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Aug 18, 2014 4:25 pm

Sydney Crosby Reaches Out To TJ Grant During Concussion Recovery

TJ Grant has been absent from the Octagon for nearly a year after suffering a concussion during training while rolling JiuJitsu, and hasn’t been able to shake the adverse effects from the concussion. He revealed that one of the NHL’s biggest stars, Sydney Crosby reached out to him to offer support since Crosby missed nearly...

Aug 18, 2014 8:14 am

Dana White Agrees With Sara McMann, Admits Octagon Canvas Needs Changing

Following her razor close split decision win over Lauren Murphy this past Saturday, former women’s bantamweight title challenger Sara McMann complained there was sand all over the Octagon canvas and that she slipped multiple times on the slick canvas. McMann commented in the post-fight press conference about it saying: “I didn’t like the canvas, and...

Aug 16, 2014 11:42 am

Masvidal Talks Sponsorship Dollars And The Need For More – EXCLUSIVE

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby Green,...


Aug 15, 2014 1:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 47 Weigh-In Results & Broadcast Info

Earlier today, from the Cross Insurance Center in Bangor, Maine, UFC Fight Night 47 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters hit the mark. The full weigh-in results, with broadcast information, are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Ryan Bader (205) vs. Ovince Saint Preux (205) Gray...

Aug 14, 2014 9:32 am

Teammate: ‘They should let Vitor use TRT against Weidman’

“It’s scary. He is in a world of trouble. I almost feel bad like they should let him use TRT for this fight because it’s going to get ugly. Chris is a huge 185lber. Vitor off the TRT looks like a 170lber. Vitor is a great guy, I just feel like he is in over...

Aug 13, 2014 7:04 pm

Sonnen: “I tried to game the system”

“I didn’t think I’d be tested for another 44 days.” “I was hit on a surprise test that was 44 days before a fight. Generally in our business we’re tested fight night, so whatever it is you’re doing or you’re not doing, you gotta show up clean on fight day. When I talk about being...

Aug 13, 2014 11:47 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC’s Finest Have Words For War Machine

The Las Vegas PD and Dog The Bounty Hunter aren’t the only ones interested in getting their hands on War Machine. Some of the UFC’s top men are also calling out the former TUF contestant. Check it: @WarMachine170 I'm coming for you bro! — uriah hall (@UriahHallMMA) August 11, 2014 @WarMachine170 turn yourself in —...

Aug 12, 2014 5:02 am

Jingliang Li vs. Nordine Taleb Set For Fight Night 54

UFC Fight Night 54, which takes place October 4th from Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada just picked up another bout. TUF vet Nordine Taleb will face Jingliang ‘The Leech’ Li. Li is coming off a split decision win in his UFC debut earlier this summer over David Michaud at UFC 173. Taleb on the other hand...

Aug 5, 2014 12:03 pm

Jones Slams Cormier, Promises “Malicious, Violent Things”

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were involved in the biggest mishap in Ultimate Media Day history that saw Cormier push Jones in the throat, and Jones throwing strikes. Today the two were interviewed (in separate rooms) on Fox Sports 1 to finish their promotional duties for the UFC 178 card, where Jones promised there...

Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am

Patrick Cote: 11 Knee Surgeries In 12 Years of MMA

Injuries are common place in Mixed Martial Arts, and so are surgeries to repair them. Which is why it makes sense that a fighter, with the longevity of Patrick Cote, may have had multiple surgeries on the same part of the body. In a recent interview, the former UFC title challenger explained that since his...

Jul 30, 2014 2:53 pm

Two More UFC Fighters Popped For Illegal Performance Enhancers

The UFC’s performance enhancing drug issue, is near train-wreck proportions. With a record number of testing failures in 2014, many are wondering how deep-rooted this problem actually is. In the latest development coming out of Nevada, two new fighters, who took part in the UFC’s international fight week over July 4 weekend, have been tested...

Jul 28, 2014 5:02 pm

Hendricks Excited For Lawler Rematch, Wants GSP Still

Johny Hendricks found out who his next opponent will be this past Saturday when watching Robbie Lawler capture a decision victory over Matt Brown at UFC on Fox 12. Today he joined Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour to discuss his rematch with Robbie Lawler, and how fighting with two arms this time will make...

Jul 28, 2014 9:52 am

Junior Dos Santos Eyes November Return Against Stipe Miocic

Junior Dos Santos hasn’t seen Octagon action since October of 2013 when he suffered a brutal beating at the hands of Cain Velasquez, however Dos Santos was supposed to fight Stipe Miocic in May at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale, but had to pull out of the fight with a broken hand. Dos Santos explains...

Jul 23, 2014 10:59 am

Dana White: “Rousey is the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with”

“She’s (expletive) fascinating. She’s the greatest athlete I’ve ever worked with on every level. Everybody talks about how I’m always Ronda this and Ronda that. It’s hard not to be Ronda this and Ronda that when you deal with her. Look at the attention she gets. We have her doing all this crazy shit. She’s...

