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Aug 8, 2014 6:51 pm

Bellator Releases War Machine Following Latest Legal Issues

Bellator President Scott Coker has issued a statement regarding Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine: “We have a zero tolerance policy here at Bellator when it relates to any form of domestic violence, and after learning of this latest incident involving Jon Koppenhaver, War Machine, Bellator is releasing him from him promotional contract with the organization.” If...

Aug 8, 2014 6:23 pm

War Machine Runs, Primary Suspect In Alleged Beating Of Girlfriend

Popular MMA fighter, War Machine is wanted by Las Vegas Police in connection with the beating of his girlfriend and another victim. According to reports, the fighter fled the scene and has a search has been underway. TMZ has the scoop: According to police, War Machine was involved in a 3-person altercation early Friday morning...

Aug 8, 2014 4:17 pm

Jorge Masvidal ‘Dying to get his hands on a ranked fighter like Bobby Green’

  BJPenn.com Radio recently sat down to interview UFC lightweight contender Jorge Masvidal this past weekend. Masvidal is currently riding a 2-fight winning streak after recently defeating Daron Cruickshank at on July 26th at UFC on FOX: Lawler vs. Brown.  Masvidal is now scheduled for a quick turnaround and will take on #7 ranked Bobby...

Aug 8, 2014 2:38 pm

Jones-Cormier Off-Air Transcript

EDIT: The video is back up and live, RIGHT HERE. Our fun video of Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier arguing off-air has been pulled by the UFC. Since you can no longer watch it, here’s the transcript word-for-word.   Jones: Hey pussy, are you still there? Cormier: I’m here. I’m here. You are just the fakest person....


Aug 8, 2014 1:38 pm

Hunt Blames Unemployment Tweets On Hunger

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt confused fans earlier this week when he said he was officially unemployed on twitter. UFC President Dana White was forced to then come out and deny that claim, which has now lead to the following: Looking forward to japan sept 20 troops sorry about unemployment tweet I was hungry no carbs...

Aug 8, 2014 1:34 pm

Combate Americas Becomes First Fight Program To Win Major TV Award

Combate Americas, the first U.S. Hispanic Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) sports franchise created by Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-founder Campbell McLaren to serve the nation’s fastest growing demographic, made history with its competition reality series on Friday, August 1, becoming the first fight-themed program ever to win a major television honor at the 29th annual...

Aug 8, 2014 1:33 pm

Joe Rogan Does Not Approve Of The Jones-Cormier Brawl

“It was ridiculous. This can’t happen. You can’t do that. This is real bad for the sport. It’s real bad. It’s real bad for public perception. It’s a weapon to be used against MMA. It’s unfortunate. “I think it’s ridiculous. It’s ridiculous. Some of it’s gamesmanship, but it’s just so bad for the image of...

Aug 8, 2014 1:13 pm

Jorge Masvidal And Bobby Green Engage In Twitter Beef

Ahead of their UFC 178 bout, Jorge Masvidal and Bobby Green are keeping things interesting on their own. As if ‘UFC 178: Jones vs. Cormier’ needed anymore hype. Check it: @GamebredFighter @MMAjunkie Wow well here we motherfucker I hope your ready your going to get exactly what your looking for — Bobby King Green (@BobbyKGreen)...

Aug 8, 2014 12:56 pm

LEAKED! Jones-Cormier Trade Death Threats And More While Off-Air!

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier clash off-air by usatodaysports UPDATE: The UFC offices have removed the video, so here’s the full transcript of what you missed, at least we have that. CLICK HERE FOR IT Leaked footage from a stint on ESPN shows the real rivalry between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier while the camera’s...

Aug 8, 2014 11:38 am

QUICK TWITT | Rockhold Calls No TRT Vitor “Laughable”

Taking a play out of Weidman’s book, Vitor Belfort antagonist, Luke Rockhold threw up a new side-by-side comparison of Vitor Belfort. Check it: Ha laughable RT @mik3m518: @LukeRockhold disgusting isn't it? pic.twitter.com/31XfJDK0bQ — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) August 7, 2014

Aug 8, 2014 11:20 am

Ben Saunders Back In The UFC

Former UFC welterweight, Ben ‘Killa B’ Saunders is returning to the world’s best Mixed Martial Arts promotion after a four-year, eleven-fight stint outside the promotion. The fighter took to twitter with the announcement: It's Official I am back in the @UFC !!!!   I wanna Thank @JAronsonTitanFC , Lex , & @TitanFighting for letting me...

Aug 8, 2014 11:14 am

“Bigfoot” Confident Off TRT: ‘I had great performances without it’

“I had never done the TRT before that fight with Mark Hunt, I asked to do it just that one time. I had a major surgery on 2006 and I had great performances after that. Unfortunately, I had little success with TRT, the result wasn’t the expected. But I’ll work the same way, having a...

Aug 8, 2014 11:08 am

Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Booked As UFC Fight Night 53 Headliner

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has confirmed that top 15 welterweight contenders Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story will collide in the five round main event of UFC FIGHT NIGHT STOCKHOLM on October 4. The entire card will stream live and on-demand on UFCFIGHTPASS.com, the UFC’s digital streaming service, to subscribers in 167 countries and counting. The...

