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Oct 25, 2015 1:00 am

WOAH! Fighter does 360-degree faceplant after getting KOd!

Mainstream mixed martial arts finally made its return to airwaves this weekend when Bellator and Ultimate Fighting Championship gave fight-fans something to watch. Their temporary absence allowed smaller organizations to take center stage, though, leading to videos like this one surfacing! Virginia Cagefighting gave us one of the most dramatic knockouts of the month when...

Oct 23, 2015 12:05 pm

UFC vet Lavar Johnson in jail after brutal alleged assault on girlfriend

Former UFC, Bellator and Strikeforce fighter Lavar Johnson is currently in jail after allegedly brutally assaulting his girlfriend. Johnson was arrested back in August according to a new report from TMZ however, he remains in jail in Fresno California on $120,000 bond. Johnson’s girlfriend alleges that Johnson slammed her against the wall and ground before...

Oct 19, 2015 3:08 pm

Titan FC champ Rick Hawn announces retirement from MMA

Bellator veteran and current Titan FC Lightweight Champion Rick Hawn has decided to hang up his gloves for good and retire from the sport of mixed martial arts. The thirty-nine year old retires with gold slung over his shoulder having just won the title in September. “After giving a lot of thought, I probably just...

Oct 19, 2015 11:41 am

Aisling Daly ready to fight in front of Irish crowd after missing 2014 Dublin event

Aisling Daly has fought in front of her hometown crowd in Dublin, Ireland several times before under the Cage Warriors banner. After making the rounds through Bellator and Invicta, the Ultimate Fighting Championship came knocking and Daly was signed on as a participant for “The Ultimate Fighter 20”. In the meantime, UFC ran their first...

Oct 18, 2015 5:37 pm

Chael Sonnen stands firm on retirement: ‘I am not coming back’

Chael Sonnen has not stepped foot in the octagon since fighting Rashad Evans at UFC 167 nearly two years ago in November 2013. He was scheduled to clash with Wanderlei Silva at UFC 173, but one of Sonnen’s pre-fight random pre-fight drug tests forced him out of the fight when it came back positive for...

Oct 18, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! Legacy 47 highlights features nothing but finishes

October has been a slow month for fans of mixed martial arts. The Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t held a fight since October 3rd when Daniel Cormier defended his gold against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192. Bellator’s last card was in late September and won’t be running another one until the 25th of October. Legacy fighters...

Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am

A New Committee Is Born — Rule Changes Coming To MMA?

Sean Wheelock, who used to do play-by-play for Bellator, is now the chairman of a brand new MMA rules and regulations committee. Wheelock, who’s a certified boxing referee, was recently given the position by ABC president Mike Mazzulli. The new committee will discuss and take a look at some of the bigger issues in the...

Oct 13, 2015 11:29 am

‘FIXED? That Shamrock Fight Wasn’t FIXED’

Kimbo Slice (5-2 MMA) returned to the cage for the first time in over five years this past June, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over MMA legend Ken Shamrock in the main event of Bellator 138. Kimbo recently joined The MMA Hour to talk about his successful return to MMA, including when he...

Oct 12, 2015 5:38 am

Bas Rutten: ‘Fedor Still A Threat For UFC Title’

Fedor Emelianenko took his fans on a roller coaster ride of emotions when he announced he would be coming out of retirement earlier this year. People expected “The Last Emperor” to sign with Bellator, but the possibility of seeing him duke it out with the best in the octagon piqued diehard and casual fans’ interests...

Oct 11, 2015 5:53 pm

Kimbo Slice Wants Several More Fights Before Retirement

Kimbo Slice’s return to mixed martial arts at “Bellator 138: Unfinished Business” against Ken Shamrock may not have been a world-class technical display of skill, but it did more than get the job done. The main-event drew over two million viewers to SPIKE so they could see a fight take place that was years in...

Oct 10, 2015 8:25 am

Rampage Is Down To Fight In Japan On NYE

Alright MMA fanboys, try not to go to crazy, but Quinton “Rampage” Jackson says he’d like to fight on that NYE card in Japan. That’s right, the new promotion, ‘Rizin Fighting Federation,’ which will feature the return of Fedor Emelianenko, might be Rampage’s next stop. The former UFC champ said, during a live Twitch stream,...

Oct 8, 2015 9:59 am

New Japan Organization Will Be Called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation’

Well it’s official. We now know the name of the new MMA organization out of Japan, run by former PRIDE FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara. At a recent press conference it was announced that the promotion will be called ‘Rizin Fighting Federation.’ Many expected them to announce Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent at the press conference, but that...

Oct 8, 2015 8:24 am

Rampage Jackson Drunk Dials Ariel, And It’s Hilarious — WATCH NOW!

