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Dec 27, 2014 10:06 am

Coker Reacts To UFC Lawsuit: ‘Bellator isn’t minor league’

“Labeling a league based on the past can be misleading, because the fighters that are here today fighting for us are gonna be the next Luke Rockholds, the next Daniel Cormiers. They’re going to be the next stars of MMA. “Do I think Bellator is a minor league? The answer is no.” Is the UFC...

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 26, 2014 12:39 pm

Jones: ‘DC Talks Trash Because He Has Doubt’

“I wouldn’t say this feels like the Rashad fight. It actually feels closer to the Chael Sonnen fight. Chael Sonnen had a job commentating and broadcasting. He’s a very good talker, and he has a way of making people believe. “Daniel, he definitely has a great skillset and he’s undefeated, but I think some of...

Dec 26, 2014 12:32 pm

Rampage Receives First UFC Callout

    “I think this fight is interesting not only for me, but for a lot of people. It’s an exciting match-up. He has better wrestling and I have a better jiu-jitsu, and we both like to brawl. It would be a fun fight to watch, and you don’t know what to expect. I think...


Dec 26, 2014 12:23 pm

TUF 19 Fighter Arrested For Rape, Other Charges

TUF 19’s Doug Sparks (pictured) is spending the holidays behind bars following gross allegations of sexual assault on a female, and other charges. MMAWeekly.com has the scoop: The 32-year-old light heavyweight was arrested Saturday in Bloomington, Ind., for allegedly detaining a woman against her will and assaulting her repeatedly over a several day period. Sparks...

Dec 26, 2014 11:57 am

Couture: ‘Relaionship with UFC non-existent’

“I don’t have a relationship with the UFC at this point. It’s non-existent. It’s not my concern. I’ve got my own fish to fry, I’ve got my own things to focus on, and they’ve got theirs.” “I took a job with Spike (TV). It’s [Dana White’s] rhetoric and his window washing that put me in...

Dec 26, 2014 11:51 am

Bellator Going After Brock Lesnar, Will Fight For All Top Fighters

“There hasn’t been any serious dialogue. But when the time comes to have serious dialogue, we’ll be right there. There’s not going to be a fighter on the planet we can’t afford and have access to. I think one of the things we were really able to do bring is back the casual fan,” Coker...

Dec 26, 2014 11:43 am

Cerrone Unimpressed With Jury’s “Undefeated” Record

“You talk about him being undefeated? I don’t even know who the guys he fought. You know, Diego (Sanchez), he’s talking about, ‘Oh, I beat Diego. I’m over here just crushing veterans and not worrying about it.’ But he tried out for ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ and lost. So he has L’s on his record. He...

Dec 26, 2014 11:37 am

Cruickshank: ‘I didn’t want to fight with one eye’

“It would be terrible to lose an eye for some reason, because I don’t exactly know what’s wrong. There was no recovering, I didn’t want to fight with one eye.” Earlier this month, at the TUF 20 Finale, Daron Cruickshank bowed out of his bout against KJ Noons after an unintentional eye-poke rendered him unable...

Dec 25, 2014 5:10 am

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Ho Ho Ho! It’s the one day of the year, BJPENN.COM goes dark. Even this post was scheduled to post and share yesterday. YOU’VE BEEN FOOLED! But on a serious note, from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Enjoy the season… and this picture of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a Christmas Sweater. Here’s...

Dec 25, 2014 5:06 am

Tito Says He Beat Bonnar And The UFC Ratings With One Eye

“Ah, that’s it? Jeez…” “I was happy with [the 2.2 Mill. TV Rating]. I thought the PR I did prior, I thought (that would help) the number be at least two million.” “It’s nice to know that we went nose-to-nose with the UFC, and they only did 80,000 pay-per-view buys (on UFC 180). I guess...

Dec 25, 2014 5:01 am

Werdum: ‘I will submit Velasquez like I did Fedor’

“People will say he will not want to take me down. I’m sure he will continue fighting the same way. He won’t take me down and get right back up. He will want to punch me on the ground because that is his instinct to KO his opponents and that is when I will catch...

Dec 25, 2014 5:00 am

Pennington Hoping For Holm In 2015

“I told the UFC how we’d probably sell out the building from me being from Colorado and her being from New Mexico. It’s not that far of a drive. That was in the works, but I went into a 45-day suspension. But we’re talking probably a couple months into the New Year, so we’ll see.”...

Dec 24, 2014 11:22 am

“UFC’s Most Hated” Hasn’t Yet Forgot About Michael Bisping

“I’m the most hated guy in the UFC. I don’t know why. That’s the way it’s always been. I’m not very happy, but what can I do? Hopefully 2015 brings me a better year and I can be happy again. Hopefully good things are coming my way and I can be positive. I can finally...

