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Dec 29, 2014 11:04 pm

Holm vs. Pennington Targeted For UFC 184 In February

A highly anticipated bout between Holly Holm and Raquel Pennington is reportedly in the works for UFC 184 in February, which takes place from the Staples Center in Los Angeles. The bout, which was originally supposed to go down at UFC 181 but was postponed due to Holm sustaining a neck injury, has not been...

Dec 28, 2014 7:51 am

Report: Hackers Leak UFC TV User Data

In shocking news, it is being reported that the hacker group Anonymous has hacked UFC TV, which UFC Fight Pass is categorized under. A Twitter account belonging to the group posted several Tweets regarding the situation, including a link to a file which contains 13,000 users account information from various websites, including UFC TV. A...

Dec 24, 2014 7:09 am

UFC Fight Night 59 Fight Card Finalized

The UFC returns to “Beantown” on January 18 for “UFC Fight Night 59”, an event headlined by a featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor taking on Dennis Siver. In the evenings co-main event, former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will take on former Bellator lightweight title holder Eddie Alvarez. Here is the official “UFC Fight Night...

Dec 23, 2014 2:35 pm

Two More UFC Veterans File Lawsuit Against The UFC

As expected, two-additional athletes filed a lawsuit against The Ultimate Fighting Championship this week. More will likely follow. Bloodyelbow.com uncovered the news this morning: With little fanfare a second class action lawsuit was apparently filed earlier today with the California‘s Northern District Court. Vazquez et al v. Zuffa, LLC. This was discovered while Bloody Elbow...

Dec 21, 2014 11:36 am

UFC Fight Night 56 Drug Test Results: All Fighters Test Clean

Good news! All drug test results from UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Saint Preux have come back clean! The event, which took place November 8th at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia Brazil was headlined by a bout between MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and Ovince Saint Preux, with Saint Preux getting the...

Dec 20, 2014 1:41 pm

Fighters Get Bitter On Twitter Over UFC Pay

With the impending UFC lawsuit, there has been much conversation regarding fighter pay. Most recently, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo, and the recently retired Cody McKenzie spoke out regarding the way fighters are paid. Now Mac Danzig has come forward to discuss the subject with Cody McKenzie publicly over Twitter before McKenzie deleted his account....

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 18, 2014 1:01 pm

Dana White: “Ben Askren does not want to fight in the UFC”

“The thing is with Ben Askren is that Ben Askren doesn’t really want to fight here, in my opinion. People that are close to him say the same thing. The guy is making a ton of money to fight nobodies, but when you talk and you say a lot of things it keeps your name...

Dec 18, 2014 10:36 am

Finalized! UFC on FOX 14 lineup set

The lineup for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden is set and includes a four fight main card which will air on FOX. The event, which takes place January 24 live from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, is headlined by a light heavyweight title eliminator bout featuring hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson taking on surging contender...

Dec 17, 2014 11:30 am

Watch Brendan Schaub’s Hysterical Reaction To The UFC Lawsuit

A potentially huge lawsuit was filed against the UFC. Hear exclusive reaction from current fighter @BrendanSchaub. https://t.co/OoHJGN4i7Z — @TheBuzzer (@TheBuzzerOnFOX) December 17, 2014 UFC heavyweight slugger, Brendan Schaub reacts to news that his employer, the UFC, is getting sued.

Dec 16, 2014 5:56 pm

UFC Responds

The UFC is aware of the action filed today but has not been served, nor has it had the opportunity to review the document. The UFC will vigorously defend itself and its business practices. In a recent statement released on UFC.com, the Ultimate Fighting Championship has responded to news that they are being sued by...

Dec 16, 2014 11:05 am

HE’S BACK! Jucao signs with the UFC

After besting the competition in BATTLEGROUND ONE, the one-night welterweight tournament, American Top Team’s Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is back with the UFC. The welterweight standout took to instagram with the news: I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family,...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 14, 2014 8:37 am

UFC on FOX 13 draws exceptional 15,300 attendance with gate of $1.5 million

Last night the UFC hit Phoenix US Airways Center in Arizona for UFC on FOX 13. The incredible night of fights was capped off by a spectacular 5-round main event war between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic. At the post-fight press conference it was announced that the attendance for the event was 15,300, while...

Dec 13, 2014 2:39 pm

UFC on FOX 13 Results: Brunson Sick, Fight with Herman Canceled

Derek Brunson fell ill and notified UFC officials this morning he did not feel like he was in any condition to step into the octagon tonight. As a result of this, his bout with Ed Herman has been canceled. The announcement was made on the Fox Sports 1 Pre-Show. Daniel Cormier mentioned that he had...

Dec 10, 2014 8:20 pm

Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas Official For UFC Title Fight

  This Friday on FOX Sports 1, the UFC’s first ever female strawweight champion will be crowned. Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas will headline the TUF 20 Finale event, which takes place live from the Pearl at the Palms Casino, in Las Vegas. News of the matchup was released following tonight’s Ultimate Fighter episode on...

Dec 10, 2014 4:02 pm

Nate Diaz misses UFC on FOX 13 open workouts

Nate Diaz decided not to attend Wednesday’s UFC on FOX 13 open workouts at Phoenix’s U.S. Airways Center. Diaz, who will co-main event the December 13 fight card, was scheduled to appear alongside fellow headliners Junior dos Santos, Stipe Miocic and Rafael dos Anjos. All three of the other fighters showed up to the event,...

Dec 8, 2014 8:22 pm

UFC 181 medical suspensions: Pettis out up to 6 months

Fight fans saw an incredible night of fights this past Saturday at UFC 181 where Robbie Lawler was crowned the welterweight champion and Anthony Pettis became the first person to submit Gilbert Melendez as he defended his lightweight title. The UFC 181 medical suspensions are in from the NSAC, which were obtained by Sherdog. Fighters...