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Feb 13, 2017 6:25 am

Cody Garbrandt gets tattoo to commemorate bantamweight title win

You don’t have to look at Cody Garbrandt for very long to deduce that he’s a tattoo lover. The undefeated bantamweight, who swiped the divisional crown from Dominick Cruz in December, has the majority of his torso and even his neck inked up. He’s still getting new work done, too. On Sunday night, the new...

Feb 13, 2017 5:53 am

Artem Lobov on Swanson booking: This is my kind of fight

Over the weekend, we learned that Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov had been granted the fight he’s been campaigning for: a scrap with the UFC’s fourth-raked featherweight, Cub Swanson. The two will headline the UFC’s upcoming trip to Nashville, Tennessee on April 22. Given that Swanson is soundly inside the featherweight top-5, and Lobov...

Feb 12, 2017 1:51 pm

Doo Ho Choi vs. Renan Barao is not happening at UFC on FOX 24

During last night’s UFC 208 prelims, the promotion announced that four fights had been added to April’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The featured fight announced for the April 15 event being a pivotal women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson. Prior to last night’s announcement, it had been heavily...

Feb 12, 2017 1:10 pm

Cris Cyborg breaks down UFC 208’s Germaine de Randamie vs. Holly Holm fight

Cris Cybrog was at the Barclay’s Center for last night’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn but she was not involved in the first-ever UFC women’s featherweight title fight. Instead, Cyborg watched from the sidelines as Germaine de Randamie outpointed Holly Holm on route to a unanimous decision victory (48-47 x3). The UFC had originally...

Feb 12, 2017 10:39 am

PHOTO | New champ Germaine de Randamie squares off with “Cyborg”

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. In the main event of the evening, the organization crowned it’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. It did so by pitting Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine de Randamie against former women’s bantamweight queen Holly Holm. Though De Randamie landed two questionably shots after the...

Feb 12, 2017 9:58 am

Three Fights We Want to see After UFC 208

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Though this card was far from the UFC’s most exciting event, it did cause some substantial shifts in the careers of some of MMA’s biggest names. Now that UFC 208 is in the rear-view mirror, here are three fights we’d like to see the...

Feb 12, 2017 8:58 am

After UFC 208 win, Wilson Reis wants Demetrious Johnson: I have everything to beat him

In July of 2016, Brazilian flyweight contender Wilson Reis was scheduled for a title fight with dominant divisional king Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. Unfortunately, Mighty Mouse was then forced out of this fight with an injury, depriving Reis of his long-awaited shot at gold. In a brave display, Reis then agreed to take a high-risk,...

Feb 12, 2017 8:29 am

Dana White explains how he scored controversial Silva vs. Brunson fight

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 208, former middleweight king and veritable MMA legend Anderson “The Spider” Silva attempted to correct a four-year win drought against rising middleweight contender Derek Brunson. After three slow rounds of action, which saw Brunson hesitate to engage, and Silva wait for rare opportunities to counter, Silva succeeded on this...

Feb 12, 2017 8:06 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 208: Holm and De Randamie pocket $30K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Brooklyn, New York for the first time ever. It did so with UFC 208, a card that was headlined by the first women’s featherweight title fight in UFC history. This title fight pitted former bantamweight champion Holly Holm against kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie. De Randamie would win...

Feb 12, 2017 7:30 am

Holly Holm discusses UFC 208 loss: I think it warrants a rematch

Last night, the UFC touched down beautiful Brooklyn, New York, for the first time ever with UFC 208. On the same night the organization made its debut in the borough, it also crowned its first ever female featherweight champion. It crowned this new champ by pitting former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm against kickboxing specialist...

Feb 12, 2017 6:37 am

Pros react to Anderson Silva’s decision win over Derek Brunson

Last night, the UFC touched down in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208, an admittedly slow, but undeniably historical night of mixed martial arts. In the main event of the evening, we saw Dutch kickboxing specialist Germaine De Randamie become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion with a controversial decision defeat of former...

Feb 12, 2017 6:04 am

Pros React to Germaine De Randamie’s Defeat of Holly Holm

Last night, the UFC made its first stop in Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. The card was headlined by a bit of history, as the main event crowned the UFC’s first-ever women’s featherweight champion. In corner of this main event, we had former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm. In the other, we had Dutch...

