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Feb 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bec Pokes Fun At Reebok Following Recent Signings

  Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, and Anthony Pettis have all inked individual endorsement deals with the UFC’s new clothing sponsor Reebok. And in came Paige VanZant. VanZant, a one-fight UFC veteran, who’s made a lasting impression on the industry, was also signed to an individual deal with Reebok, and her peers don’t like...

Feb 8, 2015 7:55 am

Woodley: ‘If You Have A Problem With CM Punk, You Have A Problem With Me’

Since news broke that former WWE champion CM Punk signed with the UFC, many people were quick to criticize CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks, for his decision to step into the Octagon. Following the announcement, Brooks took his experience to Milwaukee Wisconsin, where he began training under Duke Roufus at Roufusport gym alongside Anthony...

Feb 5, 2015 11:47 am

Weidman: ‘Putting up an interim belt “kind of stupid”‘

“You know, I thought it was kind of stupid. I’m just like, hang on, Anthony Pettis was out for a year. Johny Hendricks was out for like nine months. Cain Velasquez, they just did an interim title, he was out for how long? A year and a half? So I’ve been out for six months,...

Jan 26, 2015 5:01 am

Gustafsson vs. Johnson Does Highest UFC on FOX Numbers In Two Years

This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson went to war in Stockholm. The bout saw Gustafsson KO’d in the first round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ had been stopped by strikes in his career. Overnight ratings from TVbythenumbers show 2.82 million viewers tuning in to see the scrap, however that is just...


Jan 21, 2015 10:59 am

Cerrone, Khabib Agree To May Bout

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Khabib Nurmagomedov have agreed to fight at UFC 187. All they have to do is get the UFC on board. Hey man @Cowboycerrone,I heard you want time to rest,what about UFC 187,May23,Vegas.lets do [email protected] @danawhite @lorenzofertitta #UFCcontender — khabib nurmagomedov (@TeamKhabib) January 20, 2015 [email protected]: Hey man Cowboy,I heard you want...

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 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

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 4:01 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC...

Jan 12, 2015 9:44 pm

Cejudo vs. Cariaso Targeted For UFC 185

A flyweight bout between Olympian Henry Cejudo, and Chris Cariaso is being targeted for UFC 185. Following his successful UFC debut over Dustin Kimura, Henry Cejudo pleaded with UFC President Dana White to allow him to drop back down to flyweight. Despite saying Cejudo would never be allowed to fight at flyweight in the UFC...

Jan 11, 2015 12:19 pm

TWITTER BEEF: Khabib Nurmagomedov And Ben Askren Verbally Spar On Twitter

Khabib Nurmagomedov has continued his verbal onslaught against UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earlier today (See that HERE). Now however, Ben Askren has jumped in to defend his Roufusport teammate, which led to Nurmagomedov posting a meme of what he thinks Askren would look like if he makes his UFC debut. @TeamKhabib @mauroranallo @Showtimepettis @ufc...

Jan 7, 2015 6:10 am

Alistair Overeem vs. Roy Nelson set for UFC 185 in Dallas

A heavyweight clash featuring two of the divisions hardest hitters will take place at UFC 185 this March. UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce heavyweight title holder Alistair Overeem (38-14 MMA) has agreed to meet Roy Nelson (20-10 MMA) at the event. Roy “Big Country” Nelson was last seen in action in the headlining...

Jan 7, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 1/5/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss if Jon Jones is the greatest of all time, the biggest jump in the flyweight division, and the announced UFC 185 headlining fight between Anthony...

Jan 5, 2015 2:59 pm

Askren: Dana White is telling blatant lies about me

It is no secret that current ONE FC Welterweight Champion Ben Askren and UFC President Dana White don’t exactly see eye to eye. The pair have verbally sparred back-and-forth on many different topics, most recently the UFC’s signing of former WWE star CM Punk. Askren’s criticism of the UFC’s new hire prompted Dana White to...

Jan 5, 2015 9:04 am

Roufus: Askren “Stoked” To Work With CM Punk

When news of CM Punk being signed to the UFC broke, ONE FC champion Ben Askren was one of the first fighters to offer a reaction to the signing. @ufc sign a fake wrestler, but not an Olympian who is the best WW in the world. Amateur move. — Ben Askren (@Benaskren) December 7, 2014...

