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Jan 19, 2018 9:17 am

EXCLUSIVE | Stephen Thompson Doesn’t Think Georges St-Pierre Fights Tyron Woodley

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is sidelined waiting for his shoulder to heal, but he’s made no question that he wants Georges St-Pierre when he comes back. After vacating the middleweight title due to health issues from gaining weight, it seemed like it was a fight that made sense for St-Pierre. Meanwhile, former title challenger...

Jan 19, 2018 8:10 am

Amanda Nunes Wants to Beat Cris Cyborg Then Get Beers Together

This new year has been threatening to be the year of the superfights, but so far none of them have been made official. One of these fights that Dana White has said he wants to make is women’s UFC bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes challenging Cris Cyborg for the women’s UFC featherweight title. It’s a fight...

Jan 19, 2018 6:51 am

Conor McGregor’s Coach Predicts Khabib Nurmagomedov Beats Tony Ferguson

It’s official. It was reported, we confirmed it, Dana White backed the report up and later today there is a press conference on it. Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will try to fight once again. The word is it won’t be for an interim title, but for the undisputed title, which may be confirmed today...

Jan 18, 2018 7:00 pm

VIDEO | Chris Weidman Gives Update on Injury and Possible Return

  “The thumb is…it’s healing slow, man. It was definitely a serious injury. This is the scar right now, check that out. *shows scar* Seven inches? I don’t know. Basically they took a tendon out of my wrist and used that to create a new ligament in the base of my thumb. I’m actually starting...

Jan 18, 2018 3:17 pm

Conor McGregor’s Coach Doesn’t Care What Belt Ferguson and Khabib Fight For

The entire week we’ve been tracking the news of what will decide the fate of the UFC lightweight title. Khabib Nurmagomedov is slated to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 223 in Brooklyn, supposedly for the undisputed belt. This is news to Conor McGregor and his camp, but despite the possibility of it happening, they don’t...

Jan 18, 2018 2:45 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 66 // Kevin Lee | Stephen Thompson

BJPENN Radio is back tonight at 9PM ET/6PM PT two great guests! 9:15PM ET- First up, former title challenger and No. 7 ranked lightweight in the UFC, “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee. Months removed from a losing effort against Tony Ferguson for the interim lightweight title, Kevin now looks to make the most out of...

Jan 18, 2018 2:25 pm

VIDEO | Anderson Silva Calls Demetrious Johnson the Greatest of All Time

At UFC 216, Demetrious Johnson not only broke Anderson Silva’s title defense record, but did it with a German suplex-cancel into an armbar. He made history by breaking the record, but by possibly pulling off the most spectacular submission ever in the UFC. In classic humble fashion, Anderson Silva recently was asked about Johnson’s status...

Jan 18, 2018 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Francis Ngannou Calls Donald Trump The ‘Shame of America’ in Passionate Speech

In response to President @realDonaldTrump’s recent alleged controversial comments on immigration, UFC heavyweight contender @Francis_Ngannou called Trump “a shame for America.” He said more, too. Hear his impassioned response below. #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/qM6hJSqWYa — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are mere days away from Francis Ngannou rising to the biggest challenge of his career against...

Jan 18, 2018 10:12 am

Jimi Manuwa makes his pick for Daniel Cormier vs. Volkan Oezdemir

This Saturday, in the co-main event of UFC 220, Daniel Cormier and Volkan Oezdemir will collide for the UFC light heavyweight title. All of the light heavyweight division’s top contenders will be watching on intently, eager to know which man they’ll be gunning for come Sunday morning. That includes British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa. Manuwa...

Jan 18, 2018 9:10 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov opens as notable betting favorite over Tony Ferguson

On April 7, in what is likely to be the main event of UFC 223, Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov will battle for the lightweight title. Veteran MMA oddsmakers Joey Oddessa has now released the opening odds for this fight, identifying Nurmagomedov as a -200 favorite, and Ferguson as a +165 underdog. This means that a...

Jan 18, 2018 9:01 am

Max Holloway Hits Frankie Edgar With a Daily Double in a Hilarious Jeopardy Dig

There’s a huge fight card coming up this weekend, but don’t neither fighter involved in the main event at UFC 222 are going to let you forget that they’re a couple of months away. Max Holloway was quick to cleverly use Frankie Edgar’s ‘The Answer’ nickname in interviews and Edgar countered that he indeed had...

