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Aug 24, 2012 7:47 am

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Any Stranger!!!! They Do!!

When I went to bed last night I was under the belief that things couldn’t get any crazier. When I woke up I realized I was clearly wrong. After yesterday’s events centering around Dan Henderson’s injury, Jon Jones refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice and the complete cancellation of UFC 151, I...

Aug 22, 2012 3:57 pm

The Many Faces of Nick Diaz (Language, duh!)

Nick Diaz is admittedly a guilty pleasure for me. He is one of the best fighters walking this planet in terms of skill. Nick is also one of the most fearless fighters of all time. He’s called out guys most fighters would probably avoid. Diaz is an anomaly. Over the years Nick has said some...

Aug 17, 2012 5:16 pm

Measuring the Puncher’s Chance in Jones vs. Henderson | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 151, longtime mixed martial arts veteran Dan Henderson will look to complete his collection of championship straps as he faces off against Jon Jones for his UFC light heavyweight crown. Many opponents have fallen victim at the hands of the man dubbed ‘Bones,’ as he has repeatedly silenced the critics by decisively...


Aug 16, 2012 10:30 am

Report: UFC 150 draws 190,000 PPV buys | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor This past weekends UFC 150 card proved that having a title fight as the main event for a pay-per-view card no longer guarantees a million dollar-plus gate. Infact, the gate for UFC 150 was the worst for a PPV event since 2007 and it would appear that the pay-per-view buys for the Edgar vs Henderson...

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 14, 2012 8:59 pm

Chael Sonnen to Face Forrest Griffin in December | UFC NEWS

Longtime UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be testing the waters at 205 lbs. when he takes on light heavyweight Forrest Griffin at UFC 155 in December. Sonnen announced the fight as a guest on “UFC Tonight” on Tuesday. The “American Gangster” is coming off a loss to UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva at UFC...

Aug 14, 2012 5:09 pm

GSP Wants to be More Exciting, Take More Risks | UFC News

George St. Pierre has notably won 9 in a row and has been the undisputed UFC welterweight champion.  The fast pace of mixed martial arts makes it seem like that was eons ago due to rehabilitating a knee injury.  Before he returns to the octagon to face Carlos Condit  talks of Anderson Silva vs GSP...

Aug 13, 2012 8:47 am

VIDEO | Dana White: Couldn't have been kicked worse in the balls than UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

Dana talks about Benson Henderson’s win over Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone’s KO over Melvin Guillard, JDS vs Cain Velasquez, what’s next for Anderson Silva, BJ Penn vs Rory MacDonald, his issues with TUF coach Roy Nelson, his twitter exchange with Jason “Mayhem” Miller and much, much more. “Worst gate since 2007, for a pay-per-view, since...

Aug 11, 2012 12:14 pm

Taylor vs Baroni | UFC 150 Edition | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC 150 is just hours away, the card is headlined by a lightweight championship rematch between Frankie “The Answer“ Edgar and Benson “Smooth” Henderson. The odds makers have weighed in, and the smart money is apparently on Henderson to retain the lightweight title against Edgar. I caught up with the “New York...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 10, 2012 1:46 am

Video | Full Blast: Michael Bisping | UFC News

Michael Bisping is on a mission. He faces Brian Stann in the co-main event at UFC® 152. If he wins and wins convincingly, Bisping feels he should get a title shot. Bisping was mic’d up Octagon-side as Anderson Silva fought Chael Sonnen at UFC® 148. He was joined byStrikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey, in...

Aug 2, 2012 1:51 pm

Rousey: I would beat the crap out of Steven Seagal | MMA NEWS

“Would you ever admit it, A, and B, I mean, obviously the guy’s a liar. He told everybody he taught Anderson Silva that kick. I mean, seriously, the guy doesn’t have a very good track record,” said Rousey. “No, [Steven Seagal is not legit]. “He’s Aikido. I mean, Aikido’s cool, but who in MMA does...

Jul 30, 2012 10:24 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ed Soares, "Brazilians are leading the way in MMA"

Unless you lived under a rock or were in a coma then you have no excuse not to have seen Anderson Silva annihilate Chael Sonnen in the second round of their rematch. After years of Sonnen claiming to be the “true middleweight champion” and taunting Silva The American Gangsta fired up the UFC Middleweight Champion...

Jul 29, 2012 9:20 pm

The Saga of Nick Diaz Continues I Editorial

  Nick Diaz has a habit of trash talking and calling out just about any fighter he wants to on any given week. Most recently, he has called out middleweight champion, Anderson Silva in a bizarre move that would lead fight fans to assume that Nick Diaz is out of retirement and looking for an...

Jul 26, 2012 1:42 pm

Why We Haven’t Seen The Last Of Chael Sonnen In The Middleweight Division

By Evan Stoumbelis After losing to Anderson Silva for a second time, fans are left to wonder what Chael Sonnen‘s fate will be. Chael spoke with UFC Today’s Ariel Helwani about a possible move to the Light Heavyweight division. “There is simply an option to start over by changing weight class. My mentors have done...

Jul 24, 2012 2:39 pm

Rory MacDonald Says He Will Hurt BJ Penn

By Evan Stoumbelis Today the UFC held the press conference for UFC 152, which will take place on September 22nd in Toronto. The event will serve as BJ Penn‘s comeback fight, where he hopes to defeat the up and coming Canadian Rory MacDonald. During the course of the press conference Rory went on record as...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 24, 2012 6:56 am

Belfort Wants Weidman In Brazil I UFC News

  Today, via Twitter, Vitor Belfort has stated that he has personally asked Joe Silva for a fight with Chris Weidman for the next shot at the middleweight crown. Belfort claims that he believes Weidman is next in line but thinks that they should still fight just to clear up any argument as to who...

Jul 21, 2012 6:30 am

Team Belcher Looking For Weidman Or Belfort To Step Up | UFC NEWS

“We think Chris Weidman is the fight out there right now. If we could fight anybody, if we had our choice, Chris Weidman would be the guy. I think fans, media and everybody alike has Chris Weidman as the No. 1 contender at this point, and after he beat Mark Munoz I think everybody has...

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...

Jul 17, 2012 12:22 pm

Middleweight powers shift in latest ESPN rankings

ESPN.com updated their power rankings for the middleweight division’s top 10 MMA fighters. Topping the list as always is UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva followed surprisingly by Vitor Belfort. By most accounts Chael Sonnen despite his 2nd loss to Silva, or Chris Weidman should probably have that spot. According to ESPN they are stalemated in...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Tim Boetsch Honored To Be The Man To KO Lombard | UFC NEWS

  UFC middleweight, Tim Boetsch talked to Sherdog Radio Network’s, Jordan Breen Show about his highly anticipated fight with promotional newcomer and top middleweight prospect, Hector Lombard. Boetsch was originally slated to fight Michael Bisping at the upcoming UFC 149 card but the injury bug hit and shook up the middleweight division leaving Boetsch and Lombard...