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Feb 15, 2014 8:51 am

UFC Vets Modafferi & Morgan Among Latest Invicta FC Signees

Invicta Fighting Championships has announced the signing of fifteen women’s Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) athletes to the Kansas City based promotion. The fifteen new athletes are spread across all five of the current weight classes in the women’s world championship MMA promotion and represent the next chapter in the history of Women’s MMA. Since the...

Feb 14, 2014 5:05 pm

GSP would return to the UFC if things change

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges “Rush” St-Pierre recently did an interview with Brazilian news outlet Combate where he discussed the likelihood of his return to the UFC (translation via MMAFighting): “I’m not sure,” GSP responded when asked if he would return to the UFC one day. “I see what’s going on in MMA and I like...

Feb 14, 2014 10:39 am

UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-In Results: One Fighter Misses The Mark

Today from the Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 36 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of the event here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 7:30 p.m. PT) Lyoto Machida (185) vs. Gegard Mousasi (186) Francis...

Feb 14, 2014 9:36 am

‘Jacare’ Believes Strikeforce Fighters Are Headed Towards UFC Gold

Jacare Souza is on a four first round finish win streak. Most recently the complete destruction of Yushin Okami by knockout and Chris Camozzi via arm- triangle. His victories prior too happening under the Strikeforce banner. He hopes to keep the momentum going as he comes into the new year and faces off against Francis...

Feb 14, 2014 9:19 am

Watch Today’s UFC Fight Night 36 Weigh-Ins Live on BJPENN.COM (10 a.m. PT)

In anticipation of tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 36 event, going down at Arena Jaragua in Jaragua do Sul, Santa Catarina, Brazil, BJPENN.COM and the UFC bring you this free and live stream of today’s weigh-ins event. Tune in using the player below at 10:00 a.m. PT / 1:00 p.m. ET to catch all the...

Feb 12, 2014 11:19 am

Second fighter in two days is murdered in Natal, Brazil

(Luiz de Franca pictured above) On Monday morning, Brazilian welterweight Luiz de Franca (3-0 MMA) was shot dead inside a BJJ and fitness Alta Performance gym in Natal, Brazil. Alta Performance houses Kimura Nova Uniao, which is an affiliate of the famed Nova Uniao gym. Franca’s alleged attacker was a police officer who he had...

Feb 11, 2014 5:30 pm

UFC Gets Rid Of KO/Sub Of The Night Bonuses, Introduces New System

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC plans on implementing their new post-fight bonus system starting this weekend with UFC Fight Night 36. The new system allows the UFC to single out individual fighters who put on a solid performance without being limited to knockout of the night and submission of the night categories, however they still...

Feb 11, 2014 9:48 am

UFC Fight Night 36: Francis Carmont Enjoys Underdog Role against Jacare Souza

  Francis Carmont (above, right) doesn’t mind assuming the underdog role in his upcoming bout with Jacare Souza at this Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 36 in Brazil. By Christopher Murphy | Twitter Francis Carmont (22-7) is riding a streak of 11 wins into the Octagon this Saturday when he faces Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza at the...

Feb 10, 2014 5:45 pm

VIDEO | 10 Never Before Seen Gracie Challenge Fights That Pre-Date The UFC

At the birth place of the UFC, the Torrance California Gracie Academy played host to Mixed Bouts we now call, ‘Gracie Challenges’. In an attempt to prove that Brazilian Jiu Jitsu was the best martial art, they would open up their doors in Torrance and take on all-comers. Recently the new generation of Gracies have...

Feb 10, 2014 9:39 am

Pedro Munhoz vs. Raphael Assuncao set for UFC 170

It has been recently announced that the UFC has signed yet another dangerous Bantamweight to add to their already stacked roster. Pedro Munhoz, who is coming off of a recent submission victory over Billy Daniels has finally done enough to impress the onlookers at the UFC. Rafael Cordeiro, head coach at Kings MMA, took to...

Feb 10, 2014 4:37 am

QUICK TWITT | Chael Sonnen Actually Has A Fan Club In Brazil

Chael Sonnen has been in hostile territory filming the Brazilian version of the UFC’s ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ reality series. To the surprise of many, it’s not all hate for Chael down in Brazil. He actually has a fan club. Check it:

Feb 7, 2014 1:22 pm

UFC releases Thiago Silva; Dana White says “He’ll never fight in the UFC again!”

Things just keep going from bad to worse for Thiago Silva. Following today’s court hearing, which was a result of yesterday’s gun wielding at a BJJ school and stand-off with police, UFC officials have decided that now is the time to part ways with the Brazilian Slugger and have thus terminated his contract. UFC officals...

Feb 7, 2014 6:26 am

Jordan Mein vs. Santiago Ponzinibbio added to UFC on FOX 11

According to a report from MMAJunkie, a welterweight bout between Jordan Mein (27-9 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Santiago Ponzinibbio (18-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) is the latest addition to April’s UFC on FOX 11 card. Canadian Jordan Mein is coming off a loss to surging welterweight contender, Matt Brown, at the UFC on FOX 7 event...

Feb 6, 2014 7:48 pm

UFC GYM Celebrates 100th Gym Opening With Second Official BJ Penn Facility

UFC GYM, known for its TRAIN DIFFERENT approach that combines the world of mixed martial arts (MMA) and fitness, will celebrate the opening of its newest gym in Waikele, HI on Saturday, Feb. 8th. UFC GYM BJ Penn is a partnership with former two-division champion and Season 19 coach of The Ultimate Fighter®, BJ Penn. In addition to being the...

Feb 6, 2014 12:25 pm

Jon Jones Says He Doesn’t Always “See Eye to Eye” with UFC

UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones admits to some disagreements with the UFC when it comes to marketing him as a fighter; but he is the first to say that everything works out fine.   By Christopher Murphy | Twitter UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones may be the UFC’s most marketable male fighter who...

Feb 5, 2014 6:23 pm

Brandao vs. Chope at UFC Fight Night 38

Two featherweights were added to an upcoming UFC Fight Night card on Wednesday. Diege Brandao will face Will Chope at UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson 2 fight card in Natal, Brazil on March 23. Brandao (18-9) had won three straight before getting finished but Dustin Poirier in December. The Ultimate Fighter 14 winner...

Feb 5, 2014 6:11 am

Report: Thiago Tavares injured, forced off UFC Fight Night 36 card

According to a report from MMAJunkie, Thiago Tavares has suffered an injury and has been forced out of his featherweight debut, which was scheduled to take place at ‘UFC Fight Night 36’ opposite Zubair Tuhugov. UFC officials are now seeking a short-notice replacement opponent for the promotional newcomer, Tuhugov. UFC Fight Night 36 takes place...

Feb 4, 2014 8:20 pm

PHOTO | Hendo and Shogun Staredown in Brazil

As part of a promotional tour for their upcoming fight, Dan Henderson and Mauricio “Shogun” Rua took some pictures on a beach in Natal, Brazil. The two will throw down again during the headlining bout of UFC Fight Night 38, which takes place on March 23rd, in the aforementioned Natal. The card also features notable...

Feb 4, 2014 12:36 pm

UFC Fight Night 38: Nine Fights Confirmed

Nine fights have been confirmed for UFC Fight Night 38.  The March 23 card will headline the rematch between Mauricio “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson.     By Christopher Murphy | Twitter UFC officials Monday confirmed nine bouts for the UFC Fight Night 38 card, which will take place on March 23 at the Ginasio...