UFC 216 News

Oct 12, 2017 10:57 am

Report: Early PPV buy estimates for UFC 215 and 216 are not looking good

The UFC has had some really entertaining fight cards recently with title fights taking place on the pay-per-view cards. However, it seems things have not gone so well with the pay-per-view buys over the last two UFC pay-per-view events. According to MMA insider @jedigoodman, the early estimated buy rates per Dave Meltzer have failed to...

Oct 8, 2017 6:53 pm

UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outffiting Pay: Demetrious Johnson leads the way!

The UFC 216 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts are in! Main event fighters Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee each took home $30,000 from Reebok last night. “El Cucuy” defeated “The MoTown Phenom” via third-round submission to claim the UFC’s interim lightweight championship. The highest Reebok paycheck went to UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson who took home...

Oct 8, 2017 3:58 pm

UFC 216 Salaries: Tony Ferguson earns top payout

The UFC 216 fighter salaries are in and newly crowned interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson earned the events top payout. Ferguson, who submitted Kevin Lee in the third-round of the UFC 216 main event, earned a total of $500,000 for his title earning victory. Meanwhile, Ferguson’s UFC 216 opponent Kevin Lee took home $250,000 for...

Oct 7, 2017 9:37 pm

UFC 216 Results: Tony Ferguson submits Kevin Lee

A interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee headlined tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Kevin Lee comes forward and lands a head kick. Tony shakes it off and circles out. Kevin lands a nice right hand over the top. Ferguson with a low kick. Kevin...

Oct 7, 2017 9:02 pm

UFC 216 Results: Demetrious Johnson submits Ray Borg (Highlights)

A flyweight title fight between current champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Ray Borg served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 216 fight card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Demetrious Johnson is landing some big inside leg kicks to start. He rushes in but Borg quickly steps back and avoids. DJ goes upstairs...

Oct 7, 2017 8:30 pm

UFC 216 Results: Fabricio Werdum submits Walt Harris (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Fabricio Werdum and Walt Harris took place during tonight’s UFC 216 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Werdum shoots in for a single leg and gets Harris down to the ground. Werdum immediately moves to full mount. Harris scrambles but gives up his back. Werdum transitions to an...

Oct 7, 2017 7:43 pm

UFC 216 Results: Beneil Dariush and Evan Dunham battle to a majority draw

A lightweight scrap between Beneil Dariush and Evan Dunham kicked off tonight’s UFC 216 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Dariush quickly presses forward. Evan throws out a right jab. Dunham circling along the fence early here. He charges at Dariush with punches. Beneil lands a kick and the fighters clinch. They...

Oct 7, 2017 6:34 pm

UFC 216 Results: Lando Vannata and Bobby Green battle to a draw (Highlights)

A lightweight scrap between Lando Vannata and Bobby Green took place during tonight’s UFC 216 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Green lands a nice left jab to start. Lando catches a Green kick but Bobby avoids any counter strikes. Both men are utilizing a lot of movement early. Lando leaps in with a...

Oct 7, 2017 5:44 pm

Disclosed Salaries for UFC 216’s main and co-main event fighters revealed!

The disclosed salaries for tonight’s UFC 216 main and co-main event fighters were revealed earlier this evening. In the evening’s featured bout, an interim lightweight title fight, Tony Ferguson will take home $250,000 to show and an extra $250,000 to defeat his opponent Kevin Lee (per Adam Hill). Disclosed salaries for #ufc216: Ferguson will make...

Oct 7, 2017 5:27 pm

UFC 216 Results: Matt Schnell defeats Marco Beltran via decision

A flyweight scrap between Marco Beltran and Matt Schnell kicked off tonight’s UFC 216 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Schnell presses forward with a combination. Beltran throws a kick to the body but Matt moves in and lands a pair of punches. Another body kick from Beltran. Schnell misses with a low kick....

Oct 7, 2017 4:44 pm

UFC 216 Results: John Moraga KO’s Magomed Bibulatov (VIDEO)

A flyweight scrap between Magomed Bibulatov and John Moraga took place during tonight’s UFC 216 Fight Pass prelims in Las Vegas. John Moraga shut down the Magomed Bibulatov hype train tonight in Las Vegas. After missing with a head kick, Moraga was able to connect with a viscous left hand that absolutely floored Magomed Bibulatov....

