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May 31, 2014 12:59 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Strickland Wins Controversial Decision over Barnatt

A slow-paced technical fight is a tough one to watch after seeing such an exciting finish from the last bout. Luke Barnatt and Sean Strickland were on the wrong side of a chorus of boos from the crowd who voiced their disapproval of the fighter’s lack of action. The fight was perfectly fine and entertaining...

May 31, 2014 12:27 pm

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Backstrom Forces Niinimaki to Tap in Round 1

Tom Niinimaki and Niklas Backstrom kicked off the main card portion of ‘UFC Berlin’ today which aired exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Backstrom made a successful debut tonight and finished the fight in exciting fashion with an unorthodox spin on a classic submission. After he cracked his knee into the face of Tom Niinimaki, Backstrom...

May 31, 2014 11:54 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Hein Makes Successful Debut Against a Bloodied Dober

Lightweight Nick Hein put on a great showcase of his skills in his octagon debut today. He is a decorated judoka and his transition into mixed martial arts has been successful. Joe Silva invited him to the UFC hoping his success would continue and Hein did not disappoint him with his performance against Drew Dober...

May 31, 2014 11:09 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Alcantara TKOs Lee in 25 Seconds of Round 1

Iuri Alcantara only needed twenty-five seconds to finish Vaughan Lee today. The technical knockout was the first of the day and it brought the crowd to life after three consecutive decisions. Lee wanted to kickstart the action early on so he lunged forward with a teep-kick to the body of Alcantara and tried to follow...

May 31, 2014 10:57 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Sobotta Hands Pawlak His First Career Loss

Peter Sobotta put on a dominating performance in front of his home-country crowd in Germany. His last UFC outing was nowhere near as impressive as his fight was tonight. Sobotta was cut from the promotion in 2010 after losing three straight fights. He utilized his time in smaller promotions intelligently; He submitted five opponents in...

May 31, 2014 10:32 am

‘UFC Berlin’ Results: Blanco Defeats Ogle by way of Unanimous Decision

Maximo Blanco may fight with an orthodox stance, but his approach on fighting is rather unorthodox itself. As they met in the middle of the octagon in the first round to touch gloves, Blanco ignored Ogle’s attempt of high-fiving and executed a jumping front kick. The live-crowd saw this and voiced their disapproval of what...

May 31, 2014 9:32 am

‘UFC Berlin: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Results Thread

It is a stacked Saturday for fans of the Ultimate Fighting Championship! Did you miss the first batch of today’s fights? Check out the results below and come back for tonight’s UFC card in Brazil! Make BJPENN.COM your home for up to the minute updates and results. Main Card (3:00 PM ET on UFC Fight...

May 30, 2014 9:58 am

Dana White: ‘Wanderlei Silva is done in the UFC’ – UPDATED!

And just like we thought, the backlash from the Wanderlei Silva/NSAC drug testing incident wasn’t over. During a media scrum in promotion for tomorrow’s UFC Berlin event, UFC President Dana White confirmed that Wanderlei Silva has been released from the UFC. Wednesday we learned that Chael Sonnen would be put against Vitor Belfort in his...

May 30, 2014 9:45 am

‘UFC Berlin: Munoz vs. Mousasi’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC Berlin weigh-ins have concluded and all fighters hit their mark for tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass exclusive event. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 12:00 p.m. PT) Mark Munoz (186) vs. Gegard Mousasi (185) Francis Carmont (186) vs. C.B. Dollaway (186) Luke Barnatt (185) vs. Sean Strickland (186) Niklas Backstrom (146)...

May 29, 2014 9:07 pm

UFC Cuts Wanderlei Silva From Public Appearance In Brazil

Former PRIDE FC Champion and MMA Legend Wanderlei Silva has had a sudden, and drastic fall from grace. Yesterday we learned that Silva was removed from his fight against Chael Sonnen, for running from the NSAC’s surprise drug-testers. It’s a pretty big problem to have going forward and the potential backlash is still being unraveled. ‘The...

