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Feb 15, 2015 7:29 am

Pros React To Henderson’s Win Over Thatch

Last night in the main event of Broomfield Colorado, Benson Henderson successfully moved up to welterweight and defeated Brandon Thatch via 4th round submission. Below is a compilation of Tweets from fighters watching the event. Henderson walks out and said "let's find out", well let's find out ! #UFCBroomfield — Derek Brunson (@DerekBrunson) February 15,...

Feb 10, 2015 1:27 pm

Hector Lombard Latest Fighter To Fail Drug Test

The UFC’s drug problem continues to show its ugly face, as top UFC welterweight fighter Hector Lombard has failed his UFC 182 drug test for anabolic steroids. Earlier today we learned that the UFC had removed Lombard vs. MacDonald from their scheduled UFC 186 co-main event, and now we know why. Ariel Helwani reports: The...

Jan 18, 2015 12:42 pm

Dillashaw vs. Barao 2 Set For UFC 186 Main Event

The UFC has officially announced the main event for UFC 186 on April 25th. TJ Dillashaw will be defending his bantamweight strap from the very man he defeated to win it, Renan Barao. Dillashaw defeated Barao back at UFC 173 in May of 2014 to become the bantamweight champion, upsetting Barao, who was a heavy...


Jan 15, 2015 5:05 am

Dana White Explains The Welterweight Title Picture

With this week’s announcement of Hendricks vs. Brown the UFC’s welterweight division got a major shakeup. Rory MacDonald vs. Hector Lombard is expected to be announced soon, and what’s next for the new champ Robbie Lawler has been up in the air. Wednesday night on FOX Sports 1, the UFC Tonight crew passed on a...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 5, 2015 5:06 am

UFC 186 Set For Montreal On April 25th

The UFC will be heading to Montreal on April 25th 2015 for UFC 186. Montreal was expected to play host to UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos, however that has been moved to Dallas Texas. No word yet on what bouts will be on the card, however the UFC will likely start adding bouts to...

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 18, 2014 9:04 am

Ratings Report: UFC 181 Does Good PPV Numbers

The rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks was one of the year’s most fruitful pay-per-views. Garnering an estimated 375,000 buys, the welterweight clash ended up being one of this year’s most drawing cards on television. Dave Meltzer breaks down the report: (via MMAFighting.com)   The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory...

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Lawler: Hendricks and I need to figure it out in a trilogy fight

The UFC’s plan was to have to Rory MacDonald face the winner of this past Saturday’s UFC 181 main event bout between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. However, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 ended up being such a close fight that now a lot of fans and media members have stated their desire to see a...

Dec 7, 2014 8:43 am

Dana White: Lawler vs. Hendricks 3 “Wouldn’t be a bad idea”

Last night at UFC 181, fight fans saw Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler battle it out for 5 rounds. In the end, the judges gave Lawler the nod, and the welterweight title. With the series tied with 1 win Lawler, 1 win Hendricks, many fans began calling for a trilogy bout. UFC President Dana White...

Nov 24, 2014 4:13 pm

Woodley to Lombard: “I’ve never ducked a fight”

Tyron Woodley is gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Kelvin Gastelum. Prior to that bout however, the possibility of a bout between Woodley and his teammate Hector Lombard was widely discussed. When Lombard booked his fight with Josh Burkman earlier this year, he informed media members that the reason he wasn’t fighting Woodley...

Nov 22, 2014 12:34 pm

“Metamoris 5: Sakuraba vs. Gracie” Live Results

Brazilian Jiu Jitsu’s premier promotion, Metamoris, kicks off their fifth event from California at 5:00 PM EST! California’s Long Beach Convention Center will play host to today’s event that features six grappling matches. UFC’s Rory MacDonald will be battling Jonathan Torres in the co-main event. The headliner is a match that has been fourteen years...

