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Mar 6, 2017 9:06 am

Chael Sonnen discusses what’s next for Khabib Nurmagomedov

Last weekend, the UFC returned to the combat sport mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada, with UFC 209. Unfortunately, it made this Vegas return without its originally planned co-main event: an interim lightweight title fight between undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov, and streaking American contender Tony Ferguson. This fight was cancelled on the eve of battle,...

Mar 1, 2017 10:54 am

Chael Sonnen fires back at John McCarthy

Former UFC title challenger turned Bellator MMA fighter Chael Sonnen recently made quite the controversial claim when he stated that Tito Ortiz actually verbally submitted in their Bellator 170 main event scrap. “The score is one-one between Tito and I and you always go into a rubber match. Everyone knows that. The only reason I...

Feb 28, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | Quinton Rampage Jackson: Travis Browne ripped me off and kept my money

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson didn’t watch the UFC Fight Night 105 broadcast but says he did manage to catch the highlights on social media. In the main event of the night, Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne fought in a heavyweight matchup. Lewis was able to get past Browne’s offensive attacks in the first round and came...

Feb 28, 2017 8:32 am

Anthony Johnson plans to ‘Whoop Cormier’s ass’ at UFC 210

In just over one month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against Anthony Johnson for a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 210. The first time the pair met in the Octagon, they were fighting for Jon Jones vacant light heavyweight title two years ago,...

Feb 26, 2017 6:04 am

Tito Ortiz: Chael Sonnen is a liar, cheater and a fraud!

Back in January, in the main event of Bellator 170, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returned from a lengthy hiatus to take on retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz. Though Sonnen was able to threaten Ortiz with a submission attempt in the early moments of this fight, he ultimately found himself locked up in a...

Feb 25, 2017 12:17 am

Chael Sonnen opens up on attempt to step in for Matt Mitrione against Fedor Emelianenko

Earlier this month at Bellator 172, UFC veteran Matt Mitrione was set to step into the Bellator MMA cage against MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko for a highly anticipated scrap that would serve as Emelianenko’s return to the United States following his return to MMA at the end of 2015. Unfortunately after months of buildup, training,...

Feb 24, 2017 10:54 pm

Tito Ortiz & John McCarthy respond to Chael Sonnen’s recent claim

This week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen revealed on his podcast that Tito Ortiz actually verbally tapped out in their Bellator 170 fight several weeks ago. He explained: “The score is one-one between Tito and I and you always go into a rubber match. Everyone knows that. The only reason I kept my mouth...

Feb 22, 2017 1:44 pm

UFC veteran Terry Etim hospitalized after “throwing himself” into vehicles

Former UFC lightweight fighter Terry Etim was hospitalized on Wednesday after allegedly throwing himself into multiple vehicles in his hometown of Liverpool, England. The Liverpool Echo had the following details on the story after speaking with eyewitnesses from the scene: Eyewitnesses reported seeing a man, in his 30s, running amok on East Prescot Road, Wednesday...

Feb 20, 2017 8:04 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC Halifax: Johny Hendricks tops payroll at $15,000

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in snowy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time. In the card’s main event, we saw streaking heavyweight destroyer Derrick Lewis collect another skull by weathering an early storm to KO Travis Browne in the second. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw former welterweight champ Johny Hendricks...

Feb 20, 2017 5:57 am

Pros react to Johny Hendricks’ decision defeat of Hector Lombard

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks sought to rebound from a tough three-fight losing streak with a fresh start in the middleweight division. His opportunity to do so came against former Olympian and Bellator champion Hector Lombard. Though Hendricks...

Feb 19, 2017 8:28 pm

UFC Halifax Results: Johny Hendricks defeats Hector Lombard

UFC Halifax Results: Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard A middleweight bout between former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and former Bellator champ Hector Lombard served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 105 card in Halifax. Round one begins and Hendricks lands a leg kick to start. He lands another this time inside....

Feb 19, 2017 3:27 pm

UFC Halifax Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 105 card in Halifax? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s action. UFC Fight Night 105 is headlined by a heavyweight showdown between surging contender Derrick Lewis and the always dangerous Travis Browne. In the evenings co-main...

Feb 19, 2017 6:39 am

Matt Mitrione responds to claims that he was scared to fight Fedor

On Friday night, the MMA community was transfixed on the imminent comeback of heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko. The Russian great was poised to take on Matt Mitrione in the main event of Saturday’s Bellator 172, and not even the UFC’s Sunday trip to Halifax could distract us from his return to action. Regrettably, things took...

Feb 19, 2017 6:03 am

Ranked fighters Nikita Krylov and Kyoji Horiguchi removed from UFC roster

Over the last few weeks, the UFC has generated some controversy by removing a number of high profile fighters from its roster. The most high-profile fighters to part ways with the organization have been light heavyweight talents Ryan Bader and Misha Cirkunov, and welterweight star Lorenz Larkin. Other names to be scratched off the UFC...

