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Nov 1, 2017 6:16 am

Dana White buries Jon Jones: “you’re unfixable”

Jon Jones is currently awaiting sentencing for his latest, gut-wrenching brush with the United States Anti-Doping Agency. Whatever happens, he seems to be in good spirits, as he recently posted a brief training clip to Instagram, suggesting it is time to “pick himself and start again.” UFC President Dana White doesn’t share Jones optimism. On...

Oct 31, 2017 2:03 pm

VIDEO | This is @jonjones on Twitter and he gets a lot of mean tweets

Meet Jon Jones. No, not former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, but the video game developer Jon Jones. People often mistake this purple-haired Jon Jones for the UFC fighter Jon Jones as they share the same name with the same spelling. Not only that, but the video game developer also has the Twitter handle...

Oct 31, 2017 6:01 am

Colby Covington recounts in his experience in Brazil after controversial post-fight comments

Colby Covington had a wild time in Brazil. Moments after his unanimous decision win over Demian Maia was announced, the red-hot welterweight went off on the country, calling it a “a dump” and referring to its citizens as “filthy animals.” Unsurprisingly, the people of Brazil weren’t happy with Covington’s remarks. The UFC, meanwhile immediately feared...

Oct 30, 2017 12:29 pm

Jorge Masvidal defends Colby Covington after recent backlash

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s action-packed return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, surging UFC welterweight Colby Covington picked up the biggest win of his career thus far, defeating Demian Maia with a dominant unanimous decision. As impressive as Covington’s win was, however, it has been somewhat overshadowed by his headline-dominating his post-fight...

Oct 30, 2017 11:25 am

Chris Holdsworth confirms “cheater” TJ Dillashaw concussed him, implies PED use

Team Alpha Male’s Chris Holdsworth has not fought since May of 2014, when he defeated Chico Camus by unanimous decision. The reason for his prolonged absence has been a series of concussions. It has been widely speculated that these concussions were spurred on by a surprise knee from a former training partner: UFC 217’s TJ...

Oct 30, 2017 11:00 am

TJ Dillashaw announces the creation of his own team based in California

TJ Dillashaw is switching things up ahead of his UFC 217 bout where he will challenge former teammate Cody Garbrandt for the UFC bantamweight title. Dillashaw used to train with Garbrandt at Team Alpha Male and took his training to Colorado after his striking coach Duane Ludwig left the team and took his coaching to...

Oct 30, 2017 6:21 am

Justin Buchholz announces he’s not longer the head coach of Team Alpha Male

There’s been yet another shakeup at Team Alpha Male, the Sacramento, California home of UFC stars like Cody Garbrandt, Andre Fili and Chad Mendes. Justin Buchholz. who has been serving as the team’s MMA coach since the role was held by UFC veterans Martin Kampmann and Duane Ludwig, has apparently been demoted. “I am no...

Oct 30, 2017 5:58 am

Demian Maia updates on retirement plans after Colby Covington loss

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Sao Paulo, Brazil, long-time welterweight contender Demian Maia stepped into the cage for a fight with the rising Colby Covington. Though Maia showed off plenty of heart in this fight, he was soundly beaten, ultimately giving up a unanimous decision after three bloody...

Oct 27, 2017 12:02 pm

Colby Covington ready to drop his sweaty you know what on Demian Maia’s face

Rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington is a short time away from getting the chance to establish himself as one of the top contenders at 170 pounds. Covington, who is currently ranked the no. 7 welterweight by the UFC takes on no. 3 ranked Demian Maia this weekend at UFC Fight Night 118 in Sao Paulo,...

Oct 27, 2017 8:50 am

Michael Bisping Pokes Holes in ‘Little Sh-t’ Georges St-Pierre’s Record

It may be new information to some people about just how big of the man Georges St-Pierre was back in the day. There are tons of new UFC fans and more are drawn every day due to the sport’s rapid growth throughout the years. From 2008 to 2013, the UFC’s welterweight division was St-Pierre’s. He ruled over...

Oct 26, 2017 2:53 pm

Michael Bisping Says Gym Assault Story ‘Completely Inaccurate’

We’re only nine days away from the illustrious return of Georges St-Pierre, who will challenge Michael Bisping for the UFC middleweight title. Promotion is just heating up this week with the conference calls and media obligations. Out of nowhere, an allegation comes from a person accusing Bisping of grabbing him by the throat in the...

