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Nov 23, 2016 1:29 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz back at it again with reminder to Conor McGregor and all of his fans

UFC star Nate Diaz is surely not letting people forget what happened earlier this year in March. Nate Diaz turned Conor McGregor’s world upside down when he took a fight with the current double weight champion on 11 days’ notice after McGregor’s original opponent, then UFC lightweight champion Raphael dos Anjos pulled out due to...

Nov 20, 2016 3:57 pm

EXCLUSIVE | “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung is back and better than ever

Now closing in on the end of the two years of mandatory military service required of South Korean citizens, Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” – is poised for a return to the Octagon. In advance of his return, the featherweight favorite spoke with Chris Taylor on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire...

Nov 18, 2016 1:24 pm

Demian Maia given three possibilities if he doesn’t receive title shot

Top ranked UFC welterweight Demian Maia has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division over the course of the past two years, going 6-0 as he has defeated top contenders such as former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, and rising prospect Gunnar Nelson. Maia’s impressive 6-fight win streak has earned him the #3...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 15, 2016 9:04 am

Frankie Edgar reflects on win over Jeremy Stephens in New York

This past weekend on the preliminary card of UFC 205, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar stepped into the Octagon to fight top ranked featherweight Jeremy Stephens. Edgar, a New Jersey native, received a warm welcome to the Octagon by the New York crowd. Edgar put on an impressive performance as he ultimately picked up...

Nov 12, 2016 9:02 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero believes two champions will retain their belts at UFC 205

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205 in New York, former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero will take on former middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a highly anticipated middleweight bout. In advance of this pivotal showdown, the Cuban contender joined Chris Taylor on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire where he discussed a number of different topics including which...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Nov 6, 2016 11:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley plans on leaving Stephen Thompson KO’d stiff a UFC 205

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to make his first title defense at next month’s UFC 205 event in New York when he squares off with top contender Stephen Thompson. “Wonderboy” is a very unique fighter and his karate style has been able to frustrate many of his past opponents. “The Chosen One’...

Nov 1, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor rolling with John Kavanagh, Dillon Danis, & teammates

Ahead of UFC 205, where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be stepping into the Octagon to fight Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated champion vs. champion fight for the UFC lightweight title, McGregor’s team has continued to release ‘The Mac Life’ videos of McGregor’s preparation for the historic fight. In the latest Mac Life...

Oct 30, 2016 1:28 pm

Exclusive | Tyron Woodley is getting frustrated now so that it won’t happen at UFC 205

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to make his first title defense at next month’s UFC 205 event in New York when he squares off with top contender Stephen Thompson. “Wonderboy” is a very unique fighter and his karate style has been able to frustrate many of his past opponents. “The Chosen One’...

Oct 27, 2016 6:55 pm

VIDEO | Gilbert Melendez breaks down Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor

One of the greatest cards in UFC history is set to take place just a little over two weeks from today. Three UFC championship title fights will go down at UFC 205 with the main event being headlined by the lightweight title showdown between champion Eddie Alvarez looking to defend his title for the first...

Oct 25, 2016 5:56 pm

BJJ wizard Mackenzie Dern already in talks with the UFC

Mackenzie Dern is well-known in the world of Brazilian jiu-jitsu. The BJJ black belt has a long list of accolades that include ADCC Champion, World Champion, World Pro Champion and No Gi World Champion. Now, the daughter of Wellington “Megaton” Dias is getting into mixed martial arts and holds a 2-0 record, fighting under Legacy...

Oct 19, 2016 11:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor compared to Pablo Escobar in street art piece

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor once said that he looked like Mexican drug lord, “El Chapo” dressed “in his prime.” Now, it looks like an artistic fan is comparing the Irish mixed martial arts superstar to Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. In a social media post on Wednesday, “The Notorious” posted a photo of himself...

Oct 15, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Mackenzie Dern scores jaw-dropping submission win

Mackenzie Dern vs Montana Stewart #Legacy61 @TheMMALAB @MackenzieDern OH MY GAWD! Omoplata RNC pic.twitter.com/gM31KLOsHc — Zombie Prophet (@ZPGIFs) October 15, 2016 Friday night at Legacy 61, JiuJitsu ace Mackenzie Dern scored what many consider to not only the submission of the year, but also one of the greatest submissions in the history of MMA when...

Oct 8, 2016 3:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo: “The Eddie Bravo Invitation doesn’t use referees. Watch NCAA if you want to watch wrestling!”

The Eddie Bravo Invitational has become a staple in premier grappling competitions. The man behind the contest spoke to BJPENN.COM Radio this week and discussed the unique nature of his competition and the exciting future of submission-based grappling. “The Eddie Bravo Invitational is all about the audience. The audience comes first. It’s all about entertainment.”...

Oct 4, 2016 11:04 am

Eddie Alvarez felt “unthreatened” by Conor McGregor during staredown

Earlier this month, after it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving to lightweight to fight Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship in the main event of the UFC’s historic UFC 205 fight card, the pair came face to face for their first staredown at the end of the first UFC 205 press...

Sep 30, 2016 9:24 am

Eddie Alvarez shreds Conor McGregor’s striking abilities

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is generally believed to have some of the best striking skills in the UFC’s lower weight classes. McGregor’s combination of fluid movement, and unpredictable strikes have resulted in several highlight reel finishes, with the most recent example being a 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo to claim the featherweight...

Sep 29, 2016 10:31 am

Gabriel Gonzaga is retired, unless he gets a 6-figure payday

UFC heavyweight Gabriel ‘Napao’ Gonzaga has some of the best knockouts in the history of the UFC’s heavyweight division. A UFC veteran with 23 fights under the UFC banner, Gonzaga has been a staple of the UFC’s heavyweight division since he made his debut in 2005, where he knocked out Kevin Jordan in the 3rd...

Sep 28, 2016 12:29 pm

Dana White open to the possibility of CM Punk fighting in the UFC a second time?

Phil Brooks, better known by his WWE wrestling name, CM Punk made his professional mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 earlier this month. The former WWE star didn’t put up much of a fight against his opponent, Mickey Gall and was submitted after being battered in the first round. Despite his performance against Gall,...

Sep 27, 2016 6:48 pm

Nate Diaz on Eddie Alvarez vs. Conor McGregor: ‘F–k them both, you know both those little bi-ches are afraid to fight me

Nate Diaz doesn’t think much about the UFC 205 lightweight title fight between lightweight champ Eddie Alvarez and featherweight champ Conor McGregor. Diaz tweeted during the UFC 205 press conference, “My little bitches up there fighting for that #2 spot …#industrypunks,” and followed it up tweeting, “Fake phony motherfukers 🔫🔫🔫” MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani was...