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Aug 23, 2014 7:58 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Vick Drops Lazaro Multiple Times en route to Big Decision Win

At the beginning of the bout, James Vick seemed to be a second faster than Valmir Lazaro. Vick was able to cut Lazaro off with jabs right down the middle that often cut off his opponent’s combinations. Lazaro would suffer this misfortune for most of the first round until he started finding success in taking...

Aug 23, 2014 6:59 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Magny Pulls Off Tough Decision Against Garcia

Neil Magny and Alex Garcia closed out the preliminary portion of the card on Fox Sports 2 with a welterweight bout. Magny spent the majority of the second and third rounds on his back, but it seemed he stayed busy enough to pull off the decision win. Magny locked up the first round by spending...

Aug 23, 2014 6:16 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Dariush Forces Martin to Submit in Round 2

Beneil Dariush took the backseat in the fight rather quick as Tony Martin established a comfortable striking range early on. Dariush was not doing well with adjusting to Martin changing levels and he ate some serious shots. Dariush overthrew on the majority of his punches which cut his combination-attempts short. Martin was grapple heavy and...

Aug 23, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Hobar Grapples His Way to Victory Against Phillips

Matt Hobar just picked up his first victory inside the octagon after tonight’s bout against Aaron Phillips. Hobar landed a takedown and was able to spend the remainder of the round (four minutes) on top. Phillips, however, worked as much as possible off his back by going for multiple submissions and landing four stiff up-kicks....

Aug 23, 2014 5:16 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Saunders Lands Rare Omoplata, Heatherly Submits in Round 1

Ben Saunders made waves during his UFC return when he submitted Chris Heatherly with a modified omoplata! Heatherly thought he wanted nothing to do with Saunders’ standup game so he shot for takedown. Heatherly landed the takedown, but it was Saunders who would capitalize for being on the ground. Saunders trapped Heatherly in a double-rubberguard...

Aug 23, 2014 5:00 pm

UFC FN 49 Results: Reis Earns Two Rounds in Decision Win Against Sanchez

Joby Sanchez and Wilson Reis kicked off tonight’s action with a bout on UFC Fight Pass. Both men shined in their performance tonight, but it was Reis who walked out of the octagon with his hands raised. Reis controlled most of the first round by dictating where the action went. He found little success with...

Aug 23, 2014 12:57 pm

“UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos” Live Results Thread & Program Guide

Tonight, from Tulsa’s BOK Center, “UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. Dos Anjos” goes down live on FOX Sports 1. For preliminary card action, fans should tune in to FOX Sports 2 and UFC Fight Pass (Stream). In typical Fight Night fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing live coverage of tonight’s event right here in this...

Aug 23, 2014 11:49 am

Dana White Removed A UFC Fight Night Macao Judge Mid-Event

In a not-uncommon site, a couple of this morning’s UFC Fight’s were skewed with some questionable judges scores. However, this time, with the UFC acting as their own governing body in China, the UFC boss could do something about it. And he did. During the post-fight press-conference (Replay HERE),  Dana White explained. “Did you ask...

Aug 23, 2014 11:43 am

QUICK TWITT | Brian Stann Takes Jab At Le: “It Didn’t Pay To Cheat…”

This morning in China, Cung Le was stopped by a dominant Michael Bisping. Prior to the UFC Fight Night Macao main event, many people thought the new physique of Le (Pictured) was evidence of a less-than-clean fighter. Apparently Brian Stann was one of them. Following the bout, the UFC on FOX commentator took to twitter...

Aug 23, 2014 11:33 am

Fight Night China Loser Goes Off: ‘I hate the UFC, this is corrupt’

During this morning’s UFC Fight Night event in China, a female bantamweight bout took place between Milana Dudieva and Elizabeth Phillips (pictured). The Russian based Dudieva took the win via split-decision, and now her opponent, in a disgusted tone, took to facebook to rant about her ‘robbery’. Check it:

Aug 23, 2014 10:22 am

Dana White: Bisping vs. Rockhold Makes Sense

Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping may not be the direction the company goes with for their next bouts, but UFC President Dana White thinks it makes sense. Following a dominant victory against Cung Le, Michael Bisping proceeded to call out Luke Rockhold and accused him of “having the hots” for him. White was asked about...

Aug 23, 2014 10:13 am

Dana White: Enhanced Drug Testing is Costing Us $2 Million

As Dana White made his way onto the stage for the “UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le” post-fight press conference, he mentioned that it would be a while before the fighters made their way to the stage as they were getting drug tested. When asked why they just started doing this now, White fired back...

Aug 23, 2014 9:11 am

PHOTO | Cung Le Following Tough Bout With Bisping

Following his tough outing this morning in China, a batter Cung Le took to the UFC mic to thank fans for coming out. This photo says it all. OUCH! If you missed the fight, we have the replay right HERE!

Aug 23, 2014 8:17 am

UFC Fight Night: Le vs. Bisping: Bisping Punishes Le, Forces Stoppage in Round 4

Cung Le made his octagon return today at “UFC Fight Night 48” and got dominated by Michael Bisping. When the judges’ decision was read, it looked as if Le was on the receiving ends of one his own Hollywood silver-screen beatdowns. Le seemed to be in the best physical shape of his life, but his...

Aug 23, 2014 4:07 am

“UFC Fight Night: Bisping vs. Le” Results

“UFC Fight Night 48” is live in Macau, China at the CotaiArena. In the main event, Michael Bisping will be going up against Cung Le. Le has not been in a fight since UFC’s first event in Macau in 2012 when he knocked Rich Franklin out in spectacular fashion. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up...

Aug 22, 2014 4:51 pm

QUICK TWITT | TUF Females Enduring Sexual Harassment On Social Media

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 plays host to the first ever all-female cast of fighters. The show can do wonders for a fighters career, and this season a new champ will be crowned. While an increase in popularity is expected, the side-effects of the increased attention can be pretty interesting. Check it: Well that escalated...

Aug 22, 2014 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 49 Edition

If you missed today’s UFC Fight Night 49 weigh-ins stream, you missed all the staredowns from tomorrow night’s competitors. Here’s another: Mike Pyle vs. Jordan Mein:

Aug 22, 2014 2:35 pm

“UFC Fight Night 49: Henderson vs. dos Anjos” Weigh-In Results

Today, from Tulsa, Oklahoma’s BOK Center, the UFC Fight Night 49 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Rafael dos Anjos (155) vs. Benson Henderson (155.5) Jordan Mein (170.25) vs. Mike Pyle (170.75) Francis Carmont (185.75) vs. Thales Leites (185.25) Clay...

Aug 22, 2014 2:30 pm

GSP: ‘I’ll never fight in the UFC again without WADA testing being implemented’

“I will never fight again in MMA without my opponent and myself being thoroughly tested for the most advanced PEDs by a credible independent anti-doping organization like VADA or USADA under the strictest standards of the World Anti-Doping Association (WADA) Code. A true martial artist must respect his opponent and fight clean.” In a recent...

Aug 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Brian Ortega tests positive for Drostanolone following UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission announced today (via MMAJunkie) that UFC featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following his first-round submission victory over Mike De La Torre at last month’s UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose. Ortega has subsequently been suspended from action for 9 months and fined...