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Dec 8, 2017 6:17 pm

TUF 26 Finale Racks Up Record Lows on Fox Sports 1

The Ultimate Fighter season 26 wrapped up last week and in the finale, the UFC crowned their first ever women’s Flyweight champion. Originally expected to be #12 seed, Sijara Eubanks vs #14, Nicco Montano, Eubanks was hospitalized the day of weigh-ins and forced out of the championship bout. Replacing her was the #1 seeded women’s...

Dec 7, 2017 2:32 pm

Cub Swanson Argues UFC Favored ‘Pampered’ Fighters Over His Hard Work

When Max Holloway needed a new sparring partner at UFC 218 after Frankie Edgar received an injury, Cub Swanson was the first to put himself in the queue. Unfortunately for the featherweight contender, he never got the call. It’s hard to believe that in a career that dates back all the way to 2004, he’s...

Dec 7, 2017 9:44 am

Joe Rogan thoughtfully reasons his pick for ‘the best 145er ever’

Many fans enjoy hearing Joe Rogan’s opinion on topics that go far beyond fighting and mixed martial arts. This is why the UFC commentator and comedian’s podcast is so popular. Speaking with Bellator heavyweight Justin Wren on his recent JRE MMA Show podcast episode, Rogan touched on UFC 218, which took place over the weekend...

Dec 6, 2017 4:19 pm

Ana Julaton Teases Fight Announcement Day After Her Fellow Boxer

Ana Julaton holds a 14-4-1 professional boxing record and made the crossover to MMA in 2013 when she joined ONE FC and fought and defeated Aya-Saeid Saber by way of third round technical knockout. Julaton fought four times with ONE FC and went 2-2 before departing to the USA to compete in Bellator. She made...

Dec 6, 2017 1:56 pm

Heather Hardy Ready to Get Back in the Cage

Current cross-sport athlete, Heather “The Heat” Hardy is an undefeated Boxing champion and MMA fighter for Bellator. Up until her most recent bout she had never lost a professional bout in her entire fighting career as she went 20-0 in Boxing then 1-0 in MMA. Hardy made her MMA debut back in June of this...

Dec 5, 2017 2:46 pm

VIDEO | The Late Kimbo Slice Made His UFC Debut 8 Years Ago Today

#OnThisDay in 2009, Kimbo Slice made his UFC debut. pic.twitter.com/dieVLe1pbY — UFC (@ufc) December 5, 2017 When Kimbo Slice tragically passed away last June from congestive heart failure, he left a giant hole in the MMA community. Born Kevin Ferguson, Slice was more than just a mixed martial artist or a sports entertainment attraction, he...

Dec 4, 2017 6:33 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor shines with fellow celebrities and models at UK Fashion Awards show

Although the future of Conor McGregor’s fighting career is uncertain, one thing for sure is that the current UFC lightweight champion is still making headlines in the media. Recently, “The Notorious” has had some interesting stories surrounding him. From a Bellator scuffle with a referee and Bellator staff member, rumored stories of a bar fight...

Dec 3, 2017 10:31 am

Eddie Alvarez has an absolutely epic compliment for Justin Gaethje after UFC 218

Last night, on the main card of the stacked UFC 218, former UFC and Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez stepped into the Octagon with former World Series of Fighting lightweight champ Justin Gaethje. In the lead up to UFC 218, this card was widely regarded as a frontrunner for Fight of the Night, Fight of...

Nov 30, 2017 10:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Chael Sonnen believes we all owe Colby Covington a “thank you”

Do not count Chael Sonnen among Colby Covington’s haters. No, “The Bad Guy” has actually become a big fan of his fellow Oregonian, and thinks that other fighters should be taking notes when Covington does his thing. “I think people can learn from Colby,” Sonnen said on the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio. “He’s...

Nov 30, 2017 4:43 am

Chuck Liddell once again drops major hint surrounding potential comeback

For a time, it sounded as though former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell would almost certainly return to the cage. We learned that he’d met with Bellator boss Scott Coker, while current Bellator star Chael Sonnen assured that a bout with the UFC legend was a very real possibility. Then, however, this possibility was...

