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Dec 6, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 181 Results: Samman Brutally KOs Gordan with Head Kick

Josh Samman told his coaches he was going to knock Eddie Gordan out with a head kick, and he was right! Eddie Gordan was on his way to racking up a decision victory by wrestling his way to the end of the fight, but his refusal to advance positioning forced the referee to stand them...

Dec 6, 2014 5:55 pm

UFC 181 Results: Anderson Picks Up Decision Win Over Jones

For those of you hoping this was an Anderson Silva and Jon Jones post, stick around anyway. This bout between Justin Jones and Corey Anderson was still extremely entertaining. These two athletes refused to take the fight to the ground and threw bombs in the first ten seconds! Corey “Beastin’ 25/8” Anderson and Justin “Lazy...

Dec 6, 2014 5:22 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pennington Puts Smith to Sleep with a Bulldog Choke

Raquel Pennington pulls off the last-second win! The majority of the first round took place in the clinch and both women were cut open by sharp strikes. As scrappy as the fight was at the start, it got even more interesting in the last second of the round. Pennington was able to grab hold of...

Dec 6, 2014 4:58 pm

UFC 181 Results: Little Pettis Batters Hobar, Earns Decision Win

Unlike his big brother, Sergio Pettis has been appearing in the octagon regularly since his UFC debut in November 2013. He has shown improvement every time he stepped in the octagon and it was no different with his performance tonight against Matt Hobar. Pettis was dropped in the opening seconds of the fight and spent...


Dec 6, 2014 4:31 pm

UFC 181 Results: Collard Beats White in Opening Bout

UFC 181 in underway! The opening round was back and forth and could have gone either way. Both men opened up with unorthodox striking and had hard shots land, but it was Collard who looked more technical. He was able to dictate where the fight went and his level changing was effective. White benefited from...

Dec 6, 2014 2:31 pm

UFC 181 Official Live Results Thread

If you’re unable to watch UFC 181, BJPENN.com has you covered! Check out the live results for the event below! Main Card (PPV – 7 p.m. PT) Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez by way of Submission (Mounted Guillotine) 1:53 of Round 2 Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub by way of...

Dec 6, 2014 1:56 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC adds three bouts to upcoming events

The UFC has added two bouts to the upcoming UFC on FOX 14 card, and a high profile bout to UFC 182 in January. First up is Mirsad Bektic vs. Alan Omer, which will go down from Sweden on January 24th. Bektic is undefeated in both his MMA career, as well as his time under...

Dec 6, 2014 12:15 pm

Report: UFC Reebok Deal Worth $70million

The UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok is worth a reported $70 million. The U.K. Telegraph has the scoop, which stated the deal is worth $70 million over a 6-year period. The deal will see fighters earnings partly determined by their placement on the UFC’s official rankings, and partly by how well their merchandise sells....

Dec 6, 2014 12:14 pm

Emelianenko Bans Smoking In Prison Cell

Alexander Emelianenko, the brother of MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko, who is currently incarcerated for allegedly raping a female maid, has banned smoking in what appears to be his cell, as well as his immediate area. According to our understanding via Google Translate, in the ‘chamber rules’, with chamber likely meaning cell, Emelianenko can ban others...

Dec 6, 2014 12:13 pm

Coach: Hendricks vs. Lawler II To See A ‘Whole Different Johny’

As fight fans get ready for UFC 181 tonight, Johny Hendricks coach says they will see a “Whole different Johny,” in the rematch with Robbie Lawler. “You can’t really deny Robbie, you know. He iced [Jake] Ellenberger and dominated Matt Brown. I think he deserves that spot. I don’t think there’s anyone more deserving than...

Dec 6, 2014 12:12 pm

McGregor Readying For Film Following Next UFC Bout

According to Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight, UFC featherweight star Conor McGregor has received several movie deals that the Irish star will entertain after his fight with Dennis Siver. McGregor’s manager stated that the deals are “In the works.” What are your thoughts on UFC stars signing movie deals while still in their fighting career?...

Dec 6, 2014 12:11 pm

Roufus Hoping For Askren UFC Deal

Ben Askren has widely been believed to be one of the best fighters in the world not signed to the UFC. It’s no secret that Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t have the best relationship, but his coach, Duke Roufus, hopes one day Askren will get signed. “I see it happening.” “I love both...

Dec 6, 2014 12:10 pm

Reebok Deal Not good For Greg Jackson

“Definitely it’s not good for the coaches. But it’s not about the coaches. It’s about the fighters at the end of the day. The coaches are here for support. Myself and some of the other ones that have been sponsored, I’m sure we’re gonna lose that unless they want to stick with us outside the...

