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Aug 16, 2015 9:09 am

Belfort to Hendo: ‘I knocked you out once, I’ll do it again!’

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort is on the path of redemption after his devastating loss to Chris Weidman, and he has his sights set on another American favorite. Dan Henderson is next in line for Belfort and the two have inked a deal to meet in Brazil on November 7, 2015. The two have squared off...

Aug 15, 2015 4:33 pm

Coach: ‘Henderson Wanted Anderson Silva or Vitor Belfort After His Last Fight’

  “Dan came to us and said guys, ‘I want Vitor or Anderson Silva.’ I said, ‘You’re crazy, Dan. You said two more fights, you’re done. Go enjoy your vacation. Don’t worry about that anymore. Just make your money.’ He said, ‘I’ll make my money and I want to ask for Vitor or Anderson Silva.'”...

Aug 13, 2015 2:11 pm

For Vitor Belfort It’s Title Shot Or He’s ‘Out’

“After Dan Henderson, I want the winner between Weidman and that trash talker Rockhold. I’m on the run. Either I go to my goals or I go out. It’s important to have a goal in life, focus, a place to get. The good thing about a new chance is that you can conquer it today....

Aug 12, 2015 6:24 pm

Expert Advice – MMA is not for you if…

Professional fighting is a sport not made for everyone. Sure, fighters get fame, money, girls, and glory, but they also get hit in the face, a lot! During last night’s Stud Show Radio broadcast, UFC Veteran and Team Alpha Male coach/cornerman Justin Buchholz told a story about the Gracie family’s MMA test. “I was talking...


Aug 12, 2015 8:40 am

Raphael Assuncao Set To Undergo Surgery––Return Date Unknown

UFC bantamweight contender Raphael Assuncao (23-4 MMA) will have to undergo surgery on his right ankle this Thursday in Atlanta. Assuncao’s manager Danny Rubenstein confirmed the news to MMAFighting.com. According to the report, Assuncao had injured his ankle back in December, but was told by doctors that the injury did not require surgery. However, he...

Aug 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Signs Josh Thomson To Exclusive Multi-Fight Contract

Former Strikeforce lightweight champion and, now, former UFC lightweight Josh Thomson is now a Bellator MMA lightweight. The promotion announced today that they have reached an exclusive multi-fight contract with Thomson. The UFC choose not to renew the top lightweight’s contract and it looks like Bellator wasted no time grabbing him up. Via press release:...

Aug 11, 2015 4:22 pm

CABMMA Releases Official Statement On Controversial Aldo Drug Test

  Early today, a report from Chris Guinty of Drug Free Sport to the NSAC came out detailing the strange drug testing incident that occurred with Jose Aldo in Brazil, where a tester was detained and told he could not take the random drug test because of visa issues. The report, seen here, talked about how...

Aug 11, 2015 1:56 pm

Neil Magny Jumps In For Injured Rick Story, Meets Erick Silva At UFN 74

An injury has forced Rick Story (18-8 MMA) to withdraw from his scheduled UFC Fight Night 74 co-main event bout with Erick Silva (18-5 MMA). Replacing Story on short-notice will be fellow welterweight Neil Magny (15-4 MMA), who will be looking to rebound after suffering a submission loss to Demian Maia eleven days ago at...

Aug 11, 2015 1:53 pm

ODDS! McGregor Opens Up As 2-1 Favorite Over Jose Aldo

Ladies and gentlemen, UFC interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor has opened as the 2-1 favorite over champion Jose Aldo. They were supposed to fight at UFC 189, instead Aldo pulled out with a rib injury and McGregor took on Chad Mendes for the interim strap. McGregor survived and early onslaught of ground and pound to...

Aug 10, 2015 8:05 am

Jose Aldo’s coach fires back at Brendan Schaub for PED accusations

After Renan Barao lost to Team Alpha Male’s TJ Dillashaw for a second time in a row, Brendan Schaub threw in his two cents saying, “Since this drug testing, anyone notice the ol’ Brazilians ain’t doing too well? Ever notice the people, the ol’ South America ain’t doing too hot since this drug testing thing?” Nova Uniao...

Aug 10, 2015 2:02 am

Palhares releases official statement, speaks out on getting stripped of WSOF title

The dust has settled and decisions have been made. Rousimar Palhares has officially been stripped of his role as World Series of Fighting’s welterweight champion due to his actions inside the decagon at “WSOF 22: Palhares vs. Shields”. Palhares has chosen to break his silence on being stripped of the championship and spoke out about...

Aug 10, 2015 2:00 am

OUCH! Claudia Gadelha’s broken finger blew up like a balloon!

Claudia Gadelha picked up arguably the biggest win of her career in Brazil when she dominated former WSOF champion Jessica Aguilar at UFC 190. During the one sided performance, Gadelha injured her left hand and ultimately received a lengthy suspension because of it. The strawweight revealed a picture of her hand and it isn’t pretty:...

Aug 9, 2015 6:23 pm

Booking Roundup: Over 10 Fights Announced!

