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Dec 9, 2011 9:20 am

UFC NEWS – Dana White Comments On Miguel Torres Termination

“It wasn’t that I thought this was offensive. I thought it was absolutely ridiculous and offensive. And yeah, I’m sure, offensive to many people. There’s been cases here where things have happened where some people have been offended by things that the fighters have said. You know, we have the Forrest Griffin incident, we’ve got...

Dec 9, 2011 8:45 am

MMA NEWS – Four Bouts Official For "STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE" In January

STRIKEFORCE announced yesterday that it will host an exciting middleweight championship bout in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Jan. 7, when champion Luke Rockhold battles UFC veteran Keith Jardine in the night’s main event, live from The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. STRIKEFORCE®: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE will...

Dec 8, 2011 7:43 pm

UFC NEWS: Miguel Torres Cut From The UFC Due To Twitter Remarks

“This morning I’m on [Michael] Landsberg’s show, up here in Canada, and he hits me with the quote of what he tweeted. Now there’s no explanation for that. There’s absolutely nothing I could say to make any sense of that. And the fact that he even thinks that’s funny or that’s a joke, it disturbs...

Nov 25, 2011 10:58 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: What is the greatest fight in UFC history?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers what fight you thought was the greatest ever in UFC history. With so many analysts, fighters and fans proclaiming that last weekend’s UFC 139 five-round war between Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua earned the prize, we took to our polls to see what our...

Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Oct 17, 2011 8:45 am

Shogun Moves Camps Again: Not Training At Kings MMA For Fight With Dan Henderson

“We don’t see any advantage at this moment to feed our opponents information about the work we’ve been developing, This is a work philosophy we’ve adopted at other times, and now we’ve decided to do it again. It’s nothing to do with the fans, and we understand their hunger for news. At the right time,...

Oct 13, 2011 10:28 am

RICH "ACE" FRANKLIN’S SHOULDER SURGERY A SUCCESS

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin underwent shoulder surgery yesterday to repair his torn labrum, an injury that occurred during a grappling practice last month. Franklin’s manager, JT Stewart, announced today the surgery was a complete success and that he is expected to make a full recovery. “I spoke with Rich, he’s feeling great...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Sep 16, 2011 9:10 am

“Rampage”: Jones may be the future but I’m the present

In the latest installment of the “Rampage” Jackson YahooSports blog Jackson goes into details about his physical development as well as his thoughts on his UFC 135 opponent, Jon Jones. Having moved his camp to Denver Colorado, Rampage has been in isolation training for the past eight or more weeks in preparation for his attempt...

Jul 11, 2017 2:28 pm

PHOTO | Sage Northcutt looking bigger and more shredded in new post

“Super” Sage Northcutt is looking like he is terrific shape ahead of his fight coming up against John Makdessi. The two are set to meet in the center of the Octagon at UFC 214, which takes place on July 29 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. Ahead of his fight, Northcutt posted some photos...

Apr 7, 2017 2:03 pm

Don Frye talks about his state of being homeless and multiple suicide attempts

It’s been a rocky road for UFC Hall of Fame legend Don Frye. The MMA legend that helped pave the way in the early days of mixed martial arts has suffered in recent years, going through a divorce and having several surgeries done which caused a brain hemorrhage which forced him to be put into...

Feb 3, 2017 10:59 pm

Anderson Silva on losing streak: ‘It’s not important’

At one point in time, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva looked nearly unbeatable in the Octagon, winning 16 straight fights, including 10 defenses of the UFC middleweight title. While Silva is certainly still considered the best fighter of all time, The Spider has been on a bit of a skid recently, going 0-4 with...

Jan 11, 2017 10:02 am

VIDEO | Joe Rogan gives his take on MMA’s greatest of all time

Joe Rogan has seen a lot of fights as well as fighters throughout their career as a UFC commentator and enthusiastic follower of the sport of mixed martial arts. So, who does Rogan consider the greatest mixed martial arts fighter of all time? Recently, on the Joe Rogan Experience podcast talking with writer and stand-up...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 17, 2016 5:42 pm

Gegard Mousasi: Anderson Silva Won’t Risk Fighting Me

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’d been calling out for years: Vitor Belfort. He did not let this long-awaited opportunity to fight Belfort go to waste. After a strong first round, the Dutchman finished things off in the second, grounding the fight,...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...

Dec 23, 2015 11:39 am

Best of armBAR Video: Robin Black’s Funniest Moments of 2015 – Lighter side of the UFC

It’s that time of the year to recap the funnier moments on Fight Network’s – armBAR-  series.    The funniest moments in armBAR Robin Black interviewed  Robbie Lawler, Chris Weidman, Chuck Liddell, Rory MacDonald, Forrest Griffin, Valerie Letourneau, Stipe Miocic, Patrick Cote and Olivier Aubin-Mercier.    Here are some of the funniest bits of 2015...

Apr 7, 2015 10:01 am

Julianna Pena — ‘Hype Before Title Shot’

“No, they put a lot of words into my mouth all the time and they always want to bring up Ronda all the time and they always want to make it look like I have this massive beef with her… My issue is that I want to be a champion one day and I didn’t...

Apr 7, 2015 9:42 am

“Raging” Al Explains Frustration With Booing Crowd

“Am I really getting booed right now? Is this really happening?” he said, recounting his reaction at the time. “And I saw two kids just (giving me the finger). F— me? F— you! You’re sitting there doing nothing. You’re sitting there drinking beers. You’re a freakin looser. Go back to your little hillbilly… whatever. Don’t...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...