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Feb 12, 2016 8:23 am

WATCH! Greg Jackson opens up on BJ Penn’s training to Frank Trigg

Last month former UFC lightweight kingpin BJ Penn announced that he was coming out of retirement to pursue the UFC featherweight championship. Penn was welcomed with open arms to the Jackson-Wink MMA team in New Mexico. Jon Jones, Holly Holm, and many other fighters welcomed Penn to the team. In a new interview, coach Greg...

Feb 12, 2016 1:08 am

MMA world reacts to the death of Kevin Randleman

The recent news of former UFC heavyweight champion Kevin Randleman passing away due to heart failure struck the MMA community out of nowhere. The 44-year-old MMA pioneer reportedly died of heart failure. According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, Randleman went to the hospital with pneumonia, but ultimately passed away due to heart failure. See how...

Feb 11, 2016 2:03 pm

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I believe in his comeback 100 percent’

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement with a goal of becoming the only fighter in UFC history to win three weight division’s titles. Penn, who already has two titles in separate weight classes along with fellow UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture has been...

Feb 11, 2016 7:55 am

Tito Ortiz wants warm up fight before challenging Fedor Emelianenko

After Fedor Emelianenko’s successful return to MMA on New Year’s Eve against Jaideep Singh under the Rizin FF banner, fans began calling for ‘The Last Emperor’ to fight a high-profile opponent. Emelianenko revealed after the bout that he would in fact be fighting again, most likely in April, and that he would prefer it to...


Feb 8, 2016 9:28 am

BJ Penn announces a change in his fight plans

Hilo, Hawaii’s UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced his decision to come out of retirement for a run in the UFC’s stacked 145-pound division. Penn, who was expected to be back for his return to fight at UFC 196 on March 5, hit a slight speed bump in his road back to...

Feb 6, 2016 12:05 pm

Chris Weidman reveals shocking fact about fight with Luke Rockhold

In the co-main event of UFC 194 Chris Weidman suffered the first defeat of his professional career at the hands of Luke Rockhold. Rockhold seemed to control the fight from the opening bell, and ultimately scored a 4th round TKO win to claim the UFC middleweight championship. Since then the UFC has announced that the...

Feb 5, 2016 8:05 am

Joe Rogan calls for instant penalty for eye pokes and groin shots

The question of how to prevent unintentional eye pokes inside the cage is something that has been discussed for quite some time, however has never really been answered. Bellator MMA designed a special pair of gloves which leave a fighter unable to fully extend their fingers, minimizing the number of unintentional eye pokes caused by...

Feb 5, 2016 2:41 am

Early odds open up for Luke Rockhold versus Chris Weidman 2, surprised?

Betting odds have been released for the immediate rematch between new UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold versus former champion Chris Weidman. The middleweight contenders were in a bit of a mix up after Yoel Romero was flagged for a “a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation” by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Weidman had his prayers...

Feb 5, 2016 1:39 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn reveals a major pitfall of his past fight camps

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn recently announced he will be returning to the Octagon for a run at the UFC featherweight title. In his attempt to do so, “The Prodigy” has taken a step outside of his comfort zone and has enlisted under the coaching of Greg Jackson and Mike Winklejohn at the...

Feb 4, 2016 12:22 pm

Dana White to Conor McGregor: “You’re right!”

At the UFC 196 press conference recently Conor McGregor wasn’t pleased with the fight poster for the event. McGregor expressed his dissatisfaction with the UFC’s poster department, saying he would have to go down there to have a conversation with whoever designed the fight poster. UFC President Dana White explained that the reason McGregor’s belt...

Feb 3, 2016 1:23 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker says they will ‘buy the free agents from the top down’

Recent news of former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson making his way over to the Bellator MMA promotion has been buzzing in the MMA community. Bellator MMA President Scott Coker spoke recently on the MMA Hour about their recent acquisition and what will be next for the growing MMA promotion (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “I...

