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Feb 19, 2012 3:20 pm

BJPENN.COM Light-Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 10, 2012 8:56 am

Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez In The Works For 2012

The big boss, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed yesterday that the UFC is working on putting together a heavyweight clash between two former champions. Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez is in the works for an undisclosed future event confirmed Fertitta in a fan Q&A yesterday evening. Former two-time heavyweight champion, Frank Mir will bring a three-fight win...

Feb 8, 2012 2:22 pm

Thiago Silva Keeps His Place On FX 3 | Igor Pokrajac In For Injured Vera

With the recent news that Brandon Vera was forced to withdraw from his UFC on FX 3 rematch with Thiago Silva, the UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement for the returning Brazilian. In the place of Vera comes Igor Pokrajac announced UFC officials earlier today. UFC on FX 3 is...

Feb 7, 2012 5:00 am

Photo's: "Big Nog" Shows Recovery Progress From Broken Arm

Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira broke his arm in his last fight against Frank Mir at UFC UFC 140 when he refused to tap to a Kimura slapped on by Mir. It was a rematch that gave “Big Nog” his second loss to Mir, the first by KO and the second via broken arm submission. Photo’s via...


Oct 14, 2011 5:40 am

Machida Confident He Can Crack The Jon Jones Code

“I’ve been studying Jon Jones thoroughly. I’ve been watching his game. It’s not something impossible to do, to come up with a game plan. I think I’ll be able to crack that code.” During yesterday’s UFC 140 media event, former UFC champion, Lyoto Machida fielded questions from the Vancouver Sun about his upcoming title match...

Oct 12, 2011 9:06 am

Rashad Giving Machida More Than A Chance Against Jon Jones

“If anybody can give him trouble, I would think it would be Machida, and for a couple of reasons. One reason is Machida’s used to that kind of craftiness and movement because he trains with Anderson Silva, so he’s used to seeing that. That’s where Jon Jones got a lot of his style from is...

Oct 11, 2011 9:16 am

Machida Knows What It Takes To Beat Jon Jones

“It’s hard to say what the perfect style is to stop Jones. I have a lot of trust in my skills against any fighter. I won’t change what people have seen, and I’d rather show them in the Octagon instead of talking about it beforehand. Jones wasn’t my problem until the UFC booked the fight....

Oct 7, 2011 8:45 am

Jon Jones: Rashad Is Ducking The Fight

“Well, Dana White basically needed someone to save 140. I didn’t necessarily want to fight at 140, but because it was Rashad, I said, ‘You know what? I would take the fight in nine weeks.’ I’m already in shape. I already know what I want to do. Rashad, predicting that I would say no, he...

Oct 6, 2011 1:14 pm

STATEMENT FROM "SUGA" RASHAD EVANS REGARDING JONES vs. MACHIDA

Authentic Sports Management (Rashad Evans Management firm) today issued the following statement from “Suga” Rashad Evans regarding the Jones vs. Machida title fight: “After my last fight against Tito Ortiz, I dislocated my right thumb, which required it to be set back in place and held with pins. 24 hours ago, my physician removed the...

Sep 19, 2011 7:03 am

Lil Nog looking for stand up battle with Ortiz

“If I can avoid the ground game and try to knock him out, I will try… I’ll go after him and try the knockout, but if the fight goes to the ground I’ll be ready. I think he’ll try to take me down to work on the ground and pound, but I’ll be ready for...

Sep 9, 2011 9:01 am

Hallman Books Lightweight Bout With John Makdessi

Former welterweight fighter, Dennis Hallman, has made good on his promise to drop a weight class and will now face John Makdessi on the UFC’s Dec 10 fight card. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event...

