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Oct 23, 2015 7:27 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ weigh-ins

Ahead of tomorrow’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ catch the weigh-ins LIVE on BJPenn.com at 8a.m. PT. The fight card for tomorrow is as follows: MAIN CARD (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m. ET) Paddy Holohan vs. Louis Smolka Reza Madadi vs. Norman Parke Nicolas Dalby vs. Darren Till Jon Delos Reyes vs. Neil Seery PRELIMINARY CARD...

Oct 22, 2015 9:03 pm

Rothwell believes it will take divine intervention to get top ranked HW fight

‘Big’ Ben Rothwell has had quite a bit of bad luck when it comes to getting a fight booked inside the Octagon. After his opponent for this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin,’ Stipe Miocic, withdrew from the bout Rothwell attempted to get Andrei Arlovski to fill in on short notice. Arlovski was willing to fill...

Oct 22, 2015 6:56 pm

#DWCOTD: Paul Felder’s spinning backfist KO win over Danny Castillo

Castillo vs Felder at UFC 182 on January 3, 2015 in Las Vegas, NV #DWCOTD #KO pic.twitter.com/3ASsIESfoh — Dana White (@danawhite) October 22, 2015 UFC President Dana White once again took a gander through the UFC’s video vault to come up with his ‘Dana White Clip Of The Day’ for Thursday October 22nd The clip...

Oct 22, 2015 4:55 pm

Lawler & Condit discuss GSP’s potential return

There has been much speculation lately as to whether or not former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St. Pierre will return to the UFC. Earlier this week photos surfaced of ‘Rush’ training with famed boxing coach Freddie Roach, which added to the talk of a potential GSP comeback. Two men who are likely very interested with...


Oct 22, 2015 1:29 pm

Benson Henderson to the rescue for UFC Fight Night in Ireland?

With the fallout of the main event bout between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson threw his name in the cap to fight on very short notice. Henderson posted a tweet to the UFC saying he could fight preferably at 170, but could make 155 pounds. Hey @UFC if you guys...

Oct 22, 2015 1:11 pm

Ryan Bader responds to Anthony Johnson’s “REAL NUMBER ONE CONTENDER” talk

Reports of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson trying to get a fight with Ryan Bader have been buzzing over the media lately, but Bader was not even aware of it until Wednesday. Johnson said in a recent Facebook post, “How can a true athlete feel that he/she is the next best in line for a title shot...

Oct 22, 2015 12:39 pm

“I think Duffy shat himself” leading to main event UFC Fight Night

Check out this interview with UFC featherweight Rob Whiteford and his own opinion on Joseph Duffy not being able to compete after suffering an injury just days before his scheduled fight. Duffy was set to battle Dustin Poirier at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on Saturday. Do you think Duffy should have sucked it...

Oct 22, 2015 11:58 am

Conor McGregor causing mayhem in Ireland!

The fans are packing the streets as the pride of Ireland is back in his home country. Conor McGregor posted this photo to Instagram where fans are lining up just to get a glimpse of the “The Notorious.” https://instagram.com/p/9JlxvpLzhY/ McGregor isn’t set to fight on the card at UFC Fight Night in Dublin, Ireland on...

Oct 22, 2015 11:31 am

This is how Ben Rothwell feels about the Arlovski versus Miocic fight

After Ben Rothwell’s fight at UFC Fight Night 76 with Stipe Miocic was canceled due to Miocic suffering an injury, “Big Ben” was campaigning hard for a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. However, Rothwell seems to have gotten left out of the party as the UFC announced Wednesday of a booked fight...

Oct 22, 2015 9:20 am

Cody Garbrandt discusses what caused the scuffle with McGregor on TUF

If you caught the latest episode of TUF, you saw the brawl that almost erupted between the two teams with Cody Garbrandt and Conor McGregor getting in each other’s face after words were exchanged. Garbrandt spoke with the TUF Talk podcast and revealed a little more on what happened and his opinion on McGregor. “So...

Oct 22, 2015 8:53 am

Smolka talks emotional rollercoaster leading up to headlining bout

Yesterday it was revealed that Joseph Duffy would be unable to fight Dustin Poirier in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ on Saturday due to a concussion sustained in training. Dustin Poirier was offered Norman Parke as a replacement opponent, however Poirier declined. In addition, interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor offered to...

Oct 22, 2015 7:39 am

Chris Weidman randomly drug tested ahead of UFC 194

It’s no secret that the number of random drug tests are increasing in an effort to clean up the sport of MMA. Just yesterday Cathal Pendred was randomly drug tested ahead of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ bout this Saturday. Now, UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman revealed via Twitter that he too has been randomly...

Oct 22, 2015 7:30 am

Poirier: “This isn’t a Toughman competition; you don’t just fight everybody”

UFC lightweight contender Dustin Poirier was expected to headline this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 76 event in Dublin opposite Joseph Duffy. However, yesterday it was announced that “Irish Joe” had suffered a concussion in training and would not be able to compete in this Saturday’s main event. When the news hit that Duffy was not going...

