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Oct 25, 2014 1:11 pm

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II’ Official Results Thread

“UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II” goes down tonight, live on pay-per-view from the Maracanazinho Gymnasium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. If you cannot make tonight’s event, or are just looking to get caught up on results, you’ve come to the right place. Here they are: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Jose Aldo def....

Oct 25, 2014 12:58 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 179 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s UFC 179 main event, fight fans are invited to come back here for our live viewing of tonight’s UFC 179 post-fight press conference. The event is closed to the public so after the fights, come back here to get all the post-fight news you can handle.

Oct 25, 2014 12:33 pm

REPLAY! Highlights From Bellator 130

Emanuel Newton defended his Light Heavyweight Championship with a fifth round finish, while Bobby Lashley, Marloes Coenen and Dave Jansen also notched wins in the Bellator cage.

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, I have been...

Oct 25, 2014 5:03 am

UFC Exec: ‘We did the best we could in Cung Le Situation’

Still reeling from the blowback of suspending Cung Le for a year, and then un-suspending him, the UFC has been put on the defensive when it comes to defending themselves. UFC senior executive vice president and chief operating officer Lawrence Epstein stated in an interview with the LA Times that he wasn’t happy with the...

Oct 25, 2014 5:02 am

Dillashaw Blasts Aldo For Lack Of Fan Interest, Fighting Style

As Jose Aldo gears up to defend his title against Chad Mendes tomorrow night at UFC 179 in Brazil, another chapter in the feud between Team Alpha Male, and Nova Uniao was formed. Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male (TAM) was win-less against Nova Uniao until May, when Dillashaw dethroned Renan Barao from Nova Uniao. After...

Oct 24, 2014 8:18 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Newton Submits Vassell in Round 5, Retains Title

Emanuel Newton made his second Bellator Light Heavyweight Championship defense tonight at “Bellator 130” and it was a successful one. He submitted Linton Vassell in the fifth round to retain his title. Linton Vassell was a fitting challenger, however. He controlled the first and second rounds and threatened to finish the fight multiple times. Throughout...

Oct 24, 2014 7:23 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Lashley Easily Defeats Etherington in Under 2 Minutes

Bobby Lashley remains undefeated in the octagon with a victory over Karl Etherington! The win came by way of TKO in the first round. Etherington had Lashley pressed up against the fence and attempted a judo-throw. The throw did not go as planned, however, as Etherington got tripped up and was the only one on...

Oct 24, 2014 7:05 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Coenen Submits Bucci in Bellator Debut

Marloes Coenen made her Bellator debut tonight at “Bellator 130” and put on a dominating performance against Annalisa Bucci Coenen was dominant in her performance in rounds one and two, but her offense lacked that “fight threatening” feel. Walking into the final round, it felt as if she was simply going to ride out a...

Oct 24, 2014 6:35 pm

‘Bellator 130’ Results: Jansen Chops Hawn Down with Leg Kicks

Rick Hawn and Dave Jansen pulled the curtain on tonight’s broadcast of “Bellator 130” on Spike TV. The fight was not as exciting as most of the preliminary bouts as neither fighter really found a comfortable striking distance. The crowd voiced their disapproval due to the lack of action, but Hawn and Jansen put on...

Oct 24, 2014 6:26 pm

‘Bellator 130: Newton vs. Vassell’ Official Results

Tonight, Bellator 130 is LIVE from Kansas Star Arena in Mulvane, Kansas! If you do not have access to Spike TV, follow us here for up to the minute results on tonight’s fights. Emanuel Newton def. Linton Vassell by way of Submission (RNC) :47 of Round 5 Bobby Lashley def. Karl Etherington by way of...

Oct 24, 2014 6:25 pm

McGregor: ‘Siver Fight Just To Stay Sharp And Get Rich’

It was announced earlier today that Conor McGregor would be fighting Dennis Siver at UFC Fight Night 59 in January as the main event in Boston. McGregor did a Q&A before the UFC 179 weigh-ins with the hostile Brazilian crowd, who even chanted death threats at McGregor, but the Notorious one was unwavering. His words:...

Oct 24, 2014 6:13 pm

Vitor Belfort, New Ad, New Body?

