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Dec 5, 2017 2:46 pm

VIDEO | The Late Kimbo Slice Made His UFC Debut 8 Years Ago Today

#OnThisDay in 2009, Kimbo Slice made his UFC debut. pic.twitter.com/dieVLe1pbY — UFC (@ufc) December 5, 2017 When Kimbo Slice tragically passed away last June from congestive heart failure, he left a giant hole in the MMA community. Born Kevin Ferguson, Slice was more than just a mixed martial artist or a sports entertainment attraction, he...

Nov 29, 2017 2:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 60 // Danny Roberts | Chael Sonnen

BJPENN Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Our first guest is the man they call “Hot Chocolate,” Danny Roberts. As UFC on FOX 26 draws near, we’ll preview Danny’s showdown with Sheldon Westcott in Winnipeg on December 16th. After working past some personal issues outside of...

Nov 28, 2017 11:22 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren Explains Why He’ll Only Come Back for GSP, Not Rory MacDonald

After demolishing Japanese MMA veteran Shinya Aoki at ONE: Immortal Pursuit, Ben Askren rode his funky train into the sunset, retiring from MMA for good. …Or maybe not. Freshly-retired Askren took to Twitter to plant the seed of a possible return fight with Georges St-Pierre. If you think this opens the door to a bunch...

Nov 25, 2017 11:29 am

Freshly Retired Ben Askren Calls Out Georges St-Pierre

He came, he wrestled, he got funky, now he’s gone. Ben Askren was able to take out multiple-time lightweight champion and grappling guru Shinya Aoki at ONE Championship’s Immortal Pursuit in his retirement fight. He walks away from the sport with little to no damage and boasts an undefeated record of 18 wins, 11 of...

Oct 27, 2017 11:02 am

Alexander and Fedor Emelianenko bring their brotherly beef to the media

The Emelianenko brothers seem to be quite the opposites and it shows with their current relationship. According to Alexander who spoke with sovsport.ru recently, the two MMA siblings have not spoken to each other in the last 10 years. The tattooed Alexander recently made a return to MMA competition in September following an 18-month prison...

Oct 20, 2017 1:56 pm

VIDEO | Michael Venom Page Dominates in His Pro Boxing Debut

It’s not Conor McGregor boxing Floyd Mayweather, but it is an MMA fighter stepping into the ring to box. Bellator’s prospect Michael Page made his professional boxing debut today against Jonathan Castano. It was only scheduled for four rounds, but Page got the job done in three. In between drunken Kung Fu, clowning his opponent, and...

Oct 19, 2017 7:13 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen explains why he’s “stunned” Georges St-Pierre is an underdog

On November 4, in the main event of the stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a lengthy layoff to battle Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. Since this fight was announced, the odds have fluctuated quite a bit, and now, some outlets are listing the former champ St-Pierre...

Oct 17, 2017 12:22 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and Douglas Lima Want These MMA Techniques Legalized

Rory MacDonald has moved on from the UFC and has set his sites on Bellator gold. In January, he’ll take on their welterweight champion Douglas Lima in January. Both fighters sat down and were asked questions ahead of their encounter about a wide variety of subjects. Asking fighters about what they’d do during a zombie...

Sep 24, 2017 6:23 am

MMA community reacts to Paul Daley’s thunderous KO of Lorenz Larkin

Last night, Bellator MMA returned to San Jose, California with the stacked Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a compelling lightweight showdown between former UFC and WEC champ Benson Henderson and long-time Bellator lightweight contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. It’s arguable that the most anticipated feature of the card, however, was the co-main event, which...

Sep 4, 2017 6:02 am

Ben Askren gets awesome opponent for retirement fight

“Funky” Ben Askren has long been regarded as one of the best welterweights outside the UFC, and perhaps the best fighter outside the UFC period. Over the weekend, in the main event of ONE Championship’s stop in Shanghai, the seemingly unstoppable wrestling specialist added to that reputation with a lopsided mauling of Zebaztian Kadestam. As it...

Sep 2, 2017 7:36 am

HIGHLIGHTS | Undefeated Ben Askren Dominates at ONE FC Shanghai

Ben Askren retains his title, tells @awawisconsin to get ready to get back to work on Tuesday. @FloWrestling #ONEShanghai pic.twitter.com/Hca3VTkJTY — FloCombat (@FloCombat) September 2, 2017 Some fans have said that Ben Askren’s style is boring, but he’s finished five of his last six opponents. Actually, you can make that six in his last seven....

