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Feb 14, 2012 10:15 am

Gina Carano Books New Acting Gig | Will Star In New Film "In The Blood"

After the filming and release of her first feature film “Haywire”, many wondered if the world’s most famous female MMA star would return to active competition or take up additional acting gigs. Those questions have now been answered and according to the Hollywood Reporter and Gina Carano has landed another leading role in a major...

Feb 14, 2012 8:14 am

UPDATE: Dana White Denies Rumors Of Roger Gracie UFC Signing

Over the weekend we reported with the following “Quick Twitt” post that Roger Gracie had signed with the UFC: According to UFC president Dana White, despite the reliable source of Gracie Mag on all things Gracie related, the report on twitter is false and Gracie has not signed with the UFC. He took to the...

Feb 13, 2012 12:10 pm

Mike Kyle Forced Out Of Mousasi Fight With Injury

A light-heavyweight bout between Mike Kyle and Gegard Mousasi has reportedly been scratched from the Strikeforce show in March. Reasoning for the removal is an undisclosed injury Kyle received presumably while training for the bout. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey takes place Saturday, March 3rd from Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. Along with the main card...


Feb 10, 2012 9:31 am

Dos Santos Likely To Defend Title Against Overeem At UFC 146 In Las Vegas

Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the likelihood of the matchup last night via twitter. The two heavyweight fighters will likely face on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Alistair...

Feb 10, 2012 7:47 am

Quick Twitt | Cung Le Looking to Return To Action Later This Year

UFC middleweight fighter and “movie star” Cung Le, sent out a twitter post yesterday stating that he plans on returning to MMA later this year. The former Strikeforce middleweight belt holder made his UFC debut in a valiant effort over Wanderlei Silva last year November at UFC 139. Read More: Cung Le (News), Strikeforce imported...

Feb 8, 2012 1:59 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks Miesha Tate And Their March Main Event In Columbus

In this latest interview from one of Women’s MMA’s most polarizing figures, Ronda Rousey, talks in-depth about Miesha Tate and their main event title fight scheduled for March 3. She goes into her pre-fight mental warfare tactics, how the fight breaks down and her game plan to beat the champ and earn the Strikeforce bantamweight...

Feb 6, 2012 11:22 am

The Cyborgs Part Ways | Husband And Wife Now Living Apart

“After six years of dedication to love and to happiness of marriage, I would like to inform that since December of 2011, Evangelista Cyborg and I are living our lives separately. I’d like to thank all friends for words of support during this period. No matter how hard it feels never give up on your...

Feb 6, 2012 10:15 am

Miesha Tate on Ronda Rousey | "That B!tch is not going to beat me."

“I think it’s just what I need, actually. I think that I’ve been fighting for long enough that sometimes I get a little bit comfortable, that’s the truth of the matter. And when you don’t like someone, the idea of losing to them is just unbearable. Like, I cannot think of losing to this girl,...

Feb 4, 2012 9:07 am

Pro's Pick UFC 143 Diaz vs. Condit For BJPENN.COM *Updated*

UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. GSP vs. Condit was originally scheduled for the event until a brash Diaz got into the head of GSP with a...

Feb 3, 2012 8:59 am

Dan Henderson Waiting On Title Shot Confirms UFC President

Former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE champion, Dan Henderson is reportedly willing to wait for the winner of Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones to return to action. As announced by UFC president Dana White yesterday, Hendo, after beating “Shogun” Rua in his return to the UFC bout, does not want to risk his place in the pecking...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...

Jan 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

Jan 23, 2012 4:45 am

MMA NEWS – "King Mo" Sticking To His Guns, States He Is Not A Cheat!

“My track record speaks [for itself],” implored Lawal. “I’ve been through college and NCAA drug testing, you see what I mean, I’m a clean athlete. I’ve been tested through USADA [United States Anti-Doping Agency] and WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] for international competition and I’ve always been clean … This is my first positive test for...

Jan 19, 2012 12:28 pm

UFC NEW – Blanco vs. Brimage Expected For UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight bout between Maximo Blanco and Marcus Brimage has reportedly been booked for UFC 145 in Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined UFC 145. UFC 145 is...

Jan 17, 2012 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Pre-Contract Screening Policy For P.E.D.'s

Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that all potential UFC and STRIKEFORCE signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, all incoming athletes will be tested prior to finalizing a contract with the world’s premier mixed...

Jan 17, 2012 9:50 am

MMA NEWS – Another Fighter Popped: King Mo Tests Positive For Steroids

Suspended and fined, King Mo now faces consequences for having anabolic steroids in his system. The Nevada State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the “Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine” drug screenings and out of all the fighters screened King Mo was the only one who tested positive for steroids. Lawal was found to have...

Jan 17, 2012 7:22 am

MMA NEWS – Santos Trying To Clear Her Name: Appeals Process Started

Sticking to her defense of tainted supplements, former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos has begun the appeals process to try and regain her license to fight from the California State Athletic Commission. If found innocent of the infraction which caused her to be suspended and stripped of her title, she would be back on...

Jan 13, 2012 7:32 am

MMA NEWS – Revelation That Cyborg Uses Steroids Hurt Gina Carano

[box_light] “I’d be lying if I said that I wasn’t hurt by the whole thing. That fight with her was definitely the biggest moment of my mixed martial arts (MMA) career and at that time I had people around me telling me she was on steroids and everything. But, if there was a chance that...

Jan 13, 2012 6:54 am

MMA NEWS – Cyborg Says Trash Talk From Rousey Hurts The Sport

[box_light] “I don’t like to talk too much, I like to act instead. But now my hands are tied, I am suspended. This will be the first and last time I will talk. First of all, (Ronda Rousey) has been running away from me for a long time. We were going to fight, she talked...