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Sep 16, 2015 1:46 pm

UPDATE: White House Petition For Diaz Gets Over 25.5K Signatures In Two Days

On Tuesday wrote a story about a White House petition started for Nick Diaz, stating that his five years suspension needs to be overturned. At the time of writing that it had over 7K signatures. Now, on Wednesday, the petition has over 25.5K signatures. The petition has been shared by plenty of media outlets and...

Sep 16, 2015 11:52 am

Chael Sonnen Leaks Insider Info –– Claims Fedor vs. Anderson Silva In The Works

Chael Sonnen is known to pass along plenty of info, some of which he probably isn’t supposed to. In the latest episode of Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast, the former UFC fighter talked to Frank Mir. The topic of fighters returning after retiring came up and that’s when Sonnen dropped some pretty crazy news. He told...

Sep 16, 2015 10:48 am

Henry Cejudo Refuses To Fight In Nevada Following Nick Diaz Suspension

Well, here’s what could end up being the first of many. In light of the recent five year suspension handed to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission, top UFC flyweight and olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo has stated that he will refuse to fight in Nevada moving forward. The suspension has been a...

Sep 16, 2015 9:39 am

Joe Warren On Diaz: ‘You break a law, you’ve got to deal with it’

The MMA world is still a buzz regarding Nick Diaz’s five year suspension and $165,000 fine, handed down by the Nevada State Athletic commission on Monday following his hearing for failing a UFC 183 drug test, which came back positive for marijuana. Although, his legal team argued that there were major inconsistencies with the three...


Sep 16, 2015 6:29 am

Josh Thomson: ‘Bellator Offered More Money Than The UFC’

Former Strikeforce and UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now with Bellator MMA and set to make his debut in his new promotion. There was a little controversy when he left the UFC, with the promotion saying they released him, while he insists he made the choice not to resign. Thomson recently spoke with Sherdog and...

Sep 16, 2015 5:00 am

Beltran blasts Kimbo and Tito: “I would f*ck them up”

Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) will square off with Kendall Grove (21-15 MMA) in the co-main event of Bellator 143 later this month in Texas. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including potential future opponents. Beltran acknowledged that he would like to finish his career with...

Sep 16, 2015 12:05 am

While In Japan, Roy Nelson’s Diet Consists Mostly Of Hotel Buffets

UFC heavyweight Roy Nelson is set to take on Josh Barnett in Japan. ‘Big Country’ has fought there before, when he took on Mark Hunt. So, if there’s one thing he learned from his first visit, it’s where to find the best food, of course. Nelson was a guest on Inside MMA and spoke about...

Sep 16, 2015 12:01 am

A Psychologist Vs. A ‘Suicide Girl’ Model Set For EFC Title Fight –– NSFW

One of the best things about MMA is that each fighter is unique in his or her own way. No two fighters are completely identical when it comes to personality, background, style etc. Because of this, sometimes we get very unique match-ups in the sport. For example, how about a practicing psychologist vs. a ‘Suicide...

Sep 15, 2015 9:51 pm

Jussier Formiga Plans On ‘Shocking’ Everyone When He Fights Henry Cejudo

UFC flyweight Jussier Formiga is set to take on a big name and a tough opponent in olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. The two will meet when the UFC returns to Mexico once again, on Nov. 21. Formiga knows that he’s going in as the underdog, and that all the hype is behind Cejudo, who...

Sep 15, 2015 9:33 pm

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Don’t Have The Advantage Anywhere’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator MMA fighter Tito Ortiz will fight for the promotion’s 205 title this Saturday at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ when he takes on the champ Liam McGeary. McGeary’s coming in undefeated and taking on the vet Ortiz. Ortiz has been successful in his last few bouts and now looks to...

Sep 15, 2015 6:39 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #94 Ft. Urijah Faber

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Sep 15, 2015 1:55 pm

Liam McGeary: ‘Tito’s Got Old Man Strength’

This Saturday Bellator MMA will make history with ‘Dynamite’. They’ll feature both Bellator MMA fights and GLORY kickboxing fights in the same night, in the same venue, and at times going on at the same time. Also, we’ll get to see a one-night four-man light heavyweight tournament to determine the next title challenger. In the...

Sep 15, 2015 1:09 pm

Nick Diaz Gets Five Years While Anderson Silva Gets One –– What?

UFC 183 was a huge event. In a fight many never thought we would see, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva took on former Strikeforce welterweight champ Nick Diaz. Two of the very best strikers in MMA. It was also a big deal because it was Silva’s return, following his devastating leg break from that second...

Sep 15, 2015 10:36 am

Joey Beltran Reveals Which Opponent Hit Him The Hardest

Bellator middleweight fighter Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) has squared off with some of the sports hardest hitters during his MMA career, including Quinton “Rampage” Jackson, Lavar Johnson, Pat Barry, Matt Mitrione and Stipe Miocic just to name a few. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including which opponent...

Sep 15, 2015 10:09 am

Alexander Emelianenko Files Appeal For Sexual Assault Conviction

Back in May, Alexander Emelianenko was sentenced to 4.5 years in prison and fined approx. $1000 USD. The former MMA fighter was found guilty and convicted of sexual assault, kidnapping (via withholding a passport) and forcing the use “narcotic drugs or psychotropic substances”. He was convicted of doing all this to Polina Stepanova, who was...

