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Dec 10, 2016 1:40 pm

Doo-Ho Choi plans to fight for featherweight title in 2017

While South Korean superstar Doo-Ho Choi has just three fights inside the Octagon, he has left fight fans speechless all three times. Back in 2014, Choi entered the Octagon with a 12-1 professional record that saw him enter the UFC on a 10-fight win streak, with all but two of the wins coming by way...

Dec 10, 2016 12:21 pm

Nate Diaz plans move to boxing: I want to get out of MMA

While Nate Diaz may be regarded as one of the most popular MMA fighters at the present time, the Stockton superstar doesn’t appear to have plans of sticking around. Earlier this year, Diaz picked up arguably the biggest win of his career as he rocked, and then submitted UFC superstar Conor McGregor on just two-weeks...

Dec 10, 2016 11:28 am

Dan Henderson breaks down Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis

Tonight, in the main event of Toronto’s UFC 206 pay-per view card, streaking featherweight contender Max Holloway will square off against former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the best strikers in the featherweight division. For Holloway, the fight will be for the interim featherweight title, and give...

Dec 10, 2016 10:21 am

Cub Swanson thrilled Conor McGregor isn’t champion anymore

Earlier this month, news surfaced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had relinquished his featherweight championship. While his reign as a simultaneous two-division champ was certainly a short one, the Irish superstar still holds the UFC lightweight championship. With the news of Conor McGregor relinquishing the title, interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo was promoted to...


Dec 10, 2016 8:39 am

Dana White discusses new potential “dream team of commentating”

Since the new WME-IMG UFC owners took control of the company earlier this year, they have continued to fire numerous high-profile employees, including UFC Canada’s Tom Wright, and UFC Hall of Famers Chuck Liddell & Matt Hughes to name just a few. Recently, there were reports circulating that in order to potentially secure a new...

Dec 10, 2016 8:11 am

VIDEO | Shane Burgos gets haircut midway through UFC debut

Well, this is a first! #UFCAlbany https://t.co/Fx3O76nU02 — UFC (@ufc) December 10, 2016 Saturday night at ‘UFC Fight Night: Albany’, undefeated featherweight prospect Shane Burgos stepped into the Octagon for the first time. Burgos’ undefeated 7-fight win streak has seen him pick up 7 straight finishes. At ‘UFC Fight Night: Albany’ he stepped into the...

Dec 9, 2016 9:31 pm

Coach Duke Roufus says CM Punk may get another fight in the UFC

Both fans and athletes have been very polar on Phil Brooks, better known as the former WWE star, CM Punk, getting his first professional mixed martial arts fight in the UFC. There have been many hating on the fact that CM Punk was able to fight for the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the...

Dec 9, 2016 7:53 pm

UFC Albany Results: Derrick Lewis TKO’s Shamil Abdurakhimov in Round Four

A heavyweight tilt between Derrick Lewis and Shamil Abdurakhimov served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 102 card in Albany, New York. Round one begins and Lewis attempts a high kick but Abdurakhimov catches it and takes Derrick to the ground. Shamil moves to side control and begins working on a keylock...

Dec 9, 2016 7:09 pm

UFC Albany Results: Francis Ngannou submits Anthony Hamilton in Round One

A heavyweight bout between Francis Ngannou and Anthony Hamilton served as the co-main event bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 102 fight card in Albany, New York. Round one begins and Hamilton is able to get a hold of a Francis kick and press Ngannou against the cage. Ngannou looks to secure a kimura and...

Dec 9, 2016 6:54 pm

VIDEO | UFC Albany Results: Corey Anderson TKO’s Sean O’Connell (Highlights)

A light heavyweight bout between Corey Anderson and Sean O’Connell took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 102 main card in Albany, New York. Round one begins and O’Connell starts things off with a leg kick. Anderson circles out and then comes in with a combination. Sean with a nice kick to the body. He...

Dec 9, 2016 6:25 pm

UFC Albany Results: Gian Villante TKO’s Saparbek Safarov

A light heavyweight bout between Gian Villante and Saparbek Safarov kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 102 main card in Albany, New York. Round one begins and Safarov opens with a leg kick and then a stiff jab. Villante answers back with a hard leg kick of his own. Gian lands a nice shot that...

