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Jun 15, 2015 2:48 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Velasquez Falls Far in P4P, Alvarez Makes Big Jump

“UFC 188” caused the biggest shakeups in the official UFC rankings in recent memory. Cain Velasquez stepped into the octagon with his UFC Heavyweight Championship on Saturday night, but walked out with empty hands and a bloody nose as Fabricio Werdum submitted him in the third round. As a result of this, Velasquez dropped six...

Jun 8, 2015 4:16 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Hendo Back in the Mix, Rothwell Makes Moves

Another UFC event has come and gone and the official UFC rankings have been updated accordingly. There are some odd changes this week, but everything seems to be in order for the stars of Fight Night 68. Dan Henderson made his way into the middleweight rankings. Previously unranked, Hendo took the thirteenth spot above Robert...

Jun 1, 2015 3:05 pm

UFC Rankings Report: Weidman Making Moves In P4P, Condit Stays Put

We are one week removed from Chris Weidman’s successful UFC Middleweight Championship defense at UFC 187 and he is still making moves in the rankings. Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson got kicked out of spot number-two in favor of “The All American”, and Anderson Silva dropped two spots to number twelve. Donald Cerrone made an odd...

May 28, 2015 11:26 am

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling Out For 4-6 Weeks

Aljamain Sterling is on a roll in the UFC, but will have to take a break from action due to injury. One of the UFC’s top up-and-comers, Sterling is currently 3-0 in the UFC with his most recent win coming over Takeya Mizugaki. On UFC Tonight on Wednesday, the news came out that Sterling will...


May 19, 2015 10:38 am

UFC’s Aljamain Sterling Sounds Off on UFC/Reebok Deal — ‘It’s A Freaking Joke’

Aljamain Sterling is one of UFC’s bright young prospects in the bantamweight division. Despite having an impressive undefeated record with wins over the likes of Takeya Mizugaki and Hugo Viana, the “Funk Master” will still only be earning $2,500 through the Reebok deal the next time he fights. While some fighters seem to love the...

May 19, 2015 10:18 am

Frankie Edgar Jumps into “Pound for Pound” List in Updated UFC Rankings

Frankie Edgar came out on top against Urijah Faber at “UFC Fight Night 66” and he made his return to the pound for pound rankings in the most recent edition of UFC’s official rankings! Despite being the most dominant athlete in the world, Ronda Rousey has moved down a spot in the “pound for pound”...

May 12, 2015 11:34 am

UFC Rankings Updated: How Far Did Mark Hunt Fall?

“UFC Fight Night 65” is in the books and we saw some shifts in the official UFC rankings. Stipe Miocic’s one-sided beating of Mark Hunt did not boost him up the rankings at all as he remained ranked #4 in the division. However, Hunt suffered a drop down to #6. Robert Whittaker, previously unranked, made...

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 21, 2015 4:43 pm

VanZant, Rockhold and Holloway Make Big Jumps in New UFC Rankings

The Official UFC Fighter Rankings have been released and there were some BIG changes after ‘UFC on FOX 15’. Paige VanZant, Max Holloway and Luke Rockhold all made jumps. Flyweight: Jussier Formica jumps up a spot to #4, now tied with John Moraga. Previously ranked 8th, Kyoji Horiguchi jumps above Zach Makovsky this week. Now...

Apr 19, 2015 1:58 pm

UFC ON FOX 15 Medical Suspensions! Nine Fighters Suspended Indefinitely

  The New Jersey State Athletic control Board have released their medical suspensions for UFC on FOX 15, which took place Saturday night in Newark, New Jersey. Below you will find the complete list of medical suspensions. Several fighters were handed down indefinite suspensions, pending clearance from a doctor. Those are usually just precautions for...

Apr 18, 2015 11:54 am

UFC ON FOX 15: Machida vs. Rockhold Live Results Thread

‘UFC on FOX 15’ is set to take place in Newark, New Jersey at the Prudential Center! The main-event is official as both Luke Rockhold and Lyoto Machida made weight yesterday. Also featured on the main card is #1 Middleweight Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza! The ladies are set to duke it out in the opening main...

Apr 18, 2015 11:49 am

ODDS! Rockhold Betting Favorite On Fight Day — UFC on FOX 15

‘UFC on FOX 15’ kicks off in just a couple hours and that’s JUST enough time to make some last minute bets! Whether you want to bet the underdog or favorite, there doesn’t seem to be a ‘lock’ on this card other than Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. Camozzi has the skill set to get the job...

Apr 17, 2015 1:30 pm

UFC ON FOX 15: ‘Machida vs. Rockhold’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from The Prudential Center in New Jersey the ‘UFC on FOX 15’ fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official! ‘UFC on FOX 15’ goes down tomorrow night on big FOX! MAIN CARD: (FOX, 8 p.m. ET) Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Luke Rockhold (185) Chris Camozzi (185) vs. Ronaldo Souza (186) Max...

Apr 14, 2015 9:41 am

Dominick Cruz on the Path to Recovery

Dominick Cruz came back to the octagon in September and knocked out Takeya Mizugaki in devestating fashion on Fox Sports 1. After trying to lobby for a title shot, the former champion suffered another ACL tear. Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is slowly recovering from his torn ACL injury. Check him out rehabilitating his...

