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Nov 1, 2016 5:59 am

Conor McGregor on Diaz Bouts: “I Had to Fight a Guy Three Times the Size of Me”

After dominating the UFC featherweight divisions throughout 2015, UFC superstar Conor McGregor has spent the duration of 2016 thus far in the welterweight division. In this weight class, which sits 35 lbs north of his former featherweight home, the Irish star engaged in a pair of unforgettable battles with Stockton’s Nate Diaz, coming up short in...


Oct 31, 2016 7:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Duane “Bang” Ludwig: “The UFC must really love Dominick Cruz” for passing on Dillashaw rematch

Duane “Bang” Ludwig has reinvented himself as a world-class striking coach after a long and storied mixed martial arts career of his own. These days, “Bang” is the former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw’s lead striking coach, who has ramped up Dillashaw’s striking immensely. Ludwig was largely credited at improving the striking for all of Team...

Oct 31, 2016 5:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields: “There’s constantly big name guys fighting with the UFC.”

Jake Shields has fought for nearly every major mixed martial arts promotion in the sports relatively short history. From winning the Strikeforce middleweight belt, to fighting for the UFC’s stacked welterweight division, Shields has bounced around quite about before landing at World Series of Fighting, where he currently calls home. Shields spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com...

Oct 31, 2016 4:04 pm

Coach John Kavanagh recalls Mike Tyson’s single piece of advice for Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has become a worldwide star and it’s only fitting that the prize MMA fighter has been seen hanging out with other celebrities. We’ve seen Conor hanging out with Jennifer Lopez at her birthday. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo paid “The Notorious” a visit during his UFC 202 training camp preparing for...

Oct 31, 2016 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields on GSP’s free agency: “I’ve always wanted that rematch.”

When news broke of former UFC welterweight champion Georges Saint Pierre coming out of retirement, there wasn’t much doubt regarding where the French-Canadian superstar would re-sign with the UFC. But with entirely new owners and an exclusive apparel contract with Reebok, much has changed in the UFC since GSP stepped away from the sport in 2013....

Oct 31, 2016 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Still Working Hard in the Gym Despite Retirement Talk

  Voltando a forma 💪🏻 obrigado @emersonfalcaovieira pelo treino mestre 👊🏻👊🏻 oss #reebokbrasil #vitafor #famousburguer #reebok #vitafortnutrientes A video posted by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:15am PDT Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 200, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo rebounded from a 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor with...

Oct 31, 2016 12:50 pm

VIDEO | MAN vs. PANDA – Rener Gracie zoo-jitsu breakdown

Brothers Rener and Ryron Gracie bring their detailed breakdowns of many mixed martial arts fights that give viewers true insight as to what happened in the contest and more importantly why things happened the way they did. MAN vs. PANDA (Gracie Breakdown) Chinese man breaks into panda enclosure to impress his girlfriend. What happens next...

Oct 31, 2016 10:50 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor to Release Three-Month, Online Training Program

  In March of this year, Irish superstar Conor McGregor famously lost to Nate Diaz, surrendering an early lead to fade in the second round and tap to a rear-naked choke. Several months later, in the main event of UFC 202, McGregor avenged this loss to Diaz, battling his rival for five-hard rounds to capture a majority decision win....

Oct 31, 2016 10:10 am

VIDEO | Bellator Star Michael “Venom” Page Gets Creative With Halloween-Themed Trash Talk of Upcoming Opponent

England’s Michael “Venom” Page, who competes in Bellator’s welterweight division, is one of the fastest rising stars in mixed martial arts. His quick rise to stardom is due in part to his vicious striking arsenal, which famously shattered the skull of his most recent opponent Evangelista “Cyborg” Santos, and to his fan-friendly antics, which manifested themselves when...

Oct 31, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Get Hype for Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s UFC 205 Title Fight with this Fan Made Promo

When it comes to UFC 205, no fight is generating more hype than the main event, which will see Conor McGregor attempt to become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles concurrently by defeating lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez. A quick look at this historic card’s lineup, however, reveals that there is much more to...

Oct 31, 2016 6:50 am

PHOTO | Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Tim Kennedy Pose for Picture with Donald Trump

Some people prefer to keep their political opinions to themselves, while others are proud to bare their political allegiances on the table. Fighters, of course, are no exception to this rule. In some cases it’s a complete mystery as to which way a fighter might vote. In other cases, fighter’s political leanings can be clear as...

Oct 31, 2016 5:53 am

VIDEO | Watch a Young Conor McGregor Dazzle at Lightweight

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If the Irish superstar is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. Yet while a title-winning defeat Alvarez...

Oct 30, 2016 3:52 pm

Muay Thai vs. Kickboxing: “The Legendary Fight That Changed Everything”

This fight is a classic and is responsible for changing the landscape of kickboxing, Muay Thai, and MMA in North America. In the above video, undefeated kickboxer Rick Roufus squares off with Muay Thai specialist Changpuek Kiatsongrit. At the time of the contest, Rick Roufus sported an undefeated record of 28-0. The rules were as...

Oct 30, 2016 12:52 pm

Chris Weidman on Michael Bisping: He’d Be an Underdog To All The Top 10 Guys

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will fight for the first time since he surrendered the title to Luke Rockhold last December. He’ll be returning to action against the dangerous Yoel Romero, and if he’s impressive in this return, he might just earn himself another crack...

Oct 30, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Watch Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson Flatten Jake Ellenberger

In less than two weeks’ time, the UFC will take over Madison Square Garden in New York City, New York with UFC 205. While this historic card’s main selling point is its massive, Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez main event, its co-main event has also got fans counting down the days in anticipation. This co-main...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 30, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Eat Creepy-Crawlies in Cambodia!

  I finally got my rematch with the spider! #JustDoIt Finalmente fiz minha revanche com a aranha! ‘#criscyborg #NAKEDandAFRAID 😂😂#AmazingRace #siemreap #pubstreet #angkorwat #Cambodia @rayelbe ❤️ A video posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★ (@criscyborg) on Oct 30, 2016 at 8:06am PDT Given that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is a professional cage fighter, it should come...

Oct 30, 2016 8:39 am

VIDEO | Recount the Events That Led To Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson at UFC 205

In less than two weeks’ time, in the co-main event of UFC 205, Tyron Woodley will defend his UFC welterweight title against streaking karate expert Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Given the starkly differing styles possessed by the two men, and the fight-altering power they share, this is a difficult fight to predict. No matter the end result,...

Oct 30, 2016 8:11 am

Internal Document Confirms Conor McGregor is the UFC’s Biggest Star Ever

Contrary to UFC President Dana White’s recent claims that Ronda Rousey is “by far” a bigger star than Conor McGregor, the widespread perception seems to be that the Irishman is indeed the king of mixed martial arts, if not all of combat sports. McGregor has, after all, repeatedly demolished records in the areas of pay-per-view...

Oct 30, 2016 6:58 am

VIDEO | This Fan-Made McGregor vs. Alvarez Promo Will Get You PUMPED!

UFC 205, which stands out as the biggest card in UFC history, is now less than two weeks away. As this massive event grows ever more massive on the horizon, fight fans are doing their part to add to the hype by designing their own promotional posters and hype videos. One of the latest of these...