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Dec 15, 2017 6:15 am

Coach Predicts Holly Holm Finishes Cyborg and Shocks The World Again

It’s a huge fight. A career-defining bout with big stakes. The title is on the line and Holly Holm is the underdog against one of, if not the best women fighter on the planet. Does this all sound familiar? Back at UFC 193, Holm hit the ‘kick heard ’round the world’ on Rousey and earned...

Dec 14, 2017 7:00 pm

Jimmie Rivera: “When I become champ I won’t be like a TJ or McGregor”

UFC 219 was supposed to feature a huge Bantamweight showdown between former champion, Dominick Cruz and rising contender, Jimmie “El Terror” Rivera. Rivera has won twenty straight fights(five in the UFC) and his most recent came over Thomas Almeida at UFC on Fox 25. Prior to that, he handed Urijah Faber the last loss of...

Dec 14, 2017 6:00 pm

VIDEO | Mike Perry Asked Training Partners to Try and Eyepoke Him

We’ve already learned by now that Mike Perry is a pretty unique guy… The heavy-handed Welterweight striker known as “Platinum” is set to take on his toughest opponent to date this Saturday in Santiago Ponzinibbio. But leading up to this bout, Perry did some rather interesting training preparation. Gunnar Nelson last fought Ponzinibbio and lost via...

Dec 14, 2017 3:13 pm

BREAKING | Conor McGregor Boxing Floyd Mayweather Officially The 2nd Biggest PPV of All Time

Conor McGregor can now boast about another record to his already ridiculous list. He already shattered his pay scale with his historical boxing bout with Floyd Mayweather. There were numerous conflicting reports about how well the blockbuster superfight performed, but not we have the true numbers and they’re still nothing to turn your nose up...

Dec 14, 2017 2:17 pm

VIDEO | Robert Whittaker Disappointed He Couldn’t Fight Idol Georges St-Pierre

After the shake-up at middleweight, everything seems to have returned to normal. Not only is there movement, not only does Robert Whittaker get a fight, it’s with Luke Rockhold for the undisputed title thanks to Georges St-Pierre vacating the belt. While everything seems to be coming up Whittaker, he still lost out on a huge...

Dec 14, 2017 12:34 pm

Savage Justin Gaethje Proud to Have Lost to Eddie Alvarez by a Knockout

18 wins. 15 finishes. No equal for six years. That is, until Justin Gaethje ended up meeting former UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez. It was the bloody war that the UFC and those two savages promised us. There was no gold on the line, but the added stipulation of an unofficial violence title up for...

Dec 14, 2017 12:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Jimi Manuwa discusses Volkan Oezdemir’s chances against Daniel Cormier

Back in July, on the main card of the stacked UFC 214, English knockout artist Jimi Manuwa stepped into the Octagon with Swiss striker Volkan Oezdemir in a perceived light heavyweight number one contender fight. Unfortunately for Manuwa and his fans, this one went to Oezdemir, who won with punches in the first round. From...

Dec 14, 2017 10:04 am

VIDEO | Mike Perry and Santiago Ponzinibbio Have a Tense and Strange Staredown

We all know that controversy follows the heavy-handed Mike Perry around. He’s also no stranger to creating ridiculous sound bytes that fans love to hear and us media enjoy writing about. What happened earlier today is no different. We don’t want to hype it too much, but it could be one of the all-time greatest...

Dec 14, 2017 9:26 am

EXCLUSIVE | Streaking Leon Edwards predicts finish of Peter Sobotta, leap into the top-10

Currently on a four-fight win-streak, composed of wins over dangerous adversaries in Dominic Waters, Albert Tumenov, Vincente Luque and Bryan Barberena, England’s Leon Edwards in one of the fastest-rising contenders in the UFC welterweight division. Edwards will attempt to make his next leap up the proverbial ladder this March 27, when the UFC touches down...

Dec 14, 2017 8:43 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold Threatens to Slap ‘Little Midget’ Kelvin Gastelum

It was like magic. Georges St-Pierre left the middleweight division and a tidal wave of movement happened with no one having to fight each other. Luke Rockhold got a middleweight title shot — not an interim bout, but for the undisputed title — against Robert Whittaker and contenders all got bumped up a notch. Not everyone can...

Dec 14, 2017 7:31 am

EXCLUSIVE | Curtis Blaydes explains what surprised him about Francis Ngannou’s KO of Alistair Overeem

Earlier this month, in the co-main event of UFC 218, surging French-Cameroonian heavyweight Francis Ngannou knocked out Alistair Overeem to earn a shot at reigning UFC heavyweight champ Stipe Miocic. This violent knockout win caused Ngannou’s hype to skyrocket to new and towering heights, but in the opinion of 9th-ranked heavyweight contender Curtis Blaydes, the outcome...

