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Sep 23, 2014 5:01 am

Mendes Slams Aldo: “This Guy’s An A**hole”

Chad Mendes will get a chance to redeem his 2012 loss to Jose Aldo at UFC 179 next month. As it has gotten closer and closer to the event, the pair has been talking more and more trash, capped off by Aldo shoving Mendes during the pair’s first staredown last month. Mendes joined MMAJunkie Radio...

Sep 22, 2014 9:10 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Recap With Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, And Travis Browne

On September 21st BJPenn.com Radio had another stacked show with former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Kicking off the show was Daniel Straus, who spoke about how despite feeling like Bellator wanted Pat Curran to be the champion, he still upset the champion in their first...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 22, 2014 5:54 pm

UFC Brass: Out Of Competition Drug Testing To Ramp Up In 2015

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Mark Ratner is increasing his work to clean up the sport of MMA. The UFC has seen an increase in out-of competition drug testing lately, and has found great success in doing so, catching many fighters abusing banned substances, namely Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva. Ratner spoke with Ariel...

Sep 22, 2014 5:34 pm

Jon Anik Inks New Deal With The UFC

Jon Anik, commentator, UFC Ultimate Insider host, and former host of MMA Live, has inked a new contract extension with the UFC. Anik broke the news on The MMA Hour, and explained his contract saying: “I am sticking around. I’ve signed an extension with the UFC. Hopefully they’ll sign it and mail it back to...

Sep 22, 2014 5:22 pm

Douglas Lima Out For The Rest Of 2014

Bellator’s welterweight champion Douglas Lima is out for the rest of 2014 according to the fighter. Lima stated that he injured his ribs, and as a result won’t be able to train for 6-weeks, not giving him enough time to train for a fight by the end of 2014. He spoke on MMAJunkie Radio about...

Sep 22, 2014 4:55 pm

Alexander Shlemenko: ‘I’m Just Trying To Follow In Fedor’s Footsteps’

Bellator MMA middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko has his sights set high when it comes to what he wants to accomplish in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Shlemenko, who is from Omsk Russia, wants to follow in the footsteps of one of the greatest fighters ever, who just happens to be Russian as well, Fedor...

Sep 22, 2014 3:34 pm

Demetrious Johnson On McGregor: “He Reminds Me Of A Young Mike Tyson”

‘Notorious’ Conor McGregor is gearing up for his fight against Dustin Poirier this Saturday at UFC 178. Two fights after his, in the main event, Demetrious Johnson will take on Chris Cariaso for the flyweight title. Johnson joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss the event, including what his thoughts were on the...

Sep 22, 2014 12:40 pm

Joseph Benavidez Still Haunted By KO From Demetrious Johnson

Joseph Benavidez may be one of the top ranked flyweights in the world, but that hasn’t stopped him from not being able to forget what happened when he faced the champion Demetrious Johnson last year. Benavidez was the man many picked to beat Johnson, but was stopped in his tracks early in the first round...

Sep 22, 2014 12:34 pm

Urijah Faber: “Of Course I Still Want To Fight Dominick”

This Saturday, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will be returning to the Octagon after a three year long absence. The UFC Cruz is returning to is nothing like the one he left. Since his absence, in the bantamweiht division alone, Renan Barao became champion, defended his belt 3 times, and then lost to TJ...

Sep 22, 2014 12:09 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Travis Browne, Walel Watson, And Daniel Straus

Last night BJPENN.com was back with another star studded lineup that consisted of former Bellator MMA champion Daniel Straus, Walel ‘The Gazelle’ Watson, and top ranked UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. In case you missed the show you can listen to it below. Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on...

Sep 22, 2014 10:50 am

BLOCKED! Spike TV Running Eddie Alvarez Special During UFC 178

Eddie Alvarez was recently released from Bellator MMA after a lengthy contract dispute that went back to Bjorn Rebney’s time with the promotion. Scott Coker recently released Alvarez unconditionally, and wished him all the best in his fighting future. The very same day that Alvarez was released, the UFC signed Alvarez and placed him in...

Sep 22, 2014 10:21 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez From ‘Countdown To UFC 178’

UFC 178 takes place this weekend, and to get fans ready the UFC brings fight fans the first episode of ‘Countdown to UFC 178’ with the co-main event bout featuring Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez. Alvarez, a former Bellator MMA champion, will be making his UFC debut at the event.

Sep 22, 2014 10:06 am

Cris Cyborg Returns To Bantamweight December 5th

Cris Cyborg and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey have been going back and forth verbally. In short, Cyborg wants a shot at Rousey, but needs to drop down to bantamweight and prove that she can fight clean before UFC President Dana White agrees to make the matchup. Cyborg is taking the first step towards...

Sep 22, 2014 9:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Tate Responds To McMann’s Callout, “Any Time Any Place”

After defeating Rin Nakai this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate was politely called out by Sara McMann via Twitter. Today, Tate responded to McMann’s callout, saying she’s down to fight whenever and wherever McMann wants. @Sara_McMann @ufc any time any place pretty lady! — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) September 21, 2014 This...

