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Apr 18, 2014 6:14 am

White: Rousey is my new Chuck Liddell

Chuck Liddell became popular in the UFC because of his hard overhand right and his “anywhere, anytime” approach to other fighters. At the TUF Nations Finale, Dana White mentioned that Ronda Rousey, because of her similar go-getter attitude, is his new Chuck Liddell. “Because Ronda called me and said, ‘I wanna fight,'” said White while...

Apr 17, 2014 4:39 pm

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez ‘So Focused’ He Eats With UFC Gloves On

Diego Sanchez is preparing for his June fight against fellow TUF winner, Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson. The lightweight duo will square off in Diego’s backyard at the Tingley Colosseum in Albuquerque, New Mexico as part of the main card on June 7. The photo, seen above, comes courtesy of Diego’s teammate, Ike Vallie-Flagg: Ha...

Apr 17, 2014 3:52 pm

The Many Faces Of Chael Sonnen, And The One Face Of Wanderlei Silva

On one side of the spectrum, there’s Chael Sonnen. If you love Chael Sonnen, there’s little doubt in my mind that some of that love (or possibly a lot of it) hinges upon his seemingly effortless ability to entertain you on the microphone. He’s quick with his quips, he’s deadly with his deadpan, and he blurs...


Apr 17, 2014 3:22 pm

Wanderlei: Dida had the “right motivation” when he punched Sonnen.

The UFC may have chosen to remove Andre Dida from the The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 3 after a solidly placed punch to the back of Chael Sonnen’s head, but Wanderlei Silva is finding no fault in his friend and teammate’s actions. Wandy posted this statement on his facebook following the incident (the translation is from...

Apr 17, 2014 3:00 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Kennedy vs. Bisping Bout

Last Night on FOX Sports 1, two TUF champions were crowned, Patrick Cote lead The TUF Nation’s Team Canada to a clean sweep, and Tim Kennedy backed up all the pre-fight trash-talk with a dominant decision win over Michael Bisping. Some of our favorite fighters took to twitter with their reaction. Check it: Kennedy sticks...

Apr 17, 2014 2:14 pm

Dana White Talks Diaz Brothers: This Will Be A Sad Story When We Look Back

By Evan Stoumbelis Last night, UFC President Dana White touched on (during his post-fight media scrum) the interesting situation he finds himself in with two of MMA’s most popular fighters, the Diaz Brothers. After Gilbert Melendez renegotiated his UFC contract, fellow teammate Nate Diaz unsuccessfully tried to do the same thing. Shortly after that Nick...

Apr 14, 2014 9:33 pm

Dana White Explains The Will Chope Release

“It seems like a great guy and he’s got his stuff together, but a few years ago he didn’t sound like such a great guy. You put your hands on your girlfriend or your wife and you’re accused of it. You beat her three times or whatever you did, that’s a tough one to overcome.”...

Apr 8, 2014 3:13 pm

Sonnen vs. Silva Moved From Brazil To Vegas

Good news for Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi. Chael Sonnen will no longer be headlining an event on the same day they are. Instead, Sonnen vs. Silva, the ‘TUF Brazil 3’ coaching rivals, have been moved and will now fight on July 5th at UFC 175. In the coaching duo’s place comes an equally intriguing...

Apr 4, 2014 8:02 pm

Georges St-Pierre Wants To Help Carlos Condit With Knee Injury

  Will Georges St-Pierre come back, will he not come back? That is the question. The answer, so far, really depends on who you ask. According to GSP’s former trainer, Greg Jackson, he probably will. Jackson touched on that question while speaking with Sportsnet’s UFC Central. Jackson mentioned another interesting bit of information, regarding GSP...

Apr 2, 2014 7:58 pm

Jon Jones/Glover Teixeira Get Surprise Drug Test From Maryland Commission

Ahead of their UFC 172 bout, Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, were tested today, at random, by the Maryland State Athletic Commission. The event, at least for Jones, took place nearly live, while on UFC Tonight this evening. “The Maryland Commission sent a lab to drug test me and I’m glad they did,” said the...

Mar 31, 2014 12:39 pm

Rampage: ‘There’s a lot of haters’

It should come as no surprise that Quinton “Rampage” Jackson has had his fair share of run-ins with “haters” of all kinds. But, he’s not the type to let them get him down. ‘Rampage’ recently sat with Dave Doyle of MMAFighting to discuss his upcoming bout with ‘King’ Mo Lawal at the Bellator season 10...

