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Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...

Jun 4, 2015 11:40 am

Top UFC Lightweight Moves To Mining For Money

This UFC lightweight, once ranked as the number one contender, has stepped out of the cage and into the mine. T.J. Grant has been out of competition since 2013, after suffering a concussion during training. He was scheduled to fight Benson Henderson, the champion at the time, but pulled out because of the injury. Grant...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 27, 2015 8:18 am

WATCH! ‘El Nino’ Puts On FOTY Performance Against Sanchez (Full Fight)

‘Two of the UFC’s most exciting lightweights square off when Gilbert Melendez meets Diego Sanchez. Melendez is coming off a split-decision title loss to champ Benson Henderson and will do whatever it takes to keep this one out of the judges hands. Catch Melendez’s upcoming fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188.’ via- UFC WATCH!...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 17, 2015 3:13 pm

Matt Hughes Vs. Renzo Gracie Set For August In Brazil

That’s right, Matt Hughes is set to face off against Renzo Gracie in a ‘Super Fight’. The two are just a small part of a stacked lineup for this years ADCC, or Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. The event is set to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Aug. 28-30. Check...

May 15, 2015 4:50 pm

Bummer! Bendo Out Of Michael Johnson Fight

The planned lightweight fight between former title holder Benson Henderson and surging contender Michael Johnson will not be happening at July’s “TUF 21 Finale” event. According to a report from MMAFighting.com, Henderson was forced to withdraw from the fight, which was never officially announced by the UFC, due to undisclosed reasons. No word yet on...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 9, 2015 9:10 am

UFC Champ Dos Anjos: ‘If Cowboy Loses, Entire Division Will Be Shuffled’

UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos may be sidelined with a leg injury, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t scouting out his next opponent on the sidelines. Donald Cerrone was originally scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187 in a title eliminator bout, but Nurmy was forced to pull out due to an injury....

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 23, 2015 8:54 am

Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov added to UFC on FOX 16

A lightweight bout featuring Rustam Khabilov taking on Danny Castillo is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. FOXSports.com was first to announce the booking yesterday afternoon. Castillo and Khabilov were originally slated to fight at January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, but visa issues kept Khabilov from making...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

VanZant, Rockhold and Holloway Make Big Jumps in New UFC Rankings

The Official UFC Fighter Rankings have been released and there were some BIG changes after ‘UFC on FOX 15’. Paige VanZant, Max Holloway and Luke Rockhold all made jumps. Flyweight: Jussier Formica jumps up a spot to #4, now tied with John Moraga. Previously ranked 8th, Kyoji Horiguchi jumps above Zach Makovsky this week. Now...

Apr 8, 2015 11:30 am

Bendo Gets Called out By Girls, Men, Fighters, Ring Girls, Everyone

UFC 186’s co-main event is in jeopardy. Bellator’s filed injunction against Quinton “Rampage” Jackson was granted and he will likely have to be pulled from the card. Former UFC lightweight champion Ben Henderson offered to step up and save the card— check out all the responses he got! Hey @ufc looks like u guys need...

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Mar 29, 2015 12:30 pm

Jorge Masvidal Talks Upcoming Fight: ‘I’m Going To Put On A Show’-EXCLUSIVE

  On the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio, host Anton Skoro spoke with UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Bec Rawlings. Masvidal is set to fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4. The lightweight fighter was first scheduled to fight Bobby Green, who pulled out due to injury. Benson Henderson was picked...

Mar 27, 2015 1:35 pm

REPLAY! BJPENN.COM Radio — Jorge Masvidal, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings

Listen To Sports Internet Radio Stations with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest is no stranger to this show, nor is he a stranger to the win column. Jorge Masvidal is joining us tonight to talk about his upcoming match up against Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas. Jorge was briefly...

Mar 25, 2015 3:40 am

Masvidal Talks Iaquinta Fight — ‘I wanted #5, not #15 in the rankings’

“I said that and I don’t want to go back on myself. Nothing’s changed. I wanted No. 5 (in the rankings), not No. 15, but it’s whatever. It’s the business. People get hurt and things happen. I’m not stoked about it. Just give me the toughest guys out there. I’m not asking for a title...