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Jan 4, 2017 8:25 am

UFC Phoenix Fight Card: Penn vs. Rodriguez

The official UFC Phoenix fight card has been finalized and will occur in sunny Phoenix, Arizona on Sunday, January 15. Note: that’s Sunday, not the typical Saturday. The card will be headlined by a compelling featherweight showdown between rising Mexican prospect Yair Rodriguez, and our very own BJ Penn. Rodriguez will enter the fight having won his first...

Dec 16, 2016 12:29 pm

The 5 best trash talkers in MMA today

Trash talk is as much a part of combat sports as punches and judging controversy. Not every fighter, however, is good at it. Try as they might, some people just can’t hang on the mic. Then, of course, there are those fighters with a natural gift of the gab; fighters with the quick wit and...


Dec 12, 2016 7:27 pm

Report | Two massive welterweight fights in the works for March’s UFC 209 event

Two massive welterweight rematches are apparently in the works for March’s UFC 209 event in Las Vegas. Last month following his UFC 205 majority decision draw against welterweight champion Tyron Woodley, top 170-pound contender Stephen Thompson revealed to BJPENN.com that a rematch between himself and “The Chosen One’ was already in the works for February...

Dec 6, 2016 9:14 am

Henry Cejudo reveals Dana White apologized for robbery in Joseph Benavidez fight

This past weekend, in the co-main event of The Ultimate Fighter season 24 Finale, coaches Joseph Benavidez & Henry Cejudo squared off in a highly anticipated flyweight showdown. With the possibility of a fight with flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson on the line, both men gave the fight everything they had. Ultimately, the judges scored the...

Nov 29, 2016 7:47 pm

Gegard Mousasi on Robert Whittaker: If I fought him, I would beat him easily

Earlier this month, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Belfast, Northern Ireland, Gegard Mousasi scored a beautiful first-round win over an old foil in Uriah Hall. This win pushed Mousasi up to the outer edges of middleweight title contention. One week after Mousasi’s big Belfast win, Robert Whittaker scored a first-round...

Nov 28, 2016 9:36 am

Vitor Belfort lists off several opponents he’s interested in fighting

When Vitor Belfort lost to Gegard Mousasi in the co-main event of UFC 204, he fell to a tough 2-3 in his last 5 fights – with both of those wins coming against the now retired Dan Henderson. Needless to say, the former light heavyweight champion appears to be on a bit of a downslide....

Nov 20, 2016 3:59 pm

Gegard Mousasi discusses options for his next fight

Gegard Mousasi was able to exact revenge on Uriah Hall at yesterday’s UFC Fight Night 99 event in Belfast, Northern Ireland, scoring a first-round TKO victory over “Primetime” in the fight card’s main event. Following his big victory, Gegard Mousasi spoke to media members about who he would like to fight next at the UFC...

Nov 9, 2016 11:12 am

Stephen Thompson prepared to go 5 rounds with Tyron Woodley

Saturday evening in New York, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will step into the Octagon with Tyron Woodley for a highly anticipated welterweight showdown in a fight which will serve as Woodley’s first title defense since winning the belt at UFC 201 earlier this year. Despite Woodley calling out Georges St-Pierre and Nick Diaz following his UFC...

Nov 8, 2016 4:14 pm

PHOTO | Rashad Evans looked to be in amazing shape ahead of UFC 205

Earlier today news broke that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans had been forced out of his scheduled UFC 205 bout with Tim Kennedy. “Suga” spoke to MMAFighting.com about why he was forced to withdraw from the fight with Kennedy stating the following: “I’m disappointed. I’m healthy. I don’t want anyone worrying about me....

Nov 8, 2016 10:54 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza Tells Champ Michael Bisping to “Stop Running”

Not long ago, top middleweight contender Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza was expected to take on Luke Rockhold in the main event of the UFC’s November 26 return to Melbourne, Australia. When Rockhold was forced out of the bout with an injury, however, Jacare was left without a dance partner. Though this injury was certainly an unfortunate...

