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Oct 12, 2016 5:33 pm

Fan Favorite Strawweight Paige VanZant will headline UFC Sacramento

Good news, fight fans! Fan favorite strawweight “12 Gauge” Paige VanZant (7-2) is poised for a return to action. The 22-year-old will be taking on former Invicta atomweight champ Michelle Waterson (13-4) in the main event of UFC on Fox 22. The card will emanate from Sacramento, California on December 17. VanZant announced this matchup on...

Oct 12, 2016 1:44 pm

Al Iaquinta Confirms He’s Fully Retired from Fighting

On November 12, the UFC will make it’s long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Given that this event marks the organization’s first trip to The Big Apple, it unsurprisingly sought to fill the card’s lineup with New York based fighters. One of those fighters was Wantagh, New York’s Al Iaquinta, who was...

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass to discuss retirement, contract dispute

Jose Aldo shocked the MMA world when he announced his intent to retire. After Conor McGregor’s fight win Eddie Alvarez was made official, the interim featherweight champion accused the UFC of going back on their word in offering him the McGregor rematch following Aldo’s win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Aldo revealed that he...

Oct 12, 2016 1:17 pm

Ronda Rousey makes her first quick comment on her UFC 207 return vs. Amanda Nunes

It has been nearly a year since we have seen the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey fight in the UFC Octagon. On Wednesday, UFC President Dana White announced on “The Herd,” the highly anticipated return of “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey. The 12-1 former UFC champ will get her chance to reclaim UFC gold as...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

Ronda Rousey to Fight “Cyborg” Next If She Defeats Amanda Nunes in Comeback Fight

After weeks of rumors, it’s official. Ronda Rousey will return to action in the main event UFC 207, this December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. She’ll make her long-awaited return against Brazil’s Amanda Nunes, who won the UFC women’s bantamweight crown by submitting Miesha Tate at UFC 200. UFC President Dana White announced this long discussed...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Should Conor McGregor be thankful his NSAC fine was only $150,000?

“I get fined more than these bums get paid,” tweeted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Monday following his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). I get fined more than these bums get paid — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016 McGregor is basically right. Most fighters that compete in the UFC aren’t making...

Oct 12, 2016 11:02 am

Cris Cyborg roasts Ronda Rousey with lengthy post filled with frustration

When Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that it was looking like Ronda Rousey was going to make her much-anticipated return to the Octagon in December, the world took notice. One fighter, in particular, Cris Cyborg, was deeply frustrated by the UFC’s potential matchmaking and extremely frustrated with the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey....

Oct 12, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Warming Up in the Same Locker Room

On November 12, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If he wins, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Given that McGregor is one of the most iconic trash talkers in MMA history,...

Oct 12, 2016 8:51 am

Chael Sonnen’s advice to Conor McGregor regarding trash talk

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has undoubtably become one of the biggest figures in the MMA world, if not the single biggest. McGregor brash persona parallels the likes of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who used to frequently talk trash to his opponents in an extremely elaborate way, while promoting himself with over-the-top speeches. Before McGregor...

Oct 12, 2016 8:07 am

Brendan Schaub: Conor McGregor has to knock out Eddie Alvarez to win

With exactly one month until UFC 205, where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will square off with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship, the hype surrounding the event continues to increase! The fight, which not only gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships...

Oct 12, 2016 7:39 am

Michael Johnson foresaw fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov, ready to hand ‘The Eagle’ first loss

Before the main event for UFC 205 was announced, there was much speculation as to whether UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would get the lightweight title fight against Eddie Alvarez, or whether undefeated Dagestani fighter, and #1 ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov would get the fight against Alvarez. While initial reports were that McGregor and Alvarez...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Oct 11, 2016 2:23 pm

5 of the worst weight cuts in UFC history

Weight cutting is probably the least fun and most difficult part of a fight camp. While some UFC fighters only cut 5-10 pounds to make weight, others have the misfortune of cutting 20 pounds or more. We here at BJPenn.com have compiled five of the worst weight cuts in UFC history. Take a look below!...

