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Nov 2, 2015 9:39 am

PHOTO | Dan Henderson on his way to Brazil for ‘UFC FN: Sao Paulo’

Dan Henderson is gearing up to fight Vitor Belfort for the 3rd time this Saturday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Sao Paulo’. Henderson posted a photo to Twitter showing himself on a plane, en route to Sao Paulo for a fight that has all the makings to be another classic! Hendo is coming off a TKO...

Nov 2, 2015 9:13 am

Mendes: ‘Nik Lentz would destroy McGregor’

Some critics have ridiculed top featherweight Chad “Money” Mendes’ conditioning after his loss to Conor McGregor at UFC 189. Mendes took the McGregor fight on short notice and has made it clear that a full camp would result in a different outcome. “The only people that are questioning my conditioning are Conor McGregor nut-hangers, and...

Nov 2, 2015 7:18 am

Gunnar Nelson discusses issues with cutting weight

There has been much talk lately of weight-cutting and the dangers it poses to a fighter’s health especially given the recent IV ban. Johny Hendricks is one of many fighters who cuts a tremendous amount of weight to fight at welterweight, and recently it landed him in the hospital leading up to his UFC 192...

Nov 1, 2015 10:10 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Halloween – Part 2!

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, which resulted in many fighters dressing up in Halloween costumes. The result was many scary and many hysterical costumes. There were so many good ones, that we had to compile a second list of the best costumes from the MMA community. In addition, see more fighter’s Halloween costumes by...


Nov 1, 2015 8:50 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates halloween

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, and as can be expected, the result was pretty great. Below is a compilation of fighter’s rocking their halloween costumes on social media. Awesome turn out for Halloween sparring today @syndicatemma!! Even had a guest appearance by the real @FlavorFlav! pic.twitter.com/2R7vbiniiE — John Wood (@bigwoodmma) October 31, 2015 Halloween...

Nov 1, 2015 8:09 am

OSP puts light heavyweight and heavyweight division on notice

Ovince Saint Preux is looking to play the role of ‘Donald Cerrone’ for the UFC’s higher weight-classes. After losing via submission to Glover Teixeira back in August, OSP is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later with hopes of returning to the win column. He spoke to FOX Sports: “I’m healthy,...

Oct 31, 2015 1:37 pm

Cormier no-shows backroom fight, photoshops picture

Recently Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier agreed to a backroom fight at the opening of Greg Jackson’s new gym in New Mexico. Daniel Cormier was MIA for most of the morning, which led to Jones calling him out on Twitter. Daniel Cormier then responded with a photoshopped image, trolling Jones by saying he was at...

Oct 31, 2015 10:39 am

Lineker slams Caraway: ‘I need another name I can KO’

John Lineker successfully moved up to bantamweight at UFC 191 when he defeated Francisco Rivera via submission, and is looking to build upon the win. Bryan Caraway is more than willing to fight John Lineker, which caught Lineker’s attention, and if this back-and-forth continues the pair will likely end up fighting. Lineker spoke to MMAJunkie...

Oct 31, 2015 10:30 am

Khabib’s dad blames injury on improper training regime

Khabib Nurmagomedov withdrew from his 3rd fight in a row earlier this week when he suffered a rib injury in training. This comes after back to back serious knee injuries that have sidelined Nurmagomedov since his unanimous decision win over Rafael Dos Anjos back in April of 2014. Nurmagomedov’s father and coach, Abdulmanap, took to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:51 am

Weidman: “I’m trying to become the greatest of all time”

Chris Weidman gave critics a warning after his 1st round TKO win over Vitor Belfort, ‘join the team before it’s too late.’ Now, Weidman has revealed that not only does he have his sights set on going down as the greatest middleweight of all time after already defeating numerous MMA legends, but he wants to...

Oct 31, 2015 9:42 am

Askren rips ‘dummy’ Johny Hendricks

The Askren-Hendricks saga continues! Ben Askren has previously stated that he’s okay not signing with the UFC, however that hasn’t stopped him from talking trash to former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks any chance he gets. Askren even went as far as to harass Hendricks in person, telling him to ask Dana White to set...

Oct 31, 2015 8:35 am

Jared Rosholt preparing for Stefan Struve with ‘all kinds of stupid stuff’

For many, fighting 6’11 dutch kickboxer Stefan Struve is a very tall order (pun intended), however Jared Rosholt and his camp have been doing some interesting things to prepare Rosholt for the size of Struve. The pair are set to throw down at UFC 193 on November 14th. Rosholt spoke on MMAJunkie Radio to discuss...

