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Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

WWE star Jinder Mahal to walk debuting fighter to the Octagon at UFC 215

This weekend, on the undercard of UFC 215, undefeated heavyweight prospect Arjan Bhullar will make his anticipated debut in the Octagon opposite Brazil’s Luis Henrique. Bhullar’s debut will be a historic one, as he’ll be the first Indo-Canadian fighter to step foot into the Octagon. According to a recent report from Chamatkar Sandhu, Bhullar will...

Sep 5, 2017 11:08 am

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 115 – pound-for-pound rankings shift again

The UFC has updated their rankings following UFC Fight Night 115 and there has been a shift once again at the top in the highly debated pound-for-pound rankings. With Jon Jones facing a second potential anti-doping violation with USADA, both Demetrious Johnson and Conor McGregor went up in the pound-for-pound rankings without being active in...

Sep 5, 2017 8:44 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes his pick for UFC 216’s Tony Ferguson vs. Kevin Lee bout

On October 7, in the main event of UFC 216, Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee will collide for the UFC interim lightweight title. The announcement of this fight, of course, came as a bit of a surprise, as any interim lightweight title fight was expected to involve undefeated Dagestani star Khabib Nurmagomedov. Apparently, however, the...

Sep 4, 2017 11:14 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 215: Full Episode

This Saturday night, the UFC returns to our screens with UFC 215, an exciting pay-per-view emanating from Edmonton, Alberta’s Rogers Place. The card will be headlined by a flyweight title fight between dominant champion Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, and challenger Ray Borg. If Johnson wins this fight, he’ll break the record for the most consecutive...

Sep 4, 2017 7:41 am

Sean Shelby says the last UFC welterweight title shot nearly went to Rafael Dos Anjos

This Saturday night, on the main card of UFC 215, former UFC lightweight champ Rafael dos Anjos will take his second fight in the welterweight division opposite dangerous contender Neil Magny. Apparently, however, dos Anjos very nearly found himself in a fight with UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley instead. In a UFC 215 preview video...

Sep 4, 2017 6:41 am

Brendan Schaub claims Conor McGregor is “steering the ship” in the UFC

Brendan Schaub has never been afraid to heap praise on UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor. On Saturday’s special UFC Rotterdam Fight Companion edition of The Joe Rogan experience, Schaub did just that once more, explaining the he believes McGregor will have an incredible amount of sway in future negotiations with new UFC owners WME-IMG. “Conor...

Sep 3, 2017 5:23 pm

UFC 215 Fight Card and Start Time

The UFC will invade Edmonton, Alberta, Canada next weekend for UFC 215. The pay-per-view event is headlined by a flyweight title fight featuring long-time champion Demetrious Johnson taking on Ray Borg. This is it, folks. This is one of the reasons he declined a fight with T.J. Dillashaw. “Mighty Mouse” will attempt to make UFC...

Sep 3, 2017 4:49 pm

Matchmaker! What should come next for the UFC Rotterdam winners?

The UFC returned to Rotterdam this weekend for UFC Fight Night 115. The event delivered with a bunch of memorable finishes and some very entertaining fights. In the evening’s main event, Alexander “Drago” Volkov scored a third-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Stefan “The Skyscraper” Struve. BJPENN.com’s Chris Taylor attempted to fill the shoes of...

Sep 3, 2017 2:49 pm

UFC Rotterdam Reebok Athlete Payouts

The UFC returned to Rotterdam yesterday for UFC Fight Night 115. The fight card was headlined by a heavyweight main event which saw Alexander Volkov score a third-round TKO victory over hometown favorite Stefan Struve. Despite being defeated, Struve took home the largest Reebok Athlete Outfitting payout of night collecting $15,000 for his efforts. “The...

Sep 3, 2017 9:45 am

Artem Lobov responds to callout from red-hot UFC Rotterdam prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov

Yesterday afternoon, on the undercard of UFC Fight Night 115 in Rotterdam, Russian featherweight prospect Zabit Magomedsharipov dazzled by thrashing Mike Santiago to a second-round rear-naked choke. With this win, Magomedsharipov immediately established himself as one of the finest contenders in the featherweight division, and post-fight, he looked to capitalize on this status with a...

Sep 3, 2017 9:14 am

Jose Aldo wants spot on UFC 217, is willing to fight anybody

Jose Aldo is no longer the UFC featherweight champion, having come up short against Max Holloway in June, but he still wants to stay active. In fact, the former champ is eager to insert himself into the lineup for the stacked UFC 217, which goes down this November 4 inside New York’s Madison Square Garden....

Sep 3, 2017 7:01 am

Rory MacDonald is “convinced” Robbie Lawler was on PEDs at UFC 189

Back in July 0f 2015, Canadian welterweight contender Rory MacDonald and then UFC welterweight champion Robbie Lawler co-authored one of the greatest fights in MMA history. In the end, Lawler would win this bloody battle, putting his foe down with a fifth-round volley. In the opinion of MacDonald, however, there should be an asterisk attached...

Sep 3, 2017 6:39 am

Tony Ferguson calls out UFC for major mistake on UFC 216 billboard

On October 7, in the main event of the stacked UFC 216, streaking lightweight contender Tony Ferguson will battle Kevin “The Motown Phenom” Lee for interim lightweight gold. According to a massive billboard Ferguson recently encountered, however, his fight with Lee will actually be for interim featherweight gold. Quick, somebody tell featherweight champ Max Holloway!...

