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Aug 27, 2013 12:20 pm

Benson Henderson: I’m going to break Silva’s record in 2016

Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) is the most dominant champion in the history of the UFC,  having successfully defended his middleweight belt ten consecutive times during his title reign. Current UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson (19-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) is confident that he will eventually break Anderson’s record, and has already determined when that...

Jul 16, 2013 3:48 pm

Anthony Pettis Opens Up As Slight Favorite Over Benson Henderson

Less than a week after Anthony Pettis was confirmed as TJ Grant’s replacement at UFC 164, the bookies have released their odds for the new championship bout. UFC Lightweight Champ Benson Henderson will be the underdog for the first time since UFC 144 back in February 2012. Anthony Pettis: -125 Benson Henderson: -115 The last...

May 23, 2013 9:57 pm

Dana White: ‘Jacaré’ Souza’s Next Opponent Will Be Yushin Okami

Following his impressive UFC debut last week at UFC on FX 8 over Chris Camozzi, former Strikeforce champion Ronaldo “Jacaré” Souza left the MMA world eager to see what the world renowned grappler’s next challenge in the octagon would be. There was talk of Vitor Belfort potentially being Souza’s next opponent, but “Jacaré” was quick to...

Apr 17, 2013 11:29 am

Yoshihiro Akiyama’s Manager Jailed For Allegedly Stealing $140K From Him

  Fan favorite Yoshihiro Akiyama is back in the limelight but this time, it’s not for his fighting career. Instead Akiyama makes headlines today for being the alleged victim of an embezzlement scandal five years ago that saw his now-former manager steal approximately $140,000 from Akiyama. Sawayama Tarou is in custody for taking advantage of...

Apr 17, 2013 8:21 am

Coach: Pettis To Be The Next Anderson Silva

“Oh for sure it’s Anderson Silva. I have huge respect for Anderson Silva. He’s the best all around striker in mixed martial arts. For sure he’s got a good fluid style and he uses the Thai clinch well. This is going to sound arrogant but I think in a few short years, you’re going to...

Jan 28, 2013 9:19 am

Wednesday on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mark Hunt, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...

Nov 6, 2012 7:02 am

Anthony Pettis Becomes Roufusport Partner

  Former WEC Lightweight Champion and current UFC lightweight contender Anthony “Showtime” Pettis has become a partner in Roufusport Gym along with long time head coach Duke Roufus. Pettis who is scheduled to face Donald Cerrone sometime in January has been training at the gym for some time now and will also spearhead the launching of a...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Aug 27, 2012 6:18 am

A Few Fights to Look Forward To

Many of us are saddened that the summer season is about to conclude. The opportunity to take a trip to the beach or lay out in the backyard by the pool and bbq is something we all cherish, but even though fall is fast approaching that doesn’t mean we don’t have a lot to look...

May 9, 2012 8:34 am

Exclusive: Mark Hunt "It takes but one punch or any strike to end it!"

By: Chris Taylor The 2001 K1 World Grand Prix Winner, Mark Hunt is now 38 years old and is massing one of the better comeback stories of this decade. Hunt has won three fights in a row, after having dropped six straight from 2006-2010. Here is a brief summary of Mark’s UFC career to date:...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 26, 2012 2:02 pm

Frankie Edgar Proclaims Henderson Woke Up A Sleeping Giant

UFC 144 Feb. 26 2012 Franky Edgar former UFC Lightweight champion lost his title to new Champ Ben Henderson.  This fight was so close it sparked an immediate rematch between the two fighters.  Though the UFC has not yet set a date for this fight, we already hear a buzz. Edgar is no stranger to...

Apr 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Frankie Edgar | "I think" 145 pounds "is inevitable"

“We’ll see what the future holds, but I think it’s inevitable that I’ll eventually get down there,” “I was set on getting this belt back,” he said. “We don’t know what the future holds, but I didn’t want to go down on those terms.” “I’m all about fighting big fights, and fighting the best guys,...

Apr 18, 2012 10:05 am

Michael Bisping Opens As Heavy Favorite Over Tim Boetsch

By Jamie McAllister: Michael Bisping looks to get back on track after dropping a close decision against now number one contender Chael Sonnen. Bisping makes his return to the octagon on the UFC 148 card on the 7th of July facing Tim Boetsch. Coming into the fight the odds makers have Bisping as heavy favorite...

Apr 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Exclusive: Leonard Garcia "No more fight of the nights for me"

By Chris Taylor: From his first UFC fight against Roger Huerta, to his latest ‘FOTN’ performance against Nam Phan at UFC 136, fans have come to expect nothing less than exciting fights from Leonard Garcia. ‘Bad Boy’ is a fan favorite for good reason, 4 of his last 6 bouts have earned him Fight Of...