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Jun 18, 2012 7:37 am

Exclusive | Rockhold on Kennedy, "I am going to look to expose him"

Despite being the current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke Rockhold still remains one of the most consistently underrated fighters. Rockhold displays well rounded skills in every fight, and performs at a level on par with the UFC’s top athletes. On July 14th of this year he defends his championship against Tim Kennedy in Portland Oregon. “Training’s...

Jun 14, 2012 7:22 am

Exclusive Video | Getting Filthy With Tom Lawlor | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “Filthy” Tom Lawlor is quite the character. I recently got a chance to sit down with Tom at Tim Burrill BJJ in Providence, Rhode Island, and discuss his win over Jason MacDonald, the money troubles he had going into the bout, and how the “Knockout of the Night” bonus really helped him...


Jun 13, 2012 1:00 pm

Exclusive | Javier Mendez on Swick's return, Thomson vs. Melendez 4

Once again legendary AKA founder Javier Mendez opened up to BJpenn.com and this time he touched on two of the school’s most recognizable names, Mike Swick and Josh Thomson. Mike Swick exploded on to the scene after competing on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter. Since then Mike has dropped down from light heavyweight...

Jun 9, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Martin Kampmann Wants The Champ, Will Settle For Hendricks | UFC NEWS

Martin Kampmann is coming off what some people might call his biggest win to date. At the Ultimate Fighter 15 finale he knocked out top contender Jake Ellenberger. The fight was not easy and in the first round Kampmann was rocked and fell to the canvas. Ellenberger could not finish the fight and apparently Martin...

Jun 9, 2012 2:53 pm

Exclusive | AKA Founder Javier Mendez opens up about Cain Velasquez | UFC NEWS

Javier Mendez is one of the best trainers in the history of MMA. He is the legendary founder of the American Kickboxing Academy and former kickboxing world champion himself. He has produced many notable fighters and coached them to championships. Mendez’s credentials speak for themselves so it should be no surprise when one of his...

Jun 4, 2012 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Rich Franklin Talks Replacing Vitor Against Silva, Le

Call him what you want but Rich Franklin is a company man. Initially scheduled to face Cung Le at UFC 148, Franklin now faces Wanderlei Silva in the main event of UFC 147 after Wanderlei’s opponent Vitor Belfort was injured. Rich has stepped up and filled spots before, but his fight with Le was to...

Jun 4, 2012 7:54 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 2 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Part 2 of Roy Nelson’s epic thoughts on just about everything! On whether he thought he might replace Alistair Overeem when Overeem was pulled from the fight with Junior Dos Santos: “That never crossed my mind. It’s the UFC sometimes you never know what they’re thinking over there”. Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva: “I didn’t...

Jun 1, 2012 7:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 1 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Roy Nelson recently spoke to BJPenn.com and the results were epic. He touched on just about every topic possible and we were more than willing to listen. On how he’s feeling after his KO victory over Dave Herman at UFC 146: “Ready to fight again. My training camp was a lot harder. It made the...

Jun 1, 2012 12:25 am

Exclusive | Jens Pulver: "No, I’m Not Holding On Too Long" | MMA NEWS

Switching things up a bit, we get personal with our very own, Jens “Lil Evil” Pulver.  Lil’ Evil just defeated Jesse Thorton via unanimous decision at Operation: Fight Night in Fort Hood, Texas on May 26.  Abel puts Jens on the hot seat to answer all the tough questions everyone wants to know, as well as talk...

May 31, 2012 8:11 pm

Exclusive | Jeffrey Earnhardt Discusses Victorious MMA Debut | MMA NEWS

Just Scrap Radio Episode 7 started the show off with a member of NASCAR’s royal family, Jeffrey Earnhardt.  Jeffrey recently made his MMA debut on May 12 winning by unanimous decision.  He wrestled 2 years in high school then racing took over leaving him no time for wrestling. Jens Pulver:  The pedigree that you come from...

May 30, 2012 3:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Vinny Magalhães Talks Silva, Sonnen, M-1 Global and His UFC Prospects

Vinny Magalhães is one of the most talked-about mixed martial artists not currently signed to a major promotion’s talent roster. The 27-year-old Brazilian has been getting attention lately for a number of reasons: (1) training consensus #2 middleweight Chael Sonnen in the lead up to his rematch with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, who is...

May 25, 2012 3:38 pm

Exclusive | Phil Baroni Predicts UFC 146 & His Next Fight | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC Heavyweight Championship is on the line at UFC 146 this Saturday, as Junior Dos Santos looks to defend his belt against two-time former champion Frank Mir. All of the fights on the PPV portion of the event will take place in the heavyweight division. Phil Baroni was good enough to...

May 24, 2012 3:52 pm

Exclusive | Cesar Gracie: Nate Will Fight Anybody – He's Fought Everybody | UFC News

The last segment of Cesar Gracie’s interview, Jens Pulver fondly brings up “Baby D” Nate Diaz and asks Cesar “What do you think about the terror he’s going on right now?” Cesar replies in detail…. “I think Nate Diaz is the future of the 155lbs division.  In the past there were issues, there strength issues,...

May 24, 2012 1:06 pm

Exclusive | Jacob Volkmann on Diaz, Sass, Mayhem debate, and more

Jacob Volkmann is riding a 5 fight win streak. That is not a common feat in the UFC if you were to scour the records of its many fighters. Up next for Jacob is Paul Sass at UFC 146. Sass is a submission specialist with a dangerous set of base skills. Volkmann has acknowledged them,...

May 23, 2012 5:34 pm

Exclusive | Johny Hendricks Predicts UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 is scheduled to take place on May 26, 2012. The headline bout for the card is current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus former champ Frank Mir. Also featured on the card is a superfight between former champ Cain Velasquez and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Additionally, Roy Nelson faces Dave Herman, and Lavar...