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Oct 16, 2014 12:58 pm

Renan Barao returns against Mitch Gagnon at UFC Fight Night 58

Former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao (32-2 MMA, 7-1 UFC) will return to the octagon this December when he meets Mitch Gagnon (12-2 MMA, 4-1 UFC) at “UFC Fight Night 58” in Brazil. Renan Barao will return to the octagon for the first time since losing his strap to T.J. Dillashaw at May’s UFC 173...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 15, 2014 12:17 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! Five Bouts Highlight Latest UFC Additions

Five new UFC bouts have been added to upcoming UFC events, some of which fight fans will find very intriguing. At the top of the billing, Evan Dunham (pictured) will return to action against Rodrigo Damm. The two lightweight fighters have agreed to face off at UFC 182 in January. Highly touted Mexican prospect, Augusto...

Oct 13, 2014 3:10 pm

Anderson Silva Set To Host Tuesday’s Press Conference In Brazil

Former UFC middleweight champion, and former P4P king, Anderson ‘The Spider’ Silva will be hosting a press conference in Brazil for his return fight against Nick Diaz, which is scheduled to take place January 31st at UFC 183. The event will take place at Copacabana Palace Hotel in Rio De Janeiro at 1 p.m. ET....

Oct 12, 2014 4:12 pm

Phil Davis ‘The Brazilian Killer’ 2.0?

Phil Davis is gearing up for his UFC 179 co-main event bout against Glover Teixeira in just under two weeks. The bout will take place in Brazil, something Davis is familiar, and comfortable with. The Brazilian crowd is widely considered to be one of the rowdiest crowds in MMA, second only to the Irish fans....

Oct 11, 2014 12:48 pm

Hallman Latest Violator Crying Foul Over UFC Drug Test, Wants Appeal

  “First of all I want to say that I was very surprised to hear that I failed a drug test. I’m very careful what I put into my body and in no means have I used any banned substance. “I’m very angry that something like this came up especially the way they handled the...

Oct 8, 2014 11:36 am

TUF Brazil 4 Targets Lightweights, Bantamweights

TUF Brazil season 4 is set to feature both bantamweight and lightweight fighters. UFC officials announced the news earlier today. The Third season of TUF Brazil has yet to air, but while that shows broadcast progresses, UFC officials will be in the midst of taping the reality show’s fourth season. Tryouts for TUF Brazil season...

Oct 7, 2014 4:07 pm

Donations Needed To Attend UFC Debut For This Fighter

Signing on to make your UFC debut is only half the battle for promotional newcomers. For some, the need to cover travel expenses, food, and accommodations might be a hard financial task to handle. Nina Ansaroff, has found a solution, and it requires your support! You can learn more at her GoFundMe page, while she...

Oct 6, 2014 10:34 am

Thiago Tavares Loses Election In Brazil

UFC veteran Thiago Tavares came up short in a political election earlier this week when he ran for a seat with the State’s Legislative Assembly. Tavares received approximately 7,980 votes, ranking him at 103 in the political ladder. The winner, Gelson Merisio received 119,280 votes. Tavares sent out the following message to his supporters via...

Oct 2, 2014 6:24 am

Leandro Silva vs. Charlie Brenneman added to UFC Fight Night 58

A lightweight bout between Leandro Silva (16-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Charlie Brenneman (19-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in Brazil. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Brenneman will likely be fighting for his job when he takes on Silva this winter. “The...

Sep 25, 2014 11:33 am

Booking Roundup: Nine New UFC Bouts Made Official

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is constantly booking new bouts for upcoming fight cards. In our latest booking roundup, we bring word of nine new contests. Brad Picket and Chico Camus have agreed to a UFC on FOX 13 scrap. Eddie Gordon will make his first appearance since winning TUF 19, when he steps opposite Josh...

Sep 24, 2014 1:24 pm

Wanderlei Silva Wants You To Know The Truth About The UFC

“The money paid to the athletes is very little. How much does (the promotions) make? How much they generate? Those are things that are pissing off the fighters. Another thing that bothers me is that if someone wants to sponsor you, they have to pay $50,000 to the promotion before sponsoring you. But the money...

Sep 21, 2014 4:36 pm

McGregor Plans To Attend UFC 179, Says Poirier Is The Last Step To A Title Shot

Conor McGregor has quickly become one of the top ranked UFC featherweights, and believes that a win over Dustin Poirier puts him undoubtedly in line for a title shot against the winner of Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes at UFC 179. McGregor returned from a torn ACL to defeat Diego Brandao via KO in the...

Sep 19, 2014 10:47 am

Ronda Rousey Media Scrum in Brazil

UFC women’s bantamweight champion made a special media tour through Brazil recently and she also attended Fight Night Brasilia. The UFC.com Brazilian team caught up with Rousey for an exclusive interview.

