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Dec 9, 2013 8:05 am

POLL RESULTS: Are you still a fan of Ronda Rousey?

13,000 people took part in last week’s BJPENN.COM poll, asking fans if Ronda Rousey was still worthy of your devotion as a fan. Following her stint on the UFC’s hit reality series, ‘The Ultimate Fighter’, many fans believe that Ronda Rousey is no longer the picture perfect poster child for women’s MMA. Internet chatter would...

Dec 8, 2013 3:19 pm

UFC 171 Adds Ovince St. Preux vs. Thiago Silva to Lineup

Originally slated to co-main event UFC Fight Night 35, Ovince St. Preux vs. Thiago Silva has officially been added to UFC 171. UFC 171 is scheduled to take place on March 15, 2014 in Dallas Texas. Ovince St. Preux commanded attention while fighting for former employers at Strikeforce. He was victorious in five of his...

Dec 8, 2013 1:37 pm

WSOF Aims to Hold 8-10 Events Next Year, 2 of Which May Air on NBC

World Series of Fighting held their inaugural show in November of 2012 on NBC Sports Network. With established names like Andrei Arlovski and prospects like Tyrone Spong fighting for them, the future looked promising for their promotion. They would go on to hold six events in 2013, crowning their featherweight and welterweight champions in the...

Dec 8, 2013 12:21 pm

Jake Shields vs. Hector Lombard Signed for UFC 171

UFC welterweights Jake Shields and Hector Lombard are set to meet in the octagon at UFC 171 on March 15th, ESPN confirms. Jake Shields has been on an impressive run while in the UFC not having lost a fight since 2011. After winning a split decision against Tyron Woodley, Shields went on to pick up...

Dec 7, 2013 10:39 am

.gif | Replay: Bigfoot & Hunt’s Epic 5-Round War

In last night’s main event, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva and Mark Hunt engaged in a literal war spanning the course of their 25-minute bout. It was hard to score, impossible to look away and in the end the fight was scored a draw and is being called a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. If you missed...

Dec 7, 2013 10:27 am

.gif | Replay: Shogun Silences Critics With This K.O. Over Te Huna

In last night’s co-main event former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, made short work of his opponent James Te Huna. Te Huna was actually billed as the betting favorite, but it only took 1-minute for ‘Shogun’ to hit his switch and turn the Australian’s lights off. Check it: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:15 am

.gif | Replay: Soa Palelei Takes Out Pat Barry In Brutal KO

Last night during the UFC Fight night 33 main card, Soa Palelei took out longtime UFC veteran Pat Barry with a brutal assault of ground and pound that made Pat go to sleep. If you missed the action, below are some replays. (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:10 am

.gif | Replay: Ryan Bader Man Handles Anthony Perosh

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 33 event, Ryan Bader looked to return to his winning ways and did so with sheer and utter dominance over Australia’s own Anthony Perosh. If you missed the bout here are some highlights: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 10:00 am

.gif | Replay: Highlights From Julie Kedzie’s Retirement Fight

Female fighting standout, Julie Kedzie, took to the cage for the last time Friday night when she dropped a split-decision to UFC newcomer, Bethe Correia. If you missed her fight, check out the highlights below: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 7, 2013 9:50 am

.gif | Replay: Nam Phan vs Takeya Mizugaki Highlights

Last night in Australia a bantamweight bout between Nam Phan and Takeya Mizugaki almost stole the show. Had it not been for Hunt vs. Bigfoot, this fight would have easily garnered ‘Fight of the Night’ honors. Check out some of the action below: (.gif cred goes to @ZProphet_MMA)

Dec 6, 2013 10:56 pm

QUICK TWITT | Julie Kedzie Announces Retirement Following UFC Fight Night 33

“Before walking out to my fight today, I had a long talk with my coach and we decided that this would be my last MMA fight,” Julie Kedzie tweeted Friday night following her UFC Fight Night 33 bout against Bethe Correira in Brisbane, Australia.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Longtime veteran of women’s MMA,...

Dec 6, 2013 9:00 am

‘UFC Fight Night 33: Hunt vs. Bigfoot’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

Starting at 6:00 p.m. PST, BJPENN.COM will be providing our readers with live results and round-by-round action from tonight’s UFC Fight Night 33 main card event going down in Brisbane Australia. If you aren’t going to be attending live or cannot make the broadcast on FOX Sports 1, tune in right here to follow along...

Dec 6, 2013 8:38 am

Watch UFC Fight Night 33’s online prelim on BJPENN.COM at 6:30 p.m ET

Prior to today’s FOX Sports 1-broadcast prelims and main card, BJPENN.COM will be airing UFC Fight Night 33’s lone online preliminary match-up at 6:30 p.m. ET (3:30 p.m. PT). Welterweights Alex Garcia (10-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Ben Wall (7-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will both be making their UFC debuts. Once the bout has completed, the...

