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Feb 22, 2015 7:10 am

French Judo Federation Bans Coaches From Teaching MMA

In a shocking move, the French Judo Federation has banned any Judo coach, or competitor, from teaching MMA, which is currently illegal in France. The French Judo Federation President, Jean-Luc Rouge, spoke to L’Equipe Rouge in French, which has been translated by BloodyElbow. “Anyone (in judo) caught teaching MMA (Mixed martial arts), will be removed...

Feb 22, 2015 6:45 am

Rashad Evans Considering Drop To Middleweight, If Rumble Defeats Jones

With Rashad Evans close friend, and teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson challenging Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight strap at UFC 187, Evans knows his future at light heavyweight won’t include fighting for the title if ‘Rumble’ defeats Jones. He spoke at the UFC Fight Night 61 Q&A: “When Anthony wins, I’m not going to...

Feb 22, 2015 6:40 am

Fans Invited To UFC 184 Fight Week Events

On Saturday, the UFC will hit the Staples Center in Los Angeles for UFC 184, which will be headlined by Ronda Rousey, and Cat Zingano as Zingano looks to dethrone Rousey. Ahead of the event, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events in Los Angeles. Below is the information you need to know...

Feb 22, 2015 5:46 am

Khabilov Shuts Down Talks Of Potential Fight Against Nurmagomedov

Rustam Khabilov, and Khabib Nurmagomedov are two of the UFC’s biggest rising stars. Both fighters come from Dagestan Russia, and train together frequently. This led to fans calling for the two men to fight one another in the Octagon, something Khabilov is very against. He spoke to MMAJunkie Radio: “No. We’re friends. We’re like brothers....


Feb 22, 2015 5:45 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 6 Bouts For “UFC Fight Night: Australia”

This past week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking matches for upcoming events, specifically “UFC Fight Night: Australia”, which goes down on May 10th. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker, which will go down at “UFC Fight...

Feb 21, 2015 5:17 pm

Holm: ‘Ronda Losing Good For Woman’s MMA’

“I think it (WMMA) would benefit greatly. I think when you see one person do well or kind of bring down the No. 1, then everybody thinks, well if she can do that, I can, too. Ronda has run through everybody in the division. So I think it’s kind of hard when people get in...

Feb 21, 2015 5:13 pm

Mark Munoz: ‘Doctor told me to stop fighting’

“My knee was hurting a little bit before the last fight but I didn’t think it was that bad of an injury. It was irritating me. And then my MCL and PCL completely tore in the fight. It was pretty bad. I’m too tough for my own good, is what my doctor told me. He...

Feb 21, 2015 3:16 pm

Ronda Rousey: I Won’t Stop Until I’m the Greatest of All Time

“Rowdy” Ronda Rousey will not stop until she feels herself that she is the best fighter of all time. During UFC 184’s media day, Rousey proclaimed that she will not stop fighting until she reaches that point. MMAFighting’s Marc Raimondi transcribed the following: “Definitely it’s a goal of mine,” Rousey said. “Whether I achieve that...

Feb 21, 2015 3:05 pm

Team Alpha Male’s David Mitchell Wants To Fight Tito Ortiz

Former UFC fighter and current Team Alpha Male member David Mitchell stopped by to talk to the guys on the recent episode of Stud Show Radio. Mitchell, a former UFC fighter with an overall record of 22-4, is preparing for his fight against Dave Huckaba at WFC 13 for the heavyweight title after just fighting...

Feb 21, 2015 2:47 pm

Hall Calls Philippou a ‘B*tch’, Challenges Him to Fight at UFC 187

Uriah Hall is making it clear his sights are still set on Costa Philippou by calling him out and challenging him to a bout at UFC 187 on Twitter. @arielhelwani you want some news @Philippou185UFC stop being a bitch lets do this in Vegas #ufc187 — U R I A H H A L L...

Feb 21, 2015 10:39 am

REPLAY! ‘UFC Fight Night Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Official Weigh-ins. (Full)

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live UFC Weigh-ins broadcast, here is the replay. The ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ fighters too over the Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, for today’s event. The same venue plays host to tomorrow night’s event.

Feb 21, 2015 10:38 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Edition

Earlier today, from a packed out Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ fighters hit the scales, and made their bouts official. IF you missed our live broadcast, here are some of the day’s most notable staredowns. ANDRADE v. RENEAU: BARBOZA v. JOHNSON: MIR v....

Feb 21, 2015 10:35 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from a packed out Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ fighters hit the scales, and made their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. Full results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Frank Mir (261) vs. Antonio...

Feb 20, 2015 6:12 pm

Mayweather vs. Pacquiao Officially Official, Here’s The Signed Contract

We told you. Floyd Mayweather and Manny Pacquiao have agreed to terms and signed to fight. “I am glad my decision to meet with Manny and discuss making this fight happen helped get the deal done,” Floyd Mayweather Jr. said in a press release. “Giving the fans what they want to see is always my...

