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Nov 20, 2014 5:05 am

Rockhold signs 8-fight deal, promised ‘Big Fight’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold is coming off a 2nd round submission win over Michael Bisping earlier this month in Sydney. Rockhold revealed on UFC Tonight that he just signed a new 8-fight win streak with the UFC, and has been promised a “big fight” for his next bout. Rockhold is ranked #5 on the UFC’s...

Nov 18, 2014 1:59 pm

Weidman: ‘I’m not letting a Juicehead take my belt’

“He’s trying to take my belt. He’s been caught cheating and I’m not going to let a cheating juicehead take my belt.” “I expect an even better Vitor Belfort. Maybe it’s a blessing in disguise he’s off this stuff. Maybe he doesn’t have to worry about getting tired. I’m preparing for a Vitor we haven’t...

Nov 18, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC Boss: Both McGregor & Anderson Silva Could Get Title Shots With Wins

“These fights lead to bigger fights. “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time. At the same time, Anthony Johnson and Gustafsson will fight and both the winners of those fights will match up later on this year.” “Every one of these fights leads to a bigger fight....

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...


Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to UFC.com on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 17, 2014 8:54 am

Rockhold: “I’ve gotta be Jon Jones”

Luke Rockhold is fresh off his win over Michael Bisping earlier this month at UFC Fight Night Sydney, however that doesn’t mean he’s ready to take it easy. Rockhold revealed to MMAJunkie that he is in the process of “packing on some pounds” to mimic UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones for his teammate, Daniel...

Nov 13, 2014 11:16 am

Jacare vs. Romero Set For UFC 184

The UFC’s return trip to Los Angeles continues to take shape,today, with the addition of a middleweight contest between Yoel Romero and Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza. UFC officials announced the news just moments ago. UFC 184 is going down from the Staples Center, in Los Angeles, and will feature a middleweight main event between Vitor Belfort and...

Nov 13, 2014 9:17 am

Frank Mir vs. Antonio Silva set for UFC 184 in L.A.

A heavyweight clash will take place at February’s UFC 184 event, as UFC officials announced yesterday that former UFC champion Frank Mir (16-9 MMA, 14-9 UFC) will battle Antonio Silva (18-6-1 MMA, 2-3-1 UFC) in Los Angeles. Frank Mir finds himself in a must-win situation, this after dropping 4-straight fights inside the ocatagon. After earning...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...

Nov 2, 2014 11:54 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier Brings In Steven Seagal Ahead Of Jones Bout

We’ve heard the rumors for years that Steven Seagal was secretly the mastermind behind Anderson Silva’s brutal front kick KO over Vitor Belfort. Many fans, and critics, refuted the belief that Seagal actually taught Anderson the move, and Anderson himself even admitted that Seagal never trained him. Now a photo has surfaced of Daniel Cormier...

Oct 24, 2014 5:49 pm

Jacare agrees To Fight This Guy, But Only On One Condition

Top ranked UFC middleweight Jacare Souza is widely believed to be the #1 contender to Chris Weidman’s UFC strap after Vitor Belfort gets his crack at the champ in 2015. However, UFC President Dana White stated that after Souza beat Gegard Mousasi, he would likely still need one more fight before getting a title shot....

Oct 15, 2014 10:54 am

NO CHANCES! Silva Says If You Fail You Should Fry

The amount of MMA fighters testing positive for performance enhancing drugs is on the rise, and former UFC champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva believes stricter punishments need to be put in place to correct the situation. Silva is no stranger to PED’s in MMA, in fact 7 of his 15 octagon opponents have failed a...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 3, 2014 10:32 am

Sonnen vs. Wanderlei Possible For Metamoris Event

Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva were originally scheduled to fight under the UFC banner earlier this year, however after Wanderlei Silva evaded NSAC drug-testing officials, he was put on the sidelines, and Chael Sonnen was paired with Vitor Belfort. Leading up to Sonnen and Vitor’s fight at UFC 175, Sonnen failed a pair of drug...

