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Sep 9, 2016 6:13 pm

VIDEO | Manny Pacquiao mocks Floyd Mayweather for wanting Conor McGregor fight

Prior to the announcement that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 202, rumors were circling in regards to a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather. Both men went back and forth in the media, with both of them verbally agreeing to a fight. While...

Sep 9, 2016 5:43 pm

VIDEO | Alistair Overeem comes face-to-face with his heckler, kills him with kindness, still gets badgered

Cleveland hasn't been inviting for @Alistairovereem. But ahead of @ufc 203, "The Demolition Man" met his heckler. pic.twitter.com/AZ27FDy7KX — MMAjunkie (@MMAjunkie) September 9, 2016 UFC heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem has the biggest fight of his life coming up on Saturday as he takes on UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic. The two will go head-to-head in...

Sep 9, 2016 5:22 pm

Stefan Struve left opponent-less for UFC 204

Unfortunate news has surfaced in regards to UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve’s fight with Ruslan Magomedov at UFC 204. According to MMAJunkie, Magomedov was forced to pull out of the scheduled bout this week after it was revealed that he has a staph infection. While details are pretty scarce at the present time, it could be...

Sep 9, 2016 4:03 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk snubs Mickey Gall and his handshake during UFC 203 weigh-ins

.@CMPunk REFUSES to shake @MickeyGall's hand at the #UFC203 weigh in and gets a huge reaction from the crowd https://t.co/0Xm14xAX1Y — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Phil Brooks, the former WWE superstar known as CM Punk is set to make his highly anticipated professional mixed martial arts debut at UFC 203 on Saturday...


Sep 9, 2016 3:45 pm

VIDEO | Jessica Eye gets physical and pushes Bethe Correia at UFC 203 weigh-ins

Jessica Eye SHOVES Bethe Correia halfway across the #UFC203 weigh in stage! https://t.co/Sacc0V8l3V — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) September 9, 2016 Things really got heated up at the fan and media weigh-ins for UFC 203 late on Friday. A scrappy UFC women’s bantamweight matchup between former title contender Bethe Correia and Jessica Eye takes place...

Sep 9, 2016 12:19 pm

Video | Overeem Explains Weigh-In Tardiness

Earlier this morning, the 22 fighters competing at UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for their looming battles. The major drama of this weigh-in event was that Alistair Overeem – one half of the evening’s main event – arrived late. If UFC 203 was occurring in Nevada, Overeem’s tardiness could have resulted in...

Sep 9, 2016 11:37 am

McGregor vs Alvarez Is The “Top Choice” for UFC 205 Main Event

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City’s Madison Square Garden, is quickly coming together. Earlier this week, it was announced that a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves had been tacked onto the bill. Days later, we learned that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Robbie Lawler would also be...

Sep 9, 2016 9:36 am

VIDEO | CM Punk & Mickey Gall weigh-in for UFC 203

With just over 24 hours to go until former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated UFC debut Saturday night in Cleveland, Ohio, he and Mickey Gall hit the scales for early weigh-ins. Punk, who joked earlier in the week that his weight cut was going terribly, and that he weighed over 200 pounds,...

Sep 9, 2016 9:14 am

Cut! Three Fighters Removed from the UFC Roster

Last month, news broke that long-time UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald had abandoned the UFC to join the Bellator roster. It should come as no surprise, then, that his fighter profile has been removed from the UFC website. As it turns out, however, two other fighters have also been released from the UFC in the last...

Sep 9, 2016 9:07 am

Jim Miller opens up on training with Mickey Gall

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White announced that the UFC had signed 1-0 Mickey Gall, with the intentions of him eventually fighting CM Punk. Unfortunately, Punk’s debut was postponed several times due to injuries. In the meantime, the UFC booked Mickey Gall to fight Mike Jackson. Gall left the MMA world stunned as he...

Sep 9, 2016 8:57 am

Aljamain Sterling Wants Rafael Assuncao or Michael McDonald in NYC

On November 12, the UFC will set up shop in New York City’s Madison Square Garden with UFC 205. This week, this anticipated card’s first match-ups were announced. First, we learned that the card would feature a lightweight bout between Al Iaquinta and Thiago Alves. Days later, we learned that a long-rumored bout between Robbie...

Sep 9, 2016 8:48 am

PHOTO | Rousimar Palhares looking nearly unrecognizable in new picture

Former top ranked UFC middleweight Rousimar Palhares is widely believed to possess some of the best Jiu-Jitsu in MMA. With 15 of his 18 wins coming by way of submission, not many fighters want to go to the ground with ‘Toquinho’. Unfortunately, the same submissions that leave MMA fans stunned, have also got Palhares into...

