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Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

Ronda Rousey to Fight “Cyborg” Next If She Defeats Amanda Nunes in Comeback Fight

After weeks of rumors, it’s official. Ronda Rousey will return to action in the main event UFC 207, this December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’ll make her long-awaited return against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, who won the UFC women’s bantamweight crown by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White announced this long discussed...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Should Conor McGregor be thankful his NSAC fine was only $150,000?

“I get fined more than these bums get paid,” tweeted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Monday following his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). I get fined more than these bums get paid — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016 McGregor is basically right. Most fighters that compete in the UFC aren’t making...

Oct 12, 2016 11:33 am

BREAKING! Ronda Rousey returns at UFC 207 against Amanda Nunes

After nearly a year away from the Octagon, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will be making her highly anticipated UFC return at the UFC’s New Years Eve event on December 30th, UFC 207. While there has been no other fights announced for the card at the present time, Rousey vs. Nunes is expected...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....


Oct 12, 2016 10:29 am

Report: Fedor Emelianenko’s Daughter Assaulted After Criticism of Chechen Dictator

Earlier this month, a report surfaced that the daughter of legendary heavyweight Fedor Emelianenko had been attacked and hospitalized in Moscow, Russia. These reports were later confirmed by BloodyElbow.com. According to the initial report, Fedor’s daughter, who is just 16 years old, was assailed by unknown attackers on her walk home from school. After being...

Oct 12, 2016 9:21 am

VIDEO | UFC 204 super slow motion highlights

This past weekend in Manchester, England, fight fans tuned in for a spectacular night of fights from the Manchester Arena, headlined by a 5-round war between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and MMA legend Dan Henderson. The entire card was praised by fans for being an impressive one filled with numerous finishes. In the main...

Oct 12, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Warming Up in the Same Locker Room

On November 12, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If he wins, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Given that McGregor is one of the most iconic trash talkers in MMA history,...

Oct 12, 2016 8:51 am

Chael Sonnen’s advice to Conor McGregor regarding trash talk

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has undoubtably become one of the biggest figures in the MMA world, if not the single biggest. McGregor brash persona parallels the likes of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who used to frequently talk trash to his opponents in an extremely elaborate way, while promoting himself with over-the-top speeches. Before McGregor...

Oct 12, 2016 7:53 am

Daniel Cormier: Anthony Johnson gives up “when things get tough”

UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson is one of the most feared men on the entire UFC roster due to his the incredible one-punch knockout power that he possesses. Over the course of Johnson’s 27 fight professional career, Johnson has only gone the distance six times, winning every time. In addition, every single victory...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

Oct 12, 2016 7:39 am

Michael Johnson foresaw fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, ready to hand ‘The Eagle’ first loss

Before the main event for UFC 205 was announced, there was much speculation as to whether UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would get the lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez, or whether undefeated Dagestani fighter, and #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov would get the fight against Alvarez. While initial reports were that McGregor and Alvarez...

Oct 12, 2016 7:28 am

Miesha Tate weighs-in on potential Amanda Nunes vs. Ronda Rousey fight

Back in July, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes in what many consider to be the UFC’s biggest Pay-Per View ever. While Tate was entering the bout on a 5-fight win streak that has seen her go unbeaten for three years,...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 11, 2016 3:44 pm

Report: Ronda Rousey likely to return at UFC 207 in December

It has been nearly a year since former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has fought in the UFC Octagon. For fans of Rousey, good news was released today by MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. It sounds like the former champion may be making her way back into the Octagon at UFC’s New Years Eve event...

Oct 11, 2016 2:23 pm

5 of the worst weight cuts in UFC history

Weight cutting is probably the least fun and most difficult part of a fight camp. While some UFC fighters only cut 5-10 pounds to make weight, others have the misfortune of cutting 20 pounds or more. We here at BJPenn.com have compiled five of the worst weight cuts in UFC history. Take a look below!...

Oct 11, 2016 1:27 pm

Jeremy Stephens looks HUGE in recent photo with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens must be one of the biggest featherweights on the UFC roster. The former lightweight posted a photo on Facebook recently with 170 pound champion Tyron Woodley, and ‘Lil Heathen’ looks bigger than the welterweight champ! See for yourself how Stephens stacks up size-wise with 170 pounders. Stephens is set to take...

Oct 11, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Have Time To Address Cardio Problems

Firas Zahabi, who is the head honcho at Montreal’s Tristar gym, is renowned as one of the finest coaches in mixed martial arts. Given that he’s the man behind dominant forces like Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, and the teacher of talents like Joanne Calderwood, Joe Duffy, Nordine Taleb and Zach Makovsky, that reputation should...

Oct 11, 2016 12:55 pm

Michael Bisping responds to “f**king d**chebag” Chris Weidman”

This past weekend in Manchester, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon to make his first successful title defense against MMA legend Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204. Bisping survived an early onslaught from Henderson en route to defending his belt for the first time. In both the first and...

Oct 11, 2016 12:33 pm

Amanda Nunes: “I want Ronda Rousey”

Newly-crowned woman’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes may have just recently won UFC gold, but that hasn’t stopped her from focusing on her first title defense. Nunes won the belt from Miesha Tate at UFC 200, where she submitted Tate  in the first round. With rumors of former champ Ronda Rousey potential return to the octagon, Nunes...

Oct 11, 2016 12:25 pm

Demain Maia predicts Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight contender and submission ace Demain Maia certainly has a vested interest in Tyron Woodley’s upcoming title defense against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Riding a six-fight win streak, Maia very well may be next in line for a shot at the welterweight belt, but in the meantime, Maia offered his prediction on how Woodley’s UFC 205...

Oct 11, 2016 12:09 pm

This Weekend, Shane Carwin will Fight Pro Skater Jason Ellis with One Arm Tied Behind His Back

Yes, you read this article’s headline correctly. This Saturday, inside Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Casino, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will partake in a boxing match with pro skater turned radio host turned fighter, Jason Ellis. He’ll do so with one arm tied behind his back. This bizarre, but undeniably intriguing showdown will...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 11, 2016 10:24 am

Joe Rogan: ‘I think people are f—ing sleeping on Eddie Alvarez’

Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor meet for their UFC lightweight championship bout at UFC 205 on November 12 in New York. McGregor, who holds the UFC featherweighttitle, will go up in weight to challenge Alvarez for his UFC lightweight title. The Irishman will get his chance to become a two-weight UFC world champion, and become...

Oct 11, 2016 9:18 am

Chris Weidman was “embarrassed’ for Michael Bisping during post-UFC 204 callouts

This past weekend, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping stepped into the Octagon in Manchester, England to defend his middleweight championship against MMA legend Dan Henderson in what was set to be Henderson’s last fight before retiring from MMA. The fight was an extremely competitive one, with Henderson dropping Bisping in both the first and second...