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Oct 30, 2015 11:40 am

With Khabib Nurmagomedov injured, Tony Ferguson gets new opponent at TUF 22 Finale

With the lightweight division rumble of Khabib Nurmagomedov having to pull out of his fight with Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 Finale, Ferguson has been booked with a new opponent for the Dec. 11 fight. Edson Barboza has stepped in to replace Nurmagomedov, according to an announcement from the UFC on Friday. While Nurmagomedov...

Oct 30, 2015 11:11 am

John Lineker looks to be the ‘giant at bantamweight’

UFC veteran John Lineker is looking to build his name in the bantamweight division, and may be able to do that with a potential revenge match with Bryan Caraway. “I saw that Bryan Caraway wants to fight me,” Lineker wrote to MMA Junkie. “I also heard he’s friends with Francisco Rivera, so I guess he...

Oct 30, 2015 10:29 am

Joe Lauzon rallying for the fight against cancer! Here is how you can join

UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon and his family have already beat the biggest opponent they could ever face. Lauzon’s son was diagnosed with cancer just days after he was born last year. Fortunately young Joey Lauzon has the fighting spirit like his dad and was able to overcome the illness. Lauzon is rallying for a donation...

Oct 30, 2015 10:09 am

Exclusive Video: Rousey’s coach explains her dominance in the sport

Ahead of Ronda Rousey’s UFC 193 title defense against Holly Holm, BJPENN.com’s very own LayzieTheSavage caught up with Rousey’s head coach Edmond Tarverdyan about his prized pupil’s dominance in the sport. UFC 193 goes down on November 14th from the Etihad Stadium in Melbourne Australia. Rousey vs. Holm will headline the event, while Joanna Jedrzejczyk...

Oct 30, 2015 9:55 am

CSAC holding weight-cutting summit with UFC, Bellator, WSOF and Invicta to attend

Making weight is part of a fighter’s job, however with incidents of weight cuts sending people to the hospital and even a case of death have officials concerned. The Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) and Association of Ringside Physicians (ARP) sent out invitations on Thursday for a weight-cutting and dehydration summit in Los Angeles on...

Oct 30, 2015 9:46 am

WATCH! Valerie Letourneau highlight video

Ahead of UFC 193 on November 14th, many are counting UFC women’s strawweight title challenger Valerie Letourneau out of her title bout with champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk despite Letourneau being undefeated inside the Octagon. Even oddsmakers currently have Letourneau as a +900 favorite, meaning if you were to bet $100 on her and she were to...

Oct 30, 2015 9:23 am

Will Brooks agrees with Dustin Poirier’s decision to not fight at UFC Dublin

Well, it appears not every fighter disagreed with Dustin Poirier’s decision to decline a fight against Norman Parke after Joseph Duffy withdrew from their ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ main event bout due to a concussion sustained in training. Poirier caught quite a bit of criticism from fans and fighters for not accepting a fight with...

Oct 30, 2015 9:16 am

All ‘Bellator: Dynamite’ drug tests come back clean

It’s always a good day when news emerges that drug tests come back clean. All of the fighter’s from ‘Bellator MMA: Dynamite 1,’ which featured MMA bouts as well as Glory kickboxing matches, tested clean according to MMAFighting. The event took place September 19th in San Jose and was headlined by Liam McGeary vs. Tito...

Oct 30, 2015 9:09 am

Rustam Khabilov blasts Tom Lawlor & Will Brooks for bashing Khabib Nurmagomedov

Thursday evening it was announced that Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his bout against Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th due to a rib injury. Immediately after the announcement fighters took to Twitter to give their thoughts on Nurmagomedov’s withdrawal from the bout. Tom Lawlor and Will Brooks used the...

Oct 30, 2015 8:28 am

Ilir Latifi to fight Sean O’Connell in Boston

The UFC revealed Thursday evening that Swedish fighter Ilir Latifi is slated to fight Sean O’Connell at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Cruz,’ also known as ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston,’ on January 17th. Latifi will be making his American debut after 5 UFC fights taking place overseas. He is coming off a quick KO win...

Oct 30, 2015 8:14 am

Joe Rogan reacts to Miesha Tate’s potential retirement

Miesha Tate has been understandably frustrated since the UFC gave a title shot to Holly Holm after they promised the shot to Tate for defeating Jessica Eye at ‘UFC Fight Night: Dillashaw vs. Barao II’ earlier this year. Earlier this week Tate even went as far as to say that if the UFC relinquished her...

Oct 30, 2015 8:07 am

Palhares reacts to “unfair decision” handed down by NSAC

Yesterday former WSOF champion Rousimar Palhares appeared in front of the NSAC for unsportsmanlike conduct after once again holding a submission after his opponent tapped. The incident occurred at WSOF 22 when Palhares held a kimura submission after Jake Shields tapped out. Referee Steve Mazzagatti intervened, and it appeared Palhares was still refusing to relinquish...

Oct 30, 2015 7:59 am

Rousey hangs up from media call after being asked about Travis Browne?

Yesterday on the UFC 193 media conference call Ronda Rousey was unavailable for the remainder of the call after just the first question. Rousey was asked by a reporter about the status of her relationship with UFC heavyweight Travis Browne. Shortly after the question was asked, Rousey’s phone disconnected, and she was reportedly ‘unable’ to...

Oct 30, 2015 7:51 am

Quick Twitt: Jones would fight DC in the OSU wrestling room

After being reinstated by the UFC recently, Jon Jones’ manager stated that a rematch against Daniel Cormier would be on Jones terms, not Cormier’s. Cormier then stated that he had no problem giving Jones and immediate title shot for Jones first bout back in the Octagon. Jones then took to Twitter to reveal that it...

Oct 30, 2015 7:44 am

Fighters react to Khabib Nurmagomedov’s injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had injured his rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The next morning Nurmagomedov took to Instagram to let his followers know that he may never return to the Octagon. Fighters took to Twitter...

Oct 30, 2015 7:29 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Valerie Letourneau exchange words on UFC 193 media call

Yesterday on the UFC 193 media day conference call things got a bit heated between UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk and title challenger Valerie Letourneau. Jedrzejczyk praised Letourneau on her performances against Maryna Moroz, but stated that it was Letourneau’s comments after the bout that she didn’t like. Despite the overwhelming odds, Letourneau said...

Oct 30, 2015 7:17 am

Nurmagomedov contemplating retirement after most recent injury

Late Thursday night it was revealed that Khabib Nurmagomedov had broken a rib and would no longer be able to fight Tony Ferguson at the TUF 22 finale on December 11th. The injury is the third in a row for Nurmagomedov, who hasn’t fought since April of 2014 when he defeated Rafael Dos Anjos. A...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

Frank Trigg talks with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn on retirement

Frank Trigg of MMAOddsBreaker spoke with Titan FC champ Rick Hawn (21-4) on his retirement following his championship win over Pat Healy at Titan FC 35. Trigg asked about his decision to retire and Hawn gave his reasoning on the struggle of being a professional fighter. “It was a long time coming. Several reasons, one,...

Oct 30, 2015 7:00 am

8 things you may not know about Robbie Lawler versus Carlos Condit

As the days count down to UFC 195 where Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit fight for the UFC welterweight championship title, the UFC released some facts by the numbers dealing with the first main event fight of 2016. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler is on a 4-fight win streak, which is the second 2nd longest active win...