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Sep 15, 2015 5:22 pm

Ten Time BJJ World Champion Ready To Start MMA Career

Watch out MMA fighters, here comes a ten time BJJ World Champion. Marcus Almeida, or “Buchecha” as he’s more commonly known, is ready to make the move over to mixed martial arts and plans to do so asap. Buchecha told Combate that after suffering a knee injury, which kept him out of this years ADCC,...

Aug 25, 2015 2:17 pm

AKA Coach Takes Responsibility For Cain’s Loss: ‘I Failed At My Job’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez is well known for being a cardio-machine inside the octagon. The Mexican-American fighter is often able to push a pace that his opponents simply can’t match, which eventually causes them to crumble beneath him. However, that was not the case in Cain’s most recent effort at UFC 188 in...

Jul 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Mike “Quick” Swick Announces His Retirement After UFC 189 Loss

After over ten years of fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Mike “Quick” Swick has chosen to retire. Swick was one of the many UFC main-stays that took part in the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. While he was bested by the likes of Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin in the competition, he spent...

Jun 12, 2015 12:18 pm

Cain Velasquez: ‘I Don’t Need To Talk, I’ll Show Werdum What I Can Do’

UFC heavyweight champion of the world Cain Velasquez is ready to go to war against the interim champion Fabricio Werdum, this Saturday in Mexico City. The AKA fighter talked to our own Layzie The Savage about the fight itself and what threats his Brazilian opponent possess . Do I think [Fabricio Werdum] is the most dangerous...

Jun 10, 2015 1:41 pm

Coach: 25-Minutes With Cain Will Be A JDS Type Beating For Werdum

“By saying a zero chance, it’s not an actual statement. I’m saying he has little chance. The bottom line is from what I viewed of the Mark Hunt fight [at UFC 180], Mark Hunt was beating him in the stand-up the first round, thrashing him somewhat on the ground…is Mark Hunt some great jiu-jitsu guy?...

Jun 8, 2015 2:41 pm

Rothwell: ‘I Doubt Velasquez Will Fight the Same Once PED Testing Starts’

Ben Rothwell is basking in the glory of his win from Saturday night when he dominated “Meathead” Matt Mitrione at UFC Fight Night 68. Rothwell cut an interview after the fight which put the entire heavyweight division on blast, and he vowed he would become the UFC Heavyweight Champion. Rothwell has his sights set on...

Jun 7, 2015 8:31 pm

Coach: Werdum Has No Chance, Velasquez Will Kill Him

Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum will be unifying their UFC Heavyweight Championships at UFC 188 in Mexico City, Mexico next weekend. Even though he has shown incredible improvement in each of his octagon outings since returning in 2012, Javier Mendez still thinks Werdum has no chance at beating Cain Velasquez. “I’m very confident in this...

May 4, 2015 11:19 am

Dana White Calls For Less Sparring, Less Contact To Prevent Injuries

  With the injury to Khabib Nurmagomedov, UFC president Dana White has ramped up his conversation about injuries. More specifically, White has some thoughts on how fighters should be training. Check out what he had to say when he spoke with La Aficion. “The conversation that I was having with Javier Mendez, is we’ve got...

Apr 22, 2015 9:30 am

Velasquez & AKA Respond Dana White Calling Their Gym ‘Stone Age’

American Kickboxing Academy hosts some of the world’s most dominant fighters and it is partially because of their coach Javier Mendez. UFC President Dana White accused AKA of operating under a “stone age” mentality where they work their fighters to the bone which causes fighters to pull out of their fights due to injuries. UFC...

Apr 17, 2015 9:17 am

Coach vs Coach Challenge! — Werdum Tells Cain To Have Mendes Fight Cordeiro

“Velasquez’s coach usually doesn’t talk too much, I don’t see him talking before the fights, and you can see that his athlete isn’t well. Cain hasn’t fought in two years, so he wants to put him back up by talking. If he really is the champion’s coach, he doesn’t need to talk. If he wants,...

Apr 5, 2015 10:28 am

Iaquinta: I Looked Up and Two Kids Were Flipping Me Off!

Al Iaquinta won at UFC Fight Night 63 but got a little wrapped up in the crowd booing him after a controversial decision. During the post-fight interview in the octagon, Iaquinta when off on the crowd, cursing at them and storming out of the cage. At the post-fight press conference the UFC lightweight explained what...

Apr 4, 2015 5:17 pm

NO ENTRY! Ronda Rousey’s Biography “Too Violent” For Walmart

Don’t expect to catch UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey signing books at your local Walmart, because the MMA mega-star’s biography has been banned from the powerhouse retailer. PageSix.com has it: Walmart — the largest seller of guns and ammo in the country — is refusing to sell a book by cage-fighting cutie Ronda Rousey on...

Apr 4, 2015 3:05 pm

Daniel Cormier: “These girls are a world behind Ronda Rousey” – Exclusive

In part two of his interview with BJPENN.COM reporter Layzie The Savage, UFC light-heavyweight Daniel Cormier talks about women’s bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey, and who he thinks will be able to challenge her. Cormier also spoke about Anderson Silva’s failed drug tests and what that will do to his legacy. Check out some of the...

Apr 4, 2015 3:04 pm

Mendes Breaks Down Lamas Win, Wants 3rd Title Shot

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hfJdihbDY0E Chad Mendes talks about his TKO victory against Ricardo Lamas and a possible title shot. WATCH! AKA FOUNDER JAVIER MENDEZ – ‘WERDUM CAN’T DO ANYTHING TO CAIN’, + AN AKA UPDATE!

Apr 4, 2015 3:03 pm

A Calmer Al Iaquinta Reacts To Booing Fans, Controversial Decision

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zKFUbyYXto0 Al Iaquinta talks about fighting his heart out after his win over Jorge Masvidal. This is the calm version of Al Iaquinta. If you want the raging, cursing at the crowd Al, that’s HERE! WATCH! AKA FOUNDER JAVIER MENDEZ – ‘WERDUM CAN’T DO ANYTHING TO CAIN’, + AN AKA UPDATE!

Apr 4, 2015 3:00 pm

“Rampage” Puts Wrestlers on Blast: ‘Be Entertaining!’

“I’m a wrestler and I just want exciting fights. If you’re going to wrestle, be an entertaining wrestler. Don’t just hold me down.” “I’m very excited about fighting a standup fighter.” “I think taking little steps. Taking out Maldonado. Taking out the next guy. I need to prove to myself that I’m good enough to...