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Oct 18, 2015 3:52 pm

WSOF 24’s Jon Fitch: ‘I respected Yushin Okami’s power too much’

World Series of Fighting hosted UFC veterans Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami’s first meeting at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami”. With a combined seventy-six professional fights to their name, it is to nobody’s surprise that they fought intelligently and cautiously for fifteen minutes straight. Of course one would catch the other off guard with the...

Oct 18, 2015 2:58 pm

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson repeatedly calls out Ryan Bader

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is getting ready to make his way back into the octagon for the first time since suffering a loss to now-champion Daniel Cormier in May at UFC 187, and he has his sights set on another heavy-hitter. Ryan Bader has given up on campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight...

Oct 18, 2015 1:56 pm

“Showtime” denies he is helping Cerrone train for dos Anjos title fight

Rafael dos Anjos has a giant target on his back now that he has the UFC Lightweight Championship slung over his shoulder. The Brazilian defeated Anthony “Showtime” Pettis for the strap at UFC 185 in March and has been sidelined with an injury ever since. Now, he is set to defend his championship for the...

Oct 18, 2015 12:49 pm

WATCH! UFC Fighters try to do Sage Northcutt’s front flip

Sage Northcutt took the Ultimate Fighting Championship by storm when he made his debut at “UFC 192: Cormier vs. Gustafsson” in front of his home-state crowd of Texas. The up-and-comer knocked out Francisco Trevino in less than a minute and proceeded two fans after the fight with his already-legendary standing front flip. Now, Northcutt is...

Oct 18, 2015 12:21 pm

‘I’m beating Vitor regardless of him being on drugs or not’

Dan Henderson is expected to meet Vitor Belfort for the third time in their careers in Brazil at “UFC Fight Night 77”. The fight is set to take place on November 7th and each fighter possess a victory over their opponent. “Hendo” thinks he has what it takes to handily defeat “The Phenom” this time...

Oct 18, 2015 12:05 pm

Cruz to Dillashaw: I’m out for 4 years and I’m STILL going to beat you

Dominick Cruz has only stepped foot in the octagon once within the last four years thanks to a pair of ACL injuries that has kept him on the sidelines. Before suffering the injury, Cruz defended his championship against Demetrious Johnson and Urijah Faber and established himself as a dominant champion in a short amount of...

Oct 18, 2015 11:27 am

UFC & MMA Fighters react to “Notorious” Nick Newell’s retirement

“Notorious” Nick Newell stepped into the World Series of Fighting decagon for the final time at “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” as the lightweight decided to retire after picking up his final win. Newell amassed an impressive record of 13-1 throughout his six year mixed martial arts career. Just three years into his professional career,...

Oct 18, 2015 11:14 am

“GGG” punches his opponent after knocking him down — WATCH!

Gennady “GGG” Golovkin and David Lemieux took center stage at Madison Square Garden on Saturday night on HBO pay-per-view and brought the crowd to their feet with an eight-round war. Golovkin got the better of his opponent, just like he has thirty-three times before, and picked up the win by way of knockout. It wasn’t...

Oct 18, 2015 9:30 am

An emotional Nick Newell breaks down why he’s retiring after WSOF 24 win

World Series of Fighting returned to the airwaves with “WSOF 24: Fitch vs. Okami” and it was a night filled with emotions after the inspirational Nick Newell announced his retirement after his fight. The lightweight started gaining momentum while fighting for XFC where he won their lightweight championship while putting together an impressive undefeated record,...

Oct 18, 2015 9:16 am

Daniel Cormier to Kenny Florian: ‘You complete me!’

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier proved to the world that he is a true champion when he defended his title against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192 in Houston, Texas earlier this month. Before that, D.C. stepped into the octagon with two of the toughest 205ers in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson and Jon “Bones” Jones. It...

Oct 18, 2015 9:15 am

Dana White praises “GGG” on his dominant win in NYC

Long before mixed martial arts ever became a mainstream sport when UFC signed a deal with FOX, fans were debating whether or not the combat sport was superior to boxing. It doesn’t matter whether or not UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey would dominate or lose to the undefeated, self-proclaimed “king” of boxing Floyd Mayweather;...

Oct 18, 2015 9:00 am

WATCH! Urijah Faber talks about emotional meeting with TJ Dillashaw

UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw made one of the most crucial decisions of his career earlier this month when he decided to leave Team Alpha Male in favor of Elevation Fight Team. Urijah Faber took a great deal of offense to this move and has spoken out a great deal of times on the issue....

Oct 18, 2015 7:59 am

WATCH! “GGG” knocks out Lemieux in the 8th round

Longer #GGG TKO Highlight pic.twitter.com/MGOL6EgeUY — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 All eyes were on Gennady “GGG” Golovkin on October 17th as he took center stage at Madison Square Garden in New York City for his fight with David Lemieux. With Floyd Mayweather retired from the ring, all eyes are on Golovkin to carry the...

