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Jun 6, 2016 12:53 pm

Performance metrics – Brock Lesnar vs Mark Hunt for UFC 200

A juggernaut bout has just been added to UFC 200 as former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar returns to the Octagon to fight Mark Hunt. @Fightnomics Reed just released a detailed breakdown of both Lesnar and Hunt and where each man holds an advantage, according to their fight history. Performance metrics #UFC200Brock Lesnar vs Mark...

Jun 6, 2016 12:01 pm

Mark Hunt vs. Brock Lesnar opening odds

Former UFC champion Brock Lesnar was a guest on ESPN’s SportsCenter this morning where he announced that he would be returning to the octagon at UFC 200 on July 9 to fight Mark Hunt. Lesnar, who has not fought since his 2011 loss to Alistair Overeem, has opened as a +120 underdog against Hunt, this...

Jun 6, 2016 8:59 am

Pros react to the Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt fight announcement

Earlier today on ESPN’s SportsCenter former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announced that he would be returning to the octagon to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Lesnar has not competed in mixed martial arts since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141. The former champions...

Jun 6, 2016 7:35 am

Breaking! Brock Lesnar receives his opponent for UFC 200

This past weekend at UFC 199 in Los Angeles the UFC announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The promotion did not name an opponent for Lesnar that evening in Los Angeles (UFC 199), leaving fans across the world speculating...

Jun 5, 2016 10:04 am

Pros react to Michael Bisping’s KO victory over Luke Rockhold

Michael Bisping was able to shock the mixed martial arts world yesterday in Los Angeles by scoring a first-round knockout victory over Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC’s middleweight championship. “The Count”, who took yesterday’s title fight on just two weeks notice, was able to catch Luke Rockhold with a couple of big left hands...

Jun 4, 2016 10:41 pm

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar fighting at UFC 200

During last night’s UFC 199 pay-per-view broadcast, UFC officials announced that former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The news came as quite a shock, as Lesnar has not stepped foot inside the octagon since his 2011 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem....

Jun 4, 2016 8:43 pm

Brock Lesnar will return to the octagon at UFC 200

During tonight’s UFC 199 pay-per-view card it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the octagon at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. No opponent has been named for “The Beast” at this time. Lesnar has not fought since his UFC 141 TKO loss to Alistair Overeem in...

Jun 4, 2016 6:14 pm

Report: Brock Lesnar will return to fight at UFC 200

According to a report from MMAFighting‘s Ariel Helwani, UFC officials are currently in serious talks with former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar about returning to fight at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. The report states that both sides are close to finalizing the deal and that Lesnar’s return to mixed martial arts could...

Jun 1, 2016 10:54 am

Stipe Miocic winning more fans over with a message to his haters

Fans have been jumping on the Stipe Miocic train as the spotlight has been on him since winning the UFC heavyweight title. It’s hard not to like the guy who can smash a homerun with his hometown Cleveland Indians and continues to work his day job as a firefighter/paramedic in Ohio, despite winning UFC gold....

May 30, 2016 6:25 am

Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett headlines UFC Hamburg

A key heavyweight tilt between former UFC champions Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett will headline ‘UFC Hamburg’ this September in Germany. UFC officials made the announcement earlier today. Andrei Arlovski will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he meets Barnett in Germany. “The Pit Bull” is coming off back-to-back TKO losses which...

May 29, 2016 9:02 pm

Fabricio Werdum returns at UFC 203 in Cleveland

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA) will return to the octagon this September in Cleveland when he squares off with Ben Rothwell (36-10 MMA) on the main card of UFC 203. Werdum was just in action at UFC 198, where he lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic in the evening’s main event....

May 26, 2016 12:00 pm

Despite being UFC heavyweight champion, Stipe Miocic isn’t quitting his day job

Stipe Miocic realized his dream of becoming UFC heavyweight champion when he knocked out Fabricio Werdum at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil. Despite his new status and a UFC champion’s paycheck, Miocic hasn’t left his job as a Valley View fireman and paramedic in Cleveland, Ohio. Miocic posted a photo to his Facebook page saying,...

May 21, 2016 2:51 am

Brock Lesnar added back on to UFC roster?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in December 2011. However, the clever tracking of UFCFightersInfo has alerted everyone that the UFC just recently added Brock Lesnar on to their roster. [Added] Brock Lesnar (Heavy)https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2 — UFCFIGHTERSiNFO (@UFCFIGHTERSiNFO) May 20, 2016...

May 15, 2016 7:24 pm

Fighters react to Stipe Miocic’s knockout victory over Fabricio Werdum

Stipe Miocic silenced the crowd in Curitiba, Brazil on Saturday night, this after he knocked hometown hero Fabricio Werdum out cold with one punch in the first-round of their UFC 198 main event title fight. The fight-ending right hand Miocic delivered to the chin of Werdum earned Stipe the UFC’s coveted heavyweight championship. Here is...

May 12, 2016 10:06 am

Frank Mir’s ‘B Sample’ tests positive

Back in March, Mark Hunt picked up yet another walk-off KO as he defeated Frank Mir in the first round of their ‘UFC FN: Sydney’ main event scrap. After the bout, news surfaced that Mir had failed a drug test that was taken after his loss to Hunt. Mir adamantly denied that he took any...

May 10, 2016 10:13 am

Ben Rothwell opens up on “stupid” fight against Junior dos Santos

Last month Ben Rothwell looked to extend his 4-fight win streak and secure a title shot by defeating former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos in a main event fight. Unfortunately for Rothwell, he lost via decision, dropping down to #6 on the UFC’s heavyweight rankings. During a recent appearance on The MMA Hour, Rothwell discussed...

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

May 8, 2016 3:28 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 87’ in Rotterdam delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Alistair Overeem for...

May 8, 2016 7:26 am

UFC Fight Night 87 Live Results

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 87 event in Rotterdam, BJPENN.com has you covered. Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from all of today’s UFC fights. UFC Fight Night 87 live results: Alistair Overeem vs. Andrei Arlovski – Overeem defeats Arlovski via TKO at 1:12 of round 2...

May 7, 2016 9:26 am

VIDEO | Intense Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve staredown

Woahhh! That Bigfoot vs. Struve face-off was INTENSE! 'Skyscraper' is fired up! #UFCRotterdam https://t.co/x2m11W3hPD — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) May 7, 2016 Tomorrow night in Rotterdam, Netherlands, UFC Fight Night: Overeem vs. Arlovski goes down. While that fight is sure to deliver fireworks given the fact that the two men were once teammates, in the...

May 3, 2016 9:43 am

VIDEO | Andrei Arlovski explains awkward case of fighting teammate

On Sunday May 8th, Andrei Arlovski will step into the Octagon against former teammate Alistair Overeem. While at first many wondered how things would play out with the two Jackson WinkelJohn teammates fighting each other, the pair have explained before that they were never friends, and only training together on a few occasions. To add...

Apr 28, 2016 11:34 pm

Junior Dos Santos releases statement on shoulder surgery

Earlier this month, former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos returned to the win column as he defeated Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision in Zagreb Croatia. The win for JDS was a much needed one after losing via TKO to Alistair Overeem back in the end of 2015. Unfortunately for the former heavyweight champ, he...

Apr 19, 2016 4:32 pm

Pros react to Conor McGregor’s retirement

Conor McGregor shocked the MMA Universe earlier today when he took to Twitter to announce his retirement from the sport. The current UFC featherweight champion was supposed to rematch Nate Diaz in the headlining bout of UFC 200 this July in Las Vegas. The UFC has yet to release a statement on McGregor’s retirement, but...

Mar 29, 2016 2:43 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Cowboy Cerrone Bites Andrei Arlovski

[ooyala code=”Z5b3FlMjE6L8MUBKpksk_q-7XL0TLENb” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] The Jackson-Winkeljohn MMA Academy is home to some of the best fighters on the planet. While the saying “iron sharpens iron” certainly holds true behind the doors of the famed MMA camp, things often turn comical. When UFC heavyweight Andrei Arlovski went to give UFC lightweight Donald Cerrone...

Mar 28, 2016 8:13 pm

JDS says he looked ‘worse than he was’ in fights with Cain Velasquez

Former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos (17-4 MMA) has been in a bit of a slump, going a mere 2-3 during his past five octagon appearances. Although only 32 years of age, “JDS” has been through plenty of wars, most notably his final two bouts with rival Cain Velasquez in which he took a considerable...

Mar 17, 2016 11:38 am

JacksonWink Exclusive Video | Andrei Arlovski spins John Dodson like a toy

[ooyala code=”V4YnIzMjE6SKcvhOc8p5JuSRz91fki3j” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It was recently announced that Andrei Arlovski would be squaring off against teammate Alistair Overeem on May 8th in Rotterdam, Netherlands. While there is quite some time left until the bout, Arlovski worked on strategy for the fight with flyweight teammate John Dodson. Of course, given the tremendous...

Feb 22, 2016 9:08 am

Video: Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone – ‘First time I’ve really had a game plan’

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone put a W back in the win column last night with a submission finish against Alex “Cowboy” Oliveira. His performance earned him a $50k bonus for the Jackson-Wink MMA product in what may be the beginnings of another “Cowboy” winning streak. Think it’s uncommon for MMA fighters to not go into a...