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Dec 23, 2013 11:09 am

Gilbert Melendez vs. Khabib Nurmagomedov Reported for UFC 170

Both coming off unanimous-decision victories in their last bouts, lightweight fighters Gilbert Melendez (above) and Khabib Nurmagomedov have reportedly agreed to face one another at UFC 170, which takes place in February.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA Lightweight fighters Khabib Numagomedov and Gilbert Melendez are set to face one another at UFC 170 this February,...

Dec 21, 2013 11:20 am

EXCLUSIVE (Part 3) | Leonard Garcia on the Mexican Fighting Spirit

Leonard Garcia is well-known as one of the toughest fighters in mixed martial arts.  He has fought in a number of Fight of the Night performances – most notably with Roger Huerta, Chan Sung Jung and Nam Phan – where he took and gave incredible damage for 15 minutes.  Garcia credits his style of fighting...

Dec 18, 2013 2:43 pm

Montague vs. Campuzano added to UFC 171 card

Continuing with the popularity of promoting bouts in the lower weight classes continues as Darrel Montague (13-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) faces off in a flyweight battle with Will Campuzano (13-5 MMA, 0-3 UFC) at UFC 171 in March, UFC officials announced today. UFC 171 is set to air on pay-per-view in March following the preliminary...


Dec 4, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Fighter Accuses McGregor Of Buying Twitter Followers & Calling Out Losers

Is the UFC’s hottest Irish commodity nothing more than a phony and faker? TUF veteran and UFC middleweight fighter Luke Barnatt seems to think so. The up-and-comer had some harsh words for his fellow European during his recent guest slot on ‘The MMA Hour‘. Check it: “Paradigm is the management company that I believe that...

Nov 13, 2013 4:41 pm

Great UFC quotes Part 1

There have been some memorable things said in the UFC and some of them stick out in our minds as noteworthy. These are some of the ones I remember off the top of my head that really had an impact at the time they were said, but blooper type statements (Tito Ortiz-isms) were not included....

Nov 4, 2013 10:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Two Epic Hours With Bas Rutten Part 2 | Late Night Cage Side Radio

In our second installment of the incredible interview with Bas Rutten on Late Night Cage Side Radio, we focus solely on MMA and we continue to extract what we can, like a sponge, from the well of knowledge that is “El’ Guapo.” Bas is famously known for brining popularity to the phrase “liver shot,” and...

Oct 19, 2013 12:24 pm

‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

Live from a sold-out Toyota Center in Houston, Texas, ‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos’ is set to go down tonight on pay-per-view. If you can’t make the pay-per-view portion of the card this evening, join us here at BJPENN.COM to catch all the blow-by-blow and round-by-round action and results as they transpire. RESULTS: John...

Oct 18, 2013 2:42 pm

‘UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III’ Weigh-In Results: One Fighter Misses Weight

A packed out Toyota Center in Houston, Texas witnessed today’s UFC 166: Velasquez vs. Dos Santos weigh-ins ceremony. All but one fighter missed their mark this afternoon. That fighter was preliminary card competitor Andre Fili. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live stream of today’s special event here are the official results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m....

Oct 17, 2013 11:14 am

Gilbert Melendez Making First ‘Uncrowned’ Title Defense This Weekend

“I’m looking to make a statement here. I’m looking to make my first uncrowned title defense and really make a statement. I think Diego is a great fighter but me being at my best I think I can make a statement with a dominant performance.” “I think he’s a great fighter, honestly. I think he’s...

Aug 13, 2013 10:32 am

The Best Non-Title Fights of All Time

BJPenn.com takes a look at the fights that may not have had a championship on the line, but the fighters fought like there was. Here are some of the best non-title fights of all time. Forrest Griffin vs. Stephan Bonnar – The Ultimate Fighter Season One Finale If you were living under a rock you...

Aug 1, 2013 2:58 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Martin Kampmann on Upcoming Fight with Condit: “I’m Going to Walk Away With the Finish” | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week our boys Kinch and Chase Raymond put on another amazing show on BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cage Side Radio. One of this week’s guests was longtime UFC fan-favorite and welterweight contender, Martin “Hitman” Kampmann. Kampmann is currently preparing for his upcoming bout with Carlos Condit on August 28th at UFC Fight Night...

