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May 11, 2016 9:22 am

Dana White opens up on relationship with Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor certainly threw the UFC a bit of a curveball last month when he refused to fulfill his media obligations for his UFC 200 fight with Nate Diaz on July 9th. McGregor tweeted that he was retired, which was followed up by an announcement from the UFC that McGregor had been pulled from the...

May 11, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White looking to help make Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor happen

Over the course of the last week or so, countless reports and updates have emerged regarding a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. While initially no one believed that a boxing match between the two was possible given McGregor’s current contract with the UFC, now it appears that UFC President Dana White...

May 11, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Fabricio Werdum details lucrative contract

As UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum gears up to defend his title against Stipe Miocic on Saturday at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, ‘Vai Calvao’ is enjoying the fruits of his labor. In the video above, you can see Fabricio Werdum discussing his fight with Stipe Miocic, and how his life has changed since winning...

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...


May 11, 2016 8:37 am

Anderson Silva undergoes successful surgery

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday night that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. This situation quickly went from bad to worse as it was revealed that Silva would need his gallbladder removed as soon as...

May 10, 2016 10:41 pm

Anderson Silva to have gallbladder removed Wednesday

Unfortunate news broke Tuesday evening that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View fight with Uriah Hall due to an issue with his gallbladder. An update emerged late Tuesday night that Silva would need to undergo a Cholecystectomy, also known as a gallbladder removal....

May 10, 2016 10:33 pm

VIDEO | Here’s what you should never ask Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 fight with Uriah Hall with less than a week to go to fight night. Silva was experiencing issues with his gallbladder, with the possibility of his gallbladder being removed. During a Periscope session,...

May 10, 2016 9:57 pm

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre training

In Toronto training with my friend Jorge @82Spaniard!https://t.co/kKIqftx9R9 — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 10, 2016 With UFC 200 rapidly approaching, there has been increasing speculation as to whether or not former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon. St-Pierre hasn’t been in action since his controversial split decision win over Johny Hendricks...

May 10, 2016 9:40 pm

Dana White reacts to rumors of the UFC’s sale

Tuesday evening, a report was published which revealed that 4 bidders have emerged to purchase the UFC. While the report from ESPN also revealed that the UFC owners were in “advanced talks” to sell the promotion, that isn’t the case according to UFC President Dana White. White revealed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 7:43 pm

BREAKING: Dennis Siver out of fight with BJ Penn, UFC searching for new opponent

More injuries are causing problems for the UFC. After a late report on Tuesday that Anderson Silva was forced to pull out of his UFC 198 bout against Uriah Hall, BJPENN.COM has learned that UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has pulled out of his UFC 199 bout with BJ Penn. Penn said he received a call...

May 10, 2016 6:34 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva out of UFC 198

Former middleweight king Anderson Silva has faced another setback putting him on the sidelines. Yahoo! reported late Tuesday that Silva was forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Uriah Hall scheduled for May 14 at UFC 198 “due to abdominal pain that may require gall bladder surgery.” Yahoo! reports that UFC President Dana...

May 10, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Report: UFC step closer to being sold, valuation in the billions

The owners of the UFC are moving forward on to the next steps in the process of selling the UFC. ESPN reported the news on Tuesday that the “owners are in advanced talks to sell the business.” ESPN’s sources say that there are four serious buyers in the mix to purchase the UFC including WME/IMG,...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 10, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pop star singer Demi Lovato shows off her ground and pound skills

I hate the word victim. I never have been and I never will be. A video posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on May 6, 2016 at 10:44am PDT Pop star singer Demi Lovato is a big fan of MMA and has been a big supporter of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. It looks...

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

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...

May 10, 2016 10:32 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker responds to Dada 5000’s recent comments

Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 has gone through a lot since he entered the cage at Bellator 149 on February 19. Dada 5000 had a lackluster fight with Kimbo Slice and was sent to the hospital in critical condition immediately after the fight. Dada 5000 says that he was brought back to life...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:47 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg ready for UFC 198

This Saturday at UFC 198, Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg will make her highly anticipated UFC debut as she faces Leslie Smith on the main card of the event. Ahead of the fight, see a promo video featuring highlights from both women, and Cyborg discussing the fight , above!

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 10, 2016 8:31 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of UFC 198

This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba Brazil. The event will play host to a number of high profile fights involving many Brazilian MMA legends, including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, Shogun Rua, and Fabricio Werdum to name just a few. In addition, Cris Cyborg will be making her UFC debut on the card. Ahead...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...