Nov 29, 2017 3:20 pm

BREAKING | Daniel Cormier Defends His Title Against Volkan Oezdemir at UFC 220

Ever since Volkan Oezdemir won a social media poll put on by Daniel Cormier, he’s been slated to get the UFC light heavyweight title shot. It was teased and talked about until finally it was reported to be in the works for UFC 220 by MMA Kings. Everything seemed like it was set until Oezdemir...

Nov 29, 2017 2:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 60 // Danny Roberts | Chael Sonnen

BJPENN Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Our first guest is the man they call “Hot Chocolate,” Danny Roberts. As UFC on FOX 26 draws near, we’ll preview Danny’s showdown with Sheldon Westcott in Winnipeg on December 16th. After working past some personal issues outside of...

Nov 29, 2017 7:33 am

CM Punk will be attending UFC 218 in Detroit

Last September, CM Punk, a pro wrestling star with essentially zero legitimate martial arts experience, stepped into the UFC’s Octagon for a battle with young prospect Mickey Gall. As so many expected, Punk was blown out of the water by his more experienced foe, losing via first-round submission. While this fight itself was a veritable...

Nov 28, 2017 11:22 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren Explains Why He’ll Only Come Back for GSP, Not Rory MacDonald

After demolishing Japanese MMA veteran Shinya Aoki at ONE: Immortal Pursuit, Ben Askren rode his funky train into the sunset, retiring from MMA for good. …Or maybe not. Freshly-retired Askren took to Twitter to plant the seed of a possible return fight with Georges St-Pierre. If you think this opens the door to a bunch...

Nov 28, 2017 7:14 am

Gegard Mousasi trashes “idiot” Rory MacDonald: I thought Canadians were more polite

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald and former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Gegard Mousasi stand out as two of the best fighters currently competing under the Bellator MMA banner. Given that they’re now fighting just a weight class apart, there has ample discussion surrounding a potential fight between them. Speaking on Monday’s edition of...

Nov 27, 2017 5:00 pm

Justin Gaethje Promises to Make Fight with Eddie Alvarez a Justin Gaethje Fight

  There isn’t a way to oversell a Justin Gaethje fight. There’s always a chance that an exciting fighter is involved with a ‘boring’ fight. From Anderson Silva to Wanderlei Silva, every fighter seems to inevitably wind up in a slow fight. Except for Justin Gaethje, of 18 fights, six of which were for titles,...

Nov 25, 2017 11:29 am

Freshly Retired Ben Askren Calls Out Georges St-Pierre

He came, he wrestled, he got funky, now he’s gone. Ben Askren was able to take out multiple-time lightweight champion and grappling guru Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship’s Immortal Pursuit in his retirement fight. He walks away from the sport with little to no damage and boasts an undefeated record of 18 wins, 11 of...

Nov 24, 2017 5:00 pm

Luke Rockhold Hits the Links with Former Boss Scott Coker

Former UFC middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold has been outspoken regarding his discontent for the middleweight title picture. Being an active part of that picture since his debut in the UFC back in 2013. Rockhold was coming off of an electric run in Strikeforce with nine wins, three of which were for the title. Rockhold’s debut...

Nov 24, 2017 7:30 am

UFC Legend Chuck Liddell Would ‘Fight Tomorrow’ if Offer is Right

It’s long been rumored that Chuck Liddell was thinking about coming back to the sport. He’s beat around the bush and never given a straight answer over the years, but nevertheless the talk keeps coming. More recently, Chael Sonnen and the legend has developed a sort of feud, but Liddell promises there is nothing to...

Nov 24, 2017 7:07 am

Khabib Nurmaagomedov Says UFC Needs to Make Conor McGregor Humble

It’s been a couple of weeks since Conor McGregor stormed inside of a Bellator cage and caused absolute chaos. Everyone is still talking about it besides the UFC, who have no released any statement about the incident. Aside from the lead regulator from the Dublin Bellator card saying that allegedy the UFC pulled McGregor off...

Nov 19, 2017 2:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington goes off on “unprofessional” Conor McGregor

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has made a lot of headlines in recent weeks. It all started last month in Brazil after Covington scored a unanimous decision over hometown favorite Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. In his post-fight interview “Chaos” called the country “a dump” and said that the people of Brazil...