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Nov 5, 2014 4:20 pm

Report: Lesnar Leveraging WWE Against a Possible UFC Return

With the WWE’s money stream dwindling, many are pointing to a Brock Lesnar return to the cage. As in, the WWE may not be able to afford the hefty salary of their champion, and the UFC, most certainly can. Popular pro-wrestling blog, Cageside Seats breaks it down: Lesnar, though he may not look it, is...

Oct 20, 2014 3:40 pm

Cejudo Set To Make Bantamweight Debut At UFC On FOX 13

Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is set to make his bantamweight debut on December 13th at UFC on FOX 13 against Dustin Kimura. Cejudo was originally scheduled to make his UFC debut at flyweight at UFC 177, but after falling ill while attempting to cut weight, and being deemed unfit to cut the remaining weight,...

Oct 17, 2014 5:01 am

Frank Mir Wants Brock Lesnar Rubber Match

Former UFC champion Frank Mir is looking for a potential rubber match with one of his greatest enemies, Brock Lesnar. Lesnar, who is currently working with the WWE, hasn’t seen action in the Octagon since December of 2011 when he lost to Alistair Overeem after a brutal body kick. Mir spoke to Combate.com about his...

Oct 15, 2014 12:47 pm

“The Reem” Finds Optimism Following 2-3 UFC Skid

“You put in the work and you come back. I’m 34 years old. If I would be injured, yes, maybe, but I still love what I do – I love working and improving. I’m an athlete, I’m a fighter, I’m a champion – this is what I do. I think there’s a couple different ways...


Oct 8, 2014 11:32 am

Jim Ross: ‘Scary-looking’ Brock Lesnar could make octagon return in 2015

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will have an opportunity to return to the sport of MMA (if he so chooses), this after his current WWE contract expires in the Spring of 2015. The current WWE champion is now 37-years-old and has not fought since December of 2011, where he lost...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Sep 23, 2014 5:04 am

Joe Riggs Set To Make UFC Return At UFC on Fox 13

Joe Riggs once again has a date set for his return to the UFC. Earlier this year it was announced that Riggs would be making his return to the UFC, but earlier this summer a gun accident left Riggs in the hospital receiving a blood transfusion after being shot in the hand and leg. Now...

Sep 18, 2014 3:26 pm

Greg Jackson Comments On Travis Browne’s Departure

“He just wanted to shake it up a little bit. He felt like he was kind of in the same old rut, and wanted to do something a little different. We’re all very supportive of him doing that. Anything that’s best for the fighter — it’s not about us, it’s about Travis — so whatever...

Sep 16, 2014 5:01 am

Frank Mir Uncertain About Future In The Octagon

Frank Mir’s legacy in the Octagon is safe, but that doesn’t mean Mir is ready to hang the gloves up just yet. Mir hasn’t been in the Octagon since February, when he went the distance with Alistair Overeem in a valiant effort that saw him lose a unanimous decision. The loss extended Mir’s losing streak...

Sep 14, 2014 9:08 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Arlovski’s KO Of Bigfoot

Last night at UFC Fight Night 51, Andrei Arlovski avenged his 2010 loss to Bigfoot Silva by picking up an impressive KO win in the first round of their 5-round main event bout in Brazil. We have complied the best Tweets from UFC fighters reacting to the massive upset. @UFC tonight and supporting my teammate...

Sep 9, 2014 7:52 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Hey Gustafsson, You’re Not The Head Honcho!’

“I just wanted a yes or a no to the fight. With him not responding, it just pretty much pissed me off. “Gus gave Jon (Jones) a run for his money, the toughest fight Jon has ever had. Everybody either has a fight lined up or they’re injured, and the only people in the top-five...

Sep 7, 2014 10:34 am

Todd Duffee Announces He Is Ready To Return To The UFC

Todd Duffee was one of the most promising up and coming fighters at one point, however after one of the most spectacular comebacks in MMA history, Duffee was KO’d in the third round by Mike Russow. Following the loss, Duffee was forced out of a bout against Jon Madsen, and shortly after, released from the...

Sep 5, 2014 11:54 pm

UFC FN 50 Bonus Report: Jacare, Rothwell, Chiesa and Lauzon Take Home Extra $50K

Fight of the Night: Joe Lauzon def. Michael Chiesa Despite being stopped short due to unfortunate circumstances, this fight still brought the crowd to life for the main-card. Whether they were defending the takedown or working off their back fighting off a submission, there was not a dull moment in this fight. A knee from...

Sep 5, 2014 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 50: Souza vs. Mousasi’ Official Results

As part of tonight’s MMA double-header, UFC Fight Night 50 goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. If you can’t make tonight’s event, or just need to get caught up on results, you’re in the right place. RESULTS: MAIN CARD: (Fox Sports 1) Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine)...

