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Jul 5, 2015 7:57 am

UFC Reveals Their Fighter of the Year for 2015… So Far

Several fighters have had a monumental 2015 despite only being six months into the year. With June in the books, Ultimate Fighting Championship have released their unofficial half year awards and it may feature some unexpected names. Joanna Jedrzejczyk topped second-ranked Donald Cerrone in the fighter of the year category and with good reason; She...

Jun 28, 2015 2:00 am

Floyd Mayweather Shows Off a Ridiculous Amount of Jewelry

If there’s anybody that deserves to show off, it is the undefeated Floyd Mayweather. His dominant performance over Manny Pacquiao in May earned him one of the biggest paydays in combat sports history. At 48-0, Mayweather has earned the right to flaunt off whatever he buys on social media. Check out what he chose to...

Jun 7, 2015 4:20 pm

Boxing and MMA Clash when Floyd Mayweather Meets Bellator’s Best

Floyd Mayweather has been appearing with a lot of mixed martial arts fighters as of late. In May, Chris Weidman celebrated his UFC Middleweight Championship defense at the pool with ‘Money’ and now, Bellator fighters got to meet the boxing superstar! Check out a picture below where Mayweather got to meet Phil Davis and King...

Jun 7, 2015 2:22 pm

Tito Ortiz Kicks It with Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson!

It isn’t often that “The People’s Champion” gets to meet… “THE People’s Champion”. Tito Ortiz ran into fellow ass-kicker Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson at Spike’s Guy’s Choice Awards. If The Rock and Tito Ortiz were to throw down, who do you think would win? Great night at #GuysChoiceAwards the biggest and best man in the...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 25, 2015 11:28 am

White: ‘UFC 189 Commercial Was the Most Expensive We’ve Ever Done’

UFC 187 was a spectacle unto itself considering the fact that there were two championship fights featuring the likes of Chris Weidman, Vitor Belfort and Daniel Cormier. However, chills were sent down fans’ spines when UFC aired the newest commercial for “UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor”. The commercial cost a fortune, according to Dana White....

May 16, 2015 8:07 am

UFC Fight Night 66 Results: Nover Wrestles Way to Win Against Nam

Phillipe Nover controlled the opening round with his superior takedown game. Yui Chul Nam had no answer when it came to takedown defense, but Nover offered little to no offense while the fight was on the ground. He seemed happy to take the fight to the ground, but apprehensive to advance. Nam was able to...

May 7, 2015 10:41 am

Jiu Jitsu Master — Weidman’s Game Is Beautiful’

Chris Weidman may have just earned his black belt in Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, but his game has been off the charts for a while now according to his coach Renzo Gracie. “Chris is so tough right now. His Jiu-Jitsu is beautiful”. Gracie told Combate. Gracie made the remark moments after he awarded Weidman his black...

May 1, 2015 2:04 am

FEATHERWEIGHT! Diego Sanchez Dropping Down to 145

“I’m going down to 145″ For the first time since 2010, Diego Sanchez will be fighting outside of the lightweight division. Sanchez has fought for the middleweight and welterweight classes in the past, but this time he will be moving down to featherweight! Sanchez has accomplished a milestone at each weight class he fought in....

May 1, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! – RETURN OF THE STANKY-LEG!

What could easily earn the most vicious knockout in the half-year awards also takes the cake for the best stanky-leg knockout in mixed martial arts. Kevin Bostick WRECKED Chris Costello at “BAMMA USA BadBeat 15” with an elbow while he was near the cage. Instead of falling backward, Costello simply folded and landed in the...

Apr 4, 2015 1:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 63 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home $50K!

Check out who the UFC awarded the $50,000 Performance of the Night bonuses to! Timothy Johnson Johnson made quick work of Abdurakhimov when he knocked him out in the last seconds of round one. The performance brought the crowd to life after a lackluster opening fight. Dustin Poirier Dustin Poirier is back in lightweight and...

Mar 22, 2015 10:21 am

Leandro Silva Discusses Dober Fight, Will Accept The Win

      Last night UFC lightweight Leandro Silva choked Drew Dober unconscious with a guillotine choke in the second round during their UFC Fight Night 62 scrap. Only, that didn’t actually happen. He did have Dober in the choke and it was in the second round and the referee did step in and stop...

Mar 5, 2015 11:20 am

RAMPAGE’s Bellator Compensation Package Revealed, And It’s Impressive

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Quinton “Rampage” Jackson had a good thing at Bellator. This is what he stroked, when he signed on the dotted line: A $100,000 signing bonus A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $300,000 for non-PPV fights A minimum of $200,000 and maximum of $450,000 for PPV fights A $50,000 bonus if...

