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Dec 13, 2013 8:35 am

QUICK TWITT | Bantamweight Contender Cat Zingano Back To Training

Female bantamweight contender Cat Zingano should be preparing for her title shot against Ronda Rousey right now. Instead, the UFC’s true number one contender is out on the sidelines rehabbing a knee injury that forced her out of her TUF coaching gig and title shot. However, good news on the Zingano front has now come...

Dec 12, 2013 3:52 pm

BJPENN.COM: Quick Hits (Anderson Silva: Underdog or Favorite?)

After months and months of figuring out how to tackle a proper format for an article like this, we here at BJPENN.COM are excited to welcome you to the first edition of ‘Quick Hits’. Inspired by roundtable discussions and television shows like ESPN’s Around the Horn, ‘Quick Hits’ will tackle some of the biggest and...

Dec 12, 2013 8:55 am

Nate Diaz Getting Called Out Left And Right

Coming off a much-needed win, former UFC lightweight title challenger, Nate Diaz is getting his fair share of challenges these days. The Stockton based fighter last saw action at the TUF 18 Finale event where he easily dispatched former rival Gray Maynard via KO in the first round of action. Now back in the mix,...

Dec 12, 2013 8:38 am

QUICK TWITT | The UFC’s New Strawweight Ladies React To UFC Signing

Yesterday we learned that the UFC has put together an all-star cast of 115 pound female fighters. The world’s top 11 strawweights have been plucked from InvictaFC and will all compete in the 20th season of the Ultimate Fighter. The winner of TUF 20 will serve as the inaugural UFC strawweight champion of the world....


Dec 11, 2013 10:39 am

PHOTO | X-Ray Of Ryan Bader’s Broken Hand Suffered Against Perosh

Last weekend we saw, TUF Season 8 winner, Ryan Bader return to form during the UFC Fight Night Fight Night 33 main card. Sometime during his dominating three-round bout against Anthony Perosh, Bader broke his hand. The UFC light-heavyweight fighter sent out the image (below) of the fracture that, according to reports, will require surgery...

Dec 9, 2013 12:56 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale Drug Test Results: All Fighters Cleared

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale, which took place November 30 in Las Vegas, saw Julianna Pena and Chris Holdsworth crowned as the two “TUF 18” champions, as well as a spectacular knockout win for lightweight fighter Nate Diaz (shown above). The Nevada State Athletic Director has released the results from its post-fight drug screening, and...

Dec 9, 2013 12:54 pm

Ronda Rousey 10-1 Favorite Over Tate In Rematch

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey (above) comes into her UFC 168 title defense against longtime rival Miesha Tate as the heavy favorite, earning 10-1 odds in the betting world.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA The last few months may have seen UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey lose her title as everyone’s favorite female...

Dec 9, 2013 10:33 am

EXCLUSIVE | Ozkilic to break new ground at UFC on Fox 9

  Alp Ozkilic will have the pride of a nation behind him Saturday when he steps foot inside the UFC cage. Not only is Ozkilic making his organizational debut at UFC on Fox 9 held in Sacramento but he will be the first Turkish-born fighter to compete in the Octagon. Ozkilic, an 8-1, 27-year-old flyweight,...

Dec 9, 2013 8:19 am

UFC on Fox 10 adds Cruickshank vs. Rio

The UFC on Fox 10 card added its 11th fight to the docket. Lightweights Daron Cruickshank (13-4, *pictured) and Mike Rio (9-3) will meet in Chicago, the promotion announced on Sunday. UFC on FOX 10 takes place on Jan. 25 at the United Center in Chicago. The main event will pit two lightweight contenders in...

Dec 9, 2013 8:05 am

POLL RESULTS: Are you still a fan of Ronda Rousey?

13,000 people took part in last week’s BJPENN.COM poll, asking fans if Ronda Rousey was still worthy of your devotion as a fan. Following her stint on the UFC’s hit reality series, ‘The Ultimate Fighter’, many fans believe that Ronda Rousey is no longer the picture perfect poster child for women’s MMA. Internet chatter would...

Dec 9, 2013 8:00 am

PHOTO | Frankie Edgar Receives BJJ Blackbelt

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar received his Brazilian Jiu Jitsu blackbelt from Ricardo Almeida over the weekend. The former champ and current featherweight fighter will now face off with BJ Penn at a yet to be determined place and time in 2014 as part of their TUF season 19 coaching gig.

Dec 6, 2013 9:00 am

‘UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PST, BJPENN.COM will be providing our readers with live results and round-by-round action from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 33 main card event going down in Brisbane Australia. If you aren’t going to be attending live or cannot make the broadcast on FOX Sports 1, tune in right here to follow along...

