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May 24, 2016 1:12 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘I would love to kick Georges St-Pierre’s *ss’

Chael Sonnen’s suspension from the Nevada Athletic Commission will be up in July as his two-year ban from competition comes to an end. While Sonnen told Ariel Helwani on Monday’s MMA Hour that he does not have any current plans of returning to MMA, he did give Helwani a list of opponents that he would...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 23, 2016 5:59 pm

BJ Penn pulled from UFC 199 bout for USADA IV violation

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was scheduled to come out of retirement at UFC 199 on June 4 in a featherweight bout against Cole Miller. Penn who last fought Frankie Edgar in 2014 is looking to make some noise in the featherweight division but will have to be put on the sideline...

May 23, 2016 2:08 pm

Paige VanZant following in Ronda Rousey’s footsteps to Hollywood

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is captivating a growing fanbase as she competes on Monday night in the finals of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant’s time spent on the dance show competition has opened doors for the 6-2 mixed martial artists as Deadline.com reports that VanZant will make her debut on the big screen in...

May 23, 2016 1:19 pm

Conor McGregor to appear nude in the ‘Body Issue’ of ESPN The Magazine

After serving his first media interview with ESPN since his UFC 200 debacle, it looks like Conor McGregor will be added to ESPN The Magazine’s list of nude athletes to appear in the “Body Issue.” ESPN tweeted the announcement on Monday. Conor McGregor will appear in the Body Issue. A look at MMA stars who...

May 23, 2016 11:44 am

VIDEO | Colin Cowherd says Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor will happen

Sports media personality Colin Cowherd says that the rumored fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor is going to happen. Cowherd says that he received information from sources that leads him to believe the fight will take place in September. “My intel is Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather is going to happen,” Cowherd said recently...

May 23, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon gets slapped silly in birthday beating

Joe Lauzon celebrated his birthday on Sunday turning 32-years-old. Come Monday, Lauzon was given his present from his teammates at the gym getting his stomach slapped repeatedly and it only took five guys to hold “J-Lau” down and give him his birthday beating. Joe Lauzon is set to take on Diego Sanchez at UFC 200...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 23, 2016 10:00 am

Renan Barao says ‘future will tell’ if he will ever fight with teammate Jose Aldo

Nova Uniao teammates and former champions Renan Barao and Jose Aldo used to run the bantamweight and featherweight divisions, respectively. Now with Barao going up to the featherweight division, chances are that the two Brazilian teammates will have to face one another in the Octagon if they are both on the same path of becoming...

May 23, 2016 1:18 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller says loss is a ‘reawakening of the Mayhem’

Jason “Mayhem” Miller returned to mixed martial arts over the weekend at Venator FC III in Milan, Italy after being out of competition for close to four years. “Mayhem” was scheduled to fight for the Venator middleweight title against the champion Luke Barnatt, but weighed in 24 pounds over the limit. Miller was then given...

May 22, 2016 4:42 pm

RIZIN CEO: Conor McGregor would do fantastic in Japan

RIZIN CEO Nobuyuki Sakakibara believes that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be a huge draw if he fought in Japan. The former PRIDE FC boss told MMAFighting.com that both Conor McGregor and Ronda Rousey would be huge draws if they fought in Japan. His words: “He would do fantastic,” Sakakibara said through an...

May 22, 2016 3:45 pm

Junior dos Santos has a message for Ben Rothwell

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos picked up an impressive decision victory over Ben Rothwell in the main event of UFC Fight Night 86 this past April. Following his loss to “JDS”, Rothwell stated that taking the fight was “strategically stupid”, as dos Santos was coming off of a loss. “Cigano” responded to Rothwell’s...

May 22, 2016 2:04 pm

Video | Watch Luke Rockhold defeat Chris Weidman at UFC 194

Luke Rockhold became the UFC’s middleweight champion this past December when he stopped Chris Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194. Rockhold and Weidman were set to rematch at next month’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles, however, Chris was forced to withdraw from the fight after he suffered a neck injury. Stepping in...