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Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 13, 2012 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Hip Hop Chess CEO Talks BJ, Org, and Challenges MMA Stars

Founded by award wining lecturer and author Adisa Banjoko, the HHCF is dedicated to providing an inclusive setting for individuals to interact, play and develop life strategy skills with people they perceive as mentors. “Despite the school system’s best efforts and intentions, and the efforts of overworked parents, the past generations have suffered from lack...

Nov 7, 2012 7:56 am

The MMA World Reacts Over Yesterday’s Presidential Election | MMA NEWS

Last night The United States Of America as well as most of the civilized world stood by and waited for the results of the 2012 presidential election. Many of MMA’s biggest stars took to politics with their reactions on the results: The Truth Bobby Razak [email protected] God bless America the greatest nation in earth Nathan...

Oct 30, 2012 11:31 am

Team Tarhe: Changing Lives and Building MMA’s Future

Danny Plyler has ADHD and dyslexia, which is a particularly challenging combination when it comes to learning. Despite this duo of complexities he has managed to achieve what only one percent of the people with that combination do – graduate college. Not only has he received his diploma, but he obtained his master’s degree as...


Oct 22, 2012 11:49 am

“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship closes 2012 with a bang, as UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos meets former champion Cain Velasquez in a long-awaited rematch between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting competitors. Dos Santos (15-1, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) ended...

Oct 15, 2012 6:02 am

GIF Of The Day | Demian Maia Draws Blood With Just A Choke On Story | UFC NEWS

Last weekend at UFC 153 Demian Maia put a stamp on his welterweight aspirations by taking out Rick Story in the very first round of action. For those who missed it, the stats on this fight only tell the partial story. After securing his opponent to the ground the Brazilian Jiu Jitsu master threw on...

Oct 5, 2012 11:56 am

REMINDER | Bautista to Make His MMA Debut with CES MMA Tonight! | MMA NEWS

Upon learning his original opponent is unable to fight, six-time World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion David Bautista will now face Arizona veteran Vince Lucero next weekend in his long-awaited mixed martial arts debut Saturday, Oct. 6, 2012 at The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. Even his own kids are in awe of the 6-foot-6, 265-pound giant known throughout the...

Oct 2, 2012 11:20 am

Dave Bautista Will Face Vince Lucero at CES MMA: Bring the Pain This Saturday

Dave Bautista will be making his mixed martial arts debut this Saturday night at The Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, but he will not be facing the man he was originally scheduled to fight. Rashid Evans was arrested on a parole violation forcing the last minute change in opponent for the former six time WWE...

Oct 2, 2012 10:20 am

LIVE Stream: Invicta FC Weigh Ins This Friday | MMA NEWS

All 28 fighters participating in Saturday’s Invicta FC 3: Penne vs. Sugiyama women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) event at Memorial Hall will weigh in on Friday. The weigh in is open to the public, free of charge, and will stream live on InvictaFC.com In the main event and first-ever Invicta FC world championship...

Sep 27, 2012 11:07 am

Cris Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Isn’t A Mixed Martial Artist | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos, has been lobbying and campaigning for a grudge match with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for months now. In this latest interview conducted by Brazil’s, nocautetransamerica, she again blasts the new face of WMMA with insults and talks about the progression of her career. Here are some highlights: Ricardo...

Sep 26, 2012 10:05 am

Undefeated Cat Zingano Rejoins Invicta FC 3 Event, Set To Face Raquel Pennington Oct. 6 | MMA NEWS

In the wake of her canceled Strikeforce debut, undefeated sensation Cat “Alpha” Zingano (6-0) of Denver, Colo. will rejoin the much-anticipated Invicta Fighting Championships women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) fight card at Memorial Hall in Kansas City on Saturday, Oct. 6 and battle highly-touted prospect Raquel “Rocky” Pennington (3-1) of Colorado Springs, Colo. in a...

Sep 11, 2012 9:07 pm

Jon Jones: "I'm not a bad person. I pride myself on inspiring others." | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Since turning down a short-notice title defense bout against Chael Sonnen at UFC 151, Jon Jones (16-1 MMA, 10-1 UFC), who now meets Vitor Belfort (21-9 MMA, 10-5 UFC) at UFC 152, has received a boatload of criticism. The 25-year-old UFC light heavyweight champion is well aware of his critics, but refuses...

