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Feb 14, 2018 4:54 pm

Claudia Gadelha Returns at UFC 225 to Take on a Former UFC Champion and Invicta Foe

One of the oldest matchups, if not the oldest matchup in the strawweight division’s history is set to take place and hopefully happen this time. The UFC announced on Wednesday that the perennial top five strawweight contender and former title challenger, Claudia Gadelha is expected to make her return at UFC 225 when she takes on...

Feb 14, 2018 12:10 pm

Bellator heavyweight Matt Mitrione discusses “constant missteps” made by UFC

This weekend, in the main event of Bellator 194, former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione will return to the Bellator cage, where he will attempt to avenge a 2012 loss to Roy Nelson and advance to the second round of the promotion’s exciting Heavyweight Grand Prix. Now firmly embedded as a member of the Bellator MMA...

Feb 14, 2018 10:28 am

Frankie Edgar might “jump in there again” if Max Holloway isn’t ready after UFC 222

If things had gone according to plan, former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar would be challenging Max Holloway for the UFC featherweight title in the main event of UFC 222 on March 3. Regrettably, an injury forced Holloway out of this planned fight, which briefly left Edgar without an opponent. After several frantic days of searching, the...

Feb 14, 2018 8:35 am

Tyron Woodley and Dan Hardy Get Into It About The Champ’s UFC Criticisms

If you’re on Twitter enough, you’ll start thinking a lot of tweets are about you. Some may be straight up intended to insult you, other “sub-tweets” could be directed at your character without outright saying your name. Now, imagine instead of Joe Schmoe, you’re a high-profile UFC fighter. The amount of tweets a day alone...

Feb 14, 2018 6:48 am

Artem Lobov set to return at UFC 223 in Brooklyn

Conor McGregor training partner Artem Lobov will get another opportunity in the UFC’s Octagon at UFC 223 this April 7. The Russian-born Irishman is set to battle Alex Caceres in an intriguing featherweight bout on the card. The earliest reports of this bout came from The Mac Life. It has now been confirmed by MMAFighting.com....

Feb 14, 2018 6:00 am

UFC veterans Kyoji Horiguchi and Ian McCall to battle in the Rizin ring

After blasting through the 2017 Rizin bantamweight Grand Prix to capture bantamweight gold, former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi now has another momentous challenge to look forward to: a battle with fellow UFC veteran Ian McCall. The pair will collide in Fukuoka, Japan on May 6. McCall announced this awesome booking on his official...

Feb 13, 2018 12:31 pm

Santiago Ponzinibbio thinks fight with “Wonderboy” would go down in UFC history

Argentina’s Santiago Ponzinibbio is riding one of the best win-streaks in the stacked UFC welterweight division, having bested his last six foes – men like Nordine Taleb, Gunnar Nelson, and most recently, “Platinum” Mike Perry. With all of this momentum behind him, Ponzinibbio is hoping to be rewarded with a fight with two-time UFC welterweight...

Feb 13, 2018 10:59 am

Cris Cyborg Took the Fight With Yana Kunitskaya to Build Better Relationship With UFC

With everyone looking forward to the three superfights that the UFC has in mind for this year, everyone was slightly disappointed to hear that Cris Cyborg was going to be defending her UFC women’s featherweight title against former Invicta FC bantamweight champon Yana Kunitskaya. It turns out it is still just a speed bump in...

Feb 13, 2018 9:25 am

UFC rankings update: Curtis Blaydes surges into HW top 5, Luke Rockhold falls at MW

The UFC has updated its official rankings in the wake of last weekend’s UFC 221 card. As expected, several of the promotion’s divisions have experienced quite a bit of movement. At middleweight, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza rose a spot as the result of Luke Rockhold’s knockout loss to the number-one ranked Yoel Romero. At heavyweight, meanwhile,...

Feb 12, 2018 6:39 am

Chris Weidman argues he deserves next crack at UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 221, former Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero knocked out former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. With this win, Romero is believed to have earned himself a crack at reigning UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Not everybody, however, believes he deserves this chance, as he lost...

Feb 11, 2018 9:57 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 221: Yoel Romero Pockets $10,000

Last night, the UFC made its debut in the beautiful Australian port city of Perth with the action-packed UFC 221. In the main event of this anticipated card, former Olympic silver medalist and long-time UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero executed one of his best wins to date, clubbing former champion Luke Rockhold to a third-round...

