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Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

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...

Jun 16, 2016 8:10 am

UFC sale reportedly for entire ownership of company

The news of the potential sale of the UFC picked up once again earlier this week as it was announced that the sale was “definitely progressing” with no terms being given. Now, according to Dave Meltzer the bidding for the promotion is going to end above $4 billion and would see a complete transfer of...

Apr 28, 2016 1:09 pm

Report: Diego Brandao faces consequences from UFC for felony charges

UFC featherweight Diego Brandao has found himself in a world of trouble after an alleged incident in Albuquerque, New Mexico that resulted in his arrest. “The Ultimate Fighter 14” winner was arrested on April 14th after an incident outside of a strip club. Brandao allegedly pointed a gun at several people and pistol whipped an...


Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 20, 2016 10:55 pm

Benson Henderson sounds off on Conor McGregor-UFC situation

While UFC President Dana White may have stated that there is no rift between Conor McGregor and the UFC, there is no doubt that there appears to be tension between the UFC brass and McGregor. Ahead of the biggest event in UFC history, McGregor refused to fulfill his media obligations for UFC 200, leading the...

Feb 23, 2016 10:19 am

MMA world reacts to Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of UFC 196

Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As can be expected with less than 2 weeks before fight night, the UFC began to scramble to find a replacement opponent for McGregor....

Jan 13, 2016 5:28 pm

Mickey Gall gets fight with CM Punk with win at UFC 196

We’re getting closer and closer to an official date and opponent for CM Punk’s first UFC fight. On the last episode of UFC President Dana White’s ‘Looking For A Fight’ series, he discovered Mickey Gall, who was chomping at the bit to fight Punk. Now, during an appearance on ‘Off The Record’ White revealed that...

Dec 15, 2015 8:22 am

WATCH! Frank Fertitta slams down UFC championship belt after McGregor’s win

Interesting reaction from Frank Fertitta after the KO. Slams down the UFC belt. pic.twitter.com/btjwFxcuzI — Jeremy Botter (@jeremybotter) December 13, 2015 This video is sure to raise some questions. We’ve seen the reactions from both Aldo and McGregor’s corners, as well as from several other UFC fighters, when Jose Aldo was knocked out Cold by...

Nov 26, 2015 9:30 am

PHOTOS | Hilarious UFC meme gallery

The MMA community is extremely creative when it comes to making memes. With that being said, we decided to compile some of the funniest ones into one convenient gallery for your viewing pleasure.

Oct 29, 2015 8:37 am

Pearson vs. Trinaldo booked for ‘UFC FN: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’

‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz’ has picked up an exciting lightweight matchup between Ross ‘The Real Deal’ Pearson and Francisco ‘Massaranduba’ Trinaldo according to The Sun. Pearson has alternated between wins and losses since June of 2014. In his most recent fight Pearson was awarded a split decision win over Paul Felder at UFC...

Oct 22, 2015 10:38 am

Officials announce new date for Bellator 147

Officials announced today that the initial Dec. 11 date for Bellator 147 has been changed to take place a week earlier, on Dec. 4, according to MMA Junkie. Fighters already scheduled on the card include lightweights in former Strikeforce champion/UFC vet Josh Thomson (21-8 MMA, 1-0 BMMA) vs. Pablo Villaseca (10-1 MMA, 0-1 BMMA) as...

Oct 20, 2015 7:34 am

22 Fighters Removed From UFC Roster

Reports of a potential UFC ‘roster purge’ have been swirling around in recent weeks. Now according to @UFCFIGHTERSiNFO, which automatically scrubs the UFC’s active roster list on their website, revealed that 21 fighters have been removed from the UFC’s roster. The full list is below. [Deleted] Ivan Jorge (Light) [Deleted] Francisco Trevino (Light) [Deleted] Pawel Pawlak (Welter) https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2...

Oct 3, 2015 2:16 pm

Weekly UFC Octagon Girl Instagram Roundup –– You’re Welcome!

Before UFC 192 goes down tonight check out what the UFC octagon girls have been up to this past week. Some were in Japan, others on the breach and there’s a gourd of the in Houston, TX right now for the big fight card featuring the main event title fight between Daniel Cormier and Alexander...

Sep 15, 2015 11:13 am

UFC President Dana White Reacts To Nick Diaz’s Five Year Suspension

We have yet to hear a comment from the UFC regarding Monday’s NSAC hearing, where Nick Diaz was suspended for five years and fined $165,000 for his failed drug test. We’ve already heard from just about every fighter out there, with social media blowing up with #FreeNickDiaz shortly after the news came out. There’s no...

