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Sep 13, 2014 7:38 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Arlovski Brutally KOs Silva in Round 1

“The Pitbull” Andrei Arlovski is back! After a short feeling out process, Arlovski threw a right hook that landed in between the hands of “Bigfoot” Silva. Silva fell to his back and it seemed as if he was going to recover, getting ready to put Arlovski in his guard. Arlovski jumped to the side of...

Sep 13, 2014 7:17 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Tibau Gets Split Decision Over Hallmann

Gleison Tibau proved the bookies right when they slapped him with the label of “favorite” walking into the octagon a -240. Hallmann put up a decent fight, but it was Tibau’s strength and power that gave him the upper-hand tonight. Tibau opened up the fight with a flurry of powerful shots that would have knocked...

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Sep 13, 2014 6:15 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Ponzinibbio Makes Quick Work of Oliveira, Gets 1st Round TKO Win

Santiago Ponzinibbio didn’t need long to finish Wendell Oliveira. Ponzinibbio rocked Oliveira with a left hook and followed up with a combination that made Oliveira’s legs give out from under him. It was obvious that Oliveira was temporarily out and the referee stepped in to stop the fight. As Ponzinibbio went to celebrate his victory...

Sep 13, 2014 5:57 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Alcantara Outworks Doane and Earns Decision Win

Both Iuri Alcantara and Russell Doane showcased their skills in the octagon tonight and it could have been anyone’s fight walking into the judges’ decision. However, when all was said and done, it was Alcantara walking out of the cage with his hands raised. Doane utilized his wrestling skills to control Alcantara and put him...

Sep 13, 2014 5:28 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Andrade Taps Out Newcomer Pacheco in First Round

Jessica Andrade welcomed newcomer Larissa Pacheco to the octagon in brutal fashion, by submitting her in the opening round with a guillotine crank. Despite possessing a size advantage and a seven-inch reach, Pacheco could not get any momentum going. Andrade’s strategy was to put her on her back right away and that is exactly what...

Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Official Results

UFC Fight Night 51 is LIVE from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. In the main event, Andrei Arlovski will be duking it out with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva! It is set to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) HW:...

Sep 13, 2014 1:05 pm

New Details Of Prior Diaz Arrest Surface – Anderson Silva Fight In Jeopardy?

Is the Diaz vs. Anderson Silva superfight in jeopardy? With news of another Diaz arrest it could be. Yesterday we learned that Nick Diaz had been arrested this week on suspicion of DUI and several other charges. (More on that HERE) Today we have new details, surrounding a prior arrest just 10-months ago for pretty much...

Sep 13, 2014 12:50 pm

UFC Bans ‘War Machine’ Nickname Ahead Of Fight Night 51

The War Machine moniker was expected to hit the Octagon this evening in Brazil, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have decided to not let tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 competitor, Wendell Oliveira use his longtime nickname of ‘War Machine’. Earlier this week the fighter told us he would not change his name, but that...

Sep 13, 2014 12:43 pm

PHOTO | GSP & Hulk Hogan Share Breakfast

WWE/WWF legend, Hulk Hogan and former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre enjoy a quick breakfast together. The Caption Reads, “This morning I had breakfast with a living legend and one of my childhood idols, Hulk Hogan!!!”

Sep 13, 2014 12:04 pm

White: ‘Fight Between Alvarez and Cerrone Will Answer A Lot Of Questions’

“I love Cowboy Cerrone. He’s one of my favorite fighters,” White said. “Eddie Alvarez has been waiting for this opportunity for years now, and he’s finally here. I think it’s going to be a very good fight. I would make Eddie the underdog because he’s had a tough run and he’s going in against Cerrone...

Sep 12, 2014 3:53 pm

UFC Officials Release Statement On Diaz Arrest

Earlier today it was learned that top UFC fighter, Nick Diaz had been arrested on suspicion of DUI and other charges. (Details HERE). Now, his employer, the UFC has released a statement regarding the matter. We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering the facts. We understand that there is...

