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Apr 21, 2017 8:18 am

UFC/ Bellator veteran Maiquel Falcao brutalized with late stoppage in Russia

Brazilian middleweight Maiquel Falcao, who you’ll remember as a member of the UFC and Bellator rosters – and for his infamous gas station brawl – recently had a very bad night in Russia. He was visiting the port city of Vladivostok for a Fight Nights Global scrap with Vladimir Mineev. To say it didn’t go his way...

Apr 21, 2017 5:54 am

After shaky start to UFC career, Artem Lobov says he asked to be released by promotion

Tomorrow night, Artem Lobov will face the biggest test of his career in the UFC’s fourth-ranked featherweight, Cub Swanson. He’ll enter this fight on a two-fight win-streak, and if he scores the upset, he’s likely to burst into the featherweight top-10, where more high-stakes challenges await. Things haven’t always been so good for Lobov. Speaking...

Apr 20, 2017 2:18 pm

Rory MacDonald: Tyron Woodley being UFC champ makes me look better

Having defended the welterweight title twice – albeit in two close fights with the same man – UFC welterweight titleholder Tyron Woodley is looking like he could emerge as a pretty dominant champion. We do, however, know that he can be beaten. Rory MacDonald was the most recent fighter to prove this. MacDonald beat Woodley...


Apr 20, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Quarry explains why UFC contracts are so dangerous for fighters: they own you

Though the UFC is the biggest and most popular mixed martial arts promotion in the world, it is often criticized for the way it treats its fighters. The promotion frequently catches flack for underpaying it’s athletes, and for its controversial outfitting deal with Reebok, which seems to pay fighters much less than they’d make if...

Apr 20, 2017 5:58 am

MMA veteran Nate Quarry rips “greedy, selfish” UFC over Reebok deal

Nate Quarry, who is a TUF veteran and former UFC middleweight title challenger, is involved in a class action lawsuit against the UFC, and stands out as one of the promotion’s most outspoken critics. One of the issues that gets the former fighter most fired up is the UFC’s outfitting deal with sports apparel giant...

Apr 19, 2017 2:02 pm

Rory MacDonald reflects on ‘Greatest Fight in UFC History’ with Robbie Lawler

Rory MacDonald is set to make his Bellator MMA debut at Bellator 179 in the main event on May 19. The former UFC title challenger will have his hands full as he takes on the knockout specialist Paul Daley at the SSE Arena in London. MacDonald spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor on Monday’s episode of...

Apr 19, 2017 6:37 am

Confirmed: UFC fighter Tae Hyun Bang involved in big fight-fixing scandal

Back in November of 2015, Tae Hyun Bang stepped onto the canvas with Leo Kuntz. He did so on the undercard of a UFC Fight Night in Seoul, in his native South Korea. In the end, Bang and Kuntz’s fight went down as a fairly forgettable one, with Bang earning a close, split decision win....

Apr 18, 2017 7:06 pm

Joe Lauzon explains how Chris Weidman “took one for the team” at UFC 210

UFC 210 was steeped in controversy, as Pearl Gonzales was very nearly forced out of her fight with Cynthia Calvillo for having breast implants, and Daniel Cormier appeared to push down on his towel to make weight for his light heavyweight title fight with Anthony  “Rumble” Johnson. Of all the controversies attached to this card,...

Apr 18, 2017 5:58 pm

Germaine de Randamie vs. Cris “Cyborg” Justino UFC 214 rumors get shut down

If you’ve had your finger on the pulse of the MMA world today, you’ve likely come across the rumors that featherweight destroyer Cris “Cyborg” Justino would be getting her long-awaited title shot against reigning champion Germaine de Randamie at UFC 214 this July 29, in Anaheim, California. While Cyborg has made no secret of the...

Apr 18, 2017 2:20 pm

Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones is still the best UFC light heavyweight right now

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier surely wants his chance to get another shot at Jon Jones in the Octagon, especially when many believe Jones is still the best fighter in the division. #1 ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is one of those that have voiced that Jones is still the most superior fighter...

Apr 18, 2017 9:16 am

Rafael Dos Anjos outlines plans to become UFC welterweight champ

Earlier this year, former UFC welterweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos announced his intention to move up to the welterweight division, citing a tiresome cut to the lightweight division’s 155-pound cap as the reason for the move. After being called out by several dangerous welterweights – such as the rising Colby Covington – Dos Anjos was...

Apr 18, 2017 5:47 am

UFC releases undefeated welterweight prospect after domestic violence arrest

Back in October of 2016, UFC welterweight Michael Graves was pulled from a scheduled bout with Sergio Moraes and suspended by the UFC. His suspension stemmed from the news that he had been involved in a domestic dispute with his fiancee, during which he had allegedly punched and elbowed her in the face. At the time,...

