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Mar 24, 2016 8:34 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz gives outgoing interview on Fox Sports Live

In a recent episode of FOX Sports Live with Jay & Dan, Nate Diaz gave an extremely candid interview complete with jokes, and his assessment of UFC 196, as well as his 12 year MMA career. While Diaz generally tends to be brief and to the point, in this interview you can see the Stockton...

Mar 23, 2016 8:10 am

EA Sports Apologizes to Khabib Nurmagomedov for post-fight celebration

Earlier this week top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov took to Twitter to inform EA Sports that they got his post-fight celebration wrong in EA Sports UFC 2, and that the company needed to change his celebration as a sign of respect to himself and his fans. Nurmagomedov posted a photo on Instagram showing a...

Mar 19, 2016 8:30 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov: The new ‘EA Sports UFC’ game is disrespecting my Muslim fans

UFC lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is not happy with EA Sports. “The Eagle” took to Twitter to share his unhappiness stating that his in-game post-fight celebration (which you can see here) is disrespectful towards his Muslim fans. Check it out: I'm a MUSLIM and not Baptized. Please @EASPORTSUFC edit my after fight celebration. I have a lot...

Mar 11, 2016 3:28 pm

Mike Tyson offers advice to Conor McGregor in wake of UFC 196 loss

This past Saturday at UFC 196, Conor McGregor suffered the first defeat of his UFC career at the hands of Nate Diaz. McGregor looked noticeably gassed in the second round, which subsequently lead to Diaz rocking the featherweight champ and ultimately submitting him. Immediately following the fight, McGregor chalked it up to an inefficient use...


Mar 10, 2016 11:04 pm

Dana White says UFC 196 takes the record for most PPV buys in UFC history

UFC 196 proved to be a record-breaking event for the UFC. The evening’s main event featured UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor taking on Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout. The co-main event saw Holly Holm and Miesha Tate go to war for the UFC’s women’s bantamweight championship. According to UFC President Dana White, the UFC 196 event...

Mar 5, 2016 5:30 pm

UFC 196 Results: Darren Elkins defeats Chas Skelly via decision

A featherweight bout between Darren Elkins (20-5 MMA) and Chas Skelly (15-2 MMA) kicked off the UFC 196 prelims on Fox Sports 1. Round one begins and Skelly lands a good shot to the body and then a big left hand. Elkins grabs a hold of Skelly and presses him up against the fence. Good...

Mar 5, 2016 11:09 am

UFC 196 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 196 action? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of tonight’s fights. Main card (PPV) Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate – Miesha Tate submits Holly Holm via rear-naked choke in round 5...

Mar 4, 2016 5:12 pm

VIDEO | Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate UFC 196 weigh-in

Nothing but RESPCT. @MieshaTate and @HollyHolm weigh in before their #UFC196 title fight. https://t.co/igMIg0TAlS — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) March 5, 2016 At the UFC 196 weigh-in Friday afternoon, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and title challenger Miesha Tate had their final staredown prior to their co-main event bout tomorrow. As always, both women...

Mar 4, 2016 4:05 pm

VIDEO | UFC 196 weigh-ins are LIVE

Ahead of tomorrow night’s action in Las Vegas, watch the fighters of UFC 196 hit the scales in preparation for their scraps tomorrow night. The full fight card is currently as follows: Main card (PPV) Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz *Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate Gian Villante vs. Ilir Latifi Corey Anderson vs. Tom Lawlor...

Mar 3, 2016 11:35 am

VIDEO | UFC 196: Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz – Extended Preview

With the UFC 196 press conference featuring Conor McGregor, Nate Diaz, Holly Holm, and Miesha Tate happening on Thursday afternoon, the UFC has released the extended preview of UFC 196. The event will go down on Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden arena. The fight card is currently as follows: Main card (PPV) Conor McGregor...

Feb 5, 2016 7:55 am

Fabricio Werdum reveals shocking detail about his UFC 188 fight

Fabricio Werdum has found himself being criticized quite a bit recently after withdrawing from his UFC 196 scrap with fill-in opponent Stipe Miocic. Miocic was offered the fight after Cain Velasquez withdrew from the bout due to a back injury. Shortly after Miocic accepted the fight however, Werdum withdrew from the bout with a back...

Feb 4, 2016 8:08 am

WATCH! Fabricio Werdum talks UFC 196, timetable for return, and more!

As many know, this Saturday’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ fight card on Fox Sports 1 was initially UFC 196. The event was supposed to be headlined by Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez as they compete for the UFC heavyweight championship. Ultimately however injuries forced Velasquez, and then Werdum as well, off the card....

Feb 3, 2016 4:05 pm

WATCH! Luke Rockhold vs. Chris Weidman II official for UFC 199

.@katienolan with another scoop! @LukeRockhold will rematch @ChrisWeidmanUFC in June #GTLive https://t.co/FPRrmAP9og — Garbage Time (@GarbageTime) February 3, 2016 There has been much speculation as to whether or not Chris Weidman would get an immediate rematch against Luke Rockhold after losing via 4th round TKO at UFC 194. With Yoel Romero’s failed drug test it...

Jan 29, 2016 1:54 pm

Report: Machida vs. Henderson II set for UFC on FOX 19

The UFC is reportedly booking a highly anticipated rematch that will see two legends of the sport collide as Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson will reportedly fight at UFC on FOX 19 on April 16th. Machida and Henderson fought back at UFC 157 where Machida was awarded a split decision win. Henderson is coming off...

Jan 27, 2016 9:28 pm

Rashad Evans vs. Shogun Rua reportedly set for UFC on FOX 19

Rashad Evans and Shogun Rua are both legends in the sport of MMA, however the pair have never fought despite their lengthy careers in the sport. Back at UFC 128 Evans was set to challenge Rua for the UFC light heavyweight championship, but was forced out of the bout with a knee injury. Evans was...

Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 16, 2016 11:02 am

Kenny Florian suspended by FOX for copying fight breakdown

FOX Sports analyst and former UFC fighter Kenny Florian found himself under fire recently for copying his Dillashaw vs. Cruz breakdown word-for-word from a YouTube video. The mistake was pointed out on Twitter with side-by-side screenshots for comparison. Saturday afternoon FOX released a statement regarding the situation, revealing that Florian had been suspended for the...

Jan 9, 2016 10:57 am

Carlos Condit gives update on potential retirement post-UFC 195

Going into UFC 195 there was much speculation as to Carlos Condit’s future in the UFC given «his lengthy and extensive professional MMA career. In the main event of UFC 195 Condit and Lawler went to war for 5 rounds to a decision that ultimately saw Lawler retain the UFC welterweight championship, despite many scoring...

Jan 8, 2016 10:04 am

UFC announces first events to be held in Croatia and Netherlands in 2016

The UFC is expanding in 2016 with a recent announcement of taking events to Croatia and Netherlands for the first time. James Elliott, UFC EMEA general manager and vice president said in a statement, “”It is truly a testimony to the growth of the UFC brand to be breaking into two new markets in Europe...

Jan 6, 2016 11:18 am

Fake Conor McGregor letter bashing Floyd Mayweather goes viral with the help of FOX

An Internet troll won the fight against both Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. with the help of FOX recently. A fake profile pretending to be Conor McGregor (to clarify Conor McGregor himself did not write the message) put out a response to Mayweather’s recent claims of Ronda Rousey and McGregor finding success due to...

Jan 6, 2016 9:58 am

UFC on Fox 18 full card finalized – Sage Northcutt kicks off the main card

The full card for the UFC on Fox 18 event taking place on Jan. 30 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. has been set. Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader will battle their way to a win in hopes of getting a title shot in the light heavyweight division in the main event. The co-main event will feature a...

Dec 23, 2015 1:27 am

600-pound UFC veteran Emanuel Yarbrough passes away at age 51

On September 9, 1994, Emanuel Yarbrough stepped his way into the Octagon and would be immediately engrained into UFC history. The sumo wrestler who weighed in at 616 pounds for his fight at UFC 3 passed away at age 51 on Dec. 12. “The Gentle Giant” would be the largest fighter to ever grace the...

Dec 22, 2015 7:58 pm

ALL NEW! UFC 193 Behind The Scenes – Part 1

UFC 193 may have been more than a month ago, but Fox Sports has released part 1 of a new series that gives viewers a behind the scenes look at UFC 193 where Joanna Jedrzejczyk defeated Valerie Letourneau and of course in the main event Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey. Check out part 1 below...