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Aug 18, 2015 11:31 am

Hendricks: ‘Who Cares What GSP Thinks’

Who cares what former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre thinks? Not Johny Hendricks. Hendricks, also a former champ and past opponent of GSP, recently talked to Submission Radio about Carlos Condit getting the next title shot and some interesting points to make. GSP came out recently and said that Condit was his hardest fight and...

Aug 10, 2015 4:00 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Dariush Enters Top 10, Nunes Cracks Top 5

The dust has settled from “UFC Fight Night 73” and the official rankings have been updated! Beneil Dariush and Amanda Nunes are the big winners this week as Darish was able to crack the top ten in his division while Amanda Nunes took the number four spot in the bantamweight division. Michael Johnson can take...

Aug 7, 2015 2:41 pm

ALL ACCESS — Go Inside BJ Penn’s UFC Hall-Of-Fame Induction

Following his historic two-division two-time championship UFC career, BJ “The Prodigy” Penn was recently awarded the sports biggest honor, a UFC Hall-Of-Fame induction. On July 11, 2015 Penn was inducted into the UFC’s Modern Era wing for his contributions to the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. Having made his professional Mixed Martial Arts debut at...

Aug 3, 2015 5:35 pm

Rankings Report: Rousey sends Correia far away from top 5

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey solidified her spot atop the women’s bantamweight division with another exciting title defense. This past Saturday at “UFC 190”, Rousey only needed thirty four seconds to send Bethe Correia crashing face first into the canvas. As a result of the loss, Correia has dropped three spots in the rankings...

Jul 27, 2015 3:44 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Tate Takes Top Spot, 4 Women Ranked Above Correia

“UFC on FOX 16” is in the books and a couple fighters from the main card made some big moves! Miesha Tate’s co main-event performance against Jessica Eye earned her the top-spot directly under Ronda Rousey, once again. Jesssica Eye dropped a single spot due to the loss, however. TJ Dillashaw surpassed UFC Heavyweight Champion...

Jul 21, 2015 8:04 pm

GPG’s Sidney “Da Gun” Outlaw: Once Homeless, Now Flying Sky High

The mixed martial artist known as “Da Gun” will step into the cage this weekend for his fifth professional fight at Global Proving Ground (GPG) 21, streaming live on GFL.tv. At only 23 years old, he is already a veteran of both Bellator and World Series of Fighting. Despite his relative youth, though, Outlaw is...

Jul 20, 2015 8:57 pm

Conor McGregor Wants the UFC to “Line Them Up”

Whether fans like it or not, the UFC has made it official: Conor McGregor sits atop the UFC feather division alongside champion Jose Aldo. McGregor may have the interim-belt, but he is ready to defend his championship against anybody the UFC puts in front of him. He has already defeated the likes of Chad Mendes,...

Jul 20, 2015 2:27 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Michael Bisping’s Win Gets Ignored

Michael Bisping and Thales Leites clashed in the main event of UFC Fight Night 72. Even though Bisping came out on top, his ranking in the middleweight division did not change at all as he remained at #9. Anderson Silva continues to drop in the pound for pound rankings, this week dropping TWO spots to...

Jul 19, 2015 6:18 pm

Frank Mir Reflects on Jose Aldo’s WEC Debut

Before Jose Aldo became one of the greatest featherweights to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he was just another fighter with an impressive record making his debut on American soil. Boasting an impressive record of 10-1, Jose Aldo made his WEC debut in 2008 against Alexandre Franca Nogueira. Former WEC commentator Frank Mir knew...

Jul 19, 2015 8:14 am

Michael Bisping Broke GSP’s Record at UFC Fight Night 72

Michael “The Count” Bisping and Thales Leites went the distance on Saturday at “UFC Fight Night 72”. Bisping landed an impressive 115 significant strikes en route to his decision victory which means that he has officially surpassed Georges St. Pierre as the all time leader in significant strikes landed. Georges St. Pierre previously held the...

Jul 18, 2015 8:03 am

Cub Swanson: ‘Ranking’s Don’t Mean Much In Terms Of Title Shots’

Longtime featherweight contender Cub Swanson has had a rough go as of late. After getting his six-fight win streak dismantled by Frankie Edgar, he was put against a hungry Max Holloway, and suffered a similar fate. Having now dropped his last two contests, Cub tells BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, he’s just “enjoying life.” “Just take...

Jul 13, 2015 2:18 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Soars into P4P List

“UFC 189” and “The Ultimate Fighter: ATT vs. Blackzilians” Finale are both in the books and the rankings received a major facelift. Conor McGregor ended an amazing night of fights with a performance that won him the UFC Interim Featherweight Championship. As a result of this, McGregor has hopped above Mendes and Edgar as the #1...

Jul 12, 2015 1:29 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘I Took a Risk and It Cost Me the Fight’

The dust from “UFC 189” is still settling and it’s going to take a while for the MMA world to calm down. The event was one of the best in the history of the sport and was capped off with a fairy tale ending for Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes almost spoiled McGregor’s story, though… almost....

Jul 12, 2015 5:26 am

Conor McGregor: I Don’t Feel it when these Featherweights Hit Me

Conor McGregor silenced the doubters last night at UFC 189 when he defeated top-ranked Chad Mendes for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship. Fans and experts believed Mendes had what it took to take the fight to the ground and win it there, but McGregor repeatedly made it back to his feet where the fans were...

Jul 1, 2015 10:14 am

Make It Five! — Jose Aldo’s Most “Notorious” Title Fight Cancellations

Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of UFC 189. The news came from Dana White himself, who appeared on ESPN with Conor McGregor and said that the featherweight champion has pulled out of the title fight because of his rib injury. This makes it five times that the featherweight king has pulled out of a...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

Jun 29, 2015 1:45 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Romero Now Among the Elite in Middleweight Rankings

“UFC Fight Night 70” has come and gone and we saw some major shifts in the middleweight division! Yoel Romero’s dominant victory over Lyoto Machida propelled him into the top five of the middleweight division. With Romero moving up to the third spot, this knocked Vitor Belfort and Lyoto Machida down a peg. Machida remains...

Jun 26, 2015 6:22 am

Don’t Get It Twisted! Nate Diaz Almost Fought McGregor At UFC 189

We now know that Jose Aldo is still planning on fighting at UFC 189 and only sustained a bruised rib, not a fractured one. Even so, the UFC has secured Chad Mendes to be ready in the event Aldo actually can’t fight. Before that was announced a few names were floating around, names like Urijah...

Jun 24, 2015 2:33 pm

Why The UFC Should Book Nate Diaz Vs. Conor McGregor

  Right now the MMA world is in a state of anticipation. We know that UFC champion Jose Aldo was hurt on Tuesday and that his chances of fighting at UFC 189 in two weeks are slim. There has been no official statement from the UFC on Aldo or on any changes to the night’s main...

Jun 24, 2015 10:29 am

Breakdown: Jose Aldo’s History Of Missed Title Fights

  We are still waiting for official word as to whether UFC champion Jose Aldo is out of his scheduled bout with Conor McGregor. On Tuesday, news came out saying Aldo fractured a rib and might not be able to fight. We know that he did get injured, from an interview his coach did with...