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Jul 3, 2015 7:24 am

McGregor and Mendes refuse to fight Aldo in Brazil

It is no secret that featherweight contenders Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor do not like eachother. With that said, the UFC 189 event headliners did find something to agree on during their UFC 189 media conference call. Neither man wants to fight champion Jose Aldo on Brazilian soil. In fact, Conor McGregor actually demanded that...

Jul 3, 2015 7:15 am

Dana White Blew Up Koscheck’s Phone After Reebok Comments

Former UFC welterweight and ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ season 1 contestant, Josh Koscheck, recently left the promotion and is now with Bellator MMA. In the past week Koscheck has expressed his relief, being able to speak his mind and not having to worry about the UFC punishing him. Well, he thought that was the case. Koscheck...

Jul 3, 2015 6:56 am

McGregor Down To Box Mayweather — ‘I would dismantle him’

Conor McGregor has no issue stepping in the ring with Floyd Mayweather Jr. Last night McGregor appeared on Conan and talked about a hypothetical match-up between himself and the undefeated boxer. McGregor jumped at the question and said he would absolutely take a fight with him. He said why wouldn’t he accept $180 million to...

Jul 2, 2015 2:37 pm

Luke Rockhold Fears Loss Of Individuality In Reebok Deal

“I spoke with a couple people in New York, friends of mine, Daniel Cormier and Robbie Lawlor. They seem to like the attire. They say it’s very nice and comfortable. I just saw it this morning and it looked good. “My worry is the individuality of the sport. Everyone is blending together now. Even with...

Jul 2, 2015 1:59 pm

Chad Mendes Predicts Finish Of McGregor

Chad Mendes will battle Conor McGregor for the interim UFC featherweight title at next weekend’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. “Money” has been a target of McGregor’s trash talk in the past and says that he is taking their July 11 fight personally (via MMAFighting): “I mean, the short sh*t, I don’t give a...

Jul 2, 2015 1:19 pm

Jedrzejczyk: ‘Yes, I am the UFC’s best striker’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk has only stepped into the octagon four times, and yet she already believes she is the best striker in the UFC. Looking at the stats, it’s hard to deny that. Jedrzejczyk has put up some unbelievable numbers since defeating Carla Esparza for the UFC Women’s Strawweight Championship at UFC 185. She has a...

Jul 2, 2015 12:52 pm

“JUST STRIP HIM!”

Conor McGregor will fight Chad Mendes for the UFC interim featherweight title at UFC 189. This comes after champ Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Aldo has pulled out of five scheduled title defenses with injuries and the UFC decided this time to make an interim title. According to McGregor, Aldo should...

Jul 2, 2015 12:27 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #74

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. REPLAY: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at...

Jul 2, 2015 12:08 pm

New UFC 189 McGregor vs. Mendes Poster Released

The UFC has had to make some last second arrangements because of featherweight champion Jose Aldo pulling out just two weeks away. They have Chad Mendes to fill in and fight Conor McGregor for the interim title, but the promotion has already dumped a bunch of money into hyping up Aldo vs. McGregor. Now, with...

Jul 2, 2015 11:57 am

Dana White Expecting Record Breaking $7 Mill Gate For UFC 189

“We’re adding seats and when we do, they fly right out the door. We’ve barely had any refunds and the ones we’ve had, as soon as we’ve gotten the tickets and put them back in the system, they’re scooped right up.” UFC president Dana White isn’t sweating the loss of Jose Aldo. He told Yahoo...

Jul 2, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Vet Cheick Kongo Eying Kimbo, Lashley Bouts

“Honestly, I don’t care about the opponent. Bobby Lashley or ‘Kimbo’ would be interesting. I’m obviously open to it. But I don’t want to waste my time. “If they give me Bobby, let’s go for Bobby. If they give me ‘Kimbo,’ OK, let’s go for ‘Kimbo.’ I’m not here to pick – I’m just here...

Jul 2, 2015 10:38 am

Luke Rockhold Breaks Down Yoel Romero

“Yoel is growing and getting better, but he’s running short on time to get as good as he needs to be to beat me and Weidman. Obviously, he’s a dangerous guy, and as freak of an athlete as he is — I don’t even think I can match his athleticism — but I’m a smarter,...

Jul 2, 2015 10:21 am

Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor To Sing McGregor Out To UFC 189 Title Fight

Looks like UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a very special walk-out planned for UFC 189. According to singer Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook, she will be singing during the Irish fighters walk to the cage. In the comments of the post she revealed that she will be singing the song ‘The Foggy Dew’. McGregor is now set...

Jul 2, 2015 9:53 am

Diaz Lawyer Not Confident With Nevada Pot Hearing

Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana the night of UFC 183 and his fight with Anderson Silva. He has yet to have his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but his lawyer is already feeling nervous about it. His lawyer, Lucas Middlebrook, spoke with MMAFighting and said that because of other cases that he’s...

Jul 2, 2015 9:29 am

How Tea-Bagging Ignited The McGregor-Mendes Rivalry

Chad Mendes and Conor McGregor will fight at UFC 189 in about two weeks. So there can’t be that much bad blood between the two of them right? Wrong. It appears the war of the words started back in 2014. Mendes talked about the incident on yesterdays UFC 189 media conference call. “The short s—,...

Jul 2, 2015 9:24 am

With USADA On Board, This UFC Fighter Asks For Drug Test

UFC fighter Josh Samman wants to be drug tested now! Samman took to social media to ring in the first day of the new UFC drug testing policy by asking USADA to come down to his gym and test him. He showed off his physique and said he wants to be tested for the validation....

Jul 2, 2015 9:22 am

Gal Crush? “Nervous” Rousey “Captivated” By Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC champion Ronda Rousey was honored to meet strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk while they were at the UFC/Reebok press conference. She talked to MMAFighting about the interaction and said she felt really nervous to meet the Polish fighter. “I met up with Dana [White] on the way over here and that was the one thing...

Jul 2, 2015 9:11 am

BEEF! Chad Mendes: ‘Conor an All-Bark Chihuahua’

Top ranked UFC featherweight Chad Mendes isn’t concerned with what Conor McGregor has to say. Mendes, while on ep. 1 of UFC 189 Embedded, said that McGregor’s antics and trash talk won’t effect him at all. He thinks McGregor is just all talk and won’t be an issue. “Conor is like a chihuahua, he’s all...

Jul 2, 2015 8:58 am

REPORT! USADA Gives IV Bag Grace Period To UFC Fighters

UFC fighters are all jumping for joy, or at least the ones who cut extreme amounts of weight are. The U.S. Anti-Doing Agency recently announced that under the new UFC drug testing policy, the use of IV bags to re-hydrate after weigh-ins would be banned. This sent the MMA world into an outrage. Fighters couldn’t...