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Aug 10, 2015 9:28 am

Lorenzo Fertitta: Ronda Rousey’s Bringing Teenage Girls To UFC

Ronda Rousey could be one of the few stars of the octagon to crossover into mainstream media, and UFC Chairman & CEO Lorenzo Fertitta couldn’t be happier about it! Rousey’s stock has increased tenfold since her dominant victory over Bethe Correia at UFC 190 on August 1st. UFC is no stranger to having their athletes...

Aug 5, 2015 6:22 am

Alan Jouban vs. Albert Tumenov set for UFC 192 in Houston

A welterweight bout between Alan Jouban and Albert Tumenov is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials recently announced the news via the Houston Chronicle. Alan Jouban (12-3 MMA) will be looking to extend his current win streak to three in a row when he squares off with Tumenov in...

Aug 5, 2015 5:53 am

Chris Cariaso vs. Sergio Pettis set for UFC 192

A flyweight bout featuring Chris Cariaso taking on Sergio Pettis is the latest addition to October’s UFC 192 event in Houston. UFC officials announced the news via the Houston Chronicle. Former UFC flyweight title challenger Chris Cariaso (17-7 MMA) will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he meets Pettis in Texas this...

Aug 4, 2015 5:14 am

Rousey’s 8 Mile? UFC Champ To Produce And Star In Autobiographical Film

Looks like UFC champion Ronda Rousey, fresh off her 34 second KO over Bethe Correia, will have another movie project in the future. According to Variety.com, the rights to Rousey’s book ‘My Fight/Your Fight’ have been picked up by Paramount Pictures and now the movie adaptation is being created. The book will star Rousey and...

Aug 1, 2015 10:53 am

Judge Bans Children Under 14 from Attending “UFC 190”

Children under the age of fourteen will not be able to attend Brazil’s biggest Ultimate Fighting Championship card of the year. UFC’s Brazilian website confirmed the ban on Saturday morning. According to their official statement, Pedro Henrique Alves, judge of the 1st Court of Children, Youth and the Elderly of Rio de Janeiro, chose to...

Jul 31, 2015 4:41 am

UFC Fighters React To Cecil The Lion Being Killed

The internet went into an uproar when it was discovered that a dentist from America went to Zimbabwe and hunted and killed a lion, who the locals called Cecil. The lion was also a part of a study being done Oxford University, who had placed a tracking collar on the lion. Lets remember that UFC...

Jul 30, 2015 7:09 pm

Anthony Johnson is now fighting Jimi Manuwa at UFC 191

Anthony Johnson vs. Jan Blachowicz is no longer happening. The good news for fight fans is that “Rumble” will still be fighting at September’s UFC 191 event in Las Vegas and against fellow knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. UFC officials announced the news today adding that Manuwa was recently cleared to resume training so they opted...

Jul 28, 2015 12:01 am

UFC Strawweight Hits The Beach, Stuns In Bikini

UFC strawweight Tecia Torres is coming off of a win over Angela Hill back at UFC 188 in Mexico City. There’s no news yet as to who or when she will fight next, but she did take to Instagram to share his beach pic with her fans! Check it out!   https://instagram.com/p/5sA-0chh8v/?taken-by=teciatorres   BJ Penn,...

Jul 27, 2015 8:25 am

“UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia” Finalized with 13 Fights!

This weekend’s UFC 190 pay-per-view lineup is set with 13 bouts! The event is headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight featuring current champion Ronda Rousey (11-0 MMA) taking on undefeated challenger Bethe Correia (9-0 MMA). “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey returns to the cage for the first time since UFC 184 in February, where she defeated...

Jul 25, 2015 8:28 pm

‘UFC on FOX 16’ Bonus Report: Felder And Barboza’s War Earns Them Extra Cash

Tonight’s UFC on FOX 16 event in Chicago produced some memorable fights and four fighters took home $50,000 bonuses. UFC President Dana White announced the news at the post fight press conference. Edson Barboza and Paul Felder each pocketed $50K for their FOTN technical war which resulted in a unanimous decision victory for the Brazilian....

Jul 25, 2015 8:16 pm

Attendance And Live Gate For ‘UFC on FOX 16’ Announced

11,663 fans were in attendance for tonight’s UFC on FOX 16 event at the United Center in Chicago. UFC President Dana White announced the news at this evening’s post fight press conference adding that the UFC on FOX 16 event did a live gate of $1.2 million. BJ Penn, Matt Hughes, & Frank Trigg Talk...

Jul 23, 2015 2:47 pm

Wanderlei: ‘I Can Prove The UFC Fixed Fights!’

Every time a fight ends in a dramatic way or an odd way there are conspiracy theorist out there that point to the fight being fixed. Well, according to Wanderlei Silva, they might not be wrong. Silva has had a rocky relationship with the UFC for a while now, to say the least. He regularly...

Jul 23, 2015 2:16 pm

Arlovski Not Impressed By Werdum, Or UFC Title Shot

Former UFC heavyweight champion Andrei Arlovski is pulling a GSP and says he was not impressed with Fabricio Werdum’s performance. Arlovski spoke on B&S News and said that he saw some holes in Werdum’s game while watching him fight and defeat Cain Velasquez Here’s what he had to say: “When Werdum fought Browne and Hunt...

Jul 23, 2015 9:29 am

Report: UFC In Jeopardy Of Losing Brazilian TV Deal Due To Low Ratings

Free UFC events on TV in Brazil might be a thing of the past. According to Brazilian news outlet R7, the biggest TV station in the country, Globo, aren’t planning on renewing their contract with the UFC for next year. Globo is the channel responsible for airing TUF Brazil and the report says they aren’t...

Jul 22, 2015 7:40 am

UFC Fighters React To ‘Stitch’ Duran Getting Fired

Longtime cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran was released by the UFC yesterday. Duran says it was because of his comments he made about Reebok, saying that he lost all of his sponsorship money and that they didn’t even work with the cutmen when developing their new vests. Needless to say, the MMA world did not react...

Jul 22, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fight Night 74 set with 12 bouts!

The lineup is set for next month’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Saskatoon! The card, which will air on FOX Sports 1, includes a total of 12 bouts and is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring surging contenders Max Holloway and Charles Oliveira. Max Holloway (13-3 MMA) is currently riding a six-fight win...

Jul 21, 2015 5:36 pm

Longtime Cutman ‘Stitch’ Duran Fired From The UFC

Here’s a piece of sad news from the MMA world. UFC staple and veteran cutman Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran has been let go by the promotion and will no longer work events for them. Duran broke the news on his Twitter account: @daej81 You will be the first to know that the UFC just let me...

Jul 18, 2015 8:05 am

Cyborg: ‘I.V. Ban Dangerous, Bad News For Ronda Rousey Fight At 135’

“When you don’t have water in your brain, I think it’s dangerous. And after your career who will take care of you? You don’t know who will take care of you. Nobody. It’s dangerous. This has to be healthy. Everybody has to fight, but staying with your family is more important than fighting.” BJPENN.COM’s Layzie...

Jul 16, 2015 4:16 pm

Mike “Quick” Swick Announces His Retirement After UFC 189 Loss

After over ten years of fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship, Mike “Quick” Swick has chosen to retire. Swick was one of the many UFC main-stays that took part in the first season of “The Ultimate Fighter”. While he was bested by the likes of Stephan Bonnar and Forrest Griffin in the competition, he spent...