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Mar 8, 2014 12:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Nelson Dominates, Submits Akhmedov In Round 1

In the first fight of the main card, welterweights Gunnar Nelson (pictured) and Omari Akhmedov met in the Octagon. Nelson’s karate style proved successful, when he dropped Akhmedov in the first round with a straight left. Nelson gained full mount and beat Akhmedov up with elbows for the majority of the round, leaving the Russian...


Mar 8, 2014 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Latifi Gets The Quick Submission Win In Round 1

After a disappointing start to his UFC career, Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi, proved the doubters wrong in today’s UFC Fight Night 37 Preliminary Card Headliner. In front of a Swede friendly crowd, the wrestling based fighter did what he does best and finished quickly with a tight choke during a grappling exchange. For the first...

Mar 8, 2014 11:31 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Barnatt Remains Undefeated, Gets The TKO Win

The undefeated Luke Barnatt (pictured) put on a show in front of his hometown crowd and he did it quick. His crisp striking was too much for his opponent, Matts Nilsson, who got finished before the first bells sound. Barnatt picked Nilsson apart with his punches and kicks until rocking him with a head kick. He...

Mar 8, 2014 11:12 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Silva’s Grappling Leads To A Decision Win

Clauido (pictured) came out extremely aggressive. He threw out wild strikes and looked to drag the fight to the ground as soon as possible. Brad Scott did a good job of keeping the fight on the feet, where his more technical striking proved troublesome for Silva, but still managed to get taken down a few...

Mar 8, 2014 10:13 am

UFC Fight Night 37 Results: Gaudinot Chokes Out Harris In Round 1

The first fight of the night is in the books and if you got up to grab a drink you probably missed it. The flyweights kicked off UFC Fight Night: London. Gaudinot and Harris exchanged a few punches, but it was Harris who looked for the early takedown. Harris held on to the leg for...

Mar 8, 2014 9:36 am

‘UFC Fight Night 37: Gustafsson vs. Manuwa’ Live Results

We have an early card today folks! Today’s UFC Fight Night 37 event is going down from London, England’s O2 Arena. The morning event airs live, exclusively on UFC Fight Pass and in typical fashion BJPENN.COM will be providing all the live results from the event. Want a more thorough breakdown of each fight? Check...

Mar 8, 2014 9:27 am

Alexander Gustafsson Predicts Early Finish Tonight

“I’m prepared for the best Jimi Manuwa. Whatever he throws at me on Saturday night, I’m going to have an answer for it. It’s going to be a great fight, a great fight for the fans. He’s a very dangerous guy, first of all. He’s very explosive with very good striking techniques. He’s a hard...

Mar 8, 2014 9:16 am

Dana White Doesn’t Care If TRT Users Retire

By Evan Stoumbelis Even after it’s ban TRT is still making headlines. Chael Sonnen said in an interview recently that he may have to give up MMA as a result of the ban on TRT because he needs it to function in his everyday life. This was in line with what Dr. Neil Goodman said...

Mar 8, 2014 9:15 am

Zingano Eyeing Summer Return Against Rousey

By Evan Stoumbelis Cat Zingano hasn’t seen action inside the octagon since April when she defeated Miesha Tate at the TUF 17 finale. After that Zingano was forced to forfeit her shot against Rousey and undergo knee surgery. Now, a year, a knee surgery, and months of rehab later, “Alpha” Cat Zingano is giving fans...

Mar 8, 2014 8:54 am

Oklahoma State AC Brings Back Tournament Style Fighting

Today in Unexpected News: the return of eight-man, tournament-style MMA fights has been approved by the Oklahoma State Athletic Commission. Mixed martial arts was born on one nigh tournaments where a fighter would perform 3-4 times a night to secure their place among the world’s best. The rules were a little more lax than we...

Mar 7, 2014 9:31 pm

Melvin Guillard: ‘I Will Be UFC Champion’

“People don’t realize how hard it is not only to fight in the UFC but stay in the UFC. I’ve been in the UFC for nine years straight. I haven’t been cut or kicked to another promotion and I’m proud of that. Will I get a title shot? Yes. Will I be champion? Yes. I...

Mar 7, 2014 9:25 pm

Jay Hieron Announces Retirement From MMA

Jay Hieron, a veteran of 30 Pro MMA bouts, announced his retirement from fighting. He made the announcement on Twitter, saying “Just wanna say Thank you to my family,friends, & fans. I’m Officially Retiring from Professional Fighting today!” Hieron (23-7) has fought in a number of notable promotions, including the UFC, Bellator, Strikeforce, Affliction, Ring...

Mar 7, 2014 9:21 pm

Rampage Jackson and Tito Ortiz to Headline Court Case against Former Trainer

The ‘People’s Champion’ and ‘Rampage’ characters may have to wait a bit longer to make their next public appearances as Tito Ortiz and Quinton Jackson prepare for a different kind of fight than they are used to: Legal Battle. The two former UFC fighters are being sued by ex-trainer Juanito Ibarra because he felt like...

Mar 7, 2014 6:11 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Pro’s Pick ‘UFC Fight Night London’

See how Forrest Griffin and Conor McGregor breakdown tomorrow night’s UFC card. We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and here. See more of our Exclusive UFC Fight Night London coverage right HERE.

Mar 7, 2014 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Ross Pearson Injury Update – 3 Weeks Out From Training

Originally scheduled to rematch Melvin Guilard tomorrow night, UFC lightweight fighter Ross Pearson, gave our boys over at WhoaTV an exclusive chat about his recovery from surgery and more. We have teamed up with the great guys over at Whoa TV to bring our BJPENN.COM audience the best coverage from overseas. Follow them here and...

Mar 7, 2014 4:27 pm

Crushing Title Hopes – Jimi Manuwa, A Worthy Opponent

Tomorrow, Jimi Manuwa can go from just another fighter in the UFC’s light heavyweight division to an immediate title-contender. Manuwa gets his shot at greatness when he faces Alexander Gustafsson Saturday at UFC Fight Night from London’s O2 Arena. While “The Mauler” is the consensus and overwhelming favorite, Manuwa and his “Poster Boy” nickname have...

Mar 7, 2014 4:19 pm

Sorry Homie! – Dana White Says ‘No’ To Nate’s Request To Be Released

A little over one-week-ago, Nate Diaz took to twitter asking the UFC and Dana White to be released from his UFC contract. It was a simple and short post, that up until today we had yet to get an answer on. During today’s media event in London, the UFC boss talked about Nate’s request: “He...

Mar 7, 2014 3:52 pm

UFC Boss Confirms That Gina Carano Is Currently Under UFC Contract

  Earlier this week, Joe Rogan came out talking about big announcements for women’s MMA and Ronda Rousey. He just wouldn’t give any details. Now during today’s media event in London, the Dana White talked about the rumors that Carano would be returning to action against Ronda Rousey: “…I have literally avoided every conversation about...

Mar 7, 2014 3:33 pm

PHOTO’s | EA UFC Reveals Ronda Rousey’s In-Game Characters

The people behind the upcoming UFC video game, EA Sports, have just released the latest shot from the UFC video game. In the previous month we have seen the in-game characters of Joe Lauzon, Chuck Liddell, the Korean Zombie, Forrest Griffin, Jon Jones, GSP, Alexander Gustafsson, Rashad Evans, Frank Mir, Scott Jorgensen, Cub Swanson, and Chael Sonnen. Is the UFC’s female champ on par...

Mar 7, 2014 3:18 pm

War Machine Posts Some Crazy Threatening Video’s Then Withdraws From Bellator Tourny

The story title really has two different subject matters in it. For that I apologize, I just didn’t see the need to make two stories about War Machine today. In an odd move, one of Bellator’s, more recognizable welterweight’s, War Machine, has been posting troubling, some would even say, nonsensical babbling, video’s to his Youtube...