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Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:15 am

PED Testing Expert: ‘If You Want A Clean Sport, Toughen Up’

World renowned drug testing expert Dr. Don Catlin, who founded the UCLA’s Olympic Analytical Lab, joined Bas Rutten, and Kenny Rice on Inside MMA to discuss the recent PED issues in MMA, and called for promotions to take control of their drug testing procedures in order to have a cleaner sport.

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 16, 2015 6:46 am

Frank Mir: ‘TRT Just Put A Band-Aid On The Problem’

As Frank Mir gears up to fight Bigfoot Silva on Sunday in Brazil, many fans have taken note that this will be Mir’s first Octagon appearance since the ban of TRT, almost a year ago to date. Mir was one of the fighters who was given a TUE (Testosterone Use Exemption) which allowed him to...

Feb 16, 2015 6:28 am

CM Punk: ‘Lesnar Offered To Help Me Prepare For UFC Debut’

As we anxiously await the UFC debut of former WWE champion CM Punk, we can only speculate as to when he will make his debut later this year. CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, is currently training at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee alongside the likes of Anthony Pettis, Tyron Woodley, Ben Askren, and more elite...

Feb 16, 2015 5:06 am

Brandon Thatch Thanks Fans After Loss To Henderson

Following his 4th round submission loss to Benson Henderson, Brandon Thatch was in good spirits, all things considered. Thatch, who had his 10-fight win streak snapped at the hands of the former lightweight champion, took to Twitter to thank his fans. Had so much fun last night! Love my life. Thanks for the support:) —...

Feb 16, 2015 5:05 am

Benson Henderson Thanks Fans For Support Following Win Over Thatch

“This W goes towards all my teammates, #MMALabElite #LABElite, #LABPride, my brothers & sisters who help me grow & get #OnePercentBetter every day…love you boys & girls #BestGymInTheWorld #AsIronSharpensIron… #TheOnceAndFutureKing BH” A photo posted by Benson Henderson (@bensonhenderson) on Feb 15, 2015 at 2:15pm PST (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Following his 4th round...

Feb 16, 2015 5:03 am

Renowned Nutritionist: ‘Modern Weight Cutting Practices Are Primitive’

There has been much talk lately of weight cutting, mainly, what can be done to prevent fighters from cutting too much weight, and potentially harming themselves in the process. UFC 183 showcased the major problem with weight cutting. Kelvin Gastelum was sick, and weighed in 9 pounds overweight. John Lineker, who fought on the preliminary...

Feb 16, 2015 5:02 am

John Dodson: Demetrious Johnson Needs To “Pop”

Demetrious Johnson is arguably one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world, despite that, the flyweight division is often overlooked by many fans. Top ranked UFC flyweight, John Dodson, believes that is because Johnson needs to promote his fights better. He explained to MMAFighting: “Demetrious Johnson is doing something that a lot...

Feb 16, 2015 5:01 am

Yves Edwards Hilarious Review Of ’50 Shades Of Grey’ Movie

UFC veteran Yves Edwards recently retired from MMA competition, but is still keeping in touch with his fans via his Facebook page. On ‘Valentine’s Day’, Edwards posted the following hilarious story of his experience going to see ’50 Shades Of Grey’ with his wife. Post by Yves Edwards. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...

Feb 15, 2015 4:25 pm

Fighters React To Henderson Fighting With A Toothpick In His Mouth

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Broomfield” Benson Henderson submitted Brandon Thatch in the 4th round. What caught the eye of fans though, besides the finish, was when Henderson once against produced a toothpick from his mouth, just seconds after defeating Thatch (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter...

Feb 15, 2015 4:24 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Plans To End 2015 As Lightweight Champion

Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly a full year. The last time ‘The Eagle’ was in the Octagon, he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos via unanimous decision. Following the win, it was announced that Nurmagomedov would fight Donald Cerrone, in what many believed to be a #1 contender matchup. However, less than an...

Feb 15, 2015 4:05 pm

McGregor Was Briefly The Betting Favorite Against Aldo

Last week, for a brief period of time, Irish fight fans were betting so heavily on Conor McGregor defeating Jose Aldo, that McGregor was at one point the betting favorite, and Aldo was the underdog. Aldo and McGregor are set to fight at UFC 189 on July 11th in Las Vegas, and while betting lines...

Feb 15, 2015 4:05 pm

Zingano: ‘Rousey Has Never Dealt With Anyone Like Me Before’

Ahead of Cat Zingano’s UFC 184 title match against Ronda Rousey later this month, ‘Alpha’ many have questioned if she will be the woman to defeat Rousey. Zingano is supremely confident that she can defeat Rousey, and believes that Rousey is only the champion because she was given the opportunity to fight for the belt...

Feb 15, 2015 3:59 pm

Demian Maia Blames Opponents For Lack Of Submission Wins

Demian Maia is arguably one of the most accomplished Jiu-Jitsu practitioners currently competing in MMA. With 9 of his 19 professional MMA wins coming by way of submission, Maia is one of the most lethal submission artists in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC Fight Night 62 bout against Ryan LaFlare, Maia spoke about why...

Feb 15, 2015 2:34 pm

BJPenn.Com Radio Tonight At 7 P.M. Shawn Jordan & Terrion “Flash” Ware

LISTEN LIVE HERE LISTEN LIVE HERE Our first guest tonight is the UFC’s own Shawn “The Savage” Jordan. Shawn is coming off his first performance of the night bonus at UFC 182. Shawn won the fight by KO at 2:57 of Round 1. We will talk with Shawn about where he fits into the Heavyweight...

Feb 15, 2015 2:16 pm

Dana White Shuts Down Henderson vs. MacDonald Fight Talks

Last night after Benson Henderson defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission, he revealed that if Rory MacDonald was still in need of an opponent for UFC 186, he would be happy to step in for Hector Lombard, who was popped for PEDs after his UFC 182 win over Josh Burkman. Immediately the MMA world...

Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...