Feb 18, 2017 3:18 pm

BREAKING! Matt Mitrione out of Fedor Emelianenko fight

Breaking news surfaced Saturday afternoon that Bellator MMA heavyweight Matt Mitrione has been forced out of his Bellator 172 headlining fight against MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko. According to reports from Ariel Helwani, Matt Mitrione fell ill prior to his fight against ‘The Last Emperor’ and as a result the fight has been cancelled. Fedor vs....

Feb 18, 2017 3:08 pm

VIDEO | Fighter attempting to be flashy gets brutally KO’d

GOD DAYUMMMM. Johan Segas KTFO's Joe Harding at BCMMA 18. When showboating goes wrong. Savage head kick. pic.twitter.com/pPkOPmdmOf — caposa (@Grabaka_Hitman) February 18, 2017 The flashy hands down style of fighting popularized by MMA icon Anderson Silva, MMA veteran Genki Sudo, and Bellator MMA star Michael ‘Venom’ Page to name just a few, has produced...

Feb 18, 2017 11:42 am

Fedor Emelianenko questions if UFC wants Khabib Nurmagomedov as champion

In just two short weeks, undefeated top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov and streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will meet in the Octagon for a highly anticipated interim lightweight title fight, with the winner then moving on to fight Conor McGregor when the lightweight champion returns from the hiatus due to the upcoming birth of his...

Feb 17, 2017 3:48 pm

2 American Animals Episode 30 – Fallout from UFC 208, and Immigration Insight

On this episode of American Animals, Ian and Erik bring you all of the biggest and best in MMA news, including the fallout from UFC 208. Also, you will hear a preview of the upcoming UFC Fight Night and Bellator cards, and Richard Wilner (Wilner & O’Reilly, APLC) joins the show to discuss the reality...

Feb 17, 2017 9:44 am

VIDEO | Learn the origins of Fedor Emelianenko’s legendary sweater

On Saturday night, legendary Russian heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko will return to the cage. He will do so opposite dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione in the main event of Bellator 172, which will emanate from San Jose, California. Fedor, of course, is a legend for many reasons: for his tremendous grappling skill, for his incredible power, for...

Feb 17, 2017 8:29 am

VIDEO | Referee’s incompetence causes cornerman to jump cage and rescue fighter

SFL – The referee was sleeping – Asha Roka /Sher-E-Punjab/ 1R guillotine (vs. Hanna Kamf /Bengaluru Tigers/ pic.twitter.com/wpJbSp0FsQ — Jolassanda (@Jolassanda) February 17, 2017 Mixed martial arts officiating is an ever controversial topic. It seems that every week, we have a new reason to criticize the sport’s judges and referees for their blunders and missteps....

Feb 15, 2017 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 20 // Liam McGeary | Jimi Manuwa | Scott Coker

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another great lineup of headliners! 8:15 PM ET- We kick off tonights show with former Bellator light heavyweight champ, Liam McGeary – @liam_mcgeary. Liam breaks down his upcoming bout with Chris Fields at Bellator 173 in Belfast, Ireland next Friday. The submission specialist recaps his first...

Feb 14, 2017 11:51 am

Donald Trump is a Fedor Emelianenko fan

Ahead of this Saturday’s highly anticipated Bellator 172 event, where MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko will make his highly anticipated return to the cage in 2017 after going 2-0 since returning to MMA in 2015, M-1 Global President Vadim Finkelchtein, who used to manage Emelianenko, revealed in an interview that United States President Donald Trump has...

Feb 13, 2017 1:01 pm

Mike Goldberg drops hint on return: ‘You’ll see me around soon’

“It is all over!” You have heard the phrase time and time again from former UFC commentator Mike Goldberg. However, the term doesn’t seem to be applying to Goldberg’s career as the longtime voice calling the fights along with Joe Rogan dropped a hint that we will be seeing him “soon.” Goldberg tweeted after the...

Feb 13, 2017 8:33 am

UFC Halifax: Lewis vs. Browne official fight card

This Sunday – yes, that’s Sunday, not Saturday – the UFC will return to beautiful Halifax, Nova Scotia with UFC Fight Night 105. Here’s everything you need to know about the UFC Halifax fight card! Originally, this card was expected to be headlined by an interesting heavyweight rematch between former champion Junior Dos Santos and...

Feb 11, 2017 9:32 am

Dana White says Misha Cirkunov is done in the UFC

At UFC 206 in December, streaking light heavyweight Misha Cirkunov stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Nikita Krylov. Cirkunov rose to the occasion and continued his undefeated UFC streak as he submitted Krylov in the very first round, marking the biggest win of his UFC career. The win made it four...