Dec 6, 2013 7:46 am

Forrest Griffin: ‘I physically can’t (come back) To MMA’

One of the greatest of all time and possibly the most recognizable name in MMA, Forrest Griffin, retired from Mixed Martial Arts earlier this year. Griffin, known best for his epic three round war with Stephan Bonnar at the TUF Season 1 Finale, and grueling battles with greats like Anderson Silva, “Rampage” Jackson, and “Shogun”...

Dec 6, 2013 7:27 am

Nick Catone vs Tom Watson Added to 169

Another bout has been added to the quickly filling Super Bowl weekend card. Nick Catone (9-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) will fight Tom Watson (16-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC 169, UFC officials announced Thursday. Both fighters are looking to come back from losses. Catone last fought at the TUF 16 Finale in December of 2012, where he...

Dec 5, 2013 8:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown talks upcoming fight with Condit and more

By Evan Stoumbelis Recently I was fortunate enough to interview top welterweight contender Matt “The Immortal” Brown on his upcoming fight with Carlos Condit, GSP vs. Hendricks, how he got his start in the sport and more. As always, Matt’s responses are italicized. How is training for the Condit fight going?: So far so good...

Dec 5, 2013 8:21 am

Cat Zingano injury update: Cleared to train, wants the winner of Rousey vs. Tate 2

UFC women’s bantamweight title contender, Cat Zingano (8-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC), finally got some good news following her latest visit with her physician, who revealed that “Alpha” was cleared to resume jiu-jitsu training, as well as light pad work, with full clearance expected for March 1, 2014. Naturally, Zingano was thrilled by the news (via...

Dec 4, 2013 6:59 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘I Made Basic Mistakes’ Against Weidman

On the night of July 6 this past year, for the first time in his seven-year tenure with the UFC, Anderson Silva failed to obtain victory. Throughout the duration of his championship bout with Chris Weidman, it seemed as though Silva could hardly take the American challenger seriously. ‘The Spider’ had started to engage in...

Dec 4, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Fighter Accuses McGregor Of Buying Twitter Followers & Calling Out Losers

Is the UFC’s hottest Irish commodity nothing more than a phony and faker? TUF veteran and UFC middleweight fighter Luke Barnatt seems to think so. The up-and-comer had some harsh words for his fellow European during his recent guest slot on ‘The MMA Hour‘. Check it: “Paradigm is the management company that I believe that...

Dec 4, 2013 8:53 am

Lombard wants Jake Shields bout next, talks GSP and Alien abductions

Former Bellator middleweight champion and current UFC welterweight contender, Hector Lombard (33-4-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC), recently told Steven Marrocco of MMAJunkie  that he’s gunning for a fight with “boring” Jake Shields, this after requests to fight Carlos Condit and Martin Kampmann failed to come to fruition: “I think he’s been so boring and me always trying for...

Dec 4, 2013 7:33 am

UFC on FOX 9: Dodson Injured, Out Of Jorgensen Fight

The UFC on FOX 9 card has taken another hit to its roster with the removal of Dodson vs. Jorgensen. The event, which goes down on December 14th was supposed to feature a lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Josh Thomson. Instead, a shift in the TUF Finale main event will see ‘Mighty Mouse’ versus...

Dec 3, 2013 11:19 am

VIDEO | Ronda Rousey Talks Street Fighting Men And More On Jimmy Kimmel

Last Night on the Jimmy Kimmel show, UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey talked about her altercation with a group of men in a movie theatre, her time as TUF coach, her mom and more. If you want to see the second part of the interview click HERE or hop to page 2.

Dec 3, 2013 10:02 am

QUICK TWITT | Conor McGregor Says Fight With Diego Sanchez ‘Will Happen’

If we are to believe Irishman, Conor McGregor, his feud with TUF 1 winner Diego Sanchez will culminate in a bout contested in the UFC’s welterweight division. McGregor’s career is set as a featherweight fighter (145lbs.) but for a fight with his bitter rival he wants to make the trip up two divisions. Check it:...

Dec 3, 2013 7:25 am

Mike Kogan: Diaz’s Salary Dropped Because “I Suck As A Manager, Lol”

Many were confused when the The Ultimate Fighter Season 18 Finale salary list came out, and saw that Nate Diaz’s payout had dropped to $15,000 to show, and $15,000 to win. The strangest part, was the man Diaz beat, Gray Maynard, made $45,000 just to show up. Cage Potato reached out to Diaz’s manager Mike...