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Jul 10, 2017 9:15 am

New free agent Frank Mir seeking fights with Fedor Emelianenko, Brock Lesnar

Former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time heavyweight contender Frank Mir is now a free agent. After failing a USADA test – and failing to prove the failed test was not his fault – he and the UFC agreed on an amicable divorce. Now that he’s free to fight elsewhere, Mir is setting his sights on...

Jul 10, 2017 8:40 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero responds to Michael Bisping ripping up the Cuban flag

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped onto the canvas with Australia’s Robert Whittaker in a bid to capture UFC interim middleweight gold. Had he won, he would have earned a fight with the undisputed middleweight champion – and his biggest rival – Michael Bisping. Regrettably for Romero and...

Jul 10, 2017 7:29 am

Report | Gegard Mousasi has found a new home

Gegard Mousasi’s impressive – if controversial – UFC 210 TKO defeat of former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman marked the final obligation on his UFC contract. With his contract completed, Mousasi then entered a renegotiation period with the UFC. Despite the fact that Mousasi holds the number-four spot in the UFC middleweight rankings, the promotion...

Jul 10, 2017 6:53 am

Cub Swanson reacts to news of Max Holloway vs. Frankie Edgar

Back in June, streaking Hawaiian talent Max Holloway shook up the featherweight division by thrashing once-dominant champion Jose Aldo to a TKO victory. With the belt firmly around his waist, Holloway then shifted his focus to two men: Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson, both of whom stand out as top contenders in the UFC featherweight...

Jul 10, 2017 6:30 am

Michael Johnson breaks silence after action packed loss to Justin Gaethje

On Friday night, in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 25 finale, former World Series of Fighting lightweight champion Justin Gaethje made his UFC debut against the UFC’s fifth-ranked lightweight Michael Johnson. It was a war for the ages that saw Johnson control the early moments, and Gaethje ultimately surge back to score...

Jul 10, 2017 5:57 am

“Boss” Nate Diaz blasts “little b*tches” Conor McGregor and Dana White

On August 26, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor will step into the boxing ring with undefeated great Floyd Mayweather Jr. in a fight that will see both men pocket north of $100 million. While this boxing mega-bout draws ever closer, the fiercest rival of McGregor’s MMA career thus far, Nate Diaz, is watching on from...

Jul 9, 2017 7:02 pm

UFC 213 Fighter Salaries – Alistair Overeem leads the way

UFC 213 Fighter Salaries – Alistair Overeem leads the way Robert Whittaker became the first Australian fighter to capture UFC gold last night in Las Vegas, defeating Yoel Romero via unanimous decision to capture the promotions interim middleweight title. Whittaker took home $350,000 for his historic victory, as did his opponent Cuban sensation Yoel Romero....

Jul 9, 2017 6:41 pm

Derrick Lewis rips Travis Browne after UFC 213 loss

Derrick Lewis rips Travis Browne after UFC 213 loss UFC heavyweight Travis Browne (18-7-1 MMA) suffered his fourth straight loss at last night’s UFC 213 pay-per-view event in Las Vegas. After a successful first-round, “Hapa” was eventually submitted by his opponent Oleksiy Oliynyk via rear-naked choke late in round two. One day after suffering his...

Jul 9, 2017 6:09 pm

Dana White details his plans for UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway

Dana White details his plans for UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway Max Holloway (18-3 MMA) became the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion at last month’s UFC 212 pay-per-view event in Brazil by defeating former division kingpin Jose Aldo via third-round TKO. The win served as the Hawaiian’s eleventh victory in a row and tenth career finish....

Jul 9, 2017 4:25 pm

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is an absolute gangster

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk is an absolute gangster UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is quickly becoming one of the most popular fighters in the sport of mixed martial arts. The Polish phenom has gone a perfect 14-0 during her MMA career which includes five straight championship title defenses. After current UFC women’s bantamweight champion...

Jul 9, 2017 3:59 pm

Jorge Masvidal blasts UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping

Jorge Masvidal blasts UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping Following his victory over Marc Diakiese at Friday’s TUF 25 Finale event in Las Vegas, undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose took to the microphone where he stated the following: “No disrespect to Michael Bisping, but all English guys are bums!” Klose would later apologize for the remark at...

Jul 9, 2017 3:37 pm

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier

Jon Jones plays tweet and delete, takes a major shot at Daniel Cormier Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will attempt to reclaim the title that he never actually lost when he squares off with current division champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 214 on July 29 in Anaheim, California....

Jul 9, 2017 11:46 am

Dana White on Travis Browne: “I think that Travis should retire”

Last night, on the final fight of the UFC 213 undercard, Travis Browne attempted to correct a three-fight losing streak against the dangerous Alexey Oleinik. Though Browne had a few moments of success early on, this fight ultimately turned out disastrously for him, as he was stopped by a second-round rear-naked choke. With this outcome,...

