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Sep 27, 2014 8:11 pm

UFC 178 Results: Romero Nearly KOd in Round 2 Only to TKO Kennedy in Round 3

Yoel Romero overpowered Tim Kennedy in the first round and it seemed like he was in full control of the bout. Kennedy showed no signs of frustration and simply waited for an opportunity to present itself. That opportunity presented itself in round two with only seconds remaining. After seeing little offense, Kennedy grabbed the wrist...

Sep 27, 2014 7:37 pm

UFC 178 Results: Zingano Bloodies Nunes and Earns TKO Win

In the opening moments of the first round, Zingano outstruck Nunes and was looking impressive until Nunes turned the tables and took her down. Nunes cracked her with a right hand and proceeded to pummel her. While things were looking bleak for Zingano, she showed great heart by defending intelligently and ultimately escaped danger by...

Sep 27, 2014 6:46 pm

UFC 178 Results: Cruz Makes Successful Return, TKOs Mizugaki in 1 Minute

It has been 1,092 days since Dominick Cruz last fought in the octagon. He needed no more than than sixty-one seconds to finish Takeya Mizugaki. After an authoritative takedown, Mizugaki tried to utilize the cage to wall-walk back to his feet. Cruz was aware of this and caught him with a brutal right hand that...

Sep 27, 2014 6:33 pm

UFC 178 Results: Masvidal Dominant In Victory Against Krause

Jorge Masvidal completely outclassed James Krause in tonight’s fight at UFC 178 on Fox Sports 1. Krause was outgrappled and outstruck for fifteen minutes and did not stand much of a chance against the supreme strategy of veteran Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal took to the center of the octagon and kept a safe distance away from...


Sep 27, 2014 6:05 pm

UFC 178 Results: Thompson Outstrikes Cote and Earns Decision Win

Stephen Thompson’s performance inside the octagon tonight was masterful. Thompson’s stance is heavily influenced by point-karate which means that his hands are often kept down and his lead leg is far ahead of his rear. Cote tried to take away the explosiveness of Thompson’s attack by concentrating his attack on the lead leg of Thompson....

Sep 27, 2014 5:35 pm

UFC 178 Results: Ebersole Picks Up Split Decision Win Over Howard

John “Doomsday” Howard and Brian Ebersole kicked off the Fox Sports 1 preliminary portion of “UFC 178” with a methodical bout. This was a closely contested fight that saw both men waiting for the other to make a move. Doomsday created the illusion of being in control of the fight by taking the center of...

Sep 27, 2014 5:00 pm

UFC 178 Results: Lee Earns Decision Win Against Tuck

Jon Tuck and Kevin Lee concluded the UFC Fight Pass portion of the preliminary bouts with their lightweight fight. Jon Tuck seemed to possess all of the momentum in the opening round, but two low blows in a row caused him a point and ultimately the decision. Lee set up his takedowns with nice combinations...

Sep 27, 2014 4:34 pm

“UFC 178” Results: Gamburyan Makes Comeback, Submits Gibson In Round 2

Manny Gamburyan may have earned himself a “Performance of the Night” bonus with his showing in the octagon tonight against Cody Gibson. This was the first bout of the night and it aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. All signs were pointing to Gamburyan losing by technical knockout as he kept getting wobbled with Gibson’s...

Sep 27, 2014 4:02 pm

Alvarez: Fans Think Cerrone Is God

Eddie Alvarez is set to make his UFC debut tonight at UFC 178 in the co-main event against Donald Cerrone. Ahead of the bout, Alvarez feels that many are counting him out, and he plans on putting on a spectacle on the big stage tonight. He spoke with MMAFighting. “I think [Cerrone] is a little...

Sep 27, 2014 3:54 pm

Cruz: If Ali Can Do It, So Can I

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz is set to make his long awaited return to the UFC tonight as the main-event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 against Takeya Mizugaki. Ahead of the bout, he spoke to Ariel Helwani about his desire to reclaim the belt. “The belt is just a piece of metal....

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Sep 27, 2014 3:31 pm

UFC 178 Embedded: Vlog – Episode 6

It’s fight day! To get fans even more hyped for the fights (if they weren’t already) take a look back at the fighters lives prior to the weigh-ins with episode 6 of the UFC’s Embedded vlog.

Sep 27, 2014 3:13 pm

UFC 178 Stars Sound Off On Whether Or Not Demetrious Johnson Can Be Beat

Demetrious Johnson is set to defend his flyweight championship tonight in the main event of UFC 178 against Chris Cariaso. Leading up to the bout, the stars of UFC 178 gave their thoughts on whether or not Demetrious Johnson can be beat. Donald Cerrone: “I probably tell him (Cariaso) to work the body try to...

Sep 27, 2014 1:50 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Tomorrow Night At 7 P.M. PST With Kenny Monday, JT Taylor, & Jim Ross

Popular Sports Internet Radio with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Listen to BJPenn.com Radio tomorrow night as BJPenn.com Radio is taken over by BattleGrounds MMA. The show is kicked off by Kenny Monday, Kenny is an Olympic gold medalist and three-time All-American wrestler from Oklahoma State University. Kenny also is the President of BattleGrounds MMA. We...

