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Oct 6, 2016 10:54 am

MMA Fighters Association calls for added weight classes to curb weight cutting

One of the most often-argued discussions in MMA is the idea of adding weight classes to the sport, and now the Mixed Martial Arts Fighters Association is calling for just that. The MMAFA released a statement this week detailing their proposal for adding new weight divisions in an effort to ‘curb weight cutting’, according to...

Mar 5, 2016 8:44 am

Conor McGregor could vacate featherweight championship with UFC 196 win

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor has a tough weight cut when dropping to featherweight. In a recent article we compared McGregor’s size prior to his fight with Jose Aldo to before his UFC 196 fight with Nate Diaz. During the UFC 196 weigh-ins yesterday, McGregor weighed in at 168 pounds, 2 pounds lower than...

Mar 4, 2016 8:09 am

4 fighters including Jose Aldo have signed with Reebok

In-spite of all the negative publicity in recent months the Reebok roster keeps getting larger.  Four fighters have just inked deals with the sole clothing sponsor for the UFC.  Jose Aldo, Thomas Almedia, Felipe Arantes and Claudia Gadelha are the four new signees. Jose Aldo is the Featherweight champion and had been trying to workout a...

Mar 4, 2016 7:28 am

‘I hate’ the ‘business side’ of Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate- Dana White

UFC President Dana White joked with UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta should have is promoters license pulled if they didn’t book and immediate rematch between Holly Holm and Ronda Rousey. Holm v Tate for UFC 196 was booked anyway. White is not necessarily happy about it. White said Thursday on The Jim Rome Show “I’ll tell you this,...


Mar 3, 2016 8:51 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier reacts to Jon Jones’ meme of him

Daniel Cormier @dc_mma so funny talking about @JonnyBones "Carl Winslow" Instagram post on @FOXSportsLive last night https://t.co/WLSTxjyChq — Jay Onrait (@JayOnrait) March 3, 2016 Recently, former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones posted a meme on Instagram taunting Daniel Cormier. The meme was a photoshop of the UFC 197 fight poster, with Daniel Cormier replaced...

Feb 28, 2016 12:33 pm

Video: Conor Mcgregor is blown away by the California love

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is quickly becoming a household name. The Irish superstar is ‘getting love’ from people all across the world, including California, as he showcased in a recent instagram post: This house in California has an Irish flag and a cardboard cut out of me sitting on the balcony. I have to...

Feb 22, 2016 2:37 pm

Gif This! Perfectly timed punch with blood splatter | Fight Night Pittsburgh

Last night’s event at Fight Night Pittsburgh had a little of everything. What some missed was a great performance from Lauren Murphy and Kelly Faszholz who received ‘Fight of The Night’ honors for their efforts. Murphy finished the fight via TKO to snap a two fight skid, who previously was undefeated going into the UFC....

Feb 15, 2016 10:45 am

PHOTO | Vitor Belfort surely looks out of shape ahead of bout with Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza

Although the scheduled fight between Vitor Belfort and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza is not until May, a recent photo certainly suggests that Belfort may need to get back to a more strict training and nutritional program. Belfort’s wife posted this photo to her Instagram account with the caption reading, “Isso que é uma verdadeira troca…. Enquanto...

Feb 11, 2016 1:23 pm

Potential opponent named for Conor McGregor at UFC 200

Regardless of whether or not Conor McGregor defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 196 for the UFC lightweight championship, there has been much confusion as to who McGregor would face at UFC 200. While Jose Aldo was calling for an immediate rematch with McGregor, the UFC promised Frankie Edgar the next shot at the featherweight...

Feb 10, 2016 3:26 pm

Dominick Cruz has a gift for Urijah Faber

Dominick Cruz reclaimed the UFC bantamweight championship last month after defeating TJ Dillashaw via split decision at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’. Immediately after winning the title, Cruz found himself being called out by his nemesis Urijah Faber. While TJ Dillashaw wanted an immediate rematch given how close the fight was, Cruz seems to prefer a...

Feb 9, 2016 2:14 pm

Lightweight Contender Tony Ferguson Video: ‘On Air’ Interview

#4 Lightweight Tony “El Cucuy” Ferguson will be facing Khabib Nurmagomedov on FOX 19 in April. Ferguson is on a 7 fight win streak and doesn’t look to be slowing down finishing three of his last four fights. Nurmagomedov’s last octagon appearance was a unanimous decision victory against Rafael dos Anjos in April of 2014....

Feb 8, 2016 11:56 am

Video Interview : ‘I am best boxer ever’ Floyd Mayweather Jr

If your Floyd Mayweather life can’t be to hard when people are throwing 9 figures your way to draw you out of retirement. Who wants Mayweather to come out of retirement and eclipse the great Rocky Marciano’s record of 49 wins that “Money” stands shoulder to shoulder with in the history books.

Feb 2, 2016 2:06 pm

MUST SEE! Crazed preacher asks God to strike down Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor is an extremely controversial and polarizing figure in the MMA world. With that being said McGregor has been the subject of some criticism lately for two comments he made. The first being that he could kick Jesus’ ass inside the Octagon, and the second being that he is cool with “all the Gods”...