May 29, 2014 6:48 am

EXCLUSIVE | UFC Fight Night Berlin Open Workout

#WHOATV’s man in Berlin Richard Blackburn smashes it out the park with this compilation of what went down at the UFC’s Berlin Open Workouts. Keep checking back as we update you with all the video worthy highlights of the UFC’s stint in Berlin.

May 29, 2014 6:44 am

UFC Releases Official Statement On Wanderlei Silva Situation

  By now, we all know what happened to the Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout. If you missed it, the short version is simple. Wanderlei Silva ran from Nevada commission officials when they attempted to obtain a urine sample for drugs. As a result, he has been removed from his scheduled date against Chael...

May 29, 2014 6:39 am

GSP Excited With New UFC Contenders At 170

“It’s the most exciting time. They have a lot of contenders and it’s very exciting. It’s a lot of new guys. Some are veterans but a lot of guys that weren’t there before. It’s a lot of new faces. I’m very happy and very excited. I’ve got my friend and training partner Rory MacDonald, who...

May 29, 2014 6:30 am

Ryan Couture Latest UFC Vet To Join Battleground O.N.E. Card

BattleGrounds MMA announced today that it has confirmed two Superfights – a lightweight (155 pounds) showdown between Ryan Couture (7-3) of Las Vegas, Nev. and Jonny “The King of Late Night” Carson (11-6) of San Francisco, Calif., and a women’s atomweight (105 pounds) scrap between Nicdali “The Night Queen” Rivera-Calanoc (8-7) of Tulsa, Okla. and...

May 29, 2014 6:02 am

Wanderlei Silva Reacts To The UFC 175 Situation

  The news of the fight between Wanderlei Silva and Chael Sonnen being canceled was both a surprise and not a surprise. Let’s be honest, a lot of us, including Sonnen, have had our doubts about this fight actually making it into the octagon. So now Sonnen will fight Vitor Belfort, which may not have...

May 28, 2014 5:14 am

Dana White Breaks Down The UFC’s Welterweight Pecking Order

  The UFC just announced a massive welterweight fight slated for July 26, 2014 in San Jose, California. Yes, Matt brown will face off against fellow knockout artist Robbie Lawler at UFC on FOX 12. Fans are already going nuts about this fight and Dana White made it even better when he announced that the...

May 28, 2014 5:13 am

The UFC Looks To Implement New Background Checks On All Fighters

The UFC is good at a lot of things. One of those things is protecting their image. Like any other big company, the UFC wants to avoid a scandal or controversy whenever they can. So how do you avoid situations where a fighters past is brought up and not so flattering details are revealed? Bring...

May 28, 2014 5:09 am

UFC 174 on Pay-Per-View Preview

The UFC Flyweight title is on the line Saturday, June 14th at UFC 174 as the champ, Demetrious Johnson takes on Ali Bagautinov who is on an 11 fight win streak. The co-main event is a pivotal welterweight bout as Rory MacDonald takes on Tyron Woodley.

May 27, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC 173 Salary Report: Robbie Lawler Tops Payouts

The total disclosed payroll for Saturday’s UFC 173 event was just north of one-million-dollars. UFC welterweight Robbie Lawler, took home the lions share of the night’s earnings and brought in nearly 20% of the disclosed payouts with his win over Jake Ellenberger. Co-main event fighter, Daniel Cormier, was not far behind with a nice fat...

May 27, 2014 12:44 pm

Jose Aldo Not Happy With UFC Pay

“I do feel devalued, for sure. Every fighter dreams to reach a level where he will make good money. I have other thoughts nowadays – I’ve been around the world, I have a big wide vision about that. At the same time that they give us our business, they could improve it (payment). We bring...

May 27, 2014 12:07 pm

Matt Brown vs. Robbie Lawler headlines UFC on FOX 12, winner gets title shot!

July’s UFC on FOX 12 event will be headlined by a welterweight slugfest, as UFC officials announced today that Robbie Lawler (23-10 MMA, 8-4 UFC) will face Matt Brown (19-11 MMA, 12-5 UFC) in the evenings main event! “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 173 event in...