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Jul 6, 2015 2:17 pm

UFC Fighters React to Gilbert Melendez’s Failed Drug Test

UFC confirmed on Monday afternoon that lightweight Gilbert Melendez has been suspended for a year due to a failed UFC 188 post fight drug test. In an official statement released by the Ultimate Fighting Championship, they stated that his urine sample came back positive for “exogenous origin of testosterone metabolites”. UFC fighters took to social...

Jul 6, 2015 11:03 am

This Weekend’s “UFC 189” Finalized with 11 Fights

After way too many card changes, this Saturday’s “UFC 189” lineup is complete with eleven total fights taking place. Conor McGregor and Chad Mendes will be fighting in the main-event for the interim UFC Featherweight Championship after Jose Aldo was forced to pull out due to a rib injury. Robbie Lawler will make his first...

Jul 5, 2015 7:05 pm

Mendes Believes Wrestling Is Key to Victory at UFC 189 against McGregor

Chad Mendes has been preparing for this moment his entire life. He has failed twice at securing gold at the expense of Jose Aldo; Aldo had bested once by decision and once by knockout. At “UFC 189”, Mendes will have the opportunity to shut down Aldo’s rival to secure another shot at dethroning “King” Jose...


Jun 28, 2015 8:50 am

UFC Fighters React to Romero’s Upset Win over Machida

Yoel Romero stepped into the octagon on Saturday night as the underdog, but walked out with his hands held high in victory after defeating Lyoto Machida. The main card of “UFC Fight Night 70” was filled with finishes on Saturday night, but no finish was as shocking as Romero’s over Machida. Romero took Machida down...

Jun 28, 2015 5:00 am

‘UFC Fight Night 70: Romero vs. Machida’ Draws Sell Out Crowd

Lyoto Machida and Yoel Romero drew a sell out crowd at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida on Saturday night. During the “UFC Fight Night 70” post fight press conference, UFC PR rep Dave Lockett announced 5,604 fans flocked to the venue to watch Romero pull off an upset win over...

Jun 27, 2015 11:21 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero’ Results

UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero takes place tonight in Hollywood, FL. The main event between former UFC light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and olympic medalist Yoel Romero is a huge fight for the division. Machida aims to rebound from a tough loss to Luke Rockhold and wants to keep his name in title talks, while...

Jun 26, 2015 2:54 pm

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Edition

The weigh-ins are in the books and it’s official, UFC Fight Night: Machida vs. Romero will go down tomorrow night in Hollywood, FL, on FOX Sports 1 and 2. In the main event former champ Lyoto Machida will square off against Yoel Romero in a battle that means a lot to both men. Machida wants...

Jun 26, 2015 2:30 pm

REPLAY ‘UFC Fight Night: Machida Vs. Romero’ Weigh-Ins

Lyoto Machida looks to rebound from a brutal loss to Luke Rockhold by taking out olympic medalist Yoel Romero. The fights go down tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1, but the weigh-ins took place today right here on BJPENN.COM.   “The Crippler” Update — ‘I’ve Got 2000 Students… No Desire To Compete’

Jun 26, 2015 6:29 am

‘UFC Fight Night 71: Mir vs. Duffee’ set with 13 bouts

The octagon will return to the state of California next month for UFC Fight Night 71, a 13-bout fight card which takes place July 15 live from the Valley View Casino Center in San Diego. The event, which will air on FOX Sports 1 and UFC Fight Pass, is headlined by a heavyweight bout featuring...

Jun 23, 2015 8:43 am

UFC 190: Rousey vs. Correia Fight Card Finalized

It’s official, the full lineup of fights is set for UFC 190. We’ve known the majority of the fights on the card for a while, but with some recent changes to other UFC events a few of the fights have been shuffled around and new ones added. Most notably, the finals for TUF: Brazil have...

Jun 23, 2015 6:41 am

Former UFC title holder Carla Esparza out 6-8 months!

Former UFC strawweight champion Carla Esparza (10-3 MMA) will be on the shelf for the next 6-8 months. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 20” took to twitter to announce the news: I will be undergoing surgery as a result of a shoulder injury from my last fight. I will be out6-8months. http://t.co/1gtL5dS6y4 —...

Jun 22, 2015 7:00 am

UFC’s Return to Ireland Confirmed

Conor McGregor brought the crowd to their feet in Dublin, Ireland at UFC Fight Night 46 when the sold-out crowd watched him dominate Diego Brandao. Ireland will now get another opportunity to show their support for the UFC as executive Dave Allen confirmed a return to Ireland in the near future. “The date is set,...

Jun 21, 2015 9:00 pm

Final “UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” Card Is Stacked, 11 Fights Confirmed

“UFC 189: Aldo vs. McGregor” is set to be one of the company’s biggest pay-per-views in history. Dana White claims that it going to break 1,000,000 buys and it’s because of the amazing double main event, highlighting two title fights. The card is set to take place in Las Vegas on July 11th. Conor McGregor...

