Categories for MMA News

Feb 14, 2014 5:05 pm

GSP would return to the UFC if things change

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre recently did an interview with Brazilian news outlet Combate where he discussed the likelihood of his return to the UFC (translation via MMAFighting): “I’m not sure,” GSP responded when asked if he would return to the UFC one day. “I see what’s going on in MMA and I like...

Feb 14, 2014 4:42 pm

The UFC is developing fighter uniforms

At December’s UFC on FOX 9 event, lightweights Cody McKenzie and Sam Stout  faced off inside the octagon. “Hands of stone” ended up winning a lopsided decision over the former “TUF  12” competitor (McKenzie) that evening. However, it was Cody that would catch most of the media attention after the event, and for all the wrong reasons. Cody went...

Feb 14, 2014 4:07 pm

Bellator & Gilbert Melendez Agree On Multi-Year Deal

At 22-3, Gilbert Melendez sits atop the UFC’s lightweight division. With victories over Josh Thomson, Diego Sanchez, Shinya Aoki and Jorge Masvidal, “El Nino” is ready for a new crop of challengers as the Santa Ana native has agreed to a multi-fight, multi-year deal structure with Bellator that can pit Melendez against some of MMA’s...

Feb 14, 2014 10:39 am

UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-In Results: One Fighter Misses The Mark

Today from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 36 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7:30 p.m. PT) Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Gegard Mousasi (186) Francis...

Feb 14, 2014 10:23 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Is The Biggest Star The UFC Has Ever Had

Olympic Medalist, UFC Champion, Hollywood Movie Star. UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey, is no doubt a hot commodity in the world of sporting and entertainment. So hot in fact that the UFC Boss believes she is the biggest star in his companies short history. At a recent media luncheon Dana stated, “She’s the hugest superstar....

Feb 14, 2014 9:36 am

‘Jacare’ Believes Strikeforce Fighters Are Headed Towards UFC Gold

Jacare Souza is on a four first round finish win streak. Most recently the complete destruction of Yushin Okami by knockout and Chris Camozzi via arm- triangle. His victories prior too happening under the Strikeforce banner. He hopes to keep the momentum going as he comes into the new year and faces off against Francis...

Feb 14, 2014 9:34 am

Invicta FC Goes On Signing Spree Replaces Void In Straw Weight Division

The UFC recently made their way over to Invicta FC and basically snatched up their entire straw weight line up for the new installment of “The Ultimate Figher”. However, it seems that there are many more rowdy females ready to step into a cage and duke it out! Thanks to Eriksson Lau over at

Feb 14, 2014 9:19 am

Watch Today’s UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (10 a.m. PT)

In anticipation of tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 36 event, going down at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, BJPENN.COM and the UFC bring you this free and live stream of today’s weigh-ins event. Tune in using the player below at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET to catch all the...

Feb 14, 2014 8:55 am

Team Machida Prefers Weidman Title Fight Over Belfort

In a recent interview at Kings MMA, Team Machida discussed the state of the UFC’s middleweight division and what they would like to see in the future for Lyoto. The guys think a Weidman vs. Machida title fight will sell better than a Machida vs. Belfort fight.

Feb 14, 2014 8:37 am

Ronda Rousey on marijuana testing: “It’s an invasion of privacy”

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey is coming out in a blaze about Jessica Eye becoming the first female UFC fighter to test positive for performance enhancing drugs. Obviously, the champ is in no way supporting any PED’s but instead outraged at the fact that so much negativity is surrounding yet another fighter getting popped...

Feb 14, 2014 8:30 am

Dana White says Rashad Evans is “screwed” and will need surgery on injured knee

Things aren’t looking too good for Rashad Evans who was forced out of his bout with Daniel Cormier after injuring his knee during training. If you’re wondering how bad the injury actually is just ask UFC President Dana White who stated that Rashad is “screwed” and will need surgery. Bad luck for Rashad, who was...

Feb 14, 2014 8:29 am

Daniel Cormier: If Jon Jones Moves Up To Heavyweight, He Gets Beat Up By Cain Velasquez

  UFC fans, fighters and pundits alike have long discussed the ever-elusive “Super Fight”. Whether it was GSP vs. Anderson, Fedor vs. Randy, Wanderlei vs. Liddell or any of the other fantasy match ups, people love to debate about who the assumed winners and losers would be of these pound-for-pound battles.   Most recently, a lot of attention...

