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Nov 6, 2012 7:02 am

Anthony Pettis Becomes Roufusport Partner

  Former WEC Lightweight Champion and current UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has become a partner in Roufusport Gym along with long time head coach Duke Roufus. Pettis who is scheduled to face Donald Cerrone sometime in January has been training at the gym for some time now and will also spearhead the launching of a...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...

May 9, 2012 8:34 am

Exclusive: Mark Hunt "It takes but one punch or any strike to end it!"

By: Chris Taylor The 2001 K1 World Grand Prix Winner, Mark Hunt is now 38 years old and is massing one of the better comeback stories of this decade. Hunt has won three fights in a row, after having dropped six straight from 2006-2010. Here is a brief summary of Mark’s UFC career to date:...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 26, 2012 2:02 pm

Frankie Edgar Proclaims Henderson Woke Up A Sleeping Giant

UFC 144 Feb. 26 2012 Franky Edgar former UFC Lightweight champion lost his title to new Champ Ben Henderson.  This fight was so close it sparked an immediate rematch between the two fighters.  Though the UFC has not yet set a date for this fight, we already hear a buzz. Edgar is no stranger to...

Apr 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Frankie Edgar | "I think" 145 pounds "is inevitable"

“We’ll see what the future holds, but I think it’s inevitable that I’ll eventually get down there,” “I was set on getting this belt back,” he said. “We don’t know what the future holds, but I didn’t want to go down on those terms.” “I’m all about fighting big fights, and fighting the best guys,...

Apr 18, 2012 10:05 am

Michael Bisping Opens As Heavy Favorite Over Tim Boetsch

By Jamie McAllister: Michael Bisping looks to get back on track after dropping a close decision against now number one contender Chael Sonnen. Bisping makes his return to the octagon on the UFC 148 card on the 7th of July facing Tim Boetsch. Coming into the fight the odds makers have Bisping as heavy favorite...

Apr 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Exclusive: Leonard Garcia "No more fight of the nights for me"

By Chris Taylor: From his first UFC fight against Roger Huerta, to his latest ‘FOTN’ performance against Nam Phan at UFC 136, fans have come to expect nothing less than exciting fights from Leonard Garcia. ‘Bad Boy’ is a fan favorite for good reason, 4 of his last 6 bouts have earned him Fight Of...

Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 10, 2012 3:20 pm

Hash Tag Rally For Mark Hunt | Why You Should Join The Cause

By Chris Taylor: Trending alert! #RallyforMarkHunt Following last weeks ‘shocking’ or ‘not so shocking’ news that #1 contender Alistair Overeem had indeed failed a random drug test for his bout against current Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos @ UFC 146; the MMA community has been busy debating possible replacements for the Championship bout. Frank Mir...

Mar 28, 2012 8:22 am

Jake Shields Set To Return To Middleweight, August 2012 Likely

Most fighters, if they make a switch in weight class, move down after a loss. However, former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC welterweight number one contender Jake Shields is moving up in weight following his UFC 144 win over Yoshihiro Akiyama. UFC officials announced the move on last night “UFC Tonight” on FUEL TV. After...

Mar 21, 2012 8:28 am

Pettis Opts For Surgery In Downtime, Out For 8 Weeks

Rising UFC lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis has reportedly scheduled an appointment to go under the knife and fix an undisclosed issue that has been ailing him. It is unknown what the cause for surgery is or what injury requires repair, but “UFC Tonight” guest analyst, Chael Sonnen broke the news last night during the FUEL...

Mar 15, 2012 10:14 am

Quick Twitt | Pettis Denies FUEL TV Claims, Not Moving To 145

We ran a report on Tuesday from “UFC Tonight” from Ariel Helwani that sourced the manager of Anthony Pettis stating they are considering a move in division to challenge Jose Aldo for his UFC featherweight title. However, that appears to be false. Read More: UFC 144, Anthony Pettis (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Anthony Pettis Contemplating Drop In Weight To Challenge Jose Aldo

“I spoke to Anthony’s manager just a few hours ago and he told me that he was really disappointed, but he respects the decision. He would consider going down to 145 to fight Aldo. This is definitely something to monitor.” While on the UFC on FUEL TV “UFC Tonight” program, Fuel reporter, Ariel Helwani, divulged...

Mar 12, 2012 10:51 am

MMA NEWS | Rampage Jackson The Rapper? (Video)

After his UFC 144 fight Quinton “Rampage” Jackson took to the streets of Tokyo to entertain the nightlife crowd with his tight flows!   Read More: “Rampage” Jackson (News), UFC, Mixed Martial Arts

Mar 8, 2012 12:19 pm

MMA NEWS | Benson Henderson Just Got Submitted In Grappling Tournament (Video)

UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, wasted little time getting back into competition following his UFC 144 title win over Frankie Edgar. In this video we see Benson competing against Daniel Grippaudo at the 7th Arizona International Open in Phoenix, Arizona. Benson has never been submitted in an MMA match and while BJJ is vastly different...

Mar 6, 2012 4:13 pm

Quick Twitt | Frankie Edgar Says Benson Henderson Rematch Is On

Looks like the winner of Jim Miller vs. Nate Diaz will have to wait. Frankie Edgar just confirmed on twitter that he has been given his rematch against Benson Henderson. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 6, 2012 12:51 pm

Benson Henderson | Line Em Up, I'll Fight The Entire Roster In One Night

“All of them. Line ’em up. One after another. Every single one of them. You better believe it. One after another. I want to defeat every single 155-pound guy on the roster of the UFC. I wanna beat all of them… I’d take them all on one night. Let’s do it. I’m ready to go....

Mar 2, 2012 10:08 am

Poll Results | Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted you guys to weigh-in on last weekend’s main event between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson. A new champion was crowned, Henderson earned a unanimous decision victory, but in the aftermath many, including UFC President Dana White, thought the fight should have been scored in favor of...

Mar 1, 2012 2:22 pm

Quick Twitt | Rampage Responds To Derogatory Dan Henderson "Tweets"

Earlier in the week we published the comments made by Dan Henderson while observing the Rampage vs. Bader fight at UFC 144. If you missed our prior run check it out HERE. The comments made by “Hendo” obviously caught the attention of the former UFC champion and as such he responded with the following: Quinton...

Feb 28, 2012 2:14 pm

Photo Gallery | Benson Henderson Receives Kings Welcome In Seoul, Korea

Newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his way to his native country of Korea after capturing UFC gold last weekend at UFC 144 in Japan. Upon arrival he was greeted by hundreds of fans and possible even more media. Check out the gallery pages for more images. Read More: Benson Henderson (News), Frankie...

Feb 28, 2012 9:03 am

Anthony Pettis | Benson Henderson Doesn’t Want To Fight Me

“If I was him, I would say the same thing too. I mean, he just won the belt and he doesn’t want to give it up that quick and if he fights against me, he’s not going to hold on to that belt for a while, I mean, I match up bad for him, and...

Feb 27, 2012 9:04 am

Following Big Win Over Okami, Boetsch Wants Dan Henderson Next

“Honestly, the name that really pops in my head is Dan Henderson just because they’re wondering what to do with him. Dan Henderson has been a hero of mine since I started in this sport. I really admire the guy. He’s a great fighter, been at the top for a long time. I think part...

Feb 27, 2012 8:47 am

MMA POLL: Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

Last weekend Frankie Edgar lost his UFC lightweight title to Benson Henderson at UFC 144. In the aftermath UFC president Dana White stated that he thought Edgar took the decision. Frankie Edgar himself is also asking for a rematch. But should he get it? Cast your vote now. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News),...