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Mar 16, 2017 11:52 am

Anderson Silva’s former coach to train Kelvin Gastelum for UFC 212

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is currently booked to fight top ranked middleweight Kelvin Gastelum in a highly anticipated middleweight showdown on June 3rd at UFC 212. While the scrap will certainly be a very interesting one, one aspect that fight fans haven’t been anticipating is the fact that Kings MMA coach Rafael Cordeiro,...

Mar 16, 2017 11:49 am

VIDEO | Dana White: I would never keep Conor McGregor from making that kind of money

UFC President Dana White seems to have recently changed his tone on the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing match. Just a short time ago, White was adamant that the boxing match between McGregor and Mayweather would never, ever happen. Even if it somehow were to ever take place, the UFC President stated that all...

Mar 16, 2017 10:56 am

Duane Ludwig on infamous Garbrandt-Dillashaw KO video: From what I understand it was from a wrestling scramble

The next title fight in the ever-exciting UFC bantamweight division will pit reigning champion Cody Garbrandt against former champion and estranged teammate TJ Dillashaw at a to-be-determined date. Before the two bantamweight stars collide for gold, however, they will star as opposing coaches on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Garbrandt and Dillashaw’s time on...

Mar 16, 2017 10:53 am

VIDEO | Dana White talks about the latest with Nick and Nate Diaz

UFC President Dana White has his finger on the pulse for what is happening with his biggest stars in the UFC, which include Nick and Nate Diaz. TMZ recently caught up with White to see what latest was with the Diaz brothers and why we haven’t heard anything about the Stockton scrappers being scheduled to...

Mar 16, 2017 10:40 am

Makwan Amirkhani will not fight after this Saturday until the UFC visits Finland

Streaking UFC featherweight prospect Makwan Amirkhani has certainly proven himself to be one of the hottest rising stars on the UFC’s roster as he has gone 3-0 in the UFC, with two of his wins being first round finishes. With his 8 second flying knee KO of Andy Ogle immortalized on UFC highlight reels, Amirkhani’s...

Mar 16, 2017 9:37 am

Alan Jouban is leaving no stone unturned in preparation for Gunnar Nelson

This Saturday, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to London, England, rising welterweight Alan Jouban will take on dangerous Icelandic star Gunnar Nelson. Nelson is known primarily for his grappling. That said, the Conor McGregor training partner also has a unique, karate-based style of striking that has given many foes trouble in...

Mar 16, 2017 9:29 am

Dana White reveals time he & Tito Ortiz brawled on a private plane

It’s no secret that UFC President Dana White and UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz certainly have their fair share of animosity dating back many years. At one point in time, the two men were set to step into a boxing ring to settle their beef, however despite months of training on both men’s side,...

Mar 16, 2017 8:55 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson defends “Cyborg,” criticizes USADA

Late last year, featherweight superstar Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino failed a drug test administered by the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). Given that Cyborg has had issues with performing enhancers in the past, the MMA community was quick to pick up their torches and pitchforks and accuse her of cheating. In the end, however, Cyborg was granted...

Mar 16, 2017 8:33 am

Dana White now confident McGregor-Mayweather will happen

Throughout the course of 2017, conflicting reports have continued to emerge regarding the status of a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather superfight in the boxing ring. While Mayweather and the UFC President both made one another offers, neither offer was pleasing to both men, and as a result talks appeared to die down. Shortly...

Mar 16, 2017 8:00 am

Misha Cirkunov predicts Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony “Rumble” Johnson rematch

On April 8, the UFC will touch down in Buffalo, New York with UFC 210. In the card’s main event, we’ll see light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier attempt to defend his title against an old foe in Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Cormier and Rumble first met back in 2015. On that night, Rumble nearly took Cormier’s...

Mar 16, 2017 7:25 am

Invicta champ Megan Anderson breaks down potential clash with “Cyborg”

Megan Anderson, who currently holds the Invicta interim featherweight title, is one of the best female featherweights on the planet today. While there is no indication that she’ll sign with the UFC in the immediate future, she is already being discussed as an opponent for UFC star Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino, who is far and away...

Mar 16, 2017 6:25 am

Duane Ludwig on TUF 25: This is by far the best season for the fights themselves

The next season of The Ultimate Fighter, TUF 25, looks like it should be a good one. The season will be coached by reigning bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt and former champion TJ Dillashaw, who are estranged former teammates and heated rivals. The cast, meanwhile, will be composed of TUF veterans – ranging from Joe Stevenson...

Mar 15, 2017 1:00 pm

PHOTO | Willie Nelson is down with the Diaz Brothers and their weed

What do Willie Nelson, Nick, and Nate Diaz all have in common? They are all legends for one, but another common interest among the three men is their admiration for marijuana. Recently the Diaz brothers rolled out their line of PreRoll marijuana cigarettes with California Finest, being made available to “qualified medical patients only.” Nick’s...

