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Nov 6, 2015 7:00 am

Anthony Johnson: ‘Jon was always the champ’

Top UFC light heavyweight Anthony Johnson has been reignited now that his division has a returning top talent in Jon Jones, who is bound to shake the division. Johnson who lost a title fight with UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with MMA Junkie on how the former champion, Jon Jones is bringing something...

Nov 6, 2015 7:00 am

Anderson Silva hints on comeback with more focus than ever

UFC legend Anderson Silva announced on his Facebook page that he is ready to come back to the UFC. The former UFC middleweight champion often talked about in pound-for-pound lists was suspended for one year after testing positive for steroids in his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva posted a photo with this...

Nov 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Exclusive video: Rousey’s coach talks keys to victory against Holm

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s highly anticipated UFC 193 bout against Holly Holm on November 14th at the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia, Rousey’s coach Edmond Tarverdyan spoke with BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage to discuss what ‘Rowdy’ need to do in order to win the bout and retain the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.

Nov 5, 2015 12:57 pm

Anthony Johnson doesn’t think Cormier has earned enough to make demands

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has made a couple things clear holding the title. He wants some time off, and that he does not want to fight Jon Jones at his hometown in New York. Recent opponent of Cormier in Anthony Johnson says that the champ hasn’t earned the right to call for a...


Nov 5, 2015 12:07 pm

PHOTO | Alexander Gustafsson back in the gym

Alexander Gustafsson took quite a pounding in his razor thin split decision loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192 last month. In a recent Instagram post, Gustafsson can be seen with Ilir Latifi and famed kickboxer Melvin Manhoef. Training with @ilirlatifi and #melvinmanhoef at #allstarsgym #carlingsmauler #thetruthbycarlings #carlings A photo posted by AlexThemauler (@alexthemauler) on...

Nov 5, 2015 10:20 am

Glover Teixeira pitches KO bet with Vitor Belfort with this fulfilling deal at stake

Saturday features a card full of Brazil’s top talent including Glover Teixeira and Vitor Belfort at UFC Fight Night 77 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Teixeira faces Patrick Cummins while Belfort headlines the event against Dan Henderson. In an interview with Sportv, Teixeira offered a sporty bet to Belfort with the loser having to pay for...

Nov 5, 2015 9:57 am

MUST SEE! Cormier & Florian break down Belfort vs. Henderson III

Ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ this Saturday, Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian break down the highly anticipated trilogy bout. Check it out above! Who do you think will win this bout? In addition, see Belfort and Henderson have their first staredown of the week by clicking THIS LINK.

Nov 5, 2015 9:40 am

Holm unfazed by Rousey’s mind games

Ronda Rousey has a reputation for decimating opponents inside the Octagon, largely in part to her incredible mental fortitude. In the past, Rousey has explained that her mother taught her from a young age that no one has the right to defeat her in competition. Despite all of that, Holly Holm seems unfazed by Rousey...

Nov 5, 2015 9:27 am

Belfort: Controversial drug tests won’t tarnish my reputation

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort has been the subject of much criticism over the last few years for his controversial usage of Testosterone Replacement Theory. Recently, it was revealed that the UFC knew Belfort had a sketchy drug test prior to his UFC 152 fight against Jon Jones back in 2012, however they allowed him...

Nov 5, 2015 9:24 am

WATCH! Preview of the tiny-looking Octagon in Australia’s Etihad Stadium

On Nov. 15, UFC 193 takes place in Melbourne, Australia in the Etihad Stadium. The UFC looks to surpass their live attendance record of 55,000 back at UFC129: St-Pierre v Shields in 2011. According to Fox Sports, the UFC has 53,359 seats in the stands and is setting 15,000 more on the ground level. UFC...

Nov 5, 2015 8:39 am

Tyron Woodley waiting for title shot in 2016

Tyron Woodley is currently sitting on a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him defeat Kelvin Gastelum via split decision. Woodley was supposed to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks at UFC 192, however a botched weight cut landed Hendricks in the hospital and left Woodley without an opponent. After Hendricks botched weight...

Nov 5, 2015 8:11 am

Werdum vs. Velasquez targeted for UFC 196

While there is still no word yet on when Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez will have their rematch for the UFC heavyweight championship, it looks like we’re getting closer to an official date. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight Wednesday evening that the UFC is looking to book the fight at UFC 196 on February...

Nov 5, 2015 7:51 am

Ken Shamrock slams Joe Rogan: Don’t hide behind your mic

When Ken Shamrock lost to Kimbo Slice at Bellator 138 via TKO there were many who speculated that the fight was fake. The first thing that was strange about the fight was that Kimbo and Shamrock were clinched with their faces out of view and both fighters had their mouth near the other’s ear. Second,...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

TUF 20 competitor Justine Kish set to make UFC debut at UFC 195

The UFC announced a new add on to the UFC 195 card that features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. From the UFC: At UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas, Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Justine Kish makes her long-awaited return from injury, as she debuts in the Octagon against...

