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May 24, 2014 9:03 am

UFC 173 Gambler’s Odds: Can TJ Dillashaw Really Win You Big Money?

Renan Barao will be stepping into the octagon for the eighth time this Saturday as he defends his UFC Bantamweight Championship against another Team Alpha Male challenger. TJ Dillashaw earned a shot at the title after dominating Mike Easton at ‘UFC Fight Night 35’. Dillashaw controlled every aspect of the bout and when all was...

May 23, 2014 1:01 pm

Chael P. Sonnen: ‘People don’t understand the psychology of what I do’

“I don’t think that you can psychologically do anything to an opponent,. I know it gets talked about, but, for me, that stuff’s for the playground when you’re a little kid. In the playground, whoever talks the toughest is deemed to be the toughest. “Think back to your days growing up and the toughest kid...

May 23, 2014 9:43 am

White: ‘Vitor Belfort Drug Test Results Absolutely Irrelevant’

“I think it’s all going to work out. I’m telling you, the whole Vitor thing, you guys know. Vitor drives me nuts, but Vitor has gotten a bad rap on this whole thing. He’s gotten a bad rap.” “When he showed up in Nevada the thing that was bad about that is he showed up...

May 23, 2014 5:16 am

EXCLUSIVE | JUST THE MAIN EVENT: Episode One, Jimi Manuwa (UFC 173)

BJPENN.COM partner, WhoaTV has done a great job putting together this quick prediction clip with UFC light-heavyweight fighter, Jimi Manuwa. Enjoy! – Official Website: http://www.whoatv.com/ – Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/whoamma – Twitter: https://twitter.com/whoatv


May 22, 2014 9:47 am

Alvarez Wants Brooks Over Chandler

“For the record, I’ve never, ever picked an opponent. I’ve always had my opponents selected for me by the promotion. I’ve never had a preference. I was simply told who I was fighting, and I fought them. I want to be clear on this, whatever was written into my contract, was written by Bellator. I...

May 22, 2014 5:08 am

Barao: ‘Dillashaw thinks he is a striker’

“I believe T.J. [Dillashaw] thinks he is a striker now, and he isn’t. I think he will mess up and make mistakes in this fight, and this will present the chance for me to finish him. I’m very calm and ready for this fight, and I believe I will win this fight because I’m the...

May 21, 2014 12:50 pm

White Smashes Journalist Over Anti-Barao Comments

UFC President Dana White has done his best to sell Renan Barao as a legit draw in the sport. With a headlining slot on this weekend’s pay-per-view and near historic low PPV buys this year, the UFC boss needs some people to bite on that idea. A recent Ben Fowlkes article brings Barao’s star-power into...

May 19, 2014 6:18 am

T.J. Grant: ‘Tito Looked Terrible Against Much Smaller Guy’

Top UFC lightweight, T.J. Grant didn’t think Tito Ortiz impressed last Saturday at Bellator 120. In fact, the former UFC number-one contender thinks his performance was ‘terrible’. Check it: Guess who's back? Wow. Looked terrible. Beat a small 85er. #mrirrelevant — TJ Grant (@TJ_Grant) May 18, 2014

May 19, 2014 6:11 am

Alvarez May Get Chandler Trilogy Over Brooks Title Unification

“The reality of the situation is that Ed’s contract specifies that his next fight be against Michael Chandler. So Ed now is in a position where he can choose to fight Chandler, and contractually we have to give him the Chandler fight. … It’s a situation we’ll have to sit down and discuss with him,...

May 17, 2014 11:56 am

Bellator 120 “Rampage Vs. King Mo” Ramblings

For the first time in promotion history, Bellator will take to pay-per-view tonight with Bellator 120. The card lost some star power when lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez bailed from the main event with Michael Chandler, but we’ve still got fights to take place and predictions to make, so let’s get on with it. In the...

May 15, 2014 6:40 am

Is Bellator 120 Worth The Almighty PPV Dollar?

Whether you upgrade to high-definition, or stick to standard, is Saturday’s Bellator 120 card worth the almighty dollar? That, in a nutshell, is the million dollar question. Take a quick look at the card, now that it has lost the planned main event between Michael Chandler and lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. You’ve got Quinton “Rampage”...

May 13, 2014 8:13 pm

Series Of Repeated Blows Cause Alvarez Head Injury

Bellator lightweight champion, Eddie Alvarez was expected to make his PPV debut for Bellator this weekend. Instead of hyping the fight, he’s in the media explaining a recent training injury that forced him out of the planned main event. Via ‘The MMA Hour‘: “It was during one of [coach] Kenny Monday’s wrestling practices. Me and Abel...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 13, 2014 3:02 pm

UFC Boss Explains Why Arlovski & Not Tim Sylvia

Last week we learned that Tim Sylvia had jump started his campaign to return to the UFC with a Facebook group and a direct and clear call-to-action for his loyal fan following. With Arlovski’s recent signing, it seemed like the former champ may have had a shot at his dream fight in Maine. UFC President...

