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Jun 21, 2016 10:18 am

NAC approves earlier weigh-in time for several events, including UFC 200

Earlier this month at UFC 199, fighters were given the opportunity to weigh-in throughout the course of the day prior to fight night, rather than weighing-in during the live weigh-in event. The California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) allowed fighters to do so in order to give them more time to rehydrate before their fights the...

Jun 21, 2016 9:17 am

Dana White opens up on Ariel Helwani’s temporary ban from UFC events

During UFC 199, fight fans were shocked to find out that popular MMA journalist Ariel Helwani had been kicked out of the event, and had been banned from future UFC events as a media member after breaking the news of Brock Lesnar returning to the UFC at UFC 200. Helwani took to social media to...

Jun 21, 2016 2:28 am

UFC vice president denies reports of the sale of the UFC

On Monday, FloCombat reported that Zuffa accepted a $4.2 billion bid for the purchase of the UFC. The report indicated that they confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that consisted of WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. However, late...

Jun 21, 2016 2:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 200: Extended Preview

Take a look at the UFC’s newly released promotional video for UFC 200! From the video description: “Stacked with three world title fights and the return of one of UFC’s elite superstars, the historic UFC 200 event will thrill fans around the globe. In the main event, the most intense rivalry in combat sports reaches...

Jun 21, 2016 1:51 am

Randy Couture says UFC has already been sold, criticizes Dana White

UFC Hall of Fame legend Randy Couture spoke with ESPN1100 on Friday in Las Vegas and was asked to comment on the reported sale of the UFC. The two-weight UFC world champion opened up on what he has been hearing and his sources have told him that the deal was already finalized last week. “I’ve...

Jun 20, 2016 5:40 pm

Report: Zuffa accepts $4.2 billion bid for purchase of the UFC

The sale of the UFC is moving forward, according to a report from FloCombat. The report claims that they have confirmed through multiple sources that a $4.2 billion bid coming from a group that includes WME-IMG, the Dalian Wanda Group, The Kraft Group and Tencent Holdings was accepted by Zuffa. One big component to the...

Jun 20, 2016 1:37 pm

Georges St-Pierre is ready to fight in the UFC again based off successful test camp

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has just announced that he is ready to return to fighting in the UFC Octagon once again. St-Pierre spoke with Ariel Helwani on Monday’s episode of “The MMA Hour” and let the world know that he just completed a successful test fight camp to ensure that he is capable...

Jun 20, 2016 9:55 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reveals some shocking truth since winning UFC gold

Newly-crowned UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping posted a new video to his social media on Monday to prove that he has not changed since realizing his dreams of winning a UFC title. “The Count” shows his hilarious display of character in his video, letting everyone know that he is the same cocky fighter from England...

Jun 19, 2016 10:04 am

Cowboy Cerrone: “According to my pay, I don’t mean sh*t to the UFC”

Former UFC lightweight title challenger Donald Cerrone picked up an impressive TKO victory over Patrick Cote in the co-main event of last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 card in Ottawa. At the events post-fight press conference, “Cowboy” voiced his displeasure with his current UFC contract: “That all sounds nice, but according to my pay, I...

Jun 19, 2016 9:19 am

VIDEO | The UFC pays tribute to Kimbo Slice

During last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 broadcast the UFC paid tribute to Kimbo Slice who tragically passed away on June 6 at just 42 years of age. Check out the above tribute video which showcases some of Kimbo’s most memorable moments.

Jun 19, 2016 8:58 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night 89 Press Conference (Replay)

Last night’s UFC Fight Night 89 event in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. Stephen Thompson was able to defeat Rory MacDonald in the evenings main event via decision. Donald Cerrone earned a TKO victory over former middleweight title challenger Patrick Cote in the evenings main event. Steve Boss and Sean O’Connell provided...

Jun 19, 2016 8:47 am

UFC Fight Night 89 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 89’ in Ottawa delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at last night’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Donald Cerrone...

Jun 18, 2016 9:56 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s ‘UFC Fight Night 89’ action in Ottawa? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for the live results from every fight. In addition, stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight on the entire card. Main card (Fox Sports 1) Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson – Thompson defeats...

Jun 17, 2016 1:13 pm

Report: Brock Lesnar allowed to walk out to WWE entrance music for UFC 200

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon in July’s UFC 200 event as he takes on the knockout specialist Mark Hunt. The WWE star reportedly will be allowed to walk out to the Octagon to his WWE entrance music. FloSport’s Jeremy Botter tweeted the information on Friday saying, “Have been told that...

Jun 17, 2016 11:48 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 promo for UFC 202

With Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor set to rematch at UFC 202, here is an awesome promotional video to get you ready for their rematch that will take place on August 20. The two were set to rematch at UFC 200, but the bout was scrapped after “The Notorious” refused to take part of the...

Jun 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on takedown defense ahead of UFC 202

Ahead of UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will get the opportunity to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has enlisted the help of Jiu-Jitsu champion Dillon Danis. In the video above you can see McGregor working on his takedown defense with Danis ahead of his fight on August 20th.

Jun 17, 2016 2:16 am

UFC executive encourages Rory MacDonald ‘to go into the open market’

Top UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald has one more fight on his UFC contract, which will take place at UFC Fight Night 89 this weekend. MacDonald will headline the event against Stephen Thompson that could likely determine the next in line to fight for the UFC welterweight title. However, after this fight, MacDonald will be a...

Jun 17, 2016 2:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson returns to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Germany

Alexander Gustafsson has a new fight booked and will return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany on September 3. The UFC announced late Thursday that Gustaffson will face Jan Blachowicz in a light heavyweight bout. He's back! @AlexTheMauler steps into the Octagon at #UFCHamburg against @JanBlachowicz! 🎟 https://t.co/6wSL6jDKUM pic.twitter.com/eRlaxetSnf — UFC...

Jun 16, 2016 11:56 am

Dana White’s response to latest UFC sale rumors

Numerous reports have emerged about the sale of the UFC this week. Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that the sale of the company was “definitely progressing.” Then, a source told us here at BJPENN.COM that the word on the street is that the deal is already done. Dave Meltzer also added this week that the...