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Oct 30, 2016 1:28 pm

Exclusive | Tyron Woodley is getting frustrated now so that it won’t happen at UFC 205

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to make his first title defense at next month’s UFC 205 event in New York when he squares off with top contender Stephen Thompson. “Wonderboy” is a very unique fighter and his karate style has been able to frustrate many of his past opponents. “The Chosen One’...

Oct 30, 2016 11:55 am

Exclusive | “It is a win-win for Conor McGregor every time he moves up”

Welterweight standout Lorenz Larkin was a recent guest on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment with host Chris Taylor where he discussed the highly anticipated UFC 205 lightweight title fight between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor. The coveted free agent, Larkin, believes that the fight itself is a win-win scenario for “Mystic Mac”. However, “The Monsoon” cannot...

Oct 27, 2016 7:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Severn working on revolutionizing amateur MMA

UFC legend Dan Severn has seen it all when it comes to mixed martial arts. Severn began his MMA career back in 1994 at UFC 4, when rules were at best a recommendation and mixed martial arts was more “no-holds barred” than an organized sport. “The Beast” spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio on Wednesday night...


Oct 23, 2016 4:13 pm

Exclusive | Lorenz Larkin has three UFC opponents in mind including Robbie Lawler

Welterweight standout Lorenz Larkin is currently a free agent but is hoping that a deal can be worked out with his former employer the Ultimate Fighting Championship. “The Monsoon” most recently competed at August’s UFC 202 event where he starched perennial welterweight contender Neil Magny in the very first-round. Larkin has gone 4-1 in the...

Oct 23, 2016 1:46 pm

Exclusive | Lorenz Larkin “Conor McGregor’s striking does not impress me.”

Following his first-round destruction of Neil Magny at UFC 202, feared welterweight striker Lorenz Larkin became a free agent. “The Monsoon” is still waiting on a call from the UFC in order to work out a new deal. Larkin recently joined BJPENN.com’s “Rapid Fire” with host Chris Taylor where he discussed the striking game of...

Oct 23, 2016 11:55 am

Exclusive | Lorenz Larkin breaks down Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Since dropping down from the UFC’s 185-pound division to welterweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin has been on quite the run. The feared welterweight striker has gone 4-1 since debuting at 170-pounds, with his lone loss in that time coming via a razor close split-decision to Albert Tumenov. Larkin’s most recent octagon appearance saw him dismantle...

Oct 21, 2016 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE – Rashad Evans predicts Alvarez vs. McGregor and Weidman vs. Romero

UFC 205 will feature several high-profile match-ups and on paper looks to be a blockbuster card. Rashad Evans, who takes on Tim Kennedy in his middleweight debut at UFC 205, spoke exclusively to BJPENN.COM Radio and discussed his predictions for several other fights on the card. Check out who “Suga” Rashad Evans picks to win...

Oct 18, 2016 9:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Lorenz Larkin to the UFC: “Feed ‘The Monsoon’! I’m Starving in These Riverside Streets!”

After a hot-and-cold run as a middleweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin completely revivified his career with a drop to the UFC’s welterweight division. This drop to welterweight began with a blistering, first-round TKO of a game John Howard. His sophomore effort in the division, meanwhile, saw him take out Santiago Ponzinibbio with second-round punches. And...

Oct 14, 2016 11:31 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Real Quick with Mike Swick Episode 7 – Body Mutilation At The Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Former top ranked UFC welterweight Mike “Quick” Swick has recently enjoyed a bit of a career resurgence as a coach at AKA Thailand, a Phuket-based satellite of the original American Kickboxing Academy location in San Jose, California. Under Swick’s leadership, this Phuket facility has been referred to by AKA founder Javier Mendez as “the dream gym.” The...

Oct 13, 2016 11:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Chris Weidman reveals why he thinks Alvarez beats McGregor

Before lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez and featherweight champion Conor McGregor go to war in the main event of UFC 205, former middleweight champ Chris Weidman will look to get back on track against Yoel Romero. Weidman spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio and gave his prediction for the highly-anticipated fight between Alvarez and McGregor for the...

Oct 13, 2016 3:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Chris Weidman breaks down why Dan Henderson should be the UFC middleweight champion

Michael Bisping’s title defense over Dan Henderson on Saturday night was certainly controversial to say the least. Fighters and fans alike vocalized their disbelief and contempt for the judges’ decision. Former middleweight champ and current contender Chris Weidman spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com Radio and gave us his thoughts on the decision and who he thought...

Oct 13, 2016 2:56 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson weighs in on why fighting Conor McGregor is so difficult

The historic UFC 205 event takes place on November 12 at Madison Square Garden in New York City. The monumental card will feature three UFC championship bouts. A women’s strawweight title fight will take place between two undefeated Polish fighters as champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk looks to defend her title for the fourth consecutive time against...

Oct 8, 2016 3:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo: “The Eddie Bravo Invitation doesn’t use referees. Watch NCAA if you want to watch wrestling!”

The Eddie Bravo Invitational has become a staple in premier grappling competitions. The man behind the contest spoke to BJPENN.COM Radio this week and discussed the unique nature of his competition and the exciting future of submission-based grappling. “The Eddie Bravo Invitational is all about the audience. The audience comes first. It’s all about entertainment.”...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Oct 7, 2016 1:42 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson will square off in a highly anticipated fight for the UFC middleweight championship in a fight that will also serve as Henderson’s last fight before retiring from MMA. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community appears to be torn on their prediction for the scrap....