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Jul 25, 2015 4:52 am

Conor McGregor Receives Praise From Another Irish Superstar

UFC interim featherweight champion isn’t only winning the approval of fans and fighters, he’s grabbing the attention of some A-level celebrities. Recently TMZ caught up with actor Colin Farrell and asked him about the Mystic Mac. Here’s what he had to say: “Oh, he’s [Conor McGregor] incredible. Phenomenal, Jesus. Phenomenal strength of character, phenomenal mental...

Jul 24, 2015 3:03 pm

Conor Has A Message For All Those ‘Bums’ Calling Him Out

The new UFC interim featherweight champion, Conor McGregor, is enjoying his time as champ and no doubt spending some off time out of the camera and with family and friends. But, that doesn’t mean he’s ignoring all these call outs he continues to get. Everyone, even fighters not in his weight class, is calling him...

Jul 24, 2015 12:50 pm

REPLAY! BJPenn.com Radio with Tiffany Van Soest

Check Out Sports Podcasts at Blog Talk Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest tonight is joining us fresh off the scales weighing in for his fight against Bryan Caraway at UFC on Fox 16. Eddie Wineland is back inside the octagon and ready to do work tomorrow night. We will talk with...

Jul 24, 2015 12:24 pm

Dillashaw: ‘Unprofessional’ Barao Better Make Weight

“The night of the weigh-ins, it pissed me off because I was on weight. I was confused – I had to switch my opponent in 24 hours, and it was a crazy feeling. But I let it go. There’s nothing to it now. He’s the one who’s unprofessional and couldn’t make the weight, so there’s...


Jul 24, 2015 11:33 am

Demetrious Johnson: ‘What More Do You Want From Me?’

“I guess what I can say is, what more do you want from me? I finished my last four title fights. I knocked out the best man in the world. I submitted a man who had never been finished in his whole entire life. I just don’t know what they want. Those are my questions...

Jul 24, 2015 10:19 am

Tito Ortiz Stands Up For ‘Real American’ Hulk Hogan––’He’s Not Racist!’

Former UFC champion and current Bellator MMA title challenger Tito Ortiz is standing up for his pal Hulk Hogan. @HulkHogan is a real America & far from a racist.Trying 2smear his name is embarrassing.We stand behind U #HulkHogan pic.twitter.com/27ffUtDSDy — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) July 24, 2015 What ever happened to"Sticks & stones may break my...

Jul 24, 2015 6:55 am

Goodbye UFC, Hello WSOF––’Stitch’ Duran Lands New Gig

Former UFC cutman and long time veteran of the game, Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has landed a new MMA gig. Duran was let go from the UFC because he talked out about the Reebok deal and how it affects the cutman. After an overwhelming amount of support from the fans, media and fighters it looks like...

Jul 24, 2015 4:27 am

UH-OH! Wanderlei Might Be In Hot Water After ‘Fight Fixing’ Comments

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva came forward on social media with some pretty hefty allegations. Silva took to his Facebook to shame the UFC for firing veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran. While doing that he mentioned that the UFC has fixed fights and he can prove it. Well, a fan on Twitter basically asked if Silva...

Jul 24, 2015 2:01 am

Dana White Continues Twitter Tirade––Bashes USA TODAY

UFC president Dana White has been on a tear while on Twitter lately. He’s done everything from fat shame fans to call them out for living in Canada and throwing up westside. In another interesting tweet, White replied to a fan by calling out USA TODAY because they decided to write an article about his...

Jul 24, 2015 12:37 am

Tate And Cyborg Mean Mug In New ‘Fight Valley’ Movie Poster

A while back it was revealed that UFC bantamweight Miesha Tate and Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’, along with some other MMA females, would be starring in a new movie called ‘Fight Valley’. Now, it looks like we have out first look at the movie poster, which features Tate and Cyborg. Check it out!...

Jul 23, 2015 2:20 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #79

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 23, 2015 12:31 pm

Dominick Cruz Ready To Reclaim His Belt, Eyes Year End Return

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (20-1 MMA) returned to action for the first time since October of 2011 this past September at UFC 178, where he earned an impressive knockout victory over Takeya Mizugaki in just 61-seconds. Unfortunately for “The Dominator”, who has been plagued by injuries since he made the transition from the...

Jul 23, 2015 12:28 pm

Benson Henderson Booked For ADCC 2015

Looks like former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will be taking part in the upcoming Abu Dhabi Combat Club tournament in Brazil. Henderson hasn’t seen octagon action since Feb., when he fought welterweight Brandon Thatch and won via submission. Now he set to compete in the event, which takes place Aug. 29-20 in Sao Paulo,...

Jul 23, 2015 12:06 pm

Report: Two Massive Welterweight Scraps Targeted For Year’s End

Looks like the UFC is planning to put on two huge welterweight fights towards the end of the year! According to Bleacher Report’s Jeremy Botter, UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler will make his next title defense later this year against “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit. Botter also tweeted that a welterweight number one...

