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Oct 8, 2015 9:59 am

New Japan Organization Will Be Called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation’

Well it’s official. We now know the name of the new MMA organization out of Japan, run by former PRIDE FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara. At a recent press conference it was announced that the promotion will be called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Many expected them to announce Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent at the press conference, but that...

Oct 8, 2015 9:11 am

Getting Your Forum Fix –– You’re Welcome!

Today’s forum fix ended up being all about the UFC’s newest start Sage Northcutt. As you’d imagine, the MMA forums are all a buzz about the 19-year-old lightweight after his impressive debut this past Saturday at UFC 192. Since that fight, videos of his past fights, him training with swords, and gifs galore have made...

Oct 8, 2015 9:08 am

Rampage Might Fight For Bellator, Explains Bisping Beef

Man, this new Twitch streaming hobby of Rampage Jackson is pretty insightful. The MMA legend spends time playing games and talking to fans, explaining all of his current affairs. In a recent stream Rampage cleared up all this Bellator/UFC legal mess that he’s going through. He sent out a tweet saying that the UFC stopped...

Oct 8, 2015 8:52 am

McGregor: ‘Pettis Is A Fight Pass Fighter’

“As far as I’m concerned, he’s back on the Fight Pass events. He’s lower now. … Pettis can say I never fought anybody. But he’s never fought anyone. Who’s he fought, really? He’s fought nobody, as well. His numbers are really, really low. He lost his last fight. That’s a crazy, crazy statement from him in...

Oct 8, 2015 8:24 am

Rampage Jackson Drunk Dials Ariel, And It’s Hilarious — WATCH NOW!

It’s been an interesting week for Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. First he made headlines by saying that he was going to retire if his legal issues with Bellator didn’t end, than he came out and said never mind, the UFC kept him from retiring and he’ll have news on his next fight soon. And now, perhaps...

Oct 8, 2015 8:11 am

BOXING BEAT: Rigondeaux Will Likely Be Stripped Of His Title

It seems like there’s a lot of belt stripping these days, both in MMA and boxing. Well it seems likely that we’ll be adding another name to the list, with boxer Guillermo Rigondeaux, who is the WBA/WBO super bantamweight champion. It’s being reported that Rigondeaux is on the verge of being stripped by the WBO...

Oct 8, 2015 5:06 am

Sage Northcutt: ‘I believe I can win the world title’

Sage Northcutt on if he got nervous going into his first UFC fight: “Believe it or not, I felt really calm. I’ve visualized it a thousand times: walking in and standing in front of the crowd and my opponent. There were some butterflies in my stomach, but not too much. Once the fight starts, you’re...

Oct 7, 2015 8:37 pm

RECAP! ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’ Ep. 5

On last week’s episode of ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber’ we saw McGregor’s team earn its first victory and take control of the fight picks. With that pick, McGregor picked Europe’s Saul Rogers to take on USA’s Billy Quarantillo. At the start of the fifth episode we see McGregor and his team...

Oct 7, 2015 7:53 pm

Despite Fighter’s Request, WSOF Not Looking To Release Palhares

Even though former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares asked to be released from the promotion, following his indefinite suspension and being striped of his title due to his actions during his fight with Jake Shields, it looks like he will not be getting his wish. Palhares is currently waiting to appear in front of the Nevada...

Oct 7, 2015 7:39 pm

WSOF Sets Up 8-man Tournament

We just saw Bellator MMA go old school and put on a one-night, four-man tournament at their ‘Dynamite’ event and now it looks like WSOF will be upping the ante. WSOF announced a little while ago that they were working on doing a tournament, but after a change in venue no other details had been...

Oct 7, 2015 6:56 pm

Dolce On Ex-Client Hendrick’s Failed Weight Cut — ‘It was a comedy of errors’

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks has had a troubled past with making weight for the 170 pound division. Most recently, just a day before his scheduled fight at UFC 192, Hendricks was rushed to the hospital after suffering an intestinal blockage and a kidney stone, caused by his weight cut. After the shocking news,...

Oct 7, 2015 2:41 pm

Fighters React To Fedor’s 1-0 Opponent

On Tuesday it was revealed that the big mystery opponent for Fedor Emelianenko’s return fight would be……….a heavyweight no ones knows, with a 1-0 MMA record. As I’m sure you’d expect a lot of fans and fighters were a little disappointed. After all this time of waiting and wondering where and then who he would...

Oct 7, 2015 2:33 pm

Jon Fitch: ‘I Broke GSP When We Fought’

  “I think that I broke him in that fight. He never fought the same way again. He started fighting very safe, very cautious. He stopped finishing people. I think I got into his head that fight, and that’s why I wanted to fight him again so bad. That first fight I had zero defense...

Oct 7, 2015 1:45 pm

Chael Sonnen: ‘Holly Holm isn’t very good at punching’

Undefeated UFC bantamweight fighter Holly Holm is set to take part in the biggest fight of her career on one of the biggest fight night’s in UFC history. If the promotion achieves what they’re going for, it will break the UFC’s record for attendance. That’s right, Holm is set to fight for the UFC title,...

