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May 10, 2016 9:40 pm

Dana White reacts to rumors of the UFC’s sale

Tuesday evening, a report was published which revealed that 4 bidders have emerged to purchase the UFC. While the report from ESPN also revealed that the UFC owners were in “advanced talks” to sell the promotion, that isn’t the case according to UFC President Dana White. White revealed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 10, 2016 7:43 pm

BREAKING: Dennis Siver out of fight with BJ Penn, UFC searching for new opponent

More injuries are causing problems for the UFC. After a late report on Tuesday that Anderson Silva was forced to pull out of his UFC 198 bout against Uriah Hall, BJPENN.COM has learned that UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has pulled out of his UFC 199 bout with BJ Penn. Penn said he received a call...

May 10, 2016 6:34 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva out of UFC 198

Former middleweight king Anderson Silva has faced another setback putting him on the sidelines. Yahoo! reported late Tuesday that Silva was forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Uriah Hall scheduled for May 14 at UFC 198 “due to abdominal pain that may require gall bladder surgery.” Yahoo! reports that UFC President Dana...


May 10, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Report: UFC step closer to being sold, valuation in the billions

The owners of the UFC are moving forward on to the next steps in the process of selling the UFC. ESPN reported the news on Tuesday that the “owners are in advanced talks to sell the business.” ESPN’s sources say that there are four serious buyers in the mix to purchase the UFC including WME/IMG,...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 10, 2016 11:49 am

VIDEO | Pop star singer Demi Lovato shows off her ground and pound skills

I hate the word victim. I never have been and I never will be. A video posted by Demi Lovato (@ddlovato) on May 6, 2016 at 10:44am PDT Pop star singer Demi Lovato is a big fan of MMA and has been a big supporter of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey. It looks...

May 10, 2016 11:13 am

VIDEO | Comedian Gabriel Iglesias predicted Nate Diaz would beat Conor McGregor

Back in March, Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor had their highly anticipated welterweight scrap in the main event oF UFC 196. Ultimately, Diaz rocked and then submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their fight. The event shattered UFC records, and set the stage for a rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While many...

May 10, 2016 10:54 am

Carlos Condit is a white belt?

It is really hard to believe that Carlos Condit is a white belt, according to traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu technical skills in the gi. With 13 submissions on his record, “The Natural Born Killer” has never trained in the gi, until now. Condit posted a statement on his Facebook page addressing his journey into the world...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 10, 2016 10:32 am

Bellator’s Scott Coker responds to Dada 5000’s recent comments

Dhafir Harris, better known as Dada 5000 has gone through a lot since he entered the cage at Bellator 149 on February 19. Dada 5000 had a lackluster fight with Kimbo Slice and was sent to the hospital in critical condition immediately after the fight. Dada 5000 says that he was brought back to life...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

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 8:47 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg ready for UFC 198

This Saturday at UFC 198, Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg will make her highly anticipated UFC debut as she faces Leslie Smith on the main card of the event. Ahead of the fight, see a promo video featuring highlights from both women, and Cyborg discussing the fight , above!

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 10, 2016 8:31 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of UFC 198

This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba Brazil. The event will play host to a number of high profile fights involving many Brazilian MMA legends, including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, Shogun Rua, and Fabricio Werdum to name just a few. In addition, Cris Cyborg will be making her UFC debut on the card. Ahead...

May 10, 2016 8:25 am

Gunnar Nelson’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

While Conor McGregor has been pulled from his UFC 200 rematch with Nate Diaz on July 9th, a rematch with Diaz doesn’t appear to be far from the mind of Team McGregor. In the wake of Gunnar Nelson’s submission victory over Albert Tumenov this past weekend in Rotterdam, Nelson spoke to FOX Sports to make...

May 10, 2016 8:18 am

Bigfoot Silva blasts critics following TKO loss

In the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’, Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva was TKOd in just 16 seconds by Stefan Struve. The loss to Struve made it 2 straight for Bigfoot, who is just 1-4 in his last 5 fights. Following the loss, Bigfoot took to social media to blast his critics in Portuguese. MMAFighting...

May 10, 2016 2:19 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw training with Georges St-Pierre at Tristar

Former Team Alpha Male all star TJ Dillashaw has been in Canada getting some training in with Georges St-Pierre and Tristar head coach Firas Zahabi. After a great training at @tristargym today with @TJDillashaw and @Firas_Zahabi! pic.twitter.com/S1jMDe68eL — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) May 9, 2016 According to Ariel Helwani, he was told that Dillashaw is training...

May 9, 2016 2:35 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC 198 Brazil card

UFC 198 takes place this coming weekend as the stacked card features some of Brazil’s greatest fighters showcasing their skills in Curitiba, Brazil. While many fans are excited about the fights on the card, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is upset with some of the fighters that are being featured on the main card. Kennedy tweeted,...

May 9, 2016 1:30 pm

Jon Jones says he is busy ‘chasing GOAT status’

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will look to once again become the undisputed champion when he faces reigning champion Daniel Cormier in the main event of UFC 200. Jones posted a message on his Instagram account letting everyone around him know that he will be busy getting ready for his fight on...

May 9, 2016 1:17 pm

Miesha Tate explains why Holly Holm’s manager is ‘an idiot’

Miesha Tate is a big fan of Holly Holm’s polite character and they have been friendly to one another even after Tate put Holm to sleep with a rear-naked choke at UFC 196. However, Tate revealed on Joe Rogan’s podcast last week that she has a problem with Tate’s manager Lenny Fresquez. “She’s so nice....

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...