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Apr 16, 2015 2:01 am

HE’S BACK! Cro Cop Cracks the Top 15!

Who would have thought that Mirko Cro Cop would be making his triumphant and successful return to the octagon at 40 years of age in 2015? With his recent victory over Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC Fight Night 64, Mirko Cro Cop has officially debuted on the UFC’s official heavyweight rankings! Upon further analyzation of the...

Apr 9, 2015 6:48 am

Frank Mir vs. Todd Duffee Booked As July Main Event

A heavyweight battle will headline July’s ‘UFC Fight Night 72’ event in San Diego, as UFC officials recently announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir (17-9 MMA) will take on dangerous knockout artist Todd Duffee (9-2 MMA) in the card’s main event slot. Frank Mir recently snapped a four-fight losing skid by knocking out...

Mar 22, 2015 12:27 am

Shogun vs. Lil’ Nog Official For UFC 190

It’s official: Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and “Lil Nog” Antonio Rogerio Nogueira will meet in the octagon at UFC 190 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. UFC has announced the second fight for UFC 190 and it will be a rematch between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and “Lil Nog” Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. This will not be the first...

Mar 22, 2015 12:14 am

White On Maia: I’d Like To See Him Take More Risks

Dana White has said this about Alistair Overeem, and he feels the same way about welterweight Demian Maia: Maia has to take more risks inside the octagon. “Maia did what he does. He has unbelievable jiu-jitsu. It wasn’t the most exciting fight you’ll ever see. My only disappointment with Demian was he didn’t take enough...


Mar 17, 2015 11:42 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC 185 Edition

The Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation has revealed its list of UFC suspended fighters, following last Saturday’s UFC 185 event in Dallas. All combatants will be forced to serve out the minimum term for precautionary reasons, however five men were suspended indefinitely, and will require medical clearance to resume training. UFC 185 took place...

Mar 14, 2015 3:35 pm

‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Results & Stream

UFC 185 is live from Dallas, Texas! Tonight’s stacked card is headlined by UFC Lightweight Champion Anthony Pettis as he defends his title against Rafael dos Anjos. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results! RESULTS: Main card (PPV at 10 PM ET) Rafael dos Anjos def. Anthony Pettis by way of Unanimous...

Mar 13, 2015 2:53 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Edition

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed our live broadcast of the event, here’s a gallery of staredowns. Sergio Pettis v Ryan Benoit Ross Pearson v Sam Stout Henry Cejudo v Chris Cariaso Roy Nelson v...

Mar 13, 2015 2:33 pm

UFC 185: Pettis vs. Dos Anjos’ Weigh-in Results — 1 Misses Weight

Earlier today from the Kay Bailey Hutchison Convention Center in Dallas, the UFC 185 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. One fighter missed the mark, but it wasn’t Henry Cejudo (pictured). UFC lightweight Daron Cruickshank is the only fighter who missed the mark. He has two-hours to hit the required mark. UFC...

Mar 13, 2015 6:10 am

UFC 185: Game On with Roy Nelson

Roy “Big Country” Nelson sits down to talk with Megan Olivi about his upcoming opponent, Alistair Overeem, his training, and what he does outside of the Octagon. Watch Nelson take on Overeem during the main card at UFC 185 in Dallas, Texas.

Mar 13, 2015 6:00 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 185 Edition

UFC 185 goes down this Saturday night live from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a lightweight title fight featuring current champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis taking on number one contender Rafael dos Anjos. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor recently sat down with former UFC and PRIDE veteran Phil “NYBA” Baroni...

Mar 12, 2015 10:43 am

UFC 185 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 185 Embedded, Powered by Alienware, the stars of the card converge in Dallas. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis lands but is missing a bag, while Roy Nelson brings one that’s unmistakably his. Also on site: welterweight Johny Hendricks nimbly parks his big rig; strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk books her first title defense...

