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Jun 19, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald octagon interviews

Stephen Thompson defeated Rory MacDonald via decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night 89 last night in Ottawa. Check out both fighters post-fight octagon interviews in the above video. [ooyala code=”cxeWczNDE6RJ040jXyA_Gp-ffv3gFDLW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″]

Jun 19, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 89 Press Conference (Replay)

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. Stephen Thompson was able to defeat Rory MacDonald in the evenings main event via decision. Donald Cerrone earned a TKO victory over former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote in the evenings main event. Steve Boss and Sean O’Connell provided...

Jun 19, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Lesnar vs. Hunt – The Beast is on the Hunt

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast, the UFC released a new preview for the highly anticipated Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt heavyweight showdown at UFC 200. The former UFC heavyweight champion will return to the octagon for the first time since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. Meanwhile, Mark Hunt is coming...

Jun 19, 2016 8:47 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 89’ in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Donald Cerrone...

Jun 18, 2016 11:09 pm

VIDEO | Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald (highlights)

In the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 89’, Stephen Thompson and Rory MacDonald squared off in an incredible matchup that saw the welterweight #1 contender crowned. Thompson used his elite level striking to to pick apart MacDonald, ultimately winning a unanimous decision, and likely getting a crack at the winner of UFC 201’s Lawler...

Jun 18, 2016 10:45 pm

VIDEO | Joanne Calderwood destroys Valerie Letourneau with brutal body kick

To kick off the main card on Fox Sports 1, Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau competed in the first UFC women’s flyweight fight. In the 3rd round, Calderwood landed a front kick to the body of Letourneau that landed clean. Letourneau turned her back to Calderwood as she began trying to walk to the corner...

Jun 18, 2016 10:31 pm

UFN 89 Results: Stephen Thompson defeats Rory MacDonald via decision

A welterweight bout between former title challenger Rory MacDonald (18-4 MMA) and top contender Stephen Thompson (13-1 MMA) served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and both men start slow trying to find their range. Rory shoots in and dives on a leg...

Jun 18, 2016 9:53 pm

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone knocks out Patrick Cote

FINISH HIM!#UFCOttawa https://t.co/27XdVnZYvA — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) June 19, 2016 In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone moved up to welterweight to fight veteran Patrick Cote in a highly anticipated showdown between two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC. Cerrone dropped Cote several times throughout the fight,...

Jun 18, 2016 9:45 pm

UFN 89 Results: Donald Cerrone TKO’s Patrick Cote

A welterweight bout between former lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone and former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote served as the co-main attraction of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Cote opens fire with a leg kick. He follows up with a nice left hand. Cerrone shoots in...

Jun 18, 2016 9:12 pm

UFN 89 Results: Steve Bosse defeats Sean O’Connell via decision

A light heavyweight bout between Steve Bosse (12-2 MMA) and Sean O’Connell (17-8 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Bosse lands a big right hand. O’Connell fires back with a huge left. Bosse with another massive right hand. O’Connell replies with a...

Jun 18, 2016 8:34 pm

UFN 89 Results: Olivier Aubin-Mercier submits Thibault Gouti

A lightweight bout between Olivier Aubin-Mercier (9-2 MMA) and Thibault Gouti (11-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Gouti lands a jab to start. Aubin-Mercier shoots in for a single leg. It is not there. He presses Gouti against the fence. They...

Jun 18, 2016 8:01 pm

UFN 89 Results: Joanne Calderwood TKO’s Valerie Letourneau in round three

A women’s flyweight bout between Valerie Letourneau (8-5 MMA) and Joanne Calderwood (11-1 MMA) kicked off the UFC Fight Night 89 main card in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Calderwood opens up with a leg kick. Letourneau returns fire with a punch-kick combo. Calderwood with a leg kick and then a kick to...

Jun 18, 2016 7:22 pm

UFN 89 Results: Jason Saggo defeats Leandro Silva via split decision

A lightweight bout between Jason Saggo and Leandro Silva served as the featured fight of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Round one begins and Silva takes the center of the cage. Saggo is circling trying to find his range. Jason comes forward with a right hand and then a leg...

Jun 18, 2016 6:47 pm

UFN 89 Results: Misha Cirkunov submits Ion Cutelaba

A light heavyweight bout between Misha Cirkunov and Ion Cutelaba took place on the UFC Fight Night 89 prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins and Cirkunov lands a big left hand. The Canadian presses forward and gets hit with a big right hand from Cutelaba. Ion is circling and pawing with his jab. Cirkunov is...

Jun 18, 2016 6:11 pm

UFN 89 Results: Krzysztof Jotko KO’s Tamdan McCrory

A middleweight bout between Tamdan McCrory and Krzysztof Jotko took place on the UFC Fight Night 89 prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins and McCrory presses forward and lands a kick to the body. Tamdan continues to move forward and Jotko lands a huge left hand that drops “The Barn Cat”. Jotko follows up with...

