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Nov 2, 2016 6:02 am

Report: UFC 207 to Get TJ Dillashaw vs. John Lineker Bantamweight Battle

We now know that UFC 207 will be co-headlined by a men’s bantamweight title fight between reigning champion Dominick Cruz and streaking challenger Cody Garbrandt. Well, as it turns out, this co-main event won’t be the only high profile men’s bantamweight scrap on the December 30 card. According to a report from ESPN.com, a bout between...

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...

Nov 1, 2016 1:13 pm

Time for War: Conor McGregor Has Completed Training Camp for UFC 205

Just a month over a month removed from his score-evening, UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz, Conor McGregor shifted his focus to his next challenge: a lightweight title fight with new divisional king Eddie Alvarez. After weeks of rumors and conflicting reports, it was announced that the pair would be headlining the historic UFC 205,...


Nov 1, 2016 11:19 am

Johny Hendricks clarifies potential retirement comments

Last month, former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks made headlines when he revealed that his upcoming UFC 207 fight with Neil Magny could very well be his last fight in the Octagon before retiring from MMA. While Hendricks at one point was considered as one of the best welterweights on the planet, even beating welterweight...

Nov 1, 2016 8:49 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk opens up on “quite difficult” move to train at ATT

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk recently made the move to American Top Team in Florida, where she is now training full time. While Jedrzejczyk is certainly pleased with the move, she admits that there was an adjustment period where the transition was a bit difficult. Jedrzejczyk is fresh off a unanimous decision win at...

Nov 1, 2016 7:25 am

VIDEO | Former Champ Rafael Dos Anjos Breaks Down his Fight with Tony Ferguson

This weekend, in the main event of the UFC’s latest trip to Mexico City, Mexico, former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos will take on the streaking Tony Ferguson. The fight will be Dos Anjos’ first since he surrendered the title to Eddie Alvarez in July, when he wilted under a swarm of first-round punches. Despite...

Nov 1, 2016 5:59 am

Conor McGregor on Diaz Bouts: “I Had to Fight a Guy Three Times the Size of Me”

After dominating the UFC featherweight divisions throughout 2015, UFC superstar Conor McGregor has spent the duration of 2016 thus far in the welterweight division. In this weight class, which sits 35 lbs north of his former featherweight home, the Irish star engaged in a pair of unforgettable battles with Stockton’s Nate Diaz, coming up short in...

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 31, 2016 4:04 pm

Coach John Kavanagh recalls Mike Tyson’s single piece of advice for Conor McGregor

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has become a worldwide star and it’s only fitting that the prize MMA fighter has been seen hanging out with other celebrities. We’ve seen Conor hanging out with Jennifer Lopez at her birthday. Soccer star Cristiano Ronaldo paid “The Notorious” a visit during his UFC 202 training camp preparing for...

Oct 31, 2016 1:00 pm

VIDEO | Jose Aldo Still Working Hard in the Gym Despite Retirement Talk

  Voltando a forma 💪🏻 obrigado @emersonfalcaovieira pelo treino mestre 👊🏻👊🏻 oss #reebokbrasil #vitafor #famousburguer #reebok #vitafortnutrientes A video posted by josealdojunioroficial (@josealdojunioroficial) on Oct 31, 2016 at 9:15am PDT Earlier this year, on the main card of UFC 200, former featherweight champion Jose Aldo rebounded from a 13-second knockout loss to Conor McGregor with...

Oct 30, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Watch Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Eat Creepy-Crawlies in Cambodia!

  I finally got my rematch with the spider! #JustDoIt Finalmente fiz minha revanche com a aranha! ‘#criscyborg #NAKEDandAFRAID 😂😂#AmazingRace #siemreap #pubstreet #angkorwat #Cambodia @rayelbe ❤️ A video posted by CRISTIANE V JUSTINO 🇧🇷★ (@criscyborg) on Oct 30, 2016 at 8:06am PDT Given that Cris “Cyborg” Justino is a professional cage fighter, it should come...

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 7:30 pm

Bisping to Nick Diaz: “He knows what’s up. I’ll take him out easily!”

Coming off of a close but entertaining decision victory over longtime foe Dan Henderson at UFC 204, middleweight champion Michael Bisping is wasting no time in looking for his next fight. In fact, Bisping was originally in talks to welcome former welterweight champ Georges Saint Pierre at UFC 206 in Toronto, just two months removed from...

