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Mar 2, 2017 6:56 am

Yoel Romero reacts to Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre booking

Earlier this month, we learned that former welterweight champion and bona fide MMA legend Georges St-Pierre had ironed out his differences with the UFC and agreed to the terms of a new contract. Yesterday, we learned that the first fight of his anticipated comeback will pit him against middleweight champion Michael Bisping, at a to-be-determined...

Mar 2, 2017 5:51 am

UFC 209’s Andre Soukhamthath updates on the Blackzilians: The team kind of split

This weekend, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is stacked to the rim with top UFC talent, featuring names like Tyron Woodley, Stephen Thompson, Khabib Nurmagomedov, Tony Ferguson, Alistair Overeem and Mark Hunt. Long before any of these established superstars step into the cage, however, Rhode Island’s Andre...

Mar 2, 2017 5:37 am

Eddie Bravo on UFC 209 co-main event: don’t be surprised if Khabib can’t take Tony down

This weekend, 10th Planet Jiu-Jitsu founder Eddie Bravo will watch one of his star pupils vie for UFC gold. That pupil is Tony Ferguson, who battles Dagestan’s Khabib Nurmagomedov for the interim lightweight title in the co-main event of Saturday night’s UFC 209. As one of Ferguson’s coaches and cornermen, Bravo’s allegiance heading into this...

Mar 1, 2017 3:02 pm

Dana White responds to Tyron Woodley calling him a “drama queen”

Recently, UFC President Dana White and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley have continued to trade verbal blows in various interviews following controversial comments made by Woodley in regards to how he feels his race plays a role in popularity in MMA. Dana White wasn’t too pleased with Woodley’s comments, which resulted in the UFC President...

Mar 1, 2017 1:32 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 22 // Andre Soukhamthath | Eddie Bravo

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with two guests involved in another awesome weekend of combat sports! 8:05PM ET- Kicking off tonights show we are joined by “The Asian Sensation,” Andre Soukhamthath – @AndreSoukMMA. Following back-to-back flying knee KO’s in CES MMA, both of which were arguably the best finishes from 2016 for AXS...

Mar 1, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | UFC 209 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

UFC 209 takes place this Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada as two championship bouts are set to take place at the top of an exciting fight card. In the main event of the evening, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks to defend his belt in his rematch against Stephen Thompson with their first competition ending...

Mar 1, 2017 12:41 pm

Odds released for Michael Bisping vs. Georges St-Pierre

On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on TSN that Michael Bisping will defend his belt against former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre. It will be St-Pierre’s first fight in the UFC since stepping away from the sport in 2013 and will be the first fight for the former champion outside of the UFC 170-pound...

Mar 1, 2017 11:43 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov gives prediction for UFC 209

This Saturday in Las Vegas, undefeated Dagestani superstar Khabib Nurmagomedov will look to extend his undefeated streak and capture the interim UFC lightweight championship when he steps into the Octagon with streaking lightweight Tony Ferguson for a highly anticipated showdown. Ahead of the fight, the pair have traded quite a bit of trash talk back...

Mar 1, 2017 11:12 am

Dana White on Misha Cirkunov: ‘We got a deal done’

Many fans were blown away when Dana White announced that light heavyweight prospect Misha Cirkunov was let go by the UFC. With a 13-2 professional record and going 4-0 in the UFC with all of his UFC wins being finishes, fans were left scratching their head on how the promotion could let go of such...

Mar 1, 2017 10:54 am

Chael Sonnen fires back at John McCarthy

Former UFC title challenger turned Bellator MMA fighter Chael Sonnen recently made quite the controversial claim when he stated that Tito Ortiz actually verbally submitted in their Bellator 170 main event scrap. “The score is one-one between Tito and I and you always go into a rubber match. Everyone knows that. The only reason I...

Mar 1, 2017 10:28 am

UFC files to have Mark Hunt’s lawsuit thrown out in court

The UFC is looking to have Mark Hunt’s lawsuit against the company and UFC President Dana White thrown out in court. Following the announcement of Brock Lesnar’s failed USADA drug test, Hunt made it known that he wanted to be compensated for fighting another cheating opponent in his UFC career. Hunt first asked for half...

Mar 1, 2017 9:35 am

VIDEO | Watch the top-8 finishes from UFC 209 fighters

On Saturday night, the UFC will return to the combat sports mecca of Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is packed to the edges with talented fighters. In the main event, we’ll see fearsome welterweight champion Tyron Woodley take on dangerous challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a rematch of their thrilling majority draw,...

