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Jan 23, 2015 11:25 am

VanZant — ‘We’re fighting because we’re the HOT girls’

“I always had on the back of my mind that me and Felice would fight, because we’re the hot girls in the sport. So I kind of got myself ready for that.” “She’s been around for a long time, and she’s been somewhat of a veteran in the sport. Just to be fighting her, and...

Jan 22, 2015 7:37 pm

Nick Diaz Wants to Make Stars and Money, Not Interested In Title Fight

Nick Diaz took part in the “UFC 183” Conference Call on Thursday afternoon to hype his upcoming bout with Anderson Silva on January 31st. This will be the first time Diaz has stepped into the octagon for competition since October 2013 for the UFC Welterweight Championship. Dana White previously stated that a title shot could...


Jan 22, 2015 7:27 pm

Anderson Silva: I’m Disappointed in Jacare and Machida

Anderson Silva has always been firm in his stance when it comes to the potential of fighting training partners Lyoto Machida and Jacare Souza. He once stated that he would rather give up fighting than step into the octagon with Lyoto Machida. Machida, on the other hand, has changed his view on the subject and...

Jan 22, 2015 6:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘If you’re not perfect, don’t dog Jon Jones’

“He’s human, he’s not perfect. Everybody has been dogging him. My thing is, everybody needs to think about their life and tell me when it was absolutely perfect. You know? A lot of people don’t think about that. The crazy part is, once somebody is down, people want to keep stepping on you and hitting...

Jan 22, 2015 6:39 pm

For Mousasi, A Loss To Hendo Means Irrelevancy

“It’s very big. After a loss, you have to pick yourself up again and it’s difficult. I think a win over Henderson is going to put me a little bit higher and give me a chance against someone in the top five. It’s a very important fight. I win and I get to face the...

Jan 22, 2015 4:50 pm

Ken Shamrock Wants To Beat Up Kimbo Slice, Then Fight Tito Again- Exclusive

MMA veteran Ken Shamrock was a guest on the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Shamrock joined the show for a full hour to talk about a plethora of topics, from his upcoming bare knuckle fight against James Quinn in April, to his long and storied career. Shamrock talked about his past, but always mentioned his...

Jan 22, 2015 10:50 am

Phil Davis Wants To Fight Anderson Silva

“Stranger things have happened. Why wouldn’t I? Why wouldn’t he?” “He fought former light heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin at light heavyweight. It’s not a stretch. Forrest is an extremely heavy guy. I figure, ‘OK if you can beat Forrest at light heavyweight, I’m just little old Phil.’ I’m just little old Phil. That’s what they...

Jan 22, 2015 10:45 am

Bellator: ‘There isn’t a fighter out there we can’t afford’

“It’s not just us going after them (the UFC’s fighters). Believe me, they’re calling us. This is not a one-way street where we’re just going after fighters. We’re going to win some. We’re going to lose some. That’s just how the nature of this beast is going to be.” “If you’re a free agent out...

Jan 22, 2015 10:20 am

Cyborg Enters Negotiations With The UFC

Top female fighter Cris “Cyborg” Justino has reportedly entered into contract negotiations with the UFC. The goal would be to make a successful run in the 135 pound division, starting with an Invicta bout that could earn the female fighter a title shot against Ronda Rousey. Lorenzo Fertitta spilled the beans to ESPN: “We certainly...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 21, 2015 11:36 am

No Coke On Fight Night — Jones Post Fight Drug Tests Are Clean

All of the drug tests on UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones have come back clean, this according to Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob Bennett who told MMAFighting.com the news on Tuesday: All of the UFC light heavyweight champion’s drug tests have come back clean, Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) executive director Bob...

Jan 21, 2015 11:16 am

Miletich: Jon Jones Has Too Many “Yes Men”

“I was very surprised that he tested positive for cocaine. I mean cocaine is such a destructive drug and such a nasty addiction that people can get into. I’ve not seen it amongst a lot of athletes and certainly not guys that are good at MMA. It’s such a bad drug that I’m shocked that...

Jan 21, 2015 10:23 am

Forbes Slams UFC For Ali Comparison

In the lead up to last weekend’s UFC Fight Night Boston event UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta called Conor McGregor the Irish Muhammad Ali. Forbes Magazine doesn’t approve. From Forbes: .. That would be really popular. The actual Ali is arguably the biggest sports star ever despite being an African-American who flew in the face of...