Jun 28, 2016 7:38 pm

Sage Northcutt says first professional loss was “a fluke deal”

Back in January, Sage Northcutt squared off against Bryan Barbarena, who stepped in on short notice. Northcutt lost the bout, being submitted via Von Flue Choke in the 2nd round, putting an end to his undefeated streak. Now, ahead of his UFC 200 fight against Enrique Marin in less than two weeks, Northcutt believes that...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 5, 2016 4:12 pm

Pros react to the return of Brock Lesnar

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. An opponent for “The Beast” was not given at the time, but we now know that an announcement will be made Monday June 6 on...

Jun 5, 2016 10:04 am

Pros react to Michael Bisping’s KO victory over Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping was able to shock the mixed martial arts world yesterday in Los Angeles by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC’s middleweight championship. “The Count”, who took yesterday’s title fight on just two weeks notice, was able to catch Luke Rockhold with a couple of big left hands...

Jun 2, 2016 8:53 am

Michael Bisping fires back at Chris Weidman

Several weeks ago Chris Weidman was forced out of his UFC 199 rematch with Luke Rockhold due to a neck injury. After it was revealed that Jacare Souza had a torn meniscus, and would be unable to fight, the UFC chose Michael Bisping to step in on short notice and fight Rockhold. Despite being injured,...

May 27, 2016 9:32 am

Miesha Tate’s cautionary warning to Conor McGregor

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate has been competing in MMA professionally for nearly a decade. In addition, ‘Cupcake’ was one of the first women in the UFC. Ahead of her UFC 200 fight against Amanda Nunes, Tate appeared on SiriusXM Fight Club, Tate tried to impart some wisdom on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor,...

May 25, 2016 11:28 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ visits cancer patients and donates blood in Curitiba, Brazil

Invicta featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ made sure to give back to her hometown of Curitiba, Brazil following her successful UFC debut at UFC 198. ‘Cyborg,’ who picked up a first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at UFC 198 visited the Hospital Nossa Senhora Das Gracas in Curitiba while she was back in her hometown. Cyborg...

May 24, 2016 10:31 am

Chael Sonnen wants 3rd fight with Anderson Silva?

While Chael Sonnen has continually shut down rumors of a return to MMA in July once his suspension is up, that hasn’t stopped the former title challenger from weighing in on the current state of the UFC’s middleweight division. Sonnen spoke on a recent episode of The MMA Hour, where he said the current UFC...

May 24, 2016 9:49 am

Chael Sonnen would “love to kick Georges’ a**”

While Chael Sonnen has remained adamant in regards to his retirement from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, many believe that Sonnen will return to the Octagon once his suspension is up in July of 2016. Given when his suspension will be up, many believe that Sonnen could be making his return to MMA at...

May 22, 2016 9:13 am

Cris Cyborg wants a boxing fight on the same card as ‘McGregor vs. Mayweather’

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made a statement in her UFC debut earlier this month at UFC 198 when she defeated Leslie Smith via TKO in the very first-round. The feared Brazilian striker has heard the rumors about a possible boxing match between retired champion Floyd Mayweather and current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor....

May 19, 2016 11:06 am

Holly Holm explains turning down Cyborg fight, now welcomes catchweight bout

Former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm admits that she did turn down the offer to welcome Cris Cyborg to the Octagon in her UFC debut. Holm has her reason, after getting her belt taken from her in the very last round of her championship fight against Miesha Tate at UFC 196. “I’m not even stuck...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 17, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg calls out Ronda Rousey

This past weekend Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut as she TKOd Leslie Smith in the first round of their UFC 198 scrap. Although the fight took place at 140 pounds, Cyborg has her eyes set on a fight with Ronda Rousey. Rousey on the other hand has been filming movies, and has yet...

May 13, 2016 1:13 am

VIDEO | Leslie Smith opens up and talks about an MMA fighter’s association

“Nobody wants to get on the bad side of the UFC,” said Leslie Smith regarding fighter pay and an MMA fighter’s association while talking with the MMA Fighting in Curitiba, Brazil ahead of UFC 198. Smith will welcome Cris Cyborg in her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight fight. Cyborg is the 145 pound...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...