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May 11, 2017 11:07 pm

Dana White planning to have meeting with Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, and the UFC brass are currently engaged in a rather public dispute regarding Silva’s next fight. After snapping a two fight skid that saw ‘The Spider’ lose a controversial decision to Michael Bisping, before then dropping a unanimous decision to Daniel Cormier on just 48 hours notice, Silva demanded...

May 11, 2017 3:23 pm

Stipe Miocic encourages doubters ahead of second title defense

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is currently gearing up for his upcoming title defense against Junior dos Santos this Saturday, however despite his recent 4-fight win streak that has seen him finish 4 straight top ranked opponents, Miocic is facing some doubt from the MMA community. He spoke to Fox Sports to address that doubt:...

May 11, 2017 2:28 pm

Edson Barboza eyeing fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov or Tony Ferguson

UFC lightweight Edson Barboza has been on a bit of a tear of the UFC’s lightweight division lately. After dropping a submission loss to Tony Ferguson in 2015, Barboza bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Anthony Pettis at UFC 197 to return to the win column. Barboza built momentum on the...

May 11, 2017 1:41 pm

Nick Diaz congratulates Wiz Khalifa on beginning BJJ journey

It’s no secret that the Diaz brothers smoke marijuana. In addition to their transparency regarding their usage of the plant, both brothers have been involved in very public incidents regarding marijuana. Several years ago after fighting Anderson Silva, Nick Diaz failed his post-fight drug test for marijuana, and was subsequently handed an unprecedented 5-year suspension....

May 11, 2017 1:18 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks about Conor McGregor’s ideal 2017 fighting schedule

We are nearly halfway through 2017 and we have not seen Conor McGregor fight in the UFC Octagon yet. Following his historic win at UFC 205, “The Notorious” stated that he would be taking time off for the birth of his first child, which happened this past weekend. With tough negotiations for a boxing match...

May 11, 2017 12:50 pm

VIDEO | Taekwondo demonstrations will blow you away

Taekwondo is one of the most flashy disciplines of martial arts that you will see. In many Taekwondo demonstrations, you will see some high flying, insanely quick spinning moves that will leave you wondering how it is all physically possible. For a little background on the name of the Korean martial art discipline, we get...

May 11, 2017 12:10 pm

Jorge Masvidal is not a fan of Bisping, will “break his face” if he feels disrespected in person

Earlier this month, headlines began to surface surrounding a small beef between streaking welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal and UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. This beef stemmed from Masvidal’s reluctance to appear on Bisping’s podcast,¬†Believe You Me. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Masvidal explained that this beef was a bit overblown, but that he...

May 11, 2017 11:44 am

Jon Jones, his barber, and Daniel Cormier trade barbs on Twitter

It’s no secret that former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones and reigning light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier don’t exactly get along. Back in 2014, Jones and Cormier appeared onstage together at the UFC 178 media day. While the pair were simply supposed to have a staredown, the two men engaged in a now infamous...

May 11, 2017 11:30 am

UFC breaks good but mostly bad news regarding Anderson Silva and UFC 212

The UFC released a statement on Thursday regarding UFC 212 and it wasn’t the news that Anderson Silva fans were hoping for. With Silva’s originally scheduled opponent, Kelvin Gastelum being suspended and pulled from the fight after testing positive for marijuana, Silva was campaigning for an interim title fight against #1 UFC ranked middleweight contender...

May 11, 2017 11:16 am

VIDEO | Junior dos Santos serenades viewers with new rendition of ‘TNT’

This weekend, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will step into the Octagon with Stipe Miocic in hopes of becoming the heavyweight champion once again. On the flip side, Stipe Miocic will look to defend the heavyweight title for the second time and tie the UFC record for the most successful heavyweight title defenses...

May 11, 2017 10:48 am

Jorge Masvidal stands up for Anderson Silva

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been engaged in a very public dispute with his employers recently prior to the announcement that Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre wasn’t going to happen. Silva called for the UFC to create an interim middleweight title for he and Yoel Romero to fight over while Bisping and St-Pierre...

May 11, 2017 9:40 am

Frank Mir to lock horns with Chael Sonnen in grappling match

Though Chael Sonnen is currently spearheading his own submission grappling league in Submission Underground (SUG), he is also staying busy on the competitive grappling circuit through his involvement in other promotions. This September, for example, he was supposed to compete under the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) banner, where he was expected to battle American...