Jun 19, 2015 2:59 pm

UFC Release Full Anti-Doping Policy To The Public

  As announced in early June, as part of UFC’s Athlete Marketing and Development Program, the United States Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) will serve as the independent third-party administrator of UFC’s year-round Anti-Doping Policy beginning on July 1, 2015. USADA is universally recognized as the premier anti-doping agency, whose sole mission is to protect the rights...

Jun 18, 2015 9:57 am

UFC Champ Weidman Taking McGregor Over Aldo

“I love Aldo. I’m a big fan of Aldo but I think McGregor’s winning the fight. I think [McGregor] finishes him, TKO. End of the second round. “It’s crazy. Trust me, I know the world’s going to end if he wins the fight. Everybody wants to see [McGregor] lose, besides the UFC. I think he’s...

Jun 15, 2015 9:38 am

Holloway/Oliveira Headline UFC’s Return to Canada

Hawaiian native Max Holloway will have to wait to travel back to his home for a UFC event as he has just been booked for UFC’s debut in Saskatoon, Canada! Star Phoenix confirmed the news with UFC sources. Coming fresh off a nationally televised victory on FOX, Holloway will be looking to continue his winning...

Jun 14, 2015 10:16 am

Twitter Reacts to Alvarez’s Shocking Win over Melendez at UFC 188

Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez left it all in the octagon Saturday night at UFC 188. While their long awaited bout wasn’t the “fight of the year” critics thought it would be, Alvarez and Melendez showed a ton of fighting spirit in the second and third rounds that brought the crowd to their feet. Melendez...

Jun 9, 2015 3:19 pm

Boxing Bests UFC In Weekend Ratings War — OUCH!

The UFC ate a big haymaker from boxing over the weekend in the form of ratings. Here’s the breakdown: UFC Fight Night 68– 950,000 average viewers during the main card broadcast on FOX Sports 1, with 782,000 viewers during the prelim broadcast. This was the third highest Fight Night event so far this year. HBO’s...

Jun 9, 2015 2:04 pm

Jury Out, Barboza Booked Against New FOX Opponent

  UFC lightweight Myles ‘Fury’ Jury has been pulled from his scheduled fight with Edson Barboza at UFC on FOX 16, which takes place on July 25 in Chicago. A reason for the withdraw has not been released but the UFC have announced a new opponent for Barboza. He will now take on the undefeated...

Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 8, 2015 6:04 pm

Bantamweights McMann and Nunes Signed for UFC Fight Night 74

Amanda Nunes has the opportunity to jump up the women’s bantamweight rankings when she meets Sara McMann at UFC Fight Night 74 in Nashville, Tennessee. The bout is set to take place in August in Bridgestone Arena. UFC officials confirmed the bout with Fox Sports. Nunes wants to prove she deserved her place in the...

Jun 8, 2015 12:11 pm

Chad Mendes – ‘UFC Made It Clear They Didn’t Want to Lose Me’

Chad Mendes may be one of the UFC’s most valuable assets in the featherweight division. Other than his two championship fights with Jose Aldo, “Money” hasn’t lost a fight with a record of 17-2. He is one of the few featherweights that consistently puts on entertaining fights and could make for an interesting matchup against...

Jun 7, 2015 9:09 pm

UFC 188 Card Final with 13 Bouts, Prelims Set to Air on FX

UFC 188 is less than six days away! Cain Velasquez makes his long awaited return to the octagon when he intends to unify his UFC Heavyweight Championship with Fabricio Werdum’s interim championship. Werdum was originally slated to face Velasquez at UFC 180, but the champion was forced to pull out due to injury. Gilbert Melendez...

Jun 6, 2015 12:19 pm

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Hendo vs. Boetsch’ Results

UFC Fight Night 68: ‘Dan Henderson vs. Tim Boetsch’ went down Saturday in New Orleans. The MMA legend took on ‘The Barbarian’ and returned to greatness in quick order. Here’s the full results: Main Card: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) Tim Boetsch vs. Dan Henderson- Dan Henderson wins via KO at :28 of round...

Jun 5, 2015 10:08 am

Michael Johnson vs. Beneil Dariush set for UFC Fight Night 74

A key lightweight bout between Michael Johnson and Beneil Dariush is the latest addition to August’s UFC Fight Night 74 event in Nashville. UFC officials announced the fight today via FOXSports.com. Michael “The Menace” Johnson (16-8 MMA) was most recently seen in action at February’s UFC Fight Night event in Brazil, where he earned a...

Jun 3, 2015 5:00 am

Eddie Gordon vs. Antonio Carlos Junior set for UFC Fight Night 70

A middleweight bout between former “TUF” winners Eddie Gordon and Antonio Carlos Junior has been added to June’s UFC Fight Night 70 event in Florida. UFC officials recently announced the news. The winner of “The Ultimate Fighter Season 19”, Eddie Gordon (7-3 MMA), will be looking to snap a two-fight losing skid when he faces...