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May 16, 2017 1:25 pm

VIDEO | Insane open-weight WMMA fight between Judoka & MMA figher

While Rizin FF may struggle finding opponents for Gabi Garcia in MMA, one Japanese promotion decided that an open weight fight between a female Judoka and an MMA fighter was a good idea. The fight looks somewhat reminiscent of watching smaller fighters in Pride FC run from much larger opponents in ‘spectacle fights’ back in...

May 16, 2017 1:07 pm

VIDEO | Gary Goodridge survives brutal onslaught, defeats Russian Sumo wrestler

Back in the days of Pride Fighting Championship, spectacle fights between opponents with great size differences were rather common such as the 2003 fight between 5’9 lightweight Genki Sudo and Butterbean, which saw Sudo pick up the submission win. In the video seen above, we take it back to 2005 where MMA legend Gary Goodridge...

May 16, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | This Fedor vs. Mitrione promo will have you counting the days to Bellator NYC

On June 24, Bellator MMA will take over New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with the aptly titled Bellator NYC card. This event will mark the rising promotion’s second effort on pay-per-view. To commemorate this debut in New York City and return to pay-per-view, Bellator has stacked the Bellator NYC lineup with big names....

May 13, 2017 8:19 am

Michael Chiesa releases statement on Kevin Lee scuffle

Friday afternoon at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference, UFC lightweights Kevin Lee and Michael Chiesa were involved in a rather heated argument that led to a scuffle taking place between the two men. While security guards were quick to restrain Chiesa, Lee managed to land a clean right hand before security guards restrained him....

May 12, 2017 12:30 pm

VIDEO | Gym challenge ends in brutal fashion with TKO

While the days of style vs. style gym fights have passed, for the most part, gym scraps are still rather frequent. In one gym challenge, two men donned in what appear to be MMA gloves exchange leather for just moments before a knee from the clinch begins the exchange that leads to the finish. The...

May 11, 2017 12:18 pm

Jorge Masvidal discusses possible title fight with former teammate Tyron Woodley

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 211, Demian Maia will risk the welterweight title shot many fans feel he has already earned when he takes on dangerous contender Jorge Masvidal. In the opinion of welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, Maia’s accepting this fight was not a smart move. The champ has now said on...

May 7, 2017 7:05 pm

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement

Pros react to Canelo Alvarez vs. Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. and GGG announcement Canelo Alvarez and Julio Cesar Chavez Jr squared off last night in a grudge match to prove who is the current pride of Mexican boxing. Canelo Alvarez was able to put on a boxing clinic, schooling Julio Cesar Chavez Jr. with an...

May 6, 2017 8:42 pm

Chael Sonnen channels his inner poet to attack Wanderlei Silva

Chael Sonnen channels his inner poet to attack Wanderlei Silva Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva will finally settle their beef on pay-per-view at “Bellator: New York” on June 24 under the bright lights of Madison Square Garden. Prior to their long awaited showdown, Chael Sonnen took to Twitter where he delivered a number of posts...

May 5, 2017 8:23 am

VIDEO | Friendly sparring session with Wanderlei Silva and kid quickly escalates

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was at one point in time considered the greatest fighter on the planet during the course of his reign as Pride FC champion. While Silva is no longer a champion, he is currently gearing up for his highly anticipated grudge match against Chael Sonnen on the first Bellator MMA Pay Per...

May 4, 2017 11:08 am

UFC 213 stacking up to be a massive card

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler and Donald Cerrone are set to fight in the Octagon at UFC 213 in Las Vegas, Nevada on July 8. That is a fight fans are surely thrilled about seeing and as of now, it isn’t headlining or even the co-main event of the pay-per-view card. UFC bantamweight champion...

Apr 30, 2017 8:48 am

Three extremely underrated fights on the May MMA calendar

There a lot of big fights on the MMA horizon. Stipe Miocic and Junior Dos Santos will rematch for heavyweight gold in the main event of UFC 211 this May 13. On the same night, Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to defend her UFC strawweight title for a fifth time against the dangerous Jessica Andrade, while...

Apr 28, 2017 11:01 am

Mark Hunt a bit disturbed by his action figure with man boobs and penis on display

Mark Hunt has been a notable figure in the world of combat sports for a quite some time. With his many fights in K-1 Kickboxing championships and PRIDE in Japan, “The Super Samoan” has a big Japanese fan base. As a combat sports figure, there are lots of merchandise opportunities that companies seek and there...

Apr 25, 2017 8:25 am

Rizin FF sends message to furious Al Iaquinta regarding boos after KO win

This past weekend in Nashville, Tennessee, UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta returned to the Octagon after nearly a 2-year hiatus from the Octagon. In 2015, Iaquinta quickly climbed the UFC lightweight rankings, as he went on an impressive 4-fight win streak. Iaquinta was fresh off a submission loss to Mitch Clarke in 2014, when he picked...

