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Feb 23, 2017 8:48 am

Bellator 172 salaries

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for Bellator 172, for a fight card which was initially supposed to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, where the MMA icon would be stepping into the Bellator MMA cage for his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut, as well as his first fight in the United...

Feb 23, 2017 8:16 am

Cody Garbrandt: I think I broke Dominick Cruz at UFC 207

Late last year, undefeated Team Alpha Male contender Cody Garbrandt stepped onto the canvas with dominant bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In advance of this fight, there were widespread claims that Garbrandt hadn’t yet earned his title shot, but in the end, he silenced his doubters by walloping Cruz to a sound, unanimous decision win. Shortly...

Feb 23, 2017 7:27 am

Jorge Masvidal discusses potential fight with Nick Diaz: I’d take it in a heartbeat

Last month, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Jorge Masvidal dazzled with a second round knockout of the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. With this emphatic win, Masvidal catapulted himself up the welterweight rankings, where fights with the division’s top dogs now await. He has been mentioned as a possible...

Feb 23, 2017 6:01 am

Elias Theodorou elaborates on callout of Rashad Evans

Last Sunday, on the main card of the UFC’s second trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou scored a nice decision win over Brazilian Ultimate Fighter winner Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira. Shortly after this win, Theodorou expressed interest in fighting Rashad Evans, a former UFC light heavyweight champion who will debut in the middleweight...

Feb 23, 2017 5:38 am

Jorge Masvidal blasts entire welterweight division: your favorite fighter is probably a p*ssy!

Back in January, a largely unheralded Jorge Masvidal stepped onto the canvas with the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and delivered a blowout, knockout win. Given Cowboy’s reputation in the welterweight division, this emphatic win immediately looked like it could be a career-changer for Masvidal. Yet while it did earn him the number-five spot in the UFC...

Feb 22, 2017 2:27 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 21 // Elias Theodorou | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 9PM ET/6PM PT with “The Spartan” and “Game Bred”! 9:05PM ET- Kicking off tonights show is the only MMA fighter with hair good enough to land a shampoo sponsor, Elias Theodorou – @eliastheodorou. Coming off a decision victory over Cezar Ferreira in Halifax on Sunday, we will recap the fight...

Feb 22, 2017 12:54 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor goes on TMT shooting spree in Floyd Mayweather negotiation parody

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor wants $100 million, just like Floyd Mayweather does for their much talked-about boxing match. “Maybe it will get figured out, but it’s going to be hard when everyone is declaring they want $100 million,” Nevada State Athletic Commission chairman Anthony Marnell told ESPN recently. “That’s not what I said —...

Feb 22, 2017 11:40 am

Tony Ferguson taunts Conor McGregor: ‘This is a man’s sport’

Since winning the UFC lightweight championship in November of 2016 by knocking out Eddie Alvarez in the second round of their highly anticipated UFC 205 headlining fight, Conor McGregor has been repeatedly called out by both Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson. While McGregor is of course sidelined through May due to the upcoming birth of...

Feb 22, 2017 11:11 am

Michael Bisping on GSP fight: I think it’s a bad idea for Georges St-Pierre

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has generated some controversy over the last few weeks, as he’s been flirting with the idea of a superfight with Georges St-Pierre, and simultaneously showing disinterest in a fight with top middleweight contender Yoel Romero. According to the British champion, however, he’d simply be foolish not to accept a fight...

Feb 22, 2017 11:09 am

Duane Ludwig explains why Dominick Cruz looked different at UFC 207

Going into UFC 207, many predicted that Dominick Cruz’ elusiveness, movement, and experience would result in the reigning champion defeating Team Alpha Male prospect Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt in their highly anticipated championship fight. Come fight night however, Garbrandt delivered a masterful performance as he repeatedly dropped the champion several times throughout the course of...

Feb 22, 2017 10:55 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis sidelined due to injury suffered in Travis Browne fight

Ask and you shall receive, Derrick Lewis. Following a stunning KO victory over Travis Browne in the main event of UFC Fight Night 105 in Halifax, Canada over the weekend, “The Black Beast” told Brian Stann in the post-fight Octagon interview that he didn’t want to hear anything about fighting for the next few months....