Jul 9, 2017 11:43 am

Amanda Nunes gives “her side” of the story on her UFC 213 withdrawal

If things had gone according to plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have taken on rival Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of last night’s anticipated UFC 213 card. Regrettably, Nunes took ill in the week leading up to the fight, and was ultimately forced out of the bout on the very day...

Jul 9, 2017 10:34 am

VIDEO | Watch the chilling, UFC 214 promo that everybody is talking about

Originally, last night’s UFC 213 was supposed to be the biggest card of the year thus far. Thanks to an unfortunate series of events, however, that title now belongs firmly to UFC 214, which goes down on July 29 in Anaheim California. This card will feature a whopping three title fights. The first will go...

Jul 9, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker and Michael Bisping exchange words in the Octagon

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Kiwi-Australian star Robert Whittaker captured a unanimous decision win from the streaking Yoel Romero, and won the UFC interim middleweight title as a result. In the moments after this impressive win, the 26-year-old interim champion was joined in the cage by the 38-year-old undisputed champ, Michael...

Jul 9, 2017 8:07 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero has terrifying reaction to Bisping ripping up Cuban flag

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. Mid-way through the fight, Bisping did his best to throw Romero...

Jul 9, 2017 7:38 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping rips up Cuban flag, throws shreds at Yoel Romero mid-fight

Last night, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero collided with Australia’s Robert Whittaker for the UFC’s interim middleweight title. As this interim title battle raged, the undisputed champion – and Romero’s biggest critic – Michael Bisping watched on from cage-side. In advance of this fight, Bisping made no secret of the...

Jul 9, 2017 6:46 am

Valentina Shevchenko got a sizeable payday despite Nunes’ withdrawal

If things had gone according the original plan, Kyrgyzstan’s Valentina Shevchenko would have collided with UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, Nunes was forced out of this anticipated contest on the very day of battle. Though there was some brief talk of strawweight champion Joanna...

Jul 9, 2017 6:10 am

Dana White rips Amanda Nunes, suggests champ’s UFC 213 withdrawal was mostly mental

If things had gone according to the original plan, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes would have taken on dangerous challenger Valentina Shevchenko in the main event of UFC 213 last night. Regrettably, reports began surfacing yesterday afternoon that Nunes had been hospitalized and that she would not be competing on the card. While this...

Jul 8, 2017 10:21 pm

Amanda Nunes issues first statement following removal from UFC 213

Amanda Nunes issues first statement following removal from UFC 213 The mixed martial arts world was left in shock earlier this afternoon when current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes announced that she would not be competing in her scheduled UFC 213 main event title fight with top contender Valentina Shevchenko due to illness. Although...

Jul 8, 2017 10:05 pm

UFC 213 Results: Robert Whittaker defeats Yoel Romero (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Yoel Romero vs. Robert Whittaker Yoel Romero and Robert Whittaker squared off for the UFC’s interim middleweight title in the main event of tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Romero takes the center of the cage. Whittaker comes forward with a head kick that misses. Romero...

Jul 8, 2017 5:47 pm

UFC 213 Results: Thiago Santos TKO’s Gerald Meerschaert (Highlights)

UFC 213 Results: Gerald Meerschaert vs. Thiago Santos A welterweight scrap between Gerald Meerschaert and Thiago Santos took place during tonight’s UFC 213 prelims in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Meerschaert comes forward with a left hand that misses the mark. Santos lands a huge leg kick but Meerschaert shoots in and takes it...

Jul 8, 2017 4:03 pm

UFC 213 Live Results

UFC 213 Live Results Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 213 pay-per-view event? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s action. UFC 213 is headlined by an interim middleweight title fight featuring Yoel Romero taking on Robert Whittaker. Get all of the UFC 213 Results...

Jul 8, 2017 2:35 pm

NAC director Bob Bennett explains why Joanna Jedrzejczyk will not be fighting tonight

Saturday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was hospitalized prior to her UFC 213 main event title defense against Valentina Shevchenko. Ultimately, Nunes was pulled from the card, despite UFC President Dana White revealing after the fact that Nunes was actually cleared to fight. Following the announcement of Nunes being pulled from the fight,...

Jul 8, 2017 1:58 pm

Valentina Shevchenko accepts Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s challenge

Saturday afternoon the MMA community was stunned to learn that just hours before she was scheduled to step into the Octagon to fight Valentina Shevchenko, Amanda Nunes had been pulled from the card after being hospitalized. Without missing a beat, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk offered to step in and fight Shevchenko on short...

Jul 8, 2017 1:22 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempting to step in and fight Valentina Shevchenko

In a surprising turn of events, after UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes was pulled from her UFC 213 main event scrap with Amanda Nunes tonight in Las Vegas, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk, who is teammates with Amanda Nunes at American Top Team, is now attempting to convince UFC President Dana White to...

Jul 8, 2017 12:44 pm

Amanda Nunes pulled from UFC 213

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes had been hospitalized ahead of her UFC 213 title defense against Valentina Shevchenko tonight. Shortly after, MMAJunkie’s John Morgan confirmed with UFC President Dana White that Nunes was indeed off the card. Interestingly enough, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk attempted to convince...