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Sep 9, 2016 7:56 am

Chael Sonnen weighs-in on CM Punk vs. Mickey Gall

In just over 24 hours, the world will tune in as former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut on the main card of UFC 203 as he fights undefeated Mickey Gall. Ahead of the fight, as more footage has continued to emerge of Punk in training, some of the MMA community...

Sep 8, 2016 12:16 pm

Dana White: “We don’t do gimmick fights. It’s do or die for CM Punk”

CM Punk’s signing with the UFC has been controversial ever since it was announced back at UFC 182, and much of the talk this week has revolved around the former WWE superstar’s Octagon debut this Saturday. UFC President Dana White has been adamant in defending the match-up between Punk and Mickey Gall, the 24-year-old New...

Sep 8, 2016 7:07 am

Doo Ho Choi Promises First-Round KO of Cub Swanson

It takes a special fighter to stand out in the featherweight division, which is home to massive names like Conor McGregor, Jose Aldo, Max Holloway, Frankie Edgar, and Anthony Pettis. Yet with a special blend of crippling power, sniper-like precision, and unassuming looks, that’s precisely what Doo Ho Choi is doing. The 25-year-old South Korean...

Sep 7, 2016 1:48 pm

VIDEO | CM Punk UFC 203 open workout footage

With just days to go until former WWE champion CM Punk makes his highly anticipated MMA debut at UFC 205 against Mickey Gall, the hype surrounding Punk’s debut continues to grow. Leading up to the fight, fans got an inside look at the 37-year-old Chicago native’s journey through ‘The Evolution of Punk’ series on FS1,...


Sep 4, 2016 6:29 pm

Rumor | Conor McGregor will return in November to headline UFC 205 in New York

According to sources close to the UFC, the promotion is targeting featherweight champion Conor McGregor to headline November’s highly anticipated UFC 205 event in New York in a lightweight showdown against current champion Eddie Alvarez for the UFC’s 155-pound title. “Mystic Mac” is coming off a majority decision victory over Nate Diaz, which he scored...

Sep 2, 2016 8:31 am

Don’t expect trash talk between CM Punk & Mickey Gall

We are now just over a week away from UFC 203, where CM Punk will make his highly anticipated UFC debut, as well as his MMA debut against undefeated 2-0 Mickey Gall. Leading up to the fight, the MMA community is divided on whether or not they think Punk will win his fight. While his...

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 27, 2016 12:45 pm

UFC on FOX 21 Results: Maia vs. Condit

UFC on FOX 21: Maia vs. Condit takes place tonight in beautiful Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit taking on former middleweight title challenger Demian Maia. In the evening’s co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will make...

Jul 30, 2016 9:59 pm

MMA community reacts to Tyron Woodley’s KO of Robbie Lawler

In the main event of UFC 201, Tyron Woodley showed the world why his nickname is ‘The Chosen One’. The 34-year old Missouri native shocked the world as he stopped Robbie Lawler just minutes into the fight with a one-punch knockout. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to Woodley’s finish of the...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 23, 2016 8:24 pm

VIDEO | Edson Barboza’s post-fight octagon interview

Edson Barboza utilized some nasty leg kicks to earn a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez at last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event in Chicago. The Brazilian striker has now won three of his last four octagon appearances, including decision victories over former champ Anthony Pettis and Paul Felder. Who...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 19, 2016 10:22 pm

Demian Maia vs. Carlos Condit pulled from UFC 202, moved to FOX card

With just over a month to go until UFC 202 on August 20th, where Conor McGregor & Nate Diaz will square off in their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, the UFC has made a pretty big adjustment to the card. Carlos Condit vs. Demian Maia, which was expected to be on the pay-per view portion of...

Jun 25, 2016 5:28 pm

VIDEO | Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez preview

The UFC lightweight title will be on the line July 7 in Las Vegas when current champion Rafael dos Anjos defends his strap against former Bellator title holder Eddie Alvarez. RDA is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes wins over Jason High, Benson Henderson, Nate Diaz, Anthony Pettis and most recently Donald Cerrone....

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 197: The Thrill & The Agony’ preview

At UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision. Saint Preux took the fight on short notice, and earned the respect of many fans for lasting 5 rounds with Jones on such short notice. The event...

Apr 26, 2016 2:36 pm

UFC 197 medical suspensions: Jon Jones facing long layoff

This past Saturday at UFC 197, Jon Jones made his return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux. Jones defeated Saint Preux via unanimous decision to claim the interim light heavyweight championship. With Jones’ win many were expecting the UFC to book Jones vs. DC II at UFC 200 to replace McGregor vs Diaz II,...

Apr 25, 2016 12:42 pm

UFC 197 salary report – Jon Jones remains one of UFC’s highest paid

UFC 197 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The card was headlined with a UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between former champion Jon Jones and number six UFC ranked contender Ovince Saint Preux. Jones took the win in a five-round unanimous decision and ranked at...

Apr 23, 2016 12:59 pm

UFC 197 live results stream

Unable to catch UFC 197? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps from the entire card! Main card (PPV): Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (c) Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo – Johnson defeats Cejudo via TKO at 2:49 of round...

Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...