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Jul 21, 2017 8:59 am

Eddie Alvarez: Conor McGregor has a “very real” chance at beating Floyd Mayweather

Former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez spend several months gearing up for his highly anticipated UFC 205 scrap with Conor McGregor in 2016. Throughout the course of several press conferences leading up to the fight, Conor McGregor and Alvarez traded scathing verbal blows. When the pair stepped into the Octagon together, it was McGregor who...

Jul 21, 2017 8:01 am

Luke Rockhold ready to fight, waiting on opponent

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been absent from the Octagon for over a year now following his 1st round KO loss at the hands of Michael Bisping at UFC 196, where he lost the UFC middleweight title. After recovering from an injury that forced him out of his UFC Melbourne scrap with Jacare...

Jul 20, 2017 10:21 pm

Floyd Mayweather’s bodyguard offers to take USADA test

Throughout the course of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor repeatedly referred to members of the TMT Security Team as ‘juice heads’ insinuating that the men were taking steroids. The press conference which resulted in the most notable beef between McGregor and Mayweather’s security team came during the...

Jul 20, 2017 1:46 pm

Two title fights set for UFC 215

Big news surfaced Thursday morning regarding two title fights. UFC President Dana White informed TSN this morning that UFC 215, which is set to take place at Rogers Place in Edmonton, Alberta, on September 9th, will feature a main event scrap between UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, and top contender Ray Borg, with a women’s...

Jul 20, 2017 11:12 am

Demetrious Johnson not happy regarding lack of ESPY speech

This year, UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson won the ESPY award for Fighter of the Year after successfully defending his flyweight championship against Henry Cejudo at UFC 197, and against Tim Elliot at the TUF 24 Finale. Unfortunately for Demetrious Johnson, who beat out UFC superstar Conor McGregor, and boxers Gennady Golovkin, Terence Crawford, and...

Jul 20, 2017 10:41 am

After Nelson-Ponzinibbio controversy, Jorge Masvidal calls for changes to eye-poke rules

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio authored an epic, first-round knockout of longtime Icelandic contender Gunnar Nelson. Unfortunately, many fans – and Nelson – felt that Ponzinibbio’s win was spurred on by multiple, inadvertent eye-pokes. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top...

Jul 20, 2017 10:11 am

VIDEO | #TBT Soccer star Wayne Rooney allegedly knocked out cold in kitchen

https://www.facebook.com/theMMAUG/videos/1438528182863474/ Several years ago, English football star Wayne Rooney was involved in a kitchen sparring session against Scotland’s Phil Bardsley. The pair can be seen throwing some punches, as Bardsley shows off some rather impressive, albeit drastic, head movement. Bardsley, who appears to have some boxing experience, manages to connect with a clean jab that...

Jul 20, 2017 9:41 am

Jorge Masvidal details heated run-in with “drunk out of his mind” Michael Bisping

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal does not like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. He has made no secret of this fact over the last few months, as he has happily bashed the Brit whenever the opportunity has presented itself. Interestingly enough, however, the two rivals had never met face-to-face until recently. When they did finally...

Jul 20, 2017 8:50 am

UFC 213 PPV estimates are in, and they aren’t good

UFC 213 took place several weeks ago as the finale of the UFC’s international fight week. While the event was expected to host a double header of title fights, the main event scrap between Amanda Nunes and Valentina Shevchenko was called off after Nunes went to the hospital reportedly feeling ill. Ultimately, after losing the...

Jul 20, 2017 8:41 am

Jorge Masvidal updates on long-discussed fight with Stephen Thompson

Several weeks ago, top UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson agreed to fight – once Thompson was all healed up from his recent surgery. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Jorge Masvidal updated on the status of this exciting scrap. “No updates on that fight yet, that I know of,” he said....

Jul 20, 2017 6:44 am

Kevin Lee explains why he can forgive Conor McGregor’s perceived racist words

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather. To promote this fight, the two stars recently engaged in a four-city press tour, stopping in LA, Toronto, Brooklyn and London. As expected, this tour generated hundreds of headlines. Unfortunately, not all of them were positive,...

Jul 20, 2017 6:14 am

Former featherweight champ Germaine de Randamie booked for bantamweight return

Germaine de Randamie (8-3), who became the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion earlier this year, is officially returning to bantamweight. The former champ has been booked for a scrap with Marion Reneau (7-3-1), which will go down on September 2 in Rotterdam, in de Randamie’s home country of The Netherlands. This matchup was announced by...

Jul 20, 2017 5:56 am

UFC thwarts rumors of Brock Lesnar return

Last July, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time WWE star Brock Lesnar made a return to the Octagon after a hiatus of many years. He did so against Mark Hunt for a substantial $2.5 million payday. Lesnar would win this fight, relying on his wrestling to...

Jul 19, 2017 6:23 pm

BREAKING! Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight championship at UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his strap for the third time at UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas when he squares off with former division kingpin Cain Velasquez. The fight was first reported to be in the works on Monday evening by BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor and was later confirmed...

Jul 19, 2017 2:03 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones trolls Daniel Cormier with latest pic

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Daniel Cormier on July 29th at UFC 214. Ahead of the fight however, both Jones and Cormier have continued their bitter rivalry. Despite the fact that no press conferences for the fight have been held, the two men...

Jul 19, 2017 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Witty Mayweather vs McGregor promotional edit excites fans

The mega money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is set to take place on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and the fight is attracting a massive audience. The undefeated 49-0 Mayweather has come out of retirement for another huge payday against current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor....

Jul 19, 2017 1:40 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 113 – The return of Jon Jones

The UFC rankings have been updated following the UFC Fight Night 113 event that took place over the weekend. Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones’ suspension is now up and has been placed back on the rankings as the #1 light heavyweight contender. Jones is set to face champion Daniel Cormier in the main...

Jul 19, 2017 1:39 pm

UFC Fight Night Glasgow medical suspensions

This past weekend in Glasgow, Scotland, fight fans tuned in for an action packed night of fights headlined by SBG Ireland’s Gunnar Nelson and Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio, where Ponzinibbio picked up a rather controversial win over Nelson. The event also saw Galore Bafondo pick up arguably one of the most devastating KOs of the year...

Jul 19, 2017 1:31 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 42 // Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight is one of MMA’s favorite personalities; Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. Arguably the realest guy in the UFC today and always entertaining inside and outside the cage, Jorge joins us to discuss who’s next on the ‘Easy Money Tour.’ With a...

Jul 19, 2017 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Breaking down 3 Floyd Mayweather signature moves

While Floyd Mayweather proclaiming him ‘The Best Ever’ certainly hasn’t sat well with the combat sports community, it is undeniable that Mayweather is without a doubt one of the greatest fighters ever, as well as one of the best defensive fighters ever. Mayweather’s use of the Philly Shell has aided him in becoming one of...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Kelvin Gastelum plans to call for title fight with win over Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been on a tear recently. After dropping a split decision to Neil Magny at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale, Gastelum bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200. Following that, Gastelum returned to middleweight and picked up a 3rd round TKO win...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Jon Jones is willing to squash beef with Cormier, but he has one condition

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier share one of the most visible rivalries in MMA. In fact, it might be the sport’s most intense rivalry outright. The pair’s rivalry will come to a head this July 29, when Cormier attempts to defend his light heavyweight title against Jones – the only man he’s lost to –...