Jul 25, 2013 9:23 am

Noons vs. Sotiropoulos Latest Addition To UFC 166

UFC 166 is shaping up to be one of the most stacked cards of the year and that was before this lightweight bout between K.J. Noons and George Sotiropoulos was announced. UFC 166 is set to go down from the Toyota Center in Houston, Texas on October 19. In the main event a trilogy match between...

Jul 25, 2013 8:57 am

Shawn Jordan vs. Gabriel Gonzaga Booked For UFC 166

By Evan Stoumbelis – @MMAEvan Heavyweight Shawn Jordan has verbally agreed to fight Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 166: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez III. Jordan is riding a 2 fight win streak against Chicago native Mike Russow and fan favorite Pat ‘HD’ Barry, both wins came via knockout, with his knockout over Barry earning him knockout...

Jul 22, 2013 9:01 am

TUF: Brazil 2 Champ Leonardo Santos Plans Drop to Lightweight

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Leonardo Santos, the latest winner of TUF: Brazil, has made plans to drop down to lightweight for his next UFC fight. The Brazilian won TUF: Brazil 2 and the six-figure UFC contract at UFC on FUEL TV 10 in June. He claimed that crown with a second-round submission of William Macario, who was heavily favored to...

Jun 12, 2013 10:56 am

Flyweights Louis Gaudinot and Tim Elliott Set to do Battle at UFC 164 in Milwaukee

By JAKE CHASTAIN | UFC officials today announced that a featherweight bout between Louis Gaudinot (6-2 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Tim Elliott (9-3-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) was scheduled for UFC 164 in Milwaukee at the Bradley Center on August 31st. It has not yet been announced whether Gaudinot vs Elliot will air on the prelims or PPV portion...

May 29, 2013 12:19 pm

UFC 164 Card Update: Clay Guida vs. Chad Mendes Finalized for August 31st

By JAKE CHASTAIN | We broke word a few days ago that the UFC was negotiating with Chad “Money” Mendes (14-1 MMA) and Clay Guida (30-13 MMA) on trying to get their fight rescheduled for the August 31st UFC 164 event in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The two were supposed to fight each other at the recent...

May 16, 2013 12:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC veteran Luigi Fioravanti focused on return to action after layoff

  Don’t look for his name and face on the back of a milk carton just yet. Diehard fans of the UFC remember welterweight Luigi Fioravanti for his run in the mid-2000’s but a handful of instances have kept him away from competing as of late. Fioravanti, a veteran of over 30 professional fights, is...

May 7, 2013 2:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez Wants Fastest Path Back To Title Fight

Following the controversial loss to UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson, Gilbert Melendez is eager to get back in the cage and mix it up with the best. ‘El’ Nino’ was featured on MMAWeekly’s Knockout Radio where the Cesar Gracie Jujitsu fighter made it clear he wants top contenders on the lightweight ladder. Melendez said, “There’s a lot of...

Mar 19, 2013 12:04 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tryout Details Released by UFC | UFC NEWS

So you want to be a fighter? Well, here is your chance to prove yourself to the UFC. The UFC has just officially released the details regarding its next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” via its trusty Twitter account. The organization stated that “The Ultimate Fighter 18” will be holding open tryouts on April 15th...

Mar 16, 2013 3:04 pm

Gambler’s Odds: UFC 158 Main Card | UFC NEWS

UFC 158 is a risky card to wager your money on. The main card is not as stacked as past cards we’ve seen and a few names have proven to be shaky in their last few performances. While I’m not insulting their skillset, there are simply a couple of names that I would not feel...

Mar 1, 2013 2:30 pm

Thiago, Benoist added to UFC on FX 8 in Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 8 in Brazil just added two welterweights with plenty to gain. Paulo Thiago (14-5) and Lance Benoist (6-2) are the latest additions to UFC on FX 8, according to several published reports. And both welterweights could be fighting for their UFC lives. Thiago is 1-4 in his past five outings. He started...

Jan 8, 2013 4:50 am

Lombard vs. Okami Booked For UFC’s Return Trip To Japan | UFC NEWS

There is no doubt about it. When the UFC picked up top middleweight, Hector Lombard, they were expecting a title challenger to Anderson Silva’s throne. Unfortunately for the massive amounts of Lombard supporters, he failed to deliver in his UFC debut against Tim Boetsch. After a successful second UFC bout and a dominant victory over...