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Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Apr 13, 2017 11:20 am

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 – Finalized fight card and lineup

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated heavyweight title showdown will...

Apr 11, 2017 6:07 pm

Results released for best fight in UFC history voted by ESPN fans

If you had to decide, which single bout would you vote on as the best fight in UFC history? Fans recently voted in a March Madness style voting bracket from ESPN where 16 fights were initially presented and the fans picked what they thought were the best fights in UFC history from their matchups. The...

Apr 4, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn signs bout agreement for Dennis Siver fight

Late last month, we learned that former two-division UFC champ and bona fide MMA legend BJ Penn will be returning to the Octagon for a featherweight battle with Germany’s Dennis Siver. The fight will occur when the UFC touches Oklahoma City on June 25. Now, we here at BJPenn.com have some exclusive footage of the...

Apr 2, 2017 1:01 pm

UFC 211 Fight Card and Rumors

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas on May 13 for UFC 211. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champ Stipe Miocic taking on former title holder Junior dos Santos. Miocic and dos Santos first met in December of 2014 with the Brazilian emerging victorious via unanimous decision...

Mar 27, 2017 9:19 am

Jose Aldo doubts he’ll ever get to rematch Conor McGregor

This June, in the main event of UFC 212, Jose Aldo will attempt to unify his undisputed featherweight title with the interim featherweight title currently owned by Hawaii’s Max Holloway. It’s an undeniably massive fight for the Brazilian, and one that will require him to be on his A-game. While this bout with Holloway is...

Mar 26, 2017 5:16 pm

PHOTO | Poster revealed for June’s UFC 212 event in Brazil

The UFC has released an official poster for June’s pay-per-view event in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The June 3rd event is headlined by a featherweight title unification bout between current champion Jose Aldo and interim title holder Max Holloway. Holloway will be entering into the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has seen the...

Mar 24, 2017 1:19 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo showing vicious leg kicks on heavy bag

Finalizando o treino, com treino de pegada!!👊🏻👊🏻 #reebok #reebokbrasil #usinadecampeos #vitafor #vitafornutrientes #famousburger #sportblock A post shared by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Mar 22, 2017 at 7:52pm PDT UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is currently gearing up for his first title defense since being promoted to featherweight champion after Conor McGregor vacated the featherweight strap last...

Mar 17, 2017 8:40 am

Jose Aldo hints at “secret” plan for “superfight”

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo may currently be gearing up for his UFC 212 fight with Max Holloway on June 3rd to unify the interim and undisputed featherweight titles, however the UFC veteran has some long term plans of his own. After being knocked out in just 13 seconds by Conor McGregor at UFC 194...

Mar 14, 2017 7:54 am

The Korean Zombie wants to take out “The Bully” next

In early February, South Korean featherweight Chan Sung Jung – more widely known by his nickname “The Korean Zombie” – made a successful return to action after more than three years on the shelf, delivering a thudding, first-round knockout of the game Dennis Bermudez. With this win, the undead star burst back into the UFC...

Mar 13, 2017 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Amazing poster released for May’s stacked UFC 211 event

The octagon will return to Dallas, Texas on May 13 for UFC 211. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champ Stipe Miocic taking on former title holder Junior dos Santos. Miocic and dos Santos first met in December of 2014 with the Brazilian emerging victorious via unanimous decision...

Mar 7, 2017 12:52 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 209 – Nate Diaz dropping in lightweight ranks

The UFC updated their rankings following UFC 209, which took place over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was able to jump up a spot to the #8 spot in the pound-for-pound ranks with his majority win over Stephen Thompson. Interestingly, TJ Dillashaw went up a rank in the pound-for-pound...

Mar 2, 2017 11:34 am

Jeremy Stephens books scrap in Kansas City

Jeremy Stephens, who currently holds the number five spot in the UFC featherweight rankings, will soon return to the Octagon. He will do so on April 15, when the UFC touches down in Kansas City, Missouri with UFC on Fox 24. Stephens’ opponent will be Brazilian prospect Renato Moicano. This fight was announced on UFC...

