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Apr 17, 2012 5:22 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 2 Ratings Report

By Evan Stoumbelis: 197,000 people tuned in this past weekend to UFC on Fuel TV 2, where among others, Dennis Siver, Brian Stann, and Alexander Gustafsson emerged victorious. This is similar to the 217,000 viewers that watched UFC on Fuel TV 1, which set an all time prime time rating record for Fuel TV. This...

Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am

MMA POLL: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans we wanted to ask the readers here on BJPENN.COM what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups. Sound off in our poll and head back here this Friday when we...

Feb 6, 2018 7:07 am

Michael Bisping responds to Lyoto Machida’s callout

Shortly after his recent split decision win over Eryk Anders, former UFC light heavyweight champion and middleweight title challenger Lyoto Machida called out former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. “That’s a fight that should’ve happened a couple times and it didn’t,” Machida said at the UFC Belem post-fight presser. “I think we both matured together...

Dec 11, 2017 7:43 am

Dana White, multiple UFC stars rally around bullying victim Keaton Jones

Over the weekend, footage of a young bullying victim named Keaton Jones went viral. In this gut-wrenching video, the teary-eyed boy recounted his many struggles with bullying, which included everything from insults to being doused with milk and food in the cafeteria of his school. Keaton Jones’ heartbreaking video has taken the internet by storm,...

Apr 18, 2017 9:54 am

Elias Theodorou confirms July middleweight scrap with Brad Tavares

This morning, the folks over at FloCombat.com reported that Canadian middleweight Elias Theodorou would be taking on Hawaii’s Brad Tavares at The Ultimate Fighter 25 finale this July 7 in Las Vegas, Nevada. BJPenn.com has now confirmed that this fight is happening with Theodorou himself, who says he is “ready to kick some ass” in...

Mar 22, 2017 11:25 am

Confirmed! Former champ Robbie Lawler has found a new home

Earlier this year, we learned that former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler had left his long-time home of American Top Team. When this new surfaced, there was immediate speculation as to where the former champ would relocate. We now have our answer. Lawler is now training out of Combat Club in Lantana, Florida. This move was...

Mar 2, 2017 5:51 am

UFC 209’s Andre Soukhamthath updates on the Blackzilians: The team kind of split

This weekend, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is stacked to the rim with top UFC talent, featuring names like Tyron Woodley, Stephen Thompson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt. Long before any of these established superstars step into the cage, however, Rhode Island’s Andre...

Feb 23, 2017 9:18 am

Elias Theodorou: GSP vs. McGregor would be MMA’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao

After months of conflicting rumors and reports, Georges St-Pierre has finally agreed to the terms of a new contract with the UFC. That means we’re likely to see the former welterweight great and bona fide MMA legend back in the cage sometime before the end of the year. On Wednesday’s episode of BJ Penn Radio,...

Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC 209 broadcast team announced

In just two weeks, fight fans will tune into a highly anticipated night of fights for UFC 209 on March 4th. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson, in a fight which will serve as a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC welterweight championship. The first...

Feb 6, 2017 8:32 am

MMA community reacts to Patriots’ unforgettable Super Bowl win

On Saturday night, the UFC touched down in Houston, Texas with an exciting night of mixed martial arts action. In the evening’s main event, we saw “The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung mount a successful comeback after three years away from the sport, knocking out a game Dennis Bermudez in the very first round. Elsewhere...

Feb 1, 2017 6:36 am

Jorge Masvidal is not interested in opponents outside the welterweight top-5

Last weekend, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Strikeforce veteran Jorge Masvidal surprised with a crushing, second-round knockout of streaking welterweight contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The win stands out as one of the biggest of his long career, if not the biggest thus far. With this career changing win in the...

Jan 18, 2017 11:28 am

Amanda Nunes gives Ronda Rousey advice following loss

After handing Ronda Rousey a 48 second loss at UFC 207 to close out 2016, it may come as a bit of surprise that UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is now offering Ronda Rousey advice on how she can make a successful return to the cage. After suffering the first defeat of her career...

Jan 18, 2017 9:15 am

Tim Kennedy updates on retirement decision, MMAAA, and his future in the martial arts

Earlier this week, UFC middleweight contender Tim Kennedy announced his retirement from mixed martial arts with a heartfelt post to his Facebook page. This retirement announcement followed a lopsided knockout loss to Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 206. Shortly thereafter, Kennedy spoke with MMAFighting.com to elaborate on his decision to retire, and give updates on his...

