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Jul 15, 2014 4:34 pm

UFC Targeting Puerto Rico Event In 2015

UFC Vice President of Regulatory Affairs Marc Ratner spoke with UFC.com about when the UFC will be coming to Puerto Rico. “I’m going to Puerto Rico to meet with the athletic commission and some government officials there because we do want to fight there sometime in 2015 (in San Juan),” Ratner told UFC.com. “And this...

Jul 8, 2014 9:45 am

QUICK TWITT: MMA Community Reacts To TUF 19 Finale

The TUF 19 Finale took place this past weekend, where fans saw Eddie Gordon and Corey Anderson crowned as the TUF 19 champions. Also in the main event, fans saw Frankie Edgar defeat BJ Penn in the third round. Below is how the MMA community reacted to the event: Congrats @coreyA_mma gonna be a big...

Jul 2, 2014 2:52 pm

UFC Fight Pass To Show UFC 175/TUF 19 Finale Ultimate Media Day

For the first time ever, UFC Fight Pass will cover the UFC 175 and TUF 19 finale media day, which will also feature an appearance from the cast of the upcoming TUF 20 coached by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, which will crown the UFC’s inaugural women’s strawweight champion. The agenda is as follows courtesy...

Jun 27, 2014 6:13 pm

Rousey: ‘New 115lb UFC Girls Take The Pressure Off Of Me’

“One-fifteen is a stacked division, It’s an interesting division and I’m looking forward to it. I’m glad it already has a lot of depth, it’s not like they have to build it, and it definitely takes a lot of pressure off of me having another women’s champion that they can really get behind and then...


Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...

Jun 25, 2014 5:01 am

GIF | Kid Lands Showtime Kick On Younger Brother Perfectly

In this GIF currently making its rounds on the internet, we see a young boy land Anthony Pettis’ famous “Showtime Kick” off the wall and land perfectly on another kid, presumably his younger brother. Check it out!

Jun 22, 2014 3:28 pm

More Than 50 UFC Stars to Appear at UFC Fan Expo in Vegas July 5 & 6

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to announce more than 50 UFC stars scheduled to appear at the 2014 UFC Fan Expo on Sat., July 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sun., July 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest gathering...

Jun 18, 2014 5:03 am

Benson Henderson vs. Rafael Dos Anjos To Headline UFC FN 49

It looks like Benson Henderson won’t get a long layoff after his submission win over Rustam Khabilov earlier this month. Now the former lightweight champion is slated to face Rafael Dos Anjos on August 23rd at the BOK Center in Tulsa Oklahoma at UFC Fight Night 49. After losing his lightweight title to Anthony Pettis...

Jun 17, 2014 4:03 pm

Melendez Wants To Fight In Mexico

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to coach season 20 of The Ultimate Fighter opposite Anthony Pettis, who Melendez will be fighting at the end of the show. However he is already looking past that to future events, that he hopes can possibly take place in Mexico. Melendez joined MMAJunkie Radio to talk about...

Jun 12, 2014 5:01 am

Bendo: ‘I will take on all the next top contenders’

“I can understand how people would take that, but no, I don’t have anything bad to say against Pettis. I’m not taking shots.’Shots fired, shots fired.’ I’m not taking shots at Anthony Pettis or anything like that. Truly, the belt is not being defended as many times as the it had been previously. If the...

Jun 9, 2014 10:45 am

Mel Gibson Shows Off Biceps While Posing With Octagon Girls

Mel Gibson joined Anthony Pettis cageside to watch UFC Fight Night live this past Saturday and show off his biceps. Mel joined Octagon girls Rachelle Leah and Chrissy Blair for a picture during the event. Check it out below.

May 9, 2014 10:21 am

T.J. Grant’s Trainer Wants Cruz and Zingano Removed From Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis UFC Lightweight T.J. Grant hasn’t seen the Octagon since May of 2013 when he knocked out Gray Maynard in the beginning of the first round, extending Grant’s win streak to five. The fight served as a lightweight title eliminator and it appeared Grant would fight Anthony Pettis in December of 2013, however...

May 6, 2014 11:13 am

Injured T.J. Grant Removed From UFC Rankings

  Top UFC lightweight T.J. Grant has been removed from the UFC’s official rankings following a lengthy layoff from competition. The Canadian grappler rose through the UFC’s lightweight ranks to earn a title shot against Benson Henderson. An injury forced him out of that contest, making way for Anthony Pettis and the rest of the...

