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Feb 28, 2017 1:12 pm

Holly Holm’s appeal of UFC 208 loss denied by NYSAC

The inaugural UFC women’s featherweight championship ended with quite a bit of controversy. Germaine de Randamie landed some of the biggest shots of the fight on Holly Holm after the bell rang to signal the end of the round. It happened not once, but twice, coming at the end of rounds 2 and 3. It...

Feb 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ferguson bout is “greatest lightweight fight ever in the UFC”

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In this stacked card’s main event, we’ll see champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson battle for welterweight gold in a rematch of their thrilling November draw. In the evening’s co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani grappling specialist Khabib Nurmagomedov take...

Feb 27, 2017 8:57 am

VIDEO | UFC veteran Matt Riddle trashes Dana White: He is an a**hole

Matt Riddle may not longer call the UFC home, but the former UFC welterweight still has plenty to say about the promotion’s president Dana White. Now a pro wrestling practitioner, Riddle vented his frustration with White in a recent interview with FloSlam. In this interview, Riddle referenced the multiple instances in which he tested positive...

Feb 27, 2017 5:56 am

VIDEO | Dana White: I expect Conor McGregor’s next fight to be in the UFC

In the year 2017, the biggest ongoing story in combat sports surrounds a potential mega fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and semi-retired boxing star Floyd Mayweather Jr. Every week, this potential showdown generates dozens of new headlines, some suggesting its fruition is just a few signatures away, others suggesting it’ll never happen at...


Feb 24, 2017 9:40 am

Joe Rogan: UFC missed Diaz Brothers UFC 209 opportunity

In just over one week, fight fans will tune in to a highly anticipated pay-per view event which will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. In addition, in the co-main event, streaking lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will step into the Octagon to fight for...

Feb 23, 2017 12:04 pm

Georges St-Pierre makes bold prediction ahead of UFC return

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is undoubtably one of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. With a professional record of 25-2 that saw him go undefeated in UFC for over 5 years as he won, and then defended the UFC welterweight championship 9 times in a row before stepping away from the Octagon...

Feb 23, 2017 8:16 am

Cody Garbrandt: I think I broke Dominick Cruz at UFC 207

Late last year, undefeated Team Alpha Male contender Cody Garbrandt stepped onto the canvas with dominant bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In advance of this fight, there were widespread claims that Garbrandt hadn’t yet earned his title shot, but in the end, he silenced his doubters by walloping Cruz to a sound, unanimous decision win. Shortly...

Feb 22, 2017 11:09 am

Duane Ludwig explains why Dominick Cruz looked different at UFC 207

Going into UFC 207, many predicted that Dominick Cruz’ elusiveness, movement, and experience would result in the reigning champion defeating Team Alpha Male prospect Cody ‘No Love’ Garbrandt in their highly anticipated championship fight. Come fight night however, Garbrandt delivered a masterful performance as he repeatedly dropped the champion several times throughout the course of...

Jan 18, 2017 1:32 pm

Johny Hendricks targeted for middleweight debut at UFC Fight Night: Halifax

Former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will be going up in weight to fight in the middleweight division for his next bout. According to a report from Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting, the UFC is working on Johny Hendricks vs. Hector Lombard for UFC Fight Night: Halifax, which is scheduled to take place on February...

Jan 13, 2017 9:44 am

John Kavanagh not impressed with interim title fight at UFC 209

This week, it was announced that top ranked lightweights Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson would be stepping into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 209 on March 4th to compete for the interim UFC lightweight championship. The fight had been in the works for quite some time after UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor...

Jan 3, 2017 12:36 pm

UFC 207 medical suspensions

To close out 2016, the UFC hit Las Vegas one final time for UFC 207. The event was an extremely entertaining one which left fight fans with plenty of memories. From Alex Garcia’s first round KO of Mike Pyle on the preliminary card to Cody Garbrandt’s masterful performance against Dominick Cruz in the co-main event,...

Jan 1, 2017 9:38 am

Hollywood Celebrities react to Ronda Rousey’s Shocking Loss at UFC 207

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey suffered a shocking 48-second TKO loss to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 on Friday night in Las Vegas and it did not take long for Hollywood Celebrities to chime in on the fight. Hey @danawhite im at a bar and watching. The seabreezes are...

Dec 20, 2016 11:23 am

Chael Sonnen: Why Liddell and Hughes lost their UFC jobs, but Griffin kept his

When the UFC was purchased by WME-IMG earlier this year, there followed a wave of controversial layoffs, as everyone from Tom Wright to social media specialist Shanda Maloney lost their jobs. The latest high-profile UFC employees on the chopping block were UFC Hall of Famers Matt Hughes and Chuck Liddell, who were given desk jobs...

Oct 24, 2016 10:45 am

Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer training with Ronda Rousey ahead of UFC 207 return

With Ronda Rousey set to return to the Octagon to face current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes at UFC 207 in December, she is surely ramping up her training regiment. It looks like Rousey has brought in 2016 U.S. Olympic boxer Mikaela Mayer to get some sparring done. Mayer posted a photo with Rousey...

Oct 21, 2016 9:21 am

Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum rematch set for UFC 207

The heavyweight rematch fight fans have been waiting to see was made official this week! Over a year after their initial meeting, where Fabricio Werdum shocked the world as he submitted Cain Velasquez to win the heavyweight championship at UFC 188, the pair will once again meet inside the Octagon. The fight, which was officially...

Sep 30, 2016 8:35 am

The UFC Gets New Celebrity Investors Including Ben Affleck, Tom Brady and The Weeknd

Earlier this year, it was announced that the UFC had been sold for more than $4 billion. The organization was purchased by Hollywood talent agency WME-IMG, who would take the reigns from long-time owners Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta. When news of this massive sale first broke, it was unclear what effect it would have on the company....

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 9, 2016 9:14 am

Cut! Three Fighters Removed from the UFC Roster

Last month, news broke that long-time UFC welterweight contender Rory MacDonald had abandoned the UFC to join the Bellator roster. It should come as no surprise, then, that his fighter profile has been removed from the UFC website. As it turns out, however, two other fighters have also been released from the UFC in the last...

Aug 28, 2016 3:52 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Reebok Fighter Pay: VanZant and 10 others take home $2,500

UFC on FOX 21 took place last night in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event was headlined by a key welterweight fight that saw Demain Maia submit Carlos Condit in the very first-round. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis was successful in his featherweight debut scoring a third-round submission victory over Charles...

Aug 2, 2016 9:58 am

UFC 201 medical suspensions

This past Saturday, fight fans witnessed an action packed night of fights headlined by a welterweight title scrap that saw Tyron Woodley capture the UFC welterweight championship by knocking out Robbie Lawler in just minutes. In the wake of the event, MMAFighting obtained the medical suspensions for the fighters on the event. As always, fighters...

Jul 14, 2016 9:27 am

Chris Weidman rips UFC after news of Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson II

This past weekend, during the post-fight show for the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, UFC President Dana White announced that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping would be defending his belt against Dan Henderson first. While Henderson is ranked #13 on the UFC’s middleweight rankings, he holds a highlight reel knockout win over Bisping. As a...

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...