Sep 13, 2015 7:53 am

UFC Fighters react to Mayweather’s decision win over Berto

Floyd Mayweather’s style of fighting is far from popular, to say the least. Fans from around the world watched on as “Money” secured the last decision win of his career on Saturday night when he decimated Andre Berto in Las Vegas, Nevada. Mayweather’s fight style may be ideal for him, but fans who were itching...

Aug 21, 2015 3:12 pm

UFC Fighters React To Holly Holm Getting Title Shot Instead Of Miesha Tate

Early, very early, this morning it was announced that undefeated UFC bantamweight Holly Holm would be fighting champion Ronda Rousey at UFC 195. Sounds pretty good right, another undefeated vs. undefeated story line to run with….but what happened to Miesha Tate? After Tate’s win over Jessica Eye, which was set up as a potential number...

Aug 20, 2015 5:45 pm

Dustin Poirier Latest UFC Fighter To Get Randomly Drug Tested By USADA

The UFC and the United States Anti Doping Agency (USADA) aren’t playing around. Several fighters have come forward, sharing that they’ve been randomly tested in the wake of the new drug policy. The most recent? UFC lightweight Dustin Poirier. The fighter took to Twitter to share that USADA showed up at his gym in the...

Aug 18, 2015 1:47 pm

Boxing Legend Shane Mosley Embarrassed By UFC’s Stance On Women

  Now it looks like the achievements of UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey are going to be causing change in the boxing world, or at least that’s the thought behind this recent decision from boxing legend Shane Mosley. Mosley recently announced, via a press release, that he will be adding a women’s boxing bout to...

Aug 12, 2015 3:42 am

UFC’s Paddy Holohan Completely Destroys ‘Racist’ Internet Troll

Ireland’s Paddy Holohan recently took to the wonderful world of Twitter and shut down a troll who made a pretty bold statement about Holohan and potatoes. The troll, who shall not be named, sent out a random tweet about how bad Holohan sucks and how he should just stick to ‘picking potatoes.’ Yeah, the Irishmen...

Aug 3, 2015 2:00 am

Naked and Afraid for 21 Days? Count UFC’s Jessica Eye in!

Jessica Eye may not be fighting for the UFC Bantamweight Championship like she had hoped, but she may be fighting for her life on the Discovery channel in the near future! “Naked and Afraid” is a documentary series which airs on Discovery that pits two individuals in the middle of nowhere for twenty-one days. They...

Aug 2, 2015 9:13 am

Celebrities Congratulate Ronda Rousey on her “UFC 190” Win

Celebrities and athletes from around the world blew Twitter up after they watched Ronda Rousey send Bethe Correia crashing to the mat face-first at “UFC 190”. Everybody from Will Smith to Lil Wayne took to social media to congratulate the UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion! The female version of #miketyson @RondaRousey @ufc @#UFC190 #UFCRio — Will...

Jul 30, 2015 6:49 am

Ruslan Magomedov vs. Shawn Jordan set for UFC 192

A heavyweight bout between Ruslan Magomedov and Shawn Jordan is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today via the Houston Chronicle. Shawn Jordan (18-6 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to four in a row when he squares off with Magomedov in Texas....

Jul 28, 2015 6:04 pm

Bethe Correia Moves Up In UFC Rankings Ahead Of UFC 190

  Somehow, UFC bantamweight Bethe Correia has moved up on the official UFC rankings. In fact she jumped two spaces, going from 7th to 5th. Interesting considering she hasn’t fought in almost a full year. Of course, it does look better if Ronda Rousey is fighting a top 5 opponent. The two will square off...

Jul 26, 2015 12:22 pm

“UFC on FOX 16” Pulls In Major Overnight Ratings

It looks like the lighter-weight fighters are a draw, after all. TJ Dillashaw’s second defense of his UFC Bantamweight Championship against Renan Barao was watched by 2.29 million people, according to TV By the Numbers Overnight ratings are not official, but the official ratings should be revealed later on this week. Dave Meltzer noted that...

Jul 26, 2015 7:21 am

UFC Fighters React to Miesha Tate’s Decision Win Over Jessica Eye

Miesha Tate proved the bookies right when she walked out of the octagon with her hands raised after her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye. Tate put on a fantastic performance, but Eye let her hands fly and connected several times. Both women could have dropped each other at any given point, but neither gave up...