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Nov 21, 2017 3:52 pm

Max Holloway Calls Jose Aldo’s Motivation Into Question During Media Call

Max Holloway wants to make it clear that he has no problem being motivated. It’s hard to think that anyone out there would ever doubt that he isn’t. After all, Holloway went on a 10-fight win streak before finally he was given the chance at the UFC featherweight title. He was up to defend the...

Nov 21, 2017 2:26 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 59 // Mike Perry | BJ Penn

BJPENN Radio returns live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with a special Thanksgiving episode! 8:15PM ET- First up we are joined by UFC welterweight and knockout artist, “Platinum” Mike Perry. With a showdown against Santiago Ponzinibbio approaching quickly, we’ll catch up with Perry as he prepares for yet another highlight-reel knockout in Canada on December 16th....

Nov 21, 2017 10:07 am

Daniel Cormier Releases a Statement on the Volkan Oezdemir Situation

It’s common knowledge now that Daniel Cormier was slated to defend his UFC light heavyweight title against Volkan Oezdemir. There was no official announcement, but the two have both let it slip that UFC 220 in Boston was going to be the date. That was, until an altercation at a bar ended up putting everything...

Nov 21, 2017 8:32 am

Jose Aldo Threatens to ‘Smother’ Max Holloway After His Injury Jabs

When Max Holloway stepped into the cage with former featherweight king Jose Aldo for the first time, he took Aldo out in the third round. Something was missing though, which caused a lot of people to ask, ‘What if?’ Absent were the infamous and thundering leg kicks from the previous champ. It is one of...

Nov 21, 2017 7:53 am

Coach Warns That Conor McGregor’s Hands are Even Better Now For MMA Return

The much-anticipated return of Conor McGregor won’t go down until April or mid-2018, but good things come to those who wait. For a long while, it seemed like it was nearly a done deal that his opponent when he returned back to the Octagon would Nate Diaz, but those talks slowly went quiet and more...

Nov 21, 2017 4:38 am

Tyron Woodley trashes Colby Covington: He’s embarrassing himself

Over the last few weeks, surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has been ceaselessly campaigning for a title fight with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, lambasting him at every possible opportunity. On Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, Woodley fired back in a big way. “When I’m looking down the scope and I’m looking through...

Nov 20, 2017 7:00 pm

Shane Carwin Asks Bellator to be Alternate for Heavyweight Grand Prix

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin has announced his bid to become an alternate in the upcoming Bellator heavyweight grand prix. He shared the news via his Facebook page:“I sent Bellator MMA a request to get on as an Alternate for this amazing tournament. I really can’t wait to watch it either way but I am...

Nov 20, 2017 6:00 pm

‘Jacare’ Souza and Derek Brunson Agree to Fight, But on Different Cards

The middleweight division has become as perplexing as it is stacked. Now with former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre at the helm, and an interim champ working his way back to the cage, the rest of the division continues to sort it self out. Already illustrating this sentiment is champ Michael Bisping, who is making...

Nov 20, 2017 11:49 am

Update: Volkan Oezdemir’s arrest stems from August bar fight

Over the weekend, we learned that UFC light heavyweight contender Volkan Oezdemir had been arrested ad charged with “aggravated battery causing bodily harm or disability.”After a brief stay in the Broward County jail in Florida, his surety bond was set at $10,000.  According to a report from the South Florida Sun-Sentinel, which includes video of Oezdemir’s court...

Nov 20, 2017 9:18 am

Jose Aldo defends Conor McGregor after Bellator 187 incident

Conor McGregor recently dominated headlines for a bizarre incident at Bellator 187, in which he stormed the cage during his teammate Charlie Ward’s fight, and ultimately shoved referee Marc Goddard, and slapped a commissioner. These actions understandably generated scorn from the vast majority of the MMA community. Not everyone, however, faults McGregor for the way...

Nov 20, 2017 9:00 am

Uriah Hall goes off on USADA, “steroid-using d**k heads” in profanity-riddled tirade

The United States Anti-Doping Agency, the organization that the UFC has enlisted to help combat MMA’s long standing performance enhancing drug problem, has as long history of aggravating fighters with surprise visits. In an effort to catch potential PED-users unawares, USADA agents will often show up unannounced, in the wee hours of the morning, oftentimes...

