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May 18, 2012 7:15 am

POLL RESULTS | Are You Still A Nick Diaz Fan Following Latest No-Show?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we focused in on last weekend’s BJJ Expo no-show and how that impacted the fan support of popular MMA fighter Nick Diaz. A lot of work and energy went into last weekend’s Expo in Long Beach, California and it was supposed to cap off with a super-fight main...

May 17, 2012 5:32 pm

Johnson And Struve Weigh-In On New UFC 146 Booking | UFC NEWS

Fast-rising heavyweight Lavar Johnson has accepted a UFC 146 showdown with Stefan Struve next Saturday, agreeing to replace an injured Mark Hunt on just nine days’ notice. The UFC 146 main card has completely morphed from when it was originally announced, but it remains the first ever all-heavyweight card in UFC history. Johnson is coming...

May 17, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | TheSHOOT! – Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

“The Shoot!” is back with this special feature on Josh Thomson. Josh fights Gilbert Melendez on Showtime this Saturday for the Strikeforce lightweight title.

May 16, 2012 9:00 am

Fedor Hints At Retirement | MMA NEWS

Recently, Fedor Emelianenko has received a lot of criticism for taking fights with second-rate opponents that fans think have no business stepping in the ring with The Last Emperor Such is the case with his next opponent, former UFC Heavyweight champion, Pedro Rizzo. The two veteran fighters will meet in Fedor’s home country of Russia...

May 15, 2012 9:57 am

Cain on Bigfoot: "I feel like I can step in there with anybody right now"

  It seems that over the last few years the UFC heavyweights have replaced the light heavyweights as the organizations most contested division. Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has now defended his title a total of 3 times while the Heavyweight title continues to change hands as Junior “Cigano” Dos Santos knocked out Cain Velasquez...

May 15, 2012 7:40 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns With Lauzon, King Mo & Rousey Live At 1PM ET

We are rolling right along with the newest offering here at BJPENN.COM. “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 5 is set to air Todayat 1p.m. ET with your hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. Stopping by the show today will by UFC lightweight fighter and longtime BJPENN.COM friend, Joe Lauzon. We also have former Strikeforce champ and newly...

May 12, 2012 10:28 am

Just Scrap Radio | Heartthrob Devon Sawa of The Philly Kid Talks Movie and MMA

Heartthrob Devon Sawa  appeared in lead roles in the films Little Giants, Casper, Now and Then, Wild America, Idle Hands, and Final Destination. He portrayed the role of Stan in an Eminem music video “Stan” alongside singer Dido who played Stan’s girlfriend. Then, became a voice actor, portraying the voice of Flash Thompson in Spiderman: The New Animated Series....

May 11, 2012 7:23 am

Josh Thomson Suffers Knee Injury | Fight With Gilbert Melendez in Jeopardy

By Evan Stoumbelis According to reports former Strikeforce Lightweight champion Josh Thomson has suffered a torn PCL, (Posterior Cruciate Ligament) which is one of 4 major ligaments in the knee. With the recent news of his injury, his upcoming title fight with Gilbert Melendez is now in question. Below are tweets posted by Guerilla journalist...

May 11, 2012 7:17 am

PHOTO | King Mo With Bellator and TNA Executives

It was announced yesterday that former Strikeforce champion “King Mo” inked a dual promotional deal with Bellator Fighting Championship and TNA wrestling. The new partnership is the first of its kind and Mo made an appearance on Spike TV last night with his two new bosses.

May 10, 2012 8:03 am

Cruz explains ACL Injury Denies Rousey Rumors

You may have heard that the UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominic Cruz is out of UFC 148 with a blown ACL. Cruz was set to face rival Urijah Faber for the 135-pound strap on the same card as Sonnen vs Silva II in Las Vegas. With the UFC scrambling to find Faber another opponent for July...

May 9, 2012 11:32 pm

Video | Full Countdown Braulio Estima

The inaugural World Jiu Jitsu Expo on May 12, 2012 will be hosted at the Long Beach Convention Center.  Braulio Estima explains he was already planning to be a part of the first ever Jiu Jitsu Expo then the opportunity to compete against  Strikeforce Welterweight Champion and UFC 170-pound title contender, Nick Diaz arose and he was up...