Sep 9, 2016 8:21 am

UFC 203 Weigh-In Results: Overeem Gets Fined, One Fighter Misses Weight

On Friday morning, the 22 fighters competing on Saturday night’s UFC 203 took to the scales to weigh in for battle (they’ll take the scales again for the unofficial, ceremonial weigh-ins later today). The card, which will emanate from Cleveland’s Quicken Loans Arena, will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Cleveland-based champion Stipe Miocic and accomplished veteran Alistair...

Sep 9, 2016 7:56 am

Chael Sonnen weighs-in on CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

In just over 24 hours, the world will tune in as former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut on the main card of UFC 203 as he fights undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, as more footage has continued to emerge of Punk in training, some of the MMA community...

Sep 9, 2016 7:36 am

Frank Mir on CM Punk in the UFC: “It pisses me off”

Tomorrow night in Cleveland, Ohio, former WWE champion CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut against the undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, the MMA community seems to be split in regards to their opinion on Punk being given the fight. While some are happy that at 37-years old Punk will get...

Sep 9, 2016 6:51 am

UFC 204 Sells out in 6 Minutes

Earlier this year, England’s Michael Bisping shocked the world by flattening Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight crown. From there, logic suggested the Brit would defend his title in a rematch with Rockhold, or against another top-flight middleweight in Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza or Yoel Romero. Instead, the next middleweight title shot was awarded to...

Sep 9, 2016 6:49 am

VIDEO | Ray Longo Says Chris Weidman Will Fight “Jacare” or Yoel Romero in NYC

Earlier this week, rumors began to swirl that former middleweight champion Chris Weidman would be taking on Yoel Romero at UFC 205 in NYC this November 12. When Romero posted a photo of himself signing a contract (which he has since deleted), these rumors only gained credibility. On the latest episode of Jon Anik and...

Sep 8, 2016 5:47 pm

Fabricio Werdum to Travis Browne: “I will break your face and ribs, you clown!”

Things got very tense at Thursday’s pre-fight presser when Fabricio Werdum and Travis Browne squared off for the cameras. Werdum, who’s normally got a smile on his face, got right into Browne’s face and started jawing at him in Portuguese. “I will break your face, bastard,” Werdum told Browne. “… I’ll break your rib, clown....

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 8, 2016 1:43 pm

EXCLUSIVE | AKA Head Coach on Rockhold’s modeling career: “Everyone knows how good looking he is”

Luke Rockhold’s modeling contract surprised many in the MMA community except for his teammates and coaches at American Kickboxing Academy. American Kickboxing Academy head coach Javier Mendez spoke exclusively to BJPenn.com on Thursday and discussed his teammate’s reactions to Rockhold’s recently signed modeling contract and budding career as a male model. “No one was surprised. Everyone knows...

Sep 8, 2016 1:08 pm

VIDEO | The raging brawl between the Diaz brothers and Khabib Nurmagomedov

The Diaz brothers are known for their fighting spirit both inside and outside of the Octagon. Let’s take a look back at the 2015 World Series of Fighting event where a crazy altercation broke out in the pit between UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov and Nick and Nate Diaz. A crazy melee then spilled out...

Sep 8, 2016 12:41 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk mean mugs Mickey Gall during press conference staredown

With just over 48 hours to go until UFC 203, where CM Punk will make his highly anticipated MMA debut against 2-0 Mickey Gall. Prior to the event, both fighters appeared at the UFC 203 pre-fight press conference Thursday afternoon. While no water bottles were thrown, at the end of the press conference, both men...

Sep 8, 2016 12:16 pm

Dana White: “We don’t do gimmick fights. It’s do or die for CM Punk”

CM Punk’s signing with the UFC has been controversial ever since it was announced back at UFC 182, and much of the talk this week has revolved around the former WWE superstar’s Octagon debut this Saturday. UFC President Dana White has been adamant in defending the match-up between Punk and Mickey Gall, the 24-year-old New...

Sep 8, 2016 11:43 am

VIDEO | Ricardo Lamas vs. BJ Penn first staredown

With nearly a month to go until ‘UFC Fight Night: Manila’, where #4 ranked featherweight Ricardo Lamas, and UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn will have their highly anticipated featherweight showdown, the pair had their first staredown for the fight. The fight is a pivotal one for both men. Earlier this year, Penn formally ended...

Sep 8, 2016 11:33 am

VIDEO | RVCA // BJ Penn – Inspired By

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Sep 8, 2016 11:09 am

Nick The Tooth kicked off “Lookin’ For A Fight” after nearly fighting Dana White

Earlier this year, UFC President Dana White hit the road with former UFC welterweight champion Matt Serra, and his good friend Nick The Tooth for his “Lookin’ For A Fight” series. Several episodes of the series ran on YouTube, and UFC Fight Pass, bringing fans some pretty epic content. From the trio being tased, to...