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Mar 30, 2017 11:15 am

Alexander Gustafsson talks potential Jon Jones rematch

Back in 2013, Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson stepped into the Octagon in the midst of a 6-fight win streak to fight UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The fight was an extremely back and forth one that saw Gustafsson give the champ the toughest test of his career, arguably beating Jones despite the fact that...

Mar 30, 2017 10:32 am

Mike Swick attempting to secure Matt Hughes fight

Earlier this month, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes was looking to potentially return to the Octagon if he felt he could win his return fight. That prompted UFC icon Royce Gracie to release a statement in which he campaigned for a rematch with Hughes, who was TKOd by Hughes at UFC...

Mar 30, 2017 10:07 am

Freddie Roach: Georges St-Pierre wants Conor McGregor fight

Earlier this year, news surfaced that former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre would be returning to the Octagon this year to fight UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping in a highly anticipated showdown for Bisping’s middleweight title. While no official date for the fight was set, UFC President Dana White confirmed that the two men would...

Mar 30, 2017 8:13 am

PHOTO | UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt gets massive chest tattoo

When Mark Hunt next steps into the Octagon, he’s going to look a little different than we’re used to. The fan favorite UFC heavyweight has plastered his chest with a massive – and may we say beautifully done – tattoo. This tattoo, which was done by Chris Mata’afa of Monarch Tattoo Studio in Australia, depicts a...

Mar 30, 2017 6:28 am

Jorge Masvidal gives prediction for UFC 211 showdown with Demian Maia

Back in January, UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal scored a career-altering knockout win over the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. This win sent the American Top Team staple rocketing up the UFC welterweight rankings. In the wake of this win, Masvidal quickly began calling for a fight with top welterweight contender Demian Maia. While Maia initially seemed reluctant...

Mar 30, 2017 5:57 am

Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley trade barbs on social media

Michael Bisping and Tyron Woodley trade barbs on social media Earlier this week UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping revealed on his podcast that he was not willing to wait until the fall to defend his championship against former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. “The Count”, who wants to fight the Canadian superstar at UFC 213 on...

Mar 29, 2017 3:49 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 26 // Heath Herring | Yancy Medeiros | Jorge Masvidal

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with Heath Herring, Yancy Medieros, and Jorge Masvidal! 8:15PM ET-Kicking things off tonight we are joined by “The Texas Crazy Horse” Heath Herring. Following an eight-year hiatus from MMA, Heath returned to action in December under the RIZIN banner and is set to face Satoshi Ishii on...

Mar 29, 2017 12:45 pm

Alistair Overeem vs. Fabricio Werdum trilogy fight in the works for UFC 213

This July the UFC will take over the glimmering combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its now famous International Fight Week. The International Fight Week celebrations will be capped off by UFC 213 on July 8. At the moment, not much is known about this UFC 213 pay-per-view. From the sounds of it,...

Mar 29, 2017 11:26 am

Marc Diakiese goes off on “f***ing little Irish wannabe” Paul Felder

Marc Diakiese recently cemented his name in the minds of MMA fans recently with his 1st round KO win over Temmu Packalen at ‘UFC Fight Night: London’ where he also picked up a highlight reel knockout following a beautiful series of kicks. Following that, the 2-0 UFC prospect engaged in a Twitter beef with UFC...

Mar 29, 2017 11:15 am

Glover Teixeira following Chuck Liddell’s guidelines for retirement

UFC Hall of Famer Chuck Liddell stepped away from the Octagon many years ago following his UFC 115 KO loss to Rich Franklin, which saw him drop his third straight loss. How did Liddell know it was time to retire? In addition to realizing he was past his physical peak, he no longer enjoyed going...

Mar 29, 2017 10:57 am

Paul Heyman confident WWE community would embrace Ronda Rousey

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has managed to stay out of the public eye for the most part following her UFC 207 loss to Amanda Nunes. In that fight, Rousey looked to make her triumphant return to the Octagon following the first defeat of her professional career at the hands of Holly Holm...

Mar 29, 2017 10:54 am

Rumors and reports for July’s blockbuster UFC 213 card

Every July for the past six years, the UFC has taken over the combat sports hub of Las Vegas, Nevada with its International Fight Week. This exciting week, which is generally highlighted by several action-packed fight cards, has become the busiest stretch on the UFC’s annual calendar. This year will be no exception. Already, we...