Sep 12, 2014 2:43 pm

MUGSHOT! Nick Diaz

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested earlier this week in his hometown of Lodi, California. (More on that HERE) We have his mugshot!

Sep 12, 2014 2:42 pm

Ronda Rousey on Ray Rice: ‘It would have been different if I was there’

The UFC’s bantamweight champion has a solid stance on domestic abuse, and a woman’s right to defend herself. So it should come as no surprise that Ronda Rousey offered some words on the recent scandal surrounded by NFL player Ray Rice. TMZ has it: “Every person has the right to be able to defend themselves,”...

Sep 12, 2014 1:33 pm

RESPONSE! Esparza: ‘Facial hair and back acne to blame for Torres steroid jab’

Tecia Torres was infuriated learn that some of her fellow TUF 20 cast mates had been gossiping about her potential steroid usage. Torres fired back at the critics earlier today, which you can read about HERE. After Torres singled out Carla Esparza in her rant for allegedly gossping about Torres, Esparza took to Sqor to...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Nick Diaz Arrested, Attempted To Destroy Evidence

UFC fan favorite, Nick Diaz was arrested in his hometown earlier this week after local police officers pulled him over. The Lodi News has the details: UFC fighter and former Tokay High School student Nick Diaz was arrested in Lodi at 2:20 a.m. Sept. 6 on suspicion of DUI, obstructing a police officer, destruction of...

Sep 12, 2014 1:32 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Officials Confirm 7 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department is working overtime to keep the promotion’s growing roster of fighters active. As such, seven new fights have been announced by the UFC brass since our last roundup earlier this week. Top lightweight fighter, Jamie Varner is set to return to action after being forced on the shelf with a broken...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Sep 12, 2014 12:09 pm

TUF 20’s Tecia Torres Refutes Steroid Allegations

The only thing likely to trump the drama inside the TUF 20 house, is the drama outside of the TUF 20 house. Top female 115 pounder, Tecia Torres sent out the following, in retaliation to some of her housemates claims of steroids. Check it: “I’m going to do this once and leave it alone! I...

Sep 12, 2014 11:55 am

Dana White Says Race Has Nothing To Do With Jones’ Popularity

UFC President Dana White politely refuted Joe Rogan’s skepticism that Jon Jones isn’t more popular because of his race. Rogan said earlier this week that people look at him as this cocky black guy and I think a lot of people have an issue with that. I think that if he was a white guy...

Sep 12, 2014 9:00 am

JDS Not Interested: ‘The UFC is hard for Overeem’

“Alistair is a very tough athlete, but it’s not very interesting for me to be fighting against him, you know? If UFC tells me to fight against him, I will fight against him. Right now, I don’t think it’s an interesting fight for me. He’s an excellent athlete but he’s having a very tough time....

Sep 12, 2014 5:00 am

UFC KO! Watch Alcantara Blast Through Lee

No. 7 ranked bantamweight Iuri Alcantara uses his powerful left hand, followed by ground and pound to knock out Vaughan Lee. Watch Iuri take on Russell Doane at UFC Fight Night Brasilia.

Sep 11, 2014 5:04 pm

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort’s “Ready”

With the growing fascination surrounding Vitor Belfort off TRT, we thought we’d post the latest from “The Phenom”, as he prepares for December’s UFC middleweight title fight against Chris Weidman.

Sep 11, 2014 1:43 pm

Dana White: ‘GSP will get immediate title shot upon return’

“It would be tough to deny that GSP comes right back and doesn’t fight for the title, you know what I mean?” White told UFC.com in his weekly interview. “GSP can do whatever he wants. If he wants to come back and fight for the title, or if he wants a fight before that –...

Sep 11, 2014 1:35 pm

Mayweather on Maidana Rematch: “I need a knockout”

“I need a knockout and I’m going for it. I need it to make a statement. First for myself, I want to do it for me.” Short and to the point, boxing’s pound-for-pound king, Floyd Mayweather Jr. told the media at yesterday’s press-conference (Replay Here), that he wants to obtain a knockout finish in this...