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Jun 30, 2015 8:00 am

UFC Fighter Reacts To IV Ban With Lots Of Curse Words

With the ban of IVs for the use of re-hydrating, plenty of fighters have spoken up about the subject. Last week USADA visited ATT and informed fighters that IVs will no longer be allowed. Fighter who cut a lot of weight are going to have to figure out how to adapt to this new rule,...

Jun 30, 2015 7:58 am

Frankie Edgar “Annoyed” With UFC 189 Snub

“I was a little surprised by it. Somebody called and asked if I was willing to step in, so I almost wish they didn’t ask me at all, get my hopes up for nothing. “Not taking anything away from Mendes, obviously he’s a stud and he goes in there, he won his last fight by...

Jun 30, 2015 7:39 am

Jon Anik Speaks Out About Yoel Romero’s Controversial Comments

“The last thing on my mind was that he might be taking a shot at that unprecedented ruling on gay marriage. He has been one of the more outwardly religious guys in the UFC. He makes Vitor Belfort sound like an atheist. So this has always been the book on Yoel Romero, so when he...

Jun 30, 2015 7:33 am

NSAC: ‘Highly Unlikely Aldo Will Not Fight At UFC 189’

Jose Aldo’s health is still in question. Conflicting reports from Brazilian doctors and American doctors have left fans wondering if the UFC featherweight champion will actually make it into the octagon next month, against Conor McGregor. Nevada State Athletic Commission’s director Bob Bennett told ESPN that from where things stand right now, he expects Aldo...

Jun 30, 2015 7:26 am

“I want to eat her soul and maul her face off”

Tell us how you really feel Bec Rawlings. The UFC strawweight isn’t one to hold back, especially when talking about her opponents. In a recent interview with the Daily Record, ‘Rowdy’ Rawlings talked about her upcoming fight with Joanne Calderwood. Here’s what the Australian fighter had to say: “I want to eat her soul and...

Jun 30, 2015 6:50 am

Chad Mendes: ‘McGregor Better Pray Aldo Makes It To UFC 189’

UFC featherweight and current standby fighter for UFC 189, Chad Mendes, is busy training and getting his weight down, just in case Jose Aldo cant’ fight next month against Conor McGregor. Mendes is confident in his match-up with McGregor and says that the Irishmen better pray that Aldo can go, or he’s in for a...

Jun 30, 2015 6:30 am

McGregor: ‘My Girlfriend’s Ex Whooped My A*s’

Conor McGregor is Mr. Confidence. He predicts the end of his fights, he walks around and makes bold and flashy statements, but before he was a UFC star, he was getting beat up by one of his girlfriends’ ex-boyfriends. In an old interview from 2011, McGregor told Fight Hounds that he basically started training because...

Jun 30, 2015 5:57 am

REPLAY! UFC/Reebok Unveil New Uniforms

The UFC will reveal the new Reebok uniforms today during a live press conference. The UFC’s biggest stars will be present to see the new mandated uniforms that they will be wearing inside the octagon. Check it out LIVE right here on BJPENN.COM at 10AM ET. “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No...

Jun 30, 2015 5:52 am

WSOF Re-sign Three of their Champions

  “We are thrilled to have these three incredible champions on board with WSOF for the long haul again. Justin and Marlon are both homegrown superstars that we have been building since we opened the doors at WSOF while David, who came to us as an established star, has grown into an even more dynamic...

Jun 30, 2015 5:44 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites’ Rounded Out with 12 Fights

The UFC will venture to Glasgow, Scotland on July 18th with ‘UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Leites.’ The main card will feature a main event between middleweights Michael Bisping and Thales Leites and a co-main between Evan Dunham and Ross Pearson. Also featured on the main card will be Joseph Duffy, AKA the last man...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Jose Aldo On Track for Medical Clearance to Fight at UFC 189

The main-event of “UFC 189” was in question last week when Jose Aldo suffered an injury while training. While it is currently not clear as to whether or not he suffered a rib fracture or bruise, the fact remains that he is injured and Chad Mendes has signed on as a stand-by to fight McGregor...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Lawler: ‘There’s a Reason Why McGregor is Where He is Today’

UFC Welterweight Champion Robbie Lawler is set to defend his championship in a rematch against Rory MacDonald in the co main-event of UFC 189, but it’s easy to see why some casual fans wouldn’t know that. The pay-per-view buyrate is expected to be the biggest in years and that’s mostly thanks to the fact that...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

HE’S ROLLIN’! Burt Watson Enjoying Being Relevant In MMA World

Burt Watson will forever be known as the “babysitter of the stars”. He was one of the most important backstage officials at UFC event and organized everything from fighter weigh-ins to their walkouts before their fights. When he chose to leave the UFC, the company needed to hire eight people just to fill the void...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Fabricio Werdum Shows Interest in Superfight with Jon Jones

When Cain Velasquez was the UFC Heavyweight Champion, there were talks of him taking place in a super-fight with then UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Both fighters have since lost their championships and talks of the super-fight dissipated along with the certainty of Jones’ UFC future. Now that things could be looking up for...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Bermudez: ‘I Hope Aldo’s Injury Isn’t Some Boxing Bull’

Even though Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are still set to clash in the main event of “UFC 189”, the champion’s rib injury is hanging over the event like a black cloud. Featherweight Dennis Bermudez threw in his two cents on the situation and hopes it doesn’t end up being drama compared to boxing. “I...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Aldo to Train Tuesday to Help Decide if He Can Fight McGregor at UFC 189

Chad Mendes is ready and willing to step in to face Conor McGregor in the main event of “UFC 189” if Jose Aldo is not medically cleared to compete. As of right now, Aldo is still expected to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship. However, we could be finding out if he will be able to...

Jun 29, 2015 2:58 pm

McGregor Explains How Miserable Plumbing Gig Led to MMA Career

Conor McGregor is one step away from fulfilling his dream of becoming UFC Featherweight Champion. Jose Aldo will be defending his championship against McGregor at UFC 189 in July and, even though the champion is injured, the fight is still set to take place. It wasn’t always glitz and glamour for McGregor, though. When he...

Jun 29, 2015 2:57 pm

Devastating KO Likely Blasts Schilling off Bellator/GLORY Dynamite Card

As if things couldn’t get any worse for the crossover combat sports athlete. Joe Schilling suffered one of the most brutal knockouts in Bellator history on the main card of their event this past Friday and has been issued a lengthy medical suspension by the Kansas Athletic Commission. The medical suspension for Joe Schilling is...

Jun 29, 2015 2:20 pm

Daley Responds to Koscheck Challenge: ‘At Least Get a Win in Bellator’

After several years, Josh Koscheck is finally back at home with SPIKE. Now a Bellator fighter, Koscheck was quick to make his first challenge and revealed he had his sights set on a rematch with Paul Daley. The two had previously met in the co main-event of UFC 113 in a bout that was filled...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...