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Nov 3, 2014 5:06 am

PHOTO | Alistair Overeem Reminisces On Pride FC Days

UFC fighter, and former Pride FC fighter Alistair Overeem posted a photo on his Instagram of himself and a star studded group of Pride FC legends from the 2005 light heavyweight Grand-Prix. Pride! TB! 2005 Light-Heavyweight GP! I miss the old days in Japan! Ein von Alistair Overeem (@alistairovereem) gepostetes Foto am Nov 11, 2014 at...

Oct 22, 2014 10:02 am

REPLAY! Mark Hunt vs. Roy Nelson (Full Fight)

Mark Hunt is the 4th ranked heavyweight in the world and now he’s going for the interim heavyweight title as he faces Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180, stepping in for an injured Cain Velasquez. Take a look back as Mark Hunt faced Roy Nelson, earning the much-coveted Performance of the Night bonus as the two...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 1, 2014 9:58 am

Fury vs. Cowboy?

Undefeated UFC lightweight Myles “Fury” Jury (15-0 MMA, 6-0 UFC) has apparently been offered a fight with surging 155-pound contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. “Fury” gave fans the inside scoop earlier today: I’m getting asked non-stop when I’m fighting next and if it’ll be against Donald Cerrone. Just to let you all have a little inside...


Sep 24, 2014 12:06 pm

3 Broken Noses At Fight Night 52?

Last weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 event may have resulted in several nose fractures. UFC Fight Night 52 took place in Japan, last Friday from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. According to a report from MixedMartialArts.com, up to three UFC fighters are being sidelined for potential fractures to their nose. Here’s the full...

Sep 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 22, 2014 6:01 pm

Mark Hunt Wants Barnett Rematch In November

Mark Hunt is coming off a dominant second-round knockout over Roy Nelson at UFC Fight Night Japan this past weekend. The win catapaulted Hunt into the top 5 of the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. After the bout, Hunt stated that he would like to fight on the UFC’s card in Sydney Australia in November, but with...

Sep 22, 2014 9:50 am

QUICK TWITT: Tate Responds To McMann’s Callout, “Any Time Any Place”

After defeating Rin Nakai this past Saturday at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate was politely called out by Sara McMann via Twitter. Today, Tate responded to McMann’s callout, saying she’s down to fight whenever and wherever McMann wants. @Sara_McMann @ufc any time any place pretty lady! — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) September 21, 2014 This...

Sep 21, 2014 10:45 am

Takanori Gomi Unsure About Fighting Future Following Loss To Jury

Following his quick KO loss to Myles ‘Fury’ Jury at UFC Fight Night Japan yesterday morning, Takanori Gomi admits that he is contemplating retiring. Gomi recovered from a loss to Diego Sanchez in March of 2013 to pick up a unanimous decision win over Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172 in April of 2014. That victory...

Sep 21, 2014 9:40 am

Hunt Wants Quick Turnaround Following Nelson KO

Following his walk-away KO over Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night 52 in Japan, Mark ‘Super Samoan’ Hunt spoke to media members about who he wants to fight next, and explained his desire to fight on the UFC’s November 8th card in Sydney Australia. “I want to move forward, and I...

Sep 21, 2014 9:23 am

Roy Nelson: ‘I got caught’

Roy Nelson took to Facebook to thank his fans for the support, and explain what happened in his loss to Mark Hunt yesterday at UFC Fight Night 52, which took place in Japan. Post by Roy "Big Country" Nelson. With Nelson now dropping to 7-6 in his UFC career, and going 2-3 in his last...

Sep 21, 2014 9:14 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Jury’s Quick Finish Over Gomi

Yesterday morning, the UFC hit Japan for an event that delivered by all standards. In the co-main event for the bout, Myles ‘Fury’ Jury showed why he deserves to be in the top 10 rankings with his quick first round KO over Takanori Gomi. We have compiled the best Tweets from UFC fighters who watched...

Sep 21, 2014 8:57 am

Tate has a new Olympian suitor, Called Out By McMann

Yesterday morning at UFC Fight Night Japan, Miesha Tate got back on track after defeating undefeated Rin Nakai. Sara McMann saw an opportunity to politely call out Tate, and earn her way back to the top of the 135-pound ladder. Hey @ufc, I'd like to fight @MieshaTate since she just beat an undefeated fighter Rin...

Sep 21, 2014 8:09 am

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Mark Hunt’s Walk-Off KO Of ‘Big Country’

Yesterday morning fight fans saw Mark Hunt return to the Octagon in Japan and finish Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson with a devastating uppercut that KO’d Big Country. We have compiled some of the best Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the KO. We have all played @MarkHunt1974 vs @RoyNelsonMMA in @EASPORTSUFC! Now, we get to see...