Dec 9, 2016 6:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 102 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 102 fight card in Albany, New York? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for all of the events live results. UFC FIGHT NIGHT 102 Results: Main Card: Derrick Lewis vs. Shamil Abdurakhimov – Lewis def. Abdurakhimov by TKO (punches) at 3:43 of Round Four Anthony...

Dec 9, 2016 3:35 pm

VIDEO | Pro fighters predict winner of Max Holloway vs. Anthony Pettis

There is a UFC interim featherweight title on the line in the main event of UFC 206, which takes place at the Air Canada Centre in Toronto on Saturday night. Interestingly, the interim featherweight title is only available to one competitor in the five-round title fight as Anthony Pettis failed to make the featherweight limit...

Dec 9, 2016 2:34 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping weighs-in on Anthony Pettis declining to attempt to cut final 3 pounds

"You don't take that advice. You don't listen to a doctor."- @bisping on Anthony Pettis. #UFC206 https://t.co/qt8NfxmQZk — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) December 9, 2016 Friday morning, the MMA community learned that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis was struggling to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds for his scheduled UFC 206 main event...

Dec 9, 2016 12:14 pm

Tyron Woodley calls out Nick Diaz for UFC 209

Back in July, ‘The Chosen One’ Tyron Woodley picked up the biggest win of his MMA career as he knocked out reigning UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler in the first round of their UFC 201 main event scrap to claim the UFC welterweight championship. Following the win, Woodley sparked some controversy as he shut down...

Dec 9, 2016 12:07 pm

Anthony Pettis breaks silence on failed cut to featherweight: “my body just gave out”

Until this morning, Anthony Pettis had never missed weight for a fight. Now, that’s a claim he can unfortunately no longer make. The former lightweight champion and current featherweight contender was regrettably unable to make the featherweight division’s 145-pound limit for his planned UFC 206 interim title fight with Max Holloway. This news was extremely...

Dec 9, 2016 11:57 am

2 American Animals Episode 24 – The Animals are Joined by Urijah Faber!

On this episode of American Animals, the animals are joined by “The California Kid”, Urijah Faber! Faber discusses his upcoming final fight at UFC on Fox 22, the legacy he leaves behind, and his multiple business ventures. Also, Erik and Ian welcome Melkon Khosrovian, founder of the Greenbar Craft Distillery. Greenbar is the first distillery in Los...

Dec 9, 2016 9:51 am

Ontario Athletic Commission forces UFC 206 fighter Emil Meek to shave his beard

In mixed martial arts, athletic commissions are known for their strange policies and their iron-fisted enforcement of those policies. The latest manifestation of this reputation occurred this morning, when the Ontario Athletic Commission, who will oversee UFC 206 in Toronto, forced main card fighter Emil Meek to shave his trademark beard. Failure to do so,...

Dec 9, 2016 9:29 am

John Kavanagh sounds off on Anthony Pettis missing weight

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had missed weight for his scheduled UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Max Holloway. Pettis, who missed weight by three pounds for the event, is no longer eligible to win the interim featherweight championship in the fight, and also forfeited 20% of...

Dec 9, 2016 9:04 am

UFC 206 weigh-in results: 3 fighters miss their mark

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to Toronto, Ontario, Canada for the first time since 2013. The organization will do so with UFC 206, a card that has been battered by fighter withdrawals and other issues from the moment it was announced. This morning, the 24 fighters on this 12-fight card took to the scale...

Dec 9, 2016 8:52 am

Jose Aldo: “The UFC has been a mess for a while now”

Jose Aldo and the UFC have been at odds over the last several months. After being knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, Aldo hoped for an immediate rematch with the Irish superstar, in hopes of reclaiming his featherweight championship. After Conor McGregor moved up to welterweight for a fight...

Dec 9, 2016 8:33 am

Max Holloway not happy with fighters ruining his good time

Friday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis had missed weight for his UFC 206 interim featherweight title fight with Max Holloway Saturday night in the main event of the Toronto-based card. Unfortunately, Pettis missing weight by three pounds forced the UFC to make it so that the fight would only...