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Aug 31, 2014 12:04 am

Renan Barao Explains UFC 177 Withdrawal

Renan Barao reveals why he missed UFC 177 and more. “I was dehydrating in the bathtub, I fainted, I hit my head, I was taken to the hospital. I don’t remember anything that happened before or after, I just remember being waken up in the hospital. I was fine, my weight was around what I...

Aug 30, 2014 1:55 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 177 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Fight fans are invited here following tonight’s UFC 177 main event, to catch the live broadcast of tonight’s post-fight press conference. The live event is expected to go down approximately 30 minutes after the conclusion of tonight’s main card. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 30, 2014 1:36 pm

Bonnar Intentionally Released By Dana White To Go Beat Up Ortiz In Bellator

Earlier this week we reported that Stephan Bonnar was packing up and heading back to SPIKE TV under the Bellator MMA banner. Now we have a statement from the UFC boss, explaining why he allowed his contracted Hall-Of-Fame fighter to jump the promotional ship, and it’s all about his longtime nemesis in Tito Ortiz. Via...

Aug 30, 2014 12:35 pm

Dana White’s UFC 177 Pre-Fight Media Scrum

During the Dana White UFC 177 pre-fight scrum, the UFC president discusses Renan Barao, Henry Cejudo, Ronda Rousey, Hector Lombard, and much, much more. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 29, 2014 5:11 pm

UFC 177 Weigh-In Results, Two Fighters Miss Weight

UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Soto takes place tomorrow night at the Sleep Train Arena in Sacramento California, and the weigh ins for the event were just held. Below is the complete list of fighter weights for the event. * indicates that the fighter missed weight, and will be given two hours to successfully weigh in....

Aug 29, 2014 2:49 pm

LIVE STREAM! Watch The UFC 177 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (7PM ET)

The weigh-ins for UFC 177: Dillashaw vs. Barao II take place tonight at 7P.M. ET, you can catch the live stream of the event right here on The ilneup for UFC 177 is as follows: Main Card: T.J. Dillashaw vs. Renan Barao for bantamweight title Danny Castillo vs. Tony Ferguson Shayna Baszler vs. Bethe...

Aug 29, 2014 1:00 pm

REPLAY! Aoki Proves Too Much For Shalorus, Submits Him In The First

Shinya Aoki’s reign of dominance as the ONE FC champion will continue after he submitted Kamal Shalorus in the first round with a rear-naked choke. Check out the replay of the finish below that occurred at ONE FC Reign Of Champions earlier today. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 29, 2014 12:54 pm

REPLAY! Askren Dominates, Earns ONE FC Title

Ben Askren landed some brutal ground and pound shots en route to winning the ONE FC title earlier today in Dubai at ONE FC Reign Of Champions. Check out the replay below: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 29, 2014 12:45 pm

REPLAY! Roger Huerta Returns To Form, Dominates In Dubai

After nearly a two year long layoff caused by a brutal soccer kick KO, Roger Huerta returned to form tonight and dominated Christian Holley at ONE FC: Reign Of Champions. Here’s the finish: Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 29, 2014 10:15 am

Dillashaw Believes Barao Rematch ‘Wasn’t A Smart Move’

TJ Dillashaw is gearing up for a rematch against Renan Barao this Saturday at UFC 177 in his first title defense. Leading up to it he spoke with Ariel Helwani about why it wasn’t a smart idea to take a rematch so soon. “For me yes (it was), for them no I don’t, I don’t...

Aug 29, 2014 8:45 am

Behind The Scenes Video Of Uriah Hall’s Broken Toe Being Set

UFC President Dana White posted a behind the scenes video from his UFC 177 vlog that shows Uriah Hall getting his toe set into place after UFC 175. For those who missed the card, Hall’s toe was almost broken clean off, and was bent at close to a 90 degree angle. Hall still fought to...

Aug 29, 2014 8:02 am

WSOF To Launch Amateur Series, Will Award Pro Contracts

Big news for Amateur MMA fighters, the World Series Of Fighting plans to launch an amateur division in 2015 to showcase amateur fighters and build up the future of the sport under the WSOF banner. With the amateur division comes pro contracts as rewards according to WSOF President Ray Sefo. Sefo spoke with MMAJunkie about...

Aug 28, 2014 5:26 pm

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode 3 of UFC 177 Embedded, fight week is underway as the stars converge on the host hotel in Sacramento to check in and check weight with UFC officials. Bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw meets his twin and feels the pressure of the iron thumb, as former titlist Renan Barao talks hairstyles with Site Coordinator...

Aug 28, 2014 3:32 pm

Jon Jones Shaves His Beard, Loses 5 Years

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones hasn’t come out with a clean-shaved look in a very long time. Recognize him? Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 28, 2014 3:25 pm

King Mo Signs Multi-Year Contract Extension With Bellator

As King Mo prepares for his September 5th battle with Dustin Jacoby, the former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion has a much clearer outlook on his future, as King Mo has signed a long-term-extension with Bellator that will keep the Mayweather Boxing Club product inside the Bellator cage for years to come. “This was one of...

Aug 28, 2014 3:20 pm

PHOTO | Brandon Vera Gets Swole Ahead Of One FC debut

UFC veteran, Brandon “The Truth” Vera is looking to make the most of his return to heavyweight, and apparently that includes packing on some additional muscle in the process. The San Diego resident fighter revealed his new physique in a recent posting to facebook. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Aug 28, 2014 2:12 pm

Ortiz To Bonnar: ‘I’m going to beat the juice out of you B***h’

UFC Hall-of-Famer, Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar is signed to Bellator and ready to fight. First on his list, if he has it his way, is fellow UFC veteran Tito Ortiz. In a recent press-release Bonnar had some harsh words for Ortiz and Tito has taken to twitter with an appropriate response. Check it: Really? @StephanBonnar...

Aug 28, 2014 12:33 pm

13 Released From Bellator Roster, Including Former Champion

Under the expert guidance of new president Scott Coker, Bellator MMA is continuing to make loads of changes as they push towards a new start at success. Part of those changes, unfortunately, are fighter cuts. In a report coming out of, the promotion has confirmed the release of 13 fighters, including former light-heavyweight champion...

Aug 28, 2014 10:13 am

Weidman joins UFC on FOX as analyst for UFC 178

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman makes a special announcement on UFC Tonight and also talks about Luke Rockhold, Vitor Belfort and more. Weidman announces breaking news: “I was asked by the UFC and FOX, I’m going to be a guest analyst, with Rashad Evans and Brian Stann on FOX Sports 1 for the UFC 178 Weigh-in, Prefight...

Aug 28, 2014 10:10 am

Dillashaw Excited To Silence Doubters This Weekend Against Barao

UFC bantamweight champion, T.J. Dillashaw is ready to silence doubters this weekend when he defends his title against Renan Barao, the former champ.   UFC Bantamweight Champion TJ Dillashaw on how he tops his last performance: “You’ve got to try not to. You can’t put pressure on yourself and try to outdo your last performance. You...

Aug 28, 2014 9:20 am

Bellator Inks #6 Ranked Analisa Bucci To Featherweight Roster

The roster additions continue for Bellator as the promotion has added the #6 ranked featherweight in the world as Annalisa Bucci (7-3) has joined Bellator and will compete in the United States for the first time in her career. “I feel extremely honored, excited and thankful to be part of the first group of females,...