May 11, 2017 6:44 am

“The Korean Superboy” Doo Ho Choi returns at UFC 214

Yesterday afternoon, our own Chris Taylor reported that UFC 214 will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between champion Daniel Cormier, and former champion Jon Jones. The co-headliner, meanwhile, is expected to see Cris “Cyborg” Justino fight for featherweight gold, though it is not known if she’ll be fighting for an interim belt...

May 11, 2017 5:51 am

Bisping vs. St-Pierre plans scrapped, Yoel Romero now gets next middleweight title shot

Several months ago, we learned that Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had squashed their differences, and that the former welterweight champion would be receive an immediate middleweight title shot against Michael Bisping upon his return. While this news was somewhat controversial, as St-Pierre’s shot deprived many of the middleweight division’s top contenders of their deserved...

May 10, 2017 3:40 pm

VIDEO | Taekwondo black belt vs. Muay Thai champion

It’s no secret that UFC was originally formed with the intention of settling the argument of which martial art was truly the best. As we’ve stated countless times in articles, while nearly all MMA fighters today are well versed in multiple martial art disciplines, the topic of style vs style matchups in MMA is always...

May 10, 2017 2:59 pm

VIDEO | Demi Lovato shows slick armbar

💗 you @officialdaniellemartin 😘 A post shared by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on May 4, 2017 at 11:39am PDT It’s no secret that pop music star Demi Lovato trains under Jay Glazer, and is one of Glazer’s hardest working students. In a newly released video, Lovato can be seen showing off an armbar! Check it out...

May 10, 2017 1:34 pm

Confirmed: Jon Jones will rematch Daniel Cormier at UFC 214

Not long ago, UFC President Dana White suggested that he would never trust former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones to headline a pay-per-view again, citing the former champ’s many troubles outside the cage as the reason. It appears that this was an empty promise. BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed with sources close to the...

May 10, 2017 1:31 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 32 // Gilbert Burns | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Gilbert Burns and Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is multiple-time BJJ champion and UFC lightweight, Gilbert Burns. We catch up with Combat Club’s BJJ coach and preview his upcoming match against John Combs at SUG 4 this Sunday. You’ll hear an update on...

May 10, 2017 1:13 pm

VIDEO | Tiny Muay Thai kids fight ends with scary head kick KO

In Thailand, many young kids start training and competing in Muay Thai from a very early age. Some young children who are raised by their family are put into training early on in their life in hopes that they can fight and become a winning competitor that can provide income for the family. Here, we...

May 10, 2017 12:50 pm

Anderson Silva co-manager refutes retirement claims

Recently, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva released a a statement in which he informed fight fans that if the UFC doesn’t book an interim middleweight title fight to accommodate for the UFC booking a middleweight title fight between Michael Bisping and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, then he could potentially be looking at...

May 10, 2017 11:59 am

Report: Boxing far from dead – Canelo vs. Chavez draws in tremendous numbers

Many fans often debate between the popularity and superiority of mixed martial arts vs boxing. They are two different combat sports that have many die-hard fans often are trying to claim one is better than the other or that one is more popular. With the Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez fight that took place...

May 10, 2017 11:02 am

PHOTO | Looks like Demetrious Johnson has finally received his belts

Back in mid-April, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson defended his title for a whopping tenth time with a submission of BJJ blackbelt Wilson Reis. In doing so, he tired Anderson Silva’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC history. It was not, however, all sunshine and daisies for dominant flyweight king. In the...

May 10, 2017 10:14 am

Jon Jones manager reacts to main event snub

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has been hindered by his troubles outside of the Octagon over the past few years. Most recently, Jones was pulled from UFC 200 just 48 hours before he was scheduled to step into the Octagon with Daniel Cormier in hopes of reclaiming the light heavyweight championship he never...

May 10, 2017 9:35 am

Anderson Silva goes off on UFC in tirade

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has been making MMA headlines this week for rather interesting reasons. After snapping a losing streak by defeating Derek Brunson earlier this year, Silva recently called for the UFC to form an interim middleweight title while UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping prepares to fight former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre...