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Jan 21, 2015 5:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 1/19/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, an in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin talk about Conor McGregor, Alexander Gustafsson vs. Anthony Johnson and more.

Jan 15, 2015 11:31 am

Jake Shields Plans On Making A Statement Against Brian Foster-Exclusive

Former Strikeforce middleweight champion and UFC title challenger Jake Shields is now fighting in the World Series of Fighting. In Shields debut with the promotion he went up against the WSOF Canadian welterweight champion Ryan Ford. Shields submitted Ford in the first round via rear-naked choke. Now the submission ace is back and looking to...

Jan 14, 2015 10:03 am

Mr. Wonderful: “So I can do cocaine right now? Cool.”

“I feel like it all needs to be explained to me, so I know when it’s okay to do cocaine and get away with it. So I can do cocaine right now? Cool. Now, when does that period stop? Twelve hours? Why didn’t you tell me this? Halfway through the night before (a fight), I...

Jan 14, 2015 9:58 am

Dear Jon, “We’re supposed to be role models”

Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones have a special kind of bond, one that can only be forged by a costly blood-bath of a five-round UFC title fight. In the wake of the Jones drug testing scandal, Gustafsson has a powerful message for his career nemesis in Jon Jones. Check it: (via MMAfighting.com) “It is bad...

Jan 12, 2015 10:29 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Daniel Straus, Jake Shields, And Johnny Case

Last night BJPENN.com Radio returned for another stellar episode as always. First up we were joined by former Bellator MMA champion, Daniel Straus, who will be fighting for the featherweight title once again, against Patiricio Freire this Friday. Next up we were joined by former UFC fighter, Jake Shields, who will be fighting for the...

Jan 9, 2015 4:30 am

REPLAY! Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (Full Fight)

Anthony Johnson stepped inside the Octagon with UFC legend Antonio Rogerio Nogueira and emerged victorious. Now the #3 light heavyweight will square off with the #1 contender, Alexander Gustafsson to see who will get the next title fight. Don’t miss any of the Fight Night Stockholm action Saturday, January 24th.

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 10:29 am

Cormier On His Keys To Victory

“The only time we ever saw him in a real gritty dog fight was against Alexander Gustafsson when it was tough. Glover Teixeira, he was in a dog fight, but it was him doing the beating. He wasn’t getting much back in return. So I plan on giving him what Gustafsson gave him times 10.”...

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 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 15, 2014 8:03 am

Evans considering move to middleweight

Former UFC champion Rashad Evans has spent some time away from the Octagon while healing from knee surgery. ‘Suga’ has stated that he plans to return in early 2015, however no date, or opponent have been set. He joined Chael Sonnen on his podcast, ‘You’re Welcome! With Chael Sonnen’ to discuss the possibility of dropping...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 26, 2014 10:15 am

“BEAST”

  “Of course, he’s (Gustafsson) definitely my toughest opponent. Have you seen that guy fight? He moves well, he punches well and he doesn’t really get hit. I think the only person that really hit him was Jon Jones a couple of times. You see the difference between Jon Jones and Alexander after that fight....

Nov 25, 2014 1:28 pm

UFC Explains London Event Cancellation

February 28, 2015 was supposed to mark the return to London, for the Ultimate Fighting Championship. UFC Chief Executive, Gary Cook explains why that date isn’t happening: “We’re going to move ourselves to another London date further down in the year. So we had to make some changes, and as we always say with our...

Nov 24, 2014 9:01 am

UFC confirms four dates for UFC on FOX events in 2015

The UFC has officially confirmed four dates for upcoming UFC on FOX cards in the new year. MMAJunkie broke the news earlier today, in which is was reported that: UFC on FOX 14, which was previously announced, goes down January 14th, 2015 in Stockholm Sweden and will feature a light heavyweight #1 contender match between...

Nov 23, 2014 10:25 am

Rockhold on Jones-Velasquez superfight: ‘Not a chance Jones beats Velasquez’

Recently Jon Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he considers the light heavyweight division cleared, and will entertain offers for superfights, mainly in the heavyweight division. UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez teammate, Luke Rockhold spoke about Jones odds of beating Cain Velasquez. “Not a chance.” “Cain, just the...

Nov 22, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Most awkward picture in UFC history?

If this isn’t the most awkward picture in UFC history, we’re not sure what is. We can see former champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the current champ, staring at one another. Alexander Gustafsson eyeing down Jon Jones, who many believe should have lost to Gustafsson. Jones is staring at the floor while Conor McGregor...

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 18, 2014 2:18 pm

Jon Jones Eyeing Heavyweight Superfights

“After those two fights (against Cormier and Gustafsson/Johnson winner), I would consider the division clear, and that’s when I would start to entertain superfights. Superfights I would go for. I’ve been training with heavyweights for years now. I know what it feels like, and I think I would do really good against them. So that would...