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Jun 26, 2015 3:53 pm

UFC 190 Will Feature 7 Main Card Fights, Not 5

UFC 190, featuring a main event between bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Bethe Correia, will have seven fights on its main card which will air on PPV. That’s two more than the usual five. The last time a main card had more than five fights was UFC 144. The main reason for the addition...

Jun 26, 2015 3:28 pm

Hendo: ‘Tim Boetsch KO Proved I Can Still Compete’

  “It was very gratifying. (It was) kind of something to prove to myself as well as fans or anyone else who had doubt that I’m still able to compete with the top guys in the sport, you know? I know that Tim Boetsch wasn’t ranked as high as some other guys that I’ve fought,...

Jun 26, 2015 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Edition

The weigh-ins are in the books and it’s official, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero will go down tomorrow night in Hollywood, FL, on FOX Sports 1 and 2. In the main event former champ Lyoto Machida will square off against Yoel Romero in a battle that means a lot to both men. Machida wants...

Jun 26, 2015 2:30 pm

REPLAY ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Weigh-Ins

Lyoto Machida looks to rebound from a brutal loss to Luke Rockhold by taking out olympic medalist Yoel Romero. The fights go down tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1, but the weigh-ins took place today right here on BJPENN.COM.   “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’


Jun 26, 2015 1:17 pm

USADA Agents Visit ATT, Ban Use Of IVs

  The new UFC Anti-Doping policy is set to begin July 1. USADA, or United States Anti-Doping Agency, who will be acting as an independent tester and overseeing the program, is currently making the rounds to inform fighters and gyms of the new policy and all its rules. A source from American Top Team, in...

Jun 26, 2015 12:35 pm

Shlemenko Plans To Sue Commission Over 3-Year Suspension

“The participants of the tournament took five doping tests. There were only four in the laboratory. This calls into question the accuracy of the commission in this tournament. Secondly, I do not have the B sample – how do I justify myself? Third, there is a contract between the laboratory and WADA Athletic Commission, which...

Jun 26, 2015 11:30 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk Will NOT Need Surgery After All

Reports came out on UFC Tonight, that stated UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk would need to have surgery on her broken thumb. Turns out that isn’t the case anymore. That’s according to the champ herself, who posted a picture on Instagram and said she was surprised by the good news from her doctor. Even with...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 26, 2015 9:33 am

‘Money’ Mendes Will Get Paid Even If He Doesn’t Fight At UFC 189

Team Alpha Males’ Chad ‘Money’ Mendes is sitting in a pretty good position right now. He has been tapped as the standby fighter in the event Jose Aldo can’t fight at UFC 189, and will step in and fight Conor McGregor for an interim title. If Aldo does fight as planned? Well, then Mendes gets...

Jun 26, 2015 9:11 am

Anderson Silva’s Drug Test Was Negative And Here’s Proof

Anderson Silva, former UFC middleweight champion and p4p best fighter in the world, has been sidelined due to a failed drug test that showed the use of steroids. Silva is currently awaiting a hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission but it looks like some interesting things are coming to light. We know that Silva...

Jun 26, 2015 8:36 am

Ex-Bellator Champ Thinks 3 Year Ban For Steroids Is Too Much

  “A lot of people out there choose to do steroids to get that extra edge in the fight. I don’t think it’s fair – it’s definitely not fair to the guys that aren’t using steroids, and it’s only fair to the sport and everyone else in it to keep it on a level playing...

Jun 26, 2015 8:01 am

Champion Rafael Dos Anjos Almost Quit MMA

  “I thought of quitting many times. When I was still fighting in Brasil, I would make 1,500 or 3,000 reais (roughly 500 and 1,000 dollars), it was complicated. She was the one who provided for the house. I was fighting for so little I thought I had to get a job. She was the...

Jun 26, 2015 7:30 am

McGregor: ‘Rib? I’m Coming For Aldo’s Chin’

UFC featherweight Conor McGregor talked to the media on Thursday about the whole Jose Aldo injury scare and had plenty to say. McGregor talked about targeting the rib of Aldo, fighting Mendes and possibly fighting at lightweight. “I’m going to go for the chin; I want to knock him out. He doesn’t need to worry about...

