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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...

Apr 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 | Hot Line Up | Live Today 1pm ET

By Lynn Mitchell: Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 just got hotter featuring four guests scheduled to grace the air waves this Tuesday.  Our line up includes: Corissa Fur is an analyst and reporter for BJPENN.COM.  She started her modeling career in the car show scene, having graced numerous magazine covers and pages she transitioned into the world of MMA...

Apr 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Free Fight Video | Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson | UFC NEWS

In this edition of UFC Unleashed Former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson went toe-to-toe with UFC veteran Joey Beltran in a wild clash at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Beltran threw everything he had at Johnson, but it wasn’t enough as Lavar landed several vicious uppercuts on “The Mexicutioner” that left him out on his...

Apr 30, 2012 6:00 am

How MMA Has Improved Our Military | MMA NEWS

By Chase Raymond: There are many ways in which our military has been influenced or even changed by modern day MMA. Ten or so years ago if you were to go to basic training the hand-to-hand combat was more defensive or control your enemy with just a few takedown and choke’s taught. Now the military...


Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 29, 2012 11:12 am

Invicta Fighting Championship 1 results: Marloes Coenen Vs. Romy Ruyssen

The main event headlined former Strikeforce bantamweight Champion Marloes Coenen against challenger and upcoming rising star, Romy Ruyssen in there long awaited rematch since 2008 in Switzerland. Coenen weighed in at 146 pounds, and Ruyssen at 150.4 but later cut down to 149.8 after a couple hours. Although Ruyssen was a bit overweight, the main event...

Apr 27, 2012 6:33 pm

Jones Opens Up As Huge Favorite Over Hendo | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones opens up as a -565 favorite over the challenger and former Pride and Strikeforce Champion, Dan Henderson, who is the underdog at +385. With a rumored UFC 149 July 21 fight date in Calgary, Hendo will have some time to prepare himself for one of the world’s top...

Apr 27, 2012 2:37 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Gets A Home | HP Pavillion To Host Munoz vs. Weidman

By Jamie McAllister: San Jose’s HP Pavilion is rumoured to be hosting UFC On Fuel TV 4 – Munoz vs. Weidman. The event will take place on July 11th Middleweights Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman set to headline the show. Light Heavyweights Brandon Vera & James Te Huna are also expected to appear on the...

Apr 27, 2012 1:00 pm

Ronda Rousey enters the TUF Live House | TUF live tonight at 10PM ET.

Ronda Rousey, the Strikeforce champion will be joining the TUF live house on Friday April 27th, 2012. The Show airs at 10 pm ET. on the FX channel. She will be the first woman to be appearing on the show. Ronda tweeted the following this morning; Ronda Rousey ‏  Dont forget”@InsideTUF:What happens when a girl enters...

Apr 26, 2012 1:43 pm

Coenen Thinks Invicta FC Is The Key To Drawing Women Into MMA

By Red Mattos: Marloes Coenen took some time off from training for her fight this Saturday to talk to USA Today. Coenen will be headlining the first all-female Invicta Fighting Championships card against Romy Ruyssen. This will be her first fight since losing to Miesha Tate on the Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Henderson card. The fight...

Apr 26, 2012 7:49 am

Ronda Rousey Helps MMA’s Bid For New York

By Lorenzo Luciano: On April 18th, 2012 in Albany, New York, the state of New York senate voted 43 to 14 to pass a bill that would legalize the sport of mixed martial arts in that state. Marc Ratner, the UFC’s VP for governmental and regulatory affairs said, that it was made easier by Ronda...

Apr 25, 2012 5:21 pm

Just Scrap Radio Ep. 2 | Marloes Coenen Talks Fights, PEDs, Cyborg, Overeem

Invicta FC headliner Marloes Coenen talks about her fight this Saturday – April 28, 2012 7pm central time. “Invicta is the next evolution for MMA.  I’m Really excited.” The Just Scrap Radio host Jens Pulver brings up Marloes Coenen’s last fight in Strikeforce where she dominated during the stand up but opponent Misha Tate’s wrestling...

Apr 25, 2012 7:40 am

Alistair Overeem's Doctor Has Questionable Past & Ethics

UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem went before the Nevada State Athletic Commission yesterday and testified that he had received an anti-inflammatory injection that contained testosterone. Present at the hearing was Dr. Hector Oscar Molina Overeem’s physician along with his attorney Davis Chesnoff. Overeem testified that he had saw Molina due to a recommendation by retired...

Apr 24, 2012 5:09 pm

"Just Scrap Radio" Episode 2 Archive | Yves Edwards And Marloes Coenen

Host Jens Pulver and his little brother Abel Pulver took charge today and discussed all the current happenings in MMA with UFC Fighter Yves Edwards and Former Strikeforce Champion Marloes Coenen. If you missed out first episode with BJ PENN head over to page 2.

Apr 24, 2012 4:47 pm

Exclusive | Roger Bowling wants to fight them all; Believes Wrestling tops BJJ

Roger Bowling (11-2 MMA) came in to Strikeforce an undefeated fighter boasting a perfect 7-0 record. He defeated Bobby Voelker by technical decision, and then lost the subsequent rematch by TKO. Roger bounced back and won his next fight before losing the rubber match with Voelker by TKO. After the last Voelker fight Roger has...

Apr 24, 2012 7:45 am

Carano In Talks To Join Fast And Furious Cast Alongside The Rock And Vin Diesel

Haywire star Gina Carano, the MMA athlete-turned-actress, is in negotiations to join the cast of Fast & Furious 6, the next installment in the billion-dollar franchise for Universal Pictures. Plot and character are being kept locked in the trunk of a 1970 Dodge Charger, but Paul Walker and Vin Diesel are set to return as...

Apr 24, 2012 6:49 am

Video | Wanderlei Silva UFC 147 Video Blog Episode One | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has carried a chip on his shoulder ever since his 44 second loss to Vitor Belfort at UFC Brazil on October 16, 1998. Silva is coming off a victory over former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le & Belfort is coming off of two impressive first round stoppages of undersized Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama via...

Apr 24, 2012 5:45 am

Stacked Line-Up Makes Up Just Scrap Radio Episode Two Today At 1pm ET

Broadcasting live this afternoon is the second installment of “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 2. We hit the airwaves at 1:00 p.m. ET right here on BJPENN.COM with host Jens Pulver and three special guests. Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards will weigh in with our host on all things coming out of last weekend’s UFC 145....

Apr 21, 2012 11:43 pm

Dan Henderson Named Next Challenger For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

He has waited for his chance and following tonight’s UFC 145 main event he has got it. Dan Henderson has been named as the next challenger for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title currently held by Jon Jones. After his departure from the UFC, Dan Henderson successfully climbed the Strikeforce ranks to earn the Strikeforce light-heavyweight title....

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 19, 2012 10:26 am

MMA Bill Passes New York Senate Once Again

By Red Mattos: The state Senate in NY has again passed legislation to make it legal to punch someone in a cage, as opposed to a ring, which is perfectly fine. Local MMA instructor, Kevin Leonard, expressed his frustrations with not being able to do what he loves in his home state: “You gotta travel...