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Dec 6, 2014 12:11 pm

Roufus Hoping For Askren UFC Deal

Ben Askren has widely been believed to be one of the best fighters in the world not signed to the UFC. It’s no secret that Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t have the best relationship, but his coach, Duke Roufus, hopes one day Askren will get signed. “I see it happening.” “I love both...

Dec 6, 2014 12:10 pm

Reebok Deal Not good For Greg Jackson

“Definitely it’s not good for the coaches. But it’s not about the coaches. It’s about the fighters at the end of the day. The coaches are here for support. Myself and some of the other ones that have been sponsored, I’m sure we’re gonna lose that unless they want to stick with us outside the...

Dec 6, 2014 9:21 am

Dethrone Royalty Founder Reacts To UFC Uniform

The founder of Dethrone Royalty clothing, which sponsors fighters like Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler, is one of the many brand owners that will be affected by the UFC’s new uniform deal. Nick Swinmum posted the following Tweet, and then the following message on The UnderGround. Heard uniform announcement coming tomorrow. We were never about...

Dec 6, 2014 8:25 am

Rustam Khabilov Out of UFC 182 with visa issues

Rustam Khabilov has been forced out of his UFC 182 bout against Danny Castillo of Team Alpha Male, in early 2015. MMAJunkie broke the story, which stated that due to visa issues, Khabilov would be unable to compete on the card, and the UFC would be seeking a replacement. Khabilov’s last outing came as a...

Dec 6, 2014 8:04 am

Ronda Rousey gets billboard in New York

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has earned herself a massive billboard in Times Square for Buffalo brand clothing. Check it out.

Dec 5, 2014 9:25 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Brazil Has A New Champ! Tiburcio Dethrones Waterson

Hercia Tiburcio dethroned the queen. Critics claimed Tiburcio was just another punching/kicking bag for Waterson to beat up, but she proved the naysayers wrong when she dominated Waterson for three rounds straight. She did an amazing job dictating where the fight went, making Waterson fight HER fight. Tiburcio obviously wanted nothing to do with Waterson...

Dec 5, 2014 8:49 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Evinger Dominates Dandois, Makes Her Tap in Round 2

Tonya Evinger is a monster. Cindy Dandois had no chance in defeating Evinger tonight as she was dominated and controlled from the get-go. Dandois, usually the aggressor when it comes to takedowns, was taken down early on and was in danger of being submitted right away. Evinger smothered her and when she was not working...

Dec 5, 2014 8:27 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Modafferi Rallies In 3rd Round, Gets Decision Win Over Lee

This fight was as close as it could get! Lee had the advantage with striking in the first round when she clobbered Modafferi with a straight kick to the face, but Modafferi was the better striker in the second. When the fight went to the canvas, both ladies made excellent moves in the grappling department....

Dec 5, 2014 8:02 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Bennett Beats Maia, Remains Undefeated

DeAnna Bennett and Jennifer Maia brought the crowd to their feet with their fifteen minute fight of the night performance. Even though it was a one-sided affair in favor of Bennett, Maia brought the fight and did not back down for one moment. Maia may have taken the center of the cage for the majority...

Dec 5, 2014 7:25 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Morgan Picks Up Decision Win Against Wawro

Peggy Morgan and Andria Wawro slowed down the pacing of the event with their low-octane slug fest. Neither woman was interested in taking the fight to the ground and they were apprehensive to get within striking distance. This led to ten minutes of pitter-patter punches and a few decent combinations from both women. The action...

Dec 5, 2014 6:58 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Grasso TKOs Gray In Less Than Two Minutes!

Alexa Grasso improved her record to 6-0 tonight as she dominated Alida Gray in the third fight of the night! Grasso wobbled Gray with a straight right hand and hunted her down like prey. As Gray stumbled back to the fence, Grasso cut her off with an INSANE right hook/left hook/right uppercut/left hook combination that...

Dec 5, 2014 6:48 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Frey Makes Robb Tap Out in Round 1

Jinh Yu Frey gave us the first finish of the night! Frey gained back control after Robb gave it to her when they were fighting for positioning on the cage fence. Robb tried to escape by flopping on the mat, but it actually gave Frey better positioning. While on the canvas, Frey was able to...

Dec 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Ostovich Defeats Johnson by way of Split Decision

Evva Johnson and Rachael Ostovich kicked off tonight’s event with a fifteen minute bout in the flyweight division. Invicta FC took over UFC Fight Pass at 9:00 ET with their tenth card. Ostovich impressed with her performance tonight. She controlled the cage and dictated the pace of the action. Johnson showed some grappling skills when...

