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Nov 8, 2017 6:07 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway Releases Statement on Frankie Edgar and UFC 218

We were hit tonight with a speeding comet of bad news for UFC 218. Max Holloway was set to defend his unified UFC featherweight title for the first time after conquering former divisional king Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar suffered an injury to his face and had to pull out of the match-up. Don’t worry...

Nov 5, 2017 7:45 am

Michael Bisping “crushed inside” after title-loss, discusses possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 217, Michael Bisping attempted to defend the UFC middleweight title against former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. Unfortunately, this title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he was put to sleep by a third-round St-Pierre choke. Shortly after this title loss, Bisping emerged...

Oct 28, 2017 7:28 am

Edson Barboza Isn’t Worried About Khabib Not Showing Up for UFC 219

While we’ve been waiting along with Khabib Nurmagomedov on the sidelines for an announcement, we got our wish yesterday. A fight with Edson Barboza was made official to fight at UFC 219. This is a time for celebration, but fans and media can’t help but have painful flashbacks to the fights Nurmagomedov has had to...

Oct 25, 2017 9:03 am

Bethe Correia updates on accident and emergency surgery that thwarted Octagon return

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia was planning on returning to action this January, when she expected to fight Mexico’s Irene Aldana. Regrettably, Correia has apparently gone through an accident, and has been sidelined due to an emergency surgery. The Brazilian fighter updated on this unfortunate turn of events in a Monday morning Instagram...

Oct 25, 2017 7:11 am

UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping being sued over alleged gym attack

UFC middleweight king Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for a massive, UFC 217 showdown with Georges St-Pierre. Apparently, however, he’s also got a very different kind of battle on his plate, as he’s being sued over an alleged attack on a fellow gym-goer in Anaheim. According to a report from TMZ, Bisping is being...

Oct 20, 2017 6:35 am

VIDEO | Artem Lobov Wins UFC Gdansk Weigh-Ins With Impassioned Speech

Are you having trouble getting out of bed today? Does the idea of facing work for one last day just seem too insurmountable of a challenge? Has your daily intake of coffee failed to properly motivate you? No problemo, Artem Lobov is here to make sure you start the day right and proper. He walked...

Oct 18, 2017 2:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 54 // Alexander Volkanovski | Ian McCall

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off we are joined by UFC featherweight, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. Following the news that Jeremy Kennedy would be unable to compete on November 19th in Sydney, there was a brief moment of uncertainty for Alex....

Sep 20, 2017 7:37 am

Coach Javier Mendez gives update on Cain Velasquez’s condition

Cain Velasquez is one of the greatest heavyweights alive. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been very active over the last few years, as he’s been sidelined by a hellish procession of injuries. Velasquez’s latest injury issue pertained to his back. Though he recently went under the knife to correct this issue, his coach Javier Mendez claims the...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua issues lengthy statement explaining withdrawal from OSP fight

Over the weekend, we learned that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was out of his planned UFC Fight Night 117 scrap with Ovince St. Preux. Surprisingly, he’ll be replaced by former UFC middleweight, and recent World Series of Fighting welterweight Yushin Okami. On Monday morning, the PRIDE legend took to Instagram with...

Sep 15, 2017 1:51 pm

VIDEO | Kickboxer literally crushes opponent’s nose with his knee

Taking some damage when competing in combat sports simply comes as part of the game. However, there are some injuries that end up being much worse than others. In this video, we take a look at a kickboxing match between Current Glory kickboxer Mourad Bouzidi and Rustemi Kreshnik. The two met for a rematch with...

Sep 12, 2017 10:21 am

David Branch Says He’ll ‘Shut Down’ Luke Rockhold at UFC Pittsburgh

Creeping up on us after the last minute switch-out of UFC 215, UFC Pittsburgh is a sleeper card with some guaranteed killer fights. Headlining the card is former middleweight champion Luke Rockhold fighting David Branch. The welcome wagon continues for Branch, after getting a win over over Krzysztof Jotko at UFC 211. It was the...

Sep 8, 2017 10:17 am

Doo Ho Choi Wants to Return and Fight Jose Aldo

The MMA gods are about to bless us with violence again. Last year, Doo Ho Choi earned a UFC ‘Fight of the Night’ bonus, as well as ESPN’s ‘Fight of the Year’ award, for his war with Cub Swanson. He lost to the top featherweight contender, but it was his first loss since 2010 and...

