Jessica Eye says Sarah McMann wouldn’t talk to her ‘for years’ after Eye signed with UFC

Sarah McMann and Jessica Eye lock horns on Sunday in crucial bantamweight clash at the Mandalay Bay Events Centre in Las Vegas, and it seems that their former friendship has turned sour. Eye believes McMann has had an issue with her since the Cleveland native signed with the UFC. The team Strong Style fighter says the pair previously cross-trained, and that McMann requested her help for a training camp prior to McMann’s UFC debut against Sarah Kaufman. “We’ve a very unique story. I’ve trained with her multiple times. I brought her into my Bellator camp, so we became friends and […]


Paul Felder working with ‘incredible’ Coach Mark Henry ahead of Burkman fight at UFC Fight nIght 88

Paul Felder returns to the Octagon Sunday night against Josh Burkman in Las Vegas at UFC Fight Night 88, in what is sure to be ‘one’ of many potential FOTN contenders. The fiery lightweight has switched up his training camp and headed close by to New Jersey to link up with standout striking coach, Mark Henry. He has also spent time sparring in Nick Catone’s gym. Felder’s hometown team is Renzo Gracie Philadelphia, where he trains under his BJJ coach, Daniel Gracie (Who is currently away in Boston). The “Irish Dragon” previously trained in Donald Cerrones’ BMF ranch in New […]

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BJ Penn Hires Weight Management Specialist Louis “Loutrition” Giordano

Former UFC Two-Division Champion BJ Penn has hired Weight Management Specialist Louis “Loutrition” Giordano For His Return Bout Against Cole Miller at UFC 199 on June 4. Giordano’s PR representative confirmed the news in a statement today. One of the best to ever do it and one of my all time favorite fighters ever! @bjpenn thank you my friend. #justscrap pic.twitter.com/d8g1ZTVmrB — Loutrition (@lou_trition) April 29, 2016 Penn will be fighting for the first time since July 6, 2014 and for the second time as a featherweight. “I am extremely excited to be working with Louis as I have witnessed […]


Podcast: UFC Rotterdam Special featuring Epic MMA & Alistair Overeem

Niall McGrath is joined on location by the UFC Nederland/Epic MMA crew to talk about Dutch MMA and UFC Rotterdam. John Balfe & Jim Edwards also weigh-in on the weekend’s fights. Alistair Overeem also joined us briefly to talk about his main event fight against Andrei Arlovski & more. You can also listen to the show by subscribing to The Talking Brawls MMA.com Podcast on iTunes: audio feed here; Download previous episodes here , via TuneIn here & via Stitcher here . (for mobile phone listening download the Podomatic, Stitcher, TuneIn Radio or iTunes apps) You can follow us on […]