May 1, 2014 12:16 pm

Tate: ‘Carmouche Tried To Lay n Pray’ – Wants Carano Bout

Following her first ever UFC win, former title challenger and TUF coach, Miesha Tate took to the UFC on FOX Sports 1 studio’s to talk about her last fight against Liz Carmouche and what the future holds for her.   Miesha Tate on getting her first win in the UFC against Liz Carmouche: “It feels really...

May 1, 2014 11:16 am

VIDEO | The TUF 20 Girls Are Here, Fighters Enjoying A Night Out

With the Ultimate Fighter Season 20 nearly underway, the top 115 pound female fighters will all rally for a shot in the tournament final and a chance at UFC gold. In a recent video uploaded by Tecia Torres, we can see some of the ladies selected to partake in the show. Gilbert Melendez and Anthony...

Apr 29, 2014 10:44 am

VIDEO | Footage From Yesterday’s TUF 20 Tryouts

Yesterday in Las Vegas, 36 women tried out for the first ever all-female season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. TUF 20 will featured 115lb women in an elimination tournament that will crown the first ever strawweight UFC champion. The season will be coached by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez. Dana White sent out the following footage...

Apr 24, 2014 10:46 am

Coach: Khabib Nurmagomedov Deserves No. 1 Contender Fight

“Well, it would be advantageous, in his position, with as many wins as he’s had in the UFC that he has a No. 1 contender’s spot in his next fight. I think it’s only logical, I think the fans would want to see it. And I think Joe Rogan said that he and Anthony Pettis,...

Apr 22, 2014 12:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Not Retiring, Wants to Fight in July

Despite his initial statements that he was heavily considering retirement, UFC Lightweight contender Josh ‘The Punk’ Thomson has altered course. “I’m hoping to fight July 26 in San Jose,” Thomson told BJPenn.com. San Jose would make sense for Thomson, since he was born and raised there, and has fought at home numerous times.  He explained...

Apr 22, 2014 12:14 pm

Khabib Puts 155 On Notice: ‘Learn Wrestling If You Want To Compete With Me’

Russian born Khabib Nurmagomedov hasn’t slowed down since his start in the sport of MMA. After mastering the Russian art of Combat Sambo, he transitioned into the world of Mixed Martial Arts and has gone on a rarely matched 22-0 run against the world’s best fighters. Many believe he’s the biggest threat to UFC champion,...

Apr 2, 2014 11:58 am

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Close Up – TUF 20 Fighter Jo Calderwood

Joanne Calderwood spoke to BJPENN.COM affiliate, Whoa TV, ahead of her joining the TUF 20 cast. TUF 20 features 115-pound female fighters in a tournament that will crown the UFC’s first champ. TUF 20 will be coached by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez.

Apr 1, 2014 11:33 am

BJ Penn on Frankie Edgar: ‘He’s the Only Reason I’m Coming Back’

BJ Penn is set to make his octagon return when he collides with Frankie Edgar in the culmination of their season as coaches of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. This will be their third meeting and unlike their first two at lightweight, this contest will take place in the featherweight division. ‘The Prodigy’ has not fought for...

Mar 12, 2014 11:00 am

Diego Sanchez Thinks His Octagon Wars Have No Adverse Effects On His Health

“Hell no, that shit don’t take a toll on me, it makes me better. That’s experience, that’s being under the bright lights and that’s learning to find who you are as a true warrior; learning to find that true warrior spirit within. And, it takes time, it takes many years, it takes many fights, it...

Mar 11, 2014 1:37 pm

Does Jon Jones Make A Valid Case For Avoiding Gustafsson And Cormier?

Maybe Jon Jones has a point. Jones recently took to Twitter and decided to play the role of Joe Silva, stating his belief that Alexander Gustafsson should not be given a rematch for his title after blasting Jimi Manuwa. Instead, “Bones” wants to see Gustafsson go up against fellow contender Daniel Cormier. His reason: it...

Mar 7, 2014 9:31 pm

Melvin Guillard: ‘I Will Be UFC Champion’

“People don’t realize how hard it is not only to fight in the UFC but stay in the UFC. I’ve been in the UFC for nine years straight. I haven’t been cut or kicked to another promotion and I’m proud of that. Will I get a title shot? Yes. Will I be champion? Yes. I...

Mar 3, 2014 11:02 am

.gif | Alexander Gustafsson Perfectly Lands The ‘Showtime Kick’

Anthony Pettis started an off-the-cage trend in his first fight against Benson Henderson. Now dubbed as the ‘Showtime Kick’ many fighters are starting to utilize the cage for more than clinch work. Check out this animated gif of Gustafsson doing his own ‘Showtime Kick.’