Sep 27, 2014 10:46 am

“UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso” Official Results Thread

In case you can’t catch UFC 178 tonight, you can read up on all the results below! Main Card (Pay-Per View) Demetrious Johnson def. Chris Cariaso by way of Submission (Kimura) 2:29 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Eddie Alvarez by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Conor Poirier def. Dustin Poirier by way...

Sep 27, 2014 10:08 am

Silva: I Won’t Stop Until I Get My Title

Anderson Silva appears to be back, and it sounds like he means business. After losing to Chris Weidman on July 5th in 2013, and losing his middleweight championship Silva released a video saying “I’m back, trust me, I’m back.” However in their rematch in December of 2013, Silva snapped his leg. Now Silva is slated...

Sep 27, 2014 10:03 am

Dana Fires Back At Wanderlei, Says he’s Made $9.7 Million

Wanderlei Silva retired from MMA last month, citing that the UFC tried to turn his fans against him, and saying that they didn’t pay him enough to live. The NSAC has since banned the former PRIDE champion for life, and fined him $70,000, however UFC President Dana White took a recent opportunity to defend his...

Sep 27, 2014 9:55 am

Coach: Mizugaki Is Fighting A Madman

Dominick Cruz is set to return to the UFC tonight after nearly a three year long absence. Cruz, on a quest to reclaim his bantamweight title, has to get through Takeya Mizugaki in the main event of the preliminary card of UFC 178 tonight. His grappling coach, Neil Melanson spoke to MMAMania about Cruz’s evolution...

Sep 27, 2014 9:19 am

Mike Kogan Slams UFC, Despite Deal With Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz recently reached a deal with the UFC, one that will see him fight Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC on FOX 13 in December. The deal ended Diaz’s nearly year-long absence from the sport, after he refused to sign a new deal, saying he wanted more money. Prior to his hiatus, Diaz snapped a...

Sep 27, 2014 9:13 am

Sonnen Forgives Wanderlei

Chael Sonnen has officially retired from MMA, and after a match against Andre Galvao in Metamoris, Sonnen is preparing to step into the booth to call the Battlegrounds fights on October 3rd. Prior to a pair of failed drug tests that led to his retirement, Sonnen was scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, who also failed...

Sep 27, 2014 9:07 am

Romero Overlooked Wrestling For Judo As A Kid

Olympic wrestling silver medalist Yoel Romero admitted that as a child, he wanted to do Judo because he liked the uniform better. The uniform he’s talking about is the Gi, as opposed to the wrestling singlet. Ahead of his bout against Tim Kennedy tonight at UFC 178 he spoke to MMAjunkie Radio about growing up...

Sep 27, 2014 8:59 am

Cavalcante Out Of FN 56, OSP Gets New Opponent

Rafael Cavalcante is officially out of his UFC Fight Night 56 bout against Ovince Saint Preux. The UFC announced that Francimar Barroso would be replacing Cavalcante, who is injured. No word on the severity of Cavalcante’s injury, or what the injury is. OSP was climbing the light heavyweight rankings, and was on a tear, going...

Sep 27, 2014 8:45 am

REPLAY! Vinny Magalhaes Head Kick To Guillotine Finish Over Jason Brilz

Last night was Titan FC 30, where former UFC fighters Vinny Magalhaes and Jason Brilz went head to head for the Titan FC championship. In the co-main event Walel Watson, who was on BJPENN.com Radio last weekend came back from the brink of defeat to win by triangle choke. Check out the highlights.

Sep 27, 2014 8:32 am

Incredible Roy Jones Jr. Highlight Video

Although UFC 178 takes place tonight, when we find a video that we think is worth sharing, we have to share it with our readers. That being said, check out this incredible Roy Jones Jr. highlight video, where Roy makes a strong case for why he’s arguably one of the best, and fastest fighters of...

Sep 27, 2014 8:06 am

DANACAM: Johnson vs. Cariaso Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 took place, headlining the Pay-Per View tonight will be a flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson as he looks to continue his streak as the reigning UFC flyweight champion against Chris Cariaso. Below we have UFC President Dana White’s view of the staredown between the two men.

Sep 27, 2014 7:56 am

DANACAM: Cerrone vs. Alvarez Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Cameramen shot the event from over UFC President Dana White’s shoulder, giving fans a first person view of the action. Here we have the co-main event staredown between Donald Cerrone vs. Eddie Alvarez.

Sep 27, 2014 7:50 am

DANACAM: Zingano vs. Nunes Intense Staredown

Yesterday the weigh-ins for UFC 178 were held. Unbeknownst to the public, a cameraman was filming all the action over Dana White’s shoulder, getting a first-person view of the intensity. Check out the UFC President’s view of the staredown between Cat Zingano and Amanda Nunes.