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Jun 17, 2013 12:05 pm

Dana White: ‘All the Fighters Are Picking Weidman Over Silva’

“All the pros, when you talk to all the fighters – every fighter out there that I’ve talked too that we’ve interviewed thinks Weidman is going to beat him [Silva]. Georges St. Pierre thinks he’s going to win so much that he didn’t even want to plan to fight Anderson.” Is the reign of Anderson...

Jun 17, 2013 11:59 am

Patrick Cote On His New Role As TUF Coach

In a true comeback story, Patrick Cote has gone from fighting for the UFC title, to fading into the regional circuit but now, after a resurgent UFC placement, he is back in the spotlight as TUF coach. It was announced last week that Patrick Cote would be responsible for the Canadian Team of fighters in...

Jun 17, 2013 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pat Barry Forced To Blow Softly After UFC 161 Loss

UFC Heavyweight fighter, Pat Barry lost his fifth UFC fight last weekend and is likely on the chopping block. However, despite the loss, Pat Barry has other issues to worry about and he documents them in this video blog.

Jun 17, 2013 11:45 am

Rashad Evans vs. Glover Teixeira? – “Suga” Says He’s There

“Whoever the UFC puts against me, I’m there. I heard that Glover said he’d like to have a fight with the winner. I’m not calling anybody out, but whoever the UFC says will be a good fight, I’m not turning anybody down. I like the fight.” Following his 15-minutes in the cage with Dan Henderson...

Jun 17, 2013 11:37 am

WSOF 3 Salary Report: Fitch/Burkman Top Payroll

Is there money to be made outside the UFC for UFC vets who still want to fight? Last Friday The World Series Of Fighting returned with their third event headlined by Jon Fitch vs. Josh Burkman at the HArd Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. A modest $200,000 payroll was turned in by the...

Jun 17, 2013 11:28 am

White: Criticism For Belfort’s TRT Use Is ‘Unjust’

“I think Vitor has been unjustly beat down for the TRT thing. You guys know how I feel about TRT. But he’s done everything the right way and been within the limits he’s supposed to be in. He will end up fighting in the States. He’s been fighting in Brazil because he does well in...

Jun 17, 2013 11:17 am

Win Over Hendo Puts Shift To Middleweight On Hold For Evans

“The thing is, 205 is my home. If an opportunity comes at me at 185 and it’s a good opportunity … but for the most part, I feel good at 205 and it’s hard for me to leave the 205 weight class. I’d love to get a shot at Jon Jones again. I’d love to...

Jun 17, 2013 11:11 am

NSAC Director Defends Mazzagatti Stoppage In Fitch vs. Burkman

Last Friday UFC President Dana White went on a rant about the refereeing capabilities of Steve Mazzagatti. Mazzagatti was brought under fire after his missed stoppage in the Fitch vs. Burkman fight and White blasted him on social media calling for his termination. Now Keith Kizer, the director of the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC)...

Jun 15, 2013 7:02 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Preliminary Card Results & Recap

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Tonight fans will see 2 legends in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts do battle when ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans squares off with Dan Henderson, but first we tuned into FX for four preliminary fights. Kicking off the night we have Roland Delorme vs. Edwin Figueroa. After 3 rounds of action...

Jun 15, 2013 12:28 pm

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is making its debut inside Winnepeg territory tonight with UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson live from the MTS Centre. The main card is scheduled for a pay-per-view only broadcast and will be headlined by a light-heavyweight fight between Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans. If you can’t make the broadcasts for these...

Jun 15, 2013 12:12 pm

Watch Tonights UFC 161 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

UFC 161: Evans vs. Henderson goes down tonight at the UFC’s debut inside Winnipeg, Canada territory at the MTS Centre. In usual fashion, BJPENN.COM will be providing a live feed of the evenings post-fight press conference immediately following the main event’s conclusion. To catch all the action use the player below and tune in.

