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Sep 21, 2015 9:39 am

Miesha Tate is tired of being ‘pushed around’ by the UFC

No matter what their rank is, every woman in the Ultimate Fighting Championship bantamweight division wants an opportunity to dethrone Ronda Rousey of her throne. While they will gain the championship, their stock will rise tenfold just for beating the most popular fighter the octagon has to offer now. While women like Holly Holm are...

Sep 21, 2015 8:01 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Two days, two championships!’

World Series of Fighting and Bellator both ran major events this weekend and two Renzo Gracie fighters brought some gold back to the gym with them! Liam Mcgeary stepped into the Bellator cage on Saturday evening to defend his light heavyweight championship against the legendary Tito Ortiz. Ortiz was looking to secure gold for the...

Sep 21, 2015 6:49 am

‘We would love to invite Vladimir Putin to the New Year’s Eve show”

Fans can expect some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts to make their way to Japan to see the return of Fedor Emelianenko live, but this potential spectator came out of left field. Former PRIDE FC President Nabuyuki Sakakibara announced the signing on “The Last Emperor” at Bellator’s “DYNAMITE” event on Saturday and...

Sep 21, 2015 1:40 am

Quinton Jackson: They don’t call me “Rampage” for my knockout power…

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson is one of the most experienced fighters in the octagon today and lives up to his nickname. The PRIDE, Bellator, and UFC veteran has brought an unmatched level of ferocity with him everywhere he went and has supplied highlight reel knockouts for almost fourteen years. While “Rampage” was knocking fighters out for...


Sep 20, 2015 7:57 pm

Scott Coker: ‘Fedor Emelianenko could fight for 5 more years’

Fedor Emelianenko broke social media when he announced he would be returning to action, not with the UFC or Bellator, but with a brand new Japanese based promotion. The announcement was made at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday and “The Last Emperor” has a two fight deal with the new company. His first bout will take place...

Sep 20, 2015 5:30 pm

Everything there is to know about Fedor Emelianenko’s return to MMA

Fedor Emelianenko dropped a bombshell on the mixed martial arts community at “DYNAMITE” on Saturday evening when it was announced he would NOT be fighting for either Bellator or the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Instead, “The Last Emperor” will be squaring off in the main-event of brand new Japan based MMA promotion! The card is set...

Sep 20, 2015 2:33 pm

Thomson made more than 7 times what Reebok would have paid him in sponsors

When Reebok and Ultimate Fighting Championship signed an exclusive in-octagon sponsorship deal, fighters were reluctant to celebrate. Fighters like Urijah Faber would be forbidden from promoting his clothing line, Torque, in the octagon like he used to in earlier UFC and WEC days. Miesha Tate and Brendan Schaub sponsorship income would decrease by at least...

Sep 20, 2015 10:48 am

Tito Ortiz addresses retirement talk after tough “DYNAMITE” loss

Tito Ortiz is one of the most decorated fighters to step inside a cage, whether it be the UFC’s octagon or Bellator’s cage. He started his professional fighting career in 1997 and is still receiving opportunities at championship gold in 2015— and it’s not just because of his star-power. Ortiz was riding a two fight...

Sep 20, 2015 10:22 am

Tito Ortiz has no excuses for loss in title fight at “DYNAMITE”

Bellator and GLORY showcased the best of their promotions on Saturday night with the spectacle that was “DYNAMITE 1”. Tito Ortiz and Liam Mcgeary headlined the event with a Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship fight. For the first time in nearly nine years, “The People’s Champion” Ortiz had the opportunity to capture gold. Unfortunately for him,...

Sep 20, 2015 8:30 am

WATCH! Phil Davis’ reaction to getting a surprise belt is priceless

In April 2015, Phil Davis made the biggest decision of his career when he jumped ship from the Ultimate Fighting Championship to Bellator. Davis surely made an impact on his first fight with his new company as he won two fights in one night to become the next Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship challenger! Davis didn’t...

Sep 20, 2015 8:29 am

REPLAY! Phil Davis Vs. Francis Carmont (Highlights)

The final of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ light heavyweight tournament wasn’t really what we were expecting, with ‘King Mo’ getting injured and unable to compete. However we still got an exciting match up between Phil Davis and alternate Francis Carmont. The fight started and they each stayed patient and went through a feeling out process. Then...

Sep 20, 2015 8:28 am

REPLAY! Liam McGeary vs. Tito Ortiz (Highlights)

In the night’s main event, at Bellator ‘Dynamite’, undefeated light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary took on MMA vet Tito Ortiz. Early on it was Tito imposing his gameplan, getting McGeary down to the mat and working some ground and pound. Tito looked to advance his position. McGeary tried for an armbar but Tito managed to...

Sep 20, 2015 1:41 am

STATS! Get hyped for Fedor Emelianenko’s return

Fedor Emelianenko will not be fighting in the octagon nor will he be duking it out in the Bellator cage; “The Last Emperor” announced his signing with a new Japanese based promotion on Saturday night during “DYNAMITE”. The Japanese promotion has yet to be named but is run by one of the men behind the...

Sep 20, 2015 1:31 am

WATCH! Fighter gets brutally KOd, head bounces off mat 3 times

Bellator and GLORY Kickboxing weren’t the only promotions with an exciting show taking place this weekend night! The fighters of Xtreme Fighting Championship International put on one hell of a show and supplied us with one of the most brutal knockouts in recent memory. Guilherme Faria nabbed his fifth victory in a row on Saturday...

