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Sep 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Travis Browne’s coach explains Fabricio Werdum vs. Edmond Tarverdyan scuffle

In the co-main event of UFC 203 earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum squared off against Travis Browne in a highly anticipated rematch. Going into the fight, Werdum was very open about the fact that the fight was a big one for his career. After returning to the UFC and going on...

Sep 17, 2016 3:28 pm

Ricardo Lamas on fight with BJ Penn: I’m not going to be a stepping stone

In less than a month, our namesake, BJ Penn, will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon in the main event of UFC Manilla as he faces #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas. The fight will serve as not only Penn’s return to the Octagon, but also his featherweight debut. While Penn was originally slated...

Sep 17, 2016 1:10 pm

UFC on FOX analyst giving Dustin Poirier slight advantage against Michael Johnson

UFC analyst and former welterweight title contender Dan Hardy believes Dustin Poirier will have the edge going into Saturday night’s fight against Michael Johnson at UFC Fight Night 94. Poirer (20-4) has been on a four-fight win streak since moving up to lightweight from featherweight, while Johnson looks to get back on track after a...

Sep 17, 2016 1:02 pm

Duane ‘Bang’ Ludwig recalls Master Thong betting against Urijah Faber

‘Master Thong’ has been a staple of Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male gym for quite some time. In addition to being one of the best striking coaches on the planet, Master Thong has caught the eye of several MMA fans with his hilarious and over-the-top fight night outfits when he’s cornering fighters. Unfortunately however, several...

Sep 17, 2016 11:36 am

TJ Dillashaw: “I don’t even want to beat Urijah up. It’s not worth my time. “

The bantamweight division has been in a state of unrest since Dominick Cruz reclaimed the title over TJ Dillashaw back in January. With the emergence of contenders like Cody Garbrandt, the idea of who gets the next title shot becomes even murkier. Former champion TJ Dillashaw discussed the landscape of the 135 pound division, and...

Sep 17, 2016 11:31 am

Dana White got “f**king abused online” for blocking Mickey Gall’s walkout song

Prior to Mickey Gall’s UFC 203 scrap with CM Punk, it was revealed that UFC President Dana White had blocked Gall’s walkout song. The song in question? ‘Mickey’ by Toni Basil. While Gall stood backstage just moments before his walkout, he was shocked when his walkout song started playing: “Oh Mickey, you’re so fine You’re...

Sep 17, 2016 10:57 am

Brenden Schaub: Stipe Miocic is almost impossible to submit

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his UFC 203 TKO win over Alistair Overeem earlier this month in Cleveland, Ohio. The win marked the first title defense for the Ohio native, who won the heavyweight championship earlier this year when he knocked MMA legend Fabricio Werdum out cold. In the first round of...

Sep 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen joins Bellator 161 live

The American Gangster has arrived! Welcome to #BellatorNation @chaelsonnen! #Bellator161 pic.twitter.com/P9Lcbir1yC — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) September 17, 2016 Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently announced that he had ended his MMA retirement, and had signed an exclusive, multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. Sonnen, who had remained adamant on his retirement throughout the course of...

Sep 17, 2016 9:14 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans on the mitts ahead of middleweight debut

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Sep 17, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | First look at Conor McGregor in ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been in the United States working on motion capture for ‘Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare’. ‘The Notorious’ gave fans a first look at what his character would look like in the game. Shortly after, footage emerged of McGregor doing motion capture for the game, leaving fans wanting more. Now,...

Sep 17, 2016 8:09 am

Michael Johnson sends Dustin Poirier a warning ahead of ‘UFC Hidalgo’

Saturday night in Hidalgo, Texas, #7 ranked lightweight Dustin Poirier, and #10 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson will step into the Octagon to clash in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Hidalgo’. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Poirier will enter the bout on a 4-fight win streak that has seen him...

Sep 17, 2016 7:48 am

Tito Ortiz reacts to Chael Sonnen calling him out

Earlier this week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no word was given on when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, he did reveal that he was looking to make his debut against former UFC champion...

Sep 17, 2016 5:36 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn Reacts to Potential Fights with Aldo, Pettis and Holloway

In just one month’s time, former two-division UFC champion BJ Penn will make his long-awaited return to the Octagon. He’ll be taking on the talented Ricardo Lamas in the five-round, featherweight main event of the UFC’s October 15 return to the Philippines. Should Penn win this bout with Lamas, who has long stood out as...

