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Dec 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC Prepping Legal Team To Fight Lawsuit

The UFC has begun the lengthy process of interviewing law firms to defend their company against a recently filed lawsuit that could see the UFC paying $100s of millions. According to The American Lawyer, the UFC has begun interviewing law firms to defend them against the suit. Among the list of firms, and lawyers the...

Dec 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been busy this week, as always, booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts, which is set to go down at UFC 184 on February 28th at the Staples Center. Lewis is coming...

Dec 21, 2014 11:36 am

UFC Fight Night 56 Drug Test Results: All Fighters Test Clean

Good news! All drug test results from UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Saint Preux have come back clean! The event, which took place November 8th at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia Brazil was headlined by a bout between MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and Ovince Saint Preux, with Saint Preux getting the...

Dec 21, 2014 10:48 am

Rampage Jackson Releases Official Statement Regarding UFC Signing

Yesterday it was announced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to the UFC, leaving Bellator MMA after going 3-0 with the promotion. Today Rampage sent out the following Tweet, linking to a statement on his website. Rampagejackson.com. Official statement on my UFC signing and what's happening at http://t.co/2iCm2dLQDw (so Scott Coker can shut up)...

Dec 21, 2014 10:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Phil Baroni Reacts To UFC Lawsuit

Last week it was announced that Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were suing the UFC in a class action lawsuit (Details HERE). Now, former UFC fighter Phil Baroni is giving his take on the lawsuit, and as usual, the New York Bad Ass isn’t holding anything back. Fuck the UFC — phil baroni...

Dec 21, 2014 10:20 am

Eddie Yagin Gets Starched In Russia

Last night, former UFC fighter Eddie Yagin competed in Russia against Atop Stepanyan. Yagin was hit with a nasty spinning back kick, and then another body kick before being finished with a head kick. Skip to 11:03 to see the finish.

Dec 21, 2014 10:06 am

CB Dollaway On Liver Kick: “I Was Basically Paralyzed”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, CB Dollaway was on the receiving end of a ‘kick heard round the world’. The liver shot by Lyoto Machida ultimately ended with Dollaway unable to defend himself, forcing the referee to stop the bout. He spoke at the post-fight press conference about the kick. “Basically just a...

Dec 21, 2014 9:52 am

Brutal KO From Romania In Super Slow Motion

Check out this brutal KO from a bout under the Romanian Xtreme Fighting banner. We see a fighter come in with a lunging jab, and get struck with a quick lead hook to put his opponent to sleep.

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Machida’s TKO Win Over Dollaway

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, fight fans saw former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida TKO rising contender CB Dollaway in just over a minute. Immediately, as always, the Twitter-verse went wild. Below is a compilation of Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the finish. Wow! Machida knows how to abuse a liver! #UFCFightNight58 —...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

Rampage Talks UFC Return

Following the announcement that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson had returned to the UFC, Rampage himself joined the UFC on FOX crew to discuss his signing. Check it out:

Dec 21, 2014 9:22 am

Cody McKenzie Retires From MMA

Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA, or, according to his words, has “quit”. He released the following Tweet regarding the matter, which has since been deleted, along with McKenzie’s Twitter account. I’m done fighting I would call it retiring but I never made no money so yea I quit. — . (@TheCodyMcKenzie)...

Dec 21, 2014 9:03 am

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

News surfaced last night that Boxing legend Muhammad Ali had been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia. Fortunately for the legendary fighter, doctors caught the pneumonia early, and Ali is expected to make a full recovery after what is expected to be a brief hospital stay. Ali’s spokesman told BBC that ‘The prognosis is...

Dec 21, 2014 8:25 am

QUICK TWITT: Dana White reacts to potential Rockhold vs. Machida bout

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Lyoto Machida returned to the win column with a quick, and devastating liver kick TKO win over CB Dollaway (See that HERE). Following the win, Machida spoke at the post-fight press conference about his desire to potentially fight Luke Rockhold for the next title shot (See that HERE)....

Dec 21, 2014 8:23 am

Rampage: “It’s on!”

During the broadcast for UFC Fight Night 58, the UFC revealed that former champion Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC, and no longer with Bellator. Following the announcement, Rampage released this video through the UFC’s official Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 21, 2014 8:18 am

Barao: “I’m going to bring this belt back to Brazil”

Last night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon, stopping Mitch Gagnon in the third round with an impressive, and slick arm triangle (See that HERE). Following the bout, Barao spoke through a translator at the post-fight press conference, saying: “I’m focused on my goals, and I’m going to bring this belt...

Dec 21, 2014 8:05 am

Antonio Carlos Junior Announces Move To Middleweight Following UFC FN 58 Loss

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Antonio Carlos Junior lost a unanimous decision to Patrick Cummins. Following the loss, Carlos Junior announced he would be joining the middleweight division, dropping down from light heavyweight. The move will make Carlos Junior’s next fight his third UFC fight, and also his third fight in a new...

Dec 21, 2014 7:57 am

Rampage: “Me and Dana White, we haven’t even spoke”

Yesterday during the UFC Fight Night 58 broadcast, the UFC revealed that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson was back in the UFC (See that HERE). Following the announcement, Bellator MMA President Scott Coker revealed that Rampage was still under contract with Bellator, and that they would protect their contractual rights (See that HERE). Now Rampage has revealed...

Dec 21, 2014 7:48 am

Machida Interested In Bout With Rockhold

Following his quick, and impressive TKO win over CB Dollaway last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Lyoto Machida spoke to media members at the post-fight press conference to discuss who he would like to fight next. He spoke through a translator, saying: “Luke Rockhold has credentials in the UFC, so maybe a fight against...