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 17, 2015 10:18 pm

Paige VanZant compares herself to Roy Nelson in ballet tights

It’s no secret that top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant is a standout fighter. The 21 year old isn’t intimidating outside of the Octagon, and as she explains it, some people don’t expect her to be a fighter. She explained to UFC.com: “For me to be a fighter, it’s different, it’s unexpected. You wouldn’t...

Oct 17, 2015 10:07 pm

Vinny Magalhaes RKO’d by cornerman after WSOF 24 win

RKO RKO RKO!!! @VinnyMMA #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/BDVB9b96RS — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) October 18, 2015 Last night at WSOF 24 Vinny Magalhaes picked up a 1st round knee bar win over Matt Hamill in just over 1 minute. Following the win, Magalhaes’ corner man hit his fighter with WWE wrestler Randy Orton’s signature finishing move, the RKO.

Oct 17, 2015 7:43 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Blagoy Ivanov retains heavyweight title

In the co-main event of WSOF 24, World Series Of Fighting heavyweight champion Blagoy Ivanov defeated Derrick Mehmen by KO in the 2nd round. The win is Ivanov’s second in a row, and was his first successful title defense. …AND STILL CHAMPION! Congrats to Blagoy Ivanov on successfully defending his Heavyweight Title! #WSOF24 pic.twitter.com/CykTvnKq0c —...

Oct 17, 2015 7:18 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Nick Newell defeats Tom Marcellino

On the main card of WSOF 24 tonight, Nick Newell defeated Tom Marcellino via unanimous decision. The win kept Newell in the win column, giving him a 2-fight win streak, and extending his promotional record to 4-1, with his only loss coming to Justin Gaethje. #WSOF24: @NotoriousNewell defeats Tom Marcellino by UD! pic.twitter.com/86D1HbqZR7 — WSOF...

Oct 17, 2015 6:40 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Vinny Magalhaes submits Matt Hamill in 1st round

The WSOF 24 main card has been nothing short of action packed. In the second bout of the WSOF 24 main card Vinny Magalhaes cut the return of Matt Hamill short as he submitted Hamill in just over 1 minute via knee bar. #WSOF24: WOW! WHAT A FINISH! @VinnyMMA defeats @Hammerufc by RD1 submission (knee...

Oct 17, 2015 5:03 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Rick Glenn defeats Adam Ward

Rick Glenn kept the ball rolling with tonight’s WSOF 24 preliminary card as he scored an impressive KO win over Adam Ward. With tonight’s win, Glenn returned to the win column as he rebounded from a submission loss in his last fight. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the WSOF 24 coverage tonight.

Oct 17, 2015 4:54 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Marcos Alexandre Campos De Almeida defeats Saul Almeida

Marcos Alexandre Campos De Almeida defeated Saul Almeida via quick submission tonight at WSOF 24. With tonight’s win, Marcos Almeida’s record improves to 17-5, with 13 of his wins coming by way of submission! Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 4:32 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Colton Smith defeats Washington Nunes Da Silva

In his first promotional bout for the World Series Of Fighting, Ultimate Fighter season 16 winner Colton Smith picked up a unanimous decision win over Washington Nunes Da Silva. With tonight’s win, Smith has extended his win-streak to 3. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the WSOF 24 results!

Oct 17, 2015 4:12 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Pat Walsh defeats Tyler King

In the third fight of the WSOF preliminary card, Pat Walsh and Tyler King fought to a decision. Ultimately, the judges saw the bout in favor of Pat Walsh, who extends his record to 7-2. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 4:11 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Rex Harris defeats Justin Torrey

In the second bout of the WSOF preliminary card, Rex Harris and Justin Torrey fought to a razor thin split decision. Ultimately the judges saw it in favor of Harris, who picked up the win, who extended his win streak to 4, and picked up his first promotional win. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all...

Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 17, 2015 3:46 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Bruce Boyington defeats Rodrigo Almeida

WSOF 24 goes down tonight from Foxwoods Resort Casino in Connecticut. To kick off the preliminary card, Bruce Boynton and Rodrigo Almeida fought a 3 round war that ultimately saw Bruce Boyington pick up a split decision win. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the WSOF 24 results.

Oct 17, 2015 2:37 pm

Rani Yahya eyes 2016 UFC return following surgery

UFC veteran Rani Yahya recently underwent surgery for a deviated septum, and is eyeing a 2016 return to the Octagon. Yahya is currently on a 2-fight win streak, most recently picking up a split decision win over Masanori Kanehara at ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee’ back in July. He spoke to MMAFighting to discuss...