Oct 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Rousey discusses future in film industry ahead of UFC 193

[ooyala code=”RlanFieDpGEedZTinkQ-Kv3rZWvHZWGc” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true”] Ronda Rousey is currently gearing up for her highly anticipated title defense against Holly Holm at UFC 193 next month at Australia’s Etihad stadium. Ahead of the fight, BJPenn.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage spoke to Rousey about her work in the film industry, her roles in upcoming movies, and her...

Oct 21, 2015 8:50 pm

Coach: Duffy suffered concussion on last day of sparring

Yesterday afternoon news broke that ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ headliner Joseph Duffy was forced out of his main event bout against Dustin Poirier due to a concussion. This raised the question of ‘Why was a headlining fighter sparring just days before his fight?’ Duffy’s head coach, Firas Zahabi explained to MMAFighting via text message. “He...

Oct 21, 2015 8:16 pm

Fighters react to Joseph Duffy’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ withdrawal

News broke Wednesday afternoon that Joseph Duffy had been forced off of the ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ card due to a concussion sustained during training. The UFC offered his opponent, Dustin Poirier, the opportunity to fight Norman Parke instead, however Poirier declined the fight. Conor McGregor, who defeated Poirier last year, also offered to step...

Oct 21, 2015 6:08 pm

Exclusive Video: New Main Event Poirier vs Duffy, Hawaii Boy Louis Smolka

[ooyala code=”hzYndieDrKn-QRgs1ZFwSrfgIxdjX7fX” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”640″ height=”360″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier after sustaining a concussion in training earlier this week. Following Duffy’s withdrawal the UFC offered Norman Parke as a last-minute replacement opponent for Dustin Poirier,...

Oct 21, 2015 4:51 pm

McGregor offers to fight Poirier on short notice

Earlier today news broke that Joseph Duffy had been forced out of his ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout against Dustin Poirier this Saturday due to a concussion. It didn’t take long for interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to offer to replace Duffy last-minute given that he already defeated Poirier. I will give...

Oct 21, 2015 11:30 am

Demi Lovato responds to praise from Ronda Rousey

Ronda Rousey, the undefeated UFC bantamweight champion is making more of a presence in pop culture. Musician Demi Lovato’s new song, ‘Stars’ references Rousey in her lyrics and the two stars exchanged high praise for one another on Twitter after Rousey stated how honored she was to be mentioned in the new song. I had...

Oct 21, 2015 9:53 am

SBG Ireland coach threatens Reebok over “insensitive” shirt idea

It was less than 24 hours ago that SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh announced that his gym had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos on Twitter of SBG Ireland filled with all new Reebok equipment including promotional posters of Conor McGregor, and the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ This morning photos emerged of a shirt that...

Oct 21, 2015 9:12 am

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio – Episode 101

Watch the replay of Tuesday’s episode with hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris “Sir Studboy” Carlino as they take calls and talk to guests about their MMA stories and more. Members of Team Alpha Male often make their way on the show including UFC fighters Urijah Faber, Chad Mendes, Paige VanZant, Joseph Benavidez and Danny Castillo....

Oct 21, 2015 8:33 am

Jon Jones receives glowing reviews for outreach work with kids

As part of his plea deal for his hit-and-run case former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was ordered to make 72 separate community service appearances. Jones was already making public appearances with kids however, like doing hula-hoop races at the Boys & Girls Club, prior to being made to do so. According to TMZ...

Oct 21, 2015 8:17 am

Brimage feeling optimistic despite being cut from UFC

Marcus Brimage found himself on the UFC’s cut list recently after they began their ‘roster purge.’ Brimage’s release didn’t necessarily come as a shock given that he’s lost 4 of his last 5 fights. While many fighters would feel discouraged by being released from the UFC, Brimage looks at it as an opportunity to better...

Oct 21, 2015 7:27 am

Reebok’s new Ireland shirt enrages Irish fans

The Irish invasion has begun in MMA, and it all started with interim UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of UFC Dublin this Saturday, where Joseph Duffy will square off against Dustin Poirier in the main event, Reebok released a new shirt showing a map of Ireland along with the description “Show your UFC territorial...

Oct 20, 2015 10:02 pm

Werdum and Silva pressuring UFC to fight in Brazil

It’s no secret that the UFC frequently travels to Brazil to host events given the Brazilian crowd’s passion for the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. According to UFC Brazilian Office GM Giovanni Decker, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum are both pressuring the UFC to make their next fights...

Oct 20, 2015 9:51 pm

PHOTOS |’Reeboktagon’ debuts at Straight Blast Gym Ireland

Recently it was announced by Straight Blast Gym Ireland head coach John Kavanagh that the gym, which is home to UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor, had partnered with Reebok. Kavanagh posted photos to Twitter last night showing off the new Reebok equipment in the gym, including the first ever ‘Reeboktagon.’ Check it out: Tuesday...