Mar 28, 2014 4:41 pm

Chicago Cagefighting Championship’s APFC 16 Preview

By Evan Stoumbelis Next Saturday, April 5th, the Chicago Cagefighting Championship will be presenting fight fans with American Predator Fighting Championship 16 (APFC) live from the Odeum, in Villa Park Illinois. This card will have professional, as well as amateur fights, and will have local standout fighters, such as Dennis Dombrow and Carson Beebe. Headlining...

Mar 27, 2014 6:32 pm

Sonnen: ‘Maybe Hendo Was Drinking When He Called Out Machida’

…and not because he wouldn’t take the fight. “He was probably riding high after his victory. When we interviewed him after the fight, he said he was going out to celebrate. Then, he posted some photos of him with cervezas”, Sonnen said with a grin. “He probably tweeted out that challenge then, not realizing that he’d have...

Mar 27, 2014 1:25 pm

Cody McKenzie Released From UFC, Wants Aoki Bout

In another blow to the UFC’s roster, TUF season 12 fighter Cody McKenzie (pictured), recently announced his UFC release through his official twitter account. The Alaskan native went 3-4 while under the UFC”s employ, most recently dropping an unimpressive bout to Sam Stout on the UFC on FOX 9 card. Outside of his lackluster record,...

Mar 23, 2014 10:48 am

‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

As part of our live fight night coverage, BJPENN.COM, invites fight fans to join us for our main card play-by-play and live results on tonight’s UFC event in Brazil. ‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ features a main event between Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua from Natal, Brazil. If you do not...

Mar 21, 2014 7:54 am

Barnatt On McGregor: ‘You don’t have to represent the sport badly’

I’m starting to wonder if there’s anyone left in the UFC who doesn’t have some level of drama going on with Connor McGregor. Luke Barnatt, a member of The Ultimate Fighter 17 roster, recently sat down with Jonathan Shrager of MMA.TV and spoke about his issues with McGregor, as well as his fantastic start to his...

Mar 18, 2014 8:17 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Wanderlei has no balls’

Eventually Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva are going to take their beef to the streets… Oh wait, that already happened. At any rate, there is definitely no love lost between Silva and Sonnen. The two middleweight fighters are fresh off shooting the third season of Brazil’s Ultimate Fighter and are expected to face off inside...

Mar 14, 2014 6:13 pm

There’s Something About Hendricks Dana White Just Doesn’t Like

At a recent UFC Media Day Scrum, UFC President Dana White was singing the praises of Welterweight contender Johny Hendricks. However, there was one thing about him that White isn’t a fan of. The beard. “I like everything about Johny Hendricks,” White said. “He’s a great guy, a hard worker, and he’s one of those...

Mar 14, 2014 11:20 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Silva still not official

By Evan Stoumbelis The ongoing drama between “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva continued this week during Dana White’s UFC 171 pre-fight media scrum. Dana told reporters that the fight between the TUF 3 Brazil coaches was still not set in stone. “Yeah,” White affirmed when asked on Thursday if...

Mar 13, 2014 6:52 am

Hendricks Feels It’s Time for Welterweights to ‘Make Our Own Mark’

If it all goes according to plan, by the time the smoke settles Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX., Georges St. Pierre will be nowhere near the subject of discourse. After St. Pierre put his career on hiatus, following a brilliant 11-title-fight-victory run, a new welterweight champion will be determined as...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 13, 2014 6:30 am

Kennedy Blasts Bisping In Blog, ‘The Count’ Offers Up Rivera Treatment

Ahead of their headlining stint at the TUF Nations Finale next month, Tim Kennedy, has taken to Yahoo Sports! with a personal blog about the event. Here’s some excerpts: “I’ve wanted to fight Mike since his bout against my friend, Jorge Rivera, a little more than three years ago at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia....

Mar 12, 2014 8:49 am

Injured Dominick Cruz Back To Training

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is finally training again! Bellator lightweight Michael Chandler made the announcement this week, stating that his Alliance MMA teammate was “doing good” while trying to do some light workouts in the midst of rehabbing his injured groin. “He’s back in the gym this week. He’s not full sparring, but...

Mar 11, 2014 10:02 am

Chael Sonnen Credits Two Brazilians For His Desire To Start Fighting

It doesn’t come as a big surprise that Chael Sonnen isn’t the most popular personality in Brazil. However, it seems that the “American Gangster” has been admiring Brazilian fighters since the beginning of his career. Sonnen took to Brazilian media organization Globo to discuss two Brazilian fighters that had a big influence on the sport and...

Mar 8, 2014 9:16 am

Dana White Doesn’t Care If TRT Users Retire

By Evan Stoumbelis Even after it’s ban TRT is still making headlines. Chael Sonnen said in an interview recently that he may have to give up MMA as a result of the ban on TRT because he needs it to function in his everyday life. This was in line with what Dr. Neil Goodman said...