Feb 27, 2015 8:59 am

Take your child to work day at Jacksons MMA

Jackson-Winkeljohn Teammates Alistair Overeem, and John Dodson posed together for a picture, and given the height difference between these two men, an Instagram user decided to have some fun with the picture. RP – me and my son @johndodsonmma training at @jacksonsmma A photo posted by Alistair Overeem (@alistairovereem) on Feb 25, 2015 at 4:01pm...

Feb 22, 2015 8:03 am

Bigfoot Plans To Dedicate Win Over Mir To Big Nog

As Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva gears up to fight Frank Mir tonight in Porto Alegre, Brazil, he hopes to dedicate a win to Big Nog. Bigfoot hasn’t fought since September of 2014, when he was KO’d by Andrei Arlovski. Mir on the other hand hasn’t fought since February 1st of 2014, when he lost a unanimous...

Feb 20, 2015 9:23 am

Finalized! March’s UFC 185 Fight Card Is Set

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis will put his belt on the line next month in Dallas, when he faces off with number one contender Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185. In addition to the highly anticipated lightweight fight, UFC 185 will also feature a strawweight title fight between champion Carla Esparza and challenger Joanna Jedrzejczyk....

Feb 13, 2015 11:51 am

Schaub: “There’s no reason not to take steroids”

  “Listen, I would love to hear an argument for why I shouldn’t do steroids. Give me one. Let’s say I take steroids and test positive. Say I’m a young kid [getting to the UFC] and I ask my dad, ‘Dad, why shouldn’t I take steroids?’ Can I say, ‘Well, you’ll never be world champ.’...

Feb 8, 2015 8:53 am

Ben Rothwell Calls For Fight Against JDS, Stipe, or Arlovski

Ben Rothwell is currently riding a 2-fight win streak, with wins over Brandon Vera, and most recently Alistair Overeem at the end of 2014. Rothwell is looking to build upon the 2 wins and continue winning as he looks for a win over a top ranked heavyweight to crack the top 10. He spoke to...

Jan 20, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Returns To Dallas With Two Title Fights

Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title...

Jan 14, 2015 8:09 pm

Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view...

Jan 14, 2015 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis Moves To Flyweight, Faces Benoit At UFC 185

Sergio Pettis is returning to the 125 pound weight-class after going 3-1 as a UFC bantamweight. The younger brother of the UFC lightweight champion will face Ryan Benoit at UFC 185. UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday. Sergio once fought as a flyweight outside the UFC, so the move is not entirely unexpected. With...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 22, 2014 8:31 am

Bas Rutten To CM Punk: ‘Forget America, Go Train In Holland’

With the recent signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, many fighters, both current and former, have been sounding off on the controversial signing. Legendary MMA fighter, and MMA personality Bas Rutten is now giving his thoughts on the signing, with a very interesting suggestion to the former WWE champion. “This guy with his with...

Dec 13, 2014 11:49 am

“UFC on FOX 13: Dos Santos vs. Miocic” Live Results Thread

BJPENN.COM will be providing live, and official results from tonight’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. If you can’t make the broadcast, or are just looking to get quickly caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) Junior Dos Santos def. Stipe Miocic by way of...

Dec 12, 2014 8:05 pm

TUF 20 Finale Results: Oliveira Outworks Stephens and Earns Decision Win

Charles Oliveira’s work on the ground is top-notch. Oliveira locked in an armbar in the opening seconds of the round and it looked like Stephens was doomed. Stephens showed great resiliency and patience as he waited for Oliveira’s grip to loosen up. He eventually made it back to his feet after two minutes of almost...

Dec 7, 2014 6:34 pm

REPLAY! ‘UFC Road to the Octagon: UFC on FOX 13’

To get ready for UFC on FOX 13 this Saturday live from Phoenix, which features a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic, check out this full-length ‘UFC Road to the Octagon’ episode. In the co-main event, Nate Diaz will return to the Octagon as he looks to defeat Rafael Dos Anjos. Also...

Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...