Oct 29, 2016 9:32 am

Jon Jones predicts outcome of Daniel Cormier vs. Anthony Johnson

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Daniel Cormier is currently gearing up for what he hopes will be his second successful title defense when he steps into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Toronto on December 10th against heavy-handed light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This won’t be the first time the pair have...

Oct 29, 2016 9:09 am

Dana White: UFC 205 has already set Madison Square Garden gate record

Earlier this year, the MMA community rejoiced as New York became the last state to finally legalize MMA. The announcement of MMA’s legalization in New York was followed up by an announcement from the UFC in which is was announced that they would be hosting UFC 205 at the historic arena. Now, with just over...

Oct 29, 2016 8:39 am

TJ Dillashaw rips Dominick Cruz vs. Cody Garbrandt fight

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is coming off a big win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 back in July, which returned him to the win column after dropping a controversial split decision to Dominick Cruz back in January of 2016 to lose the bantamweight championship. Following Dillashaw’s win over Assuncao, there was talk...

Oct 29, 2016 7:59 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of Conor McGregor vs. Eddie Alvarez

Analyst Robin Black frequently delivers some of the best pre-fight breakdowns before highly anticipated UFC fights, and the UFC 205 main event scrap between UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez is no different. Black gives an in-depth look at the strategies of both men, pre-championship, and post-championship using a scale...

Oct 29, 2016 6:57 am

PHOTO | TJ Dillashaw suffers gruesome cut in training

Former UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw is coming off a dominant performance against Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200 back in July, avenging his 2013 split decision loss to Assuncao as he cemented his place at the top of the bantamweight division. Following the win over Assuncao, which returned Dillashaw to the win column after he...

Oct 27, 2016 3:51 pm

TJ Dillashaw fires away at “powder puff champion” Dominick Cruz for picking opponents

Current number one UFC ranked bantamweight TJ Dillashaw is more than upset over the recently announced bantamweight title fight between champion Dominick Cruz and number 6 UFC ranked contender Cody Garbrandt. Dillashaw is looking to rematch Cruz after the two fought a close five-round title fight at UFC Fight Night 81 back in January where...

Oct 27, 2016 1:16 pm

Eddie Alvarez predicts exactly how & when he’ll finish Conor McGregor

At UFC 205, Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez will step into the Octagon for a highly anticipated lightweight showdown headlining the main event of what is expected to be a historic fight card. While McGregor made headlines last month when he boldly predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round of their title...

Oct 27, 2016 9:11 am

VIDEO | Anthony Johnson sparring 6’5 kickboxing champ Katsiaryna Kavaleva

With just over a month to go until UFC 206, where UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will put his light heavyweight strap on the line as he squares off with top ranked light heavyweight contender Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in a highly anticipated rematch, Rumble is getting some training in with a kickboxing world champ,...

Oct 27, 2016 8:39 am

Fabricio Werdum opens up on why he trolled Reebok, negotiating with Nike

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum made headlines recently when he took to social media with a photo of himself wearing a ‘Nike Fight Kit’ rather than a Reebok fight kit. The post was an obvious dig at Reebok, who the UFC currently has an apparel deal with. The post was a controversial one, however,...

Oct 27, 2016 7:44 am

Irish newspapers reveal Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205 on November 12th, UFC President Dana White revealed that UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be making a “personal” announcement “out of left field”. Of course, fans immediately began speculating as to what the announcement could be, given that the fight is arguably the biggest in UFC history. Reports began to...

Oct 26, 2016 5:17 pm

Werdum protests Reebok deal while trolling on Instagram with rival Nike apparel

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum raised a lot of eyebrows after posting a photo of him donning Nike attire as a protest of Reebok’s stranglehold on the UFC’s sponsorship deals. He captioned the Nike picture with rather crass hashtags, writing “I’m not generic, I’m Nike since childhood,” while using hashtags in Spanish that in...

Oct 26, 2016 9:00 am

UFC Fight Night 99 Loses Its Co-Main Event

On November 19, the UFC will return to Belfast, Northern Island with UFC Fight Night 99. Initially, the card looked like it was going to be a great one. Unfortunately, the injury bug has been chowing down on its lineup over the last few days. First, it was announced that the evening’s planned main event,...

Oct 26, 2016 8:43 am

Fabricio Werdum trolls Reebok with ‘Nike Fight Kit’ picture

Since the UFC announced their apparel partnership with Reebok, fighters and fans have continually criticized the brand. In the early days of the apparel deal, Reebok made quite a few errors when designing clothing for fighters, calling Anderson Silva “Anderson Aldo” on one of their shirts, and putting a United States patch on the sleeve...