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Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to BJPENN.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June 17 event. Holly Holm was last seen...

Mar 21, 2017 6:47 am

Nate Diaz blasts Dana White for lying about fight offers

Despite being one of the most popular fighters on the UFC roster, Stockton, California’s Nate Diaz has not been seen in the cage since he gave up a competitive decision to Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 202 back in August. In a recent interview with TMZ, UFC President Dana White said that...

Mar 21, 2017 5:54 am

Fedor Emelianenko vs. Matt Mitrione rebooked as co-headliner for Bellator 180

Yesterday afternoon, we learned that Bellator MMA will be heading to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden on June 24. The ever-growing promotion will do so with Bellator 180, a pay-per-view card that will be headlined by a long-awaited light heavyweight showdown between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride legend Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 20, 2017 2:39 pm

BREAKING! Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva set for June

Chael Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen! The grudge match between Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva is finally going to happen on June 24 in New York City. APNEWS.com first reported the bout According to the report, Bellator MMA will be holding a pay-per-view event in New York City on June 24...

Mar 20, 2017 1:58 pm

Stephen Thompson has his sights set on two former champions

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson suffered a majority decision loss to Tyron Woodley earlier this month at UFC 209 in Las Vegas. The loss marked Thompson’s second unsuccessful attempt to steal the title from Woodley, as the pair had battled to a majority decision draw at UFC 205 this past November in New York. Following his loss...

Mar 20, 2017 11:34 am

Conor McGregor gives update on Floyd Mayweather fight schedule

The boxing match between undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor seems to be getting closer and closer to becoming a reality. On St. Patrick’s Day, “The Notorious” was in New York at Madison Square Garden as he walked out fellow Irishman Michael Conlan for his professional boxing debut. McGregor made a...

Mar 20, 2017 11:10 am

Holly Holm targeted to return at UFC Fight Night 111 in Singapore

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm (10-3 MMA) is being targeted to return at June’s UFC Fight Night event in Singapore. According to BJPENN.com’s very own Chris Taylor, “The Preacher’s Daughter” has been offered a bout against undefeated Korean fighter Ji Yeon Kim (6-0-2) for the June 17 event. Holly Holm was last seen...

Mar 20, 2017 10:03 am

Korean Zombie doubles down on Ricardo Lamas callout, suggests month for potential fight

Earlier this month, BJPENN.COM’s own Chris Taylor reported that Chan Sung Jung – more widely known as “The Korean Zombie” had his crosshairs set on fellow featherweight contender Ricardo Lamas. Just spoke with Korean Zombie's manager who revealed to me that KZ is targeting former title challenger Ricardo Lamas for his next fight — Chris...

Mar 20, 2017 8:43 am

Derrick Lewis vs. Mark Hunt bout targeted as UFC Fight Night 110 headliner

Shortly after his come from behind, knockout defeat of Travis Browne, streaking heavyweight contender Derrick Lewis made a bold callout of brick-fisted heavyweight veteran Mark Hunt. It sounds as though he will get his wish. According to a report from MMAJunkie.com, a Lewis vs. Hunt bout is being targeted as the headliner for the UFC’s...

Mar 20, 2017 6:43 am

Chris Weidman details his involvement in another street fight

Not long ago, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman amused the MMA community with a story about a street fight that he and UFC light heavyweight Gian Villante got into back in the day. Apparently, this wasn’t the only street fight the former champ was involved in in his youth. On a recent episode of...

Mar 20, 2017 6:17 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk praises Michelle Waterson, blasts Rose Namajunas

This May, in the co-main event of UFC 211, dominant UFC strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk will attempt to make the fifth defense of her title against dangerous Brazilian contender Jessica Andrade. While Jedrzejczyk’s victory against an opponent of Andrade’s caliber is far from guaranteed, she is already looking ahead to her next challenge as UFC...

Mar 20, 2017 5:47 am

Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will happily retire if he gets tired of waiting for title shot

The news that the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title will go to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – who has never fought at middleweight before – was most troubling for two men in particular: Yoel Romero and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. With Octagon records of 8-0 and 7-1 respectively, Romero and Jacare are far and...

Mar 19, 2017 1:02 pm

Artem Lobov tells Tyron Woodley to stop “crying and moaning like a little b*tch”

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC London, Icelandic grappling specialist Gunnar Nelson scored an extremely impressive submission win over a game Alan Jouban. With this win, Nelson reminded the world why he’s considered one of the best welterweights on earth, and set himself up for some massive fights in the stacked welterweight division....

Mar 19, 2017 12:28 pm

Coach John Kavanagh makes interesting suggestion for Gunnar Nelson’s next fight

Last night, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson scored an impressive win over the ever dangerous Alan Jouban. This win, which occurred after a fairly dominant first round, saw Nelson put his American foe on roller skates, before chasing him to the mat, where he locked...

Mar 19, 2017 11:56 am

Report: South Korea’s Battlefield FC gives fighters IOUs instead of payment

Over the weekend, South Korea’s Battlefield Fighting Championship (Battlefield FC) took over the Seoul Olympic Hall in Seoul, South Korea with an exciting night of mixed martial arts and grappling bouts. Unfortunately, this interesting night of combat sports now has a massive shadow cast over it, as grappling specialist Jeff Glover recently took to Instagram to...

Mar 19, 2017 9:40 am

Brad Pickett discusses KO loss: ‘The younger me would’ve chewed that [kick] up’

Last night, on the main card of the UFC’s latest trip to London, UK MMA legend Brad Pickett stepped onto the canvas for a final time. His opponent in this retirement fight was late-replacement Marlon “Chito” Vera, a young but dangerous out for pretty much any fighter in the division. Though Pickett won the first two...

Mar 19, 2017 8:03 am

Misha Cirkunov: Jon Jones deserves any opportunities he’s given “as long as he pisses clean with USADA”

Things are suddenly looking pretty interesting in the UFC light heavyweight division. Champ Daniel Cormier and challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson are scheduled for an imminent title rematch. Pride legend Mauricio “Shogun” Rua is enjoying an unlikely, late-career resurgence, and appears to be poised for one last title run. England’s Jimi Manuwa has burst into title...

Mar 18, 2017 9:20 pm

VIDEO | Jimi Manuwa challenges former boxing heavyweight champ

Jimi Manuwa challenges former boxing heavyweight champ David Haye to a fight inside the squared circle. Fresh off his sensational one punch knockout victory over Corey Anderson in last night’s UFC Fight Night 107 main event. Perennial light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa issued a challenge to former boxing heavyweight champion David Haye. “I want the...

Mar 18, 2017 8:48 pm

Jimi Manuwa is not interested in a fight with Jon Jones right now

UFC light heavyweight contender Jimi Manuwa is not interested in booking a fight with former division kingpin Jon Jones, at least not yet. “The Poster Boy” scored another highlight reel knockout in the featured bout of last night’s UFC Fight Night 107 event in London sending his opponent Corey Anderson crashing to the canvas with...

Mar 18, 2017 8:47 pm

PHOTO | Alan Jouban and Gunnar Nelson get together post-fight in London

Alan Jouban and Gunnar Nelson may have went to battle inside the octagon yesterday in London, but that didn’t stop the UFC welterweights from getting together to talk fight strategies over a drink post-fight. Jouban, who was submitted by Nelson in the second-round of their co-main bout at UFC Fight Night 107, took to his Instagram...

Mar 18, 2017 8:46 pm

Brad Pickett issues statement following retirement fight loss

UFC bantamweight veteran Brad Pickett retired following his UFC Fight Night 107 TKO loss to Marlon Vera last night in London, England. Pickett had a strong opening two rounds utilizing some timely takedowns and ground and pound to get up on the judges scorecards 20-18 heading into round three. However, the tide turned against “One...

Mar 18, 2017 8:44 pm

PHOTO | Official poster for UFC on FOX 24

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the official poster for UFC on FOX 24 which takes place next month in Kansas City. The April 15 fight card is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current division champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson taking on surging contender Wilson Reis. “Mighty Mouse” was last seen in action...

Mar 18, 2017 5:43 pm

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett

Pros react to Marlon Vera’s stunning upset victory over Brad Pickett UFC veteran Brad Pickett stepped foot into the octagon for the final time earlier today in London where he squared off with Marlon Vera who had taken the bout on very short-notice. Pickett was able to utilize some effective takedowns in the first two...