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Sep 28, 2017 10:33 am

Daniel Cormier Offers Oezdemir a Title Shot in Response to Fans

Last Friday, Daniel Cormier took to Twitter not to cause a beef or talk trash to a potential opponent, he did something different. The UFC light heavyweight champ put it to a vote, to let the fans decide who he should defend the belt against. At the time, it seemed nothing more than a fun...

Sep 28, 2017 9:06 am

BREAKING | Cub Swanson targeted for return at December Fight Night

Cub Swanson, one of the UFC featherweight division’s most dangerous contenders, is reportedly looking at a return to the cage this December 9th in Fresno, California. Swanson’s opponent at this Fight Night card is expected to be red-hot prospect Brian Ortega. This report comes from Farah Hannoun on Twitter. BREAKING: @CubSwanson vs. @BrianTcity in the...

Sep 28, 2017 8:36 am

Kamaru Usman has found a willing top-10 foe for a December scrap

11th-ranked UFC welterweight contender Kamaru Usman has been looking for a fight, and from the sounds of it, he’s found one. On Wednesday afternoon, the grappling specialist announced on Twitter that his fans want to see him fight Neil Magny, and that he intends on heeding their calls. In his Tweet, he suggested UFC 218...

Sep 28, 2017 6:54 am

Scott Coker updates on possible Chuck Liddell comeback

Over the last few months, the potential comeback of MMA legend Chuck Liddell has been repeatedly been discussed. Were this potential comeback to occur, it would likely go down in the Bellator cage, rather than the UFC’s Octagon, where Liddell became a legend. Chael Sonnen, who has recently battled other aging legends in Tito Ortiz...

Sep 28, 2017 5:57 am

Cody Garbrandt’s team still wants Mighty Mouse

On November 4, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 217, UFC bantamweight champion Cody Garbrandt will attempt to defend his title against his most heated rival in TJ Dillashaw. If Garbrandt successfully defends his title, the expectation is that he’ll then turn his attention to the next contender on the docket – perhaps...

Sep 27, 2017 2:01 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier says he is back to training at AKA

Come on @lukerockhold all I want is to train man. Come on champ!!! A post shared by Daniel "DC" Cormier (@dc_mma) on Sep 27, 2017 at 12:18pm PDT With the ups and downs that Daniel Cormier has gone through in the recent months, the recently reinstated UFC light heavyweight champion is back in training. After...

Sep 27, 2017 1:36 pm

BJPENN.COM Ep. 51 // Duane Ludwig | James Vick

BJPENN Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more of what you crave! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off we are joined by former K-1 MAX champ and UFC welterweight turned world-renowned coach, Duane “Bang” Ludwig. Calling us from Holland, we’ll catch up with Duane about his journey of coaching athletes under his Bang Muay...

Sep 27, 2017 1:24 pm

Rory MacDonald Eyes Titles in Three Bellator Divisions

Just a week ago, Bellator announced that recent UFC transplant Rory MacDonald would challenge Douglas Lima for the welterweight title early next year. A win would not only help MacDonald achieve something he was never able to in the UFC, but serve as the first step the journey he sees in his mind’s eye. It’s...

Sep 27, 2017 12:34 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan discusses the Donald Trump vs protesting athletes situation

There is no doubt that we are living in a new world of communication with social media being able to have such a big impact on people’s lives. Just dating back to a few presidential terms, even the thought of the President of the United States having a twitter beef with leaders of other countries...

Sep 27, 2017 12:14 pm

Michael Bisping Predicts a First Round KO Over Georges St-Pierre

It was just last week that Michael Bisping revealed he was at least thinking about retirement, but he sure isn’t sounding like he’s leaning toward it. He says he’s down to go up and challenge Daniel Cormier, now he’s got some bold predictions regarding his upcoming fight with Georges St-Pierre. Not only is he confident...

Sep 27, 2017 11:20 am

Chael Sonnen a ‘Warm-Up Fight’ if Chuck Liddell Returns

The man, the myth, the legend, any cliche about superstars of any sport could be said about Chuck Liddell. He’s one of the fighters who carried UFC’s torch into new eras and put more butts into seats that you could count. He recently appeared on The MMA Hour talking about his long-hinted at return from...

Sep 27, 2017 11:20 am

Bellator champ Douglas Lima makes a Steve Jobs comment about opponent Rory MacDonald

Over the weekend, Bellator welterweight champion Douglas Lima and former UFC title challenger Rory MacDonald faced off for the first time ahead of their Bellator title fight. The welterweight title fight is set to take place on January 20 at The Forum in California. Lima was dressed in a suit while MacDonald opted for a...

