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Apr 6, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson was throwing bombs at today’s open workouts

Ahead of his UFC 210 scrap with Daniel Cormier this weekend, UFC light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson attended the UFC 210 open workouts, where he showcased his power. In the eyes of fight fans, that power may very well lead Johnson to victory in his rematch against Cormier Saturday night, where he hopes to...

Apr 6, 2017 10:11 am

Stephen Thompson weighs in on what could come next for Tyron Woodley

Despite two valiant efforts, Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson has now failed twice to swipe the UFC welterweight title from Tyron Woodley. Given this, he will now re-enter the exciting welterweight contendership race in an effort to earn himself a third crack at gold. Speaking with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, Thompson gave his take on what should be...

Apr 6, 2017 9:32 am

Mayhem Miller avoids jail for assaulting a police officer, and countless other charges

MMA veteran and former Bully Beatdown host Jason Mayhem Miller managed to avoid jail time this week after pleading guilty to numerous charges, including assaulting a police officer, battery, and resisting arrest. The Orange County Register broke the story, which also revealed that Miller had plead guilty to nearly a dozen charges, resulting in the...

Apr 6, 2017 9:26 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino recounts previous effort to fight Megan Anderson, gives assessment of the Invicta champ

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is no longer the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight queen. Now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC women’s featherweight roster, she was recently asked to give up this title. With this development, Megan Anderson, who previously wore Invicta’s interim featherweight title, was promoted to undisputed champion. Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg...

Apr 6, 2017 8:21 am

Cody Garbrandt promises first round finish of TJ Dillashaw

Last December, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Team Alpha Male’s Cody Garbrandt swiped the bantamweight belt from the waist of Dominick Cruz with a dominant, unanimous decision win. Though he briefly offered Cruz a rematch, Garbrandt’s first title defense will instead pair him against former training partner and one-time bantamweight king TJ Dillashaw....

Apr 6, 2017 8:19 am

Daniel Cormier goes off on Jon Jones for attending UFC 210

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently serving a one-year suspension retroactive to July of 2016, when USADA swooped in at the 11th hour and pulled Jones from his scheduled UFC 200 scrap with Daniel Cormier for a failed out-of-competition drug test. While it appeared as though Jones and his legal team were...

Apr 6, 2017 6:35 am

VIDEO | Jeff Mayweather details UFC’s ‘horrendous split’ on profits with Conor McGregor

There is ever-increasing reason to believe that a boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor and undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. could actually happen. According to Mayweather’s Uncle, Jeff Mayweather, however, there remains one massive hurdle in the way of this fight: the UFC wants a massive piece of the pie. In a recent interview with...

Apr 5, 2017 3:02 pm

VIDEO | Andre Berto explains what it’s like fighting Floyd Mayweather

As reports have continued to emerge regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight, fight fans have continued to be split regarding who they feel will win the fight. While some feel as though Mayweather’s dominance will continue, as his experience, speed, and defense will keep McGregor from handing the self proclaimed ‘Best Ever’...

Apr 5, 2017 2:42 pm

Targeted weight for Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather revealed

While negotiations for a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight have been extremely public, one bit of information which has managed to remain quiet is the matter of what weight McGregor & Mayweather will box at. Now, according to MMAMania, Conor McGregor’s head coach, John Kavanagh, has revealed that both parties are looking to...

Apr 5, 2017 2:09 pm

Dana White unsure of why Daniel Cormier is unpopular among fans

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is arguably one of the most decorated fighters on the UFC roster. In addition to reigning as the UFC light heavyweight champion, Cormier is an extremely accomplished wrestler, qualifying as a NCAA Division I All-American, and as an Olympic wrestler. Of course, Cormier also was the Strikeforce heavyweight Grand...

Apr 5, 2017 1:43 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 27 // Heath Herring | Colby Covington

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring and Colby Covington! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off tonight with “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring @TheHeathHerring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on April 16th....

Apr 5, 2017 1:22 pm

Dana White explains obligation to finalize Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather

Throughout the course of 2017, fight fans have continued to anxiously await news regarding a potential showdown between UFC superstar Conor McGregor & undefeated Boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. While reports had begun to emerge that led fans to believe the chances of a fight happening were rather slim, the UFC champion recently stated during a...

Apr 5, 2017 1:02 pm

King Mo explains distraction in midst of Rampage Jackson fight

This past weekend, MMA veteran Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal stepped into the Bellator MMA cage with MMA legend Rampage Jackson in Rosemont, IL. The fight was a rather dominant one for King Mo, who stated before the fight that he planned to use his wrestling to dominate Jackson, who weighed in nearly 50 pounds heavier...