Nov 4, 2015 10:21 pm

Nurmagomedov still noncommittal about MMA return

Last month when Khabib Nurmagomedov injured his rib and was forced out of his TUF 22 finale fight against Tony Ferguson, ‘The Eagle’ also revealed that he may never return to the Octagon. He made a post on Instagram that included “I’m not sure if I will ever come back.” On Wednesday’s UFC Tonight it...

Nov 4, 2015 10:15 pm

Diaz & NSAC discussing 18 month suspension

It was announced last month that Nick Diaz and the NSAC were in potential settlement talks that could see Diaz return to the Octagon in 2016. Ariel Helwani reported on UFC Tonight that Diaz and the NSAC could be close to reaching an agreement that would see Diaz’s suspension dropped from 5 years down to...

Nov 4, 2015 10:05 pm

GSP to do 6 week camp, then decide on MMA return

Georges St. Pierre has long been rumored to be returning to MMA in the near-future however nothing is set in stone. Recently there have been two major breakthroughs in regards to rumors of a potential GSP return announcement. The first was a clip of GSP training with famed boxing coach Freddie Roach. The second was...

Nov 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Patricio Freire fires back at Will Brooks: ‘He hit Patricky first and came at me’

In response to Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks’ claim of the Pitbull brothers attacking him, Patricio Freire tweeted that Brooks is a liar. The featherweight champion of Bellator who also fights on Friday at Bellator 145 even posted a previous tweet from Brooks in August that foreshadowed an incident brewing. Will Brooks is a liar. He...

Nov 4, 2015 12:15 pm

Bellator champ Will Brooks claims Pitbull brothers jumped him while on the phone with his mother

Just two days from defending his title against Marcin Held, Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks claimed in a tweet that the Pitbull brothers, Patricio and Patricky Freire, jumped him. Patricio is the Bellator featherweight champion and older brother Patricky fights in the same division as champion Will Brooks in the Bellator lightweight division. Patricio also...

Nov 4, 2015 11:57 am

Ian McCall co-managing marijuana dispensary, could walk away from MMA

UFC flyweight Ian McCall hasn’t fought in the Octagon since he dropped a unanimous decision to John Lineker at UFC 183 in the beginning of this year. McCall recently revealed that after recovering from surgery he would like to begin a Donald Cerrone style schedule of fighting up to 6 times a year. In a...

Nov 4, 2015 11:29 am

Sonnen’s manager: “I absolutely believe Chael will fight again”

Since Chael Sonnen was handed a 2-year suspension from the NSAC there has been much speculation as to whether or not he will return to the Octagon in 2016 when his suspension is up. Sonnen has stated on multiple occasions that he will not return to fighting, but that hasn’t stopped people from guessing that...

Nov 4, 2015 10:02 am

Ronda Rousey uncovers her secrets to great sex

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was featured in a recent Maxim question and answer piece that is bound to knock a few out. The “Rowdy” champion unveiled her secrets to her biggest turn-off, to what a man should always do in bed. In her answer to a question regarding to the sexiest date a guy...

Nov 4, 2015 9:19 am

Angela Magana campaigning for title shot with Twitter poll

Angela Magana is currently on a 4-fight losing streak, and has yet to win a bout under the UFC banner. However somehow, mainly through twerking, Magana has managed to keep her name in MMA headlines. Given that she has yet to win a UFC fight, it may come as a surprise to some that Magana...

Nov 4, 2015 9:14 am

McGregor: ‘F*** interim, I’m the champion’

Conor McGregor was initially slated to fight UFC featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo at UFC 189 on July 11th, however a rib injury forced Aldo out of the bout just weeks before the event. 2-time title challenger Chad Mendes stepped in on short notice to fight Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title. We all...

Nov 4, 2015 9:06 am

Jones inks first new sponsor since suspension

After Jon Jones infamous brawl with Daniel Cormier, he told the NSAC that he lost his sponsorship with Nike. Then, when Jones was suspended indefinitely by the UFC following his hit-and-run case back in April, he lost his sponsorship with Reebok. Now, just weeks after being reinstated by the UFC, Jones has inked his first...

Nov 4, 2015 8:56 am

MUST WATCH! Luke Rockhold assaults annoying golfers in hilarious Golf Digest video

When he’s not knocking out opponents in the Octagon or kicking water bottles off people’s heads, you can find UFC middleweight #1 contender Luke Rockhold on the golf course assaulting annoying golfers, or at least doing so in a funny video for Golf Digest. Rockhold faces Chris Weidman for the UFC middleweight championship at UFC...