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Feb 19, 2014 7:40 pm

PHOTO | Joe Rogan – Then & Now

Left Photo: UFC 12, Feb. 1997  |  Right Photo: UFC 169, Feb. 2014 UfC commentator, Joe Rogan started his career with the UFC back at UFC 12, in 1997. Fast forward 17 years and Joe has long stepped away from fighter interviews backstage and is now known as one of the best fight callers in...

Feb 18, 2014 4:57 pm

PHOTO | Lorenzo Fertitta – Then & Now

In the latest edition of our ‘Then & Now’ series we bring you UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. Lorenzo Fertitta is the man responsible for buying and bringing the UFC/MMA into the modernized sport we enjoy today. As the story goes, in 2001, Dana White approached his childhood friend (Lorenzo) with an investment opportunity to buy...

Feb 11, 2014 6:56 pm

PHOTO | Arianny Celeste – Then & Now

Arianny Celeste made her UFC debut back in 2006 at The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. It didn’t take long for her to win the hearts of UFC fans across the nation after strutting her stuff around the octagon and appearing in magazines, including Sports Illustrated and Playboy. Since making her first...

Nov 23, 2016 1:29 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz back at it again with reminder to Conor McGregor and all of his fans

UFC star Nate Diaz is surely not letting people forget what happened earlier this year in March. Nate Diaz turned Conor McGregor’s world upside down when he took a fight with the current double weight champion on 11 days’ notice after McGregor’s original opponent, then UFC lightweight champion Raphael dos Anjos pulled out due to...


Nov 19, 2016 4:10 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with Chael Sonnen in Bellator cage

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing dispute with the UFC has been an extremely long one with many unanticipated bumps in the road. While St-Pierre has maintained that he is ready to once again return to the Octagon, and end his 3-year hiatus, he and the UFC have been unable to reach a deal...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 8, 2016 8:39 am

John Kavanagh explains similarities between Eddie Alvarez & Rafael dos Anjos

While Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos may not have fought at UFC 196 for the lightweight championship as initially planned, McGregor’s training for dos Anjos very well could have helped him prepare for his current opponent, Eddie Alvarez. McGregor, who faces Alvarez in the main event of UFC 205 this Saturday, where he hopes...

Oct 29, 2016 6:57 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw suffers gruesome cut in training

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is coming off a dominant performance against Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 back in July, avenging his 2013 split decision loss to Assuncao as he cemented his place at the top of the bantamweight division. Following the win over Assuncao, which returned Dillashaw to the win column after he...

Oct 19, 2016 10:14 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson have first UFC 206 staredown

On December 10th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Canada in a highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight, which was announced earlier this month as the co-main event...

Oct 11, 2016 1:27 pm

Jeremy Stephens looks HUGE in recent photo with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens must be one of the biggest featherweights on the UFC roster. The former lightweight posted a photo on Facebook recently with 170 pound champion Tyron Woodley, and ‘Lil Heathen’ looks bigger than the welterweight champ! See for yourself how Stephens stacks up size-wise with 170 pounders. Stephens is set to take...

Sep 17, 2016 4:04 pm

Cat Zingano: “I love what I do & I’m here to do it”

Cat Zingano is in quite the peculiar place in the UFC’s women’s bantamweight division. While ‘Alpha Cat’ is ranked at #6 on the UFC’s official women’s bantamweight rankings, she holds a dominant TKO win over Amanda Nunes, who is currently the women’s bantamweight champion. In addition, Zingano holds a win over Miesha Tate, who Nunes...

Sep 14, 2016 3:33 pm

PHOTO | UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer goes topless in Hawaii

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer is one of the most familiar faces with the UFC. The Octagon babe made her UFC debut at UFC 125, back in 2011, which was headlined by Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Palmer grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and gives some insight into the beginnings of her career on...