This may be one of the most stacked editions of “Booking Roundup” of all time. Robbie Lawler, Carlos Condit, Johny Hendricks, Jessica Eye and several others all received new fights in the past weeks! Catch up on what you’ve missed below! UFC 191: Las Vegas Gets All “Touchy Fili” (Sep. 5, 2015) Team Alpha Male...

Aug 9, 2015 8:40 am

Jose Aldo shuts down talks of superfight with TJ Dillashaw

UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw’s stock as a fighter increased tenfold when he dominated former champion Renan Barao in front of a national audience at “UFC on FOX 16”. After his victory, Dillashaw expressed interest in tackling UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo in a possible superfight, but it seems as if Aldo thinks Dillashaw isn’t...

Aug 7, 2015 6:58 am

Aldo: ‘I’m going to run over McGregor’

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo was forced to pull out of last month’s UFC 189 event headliner opposite Conor McGregor because of a rib injury. The longtime featherweight title holder spoke to Fox Sports at last weekend’s UFC 190 event in Brazil, where he discussed the difficult decision to pullout of UFC 189 and the...

Aug 5, 2015 6:42 am

Still Talking? Bethe Correia: ‘Rousey Will Be Dethroned In 2016’

Bethe Correia suffered a devastating knockout loss in her attempt to dethrone Ronda Rousey at this past weekend’s UFC 190 event in Brazil. It was a tough loss to swallow for the previously undefeated Brazilian, but Correia is already back on her feet and planning a title run for the 2016 year: “I promise I...

Aug 2, 2015 12:55 pm

‘That was the first time I almost cried while interviewing a fighter’

Emotions were running high in Brazil last night after the main-event of “UFC 190” concluded. Ronda Rousey had dished out another highlight-reel victory and proceeded to tear up after her win. During her post fight interview, she revealed she was going to dedicate her victory to the late “Rowdy” Roddy Piper and her father. Joe...

Aug 2, 2015 12:30 pm

Jose Aldo Confirms Nova Uniao Threatened to Sue Chael Sonnen

Chael Sonnen’s ongoing rivalry with all things Brazil almost got escalated to a new level when Jose Aldo revealed his camp wanted to sue him. “The Baddest Man on the Planet” made claims on his podcast that Aldo had planned to sue him and the UFC for claims they made about his rib injury before...

Aug 2, 2015 6:25 am

REPLAY! Shogun Rua vs. Rogerio Nogueira (Highlights)

Shogun Rua and Antonio Rogerio Nogueira brought the crowd in Brazil to their feet with their “Fight of the Night” performance. Both men received an extra $50,000 for leaving it all in the octagon for their fifteen minute war. Check out the recap above! ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Aug 2, 2015 6:19 am

REPLAY! Glaico Franca vs. Fernando Bruno (Highlights)

Glaico Franca and Fernando Bruno battled for the top spot in the “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” lightweight tournament. Franca repeatedly took down and trapped Bruno in a rear naked choke, but Bruno was able to escape every time up until the final round. Franca locked in one last rear naked choke with seconds to go in...

Aug 2, 2015 6:18 am

REPLAY! Reginaldo Vieira vs. Dileno Lopes (Highlights)

Reginaldo Vieira and Dileno Lopes left it all in the octagon in the final bantamweight bout of “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” last night at “UFC 190”. Vieira may have walked out of the bout with his hands raised, but both of these fighters deserve respect for bringing the crowd back to life after a lackluster...

Aug 1, 2015 5:18 am

Hector Lombard Forced To Pull Out Of Competition

Looks like Hector Lombard will not be competing at Five Grappling Tournament. He notified tournament officials that he has to pull out due to injury. Early indications seem to point toward a minor injury as Lombard has announced a seminar tour in South Africa for next week. It remains unclear if Lombard will compete at...

Jul 31, 2015 4:10 pm

Werdum Wants A Piece Of That McGregor vs. Aldo Money

“I want to fight on the Aldo vs. McGregor card. Fans want to watch this fight, so I’m willing to fight there.” “For sure, I would be down to fight in the co-main event. There’s a lot of expectation for this fight between Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo, it will get a lot of attention....

Jul 31, 2015 1:21 pm

Vitor Belfort — ‘1 More Title Run… Maybe I’ll Go To 170’

Former UFC Champion and multiple time title challenger Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort is coming off a devastating title fight loss to Chris Weidman. With that defeat fresh on his mind, Belfort only wants one thing… To make one more title run. At the ripe young age for 38, Brazil’s Belfort talked to BJPENN.COM’s  Layzie The Savage...

Jul 30, 2015 6:02 am

‘Stitch’ Duran On Dana’s Recent Comments: ‘He Has No Clue’

“I don’t know, maybe I’m jabbing a bit too hard and he has to come back with something. But, that’s not much of a counter-punch. He says we have 10 cutmen (in UFC). But let me correct that. In the United States, we have 13 cutmen. In Europe there is four or five, in Brazil...

Jul 29, 2015 1:02 am

LEGENDS! Shogun Expects Another War With ‘Lil Nog’

“I expect a tough fight, man. ‘Minotouro’ is a tough fighter, has a huge heart, so I expect another war, just like in our 2005 fight. He likes to strike and so do I, so a brawl is inevitable, right? I’ve been fighting for over 10 years, and so does he, so I’m sure we...