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Dec 24, 2013 9:02 am

Vitor Belfort Asks for Winner of Weidman vs Silva

  Just in case anyone doubted that Vitor Belfort was interested in the winner of this weekend’s fight between Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, he made it clear on twitter that he believes that he deserves the next title shot. “The Phenom” recently tweeted UFC president Dana White, saying “the fans and me are very...

Dec 24, 2013 8:55 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Flashback Episode One: Chris Weidman Vs. Anderson Silva 1

The debut episode of the UFC’s new show “Fight Flashback” premiered earlier this week, and in the first episode, it gives us an inside scoop on the first Chris Weidman and Anderson Silva bout, before they rematch this weekend at UFC 168. The video goes in-depth with dressing room footage, cage-side highlights, fighter commentary and...

Dec 24, 2013 8:52 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Plays Santa Clause

What gifts would former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva buy for some of the UFC’s biggest stars for Christmas? Happy holidays everyone.

Dec 23, 2013 3:51 pm

EA UFC Reveals Chael Sonnen’s In-Game Character

Electronic Arts, the video game company that is developing the upcoming UFC game, has been releasing pictures of the video game versions of some of the UFC’s biggest stars. Today, they released a picture of Chael Sonnen. Check it: The American Gangster, @SonnenCh in #EASPORTSUFC. High-res here: http://t.co/xHGbRUaI21 pic.twitter.com/dAhmb8r1DJ — EA SPORTS UFC (@EASPORTSUFC) December...

Dec 23, 2013 11:41 am

POLL: Did The UFC Deliver In 2013?

It’s our year-end poll here at BJPENN.COM and what better way to end our polling schedule than to ask fight fans if you are happy with the way things turned out in 2013. We got to see a full schedule of FOX programming, the launch of FOX Sports 1, GSP Retire, Anderson Silva lost his...

Dec 23, 2013 11:41 am

Anderson Silva: UFC 162 Loss Was “A Bad Day at Work”

“Sometimes you have a good day working,” former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva explained, “sometimes you have a bad day working.  My last fight [at UFC 162] was my bad day.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA It has been one of the most highly anticipated rematches in mixed martial arts, and for plenty of reasons. ...

Dec 23, 2013 11:40 am

Jones Jr. Wins Weekend Bout, Wants Anderson Silva Next

Russian boxing promoter, Vladimir Hryunov, will be traveling to Las Vegas to meet with UFC President Dana White to discuss the potential for a super fight between Roy Jones Jr. and Anderson Silva.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Multi-divisional boxing champion Roy Jones Jr. defeated Zine Eddie Benmakhlouf this past weekend in Moscow, Russia to...

Dec 23, 2013 11:09 am

Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Reported for UFC 170

Both coming off unanimous-decision victories in their last bouts, lightweight fighters Gilbert Melendez (above) and Khabib Nurmagomedov have reportedly agreed to face one another at UFC 170, which takes place in February.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Lightweight fighters Khabib Numagomedov and Gilbert Melendez are set to face one another at UFC 170 this February,...

Dec 23, 2013 10:57 am

POLL RESULTS: Who Ya Got, Silva or Wiedman?

After a week of votes, it appears as if 74% of fight fans believe that Anderson Silva will get his vengeance this weekend against Chris Weidman to win back his UFC middleweight title. The two fighters face off this weekend in Las Vegas. After more than 5,000 votes in our latest poll here are the...

Dec 23, 2013 10:51 am

VIDEO | Rampage Caught Fighting Outside Hollywood Night Club

Mayhem Miller isn’t the only former UFC employee taking it to the streets. As seen in the above video, former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson isn’t scared to tangle outside of the cage either. This altercation didn’t escalate too far, but after learning this man grabbed his girlfriend’s butt, Rampage was ready to tangle. From...

Dec 23, 2013 10:36 am

VIDEO | Connor McGregor: ‘Fastest In The Division, Forever In Shape’

UFC featherweight prospect, Connor McGregor, is making a startling recovery from surgery. Check it: 14 weeks post ACL surgery. 2 days after clearance to bounce. THE FASTEST IN THE DIVISION. FOREVER IN SHAPE. http://t.co/UubNTOyCts — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) December 22, 2013 You think I'm fucking about. That's 2am work right there post 10 rounds. I...

Dec 23, 2013 10:00 am

Johny Hendricks: “I can never tell myself that I’m one of the elite”

“I see myself as a power puncher, but for some reason I can never tell myself that I’m one of the elite. Does that make sense? I’ll downplay myself before I compliment myself. I know [Lawler] is very talented. I know he has some power in his hands, and that’s what makes this fight exciting....

