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Nov 18, 2017 10:39 am

Titan FC Champ Champ Shorty Torres May Finally Be UFC Bound

Jose’ Shorty’ Torres is the Titan FC bantamweight and flyweight champion, the only thing he’s been knocking on more than his competition is the UFC’s door. He’s pestered them for over a year now, so much that matchmaker Mick Maynard had to block him. His luck may have changed last night though at Titan FC...

Nov 18, 2017 8:51 am

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley Continues to Put Nate Diaz on Blast on FS1

“Its been offered to me, its been offered to Nate Diaz. Unfortunately one half has not accepted…” – @TWooodley https://t.co/AVNXx7GRdK — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) November 18, 2017 There was no way to know that when Nate Diaz started a training camp, we’d be talking about a potential fight with Tyron Woodley. As soon as...

Nov 16, 2017 3:13 pm

Frankie Edgar Gives His Pick for Max Holloway vs Jose Aldo II at UFC 219

Frankie Edgar had to pull out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218, but a rematch against Jose Aldo isn’t bad at all for a late replacement. Of course, Edgar would rather it be him, but a broken orbital in training forced him out of the bout. For now, he is back...

Nov 15, 2017 8:25 am

Dan Hardy was not impressed by Conor McGregor’s apology

Conor McGregor has finally issued a real apology for the pandemonium he caused at last weekend’s Bellator 187 card in Dublin. See that apology below: I sincerely apologize for my behavior at last weekends fight event in Dublin. While trying to support a loyal teammate and friend, I let my emotions get the best of...

Nov 14, 2017 12:46 pm

BREAKING | Nate Diaz Just Started Training Camp for a Fight

This has been one of the craziest months in the history of the UFC. Three titles just changed hands, huge fights are being ripped apart by injuries, Conor McGregor is running amok everywhere but the inside the UFC’s Octagon, and anything that can happen has been proven that it will happen. The latest piece of...

Nov 14, 2017 10:01 am

BREAKING | Conor McGregor issues real apology for Bellator 187 incident

Last weekend, Bellator touched down in the MMA hotbed of Dublin, Ireland with Bellator 187. While the night included some memorable action, by far the biggest headline to emerge from it stemmed from UFC lightweight champ Conor McGregor‘s rushing the cage during teammate Charlie Ward’s fight with John Redmond. Believing his teammate had won by...

Nov 14, 2017 8:03 am

Jimmie Rivera believes he knows why Dominick Cruz got injured

Former UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz has a long and unfortunate history of being forced out of fights with injuries. Earlier this month, the trend continued, as he was forced out of a planned UFC 219 scrap with Jimmie Rivera with yet another injury. Speaking to MMAJunkie this week, Rivera explained that, despite Cruz’s apparent...

Nov 14, 2017 5:55 am

Michael Bisping confirms retirement fight will occur in London

Earlier this month, in the main event of UFC 217, a 38-year-old Michael Bisping surrendered the UFC middleweight title to Georges St-Pierre, succumbing to a rear-naked choke after being dropped by a left hand. Though this title loss seemed like a cause for a bit of a vacation, Bisping surprisingly agreed to a quick turnaround,...

Nov 13, 2017 10:41 am

UFC Sydney official fight card and start time

This Saturday, the UFC will make its anticipated return to Sydney, Australia with UFC Fight Night 121. This exciting UFC Sydney event has been rocked, rattled and reassembled by injuries, USADA violations, controversy and more, and yet somehow, it still stands out as a card worth watching. In the main event, we’ll see rising Polish...

Nov 13, 2017 6:52 am

Michael Bisping explains why he asked for short notice bout with Kelvin Gastelum

A little over a week removed from his submission loss to Georges St-Pierre – which was preceded by quite a bit of blunt force trauma – former UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is already scheduled for another fight. Having stepped in to replace Anderson Silva, who was notified of a potential USADA violation, Bisping is...

Nov 11, 2017 6:42 pm

MMA Community reacts to Michael Bisping stepping up to fight Kelvin Gastelum

The MMA community has been devastated by a serious of injuries and fight cancellations ever since the conclusion of last weekend’s epic UFC 217 event in New York. First, former UFC lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar was forced out of his highly anticipated featherweight title fight with current champ Max Holloway at UFC 218. Shortly...

Nov 11, 2017 10:35 am

Breaking! Max Holloway gets a new opponent for UFC 218

UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway gets a new opponent and will still be defending his title at UFC 218 on December 2 in Detroit, Michigan. MMA Fighting confirms that “Blessed” has agreed to fight Jose Aldo at the highly anticipated event. OFFICIAL: Jose Aldo steps in for Frankie Edgar, will take on Max Holloway (@BlessedMMA)...

Nov 10, 2017 9:38 am

BREAKING | MMA Legend Cro Cop Will Return in RIZIN

Mirko Cro Cop is one of the most incredible legends of this sport. After a startling 21-years involved in combat sports, his resume is insane. He has the most finishes in combined UFC, Pride, WEC, and Strikeforce history at 21, which is a finish for every year he’s been fighting. He’s the only fighter to win K-1, Pride and RIZIN grand prix...

Nov 9, 2017 5:04 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway’s Manager Reveals Four Names in the Running for UFC 218

News hit last night that Frankie Edgar unfortunately had to drop out of his title fight with Max Holloway at UFC 218 because of a facial injury that requires surgery. Immediately there was an incredible swarm of fighters coming out to try and take advantage of Edgar’s misfortune. Cub Swanson was the first on the...

