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Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 12, 2014 12:21 pm

Hendo returns to 185, meets Mousasi at UFC on FOX 14

Dan Henderson (30-12 MMA, 7-6 UFC) will return to the UFC’s middleweight division this January when he faces Gegard Mousasi (35-5-2 MMA, 2-2 UFC) in the co-main event of UFC on FOX 14. UFC officials announced the pairing earlier today. Dan Henderson was last seen in action at May’s UFC 173 event in Las Vegas,...

Nov 1, 2014 2:52 pm

Machida Picking Jones Over Cormier, Weidman Over Belfort

“Weidman versus Vitor is a tough matchup for both. Vitor has a chance of knocking him out, especially in the beginning of the fight, but I believe time is not on Vitor’s side. It’s common for a striker to lose his power during the fight, something which wrestlers deal with a little better.” “I think...

Oct 13, 2014 8:48 am

Manuwa No Longer Idolizes Shogun Ahead Of UFC FN 56 Bout

Jimi Manuwa admits that before he started training, he idolized MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. However, after the two signed to fight in the main event of UFC Fight Night 56 on November 8th, that changed. Manuwa spoke with MMAJunkie about what it will be like fighting someone whom he looked up to. “He was...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 6, 2014 3:36 pm

Will Conor McGregor Win A Title?

Conor McGregor is a very polarizing figure in the UFC. Either you like him or you don’t. One thing that can’t be debated however, is McGregor’s dominance in the UFC. His recent win over Dustin Poirier extended his undefeated UFC streak to 4, and his win streak to 11. Leading up to UFC Fight Night...

Sep 30, 2014 5:02 am

Niklas Backstrom Explains Why He Doesn’t Want His Family At Fight Night 53

Niklas Backstrom is set to return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night Stockholm this Saturday in his home country of Sweden. Backstrom is teammates with Alexander Gustafsson, and was one of his teammates featured in the UFC’s mini documentary, which you can watch HERE. He spoke to MMAJunkie about why he doesn’t like his...

Sep 29, 2014 9:33 am

Stories From Stockholm: Swedish Giants

This Saturday the UFC hits Stockholm Sweden for UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Sweden is quickly becoming a hotspot for MMA talent, including Alexander Gustafsson, Ilir Latifi, Tor Troeng and more. Check out the mini-documentary from the UFC.

Sep 19, 2014 6:18 pm

UFC Suspends Anthony Johnson Indefinitely Following Domestic Abuse Allegations

Following today’s loss of Wanderlei and Thiago Silva, the UFC has suspended top light-heavyweight contender, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. News of Johnson’s suspension comes on the heels of his ex-mother-in-laws claims of domestic abuse. (Find details on that HERE) Through a press-release the UFC stated, We are aware of the situation involving Anthony Johnson. As a...

Sep 9, 2014 7:28 pm

Thiago Silva: ‘Ex-wife set me up, it was all about money’

“Here the thing. I didn’t do nothing. She said I pointed a gun at her, I tried to hurt her. I didn’t point any gun, I didn’t try to hurt her, you know? I wanted divorce, she wanted money, I didn’t want to give the money, she set me up, that’s the truth. I just...

Sep 7, 2014 3:20 pm

Shogun vs. Manuwa Headlines UFC Fight Night Brazil In November

The UFC has announced that Shogun Rua and Jimi Manuwa will headline UFC Fight Night Brazil, which will be held in Brazil on the same day as UFC Fight Night Australia. UFC.com broke the story. The event will be held in Uberlandia Brazil, on November 8th, and will air on Fox Sports 1. Also on...

Aug 14, 2014 5:22 pm

Jon Jones Surgery A Success!

Earlier today Jon Jones went under the knife to repair a damaged knee. Originally scheduled to fight Alexander Gustafsson next month in the UFC 178 main event, Jon Jones is now scheduled to return to action on January 3, 2015 against Daniel Cormier.

Aug 12, 2014 5:48 pm

DC Disses Jones: “Tough It Up And Fight”

After hearing that Jon Jones was forced to withdraw from their UFC 178 bout with a torn meniscus, Daniel Cormier had some pointed words for the champ. Cormier spoke on America’s Pregame saying: “I would be outside of myself to not say I went into this fight knowing my knee was pretty jacked up, and...

Aug 7, 2014 6:34 am

DC Says No Finish In “Bones” Fight, Wants 25-Minutes Of Pain

“I’m not going to knock him out. He has to stay in there for 25 minutes and take his beating. He has to stay in there and take his beating, so I am not going to knock him out.” “What I really want, honestly, because I’ve been doing this for a while now, almost five...

Aug 5, 2014 12:03 pm

Jones Slams Cormier, Promises “Malicious, Violent Things”

Yesterday Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier were involved in the biggest mishap in Ultimate Media Day history that saw Cormier push Jones in the throat, and Jones throwing strikes. Today the two were interviewed (in separate rooms) on Fox Sports 1 to finish their promotional duties for the UFC 178 card, where Jones promised there...

Aug 5, 2014 8:22 am

Jones Agrees He Needs To Watch The Eye Pokes

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has fallen under harsh criticism when he steps in the Octagon. Many fans (and haters) call him a ‘dirty fighter’ for his Oblique kicks that Rampage Jackson would like to see banned, and his eye poking that is prevalent in almost every fight of his. He spoke with Ariel...

Jul 24, 2014 9:49 pm

BJ Penn 6th Most Played EA UFC Video Game Character – See The Top 10 Here

After a month of active gameplay, the recently launched EA UFC Video game has some fun stats. After polling more than 65 million games played by gamers around the globe, EA gaming officials have compiled a top 10 most played fighters in the game. Check it: 1. Bruce Lee (3.41 million) 2. Jon Jones (3.40...

Jul 23, 2014 7:50 pm

Jon Jones And Daniel Cormier Engage In Twitter Beef

No need to convince these guys to fight. Moments after announcing Daniel Cormier as the replacement for the injured Alexander Gustafsson, Jon Jones and DC took to twitter to exchange words. Guys please get this message to @JonnyBones he doesn't follow me. Didn't think I followed him. Hes a ninja #newchamp pic.twitter.com/ljayBbJham — Daniel Cormier...