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Dec 13, 2013 11:35 am

UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St-Pierre Vacates Title

During a conference call Friday, UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he will vacate his belt.  Following his last fight, a split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks that sparked a significant controversy, St-Pierre had announced that he would be taking time off for personal reasons.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Long-standing UFC welterweight champion Georges...

Dec 12, 2013 3:52 pm

BJPENN.COM: Quick Hits (Anderson Silva: Underdog or Favorite?)

After months and months of figuring out how to tackle a proper format for an article like this, we here at BJPENN.COM are excited to welcome you to the first edition of ‘Quick Hits’. Inspired by roundtable discussions and television shows like ESPN’s Around the Horn, ‘Quick Hits’ will tackle some of the biggest and...

Dec 11, 2013 11:16 am

White Nixes Hunt vs. Bigfoot Rematch Talk

Many have called last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 33 main event the best heavyweight fight of all-time, including UFC boss Dana White. However, that accolade will not be enough to guarantee the two participants an immediate rematch to settle their five-round draw. The UFC boss took to an interview on Canadian Television to clear the...

Dec 10, 2013 7:49 am

Georges St-Pierre will announce future plans at Friday press conference

Is this the end? Well fight fans, it appears we will all know one way or the other whether UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre, plans on retiring or not. According to TVA Sports, Pierre will hold a press conference in Quebec on Friday (Dec. 13). It’s reported that the champ will address his plans for...

Dec 7, 2013 10:39 am

.gif | Replay: Bigfoot & Hunt’s Epic 5-Round War

In last night’s main event, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Mark Hunt engaged in a literal war spanning the course of their 25-minute bout. It was hard to score, impossible to look away and in the end the fight was scored a draw and is being called a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. If you missed...

Dec 7, 2013 10:27 am

.gif | Replay: Shogun Silences Critics With This K.O. Over Te Huna

In last night’s co-main event former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, made short work of his opponent James Te Huna. Te Huna was actually billed as the betting favorite, but it only took 1-minute for ‘Shogun’ to hit his switch and turn the Australian’s lights off. Check it: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:15 am

.gif | Replay: Soa Palelei Takes Out Pat Barry In Brutal KO

Last night during the UFC Fight night 33 main card, Soa Palelei took out longtime UFC veteran Pat Barry with a brutal assault of ground and pound that made Pat go to sleep. If you missed the action, below are some replays. (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:10 am

.gif | Replay: Ryan Bader Man Handles Anthony Perosh

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 33 event, Ryan Bader looked to return to his winning ways and did so with sheer and utter dominance over Australia’s own Anthony Perosh. If you missed the bout here are some highlights: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:00 am

.gif | Replay: Highlights From Julie Kedzie’s Retirement Fight

Female fighting standout, Julie Kedzie, took to the cage for the last time Friday night when she dropped a split-decision to UFC newcomer, Bethe Correia. If you missed her fight, check out the highlights below: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Replay: Nam Phan vs Takeya Mizugaki Highlights

Last night in Australia a bantamweight bout between Nam Phan and Takeya Mizugaki almost stole the show. Had it not been for Hunt vs. Bigfoot, this fight would have easily garnered ‘Fight of the Night’ honors. Check out some of the action below: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 5, 2013 8:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown talks upcoming fight with Condit and more

By Evan Stoumbelis Recently I was fortunate enough to interview top welterweight contender Matt “The Immortal” Brown on his upcoming fight with Carlos Condit, GSP vs. Hendricks, how he got his start in the sport and more. As always, Matt’s responses are italicized. How is training for the Condit fight going?: So far so good...

Dec 3, 2013 8:48 am

Three MMA Fighters Make Yahoo’s ‘Most Searched Athletes Of 2013’

Well… color me surprised – it seems that people are still interested in Tito Ortiz. A total of three MMA fighters made the list for Yahoo’s 10 most-searched athletes in 2013: Tito Ortiz, Ronda Rousey, and Gina Carano (yes, she’s apparently still an athlete). Ronda (ranked 5th) was the highest-placed fighter to make the top 10, with...

Dec 3, 2013 8:13 am

Despite Reports Dana White Denies Apologizing To Georges St. Pierre

And the saga continues. UFC President Dana White, who had harsh words for Georges St. Pierre after St. Pierre decided he would take some time away from the sport, now denies ever having apologized to the champion for his comments. St. Pierre’s long time mentor Krostof Midoux claimed that after the comments, White called St....