Sep 26, 2014 6:21 am

Wand names his greatest fights

Former PRIDE middleweight champion and MMA legend, Wanderlei Silva, retired from the sport of mixed martial arts just six days ago. “The Axe Murderer” recently did an interview with Brazil’s Combate, where he detailed the greatest fights of his illustrious career. Take a look: Greatest Fight “My great fight was against Liddell,” said Wand. “I...

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 24, 2014 11:30 am

Like it or not, Wanderlei Silva should still go down as a legend

Former PRIDE middleweight champion Wanderlei Silva (35-12-1 MMA) recently retired from the sport of mixed martial arts, this due to apparent grievances he had with both his employer (The UFC) and the NSAC (Nevada State Athletic Commission). Yesterday, the NSAC announced that “The Axe Murderer” had been indefinitely suspended, meaning he will never be able to fight in the...

Sep 23, 2014 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Weidman Sporting Cast Following UFC 181 Boot

UFC middleweight champion, Chris Weidman was forced out of his December title fight against Vitor Belfort with a broken hand. The champ is expected to return in February. The Caption Reads, Want to thank my fans for all the support. I’ll be back soon stronger than ever! #andstill

Sep 22, 2014 4:41 pm

BREAKING : Weidman Out Of UFC 181, Hendricks vs. Lawler II Set To Headline Event

Chris Weidman has been forced out of his UFC 181 title fight against Vitor Belfort on December 6th. As a result, Johny Hendricks will defend his welterweight strap against Robbie Lawler in a highly anticipated rematch. The UFC broke the news via a press release, which stated that Weidman had suffered a hand injury during...

Sep 22, 2014 9:43 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Weigh-Ins And UFC 181 Press Conference This Friday

UFC 178 takes place this Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena with Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight championship against Chris Cariaso in the main event. The event will take place this Friday at Premier Ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The event will be kicked off by a press conference with UFC...

Sep 21, 2014 4:03 pm

Chris Weidman Is Glad Jacare Thinks He Can Beat Him

Chris Weidman is getting ready to fight Vitor Belfort at UFC 181, but he already has another challenger looking at getting a crack at the champion. Jacare Souza is fresh off a dominant win over Gegard Mousasi earlier this month, and is confident he can beat the current middleweight champion, Chris Weidman. MMAJunkie spoke with...

Sep 17, 2014 5:12 pm

Chris Weidman Working On Footwork

UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is gearing up for his UFC 180 fight against Vitor Belfort in December. To get ready for the fight, Weidman can be seen in this video working on his footwork. By Evan Stoumbelis

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 5, 2014 9:03 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Jacare Dominates Mousasi, Forces Him to Submit in Round 3

Ronaldo Souza def. Gegard Mousasi by way of Submission (Guillotine) 4:30 of Round 3 Gegard Mousasi posed no threat to the elite skills of Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza tonight. Souza wrapped things up in the third round with a tight guillotine, capping off an exciting evening of fights. Gegard Mousasi was unable to feel out his...

Sep 5, 2014 5:45 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Natal Earns Close Split Decision Win Over Camozzi

Rafael Natal def. Chris Camozzi by way of Split Decision (29-28, 28-29, 29-28) Chris Camozzi’s streak of bad luck continued as he suffered his fourth consecutive loss inside the octagon. Camozzi put on a better performance tonight than he has in his past fights, but Rafael Natal’s early technicality and superior strategy aided him in...

Aug 28, 2014 10:13 am

Weidman joins UFC on FOX as analyst for UFC 178

Middleweight champion Chris Weidman makes a special announcement on UFC Tonight and also talks about Luke Rockhold, Vitor Belfort and more. Weidman announces breaking news: “I was asked by the UFC and FOX, I’m going to be a guest analyst, with Rashad Evans and Brian Stann on FOX Sports 1 for the UFC 178 Weigh-in, Prefight...