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Jun 3, 2015 5:58 am

Update: War Machine Will Remain Behind Bars

Jonathan Koppenhaver will have to stay behind bars while he waits for his trial in September, ruled a judge on Wednesday. Koppenhaver is facing 34 counts, including two counts of attempted murder, when his trial comes around. On Wednesday his lawyers tried to get those two charges thrown out, but the judge ruled that there...

May 20, 2015 10:30 am

Cormier Blasts Bader For Trying to Jump Line to get Title Shot

Jon “Bones” Jones’ run in with the law may have thrown a monkey wrench in plans for “UFC 187” and his bout with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson, but it certainly brought the light heavyweight division back to life. After it was announced that Jones was arrested, Cormier mentioned he waited patiently for his phone to ring...

May 7, 2015 1:03 pm

Rockhold: ‘Jones was a ticking time bomb… It was bound to happen!’

  The MMA world is still trying to wrap it’s head around the recent Jon Jones saga. The pound-for-pound top ranked fighter in the world and the now former UFC light-heavyweight champion, is now neither of those things. He was stripped of his title and suspended indefinitely following his arrest stemming from a hit-and-run car...


Apr 29, 2015 10:31 pm

Stann: ‘I Wasn’t Really Shocked by Jones’ Legal Troubles’

“I’d love to say I was shocked, but I was not. On a scale from one to 10, probably a four or a five. I was shocked at the details surrounding it and how it went down.” Brian Stann, the former training partner of Jon Jones, weighs in on the news of Jones most recent...

Apr 29, 2015 4:09 pm

1ST OF HIS KIND! Jon Jones Sets New Precedent For Title Strippings.

Tuesday evening was not the first time a fighter has been stripped of his title and it won’t be the last. However, Jon Jones became the first champion to be stripped for violating the fighter’s code of conduct policy after his hit and run incident! MMA.TV compiled a list that highlights UFC fighters’ title vacancies!...

Apr 28, 2015 8:39 pm

Suspended and Stripped From His Title — UFC’s Official Statement on Jon Jones

“UFC announced that it has suspended Jon Jones indefinitely and stripped him of the light heavyweight title as a result of violations of the organization’s Athlete Code of Conduct Policy. Jones was recently arrested in Albuquerque, N.M. on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident involving personal injury. As a result of...

Apr 28, 2015 2:05 pm

He Can FLY! Jon Jones Can Travel Out of State for UFC 187

Jon Jones appeared in front of Judge Maria Dominguez at the Bernalillo County Metropolitan Court in Albuquerque, New Mexico to review whether or not the officer has a reason to arrest him in the first place. The UFC Light Heavyweight Champion did not enter a plea at the proceeding and a sixty day rule date...

Apr 28, 2015 2:04 pm

UH OH — Dana White & UFC Officials Have Met with Jon Jones!

UFC President Dana White, CEO Lorenzo Fertitta and COO Lawrence Epstein all flew to Albuquerque, New Mexico on Tuesday to meet with Jon Jones. The light heavyweight champion, his legal team and UFC officials will be discussing the fallout of his arrest on Monday on a felony charge of leaving the scene of an accident...

Apr 28, 2015 6:57 am

“Rumble” Willing To Wait A Year For Jones Fight If He Has To

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is expected to defend his title against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in the headlining bout of next month’s UFC 187 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Unfortunately for fight fans, that title bout is now in jeopardy due to Jones’ recent arrest on Monday evening. “Rumble” Johnson appeared on yesterday’s...

Apr 28, 2015 6:03 am

UPDATE: Jon Jones released from jail on $2,500 bail

Just a few hours after surrendering to authorities, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is already out of jail. Jones posted $2,500 bail on Monday evening and was released shortly after 10pm, this according to Bernadillo County Metro Detention Center (MDC) release records. On Monday Jones, who is expected to defend his title against...

Apr 27, 2015 6:14 pm

UPDATE: Jon Jones Is In Police Custody

Well folks, the (sort of) manhunt for UFC champion Jon Jones is over. Reports are claiming that Jones is indeed in police custody now. Check out Ariel Helwani’s tweets about the situation below. According to Helwani, the UFC is aware of the arrest and will wait to make a statement. BJPENN.COM will continue to stay...