Nov 22, 2014 11:18 am

JT Torres planning MMA debut “One day soon”

Elite level grappler JT Torres, who will grapple against Rory MacDonald tonight at Metamoris 5. Leading up to the match, there has been much talk of Torres eventually making the transition over to MMA, something he also discussed with BJPENN.com Radio earlier this month. Torres spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his desire to eventually transition...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 17, 2014 3:59 pm

Brown vs. Saffiedine set for February 14th

Matt Brown and Tarec Saffiedine will square off February 14th as the main event for UFC Fight Night Colorado. The UFC announced the bout earlier today during their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Brown is coming off a 5-round war against Robbie Lawler that saw ‘The Immortal’ lose a unanimous decision, and...

Nov 13, 2014 10:15 am

“THE RED KING”

‘Ares’ is no more. Canadian Mixed Martial Arts master, Rory MacDonald has changed his nickname ahead of his promised title shot. The welterweight fighter formerly known as “Ares”, will now be referred to as, ‘The Red King’. Last night, UFC Tonight announced the change on FOX Sports 1. According to the UFC’s report, Rory, actually...

Nov 5, 2014 3:52 pm

Matt Brown vs. Tarec Saffiedine Possible For January Event

In what is surely to quickly become a highly anticipated matchup, Matt Brown could face Tarec Saffiedine on January 24th in Stockholm Sweden. Kimura.se broke the news of the potential matchup earlier today. Brown is coming off a loss against Robbie Lawler earlier this summer, which snapped a 7-fight win streak for ‘The Immortal’. Saffiedine...

Oct 27, 2014 12:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio With Gary Goodridge, Yancy Medeiros, Vik Grujic, & JT Torres

Live streaming video by Ustream This weeks show is brought to you by Prodigy Gear & All Hawaii Clothing. You can purchase some of the best gear out and show your support for one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time at www.bjpenn.com/shop. What are you waiting for, get over to the store...

Oct 24, 2014 12:42 pm

Matt Brown Asking To Welcome Back GSP

Earlier this week it was revealed that former welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre had been cleared to return to training, and stepped back into Tristar gym to have his first training session. Despite GSP returning to training, UFC President Dana White stated that St. Pierre would let the UFC know when, and if he’s ready...

Oct 18, 2014 2:00 pm

GSP Cleared To Train, UFC Waiting On Former Champs Word

Following his semi-retirement, and title vacancy, former UFC welterweight kingpin, Georges St-Pierre was forced out of training with another knee injury and subsequent surgery. In a recent interview with UFC.com, UFC President Dana White updated fans on the status of the Canadian mega-star. “They cleared GSP’s knee. After surgery like that it still takes about...

Oct 13, 2014 8:15 pm

Ronda Rousey Doesn’t Want People To Know How Much She Makes

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey says that she doesn’t want people knowing how much she makes. It’s no secret that Rousey is one of the UFC’s biggest draws, and with 10 finishes in 10 career bouts, Rousey has won 4 post fight bonuses in her 4 UFC appearances, totaling $200,000, in addition to her...

Oct 8, 2014 5:34 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nova Scotia Boxing Authority has suspended 19 UFC Fight Night 54 fighters, following Saturday night’s ‘UFC Fight Night Halifax’ event. Five men got sidelined for six-months. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows:   Rory MacDonald: suspended seven days Tarec Saffiedine: suspended 45 days – concussion Raphael Assuncao: suspended seven days Bryan...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 7, 2014 9:34 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Winners

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events on the same day. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down first, from Sweden, and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson in the nights headliner. Across the pond, in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax....

Oct 7, 2014 9:24 am

QUICK TWITT | Hear From Last Weekend’s UFC Losers

Last weekend the UFC hit two fight towns with two separate events. UFC Fight Night Stockholm went down Sweden and featured an epic battle between Rick Story and Gunnar Nelson. Across the pond in Canada, the UFC returned to action with UFC Fight Night Halifax. In the evening’s main event, Rory MacDonald made his case...

Oct 5, 2014 10:37 am

PHOTO | Fan Gets UFC Fight Night Halifax Tattoo

Yesterday night the UFC hit Halifax Nova Scotia for UFC Fight Night 53, featuring a headlining bout between Canada’s own Rory MacDonald, and Tarec Saffiedine. One fan found the event so important, he even had it permanently tattooed on his arm, right above a silhouette of Chuck Liddell. Check it out: