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Nov 27, 2016 2:31 pm

Coach Kavanagh reacts to Conor McGregor being stripped of his UFC featherweight title

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast, UFC officials announced that Conor McGregor had ‘relinquished’ his UFC featherweight championship. The promotion added that Jose Aldo, who won UFC interim featherweight title be defeating Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 in July, had been promoted to undisputed featherweight champion of the UFC. In addition to that...

Nov 27, 2016 11:35 am

UFC Fight Night 101 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts: Chris Camozzi leads the way

UFC Fight Night 101 took place yesterday in Melbourne, Australia. In the evenings main event Robert Whittaker earned an impressive first-round TKO finish over Derek Brunson after a wild few opening minutes of action. With the win, Whittaker now finds himself in position for a top contender bout in his next octagon appearance. Below are...

Nov 27, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Watch all of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson’s UFC knockouts

  When fight fans debate the hardest hitters in MMA, there are a few names that always seem to be mentioned. Some of these names are Mark Hunt, Roy Nelson, Dan Henderson, Melvin Manhoef and Junior Dos Santos. Another name that is almost included in any hardest-hitter debate is Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Rumble has earned his reputation...


Nov 27, 2016 7:45 am

MMA community reacts to Conor McGregor relinquishing the UFC featherweight title

Last December, Ireland’s Conor McGregor won the UFC featherweight title with a 13 second knockout of Jose Aldo. In his next fight, he was expected to take on then lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos for a shot at a second UFC belt. When Dos Anjos withdrew from this planned contest with an injury, however, McGregor...

Nov 27, 2016 5:50 am

Kyle Noke Retires from MMA after UFC Fight Night 101 Loss

Earlier this month, we saw women’s MMA trailblazer Miesha Tate hang up the gloves after a loss to Raquel Pennington at UFC 205. Not long thereafter, WEC and UFC veteran Manny Gamburyan did the same after a TKO loss to the dangerous Johnny Eduardo. Last night another experienced fighter rode off into the MMA sunset...

Nov 26, 2016 9:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Robert Whittaker KO’s Derek Brunson (Highlights)

A middleweight bout between Robert Whittaker and Derek Brunson served as the main event of UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and the fighters touch gloves. Whittaker presses forward. Brunson moves in then shoots in for a takedown. It is not there. Whittaker lands a crisp shot that appears to stun...

Nov 26, 2016 9:38 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Andrew Holbrook defeats Jake Matthews

A lightweight bout between Jake Matthews and Andrew Holbrook served as the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 101 in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and Holbrook presses forward. Matthews with a right hand. The fighters trade punches. A low kick scores for Matthews. Matthews with a right hand. Matthews grabs a headlock and drags...

Nov 26, 2016 9:15 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Omari Akhmedov defeats Kyle Noke

Omari Akhmedov was able to utilize some good takedowns and effective strikes to score a decision victory over hometown favorite Kyle Noke on the main card of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 event in Melbourne, Australia. Akhmedov was able to score takedowns in rounds one and two, which resulted in some punishing ground and pound...

Nov 26, 2016 8:46 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Alex Volkanovski TKO’s Yusuke Kasuya (Highlights)

A lightweight bout between Alex Volkanovski and Yusuke Kasuya took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 card in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and Kasuya lands a straight left to start. Volkanovski with a counter right. Volkanovski misses with a punch and Kasuya ducks under and scores a takedown. Volkanovski is able to scramble...

Nov 26, 2016 8:06 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Results: Tyson Pedro submits Khalil Rountree (Highlights)

A light heavyweight bout between Khalil Rountree and Tyson Pedro took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 main card in Melbourne, Australia. Round one begins and Roundtree drops Pedro with a huge left hand. Tyson immediately pops back to his feet and quickly shoots in and scores a takedown. Roundtree is trying to wall-walk...

Nov 26, 2016 7:46 pm

BREAKING! Conor McGregor relinquishes his UFC featherweight title

Conor McGregor is no longer the UFC featherweight champion. The brash Irish Superstar relinquished his featherweight title earlier this evening according to UFC officials. The UFC announced the news during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 broadcast. With the news, Jose Aldo is now the promotions UFC featherweight champion. Aldo had won the UFC interim featherweight...

