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Aug 10, 2015 10:15 am

Trigg: ‘Even in my prime, there’s no way I’d survive in today’s UFC’

It happens in almost every sport; A star from yesteryear looks at the current talent pool and claims he would still have what it took to be on top. Every now and then, though, you have a realist who isn’t afraid to shy away from the truth. A two time welterweight world champion, Frank Trigg...

Aug 7, 2015 4:00 am

Bas Rutten Details The Time He Broke A Man’s Shin In Half

[ooyala code=”UwaGZzdjqL-mHVP_V622hjl3ng77cneI” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC hall-of-famer Bas Rutten details the time he broke a man’s shin in half, and learned the dangers of submissions in the process. Rutten, a former UFC heavyweight champion, was inducted into the UFC Hall-Of-Fame in July, 2015 alongside Matt Hughes, Frank Trigg, BJ Penn, and Jeff Blatnick....

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Aug 2, 2015 12:00 pm

Dana White: Big Nog agreed to retire after UFC 190 loss

“UFC 190” may have been the last time Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira stepped into the octagon. Nogueira clearly isn’t the fighter he used to be during his PRIDE days, and his performance against Stefan Struve reflected that on Saturday night. The judges of Brazil rewarded “Skyscraper” the easy unanimous decision victory, but “Big Nog” still...


Jul 31, 2015 1:20 pm

Tyron Woodley — ‘The UFC’s Welterweight Division Is Full Of Killers’

BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage gets into a one-on-one with top UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley. Woodley, who is expected to fight former UFC Champion Johny Hendricks in the coming months, breaks down the UFC’s welterweight division, his weird win over Carlos Condit, and more. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC!...

Jul 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

Jul 30, 2015 7:09 pm

Anthony Johnson is now fighting Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191

Anthony Johnson vs. Jan Blachowicz is no longer happening. The good news for fight fans is that “Rumble” will still be fighting at September’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas and against fellow knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. UFC officials announced the news today adding that Manuwa was recently cleared to resume training so they opted...

Jul 30, 2015 2:01 pm

Dodson: ‘Jon Jones Is More Miley Cyrus, Less Hannah Montana’

  “He just wasn’t the perfect angel that everyone thought he was to be. You guys keep on thinking that he’s supposed to be like Hannah Montana, but really he was Miley Cyrus.” UFC flyweight John Dodson talked to the media in LA on Wednesday and his teammate, Jon Jones, of course came up in...

Jul 30, 2015 12:14 pm

REPLAY! Stud Show Radio Ep. #81 Ft. Joseph Benavidez

Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) is a biweekly MMA podcast that airs Tuesday and Thursday right here on BJPENN.COM. The show features hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy talking to callers and guests about all the latest stories in MMA and beyond.  Guests from Team Alpha Male appear on...

Jul 30, 2015 11:42 am

Shields Opens As Favorite Over Champion Palhares Ahead Of WSOF 22

With just a few days to go until WSOF 22 goes down, on Saturday night, early betting lines have come out and revealed that Jake Shields is the early favorite at -175, with champion Rousimar Palhares as the +135 underdog. It’s not that big of a surprise though, Shields does have wins over Dan Henderson...

Jul 30, 2015 11:27 am

Jon Fitch vs. Yushin Okami Set To Headline WSOF 24

According to sources close to the situation, welterweights Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami will face off in the main event of WSOF 24, which is scheduled to take place Oct. 17 at Foxwoods Resort and Casino Also expected on the card is a light heavyweight fight between Vinny Magalhaes and Matt Hamill. And that’s not...

Jul 30, 2015 6:49 am

Ruslan Magomedov vs. Shawn Jordan set for UFC 192

A heavyweight bout between Ruslan Magomedov and Shawn Jordan is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today via the Houston Chronicle. Shawn Jordan (18-6 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to four in a row when he squares off with Magomedov in Texas....

Jul 30, 2015 6:41 am

Rousey And Correia Engage In One Of The Most Intense Staredowns––EVER!

Not exactly #FriendshipDay in Rio #UFC190: Rousey vs Correia Saturday at 10/7pm ETPT live on Pay-Per-View A video posted by ufc (@ufc) on Jul 30, 2015 at 11:02am PDT Check out the staredown between Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia at media day for UFC 190!! BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother...

Jul 30, 2015 6:17 am

Rousey: ‘The Belt Will Stay In Brazil’

“Bethe did have one thing right. She said that the Brazilian people deserve to have the belt left here. So I’ve decided that after I win it, I’m going to make sure that when I have the belt, I don’t take it home with me. I’m going to give it and make sure that it...