Feb 14, 2014 8:28 am

Chael Sonnen Will Be The Leader Of The Pack – Literally

    Chael Sonnen’s capacious personality and quick wit has landed him in the seat of an equally quick car.   The UFC fighter and FOX sports analyst was named “Honorary Pace Car Driver” for The Profit on CNBC 500, which will take place at Phoenix International Raceway on Sunday, March 2. His participation in the race – which includes pre-race...

Feb 14, 2014 8:28 am

Junior dos Santos on Alistair Overeem: “I don’t care about (fighting) this guy.”

The long awaited matchup between former UFC heavyweight champion Junior “Cigano” dos Santos and former Strikeforce heavyweight champ Alistair Overeem is, well, still going to be awaited. It seems that Overeem has yet again walked away from another opportunity to fight the former champ. Originally set to face off at UFC 146, the bout was...

Feb 13, 2014 8:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Cyborg Responds To Dana’s Recent Criticism: ‘I hope the best for Dana’

We recently reported that UFC President Dana White took some cheap shots at Invicta FC champ, Cris Cyborg, today. The brash UFC boss told a room full of reporters at today’s media luncheon that he believes the Brazilian female fighter is on Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). ‘Cyborg isn’t clean. She’s not’, said Dana White. ‘Cyborg...

Feb 13, 2014 6:45 pm

UFC’s New Bonus Plan To Support $9.8 Million Bonus Budget For 2014

Change isn’t always good, but the UFC’s recent change to their Fight Night Bonus structure is definitely a step in the right direction. Initially, we had sparse details about the shift in bonus type, but on UFC Tonight they cleared it all up. Check it: The UFC announced that they were changing its bonus structure....

Feb 13, 2014 6:41 pm

Frank Mir Still Wants To Fight, But Only Under The UFC Banner

Coming off of his fourth straight defeat, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir, is not ready to hang them up. In fact, the Las Vegas resident, isn’t even looking to downgrade his competition. As reported on last night’s UFC Tonight, Frank Mir’s manager Malki Kawa, told FOX Sports that the only place Mir wants to...

Feb 13, 2014 6:23 pm

Report: Eye’s Cannabis Levels So Low She Could Work For The Feds

That title is accurate folks. UFC bantamweight, Jessica Eye, recently got popped for pot and put on a probationary suspension by the state of Texas. Subsequently, the MMA world turned against her, media and fans alike. (not us though) Now it comes out, thanks to the good guys over at ESPN, that she tested positive...

Feb 13, 2014 6:12 pm

McCall Injured, Out Of Pickett Bout

Fight Night 37 just lost a marquee flyweight bout. Ian McCall is injured and will no longer be able to welcome the always tough, Brad Pickett, to the UFC’s 125 pound division. Fight Night 37 is set to go down on March 8 from London’s, O2 Arena. UFC officials are currently seeking a replacement opponent...

Feb 13, 2014 6:05 pm

Latin Fighters Take Center Stage For The Next International TUF Season

The call was officially made today to all aspiring Latin American fighters: the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) organization is looking for its next Latino standout and will use its storied reality television series to recruit the regions top talent. The seventh international edition of the UFC’s reality series, The Ultimate Fighter®, is set to feature...

Feb 13, 2014 12:30 pm

Sonnen Is ‘Infuriated’, Says ‘The UFC is plagued with cowards’

“DC (Daniel Cormier) is a top contender.For people to not jump at the shot to fight him is more than confusing, it’s infuriating. The UFC is plagued with cowards. If you are a light heavyweight who isn’t booked and you didn’t offer to fight him, please, I beg you, quit.” In a recent statement to...

Feb 13, 2014 12:25 pm

Cormier Gets a Fight, UFC Signs Undefeated Prospect For UFC 170 Bout

We’ve been back and forth on this one a few times since yesterday’s news on Rashad Evan’s fight canceling injury. The UFC originally opted to postpone the light-heavyweight showdown (between Cormier & Evans), but after a public plea from Cormier, UFC officials have signed Patrick Cummins, an undefeated all-american wrestling product out of SoCal’s Reign...