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Apr 13, 2017 11:41 am

Johnson demands Daniel Cormier be stripped of belt in formal appeal

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. Prior to the fight however, Cormier made headlines for his controversial weigh-in. The champ stepped in the scale with just minutes to go until time was up, and weighed-in at...

Apr 13, 2017 11:28 am

Jimi Manuwa has harsh words for Daniel Cormier after UFC 210 callout

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier successfully defended his light heavyweight title for the second time as he submitted light heavyweight knockout artist Anthony Johnson in the second round. Following the fight, Cormier took some shots at the #4 ranked light heavyweight in the world, Jimi Manuwa, something that...

Apr 13, 2017 11:20 am

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 – Finalized fight card and lineup

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated heavyweight title showdown will...

Apr 13, 2017 9:12 am

Anthony Pettis planning summer lightweight return

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis has had a bit of a difficult run as of 2015. After a 5-fight win streak that saw Pettis claim the UFC lightweight championship by submitting Benson Henderson in the 1st round of their UFC 164 fight, Pettis defended the belt just once before losing the title to Rafael...

Apr 13, 2017 9:00 am

Demetrious Johnson opens up on fighter pay as champion

The topic of fighter pay is one that has long been discussed by fighters, and has continued to see the UFC receive criticism from fighters who feel as though the promotion doesn’t fairly compensate their fighters. UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is arguably the most dominant fighter on the UFC roster, going undefeated since his...

Apr 13, 2017 8:47 am

Joe Rogan weighs in on Mousasi-Weidman controversy

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon with Gegard Mousasi in hopes of snapping a 2-fight skid that had seen him lose the UFC middleweight title to Luke Rockhold in 2015 before then being viciously knocked out by Yoel Romero in November. In the fight with...

Apr 13, 2017 8:10 am

Urijah Faber gives prediction for Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw bantamweight title fight

Urijah Faber, who recently retired from MMA and will soon be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame, is the mentor of reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt. He was also the mentor of former champion TJ Dillashaw, until Dillashaw left Faber’s Sacramento camp, creating one of MMA’s most visible feuds in the process. As such, Faber’s...

Apr 13, 2017 5:51 am

Jon Jones once again rips Daniel Cormier over ‘TowelGate’ incident

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier scored an impressive, second-round submission win over the ever-dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Regrettably, Cormier’s win was not without controversy. On the Friday morning before his battle with Rumble, Cormier stepped onto the scale and weighed in a 206.2 pounds, 1.2...

Apr 12, 2017 8:23 pm

BREAKING! Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore

Holly Holm vs. Bethe Correia set for June 17 in Singapore A women’s bantamweight bout between former division champion Holly Holm and former title challenger Bethe Correia will headline UFC Fight Night 111 on June 17 in Singapore. UFC Canada just broke the news on Twitter. BREAKING: @HollyHolm vs. @bethecorreia headlines #UFCSingapore pic.twitter.com/19IqNTQuXQ — UFC...

Apr 12, 2017 1:45 pm

Anderson Silva weighs-in on controversial Chris Weidman stoppage

This past weekend at UFC 210, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman stepped into the Octagon to fight Gegard Mousasi in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown. Going into the fight, Weidman stepped into the Octagon on a 2-fight skid that saw him most recently drop a 3rd round TKO to Yoel Romero after dropping a...

Apr 12, 2017 1:07 pm

Hard to deny Gegard Mousasi’s value to the UFC with his compelling UFC event stats

Gegard Mousasi has picked up multiple championship titles throughout his mixed martial arts career, including a light heavyweight Strikeforce strap and two division titles in DREAM. There is no denying the UFC middleweight contender’s status as one of the elite fighters in mixed martial arts. However, Mousasi in now at the crossroads on his MMA...

Apr 12, 2017 12:59 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 28 // Jim Miller | Houston Alexander | Dylan Andrews

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more great guests! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off will be UFC lightweight veteran and fan-favorite, Jim Miller @jimmiller_155 Following his FOTN-worthy effort against Dustin Porier back in February, we’ll recap the hard-fought loss and discuss what’s next for the New Jersey native. Having competed against all...

Apr 12, 2017 11:13 am

Conor McGregor could be facing legal battle for Instagram photo

If you don’t own it, don’t treat it as if it were your own unless you’re willing to pay for it. Those are the thoughts that Platinum Executive Travel had running through their mind after seeing an Instagram post from UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor standing on the hood of one of their Rolls-Royce Wraith...

Apr 12, 2017 11:11 am

VIDEO | Wanderlei Silva sparring ahead of Chael Sonnen fight

Quarta è dia de sparring , aí Vi o Robocop , me olhando de canto ( eu acho ) na oitava troca de parceiros , e disse vamos lá , a chinela cantou , o Homi tem a não pesada , brincadeiras a parte , ter Bons companheiros de treino è fundamental pra qualquer lutador...

Apr 12, 2017 10:46 am

Jose Aldo also eyeing fight with former boxing champion

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor certainly sparked a bit of a trend when he began to pursue a fight with undefeated boxing champion Floyd Mayweather. In the time since McGregor began to call for a fight with Mayweather, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva once again began to call for a showdown with Roy Jones...

Apr 12, 2017 10:37 am

Charles Oliveira suspended by NYSAC

In a shocking move, Charles Oliveira has been suspended by the New York State Athletic Commission for his celebration following his first round submission win over Will Brooks. After winning the fight, Oliveira celebrated as many fighters do, by jumping the cage. That didn’t sit too well with the New York State Athletic Commission, who...

Apr 12, 2017 10:16 am

Nate Diaz gets reduced penalty for UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in March of 2016, Nate Diaz shocked the world by tapping out the seemingly unbeatable Conor McGregor. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC 202, McGregor and Diaz went at it again. Unsurprisingly, the buildup to this anticipated rematch was highlighted by plenty of memorable trash talk and confrontations. The crescendo...

Apr 12, 2017 9:47 am

Daniel Cormier once again defends holding towel at weigh-ins

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier stirred up quite a bit of controversy on Friday at the UFC 210 early weigh-ins prior to his UFC 210 showdown with Anthony Johnson on Saturday evening. Cormier missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in at 206.2 pounds; 1.2 pounds over the light heavyweight title fight limit of...

Apr 12, 2017 9:32 am

Jose Aldo on the state of the UFC: it’s not worth being the good guy anymore

In a few short weeks, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will attempt to defend his title against interim featherweight champ Max Holloway. The two will share the main event spot of UFC 212, which will go down on June 3 in sun soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In advance of this fight, Aldo and Holloway...

Apr 12, 2017 9:27 am

UFC 210 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit New York for a highly anticipated night of fights headlined by a light heavyweight tilt between Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson for the UFC light heavyweight championship. In the co-main event, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman looked to return to title contention as he fought Gegard Mousasi in...

Apr 12, 2017 9:11 am

Daniel Cormier explains why UFC 210 weight cut was so difficult

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defended his light heavyweight championship for the second time as he picked up a 2nd round submission win over Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated affair. With that being said, there was quite a bit of controversy leading up to the fight given...

Apr 12, 2017 8:47 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s future

On December 30th, 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey returned to the Octagon for a very highly anticipated return over a year following her devastating loss to Holly Holm at UFC 193, which saw her lose the women’s bantamweight title. When Rousey returned to the Octagon she did so against reigning champion, Amanda...