May 9, 2012 3:09 pm

Ronda Rousey Fires Back At Sarah Kaufman

By Jonathan Kirschner The talks about a date for Ronda Rousey’s first title defense against Sarah Kaufman started yesterday, but the two have been exchanging heated words on Twitter since last week. Ronda Rousey is known for being brutal in the cage, and brutally honest on Twitter. She has a history for being outspoken and...

May 9, 2012 8:50 am

VIDEO: Tim Kennedy’s Secret Training Regimen

In this video Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy shows us one of his most important secrets to training at such a high level. This is yet another video in which Kennedy gives us all some comedic relief, sporting what appears to be a Geisha robe, and a Katana, while his personal band serenades him with workout...

May 9, 2012 8:48 am

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3| The Ernie Reyes Jr. Interview

Ernie Reyes Jr. finally made his way on the airwaves of Scrap Radio.  Guest Ernie Reyes Jr. played a prince in the 1985 production, Red Sonja. In that movie, he shared the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Brigitte Nielsen. During this time, he also had his own television series Sidekicks, a spin-off of the original Walt Disney one-time special, The Last Electric Knight, alongside...

May 8, 2012 2:05 pm

Exclusive | Luke Rockhold on Thomson's keys to winning; Melendez's #1 status

Josh Thomson is in the final stages of preparation for his trilogy sealing fight with Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez. In the first fight Josh made all the right moves and was victorious – only to fall short in their second bout via a disappointing decision loss. On Strikeforce’s May 19 card headlined by teammate...

May 8, 2012 7:24 am

Penn Discusses Melendez Fight Offer; Return to Octagon

By Adam Conklin: BJ Penn has been on the fence lately about returning to the UFC and has most recently expressed interest in joining the 170 pound weight division if he was to return at all. Here, in an interview with The MMA Hour, and brought to us by MMAmania.com, Penn talks about his discussions...

May 8, 2012 6:16 am

Jon Jones vs Dan Henderson In The Works For Labor Day Weekend

By: Chris Taylor: Yesterday, UFC president Dana White confirmed that the organization was targeting an early September date for the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s next title defense, likely on Labor Day weekend (September 1st). With UFC 150 set for August 11th at the Pepsi Center in Denver and UFC 152 slated for September 22nd in...

May 7, 2012 10:40 am

Exclusive | Rich Franklin talks Le, Anderson, Sonnen, and more

Rich Franklin is an MMA legend there is no doubt about that. He has fought in the UFC for most of his MMA career, and his a former UFC Middleweight Champion. After losing to Anderson Silva twice he made the jump up to the light heavyweight division, but Rich recently made the decision to return...

May 7, 2012 10:34 am

Exclusive | Josh Thomson Not Impressed With Jones vs. Evans

Josh Thomson faces Gilbert Melendez on May  19 in a rubber match for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. The fight has a lot of hype surrounding it because both fighters are ranked in in the top 10 of all credible MMA polling sources. Thomson has never been one to buy in to the hype of any...

May 7, 2012 10:29 am

Exclusive| Joey "The Mexicutioner" Beltran Talks 205 Debut Wants Back In UFC

Joey “The Mexcutioner” Beltran faced former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson on January 28, 2012 at UFC on Fox:  Evans vs Davis where he lost via KO in the first round. Following the loss, Beltran was released from the promotion.  After being released, Beltran said he will be dropping down to compete in the light heavyweight division division.  He officially...

May 4, 2012 2:54 pm

Exclusive | Mike Kyle talks Feijao; Dropping to middleweight to fight Silva

Mike Kyle (19-8-1) is the closest he has ever been to the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship right now. On May 19, Kyle will rematch former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante also known as “Feijao”. In their first outing Kyle knocked Feijao out in June of 2009. Cavalcante went on to win the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Jake Shields Ready To "Dominate" The UFC's Middleweight Division | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, August 11 live on Pay-Per-View for millions of viewers around the world, Jake Shields will return to the Octagon and to the UFC’s middleweight division against the top ranked 185-pounder Ed “Short Fuse” Herman. “I’m excited to move back up to the middleweight and to start dominating the division,” said Shields. “There’s a...

May 3, 2012 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier "I'm A Fighter" Promo | MMA NEWS

Watch a profile of Strikeforce fighter Daniel Cormier, the Olympic gold medalist who fought his way to the top of mixed martial arts. Cormier takes on Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce World Grand Prix final on Saturday, May 19th at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...