Jun 26, 2015 7:29 am

Machida Thinks A Win Over Romero Keeps Him In Title Picture

“Even though he’s a wrestler, he knows how to fight standing up. He knows how to keep the distance. But I believe in myself and my background in karate. I have a better chance than him and will be prepared on Saturday.” “I have to win this fight because I want to get back in...

Jun 26, 2015 7:06 am

Hector Lombard Set To Compete In August

  Looks like UFC welterweight Hector Lombard is ready to get back to competing. Lombard is currently suspended from MMA due to failing a drug test for steroids, but that doesn’t mean he can’t go back to his roots and complete at a few grappling events. Lombard will be competing at the 5 Grappling Tournament,...

Jun 26, 2015 6:52 am

Mendes: ‘I Have To Pretend I’m Fighting At UFC 189’

UFC featherweight and Team Alpha Male fighter Chad Mendes has been tapped as the standby fighter in the event that Jose Aldo can’t fight at UFC 189. ‘Money’ Mendes talked to MMAJunkie about the whole situation and said that as of now, he just has to prepare like he’s fighting next month and will do...

Jun 26, 2015 6:29 am

‘UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee’ set with 13 bouts

The octagon will return to the state of California next month for UFC Fight Night 71, a 13-bout fight card which takes place July 15 live from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event, which will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, is headlined by a heavyweight bout featuring...

Jun 26, 2015 6:22 am

Don’t Get It Twisted! Nate Diaz Almost Fought McGregor At UFC 189

We now know that Jose Aldo is still planning on fighting at UFC 189 and only sustained a bruised rib, not a fractured one. Even so, the UFC has secured Chad Mendes to be ready in the event Aldo actually can’t fight. Before that was announced a few names were floating around, names like Urijah...

Jun 25, 2015 8:25 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #72 W/ Danny Castillo & More

Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio, Stud Show Radio is BJPENN.COM’s Twice-Weekly podcast covering relevant MMA News, and exclusive interviews with some of the sports leading talent. Check out Thursdays episode right here, on BJPENN.COM. Stud Show Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT. Watch past episodes at the official Stud Show Radio...

Jun 25, 2015 3:35 pm

‘Bellator 139: Kongo Vs. Volkov’ Weigh-In Results––2 Fighters Miss Weight

  Bellator 139 goes down tomorrow night on Spike TV. The main event will feature former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo as he goes up against Alexander Volkov. Also featured on the main card is a co-main event with Dave Rickels and John Alessio. Fan favorites Pat Curran and Joe Schilling will also fight on the...

Jun 25, 2015 12:19 pm

Bec: ‘I’m expecting everyone to spit on me’

  “I want to eat her soul and maul her face off. People are never the same again after they fight me. I don’t go in there to lay on them or go for a decision, I expect to hurt them. I expect a first round finish and for JoJo to be crying on the...

Jun 25, 2015 12:18 pm

REPORT! MMA Bill Fails In NY… Again

It looks like the battle for New York is over, and MMA loses again. According to reports from Jim Genia, a MMA reporter from NY and legal expert Michael Kim, the bill to get MMA legalized in New York is dead, again. Okay folks, I'm hearing the battle for the NY MMA bill is over....

Jun 25, 2015 12:12 pm

Diego Sanchez: ‘Kawajiri Is A Nobody, And He’s Scared’

  Diego Sanchez doesn’t like being told no. The UFC vet took to Twitter, because that’s what fighters do now, and expressed interest in fighting Tatuya Kawajiri. Kawajiri just beat up on Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, this past Saturday and is now looking for a top 10 opponent. Unfortunately, Sanchez is not...

Jun 25, 2015 12:04 pm

Lyoto Machida Reveals Hand Surgery Followed Rockhold Bout

  Former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto ‘The Dragon’ Machida is set to fight Yoel Romero at this Saturdays event in Hollywood, FL. Ahead of that bout he appeared on FOX Sports 1’s America’s Pregame and talked about the Luke Rockhold fight, why he took this fight so soon after and revealed that he had hand...