Dec 24, 2014 5:10 am

Dominick Cruz confident in 2015 return

Earlier this week, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took to his Facebook fan page to reveal the tragic news that he had suffered yet another knee injury which will require surgery. While obviously disappointed by the injury, “The Dominator” is still confident that he can recover from this his third ACL surgery and return...

Dec 24, 2014 5:00 am

Dodson Eyeing Rematch With Dillashaw At 135

“Apparently I’m the bogeyman to the 125 division and I don’t even know why. Well, actually I do know why. My hands say it all. But, everybody is afraid of what I can potentially bring to the table, and that includes Demetrious Johnson. He’s afraid that I have that one-punch knockout that will change him...

Dec 23, 2014 1:31 pm

Bellator “Reaching Out” To WWE Talent Too

In an interesting move, it would appear as if the Bellator MMA promotion is seeking a suitable competitor to the UFC’s CM Punk. According to Bellator President Scott Coker the promotion is in preliminary talks with multiple time WWE champion, and 9-5 pro MMA Fighter, Alberto Del Rio. “I think that we did reach out....

Dec 23, 2014 12:25 pm

Pros React To Dominick Cruz’s Latest ACL Injury

Yesterday we learned the unfortunate news that Dominick Cruz was injured, yet again. It’s an injury that will force the fan-favorite fighter on the shelf for another extended layoff. The MMA world, reacted in support: It is with great sadness to report I have experienced another ACL injury. This time it’s in the right knee,…...

Dec 23, 2014 11:18 am

Caraway: “All These Dudes Wish They Were With Her”

“They want to see her with Brad Pitt or some god or something,” Caraway said. “Nothing’s good enough. I get the brunt of all these jokes or bashed on, because all these dudes wish they were with her. …People are just so rough sometimes. They treat you like you’re an item and not like a...

Dec 23, 2014 11:06 am

Coker Silenced, Rampage Talk Off The Table

As the legal battle over Rampage Jackson ensues, Bellator President Scott Coker has been told to leave the talking to the Lawyers. Check it: “I wish I could comment more. The lawyers don’t want us to comment on him right now. It’s going to be in the [legal] process. Once it gets turned over to...

Dec 23, 2014 10:59 am

King Mo Puts Tito Ortiz On Absolute Blast

“He’s a b*tch, too. It won’t happen. He don’t want to fight me. He would fight Stephan Bonnar, but he wouldn’t fight me. He would fight Alexander Shlemenko, who’s really a smaller 185er, but he won’t fight me. I’m hood and ghetto — I’m from the South, so I speak the way I speak. I’m...

Dec 23, 2014 10:51 am

Six-Minutes Of Soccer Kick KO’s – ONE FC

Asian Mixed Martial Arts Promotion, One FC has brought back the Soccer Kick. If you missed these MMA matches go on overseas, here’s a good highlight to watch. Enjoy!

Dec 22, 2014 7:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Picks Up 3 New Bouts

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which is set to go down February 22nd from Brazil has picked up 3 new bouts. First up we have Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland. Ponzinibbio is 1-1 in his UFC career, and returned to the win column in September when he scored a TKO win over Wendell...

Dec 22, 2014 4:29 pm

Team Alpha Male Rep: Dillashaw vs. Faber “Highly Unlikely”

With the recent announcement of #1 contender Dominick Cruz out with a torn ACL and no timetable for his return, and then Raphael Assuncao announcing a broken ankle, many fans have been discussing the possibility of a Dillashaw vs. Faber superfight. Dillashaw has previously stated that he would fight his teammate and mentor Faber if...

Dec 22, 2014 3:39 pm

REPORT | Monster Nearing Major Deal With UFC

Following Zuffa’s sale of the popular energy drink Xyience, it appears Monster Energy will attempt to fill the gap left by Xyience. MMAJunkie is reporting that several sources close to the deal are saying that Monster is in “advanced negotiations” to become an official sponsor of the UFC, in a deal worth in excess of...

Dec 22, 2014 11:09 am

Bas Rutten Talks UFC Lawsuit: ‘Of Course Fighters Get Underpaid’

Bas Rutten has been around the fight game for a long time. From his MMA debut in 1993 through winning the UFC championship, and his eventual retirement in 2006, Rutten has seen it all. Now, with his position on Inside MMA, Rutten will likely have to analyze the impending UFC lawsuit. While he hasn’t had...

Dec 22, 2014 10:41 am

.GIF | Anderson Silva Style Front Kick KO

In this .GIF we see a KO almost identical to that of Anderson Silva vs. Vitor Belfort. In that fight, Silva landed a front kick perfectly on Belfort’s chin that snapped Belfort’s head back before he crumpled to the canvas. This KO from XFC International 3 from earlier this year is almost identical, but almost...