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Jan 4, 2015 5:12 pm

UFC Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott

Earlier today heartbreaking news was announced that longtime ESPN anchor, and avid MMA fan Stuart Scott lost his longtime battle with cancer (See that HERE). Following the news surfacing, the UFC posted the following tribute to Stuart on their Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) I am so sad to...

Jan 4, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC Removes 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has reportedly removed 8 fighters from their roster, with some cuts being confirmed by the fighters, while others have yet to be confirmed by the UFC. The following fighters have reportedly been released: * indicates confirmed Issac Vallie-Flagg* Phil Harris* – Retired from MMA while signed with UFC Fabricio Camoes Garett Whiteley Wagner...

Jan 4, 2015 3:34 pm

Rockhold: ‘Cormier Didn’t Fight To His Potential’

Daniel Cormier’s longtime friend and training partner Luke Rockhold spoke after Cormier lost to Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 182 in a highly anticipated grudge match. He spoke to Ariel Helwani. “I’m bummed, Daniel, I love him like a brother, and he just, he didn’t go out there and fight to his...

Jan 4, 2015 1:19 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 5 Bouts For Upcoming Events

This week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking several bouts for upcoming events in the new year. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the UFC matchmaking realm with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have a late opponent change for January 24th’s UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden. Mairbek Taisumov...

Jan 4, 2015 11:46 am

REPORT: Tito Ortiz Gets In NYE Street Fight

This is only one side of the story, though multiple eye witnesses attest some kind of fight did take place, no one credible and unbiased gave any account — so lets not bash tito, and make that clear to the reader. On New Years Eve, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and David Tarrel were...

Jan 4, 2015 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Werdum Warns Jones ‘Stay At Your Division’

UFC heavyweight interim champion Fabricio Werdum put Jon Jones on notice last night after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision. Werdum took to Twitter to warn Jones against a potential move to heavyweight. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaicavalo @danawhite — Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) January...

Jan 4, 2015 11:05 am

R.I.P. Stuart Scott

After a memorable night of fights last night at UFC 182, the world awoke to heartbreaking news from ESPN, that longtime ESPN anchor, and MMA fan, Stuart Scott, lost his longtime battle to cancer at the age of 49 after battling the disease for 8 years. Scott battled with cancer for several years, refusing to...

Jan 4, 2015 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jones Win Over Cormier

Last night, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided in an epic light heavyweight showdown that saw Jones retain the light heavyweight strap after 25 minutes of action. As always, the Twitter-verse was going wild throughout the entire bout, and we have compiled some of the best reactions for you below. Dc can't fight like this....

Jan 4, 2015 9:27 am

Jones: ‘2015 Will Be The Year I Solidify GOAT Status’

With his win over Daniel Cormier last night at UFC 182, the talks of Jon Jones status as the ‘GOAT’ (Greatest Of All Time) have become more apparent. Jones spoke about his resume for potentially being the GOAT, at the post-fight press conference, saying: “My plan is to be the greatest fighter of all time....

Jan 3, 2015 9:57 pm

UFC 182 RESULTS: Jones Goes To War, Remains Champion

The light-Heavyweight championship fight just went down at UFC 182 between arguably the pound-for-pound best fighter and light-heavyweight champion Jon ‘Bones’ Jones and undefeated challenger Daniel ‘DC’ Cormier. Cormier came in having put pulled off of a dominant win over MMA legend Dan Henderson in May, where he threw the veteran around like a rag...

Jan 3, 2015 10:36 am

Chael Sonnen’s UFC 182 Breakdown: ‘It won’t be a close fight’

“So now, how does Cormier win? And he can win. But he has to pressure him. He has to close that distance. He can’t circle with him. The length alone takes that ability away. Plus we saw Vitor do that, it doesn’t work. No matter how good of a striker you are, if you’re not...

Jan 3, 2015 10:31 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of UFC 182 Embedded, event headliner Daniel Cormier is joined in the gym by some big names: his teammate and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, plus actor/martial artist Steven Seagal. At weigh-ins on Friday, the mood is light as Dana White, new UFC signee CM Punk, Urijah Faber, and more talk about...

Jan 3, 2015 7:00 am

Master of Movement – McGregor’s 360 Head Remover

360 head remover. Видео опубликовано Conor McGregor Official (@thenotoriousmma) Янв 1, 2015 at 5:33 PST Top UFC featherweight fighter, Conor “The Notorious One” McGregor is never one to shy away from showing off. Enjoy the “360 Head Remover.”

Jan 2, 2015 11:38 am

Jon Jones – “Athlete, Champion, And Christian. But Not Perfect”

“As a professional athlete, as a champion, as a Christian, and also as a person who’s not close to being perfect, I try to be a professional, and that’s why I have some great endorsements. But me, when I’m with my friends and family, I’m a real dude. I am just me. And for me...

Jan 2, 2015 11:25 am

Aldo Fires Back At McGregor

2015 is already shaping up to be an exciting year for fight fans, and if Conor McGregor can deliver against Dennis Siver later this month, we’ll be able to add another exciting matchup to the agenda. UFC President Dana White confirmed yesterday that if McGregor beats his next opponent he’s earned a title shot. Once news...

Jan 2, 2015 11:07 am

Faber Not Ruled Out, But Barao Likely Next For Dillashaw

  Who’s next for UFC bantamweight champion, TJ Dillashaw? “Probably Renan Barao,” said UFC President Dana White. “Renan just fought and won. They would have fought before if he made weight.” The UFC boss also discussed a potential teammate vs. teammate title tilt between Dillashaw and Urijah Faber. “They’re definitely open to it,” he said....

Jan 2, 2015 10:46 am

Jon Jones Responds To Askren’s Criticism

Earlier in the week ONE FC welterweight champion Ben Askren jumped on the D.C. train and started lobbing insults at UFC champ Jon Jones. Taking to twitter, Askren stated, “Hey @dc_mma you know whats worse than 4th at the Olympics? 3rd to Matt Riddle at the state tourney! @JonnyBones” Reluctantly, Jon took to UFC media...

Jan 2, 2015 10:19 am

White: ‘PPV’s not dead, Jones To Do 750k Buys’

UFC President Dana White plans on proving the UFC still has the power to draw. And after a terrible showing in 2014, the UFC boss plans on getting their ground back with the first show of 2015, Jones vs. DC. “I think this fight will do 750[k buys], that’s where I place the line. Everyone thinks...

Jan 1, 2015 8:24 pm

Jones And Cormier Get Into It In Hotel Hallway, So Do Their Camps

A video posted by Tyson Griffin (@tysongriffin) on Jan 1, 2015 at 6:47pm PST The hype is real, and it’s boiling over anytime these two come face to face. Tyson Griffin Breaks it down: This was just before previous video. Jones clearly isn’t walking toward @dc_mma but at least he chose nicer words to use...