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Dec 28, 2014 4:17 pm

Bec Rawlings Calls Out ‘Sqor’ For Failure To Pay

Popular TUF 20 contestant Bec Rawlings has publicly called out Sqor for apparently failing to pay her, something that is generally looked at as very serious among the MMA community. This comes several weeks after Gegard Mousasi, Rick Story, and Akira Corassani called out another company for failing to pay sponsorship money as well. In...

Dec 26, 2014 11:37 am

Cruickshank: ‘I didn’t want to fight with one eye’

“It would be terrible to lose an eye for some reason, because I don’t exactly know what’s wrong. There was no recovering, I didn’t want to fight with one eye.” Earlier this month, at the TUF 20 Finale, Daron Cruickshank bowed out of his bout against KJ Noons after an unintentional eye-poke rendered him unable...

Dec 22, 2014 7:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Picks Up 3 New Bouts

UFC Fight Night 61: Evans vs. Teixeira, which is set to go down February 22nd from Brazil has picked up 3 new bouts. First up we have Santiago Ponzinibbio vs. Sean Strickland. Ponzinibbio is 1-1 in his UFC career, and returned to the win column in September when he scored a TKO win over Wendell...

Dec 22, 2014 11:09 am

Bas Rutten Talks UFC Lawsuit: ‘Of Course Fighters Get Underpaid’

Bas Rutten has been around the fight game for a long time. From his MMA debut in 1993 through winning the UFC championship, and his eventual retirement in 2006, Rutten has seen it all. Now, with his position on Inside MMA, Rutten will likely have to analyze the impending UFC lawsuit. While he hasn’t had...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 22, 2014 8:10 am

WSOF 17 Picks Up Cobb vs. Nunez, Mladenov vs. Taylor

World Series Of Fighting 17 has picked up two new bouts for its January 17th event. The card, which will be headlined by Jake Shields and Brian Foster, now sees Brian Cobb vs. Johnny Nunez, and Kasimir Mladenov vs. Jesse Taylor added to the card. Cobb is 1-1 under the WSOF banner, most recently losing...

Dec 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been busy this week, as always, booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts, which is set to go down at UFC 184 on February 28th at the Staples Center. Lewis is coming...

Dec 18, 2014 4:30 am

VanZant Wants A Top 10 Opponent

  “It was an awesome fight. You could really see how talented this weight division is. It’s a very stacked division. There are tough fights coming toward me, but I’m ready. I loved the season. I watched every fight. They’re all my potential opponents. I’m excited to fight someone from the TUF house next. I’ve...

Dec 17, 2014 12:22 pm

Pat Barry To Fans: ‘Why do you care about me now?’

“People tell you, ‘Come on man, you’ve got to stop. But what do you care? Don’t you want to see people get bludgeoned out there? Don’t you want to see people get high-kicked unconscious? Isn’t that what you’re watching these highlights and stuff for? And yeah, they do want to see that. So why do...

Dec 17, 2014 10:20 am

UFC Fighters React To UFC Lawsuit

Earlier this week we learned that three fighters have opted-in, in a lawsuit against the UFC. (More on that HERE) Now we have some reactions. This an a shakedown. #optedOUT — chael sonnen (@sonnench) December 16, 2014 It's on. — Nathan Quarry (@NateRockQuarry) December 16, 2014 PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN…“@SBNLukeThomas:...

Dec 16, 2014 11:01 am

Mighty Mouse Weighs-in On Losing X-Box For Reebok

“Obviously I can’t wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, so there’s nothing I can do about that. We’ve been talking to Xbox and Microsoft and all that stuff. We hope they keep me on outside. Whether they want me to go out and do promotion of games and stuff – for my last fight for...

Dec 16, 2014 10:31 am

Lawler: ‘CM Punk Can Prove Himself At ATT’

“Obviously CM Punk is a really big draw for the UFC. He’s going to bring a lot of eyes to the UFC, and the better he does the better it’ll be for all MMA fighter as far as sponsorships and stuff. I just think if he comes down to American Top Team he can prove...

Dec 15, 2014 5:09 pm

Felice Herrig adresses critics saying she pulled Lisa Ellis’ hair

At the TUF 20 finale on Friday night, Felice Herring secured a slick armor win over Lisa Ellis. After the bout, critics began saying that Herring cheated, and pulled Ellis’ hair during the match. Herrig adressed her critics on Facebook. Post by Felice Herrig fan page. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 15, 2014 10:01 am

Herrig on criticism: ‘I’m just going to keep being who I am’

Felice Herrig has often caught criticism from fans, and fellow fighters. Herring keeps a positive attitude about the criticism, and insists she will simply continue to be who she is. She spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss her persona, and why she isn’t going to change for anyone. “I’ve always been who I...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 14, 2014 11:12 am

Dana White: ‘Diaz needs to get serious about this sport, or retire’

Nate Diaz suffered a one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 that saw Diaz’ leg battered over the course of three rounds. Following the loss, UFC President Dana White said that Diaz needed to either get serious about the sport, or retire. “There’s a laundry...

Dec 13, 2014 11:39 am

Rose: ‘I felt like a kid in there’

“I was very excited to go in there and win it and take it all. I just gotta go back and really just ponder everything and try to evolve and learn from this and grow as a woman. I kind of felt like a kid in there. I just gotta take that and grow from...