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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...

Jun 17, 2016 11:25 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz reflects on win over Urijah Faber

Earlier this month, Dominick Cruz had his highly anticipated trilogy fight with Urijah Faber nearly a decade after the pair’s original meeting under the WEC banner. The fight lasted the full 5 rounds as Cruz showed why he is the best bantamweight on the planet by scoring numerous takedowns, and rocking Faber several times throughout...

Jun 17, 2016 11:18 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald discusses layoff after Robbie Lawler fight

Nearly a year ago, Robbie Lawler and Rory MacDonald put on one of the most spectacular fights in the history of the UFC for the welterweight championship. The fight saw MacDonald up 3-1 on the judges scorecards going into the 5th round. Lawler ended up coming out strong in the 5th round, knocking out MacDonald...

Jun 17, 2016 10:50 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ hit the scales ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday night. In the main event of the card, #2 ranked welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off with #1 ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald in what many believe to be a #1 contender fight. In the video...

Jun 17, 2016 10:35 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov reacts to Fedor Emelianenko’s win over Fabio Maldonado

Friday afternoon in Russia, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in the main event of EFN 50. After being dropped in the first round, Emelianenko went on to win the next two rounds, and ultimately win a majority decision. While some thought that the judges made the right call given...

Jun 17, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Another epic staredown from Sean O’Connell

UFC fighter Sean O’Connell has become rather well known for his hilarious shenanigans at weigh-in events during staredowns. From playing rock-paper-scissors, to taking selfies, and even giving his opponents flowers, O’Connell’s staredowns have become a sort of spectacle. Ahead of his UFC Ottawa fight Saturday evening against Steve Bosse, O’Connell once again had some fun....

Jun 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Fedor Emelianenko comments on MMA future following controversial win

On Friday in Russia, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko fought former UFC fighter Fabio Maldonado in what turned out to be an incredibly controversial scrap. Maldonado survived an early onslaught from The Last Emperor, and then fired back with some bombs of his own as he nearly finished Emelianenko with strikes. Emelianenko survived the round and...

Jun 17, 2016 3:16 pm

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko defeats Fabio Maldonado (Highlights)

On Friday afternoon, Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio Maldonado squared off in the main event of EFN 50. The fight was a rough one for Emelianenko, who was dropped early in the first round, but somehow managed to win a majority decision. Check out the highlights from the bout above, and read the full recap of...

Jun 17, 2016 2:30 pm

Results: Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado

On Friday afternoon, Fedor Emelianenko and Fabio Maldonado fought in the EFN 50 main event, Emelianenko came out strong, backing Maldonado up as he landed numerous big punches while Maldonado defended. It was Maldonado however who landed a big punch that dropped Fedor Emelianenko. While many expected the fight to be stopped, Emelianenko survived as...

Jun 17, 2016 1:13 pm

Report: Brock Lesnar allowed to walk out to WWE entrance music for UFC 200

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon in July’s UFC 200 event as he takes on the knockout specialist Mark Hunt. The WWE star reportedly will be allowed to walk out to the Octagon to his WWE entrance music. FloSport’s Jeremy Botter tweeted the information on Friday saying, “Have been told that...

Jun 17, 2016 12:53 pm

VIDEO | Insane flipping guard pass, accidental groin smash

The techniques of guard passing keep evolving with new innovations and ideas. Here is a technique that was used by Ze Wu on his opponent, Jianbing Yang at ONE Championship 28, which took place in China in last year. Wu takes to the air in a crazy acrobatic flip, attempting to get past Yang’s guard,...

Jun 17, 2016 11:48 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 promo for UFC 202

With Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor set to rematch at UFC 202, here is an awesome promotional video to get you ready for their rematch that will take place on August 20. The two were set to rematch at UFC 200, but the bout was scrapped after “The Notorious” refused to take part of the...

Jun 17, 2016 10:56 am

Paige VanZant loving the beach and bikini life

UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is fresh off the dancefloor after nearly winning the most recent season of ABC’s “Dancing with the Stars.” VanZant, who says she is currently in the works of getting an opponent for her next fight in the UFC has taken a vacation before she gets into fight camp. Check out VanZant...

Jun 17, 2016 10:46 am

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson recalls the moment he decided to do MMA

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was 57-0 prior to making the jump to professional MMA. Now, with a 12-1 professional MMA record which includes a 1st round TKO win over former champion Johny Hendricks, Thompson is preparing for his #1 contender scrap with Rory MacDonald. Ahead of the fight, Thompson spoke to the BrisbaneTimes to recall the...