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Nov 18, 2013 10:12 am

Georges St-Pierre on Time Off: “I’m Going Crazy”

  “I can’t sleep at night, man, I’m going crazy,” UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre said following his victory at UFC 167 (shown above).  “I have issues and I need to get out for a while.  I don’t know what I’m going to do.”   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Following UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre’e...

Nov 18, 2013 10:03 am

POLL RESULTS: Does Vitor Belfort Deserve A Title Shot?

In last week’s BJPENN.COM Poll we asked the fans if Vitor Belfort deserves a title shot following his first round K.O. over Dan Henderson. His only loss at middleweight since returning to the UFC was in a title fight against Anderson Silva. And with his recent dispatching of Bisping, Rockhold and Dan Henderson the fans...

Nov 18, 2013 10:00 am

.gif | Buffer Caught Tickling Celeste

The Veteran Voice of the Octagon, Bruce Buffer is seen in this animated .gif getting friendly with UFC ring card girl, Arianny Celeste. Now don’t get crazy on us here, it’s just a “friendly” .gif to lighten up your Monday afternoon! Enjoy:

Nov 18, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Did Johny Hendricks Tap Out To GSP In The 1st?

During the first minute of their UFC 167 main event, Champion Georges St-Pierre was able to secure a takedown and during a scramble many people feel they caught Johny Hendricks tapping out to a choke attempt. I don’t feel this is the case, but we leave it to you guys to decide. Check it out:

Nov 18, 2013 9:36 am

PHOTO | Johny Hendricks’ Swollen Hands After GSP Fight

During the UFC 167 post-fight festivities, welterweight title challenger, Johny Hendricks said that he hurt his hands on GSP’s face. Now we have proof: Man hands are a little sore after last nights fights. But u should see the other guy lol. — Johny Hendricks (@JohnyHendricks) November 17, 2013

Nov 18, 2013 9:31 am

UFC Boss Doesn’t Want Cerrone To Drop To 145

After his quick UFC 167 victory over Evan Dunham, Donald Cerrone expressed his intentions to drop to the UFC’s featherweight division. During the post-fight festivities, UFC President Dana White expressed his dislike for the idea, stating he did not want Cerrone to make the grueling cut down to 145 pounds. “The kid is shredded,” said...

Nov 18, 2013 9:15 am

PHOTO | GSP vs. Hendricks Official Judges Scorecard

Much has been made about last Saturday’s UFC 167 main event between GSP and Johny Hendricks. Whether you agree or disagree with the judging panels call to give GSP the win, the fight was close enough that we are still debating the call two-days later. If you’re curious to see how the judges scored the...

Nov 18, 2013 9:06 am

GSP Downs Hendricks For The Second Time In EA Sports Cover Vote

Georges St-Pierre Beat Johny Hendricks. Twice. Just two days after losing his bid for the welterweight strap, Johny Hendricks has had salt poured in the open wounds from that battle, as EA Sports officials announced that “Rush” has knocked “Bigg Rigg” out of the “EA Sports UFC” cover contest as well. … okay maybe he didn’t have...

Nov 18, 2013 9:04 am

UFC 167’s Robbie Lawler Wants Hendricks for Interim Title if GSP Takes Time off

  “I think [what] we should probably do if Georges takes off for half a year or a year, [is] Hendricks and I fight for an interim title, and when Georges comes back, I’ll beat him up too,” said Robbie Lawler (pictured) at the UFC 167 post-fight press conference Saturday night.   By Christopher Murphy...

Nov 18, 2013 9:03 am

Luke Rockhold vs. Constantinos Philippou To Headline UFC Fight Night 35 in Georgia

  Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold (above) will take on Constantinos Philippou in a five-round main event bout that will headline the UFC’s January card in Duluth, Georgia.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC President Dana White announced Saturday night the addition of a middleweight bout between Luke Rockhold and Constantinos Philippou to UFC...