Jan 17, 2017 11:07 am

Kamaru Usman maps out his ideal opponents for his next three fights

Undefeated Blackzilians staple Kamaru Usman is one of the fastest rising prospects in the welterweight division. He also understands the value of a good, old fashioned call-out, which is why he’s recently campaigned so hard for a fight with Demian Maia. Unfortunately for Usman, Maia politely turned down his offer for a fight. Having accepted...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 19, 2016 8:20 am

Chael Sonnen vs. Nick Diaz almost happened this weekend

This Sunday, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returns to the mats when he grapples with top ranked UFC middleweight Michael Bisping at UR Fight. The event is more likely than not, unlike anything fight fans have ever witnessed. Also on the card, Roy Jones Jr. will box a fan, Kurt Angle will have a...

Mar 3, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | TBT! Brawl breaks out at Pride 31

For this throwback Thursday, take a look back at the infamous Pride 31 brawl. The brawl broke out after Shogun Rua broke his arm defending a takedown from Mark Coleman. The referee attempted to stop the fight, however Coleman pushed him aside and continued the fight. At this point Wanderlei Silva and several other members...

Jan 29, 2016 10:39 am

Is Khabib vs. Ferguson a lightweight title eliminator?

While the UFC has yet to officially announce that Khabib Nurmagomedov vs. Tony Ferguson will go down at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th, ‘The Eagle’ posted a photo and a video on Instagram. The photo showed the contract which states that Nurmagomedov will fight Ferguson on April 16th 2016. In the caption of...

Oct 9, 2015 2:16 pm

Bisping Fires Back: ‘Hey Rampage! I’ll fight you at any weight’

Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been pretty busy lately, with his new favorite hobby, Twitch. It’s a live video game streaming app that allows your followers to watch and communicate with you while you play a game. Well Rampage has been having a lot of fun on there, prank calling Rashad Evans and other members of...

Jul 18, 2015 1:46 pm

UFC Fighters React To Michael Bisping’s Split Decision Win

Some think it was a controversial decision and possibly should have gone to Thales Leites, but it was Michael Bisping who grabbed the split decision in the main event of UFC Fight Night: Glasgow. Check out what other UFC fighter had to say about the decision! People bitching about Bisping decision it was close but...

May 3, 2015 7:12 am

Fighters React To Floyd Mayweather’s Win Over Manny Pacquiao

During and after one of the biggest boxing matches of the current era UFC fighters and boxers took to twitter to share their thoughts on the fight. Reactions range from both ends of the spectrum, check it out. https://twitter.com/HectorLombard/status/594831566569799680 To all the @MannyPacquiao fans, don't feel 2 bad, he gave a good fight. He won...

Sep 27, 2014 3:42 pm

Dana White Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Receive Special Treatment

While Conor McGregor’s rise to the top has been rather quick, one thing is certain according to UFC President Dana White, McGregor doesn’t get any special treatment. He spoke to MMAJunkie about the fair treatment of all fighters. “Conor McGregor is one of these guys that – he did a $1.4 million gate in Ireland....

Jul 3, 2014 12:27 pm

Phil Davis Draws Sharpie Abs On Forrest Griffin

Mr. Wonderful Phil Davis took a sharpie to former UFC champion Forrest Griffin, while several other UFC fighters and former fighters looked on. Tyron Woodley captured the moment with this video which he posted to his official Instagram with the following caption: These dudes!!! This is what happens when you get a bunch of punch...

Apr 23, 2014 12:11 pm

Hendo vs. Cormier Official For UFC 173, Dana White Breaks It Down

We reported last month that Dan Henderson vs. Daniel Cormier was in the works for an upcoming UFC event, and today that scrap got confirmed. Today, while on ESPN (below), Dana White, the UFC President, confirmed the matchup between the two light-heavyweights and their co-main event status on UFC 173. UFC 173 was originally slated...

Apr 2, 2014 8:04 pm

Cormier/Hendo Winner To Get UFC Title Shot

A rumored bout between Dan Henderson and Daniel Cormier could have serious title implications. While the bout remains unannounced, several insiders point to it being nearly official and planned for UFC 175 in July. A hot topic on tonight’s UFC Tonight, on FOX Sports 1, Host Kenny Florian, touched on the subject, “It’s a tough...