Mar 29, 2017 10:12 am

Tyron Woodley offers to step up and fight Michael Bisping in July

Recently, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made headlines when he revealed that he would take away Georges St-Pierre’s middleweight title fight if the former welterweight kingpin wasn’t prepared for his Octagon return by July. In addition to threatening to take St-Pierre’s title shot away, Bisping threatened to give the fight to Yoel Romero, who was...

Mar 29, 2017 9:52 am

VIDEO | More footage of TJ Dillashaw sparring Olympic boxer

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw recently brought in Olympic boxer Vasyl Lomachenko for some training ahead of his bantamweight title fight with Cody Garbrandt later this year. A clip of the footage was released earlier this month, in which Dillashaw also explained that Lomachenko was such a difficult sparring opponent because of the angles...

Mar 29, 2017 9:08 am

VIDEO | Fascinating in depth Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather breakdown

UFC superstar Conor McGregor may currently be sidelined with the upcoming birth of his firstborn son, however the UFC lightweight champion has continued to have his name tied to a boxing superfight with Floyd Mayweather. While the fight certainly is not official at the present time, McGregor recently revealed to media members at the Madison...

Mar 29, 2017 8:05 am

Gunnar Nelson still wants ‘Wonderboy’ fight, but he has a backup plan

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, Iceland’s Gunnar Nelson stepped onto the canvas with a very game Alan Jouban. Despite the scale of this test, Nelson passed it with flying colors, rattling his foe with a second-round punch, following up with a high-kick, and chasing him...

Mar 29, 2017 6:53 am

Michael Bisping recounts hilarious first encounter with Nate Diaz

Nate Diaz has one of the most interesting personalities in MMA. The Stockton, California native is loved not only for his fan-friendly fighting style but also for his fearlessness, his brash attitude, his trash talk, and of course, his habit of flipping the bird. During a recent episode of his podcast Believe You Me, UFC middleweight...

Mar 29, 2017 6:26 am

Coach John Kavanagh: Conor McGregor isn’t going anywhere soon

Last November, in the main event of the blockbuster UFC 205, Ireland’s Conor McGregor knocked out Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title. Given that he still owned the UFC featherweight crown at the time, this made him the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes at the same...

Mar 29, 2017 5:52 am

Luke Rockhold is willing to fight Yoel Romero – under one condition

When reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping agreed to defend his title against returning former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, it left several far more deserving middleweight contenders out in the cold – none more so than Yoel Romero. The former Olympic wrestler Romero is currently undefeated in the UFC, having gone 8-0 in his first...

Mar 28, 2017 10:03 pm

Ronda Rousey working with new coach

In 2016, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey looked to return to the Octagon to avenge the first defeat of her professional career, which also saw her lose the women’s bantamweight championship to Holly Holm. In Rousey’s return, she fought UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes in a highly anticipated showdown that saw Nunes...

Mar 28, 2017 3:52 pm

John Kavanagh shares inspiring story from Conor McGregor’s UFC debut

UFC superstar Conor McGregor has taken the MMA world by storm since making his UFC debut in 2013, where he knocked out Marcus Brimage in the very first round with beautiful looping uppercuts. Fast forward four years and McGregor is undoubtably the biggest name in MMA at the present time. After making history in 2016...

Mar 28, 2017 12:00 pm

Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen did not hold back at today’s Bellator NYC presser

On June 24th, Bellator MMA will simultaneously make it’s first stop in New York City, and take its second crack at the pay-per-view business. It will do so with a stacked card titled Bellator NYC. This Bellator NYC card will be headlined by a light heavyweight showdown between long-time rivals Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva....

Mar 28, 2017 10:01 am

Urijah Faber responds to TJ Dillashaw accusing him of perpetuating beef

Given the animosity between Urijah Faber & the rest of Team Alpha Male, and former teammate TJ Dillashaw, fight fans have been anxious to see how the beef between coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw plays out on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Interestingly enough, during a recent interview, TJ Dillashaw explained that...

Mar 28, 2017 9:55 am

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson: I was the first Conor McGregor

This Friday, in the main event of Bellator 175, MMA legend Quinton “Rampage” Jackson will take on wrestling specialist Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal in a compelling heavyweight grudge match. In advance of this fight, Rampage explained to Yahoo! Sports that he is not a fan of King Mo’s wrestling based style. “Our sport has gotten...