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May 5, 2017 11:28 am

Floyd Mayweather’s teammate, Kevin Lee, gives prediction for potential McGregor fight

While Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather may not be officially set to fight one another, talks of a potential boxing match between the two have dominated combat sports headlines since McGregor’s UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez. In 2017, with talks of a potential McGregor-Mayweather fight heating up, Floyd Mayweather enlisted the help of UFC...

May 4, 2017 8:46 am

“Poor Man’s Machida” Elias Theodorou explains why he’ll beat Brad Tavares

On July 7, Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou will face a tough test in Hawaii’s Brad Tavares. The two will meet at the finale of the latest season of The Ultimate Fighter, in Las Vegas, Nevada. On the latest edition of BJ Penn Radio, Theodorou discussed this looming scrap with Tavares, and was quite complimentary of...

May 3, 2017 9:32 am

Confirmed | Cris Cyborg will finally fight for UFC gold this July

Confirmed | Cris Cyborg will finally fight for UFC gold this July The most feared women’s fighter on the planet, Cris Cyborg, will finally receive her long-awaited shot at UFC gold this summer. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed with sources close to the UFC that Cris Cyborg will fight for the UFC women’s featherweight title...

May 2, 2017 2:10 pm

Lyoto Machida promises return “soon” following suspension

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida has been serving an eighteen month suspension from MMA from USADA after admitting to taking a substance which was banned by USADA. Machida disclosed his usage of the substance prior to a fight with Dan Henderson just over a year ago, and was subsequently handed an eighteen month suspension. With...

May 2, 2017 10:21 am

‘Big’ John McCarthy discusses the best in-fight trash talkers in MMA

Veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy has been refereeing MMA fights for nearly the entire existence of the UFC. With that being said, McCarthy has served as a referee for some of the biggest fights in the history of the UFC, and has served as a referee for nearly all UFC superstars at one point or...

Apr 29, 2017 10:06 pm

Yair Rodriguez details his post-fight conversation with BJ Penn, expects “The Prodigy” to defeat Dennis Siver

Yair Rodriguez details his post-fight conversation with BJ Penn, expects “The Prodigy” to defeat Dennis Siver Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez will take on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on the main card of next month’s stacked UFC 211 pay-per-view card in Dallas, Texas. The 24-year-old phenom recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris...

Apr 29, 2017 10:05 pm

Eddie Alvarez explains why he picked Dustin Poirier to fight at UFC 211

Eddie Alvarez explains why he picked Dustin Poirier to fight at UFC 211 One of the most exciting fighters in the history of mixed martial arts, Eddie Alvarez, will return to the octagon at next month’s highly anticipated UFC 211 event in Dallas, Texas. The former UFC lightweight champion of the world, Alvarez, recently sat...

Apr 29, 2017 8:15 am

Michael Bisping weighs-in on Al Iaquinta’s feud with UFC

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been competing in the UFC for over ten years now. During that time, Bisping climbed the UFC rankings, before ultimately winning the middleweight championship nearly a year ago. Given his familiarity with the UFC, and experience in dealing with the promotion, Bisping feels as though it isn’t wise for...

Apr 28, 2017 11:55 pm

Mike Perry and Al Iaquinta trade barbs on Twitter

Following ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ both UFC welterweight Mike Perry and UFC lightweight Al Iaquinta engaged in a rather heated feud. Iaquinta returned to the UFC at ‘UFC Fight Night: Nashville’ following a 2-year layoff, making a statement in his return fight as he knocked out Diego Sanchez in the first round of their three...

Apr 27, 2017 6:07 pm

Jessica Eye vs. Aspen Ladd set for July in Las Vegas

Jessica Eye vs. Aspen Ladd set for July in Las Vegas A women’s bantamweight scrap between Jessica Eye and Aspen Ladd has been added to July’s “The Ultimate Fighter 25 Finale” event in Las Vegas. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor just broke the news on Twitter. I have confirmed with sources that Jessica Eye will return to...