Dec 23, 2013 9:51 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Champ Anthony Pettis Celebrates Holidays With A New $100k Car

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has settled into his new role with his employer. With his championship gold comes more money, fame, celebrity and of course, cars! See what the champ bought himself for Christmas below and incase you were wondering, a Mercedes G55 starts out at a cool $114,000.00

Dec 23, 2013 9:37 am

‘UFC Fight Pass’ Soon Available For Enthusiasts For Just $9.99/mo.

For diehard MMA fans with a few extra bucks to spend, you can get a new key to the castle. “UFC Fight Pass”, the UFC’s planned digital network, is scheduled to debut later this week with a full launch at the start of 2014. While the finer points of the details are still to be...

Dec 23, 2013 9:04 am

Ronda On Tate: ‘ She has a nice a$$, that’s how she got this fight’

“She really has to nitpick to try and find weaknesses in my game. I mean, she has to tell herself something. If you think about it, her best performance ever was against Marloes Coenen to win the Strikeforce belt. Then I beat her very decisively and then she had an embarrassing and bad performance against...

Dec 23, 2013 8:53 am

UFC 168’s Barnett on Browne: ‘It’s just another fight’

“It’s just another fight, man. The ring is still the same. It doesn’t matter if it’s just the two of us in the gym or if the world is watching. I’ve been doing this since I was a high school wrestler in Seattle and we’d get crowds for the meets. It’s nice people are interested...

Dec 23, 2013 8:45 am

Dana White: Everyone Wants Vitor To Get Silva/Weidman Winner

“On Saturday night, if Chris Weidman wins or Anderson Silva wins, the next massive, huge fight that everyone wants to see is Vitor Belfort. That’s what everybody wants to see. Vitor Belfort’s next. Or – I don’t know. You never know what happens here. Anything could happen, but there’s nothing but big fights for Vitor.”

Dec 23, 2013 8:39 am

Ronda Rousey Expects Nick Diaz To Return To Fighting

Video: Ronda Rousey ready for Tate at UFC 168 “Nick’s been fighting for a really really long time. I’ve only been fighting for three years, I mean, he’s been fighting I think for over a decade now. This sport puts a lot of miles on you very quickly. If he feels like he needs a...

Dec 23, 2013 8:24 am

VIDEO | GSP’s Day Off

Former UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is featured in the TTHS short film.

Dec 23, 2013 8:20 am

Miesha Tate: ‘ I just want to punch Ronda in the face’

“I’m prepared to do anything necessary to win this fight. I’ve trained everything. Obviously I have the wrestling. I feel like I have a very strong ground game that’s been really underestimated. So, I’ve been sharpening the things that I want to, that I feel like I need to. But, you know, I just really...

Dec 21, 2013 6:01 pm

Rousey’s corner drops 20 large on her to beat Tate

  The seemingly unstoppable force that is “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey has dominated her division in a way rarely seen. And though she only has seven professional fights under her belt the odds are significantly in her favor. For example, when she took on Misha Tate the first time Ronda was up to an 11-1 favorite....

Dec 21, 2013 11:27 am

White: ‘I can’t stand guys with egos’

A man, who has been accused of having an ego the size of Manhattan, says there is no room for such hubris in MMA. UFC President Dana White spoke with Brazilian media outlet Sexto Round and White said ego has no place in the sport. “I just don’t think there’s anything to have an ego...

Dec 21, 2013 11:20 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Leonard Garcia on the Mexican Fighting Spirit

Leonard Garcia is well-known as one of the toughest fighters in mixed martial arts.  He has fought in a number of Fight of the Night performances – most notably with Roger Huerta, Chan Sung Jung and Nam Phan – where he took and gave incredible damage for 15 minutes.  Garcia credits his style of fighting...

Dec 21, 2013 11:19 am

BJPENN.COM’S 2013 Fighter of the year candidates

By Evan Stoumbelis This year has been a great one for fight fans, and as it’s winding down with its final card next Saturday it only seems right to reflect on the year and wonder who the UFC will pick as fighter of the year. In the meantime I have decided to take a look...

Dec 21, 2013 11:18 am

.gif | Floyd Mayweather Spotted at Glory 13

Floyd Mayweather might just be a fan of kickboxing. After showing up at last month’s Glory 12 event in New York, he again was present at Glory 13 last night, despite it being in Tokyo, Japan. Glory 13: Tokyo featured a one-night welterweight tournament, which was won by Nieky Holzken. Mayweather most recently fought Saul Alvarez in September,...