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Mar 12, 2017 2:52 pm

Alan Jouban explains how the old scoring system played a role in Thompson vs. Woodley 2

Surging UFC welterweight contender Alan Jouban will face the toughest opponent of his young career when he takes on Gunnar Nelson in the co-main event of UFC London on March 18. Jouban recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor where he discussed a number of different topics including the UFC 209 welterweight title fight rematch...

Mar 12, 2017 2:35 pm

Alan Jouban wants to know the process behind UFC match making

Surging UFC welterweight contender Alan Jouban will return to the octagon at next weekend’s UFC fight card in London where he will square off with the always dangerous Gunnar Nelson in the co-main event. Jouban, who is currently riding a three-fight win streak, is very excited about the opportunity to fight a guy like Gunnar...

Mar 12, 2017 11:59 am

What is next for Georges St-Pierre if he defeats Michael Bisping?

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will make his highly anticipated octagon return later this year when he squares off with current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In a recent interview on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment, host Chris Taylor spoke to surging welterweight contender Alan Jouban about the return of GSP. Taylor discussed the possibility...

Mar 12, 2017 10:06 am

Robert Whittaker not bothered by GSP-Bisping booking, offers prediction for the fight

When the UFC brass ironed out their differences with former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, and pencilled him in for an immediate middleweight title shot against divisional king Michael Bisping, their hope was clearly for a positive reception. Unfortunately for them, this booking has been met with plenty in the way of backlash, as its been criticized...


Mar 12, 2017 10:02 am

Pros react to Edson Barboza’s incredible flying knee KO of Beneil Dariush

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was an extremely stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. In the...

Mar 12, 2017 9:17 am

Robert Whittaker discusses ‘Jacare’ booking and the challenges of the matchup

Earlier this month, we learned that elite middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will be returning to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 24 on April 15. The Brazilian grappling specialist will do so against rising Australian contender Robert Whittaker, who recently rocketed into the upper echelon of the division with a dazzling knockout defeat of...

Mar 12, 2017 8:16 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC Fortaleza: Vitor Belfort tops list at $20K

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with UFC Fortaleza, an action-packed, 12-fight card featuring top talent from Brazil and further afield. In the main event, we watched former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum burst into middleweight title contention with a dominant, first-round destruction of Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event, we saw Mauricio “Shogun” Rua...

Mar 12, 2017 6:34 am

MMA community reacts to Mauricio “Shogun” Rua’s stoppage of Gian Villante

Last night, the UFC touched down in sun soaked Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. In the evening’s middleweight main event, we saw former welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum maul former light heavyweight champion Vitor Belfort to a first-round TKO win. Other highlights...

Mar 12, 2017 5:58 am

MMA community reacts to Kelvin Gastelum’s destruction of Vitor Belfort

Last night, the UFC touched down in sunny Fortaleza, Brazil, with UFC Fight Night 106. This card was a stacked one as far as Fight Nights go. On the undercard, we saw some nice wins from talent like Kevin Lee, Joe Soto and Sergio Moraes, as well as the final fight of “The People’s Warrior”...

Mar 11, 2017 9:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Kelvin Gastelum finishes Vitor Belfort

A key middleweight bout between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and surging contender Kelvin Gastelum served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 fight card in Brazil. Round one begins and Vitor lands a good kick to the body early. Gastelum with the pressure early. He lands a nice jab but Vitor...

Mar 11, 2017 9:33 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Mauricio Rua TKO’s Gian Villante (Highlights)

A light heavyweight bout between former division champion Mauricio Rua and Gian Villante served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 fight card in Brazil. Round one begins and Villante throws a left jab to start. Shogun replies with a leg kick and then a right hand. Mauricio catches a kick and...

Mar 11, 2017 9:03 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Edson Barboza KO’s Beneil Dariush (Video)

A key lightweight tilt between Edson Barboza and Beneil Dariush took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Dariush throws a high kick that is blocked. The fighters trade low kicks. Dariush with a left hand. Both men landing kicks early. Barboza moving well. He fires a...

Mar 11, 2017 8:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Ray Borg defeats Jussier Formiga (Highlights)

A key flyweight tilt between Ray Borg and Jussier Formiga took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 card in Brazil. Round one begins and Borg starts out quickly with a combination. That fighters clinch up and both men exchange good knees inside before eventually breaking. Formiga with a hard leg kick. Borg presses forward...

