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Mar 10, 2015 11:44 am

With Marijuana Laws Loosening, Dana White Still Thinks It’s Bad For Business

All around the world a new generation of law-maker is becoming more and more pro-marijuana. With little known side-effects, and an argument that the drug is a safer alternative to other recreational vices, the world, especially America’s stance, is becoming almost tolerant. UFC President Dana White chimed in on the subject during a recent UFC...

Mar 10, 2015 8:57 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks his Pro Wrestling debut

Former UFC and PRIDE veteran, Phil Baroni, recently made his pro wrestling debut for Inoki Genome Federation (IGF) in Tokyo, Japan. The “New York Bad Ass” sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor to talk about his first experience in pro wrestling (see his match HERE) and how this new endeavour will impact his mixed martial...

Mar 2, 2015 6:00 am

Report: Anderson Silva To Admit To Steroid Use

Since it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random pre-fight drug test, as well as his fight night drug test, he has been relatively quiet regarding the drug testing failures with the exception of one statement. While there isn’t a date set for Silva’s hearing with the NSAC, there has been much talk regarding...

Mar 1, 2015 1:31 pm

“I’ll Never Look At Anderson Silva As A Cheater”

After it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random, pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 183 return against Nick Diaz, people immediately branded him as a cheater. Following that announcement, it was revealed that Silva failed another drug test, further bringing his legacy into question. One person who doesn’t view Silva any differently...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 19, 2015 3:01 am

Got HAMMERED! WRECKED Hotel Room

“I was hammered, bro. Yeah, we had a little vodka and soda in there. There was a 25-minute Nick Diaz fight, so we had some time to kill. The bar closed, they closed the bar. Conor McGregor gets like a $75 million glass of freakin’ whatever the hell he gets. I had to sneak in...

Feb 17, 2015 2:25 pm

MORE FAILURES! Anderson Silva Fails Pre And Post UFC 183 Drug Tests

We’re currently moments away from the NSAC’s address on Anderson Silva and reports are already coming out that tell a troubling tale. Anderson Silva failed more drug tests. An additional positive test for steroids, and his post-fight test was failed for anti-anxiety/insomnia medication. MMAJunkie.com has it: Silva (34-6 MMA, 17-2 UFC), who defeated Diaz via...

Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...

Feb 13, 2015 4:18 pm

“Bellator 133: Shlemenko vs. Manhoef” Live Results

“Bellator 133: Shlemenko vs. Manhoef” goes down tonight live, and free, on SPIKE TV. Fight fans who can’t make tonight’s event, or who just want to get caught up on results, can use this thread to stay up-to-date. Bellator 133 kicks off with the prelims starting at 4:00 P.M. PT. RESULTS: Main Card: Alexander Shlemenko...

Feb 13, 2015 4:17 pm

Nik Lentz Forced Off Tomorrow’s UFC Fight Night 60 Event

Doctors have pulled Nick Lentz from his UFC Fight Night 60 featherweight bout against Levan Makashvili, due to illness. According to reports Lentz was suffering from flu like symptoms, and deemed unfit for competition.

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Feb 12, 2015 4:22 am

Rashad Evans Out Another 6-7 Months

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, “Suga” Rashad Evans will be out of action for an additional 6-7 months following a second surgery to repair his knee. Much like Dominick Cruz, Evan’s first attempt to repair his ACL failed, requiring a second surgery, which already took place. UFC tonight broke the news on Wednesday night’s broadcast. “I...

Feb 11, 2015 5:22 pm

Faber on Edgar Fight: “This is one for the history books”

The UFC makes its much anticipated live event debut in Manila when it brings the Octagon to the Mall of Arena Asia on Saturday, May 16. The main event will see former lightweight champion and current No. 1 ranked featherweight mixed martial artist Frankie “The Answer” Edgar face fellow American Urijah “The California Kid” Faber...

Feb 8, 2015 3:41 pm

Report: UFC Withholding $6 Million Payment To Anderson Silva

Last month Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon after a 13 month layoff to fight Nick Diaz in the main event of UFC 183. Silva went the distance with Diaz, ultimately winning by unanimous decision. After the bout however, it was revealed that Silva failed a random, pre-fight drug test ahead of the bout, but...

Feb 8, 2015 10:20 am

Lawler: Jones, Silva Failed Drug Tests A “Black Eye” For The Sport

The UFC has had a bit of a rough start to 2015 when it comes to drug test results. First it was revealed after his UFC 182 scrap against Daniel Cormier that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had failed a random pre-fight drug test for the main metabolite in cocaine. Following that, it was...

Feb 7, 2015 10:50 am

GSP ‘surprised’ by Anderson Silva’s failed UFC 183 drug test

Just about everyone in the mixed martial arts community was shocked to learn that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had tested positive for 2 types of banned substances (steroids) following his UFC 183 victory over Nick Diaz. Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St. Pierre, recently spoke with La Presse (via Yahoo) where he gave...

Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 4, 2015 8:01 am

Team Alpha Male Fighters Discuss Anderson Silva’s Failed Drug Test

The MMA community was both shocked and disappointed when the news that longtime great Anderson Silva had failed a pre-fight drug test prior to his fight with Nick Diaz at UFC 183. Silva tested positive for the steroids drostanolone and androstane. Tuesday nights episode of Team Alpha Male Radio went live right after the news...

Feb 2, 2015 10:41 am

Fight Taunts 101 – Laying Down In Front Of A Spider

A video posted by MMA-Core (@mma_core) on Feb 1, 2015 at 12:56am PST You’ve heard about it, now see it for yourself! During the first round of UFC 183, Nick Diaz taunted Anderson Silva like no one else ever has, laying down in front of ‘The Spider’, standing with his back to the cage, and...

Feb 1, 2015 4:39 pm

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several Major Matchups For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been incredibly busy this week booking fights for upcoming events, even more-so than usual! Booking nearly 20 bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Cody Pfister vs. James Moontasri, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 60 on...