Oct 7, 2017 4:13 pm

BREAKING! Fabricio Werdum gets a new fight for UFC 216!

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum will remain on tonight’s UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card. The UFC just announced that Werdum will now square off with Walt Harris on the UFC 216 main card. Werdum was originally expected to square off with Derrick Lewis at tonight’s event. However, Derrick Lewis was forced to pull out...

Oct 7, 2017 3:40 pm

Breaking! UFC 216’s Fabricio Werdum vs. Derrick Lewis has been cancelled!

A key heavyweight fight between former champ Fabricio Werdum and Derrick Lewis has been removed from tonight’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. According to a report from MMAJunkie’s John Morgan, the Werdum vs. Lewis fight was cancelled after “The Black Beast” aggravated an injury to his back. The heavyweight fight was expected to take...

Oct 7, 2017 3:19 pm

UFC 216 Live Results

Stay glued to this page for all of tonight’s UFC 216 Live Results. The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas tonight for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight...

Oct 7, 2017 1:38 pm

FiteTV: UFC 216 Live Stream

The wait is finally over and fight night is upon us. The UFC is putting on a wild event tonight that and as always, we’re her to keep you updated on all the fights and fallout. Just like with the UFC 215 card, BJPenn.com is proud to also┬ápartner with FiteTV in order to bring you...

Oct 6, 2017 11:10 am

BREAKING | Kevin Lee Misses Weight at a Crazy Suspenseful Weigh-in

After all of the problematic situations with Khabib Nurmagomedov, as well as Ray Borg having to pull out of UFC 215, fans and media were keeping a close eye on the UFC 216 weigh-ins. One after one, we watched them weigh in, waiting on all the events to be secured. It was a lot like...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Oct 1, 2017 5:18 pm

UFC 216 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight sporting an impressive nine fight win streak. “El Cucuy” was most recently...

Aug 29, 2017 4:19 pm

UFC officials announce main and co-main events for UFC 216

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this October for UFC 216. The pay-per-view fight card, which takes place Saturday October 7, will be headlined by a previously announced interim lightweight title fight between Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee. Kevin Lee is currently riding a five-fight win streak, his latest being a...

Aug 20, 2017 5:24 pm

Check out October’s current UFC 216 fight card lineup

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas on October 7 for UFC 216. At this time, the UFC 216 pay-per-view fight card does not have a confirmed event headliner. With that said, the October 7 fight card already has one title fight set. Top UFC lightweight contenders Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee...

Aug 15, 2017 8:44 pm

VIDEO | Dana White explains why Khabib Nurmagomedov is not fighting Tony Ferguson

Earlier tonight UFC President Dana White announced that an interim lightweight title fight between surging division contenders Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will be taking place at UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas. The interim title fight between Lee and Ferguson came as a surprise to many, as the original plan was to...

Aug 15, 2017 8:08 pm

Breaking! Dana White just announced an interim lightweight title fight for UFC 216

UFC President Dana White just broke some huge news! Lightweights Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will square off for the UFC interim lightweight title at October’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas. pic.twitter.com/itFcWIba9Z — Brett Okamoto (@bokamotoESPN) August 16, 2017 Kevin Lee is currently riding a five-fight win streak, his latest being a first-round submission...

Jul 19, 2017 6:23 pm

BREAKING! Stipe Miocic will defend his heavyweight championship at UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will attempt to defend his strap for the third time at UFC 216 on October 7 in Las Vegas when he squares off with former division kingpin Cain Velasquez. The fight was first reported to be in the works on Monday evening by BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor and was later confirmed...

Jul 17, 2017 4:42 pm

Report | Stipe Miocic vs. Cain Velasquez title fight being targeted for UFC 216

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic (17-2 MMA) successfully defended his title for a second time at May’s UFC 211 event in Dallas, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over former division title holder Junior dos Santos. The victory served at Miocic’s fifth in a row, as he had previously scored finishes over Mark Hunt,...