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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 9, 2018 6:51 pm

UFC 222 Betting Odds for New Main Event Have been Released

It is official. UFC featherweight champion, Cris Cyborg will be making a relatively quick turn around after her last title defense in December to now defend against the Invicta FC bantamweight champion, Yana Kunitskaya. The fight will be Yana’s first in the UFC and her first at 145-pounds since 2012. The oddsmakers don’t see this...

Feb 9, 2018 5:26 pm

Johny Hendricks Could Be Moving on From the UFC but Still Believes He has More to Prove

It’s a little bit mind-blowingly looking back at how things have unfolded for Johny Hendricks since he first fought for the UFC welterweight championship at UFC 167 in 2013. Hendricks was the last man that Georges St-Pierre defended his welterweight crown against before retiring for four years. A fight that very many people believe that...

Feb 9, 2018 12:23 pm

Rose Namajunas Says She’ll Choke Out Joanna Jedrzejczyk in Their UFC 223 Rematch

With a slew of wild superfights down the pipeline for 2018, the fights at UFC 223 are still so crazy that they shine through the chaos. Not only is Khabib Nurmagomedov fighting Tony Ferguson in the main event, the co-main will be Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s highly anticipated rematch with Rose Namajunas. The stoic Thug Rose boxed...

Feb 9, 2018 10:48 am

Play by Play Radio // UFC 221 Live Results: Yoel Romero vs Luke Rockhold

Unable to catch tomorrow night’s UFC 221 event in Perth, Australia? BJPenn.com has you covered with all the UFC 221 Live Results. Tune in to “Play By Play Radio” for up to the second results. Play By Play Radio” will be hosted by 2X UFC Hall of Fame Champion BJ Penn. UFC 221 is headlined...

Feb 9, 2018 9:40 am

VIDEO | Yoel Romero Gave the Best Interview You’ll See All Week for UFC 221

Every step in Yoel Romero’s career has led to this. After a war with Robert Whittaker ended in a decision that halted Romero’s eight-fight win streak, fate seemed to favor the former Olympian. The title switches and changes have been almost as dizzying as the flying knees which Romero launches at unsuspecting opponents. Yet, here...

Feb 9, 2018 8:19 am

VIDEO | Israel Adesanya Promises You’re Dealing With a New Breed at UFC 221

Most fighters hope their style gets labeled as something that resembles a killer like Jon Jones or strikes comparisons to the legend Anderson Silva, but not ‘Style Bender’ Israel Adesanya. While he may fit the body type and skill set, he’d rather you not disrespect them — or him for that matter — by constructing mental Venn...

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 8, 2018 5:26 pm

UFC on Fox 29 Adds Strawweight Showdown

The UFC touches down in Glendale, Arizona this April and the card is really shaping up to be a great one. The event is already topped off with two all-violence level matchups featuring Dustin Poirier against Justin Gaethje in the main event and Matt Brown vs Carlos Condit in the co-main. And now the UFC...

Feb 8, 2018 12:05 pm

Valentina Shevchenko defends UFC Belem stoppage: I wouldn’t change anything else

Referee Mario Yamasaki might the most unpopular man in MMA right now. The MMA community brought out the torches and pitchforks after he let Valentina Shevchenko brutalize the grossly outmatched Priscila Cachoeira for far longer than necessary last Saturday, and the backlash hasn’t stopped since. Of all the people to criticize Yamasaki, none did so...

Feb 8, 2018 9:18 am

UFC rankings update: Valentina Shevchenko surges up women’s flyweight list

In the wake of last weekend’s UFC Belem card, the UFC has updated its official rankings. The biggest shakeups in this latest iteration of the rankings can all be attributed to Valentina Shevchenko. Having left the UFC women’s bantamweight division (where she was formerly ranked number one), and officially announced herself in the UFC’s new...

Feb 8, 2018 6:48 am

Dana White on Brock Lesnar fighting in the UFC again: I wouldn’t be shocked

It’s now been almost two years since Brock Lesnar’s last mixed martial arts bout, a July 2016 defeat of Mark Hunt, which was ultimately ruled a no-contest when he tested positive for the banned substance clomiphene. From the sounds of it, however, Lesnar could make another walk to the Octagon before all is said and done. ...

Feb 7, 2018 7:56 pm

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub Puts Mario Yamasaki on Blast After UFC Belem

“He’s awful. He’s terrible. This is what’s alarming, ‘I allowed Priscila [Cachoeira] to be a warrior and keep fighting’. That is not your job as a referee. We don’t need you to dictate who’s a warrior and who’s not a warrior. That is not your call. She was in serious trouble and she was so...

Feb 7, 2018 6:53 am

VIDEO | UFC President Dana White drops $69K on Samurai Swords on “Pawn Stars”

It’s no secret that UFC President Dana White is an extremely wealthy man, and that’s he’s willing to drop serious sums of money when the mood strikes. White’s latest extravagant purchase was documented on the show Pawn Stars. On a recent episode, the UFC boss enters the famous pawn shop in search of weapons for his...

Feb 7, 2018 6:24 am

UFC Atlantic City gets clash of ranked middleweights, ranked light heavyweights

On April 21, the UFC will return to Atlantic City, New Jersey’s Boardwalk Hall for the first time since June of 2005. This UFC Atlantic City card is already shaping up to be a good one. On Tuesday night, the promotion announced to new bouts for the card: one, a clash of ranked middleweight contenders,...

Feb 6, 2018 10:44 am

TJ Dillashaw reveals nagging injuries are preventing Garbrandt rematch at UFC 222

Lat last week, UFC featherweight champ Max Holloway was forced out of his UFC 222 scrap with Frankie Edgar, leaving the card without a headliner. From there, the UFC kicked off a desperate search for a suitable replacement main event. One of the options was a rematch between bantamweight champ TJ Dillashaw and former champ...

Feb 6, 2018 9:50 am

VIDEO | Get Acquainted with Israel Adesanya Before His Hyped UFC 221 Debut

You may be lucky enough to already know about ‘Style Bender’ Israel Adesanya, but most tuning into the UFC 221 card in Perth this weekend probably won’t. …But they most likely will be trying to learn how to pronounce his name soon after he steps into the Octagon for the first time. This 28-year old...