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Jun 15, 2016 9:44 am

Michael Bisping clarifies post-fight exchanges with Luke Rockhold

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked Luke Rockhold out cold in the very first round of their UFC 199 middleweight title scrap. Following the fight, Bisping and Rockhold engaged in two heated verbal exchanges. The first was in the Octagon, where Rockhold refused to shake Bisping’s...

Jun 15, 2016 9:23 am

Dominick Cruz reflects on Urijah Faber rivalry post-UFC 199

Going into UFC 199, there was certainly no love lost between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. For nearly 10 years the pair had engaged in a bitter rivalry after Faber submitted Cruz back in 2007 under the WEC banner. Cruz avenged the loss in the UFC, defeating Faber via unanimous decision, however that wasn’t enough...

Jun 15, 2016 9:05 am

Dana White has nothing but praise for Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt has earned the reputation as one of the hardest hitting men in the history of the UFC. The ‘Super Samoan’ has gone 7-4 in his UFC career, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Bigfoot Silva and Frank Mir. Ahead Hunt’s UFC 200 fight against...

Jun 15, 2016 8:45 am

Dan Henderson unveils plans for one more fight before retiring

At the age of 45, many are wondering at what point MMA legend Dan Henderson will walk away from the sport which he has given so much to. On the heels of his incredible UFC 199 KO win over Hector Lombard, Henderson wants to have one more fight, and then ride off into the sunset....

Jun 15, 2016 8:31 am

Rumor: UFC sale is done

After a report Tuesday evening indicated that there has been progress in the Fertitta brothers and Dana White selling the UFC, BJPenn.com spoke to a source regarding the situation who informed us the word on the street is that the sale is complete. Initial reports about the UFC’s sale emerged quite some time ago, however...

Jun 15, 2016 1:20 am

Canelo Alvarez reaches deep into pockets after being sued for $8.5 million

One of boxing’s biggest stars was hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit this week in a Florida court case. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was ordered to pay $8.5 million to All-Star Boxing, a former promoter of Alvarez’s after a Florida jury ruled in favor of All-Star Boxing. All-Star Boxing claimed that Alvarez signed an exclusive promotional...

Jun 14, 2016 10:56 pm

UPDATE: UFC sale reportedly “definitely progressing”

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Dana White and the Fertittas will sell the UFC. While initial reports stated that the trio were extremely close to finalizing a sale, UFC President Dana White then refuted the reports, claiming that the UFC isn’t for sale. Details then emerged that the trio could...

Jun 14, 2016 10:47 pm

Chuck Liddell gives prediction of Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

In just under one month, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA as he faces veteran heavyweight Mark Hunt in a battle of heavy handed heavyweights. The fight, which will serve as the co-main event of the historic UFC 200 event, has the MMA community talking about whether...

Jun 14, 2016 10:32 pm

Frankie Edgar continues verbal onslaught on Conor McGregor

Since Conor McGregor signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196 in the beginning of the year, which ultimately turned into a welterweight fight against Nate Diaz, there has been much speculation as to whether or not McGregor will return to featherweight. With McGregor vs. Diaz II set for UFC...

Jun 14, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Attractive Russian woman fights a man in Marsey Fight Club

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between a man and a woman? Check out Anzhelika Stepanenko who took on a male fighter at the Marsey Fight Club, which is located in Dmitrov, Russia over the weekend, according to MMA.tv. Apparently, coach Akhmed Rustamov runs the Marsey Fight Club where the fight took place,...

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 14, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar says his return isn’t for the fans, ‘This is for me’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar isn’t out to prove anything to anyone else but himself when he steps foot back into the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar will take on the hard-hitting Mark Hunt in a “one-off” opportunity to compete in the UFC while still under contract with the WWE. “No, I don’t think...

Jun 14, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre predicts Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that will likely see the new welterweight #1 contender crowned. Ahead of the fight, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who is friends with, and has trained with both men, gave his preview of the bout...

Jun 14, 2016 11:18 am

Fighter takes on a new career after USADA suspension, all due to a tainted supplement

There have been a couple of cases recently where fighters have popped for banned subtances due to tainted supplements. UFC welterweight Tim means was just given a six-month suspension after coming to an agreement with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after they determined that one of Means’ supplements was, in fact, tainted. Means was facing...

Jun 14, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | UFC posts another Fedor Emelianenko fight flashback

While Fedor Emelianenko has never fought in the UFC, the promotion has begun posting videos of his fight flashbacks ahead of his EFN 50 fight on June 17th. Emelianenko’s fight will stream on UFC Fight Pass, however the interesting part of the story is that Emelianenko recently stated that he is closer than ever before...

Jun 14, 2016 10:31 am

Brock Lesnar gives his thoughts on Conor McGregor

At one point in time, Brock Lesnar was widely regarded as the biggest Pay-Per View draw in the UFC. During Lesnar’s 3-year stint with the UFC, he won the heavyweight championship and headlined several pay-per view events including the historic UFC 100 card. Now, with Conor McGregor currently being the biggest star in MMA, Lesnar...