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Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 15, 2014 8:21 am

Mentally Disabled Fighter Gets KO’d In WI Bout

In a heartbreaking story that has combat sports fans up in arms, 31 year old mentally disabled Jessie Roach was knocked out by the event’s promoter, Jesse Rowell in an unsanctioned kickboxing bout. Rowell is also a trainer, and has fought in both kickboxing, and MMA events for over 10 years. Roach admitted to the...

Dec 15, 2014 8:03 am

Evans considering move to middleweight

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has spent some time away from the Octagon while healing from knee surgery. ‘Suga’ has stated that he plans to return in early 2015, however no date, or opponent have been set. He joined Chael Sonnen on his podcast, ‘You’re Welcome! With Chael Sonnen’ to discuss the possibility of dropping...

Dec 15, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Fear The Fighter brand threatening to sue Gegard Mousasi

MMA veteran, and UFC middleweight, Gegard Mousasi has recently been speaking out against the brand ‘Fear The Fighter’ for allegedly not paying him sponsorship money. Mousasi has consistently spoken out against the company on Twitter, encouraging other fighters who have yet to be paid, to speak out against the brand. Mousasi Tweeted this past weekend...

Dec 15, 2014 5:04 am

Frank Shamrock: ‘Mickey Rourke is obsessed with fighting’

Recently, famed actor Mickey Rourke returned to the boxing ring where he scored a controversial TKO in a bout that many believed was staged. Rourke’s camp has maintained that the bout was in fact real, and even MMA legend Frank Shamrock is saying that Rourke trained long and hard for the bout. He spoke to...

Dec 15, 2014 5:01 am

Palhares to undergo surgery after submitting Fitch at WSOF 16

WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares quickly defeated Jon Fitch this past weekend after WSOF 16 in just 90 seconds with a slick kneebar. Palters revealed after the bout that he would need to undergo major surgery on his left knee, as well as possibly surgery for his shoulder. “I had some injuries. In fact, I...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 14, 2014 6:41 pm

‘I’m innocent!’

Rousimar Palhares is arguably the greatest leg lock submission artist in the world today. Of Palhares 14 submission wins, 11 of them have come by way of leg lock. One thing Palhares is criticized for however, is that he holds the submission for too long after his opponent submits, something he again was criticized for...

Dec 14, 2014 6:34 pm

Jens Pulver set to return at ONE FC 26

Big news for old school MMA fans! Jens ‘Lil Evil’ Pulver is set to return to the cage on February 14th in Jakarta at ONE FC 26. Pulver hasn’t fought since November of 2013 when he lost via submission at Superior Challenge 9. Pulver will be looking to snap a 2-fight losing streak as he...

Dec 14, 2014 3:01 pm

Incredible spinning back elbow KO

In this video we see Jordan Cameron deliver a brutal spinning back elbow KO that leaves his opponent out cold on the mat. This has been dubbed the ‘Spinning Hellbow’ by people who have seen it. Post by MMA Fight Night Live. Can’t see this post? Click HERE.

Dec 14, 2014 2:19 pm

Opponents Be Warned! “He’s a scary guy”

This past weekend at WSOF 17, Rousimar Palhares once again defended his WSOF welterweight championship in impressive fashion as he submitted BJJ black belt Jon Fitch in just 90 seconds with a brutal kneebar (See that HERE). There was some discussion after the fight however as to whether or not Palhares held onto the leg...

Dec 14, 2014 2:13 pm

Shields vs. Foster confirmed for WSOF 17 main event

Former UFC fighter Jake Shields will take on fellow former UFC fighter Brian Foster at WSOF 17 on January 17th. The promotion confirmed the news with MMAJunkie, and also announced that the bout will serve as a title eliminator bout, with the winner facing reigning champion Rousimar Palhares. Shields spoke about his opponent saying: “He’s...

Dec 14, 2014 10:59 am

UFC gives Cris Cyborg VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13

The UFC reportedly gave former UFC fighter Cris Cyborg a VIP treatment at UFC on FOX 13 after Cyborg requested seats to support her teammate, Ian Entwistle. According the MMAJunkie, who spoke to Cyborg’s manager, George Prajin, “Dana (White) made sure she was taken care of.” Cyborg ultimately ended up receiving cage-side seats for the...