Feb 28, 2017 11:23 am

Artem Lobov predicts knockout win over Cub Swanson

On April 22, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, unranked featherweight Artem Lobov will take on the division’s fourth ranked fighter in Cub Swanson. Given their starkly different stations in the featherweight division not many people seem to give Lobov, who trains alongside Conor McGregor at SBG Ireland, much...

Feb 18, 2017 1:48 pm

EXCLUSIVE | The Korean Zombie explains why he called out BJ Penn

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung made a successful return to the octagon earlier this month in Houston, scoring a first-round knockout victory over Dennis Bermudez in the main event of UFC Fight Night 104. Jung caught Bermudez with a devastating uppercut midway through the opening round that sent Dennis crashing to the canvas which...

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 11:21 am

Report: Dana White says Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway is set

It sounds like Max Holloway no longer has to look for Jose Aldo. ESPN’s Brett Okamoto tweeted on Friday that he spoke with Dana White and the UFC President told him that Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway is set. Okamoto tweeted, “Just taped 5ive Rounds with guest @danawhite. He told me Aldo vs. Holloway is...

Feb 9, 2017 8:45 am

Rankings update following UFC Houston, The Korean Zombie is back

This past weekend, the UFC hit Houston, Texas for ‘UFC Houston’, a highly anticipated night of fights topped off by the long awaited return of the beloved Korean Zombie following nearly 4 years away from the sport. The Korean Zombie seized the moment as he was able to make a triumphant return to the Octagon...

Feb 6, 2017 6:45 am

Jeremy Stephens calls out the Korean Zombie for April fight

Jeremy Stephens is keen to channel Rick Grimes and do some zombie hunting. The brick fisted featherweight recently took to social media to campaign for a bout with Chan Sung Jung – better known as “The Korean Zombie.” Stephens hopes the UFC will put this fight together for the UFC’s planned April 15 debut in...

Feb 3, 2017 9:04 am

Eddie Alvarez’s coach Mark Henry reckons Conor McGregor could KO Floyd Mayweather

Before Mark Henry and Eddie Alvarez took on Conor McGregor in the Octagon, the coach of the then-UFC lightweight champion didn’t have a lot of good things to say about McGregor. With campaigning for fights for both his students, Frankie Edgar and Eddie Alvarez, Alvarez was the one tasked with taking on the Irish superstar...

Feb 3, 2017 6:51 am

Cub Swanson and Artem Lobov bash each other on Twitter

Late last year, on the main card of UFC 206, featherweight veteran Cub Swanson engaged in one of the greatest fights of all time with South Korean prospect Doo Ho Choi. For three, frenzied rounds, the two fighters thrilled the fans and Toronto and those watching on screens around the world, pelting each other with...

Feb 2, 2017 1:13 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 – Masvidal and Ngannou rocket up

The UFC on FOX 23 card had a few key fights take place that shook up the official UFC rankings. Jorge Masvidal went into his fight ranked #12 against then-ranked #5 welterweight Donald Cerrone. Following his second round TKO over “Cowboy,” Masvidal now stands in Cerrone’s #5 spot, moving up seven spots in the official...

Jan 19, 2017 9:26 am

UFC Rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 103

The UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the landscape of all the weight classes in addition to the pound-for-pound list following UFC Fight Night 103. The biggest change came in the flyweight division where Sergio Pettis jumped up six spots to the #9 ranking with his win over John Moraga, which dropped Moraga down...

Jan 18, 2017 6:58 am

Cody Garbrandt releases his “hit list,” and it’s full of big names

Last month, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 207, Cody Garbrandt dished out a substantial upset, defeating Dominick Cruz by unanimous decision to win the UFC bantamweight title. Though Garbrandt has issued several callouts in the weeks since this win – including an attempt to goad Cruz into an immediate rematch – we...