May 10, 2014 9:55 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 40’ Results: Brown Finishes Silva in Round 3 of FOTY Candidate

‘Matt Brown vs. Erick Silva’ was one of the most exciting bouts in a long time and the UFC should consider themselves lucky it aired for free on television. Hometown boy Matt Brown was looking to impress those in attendance, along with Dana White, by headhunting from the opening minute of the first round. He...

May 6, 2014 4:00 pm

Cyborg Joining Bethe Correia’s Campaign Against Rousey’s ‘Horsewomen’?

Bethe Correia might be looking to go all pro wrestling on Shayna Baszler when they meet later this year at UFC 176 in Los Angeles. Correia will be trying to defeat a second member of “The Four Horsewomen,” the name UFC female bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Jessamyn Duke, Marina Shafir and Baszler gave themselves. The...

May 6, 2014 11:13 am

Injured T.J. Grant Removed From UFC Rankings

  Top UFC lightweight T.J. Grant has been removed from the UFC’s official rankings following a lengthy layoff from competition. The Canadian grappler rose through the UFC’s lightweight ranks to earn a title shot against Benson Henderson. An injury forced him out of that contest, making way for Anthony Pettis and the rest of the...

May 6, 2014 10:38 am

Anderson Silva Cleared To Train – Possible End-Of-Year Return To The Octagon

  Anderson Silva has been cleared to resume training.   MMAJunkie spoke to Silva’s longtime manager, Ed Soares, who informed them that Anderson Silva‘s doctor from Los Angeles’ Kerlan-Jobe clinic cleared the ex-champ to begin training in MMA.   When asked what’s in store for Anderson (and his fans) upon his return, Soares said “We’ve talked with...

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 3, 2014 12:34 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Turned Down A Fight With Donald Cerrone Due to Ramadan

  The MMA world is eagerly awaiting the recently announced match up between UFC lightweights Donald Cerrrone and Jim Miller. The two highly ranked fighters will meet on July 16 in Atlantic City, New Jersey at UFC Fight Night 45. The announcement was of course welcomed by fight fans but it also raised a very...

May 3, 2014 12:00 pm

Teixeira Tore Labrum in First Round of Jones Fight

  You can’t question Glover Teixeira’s toughness. Teixeira’s coach John Hackleman told MMA Fighting that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones injured Teixeira’s shoulder when he delivered a shoulder crank in the first round. An MRI on Friday in Connecticut revealed the tear, which will require surgery. Teixeira would lose the UFC 172 title fight via unanimous...

Apr 29, 2014 8:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Below...

Apr 29, 2014 5:43 pm

Michael Johnson: Grant is milking his injury

The UFC’s #3 ranked lightweight T.J. Grant (21-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) has been out of action for almost a year now due to lingering symptoms from a concussion he suffered in mid-2013. Grant’s current #3 ranking apparently doesn’t sit well with fellow UFC lightweight Michael Johnson, enough so that “The Menace” actually tweeted to UFC...

Apr 29, 2014 1:19 pm

Mike Swick Planning Return To Middleweight

“I’ve got my health back a lot from before, obviously I was not doing too good during that time for those fights, walking at 170, but I’m back up to 210 now. I feel good, I’m able to eat, getting my strength back. I’ll fight middleweight. Yeah, I’ve got my size back. For the last...

Apr 26, 2014 10:42 am

Sonnen On Why He Wants To Fight Rich Franklin

“Here the bottom line: Rich Franklin has one fight left. I would’ve been world champion. Way back when Rich held that belt, I would’ve whipped his ass back then. I would’ve been the world champion but I couldn’t get my opportunity, and I’m still mad about it. I would’ve been the PRIDE champion but I...

Apr 26, 2014 10:35 am

TRT Free Belfort Wants To Replace Machida In Weidman Title Fight

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was originally scheduled to face off with Chris Weidman in May. That was before the TRT ban happened. He was later forced to give up his slot, to Lyoto Machida, because the timing wasn’t right for him to cycle off his testosterone treatment. However, now he’s clean. And he wants he...

Apr 21, 2014 11:43 am

Apparal Company Offers $5k Bounty for KO of Rousey

Coming off the heels of Ronda Rousey’s controversial opinion on fellow MMA star Cris Cyborg, the Americana MMA Twitter account announced Saturday that $5,000 will go to the woman who KOs the UFC women’s champion after Rousey called fellow women’s MMA star Cris Cyborg “an it” in an interview with Yahoo! this week. Americana MMA...