Mar 22, 2015 1:22 pm

Dominick Cruz Wants To Show Dillashaw That ‘He Was Never The Best’

Dominick Cruz wants his belt back in a bad way. The former UFC bantamweight champion, who never actually lost his belt, has been sidelined for much of the past several years with multiple injuries. Cruz suffered his latest injury in December after coming back from three years off to knock-out top ranked fighter Takeya Mizugaki...

Feb 8, 2015 9:01 am

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several High Profile Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy booking matches for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings in the matchmaking world with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Demian Maia vs. Ryan LaFlare, which will headline “UFC Fight Night 62” in Brazil on March 21st. Maia is coming off a...

Jan 26, 2015 7:46 pm

Dominick Cruz Undergoes Successful ACL Surgery, Out At Least 9 Months

At the end of last year Dominick Cruz made a successful return to the UFC after being sidelined for nearly 3 years with 2 torn ACL’s and a torn groin muscle. Cruz fought Takeya Mizugaki, and dismantled him in just 61 seconds, earning himself a shot at TJ Dillashaw’s bantamweight title. Plans for the bout...

Dec 24, 2014 5:10 am

Dominick Cruz confident in 2015 return

Earlier this week, former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz took to his Facebook fan page to reveal the tragic news that he had suffered yet another knee injury which will require surgery. While obviously disappointed by the injury, “The Dominator” is still confident that he can recover from this his third ACL surgery and return...

Dec 11, 2014 1:12 pm

Dillashaw: ‘I know the weaknesses in Dominick Cruz’s game’

“Of course that I absorbed a little of what he does and transformed this in my own way of doing. You can’t copy exactly what he does, you have to develop your own style. But, yes, I studied him a lot and I needed to be him while training with Urijah. I also know the...

Dec 5, 2014 11:37 am

Francisco Rivera Thinks Fight With Uriah Faber Could Be Life Changing- Exclusive

  Who’s ready for UFC 181? UFC bantamweight Francisco Rivera is. He spoke with BJPENN.COM Radio this past Sunday about his upcoming fight with “The California Kid”, Uriah Faber. Checkout some of the highlights below, then go listen to the episode for the full interview, HERE. “Huge fight, looking forward to it, I can’t wait,”...

Nov 22, 2014 7:46 am

Faber: ‘Dillashaw is “bad news” for Cruz’

Former bantamweight title challenger Urijah Faber discussed the upcoming matchup, which doesn’t have a date set, between his teammate TJ Dillashaw, and former bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz. Faber spoke to MMAMania about the bout, and why he believe Dillashaw, as well as himself, is a bad matchup for Cruz, and why Cruz last fight against...

Oct 16, 2014 1:14 pm

Urijah Faber vs. Francisco Rivera set for UFC 181 in Las Vegas

Urijah Faber (31-7 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he faces Francisco Rivera (10-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) at UFC 181 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking on Wednesday evening. Perennial UFC bantamweight contender, Urijah Faber, has won 6 of his past 8 octagon bouts, with both of his...

Oct 1, 2014 11:56 am

Suspension Report: Kennedy Out With Facial Blowout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has released the list of Mandatory medical suspensions for UFC 178 fighters. UFC 178 took place last weekend from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. The full list of suspensions is as follows: Eddie Alvarez: suspended 45 days with no contact for 30 days Dustin Poirier: suspended 45...

Sep 29, 2014 3:59 pm

UFC 178 Medical Suspensions: Kennedy Out Up To 6 Months

UFC 178 took place this past weekend, and what a night it was for fight fans. Below are the full medical suspensions for the event, fighters not listed suffered no significant injuries, and are suspended for the mandatory 7-days. MMAFighting obtained the medical report from the NSAC. Tim Kennedy: Required to clear left orbital inferior...

Sep 29, 2014 3:20 pm

Rankings Report: Conor McGregor Cracks Top 5

At UFC 178 this past weekend, Conor McGregor cracked the top 5 rankings for the featherweight division according to the UFC’s official rankings. Prior to his win over Poirier this past weekend McGregor was ranked 9th on the ladder, however with his win he replaced Poirier on the ladder in the #5 spot. McGregor is...

Sep 29, 2014 10:17 am

UFC 178 Salary Report: Johnson, McGregor Top Payroll

This past weekend the UFC held arguably one of the biggest Pay-Per View’s of the year in UFC 178. The card was headlined by Demetrious Johnson as he defended his flyweight title against Chris Cariaso. Johnson emerged victorious, defeating Cariaso via submission in the second round. Below is the salary report for the event, which...

Sep 28, 2014 3:43 pm

QUICK TWITT: Team Alpha Male Reacts To Cruz Dissing Them

Yesterday in the main event of the preliminary card for UFC 178, Dominick Cruz made his triumphant return to the UFC by TKOing Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. During his post-fight Octagon speech, he said he was looking forward to beating up more “Alpha Fails.” His insult was aimed at Urijah Faber and his...

Sep 28, 2014 10:41 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To The Return Of Dominick Cruz

Last night in the main event of the prelims of UFC 178, Dominick Cruz returned from nearly a three-year long layoff to defeat Takeya Mizugaki in just 61 seconds. Below is a list of the best reactions from UFC fighters regarding the return of Cruz. FUCK YESSSS @TheDomin8r THE CHAMP IS HEEERE!! #UFC178 — Rowdy...