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Aug 3, 2017 9:50 am

Volkan Oezdemir understands why Jon Jones probably doesn’t want to fight him

Last Saturday, in the first fight of the stacked UFC 214 main card, rapidly rising light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir picked up yet another thunderous first-round knockout win, this time over one of the division’s top dogs in Jimi Manuwa. With this win, Oezdemir solidified his status as one of the top light heavyweight contenders,...

Aug 3, 2017 8:43 am

Donald Cerrone eyes quick turnaround after initial medical suspension is shortened

After two previously scheduled bouts fell through, Donald Cerrone and Robbie Lawler finally went to war last weekend. Just like we all hoped, the fight was a very fun one, with both men enjoying moments of success. In the end, however, Lawler walked away the winner, picking up a somewhat controversial decision win. Unfortunately, it...

Aug 3, 2017 7:36 am

Chael Sonnen looks back on strange encounter with “drug addict” Tito Ortiz

Back in January, in the main event of Bellator 170, former UFC light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz retired with an abrupt submission win over three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen. Though you might expect this outcome to mark the end on the pair’s beef, it didn’t. Several months later, during Sonnen’s Bellator NYC battle with...

Aug 3, 2017 6:46 am

Luke Rockhold hints that Cain Velasquez could return for title fight very soon

It has now been more than a year since Cain Velasquez’s last fight, a July 2016 mauling of the ever-dangerous Travis Browne. This, of course, is not for lack of trying. The former heavyweight champ was briefly scheduled for a December rematch with Fabricio Werdum, but unfortunately withdrew from this fight with the latest in...

Aug 3, 2017 6:03 am

Tyron Woodley explains how he squashed his beef with Dana White

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the blockbuster UFC 214, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley defended his title with a decision defeat of grappling whiz Demian Maia. Unfortunately, this win was not especially thrilling, and it generated some backlash from the MMA community – including UFC President Dana White. Having heard White’s criticisms, Woodley...

Aug 2, 2017 2:51 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 44 // Volkan Oezdemir | Mike Perry | Josh Thomson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more awesome guests for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- First up, arguably the biggest winner from UFC 214 over the weekend, Volkan “No Time” Oezdemir. After dispatching the very dangerous Jimi Manuwa in less than a minute, Volkan is calling for a crack at the Jon...

Aug 2, 2017 1:00 pm

Tyron Woodley discusses potential options for his next title defense

Last Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley made a third defense of the UFC welterweight title with a decision defeat of Demian Maia. Unfortunately, Woodley suffered a torn labrum in the bout, which is likely to keep him on the sidelines for at least five months. Though Woodley is likely to...

Aug 2, 2017 11:07 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s fighting future

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion and transcendent MMA superstar Ronda Rousey has not been seen in action since she was bludgeoned to a first-round TKO loss by reigning champ Amanda Nunes in December. This layoff was preceded by an even longer one, as the former champ spent more than a year on the shelf after...

Aug 2, 2017 10:05 am

Chael Sonnen says he’ll probably battle another MMA legend in his next fight

Though he is no longer the UFC superstar he once was, Chael Sonnen has carved out some real success under the Bellator MMA banner. His first fight, of course, was a disappointing loss to the retiring legend Tito Ortiz. In his next fight, however, he rebounded with a dominant decision win over long-time rival and...

Aug 2, 2017 9:00 am

Conor McGregor responds to Floyd Mayweather’s 8 oz. glove offer

On August 26, UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. Originally, the pair were expected to battle in 10 oz. gloves, though a recent offer from Mayweather indicated that that could change. Mayweather made his offer on social media, assuring that he was ok...

Aug 2, 2017 8:41 am

Colby Covington explains why he sided with Dana White against Tyron Woodley

On Saturday night, Tyron Woodley defended his title with a unanimous decision of Demian Maia. Regrettably, the fight was a bit of a slow one, and it generated quite a bit of backlash from UFC President Dana White. This backlash from White, in turn, prompted a fiery tirade from Woodley, who threatened to leak sensitive...

Aug 2, 2017 7:53 am

Tyron Woodley shuts down possible Robbie Lawler title shot, compares him to Ronda Rousey

Last Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 214, Tyron Woodley defended his title for a third time, defeating dangerous grappler Demian Maia with an admittedly tepid unanimous decision. Earlier on the UFC 214 main card, former champion Robbie Lawler rebounded from a 2016 knockout loss to Woodley with an action-packed decision defeat of...

