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Nov 13, 2015 9:16 am

ONE Championship 32 Askren vs. Santos title fight canceled

A ONE Championship rematch scheduled for today that has been seven months in the making will not come to a realization. After a no-contest bout due to an accidental eye poke between champion Ben Askren and Luis Santos went down at ONE Championship 26 in April, the two were set to fight again Friday in...

Nov 13, 2015 8:48 am

Champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk bitter from all the attention being focused on Ronda Rousey?

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is simply all the rage. From movies to magazine covers, media reporters are like starving animals waiting to get fed an answer from Rousey just days ahead of her main event UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm. It is a different tone for UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna...

Nov 13, 2015 8:31 am

Rogan questions post-TRT Belfort

Going into Vitor Belfort’s trilogy bout with Dan Henderson this past Saturday in Sao Paulo there was much question as to how Belfort would look given that he was no longer able to use Testosterone Replacement Therapy. Belfort silenced critics by stopping Henderson with strikes in the 1st round, however as Joe Rogan points out,...

Nov 13, 2015 7:58 am

White reveals what was said between Jedrzejczyk and Letourneau

Yesterday at the UFC 193 media day staredowns UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau had quite the heated staredown that was complete with inaudible trash talk (See that by clicking THIS LINK). UFC President Dana White shed some light on what was said between the two in the heated moment. He spoke...


Nov 13, 2015 7:46 am

Henderson teases big announcement on Saturday

Dan Henderson is fresh off of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’ TKO loss to Vitor Belfort, but that hasn’t stopped the former Pride FC champion from teasing a major announcement. While many, including Kenny Florian and Daniel Cormier, are calling for Hendo’s retirement, he assured fans that the announcement on Saturday would have nothing...

Nov 13, 2015 7:42 am

Rousey reveals she has arthritis

Ronda Rousey may only have 12 professional MMA fights, but that on top of her extensive Judo background have lead to multiple surgeries, and apparently arthritis. During a UFC 193 media day scrum, Rousey was asked by MMAJunkie about Miesha Tate potentially retiring as a result of being snubbed for a title shot (See that...

Nov 13, 2015 7:37 am

WATCH! EA Sports UFC 2 cover athlete reveal

Last week it was confirmed that EA Sports UFC 2 was in the works. Shortly after that, the first trailer for the game was released (See that by clicking THIS LINK). Now, you can see the cover athlete reveal above!

Nov 13, 2015 7:00 am

Stacked UFC 194 lineup announced!

The UFC announced the main PPV card and preliminary cards airing on Fox Sports 1 and on UFC Fight Pass. UFC 194 is headline by featherweight champion Jose Aldo versus interim champion Conor McGregor, while middleweight champion Chris Weidman takes on Luke Rockhold in the co-main event. Full lineup for UFC 194: MAIN CARD (PPV/10...

Nov 12, 2015 8:05 pm

WATCH! Cormier, Florian, and VanZant predict Rousey vs. Holm

Ahead of UFC 193 on Saturday night, Daniel Cormier and Kenny Florian predicted the UFC 193 main event bout between Ronda Rousey and Holly Holm. In addition, top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant gave her predictions for the fight. In addition, see the intense staredowns from the UFC 193 media day yesterday by clicking...

Nov 12, 2015 7:06 pm

MMA Champion Travis Browne: I have a champion’s mindset

Travis Browne is currently spending his time training at Glendale Fighting Club in Glendale California under the tutelage of Edmond Tarverdyan, who also trains UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Browne at Glendale Fighting Club to discuss his recent loss to Andrei Arlovski, Nick Diaz’s suspension, and what’s...

Nov 12, 2015 7:01 pm

Cro Cop admits to growth hormone usage

Last week Mirko Cro Cop revealed that he would be retiring from MMA as a result of a shoulder injury sustained in training. Cro Cop penned a lengthy statement on his official website, where he explained that he had been training with an injury throughout his entire training camp for his UFC Fight Night: Seoul...

Nov 12, 2015 2:00 pm

The Man Whose Hands Are “Deadly Weapons” In the Lone Star State: A Cautionary Tale

By Erik Magraken and Michael Martin There is an old and amusing myth, perhaps originating from tacky ads in comic books and martial arts magazines, that trained martial artists must register their hands with local authorities as deadly weapons. The truth is there is no such regulatory requirement in North America. You’d have to go...

Nov 12, 2015 12:39 pm

Female MMA Champion Ronda Rousey shows off hand speed while prepping for Holm

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is currently preparing for her UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm this Saturday in Melbourne Australia. Ahead of the bout, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage filmed some exclusive footage of the champ working with head coach Edmond Tarverdyan.

