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Jan 10, 2017 12:09 pm

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn unveils all-star cornering team for Yair Rodriguez fight

UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn makes his way back into the Octagon this Sunday at UFC Fight Night 103, which takes place in Phoenix, Arizona. The former two-time, two-division UFC champion will take on rising UFC star Yair Rodrigez in the main event of the evening. As fight week is already upon us,...

Jan 9, 2017 7:47 am

VIDEO | UFC Phoenix Countdown: Penn vs. Rodriguez

This Sunday, the UFC will return to Phoenix, Arizona with an action-packed night of fighting. The card will be headlined by a featherweight bout between dangerous prospect Yair Rodriguez, and our very own BJ Penn. In advance of this compelling showdown, the UFC has released the official UFC Phoenix Countdown, an awesome promo video that shines...

Jan 4, 2017 9:03 am

UFC Phoenix start time and broadcast details

Wondering about the UFC Phoenix start time? BJPenn.com has you covered with all the details you need. Check out the rundown below. The main card of UFC Phoenix is scheduled for a start time of 10:00 p.m. ET, and 7:00 p.m. PT. It will air on Fox Sports 1. The undercard, meanwhile, has a start time of 8:00...

Jan 4, 2017 8:25 am

UFC Phoenix Fight Card: Penn vs. Rodriguez

The official UFC Phoenix fight card has been finalized and will occur in sunny Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, January 15. Note: that’s Sunday, not the typical Saturday. The card will be headlined by a compelling featherweight showdown between rising Mexican prospect Yair Rodriguez, and our very own BJ Penn. Rodriguez will enter the fight having won his first...

Jan 3, 2017 9:43 am

UFC rankings update: Cody Garbrandt steals spot on pound-for-pound list

With title fights in two divisions, and appearances from a handful of ranked fighters, UFC 207 was a big card for the official UFC rankings. Now that the card is in the rear view mirror, the promotion has updated its rankings, and there has been significant movement in several divisions. Perhaps the most notable change...

Dec 27, 2016 6:50 am

Featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens calls for fight with Clay Guida

Last month, on the undercard of the massively hyped UFC 205, long-time featherweight contender Jeremy Stephens came up short in a fun fight with former lightweight champion Frankie Edgar. Though he nearly finished his foe with a second-round head-kick, Stephens was outworked for the rest of the fight, culminating in a clear unanimous win for...

Dec 21, 2016 6:05 am

Jose Aldo: I’m the real featherweight champ, not ‘two-faced’ Conor McGregor

When Conor McGregor won the UFC lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez in November, he became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes concurrently, as he still owned the organization’s featherweight belt at the time. Yet given that it had been nearly a year since he’d won that featherweight title,...

Dec 16, 2016 12:10 pm

Urijah Faber defends legacy ahead of retirement

This Saturday, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he squares off against Brad Pickett in what Faber has stated will be his retirement fight. Over the course of his 13-year MMA career ‘The California Kid’ shared the cage with some of the biggest names in MMA including...

Dec 16, 2016 6:53 am

Urijah Faber content with upcoming retirement, but won’t rule out return

This Saturday, MMA legend Urijah Faber will compete in the last fight of his career. He will do so against England’s Brad Pickett on the main card of UFC on Fox 22, which will emanate from his hometown of Sacramento, California. With his fighting career in the rear-view, Faber will shift his focus to managing...

Dec 12, 2016 11:25 am

Jose Aldo says he is set to fight Max Holloway at UFC 208

Recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo says he is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 208, which takes place in Brooklyn, New York on February 11. Aldo told the media in Brazil on Monday that he will fight Max Holloway in a UFC featherweight title unification bout as Holloway just won the...

Dec 12, 2016 8:02 am

A quick look back at the year since Conor McGregor KO’d Jose Aldo

One year ago today, Ireland’s Conor McGregor backed up months of trash talk and bravado to knock out Jose Aldo and win the UFC featherweight title. The knockout occurred just 13 seconds into the fight’s first frame, and marked the end of Aldo’s decade-long unbeaten streak. How things have changed since then. Shortly after his incredible...