Apr 27, 2017 9:13 am

Glover Teixeira discusses Anthony Johnson’s retirement, potential Jimi Manuwa title shot

UFC light heavyweight Glover Teixeira is currently gearing up for his May scrap against former light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson in May in Stockholm, however he has been keeping a close eye on the light heavyweight title picture. Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier successfully defended his light heavyweight championship against Anthony Johnson...

Apr 26, 2017 11:58 am

Michael Page becoming free agent

Bellator MMA’s Michael Page possesses arguably one of the most impressive highlight reels in MMA today. The British star has managed to rack up an impressive 12-0 professional record while racking up numerous highlights reel knockouts, most notably his flying knee KO win over Cyborg Santos nearly a year ago. While Michael Page has remained...

Apr 26, 2017 10:35 am

VIDEO | New footage of TJ Dillashaw sparring Vasiliy Lomachenko

It was fun learning and sparring with the best. It's great to expand your knowledge whatever discipline you practice. You can never learn enough or better yourself in life and also your craft. Thanks again @lomachenkovasiliy for allowing me in to your training camp. Anyone want to see the entire sparring session? 😉 #lomachenko A...

Apr 25, 2017 7:53 am

Georges St-Pierre opens up on possibility of ring rust in UFC return

This year, the MMA community celebrated as it was revealed that former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon in 2017 to fight middleweight champion Michael Bisping. While no date was given for the scrap, the two wasted no time in beginning to trade barbs as they appeared onstage together at...

Apr 22, 2017 10:11 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Cub Swanson defeats Artem Lobov (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Cub Swanson vs. Artem Lobov A featherweight scrap between Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 fight card in Nashville. Round one begins and Swanson lands a low kick to start things off. He circles and lands another. Lobov leaps in...

Apr 22, 2017 8:32 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: John Dodson defeats Eddie Wineland (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: John Dodson vs. Eddie Wineland A key bantamweight scrap between John Dodson and Eddie Wineland took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 main card in Nashville. Round one begins and Dodson comes forward with a front kick that misses. Wineland is pawing with his jab early. Dodson goes to...

Apr 22, 2017 6:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Thales Leites defeats Sam Alvey

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Thales Leites vs. Sam Alvey A middleweight scrap between former title challenger Thales Leites and surging contender Sam Alvey served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 prelims in Nashville. Round one begins and Leites lands a huge leg kick to start. He follows that up with...

Apr 22, 2017 5:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Scott Holtzman defeats Michael McBride (Highlights)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Scott Holtzman vs. Michael McBride A lightweight scrap between Scott Holtzman and Michael McBride took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 prelims in Nashville. Round one begins and McBride lands a low kick to get things started. He follows up with a kick to the body. Holtzman leaps in...

Apr 22, 2017 4:53 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Alexis Davis def. Cindy Dandois via decision

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Cindy Dandois vs. Alexis Davis A women’s bantamweight scrap between Cindy Dandois and former title challenger Alexis Davis served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 Fight Pass prelims in Nashville. Round one begins and both women are happy to stand and trade early. Davis lands a...

Apr 16, 2017 5:55 pm

Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion this year

Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion this year Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez will take on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on the main card of next month’s stacked UFC 211 pay-per-view card in Dallas, Texas. The 24-year-old phenom recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris...

Apr 13, 2017 11:20 am

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 – Finalized fight card and lineup

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated heavyweight title showdown will...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 11, 2017 1:05 pm

VIDEO | Tony Ferguson thinks it might be time for Nate Diaz to retire

If things had gone Tony Ferguson’s way, he would have fought – and with a little luck, defeated – Khabib Nurmagomedov to win the UFC interim lightweight title at March’s UFC 209. Regrettably, Nurmagomedov was forced out of this contest on the eve of battle, and Ferguson was deprived of his shot at interim gold....