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Oct 4, 2014 8:45 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Theodorou remains undefeated, defeats Santos via decision

TUF Nations middleweight winner Elias Theodorou (10-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) was able to keep his perfect MMA record intact, this by defeating Bruno Santos via judges decision at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax. Theodorou started off quickly utilizing some solid footwork to take control of the center of the octagon. Bruno Santos opened up...

Oct 4, 2014 8:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Taleb earns split-decision win over Jingliang

Nordine Taleb (10-2 MMA, 2-0 UFC) earned a hard fought split-decision win over Li Jingliang at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 54 event in Halifax. The pair of welterweights were happy to stand and bang from the fights opening bell. The fighters traded shots for the better part of 3 minutes before Jingliang used a judo throw to...

Oct 4, 2014 7:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Results: Gagnon submits Salazar in opening round

Canadian bantamweight standout Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) needed just over two minutes to put away opponent Roman Salazar. The opening 90 seconds of the fight saw both fighters exchanging punches, until Gagnon was able to land a takedown on Salazar. Gagnon used a quick transition to take Salazar’s back and promptly snuck in the...

Oct 4, 2014 6:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 53 Bonus Report

UFC Fight Night 53 produced $50,000 bonuses for four fighters, as Charles Rosa, Dennis Siver, Max Holloway and Mike Wilkinson all picked an added check for their respective performances today in Sweden. Max Holloway received a “performance bonus” for his first-round knockout victory over fellow featherweight Akira Corassani in the evenings co-main event. Meanwhile, Mike...

Oct 4, 2014 5:05 pm

“UFC Fight Night 54 MacDonald vs. Saffiedine” Official Results

The UFC caps off their second event of the day in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada this evening. The event, UFC Fight Night 54, is headlined by a welterweight fight featuring perennial contender Rory MacDonald taking on former Strikeforce welterweight champion Tarec Saffiedine. In the co-main event, bantamweights Raphael Assuncao and Bryan Caraway will do battle,...

Oct 4, 2014 2:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 53: Story Snaps Nelson’s Undefeated Streak

Rick Story was once “The Next Big Thing” in the welterweight division. A loss to Charlie Brenneman in 2011 derailed his fast-track to the title and he was never able to regain his momentum after that. Gunnar “Gunny” Nelson was experiencing the same amount of attention from fans and media— and it was well deserved....

Oct 4, 2014 9:04 am

“UFC Fight Night 53: Nelson vs. Story” Official Results

UFC kicks off the first event of their double header today with a card headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story! The event will air live on UFC Fight Pass from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. Join us here at BJPENN.COM for up to the minute live results and updates! Main card (On...

Oct 3, 2014 11:17 pm

“Battlegrounds MMA:” Carneiro Wins 8-Man One Night Tournament

Roan Carneiro outlasted seven other fighters in a one-night tournament at “Battlegrounds MMA: One Night Elimination” and took home an extra $50,000 in the process. His name now sits on the prestigious list of one night tournament winners in mixed martial arts along the likes of Dan Henderson, Takanori Gomi and Don Frye. Carneiro made...

Oct 3, 2014 6:58 pm

“Battlegrounds MMA: One Night Elimination” Results

Join us here on BJPENN.COM for live up-to-the minute results on tonight’s card from Oklahoma. (Welterweight Grand Prix Tournament Finals) Roan Carneiro def. Brock Larson by way of Unanimous Decision (30-27, 30-27, 30-27) Chris Gutierrez def. Tyler Shin by way of Split Decision (29-28, 27-30, 29-28) (Welterweight Grand Prix Tournament Semi-Finals) Roan Carneiro def. Trey...

Oct 3, 2014 3:57 pm

Chael Sonnen: The Desire Is Still There, So Is My UFC Contract’

  “The desire was still there. I love to compete. Even now I look forward to competing and it’s a lot of fun. I don’t know if it’s something that ever goes away. I’ll tell you something that does go away, is the desire to train. It’s really, really hard and it’s depressing. There were...

Oct 3, 2014 3:45 pm

Masvidal Calls Out Donald Cerrone

Post by Jorge Gamebred Masvidal UFC Fighter. Rising UFC lightweight Jorge “Gamebred” Masvidal is continually clamoring for a shot at the UFC’s top talent. In his latest campaign, he takes aim at Donald Cerrone.

Oct 3, 2014 3:35 pm

CUTIE PIES! Edgar And Shaq Pose Cageside

During the UFC’s recent trip to The “Sunshine State”, former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar got a chance to pose withe one of the NBA GOATS, Shaquille O’Neal.

Oct 3, 2014 3:23 pm

Fight Night Halifax: Media Day Highlight

UFC Fight Night Halifax main and co-main event stars talk to the media about fighting styles and where a win from this fight could take them next. Don’t miss any of the action on FOX Sports 1 this Saturday.