Feb 11, 2018 7:54 am

Robert Whittaker addresses Yoel Romero on Twitter after UFC 221

Last night, in the main event of UFC 221, former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero picked up one of the best wins of his amazing career thus far, knocking out former UFC and Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold with a brutal, third-round salvo. With this win, Romero positioned himself at the front of the middleweight contender line,...

Feb 11, 2018 6:51 am

Israel Adesanya compares his UFC debut to Conor McGregor’s

Though it was shamefully under-promoted, one of the most hyped UFC debuts in recent memory occurred last night on the UFC 221 undercard, as “The Last Style Bender” Israel Adesanya stepped into the Octagon for the first time. Despite a tough first round, throughout which he was taken down and controlled by his opponent Rob...

Feb 10, 2018 11:21 pm

VIDEO | Yoel Romero says he has a broken leg following UFC 221 win over Luke Rockhold

Yoel Romero says he has a broken leg following UFC 221 win over Luke Rockhold! Yoel Romero added another highlight reel victory to his resume tonight in Perth, scoring a brutal third-round knockout over former middleweight champ Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 221. According to UFC President Dana White, Yoel Romero’s big...

Feb 10, 2018 9:21 pm

UFC 221 Results: Yoel Romero KO’s Luke Rockhold (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Luke Rockhold vs Yoel Romero A middleweight tilt between Luke Rockhold and Yoel Romero served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view event in Perth, Australia. If Rockhold was able to defeat Romero, he would then become the UFC’s interim middleweight championship. Romero was not eligible for the title after...

Feb 10, 2018 8:47 pm

UFC 221 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Mark Hunt

UFC 221 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Mark Hunt A key heavyweight scrap between surging division contender Curtis Blaydes and former interim title challenger Mark Hunt served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 221 event in Perth. Round one begins and Blaydes presses forward with a combination that misses. He lands a follow up leg...

Feb 10, 2018 8:11 pm

UFC 221 Results: Tai Tuivasa KO’s Cyril Asker

UFC 221 Results: Cyril Asker vs. Tai Tuivasa A heavyweight scrap between Asker and Tai Tuivasa took place on tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card from Perth, Australia. Round one begins and Tuivasa starts off quickly by throwing a combination. Asker replies with a right hand over the top. Tuivasa presses Asker against the fence and...

Feb 10, 2018 7:55 pm

UFC 221 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Li Jingliang

UFC 221 Results: Jake Matthews defeats Li Jingliang A welterweight scrap between Li Jingliang and Jake Matthews took place on tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card from Perth, Australia. Round one begins and the fighters engage in a long feeling out process. Jingliang finally throws a low kick that misses. Jake with a right hand over...

Feb 10, 2018 7:23 pm

UFC 221 Results: Tyson Pedro submits Saparbek Safarov (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Tyson Pedro vs. Saparbek Safarov A scrap between Tyson Pedro and Saparbek Safarov kicked off tonight’s UFC 221 pay-per-view card in Perth. Round one begins and Pedro immediately takes the center of the octagon. Safarov lands a leg kick. Pedro returns fires with a hard leg kick of his own. Safarov scores...

Feb 10, 2018 6:23 pm

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Results: Israel Adesanya TKO’s Rob Wilkinson A middleweight scrap between highly touted promotional newcomer Israel Adesanya and hometown favorite Rob Wilkinson took place on tonight’s UFC 221 prelims. Round one begins and Wilkinson immediately presses the action and forced Israel up against the cage. He is working on securing a takedown but Israel...

Feb 10, 2018 5:23 pm

UFC 221 Live Results: Jussier Formiga stops Ben Nguyen in round 3 (VIDEO)

UFC 221 Live Results: Jussier Formiga stops Ben Nguyen A flyweight scrap between Jussier Formiga and Ben Nguyen kicked off tonight’s UFC 221 prelims on FS1. Round one begins and Ben Nguyen immediately pushes forward and engages Jussier in the clinch. He works in a few shorts shots against the cage. Formiga is able to...

Feb 10, 2018 4:51 pm

UFC 221 Live Results!

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 221 event in Perth, Australia? BJPenn.com has you covered with all of the UFC 221 Live Results. UFC 221 is headlined by an interim middleweight title fight featuring former division title holder Luke Rockhold taking on perennial contender Yoel Romero. With that said, only Rockhold is eligible to win the...

Feb 10, 2018 12:20 pm

Stipe Miocic: You’re Going to See Daniel Cormier Get Beat Up at UFC 226

When it was announced that Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic were going to have a superfight, it was completely out of nowhere. The match-up is insane, historic, and a spectacle everyone is looking forward too. Usually, big fights like these that are also hyped up by a season of The Ultimate Fighter focuses on the...