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Aug 26, 2014 7:12 am

Breaking: Korean Zombie injured, forced out of UFC Fight Night 53

“The Korean Zombie” Chan Sung Jung (13-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been forced out of his scheduled “UFC Fight Night 53” co-main event bout with Akira Corassani (12-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC), this according to his agent Brian Rhee. Rhee told BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor that “shoulder issues” were to blame for KZ’s decision to withdraw from the...

Aug 26, 2014 7:00 am

UFC 177 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

On episode #1 of UFC 177 Embedded, new bantamweight champ T.J. Dillashaw and former belt-holder Renan Barao prepare in dramatically different ways for their highly-anticipated title rematch. Dillashaw’s fight week begins with news of a major shakeup, as Northern California endures its strongest earthquake in 25 years, centered just an hour away from his Sacramento...

Aug 25, 2014 10:02 am

Exclusive: Askren plans to dominate Suzuki on the ground; unsure if he will ever fight for UFC

Former Bellator title holder Ben Askren (13-0 MMA) will attempt to dethrone current ONE FC welterweight champion Nobutatsu Suzuki (11-1-2) at this weekends “ONE FC 19: Reign of Champions” event in Dubai. The welterweight showdown is a true clash of styles, pitting Askren’s elite grappling abilities against Suzuki’s high-level Karate striking. The former US Olympian and undefeated MMA fighter recently spoke with BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor about his...

Aug 25, 2014 5:38 am

Robert Drysdale Still In UFC Despite Rumors He Had Been Cut

  Robert Drysdale failed his second drug test after his win at the TUF 19 finale. The failed drug test marked the second failed test in his UFC career. Prior to his UFC debut in 2013, Drysdale failed a drug test for elevated testosterone levels, and as a result his debut bout was cancelled. Drysdale...

Aug 24, 2014 5:15 pm

UFC Tulsa Post-Fight Bonuses: Dos Anjos Pockets $50k

Last night during the UFC Fight Night Tulsa post fight press conference, UFC President Dana White disclosed who the winners were for the performance bonus’ for the night. They are as follows: Performance Of The Night $50k – Rafael Dos Anjos for his KO win over Benson Henderson. Performance Of The Night $50k – Jordan...

Aug 24, 2014 9:52 am

More Details About Booted UFC Judge Revealed

Yesterday during UFC Macau, Dana White made a judgement call mid fight to remove judge Howard Hughes mid card. The decision came after two controversial decisions, where Hughes ended up being the deciding judge in both cases. The first robbery of the night was during the Elizabeth Phillips and Milana Dudieva fight. Phillips was in...

Aug 22, 2014 2:29 pm

Brian Ortega tests positive for Drostanolone following UFC on FOX 12

The California State Athletic Commission announced today (via MMAJunkie) that UFC featherweight Brian Ortega (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) tested positive for the steroid drostanolone following his first-round submission victory over Mike De La Torre at last month’s UFC on FOX 12 event in San Jose. Ortega has subsequently been suspended from action for 9 months and fined...

Aug 22, 2014 3:00 am

“UFC Fight Night 48: Bisping vs. Le” Weigh-In Results

Early this morning in Macao, Chia, the UFC Fight Night 48 weigh-ins went down, and all fighters made their contracted weight. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast, here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 6 a.m. PT) Michael Bisping (186) vs. Cung Le (185) Dong Hyun Kim (171) vs. Tyron Woodley (170) Zhang Lipeng...

Aug 21, 2014 10:55 am

Killa B – ‘The Goal Was To Always Come Back To The UFC’

“That was always the goal. The second I got cut that was the goal. I made a post on my Facebook and my social media letting people know the sad news that I got cut and it wasn’t just a small post. I wrote out exactly how I felt and I made a damn promise...

Aug 20, 2014 6:06 pm

Michael Bisping: ‘Le Using The UFC Following Channing Tatum Snub’

In this weekend’s first UFC main event, Michael “The Count” Bisping faces action film star and former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. Bisping, for the most part, has managed to keep things civil between he and his opponent, but after hitting the Chinese streets, things are starting to get personal. In a recent interview with Sherdog,...

Aug 20, 2014 3:18 pm

UFC’s Woodley Fighting For Ferguson This Weekend In China

“I’m from Ferguson, Missouri, and you probably heard on the news all the rioting and all the crazy stuff. So that’s a distraction.” “I was all in to it, reading and following up. A lot of the people involved were people I’ve seen, are in my high school, my friends, or family members. I went...

Aug 18, 2014 3:46 pm

UFC Fight Night Macau Gets Last Minute Replacement Days Before Event

UFC Fight Night Macua, which will be headlined by Michael Bisping and Cung Le has a new fighter on the card. After Sheldon Westcott withdrew from his bout against undefeated prospect Alberto Mina, Sheldon Anzai has stepped in on just days notice. Anzai is 8-1 in his MMA career and will be riding a 6-fight...

Aug 15, 2014 3:39 pm

UFC’s Miesha Tate Lands Coveted Budweiser Sponsorship

The UFC’s number 2 female face, Miesha Tate has picked up a hefty new endorser in the form of Budweiser, the nations leading Beer company. She joins fellow UFC fighter Donald Cerrone on Team Budweiser. FOX Sports broke the news: Donald Cerrone was celebrating his UFC Fight Night on FOX win over Edson Barboza with...

Aug 14, 2014 9:15 am

UFC Fight Night 53 lineup finalized with 11 bouts

The world famous octagon will return to Sweden for “UFC Fight Night 53,” an 11 bout fight card that takes place October 4 live from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm. The event is headlined by a welterweight clash between Rick Story (17-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC)and Gunnar Nelson (13-0-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Gunnar Nelson is coming...

Aug 13, 2014 5:19 pm

TUF Vet Latest To Fail UFC Drug Test For Steroids

The Ultimate Fighter season 19 veteran, Mike King has failed his UFC Fight Night Dublin post-fight drug test. UFC officials quickly announced the fighters release. King tested positive for nandrolone, a banned substance and known steroid. In a release, the UFC stated, “UFC middleweight Mike King tested positive for nandrolone following his bout against Cathal...

Aug 12, 2014 6:16 pm

Gustafsson Slams UFC For Overlooking Him For Title Shot Again

Earlier today when news broke that Jon Jones withdrew from UFC 178 with a torn meniscus and the bout would be rescheduled for UFC 182, Alexander Gustafsson was not pleased. Gus posted the following message on his official Facebook page: Post by Alexander Gustafsson.

Aug 9, 2014 7:44 am

The Korean Zombie Returns, Faces Akira Corassani In UFC Co-Headliner

A featherweight bout between Chang Sung Jung and Akira Corassani has been added to the UFC’s upcoming UFC Fight Night 53 card. The two will be placed in the evening’s co-main event alongside Gunnar Nelson and Rick Story. UFC Fight Night 53 is set to go down from the Ericsson Globe in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Aug 8, 2014 10:27 am

UFC’s Mike Goldberg Inks NFL Commentating Deal With FOX

Next week, FOX Sports celebrates the 20th anniversary of its first NFL on FOX game telecast, and as the season approaches, the network is proud to unveil its 2014 broadcast teams, building on the strength of its well-respected lineup by coupling promising new talent with proven broadcast veterans.  The announcement was made today by FOX Sports President, COO & Executive Producer, Eric Shanks, and Executive Producer John Entz.  Regular-season...