Jun 15, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson: I plan on stopping Rashad

Dan Henderson talked with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani after the weigh in for UFC 161 and he has one thing on his mind. Finishing Rashad Evans in dramatic fashion. Will Hendo get the job done? Ariel Helwani: Dan, some people have suggest that Rashad Evans has lost a step, do you agree? Dan Henderson:No, I’m...

Jun 15, 2013 11:51 am

VIDEO | UFC 161: Dana White Pre-Fight Interview

UFC President Dana White goes over tonight’s UFC 161 event and discusses other relevant topics within the MMA World. With fighters such as Jon Fitch and Rampage Jackson speaking out against the organization the UFC boss used his time with Ariel Helwani to address those issues and say his peace.

Jun 15, 2013 11:29 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | WSOF3 Josh Burkman Talks Jon Fitch Leaving Cage After Rematch

At the third World Series of Fighting event on June 14, welterweight fighter Josh Burkman choked out Jon Fitch in their highly anticipated rematch fight. After regaining consciousness, Fitch left the cage in what appeared to be a moment of passion, but he returned to hear the official decision be read and to answer some...

Jun 14, 2013 10:47 am

Pettis Injured, Korean Zombie Steps in to Fight Aldo at UFC 163

UFC president Dana White sent out a tweet earlier today revealing the news that former #1 UFC lightweight contender, Anthony Pettis (16-2), had injured his knee and was out of his divisional debut against featherweight champion, Jose Aldo (22-1) at UFC 163. Pettis dropped to featherweight for this bout in an attemt to steal gold...

Jun 14, 2013 8:35 am

Quick Twitt | UFC Interim-Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao Says He’s Ready to Fight

The UFC’s bantamweight division hasn’t had a legitimate champion at the head of its division since 2011 when Dominick Cruz last fought and defended his title against current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. With Cruz’s return left without an official timeline, the UFC filled his spot temporarily. In his spot, the UFC crowned Renan Barao the...

Jun 14, 2013 7:49 am

Big Nog tore elbow ligament in Werdum fight, undergoing surgery

When Antinio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-8-1 MMA, 5-4 UFC) tapped out to Fabricio Werdum (17-5-1 MMA, 5-2 UFC) at the UFC on FUEL TV 10 event earlier this month, many fans thought that “Big Nog” had tapped too quickly, possibly over cautious due to the arm break he suffered at the hands and hips of Frank Mir...

Jun 14, 2013 7:46 am

Patrick Cote, Kyle Noke Set as Coaches of TUF Nations: Canada vs. Australia

Two international UFC favorites have been called upon to coach the new international season of The Ultimate Fighter: Canada vs. Australia as Patrick Cote (20-8) and Kyle Noke (20-6-1) square off, first as coaches, then as opponents in the Octagon. Both fighters have once appeared on the UFC’s reality show, Cote in TUF: The Comeback and Noke...

Jun 14, 2013 7:14 am

Roy Nelson Uses Racial Slur While Discussing Daniel Cormier

Roy Nelson has long been popular for both his consistently entertaining fights and humorous interviews with members of the media. This time, however he may have crossed a line. In talking about his rivalry with fellow UFC heavyweight, Daniel Cormier, Nelson used some unwarranted language. In discussing Daniel Cormier’s decision in turning down a fight...

Jun 14, 2013 6:37 am

Diego Sanchez vs. Gilbert Melendez Targeted for Fall Bout

An intriguing lightweight bout between former #1 contender Diego Sanchez (24-5) and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and recent title challenger Gilbert Melendez (21-3) has been rumored and reported by an MMA news outlet. The bout was said to be set on the UFC 164 but is now said to take place later in the year,...

Jun 14, 2013 6:17 am

Josh Thomson Statements Do Not Warrant Action, Says UFC Boss

“He didn’t say anything negative. He didn’t say anything bad. He didn’t say anything against gay marriage or gay people. He just posed the question. Is it stupid? What he put down was probably the dumbest thing I’ve heard. He should probably get a hobby like finger painting, or something, and leave talking to smart...