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Aug 29, 2013 4:00 am

VIDEO | Kelvin Gastelum vs. Brian Melancon Fight Highlight

Video: UFC Fight Night: Gastelum/Melancon Last night TUF 17 winner, Kelvin Gastelum, made his debut in the welterweight division. The undefeated 21-year old impressed with a first round submission over his opponent on the UFC Fight Night 27 main card.


Aug 28, 2013 1:55 pm

Cheick Kongo Signs With Bellator, Will Compete In Season 9 Heavyweight Tournament

Bellator has been trying their hardest to gather momentum in the mixed martial arts world. After announcing their plans to embark in the pay per view market, it was confirmed that Tito Ortiz and Rampage Jackson would headline the promotion’s first PPV card. Bellator officials dropped another major announcement today as they revealed Cheick Kongo...

Aug 28, 2013 10:18 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC 164’s Pascal Krauss Talks His Upcoming Fight: “I’m The More Technical Fighter in All Aspects of MMA” | Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | The boys over at BJPenn.com’s Fist-Ta-Cuff Radio were gearing us up for this weekend’s UFC 164 event and they invited on one of the hometown Milwaukee fighters, Pascal Krauss. Pascal is from Germany but is currently living in Milwaukee and training at Roufusport with the likes of Anthony Pettis and Erik Koch. Mr....

Aug 28, 2013 10:17 am

Anderson Silva: ‘Sorry, but I no respect Mayweather, he’s a smurf’

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva (33-5 MMA, 16-1 UFC) appears to have a bone to pick with undefeated boxing legend Floyd “Money” Mayweather, Jr. Here is what “The Spider” had to say about about “Money” during a conversation on Sway’s Universe: “Who? Who? Boxing is a great sport. My dad fight boxing for long...

Aug 28, 2013 10:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos Says His Titanium Chin is a Weapon Coming Into UFC Fight Night 27

UFC lightweight, Rafael Dos Anjos, is riding a 4-fight win streak coming into tonight’s fight with Donald Cerrone.  He credits that success to his repaired jaw, an injury he sustained in a bout against Clay Guida.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Rafael Dos Anjos (19-6) will face Donald Cerrone (20-5-1) tonight at UFC Fight Night...

Aug 28, 2013 10:06 am

Clay Guida: “One Day They’re Gonna Call Me Champ… Just a Matter of Time”

UFC veteran, Clay Guida, has confidence coming into his UFC 164 fight against top-ranked featherweight contender, Chad Mendes.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Longtime UFC fighter, Clay Guida, will step into the Octagon against Chad Mendes this weekend at UFC 164.  Though many favor Mendes, Guida says that he will bring something the Team Alpha...

Aug 28, 2013 9:58 am

Fight Night 27’s Court McGee Explains His Fight With Heroin Addiction

Court McGee is fighting tonight on the new Fox Sports 1 channel for the UFC, but 8-years ago he was clinically dead after a heroin overdose. Court fights Robert Whitaker on tonight’s Fight Night 27 main card and earlier this week he shared his compelling story and anti-drug message with the New York Post. Check...

Aug 28, 2013 9:39 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan Kicks Really Hard While Ludwig Holds Pads

UFC commentator, Joe Rogan, is a man of many talents. One of those talents is martial arts. Not only is Joe to voice of the UFC, but he also holds a black belt in Jiu Jitsu, Taekwondo and who knows what else. Watch the video and answer me this… Could you take one of those...

Aug 28, 2013 9:39 am

Vitor Belfort: Sonnen ‘relieved’ not to fight me

Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) was one of many fighters to call out Chael Sonnen (29-13-1 MMA, 7-6 UFC) following Sonnen’s defeat of Mauricio “Shogun” Rua at UFC Fight Night 26 in Boston. While Chael told members of the media that he would be happy to take a fight with Belfort, “The Phenom”...

Aug 28, 2013 9:30 am

Roufus thinks Henderson’s striking has gotten worse since first Pettis bout

Duke Roufus thinks Benson Henderson’s striking is lacking in a very important area; fundamentals. Roufus was a guest on Ariel Helwani’s The MMA Hour and said that his prize pupil, Anthony Pettis, will take UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson’s title in their rematch at UFC 164 on Saturday. “Anthony has this guy’s number and I...

Aug 28, 2013 8:21 am

Stefan Struve Opens Up About Possibly Career-Ending Heart Condition

UFC heavyweight fighter, Stefan Struve, was recently diagnosed with an aortic valve leak and an enlarged heart.  Though he was born with the condition, it has given him little trouble to date, especially considering his 25 wins in professional MMA.  For now, however, Struve must consider his options.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA   Stefan...

Aug 27, 2013 7:52 pm

Rosi Sexton to face Jessica Andrade at UFC Fight Night in England

Rosi Sexton will take on Jessica Andrade in Sexton’s hometown. The bantamweight fighters will go head-to-head at UFC Fight Night 30: Bisping vs. Munoz at Phones 4U Arena in Manchester, England on Oct 26. Sexton tweeted about the event today. “It’s official,” she tweeted. “First women’s UFC fight in UK – me vs @JessicaMMApro; &...

Aug 27, 2013 2:18 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann Weigh-in (FULL REPLAY)

Today’s UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann weigh-ins took place from the Indianapolis Bankers Life Fieldhouse, the same venue that will host tomorrow nights event. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the weigh-ins tune in above and catch all the action!

Aug 27, 2013 2:09 pm

UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann Weigh-in Results

All fighters made their contracted weight at today’s UFC Fight Night 27: Condit vs. Kampmann weigh-ins. The event took place from the Bankers Life Fieldhouse in Indianapolis, Indiana. FULL WEIGH-IN RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Carlos Condit (170.5) vs. Martin Kampmann (170) Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Rafael dos Anjos (155.5) Kelvin...

Aug 27, 2013 1:04 pm

Duke Roufus: Fighting Pettis in Milwaukee is like fighting GSP in Montreal

Anthony “Showtime” Pettis (16-2 MMA, 3-1 UFC) will finally get his shot at UFC gold this Saturday night when he rematches Benson Henderson (19-2 MMA, 7-0 UFC) in the main event of UFC 164 in his hometown of Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Pettis and Henderson first met at WEC 53 back in 2010 for the World Extreme...