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Jun 25, 2013 11:27 am

Miesha Tate to be Featured in ESPN The Magazine’s “The Body Issue”

The continued growth of women’s mixed martial arts has reached another milestone. Miesha Tate, current UFC fighter and former Strikeforce champion, was recently announced as a featured athlete in the fifth edition of ESPN The Magazine’s “The Body Issue”. Tate’s addition to ESPN The Magazine’s fifth installment of the popular publication bodes well for the...

Jun 21, 2013 10:11 am

Seth Petruzelli announces retirement

Former UFC light heavyweight, Seth Petruzelli (14-8 MMA), has decided to call it a career and hang up the gloves. Petruzelli suffered a one-punch KO loss to former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed Lawal this past Wednesday night at Bellator 96, which more than likely helped prompt his decision. “The Silverback” announced his retirement via Facebook:...

Jun 20, 2013 9:03 am

Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral Retires After Last Nights Bellator Loss

After 16 years, Renato Sobral has hung it up for good. “Babalu” called it a career Wednesday night as he left his gloves in the center of the cage following a third round technical knockout loss to Jacob Noe in the Bellator 96 Summer Series Light Heavyweight Tournament semifinals that took place in Thackerville, Okl....

Jun 19, 2013 6:25 am

Hector Lombard confirms drop to 170, wants Nate Marquardt

Earlier this week, it was rumored that former Bellator middleweight champion Hector Lombard (32-4-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) was considering a drop from 185-pounds to the UFC’s welterweight division. Lombard dominated all of his competition from 2007-2011, going 24-0-1 in that time, which included a lengthy title run with his former employer Bellator MMA. However, Lombard...

Jun 17, 2013 11:01 am

Dana White: Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey ‘hate each other’

Since “The Ultimate Fighter” features both men and women this coming season, it is expected that there will be a lot of drama between the contestants. According to Ultimate Fighting Championship president Dana White, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate are causing majority of the madness this season. “Miesha and Ronda hate...

Jun 15, 2013 7:02 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Preliminary Card Results & Recap

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Tonight fans will see 2 legends in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts do battle when ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans squares off with Dan Henderson, but first we tuned into FX for four preliminary fights. Kicking off the night we have Roland Delorme vs. Edwin Figueroa. After 3 rounds of action...

Jun 15, 2013 1:49 pm

EDITORIAL | The Legend Lives: Dan Henderson Will Forever Be ‘One of a Kind’

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Dan Henderson has become one of the most prolific and accomplished mixed martial artists of all time. His time inside the sport, which began way back in 1997, has spanned over the sports steady, constant evolution and, unlike many fighters that began competing when he did, he is not only still...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...

Jun 13, 2013 1:45 pm

Ronda Rousey promises to hit Miesha Tate’s ‘big target’ nose for Cat Zingano

As you probably know, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) isn’t much of a Miesha Tate (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) fan, even after badly damaging her arm with an armbar and taking her title more than a year ago in the now-defunct Strikeforce promotion. Rousey recently engaged in a Twitter conversation...

Jun 11, 2013 1:13 pm

Vitor Belfort opens up about his use of TRT

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) is nothing less than a legend in the sport of mixed martial arts. He has provided fight fans with some of the most memorable knockouts in MMA’s history. But, with all that said, Vitor has been under a lot of public scrutiny lately in regards to his...

Jun 11, 2013 12:26 pm

Tyron Woodley Has His ‘Swagger On’ For Jake Shields at UFC 161

By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA     Welterweight fighters, Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley, are set to meet this Saturday at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. As fight week has finally arrived, Woodley spoke with The MMA Hour on Monday, saying that he will prove to be a nightmare for the Cesar Gracie fighter in...

Jun 11, 2013 6:12 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Lyle Beerbohm on Receiving his BJJ Black Belt | BJPENN.COM Radio

Strikeforce veteran and recent addition to the World Series of Fighting roster Lyle “Fancy Pants” Beerbohm joined BJPENN.COM Radio on Wednesday, June 4 for an in-depth interview ahead of his scheduled fight with former UFC lightweight Jacob Volkmann on June 14th. A self-proclaimed “top guy”, Beerbohm stated that Volkmann’s issues with opponents who have a...

Jun 11, 2013 5:47 am

Lawyer: Nick Diaz still retired for immediate future

Following his unanimous-decision loss to Georges St. Pierre at UFC 158, former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9 MMA, 7-6 UFC) announced his retirement from mixed martial arts. Shortly thereafter news broke that the Stockton native was getting into the MMA promoting business in North California. Today Diaz’s lawyer Jonathan Tweedale spoke to Ariel Helwani about...

Jun 11, 2013 5:32 am

Tickets For UFC on Fox Sports 1 2: Condit vs. Kampmann II On Sale This Week

Former interim UFC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (28-7, fighting out of Albuquerque, N.M.) returns to the Octagon® to face top contender Martin Kampmann (20-6, fighting out of Las Vegas, Nev.) on Wednesday, August 28 at Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Ind. The two previously met in 2009, with Kampmann earning a razor-thin split decision. Now...

Jun 11, 2013 5:27 am

Ray Sefo To Return to MMA at WSOF 4

  By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   World Series of Fighting President, Ray Sefo, announced Monday that he will be fighting for the promotion in its next set of fights at WSOF 4.   Sefo spoke on The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani, and he announced that he would be returning to action on the WSOF...

Jun 10, 2013 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE | (Part 2) TJ Grant on Fight With Henderson: “I’m Going to Hit Benson Really, Really, Really Hard” | BJPenn.com Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on BJPenn.com Radio our boys George and Pedro welcomed on newly-named number one UFC lightweight contender, TJ Grant. Grant, who is fresh off of the heels of his knock-out performance over Gray Maynard, is now officially set to face UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson at UFC 164 on August 31st. TJ has been a long-time guest and...

Jun 8, 2013 9:45 am

Couture: Banning Me From My Sons Corner Was Over The Line

For an MMA Legend like Randy Couture, watching your son enter the UFC’s Octagon for the first time and follow in your footsteps has to be a crowning moment. Ryan Couture, a Strikeforce veteran, made the merge to the UFC a couple of months back and he was forced to do so without his longtime...

Jun 7, 2013 4:43 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10 Fight Predictions with BJPenn.com’s Jake Chastain

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Here we go again, fight fans! Another huge night of UFC fights goes down Saturday, June 8th in Brazil as Antonio ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira takes on Fabricio Werdum in the main-event of this talent-rich UFC on FUEL TV 10 card. Although many of the fighters may be fairly unknown to the mainstream...