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Apr 3, 2016 2:06 pm

Photo | Nick Diaz looking shredded at recent triathlon with Nate

@chrisavila209 @riokid @natediaz209 @damianxp209 #triathlon @michaeldavidwinery A photo posted by nickdiaz209 (@nickdiaz209) on Apr 2, 2016 at 9:45pm PDT Former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz (26-9-2 MMA) could return to the UFC octagon as early as this August, this after he completes his current suspension which was handed down by the NSAC. Diaz has not competed...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 11:31 am

Demian Maia on potential title shot: “I don’t have to act like a clown to get it”

Former UFC middleweight title challenger Demian Maia (22-6 MMA) is currently riding an impressive four-fight winning streak inside the UFC’s welterweight division. The 38-year-old is coming off a unanimous decision win over Gunnar Nelson which occurred at December’s UFC 194 event in Las Vegas. Prior to that, Maia submitted surging contender Neil Magny in the...


Apr 3, 2016 10:15 am

WSOF 30 Results: Branch retains title, Fitch becomes new welterweight champ

David Branch (18-3 MMA) successfully defended his World Series of Fighting middleweight title yesterday evening by defeating challenger Clifford Starks (13-3 MMA) via unanimous decision. Branch, who currently holds both the WSOF middleweight and light heavyweight titles, used effective grappling and top control to frustrate Starks in every round on route to the decision victory....

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 9:07 am

On final fight of his UFC contract, Dan Henderson discusses his fighting future

Former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (31-14 MMA) is about to complete his contract with the UFC when he squares off with former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida in a middleweight bout at UFC on FOX 19 on April 19 in Tampa Bay, Florida. “Hendo” is coming off a knockout loss to former UFC...

Apr 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 8:13 am

ODDS: Jon Jones opens as a massive favorite over OSP

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (21-1 MMA) will return to the octagon for the first time in over a year when he squares off with Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) in the main event of UFC 197 for the promotions interim light heavyweight title. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His...

Apr 3, 2016 7:49 am

Jose Aldo: McGregor was ‘full of juice in his body’ at UFC 196

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still not happy that the UFC decided to put Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at July’s UFC 200 event. Aldo, who had been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor after suffering a shocking 13-second defeat to the Irishman in December, will now rematch Frankie...

Apr 2, 2016 4:10 pm

VIDEO | Dana White announces Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux

Saturday afternoon on SportsCenter, UFC President Dana White announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice for Daniel Cormier to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight title. Above you can see the SportsCenter footage of Dana White making the announcement!

Apr 2, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White explains why Anthony Johnson turned down Jon Jones fight

After Daniel Cormier was forced out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title defense against Jon Jones on April 23rd due to a knee injury, many expected Anthony Johnson to step-in on short notice to fight Jones. While the UFC tried to book Jones vs. Johnson for the main event of UFC 197, he was...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...

Apr 2, 2016 3:39 pm

Jon Jones reacts to fighting Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197

Saturday afternoon UFC President Dana White appeared on SportsCenter via telephone to announce that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship. In the moments after the announcement was made official, Jon Jones released a...

Apr 2, 2016 3:29 pm

BREAKING! Ovince Saint Preux steps in to face Jon Jones at UFC 197

After news broke last night that Daniel Cormier was injured and would no longer be able to defend his UFC light heavyweight championship against Jon Jones at UFC 197, there was much speculation as to who the UFC would select as a fill-in opponent for Jones. While initial reports were that the UFC had offered...

Apr 2, 2016 3:22 pm

Daniel Cormier releases first statement on UFC 197 withdrawal

Thursday evening news broke that Daniel Cormier had injured his knee in training and would no longer be able to compete in his scheduled UFC 197 title defense on April 23rd against Jon Jones. Surprisingly, Jon Jones wished DC a speedy recovery, and it is expected that the pair will meet in the future when...

Apr 2, 2016 11:33 am

Jon Jones vs. Anthony Johnson reportedly official for UFC 197

Yesterday evening news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 197 title fight with Jon Jones due to an injury. While there was much speculation as to whether the UFC would find a replacement opponent for Jones, or re-schedule Jones vs. Cormier II for a later...

Apr 2, 2016 11:18 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones’ message to the UFC and his fans regarding UFC 197

Thursday evening news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event scrap against Jon Jones due to a knee injury. So far there has been no official word yet as to who will be stepping in on short notice to fight Jones, or whether the...

Apr 2, 2016 10:32 am

Jon Jones sends Daniel Cormier a message following injury

While there has been no shortage of animosity between Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier during the course of their heated rivalry, even Jones doesn’t have any ill wishes for Cormier. It was revealed yesterday evening that Cormier had suffered a knee injury during training and would be unable to fight Jones in the main event...

Apr 2, 2016 10:13 am

Dana White gives update on Ronda Rousey’s return

There has been much antspeculation as to when Ronda Rousey would return to the UFC following her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm at the end of last year. After Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm in the co-main event of UFC 196 in March, Rousey reportedly told UFC President Dana White that it was...

Apr 2, 2016 10:02 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction ahead of UFC 200

Earlier this week it was announced by the UFC that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo would be competing for the interim featherweight championship. Following McGregor’s loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of...

Apr 2, 2016 9:34 am

Anderson Silva talks potential rematch with Vitor Belfort

It was over 5 years ago that Anderson Silva delivered one of the most spectacular knockouts in UFC history as he dropped Vitor Belfort with a front kick in the main event of UFC 126 to retain his UFC middleweight championship. Now, fast forward five years and the pair are both fighting different men at...

Apr 2, 2016 9:02 am

VIDEO | Adrien Broner defeats Ashley Theophane, goes after Floyd Mayweather

Adrien Broner vs Ashley Theophane #BronerTheophane #PremierBoxing Ref stops it & Broner goes after Mayweather pic.twitter.com/PvRyVGZpEb — ZombieProphet (@ZProphet_MMA) April 2, 2016 Last night during Premier Boxing on Spike Sports, Adrien Broner defeated Ashley Theophane via 9th round TKO. Interestingly enough, boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. was in attendance at the event. After Broner stopped...

Apr 2, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off lethal elbow combinations

Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her TUF 23 Finale bout against Claudia Gadelha on July 8th. The highly anticipated rematch will be Jedrzejczyk’s 3rd title defense. To date, Gadelha is the only woman to come close to defeating Jedrzejczyk. When the pair first fought back in 2014, they fought to a decision that...

Apr 2, 2016 8:08 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Bas Rutten get into heated ‘argument’ on air

While Alexander Gustafsson’s fake retirement prank was certainly one of the harsher April Fools Day pranks yesterday, Michael Bisping and Bas Rutten pranked the entire world live on air with this incredible ‘argument’. The pair started going at it on Inside MMA last night, before revealing that everything was just a joke.

Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...