Dec 14, 2014 10:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Rafael Dos Anjos’ win over Nate Diaz

In the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 last night, Rafael Dos Anjos put on a spectacular performance against Nate Diaz, battering the leg of Diaz over the course of 3-rounds to win a unanimous decision. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters regarding the bout. Let's go brother!!! #warDIAZ @natediaz209 http://t.co/vBbcnIGMwG —...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Dec 14, 2014 8:38 am

Moraga on Gates controversial punch: “It was my fault”

On the prelims of UFC on FOX 13 yesterday, fight fans witnessed something that’s seldom, if ever, seen inside the Octagon. John Moraga was hit with an unintentional low-blow from Willie Gates. Referee Jason Herzog gave Moraga a chance to recover, however Moraga chose to continue fighting. Shortly after, Moraga gestured to his cup again,...

Dec 14, 2014 8:37 am

UFC on FOX 13 draws exceptional 15,300 attendance with gate of $1.5 million

Last night the UFC hit Phoenix US Airways Center in Arizona for UFC on FOX 13. The incredible night of fights was capped off by a spectacular 5-round main event war between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. At the post-fight press conference it was announced that the attendance for the event was 15,300, while...

Dec 14, 2014 8:28 am

REPLAY! Moraes picks up split decision win over Solorio at WSOF 16

After three hard fought rounds, the judges gave Sheymon Moraes the split-decision win over Gabriel Solorio at WSOF 16. Check out the bout highlights below and let us know who you think the bout should have been scored for. Your browser does not support iframes.

Dec 14, 2014 8:16 am

REPLAY! Palhares destroys Fitch’s knee with brutal kneebar

In the main event of WSOF 16 last night, WSOF welterweight champion Rousimar Palhares locked in a tight kneebar on Jon Fitch, forcing the challenger to tap just 90 seconds into the match. Check out the highlights: Your browser does not support iframes.

Dec 13, 2014 9:30 am

REPLAY! Fighter’s Eyeball Flies Out Following Headkick KO

Saturday Night at an unregulated amateur fight in Michigan, Alan Grays squared up with Jose Johnston. The bout was stopped however for reasons that have not previously been a part of MMA records keeping. Part of Grays’ anatomy rolled away – his eye.

Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Doesn’t Want To Be ‘Fake Jon Jone’s Type’

I don’t know why it’s so crazy that I did it. Look at Felice [Herrig]. Look at Ronda [Rousey]. Look at Miesha [Tate]. Cris Cyborg said all you have to do is take sexy pictures in women’s MMA. I took her advice. It worked. I believe just being myself, not censoring myself and just being...

Dec 12, 2014 11:42 am

Magana On Why You’re A Peasant

“I was never big fan of social media. I was too busy living life to talk about my life. Who gives a f—?” “My motivation wasn’t to gain followers. It was just these f—ing scumbag losers on Twitter who want to abuse me. I’m not gonna sit back and let them abuse me. “I might...

Dec 12, 2014 11:32 am


“I already knew. Come on. I’ll lose this fight and they’ll bring me back and put me on another main event, co-main event. And then they probably won’t because I just said that. But it don’t matter, you’re still going to sell the card with me or somebody who’s been around long enough, because everyone’s...

Dec 12, 2014 4:59 am

Makes UFC Return, Gets Called “Salmon”

UFC middleweight fighter, Josh Samman recently made his post-TUF debut with an emphatic headkick KO over his season’s winner, Eddie Gordon. Unfortunately though, the UFC crew mis-pronounced his name, the whole time: My whole career I look forward to getting my fights called by @joerogan and @MFG16 – I get there and they call me...

Dec 11, 2014 12:59 pm

UFC Female Calls Out CM Punk To Fight

The highly credentialed, Lauren Murphy has requested a cage-fight with former WWE champion, CM Punk. As many know, CM Punk just inked a deal with the UFC, and now he’s getting called out left-and-right. Most surprising though, was this: Wow..CM Punk doesn't know his weight, where he'll train, never has really sparred & is still...

Dec 11, 2014 12:17 pm

Rose Expecting To ‘Crossover’, Be A Mega-Star Like Ronda Rousey

“I feel like I’ve been doing such a good job at such a young age and so early on in my career, I have a lot of time to really develop myself as a person and getting more experience with it. If it doesn’t happen right now, it’s definitely going to happen eventually.” “I don’t...