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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 6, 2015 12:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Hendo vs. Boetsch’ Results

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch’ went down Saturday in New Orleans. The MMA legend took on ‘The Barbarian’ and returned to greatness in quick order. Here’s the full results: Main Card: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson- Dan Henderson wins via KO at :28 of round...

Jun 5, 2015 3:05 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘Fight Night New’ Orleans Edition

The fighters stepped onto the scale to make things official for UFC Fight Night: New Orleans. Unfortunately two of the fighters missed weight, one of those being lightweight Yancy Medeiros who has chosen to give up 20% of his purse instead of trying to cut the rest. The main event will be between scrappy middleweights...

Jun 5, 2015 2:40 pm

Undefeated! Drakkar Klose, Staying Grounded In One Of MMA’s ‘Super Camps’

  On Saturday June 6th Undefeated lightweight Drakkar Klose steps into the ring for the Rage in the Cage 178 event. I was able to conduct a phone interview with the promising MMA LAB fighter. A former high school and collegiate wrestler Klose hopes to make a big impact this weekend and continue his climb...


Jun 4, 2015 11:40 am

Top UFC Lightweight Moves To Mining For Money

This UFC lightweight, once ranked as the number one contender, has stepped out of the cage and into the mine. T.J. Grant has been out of competition since 2013, after suffering a concussion during training. He was scheduled to fight Benson Henderson, the champion at the time, but pulled out because of the injury. Grant...

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 27, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Champ Chris Weidman Nearly Pooped His Pants In UFC 187 Title Fight

UFC middleweight champion should definitely seek some medical help. The champion has told the story of the time he pooped in a trash can on a date and the time he went in his pants while training. Now, he has another story about pooping himself. Weidman went on The MMA Hour and explained why he...

May 27, 2015 8:18 am

WATCH! ‘El Nino’ Puts On FOTY Performance Against Sanchez (Full Fight)

‘Two of the UFC’s most exciting lightweights square off when Gilbert Melendez meets Diego Sanchez. Melendez is coming off a split-decision title loss to champ Benson Henderson and will do whatever it takes to keep this one out of the judges hands. Catch Melendez’s upcoming fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 188.’ via- UFC WATCH!...

May 26, 2015 3:37 pm

Cormier: ‘I hope Jones was at home watching me take the belt’

It’s just days after Daniel Cormier beat Anthony Johnson for the UFC light-heavyweight title, but the Jon Jones talk has already started boiling up. Even Cormier can’t keep himself from taking jabs at the former champ, as if he was trying to build up for a rematch down the road. While talking on The MMA...

May 22, 2015 11:47 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC 187 Edition

UFC 187 goes down this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Anthony Johnson battling Daniel Cormier for the vacant 205-pound strap. In the evening’s co-main event slot, undefeated UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman puts his title...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 17, 2015 3:13 pm

Matt Hughes Vs. Renzo Gracie Set For August In Brazil

That’s right, Matt Hughes is set to face off against Renzo Gracie in a ‘Super Fight’. The two are just a small part of a stacked lineup for this years ADCC, or Abu Dhabi Combat Club Submission Wrestling World Championship. The event is set to take place in Sao Paulo, Brazil, from Aug. 28-30. Check...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

May 9, 2015 9:10 am

UFC Champ Dos Anjos: ‘If Cowboy Loses, Entire Division Will Be Shuffled’

UFC Lightweight Champion Rafael dos Anjos may be sidelined with a leg injury, but that doesn’t mean he isn’t scouting out his next opponent on the sidelines. Donald Cerrone was originally scheduled to face Khabib Nurmagomedov at UFC 187 in a title eliminator bout, but Nurmy was forced to pull out due to an injury....