Sep 2, 2017 6:51 am

Chris Weidman Doubles Down on Light Heavyweight Move

In November, Georges St-Pierre and Michael Bisping will fight for the middleweight title at Madison Square Garden while others in the division wait. With two wins in Chris Weidman’s last five fights, combined with his division’s title picture, Weidman is looking for other options. Weidman mentioned last month that he was thinking about a move...

Aug 29, 2017 2:11 pm

Conor McGregor served medical suspension as a result of his loss to Floyd Mayweather

Following the results of the exciting boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather, “The Notorious” will not be allowed to immediately get back to competition even if he wanted to. On Tuesday, MMA Fighting released the Nevada Athletic Commission medical suspensions served for some of the fighters from Saturday’s Mayweather vs McGregor boxing event....

Aug 13, 2017 4:00 pm

UFC Fighters weigh in on the tragic events in Charlottesville

One person was killed and nineteen were injured when James Alex Fields Jr. slammed his vehicle into a group of counter-protestors in Charlottesville, Virginia. Fields Jr. was arrested shortly after the incident and on Saturday he was charged with second-degree murder. In addition to the one death and 19 injuries caused from the Field Jr....

Aug 10, 2017 1:55 pm

Stephen Thompson Tells Jorge Masvidal to Get Ready to Fight at UFC 217

If UFC 217 wasn’t already stacked enough, it looks like another high profile fight is in the works. Jorge Masivdal has tried to fight everyone from Tyron Woodley to Ben Askren after losing to Demian Maia. One of those guys has been Stephen Thompson. Gamebred has been tweeting Wonderboy since June to goad him into...

Aug 10, 2017 5:46 am

PHOTO | Paige VanZant shares picture of absolutely nasty wound

Mixed martial arts can be a nasty sport. Fights frequently produce gruesome injuries, from broken limbs and digits, to nasty gashes. Even the training for fights can produce some pretty grizzly injuries. This is precisely the case for fan favorite UFC strawweight Paige VanZant. Late on Wednesday night, the strawweight star shared a photo of...

Aug 4, 2017 9:51 am

Amir Khan accuses wife of cheating with Anthony Joshua

In a surprising turn of events, Boxing champions Amir Khan and Anthony Joshua have now become enemies on the heels of Khan accusing the heavyweight champ of having an affair with his wife Faryal Makhdoom. The majority of the exchange regarding their split took place on Twitter: Faryal moved on quick. Always mentioned to me...

Aug 3, 2017 6:46 am

Luke Rockhold hints that Cain Velasquez could return for title fight very soon

It has now been more than a year since Cain Velasquez’s last fight, a July 2016 mauling of the ever-dangerous Travis Browne. This, of course, is not for lack of trying. The former heavyweight champ was briefly scheduled for a December rematch with Fabricio Werdum, but unfortunately withdrew from this fight with the latest in...

Jul 25, 2017 2:14 pm

VIDEO | Cat Zingano drills with Wiz Khalifa

UFC women’s title challenger Cat Zingano has been absent from the Octagon since her UFC 200 scrap against Julianna Pena over a year ago. Since then, Zingano has been rehabbing some injuries, while also waiting on news for her next fight. Although a fight with Cris Cyborg was briefly discussed, the fight never materialized, and...

Jul 25, 2017 1:01 pm

Report: Former Bellator champ Will Brooks to return to the Octagon at UFC 216

UFC 216, which is schedule for October 7 inside Las Vegas, Nevada’s T-Mobile Arena, is reported to have grown by one interesting lightweight matchup. This matchup will pit former Bellator lightweight champion Will Brooks against Nik Lentz. This news comes from MMAJunkie.com. Though Brooks stood out as one of the finest lightweights in the world...

Jul 25, 2017 11:05 am

AUDIO | Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre agree to November fight

Earlier this year – to the distaste of seemingly everyone – former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was pencilled in for a middleweight title shot against champ Michael Bisping, jumping a crowded line of established middleweight contenders in the process. This news generated a tidal wave of controversy and debate, but was ultimately rendered irrelevant,...

Jul 24, 2017 5:53 am

Yoel Romero wants Michael Bisping fight, even if it’s not for the belt: He needs to pay

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 213, Cuba’s Yoel Romero stepped into the cage with Robert Whittaker in an interim middleweight title fight. Despite a strong start, Romero lost this fight by unanimous decision, thereby losing his chance a a title-unifying showdown with undisputed champ Michael Bisping. While Romero understands he’s lost...