Jul 23, 2015 10:33 am

T.J. Dillashaw Answers The Tough Questions At UFC Media Day

UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw is in Chicago getting ready for this Saturday’s UFC on FOX, where he’ll defend his belt in a rematch with former champ Renan Barao. Like every event, the UFC held a media day for fighters to talk to reporters and answer a slew of questions. The champ was confronted by...

Jul 23, 2015 9:51 am

Holly Holm Never Wants To Win ‘Fight of The Night’

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Holly Holm is coming off a dominant decision victory over Marion Reneau at last week’s UFC Fight Night event in San Diego. Holm was able to out point Reneau for three rounds by using a high volume of strikes and some solid takedown defense. However, even in victory, Holm was unable...

Jul 23, 2015 8:06 am

Chris Weidman vs. Luke Rockhold targeted for December

The highly anticipated UFC middleweight title fight between current champ Chris Weidman (13-0 MMA) and number one contender Luke Rockhold (14-2 MMA) is being targeted for December. UFC President Dana White revealed the promotions intentions during a recent Q&A session on twitter: @mgarasic_5 @ChrisWeidmanUFC @ufc December — Dana White (@danawhite) July 23, 2015 @mgarasic_5 @ChrisWeidmanUFC...

Jul 23, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired (PT.2)

UFC fighters came out in hordes to support veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Durn, who was fired from the UFC. Duran insists it was because he spoke out about the Reebok deal, stressing that all the cutman lost all their sponsorship money and had zero input on the new vests they wear. There were so many...

Jul 23, 2015 6:14 am

Weidman Pulls D.C. Into Epic Tweet Beef With Rockhold

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier just can’t resist taking jabs at each other on Twitter. In a recent back and forth, Weidman responded to a fans Tweet, talking about how Cormier shouldn’t talk crap about Weidman. The middleweight champ responded and then it was on from there. Check...

Jul 23, 2015 12:01 am

Conor McGregor: ‘I Done It Ma!’

The new UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor had to be feeling some amount of pressure going into his bout with Chad Mendes. He’d done so much media and trash talk and hyped himself up so much that if he lost things could have gone really bad. Fortunately he won and it was all worth...

Jul 22, 2015 6:24 pm

‘Rumble’ Johnson Ready To Give His Next Opponent What He Wants

“I’m looking forward to it. The guy wanted to fight me, that’s what I heard. So boom, let’s do it. You want to fight? I’ll give you a fight, that’s for sure. Win, lose, or draw, you going to get a fight. You’ll know I’m there. I don’t know how the results are going to...

Jul 22, 2015 2:43 pm

WSOF’s Yushin Okami Moves To Welterweight Division

Former UFC middleweight and current World Series of Fighting fighter Yushin Okami will be making the move down to the welterweight division. Okami will be making the cut and dropping to 170 lbs. for the first time on WSOF, according to VP and matchmaker Ali Abdelaziz, who announced the move on MMAJunkie Radio. Okami will...

Jul 22, 2015 10:15 am

UFC’s Lawlor: ‘Fighters Need To Learn From Pro Wrestling’

“There’ve been people who’ve straight up stolen personas. Like Chael Sonnen kind of patterned himself after a guy called Super Star Billy Graham, who was a big time pro wrestler back in the 70’s. Conor McGregor I think stole Ric Flair’s braggadocios fancy persona. As far as interview styles go, people can definitely learn a...

Jul 22, 2015 7:54 am

‘Stitch’ Duran: ‘Dana Didn’t Have The B*lls To Call Me Himself’

  On Tuesday, news broke that veteran UFC cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was let go from the promotion. Duran announced the news on his Twitter, saying that he was fired for the comments he mad about Reebok. Duran had expressed his opinion on the deal, pertaining to himself losing all of his sponsorship money and...

Jul 22, 2015 7:40 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired

Longtime cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was released by the UFC yesterday. Duran says it was because of his comments he made about Reebok, saying that he lost all of his sponsorship money and that they didn’t even work with the cutmen when developing their new vests. Needless to say, the MMA world did not react...

Jul 22, 2015 6:46 am

UFC’s Rony Jason Also Fails ‘B’ Drug Test

UFC’s Rony Jason failed a drug test stemming from his May 30 win at UFC Fight Night 67. He was hopeful that a retest would clear him and would come back clean. He was wrong. The Brazilian Athletic Commission MMA, released a statement on the matter and revealed that the ‘B’ sample which was tested...

Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fight Night 74 set with 12 bouts!

The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Saskatoon! The card, which will air on FOX Sports 1, includes a total of 12 bouts and is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring surging contenders Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Max Holloway (13-3 MMA) is currently riding a six-fight win...