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Jul 16, 2016 10:18 am

TJ Dillashaw blasts UFC for treatment of fighters

Since the UFC struck their deal with Reebok, fighters have become increasingly more vocal about how the deal has hurt fighters financially. UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort even went as far as to compare the deal to slavery. Now, in the wake of TJ Dillashaw’s unanimous decision win over Raphael Assuncao at UFC 200, the former...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 14, 2016 11:54 am

VIDEO | Anthony Pettis tricks and kicks brother Sergio below the belt

Brotherly love runs deep with Anthony and Sergio Pettis. Although the Pettis brothers are very close, the two UFC veterans surely have had their moments of disparity growing up. In this case, it was just big brother Anthony simply playing a painful trick on younger brother Sergio. Check out this classic Throwback Thursday clip of...

Jul 14, 2016 9:35 am

Gegard Mousasi calls for fight against Anderson Silva or Vitor Belfort

This past weekend, at the UFC’s historic UFC 200 event, Gegard Mousasi picked up an incredible KO win over Thiago Santos on the UFC Fight Pass prelims. The win made it two straight for Mousasi following his TKO loss at the hands of Uriah Hall last year. On the heels of Mousasi’s win over Santos,...


Jul 12, 2016 1:12 pm

Chuck Liddell bashes Jon Jones: ‘Don’t be crying, you know you took something’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell didn’t feel any pity for Jon Jones when he began crying at his press conference addressing the media about his potential Anti-Doping Policy violation. Liddell spoke with MMA Mania about how he believes that Jones knowingly took banned substances, which resulted in the failed drug tests. “Don’t be...

Jul 5, 2016 9:58 pm

Enson Inoue demotes himself from BJJ black belt to purple belt

MMA veteran Enson Inoue has fought some of the greatest fighters in MMA history, including Randy Couture, Big Nog, and Igor Vovchanchyn to name just a few. Of Inoue’s 12 professional wins, 9 of them have come by way of submission given his BJJ black belt. Upon returning to the mat this week, Inoue demoted...

Jul 2, 2016 1:14 pm

Bryan Caraway & Miesha Tate want to be first couple to simultaneously hold UFC titles

Back in March, in the co-main event of UFC 196, Miesha Tate submitted Holly Holm to claim the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. In less than one week, Miesha Tate will look to defend her championship belt on the main card of UFC 200 against Amanda Nunes. In the meantime, Tate’s boyfriend Bryan Caraway, who is...

Jun 28, 2016 7:54 pm

Johny Hendricks recalls sparring session with Kelvin Gastelum

In less than two weeks, at UFC 200, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will square off against Kelvin Gastelum in a pivotal welterweight matchup. Hendricks is coming off the first KO/TKO loss of his career at the hands of #1 contender Stephen Thompson, who finished Hendricks with a beautiful display of kicks. Gastelum on the...

Jun 28, 2016 12:37 pm

CM Punk: ‘Who’s to say I don’t get a title shot?’

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk is set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 203 versus Mickey Gall. While many believed Punk would never step foot into the Octagon against any opponent since signing with the UFC in 2014, the former WWE star is ready to prove all his doubters wrong now that...

Jun 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chael Sonnen confident Fedor Emelianenko will sign with the UFC

Earlier this month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage once again. Emelianenko fought former UFC heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in Russia in what turned out to be an extremely back and forth fight. After being rocked in the first round, and nearly finished, Emelianenko managed to win the next 2 rounds en route to...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 16, 2016 11:56 am

Dana White’s response to latest UFC sale rumors

Numerous reports have emerged about the sale of the UFC this week. Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that the sale of the company was “definitely progressing.” Then, a source told us here at BJPENN.COM that the word on the street is that the deal is already done. Dave Meltzer also added this week that the...

Jun 16, 2016 8:10 am

UFC sale reportedly for entire ownership of company

The news of the potential sale of the UFC picked up once again earlier this week as it was announced that the sale was “definitely progressing” with no terms being given. Now, according to Dave Meltzer the bidding for the promotion is going to end above $4 billion and would see a complete transfer of...

Jun 15, 2016 8:45 am

Dan Henderson unveils plans for one more fight before retiring

At the age of 45, many are wondering at what point MMA legend Dan Henderson will walk away from the sport which he has given so much to. On the heels of his incredible UFC 199 KO win over Hector Lombard, Henderson wants to have one more fight, and then ride off into the sunset....

Jun 13, 2016 1:42 am

Stephen Thompson is not happy with the UFC welterweight title picture

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is not happy that his next fight isn’t for the welterweight title. Thompson will face Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 89, which takes place in Ottawa, Canada on June 18. This fight will likely determine the next in line to fight for the welterweight title. Thompson, however, feels he already should...

Jun 11, 2016 4:29 pm

Cody Garbrandt details intense run-in with Dominick Cruz post-UFC 199

At UFC 199, Dominick Cruz defeated bitter rival Urijah Faber via unanimous decision, dominating the fight from start to finish as he knocked Faber down several times, and secured several takedowns over the course of the fight. Following the fight, Team Alpha Male fighter Cody Garbrandt ran into Cruz backstage, which resulted in a rather...

Jun 11, 2016 8:42 am

Cornerman opens up on brawl between Nate Diaz and Clay Guida’s brother

At UFC 199, it was announced that Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II would go down at UFC 202 in August. Prior to that announcement however, Nate Diaz was involved in a bit of a fight backstage with Clay Guida’s brother Jason. While there hasn’t been much in the way of details regarding the brawl,...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 25, 2016 3:02 am

VIDEO | ESPN analyst reports the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight date

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will take place in May of 2017, according to ESPN’s Jalen Rose of the “Jalen and Jacoby” show. “I got some breaking news,” said Rose. “The Floyd and Conor McGregor fight is going to happen.” “Floyd and McGregor will probably announce in a month. It will be in May, the...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 5, 2016 11:44 pm

7-foot tall Stefan Struve now 280 pounds?

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place in Struve’s homeland of the Netherlands. Struve made his first appearance in the Octagon at the young age of 21 against Junior dos Santos at UFC 95 back in 2009. Dos Santos took out Struve...