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Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 5, 2016 10:02 am

Pic This: Champ Luke Rockhold Congratulates Fellow champ after UFC 195

Luke Rockhold was backstage to congratulate middleweight champ Robbie Lawler after his performance at UFC 195. While I was looking at this Twitter picture I realized one thing that could be a possibility depending on how Luke Rockhold fairs against former champ Chris Weidman on a rematch. Rockhold has granted Weidman a rematch but the...


Jan 5, 2016 12:41 am

Frankie Edgar: ‘For sure, I’m pissed’

Prior to UFC 194 talks of UFC President Dana White saying Frankie Edgar would be next in line for Conor McGregor if McGregor fights at featherweight again, Edgar is still sitting in the dark. The former lightweight champion appeared on the MMA Hour on Monday and spoke about where his mind is as he waits for...

Oct 21, 2015 7:40 am

Ryan Bader’s coach has a bold explanation for title shot snub

Ahead of Ryan Bader’s UFC 192 co-main event fight against Rashad Evans there was much questioning as to whether or not Bader would be granted a title shot given that he was on a 4-fight win streak. Bader went on to decisively win the fight via unanimous decision, extending his win streak to 5 fights,...

Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Why BJ Penn should be listed in the ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame

Our own BJ Penn was featured in an article from Impact Flow titled “These Four Professional Athletes Should Be In The ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame.” The article covered a short list of professional athletes that have uncovered their ability to make a positive difference in the world through their athletic abilities. The article lists...

Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...

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 10, 2015 10:29 am

TJ’s New Trainer Responds To Faber

On Thursday’s episode of Stud Show Radio Urijah Faber talked about TJ Dillashaw’s decision to move to a new team and how the trainer over at Team Elevation has been calling other TAM fighters trying to recruit them. Here’s what he said: “I come to find out later there’s a guy Leister or something like...

Sep 27, 2015 1:51 am

Weird hot tub incident forced a fighter to pull out of RFA show

Mixed martial arts is a bizarre sport where fighters can be forced to pull out of the fight at any moment. Renan Barao passed out while cutting weight which delayed his UFC 177 fight with TJ Dillashaw. Jose Aldo cracked his rib and was forced out of UFC 189. Now, Resurrection Fighting Alliance has one...

Sep 18, 2015 11:01 am

Tate Accuses Rousey Of Ducking Cyborg –– ‘When It Got Serious She Went To 135’

In a recent interview with Kenny Florian and Michael Bisping on UFC Tonight, UFC women’s bantamweight contender and former Strikeforce champion, Miesha Tate, hinted that Ronda Rousey’s drop to 135-pounds was because of Cyborg’s dominance in the featherweight division (145-pounds): “From her whole career it was just 145 and 145 only at the beginning,” said...

Sep 11, 2015 8:38 pm

UFC Exec Tries To Explain Frank Mir Adderall Situation

Yesterday, on Thursday, it was reported that USADA granted UFC heavyweight Frank Mir a therapeutic use exemption for Adderall ahead of his fight with Andrei Arlovski. It was also reported that after that, the Nevada State Athletic Commission then denied that same exemption, before the fight with Arlovski. It’s a little confusing. Now, the UFC’s...

Sep 10, 2015 2:57 pm

Report: USADA Told Frank Mir He Could Use Adderall Before Arlovski Fight

  Following a report that came out on Wednesday about Floyd Mayweather using a banned IV before his fight with Manny Pacquiao, it now seems as though the United States Anti-Doping Agency and the Nevada State Athletic Commission were also at odds over a recent UFC fighter. So a quick rundown of that Mayweather report....

Sep 10, 2015 11:33 am

Floyd Mayweather Jr. Breaks Silence Following ‘Banned IV’ Report

  On Wednesday, a report came out stating that Floyd Mayweather Jr. was caught using a banned IV the day before his fight with Manny Pacquaio. The report stated that USADA officials discovered evidence of an IV being used by Mayweather, but the fight went on and two weeks after USADA revealed that he had...

Sep 9, 2015 6:45 pm

Report: Mayweather Used Banned IV Prior To Pacquiao Fight

  In a very insightful and some what troubling report, it has been revealed that Floyd Mayweather Jr. used an IV after weigh-ins and before his fight with Manny Pacquiao. The issue? Under the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), the use of an IV is banned. As you might know, this will be the case...