Apr 18, 2017 11:55 am

If Jon Jones takes a tune-up fight, he only has one legitimate option for an opponent

Last night, UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN that, if former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones is ready in time for UFC 214, which is scheduled for July 29, he will fight reigning champion Daniel Cormier for the title on the card. Shortly thereafter, White elaborated that, if Jones feels he won’t be ready...

Apr 16, 2017 6:58 am

VIDEO | UFC veteran Daron Cruickshank gets brutally face-plant KO’d in Rizin FF ring

Though UFC on Fox 24, which was highlighted by emphatic wins from Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, Rose Namajunas and Robert Whittaker, dominated the attention of MMA fans on Saturday night, it was not the only major MMA show on the calendar. Shortly after the UFC on Fox action wore down in Kansas City, Missouri, Nobuyuki...

Apr 15, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | ‘Krazy Horse’ Charles Bennett gets brutally KOd by flying knee

Krazy Horse was KTFO at Mas in China pic.twitter.com/U4opRuvw4j — Sayat 萨亚特 (@sayatmma) April 15, 2017 Charles Bennett, also known as ‘Krazy Horse’ has become somewhat of a legend in the mixed martial arts world. Over the course of his eighteen year professional MMA career. Bennett, a Pride FC veteran known for his thrilling fight...

Apr 5, 2017 1:43 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 27 // Heath Herring | Colby Covington

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring and Colby Covington! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off tonight with “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring @TheHeathHerring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on April 16th....

Apr 4, 2017 1:30 pm

Gegard Mousasi blasts UFC for pay structure

UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi is one of the most experienced fighters in the UFC. With 49 professional MMA fights, Mousasi has compiled an impressive 41-6 record over the course of his fourteen year professional career, which saw him fight for numerous high-profile promotions such as Pride FC, M-1, Strikeforce, and the UFC to name just...

Apr 3, 2017 5:47 pm

PHOTO | First look at “The Axe Murderer” in Bellator MMA gloves

PHOTO | First look at “The Axe Murderer” in Bellator MMA gloves Former PRIDE champion Wanderlei Silva will return to the cage this summer when he clashes with bitter rival Chael Sonnen at Madison Square Garden in the headlining bout of “Bellator NYC” on June 24. “The Axe Murderer’s” highly anticipated bout with Sonnen will...

Apr 3, 2017 10:52 am

Report: Viacom tells Bellator officials to ‘sign every single big name out there’

The last 12 months have been massive ones for Bellator. To recount, the number-two MMA promotion has picked up notable free agents such as: former UFC lightweight champ Benson Henderson, former UFC light heavyweight contender Phil Davis, former UFC heavyweight contender Matt Mitrione, heavyweight veteran Sergei Kharitonov, former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald, Pride legend Wanderlei...

Mar 29, 2017 3:49 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 26 // Heath Herring | Yancy Medeiros | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring, Yancy Medieros, and Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET-Kicking things off tonight we are joined by “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on...

Mar 29, 2017 12:45 pm

Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum trilogy fight in the works for UFC 213

This July the UFC will take over the glimmering combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its now famous International Fight Week. The International Fight Week celebrations will be capped off by UFC 213 on July 8. At the moment, not much is known about this UFC 213 pay-per-view. From the sounds of it,...

Mar 28, 2017 6:23 am

MMA legends Andrei Arlovski, Takanori Gomi to return to the Octagon at UFC Singapore

Two bona fide legends of MMA will be returning to the UFC’s Octagon when the UFC touches down in Singapore on June 17. The first of these fighters is former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski. The second is “The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi – the first and only man to hold the PRIDE lightweight title,...

Mar 24, 2017 4:35 pm

Bellator releases poster for June’s pay-per-view event in New York City

Bellator MMA just released the first poster for their blockbuster pay-per-view event in New York City which takes place June 24 at the historic Madison Square Garden Arena. The event is headlined by a grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva that has been years in the making. Chael Sonnen made his debut with...

Mar 21, 2017 10:02 am

Phil Davis and Ryan Bader hoping to rematch on stacked Bellator 180 card

Earlier this week, we learned that long-time UFC light heavyweight contender and TUF season eight winner Ryan Bader had signed with Bellator MMA. The dangerous light heavyweight talent has wasted no time in attempting to book his first fight with the organization, calling out the light heavyweight champ Phil Davis for a fight at Bellator...

Mar 21, 2017 5:54 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione rebooked as co-headliner for Bellator 180

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Bellator MMA will be heading to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden on June 24. The ever-growing promotion will do so with Bellator 180, a pay-per-view card that will be headlined by a long-awaited light heavyweight showdown between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 20, 2017 2:39 pm

BREAKING! Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva set for June

Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen! The grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen on June 24 in New York City. APNEWS.com first reported the bout According to the report, Bellator MMA will be holding a pay-per-view event in New York City on June 24...