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Oct 19, 2016 10:14 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier & Anthony Johnson have first UFC 206 staredown

On December 10th, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson will step into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 206 in Canada in a highly anticipated light heavyweight rematch for the UFC light heavyweight championship. The fight, which was announced earlier this month as the co-main event...

Oct 17, 2016 4:34 pm

Pros react to GSP’s free agency announcement

Georges Saint Pierre’s announcement of becoming a free agent rocked the mixed martial arts world on Monday. After weekend rumors of GSP possibly returning to the UFC to take on fellow former champion Anderson Silva, it appears as if we won’t be seeing the longest defending welterweight champion in UFC history. Check out what fighters...

Oct 17, 2016 3:43 pm

Ben Askren calls out Georges St-Pierre following news of free agency

Following news of former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges Saint Pierre becoming a free agent, ONE FC champion Ben Askren has officially called out GSP. The longtime UFC champ broke the news of his free agency on Monday’s edition of The MMA Hour, and Askren must have been listening, as he tweeted this just minutes after...


Oct 17, 2016 1:38 pm

GSP Discusses His Options as a Free Agent

This afternoon, the MMA world was tipped on its axis be the news that former UFC welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre had entered free agency. This news, of course, was in glaring contradiction to rumors that St-Pierre might be returning at UFC 206 this December 10 in Toronto. Shortly after making this announcement on The MMA...

Oct 17, 2016 12:21 pm

BREAKING! Georges St-Pierre announces that he is now a free agent

Shocking news broke on today’s edition of The MMA Hour with Ariel Helwani. Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre announced that he has terminated his contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship and is now a free agent. Huge news! Georges St. Pierre tells @arielhelwani on #TheMMAHour he has terminated his contract with the UFC. —...

Oct 17, 2016 7:52 am

VIDEO | Dana White discusses the return of Nick Diaz

Nick Diaz has not competed inside of the octagon since his unanimous decision loss to Anderson Silva at 183 which occurred in January of 2015. That loss was eventually turned in to a no-contest, this after “The Spider” tested positive for steroids in his post-fight drug test. In addition to Silva’s failure, Nick Diaz tested...

Oct 16, 2016 5:43 pm

On This Day in MMA History: Michael Bisping Defeats Yoshihiro Akiyama In Back-and-Forth War

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by scoring a beautiful, first-round knockout over middleweight champion Luke Rockhold. Earlier this month, the Brit defended the middleweight title he stole from Rockhold with a hard-fought unanimous decision victory over a former foil in Dan Henderson. Unexpected as it is,...

Oct 16, 2016 9:27 am

VIDEO| Dana White Officially Shuts Down GSP Return at UFC 206 in Toronto

Bad news, fight fans. Despite plenty of speculation to the contrary, Georges St-Pierre will not be competing at UFC 206 in Toronto. UFC President Dana White shut down any surviving hope of a GSP comeback in the Ontario capital in a recent interview with FS1’s Jay and Dan. “GSPs’ not fighting in Toronto,” White told the...

Oct 15, 2016 3:06 pm

Former UFC champion Vitor Belfort officially retires following UFC 204

Former light heavyweight champion and MMA pioneer Vitor Belfort has officially retired from mixed martial arts. Following his co-main event fight with Gegard Mousasi, which he lost via TKO, former UFC champion Vitor Belfort announced his retirement from MMA. Quem não conhecesse os seus erros não é digno de liderar a si mesmo, quanto mais...

Oct 14, 2016 9:55 am

Oddsmakers Identify Cormier vs. Rumble 2 as a Pick ‘Em Fight

On December 10, the UFC will return to Toronto, Ontario, Canada with UFC 206. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier, and brick-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. These two fighters, of course, have some history together. Back in May of 2015, Rumble was scheduled for a...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 13, 2016 8:06 am

Details emerge on delay in Georges St-Pierre’s return

While reports have continued to emerge that Georges St-Pierre will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206, there is reportedly one major hang-up that is keeping the former welterweight kingpin out of the Octagon. After several reports regarding GSP’s return were released throughout the course of the past few weeks, St-Pierre himself spoke about...

