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Dec 15, 2014 8:04 pm

Arizona commission won’t seek disciplinary action against Claudia Gadelha

At the conclusion of their 3-round war on the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 13, Claudia Gadelha punched Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the final bell sounded. Immediately after punching Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha extended her hand and apologized for the unintentional late hit. That quick apology likely saved Gadelha from a suspension from the Arizona Boxing and...

Dec 15, 2014 8:03 pm

Phoenix crowd goes wild as hometown fighter John Moraga gets victory

Check out this awesome video captured by a fan in the stands at UFC on FOX 13, where hometown fighter John Moraga captured a victory. This fan recorded the crowd’s incredible reaction to Moraga’s win, which we can assume as an absolutely amazing moment for Moraga. While this isn’t as wild as the Irish fans...

Dec 15, 2014 5:09 pm

Felice Herrig adresses critics saying she pulled Lisa Ellis’ hair

At the TUF 20 finale on Friday night, Felice Herring secured a slick armor win over Lisa Ellis. After the bout, critics began saying that Herring cheated, and pulled Ellis’ hair during the match. Herrig adressed her critics on Facebook. Post by Felice Herrig fan page. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 15, 2014 4:53 pm

Robbie Lawler eyeing spring return to the Octagon

After losing to Johny Hendricks for the vacant UFC championship earlier this year, Robbie Lawler showed the world why his nickname is Ruthless as he bounced back to defeat Jake Ellenberger, Matt Brown, and most recently Johny Hendricks to claim the welterweight championship. He spoke about when he would be ready to return to the...

Dec 15, 2014 4:42 pm

Shamrock on CM Punk signing: “It’s a great move on the UFC’s part”

Many people have criticized the UFC recently for their signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks. With zero amateur MMA experience, or collegiate wrestling experience, many are questioning the legitimacy of Brooks future MMA career. MMA veteran Ken Shamrock sounded off on the recent signing of Brooks with a surprising view....

Dec 15, 2014 3:35 pm

‘I will not fight anymore in the bantamweight division’

Today the hopes of a potential superfight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg took a significant step back as Cris Cyborg stated that she will no longer attempt to fight at bantamweight. After an ankle injury forced her out of a bantamweight debut that would eventually lead to hopes of a potential superfight with Ronda...

Dec 15, 2014 3:29 pm

Askren wants GSP at Metamoris: “Let’s make it fun”

Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the greatest MMA fighters currently not signed to the UFC. In addition, The ONE FC champion is an elite level grappler, who boasts some of the best wrestling credentials in MMA. He spoke recently about the possibility of fighting WSOF champion, JiuJitsu ace Rousimar Palhares. “I’m...

Dec 15, 2014 3:22 pm

Gagnon ‘Can’t wait’ for Brazilian fan’s chants

As Mitch Gagnon gears up for his UFC Fight Night Brazil bout against Renan Barao this weekend, one thing is certain, the Canadian will likely by on the wrong end of some pretty harsh chants, much like Conor McGregor was recently when a hostile Brazilian crowd chanted ‘You’re going to die’ at the Irish superstar....

Dec 15, 2014 12:48 pm

TUF 20 Finale salaries: New champ Carla Esparza nets $50,000

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past weekend at “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today: The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Dec 15, 2014 11:27 am

Cejudo: Wrestling ‘a lot tougher than MMA,’ but UFC career provides a living

Henry Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. The former Olympic gold-medalist wrestler scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) that evening. Following his first career UFC victory, Cejudo discussed his wrestling past and...

Dec 15, 2014 10:01 am

Herrig on criticism: ‘I’m just going to keep being who I am’

Felice Herrig has often caught criticism from fans, and fellow fighters. Herring keeps a positive attitude about the criticism, and insists she will simply continue to be who she is. She spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss her persona, and why she isn’t going to change for anyone. “I’ve always been who I...

Dec 15, 2014 9:41 am

“I saw a man afraid”

Conor McGregor has said for some time now that it is easy for him to detect fear on a man, and he can even smell the stench of fear (See that HERE). McGregor spoke recently about the controversial signing of Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, and why he believes CM Punk is afraid...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ed Herman and Derek Brunson talk trash after cancelled bout

On Saturday night, Ed Herman was slated to face Derek Brunson at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, however Brunson fell ill with food poisoning, and was unable to fight. In a mix-up, Ed Herman was not informed until right before his walkout. Brunson apologized on Twitter, however the next day the pair engaged in...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...