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Sep 1, 2016 10:22 am

Rankings Report: Pettis and PVZ take big jumps

The rankings are in following last Saturday’s UFC on FOX  card in Vancouver, and things are looking up for two fighter’s whose previous losses had pushed them out of the top 10 in their weight classes. Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis reclaimed his spot as a top 10 fighter after being knocked out of the rankings at lightweight...

Aug 30, 2016 12:42 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing McGregor, Aldo, Penn, Edgar, and Holloway at 145

Anthony Pettis got back in the win column with his UFC featherweight debut over the weekend. After the former lightweight champion went on a three-fight losing streak at 155 pounds, “Showtime” dropped down to featherweight and picked up a big win over Charles Oliveira at UFC on FOX 21. Pettis has faced tough competition in...

Aug 5, 2016 12:44 pm

Frankie Edgar to drop down to 135 to challenge for the title?

Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar fell short of capturing another belt in his last fight with Jose Aldo at UFC 200. Edgar lost a unanimous decision to Aldo in a five-round UFC interim featherweight title fight and now Edgar and his team are thinking about what comes next for his career. While Edgar was...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....


Jul 26, 2016 4:54 pm

Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko lead UFC on FOX 20 to record setting numbers

This past weekend in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC held it’s 20th event on ‘Big Fox’. UFC on FOX 20 was headlined by a women’s bantamweight showdown between Holly Holm and Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight scrap between Edson Barboza and Gilbert Melendez. According to MMAFighting, the event drew 2,975,000 viewers, the most since...

Jul 24, 2016 9:06 am

UFC on FOX 20 Reebok Pay: The Lowest Total Of The Year Thus Far

According to a report from MMAJunkie, the UFC on FOX 20 Reebok Outfitting pay from last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event was the lowest of the year thus far. UFC on FOX 20 was headlined by a key women’s bantamweight bout which saw Valentina Shevchenko upset former UFC champion Holly Holm via decision. The...

Jul 24, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Post-fight Press Conference

Watch the post-fight press conference from last night’s UFC on FOX 20 event in Chicago. The event was highlighted by Valentina Shevchenko’s upset victory over former UFC champion Holly Holm in the evenings main event. Feared Brazilian striker Edson Barboza also picked up a big win over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez at the...

Jul 22, 2016 11:30 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ weigh-in recap

Tonight in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will host ‘UFC on FOX 20’ at the United Center. The event will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight scrap between Holly Holm & Valentina Shevchenko, and co-headlined by a lightweight bout between Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza. Ahead of the fight, take a look back at the weigh-in...

Jul 22, 2016 10:58 pm

Gilbert Melendez eyeing future fight with fellow veteran Eddie Alvarez

Back at UFC 188, Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez squared off in the co-main event of the highly anticipated card. Alvarez was looking to bounce back from a lopsided loss to Donald Cerrone, and capture his first UFC win. Melendez on the other hand was looking to return to the win column after a submission...

Jul 22, 2016 11:39 am

VIDEO | ‘UFC on FOX: Chicago’ main event preview

Saturday afternoon in Chicago, Illinois, the UFC will hold it’s 20th event on Fox. In the main event, Holly Holm will square off against Valentina Shevchenko in a pivotal women’s bantamweight matchup. Also on the main card, top ranked lightweights Gilbert Melendez and Edson Barboza will square off in the co-main event. The fight will...

Jul 22, 2016 10:22 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 official weigh-ins

UFC on FOX 20 takes place on Saturday in Chicago, Illinois. In the main event of the evening, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm is looking to bounce back from her title fight loss to Miesha Tate while Shevchenko is also coming off a loss to the new women’s...

Jul 18, 2016 12:08 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 20 Road to the Octagon – Preview

Big fights are coming to Chicago, Illinois at UFC on FOX 20, which takes place on July 23. Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm will be looking to bounce back from her loss to Miesha Tate as she takes on Valentina Shevchenko. Holm wants to make a big statement and make her way back...

Jun 24, 2016 12:22 pm

Glover Teixeira pulled from UFC on FOX 20

Earlier this month, news broke that UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson had withdrawn from his UFC on FOX 20 co-main event scrap with Glover Teixeira for unknown reasons. It wasn’t made immediately clear whether or not the UFC would look to find a replacement opponent for Teixeira, however we now have our answer. According...

