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Jan 2, 2015 11:38 am

Jon Jones – “Athlete, Champion, And Christian. But Not Perfect”

“As a professional athlete, as a champion, as a Christian, and also as a person who’s not close to being perfect, I try to be a professional, and that’s why I have some great endorsements. But me, when I’m with my friends and family, I’m a real dude. I am just me. And for me...

Jan 2, 2015 11:25 am

Aldo Fires Back At McGregor

2015 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for fight fans, and if Conor McGregor can deliver against Dennis Siver later this month, we’ll be able to add another exciting matchup to the agenda. UFC President Dana White confirmed yesterday that if McGregor beats his next opponent he’s earned a title shot. Once news...

Jan 2, 2015 11:07 am

Faber Not Ruled Out, But Barao Likely Next For Dillashaw

  Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw? “Probably Renan Barao,” said UFC President Dana White. “Renan just fought and won. They would have fought before if he made weight.” The UFC boss also discussed a potential teammate vs. teammate title tilt between Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. “They’re definitely open to it,” he said....

Jan 2, 2015 10:46 am

Jon Jones Responds To Askren’s Criticism

Earlier in the week ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren jumped on the D.C. train and started lobbing insults at UFC champ Jon Jones. Taking to twitter, Askren stated, “Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones” Reluctantly, Jon took to UFC media...


Jan 2, 2015 10:19 am

White: ‘PPV’s not dead, Jones To Do 750k Buys’

UFC President Dana White plans on proving the UFC still has the power to draw. And after a terrible showing in 2014, the UFC boss plans on getting their ground back with the first show of 2015, Jones vs. DC. “I think this fight will do 750[k buys], that’s where I place the line. Everyone thinks...

Jan 1, 2015 8:24 pm

Jones And Cormier Get Into It In Hotel Hallway, So Do Their Camps

A video posted by Tyson Griffin (@tysongriffin) on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:47pm PST The hype is real, and it’s boiling over anytime these two come face to face. Tyson Griffin Breaks it down: This was just before previous video. Jones clearly isn’t walking toward @dc_mma but at least he chose nicer words to use...

Jan 1, 2015 11:14 am

Training CM Punk For UFC Debut An “Exciting Challenge” For Roufus

“I am excited to work with him. There are a bunch naysayers out there. I love it. I’d been saying for years in the WEC that Anthony Pettis was going to be something special. Well look at him now. He just submitted two guys [Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez] that hadn’t been submitted before. “I’m...

Jan 1, 2015 10:11 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 182 Embedded, the weekend’s stars arrive at MGM Grand in Las Vegas, including UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, teammate Donald Cerrone, Danny Castillo, Nate Marquardt, Hector Lombard and Justin Timberlake. Jones sweats it out with some new training partners, high school wrestlers from Bishop Gorman, while challenger Daniel Cormier...

Dec 31, 2014 7:10 pm

Jones: “I want to be the best champion of all time”

“I do believe I’m one of the better fighters that’s ever played the sport, just because of the records and being one of the youngest guys to ever do it. I would say I don’t believe I am the best; I do believe Anderson and Georges have done amazing things, and they’re still guys I...

Dec 31, 2014 6:52 pm

Rockhold: ‘It looks like Machida’s next’

An interesting middleweight bout with serious title implications is looking close to locked. Both Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida showed interest in the matchup, and now, in a recent statement to MMAFighting.com‘s Dave Doyle, Rockhold confirmed that’s the fight. “There’s a very good opportunity for that to happen real soon. I look forward to that...

Dec 31, 2014 3:40 pm

Scott Coker and Fedor Emelianenko Celebrate New Years In Tokyo

Bellator MMA President Scott Coker has been hoping to get Fedor back in the cage. Could this recent meeting in Tokyo be a good sign, or just a friendly visit? Happy New Year from Tokyo! #InokiBomBaYe #IGF2014 pic.twitter.com/ysxVofMm3C — Scott Coker (@ScottCoker) December 31, 2014

Dec 31, 2014 9:07 am

SHOTS FIRED! Riddle Fires Back At Askren

Popular Cannabis Advocate MMA fighter, Matt Riddle didn’t take kindly to the recent use of his name by Ben Askren. Earlier this week, in a tweet to Jon Jones, Askren posted the following: Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones pic.twitter.com/bdEr5xYkuf —...

Dec 31, 2014 5:00 am

RELEASED!

Scrappy lightweight fighter Isaac Vallie-Flagg has been released by the UFC following his latest loss to Matt Wiman this past November. At 36, the professional MMA fighter boasts a winning record of 14-6, but unfortunately dropped his last three straight inside the Octagon. Vallie-Flagg took to twitter to announce the news: Well fuck sometimes putting...

