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Oct 6, 2016 11:42 am

Roy Nelson temporarily suspended by Superior Justice Court of MMA

Last month, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson left the MMA world stunned when he knocked out heavyweight veteran Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva in the second round of their highly anticipated scrap in Brasilia. While the finish was an impressive one for Nelson, it was his post-fight actions that brought him attention. While referee Big John McCarthy was...

Oct 5, 2016 7:42 pm

Georges St-Pierre says he will be making a big announcement next week!

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not competed inside the octagon since his November of 2013 split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in Las Vegas. The Canadian mixed martial arts legend, St-Pierre, recently spoke with Quebec sports media outlet “RDS” where he claimed that a big announcement is coming next week. @adirthe...

Oct 4, 2016 8:26 pm

VIDEO – This day in MMA history: Scott Coker’s Birthday

Scott Coker took over operations for Bellator MMA back in 2014, when Viacom replaced Bjorn Rebney with the former Strikeforce president. Ever since, Bellator has signed some massive free agents, from Rory MacDonald to Benson Henderson. Bellator’s Facebook page pasted a video on Monday in celebration of Coker’s birthday, and some of the major successes...

Sep 20, 2016 10:20 am

EXCLUSIVE: Josh Thomson reveals his next fight in Bellator

Bellator lightweight and former UFC lightweight title contender Josh Thomson was one of the first and highest profile fighters to jump ship from the UFC to Bellator last year. Now 2-0 in his new promotion, Thomson spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com Rapid Fire and discussed who he plans on fighting next and why: “I think right...

Sep 18, 2016 9:23 am

Reebok Outfitting Payout for UFC Fight Night 94: Uriah Hall nets $5,000

Last night, the UFC touched down in Hidalgo, Texas with an extremely exciting card, highlighted by some amazing first-round finishes. At the time of this writing, the official fight purses of the 24 fighters on the card has not yet been disclosed. We do, however, know how much each fighter took home via the UFC’s Athlete...

Sep 16, 2016 6:10 pm

Exclusive | BJ Penn on Chael Sonnen’s Move to Bellator: I’m Gonna Watch What Chael Sonnen Does

Last night, news broke that former UFC middleweight and light heavyweight title challenger Chael Sonnen had signed with Bellator MMA. Shortly thereafter, Sonnen took to Twitter to address this surprising move, while several notable reporters announced that the fan favorite mouth-piece had already called for a bout with Bellator light heavyweight Tito Ortiz. The Rulers...

Aug 31, 2016 2:40 pm

VIDEO | Watch Rory MacDonald Get a Warm Welcome to Bellator

One of the biggest stories of the last week has been Rory MacDonald’s move from the UFC to Bellator, where a long list of exciting new matchups now await him. Now that the dust has settled, Bellator has released some awesome, behind the scenes footage of MacDonald’s first moments as a Bellator fighter. Watch the video above to...

Aug 31, 2016 2:46 am

Michael Chandler Says He’d Fight Rory MacDonald At Welterweight

Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler’s immediate future looks like it could get very interesting. We know that he’ll be taking on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on November 19. Should he pass that test, Chandler can then look forward to a scrap with another UFC veteran in Josh Thompson, and perhaps even to a...

Aug 30, 2016 10:06 pm

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson calls out Ariel Helwani for basketball game

[ooyala code=”FqcGhtNTE6ipkhpsVadtDljiKLYxKwmd” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″ autoplay=”true”] UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the pound for pound kingpin of MMA at the present time. After being forced to withdraw from his UFC 201 scrap with Wilson Reis in July, Johnson has decided to look to showcase his talents outside of the Octagon. ‘Mighty Mouse’...

Aug 30, 2016 9:32 am

UFC on FOX 21 gets worst ratings ever for a FOX UFC card

Following UFC 202’s record breaking event, last weekend’s UFC on FOX 21 was the first time a FOX card averaged less than two million viewers, according to a final rating analysis for all 2016 UFC cards on FOX. Headlined by former interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit and Demian Maia, UFC on FOX 21 pulled in...

Aug 29, 2016 8:32 am

Patricio “Pitbull” Freire Will Not Need Surgery After Bellator 160 Loss

Last Friday, in the main event of Bellator 160, former Bellator featherweight champion Patricio “Pitbull” Freire took on former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson for the chance to fight Michael Chandler for the Bellator lightweight title. Unfortunately, the bout turned into a bit of a disaster for the Brazilian slugger. Despite a strong first round,...

Aug 25, 2016 3:21 pm

Donald Cerrone signs new UFC contract

This past Saturday, UFC veteran Donald Cerrone stepped into the Octagon to fight welterweight Rick Story in what was the final fight of his UFC contract. After putting on arguably the best performance of his career, Cerrone stated that he planned on re-signing with the promotion. Now, news has surfaced via MMAJunkie that Cerrone has...

Aug 13, 2016 10:18 am

VIDEO | MMA stars and legends discuss formation of Fighter’s Union

This week, history was made as the Fighter’s Union was officially formed. The news certainly shook the MMA world to its core, however just weeks prior to the official announcement, UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt called for fighters to unionize after it was revealed that Brock Lesnar failed not only an out-of-competition drug test, but also...

Aug 11, 2016 9:17 pm

Cung Le calls on fighters to join MMA Fighters Association

This week, it was revealed that the Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Association was officially formed as part of the Professional Fighter’s Association. The news comes on the heels of UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt calling for fighters to unionize after it was revealed that Brock Lesnar had failed a pre-fight and fight night drug test revolving...

Aug 9, 2016 10:20 am

Will 23-year-old Mackenzie Dern become a bigger star than Ronda Rousey?

23-year-old Mackenzie Dern made her MMA debut at LFC 58 in July. The jiu-jitsu wizard put on a dominating performance for all three rounds of her fight with Kenia Rosas and ended up winning a unanimous decision. Dern is honing her MMA skills with former UFC lightweight champion and current Bellator star Benson Henderson at...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 7, 2016 2:09 am

MMA community reacts to Jon Jones’ potential USADA violation

Late Wednesday, the UFC announced that UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the UFC 200 main event fight against champion Daniel Cormier for a “potential anti-doping policy violation.” With the UFC light heavyweight title fight just days away, everyone in the MMA community was shocked at the news. Here is how...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez. RDA is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes wins over Jason High, Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and most recently Donald Cerrone....

Jun 4, 2016 2:21 pm

UFC 199 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 199 event in Inglewood, California? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight on the card! Main Card (Pay-Per View) (c) Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping – Bisping KO’s Rockhold at 3:36 of round one...

Jun 3, 2016 10:12 am

Knockdown stats of UFC 199 fighters

Tomorrow night in Inglewood, California, fight fans will witness an action packed night of fights co-headlined by a trilogy bout between Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber, as well as a headlining bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Ahead of UFC 199, which is undoubtably a stacked event, take a look at the offensive and...

May 31, 2016 9:49 am

PHOTO | Striking stats for UFC 199 fighters

This Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood, California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year, featuring a middleweight showdown between Luke Rockhold & Michael Bisping in the main event, and the trilogy fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber in the co-main event. Ahead of the fight, take...