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Jul 20, 2017 10:41 am

After Nelson-Ponzinibbio controversy, Jorge Masvidal calls for changes to eye-poke rules

Last weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Glasgow, Scotland, Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio authored an epic, first-round knockout of longtime Icelandic contender Gunnar Nelson. Unfortunately, many fans – and Nelson – felt that Ponzinibbio’s win was spurred on by multiple, inadvertent eye-pokes. On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, top...

Jul 20, 2017 9:41 am

Jorge Masvidal details heated run-in with “drunk out of his mind” Michael Bisping

UFC welterweight contender Jorge Masvidal does not like UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. He has made no secret of this fact over the last few months, as he has happily bashed the Brit whenever the opportunity has presented itself. Interestingly enough, however, the two rivals had never met face-to-face until recently. When they did finally...

Jul 20, 2017 8:41 am

Jorge Masvidal updates on long-discussed fight with Stephen Thompson

Several weeks ago, top UFC welterweights Jorge Masvidal and Stephen Thompson agreed to fight – once Thompson was all healed up from his recent surgery. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Jorge Masvidal updated on the status of this exciting scrap. “No updates on that fight yet, that I know of,” he said....

Jul 20, 2017 6:44 am

Kevin Lee explains why he can forgive Conor McGregor’s perceived racist words

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather. To promote this fight, the two stars recently engaged in a four-city press tour, stopping in LA, Toronto, Brooklyn and London. As expected, this tour generated hundreds of headlines. Unfortunately, not all of them were positive,...

Jul 20, 2017 6:14 am

Former featherweight champ Germaine de Randamie booked for bantamweight return

Germaine de Randamie (8-3), who became the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion earlier this year, is officially returning to bantamweight. The former champ has been booked for a scrap with Marion Reneau (7-3-1), which will go down on September 2 in Rotterdam, in de Randamie’s home country of The Netherlands. This matchup was announced by...

Jul 19, 2017 2:03 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones trolls Daniel Cormier with latest pic

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated showdown with Daniel Cormier on July 29th at UFC 214. Ahead of the fight however, both Jones and Cormier have continued their bitter rivalry. Despite the fact that no press conferences for the fight have been held, the two men...

Jul 19, 2017 1:52 pm

VIDEO | Witty Mayweather vs McGregor promotional edit excites fans

The mega money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is set to take place on August 26 at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada and the fight is attracting a massive audience. The undefeated 49-0 Mayweather has come out of retirement for another huge payday against current UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor....

Jul 19, 2017 1:31 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 42 // Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight is one of MMA’s favorite personalities; Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal. Arguably the realest guy in the UFC today and always entertaining inside and outside the cage, Jorge joins us to discuss who’s next on the ‘Easy Money Tour.’ With a...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Kelvin Gastelum plans to call for title fight with win over Chris Weidman

UFC middleweight Kelvin Gastelum has been on a tear recently. After dropping a split decision to Neil Magny at the TUF Latin America 2 Finale, Gastelum bounced back by picking up a unanimous decision win over Johny Hendricks at UFC 200. Following that, Gastelum returned to middleweight and picked up a 3rd round TKO win...

Jul 19, 2017 11:26 am

Jon Jones is willing to squash beef with Cormier, but he has one condition

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier share one of the most visible rivalries in MMA. In fact, it might be the sport’s most intense rivalry outright. The pair’s rivalry will come to a head this July 29, when Cormier attempts to defend his light heavyweight title against Jones – the only man he’s lost to –...

Jul 19, 2017 10:44 am

VIDEO | Jimi Manuwa goes off on Daniel Cormier in intense interview

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has a fierce rivalry with former champion Jon Jones. This rivalry will once again come to a head on July 29, when they battle for gold in the main event of the stacked UFC 214. Yet while this is Cormier’s most high-profile rivalry, it is certainly not his only...

Jul 19, 2017 10:12 am

VIDEO | Hilarious Snoop dogg commentary from DWTNCS

Snoop on point ☝🏽 @ufc A post shared by Urijah Faber (@urijahfaber) on Jul 18, 2017 at 4:51pm PDT Tuesday evening in Las Vegas, UFC President Dana White hosted the second installment of his ‘Dana White Tuesday Night Contender Series’. The show featured the ‘alternate commentary team’ of rap icon Snoop Dogg and UFC Hall...

Jul 19, 2017 8:58 am

Mario Yamasaki still standing by controversial Lee-Chiesa stoppage

Last month, veteran UFC referee Mario Yamasaki caught heat for a rather controversial stoppage he made during the UFC Fight Night 112 main event scrap between Michael Chiesa and Kevin Lee. With Chiesa trapped in a rear naked choke with no escape in sight, ‘The Maverick’ stopped hand fighting the choke, and momentarily appeared to...

Jul 19, 2017 7:44 am

Michael Bisping blasts Yoel Romero: he’s “out of his god damn mind”

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero gave up a decision to Robert Whittaker, and failed to claim the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. With this outcome, Romero also failed to lock down his long-awaited fight with undisputed middleweight champ, Michael Bisping. Despite this fact, Romero has...

Jul 18, 2017 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather swarmed and harassed by Conor McGregor fans

Last week, Undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor hit four major cities as part of their ‘Mayweather-McGregor world tour’. As the tour progressed, tensions began to build between the two men as trash talk became more personal, rapidly approaching a dangerous line according to Showtime’s Stephen Espinoza: “The intensity keeps...

Jul 18, 2017 1:39 pm

Max Holloway reveals who really wins the Mayweather vs McGregor fight

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway is really getting to know the business now that he is the king of the 145-pound division. Speaking with the media recently, Holloway dove into the hot topic of Floyd Mayweather vs Conor McGregor, who meet in the boxing ring on August 26. “The big winner of that fight is...

Jul 18, 2017 1:32 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov punches a crazy fan in the gut

We have not seen current #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov compete since November of last year where he defeated Michael Johnson by submission in the third round. “The Eagle” was scheduled to fight #2 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson in a UFC interim lightweight title fight at UFC 209 in March. However, Nurmagomdeov suffered weight...

Jul 18, 2017 12:17 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz and 50 Cent throw shade at Conor McGregor

At the New York stop of the Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor started off his speech for the event by throwing shade at New York’s own 50 Cent. McGregor took the mic, saying: “What’s up New York City?” McGregor said. “50 Cent’s a (expletive). You and 50 are...

Jul 18, 2017 10:41 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s best lines from press conference world tour

QUALITY: @TheNotoriousMMA's best lines from his #MayMacWordTour with @FloydMayweather. 😂👏 (🎥 @UFCEurope x @ShowtimeBoxing) pic.twitter.com/6FnwkKgHzb — SPORF (@Sporf) July 16, 2017 Last week, UFC champion Conor McGregor and boxing legend Floyd Mayweather appeared onstage together on four separate occasions as part of their Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor world tour. The pair certainly wasted no time...

Jul 18, 2017 9:01 am

Demetrious Johnson reflects on “misunderstanding” with Dana White

Recently, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and UFC President Dana White were involved in a very public spat following Johnson’s refusal to fight former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw at flyweight. While many fans were quick to criticize Mighty Mouse for allegedly “ducking” Dillashaw, the champ revealed in an open letter than the UFC had recently...

Jul 18, 2017 7:29 am

Paulie Malignaggi explains how Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, retired boxer Paulie Malignaggi confirmed that he would be helping UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor prepare for his August 26 boxing match with the undefeated Floyd Mayweather Jr. On the same episode, Malignaggi gave his take on how McGregor might upset the odds and author the victory in...

Jul 18, 2017 6:49 am

Floyd Mayweather weighs in on rumors about Conor McGregor training knockout

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will take his first steps into the boxing ring. He’ll do so against undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Needless to say, he’s going to have his hands full. While McGregor faces a massive test against Mayweather, he and his camp have seemed optimistic about their chances...

Jul 18, 2017 5:51 am

Daniel Cormier fires back at “limp d*ck” Jon Jones, war of words ensues

Over the weekend, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones blasted his UFC 214 opponent, reigning light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier, with some pretty significant trash talk. This bit of trash talk served as the spark for yet another fiery social media exchange between the two, which occurred on both Twitter and Instagram. See their...

Jul 17, 2017 10:32 am

Santiago Ponzinibbio and Gunnar Nelson argue different sides of eye-poke controversy

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated return to Glasgow, Scotland, Santiago Ponzinibbio scored an upset, knockout win over the highly regard Gunnar Nelson in just 82 seconds. Unfortunately, Ponzinibbio’s win was not without controversy, as he appeared to badly eye-poke Nelson just moments before the fight-ending blows were landed. Nelson gave...

Jul 17, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero films anti-Bisping promo on the streets of Cuba

Earlier this month, in the main event of the anticipated UFC 213, Cuban wrestler Yoel Romero stepped into the Octagon with surging Kiwi-Australian contender Robert Whittaker. The winner of this bout would be crowned the UFC’s interim middleweight champion, which would in turn earn them a title unifying showdown with undisputed middleweight champ Michael Bisping....