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Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fighters React To Mike Swick’s Retirement

UFC welterweight and TUF 1 vet Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Swick hadn’t been active in quite some time, until he came back at UFC 189 this past Saturday and loss a tough decision to Alex Garcia. After the fight Swick decided to hang up the gloves and call...

Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

REPORT! Aldo vs. McGregor Will Go Down At AT&T Stadium

Looks like the UFC might have found the big fight they need to hold at AT&T Stadium (Dallas Cowboys Stadium). UFC president first said, after UFC 189 at the post-fight press conference, that Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor would take place in Las Vegas, at the MGM Grand. Problem? A concert has already been booked...

Jul 17, 2015 9:20 am

Former UFC Champ Cleared To Start Training Again

Guess who’s back? Former UFC lightweight champion and final WEC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has been officially cleared by his doctor to start throwing punches again. Pettis was on the sidelines after undergoing elbow surgery following his loss to Rafael dos Anjos. Now, according to his Instagram post, he’s ready to get back to...

Jul 17, 2015 9:20 am

WSOF VP: ‘We Can Afford Fedor And Lesnar’

Bellator? UFC? What about the World Series of Fighting? Fedor Emelianenko and everyone is wondering where he will fight. There’s still the big chance he stays in Russia and fights for M-1 Global, but if he does come over to the states, which promotion will he go with? Well, WSOF’s Vice President Ali Abdel-Aziz wants...


Jul 17, 2015 9:16 am

McGregor Picks Apart Mendes Fight, Kick For Kick

Conor McGregor made good on his prediction and defeated Chad Mendes via TKO in the second round of their interim title fight at UFC 189. Understandably, since then, McGregor has bee someone silent as far as media goes. He isn’t all over the place doing interviews and traveling the world, but, he is posting on...

Jul 17, 2015 9:01 am

Sonnen: ‘Aldo’s Injury Was A Bunch Of Crap’

Chael Sonnen and Brazilian fighters, they don’t really go together well. First it was Anderson Silva, then it Wanderlei Silva and now it’s Jose Aldo. Sonnen isn’t one to hold back, so when asked about Jose Aldo he just let it rip. Check out what he had to say on ‘Off The Record’: “Yea, I...

Jul 17, 2015 8:07 am

Rousey Reveals Why She Dissed Mayweather

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey won two ESPY awards, for Best Fighter and for Best Female Athlete. When she was given the award for Best Fighter Rousey did not hold back and slammed her fellow nominee Floyd Mayweather, saying that she wondered how he felt getting beat by a girl for once. She was obviously...

Jul 17, 2015 6:45 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ Edition

  ‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ weigh-ins just went down and there were some intense staredowns going on. The fights take place Saturday morning, on UFC Fight Pass and FOX Sports 1. On the main card will be Joanne Calderwood, Evan Dunham, Ross Pearson, Joseph Duffy, Michael Bisping and Thales Leites. So, there’s no absence of...

Jul 17, 2015 6:32 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ Weigh-In Results

It’s Friday, so you know what that means. It was time for all the fighters on this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Glasgow’ to step no the scales and make things official. In tomorrow night’s main event we’ll see middleweights Michael Bisping go up against Thales Leites. Also, in the co-main event two exciting lightweights will...

Jul 17, 2015 5:48 am

RESPECT! Thomson, Ferguson Share Kind Words Following Intense Battle

UFC lightweights Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson went to war on Wednesday night at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee. Thomson showed off his toughness, but it was Ferguson who dominated with his striking and left Thomson a bloody mess. Ferguson picked up the unanimous decision win. After the fight the two warriors exchanged some...

Jul 17, 2015 12:01 am

Go Go Jose Aldo! UFC Champ Slams Reebok Kits: ‘We’re Power Rangers’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is not a fan of anything that has to do with the Reebok/UFC deal. He’s been pretty vocal about that, perhaps the most vocal out of UFC fighters. Now, he’s comparing the new uniforms to the Power Rangers. Aldo told MMAFighting: “It sucks, but what can we do? We know...

Jul 17, 2015 12:01 am

UFC’s Efrain Escudero Checked Out Magic Mike 2… No Really

The UFC’s Efrain Escudero took to social media to reveal something to all of his fans. Escudero said that he’s watched parts of the new ‘Magic Mike: XXL’ movie. I hate to admit it but just watch parts of magic mike 2, lol — Efrain Escudero (@effyescudero) July 15, 2015 He didn’t say whether he...

Jul 17, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Octagon Girls Hit Social Media Heavy — You’re Welcome!

UFC octagon girls have been busy on social media and we’ve got some of their pictures right here in one place. There are a ton of UFC octagon girls now, at this past Saturday’s UFC 189 there were nine ring card girls in attendance. Check out the photos from Arianny Celeste, Jhenny Andrade, Chrissy Blair...

Jul 16, 2015 8:47 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. # 77 W/ TJ Dillashaw

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Poll: Who You Got?

