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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...

Jun 24, 2015 8:46 am

FACT! McGregor Predicted Aldo Pullout In 2014

The Mystic Mac strikes again. UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has been known to predict the outcome of his fights and it seems as though he also predicted that Jose Aldo would pull out of their scheduled bout at UFC 189. News surfaced on Tuesday that Jose Aldo had suffered an injury to one of his...

Jun 22, 2015 1:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Strawweight VanZant Makes Moves

UFC Fight Night 69 is in the books and the rankings have been updated! Joanna Jedrzejczyk
 shook up the strawweight division with her dominant performance against Jessica Penne. Tatsuya Kawajiri defeated Dennis Siver this past Saturday in Berlin, Germany and jumped up three spots to number twelve in the featherweight division as a result! After...

Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 8, 2015 3:58 pm

Leites: ‘Jose Aldo is 200% Ready for Conor McGregor’

Jose Aldo will finally be stepping into the octagon to defend his UFC Featherweight Championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 189 next month. The “World Tour” was extremely successful and garnered interest from mainstream media outlets, but now it’s time for the two to train and get ready for the fight. Thales Leites, Aldo’s training...

Jun 8, 2015 12:11 pm

Chad Mendes – ‘UFC Made It Clear They Didn’t Want to Lose Me’

Chad Mendes may be one of the UFC’s most valuable assets in the featherweight division. Other than his two championship fights with Jose Aldo, “Money” hasn’t lost a fight with a record of 17-2. He is one of the few featherweights that consistently puts on entertaining fights and could make for an interesting matchup against...

Jun 2, 2015 5:59 am

Faber: ‘Cruz And Barao Trilogy Fights Would Take Me To 135’

Urijah Faber moved to featherweight to take on Frankie Edgar in a losing effort. The California Kid talked on The MMA Hour this week about that fight as well as whats in the future for the MMA vet. He is unsure yet where his next fight will take place, as far as weight class. Here’s...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 28, 2015 1:41 am

Throwback Thursday — UFC Champs of Yesterday

Talk about a Throwback Thursday. Check out this picture from back in 2011, showing all the (then current) UFC champions together. Oh how times have changed. Aside of Cain Velasquez and Jose Aldo, everyone else is no longer the champ. Anderson Silva is out waiting because of his failed drug tests, Jon Jones is out...

May 21, 2015 11:01 am

The Top 5 Potential UFC Superfights

Michael Bisping, Brendan Schaub and Kenny Florian count down their top 5 potential super fights in this segment of UFC Now, episode 218. Now that “UFC Fight Night 66” is in the books and Urijah Faber’s super fight with Frankie Edgar is off the list, which super fight would you like to see next? Who...

May 15, 2015 4:49 pm

Lockhart: ‘This Fight Will Be Fast Paced & Technical — Don’t Blink!’ — EXCLUSIVE

Urijah Faber will be stepping into the octagon at “UFC Fight Night 66” to take on Frankie Edgar in what could potentially be a number one contender’s bout for the featherweight championship. Performance nutrition consultant George Lockhart helped both fighters with their weight cut and told BJPENN.COM he is excited to see how the fight...

May 15, 2015 11:40 am

Faber Down For McGregor Scrap In Ireland

Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar are set to clash at “UFC Fight Night 66” in what seems to be a title eliminator for the featherweight championship. If Faber can make it past Edgar and McGregor beats Aldo, Faber mentioned he would love to fight the Irishman in his home country. “Yeah, there’s been a little...

May 15, 2015 4:39 am

REPLAY! UFC Fight Night 66 Weigh-Ins (Full)

Urijah Faber and Frankie Edgar hit the scales this morning to make their main event at “UFC Fight Night 66” official! Catch the full replay of the weigh-ins above. Nick Diaz Balance and Dexterity Training in Venice Beach — WATCH!

May 14, 2015 12:50 pm

Credit Where It’s Due — McGregor Is Top Notch

A win over “The California Kid” this weekend at “UFC Fight Night 66” could give Frankie Edgar the boost he needs to earn another shot at the UFC Featherweight Championship. Win or lose, you can bet that Edgar will keep a close eye on Conor McGregor and Jose Aldo’s title fight at UFC 189. Edgar...

May 14, 2015 12:02 pm

REPLAY! Urijah Faber’s Pre-Fight Media Scrum

Urijah Faber makes his way back into the octagon this weekend as he is set to duke it out with former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar. Faber is undefeated in non-title UFC fights and he is looking to keep that streak alive with a victory. Watch Faber field the questions of the media before his...