May 4, 2015 5:11 pm

Ryan Bader Bumped From UFC FN: New Orleans, Hendo vs. Boetsch New Main Event

Due to Daniel Cormier getting pulled for a title fight against Anthony Johnson, his scheduled opponent at UFC Fight Night: New Orleans, Ryan Bader, was left wondering what would happen with him. Now, according to the UFC, Bader has been completely pulled from the card. The new main even will be Dan Henderson vs. Tim...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 23, 2015 8:54 am

Danny Castillo vs. Rustam Khabilov added to UFC on FOX 16

A lightweight bout featuring Rustam Khabilov taking on Danny Castillo is the latest addition to July’s UFC on FOX 16 card in Chicago. FOXSports.com was first to announce the booking yesterday afternoon. Castillo and Khabilov were originally slated to fight at January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, but visa issues kept Khabilov from making...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

VanZant, Rockhold and Holloway Make Big Jumps in New UFC Rankings

The Official UFC Fighter Rankings have been released and there were some BIG changes after ‘UFC on FOX 15’. Paige VanZant, Max Holloway and Luke Rockhold all made jumps. Flyweight: Jussier Formica jumps up a spot to #4, now tied with John Moraga. Previously ranked 8th, Kyoji Horiguchi jumps above Zach Makovsky this week. Now...

Apr 2, 2015 8:36 am

UFC 189 adds Brandon Thatch vs. John Howard

A welterweight bout between Brandon Thatch (11-2 MMA) and John Howard (22-11 MMA) is the latest addition to July’s UFC 189 card in Las Vegas. Brandon Thatch was last seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Colorado, where he suffered a fourth-round submission loss to former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The...

Apr 1, 2015 1:42 pm

Bisping: ‘Still some sour grapes over losses to PED users’

“Obviously the benefit of hindsight is a great thing. I respect GSP for what he said. I really do. Looking back now, now I’m a little wiser, a little more mature. I certainly understand what he was saying, and now I understand how rife the problem was. I think I was a little naïve in...

Mar 29, 2015 12:30 pm

Jorge Masvidal Talks Upcoming Fight: ‘I’m Going To Put On A Show’-EXCLUSIVE

  On the latest episode of BJPENN.COM Radio, host Anton Skoro spoke with UFC fighters Jorge Masvidal and Bec Rawlings. Masvidal is set to fight Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night 63 on April 4. The lightweight fighter was first scheduled to fight Bobby Green, who pulled out due to injury. Benson Henderson was picked...

Mar 27, 2015 1:35 pm

REPLAY! BJPENN.COM Radio — Jorge Masvidal, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings

Listen To Sports Internet Radio Stations with BJPenncom Radio on BlogTalkRadio Our first guest is no stranger to this show, nor is he a stranger to the win column. Jorge Masvidal is joining us tonight to talk about his upcoming match up against Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas. Jorge was briefly...

Mar 25, 2015 3:40 am

Masvidal Talks Iaquinta Fight — ‘I wanted #5, not #15 in the rankings’

“I said that and I don’t want to go back on myself. Nothing’s changed. I wanted No. 5 (in the rankings), not No. 15, but it’s whatever. It’s the business. People get hurt and things happen. I’m not stoked about it. Just give me the toughest guys out there. I’m not asking for a title...

Mar 22, 2015 12:52 pm

Rafael dos Anjos Is ‘Rewriting UFC History’

  The new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, recently spoke about winning the title and what it means to bring the belt to Brazil. “I really feel like I am rewriting the history of the UFC by bringing this belt to Brazil. It means everything to me.” As for the fight itself, dos Anjos...

Mar 15, 2015 4:26 pm

Cowboy Cerrone Plans On Coming ‘Unglued’ Against Khabib Nurmagomedov

    The first title challenger to face the new UFC lightweight champion, Rafael dos Anjos, will likely be one of two men: Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone or Khabib Nurmagomedov. The two top lightweights are scheduled to face off at UFC 187 on May 23. Cerrone will enter riding a seven fight win streak, while Nurmagomedov...

Mar 8, 2015 12:04 pm

UFC Booking Roundup — UFC Adds Four Bouts To Upcoming Events

It was a busy week in the UFC’s matchmaking department, as several fights have been added to upcoming events. May’s UFC 187 event received an intriguing middleweight matchup between the fast rising Uriah Hall and Brazil’s Rafael Natal. UFC Fight Night 65 just booked Kyle Noke vs. Andreas Stahl. The largest group of additions comes...

Feb 25, 2015 2:44 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: Thatch, Miller Out Two-Months

Earlier this month, fight fans witnessed Benson Henderson’s successful move up to welterweight, where he defeated Brandon Thatch via submission. The win not only snapped a 2-fight skid for Henderson, but also put him on the map as a welterweight threat. Below are the medical suspensions for the event, which were obtained by MMAFighting: Cole...