Oct 31, 2015 12:16 am

McGregor on Dillashaw superfight: “He’s too small”

Since Conor McGregor called TJ Dillashaw a ‘snake in the grass’ on TUF 22 there has been much speculation of a McGregor vs. Dillashaw superfight. While McGregor is currently the interim champion at featherweight, which is only one weight division above bantamweight where Dillashaw reigns as king, he has plans to move up to lightweight...

Oct 30, 2015 11:52 pm

Jon Jones & Daniel Cormier agree to unsanctioned fight this weekend

Friday morning Jon Jones sent out a Tweet saying that he would fight Daniel Cormier in the OSU wrestling room, he just wanted the belt back. That prompted Daniel Cormier to hop on Twitter and accept Jones’ challenge. Honestly I'd fight Daniel in the OSU wrestling room. John Smith can be our referee. Just trying...

Oct 30, 2015 11:21 pm

VanZant didn’t hesitate when offered Namajunas fight

Earlier this week it was announced that Joanne Calderwood had been forced out of her UFC FN 80 headlining bout against Paige VanZant. It was also announced that Rose Namajunas had stepped in on short notice to fight VanZant in the main event. MMAFighting spoke to VanZant to discuss her thoughts on fighting Namajunas as...

Oct 30, 2015 1:13 pm

Jones ‘instrumental’ in Holm’s preparation for Rousey

Ahead of her UFC title shot against undefeated UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, Holly Holm has been receiving extra training advice from the arguable pound 4 pound king, Jon Jones. Jones and Holm are teammates, but from what Holm told media members on the UFC 193 conference call yesterday, Jones has been working with...

Oct 30, 2015 11:40 am

With Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, Tony Ferguson gets new opponent at TUF 22 Finale

With the lightweight division rumble of Khabib Nurmagomedov having to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale, Ferguson has been booked with a new opponent for the Dec. 11 fight. Edson Barboza has stepped in to replace Nurmagomedov, according to an announcement from the UFC on Friday. While Nurmagomedov...

Oct 30, 2015 10:29 am

Joe Lauzon rallying for the fight against cancer! Here is how you can join

UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon and his family have already beat the biggest opponent they could ever face. Lauzon’s son was diagnosed with cancer just days after he was born last year. Fortunately young Joey Lauzon has the fighting spirit like his dad and was able to overcome the illness. Lauzon is rallying for a donation...

Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am

Exclusive Video: Rousey’s coach explains her dominance in the sport

[ooyala code=”lpczlieDpwlPpmVDVfgaIYka10HJhrVx” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan about his prized pupil’s dominance in the sport. UFC 193 goes down on November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. Rousey vs. Holm...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 8:14 am

Joe Rogan reacts to Miesha Tate’s potential retirement

Miesha Tate has been understandably frustrated since the UFC gave a title shot to Holly Holm after they promised the shot to Tate for defeating Jessica Eye at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ earlier this year. Earlier this week Tate even went as far as to say that if the UFC relinquished her...

Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 29, 2015 9:44 pm

Kimbo Slice to headline Bellator show in February

He’s back! After scoring an impressive KO win over Ken Shamrock back at Bellator 138 in June Kimbo Slice is looking to build momentum in the start of 2016. Jeremy Botter of the Houston Chronicle is reporting that Slice will be headlining a Bellator event on February 19th, however no opponent has been named. Slice...

Oct 29, 2015 8:21 pm

‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses reffing Lawlar-MacDonald bout

‘Big’ John McCarthy is a veteran referee, and is an expert when it comes to fighter safety. With that being said, his expertise came in handy at UFC 189 when he was the referee for the Robbie Lawler vs. Rory MacDonald bout. The fight was a bloody one from the first round, when MacDonald had...

Oct 29, 2015 4:04 pm

McGregor fought Mendes with serious ACL injury

After defeating Chad Mendes for the interim UFC featherweight championship at UFC 189, it was revealed by McGregor and his coach that he had a knee injury that prevented him from kicking for a portion of his training camp. While no further details were given, McGregor has now revealed that he tore almost all of...

Oct 29, 2015 1:13 pm

Tim Kennedy: Don’t buy my Fight Kit, I make pennies

[ooyala code=”E3bndneDqp0fj7r4NA0EBBJ8szwNpjbq” player_id=”26a050614fc041abbebb2f55b27fcae4″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with American hero Tim kennedy To kick off Kennedy’s appearance on the show, he discussed his role in the upcoming zombie movie, ‘Range 15’ which also features several...

Oct 29, 2015 11:08 am

Female Boxing Champion: ‘I would knock out Ronda Rousey, plain and simple”

[ooyala code=”dlcHhneDoy1n7jJftSKgsWbAO2sPTFnm” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] On the most recent episode of the popular MMA podcast ‘The Brutally Honest Show,’ the guys spent some time speaking with Female boxing champion Layla McCarter who first discussed her thoughts about UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey recently appearing on the cover of Ring magazine, and whether...