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Jun 27, 2017 7:40 am

Family gives update on Matt Hughes’ condition after near-fatal train wreck

Earlier this month, UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes was involved in a near-fatal accident, as his vehicle collided with a train near his hometown in Illinois. Initially, things looked quite bleak for the former champion. Apparently, however, he is slowly improving in hospital. This according to his family, who gave an update to MMAFighting.com....

May 8, 2017 2:10 pm

Matt Hughes: I would love to come back, I didn’t want to retire in the first place

Back in September of 2011, former UFC welterweight champ and bona fide MMA legend Matt Hughes was knocked out by Josh Koscheck. Given that this marked Hughes’ second straight knockout loss – the other was dealt by our own BJ Penn – he retired shortly thereafter. Apparently, however, retirement was never what Hughes wanted, and...

Apr 24, 2017 9:01 am

Former UFC title challenger Valérie Létourneau is officially a Bellator fighter

Bellator MMA’s run of signing high-profile free agents continues. According to the ever-reliable Ariel Helwani, the rising MMA promotion has officially picked up former UFC strawweight title challenger Valérie Létourneau . The Canadian is expected to debut with the promotion sometime in the late summer. She will compete in the organization’s women’s flyweight division. Former...

Apr 22, 2017 8:59 am

Report: Another former UFC title challenger is close to signing with Bellator

According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Bellator MMA is on the verge of signing another former UFC title challenger. That title challenger is Canada’s Valérie Létourneau, who fought for the UFC strawweight title in 2015, putting forth a valiant effort against dominant champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk. Létourneau is currently on an unfortunate, three-fight losing streak, having...

Mar 22, 2017 10:54 am

Royce Gracie wants Matt Hughes rematch

UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie made his highly anticipated return to MMA over a year ago, where he picked up a 1st round TKO win over Frank Shamrock. The fight was Gracie’s first in nearly a decade, and left fans wondering if they would ever see the 50 year old UFC icon set foot...

Mar 17, 2017 6:25 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Fame fighter Matt Hughes considering comeback

UFC Hall of Fame fighter and former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes recently sat down with Joe Buck for an upcoming episode of AT&T’s “Undeniable with Joe Buck”, where he hinted that he may be in talks with a mixed martial arts promotion regarding a comeback fight. “If I could find an opponent that I...

Feb 23, 2017 8:48 am

Bellator 172 salaries

This past weekend, fight fans tuned in for Bellator 172, for a fight card which was initially supposed to be headlined by Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione, where the MMA icon would be stepping into the Bellator MMA cage for his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut, as well as his first fight in the United...

Dec 2, 2016 10:51 pm

UFC fires Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell & Matt Hughes

News surfaced Friday night that UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell and Matt Hughes had been let go by the UFC as part of the latest round of company-wide layoffs which saw the new WME-IMG owners fire numerous employees several weeks ago. MMAFighting broke the news, which also revealed that between ten and fifteen employees...

Oct 14, 2016 8:19 am

7 of the Bloodiest Fights in UFC History

Halloween is coming, fight fans! In celebration of this spookiest of seasons, we here at BJPenn.com have compiled a list of the bloodiest fights in UFC history. A word of caution, though: this list is not recommended for readers with weak stomachs. You’ve been warned! Here are the 7 bloodiest fights in Octagon history ( in...

Jan 30, 2016 7:44 am

REPLAY! Paul Daley gets walk-off KO at Bellator 148

Paul Daley vs Andy Uhrich #Bellator148 pic.twitter.com/86KxhugnQC — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) January 30, 2016 Last night at Bellator 148, Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley managed to prove once again that he has incredible power in his hands. Daley landed an uppercut that sent Andy Uhrich to the canvas out cold. Josh Koscheck was at the event, and witnessed...

Dec 31, 2015 8:17 am

Is Fedor Bellator bound?

Earlier this morning fight fans witnessed the impressive return of Fedor Emelianenko. ‘The Last Emperor’ managed to pick up an impressive 1st round TKO win over a much larger Jaideep Singh. Of course after the bout the MMA community as well as most of Twitter went wild with talks of “Fedor’s back!” One interesting thing...

Dec 15, 2015 12:13 pm

WATCH! Hughes haunted by loss in final fight

Former UFC champion Matt Hughes hasn’t fought since 2011, when he dropped a KO loss to Josh Koscheck at UFC 135. While Hughes has remained an active figure in the MMA world, in a recent interview with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg he admitted that he’s haunted by the fact that he lost...

Oct 26, 2015 11:30 am

‘I took 6 years off from sparring’

Robbie Lawler is the perfect example of “never say never”. Fans were ecstatic to see “Ruthless” make his return at “UFC 157” in 2013 where due to the fact that he always gave them a show. Even though his run in Strikeforce was less-than-stellar, fans knew they would always get an exciting scrap when Lawler...