Dec 5, 2014 6:03 pm

“Invicta 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” Live Results

Invicta 10 invades Houston, Texas with their tenth card tonight! “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson headlines the card again, but this time against Herica Tiburcio. Will tonight’s title defense be any different than her last, or will Tiburcio actually present a challenge and land an offensive move? Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the...

Dec 5, 2014 1:18 pm

Dana White: ‘Anthony Pettis is pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world’

“Honestly, I think Pettis is the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, if the kid can stay healthy. This kid is able to do things to people that other people can’t do. The famous run-off-the-cage kick, he bounces off the cage and hits people with knees. “The thing is with him, he’s so powerful with...

Dec 5, 2014 1:13 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 181 Embedded, lightweight champion and Wheaties cover model Anthony Pettis makes minor adjustments in advance of his upcoming title fight. Challenger Gilbert Melendez takes a focused approach to his final training sessions. At the host hotel, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and top bantamweight Urijah Faber make time for a veteran...

Dec 5, 2014 1:08 pm

Evinger: ‘UFC Cares About Rousey, Not WMMA’

“I think they don’t really care about the women. Ronda Rousey is their main worry. She’s what they’re concerned with. I think they’re missing the whole point. They put all the effort in promoting certain people and that’s it. It’s like when guys like B.J. Penn and Chuck Liddell retired, they didn’t build new guys...

Dec 5, 2014 12:52 pm

Melendez Hoping For GOAT Status With UFC 181 Title Win

“Yeah, this is my… I feel like I’ve accomplished everything there is to accomplish in the sport, except winning the most prestigious title out there, and that’s the UFC belt. I can see it from here and, you know, I want it so bad. And if I can win that belt, I think that would...

Dec 5, 2014 12:33 pm

Following Multiple Callouts Rampage Hinting At Retirement

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting professionally since 1999. In an unfortunate twist, the 36-year-old mega-star, now signed to Bellator, is hinting at hanging em up. His words: Funny how a lot of fighters are calling me out in Bellator,I know deep down y'all don't really want 2 fight me. Any...

Dec 5, 2014 12:22 pm

Sonnen Responds: ‘I stopped caring at “Tim Kennedy said'”

There’s a growing feud in Mixed Martial Arts, and it’s between veteran war hero Tim Kennedy and the very brash Chael Sonnen. Sonnen started the trash talk on his podcast, but Kennedy has been able to follow that up brilliantly. (Find that HERE) Here’s the latest: Can someone give me the bullet points to that...

Dec 5, 2014 12:14 pm

Kennedy Offers Dominant Position Start To Sonnen At Metamoris

“First, Chael is wrong and I could care less. Chael wanted to bring it up again, which is fine. My first assumption is that he’s trying to promote a match with me at Metamoris, which is a horrible decision because I’ll destroy him every which way. “I think it’s hilarious. Every time I’ve ever met...

Dec 5, 2014 11:37 am

Francisco Rivera Thinks Fight With Uriah Faber Could Be Life Changing- Exclusive

  Who’s ready for UFC 181? UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is. He spoke with BJPENN.COM Radio this past Sunday about his upcoming fight with “The California Kid”, Uriah Faber. Checkout some of the highlights below, then go listen to the episode for the full interview, HERE. “Huge fight, looking forward to it, I can’t wait,”...

Dec 5, 2014 10:52 am

PHOTO | Josh Thomson’s Amazing Selfie

By far the most amazing #Selfie I've ever been a part of. #love the #philippines and all the great #fans here. #OneFC tonight live from #Manila on @buddahbear is stepping into the cage for another shot at #Glory against a beast of a fighter #IgorSubora #fights #bjj #kickboxing #mma #AnaJulaton #TheHurricane #Boxing A photo...

Dec 5, 2014 9:32 am

REPLAY! Brandon Vera’s ONE FC Soccer Kick Finish

Longtime UFC staple, Brandon ‘The Truth’ Vera returned to the cage this morning, in emphatic fashion. ‘The Truth’ dominated much of the first round, before finishing the bout, via soccer kicks.

Dec 5, 2014 9:28 am

REPLAY! Roger Gracie Blasts Through McSweeney

Former Strikeforce and UFC middleweight ,Roger Gracie returned to his division home of light-heavyweight this morning, as part of the ONE FC 23 event. He took out James McSweeney before the sounds of the final bell.

Dec 5, 2014 9:14 am

ONE FC 23 Results: Vera, Gracie Dominate

e Early this morning in Manila, the ONE Fighting Championship MMA Promotion returned to action from the Mall of Asia Arena in the Philipines. UFC heavyweight veteran, Brandon Vera made a triumphant return and was one of seven fighters who finished their bouts before the final bell. The full One FC 23 results are as...