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Mar 19, 2012 4:35 pm

Check Out This Official Trailer For Cung Le's Latest Movie! (Video)

St. Jude Square is a neighborhood living in fear as dueling drug gangs and corrupt police terrorize the streets… until hope arrives in Hong (CUNG LE – FIGHTING, TEKKEN, PANDORUM ), a mysterious stranger who after release from prison decides to take a stand and fight back. Using his unparalleled martial arts skills and calling...

Mar 15, 2012 1:00 pm

Roger Gracie Latest To Join Black House Roster | Moving To Middleweight

More than a month has passed since we first reported the story that Roger Gracie would be moving down a weight class, train with Anderson Silva and move to the UFC. Shortly after our initial report UFC president Dana White denied the Strikeforce acquisition. As it turns out, as reported this afternoon by Ariel Helwani,...

Feb 22, 2012 5:59 pm

UFC Adds A Trio Of Bouts to UFC 146 In Las Vegas

BJPENN.COM just learned that the UFC has added three additional bouts to the upcoming UFC 146 event headed to Las Vegas. Gabriel Gonzaga will take on undefeated Strikeforce import Shane Del Rosario, “The Ultimate Fighter” winner Diego Brandao will face off with Darren Elkins in his first post-reality show bout and new UFC signee Glover...

Feb 14, 2012 8:14 am

UPDATE: Dana White Denies Rumors Of Roger Gracie UFC Signing

Over the weekend we reported with the following “Quick Twitt” post that Roger Gracie had signed with the UFC: According to UFC president Dana White, despite the reliable source of Gracie Mag on all things Gracie related, the report on twitter is false and Gracie has not signed with the UFC. He took to the...

Feb 10, 2012 7:47 am

Quick Twitt | Cung Le Looking to Return To Action Later This Year

UFC middleweight fighter and “movie star” Cung Le, sent out a twitter post yesterday stating that he plans on returning to MMA later this year. The former Strikeforce middleweight belt holder made his UFC debut in a valiant effort over Wanderlei Silva last year November at UFC 139. Read More: Cung Le (News), Strikeforce imported...

Sep 14, 2015 7:51 pm

Gina Carano shows Nick Diaz some love and has a message for the NSAC

Fighters within the Ultimate Fighting Championship have voiced their opinions on how they think the Nevada State Athletic Commission handled Nick Diaz’s suspension, but this supporter came out of left field! Gina Carano may be big in the world of Hollywood now, but she actually helped pave the way for women in mixed martial arts...

Jul 5, 2015 1:00 pm

Tate: Win Against Eye Is ‘Final Step’ to Third Ronda Rousey Match

Perennial top contender in the UFC’s bantamweight division Miesha Tate is set to square off with Jessica “Evil” Eye at UFC on FOX 16. “Cupcake” believes that if she can secure a win over Eye, she will be setting herself up for a trilogy fight with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. The first two meetings with...

Jun 22, 2015 3:28 pm

WSOF Inks Deals with Free Agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor

World Series of Fighting made two major signings this week when they picked up free agents LaRue Burley and Louis Taylor. Sources close to the situation confirmed the signings with BJPENN.COM. LaRue “The Cannibal” Burley (6-0) is an undefeated lightweight who has finished all but two of his opponents. Burley has racked up wins in...

Jun 21, 2015 3:07 pm

53 Year Old Herschel Walker Interested in MMA Comeback

Strikeforce was most known for putting on some of the most bizarre fights in mixed martial arts. After PRIDE closed their doors, Strikeforce was one of the last major organizations to give fighters who would usually have to start out on bottom a major stage to showcase their skills. Former NCAA Heisman Trophy winner and...

Jun 21, 2015 2:00 am

Nick Diaz Kicks it with Fedor Emelianenko at Bellator!

It’s not often we see Fedor Emelianenko smiling. It’s even rarer we see Nick Diaz pose and crack a smile with another fighter in the picture. Both of them smiling in the same picture, at the same time? This is the Holy Grail on MMA photos. Two of mixed martial arts’ most iconic fighters were...

Jun 19, 2015 9:33 am

SPOTTED! UFC’s Nick Diaz Attends Bellator 138

UFC fighter Nick Diaz made an appearance at last nights Bellator 138 weigh-ins and snapped a picture with his former boss, Scott Coker. Coker was the president of Strikeforce when Diaz was the promotions middleweight champion, before it was bought out by Zuffa and the UFC. Great to have former #Strikeforce Champ @nickdiaz209 at the...

Jun 17, 2015 10:44 am

UFC Champ Rousey Explains Change In Walkout Theme

UFC champion Ronda Rousey is known for a lot of things, including her walk-out song, Joan Jett’s “Bad Reputation”. Rousey talked to Marc Myers from The Wall Street Journal about her song and how it came to be. Here’s an excerpt: “Lots of professional fighters want their walkout song to sound like the “Rocky” theme—you know, regal...

Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 15, 2015 9:51 am

Saint Preux: ‘Loss to Bader Actually Helped Me Out’

In his octagon debut, Ovince Saint Preux was riding a wave of momentum very few other fighters could lay claim to. He had been one of the faces of Strikeforce in their dying days and before a tough decision loss to Gegard Mousasi, he possessed an eight fight win-streak. Saint Preux went 4-0 inside the...

May 21, 2015 9:48 am

PAYCUT! Mousasi Latest Fighter To Speak Out Against Reebok Deal

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion and current UFC middleweight contender Gegard Mousasi is the latest fighter to speak out against the UFC’s Reebok sponsorship deal. “The Dreamcatcher” recently sat down with BloodyElbow where he stated that he stands to make a lot less money due to the new arrangement, his words: “Well, I’m going to...

Apr 18, 2015 10:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC on FOX 15 Edition

UFC on FOX 15 goes down tonight night live from the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey. The event is headlined by a key middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold taking on former UFC light heavyweight title holder Lyoto Machida. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil...

Jan 20, 2015 6:02 pm

Cung Le Retires, UFC Executives React

UFC and Strikeforce veteran Cung Le has retired from Mixed Martial Arts. The combat fighting legend announced the news today via his official instagram account. “After several months of thought and discussion with my wife and family, we realize our future includes many things, but active competition in mixed martial arts is no longer one...

Jun 17, 2014 10:53 am

Jon Jones Talks Gustafsson Rematch: Cormier Is More Deserving

Jon Jones joined America’s Pregame to talk about his upcoming fight with Alexander Gustafsson, his relationship with the UFC, and how he still feels Daniel Cormier is more deserving of a title shot. Who’s more deserving? I would say Daniel Cormier has better accolades and the better record,” Jones said. “He’s undefeated, and he’s beaten...

Jun 1, 2014 10:32 am

Exclusive: Phil Baroni talks returning to MMA as a lightweight, Penn vs. Edgar 3 and More!

Former UFC fighter and MMA veteran, Phil Baroni, is getting set to return to the cage this time as a lightweight. The news is pretty remarkable considering the “New York Bad Ass” was last seen leaving on a stretcher from May 2013’s “ONE FC: Rise To Power” event, after he suffered a gruesome injury in the opening round of his...