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Dec 12, 2014 9:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Bonus Report: Penne, Markos, Esparza and Medeiros Earn Extra Cash

Fight of the Night: Jessica Penne vs. Randa Markos This came to no surprise as Penne and Markos left it all in the octagon on Friday night. Both girls made it to the semi-finals of the “Ultimate Fighter” tournament and proved to the world that they could be contenders to the championship in the future....

Dec 12, 2014 8:57 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: NEW CHAMP! Esparza Upsets Namajunas in Round 3!

Carla Esparza is the first and NEW UFC Womens’ Strawweight Champion! Rose opened up with some dynamic striking, but an overdedicated lunging knee led to an Esparza takedown. Rose got back up to her feet with no problem and proceeded to pick Esparza apart with methodical strikes. Rose changed levels, attacking the legs, body and...

Dec 12, 2014 8:05 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Oliveira Outworks Stephens and Earns Decision Win

Charles Oliveira’s work on the ground is top-notch. Oliveira locked in an armbar in the opening seconds of the round and it looked like Stephens was doomed. Stephens showed great resiliency and patience as he waited for Oliveira’s grip to loosen up. He eventually made it back to his feet after two minutes of almost...

Dec 12, 2014 7:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Noons and Cruickshank Fight to No Contest

This potential fight of the night candidate was ended early when Cruicshank suffered two eye pokes. The result was a no contest. After the first eye poke, Big John saw it and called a pause in the action to let Cruicshank recover. Cruicshank did not take the full five minutes and was able to fight...

Dec 12, 2014 7:02 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Medeiros Makes Proctor Tap Out in 1st Round

Yancy Medeiros put on a fantastic performance to earn his second victory inside the octagon. Joe Proctor seemed to be doing well as he landed hard leg kicks, but liver-shots are no joke and it cost Proctor the fight. Medeiros landed a brutal spinning back kick to the body of Proctor who knew he was...

Dec 12, 2014 6:35 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Penne Grapples Her Way to Victory Against Markos

Jessica Penne and Randa Markos showed the world why they made it to the semi-finals of the twentieth season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. Penne earned a split decision victory in a great, technical bout. Penne was aggressive while on top, constantly working to transition to better positions. She often transitioned with ease and gained full...

Dec 12, 2014 5:59 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Herrig Picks Up Win After Submitting Ellis in Round 2

Felice Herrig picked up yet another victory by way of armbar! Ellis locked in a standing high-elbow guillotine in the opening seconds of the fight and it looked like Herrig was going to be forced to submit! Herrig showed great resilience, however, and explored her options on how to escape. Ellis realized she was not...

Dec 12, 2014 5:43 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Clark Upsets Rawlings, Earns Decision Victory

Heather Jo Clark left it all in the octagon tonight as he put on a winning performance on the co main-event of the FS1 preliminary bouts. Bec Rawlings turned it up in the last round, but it was too little, too late for her to pull off the win. Clark did a fantastic job at...

Dec 12, 2014 5:01 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Calderwood Earns Decision Win Over Ham

Both Calderwood and Ham saw their fair share of offense in this fight. Calderwood saw the bulk of her success when she either struck from a far distance or when there was no distance at all inside the clinch. Ham, as expected, found success early on when she had room to swing her fists. Calderwood...

Dec 12, 2014 4:27 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Torres Dominates Magana for 15 Minutes

Angela Magana has made a habit of making headlines for all the wrong reasons. Magana spent the entire fight backpedaling and Torres put on one of the best performances of her short career. Torres remains undefeated with five wins now on her record. Tonight was her first octagon victory. Torres dominated from horn-to-horn and did...

Dec 12, 2014 3:49 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Daly Traps Chambers in Armbar, Gets 1st Round Win

Aisling Daly dominated for four minutes, then saw a window of opportunity to stop the fight in the first round and jumped on it. Daly hit the trip takedown and dragged Chambers down to the ground. Daly was able to transition to full mount immediately. Chambers was doing her best to protect her face as...

