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Feb 7, 2017 6:55 am

Daniel Cormier to Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: you ain’t knocking me out!

On April 8, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title rematch between champion Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, who were originally expected to fight at UFC 206 in December. In advance of this fight, Rumble has assured that...

Jan 17, 2017 11:07 am

Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why he’s recently campaigned so hard for a fight with Demian Maia. Unfortunately for Usman, Maia politely turned down his offer for a fight. Having accepted...

Sep 28, 2016 11:45 am

VIDEO | Newly released Anthony Johnson sparring footage

It’s no secret that Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is one of the hardest hitters in MMA. The top-ranked light heavyweight has showcased his incredible power time and time again, scoring blistering knockout wins over game competition in Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Alexander Gustafsson and most recently, Jimi Manuwa, Ryan Bader, and Glover Teixeira. With such incredible power packed...

Sep 18, 2016 7:00 am

Daniel Cormier Vows to Stand and Bang with “Rumble” Johnson in Rematch

In May of 2015, Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson fought for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the end, Cormier would use his Olympic-caliber wrestling to ground this fight and lock up a fight-winning rear-naked choke in the third round. Yet the Olympian very nearly didn’t escape the first round, as he was nearly finished...

Sep 5, 2016 5:44 pm

Tyrone Spong face-plants boxing opponent with massive right hand

With a career spanning three combat sports and over 80 victories, Tyrone Spong is expanding his presence into the boxing world, and made that presence felt with a blistering one-punch knockout over a regional journeyman on Sunday night. Spong made his name as a world-class kickboxer before making his foray into mixed martial arts back in 2012. Now...

Apr 1, 2016 8:01 pm

Report: UFC offers Anthony Johnson fight with Jon Jones at UFC 197

Last night we broke the news that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 headlining bout with Jon Jones due to an injury. BJPENN.com has now learned through sources close to the Blackzilians that the UFC has offered Anthony “Rumble” Johnson the short-notice fight with Jon Jones. No...

Feb 4, 2016 8:54 am

WATCH! ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ Media Day staredowns

Yesterday the ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ media day went down in Las Vegas. The event gave media members a chance to talk with the fighters on the card ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday evening in Las Vegas. In the main event Johny Hendricks will look to return to the Octagon after...

Jan 18, 2016 8:26 am

My Eye! Video: Travis Browne Discusses Matt Mitrione’s Eye Poke & Ronda Rousey

Travis “Hapa” Browne (18-3-1 MMA) puts a W in the win column last night after a TKO finish in the third round ending Matt Mitrione’s night and putting the Blackzilian fighter on a two fight skid. Check out the video with Travis Browne getting ‘hit’ with the questions by Cary Chow with ESPN. Enjoy the...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 26, 2015 9:54 am

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson Video: You’re 86’d! – On Being a Bouncer

Most of us in our lifetime have done a job that required physical strength to some degree, but when your Anthony “Rumble” Johnson he’s been making his money by putting the hurt on not just fighters but patrons too? “Rumble” training with the Blazckzilians and Jaco Hybrid Training Center will be facing Ryan “Darth” Bader...

Dec 18, 2015 8:14 am

WATCH NOW! Glory champion nearly finishes Michael Johnson

This clip may be an older one, but it’s still extremely interesting. Glory Kickboxing welterweight champion Nieky Holzken visited the Blackzilians gym earlier this year to share some knowledge. He taught former UFC champion Vitor Belfort some things, and sparred with UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, nearly finishing Johnson. Check out the clip above!

Nov 14, 2015 4:40 pm

WATCH! Stefan Struve UFC 193 “Toe to toe” with Frank Trigg

Ahead of the UFC 193 action tonight, UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg spoke with Stefan Struve about his UFC 193 bout against Jared Rosholt. Struve is coming off a decision win over Antonio Nogueira back at UFC 190, and with a win over Jared Rosholt Struve would begin to climb the UFC heavyweight...

Oct 19, 2015 1:00 pm

More TUF seasons to showcase individual fight camps?

