14139 Search Results for mma

Feb 17, 2015 1:58 pm

Rockhold: ‘Marijuana shouldn’t be on the banned substance list’

I don’t think it’s a performance enhancer by any means. I don’t smoke it anymore, but I used to smoke weed when I was in high school, and I understand where Diaz is coming from. He has a medical marijuana card. It’s like he’s licensed to smoke. I barely see how he should be punished...

Feb 17, 2015 1:52 pm

Barnett: ‘Calling out Lesnar and CM Punk cowardly’

“That would be huge business. It would be a great match to make happen. I can never make that, I could never force the issue. But I’ve always put my voice out there in terms of wanting that fight. Then again, at this point it just sounds like I’m joining the chorus of all the...

Feb 16, 2015 9:08 pm

Brown: ‘Beating Hendricks Is The Key To A Title Shot’

Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently coming off of a hard fought decision loss to Robbie Lawler. The loss snapped a 7 fight win streak for Brown, and cost him a shot at the welterweight title, which Lawler went on to win. On March 14th, Matt Brown will have the chance to earn a #1...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 pm

Faber Turned Down Dillashaw Fight, Wants McGregor

Since TJ Dillashaw won the bantamweight strap from Renan Barao at UFC 173 in May of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential teammate vs. teammate fight between Dillashaw and longtime friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. UFC President Dana White has tried on several occasions to try and make the bout happen, but...

Feb 16, 2015 4:54 pm

Cyborg Confident She Will Get A Fight Against Rousey

Cris Cyborg vs. Ronda Rousey is arguably one of the biggest potential superfights of the modern era. Cyborg and Rousey admittedly don’t like one another, however it looked like a superfight was possible down the line several months ago when Cyborg was set to make her Invicta FC bantamweight debut. Unfortunately, a serious injury forced...

Feb 16, 2015 4:45 pm

Benson Henderson Explains Why He Fights With A Toothpick

One of the strangest, and arguably most dangerous practices in all of MMA comes from the one and only, ‘Smooth’ Benson Henderson. The former lightweight champion admittedly has a bad habit of carrying a toothpick in his mouth at all times, including training sessions, and even in his fights. The toothpick was first spotted after...

Feb 16, 2015 4:36 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘I Would Never Touch PEDs’

As Urijah Faber gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Frankie Edgar in May, he sounded off on the topic everyone has been talking about, PEDs. Faber has been in the sport professionally for 12 years, and his bout with Edgar will mark his 40th professional fight. As a veteran of both...

Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 4:26 pm

Erick Silva Plans To Submit Ben Saunders In Rio De Janeiro

Erick Silva is coming off a dominant first round submission win over Mike Rhodes recently at “UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Dollaway” in December, and is looking to build momentum with a potential win over Ben Saunders at “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st. Saunders won’t be an easy win however, as he is...

Feb 16, 2015 4:19 pm

Dillashaw On Demetrious Johnson: “He Don’t Want To Fight Me”

Recently there was some buzz regarding a potential superfight between the flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, and bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw. Johnson revealed that he and Dillashaw agreed to fight for $2 million, however he knew that wasn’t realistic (See that HERE). Now, Dillashaw is discussing the idea of the fight, and gave his thoughts to...

Feb 16, 2015 4:18 pm

Lawler, And Rockhold, Land Major Deals With Adidas

Welterweight champion Robbie Lawler, and top ranked UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold have both signed landmark deals with Adidas Combat Sports USA. Both fighters were already signed to Adidas, however both men renewed their contracts. Adidas Combat Sports sent out a press release, which BJPENN.com received. New York, NY and Portland, OR – Robbie Lawler and...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

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...