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May 16, 2016 11:50 am

Highest Reebok payout of 2016 at UFC 198 totals $240,000

$240,000 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC 198 event that took place in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend. This marks the highest paid card of 2016 for Reebok with a roster that included many pioneer stars and a championship bout. The payout from Reebok...

May 16, 2016 11:29 am

Conor McGregor working on his jiu-jitsu

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor got some training in with BJJ black belt pioneer Chris Haueter recently. Haueter is one of the first American black belt jiu-jitsu practitioners and is a part of the “BJJ Dirty Dozen”, which is a group of 12 practitioners outside Brazil to achieve the rank of black belt in BJJ....

May 16, 2016 7:03 am

Floyd Mayweather will only come out of retirement to fight Conor McGregor

Pound-for-pound boxing great Floyd Mayweather Jr. is willing to end his retirement in order to square off with current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. “Money” spoke to ESNEWS this past weekend where he stated that a boxing match with “Mystic Mac” is the only fight that he will come out of retirement for and added that...

May 15, 2016 7:33 pm

Mark Hunt is willing to rematch Stipe Miocic or Fabricio Werdum

UFC heavyweight contender Mark Hunt (12-10-1 MMA) is currently riding a two-fight win streak, scoring stoppage wins over former champ Frank Mir and former title challenger Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in that time. Prior to the win streak, “The Super Samoan” had suffered back-to-back TKO losses to the two men who competed in Saturday night’s UFC...

May 15, 2016 2:32 pm

Jon Jones blasts UFC 198 losers

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones took to his Twitter following last night’s UFC 198 pay-per-view event, where he took the following shot at some of the fight cards losing combatants: Man USADA really did a number on some of these guys — Jon Bones Jones (@JonnyBones) May 15, 2016 “Bones” sent out...

May 15, 2016 12:48 pm

Miesha Tate offers Cyborg a bantamweight title fight

Current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate was very impressed by Cristiane Justino’s octagon debut last night at UFC 198. “Cyborg” earned a dominant first-round TKO victory over Leslie Smith at yesterday’s pay-per-view event in Curitiba, Brazil. Following Justino’s 81-second victory, “Cupcake” took to Twitter to offer “Cyborg” the following invitation: Impressive performance by @criscyborg...

May 14, 2016 10:11 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic knocks out Fabricio Werdum, wins UFC championship

In the main event of UFC 198, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he knocked out Fabricio Werdum with one punch to win the UFC heavyweight championship. In the video above you can see the highlights from the very brief fight! Exclusive Videos | JacksonWink Camp [ooyala code=”Y2c2k2MjE6ONZ5hvH6oh5rXh12dCqxQN” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”]

May 14, 2016 7:36 pm

UFC 198 Results: Bryan Barberena defeats Warlley Alves via decision

A lightweight bout between Warlley Alves (10-1 MMA) and Bryan Barberena (12-3 MMA) kicked off the UFC 198 par-per-view card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Alves charges forward and gets a hold of Barberena’s neck. He locks in a guillotine choke and it is tight. Barberena looks to be in trouble but is...

May 14, 2016 6:19 pm

UFC 198 Results: Thiago Santos KO’s Nate Marquardt in round 1

A middleweight tilt between Thiago Santos (13-3 MMA) and Nate Marquardt (34-16-2 MMA) took place on tonight’s UFC 198 prelims in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Santos starts off with some nice kicks. Thiago with a nice left kick to the body of Nate. Marquardt with a nice inside leg kick. Both fighters land...

May 14, 2016 4:01 pm

UFC 198 Results: Renato Moicano defeats Zubaira Tukhugov via split-decision

A featherweight bout between Renato Moicano (10-0-1 MMA) and Zubaira Tukhugov (18-4 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 198 card in Curitiba, Brazil. Round one begins and Renato throws a body kick that misses. Tukhugov is switching stances and comes in with a right. Good low kicks from Renato. Tukhugov charges forward with a left hand....

May 12, 2016 11:01 am

VIDEO | #TBT Joe Lauzon vs. Dan Lauzon backyard brawl

There is nothing like brotherly love, and sometimes it is tough love. Brothers Joe Lauzon and Dan Lauzon are well accomplished MMA Fighters, but got into a backyard brawl at their parent’s house back in 2005, just a short time after Joe had his fastest knockout against Tim Honeycutt that took just 11 seconds. Joe...

