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Jul 21, 2015 8:04 pm

GPG’s Sidney “Da Gun” Outlaw: Once Homeless, Now Flying Sky High

The mixed martial artist known as “Da Gun” will step into the cage this weekend for his fifth professional fight at Global Proving Ground (GPG) 21, streaming live on GFL.tv. At only 23 years old, he is already a veteran of both Bellator and World Series of Fighting. Despite his relative youth, though, Outlaw is...

Jul 20, 2015 8:57 pm

Conor McGregor Wants the UFC to “Line Them Up”

Whether fans like it or not, the UFC has made it official: Conor McGregor sits atop the UFC feather division alongside champion Jose Aldo. McGregor may have the interim-belt, but he is ready to defend his championship against anybody the UFC puts in front of him. He has already defeated the likes of Chad Mendes,...

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 6:18 pm

Frank Mir Reflects on Jose Aldo’s WEC Debut

Before Jose Aldo became one of the greatest featherweights to fight in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, he was just another fighter with an impressive record making his debut on American soil. Boasting an impressive record of 10-1, Jose Aldo made his WEC debut in 2008 against Alexandre Franca Nogueira. Former WEC commentator Frank Mir knew...


Jul 19, 2015 8:14 am

Michael Bisping Broke GSP’s Record at UFC Fight Night 72

Michael “The Count” Bisping and Thales Leites went the distance on Saturday at “UFC Fight Night 72”. Bisping landed an impressive 115 significant strikes en route to his decision victory which means that he has officially surpassed Georges St. Pierre as the all time leader in significant strikes landed. Georges St. Pierre previously held the...

Jul 18, 2015 8:03 am

Cub Swanson: ‘Ranking’s Don’t Mean Much In Terms Of Title Shots’

Longtime featherweight contender Cub Swanson has had a rough go as of late. After getting his six-fight win streak dismantled by Frankie Edgar, he was put against a hungry Max Holloway, and suffered a similar fate. Having now dropped his last two contests, Cub tells BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage, he’s just “enjoying life.” “Just take...

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 12, 2015 1:29 pm

Chad Mendes: ‘I Took a Risk and It Cost Me the Fight’

The dust from “UFC 189” is still settling and it’s going to take a while for the MMA world to calm down. The event was one of the best in the history of the sport and was capped off with a fairy tale ending for Conor McGregor. Chad Mendes almost spoiled McGregor’s story, though… almost....

Jul 12, 2015 5:26 am

Conor McGregor: I Don’t Feel it when these Featherweights Hit Me

Conor McGregor silenced the doubters last night at UFC 189 when he defeated top-ranked Chad Mendes for the Interim UFC Featherweight Championship. Fans and experts believed Mendes had what it took to take the fight to the ground and win it there, but McGregor repeatedly made it back to his feet where the fans were...

Jul 1, 2015 10:14 am

Make It Five! — Jose Aldo’s Most “Notorious” Title Fight Cancellations

Jose Aldo has officially pulled out of UFC 189. The news came from Dana White himself, who appeared on ESPN with Conor McGregor and said that the featherweight champion has pulled out of the title fight because of his rib injury. This makes it five times that the featherweight king has pulled out of a...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

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...