Jan 18, 2018 8:04 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Cuts WWE Style Promo for Chanting Fans at Open Workouts

UFC light heavyweight champion @dc_mma: “He may be a good fighter, but I know one thing that Vol-can’t do… and that’s beat Daniel Cormier!” #UFC220 pic.twitter.com/6HNjp24FMN — MMAFighting.com (@MMAFighting) January 18, 2018 We are two — count ’em — two days away from UFC 220 and everything is heating up including Daniel Cormier. Volkan Oezdemir is challenging...

Jan 18, 2018 7:47 am

Uriah Hall recounts terrifying weight-cut, responds to Dana White’s backlash

Uriah Hall was supposed to return to the cage in the co-main event of the UFC’s Saturday debut in St. Louis. Regrettably, a disastrous and harrowing weight cut nixed this plan and left him in a dire situation in the hospital. Hall recounted this terrifying experience in a recent statement on social media. “I know...

Jan 18, 2018 7:04 am

After recent weigh-in trouble, Uriah Hall’s coach discusses potential move to 205

If things had gone according to plan, middleweight staple Uriah Hall would have battled the retiring Vitor Belfort in the co-main event of last weekend’s UFC St. Louis card. Unfortunately, Hall was hospitalized as a result of a botched weight cut, and forced out of this contest thereafter. Shortly after Hall’s weight cut went awry, UFC...

Jan 18, 2018 6:00 am

Cynthia Calvillo is the latest fighter to test positive for marijuana metabolites

Last month, Team Alpha Male strawweight contender Cynthia Calvillo experienced her first career loss, losing a close decision to former champion Carla Esparza. Unfortunately, that’s not where the trouble ends for her. Calvillo has now been notified of a potential UFC anti-doping policy violation after failing an in-competition USADA drug test for the banned substance Carboxy-Tetrahydrocannabinol...

Jan 17, 2018 7:55 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald Shocked to Be the Bellator 192 Co-Main Event

“I’m disappointed, what can I say? Every time you fight for a world championship fighters take pride…it’s a special moment to be a main event for a world title fight. It’s an unfortunate part of it, but I’m not going to let it take my focus away from what my job is and getting that...

Jan 17, 2018 7:14 pm

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier Reacts to Jon Jones Polygraph Test

Daniel Cormier will get questions about Jon Jones for the rest of his life and if this isn’t your first day discovering MMA, you know exactly why. The two have had one the most heated rivalries in the sport’s entire history and despite coming out on the wrong end of each of their fights, reasons...

Jan 17, 2018 6:15 pm

Cris Cyborg: “To be the real champ, I have to go to Bellator”

The post-UFC 219 Cris Cyborg saga continues. The question remains, “what’s next?”. Everyone and their mothers have been searching for possible answers. The option that most have been looking at and everyone is seemingly wanting(except for Cyborg herself) is a super fight with the current UFC bantamweight champion, Amanda Nunes. Nunes, as well as UFC President,...

Jan 17, 2018 5:10 pm

Report | Justin Gaethje vs Dustin Poirier is in the Works!

There is one word that will always follow Justin Gaethje for the rest of his career. You already know what it is…yup, violence. Pretty much every single one of Gaethje’s nineteen professional bouts has been violence personified and that’s just how the former World Series of Fighting champion likes it. In his last fight, he...

Jan 17, 2018 1:59 pm

Chael Sonnen Details His Backstage Altercation With Chuck Liddell

It seems like every couple of months, rumors start up again that MMA legend Chuck Liddell would end his retirement and return to fight at least one more time. The latest inkling was an Instagram post from Wanderlei Silva, but it looks like his previous feud with one Chael Sonnen is still very much alive...

Jan 17, 2018 1:27 pm

Daniel Cormier gives his take on Volkan Oezdemir training with Luke Rockhold

This Saturday, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 220, Switzerland’s Volkan Oezdemir will attempt to steal the light heavyweight title from champion Daniel Cormier. To prepare for this monumental challenge, Oezdemir has been preparing at the talent-rich Combat Club in Lantana, Florida – a space he shares with former middleweight champion and long-time...

Jan 17, 2018 12:47 pm

Darren Till Promises Kamaru Usman Can’t Do to Him What He Did to Emil Meek

It’s 2018 and Darren Till still hasn’t been booked. You can chalk it up to scared opponents, intelligent strategy, or just the UFC’s booking department. Either way, he’s been wanting a fight ever since his dominant performance against veteran Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone. Pretty much every welterweight in the entire division has been in talks for...