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Jun 15, 2016 12:33 pm

Shane Carwin wants back in the UFC to ‘knock some people the F$*& OUT!’

Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Shane Carwin is looking to get back into the Octagon and establish himself as one of the more memorable fighters in UFC history. Following news of Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon for a single fight at UFC 200, Carwin reflected on where he currently stands amongst the UFC’s greatest....

Jun 15, 2016 12:20 pm

Anthony Pettis featherweight debut set for August

Earlier this month, former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis announced his intentions to drop down to featherweight in hopes of ending his 3-fight skid. On Wednesday, it was announced that Pettis would be making his featherweight debut in Vancouver on August 27th against #7 ranked featherweight Charles Oliveira. UFC Executive VP Tom Wright spoke to...

Jun 15, 2016 12:01 pm

PHOTO | Cris Cyborg bit by a black widow spider

With all the blood, sweat and tears endured in training and in competition, MMA fighters have a high threshold for pain. That just goes to show how much of pain black widow spiders can be if they bite you. Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg revealed that she was bitten by a black widow spider nearly...

Jun 15, 2016 11:37 am

Will Claudia Gadelha become your #WCW UFC champion?

UFC strawweight Claudia Gadelha’s only loss in her professional mixed martial arts career was from her fight against Joanna Jedrzejczyk back in 2014. Their fight was a close one with Jedrzejczyk walking out with the win after being awarded the split-decision victory that many argue could have gone either way. Gadelha and Jedrzejczyk’s rivalry continues...

Jun 15, 2016 10:32 am

Frankie Edgar on Conor McGregor: ‘I respect Conor’s hustle, but . . .’

Frankie Edgar is taking a step closer to making sure he will be fighting for the undisputed UFC featherweight title. In his next fight at UFC 200, Edgar is set to rematch former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo for the interim title. However, the interim tagline doesn’t excite Edgar so much. “Show me where any...

Jun 15, 2016 10:26 am

Urijah Faber reflects on fight with Dominick Cruz after watching it

In the co-main event of UFC 199, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber stepped into the Octagon to put an end to their nearly 10-year long feud. While Faber submitted Cruz in the pair’s first meeting, Cruz came out on top in their second bout, and at UFC 199, where he convincingly defeated Faber. Now that...

Jun 15, 2016 10:15 am

PHOTO | Anderson Silva brings in legitimate celebrity trainer

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva has been out of action since his UFC London loss to Michael Bisping earlier this year. ‘The Spider’ was slated to fight Uriah Hall in a highly anticipated matchup at UFC 198, however he was forced out of the bout after it was revealed that he would need his...

Jun 15, 2016 10:00 am

VIDEO | Brendan Schaub pays emotional tribute to Kimbo Slice

The MMA world was taken by surprise last week when it was revealed that Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42. Unbeknownst to the MMA community, Slice had a mass on his liver and needed a heart transplant. Prior to being transported to another hospital to await a heart transplant, Slice passed...

Jun 15, 2016 9:44 am

Michael Bisping clarifies post-fight exchanges with Luke Rockhold

In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked Luke Rockhold out cold in the very first round of their UFC 199 middleweight title scrap. Following the fight, Bisping and Rockhold engaged in two heated verbal exchanges. The first was in the Octagon, where Rockhold refused to shake Bisping’s...

Jun 15, 2016 9:23 am

Dominick Cruz reflects on Urijah Faber rivalry post-UFC 199

Going into UFC 199, there was certainly no love lost between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber. For nearly 10 years the pair had engaged in a bitter rivalry after Faber submitted Cruz back in 2007 under the WEC banner. Cruz avenged the loss in the UFC, defeating Faber via unanimous decision, however that wasn’t enough...

Jun 15, 2016 9:05 am

Dana White has nothing but praise for Mark Hunt

Mark Hunt has earned the reputation as one of the hardest hitting men in the history of the UFC. The ‘Super Samoan’ has gone 7-4 in his UFC career, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak that has seen him knock out both Bigfoot Silva and Frank Mir. Ahead Hunt’s UFC 200 fight against...

