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May 9, 2015 9:10 am

UFC Champ Dos Anjos: ‘If Cowboy Loses, Entire Division Will Be Shuffled’

UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos may be sidelined with a leg injury, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t scouting out his next opponent on the sidelines. Donald Cerrone was originally scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187 in a title eliminator bout, but Nurmy was forced to pull out due to an injury....

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 23, 2015 8:54 am

Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov added to UFC on FOX 16

A lightweight bout featuring Rustam Khabilov taking on Danny Castillo is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. FOXSports.com was first to announce the booking yesterday afternoon. Castillo and Khabilov were originally slated to fight at January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, but visa issues kept Khabilov from making...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

VanZant, Rockhold and Holloway Make Big Jumps in New UFC Rankings

The Official UFC Fighter Rankings have been released and there were some BIG changes after ‘UFC on FOX 15’. Paige VanZant, Max Holloway and Luke Rockhold all made jumps. Flyweight: Jussier Formica jumps up a spot to #4, now tied with John Moraga. Previously ranked 8th, Kyoji Horiguchi jumps above Zach Makovsky this week. Now...

Apr 8, 2015 11:30 am

Bendo Gets Called out By Girls, Men, Fighters, Ring Girls, Everyone

UFC 186’s co-main event is in jeopardy. Bellator’s filed injunction against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was granted and he will likely have to be pulled from the card. Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson offered to step up and save the card— check out all the responses he got! Hey @ufc looks like u guys need...

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Mar 29, 2015 12:30 pm

Jorge Masvidal Talks Upcoming Fight: ‘I’m Going To Put On A Show’-EXCLUSIVE

  On the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio, host Anton Skoro spoke with UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Bec Rawlings. Masvidal is set to fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4. The lightweight fighter was first scheduled to fight Bobby Green, who pulled out due to injury. Benson Henderson was picked...

Mar 27, 2015 1:35 pm

REPLAY! BJPENN.COM Radio — Jorge Masvidal, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings

Listen To Sports Internet Radio Stations with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest is no stranger to this show, nor is he a stranger to the win column. Jorge Masvidal is joining us tonight to talk about his upcoming match up against Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas. Jorge was briefly...

Mar 25, 2015 3:40 am

Masvidal Talks Iaquinta Fight — ‘I wanted #5, not #15 in the rankings’

“I said that and I don’t want to go back on myself. Nothing’s changed. I wanted No. 5 (in the rankings), not No. 15, but it’s whatever. It’s the business. People get hurt and things happen. I’m not stoked about it. Just give me the toughest guys out there. I’m not asking for a title...

Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Is ‘Rewriting UFC History’

  The new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, recently spoke about winning the title and what it means to bring the belt to Brazil. “I really feel like I am rewriting the history of the UFC by bringing this belt to Brazil. It means everything to me.” As for the fight itself, dos Anjos...

Feb 25, 2015 2:44 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: Thatch, Miller Out Two-Months

Earlier this month, fight fans witnessed Benson Henderson’s successful move up to welterweight, where he defeated Brandon Thatch via submission. The win not only snapped a 2-fight skid for Henderson, but also put him on the map as a welterweight threat. Below are the medical suspensions for the event, which were obtained by MMAFighting: Cole...

Feb 25, 2015 5:56 am

McGregor Goes Gangster In New “Thug Life” Video

Conor McGregor has another “Thug Life”, or in this case, a “Tug Life” video! This clip comes from his recent fight against Dennis Siver in Boston. Check it out below. You can see Ronda Rousey’s “Thug Life” video HERE, Joe Rogan’s “Thug Life” video HERE, Benson Henderson’s “Thug Life” video HERE, and Nick Diaz “Thug...

Feb 19, 2015 12:12 pm

Used “True Jiu Jitsu” To Beat Brandon Thatch

The hosts of Stud Show Radio (formerly Team Alpha Radio) Justin Buchholz and Sir Stud boy (Chris Carlino) talked with callers about the recent UFC fights, including the fight between Benson Henderson and Brandon Thatch. Buchholz gave his thoughts on the fight and on Henderson’s impressive win. “Benson moving up, taking the fight on short...

Feb 18, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 2/16/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk about Benson Henderson, Max Holloway, and look ahead to Fight Night Porto Alegre.

Feb 17, 2015 1:40 pm

UFC’s Dave Sholler Wants Back On The Big Stage With Jones

Who can forget this moment? With Dana White absent, Dave Sholler was pushed aside while UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones had his way with Daniel Cormier. It was an ugly sight. On the heels of last weekend’s UFC Fight Night main event, which saw Benson Henderson defy the odds by beating the crap out...

