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May 8, 2012 2:32 pm

Rousey vs. Kaufman In The Works For Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Title This August

Ronda Rousey will be looking to continue her winning streak by successfully defending her Strikeforce Bantamweight Title for the first time this summer. After defeating Miesha Tate at a Strikeforce event in March 2012, and with Cyborg Santos sidelined due to suspension, Ronda Rousey is now expected to face top-contender Sarah Kaufman at a Strikeforce...

Feb 13, 2018 8:10 pm

Jeremy Stephens “Blessed” That Yves Edwards KO’d Him

After a bumpy 2-5 in his last seven, Jeremy Stephens has put together two very impressive performances over the likes of Doo Ho Choi and former Strikeforce lightweight champion and two-time UFC lightweight title challenger, Gilbert Melendez. Stephens’ last fight against Choi took place in January where he won in exciting fashion with a second-round...

Feb 12, 2018 6:39 am

Chris Weidman argues he deserves next crack at UFC middleweight champ Robert Whittaker

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 221, former Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero knocked out former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. With this win, Romero is believed to have earned himself a crack at reigning UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Not everybody, however, believes he deserves this chance, as he lost...

Feb 11, 2018 9:57 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 221: Yoel Romero Pockets $10,000

Last night, the UFC made its debut in the beautiful Australian port city of Perth with the action-packed UFC 221. In the main event of this anticipated card, former Olympic silver medalist and long-time UFC middleweight contender Yoel Romero executed one of his best wins to date, clubbing former champion Luke Rockhold to a third-round...

Feb 11, 2018 8:33 am

Dana White confirms Yoel Romero’s next move

On Saturday night, in the headliner of an action-packed UFC 221 card, former Olympic silver medalist Yoel Romero authored one of the finest victories of his incredible career thus far, knocking out former UFC and Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold with a savage third-round volley. With this win, Romero positioned himself at the front of the middleweight contender...

Feb 11, 2018 7:54 am

Robert Whittaker addresses Yoel Romero on Twitter after UFC 221

Last night, in the main event of UFC 221, former Olympic wrestler Yoel Romero picked up one of the best wins of his amazing career thus far, knocking out former UFC and Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold with a brutal, third-round salvo. With this win, Romero positioned himself at the front of the middleweight contender line,...

Feb 11, 2018 6:01 am

Luke Rockhold reacts to knockout loss to Yoel Romero: that man is made of steel

Last night, in the main event of UFC 221, former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion Luke Rockhold stepped into the cage with the dangerous Yoel Romero. If Rockhold had won this fight, he would have captured the UFC interim middleweight title and effectively guaranteed himself a fight with undisputed middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. Unfortunately for...

Feb 9, 2018 7:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 221 Weigh Ins: Yoel Romero Misses Weight!

The UFC 221 weigh-ins didn’t come without some little extra drama sprinkled on top. In the main event, former UFC and Strikeforce middleweight champion, Luke Rockhold is set to take on Yoel Romero for the interim title while champion, Robert Whittaker recovers from his staph infection. First to weigh in between the two was Rockhold...

Feb 8, 2018 6:54 pm

AUDIO | Miesha Tate Doesn’t Agree with How UFC 222 was Re-Put Together

It was announced yesterday that UFC 222 had been saved. Initially what was supposed to be Max Holloway attempting to make his second featherweight title defense against Frankie Edgar turned into…well, another featherweight title fight actually but instead with the other champ! Cris Cyborg will now be headlining the event as she defends against the...

Feb 6, 2018 8:29 pm

Jimmy Smith Breaks Down This Weekend’s Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold Matchup

If you’re a fan of Bellator, then you know exactly who Jimmy Smith is. Many have called him “Bellator’s Joe Rogan”, but they can’t call him that anymore! Bellator’s longtime color commentator, Smith recently parted ways with the organization that he was the voice of. He now finds himself with yep…you guessed it, the UFC....

Feb 6, 2018 12:10 pm

BREAKING | Tyron Woodley Believes Nate Diaz Will Be His Next Opponent

Out of nowhere before UFC 219, all of us thought that Nate Diaz was going to march scowl-faced into the Octagon once again to fight none other than Tyron Woodley. It never ended up happening, despite Woodley relentlessly putting Diaz on blast with what he saw as hypocritical statements. Now it looks like we can...

Feb 4, 2018 9:41 am

UFC Belem athlete outfitting pay: Lyoto Machida gets $20K, Valentina Shevchenko gets $5K

Last night, the UFC touched down in Belem, Brazil with UFC Fight Night 125. In the main event of this 11-fight card, struggling former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida turned back the clock with a close but impressive split decision win over formerly undefeated prospect Eryk Anders. In the co-main event, meanwhile, former UFC...

Feb 2, 2018 11:49 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Breaks Down His Incredible UFC Debut 5 Years Ago Today

Five years ago today, @TWooodley gave us one of the greatest debuts in @UFC history! #ReplayKO pic.twitter.com/Gc6kAOgkgl — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) February 2, 2018 Back in 2013, Tyron Woodley was already on a 10-fight win streak. That was, until he was finished by former UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt at the time. Regardless of the...