Sep 8, 2016 1:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Head Coach on Rockhold’s modeling career: “Everyone knows how good looking he is”

Luke Rockhold’s modeling contract surprised many in the MMA community except for his teammates and coaches at American Kickboxing Academy. American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez spoke exclusively to BJPenn.com on Thursday and discussed his teammate’s reactions to Rockhold’s recently signed modeling contract and budding career as a male model. “No one was surprised. Everyone knows...

Sep 6, 2016 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold signs with modeling agency, releases first photo

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been rather silent since his UFC 199 knockout loss to Michael Bisping that saw him lose the middleweight championship. Since then, there has been no word as to when Rockhold will return to the Octagon. The longtime AKA fighter recently did an interview in which he revealed that...

Sep 3, 2016 7:58 am

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey looking in fight shape

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since being brutally knocked out at the hands of Holly Holm in the main event of UFC 193 back in November. While Rousey was initially expected to film several movies in Hollywood, and then return to the Octagon, the...

Aug 31, 2016 10:09 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor purchases extravagant new car

It’s no secret that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is one of the highest paid men on the UFC roster, if not the single highest paid fighter on the roster. On the heels of his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, where McGregor made a guaranteed $3 million just to show, ‘Notorious’ has...

Aug 25, 2016 1:06 am

Conor McGregor’s sister posts classic childhood photo of ‘The Notorious’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is known for his brash and tough attitude. “The Notorious” hasn’t always been a superstar MMA fighter. Here’s a blast from the past as Conor’s sister Erin posted a photo of the McGregor clan from way back in the day and had the following caption: “Just the 3 of us...

Aug 22, 2016 1:35 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor gives respect to Nate Diaz then makes a bold statement

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz are now 1-1, each holding a win over each other. It sounds like McGregor feels that he can take on competitors far above his 145-pound weight class once again after defeating Diaz by majority decision at UFC 202 over the weekend. McGregor posted a photo to Instagram...

Aug 10, 2016 2:17 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor looking like an absolute beast

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor said that his diet was one of his downfalls in his last fight with Nate Diaz. McGregor claimed that he ate his way up to fight in the first welterweight contest with Diaz and says that this camp for the rematch has been much different. Check out “The Notorious” looking...

Jul 19, 2016 12:00 pm

PHOTO | Mark Hunt embraces Brock Lesnar memes, roasts Lesnar fans

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt is not happy that Brock Lesnar popped for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation after they fought at UFC 200. Hunt has a right to be upset, now that this is his third UFC opponent that has popped for banned substances, with Lesnar being the most recent following Antonio Silva and Frank...

Jun 22, 2016 10:03 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor with pop music icon after concert

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has certainly become one of the most recognizable faces in sports, in addition to being one of the most popular fighters in the UFC. After a concert with his girlfriend, Dee Devlin, McGregor posed with pop music icon Rihanna backstage. Both stars ended up posting pictures to their social media...

Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

Jun 7, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo reacts to injury rumors

Tuesday morning the MMA world was caught off guard as rumors began surfacing that former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had injured himself in training, and would be unable to compete in his scheduled UFC 200 matchup against Frankie Edgar for the interim featherweight championship on July 9th. Following the rumors, updates then began emerging...

May 26, 2016 10:55 am

SBG Ireland head coach John Kavanagh dropping knowledge

Straight Blast Gym head coach John Kavanagh is a rather active social media user. While his prized pupil Conor McGregor has caught quite a bit of criticism since his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz in March, Kavanagh has taken to social media with some wisdom for his followers. Money will help but it won't...

May 25, 2016 8:29 am

PHOTO | Intense & mysterious staredown photo of Conor McGregor & Ronda Rousey leaked

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has been on an indefinite hiatus from the Octagon since her brutal 2nd round KO loss to Holly Holm at UFC 194 back in November. Since then, Rousey has been filming quite a few movies in Hollywood. On the other hand, since Rousey’s loss, Conor McGregor won the featherweight...