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Mar 12, 2015 1:40 pm

OPINION! ‘Esparza vs. Joanna Should Be The Opener For The Prelims’

If there is one thing you should know about the hosts over at the popular MMA video podcast, Stud Show Radio, it’s that they do not hold back. No matter the topic being discussed you can be assured that Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy are going to speak their minds and say...

Mar 12, 2015 11:42 am

Bellator’s Emanuel Newton Gets Popped For Puffing Ganja

Another failed drug test has hit the MMA world, this time coming from former Bellator light-heavyweight champion Emanuel Newton. Newton, who lost his title via decision in the Bellator 134 main event, tested positive for marijuana during his fight night drug test. The Mohegan Tribe Department of Athletics regulations has suspended him for 90 days,...

Mar 11, 2015 4:09 pm

Pettis: ‘I just can’t see Anderson Silva consenting to cheating’

“I just can’t see him consenting to cheating. I don’t think that’s something he would do. I mean, when you’re at that high of a level, people want to see you back, there’s money to be made if he fights again, so somebody had to be in his ear or somebody had to be giving...

Mar 10, 2015 11:25 am

HE’S BACK! Jon Jones Hits Instagram Heavy

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is back, and posting heavy on social media. The fan-friendly pound-for-pound king has been mostly-absent as of late, following certain scandals that likely forced him on the sidelines, and off the internet. A new move to Albuquerque, to rededicate himself to his craft, seems to have relit the fire...

Mar 9, 2015 1:27 pm

Jon Jones Shows Off His New Championship Manor

Starting to feel like home already.. Rented some furniture to hold us over. Excited to start decorating and making this place my own, debating whether I should use a interior designer or not. I got no taste when it comes to that stuff A video posted by Jon Bones Jones (@jonnybones) on Mar 8, 2015...

Mar 5, 2015 4:33 pm

Case Closed! Brown Cleared In Coach Beatdown

Recently, UFC welterweight contender Matt Brown found himself under fire, after being accused, by his former Jiu Jitsu coach, of a brutal beating over a disagreement. In an update, local authorities have closed the case on Brown, citing not enough evidence to support the alleged victim’s claims. Brown took to MMAJunkie.com to discuss: “Yeah, he...

Mar 5, 2015 9:21 am

The Ultimate Fighter Season 22 Tryouts Set For March 29, In Vegas

Following the 10-year anniversary of its successful reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, the UFCannounces tryouts for the next season. Tryouts are open to 155 and 170-pound men with a winning professional record. The winner of this season of The Ultimate Fighter will win a lucrative contract with the UFC. This season of The Ultimate Fighter will...

Mar 4, 2015 8:52 am

VanZant’s Softer Side — Lingerie Shoot (NSFW)

Rising UFC strawweight star Paige VanZant is already making headlines just one fight into her career, as a UFC fighter. And you can add this to the list. Not only a fighter, VanZant, who moonlights as a model, is also poised to be a crossover star should she continue her rise through the ranks. Like...

Mar 3, 2015 10:55 am

Podcast vs. Podcast Throwdown

On Thursdays episode of Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Male Radio) hosts Justin Buchholz and Chris Carlino aka Sir Studboy were joined by a few other fighters from TAM. The group took calls and discussed the latest MMA news and events. One such caller asked their opinion on the rumor that UFC heavyweight Brendan...

Mar 3, 2015 8:55 am

Meet Julianna Pena’s Back Muscles

The original TUF women’s champ, Julianna Pena is readying herself for her UFC return, and her muscular physique is absolutely no joke. Check it: Return to #octagon in t-35 days #HWPO #FightNight63 #FairfaxVirginia #April4 http://t.co/hYtJl5Sdep pic.twitter.com/jd0Slb3RP6 — Julianna Peña (@VenezuelanVixen) March 2, 2015

Mar 2, 2015 7:37 pm

REPLAY! Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas (Full)

Ahead of Carla Esparza’s first title defense at UFC 185 against Joanna Jedrzejczyk, take a look back at the TUF 20 finale, where Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas to win the inaugural UFC strawweight title.

Mar 2, 2015 5:00 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 2 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been busy this past week booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup. First up we have Rocky Lee vs. Taylor Lapilus, which will go down at “UFC Fight Night: Krakow” in April. Lee will be making his promotional debut after...

