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Jun 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

Jun 21, 2016 11:00 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov goes off on Rafael dos Anjos

While Khabib Nurmagomedov may have no intentions of fighting during Ramadan, ‘The Eagle’ isn’t ready to let UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos forget about their fight in 2014 in which Nurmagomedov defeated dos Anjos via decision. The pair often exchange verbal jabs through interviews, however there has been no word yet as to what...

Jun 21, 2016 4:04 pm

Dana White blasts fans criticizing Stephen Thompson vs. Rory MacDonald fight

This past weekend, Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and Rory MacDonald squared off in a highly anticipated matchup of welterweight contenders for a title shot against the winner of Robbie Lawler vs. Tyron Woodley. The fight, which went the full 5 rounds, was an extremely technical matchup between two of the best strikers in the welterweight division....

Jun 21, 2016 9:49 am

Fabio Maldonado’s team to appeal loss to Fedor Emelianenko

Last Friday in Russia, former UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado put on an incredible performance against MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko. Unfortunately for Maldonado, the performance wasn’t enough to win him the fight, as he lost via majority decision. Maldonado came out of the gate strong as he had Emelianenko rocked and nearly finished for almost...

Jun 18, 2016 10:10 am

Chris Weidman reacts to potential Georges St-Pierre vs. Michael Bisping fight

While Chris Weidman may have been forced to pull out of his UFC 199 middleweight title scrap with Luke Rockhold due to the fact that he needed to undergo neck surgery, he has managed to keep his name in headlines due to his constant trash talk. With the recent talk of former UFC welterweight kingpin...

Jun 17, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Another epic staredown from Sean O’Connell

UFC fighter Sean O’Connell has become rather well known for his hilarious shenanigans at weigh-in events during staredowns. From playing rock-paper-scissors, to taking selfies, and even giving his opponents flowers, O’Connell’s staredowns have become a sort of spectacle. Ahead of his UFC Ottawa fight Saturday evening against Steve Bosse, O’Connell once again had some fun....

Jun 17, 2016 11:48 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 promo for UFC 202

With Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor set to rematch at UFC 202, here is an awesome promotional video to get you ready for their rematch that will take place on August 20. The two were set to rematch at UFC 200, but the bout was scrapped after “The Notorious” refused to take part of the...

Jun 17, 2016 10:26 am

VIDEO | The side of Kimbo Slice that no one saw

Earlier this month, the MMA community was devastated to find out that bareknuckle boxing icon and Bellator MMA fighter Kimbo Slice had passed away at the age of 42 after needing a heart transplant. While Kimbo Slice was perceived as a big tough guy, which he was, Slice was also a family man who had...

Jun 17, 2016 8:51 am

Michael Bisping reacts to Georges St-Pierre wanting a superfight

The MMA community currently going wild in regards to a potential Georges St-Pierre return to the UFC. After nearly a 3 year hiatus from the Octagon following his UFC 167 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, St-Pierre’s camp reached out to Michael Bisping to request a title shot against the middleweight champ. Bisping broke the...

Jun 16, 2016 1:03 pm

Sage Northcutt’s dad fires back at Muay Thai champion

Earlier this month, Muay Thai champion Ilya Grad took to Instagram to recall a training session with UFC prospect Sage Northcutt. Grad’s recollection of the situation was far from good, as he called out Northcutt’s father for interfering with their training. While video footage of the sparring session in question has since surfaced, Northcutt and...

Jun 16, 2016 10:20 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping reflects on winning UFC championship on 2 weeks notice

It has been nearly two weeks since Michael Bisping won the middleweight championship in the main event of UFC 199 by knocking out Luke Rockhold. Bisping stepped into the fight on just two weeks notice after former middleweight champion Chris Weidman backed out of the fight with a neck injury that ultimately required surgery. Wednesday...

Jun 16, 2016 8:21 am

PHOTO | Conor McGregor training with Olympic boxers

Ahead of Conor McGregor’s welterweight UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz, the featherweight champ is wasting no time in bringing in elite level boxers to help him prepare for the bout. Michael Conlan is a 2012 Olympic Bronze medalist, and and Paddy Barnes is a two-time Olympic bronze medalist. Both men vouched for McGregor’s skills...

Jun 15, 2016 11:34 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz, Dana White, and famed rapper hanging out

Nate Diaz’s star power continues to rise following his UFC 196 submission win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of Diaz’s rematch with McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20th, Diaz and UFC President Dana White met famed rapper ‘The Game’. @losangelesconfidential @danawhiteufc @natediaz209 #Cali A photo posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 15,...

Jun 15, 2016 8:31 am

Rumor: UFC sale is done

After a report Tuesday evening indicated that there has been progress in the Fertitta brothers and Dana White selling the UFC, BJPenn.com spoke to a source regarding the situation who informed us the word on the street is that the sale is complete. Initial reports about the UFC’s sale emerged quite some time ago, however...

Jun 15, 2016 1:20 am

Canelo Alvarez reaches deep into pockets after being sued for $8.5 million

One of boxing’s biggest stars was hit with a multi-million dollar lawsuit this week in a Florida court case. Saul “Canelo” Alvarez was ordered to pay $8.5 million to All-Star Boxing, a former promoter of Alvarez’s after a Florida jury ruled in favor of All-Star Boxing. All-Star Boxing claimed that Alvarez signed an exclusive promotional...

Jun 14, 2016 11:41 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre predicts Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson

This Saturday on Fox Sports 1, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that will likely see the new welterweight #1 contender crowned. Ahead of the fight, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre, who is friends with, and has trained with both men, gave his preview of the bout...

Jun 11, 2016 11:04 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson preview

On June 18th, two elite members of the UFC’s welterweight division, Rory MacDonald and Stephen Thompson, will square off in a pivotal welterweight matchup that could see the next welterweight title challenger determined. For MacDonald, the fight will be his first since his brutal UFC 189 fight with Robbie Lawler for the welterweight championship, in...

Jun 10, 2016 11:32 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold forced to be separated backstage

Bisping and Rockhold still going at it after the post fight press conference. pic.twitter.com/Ojiiwlo9O1 — Arash Markazi (@ArashMarkazi) June 5, 2016 In the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping knocked out Luke Rockhold in the first round of their title fight to win the middleweight championship. While many fighters squash their beef after fights,...

Jun 10, 2016 11:19 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen attributes Luke Rockhold’s loss to one thing

Luke Rockhold lost his UFC middleweight championship title in his first defense against Michael Bisping at UFC 199. Bisping came in with less than two weeks notice after Rockhold’s original opponent Chris Weidman pulled out due to an injury and pulled off the championship victory, knocking out Rockhold in the very first round. Former UFC...

Jun 10, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko breaks silence on shootout in Peru

Several weeks ago, frightening news emerged that UFC women’s bantamweight Valentina Shevchenko was at a restaurant in Peru when a gunfight broke out between armed robbers and her coach. Shevchenko’s coach shot and killed a robber, but was shot himself in the action. While UFC President Dana White wasn’t sure if Shevchenko would fight at...

Jun 9, 2016 10:46 pm

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar talks UFC return, addiction, and more!

On July 9th, former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon nearly 5 years following his last fight, in which he was TKOd by Alistair Overeem after returning from his bout with Diverticulitis. Lesnar will face Mark Hunt in the co-main event of UFC 200, in a matchup...