Jan 5, 2015 8:44 am

Joe Rogan: ‘CM Punk Needs A Year Of Training Before Making UFC Debut’

Martial arts expert, and longtime UFC commentator Joe Rogan is never one to shy away from giving his honest opinion, and he did just that when discussing the future fighting career of CM Punk, also known as Phil Brooks. Brooks, who has never competed in an amateur or professional MMA bout, will be making his...

Jan 5, 2015 5:05 am

Duke Roufus: ‘CM Punk Will Surprise Some People’

It was announced that famed trainer Duke Roufus will be training CM Punk for his UFC debut. At Roufusport, CM Punk will be training alongside Anthony Pettis, Sergio Pettis, Ben Askren, and more. Despite the criticism CM Punk has received since his signing, Duke Roufus thinks CM Punk will surprise some people. He spoke to...

Jan 1, 2015 11:14 am

Training CM Punk For UFC Debut An “Exciting Challenge” For Roufus

“I am excited to work with him. There are a bunch naysayers out there. I love it. I’d been saying for years in the WEC that Anthony Pettis was going to be something special. Well look at him now. He just submitted two guys [Benson Henderson and Gilbert Melendez] that hadn’t been submitted before. “I’m...

Dec 29, 2014 9:52 am

UFC Fighters Predict Jones vs. Cormier

This Saturday, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier will finally meet in the Octagon. Ahead of the bout, there has been much talk of whether or not ‘DC’ is Jones greatest test in the Octagon. Recently, we heard from some of the UFC’s biggest stars on who they think will win the bout, and their answers...

Dec 29, 2014 5:04 am

REPORT | CM Punk Training At Roufusport For UFC Debut

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, there has been much talk of where the former WWE champion will be training for his UFC debut. Allegedly, CM Punk will be training at Roufusport in Milwaukee for his UFC debut, the same gym UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis trains at. FrontRowBrian broke the story....

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 16, 2014 1:26 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Ronda Rousey & Jon Jones

Reebok today announced partnerships with two of the top Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes in the world, UFC World Champions Jon Jones and Ronda Rousey. The signings of Jones and Rousey follow the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, taking the global fitness brand’s commitment to...

Dec 13, 2014 9:48 pm

Dana White announces Rafael Dos Anjos as #1 contender at lightweight

Following an impressive performance by Rafael Dos Anjos in the co-main event at UFC on FOX 13 against Nate Diaz, UFC President Dana White announced that RDA would be the next person to challenge Anthony Pettis for the lightweight belt, and not Khabib Nurmagomedov, as many expected.

Dec 10, 2014 10:53 am

MMA’s Top Managers Discuss UFC’s Reebok Deal

Several of MMA’s top managers have growing concerns for the UFC’s new uniform policy, that will eventually lead to the elimination of in-cage sponsors for fighters. MMAFighting.com‘s Marc Ramimondi had six leading managers weigh-in on the topic. Check it:   Malki Kawa (pictured), First Round Management, (Jon Jones, Benson Henderson) “Until we see the actual...

Dec 8, 2014 7:28 pm

Gracie Breakdown of UFC 181

Following a submission-packed night of fights at UFC 181, including the first ever two bulldog choke event, and Gilbert Melendez being submitted by Anthony Pettis, Rener Gracie as well as personal trainer and Gracie JiuJitsu brown belt Mike Saffaie broke down the chokes.

Dec 8, 2014 2:52 pm

Robbie Lawler tops UFC 181 payroll with $220,000

The UFC 181 payroll is in, and unsurprisingly Robbie Lawler, who left the evening as the champion, was the highest paid fighter on the card, followed by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, who were both tied with $200,000. MMAJunkie obtained the payroll from the NSAC. The list is as follows: * indicates $50,000 ‘Performance of...

Dec 7, 2014 9:08 am

UFC 181 draws live gate of nearly $2.5 million

Last night UFC 181 went down from the Mandalay Bay Events Center, where fight fans witnessed a stacked night of fights, topped off by Anthony Pettis’ submission win over Gilbert Melendez, and Robbie Lawler’s split decision win over Johny Hendricks to win the welterweight championship. At the post-fight press conference, it was disclosed that the...

Dec 6, 2014 2:31 pm

UFC 181 Official Live Results Thread

If you’re unable to watch UFC 181, BJPENN.com has you covered! Check out the live results for the event below! Main Card (PPV – 7 p.m. PT) Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler Anthony Pettis def. Gilbert Melendez by way of Submission (Mounted Guillotine) 1:53 of Round 2 Travis Browne def. Brendan Schaub by way of...