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Aug 30, 2015 3:32 pm

Frank Mir: The heavyweight division is the best it’s ever been

When spectators look at the talent pool in the sport of mixed martial arts, no other current fight promotion compare to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. There is no shortage of talent in the light heavyweight, welterweight or lightweight divisions; The top five fighters in those weight classes could be champions on any given day! There...

Aug 28, 2015 1:28 pm

The Skyscraper Takes On Jared Rosholt At UFC 193

A heavyweight bout featuring Stefan Struve taking on Jared Rosholt is the latest addition to November’s UFC 193 pay-per-view event in Australia. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Stefan Struve (26-7 MMA) was most recently seen in action earlier this month at the UFC 190 event in Brazil, where he earned a unanimous decision...

Aug 21, 2015 3:00 pm

Brock Lesnar: ‘I was a ‘stone-cold, caveman, barbarian killer’ in the UFC’

There’s no denying that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was a massive superstar during his time in the octagon. Not only that, he beat the crap out of high level fighters like Frank Mir and Randy Couture. The guy came in and not only shook up the division, but the entire sport. Obviously his...

Aug 19, 2015 8:35 pm

Lesnar: ‘Rousey’s a Super Beast in a Weak Division’

  Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE superstar Brock Lesnar recently appeared on ESPN to promote WWE’s Summer Slam. While there he was of course asked about all kinds of MMA/UFC related topics. And theses days, how can you talk about MMA and the UFC without talking about bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. Lesnar was...


Aug 18, 2015 8:04 pm

WWE Legend: ‘Lesnar Couldn’t Make It, CM Punk Has No Business In The UFC’

WWE legend “The Honky Tonk Man” recently went on a video rant and talked about former WWE wrestler CM Punk’s decision to leave and join the UFC. Needless to say, he wasn’t very supportive. He also didn’t seem to remember how former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar did in the octagon, calling his move to...

Aug 18, 2015 2:07 pm

Lesnar: ‘UFC and WWE Are The Same Racket, WWE’s Just Better At It’

Former UFC heavyweight champion and current WWE star Brock Lesnar recently appeared on ESPN and discussed the differences and similarities between pro wrestling and the UFC. Along with saying that WWE’s Vince McMahon is a better promoter than Dana White, Lesnar also pointed out that they’re both basically attempting to sell the same product. “Of...

Aug 18, 2015 3:06 am

Latest UFC Fighter-To-Fighter Callouts And Tweet Beefs

Fighter Twitter feuds. They’re becoming more and more prevalent in today’s MMA world. Fighters will go on Twitter and call out a fighter, or several fighters, then wait to see who bites. Once a response is given the back and forth usually starts. Each fighter will give their reasons for wanting to fight and their...

Aug 16, 2015 4:06 pm

“The Reem” recalls his first big win over Vitor Belfort in PRIDE

Before Alistair Overeem ever became a contender to the UFC heavyweight championship, he was struggling to pick up his first big win that would put him on the map. “The Reem” started out his professional fighting career as a kickboxer before he quickly added “mixed martial artist” to his resume. Overeem balanced the two gigs...

Aug 11, 2015 6:52 am

REEM: ‘JDS Fight Is Coming’

“That’s what I’m working for very hard every day, one more win and I will fight for the title. (Fabricio) Werdum has that title right now. He made an excellent resurgence, he’s a completely different fighter. I have to say I’m also a completely better fighter since we last fought, so I’m close. One more...

Aug 10, 2015 6:00 pm

Rumor: “Bigfoot” vs. Struve set for UFC Fight Night in Korea

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and Stefan Struve are set to collide in a GIANT bout at an upcoming “UFC Fight Night” card in Seoul, South Korea which takes place on November 28, 2015. Anonymous sources informed BJPENN.COM of the bout on Monday evening. Both heavyweights recently picked up major victories in Brazil at “UFC 190”. Antonio...

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 8:37 am

REEM: Fedor Refused To Fight Me Twice

  “Let’s see what he’s gonna do. He’s now a free agent. He might go to the UFC, he might go to Bellator. Right now, I fight in the UFC. The UFC has a very strict policy of not allowing their fighters to fight in other promotions. And even… whoever they said I have to...

