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May 26, 2017 9:26 am

NYSAC amends weigh-in rules following Daniel Cormier’s ‘towelgate’ incident

Prior to UFC 210 last month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier caught quite a bit of controversy for his early weigh-in on Friday morning. Cormier stepped onto the scale and missed weight on his first attempt, weighing in above the light heavyweight title fight limit of 205 pounds. Just over a minute later, Cormier...

May 26, 2017 8:12 am

VIDEO | Garry Tonon submits Shinya Aoki

https://www.facebook.com/FloCombat/videos/1290692267646381/?permPage=1 Early Friday morning in North America, Garry Tonon and Shinya Aoki stepped into the One FC cage for a grappling match at ‘ONE: Dynasty of Heroes’. Garry Tonon picked up yet another impressive win to add to his already impressive highlight reel as he secured a leg and ultimately got the heel hook submission...

May 25, 2017 11:44 pm

Jose Aldo admits Conor McGregor rematch will likely never happen

At UFC 194, interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon with undisputed champion Jose Aldo for a highly anticipated showdown that saw McGregor not only win UFC gold, but end the lengthy reign of Jose Aldo in just 13 seconds. Following the loss, Aldo began to campaign for a rematch against his rival....

May 25, 2017 3:37 pm

Max Holloway not confident Conor McGregor returns after potential Mayweather fight

While Conor McGregor may currently reign as the UFC lightweight champion, since winning the belt McGregor’s name has been linked to a potential boxing superfight with undefeated boxing legend Floyd Mayweather. While Oscar De La Hoya may not be too fond of the potential bout becoming more and more real every day, the combat sports...

May 25, 2017 3:03 pm

VIDEO | Horrific slam KO from Fusion FC 27

Ayer en Fusion FC 27, Rudy Gavidia gano con un KO terrible ante Vicente Vargas!! pic.twitter.com/DzwEyyaGsX — Barrele la pierna (@Barrelelapierna) May 25, 2017 When a fighter is slammed to the canvas so hard that the referee is forced to stop the fight, often times it is a rather vicious replay. The clip above is...

May 25, 2017 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Several scuffles break out in newest clip from The Ultimate Fighter

It is too bad that Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw will not be settling their feud at UFC 213 as originally planned. Garbrandt suffered a back injury and will not be recovered in time to train for the fight by the July 8 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Although the fight is now off, the...

May 25, 2017 1:54 pm

Oscar De La Hoya pens lengthy letter in hopes of stopping McGregor vs. Mayweather

Former boxing great Oscar De La Hoya is doing everything in his power to stop UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and boxing icon Floyd Mayweather from ever stepping into the boxing ring together. With McGregor’s side of a boxing deal now finalized, a fight between the two alphas of their respective sports is looking more...

May 25, 2017 1:46 pm

VIDEO | Wing Chun vs. Muay Thai gym fight ends with a crash

The battle of styles is always a hot topic for debate but when it comes down to it, there is nothing like backing up your talk. Here, we take a look at a video of a Wing Chun and a Muay Thai practitioner putting their respective styles and skills to the test in a gym....

May 25, 2017 12:31 pm

Yair Rodriguez: All my fears came true at UFC 211

Earlier this month, on the main card of UFC 211, red hot featherweight prospect Yair Rodriguez hit a road block in the form of Frankie Edgar. Despite some strong moments in the fight, Rodriguez was grounded and ultimately stopped by his experienced foe. Now several weeks removed from this loss, Rodriguez spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris...

May 25, 2017 12:00 pm

Tony Ferguson on Nate Diaz: You’re a clown, dude, you’re fake

Tony Ferguson is campaigning hard for a fight with Nate Diaz. Ferguson took an opportunity on Monday’s episode of The MMA Hour to go on a verbal onslaught targeting Diaz. With all of the comments that “El Cucuy” is throwing at the Stockton scrapper, it wouldn’t be a surprise if there is some sort of...

May 25, 2017 11:19 am

VIDEO | Bareknuckle Taekwondo vs. Kung Fu fight

While the days of bareknuckle martial art challenges between two practitioners of different disciplines are all but past us, footage from the ‘dark ages’ of combat sports continues to emerge. In the video above we see UFC vet Onassis Parungao, a Kung Fu practitioner, take on Pavel Byshiv, a Taekwondo practitioner.The video is rather one...

May 25, 2017 10:25 am

Duane Ludwig discusses TJ Dillashaw’s plans to become a two-division champ

Until recently, former UFC bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw was expected to challenge reigning champ and former teammate Cody Garbrandt for gold at UFC 213 this July 8. Regrettably, Garbrandt has been forced out of this planned title fight with back trouble, which has left Dillashaw without a chance to fight for gold. While the simplest...

