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Mar 19, 2016 9:53 pm

UFN 85 Results: Mark Hunt one punch KOs Frank Mir

A key heavyweight bout between veterans Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) and Frank Mir (18-11 MMA) served as the main event for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Hunt opens with a heavy inside leg kick. Frank dives in for a takedown but it is not there. Hunt with...

Mar 19, 2016 9:32 pm

UFN 85 Results: Neil Magny defeats Hector Lombard via TKO

A welterweight bout between Hector Lombard (34-5-1 MMA) and Neil Magny (18-4 MMA) served as the co-main event for tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Lombard presses forward and lands a couple leg kicks. Big uppercut from Hector. Magny is hurt. Huge shots from the top by Hector....

Mar 19, 2016 9:10 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones KO’s training partner

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Mar 19, 2016 8:59 pm

UFN 85 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Johnny Case via submission

A lightweight bout between Jake Matthews (10-1 MMA) and Johnny Case (22-5 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 main card in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Matthews opens up with two big right hands. Case with a low kick. Matthews with another nice punch. Case with a good combo. Johnny throws...

Mar 19, 2016 8:44 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Nate Diaz afterparty following UFC 196 win

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Mar 19, 2016 8:34 pm

VIDEO | Steve Bosse knocks James Te Huna out cold

HOLY KNOCKOUT! @SteveBosseMMA just shut the lights out on James Te Huna! #UFCBrisbane https://t.co/UvrRfsejFS — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) March 20, 2016 On the main card of UFC Brisbane on Saturday evening, Steve Bosse picked up an incredible one punch KO win over James Te Huna in the first minute of the first round of...

Mar 19, 2016 8:30 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: The new ‘EA Sports UFC’ game is disrespecting my Muslim fans

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is not happy with EA Sports. “The Eagle” took to Twitter to share his unhappiness stating that his in-game post-fight celebration (which you can see here) is disrespectful towards his Muslim fans. Check it out: I'm a MUSLIM and not Baptized. Please @EASPORTSUFC edit my after fight celebration. I have a lot...

Mar 19, 2016 8:30 pm

Nate Diaz: “Conor McGregor rematch is a ‘crazy’ idea”

It has been reported that both Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz have verbally agreed to a welterweight rematch at this July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. With that said, “The Stockton Slugger” doesn’t feel as if the UFC’s current featherweight champion is deserving of an immediate rematch, as he explained to ‘Rolling Stone‘...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 19, 2016 8:24 pm

UFN 85 Results: Daniel Kelly defeats Antonio Carlos Junior via TKO

A middleweight bout between Daniel Kelly (11-1 MMA) and Antonio Carlos Junior (5-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 main card in Brisbane. Round one begins and Dan Kelly and Carlos Junior exchange kicks. Antonio gets a double leg takedown and immediately takes the back of Kelly. He is looking for a...

Mar 19, 2016 7:48 pm

UFN 85 Results: Steve Bosse brutally KO’s James Te Huna

A middleweight bout between James Te Huna (16-9 MMA) and Steve Bosse (11-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 main card in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Te Huna opens up with a front kick to the body. James misses with some big shots. Steve Bosse connects with a huge shot...

Mar 19, 2016 7:33 pm

UFN 85 Results: Bec Rawlings defeats Seo Hee Ham via decision

A women’s strawweight bout between Bec Rawlings (7-4 MMA) and Seo Hee Ham (16-7 MMA) took place at tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Bec Rawlings was able to find her range early on in round one. She frequently landed her left hand on Ham and was also able to score with...

Mar 19, 2016 6:43 pm

UFN 85 Results: Alan Jouban defeats Brendan O’Reilly via TKO

A welterweight bout between Brendan O’Reilly (6-2 MMA) and Alan Jouban (13-4 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 prelims in Brisbane, Australia. Alan Jouban utilized some impressive striking to earn the first-round TKO victory over Brendan O’Reilly. Jouban unleashed some solid punches and elbows on O’Reilly  while up against the cage, forcing the referee...

Mar 19, 2016 6:15 pm

UFN 85 Results: Dan Hooker defeats Mark Eddiva via submission

A featherweight bout between Dan Hooker (13-6 MMA) and Mark Eddiva (6-3 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 prelims in Brisbane. Dan Hooker was able to lock in a tight guillotine choke early that Eddive could just not escape. Mark tried his best to escape the submission but Hooker was relentless in going for...

