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Jan 4, 2015 4:42 pm

CM Punk On Askren Trash Talk: “I’ll Talk To Ben”

Following the announcement of the UFC signing CM Punk, fans, fighters, and former fighters all began giving their take on the situation. One of the fighters against the signing is Ben Askren, who said the following: @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move....

Jan 4, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC Removes 8 Fighters From Roster

The UFC has reportedly removed 8 fighters from their roster, with some cuts being confirmed by the fighters, while others have yet to be confirmed by the UFC. The following fighters have reportedly been released: * indicates confirmed Issac Vallie-Flagg* Phil Harris* – Retired from MMA while signed with UFC Fabricio Camoes Garett Whiteley Wagner...

Jan 4, 2015 4:20 pm

Lombard Calls For Fight Against MacDonald

Recently it was announced Tarec Saffiedine was forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night bout against Matt Brown next month. With Hector Lombard defeating Josh Burkina last night at UFC 182, many are calling for a bout between Brown and Lombard. Lombard spoke about the possibility at the post-fight press conference, saying he would...

Jan 4, 2015 3:34 pm

Rockhold: ‘Cormier Didn’t Fight To His Potential’

Daniel Cormier’s longtime friend and training partner Luke Rockhold spoke after Cormier lost to Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 182 in a highly anticipated grudge match. He spoke to Ariel Helwani. “I’m bummed, Daniel, I love him like a brother, and he just, he didn’t go out there and fight to his...

Jan 4, 2015 1:19 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 5 Bouts For Upcoming Events

This week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking several bouts for upcoming events in the new year. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the UFC matchmaking realm with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have a late opponent change for January 24th’s UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden. Mairbek Taisumov...

Jan 4, 2015 1:18 pm

Cain Velasquez Comforts Daniel Cormier Backstage

Following his UFC 182 loss to Jon Jones, an emotional Daniel Cormier headed backstage to his locker room. Along the way he was met by training partner and friend Cain Velasquez, along with Luke Rockhold, who comforted a very emotional DC. Check it out:

Jan 4, 2015 11:46 am

REPORT: Tito Ortiz Gets In NYE Street Fight

This is only one side of the story, though multiple eye witnesses attest some kind of fight did take place, no one credible and unbiased gave any account — so lets not bash tito, and make that clear to the reader. On New Years Eve, UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz and David Tarrel were...

Jan 4, 2015 11:31 am

Ari Shaffir And Duncan Trussell Troll UFC 182 Viewers With On-Screen Kiss

Some UFC 182 viewers may have caught the somewhat bizarre scene in the background during Nate Marquardt and Brad Tavares fight on the main card. In the background, sitting cageside were comedians Ari Shaffir and Duncan Trussell, friends of Joe Rogan. The pair were apparently seen making ‘Illuminati’ triangle hand gestures throughout the night on...

Jan 4, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver Preview

Last night following UFC 182, Jon Anik, Brian Stann and Dominick Cruz showed a preview of UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver, which goes down Sunday January 18th. The full fight lineup is currently as follows: Main Card (Fox Sports 1 7 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez...

Jan 4, 2015 11:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Werdum Warns Jones ‘Stay At Your Division’

UFC heavyweight interim champion Fabricio Werdum put Jon Jones on notice last night after Jones defeated Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision. Werdum took to Twitter to warn Jones against a potential move to heavyweight. @JonnyBones good fight tonight against @dc_mma but better you stay there at your division. #vaicavalo @danawhite — Fabricio Werdum (@FabricioWerdum) January...

Jan 4, 2015 11:05 am

R.I.P. Stuart Scott

After a memorable night of fights last night at UFC 182, the world awoke to heartbreaking news from ESPN, that longtime ESPN anchor, and MMA fan, Stuart Scott, lost his longtime battle to cancer at the age of 49 after battling the disease for 8 years. Scott battled with cancer for several years, refusing to...

Jan 4, 2015 10:44 am

Jones Explains Vulgar Gesture Towards Cormier Post-Fight

With just a few seconds left in the 5th round of Jones vs. Cormier, Jones put his hands up in celebration. For unknown reasons, Cormier let go of Jones leg and gave up on the takedown and began to walk away, Jones landed a clean punch on DC before the final bell rang. The bell...

Jan 4, 2015 10:19 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Jones Win Over Cormier

Last night, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier collided in an epic light heavyweight showdown that saw Jones retain the light heavyweight strap after 25 minutes of action. As always, the Twitter-verse was going wild throughout the entire bout, and we have compiled some of the best reactions for you below. Dc can't fight like this....

Jan 4, 2015 9:27 am

Jones: ‘2015 Will Be The Year I Solidify GOAT Status’

With his win over Daniel Cormier last night at UFC 182, the talks of Jon Jones status as the ‘GOAT’ (Greatest Of All Time) have become more apparent. Jones spoke about his resume for potentially being the GOAT, at the post-fight press conference, saying: “My plan is to be the greatest fighter of all time....

Jan 4, 2015 9:20 am

Dana White: ‘UFC 182 PPV Buys Through The Roof’

Ahead of UFC 182, UFC President Dana White expected the event, which featured a grudge match between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, to do well over 750,000 PPV buys. Following the event last night, at the post-fight press conference, Dana White spoke about the numbers, but wouldn’t go into detail as far as what the...

Jan 4, 2015 9:07 am

Cerrone Critiques Jury Fight: “I’m Upset With My Performance”

Donald Cerrone put on an incredibly dominant performance against Myles Jury in the co-main event of UFC 182, countering Jury’s takedown in the first round, and transitioning into an Omoplata before taking Jury’s back for the remainder of the round, nearly choking Jury out with a RNC. In the second and third round, Cerrone landed...

Jan 4, 2015 8:45 am

Jones Not Moved By Cormier’s Tears Post-Fight

At the UFC 182 post-fight press conference, an emotional Daniel Cormier spoke about his 5-round bout against Jon Jones. As Cormier wiped tears from his eyes, media members applauded, with Jones briefly joining in. After his harsh words in the Octagon post-fight, Jones was asked if seeing Cormier being so emotional impacted him. The champ...

Jan 4, 2015 8:31 am

Cormier: “This Is Not Going To Ruin Me”

Following an action packed night of fights at UFC 182 that saw Jon Jones defeat Daniel Cormier via unanimous decision, Jones and Cormier joined media members for the post-fight press conference. An emotional Cormier spoke about the bout: “I worked so hard to try to become a champion at he highest level for a very...