Jun 15, 2016 8:45 am

Dan Henderson unveils plans for one more fight before retiring

At the age of 45, many are wondering at what point MMA legend Dan Henderson will walk away from the sport which he has given so much to. On the heels of his incredible UFC 199 KO win over Hector Lombard, Henderson wants to have one more fight, and then ride off into the sunset....

Jun 15, 2016 8:31 am

Rumor: UFC sale is done

After a report Tuesday evening indicated that there has been progress in the Fertitta brothers and Dana White selling the UFC, BJPenn.com spoke to a source regarding the situation who informed us the word on the street is that the sale is complete. Initial reports about the UFC’s sale emerged quite some time ago, however...

Jun 15, 2016 1:20 am

Canelo Alvarez reaches deep into pockets after being sued for $8.5 million

One of boxing’s biggest stars was hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit this week in a Florida court case. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was ordered to pay $8.5 million to All-Star Boxing, a former promoter of Alvarez’s after a Florida jury ruled in favor of All-Star Boxing. All-Star Boxing claimed that Alvarez signed an exclusive promotional...

Jun 14, 2016 10:56 pm

UPDATE: UFC sale reportedly “definitely progressing”

There has been much speculation as to whether or not Dana White and the Fertittas will sell the UFC. While initial reports stated that the trio were extremely close to finalizing a sale, UFC President Dana White then refuted the reports, claiming that the UFC isn’t for sale. Details then emerged that the trio could...

Jun 14, 2016 10:47 pm

Chuck Liddell gives prediction of Brock Lesnar vs. Mark Hunt

In just under one month, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to MMA as he faces veteran heavyweight Mark Hunt in a battle of heavy handed heavyweights. The fight, which will serve as the co-main event of the historic UFC 200 event, has the MMA community talking about whether...

Jun 14, 2016 10:32 pm

Frankie Edgar continues verbal onslaught on Conor McGregor

Since Conor McGregor signed to fight Rafael dos Anjos for the lightweight title at UFC 196 in the beginning of the year, which ultimately turned into a welterweight fight against Nate Diaz, there has been much speculation as to whether or not McGregor will return to featherweight. With McGregor vs. Diaz II set for UFC...

Jun 14, 2016 1:54 pm

VIDEO | Attractive Russian woman fights a man in Marsey Fight Club

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between a man and a woman? Check out Anzhelika Stepanenko who took on a male fighter at the Marsey Fight Club, which is located in Dmitrov, Russia over the weekend, according to MMA.tv. Apparently, coach Akhmed Rustamov runs the Marsey Fight Club where the fight took place,...

Jun 14, 2016 1:28 pm

Jacare Souza laughs at Dan Henderson title campaign

At UFC 199 earlier this month, Michael Bisping shocked the world as he knocked out Luke Rockhold in the very first round of their middleweight title fight. Bisping stepped in on short notice for former middleweight champion Chris Weidman, who injured his neck just two weeks before the fight. On the same card, MMA legend...

Jun 14, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar says his return isn’t for the fans, ‘This is for me’

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar isn’t out to prove anything to anyone else but himself when he steps foot back into the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar will take on the hard-hitting Mark Hunt in a “one-off” opportunity to compete in the UFC while still under contract with the WWE. “No, I don’t think...

Jun 14, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre predicts Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that will likely see the new welterweight #1 contender crowned. Ahead of the fight, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who is friends with, and has trained with both men, gave his preview of the bout...

Jun 14, 2016 11:18 am

Fighter takes on a new career after USADA suspension, all due to a tainted supplement

There have been a couple of cases recently where fighters have popped for banned subtances due to tainted supplements. UFC welterweight Tim means was just given a six-month suspension after coming to an agreement with the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) after they determined that one of Means’ supplements was, in fact, tainted. Means was facing...

Jun 14, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | UFC posts another Fedor Emelianenko fight flashback

While Fedor Emelianenko has never fought in the UFC, the promotion has begun posting videos of his fight flashbacks ahead of his EFN 50 fight on June 17th. Emelianenko’s fight will stream on UFC Fight Pass, however the interesting part of the story is that Emelianenko recently stated that he is closer than ever before...