Feb 22, 2017 10:22 am

UFC 209 Woodley vs. Thompson 2: Official Fight Card

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC 209, a stacked pay-per-view that will emanate from Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on March 4. This anticipated fight card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who fought to an action-packed draw in the...

Feb 22, 2017 10:15 am

How Freddie Roach helped secure Georges St-Pierre’s new UFC deal

By the sound of things, the MMA community owes famed boxing trainer Freddie Roach a big ‘thank you!’ Earlier this month, it was announced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had reached a multi-fight deal with the UFC, which the pair were close to finalizing. Shortly after, it was announced that St-Pierre had officially...

Feb 22, 2017 9:45 am

PHOTO | Dee Devlin shows off baby bump ahead of due date

Following UFC superstar Conor McGregor‘s UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez, where The Notorious cemented his place in the history books by claiming the UFC lightweight title as he finished the Alvarez in the second round, the ‘champ champ’ revealed that he would be taking some time off from fighting given that he and his...

Feb 22, 2017 9:17 am

Jacare Souza goes OFF on ‘stupid’ Michael Bisping

By now, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is no stranger to being called out by his fellow middleweights. Since winning the title in June of 2016 by knocking out Luke Rockhold on just two weeks notice, the champ has repeatedly found himself called out by the middleweight division’s top contenders, including Yoel Romero, Jacare Souza,...

Feb 22, 2017 9:15 am

Manager: Michael Bisping is “absolutely ducking Yoel Romero right now”

Back in November, streaking Cuban contender Yoel Romero knocked out former middleweight champion Chris Weidman with a third-round flying knee, earning himself a shot at the current middleweight champ Michael Bisping in the process. Regrettably, however, Romero’s title shot still hasn’t been booked, and there seems to be increasing reason for him to worry it...

Feb 22, 2017 8:12 am

Referee Mario Yamasaki on late Lewis vs. Browne stoppage: It’s hard to please everyone

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Derrick Lewis scored a thunderous, second-round knockout over the ever-dangerous Travis Browne. With this win, which is arguably the biggest of his career, Lewis extended his win-streak to six, and established himself as a bona fide heavyweight contender. Unfortunately, Lewis’...

Feb 22, 2017 7:51 am

Jorge Masvidal calls out Neil Magny, wants to “break his face”

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Jorge Masvidal scored a significant upset by knocking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone out with a series of second-round punches. In doing so, he ended the fan favorite’s four-fight win-streak, and established himself as a legitimate welterweight contender. Having emerged as a bona...

Feb 22, 2017 6:38 am

Derrick Lewis continues to troll Travis Browne and Ronda Rousey

Last Sunday, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Derrick Lewis weathered an early bit of adversity to club Travis Browne into unconsciousness with a right hand and a series of ground strikes. In the wake of this thunderous win, Lewis criticized Browne for the allegations of domestic abuse that linger in...

Feb 22, 2017 6:06 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson shares some inside information on Mayweather vs. McGregor

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Fans, pundits, and fighters alike have been wondering for months if this bout will actually happen, and if it does, which of the two stars will come out on...

Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC 209 broadcast team announced

In just two weeks, fight fans will tune into a highly anticipated night of fights for UFC 209 on March 4th. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson, in a fight which will serve as a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC welterweight championship. The first...

Feb 21, 2017 12:48 pm

Cris Cyborg explains ramifications of USADA failed drug test

Exciting news surfaced this month that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had been cleared of her USADA anti-doping violation stemming from a random out-of-competition drug test in December. While Cyborg was initially flagged for the potential doping violation, UFC President Dana White expressed his faith in the situation, stating that he believes Cyborg...

Feb 21, 2017 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson discusses potential fight with friend Georges St-Pierre

Earlier this month we learned that, after months of conflicting rumors, reports, and updates, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had resolved their issues and agreed on the terms for a new contract. With this development, St-Pierre suddenly has a smorgasbord of exciting matchup possibilities on his table, ranging from middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...