Jun 18, 2016 5:56 pm

UFN 89 Results: Joe Soto submits Chris Beal

A bantamweight bout between Chris Beal and Joe Soto took place on the UFC Fight Night 89 prelims in Ottawa. Chris Beal began the fight by picking apart his competitor Joe Soto. However, after Joe ate a number of huge shots in the opening two rounds, he was able to take Beal to the ground...

Jun 18, 2016 5:31 pm

UFN 89 Results: Elias Theodorou defeats Sam Alvey

A middleweight bout between Elias Theodorou and Sam Alvey served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 Fight Pass prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins and Theodorou misses with a high kick. Alvey has his left hand locked and loaded. Elias lands a leg kick. And then another. Theodorou with another leg...

Jun 18, 2016 5:03 pm

UFN 89 Results: Randa Markos defeats Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger via decision

A UFC strawweight bout between Randa Markos and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger took place on the UFC Fight Night 89 Fight Pass prelims in Ottawa. Round one begins a Randa presses forward with punches. She is trying to get Jocelyn against the fence. Jocelyn circles away. Randa presses forward with more strikes. She backs up Jocelyn and...

Jun 18, 2016 4:42 pm

UFN 89 Results: Colby Covington submits Jonathan Meunier

Colby Covington (9-1 MMA) and Jonathan Meunier (7-1 MMA) squared off in the second bout of UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Covington was able to dominate round one by utilizing some solid takedowns to control the round. He landed a couple of decent shots from the top, but it was ultimately his...

Jun 18, 2016 4:19 pm

UFN 89 Results: Ali Bagautinov defeats Geane Herrera via decision

A flyweight bout between Ali Bagautinov (14-4 MMA) and Geane Herrera (9-2 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. Bagautinov came out on fire in the bout’s opening round, scoring some terrific strikes while standing before eventually taking Herrera to the ground. The former title challenger landed some excellent...

Jun 18, 2016 10:37 am

Anthony Johnson reportedly out of July 23rd right with Glover Teixeira

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that light heavyweight title contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson had withdrawn from his ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ scrap against Glover Teixeira on July 23rd. Ariel Helwani broke the news via Twitter, which didn’t give a reason for Johnson’s withdrawal. So far there has been no word yet on whether or not...

Jun 18, 2016 10:29 am

VIDEO | Rampage Jackson gets into scuffle with coach over pound cake

In just one week, Rampage Jackson will face off against Satoshi Ishii in the main event of Bellator 157. With just one week to go until fight night, Jackson’s coach was furious when he saw his student eating a piece of pound cake from Starbucks. The situation was all caught on camera by TMZ, who...

Jun 18, 2016 10:10 am

Chris Weidman reacts to potential Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping fight

While Chris Weidman may have been forced to pull out of his UFC 199 middleweight title scrap with Luke Rockhold due to the fact that he needed to undergo neck surgery, he has managed to keep his name in headlines due to his constant trash talk. With the recent talk of former UFC welterweight kingpin...

Jun 18, 2016 9:56 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ action in Ottawa? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for the live results from every fight. In addition, stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight on the entire card. Main card (Fox Sports 1) Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson – Thompson defeats...

Jun 18, 2016 9:17 am

PHOTOS | Michael Bisping brings middleweight championship to Manchester

Michael Bisping has been on cloud 9 since winning the UFC middleweight championship against Luke Rockhold earlier this month in the main event of UFC 199. Bisping stepped in on just 2 weeks notice for Chris Weidman, who was forced out of the bout with a neck injury, and ultimately knocked out Luke Rockhold in...

Jun 18, 2016 9:06 am

Rory MacDonald & Stephen Thompson predict Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley

Saturday night in Ottawa, former teammates Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders that will likely see the next welterweight title challenger crowned. The winner of MacDonald vs. Thompson will likely be facing the winner of UFC 201’s Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley scrap, which...

Jun 18, 2016 8:54 am

Joanne Calderwood opens up on training with Georges St-Pierre

Tonight on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’, TUF 20 competitor Joanne Calderwood will square off against former strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau in a UFC women’s featherweight fight. The fight will be Calderwood’s first in almost exactly a year. Ahead of the fight, she spoke to DailyMail to discuss the impact former...

Jun 18, 2016 8:32 am

Fabio Maldonado reflects on fight with Fedor Emelianenko

Friday afternoon, Fabio Maldonado and Fedor Emelianenko squared off in the main event of EFN 50. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from Emelianenko, before firing back with some heavy offense of his own. Maldonado dropped, and nearly finished The Last Emperor, who managed to survive the 1st round, and win the next 2 en route...