Mar 19, 2016 6:05 pm

UFN 85 Results: Leslie Smith defeats Rin Nakai via decision

A women’s bantamweight bout between Leslie Smith (8-6-1 MMA) and Rin Nakai (16-2-1 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 prelims on FOX Sports 1. Leslie Smith was able to hand Rin Nakai just the second loss of her career at tonight’s UFC Brisbane event. Smith utilized some her reach to land some...

Mar 19, 2016 5:26 pm

UFN 85 Results: Viscardi Andrade defeats Richard Walsh via decision

A welterweight bout between Richard Walsh (9-4 MMA) and Viscardi Andrade (19-6 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 85 prelims on Fox Sports 1. After Andrade was able to land some big shots early in the opening round, Walsh responded with a big strike that dropped Viscardi. Andrade was able to get back to his feet and...

Mar 19, 2016 4:59 pm

UFN 85 Results: Ross Pearson defeats Chad Laprise via split-decision

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson (19-10 MMA) and Chad Laprise (10-2 MMA) capped off the UFC Fight Night 85 fight pass prelims in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Larpise misses with a head kick. Good leg kick scores for Chad and Ross fires back with a good kick to the body. Another solid...

Mar 19, 2016 4:29 pm

UFN 85 Results: Alan Patrick defeats Damien Brown via decision

A lightweight bout between Alan Patrick (13-1 MMA) and Damien Brown (15-9 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 85 event in Brisbane, Australia. Round one begins and Patrick immediately shoots in and score a takedown. He moves to half-guard and starts raining down punches from the top. Brown scrambles to his feet but Patrick locks in...

Mar 19, 2016 1:15 pm

‘UFC Brisbane’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s action in Brisbane? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates as they happen, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight. Main card (Fox Sports 1) Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir – Mark Hunt defeats Frank Mir via KO at 3:01 of round one Neil...

Mar 19, 2016 1:08 pm

Nate Diaz’s coach: ‘The Diaz show vs. Conor McGregor part 2’

Earlier this week reports surfaced that the UFC was actively looking to book Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II for UFC 200 in July. According to sources, both sides had verbally agreed to a welterweight bout on the July 9th card, however nothing was made official. With that being said, Diaz’s strength and conditioning coach...

Mar 19, 2016 11:02 am

VIDEO | Fighters react to reports of potential Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor rematch

Earlier this week it was revealed that the UFC is allegedly close to finalizing a deal that would see Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor have a highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200. Given that the pair’s first bout at UFC 196, where Diaz submitted McGregor, broke several UFC records, it’s no surprise that the...

Mar 19, 2016 10:25 am

Miesha Tate open to fight with Cris Cyborg

There have always been talks of Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg eventually making her UFC debut. Despite that, UFC President Dana White remained adamant that Cyborg will never fight under the UFC banner. Recently however, a report emerged which shed light on the possibility of Cyborg fighting on the UFC 198 card in Curitiba Brazil....

Mar 19, 2016 8:43 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate’s prediction for Mark Hunt vs. Frank Mir

Tonight in Brisbane, Australia, MMA legends Mark Hunt and Frank Mir will square off inside the Octagon in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. Hunt is coming off a TKO win over Bigfoot Silva back at UFC 193 which snapped a 2-fight losing streak for the popular heavyweight. On the other hand, Mir is coming off a...

Mar 19, 2016 8:37 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Jon Jones becomes youngest UFC champion in history

#OnThisDay in 2011: 23yr old Jon Jones won the light heavyweight title at UFC 128. Watch: https://t.co/08bIHklULz https://t.co/RmQpQoU1DE — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) March 19, 2016 On this day in MMA history, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones became the youngest UFC champion in the history of the sport as he fought Shogun Rua for the UFC light heavyweight...

Mar 19, 2016 8:27 am

Rafael dos Anjos: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz 2 makes no sense

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos was initially slated to fight Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship at UFC 196 on March 5th, however a broken foot forced dos Anjos out of the fight. Ultimately Nate Diaz stepped in as a late replacement for dos Anjos with less than two weeks until fight night. Diaz...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...

Mar 19, 2016 8:12 am

Frankie Edgar would “Love” the chance at rematch with Jose Aldo

While it’s no secret that former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar wants a crack at Conor McGregor’s featherweight championship, there’s also another fight that intrigues Edgar. Back in 2013 after suffering back to back losses to Benson Henderson in title fights, Edgar dropped down to featherweight and was awarded an immediate title shot against Jose...