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Apr 26, 2014 10:42 am

Sonnen On Why He Wants To Fight Rich Franklin

“Here the bottom line: Rich Franklin has one fight left. I would’ve been world champion. Way back when Rich held that belt, I would’ve whipped his ass back then. I would’ve been the world champion but I couldn’t get my opportunity, and I’m still mad about it. I would’ve been the PRIDE champion but I...

Apr 26, 2014 10:35 am

TRT Free Belfort Wants To Replace Machida In Weidman Title Fight

Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort was originally scheduled to face off with Chris Weidman in May. That was before the TRT ban happened. He was later forced to give up his slot, to Lyoto Machida, because the timing wasn’t right for him to cycle off his testosterone treatment. However, now he’s clean. And he wants he...

Apr 26, 2014 10:28 am

Barao Backpedals On Salary Talk Following White’s Reaction

“After reading news of my quotes in media, I would like to say that I have never said that I was saving the UFC in this card in the sense that was published and much less that I would think that the UFC is in debt with me. This is my job. I haven’t spoke...

Apr 26, 2014 10:09 am

Sonnen Talks TUF Brawl And How Being A Victim Messes With His Bad Guy Image

“I’m on top of Wanderlei Silva without a mouthpiece, I could’ve bit him, but I didn’t,” said Sonnen. “He’s got no gloves on. He could have eye gouged me, but he didn’t. There’s rules, even in a street fight with me and Wanderlei who hate each other. There was a weight stack right next to...

Apr 26, 2014 10:04 am

‘Big Nog’ Headed For ACL Surgery, Eyes MMA Return

Coming off his most recent loss to Roy Nelson (Replay), many, including UFC President Dana White, wanted to see ‘Big Nog’ retire as a fighter. However, in a recent statement to MMAFighting, retirement is not on his mind. Check it: “I’m going to need surgery. I had the same surgery on the left knee three years...

Apr 26, 2014 9:50 am

Sonnen “Positive”, Not “Panicked” Over TRT Ban

“I do feel a little bit different but I feel very encouraged with the new path we’re taking. I’m feeling more positive than panicked. At first, I felt panic. My panic is going away, and I’m seeing some optimism, but I’m not through it yet.” “To be candid with you, if I find something and...

Apr 25, 2014 9:05 pm

PHOTO | UFC 174 Poster Released

UFC officials have released the officials ‘UFC 174: Johnson vs. Bagautinov’ poster for the upcoming pay-per-view event set for June 14.

Apr 25, 2014 5:42 pm

Weidman Injury Update: Champ “Getting his legs back” (Video)

The UFC’s middleweight champion has an important date, July 5, with Lyoto Machida. In a recent posting to his instagram, we see just how well he’s recovered from that recent double-knee surgery. The caption reads: Putting work in! Getting legs back to where they need to be. #doublekneesurgery #recovering

Apr 25, 2014 4:56 pm

Brendan Schaub vs. Andrei Arlovski Is Official For UFC 174

  Yesterday, UFC president Dana White welcomed former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski back to the octagon via twitter. The promotion wasted no time in finding “The Pitbull” a fight. The UFC announced today that Arlovski would be welcomed back into the octagon by Brendan Schaub. .@BrendanSchaub vs @AndreiArlovski added to #UFC174! Get tix NOW...

Apr 25, 2014 4:37 pm

Jon Jones: Dana’s no sensei, so whatever

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones is set to defend his title against Glover Teixeira tomorrow night at UFC 172 in Baltimore. After a long day full of media obligations, Jones sat down with’s Ariel Helwani and asked the journalist for some different questions. Helwani obliged, noting that UFC president Dana White had recently made the case that...

Apr 25, 2014 1:31 pm

‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ Weigh-In Results

Today from the Baltimore Arena in Baltimore, Maryland, the ‘UFC 172: Jones vs. Teixeira’ weigh-ins took place. If you missed BJPENN.COM’S live broadcast of the event, here are the results in full: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Glover Teixeira (205) – for light heavyweight title Phil Davis (205.5) vs....

Apr 25, 2014 11:38 am

After Failing Drug Test, Mederios Stays Pot Free Ahead Of Jim Miller Bout

Cannabis in MMA is a widely spread and often tolerated narcotic. It’s illegal in the United States to use and/or possess the substance, but in some outlining States they tolerate marijuana for recreational and/or medical use. For most athletes, staying clean and all-natural in your diet is crucial to being able to deliver a peak...

Apr 25, 2014 11:19 am

Jake Shields: ‘UFC Release Not A Big Deal’

Following his recent and surprising UFC release, Top 10 welterweight, Jake Shields signed a multi-fight deal with the World Series of Fighting. In a recent interview with, Jake confirmed his intentions to stay at welterweight and thinks a title shot should be in his near future. “I was a little bit annoyed and a little...

Apr 25, 2014 10:24 am

Phil Davis: ‘Stop Bringing Up Anthony Johnson, We’re Talking About Jon Jones’

I’m hanging Jon Jones upside down. But not for the last time. – Phil Davis ‘Mr. Wonderful’ is fighting Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in this weekend’s UFC 172 co-main event, but his constant discussion of Jon Jones would lead you to believe otherwise. When asked about his upcoming fight and opponent during yesterday’s media event, Davis...

Apr 25, 2014 9:50 am

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: ‘I was young and stupid in first UFC stint’

Anthony Johnson is a familiar face for UFC fans. The former welterweight fighter is notorious for his string of failed weigh-in attempts while under his first stint with the promotion. The multiple failures to make weight, eventually lead to his release. Having bounced back from those dark times, ‘Rumble’ is set for a co-main event,...

Apr 25, 2014 9:29 am

VIDEO | WEIGHT CUT! – Mr. Wonderful Pours Sweat Like A Faucet

In anticipation of today’s UFC 172 weigh-ins. Phil ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Davis is running through his usual routine of cutting weight. The light-heavyweight fighter will face off with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in tomorrow night’s co-main event.

Apr 25, 2014 9:18 am

VIDEO | Pro’s Pick Jones vs. Teixeira

Jon “Bones” Jones has the backing of other fighters along with Vegas odds, as they all predict him beating Glover Texeira at UFC 172.

Apr 25, 2014 9:12 am

VIDEO | Jones Admits Underestimating Gustafsson & Drinking His Own Kool-Aid

UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones talks to the WSJ’s Lee Hawkins about his upcoming fight against Glover Teixeira. Jones concedes in the interview that he didn’t train adequately enough for his fight against Cain Velasquez, and discusses the changes he made in his training to better prepare for Saturday’s bout.