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...

Sep 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Thiago Alves vs. Al Iaquinta scratched from UFC 205

While UFC 205 is still quite a ways away, the event has already experienced two fallouts in regards to scheduled matchups. The first was Robbie Lawler vs. Donald Cerrone, which was the first fight announced for the event. Almost immediately after the bout was announced, former welterweight champion Robbie Lawler pulled out of the fight,...

Sep 16, 2016 2:18 pm

Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson official for UFC 205

While UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley may have been quick to shut down Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show after winning the welterweight championship, the pair are now slated to fight at UFC 205 in New York. On the #UFCHidalgo weigh in show, @TWooodley confirms he’ll be fighting @WonderboyMMA at #UFC205...

Sep 16, 2016 12:05 pm

Details emerge on targeted Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt bout

Since Dominick Cruz convincingly defeated Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199 back in June, he has been on a collision course with Faber’s protege, Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt has been on a tear of the UFC’s bantamweight division, going 5-0 in the UFC, finishing all but one of his opponents via KO/TKO. Following...

Sep 16, 2016 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJPENN.COM’s Rapid Fire episode 1 with BJ Penn

[soundcloud url=”https://api.soundcloud.com/tracks/283207968″ params=”auto_play=false&hide_related=false&show_comments=true&show_user=true&show_reposts=false&visual=true” width=”100%” height=”450″ iframe=”true” /] Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was a recent guest on BJPENN.com’s “Rapid Fire”, with host Chris Taylor, where he discussed a number of different topics including his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas which takes place next month in Manila, Philippines. “The Prodigy”, who has not...

Sep 16, 2016 11:11 am

Exclusive | BJ Penn on GSP: That’s Why Nobody Will Remember His Name

We’re now just one month away from the hotly anticipated Octagon return of MMA legend B.J. Penn. The Hawaiian great will be taking on dangerous featherweight Ricardo Lamas in the main event of the UFC’s return to Manila on October 15. As we eagerly await Penn’s comeback, another legend of the sport appears to be...

Sep 16, 2016 10:21 am

Rory MacDonald up for “gangster weight” fight with Chael Sonnen

Less than 24 hours ago, former UFC middleweight, and light heavyweight, title challenger Chael Sonnen announced that he had ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. While no date was given for Sonnen’s first fight, there was some speculation regarding whether Sonnen would fight at middleweight, or light heavyweight given...

Sep 16, 2016 9:31 am

Frankie Edgar randomly tested by USADA

At the end of the first year of random out-of-competition testing, the US Anti-Doping Agency expressed their desire to increase the number of out-of-competition drug tests in the program’s second year with the UFC. Former UFC lightweight champion, and #2 ranked UFC featherweight, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar took to Instagram to reveal that he was...

Sep 16, 2016 9:06 am

Uriah Hall Blasts “idiot” Derek Brunson: He’s Scared and Weak-Minded

Derek Brunson has made no secret of his disdain for Uriah Hall in advance of their middleweight showdown this Saturday. The Strikeforce veteran has spent the past few months lambasting his upcoming foe, even accusing him of PED-use on several occasions. Unsurprisingly, Brunson’s verbal onslaught hasn’t gone over well with Hall, and in a recent interview...

Sep 16, 2016 8:26 am

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Looking Razor Sharp in Training

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Sep 16, 2016 8:18 am

Scott Coker gives brief reaction to Chael Sonnen signing with Bellator

Thursday evening, it was announced that former UfC title challenger Chael Sonnen had officially ended his retirement, and signed an exclusive multi-fight contract with Bellator MMA. At the time of the announcement, there had been no word given as to when Sonnen would be making his Bellator MMA debut, however it was revealed that Sonnen...

Sep 16, 2016 7:18 am

CB Dollaway Still Stuck in Cleveland After Freak Elevator Injury

Last week, UFC middleweight veteran CB Dollaway was marching straight toward a light heavyweight bout with Brazil’s Francimar Barroso. The two were scheduled to meet on the undercard of UFC 203, at the Quicken Loans Arena in Cleveland, Ohio. Unfortunately, Dollaway would never make it into the Octagon, as he was forced to withdraw from the...