May 25, 2017 9:57 am

Robbie Lawler opens up on return fight

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler will be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon on July 8th at UFC 213, where he will look to bounce back from a devastating first round KO loss to Tyron Woodley as he steps into the Octagon against Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Given that Lawler has been absent...

May 25, 2017 8:58 am

Michael Bisping weighs-in on interim title fight

This week, following much speculation from the MMA community, it was confirmed that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would not be returning to the Octagon to defend his belt this summer. Subsequently, the UFC announced an interim middleweight title fight between Robert Whittaker and middleweight #1 contender Yoel Romero for UFC 213. While the fight...

May 25, 2017 7:52 am

With retirement plans canceled, Vitor Belfort targets two big Bellator names

On June 3, on the main card of UFC 212, MMA legend Vitor Belfort will take on Nate Marquardt in a fight that will go down as the last of his legendary career – at least, that was the original plan. Since his retirement fight with Marquardt was announced, Belfort has backtracked on his retirement...

May 25, 2017 6:34 am

Renan Barao set to return to bantamweight at UFC 214

Earlier this year, we learned that, despite a decent 1-1 record at featherweight, Renan Barao would be abandoning the division in favor of a return to his former bantamweight haunts. Now, the details of Barao’s bantamweight return have been revealed. The former bantamweight king will be taking on long-time prospect Aljamain Sterling at UFC 214, this...

May 25, 2017 5:51 am

Kickboxing star Gokhan Saki officially signs with the UFC

Gokhan Saki is one of the best kickboxers in the world. His next fight, however, will not be in the kickboxing ring. It will be inside the UFC’s Octagon. Saki’s jump to the UFC was first reported several weeks ago by Ryan Thomas of CagePages.com, and subsequently confirmed by MMA-Today.com. Now, the news has now...

May 24, 2017 2:12 pm

VIDEO | Clean Muay Thai switch kick knockout

The ‘switch kick’ has long been used by Muay Thai phenom Saenchai, however the move is becoming more and more common in combat sports. From Yair Rodriguez’ knockout of Andre Fili, to Paige VanZant’s knockout of Bec Rawlings, the switch kick is rapidly becoming more and more utilized in MMA. During a recent Muay Thai...

May 24, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Man chases down robber and chokes him out cold

People can take extra precautions to be on their toes and try to avoid situations where a criminal may try to take advantage of them. However, crime does, unfortunately, take place out in the streets and some victims are forced to react when being dealt a bad hand. Here, we take a look at a...

May 24, 2017 2:05 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 34 // Duane Ludwig

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Duane “Bang” Ludwig! 8:15PM ET- Our guest tonight for this streamlined episode is one of the best coaches in MMA today, Duane Ludwig. With the news of Cody Garbrandt likely being unable to defend his title against TJ Dillashaw at UFC 213, we’ll get Duane’s take...

May 24, 2017 1:57 pm

Gabi Garcia calls out Angela Magana to a fight, Magana accepts match

UFC strawweight Angela Magana and former Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg got into an altercation over the weekend at the UFC athlete retreat in Las Vegas, Nevada. Cyborg and Magana were seen arguing in a video released from the incident where Cyborg punched Magana and things were immediately broken up. Cyborg is heard in the...

May 24, 2017 1:26 pm

Rory MacDonald wants to become simultaneous two-division Bellator champion

Former UFC welterweight staple Rory MacDonald recently made his highly anticipated Bellator MMA debut this past weekend when he picked up an impressive 2nd round submission win over knockout artist Paul Daley. Following the win, MacDonald spoke in his Bellator MMA post-fight in-cage interview to discuss the journey he has been on since his last...

May 24, 2017 12:54 pm

Stipe Miocic eyeing potential showdown with Anthony Joshua

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic is fresh off his second UFC heavyweight title defense over former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos, however the champ already has his sights set on another potential marquee fight. Given the fact that talks of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match have dominated MMA headlines, and...

May 24, 2017 12:23 pm

Fighters rally behind Cris “Cyborg” Justino after Angela Magana incident

Over the weekend, the UFC flew some 400 of its fighters out to Las Vegas, Nevada for a special athletes retreat. During the events of the weekend, UFC featherweight star Cris “Cyborg” Justino had a run-in with UFC strawweight Angela Magana, which ended with Cyborg punching and visibly rocking Magana. Since then, Cyborg has been...

May 24, 2017 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dana White admits Conor McGregor may never fight again after Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is gunning for the biggest fight of his life with the boxing match against undefeated great, Floyd Mayweather. One reason Mayweather could be coming out of retirement for the fight against McGregor is the massive amounts of the money that it could generate. UFC President Dana White is estimating Mayweather...