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Oct 14, 2015 11:43 am

Lance Palmer Will Defend Featherweight Title At WSOF 26

Back in September we reported that WSOF’s featherweight champion Lance Palmer would be defending his title in December, in Las Vegas. Now, we have official confirmation from WSOF, who announced that Palmer will in fact be defending his title on Dec. 18, in Las Vegas at WSOF 26. His opponent has not been announced yet,...

Jul 29, 2015 8:34 am

GLORY Strips Their Light Heavyweight Champion

GLORY has decided to officially strip their light heavyweight champion of his title. Gokhan Saki won the title when he beat Tyrone Spong at Glory 15 in April of 2014. Since then he has not defended it even once. Saki has been out because of a dispute over money with GLORY. He believed he should...

May 27, 2015 7:55 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 6 Recap

The sixth episode of TUF: ATT vs. Blackzilians starts with a massive celebration from ATT. Everyone is going nuts, chanting and celebrating. Now the home gym advantage will go to ATT and Blackzilians streak comes to an end. Naka from Blackzilians is disappointed with his performance. After discussing it with Rashad Evans and Tyrone Spong...

May 20, 2015 8:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 5 Recap

Would the Blackzilians really go up 5 to nothing, or would ATT be able to put an end to their losing streak? Episode 5 of ATT vs. Blackzilians starts off in the fighter mansion, showing the Blackzilian’s Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson going to give his congratulations to fight number 4 winner, Carrington Banks. Rumble tells the...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Oct 30, 2014 12:16 pm

Glory Not Re-Signing Top Stars

All signs point to trouble, for the world’s last remaining kickboxing powerhouse, “Glory”. According to reports, the promotion is not picking up their top stars, once contracts enter the expiration period. Tyrone Spong, Gokhan Saki and Joe Schilling are currently unsigned, and are in limbo regarding their pro-kickboxing future. No word on what the promotions...

Jul 3, 2014 3:55 pm

Eddie Alvarez Has Emergency Meeting With Bellator

Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez canceled his Asian tour with Blackzilian teammates to have an emergency meeting with new Bellator President Scott Coker. MMA-in-Asia reported the news earlier today. While Lightweight Champion Eddie Alvarez had an proverbial war over contract disputes with Rebney and Viacom that lessened his cage time for most of 2012 and...

May 28, 2014 5:05 am

WSOF Extends NBC Deal, Will Put Fights On ‘Big NBC’

NBC Sports Group and World Series of Fighting (WSOF) have reached a multi-year agreement extending and broadening NBCSG’s exclusive rights to televise the Las Vegas-based mixed martial arts promotion’s events through 2017, it was announced today. The multi-year renewal extends the partnership, which began with World Series of Fighting’s debut in November 2012, and includes...

Apr 30, 2014 10:59 am

Pat Barry: Leg Breaking Low Kicks Worth The Risk

“I’m a very conscious fighter. I think about it always – all the time. Every time I throw a kick. Every time my foot comes off the ground, if it lands I’m going to win, if they block it I’m going to lose. It’s a fact. I don’t hold anything back, I just let them...

Apr 13, 2014 12:13 pm

Gokhan Saki Wins GLORY Light Heavyweight Tournament, Crowned Champion

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki was already one of the most decorated athletes in the sport, but he can now add another championship to his resume after Saturday night. The Turk competed in a four-man, one night tournament in front of his hometown crowd in Istanbul and blew through two other athletes to win the vacant...

Jan 11, 2014 10:12 am

WSOF President Believes They’d ‘Do Very Well’ In Proposed Bellator vs. WSOF Card

By Evan Stoumbelis Several days ago talks emerged of a winner take all profits, World Series of Fighting vs. Bellator card. Now WSoF matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz has put together proposed bouts for the card, the matchups are as follows: Tyrone Spong vs. Quinton Jackson Anthony Johnson vs. Attila Vegh Andrei Arlovski vs. Vitaly Minakov Marlon...

Dec 8, 2013 1:37 pm

WSOF Aims to Hold 8-10 Events Next Year, 2 of Which May Air on NBC

World Series of Fighting held their inaugural show in November of 2012 on NBC Sports Network. With established names like Andrei Arlovski and prospects like Tyrone Spong fighting for them, the future looked promising for their promotion. They would go on to hold six events in 2013, crowning their featherweight and welterweight champions in the...

Oct 12, 2013 4:39 pm

‘GLORY 11: Chicago’ Main Card Play-By-Play and Live Results

Tonight from the Sears Centre in Chicago, Glory Kickboxing debuts on Spike TV with ‘Glory 11: Chicago’! Tune in here starting at 9:00 p.m. ET for our blow-by-blow coverage and results. Readers: Do you think GLORY KICKBOXING has what it takes to make it big in America? Will SPIKE TV help them out? Let us...

Sep 11, 2013 5:28 pm

World Series of Fighting 5 Media Conference Call Highlights

The World Series Of Fighting takes place this Saturday at the Revel Resort in Atlantic City, New Jersey. It is headlined by two UFC veterans in Mike Kyle and former heavyweight champion, Andrei Arlovski, two men looking to ignite life in to the latter stages of two memorable careers. On Wednesday, a conference call was...

