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Apr 26, 2017 9:50 am

Report: Renan Barao to return to bantamweight after short featherweight career

These days, weight cutting is a hot-button issue in MMA. This longstanding practice has left us with many cancelled fights, and worse still, many unhealthy fighters, some of whom have fainted or had to be hospitalized while trying desperately to sweat out water weight. One of the worst cuts in recent memory occurred in 2014,...

Apr 25, 2017 9:26 am

VIDEO | Jimmie Rivera sparring TJ Dillashaw, claims Dillashaw has no KO power

Several years ago, UFC bantamweights TJ Dillashaw and Jimmie Rivera took part in a sparring session at Roufusport gym in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. The sparring session was kept quiet until now, when video footage of the session, which allegedly took place 4 years ago, was leaked online. While Rivera has confirmed that he did not leak...

Apr 25, 2017 8:54 am

Conor McGregor’s manager gives Nate Diaz path to Conor McGregor trilogy fight

In 2016, UFC superstars Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put on two of the most iconic fights in UFC history. Just two weeks before Conor McGregor was scheduled to challenge Rafael dos Anjos for the UFC lightweight title at UFC 196, it was revealed that the lightweight champion was forced out of the fight with...

Apr 24, 2017 7:31 am

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for July, no official date set

Valentina Shevchenko vs. Amanda Nunes in the works for July, no official date set A women’s bantamweight title fight between top contender Valentina Shevchenko and current champion Amanda Nunes is being targeted for July. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor spoke with Shevchenko’s management who stated that the title fight is in the works for the month of...

Apr 23, 2017 8:26 am

After wars with Doo Ho Choi and Artem Lobov, Cub Swanson is keen on some time off

Last night, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Nashville, Tennessee, featherweight veteran Cub Swanson defeated Artem Lobov with a hard-fought, unanimous decision. With this win, Swanson established himself as one of the top contenders in the division, and perhaps the most deserving man of a featherweight title shot. The next featherweight...

Apr 22, 2017 3:31 pm

Report | Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko slated for July 8 in Las Vegas

Report | Amanda Nunes vs. Valentina Shevchenko slated for July 8 in Las Vegas Earlier today current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes took to Twitter where she delivered the following message for her fans “Don’t worry guys. I will defend this belt soon. UFC is working on making an amazing card for all the...

Apr 22, 2017 8:33 am

Amanda Nunes says she will soon defend her belt on “an amazing card”

Amanda Nunes had a banner 2016. She kicked off the year with a decision defeat of talented Kyrgyzstani striker Valentina Shevchenko. Then, in the main event of the landmark UFC 200, she claimed the UFC women’s bantamweight title with a first round destruction of WMMA great Miesha Tate. Finally, in December, she closed out the...

Apr 22, 2017 5:51 am

Coach: Dominick Cruz is in peak form, wants the Garbrandt-Dillashaw winner

Back in December, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Dominick Cruz’s legendary bantamweight title run was cut short by an incredibly sharp Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt was able to drop Cruz on multiple occasions, ultimately earning a sound, unanimous decision win for his efforts. Though there was some brief talk of an immediate Garbrandt vs....

Apr 21, 2017 8:18 am

UFC/ Bellator veteran Maiquel Falcao brutalized with late stoppage in Russia

Brazilian middleweight Maiquel Falcao, who you’ll remember as a member of the UFC and Bellator rosters – and for his infamous gas station brawl – recently had a very bad night in Russia. He was visiting the port city of Vladivostok for a Fight Nights Global scrap with Vladimir Mineev. To say it didn’t go his way...

Apr 18, 2017 2:20 pm

Alexander Gustafsson: Jon Jones is still the best UFC light heavyweight right now

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier surely wants his chance to get another shot at Jon Jones in the Octagon, especially when many believe Jones is still the best fighter in the division. #1 ranked UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson is one of those that have voiced that Jones is still the most superior fighter...

Apr 18, 2017 11:55 am

If Jon Jones takes a tune-up fight, he only has one legitimate option for an opponent

Last night, UFC President Dana White announced on ESPN that, if former UFC light heavyweight champ Jon Jones is ready in time for UFC 214, which is scheduled for July 29, he will fight reigning champion Daniel Cormier for the title on the card. Shortly thereafter, White elaborated that, if Jones feels he won’t be ready...

