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Feb 28, 2017 9:19 am

Stephen Thompson sick of Mayweather-McGregor talk

This weekend, UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson will step into the Octagon with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight rematch. The fight will serve as rounds five through ten following the pair’s thrilling UFC 205 scrap which saw Woodley retain the belt after the fight was scored a majority decision....

Feb 28, 2017 8:32 am

Anthony Johnson plans to ‘Whoop Cormier’s ass’ at UFC 210

In just over one month, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will step into the Octagon against Anthony Johnson for a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 210. The first time the pair met in the Octagon, they were fighting for Jon Jones vacant light heavyweight title two years ago,...

Feb 28, 2017 7:49 am

VIDEO | GSP: Stephen Thompson is the “best striker I’ve seen in my life”

GSP speaks on @WonderboyMMA and this weekend's #UFC209! pic.twitter.com/0kGQHJ5Vn7 — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) February 28, 2017 Back in November, dangerous karate specialist Stephen Thompson challenged Tyron Woodley for the UFC welterweight title. Though “Wonderboy” put forth a valiant effort, he ultimately failed to claim the divisional crown, instead battling Woodley to a competitive majority draw....

Feb 27, 2017 12:25 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: Ferguson bout is “greatest lightweight fight ever in the UFC”

This weekend, the UFC will touch down in Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In this stacked card’s main event, we’ll see champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson battle for welterweight gold in a rematch of their thrilling November draw. In the evening’s co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani grappling specialist Khabib Nurmagomedov take...


Feb 27, 2017 10:14 am

5 Potential Opponents for Georges St-Pierre’s Return to the Octagon

After months of conflicting rumors and reports, we now know that Georges St-Pierre and the UFC have settled their differences and agreed on the terms for a new contract. This means that we can expect the welterweight great and veritable MMA legend to return to the cage sometime before the year is out. But who...

Feb 27, 2017 7:57 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 209: Full Episode

This weekend, the UFC returns to sparkling Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. The card is stacked to the brim with top talent. In the main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley take on challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson in a do-over of their thrilling UFC 205 majority draw. The co-main event, meanwhile, will pit undefeated...

Feb 26, 2017 3:14 pm

Stephen Thompson does not agree with Tyron Woodley’s claims of poor treatment

Stephen Thompson will get his second crack at UFC gold this Saturday in the main event of UFC 209 in Las Vegas when he squares off with Tyron Woodley for the second time in less than five months. “Wonderboy” and “The Chosen One” battled to a majority draw in the co-main event of UFC 205...

Feb 26, 2017 2:31 pm

Demian Maia “Sometimes the more you pursue a dream, the more it escapes you.”

Following his dominant first-round submission victory over former UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit at UFC on FOX 21 this past August in Vancouver, Demian Maia was told by UFC officials that he would get to face the winner of UFC 205’s welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson next. Unfortunately for the...

Feb 26, 2017 1:36 pm

UFC 210: Johnson vs. Cormier Fight Card and Rumors

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will return to New York on April 8 in Buffalo for “UFC 210: Johnson vs. Cormier”. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring top contender Anthony Johnson taking on current division title holder Daniel Cormier. Johnson and Cormier first met at UFC 187 in May...

Feb 26, 2017 6:41 am

VIDEO | Ahead of UFC 209, watch Khabib Nurmagomedov maul Michael Johnson

This weekend, the UFC will return to Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. In the evening’s main event, we’ll see welterweight champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson rematch for divisional gold. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we’ll see undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov take on the streaking Tony Ferguson for interim lightweight gold. In...

Feb 26, 2017 6:21 am

Michael Bisping: I don’t think we’ll ever see Luke Rockhold again

Back in June of 2016, a widely unheralded Michael Bisping shocked the world by clubbing Luke Rockhold to a first-round knockout, capturing the UFC middleweight title as a result. Since this win, Bisping has defended the middleweight title with a hard-fought decision win over the retiring Dan Henderson. Rockhold, meanwhile, has not been seen in...

Feb 26, 2017 6:04 am

Tito Ortiz: Chael Sonnen is a liar, cheater and a fraud!

Back in January, in the main event of Bellator 170, three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen returned from a lengthy hiatus to take on retiring MMA legend Tito Ortiz. Though Sonnen was able to threaten Ortiz with a submission attempt in the early moments of this fight, he ultimately found himself locked up in a...

Feb 26, 2017 5:46 am

ODDS! Stephen Thompson and Khabib Nurmagomedov expected to win gold at UFC 209

In less than one week’s time, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with the stacked UFC 209. This anticipated pay-per-view card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron Woodley and challenger Stephen Thompson, who fought to a frequently debated draw back in November. The co-main event, meanwhile, will...