Season 21 of “The Ultimate Fighter” was a unique twist on the UFC’s reality show featuring two decorated fight camps with American Top Team and the Blackzilians facing off against each other. It was the first season for the reality show to feature an entire team pitted against each other in the battle to win...

Sep 10, 2015 9:09 pm

TUF 22 Premiere Brings In Best Ratings Since 2013

On Wednesday night’s premiere of season 22 of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ we got to see what a show with UFC interim featherweight Conor McGregor would look like. He’s captivated the MMA audience with his trash talk and his fighting style and it appears all that transformed into huge ratings. McGregor and Urijah Faber’s back and...

Aug 30, 2015 5:01 am

TUF Rematch –– Hayder Hassan vs. Vicente Luque For UFC on FOX 17

Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber’s season of “The Ultimate Fighter” may be right around the corner, but a major bout featuring the last season of the show has just been announced! The last season of the reality show pit rival gyms American Top Team and Blackzilians against each other in a battle for supremacy. ATT’s...

Aug 30, 2015 1:00 am

For $1,000 you can own Karate Hottie’s sweaty Reebok shorts

UFC President Dana White has said several times that the company’s exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok will help take the sport to the next level in mainstream. Reebok has taken over the octagon with their official fight gear and, for better or for worse, UFC is going to capitalize on selling “fight worn” gear! Much...

Aug 9, 2015 8:03 am

UFC Fighters react to controversial Dariush/Johnson decision

Michael Johnson put on what looked to be a winning performance in Nashville on Saturday night, but it was Beneil Dariush who would walk out of the octagon with his hands raised in victory! The controversial split decision is the fight everybody is talking about from UFC Fight Night 73; check out what the UFC...

Jul 26, 2015 6:57 pm

Booking Roundup: McCall Out, 4 Undefeated Fighters Set to Make Debut, & More!

“Uncle Creepy” Ian McCall has been forced out of his upcoming fight with Dustin Ortiz and UFC just signed their replacement! Also, several undefeated fighters will be invading the octagon to keep their streak alive while trying to make it at the next level. Catch up with the latest fight announcements in this week’s “Booking...

Jul 20, 2015 6:47 am

Go Behind the Scenes of ‘TUF: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’

Now that “The Ultimate Fighter: Blackzilians vs. American Top Team” is in the books, it’s time to film the next season! It was revealed during the TUF 21 Finale that the next season’s coaches would be none other than UFC Interim Featherweight Champion Conor McGregor and Urijah Faber. While the two will not be fighting...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 13, 2015 1:34 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Payout Report: Masvidal Earns Six Figures with KO Win

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” finale is in the books and the payout report has been released! Jorge Masvidal picked up a big knockout victory over Cezar Ferreira on Sunday night and will be taking home $102,000! Jake Ellenberger is the second biggest earner on the card, but keep in mind that Thompson will...

Jul 13, 2015 7:32 am

REPLAY! Stephen Thompson vs. Jake Ellenberger (Highlights)

Stephen Thompson’s stock must have risen tenfold after the conclusion of “TUF 21: ATT vs. Blackzilians'” finale. Jake Ellenberger tried his hardest to stay away from “Wonderboy’s” kicks, but he took two spinning shots to the head that led to the end of the fight. Catch the replay above! Kings Of Volume — Punches In...

Jul 13, 2015 7:25 am

REPLAY! Kamaru Usman vs. Hayder Hassan (Highlights)

Kamaru Usman was the Blackzilians’ knight in shining armor throughout the entire season, and he proved why he is so reliable again tonight. Hayder Hassan’s striking power was easily avoidable and Usman was able to wrestle him to the ground before getting an arm triangle. Watch the replay above! Kings Of Volume — Punches In...

Jul 13, 2015 6:43 am

REPLAY! “TUF 21 Finale” Post Fight Press Conference (Full)

It was one of the busiest weekends in the history of the UFC and it was a smashing success. Stephen Thompson dished out another highlight reel knockout and Blackzilians won big bucks! Check out the fallout of tonight’s “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians”! Kings Of Volume — Punches In Bunches With Nate Diaz And...