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Apr 16, 2017 5:56 am

Demetrious Johnson explains why he deserves a seven-figure payday

Last night, in the main event of UFC on Fox 24, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson – also known as “Mighty Mouse” – defended his throne for a whopping 10th consecutive time. He did so with a third-round arm bar induced submission of experienced Brazilian jiu jitsu blackbelt Wilson Reis – a real feat in...

Apr 12, 2017 8:23 pm

BREAKING! Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore

Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore A women’s bantamweight bout between former division champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Bethe Correia will headline UFC Fight Night 111 on June 17 in Singapore. UFC Canada just broke the news on Twitter. BREAKING: @HollyHolm vs. @bethecorreia headlines #UFCSingapore pic.twitter.com/19IqNTQuXQ — UFC...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 10, 2017 8:07 pm

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints

Dana White fires back at Gegard Mousasi for pay complaints Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi extended his current win streak to five in a row by earning a second-round TKO victory over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at this past weekend’s UFC 210 event in Buffalo New York. Gegard, who is now a free...

Apr 10, 2017 1:23 pm

Anthony Johnson defends coach Henri Hooft from Internet trolls

Following Anthony Johnson’s performance against Daniel Cormier in the UFC light heavyweight title rematch at UFC 210, “Rumble” announced his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. With going in with a strange game plan and not listening to his coaches in the opening round, many fans including Johnson’s own corner were scratching their...

Apr 9, 2017 12:24 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Carvalho head kick flattens Melvin Manhoef at Bellator 176

Back in May of 2016, Brazil’s Rafael Carvalho scored a controversial split decision win over Dutch kickboxing specialist Melvin Manhoef, defending the Bellator middleweight strap in the process. Given that many fans and pundits believed Manhoef should have gotten the nod in this fight, Bellator then pencilled the two middleweights in for a rematch –...

Apr 9, 2017 9:59 am

VIDEO l Fighters prove Daniel Cormier’s towel-grab can actually help shed some pounds

https://www.instagram.com/p/BSpIn2xgQD5/ Last night, in the main event of UFC 210, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his crown with a second-round submission of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. As impressive as Cormier’s blowout of Johnson was, however, it was not without controversy. On Friday morning, the 26 fighters competing on the UFC 210 bill were scheduled to...

Apr 2, 2017 11:33 am

VIDEO | BJJ whiz Mackenzie Dern gets tapped out in Rio de Janeiro

Mackenzie Dern is one of the most recognizable names in grappling. Having gone 3-0 in MMA – including a 2016 Submission of the Year contender over Montana Stewart – she’s also becoming one of the biggest names in women’s mixed martial arts. Unfortunately, Dern had a bit of a rough night in Rio De Janeiro,...

Mar 30, 2017 5:33 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg challenges men who say women can’t fight

Cris Cyborg challenges men who say women can’t fight! The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg (17-1 MMA), is making waves in Abu Dhabi this week. Cyborg took to Youtube earlier today where she released the above video showcasing her shadow boxing inside the Brave FC cage in Abu Dhabi while wearing...

Mar 29, 2017 3:49 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 26 // Heath Herring | Yancy Medeiros | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring, Yancy Medieros, and Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET-Kicking things off tonight we are joined by “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on...

Mar 27, 2017 9:19 am

Jose Aldo doubts he’ll ever get to rematch Conor McGregor

This June, in the main event of UFC 212, Jose Aldo will attempt to unify his undisputed featherweight title with the interim featherweight title currently owned by Hawaii’s Max Holloway. It’s an undeniably massive fight for the Brazilian, and one that will require him to be on his A-game. While this bout with Holloway is...

Mar 26, 2017 8:55 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg issues a challenge to Ronda Rousey for WWE tag team match

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, has issued yet another challenge to former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, but this time the stipulations are much different. Cyborg has apparently garnered an interest in professional wrestling, this after recently training moves with TNA & WWE Tough Enough Star Gabriela “Gabi” Castrovinci,...