Feb 1, 2018 7:58 pm

AUDIO | Miesha Tate Open to Appearing in WWE…But Maybe Not Working with Ronda Rousey

Would @MieshaTate be open to a @WWE run? Would she work with Ronda Rousey in the world of pro-wrestling? Miesha tells @realOCsports what the possibilities are when it comes to stepping into the squared circle. @BustedOpenRadio pic.twitter.com/16e0psHY4C — MMA on SiriusXM (@MMAonSiriusXM) February 1, 2018 “I’ve always said I would be down to do like,...

Jan 31, 2018 7:53 pm

Top 5 Upcoming Fights for February 2018

The second month of 2018 might be lacking some star power when it comes to fights, but it is more than loaded with plenty of great matchups which made this a very hard top 5 to rank. There’s one big title fight surrounded by several top contender bouts, a tournament fight, UFC debuts, and great...

Jan 30, 2018 8:05 pm

Daniel Cormier Happy for Chael Sonnen, Excited for the Bellator Heavyweight Grand Prix

UFC Light Heavyweight champion, Daniel Cormier is no stranger to a good ol’ Heavyweight tournament. Prior to Cormier’s current Light Heavyweight run, he was an undefeated Heavyweight and a Grand Prix champion himself as he won the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix as an alternate in 2012. Cormier defeated the likes of Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and...

Jan 30, 2018 9:19 am

Amanda Nunes Has No Idea Why the Cyborg Fight is Taking So Long

Aside from Daniel Cormier and Stipe Miocic’s ultra mega fight being booked, there is at least a couple more superfights lingering around that haven’t been finalized. One of them is UFC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg defending against UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. Dana White said he’d put it together, Nunes campaigned for it, Cyborg has...

Jan 30, 2018 8:30 am

Stipe Miocic is Happy For Both Daniel Cormier and Himself for UFC 226

Out of nowhere, we were suddenly hit with probably the biggest fight of the year in 2018. Whether there is some sort of triumphant return of Conor McGregor or not, Daniel Cormier jumping up to heavyweight to challenge Stipe Miocic for his title as his career comes to close is absolutely gigantic. Just as with...

Jan 28, 2018 8:28 am

VIDEO | Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza vs. Derek Brunson full fight video highlights

Last night, former Strikeforce middleweight champion Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza returned to the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to current UFC middleweight champion Robert Whittaker. His opponent in this comeback fight was established middleweight contender Derek Brunson. Jacare did not waste this opportunity, loosening his foe’s batteries with a first-round head...

Jan 28, 2018 7:13 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Charlotte: Derek Brunson tops payout at $15K

Last night, the UFC returned to our screens with UFC Charlotte, an exciting, 12-fight card that aired on FOX. In the main event of this card, Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza improved to 2-0 against Derek Brunson, putting his fellow contender down with a first-round head kick and a storm of followup punches. In the co-main event,...

Jan 28, 2018 5:54 am

Derek Brunson reacts to first-round loss to “Jacare”

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated stop in Charlotte, North Carolina, long-time middleweight contender Derek Brunson returned to the loss column thanks to a thudding first-round head-kick dealt by former Strikeforce champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. Despite the fact that he has now lost twice to Souza, and that he’s now 2-3...

Jan 27, 2018 4:23 pm

Play by Play Radio // UFC on Fox: Jacaré vs. Brunson 2 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC on Fox: Jacare vs. Brunson 2 event? BJPenn.com has you covered! Tune in to “Play By Play Radio” for up to the second results. Tonights “Play By Play Radio” will be hosted by 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion BJ Penn. Tonight’s event is headlined with a rematch between Jacaré...

Jan 27, 2018 1:01 pm

Stipe Miocic Opens Up as a Favorite Against Daniel Cormier Ahead of UFC 226

If you happened to be away from the internet and felt the ground shaking last night, it was probably just the most ridiculous fight announcement you’ve ever heard. Stipe Miocic will defend his UFC heavyweight title against none other than UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. The match-up will no doubt bring a lot of...

Jan 26, 2018 3:49 pm

Massive superfight set for UFC 226 in July

Another champion versus champion superfight has just been announced by the UFC and is set to take place in July at UFC 226. On Friday, the UFC announced that heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic and light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will be coaches on the 27th season of The Ultimate Fighter and the two will fight...

Jan 26, 2018 8:42 am

Derek Brunson Wants a Big Reward if he Smashes Jacare at UFC Charlotte

Smarter. Faster. Stronger.@DerekBrunson knows what he needs to do to get his hand raised. #UFCCharlotte pic.twitter.com/1x6rp1JO4u — UFC (@ufc) January 26, 2018 Things didn’t go Derek Brunson‘s way the last time he fought Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza in Strikeforce. He got caught with a punch coming in, a lot like his fight with Robert Whittaker, that...

Jan 24, 2018 1:10 pm

“Jacare” Souza details brutal health problems that have kept him out of action

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Charlotte, former Strikeforce middleweight champ and long-time UFC contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza will step into the cage for the first time since an April 2017 loss to Robert Whittaker. Speaking to MMAJunkie.com, Souza shared the details on the injury – and subsequent health...