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Nov 18, 2016 7:38 pm

Bare Knuckle Fighting a safer combat sport than MMA and boxing?

By Dennis Taylor It’s dark and chilly in the underground, where authentic bare knuckle fighters have been bloodying each other’s noses for decades, even centuries. They’ve been fighting in barns, warehouses, box cars, auto body shops and parking garages — anywhere they might avoid law-enforcement. In 1881, bare knuckle legend John L. Sullivan fought John...

Nov 18, 2016 11:46 am

Gegard Mousasi: Uriah Hall rematch is for “idiots” who don’t know MMA

Top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi has been on a tear of the UFC middleweight division over the course of 2016. Mousasi kicked off the year by defeating Thales Leites at ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ in February, before making it 2-straight wins as he KO’d Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims of UFC...

Nov 13, 2016 12:00 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor’s win over Eddie Alvarez

In the main event of UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon for a historic lightweight title fight to cap off an incredible night of fights. It took just moments for McGregor to land his signature left hand shot and drop Alvarez. Alvarez’ heart showed as he immediately popped back up...

Nov 12, 2016 10:28 pm

MMA community reacts to controversial Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson fight

In the co-main event of UFC 205, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley stepped into the Octagon in hopes of defending his welterweight title for the first time. Woodley was quick to take Stephen Thompson down in the first round, landing some ground & pound to bloody up Wonderboy’s face. Thompson went on to pick Woodley...


Nov 12, 2016 8:50 pm

MMA community reacts to Yoel Romero’s KO of Chris Weidman

On the main card of UFC 205, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero made his triumphant return to the Octagon following a suspension. While Romero appeared to have lost the first round, he appeared to have found his rhythm in the second as he began to utilize his elite level wrestling more and more. In...

Nov 12, 2016 8:03 pm

MMA community reacts to Miesha Tate’s retirement

Saturday night in New York, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate returned to the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington, where she looked to return to the win column after losing her UFC women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes earlier this year at UFC 200. Tate lost the fight against Pennington via unanimous decision, nearly...

Nov 12, 2016 5:10 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 Results: Vicente Luque KO’s Belal Muhammad

A welterweight bout between Vicente Luque (11-5-1) and Belal Muhammad (10-2) kicked off tonight’s UFC 205 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Luque misses with a high kick but lands back-to-back low kicks. Muhammad responds with a low kick of his own. Luque with another nice leg kick and then he lands one to...

Nov 9, 2016 9:57 am

MMA community reacts to Donald Trump being elected President

The 45th President of the United States of America was voted on by the people of the country on Tuesday. Late Tuesday, early Wednesday depending on where you were in the states, Trump gave his victory speech where he stated that Hillary Clinton called him to concede the race. Members of the MMA community have...

Nov 6, 2016 10:17 am

VIDEO | Former Pro Wrestler Kid Kash Gets Smashed in MMA Fight

Kid Kash went from pro wrestling to #MMA at #ValorFights38. It didn't end well. pic.twitter.com/EJSEsVgU4f — FloCombat (@FloCombat) November 6, 2016 There is a long history of pro wrestlers making the jump to MMA, and the results of these attempts are extremely varied. Brock Lesnar was undeniably the most high profile pro wrestler to make...

Nov 3, 2016 2:27 pm

Conor McGregor says don’t believe headlines that he will walk away from MMA in 2017

There has been much speculation as to what Conor McGregor’s big announcement that he will reveal sometime after his main event fight against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 on November 12. During the UFC 205 conference call, “The Notorious” asked if the rumor of him walking away from the UFC in 2017...

Nov 3, 2016 8:48 am

Stephen Thompson’s gameplan for Tyron Woodley: “Muhammad Ali him”

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson is widely regarded as one of the best strikers in the UFC today. With a 13-1 professional MMA record that has seen ‘Wonderboy’ go 8-1 inside the Octagon, racking up numerous highlight reel knockout wins, in addition to a 20-0 professional kickboxing record that has seen him win...

