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Oct 7, 2014 4:07 pm

Donations Needed To Attend UFC Debut For This Fighter

Signing on to make your UFC debut is only half the battle for promotional newcomers. For some, the need to cover travel expenses, food, and accommodations might be a hard financial task to handle. Nina Ansaroff, has found a solution, and it requires your support! You can learn more at her GoFundMe page, while she...

Oct 7, 2014 3:55 pm

WWE Legend Jim Ross Explains Chael Sonnen Match Up – Exclusive

  Fan’s who purchased the BattleGrounds MMA pay-per-view last Friday were treated to quite a night of commentary. Not only did you get to watch an old school one-night tournament, but you got to listen to play-by-play from Chael Sonnen and legendary pro wrestling announcer Jim Ross. It was different from the normal MMA commentary...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 7, 2014 3:18 pm

Travis Browne Opens Up About His Loss To Fabricio Werdum- Exclusive

  UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne  spoke with the crew over at BJPENN.COM Radio and discussed a vast array of topics. The Hawaiian born fighter spoke openly about his upcoming fight, changing training camps and his loss to number 1 contender Fabricio Werdum. Browne held nothing back when talking about the loss and the mental anguish that...

Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 7, 2014 2:19 pm

Trainer: Vitor Just As Strong, Just Lost Water Weight Off TRT

“From my point of view, Vitor was and still is the hardest working guy in the gym. I worked with him after he got off the TRT and his strength level didn’t change. He was very strong. He’s still a strong guy. His physique did change quite a bit, but I think that was water...

Oct 7, 2014 2:13 pm

BJJ World Champ Cris Cyborg Says She Can Submit Ronda Rousey

“I like the stand up, you know. I cannot say ‘Oh I’ll take her down,’ no. I like the stand up and I think it’s more exciting. I like to knock people out, I like to punch people, I like to be standing. People think ‘Ah, she doesn’t have Jiu Jitsu.’ Man I compete Jiu...

Oct 7, 2014 2:09 pm

Manager: McGregor Top P4P

Conor McGregor’s manager is just as confident in his clients abilities as his client, Conor McGregor. In this clip, Audie Attar discusses Conor’s skills and star power.

Oct 7, 2014 2:05 pm

QUICK TWITT | Hector Lombard Calls Out Rory MacDonald

Top UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has gotten over his obsession with Matt Brown, and set his sights on a new top 5 opponent in Rory MacDonald. Currently booked to face the returning, Josh Burkman, Lombard’s hoping for a number-one contender slot next. Check it: ‘Rory after I’m done with burkman fight me for the number...

Oct 7, 2014 1:25 pm

Grant Gives ‘No Timetable’ For Octagon Return

“It’s definitely difficult. The whole year’s been difficult. Being a professional fighter, you need to be at another level and I’m optimistic going forward that I’ll get better.” “I could fight tomorrow – I just know it wouldn’t be good for my long-term health. Physically, I can do everything I need to, it’s just my...

Oct 7, 2014 1:07 pm

Former UFC Champ Hopes Barack Obama Gets Ebola

Politics… Former UFC middleweight champion, and UFC hall-of-famer, Pat Militech took aim at U.S. President Barack Obama. Check it: Ebola lands in D.C. and we can only hope a White House intern came into contact so as to deliver it to the belly of the beast.#NoFlyZone — Pat Miletich (@patmiletich) October 6, 2014 @AustinCleveland Considering...

Oct 7, 2014 1:02 pm

Wanderlei Wants To Lift MMA Up Like The NFL

“You put the guy on a contract. You need to take care of this guy. When the guys open their eyes, that’s going to be better for the sport. Because When the fighters have more money, the guys can have better trainers, eat better, can train better. When the fight is better, you’re gonna make the...

Oct 7, 2014 12:47 pm

Brawling UFC Fighter Thinks Job Is Secure

“This guy was being a typical kind of bro and started saying some stuff to me. At first, I told him I did not want to fight, two or three times. He was definitely egging on the situation, and then he started to irritate me. Then I told him who I was, which was probably...

