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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...

Jan 11, 2012 4:15 am

MMA NEWS – PHOTO: Luke Rockhold Broken Hand

Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold, sent out this image via twitter last night of his fractured hand suffered during last weekends fight against Keith Jardine. Click here for the latest STRIKEFORCE coverage provided by BJPENN.COM

Jan 10, 2012 7:28 am

MMA NEWS – I Wanted To Make An Example Of Cheating Cyborg Says Rousey

“I feel like anyone with half a brain isn’t surprised. I have mixed emotions of Cyborg being caught cheating because I know everyone knew she was cheating and I wanted to make an example of her because you don’t need to take steroids to win. I think her getting caught is a great thing too....

Jan 7, 2012 11:50 am

MMA NEWS – Cris "Cyborg" Claims Innocence In Steroid Allegations

The former 145 pound female division champion of Strikeforce just released a statement on her failed drug screening. Here it is via mmaprime.tv: “I am ultimately responsible for everything I put in my body, and at the end of the day, there is no excuse for having a prohibited substance in my system. I do...

Jan 5, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FUEL TV 1 Fight Card

The Octagon returns to Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents an intense welterweight bout between top contenders Diego Sanchez and Omaha native Jake Ellenberger. Sanchez, the season one winner of The Ultimate Fighter, and Ellenberger, a winner of five straight, will collide at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. It will...

Jan 5, 2012 7:00 am

MMA NEWS – Ronda Rousey Gets Wish, Showdown With Tate Likely For March

In what has probably become the biggest matchup in women’s MMA, Strikeforce champion, Miesha Tate will likely face four-fight MMA veteran and Olympic Judo medalist, Ronda Rousey in her first title defense. Rousey has been campaigning for the fight ever since her last victory over Julia Budd this past November. However in order to challenge...

Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...

Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...