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Jul 2, 2015 12:27 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #74

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. We go live tonight, at 8:00 PM PT(ish), right here, on BJPENN.COM. REPLAY: Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at...

Jul 2, 2015 11:57 am

Dana White Expecting Record Breaking $7 Mill Gate For UFC 189

“We’re adding seats and when we do, they fly right out the door. We’ve barely had any refunds and the ones we’ve had, as soon as we’ve gotten the tickets and put them back in the system, they’re scooped right up.” UFC president Dana White isn’t sweating the loss of Jose Aldo. He told Yahoo...

Jul 2, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Vet Cheick Kongo Eying Kimbo, Lashley Bouts

“Honestly, I don’t care about the opponent. Bobby Lashley or ‘Kimbo’ would be interesting. I’m obviously open to it. But I don’t want to waste my time. “If they give me Bobby, let’s go for Bobby. If they give me ‘Kimbo,’ OK, let’s go for ‘Kimbo.’ I’m not here to pick – I’m just here...

Jul 2, 2015 10:38 am

Luke Rockhold Breaks Down Yoel Romero

“Yoel is growing and getting better, but he’s running short on time to get as good as he needs to be to beat me and Weidman. Obviously, he’s a dangerous guy, and as freak of an athlete as he is — I don’t even think I can match his athleticism — but I’m a smarter,...


Jul 2, 2015 9:53 am

Diaz Lawyer Not Confident With Nevada Pot Hearing

Nick Diaz tested positive for marijuana the night of UFC 183 and his fight with Anderson Silva. He has yet to have his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission, but his lawyer is already feeling nervous about it. His lawyer, Lucas Middlebrook, spoke with MMAFighting and said that because of other cases that he’s...

Jul 2, 2015 9:24 am

With USADA On Board, This UFC Fighter Asks For Drug Test

UFC fighter Josh Samman wants to be drug tested now! Samman took to social media to ring in the first day of the new UFC drug testing policy by asking USADA to come down to his gym and test him. He showed off his physique and said he wants to be tested for the validation....

Jul 2, 2015 9:22 am

Gal Crush? “Nervous” Rousey “Captivated” By Joanna Jedrzejczyk

UFC champion Ronda Rousey was honored to meet strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk while they were at the UFC/Reebok press conference. She talked to MMAFighting about the interaction and said she felt really nervous to meet the Polish fighter. “I met up with Dana [White] on the way over here and that was the one thing...

Jul 2, 2015 8:58 am

REPORT! USADA Gives IV Bag Grace Period To UFC Fighters

UFC fighters are all jumping for joy, or at least the ones who cut extreme amounts of weight are. The U.S. Anti-Doing Agency recently announced that under the new UFC drug testing policy, the use of IV bags to re-hydrate after weigh-ins would be banned. This sent the MMA world into an outrage. Fighters couldn’t...

Jul 2, 2015 8:14 am

UFC Boss: ‘CM Punk Looks Phenomenal In Training’

“First of all, let me start by saying this: the respect that this guy has earned from his team, his coaches…he’s a dog, man. He actually just moved to Milwaukee so he can be closer to training. He’s committed to this thing, the guy’s an absolute stud and a joy to work with. He’s looking...

Jul 1, 2015 8:00 pm

The Ultimate Fighter: ATT Vs. Blackzilians Ep. 11 Recap

Things have finally started to get interesting. Despite only possessing two victories throughout the season, American Top Team has the opportunity to win, granted they win the next two fights. Last week, Nathan Coy put ATT back on the board when he pulled off a unanimous decision win against Valdir Arauju. While it seemed as...

Jul 1, 2015 6:24 pm

Jose Aldo Releases Statement Bashing McGregor And The Interim Title

Jose Aldo, UFC featherweight champion has released a full statement regarding pulling out of UFC 189. He talks about his injury, his desire to fight, the UFC’s choice to do an interim title and of course Conor McGregor. Check out the full statement, released by Aldo, below: For three months, I trained three times a...

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 12:18 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 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 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 9:10 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 6:01 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 5:23 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...

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 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,...

Jun 30, 2015 3:10 pm

UFC Champ Weidman: ‘The Rockhold Fight May Not Happen’

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman was said to be fighting Luke Rockhold next, in fact it seemed like a sure thing that was announced and everything. Now, according to Weidman himself, that fight might not be happening. He told MMAMania that he heard there were talks of a number one contender fight going around. “I...