Dec 2, 2013 11:39 am

Firas Zahabi Says St-Pierre’s Return is 50/50

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he will be taking some time off from the sport of mixed martial arts after his most recent title defense against Johny Hendricks at UFC 167.  The announcement left many fans – along with Hendricks and UFC President Dana White – confused and demanding that St-Pierre fight Hendricks...

Dec 2, 2013 10:29 am

.gif | Maximo Blanco’s Illegal Knee That Broke Akira’s Nose In Five Places

During last weekend’s TUF 18 Finale event Maximo Blanco was disqualified for landing a fight ending illegal knee that put his opponent, Akira Corassani, in the hospital with a concussion and a broken nose. If you missed the fight, which aired on Fox Sports 1, you can catch the infraction in the animated .gif’s below....

Nov 29, 2013 10:38 am

Cain Velasquez Opens Up As Betting Favorite Over Jon Jones In Super Fight

That’s right fight fans. You can now bet on the potential super fight between Cain Velasquez and Jon Jones. While this bout has yet to be booked, UFC light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones has increasingly discussed the potential move to heavyweight in the coming year. And with the Silva vs. Jones and/or Silva vs. GSP super...

Nov 27, 2013 9:17 am

Ratings report: Bellator 109 draws strong numbers

Bellator wrapped up it’s ninth season last weekend in Bethlehem, Pennsylvania, with ‘Bellator 109’ which was headlined by a middleweight title fight that saw Andrew Shlemenko stop Doug “Rhino” Marshall in the first-round to reclaim the middleweight strap. According to a report from MMAFighting’s Dave Meltzer, the event did the third-best numbers of the season...

Nov 27, 2013 7:53 am

CSAC Executive Officer Calls For Change In MMA Judging In Open Letter

  Early yesterday evening, California State Athletic Commission Executive Officer, Andy Foster made an open letter to the mma judging system. This tactful and thought-provoking letter comes at a time where major fighters and major fights fare being talked about more for the “injustice” in scoring than for the spectacular display of talent and agility...

Nov 26, 2013 9:00 am

Late Night Cage Side Radio Ep 32 Replay With Renzo Gracie, John Howard and Jessamyn Duke

Another great episode from the crew of Late Night Cage Side Radio powered by BJPENN.com is in the books. Renzo Gracie joined the show to discuss a plethora of subjects. including two of his most popular students; Georges St. Pierre and Chris Weidman. The legendary BJJ master gave his knowledgable insight on the controversial title...

Nov 25, 2013 10:14 am

Kennedy Thinks Zahabi, Not Greg Jackson, Is Making Fighters Boring

As a UFC and MMA fan, when I read articles or watch videos about certain fighters, I always notice that glowing in the comments sections, are the heavy criticisms about a certain fighters style. Since we are currently in the season of talking about GSP, he can be the first example. If you aren’t a...

Nov 23, 2013 11:22 am

Johny Hendricks Has VERY Harsh Words For Georges St. Pierre

Even though a week has passed since Georges St. Pierre defended his title against Johny Hendricks in a controversial split decision victory, fans and Hendricks alike are still reeling from the decision. UFC President Dana White had harsh words for the judges who scored the fight, and said he is “f***** scared to come back...

Nov 23, 2013 10:45 am

UFC 167 Pulls In Second Best U.S. Gate Of All Time

Georges St. Pierre has always been at the top of the list of PPV draws, so it was no surprise that a live event featuring St. Pierre against Johny Hendricks, arguably his greatest challenge to date, would pull in a large crowd. UFC 167 in Las Vegas ended up being the second largest U.S. UFC...

Nov 21, 2013 11:18 am

Dana White: ‘I have no power whatsoever over the commission’

UFC president Dana White clarifies his views about the Nevada Athletic Commission after naming GSP the winner in his bout vs. Johny Hendricks. “One thing that I wanted everybody to understand that night – because people don’t understand – I wanted to make it absolutely clear that we in no way, shape, or form have...

Nov 21, 2013 11:11 am

Georges St-Pierre Recovers Stolen Range Rover

  UFC Welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is enjoying a well-deserved vacation at the moment, soaking in the sun and presumably attempting to calm his overstressed mind. And although he’s undoubtedly going to have a lot of issues to deal with when he arrives back in Montreal, finding his previously stolen Range Rover won’t be one...

Nov 21, 2013 8:30 am

Dana White Explains Why Georges St. Pierre Owes The UFC More Fights

Although UFC President Dana White seemed to change his tune after irately criticizing Georges St. Pierre after St. Pierre spoke of walking away from the sport, it seems as though his comments still stand. White went on “UFC Tonight” and said “here’s the reality: Georges St-Pierre took almost a year and a half off and...