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Feb 4, 2015 4:30 am

Why Was Anderson Silva Allowed To Fight?

Fans and fighters around the world are asking themselves one question today… Why was Anderson Silva allowed to fight following his failed drug test? WoW! @ufc has a lot of explaining to do. #SAD day in the ufc world. Crazy how Dana can control if they fight or not.The mighty dollar! LOL — Tito Ortiz...

Feb 4, 2015 4:20 am

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Failed PED Test

The MMA world is in shock following the recent news that Anderson Silva has failed his pre-fight drug test for two-different types of performance enhancing drugs. Here’s the most notable reactions: Sad that Anderson silva tested positive for steroids. Although in hindsight, I'm not surprised. I'm too naive. #any1notcheatingbesidesme — michael (@bisping) February 4, 2015...

Feb 4, 2015 4:06 am

UPDATE! Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Two PED’s

It’s been a crazy year for the sport of Mixed Martial Art, and we’re only one month in. Super heroes of the sport are falling from their pedestals, but not in the Octagon. In the latest bit of news, the widely regarded, Greatest Fighter Of All Time (GOAT), Anderson Silva was revealed to have tested positive for...

Feb 4, 2015 4:05 am

Nevada Commissioner: Anderson Silva Failure “Unfortunate For All Of Us”

“I think it’s very unfortunate. The UFC have made a tremendous effort to level the playing field in their fight against PEDs. Credit goes to them for doing the right thing based on principles and they continue to support our out-of-competition drug testing efforts. You can’t lose sight of all the other athletes that do...


Feb 4, 2015 4:02 am

Zahabi: ‘GSP Won’t Be Back In 2015’

“Georges won’t be fighting in 2015. I really doubt it. He’s got a lot of things going on and his own projects, and I don’t think he’s coming back in 2015. Me and Georges train regularly, but we don’t talk about the politics. “I think he’s going to fight when he’s ready to fight and...

Feb 4, 2015 4:01 am

Coach: ‘CM Punk will be “Entertaining”‘

“(It’s been) really good; we’ve had about a month together. We’re having a good time. The guy is working hard. He’s got a great attitude and he is a sponge. He’s going to be an entertaining fighter in the UFC, and that’s why we watch.” Duke Roufus, the man charged with readying CM Punk for...

Feb 3, 2015 5:42 pm

Woodley Explains Decision To Give Gastelum His $9K Back

“When we go out there to fight, we basically put ourselves through the fire, and we’re not assuming we’ll be losing half our money. If the purse is $5000 to show and $5000 to win, in my mind, it’s $10,000, so I do my training camp with that in mind. Now, when you step in...

Feb 3, 2015 5:16 pm

Weidman: ‘Silva should retire, doesn’t deserve title shot’

  “Being the champion, I know this ends up going further than I’d even want my comments to go, because my opinion, I don’t think, really matters that much and I don’t want it to weigh on him at all. But me as a fan, if I’m just a normal person, I want to see him...

Feb 3, 2015 5:03 pm

Gilbert Melendez Calls Out Eddie Alvarez

“I look down at the Top 10, I look at the line up and I see a lot of guys matched up and I see a lot of names that I’d like to fight. The one name that stands out big time to me, this is a person, who probably doesn’t like me much and...

Feb 3, 2015 4:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Gustafsson got caught up in his own hype’

“One of the reasons why I felt AJ won was that Gustafsson… I like Gustafsson, Gustafsson is a cool guy and everything. But I honestly felt like he actually thought he was the champion. He had a great fight with Jones, and it could have went either way. but then he let the hype get...

Feb 3, 2015 3:57 pm

Cesar Gracie Explains Why Nick Ditched His Flight

“He didn’t know about the camera crew there. They totally caught him off guard. He wasn’t ready for it. He was uncomfortable and he wouldn’t be able to rest. So he said, ‘Hey, I’m catching a different plane’ and then he left.” “Nick wasn’t prepared for that. He was just trying to get into fight...

Feb 3, 2015 2:04 pm

Silva Manager: ‘Nick Diaz has got balls’

“Speaking to my business partner Jorge [Guimaraes], he said that was one of the greatest shoots he’d ever seen. Nick Diaz going and laying down, Nick Diaz doing what he was doing, and not only doing that…but doing that to Anderson Silva.” “I mean, if you’re going to lay down in a mixed martial arts...

Feb 3, 2015 1:22 pm

He’s A “Two-Time Convicted Juicehead”

“First of all, Vitor, he failed a drug test. That’s his second drug test that he failed. Usually he’d be out for at least a year, but I think they tested him when there was no bout agreement, so they couldn’t really punish him the way they wanted to. He wasn’t licensed. So the guy’s...

Feb 3, 2015 12:27 pm

Mousasi: ‘Where’s Vitor? Where’s the lion?’

With recent news that UFC 184 had lost it’s main event, several top UFC middleweights were hoping to cash-in. One of those middleweight’s was Gegard Mousasi, who accepted the UFC’s offer to fill in for Chris Weidman, against Vitor Belfort, only to be turned down by “The Phenom.” He took to twitter to vent his...

