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Dec 28, 2017 6:04 pm

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Has to Make Weight & Beat Barboza to fight for the Title

UFC 219 is drawing closer and closer. The weigh-ins are tomorrow and everyone is anticipating whether or not the top Lightweight contender, Khabib Nurmagomedov will make weight after his mishap at UFC 209. According to Khabib himself, he only has four pounds to go and that if he makes weight and defeats Edson Barboza, he...

Dec 28, 2017 5:16 pm

PHOTOS | Michael McDonald Undergoes Successful Surgery

In the second round of his unanimous decision victory over Peter Ligier at Bellator 191, debutant and former UFC Bantamweight title challenger, Michael McDonald broke his hand. A break so bad that it required surgery… If you missed the picture of the x-ray, here it is: McDonald stated this along with the picture on Twitter:...

Dec 28, 2017 4:06 pm

Nate Marquardt Releases a Heartfelt Statement on His Retirement

Nate Marquardt has been in this game for a long time. We’re talking about a fighting career that spans 18 years and far before his days in the UFC. While he’s never won a belts in the UFC, he’s no stranger to titles and has a storied journey that moves beyond just gold and leather....

Dec 28, 2017 12:51 pm

Dana White Goes Off on ‘Hater’ Fans Who Want Conor McGregor Stripped

Dana White has been making the rounds today and everyone wants to know about Conor McGregor. Going into 2018, his future in the UFC is completely unclear. On a mission to clear that up, White put his foot down and said that if McGregor does return, he’ll be defending his title against Tony Ferguson. Title...

Dec 28, 2017 12:21 pm

Similar to Conor McGregor, Floyd Mayweather also had a ‘Notorious’ face in his gym

Whether you liked it or not, there is no denying that the big-money boxing match between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor had people’s attention. The fight ended up being the second highest pay-per-view event in history falling right behind and quite close to the Floyd Mayweather vs. Manny Pacquiao fight. The artwork of both Conor...

Dec 28, 2017 11:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | James Vick suggests a tough punishment for a fighters who turn down fights

15th-ranked UFC lightweight James Vick has been having a very difficult time finding fights, and that trend continues to this day. Having had his hopes of headlining the UFC’s return to Austin opposite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone dashed, he’s now eagerly waiting to see what else the UFC can come up with for him. While the...

Dec 28, 2017 10:54 am

Longtime Color Commentator Jimmy Smith No Longer With Bellator

It looks like the change in networks and a crazy grand prix tournament aren’t the only shake-ups over at Bellator. As per an official Paramount Sports and Bellator press release, Jimmy Smith has parted ways with the company. A former MMA fighter himself, Smith provided knowledgeable insight as well and entertaining dialogue seamlessly for many...

Dec 28, 2017 9:08 am

BREAKING | Dana White: Conor McGregor Has to Defend His Title Against Tony Ferguson

One of 2018’s biggest MMA mysteries is if Conor McGregor will return to MMA and who would he fight. Titles, contracts, it doesn’t matter, McGregor can decide whatever he wants to do and that’s one of the things that makes him so compelling, yet so frustrating. Out of nowhere, Dana White popped onto FS1 this...

Dec 28, 2017 8:10 am

Amanda Nunes Wants to Challenge the Winner of Cyborg and Holly Holm

In a couple of days, Holly Holm will step into the Octagon to try and dethrone the dominant Cris Cyborg and take her featherweight title. Having beat Ronda Rousey at the top of her career, a win over Cyborg will put her as the best women’s fighter of all time and the first ever women’s...

Dec 28, 2017 7:51 am

EXCLUSIVE | Glory Heavyweight champ Rico Verhoeven eyeing fights with Ngannou and Miocic

Glory kickboxing heavyweight champion Rico Verhoeven has already competed once in mixed martial arts, having authored a first-round TKO of Viktor Bogutzki back in 2015. From the sounds of it, he hopes to compete in MMA again – and at the very highest level. Speaking on the latest stacked episode of BJ Penn Radio, Verhoeven shared...

Dec 28, 2017 5:58 am

VIDEO | Ian McCall and Manel Kape exchange blows at Rizin weigh-ins

The McCall/Kape weigh-in went as you’d expect. Co-main tomorrow. #RIZIN2017 pic.twitter.com/RGbtBWWrCT — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) December 28, 2017 After a long stint in the UFC flyweight division – much of which was marred by injury and fight cancellations – Ian McCall requested to be released from the UFC roster. The promotion granted his wish. From there,...

Dec 27, 2017 6:30 pm

Joanne Calderwood Hints at Leaving TriStar

Things haven’t quite panned out to this point for Scotland’s most popular fighter, Joanne “JoJo” Calderwood since starring on season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter. She was one of the most hyped and promising fighters going into the tournament and one who many thought would definitely become a champion one day. But the path to...