Aug 30, 2017 6:29 am

Former Mayweather opponent Andre Berto is looking for a UFC contract

Conor McGregor’s Saturday night battle with Floyd Mayweather Jr. has caused the talk of crossovers between MMA and boxing to reach new and unprecedented heights. And though the majority of these discussions seem to surround MMA fighters moving to boxing, the opposite is also true. The latest example of a boxer discussing a move to MMA...

Aug 15, 2017 10:33 am

CSAC makes Josh Thomson an unprecedented offer for controversial loss to Freire

Back in February, former Strikeforce lightweight champion and current Bellator lightweight contender Josh Thomson was knocked out in a fight with Patricky “Pitbull” Freire. Regrettably, the catalyst for the knockout seemed to be an inadvertent but illegal clash of heads. Given this controversial end, Thomson moved to appeal the loss, hoping the California State Athletic...

Aug 15, 2017 9:37 am

Heather Hardy Compares Mayweather vs. McGregor to the Yankees Playing the Mets

Pro wrestlers are trying to fight MMA, fighters are running the ropes in wrestling rings, and everyone seems to want to box. It seems that the new success in combat sports if to be flexible and chase the money wherever you can find it. One of the latest transfers is Heather Hardy, who made her...

Aug 8, 2017 1:40 pm

Chuck Liddell comments on rumored matchup with “kind of boring” Chael Sonnen

Over the last few weeks, former UFC title challenger and current Bellator star Chael Sonnen has made several callouts of retired MMA legend Chuck Liddell. Hey SCHMUCK Liddell Some one-syllable words of advice You Sign Bellator Fight Chael DON’T — Chael Sonnen (@ChaelSonnen) June 29, 2017 Called my Manager Said Get Chuck’s Manager on phone....

Aug 8, 2017 5:08 am

David Branch goes off on Luke Rockhold in profanity-riddled tirade, Rockhold responds

Yesterday afternoon, former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold appeared on The MMA Hour to discuss his August 16 fight with former two-division World Series of Fighting champ David Branch. During his interview, Rockhold explained that Branch was simply the only option remaining after he tried and failed to lock down a bevy of other fights....

Aug 1, 2017 1:06 pm

Frank Mir negotiating with two promotions, wants Fedor Emelianenko

Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir has been absent from the Octagon for over a year now. After having a 2-fight win streak snapped by Andrei Arlovski at UFC 191, Mir looked to bounce back as he faced Mark Hunt at ‘UFC Fight Night: Australia’. Unfortunately for Mir, the fight was rather one-sided as Hunt...

Jul 21, 2017 8:01 am

Luke Rockhold ready to fight, waiting on opponent

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been absent from the Octagon for over a year now following his 1st round KO loss at the hands of Michael Bisping at UFC 196, where he lost the UFC middleweight title. After recovering from an injury that forced him out of his UFC Melbourne scrap with Jacare...

Jul 3, 2017 6:16 am

Alistair Overeem knocks Fedor Emelianenko’s legacy: he fought cans

In late June, in the co-main event of Bellator NYC, Russian heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko had his lights shut off by UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. This loss marked the latest hiccup in Emelianenko’s clear decline, and in the opinion of Alistair Overeem, a heavyweight legend of the same vintage as Emelianenko, a signal that it...

Jun 29, 2017 12:00 pm

Michael Bisping suggests Fedor Emelianenko lost because he could not use steroids

MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko lost in devastating fashion in his Bellator debut over the weekend at Bellator NYC. “The Last Emporer” is often talked about in the debate of the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time but was knocked out in the first round against Matt Mitrione on Saturday night at New York’s...

Jun 28, 2017 11:51 am

Wanderlei Silva calls for fight with someone who won’t wrestle him

This past weekend in New York City, Bellator MMA held their first pay-per view event, which was headlined by a highly anticipated middleweight fight between former UFC middleweight title challenger Chael Sonnen, and former Pride FC champion Wanderlei Silva. The fight saw Sonnen win via unanimous decision thanks to his wrestling, which saw Silva have...