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Apr 22, 2016 8:31 pm

Ben Askren rips Benson Henderson following loss to Koreshkov

Former Bellator welterweight champion and current ONE Championship title holder Ben Askren (15-0 MMA) took to Twitter Friday night to poke fun at former UFC title holder Benson Henderson for losing his Bellator debut. “Funky”, who defeated Andrey Koreshkov via fourth-round TKO at Bellator 97 in July of 2013, had the following tweets directed at...

Apr 22, 2016 8:10 pm

Benson Henderson gets upset in Bellator debut

Former UFC and WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson made his Bellator debut on Friday in a five-round welterweight title fight against Andrey Koreshkov at Bellator 153. Henderson found that the Bellator champion had a lot to offer and gave “Bendo” trouble in his Bellator debut. Koreshkov connected with a hard knee to Henderson’s head at...

Apr 22, 2016 5:49 pm

Madison Square Garden? Jon Jones would rather headline UFC 200

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones returns to the octagon tomorrow night to battle Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. The “Bones” vs. “OSP” bout, which headlines tomorrow’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas, was put together on short-notice after current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced to...

Apr 22, 2016 4:35 pm

Video | Dana White on Conor McGregor: “I am not upset at all”

During today’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had officially lost the opportunity to compete at this summer’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The brash Irish superstar quickly fired back at his boss via Twitter while the UFC 200 press conference was still...

Apr 22, 2016 3:53 pm

“The majority of fighters did not have an issue with Conor not coming”

According to MMAFighting.com’s Ariel Helwani, most of the UFC fighters he spoke with at today’s UFC 200 press conference had no issue with Conor McGregor not attending the media event. I talked to several fighters who were on that stage this week, the vast majority, off the record, did not have an issue w/ Conor...

Apr 22, 2016 2:57 pm

Nate Diaz responds to Conor McGregor’s Tweet

During the UFC 200 press conference, UFC President Dana White revealed that Nate Diaz currently doesn’t have a new opponent for the July 9th event, however he will remain on the card. When asked about Conor McGregor, White explained that it isn’t fair for McGregor to stay on the card without physically showing up to...

Apr 22, 2016 2:53 pm

Dana White says ‘Jones vs. Cormier 2’ a possibility for UFC 200

During today’s UFC 200 press conference, UFC president Dana White announced that there was no longer any chance that current featherweight champ Conor McGregor would be fighting at this summer’s blockbuster event. Shortly after making that statement, Dana White was asked if it was possible that a light heavyweight championship rematch between Daniel Cormier and...

Apr 22, 2016 2:46 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Dana White

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected to find out who would be stepping in on short notice to fight Nate Diaz. While Diaz’s new opponent wasn’t announced, UFC President Dana White did explain that the door was now closed for McGregor to fight at UFC 200. White explained that there were...

Apr 22, 2016 2:34 pm

Nate Diaz not interested in fighting at UFC 200 unless it’s against Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, many expected the UFC to announce who Nate Diaz’s replacement opponent would be for UFC 200. While UFC President Dana White didn’t announce Diaz’s new opponent for the event, he did confirm that Diaz will in fact remain on the card despite reports that indicated he had...

Apr 22, 2016 2:30 pm

UFC announces Nate Diaz will remain on UFC 200, door is closed for Conor McGregor

At the UFC 200 press conference on Friday, there was much speculation as to whether or not the UFC would make an announcement regarding who will fill the main event slot at UFC 200. During the press conference UFC President Dana White announced that after much speculation Nate Diaz will remain on the card, however...

Apr 22, 2016 1:42 pm

Jose Aldo taunts Conor McGregor

Jose Aldo may have lost to Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds when the pair fought at UFC 194, however that didn’t stop the former featherweight champion from taking a shot at McGregor on Twitter. McGregor, who refused to fulfill his media obligations ahead of his UFC 200 scrap with Nate Diaz in July, was...

Apr 22, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux discuss UFC 197, UFC 200

There is no hatred between @JonnyBones & @003_OSP​, but Jones is already looking towards facing @dc_mma at @ufc​ 200 https://t.co/SznGkV6jNB — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) April 22, 2016 Tomorrow night, Jon Jones and Ovince Saint Preux will fight in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight will serve...

Apr 22, 2016 10:09 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Gunnar Nelson sparring hard

While Conor Mcgregor may or may not be fighting on UFC 200, the featherweight champ has continued to train hard as if he is fighting. McGregor moved his SBG Ireland team to Iceland to help teammate Gunnar Nelson train for his upcoming fight against Albert Tumenov on May 8th. While a report has indicated that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:59 am

UFC and Conor McGregor getting closer to reaching agreement?

There has been much speculation about what the UFC will do for the main event of UFC 200 on July 9th after it was announced that Conor McGregor had been pulled from the event for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor released a statement on Thursday announcing that he isn’t retired, and explaining that...

Apr 22, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | You won’t believe what FOX does to cover blood stains in the Octagon

It’s no secret that MMA is one of, if not the single bloodiest sport on the planet. While the average fight doesn’t consist of tremendous amounts of blood, some fights do. While discussing UFC 200’s Diego Sanchez vs. Joe Lauzon bout on The Joe Rogan Experience, UFC commentator Joe Rogan revealed something frightening about what...

Apr 22, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – EA Sports UFC 2 simulation

Tomorrow night, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. It will be the first fight back for the pound for pound kingpin since being stripped of the championship almost exactly a year ago. Above you can...

Apr 22, 2016 9:03 am

UFC reportedly looking to book Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier II for UFC 200

The UFC has been left in a bit of a scramble after Conor McGregor announced his retirement, un-retired, and was pulled from his UFC 200 welterweight main event scrap with Nate Diaz. While Nate Diaz was supposed to fly to Vegas to discuss new opponents for the fight, a report emerged Friday morning that Diaz...

Apr 22, 2016 8:53 am

Nate Diaz reportedly pulled from UFC 200 card

By now, the MMA community knows that Conor McGregor ‘retired’ from MMA on Tuesday. Following that, The UFC announced that McGregor had been pulled from his UFC 200 main event fight with Nate Diaz for refusing to fulfill his media obligations. McGregor then released a statement on Thursday explaining that he wishes to focus on...

Apr 22, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s hilarious dentist visit

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the first man the UFC called when they needed someone to fill-in for Daniel Cormier against Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197. Unfortunately, Johnson had recently undergone mouth surgery and would be unable to put a mouthpiece in for several weeks. Recently, Johnson...

Apr 22, 2016 6:42 am

Exclusive | Scott Burt “Bare Knuckle Boxing returns to the USA on June 11”

Since the late 1800’s, only one Bare Knuckle Boxing event has been sanctioned in the United States of America. That lone stateside ‘BKB’ event took place on August 5, 2011 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Well, BJPENN.com has confirmed with sources that a second stateside Bare Knuckle Boxing event is set to take place in Miami, Florida...