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Nov 19, 2016 4:10 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre training with Chael Sonnen in Bellator cage

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing dispute with the UFC has been an extremely long one with many unanticipated bumps in the road. While St-Pierre has maintained that he is ready to once again return to the Octagon, and end his 3-year hiatus, he and the UFC have been unable to reach a deal...

Nov 19, 2016 8:38 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. threatens to KO Conor McGregor

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor cemented his place in the UFC history books when he TKOd Eddie Alvarez in the second round to claim the UFC lightweight strap, becoming the first man to simultaneously hold two championship belts in two weight classes. Several weeks prior...

Nov 18, 2016 11:29 am

George St-Pierre’s lawyer gives update on negotiations with UFC

Several weeks ago, all signs pointed to former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the Octagon at UFC 206 to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping for the middleweight title at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada. Unfortunately, while both men verbally agreed to the fight, there were several hangups on the matchup, with St-Pierre’s...


Nov 18, 2016 10:10 am

Michael Bisping opens up on gym altercation with Uriah Hall

Several months ago, popular UFC middleweight Uriah Hall controversially stated in an interview before UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping’s first title defense against Dan Henderson at UFC 204 that he kicked the champ’s ass in training. Bisping, who of course went on to successfully defend his title against Dan Henderson, remained quiet regarding the situation...

Nov 18, 2016 6:31 am

Michael Bisping Agrees to Fight Yoel Romero, Hopes for Spring Date

Not long ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping suggested he would turn down a fight with contender Yoel Romero, even if Romero beat former champ Chris Weidman at UFC 205. His reluctance to accept this potential fight was based on Romero’s failing a drug test in early 2016 – which was ultimately deemed to be the result...

Nov 17, 2016 1:10 pm

Conor McGregor had staph infection weeks before Nate Diaz fight

Earlier this year the MMA community was left stunned as MMA veteran Nate Diaz not only defeated Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on just two weeks notice, but also rocked and submitted the featherweight champ. McGregor, who appeared to gas early in the fight, was noticeably drained going into the second...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 17, 2016 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry gives prediction for fight with Alan Jouban

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry has been the talk of the MMA community for the past several months. Ahead of his UFC debut, a welterweight scrap with Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202, Perry made headlines for his weigh-in antics, high-fiving ring girls as he walked on stage, before then faking Lim out with a handshake. When...

Nov 16, 2016 10:47 am

8:30 PM EST! BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 7 // Louis Smolka | Jorge Masvidal | Tim Boetsch

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with yet another awesome guest lineup! 8:40PM ET- Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka @lastsamuraiufc kicks off the show to discuss his upcoming bout with Ray Borg at UFC 207 later next month. The Hawaii native will give us his take on Borg as an opponent, how he...

Nov 16, 2016 5:46 am

Nate Diaz on Conor McGregor’s Historic UFC 205 Win: It’s a Little Bit Artificial

Last weekend, Irish superstar Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. He did so by winning the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez with a beautiful, second-round knockout. This lightweight title joins the UFC featherweight title on his already crowded mantle. In the wake of this massive...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 10:47 am

Conor McGregor predicted his current situation back in 2014

Conor McGregor has grown famous for his ‘Mystic Mac’ predictions before fights. Ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this past weekend that saw McGregor pick up a 2nd round TKO win and claim the lightweight championship, McGregor predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round. Interestingly enough, not only did...

Nov 15, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | The brilliant fight IQ of Yoel Romero against Chris Weidman

Saturday night in New York, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero returned to the Octagon following his brief suspension to fight former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in a pivotal middleweight matchup that would crown the next middleweight #1 contender. The fight appeared to be tied at one round each going into the third round,...

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 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 10, 2016 6:35 am

Eddie Alvarez goes off on “scrawny, skinny Irishman” Conor McGregor

While it will be just over 48 hours until UFC featherweight superstar Conor Mcgregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez step into the Octagon to square off in a highly anticipated lightweight title fight, the trash talk between the pair is at an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon following the UFC 205 open-workouts, Mystic Mac gave...

Nov 9, 2016 7:56 am

Yoel Romero Responds to Michael Bisping’s Reluctance to Fight Him

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 205, middleweight contender Yoel Romero will look to extend his win-streak to a whopping 8 by defeating former champ Chris Weidman. If he’s able to do so impressively, it’ll be difficult to deny him a title shot against reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for Romero, Bisping...

Nov 8, 2016 12:27 pm

Frankie Edgar breaks down loss to Jose Aldo

Back in July, at UFC 200, Frankie Edgar & Jose Aldo stepped into the Octagon to square off for the interim featherweight championship. In addition to the pair fighting for the interim featherweight strap, they were also fighting for a chance to step into the Octagon with featherweight champion Conor McGregor, who knocked out Aldo...

Nov 8, 2016 9:04 am

Get Ready to Meet “New Joanna” At UFC 205

Since joining the UFC in mid-2014, strawweight striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk has established herself as one of the best fighters on earth, and as one the sport’s brightest shining stars. In her first two fights with the organization, she took decisions from Juliana Lima in Claudia Gadelha. In her third fight in the Octagon, she claimed...

Nov 7, 2016 7:42 am

VIDEO | This ‘Champion vs. Champion’ Promo Will Get You PUMPED for UFC 205

This Saturday, UFC lightweight titleholder Eddie Alvarez will defend his belt against a fellow champion in featherweight king Conor McGregor. The two champs will share the main event spot of UFC 205, a card that marks the UFC’s first steps into New York City – one of the final frontiers for mixed martial arts. Legitimate champion...

Nov 4, 2016 10:08 am

Charles Oliveira misses weight by 9 pounds ahead of ‘UFC Mexico’ fight

While #8 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira has spent the majority of his UFC career competing at featherweight, ‘Do Bronx’ has been frequently criticized for being inconsistent in regards to his ability to make the featherweight limit of 145 pounds. Friday morning in Mexico City, Oliveira missed weight for his ‘TUF Latin America 3 Finale’ fight...