Nov 20, 2017 6:49 am

PHOTO | Fighter criticizes Bellator for using pieces of cardboard, not mats, in backstage area

Over the weekend, Bellator MMA set up shop at the Homestead-Miami Speedway in Homestead, Florida, as part of the festivities for the 2017 Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series Playoffs. The promotion hosted a series of free fights for the race fans in attendance, and also offered meet-and-greets with MMA legends like Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Dan Henderson. ...

Nov 20, 2017 6:01 am

Tyron Woodley updates on status of Nate Diaz fight: they’re scared, homie!

Though UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley’s possible scrap with Nate Diaz seems to have lost some steam, Woodley himself is still fired about about this prospective showdown, and believes it could still happen. “I’m fired up about people that tell you ‘Don’t be scared, homie,’ and then they’re scared, homie! That’s what I’m fired up...

Nov 19, 2017 5:37 pm

Volkan Oezdemir’s camp issues a statement following his recent arrest

Volkan Oezdemir’s camp issues a statement following his recent arrest in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Earlier today it was reported that the light heavyweight contender, Volkan Oezdemir, was arrested Saturday night (November 18, 2017) in Fort Lauderdale, Florida and charged with aggravated battery. Shortly following that unfortunate news the UFC released a statement on the matter...

Nov 19, 2017 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Al Iaquinta “Someone should have cold clocked Conor McGregor” at Bellator 187

Perennial UFC lightweight contender Al Iaquinta believes “someone should have cold clocked Conor McGregor” at Bellator 187. “The Notorious” had jumped into the cage at Bellator 187 in an attempt to celebrate with teammate Charlie Ward. During the incident McGregor ended up pushing referee Marc Goddard and also slapped a member of the commission. “Raging...

Nov 19, 2017 2:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington goes off on “unprofessional” Conor McGregor

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington has made a lot of headlines in recent weeks. It all started last month in Brazil after Covington scored a unanimous decision over hometown favorite Demian Maia at UFC Fight Night 119. In his post-fight interview “Chaos” called the country “a dump” and said that the people of Brazil...

Nov 19, 2017 9:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | Amanda Nunes discusses possible fight with Raquel Pennington

On the latest episode of BJ Penn Radio, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes admitted that, while she didn’t want to step on the toes of her fellow Brazilian Cris Cyborg, she believed her next opponent should be former champion Holly Holm. “I’m ready to go,” the bantamweight champ said on BJ Penn Radio. “I...

Nov 19, 2017 9:11 am

Cris Cyborg opens as significant betting favorite over Holly Holm

After months of back and forth and discussion, the first title defense of UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg Justino is finally set. The champ will defend her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm at UFC 219 this December 30. While this fight is still some time away, the early betting odds for...

Nov 19, 2017 6:17 am

Pros react to Fabricio Werdum’s defeat of Marcin Tybura

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia, with an exciting 13-fight card. In the main event of this card, which happened to clock as the longest card in UFC history, former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum stepped into the cage with rising Polish contender Marcin Tybura. Despite a strong effort from Tybura, the much...

Nov 18, 2017 8:51 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Continues to Put Nate Diaz on Blast on FS1

“Its been offered to me, its been offered to Nate Diaz. Unfortunately one half has not accepted…” – @TWooodley https://t.co/AVNXx7GRdK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 18, 2017 There was no way to know that when Nate Diaz started a training camp, we’d be talking about a potential fight with Tyron Woodley. As soon as...

Nov 18, 2017 8:13 am

Kelvin Gastelum Wants a Title Shot if He Beats Michael Bisping

Kelvin Gastelum was originally supposed to fight the legend Anderson Silva in the main even of UFC Shanghai, but Silva’s flagging by USADA took away that opportunity. Luckily, perhaps an even more high profile match-up landed in Gastelum’s lap. Michael Bisping wanted to bounce right back from his loss to Georges St-Pierre at UFC 217,...