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Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 24, 2014 5:45 am

UFC 179 Live Weigh-Ins Stream (2pm ET)

Fight fans are invited to join us here on BJPENN.COM, starting at 2 p.m. ET for today’s UFC 179 weigh-ins event. Use the player below to gain access. Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....

Oct 24, 2014 5:00 am

UFC 179 Embedded: Vlog Series ­- Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 179 Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo and challenger Chad Mendes, no longer on separate continents, come too close for comfort at the team hotel, and Irish instigator Conor McGregor lands in Brazil to demand the spotlight. As the main event fighters train across the hall from each other, former heavyweight...

Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm

McGregor vs. Siver in the works for January

Top UFC featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are reportedly in the works for an upcoming UFC event in January. While yet to be confirmed by the UFC, this bout is expected to go down from Boston, on a yet-to-be-announced event on January 18. The Irish Mixed Martial Arts fighter earned a shot at this...

Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm

“APOLOGIZE!”

For the first time since having his suspension rescinded, UFC middleweight veteran, Cung Le talks about the personal, emotional, and family damage done to him by the UFC’s trigger happy drug testers. Check it: (via MMA.tv) “I am extremely happy with the UFC’s decision to rescind my suspension. I believe the issues raised in regards...

Oct 23, 2014 4:48 pm

GSP Gets “Humiliated” In First Training Session Back

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was cleared, and returned to training this week in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The result though? UFC Tonight broke it down last night on FOX Sports 1: “His coach tweeted out picture of him training (pictured). He’s been cleared to train. He told me his first day...

Oct 23, 2014 4:16 pm

HE SPEAKS! War Machine Embracing “Grandma’s Faggotry” In Prison?

“On October 7th I received a book in the mail titled “The Disappearance of The Universe” and I’d like to thank whomever sent it. I’ve really been struggling in here, dealing with this seemingly out of the blue disaster that I have been blindsided by. My entire life I have fought “forgiveness”, plotted revenge and...

Oct 23, 2014 3:36 pm

UFC President Interested In Brock Lesnar Return

“I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time. I don’t know, we’ll see. If he wants to fight, he knows my number.” “It’s pretty amazing what he did and accomplished here while having diverticulitis. It would be interesting to see a 100 percent healthy Brock Lesnar compete.” In a recent interview...

Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via MMAFighting.com)...

Oct 23, 2014 12:20 pm

UFC 179 Embedded Episode 2: ‘I’m going to f*** this guy up’

On episode 2 of UFC 179 Embedded, featherweight champion Jose Aldo “Junior” works out alongside former heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos as his coach predicts an early finish in Saturday’s main event. Challenger Chad Mendes arrives in Rio with his crew including former WEC champion Urijah Faber, and the team has a laugh at the...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 23, 2014 11:52 am

Conor McGregor’s Full-Length BT Interview

Top UFC featherweight Conor McGregor sits down with BT sports to discuss his rise from nothing, to becoming one of the UFC’s biggest international stars. Here’s Part 2:

Oct 23, 2014 11:46 am

MOTIVATED! ‘Already On Fight Weight’

No one has wanted to fight Michael Bisping more than Luke Rockhold. And after all the talk, we’re just a couple of weeks away. Check out the latest from the San Jose, Ca. fighter: At fight weight and at the top of my game. Bisping's in trouble November 8th. #UFCFightNig… http://t.co/wJkC6EG7yq pic.twitter.com/BwWCcJiaSn — Luke Rockhold...

Oct 23, 2014 11:35 am

Myles Jury Confirms Cerrone Booking For January

Top UFC lightweight contenders, Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury have agreed to face each other in a lightweight UFC contest. Rumors have been circulating for the last several weeks about the bout, but Jury took to twitter to confirm the booking. Check it: Myles @FuryJury vs Cowboy Cerrone is set, details to come. Mid Jan...

Oct 23, 2014 11:29 am

Profile – Rory MacDonald Title Challenger

The folks over at Fightland put together this feature on Rory MacDonald. Get to know the UFC’s number one welterweight contender, by hitting play above.

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...