Aug 8, 2014 10:45 am

QUICK TWITT | Michael Bisping & Luke Rockhold Engage In (Weak) Twitter Beef

Michael Bisping has had it with the trash talk of Luke Rockhold. And as these things typically do, that dislike has come out on twitter in the form of the latest ‘MMA Twitter Beef’: @LukeRockhold wow, you again. Find a hobby or something, whatever it is, please stop crying at me. — michael (@bisping) August...

Aug 8, 2014 10:39 am

Caraway Books Assuncao For October Bout

A battle of bantamweights has been booked for the UFC’s upcoming Fight night 54 event in Canada. Both Bryan Caraway and Raphael Assuncao have agreed to fight. UFC Fight Night 54 goes down on October 4 at Halifax Metro Centre in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada. In the headlining slot, Rory MacDonald takes on Tarec Saffiedine....

Aug 8, 2014 10:27 am

UFC’s Mike Goldberg Inks NFL Commentating Deal With FOX

Next week, FOX Sports celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first NFL on FOX game telecast, and as the season approaches, the network is proud to unveil its 2014 broadcast teams, building on the strength of its well-respected lineup by coupling promising new talent with proven broadcast veterans.  The announcement was made today by FOX Sports President, COO & Executive Producer, Eric Shanks, and Executive Producer John Entz.  Regular-season...

Aug 8, 2014 10:19 am

Wanderlei Wants Hendo Fight & Dan Accepts

“I want to be back soon to make the 50th fight of my career. I would like it to be in a special card. It’s not news that I want to face Vitor Belfort or Chael Sonnen. But Dan Henderson is other guy that I want to fight, it’s a viable possibility. We’re 1-1 tied...

Aug 8, 2014 7:52 am

Buakaw apologizes for animal abuse video

Arguably the world’s greatest kickboxer, Buakaw Banchamek was recently caught in an animal abuse scandal when he appeared to have been abusing a dog for fun. (Watch the Replay HERE *Warning*) Something the Thai fighter now says is all just a misunderstanding. Check it: “To anyone who watched this video, I want to apologize if you...

Aug 7, 2014 8:50 pm

Disgusting Text Messages Released In Josh Grispi Domestic Violence Case

Yesterday we learned that UFC veteran Josh Grispi was arrested for some horrific domestic violence charges. (More on that HERE) Today we have new information in the form of transcripts from text messages where Josh threatened his wife prior to the most recent incident in which he allegedly beat her and had his pit bull...

Aug 7, 2014 7:16 am

Rousey: Gina Carano My Toughest Fight To Date

“My coach said from the start that Gina is the worst style matchup for me. I’m not just saying that. I don’t have to worry about fighters outmuscling or overwhelming me or catching me on the mat. The only thing I have to worry about is the one-punch knockout. And out of all of the...

Aug 7, 2014 7:08 am

Bisping Sick Of Rockhold Harrasment: ‘He’s A F***ing A$$hole’

“He’s a f—ing a–hole for calling me out constantly on Twitter. He’s tweeting me constantly, he’s looking for attention, and maybe he’s trying to build his Twitter followers. I’ve got nothing against the guy. He seems like a nice enough guy. He just needs to f—ing get over it. F—ing guy is getting on like...

Aug 7, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen To Compete In Metamoris Despite NSAC Threats – Says Gangsters Always Back It Up

Chalk on up for ‘The Bad Guys’. Chael Sonnen will compete at this weekend’s Metamoris event, despite being threatened not to by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Chael Sonnen is currently serving a two-year ban from combat sports, however Grappling doesn’t fall under the commissions jurisdiction.   Sonnen himself took to twitter with an update: When a...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

UFC Eyeing McCall vs. Lineker For End-Of-Year Scrap

  According to ‘UFC Tonight’ a flyweight title eliminator between Ian McCall and John Lineker is being heavily considered by UFC officials for a year-end event. Ariel Helwani broke the news: “Coming off the win in Dublin, Ian McCall needs hand surgery. But they’re leaning to Ian McCall against John Lineker, who wants the fight....

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Mark Bocek Credits MMA’s PED Problem For Retirement

After a record-breaking year of failed drug tests in the UFC, the recently retired UFC veteran Mark Bocek released a statement through UFC Tonight explaining his retirement. Check it: “I’ve gone through a lot of injuries. The sport is highly evolved and I’m not interested in competing against fighters on PED’s any longer,” Mark retired...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

Heyman: ‘The UFC has the world’s biggest PPV star in Ronda Rousey’

“I think the UFC has the biggest draw in PPV at the moment: Ronda Rousey. Rousey brings a lot of things to the table that Mayweather does not. She is new to the general media. She is very sponsorable. Floyd Mayweather is not very sponsorable. He is always in trouble with the law. He is...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

Arlovski Admits To Severe Nerves In UFC Homecoming Bout Against Schaub

“I was feeling good before my fight with Schaub, I was sure that I would have a good performance. But my legs started to tremble in the moment that I stepped into the octagon. I watched the video of the bout with Greg Jackson and he pointed my mistakes. Of course, when you come back...