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Apr 1, 2014 7:57 am

Eddie Bravo: “Royce Gracie wants to kick my ass? How cool is that!”

The long-awaited re-match between Jiu-Jitsu legends Royler Gracie, son of renown Helio Gracie, and 10th planet jiu-jitsu’s Eddie Bravo finally took place at Metamoris 3, in Los Angeles, this past weekend (March 29, 2014). Many fans hoped for a repeat of their meeting in 2003 at the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) grappling tournament, in...

Mar 31, 2014 6:13 pm

Cormier vs. Henderson May Be In the Works for UFC 175

The rumor mill has been turning recently about changes to the card for UFC 175. Undefeated Daniel Cormier was originally said to be matched up with Rafael Cavalcante or Ryan Bader, according to an earlier report on BJPENN.COM. However, undisclosed sources have said that the chance to fight Cormier has now been given to veteran...

Mar 30, 2014 3:15 pm

Eddie Bravo Threatened by Royce Gracie After Metamoris 3?

BJJ promotion Metamoris put on their third event this past Saturday, which was headlined by one of the most anticipated rematches in the sport’s history: Eddie Bravo vs. Royler Gracie II. Although the bout ended in a draw as neither competitor was able to submit the other, Bravo controlled more of the grappling exchanges throughout...

Mar 29, 2014 12:36 pm

Metamoris 3 Airs Tonight – Here’s Why The MMA Fan Can’t Miss It

For the hardcore Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu fan, watching Metamoris 3: Gracie vs Bravo is a no-brainer. Everyone else will probably think “What is Metamoris, and why should I watch it?” Metamoris is a submission grappling organization, founded by Ralek Gracie. Unlike traditional grappling tournament, this is done in a way that is much more spectator friendly....

Mar 29, 2014 12:28 pm

Eddie Bravo on Gracie Match: If I Beat Him Twice, It Removes All Doubt

With the upcoming rematch between Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie at Metamoris 3, the jiu-jitsu world has been buzzing and wondering how the two veterans of the sport are preparing for a rematch that has been 10 years in the making. Bravo spoke with Luke Thomas from MMAFighting.com to talk about facing Royler Gracie again...

Mar 28, 2014 9:30 pm

Metamoris 3 Breakdown: Royler Gracie vs Eddie Bravo

The main event of Metamoris 3 is a rematch of what is considered one of the biggest upsets in submission grappling history, Eddie Bravo and Royler Gracie (pictured). The two initially matched up in 2003, where the relatively unknown Bravo won via a late triangle choke over the highly touted Gracie. Eddie Bravo is a...

Mar 28, 2014 5:22 pm

Pearson vs. Sanchez Added To Fight Night 43

By Evan Stoumbelis TUF winner Ross “The Real Deal” Pearson is set to face MMA veteran Diego Sanchez at UFC Fight Night 43 in Albuquerque New Mexico on June 7th. The card will be headlined by Benson Henderson and Rustam Khabilov. TUF 1 middleweight winner Diego Sanchez has had difficulty finding success in the Octagon...

Mar 27, 2014 4:18 pm

Silva Doesn’t Believe Dream Fight With Roy Jones Jr. Will Happen

“I don’t think this is going to happen. It’s not an idea politically well received by Dana and Lorenzo. I’m trying, I always bring that subject but they are irreducible. It would be historical Roy spanking of me but this is my dream. He is also very excited to do this but it is a...

Mar 27, 2014 3:32 pm

Jorgensen Appealing Recent Loss In Brazil

If you can’t beat em, appeal, appeal, appeal… (No, it really isn’t like that. I’m just messing.) Last weekend in Brazil, Scott Jorgensen (pictured) ran into (literally) one of the flyweight division’s top-ranked assassins in Jussier Formiga. Jorgensen ended up losing the bout, when an inadvertent head-butt sent him packing down to the mat, where...

Mar 26, 2014 6:18 pm

PHOTO | Chad Mendes Looking SWOLE In Between Fights

Top UFC featherweight fighter, Chad ‘Money’ Mendes, is looking pretty swole during his time between fights. The Team Alpha Male product last saw action in December in a bout where he dominated Nik Lentz for three straight rounds. No word on when he’s expected to return to action, but the man responsible for his one...

Mar 26, 2014 11:03 am

Alan Belcher and Antonio Nogueria Removed From UFC Rankings

Strangely, both Alan Belcher and Antonio Rogerio Nogueria have mysteriously disappeared from the UFC rankings. Earlier this week, both fighters were sitting happily within the top 15 of their respected weight classes. However, within the last day or so, their names have been removed. In regards to Alan Belcher, he recently stated that he’s decided...

Mar 26, 2014 9:38 am

Updated BJPENN.COM MMA Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis This past Saturday fans saw the rematch of Shogun vs. Henderson where Dan Henderson overcame being rocked in the first round to Shogun Rua out in the second round, snapping his 3 fight losing streak. Below are the changes made to our rankings, and as always head on over to the rankings...

Mar 25, 2014 6:26 pm

Gustafsson: ‘Jones is doing everything he can to not fight me’

“It took me a while, actually, to get over it,” Gustafsson said. “The physical part of it was very easy. I wasn’t that banged up. I was back in training after two weeks. But it was the mental things, the motivation, and I was so disappointed over everything. So it took a while. But when...

Mar 25, 2014 6:14 am

Formiga on Jorgensen Finish: “I don’t think it was a head-butt”

While Jussier Formiga was able to return to his winning ways this last Sunday, with a win over Scott Jorgensen, his victory was marred by what appeared to be an illegal headbutt rocking Jorgensen. And while some, including Jorgensen himself, believe that a head–butt directly influenced the outcome of the fight, Formiga claims that there...

Mar 25, 2014 6:12 am

Dan Henderson Wants To Step In Against Lyoto Machida At UFC 173

Well…. that escalated quickly. Fresh off of his TKO win over Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Fight Night 39 this weekend, “Hendo” has suggested that he take Weidman’s place in the main event at UFC 173. Now, we obviously know that the Lyoto vs. Weidman fight has been pushed back to July… but how many...

Mar 22, 2014 11:09 am

Joe Rogan: ‘TRT Ban Not Fair For Fighters Like Bigfoot Silva’

“I think that there’s most certainly people abusing [TRT]. It sucks because people who aren’t abusing it and actually need it, like Bigfoot (Antonio Silva). You want to talk about a guy who absolutely probably needs it, how about a guy who had a tumor in his pituitary gland and has a real health issue....

Mar 22, 2014 10:52 am

Bellator Champ Pat Curran: ‘I’m going to beat the sh*t out of Pitbull’

“I know I’m going to beat the shit out of Pitbull, so I know for a fact I’m going to see Straus for a fourth time,” Curran boldly stated. “I’m not worried about ‘Pitbull.’ I know he’s a dangerous fighter, but I beat him before and I’m going to beat him even worse this time...