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Jul 15, 2015 11:06 am

Ben Rothwell Teared Up During UFC 189

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell was in attendance for this past weekends UFC 189. The UFC heavyweight fighters soaked in the experience and said it was so massive that it actually had him tearing up. Here’s what he said while on The MMA Hour: “When you’re sitting ringside, you can’t see how daunting a filled arena of...

Jul 15, 2015 10:42 am

UFC 189 Pulled In Average Ratings

UFC 189 was a historic event, featuring some of the greatest fights in UFC history and delivering an energy unlike any other event. But, it looks like that energy didn’t translate to ratings. That’s for the UFC 189 FOX Sports 1 preliminary portion at least. The prelims brought in 847,000, which is well below UFC...

Jul 15, 2015 10:19 am

Holly Holm Opens Up About Jon Jones

UFC bantamweight Holly Holm will fight Wednesday at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, when she takes on Marion Reneau. Holm is also a teammate of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While doing press for her upcoming fight, she talked to FOX Sports about Jones: “I think Jon’s always been a really supportive...

Jul 15, 2015 7:51 am

UFC Champ Jose Aldo Sets Timeline For Return

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo plans on coming back from his rib injury in two weeks, and will start training then. This comes from the champ himself, who spoke with radio show Rock Bola about his return. “I’m still recovering, should be back to training in two weeks. I’ll do more exams. As soon as...


Jul 15, 2015 7:43 am

Chris Weidman Takes A Jab At Cormier: ‘He’s Eating Chicken, I’m Training’

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman plans on going up to light-heavywight to ‘get more competition’ in the future. Weidman told FightHype.com that his longterm goal is to go up in weight class and dominate there. He also mentioned that Daniel Cormier, the 205 champ, is running because he knows he’s coming. “I’m tryna go up...

Jul 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘McGregor’s No Brock Lesnar’

That’s according to UFC heavyweight Frank Mir, who fights tonight in San Diego against Todd Duffee. Mir told FOX Sports that as big as McGregor has become, he still isn’t as big as Brock Lesnar and UFC 100. “Everybody talks right now about Conor McGregor, how big Conor McGregor is. I don’t think any of...

Jul 15, 2015 7:09 am

Frank Mir: ‘Duffee’s Team Have To Hide Razor Blades’

“As far as Todd physically, people look at him and he looks like a physical dynamo. The average UFC fan just looks at him on the scale when we weigh-in and they are like ,’Oh my!’ When he takes his shirt off, he is quite impressive. And I think for two or three minutes he...

Jul 15, 2015 6:32 am

Report: Floyd Mayweather Will Fight Andre Berto On CBS

According to reports, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has found his next opponent in Andre Berto and the two will square off on Sept. 15, with the fight broadcast on CBS instead of PPV. This all according to Michael Woods, of the Sweet Science. Mayweather did post on Instagram, showing videos of himself training and wrote the...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

Jul 15, 2015 3:31 am

Sam Sicilia On Fight Bonuses: ‘I’m Chasing That Sumb*tch Every Fight’

“Absolutely. I’ve been chasing that sumbitch every fight. And I can only be told that I’m so close to $50,000 so many times. With Akira, he was out for so long that they couldn’t come in and interview me. They gave away 4 KOTN bonuses and I wasn’t on the top 4 that night, so...

Jul 15, 2015 3:08 am

BEEF! Weidman Vs. Rockhold/Cormier

Two UFC champions and an upcoming title challenger went to war on social media yesterday. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently did an interview saying he wanted to go up to 205 and that light-heavyweight champion Daniel Comier was afraid of him. Cormier responded by posting a tweet, then things took off from there. Check out...

Jul 14, 2015 4:42 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Edition

The heavyweights will throw down in tomorrow nights main event when Frank Mir takes on hard hitting Todd Duffee. The card will also feature Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson and Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau. The fights take place on FOX Sports 1, except the first two fights of the night which will go down...

Jul 14, 2015 4:35 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Weigh-In Results

The UFC fights just keep coming. After an exciting weekend, we’ve still got UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, taking place Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1. The two heavyweights will square off in the main event, but before that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson will throw down in the c0-main event....

