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Aug 5, 2012 1:33 pm

In His Exact Words | Penn Wants MacDonald Fight Booked As Soon As Possible

With news of the UFC 152 bout cancellation between Rory MacDonald and BJ Penn the world has been left to speculate and wonder when the two top welterweights would enter into a new bout agreement. Initially it was thought that the UFC and Penn would seek a replacement opponent for the two-division champion’s return from...

Jun 26, 2012 9:45 pm

VADA Sponsors BJ Penn – BJ Invites Rory | UFC News

VADA (Voluntary Anti-Doping Association) an independent organization founded to offer and promote effective anti-doping programs in boxing and mixed martial arts, contacted BJ Penn directly 2 weeks ago and requested the former UFC champion to be the first UFC fighter to go through the voluntary participation. Dear Mr. Penn, The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA) selectively...


Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 9, 2012 10:20 am

UFC President Confirms Penn vs. MacDonald At UFC 152 | UFC NEWS

BJ Penn has officially come out of retirement and is slated to fight top Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald at UFC 152 on September 22nd at Air Canada Center. Dana White stated at the post-fight press conference at UFC on FX 3 that the highly anticipated welterweight fight will in fact happen and will likely serve as the co-main event...

Jun 6, 2012 3:09 pm

BJ Penn: “Rory, I accept your challenge!!” | UFC NEWS

Yesterday afternoon on MMAFighting.com’s “The MMA Hour”, one of the UFC’s top welterweight fighters, Rory MacDonald took to the airwaves to call out an MMA Legend. In his interview with host, Ariel Helwani, the Canadian based fighter proclaimed, “Right now I feel there’s a guy that I want to fight before he leaves the sport...

Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Jul 22, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | UFC 201: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley (extended preview)

With just over a week to go until UFC 201, where Robbie Lawler will look to once again defend his welterweight championship as he faces Tyron Woodley, take a look at the extended preview for the event. Lawler enters the bout on a 5-fight win streak, that has seen him defend his welterweight championship against...

Jul 3, 2016 10:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “What else do I have to do for a title shot?”

Following his recent victory over former title challenger Rory MacDonald, top welterweight contender Stephen Thompson is still awaiting word on what his next from the UFC. “Wonderboy” has reeled off seven straight victories, including a first-round knockout of former champion Johny Hendricks this past February. Thompson spoke to Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour where...

Jun 25, 2016 9:29 am

Stephen Thompson: “I know I can knock Robbie Lawler out”

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson put the welterweight division on notice earlier this month when he picked up a unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald in Ottawa, Canada. The win was an extremely impressive one for Thompson, who picked apart MacDonald, stuffed several takedowns, and fought out of a few submissions, over the course of the fight....

Jun 19, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 89 Press Conference (Replay)

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. Stephen Thompson was able to defeat Rory MacDonald in the evenings main event via decision. Donald Cerrone earned a TKO victory over former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote in the evenings main event. Steve Boss and Sean O’Connell provided...

Jun 18, 2016 9:56 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ action in Ottawa? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for the live results from every fight. In addition, stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight on the entire card. Main card (Fox Sports 1) Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson – Thompson defeats...

Jun 17, 2016 10:46 am

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson recalls the moment he decided to do MMA

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson was 57-0 prior to making the jump to professional MMA. Now, with a 12-1 professional MMA record which includes a 1st round TKO win over former champion Johny Hendricks, Thompson is preparing for his #1 contender scrap with Rory MacDonald. Ahead of the fight, Thompson spoke to the BrisbaneTimes to recall the...

Jun 13, 2016 1:42 am

Stephen Thompson is not happy with the UFC welterweight title picture

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is not happy that his next fight isn’t for the welterweight title. Thompson will face Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 89, which takes place in Ottawa, Canada on June 18. This fight will likely determine the next in line to fight for the welterweight title. Thompson, however, feels he already should...

Jun 12, 2016 6:51 pm

Complete UFC Fight Night 89 fight card

The octagon will be in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada this Saturday night for the “UFC Fight Night 89: MacDonald vs. Thompson” fight card. The event is headlined by a key welterweight bout between top contenders Rory MacDonald and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. In the evening’s co-main event perennial lightweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone will continue his welterweight...

May 6, 2016 2:00 pm

Robbie Lawler reveals who hit him the hardest

UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler has earned the reputation as a warrior throughout the course of his 38 fight MMA career. Lawler has shared the cage with MMA greats such as Carlos Condit, Nick Diaz, Jacare Souza, and Mayhem Miller to name just a few. In addition, Lawler has been in quite a few wars...

May 4, 2016 5:45 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley being targeted

UFC Tonight revealed exciting news for the welterweight division. A welterweight championship bout between Robbie Lawler and contender Tyron Woodley is being worked on for UFC 201. One last fight in the works: Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley targeted as championship bout at #UFC201 — UFC Tonight (@UFCTonight) May 5, 2016 Lawler is coming off...

Apr 28, 2016 11:25 am

Joanne Calderwood and Valerie Letourneau to make history at UFC Fight Night 89

Women’s MMA is still growing and Joanne Calderwood (10-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Valerie Letourneau (8-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) are stamping their place in UFC history at UFC Fight Night 89. Calderwood and Letourneau will meet in Ottawa, Canada on June 18 at The Arena at TD Place in the UFC’s very first women’s flyweight...

Apr 25, 2016 1:45 pm

VIDEO | Is Michael ‘Venom’ Page the flashiest fighter in MMA?

Bellator 153 took place on Friday and the undefeated Michael “Venom” Page was able to showcase his flashy style once again as he took on Jeremie Holloway. The English fighter was able to secure a peculiar submission at 2:15 of the very first round after showcasing some of his showy standup skills in the Bellator...

Apr 15, 2016 11:48 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Ottawa card sets new record

It didn’t take long for the UFC to sell out the UFC Fight Night 89 event, which is the UFC’s debut in Ottawa, Canada. Over 10,000 tickets were sold. According to the UFC, the event “will be the largest arena show in TD Place history. It also marks the fastest sellout at The Arena at...

Mar 18, 2016 4:10 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Patrick Cote targeted for UFC Fight Night 89

Donald Cerrone had a successful debut at Welterweight about a month ago and hopes to continue at UFC Fight Night 89. The UFC should be announcing this fight very soon. It looks like Cerrone will be facing Canadian star Patrick Cote in Ottawa Ontario, Canada June 18. The pair will co-headline the event and is...