Sep 18, 2014 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Eyeing Bout Between JDS And Stipe Miocic

The UFC is targeting a heavyweight bout between Junior Dos Santos and Stipe Miocic for UFC on Fox 13 in December. The fight will mark Dos Santos’ first fight back to the Octagon after being TKO’d by Cain Velasquez back in October of 2013. Prior to that bout, Dos Santos had knocked out Mark Hunt...

Sep 17, 2014 4:24 pm

Dhiego Lima Returns To The Octagon At UFC Fight Night 56

After a brutal first round KO loss to Eddie Gordon at the TUF 19 finale, Dhiego Lima will return to the Octagon on November 8th in Brazil against Pawel Pawlak Lima is 9-3 in his professional MMA career. As one of the most promising prospects on TUF 19, Lima fought his way to the finale...

Sep 17, 2014 2:59 pm

QUICK TWITT: Machida vs. Dollaway Set For UFC FN 58

Fresh off a 5-round war against Chris Weidman at UFC 175, Lyoto Machida will be stepping into the Octagon against C.B. Dollaway at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil. The UFC announced this bout on Twitter, using UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey to break the news. .@RondaRousey confirma: @lyotomachidafw encara @cbdollaway no #UFCBarueri (20/12)....

Sep 16, 2014 6:35 pm

UFC Fight Night 50 & 51 medical suspensions

The medical suspensions from both UFC Fight Night 50 and UFC Fight Night 51 were obtained by MMAJUNKIE earlier today. According to the report, UFC Fight Night 50 headliner Ronaldo Souza has been suspended indefinitely, pending medical clearance for the injured right hand he sustained in his win over Gegard Mousasi. Here is the full...

Sep 16, 2014 5:56 pm

Rousey: ‘I want to fight Bethe In Brazil’

“I’m the champ. I’m supposed to fight anyone at any time, and I’m waiting for who steps up… I want to fight Bethe. I want to fight Bethe in Brazil actually. I think it would be an amazing event and I’d love to be part of it. “I think it’s very smart what she’s doing....

Sep 13, 2014 6:48 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51’: Santos Picks Up Decision Win Over Escudero

Leonardo Santos remains undefeated in the octagon with a win over Efrain Escudero. Fighting since 2002, Santos would play the role of the veteran who would test Escudero to see if he truly improved since winning “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: Season 2”. Escudero is by no means a rookie, but he had much to learn...

Sep 13, 2014 3:06 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Official Results

UFC Fight Night 51 is LIVE from the Ginásio Nilson Nelson in Brasilia, Brazil. In the main event, Andrei Arlovski will be duking it out with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva! It is set to air exclusively on UFC Fight Pass. Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) HW:...

Sep 13, 2014 12:50 pm

UFC Bans ‘War Machine’ Nickname Ahead Of Fight Night 51

The War Machine moniker was expected to hit the Octagon this evening in Brazil, but that’s not happening. UFC officials have decided to not let tonight’s UFC Fight Night 51 competitor, Wendell Oliveira use his longtime nickname of ‘War Machine’. Earlier this week the fighter told us he would not change his name, but that...

Sep 12, 2014 1:00 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 51: Bigfoot vs. Arlovski’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Nilson Nelson Gymnasium in Brasilia, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 51 fighters hit the scales in anticipation of tomorrow’s UFC Fight Pass event. All fighters made their contracted weight. Here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 8 p.m. ET) Andrei Arlovski (248) vs. Antonio Silva (264) Piotr Hallmann (155) vs. Gleison...

Sep 12, 2014 12:10 pm

UFC Fighter Wendell Oliveira AKA ‘War Machine’ Will Not Change His Nickname

On Saturday Sept. 13 in Brasilia, Brazil Wendell Oliveira will make his UFC debut at UFC Fight Night 51: Arlovski vs. Bigfoot. Unfortunately for Oliveira, a lot of questions leading up to his debut have been centered around Jonathan Koppenhaver and his alleged assault of his ex-girlfriend. The reason being that both men share a...

Sep 9, 2014 3:41 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Announces Two New Bouts

Two new bouts have been announced for the UFC’s final 2014 quarter. Set for UFC 181 on December 6, Brendan Schaub will get a stern test in top 5 heavyweight contender, Travis Browne (pictured). The event goes down from The Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada, and features a pay-per-view main event between...

Sep 9, 2014 10:50 am

NO RETIREMENT! “Shogun” Inks New Multi-Fight UFC Deal

Despite outcries from his family, former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has gone against the ‘Rua grain’ and decided to re-up with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Here’s the former champ getting it done. Very happy! Just signed a new multi-fight deal with the @UFC ! Proud to be a partner! Tks @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/sUn7NG5Zay...