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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 21, 2013 9:31 am

Rampage Jackson Discusses Potential Move To Heavyweight

Nearly two weeks ago we told you Rampage Jackson was toying with the idea of moving to the heavyweight division. Those ambitions have apparently not left the mind of the former PRIDE and UFC Champion as he discussed his intentions further in a recent media call. “Before, I was talking about retiring at 35 which...

Jun 19, 2013 10:16 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 2) | Tommy Toe Hold on Stipe Miocic and Jake Shields’ Victories, Plus Where “Big Country” Should Go From Here | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

Internet sensation Tommy Toe Hold joined BJPENN.COM’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio show this past Sunday, June 16, 2013 to discuss his rise in popularity as well as his thoughts on the current happenings within the world of mixed martial arts. Although this past weekend’s UFC 161 event took some criticism, Tommy himself believes that the co-main event,...

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 4:24 pm

Late Night Cageside Radio Is Back Tonight At 10PM EST With Seth Petruzelli and Ron Sparks

Late Night Cageside Radio powered by BJPENN.com is back tonight at 10PM EST with Bellator Season 7 light-heavyweight tournament competitor, Seth “The Silverback” Petruzelli, along with Bellator heavyweight slugger Ron “The Monster” Sparks! Both men are scheduled to be featured on the Bellator 96 card on June 19th at the Winstar World Casino in Thackerville,...

Jun 13, 2013 2:14 pm

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | ‘War Machine’ Jon Koppehaver Says Fighters are “Getting Scraps” for Pay | Late Night CageSide Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week our boys Kinch and Chase Raymond invited Bellator welterweight and interview favorite, ‘War Machine’ Jon Koppenhaver, onto this week’s episode of BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cageside Radio show. War Machine discussed his upcoming fight with Blas Avena at Bellator 96 on June 19th, his training heading into that fight, and...

Jun 12, 2013 12:17 pm

One Last UFC Hoorah for “Big Country” this Weekend?

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This weekend “Big Country” Roy Nelson (19-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) could be making his final UFC appearance as he steps into the octagon with Stipe Miocic at UFC 161 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. The bout will mark the final fight on Nelson’s current UFC contract and there is no telling what...

Jun 11, 2013 2:35 pm

EDITORIAL | Success Starts at the Top

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The world of sports and entertainment is a sink-or-swim industry. There are plenty of sports agencies and organizations that have experienced their fair share of success and there are even more that have experienced the bottoms of failure. In today’s sporting world we’ve become accustomed to the norm; that is, The...

Jun 11, 2013 11:13 am

Paul Daley vs. Lukasz Chlewicki to headline Cage Warriors 57

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Bellator fighter Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley has signed a one fight contract with Cage Warriors to fight against fellow welterweight Lukasz Chlewicki in the main event. Cage Warriors 57 takes place in Daley’s native country of England, Liverpool specifically. “I’m looking forward to a fantastic main event in Liverpool on July...

Jun 6, 2013 12:31 pm

War Machine goes off on Twitter about state of MMA sponsorship

War Machine isn’t happy with how fighters get treated in mixed martial arts. He went off on Twitter and said exactly how he felt. @WarMachine170’s recent twitter posts: “Even the GSP’s/Anderson Silva’s are getting raped, yeah you/they THINK they are getting PAID, but when compared to Mayweather: RAPED!” “90% of professional MMA fighters have ZERO...

Jun 6, 2013 6:30 am

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Seeks Move to Heavyweight

Along with the cavalcade of recent ‘Rampage’ news comes word of the former UFC light-heavyweight champion moving to Bellator’s heavyweight division. Rampage stated to MMAWeekly.com that in this stage of his life, a move to heavyweight might be smarter and easy to accomplish: “I finally got the love back and I’m thinking about going to...

Jun 6, 2013 6:14 am

Things Fans Should Know

Things fans should know. In the realm of casual fandom of mixed martial arts there are many misconceptions. Hardcore fans hear them at parties, local restaurants and bars, and even in the comfort of their own homes. BJPenn.com takes a look at some of these misconceptions in the hopes of bringing them to light. The...

Jun 4, 2013 4:47 pm

Rampage Promises Big Changes In MMA For Fighters

“When you look at my deal in the UFC, and the scope of what my deal with Bellator and TNA is, this is a dream come true. When other fighters get the chance to see everything I’m able to do with this deal and the benefits it provides, you’re going to see a big change...

Jun 3, 2013 6:54 am

John Alessio: Nobody left at Xtreme Couture

BloodyElbow’s Steph Daniels recently did a wide-ranging interview with John Alessio, which included the topic of the decline of Xtreme Couture. When asked “Are you doing anything special to beef up your wrestling? Have you made any camp changes or brought in specific people to help you out?” John Alessio responded with the following: I’ve...

May 30, 2013 8:47 am

Former Pro-Boxer Holly Holm Signs Deal with Legacy FC

  Former professional boxer, Holly Holm (3-0) has officially signed a multi-fight deal with Legacy FC. Legacy FC promoter Mick Maynard told an MMAFighting.com that Holm had signed with the promotion. Holm has an undefeated record with 3 wins, two of which came by kicks. She holds win over Christina Domke, Jan Finney, and Katie Merrill, with...

May 29, 2013 1:40 pm

James Krause Replaces Injured Vallie-Flagg; Now Faces Sam Stout at UFC 161

By Jake Chastain | The UFC has called upon a newcomer to step in and face Sam Stout at next month’s UFC 161 event in Winnipeg. Former WEC fighter James Krause (19-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been announced as the UFC’s replacement for the injured Isaac Vallie-Flagg (14-3-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC).Vallie-Flagg’s injury was announced by the UFC in...