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Feb 12, 2015 4:30 am

D.C.: ‘PED failures not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more testing’

“When you look at social media, fans are saying this is bad for the UFC. I say it’s good. It’s working. Keep it up. It’s exposing these guys who are taking short cuts. Keep testing these guys. Tell them they can’t keep cheating. It’s not a bad thing. It’s a good thing. Do more [testing]....

Feb 5, 2015 11:47 am

Weidman: ‘Putting up an interim belt “kind of stupid”‘

“You know, I thought it was kind of stupid. I’m just like, hang on, Anthony Pettis was out for a year. Johny Hendricks was out for like nine months. Cain Velasquez, they just did an interim title, he was out for how long? A year and a half? So I’ve been out for six months,...

Jan 26, 2015 5:05 am

Werdum: “2015 Is My Year”

Fabricio Werdum closed out 2014 on a high note, defeating Mark Hunt at UFC 180 to win the interim UFC heavyweight championship. The win put Werdum in a spot to potentially unify the interim belt with the heavyweight championship when Cain Velasquez returns to the cage and the pair face off. He spoke about the...

Jan 11, 2015 3:34 pm

Travis Browne Calls For Fight Against Junior Dos Santos

Following his quick dismantling of Brendan Schaub at the end of last year, Travis Browne is looking for a quick turnaround, which he hopes comes against Junior Dos Santos, or filling in for either heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez or interim champion Fabricio Werdum when the pair finally meet. He spoke to MMAFighting prior to UFC...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 3, 2015 10:31 am

UFC 182 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of UFC 182 Embedded, event headliner Daniel Cormier is joined in the gym by some big names: his teammate and UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez, plus actor/martial artist Steven Seagal. At weigh-ins on Friday, the mood is light as Dana White, new UFC signee CM Punk, Urijah Faber, and more talk about...

Dec 25, 2014 5:10 am


Ho Ho Ho! It’s the one day of the year, BJPENN.COM goes dark. Even this post was scheduled to post and share yesterday. YOU’VE BEEN FOOLED! But on a serious note, from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Enjoy the season… and this picture of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a Christmas Sweater. Here’s...

Dec 15, 2014 5:02 am

Junior Dos Santos expects long career despite taking massive damage in recent fights

It is nearly impossible to ignore the recent damage taken to former UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos in his last two fights. In his rubber match against Cain Velasquez, Dos Santos received one of the worst ‘crimson masks’ in the history of the sport (See that HERE), and this past weekend, Dos Santos defeated...

Dec 14, 2014 6:52 pm

Dana White: “I don’t see Junior fighting anytime soon”

Last night in the main event of UFC on FOX 13, fight fans saw Junior Dos Santos earn a very close decision win over Stipe Miocic that some even considered controversial. The fight left the former champion Dos Santos with a swollen eye, cheekbone, and several nasty cuts. UFC President Dana White spoke after the...

Dec 10, 2014 5:00 am

Fight Night Phoenix: Junior Dos Santos Pre-Fight Interview

The last time Junior Dos Santos entered the Octagon was against Cain Velasquez back at UFC 166 in October of 2013. The former heavyweight king talks about the frustrations that come with not being able to fight and much more in this interview.

Dec 8, 2014 9:31 am

Mike Kogan: ‘There’s a subtle movement to get rid of managers’

Mike Kogan, the former manager of Nate Diaz, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and has even found himself at odds with UFC President Dana White in the past; That came when Kogan’s former client, Nate Diaz was in contract disputes with the UFC some time ago. Kogan spoke recently about...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Nov 25, 2014 1:35 pm

AKA Hoping To Minimize Training Injuries

“It’s been bothering me. There is a ranking that came out, and we are number two on the lowest amount of injuries for big organizations. So we aren’t in the top for injuries. But even being number two, I would rather not be on that list. But for a top team, we are safer than...

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 16, 2014 9:36 am

UFC Announces ‘TUF Latin America 2’

Last night, following an action-packed UFC 180, UFC Senior Vice President of International Development and General Manager of Latin America, Jaime Pollack announced that the UFC was planning TUF Latin America 2. “Right now, we’re looking at all weight classes. We always do. Tryouts start to happen after we get registrations so matchmakers can get...

Nov 15, 2014 1:54 pm

UFC 180 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episodes 4 & 5

On episode #4 of UFC 180 Embedded, interim heavyweight title contender Mark Hunt gets sweaty and introspective in Mexico City. Featherweight contender Dennis Bermudez cuts weight in style and practices his questionable Spanish. At Ultimate Media Day, the stars of the UFC 180 card meet with the media, treating them to fight predictions and Robert...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 13, 2014 4:07 pm


UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has had a career plagued with dominance, and injury. Having not fought in a year, the Ultimate Fighting Championship, is looking at potentially stripping Cain from his world-title. UFC President Dana White explained the situation to UFC.com. “We’re headed in that direction now. This next fight in Mexico is for...

Nov 11, 2014 1:08 pm

‘UFC 180 Was My Destiny’

“And when I finally realized that I can’t do it, it’s just not working for me, it just sucked. It felt like something was destined, you know what I mean. Like, this is where I’m destined to be, I’m destined to fight on this card, and it just didn’t turn out that way. So it...

Nov 6, 2014 9:58 am

“UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt” Extended Preview

With heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez sidelined, Fabricio Werdum and Mark Hunt will main event UFC 180 for the interim title. Also, Jake Ellenberger will meet rising star Kelvin Gastelum in the co-main event.