Apr 5, 2017 12:45 pm

Coach Brandon Gibson reflects on Donald Cerrone’s loss to Jorge Masvidal

Recently, former lightweight #1 contender Donald Cerrone looked to continue his impressive 4-fight welterweight win streak at ‘UFC Fight Night: Denver’ where he fought Jorge Masvidal in a pivotal showdown. Masvidal put on a stellar performance as he rocked Cerrone in the first round, before then ultimately finishing ‘Cowboy’ in the second round with strikes....

Apr 5, 2017 12:27 pm

Rafael dos Anjos discusses welterweight debut against Tarec Saffiedine

In just over two months, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will step into the Octagon with former Strikeforce champion Tarec Saffiedine for the former champ’s highly anticipated welterweight debut in Singapore. Ahead of the fight, Dos Anjos is hoping to experience a bit of a career resurgence as he looks to snap a 2-fight...

Apr 5, 2017 12:10 pm

Daniel Cormier calls out Jon Jones: ‘We know he tried to cheat’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been scheduled to fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on numerous occasions, however with that being said, the pair have only stepped into the Octagon together on one occasion. With that being said, just nine months ago, Cormier and Jones were set to have a title unification...

Apr 5, 2017 11:52 am

Kenny Florian would have liked to rematch BJ Penn

This weekend, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against brick-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The bout will be a rematch of an exciting 2014 affair, which saw Cormier weather an early storm to submit Rumble in the third. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, UFC analyst...

Apr 5, 2017 11:07 am

Stephen Thompson confident brother-in-law Chris Weidman will “do work” against Mousasi

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In this anticipated card’s co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on dangerous Dutchman Gegard Mousasi. The bout will mark Weidman’s opportunity to bounce back from two straight losses: a TKO against Luke Rockhold, which marked the end...

Apr 5, 2017 10:04 am

Cody Garbrandt assures he can make flyweight, shares his walk-around weight as proof

Late last month, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt suggested that, if he’s able to defend his crown against rival TJ Dillashaw later this year, he’d next like to drop down to flyweight to try to foil Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson’s history-making 11th title defense. “I’d rather go down [to flyweight] before I go up [to...

Apr 5, 2017 9:07 am

Cris “Cyborg” Justino discusses possible title fight with Germaine de Randamie

Over the last few weeks, consensus-best female featherweight Cris “Cyborg” Justino has been campaigning for a  fight with UFC featherweight queen Germaine De Randamie. Cyborg is hoping to make this fight happen at UFC 214, which is scheduled for July 29 inside Anaheim’s Honda Center. Responding to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg explained that at the moment,...

Apr 5, 2017 8:16 am

PHOTO | Robbie Lawler links up with WWE star John Cena

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is known for his frenzied and ferocious fighting style. The former champ is also known for an extremely stoic personality outside the cage. He’s quiet. He never talks trash. He rarely smiles. Apparently, however, Lawler is in fact capable of smiling. All it takes to get an ear-to-ear grin...

Apr 5, 2017 7:21 am

Nate Diaz issues a challenge: ‘come get it!’

Stockton, California’s Nate Diaz is one of the most popular fighters in the game today. Unfortunately, it’s been some time since we’ve seen the ever-entertaining fighter in the cage. This is not for lack of trying. Though Diaz whole-heartedly denies it, UFC President Dana White claims to have made the Stockton hero several fight offers,...

Apr 5, 2017 6:28 am

Conor McGregor coach confirms Mayweather preparations have begun: ‘In my mind, it’s on’

There is currently no bigger story in the world of combat sports than that of UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s possible boxing mega fight with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. This epic, sport versus sport showdown dominates headlines, and continues to enthral the combat sports community as new details continue to emerge. This fight, of course,...

Apr 4, 2017 3:22 pm

Alexander Gustafsson gives prediction for Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson 2

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is currently is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 light heavyweight title defense against Anthony Johnson, where he will look to once again defeat the knockout artist for the light heavyweight title. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community is torn on their predictions for the fight, with...

Apr 4, 2017 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Snoop Dogg commentates Anthony Johnson’s best KOs

Rap icon Snoop Dogg has been an MMA fan for quite some time. The rapper was caught on camera with UFC superstar Jon Jones backstage at a concert, where the pair playfully sparred. Now, the rap superstar has partnered with the UFC to bring UFC 210 promos. Earlier in the week, the UFC released a...