Dec 6, 2014 9:21 am

Dethrone Royalty Founder Reacts To UFC Uniform

The founder of Dethrone Royalty clothing, which sponsors fighters like Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler, is one of the many brand owners that will be affected by the UFC’s new uniform deal. Nick Swinmum posted the following Tweet, and then the following message on The UnderGround. Heard uniform announcement coming tomorrow. We were never about...

Dec 6, 2014 8:25 am

Rustam Khabilov Out of UFC 182 with visa issues

Rustam Khabilov has been forced out of his UFC 182 bout against Danny Castillo of Team Alpha Male, in early 2015. MMAJunkie broke the story, which stated that due to visa issues, Khabilov would be unable to compete on the card, and the UFC would be seeking a replacement. Khabilov’s last outing came as a...

Dec 6, 2014 8:04 am

Ronda Rousey gets billboard in New York

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has earned herself a massive billboard in Times Square for Buffalo brand clothing. Check it out.

Dec 5, 2014 9:25 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Brazil Has A New Champ! Tiburcio Dethrones Waterson

Hercia Tiburcio dethroned the queen. Critics claimed Tiburcio was just another punching/kicking bag for Waterson to beat up, but she proved the naysayers wrong when she dominated Waterson for three rounds straight. She did an amazing job dictating where the fight went, making Waterson fight HER fight. Tiburcio obviously wanted nothing to do with Waterson...

Dec 5, 2014 8:49 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Evinger Dominates Dandois, Makes Her Tap in Round 2

Tonya Evinger is a monster. Cindy Dandois had no chance in defeating Evinger tonight as she was dominated and controlled from the get-go. Dandois, usually the aggressor when it comes to takedowns, was taken down early on and was in danger of being submitted right away. Evinger smothered her and when she was not working...

Dec 5, 2014 8:27 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Modafferi Rallies In 3rd Round, Gets Decision Win Over Lee

This fight was as close as it could get! Lee had the advantage with striking in the first round when she clobbered Modafferi with a straight kick to the face, but Modafferi was the better striker in the second. When the fight went to the canvas, both ladies made excellent moves in the grappling department....

Dec 5, 2014 8:02 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Bennett Beats Maia, Remains Undefeated

DeAnna Bennett and Jennifer Maia brought the crowd to their feet with their fifteen minute fight of the night performance. Even though it was a one-sided affair in favor of Bennett, Maia brought the fight and did not back down for one moment. Maia may have taken the center of the cage for the majority...

Dec 5, 2014 7:25 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Morgan Picks Up Decision Win Against Wawro

Peggy Morgan and Andria Wawro slowed down the pacing of the event with their low-octane slug fest. Neither woman was interested in taking the fight to the ground and they were apprehensive to get within striking distance. This led to ten minutes of pitter-patter punches and a few decent combinations from both women. The action...

Dec 5, 2014 6:58 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Grasso TKOs Gray In Less Than Two Minutes!

Alexa Grasso improved her record to 6-0 tonight as she dominated Alida Gray in the third fight of the night! Grasso wobbled Gray with a straight right hand and hunted her down like prey. As Gray stumbled back to the fence, Grasso cut her off with an INSANE right hook/left hook/right uppercut/left hook combination that...

Dec 5, 2014 6:48 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Frey Makes Robb Tap Out in Round 1

Jinh Yu Frey gave us the first finish of the night! Frey gained back control after Robb gave it to her when they were fighting for positioning on the cage fence. Robb tried to escape by flopping on the mat, but it actually gave Frey better positioning. While on the canvas, Frey was able to...

Dec 5, 2014 6:38 pm

Invicta FC 10 Results: Ostovich Defeats Johnson by way of Split Decision

Evva Johnson and Rachael Ostovich kicked off tonight’s event with a fifteen minute bout in the flyweight division. Invicta FC took over UFC Fight Pass at 9:00 ET with their tenth card. Ostovich impressed with her performance tonight. She controlled the cage and dictated the pace of the action. Johnson showed some grappling skills when...

Dec 5, 2014 6:03 pm

“Invicta 10: Waterson vs. Tiburcio” Live Results

Invicta 10 invades Houston, Texas with their tenth card tonight! “The Karate Hottie” Michelle Waterson headlines the card again, but this time against Herica Tiburcio. Will tonight’s title defense be any different than her last, or will Tiburcio actually present a challenge and land an offensive move? Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the...

Dec 5, 2014 1:18 pm

Dana White: ‘Anthony Pettis is pound-for-pound the best fighter in the world’

“Honestly, I think Pettis is the pound-for-pound best fighter in the world, if the kid can stay healthy. This kid is able to do things to people that other people can’t do. The famous run-off-the-cage kick, he bounces off the cage and hits people with knees. “The thing is with him, he’s so powerful with...