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Mar 10, 2014 10:57 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: ‘We took and used the WWE’s business model for the UFC’

“It wasn’t about their product, it was about their business model, they had become very astute at selling their product and getting people to buy pay-per-views (PPV) by using free television. When we started, we had no traditional free press. Nobody was covering us, no one took us seriously as a sport. Therefore we had...

Mar 8, 2014 7:17 pm

Dana White: ‘Guillard ran the whole fight’

“There’s no doubt Melvin ran the entire fight and was incredibly passive, the complete opposite of how he used to fight. There was a lot of smack talk leading up to that fight, and those are the fights that everybody gets excited about, and nine times out of 10 they end up like tonight. Those...

Mar 8, 2014 4:20 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC Fight Night London Post-Fight Media Scrum

Our boys over at WhoaTV are on the ground in London and thanks to them, we have Dana White’s post-fight media scrum. Enjoy! We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and here. See more of our Exclusive...

Mar 8, 2014 4:19 pm

Dana White Confirms Gustafsson Gets Jones vs. Glover Winner

Following his dominant, double-bonus earning win over Jimi Manuwa, Alexander Gustafsson was confirmed as the next title challenger in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division. “If Jones wins, we have a nasty rematch,” UFC President Dana White said at today’s post-fight press conference. “If he doesn’t, then it’s [Gustafsson] and Glover Teixeira.” Gustafsson faced Jon Jones in...

Mar 8, 2014 3:30 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gustafsson’s Brutal KO Over Jimi Manuwa

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In the main event, Alexander Gustafsson solidified his status as number one contender with this brutal finish over Jimi Manuwa: Want more .gif replays? Just click HERE.

Mar 8, 2014 3:29 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Johnson’s One-Sided Handling Of Melvin Guillard

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In the co-main event, Michael Johnson proved he belongs in the division elite with his impressive victory over Melvin Guillard. Want more .gif replays? Just click HERE.

Mar 8, 2014 3:28 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gunnar Nelson’s Nasty Choke Against Omari Akhmedov

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts of the night, Gunnar Nelson made short work of his Russian counterpart and quickly nabbed his neck to get a submission victory in the first round:...

Mar 8, 2014 3:27 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Luke Barnatt’s Brutal First Round Finish

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts on the night’s preliminary card, Luke Barnatt kept his unblemished record intact and successfully took out Mats Nilsson with Strikes. Want more .gif replays? Just click...

Mar 8, 2014 3:26 pm

.gif | REPLAY – Gaudinot’s Neck Strangling First Round Submission

Earlier this afternoon the UFC took to their subscription based platform, UFC Fight Pass, to broadcast, ‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’. In one of the featured bouts on the night’s preliminary card, TUF veteran Louis Gaudinot started off the night with a quick and brutal submission victory. Want more .gif replays? Just click...

Mar 8, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Bonuses: Gustaffson Doubles Up, Two More Take Home $50k

After a great afternoon of fights on UFC Fight Pass, three fighters picked up bonus money for their efforts in London. The Fight of the Night Award went to main event fighters Alexander Gustaffson and Jimi Manuwa, who put on an exciting, fast paced fight that ended in the second frame, when Gustafsson connected with...

Mar 8, 2014 2:15 pm

New UFC Fight Pass Broadcast Team Offers Breath of Fresh Air

MMA fans who weren’t paying attention to the announcement of a new European/UFC Fight Pass commentating team might have been surprised at hearing voices other than the standard “B-Team” of Jon Anik and Kenny Florian when today’s Fight Pass card started. However, it quickly became apparent that this new team, consisting of former UFC Welterweight...

Mar 8, 2014 12:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Nelson Dominates, Submits Akhmedov In Round 1

In the first fight of the main card, welterweights Gunnar Nelson (pictured) and Omari Akhmedov met in the Octagon. Nelson’s karate style proved successful, when he dropped Akhmedov in the first round with a straight left. Nelson gained full mount and beat Akhmedov up with elbows for the majority of the round, leaving the Russian...

Mar 8, 2014 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Latifi Gets The Quick Submission Win In Round 1

After a disappointing start to his UFC career, Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi, proved the doubters wrong in today’s UFC Fight Night 37 Preliminary Card Headliner. In front of a Swede friendly crowd, the wrestling based fighter did what he does best and finished quickly with a tight choke during a grappling exchange. For the first...

Mar 8, 2014 11:31 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Barnatt Remains Undefeated, Gets The TKO Win

The undefeated Luke Barnatt (pictured) put on a show in front of his hometown crowd and he did it quick. His crisp striking was too much for his opponent, Matts Nilsson, who got finished before the first bells sound. Barnatt picked Nilsson apart with his punches and kicks until rocking him with a head kick. He...

Mar 8, 2014 11:12 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Silva’s Grappling Leads To A Decision Win

Clauido (pictured) came out extremely aggressive. He threw out wild strikes and looked to drag the fight to the ground as soon as possible. Brad Scott did a good job of keeping the fight on the feet, where his more technical striking proved troublesome for Silva, but still managed to get taken down a few...

Mar 8, 2014 10:13 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Gaudinot Chokes Out Harris In Round 1

The first fight of the night is in the books and if you got up to grab a drink you probably missed it. The flyweights kicked off UFC Fight Night: London. Gaudinot and Harris exchanged a few punches, but it was Harris who looked for the early takedown. Harris held on to the leg for...

Mar 8, 2014 9:36 am

‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ Live Results

We have an early card today folks! Today’s UFC Fight Night 37 event is going down from London, England’s O2 Arena. The morning event airs live, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass and in typical fashion BJPENN.COM will be providing all the live results from the event. Want a more thorough breakdown of each fight? Check...