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Jun 23, 2015 11:38 am

Tito Ortiz: ‘I Turned Down The Freak Show For A Title Shot’

“The fans don’t want to see that. The fans want to see me as champion. I came to Bellator to become a champion and I’m gonna make it happen.” “I’m not down for the freak shows.” Former UFC light heavyweight Tito Ortiz talked to MMAFighting about his upcoming title fight against Bellator champion Liam McGeary....

Jun 23, 2015 11:24 am

Melendez On Iaquinta — ‘Better fight him now, before he gets better’

“No, I would’ve taken it against anybody, as long as it wasn’t a five-rounder. I’m interested for 15 minutes, let’s do it. I think Al is a tough guy. He’s one of those guys that I feel like I might as well get now before he gets even better. He is one of the up...

Jun 23, 2015 11:16 am

Phil Davis “All The Way Happy” He Left UFC For Bellator

Phil Davis has no complaints when it comes to being a Bellator fighter. The former top ranked UFC light-heavyweight left and signed with Bellator when his contract was up. Davis has not fought in his new promotion yet, but we now know when he will be fighting. It was announced that Davis will be one...

Jun 23, 2015 11:13 am

Gallery! Cris Cyborg’s Pink Dog Is Adorable

Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Santos will defend her Invicta FC featherweight title next month and then will most likely drop down and attempt to challenge Ronda Rousey in the UFC. Cyborg, the always active social media user, has another love outside of MMA and that’s her dog. Check out these pictures of a Cyborg’s PINK dog: https://instagram.com/p/4QMfCLBUEW/?taken-by=criscyborg...

Jun 23, 2015 11:03 am

Scott Coker Explains Bellator’s “Big Top” Fight Card Strategy

Bellator 138: Kimbo vs. Shamrock was a major success and it has primarily to do with president Scott Coker’s strategy for building fight cards. When talking to MMAFighting, Coker went into detail about how exactly he manages to build exciting cards that do well and why he has no issue putting on fights like Tito...

Jun 23, 2015 10:24 am

Mental Prep Breaks Aldo — ‘He Lost His Mind Readying For McGregor’

Jose Aldo is hard at work training for UFC 189, where he’ll defend his belt against Conor McGregor in what could be one of the biggest UFC events in history. In preparation for McGregor, Aldo brought in Jonas Bilharinho to mimic McGregor’s fighting style. Bilharinho decided if he was supposed to be McGregor than he...

Jun 23, 2015 7:35 am

Bellator Champ McGeary Won’t Mind Ortiz’s Attempts of Trash Talk

“I don’t care about his pushing around, unless you’re racist to me – then I’ll be annoyed. But other than that, there’s not much that gets me going.” That’s what Bellator light-heavyweight champion Liam McGeary had to say to MMAJunkie about Tito Ortiz’s trash talk. McGeary will face Ortiz at Bellator ‘Dynamite’, which will take...

Jun 23, 2015 7:18 am

Coker Wanted 8 Man Tourny, Settled On An Epic 4

“I’ve been doing this a long time. I would love to go to an event, see some great MMA, see a tournament, see some kickboxing at the highest level and be fully entertained. So I said, ‘Why don’t we just do this?’ We had a couple hurdles trying to set up the venue with both...

Jun 23, 2015 7:13 am

Motivated Cheaters Offered Potential Loopholes In New UFC Anti-Doping Policy

Cheaters beware, the UFC is gearing up for the most extensive drug-testing policy in professional sports, but, are there still major loopholes for fighters take advantage of? According to combatsportslaw.com, there are at lest three major ways fighters could potentially still get away with using PEDs. Here’s a summary of there findings: Retirement: A fighter...

Jun 23, 2015 6:58 am

Gilbert Melendez — ‘Mexico Camp didn’t make financial sense’

Gilbert Melendez would have loved to be in Mexico, training a month before his fight with Eddie Alvarez, but according to the lightweight fighter, it just wasn’t ‘financially’ feasible. The cost to move down there, bring in all your training partners and coaches didn’t make sense to Melendez, here’s what he said on The MMA...

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 23, 2015 6:34 am

Shawn Jordan: ‘I want a top 10 guy’

“I want to fight a top-10 guy, any of them – out of respect, not because I want to talk trash about a guy. We’re athletes, and we want to compete with the best guys, because I respect them I want to fight them and test where I’m at.” That’s what UFC heavyweight Shawn Jordan...

Jun 23, 2015 6:27 am

Former Coach Wants His Dues: ‘Ronda Owes Her Entire Existence To Us’

Ronda Rousey, UFC bantamweight champion, has been a competitor for a large portion of her life, from Judo to the UFC. Her story is well documented. She began with Judo and eventually won an olympic bronze medal, before going on to be ‘the most dominant athlete’. One of her former Judo coaches recently talked to...

Jun 23, 2015 5:01 am

TWITTER RAGE! Fans Destroy Fox Analyst After Bellator/UFC Mixup

FOX Sports analyst and host of ‘Garbage Time’ Katie Nolan made a major mistake when talking about Bellator 138 and MMA fans lost their minds. Nolan sent out a tweet accidentally calling Bellator the UFC. Then the internet picked up their pitchforks and lanterns and marched onto their keyboards to let her have it. Check...

Jun 23, 2015 3:00 am

‘King Mo’ Is Going Silent, Won’t Talk Before Bellator Tournament

“The thing is, what are they going to ask me? The same questions you’re all going to ask me now? If people want, they can just paste and copy my quotes.” “As far as the tournament, there’s nothing to talk about. I won’t know what’s going on until weigh-ins – because we don’t know who’s...

Jun 23, 2015 12:01 am

Stud Show Radio Ep. #71––LIVE NOW

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 are LIVE! Right here, on BJPENN.COM. LIVE FEED: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at the official Stud Show...

Jun 22, 2015 6:23 pm

‘Michael Bisping? Tim Kennedy? No Thank You.’

Former PRIDE Champion and future UFC Hall of Famer Dan Henderson is at a point in his career where he can pick and choose his fights, and at this point a rematch with Michael Bisping is the last thing he wants. “I don’t even think it’s worth doing, to have a rematch with him,” Henderson...

Jun 22, 2015 6:05 pm

Jedrzejczyk Suffered Broken Thumb at UFC Fight Night 69

Joanna Jedrzejczyk successfully defended her UFC Strawweight Championship for the first time this past Saturday on UFC Fight Pass. Jessica Penne failed to take Jedrzejczyk down and she was bloodied in the process. Jedrzejczyk picked up the TKO victory in the third round and looked to walk out without a scratch, but she took more...

Jun 22, 2015 5:33 pm

Kimbo Slice Was Choked Out 3 Times Training for Shamrock Fight

The drama surrounding the main event of Bellator 138 is endless, but there seems to be a reasonable explanation for everything. Before Kimbo Slice was taken down by Ken Shamrock with the greatest of ease, fans could hear them talking while in a tie-up. Slice recently explained that he was simply talking trash to hype...