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Oct 19, 2016 2:49 pm

Gegard Mousasi calls out recently reinstated Nick Diaz

Coming off one of the biggest wins of his UFC career, Gegard Mousasi made an unusual request for his next fight following his second round TKO of Vitor Belfort at UFC 204. Mousasi, in the most polite way possible, called out former Strikeforce welterweight champion Nick Diaz, who was recently reinstated after a lengthy USADA...

Oct 19, 2016 1:46 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 3 | Alan Jouban | Rashad Evans | Dan Severn | Kelvin Gastelum

  BJPENN.COM Radio is back with another fantastic guest line-up for your listening pleasure! 8:15PM ET- We will kick off the show with UFC Welterweight Alan “Brahma” Jouban. Alan will be giving us his thoughts on Mike Perry, his opponent for December 22nd at UFC on FOX 22. This bout was just announced last week...

Oct 19, 2016 1:42 pm

Conor McGregor makes his one wish before stripping him of any UFC titles

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has his chance to make history on November 12. The featherweight champ will challenge UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title while still maintaining his featherweight crown. If McGregor finds success over Alvarez at UFC 205 in New York at Madison Square Garden, he will make history as...

Oct 19, 2016 1:40 pm

Georges St-Pierre reacts to recent UFC Canada layoffs

Recently, news has surfaced that the new WME-IMG owners of the UFC have been cleaning house, and plan to fire between 60 and 80 UFC employees in a major shakeup. Several key UFC executives were let go, including Chief Global Brand Officer & Head of International Business Development in Vegas, Garry Cook, Chief Content Officer...

Oct 19, 2016 12:27 pm

Julianna Pena expects Amanda Nunes to defeat Ronda Rousey

Julianna Pena has been on a tear of the women’s bantamweight division as of late, going on a 4-fight win streak that has seen her go on a 4-fight win streak over the course of the past 3 years. After winning ‘The Ultimate Fighter: Season 18’, Pena was forced to take two years away from...

Oct 19, 2016 11:31 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor compared to Pablo Escobar in street art piece

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor once said that he looked like Mexican drug lord, “El Chapo” dressed “in his prime.” Now, it looks like an artistic fan is comparing the Irish mixed martial arts superstar to Colombian drug lord, Pablo Escobar. In a social media post on Wednesday, “The Notorious” posted a photo of himself...

Oct 19, 2016 10:46 am

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi vs. Facebook trolls *NSFW*

Recently, top ranked UFC middleweight Gegard Mousasi has come out of his shell more, and has begun to talk trash openly to the rest of the UFC roster. On the heels of his dominant UFC 204 co-main event win over Vitor Belfort, Mousasi spent his post-fight press conference time entertaining media members as he fielded...

Oct 19, 2016 10:14 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson have first UFC 206 staredown

On December 10th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Canada in a highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight, which was announced earlier this month as the co-main event...

Oct 19, 2016 9:54 am

Tom Wright the Latest UFC Employee to be Laid Off

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold for a whopping $4 billion – quite an increase from the $2 million that Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta bought it for in the year 2000. The promotion was purchased by American talent agency WME-IMG. Since it purchased the UFC, WME-IMG has made several major moves. Some of these...

Oct 19, 2016 8:46 am

Cris Cyborg blasts Ronda Rousey: She knows I would kill her

A superfight between WMMA superstar Cris Cyborg, and former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey has always been just out of arms reach for MMA fans. Earlier this month, when UFC President Dana White announced that Rousey would be returning to the Octagon in December, over a year after suffering the first loss of her...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 19, 2016 7:51 am

Twitter Beef! Lando Vannata Calls Tony Ferguson a “F**kcing Idiot”

Tony Ferguson‘s last fight, which occured back in July in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was originally expected to be against fellow Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa. When Chiesa withdrew from the fight with back injury just weeks before the event, however, Ferguson was forced to shift his attention to late replacement Lando Vannata, who made...