Nov 18, 2013 8:49 am

Johny Hendricks: ‘I’m the real champ’

Following last Saturday’s disappointing decision loss to Georges St-Pierre, Johny Hendricks took to the post fight press conference to proclaim himself the ‘real welterweight champion.’

Nov 18, 2013 8:42 am

UFC 171 Announced for March 15 at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas

  The UFC is heading back to Dallas, Texas for UFC 171.  The March 15 card marks the first time in nearly five years that the UFC has held an event in the city.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC President Dana White announced Saturday night at the UFC 167 post-fight press conference that the...

Nov 18, 2013 8:41 am

Tiequan Zhang and Ao Hailin Confrimed As ‘TUF China’ Coaches

Details have been scarce since UFC announced that China would host an edition of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. While Cung Le stated he would be involved in the season somehow, he did not know what his role would be. It was eventually revealed that he would be playing the authority figure, similar to Dana White’s role...

Nov 18, 2013 8:27 am

Sonnen Moving Back To Middleweight: ‘I’ve Always Struggled At 205’

“I had one problem tonight and that is I fought someone who’s a better fighter than I am. I thought there was spots I could beat him. I come up short in my last three fights in that exact same position. I gotta work on that. I’ve always struggled at 205 to get used to...

Nov 18, 2013 7:58 am

VIDEO | Revisiting Glory: ‘GLORY 3’ Giorgio Petrosyan vs. Davit Kiria

GLORY 12 is live from the Madison Square Garden Theater in New York City this Saturday night. This stacked card features a one-night lightweight tournament that will decide who will be GLORY’s first lightweight champion. Giorgio Petrosyan will be making his USA debut against Andy Ristie in the semi-final, and on the other side of...

Nov 18, 2013 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Rashad Evans first-round TKO of Chael Sonnen at UFC 167. Watch More Highlights: Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 18, 2013 7:39 am

VIDEO | Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight)

Highlights of Robbie Lawler’s split decision win over Rory MacDonald. Watch More Highlights: Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight) Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 18, 2013 7:38 am

VIDEO | Watch Woodley’s KO OVer Josh Koscheck (Full Fight Highlight)

Watch highlights from the UFC 167 bout between Josh Koscheck and Tyron Woodley. Watch More Highlights: Watch Evans Dominate Sonnen In 1st (Full Fight Highlight) Robbie Lawler Man Handles Rory MacDonald (Full Fight Highlight) Watch GSP’s Questionable Decision Win Over Hendricks (Full Fight Highlight)

Nov 16, 2013 11:58 pm

Benson Henderson vs. Josh Thomson: UFC on FOX 10 main event | UFC NEWS

With lightweight champion Anthony Pettis out due to an injury, the man he was set to face off against will now fight the former champion. Josh Thomson will fight Benson Henderson in the headlining fight of  UFC on Fox 10. Henderson is coming off of his lost to Pettis back in August, where he was...

Nov 16, 2013 11:55 pm

Dana White Blasts GSP and NSAC During UFC 167 Post Fight Press Conference

On Saturday night at UFC 167, Georges St. Pierre successfully defended his UFC Welterweight Championship against challenger Johny Hendricks. At least, the judge’s think he did. The rest of the mixed martial arts community is currently in an uproar claiming that Johny Hendricks did enough to dethrone the champion. Even the UFC President Dana White...

Nov 16, 2013 11:12 pm

‘UFC 167′ Bonus Winners: GSP/Hendricks, Cerrone and Woodley

Knockout of the Night: Tyron Woodley Tyron Woodley walked into the fight knowing he had knockout power in his right hand, but he wanted to share that fact with the world. The fight opened up with a flurry from Woodley that sent Koscheck wobbling around the octagon, but Woodley could not capitalize right away. Minutes...

Nov 16, 2013 9:47 pm

UFC 167 Results: GSP Retains Title, Defeats Hendricks By Way of Split Decision

We saw action from the get-go in the first round. Hendricks threw a hook that St. Pierre saw coming from a mile away and he countered it by ducking down and successfully landing a takedown. Later on in the round, Hendricks knew St. Pierre would duck under so he followed his hook with an uppercut...