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Jul 18, 2014 5:25 am

Floyd Mayweather: ‘Now I Know Who Ronda Rousey Is’

In recent news, Floyd Mayweather had some not nice words for UFC bantamweight champ Ronda Rousey. (Find that here). But a few days removed and ‘Money’ makes a gesture of kindness towards his fellow ESPY winner.

Jul 17, 2014 2:42 pm

QUICK TWITT | Jon Jones & Chris Weidman React To Leaving The ESPY’s Empty Handed

Last night going up for ESPN awards were three UFC champions. Jon Jones, Chris Weidman and Ronda Rousey. Ronda was the only one to bring home a W. In the aftermath, the two UFC champs took to twitter with their humble reaction. Check it: I think @RondaRousey winning best female athlete isn't even arguable #WMMA...

Jul 16, 2014 9:52 pm

Bonus Report: Donald Cerrone Among Four $50k Recipients

Tonight’s UFC Fight Night 45 event delivered nine finishes. As a result the competition for ‘Performance Of The Night’ Bonuses was stiffer than ever. In the end, UFC President Dana White awarded $50,000 in bonus funds to Donald Cerrone, Lucas Martins, John Liniker, and Alptekin Ozkilic. “UFC Fight Night 45: Cerrone vs. Miller” took place...

Jun 26, 2014 6:27 am

UFC Teams Up With Local Japanese Promotion For Talent Cultivation

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Japan’s ‘Vale Tudo/Shooto’ promotion have joined forces for the greater good. UFC President Dana White announced, during today’s Tokyo Press Conference, that the two companies have formed a partnership that includes a new TV series. The Television series is set to feature bantamweight and featherweight talent in a tournament style...

Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm

Winner Of Machida-Weidman Next For Vitor, Confirms Belfort Camp

According to reports coming out of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1, Vitor Belfort is readying for his title shot, and expects to face the winner of Lyoto Machida vs. Chris Weidman. Weidman vs. Machida takes place next Saturday from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Chris Weidman will look to defend his...

Jun 25, 2014 8:17 am

Woodley replaces Lombard, faces Dong Hyun Kim at UFC Fight Night 48

UFC President Dana White recently announced that Tyron Woodley (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped up to replace the injured Hector Lombard and will now face Dong Hyun Kim (19-2-1 MMA, 10-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 48 in Macao. Woodley was most recently seen in action earlier this month at...

Jun 20, 2014 6:10 am

New Mexico Will Not Overturn Sanchez vs. Pearson Decision

  After a meeting on Wednesday, the New Mexico Athletic Commission made a ruling on the controversial decision from the Diego Sanchez vs Ross Pearson bout. They ruled that…The decision will stand. That’s right Sanchez will get to keep his shiny W in his win column. The fight, which took place at UFC Fight Night...

Jun 18, 2014 6:07 am

O.N.E. Night Tournament Postponed Two Months

The public has spoken and BattleGrounds MMA has listened. Due to popular demand, the promotion led by Olympic wrestling gold medalist Kenny Monday will take its highly-anticipated, one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament, which will award its winner a $50,000 grand prize, to a national audience with a live pay-per-view telecast on Friday, October 3...

Jun 16, 2014 12:36 pm

Condit Eyes 2015 Return, Thinks Lawler Can Beat Hendricks

Carlos Condit hasn’t seen UFC action since suffering a torn ACL and partially torn Meniscus at UFC 171 at the hands of Tyron Woodley. Condit joined MMA Fighting to discuss his return and who he thinks has the best chance of dethroning Johny Hendricks. “I’m feeling pretty good. It’s coming along, it’s slow going, but...

Jun 13, 2014 6:11 am

Bellator Changes Their Tournament Format, Adds Title Shot Pool

Bellator MMA is going to be reformatting their tournament structure once again. On Thurdsay, Bellator boss, Bjorn Rebney announced that all past tournament winners will now be entered into a sort of World Title Pool, where they can be granted a title shot at any time, without having to reenter and entire tournament. MMAFighting’s Luke...

Jun 12, 2014 5:00 am

Trey Houston Replaces Injured Josh Bryant In Battlegrounds MMA: O.N.E. Tournament

BattleGrounds MMA (www.battlegroundsone.com) announced today that hard-hitting finisher Trey “That Just Happened?” Houston (11-2) of Bixby, Okla. will replace an injured Josh “The Beast” Bryant(14-4) of Broken Arrow, Okla. in the highly-anticipated one-night, eight-man welterweight (170 pounds) tournament that will award it’s winner a grand prize of $50,000 at BOK Center in Tulsa on Friday, June 27. In addition,...

Jun 10, 2014 5:34 pm

Tyron Woodley: Title Shots Need Consistency

UFC 174 co-headliner Tyron Woodley spoke to The Sherdog Radio Network about the lack of consistency in how title shots are awarded, and how the UFC should develop a rubric or system for how title shots are awarded saying rematches take away from who deserves a shot at the title, and take up time. “I...

Jun 7, 2014 6:59 pm

‘UFC FN 42’ Results: Pettis Earns Decision Win Against Meza

The fans are used to more exciting performances from the Pettis Family, but tonight was still impressive for Sergio Pettis. He was able to take minimal punishment while landing what he needed to win. It may not have been the most exciting victory, but it was very strategic. Even though the first round did not...

May 30, 2014 12:27 pm

Askren Takes Home Submission Win In OneFC Debut

ONE Fighting Championship (ONE FC), Asia’s largest Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) organization with a 90% market share, impressed the sold-out crowd in attendance at the iconic Singapore Indoor Stadium with another night of world-class mixed martial arts action. In the main event of the evening, Ben Askren proved once again why he is considered the...

May 29, 2014 6:30 am

Ryan Couture Latest UFC Vet To Join Battleground O.N.E. Card

BattleGrounds MMA announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. and...

May 15, 2014 12:41 pm

GIRL FIGHT!! Eye, Kaufman & Tate Engage In Twitter Beef

Top UFC bantamweights Jessica Eye (pictured) and Sarah Kaufman already have a history. The two fought back at UFC 166 in an amazing back-and-forth fight that saw Eye the victory. While disputed by many, Jessica was awarded a decision win via split-scorecards. However, she ended up failing her post-fight drug test for pot and the...

May 14, 2014 7:03 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Alex Caceres set for UFC 175

The UFC’s annual Independence Day weekend card just keeps growing stronger, as officials announced today that former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber will meet Alex Caceres in a bantamweight bout at the July 5 event. The UFC’s #2 ranked bantamweight, Urijah Faber (30-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is coming off a February title fight loss to champion...

May 7, 2014 3:55 pm

Confirmed – Roan “Jucao” Carneiro Enters One-Night, Eight-Man BattleGrounds MMA Tournament

Earlier this week, BJPENN.COM was first to report on, ATT’s, Roan Jucao Carneiro’s participation in the upcoming Battleground MMA welterweight tournament. Now we’ve been validated. Through a press-release, Battleground MMA confirmed the Brazilians participation, making him the seventh signed fighter to compete in the June 27 event. Check it:   TULSA, OK (May 7, 2014) –...