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Nov 11, 2016 6:25 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor gets into backstage altercation with Khabib Nurmagomedov

Current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to fight Eddie Alvarez for the promotions lightweight championship in the main event of tomorrow’s UFC 205 fight card in New York. However, that didn’t stop “Mystic Mac” from getting into it with other fighters today before weigh ins. As most of you already know, the brash Irish superstar shared a heated...

Nov 11, 2016 6:05 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 – Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Karolina Kowalkiewicz have intense weigh-in staredown

The UFC women’s strawweight championship takes place on what many are calling the biggest UFC event ever to take place. UFC 205 will feature three championship title fights with the UFC women’s strawweight title fight between champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz starting off the championship fights. Both women hail from Poland and carry...

Nov 11, 2016 5:41 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal: “Tyron Woodley at any moment could just pick Conor McGregor up and end his life”

Earlier today current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had a rather intense moment backstage at the UFC 205’s weigh ins. Following their brief stare-down backstage, the UFC champions decided to trade barbs on Twitter which resulted in McGregor calling “The Chosen One” a “Twitter bitch” while Woodley fired back...


Nov 11, 2016 4:16 pm

VIDEO | UFC surprises with Ronda Rousey and Amanda Nunes faceoff at UFC 205 weigh-ins

There was a big surprise in New York at the UFC 205 weigh-ins. In addition to the stacked card of fighters making UFC 205 arguably the greatest card in UFC history, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey made an appearance and had a faceoff with the current champion Amanda Nunes. The two fighters squared...

Nov 11, 2016 3:47 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez weigh-in staredown

CAN. NOT. WAIT. @TheNotoriousMMA and @Ealvarezfight weigh in for #UFC205. https://t.co/WM3azbXc5u — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 11, 2016 Friday afternoon in New York, the fighter’s of UFC 205 hit the scales for the ceremonial weigh-ins ahead of the scheduled fights on Saturday night. While both UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and UFC featherweight champion...

Nov 11, 2016 2:49 pm

VIDEO | New footage of Conor McGregor-Tyron Woodley exchange with audio

Friday morning in New York, the fighter’s of UFC 205 hit the scales for early weigh-ins ahead of their scheduled bouts. While UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez both weighed-in on point for their lightweight title fight, and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley & Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson both weighed-in for...

Nov 11, 2016 12:37 pm

Dana White weighs-in on formation of fighter’s union

Earlier this year, reports surfaced that a fighter’s union had officially been formed. With current and former fighters such as UFC legend Randy Couture, UFC women’s bantamweight Leslie Smith, and MMA veteran Cung Le jumping on-board to name just a few of the fighters. Earlier this week however, top ranked UFC welterweight & lightweight, Donald...

Nov 11, 2016 11:46 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero on Michael Bisping: I’m Not Sure If He’s a Coward or Not

Tomorrow night, on the main card of the historic UFC 205, former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero will take on former middleweight champion Chris Weidman. In advance of this pivotal showdown, the Cuban contender joined Chris Taylor on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to discuss the bout, and what it could mean for his fighting future. Though streaking middleweight...

Nov 11, 2016 11:23 am

Dana White on Gastelum’s Weigh-In Miss: I’ll Never Let Him Fight at 170 Again

Earlier this morning, UFC 205‘s stacked main card took a significant hit when welterweight contender Kelvin Gastelum failed to make weight for his planned bout with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Though weigh-in misses do not typically result in the cancelation of a fight outright, Gastelum’s was severe enough that it forced him off the card altogether,...

Nov 11, 2016 11:15 am

Dana White: Jon Jones will not headline any more UFC events

This week, former UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones was handed a 1-year suspension for his random out-of-competition drug testing failure back in June. The failed drug test unfortunately forced Jones out of his UFC 200 headlining scrap with Daniel Cormier just 48 hours before fight night. While things didn’t initially look good for Jones,...

Nov 11, 2016 10:54 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley gives details on his ‘bitch’ exchange with Conor McGregor

Prior to the UFC 205 pre-fight press conference, UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley had good things to say about UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. In an exclusive interview with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor, the welterweight champ opened up on McGregor and his treatment of being matched up in more entertaining fights over defending his featherweight title. “I...

Nov 11, 2016 10:28 am

Report: Cowboy Rebooked for Scrap with Matt Brown at UFC 206

As unfortunate as they are, UFC 205‘s last-minute losses are UFC 206’s gain. First the Toronto card received a Tim Kennedy vs. Rashad Evans bout that was originally scheduled for UFC 205’s undercard. Now, it looks as though the Toronto card will grow by one epic welterweight scrap as Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is rumored to...

Nov 11, 2016 9:49 am

Tyron Woodley blasts Conor McGregor for Twitter comments

Friday morning, both UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor & UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley hit the scales for their respective UFC 205 scraps tomorrow night. While both men are slated to fight different opponents, one would think the pair are slated to fight each other. Backstage footage showed Woodley walking into the room, and McGregor...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 11, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Japanese Legend Shinya Aoki Gets TKO’d At One Championship: Defending Honor

Folayang stuffed a takedown early in R3 and smashed Aoki with a knee to the face. Shades of the 2nd Sakurai fight. And NEW pic.twitter.com/aLYhaXj4uu — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) November 11, 2016 Now that Eddie Alvarez, Will Brooks and Gilbert Melendez are all members of the UFC roster, Shinya Aoki stands out as one of the...

Nov 11, 2016 8:54 am

Conor McGregor goes at “Twitter b***h” Tyron Woodley, champ responds with warning

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had a bit of a heated moment Friday morning in New York during the UFC 205 early weigh-ins. Footage of the moment showed Woodley walking past McGregor, who proceeded to eye down the welterweight champ as he passed by. Woodley recognized the situation and...

Nov 11, 2016 8:11 am

Alan Jouban offers to step in and fight Donald Cerrone

Friday morning the MMA community learned that Kelvin Gastelum had missed weight, and his UFC 205 fight with Donald Cerrone was subsequently cancelled as a result of him being unable to make weight. While Cerrone weighed-in at 170 pounds, Gastelum never stepped on the scale for the fight, withdrawing from the fight before ever attempting...

Nov 11, 2016 6:51 am

Thiago Alves Misses Weight for Planned Lightweight Debut

Former UFC title challenger Thiago Alves has spent the last few years realizing hot-and-cold success at welterweight. After a savage, 2015 TKO loss to Carlos Condit, the dangerous Brazilian striker opted to head south in search of greener pastures at lightweight. Originally, Alves’ planned lightweight debut was expected to pit him against New York’s Al...

Nov 11, 2016 6:12 am

VIDEO | ONE Championship Fighter Breaks Ankle, Keeps Fighting – NSFW!

As an inherently violent sport, MMA occasionally produces the kind of freak injuries that leave our stomachs in knots. In 2004,  for example, we watched a Frank Mir armbar snap Tim Sylvia’s forearm like a matchstick. In 2011, meanwhile, we saw Frank Mir dole out another gruesome arm injury, this time twisting Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira’s arm...

Nov 10, 2016 5:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | UFC middleweight Yoel Romero has nothing but love for Conor McGregor

UFC 205 takes place this Saturday on November 12 with an absolutely stacked card. UFC middleweight Yoel Romero is set to take on former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main pay-per-view card in what could determine the next contender to challenge UFC middleweight champion, Michael Bisping for his belt. With the crucial middleweight...