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Aug 23, 2016 8:19 pm

EXCLUSIVE | The man who helped save BJ Penn’s career, Dr. Pete Goldman

While MMA fans are certainly familiar with the legendary career of our very own BJ Penn, many MMA fans may not be familiar with the man who helped save Penn’s career following his UFC 46 win over Matt Hughes which saw him capture the welterweight championship. Unfortunately, Penn was experiencing severe neck pain throughout the...

Mar 17, 2016 2:16 am

Georges St-Pierre talks about ‘the biggest humiliation’ of his life

The mental aspect of fighting is just as important as the physical. Just ask former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. “I became champion, I beat the greatest welterweight in the world back in the day that was Matt Hughes, who seems to be invincible back in the day and I beat him. So now I...

Dec 3, 2015 6:56 pm

Join us TODAY for the UFC Gym BJ Penn 3rd anniversary in Honolulu

This Saturday December 5th is the 3rd anniversary of the UFC GYM BJ Penn in Honolulu Hawaii! To celebrate the occasion, all are welcome to attend the event from 9am-4pm which will include guest appearances from UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes, and our very own BJ Penn. In addition there will be a spider...

Oct 15, 2015 11:06 am

A New Committee Is Born — Rule Changes Coming To MMA?

Sean Wheelock, who used to do play-by-play for Bellator, is now the chairman of a brand new MMA rules and regulations committee. Wheelock, who’s a certified boxing referee, was recently given the position by ABC president Mike Mazzulli. The new committee will discuss and take a look at some of the bigger issues in the...


Oct 9, 2015 6:18 am

WOW! Women In Brazil Are Executing The Slam KO!

Whenever I think of a slam KO a few images come to mind. You have Rampage’s powerbomb slam KO in PRIDE, then you have Matt Hughes’ slam of Carlos Newton. So, the one above isn’t quite as glorious as those two, but it’s technically still a slam KO, according to the referee who stopped the...

Oct 7, 2015 7:52 pm

Uh-Oh! Longtime MMA Manager Likely to Serve Prison Time

Longtime MMA manager Monte Cox could possibly face 3 years in federal prison and a $100,000 fine after he plead guilty to one count of filing a false tax return. Cox, who has worked with Matt Hughes and Tim Sylvia, along with other fighters, did not report as much as he was supposed to when...

Sep 30, 2015 8:20 pm

REPLAY! BJ Penn Calls Out Mike Dolce: ‘Bring Your Best Guy’

On Wednesday’s ‘UFC Tonight’ Hall of Fame fighter and two division champion BJ Penn joined the crew for an interview and ended up issuing a challenge to Mike Dolce. Penn was asked about the whole Dolce situation, from his last fight, and Penn said he was sick of talking about that guy and decided to...

Aug 12, 2015 8:39 am

Bitter? Koscheck Not Happy With UFC’s Recognition Of His Career

Former UFC welterweight and member of TUF season one, Josh Koscheck, didn’t feel great when the UFC didn’t offer him a job with them after his 10 year career with the promotion. He recently talked to Submission Radio about his departure from the MMA promotion and said it was kind of strange the way they...

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:...