Sep 4, 2014 4:20 pm

STAREDOWNS! “UFC Fight Night 50” Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to action tomorrow night on free TV. A stacked 10-fight event, ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ goes down from the Foxwoods Resort Casino in Ledyard, Conn. OVEREEM VS. ROTHWELL: MITRIONE VS. LEWIS: LAUZON VS. CHIESA:

Sep 4, 2014 4:00 pm

“UFC Fight Night 50” Weigh-In results: One Misses Mark

Fighters from tomorrow night’s ‘UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare vs. Mousasi’ card hit the scales today at the UFC’s private weigh-ins event in Ledyard, Connecticut. All but one made their contracted weight limit, to make their bouts official. The entire event plays live and free on FOX sports 1, starting at 7:00/4:00 PM ET/PT. MAIN...

Sep 4, 2014 12:00 pm

Fight Night Foxwoods: Media Day Highlights

Hear from Jacare Souza, Gegard Mousasi, Alistair Overeem, and Ben Rothwell ahead of their bouts at Fight Night Foxwoods during their media day interviews in Connecticut.

Sep 2, 2014 12:51 pm

“The Reem” Responds To Anthony Johnson

Alistair Overeem and Anthony Johnson used to be teammates under the Blackzilian banner. Now, following a public exit and relocation, Alistair Overeem has found himself under-fire by Johnson, who’s made several claims against the heavyweight, even challenging him to fight. In a recent interview with MMAjunkie.com, Overeem got a chance to clear the air. Check...

Sep 1, 2014 8:09 am

FOX Sports 1 Analysts Preview Jacare vs. Mousasi

UFC Fight Night 50: Jacare Souza vs. Gegard Mousasi takes place this Friday on September 5th live from Foxwoods Resort & Casino in Ledyard Connecticut. The UFC scheduled this card to compete with Bellator 123, which is also taking place on Friday night. The full lineup is as follows: FOX Sports 1 Main Event: 185...

Aug 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White Slams Greg Jackson: “What Are You Doing?”

“It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighting a 5′ 10″ unbelievable wrestler – that’s who he is facing in Daniel Cormier. [But] he’s training with 6′ 10″ no-wrestling, all-stand up kickboxer Alistair Overeem. And Alistair Overeem lands on his leg and busts his knee up and gives him a high ankle sprain. I...

Aug 29, 2014 6:50 pm

Pros React To Barao Withdrawing From Dillashaw Rematch

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was out of his UFC 177 rematch against TJ Dillashaw, our inside source informed us that Barao passed out while cutting weight and was unable to fight for his own safety. Stepping in on short notice was Joe Soto, who was scheduled to fight Anthony Birchk on the...

Aug 28, 2014 10:26 am

ULTIMATE FRISBEE! “The Reem” Goes NFL Crazy For Frisbee Challenge

As part of a new camp at Greg Jackson’s, former Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem is taking to the team atmosphere with flying colors. And while some contest his commitment to the team concept, these photo’s show fans that he’s making the most of it. Here’s more: (Click to enlarge) So the Cameras show up...

Aug 28, 2014 5:05 am

Mark Hunt Details Plan For Retirement

Mark Hunt just inked a new six-fight deal with the UFC, but once it’s up, he plans on retiring. Earlier this month Hunt Tweeted a series of cryptic Tweets that he was unemployed, however as it turned out, Hunt was contemplating retiring from MMA completely and pulling out of his scheduled bout against Roy Nelson....

Aug 27, 2014 9:50 am

Andre Fili Out Of Fight Night 50, Chas Skelly Set To Step In

Fan favorite Andre ‘Touchy’ Fili has been forced to withdraw from his UFC Fight Night 50 bout against Sean Soriano. The UFC announced that Chas Skelly, who won this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 49 in Tulsa, will be stepping in for Fili against Sean Soriano. Skelly is coming off a win in his...

Aug 22, 2014 5:01 am

‘UBEREEM’ IS BACK! Alistair Looking Beefed Up In Latest Training Photo

As of late, many photo’s of UFC heavyweight Alistair Overeem have made him look smaller(ish), than fight fans have grown accustomed to. But that’s changed! Check it: Thanks for the rounds @Felderpaul and @jonavinwebb @Alistairovereem was a blast sparing with you pic.twitter.com/WTCfHwgeOW — Cowboy Cerrone (@Cowboycerrone) August 21, 2014

Aug 14, 2014 4:25 pm

Heyman: ‘A 100% Lesnar Would Have Been Untouchable’

“I think with all due respect to the rest of the division, I think Cain Velasquez is by far the most dominant heavyweight in UFC today. As a champion, I think he’s a noteworthy champion because I think he’s going to clean out the entire division. That being said, Cain Velasquez stepped in the cage...