Nov 9, 2017 3:24 pm

BREAKING | Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson Signs Huge New Deal with Bellator

There’s only one MMA fighter that comes to mind when you think of powerbombs and chains. Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson has been fighting for 18 years and has fought the very best in the UFC and Pride. Amid the busy week of post-UFC 217 reactions, card changes, and injuries, we get hit with another big announcement....

Nov 9, 2017 12:51 pm

PHOTO | Darren Till Trashes Stephen Thompson in a Father and Son Comic

In the midst of all the injuries and bad news yesterday, there was a silver lining in the dark clouds. Dana White revealed that Stephen Thompson was going to fight surging welterweight Darren Till. We all joined hands and rejoiced, until Thompson said it was the first time he even heard of the match-up. The...

Nov 8, 2017 6:07 pm

BREAKING | Max Holloway Releases Statement on Frankie Edgar and UFC 218

We were hit tonight with a speeding comet of bad news for UFC 218. Max Holloway was set to defend his unified UFC featherweight title for the first time after conquering former divisional king Jose Aldo, but Frankie Edgar suffered an injury to his face and had to pull out of the match-up. Don’t worry...

Nov 5, 2017 7:45 am

Michael Bisping “crushed inside” after title-loss, discusses possible retirement

Last night, in the main event of the action-packed UFC 217, Michael Bisping attempted to defend the UFC middleweight title against former UFC welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. Unfortunately, this title defense didn’t go the way he planned, as he was put to sleep by a third-round St-Pierre choke. Shortly after this title loss, Bisping emerged...

Oct 28, 2017 7:28 am

Edson Barboza Isn’t Worried About Khabib Not Showing Up for UFC 219

While we’ve been waiting along with Khabib Nurmagomedov on the sidelines for an announcement, we got our wish yesterday. A fight with Edson Barboza was made official to fight at UFC 219. This is a time for celebration, but fans and media can’t help but have painful flashbacks to the fights Nurmagomedov has had to...

Oct 25, 2017 9:03 am

Bethe Correia updates on accident and emergency surgery that thwarted Octagon return

Former UFC bantamweight title challenger Bethe Correia was planning on returning to action this January, when she expected to fight Mexico’s Irene Aldana. Regrettably, Correia has apparently gone through an accident, and has been sidelined due to an emergency surgery. The Brazilian fighter updated on this unfortunate turn of events in a Monday morning Instagram...

Oct 25, 2017 7:11 am

UFC middleweight champ Michael Bisping being sued over alleged gym attack

UFC middleweight king Michael Bisping is currently gearing up for a massive, UFC 217 showdown with Georges St-Pierre. Apparently, however, he’s also got a very different kind of battle on his plate, as he’s being sued over an alleged attack on a fellow gym-goer in Anaheim. According to a report from TMZ, Bisping is being...

Oct 20, 2017 6:35 am

VIDEO | Artem Lobov Wins UFC Gdansk Weigh-Ins With Impassioned Speech

Are you having trouble getting out of bed today? Does the idea of facing work for one last day just seem too insurmountable of a challenge? Has your daily intake of coffee failed to properly motivate you? No problemo, Artem Lobov is here to make sure you start the day right and proper. He walked...

Oct 18, 2017 2:55 pm

BJPENN.COM RADIO Ep. 54 // Alexander Volkanovski | Ian McCall

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off we are joined by UFC featherweight, Alexander “The Great” Volkanovski. Following the news that Jeremy Kennedy would be unable to compete on November 19th in Sydney, there was a brief moment of uncertainty for Alex....

Sep 20, 2017 7:37 am

Coach Javier Mendez gives update on Cain Velasquez’s condition

Cain Velasquez is one of the greatest heavyweights alive. Unfortunately, he hasn’t been very active over the last few years, as he’s been sidelined by a hellish procession of injuries. Velasquez’s latest injury issue pertained to his back. Though he recently went under the knife to correct this issue, his coach Javier Mendez claims the...

Sep 19, 2017 11:10 am

Michael Bisping Contemplating Retirement After ‘Putting a Beating’ on GSP

For 11 years, Michael Bisping has Left Hook Larry-ed himself up to the tallest heights of the UFC ladder. He’s earned the UFC middleweight title, avenged two of his worst losses in the process, got a pretty cushy desk job, and even some movie gigs. At the age of 38 and the verge of what...

Sep 18, 2017 9:23 am

Mauricio “Shogun” Rua issues lengthy statement explaining withdrawal from OSP fight

Over the weekend, we learned that former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua was out of his planned UFC Fight Night 117 scrap with Ovince St. Preux. Surprisingly, he’ll be replaced by former UFC middleweight, and recent World Series of Fighting welterweight Yushin Okami. On Monday morning, the PRIDE legend took to Instagram with...

Sep 15, 2017 1:51 pm

VIDEO | Kickboxer literally crushes opponent’s nose with his knee

Taking some damage when competing in combat sports simply comes as part of the game. However, there are some injuries that end up being much worse than others. In this video, we take a look at a kickboxing match between Current Glory kickboxer Mourad Bouzidi and Rustemi Kreshnik. The two met for a rematch with...