Mar 1, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s 14 Second Win Over Zingano

Last night, Ronda Rousey proved why she is the baddest female fighter on the planet as she submitted Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds. The quickness of the bout shocked the MMA world, and left fight fans with some great reaction Tweets from fighters, regarding the bout, which you can see below: Damn Ronda —...

Feb 22, 2015 9:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

After a night of spectacular fights, several people begged UFC President Dana White for bonuses. Four individuals were awarded performance bonuses, find out who they are! Performance of the Night: Matt Dwyer Matt Dwyer def. William Macario by way of TKO (Punches) 3:14 of Round 1 Matt Dwyer sent William Macario crashing to the canvas...

Feb 19, 2015 4:00 am

Cormier, Dillashaw, Florian, And Rousey React To The UFC’s New Drug Policy

During last night’s UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broadcast the panel shared their reactions to the UFC’s new enhanced drug testing policy. Daniel Cormier on the UFC’s new testing policies: “I heard that they are going to continue to test and weed out the guys who are cheating, not only the fans, but the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 8, 2015 7:34 am

Lauzon On Reebok Deal: “As Time Goes On They’ll Fix It”

While the UFC-Reebok uniform deal is not being enforced just yet, that hasn’t stopped fighters and fans from discussing the finer points of the deal, mainly, how fighters will be paid. Under the new Reebok deal, fighters will be paid based on their ranking, with the champion making the most money, and the fighters ranked...

Feb 2, 2015 12:57 pm

“The Spider” tops UFC 183 salaries

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. “The Spider” earned a disclosed payday of $800,000 for his unanimous decision victory over Nick Diaz in the evenings main event. The Stockton slugger, Diaz, made a disclosed $500,000 for his efforts on Saturday night....

Feb 2, 2015 7:46 am

Diaz Explains Antics During Anderson Silva Fight

This past weekend Anderson Silva and Nick Diaz both returned to the Octagon, where they fought for 5 rounds to a decision that saw Silva awarded the win unanimously. In the first round, Diaz came out quickly, trash talking Silva, even going as far as to lay on the ground, and stand with his back...

Jan 31, 2015 11:45 pm

Silva On Jones: He’s My Friend, But He Needs to Change

Anderson Silva made a triumphant return to the octagon tonight when he defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 183. After the bout, he ran out of the octagon and embraced UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. When asked why he did that, Silva answered in a serious and concerned tone. However, the concern was only half...

Jan 19, 2015 9:21 am

CM Punk And Pendred Engage In Twitter Beef

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston” Cathal Pendred narrowly edged out a decision win over Sean Spencer. The decision saw all 3 judges award the bout to Pendred, something UFC President Dana White didn’t necessarily agree with. Following the decision, the UFC’s newest signee, CM Punk sent out a Tweet regarding the decision, which...

Jan 13, 2015 11:24 am

Michael Bisping – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt

After years of training in the Brazilian Martial Arts, top UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has earned the rank of Brown Belt. Congrats to the count, who announced the accomplishment via his official twitter. Being awarded my brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu today from Brady Fink at Misfits Martial … http://t.co/2fK37XnFQQ pic.twitter.com/Ltk0P5FrcV — michael (@bisping) January...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...

Jan 4, 2015 11:05 am

R.I.P. Stuart Scott

After a memorable night of fights last night at UFC 182, the world awoke to heartbreaking news from ESPN, that longtime ESPN anchor, and MMA fan, Stuart Scott, lost his longtime battle to cancer at the age of 49 after battling the disease for 8 years. Scott battled with cancer for several years, refusing to...

Dec 28, 2014 6:39 pm

BJPenn.Com Radio Live at 7 P.M. PST Pat Curran & Chris Beal

LISTEN LIVE HERE Tonight’s show is kicked off by Pat “Paddy Mike” Curran. The Former 2 time Bellator Featherweight Champion is joining us to talk his path back to the belt and how Daniel Weichel is standing in his way on February 13th. Pat is set to take on Daniel at Bellator 133. We will...

Dec 28, 2014 7:59 am

Jade Bryce Released From Bellator

Popular Bellator MMA ring-girl Jade Bryce has announced that she and her longtime employers at Bellator MMA have parted ways. Bryce posted the following message on her Instagram account. Super sad to announce that I am no longer with Bellator. They have chosen to go in a different direction for the new year. I worked...

Dec 16, 2014 10:28 am

NOSEBLEEDS! UFC’S Ryan Jimmo Salty Over Seating Assignment

One of the perks of fighting for the UFC is the great seats awarded to it’s combatants. Check it: Thanks @ufc @danawhite for the fantastic seats. You sure know how to make your fighters feel appreciated………. pic.twitter.com/7Ftd5YM9Ut — Ryan Jimmo (@RyanJimmo) December 13, 2014 And last week in Vegas @ufc @danawhite great seats for 2x...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...