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Apr 25, 2014 9:50 am

Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson: ‘I was young and stupid in first UFC stint’

Anthony Johnson is a familiar face for UFC fans. The former welterweight fighter is notorious for his string of failed weigh-in attempts while under his first stint with the promotion. The multiple failures to make weight, eventually lead to his release. Having bounced back from those dark times, ‘Rumble’ is set for a co-main event,...

Apr 25, 2014 8:39 am

Cormier on Cain: ‘His endurance is all mental’

When we watch some of our favorite fighters, especially our champions and top 5 guys, one trait they all seem to share is an almost super human gas tank. Fighters like Clay Guida are known for keeping an unreal, bouncing pace for rounds and rounds, often frustrating and exhausting his opponent. John Dodson is always...

Apr 24, 2014 8:58 pm

Cyborg Responds To Latest Dana Rant: ‘I Like Wanderlei. Rousey is a paper champ’

Lately, Cris Cyborg finds herself at the wrong end of every joke. Earlier today, Dana White totally blasted the Invicta FC champion, going as far as mimicking her walking in high-heels. Cyborg took to MMAFighting.com to respond: “I thought the comparison was funny. I’m a big fan of Wanderlei Silva, he’s a big international idol.”...

Apr 24, 2014 5:00 pm

Myles Jury vs. Abel Trujillo Set for UFC Fight Night in Texas

Lightweights Myles Jury and Abel Trujillo are set to duke it out at ‘UFC Fight Night: Swanson vs. Stephens’ on June 28th in San Antonio, Texas. The bout was made official when UFC.COM announced it on Thursday afternoon. Myles Jury turned some heads when he debuted at ‘The Ultimate Fighter 15 Finale’ in 2012. He...

Apr 24, 2014 4:53 pm

QUICK TWITT | Dana White welcomes back Andrei Arlovski

UFC president Dana White recently took to twitter to announce that former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski (21-10 MMA) has re-signed with the promotion. @danawhite: “Welcome back Andrei Arlovski!” Arlovski has put together an impressive 6-1, 1 no contest, record over his past eight outings. “The Pit Bull’s” most recent win came over Andreas Kraniotakes, whom he defeated via TKO...

Apr 24, 2014 3:00 pm

White Defends Rousey, Blasts Cyborg Over Her Looks

Birds of a feather… While attending today’s media event in Baltimore, UFC President Dana White discussed Cris Cyborg, Ronda Rousey and the trend of call-outs, insults, and challenges going back and forth between the two. Once again, Marc Raimondi of FOX Sports, Tweeted from the scene: Dana White compares Ronda calling Cyborg an it with...

Apr 24, 2014 2:54 pm

QUICK TWITT | White Will Give ‘Rumble’ A Lifetime Ban If He Misses Weight

There’s a lot at stake for Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson this Friday. He’s scheduled to face Phil Davis this Saturday in the UFC 172 co-main event, but he needs to make the contracted weight limit first. Something he’s failed to do on numerous occasions with the UFC. During today’s media event, Dana White touched on the...

Apr 24, 2014 12:51 pm

Jones Changes Tune – Now Blames Employee For Homophobic Comments

UFC code of conduct violators, who do so on social media, will always and forever have an easy-out for saying things they may regret later. And they can thank Jon Jones, and his recent campaign of misinformation, for this ‘Violators Guide to Keeping Your Job.’ Recently the UFC light-heavyweight champion was accused of tormenting a...

Apr 24, 2014 12:36 pm

Jim Miller: “I Satisfy Myself” By Dominating & Finishing

“From day one, I fight to satisfy myself. With the contracts, I get paid twice as much if I win than if I lose. So, obviously winning is number one, but I’m not satisfied with the judges having to come into play. “You’ve never seen me get excited (about?) it.You’ve probably never seen me smile...

Apr 24, 2014 11:15 am

‘Mighty Mouse’ Defends UFC’s Contender Decisions

“It’s not like Mortal Kombat where before you fight Shao Khan you have to fight Kintaro. It’s not like that, if it was like that everybody would have to fight John Dodson and Joseph Benavidez and they wouldn’t get passed those guys. That’s how it is. If Ali Bagautinov would have to beat those guys...

Apr 24, 2014 10:46 am

Coach: Khabib Nurmagomedov Deserves No. 1 Contender Fight

“Well, it would be advantageous, in his position, with as many wins as he’s had in the UFC that he has a No. 1 contender’s spot in his next fight. I think it’s only logical, I think the fans would want to see it. And I think Joe Rogan said that he and Anthony Pettis,...

Apr 24, 2014 7:53 am

Josh Barnett Injury-Free And Ready To Return To The Octagon

It looks like “The Baby-Faced Assa…” er, “The Warmaster” is ready for his return to the cage. After being put on the sidelines in February due to an unspecific knee injury (first reported by Ariel Helwani on UFC Tonight), Josh Barnett has undergone the necessary rehabilitation and is ready to get back into the hunt...

Apr 24, 2014 7:39 am

Ryan Bader vs Rafael Cavalcante added to UFC 174

On Wednesday afternoon, The Canadian Press announced the addition of light heavyweights Ryan Bader and Rafael Cavalcante to the UFC 174 card. UFC 174 will be taking place on June 14 at the Rogers Area in Vancouver, and while the card is not yet complete, it is anticipated that Bader vs. Cavalcante will be a...

Apr 23, 2014 9:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Dhiego Lima’s TUF 19, Episode 2 Blog

  Fresh off the second episode of ‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’, Atlanta’s Dhiego Lima, Team Edgar’s second pick, walks us through his first hand experience of what was seen on tonight’s show. Dhiego is one of the top prospects from this season’s ‘Ultimate Fighter’ reality series and will be blogging for BJPENN.COM each week following...

Apr 23, 2014 9:23 pm

‘TUF 19: Penn vs. Edgar’ Episode 2 Recap – Team Penn Takes Early Lead

The second episode of UFC reality show, The Ultimate Fighter: Season 19  begins with the fighters entering the TUF house for the first time. Aside from the typical room picking, several of the fighters talk about how excited they are to be there. Last episode, with the first fight-pick in hand, Head Coach, BJ Penn...

Apr 23, 2014 6:20 pm

Lombard: Nick Diaz is ‘running’ from me

Hector Lombard is looking for a fight and by the looks of things, there aren’t many takers. Lombard is the only healthy fighter ranked within the UFC’s welterweight division’s top-eight with nothing on the docket. It was reported that earlier this month the UFC tried to pair Lombard against the mercurial Nick Diaz. But that...

Apr 23, 2014 5:27 pm

Edson Barboza: ‘Cerrone Got Lucky, Give Me A Rematch’

Excuses are like… A punch was thrown. A punch landed. Edson Barboza lost to Donald Cerrone. But for the Brazilian, Cerrone’s perfectly timed strike was all just a bit of luck. “I just want to fight again as soon as possible. If UFC gives me a rematch, I will be there. I want to keep...

Apr 23, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Salary Report: Fabricio Werdum Top Earner

Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Apr 23, 2014 4:23 pm

Former UFC Title Challenger Hermes Franca Deported Following Prison Sentence

By Evan Stoumbelis Former UFC fighter Hermes Franca (pictured) has been deported back to Brazil earlier today after serving 2 and a half years of a 3 and a half year sentence stemming from sexual abuse charges. Franca was sentenced to three and a half years in prison after pleading guilty to one count of...