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Dec 22, 2014 9:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Rampage Re-Signing With UFC

When it was announced this past weekend that former UFC champion Quinton Rampage Jackson would be re-signing with the UFC, the Twitter-verse went wild, as expected. Fighters, promotional President’s, and former fighters all took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the signing. Check out some of the best reactions: Let us be clear that...

Dec 22, 2014 8:54 am

Conor McGregor Shows Off Impressive Kicks Ahead Of Siver Bout

Conor McGregor is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night: Boston bout against Dennis Siver, which goes down January 18th 2015. Ahead of the bout, McGregor can be seen in this video showing off an impressive kicking drill. Check it out:

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 22, 2014 8:20 am

Jones: ‘I’m Going To Be Looking For Takedowns Against DC’

Besides being one of the most impressive, and dominant champions in UFC history, Jon Jones has the unique ability to defeat his opponents where they’re comfortable, and where they’re best. This was most recently seen when Jones defended his title against Glover Teixeira. Leading up to the fight, Teixeira’s inside game was highly touted, leaving...

Dec 22, 2014 5:01 am

Barao On Gagnon Fight: “I Don’t Think The Fight Was That Hard”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon in dominant fashion as he stopped a very game Mitch Gagnon in the 3rd round with an arm triangle. Barao spoke at the post-fight press conference through a translator to discuss the bout, and how he thought it...

Dec 21, 2014 7:33 pm

BJPenn.Com Radio Live at 8 P.M. PST Danny Castillo & Ali Abdelaziz

LISTEN LIVE HERE! We’re kicking things off a little backwards tonight as we’re starting the night with “Last Call!” Danny Castillo is back on the show to talk his upcoming match-up at UFC 182. Danny was originally set to take on Rustam Khabilov, but due to Visa issues with his opponent; Danny will now face...

Dec 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Aldo: ‘The UFC and Media should treat fighters better’

There has been much talk recently of fighter pay, and now UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is adding his opinion to the list. He spoke about fighter pay, and why the UFC, as well as the media, need to treat fighters better. “The athlete is not treated like he deserves. We deserve better,. I’m not...

Dec 21, 2014 5:24 pm

Esparza On Winning UFC Belt: “It Felt Like A Dream”

Recently, Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas to become the first ever UFC strawweight champion in a win that Esparza says “felt like a dream.” Going into the bout, many were favoriting Namajunas, who defeated all 3 of her opponents on the show via submission. Esparza spoke to MMAFighting about the win, and why it didn’t...

Dec 21, 2014 5:23 pm

REPLAY! Renan Barao Post-Fight Octagon Speech

Following his impressive win over Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58 in front of his native Brazilian crowd, Renan Barao spoke to Jon Anik in the Octagon to discuss the win. Check it out:

Dec 21, 2014 2:59 pm

Romero: Tim Kennedy Cheated Too!

When Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy stepped into the Octagon to fight at UFC 178, nobody could have known the bout would become one of the most controversial in modern times. As the second round drew to a close, Kennedy held onto Romero’s glove, and landed some hard shots that left Romero rocked at the...

Dec 21, 2014 2:38 pm

Aldo Welcomes fight with Dillashaw

Recently, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw spoke about the possibility of a superfight against featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the man who has defeated two of his teammates, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. Dillashaw said on an episode of Team Alpha Male Radio: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna...

Dec 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC Prepping Legal Team To Fight Lawsuit

The UFC has begun the lengthy process of interviewing law firms to defend their company against a recently filed lawsuit that could see the UFC paying $100s of millions. According to The American Lawyer, the UFC has begun interviewing law firms to defend them against the suit. Among the list of firms, and lawyers the...

Dec 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been busy this week, as always, booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts, which is set to go down at UFC 184 on February 28th at the Staples Center. Lewis is coming...

Dec 21, 2014 11:36 am

UFC Fight Night 56 Drug Test Results: All Fighters Test Clean

Good news! All drug test results from UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Saint Preux have come back clean! The event, which took place November 8th at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia Brazil was headlined by a bout between MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and Ovince Saint Preux, with Saint Preux getting the...

Dec 21, 2014 10:48 am

Rampage Jackson Releases Official Statement Regarding UFC Signing

Yesterday it was announced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to the UFC, leaving Bellator MMA after going 3-0 with the promotion. Today Rampage sent out the following Tweet, linking to a statement on his website. Official statement on my UFC signing and what's happening at (so Scott Coker can shut up)...

Dec 21, 2014 10:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Phil Baroni Reacts To UFC Lawsuit

Last week it was announced that Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were suing the UFC in a class action lawsuit (Details HERE). Now, former UFC fighter Phil Baroni is giving his take on the lawsuit, and as usual, the New York Bad Ass isn’t holding anything back. Fuck the UFC — phil baroni...

Dec 21, 2014 10:06 am

CB Dollaway On Liver Kick: “I Was Basically Paralyzed”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, CB Dollaway was on the receiving end of a ‘kick heard round the world’. The liver shot by Lyoto Machida ultimately ended with Dollaway unable to defend himself, forcing the referee to stop the bout. He spoke at the post-fight press conference about the kick. “Basically just a...

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Machida’s TKO Win Over Dollaway

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, fight fans saw former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida TKO rising contender CB Dollaway in just over a minute. Immediately, as always, the Twitter-verse went wild. Below is a compilation of Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the finish. Wow! Machida knows how to abuse a liver! #UFCFightNight58 —...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

Rampage Talks UFC Return

Following the announcement that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson had returned to the UFC, Rampage himself joined the UFC on FOX crew to discuss his signing. Check it out:

Dec 21, 2014 9:22 am

Cody McKenzie Retires From MMA

Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA, or, according to his words, has “quit”. He released the following Tweet regarding the matter, which has since been deleted, along with McKenzie’s Twitter account. I’m done fighting I would call it retiring but I never made no money so yea I quit. — . (@TheCodyMcKenzie)...

Dec 21, 2014 8:25 am

QUICK TWITT: Dana White reacts to potential Rockhold vs. Machida bout

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Lyoto Machida returned to the win column with a quick, and devastating liver kick TKO win over CB Dollaway (See that HERE). Following the win, Machida spoke at the post-fight press conference about his desire to potentially fight Luke Rockhold for the next title shot (See that HERE)....

Dec 21, 2014 8:23 am

Rampage: “It’s on!”

During the broadcast for UFC Fight Night 58, the UFC revealed that former champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC, and no longer with Bellator. Following the announcement, Rampage released this video through the UFC’s official Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 21, 2014 8:18 am

Barao: “I’m going to bring this belt back to Brazil”

Last night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon, stopping Mitch Gagnon in the third round with an impressive, and slick arm triangle (See that HERE). Following the bout, Barao spoke through a translator at the post-fight press conference, saying: “I’m focused on my goals, and I’m going to bring this belt...

Dec 21, 2014 8:05 am

Antonio Carlos Junior Announces Move To Middleweight Following UFC FN 58 Loss

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Antonio Carlos Junior lost a unanimous decision to Patrick Cummins. Following the loss, Carlos Junior announced he would be joining the middleweight division, dropping down from light heavyweight. The move will make Carlos Junior’s next fight his third UFC fight, and also his third fight in a new...

Dec 21, 2014 7:57 am

Rampage: “Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke”

Yesterday during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast, the UFC revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC (See that HERE). Following the announcement, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed that Rampage was still under contract with Bellator, and that they would protect their contractual rights (See that HERE). Now Rampage has revealed...