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Apr 6, 2017 11:18 am

Colby Covington explains why he prefers new Dong Hyun Kim booking to Rafael Dos Anjos fight

Rising UFC welterweight Colby Covington has spent the last few weeks campaigning for a fight with former lightweight champion Rafael Dos Anjos, who recently announced his plan to jump up to welterweight. Unfortunately for Covington and his fans, Dos Anjos opted to sign on for a fight with former Strikeforce champ Tarec Saffiedine instead. The...

Apr 6, 2017 9:26 am

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino recounts previous effort to fight Megan Anderson, gives assessment of the Invicta champ

Cris “Cyborg” Justino is no longer the Invicta Fighting Championship featherweight queen. Now firmly embedded as a member of the UFC women’s featherweight roster, she was recently asked to give up this title. With this development, Megan Anderson, who previously wore Invicta’s interim featherweight title, was promoted to undisputed champion. Speaking to BJPenn.com’s Tom Taylor, Cyborg...

Apr 5, 2017 12:10 pm

Daniel Cormier calls out Jon Jones: ‘We know he tried to cheat’

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has been scheduled to fight former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones on numerous occasions, however with that being said, the pair have only stepped into the Octagon together on one occasion. With that being said, just nine months ago, Cormier and Jones were set to have a title unification...

Mar 30, 2017 12:04 pm

Jorge Masvidal: GSP’s success will depend on how he’s affected by USADA

Later this year, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will attempt to defend his title against returning welterweight legend Georges St-Pierre – that is, unless Bisping decides to give the title shot back to Yoel Romero, or fight Tyron Woodley instead. Given that St-Pierre has never fought at middleweight before, his being given a title shot over...

Mar 30, 2017 10:58 am

VIDEO | The amazing rise of Brock Lesnar in MMA

This Sunday, at WrestleMania 33, Brock Lesnar will step into the ring with long-time rival Bill Goldberg. In celebration of “The Beast Incarnate’s” latest steps into the pro wrestling arena, we decided to take a look back at some of his finest moments inside the UFC’s Octagon. Lesnar’s first steps into the Octagon occurred at...

Mar 30, 2017 6:28 am

Jorge Masvidal gives prediction for UFC 211 showdown with Demian Maia

Back in January, UFC welterweight Jorge Masvidal scored a career-altering knockout win over the streaking Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. This win sent the American Top Team staple rocketing up the UFC welterweight rankings. In the wake of this win, Masvidal quickly began calling for a fight with top welterweight contender Demian Maia. While Maia initially seemed reluctant...

Mar 28, 2017 10:01 am

Urijah Faber responds to TJ Dillashaw accusing him of perpetuating beef

Given the animosity between Urijah Faber & the rest of Team Alpha Male, and former teammate TJ Dillashaw, fight fans have been anxious to see how the beef between coaches Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw plays out on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter. Interestingly enough, during a recent interview, TJ Dillashaw explained that...

Mar 28, 2017 9:44 am

Urijah Faber breaks down Cody Garbrandt vs. TJ Dillashaw

Later this year, bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will put his UFC bantamweight title on the line as he faces TJ Dillashaw in a highly anticipated showdown, where he will look to defend his bantamweight title for the first time. The former teammates are currently filming the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, where they will...

Mar 26, 2017 8:17 am

Francis Ngannou happy to share his “prey” Fabricio Werdum with Luke Rockhold

Shortly after his thunderous, first-round knockout of Andrei Arlovski, rising heavyweight contender Francis Ngannou issued callouts of three of the division’s top fighters: Cain Velasquez, Junior Dos Santos, and Alistair Overeem. Yet when Ben Rothwell was forced out of a scheduled bout with Brazil’s Fabricio Werdum, leaving Werdum without an opponent, the Brazilian became Ngannou’s primary...

Mar 26, 2017 6:27 am

With win over Eddie Alvarez, Dustin Poirier expects to be “one win away” from title shot

Barring a blitzkrieg, knockout loss to the ever-dangerous Michael Johnson, Louisiana’s Dustin Poirier has looked absolutely fantastic since returning to the lightweight division. Since he made this return, he has picked up emphatic defeats over Carlos Diego Ferreira, Yancy Medeiros, Joseph Duffy, Bobby Green and Jim Miller. These big wins have earned him a fight...