Feb 20, 2015 3:44 pm

Shirtless TRT Free Vitor Reappears, And He Looks “Phenom”enal

It has literally been months since we’ve seen Vitor Belfort without his shirt on, and he’s looking “Phenom”enal. And why is this news? Well, because he’s been off TRT since the ban, and his epic run through the UFC’s middleweight division, while on TRT, earned him a title shot against a very threatening Chris Weidman....

Feb 20, 2015 2:40 pm

POLL: Do You Believe Anderson Silva Is Innocent?

Anderson Silva has failed his recent drug tests for steroids. This is a fact. In an out-of-competition pre-fight test he failed, and in another in-competition test, he also failed. These are the facts. Early this morning, Anderson Silva offered up his first defense, and proclaimed his innocence of all charges. He’s arguably the greatest-of-all-time. So,...

Feb 20, 2015 11:46 am

Lawler “Not Worried” About What Rory MacDonald’s Going To Do

“I’m very far away from worrying about what Rory is going to do, so no offense to Rory, but I’m just going to worry about myself. I’m not worried about what his game plan is or what his Xs and Os are. I’m just going to concentrate on getting better as a fighter.” “It’s exciting...

Feb 20, 2015 11:45 am

REPLAY! “Stud Show Radio” (Formerly TAM Radio) Ep. #043

“Stud Show Radio” (Formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) returned Thursday night with another can’t miss podcast episode. Team Alpha Male Radio runs every Tuesday and Thursday at 8:00 PM PT on BJPENN.COM. Watch past episodes at the official Team Alpha Male Radio Youtube Channel, or visit TeamAlphaMaleRadio.com for more information. Fight fans are also encouraged...

Feb 20, 2015 11:44 am

Stud Show Radio Takes A Jab At Another MMA Podcast

Thursday night and you know what that means, Stud Show Radio! (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) On the recent episode of the popular video podcast, the hosts, Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy, spent time talking about various MMA headlines and topics. But before they got into all of that they took a...

Feb 20, 2015 11:43 am

Celeste: “Working on my lil assets that ya’ll love to critiques so much “

UFC Octagon girl Arianny Celeste knows you guys hate on her “assets”, but instead of hiding them, she tones them up and shows them off. And you thought those snide remarks would have a negative impact? Check it: Putting in the WORK with @bodybyjennla!! Working on my lil assets that ya’ll love to critiques so...

Feb 20, 2015 11:43 am

GSP Kicks Really, Really Hard

Always have fun training with Vic Thériault! – check out youtube.com/officialGSP for full video! A video posted by Georges St-Pierre (@georgesstpierre) on Feb 20, 2015 at 1:55pm PST Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre kicks really, really hard. And you were impressed by Joe Rogan?

Feb 20, 2015 11:42 am

Rousey: ‘I will not try to intimidate Cat Zingano’

“Cat is different because, not only is she undefeated, but she has the kind of indomitable spirit that I haven’t seen exhibited by anyone else, at the level that she has. She’s been down in fights before and every single time, she’s come back and finished the other person. And, given everything she’s been through...

Feb 20, 2015 11:34 am

Joanne Calderwood Gets A Fight, Faces Moroz In April

After a public campaign for a fight, Joanne Calderwood has a date, and an opponent, for her UFC return. UFC officials have announced that a strawweight scrap between Calderwood and Moroz has been set, for UFC Fight Night Krakow, on Saturday, April 11. UFC Fight Night Krakow is set to feature the return of Mirko...

Feb 20, 2015 10:33 am

GSP Reacts To Rory MacDonald’s UFC Title Shot

Earlier this week the UFC announced Rory MacDonald as the next title challenger to welterweight champion Robbie Lawler. The significance of the bout, at least for MacDonald, is huge. The Canadian star has a chance to recapture the welterweight world championship recently held by his mentor, and training partner, Georges St-Pierre. GSP took to twitter...

Feb 20, 2015 10:24 am

BEEF! Arianny Celeste Defends, Responds To Ronda Rousey’s Pay Gripe

During this week’s UFC media obligations, UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey said she thinks fighters need to be guaranteed a larger income than the UFC’s ring girls. Celeste responds: Everything I have I've worked hard for. I support my family. I'm happy. Assumptions makes asses out of everyone. — Arianny Celeste (@AriannyCeleste) February 19, 2015...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Werdum: Silva should honor his word and retire

UFC interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (19-5-1 MMA) recently spoke with Brazilian news outlet Globo about Anderson Silva’s positive test for performance enhancing drugs (PED’s). Werdum cited an interview “The Spider” did in October of 2014, where Anderson called for a lifetime ban on all fighters caught taking PED’s: “When the guys test for the...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Finalized! March’s UFC 185 Fight Card Is Set

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185. In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk....