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Oct 21, 2016 1:55 pm

Randy Couture comments on Georges St-Pierre’s contract issues with the UFC

Georges St-Pierre may be in for the biggest fight of his life and it won’t even be close to taking place in the Octagon. On Monday, the former UFC welterweight kingpin announced on The MMA Hour that he was a free agent after his legal team terminated his contract with the UFC. Later that day,...

Oct 21, 2016 12:34 pm

Luke Rockhold: Michael Bisping “b**ching out” from fighting top middleweights

Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense as he went to war with MMA legend Dan Henderson in a main event scrap in Manchester, England. Bisping was dropped early in the fight, but weathered an early storm from Henderson that saw the champ dropped in...


Oct 21, 2016 12:13 pm

The UFC is Casting Octagon Girls for a Reality Series on POP TV Network

We’re all familiar with The Ultimate Fighter, the UFC’s trademark reality show, throughout which contestants compete for UFC contracts and sometimes even title shots or championship belts. Though the series has produced a few lacklustre seasons, its also given us UFC stars like Nate Diaz, Forrest Griffin, Diego Sanchez, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, TJ Dillashaw,...

Oct 21, 2016 11:19 am

Eddie Alvarez Trashes Conor McGregor’s Training Regimen on Twitter

On November 12, in the main event of the universally anticipated UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If McGregor is successful in this attempt, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to wear two belts simultaneously. In advance of this high-stakes showdown, the advantages possessed...

Oct 21, 2016 10:59 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva Has Been Released from the UFC

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva‘s time in the Octagon has come to an end, as the Brazilian heavyweight and the UFC have mutually agreed not to renew his contract. Silva’s contract ran its course after a KO loss to Roy Nelson in September. With this loss, Bigfoot fell to a brutal 1-6-1 in his last seven fights....

Oct 21, 2016 10:34 am

Amanda Nunes: Ronda Rousey fight will change my life

Recently, it was confirmed by the UFC brass that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be making her highly anticipated return to the Octagon at December 30th in the main event of UFC 207, the UFC’s New Year’s Eve card, to fight women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in a highly anticipated showdown for...

Oct 21, 2016 9:59 am

Michael Bisping to GSP: “Sign the Papers Buddy”

Yesterday, we reported that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping was being considered as an addition to UFC 206, which is, at the moment, undeniably short on big names. Though Bisping denied these reports, there still seems to be significant reason to believe he could wind up on the card – perhaps against welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre....

Oct 21, 2016 9:44 am

Holly Holm sends message to critics

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm has been on a bit of a skid lately. After picking up a spectacular KO win over Ronda Rousey in the main event of UFC 193 back in November of 2015 to claim the women’s bantamweight championship in an incredibly dominant performance, Holm returned to the Octagon at...

Oct 21, 2016 9:24 am

VIDEO | UFC Hall of Famer Says He Would Have Protected Kim Kardashian From Robbers

Earlier this month, reports surfaced that Hollywood megastar Kim Kardashian had been bound, gagged and robbed in a Paris hotel room. In the wake of the incident, a representative for Kardashian told E! News that the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star was “badly shaken but physically unharmed.” Unfortunately, however, it was also confirmed that Kardashian lost something...

Oct 21, 2016 9:21 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch set for UFC 207

The heavyweight rematch fight fans have been waiting to see was made official this week! Over a year after their initial meeting, where Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted Cain Velasquez to win the heavyweight championship at UFC 188, the pair will once again meet inside the Octagon. The fight, which was officially...

Oct 21, 2016 8:04 am

The Ultimate Fighter 25 to Commence Filming in January, Use “All-Star” Concept

Earlier this week, reports surfaced that WME-IMG, who recently purchased the UFC for $4 billion, had plans to cancel the organization’s long-running reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter. These reports first came from FloCombat editor Jeremy Botter. Little late night birdie tells me that WME plans on getting rid of The Ultimate Fighter, possibly after...

Oct 21, 2016 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE – Rashad Evans predicts Alvarez vs. McGregor and Weidman vs. Romero

UFC 205 will feature several high-profile match-ups and on paper looks to be a blockbuster card. Rashad Evans, who takes on Tim Kennedy in his middleweight debut at UFC 205, spoke exclusively to BJPENN.COM Radio and discussed his predictions for several other fights on the card. Check out who “Suga” Rashad Evans picks to win...

Oct 21, 2016 7:05 am

Bobby Lashley More Interested in Fedor Fight than Bellator Heavyweight Title Shot

There is a long history of professional wrestlers attempting to try their hand at MMA. On several occasions, these wrestlers have realized mountainous heights, like Brock Lesnar did when he won the UFC heavyweight title. On other occasions, their MMA forays have been downright disasters, like CM Punk’s long-discussed UFC debut against Mickey Gall was....

Oct 20, 2016 4:48 pm

Conor McGregor sends his advice to fighters perturbed by UFC title shot woes and contracts

We have seen a recent influx in fighters publically addressing their displeasure with the UFC’s matchmaking, especially in some recent title fight in addition to issues regarding contracts. Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently expressed his request to be released from his contract with the UFC after it was announced that featherweight champion...

Oct 20, 2016 4:20 pm

Michael Bisping responds to Mousasi’s call out on Twitter

Gegard Mousasi has been making his case for a title shot at middleweight since dropping down to the 185 pound weight class back in 2014, but the longtime contender has really stepped it up performance-wise in his last two fights. Shortly after knocking out surging middleweight contender Thiago “Maretta” Santos at UFC 200, Mousasi notched...

Oct 20, 2016 3:40 pm

Breaking! Dominick Cruz slated to defend his bantamweight title at UFC 207

UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz (22-1 MMA) is slated to return to action at UFC 207 this December in Las Vegas, according to MMA Fighting’s Ariel Helwani. “The Dominator” is being targeted to square off with Cody Garbrandt at the pay-per-view event. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout. Dominick Cruz was most...

Oct 20, 2016 2:31 pm

Report | Michael Bisping being targeted to return at UFC 206 in Toronto

It sounds like UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping may be getting back into the Octagon for another fight very soon. Bisping just defended his title for the first time against Dan Henderson earlier this month at UFC 204 and apparently has been called by the UFC to get prepared for another big fight....

Oct 20, 2016 12:51 pm

VIDEO: This might explain Jeremy Stephens insane KO power

Jeremy “Lil Heathen” Stephens was one of the hardest hitting lightweights in the UFC, and has definitely carried that punching power with him at featherweight. “Lil Heathen” posted a video of him training his striking while using resistance training. Check out the video of Stephens training his punching power for yourself! My speed & power...

Oct 20, 2016 12:45 pm

Ariel Helwani questions the beef between Dana White and Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre may be in the toughest fight of his career and it isn’t even taking place in the Octagon. A battle is currently taking place between St-Pierre and the UFC over contract disputes with St-Pierre and his legal team claiming that they are no longer under contract with the UFC...

Oct 20, 2016 11:14 am

Report: New UFC owners to cancel The Ultimate Fighter

The Ultimate Fighter reality show is widely regarded as being one of the pivotal factors in helping Mixed Martial Arts secure a foothold in the sporting world. In the finale of season 1 of The Ultimate Fighter, Stephan Bonnar & Forrest Griffin squared off in what many still consider to be one of the greatest...