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Dec 8, 2015 9:50 am

Newly minted heavyweight boxing champion Tyson Fury in talks with Bellator MMA

Just a little more than a week has passed since Tyson Fury upset Wladimir Klitschko to take the WBA, WBO and IBF titles. The outspoken boxing champion who previously called out Cain Velasquez when he held the UFC heavyweight championship belt has again sparked interest in fighting MMA’s best. Fury was a guest on the...

Nov 28, 2015 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Benson Henderson’s split decision win

Earlier today in Seoul, Korea Benson Henderson defeated Jorge Masvidal via split decision. Immediately fighters took to Twitter to react to the bout on Twitter. We compiled some of the best reactions for you in one article, check it out! It's time for the main event! #UFCSeoul: @BensonHenderson vs @GamebredFighter! https://t.co/9TV1yEmC3L pic.twitter.com/ROuL4L0kZ1 — UFC (@ufc)...

Nov 19, 2015 10:11 am

Cruz: “Sad” Ludwig is living through Dillashaw

While the dust settles from the UFC women’s bantamweight championship fight from UFC 193, the men fighting for the title in the 135-pound division on Jan. 17 look to build up the fight. Appearing on 98.5 The Sports Hub, champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz traded verbal shots at each other. Cruz brought...

Nov 19, 2015 9:32 am

Sonnen predicts the outcome of Holly Holm vs Ronda Rousey rematch

Chael Sonnen knows all about the art of selling fights. The former UFC title contender spoke with ESPN radio on Wednesday about the future of the UFC after one of their biggest stars in Ronda Rousey lost the title to Holly Holm (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “When Dana White, our president, sinks his teeth into this and...

Nov 14, 2015 9:02 am

Exclusive Video | Ronda Rousey and Travis Browne Train Side by Side at GFC

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm tonight in Melbourne Australia, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage visited Glendale Fighting Club to get some footage of the champ training. In addition, you can see top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne in the gym working on some moves on the heavy bag!

Nov 13, 2015 9:50 am

Ronda Rousey beat up her creepy ex-boyfriend, and says it was completely legal

The talk surrounding Ronda Rousey and domestic violence has been a hot topic for the UFC women’s bantamweight champion. With arguments being generated involving Floyd Mayweather Jr., her boyfriend Travis Browne, to her recent book that entails her beating up an ex-boyfriend, domestic violence seems to be a constant buzz around the champ. In her...

Nov 12, 2015 12:39 pm

Female MMA Champion Ronda Rousey shows off hand speed while prepping for Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently preparing for her UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm this Saturday in Melbourne Australia. Ahead of the bout, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage filmed some exclusive footage of the champ working with head coach Edmond Tarverdyan.

Nov 11, 2015 12:20 pm

Exclusive video | Browne: Rousey is the most dominant female fighter ever

While UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is still improving, many are already predicting that there will never be a female fighter as dominant as Rousey. Ahead of Rousey’s UFC 193 scrap against Holly Holm this Saturday, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage spoke to Travis Browne to discuss Rousey’s dominance in the sport.

Nov 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Exclusive video: Rousey’s coach talks keys to victory against Holm

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s highly anticipated UFC 193 bout against Holly Holm on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia, Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan spoke with BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage to discuss what ‘Rowdy’ need to do in order to win the bout and retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.

Oct 23, 2015 7:10 am

Exclusive video: Check out Ronda Rousey on the speed-bag

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently preparing for her UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm on November 15th. In the video above we can see the champ working on her hand speed on the speed bag. What makes this video even more impressive is that it was taken back on the second...

Oct 6, 2015 3:25 am

Guy Tries Sage Flip, Falls On Face While Dana LOLs

Hey @sagenorthcutt show this @ClemsonFB fan how it's done!!! @ufc #ufc #fail #flip pic.twitter.com/rliR38feIV — Dana White (@danawhite) October 6, 2015 Hey, we can’t all be ‘Super’ Sage Northcutt. The newest UFC star, who just made his debut at UFC 192 and wrecked his opponent in under a minute, was being hyped up before he...

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...