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Dec 23, 2014 11:06 am

Coker Silenced, Rampage Talk Off The Table

As the legal battle over Rampage Jackson ensues, Bellator President Scott Coker has been told to leave the talking to the Lawyers. Check it: “I wish I could comment more. The lawyers don’t want us to comment on him right now. It’s going to be in the [legal] process. Once it gets turned over to...

Dec 23, 2014 10:59 am

King Mo Puts Tito Ortiz On Absolute Blast

“He’s a b*tch, too. It won’t happen. He don’t want to fight me. He would fight Stephan Bonnar, but he wouldn’t fight me. He would fight Alexander Shlemenko, who’s really a smaller 185er, but he won’t fight me. I’m hood and ghetto — I’m from the South, so I speak the way I speak. I’m...

Dec 22, 2014 7:50 pm

Aldo: ‘Mendes Could Beat McGregor, Edgar, and Lamas In The Same Night’

Recently, Jose Aldo stated that he would like to fight Conor McGregor next if McGregor defeats Siver in January. Aldo expanded on those statements this week, stating that he thinks Chad Mendes could beat Frankie Edgar, Conor McGregor, and Ricardo Lamas in one night. “I don’t know if McGregor will have credentials to fight for...

Dec 22, 2014 7:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Picks Up 3 New Bouts

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which is set to go down February 22nd from Brazil has picked up 3 new bouts. First up we have Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland. Ponzinibbio is 1-1 in his UFC career, and returned to the win column in September when he scored a TKO win over Wendell...


Dec 22, 2014 4:29 pm

Team Alpha Male Rep: Dillashaw vs. Faber “Highly Unlikely”

With the recent announcement of #1 contender Dominick Cruz out with a torn ACL and no timetable for his return, and then Raphael Assuncao announcing a broken ankle, many fans have been discussing the possibility of a Dillashaw vs. Faber superfight. Dillashaw has previously stated that he would fight his teammate and mentor Faber if...

Dec 22, 2014 4:16 pm

Rampage Jackson Opens Up About His MMA Career

Quentin ‘Rampage’ Jackson has never been one to shy away from giving his honest opinion on things, however it isn’t very often that Rampage goes into detail about his personal life. In this interview, Rampage discusses his contract with the UFC, his former contract with Bellator, and his experiences throughout his lengthy MMA career. “When...

Dec 22, 2014 3:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Raphael Assuncao Announces Broken Ankle

Top ranked UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao broke the news earlier today that he is injured, and will not be competing for an unknown period of time. I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due 2 broken ankle suffered in training I am sorry once again — Raphael Assuncao...

Dec 22, 2014 3:39 pm

REPORT | Monster Nearing Major Deal With UFC

Following Zuffa’s sale of the popular energy drink Xyience, it appears Monster Energy will attempt to fill the gap left by Xyience. MMAJunkie is reporting that several sources close to the deal are saying that Monster is in “advanced negotiations” to become an official sponsor of the UFC, in a deal worth in excess of...

Dec 22, 2014 1:29 pm

BREAKING: Dominick Cruz Tears ACL, No Timetable For Return

Today, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz announced via his Facebook page that he has torn his ACL, this time in his right knee. Post by Dominick Cruz. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) We would like to wish Dominick Cruz the best in this difficult time, and hope to see him back in the...

Dec 22, 2014 11:09 am

Bas Rutten Talks UFC Lawsuit: ‘Of Course Fighters Get Underpaid’

Bas Rutten has been around the fight game for a long time. From his MMA debut in 1993 through winning the UFC championship, and his eventual retirement in 2006, Rutten has seen it all. Now, with his position on Inside MMA, Rutten will likely have to analyze the impending UFC lawsuit. While he hasn’t had...

Dec 22, 2014 10:22 am

Cummins: “Keep Bringing The Hate”

Following Patrick Cummins unanimous decision win over Antonio Carlos Junior, he spoke about what it was like fighting in Brazil, against a Brazilian, and how he overcomes the critics who think he shouldn’t be in the UFC. Brazilian fans, being notorious for being some of the most passionate fans in the world, and chanting hate...

