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Feb 23, 2016 9:25 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor on the cover of Sports Illustrated

With UFC 196 less than two weeks away, fans are anxiously awaiting Conor McGregor’s UFC lightweight debut. Unfortunately, Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to pull out of the fight due to a broken foot. It was revealed by Kings MMA head coach Rafael Cordeiro that dos Anjos wouldn’t need...

Feb 23, 2016 8:29 am

Rafael dos Anjos’ coach releases statement on UFC 196 withdrawal

Early Tuesday morning news surfaced that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had been forced to withdraw from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight against Conor McGregor after breaking his foot. While the UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos with less than 2 weeks to go until fight night, Donald...

Feb 23, 2016 8:18 am

POLL | Who do you want to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196?

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. The UFC has been scrambling to find a replacement for dos Anjos less than 2 weeks away from fight night. Since RDA announced his withdrawal Donald Cerrone...

Feb 22, 2016 10:20 am

Coming To America: Conor “The Notorious” McGregor – Gold and Silk

In preparation for the last few weeks of training, Conor “The Notorious” McGregor and his camp will be getting acclimated to the ‘dry desert air’ in Las Vegas Nevada preparing for what could be the largest event of the year. Lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos has been nothing short of a killer in the octagon,...

Feb 19, 2016 11:42 pm

VIDEO | Eddie Alvarez wants Conor McGregor, talks title shot

Ahead of March 5th’s UFC 196 lightweight title scrap between Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos, Eddie Alvarez is seeking a lightweight title shot. Following his win over Anthony Pettis back in January, Alvarez’s name was thrown into the lightweight title mix. While he is looking to fight the winner of McGregor vs. dos Anjos,...

Feb 15, 2016 11:13 am

WATCH! UFC gives fans Conor McGregor versus Chad Mendes full fight video

Ahead of one of the biggest fights in UFC history, the UFC is giving a treat to Conor McGregor’s full fight against Chad Mendes at UFC 189. UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has a chance to make history on March 5 at UFC 196 to become the first fighter in the history of the UFC...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 2, 2016 1:25 am

WATCH! Conor McGregor looking blazing fast and powerful in training

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is looking very sharp ahead of his historic fight against UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Check out the video clip of the training being done in preparation of his superfight coming up. McGregor has a shot to become the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two division’s...

Jan 29, 2016 8:30 am

Cain Velasquez to undergo back surgery

Recently Cain Velasquez withdrew from his UFC 196 bout with Fabricio Werdum with a back injury. Velasquez’ withdrawal ultimately led to the UFC booking Stipe Miocic as a fill-in opponent for Werdum, who then withdrew from the bout with a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis...

Jan 27, 2016 9:12 pm

Werdum on UFC 196 withdrawal: “best decision of my life”

After it was announced that Cain Velasquez was out of his UFC 196 main event scrap with Fabricio Werdum, the UFC announced that Stipe Miocic would fight Werdum for the heavyweight title. Shortly after that announcement, Fabricio Werdum withdrew from the bout, also citing a back injury. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz...

Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 9:48 am

Eddie Alvarez: Retiring from money made in MMA ‘That’s just crazy talk’

Skies the limit for the former Bellator champion these days in the UFC. Eddie Alvarez lost his octagon debut at UFC 178 back in 2014 against Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. Alvarez rallied after the loss producing two straight wins against former Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez and former UFC champion Anthony Pettis both via split decision. Alvarez...

Jan 22, 2016 12:22 am

Rafael dos Anjos says he will finish Conor McGregor whenever he wants at UFC 197

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos believes that his bout with UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is where he will become a highly recognized prized fighter with a big draw in the UFC. Although dos Anjos is a champion, his star power isn’t on the same level as the outspoken Irishman. Dos Anjos previously said...

Jan 19, 2016 7:05 am

NEW Video: Conor McGregor – Shadow boxing and heavy bag work [Training UFC 197]

If your an MMA fan, behind the scenes footage before a fight are little nuggets of truth we as fans look for before fight night.  Looking through some of his training videos you can tell he’s preparing for that ‘signature heavy pressure’ that earned him a victory over the previous champ Anthony Pettis. Check out...

Jan 17, 2016 3:01 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s action in Boston? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps as they happen! Main card (Fox Sports 1) (c) TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz – Dominick Cruz defeats T.J. Dillashaw via split decision (48-47,...

Jan 16, 2016 8:28 am

WATCH! ‘UFC Boston’ Before The Bell with Frank Trigg

Ahead of tomorrow night’s action in Boston, where TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz will square off in the main event for the UFC bantamweight championship, Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas previewed the event for their ‘Before The Bell’ video. In addition to Cruz vs. Dillashaw, in the main event Anthony Pettis will square off against...

Jan 15, 2016 5:54 pm

WATCH! ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ open workout highlights

Ahead of Sunday’s highly anticipated ‘UFC Fight Night’ card headlined by Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw as they compete for the UFC bantamweight championship the fighters took to the cage for open workouts. From Dominick Cruz pranking fans, to Anthony Pettis putting on a show for fans, check out the open workout highlights above! The...

Jan 15, 2016 8:16 am

WATCH! Top 5 ‘UFC Boston’ Media Day moments

Ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night” Boston’ on Sunday, take a look at some of the best Media Day moments! The event will be headlined by a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown between Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw, as Cruz looks to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the co-main event Anthony Pettis will look to get back...

Jan 14, 2016 8:19 am

RDA: Conor McGregor is ‘out of his mind’

The war of words has begun ahead of Conor McGregor and Rafael dos Anjos’ UFC 197 scrap for the lightweight title. While McGregor sent the first verbal jabs in his official fight announcement on Facebook, dos Anjos has fired back in a recent interview. The lightweight champ spoke to MMAFighting to discuss why the lightweight...

Jan 9, 2016 8:24 am

Eddie Alvarez says McGregor’s move to lightweight is “convenient”

While Eddie Alvarez may only have two UFC fights, ahead of his ‘UFC FN: Boston’ scrap against Anthony Pettis on Sunday, he believes that there’s something ‘convenient’ about Conor McGregor’s timing to move up to lightweight. After his 13 second KO win over Jose Aldo at UFC 194, it was revealed that McGregor would go...

Jan 8, 2016 9:47 am

Early odds open up for Conor McGregor versus Rafael dos Anjos

Big news was recently released that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be going up from 145 pounds to 155 pounds to challenge lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos. Early betting odds from Best Fight Odds have been released. As of this writing, Conor McGregor has come out as the underdog at +100 while dos Anjos who...

Jan 1, 2016 11:17 am

Vote for your favorites! 2016 World MMA Award nominees announced

On Thursday, the nominees for the Fighters Only 2016 World MMA Awards were announced. Fans can vote for their favorite nominees at WorldMMAAwards.com. Voting is now open and will run through Friday, Jan. 31, 2016 at 12 Midnight PT. This marks the eighth annual Fighters Only World MMA Awards ceremony and will take place on...

Dec 25, 2015 4:41 pm

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates Christmas

Today many fighters celebrated Christmas, and as can be expected many of them took to social media to show how they will be spending the day. Check it out: Holiday cheers from The Nogs! 🎁🎄 #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/0OG2CkfsWj — UFC (@ufc) December 24, 2015 Have you been Notorious or Nice? 🎅🏽👊🏽 @TheNotoriousMMA #UFCXmas pic.twitter.com/KxQvnxnsIX — UFC (@ufc) December...