Sep 2, 2015 9:30 am

Demetrious Johnson: ‘Rousey vs. Cyborg Fight Is Garbage’

  Everyone has an opinion on the potential super fight between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Invicta FC featherweight champion Cristiane Cyborg, even if they say they don’t, they do. So, when UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson was asked about the fight at a recent media event, to promote this weekend’s UFC 191, DJ...

Aug 25, 2015 10:27 am

WSOF VP: ‘Melvin Guillard Is Sh*t –– He’s The Champ of Tapping Out’

There’s no secret that things didn’t quite work out for former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard during his time with the World Series of Fighting. Guillard missed weight for his WSOF debut. Then he was given a title fight, which he also failed to make weight for. That fight was changed to a non title fight...

Aug 24, 2015 1:30 pm

Frankie Edgar accepts Max Holloway’s challenge, wants to fight in December

New Jersey’s Frankie Edgar sits atop the featherweight division as the only man under champions Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor. Often overlooked by officials, Edgar sure isn’t forgotten when it comes to fighters looking to take a step up in competition. Fifth-ranked featherweight Max Holloway called out “The Answer” to a potential bout in Hawaii....

Aug 16, 2015 8:20 am

WOAH! Cris ‘Cyborg’ towers over 135er Cat Zingano!

Ronda Rousey’s dream fight with Cris “Cyborg” Justino would sell out almost any stadium the UFC decided to put it in, granted the fight ever happens. “Cyborg” is the true powerhouse of the women’s featherweight division in Invicta FC. Just like Rousey has in the UFC, “Cyborg” has destroyed every opponent put in front of...

Aug 13, 2015 6:31 am

Nick Diaz’s NSAC Disciplinary Hearing Now Expected For September

Anderson Silva got handed a lengthy suspension today at his Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. Nick Diaz, not so much. Diaz was originally scheduled to attend the same hearing as Silva, which took place on Thursday. Before the hearing though Diaz’s team filed for another extension due to scheduling reasons regarding his lawyer. The extension...

Aug 12, 2015 7:35 am

Tyron Woodley Explains Why He Wanted Hendricks Fight

After months of lobbying, Tyron Woodley (15-3 MMA) was finally granted his wish to fight former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks (17-3 MMA), as the two men are set to throw down at October’s UFC 192 event in Houston, Texas. “The Chosen One” was a recent guest on “The MMA Hour” where he explained his...

Aug 10, 2015 6:00 pm

Rumor: “Bigfoot” vs. Struve set for UFC Fight Night in Korea

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve are set to collide in a GIANT bout at an upcoming “UFC Fight Night” card in Seoul, South Korea which takes place on November 28, 2015. Anonymous sources informed BJPENN.COM of the bout on Monday evening. Both heavyweights recently picked up major victories in Brazil at “UFC 190”. Antonio...

Aug 9, 2015 8:18 am

Amanda Nunes: I’m Ready for Ronda Rousey

Amanda Nunes put on one of the best performances of her career at “UFC Fight Night 73″ when she disposed of Sara McMann in less than three minutes. Nunes walked into the bout as the underdog but did not let the odds get to her head; she landed a big shot that dazed McMann which...

Aug 3, 2015 2:43 pm

Several MMA fighters call for lifetime ban of Rousimar Palhares

Despite successfully defending his World Series of Fighting Welterweight Championship for the first time, Rousimar Palhares’ stock plummeted overnight due to the controversy surrounding the win. Palhares forced Shields to submit in the third round of the main-event of Saturday’s “WSOF 22” and once again held the submission past the tap. Fighters and fans alike...

Jul 23, 2015 7:35 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired (PT.2)

UFC fighters came out in hordes to support veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Durn, who was fired from the UFC. Duran insists it was because he spoke out about the Reebok deal, stressing that all the cutman lost all their sponsorship money and had zero input on the new vests they wear. There were so many...

Jul 23, 2015 4:57 am

GIRL FIGHT! Tate on Eye — ‘She made herself look dumb’

UFC women’s bantamweight contenders Miesha Tate and Jessica Eye will battle it out in the co-main event of this weekend’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. The pair were originally targeted to fight back in June, but their 135-pound showdown was instead rescheduled to take place this Saturday night. During the pre-fight negotiations, “Evil...