Dec 12, 2014 3:32 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Hill Bloodies Kagan, Picks Up First UFC Win

Angela Hill battered and bloodied Emily Kagan en route to her first octagon victory. Angela Hill was able to keep the fight where she wanted it. When Kagan wanted to escape the clinch and find some distance, Hill kept her close and pinned her to the cage, assuring herself that Kagan had nowhere to go....

Dec 12, 2014 3:22 pm

John Moraga Talks About Staying Ready And Fighting In His Hometown-Exclusive

UFC flyweight John Moraga, who fights Saturday at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, Arizona, was a guest on the most recent episode of BJPENN.COM Radio. Moraga spoke about staying in the gym, fighting in his hometown and plenty of other great topics. Check out a few of the highlights below and make sure you...

Dec 12, 2014 3:03 pm

‘TUF 20 Finale: Esparza vs. Namajunas’ Official Results

Live tonight, from Las Vegas, The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 will culminate with the crowing of a new UFC Champion. If you cannot make tonight’s event, following along with us for results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET) Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas by way of Submission (RNC) 1:26 of Round 3  –...

Dec 12, 2014 3:02 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC on FOX 13’ Edition – Things Get Physical In Phoenix!

Earlier today, from the Phoenix Convention Center in, Phoenix, Arizona, the UFC on FOX 13 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event, here are some of the more notable staredowns: Cejudo v. Kimura: Gadelha v. Jedrzejczyk: Gonzaga v. Mitrione: Overeem v. Struve: Dos Anjos...

Dec 12, 2014 12:31 pm

Watch Today’s UFC on FOX 13 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (5PM ET)

Today from The Phoenix Convention Center, the UFC on FOX 13 fighters will hit the scales and make their bouts official. UFC on FOX 13 goes down Saturday night, live, and free on FOX. Fight fans are invited to join us back here at 5:00 p.m. ET to watch the live stream.

Dec 12, 2014 12:25 pm

Fight Night Phoenix: Rapid Fire with Nate Diaz

The always-entertaining Nate Diaz played “Rapid Fire” with UFC Correspondent Megan Olivi, answering her questions with the first thing to come to mind. Some questions include favorite food, hobby, training regimen, and much more.

Dec 12, 2014 12:13 pm

TUF 20 Fighter Doesn’t Want To Be ‘Fake Jon Jone’s Type’

I don’t know why it’s so crazy that I did it. Look at Felice [Herrig]. Look at Ronda [Rousey]. Look at Miesha [Tate]. Cris Cyborg said all you have to do is take sexy pictures in women’s MMA. I took her advice. It worked. I believe just being myself, not censoring myself and just being...

Dec 12, 2014 11:48 am

Overeem: ‘Brock Lesnar would get smashed if he returned’

“I’m going to retract my words and say he’s not coming back. He’s going to get his ass kicked.” At UFC on FOX 13 media day, Alistair Overeem talks about his UFC on FOX 13 fight against Stefan Struve, what kind of pressure he’s feeling going into this fight, the state of his career, his...

Dec 12, 2014 11:42 am

Magana On Why You’re A Peasant

“I was never big fan of social media. I was too busy living life to talk about my life. Who gives a f—?” “My motivation wasn’t to gain followers. It was just these f—ing scumbag losers on Twitter who want to abuse me. I’m not gonna sit back and let them abuse me. “I might...

Dec 12, 2014 11:32 am


“I already knew. Come on. I’ll lose this fight and they’ll bring me back and put me on another main event, co-main event. And then they probably won’t because I just said that. But it don’t matter, you’re still going to sell the card with me or somebody who’s been around long enough, because everyone’s...

Dec 12, 2014 11:19 am

Edgar Concedes, Believes McGregor’s Up First

“I just beat the guy that was promised a title shot – the No. 2 guy in the world. The No. 1 just fought Aldo and didn’t get the job done. So I think if I beat the guy that was promised the title shot, I should get it.” “I feel like he’s done a...

Dec 12, 2014 5:10 am

REPLAY! Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader (Full Fight)

Following his title shot loss, former UFC light-heavyweight champ Lyoto Machida aimed to keep the established pecking order in place with his precision striking against power puncher Ryan Bader who wanted to slay “The Dragon” and shake up the rankings. Watch Machida take on CB Dollaway on the main card at UFC Fight Night Barueri.