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Oct 19, 2016 1:46 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 3 | Alan Jouban | Rashad Evans | Dan Severn | Kelvin Gastelum

  BJPENN.COM Radio is back with another fantastic guest line-up for your listening pleasure! 8:15PM ET- We will kick off the show with UFC Welterweight Alan “Brahma” Jouban. Alan will be giving us his thoughts on Mike Perry, his opponent for December 22nd at UFC on FOX 22. This bout was just announced last week...

Jan 15, 2015 5:04 pm

Danzig Chimes In On UFC Lawsuit

Former UFC lightweight fighter Mac Danzig recently spoke with MSNBC about a number of topics including the recent class action lawsuit filed against his former employer. The now retired Danzig doesn’t feel like the UFC has supported the mixed martial arts industry, his words: Basically, they’ve created an industry on their own success, but they...

Jan 15, 2015 4:39 pm

More Drug Test Findings Released On Jon Jones

The WADA-accredited lab utilized by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for UFC 182 has found no evidence that current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones used exogenous testosterone. The NSAC released the report today which stated the following: “Based on the review of steroid profiles and available IRMS data, there is no evidence to...

Jan 12, 2015 2:05 pm

Officials cancel UFC Fight Night event planned for March 7

A UFC Fight Night event tentatively planned for March 7 is no longer taking place. MMAjunkie recently confirmed the news with UFC officials that the event, tentatively labeled “UFC Fight Night 62”, has been scratched from the 2015 schedule. Windsor, Ontario, Canada had been rumored to be the host city for the UFC Fight Night 62 event,...


Jan 12, 2015 1:39 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Nick Diaz 2? Dana White would ‘love to see it’

Current UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA) has only suffered one knockout loss in his 35 professional mixed martial arts fights. That knockout loss came over 10 years ago at UFC 47 to Nick Diaz, who sent Lawler crashing to the canvas early in the second-round of their 2004 battle. Many fans and...

Jan 8, 2015 6:40 pm

Roland Delorme let go by the UFC

Canadian bantamweight fighter “Stunning” Roland Delorme (9-4, 1 NC MMA) has received his walking papers from the UFC. The former TUF 14 competitor went 3-3 with 1 no-contest during his time with the promotion. He scored victories over Josh Ferguson, Nick Denis and Edwin Figueroa while a part of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Delorme was...

Jan 8, 2015 3:48 pm

NSAC blames oversight for Jones Testing Fiasco

A lot of questions still remain unanswered regarding UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones positive test for benzoylecgonine, the main metabolite in cocaine, on December 4, 30 days before his UFC 182 title fight with Daniel Cormier in Las Vegas. One of the more frequent questions being asked is: When did Jones and his team find...

Jan 8, 2015 2:50 pm

Lyoto Machida vs. Luke Rockhold headlines UFC on FOX 15 in Newark

The UFC’s return to New Jersey now has a main event, as UFC officials announced today that middleweights Lyoto Machida and Luke Rockhold will headline April’s “UFC on FOX 15” event in Newark. Rockhold was the first to announce the five-round main event booking, this via his official Instagram feed. Former UFC light heavyweight champion...

Jan 7, 2015 6:10 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 185 in Dallas

A heavyweight clash featuring two of the divisions hardest hitters will take place at UFC 185 this March. UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight title holder Alistair Overeem (38-14 MMA) has agreed to meet Roy Nelson (20-10 MMA) at the event. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was last seen in action in the headlining...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Jan 1, 2015 12:18 pm

Cormier: This is probably my last chance to be the best in the world

Former Olympic Wrestler Daniel Cormier will put his undefeated mixed martial arts record on the line this Saturday night in hopes of capturing UFC gold as he faces reigning light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones in the main event of UFC 182. Jeremy Botter recently did a story on Cormier titled “The Olympian” in which he...

Dec 31, 2014 5:02 am

Rio To Host UFC Fight Night 63

The UFC will return to Rio de Janeiro on March 21 for UFC Fight Night 63. The fight card will mark the UFC’s sixth trip to the “Marvelous City”, but it will serve as Rio’s first ever “UFC Fight Night” event. All five of the previous shows held in Rio were pay-per-view events. We have...