Nov 26, 2016 7:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 101 event in Melbourne, Australia? BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for all of tonight’s live results. UFC Fight Night 101 Main Card Results: Derek Brunson vs. Robert Whittaker – Whittaker def. Brunson via TKO at 4:07 of Round One Andrew Holbrook vs. Jake Matthews...

Nov 26, 2016 1:18 pm

Anthony Johnson reportedly turned down fight with Gegard Mousasi for UFC 206

After news surfaced earlier this week that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 scrap with Anthony Johnson just two weeks before the fight due to torn adductor in his groin, the UFC began to search for a replacement opponent for ‘Rumble’. The process was guaranteed to be...

Nov 26, 2016 11:58 am

Tim Kennedy offered to fight Anthony Johnson at UFC 206

This week, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 206 main event scrap against Anthony Johnson with a groin injury. While Cormier was forced out of the fight, it was revealed shortly after that he intended to return to the Octagon in March. With Cormier’s...

Nov 26, 2016 10:01 am

Georges St-Pierre reportedly training as if he is fighting at UFC 206

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre had been rumored for quite some time to be ending his indefinite hiatus from the Octagon, and returning to the UFC at UFC 206 in Toronto on December 10th. According to the reports that continued to surface, St-Pierre would be ending his hiatus and returning to the Octagon for...

Nov 25, 2016 1:28 pm

MMA community reacts to Daniel Cormier’s withdrawal from UFC 206

Friday morning, news surfaced that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced to withdraw from his highly anticipated UFC 206 showdown with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson on December 10th in Toronto, Canada. The fight was set to be a rematch from UFC 187 in 2015, where Cormier defeated Johnson to win the vacant light...

Nov 25, 2016 11:21 am

Is the UFC cursed in 2016? These alarming stats suggest it might be.

The injury bug…It’s the sworn enemy of the UFC’s matchmaking team, and the scourge of fight fans everywhere. This voracious pest seems to rob us of an anticipated matchup at least once a week, and today, the trend continued. This time, the injury bug scuttled through our nets to take a massive chomp out of...

Nov 25, 2016 9:48 am

Daniel Cormier out of UFC 206 title fight against Anthony Johnson

Unfortunate news comes a day after Thanksgiving for MMA fans. UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been forced to withdraw from his UFC 206 main event title fight scheduled against Anthony “Rumble” Johnson due to an injury, according to a report from MMA Fighting. The UFC is busy working to find another main event...

Nov 25, 2016 8:26 am

UFC stars explain what they’re thankful for on Thanksgiving

Yesterday, as anybody whose stomach is still full of turkey knows, was thanksgiving in the United States of America. Over the course of this November Holiday, many of the UFC’s top fighters – including several current champions – took to Twitter to explain what they’re thankful for. Fighters like UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk, lightweight veteran...

Nov 24, 2016 4:20 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk eyeing second UFC belt in 2017

While UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk is undoubtably one of the most dominant champions currently in the UFC, the Polish superstar isn’t content with just dominating the women’s strawweight division. On the heels of her impressive UFC 205 unanimous decision win over Karolina Kowalkiewicz earlier this month, Jedrzejczyk joined The MMA Hour to discuss...

Nov 24, 2016 1:25 pm

VIDEO | Fighters weigh in on if Conor McGregor deserves equity in the UFC

Current UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the first fighter in history to hold two UFC weight class titles simultaneously. “The Notorious” accomplished the feat at UFC 205 by beating Eddie Alvarez to take his crown as the UFC lightweight king while still holding his title as the 145-pound UFC featherweight champion. Following...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 23, 2016 11:23 am

Conor McGregor just roasted the entire UFC roster

Whether you love him or hate him, its hard to deny the dominance of Conor McGregor. Barring an early 2016 hiccup against Nate Diaz, the Irishman has blown through his UFC competition, setting records and making millions in the process. It all began with a knockout of Marcus Brimage. Then came a dominant decision defeat...