Oct 11, 2016 1:27 pm

Jeremy Stephens looks HUGE in recent photo with welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Jeremy ‘Lil Heathen’ Stephens must be one of the biggest featherweights on the UFC roster. The former lightweight posted a photo on Facebook recently with 170 pound champion Tyron Woodley, and ‘Lil Heathen’ looks bigger than the welterweight champ! See for yourself how Stephens stacks up size-wise with 170 pounders. 170 Welterweight Champ < 145...

Oct 11, 2016 1:20 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Have Time To Address Cardio Problems

Firas Zahabi, who is the head honcho at Montreal’s Tristar gym, is renowned as one of the finest coaches in mixed martial arts. Given that he’s the man behind dominant forces like Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, and the teacher of talents like Joanne Calderwood, Joe Duffy, Nordine Taleb and Zach Makovsky, that reputation should...

Oct 11, 2016 1:05 pm

Jay Glazer calls on MMA community to blackball former NFL star Greg Hardy

Interesting news came out on Monday when MMA Fighting revealed that former NFL star Greg Hardy was looking to transition to a career in mixed martial arts. Hardy was drafted by the Carolina Panthers in the 2010 NFL draft and played for the team as a star defensive end. However, in 2014, Hardy was found...

Oct 11, 2016 12:33 pm

Amanda Nunes: “I want Ronda Rousey”

Newly-crowned woman’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes may have just recently won UFC gold, but that hasn’t stopped her from focusing on her first title defense. Nunes won the belt from Miesha Tate at UFC 200, where she submitted Tate  in the first round. With rumors of former champ Ronda Rousey potential return to the octagon, Nunes...

Oct 11, 2016 12:25 pm

Demain Maia predicts Tyron Woodley vs. Stephen Thompson

Welterweight contender and submission ace Demain Maia certainly has a vested interest in Tyron Woodley’s upcoming title defense against Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. Riding a six-fight win streak, Maia very well may be next in line for a shot at the welterweight belt, but in the meantime, Maia offered his prediction on how Woodley’s UFC 205...

Oct 11, 2016 12:09 pm

This Weekend, Shane Carwin will Fight Pro Skater Jason Ellis with One Arm Tied Behind His Back

Yes, you read this article’s headline correctly. This Saturday, inside Las Vegas’ Hard Rock Casino, former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin will partake in a boxing match with pro skater turned radio host turned fighter, Jason Ellis. He’ll do so with one arm tied behind his back. This bizarre, but undeniably intriguing showdown will...

Oct 11, 2016 10:54 am

Nick Diaz: Conor McGregor will never be the best

While Conor McGregor is currently the UFC featherweight champion, and has the opportunity to go down in history as the first UFC fighter to simultaneously hold title belts in two weight classes when he fights Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship at UFC 205 on November 12th, MMA veteran Nick Diaz doesn’t think McGregor’s beat...

Oct 11, 2016 10:24 am

Joe Rogan: ‘I think people are f—ing sleeping on Eddie Alvarez’

Eddie Alvarez and Conor McGregor meet for their UFC lightweight championship bout at UFC 205 on November 12 in New York. McGregor, who holds the UFC featherweighttitle, will go up in weight to challenge Alvarez for his UFC lightweight title. The Irishman will get his chance to become a two-weight UFC world champion, and become...

Oct 11, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Promises Comeback News in “A Few Weeks Maximum.”

Earlier this year, we learned that Canadian MMA superstar Georges St-Pierre was interested in making a return to the Octagon. This prospective comeback would mark the former welterweight champion’s first steps into the cage since a razor thin title fight with Johny Hendricks back in 2013. Though St-Pierre initially expressed interest in a jump to...

Oct 11, 2016 7:10 am

VIDEO | Mickey Gall on Sage Northcutt: “I’m Gonna Break His Bones.”

  Last month, on the main card of UFC 203, Mickey Gall did as just about everyone expected and spoiled the MMA debut of CM Punk. He did so in an utterly dominant display, capped off by a rear-naked choke. In his post-fight interview with Joe Rogan, Gall demonstrated his PR savvy by calling out...