Nov 1, 2016 9:48 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor rolling with John Kavanagh, Dillon Danis, & teammates

Ahead of UFC 205, where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be stepping into the Octagon to fight Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated champion vs. champion fight for the UFC lightweight title, McGregor’s team has continued to release ‘The Mac Life’ videos of McGregor’s preparation for the historic fight. In the latest Mac Life...

Nov 1, 2016 9:23 am

MMA Nutritionist George Lockhart Praises Conor McGregor’s Dieting Discipline

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his incredible diligence in the gym. Whether you love him or hate him, its difficult to not to admire the focus he showcases when it comes to his training. According to famed MMA nutritionist George Lockhart, who handles the dietary side of McGregor’s camp, the champ’s discipline also extends to...

Oct 31, 2016 7:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley snaps over the double standards of MMA fans

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the first time when he squares off with Stephen Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12. “The Chosen One” recently took some time out of his busy schedule to jump on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment...

Oct 28, 2016 1:14 pm

VIDEO | Lorenz Larkin teaches pornstars MMA techniques

#8 ranked UFC lightweight Lorenz Larkin has been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division lately as he has won 4 of his last 5 fights, going 4-1 over the course of the past two years. Most recently, Larkin picked up a spectacular first round TKO win over Neil Magny in the first round...

Oct 27, 2016 7:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Severn working on revolutionizing amateur MMA

UFC legend Dan Severn has seen it all when it comes to mixed martial arts. Severn began his MMA career back in 1994 at UFC 4, when rules were at best a recommendation and mixed martial arts was more “no-holds barred” than an organized sport. “The Beast” spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio on Wednesday night...

Oct 27, 2016 12:23 pm

Teammate Diego Sanchez weighs-in on Carlos Condit’s future in MMA

MMA veteran Carlos Condit has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly 15 years now. The former interim UFC welterweight champion unfortunately is in the midst of a 2-fight losing streak that saw him drop a controversial split decision to Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 195 in a performance that many thought...

Oct 27, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov’s first pro MMA fight

#1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely regarded to be not only one of the best fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division, but also one of the best grapplers in the entire UFC. With an extremely impressive grappling background that has seen ‘The Eagle’ win two Combat Sambo world championships, as well as a...

Oct 26, 2016 6:05 am

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone Says MMA Needs a Fighters Union, Offers to Lead It

It’s unfortunate, but it’s true: tension between the UFC and its fighters is at an all-time high. After weeks of failed negotiations, welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre recently made the claim that he’d terminated his UFC contract and that he’d be testing free agency. Featherweight great Jose Aldo has asked to be released from his UFC...

Oct 25, 2016 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Pro wrestling and MMA star Bobby Lashley talks up a fight against Brock Lesnar

Who would you pick to win in a mixed martial arts fight between Bobby Lashley and Brock Lesnar? Lashley, who is under a Bellator MMA and TNA professional wrestling promotion contract spoke with TMZ about a potential matchup with former UFC and WWE contracted star, Brock Lesnar. “I think it would be really interesting. There’s...

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...

Oct 20, 2016 1:18 pm

Former Bellator MMA champ fires back at Jose Aldo for recent comments

Recently, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has continued to make headlines for his ongoing saga with the UFC following the announcement that Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez would headline the UFC’s inaugural show in New York, UFC 205, rather than return to featherweight for a rematch with Aldo. Aldo was quick to request that...

Oct 18, 2016 9:41 am

Medical Examiner: Josh Samman’s roommate died from “multi-drug toxicity”

Last month, tragic news surfaced that UFC middleweight Josh Samman was found unresponsive in his Florida apartment along with his roommate, MMA announcer Troy Tirkingburg, who was found dead. Samman was taken the the hospital, where he reportedly remained in a coma which trying to recover. There were no updates immediately given on Samman’s condition,...

Oct 17, 2016 5:55 am

VIDEO | Watch Former WWE Star Ryback Training for Move to MMA

Over the last few years, we’ve seen several high profile WWE stars make the move to mixed martial arts. The results of their efforts have ranged from spectacular to disastrous. Brock Lesnar undoubtedly realized the most success of any of these pro wrestlers, putting his collegiate wrestling pedigree to use to win and defend the...

Oct 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...