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Dec 30, 2014 1:51 pm

Danny Castillo Discusses His Future After Fighting-Exclusive

UFC lightweight, Danny ‘Last Call’ Castillo, will fight on Jan. 3 at UFC 182, but the Team Alpha Male fighter made time to speak with BJPENN.COM radio and covered a wide range of topics. Among some of the highlights, Castillo spoke about the brutality of the sport and how he’s come to realize that being...

Dec 26, 2014 11:37 am

Cruickshank: ‘I didn’t want to fight with one eye’

“It would be terrible to lose an eye for some reason, because I don’t exactly know what’s wrong. There was no recovering, I didn’t want to fight with one eye.” Earlier this month, at the TUF 20 Finale, Daron Cruickshank bowed out of his bout against KJ Noons after an unintentional eye-poke rendered him unable...

Dec 17, 2014 10:20 am

UFC Fighters React To UFC Lawsuit

Earlier this week we learned that three fighters have opted-in, in a lawsuit against the UFC. (More on that HERE) Now we have some reactions. This an a shakedown. #optedOUT — chael sonnen (@sonnench) December 16, 2014 It's on. — Nathan Quarry (@NateRockQuarry) December 16, 2014 PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE CURTAIN…“@SBNLukeThomas:...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 12, 2014 4:59 am

Makes UFC Return, Gets Called “Salmon”

UFC middleweight fighter, Josh Samman recently made his post-TUF debut with an emphatic headkick KO over his season’s winner, Eddie Gordon. Unfortunately though, the UFC crew mis-pronounced his name, the whole time: My whole career I look forward to getting my fights called by @joerogan and @MFG16 – I get there and they call me...

Dec 11, 2014 11:41 am

Magana Documents ‘Crappy’ Weight-cut (NSFW)

Controversial TUF 20 fighter, Angela Magana has been documenting her weight-cut leading up to today’s TUF 20 Finale Weigh-Ins event. Check it: Besties getting ready to cut weight together @RowdyBec (#TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter) pic.twitter.com/8EqEetYI0l — Angela Magana UFC (@AngelaMagana1) December 11, 2014 Your Majesty & @RowdyBec getting our towel cocoon babies on #TUF20Finale @UltimateFighter pic.twitter.com/OSOy76jrBH —...

Dec 10, 2014 10:54 am

‘RUGBY IS MORE DANGEROUS!’

“Not to take anything away from rugby but I’d honestly think that rugby, when you look into it more, is the more dangerous sport. You’ve got these guys, who are massive men, running full tilt and hitting each other with forceful momentum that is very intense. “The other thing is, if you’re a guy with...

Dec 7, 2014 10:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Pettis’ win over Melendez

In the co-main event of UFC 181 last night, Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis scored a second round submission win over a very game Gilbert Melendez. Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the submission. I'm fucking eating wheaties it's for every meal — russell doane (@RussellDoane135) December 7, 2014 Pettis is unreal! #UFC181 @Showtimepettis —...

Dec 3, 2014 9:48 am

Josh Samman carries a heavy heart in to UFC 181 bout with Eddie Gordon‏

UFC middleweight Josh Samman (10-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) will be carrying a heavy heart to the octagon this Saturday night when he meets TUF 19 winner Eddie Gordon in Las Vegas. Samman, who hasn’t fought since winning his UFC debut in Arpil of 2013, lost his girlfriend Hailey Bevis to a tragic car accident in...

Dec 2, 2014 12:08 pm

Pettis Fires Back At Team Roufus Detractors

“I guess they needed something to happen to go off of. The worst thing is they don’t know this kid. This kid came to our gym. He’s training with us. We saw him as a teammate, as a family member. It hurts us more than it hurts them. Using that? That’s what pissed me off...

Nov 30, 2014 2:49 pm

Hendricks on injury: “Being inactive doesn’t bother me”

Johny Hendricks is currently gearing up for his UFC 181 rematch against Robbie Lawler this coming Saturday. Since capturing the vacant welterweight championship nearly a year ago, Hendricks hasn’t fought in the UFC, whereas Robbie Lawler has fought twice, going 2-0 in the past 9 months. Hendricks spoke to MMAJunkie about the rematch, and what...

Nov 30, 2014 8:36 am

Sonnen on Wanderlei: “I just think he’s making some bad choices”

Since receiving a lifetime ban from the NSAC, Wanderlei Silva has taken a very direct, and oftentimes harsh approach when speaking out against the UFC. While many have been quick to criticize Wanderlei for his recent antics, Chael Sonnen believes that Wanderlei simply isn’t receiving any guidance from his management team. He spoke to BloodyElbow...

Nov 19, 2014 9:01 am

Edgar: ‘People are talking about 145’ers because of McGregor’

Outspoken Irishman Conor McGregor was praised by his fellow featherweight Frankie Edgar recently. McGregor has been able to keep his name in MMA headlines, and even picked up a spot on the Carson Daly Show (See that HERE). Edgar believes McGregor is the reason people are talking about the featherweight division. (via The MMA Hour)...

Nov 19, 2014 8:20 am

The Ultimate Fighter Getting New Look In New Year

The UFC’s long-running reality show, The Ultimate Fighter, will be reportedly getting a new look in the new year. The UFC has caught criticism recently for the lack of talent on TUF, with viewers claiming the show was ‘getting old’. That changed this season with TUF 20, which will crown the inaugural women’s strawweight champion....

Nov 18, 2014 1:40 pm

Bisping fires back at this, “Attention Whore”

TUF 20’s Angela Magana (pictured), is making no friends on the twitterverse. Instead, the strawweight fighting prospect is determined on ruffling as many feathers as possible. @AngelaMagana1 @MMARoasted let's see if this attention whore is still around in 10 years. n who are you again? Some random of the latest TUF — michael (@bisping) November...

Nov 17, 2014 4:39 pm

Johnson on suspension being lifted: “I couldn’t do anything but cry”

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson found himself suspended indefinitely by the UFC after domestic violence allegations from his ex-wife. Recently however, the UFC’s investigation turned up that Johnson was innocent, which he maintained throughout the entire process, and ‘Rumble’ was reinstated. Not only that, he was quickly signed to fight Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 14, 2014 3:54 pm

‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’ Weigh-In Results

Today, from the Arena Ciudad de Mexico, the ‘UFC 180: Werdum vs. Hunt’  fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. All 22 fighters hit their contracted weight. “UFC  180: Werdum vs. Hunt” goes down tomorrow night on pay-per-view. The event marks the UFC’s promotional debut in Mexico. The Full Weigh-In Results Are As...

Nov 10, 2014 9:19 pm

Ian McCall Reveals Frightening Details From Blood Infection

UFC flyweight Ian McCall was forced out of his UFC Fight Night 56 co-main event bout with John Lineker at the last minute. It was later revealed that McCall had a blood infection, and as a result was pulled from the card. Now we have more details regarding the seriousness of the infection from McCall’s...

Nov 9, 2014 2:54 pm

New TV Deal Opens Possibility Of More UFC Australia Events

With a new TV deal in the works, the UFC could possibly be taking more trips to Australia to hold events, and fight fans may even see a season of The Ultimate Fighter between Australia and New Zealand. According to Tom Wright, the UFC Managing Director for Operations in Canada, Australia and New Zealand, who...