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Sep 17, 2015 7:01 pm

Joey Beltran: “I’m Opening The Flood Gates On All These Fools At 185!”

Mixed martial arts veteran Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) made his middleweight debut at April’s Bellator 136 event, where he scored a unanimous decision victory over Brian Rogers. “The Mexicutioner” is now set to face Kendall Grove in the co-main event of Bellator 143, which goes down September 25 live from State Farm Arena in Texas....

Sep 17, 2015 5:47 pm

Getting Your Forum Fix –– You’re Welcome!

For the hardcore MMA fans out there, forums are a part of life. They keep you up to date on certain things, they provide you with some entertainment and overall are just fun to surf through. However, these days MMA forums are so vast and large sometimes it gets difficult to really hone in on...

Sep 17, 2015 4:43 pm

‘WSOF 23: Gaethje vs. Palomino 2’ Weigh-In Results –– 3 Fighters Miss Weight

On Friday night WSOF 23 goes down with two title fights on the line. In the co-main, WSOF middleweight champion David Branch will drop down and look to earn a second title when he fights Teddy Holder for the inaugural light heavyweight title. In the main event we’ll get an epic rematch between lightweight champion...

Sep 17, 2015 4:31 pm

Paige VanZant Vs. Joanne Calderwood Will Headline Fight Pass Card On Dec. 10

Well it was announced earlier today, by the fighter herself, that Paige VanZant had signed a new contract with the UFC. In the tweet she sent out announcing the news she also said that she finalized her next fight and had an opponent. She didn’t release who, but now we know. According to the UFC,...


Sep 17, 2015 3:18 pm

Behind-The-Scenes Look At Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Setup

Bellator’s history making ‘Dynamite’ event is just around the corner and will go down this Saturday night on Spike TV. A lot of people have been wondering exactly what it’s going to look like having a Bellator cage and a GLORY kickboxing ring on the same floor in the same venue. That question has now...

Sep 17, 2015 2:26 pm

LEGENDS! Sakuraba And Royce Gracie Tie-Up At Bellator Event

Talk about star power. Bellator ‘Dynamite’ goes down on Saturday night and will be the first of it’s kind, with a massive night of MMA fights and GLORY kickboxing matches going on in the same venue. The promotion didn’t hold back and brought out all the big guns to help promote the event. At recent...

Sep 17, 2015 1:51 pm

Scott Coker Wants Bellator To Be Like Pride –– But Better!

Bellator MMA president Scott Coker just wants his promotion to be better than Pride FC, is that too much to ask? Coker spoke with media earlier this week, ahead of this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. When asked about his plans and expectations for the future of Bellator, he said simply: “I want it to be like...

Sep 17, 2015 1:23 pm

Paige VanZant Lands A New UFC Contract And A New Opponent

According to UFC strawweight and Team Alpha Male fighter Paige VanZant, she just locked down a brand new UFC contract and got her next fight finalized. ’12 Gauge’ took to Twitter to announce the news, sharing a picture of herself with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. VanZant is a fast rising star and fan favorite who...

Sep 17, 2015 12:02 pm

Dustin Poirier Picks McGregor Over Aldo –– ‘Conor’s The Real Deal’

UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier had a chance to stop the Conor McGregor hype train a little while back, but loss via TKO in the first round. There was a lot of talk from McGregor, as usual, going into that fight but Poirier says the talking didn’t affect him, it was McGregor’s punch. He also didn’t...

Sep 17, 2015 11:44 am

Chuck Liddell Explains Difference Between McGregor And Sonnen

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck ‘The Iceman’ Liddell isn’t a fan of trash talk. But is a self-proclaimed fan of Conor McGregor, wait, what? Yes Liddell says he’s excited to see what McGregor can do against the featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, at UFC 194. Liddell recently spoke with MMAJunkie and explained that while he...

Sep 17, 2015 10:29 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Hit List Is Impressive

UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been absolutely dominant, especially in her last two fights, where she dethroned Carla Esparza and beat up challenger Jessica Penne. She’s now set to co-headline UFC 193 and will take on Valerie Letourneau, a fellow striker, in a five round scrap. Not a lot of fans know much about...

Sep 17, 2015 10:15 am

WATCH! Josh Thomson Ready To Perform In Front Of Hometown Crowd

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and UFC fighter Josh Thomson will get to make his Bellator MMA debut in front of his home crowd, in San Jose, CA. He’ll be fighting Mike Bronzoulis at this Saturday’s historic Bellator ‘Dynamite’ event. It will be the first of its kind, featuring both a cage for MMA fights and...

Sep 17, 2015 10:13 am

UFC Strawweight Claudia Gadelha Latest To Be Randomly Drug Tested

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha is the latest fighter to get randomly drug tested under the UFC’s new drug testing policy. The Brazilian fighter took to Twitter to share the photo with her fans, saying: One more time being tested and always going to the game clean. That Indian blood tho. Gadelha was expected to rematch...

