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Dec 13, 2016 8:03 pm

Cris Cyborg sounds off on the announcement of the UFC women’s featherweight title fight between Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie

The UFC women’s division took a big turn on Tuesday when it was announced that an inaugural women’s featherweight title fight between former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be taking place at UFC 208. This comes shortly after UFC President Dana White had stated that he offered Invicta featherweight...

Dec 9, 2016 9:51 am

Ontario Athletic Commission forces UFC 206 fighter Emil Meek to shave his beard

In mixed martial arts, athletic commissions are known for their strange policies and their iron-fisted enforcement of those policies. The latest manifestation of this reputation occurred this morning, when the Ontario Athletic Commission, who will oversee UFC 206 in Toronto, forced main card fighter Emil Meek to shave his trademark beard. Failure to do so,...

Dec 6, 2016 10:50 am

Bjorn Rebney blasts new UFC owners

Former Bellator MMA CEO Bjorn Rebney recently found himself making headlines recently when he joined former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, former UFC champions TJ Dillashaw & Cain Velasquez, and top ranked fighters Donald Cerrone & Tim Kennedy in announcing the formation of the MMA Athletes Association. While the association mostly received praise form fighters,...

Dec 6, 2016 9:55 am

Cris Cyborg explains why she turned down two UFC featherweight title fights

Since Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her successful UFC debut back in May at UFC 198, the arguable pound for pound women’s champ has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division. With that being said, many fight fans were shocked to learn this week that when the UFC...

Dec 6, 2016 8:43 am

Dana White reveals UFC offered Cris Cyborg two title fights at 145 pounds

In 2016, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg successfully made her UFC debut earlier this year when she successfully defeated Leslie Smith at UFC 198 back in May. Given that Cyborg competes in the women’s featherweight division under the Invicta banner, her fight with Smith was a catchweight fight of 140 pounds. In her...

Dec 2, 2016 11:59 am

Cris Cyborg prepared to walk away from the UFC

Reigning & defending Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg has been campaigning for the UFC to create a women’s featherweight division for quite some time now. Cyborg made her UFC debut earlier this year at UFC 198 when she stepped into the Octagon against gritty MMA veteran Leslie Smith. Despite enduring a brutal weight...

Nov 28, 2016 3:18 pm

Conor McGregor no longer double champ on UFC website, Jose Aldo back

It was stated numerous times by UFC President Dana White that Conor McGregor would have to vacate a title if he won the UFC lightweight belt against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205. “If he wins, he’ll hold two belts,” White said prior to UFC 205 taking place. “Then he’ll decide which one he wants to...

Nov 24, 2016 1:25 pm

VIDEO | Fighters weigh in on if Conor McGregor deserves equity in the UFC

Current UFC featherweight and lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the first fighter in history to hold two UFC weight class titles simultaneously. “The Notorious” accomplished the feat at UFC 205 by beating Eddie Alvarez to take his crown as the UFC lightweight king while still holding his title as the 145-pound UFC featherweight champion. Following...

Nov 22, 2016 5:19 pm

Luke Rockhold feels Conor McGregor is a threat in the UFC welterweight division

There is much speculation as to what will come next for UFC superstar Conor McGregor. With his last title fight against Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, “The Notorious” became the first fighter to be a concurrent two-division UFC champion, holding both the featherweight and lightweight titles. Following the historic fight, McGregor told the media that...

Nov 22, 2016 8:37 am

Cris Cyborg only returning to 140 for superfight

It’s no secret that Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is a natural featherweight fighter. With that being said, both of Cyborg’s UFC fights have been at a catchweight of 140 pounds due to the fact that she is unable to make the bantamweight limit of 135 pounds. Despite the fights taking place at 140...

Nov 17, 2016 4:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 knocks out NFL Super Bowl with remarkable social media statistic

There is no denying how much interest there is in mixed martial arts. With the UFC having its first event in New York since MMA was legalized in the state back in March, UFC 205 broke nearly every record in the company’s history. With the help of UFC superstar Conor McGregor headlining the UFC 205...