Jun 8, 2016 10:13 am

Anthony Pettis planning drop to featherweight

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis has gone through a rough patch in the Octagon. After losing his UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 185, Pettis dropped back to back decisions to Eddie Alvarez and most recently Edson Barboza. Given the 3-fight losing streak, Pettis feels as though it’s time for...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 4, 2016 6:04 pm

Report: UFC working on huge fights for UFC on FOX 20 in Chicago

The UFC just announced a fight that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it with Edson Barboza taking on Gilbert Melendez at UFC on FOX 20. Other fights that are reported to be in the works for the event taking place July 23 in Chicago, Illinois include Anthony “Rumble” Johnson vs. Glover Teixeira...

Apr 28, 2016 10:58 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 197: The Thrill & The Agony’ preview

At UFC 197, Jon Jones made his successful return to the Octagon and claimed the interim UFC light heavyweight championship by defeating Ovince Saint Preux via unanimous decision. Saint Preux took the fight on short notice, and earned the respect of many fans for lasting 5 rounds with Jones on such short notice. The event...

Apr 25, 2016 12:42 pm

UFC 197 salary report – Jon Jones remains one of UFC’s highest paid

UFC 197 took place at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada on Saturday night. The card was headlined with a UFC interim light heavyweight title fight between former champion Jon Jones and number six UFC ranked contender Ovince Saint Preux. Jones took the win in a five-round unanimous decision and ranked at...

Apr 24, 2016 3:42 pm

Video | Anthony Pettis thinks Conor McGregor might be “burnt out”

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis spoke to MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani prior to his UFC 197 bout with dangerous striker Edson Barboza. “Showtime” took a minute to discuss UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s removal from the headlining bout of UFC 200, which occured after “Mystic Mac” refused to attend the UFC’s media tour to promote...

Apr 23, 2016 12:59 pm

UFC 197 live results stream

Unable to catch UFC 197? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps from the entire card! Main card (PPV): Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (c) Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo – Johnson defeats Cejudo via TKO at 2:49 of round...

Apr 21, 2016 10:53 pm

VIDEO | UFC 197: Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux – fighters face-off

Thursday was a media day for UFC 197 as the fighters are in Las Vegas, Nevada tying up the last of their obligations before their bouts on Saturday. Fighters from UFC 197 went face-to-face in a staredown during the media day. Jon Jones – No. 1 UFC ranked light heavyweight contender vs Ovince Saint Preux...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 18, 2016 3:10 pm

PHOTO | Fans spotlight this Nate Diaz Anthony Pettis hybrid fighter

While Nate Diaz and Anthony Pettis may not be the most fond of one another, both of the UFC stars are major fan favorites. Some fans have recently highlighted a Team Alpha Male fighter that strangely resembles the two star UFC fighters, Pettis and Diaz. Erick Sanchez-Gomez is a featherweight fighter with Team Alpha Male...

Apr 9, 2016 9:09 am

VIDEO | Donald Cerrone and Anthony Pettis open up on training together

Back in 2013, Anthony Pettis defeated Donald Cerrone via TKO. Fast forward 4 years and the pair are training together at the JacksonWinkeljohn MMA Academy in Albuquerque New Mexico. Many are wondering how the two top ranked lightweight fighters are able to train together in a friendly environment. Cerrone and Pettis both spoke on Inside...

Apr 1, 2016 12:08 pm

JacksonWink EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Flying/Spinning Back Kick Drills

[ooyala code=”8zaHU4MjE6uchgcOUksoF-PTscrQnj3i” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”3840″ height=”2160″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Spinning techniques are some of the most risky techniques in MMA. When they land they are often brutal, as we saw in Uriah Hall vs. Gegard Mousasi and Edson Barboza vs. Terry Etim to name a few. Recently, at the JacksonWink MMA Academy, some of the fighters decided...

Mar 3, 2016 3:55 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Spinning Back Kick Drills with Holly Holm, BJ Penn and Jon Jones

[ooyala code=”52eGppMTE6toG-IS030WaxGYFOapMugx” player_id=”b8fa6431adff441580c2e2bf5e6bd724″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] It’s no secret that the Jackson-Wink MMA team has some of the most elite fighters on the planet. Ahead of Holly Holm’s UFC 196 title defense against Miesha Tate on Saturday, several members of the Jackson-Wink team took time to work on spinning back kicks. As we’ve seen...