May 9, 2016 12:51 pm

UFC Fight Night 87 Reebok pay ranges from $2,500 to $15,000, totaling $117,500

$117,500 was the total payout by Reebok for the exclusive uniform deal with the UFC for the UFC Fight Night 87 event that took place in Rotterdam over the weekend. The payout from Reebok is in addition to each fighter’s contracted fight pay with the UFC. The full UFC Fight Night 87 UFC Athlete Outfitting...

May 9, 2016 11:03 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos looking like a savage training for bout against Eddie Alvarez

UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos | Evolve Vacation WATCH: UFC Lightweight World Champion Rafael Dos Anjos from the EVOLVE Fight Team has been training hard for his title defense on July 7. Train with legends at Evolve Vacation!http://evolve-vacation.com Posted by Evolve Vacation on Monday, May 9, 2016 UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos...

May 3, 2016 1:50 pm

WSOF books sibling rivalry match as brothers set to fight in the cage

Two brothers are set to fight against each other in the cage at WSOF 32. To make this fight even more intriguing, one of the brothers is a masked self-made crime-fighter based in Seattle. Yes, this is real. Former UFC and Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor and brother Ben Fodor who also goes by his alter...

Apr 18, 2016 1:52 pm

Eddie Alvarez on UFC title shot: “This one will get me emotional”

Last week, UFC officials announced that former Bellator champion Eddie Alvarez (27-4 MMA) would be the next man to challenge current UFC lightweight title holder Rafael dos Anjos. Alvarez joined Ariel Helwani on today’s edition of The MMA Hour where he discussed a number of topics, including how getting the call to fight for a...

Apr 15, 2016 12:01 pm

VIDEO | Who wins this Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz slap contest?

Star UFC veteran Nate Diaz and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor are set to fight in an immediate rematch at UFC 200. Some fans could not wait. Check out this hilarious edited video of Diaz and McGregor go at it in a slap contest. While Diaz is already known for his “Stockton slap,” McGregor has...

Apr 9, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn talks UFC return on Inside MMA

The UFC world has been anxiously awaiting the return of UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn. Several months ago, Penn announced his intentions to return to the UFC and chase the featherweight championship. ‘The Prodigy’ headed to the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico, and partnered with Greg Jackson and Mike Winkeljohn in order...

Mar 30, 2016 2:34 am

Joe Lauzon vs. Diego Sanchez in the works for UFC 200

A bout that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it is being targeted for UFC 200. MMA Fighting reports that the UFC is working on putting a fight together between Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez. The TUF veterans were originally scheduled to fight back at UFC 180, but injuries suffered by both Lauzon...

Mar 23, 2016 1:57 am

Thrilled members from the MMA community react to New York’s MMA legalization

Tuesday was a historic day for sports. New York was the last state in the U.S. to have MMA outlawed, and the process to have that changed started on Tuesday when a bill to change the laws and regulate MMA in New York passed with a 113-25 vote. The bill now awaits the governer’s signature...

Mar 18, 2016 11:53 am

Miesha Tate on Holly Holm: ‘I think she just crumbled under the pressure’

Holly Holm was likely just one round away from defending her UFC women’s bantamweight title for her first time at UFC 196. Unfortunately for Holm, Miesha Tate took the win and the belt by securing a rear-naked choke on Holm in the fifth round that put Holm to sleep. “I think she just crumbled under...

Mar 17, 2016 8:35 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor’s message to the Irish on St. Paddy’s Day

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor proudly carries the Irish flag with him at weigh-ins, and when he walks to the Octagon on fight night. McGregor is credited with starting the UFC’s ‘Irish Invasion’ along with his SBG Ireland teammates. For Saint Patricks day, McGregor took to Instagram with a message for his fellow Irish. Happy...

Mar 11, 2016 8:12 am

VIDEO | Miesha Tate enjoying life as a champion, ready for whoever

This past Saturday at UFC 196, it appeared that Holly Holm was on her way to a convincing decision win over Miesha Tate to retain her UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In the 5th round however, Tate managed to secure a rear-naked choke and choke Holm unconscious to win the belt that had eluded her for...

Mar 10, 2016 9:29 am

Source: Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate 2 in the works for UFC 200

Sources close to BJPENN.COM have confirmed that the UFC is looking to set up a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Miesha Tate beat Holly Holm by rear-naked choke to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion at UFC 196. Tate secured the choke in the...