Oct 3, 2014 3:13 pm

Sonnen Wants Wanderlei In Metamoris, Waiting For Silva To Accept

“I think it could happen. I know that the invitation has been extended to him, and I know we’re just waiting to hear back from him. Metamoris was a lot of fun. Everybody watches it and it’s one of those deals that MMA fans, wrestling fans and jiu-jitsu fans all come together for. But, yes,...

Oct 3, 2014 11:08 am

Wrestler Challenges JiuJitsu Instructor, Gets Submitted 5 Times In 5 Minutes

What happens when a wrestler with 4-years of wrestling experience walks into a Eddie Bravo 10th Planet JiuJitsu school and challenges the instructor? Watch the video below to see for yourself. Watch all the way to the end to see the wrestler being choked out via Gogoplata, and given a wet-willy.

Oct 3, 2014 10:53 am

Joe Rogan Sounds Off On Romero-Kennedy Controversy

UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and he did so on a recent episode of his podcast, The Joe Rogan Experience, where he discussed his thoughts on ‘stoolgate’ at UFC 178, where Yoel Romero’s corner stalled an extra 29-seconds between rounds to give their fighter time to...

Oct 3, 2014 10:47 am

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night Stockholm Weigh-Ins

In case you missed the UFC Fight Night Stockholm weigh ins earlier today you can re-watch the event below. UFC Fight Night Stockholm will be streamed exclusively on UFC Fight Pass, and will feature a headline bout between Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. The co-main event will be between Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway.

Oct 3, 2014 10:38 am

Gustafsson Interested In Fight With Rashad Evans

Alexander Gustasson was supposed to be fighting Anthony Johnson at UFC on FOX 13, however Johnson was indefinitely suspended recently (Read about it HERE), leaving ‘The Mauler’ without an opponent. Following UFC 178 this past weekend, Rashad Evans expressed his desire to fight the former title challenger, Gustafsson. “When I left, I was at the...

Oct 3, 2014 10:32 am

Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Possible For Metamoris Event

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were originally scheduled to fight under the UFC banner earlier this year, however after Wanderlei Silva evaded NSAC drug-testing officials, he was put on the sidelines, and Chael Sonnen was paired with Vitor Belfort. Leading up to Sonnen and Vitor’s fight at UFC 175, Sonnen failed a pair of drug...

Oct 3, 2014 10:25 am

Cody McKenzie Donates A Pint Of Blood To Make Weight

Cody McKenzie is gearing up for the BattleGrounds MMA O.N.E tournament tonight, which follows the old-school one night tournament format. After missing weight for the event, McKenzie opted to donate a pint of blood, which apparently weighs in at about a pound, in order to shed the last pound in order for him to compete...

Oct 3, 2014 10:14 am

PHOTOS | UFC Fight Night 53 Staredowns

UFC Fight Night 53 takes place tomorrow night from Stockholm Sweden, and will be headlined by Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. In case you missed the weigh ins for the event, you can see the staredown photos here. Main event: Gunnar Nelson vs. Rick Story Co-main event: Akira Corassani vs. Max Holloway

Oct 3, 2014 10:00 am

MacDonald: Win Over Saffiedine Makes Me “Obvious Choice” For Title Shot

Rory MacDonald is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night Halifax bout against Tarec Saffiedine tomorrow. The bout will be MacDonald’s first time headlining an event, and what better place to do that, than in his home country of Canada. He joined MMAJunkie to discuss the bout, as well as what he has to gain...

Oct 3, 2014 9:52 am

Lauzon replaces Parke, meets Sanchez at UFC 180

Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke, and will now meet Diego Sanchez at November’s UFC 180 event in Mexico City. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier today. Joe Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut, where he scored a...

Oct 3, 2014 8:05 am

UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-in results: All 20 fighters on weight

The UFC Fight Night 53 weigh-ins took place earlier today in Stockholm, and all 20 competitors were successful in making their respective weight cuts. The weigh-ins took place at Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, which is the same venue that will host this Saturday’s UFC Fight Pass-streamed event. UFC Fight Night 53 is headlined by a...

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

Oct 2, 2014 8:20 pm

Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 55 event in Sydney. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday evening. Ross Pearson (16-7 MMA, 8-4 UFC) was last seen in action in the co-main event of August’s UFC Fight Night 47 fight card in Maine, where he knocked...

Oct 2, 2014 6:43 pm

Battleground O.N.E. Weigh-In Results

All eight fighters made weight and drew their quarterfinal stage matchups one day before the highly-anticipated, one-night BattleGrounds MMA welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award its winner a grand prize of $50,000 live on pay-per-view from the BOK Center in Tulsa, Okla. on Friday, October 3. The official weigh-in was co-hosted by WWE Hall...