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Jan 14, 2015 11:25 am

Meet Bellator MMA’s New Ring Girl

The Bellator Mixed Martial Arts Promotion has a new ring girl, Summer Daniels (pictured). Summer replaces Jade Bryce, Bellator’s former ring girl who served the promotion for 99 events. Here’s the company’s announcement: Excited to have @SummerDaniels21 join us this Friday at "Bellator: Pitbull vs Straus" as a #BellatorMMA Ring Girl! pic.twitter.com/bClt2YUT8c — Bellator MMA...

Jan 14, 2015 11:15 am

Pacquiao Agrees To Payout Terms That Should Lock-Up Mayweather Bout

The biggest event in Boxing’s history could go down in 2015, and Manny Pacquia has taken the first step to making that happen. He’s agreed to favorable terms, a 40/60 split in favor of Floyd Mayweather Jr., which should solidify the deal and make this bout official. Yahoo! Sports has it: Bob Arum told Yahoo...

Jan 14, 2015 10:35 am

Evans-Smith Issued Temporary Suspension For Banned Substance

e Entertaining UFC female, Ashlee Evans-Smith has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the use of a banned diuretic in the lead up to her Octagon Debut at UFC 181. Evans-Smith, who did not contest the commission’s findings during a hearing meeting in Nevada, fought and lost to Raquel Pennington on...

Jan 14, 2015 10:26 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC on FOX 13 Edition

Seventeen UFC on FOX 13 fighters have received mandatory medical suspensions following December’s event in Phoenix. The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the list of suspended UFC on FOX 13 fighters earlier this week, six of whom have been served with six-month terms. The full list of suspended fighters is as follows: Junior dos...


Jan 14, 2015 10:10 am

Kaufman: ‘I bring violence to the Octagon’

“I honestly don’t know why I’ve yet to have a fight booked as I’ve been cleared since October. Maybe all the other girls are scared of the fight they know I’d bring to them. Bethe has stepped up and I want to accept. And in return I can promise the fans that there will be...

Jan 14, 2015 10:03 am

Mr. Wonderful: “So I can do cocaine right now? Cool.”

“I feel like it all needs to be explained to me, so I know when it’s okay to do cocaine and get away with it. So I can do cocaine right now? Cool. Now, when does that period stop? Twelve hours? Why didn’t you tell me this? Halfway through the night before (a fight), I...

Jan 14, 2015 9:58 am

Dear Jon, “We’re supposed to be role models”

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones have a special kind of bond, one that can only be forged by a costly blood-bath of a five-round UFC title fight. In the wake of the Jones drug testing scandal, Gustafsson has a powerful message for his career nemesis in Jon Jones. Check it: (via MMAfighting.com) “It is bad...

Jan 14, 2015 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT | Rousey’s Mom Reminds Bec That Feminists Aren’t All Bad

  Yesterday, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings made a statement with her nude body against Feminism. Today we have an important message from the other side of the coin, and it comes from Ronda Rousey’s mother. Check it: @RowdyBec I am proud to call myself a feminist. I remember a time when girls were not ALLOWED to...

Jan 14, 2015 5:26 am

Ferguson vs. Medeiros Added To STACKED UFC 184 Event

An intriguing lightweight matchup between Tony Ferguson and Yancy Medeiros (pictured) has been added to an already stacked UFC 184 event. UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday. UFC 184 goes down on February 28, live on pay-per-view from Los Angeles. In the main event Chris Weidman takes on Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event...

Jan 14, 2015 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis Moves To Flyweight, Faces Benoit At UFC 185

Sergio Pettis is returning to the 125 pound weight-class after going 3-1 as a UFC bantamweight. The younger brother of the UFC lightweight champion will face Ryan Benoit at UFC 185. UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday. Sergio once fought as a flyweight outside the UFC, so the move is not entirely unexpected. With...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Jan 13, 2015 5:17 pm

Bellator 132: Daniel Straus – “I’m ready to put my hands on him”

This weekend’s Bellator 132 headliner, Daniel Straus talks about his upcoming title fight, a rematch against Patricio “Pitbull” in Temecula, California, with BJPENN.COM Radio’s Anton Skoro. Who ya got? Catch BJPENN.COM Radio, MMA’s premier Podcast, every Sunday on BJPENN.COM.

Jan 13, 2015 3:21 pm

Hendricks Out Of Title Fight, Faces Matt Brown At UFC 185

UFC officials have opted against a Robbie Lawler-Johny Hendricks trilogy, for unknown reasons, and instead have put Hendricks in against Columbus Ohio’s Matt “The Immortal” Brown. UFC officials announced the news Tuesday. UFC 185 goes down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas, on March 14. No news on what the UFC’s intentions are for...

Jan 13, 2015 3:19 pm

UFC’s Bec Rawlings Goes Nude For This Important Message (18+ NSFW)

Popular UFC female, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings has long stood for the rights of females. The domestic abuse survivor is passionate about her beliefs, and isn’t scared to take a stand. Which is why this latest statement should surprise no one Bec says it best: “I am not oppressed.. the only people that oppress me are the feminists...

Jan 13, 2015 3:18 pm

Ben Askren Goes All Out For 10,000th Tweet

One FC welterweight world champ Ben Askren celebrated his 10,000th twitter post yesterday, and before you look down, we must warn you, it’s shocking! The photo says it all: For my 10,000th tweet I give you… An oldie but a goodie!!! pic.twitter.com/CWyIttr2iW — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) January 12, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Kimbo Slice Visits American Top Team

Legendary street-fighter, and UFC veteran, Kimbo Slice made a surprise return to South Florida’s American Top Team this past week, and he wasn’t shying away from camera’s. He’s seen above with returning UFC fighter Roan “Jucao” Carneiro, who faces Mark Munoz at UFC 184 next month, and below with former title challenger Thiago Alves. Is...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Jan 13, 2015 12:42 pm

Mother Jones says Jon Only Did 1 Night In Rehab

After his drug testing failure for cocaine, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones announced to the world that he would be entering rehab for his problems with drug abuse. And to his credit, the champ did in fact enter a rehabilitation program. However, in a new report coming out of WBNG-TV in New York (see...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 13, 2015 12:31 pm

UFC CEO Calls McGregor “The Irish Muhammad Ali”

Is Conor McGregor the next Muhammad Ali? UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta knows the thought sounds “kind of stupid”, but that isn’t stopping him from the making the proclamation. In a new interview with USA Today’s MMAJunkie.com, the UFC boss explained: “I hate even saying this, but with his gift of gab and his athletic ability...

Jan 13, 2015 12:02 pm

Diego Sanchez Does Not Like Conor McGregor

… or pictures of Conor McGregor. Recently, former UFC title challenger Diego “Nightmare” Sanchez went out to enjoy a nice meal at a local establishment. And then this: pic.twitter.com/qRDERsHFRj — Diego Sanchez UFC (@DiegoSanchezUFC) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:27 am

MacDonald, Lombard “100%” Ready To Scrap

A welterweight title eliminator between Rory MacDonald and Hector Lombard is high on the priority list for the UFC. With rumors of the bout already in full-motion, all that’s left is for the UFC to announce it as official. Check it: @HectorLombard 100% — Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) January 11, 2015

Jan 13, 2015 11:24 am

Michael Bisping – Brazilian Jiu Jitsu Brown Belt

After years of training in the Brazilian Martial Arts, top UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has earned the rank of Brown Belt. Congrats to the count, who announced the accomplishment via his official twitter. Being awarded my brown belt in Brazilian Jujitsu today from Brady Fink at Misfits Martial … http://t.co/2fK37XnFQQ pic.twitter.com/Ltk0P5FrcV — michael (@bisping) January...

Jan 13, 2015 10:30 am

OBSESSED! Khabib Continues Call Out Of Anthony Pettis

Top Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has some of the best credentials in the UFC today. An undefeated fighter and combat sambo world champion, Khabib has the skillset to best anyone, and do so mostly unscathed. At just 26-years-old he’s amassed an impressive 22-0 record, with six UFC wins, and he’s salivating every time the champ...

Jan 12, 2015 10:37 pm

Anthony Pettis Earns Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earned his brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu earlier this week. This comes on the heels of ‘Showtime’ submitting Cesar Gracie black belt Gilbert Melendez in their UFC 181 bout in December. Despite being known for his highlight reel knockouts, Anthony Pettis has 8 submission victories in 18 professional MMA bouts, and...

Jan 12, 2015 10:11 pm

Mike Winkeljohn: ‘Cerrone Beats Henderson This Time, No Doubt About It’

When Donald Cerrone stepped up to fight Benson Henderson Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston on just 14 days notice, the MMA world went nuts. Cerrone had just come off of a decision win over Myles Jury less than 48 hours before stepping in for Eddie Alvarez against Henderson, and to top it off, Cerrone...