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Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 30, 2015 7:09 pm

Anthony Johnson is now fighting Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191

Anthony Johnson vs. Jan Blachowicz is no longer happening. The good news for fight fans is that “Rumble” will still be fighting at September’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas and against fellow knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. UFC officials announced the news today adding that Manuwa was recently cleared to resume training so they opted...

Jul 30, 2015 6:49 am

Ruslan Magomedov vs. Shawn Jordan set for UFC 192

A heavyweight bout between Ruslan Magomedov and Shawn Jordan is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today via the Houston Chronicle. Shawn Jordan (18-6 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to four in a row when he squares off with Magomedov in Texas....

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...


Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

Will The UFC Cut Nick Diaz For DUI and Drug Testing Issues?

The UFC is not a place of logic, I think we can all agree on that. From Alexander Gustafsson getting a title shot after getting KO’d, to most recently, the firing of longtime veteran cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran. A lot of their decisions just do not make sense. I am not naive. I know that the...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 8, 2015 6:01 pm

Rashad Evans Vs. Ryan Bader Confirmed For UFC 192

The UFC has confirmed that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans will make his return at UFC 192 against Ryan Bader. Dana White confirmed the fight on UFC Tonight. UFC 192 will take place October 3, in Houston, TX at the Toyota Center. Evans is returning after nearly two years away from the octagon and...

Jul 7, 2015 7:33 am

Calm Down Guys, D.C. Just Needs ‘A Little Time’

  UFC light-heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will not be defending his title at UFC 191 like many thought. Instead he will be looking to be ready a month later for a fight in Houston. Cormier needed a little extra time to deal with a knee injury and plans on defending his belt for the first...

Jun 30, 2015 3:05 pm

Dana White: ‘Fighters have loved Reebok apparel, so far’

  UFC President Dana White was present during the new Reebok uniform unveiling and talked about the process after the press conference/fashion show. White talked to MMAFighting about the new uniforms and the fighters reactions: “At the end of the day, that’s all that matters – that the fighters like it. And everybody is happy...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 25, 2015 8:49 am

Knee Damage Sidelines D.C. Until October

The UFC has not announced when Daniel Cormier will defend his title against Alexander Gustafsson, but now we know it will definitely not be before October. Reported on last nights UFC Tonight, Cormier will undergo stem cell injections to help repair ACL damage in one of his knees. The light-heavyweight champion decided against surgery and...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

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 3, 2015 5:57 am

Rashad Evans Wants Bader For His Return Fight

On UFC Tonight it was announced that UFC light-heavyweight Rashad Evans is looking for a matchup with top ranked Ryan Bader upon his return to the cage. Evans is planning on a September return, after being sidelined with knee surgery, and thinks that a fight with Bader would make the most sense. Bader was thought...

Jun 3, 2015 5:57 am

‘If Edgar Doesn’t Get Title Shot There Will Be Riot!’

  On Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight Frankie Edgar’s manager announced that the UFC featherweight will not be accepting another fight unless it is for the title. Edgar is riding a four-fight win streak and was noticeably passed over by the UFC, who gave the shot to Conor McGregor. Edgar now insist that it will...

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 24, 2015 6:47 pm

“Rumble” Promises to Come Back Strong & Make Another Title Run

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson came up short of winning the vacant UFC Light Heavyweight Championship on Saturday when he got finished by Daniel Cormier in the second round. Johnson was able to knock Cormier down with a big shot in the first round, but Cormier quickly recovered and grappled his way to victory. During the UFC...

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 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 3, 2015 2:33 pm

Bellator Adds K-1 World GP Champion To Their Roster

According to sources, Bellator has signed K-1 World GP champion Ewerton Teixeira. The news was first reported by Combate. Teixeira has compiled a 3-0 MMA record and holds a 11-4 record in kickboxing. A date has not been set for his debut but BJPENN.COM will keep you posted.   By: Ryan C. Miller | @ryancmiller1630...

May 1, 2015 2:09 am

Gus Pulls Out of Teixeira Bout, Title Match Set for UFC Fight Night 69

The injury bug has struck again! This time it’s June’s UFC Fight Night 69 event headliner that has taken the hit. UFC officials announced today that Alexander Gustaffson has been forced out of his scheduled main event bout with former title challenger Glover Teixeira. No word yet if a replacement opponent will be sought for...

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 28, 2015 11:57 pm

Dana White Explains Cormier/Johnson Matchup

UFC announced a game-changing matchup to one of the title fights at UFC 187 on Tuesday: Daniel Cormier and Anthony “Rumble” Johnson will be fighting for the vacated championship. With Jon Jones on the sidelines after getting stripped of his belt and suspended, Dana White and officials made the choice to give Cormier a shot...

Apr 16, 2015 1:59 am

Nikita Krylov vs. Marcos Rogerio de Lima set for UFC Fight Night 69

A light heavyweight scrap featuring Nikita Krylov taking on Marcos Rogerio de Lima has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 69 card in Berlin. UFC officials recently announced the bout. Nikita Krylov (18-4 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three when he faces de Lima this June in Germany....

Apr 15, 2015 10:52 am

JACKED! Phil Davis Leaves UFC For Bellator

Bellator MMA is pleased to announce the signing of the sixth* ranked Light Heavyweight in the world, Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis (13-3, 1 NC), to an exclusive, multi-fight deal. “I can’t wait to be fighting in Bellator and wreck shop on everyone,” said Davis. “I am the absolute best and most dominant grappler to ever...