Mar 26, 2017 8:17 am

Francis Ngannou happy to share his “prey” Fabricio Werdum with Luke Rockhold

Shortly after his thunderous, first-round knockout of Andrei Arlovski, rising heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou issued callouts of three of the division’s top fighters: Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos, and Alistair Overeem. Yet when Ben Rothwell was forced out of a scheduled bout with Brazil’s Fabricio Werdum, leaving Werdum without an opponent, the Brazilian became Ngannou’s primary...

Mar 24, 2017 7:01 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg vacates her Invicta featherweight championship

The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cybrog, has been forced to vacate her Invicta featherweight championship. Cristiane Justino just released the above video on youtube detailing why she has relinquished her Invicta featherweight title. According to Cyborg, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will no longer allow her to compete at 145-pounds with...

Mar 24, 2017 1:19 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo showing vicious leg kicks on heavy bag

Finalizando o treino, com treino de pegada!!👊🏻👊🏻 #reebok #reebokbrasil #usinadecampeos #vitafor #vitafornutrientes #famousburger #sportblock A post shared by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Mar 22, 2017 at 7:52pm PDT UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his first title defense since being promoted to featherweight champion after Conor McGregor vacated the featherweight strap last...

Mar 22, 2017 11:16 am

Wanderlei Silva releases statement on Chael Sonnen fight

MMA legend Wanderlei Silva was set to fight UFC veteran Chael Sonnen nearly three years ago at the TUF Brazil 3 Finale in 2014. Unfortunately, due to a brawl that occurred mid-season, which resulted in Silva injuring his hand, the fight was postponed. Silva then refused to take a random drug test, and was pulled...

Mar 21, 2017 11:23 am

Marc Diakiese and Paul Felder get heated, set up a fight on Twitter

Last weekend, on the undercard of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, undefeated Congolese-British lightweight Marc Diakiese scored a thunderous, first-round knockout over the game Teemu Packalen. Though Diakiese was already considered a prospect, this win thrust him even further into the lightweight limelight. Having emerged as a fighter to watch in the UFC lightweight...

Mar 20, 2017 6:17 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk praises Michelle Waterson, blasts Rose Namajunas

This May, in the co-main event of UFC 211, dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to make the fifth defense of her title against dangerous Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. While Jedrzejczyk’s victory against an opponent of Andrade’s caliber is far from guaranteed, she is already looking ahead to her next challenge as UFC...

Mar 20, 2017 5:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will happily retire if he gets tired of waiting for title shot

The news that the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title will go to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – who has never fought at middleweight before – was most troubling for two men in particular: Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. With Octagon records of 8-0 and 7-1 respectively, Romero and Jacare are far and...

Mar 17, 2017 8:40 am

Jose Aldo hints at “secret” plan for “superfight”

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo may currently be gearing up for his UFC 212 fight with Max Holloway on June 3rd to unify the interim and undisputed featherweight titles, however the UFC veteran has some long term plans of his own. After being knocked out in just 13 seconds by Conor McGregor at UFC 194...

Mar 17, 2017 7:05 am

Vitor Belfort calls out CM Punk for retirement fight

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort suffered his third-straight TKO loss this past weekend in Brazil at the hands of surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum. With that said, “The Phenom” knows that it is almost time to call it a career but he would first like to finish his career on a winning note. Belfort, who...

Mar 15, 2017 12:18 pm

Shogun Rua eyeing title shot, admits he isn’t there

MMA legend Mauricio Shogun Rua has continued to continue his winning ways despite the fact that at 35 years old, and with fifteen professional fights, Rua is one of the most seasoned MMA veterans on the active UFC roster. Despite that, and several 2-fight skids in recent memories, Rua is currently on a 3-fight win...

Mar 15, 2017 10:09 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva to battle Vitaly Minakov in Russia

Despite being a tough 1-6-1 in his last 8 fights, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva shows no signs of slowing down. Some five months removed from his corruption filled loss to Ivan Shtyrkov in Russia’s Titov Boxing Promotion, the Brazilian heavyweight will once again fight in the country, this time against former...