Dec 22, 2014 9:24 am

Greg Jackson: ‘Jones Will Try To Wrestle With Cormier, No Doubt’

Ahead of his UFC 182 bout against Daniel Cormier, there has been much talk of what gameplan Jones will use against an elite level wrestler such as Daniel Cormier. Recently, Jones said that he would look for the takedown against DC, something his head coach Greg Jackson also agrees with. He spoke to MMAFighting. “We’re...

Dec 22, 2014 9:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Rampage Re-Signing With UFC

When it was announced this past weekend that former UFC champion Quinton Rampage Jackson would be re-signing with the UFC, the Twitter-verse went wild, as expected. Fighters, promotional President’s, and former fighters all took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the signing. Check out some of the best reactions: Let us be clear that...

Dec 22, 2014 8:43 am

Glory 19 Set For February 6th In Virginia

Glory World Series has booked their next event for February 6th at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. The show, which was originally set to go down December 19th, will still feature a heavyweight bout between Rico Verhoeven and Errol Zimmerman in a trilogy bout. Verhoeven, the Glory WS champion at heavyweight, is coming off...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 22, 2014 8:20 am

Jones: ‘I’m Going To Be Looking For Takedowns Against DC’

Besides being one of the most impressive, and dominant champions in UFC history, Jon Jones has the unique ability to defeat his opponents where they’re comfortable, and where they’re best. This was most recently seen when Jones defended his title against Glover Teixeira. Leading up to the fight, Teixeira’s inside game was highly touted, leaving...

Dec 22, 2014 8:10 am

WSOF 17 Picks Up Cobb vs. Nunez, Mladenov vs. Taylor

World Series Of Fighting 17 has picked up two new bouts for its January 17th event. The card, which will be headlined by Jake Shields and Brian Foster, now sees Brian Cobb vs. Johnny Nunez, and Kasimir Mladenov vs. Jesse Taylor added to the card. Cobb is 1-1 under the WSOF banner, most recently losing...

Dec 22, 2014 5:01 am

Barao On Gagnon Fight: “I Don’t Think The Fight Was That Hard”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon in dominant fashion as he stopped a very game Mitch Gagnon in the 3rd round with an arm triangle. Barao spoke at the post-fight press conference through a translator to discuss the bout, and how he thought it...

Dec 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Aldo: ‘The UFC and Media should treat fighters better’

There has been much talk recently of fighter pay, and now UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is adding his opinion to the list. He spoke about fighter pay, and why the UFC, as well as the media, need to treat fighters better. “The athlete is not treated like he deserves. We deserve better,. I’m not...

Dec 21, 2014 5:24 pm

Esparza On Winning UFC Belt: “It Felt Like A Dream”

Recently, Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas to become the first ever UFC strawweight champion in a win that Esparza says “felt like a dream.” Going into the bout, many were favoriting Namajunas, who defeated all 3 of her opponents on the show via submission. Esparza spoke to MMAFighting about the win, and why it didn’t...

Dec 21, 2014 5:05 pm

King Mo On UFC Lawsuit: “I Think It’s Great And Can Help Other Fighters”

With the impending UFC lawsuit, fighters have been giving their take on the upcoming suit, discussing their beliefs on both the pros and cons. Most recently, top ranked Bellator MMA light heavyweight King Mo gave his thoughts on the suit to BloodyElbow. “I think it’s great and can help a lot of fighters. Some of...

Dec 21, 2014 2:59 pm

Romero: Tim Kennedy Cheated Too!

When Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy stepped into the Octagon to fight at UFC 178, nobody could have known the bout would become one of the most controversial in modern times. As the second round drew to a close, Kennedy held onto Romero’s glove, and landed some hard shots that left Romero rocked at the...

Dec 21, 2014 2:38 pm

Aldo Welcomes fight with Dillashaw

Recently, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw spoke about the possibility of a superfight against featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the man who has defeated two of his teammates, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. Dillashaw said on an episode of Team Alpha Male Radio: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna...

Dec 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC Prepping Legal Team To Fight Lawsuit

The UFC has begun the lengthy process of interviewing law firms to defend their company against a recently filed lawsuit that could see the UFC paying $100s of millions. According to The American Lawyer, the UFC has begun interviewing law firms to defend them against the suit. Among the list of firms, and lawyers the...

Dec 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been busy this week, as always, booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts, which is set to go down at UFC 184 on February 28th at the Staples Center. Lewis is coming...