Sep 22, 2014 9:03 am

.GIFs | The Unstoppable Mark Hunt

This past weekend we saw Mark Hunt KO Roy Nelson with a brutal uppercut. We knew going into this fight that both fighters had unbelievable chins and possessed some of the best one-punch knockout power in the sport. Prior to last year, Hunt hadn’t been KO’d since 2008 when he fought Melvin Manhoef. Roy Nelson...

Sep 22, 2014 8:29 am

Paulo Filho Hospitalized After Having Pre-Fight Seizure

The once dominant PRIDE FC fighter Paulo Filho has been hospitalized in Brazil after suffering a seizure before he was slated to fight Amilcar Alvez at Fatality Arena 7 last night. MMAFighting’s Guilherme Cruz broke the story. Filho started his career going 16-0, even winning the WEC championship. Filho picked up wins over elite level...

Sep 22, 2014 5:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Conor McGregor “Prepared To Kill”

Conor McGregor posted the following photo on his Twitter of himself, ready for his bout with Dustin Poirier. Check it out: I show up prepared to kill. Everytime. pic.twitter.com/qx7mgkeLIX — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) September 22, 2014 McGregor is coming off a win against Diego Brandao at UFC Dublin earlier this summer, and will face Dustin...

Sep 22, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTOS | Fans And Fighters Show Their Appreciation For Wanderlei Silva

Earlier this week, Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement from MMA, saying that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him. Following his announcement, fans showed their support for Wanderlei by posting photos of themselves holding signs saying “#together”.

Sep 22, 2014 5:03 am

Pat Barry Set To Make Legacy FC Debut

Pat Barry is set to return to the ring for a kickboxing bout, but not under the Glory WS banner, this time he will fight under the Legacy FC banner in their first ever kickboxing event. After retiring from MMA, Barry signed with Glory WS to fight Zack Mwekassa, who stopped him by with a...

Sep 22, 2014 5:01 am

Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva Added To UFC FN Sydney

Mike De La Torre vs. Mark Eddiva has been added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney, which takes place November 8th. The UFC announced this bout yesterday. De La Torre is 0-1 in the UFC with 1 no contest. In his UFC debut, De La Torre dropped a split decision loss to Mark Bocek,...

Sep 21, 2014 6:14 pm

How Court McGee Went From Drug Addict To UFC Fighter

Those that watch TUF may be familiar with Court McGee and his emotional story. For those unfamiliar with the situation, McGee was a substance abuser who overdosed one night at a party, but was revived by EMTs after being dead for 8-minutes. McGee’s parents placed him in rehab and thankfully, McGee found sobriety. Now as...

Sep 21, 2014 5:52 pm

UFC Blocked Bellator From Hosting Event In California

The UFC and Bellator went head to head for the first time earlier this month during UFC Fight Night: Jacare vs. Mousasi, and Bellator 123, which took place the same night, in the same town. Now it appears that the UFC and Bellator will once again go head to head on the same night, but...

Sep 21, 2014 5:42 pm

QUICK TWITT: Wanderlei’s Retirement Video Brings Fitch’s Wife To Tears

Earlier this week, Wanderlei Silva announced his retirement from MMA after saying that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him. One person who apparently has felt the same way in the past is former UFC welterweight title contender Jon Fitch. Fitch Tweeted the following bit about the video: video brought my wife to...

Sep 21, 2014 5:35 pm

Felice Herrig Talks About Lack Of Privacy From Film Crew On TUF

TUF 20 contestant Felice Herrig is one of the more outgoing castmembers on the show. However, even she admitted that she was more self-conscious about her actions. She spoke with MMAJunkie about the taping of the show, saying: “They told us that they weren’t allowed to show any of that stuff, that they’re not allowed...

Sep 21, 2014 4:36 pm

McGregor Plans To Attend UFC 179, Says Poirier Is The Last Step To A Title Shot

Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the top ranked UFC featherweights, and believes that a win over Dustin Poirier puts him undoubtedly in line for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes at UFC 179. McGregor returned from a torn ACL to defeat Diego Brandao via KO in the...

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 21, 2014 3:21 pm

Overeem On Injuring Jones “I Felt Terrible”

Alistair Overeem has been on the receiving end of some harsh criticism lately after it was revealed that he injured Jon Jones while Jones was preparing for his UFC 178 fight against Daniel Cormier. The two men were sparring, and Jones ended up getting injured and tearing his meniscus. Anthony Johnson was the first fighter...

Sep 21, 2014 11:11 am

New Video Shows Thiago Silva Cocking Gun

After being released by the UFC following a standoff with police, Thiago Silva’s UFC hopes were slim to none. However, after his ex-wife fled the country, the prosecution team was unable to make a case against Silva, and as a result released him from prison. The UFC resigned him given that it was never proven...

Sep 21, 2014 10:36 am

Fallon Fox Fires Back At Rousey: Tell Dana To Sign Me

Ronda Rousey said recently that she wouldnt fight Fallon Fox because she had an unfair advantage in her bone structure due to being born a man. Fox took to Facebook to speak out against the “ridiculous” arguments that the UFC women’s bantamweight champion made. Post by Fallon Fox. Rousey isn’t the first female to state...