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Mar 23, 2017 11:51 am

VIDEO | TJ Dillashaw sparring Olympic boxing star Vasyl Lomachenko

Snapshot of @TJDillashaw and @VasylLomachenko sparring session. They just finished four, 4-minute rounds. Fun. pic.twitter.com/NFwsidApBV — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) March 23, 2017 Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is currently gearing up for his bantamweight title fight with Cody Garbrandt, which has not received an official fight date yet. Ahead of the fight, Dillashaw has...

Mar 23, 2017 11:40 am

After Jouban Loss, Mike Perry focused on learning how to win decisions

John Kavanagh, who serves as the head coach for UFC stars like Artem Lobov, Gunnar Nelson, and of course, Conor McGregor, is famous for the expression “win or learn.” He even wrote a book with that title. The idea behind this expression is that, when a fighter enters the cage, there are two possible outcomes:...

Mar 23, 2017 11:14 am

Dominick Cruz letting body heal, wants next title shot

At UFC 207, UFC bantamweight kingpin Dominick Cruz stepped into the Octagon with Cody Garbrandt for a highly anticipated grudge match. The pair had traded barbs in numerous interviews throughout the buildup of the fight, and were nearly involved in an altercation backstage at another event, which was fortunately broken up by UFC light heavyweight...

Mar 23, 2017 10:28 am

Artem Lobov rips “p**sies” with padded records

On April 22nd, SBG Ireland’s very own Artem Lobov will have the biggest fight of his professional career as he fights #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson in a highly anticipated main event showdown. Ahead of the fight, Lobov, who holds a 13-12-1 professional record, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak, found himself criticizing...

Mar 23, 2017 9:42 am

Two more fights added to June’s ‘UFC Fight Night Oklahoma City’

Wednesday night during the newest episode of UFC Tonight, two major fights were announced. The first announced fight was BJ Penn vs. Dennis Siver at featherweight, and the second being Tim Boetsch vs. Johny Hendricks. Now, it has also been announced that Felice Herrig vs. Justine Kish, and Josh Stansbury vs. Jeremy Kimball, have been...

Mar 23, 2017 9:23 am

Mike Perry hoping for slugfest in Nashville, but expects Jake Ellenberger to wrestle

On April 22, when the UFC touches down in Nashville, Tennessee, “Platinum” Mike Perry will test his mettle against one of the welterweight division’s most experienced competitors: Jake Ellenberger. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Perry weighed in on this looming scrap with Ellenberger. Though he acknowledged that Ellenberger has experience on his side,...

Mar 23, 2017 8:14 am

Attention UFC strawweights: Jessica Aguilar wants a fight on May 13

Jessica Aguilar, who is the former World Series of Fighting strawweight champion and the most experienced fighter in the UFC strawweight division, is looking for a fight – specifically, a fight at UFC 211, in her native Texas, on May 13. Unfortunately, the 13th-ranked strawweight has had an incredibly difficult time locking down an opponent...

Mar 23, 2017 8:10 am

Kelvin Gastelum eyeing welterweight title despite middleweight run

The Ultimate Fighter winner Kelvin Gastelum may have been forced by UFC President Dana White to go up to middleweight after being unable to make the welterweight limit of 170 pounds on several occasions, however he has future plans at 170 pounds. In Gastelum’s middleweight debut in December, he picked up an impressive 3rd round...

Mar 23, 2017 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum responds to Luke Rockhold’s callout

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum recently found himself called out by former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold this week. Rockhold explained on a recent podcast appearance that he and ‘Vai Calvao’ had unfinished beef from the Strikeforce days, and as a result, he would be willing to move up to heavyweight to settle that beef....

Mar 23, 2017 7:36 am

VIDEO | Get hyped for Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor with this fan-made promo

Conor McGregor​ VS Floyd Mayweather​ Conor McGregor VS Floyd Mayweather Posted by Muscle Madness on Monday, January 23, 2017 After winning the UFC lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in the main event of November’s UFC 205, Conor McGregor announced his intention to take a break from the hectic world of combat sports. While he hasn’t...

Mar 23, 2017 6:52 am

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry: Ellenberger showed he’s a punk, a quitter in Masvidal fight

On April 22, fan favorite slugger “Platinum” Mike Perry will attempt to rebound from his first professional loss. His opponent in this effort will be brick-fisted welterweight veteran Jake Ellenberger. In advance of this fight, Perry joined host Kinch on BJ Penn Radio to give his take on Ellenberger as an opponent. Apparently, Perry had...

Mar 23, 2017 5:32 am

Fired-Up Tony Ferguson tells Conor McGregor to “Defend or Vacate”

Last November, in the main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, Ireland’s Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. With this win, the already sought-after superstar became the target of the lightweight division’s top contenders – namely Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. Regrettably for fighters like Nurmagomedov and Ferguson, McGregor quickly...

