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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 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Oct 12, 2014 4:01 pm

Dunham vs. Damm Set For UFC 182 In Vegas

The UFC has announced that Evan Dunham and Rodrigo Damm will meet in the Octagon on January 3rd in Las Vegas for UFC 182. Dunham will be riding a 3-fight losing streak into the bout, most recently dropping a TKO loss to Edson Barboza back in July at UFC Fight Night Cerrone vs. Miller. Damm...

Oct 11, 2014 12:48 pm

Hallman Latest Violator Crying Foul Over UFC Drug Test, Wants Appeal

  “First of all I want to say that I was very surprised to hear that I failed a drug test. I’m very careful what I put into my body and in no means have I used any banned substance. “I’m very angry that something like this came up especially the way they handled the...

Oct 10, 2014 5:52 pm

Rory MacDonald Ready To Represent Canada As UFC Champ

“It’s big news. I kind of expected it. I felt it was a natural fit for me to get in there, but to get confirmation from the organization. It feels good. I feel secure in my spot now.” … “This is an exciting time on the horizon for me and for Canada. I want to...

Oct 10, 2014 4:03 pm

UFC’s Andre Fili Explains How Team Alpha Male Changed His Life

“I had a pretty chaotic, violent upbringing. It was always something. My dad was pretty violent toward my mom and later on, my mom was sometimes violent toward me. It was kind of a crazy, chaotic household, really. My dad was in and out of jail, and he’s in prison now. There was so much...

Oct 10, 2014 11:44 am

Design A UFC Walk-Out T-shirt For Ronda Rousey

  The UFC is calling all fans, artists and designers to show off their creativity and submit a design that will be worn by UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey as her Walkout T-shirt at her next fight. The UFC and Rousey are looking for a creative, unique design that showcases her personality. There is no...

Oct 10, 2014 6:31 am

Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar added to UFC 181 in Las Vegas

A bantamweight bout featuring Sergio Pettis taking on Matt Hobar is the latest addition to December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new bout following an initial report from The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Sergio Pettis (11-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC Fight Night 42...

Oct 9, 2014 8:37 pm

Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington Set For UFC 181

A female bantamweight bout has been added to UFC 181, in the form of Holly Holm vs. Raquel Pennington. ‘UFC 181: Hendricks vs. Lawler II’ is set to go down on Dec. 6, from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC officials announced the bout this afternoon. Holly Holm is one of the...

Oct 9, 2014 11:01 am

‘UFC 179: Aldo vs. Mendes’ Extended Preview

The awaited rematch between UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo and No. 1 contender Chad Mendes will headline UFC 179 in Rio de Janeiro. In their first meeting, Aldo stopped then-unbeaten Mendes with one second remaining in the first round. Since then, Mendes has won five straight. Aldo, the only 145-pound champion

Oct 8, 2014 5:34 pm

UFC Fight Night 54 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nova Scotia Boxing Authority has suspended 19 UFC Fight Night 54 fighters, following Saturday night’s ‘UFC Fight Night Halifax’ event. Five men got sidelined for six-months. The full list of medical suspensions is as follows:   Rory MacDonald: suspended seven days Tarec Saffiedine: suspended 45 days – concussion Raphael Assuncao: suspended seven days Bryan...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Oct 8, 2014 12:04 pm

Expert: ‘Cung Le Test Useless Because UFC Did It Wrong’

“I think (the test done by the UFC) is useless. I wouldn’t pay any attention to it all.” “The only people who can do HGH testing properly are those who are running WADA labs, and have the reagents supplied by WADA. That works. That’s what any sport testing for HGH, that’s legitimate and is useful,...

Oct 8, 2014 10:59 am

Hardy Eyeing UFC Return As Lightweight Against Diego Sanchez

“I’m looking at getting cleared the beginning of next year. I’ve spoken to a few doctors and it’s looking positive. I don’t see a reason why I wouldn’t get cleared to fight, so now, really, it’s just about getting back into training camp. Getting back into the groove of preparing for a fight.” “When I...

Oct 8, 2014 5:12 am

Jon Jones Shows Off His Amazing UFC Poster Collection

Chargement Just finished hanging my last two fight posters in the office Afficher sur Instagram UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones has made a solid career for himself as a UFC fighter, and it’s evidenced by this amazing collection of Fight Night posters.

Oct 8, 2014 5:01 am

WSOF VP: ‘November’s Card Bigger Than UFC’

“I think it is going to be a bigger card than UFC and Bellator because it’s going to be free on NBC Sports and it’s going to have three title fights. I can guarantee you that fans are going to be very happy with it. I think it will be very intriguing for them.” In...

Oct 7, 2014 4:17 pm

Forbes Values UFC At $1.65 Billion

Popular money publication, Forbes Magazine, has just introduced the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) into their Fab 40 club (sporting edition) with an estimated company worth of around $1.65 Billion. From their report: UFC is a new member of the Fab 40. The estimated value of the mixed martial arts promotion company is $1.65 billion (15...

Oct 7, 2014 4:07 pm

Donations Needed To Attend UFC Debut For This Fighter

Signing on to make your UFC debut is only half the battle for promotional newcomers. For some, the need to cover travel expenses, food, and accommodations might be a hard financial task to handle. Nina Ansaroff, has found a solution, and it requires your support! You can learn more at her GoFundMe page, while she...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...

Oct 7, 2014 1:07 pm

Former UFC Champ Hopes Barack Obama Gets Ebola

Politics… Former UFC middleweight champion, and UFC hall-of-famer, Pat Militech took aim at U.S. President Barack Obama. Check it: Ebola lands in D.C. and we can only hope a White House intern came into contact so as to deliver it to the belly of the beast.#NoFlyZone — Pat Miletich (@patmiletich) October 6, 2014 @AustinCleveland Considering...