Conor McGregor returned to action at last weekend’s UFC 189 event, and effectively dismantled Chad Mendes for the UFC’s interim featherweight title. Next up is the fight all fight fans are clamoring for, Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. Who you got? Who you got? Aldo or McGregor

Jul 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Mike “Quick” Swick Announces His Retirement After UFC 189 Loss

After over ten years of fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Mike “Quick” Swick has chosen to retire. Swick was one of the many UFC main-stays that took part in the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. While he was bested by the likes of Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin in the competition, he spent...

Jul 16, 2015 4:15 pm

‘Bellator 140: Lima Vs. Koreshkov’ Weigh-In Results–– 4 Fighters Miss Weight

Bellator 140 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV and features a welterweight title fight between the champion Douglas Lima and challenger Andrey Koreshkov. Also featured on the main card is the heavy-hitter Paul Daley, who takes on Dennis Olson. The prelims will air on SpikeTV.com at 7PM ET and the main card kicks off...

Jul 16, 2015 3:45 pm

Nurmagomedov: ‘I hope Fedor knows MMA has changed’

“I grew up fighting Fedor and would very much like him to come back. However, I don’t want him in Bellator, but in the UFC. All the men whom he lost to serve in that organization.” “I hope Fedor understands that mixed martial arts has changed a lot. In any case, I wish him good...

Jul 16, 2015 3:11 pm

CM Punk: ‘Don’t thank Jesus… Thank your coach!’

After Phil “CM Punk” Brooks makes his highly anticipated UFC debut, the former WWE Superstar will have a laundry list of people to thank for preparing him for the fight and it’s safe to say the big man upstairs won’t be one of them. Brooks was recently asked what he thinks about fighters who thank...

Jul 16, 2015 2:14 pm

Randy Couture Not Counting Out Fedor Fight

Former two division UFC champion Randy Couture isn’t saying no to a fight with Fedor Emelianenko, but isn’t really sure he wants to come out of retirement. He told SI Now that it would be something he would really have to think about if the fight was ever offered to him,. “Obviously I think it’s...

Jul 16, 2015 12:51 pm

Aldo Didn’t Watch UFC 189, Willing To Fight Conor In Ireland

Conor McGregor became the UFC interim featherweight champion this past weekend in Las Vegas by defeating Chad Mendes via second-round TKO in their main event fight at UFC 189. It was a fight that most MMA fans and fighters tuned in to watch, with the exception of reigning UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, who was...

Jul 16, 2015 12:38 pm

Thales Leites Says Bisping Doesn’t Have ‘Pillow Hands’

  “Bisping is a really tough guy. He has been in the top 10 for years. I’m really prepared. There’s no such thing as pillow hands or whatever people want to call him. He is dangerous and versatile, he can punch and he can kick. I respect all my opponents. And you also can’t think...

Jul 16, 2015 10:31 am

Coker Officially Pulls Joe Schilling From ‘Dynamite’ Event

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker confirms that Bellator and GLORY fighter Joe Schilling will not be able to go for the upcoming Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event. Schilling was scheduled to participate in a kickboxing match on Sept. 19, but because of his devastating KO loss to Hisaki Kato at Bellator 139 Schilling won’t be medically cleared...

Jul 16, 2015 9:43 am

Frank Mir: ‘It Would Be An Honor To Fight Fedor’

Frank Mir added another amazing finish to his highlight reel at last night’s UFC Fight Night event in San Diego, when he floored Todd Duffee with a brutal left hand in the opening round of their main event fight. The former UFC heavyweight champion has fought a legendary list of heavyweights during his MMA career...

Jul 16, 2015 9:34 am

Frank Mir Almost Retired After Losing To Overeem

“I really was. After the Overeem fight, I kept asking myself, why do I keep putting my family through this?” “I don’t think anyone will contest that among professional athletes, fighters are in a really selfish position. I don’t mean that in a negative way. We have to put ourselves first in our training, and...

Jul 16, 2015 9:21 am

Mike Tyson Gushes About Rousey: ‘She’s A Killer’

Iron Mike Tyson is a big fan of MMA and the UFC. He can be seen at almost all of the major events, sitting ringside. When Tyson talks about a fighter, it’s a good idea to listen to his opinion, after all, he is Mike Tyson. Tyson spoke with Yahoo Sports about one of his...

Jul 16, 2015 8:52 am

UFC Fight Night 71 Attendance And Live Gate Numbers Revealed

The numbers are in for UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee and it drew an attendance of 5,471 for a gate of $412,000. That’s according to UFC’s Senior Director of Public Relations, who announced the numbers during last night’s post-fight press conference. The night was kicked off with rather lackluster preliminary fights, but once...

Jul 16, 2015 6:41 am

UFC Fighters React To Frank Mir’s One-Punch KO Over Duffee

Last night at UFC Fight Night San Diego Frank Mir shocked the world again by standing and trading with Todd Duffee, instead of trying to get the fight to the ground. He ate a few big shots but eventually connected with a massive left hand that put Duffee out cold. It was a beautiful one-punch...