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Sep 17, 2017 3:44 pm

Manager drops big hints about Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza’s return

Dangerous Brazilian middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has not been seen in the cage since April, when he was smashed to a second round TKO by new UFC interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. While nothing is official just yet, it sounds like that could change very soon. Speaking to MMAFighting.com, Jacare’s manager Gilberto Faria explained that...

Sep 17, 2017 1:59 pm

Mike Perry sets his sights on a former champion, but Thiago Alves has other plans

If things had gone according to the initial plan, rising welterweight knockout artist “Platinum” Mike Perry would have battled former UFC welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves in the co-main event of the UFC’s exciting stop in Pittsburgh last night. Regrettably, Alves opted to sit this fight out, worrying for his family in Florida as the...

Sep 14, 2017 11:13 am

This week with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – The Easiest Triangle in History

Last week Dr.Pete was able to get in some 1 on 1 time with world famous BJJ champion Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in Torrance, California. In last weeks video Rener Gracie touched on how critical it is to establish and manage posture control of your opponent. “Whoever owns the posture in the closed guard,...

Sep 14, 2017 8:00 am

Another notable MMA fighter is headed to the boxing ring

UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s headline-dominating August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather Jr. seems to have sparked a mass exodus of MMA fighters to the boxing ring. MMA fighters testing their hands in the ring is not a new phenomenon, of course, but the trend seems to have been thrust into overdrive in the...

Sep 13, 2017 3:46 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 49 // Mike Perry | Colby Covington

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined the always entertaining “Platinum” Mike Perry. As UFC Fight Night Pittsburgh is just days away, we caught up with the welterweight slugger earlier in the week to preview his fight...

Sep 12, 2017 1:57 pm

VIDEO | Fighter attacks referee for not stopping fight after tapping out

Emotions run high in competition but competitors need to keep their composure and remain professional if they want to continue in their sport. Here, we take a look at this incident that took place over the weekend at Aggrelin 19 in Munich, Germany where things got a bit out of hand. Austrian MMA Fighter Wilhelm...

Sep 12, 2017 9:13 am

Learn, Teach, Heal with Dr. Pete: Rener Gracie – Closed Guard Posture Control

This week, Dr. Pete hit the mats with Rener Gracie at Gracie Academy in sun-soaked Torrance, California. Rener Gracie is the grandson of Brazilian jiu jitsu co founder Helio Gracie, and the son of UFC co creator Rorion Gracie. As the head instructor at the Gracie Jiu-Jitsu Academy, and the co-creator of Gracie University, he...

Sep 10, 2017 6:08 am

The MMA community reacts to Rafael dos Anjos’ blowout win over Neil Magny

Last night, the UFC touched down in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215. In the co-main event of this anticipated card, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos took his second fight at welterweight, this time battling long-time contender Neil Magny. Though Magny towered over Dos Anjos, the former lightweight champ made this one look...

Sep 7, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Diego Brandao explains chaotic fight in Russia against Akhmed Aliev

The Fight Nights Global 73 main event in Russia between Diego Brandao and Akhmed Aliev had one of the strangest endings in mixed martial arts. Brandao lost by TKO after jumping out of the cage in the second round after both opponents threw illegal strikes. Brandao spoke with MMA Fighting about the controversial contest with...

Sep 5, 2017 9:04 pm

Cub Swanson targeting end of the year return, open to a rematch with Jose Aldo

Perennial UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson (25-7 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four fight win streak and is on the cusp of earning a shot at the promotions coveted featherweight title. Swanson was last seen in action this past April in the main event of UFC Fight Night 108 where he scored a unanimous...

Sep 5, 2017 6:29 am

Fabricio Werdum refuses to judge Junior Dos Santos, says USADA is “too strict.”

Initially, this weekend’s UFC 215 card included a dynamite heavyweight scrap between former champion Junior Dos Santos and red-hot contender Francis Ngannou. Regrettably, Dos Santos was notified of a potential anti-doping violation by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), and yanked from the card’s lineup as a result. Speaking to Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting.com, one...

Sep 3, 2017 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Can we please have Carlos Condit back in our lives

It has been just over a year since fans were treated to a fight which involved former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit. “The Natural Born Killer” was last seen in action at UFC on FOX 21 in August of 2016, where he suffered a first-round submission loss to Demian Maia. Prior to his scrap...

Sep 1, 2017 9:37 am

BREAKING | Michael Johnson Wants to Fight Jose Aldo at Featherweight

Aside from his first round knockout of Dustin Poirier, Michael Johnson hasn’t had a good track record as of late. Despite only having one win in his last five fights, it’s not like Johnson is a slouch. In his 17 UFC fights at lightweight, he’s beaten the likes of Tony Ferguson, Edson Barboza and Joe...

