Freddie Roach, “B.J. Penn is by far the best striker in MMA”

The panel was discussing the upcoming super fight between B.J. Penn and Georges St. Pierre on Fox News’ Fight Game with host Mike Straka this week. Their special guest for the show was Yahoo MMA writer, Kevin Iole.

Iole states that in a recent conversation he had with Freddie Roach, the legendary boxing trainer shared with him he believes B.J. Penn has the best striking in MMA. And by striking the assumption is he means boxing.

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3 rounds with Mike Straka’s FIGHT GAME

Fox News presents FIGHT GAME: Mike Straka and the guys go three rounds this week discussing Manny Pacquaio’s defeat of De La Hoya, the possibility of Mark Ecko buying bankrupt ProElite, and the upcoming super fight between B.J. Penn and Georges St. Pierre.

Fight Game, Round 1: Oscar bested by Manny Pacquiao. What chances would he have in MMA?

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Alves to fight Swick?

Thigao Alves may need one more fight before getting a crack at the Welterweight Title. A recent rumor pits the American Top Team Welterweight against Mike “Quick” Swick before facing the winner of St. Pierre vs Penn.

Mark Chalifoux of the Baltimoresun.com mentioned this probable scenario in his latest blog entry.

What makes this rumor of interest to most fans would be Dana White’s latest proclamation.  As recently as last week, the UFC President revealed that Alves’ next fight would be for the title.

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Georges St. Pierre & Topps trading cards

Who doesnt remember the excitement of ripping open a wax-pack of Topps baseball cards as a child with the anticipation of getting your favorite slugger’s card packed with the smell of crunchy, stale, cardboard-like bubble gum? Joining the ranks of the mainstream collector cards are the new Topps UFC Trading Cards. Here’s a look at some of the new GSP cards and a talk with the champ.

Here’s another Topps video with Matt Serra:

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The B.J. Penn Show pilot episode

The first episode of the BJPENN.COM SHOW aired on KHON channel 2 in Hawaii on November 30th. Here’s a look at the pilot episode as B.J. gets ready for his big fight with Georges St. Pierre at UFC 94. You gotta love that B.J. Penn theme song that he always walks out to. Please like … Read more

Don’t expect the UFC in Hawaii anytime soon

by:  Jack Bratcher

At a time when MMA is legal in almost every state in the Union and the sport’s largest proponent, the UFC is poised to take over the world, one place the UFC will not be holding an event anytime in the foreseeable future is Hawaii.

Although UFC President Dana White and two of his champions, B.J. Penn and Georges St. Pierre are in Hawaii today holding a press conference to promote their title fight at UFC 94 and even though MMA is wildly popular on the islands, White has stated that it is too expensive to hold an event there.

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Dana White video blog for UFC 91 #7

Here’s the final video blog for UFC 91. It was filmed right before, during, and after the event. Lots of cameos in this one. Someone please tell me was that Martin Sheen saying hi to Brock Lesnar in his dressing room? Please like & share: