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Feb 12, 2015 11:07 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov In The Works For May’s UFC 187

  A highly anticipated lightweight matchup between Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov is reportedly in the work’s for the UFC 187. While not official, UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 reported that the bout is being heavily considered. UFC 187 is expected to take place on May 23, from a yet to be announced...

Feb 12, 2015 10:55 am

Romero vs. ‘Jacare’ Rebooked For UFC on FOX 15 Co-main Event

A key middleweight bout featuring Yoel Romero taking on ‘Jacare’ Souza has been re-booked and will now serve as the co-main event for April’s UFC on FOX 15 event. Ariel Helwani reported the news on Wednesday night’s edition of “UFC Tonight” on FOX Sports 1. Former Strikeforce middleweight title holder Ronaldo Souza is currently riding...

Feb 12, 2015 10:51 am

Joe Rogan Destroys These Mits

UFC commentator Joe Rogan’s martial arts expertise is something to behold. Check it: Getting some work in today with my good friend and awesome trainer @thejustinmilos A video posted by Joe Rogan (@joerogan) on Feb 11, 2015 at 12:07pm PST


Feb 12, 2015 10:45 am

Nick Diaz: “I love my brother”

Fresh off his latest Octagon appearance, UFC bad boy Nick Diaz showed off his softer side with a recent shoutout to his younger brother, Nate Diaz. Thought you might like this: @natediaz209 #IlovemyB #soldier @natediaz209 #IlovemyB #soldier A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Feb 12, 2015 at 2:59am PST

Feb 12, 2015 10:11 am

“STILL BEEFIN!”

Miesha Tate and Sarah Kaufman first fought back in 2009 under the Strikeforce banner (pictured), and they’re “still beefin”, six-years later. Check it: I wasn't going to bother posting a picture of the break in my orbital bone BUT since Kaufman referred… http://t.co/alM76hp013 — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) February 11, 2015 Look who shows up to...

Feb 12, 2015 10:00 am

Ronda’s Mom Posts Photos Of Ronda’s Random Drug Test

Ronda Rousey is not exempt from the recent PED crackdown in the UFC. And as such, the State of California decided to pay her a visit for a random drug screening. Ronda’s mom reacts: That “everyone is doping” excuse? I call bullshit. Here’s @RondaRousey today doing CSAC drug test pic.twitter.com/WztDYt1EqX — DrAnnMaria (@DrAnnMaria) February 11,...

Feb 12, 2015 4:40 am

Report: Anderson Silva Failed A Second Drug Test

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva has seen better days. Following very controversial news that he had failed an out-of-competition drug test for steroids, reports are now coming out that he failed a second test as well. MMAJunkie.com has it: Multiple sources close to the situation on Wednesday confirmed to MMAjunkie that Silva...

Feb 12, 2015 4:31 am

Top 5 UFC Celebrations

Michael Bisping, Kenny Florian and Brendan Schaub list their top 5 celebrations in this segment of UFC Now, episode 204. Watch the full episode on UFC FIGHT PASS.

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

“Mighty Mouse”: ‘Suspend PED violators for 4 years’

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson has an answer for the UFC’s new battle with Performance Enhancing Drugs (PEDs). Using his role as guest-host on last night’s edition of UFC Tonight, Johnson suggested that harsher punishments may resolve the issue. Check it: “I’m pretty sure if you made [suspensions] four years that they lost...

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

Bisping: ‘There needs to be harsher penalties for PED users’

“Dana White said if people are using it, they’re going to get caught. We’re seeing that. For people who don’t know too much about the sport and see legends like Anderson Silva get caught, it looks bad and leaves a bad tasted in people’s mouths. I’d like to see every main event and co-main event...

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

D.C.: ‘PED failures not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more testing’

“When you look at social media, fans are saying this is bad for the UFC. I say it’s good. It’s working. Keep it up. It’s exposing these guys who are taking short cuts. Keep testing these guys. Tell them they can’t keep cheating. It’s not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more [testing]....

Feb 12, 2015 4:22 am

Rashad Evans Out Another 6-7 Months

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, “Suga” Rashad Evans will be out of action for an additional 6-7 months following a second surgery to repair his knee. Much like Dominick Cruz, Evan’s first attempt to repair his ACL failed, requiring a second surgery, which already took place. UFC tonight broke the news on Wednesday night’s broadcast. “I...

Feb 12, 2015 4:20 am

NOW A BLACKZILIAN!

Stefan “Skyscraper” Struve is switching things up ahead of his next Octagon appearance. According to last night’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, the longtime UFC heavyweight will be training at Blackzilian headquarters, in South Florida. No immediate information is known regarding the switch, however Struve is expected to spend his next training...

Feb 12, 2015 4:17 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #041, With Faber — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! Team Alpha Male Radio is back Thursday with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Team of The Year, Team Alpha Male. Team Alpha Male Founder Urijah Faber will be in attendance tonight for his first interview regarding his recently announced mega-fight against Frankie Edgar. This is MMA’s best Video Podcast,...

Feb 12, 2015 4:10 am

UFC Champ Esparza Feels “Overlooked by the UFC Machine”

“If you are asking me if I feel a little overlooked by the ‘UFC machine’ while Paige seemingly is getting a lot of play, then I would be lying if I said that thought didn’t cross my mind. I feel so lucky to have been able to accomplish such amazing things in my WMMA career,...

Feb 12, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rising: Conor McGregor (Trailer)

UFC Rising showcases the emerging stars of the Octagon and right now no star is shining brighter than the brash Irishman, Conor McGregor. While his attitude makes the world take notice, explore how he backs it up, breaking down his best performances in The Film Room and his overwhelming athleticism in The Lab. Then take...

Feb 12, 2015 3:59 am

Fast Fight Finishes From The Regional Scene

Bas Rutten says it every week, No Single Kicks! Here are “Viewer Submissions” from Shamrock FC, Rogue FC, Absolute Combat Berkut, and BlacKOut Fights.

Feb 11, 2015 5:22 pm

Faber on Edgar Fight: “This is one for the history books”

The UFC makes its much anticipated live event debut in Manila when it brings the Octagon to the Mall of Arena Asia on Saturday, May 16. The main event will see former lightweight champion and current No. 1 ranked featherweight mixed martial artist Frankie “The Answer” Edgar face fellow American Urijah “The California Kid” Faber...

Feb 11, 2015 5:17 pm

Faber Moves Up, Takes On Edgar In UFC Headliner

    Team Alpha Male founder, Urijah “The California Kid” Faber is set to return to the featherweight division he once ruled over. UFC officials took to Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight and confirmed BJPENN.COM’s earlier report that Urijah Faber vs. Frankie Edgar had been booked. The two will meet in the UFC Fight Night...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 11, 2015 12:02 pm

Rousey, Zingano Hit Up For Random Drug Tests By CSAC

The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) has requested drug tests on this month’s UFC 184 headliners, Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano. And in a volatile climate in need of trustworthy fighters, the world sits and waits. The CSAC has already received a sample from Cat Zingano, and according to THIS REPORT (Via MMAFighting.com), Ronda Rousey...