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Nov 1, 2015 10:18 pm

WATCH! ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring

Last week a video emerged of Conor McGregor and Thor Bjornsson, better known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones, engaging in a friendly bareknuckle sparring session. That resulted in a video emerging of ‘The Mountain’ full contact boxing sparring. What happens towards the end might shock you.

Nov 1, 2015 10:10 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Halloween – Part 2!

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, which resulted in many fighters dressing up in Halloween costumes. The result was many scary and many hysterical costumes. There were so many good ones, that we had to compile a second list of the best costumes from the MMA community. In addition, see more fighter’s Halloween costumes by...

Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

Cormier no-shows backroom fight, photoshops picture

Recently Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier agreed to a backroom fight at the opening of Greg Jackson’s new gym in New Mexico. Daniel Cormier was MIA for most of the morning, which led to Jones calling him out on Twitter. Daniel Cormier then responded with a photoshopped image, trolling Jones by saying he was at...


Oct 31, 2015 1:29 pm

Coach Kavanagh and Gunnar Nelson react to McGregor vs. ‘The Mountain’

Friday evening Conor McGregor posted a photo to Instagram showing himself standing across from Hafþór J Björnsson, also known as ‘The Mountain’ from Game Of Thrones. The caption read “Today I had a bare-knuckle fight off a 180kg monster called ‘The Mountain’ I’d never fought, or even seen a man that big before.” Many doubted...

Oct 31, 2015 10:48 am

MUST SEE! McGregor releases bare-knuckle fight video

Conor McGregor posted a photo on Instagram Friday evening showing him appearing to fight ‘The Mountain’ from Game of Thrones who weighs approximately 400 pounds. Many doubted that McGregor actually fought The Mountain, however McGregor posted the video to prove the doubters wrong! Surprisingly, as the match goes on, both men land some solid body...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 31, 2015 10:20 am

Jones calls out Cormier: ‘You on your way?’

On Friday Jon Jones took to Twitter to state that he would fight Daniel Cormier anywhere and anytime, he just wants his UFC championship back. Cormier responded via Twitter, and then the pair agreed to fight on Saturday at the new Jackson’s MMA gym in Albuquerque in an unsanctioned fight. Apparently Cormier has no-showed because...

Oct 31, 2015 10:15 am

Stipe Miocic wasn’t involved in deciding to fight Andrei Arlovski

Ben Rothwell was quite upset after Stipe Miocic withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout and then signed to fight Andrei Arlovski at UFC 195 in January. Rothwell went on to say that he felt it would take an act of God for him to get a fight with a top-ranked heavyweight. As it...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:42 am

Askren rips ‘dummy’ Johny Hendricks

The Askren-Hendricks saga continues! Ben Askren has previously stated that he’s okay not signing with the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped him from talking trash to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks any chance he gets. Askren even went as far as to harass Hendricks in person, telling him to ask Dana White to set...

Oct 31, 2015 9:05 am

‘His head is still spinning from when I knocked him out’

Luke Rockhold recently put former UFC champion Vitor Belfort on blast, saying that Belfort takes cheating to a whole new level. ‘The Phenom’ certainly didn’t take too well to those comments, and while talking on Inside MMA about his career and TRT usage, he was asked about Rockhold’s comments. “I think his head is still...

Oct 31, 2015 8:27 am

NSAC Members receiving death threats over Nick Diaz suspension

Recently, when the NSAC handed Nick Diaz a 5-year suspension for a failed drug test for marijuana, the MMA community was outraged. The outrage spread, and suddenly many high-profile celebrities began backing Diaz and crying foul. A White House petition was started that earned the 100,000 required signatures thanks to the help of Cher, Wiz...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 30, 2015 1:13 pm

Jones ‘instrumental’ in Holm’s preparation for Rousey

Ahead of her UFC title shot against undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm has been receiving extra training advice from the arguable pound 4 pound king, Jon Jones. Jones and Holm are teammates, but from what Holm told media members on the UFC 193 conference call yesterday, Jones has been working with...

Oct 30, 2015 12:54 pm

Oscar De La Hoya has been in talks with Ronda Rousey regarding boxing career

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has gone on record and said that she wants to win titles in sports outside of MMA. Her initiative to be remembered as the greatest combat sport fighter of all time would require her to step outside of the Octagon and in to a new ring. Retired boxing world champion...

Oct 30, 2015 11:40 am

With Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, Tony Ferguson gets new opponent at TUF 22 Finale

With the lightweight division rumble of Khabib Nurmagomedov having to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale, Ferguson has been booked with a new opponent for the Dec. 11 fight. Edson Barboza has stepped in to replace Nurmagomedov, according to an announcement from the UFC on Friday. While Nurmagomedov...

Oct 30, 2015 11:11 am

John Lineker looks to be the ‘giant at bantamweight’

UFC veteran John Lineker is looking to build his name in the bantamweight division, and may be able to do that with a potential revenge match with Bryan Caraway. “I saw that Bryan Caraway wants to fight me,” Lineker wrote to MMA Junkie. “I also heard he’s friends with Francisco Rivera, so I guess he...

Oct 30, 2015 10:29 am

Joe Lauzon rallying for the fight against cancer! Here is how you can join

UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon and his family have already beat the biggest opponent they could ever face. Lauzon’s son was diagnosed with cancer just days after he was born last year. Fortunately young Joey Lauzon has the fighting spirit like his dad and was able to overcome the illness. Lauzon is rallying for a donation...

Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am

Exclusive Video: Rousey’s coach explains her dominance in the sport

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan about his prized pupil’s dominance in the sport. UFC 193 goes down on November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. Rousey vs. Holm will headline the event, while Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Oct 30, 2015 9:55 am

CSAC holding weight-cutting summit with UFC, Bellator, WSOF and Invicta to attend

Making weight is part of a fighter’s job, however with incidents of weight cuts sending people to the hospital and even a case of death have officials concerned. The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) and Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) sent out invitations on Thursday for a weight-cutting and dehydration summit in Los Angeles on...

Oct 30, 2015 9:46 am

WATCH! Valerie Letourneau highlight video

Ahead of UFC 193 on November 14th, many are counting UFC women’s strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau out of her title bout with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk despite Letourneau being undefeated inside the Octagon. Even oddsmakers currently have Letourneau as a +900 favorite, meaning if you were to bet $100 on her and she were to...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 8:28 am

Ilir Latifi to fight Sean O’Connell in Boston

The UFC revealed Thursday evening that Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi is slated to fight Sean O’Connell at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz,’ also known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston,’ on January 17th. Latifi will be making his American debut after 5 UFC fights taking place overseas. He is coming off a quick KO win...

Oct 30, 2015 8:14 am

Joe Rogan reacts to Miesha Tate’s potential retirement

Miesha Tate has been understandably frustrated since the UFC gave a title shot to Holly Holm after they promised the shot to Tate for defeating Jessica Eye at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ earlier this year. Earlier this week Tate even went as far as to say that if the UFC relinquished her...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...