Dec 14, 2017 5:57 am

Colby Covington and Kenny Florian absolutely roast each other in fiery Twitter beef

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington is not afraid to get into it with his naysayers on Twitter. The latest person to find himself on the receiving end of Covington’s Twitter trash talk is former UFC title challenger and current analyst Kenny Florian. It began when Covington responded to a Tweet from UFC on Fox,...

Dec 13, 2017 7:38 pm

Report | Woodley and Covington Being Discussed as Possible TUF 27 Coaches

According to The Sports Journal’s Farrah Hannoun, season 27 of The Ultimate Fighter may be getting coaches who are just beginning a heated rivalry. So it seems that Tyron Woodley & Colby Covington coaching the next season of #TUF is being discussed as a possibility. Considering that Woodley is about to undergo surgery, it would...

Dec 13, 2017 7:00 pm

The Dean of Mean is Thriving in Life After Fighting!

If you’ve been watching MMA for the last ten years, then you know exactly who Keith Jardine is. One of the Light Heavyweight division’s most recognizable fighters, Jardine has been retired from fighting since 2012 after losing a bout to Roger Gracie in Strikeforce. During his time in one of the most prestigious divisions in...

Dec 13, 2017 5:57 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz Updates Us on His Broken Arm

It’s pretty easy to argue that injuries have been Dominick Cruz’ biggest rival throughout his storied career(Urijah Faber may have something to say about that though…). Cruz is one of the greatest fighters to ever step foot in the cage and the fact that he still can is nothing short of miraculous. He’s come back...

Dec 13, 2017 2:10 pm

VIDEO | Stipe Miocic Talks to Joe Rogan About Francis Ngannou

One. Two. Three. Four. Five. Six. All finishes. Everyone Francis Ngannou has tested his record-breaking power on has not been able to take it. The latest victory over former K-1 grand prix champion Alistair Overeem, earned the surging contender the biggest fight of his career. At UFC 220 in Boston early next year, he will...

Dec 13, 2017 2:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 62 // Curtis Blaydes | Leon Edwards | Jimi Manuwa

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8PM ET/5PM PT! 8:15PM ET- Kicking things off tonight is heavyweight prospect Curtis “Razor” Blaydes. While it was just announced that Curtis is set to face Mark Hunt at UFC 221, we caught up with the Team Elevation product before the bout was made. Nevertheless, we spoke with Blaydes about...

Dec 13, 2017 12:32 pm

Healthier Rafael dos Anjos Ready for ‘Old School’ Fight With Robbie Lawler

After back-to-back losses at lightweight and losing his UFC title, Rafael dos Anjos abandoned the division and decided to move up to welterweight. It was something he was thinking about even before his victory over Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone. The experiment has been successful so far. He’s earned wins over Tarec Saffiedine and Neil Magny in a...

Dec 13, 2017 12:11 pm

Gokhan Saki gives timeframe for Octagon return

If things had gone according to plan, UFC 219 would feature one more dynamite light heavyweight scrap than it currently does, as kickboxer Gokhan Saki was expected to battle Khalil Rountree on the card. Unfortunately, this fight was nixed when Saki was forced to withdraw with an injury. Saki elaborated on the injury that forced...

Dec 13, 2017 11:11 am

VIDEO | Volkan Oezdemir Makes a Request to Train With Conor McGregor

What Volkan Oezdemir has done in a single year is pretty remarkable. It’s hard to believe he just debuted with the UFC back in February. Since then, he’s stacked together three straight wins, two knockouts, and earned a light heavyweight title shot against Daniel Cormier in January for UFC 220. If there is one person...

Dec 13, 2017 11:09 am

VIDEO | Diego Sanchez and Isaac Marquez have a dear friendship that will warm your heart

UFC veteran @DiegoSanchezUFC explains how he began training "The Shermanator" Isaac Marquez and helping him achieve his dream of becoming a fighter ❤️❤️❤️ #TheMMAHour pic.twitter.com/7PUAKRGsvS — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) December 11, 2017 Earlier this month we saw UFC veteran Diego Sanchez back in competition. However, it was not in the UFC. The “Nightmare” stepped into the...

Dec 13, 2017 9:43 am

PHOTO | Forrest Griffin gets roasted in unassuming piece of “fan” mail

Forrest Griffin is one of the most beloved fighters in UFC history. As such, the all-heart former UFC light heavyweight champion receives plenty of fan mail – even years after his retirement from competition. That said, not all of the mail Griffin receives is… positive. On Wednesday morning, Griffin took to social media to share...

Dec 13, 2017 9:24 am

PHOTO | Dustin Poirier Has a Christmas Present for Eddie Alvarez

Eddie Alvarez knows that the title picture at lightweight is all jumbled up so he just invented his own belt. It’s not gold, you don’t wear it, but it already has a challenger. Alvarez declared that he took the UFC Most Violent title away from Justin Gaethje at UFC 218, a title that Dustin Poirier...