Mar 11, 2017 8:07 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Bethe Correia vs. Marion Reneau ends in a majority draw

A women’s bantamweight bout between Bethe Correia and Marion Reneau took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Reneau starts off quickly with a front kick. Bethe catches a second kick and delivers a couple of punches. Marion pulls her leg free and attacks with another kick....

Mar 11, 2017 7:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Alex Oliveira submits Tim Means

A welterweight clash between Tim Means and Alex Oliveira kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 main card in Brazil. Round one begins and Oliveira lands a body kick to start. Means presses forward but misses with a kick of his own. Tim chases after Alex and presses him against the cage. Oliveira turns off...

Mar 11, 2017 6:48 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Kevin Lee submits Francisco Trinaldo (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Kevin Lee and Francisco Trinaldo served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Lee opens up with a high kick which is blocked. Trinaldo replies with a left hand that connects. He presses forward and Lee dives in for a takedown...

Mar 11, 2017 6:26 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Sergio Moraes defeats Davi Ramos

A welterweight scrap between Sergio Moraes and Davi Ramos took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Ramos quickly takes the center of the octagon. He leaps forward with a combination. Moraes fires back with a right hand. He leaps in with a knee that misses the mark....

Mar 11, 2017 5:53 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Joe Soto defeats Rani Yahya

A bantamweight scrap between Joe Soto and Rani Yahya took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Yahya charges forward with a high kick and then a flurry of punches. Soto blocks most of the strikes but Rani partially catches him with another high kick. Joe circles out...

Mar 11, 2017 5:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Michel Prazeres submits Josh Burkman (Highlights)

A welterweight scrap between Josh Burkman and Michel Prazeres kicked off the UFC Fight Night 106 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Prazeres starts off quickly. He lands a hard shot and Burkman is in trouble. Prazeres with a big combination that sends Burkman stumbling backwards against the fence. Michel is al over him...

Mar 11, 2017 4:52 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Jeremy Kennedy defeats Rony Jason (Highlights)

A featherweight scrap between Rony Jason and Jeremy Kennedy served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 Fight Pass prelims in Brazil. Round one begins and Jason comes forward with a leaping right hand. Kennedy goes upstairs with a head kick which is partially blocked. Kennedy circles and pops a nice jab....

Mar 11, 2017 4:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results: Paulo Borrachinha TKO’s Garreth McLellan (Video)

A middleweight tilt between Paulo Borrachinha and Garreth McLellan kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 event in Fortaleza, Brazil. Round one begins and Borrachinha starts off quickly landing a nice right hand. He is pressuring McLellan early here. Paulo with a nice combination. He backs Garreth up against the cage. McLellan clinches up and...

Mar 11, 2017 4:01 pm

UFC Fight Night 106 Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 106 event in Fortaleza, Brazil? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s event. UFC Fight Night 106 is headlined by a middleweight fight between former UFC champion Vitor Belfort and rising star Kelvin Gastelum. Get all of...

Mar 11, 2017 3:30 pm

2 American Animals Episode 33 – The Animals are Joined by Actor, Jonathan Tucker!

On this episode of American Animals, Ian McCall rejoins Erik Apple to discuss all of the biggest stories in the world of MMA. The guys are joined by actor and co-star of the DirecTV drama series Kingdom, Jonathan Tucker. Tucker discusses his MMA fandom, what it’s like to play an MMA fighter on television, and...

Mar 11, 2017 12:43 pm

Bethe Correia eyeing potential Ronda Rousey rematch

Ahead of her ‘UFC Fight Night: Fortaleza’ scrap against Marion Reneau tonight, Bethe Correia is looking for an eventual rematch with Ronda Rousey after she found herself knocked out in just 34 seconds by the former champ two years ago. Leading up to that fight, Correia was hailed as the most dangerous fighter Rousey had...

Mar 11, 2017 8:28 am

Amanda Nunes offers advice to Ronda Rousey months after UFC 207 loss

Back in December, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes set foot in the Octagon to fight former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in a highly anticipated showdown. Leading up to the fight, Rousy was the focus of the promos, drawing quite a bit of controversy given the fact that Nunes was the champion going...

Mar 11, 2017 8:08 am

Kelvin Gastelum still eyeing potential return to welterweight

The Ultimate Fighter season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum is currently competing at middleweight following several botched weight-cuts to welterweight. Gastelum won season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter in the middleweight division, but then dropped to welterweight in order to fight opponents his size. With that being said, Gastelum missed weight on several occasions, resulting in...