Mar 15, 2017 12:53 pm

Michael Chiesa rips Tony Ferguson, shuts down Ferguson vs. Diaz

Recently, UFC lightweights Michael Chiesa and Tony Ferguson have gone toe to toe in various interviews as ‘The Maverick’ and ‘El Cucuy’ have continued to trade barbs back and forth following Chiesa’s callout of the top ranked lightweight contender. Following Chiesa’s callout of Ferguson for an interim lightweight title fight, Ferguson shut down the idea,...

Mar 15, 2017 12:52 pm

Michael Bisping gets another medical procedure done ahead of Georges St-Pierre fight

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has what is likely be the biggest fight of his life coming up as he is set to take on former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who returns to fight once again after taking over three years off from competition. Bisping last fought at UFC 204 back in October as...

Mar 15, 2017 12:38 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 24 // Misha Circunov | Duane Bang Ludwig | Megan Anderson

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with another awesome lineup! 8:15PM ET- First up, we are joined by surging UFC light heavyweight prospect, Misha Cirkunov –@mishac911 Following a submission victory over Nikita Krylov at UFC 206, Cirkunov will next square off with Volkan Oezdemir at UFC Fight Night 109 in Stockholm, Sweden. We’ll...

Mar 15, 2017 12:37 pm

Michael Bisping: Floyd Mayweather was scammed out of money in Vegas

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping recently shed a bit of light on the ever-confusing reports regarding a potential Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather boxing superfight following a statement from UFC President Dana White that revealed a fight between Mayweather and McGregor is far from being finalized. That followed a statement from Floyd Mayweather in which,...

Mar 15, 2017 12:18 pm

Shogun Rua eyeing title shot, admits he isn’t there

MMA legend Mauricio Shogun Rua has continued to continue his winning ways despite the fact that at 35 years old, and with fifteen professional fights, Rua is one of the most seasoned MMA veterans on the active UFC roster. Despite that, and several 2-fight skids in recent memories, Rua is currently on a 3-fight win...

Mar 15, 2017 12:04 pm

Fourteen fighters reportedly removed from UFC roster

Several times a year, the UFC goes through the process of purging their UFC roster as they remove inactive fighters, and cut fighters who are currently on losing streaks. The latest list of fighters is a rather lengthy one with several well-known fighters on the latest cut-list according to UFC Fighter’s Info: Brandon Thatch Li...

Mar 15, 2017 11:25 am

A list of the 34 charges War Machine is facing for alleged incident involving Christy Mack

The trial involving former UFC and Bellator fighter War Machine, who legally changed his name from Jonathan Koppenhaver, continues in a Clark County Courtroom. War Machine in on trial for an alleged incident involving his ex-girlfriend, Christine Mackinday, better known by her adult film actress name, Christy Mack, and her then-boyfriend Corey Thomas. War Machine...

Mar 15, 2017 10:09 am

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva to battle Vitaly Minakov in Russia

Despite being a tough 1-6-1 in his last 8 fights, former UFC heavyweight title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva shows no signs of slowing down. Some five months removed from his corruption filled loss to Ivan Shtyrkov in Russia’s Titov Boxing Promotion, the Brazilian heavyweight will once again fight in the country, this time against former...

Mar 15, 2017 9:30 am

Michael Chiesa wants interim title fight with Tony Ferguson

‘The Ultimate Fighter: Live’ winner Michael Chiesa has proven to be one of the most consistent lightweights in the UFC today. With a UFC record of 7-2, with one of his losses coming by way of doctor stoppage due to a cut on his eyebrow, Chiesa has found himself at #7 on the UFC’s official...

Mar 15, 2017 9:05 am

Rafael dos Anjos eyeing Nick Diaz fight

Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos recently announced his move to the welterweight division in the midst of a 2-fight skid at lightweight which saw him lose the lightweight title to Eddie Alvarez in the summer of 2016 before then dropping a unanimous decision to Tony Ferguson in a fight which likely could have...

Mar 15, 2017 7:58 am

Daniel Cormier comments on shortage of contenders at light heavyweight

In a few short weeks, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will attempt to defend his title against destructive challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. If all goes Cormier’s way, he’ll then attempt to defend his title against Jon Jones, a troubled former champion and his biggest rival. Beyond bouts with Rumble and Jones, however, it’s hard...

Mar 15, 2017 6:55 am

Yoel Romero now plans to wait for shot at Bisping-GSP winner

Yoel Romero has earned a shot at Michael Bisping’s UFC middleweight title – that’s pretty much undeniable at this point. Unfortunately, Romero’s title shot was put on the back-burner by the UFC, as the organization instead opted to give the next middleweight shot to returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre. On Monday’s edition of The MMA...

Mar 15, 2017 6:28 am

Hector Lombard calls for fight with Vitor Belfort

When Vitor Belfort stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC Fortaleza last weekend, he was hoping for a revivifying win over a highly-regarded contender in Kelvin Gastelum. What he received instead was his third TKO loss in a row, as he was thumped to an extremely decisive end by first-round Gastelum punches....