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Nov 1, 2016 12:03 pm

VIDEO| Watch Eddie Alvarez’s Legendary 2008 Battle with Joachim “Hellboy” Hansen

  Though Eddie Alvarez has been on the radar of hardcore MMA fans for years, he has only recently entered the consciousness of casual fans as the UFC lightweight champion and the upcoming opponent of transcendent star Conor McGregor. Often referred to as “The Underground King,” Alvarez has long been adored by fans for his...

Oct 31, 2016 5:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields: “There’s constantly big name guys fighting with the UFC.”

Jake Shields has fought for nearly every major mixed martial arts promotion in the sports relatively short history. From winning the Strikeforce middleweight belt, to fighting for the UFC’s stacked welterweight division, Shields has bounced around quite about before landing at World Series of Fighting, where he currently calls home. Shields spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com...

Oct 31, 2016 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields on GSP’s free agency: “I’ve always wanted that rematch.”

When news broke of former UFC welterweight champion Georges Saint Pierre coming out of retirement, there wasn’t much doubt regarding where the French-Canadian superstar would re-sign with the UFC. But with entirely new owners and an exclusive apparel contract with Reebok, much has changed in the UFC since GSP stepped away from the sport in 2013....


Oct 28, 2016 9:00 pm

Jon Jones and Matt Mitrione engage in twitter beef!

With Jon Jones not getting any time to fight in the Octagon, the former UFC light heavyweight champion can still find a few wars to get into on the Internet. On Friday, Jones and Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione got into it on twitter. Mitrione posted a photo of a bartender side by side with a...

Oct 26, 2016 1:03 pm

Report | Fedor Emelianenko is Training for a Fight

Good news for fans of Fedor Emelianenko! According to a report from Russian journalist Alexey Safonov, the heavyweight legend has returned to training in preparation for an upcoming bout – though the date, location and opponent for that bout do not appear to be clear. Contracts have also not yet been signed. Fedor has started training...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 25, 2016 3:49 pm

VIDEO | Pro wrestling and MMA star Bobby Lashley talks up a fight against Brock Lesnar

Who would you pick to win in a mixed martial arts fight between Bobby Lashley and Brock Lesnar? Lashley, who is under a Bellator MMA and TNA professional wrestling promotion contract spoke with TMZ about a potential matchup with former UFC and WWE contracted star, Brock Lesnar. “I think it would be really interesting. There’s...

Oct 24, 2016 7:34 pm

Lyman Good pulled from UFC 205 following potential USADA violation

New York native Lyman Good is no longer set to compete on the UFC’s first-ever event in the Empire State. The former Bellator 170 pound champion and current UFC welterweight was flagged for a USADA violation according to the UFC’s website. The news of Lyman Good’s potential USADA violation broke on Monday, just weeks away...

Oct 23, 2016 1:08 pm

VIDEO | Phil Baroni wins by KO, then gets assaulted with a headbutt (flashback)

Remember this? Back in July of 2008, UFC veteran Phil Baroni made a successful drop to the 170-pound ranks when he scored a highlight reel one-punch knockout victory over Scott Jansen at the “Cage Rage 27: Step Up” event which took place at Wembley Arena in London. A few moments after landing the massive right...

Oct 23, 2016 6:24 am

Shane Carwin Hints at Move to Japan’s Rizin FF

Earlier this year, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin announced that, after a long hiatus from MMA, he was ready to return to the cage. Shortly thereafter, the big man announced that, despite his status as a former top-5 heavyweight, this return would not occur in the UFC. If Carwin’s return wasn’t going to...

Oct 21, 2016 5:30 pm

VIDEO | Tito Ortiz responds to Chael Sonnen’s claim that he is going broke

Former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen recently told TMZ that his upcoming Bellator 170 opponent Tito Ortiz was going broke. “The Huntington Beach Bad Boy” did not take well to Sonnen’s comments and quickly fired back at Chael by releasing the following video on his Instagram: .@TMZ_tv seen the words that chael had to say...