Dec 27, 2017 6:00 pm

Valentina Shevchenko Predicted Rose Namajunas’ Title Victory

Prior to the massive upset that turned out to be Rose Namajunas vs Joanna Jedrzejczyk, Joanna was looking for a fight with Valentina Shevchenko at 135 lbs. Yep…that’s two weight classes above her own! The two have already fought before in Muay Thai but an opportunity arose back at UFC 213 when Amanda Nunes pulled out...

Dec 27, 2017 4:05 pm

VIDEO | Watch All of These Brutal Knee Knockouts of 2017

MMA: The Knees of 2017. 2:20 of brutal knee knockouts (by @Grabaka_Hitman) #YearoftheKnee pic.twitter.com/JsDB9BHzdd — Streetfight Bancho (@streetfitebanch) December 27, 2017 In just a couple of days, Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to return against Edson Barboza at UFC 219. The last time we saw Barboza, he pulled off an incredible flying knee knockout over Beneil...

Dec 27, 2017 3:10 pm

BREAKING | Dana White Doesn’t Think Georges St-Pierre Wants to Fight

Heading into 2018, the middleweight division has been basically returned back to normal, but there is still a big mysterious cloud surrounding Georges St-Pierre. He came, he saw, he conquered, but now no one has any idea what his plans are. The only thing certain, is that he will not be coming back to middleweight...

Dec 27, 2017 2:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 64 // James Vick | Rico Verhoeven

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off  with “The Texicutioner” James Vick. Arguably a future champion in the UFC’s lightweight division and a very tough matchup for anyone at 155 pounds, Vick has gone 9-1 in the UFC and believes he has...

Dec 27, 2017 1:33 pm

VIDEO | Watch Demetrious Johnson Have a Blue Christmas Playing PUBG

There were no fights. Old Man Winter was nipping at everyone’s ears. The stockings were hung on the mantle. Hopefully, all the shopping was done and you were ready to sip hot cocoa with your loved ones and wait for Santa. That sounds like a great way to spend the holidays. However, some people spent...

Dec 27, 2017 11:59 am

Finally healthy, Claudia Gadelha eyes imminent comeback

Former UFC strawweight title challenger Claudia Gadelha has not been seen in the cage since she came up short against fellow Brazilian Jessica Andrade in September. Apparently that will soon change. In a Christmas Eve post to Instagram, the top strawweight explained that she’s been taking a bit of time off to deal with a...

Dec 27, 2017 10:03 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk to carry 2018 Olympic flame for Poland

We can now add another item to former UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s long list of accolades, achievements and awards. The striking specialist will carry the Olympic torch for her home country of Poland in the lead up to the 2018 Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Jedrzejczyk announced this news on a recent radio...

Dec 27, 2017 9:56 am

Kickboxing Legend Gives Props to Darren Till

Darren Till has still been running hot after his first-round finish over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone back at UFC Gdansk. The only problem is that the surging welterweight can’t capitalize on it because he’s been unable to get a fight. He’s called out nearly the entire division, but not one has signed on the dotted line...

Dec 27, 2017 8:26 am

Coach Jason Parillo believes “different animal” Cris Cyborg will dominate Holly Holm

This Saturday, in the main event of UFC 219, UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg will attempt to defend her title against former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. Though the ever-destructive Cyborg is generally regarded as a sure-thing against most of her opponents, this is not the case leading up to this fight Holm....

Dec 27, 2017 8:09 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s Nutritionist Gives Unprecedented Insight into His Cut

We all have some form of PTSD regarding Khabib Nurmagomedov’s weight cuts. It’s not a dig on him, it’s just a simple fact of the matter which Nurmagomedov seems to realize himself. He’s dealt with endless Tweets about tiramisu and trolling memes since March when he was forced to pull-out of his highly anticipated fight...

Dec 26, 2017 7:30 pm

Gilbert Melendez Breaks Down How Holly Holm can Dethrone Cyborg

Gilbert “El Nino” Melendez knows a thing or two about fighting. He has been one of the Lightweight division’s very best for the better half of the last ten years. Primarily known as the king of Strikeforce, Melendez defended a Strikeforce title six times overall and was a three-time champion. He also was the very...

Dec 26, 2017 6:00 pm

Daniel Cormier: “I’m OK with the way that everything went down.”

The current Light Heavyweight king has gone by one name since May of 2015 and that name is Daniel Cormier. Since he defeated Anthony “Rumble” Johnson at UFC 187 to become the champion, Cormier has won three fights accompanied by one no contest. That no contest coming in his last outing when he took on...