Aug 30, 2017 6:01 am

Jose Aldo’s head coach praises Conor McGregor

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is one of the biggest Conor McGregor critics out there. Given this, his reaction to McGregor’s 10th-round TKO loss to boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather Jr. wasn’t particularly surprising: 😂😂😂😂😂😂 — Jose Aldo Junior (@josealdojunior) August 27, 2017 Yet Aldo’s dislike of McGregor, which stems from their 2015 battle, which...

Aug 17, 2017 6:42 am

Report: Lyoto Machida to get tough test in October comeback fight

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, who also contended for the title at middleweight, has not been seen in the cage since June of 2015, when he was smashed to a third-round TKO by the ever-dangerous Yoel Romero. The reason for the former champ’s prolonged absence is an unfortunate USADA-administered suspension stemming from his...

Aug 16, 2017 2:20 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 46 // Misha Circunov | Richard Perez

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking off the show tonight we are joined by 9th ranked light-heavyweight, Misha Cirkunov. Following the announcement that Misha will be facing off against Glover Texeira at UFC Fight Night 119 in Sao Paulo, Brazil, we’ll be previewing...

Aug 15, 2017 2:01 pm

Cris Cyborg Vows to Find Holly Holm No Matter How Much She ‘Runs’

After the hard reset of the UFC’s women’s featherweight division, things still don’t seem like there will be smooth sailing moving forward. Technically, there is only one fighter even in the division, that women being the champion Cris Cyborg. Germaine de Randamie gave up her title and ran all the way back to bantamweight, and...

Aug 14, 2017 9:56 am

Bryan Caraway to John Lineker: “you can’t hide forever”

Bryan Caraway hasn’t stepped into the cage since May of 2016. From the sounds of it, he’s eager to change that very soon. On Monday morning, the long-time bantamweight contender, who currently holds the number-6 spot in the official UFC bantamweight rankings, made a call out of brick-fisted Brazilian John Lineker. Caraway made his callout...

Aug 14, 2017 9:02 am

Mark Hunt bashes Fabricio Werdum for turning down fight

Over the weekend, Lowking.pl reported that the UFC’s November 19 return to Sydney, Australia, would be headlined by a heavyweight showdown between Mark Hunt and Marcin Tybura. This report was later confirmed by MMAJunkie.com, and now, it’s been officially announced by the UFC. #UFCSydney: @markhunt1974 vs @MarcinTybura Sunday, Nov 19 | @qudosbankarena 🎫 👉 https://t.co/T3qpToug8G pic.twitter.com/iaTU5w4x2A — UFC...

Aug 11, 2017 9:16 am

Stephen Thompson Defends Woodley’s Smart Performance Against Maia

Stephen Thompson is all healed up and ready to spin kick the top five in the UFC welterweight division, all on a journey to get back to a title shot. Tyron Woodley (18-3-1 MMA) successfully defended his welterweight title at last month’s UFC 214 event in Anaheim, defeating top division contender Demian Maia via unanimous...

Aug 7, 2017 6:00 am

Jose Aldo gives his take on McGregor-Malignaggi beef

In July, we learned that former two-division boxing champ Paulie Malignaggi would be helping UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor prepare for his blockbuster August 26 boxing match with Floyd Mayweather. Unfortunately, things have soured since then, as Malignaggi has abandoned McGregor’s camp, as he feels he’s been portrayed poorly by McGregor and his team. And...

Aug 6, 2017 2:50 pm

Colby Covington challenges Demian Maia while throwing shade at Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight Colby Covington is a rising star in the UFC’s stacked welterweight division. “Chaos” has won four fights in a row, his latest being a lopsided decision victory over highly regarded Korean fighter Dong Hyun Kim. Covington is now looking for a big step up in competition as he issued a challenge to recent...

Aug 6, 2017 2:18 pm

Vitor Belfort responds to Sam Alvey and it is great!

UFC middleweight standout “Smiling” Sam Alvey picked up this biggest win of his mixed martial arts career at last night’s UFC Fight Night 114 event in Mexico City, defeating former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans via split-decision. Following his victory over “Suga”, Alvey proceeded to callout another former UFC champion in Vitor Belfort. Today, “The...

Aug 3, 2017 11:58 am

Mike Perry on Thiago Alves: “I hope he does miss weight!”

On September 16, when the UFC touches down in Pittsburgh, PA, ever entertaining welterweight “Platinum” Mike Perry will step onto the canvas with former welterweight title challenger Thiago Alves. Alves, of course, has long stood out as one of the welterweight division’s most exciting – and dangerous  – fighters. The one knock against the Brazilian star, however,...

Aug 1, 2017 11:58 am

Jose Aldo is up for a No. 1 contender fight with Cub Swanson

Jose Aldo is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. That title now belongs to Hawaii’s Max Holloway who defeated the Brazilian great back in June. Now several months removed from his loss to Holloway, Aldo is beginning to weigh the options for his return to action. Given that Holloway is likely to be taking on...