Jan 21, 2015 10:12 am

Palhares on Shields: ‘He knows I’ll submit him’

“What this guy said about me is weird, but even parrot’s talk. Now it’s time to work hard and see who’s the best. You know why he was so mad? Because he knows he has to fight me now and knows that he will lose, that I will submit him. He trains jiu-jitsu, he knows...

Jan 21, 2015 10:08 am

Joseph Duffy ‘Definitely’ down for McGregor Rematch

The last man to beat Conor McGregor has recently signed to the UFC and he’s ready to repeat history, if need be. His words: (via The MMA Hour) “When I fought [Conor McGregor], I knew he was good straight away. I can’t say that I knew he would get to this level and blow up...

Jan 20, 2015 6:24 pm

UFC Road to the Octagon: Gustafsson vs Johnson

UFC Road to the Octagon: Gustafsson vs Johnson brings you inside the lives of six of the world’s top fighters readying to battle in Stockholm, Sweden for what is being hailed as the greatest UFC card ever held in Europe. Starring in the main event is hometown hero, Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson. From Las Vegas,...

Jan 20, 2015 6:20 pm

Kimbo Wants Petruzelli or Ortiz in Bellator Debut

  “I don’t even know who’s there right now (in Bellator) as heavyweights. But s**t, anybody. Just feed me. I’m ready to be fed. … “I’m sure they would. I mean, they should. I mean, I would love to, (rematch Seth Petruzelli). I owe that dude one. The nature of it, I could complain all...

Jan 20, 2015 6:11 pm

“Killashaw” Ready To Demolish Barao

“I feel like this is still a very marketable fight based on how good of a champion he was and fighter he was the last decade. I feel like that’s the fight everyone wants to see. It didn’t get to happen in Sacramento, so there is even more build up now. It sucks that my...

Jan 20, 2015 5:44 pm

Confirmed! Cro Cop’s Back

Mixed Martial Arts Legend Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic has taken to his personal website to announce his UFC return. This confirmation comes on the heels of a previously ran ‘Rumor Report’ on BJPENN.COM, earlier today. Cro Cop last saw action under the UFC banner in a losing effort to Roy Nelson back in 2011. He...

Jan 20, 2015 1:17 pm

Ireland’s Holohan Confronts Lamas For Anti-McGregor Stunt

Top UFC featherweight Ricardo Lamas made himself available to media during the weekend’s UFC Boston event. While backstage Lamas was confronted by Conor McGregor Teammate Patrick Holohan. Lamas also discussed McGregor’s chances against the featherweight champion. Enjoy!

Jan 20, 2015 12:44 pm

Lima Injured, Daley To Remain On Bellator 134 Card

Earlier today Douglas Lima took to twitter announcing his removal from the upcoming Bellator 134 event. I'm again devastated to announce but I did get injured again in camp. Recovery is just 4-6 weeks I should be able to fight April or May. — Douglas Lima (@PhenomLima) January 20, 2015 The welterweight title fight, originally scheduled...

Jan 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Cro Cop Hints At Possible UFC Return

Rumors on the MMA front this week are centered around a possible UFC return for Mirko Cro Cop. The fighting legend was originally expected to sign with Bellator, but behind-the-scenes rumors started circulating that the UFC outbid their competitor, to once again secure Mirko. While we don’t usually take to rumors on BJPENN.COM, further evidence...

Jan 20, 2015 10:47 am

Wanderlei Silva Sues Nevada State Athletic Commission

UFC and PRIDE fighting legend Wanderlei Silva is suing Nevada State’s Athletic Commission for issuing him a lifetime ban from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The MMA Fighters lawsuit states, “The NSAC, like any other agency, is a ‘creature’ of statue and attempts to expand jurisdiction over subject matter not conferred by the legislature...

Jan 20, 2015 10:32 am

Fedor Makes It Clear, He Does Not Want To Fight

“He’s made it very clear he doesn’t want to fight right now. He didn’t say he never wants to fight. He just said right now.” Bellator MMA President Scott Coker informed the media following last week’s Bellator event that he was not able to come to terms with Fedor Emelianenko. Disappointed? Emelianenko last saw action...

Jan 20, 2015 10:08 am

SKIN-FLAP! Ron Stallings Nasty Fight Ending Cut — Graphic

In Sunday’s UFC return to action, main card fighters Uriah Hall and Ron Stallings slugged it out on the feet until a cut forced the bouts stoppage. This is that cut! FYI My coach took this photo right after the doctor had opened it up to prep it for getting stitches. Looks bad pic.twitter.com/5rtQ0WmALv —...