Sep 20, 2015 1:25 am

FAIL! GLORY fighter falls trying to flip into ring

There are moments in fighters’ careers that they will always remember. For kickboxers, it could be anything from signing with your first major organization to making your walk down to the ring in your first major fight in front of a major audience. Jose Palacios would like a second chance to make a first impression,...

Sep 20, 2015 1:15 am

GSP runs into Couture and Velasquez backstage at “DYNAMITE”!

Georges St. Pierre stepped down as champion and away from the octagon to help clean the sport of mixed martial arts and it looks like it has paid off. The United States Anti-Doping Agency and the Ultimate Fighting Championship paired up to help clean the sport and it could have been the first step to...

Sep 19, 2015 9:12 pm

Fedor Set To Headline New Years Eve Japan Card On Spike TV

Just announced on the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ broadcast, Fedor Emelianenko will return and headline a new years eve event held in Japan. It is not a Bellator event, it’s the new promotion run by the former PRIDE boss and might feature some Bellator fighters on the card. The former boss of PRIDE entered the Bellator cage...

Sep 19, 2015 12:31 pm

MMA Legend Royce Gracie Hits Instagram Heavy With ‘Dynamite’ Pics

Here’s something you don’t see everyday. MMA legends Royce Gracie and Fedor working out together, trying to keep up with their fitness. The two greats were in San Jose, CA as a part of the Bellator ‘Dynamite’s’ Fan Fest. Other guests included Randy Couture, Sakuraba, Frank Shamrock and Cung Le. It was a star studded...

Sep 19, 2015 6:07 am

Fedor Covers All The Hot Topics –– Talks Rousey, Mayweather And Favorite Fighter

Fedor Emelianenko, the man, the myth, the legend, was in attendance at Bellator MMA’s ‘Dynamite’ media day. ‘The Last Emperor’ was there as a guest and a part of the Fan Fest, along with other legends like Randy Couture, Royce Gracie, Frank Shamrock and Sakuraba. Fedor talked to the media, including BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage,...

Sep 19, 2015 12:01 am

Tito Has A Message For The Haters –– ‘They Can F*ck Off!’

MMA legend Tito Ortiz will once again fight for a world title when he steps into the cage tonight at Bellator ‘Dynamite’ and fights undefeated champ Liam McGeary in the main event. Ortiz is currently on a two fight win streak, with wins over Stephan Bonnar and former Bellator middleweight champion Alexander Shlemenko. Ortiz last held...

Sep 18, 2015 6:19 pm

REPLAY! Tito And McGeary Refuse To Look Away During Intense Staredown

What do you expect from a Tito Ortiz fight? Today at the Bellator ‘Dynamite’ weigh-ins all the fighters stepped on the scale and made weight, making tomorrow night official. There were some pretty good staredowns between the fighters, but only one delivered like the main event between light heavyweight champion Liam McGeary and MMA legend...

Sep 18, 2015 5:27 pm

Kendall Grove: ‘If Tito Plays His Game He’ll Win The Title’

Bellator MMA middleweight Kendall Grove won’t be fighting at ‘Dynamite’ this Saturday, but instead will take on Joey Beltran on next week’s Bellator 143 card. Grove did however help Tito Ortiz train for his title fight against Liam McGeary, which will go down in the main event this Saturday. Ahead of Tito’s fight, Grove spoke...

Sep 18, 2015 3:53 pm

Paul Daley’s Business Plan –- Win Title, Take Out Koscheck!

As soon as it was announced that Bellator MMA had signed former UFC welterweight Josh Koscheck the only fight anyone could talk about was a rematch between him and Paul Daley. Their first fight is of course a memorable one, mostly just for what happened after the final bell. In that fight Daley came up...

Sep 18, 2015 3:32 pm

‘King Mo’ Goes Off On Ortiz: ‘He’s A Clown, F*ck Tito!’

Bellator MMA light heavyweights Tito Ortiz and ‘King Mo’ Lawal really don’t care for each other. The two have gone back and forth before and during Thursday’s Bellator ‘Dynamite’ media event, it was no different. While talking to BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, Lawal went off on Ortiz, calling him a clown and saying ‘f*ck him.’...

Sep 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Phil Davis On Accepting Tournament Offer –– ‘I Don’t Know How To Say No’

Light heavyweight fighter Phil Davis is set to make his Bellator MMA debut on the promotions biggest card yet, this Saturday’s ‘Dynamite’ event. Davis will be one of four fighters competing in the one-night tournament to determine the next title challenger. In his first fight he will be facing former champ Emanuel Newton. If he...

Sep 18, 2015 10:57 am

“Semtex”: ‘I’ll always have love for fighters like Ronda Rousey’

Bellator MMA’s Paul Daley is preparing for his fight on Saturday night, at the gigantic ‘Dynamite’ event going down in San Jose, CA. Daley will be competing in a kickboxing match, against Fernando Gonzalez, inside the GLORY ring. Ahead of the scrap, ‘Samtex’ spoke with BJPENN.COM.’s Layzie The Savage about some of the hottest topics...

Sep 18, 2015 10:50 am

Emanuel Newton Doesn’t Need A Nutritionist –– Cutting Weight’s ‘All Mental’

Bellator MMA’s Emanuel Newton is set to fight former UFC fighter Phil Davis in the first round of the four-man, one-night tournament, going down at the big ‘Dynamite’ event this Saturday. Newton was the former light heavyweight champion before losing to current champ Liam McGeary back in Feb. Now he’s ready to get back to...