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Aug 22, 2014 2:55 pm

Daley finally granted visa to fight again in the United States

According to Bellator President Scott Coker, Paul “Semtex” Daley (34-13-2 MMA) has finally been granted a working visa from the United States government, which will allow him to resume his fight career with the Viacom-owned organization. Daley has not fought on American soil since July of 2012, when he defeated Rudy Bears via first-round TKO at Bellator 72....

Aug 22, 2014 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 49 Edition

If you missed today’s UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-ins stream, you missed all the staredowns from tomorrow night’s competitors. Here’s another: Mike Pyle vs. Jordan Mein:

Aug 22, 2014 2:35 pm

“UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos” Weigh-In Results

Today, from Tulsa, Oklahoma’s BOK Center, the UFC Fight Night 49 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs. Benson Henderson (155.5) Jordan Mein (170.25) vs. Mike Pyle (170.75) Francis Carmont (185.75) vs. Thales Leites (185.25) Clay...

Aug 22, 2014 2:30 pm

GSP: ‘I’ll never fight in the UFC again without WADA testing being implemented’

“I will never fight again in MMA without my opponent and myself being thoroughly tested for the most advanced PEDs by a credible independent anti-doping organization like VADA or USADA under the strictest standards of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) Code. A true martial artist must respect his opponent and fight clean.” In a recent...

Aug 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Brian Ortega tests positive for Drostanolone following UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission announced today (via MMAJunkie) that UFC featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following his first-round submission victory over Mike De La Torre at last month’s UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose. Ortega has subsequently been suspended from action for 9 months and fined...

Aug 22, 2014 1:24 pm

UFC Fight Night 49: Open Workout Highlight

Benson Henderson and Rafael dos Anjos hit the mat Thursday during the Fight Night Tulsa open workout ahead of their main event bout Saturday night. Also see Jordan Mein and Mike Pyle.

Aug 22, 2014 11:29 am

Rockhold To Bisping:“Let’s see if you’ve got some balls, kid”

“I’ve got a wager. Bisping is grossly overpaid, comparably to where we are. So, I bet Michael Bisping, if I don’t finish you in the first round, you can have my purse. But if I do finish you in the first round, you give me your purse. So if I don’t finish you in the...

Aug 22, 2014 11:28 am

Signature Moves: Benson Henderson

Watch Benson Henderson’s moves in ultra-slow motion, as the UFC’s former lightweight champion teaches his most powerful techniques with lasting impact.

Aug 22, 2014 11:24 am

Strauss, Parisyan, Grove Inked For Bellator’s So-Cal Return

Bellator 127 is now set as the promotion will return to Southern California’s Pechanga Resort & Casino on Friday, October 3rd as Daniel Straus will battle Justin Wilcox in the main event live on Spike TV. Tickets for the event are on sale now and are available at the Pechanga Box Office, or

Aug 22, 2014 5:01 am

‘UBEREEM’ IS BACK! Alistair Looking Beefed Up In Latest Training Photo

As of late, many photo’s of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem have made him look smaller(ish), than fight fans have grown accustomed to. But that’s changed! Check it: Thanks for the rounds @Felderpaul and @jonavinwebb @Alistairovereem was a blast sparing with you — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) August 21, 2014

Aug 22, 2014 5:00 am

Rafael dos Anjos: ‘I see a lot of holes in Benson Henderson’s game’

In this weekend’s UFC Main Event in Tulsa, Oklahoma, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson takes on top contender Rafael dos Anjos. It may be easy, for fight fans, to count the Brazilian fighter out, he tells FOX Sports that Benson has holes in his game. Check it: “He’s a tough guy, a former champion,...

Aug 22, 2014 4:59 am

UFC on the Fly: Bisping vs. Le

On this episode of UFC ON THE FLY, our cameras join middleweights Michael Bisping and Cung Le on opposite sides of the world as they prepare for UFC Fight Night. UFC Fight Night in Macao, headlined by Michael Bisping vs Cung Le, is LIVE Saturday August 23rd on UFC FIGHT PASS.

Aug 22, 2014 3:05 am

STAREDOWNS! Bisping & Le Get Close In China

Early this morning and live on BJPENN.COM, the UFC Fight Night 48 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed it, here’s some of the better staredowns from the early morning event. Tyron Woodley vs. Dong Hyun Kim:

Aug 22, 2014 3:00 am

“UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le” Weigh-In Results

Early this morning in Macao, Chia, the UFC Fight Night 48 weigh-ins went down, and all fighters made their contracted weight. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast, here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 6 a.m. PT) Michael Bisping (186) vs. Cung Le (185) Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Tyron Woodley (170) Zhang Lipeng...

Aug 21, 2014 7:02 pm

Nevada State Athletic Commission Suspends Two UFC Fighters For Failed Drug Tests

Robert Drysdale and Kevin Casey (pictured) were both suspended this afternoon, during today’s Nevada State Athletic Commission hearing. The two UFC fighters recently failed drug tests for banned substances during competition. Both men fought, and won, during the UFC’s International fight week earlier this year, Casey by way of knockout at UFC 175, and Drysdale...

Aug 21, 2014 2:12 pm

Dana/Ronda Say Cyborg Fight Still Possible

When it comes to big fights inside the UFC, none can be bigger than a fight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg. It’s the fight fans want. Cyrborg currently fights in a weight-class not offered by the UFC, and therefore doesn’t fight for the promotion. However, the Invicta FC champion is making the jump down...

Aug 21, 2014 2:07 pm

QUICK TWITT | Cerrone Defends Overeem – ‘He’s a great teammate’

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is tired of his teammate, Alistair Overeem, getting criticized for hurting training partners. The Reem hurt Jon Jones in a training accident, and ever since, has been accused of hurting sparring partners on purpose. But Cerrone says no. Check it: I dont understand why you'll want to talk shit about @Alistairovereem Dude...

Aug 21, 2014 1:56 pm

PHOTO | Cain Velasquez Poses With D.C. And A Fan

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has peered out of the shadow’s while getting in some rounds at American Kickboxing Academy headquarters in San Jose, California. The champ has been sidelined since his October win over Junior dos Santos, and isn’t set to return to action until his November title fight against Fabricio Werdum.   (Photo...

Aug 21, 2014 1:49 pm

Lawyer: ‘NSAC lacks jurisdiction’ to discipline Wanderlei Silva for test dodging’

In a motion to Nevada Debuty Attorney General Christopher Eccles, Ross Goodman, Wanderlei Silva’s legal representation, stated that the Nevada State Athletic Commission has no jurisdiction to discipline the UFC fighter for dodging a prior drug test. The motion reads: “It is abundantly clear that the NSAC lacks jurisdiction to take disciplinary action over Mr....

Aug 21, 2014 1:27 pm

Rousey & White Discuss The UFC’s Influx Of New Female Talent

“I’m so excited that Holly Holm got signed. She’s someone I’ve had my eye on for a while. She’s a really exciting fighter. You don’t see women that are world champion boxers knocking people out with headkicks very often. I think that she’s just not great for a title fight, she’s great for a whole...

Aug 21, 2014 1:12 pm

Wanderlei Dodges Commission Again, NSAC Postpones Disciplinary Hearing

Former PRIDE FC Champion and current UFC Fighter, Wanderlei Silva has pulled another fast one on the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The MMA Legend was expected to attend today’s official NSAC meeting and answer for violations previously committed. (More on that HERE.) But his absence, and a filed motion from his legal team to dismiss any...