Sep 2, 2017 7:49 pm

Stefan Struve reflects on his TKO loss to Alexander Volkov at UFC Rotterdam

Stefan Struve suffered a third-round TKO loss to Alexander Volkov in the main event of today’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam. “The Skyscraper” had a solid opening few minutes, but eventually the tide turned in favor of his opponent “Drago” midway through round two. Shortly following the setback, the perennial UFC heavyweight...

Sep 2, 2017 3:29 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 fight with Michael Bisping

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre is looking massive in preparation for his UFC 217 title fight with current middleweight champion Michael Bisping. The Canadian superstar, “GSP, recently took to Twitter where he shared the following picture showing off his size as a middleweight. In NYC, training with Erik Owings! pic.twitter.com/isk9WUUoCg — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre)...

Sep 2, 2017 3:08 pm

UFC Rotterdam Bonus Report

Today’s ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ event in Rotterdam, Netherlands delivered with some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, the UFC handed out three “Performance of the night” awards at this afternoon’s UFC Fight Night 115 post-fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 115’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the...

Sep 2, 2017 2:45 pm

UFC Fighters react to Alexander Volkov’s TKO victory over Stefan Struve

Alexander Volkov picked up the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career today in Rotterdam, scoring a third-round TKO victory over Stefan Struve in the main event of UFC Fight Night 115. Struve looked sharp in the early stages of the fight, landing a variety of strikes including a flying knee which left Volkov...

Sep 2, 2017 2:06 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Alexander Volkov TKO’s Stefan Struve (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between perennial division contenders Stefan Struve and Alexander Volkov served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam, Netherlands. Round one begins and Struve lands a right hand early. Both fighters fire off low kicks. Volkov lands another. He goes to the body with a right...

Sep 2, 2017 1:29 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Siyar Bahadurzada TKO’s Rob Wilkinson (VIDEO)

A middleweight scrap between Siyar Bahadurzada and Rob Wilkinson served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 115 fight card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Wilkinson lands a low kick to start things off. Rob is walking forward early here. He lands a push kick to the body and then another. Siyar...

Sep 2, 2017 1:06 pm

UFC Rotterdam Results: Marion Reneau TKO’s Talita Bernardo (VIDEO)

A women’s bantamweight scrap between Talita Bernardo and Marion Reneau kicked off today’s UFC Fight Night 115 main card in Rotterdam. Round one begins and Reneau starts off quickly. She fires off a combination followed by a hard low kick. Marion utilizing some serious forward pressure early. She throws another low kick but Talita catches...

Sep 2, 2017 11:20 am

VIDEO | Watch Mairbek Taisumov score another first-round finish at UFC Rotterdam

UFC lightweight standout Mairbek Taisumov just scored another highlight reel finish, this time over Felipe Silva at UFC Rottterdam. Taisumov was able to catch Silva with a beautifully timed right hand that sent Felipe crashing face first to the canvas. BA-BOOOOOOOOM!!!!! Just like that, @Taisumov155 FLOORS Silva in the first round!! #UFCRotterdam WOW!!! pic.twitter.com/xLUqX6kdkU —...

Sep 2, 2017 10:29 am

VIDEO | Zabit Magomedsharipov is a Human Highlight Reel in his UFC Debut

Thanks to Thibault Goulti, UFC Rotterdam just kicked off a couple of hours ago in exciting fashion. Don’t blink yet though, the thrills aren’t stopping anytime soon. This guy Zabit Magomedsharipov made his UFC debut against Mike Santiago and stole the show. Sure, it was only the third fight of the card and there are...

Sep 2, 2017 9:41 am

VIDEO | Thibault Gouti Put an Absolute Beatdown on Holbrook at UFC Rotterdam

It’s Labor Day weekend and someone must have clued the UFC matchmakers in on it. Instead of forcing people to cancel their social obligations on Saturday night, we were delivered UFC Rotterdam  just before lunch (11:45AM on the East coast) or right during breakfast (8:45AM PT). So, whether you’re nursing a hangover with some greasy...

Sep 1, 2017 11:25 am

BREAKING | Jon Jones Passed His Blood Test Right After UFC 214

It seems like there is a new development in the Jon Jones saga every single day. After allegedly popping for a steroid, we’ve been on an emotional roller coaster that started at heartbroken and is now twisting into the strange and unusual. His own teammate came out very early on claiming this had to be...

Sep 1, 2017 6:47 am

John Dodson vs Marlon Moraes Added to Surprisingly Stacked UFC Norfolk Card

Sometimes, those small UFC events in between the big pay-per-views reward us with a load of combat violence that makes being a fan all worth while. In November, after the smoke from Michael Bisping and Georges St-Pierre has cleared, the UFC touches down in Norfolk, Virginia for a pretty killer free card. Just added last...

Aug 31, 2017 3:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov Wants to Return at UFC 219 Against Conor McGregor

Don’t tell Khabib Nurmagomedov that it’s looking like Nate Diaz will get the next shot at Conor McGregor. After once again missing out on a fight with Tony Ferguson for the interim UFC lightweight title, he’s decided to skip that match-up altogether. After all, why fight for an interim belt if you can fight for...