Jan 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chad Mendes sounds off on the return of BJ Penn

It was announced recently that our namesake BJ Penn would be returning to the UFC for yet another fight. News then emerged that Penn had verbally agreed to a bout, however no further details were given. On a recent episode of Chael Sonnen’s “You’re Welcome!” podcast, he was joined by 3-time UFC featherweight title challenger...

Jan 27, 2016 8:51 pm

Aldo wants McGregor rematch even if the title isn’t on the line

Jose Aldo has remained mostly quiet since losing his UFC featherweight championship to Conor McGregor at UFC 194 last month. In the meantime, McGregor has booked a fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight championship on March 5th. Leading many to wonder whether Frankie Edgar or Jose Aldo will get the next...

Jan 23, 2016 8:16 am

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn once again

Recently it was announced that our namesake BJ Penn would be coming out of retirement to chase the featherweight championship. With Greg Jackson in his corner, Penn hopes to capture the featherweight championship and become the first man in UFC history to hold a championship belt in 3 weight classes. While a fight with Nik...

Jan 21, 2016 11:37 am

Greg Jackson on BJ Penn: ‘I think he’s just beginning to evolve again’

BJ “The Prodigy” Penn’s recent announcement to come out of retirement for a run at the UFC featherweight title has had fans on the fence on Penn’s return to the Octagon. While Penn has had the highest of highs throughout his career, he has struggled in his recent years in his bouts in the Octagon....

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 16, 2016 7:35 am

Cyborg closes door on drop to 135

Ahead of Cris Cyborg’s Invicta FC 15 fight against Daria Ibragimova tonight, there has been much speculation as to whether or not she would still be open to dropping to 135 for a potential superfight with Ronda Rousey. While the hype behind a potential Rousey vs. Cyborg fight has certainly dwindled since Rousey lost to...

Jan 13, 2016 8:55 pm

Nik Lentz responds to BJ Penn’s callout

It was revealed via social media recently that our namesake BJ Penn will be training at the Jackson-Winkeljohn academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. The move was in anticipation of a potential fight with fellow UFC featherweight Nik Lentz, however in an open letter to MMAFighting, Lentz has laid out his terms and conditions for a...

Jan 13, 2016 10:03 am

McGregor’s coach addresses Frankie Edgar’s title shot

Since it was announced that Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight at UFC 197 to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title, there’s been quite a bit of concern as to when, or if, Frankie Edgar would get his title shot. Edgar was told after his 1st round KO win over...

Jan 13, 2016 9:06 am

McGregor looking to make welterweight run after dos Anjos fight?

Conor McGregor just booked his fist fight at lightweight against Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 on March 5th. The fight will not only be McGregor’s first at lightweight, it will be for the lightweight championship. While most champions who move up a division to pursue another championship belt have to vacate the title, that...

Jan 12, 2016 1:05 pm

Frankie Edgar: ‘Am I going to get it? I f*cking doubt it’

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar has only one fight on his mind, which is a UFC featherweight title bout with champion Conor McGregor. Edgar recently spoke on the MMA Hour about why he thinks he ultimately will be let down by the UFC (transcribed by MMA Fighting): “Yeah, from what I think, yeah, [McGregor]’s...

Jan 9, 2016 8:02 am

Daniel Cormier concerned for ‘sociopath’ Jon Jones

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier don’t have a date set for their inevitable clash for the UFC light heavyweight championship, however that hasn’t stopped the pair from getting into it on social media, and even agreeing to a backroom fight at one point. Recently, Jon Jones trolled DC on Instagram, which prompted Cormier to fire...

Jan 9, 2016 7:35 am

Say What?! GSP vs. McGregor superfight a possibility

While Georges St. Pierre hasn’t been in the Octagon in nearly two years, there’s been much speculation as to what it would take to get the former UFC welterweight kingpin back in the Octagon. It has been rumored for quite some time that if GSP were to return to the Octagon, it would be for...

Jan 8, 2016 9:47 am

Early odds open up for Conor McGregor versus Rafael dos Anjos

Big news was recently released that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be going up from 145 pounds to 155 pounds to challenge lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Early betting odds from Best Fight Odds have been released. As of this writing, Conor McGregor has come out as the underdog at +100 while dos Anjos who...