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Jul 15, 2015 11:48 am

Faber Questions McGregor’s Grappling Skills

Looks like things are just getting started between UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Team Alpha Male’s Urijah Faber. The two will be coaching opposite each other in the next season of The Ultimate Fighter and the trash talk has already been going on for a while. They won’t fight at the end of...

Jul 15, 2015 11:31 am

Andrei Arlovski: ‘I Want Fedor Next!’

Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he wants to return to MMA, and naturally fans, media and other fighters went crazy. One of those fighters? UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski. You might remember Arlovski suffered a brutal KO loss to Fedor and now he wants nothing more than to avenge it. Here’s what he had to say...

Jul 15, 2015 11:06 am

Ben Rothwell Teared Up During UFC 189

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell was in attendance for this past weekends UFC 189. The UFC heavyweight fighters soaked in the experience and said it was so massive that it actually had him tearing up. Here’s what he said while on The MMA Hour: “When you’re sitting ringside, you can’t see how daunting a filled arena of...

Jul 15, 2015 10:42 am

UFC 189 Pulled In Average Ratings

UFC 189 was a historic event, featuring some of the greatest fights in UFC history and delivering an energy unlike any other event. But, it looks like that energy didn’t translate to ratings. That’s for the UFC 189 FOX Sports 1 preliminary portion at least. The prelims brought in 847,000, which is well below UFC...

Jul 15, 2015 10:19 am

Holly Holm Opens Up About Jon Jones

UFC bantamweight Holly Holm will fight Wednesday at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, when she takes on Marion Reneau. Holm is also a teammate of former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. While doing press for her upcoming fight, she talked to FOX Sports about Jones: “I think Jon’s always been a really supportive...

Jul 15, 2015 7:51 am

UFC Champ Jose Aldo Sets Timeline For Return

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo plans on coming back from his rib injury in two weeks, and will start training then. This comes from the champ himself, who spoke with radio show Rock Bola about his return. “I’m still recovering, should be back to training in two weeks. I’ll do more exams. As soon as...

Jul 15, 2015 7:43 am

Chris Weidman Takes A Jab At Cormier: ‘He’s Eating Chicken, I’m Training’

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman plans on going up to light-heavywight to ‘get more competition’ in the future. Weidman told FightHype.com that his longterm goal is to go up in weight class and dominate there. He also mentioned that Daniel Cormier, the 205 champ, is running because he knows he’s coming. “I’m tryna go up...

Jul 15, 2015 7:26 am

‘McGregor’s No Brock Lesnar’

That’s according to UFC heavyweight Frank Mir, who fights tonight in San Diego against Todd Duffee. Mir told FOX Sports that as big as McGregor has become, he still isn’t as big as Brock Lesnar and UFC 100. “Everybody talks right now about Conor McGregor, how big Conor McGregor is. I don’t think any of...

Jul 15, 2015 7:09 am

Frank Mir: ‘Duffee’s Team Have To Hide Razor Blades’

“As far as Todd physically, people look at him and he looks like a physical dynamo. The average UFC fan just looks at him on the scale when we weigh-in and they are like ,’Oh my!’ When he takes his shirt off, he is quite impressive. And I think for two or three minutes he...

Jul 15, 2015 6:32 am

Report: Floyd Mayweather Will Fight Andre Berto On CBS

According to reports, Floyd Mayweather Jr. has found his next opponent in Andre Berto and the two will square off on Sept. 15, with the fight broadcast on CBS instead of PPV. This all according to Michael Woods, of the Sweet Science. Mayweather did post on Instagram, showing videos of himself training and wrote the...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

Jul 15, 2015 3:31 am

Sam Sicilia On Fight Bonuses: ‘I’m Chasing That Sumb*tch Every Fight’

“Absolutely. I’ve been chasing that sumbitch every fight. And I can only be told that I’m so close to $50,000 so many times. With Akira, he was out for so long that they couldn’t come in and interview me. They gave away 4 KOTN bonuses and I wasn’t on the top 4 that night, so...

Jul 15, 2015 3:08 am

BEEF! Weidman Vs. Rockhold/Cormier

Two UFC champions and an upcoming title challenger went to war on social media yesterday. Middleweight champion Chris Weidman recently did an interview saying he wanted to go up to 205 and that light-heavyweight champion Daniel Comier was afraid of him. Cormier responded by posting a tweet, then things took off from there. Check out...

Jul 14, 2015 4:42 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Edition

The heavyweights will throw down in tomorrow nights main event when Frank Mir takes on hard hitting Todd Duffee. The card will also feature Josh Thomson vs. Tony Ferguson and Holly Holm vs. Marion Reneau. The fights take place on FOX Sports 1, except the first two fights of the night which will go down...

Jul 14, 2015 4:35 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir Vs. Duffee’ Weigh-In Results

The UFC fights just keep coming. After an exciting weekend, we’ve still got UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee, taking place Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1. The two heavyweights will square off in the main event, but before that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Josh Thomson will throw down in the c0-main event....

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Frank Mir: ‘The UFC Told Me Lesnar Was Coming Back’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been busy preparing for his UFC Fight Night 71 main-event bout with Todd Duffee. Mir, who is coming off a knockout win over “Bigfoot” Silva, recently revealed an interesting story to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani while in attendance at Sunday’s TUF 21 Finale event. According to the heavyweight submission...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

Faber Admits McGregor Altercation ‘Looked Rigged’

If you thought the ‘altercation’ between Urijah Faber and Conor McGregor looked fake, well, Faber’s right there with you. ‘The California Kid’ talked on The MMA Hour and said he thought it looked a little weird when he watched it too, but it is what it is. “It does look like it was rigged. I...

Jul 14, 2015 4:34 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. # 76

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 14, 2015 3:33 pm

Coach: Conor Didn’t Train Any Wrestling Ahead Of UFC 189

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor battled through takedowns and some brutal elbows to eventually catch Chad Mendes in the second round of their fight at UFC 189, and win by TKO. So, about that wrestling. McGregor’s coach, John Kavanagh, told The MMA Hour that ahead of the fight McGregor actually did zero live wrestling during...

Jul 14, 2015 2:09 pm

He’s Back! Fedor Emelianenko’s Coming Out Of Retirement

MMA fans, take a deep breath and try to compose yourselves because Fedor Emelianenko has announced that he is coming out of retirement to fight again. According to the Russian MMA media outlet Union MMA, who reported it first, the MMA legend will began training again and plans on stepping back into the cage. Here’s...