Oct 19, 2016 6:49 am

Wanderlei Silva Says Conor McGregor “Fears” Jose Aldo

On November 12, in the main event of UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the organization’s lightweight title. If he’s successful in this massive showdown, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. There are very few fight fans out there who aren’t excited...

Oct 19, 2016 6:05 am

UFC 207 Continues to Grow With Two Awesome Welterweight Bouts

UFC 207, which is scheduled for December 30 in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada, is starting to look like an excellent card. On Tuesday, it was announced that Matt Brown will take on the talented Tarec Saffiedine at the event in an awesome welterweight showdown. Now, UFC 207 has grown by two more welterweight showdowns, and...

Oct 18, 2016 7:07 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Brad “One Punch” Pickett targeted for UFC on FOX 22

Longtime UFC stand-out Urijah Faber still has plenty of fight left in him, and will be locking horns with Brad “One Punch” Pickett at UFC on FOX 22 in Sacramento on December 17. Faber will look to avoid his first three-fight losing streak in his entire career. “The California Kid” has dropped his last two...

Oct 18, 2016 5:49 pm

UFC to layoff off 60 to 80 employees in massive shake up

The new owners of the UFC are apparently looking to clean house and are laying off between 60 to 80 employees, UFC insiders confirmed. The mass lay-offs follow recent reports of low morale at the UFC’s Las Vegas HQ, with one employee likening the atmosphere as “like a morgue”. WME-IMG’s self-stated goal is “to eliminate...

Oct 18, 2016 5:10 pm

Sports analyst Shannon Sharpe claims Nate Diaz will never make 155 again

There seems to be a bit of confusion surrounding UFC star Nate Diaz and his weight. “Undisputed” sports analyst co-host, Shannon Sharpe said on a recent episode that Diaz could not make the lightweight limit of 155 pounds, even after Diaz has fought the majority of his career in the lightweight division. “Nate Diaz can’t...

Oct 18, 2016 5:09 pm

Diego Sanchez returns at UFC Fight Night 93: Mexico City

Diego Sanchez will return to the octagon for at least one more fight when he takes on Polish leg-lock specialist Marcin Held on November 5 and UFC Fight Night 98 in Mexico City. Sanchez is coming off of the first knockout loss of his career after Joe Lauzon made quick work of him in the...

Oct 18, 2016 3:53 pm

Dana White posts video of Joanna Jedrzejczyk practicing nasty standing elbows ahead of UFC 205 title fight

Joanna Jedrzejczyk appears to be training hard for her upcoming title fight against fellow Polish woman’s MMA standout Karolina Kowalkiewicz. UFC president Dana White posted a video of the woman’s 115-pound champion training Muay Thai and some nasty standing elbows ahead of her title fight with Kowalkiewicz at UFC 205 on November 12. Take a look at Joanna’s...

Oct 18, 2016 1:36 pm

Robbie Lawler training, “always” ready to fight Georges St-Pierre

Former UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler is coming off a devastating 1st round KO loss to Tyron Woodley in the main event of UFC 201 back in August which saw him lose the UFC welterweight championship. Following the loss, it appeared as though Lawler was poised for a quick turnaround when it was announced that...

Oct 18, 2016 12:53 pm

Chris Weidman to Appear Alongside Kevin James in CBS Sitcom

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to get back on track after losing his title to Luke Rockhold almost a year ago. His opportunity to do so will come against Cuba’s Yoel Romero, a former Olympian who has not lost a fight since...

Oct 18, 2016 12:24 pm

Daniel Cormier wishing for a big payday from Georges St-Pierre

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is set to defend his title against Anthony Johnson at UFC 206 on December 10. The pay-per-view card is taking place in Toronto, Canada and many were expecting the return of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre to be announced for the card. However, on Monday, St-Pierre announced on...

Oct 18, 2016 11:52 am

Georges St-Pierre’s attorney opens up on contract dispute with UFC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre may have been close to finalizing a deal with the UFC that would have seen him return to the Octagon , however this week it was revealed by St-Pierre that he was officially a free agent after negotiations with the UFC failed. With that being said, earlier this month,...