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Oct 2, 2014 9:27 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Slams ‘Paper Champion’ Pettis

Khabib Nurmagomedov has been campaigning for a title shot recently. Prior to UFC 178, ‘The Eagle’ took aim at co-main event fighter Donald Cerrone, who many believe has earned a title shot (Read about it HERE). Now Khabib has shifted his sights back to lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, who is currently slated to fight Gilbert...

Oct 2, 2014 7:08 am

Chris Camozzi released by UFC

Middleweight fighter Chris Camozzi (19-9 MMA, 6-6 UFC) has been released by the UFC. The former TUF 11 competitor had suffered 4-straight octagon defeats, his latest being a split-decision loss to Rafael Natal at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut. Camozzi announced his release from the UFC on his blog yesterday: Cuts...

Oct 2, 2014 6:42 am

Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Stephens set for TUF 20 Finale co-main event

A key featherweight bout will serve as the co-main event for the “TUF 20 Finale” in Las Vegas, as UFC officials recently announced that Charles Oliveira and Jeremy Stephens have been booked as the evenings co-feature. Charles Oliveira was supposed to fight Nik Lentz at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event. However, “Do Bronx”...

Oct 2, 2014 6:24 am

Leandro Silva vs. Charlie Brenneman added to UFC Fight Night 58

A lightweight bout between Leandro Silva (16-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Charlie Brenneman (19-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in Brazil. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Brenneman will likely be fighting for his job when he takes on Silva this winter. “The...

Oct 2, 2014 4:51 am

Travis Browne Explains His Departure From Jackson’s MMA – EXCLUSIVE

  If you missed the latest edition of BJPENN.com Radio, check it out here. One of the highlights of the show was the conversation with UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. The interview covered a lot of topics including Browne’s new training camp, his loss to Fabricio Werdum, and his upcoming fight with Brendan Shaub at...

Oct 2, 2014 4:45 am

Pettis Promising 1st Round KO Of Melendez

“The fans can expect me finishing this fight in the first round. I’ve been out for a year and I’m excited to be back. I’m healthy, ready to fight and, unfortunately, Melendez will be my first opponent after my return. I say unfortunately because I’m sure that I won’t need more than one round. I...

Oct 2, 2014 4:41 am

Conor McGregor Announces That He’s Fighting Diego Sanchez

Rising UFC star Conor McGregor is eyeing a move to lightweight and a grudge match against Diego Sanchez. The Irish fighter took to twitter, announcing the bout: I am fighting @DiegoSanchezUFC in Mexico, November 15th. He spoke a big game. Now he will pay with his career. VIVA LA EIRE!!! — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October...

Oct 2, 2014 4:34 am

Dana White Puts Morals Over Money In UFC Decision Making

“Obviously the (Rice) video, and what happened was horrifying but I think a lot of positives are happening now. It’s brought a lot of attention and awareness and I think from here on out it should all be positive. We always were proactive. Since we started ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ we’ve done full background checks on...

Oct 2, 2014 4:31 am

World’s Best Female Boxer Challenges Rousey To Title Fight

‘’Ronda is an exceptional athlete, she is at the very top of her discipline and for that she has my full respect. But for her coach to say she could win a world title in her first boxing match is a little disrespectful. I’m not sure if this is something she truly believes or whether...

Oct 2, 2014 4:26 am

Dec. UFC Debut For Holm In The Works

According to reports, top female fighting prospect, Holly Holm is expected to make her UFC debut on December 6, against a very tough Milana Dudieva. Holm has been sidelined since signing with the promotion due to injury.

Oct 2, 2014 4:05 am

Dillashaw ‘Happy to put Cruz back into retirement’

“I thought he looked good, and I am happy for him to be able to return,” he told Ariel Helwani. “I thought his ‘Alpha Fail’ [line] was a little uncalled for since I’ve shown nothing but respect, but I’d be happy to put him back in retirement… I’m not complaining because I’ve wanted to fight...

Oct 2, 2014 3:59 am

UFC Boss Confirms Random Testing For All 500 UFC Fighters

“Well, actually it’s becoming less of a problem, because we have really stepped up our game as far as testing. So for these athletes there’s nowhere to hide. The first step was working with the various athletic commissions to make sure we had testing for the night of the fight, for every fighter on the...

Oct 2, 2014 3:52 am

UFC Officials Release New Details & Extended Punishment For Cung Le

UFC officials have released the following statement regarding the recent positive HGH findings of middleweight fighter, Cung Le. Zuffa, LLC, owner of the Ultimate Fighting Championship®, released an updated statement regarding the suspension of UFC middleweight Cung Le: After review by UFC Senior Management, an error was discovered regarding the length of Cung Le’s suspension...

Oct 2, 2014 3:49 am

GSP Shuts Down Return Rumors

Sorry fight fans, GSP is in no “Rush” to get back inside the Octagon. Earlier this week, rumors started circulating about a move back to fighting, which prompted the UFC’s former welterweight champion to shut down the rumors, stating he has no plans of returning anytime soon. Fox Sports 1 reporter, Ariel Helwani received the...

Oct 2, 2014 3:42 am

Bisping: ‘Cung Le Tried To Cheat Me Out Of Victory’

“Fortunately, I won the fight. If I lost, I would be outraged and would have more to say. I don’t want to kick a man while he’s down. He has to explain this to his kids. Hopefully, this will be a lesson for him and everyone: this is not a road one should take. In...

Oct 2, 2014 3:28 am

QUICK TWITT | Fighters React To McGregors Fat UFC Salary

When the Nevada State Athletic Commission disclosed Conor McGregor’s UFC 178 Salary, a few UFC veterans were shocked at the amount. It took the Irishman just 1:46 to finish Dustin Poirier in a bout that shattered any doubts about Conor’s abilities. For that near two-minutes, McGregor earned a base UFC salary of $150,000.00 ($75k to...

Oct 2, 2014 1:17 am

PHOTO | Alan Patrick’s Broken Jaw – EXTREMELY GRAPHIC

Holy shit. I feel so bad for Alan Patrick who suffered a broken jaw to rule him out of @ufc 179 pic.twitter.com/HWD7Gid7u0 — Andy Ogle (@thelittleaxe) September 30, 2014 Earlier this week BJPENN.COM learned that UFC 179 fighter, Alan Patrick, was forced out of his fight due to a broken jaw. Now we have photographic...