BJ Penn Suspended Six Months

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BJ Penn accepted a six-month suspension by USADA today following an anti-doping violation leading up to his UFC 199 bout with Denis Siver. Facing a potential two-year ban, USADA posted a statement on their website, in which they detailed Penn’s cooperation and voluntary disclosure regarding his use of banned IV’s. “Penn, 37, voluntarily disclosed his […] READ MORE


Hammer 300: Almeida vs. Garbrandt and More

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. It’s our 300th episode, and we get right into previewing this Sunday’s intriguing UFC […] READ MORE



Hammer 294: Teixeira vs Evans Preview and More

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. The UFC returns to network TV again this weekend for UFC On Fox: Teixeira […] READ MORE


MMA Footwork with Dr. Paulie Gloves

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Legendary Duke University basketball coach Mike Krzyzewski once said, ““Footwork is one of the primary prerequisites to becoming a great player.” He has never trained a professional fighter. But his views on footwork holds true in most athletic endeavors known to man. Proper technique starts from the ground up. In prize fighting, if you don’t know […] READ MORE



Hammer 282: Dominick Cruz's Triumphant Return

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The Boys at the Hammer feature weekly coverage of all things MMA. They have one of the premier radio shows in the world of MMA broadcasted weekly on Wednesday nights on 93.3 FM, CFMU and here at Last Word on Sports. At UFC Fight Night: Cruz vs. Dillashaw, Dominick Cruz returned after a long hiatus […] READ MORE