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Mar 3, 2016 3:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Spinning Back Kick Drills with Holly Holm, BJ Penn and Jon Jones

It’s no secret that the Jackson-Wink MMA team has some of the most elite fighters on the planet. Ahead of Holly Holm’s UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate on Saturday, several members of the Jackson-Wink team took time to work on spinning back kicks. As we’ve seen in numerous fights, spinning back kicks are...

Mar 3, 2016 3:36 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz expands on steroid accusations

After the UFC announced Nate Diaz would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 last month, they held a press conference in California. During the press conference Nate Diaz accused Conor McGregor as well as the rest of the UFC roster of using steroids. The comments caught many off guard, especially McGregor. During fight week, Diaz...

Mar 3, 2016 3:28 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Holly Holm brings young fan onstage at UFC 196 open workouts

Prior to Holly Holm’s UFC 193 bout with Ronda Rousey, she brought a fan onstage for a workout. Now, ahead of her UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate, Holm brought a young fan onstage for a quick dance lesson. You can see the video above courtesy of BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage


Mar 3, 2016 3:15 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor fan has words for Nate Diaz

The Irish MMA fan’s loyalty to Conor McGregor is well documented. From the ‘ole’ chants at weigh-ins whenever McGregor fights, to the Irish flags being waved while McGregor walks to the Octagon, McGregor has many loyal Irish fans. At the UFC 196 open workouts yesterday, one Conor McGregor fan had quite a few choice words...

Mar 2, 2016 6:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Conor McGregor UFC 196 open workout

With just days left until UFC 196, the anticipation is building for Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz’ welterweight showdown on March 5th. Ahead of their scheduled bout, both men took center stage in front of fans for their ‘UFC 196 open workout’. You can see the footage of McGregor at open workouts below, and see...

Mar 2, 2016 3:37 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | The Diaz Bros warming up at the UFC 196 Open Workouts

Ahead of UFC 196 on March 5th, where Conor McGregor will fight Nate Diaz in a highly anticipated welterweight scrap, and Holly Holm will look to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate, the UFC held ‘open workouts’. Above you can see the Diaz brothers warming up and showcasing a bit of what...

Feb 27, 2016 7:34 pm

Exclusive Video: Nate Diaz on the Mitts Prepping for McGregor

We are now officially less than a week away from March 5th, where Nate Diaz will fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196. Going into the fight many are wondering how Nate Diaz’ conditioning will be given that he stepped into the bout on less than 2 weeks notice. In the video...

Feb 27, 2016 7:30 pm

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz strategy for UFC 196: “Kill or be killed”

Going into UFC 196 there are many questions surrounding Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor. In addition to how McGregor will do against a taller opponent, many are wondering how Nate Diaz will do given that he is stepping in on nearly 2 weeks notice. In the video above, captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage, Nate...

Feb 27, 2016 7:25 pm

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz wants fight with Georges St. Pierre

While Nate Diaz is currently slated to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th at welterweight, that wasn’t the fight Diaz initially wanted. In the video above, captured by BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage, Nate Diaz explains how he wants to fight GSP, and how he ended up getting the fight against Conor McGregor....

Feb 27, 2016 10:53 am

Exclusive Video: Nick Diaz on McGregor -“He’s too small”

We are now exactly one week away from March 5th, where Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will square off in the main event of UFC 196 in a highly anticipated welterweight showdown. Ahead of the fight there are many questions running through fan’s minds. Mainly, how will Conor McGregor handle fighting an opponent taller than...

Feb 26, 2016 2:13 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Anderson Silva vs. Michael Bisping

Saturday afternoon in London, Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC London’ on UFC Fight Pass. The event could potentially determine the next middleweight contender to face the winner of June’s Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II bout. Heading into UFC London, things have been quite tense between...

Feb 26, 2016 12:49 pm

Exclusive Video | BJ Penn gives his prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

The MMA world was thrown into confusion earlier this week when it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th. Ultimately the UFC selected Nate Diaz as a replacement opponent for McGregor, and the bout...

Feb 26, 2016 10:49 am

Exclusive Video: Nick Diaz meets STOKED fan!

The Diaz Brothers are two of the most popular fighters in all of MMA. Nick Diaz has been fighting professionally for 15 years, and has fought for some of the best promotions in the history of MMA including Pride FC, Strikeforce, and the UFC. In addition, Nick has shared the Octagon with MMA legends such...

Feb 25, 2016 5:09 pm

Exclusive Video | UFC 196 press conference – Diaz Brothers cam

Wednesday the UFC held the first UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz press conference in anticipation of their welterweight scrap on March 5th. The event was of course a heated one, with both fighters throwing verbal blows at one another. The big moment of the press conference came when Nate Diaz accused Conor McGregor...

Feb 25, 2016 8:24 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz reacts to Conor McGregor’s pre-fight trash talk

After it was announced that Nate Diaz would be filling in for Rafael dos Anjos in the main event of UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor, everyone knew there would be trash talk. Both Diaz and McGregor have earned reputations as two of the best trash talkers in the sport, and at the...

Feb 24, 2016 7:57 am

Exclusive Video | Nate Diaz coach talks fill-in fight against Conor McGregor

Tuesday morning it was announced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would no longer be able to defend his title at UFC 196 on March 5th against Conor McGregor. Ultimately Nate Diaz was chosen as a new opponent for McGregor, and the bout was moved from a lightweight fight to a welterweight...

Feb 18, 2016 5:49 pm

Exclusive Video | Ken Shamrock vs. Royce Gracie weigh-in

Tomorrow night Ken Shamrock and Royce Gracie will have their highly anticipated trilogy fight 23 years after their first meeting. The first time this pair fought, Gracie made short work of Shamrock as he submitted the standout wrestler. In their second meeting the pair fought to a draw after over half an hour of fighting....

Feb 18, 2016 5:38 pm

Exclusive Video | Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000 weigh-in

Earlier today the fighters for tomorrow night’s Bellator 149 event hit the scales ahead of their bouts. BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage was on hand to capture the weigh-in and staredown. Above you can see the footage of Kimbo Slice and Dada 5000 hitting the scales and facing off for their grudge match.

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 3, 2016 11:59 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Winkeljohn talks coaching strategy, Holm’s win, and more!

Famed MMA coach Mike Winkeljohn was nominated for ‘MMA Coach of the Year’ for the Fighter’s Only World MMA Awards. The awards show goes down February 5th from The Venetian in Las Vegas, and ahead of the show we took the opportunity to talk with Coach Winkeljohn to get some insight into the mind of...

Feb 2, 2016 9:57 am

Exclusive | Inside the Mind of a Master Fight Strategist: -Mike Winkeljohn-

We’ve seen it many times in any sport and on all levels. The keys to success require a strong base and foundation in order to achieve any physical or mental goal set out for yourself. Mike Winkeljohn is that foundation that fighters seek for in support of their dreams and aspirations. Winkeljohn is the man...