Apr 27, 2015 7:28 am

MMA Fighter Accused Of Sexual Abuse Dies From Apparent Suicide

  Eben Kaneshiro, a veteran MMA fighter, who was arrested and charged with several counts of first-degree sex abuse and first-degree sodomy involving a boy under the age of 12 last week has died of an apparent suicide. According to KTVZ, Kaneshiro was in jail being held on a $50,000.00 bail. On Sunday, early in...

Mar 24, 2015 11:23 am

Ronda Visits Governers Office In Pursuit Of MMA in NY

“New York state is the most dangerous place in the United States to do MMA. MMA is here right now. It’s just not regulated. It’s only allowed at the amateur level. Amateur athletes, they’re not paid, not regulated. There’s no blood testing to make sure that the athletes are safe. There’s no drug testing. “It’s...

Mar 3, 2015 10:48 am

Eight Fighters Released By The UFC

Eight UFC fighters have been released from their contracts. Brian Bowles, Akira Corassani, Stanislav Nedkov, Andy Ogle, Humberto Brown, Rodolfo Rubio, Juan Puig and Tim Gorman, have all been let go. Former WEC Champion Brian Bowles was recently arrested on drug charges, and that came while serving a suspension for PEDs. He went 2-2 during...

Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...

Feb 12, 2015 11:40 am

UFC “Cautiously Optimistic” That MMA Will Hit New York In 2015

UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta believes that 2015 may indeed be the year MMA gets legalized in the State of New York. “Speaker Heastie has long been a sponsor and strong supporter of the bill to have New York join the 49 other states that legalize and regulate MMA,” Lorenzo said in a statement to Channel...

Jan 23, 2015 11:49 am

Dave Herman: ‘The cops treated me like a dog’

Former UFC heavyweight fighter Dave Herman was shot with a taser and then arrested by police early Tuesday morning in Indiana. The heavyweight competitor was released on $7,500 bail later that night. Herman now faces three charges including resisting law enforcement with a vehicle, battery against law enforcement, neglect of a dependent and resisting law...

Jan 19, 2015 1:21 pm

Mayhem Miller Stabbed?

Since his retirement, Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller has found himself in the headlines frequently with multiple arrests. Yesterday, Mayhem sent out a warning to people who have recently tried to murder him according to the former MMA star, along with a picture of a gruesome, and fresh, wound that resembles that of a knife wound. All...

Dec 29, 2014 11:07 pm

Michael Johnson’s Absence From UFC Due To ‘Domestic Dispute’

Earlier this week it was announced that Michael Johnson would be returning to the UFC to fight Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The bout comes after Johnson had been absent from the Octagon for 9 months, which we now know came as a result of a ‘domestic dispute’. The...

Dec 29, 2014 4:05 pm

Jones: ‘I Hope UFC Gives CM Punk A Real Opponent So He Can Get Knocked Out’

The UFC has caught criticism since announcing the signing of CM Punk. With some saying the signing is good for business, while others say Punk, real name Phil Brooks, doesn’t deserve a free pass to the UFC. Jon Jones is the most recent fighter to speak out against the signing, saying: “At the same time...

Dec 14, 2014 11:12 am

Dana White: ‘Diaz needs to get serious about this sport, or retire’

Nate Diaz suffered a one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 that saw Diaz’ leg battered over the course of three rounds. Following the loss, UFC President Dana White said that Diaz needed to either get serious about the sport, or retire. “There’s a laundry...

Nov 22, 2014 7:58 am

Nick Diaz on DUI: ‘I’m not Lodi PD’s favorite’

Earlier this year, Nick Diaz was charged with DUI, and obstruction of justice for attempting to make himself throw up after the Lodi PD asked him to take a breathalyzer test. While fans feared Diaz bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 184 may be in jeopardy, the bout wasn’t cancelled, and will go down January...

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Glory WS star sentenced to four years in jail for drug charges

Kickboxing veteran Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail stemming from a 2010 arrest for cocaine charges. Despite Gerges’ 2-2 record in Glory WS, he has compiled a 45-14-1 record throughout his 11 year career, and notched wins over Anderson Silva (Not the Anderson Silva), kickboxing legend Badr Hari, and Daniel Ghita...