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Jan 8, 2015 6:40 pm

Roland Delorme let go by the UFC

Canadian bantamweight fighter “Stunning” Roland Delorme (9-4, 1 NC MMA) has received his walking papers from the UFC. The former TUF 14 competitor went 3-3 with 1 no-contest during his time with the promotion. He scored victories over Josh Ferguson, Nick Denis and Edwin Figueroa while a part of the UFC’s bantamweight division. Delorme was...

Jan 8, 2015 12:00 pm

#TBT – Sonnen Drinks Coca Cola Vs. Jones At UFC Weigh-Ins

Prior to his April 2013 bout against Jon “Bones” Jones, Chael Sonnen chose a rarely used cola beverage to rehydrate with during his faceoff with the champ. Sonnen lost the next day, Coca Cola being the obvious wrong choice here. Or was it… Is your mind not blown? Happy Throwback Thursday. We present this as...

Jan 6, 2015 4:30 pm

UFC Fighters React To Jon Jones’ Cocaine Positive

Earlier today the world learned of an unfortunate positive drug test in our sport. UFC light-heavyweight champion, and pound-for-pound king of Mixed Martial Arts Jon “Bones” Jones was randomly tested by the Nevada State Athletic Commission exactly one-month prior to last weekend’s UFC 182 main event. The result? Cocaine. Now the world of MMA, and...


Jan 5, 2015 5:50 pm

Alvarez Out Of UFC Fight Night Boston, Cerrone Steps In As Replacement

In surprising news, Eddie Alvarez has withdrawn from his UFC Fight Night Boston bout against Benson Henderson on January 18th, and as a result Donald Cerrone has stepped in. Cerrone is coming off a dominant decision win over Myles Jury this past Saturday at UFC 182, while Henderson is coming off a KO loss to...

Jan 4, 2015 5:12 pm

UFC Pays Tribute To Stuart Scott

Earlier today heartbreaking news was announced that longtime ESPN anchor, and avid MMA fan Stuart Scott lost his longtime battle with cancer (See that HERE). Following the news surfacing, the UFC posted the following tribute to Stuart on their Facebook page. Post by UFC. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) I am so sad to...

Jan 4, 2015 1:19 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 5 Bouts For Upcoming Events

This week, as always, the UFC has been busy booking several bouts for upcoming events in the new year. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the UFC matchmaking realm with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have a late opponent change for January 24th’s UFC on FOX 14 in Sweden. Mairbek Taisumov...

Dec 31, 2014 4:50 am

UFC’s Phil Harris Retires From MMA

European UFC flyweight Phil Harris has decided to hang em up following an 11-year MMA career. Harris took to twitter with the news: So 2014 I've decided to retire from MMA but will be staying competitive training out of @Gym01Portsmouth BJJ team roll on 2015 — Phil Harris ufc (@Philharrismma) December 31, 2014

Dec 30, 2014 4:01 pm

UFC Brings In New York Law Legal Team For Antitrust Defense

Today in a release, UFC officials announced they have retained the top New York-based Law Firm, Boies, Schiller & Flexner LLP. The firm will defend the promotion against the class-action anti-trust lawsuit filed against them by former fighters. Here’s the UFC’s official statement: We have built a popular business from modest beginnings by meeting the needs...

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.