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May 25, 2016 8:57 am

Urijah Faber reacts to BJ Penn’s USADA violation

Unfortunate news broke earlier this week that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 scrap with Cole Miller on June 4th after voluntarily revealing that he used an IV back in March. While there hasn’t been any word in regards to whether or not Penn will be suspended...

May 25, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Former UFC fighter starches former Bellator fighter with one punch KO

Paul Buentello KO's Eric Prindle in R1. #ADW4 pic.twitter.com/fOfMQjpw0C — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) May 24, 2016 Abu Dhabi Warriors 4 was a rough night for former Bellator heavyweight Eric Prindle, who was starched by former UFC heavyweight Paul Buentello. Prindle throws a weak left kick, which was countered by Buentello, and the result was horrifically wonderful,...

May 25, 2016 8:29 am

PHOTO | Intense & mysterious staredown photo of Conor McGregor & Ronda Rousey leaked

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since her brutal 2nd round KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 194 back in November. Since then, Rousey has been filming quite a few movies in Hollywood. On the other hand, since Rousey’s loss, Conor McGregor won the featherweight...

May 25, 2016 3:30 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz honored by California assemblyman

Nate Diaz is doing big things outside of the Octagon and has been honored for the efforts behind his goodwill. On Tuesday, the graciefighter_209 account posted a photo of Diaz being honored for his efforts in giving back to his community. The caption read: “Tonight our own Nate Diaz was honored by Assemblyman Jim Cooper...


May 25, 2016 3:02 am

VIDEO | ESPN analyst reports the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight date

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will take place in May of 2017, according to ESPN’s Jalen Rose of the “Jalen and Jacoby” show. “I got some breaking news,” said Rose. “The Floyd and Conor McGregor fight is going to happen.” “Floyd and McGregor will probably announce in a month. It will be in May, the...

May 25, 2016 2:28 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor sends a message to the haters

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is living the most lavish lifestyle of any mixed martial arts fighter we have seen. From his expensive cars to the mansions he stays in, “The Notorious” is doing very well for himself. With the talks of a fight with Floyd Mayweather reportedly set, McGregor will look to bring in...

May 24, 2016 1:57 pm

Rousimar Palhares on Venator loss: ‘I was hit with illegal elbows in the back of the head and couldn’t see anything next’

Rousimar Palhares got back to competition for the first time since being suspended by the Nevada Athletic Comission in 2015 for unsportsmanlike conduct. The two-year suspension has not been lifted, so fighting at Venator FC overseas in Milan, Italy was a loophole that “Toquinho” slipped through to fight once again. Palhares’ Venator debut didn’t go...

May 24, 2016 11:40 am

VIDEO | Olympic boxing medalist Tony Jeffries talks about Conor McGregor’s boxing skills

Tony Jeffries knows boxing when he sees it. The former Olympic Games 2008 bronze medalist and seven-time British & European Champion boxer owns and runs the Box’N Burn gym in California where Conor McGregor sparred with former IBF and IBO champion boxer Chris van Heerden recently. Although Jeffries and van Heerden hold slightly different views...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 10:30 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn addresses his fans about the USADA IV violation

Yesterday it was announced that former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller due to a USADA IV violation. We caught up with the UFC Hall of Fame fighter earlier today to discuss the USADA violation and what will come next in the...

May 24, 2016 10:25 am

VIDEO | Boxing champion Chris van Heerden talks about sparring Conor McGregor

The big fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is happening in September, according to sports media personality Colin Cowherd. A week ago, footage emerged of Conor McGregor getting some sparring in with former IBF and IBO champion boxer Chris van Heerden while in California. The South African boxer spoke talked about their sparring session...

May 24, 2016 10:16 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos discusses Eddie Alvarez, Conor McGregor, foot injury

Back in March, UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was slated to fight Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 for the lightweight championship. Unfortunately with just two weeks to go until the fight, RDA broke his foot in training and was forced out of the bout. Ultimately, the UFC selected Nate Diaz...

May 24, 2016 10:03 am

Dan Henderson “almost ready” to retire

Former Pride FC champion Dan Henderson undoubtably has one of the most historic careers in the history of MMA. After winning the Pride welterweight championship in 2005, Henderson went on to win the Pride middleweight championship by knocking out Wanderlei Silva at Pride 33 in 2007. In addition, Henderson is a former Strikeforce champion, and...

May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 24, 2016 9:38 am

Veteran UFC light heavyweight retires

Combat sports careers can’t last forever, and while some fighter’s careers last longer than others, the length of a career doesn’t determine what a fighter will take with them when they decide to hang up the gloves. In the case of UFC veteran James Te Huna, he seems extremely grateful for the things he’s learned...

May 24, 2016 9:22 am

VIDEO | ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts blast “delusional” Conor McGregor

The latest reports regarding a Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather matchup indicate that the bout will in fact happen in September. While the bout would likely shatter pay-per view records in boxing and MMA, Skip Bayless and Stephen A. Smith believe that McGregor is delusional. The ‘ESPN First Take’ hosts spoke earlier this week, prior...

May 24, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather flying to visit Jon Jones, confident he will join TMT

While Floyd Mayweather may currently be retired, he has managed to keep his name in the headlines of not only boxing news, but MMA news as well. In addition to his rumored boxing match with Conor McGregor, Mayweather also has been in talks with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones. The pair FaceTimed earlier...

May 24, 2016 8:50 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd gives details on Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather deal

.@ColinCowherd booked his room in Vegas for a McGregor-Mayweather for mid-September. You should too. #TheHerdhttps://t.co/j5Evjq1q9H — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 23, 2016 The ongoing saga of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight continued today after it was revealed that the fight will reportedly go down the weekend of September 17th. Fox Sports...

May 24, 2016 8:24 am

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather reportedly set for September 17th

There has been quite a bit of back and forth regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While it was initially reported that the fight was close to being finalized, it was then revealed that the fight was entirely fictitious, and wouldn’t happen. While many thought the hype surrounding the fight...

May 24, 2016 1:43 am

Shane Carwin: ‘I’d like to get the belt . . . or just beat up Brock Lesnar again’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has been busy with his newly established fighter management company. However, after suffering from repeated injuries and retiring, his competitive nature is still burning inside. “[I struggled with retirement] every day,” Carwin said in an interview with getmoresports.com. “I did not do everything I wanted. I think about...

May 24, 2016 1:12 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I would love to kick Georges St-Pierre’s *ss’

Chael Sonnen’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission will be up in July as his two-year ban from competition comes to an end. While Sonnen told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that he does not have any current plans of returning to MMA, he did give Helwani a list of opponents that he would...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....