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Jan 21, 2015 10:23 am

Forbes Slams UFC For Ali Comparison

In the lead up to last weekend’s UFC Fight Night Boston event UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta called Conor McGregor the Irish Muhammad Ali. Forbes Magazine doesn’t approve. From Forbes: .. That would be really popular. The actual Ali is arguably the biggest sports star ever despite being an African-American who flew in the face of...

Jan 19, 2015 7:02 am

Jon Jones fined $25,000 For Code Of Conduct Violation

Earlier this week news broke that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones had been fined $25,000 for a code of conduct violation stemming from his failed drug test for the primary metabolite in cocaine, Benzoylecgonine. The UFC released a statement regarding the fine, saying: “The UFC announced today that it has fined light heavyweight champion...

Jan 18, 2015 4:33 pm

UFC FN 59 Results: Rosa Traps Soriano in D’Arce and Earns Win

Charlez Rosa and Sean Soriano kicked off the Fox Sports 1 portion of the preliminaries with their featherweight bout. Rosa was game and threatened submissions every single time the fight went to the ground where he finally submitted Soriano in round three. By Jon Kirschner | Twitter Rosa proved to be the superior featherweight tonight...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...


Jan 18, 2015 12:53 pm

UFC Fight Night: McGregor vs. Siver Results Thread

If you are unable to catch UFC Fight Night Boston, you can get the live results from the event here. Main Card (Fox Sports 1): Conor McGregor def. Dennis Siver by way of TKO (Strikes) 1:54 of Round 2 Donald Cerrone def. Ben Henderson by way of Unanimous Decision (29-28, 29-28, 29-28) Uriah Hall def....

Jan 18, 2015 9:43 am

Jon Jones First Interview Following Failed Drug Test To Air Monday On Fox Sports 1

Since failing a random pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 182 win over Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones has not spoken to media members regarding the test. FOX Sports sent out the following press release regarding the interview. On Monday night’s FOX SPORTS LIVE, host Charissa Thompson sits down in an exclusive 1 on 1...

Jan 17, 2015 1:44 pm

‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from Boston’s TD Garden Arena the UFC Fight Night Boston competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. ‘UFC Fight Night Boston: McGregor vs. Siver’ goes down tomorrow night, on FOX Sports 1. Here’s the weigh-in results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Conor McGregor...

Jan 16, 2015 11:38 am

FOX Provides Unprecedented Support For Conor McGregor

As Sunday’s clash with Dennis Siver fast approaches, the time is now for all things Conor McGregor on FOX Sports 1 and promotionally, the FOX family of networks has stepped up with unprecedented support.  Using creative and alternative ways to raise awareness for Sunday night’s headliner, the FOX Sports marketing team collaborated with McGregor, one...

Jan 15, 2015 5:00 am

Chicago To Host UFC on FOX 16

The city of Chicago will play host to UFC on FOX 16 on July 25. The event was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. Chicago was selected as the winning city of the “Harley-Davidson Hometown Throwdown”. Bouts and venue information should be forthcoming. Stay tuned.

Jan 14, 2015 8:13 pm

UFC Fight Night Boston: Embedded Vlog – Ep. 2

On episode #2 of UFC Embedded in Boston, featherweight headliner Conor McGregor continues his showmanship while announcing his new deal with Reebok. In the training room, opponent Dennis Siver hits pads and takes verbal jabs at the Irish star. Meanwhile, McGregor does a high-energy photo shoot and some “light” training in Boston’s historic Peter Welch’s...

Jan 14, 2015 8:09 pm

Esparza vs. Jedrzejczyk Title Fight Co-Headlines UFC 185

UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza has been booked for her first title defense. The California-based champion will take on undefeated polish striker Joanna Jedrzejczyk. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC 185 is a stacked event going down from the American Airlines Center, in Dallas. The pay-per-view...

Jan 14, 2015 7:56 pm

VanZant vs. Herrig Set For UFC on FOX 15

A strawweight fight between Paige VanZant (pictured) and TUF 20 fighter Felice Herrig is set for UFC on FOX 15. The bout was announced on Wednesday’s edition of UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC on FOX 15 takes place from the Prudential Center, in Newark New Jersey, on April 18. Both women are coming...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Jan 14, 2015 10:26 am

Medical Suspensions Report: UFC on FOX 13 Edition

Seventeen UFC on FOX 13 fighters have received mandatory medical suspensions following December’s event in Phoenix. The Arizona Boxing and MMA Commission released the list of suspended UFC on FOX 13 fighters earlier this week, six of whom have been served with six-month terms. The full list of suspended fighters is as follows: Junior dos...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 12, 2015 10:42 am

Lorenzo Fertitta Explains Why The UFC Booked Fight Night Boston On A Sunday

UFC fans may have scratched their heads when they saw UFC Fight Night McGregor vs. Siver was booked for a Sunday, and understandably so as the UFC has never held an event on a Sunday. To make matters even stranger, the UFC booked the event in Boston, just a short drive from Gillette stadium, where...

Jan 12, 2015 9:33 am

Paul Redmond Steps In On Short Notice For UFC on FOX 14

Irish standout Paul Redmond has stepped in on short notice to face Mirsad Bektic on January 24th at UFC Fight Night Stockholm. Redmond is stepping in for an injured Alan Omer who announced via Facebook he injured himself in training. Post by Alan Omer. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE) Translated: ‘So my dear friends...

Jan 12, 2015 8:37 am

‘UFC Rising: Conor McGregor’ Special Premiers tonight

In preparation for Conor McGregor’s showdown against Dennis Siver, Sunday January 18th, Fox Sports 1 will be airing a 30-minute special premiering tonight at 4:30 p.m. PT. The special revolves around Conor McGregor, as he prepares for a fight that could earn him a title shot against reigning champion Jose Aldo, should he win. The...

Jan 12, 2015 5:03 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Books 4 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been busy recently booking several bouts for upcoming events, and they made a big shift to an upcoming card. Now’s your chance to get caught up with the recent happenings in the match-making world, get caught up with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Jessica Andrade vs. Marion Reneau,...