Apr 17, 2017 7:36 pm

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214 Earlier tonight UFC president Dana White went on Sports Center where he announced that if Jon Jones is ready, the promotion is willing to give him an immediate title shot against current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Apr 17, 2017 6:47 pm

Dana White offers Jon Jones a fight for UFC 214 on July 29

Dana White offers Jon Jones a fight for UFC 214 on July 29 Breaking news from UFC President Dana White. The brash UFC boss took to Sports Center where he announced that “if Jon Jones is ready” we will finally see him rematch current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 on July...

Apr 17, 2017 4:46 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains why UFC on FOX 24 didn’t draw big numbers

Demetrious Johnson explains why UFC on FOX 24 didn’t draw big numbers UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson successfully defended his strap for the tenth time at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 24 event submitting Wilson Reis in the third-round of their main event fight. With the victory, “Mighty Mouse” tied former middleweight champion Anderson Silva...

Apr 17, 2017 1:23 pm

Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley rumor for UFC 213 shutdown

Earlier today UFC welterweight champion of the world Tyron Woodley took to Instagram where he announced that he had started his training camp for a July return to the octagon. #TRAININGCAMP Starts #Today The next time I set foot in the #Octagon it will be 4 Title Fights in 12months. Starting with the Spirit, Mind,...

Apr 17, 2017 12:27 pm

Cub Swanson gives his take on whether Artem Lobov actually belongs in the UFC

This weekend, in the main event of UFC Nashville, featherweight contender Cub Swanson will take on Russian-born Irishman Artem Lobov. Given that Swanson currently sits inside the featherweight top-5, and Lobov sits outside the top-15 with an undeniably unimpressive 13-12-1 overall record, the announcement of this fight caused more than a few head scratches. Yet...

Apr 17, 2017 9:44 am

UFC on Fox 24 Medical Suspensions: Only 4 fighters receive suspensions

Last weekend, the UFC touched down in Kansas City, Missouri, with UFC on Fox 24. The card was an epic one, crammed to the edges with emphatic finishes. In the main event, we saw flyweight champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson piece challenger Wilson Reis up to a third-round armbar win. With this win, he tied...

Apr 16, 2017 5:55 pm

Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion this year

Yair Rodriguez is not like other fighters and vows to become a UFC champion this year Surging UFC featherweight contender Yair Rodriguez will take on former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar on the main card of next month’s stacked UFC 211 pay-per-view card in Dallas, Texas. The 24-year-old phenom recently sat down with BJPENN.com’s Chris...

Apr 16, 2017 12:21 pm

UFC on FOX 24 Reebok Payouts: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson leads the way

UFC on FOX 24 Reebok Payouts: Flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson leads the way Last night’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City delivered with a numbers of exciting fights and some stellar finishes. The event was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis....

Apr 16, 2017 12:04 pm

Johnson vs. Reis draws worst overnight numbers in UFC on FOX history

Johnson vs. Reis draws worst overnight numbers in UFC on FOX history Last night’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City showcased a bunch of exciting fights and included UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson attempting to tie Anderson Silva for the most title defenses in promotional history with ten. Despite that, the seemingly attractive...

Apr 16, 2017 8:29 am

Rose Namajunas plans to capture UFC strawweight title before the end of the year

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC on Fox 24, strawweight star Rose Namajunas dominated the dangerous Michelle Waterson to a second-round submission win, establishing herself as the division’s top contender as she did. Having done so, she can now probably look forward to a fight with the winner of UFC 211’s Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Apr 16, 2017 6:58 am

VIDEO | UFC veteran Daron Cruickshank gets brutally face-plant KO’d in Rizin FF ring

Though UFC on Fox 24, which was highlighted by emphatic wins from Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, Rose Namajunas and Robert Whittaker, dominated the attention of MMA fans on Saturday night, it was not the only major MMA show on the calendar. Shortly after the UFC on Fox action wore down in Kansas City, Missouri, Nobuyuki...

Apr 15, 2017 10:08 pm

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City

VIDEO | Dana White recaps UFC on FOX 24 in Kansas City UFC president Dana White discusses the results from tonight’s exciting UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The event, UFC on FOX 24, was headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring current champion Demetrious Johnson taking on surging division contender Wilson Reis....

Apr 15, 2017 7:14 pm

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Demetrious Johnson defeats Wilson Reis (Highlights)

UFC on FOX 24 Results: Demetrious Johnson vs. Wilson Reis A flyweight title fight between champion Demetrious Johnson and challenger Wilson Reis served as the main event of tonight’s UFC on FOX 24 fight card in Kansas City. Round one begins and Johnson starts things off with an inside leg kick. He goes to the...