Jun 27, 2013 11:26 am

GLORY Headed to Spike TV With New Contract

Just five days after GLORY held it inaugural event in the United States, they officially announced plans to broadcast on Spike TV. The international kickboxing organization has set its sights on mainstream attention and has chosen Spike TV, the same channel who first broadcasted The Ultimate Fighter, as its new platform in the United States....

Jun 22, 2013 3:25 pm

Glory 9: NYC Main Card Quick Results

This is the official BJPENN.com page for Glory 9: NYC results for tonight’s 8-man slam tournament. This results are abbreviated versions of fight recaps and are made to be easily digested. There will be a winner crowned tonight as well so stay tuned to this page as the night goes on to catch up-to-the-minute results...

Jun 22, 2013 3:03 pm

Glory 9: NYC Main Card Play-by-Play and Live Results

Glory 9: NYC takes place on June 22nd at the Grand Hammerstein Ballroom in New York City, New York and features a light-heavyweight tournament as well as several heavyweight super fights that are sure to appease fans of the stand-up game. This will be the first event held in the United States by the Singapore-based...

May 1, 2013 4:45 pm

Playing Matchmaker: Cheick Kongo’s First Fights Outside The UFC

It’s official: Cheick Kongo and the Ultimate Fighting Championship are no longer affiliated with each other. After nearly seven years of working for the UFC and calling the octagon his home, Kongo is looking to pursue a career outside of Zuffa. Kongo’s first win over a big-name came after he defeated Mirko Cro Cop by...

Apr 13, 2013 11:04 am

Blackzillians’ Owner: “I don’t give a sh** what people think”

After a streak of frustrating losses coming out of the Blackzillians camp in Boca Raton, questions are left to be asked. Alistair Overeem, Melvin Guillard and Rashad Evans, all top pupils of the sport are simultaneously hitting very rough patches with bad losses in the UFC. Glenn Robinson spoke with Stephie Daniels of Bloody Elbow...

Mar 22, 2013 10:46 am

Glory 5 Weigh-in Results: All Fighters On Weight

Headline heavyweights Tyrone Spong (68-6-1 42 KO’s) and Remy Bonjasky (77-15, 40 KO’s) got nose-to-nose at today’s official weigh-ins for GLORY 5 London. Their face-off had an extra level of intensity added to it as Spong arrived late for the weigh-in and kept Bonjasky standing around waiting. The decorated veteran felt he had not been...

Nov 6, 2012 8:12 am

VIDEO | UFC Stars React To The Recent Drug Testing Failures In The UFC | UFC NEWS

Rampage Jackson: “Honestly I don’t think a person who tests positive for marijuana should be penalized in an athletic sport, because he’s already penalizing himself by taking the marijuana. It don’t enhance your performance. It kind of dulls it, in my opinion. I don’t know, I’ve never even trained [on] marijuana before. You know what...

Mar 2, 2017 5:51 am

UFC 209’s Andre Soukhamthath updates on the Blackzilians: The team kind of split

This weekend, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is stacked to the rim with top UFC talent, featuring names like Tyron Woodley, Stephen Thompson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt. Long before any of these established superstars step into the cage, however, Rhode Island’s Andre...

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...

Feb 8, 2016 10:30 am

Fighters react to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s TKO of Johny Hendricks

It was a matchup of styles in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 featuring former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and rising star Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Hendricks who is a former NCAA Division I All American and champion faced the former world champion kickboxer Thompson. Hendricks failed to implement his strengths as a...

Jan 4, 2016 9:29 am

Twitter reacts to jaw-dropping Lawler versus Condit match and decision

Just two days into 2016 and UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit already set the bar extremely high for “Fight of the Year.” See what people had to say about the grueling fight in which Lawler was awarded a split decision, but many thought could have gone either way. Oh man! — Randa...

Dec 14, 2014 9:44 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Junior Dos Santos’ win over Stipe Miocic

At UFC on FOX 13 last night, an incredible night of fights was capped off by a 5-round war between Junior Dos Santos Cigano, and Stipe Miocic that ultimately saw JDS given the nod by all 3 judges in what some are considering a controversial win for the former champ. Below is a compilation of...

Nov 9, 2014 10:49 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To OSP’s KO Of Shogun Rua

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56, Ovince Saint Preux pulled off an incredible, and quick, upset over MMA legend Shogun Rua in just 34 seconds. Immediately, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from some of the UFC’s best fighters. Below is a compilation of some of the best reactions. pic.twitter.com/G3BzgTum7Z —...

Jul 30, 2014 5:05 am

Anthony Johnson Will Fight Overeem At Any Weight

UFC light heavyweight Anthony Rumble Johnson is coming off a huge KO against Lil Nog this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The knockout marked his second straight Octagon victory, with the first one coming against Phil Davis. Johnson joined comedian Adam Hunter on the MMA Roasted podcast and responded to an interesting question...