Dec 31, 2014 5:01 am

Politician Responsible For NY MMA Ban Under FBI Investigation

Corruption and politics? Say it ain’t so! The sport of mixed martial arts (MMA) is legal and regulated everywhere in North America… Well, except for New York that is. That’s because New York Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver has done his very best to keep MMA from becoming regulated in the state. As a consequence, amateur...

Dec 27, 2014 2:39 pm

Executive: UFC Going From Promotor To Entertainer

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), is easily the largest mixed martial arts organization in the entire world. The promotion has made footprints all over the globe in recent years, and plans to continue it’s expansion in 2015. The organization already has it’s eyes set on South Korea, Scotland and Russia among others for future UFC events. “As we...

Dec 27, 2014 2:02 pm

First Lesnar, Now Fedor! Coker Going After Everyone

Bellator President Scott Coker is hoping to land some “big fish” in 2015. Coker has already reached out to former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, to let him know he should weigh his options before signing on any dotted lines. Now the former Strikeforce boss has apparently set his sights on Fedor Emelianenko, to see...

Dec 24, 2014 7:09 am

UFC Fight Night 59 Fight Card Finalized

The UFC returns to “Beantown” on January 18 for “UFC Fight Night 59”, an event headlined by a featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor taking on Dennis Siver. In the evenings co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will take on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Here is the official “UFC Fight Night...

Dec 20, 2014 9:10 am

Former NBA star loses kickboxing match due to nasty, bloody, gruesome leg wound

Retired NBA “star” turned pro kickboxer Darko Milicic came up short in his first career fight against Radovan Radojcic on Thursday night, this after he suffered a nasty leg wound, one deep enough to force the referee to stop the bout. Check it out: For those who are not familiar, Darko Milicic was the second overall pick in the...

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 18, 2014 10:36 am

Finalized! UFC on FOX 14 lineup set

The lineup for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden is set and includes a four fight main card which will air on FOX. The event, which takes place January 24 live from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, is headlined by a light heavyweight title eliminator bout featuring hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson taking on surging contender...

Dec 15, 2014 11:27 am

Cejudo: Wrestling ‘a lot tougher than MMA,’ but UFC career provides a living

Henry Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. The former Olympic gold-medalist wrestler scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) that evening. Following his first career UFC victory, Cejudo discussed his wrestling past and...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Diaz on Pettis: Whether it’s today or tomorrow, he’s gonna get got

Nate Diaz will return to the octagon this Saturday night when he squares off with Rafael dos Anjos in a key lightweight bout at UFC on FOX 13. Nate knows that a victory over “RDA” would boost him back in to title contention and get him one step closer to his goal of fighting Anthony...

Dec 10, 2014 4:02 pm

Nate Diaz misses UFC on FOX 13 open workouts

Nate Diaz decided not to attend Wednesday’s UFC on FOX 13 open workouts at Phoenix’s U.S. Airways Center. Diaz, who will co-main event the December 13 fight card, was scheduled to appear alongside fellow headliners Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Rafael dos Anjos. All three of the other fighters showed up to the event,...

Dec 7, 2014 7:38 pm

Sergio Pettis Considering Return To Flyweight

Sergio Pettis (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) earned a unanimous decision victory over Matt Hobar (9-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at Saturday’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. The win moved Sergio to 3-1 in the UFC, with all four of those fights taking place in the bantamweight division of 135-pounds. But after the fight, Pettis suggested...

Dec 2, 2014 5:10 pm

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event loses Irene Aldana vs. Marion Reneau

Friday’s Invicta FC 10 event has lost an intriguing bantamweight bout, as officials announced Monday that Irene Aldana will not be able to compete against Marion Reneau. Aldana (4-1 MMA) was recently hospitalized with a severe case of bronchitis, which resulted in the fight cancellation. With the loss, the Invicta FC 10 lineup now features...

Nov 28, 2014 6:43 pm

Cyborg Fought Through Pain Till The Very End

Former Strikeforce champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was expected to headline next week’s Invicta FC 10 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Justino was forced to pull out of the December 5 headlining bout with an injury. Prior to her recent training trip to Thailand, “Cyborg” said she hurt her foot but did some simple treatment and...