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Aug 30, 2014 11:02 am

Tyron Woodley Speaks on Hometown of Ferguson, MI

  Tyron Woodley recently sat down with Steph Daniels from to discuss a wide range of topics, including the Rory MacDonald fight, his ATT teammates, and his opinion of Bellator MMA’s new boss, Scott Coker. During the course of the interview, more sensitive matters came up, namely the confusing and highly controversial state of...

Aug 30, 2014 5:04 am

Pettis Slams Diaz: “I Definitely Want To Kick His A**”

Anthony Pettis spoke with UFC Fight Club members yesterday prior to the UFC 177 weigh ins, during the course of the Q&A a fan asked Pettis if he wanted to fight Nate Diaz given that Gilbert Melendez said Nate wanted to fight Anthony at any point during the filming of TUF. Pettis responded with: “I...

Aug 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White Slams Greg Jackson: “What Are You Doing?”

“It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighting a 5′ 10″ unbelievable wrestler – that’s who he is facing in Daniel Cormier. [But] he’s training with 6′ 10″ no-wrestling, all-stand up kickboxer Alistair Overeem. And Alistair Overeem lands on his leg and busts his knee up and gives him a high ankle sprain. I...

Aug 30, 2014 5:01 am

Dana White Says Henry Cejudo Can Fight At A Heavier Weight, Or Not Fight At All

UFC President Dana White doesn’t plan on letting history repeat itself when it comes to Henry Cejudo. After the gold medal Olympian withdrew from his UFC 177 fight against Scott Jorgensen, White said Cejudo will get another shot to fight in the UFC, but it won’t be at 125 pounds. He spoke with MMAJunkie: “He...

Aug 29, 2014 8:44 pm

Gym Owner From GYM Rescue Clarifies Statements About Frank Shamrock

During the filming of GYM Rescue, Craig Marks, owner of T3 (Now known as Xcelerate Training), shoved Ken Shamrock during the filming. Rumors circled that he did so because of tension between the two due to Shamrock allegedly flirting with his wife. Marks clarified the rumors in an email to us in which he stated:...

Aug 29, 2014 7:35 pm

PHOTO | Felice Herrig’s Makeover For TUF 20 Promo

UFC strawweight Felice Herrig recently finished the filming of TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion in the UFC. Yesterday ‘Lil Bulldog’ posted the following picture on her Instagram prior to filming for a commercial to hype the show. Check it out:

Aug 29, 2014 7:06 pm

Dana White Says Barao Will Have To Have Another Fight Before Fighting For The Title

After withdrawing from a rematch against TJ Dillashaw to try and reclaim the bantamweight belt due to passing out while cutting weight, it appears Renan Barao has lost his spot in line for the bantamweight title. Dana White spoke to MMAJunkie about the situation: “This was his shot,” White said. “He was getting his rematch....

Aug 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Pros React To Barao Withdrawing From Dillashaw Rematch

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw, our inside source informed us that Barao passed out while cutting weight and was unable to fight for his own safety. Stepping in on short notice was Joe Soto, who was scheduled to fight Anthony Birchk on the...

Aug 29, 2014 5:34 pm

UFC 177 Staredown Photos

Tony Ferguson vs. Danny Castillo Bethe Correia vs. Shayna Baszler Ramsey Nijem vs. Carlos Diego Ferreira Damon Jackson vs. Yancy Medieros

Aug 29, 2014 5:11 pm

UFC 177 Weigh-In Results, Two Fighters Miss Weight

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto takes place tomorrow night at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento California, and the weigh ins for the event were just held. Below is the complete list of fighter weights for the event. * indicates that the fighter missed weight, and will be given two hours to successfully weigh in....

Aug 29, 2014 4:57 pm

Soto Gets Main Event Title Shot In UFC Debut

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was forced out of his bout against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. An inside source close to Barao told us that the former bantamweight champion passed out while cutting weight and for his own safety wouldn’t fight. Stepping in for him however is a UFC newcomer,...

Aug 29, 2014 4:40 pm

TJ Dillashaw Disses Barao For Pulling Out Of Rematch: “He’s Scared”

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao had withdrawn from his fight with TJ Dillashaw for ‘unknown reasons’, however an inside source close to Barao told us that Barao passed out while making weight, which was why he was forced from the card. As a result, Joe Soto, who was scheduled on the preliminary card,...

Aug 29, 2014 3:22 pm

BREAKING: Barao Passes Out While Cutting Weight, Pulls Out Of UFC 177

We have exclusive insider information from an extremely reliable source on the ground that Renan Barao has passed out while cutting weight for his fight against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow at UFC 177, and as a result has pulled out of the fight. The weigh-ins for the event are scheduled to start in less than an...

Aug 29, 2014 2:49 pm

LIVE STREAM! Watch The UFC 177 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (7PM ET)

The weigh-ins for UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II take place tonight at 7P.M. ET, you can catch the live stream of the event right here on The ilneup for UFC 177 is as follows: Main Card: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao for bantamweight title Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe...

Aug 29, 2014 12:54 pm

REPLAY! Askren Dominates, Earns ONE FC Title

Ben Askren landed some brutal ground and pound shots en route to winning the ONE FC title earlier today in Dubai at ONE FC Reign Of Champions. Check out the replay below:

Aug 29, 2014 10:21 am

Dana White Wants Woodley vs. Lombard

With Matt Brown’s sights set on a fight against Carlos Condit, Tyron Woodley has been left without an opponent, however Hector Lombard has apparently agreed to fight his teammate if things line up. Dana White spoke to “What’s weird about that is that Woodley [No. 3] calls out Matt Brown [No. 5], but he’s...

Aug 29, 2014 10:15 am

Dillashaw Believes Barao Rematch ‘Wasn’t A Smart Move’

TJ Dillashaw is gearing up for a rematch against Renan Barao this Saturday at UFC 177 in his first title defense. Leading up to it he spoke with Ariel Helwani about why it wasn’t a smart idea to take a rematch so soon. “For me yes (it was), for them no I don’t, I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 9:53 am

Beneil Dariush Would Prefer Rematch With Nijem Over Pettis Bout

Everyone hates losing, but not many people would pass up the opportunity to fight for the UFC title to get a rematch with someone who beat them. Beneil Dariush however would pass up a fight with Pettis to get another crack at Ramsey Nijem, the only blemish on his otherwise undefeated UFC run. “I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 8:45 am

Behind The Scenes Video Of Uriah Hall’s Broken Toe Being Set

UFC President Dana White posted a behind the scenes video from his UFC 177 vlog that shows Uriah Hall getting his toe set into place after UFC 175. For those who missed the card, Hall’s toe was almost broken clean off, and was bent at close to a 90 degree angle. Hall still fought to...

Aug 29, 2014 8:26 am

White Says Aldo Was Mistranslated, Never Said He Pushed Mendes To Hype UFC 179

Earlier in the week Jose Aldo shoved Chad Mendes during the staredowns to promote UFC 179, there was some skepticism regarding the legitimacy of the shove, or if Aldo was trying to hype his fight against Mendes. Shortly after the altercation Aldo admitted that he shoved Mendes to hype the fight, which Dana White is...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 28, 2014 5:26 pm

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode 3 of UFC 177 Embedded, fight week is underway as the stars converge on the host hotel in Sacramento to check in and check weight with UFC officials. Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw meets his twin and feels the pressure of the iron thumb, as former titlist Renan Barao talks hairstyles with Site Coordinator...