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Feb 9, 2015 5:01 am

Demetrious Johnson Wants $2 Million To Fight TJ Dillashaw

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is one of the most dominant fighters today. Johnson hasn’t lost since 2011, when he fought Dominick Cruz for the UFC bantamweight championship. Since then, Johnson has gone 7-0-1, winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, and defending it 5 times since then. Go up a weight class and you have...

Feb 8, 2015 9:01 am

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several High Profile Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy booking matches for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the matchmaking world with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare, which will headline “UFC Fight Night 62” in Brazil on March 21st. Maia is coming off a...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 23, 2015 11:59 am

Surgery A Success!

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz just made it out of another surgery, and took to instagram with an update for the fans: Surgery is now complete…next step is putting my head down and busting out the rehabilitation process. Big Thanx 2 everyone for the patience so far,including this time also now-I will be back...

Jan 19, 2015 8:06 pm

‘2015 UFC Preview: A Look Ahead’

UFC analysts Jon Anik, Brian Stann, and Dominick Cruz preview a stacked year for the UFC, taking an in-depth look at several marquee matchups that will be taking place in the coming months. Which are you most excited to see?

Jan 12, 2015 10:29 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Daniel Straus, Jake Shields, And Johnny Case

Last night BJPENN.com Radio returned for another stellar episode as always. First up we were joined by former Bellator MMA champion, Daniel Straus, who will be fighting for the featherweight title once again, against Patiricio Freire this Friday. Next up we were joined by former UFC fighter, Jake Shields, who will be fighting for the...

Jan 4, 2015 11:26 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver Preview

Last night following UFC 182, Jon Anik, Brian Stann and Dominick Cruz showed a preview of UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver, which goes down Sunday January 18th. The full fight lineup is currently as follows: Main Card (Fox Sports 1 7 p.m. PT) Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver Benson Henderson vs. Eddie Alvarez...

Dec 22, 2014 4:29 pm

Team Alpha Male Rep: Dillashaw vs. Faber “Highly Unlikely”

With the recent announcement of #1 contender Dominick Cruz out with a torn ACL and no timetable for his return, and then Raphael Assuncao announcing a broken ankle, many fans have been discussing the possibility of a Dillashaw vs. Faber superfight. Dillashaw has previously stated that he would fight his teammate and mentor Faber if...

Dec 22, 2014 3:49 pm

QUICK TWITT: Raphael Assuncao Announces Broken Ankle

Top ranked UFC bantamweight Raphael Assuncao broke the news earlier today that he is injured, and will not be competing for an unknown period of time. I am devastated 2 inform that my title shot hopes will be even further delayed due 2 broken ankle suffered in training I am sorry once again — Raphael Assuncao...

Dec 21, 2014 8:18 am

Barao: “I’m going to bring this belt back to Brazil”

Last night, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon, stopping Mitch Gagnon in the third round with an impressive, and slick arm triangle (See that HERE). Following the bout, Barao spoke through a translator at the post-fight press conference, saying: “I’m focused on my goals, and I’m going to bring this belt...

Dec 19, 2014 4:30 am

Fight Night Barueri: Fan Event Recap

Fans visit with Dominick Cruz, Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira, and the Octagon Girls in Barueri, Brazil before the big event, Fight Night Baruerie: Machida vs. Dollaway on Saturday.

Dec 10, 2014 8:40 am

Brad Pickett returns to bantamweight, wants Takeya Mizugaki

Following a 1-2 run inside the UFC’s flyweight division, Brad Pickett (24-10 MMA, 4-5 UFC) has decided to return to the bantamweight ranks. Pickett suffered a split-decision loss to Chico Camus at last month’s UFC Fight Night 57 event, which marked the Englishman’s second loss in a row at 125-pounds. Pickett recently spoke with Telegraph...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 20, 2014 10:44 am

Michael McDonald targeting spring 2015 comeback

Michael McDonald is targeting a spring 2015 return to the UFC after undergoing successful wrist surgery earlier this year. McDonald was on the cusp of a title shot at the end of last year, but was stopped in his tracks by Urijah Faber, who secured a dominant second round submission win over ‘Mayday’ to earn...

Nov 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Barao: ‘Bantamweight is my division’

Despite losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw earlier this year, and being unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135-pounds for his rematch against Dillashaw, Renan Barao found himself a midst a stacked bantamweight division. With Dominick Cruz returning to the UFC and earning himself a shot at Dillashaw’s belt, and UFC President Dana...

Oct 29, 2014 1:00 pm

Ratings Report: UFC 179 Prelims Bring In Modest Viewership

The incomparable, illustrious, Dave Meltzer of MMAFighting.com has, once again, brought forth his infinite wisdom on UFC television ratings. Here’s his report for Saturday’s Prelims on Fox Sports 1: Bucking monstrous sports competition, the UFC 179 prelims did 536,000 viewers, the second-lowest audience for that type of show for prelims since the move to Fox...

Oct 13, 2014 3:38 pm

Faber Not Thrilled With Idea Of Assuncao Bout

Urijah Faber is arguably the best UFC fighter to never win a championship. Throughout his career, Faber has never lost a non-title fight, and with his teammate and close friend, TJ Dillashaw as the UFC’s bantamweight champion, it is unlikely that Faber will get another crack that the bantamweight strap anytime soon. With Raphael Assuncao...