Jan 30, 2016 6:53 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Anthony Johnson destroys Ryan Bader in round 1

The UFC on FOX 18 main event featured a key light heavyweight fight between top contenders Anthony Johnson (21-5 MMA) and Ryan Bader (20-5 MMA). Round one begins with a touch of the gloves. Bader shoots in for a takedown and is stuffed. Johnson takes Bader’s back. Bader searches for a kimura but “Rumble” defends....

Jan 30, 2016 6:27 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Ben Rothwell submits Josh Barnett in round 2

The UFC on FOX 18 co-main event featured a clash between hard-hitting heavyweights Josh Barnett (34- 8 MMA) and Ben Rothwell (36-9 MMA). Round one begins and Rothwell opens up with punches. Good body kick lands for “Big Ben”. Big right hand scores for Barnett. Josh is pawing with the jab. He’s finding a home...

Jan 30, 2016 6:03 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Jimmie Rivera defeats Iuri Alcantara via decision

The second bout of the UFC on FOX 18 main card featured a bantamweight fight between Iuri Alcantara (33-7 MMA) and Jimmie Rivera (19-1 MMA). Round one begins with a touch of gloves. Alcantara opens with a kick to the body of Jimmie. Big shots from both men. Good strikes land for Alcantara. Rivera is...

Jan 30, 2016 5:27 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Bryan Barberena submits Sage Northcutt in round two

The UFC on FOX 18 main card kicked off with a welterweight tilt between Sage Northcutt (7-1 MMA) and Bryan Barberena (11-3 MMA). Round one begins and Northcutt opens up with a jab. Leg kick misses for Bryan. Northcutt with a big combo and then moves in for a takedown. Barberena stuffs the attempt. Northcutt...

Jan 30, 2016 4:57 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Tarec Saffiedine defeats Jake Ellenberger via decision

A welterweight tilt between Tarec Saffiedine (16-4 MMA) and Jake Ellenberger (30-11 MMA) served as the main event for the UFC on FOX 18 preliminary card in New Jersey. Round one begins and Saffiedine opens with a head kick that is blocked by Jake. Good knee in the clinch from Tarec but Jake responds with...

Jan 30, 2016 4:29 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Diego Ferreira defeats Olivier Aubin-Mercier via decision

A lightweight fight between Olivier Aubin-Mercier (7-2 MMA) and Diego Ferreira (12-2 MMA) took place on the UFC on FOX 18 preliminary card in New Jersey. Round one begins and Diego opens with a leg kick. Aubin-Mercier with a right hand. Ferreira replies with one of his own. Aubin-Mercier lands back-to-back body kicks. Ferreira lands...

Jan 30, 2016 3:53 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Rafael Natal defeats Kevin Casey via third-round TKO

A middleweight bout between Rafael Natal (21-6-1 MMA) and Kevin Casey (9-4 MMA) took place during tonight’s UFC on FOX 18 prelims in New Jersey. Round one begins and Casey presses forward with left hands. Natal responds with a leg kick. Big over hand right misses for Kevin. Good leg kick for Casey followed by...

Jan 30, 2016 3:23 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Wilson Reis defeats Dustin Ortiz via decision

A flyweight bout between Dustin Ortiz (15-5 MMA) and Wilson Reis (20-6 MMA) took place during on the UFC on FOX 18 preliminary card. Round one begins and both fighters fire off with low kicks. Good right hand from Ortiz. Head kick attempt by Reis misses. Front kick to the body from Ortiz. Inside leg...

Jan 30, 2016 1:27 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Damon Jackson vs. Levan Makashvili ends in a majority draw

The second bout of UFC on FOX 18 featured a featherweight battle between Damon Jackson (9-1-1 MMA) and Levan Makashvili (7-2-1 MMA). Jackson comes out swinging to begin round one. He just misses hitting Levan with a head kick. Nice kick lands for Makashvili. He follows that up with a good right hand. The fighters...

Jan 30, 2016 1:04 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Alex Caceres defeats Masio Fullen via decision

A featherweight bout between Alex Caceres (11-8 MMA) and Masio Fullen (10-6 MMA) kicked off the UFC on FS1 prelims tonight in New Jersey. Caceres starts off the fight by throwing a head kick. Fullen responds with a body kick. Good side kick from Masio. Caceres is applying the pressure and lands a good leg...

Jan 30, 2016 1:02 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Randy Brown defeats Matt Dwyer via decision

A welterweight fight between Matt Dwyer (8-4 MMA) and Randy Brown (7-0 MMA) served as the third bout of UFC on FOX 18 in New Jersey. Both welterweights start off by trading single shots. Dwyer lands a decent right hook. A leg kick lands for the Canadian as well. Big right hand lands for Dwyer....

Jan 30, 2016 12:56 pm

UFC on FOX 18 Results: Tony Martin puts Felipe Olivieri to sleep in round 3

A lightweight bout kicked off tonight’s UFC on FOX 18 event in New Jersey as Tony Martin (10-3 MMA) took on Felipe Olivieri (14-5 MMA). Both men start the fight by firing off leg kicks. Solid leg kick lands for Olivieri. And another. Martin rushes in for a takedown and gets it. Felipe gets back...

Jan 30, 2016 9:45 am

UFC on FOX 18 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s action from New Jersey? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results, and stay tuned in to BJPenn.com for all of the UFC on FOX 18 fight recaps. Main card (Fox): Anthony Johnson vs. Ryan Bader – Anthony Johnson defeats Ryan Bader via KO at 1:26 of...