Feb 11, 2017 4:34 pm

UFC 208 Live Results Thread

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn, New York? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s historic event. UFC 208 event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring former bantamweight champion Holly Holm taking on Germaine De Randamie for...

Feb 11, 2017 11:27 am

EXCLUSIVE | Derek Brunson predicts Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

While UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is currently recovering from a recent knee surgery following his first successful title defense at UFC 204 against Dan Henderson, he and middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero have continued to trade barbs in interviews. Bisping has continued to call Romero a cheater for Romero’s controversial in-fight antics, which include...

Feb 11, 2017 10:58 am

OFFICIAL: Ian McCall pulled from UFC 208

Saturday morning, unfortunate news surfaced that fan favorite flyweight fighter Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall had been pulled from his UFC 208 scrap with Jarred Brooks after falling ill last night following weigh-ins. This led to numerous reports surfacing that McCall had been pulled from the event due to being hospitalized, marking the fifth time in...

Feb 11, 2017 10:28 am

REPORT: Ian McCall hospitalized, off UFC 208 card

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday morning that Ian McCall had been forced out of his UFC 208 scrap with undefeated UFC newcomer Jarred Brooks. After having multiple fights in a row scrapped due to unfortunate circumstances, all signs pointed to McCall finally stepping into the Octagon to fight. Training camp, fight week, and weigh-ins went off...

Feb 11, 2017 9:32 am

Dana White says Misha Cirkunov is done in the UFC

At UFC 206 in December, streaking light heavyweight Misha Cirkunov stepped into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Nikita Krylov. Cirkunov rose to the occasion and continued his undefeated UFC streak as he submitted Krylov in the very first round, marking the biggest win of his UFC career. The win made it four...

Feb 11, 2017 9:16 am

Dana White gives update on Georges St-Pierre return

While it has been nearly five years since former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre stepped into the Octagon for his final fight, a welterweight title defense against Johny Hendricks, headlines regarding a potential Georges St-Pierre return have continued to surface. Most recently, all signs pointed to the former champ returning to the Octagon last year...

Feb 10, 2017 11:45 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes the UFC an offer

Top ranked lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov may currently be gearing up for his UFC 209 interim lightweight title fight with Tony Ferguson, however the streaking Dagestani fighter is already prepared to make the UFC an offer on quite the interesting deal. “I think if Conor has one fan, I have 20 times more fans than...

Feb 10, 2017 11:25 pm

Dana White optimistic regarding Cris Cyborg failed drug test

A 2016 Cris Cyborg failed drug test could have landed Cyborg on the sidelines for quite some time, however UFC President Dana White is optimistic regarding the situation. Last year, Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut at UFC 198, where she picked up a 1st round TKO win over...

Feb 10, 2017 11:01 pm

Dana White addresses Tyron Woodley’s race related comments

Recently, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley has caught quite a bit of criticism for comments he has made, in which he stated that he has been the worst treated champion in the history of the UFC, and that he believes race plays a role in why certain fighters are portrayed poorly in the media. Ahead...

Feb 10, 2017 3:08 pm

UFC removes 19 fighters from roster

Friday afternoon, news surfaced that the UFC had purged their active roster, removing 19 fighters from the promotions database of active fighters currently signed to the promotion. While some members of the list of released fighters are currently free agents, and could very well re-sign with the UFC, others have already announced their retirement, or...

Feb 10, 2017 2:43 pm

Max Holloway releases brief statement on Jose Aldo fight

Friday, UFC President Dana White revealed in an interview that the UFC had officially booked a featherweight title unification fight between featherweight champion Jose Aldo and interim featherweight champion Max Holloway. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the bout. Later in the day, reports began surfacing that revealed Aldo and Holloway would be having...

Feb 10, 2017 2:09 pm

Anderson Silva once again calls for title fight, Conor McGregor superfight

Tomorrow night in Brooklyn, New York, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva will step into the Octagon against top ranked middleweight Derek Brunson for a highly anticipated pivotal middleweight scrap. While Silva is currently on a 2-fight skid, both results came under strange circumstances. In his most recent loss, Silva dropped a unanimous decision to...

Feb 10, 2017 1:20 pm

Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway official for June

We now have a date for Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway following UFC President Dana White confirming that a fight between Jose Aldo and Max Holloway for the undisputed featherweight title had been made official. Unfortunately, White couldn’t remember the date for the fight, and fight fans were left to speculate as to which event...