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Feb 6, 2012 8:36 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Preview (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Nov 30, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Maynard Wants Fourth Bout With Edgar

“Hopefully he holds on to the belt, because there’s got to be a part four, I think, to make it a true trilogy. Now he has one and I do two, so that’s a draw. So, we gotta do it again. Hopefully, he holds on the belt and I can work back up there.” In...


Oct 20, 2011 9:25 am

REPORT: UFC 136 PPV Sales Bring Edgars Drawing Power Into Question

“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” was a highly anticipated fight card, that showcased not one, but two UFC title fights. Hardcore fans had been chomping at the bit to see both Edgar and Aldo defend their respective titles, but apparently the hardcore’s aren’t enough. The general population tunes in more for the super stars...

Oct 8, 2011 9:01 pm

UFC 136 Results: Lauzon, Edgar, Phan & Garcia Take Home 75K Fight Night Bonus

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Frankie Edgar def. Gray Maynard via TKO (punches) – Round 4, 3:54 – retains lightweight title * KO Of The Night Champ Jose Aldo def. Kenny Florian via unanimous decision (49-46, 49-46, 49-46) – retains featherweight title Chael Sonnen def. Brian Stann via submission (arm-triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:51 Nam...

Sep 30, 2011 5:49 am

Gray Maynard: I'm Angry, Edgar Will Be Hurt On October 8

“I beat Edgar when we fought in 2008 as contenders on the way up, and I beat him even worse on New Year’s Day for the belt, only for the judges to give it a draw. I’ve beat him twice and I still have to prove something against this guy?” “I still don’t like talking...

Sep 23, 2016 12:12 pm

UFC 205 Fight Card and Rumors

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is drawing closer by the day. As it does, its lineup continues to grow. At this point, the highlight of the card is a long-discussed welterweight title fight between Champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Woodley won the divisional crown by...

Sep 23, 2016 8:13 am

Report: UFC 205 Gets Strawweight Title Fight

UFC 205, which will go down from New York’s Madison Square Garden on November 12, appears to have grown by one massive fight: a strawweight title bout between reigning champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk (12-0) and streaking challenger Karolina Kowalkiewicz (10-0), both of whom hail from Poland. This news comes from Dizz (@TalkMMA) and James Lynch (@LynchOnSports) on Twitter....

Sep 21, 2016 6:24 pm

Five fights have now been made official for UFC 205 in New York

November’s UFC 205 fight card in New York is finally beginning to take shape. The promotion announced five bouts as being official for the event on this evening’s edition of UFC Tonight. The first bout mentioned was a key welterweight fight between former lightweight title challenger Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and perennial contender Kelvin Gastelum. Cerrone...

Sep 21, 2016 11:12 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov Suggests Ariel Helwani is Biased

For some time, the expectation has been that UFC 205 will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez, and featherweight kingpin Conor McGregor. Last night, however, UFC President Dana White and top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov joined forces on Twitter to pull the plug on this long-rumored matchup. Instead, they...

Sep 21, 2016 10:26 am

UFC Official Refutes Dana White’s Claim about UFC 205

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is still without an official main event. The impression, however, has long been that the the card’s main event spot would be filled by a lightweight title fight between Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor. Last night, this possibility was stamped out by a...

Sep 19, 2016 8:55 am

Check Out this Awesome Fan-Made Poster for UFC 205

UFC 205, which will mark the UFC’s long-awaited debut in Madison Square Garden, is one of the most anticipated cards in recent memory. As the event draws ever closer, fans are doing their part to add to the hype by creating awesome trailers and fantastic promotional posters. Arguably the best of these promotional posters surfaced this morning...

Sep 18, 2016 10:49 am

UFC 205: Fight Card and Rumors

After years of bureaucratic battle, MMA is finally legal in the state of New York. In celebration of this breakthrough, the UFC will soon be touching down in New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. This anticipated MSG debut, titled UFC 205, is scheduled for Saturday, November 12. Over the last two weeks, this hyped card has taken shape...

Sep 16, 2016 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJPENN.COM’s Rapid Fire episode 1 with BJ Penn

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was a recent guest on BJPENN.com’s “Rapid Fire”, with host Chris Taylor, where he discussed a number of different topics including his comeback fight against Ricardo Lamas which takes place next month in Manila, Philippines. “The Prodigy”, who has not competed in mixed martial arts since a...

Sep 14, 2016 3:33 pm

PHOTO | UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer goes topless in Hawaii

UFC Octagon Girl Brittney Palmer is one of the most familiar faces with the UFC. The Octagon babe made her UFC debut at UFC 125, back in 2011, which was headlined by Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Palmer grew up in Las Vegas, Nevada and gives some insight into the beginnings of her career on...

Sep 14, 2016 7:42 am

Chad Mendes hunts and kills massive moose in Alaska, Rockhold goes spearfishing

Featherweight contender Chad Mendes bagged a massive moose while hunting in Alaska and took to social media to display his handiwork. ‘Money’ Mendes is documenting his Alaska moose hunt on his Youtube channel and seems to be keeping busy while serving out his suspension after his 2015 knockout loss to Frankie Edgar. “Ok guys the first...

Sep 14, 2016 5:29 am

Max Holloway demands title shot from Jose Aldo, Aldo prefers Pettis

Max Holloway has officially lost his patience in waiting for a title shot. The 24-year-old Hawaiian is currently riding a nine fight win streak, by far the longest in the featherweight division, yet the man still hasn’t got his shot at gold. Holloway tweeted at interim champion Jose Aldo in frustration on Tuesday night: Dont...

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 8, 2016 7:07 am

Doo Ho Choi Promises First-Round KO of Cub Swanson

It takes a special fighter to stand out in the featherweight division, which is home to massive names like Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar, and Anthony Pettis. Yet with a special blend of crippling power, sniper-like precision, and unassuming looks, that’s precisely what Doo Ho Choi is doing. The 25-year-old South Korean...

Sep 7, 2016 8:34 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas and BJ Penn surprise fans

With over a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manilla’, the anticipation is building for what many expect to be a thrilling fight. In the main event, former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas will square off against UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn as he makes his highly anticipated return to the Octagon...

Sep 1, 2016 12:19 pm

PHOTO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn fight poster

We are now just over a month away from the highly anticipated UFC return out our namesake, BJ Penn. Penn, who ended his retirement earlier this year to make a run at the UFC featherweight championship with the help of famed coaches Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn, is returning against a tough opponent in former...

Aug 29, 2016 6:31 pm

Max Holloway weighing his options for featherweight gold

Max Holloway doesn’t care who he gets his belt from, because with interim champion Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor both holding featherweight gold, the Hawaiian has options. “I can’t be focusing on just Conor, Aldo has a belt too,” Holloway said on the MMA Hour. “Conor may have to drop the belt if he doesn’t...

Aug 26, 2016 5:08 pm

Nate Diaz broke UFC all-time striking record against Conor McGregor at UFC 202

UFC 202’s main event featuring Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor will be talked about for a long time. The epic five-round battle saw both competitors find their moments of success but ultimately “The Notorious” walked out of the Octagon with the majority decision win in their second meeting. With the five-round battle, Diaz landed 252...

Aug 13, 2016 9:05 pm

Conor McGregor is unsure if he will return to featherweight

Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be returning to 145-pounds for his next fight, this after he squares off with Nate Diaz at UFC 202 next weekend. With that said, Conor would be returning to featherweight to have a title unification bout with current interim...