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Nov 2, 2016 9:03 am

Fox Sports 1’s Colin Cowherd slams Ronda Rousey: You can’t be half in

When Ronda Rousey makes her highly anticipated return to the Octagon on December 30th to fight Amanda Nuens for the women’s bantamweight championship, a lot of questions will be answered. By the time Nunes and Rousey take to the Octagon on December 30th, it will have been over a year since Rousey was last in the...

Oct 31, 2016 2:21 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Jake Shields on GSP’s free agency: “I’ve always wanted that rematch.”

When news broke of former UFC welterweight champion Georges Saint Pierre coming out of retirement, there wasn’t much doubt regarding where the French-Canadian superstar would re-sign with the UFC. But with entirely new owners and an exclusive apparel contract with Reebok, much has changed in the UFC since GSP stepped away from the sport in 2013....


Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 27, 2016 7:26 pm

EXCLUSIVE: Dan Severn working on revolutionizing amateur MMA

UFC legend Dan Severn has seen it all when it comes to mixed martial arts. Severn began his MMA career back in 1994 at UFC 4, when rules were at best a recommendation and mixed martial arts was more “no-holds barred” than an organized sport. “The Beast” spoke exclusively with BJPENN.com Radio on Wednesday night...

Oct 27, 2016 7:44 am

Irish newspapers reveal Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC President Dana White revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be making a “personal” announcement “out of left field”. Of course, fans immediately began speculating as to what the announcement could be, given that the fight is arguably the biggest in UFC history. Reports began to...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 24, 2016 6:51 pm

Goldberg discusses return to pro-wrestling on “Uncle Creepy’s” podcast

Wrestling icon Bill Goldberg will be making his highly anticipated return back into the ring  and spoke to UFC flyweight Ian “Uncle Creepy” McCall on his podcast on Monday to discuss his pro wrestling comeback. @Goldberg gives his only in depth interview to Erik and Ian, fresh off his appearance on #WWE Monday Night #RAWhttps://t.co/TfoBC3yaTf...

Oct 22, 2016 7:44 am

Michael Bisping fires back at those who think Dan Henderson won

Earlier this month at UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped into the Octagon in a highly anticipated rematch, this time for Bisping’s UFC middleweight championship. The fight was an extremely spectacular one, with Henderson showing off the power he possesses in his right hand even at 46 years...

Oct 20, 2016 4:48 pm

Conor McGregor sends his advice to fighters perturbed by UFC title shot woes and contracts

We have seen a recent influx in fighters publically addressing their displeasure with the UFC’s matchmaking, especially in some recent title fight in addition to issues regarding contracts. Current UFC interim featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently expressed his request to be released from his contract with the UFC after it was announced that featherweight champion...

Oct 20, 2016 6:21 am

Jon Jones went off on Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will defend his title in a rematch with Anthony “Rumble” Johnson this December at UFC 206 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The pair first met at UFC 187 in May of 2015, with “DC” emerging victorious by way of third-round submission (rear-naked choke). In a recent interview with Michael Landsberg...

Oct 18, 2016 12:53 pm

Chris Weidman to Appear Alongside Kevin James in CBS Sitcom

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman will look to get back on track after losing his title to Luke Rockhold almost a year ago. His opportunity to do so will come against Cuba’s Yoel Romero, a former Olympian who has not lost a fight since...

Oct 18, 2016 8:31 am

Report: Morale is Suffering at UFC HQ, Atmosphere Compared to “A Morgue”

Earlier this year, the UFC was sold for a whopping $4 billion – quite a jump from the $2 million Lorenzo and Frank Fertitta purchased it for back in the year 2000. With this groundbreaking sale, which saw the company’s reigns handed to talent agency WME-IMG, the UFC seemed poised to reach new and exciting...

Oct 18, 2016 7:43 am

Junior Dos Santos Suggests Cain Velasquez was on PEDs When They Fought

In late 2011, Junior Dos Santos planted a bomb behind the ear of then heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez. A few followup ground-strikes later, and the heavyweight title was his. Given that this title-winning knockout occured in just 64 seconds, however, many fight fans felt that they hadn’t actually seen Dos Santos and Velasquez fight. We’d...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Oct 15, 2016 9:56 am

Conor McGregor confident UFC 205 will break PPV record

UFC 205 is expected to be the biggest UFC Pay-Per View event in the promotion’s 25 year existence. While UFC 200 back in July was expected to be the biggest event in the promotion’s history, the card took two major blows when Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was scrapped from the card, and when...

Oct 15, 2016 9:01 am

Jose Aldo softening stance on retirement? “IF I continue in the sport”

After it was announced that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor would be moving up to lightweight to fight UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight championship in the main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12th, interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo requested his release from the UFC so as to...

Oct 14, 2016 11:51 am

Dana White Says “Probably Not” to Second CM Punk Fight

Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 203, WWE star CM Punk made his long-awaited debut in the UFC’s Octagon. He made this debut against dangerous 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall. This debut would go disastrously for Punk, who was promptly taken down by his young foe, only to be softened up with ground-and-pound,...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass to discuss retirement, contract dispute

Jose Aldo shocked the MMA world when he announced his intent to retire. After Conor McGregor’s fight win Eddie Alvarez was made official, the interim featherweight champion accused the UFC of going back on their word in offering him the McGregor rematch following Aldo’s win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Aldo revealed that he...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

Oct 12, 2016 7:13 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva posts video of him sparring, practicing reverse-elbow

Anderson Silva appears to be training hard, releasing a video of him in a hard sparring session on Tuesday amidst rumors of a potential match-up with Georges Saint Pierre. In the video you can see Silva and his sparring partner throwing some heat! It appears as though The Spider gets tagged early on in the...