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Faber Admits McGregor Altercation ‘Looked Rigged’

If you thought the ‘altercation’ between Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor looked fake, well, Faber’s right there with you. ‘The California Kid’ talked on The MMA Hour and said he thought it looked a little weird when he watched it too, but it is what it is. “It does look like it was rigged. I...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. # 76

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 14, 2015 3:33 pm

Coach: Conor Didn’t Train Any Wrestling Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor battled through takedowns and some brutal elbows to eventually catch Chad Mendes in the second round of their fight at UFC 189, and win by TKO. So, about that wrestling. McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, told The MMA Hour that ahead of the fight McGregor actually did zero live wrestling during...

Jul 14, 2015 2:09 pm

He’s Back! Fedor Emelianenko’s Coming Out Of Retirement

MMA fans, take a deep breath and try to compose yourselves because Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he is coming out of retirement to fight again. According to the Russian MMA media outlet Union MMA, who reported it first, the MMA legend will began training again and plans on stepping back into the cage. Here’s...

Jul 14, 2015 11:50 am

Aldo on McGregor: ‘His Time Will Come, Then I’ll Smash Him’

Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion, pulled out of his scheduled title defense against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 with a rib injury. The champ most likely watched McGregor TKO Chad Mendes in round two of their fight to grab the interim title, setting up a unification fight between the Brazilian and the Irishmen. While attending...

Jul 14, 2015 9:12 am

All ‘UFN: San Diego’ Fighters Pass Out-Of-Competition Testing

The California State Athletic Commission tested 16 fighters on the ‘UFC Fight Night: San Diego’ card out-of-competition and it turns out that they all passed. That was the most fighters from one card ever tested out-of-competion in the states history. CSAC’s Andy Foster reveled that all tests came back clean, including Gilbert Melendez. Melendez was...

Jul 14, 2015 8:58 am

REPORT! Joseph Benavidez Vs. Henry Cejudo Planned For UFC 191

  Looks like UFC flyweight title challenger Joseph Benavidez will be taking on Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo in September at UFC 191. According to MMASucka, the fight has been booked, although no one from the UFC or the fighters themselves have confirmed the news. Benavidez is riding a three fight win streak and Cejudo...

Jul 14, 2015 7:59 am

‘TUF: 21 Finale’ Medical Report: ‘Karate Hottie’ Might Face 6 Month Suspension

Fans were treated to a whole weekend of UFC action, with UFC 189 going down on Saturday and the ‘TUF 21 Finale’ taking place on Sunday. The finale had some really exciting fights and finishes, including Stephen Thompson’s highlight reel spinning heel kick that put Jake Ellenberger down. We also saw the successful debut of...

Jul 14, 2015 7:47 am

Chad Mendes Suffered Injury Early In McGregor Fight

It looks like UFC featherweight Chad Mendes suffered a broke bone early in round one of his fight with Conor McGregor at Saturday’s UFC 189. According to Mednes’ manager, Mike Roberts, the Team Alpha Male fighter sustained a broken thumb early in the first round. Mendes was notified of the injury on Monday. It is...

Jul 14, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Strawweight Takes Jab At Jose Aldo

UFC strawweights Angela Magana and Michelle Waterson duked it out at Sunday’s ‘TUF 21 Finale’. Waterson ended up getting the submission win over Magana. Waterson was making her promotional debut after leaving Invicta FC, where she was atomweight champion. After the fight, Magana took to twitter to reveal that going into the fight she had...

Jul 14, 2015 7:14 am

MacDonald: UFC 189 Was “Best Time of My Life”

UFC welterweights Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on one of the greatest fights period, at UFC 189. It was a back and forth war, both fighters bloodied and beaten, but still they kept coming forward, looking to finish the fight. Eventually it was the champ, Lawler, who managed to finish MacDonald in the fifth...

Jul 14, 2015 3:10 am

Paul Daley: ‘Mr. Crotch-Check Has Serious Issues’

The war of the words continue between Bellator MMA fighters Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley. While talking to The Three Amigos Podcast, Daley had plenty to say about Koscheck: “I think Mr Crotch-check has some serious issues. I think he has some delayed development of the brain. He’s just a very weird guy. I commend...

Jul 14, 2015 2:51 am

Donald Cerrone Shares Pie Chart Showing Who He’ll Fight

UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone will fight anyone, anywhere, anytime. The guy can barely sit back and wait for his promised title shot. Just in case you weren’t exactly sure who Cerrone was willing to fight, he went ahead and put together this pie chart, showing you how it all breaks down. What does it show,...