Aug 28, 2012 10:45 am

MFC President Mark Pavelich Talks to BJPenn.Com Radio

  MFC President Mark Pavelich joined BJPenn.Com Radio this past Sunday and as usual he did not disappoint. He spoke to us about MFC 34 which took place August 10th, MFC 35 which is scheduled for October 26th and the UFC 151/Jon Jones situation. He is never one to hold anything back and is very...

Aug 21, 2012 9:37 am

SPIKE TV AND K-1 AGREE TO MULTI-PLATFORM PARTNERSHIP FOR 2012 AND 2013

Spike TV and K-1, the world’s premier kickboxing organization, have agreed to a strategic partnership that will begin this fall with live fights streamed onSpike.com beginning Saturday, September 8 at the U.S. World Grand Prix Championship in Los Angeles. There will be a total of four events that will be streamed live in 2012. In...

Aug 20, 2012 10:32 am

Editorial | MMA Styles: BJPenn.com Edition

In the world of Mixed Martial Arts there are enough different disciplines to make for interesting fights. Machida’s karate, Mir’s jiu jitsu, and Jon Jones’s super humman powers are prime examples. Though impressive as those skill sets are alone, it’s usually not the disciplines that garner a win for a fighter, but rather the way...

Aug 16, 2012 9:19 am

Gracie Cincinnati: Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part Two)

As stated in part one of this series(Can be viewed here), jiu jitsu black belt Justin Christopher is Jim Kelly’s right hand man. Kelly, a black belt under Pedro Sauer, is a jiu jitsu veteran training with many well-known and respected jiu jitsu masters. Christopher has been with him for a long time, and says...

Aug 13, 2012 5:14 am

Gracie Cincinnati; Ohio's Best Kept Secret (Part One)

Six years ago when people talked about jiu jitsu in the Cincinnati area they would really only mention popular places like The Ultimate Fighter Season 2 contestant Jorge Gurgel’s mixed martial arts gym. Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich Franklin had emerged from that school so it was natural that it received a high level of...

Aug 10, 2012 6:37 am

More on Batista's MMA Debut

Batista’s MMA debut for the CES promotion will take place from the Dunkin’ Donuts Center in Providence, Rhode Island. As noted before, the October 6th fight will be against heavyweight Rashid Evans, not to be confused with the UFC fighter Rashad Evans. Tickets go on sale today through Ticketmaster and are priced at $20, $35,...

Aug 8, 2012 1:09 pm

UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Official For Minneapolis, Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

A five-round heavyweight showdown between contenders Travis “Hapa” Browne and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline an exciting UFC card scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will mark UFC’s first in Minneapolis since 2008, when UFC 87 broke the Target Center live gate record with a $2.25 million...

Aug 7, 2012 6:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Dewey Cooper Promises to be The Dopest "Black Cobra" Ever

On September 8th at the LA Sports Arena K-1 will present the 2012 K-1 Rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship. Participating in this tournament are some of Kickboxings biggest names and tomorrows brightest stars. Featured amongst the heavyweight contestants are “Mighty Mo” Siliga, Rick Roufus, Seth Petruzelli, Xavier Vigney, Randy Blake and Dewey “Black Cobra” Cooper....

Jul 25, 2012 11:07 am

Healy Booked TO Face Melendez For Strikeforce Title In September | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez, STRIKEFORCE lightweight champion and top pound-for-pound fighter, will make his next title defense against veteran and red-hot number one contender Pat Healy, when STRIKEFORCE: MELENDEZ vs. HEALY comes to Power Balance Pavilion in Sacramento, Calif. on Saturday, Sept. 29. The main event, scheduled for five rounds, will air live on SHOWTIME at 10...

Jul 5, 2012 8:21 pm

Contrasting Motivations: What the Spider Promised Then and Now | UFC NEWS

In the lead up to their first encounter, Chael Sonnen unleashed an onslaught of verbal abuse against the champion, antagonizing him with a wealth of criticisms and insults. Remarks ranged from the legitimacy of Silva’s opponents, to statements vilifying his character, and to accusations of him being a phony. These assaults were not only limited...

Jul 2, 2012 2:35 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Why Chael Sonnen Will Defeat Anderson Silva (Again) at UFC 148

Every generation has its popular myths. From the body humors of ancient Greece and Rome to man-made global warming today, some boneheaded beliefs refuse to die quick deaths, waiting instead on history to correct them. One such bit of snake oil being peddled today is the popular, but fatally flawed, idea that UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jun 18, 2012 3:48 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES ON SALE FRIDAY

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of...