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Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 21, 2015 5:54 pm

Lil Nog: ‘Fighting On Same Card As My Brother Makes Me Nervous’

Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and his “bigger” brother Antonio Rodrigo “Minotauro” Nogueira will be fighting on the same card at the upcoming UFC 190 card in Brazil. Rogerio, or “Little Nog”, prefers NOT to fight on the same card as his brother, “Big Nog”. “I don’t like it, it makes me nervous, man. I never liked...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...


Jun 2, 2015 5:15 am

Ratings Report: UFN: Condit Vs. Alves Pulls In Most Viewers Since February

UFC Fight Night 67 pulled in good numbers, in fact the event had them most amount of viewers for a Fight Night since Feb. 23. That Feb. card was headlined by Frank Mir and ‘Bigfoot’ Silva. Other interesting facts, the show peaked in viewers during the Ryan Jimmo vs. Francimar Barroso fight. Below you’ll find...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 13, 2015 9:00 am

Jessica Andrade vs. Sarah Moras set for UFC Fight Night 71

July’s UFC Fight Night 71 event in San Diego continues to take shape. UFC officials recently announced that a women’s bantamweight bout featuring Jessica Andrade (12-4 MMA) taking on Sarah Moras (4-1 MMA) has been added to the card. Jessica Andrade was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil,...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 29, 2015 4:09 pm

1ST OF HIS KIND! Jon Jones Sets New Precedent For Title Strippings.

Tuesday evening was not the first time a fighter has been stripped of his title and it won’t be the last. However, Jon Jones became the first champion to be stripped for violating the fighter’s code of conduct policy after his hit and run incident! MMA.TV compiled a list that highlights UFC fighters’ title vacancies!...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

HE’S BACK! Cro Cop Cracks the Top 15!

Who would have thought that Mirko Cro Cop would be making his triumphant and successful return to the octagon at 40 years of age in 2015? With his recent victory over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64, Mirko Cro Cop has officially debuted on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings! Upon further analyzation of the...

Mar 16, 2015 11:23 am

UFC Champs Do Russian Dance In President’s Palace

A video posted by Новости MMA (@mma_russia) on Mar 16, 2015 at 12:19am PDT Chechen President Ramzan Kadyrov recently honored UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman and former champ Frank Mir, at his presidential palace. As part of the festivities, the two American born Martial Artists participated in some traditional customs. A video posted by Новости...

Feb 26, 2015 2:10 pm

Lesnar Not Sold On WWE’s New Contract, Walks Off Mid Event

Good news for fight fans… Well, potentially at least. Brock Lesnar and the WWE appear to be butting heads over the terms of Lesnar’s new contract. Dave Meltzer explains, via MMAFighting.com: Sources close to the situation have said Lesnar and WWE CEO Vince McMahon reached an impasse regarding terms of a new contract, and neither...

Feb 26, 2015 3:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Set To Defend Title Again

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk Frank Mir’s jump in the rankings and UFC 184 including Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano.

Feb 25, 2015 6:46 am

Koscheck Wants To End Career With The UFC

Josh Koscheck hasn’t been in the Octagon since he was KO’d by Tyron Woodley at UFC 167, over a year ago. The loss extended Koscheck’s losing streak to 3, and opened the door for retirement talks among fans, but not Koscheck. “I never said the word, ‘retire,’ That never came out of my mouth. What...

Feb 23, 2015 10:37 am

“UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Medical Suspensions: Bigfoot Out For 2 Months

Porto Alegre Brazil played host to an exciting night of fights last night, that was topped off by Frank Mir snapping a 4-fight skid by getting a TKO win over Bigfoot Silva in the 1st round. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Frank Mir: suspended 14 days with...

Feb 22, 2015 9:08 pm

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva: Brazil Fans Are Fickle

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva was on the receiving end of a brutal knockout loss against Frank Mir this past Sunday night. After the bout, social media and fans throughout Brazil were questioning Silva’s ability to take a punch and whether or not he should hang up his gloves. Silva addressed the issue during the “UFC Fight...

Feb 22, 2015 9:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 61 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K

After a night of spectacular fights, several people begged UFC President Dana White for bonuses. Four individuals were awarded performance bonuses, find out who they are! Performance of the Night: Matt Dwyer Matt Dwyer def. William Macario by way of TKO (Punches) 3:14 of Round 1 Matt Dwyer sent William Macario crashing to the canvas...

Feb 21, 2015 6:09 am

Fight Night Porto Alegre: Open Workout Highlights

Watch highlights of Frank Mir, Bigfoot Silva, Michael Johnson, and Edson Barboza – the four fighters set to face off in the main and co-main event – from the Fight Night Porto Alegre Open Workouts.

Feb 16, 2015 7:14 am

REPLAY! Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva vs. Travis Browne (Full)

Ahead of Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s bout against Frank Mir on Sunday, take a look back to 2012 when Bigfoot defeated Travis Browne. “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” goes down on Sunday from Brazil, and will air on Fox Sports 1.

Jan 12, 2015 5:03 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Books 4 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been busy recently booking several bouts for upcoming events, and they made a big shift to an upcoming card. Now’s your chance to get caught up with the recent happenings in the match-making world, get caught up with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau,...

Jan 5, 2015 9:17 am

Jon Jones: ‘I Had To Earn Respect From The Wrestling Community’

Jon Jones has consistently proved doubters wrong when it comes to defending his light heavyweight title. The champ is known for often fighting where his opponent is comfortable in an attempt to prove to doubters that he is the best fighter on the planet. UFC 182 was no different, Jones fought in the clinch, where...

Dec 29, 2014 11:04 pm

Holm vs. Pennington Targeted For UFC 184 In February

A highly anticipated bout between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington is reportedly in the works for UFC 184 in February, which takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The bout, which was originally supposed to go down at UFC 181 but was postponed due to Holm sustaining a neck injury, has not been...

Dec 5, 2014 1:13 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 181 Embedded, lightweight champion and Wheaties cover model Anthony Pettis makes minor adjustments in advance of his upcoming title fight. Challenger Gilbert Melendez takes a focused approach to his final training sessions. At the host hotel, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and top bantamweight Urijah Faber make time for a veteran...

Dec 2, 2014 1:31 pm

Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger Added To UFC 184

UFC officials have announced the long-awaited return of former welterweight title-challenger, Josh Koscheck, and it’s not against Neil Magny. According to a report coming out of the Daily News, Josh Koscheck vs. Jake Ellenberger has been added to UFC 184. UFC 184 goes down on February 28 from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles. The...

Nov 26, 2014 11:08 am

Kid Yamamoto Set To Return Following Three-Year Layoff

UFC bantamweight fighter, Norifumi ‘Kid’ Yamamoto is set to make his return to the cage, following a lengthy stint of inactivity. UFC officials announced the Japanese stars inclusion on the upcoming UFC 184 event, in February. UFC 184 takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The pay-per-view event features Chris Weidman vs. Vitor...