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 30, 2015 7:23 pm

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 190 Edition‏

UFC 190 goes down this Saturday live from the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey taking on top contender Bethe Correia. In the evening’s co-main event slot, former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua will battle Antonio...

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 27, 2015 10:00 am

‘Junior dos Santos — pick up your phone and accept the fight!’

Alistair Overeem has been enjoying his vacations, but he seems to be itching to get back into the octagon. There’s just one issue: He has his sights set on Junior dos Santos, and the former UFC Heavyweight Champion hasn’t accepted the fight yet. @junior_cigano waiting for your 'yes, We can' phone call… — Alistair Overeem...

Jul 26, 2015 7:00 am

UFC Fighters React To TJ Dillashaw’s TKO Finish Of Renan Barao

The UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw picked up right where he left off, picking Renan Barao apart on the feet and eventually finishing him in the fourth round with a barrage of punches. The MMA world reacted and let their opinions be known on social media! Check it out! Looks like Barao is fighting like...

Jul 26, 2015 2:00 am

This Heavyweight Dwarves Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva has not won a fight inside the octagon since February 2013 when he knocked Alistiar Overeem out. “Bigfoot” has decided to bring in the big guns to help him train for his bout at UFC 190 against Soa Palelei! Derrick Mehmen and Augusto Sakai tower over the UFC heavyweight in the picture...

Jul 23, 2015 2:00 am

Rothwell’s READY! Calls Out Andrei Arlovski And Junior dos Santos

  At the top of the heavyweight contender ladder lies a sleeping giant in the form of top 10 heavyweight “Big” Ben Rothwell. Currently riding a three-fight winning streak, boasting stoppages over Vera, Mitrione, and Overeem, Rothwell is now asking for championship level competition. “I’m just trying to get myself a fight. I’m making heavy...

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 2:09 pm

‘Bigfoot’ Silva Interested in Rematch with Fedor Emelianenko

Fedor Emelianenko is once again the hottest free agent in mixed martial arts. Whether he will head to Bellator or UFC remains to be seen, but heavyweights around the world are lining up for a shot at one of the greatest of all time. Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva’s stock rose tenfold in 2011 when he defeated...

Jul 16, 2015 9:43 am

Frank Mir: ‘It Would Be An Honor To Fight Fedor’

Frank Mir added another amazing finish to his highlight reel at last night’s UFC Fight Night event in San Diego, when he floored Todd Duffee with a brutal left hand in the opening round of their main event fight. The former UFC heavyweight champion has fought a legendary list of heavyweights during his MMA career...

Jul 15, 2015 6:06 am

UFC Fighters React To Fedor’s Return

Yesterday reports surfaced that MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko will be coming out of retirement to fight inside the cage again. The heavyweight released a statement confirming his desire to step back into competition and understandably the MMA world went nuts. Check out how these MMA fighters reacted to the surprising news!   I leave my...

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 9, 2015 7:47 am

Travis Browne Wants Fight With Ben Rothwell Next

UFC heavyweight contender Travis “Hapa” Browne (17-3 MMA) is looking to get back on track, this after suffering a TKO loss to Andrei Arlovski at May’s UFC 187 event in Las Vegas. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the Hawaiian would like to face “Big” Ben Rothwell in his next octagon appearance. Browne’s manager...

Jul 8, 2015 5:37 am

Rothwell: “Give me Arlovski or JDS and let me prove my case”

UFC heavyweight contender Ben Rothwell (35-9 MMA) is currently riding an impressive three-fight win streak, which includes victories over Alistair Overeem, Brandon Vera, and most recently Matt Mitrione. “Big Ben” believes he is just one win away from a chance at UFC heavyweight gold and hopes that a future victory over either Andrei Arlovski or...

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 28, 2015 8:30 am

“Bigfoot” Wants to Fight Rothwell Over ‘Punching Bag’ Comments

It seems that the trash talk of Ben Rothwell seems to be paying off, after all. Rothwell has awoken a giant when he slammed Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva for his testosterone replacement therapy (TRT) usage. He claimed that the effects of the banning of TRT will impact how fighters like “Bigfoot” Silva will perform now that...