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Oct 12, 2016 6:54 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 2 | Ian McCall // Felony // Wonderboy // Chris Weidman

The second installment of the BJPENN.com Radio 2016 Relaunch brings another incredible lineup of guest for your listening pleasure! http://bit.ly/2dcemIo 8:15PM ET- We will kick off the show with UFC Flyweight contender and fan-favorite, Ian McCall. “Uncle Creepy” will be giving us a breakdown of his scheduled bout with Neil Seery on November 19th in...

Oct 8, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold rooting for Dan Henderson at UFC 204

It’s no secret that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold have a very storied rivalry. The pair first met in the Octagon in 2014 in Sydney, Australia in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 55’. While Bisping had stated before the fight that he got the better of...

Oct 6, 2016 9:54 am

Julianna Pena not happy with Ronda Rousey potentially being given title shot upon return

It has now been almost exactly a year since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was in the Octagon. In her last outing, Rousey was bloodied and battered by striking ace Holly Holm, who ultimately knocked Rousey out cold in the 2nd round to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Following the loss, Rousey...

Sep 28, 2016 8:11 am

Claudia Gadelha Has Her Next Fight Lined Up

In late 2014, Brazil’s Claudia Gadelha lost a hotly debated split decision to Poland’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk. In July of this year, the two women went at it again, this time with Jedrzejczyk’s well-guarded strawweight title on the line. While Gadelha started strong in this rematch, she ultimately faded down the stretch, and surrendered another decision loss...

Sep 25, 2016 12:04 pm

Krazy Horse and Wanderlei Silva go at it again backstage at RIZIN

Earlier this week bitter rivals Charles ‘Krazy Horse’ Bennett and former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva got into a war of words at a hotel in Japan. (Watch that video here). Well, it appears that the bad blood between Wanderlei Silva and Krazy Horse is still boiling as the two went at it again, this time backstage following Bennet’s seven-second...

Sep 8, 2016 8:41 am

VIDEO | Joseph Benavidez and Henry Cejudo go at it on The Ultimate Fighter

It’s no secret that The Ultimate Fighter has given some of the best rivalries in MMA a platform to be seen by the world. From Dan Henderson and Michael Bisping, to Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate, MMA fans have seen some of the best and baddest rivalries in MMA history through TUF. On the newest...

Sep 7, 2016 12:53 pm

PHOTO | Legend Mike Tyson just claimed Nate Diaz is the baddest man on the planet

You know you have made it when boxing icon Mike Tyson claims you are the “baddest man on the planet.” Following Nate Diaz’s rise to the top of the UFC’s payscale in his last two fights against UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, the youngest boxer to ever win the WBA, WBC, and IBF heavyweight titles...

Sep 6, 2016 7:21 am

Eddie Alvarez: “I’m about to tell the whole world that there’s no Santa Claus!”

In the main event of UFC 202, Conor McGregor defeated Nate Diaz by majority decision. Having evened the score in his bizarre, welterweight rivalry with the Stockton fighter, McGregor then set his sights on the division he’s most suited for: lightweight. Given McGregor’s transcendent superstardom, a trip to the lightweight division would almost certainly result in...

Aug 27, 2016 7:58 am

Cody Garbrandt rips Dominick Cruz with homosexual remark, deletes Tweet

The rivalry between UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and top ranked UFC bantamweight Cody Garbrandt, has been a very public one. Since Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s mentor and coach, Urijah Faber, at UFC 199, the pair have sent verbal jabs back and forth. Following Garbrandt’s UFC 202 win over Takeya Mizugaki, he called out Cruz in...

Aug 23, 2016 3:11 pm

PHOTO | The most fascinating moment from Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s UFC 202 war?

The rivalry between Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor got extremely heated leading up to their fight at UFC 202. A pre-fight press conference was shut down early after the opposing sides started chucking various objects from across the room at each other. The weigh-ins were absolutely intense with both fighters ready to get at it...

Aug 23, 2016 11:49 am

Cody Garbrandt opens up on backstage incident with Dominick Cruz

Cody Garbrandt was in the final stages of preparing for his UFC 202 fight with Takeya Mizugaki when he decided to approach Dominick Cruz backstage during fight week to talk some trash. The pair’s rivalry has been a very public one, which reached new heights when Cruz defeated Garbrandt’s training partner and mentor, Urijah Faber,...

Aug 15, 2016 1:14 am

VIDEO | UFC 202 Bad Blood: Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch veteran Nate Diaz in another non-title welterweight fight scheduled for UFC 202 this weekend. Check out the special 43-minute special put together by the UFC. From the video description: “Nate Diaz’s defeat of Conor McGregor at UFC 196 put a dent in The Notorious One’s invincible...

Jul 30, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Brothers brawl at WSOF 32 weigh-ins

At WSOF 32 on Saturday, adopted brothers Phoenix Jones and Caros Fodor will square off in a highly anticipated fight. Ahead of the scrap, the two brothers nearly brawled at weigh-ins. Fortunately, WSOF President Ray Sefo, who has a 56-22 professional kickboxing record, as well as a 5-1 professional boxing record, was able to defuse...

Jul 15, 2016 2:33 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘What am I supposed to do, stand in front of Anderson Silva?’

Daniel Cormier had a rough time with everything UFC 200. From his originally scheduled title fight versus Jon Jones being pulled just days prior to the event, to the fans sheer disrespect for him implementing a winning game plan against Anderson Silva, it was a tough few days for the UFC light heavyweight champion of...

Jul 13, 2016 7:48 pm

Dominick Cruz ready for superfight with Conor McGregor or Jose Aldo

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is looking for big fights for himself and doesn’t consider a rematch with TJ Dillashaw a fight that will catch people’s interest. “I don’t care about that m———– at all,” Cruz told ESPN‘s Five Rounds podcast. “I beat that dude three years off the couch. He got me at 75...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 9, 2016 9:08 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha share a moment post-fight

Friday night in the main event of the TUF 23 Finale, Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had their highly anticipated rematch for the UFC women’s strawweight title. The fight was a classic, with Gadelha coming out strong in the first and putting the pressure on Jedrzejczyk. As the fight went on, the challenger appeared to...

Jul 3, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen vs. Jon Jones

Before Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones rematch in the headlining bout of next weekend’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, watch “Bones” defend his title against Chael Sonnen from UFC 159 in 2013. The Jones and Sonnen bout at UFC 159 came together after “Bones'” camp refused to take a short-notice fight with Chael in...

Jul 2, 2016 1:00 pm

Luke Rockhold rips “pice of s**t” Michael Bisping

While most fighters squash their beef after they fight in the Octagon, Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping have continued their rivalry in the wake of Bisping’s UFC 199 knockout win over Rockhold. With the score tied at 1 win apiece for both men, Rockhold is eyeing a trilogy fight with Bisping sooner rather than later...

Jul 1, 2016 11:24 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar can’t help but to laugh at Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier

Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Brock Lesnar and Mark Hunt were a part of a UFC 200 media conference call on Thursday and things got heated as usual between Cormier and Jones. With Jones coming in as the UFC interim light heavyweight champion going up against the champion Cormier, nothing has changed in their rivalry since...