Apr 17, 2017 7:36 pm

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214 Earlier tonight UFC president Dana White went on Sports Center where he announced that if Jon Jones is ready, the promotion is willing to give him an immediate title shot against current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Apr 17, 2017 6:47 pm

Dana White offers Jon Jones a fight for UFC 214 on July 29

Dana White offers Jon Jones a fight for UFC 214 on July 29 Breaking news from UFC President Dana White. The brash UFC boss took to Sports Center where he announced that “if Jon Jones is ready” we will finally see him rematch current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC 214 on July...

Apr 16, 2017 6:28 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones trade barbs over steroid accusations

On Saturday, the UFC took over Kansas City, Missouri with UFC on Fox 24. It was an unforgettable card, as we saw flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson score a historic 10th title defense with an armbar of Wilson Reis, Rose Namajunas pick up an emphatic submission defeat of Michelle Waterson, and Robert Whittaker burst...

Apr 13, 2017 4:52 pm

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability

Daniel Cormier pokes fun at Jon Jones knockout ability Daniel Cormier retained his UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of last weekend’s UFC 210 pay-per-view fight card in Buffalo, New York by submitting top contender Anthony Johnson via rear-naked choke. The victory marked Cormier’s fourth in a row, as he had previously scored...

Apr 13, 2017 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor Rocky III edit is just too good

Mayweather Calls Out McGregor McGregor and Mayweather's war of words may have finally gone too far!thanks to: The Kicker Posted by Craziest Sports Fights on Thursday, April 13, 2017 If you’re a fan of the Rocky III movie like UFC President Dana White, you are going to love this edit of the classic featuring Floyd...

Apr 13, 2017 12:26 pm

Jim Miller: If Conor McGregor is allowed to box, all UFC fighters should be allowed to

The biggest ongoing story in combat sports today surrounds a potential boxing mega-fight between UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor and undefeated boxing great Floyd Mayweather. While this fight is not a done deal just yet, it is the most discussed topic in the game today. The latest member of the combat sports community to give...

Apr 13, 2017 11:41 am

Johnson demands Daniel Cormier be stripped of belt in formal appeal

This past weekend at UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier defeated Anthony Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch two years in the making. Prior to the fight however, Cormier made headlines for his controversial weigh-in. The champ stepped in the scale with just minutes to go until time was up, and weighed-in at...

Apr 13, 2017 11:20 am

UFC 211: Miocic vs. Dos Santos 2 – Finalized fight card and lineup

The next UFC pay-per-view on the horizon is UFC 211. This massive card will go down inside the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas on May 13. UFC 211 will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between reigning, defending champion Stipe Miocic and former champion Junior Dos Santos. This anticipated heavyweight title showdown will...

Apr 13, 2017 5:51 am

Jon Jones once again rips Daniel Cormier over ‘TowelGate’ incident

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 210, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier scored an impressive, second-round submission win over the ever-dangerous Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Regrettably, Cormier’s win was not without controversy. On the Friday morning before his battle with Rumble, Cormier stepped onto the scale and weighed in a 206.2 pounds, 1.2...

Apr 12, 2017 10:16 am

Nate Diaz gets reduced penalty for UFC 202 bottle-throwing incident

Back in March of 2016, Nate Diaz shocked the world by tapping out the seemingly unbeatable Conor McGregor. Several months later, in the main event of August’s UFC 202, McGregor and Diaz went at it again. Unsurprisingly, the buildup to this anticipated rematch was highlighted by plenty of memorable trash talk and confrontations. The crescendo...

Apr 12, 2017 9:32 am

Jose Aldo on the state of the UFC: it’s not worth being the good guy anymore

In a few short weeks, UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will attempt to defend his title against interim featherweight champ Max Holloway. The two will share the main event spot of UFC 212, which will go down on June 3 in sun soaked Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. In advance of this fight, Aldo and Holloway...

Apr 11, 2017 7:14 pm

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero

Anderson Silva turns down offer to fight Yoel Romero During today’s UFC 212 press conference in Brazil, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva told reporters that he had two potential opponents in mind for the June 3 pay-per-view event. “The Spider” indicated that he was interested in a rematch with former Strikeforce champion Nick Diaz,...

Apr 11, 2017 3:51 pm

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212

Anderson Silva shuts down Belfort and Rockhold, has two opponents in mind for UFC 212 Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva was slated to square off with surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum at UFC 212 on June 3 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil. Unfortunately for fight fans, news broke last week that Gastelum had been...