Sep 27, 2017 10:57 am

Conor McGregor’s upcoming pay-per-view in London is cancelled

This Saturday night, UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was expected to partake in a pay-per-view Q&A in London, England. Regrettably, this event has been nixed. This news comes from Starsport. At the time of this writing, the catalyst for the event’s cancellation is not known. McGregor’s anticipated Q&A was supposed to be hosted by former...

Sep 27, 2017 10:06 am

Matt Brown Thinks Diego Sanchez Retiring With Him Would Be a ‘Great Story’

It came as a surprise when ‘The Immortal’ Matt Brown decided he was going to step away from the sport. He announced that his UFC Norfolk fight with Diego Sanchez would be the last time he steps into the Octagon, officially retiring whether he wins or loses. His exciting fights will be missed, but much...

Sep 27, 2017 8:07 am

Despite recent skid, Rashad Evans will not be retiring

Back in 2008, when he held the UFC light heavyweight title, Rashad Evans was considered the best light heavyweight fighter on the planet. Even after he lost that title, succumbing to punches dealt by the surging Lyoto Machida, he was still regarded as one of the division’s very best. Unfortunately, Evans eventually began to decline....

Sep 27, 2017 6:01 am

The Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor pay-per-view numbers are in

The August 26 boxing match between undefeated legend Floyd Mayweather Jr and UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor was widely expected to topple all previous combat sports records. Unfortunately, it’s fallen short in that regard. First, we learned that the so-called “money fight” failed to break the record for live gate, clocking in at $55,414,865.79, and failing...

Sep 26, 2017 2:43 pm

Daniel Cormier Threatens Frank Mir on Twitter

Daniel Cormier is taking a break after a roller coaster ride of chaos after losing to Jon Jones at UFC 214, then getting back his UFC light heavyweight title only a little while later. He’s going to take a much-needed rest for at least six months, before coming back to defend his belt against Alexander...

Sep 26, 2017 2:07 pm

Yair Rodriguez reveals plans for his next big fight

Rising UFC featherweight Yair Rodriguez is one of the most entertaining fighters that you will see compete in the Octagon. With his exciting striking capabilities, “El Pantera” has grown a large fan base and many are surely curious as to when we’ll see the Mexico native back in the Octagon. BJPenn.com’s Chris Taylor caught up...

Sep 26, 2017 1:40 pm

Noel Gallagher From Oasis Fame is Impressed by Conor McGregor

Conor McGregor‘s ties to the biggest money-making industries in the world just keep growing. He’s already a mogul, but througout his career has caught the eyes of a surprising number of people in the industry. He infamously got an embrace from Kanye West after his win over Nate Diaz, but it goes beyond that. Drake...

Sep 26, 2017 11:47 am

Luke Rockhold has a grim outlook on the middleweight title situation

On November 4, in the main event of the absurdly stacked UFC 217, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will defend his title against returning former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. The expectation is that the winner of this fight will then battle interim middleweight champion Robert Whittaker to unify the titles. In the opinion of Luke...

Sep 26, 2017 10:52 am

VIDEO | Freddie Roach to corner Georges St-Pierre for Michael Bisping fight

There will be a quite a few new experiences for Georges St-Pierre when he makes his return to the Octagon after being away from mixed martial arts competition for nearly four years. It will be the first time the former UFC welterweight champion will compete at 185 pounds as he challenges UFC middleweight champion Michael...

Sep 26, 2017 10:24 am

Francis Ngannou Predicts He Knocks Stipe Miocic Out

The fight triangle between the elite heavyweight beasts is still ongoing. Francis Ngannou was robbed of a giant clash with Junior dos Santos that assuredly would have propelled his career to the top if he managed to come out with a win against the former UFC heavyweight champ. Ever since then, he’s been very vocal...

Sep 26, 2017 7:54 am

Matt Brown is retiring, but he won’t be exiting the USADA testing pool

On November 11, in the co-main event of the UFC’s anticipated trip to Norfolk, welterweight brawler Matt Brown will partake in his final fight. His opponent will be former UFC lightweight title challenger Diego Sanchez – a fighter who is more than likely to oblige him in the kind of slugfest he’s hoping for. While...

Sep 26, 2017 7:20 am

PHOTO | Floyd Mayweather has painting of Conor McGregor in his home

Floyd Mayweather’s blockbuster battle with UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is now soundly in the rear-view. That said, the boxer is still surrounding himself with mementos of his showdown with the Irishman. On Monday night, the undefeated boxing star shared a photo to Twitter, which shows side-by-side paintings of himself and McGregor, hanging in his...

Sep 26, 2017 5:59 am

Miesha Tate explains why she’d favor Conor McGregor in fight against GSP

UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor is the biggest star in MMA today. Former welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who is returning to action for a middleweight title fight with Michael Bisping at UFC 217, was previously regarded as the sport’s biggest star himself. Given that McGregor and St-Pierre are now both actively competing, and that they’ve...