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Sep 6, 2016 6:11 am

Here’s Why the Ohio Athletic Commission Could Have Chosen Not to License CM Punk

This Saturday, former WWE star CM Punk will make his long-awaited jump to MMA. He’ll be taking on dangerous, 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203, which will emanate from Cleveland, Ohio’s Quicken Loans Arena. In advance of his UFC debut, Punk finds the odds stacked against him, as bookmakers have pegged him...

Aug 29, 2016 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Watch Josh Barnett Decimate Frank Mir

This weekend, the UFC returns to beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. The card will be headlined by a showdown between Josh Barnett (34-8) and Andrei Arlovski (25-12)–two heavyweights that have been at it for years, yet still remain relevant players in this most unpredictable of divisions. In advance of this pivotal...

Aug 29, 2016 7:27 am

VIDEO | Go Behind the Scenes of UFC 202 with Chad Mendes

by Mendes posted to his official YouTube channel Last month, UFC featherweight Chad Mendes tested positive for the banned substance growth hormone-releasing peptide 6 (GHRP-6), and was handed a two-year suspension by USADA as a result. Despite this unfortunate twist, however, the three-time featherweight title challenger remains deeply embedded in the MMA scene. Mendes recently...

Aug 26, 2016 10:43 am

Nate Diaz pissed off with the UFC? Waiting for UFC ‘to see how obsessed I am’

When UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had his first loss in the UFC against Nate Diaz at UFC 196, “The Notorious” was described as “obsessed” with getting a rematch to seek revenge. At UFC 202, McGregor was able to do just that when he was awarded a majority decision win after a five-round war. Now...


Aug 8, 2016 10:58 am

Conor McGregor to jump in the WWE ring to settle the beef?

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is a pure genius when it comes to marketing his brand. With his recent stab at the WWE wrestlers being “messed up puss–s,” “The Notorious is getting a ton of attention from a single phone call. Numerous stars from the WWE have responded to McGregor’s comments. Journalist Mike Bohn pointed...

Jul 14, 2016 12:23 pm

Dana White to support Donald Trump with speech at his Republican National Convention

UFC President Dana White is reportedly set to speak at Donald Trump’s Republican National Convention on night two, according to the New York Times. According to the report, the list of speakers was “confirmed by two people with direct knowledge of the convention planning.” With White being a part of the UFC’s $4 billion sale...

Jun 11, 2016 9:09 am

WWE hoping to have Ronda Rousey match at WrestleMania

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar, who currently competes in the WWE, would be making his return to MMA after nearly 5 years away from the sport. Lesnar, who will still be making an appearance at the next WWE pay-per view this summer,...

Jun 10, 2016 11:40 pm

Mark Hunt: USADA exemption won’t save Lesnar

During the UFC 199 broadcast this past weekend, it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the UFC at UFC 200 to fight Mark Hunt in the co-main event of the historic card. In the following days it was revealed that Lesnar had been granted a USADA exemption and missed the first 3...

Jun 9, 2016 8:13 am

Mark Hunt reacts to Brock Lesnar’s USADA exemption

It’s been nearly a week since it was revealed that former UFC champion Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 200. Since then, it has also been revealed that Lesnar will be fighting fan-favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt, and that he has been granted an exemption from USADA random drug testing. Ahead of...

Jun 8, 2016 9:17 am

Fedor Emelianenko comments on the return of Brock Lesnar

When it was announced that Brock Lesnar would be returning to MMA for UFC 200, no opponent was immediately listed for the bout, however it was revealed that Lesnar’s fight would be the co-main event of UFC 200. Given that no opponent was listed, and that Lesnar’s fight was listed as the co-main event, many...

Jun 8, 2016 1:54 am

Brock Lesnar waived from mandatory four-month USADA drug testing

A lot has changed in the UFC since Brock Lesnar last fought at UFC 141 back in 2011. For one, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) in now a part of the UFC Anti-Doping Policy for competition. For eligibility to compete, fighters must notify the UFC of their intent to fight four months ahead of...

Jun 6, 2016 1:47 pm

Dana White addresses Ariel Helwani’s lifetime ban from the UFC

Many were shocked to hear that MMA journalist Ariel Helwani was banned from all UFC events prior to UFC 199’s main event bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping over the weekend. Helwani broke the news that Brock Lesnar would be returning to fight in the UFC prior to the UFC making the announcement during...

Jun 1, 2016 10:31 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on MMA journey with Luke Rockhold ahead of UFC 199

This Saturday in Inglewood, California, Luke Rockhold will look to make his first title defense as he faces Michael Bisping for the second time in the main event of UFC 199. Ahead of the fight, Rockhold’s close friend and teammate, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, took to Instagram with a message of positivity for...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Mar 28, 2016 4:01 pm

VIDEO | Ariel Helwani talks about parting ways with FOX and his career

Ariel Helwani, one of MMA’s most well-known journalists recently broke news that he was parting ways with FOX. While Helwani has had his share of criticism from fans, fighters, as well as promotional heads including UFC President Dana White, Helwani has also gained a huge following with the fans, fighters, as well as other media...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 1, 2016 10:10 am

Video: Conor McGregor crashes fan’s apartment and blows his mind

Check out this video of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor making a fan’s dream come true. McGregor could see a cardboard cutout of himself on the fan’s Los Angeles apartment balcony and decided to pay him a visit and absolutely blew the excited fan’s mind when he walked in and thanked him for the support....

Feb 27, 2016 9:03 am

UFC Fight Night 84 Live Results Stream

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 84 event in London? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results and stay tuned to BJPENN.com for fight recaps as they happen. Main Card (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m ET) Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva – Bisping defeats Silva...

Feb 26, 2016 7:20 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night: London weigh-in LIVE at 8am PT

Tomorrow night in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The bout is sure to deliver fireworks given the growing tension between the two fighters over the course of the last few weeks. Things reached an all-time high at the UFC London early open...

Feb 19, 2016 7:54 am

Ronda Rousey surprised with happiness away from fighting – will she return?

While Ronda Rousey has stated several times since her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm that she would be returning to the Octagon for a rematch with Holm after filming several movies, the former champ has been surprisingly happy away from fighting. While the UFC brass wanted to see Holm vs. Rousey II at...

Feb 8, 2016 10:30 am

Fighters react to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s TKO of Johny Hendricks

It was a matchup of styles in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 featuring former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and rising star Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Hendricks who is a former NCAA Division I All American and champion faced the former world champion kickboxer Thompson. Hendricks failed to implement his strengths as a...