Sep 17, 2015 9:50 am

Gustafsson Defends Diaz –– ‘Don’t Ruin A Brother’s Life’

UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson is on team #FreeNickDiaz for sure. The Swedish fighter felt the need to go on his Facebook to share his thoughts on Nick Diaz’s five year suspension. The support for Diaz has truly been overwhelming. It just shows how well Diaz is received in the MMA community and...

Sep 17, 2015 9:30 am

Another Athletic Commission Speaks Out –– Calls Diaz Suspension ‘Plain Wrong’

We’ve heard from tons of fighters who have spoken out about the Nick Diaz’s five year suspension, even a few who have pledged to boycott Nevada because of it. From UFC champion Ronda Rousey to UFC commentator Joe Rogan, they’ve all showed support for Diaz and have criticized the commissions decision. Well now we have...

Sep 17, 2015 9:06 am

Chris Weidman Responds To Vitor Belfort’s ‘Cycling’ Comment

Earlier in the week, UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort spoke to the media in Brazil, to promote his upcoming fight with Dan Henderson. But of course, Chris Weidman’s name came up. Belfort ended up saying that while everyone was worried about this testosterone levels for his fight with Weidman, they should have been paying attention to...

Sep 17, 2015 8:22 am

Chael Sonnen Gives His Take On Nick Diaz’s ‘Head Scratching’ Suspension

Former UFC fighter Chael Sonnen has been active on social media, promoting the sale of #FreeNickdiaz shirts, something he’s working with Diaz on. But he has yet to really give his take on the situation. Well he finally spoke out and talked honestly about how he feels about the NSAC’s decision to suspend Nick Diaz...

Sep 17, 2015 8:08 am

Miesha Tate: ‘Dana White’s Comments Were Offensive’

UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate hasn’t talked a lot about being passed over for the title shot by Holly Holm, except for a statement on her Instagram and a recent interview at an Invicta FC event where she said it was heartbreaking. Well last night the number one contender joined ‘UFC Tonight’ and talked a little...

Sep 17, 2015 6:01 am

UFC Announces Their Return To London

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is heading back to London for the second time. The last time London held a UFC event it was headlined by Alexander Gustafsson vs. Jimi Manuwa. Gus ended up winning that night, finishing Manuwa via TKO in the second round. Now the promotion will return with a Fight Night card, held...

Sep 17, 2015 5:46 am

Bellator ‘Dynamite’ Tournament Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Drug Tests

Good news, all the fighters in this Saturday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ tournament have passed their out-of-competition drug tests. The news comes from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) executive officer Andy Foster. The tournament will include Phil Davis, King Mo Lawal, Emanuel Newton and Linton Vassell. The winner of the tournament will be crowned tournament champ and...

Sep 17, 2015 5:34 am

If Not For Scott Coker, Josh Thomson Might Be Retired Right Now

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson most recently fought for the UFC. Now, in his next fight, he’ll be in the Bellator MMA cage. Thomson fought four times in the UFC but will now test the waters in a new promotion. There was some controversy surrounding his departure from the UFC. The promotion came out...

Sep 17, 2015 5:18 am

Ben Askren Rematches Luis Santos at ONE Championship 34

ONE Championship’s Ben Askren and Luis Santos will meet each other in the cage once again. Their first fight ended in a No Contest. Now, they’ll run things back and give it another shot when they face off at ‘ONE Championship 34: Pride of Lions’ which goes down on November 13 in Singapore. The welterweight...

Sep 17, 2015 4:42 am

Joey Beltran: “After The Newton Fight, My Wife Really Wanted Me To Retire”

Bellator middleweight standout Joey Beltran (16-11 MMA) is busy preparing for his September 25 battle with Kendall Grove, which will serve as the co-main event for Bellator 143. “The Mexicutioner” recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of topics, including leaving the sport of mixed martial arts on his own terms....

Sep 17, 2015 2:04 am

REPLAY! The Ultimate Fighter 22: Hall vs. Slioa

On Wednesday’s new episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: McGregor vs. Faber’ we got to see the first fight of the season between fighters who made it into the house. This time around it was Team Europe’s Frantz Slioa vs. Team USA’s Ryan Hall. So the story of this fight was that Ryan Hall is a...

Sep 17, 2015 12:46 am

Like Father, Like Son

UFC featherweight Max Holloway is down for the count ladies and gentleman. The Hawaiian fighter took to Instagram to share a funny picture with his fans, one showing him lying on the floor with an icepack on his nose, while his young son stands over him with boxing gloves on. Hey, the apple doesn’t fall...

Sep 17, 2015 12:42 am

Throwback Thursday! Relive Some Of Nick Diaz’s Greatest Fights

It’s Thursday, so it’s time to throw it back. Since Nick Diaz is on everyone’s minds we thought it would be a good idea to remind fans just how badas* of a fighter Diaz is. There’s no surprise Diaz has received this much support from fans and fighter, the guy’s a warrior who goes into...

Sep 17, 2015 12:39 am

Throwback! UFC Strawweight Fails Big Time At American Ninja Warrior

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig attempted to compete on ‘American Ninja Warrior’ a while back. Well, things didn’t really go her way. She trained for it, then when it came time to run the obstacle course, when got stopped on the first challenge. It’s not uncommon for the show, a lot of contestants eat it early,...