Nov 12, 2015 11:33 am

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone Possible IV ban exemption due to accident

Recent news of Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone’s missed USADA drug test has kicked up a lot of dust. One of the matters brought up is the recent IV ban by USADA, which Cerrone claims he is exempt from due to an anomaly in Cerrone’s body that is hard to digest. The UFC lightweight title contender is...

Nov 12, 2015 11:00 am

WATCH! See what these college girls think of Ronda Rousey

SimpleSexyStupid interviews some female college students at California State Universtity, Fullerton to get their views of the UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. A variety of girls are asked if they know who the star is, to how much they would have to be paid to fight her. Check out the feature in the video...

Nov 12, 2015 10:23 am

Cowboy Cerrone allowed use IV to rehydrate despite IV ban

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is without a doubt a fan-favorite fighter. What many people don’t know about Cerrone is that he is missing approximately 50 feet of his intestines and only has half a stomach. He explained on the Pirates Life Podcast.

Nov 12, 2015 10:03 am

Kimbo Slice explains beef with Dada 5000: Going to ‘knock his ass out’

The news of the latest card announced by Bellator has been buzzing with some very interesting fights. One bout on Bellator 149 that has a lot of fans talking about is between Kimbo Slice and Dhafir Harris who goes by the name Dada 5000. For someone flipping through the TV Guide, an alluring program to tune in...

Nov 12, 2015 8:49 am

Herb Dean discusses controversial Belfort vs. Henderson III stoppage

Referees have it tough. They have to walk the fine line of letting a fighter live their dreams and fight on in times of despair like the warriors they are, and also protect them in their best interest in the name of safety and well being. Refs hold the sorcerer’s stick that could ultimately alter...

Nov 12, 2015 8:21 am

Mark Hunt’s camp involved big changes to redeem himself in Bigfoot fight

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is still disappointed in himself after a bad loss that came from the hands of Stipe Miocic back in May. According to a report from MMA Junkie, Hunt said he had to cut 22 pounds for that bout to reach the 266-pound heavyweight limit, which was the reason he gassed early...

Nov 12, 2015 8:06 am

Jedrzejczyk: Letourenau is afraid already

Valerie Letourneau may be content playing the role of underdog for her UFC 193 co-main event bout against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, but according to ‘Joanna Champion’ Letourneau is definitely scared. The champ spoke to MMAJunkie at the UFC 193 open workouts yesterday. “I could see in her eyes she was acting tough,” the champ said after...

Nov 12, 2015 8:01 am

Rousey would rather DIE than tap out

Ronda Rousey previously stated that she would rather die in the Octagon than tap out. The comment garnered quite a bit of criticism from fans, however to this day Rousey still stands by her comment. In a recent interview for ABC Australia Rousey was asked about the situation. “You once said you are willing to...

Nov 12, 2015 7:49 am

Dodson wants undefeated prospect at bantamweight

Veteran UFC flyweight John Dodson is coming off his 2nd loss to Demetrious Johnson in a title fight, and with a long road back to a 3rd title shot, Dodson is turning his sights to the bantamweight division. According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, Dodson is specifically looking to fight undefeated prospect Thomas Almeida,...

Nov 12, 2015 7:41 am

Nurmagomedov NOT retiring after latest injury

When Khabib Nurmagomedov pulled out of his TUF 22 finale bout against Tony Ferguson due to a rib injury ‘The Eagle’ revealed that he may never return to the Octagon. It has been 3 injuries in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. On...

Nov 12, 2015 7:37 am

WATCH! UFC 193 open workout highlights

Yesterday the UFC 193 open workouts went down from Melbourne Australia where the fighters from UFC 193 worked out for fans, or in Holly Holm’s case with fans. Catch the highlights from the UFC 193 open workouts above featuring Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm, Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Valerie Letourneau, Mark Hunt, and Bigfoot Silva.

Nov 12, 2015 6:51 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. has this to say about Ronda Rousey’s ‘Ring Magazine’ cover

Boxing legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. shared his view with FightHype.com on the recent news that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would grace the cover of The Ring magazine in the January 2016 issue. “Well, you know, congratulations, but you know the sport is starting to look bad when a female fighter from a whole...

Nov 11, 2015 6:08 pm

Lorenzo Ferita buys Jose Aldo protective training vest ahead of UFC 194

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta isn’t taking any chances when it comes to having UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo withdraw from UFC 194 with another rib injury. The UFC boss bought Jose Aldo 2 shirts with rib padding according to Aldo’s wife, who gave the scoop to Combate. “Lorenzo gave two shirts for him with protection...