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Oct 12, 2016 7:57 pm

WATCH: Kevin ‘Baby Slice’ Ferguson discusses father while preparing for Bellator debut

Kimbo Slice’s son, Kimbo Slice Jr., has just recently signed with Bellator, where his father fought before his tragic untimely passing in June. ‘Baby Slice’ is set to make his debut at Bellator 162, and the Spike-based promotion released a promo this week about their newest signee. Check out ‘Baby Slice’ below as he discusses his...

Oct 12, 2016 5:33 pm

Fan Favorite Strawweight Paige VanZant will headline UFC Sacramento

Good news, fight fans! Fan favorite strawweight “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant (7-2) is poised for a return to action. The 22-year-old will be taking on former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson (13-4) in the main event of UFC on Fox 22. The card will emanate from Sacramento, California on December 17. VanZant announced this matchup on...

Oct 12, 2016 2:23 pm

PHOTO | Ronda Rousey looking slim ahead of UFC 207 title fight

Following Wednesday’s announcement of Ronda Rousey’s return fight agains champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207, a photo of Rousey surfaced hours later, and she looks to be in fighting shape. See for yourself how the former woman’s bantamweight champ looks as of yesterday! Rousey hasn’t fought since she lost the belt to Holly Holm by...


Oct 12, 2016 1:44 pm

Al Iaquinta Confirms He’s Fully Retired from Fighting

On November 12, the UFC will make it’s long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Given that this event marks the organization’s first trip to The Big Apple, it unsurprisingly sought to fill the card’s lineup with New York based fighters. One of those fighters was Wantagh, New York’s Al Iaquinta, who was...

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass to discuss retirement, contract dispute

Jose Aldo shocked the MMA world when he announced his intent to retire. After Conor McGregor’s fight win Eddie Alvarez was made official, the interim featherweight champion accused the UFC of going back on their word in offering him the McGregor rematch following Aldo’s win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Aldo revealed that he...

Oct 12, 2016 1:17 pm

Ronda Rousey makes her first quick comment on her UFC 207 return vs. Amanda Nunes

It has been nearly a year since we have seen the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fight in the UFC Octagon. On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on “The Herd,” the highly anticipated return of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. The 12-1 former UFC champ will get her chance to reclaim UFC gold as...

Oct 12, 2016 12:13 pm

Dana White: Conor McGregor does not want to fight in Las Vegas ever again

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor may never fight in Las Vegas ever again. At his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday for the UFC 202 pre-fight press conference water bottle fiasco against Nate Diaz and his team, McGregor was handed a $150,000 fine and ordered to 50 hours of community service for...

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...