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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...

Dec 5, 2014 1:13 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 4

On episode #4 of UFC 181 Embedded, lightweight champion and Wheaties cover model Anthony Pettis makes minor adjustments in advance of his upcoming title fight. Challenger Gilbert Melendez takes a focused approach to his final training sessions. At the host hotel, welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and top bantamweight Urijah Faber make time for a veteran...

Dec 5, 2014 12:52 pm

Melendez Hoping For GOAT Status With UFC 181 Title Win

“Yeah, this is my… I feel like I’ve accomplished everything there is to accomplish in the sport, except winning the most prestigious title out there, and that’s the UFC belt. I can see it from here and, you know, I want it so bad. And if I can win that belt, I think that would...

Dec 4, 2014 7:12 pm

UFC 181: Media Day Highlights

Catch up with UFC champions Johny Hendricks and Anthony Pettis, as well as superstars Robbie Lawler and Gilbert Melendez at the UFC 181 media day! Tune in to UFC 181 this Saturday, December 6, live on Pay-Per-View.

Dec 4, 2014 4:35 pm

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 3

On episode #3 of UFC 181 Embedded, the mood is light as the stars of the fight card arrive in Las Vegas, including heavyweight foes Brendan Schaub and Travis Browne. Main event star and welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and opponent Robbie Lawler both spend some downtime shopping at very different retailers. Lightweight champion Anthony Pettis...

Dec 4, 2014 8:11 am

UFC 181 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 2

On episode #2 of UFC 181 Embedded, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis muses on his upcoming fight and the big-city sights during a media day in New York City. Across the country, his challenger Gilbert Melendez makes his final preparations in San Francisco before boarding a flight to Las Vegas. Back in the Big Apple,...

Dec 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 2, 2014 10:34 am

UFC and Reebok Enter Long Term Partnership For Fighter Uniforms

Global fitness leader Reebok today announced a groundbreaking partnership with UFC®, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization. Under the long-term deal, Reebok will become the exclusive authentic global outfitter of UFC, creating for the first time ever UFC ‘Fight Week gear’ and a ‘Fight Night kit’ for all UFC athletes. Reebok will also be...

Dec 2, 2014 5:00 am

Dan Hardy Breaks Down UFC 181

UFC 181 promises to be a clash worthy of Octagon history. Two title fights, Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler and Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez as well as plenty more.

Nov 26, 2014 9:50 am

‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Extended Preview

Take a deeper look at the highly-anticipated rematch between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler and the lightweight title fight between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. The warriors battle it out for the crown at UFC 181 on December 6 in Las Vegas.

Nov 25, 2014 12:52 pm

“99 Problems But Our…”

UFC lightweight champion, Anthony “Showtime” Pettis and his lil bro, Sergio, want you to know that being tough, doesn’t mean ignoring your skin’s daily needs. Haha. O.K. We made that up, but for real… Here’s their words. 99 problems but our skin ain't 1 !!! @sergiopettis #teampettis… http://t.co/vJbuFib1Kc — Anthony Pettis (@Showtimepettis) November 24, 2014...

Nov 24, 2014 11:15 am

Corey Anderson gets last-minute replacement opponent for UFC 181

TUF 19 winner Corey Anderson has received a late replacement for his upcoming fight at UFC 181 on December 6th. Anderson will now be facing undefeated prospect Justin Jones, who will be making his UFC debut at the event. Jones has only been a professional fighter for under a year, and has posted 3 finishes...

Nov 20, 2014 9:36 am

UFC 181 set to show in Theaters

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez will be shown in movie theaters across America on December 6th. The UFC released this promotional trailer for the event.

Nov 19, 2014 10:08 am

UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II extended preview

To get fight fans ready for UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II, which features a co-main event bout between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, the UFC has released this extended preview for the event. Check it out:

Nov 19, 2014 9:10 am

Nate Cool At #2 During Potential Melendez Title Reign

With the return of Nate Diaz on the horizon, many are wondering what Diaz will do if his teammate Gilbert Melendez defeats Anthony Pettis for the lightweight title next month. Diaz answered the question on everyone’s mind on Chael Sonnen’s ‘You’re Welcome’ podcast recently. “I’m completely content with Gilbert being No. 1 and me being...

Nov 17, 2014 8:15 pm

Herb Dean draws main event duty for UFC 181

Veteran referee Herb Dean has drawn main event duty for UFC 181 next month. Dean will referee the main-event between Johny Hendricks and Robbie Lawler, while fellow veteran referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy will referee the co-main event between Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Yves Lavigne will also referee the TUF 20 finale in December as...