Dec 30, 2014 12:17 pm

Jones Compliments Cormier’s Ability To Compete With His Body Type

“I wouldn’t necessarily say there’s anything I like about him. I do respect that he’s able to use his frame so successfully, being a short guy and thicker guy. When you look at him, his body type doesn’t scream athlete. But he’s been able to do some amazing things, both in the sport of wrestling...

Dec 30, 2014 11:20 am

Hendo Fires Back At Jones

When a fan recently fired off at Jon Jones for his defamatory comments about Dan Henderson, Hendo got a chance to chime in. “What the f*ck (has) Dan Henderson ever done (to) you?”, cried the fan on twitter. “Dis Dan to get your point across shows ur a immature condescending arrogant f*cking prick.” To which...

Dec 30, 2014 10:51 am

RELEASED!

Charlie Brenneman has announced that his second stint with the UFC has come to a close. Was released fr @ufc today. Looking forward to starting the next chapter. Thx to my supporters! — Charlie Brenneman (@SpaniardMMA) December 30, 2014 The former welterweight, turned lightweight, has found much success on the regional scene but failed to...

Dec 29, 2014 11:07 pm

Michael Johnson’s Absence From UFC Due To ‘Domestic Dispute’

Earlier this week it was announced that Michael Johnson would be returning to the UFC to fight Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The bout comes after Johnson had been absent from the Octagon for 9 months, which we now know came as a result of a ‘domestic dispute’. The...

Dec 29, 2014 11:04 pm

Holm vs. Pennington Targeted For UFC 184 In February

A highly anticipated bout between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington is reportedly in the works for UFC 184 in February, which takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The bout, which was originally supposed to go down at UFC 181 but was postponed due to Holm sustaining a neck injury, has not been...

Dec 29, 2014 11:01 pm

Jones Admits Loss Of Nike Sponsorship Wasn’t The Result Of Brawl

Following the UFC Ultimate Media Day brawl between Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones, news surfaced that Jon Jones was no longer sponsored by Nike. Many believed that the departure from the popular sporting brand was a result of the brawl, something Jones reaffirmed to the NSAC commission in the hearing regarding the brawl. He divulged...

Dec 29, 2014 5:55 pm

Rampage Puts Division On Notice: “I’m Ready To Fight The Best Fighters”

Former UFC champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has spoken briefly about his return to the UFC, but has recently opened up about his return, and why he went on a three fight losing streak before his departure from the UFC. Rampage plans to take the division by storm when he returns, despite having nearly 50 professional...

Dec 29, 2014 4:42 pm

Aldo Plans To Discuss Pay With UFC

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been very vocal as of late about fighter pay, something he plans to do something about. Aldo spoke to Globo about his plans to talk to the UFC brass about his pay. “We’ll have a talk about this soon and then I’ll be able to speak better about it....

Dec 29, 2014 1:29 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Pat Curran, and Chris Beal

Last night BJPENN.com Radio returned with the last episode of 2014, and what a great episode it was. First we were joined by former Bellator MMA champion Pat Curran, who is looking to get back on the road to title contention with a win over Daniel Weichel in February at Bellator 133. Next up we...

Dec 29, 2014 10:35 am

Don Frye Talks CM Punk Signing: “It’s A Pipe Dream”

MMA legend Don Frye is never one to shy away from giving his opinion. In a recent interview, Frye spoke about the hot topic in MMA that everyone is discussing, the signing of CM Punk. Some fighters have been very critical of the signing of CM Punk, who’s real name is Phil Brooks, while others...

Dec 29, 2014 9:52 am

UFC Fighters Predict Jones vs. Cormier

This Saturday, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will finally meet in the Octagon. Ahead of the bout, there has been much talk of whether or not ‘DC’ is Jones greatest test in the Octagon. Recently, we heard from some of the UFC’s biggest stars on who they think will win the bout, and their answers...

Dec 29, 2014 8:58 am

Jon Jones Taught Anderson Silva “A Few Things” In Sparring Match

Following the UFC’s ‘The Time Is Now’ Press Conference last month, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva held a private sparring match in the UFC gym. The only footage of the sparring match was a picture (See that HERE), however, it has been greatly talked about since it went down. In addition, Silva said in a...

Dec 29, 2014 8:46 am

‘I Want That Belt’

Donald Cerrone is knocking on the door of a title shot. After bouncing back from a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos, Cerrone has gone on a 5-fight win streak. With a win over Myles Jury this Saturday at UFC 182, Cerrone hopes he will get the title shot he’s wanted for so long. His head...

Dec 28, 2014 6:39 pm

BJPenn.Com Radio Live at 7 P.M. PST Pat Curran & Chris Beal

LISTEN LIVE HERE Tonight’s show is kicked off by Pat “Paddy Mike” Curran. The Former 2 time Bellator Featherweight Champion is joining us to talk his path back to the belt and how Daniel Weichel is standing in his way on February 13th. Pat is set to take on Daniel at Bellator 133. We will...