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Jun 17, 2016 10:32 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen on Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

Former UFC title contender turned MMA analyst Chael Sonnen always has his insightful take on the game. In the video above, Sonnen talks about Brock Lesnar’s U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) exemption from the four-month period of random drug testing prior to competition. Sonnen makes it clear that Lesnar is not completely waived from USADA testing,...

Jun 17, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | The side of Kimbo Slice that no one saw

Earlier this month, the MMA community was devastated to find out that bareknuckle boxing icon and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42 after needing a heart transplant. While Kimbo Slice was perceived as a big tough guy, which he was, Slice was also a family man who had...

Jun 17, 2016 9:50 am

Miesha Tate randomly tested by USADA

Ahead of her UFC 200 title defense against Amanda Nunes, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate found herself woken up early Friday morning for a random drug test courtesy of the US Anti-Doping Agency. Early morning of #USADA drug testing — Miesha Tate (@MieshaTate) June 17, 2016 The fight with Nunes at UFC 200 will...

Jun 17, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson fires back at Michael Bisping

While Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson don’t have a fight set, the battle of the words between the two has been dominating MMA headlines. After Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 200, and Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard on the main card, the pair both expressed interest in a rematch...


Jun 17, 2016 9:28 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor working on takedown defense ahead of UFC 202

[ooyala code=”00eWg3NDE6OTgT4SkOUKTf9bL8RQ5J0L” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ auto=”true” width=”1280″ height=”1280″] Ahead of UFC 202, where Conor McGregor will get the opportunity to avenge his UFC 196 submission loss to Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ has enlisted the help of Jiu-Jitsu champion Dillon Danis. In the video above you can see McGregor working on his takedown defense with Danis ahead...

Jun 17, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar earns BJJ blue belt

The new blue belt! @BrockLesnar promoted by @compridobjj @ufc pic.twitter.com/qNcZ6ioAgs — Ana Hissa (@AnaHissa) June 16, 2016 Ahead of former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar announcing that he would be coming out of retirement to fight Mark Hunt at UFC 200, Lesnar has been promoted to a BJJ blue belt. Check out the clip above:...

Jun 17, 2016 8:51 am

Michael Bisping reacts to Georges St-Pierre wanting a superfight

The MMA community currently going wild in regards to a potential Georges St-Pierre return to the UFC. After nearly a 3 year hiatus from the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Michael Bisping to request a title shot against the middleweight champ. Bisping broke the...

Jun 17, 2016 8:42 am

Georges St-Pierre’s camp officially reaches out for title fight with Michael Bisping

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold to claim the UFC middleweight championship. While many want to see a rematch with Luke Rockhold, or even a rematch with Dan Henderson for Bisping’s first title defense, former welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is reportedly interested in returning to the Octagon for...

Jun 17, 2016 8:27 am

Michael Bisping goes off on “old piece of s***” Dan Henderson

Earlier this month, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 to claim the UFC middleweight champion. On the same card, MMA legend Dan Henderson knocked out Hector Lombard with a brutal elbow. Given that Henderson scored one of the most iconic knockouts of all time at UFC 100 when...

Jun 17, 2016 2:16 am

UFC executive encourages Rory MacDonald ‘to go into the open market’

Top UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald has one more fight on his UFC contract, which will take place at UFC Fight Night 89 this weekend. MacDonald will headline the event against Stephen Thompson that could likely determine the next in line to fight for the UFC welterweight title. However, after this fight, MacDonald will be a...

Jun 17, 2016 2:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson returns to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Germany

Alexander Gustafsson has a new fight booked and will return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany on September 3. The UFC announced late Thursday that Gustaffson will face Jan Blachowicz in a light heavyweight bout. He's back! @AlexTheMauler steps into the Octagon at #UFCHamburg against @JanBlachowicz! 🎟 https://t.co/6wSL6jDKUM pic.twitter.com/eRlaxetSnf — UFC...

Jun 16, 2016 2:44 pm

Georges St-Pierre wants to return to fight Michael Bisping

The rumors of former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre returning to the octagon come rather frequently given St-Pierre’s reputation as one of the greatest fighters of all time. Since Michael Bisping won the UFC middleweight championship by knocking out Luke Rockhold earlier this month, there have been reports of both men wanting to fight each...

Jun 16, 2016 1:29 pm

Claudia Gadelha details what happened in off-camera fight with Joanna Jedrzejczyk

Strawweight rivals Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jedrzejczyk have been in each other’s faces for the entire season of TUF 23. The two are set to rematch, this time for Jedrzejczyk’s UFC strawweight title after the two fought to a split-decision back in 2014, with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the victory. During the filming of this...

