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Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

Jun 29, 2015 2:59 pm

Bermudez: ‘I Hope Aldo’s Injury Isn’t Some Boxing Bull’

Even though Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are still set to clash in the main event of “UFC 189”, the champion’s rib injury is hanging over the event like a black cloud. Featherweight Dennis Bermudez threw in his two cents on the situation and hopes it doesn’t end up being drama compared to boxing. “I...

Jun 26, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC’s Lorenzo Fertitta Releases Statement On Failed MMA Bill

Well, another year and MMA is still illegal in New York. There was a lot of steam and positive feelings built up and ultimately it was the same old same old. The MMA bill did not get passed. Obviously everyone pulling for it is disappointed, including UFC chairman and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. We heard from...

Jun 26, 2015 10:21 am

UFC Officials React To New York’s Failed Attempt At MMA In 2015

Once again, MMA fails in New York. The bill to get that sport legalized in the Big Apple did not get passed yesterday and needless to say, UFC officials weren’t very happy. Especially UFC president Dana White who took to Twitter to call out the ‘corrupt’ politicians. There was a lot of positive vibes floating around,...

Jun 26, 2015 9:33 am

‘Money’ Mendes Will Get Paid Even If He Doesn’t Fight At UFC 189

Team Alpha Males’ Chad ‘Money’ Mendes is sitting in a pretty good position right now. He has been tapped as the standby fighter in the event Jose Aldo can’t fight at UFC 189, and will step in and fight Conor McGregor for an interim title. If Aldo does fight as planned? Well, then Mendes gets...

Jun 25, 2015 11:55 am

Fabricio Werdum Taking A 6 Month Vacation

“I want to rest a little bit. I trained a lot … training for a long time. I want to enjoy my family, just a little bit, then I want to fight again, maybe in December. Arlovski is good. He beat Travis Browne now. I beat Travis Browne. My question is, who is the daddy?”...

Jun 25, 2015 11:13 am

Conor Doesn’t Care — ‘Ready To Fight Anyone On July 11’

The UFC announced that Jose Aldo is still planning on fighting at UFC 189, but has secured Chad Mendes to be on standby just in case. According to John Kavanagh, McGregor’ coach, it really doesn’t matter who steps into the octagon with the Irishmen come fight night. Kavanagh wrote about the whole situation in a...

Jun 25, 2015 9:56 am

JDS Returning To Training Next Month, Wants Werdum Fight

“I want to clarify that I´m very well, and I´ll be in perfect condition to face Werdum at the end of the year. Actually I was injured before the fight against Stipe Miocic [at UFC on Fox 13]. I had a strain in the [anterior cruciate ligament], and ended up aggravating it during the fight...

Jun 25, 2015 9:02 am

Edgar “Dissapointed” In UFC’s Decision To Give Mendes Contingency Plan

The UFC released a statement on Wednesday saying that featherweight champion Jose Aldo did not suffer a broken rib, as reported on Tuesday, but instead only had a bruised rib. Therefore, the main event will continue as planned with Aldo taking on Conor McGregor. If by some chance Aldo actually can’t go, the UFC has...

Jun 24, 2015 7:37 am

Injured Aldo “Heartbroken and Crying” Over Possible Fight Cancellation

Things are not looking good for the UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo. News broke yesterday of a reported injury to his rib, an injury that could keep him out of next months UFC 189 fight with Conor McGregor. Everything after that was pretty silent. We didn’t hear anything from Aldo or the UFC or McGregor....

Jun 24, 2015 7:30 am

Breaking His Silence — Conor McGregor Reacts To Aldo’s Injury

  The Notorious one has spoken. Conor McGregor has broken his silence and commented on the news that Jose Aldo is injured and possibly out of their scheduled UFC 189 bout. It’s safe to assume somethings going on in the background. There has been no official word from the UFC and both McGregor’s and Dana...

Jun 23, 2015 4:04 pm

Last Man To Beat McGregor Offers To Replace Aldo — ‘I’ll beat him again’

The MMA world is in a current state of unknown right now, with news surfacing earlier today saying that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has suffered a fractured rib. The UFC has yet to comment on the news, aside from a short tweet from Dana White, telling everyone to relax. No one knows if the...

Jun 23, 2015 4:03 pm

McGregor Camp Breaks Silence — Reacts To Aldo Injury News

We’ve heard from Dana White, sort of, and now we have the reaction from Conor McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh. Kavanagh took to social media and sent out this video to express his feelings about the news that surfaced earlier today https://t.co/0ZNmsdsgBk — Coach Kavanagh (@John_Kavanagh) June 23, 2015 No official word has been sent out...

Jun 23, 2015 12:53 pm

BJ Penn Named Hawaii MVP OF The Week, Talks Favorite UFC Moment, More — WATCH!

From KITV.com: HONOLULU —He’s one of only two fighters to win world titles in two separate weight classes. And next month, he’ll be honored for that feature when he is officially enshrined into the UFC Hall of Fame. BJ Penn, now retired, is KITV’s Hawaii MVP this week, but, as our Brandi Higa reports, the...