Feb 28, 2015 8:08 pm

UFC 184 Results: Ellenberger Submits Koscheck In Round 2, Ends Three Fight Losing Streak

The third fight of UFC 184’s main card featured the return of welterweight Josh Koscheck and #11 ranked Jake Ellenberger Ellenberger came in with three straight losses just like his opponent. Obviously both men were looking to win and were possibly fighting to keep their jobs. Fighters didn’t touch gloves and came out swinging. Ellenberger...

Feb 27, 2015 9:05 am

Andre and Angelica Galvao, and Felicia Oh Discuss Upcoming Grapplers Escape Cruise

Ahead of what many are calling a historic moment in Jiu-Jitsu history, that will feature a week of training with legendary Jiu-Jitsu competitors such as, Saulo and Xande Ribeiro, Andre and Angelica Galvao, Felicia Oh, and JT Torres, we were able to talk to Mr. and Mrs. Galvao, as well as Felicia Oh about the...

Feb 27, 2015 9:04 am

Bellator MMA’s Jordan Parsons Talks About Injury, Training, And PEDs- Exclusive

Jordan ‘Pretty Boy’ Parsons is a lightweight fighter currently on the Bellator MMA roster. You may remember him from his highlight reel knockout of Tim Bazer at Bellator 117 in April of last year. Parsons sports a 10-1 professional record and recently spoke with BJPENN.COM about his lay off, training and other hot topics in...

Feb 26, 2015 10:14 am

Frank Mir: ‘I would crush Brock Lesnar Now’

“I think I would crush [Lesnar] standing up now. I think that on the ground and stuff, I’ve worked with [2X FILA World Champion] Ricky Lundell and stuff a lot and learned how to nullify the wrestling. I wrestled three rounds with Daniel Cormier who’s an Olympic level wrestler and he had a difficult time...

Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...

Feb 24, 2015 2:31 pm

Lyoto Machida: ‘Anderson Silva is a victim’ in PED scandal

“I’m very surprised, but I think [Silva’s] a victim. I think he’s a story. I prefer not to talk about that because it’s a very difficult situation. I have a lot of confidence in Anderson. I know that maybe he doesn’t use that. I’m in camp. He’s in America now. I haven’t talked to him...

Feb 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Krause Lost $20K On UFC’s News Reebok Deal

Popular UFC lightweight James Krause is speaking out against the UFC’s new uniform deal, stating he’s at a loss of income since the UFC’s announcement. Krause stated in a recent interview that as soon as the UFC announced their new deal with Reebok he lost $20,000.00 in sponsorship. The fighter continued to discuss the topic...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 23, 2015 8:32 pm

Josh Barnett Wishes CM Punk The Best In UFC Career

Since the UFC signed CM Punk, there has been a lot of talk about whether or not the UFC was cheapening its brand by signing a prospect with zero professional, or amateur MMA experience. While there is no timetable for when CM Punk will make his UFC debut, he has been training at Roufusport gym...

Feb 23, 2015 7:32 am

Pros React To Mir’s TKO Win Over Bigfoot

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Frank Mir TKO’d Bigfoot Silva in just under 2 minutes, shocking the MMA world. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets from the event. Thought Mir was a southpaw.. — STORMIN NORMAN PARKE (@norman_parke) February 23, 2015 OHHHHHHHHH — Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) February...

Feb 22, 2015 9:39 pm

Velasquez vs. Werdum Set For UFC 188 In Mexico

The highly anticipated title-unification bout between UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, and interim heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum, has been set for UFC 188 in Mexico City on June 13th. Televisa Deportes broke the news, which was later confirmed by UFC. Velasquez hasn’t been in the Octagon since September of 2013, when he picked up a...

Feb 22, 2015 6:06 am

Superhuman Armbar Escape

From TUF Brazil 3 qualifying fight: Post by BJJ Video Vault. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Take a look back at TUF Brazil 3, where we can see arguably one of the most impressive armbar escapes of all time. This fighter showed tremendous heart in not tapping out, and persistence to get the escape.

Feb 22, 2015 5:45 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Books 6 Bouts For “UFC Fight Night: Australia”

This past week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking matches for upcoming events, specifically “UFC Fight Night: Australia”, which goes down on May 10th. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Brad Tavares vs. Robert Whittaker, which will go down at “UFC Fight...

Feb 19, 2015 11:13 am

Luke Rockhold Wants Black House MMA To Have More Drug Tests

“I’m not a fan of (cheating), and I definitely am pushing for more drug testing, more random blood testing and whatnot. Especially (within the) Black House camp. There’s been (three or fur [sic] guys from that camp who have been caught cheating) and (Lyoto) Machida is a Black House guy.” “I think he’s a clean...