Oct 21, 2016 3:35 pm

Ben Askren wants Georges St-Pierre: You can’t say I’m not the best

ONE FC champion Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the best fighters not currently signed to the UFC. With a 15-0 professional record that has seen Askren not only claim the ONE championship, but also win the Bellator welterweight championship. As if that weren’t enough, Askren defended his ONE FC championship once,...

Oct 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Will Brooks almost fully recovered from rib injury, eyes January return

In the beginning of October, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon for his second UFC appearance on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Brooks was stepping into the Octagon against Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who was supposed to be making his lightweight debut at the event. The day prior however,...

Oct 21, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Famer Says He Would Have Protected Kim Kardashian From Robbers

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Hollywood megastar Kim Kardashian had been bound, gagged and robbed in a Paris hotel room. In the wake of the incident, a representative for Kardashian told E! News that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed.” Unfortunately, however, it was also confirmed that Kardashian lost something...

Oct 21, 2016 8:07 am

Jordan Parsons becomes first MMA fighter diagnosed with CTE

Tragic news surfaced Thursday evening that former Bellator MMA fighter Jordan Parsons, who was fatally struck by a vehicle earlier this year, was posthumously diagnosed with Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy, also known as CTE. The Boston Globe broke the story, which revealed that Dr. Bennet Omalu, the doctor who discovered the disease in football players, was...

Oct 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Ariel Helwani questions the beef between Dana White and Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre may be in the toughest fight of his career and it isn’t even taking place in the Octagon. A battle is currently taking place between St-Pierre and the UFC over contract disputes with St-Pierre and his legal team claiming that they are no longer under contract with the UFC...

Oct 20, 2016 9:47 am

PHOTO | Rampage Jackson’s Lamborghini totalled in frightening wreck

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson, who is currently under contract with Bellator MMA, is frequently taking to social media to show off his luxurious cars, most of which are green. Just over a week ago, the former champ took to Instagram with a video showcasing a “pimped out” garage in order to hold his...

Oct 19, 2016 7:00 pm

Conor McGregor’s ground-and-pound looking sharp while training for Eddie Alvarez

Conor McGregor is training like a man looking to make history, as the featherweight champion will take on lightweight kingpin Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205 next month. Should ‘Mystic Mac’ emerge victorious on November 12, he would be the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts in two separate weight divisions simultaneously. McGregor...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 19, 2016 6:05 am

UFC 207 Continues to Grow With Two Awesome Welterweight Bouts

UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30 in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada, is starting to look like an excellent card. On Tuesday, it was announced that Matt Brown will take on the talented Tarec Saffiedine at the event in an awesome welterweight showdown. Now, UFC 207 has grown by two more welterweight showdowns, and...

Oct 18, 2016 6:54 pm

Breaking ! Chael Sonnen vs. Tito Ortiz set for January 21

A light heavyweight bout between former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen will take place under the Bellator banner on January 21 live from The Forum in Los Angeles. Bellator president Scott Coker posted the following on Twitter following the bouts announcement on SportsCenter. Just announced on @SportsCenter,...

Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...

Oct 18, 2016 5:09 pm

Diego Sanchez returns at UFC Fight Night 93: Mexico City

Diego Sanchez will return to the octagon for at least one more fight when he takes on Polish leg-lock specialist Marcin Held on November 5 and UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City. Sanchez is coming off of the first knockout loss of his career after Joe Lauzon made quick work of him in the...

Oct 18, 2016 9:44 am

EXCLUSIVE | Lorenz Larkin to the UFC: “Feed ‘The Monsoon’! I’m Starving in These Riverside Streets!”

After a hot-and-cold run as a middleweight, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin completely revivified his career with a drop to the UFC’s welterweight division. This drop to welterweight began with a blistering, first-round TKO of a game John Howard. His sophomore effort in the division, meanwhile, saw him take out Santiago Ponzinibbio with second-round punches. And...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Ben Askren calls out Georges St-Pierre following news of free agency

Following news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges Saint Pierre becoming a free agent, ONE FC champion Ben Askren has officially called out GSP. The longtime UFC champ broke the news of his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and Askren must have been listening, as he tweeted this just minutes after...