Many fans have questioned what Vitor Belfort will look like when he finally steps into the Octagon against Chris Weidman for the middleweight title without TRT. BSN posted the following photo of an advertisement with Belfort for their Syntha-6 supplement line, and many have taken notice, and even criticized Belfort’s smaller size. What do you...

Oct 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Jacare agrees To Fight This Guy, But Only On One Condition

Top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza is widely believed to be the #1 contender to Chris Weidman’s UFC strap after Vitor Belfort gets his crack at the champ in 2015. However, UFC President Dana White stated that after Souza beat Gegard Mousasi, he would likely still need one more fight before getting a title shot....

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 pm

Mendes: ‘I’m going to whoop McGregor’s A** Next’

The feud between Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes has continued to evolve. Earlier this week when face to face on a video chat, Mendes asked McGregor if he knew what wrestling is, to which McGregor replied “I can rest my balls on your forehead” (Watch the exchange HERE). When asked at the UFC 179 media...

Oct 24, 2014 4:55 pm

Bisping Not Sold On Cung Le’s Innocence

After Michael Bisping and Cung Le fought at UFC Macau, it was revealed Le tested positive for HGH, and was subsequently suspended for 12 months. Then Le’s camp began questioning the UFC’s testing procedures, and the questioning if they were up to par with WADA standards. The UFC ultimately ended up lifting Le’s suspension, but...

Oct 24, 2014 4:12 pm

SUCCESS! Out Of Surgery, Eyeing March Return

UFC heavyeight champion Cain Velasquez was forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Fabricio Werdum earlier this week after suffering a sprained MCL. Velasquez absence in the main event, led the UFC to call upon Mark Hunt to fill the slot against Fabricio Werdum, and fight for the interim heavyweight championship. Velsasquez coach, Javier...

Oct 24, 2014 3:37 pm

UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes Open Workout Highlights

UFC 179 takes place tomorrow night, and leading up to the event, the champion Jose Aldo, and challenger Chad Mendes took part in an open workout for media members, and fans. Shoutout to MMAFighting for the video of the workout!

Oct 24, 2014 3:02 pm

Brutal UFC Headkick KO Compilation

Head kick Ko’s are some of the most exciting KO’s out there. That being said, an entire 1:40 long compilation of the best, is certainly something to behold. Check it out:

Oct 24, 2014 2:21 pm

PUBE HEAD! Conor McGregor, Ben Askren Engage In Twitter Beef

It was announced earlier today that Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver would be headlining a fight card in Boston in January, which sparked ONE FC champion Ben Askren to Tweet the UFC, and McGregor. Giving @TheNotoriousMMA another easy tune up match against another non wrestler is a really smart move by the UFC! — Ben...

Oct 24, 2014 1:51 pm

PHOTOS | Staredowns From UFC 179 Weigh-Ins

Earlier today the weigh-ins for UFC 179 went down. We have the staredown pictures from the event for the main card! Glover Teixeira vs. Phil Davis (co-main event) Fabio Maldonado vs. Hans Stringer Darren Elkins vs. Lucas Martins Diego Ferreira vs. Beneil Dariush

Oct 24, 2014 1:32 pm

UFC 179 Weigh-In Results: 3 Fighters Miss Weight

Earlier today the UFC held weigh-ins for UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes II. While main event fighters Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes made weight, several others came in heavy including Fabricio Camoes and Tony Martin who will now meet in a catchweight bout, and Scott Jorgensen who was fined 20% of his purse. Below are...

Oct 24, 2014 1:23 pm

QUICK TWITT: Weidman Reacts To Belfort’s Lack Of Testing

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman isn’t thrilled to hear that his opponent Vitor Belfort hasn’t been tested once since his hearing with the NSAC on July 27th. He took to Twitter to express his frustration. wow!Thought he's been getting tested countless times. Hasn't been tested once since fight announcement 3 months ago!? — Chris...

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 24, 2014 12:32 pm

Vitor Belfort Hasn’t Been Tested By Nevada Since Last Hearing

Despite the ramped up drug testing in the last few months, it turns out Vitor Belfort hasn’t been drug tested by the NSAC since his hearing in July, where the commission agreed to license Belfort to fight Chris Weidman. The failed drug test earlier this summer was the second Belfort’s career, leaving many to wonder...