Aug 2, 2017 6:22 am

VIDEO | Massive head kick KO on Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series

Head kick knockouts seem to be en vogue at the moment. Just days removed from Jon Jones’ thunderous UFC 214 head kick of Daniel Cormier (which was followed up with a strafing of ground-and-pound), Dana White’s Tuesday Night Contender Series produced yet another violent head kick finish. This highlight-reel finish was authored by Julian Marquez. His...

Aug 2, 2017 5:57 am

Michael Bisping: Cormier gave Jones the “ultimate revenge” by crying post-fight

Last Saturday, Daniel Cormier lost the UFC light heavyweight title to his fiercest rival Jon Jones, succumbing to a third-round head-kick and followup punches. Shortly after this emotional loss, during his ill-advised Octagon interview with Joe Rogan, Cormier broke down in tears. In the opinion of UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, Cormier should have done...

Aug 1, 2017 6:29 pm

Dana White claims to have squashed beef with Tyron Woodley, Woodley responds

Over the weekend, Tyron Woodley defended his UFC welterweight title for a third time with a decision triumph over Demian Maia. Regrettably, the slow nature of Woodley’s win generated quite a bit of backlash, the most notable of which came from UFC President Dana White. On Monday’s edition of the MMA Hour, the welterweight champ...

Aug 1, 2017 3:22 pm

Michael Bisping confirms Georges St-Pierre fight

The ongoing saga of a potential Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping superfight has continued to result in a delay. Despite Robert Whittaker recently winning the interim middleweight championship, a Bisping vs. St-Pierre fight has once again picked up steam. Prior to the Robert Whittaker vs. Yoel Romero interim middleweight title fight, Georges St-Pierre texted both...

Aug 1, 2017 1:06 pm

Frank Mir negotiating with two promotions, wants Fedor Emelianenko

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been absent from the Octagon for over a year now. After having a 2-fight win streak snapped by Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191, Mir looked to bounce back as he faced Mark Hunt at ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’. Unfortunately for Mir, the fight was rather one-sided as Hunt...

Aug 1, 2017 12:17 pm

Conor McGregor explains what makes his shots so unique

On August 26th, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with undefeated boxer Floyd Mayweather for what is being called the ‘Fight of the Century’. Ahead of the fight, Conor McGregor has boldly predicted that he will throw shots that Mayweather has never seen before from various...

Aug 1, 2017 11:58 am

Jose Aldo is up for a No. 1 contender fight with Cub Swanson

Jose Aldo is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. That title now belongs to Hawaii’s Max Holloway who defeated the Brazilian great back in June. Now several months removed from his loss to Holloway, Aldo is beginning to weigh the options for his return to action. Given that Holloway is likely to be taking on...

Aug 1, 2017 11:40 am

Dana White and Tyron Woodley make peace after Woodley threatened to leak information

UFC President Dana White was not happy with the UFC 214 welterweight title fight performance from Tyron Woodley, which took place over the weekend in Anaheim, California. White stated that Woodley and Maia set a record for the least amount of punches thrown in a five-round title fight. White also said that he thought Woodley...

Aug 1, 2017 9:48 am

Jon Jones manager not concerned with rift between Jones and Dana White

Prior to Jon Jones’ triumphant return to the Octagon this past Saturday in the main event of UFC 214, it was revealed that Jones and UFC President Dana White hadn’t talked since UFC 200, when Jones was pulled from the card for a potential USADA anti-doping violation just 48 hours before the fight was scheduled...

Aug 1, 2017 8:49 am

Daniel Cormier predicted Jon Jones left head kick in 2014

In 2014, prior to Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones’ first meeting inside the Octagon, the pair both appeared onstage together at a press conference for the ‘tickets on sale’ event prior to the fight. During the course of the press conference, Jones declared that he had been able to pick out some rather glaring tendencies...

Aug 1, 2017 8:11 am

Coach details how Jon Jones could defeat Brock Lesnar

Over the weekend, in the main event of UFC 214, light heavyweight legend Jon Jones reclaimed the divisional title with a third-round knockout of his arch rival, Daniel Cormier. In the buildup to and fallout of this fight, the new champ generated dozens of headlines by calling for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champ...