Sep 15, 2015 9:57 am

Nick Diaz’s Legal Team Aren’t Finished, Plan To Fight 5 Year Suspension

Nick Diaz was handed a highly controversial suspension by the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday. They gave him a five year suspension and fined him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. Anderson Silva, who was Diaz’s opponent for UFC 183, also failed his drug tests, except his tested positive for steroids....

Sep 15, 2015 9:20 am

Chael Slams Holm –– Says She’s Lying And Her Boxing Titles Aren’t Valid

Fomer UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has a few things (a lot) to say about UFC bantamweight and upcoming title challenger Holly Holm. Holm will face off against the champ, Ronda Rousey, at UFC 193 in Melbourne, Australia on Nov. 14. Before the fighter entered into MMA and began her undefeated streak, Holm was a highly...

Sep 15, 2015 8:42 am

Cole Miller Responds To Nick Diaz Suspension –– Suggests Nevada Boycott

The MMA world caught fire on Monday when news of Nick Diaz’s five year suspension began to spread. The Nevada State Athletic commission handed down a highly controversial ruling, suspending Diaz for 5 years and fining him $165,000 for his failed drug test from UFC 183. He tested positive for marijuana, but his legal time...

Sep 15, 2015 7:33 am

Elvis ‘The King’ Mutapcic Is Eager To Take On The Best The UFC Has To Offer

Some fighters are motivated by money, others are motivated by titles and and awards and some do it just for the competition, to prove that they are the best. Elvis Mutapcic fights for that last option. Mutapcic, a middleweight fighter who holds wins over UFC fighters Sam Alvey, Cezar Ferreira and Zak Cummings, spoke with...

Sep 15, 2015 6:55 am

Official White House Petition Filed For Nick Diaz

The MMA world exploded on Monday when the Nevada State Athletic Commission decided to suspend UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz for five years and fined him $165,000 for a failed drug test from UFC 183, which was positive for marijuana. His legal team presented a very sound case, showing inconsistencies in the...

Sep 15, 2015 6:19 am

Joey Beltran: “$50k to wear a t-shirt?! When did this happen?!”

The UFC’s new sponsorship deal with Reebok has resulted in many headlines during the 2015 calendar year. Most of those headlines were of a negative nature, as many fighters complained that they were actually losing money because of the new uniform deal. During a recent interview with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor, Bellator middleweight fighter Joey Beltran...

Sep 15, 2015 6:12 am

Former Invicta FC Champion Retires From Fighting

Following a second straight loss at this past Saturday’s Invicta FC 14, former strawweight champion Katja Kankaanpää has decided to hang up the gloves and retire from the sport of MMA. Katja won the title back at Invicta FC 8, when she defeated Stephanie Eggink in the fifth round via submission. She didn’t hold the...

Sep 15, 2015 5:53 am

WATCH! Berto is brutally honest when asked if Mayweather is ‘the best ever’

Last Saturday we saw what is supposedly Floyd Mayweather Jr.’s final fight. He took on Andre Berto and the fight went about the way many were expecting it to. Mayweather basically just coasted through the fight, dancing around the ring and avoiding everything from Berto. He walked away with the decision win and rode off...

Sep 15, 2015 2:01 am

Meet Ronda Rousey –– The Llama!

You really know you’ve made it when you get a llama named after you. That is the pinnacle of success. If you don’t have a llama named after you then get the heck out of here. But really, a llama in Portobello Resort, in Brazil, was named after the UFC bantamweight champion. There was a...

Sep 15, 2015 12:25 am

Pic of The Day! Shredded Gabi Garcia Towers Over Fedor

Probably known by a lot of MMA fans as the Jiu-Jitsu coach on TUF Brazil, with Wanderlei Silva, Gabi Garcia is now slimmed down and shredded. But, she still towers over heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko in this latest picture. Garcia posted the picture on her Instagram account, showing her standing with Fedor and his wife....

Sep 14, 2015 7:51 pm

Gina Carano shows Nick Diaz some love and has a message for the NSAC

Fighters within the Ultimate Fighting Championship have voiced their opinions on how they think the Nevada State Athletic Commission handled Nick Diaz’s suspension, but this supporter came out of left field! Gina Carano may be big in the world of Hollywood now, but she actually helped pave the way for women in mixed martial arts...

Sep 14, 2015 5:15 pm

Nick Diaz reacts to five year suspension: NSAC is ‘way out of line’

A five year ban has been dealt to Nick Diaz by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing a post-fight UFC 183 drug test. Diaz tested positive for marijuana metabolites in one of his three tests and tried to prove his innocence, but the commission was having none of it. Diaz’s case seemed solid and...

Sep 14, 2015 3:43 pm

NSAC postpones Palhares’ and Magalhaes’ hearings

The Nevada State Athletic Commission were extremely busy Monday evening and will likely continue to be for the coming weeks as they field calls and e-mails for their verdict on the Nick Diaz case. Diaz was dealt a five year suspension for failing his post-fight UFC 183 drug test and was fined 33% of his...