It’s been an interesting week for Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson. First he made headlines by saying that he was going to retire if his legal issues with Bellator didn’t end, than he came out and said never mind, the UFC kept him from retiring and he’ll have news on his next fight soon. And now, perhaps...

Oct 7, 2015 7:39 pm

WSOF Sets Up 8-man Tournament

We just saw Bellator MMA go old school and put on a one-night, four-man tournament at their ‘Dynamite’ event and now it looks like WSOF will be upping the ante. WSOF announced a little while ago that they were working on doing a tournament, but after a change in venue no other details had been...

Oct 7, 2015 12:58 pm

Tito’s Advice To McGeary? Take Some Public Speaking Classes, Work On Your PR!

[ooyala code=”JvNHVudzpKzBqLGHCBYx8lH8Y1nfEAkW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Following his crushing title defeat at last month’s Bellator MMA event, Tito Ortiz tells BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage what’s next and offers advice for his most recent opponent. Enjoy!

Oct 7, 2015 12:55 pm

HIGHLIGHTS! Regional Action Features KO’s Galore

Sure, we all watch the UFC and Bellator but that’s not the only place to see amazing fights and incredible fight finishes. Just take a look at these fight finishes from around the MMA world, from Shamrock FC, Kansas City Fighting Alliance, and Lion Fight. Which finish was your favorite?

Oct 7, 2015 8:49 am

Rampage: ‘The UFC Just Stopped Me From Retiring’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson shocked a lot of people earlier this week when he said that if his legal issues with Bellator don’t end soon than he’s just going to retire from MMA. Well, fear not MMA fans because Rampage just took to twitter and put all of us in a good mood by saying that...

Oct 7, 2015 6:53 am

Paul Daley Petitioning For Major Kickboxing Match

Current Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley has his eye on gold, but not just MMA gold. The top 170-pound Bellator fighter is at the top of the division and has said before that he wants to win the title before a big rematch with Josh Koscheck takes place. However now he’s added a new goal...

Oct 7, 2015 5:18 am

Pettis Talks Eddie Alvarez: ‘I Don’t Think He’s Even A Challenge’

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis will be returning from a 10-month layoff to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez. It will be the first time Pettis has fought since losing a one-sided decision to now current champ Rafael dos Anjos, in a fight where Pettis looked anything but his normal self. During a...

Oct 6, 2015 8:19 am

So Here’s The Guy Fedor’s Reportedly Going To Fight –– Impressed?

Fedor Emelianenko will return to action on New Years Eve and headline a big event in Japan. We’ve known that since it was announced at Bellator’s ‘Dynamite’ event. However, there has been no word on whom his opponent would be. There have been rumors and theories but nothing official. The promotion is set to hold...

Oct 5, 2015 3:47 pm

Tito Ortiz accuses Liam McGeary of lotioning himself up prior to title fight

“DYNAMITE” could go down as one of the more historical nights in Bellator brief history. Even though the ratings did not reflect the hype leading into the card, fighters and fans from around the world gathered to watch an amazing one-night four man tournament and Tito Ortiz fight for gold once again. Ortiz was riding...

Oct 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Tito: Fedor Is Not The GOAT, But Jones Could Be

Fedor Emelianenko was on the verge of helping the mixed martial arts community resolve one of the greatest debates of our sport: Is he the greatest fighter of all time? When Emelianenko announced his return to the sport of mixed martial arts, fans were excited for the possibility of seeing “The Last Emperor” step inside...

Oct 5, 2015 11:43 am

Coker Ready To Book Tito Ortiz Another Scrap

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Oct 5, 2015 11:09 am

Shogun Rua eyeing March return against ‘Rampage’ Jackson

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been forced to sit on the sidelines after undergoing shoulder injury earlier in the year. The former PRIDE and UFC champion is already planning his return to the octagon, though, and he has his sights set on Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. The callouts from “Rampage” and Shogun were not disrespectful by any...

Oct 5, 2015 10:29 am

Tito Ortiz is a no-go for Fedor Emelianenko on New Year’s Eve

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the world when he announced his return to mixed martial arts earlier this year. Unfortunately for fans who wanted to see him in the octagon, “The Last Emperor” chose not to sign with an American based company like the UFC or Bellator. Instead, Emelianenko chose to ink a deal with an upstart...

Oct 2, 2015 6:25 am

Joe Schilling: ‘Diaz Suspension Ridiculous, But Will Turn Out To Be A Good Thing’

Bellator MMA and GLORY Kickboxing fighter Joe Schilling has a very interning and overall positive outlook on the whole controversial Nick Diaz suspension situation. Schilling recently spoke with MMAFighting about the ordeal and said that although he feels that the five-year suspension and fine was absolutely ridiculous, he ultimately feels confident that it will be...