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Jul 1, 2015 12:54 pm

Leben: “I don’t have anything to prove anymore”

  Former UFC middleweight and TUF 1 cast member Chris ‘The Crippler’ Leben recently caught up with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage and talked about his retirement. So, will the fan favorite ever step back into the cage? Probably not. “Everybody’s always asking me, ‘Chris, you should fight again now that you’re not on all these...

Jul 1, 2015 12:28 pm

“HE’LL BE CRYING FOR HIS MAMA”

UFC featherweight Chad Mendes was informed yesterday that he will be stepping in for Jose Aldo and fighting Conor McGregor at UFC 189, for the interim title. Mendes talked to FOX Sports about fighting the Irishmen in two weeks. “I’ve got two weeks to get as sharp as I can. I live a healthy lifestyle...

Jul 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Conor McGregor Sent Jose Aldo This Get Well Message

Jose Aldo is out, Chad Mendes is in. The news was announced yesterday on ESPN’s Sportscenter. Conor was present, with Dana White, during the announcement and had plenty to say while being asked questions about the situation. But still, he couldn’t resist sending a message via Twitter later in the day. It’s clearly meant for...

Jul 1, 2015 12:17 pm

Dana’s Dissapointed — ‘We Spent A Lot Of Money On Aldo vs. McGregor’

UFC president Dana White probably isn’t feeling so great right now. He announced last night that champion Jose Aldo has pulled out of his scheduled fight with Conor McGregor at UFC 189 and that Chad Mendes would be stepping in to fight McGregor for the interim title. McGregor and Mendes is still an awesome fight,...


Jul 1, 2015 10:59 am

UFC Fighters Heavily Favor Mendes Over McGregor In Twitter Reactions

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will be fighting for the interim UFC featherweight title at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor. It seems like maybe McGregor’s constant talking has made him a few enemies, as the number of supporters for Mendes far outweighed those for the ‘Mystic Mac’. Check it out! When @chadmendes wins will Dana even...

Jul 1, 2015 10:28 am

UFC 189 Odds — McGregor Still Betting Favorite, Mendes In As Underdog

The name on the other side of the poster is different, but the odds are still in Conor McGregor’s favor. After Jose Aldo was reported to have a rib injury, the betting lines shifted and made McGregor the favorite. Now, Aldo is officially out, and McGregor will battle #1 contender Chad Mendes. Still, the odds...

Jul 1, 2015 10:14 am

Make It Five! — Jose Aldo’s Most “Notorious” Title Fight Cancellations

Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of UFC 189. The news came from Dana White himself, who appeared on ESPN with Conor McGregor and said that the featherweight champion has pulled out of the title fight because of his rib injury. This makes it five times that the featherweight king has pulled out of a...

Jul 1, 2015 9:50 am

Ronda on Bethe: ‘I never wanted to beat someone so badly’

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was in attendance for the UFC/Reebok press conference in New York and talked to the media about her upcoming title defense against Bethe Correia. Rousey told MMAFighting that she didn’t buy Correia’s apology for the comments she made about suicide. “I don’t buy it at all. There’s no way that...

Jul 1, 2015 9:29 am

Ratings Report: ‘Machida vs. Romero’ Edition

  The numbers are in and ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ brought in a 909,000 viewers for the main card. The strange and interesting aspect of the numbers? The 9:30 PM to 10:00 PM prelim broadcast brought in 950,000 viewers. Yes, the prelim garnered more viewers than the main event between Lyoto Machida and...

Jul 1, 2015 9:28 am

UFC Returns To Dublin, October 24

The UFC have announced that they will be heading back to Ireland in 2015. To be more specific, they will be bringing a UFC Fight Night event to Dublin, to be held in the 3Arena (formerly the O2). The promotion has announced October 24 as the date, but has yet to release any fights for...

Jul 1, 2015 9:11 am

Chad Mendes Talks McGregor Fight: ‘Conor, You’re Fu*ked’

Yesterday it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo pulled out of UFC 189 and Team Alpha Male’s Chad Mendes will be stepping in to fight Conor McGregor for the interim title. McGregor was present for the announcement, with UFC president Dana White, and talked on ESPN’s Sportscenter about his new opponent, saying he...

Jul 1, 2015 9:10 am

Coach: ‘Chad Mendes Ready, Been Training For McGregor For 3 Weeks’

Team Alpha Male’s Chad ‘Money’ Mendes will fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189 for the interim featherweight title. This coming after Jose Aldo pulled out due to his rib injury. Mendes has been on standby for about a week, ready to fill in at anytime before UFC 189 in the event that Aldo couldn’t go....

Jul 1, 2015 9:08 am

Fertitta On Picking Mendes Over Edgar: ‘It Was A Coin Toss’

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta says it wasn’t easy to choose between Chad Mendes and Frankie Edgar, for who would fight Conor McGregor at UFC 189, but ultimately they had to make a choice. Fertitta talked to MMAFighting about the situation and said ranking had a lot to do with it. “At the end of the...

Jul 1, 2015 8:52 am

Koscheck Blasts UFC and Reebok, Calls For Fighter’s Union

Former UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck is now a fighter for Bellator MMA and has no problem telling people how he really feels about the UFC and the new Reebok deal. Koscheck took to his Instagram yesterday, after the UFC released the new Reebok uniforms, and blasted the promotion for using his name and for how...

Jul 1, 2015 8:29 am

Bellator’s Koscheck: ‘I’m happy to get the UFC cuffs off’

  Former UFC fighter Josh Koscheck is now with Bellator MMA, and boy is he ready to let loose on his former employer. The welterweight talked to MMAJunkie about joining Bellator MMA and said it was like taking his handcuffs off. Here’s what he had to say: “Finally, I get to take off my handcuffs...

Jul 1, 2015 8:00 am

Sonnen: ‘I’m McGregor’s Hero, And I Did Not Dissapoint’

Chael Sonnen, former UFC fighter and current MMA analyst, was happy to meet one of his biggest fans recently and feels like he didn’t disappoint. The fan? Conor McGregor. Well that’s how Sonnen put it, when he sent out this Tweet of the two of them with UFC announcer Bruce Buffer. The caption reads, “They...

Jul 1, 2015 7:53 am

PEDS BE GONE! CSAC Surprise Testing All Upcoming UFC Fighters

  The California State Athletic Commission is taking the bull by the horns and really going after PED users. They have recently tested the full UFC 184 card with blood test and suspended two Bellator fighters, Mike Richman for two years and former champ Alexander Shlemenko for three. They are really going after it, regardless...

Jul 1, 2015 7:51 am

Dana White: ‘Hey Yoel, People Don’t Want To Be Preached To’

  UFC president Dana White had plenty to say about Yoel Romero’s ‘controversial comments’. Romero, after defeating Lyoto Machida, took the mic from Jon Anik and started speaking in english, which is his second language, and started talking about America and saying ‘What happened?’ Then from there, things got a little murky. Some think he...

Jul 1, 2015 6:53 am

Mark Hunt: My Walk-off KO’s Are A Sign Of Respect

  “The walkaway celebration is something that just happened, I really don’t know where and when it started. When I’m in there, the adrenaline is pumping and I’m just firing in shots, looking for the finish. It just kind of happens, I guess. When you get someone, when you catch them right, you just kind...

Jul 1, 2015 6:01 am

Kimbo Slice vs. Dada 5000?

Bellator MMA hit the jackpot with Kimbo vs. Shamrock and now many are wondering if they can do that again. If the fight proved one thing, it’s that Kimbo Slice can still bring the viewers in. Obviously matching him up with Shamrock also had a lot to do with it, with their history and all....

Jul 1, 2015 5:59 am

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Promoter Sueing Haymon

Looks like Mayweather vs. Pacquiao is still going on, outside of the ring. According to a lawsuit obtained by TMZ Sports, Manny Pacquiao’s manager Bob Arum is attempting to sue Floyd Mayweather’s promoter. Arum claims that Al Haymon is “rigging the boxing industry” by “illegally blocking fights, blocking venues and freezing out other promoters.” The story...

Jul 1, 2015 5:23 am

Shamrock: ‘I felt so much stronger than Kimbo, and dominant’

  “I was a rookie. It was like my first fight. I got into a position to win and I didn’t take my time. I forced it,” Shamrock said. “I was stronger than him, I manhandled him and I felt in complete control of that fight. But, when I got his back, instead of trying...

Jul 1, 2015 12:33 am

The General Lee Is Out And Joe Rogan Is Pissed!

UFC commentator and comedian Joe Rogan doesn’t shy away from speaking his opinion on any topic. Now, he’s speaking out about a TV networks decision to pull the show the  ‘Dukes of Hazard’. Apparently, according to Rogan, TV Land is pulling the show because the famous car, The General Lee, features the confederate flag. Rogan...

Jun 30, 2015 7:25 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo Pulling Out Of UFC 189

UFC president Dana White appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter with featherweight Conor McGregor to announce that the champion Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of the fight at UFC 189 and that Chad Mendes will now fight McGregor for the interim title. Of course, the MMA world blew up with responses and reactions to the news,...

Jun 30, 2015 5:23 pm

BREAKING! Jose Aldo Out Of UFC 189, McGregor Vs. Mendes Official

UFC president Dana White just appeared on ESPN’s Sportscenter and dropped a major bomb. He announced that Jose Aldo’s rib injury is too painful and he will not be able to fight on July 11 at UFC 189. With that, Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes will now fight for the interim UFC featherweight title. BREAKING:...

Jun 30, 2015 4:24 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #73 With Joseph Benavidez & More!

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at the official Stud Show Radio Youtube Channel, or visit StudShowRadio.com for more information.

Jun 30, 2015 3:55 pm

Nevada Requesting Jose Aldo’s Rib Scans

UFC featherweight champion is making us all wait to see if he will actually fight at UFC 189. There have been conflicting medical reports, pushed back training sessions and now the Nevada State Athletic Commission is trying to get ahold of Aldo’s rib scans. This according to NSAC’s Bob Bennett, who talked to ESPN. “Right now,...