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Feb 24, 2015 3:01 pm

Rob Emerson Clears The Air, And You Should Listen — Exclusive

Contestant on season 5 of The Ultimate Fighter and former UFC lightweight Rob Emerson recently spoke with BJPENN.COM. Emerson, who has been fighting under the Bellator MMA banner in their bantamweight division, talked about several hot topics including his past trouble with the law, the rumors about him and Ian McCall’s ex-wife and the failed...

Feb 23, 2015 7:32 am

Pros React To Mir’s TKO Win Over Bigfoot

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Frank Mir TKO’d Bigfoot Silva in just under 2 minutes, shocking the MMA world. Below is a compilation of fighter Tweets from the event. Thought Mir was a southpaw.. — STORMIN NORMAN PARKE (@norman_parke) February 23, 2015 OHHHHHHHHH — Stipe Miocic (@stipemiocicufc) February...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...


Feb 10, 2015 7:36 pm

Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis 3 set for UFC 186 in Montreal!

A trilogy bout between Alexis Davis and Sarah Kaufman has been booked for April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. UFC officials announced the women’s bantamweight booking earlier today. Alexis Davis will fight for the first time since her brutal UFC 175 title fight loss to Ronda Rousey this past July in Las Vegas....

Feb 10, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Signs With Reebok

Popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the fortunate few who have been picked up by UFC apparel company, Reebok, for sponsorship. No official announcement from the company has been made, but VanZant announced the deal through her instagram. Check it: So honored to be a Reebok athlete!!! My new kicks got me groovin!!!!!!...

Feb 2, 2015 5:05 am

Paige VanZant: ‘I’m Going To Prove That I’m Not Just A Pretty Face’

Recently top ranked UFC women’s strawweight Paige VanZant was put under fire from critics after making a seemingly innocent comment that she and Felice Herrig, her next opponent, are the ‘hot girls’ in the UFC. Paige responded to her critics prior to UFC 183 in a media scrum, saying: “You know, I think that me...

Jan 30, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Females Making Noise, Want To Fight

The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 drew in an entire top 10 of female strawweight talent to the UFC fold. But… “where they at though?” Outside of a few, fortunate fighters, the UFC’s 115 pound ladies are sitting idle, and they’re growing tired of being on the shelf. What’s up UFC? Here’s the latest: No fight...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 21, 2015 12:39 pm

McGregor Delivers Best TV Ratings Since 2009

Sunday was an historic night for the UFC on FOX Sports 1. UFC FIGHT NIGHT ON FOX SPORTS 1: MCGREGOR vs. SIVER on Sunday, Jan. 18 scored 2,751,000 viewers according to Nielsen, making it the most-watched MMA event ever on FOX Sports 1 and the most-watched MMA event on ad-supported cable television since the UFC’s...

Jan 13, 2015 3:19 pm

UFC’s Bec Rawlings Goes Nude For This Important Message (18+ NSFW)

Popular UFC female, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings has long stood for the rights of females. The domestic abuse survivor is passionate about her beliefs, and isn’t scared to take a stand. Which is why this latest statement should surprise no one Bec says it best: “I am not oppressed.. the only people that oppress me are the feminists...

Jan 6, 2015 4:30 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones’ Cocaine Positive

Earlier today the world learned of an unfortunate positive drug test in our sport. UFC light-heavyweight champion, and pound-for-pound king of Mixed Martial Arts Jon “Bones” Jones was randomly tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission exactly one-month prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 main event. The result? Cocaine. Now the world of MMA, and...

Dec 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Danny Castillo Discusses His Future After Fighting-Exclusive

UFC lightweight, Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo, will fight on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, but the Team Alpha Male fighter made time to speak with BJPENN.COM radio and covered a wide range of topics. Among some of the highlights, Castillo spoke about the brutality of the sport and how he’s come to realize that being...

Dec 17, 2014 10:20 am

UFC Fighters React To UFC Lawsuit

Earlier this week we learned that three fighters have opted-in, in a lawsuit against the UFC. (More on that HERE) Now we have some reactions. This an a shakedown. #optedOUT — chael sonnen (@sonnench) December 16, 2014 It's on. — Nathan Quarry (@NateRockQuarry) December 16, 2014 PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE [email protected]:...

Dec 16, 2014 10:31 am

Lawler: ‘CM Punk Can Prove Himself At ATT’

“Obviously CM Punk is a really big draw for the UFC. He’s going to bring a lot of eyes to the UFC, and the better he does the better it’ll be for all MMA fighter as far as sponsorships and stuff. I just think if he comes down to American Top Team he can prove...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 14, 2014 11:12 am

Dana White: ‘Diaz needs to get serious about this sport, or retire’

Nate Diaz suffered a one-sided loss to Rafael Dos Anjos last night in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 13 that saw Diaz’ leg battered over the course of three rounds. Following the loss, UFC President Dana White said that Diaz needed to either get serious about the sport, or retire. “There’s a laundry...

Dec 12, 2014 9:46 pm

Dana White on Eye Pokers: ‘Maybe They Should Lose the Round’

Daron Cruickshank suffered two eye pokes, the latter of which lead to the fight being ruled a no contest. As expected, the topic was brought up during the “TUF 20 Finale” post fight press conference and Dana White was quick to explain that he has no idea what to do about the issue. “I don’t...

Dec 12, 2014 4:59 am

Makes UFC Return, Gets Called “Salmon”

UFC middleweight fighter, Josh Samman recently made his post-TUF debut with an emphatic headkick KO over his season’s winner, Eddie Gordon. Unfortunately though, the UFC crew mis-pronounced his name, the whole time: My whole career I look forward to getting my fights called by @joerogan and @MFG16 – I get there and they call me...

Dec 11, 2014 11:41 am

Magana Documents ‘Crappy’ Weight-cut (NSFW)

Controversial TUF 20 fighter, Angela Magana has been documenting her weight-cut leading up to today’s TUF 20 Finale Weigh-Ins event. Check it: Besties getting ready to cut weight together @RowdyBec (#TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter) pic.twitter.com/8EqEetYI0l — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) December 11, 2014 Your Majesty & @RowdyBec getting our towel cocoon babies on #TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter pic.twitter.com/OSOy76jrBH —...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 19, 2014 8:20 am

The Ultimate Fighter Getting New Look In New Year

The UFC’s long-running reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, will be reportedly getting a new look in the new year. The UFC has caught criticism recently for the lack of talent on TUF, with viewers claiming the show was ‘getting old’. That changed this season with TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion....