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May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

2 UFC Hall of Fame Inductees Announced for 2015 Class

The first inductees for the new look UFC Hall of Fame have been announced. Jeff Blatnick – a key personality during the UFC’s formative years – and the April 2005 rematch between Matt Hughes and Frank Trigg will be inducted as in this year’s Contributor and Fight categories, respectively. The announcements were made moments ago...

May 20, 2015 2:59 pm

White Thinks Rousey/Cyborg Could Rake in 2 Million PPV Buys

If Ronda Rousey and Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino ever met in the UFC octagon to settle their blood feud, there is no doubt that it would crush anything the UFC has done in recent years. However, UFC President Dana White thinks it could surpass 2 Million PPV buys. White appeared on “The Jim Rome Show” and...

May 20, 2015 2:00 pm

Cerrone Got Punched in the Face at Whole Foods

Donald Cerrone is known for taking a fight on short notice anytime, anyplace. Cerrone has racked up an incredible seven wins in a row with this attitude and a victory at “UFC 187” could earn him a shot at Rafael dos Anjos’ lightweight championship. He almost went 8-0 after getting into an altercation at Whole...

May 20, 2015 12:15 pm

White Mistakingly Answers Mousasi’s ‘UFC Japan’ Challenge

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is coming off of a victory over Costas Philippou this past weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he is looking to get back into the octagon as soon as possible. With the recent announcement that UFC will be making their return to Japan in September, Mousasi jumped at the opportunity...


May 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Makdessi — ‘People Who Are Doubting Me Against Cerrone Are Uneducated’

Donald Cerrone has been training for months to fight Khabib Nurmagomedov in what could possibly have been a title eliminator fight at “UFC 187”. Nurmagomedov suffered a leg injury while training that forced him out of the bout, and John Makdessi stepped up to take the fight on short notice just days after having his...

May 20, 2015 12:02 pm

Donald Cerrone Will Be Losing $60K Because of Reebok Deal

Dana White and other UFC officials may have had good intentions with inking the deal with Reebok, but veterans of the game are going to be losing fistfuls of cash because of lost sponsorships in the octagon. While some fighters are fans of the deal because of the guaranteed money, Donald Cerrone stated that he...

May 20, 2015 12:01 pm

Cormier and Bader Go At It on Twitter

Daniel Cormier recently went off on Ryan Bader for trying to jump in line for a shot at the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship after Jon Jones was forced to vacate it. Bader took the criticism to heart and claimed that Daniel Cormier hasn’t beaten anybody in the top ten. Things started getting pretty serious...

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

Cormier Blasts Bader For Trying to Jump Line to get Title Shot

Jon “Bones” Jones’ run in with the law may have thrown a monkey wrench in plans for “UFC 187” and his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, but it certainly brought the light heavyweight division back to life. After it was announced that Jones was arrested, Cormier mentioned he waited patiently for his phone to ring...

May 20, 2015 10:25 am

Palhares Fires Back At Trash Talking Jake Shields

WSOF Champion Rousimar Palhares caught wind of BJPENN.COM’s recent interview with Jake Shields and has some choice words for the challenger leading up to their fight. “I don’t know how you come to think in this way about me considering we have never even actually met,” Palhares wrote to MMAJunkie. “But I get it –...

May 20, 2015 10:05 am

Medical Suspensions — Mark Hunt Served With 180 Day Layoff

At “UFC Fight Night 65”, Mark Hunt endured one of the most brutal beatings ever bestowed upon a heavyweight in the octagon. Stipe Miocic more than likely was closer to breaking his hand than he was to knocking Hunt out, but Hunt suffered some serious injuries and will be out of action for quite some...

May 20, 2015 10:03 am

Faber Credits “Lifestyle” For Team’s Low Injury Rate

Team Alpha Male is full of some of the hardest training fighters in mixed martial arts today. Urijah Faber, TJ Dillashaw and Chad “Money” Mendes all train hard in the gym, but rarely ever get injured. As a matter of fact, Team Alpha Male has the lowest injury rate out of all of the major...

May 20, 2015 8:31 am

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio #63 with David Mitchell and Andre Fili

Heads up fight fans, Stud Show Radio is BACK! 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. Check out the replay below: STUD SHOW Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes...

May 19, 2015 4:21 pm

Conor McGregor Wants You to VOTE YES For Gay Marriage

When Conor McGregor isn’t training for his upcoming fight against Jose Aldo at UFC 189 for the UFC Featherweight Championship, he can usually be heard talking trash in an interview. However, McGregor has taken off his gloves and decided to help fight another battle: the battle for equality and gay marriage! Check out this tweet...

May 19, 2015 3:37 pm

Jon Jones: ‘I’m Going to Be Back’

After some much-needed time away from the gym and the sport of mixed martial arts as a whole, it looks like the former UFC champion is back in training. Jon Jones has apparently told training partners that he intends to return to the octagon, according to fellow training partner Carlos Condit. Condit, who is a...

May 19, 2015 12:17 pm

To The HATERS! ‘Hate me, but I’m Still Wiping Tears with Money’

Conor McGregor is well aware that his haters are in full effect leading up to his bout with Jose Aldo at “UFC 189”. “The Notorious” will be excited the day the pay-per-view numbers come in, win or lose, because it means that the people who paid to see him lose could pay for a brand...