Sep 20, 2014 3:34 pm

Jury: ‘They can’t deny me forever’

Undefeated lightweight Myles Jury reflects on his win at Fight Night Japan. You can catch all the action from Fury’s 15th straight win, exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS!

Sep 18, 2014 6:56 pm

Mark Hunt: I want one chance for that title shot

Heavyweight contender Mark “The Super Samoan” Hunt recently signed a new 6-fight deal with the UFC and stated that he plans to retire once the contract is up. That being said, retirement is the furthest thing from the mind of the New Zealand knockout artist. Instead, the 40-year-old is planning on making a run at the title and it all starts by defeating...

Sep 18, 2014 6:30 pm

NSAC deciding whether or not to move ahead complaint against Silva

The NSAC is in the process of deciding whether or not to move ahead with a disciplinary complaint against Wanderlei Silva. The news comes shortly after Silva’s lawyer, Ross Goodman, filed a motion to dismiss the complaint on the grounds that the NSAC had no jurisdiction over the fighter when it randomly drug tested Silva...

Sep 18, 2014 3:30 pm

Mark Hunt Over Limit – Has 24-Hours To Cut Remaining 20 Pounds

Top UFC heavyweight slugger, Mark Hunt is set to face Roy Nelson in this weekend’s UFC Fight Night 52 main event. According to reports, that bout could be in jeopardy as the “Super Samoan” is well over the heavyweight limit of 265 pounds. Yahoo Sports! has the scoop: Hunt, who said he began his training...

Sep 18, 2014 3:20 pm

REPLAY! Watch Gomi KO Griffin Back In 2010

“The Fireball Kid” Takanori Gomi rocks Tyson Griffin with a right hand and earns a knockout victory inside the Octagon. Watch Gomi battle Myles Jury in the co-main event at UFC Fight Night 52 on Sept. 20 in Japan.

Sep 18, 2014 5:03 am

Melvin Manhoef Explains How He Was Tricked Into Fighting Mark Hunt

Melvin Manhoef is arguably one of the hardest hitting fighters on the planet. One of his most spectacular highlight reel knockouts came during his time in Pride FC, where he knocked Mark Hunt out cold with a left hand. Prior to being knocked out by Junior Dos Santos in May of 2013, Hunt hadn’t been...

Sep 17, 2014 10:18 am

Rin Nakai vs. Miesha Tate Extended Preview

Two time women’s bantamweight title challenger Miesha Tate will be stepping back into the Octagon this Saturday against Japan’s 16-0 Rin Nakai in a highly anticipated matchup. To get fight fans ready for UFC Fight Night 52, the UFC has compiled an extended preview of this bout, which takes an in depth look at both...

Sep 16, 2014 5:53 pm

Roy Nelson: ‘A Heavyweight GOAT Doesn’t Exist’

There is a large number of people in the mixed martial arts community who would answer “Fedor” if asked the question “who is the greatest MMA heavyweight of all time?”. Current UFC heavyweight contender Roy “Big Country” Nelson is not one of those people. The former TUF Season 10 winner recently explained to FOX Sports why he doesn’t believe a...

Sep 16, 2014 5:52 pm

Rin Nakai: Miesha Tate is ‘beautiful and sexy’

Roxanne “The Happy Warrior” Modafferi recently did an interview with undefeated female Japanese fighter Rin Nakai (16-0 MMA) for MMASucka.com. During the interview, Modafferi learns that 27-year-old Rin Nakai has participated in combat sports nearly her entire life, starting with Judo at age 3. Nakai chose gymnastics over Judo in middle school, but her parents reversed...

Sep 16, 2014 3:39 pm

Gomi – Yesterday’s Heroes, Tomorrow’s Legends

Due to his fearless fighting style, Takanori Gomi is one of Japan’s most popular fighters. He is one of the last former PRIDE greats still active in the UFC, and will be facing a crossroads fight against the dangerous and unbeaten challenger Myles Jury on September 20, which also happens to be his birthday. VICE...

Sep 15, 2014 8:10 am

Full Fight Video: Roy Nelson KOs Stefan Struve In 39 Seconds

It’s no secret that Roy Nelson possesses some of the heaviest hands in the UFC, in this throwback video to 2010, we see Nelson crush Stefan Struve in just 39 seconds en route to a ‘Knockout Of The Night’ performance. Nelson fights Mark Hunt at UFC Fight Night 52 this Saturday, September 20th from Japan....

Sep 8, 2014 8:46 pm

BJPENN.com Radio Recap With Johnny Case And Emanuel Newton

In case you missed BJPENN.com Radio this past Sunday night, you can catch up on the interviews with Johnny Case, and Bellator MMA champion Emanuel Newton right here! First up on the show was Johnny Case, who was scheduled to make his UFC debut earlier this year at UFC Fight Night 44, but was unfortunately...