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Apr 11, 2016 12:53 am

VIDEO | Derrick Lewis vs. Gabriel Gonzaga knockout highlight at UFC Fight Night 86

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 bout that left Gabriel Gonzaga floored at the UFC’s debut in Croatia. The heavy hitting Derrick Lewis was able to land devastating blows on Gonzaga knocking him out at 4:48 of the very first round. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay Glazer, Tyron...

Apr 11, 2016 12:32 am

VIDEO | Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos UFC Fight Night 86 highlights

Check out the video highlights from the UFC Fight Night 86 main event that took place at UFC’s debut in Croatia. Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos was able to work over Ben Rothwell in the five-round main event fight that dos Santos won by unanimous decision. Check out UFC on FOX analysts Jay...

Apr 10, 2016 2:14 pm

UFN 86 Results: Junior dos Santos defeats Ben Rothwell

Top heavyweight contenders Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos squared off in tonight’s UFC Fight Night 86 main event. Both men were able to land some heavy shots in the opening round. JDS scored some great shots to the body while “Big Ben” found a home for his overhand right on frequent occasion. Round two...

Apr 10, 2016 1:25 pm

UFN 86 Results: Derrick Lewis KO’s Gabriel Gonzaga

A heavyweight tilt between Gabriel Gonzaga and Derrick Lewis served as the co-main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 86 event. After a slow start which included both fighters looking “gassed”, Derrick Lewis was able to land a massive punch that destroyed Gonzaga who went crashing to the canvas. Lewis defeats Gonazaga via KO at 4:48...

Apr 10, 2016 12:09 pm

UFC Fight Night 86 Results

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 86 event? BJPenn.com has you covered. Get all of the events live results below: Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos – dos Santos defeats Rothwell via unanimous decision                      Gabriel Gonzaga vs. Derrick Lewis – Lewis KO’s Gonzaga at...

Apr 10, 2016 11:51 am

Exclusive | Richard Perez says UFC 196 payday has not changed Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz’s boxing coach Richard Perez recently sat down with BJPENN.com and talked about a number of different topics. One of the topics discussed was Nate’s big payday at last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” was able to step in on just two-weeks notice and defeat the heavily favored Conor...

Apr 9, 2016 12:21 pm

Luke Rockhold blasts Yoel Romero for failed drug test

UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is never one to hold his tongue when it comes to his thoughts on other fighters. Recently, Rockhold and former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman have been trading verbal blows ahead of their UFC 199 rematch for the middleweight championship. Ahead of that fight, Rockhold has put former #1 contender...

Apr 9, 2016 12:11 pm

Rafael dos Anjos hints at next opponent

While there has been much speculation as to who will get the next lightweight title shot now that Conor McGregor has been booked to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch at UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos already has an opponent in mind. During a recent appearance on Inside MMA, where RDA also revealed that he...

Apr 9, 2016 11:33 am

PHOTO | Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon promo poster

While UFC 200 is stacked with quite a few high-profile bouts such as McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Aldo vs. Edgar II, one fight that promises to deliver fireworks is Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon. The pair have combined for 18 post-fight bonuses over the course of their UFC careers. Given that,...

Apr 9, 2016 11:29 am

Dominick Cruz’s interesting take on Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has been making his rounds with the media to promote his trilogy fight with Urijah Faber in the co-main event of UFC 199. While the majority of the media appearances have lead to heated verbal exchanges with Faber, Cruz was asked about Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor’s welterweight rematch at...

Apr 9, 2016 11:23 am

Rafael dos Anjos gives updated timetable for return

There’s been no official word yet on who UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will face when he makes his return to the Octagon following a broken foot. RDA joined Bas Rutten and Mauro Ranallo on Inside MMA to give an update on the foot injury which forced him out of his UFC 196 title...

Apr 9, 2016 11:10 am

Dan Hardy looking to return to the UFC for big fights

It has been nearly 4 years since Dan Hardy was in the Octagon. Hardy was diagnosed with a heart condition that prevented him from fighting and continuing his 2-fight win streak. Now, almost 4 years later, Hardy is healthy enough to return to the Octagon, and has big things in mind. He spoke to MMAJunkie...

Apr 9, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ weigh-in highlights

Tomorrow, ‘UFC Fight Night: Zagreb’ goes down in Croatia. The event will be headlined by Ben Rothwell and Junior dos Santos as they square off in a pivotal heavyweight showdown. The full fight card is below, and the weigh-in highlights are above! Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Ben Rothwell vs. Junior dos Santos Gabriel Gonzaga...

Apr 9, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis open up on training together

Back in 2013, Anthony Pettis defeated Donald Cerrone via TKO. Fast forward 4 years and the pair are training together at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Many are wondering how the two top ranked lightweight fighters are able to train together in a friendly environment. Cerrone and Pettis both spoke on Inside...

Apr 9, 2016 9:03 am

Jon Jones defends Ovince Saint Preux from doubters

Since Daniel Cormier was forced out of his scheduled UFC 197 title defense, some have criticized the UFC for booking an interim light heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux in the main event of UFC 197. Despite Saint Preux’s impressive 7-2 record that has seen him stop 5 opponents in 5...

Apr 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Demetrious Johnson not impressed with Henry Cejudo’s resume

While Henry Cejudo may be an Olympic gold medalist, UFC flyweight kingpin, and arguable pound for pound king, Demetrious Johnson doesn’t believe that the Olympian has that impressive of a resume in MMA. Johnson, the only flyweight champion in the history of the UFC, spoke on Inside MMA to discuss his upcoming fight with Cejudo...

Apr 9, 2016 8:53 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos gives update on injury, talks Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz

Since Rafael dos Anjos broke his foot in training leading up to his UFC 196 lightweight title scrap with Conor McGregor, the champ has yet to book another fight inside the Octagon. Ahead of UFC 200, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the lightweight champ joined Inside MMA...

Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Apr 9, 2016 12:04 am

Amanda Nunes responds to critics ahead of UFC 200

At UFC 200, Amanda Nunes will face the toughest test of her professional MMA career as she fights Miesha Tate for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in the co-main event. When the fight was announced, many questioned whether or not Nunes deserved a title shot despite her 3-fight win streak. Holly Holm’s camp came out...

Apr 8, 2016 11:57 pm

Details emerge regarding Ken Shamrock’s failed drug test

Back in February, Ken Shamrock lost to Royce Gracie via 1st round TKO in the main event of Bellator 149. Following the fight, it was revealed that Shamrock tested positive for banned substances, something he has since denied using. MMAJunkie has the statement from TDLR’s Jason DeBord: “Respondent stated he is certain the results are...

Apr 8, 2016 11:51 pm

Rafael dos Anjos has bold prediction for Conor McGregor

Following his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor revealed his intention to return to featherweight to defend his championship belt. Ultimately, the UFC booked a McGregor vs. Diaz welterweight rematch for UFC 200, and opted to have Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar fight for the interim featherweight championship on the same card....

Apr 8, 2016 11:44 pm

Frank Mir releases statement regarding failed drug test

Late Friday evening news broke that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had failed a drug test following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Brisbane’ KO loss to Mark Hunt. The UFC released a statement along with the announcement of Mir’s failed drug test, which was followed by a statement from Mir himself. The former champ released...

Apr 8, 2016 6:13 pm

USADA informs Frank Mir of potential anti-doping violation

News broke late Friday evening that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir had Ben informed of a potential doping violation by the US Anti-Doping Agency.  The potential drug testing failure stems from Mir’s recent fight against Mark Hunt, which he lost via 1st round KO.  The UFC released a statement through UFC.com which read: The...