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Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

Sep 2, 2012 10:45 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Kim Couture says Rousey vs. Cyborg would be the FOTY

Whether you love her or hate her, there is absolutely no denying that Ronda Rousey is the hottest fighter in MMA today. I’m not even talking about her physical hotness, which some could make a case that she is leading that department as well but no other athlete in the sport is on fire right...


Aug 30, 2012 10:46 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier Discusses Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & UFC 151

  Daniel Cormier is preparing to face former two-time UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir in what will be the biggest fight of his three year mixed martial arts career. Cormier is certainly no stranger to success having twice made the US Olympic team and having won gold medals in the 2002 Pan American Championships and...

Aug 28, 2012 7:08 am

Exclusive | Luke Rockhold talks Anderson, UFC Crossovers, Kennedy, and More | MMA NEWS

Luke Rockhold is currently the king of the middleweight division – in Strikeforce. While he does cherish the title of Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke knows that the path to the undisputed global number one is in the UFC. The list of challengers in the Strikeforce 185 pound weight class is short. So short that Keith...

Aug 22, 2012 9:53 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Rick Roufus Blog Week Two

This past week was awesome on every level. I feel awesome physically and mentally. My kids started school and I drive them every day at 8am and pick them up at 3. My training last week went really well, I am feeling good, strong and extremely confident as I head into my fight with Mighty...

Aug 17, 2012 9:19 am

Exclusive | Joe Lauzon, "I just go out and win"

Joe Lauzon vaulted himself in to a place no other fighter has been before with his submission win over Jamie Varner on the UFC on Fox 4 main card. He received a Fight of the Night Bonus, and a Submission of the Night Bonus for his victory. With those awards, Lauzon also became the all-time...

Aug 17, 2012 7:51 am

BJ Penn.Com Exclusive: Eddie Alvarez on His Future, Past & His Family

The more people you ask the more you will hear that Eddie Alvarez is going to be joining the UFC once his contract with Bellator expires later on this year. It’s hard to begrudge the man after all he has accomplished in the sport, he has every right to want to test himself against the...

Aug 14, 2012 9:38 am

Exclusive: Rick Roufus Week 1 Blog

Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Kickboxing legend Rick “The Jet” Roufus as he prepares to face Mighty Mo in the 2012 K-1 Rising U.S. Grand Prix Championship on September 8th in Los Angeles, CA. Beginning this week, Roufus will detail his training and whatever else he has going on in his life...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 13, 2012 9:09 pm

Exclusive: Shannon Knapp says "Karate Hottie" will debut at Invicta FC 3

There isn’t an MMA organization in the world right now, other than the UFC and Strikeforce, with as much momentum and fan appeal as the Invicta Fighting Championships. The promotion, which is focused entirely on female fighters, has only been producing events since April of this year but judging from the amount of viewers they...

Aug 9, 2012 7:27 am

Exclusive: Ovince St. Preux Ready to Rebound From Loss to Mousasi

Strikeforce light heavyweight Ovince St. Preux has spent the last eight months preparing for August 18th. The last time fans saw him inside the cage he was losing via decision to Gegard Mousasi at Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal. The defeat snapped an eight fight winning streak for the Knoxville, Tennessee resident who was well on...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...