Jun 16, 2016 1:03 pm

Sage Northcutt’s dad fires back at Muay Thai champion

Earlier this month, Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad took to Instagram to recall a training session with UFC prospect Sage Northcutt. Grad’s recollection of the situation was far from good, as he called out Northcutt’s father for interfering with their training. While video footage of the sparring session in question has since surfaced, Northcutt and...

Jun 16, 2016 11:56 am

Dana White’s response to latest UFC sale rumors

Numerous reports have emerged about the sale of the UFC this week. Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that the sale of the company was “definitely progressing.” Then, a source told us here at BJPENN.COM that the word on the street is that the deal is already done. Dave Meltzer also added this week that the...

Jun 16, 2016 11:30 am

VIDEO | Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabio Maldonado weigh-ins

Fedor Emelianenko returns to competition tomorrow at EFN 50, which takes place in St. Petersburg, Russia and will air live on UFC Fight Pass at 11AM EDT. Emelianenko will face UFC veteran Fabio Maldonado in the main event of the evening. Emelianenko is coming off a first round TKO win over Jaideep Singh, which took...

Jun 16, 2016 10:54 am

Brock Lesnar reveals how he’ll deal with ring rust after a near five-year hiatus

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since December 2011. With his much-anticipated return to the Octagon next month at UFC 200, Lesnar will face the devastating striker in Mark Hunt and admitted to ESPN in a recent interview that he will have some ring rust. “Is there going to...

Jun 16, 2016 10:20 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reflects on winning UFC championship on 2 weeks notice

It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Bisping won the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199 by knocking out Luke Rockhold. Bisping stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice after former middleweight champion Chris Weidman backed out of the fight with a neck injury that ultimately required surgery. Wednesday...

Jun 16, 2016 10:08 am

Donald Cerrone calls out Khabib Nurmagomedov, Nate Diaz, and Conor McGregor

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 89 welterweight scrap against Patrick Cote this Saturday in Ontario, Canada. However Cerrone is already setting his sights on a major fight against three of the biggest names in the UFC today. Cerrone spoke to MMAJunkie to explain his desire to fight either...

Jun 16, 2016 9:28 am

UFC veteran diagnosed with clinical autism

MMA veteran John Howard never could have imagined that a routine neurological exam ahead of his WSOF debut at WSOF 31 on June 17th could have led him to receive a diagnosis which would lift a weight off his shoulders that he had been carrying since childhood. John ‘Doomsday’ Howard, found out that he is...

Jun 16, 2016 8:55 am

Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks signs with the UFC

Surprising news surfaced last month that Bellator MMA lightweight champion Will Brooks had been released by the promotion, and would become a free agent in the MMA market. This week Brooks revealed that he and the UFC had reached an agreement, and that he had signed with the UFC. In addition, it was revealed that...

Jun 16, 2016 8:38 am

Carlos Condit gives update on hiatus from the UFC

It’s been 6 months since Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit had their welterweight title fight at UFC 195. The fight, which was an extremely controversial one in terms of scoring, saw Lawler retain his championship via split decision. Prior to the bout, Condit revealed the fans that he wasn’t sure how many more fights he...

Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

Jun 16, 2016 8:10 am

UFC sale reportedly for entire ownership of company

The news of the potential sale of the UFC picked up once again earlier this week as it was announced that the sale was “definitely progressing” with no terms being given. Now, according to Dave Meltzer the bidding for the promotion is going to end above $4 billion and would see a complete transfer of...

Jun 16, 2016 1:15 am

VIDEO | Paige VanZant answers, ‘Would you fight Ronda Rousey?’

.@PaigeVanzantUFC is ready to head back into the octagon & the possibility of her next opponent has us excited!https://t.co/G2gta20xUu — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) June 16, 2016 UFC strawweight Paige VanZant has an interesting backstory with Ronda Rousey as she was apparently chewed out by the former women’s bantamweight champion. While appearing on FS1’s show with...

Jun 16, 2016 1:05 am

PHOTO | #TBT to Miesha Tate’s high school yearbook picture

Curious at all about how the stunning UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate looked in high school? One of her high school classmates uploaded a couple of her yearbook photos to the Internet and her fans have been loving it. Take a look at Miesha Tate in this fun Throwback Thursday junior high edition showing...

Jun 15, 2016 11:41 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping gets hero’s welcome when returning to UFC Tonight

This week, Michael Bisping returned to UFC Tonight on Fox Sports 1 for the first time since defeating Luke Rockhold for the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199 earlier this month. Upon returning to the FS1 studio, Bisping received a hero’s welcome, complete with a cake! Check out the clip above!