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Sep 24, 2012 1:14 pm

Pat Healy on Melendez’s Injury & Fighting Thomson | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez had to bow out of his title defense due to an injury.   Strikeforce and Showtime axed the rest of the show.   Title contender, Pat Healy, discusses the cancellation with bloody elbow starting with his recollection of Matt Lindland breaking the news to him:   “I was sitting down, I...

Aug 17, 2012 7:51 am

BJ Penn.Com Exclusive: Eddie Alvarez on His Future, Past & His Family

The more people you ask the more you will hear that Eddie Alvarez is going to be joining the UFC once his contract with Bellator expires later on this year. It’s hard to begrudge the man after all he has accomplished in the sport, he has every right to want to test himself against the...


Mar 14, 2016 5:12 pm

After failed negotiations with UFC, Rory Mac to test free agency

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Rory MacDonald will return to the octagon in June when he headlines UFC Fight Night 89 in Ottawa opposite surging contender Stephen Thompson. “The Red King” has not competed since his “fight of the year” battle with Robbie Lawler at this past July’s UFC 189 event in Las Vegas. MacDonald...

Feb 17, 2016 12:33 pm

Video Recap: The Best of Bellator 2015 – The Official Video

2015 was a huge year for fight fans around the world watching Bellator as a few former champions Josh “The Punk” Thompson (Strikeforce lightweight), Benson Henderson (UFC lightweight) and recently Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (UFC LHW) is back on the Bellator roster. Watch the ‘Best Of Bellator 2015’ exciting countdown to number 1.

Feb 9, 2016 2:36 am

UFC Fight Night 82 medical suspensions: Six fighters potentially out for six months

UFC Fight Night 82 was a night full of action and it did not go without injuries. Main event standout Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson may be out for six months with an ankle injury after his highlight performance putting away the former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the first round. The complete list of UFC...

Feb 8, 2016 8:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 82 Reebok pay for fighters ranges from $2,500 to $15,000

$145,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 82 event that took place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. Four fighters took home $15,000 for their...

Feb 8, 2016 11:15 am

UFC Fight Night 82 salary report: Highest paid fighter on card goes home with $125,000

UFC Fight Night 82 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday and presented an exciting night of fights. The UFC welterweight division was put on watch after Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson dismanlted former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in the very first round. However, Roy “Big Country” Nelson and Joseph...

Feb 6, 2016 9:57 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s action in Las Vegas? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute results, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the live recaps. Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson – Stephen Thompson defeats Johny Hendricks via first-round knockout Roy Nelson...

Feb 5, 2016 10:30 am

LIVE! ‘UFC Fight Night: Las Vegas’ weigh-ins at 4pm PT

Ahead of tomorrow’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ catch the fighters stepping on the scale in preparation for their bouts. The full bout order is as follows: Main Card (Fox Sports 1) Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson Roy Nelson vs. Jared Rosholt Ovince Saint Preux vs. Rafael Cavalcante Joseph Benavides vs. Zach Makovsky Misha...

Dec 30, 2015 11:10 pm

UFC 196: Werdum versus Velasquez II card coming together

UFC 196 is taking shape as more fights have been added to the UFC event website. The main event is slated to have UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum and former champion Cain Velasquez in an immediate rematch for the title. UFC 196 takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada on Feb. 6. The current UFC 196...

Nov 30, 2015 11:14 am

“The Punk”: Not a fan of UFC “I’m giving all fighters advice!”

This isn’t just another article about former UFC veteran and current Bellator lightweight Josh “The Punk” Thompson. It’s what the message and reality is for all active fighters. “Smooth” (23-5 MMA) finished his UFC contract in Seoul, Korea against a game Jorge Masvidal. Benson made comments about wanting to retire in the UFC, but made it...

Nov 16, 2015 2:43 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Ronda Rousey Drops out of Top 10 P4P

“UFC 193” has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated! Some major changes were made as big names made major drops and a familiar face pops back up in the light heavyweight division. Ronda Rousey’s devastating loss to now-champion Holly Holm may not have caused a major drop for her in...

Sep 28, 2015 2:36 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Barnett and Hall make major jumps

UFC Fight Night 75 is in the books and some major changes were made to the official UFC rankings! Uriah Hall wasn’t even ranked in the top fifteen walking into Japan, but he catapulted himself into the top ten with his spinning kick/flying knee knockout against Gegard Mousasi. Check out what other changes were made...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

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 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 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 13, 2015 1:34 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Payout Report: Masvidal Earns Six Figures with KO Win

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” finale is in the books and the payout report has been released! Jorge Masvidal picked up a big knockout victory over Cezar Ferreira on Sunday night and will be taking home $102,000! Jake Ellenberger is the second biggest earner on the card, but keep in mind that Thompson will...

Jul 12, 2015 9:39 pm

“TUF 21 Finale” Bonus Report: Four Fighters Take Home Extra $50,000

“The Ultimate Fighter” Season 21 Finale is in the books and we have the bonus report! Four fighters took home an extra $50,000— check out who won big! Performance of the Night: Jorge Masvidal Masvidal’s recent trip into welterweight was a smashing success as he ended Cezar Ferreira’s night early with a brutal knockout. Ferreira...

Jul 12, 2015 2:00 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians Finale” Results

It has been a busy weekend in the world of UFC! Less than twenty-four hours removed from the biggest event of the year, the stars of “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilains” will be settling the score in tonight’s finale. Hayder Hassan and Kamaru Usman are set to duke it out in the finals of...

Jul 9, 2015 7:06 am

TUF 21 Finale Complete With 2 Final Bouts

  With the final episode of this seasons Ultimate Fighter airing last night, we now know the final two fights that will take place at the TUF 21 Finale, going down this Sunday. American Top Team chose Hayder Hassan and the Blackzilians went with Kamaru Usman to fight for the big tamale, $300K and the...

May 23, 2015 8:38 am

TUF Finale Gets Doane vs. Sanders

The Ultimate Fighter 21 finale gets another fight added to its card. TUF 21 finale, which takes place on July 12 in Las Vegas will feature a bantamweight fight between Russell Doane and Jerrod Sanders. The card is shaping up to be an exciting one, with these fights already announced for the event. Jake Ellenberger...