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Nov 24, 2016 9:53 am

Michael Johnson calls out Rafael dos Anjos

It’s no secret that the lightweight division is one of the UFC’s most exciting divisions. The top 5 of the UFC’s lightweight division according to the promotions official rankings are as follows: Champion – Conor McGregor #1 Khabib Nurmagomedov #2 Tony Ferguson #3 Eddie Alvarez #4 Rafael dos Anjos #5 Nate Diaz Just out of...

Nov 24, 2016 9:27 am

Dominick Cruz explains why Cody Garbrandt got title shot, not TJ Dillashaw

At UFC 207 on December 30th, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will put his bantamweight strap on the line in the co-main event of the New Years Eve card as he steps into the Octagon against streaking undefeated bantamweight Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt, who will be entering the bout on a 10-fight win streak that has...

Nov 24, 2016 8:28 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson confirms a rematch with Tyron Woodley is in the works

Earlier this month at UFC 205, top ranked welterweight contender Stephen Thompson stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of the card with welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated showdown. The fight was an extremely back and forth one, with Woodley coming out strong in the first round and securing a takedown,...

Nov 23, 2016 10:02 pm

Report: Ronda Rousey likely to appear in WWE ring again

Earlier today, we reported that Conor McGregor’s team said that they would be willing to entertain offers from WWE. If the Irishman were to accept an offer from the pro wrestling organization and step into the ring, he’d be following in the footsteps of another massive MMA star in Ronda Rousey. Rousey made her foray...

Nov 23, 2016 6:04 pm

Coach says Frankie Edgar’s camp for Jeremy Stephens fight was his worst ever

Earlier this month, in the final bout of the UFC 205 undercard, former lightweight champion and longtime featherweight contender Frankie Edgar took on the dangerous Jeremy Stephens. Barring a moment in the second round where he was wobbled by a Stephens head-kick, Edgar would dominate this contest en route to a sound, unanimous decision win....

Nov 23, 2016 5:19 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi goes beast mode sparring 6’4 undefeated pro welterweight

Tristar GYM head coach Firas Zahabi is widely believed to be one of the best coaches in MMA. In addition to welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, Zahabi has coached top ranked fighters such as Rory MacDonald, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson, and even worked with rising prospect Sage Northcutt. In addition to coaching his fighters, Zahabi also releases...

Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 23, 2016 1:29 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz back at it again with reminder to Conor McGregor and all of his fans

UFC star Nate Diaz is surely not letting people forget what happened earlier this year in March. Nate Diaz turned Conor McGregor’s world upside down when he took a fight with the current double weight champion on 11 days’ notice after McGregor’s original opponent, then UFC lightweight champion Raphael dos Anjos pulled out due to...

Nov 23, 2016 12:37 pm

VIDEO | Mirko Cro Cop rag-dolling training partners ahead of Wanderlei Silva fight

Next month, MMA legends Mirko ‘Cro Cop’ Filipovic and Wanderlei ‘The Axe Murderer’ Silva will step into the ring on December 29th in the quarterfinal round of the Rizin FF openweight Grand-Prix. For Cro-Cop, the fight will not only be his second under the Rizin FF banner, but will give him the opportunity to make...

Nov 23, 2016 11:59 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov open to interim title fight with Tony Ferguson

Earlier this month, top ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov delivered a spectacular performance as he picked up a third round submission win over #8 ranked lightweight Michael Johnson in a highly anticipated matchup. The win was not only a finish for Nurmagomedov, but a rather dominant one as he put on a horrendously vicious display of...

Nov 23, 2016 11:28 am

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 8 // Raquel Pennington | Sugar Ray Sefo | Matt Brown

BJPENN.COM Radio is back in your life tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with more awesome guest for your weekly fight fix! 8:15PM ET- “Rocky” Raquel Pennington @rockypmma kicks off the show to discuss her huge victory over former champion Meisha Tate at UFC 205. Pennington will give us her breakdown of the fight, how it felt...

Nov 23, 2016 11:23 am

Conor McGregor just roasted the entire UFC roster

Whether you love him or hate him, its hard to deny the dominance of Conor McGregor. Barring an early 2016 hiccup against Nate Diaz, the Irishman has blown through his UFC competition, setting records and making millions in the process. It all began with a knockout of Marcus Brimage. Then came a dominant decision defeat...

Nov 23, 2016 11:09 am

Cris Cyborg confident Ronda Rousey will not fight her

Next month fight fans will finally see former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey step into the Octagon in a highly anticipated return bout to the Octagon. Rousey of course will be returning from her year-long hiatus to square off against women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship in what will...

Nov 23, 2016 10:32 am

Yoel Romero and Thiago Alves join Kelvin Gastelum with suspensions from UFC 205

New York is proving to be a strict state when it comes to their athletic commission. On Wednesday, MMA Fighting reported per New York State Department spokesperson Laz Benitez that Yoel Romero has been suspended for 60 days for exiting the Octagon after beating former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman in their UFC 205 contest....

Nov 23, 2016 10:11 am

USADA fires back at Lyoto Machida for claiming ignorance in doping case

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida’s case with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) has been a very public one. Several months ago, USADA approached Machida for a random out-of-competion drug test. Machida disclosed that he had been taking a supplement called 7-Keto, which resulted in an anti-doping policy violation. Machida was handed an 18-month suspension, which...

Nov 23, 2016 9:01 am

Report: Ronda Rousey had to be consoled after her staredown with Amanda Nunes

In mid October, it was announced that former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to action against reigning champion Amanda Nunes. The bout, which will mark Ronda Rousey’s first since she was knocked out by Holly Holm more than a year ago, will headline UFC 207 this December 30. As this fight draws...

Nov 23, 2016 8:53 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov offered $5 million to fight in Russia

Top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is undoubtably one of the best lightweights in the UFC. In addition, ‘The Eagle’ boasts a cult-like following of fans in the MMA community, who are very eager to see the undefeated Dagestani fighter given a title shot. With that being said, Nurmagomedov’s star-power is increased tenfold in his...

Nov 23, 2016 7:52 am

VIDEO | Watch Fedor Emelianenko’s wild slobber-knocker with Fabio Maldonado

Last weekend, during the Bellator 165 broadcast, we learned that heavyweight legend Fedor Emelianenko had signed with the promotion. The Russian great will debut at Bellator 172 on February 18 in San Jose. He’ll make this Bellator debut against dangerous UFC veteran Matt Mitrione. By the time Fedor makes his Bellator debut, it’ll have been eight...

Nov 23, 2016 7:19 am

Conor McGregor’s agent: If WWE has an offer, “we are willing to entertain it”

As the undisputed champion of both the featherweight and lightweight divisions, Conor McGregor is one of the very best fighters in the world. He’s also one of the best trash talkers in the game, as he frequently lobotomizes his opponents with his sharp tongue, and throws them off their game before the fight even begins....

Nov 23, 2016 5:51 am

Max Holloway trashes Jose Aldo: “that motherf**ker been running”

In a few short weeks, in the co-main event of UFC 206, Hawaiian featherweight Max Holloway will take on former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis. If Holloway defeats Pettis, his win-streak will grow to a baffling 10-straight. Needless to say, Holloway has done pretty much all their is to do to earn a featherweight title shot....

Nov 22, 2016 6:41 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor scores a 4-second knockout victory over Patrick Doherty

Irish superstar Conor McGregor (21-3 MMA) has taken over the sport of mixed martial arts by becoming the first ever fighter to hold titles in two different weight classes simultaneously. “Mystic Mac” earned his second title, the UFC lightweight championship, earlier this month in the main event of UFC 205 in New York when he...

Nov 22, 2016 6:04 pm

Luke Rockhold weighs in on Michael Bisping vs. Yoel Romero

Yoel Romero (12-1 MMA) extended his current win streak to eight in a row earlier this month in New York, this after scoring a devastating third-round knockout victory (flying knee) over former middleweight champion Chris Weidman on the main card of UFC 205. With the win, “The Soldier of God” solidified his status as the...

Nov 22, 2016 5:19 pm

Luke Rockhold feels Conor McGregor is a threat in the UFC welterweight division

There is much speculation as to what will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor. With his last title fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, “The Notorious” became the first fighter to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion, holding both the featherweight and lightweight titles. Following the historic fight, McGregor told the media that...

Nov 22, 2016 3:48 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor sparks celebrities to do Vince McMahon’s power walk

Conor McGregor isn’t the first one to do it, but he has surely lit the fire to bring it to a lot of people’s attention. WWE boss, Vince McMahon was the one to make the “power walk” famous and “The Notorious” has taken it with him right into the Octagon. Back in his rematch against...