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Feb 11, 2015 9:15 am

CONFIRMED! No Random Drug Testing Done Ahead Of UFC Fight Night 60

BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor has confirmed with Colorado Boxing Commission Director Josef Mason that no random drug testing was done on any of the fighters participating in this weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night 60’ event. The Valentine’s Day event takes place live this Saturday night from the 1STBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado. UFC Fight Night 60 will...

Feb 9, 2015 5:01 am

Ultimate Insider: Meet Brandon Thatch

Ahead of “UFC Fight Night: Colorado” this Saturday, get to know main event headliner Brandon Thatch as he prepares to fight Benson Henderson.

Feb 7, 2015 12:45 pm

Masvidal Wants His “Marquee” Fight, Not Iaquinta

“[Benson Henderson’s] taking a couple steps up and I’m taking a few steps back. The kid’s (Al Iaquinta’s) talented and all, but I’ve got no business fighting this guy, you know? People are making a big deal because he beat Joe Lauzon. Welcome to the club, man. I kicked that dude’s ass eight years ago.”...

Feb 5, 2015 9:31 am

Fighters Who “Follow the rules” Speak Out

In the wake of Anderson Silva’s positive test, fans and fighters are left holding the bag. We’re confused and in shock, and we have every right to be. With a record number of PED testing failures, the UFC seems to be infested with fighters looking to get an edge. A few good men (and a...

Feb 5, 2015 9:06 am

Get to know Brandon Thatch

Brandon ‘RUKUS’ Thatch welcomes in replacement fighter Benson ‘SMOOTH’ Henderson for the Main Event at UFC Fight Night 60. Taking place in Bloomfield, Colorado; Thatch is excited to have the opportunity to be in the headlining fight in front of his hometown fans, friends, and family. Benson (21-5), fresh off of two straight losses, bumps...

Feb 3, 2015 4:13 pm

Iaquinta, Not Cerrone, To Face Masvidal At UFC Fight Night 63

Rising UFC lightweight fighter, Al Iaquinta has stepped up to take on the highly regarded Jorge Masvidal, just days after his UFC 183 victory over Joe Lauzon. The two will meet at UFC Fight Night 63, which takes place on April. 4 from Fairfax, Va. Masvidal’s original opponent, Benson Henderson, was moved to an earlier...

Feb 2, 2015 7:32 am

Fighters React To Patriots Super Bowl Win

Last night the New England Patriots secured a very narrow win over the Seattle Seahawks. With just seconds left in the game, the Patriots grabbed an interception, preventing the Seahawks, who were just yards away from the end zone, from scoring. Below are fighter reactions to the game, as well as the brawl that occurred...

Feb 2, 2015 6:16 am

Cerrone And Masvidal Agree To Fight April 4th

Donald Cerrone has quickly become every fan’s favorite fighter, or at least one of their favorite fighters, with his ‘anyone, anywhere, anytime’ attitude towards fights, even going as far as to take a fight with former UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson on just 14 day’s notice. Leading up to UFC 183, Donald Cerrone offered to...

Jan 21, 2015 11:23 am

Salary Report: “UFC Fight Night Boston” Edition

Conor McGregor has topped out the “UFC Fight Night Boston” disclosed payroll with a whopping $170,000 payday for his second round win over Dennis Siver. The Massachusetts State Athletic Commission sent out the figures Wednesday. The full lost of disclosed fighter pay is as follows: Conor McGregor: $170,000 (includes $85,000 win bonus) def. Dennis Siver:...

Jan 20, 2015 11:02 am

UFC Returns To Dallas With Two Title Fights

Two world titles are on the line when the UFC returns to the American Airlines Center in Dallas on Saturday, March 14 as lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis defends his title for the second time when he meets No. 1 contender Rafael dos Anjos and newly-crowned women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza makes her first title...

Jan 19, 2015 7:17 pm

Tyron Woodley Challenges All MMA Fans To Take 1 Amateur MMA Bout

Last night during “UFC Fight Night Boston”, the judges handed down 2 decisions that many disagreed with. The first was Cathal Pendred vs. Sean Spencer. All 3 judges gave the nod to Pendred, whereas many, including UFC President Dana White, scored the bout for Spencer. The second came in the co-main event, where Donald Cerrone...

Jan 19, 2015 2:33 pm

Cerrone On Upcoming Fight: ‘I Think Khabib Is Next’

Last night in the co-main event of “UFC Fight Night Boston”, Donald Cerrone narrowly edged out a decision win over Benson Henderson, that many actually scored in favor of Henderson. Following the win, he addressed talks of a potential matchup against Khabib Nurmagomedov, who he was slated to fight at one time before a knee...

Jan 18, 2015 9:44 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 5

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston tonight, catch up with headliners Conor McGregor, and Dennis Siver, as well as co-headliners Benson Henderson, and Donald Cerrone with UFC Fight Night Boston, Embedded episode 5.

Jan 17, 2015 1:44 pm

‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from Boston’s TD Garden Arena the UFC Fight Night Boston competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. ‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ goes down tomorrow night, on FOX Sports 1. Here’s the weigh-in results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Conor McGregor...

Jan 17, 2015 1:43 pm

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 4

On episode 4 of UFC Embedded, headlining featherweight Dennis Siver reflects on his career journey before heading to open workouts alongside lightweight friends and foes Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and Benson Henderson. Main event superstar Conor McGregor puts on an impressive performance for the crowd and signs autographs for one special fan, UFC President Dana White....

Jan 17, 2015 10:40 am

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 3

On episode #3, main event star Dennis Siver does media and breaks down the animosity between him and his Irish opponent Conor McGregor. In the gym, McGregor works his striking; local welterweight John Howard combines standup with soundbytes; and former lightweight champion Benson Henderson gets in some jiu-jitsu at Kenny Florian’s training center. UFC lightweight...

Jan 16, 2015 11:59 am

Fight Night Boston: Open Workout Highlights

Check as Conor McGregor, Donald Cerrone, Benson Henderson and the rest of the stars from Fight Night Boston put on a workout for the fans before taking the Octagon on Sunday.

Jan 14, 2015 2:09 pm

Fight Night Boston: Donald Cerrone – Always Busy

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is on the hunt for a lightweight title shot, willing to fight at anytime. Now the Cowboy is backing up his words by taking a short notice fight against the former lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, at Fight Night Boston. Can Cerrone keep his win streak going on such short notice?

Jan 12, 2015 8:57 am

Pettis: ‘I’ll Finish Dos Anjos In The First Round’

Anthony Pettis is known for finishing his opponents quickly, and plans more of the same when he faces Rafael Dos Anjos at UFC 185 in March. Pettis quickly dispatched of Gilbert Melendez in December when he scored a 2nd round submission win over the veteran fighter. He spoke to MMAFighting to discuss his plans to...

Jan 9, 2015 11:42 am

Cowboy’s “Got A New Number”

As Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone prepares for his second bout in two-weeks, the top UFC lightweight is forced to address concerns regarding his last two outings against Benson Henderson. Sure, he lost both of them, he knows it, but “Cowboy” has one simple message for the doubters. <blockquote class=”twitter-tweet” lang=”en”><p>Every who thinks Ben has my number?...