Feb 13, 2015 4:15 pm

STAREDOWNS! “UFC Fight Night 60” Edition

Earlier today, from the 1STBANK Center in Broomfield, Colorado, the UFC Fight Night 60 fighters hit the scales and squared off for cameras. Here’s the best staredowns from the day: The main event: Benson Henderson vs Brandon Thatch #UFC #UFCFightNight pic.twitter.com/1GbkxzFI7u — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 13, 2015 Your co main event between @BlessedMMA...

Feb 11, 2015 9:15 am

CONFIRMED! No Random Drug Testing Done Ahead Of UFC Fight Night 60

BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed with Colorado Boxing Commission Director Josef Mason that no random drug testing was done on any of the fighters participating in this weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night 60’ event. The Valentine’s Day event takes place live this Saturday night from the 1STBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC Fight Night 60 will...

Feb 9, 2015 5:01 am

Ultimate Insider: Meet Brandon Thatch

Ahead of “UFC Fight Night: Colorado” this Saturday, get to know main event headliner Brandon Thatch as he prepares to fight Benson Henderson.

Feb 7, 2015 1:37 pm

“Bendo” — ‘Move to 170 a temporary favor’

“We definitely know this is not a permanent move for me at 170. I will be going back down to 155. It was just Joe Silva and Dana White needed a favor. They asked me ‘we need a main event for this card’ and I said ‘okay, I’m your guy, I can do that’. “We...

Feb 7, 2015 12:45 pm

Masvidal Wants His “Marquee” Fight, Not Iaquinta

“[Benson Henderson’s] taking a couple steps up and I’m taking a few steps back. The kid’s (Al Iaquinta’s) talented and all, but I’ve got no business fighting this guy, you know? People are making a big deal because he beat Joe Lauzon. Welcome to the club, man. I kicked that dude’s ass eight years ago.”...

Feb 5, 2015 6:53 pm

Bendo ‘surprised’ that “Cowboy” gets so many short-notice fights

Former UFC lightweight champion Benson “Smooth” Henderson will make his welterweight debut on short-notice at next weekend’s UFC Fight Night 60 event in Broomfield, Colorado. “Bendo” will headline the event opposite rising welterweight star Brandon Thatch. Henderson recently sat down with Duane Finley of Bleacher Report where he talked about finally getting a short-notice fight,...

Feb 3, 2015 4:13 pm

Iaquinta, Not Cerrone, To Face Masvidal At UFC Fight Night 63

Rising UFC lightweight fighter, Al Iaquinta has stepped up to take on the highly regarded Jorge Masvidal, just days after his UFC 183 victory over Joe Lauzon. The two will meet at UFC Fight Night 63, which takes place on April. 4 from Fairfax, Va. Masvidal’s original opponent, Benson Henderson, was moved to an earlier...

Feb 2, 2015 7:32 am

Fighters React To Patriots Super Bowl Win

Last night the New England Patriots secured a very narrow win over the Seattle Seahawks. With just seconds left in the game, the Patriots grabbed an interception, preventing the Seahawks, who were just yards away from the end zone, from scoring. Below are fighter reactions to the game, as well as the brawl that occurred...

Feb 2, 2015 6:16 am

Cerrone And Masvidal Agree To Fight April 4th

Donald Cerrone has quickly become every fan’s favorite fighter, or at least one of their favorite fighters, with his ‘anyone, anywhere, anytime’ attitude towards fights, even going as far as to take a fight with former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on just 14 day’s notice. Leading up to UFC 183, Donald Cerrone offered to...

Jan 21, 2015 11:23 am

Salary Report: “UFC Fight Night Boston” Edition

Conor McGregor has topped out the “UFC Fight Night Boston” disclosed payroll with a whopping $170,000 payday for his second round win over Dennis Siver. The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission sent out the figures Wednesday. The full lost of disclosed fighter pay is as follows: Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Siver:...

Jan 20, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Returns To Dallas With Two Title Fights

Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title...

Jan 19, 2015 7:17 pm

Tyron Woodley Challenges All MMA Fans To Take 1 Amateur MMA Bout

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston”, the judges handed down 2 decisions that many disagreed with. The first was Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer. All 3 judges gave the nod to Pendred, whereas many, including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout for Spencer. The second came in the co-main event, where Donald Cerrone...

Jan 19, 2015 2:33 pm

Cerrone On Upcoming Fight: ‘I Think Khabib Is Next’

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Donald Cerrone narrowly edged out a decision win over Benson Henderson, that many actually scored in favor of Henderson. Following the win, he addressed talks of a potential matchup against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who he was slated to fight at one time before a knee...

Jan 18, 2015 9:44 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 5

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston tonight, catch up with headliners Conor McGregor, and Dennis Siver, as well as co-headliners Benson Henderson, and Donald Cerrone with UFC Fight Night Boston, Embedded episode 5.

Jan 17, 2015 1:44 pm

‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from Boston’s TD Garden Arena the UFC Fight Night Boston competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. ‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ goes down tomorrow night, on FOX Sports 1. Here’s the weigh-in results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Conor McGregor...