Feb 3, 2015 11:05 am

Fallon Fox & Jessica Eye Engage In Twitter Beef

Top UFC bantamweight, Jessica “Evil” Eye, and controversial transgendered MMA Fighter Fallon FOX, recently engaged in some twitter beef. Check it: @FallonFox look you can be upset all you want. I didn't insult you but how dare you tell me what I am and am not aloud to have opinion on — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye)...

Feb 3, 2015 10:27 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #038 — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! Team Alpha Male Radio is back tonight with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Team of The Year, Team Alpha Male. This is MMA’s best Video Podcast, and we like it so much we’re featuring it twice-weekly on BJPENN.COM. It’s like a reality/TV show, but live, and featuring the...

Feb 3, 2015 3:58 am

Little girl knocks out ex UFC fighter?

In this video, alleged ex-UFC fighter, ‘Jose’ gets KO’d by this 110 pound girl named Carrie Meoak. Can anyone identify this MMA Mystery man claiming to be a UFC Vet?

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

UFC files motion to have Antitrust lawsuit moved to Nevada

Last Friday, UFC parent company Zuffa, LLC filed a motion to transfer the Antitrust lawsuit filed against them from San Jose, California to the state of Nevada. The UFC, whose headquarters are based in Las Vegas, believe the proceedings would be “fair and logical” if the case was heard in Nevada. Zuffa also claims that...

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

Gray Maynard vs. Alexander Yakovlev set for UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia

A lightweight bout featuring Gray Maynard (11-6-1 MMA) taking on Alexander Yakovlev (21-6-1 MMA) has been added to April’s UFC Fight Night 63 event in Virginia. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Former UFC title challenger Gray Maynard will be looking to score his first win since June of 2012 when he takes on...

Feb 2, 2015 10:41 am

Fight Taunts 101 – Laying Down In Front Of A Spider

A video posted by MMA-Core (@mma_core) on Feb 1, 2015 at 12:56am PST You’ve heard about it, now see it for yourself! During the first round of UFC 183, Nick Diaz taunted Anderson Silva like no one else ever has, laying down in front of ‘The Spider’, standing with his back to the cage, and...

Feb 2, 2015 7:32 am

Fighters React To Patriots Super Bowl Win

Last night the New England Patriots secured a very narrow win over the Seattle Seahawks. With just seconds left in the game, the Patriots grabbed an interception, preventing the Seahawks, who were just yards away from the end zone, from scoring. Below are fighter reactions to the game, as well as the brawl that occurred...

Feb 2, 2015 5:40 am

Rising Star Jake Matthews Trained In His Backyard Until Recently

Australian rising star, Jake Matthews, who had a brief stint on The Ultimate Fighter, has gone 2-0 since his time on the show, submitting both Dashon Johnson, and Vagner Rocha. The wins extended Matthews unbeaten streak to 8, leaving the 20-year old undefeated in his professional career. What’s even more impressive however, is that Matthews...

Feb 2, 2015 5:05 am

Paige VanZant: ‘I’m Going To Prove That I’m Not Just A Pretty Face’

Recently top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant was put under fire from critics after making a seemingly innocent comment that she and Felice Herrig, her next opponent, are the ‘hot girls’ in the UFC. Paige responded to her critics prior to UFC 183 in a media scrum, saying: “You know, I think that me...

Feb 1, 2015 10:49 am

Dana White Explains Why Brandao vs. Hettes Was Cancelled Last Minute

Last night, Diego Brandao vs. Jimy Hettes was scrapped from the UFC Fight Pass preliminary card of UFC 183 last minute. The UFC released a statement which explained that Jimy Hettes passed out backstage, and was taken to a local hospital, according to MMAJunkie. UFC President Dana White explained after the event, that the doctor...

Feb 1, 2015 8:39 am

Pros React To Anderson Silva’s Return To The UFC

Last night in the main-event of UFC 183, Anderson Silva returned to the Octagon to take on Nick Diaz. The bout was scored unanimously in favor of Silva, however it was much closer than the scorecards reflected. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the bout. COM'ON @nickdiaz209 #bayarea — Josh Thomson (@THEREALPUNK)...

Jan 31, 2015 9:39 pm

UFC 183 Results: Silva Brought to Tears with Win Over Diaz

After a year away from the octagon, Anderson Silva looked like “The Spider” of old. After his hand was raised when the judges’ decision was read, Silva broke down crying thankful for another chance to step in the octagon after his traumatic leg injury. Diaz helped him up and thanked him for such an exciting...

Jan 31, 2015 4:18 pm

UFC 183 Results: Santos Lands Liver Shot on Enz, Gets 1st Round ‘W’

Thiago Santos brought the crowd to life with his first round stoppage over Andy Enz! The middleweight bout kicked off UFC 183 on Fight Pass. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter: MMAJonny Santos landed a body kick right on the liver of Enz after a short feeling out process. Enz backed up to the fencing of...