May 19, 2015 11:33 am

McGregor: ‘I’m the Best P4P in the UFC’

Conor McGregor is stepping into the octagon at UFC 189 against one of the most dominant fighters to ever step foot inside the cage in Jose Aldo. Aldo is the current and only UFC Featherweight Champion in the company’s history and he sits atop the official “pound for pound” rankings. Conor McGregor doesn’t pay attention...

May 19, 2015 10:38 am

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling Sounds Off on UFC/Reebok Deal — ‘It’s A Freaking Joke’

Aljamain Sterling is one of UFC’s bright young prospects in the bantamweight division. Despite having an impressive undefeated record with wins over the likes of Takeya Mizugaki and Hugo Viana, the “Funk Master” will still only be earning $2,500 through the Reebok deal the next time he fights. While some fighters seem to love the...

May 19, 2015 9:42 am

Cyborg Attacks Rousey On Every Front — WOW!

Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino may have a featherweight championship defense against Faith Van Duin coming up at Invicta FC 13, but she still has her sights set on UFC’s Ronda Rousey. “Cyborg” recently wrote a blog on her Facebook breaking down her current view on the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion. After hearing what “Rousey” had to...

May 19, 2015 9:20 am

Tate: ‘If I beat Eye I get a Third Title Shot’

If Meisha Tate walks out of “UFC on FOX” with a victory over Jessica “Evil” Eye, she could earn herself a second shot at the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship. “Cupcake” has racked up three straight decision wins over the likes of Liz Carmouche and Sara McMann leading up to her bout with “Evil” Eye at...

May 19, 2015 8:57 am

Aguilar-Esparza BEEF! — ‘Sorry You Keep Losing to Better Fighters’

Former World Series of Fighting Champion Jessica Aguilar has left the company to try and move on to bigger and better things… like trying to shut Carla Esparza up in the octagon. Earlier in May, Carla Esparza not only accused, but stated that she knew for a fact that Aguilar was a performance enhancing drug...

May 19, 2015 8:31 am

‘I Can Knock Anybody Out at 125 and 135… AND Conor McGregor’

UFC flyweight John Dodson is walking into the octagon for his fight with Zach Makovsky with the mindset that he will challenge champion Demetrious Johnson for his title with a victory. Dodson’s first attempt at dethroning the champion did not go as well as planned. Johnson and Dodson had a five round war at “UFC...

May 19, 2015 8:28 am

Joe Schilling vs. Hisaki Kato set for Bellator 139

A middleweight bout between Joe Schilling (2-4 MMA) and Hisaki Kato (4-1 MMA) is the latest addition to June’s Bellator 139 card in Kansas. Bellator officials recently announced the fight. Joe “Stitch ’em Up” Schilling was most recently seen in action at April’s Bellator 136 event, where he suffered a split-decision loss to Rafael Carvalho....

May 19, 2015 5:23 am

LIVE! Stud Show Radio #63 with David Mitchell and Andre Fili––WATCH NOW!

Heads up fight fans, Stud Show Radio is BACK! 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. LIVE FEED: STUD SHOW Radio runs every Tuesday...

May 19, 2015 5:22 am

Stud Show Radio Returns, Tonight w/ David Mitchell & Andre Fili – LIVE 8PMish PT

David Mitchell fills in for co-host Justin Buchholz tonight on “Stud Show Radio” and he could possibly be joined by Andre “Touchy” Fili!! 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. Joseph Benavidez fills in as co-host...

May 18, 2015 8:05 pm

PAYCUT! Donald Cerrone On Reebok Deal: ‘I’ll Be Losing 60K A Fight’

    Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is set to face John Makdessi this Saturday at UFC 187. The Reebok deal will go into effect at UFC 189, but Cerrone says when it takes effect he’ll be losing quite a chunk of cash. The UFC lightweight told Yahoo! Sports that when the deal starts he will be...

May 18, 2015 7:23 pm

Stipe Miocic Is Ready For The Champ: ‘I Want A Shot At The Title’

  UFC heavyweight Stipe Miocic is ready to fight for the title after his impressive performance against Mark Hunt. Miocic beat Hunt up before stopping him in the fifth round and now believes he has done enough to get the next crack at the heavyweight crown. Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will fight first and...

May 18, 2015 7:01 pm

Frankie Edgar On Title Shot: ‘Dana Knows I Got Stepped Over By McGregor’

Frankie Edgar is starting his campaign for another UFC title shot. He made it very clear in his post-fight interviews that he wants the next featherweight title shot, even going as far as calling out UFC president Dana White, saying he was ducking him. The former lightweight champion went on The MMA Hour and elaborated...

May 18, 2015 6:20 pm

UH-OH! Daniel Cormier On Cutting Weight For UFC 187: ‘I Was Panicking’

Daniel Cormier will get a second shot at the UFC light-heavyweight title when he meets Anthony Johnson at UFC 187 this Saturday. Cormier was given the fight on short notice because of the Jon Jones ordeal. He was planning on fighting in June against Ryan Bader, but instead realized he would have to cut down...