Mar 1, 2017 9:27 am

Breaking! Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping official

He’s back!!! Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre will return to the Octagon to fight Michael Bisping in 2017 according to UFC President Dana White, who broke the news on ESPN. While White announced that the fight would be taking place in 2017, he also revealed that that fight had not been set for an...

Mar 1, 2017 9:20 am

Floyd Mayweather’s house burglarized

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that undefeated prizefighter Floyd Mayweather’s house was targeted in Las Vegas while the iconic boxer was off in California celebrating his 40th birthday. According to TMZ, the burglars escaped with quite a few expensive purses and an expensive watch which totaled around $150,000. Unfortunately, details at the present time are...

Mar 1, 2017 8:33 am

Tyron Woodley thinks Georges St-Pierre is avoiding him

Georges St-Pierre is the greatest welterweight in MMA history, and after a long hiatus from the sport, he’s ready to return to the Octagon. In a somewhat surprising twist, however, we’ve learned that St-Pierre isn’t particularly interested in attempting to reclaim the welterweight title, which will be up for grabs when champ Tyron Woodley and...

Mar 1, 2017 7:39 am

Diego Sanchez explains choice to change nickname to “Lionheart”

Diego Sanchez, who is one of the most experienced veterans in the UFC today, has typically fought under the nickname “The Nightmare.” Apparently, however, that is no longer the case. Several days ago, The Ultimate Fighter season one veteran took to Instagram to announce that he was changing his nickname from The Nightmare to “Lionheart.” THE...

Mar 1, 2017 6:45 am

UFC 209 isn’t sold out, and BJJ star Dillon Danis knows why

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena with UFC 209. The card is an undeniably stacked one. In the main event, we’ll see UFC welterweight king Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley take on challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a rematch of their thrilling November draw. In the co-main event, we’ll be treated...

Mar 1, 2017 5:56 am

Jorge Masvidal has a message for Dana White following UFC 211 booking

When Jorge Masvidal stepped onto the canvas with Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in January, he was counted out by a good portion of the fight game. Cowboy, after all, had scored violent finishes in his first four fights as a welterweight, and had a good deal of momentum on his side as a result. In the...

Feb 28, 2017 3:28 pm

Demian Maia vs. Jorge Masvidal set for UFC 211

News broke Tuesday afternoon at Jorge Masvidal vs. Demian Maia would be taking place at UFC 211 in May. The news came after a period of uncertainty following reports earlier in the week that Masvidal and Maia would be fighting in Nashville in April according to MMAJunkie. No word on whether the fight will take...

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 28, 2017 1:09 pm

VIDEO | Quinton Rampage Jackson: Travis Browne ripped me off and kept my money

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson didn’t watch the UFC Fight Night 105 broadcast but says he did manage to catch the highlights on social media. In the main event of the night, Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne fought in a heavyweight matchup. Lewis was able to get past Browne’s offensive attacks in the first round and came...

Feb 28, 2017 11:23 am

Artem Lobov predicts knockout win over Cub Swanson

On April 22, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, unranked featherweight Artem Lobov will take on the division’s fourth ranked fighter in Cub Swanson. Given their starkly different stations in the featherweight division not many people seem to give Lobov, who trains alongside Conor McGregor at SBG Ireland, much...

Feb 28, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | UFC 209 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1 & 2

UFC 209 takes place this weekend on March 4 and the UFC is bringing you updated behind the scenes looks from the featured fighters on the card with the Embedded series. In the main event of the evening, UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley looks to make a statement in his rematch against Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson...

Feb 28, 2017 10:07 am

VIDEO | Fighter picks up incredible imanari roll to heel hook submission win

When your student @jonaquiroz135 hits that sick imanari roll to a heel hook in an Mma fight! #heelhook #imanariroll #leglock #bjj #jiujitsu #mma #submissionofthenight #submissionoftheyear #cmma A post shared by Chad George (@chadsavagegeorge) on Feb 28, 2017 at 8:34am PST During the ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ main event scrap between Rory MacDonald and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’...

Feb 28, 2017 9:53 am

After months away, Robbie Lawler says he’s “back to work”

Last July, in the main event of UFC 201, Robbie Lawler was knocked out in the very first round of a fight with Tyron Woodley. With this knockout loss, Lawler’s exciting and violent reign as UFC welterweight champion came to a crashing halt. For a moment, it sounded as though the former champion would be...

Feb 28, 2017 9:35 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov doesn’t plan to wait for Conor McGregor after UFC 209

This Saturday, undefeated lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov will step into the Octagon against streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson in a highly anticipated showdown for the interim UFC lightweight title in the co-main event of a stacked card. In addition to the pair finally stepping into the Octagon together after having the fight fall through on several...