Oct 12, 2016 8:51 am

Chael Sonnen’s advice to Conor McGregor regarding trash talk

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has undoubtably become one of the biggest figures in the MMA world, if not the single biggest. McGregor brash persona parallels the likes of Boxing legend Muhammad Ali, who used to frequently talk trash to his opponents in an extremely elaborate way, while promoting himself with over-the-top speeches. Before McGregor...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Oct 11, 2016 2:23 pm

5 of the worst weight cuts in UFC history

Weight cutting is probably the least fun and most difficult part of a fight camp. While some UFC fighters only cut 5-10 pounds to make weight, others have the misfortune of cutting 20 pounds or more. We here at BJPenn.com have compiled five of the worst weight cuts in UFC history. Take a look below!...

Oct 11, 2016 9:23 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre Promises Comeback News in “A Few Weeks Maximum.”

Earlier this year, we learned that Canadian MMA superstar Georges St-Pierre was interested in making a return to the Octagon. This prospective comeback would mark the former welterweight champion’s first steps into the cage since a razor thin title fight with Johny Hendricks back in 2013. Though St-Pierre initially expressed interest in a jump to...

Oct 9, 2016 4:22 pm

Gegard Mousasi likes Michael Bisping but would beat him “easy”

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi picked up an impressive second-round TKO victory over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at yesterday’s UFC 204 event in Manchester, England. (Watch the highlights here). The victory marked Mousasi’s third in a row, as he had previously scored victories over Thiago Santos and Thales Leites respectively. The Armenian spoke about...

Oct 9, 2016 11:10 am

Twitter Reacts to Gegard Mousasi’s Defeat of Vitor Belfort

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’s been chasing since his days under the Affliction banner in 2009: Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Though the bout was undoubtedly a better late than never situation, Mousasi made good on this long-awaited opportunity. In the first round,...

Oct 8, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold rooting for Dan Henderson at UFC 204

It’s no secret that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold have a very storied rivalry. The pair first met in the Octagon in 2014 in Sydney, Australia in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 55’. While Bisping had stated before the fight that he got the better of...

Oct 7, 2016 12:43 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping shuts down heckler at UFC 204 weigh-in

At the UFC 204 weigh-in Friday afternoon, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson hit the scales ahead of their scheduled fight on Saturday night. While the staredown was certainly an intense one, with quite a bit of trash being talking by the middleweight champ, arguably the most intense moment of the event came when ‘The Count’...

Oct 7, 2016 10:49 am

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson weigh-in staredown

In the main event of UFC 204 tomorrow, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping will put his middleweight championship belt on the line in Manchester, England as he steps into the Octagon against MMA legend Dan Henderson. For Bisping, the fight will not only give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 knockout loss...

Oct 7, 2016 8:11 am

Video | “Jacare” Souza Says Luke Rockhold “F**ked Up the Entire Division”

Earlier this year, in the main event of UFC 199, Michael Bisping shocked the world by knocking out Luke Rockhold to win the UFC middleweight title. Tomorrow night, in the main event of UFC 204, Bisping will attempt to defend his new title against a former foil in Dan Henderson. While this fight’s built-in revenge...

Oct 6, 2016 1:12 pm

Daniel Cormier and Anthony Johnson go at it on Twitter

Just hours after their rematch was officially announced for UFC 206 in Toronto, light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier and Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson took to Twitter to stir up the pot with some trash talk. See for yourself how the exchanges went down! Let's bang then! Let's see how you handle getting hit as much as...

Oct 5, 2016 7:42 pm

Georges St-Pierre says he will be making a big announcement next week!

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has not competed inside the octagon since his November of 2013 split-decision victory over Johny Hendricks at UFC 167 in Las Vegas. The Canadian mixed martial arts legend, St-Pierre, recently spoke with Quebec sports media outlet “RDS” where he claimed that a big announcement is coming next week. @adirthe...

Oct 5, 2016 5:33 pm

Daniel Cormier set to defend his UFC light heavyweight title at UFC 206 in Toronto

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier will return to the Octagon to defend his title at UFC 206 in Toronto, Canada. The event is scheduled to take place on December 10. Cormier made his announcement on Wednesday night’s “UFC Tonight” show on FOX Sports 1. Cormier is slated to face Anthony “Rumble” Johnson in another...

Oct 5, 2016 2:17 pm

Jon Jones NSAC hearing postponed

It looks as though the MMA community will have to wait longer for the return of pound for pound kingpin, interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. After it was revealed last month that Jones would be appearing in front of the NSAC on October 10th along with Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor, who could be...