Dec 6, 2013 8:20 am

Mark Hunt Lost Hearing in JDS Fight

When interviewed recently by MMA.TV, UFC Fight Night 33 headliner Mark Hunt discussed his last loss against recent title challenger Junior Dos Santos. “I thought I did well in the first round then I got caught with that big shot. My hearing was gone. I couldn’t hear my corner, I couldn’t hear anything… It was...

Dec 6, 2013 8:13 am

Fabricio Werdum to Train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for Cain Velasquez Bout

UFC heavyweight fighter Fabricio Werdum (right) has a good thing going at Kings MMA in Southern California; but according to legendary coach and trainer Rafael Cordeiro, Werdum and team will be traveling to Florida to train with Steve Mocco at American Top Team for additional support as the fighter prepares to challenge UFC heavyweight champion...

Dec 6, 2013 8:10 am

ONE FC 13 Results: Oishi KO’s Banario to retain Featherweight strap

ONE FC 13, also known as “ONE FC: Moment of Truth,” took place yesterday live from MOA Arena in Manila, Philippines. The packed crowd in attendance were treated to a night of thrilling fights, which culminated in a much anticipated rematch between the Philippines’ first ever MMA world champion Honorio Banario (8-3 MMA), taking on...

Dec 6, 2013 8:00 am

Fertitta: New York Won’t Make Or Break The UFC

Fifteen years ago, the UFC was in dire straits. Only a handful of states would allow them to set up shop within their borders, and when they did get to put on an event, live crowds of two to three thousand people would be considered a success. One of the UFC shows was actually held in...

Dec 6, 2013 7:44 am

John Moraga set to fight Dustin Ortiz at UFC Fight Night 35

Flyweight contenders John Moraga (13-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC, pictured) and Dustin Ortiz (12-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) are set to face off next month at UFC Fight Night 35 scheduled to take place at the Arena at Gwinnett Center in Duluth, Ga. The event is set to air on FOX Sports 1 on January 15 with Luke Rockhold...

Dec 6, 2013 7:27 am

Nick Catone vs Tom Watson Added to 169

Another bout has been added to the quickly filling Super Bowl weekend card. Nick Catone (9-4 MMA, 3-4 UFC) will fight Tom Watson (16-6 MMA, 1-2 UFC) at UFC 169, UFC officials announced Thursday. Both fighters are looking to come back from losses. Catone last fought at the TUF 16 Finale in December of 2012, where he...

Dec 5, 2013 9:19 am

Yves Jabouin vs. Eddie Wineland Set for UFC on FOX 10

Bantamweight fighters Yves Jabouin and Eddie Wineland are set to face off on the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 10, which takes place January 25 at the United Center in Chicago, Il.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   The UFC has added a bantamweight bout between Yves Jabouin and Eddie Wineland to January’s event,...

Dec 5, 2013 8:45 am

Tatsuya Kawajiri Gets Opponent for UFC Fight Night 34: Undefeated Sean Soriano

The long-awaited UFC debut of Japanese MMA superstar Tatsuya Kawajiri will take place at UFC Fight Night 34; and with his original opponent in Hacran Dias forced out of the bout, Kawajiri is set to welcome undefeated Sean Soriano to the UFC.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   UFC officials announced today that Japanese superstar...

Dec 5, 2013 8:35 am

EXCLUSIVE | ‘Bigfoot’ Silva more than ready for Hunt at UFC Fight Night 33

UFC heavyweight Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was the lone guest on last Friday’s BJPENN.COM Radio show. Silva, of course, is slated to face fellow American Top Team teammate Mark Hunt on Dec. 7 from Brisbane, Australia at ‘UFC Fight Night 33: Bigfoot vs. Hunt.’ Silva discusses fighting a teammate, being there when Hunt injured his leg...

Dec 5, 2013 8:34 am

Ben Askren And Phil Baroni Verbally Spar On Twitter

Ladies and gentlemen, it looks like we might finally get our superfight… no more arguing with your friends over who would beat who; no more crossing your fingers, hoping that these two MMA giants eventually meet in the cage – the wait is over. Phil Baroni and Ben Askren are (probably) going to get it on....

Dec 5, 2013 8:33 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 1) | TUF18’s Raquel Pennington Talks Modafferi Fight at TUF Finale

Raquel Pennington’s fight at The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale marked her official debut for the UFC, a fight in which she would go on to earn the unanimous decision victory over fellow TUF18 competitor, Roxanne Modafferi.  Pennington spoke to BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cageside Radio about what it was like to finally fight inside the UFC’s...

Dec 5, 2013 8:32 am

EXCLUSIVE | Matt Brown talks upcoming fight with Condit and more

By Evan Stoumbelis Recently I was fortunate enough to interview top welterweight contender Matt “The Immortal” Brown on his upcoming fight with Carlos Condit, GSP vs. Hendricks, how he got his start in the sport and more. As always, Matt’s responses are italicized. How is training for the Condit fight going?: So far so good...