Feb 25, 2017 9:58 am

Dominick Cruz discusses Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207, fight fans witnessed one of the biggest upsets in the history of the UFC as young, undefeated, Team Alpha Male standout Cody Garbrandt defeated reigning bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz in a 5-round co-main event scrap. While many were counting Garbrandt out of the fight due to the fact that they believed Cruz’...

Feb 25, 2017 12:01 am

Stephen Thompson explains why he’d “hate” to fight Georges St-Pierre

UFC welterweight #1 contender Stephen Thompson’s affiliation with Tristar is well documented. Prior to ‘Wonderboy’ making the transition from kickboxing to MMA, the undefeated kickboxer trained at Tristar under coach Firas Zahabi, alongside the likes of UFC legend Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, where he helped St-Pierre train for several bouts, including his scrap with...

Feb 24, 2017 10:54 pm

Tito Ortiz & John McCarthy respond to Chael Sonnen’s recent claim

This week, former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen revealed on his podcast that Tito Ortiz actually verbally tapped out in their Bellator 170 fight several weeks ago. He explained: “The score is one-one between Tito and I and you always go into a rubber match. Everyone knows that. The only reason I kept my mouth...

Feb 24, 2017 9:40 am

Joe Rogan: UFC missed Diaz Brothers UFC 209 opportunity

In just over one week, fight fans will tune in to a highly anticipated pay-per view event which will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. In addition, in the co-main event, streaking lightweight contenders Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson will step into the Octagon to fight for...

Feb 24, 2017 8:19 am

Chael Sonnen reveals Tito Ortiz tapped at Bellator 170

Earlier this year, UFC veteran Chael Sonnen stepped into the Bellator MMA cage with UFC Hall of Famer Tito Ortiz for a highly anticipated grudge match in the main event of Bellator 170. Ultimately, Ortiz picked up a 1st round submission win, catching Sonnen in a rear naked choke after Sonnen let go of a...

Feb 23, 2017 10:51 pm

VIDEO | #FBF! Rare footage of Jon Jones pro debut

Nearly a decade ago, a 21 year old New York native by the name of Jon Jones stepped into the cage for his first professional MMA fight. Jones fought 0-2 Brad Bernard at FFP 20 in Boxborough, Massachusetts. Of course, spectators couldn’t have known that the Jon Jones pro debut that they just witnessed would...

Feb 23, 2017 8:16 am

Cody Garbrandt: I think I broke Dominick Cruz at UFC 207

Late last year, undefeated Team Alpha Male contender Cody Garbrandt stepped onto the canvas with dominant bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. In advance of this fight, there were widespread claims that Garbrandt hadn’t yet earned his title shot, but in the end, he silenced his doubters by walloping Cruz to a sound, unanimous decision win. Shortly...

Feb 22, 2017 10:22 am

UFC 209 Woodley vs. Thompson 2: Official Fight Card

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC 209, a stacked pay-per-view that will emanate from Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on March 4. This anticipated fight card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who fought to an action-packed draw in the...

Feb 22, 2017 9:12 am

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will be a lot bigger when he enters the octagon at UFC 209

Top UFC welterweight contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will get his second shot at UFC gold in less than two weeks when he rematches current division champion Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 209. Prior to his highly anticipated rematch with “The Chosen One”, Thompson took the time to speak with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor...

Feb 22, 2017 7:51 am

Jorge Masvidal calls out Neil Magny, wants to “break his face”

Last month, in the co-main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Denver, Colorado, Jorge Masvidal scored a significant upset by knocking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone out with a series of second-round punches. In doing so, he ended the fan favorite’s four-fight win-streak, and established himself as a legitimate welterweight contender. Having emerged as a bona...

Feb 21, 2017 6:59 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson will be a lot bigger when he enters the octagon at UFC 209

Top UFC welterweight contender Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson will get his second shot at UFC gold in less than two weeks when he rematches current division champion Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 209. Prior to his highly anticipated rematch with “The Chosen One”, Thompson took the time to speak with BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor...

Feb 21, 2017 1:49 pm

UFC 209 broadcast team announced

In just two weeks, fight fans will tune into a highly anticipated night of fights for UFC 209 on March 4th. The event will be headlined by a welterweight title fight between Tyron Woodley and Stephen Thompson, in a fight which will serve as a highly anticipated rematch for the UFC welterweight championship. The first...

Feb 21, 2017 11:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson discusses potential fight with friend Georges St-Pierre

Earlier this month we learned that, after months of conflicting rumors, reports, and updates, welterweight great Georges St-Pierre and the UFC had resolved their issues and agreed on the terms for a new contract. With this development, St-Pierre suddenly has a smorgasbord of exciting matchup possibilities on his table, ranging from middleweight champion Michael Bisping,...