Oct 7, 2015 1:43 pm

VanZant Eyes Future Title Shot With Joanna

Two of the biggest names in the UFC’s strawweight division, champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Paige VanZant are destined to face off one day, but when that day is, no one knows. Both fighters are on a tear, VanZant on a three fight win streak and undefeated in the UFC and Joanna looking absolutely dominant in...

Oct 7, 2015 12:58 pm

Tito’s Advice To McGeary? Take Some Public Speaking Classes, Work On Your PR!

[ooyala code=”JvNHVudzpKzBqLGHCBYx8lH8Y1nfEAkW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Following his crushing title defeat at last month’s Bellator MMA event, Tito Ortiz tells BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage what’s next and offers advice for his most recent opponent. Enjoy!

Oct 7, 2015 12:57 pm

Getting Your Forum Fix –– You’re Welcome!

Check out today’s daily forum fix and see what’s floating around out there in the MMA forum world. Everyday we’re going to do all the digging and searching for you, since you’ve probably got better things to do. Then we’ll put all the fun gems we find into one convenient post. In today’s forum fix...

Oct 7, 2015 12:55 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Regional Action Features KO’s Galore

Sure, we all watch the UFC and Bellator but that’s not the only place to see amazing fights and incredible fight finishes. Just take a look at these fight finishes from around the MMA world, from Shamrock FC, Kansas City Fighting Alliance, and Lion Fight. Which finish was your favorite?

Oct 7, 2015 9:16 am

Dillashaw Explains Team Change –– ‘I’m getting paid to train there’

On Tuesday it was revealed that current UFC bantamweight champion and Team Alpha Male fighter TJ Dillashaw would be leaving the team in order to go train in Colorado, as a part of a new team, MP Elevation. The team will actually be paying Dillashaw to train there, which according to the champ, is a...

Oct 7, 2015 8:49 am

Rampage: ‘The UFC Just Stopped Me From Retiring’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson shocked a lot of people earlier this week when he said that if his legal issues with Bellator don’t end soon than he’s just going to retire from MMA. Well, fear not MMA fans because Rampage just took to twitter and put all of us in a good mood by saying that...

Oct 7, 2015 8:07 am

McGregor Reacts To Dillashaw’s Team Change: ‘I Predict These Things’

I think we all knew that UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor was going to have something to say after news came out Tuesday that bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw would be leaving Team Alpha Male to go train with MP Elevation, up in Colorado. McGregor, or Mystic Mac, has made headlines the last month or...

Oct 7, 2015 6:53 am

Paul Daley Petitioning For Major Kickboxing Match

Current Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley has his eye on gold, but not just MMA gold. The top 170-pound Bellator fighter is at the top of the division and has said before that he wants to win the title before a big rematch with Josh Koscheck takes place. However now he’s added a new goal...

Oct 7, 2015 6:17 am

Aoki vs. Sakuraba Going Down NYE

New details are emerging about the new Japanese promotion, which will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko on New Years Eve. Yesterday a report came out revealing who his opponent will be. Fans were obviously disappointed, although probably not surprised, that the fighter who’s reportedly going to fight Fedor has only one MMA fight to...

Oct 7, 2015 5:11 am

After Getting Lifetime Ban Overturned, Wanderlei Will Again Face The NSAC

Looks like Wanderlei Silva will be heading back to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The last time he was there the commission handed him a lifetime ban after he ran away from a drug test. Silva and his legal team then appealed the ban, saying that he wasn’t even licensed by the NSAC at the...

Oct 7, 2015 5:00 am

UFC Champion Chris Weidman Looks Crazy Scary Hitting Pads

Working the basics with @raylongomma A video posted by Chris Weidman (@chrisweidmanufc) on Oct 6, 2015 at 12:12pm PDT UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looks really slick and powerful while training with head coach, Ray Longo. How many of these strikes could you take?

Oct 7, 2015 4:59 am

BEAST MODE! Joanna Champion Looking Fierce In Training

'RESPECT THE FIGHT' We are still only half way thru camp but I already feel ready to fight❗️👊🏼 #JJ #JJCHAMP #joannajedrzejczyk #UFC193 #UFCchamp #reebok #reebokcombat #reebokathlete @reebokpl #Repost @johngoodenuk with @repostapp. ・・・ Filming for the UFC 193 Countdown. Here's a behind the scenes look. Check out that jab 😈🔥👊🏼👊🏼👊🏼 #joannachampion #JJ #joannajedrzejczyk #ufc #mma #wmma...

Oct 7, 2015 4:58 am

Sage Northcutt Actually Got KO’d In His First Amateur Fight — WATCH NOW!

Forget what you heard about the UFC’s Sage Northcutt. Much to our displeasure, the unstoppable heartthrob was actually stopped during his time in the amateur ranks. Charles Sheppard, who is now being called the new Joe Duffy of MMA, has a proud father who posted up this clip of his son finishing the UFC’s new...