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Apr 9, 2015 2:49 am

Werdum: “I’ll show everyone who the real champion is”

A confident UFC interim heavyweight champion, Fabricio Werdum stopped by the UFC Tonight studios to preview his upcoming fight against Cain Velasquez. Here’s highlights: Fabricio Werdum on finally facing Cain Velasquez for the title: “On June 13, I’ll show everyone who’s the real champion.” Werdum on who the Mexican crowd will be rooting for in...

Apr 8, 2015 8:16 pm

Cormier: ‘Werdum, Don’t Carry the Belt! You’re Not the Champ!’

“The UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez told me to tell you to stop carrying the belt everywhere. It’s making him mad. If you take it to the Florida media tour, he’s going to take it away from you. To be the man, you have to beat the man.” UFC Heavyweight Champion Cain Velasquez’s injuries left...

Apr 6, 2015 12:40 pm

UFC Champ – ‘This Boxer Fury has no chance’

UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez recently spoke with Inside MMA about his upcoming fight with Fabricio Werdum as well as a trash talking Irishmen. Not Conor McGregor, but heavyweight boxer Tyson Fury, who recently called Velasquez out in this video. Here’s Velasquez’s response: “There’s nothing I can do, y’know. I’m in this sport, he’s in...

Mar 25, 2015 5:44 am

Gastelum moves up to middleweight, faces Marquardt at UFC 188

Kelvin Gastelum (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is returning to the UFC’s middleweight division! “The Ultimate Fighter” Season 17 winner had missed the welterweight limit of 170-pounds in two of his past three fights, prompting the decision. In his return to middleweight, Gastelum will square off with former title challenger Nate Marquardt (33-14-2 MMA) at June’s...


Mar 5, 2015 11:32 am

Ratings Report: Rousey A Pay-Per-View Star

By all accounts, Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest star. The female combat champion not only breaks Octagon records, but she stars in movies, models, and breaks hearts faces around the globe. She’s also a pay-per-view star. From ratings guru Dave Meltzer: While it’s too early to get PPV numbers, early indications based on the...

Mar 4, 2015 10:30 am

Fedor: ‘Russian Fighters Have Rejected My Help’

“I can see that I could help many our guys. And more – I can see the mistakes that Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos use to make. Of course Velasquez is best in our time but I see his flaws. Still I can’t understand why our fighters can’t take what I could give them....

Mar 3, 2015 12:26 pm

McCall: ‘I would throw Ronda Rousey on her head’

“They say all these comparisons to her fighting men. Even like Joe [Rogan]. I need to have a conversation with Joe about it because she’s not beating up a man. I’m sorry, it’s not going to happen.” … “A good man will not lose to Ronda Rousey. I could put a judo gi on, [she’s]...

Feb 23, 2015 4:21 pm

Melendez vs. Alvarez Set For UFC 188 Co-Main Event

UFC 188 has received a huge fight that has all the makings to potentially be a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Gilbert Melendez vs. Eddie Alvarez has been set for the co-main event slot for the event, behind Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum, which will be the main event on the UFC 188 card. Indiscutido...

Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

D.C.: ‘PED failures not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more testing’

“When you look at social media, fans are saying this is bad for the UFC. I say it’s good. It’s working. Keep it up. It’s exposing these guys who are taking short cuts. Keep testing these guys. Tell them they can’t keep cheating. It’s not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more [testing]....

Feb 5, 2015 11:47 am

Weidman: ‘Putting up an interim belt “kind of stupid”‘

“You know, I thought it was kind of stupid. I’m just like, hang on, Anthony Pettis was out for a year. Johny Hendricks was out for like nine months. Cain Velasquez, they just did an interim title, he was out for how long? A year and a half? So I’ve been out for six months,...

Jan 26, 2015 5:05 am

Werdum: “2015 Is My Year”

Fabricio Werdum closed out 2014 on a high note, defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 180 to win the interim UFC heavyweight championship. The win put Werdum in a spot to potentially unify the interim belt with the heavyweight championship when Cain Velasquez returns to the cage and the pair face off. He spoke about the...

Jan 11, 2015 3:34 pm

Travis Browne Calls For Fight Against Junior Dos Santos

Following his quick dismantling of Brendan Schaub at the end of last year, Travis Browne is looking for a quick turnaround, which he hopes comes against Junior Dos Santos, or filling in for either heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez or interim champion Fabricio Werdum when the pair finally meet. He spoke to MMAFighting prior to UFC...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 3, 2015 10:31 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of UFC 182 Embedded, event headliner Daniel Cormier is joined in the gym by some big names: his teammate and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, plus actor/martial artist Steven Seagal. At weigh-ins on Friday, the mood is light as Dana White, new UFC signee CM Punk, Urijah Faber, and more talk about...

Dec 25, 2014 5:10 am

HAPPY HOLIDAYS!

Ho Ho Ho! It’s the one day of the year, BJPENN.COM goes dark. Even this post was scheduled to post and share yesterday. YOU’VE BEEN FOOLED! But on a serious note, from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Enjoy the season… and this picture of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a Christmas Sweater. Here’s...

Dec 15, 2014 5:02 am

Junior Dos Santos expects long career despite taking massive damage in recent fights

It is nearly impossible to ignore the recent damage taken to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in his last two fights. In his rubber match against Cain Velasquez, Dos Santos received one of the worst ‘crimson masks’ in the history of the sport (See that HERE), and this past weekend, Dos Santos defeated...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 10, 2014 5:00 am

Fight Night Phoenix: Junior Dos Santos Pre-Fight Interview

The last time Junior Dos Santos entered the Octagon was against Cain Velasquez back at UFC 166 in October of 2013. The former heavyweight king talks about the frustrations that come with not being able to fight and much more in this interview.

Dec 8, 2014 9:31 am

Mike Kogan: ‘There’s a subtle movement to get rid of managers’

Mike Kogan, the former manager of Nate Diaz, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and has even found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White in the past; That came when Kogan’s former client, Nate Diaz was in contract disputes with the UFC some time ago. Kogan spoke recently about...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 16, 2014 9:36 am

UFC Announces ‘TUF Latin America 2’

Last night, following an action-packed UFC 180, UFC Senior Vice President of International Development and General Manager of Latin America, Jaime Pollack announced that the UFC was planning TUF Latin America 2. “Right now, we’re looking at all weight classes. We always do. Tryouts start to happen after we get registrations so matchmakers can get...

Nov 15, 2014 1:54 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episodes 4 & 5

On episode #4 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt gets sweaty and introspective in Mexico City. Featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez cuts weight in style and practices his questionable Spanish. At Ultimate Media Day, the stars of the UFC 180 card meet with the media, treating them to fight predictions and Robert...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 4:07 pm

LAST CHANCE!

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has had a career plagued with dominance, and injury. Having not fought in a year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is looking at potentially stripping Cain from his world-title. UFC President Dana White explained the situation to UFC.com. “We’re headed in that direction now. This next fight in Mexico is for...

Nov 11, 2014 1:08 pm

‘UFC 180 Was My Destiny’

“And when I finally realized that I can’t do it, it’s just not working for me, it just sucked. It felt like something was destined, you know what I mean. Like, this is where I’m destined to be, I’m destined to fight on this card, and it just didn’t turn out that way. So it...