Jul 14, 2014 5:59 pm

A Look Back at B.J. Penn’s Amazing Mixed Martial Arts Career

Former UFC lightweight & welterweight champion B.J. Penn retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this following his third career loss to Frankie Edgar, which he suffered on July 6th at the TUF 19 Finale in Las Vegas. It was a disappointing end to what was an incredible mixed martial arts career for the...

Jul 10, 2014 11:40 pm

Zingano Returns! Set To Fight Nunes In Vegas

UFC No. 1 contender, Cat Zingano is finally set to return to action following a rough run-of-things on the sidelines. While prepped for a possible title fight, a Ronda Rousey injury has put that prospect too far out. Rather than wait for what’s hers, Zingano has agreed to fight the very dangerous Amanda Nunes. The...

Jul 10, 2014 9:19 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey’s Injured And Stitched Hand – OUCH!

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey impressed once again in her latest dismantling of a title challenger last weekend in the UFC 175 co-main event against Alexis Davis. After starting her career with repeated arm bars, the undefeated UFC champion has finished her last two fights with strikes. (See the replay HERE) The Caption Reads,[email protected] on...

Jul 10, 2014 7:10 pm

QUICK TWITT | War Machine Skeptical Of New Bellator Regime

Viacom owned, Bellator MMA has gone under some major changes in the last month. A new president, the cancellation of the tournament format and season concept, and much more. The company has released several fighters and the staff backstage is getting some major shake-ups too. The former Bellator Regime was a big fan of many...

Jul 10, 2014 9:35 am

Both UFC and WSOF Bring in Big Numbers over July 4 Weekend

This past weekend was a strong one for mixed martial arts. In addition to International Fight Week in Vegas ending with two UFC events, World Series of Fighting aired on Saturday, drawing in almost four times more views than it’s usual broadcast. The UFC 175 prelims on Saturday night saw 1 million views, which is...

Jul 10, 2014 6:38 am

Overeem vs. Rothwell, Mitrione vs. Lewis Added to UFC Fight Night 50

UFC Fight Night 50 will bring fight fans to the Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Ledyard, Connecticut on September 5th, and with this event will come two hard-hitting heavyweight bouts: Allistair Overeem vs. Ben Rothwell and Matt Mitrione vs. Derrick Lewis. Overeem most recently saw a desicion victory at UFC 169 against Frank Mir after...

Jul 9, 2014 7:05 pm

“The Sky’s the limit for Weidman,” says UFC Boss

“The sky’s the limit for him. He’s the first guy I’ve ever seen so proud to be American… He comes off really well in every way, shape and form. The respect he showed Anderson (Silva), he’s like, ‘I love being aligned with Anderson Silva. He’s the greatest ever and he deserves that respect.’ It’s good...

Jul 8, 2014 3:56 pm

BJ Penn: A Fighter Retires

By: Thomas Gerbasi via UFC.com : There was always a running joke among a couple members of the UFC production team and myself when it came to BJ Penn. Event after event we would trade our war stories, trying to top each other by revealing the journey it took to finally track down the ever-elusive “Prodigy.” After it was...

Jul 8, 2014 2:53 pm

Stefan Struve: Fainting Spell Unrelated To Heart Condition

Stefan Struve was supposed to make his return to the Octagon this past Saturday against Matt Mitrione, however just several fights before his, he experienced a fainting spell and was deemed unable to compete. Struve has been out of competition for quite some time after it was discovered that he has a leaky aortic valve,...

Jul 8, 2014 5:01 am

TWITTER BEEF: Matt Hughes Defends Hendricks Against Ben Askren

Earlier today we brought you news that Ben Askren had been taking shots at UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks via Twitter during the TUF 19 Finale. Now, UFC legend Matt Hughes has decided to get in on the action and defend the champ. Check out the series of Tweets below: @Benaskren @MMARoasted @JohnyHendricks You talk...

Jul 7, 2014 8:11 am

B.J. Penn: I Needed Closure

Following a disappointing loss to Frankie Edgar, BJ Penn spoke to the media about why he got back in the Octagon for another fight saying: “I’m thinking to myself, why did you step back into that octagon after the beating that Rory MacDonald gave you? The reason is because I really needed to find out....

Jul 7, 2014 1:20 am

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To BJ Penn’s Retirement

Things didn’t go BJ Penn’s way against Frankie Edgar, who stopped Penn in the third round via strikes during TUF 19 finale main event. After the fight, during the in-cage interview, Penn alluded to his retirement from the sport. Here’s just a few of the reactions from the MMA world via Twitter. I tell everyone...

Jul 6, 2014 11:01 pm

Dana White: Aldo/Mendes Could Still Happen

Frankie Edgar put on an impressive display against BJ Penn tonight and escaped the octagon in good shape. Social media started speculating the possibility of Frankie Edgar stepping in to save the UFC 176 card by facing Chad Mendes in the new main-event, but the UFC President hushed those rumors quickly. Dana White confirmed during...