Oct 7, 2014 12:40 pm

Mendes: ‘I think I would kill McGregor’

“The guy’s got a huge hype train, he’s got a lot of publicity behind him. But honestly, if the UFC is smart, if Dana is smart, they will not put him in with a guy like me. There are multiple guys who will beat this guy in the division. I think I would kill him....

Oct 7, 2014 12:10 pm

Ronda: ‘Cyborg is an embarrassment to women, the sport, and her country’

“I’m the champion. I fight whoever comes up. She’s the one who has options, not me. I’m exactly where I was when she left and she can come back and give it a try anytime. She’ll get what she deserves. She really embarrassed not just women’s MMA and the sport, she embarrassed her country, as...

Oct 7, 2014 11:19 am

Nick Diaz: “I’m so disappointed in Michael Phelps”

The often outspoken Stockton resident, Nick Diaz is hot over the recent DUI arrest of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. And as such, the UFC fan favorite took to twitter with the following: I'm so disappointed in Michael phelps — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) October 7, 2014 Diaz, has had two DUI arrests in the last 12-months...

Oct 7, 2014 11:11 am

CAUGHT ON TAPE – UFC Fighter Gets In Bar Brawl, Loses

This UFC fighter can’t boast street-cred like the recently incarcerated War Machine, but he’s still down for bar brawls apparently. In the video, UFC fighter Cody Gibson gets punched repeatedly in the face by bar goers. Surprised?

Oct 7, 2014 11:04 am

Rory MacDonald: “Title Shot or Bust”

@danawhite @ufc @headrushbrand @tristargym @arielhelwani #titleshotorbust plz retweet — Rory MacDonald (@rory_macdonald) October 6, 2014 Following Saturday’s dominant performance over Tarec Saffiedine, Rory MacDonald has just one request.

Oct 7, 2014 11:00 am

Rockhold Fantasizes Of ‘Killing Bisping’ During Late Night Run

You get out what you put in! Night run/shadow box. Nov 8th watch me kill Bisping. #UFCFightNi… — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) October 6, 2014 Ahead of their pending grudge match, Luke Rockhold can’t get Michael Bisping out of his head.

Oct 7, 2014 10:55 am

PHOTO’s | Conor McGregor Supports His Biggest Fan

Great to see my friend @nadineharris200 today!! Supporting me since day 1!! Good luck in surgery tomorrow Nadine — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 5, 2014 Before his UFC superstardom, Ireland’s Conor McGregor had one massive supporter in Nadine Harris. Nadine, a longtime fight fan has been in the corner of her countrymen since the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:39 am

Dominick Cruz Weighs In on “Stool Gate”

UFC bantamweight fighter Dominick Cruz and Inside MMA hosts Kenny Rice and Bas Rutten weigh in on the controversial delay during last week’s fight between Tim Kennedy and Yoel Romero at UFC 178. In this clip, Cruz and the two hosts discuss the implications of extra time between rounds and share their opinion on the...

Oct 7, 2014 10:25 am

Donald Cerrrone Tattoos Himself

Loading By @benguntattoo via @RepostWhiz app: Good times with good friend @cowboycerrone # tattoo #mantratattoo #selfservicetattoos (#RepostWhiz app) View on Instagram Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone gives himself some fresh ink atop his foot. OUCH! HERE’S THE FINISHED PRODUCT.(NSFW)

Oct 7, 2014 9:59 am

Josh Burkman & Ben Askren Engage In Twitter Beef

Ben Askren is offended! The OneFC champ is piping mad over the recent UFC signing of Josh Burkman, and his booking opposite Hector Lombard. Check it: Get beat up by Steve Carl then get to fight the #3 guy in the world. Makes perfect sense #ufclogic — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) October 3, 2014 If you...

Oct 7, 2014 9:52 am

Victor Conte Slams The UFC For Cung Le Drug Test

Cung Le’s recent positive testing for Human Growth Hormone has sent Victor Conte, Le’s friend and nutrition adviser, into a frenzy. Here’s the notorious Conte’s reaction: @ufc is WRONG 2 suspend @cungle185. The post fight hGH result was scientifically NORMAL & exactly what experts expect. NOT a valid positive — Victor Conte (@VictorConte) October 5,...