Oct 26, 2017 6:41 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk believes she knows why Claudia Gadelha lost to Jessica Andrade

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s return to Japan, top flyweight contenders Claudia Gadelha and Jessica Andrade were locked into the cage together. Despite being a noteworthy underdog heading into this fight, Andrade ultimately came out on top, capturing a decision win in an absolutely thrilling upset. Speaking on a media conference...

Oct 26, 2017 6:01 am

Cody Garbrandt argues that TJ DIllashaw regrets leaving Team Alpha Male

UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and top contender TJ Dillashaw, who will battle in the co-main event of UFC 217 this November 4, share one of the most sizzling beefs in MMA. This beef began when Dillashaw left Team Alpha Male, where Garbrandt still trains, to pursue other opportunities. In the opinion of Garbrandt, this...

Oct 25, 2017 12:12 pm

Andre Fili explains the moment he glared at Conor McGregor doing the billionaire strut

Andre Fili pulled off his own version of the “billionaire strut” in the moments leading up to his fight against Artem Lobov over the weekend. Lobov had his good friend and training partner Conor McGregor sitting cageside for his fight. While Fili was in the Octagon waiting for Lobov to enter from his walkout, “Touchy”...

Oct 24, 2017 2:25 pm

Andre Fili Comments on ‘Fake’ Conor McGregor After His Use of a Gay Slur

Andre Fili put on a great performance against Artem Lobov at UFC Gdansk, but unfortunately it was overshadowed by Conor McGregor twice. In the midst of the fight before his right hand man Lobov would square off against Team Alpha Male’s Fili, the crowd erupted as McGregor entered the arena. This fever pitch was only...

Oct 24, 2017 9:06 am

Cody Garbrandt’s recent trash talk of TJ Dillashaw seems to have backfired

On November 4, in the co-main event of UFC 217, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and challenger TJ Dillashaw will finally step into the Octagon to settle their score. In advance of this anticipated showdown, the former teammates have exchanged near ceaseless trash talk – particularly the Garbrandt side of the equation. One of Garbrandt’s latest...

Oct 24, 2017 7:52 am

Joe Rogan gives his take on Conor McGregor’s next opponent

At this stage, the circumstances of Conor McGregor’s next fight are quite nebulous. The Irish MMA superstar has a seemingly endless list of options available, spanning both MMA and boxing. That said, there are two options that seem to stand out from the rest: a fight with UFC interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson, and a...

Oct 23, 2017 12:18 pm

Georges St-Pierre reveals current weight, discusses weight cut for middleweight debut

We’re now less than two weeks away from the long-awaited comeback fight of former UFC welterweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Georges St-Pierre. The Canadian star will make his return against reigning, defending UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 217, this November 4 inside New York City’s Madison Square...

Oct 22, 2017 11:33 am

Referee Marc Goddard explains why he told Conor McGregor to leave the cage side area

Referee Marc Goddard told Conor McGregor to leave the cage side area during yesterday’s Andre Fili vs. Artem Lobov fight at UFC Gdansk. The incident occurred during the fights second-round while Andre Fili was in top position on McGregor’s friend and teammate Artem Lobov. Goddard decided to pause the action and instructed the current UFC...

Oct 22, 2017 8:07 am

Mike Perry explains why Santiago Ponzinibbio is a redemption story

This December 16, on the UFC on Fox 26 broadcast, rising welterweight contender “Platinum” Mike Perry will face the toughest test of his career thus far, as he battles Argentinian knockout artist Santiago Ponzinibbio. Though Perry has never encountered Ponzinibbio before, he still considers this fight something of a redemption story. Why? Because Ponzinibbio recently...

Oct 18, 2017 2:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 54 // Alexander Volkanovski | Ian McCall

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off we are joined by UFC featherweight, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. Following the news that Jeremy Kennedy would be unable to compete on November 19th in Sydney, there was a brief moment of uncertainty for Alex....

Oct 18, 2017 1:37 pm

Dana White says adding weight classes will not solve weight cutting issues

The Association of Boxing Commissions recently approved the introduction of four new weight classes to professional Mixed Martial Arts. A 165 pound super lightweight division, 175 pound super welterweight division, 195 pound super middleweight division, and 225 pound cruiserweight division have been approved for MMA but it is ultimately up the promotions to open these...

Oct 17, 2017 5:50 am

Kenny Florian questions Jose Aldo’s motivation after Holloway loss

Back in June, featherweight great Jose Aldo stepped into the cage to defend the UFC featherweight title against the streaking Max Holloway. Despite a strong start, Aldo was ultimately TKO’d by his young foe, surrendering the belt in the process. While nothing can be taken away from Holloway, UFC analyst Kenny Florian believes Aldo’s loss...