Mar 22, 2017 6:36 pm

Luke Rockhold eyes a former UFC heavyweight champion for his next fight

Luke Rockhold wants to fight a former UFC heavyweight champion in his octagon return! Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a mission to score a fight with former UFC heavyweight title holder Fabricio Werdum. Ariel Helwani broke the news earlier today stating the following on Twitter. Rockhold is pushing hard for a fight...

Mar 22, 2017 4:01 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 25 // Mike Perry | Jessica Aguilar

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Mike Perry and Jessica Aguilar! 9:10PM ET-Kicking off tonights show we are joined by “Platinum” Mike Perry. We’ll be previewing his upcoming scrap with Jake Ellenberger at UFC Fight Night 108 in Nashville on April 22nd. After suffering his first career loss to Alan Jouban in...

Mar 22, 2017 2:20 pm

Chris Weidman discusses upcoming Gegard Mousasi fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 scrap with Gegard Mousasi in less than two weeks, where he will look to snap a 2-fight skid and move one step closer to potential reclaiming the UFC middleweight title. Ahead of his scrap with Mousasi, the former champ knows that...

Mar 22, 2017 2:07 pm

Claudia Gadelha eyeing finish of Karolina Kowalkiewicz

Claudia Gadelha may be one of the most dominant women’s strawweights on the planet, however with two losses to Joanna Jedrzejczyk on her record, the top ranked straweweight knows a trilogy fight with the champ may never happen. With that being said, ahead of her UFC 212 scrap with Karolina Kowalkiewicz on June 3rd, Gadelha...

Mar 22, 2017 1:48 pm

NSAC chairman suggests second hearing for Nate Diaz regarding water bottle incident

On Wednesday, Conor McGregor saved a lot of money after his second hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). The second hearing was for the water bottle war that took place between McGregor and team Nate Diaz at the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference. McGregor was initially served a $75,000 fine along with a...

Mar 22, 2017 1:06 pm

VIDEO | NCAA Champion wins match, clinch tosses coach to celebrate

After winning the NCAA title at 133, Cory Clark's celebration continued with a THROW of Iowa coach Terry Brands! #NCAAWrestling pic.twitter.com/cWxYdl22eY — NCAA Wrestling (@ncaawrestling) March 19, 2017 After defeating Seth Gross on points to win the NCAA National Championship, University of Iowa wrestler Cory Clark celebrated in a rather hilarious way, but belly to...

Mar 22, 2017 12:23 pm

VIDEO | Fighter chokes out referee after getting KO’d

When a fighter is badly knocked out, they’re often left in a confused daze for several minutes thereafter. During this daze, they can often be seen challenging the referee stoppage, and at times, even attempting to attack the referee, mistaking them for their opponent in the chaos of it all. During a recent show promoted...

Mar 22, 2017 12:01 pm

Joe Duffy confident Conor McGregor will lose to Floyd Mayweather

‘Irish’ Joe Duffy was at one time one of the most watched prospects in the UFC. Prior to McGregor’s UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz, Duffy was the last man to defeat McGregor, submitting the Irish superstar in the 1st round of their Cage Warriors 39 scrap in 2010. While Duffy is currently on a...

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 22, 2017 11:16 am

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on Chael Sonnen fight

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was set to fight UFC veteran Chael Sonnen nearly three years ago at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale in 2014. Unfortunately, due to a brawl that occurred mid-season, which resulted in Silva injuring his hand, the fight was postponed. Silva then refused to take a random drug test, and was pulled...

Mar 22, 2017 10:54 am

Royce Gracie wants Matt Hughes rematch

UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie made his highly anticipated return to MMA over a year ago, where he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Frank Shamrock. The fight was Gracie’s first in nearly a decade, and left fans wondering if they would ever see the 50 year old UFC icon set foot...

Mar 22, 2017 10:06 am

Conor McGregor receives reduced punishment for UFC 202 bottle-throwing debacle

Back in August, in the buildup to UFC 202, Irish superstar Conor McGregor and his arch rival Nate Diaz got into a heated press conference confrontation, pelting each other with water bottles, Monster Energy cans, and other improvised projectiles. This chaotic moment did not go over well with the fight’s sanctioning body, the Nevada State...

Mar 22, 2017 9:53 am

Dana White not counting Conor McGregor out of Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight champion and former UFC featherweight champion, Conor McGregor may possess some of the best knockout power in the UFC’s 145 or 155 pound divisions. That has lead many to believe that McGregor stood a chance against undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. On the other hand of course, Floyd Mayweather is one of the...