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May 9, 2012 8:48 am

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3| The Ernie Reyes Jr. Interview

Ernie Reyes Jr. finally made his way on the airwaves of Scrap Radio.  Guest Ernie Reyes Jr. played a prince in the 1985 production, Red Sonja. In that movie, he shared the screen with Arnold Schwarzenegger and Brigitte Nielsen. During this time, he also had his own television series Sidekicks, a spin-off of the original Walt Disney one-time special, The Last Electric Knight, alongside...

May 8, 2012 2:05 pm

Exclusive | Luke Rockhold on Thomson's keys to winning; Melendez's #1 status

Josh Thomson is in the final stages of preparation for his trilogy sealing fight with Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez. In the first fight Josh made all the right moves and was victorious – only to fall short in their second bout via a disappointing decision loss. On Strikeforce’s May 19 card headlined by teammate...

May 8, 2012 7:24 am

Penn Discusses Melendez Fight Offer; Return to Octagon

By Adam Conklin: BJ Penn has been on the fence lately about returning to the UFC and has most recently expressed interest in joining the 170 pound weight division if he was to return at all. Here, in an interview with The MMA Hour, and brought to us by MMAmania.com, Penn talks about his discussions...

May 8, 2012 6:16 am

Jon Jones vs Dan Henderson In The Works For Labor Day Weekend

By: Chris Taylor: Yesterday, UFC president Dana White confirmed that the organization was targeting an early September date for the UFC Light Heavyweight Champion’s next title defense, likely on Labor Day weekend (September 1st). With UFC 150 set for August 11th at the Pepsi Center in Denver and UFC 152 slated for September 22nd in...

May 7, 2012 10:40 am

Exclusive | Rich Franklin talks Le, Anderson, Sonnen, and more

Rich Franklin is an MMA legend there is no doubt about that. He has fought in the UFC for most of his MMA career, and his a former UFC Middleweight Champion. After losing to Anderson Silva twice he made the jump up to the light heavyweight division, but Rich recently made the decision to return...

May 7, 2012 10:34 am

Exclusive | Josh Thomson Not Impressed With Jones vs. Evans

Josh Thomson faces Gilbert Melendez on May  19 in a rubber match for the Strikeforce Lightweight Championship. The fight has a lot of hype surrounding it because both fighters are ranked in in the top 10 of all credible MMA polling sources. Thomson has never been one to buy in to the hype of any...

May 7, 2012 10:29 am

Exclusive| Joey "The Mexicutioner" Beltran Talks 205 Debut Wants Back In UFC

Joey “The Mexcutioner” Beltran faced former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson on January 28, 2012 at UFC on Fox:  Evans vs Davis where he lost via KO in the first round. Following the loss, Beltran was released from the promotion.  After being released, Beltran said he will be dropping down to compete in the light heavyweight division division.  He officially...

May 4, 2012 2:54 pm

Exclusive | Mike Kyle talks Feijao; Dropping to middleweight to fight Silva

Mike Kyle (19-8-1) is the closest he has ever been to the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship right now. On May 19, Kyle will rematch former Strikeforce champion Rafael Cavalcante also known as “Feijao”. In their first outing Kyle knocked Feijao out in June of 2009. Cavalcante went on to win the Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Championship...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 3, 2012 4:47 pm

Jake Shields Ready To "Dominate" The UFC's Middleweight Division | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, August 11 live on Pay-Per-View for millions of viewers around the world, Jake Shields will return to the Octagon and to the UFC’s middleweight division against the top ranked 185-pounder Ed “Short Fuse” Herman. “I’m excited to move back up to the middleweight and to start dominating the division,” said Shields. “There’s a...

May 3, 2012 12:20 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier "I'm A Fighter" Promo | MMA NEWS

Watch a profile of Strikeforce fighter Daniel Cormier, the Olympic gold medalist who fought his way to the top of mixed martial arts. Cormier takes on Josh Barnett in the Strikeforce World Grand Prix final on Saturday, May 19th at 10PM ET/PT on SHOWTIME

May 1, 2012 6:50 am

UFC 150 | Jake Shields Set For Middleweight Bout Against Ed Herman | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: Since joining forces with the UFC, Jake Shield’s welterweight stint has been some-what underwhelming. The Cesar Gracie Jiu-Jitsu student has decided to switch up his tactics and make a return to the Middleweight division, where he is slated to face “Short Fuse” Ed Herman in Denver for UFC 150. UFC kingpin Dana...

Apr 30, 2012 1:04 pm

Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 | Hot Line Up | Live Today 1pm ET

By Lynn Mitchell: Just Scrap Radio Episode 3 just got hotter featuring four guests scheduled to grace the air waves this Tuesday.  Our line up includes: Corissa Fur is an analyst and reporter for BJPENN.COM.  She started her modeling career in the car show scene, having graced numerous magazine covers and pages she transitioned into the world of MMA...

Apr 30, 2012 12:14 pm

Free Fight Video | Joey Beltran vs. Lavar Johnson | UFC NEWS

In this edition of UFC Unleashed Former Strikeforce heavyweight Lavar Johnson went toe-to-toe with UFC veteran Joey Beltran in a wild clash at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis. Beltran threw everything he had at Johnson, but it wasn’t enough as Lavar landed several vicious uppercuts on “The Mexicutioner” that left him out on his...

Apr 30, 2012 6:00 am

How MMA Has Improved Our Military | MMA NEWS

By Chase Raymond: There are many ways in which our military has been influenced or even changed by modern day MMA. Ten or so years ago if you were to go to basic training the hand-to-hand combat was more defensive or control your enemy with just a few takedown and choke’s taught. Now the military...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...