Oct 22, 2015 10:38 am

Officials announce new date for Bellator 147

Officials announced today that the initial Dec. 11 date for Bellator 147 has been changed to take place a week earlier, on Dec. 4, according to MMA Junkie. Fighters already scheduled on the card include lightweights in former Strikeforce champion/UFC vet Josh Thomson (21-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Pablo Villaseca (10-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) as...

Oct 20, 2015 7:41 am

TWITTER BEEF! Patrick Cote and Jake Ellenberger trade shots on Twitter

Patrick Cote is itching to book his next fight in the Octagon! Cote took to Twitter to issue a challenge to his fellow UFC welterweights, which Ellenberger accepted. I want to be on the UFC on FOX18 card january 30th ! Who want to share that cage with me ??? TOP 15 !!! #fightersFight @ufc...

Oct 7, 2015 6:53 am

Paul Daley Petitioning For Major Kickboxing Match

Current Bellator MMA welterweight Paul Daley has his eye on gold, but not just MMA gold. The top 170-pound Bellator fighter is at the top of the division and has said before that he wants to win the title before a big rematch with Josh Koscheck takes place. However now he’s added a new goal...

Oct 4, 2015 5:02 pm

Woodley: The media knew my UFC 192 bout was canceled before I did

Johny “Big Rig” Hendricks lost an opportunity to earn another title shot in front of his home-state crowd in Texas when he was forced out of his fight with Tyron Woodley due to weight cutting issues. Woodley was ready to make weight on Friday evening, but learned of his bout falling through in a bizarre...

Sep 19, 2015 7:38 pm

Bellator Dynamite Results: Paul Daley Earns UD Over The Tough Gonzalez

Paul Daley took on Fernando Gonzalez in a GLORY kickboxing match. Daley came out with some hard kicks, to the leg than the body. The round wasn’t too lopsided. Gonzalez held his own, but it most likely went to Daley. His kicks were hard and he seems to be the more active. Daley did his...

Aug 19, 2015 10:15 am

DC: ‘There’s No Tension Between AKA And Dana White’

[ooyala code=”A4N2pzdjpsLmDW4gZHlii26WWWSnJyGR” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”960″ height=”540″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is in a little bit of a pickle. He’s apart of American Kickboxing Academy, or AKA for short. That’s his team and those are his training partners. He’s also obviously the UFC champ and works as a UFC analyst on FOX Sports....

Aug 11, 2015 1:56 pm

Neil Magny Jumps In For Injured Rick Story, Meets Erick Silva At UFN 74

An injury has forced Rick Story (18-8 MMA) to withdraw from his scheduled UFC Fight Night 74 co-main event bout with Erick Silva (18-5 MMA). Replacing Story on short-notice will be fellow welterweight Neil Magny (15-4 MMA), who will be looking to rebound after suffering a submission loss to Demian Maia eleven days ago at...

Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fight Night 74 set with 12 bouts!

The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Saskatoon! The card, which will air on FOX Sports 1, includes a total of 12 bouts and is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring surging contenders Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Max Holloway (13-3 MMA) is currently riding a six-fight win...

Jul 17, 2015 8:31 pm

REPLAY! Paul Daley Get The TKO In Round 2

Paul Daley finishes his fight in the second with a barrage of big punches. Check it out. Do you think it’s time for him to fight Josh Koscheck? https://twitter.com/ZProphet_MMA/status/622238005097467904 Cris Cyborg: ‘I dont hate Ronda Rousey, I’m just promoting the fight’

Jul 14, 2015 3:10 am

Paul Daley: ‘Mr. Crotch-Check Has Serious Issues’

The war of the words continue between Bellator MMA fighters Josh Koscheck and Paul Daley. While talking to The Three Amigos Podcast, Daley had plenty to say about Koscheck: “I think Mr Crotch-check has some serious issues. I think he has some delayed development of the brain. He’s just a very weird guy. I commend...

Jun 24, 2015 12:38 pm

Erick Silva vs. Rick Story set for UFC Fight Night 74 in Saskatoon

A welterweight bout between Erick Silva and Rick Story will serve as the co-main event for the UFC’s debut in Saskatoon this August. UFC officials announced the news earlier today via a press release. Rick “The Horror” Story (18-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at October’s UFC Fight Night event in Sweden, where...

Jun 8, 2015 3:05 pm

Erick Silva Promises to End Fight with Rick Story ‘As Soon as Possible’

There was a time when Erick Silva was looked at as the next big thing to come out of Brazil. Silva suffered a couple setbacks against the likes of Matt Brown, Jon Fitch and Dong Hyun Kim which took the spotlight away from him for a short amount of time. However, still young, Silva is...