rousey won’t be healthy for Tate

Miesha Tate scrapped to the final bell against Jessica Eye and picked up the unanimous decision victory. After “UFC on FOX 16’s” conclusion, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Tate was next in line for a shot at the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. The fate of the title will be decided this Saturday when Ronda...