Dec 9, 2016 8:52 am

Jose Aldo: “The UFC has been a mess for a while now”

Jose Aldo and the UFC have been at odds over the last several months. After being knocked out by Conor McGregor in just 13 seconds at UFC 194, Aldo hoped for an immediate rematch with the Irish superstar, in hopes of reclaiming his featherweight championship. After Conor McGregor moved up to welterweight for a fight...

Dec 8, 2016 11:06 am

Jose Aldo goes off on “pieces of s**t” in Conor McGregor’s camp

Recently crowned undisputed UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo has been criticized quite a bit since he was promoted from the interim featherweight champion to the undisputed featherweight champion in the wake of Conor McGregor relinquishing the featherweight title. Aldo reigned as the UFC featherweight champion for five years, defending his title seven times over the...

Dec 7, 2016 9:23 am

TJ Dillashaw weighs-in on Urijah Faber’s upcoming retirement

In just over a week, MMA veteran Urijah Faber will step into the Octagon for the final time as he squares off against Brad ‘One Punch’ Pickett in front of his hometown crowd in Sacramento, California. For Faber, the fight will mark the end of a historic 13 year professional MMA career that saw ‘The...

Dec 6, 2016 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Robin Black breaks down Doo Ho Choi vs. Cub Swanson

This Saturday, the UFC will return to Toronto for the first time since September of 2013. It will do so with UFC 206, a card that has been rocked by fighter withdrawals but still stands out as a very exciting one. The UFC 206 lineup is highlighted by several extremely compelling matchups. One such matchup...

Nov 30, 2016 11:12 am

EXCLUSIVE | BJ Penn doesn’t care who 145 champ is: ‘I am going for the belt’

The MMA community recently received word that former two division UFC champion, UFC Hall of Famer, BJ Penn would be returning to the Octagon in January at ‘UFC Fight Night: 103’ as he steps into the Octagon to face streaking featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez. Penn announced earlier this year that he was ending his retirement,...

Nov 30, 2016 8:54 am

Max Holloway on Jose Aldo: “I ain’t friends with the guy”

Earlier this week the MMA community was stunned when the UFC stripped Irish superstar Conor McGregor of the UFC featherweight championship, and promoted Jose Aldo from the interim featherweight champion to the undisputed featherweight champion. The move came after UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 206 headlining fight with...

Nov 27, 2016 2:31 pm

Coach Kavanagh reacts to Conor McGregor being stripped of his UFC featherweight title

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his UFC featherweight championship. The promotion added that Jose Aldo, who won UFC interim featherweight title be defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, had been promoted to undisputed featherweight champion of the UFC. In addition to that...

Nov 26, 2016 7:46 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor relinquishes his UFC featherweight title

Conor McGregor is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. The brash Irish Superstar relinquished his featherweight title earlier this evening according to UFC officials. The UFC announced the news during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast. With the news, Jose Aldo is now the promotions UFC featherweight champion. Aldo had won the UFC interim featherweight...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 21, 2016 1:03 pm

BREAKING! BJ Penn returns to headline January’s UFC Fight Night event in Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) will return to the octagon this January in Phoenix, Arizona. UFC officials just announced that Penn will be squaring off with Yair Rodriquez (9-1 MMA) in the main event of UFC Fight Night 103 which takes place January 15 at Phoenix’s Talking Stick Resort Arena. The...

Nov 17, 2016 2:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Smolka: ‘You’re only as good as your last performance’

11-2 UFC flyweight Louis Smolka is looking to bounce back from a bitter loss. At UFC Fight Night 96 in a bout against Brandon Moreno, Smolka was finished for the first time in his professional MMA career as Moreno locked in a guillotine choke forcing the Hawaiian to submit. With his only loss prior to...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 16, 2016 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 205 Slow Motion Highlights

UFC 205, which marked the organization’s long awaited debut in New York City, was one hell of a fight card. Now the event is in the rear-view mirror, you can watch some of its most exciting moments in jaw-dropping slow motion. See these slow motion highlights in the video above! UFC 205 was headlined by a...