Nov 12, 2016 10:32 pm

UFC 205 Results: Conor McGregor KO’s Eddie Alvarez (highlights)

The main event of tonight’s UFC 205 fight card in New York city featured a lightweight title fight between current 155-pound champion Eddie Alvarez (28-4) and current UFC featherweight title holder Conor McGregor (20-3). Round one begins and Alvarez presses forward and lands a leg kick. He scores another. Conor presses forward and misses with...

Nov 5, 2016 11:01 am

Miesha Tate doesn’t think UFC needs women’s featherweight division yet

While Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is 2-0 inside the Octagon, she is still primarily an Invicta FC fighter due to the fact that the UFC doesn’t have a women’s featherweight division. In her two Octagon appearances, Cyborg fought at a catchweight of 140 pounds, both times enduring horrific weight-cuts, and both times delivering...

Oct 26, 2016 2:27 pm

REPORT: Nick Diaz offered UFC 206 title fight with Michael Bisping

MMA veteran Nick Diaz is no stranger to big fights inside the cage. In just his second pro fight, Diaz won the IFC United States welterweight championship by defeating Chris Lytle. Over the course of the neck 15 years, Diaz went on to win the WEC championship, as well as the Strikeforce welterweight championship. With...

Oct 24, 2016 3:34 pm

UFC ranks 7th on ‘Forbes Fab 40: The World’s Most Valuable Sports Brands’

With the UFC being recently sold for a jaw-dropping $4 billion, it laid out the value of the biggest mixed martial arts promotion in the world and screamed it’s legitimacy of Dana White and the Fertitta’s goal of building one of the biggest sports in the world. Forbes came out with their “Forbes Fab 40:...

Oct 17, 2016 9:03 am

Veteran Featherweight Tatsuya Kawajiri Has Requested a Release from His UFC Contract

Late last month, a disgruntled interim featherweight champion in Jose Aldo requested a release from his UFC contract. Having made no secret of the fact that he feels he’s being treated unfairly, the Brazilian has set his sights on greener pastures – perhaps even in another sport. Not long after Aldo’s surprising request, streaking female...

Oct 15, 2016 12:09 pm

Dana White responds to Cris Cyborg’s comments about lack of push from UFC

Invicta FC featherweight champion Cris Cyborg is now 2-0 inside the Octagon, with her most recent win last month being a 2nd round TKO win over Swedish striking ace Lina Lansberg. Although Cyborg is regarded as one of the greatest female mixed martial artists of all time, she fights primarily under the Invicta FC banner...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Oct 8, 2016 11:40 am

UFC 204 fight day betting odds

Tonight, the UFC will hit Manchester, England for the UFC 204 Pay-Per View, which takes place from the Manchester Arena. The event is certainly a highly anticipated one, which will be headlined by a middleweight rematch seven years in the making. Several fights which have garnered interest from fans specifically include Danny Roberts vs. Mike...

Oct 1, 2016 7:53 pm

VIDEO – UFC Fight Night 96 Results: Luis Henrique da Silva submits Joachim Christensen

A scrap between Joachim Christensen and Luis Henrique da Silva served as the featured bout of the UFC Fight Night 96 prelims tonight in Portland, Oregon. Joachim Christensen was able to drop da Silva with a knee midway through the second-round. OHHHHH what a knee from @JoachimChriste4!!! #UFCPortland https://t.co/xWTug0qykJ — UFC (@ufc) October 2, 2016...

Sep 25, 2016 2:59 pm

UFC Fight Night 95 Reebok Outfitting Pay: Cris Cyborg pockets $2,500

UFC Fight Night 95 took place last night in Brazil. The event was headlined by a women’s catchweight bout (140-pounds) between current Invicta Featherweight champion Cris Cyborg and UFC newcomer Lina Lansberg. Cyborg defeated Lansberg via second-round TKO in the main event bout, but both women took home the same check of $2,500 from the...