Nov 1, 2016 1:20 pm

UFC Fight Night 101 Luke Rockhold vs. ‘Jacare’ Souza bout canceled

Bad news coming for fans of former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza. According to a report from MMA Fighting released on Tuesday, multiple sources have told them that the rematch between the two former opponents has been canceled due to Rockhold suffering an injury. The two middleweights were slated for the...

Oct 31, 2016 7:29 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley snaps over the double standards of MMA fans

Current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley will attempt to defend his title for the first time when he squares off with Stephen Thompson in the co-main event of UFC 205 in New York on November 12. “The Chosen One” recently took some time out of his busy schedule to jump on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment...

Oct 30, 2016 12:52 pm

Chris Weidman on Michael Bisping: He’d Be an Underdog To All The Top 10 Guys

On November 12, on the main card of UFC 205, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will fight for the first time since he surrendered the title to Luke Rockhold last December. He’ll be returning to action against the dangerous Yoel Romero, and if he’s impressive in this return, he might just earn himself another crack...

Oct 30, 2016 10:03 am

Anderson Silva Has Been Tested by USADA More Times Than Any Other Fighter in 2016

Anderson Silva, who is widely considered the greatest fighter in the history of mixed martial arts, is the keeper of many impressive records. He’s headlined more pay-per-views than any fighter in UFC history, at 15. He’s tied with Vitor Belfort for the most finishes achieved in UFC history, at 15. He’s earned more knockdowns than any...

Oct 29, 2016 8:42 pm

Bisping says he’s training again starting on Monday… Could it be for UFC 206?

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is set to resume training on Monday for what could be a slot on UFC 206 in Toronto, following a revealing tweet and Instagram photo. Bisping tweeted a simple but direct: I'll be back on Monday! https://t.co/VWDf3bMozf — michael (@bisping) October 30, 2016 The link is of a photo of...

Oct 29, 2016 7:31 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping plays ‘Michael Bisping gives 0 f**ks’

.@bisping gives ZERO F****S. Here's the proof. Tune in for the full interview, 11:30et on @FS1 pic.twitter.com/8NkPNQ5zH0 — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) October 29, 2016 UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is certainly one to always speak his mind. The outspoken Englishman is never one to shy away from telling it like it is, or even criticizing...

Oct 28, 2016 12:20 pm

Dana White opens up on status of relationship with Georges St-Pierre after meeting

Relations between the UFC brass and former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre have continued to be strained over the last few weeks as St-Pierre’s highly anticipated return to the Octagon was once again postponed after negotiations for ‘Rush’ to return at UFC 206 failed. This resulted in St-Pierre revealing in an interview that he had...

Oct 28, 2016 7:44 am

Michael Bisping names ideal opponents for UFC 206

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has had an incredibly busy year that has seen him defeat Anderson Silva in London, knock out Luke Rockhold on just 2 weeks notice to win the UFC championship, and then defend the belt against Dan Henderson in Manchester, England. Despite that, Bisping isn’t ready to call it a year...

Oct 23, 2016 4:13 pm

Exclusive | Lorenz Larkin has three UFC opponents in mind including Robbie Lawler

Welterweight standout Lorenz Larkin is currently a free agent but is hoping that a deal can be worked out with his former employer the Ultimate Fighting Championship. “The Monsoon” most recently competed at August’s UFC 202 event where he starched perennial welterweight contender Neil Magny in the very first-round. Larkin has gone 4-1 in the...

Oct 22, 2016 8:20 pm

VIDEO | Check out Tyron Woodley’s Champ Camp as he prepares for Wonderboy

Tyron Woodley is in for the fight of his life when he takes on Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson at UFC 205 next month, and appears to be training hard for it. “The Chosen One” brought the cameras around as he prepares for “Wonderboy”  at UFC 205 at Madison Square Garden for the UFC’s historic first ever...