Mar 24, 2017 2:28 pm

Joanna Jedrzejczyk fires back at Jessica Andrade

With less than two months to go until Joanna Jedrzejczyk steps into the Octagon in hopes of defending her UFC women’s strawweight title for the 5th time as she faces Jessica Andrade, the trash talk is heating up between the two women. Recently, Andrade questioned the champ’s chin, claiming that Jedrzejczyk has a weak chin,...

Mar 24, 2017 9:57 am

Artem Lobov rips “p**sy” Jose Aldo for accepting featherweight title

UFC featherweight Artem Lobov has been gearing up for his upcoming main event scrap with Cub Swanson in April, where he will face the biggest test of his professional MMA career as he looks to crack the featherweight top 10. Ahead of the fight, Lobov has generated quite a bit of controversy as he has...

Mar 23, 2017 12:05 pm

Urijah Faber to compete at Submission UnderGround

MMA veteran Urijah Faber may currently be retired from MMA, however the former top ranked bantamweight revealed recently that he will be competing once again, however it won’t be in MMA. Faber dropped 2 straight fights in 2016, the first being a trilogy fight with Dominick Cruz at UFC 199, where he dropped a unanimous...

Mar 23, 2017 11:40 am

After Jouban Loss, Mike Perry focused on learning how to win decisions

John Kavanagh, who serves as the head coach for UFC stars like Artem Lobov, Gunnar Nelson, and of course, Conor McGregor, is famous for the expression “win or learn.” He even wrote a book with that title. The idea behind this expression is that, when a fighter enters the cage, there are two possible outcomes:...

Mar 23, 2017 10:28 am

Artem Lobov rips “p**sies” with padded records

On April 22nd, SBG Ireland’s very own Artem Lobov will have the biggest fight of his professional career as he fights #4 ranked featherweight Cub Swanson in a highly anticipated main event showdown. Ahead of the fight, Lobov, who holds a 13-12-1 professional record, and is currently on a 2-fight win streak, found himself criticizing...

Mar 23, 2017 9:23 am

Mike Perry hoping for slugfest in Nashville, but expects Jake Ellenberger to wrestle

On April 22, when the UFC touches down in Nashville, Tennessee, “Platinum” Mike Perry will test his mettle against one of the welterweight division’s most experienced competitors: Jake Ellenberger. On Wednesday’s edition of BJ Penn Radio, Perry weighed in on this looming scrap with Ellenberger. Though he acknowledged that Ellenberger has experience on his side,...

Mar 23, 2017 8:14 am

Attention UFC strawweights: Jessica Aguilar wants a fight on May 13

Jessica Aguilar, who is the former World Series of Fighting strawweight champion and the most experienced fighter in the UFC strawweight division, is looking for a fight – specifically, a fight at UFC 211, in her native Texas, on May 13. Unfortunately, the 13th-ranked strawweight has had an incredibly difficult time locking down an opponent...

Mar 23, 2017 6:52 am

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry: Ellenberger showed he’s a punk, a quitter in Masvidal fight

On April 22, fan favorite slugger “Platinum” Mike Perry will attempt to rebound from his first professional loss. His opponent in this effort will be brick-fisted welterweight veteran Jake Ellenberger. In advance of this fight, Perry joined host Kinch on BJ Penn Radio to give his take on Ellenberger as an opponent. Apparently, Perry had...

Mar 22, 2017 6:36 pm

Luke Rockhold eyes a former UFC heavyweight champion for his next fight

Luke Rockhold wants to fight a former UFC heavyweight champion in his octagon return! Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold is on a mission to score a fight with former UFC heavyweight title holder Fabricio Werdum. Ariel Helwani broke the news earlier today stating the following on Twitter. Rockhold is pushing hard for a fight...

Mar 22, 2017 2:20 pm

Chris Weidman discusses upcoming Gegard Mousasi fight

Former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman is currently gearing up for his UFC 210 scrap with Gegard Mousasi in less than two weeks, where he will look to snap a 2-fight skid and move one step closer to potential reclaiming the UFC middleweight title. Ahead of his scrap with Mousasi, the former champ knows that...