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Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...

Apr 1, 2016 12:46 pm

Jose Aldo thinks Nate Diaz will shame Conor McGregor even more in the rematch

Nate Diaz stunned the world but didn’t surprise himself when he beat Conor McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and McGregor are set to headline UFC 200 in a rematch that Diaz says was a gift to McGregor from the UFC. Former featherweight champion Jose Aldo spoke with FOX Sports on the rematch that is...

Apr 1, 2016 12:11 pm

Conor McGregor’s coach clarifies a condition about rematch with Nate Diaz

The MMA community lost their minds when Rafael dos Anjos pulled out of the scheduled superfight with Conor McGregor back in February. Nate Diaz then shook things up when he was announced as the late-replacement for dos Anjos and further upset a lot of people when he submitted McGregor at UFC 196. Now Diaz and...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

[ooyala code=”8zaHU4MjE6uchgcOUksoF-PTscrQnj3i” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided...


Apr 1, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach details one condition for a Georges St-Pierre return fight

Famed boxing coach Freddie Roach has trained with some of MMA’s elite including both Georges St-Pierre and Anderson Silva. The owner and head trainer of the Wild Card Boxing Club has been busy preparing his star fighter Manny Pacquiao for his supposed last fight before retiring against Timothy Bradley but touched upon St-Pierre’s highly rumored...

Apr 1, 2016 10:06 am

Eddie Alvarez vs. Rafael dos Anjos set for UFC 200?

While UFC President Dana White stated recently that the co-main event for UFC 200 had yet to be announced, it appears as though Eddie Alvarez may have broken the news via Twitter. Alvarez, who is currently riding a 2-fight win streak that has seen him defeat both Gilbert Melendez and Anthony Pettis via split decision,...

Apr 1, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

Recently the UFC announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While the majority of the MMA community was thrilled with the announcement of the bout, Rafael dos Anjos wasn’t. During a Periscope session, dos Anjos stated: “Conor don’t deserve to fight me....

Apr 1, 2016 9:20 am

Aldo’s coach does not believe Conor McGregor will win rematch with Nate Diaz

The UFC recently announced that former featherweight champion Jose Aldo will fight former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Officials added that the Aldo vs. Edgar rematch will be for the promotions interim featherweight title. Aldo had been campaigning for a rematch with current UFC featherweight...

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Apr 1, 2016 8:21 am

Jon Jones comments on recent traffic incident

For a brief period, there was fear that Jon Jones recent traffic incident would force him out of his UFC 197 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Thursday morning however, Jones appeared in front of a judge, who ordered him to attend anger management training, driver improvement courses, and get permission...

Apr 1, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones goes right back to training after being released from jail

Thursday morning a judge ordered Jon Jones to complete anger management training, driver improvement courses, and must get approval from his probation officer before he is allowed to drive anywhere. Immediately after being released from jail, Jones was back in the gym training for his UFC 197 fight against Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Fortunately,...

Apr 1, 2016 7:52 am

Nate Diaz: “I can beat every fighter from my weight up to heavyweight”

UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career, this after he submitted current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout that headlined last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” feels confident that he will once again be able to finish Conor...

Apr 1, 2016 7:40 am

Nate Diaz explains why Conor McGregor wanted the rematch to be at welterweight

Nate Diaz scored the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career last month, when he submitted Conor McGregor in the second-round of their main event fight at UFC 196. The current featherweight title holder (McGregor) and perennial lightweight contender (Diaz) will once again meet at the welterweight limit of 170-pounds when they rematch in...

Apr 1, 2016 6:25 am

BJ Penn vs. Georges St. Pierre 3 set for UFC 200 at 155-pounds

July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas just added another blockbuster fight. Former  UFC lightweight and welterweight title holder BJ Penn (16-10-2 MMA) will return to the octagon on July 9 to take on bitter rival Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA). The bout will reportedly take place in the UFC lightweight division (155-pounds). “The Prodigy” will fight for...

Apr 1, 2016 2:16 am

Jacob ‘Stitch’ Duran will get back to his craft as a cutman

Jacob “Stitch” Duran was one of the more recognized individuals in the world of MMA as he was seen throughout the years as MMA grew in popularity. Although never in the Octagon, cage, or ring trading strikes with any opponent, Duran was always there in between rounds helping put back together broken fighters to help...

Mar 31, 2016 4:11 pm

Aldo on fighting Edgar at UFC 200: “The first step is to regain what has been lost”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (25-2 MMA) will return to the octagon this July when he squares off with former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar (20-4-1 MMA) at UFC 200 for the promotions interim featherweight strap. Aldo had been actively campaigning for a rematch with current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at this summer’s blockbuster...

Mar 31, 2016 3:59 pm

Dana White: Playing the good guy drove Jon Jones crazy

While Jon Jones has received quite a bit of criticism lately since being stripped of the UFC light heavyweight championship a year ago, the pound for pound kingpin received nothing but cheers at the UFC’s “Unstoppable” press conference in March. Ahead of UFC 197, UFC President Dana White spoke to TMZ, where he explained that...

Mar 31, 2016 3:18 pm

Report: Robbie Lawler vs. Georges St. Pierre being discussed for UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, the UFC is trying to set up a welterweight title fight between current champ Robbie Lawler and former title holder Georges St. Pierre for July’s blockbuster UFC 200 pay-per-view event. Here is what Helwani had to say on twitter: @arielhelwani Do you think the co-main event will...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...

Mar 31, 2016 1:44 pm

PHOTO | Georges St. Pierre training at Tristar, UFC 200 return imminent?

Recently it was announced that the UFC had booked Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II for the main event of UFC 200, and Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar for an interim featherweight fight. The UFC then posted a photo counting down the days to UFC 200, using a photo of Georges St. Pierre, leading many...

Mar 31, 2016 1:16 pm

Anderson Silva on Jon Jones’ arrest: ‘I was really upset’

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva and former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones have a great deal of respect for one another. The two friends are both living legends and have said they look at one another in a brotherly type of way. So when Silva, the figurative big brother found out about Jones’ recent...

Mar 31, 2016 11:59 am

UFC releases statement on Jon Jones’ status of UFC 197 fight with Daniel Cormier

Fans were concerned about the UFC 197 main event bout featuring former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and current champion Daniel Cormier after Jones was arrested on Tuesday. A judge ruled that a ticket Jones received for allegedly drag racing violated the terms of his probation. Jones turned himself into police on Tuesday and...

Mar 31, 2016 10:38 am

PHOTO | UFC hinting at Georges St Pierre’s return at UFC 200?

“When this card is finished being announced … minds will be blown,” said UFC President Dana White via text message to Postmedia. While the news of the first official bouts for UFC 200 broke yesterday, the rest of the exciting card remains a mystery. Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor are set to rematch in a...

Mar 31, 2016 9:24 am

PHOTOS | Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar UFC 200 promo posters

After it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would have their welterweight rematch at UFC 200, and that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would be competing for the interim featherweight championship, a poster was released for the main event bout. Now, the UFC has also released promo posters for the...