Jun 23, 2015 11:56 am

Werdum Coach — ‘Velasquez Deserves Immediate Rematch’

“It’s hard to say names. I believe Cain deserves a rematch because of his history as a champion. He was great. He did things in the heavyweight division nobody did, and Fabricio will start building his history in the heavyweight division. “But if somebody has to fight, I believe it’s Cain. He deserves [it]. I’m...

Jun 23, 2015 11:18 am

Miocic Explains Explicit Tweet After Werdum Beat Velasquez

“I was kind of upset a little bit. You know, I put my time in, I fought top ranked guys the last couple fights. I built myself up to come up to that level and get my shot at the title, you know and it really upset me that a guy would just jump me...

Jun 23, 2015 8:42 am

JDS not injured, wants to be champion by year-end

UFC President Dana White recently told reporters that Andrei Arlovski or Stipe Miocic would be the next man to challenge Fabricio Werdum for the UFC heavyweight title, this because former champ Junior dos Santos was still nursing an injury. However, in a public note sent out by his team, “JDS” explained that he could be...

Jun 22, 2015 2:00 am

WATCH! UFC 189 Promo: Say Hello to My Little Friend

Dana White and the UFC have spent hundreds and thousands of dollars on commercials and trailers to hype Jose Aldo’s meeting with Conor McGregor at UFC 189. However, sometimes fan made promos get the job done! ‘Scareface’ mashed up with “UFC 189” seems like a match made in heaven. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered...

Jun 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Final “UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” Card Is Stacked, 11 Fights Confirmed

“UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” is set to be one of the company’s biggest pay-per-views in history. Dana White claims that it going to break 1,000,000 buys and it’s because of the amazing double main event, highlighting two title fights. The card is set to take place in Las Vegas on July 11th. Conor McGregor...

Jun 21, 2015 8:46 am

Gadelha: ‘Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Jiu-Jitsu Is Weak’

Joanna Jedrzejczyk stock has risen a great deal since her dominant victory over Jessica Penne at “UFC Fight Night 69”. She has received shout outs from the likes of Ronda Rousey and UFC President Dana White, but Claudia Gadelha claims to see through the smoke and mirrors. While Jedrzejczyk blasted through Jessica Penne and Carla...

Jun 16, 2015 9:18 am

TUF Winner Only Had $400 To His Name Before UFC 188

“I think less [than $400] bro. It means so much for me bro. I’ve been working hard. My last fight was in November. It’s a long time to fight this fight, but I’m so proud that I could be here and that means so much for me. That just Dana White just called me to...

Jun 15, 2015 7:08 pm

Machida Predicts UFC Champ Weidman Will Defeat Rockhold

UFC Middleweight Champion Chris Weidman made another successful title defense at UFC 187 when he made quick work of Vitor Belfort, defeating him in just one round. It didn’t take long for Dana White to announce that Luke Rockhold was next in line a shot at the gold, although a date has yet to be...

Jun 15, 2015 12:33 pm

USADA CEO: ‘UFC Will Have NO Involvement In Drug Testing’

Earlier in June, Ultimate Fighting Championship made a big step in order to clean up the sport of mixed martial arts. They announced the ‘most comprehensive anti-doping policy’ and became very proactive about drug testing their athletes. The CEO of the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA), Travis Tygart, has stated how impressed he was at...

Jun 14, 2015 4:28 pm

Weidman On Rockhold: ‘He’s Good Looking, I’ll Give Him That’

Chris Weidman successfully defended his UFC Middleweight Championship against Vitor Belfort at UFC 187 in May, but he already has his next challenger in his sights. Dana White recently announced that Luke Rockhold was next in line for a shot at the gold and the challenger has an impressive track record, to say the least....

Jun 14, 2015 3:50 pm

UFC Returns to Mexico in November for ‘TUF Latin America” Finale

Hours after concluding their biggest event in Mexico to date in “UFC 188”, UFC President Dana White announced the company will be returning there later on this year! ‘The Ultimate Fighter Latin Amercia’ Season 2 finale is set to take place in Monterrey, Mexico on November 21st. White confirmed the news during the “UFC 188”...

Jun 14, 2015 12:29 pm

UFC 188 Draws Over 21,000 For Return to Mexico City

UFC President Dana White announced the figures of “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” after the conclusion of the event during the post fight press conference. Mexico City Arena housed over 21,036 ravenous fans as they got to see Werdum dethrone Velasquez in the main-event championship bout. The gate was not released, but they broke records...

Jun 14, 2015 10:00 am

REPLAY! UFC 188 Post Fight Press Conference Highlights

UFC president Dana White announces bonus and fighters answer questions from the media. Check out the post-fight press conference highlights for UFC 188. Did you miss the first airing of the “UFC 188” post fight press conference? Check out the replay above! Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!

Jun 13, 2015 10:10 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 188: ‘Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Post-Fight Press Conference LIVE!

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 188 event fight fans are invited right here on BJPENN.COM to watch our live and free stream of the UFC 188 post-fight press conference. Hear from Dana White and other performers from tonight’s card using the player above. If video does not load click here to be redirected to the UFC’s...