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Jun 15, 2015 2:03 pm

‘I Can Expose Werdum’s Many Weaknesses and Beat Him’

Alistair Overeem and Fabricio Werdum are no strangers when it comes to heavyweight competition. The two previously met in Strikeforce in the opening round of the heavyweight grand prix. The fight was uneventful and saw Werdum asking to take the fight to the ground, trying to avoid striking with the K-1 World Grand Prix Champion....

Jun 15, 2015 8:21 am

Mark Hunt Recalls the Several Times He has Seen the Grim Reaper

Mark Hunt could go down as one of the toughest men to ever step foot into the octagon. Other than Roy Nelson and Junior dos Santos, nobody in the heavyweight division can make claim that that they have as tough of a chin as Hunt does. The multi-sport athlete has competed with kickboxers and mixed...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...


May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 15, 2015 11:44 am

UFC Returns to Japan & Unveils New Reality Show, “Road to UFC: Japan”

UFC announced that it will be returning to the Saitama Super Arena on the 27th September 2015 with UFC Fight Night Japan. This will be the fourth UFC event in Japan and the second event in Asia this year. In addition to bringing fans a live event, UFC have also confirmed that they are producing...

May 14, 2015 10:00 am

BEEF! “Big Country” and Barnett Go At It On Twitter

The heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson and Josh Barnett is already starting to heat up! The bout was made official late Wednesday night and Nelson has taken to social media to create some hype: I HOPE @UFC DRUG TESTING IS IN EFFECT by then 😉 Right @GeorgesStPierre @arielhelwani pic.twitter.com/nW0haVT4Yy — Roy Nelson (@roynelsonmma) May 14,...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

HE’S BACK! Cro Cop Cracks the Top 15!

Who would have thought that Mirko Cro Cop would be making his triumphant and successful return to the octagon at 40 years of age in 2015? With his recent victory over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64, Mirko Cro Cop has officially debuted on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings! Upon further analyzation of the...

Apr 8, 2015 12:16 pm

Watch the Comeback of Mirko Cro Cop Unfold

Mirko Cro Cop’s first stint in the octagon didn’t go too well. After suffering a devastating loss to Roy Nelson in 2011, he traveled the circuit and competed in kickboxing, MMA and pro wrestling matches. Years after his disappearance, Cro Cop is back and ready to avenge his loss to Gabriel Gonzaga. Urijah Faber Drops...

Apr 8, 2015 5:05 am

Nogueira vs. Struve Added To UFC 190 Event

Fresh from a stint coaching The Ultimate Fighter Brazil 4, heavyweight legend Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will get back to his day job in his home country of Brazil on August 1, as he faces off with 15th-ranked Stefan Struve in a UFC 190 bout at HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro. UFC 190 is...

Mar 30, 2015 11:07 am

Ben Askren Claims Photo With UFC’s Matchmaker Joe Silva Is Not What It Seems

    ONE Championship’s welterweight king Ben Askren has had a tumultuous relationship with the UFC and he’s never even fought for them. Askren was released by Bellator a while ago and everyone assumed that the UFC would pick him up. But Dana White decided against it and ever since Askren has had no fear...

Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 15, 2015 2:03 pm

Dana White On Alistair Overeem: ‘He Doesn’t Like To Take Risk’

  UFC president Dana White talked to FOX Sports 1 about heavyweight fighter Alistair Overeem’s win over Roy Nelson at UFC 185. White praised Overeem, who is now on a two fight win streak, but did state that he would have liked to have seen him go for the finish. “Alistair looked better than he’s...

Mar 14, 2015 3:35 pm

‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Results & Stream

UFC 185 is live from Dallas, Texas! Tonight’s stacked card is headlined by UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis as he defends his title against Rafael dos Anjos. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results! RESULTS: Main card (PPV at 10 PM ET) Rafael dos Anjos def. Anthony Pettis by way of Unanimous...

Mar 13, 2015 2:53 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Edition

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s a gallery of staredowns. Sergio Pettis v Ryan Benoit Ross Pearson v Sam Stout Henry Cejudo v Chris Cariaso Roy Nelson v...

Mar 13, 2015 2:33 pm

UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Weigh-in Results — 1 Misses Weight

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. One fighter missed the mark, but it wasn’t Henry Cejudo (pictured). UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank is the only fighter who missed the mark. He has two-hours to hit the required mark. UFC...

Mar 13, 2015 6:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 185 Edition

UFC 185 goes down this Saturday night live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a lightweight title fight featuring current champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on number one contender Rafael dos Anjos. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni...

Mar 12, 2015 10:43 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, the stars of the card converge in Dallas. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis lands but is missing a bag, while Roy Nelson brings one that’s unmistakably his. Also on site: welterweight Johny Hendricks nimbly parks his big rig; strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk books her first title defense...

Mar 3, 2015 2:50 pm

UFC’S Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili Has A ‘Weird Feeling About Werdum Vs. Velasquez’

Team Alpha Male’s Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili stopped by last Thursdays episode of Stud Show Radio. The UFC featherweight discussed several fighters and fights including the upcoming heavyweight title fight between the champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Fabricio Werdum. Werdum has been on a tear. Since 2009 he has won 8 of his last 9 fights...

Mar 1, 2015 8:17 am

UFC Fighters React To Rousey’s 14 Second Win Over Zingano

Last night, Ronda Rousey proved why she is the baddest female fighter on the planet as she submitted Cat Zingano in just 14 seconds. The quickness of the bout shocked the MMA world, and left fight fans with some great reaction Tweets from fighters, regarding the bout, which you can see below: Damn Ronda —...

Feb 23, 2015 7:32 am

Pros React To Mir’s TKO Win Over Bigfoot

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Frank Mir TKO’d Bigfoot Silva in just under 2 minutes, shocking the MMA world. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets from the event. Thought Mir was a southpaw.. — STORMIN NORMAN PARKE (@norman_parke) February 23, 2015 OHHHHHHHHH — Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) February...

Feb 23, 2015 7:31 am

Pros React To Michael Johnson’s Win Over Edson Barboza

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Michael Johnson returned to the UFC after a 13 month layoff to defeat Edson Barboza in dominant fashion. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets regarding the bout. Damn, I thought Johnson would win but he's making it look easy. — Kevin Lee...

Feb 21, 2015 3:04 pm

PIC: Overeem Training with Jon Jones and NFL’s Lance Briggs

Alistair Overeem is set to take on Roy Nelson at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas on March 14th. “The Reem” recently released a picture on Instagram of himself along with Chicago Bears’ Lance Briggs and UFC’s Jon Jones in the middle of a training session together! Lance Briggs is making his comeback after a season-ending...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Finalized! March’s UFC 185 Fight Card Is Set

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185. In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Jan 23, 2015 11:47 am

Cro Cop vs. Gonzaga II headlines UFC Fight Night 64

A rematch between heavyweight sluggers Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (30-11-2 MMA) and Gabriel Gonazaga (16-9 MMA) will headline April’s “UFC Fight Night 64” event in Poland. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. “Cro Cop” returns to the UFC after compiling a 3-1 record outside of the promotion. Mirko was last seen in the octagon...