Jul 30, 2015 6:09 am

COACH: Miesha Tate’s ‘Much Better’ Than Last Rousey Fight

“[Tate]’s much better. I mean, we’ve worked very hard at adding on a deeper level of striking. Her hands are getting better and better and better. We’re adding kicks in a little bit more. Her wrestling is getting better, and we keep continuing to work on her judo. She’s a confident professional, both her and...

Jul 30, 2015 6:02 am

‘Stitch’ Duran On Dana’s Recent Comments: ‘He Has No Clue’

“I don’t know, maybe I’m jabbing a bit too hard and he has to come back with something. But, that’s not much of a counter-punch. He says we have 10 cutmen (in UFC). But let me correct that. In the United States, we have 13 cutmen. In Europe there is four or five, in Brazil...

Jul 30, 2015 5:47 am

Ronda Rousey Pays Touching Tribute To Her Father

UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will face Bethe Correia at this Saturday’s UFC 190. The fight is of course important to the champ, but this one might carry a little more motivation with it. Leading up to the fight Correia said some comments that were definitely in bad taste. She said she hoped Rousey didn’t...

Jul 30, 2015 5:38 am

UFC on FOX 16 Pulls In Average Of 2.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 16, which took place in Chicago and featured a main event between TJ Dillashaw and Renan Barao for the bantamweight championship. The event brought in a good amount of viewers, averaging 2.8 million for the duration of the broadcast. via UFC press release: The exciting championship rematch at FOX UFC...

Jul 30, 2015 5:29 am

Bellator Adds Four Fights To ‘Guillard vs. Girtz’ Event

Bellator 141, which will feature former UFC lightweight Melvin Guillard’s promotional debut, has added four new bouts to the fight card. Bellator 141 goes down on Aug. 28 and here are the four new fights added to the preliminary portion of the card, via a Bellator press release: The preliminary portion of the “Bellator 141:...

Jul 30, 2015 5:16 am

Mystic Mac Predicts Rousey Would Throw Him On His Head

UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor recently appeared on SI NOW and dished on a wide array of topics. One of those? Ronda Rousey. McGregor dished on Rousey and had nothing but great things to say about the UFC bantamweight champion. Check it out! “I swear on my life her back muscles were the most...

Jul 30, 2015 4:50 am

UFC Releases Statement On Wanderlei Lawsuit

Wanderlei Silva done messed up. The MMA legend, who has resorted to calling out the UFC every chance he gets on social media is now looking at a legal battle with the promotion. Yes, the UFC is going after Silva for his comments, specifically regarding the statement he made about them fixing fights. In a...

Jul 30, 2015 4:50 am

Cormier on Rousey: ‘She’s ahead of her time’

‘Daniel Cormier talks about Ronda Rousey’s dominance during his appearance on America’s Pregame.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING! – MUST WATCH!

Jul 30, 2015 4:42 am

UFC 190: Open Workout Highlights

‘Main event stars Ronda Rousey and Bethe Correia were joined at UFC 190 Open Workouts by Shogun Rua, Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, Stefan Struve and Minotauro Nogueira. All six fighters put on a show and then spoke to UFC correspondent Megan Olivi.’ BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk Fighting… Eachother — EPIC! – AMAZING!...

Jul 30, 2015 4:15 am

Andrei Arlovski Vs. Frank Mir Eyed For UFC 191

Talk about a blast from the past. A fight between UFC heavyweights Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir is being targeted for UFC 191, which takes place on Sept. 5. According to UFC Tonight, the UFC is looking to put that fight together, but as of yet, nothing has been made official. Both fighters are on...

Jul 30, 2015 4:05 am

Alistair Overeem Will Not Fight At UFC 191, Wants To Wait For Dos Santos

Looks like UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem really wants that fight with Junior Dos Santos. Revealed on last night’s UFC Tonight, Overeem has decided not to fight at UFC 191, in Sept., and will instead wait for a matchup with the former UFC champion. There were apparently talks to get Overeem on the UFC 191 card,...

Jul 30, 2015 1:14 am

In Case You Forgot! Aldo Shows Who The Real King Is

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been sort of out of the spot light recently. Seems like he’s ready to come back into the light and what’s the first thing he did? Remind people who the real champ is. Conor McGregor has been posting pictures with his new interim belt and looks like Aldo had...