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Jun 14, 2015 12:29 pm

UFC 188 Draws Over 21,000 For Return to Mexico City

UFC President Dana White announced the figures of “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” after the conclusion of the event during the post fight press conference. Mexico City Arena housed over 21,036 ravenous fans as they got to see Werdum dethrone Velasquez in the main-event championship bout. The gate was not released, but they broke records...

Jun 14, 2015 12:15 pm

White: ‘No Matter What Gastelum Says, I Won’t Believe He’ll Make 170’

Kelvin Gastelum made his return to the middleweight division at “UFC 188” when he fought veteran Nate Marquardt on the main card. Gastelum looked impressive and forced Marquardt’s corner to call the fight in between the second and third rounds. Gastelum expressed interest in a welterweight return prior to this bout with Marquardt, but UFC...

Jun 14, 2015 12:00 pm

Sonnen: ‘I’d Have Slapped The Mic Out of Rogan’s Hand & Headbutted Him’

After the conclusion of “UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum”, commentator Joe Rogan interviewed the winner and loser of the main-event, as per usual. However, the translator was not in the octagon and Rogan asked Werdum and Velasquez to both translate their answers for the viewers at home and the Spanish-speaking audience in attendance. Chael Sonnen...

Jun 14, 2015 11:58 am

Werdum: ‘Win Over Velasquez Tops Beating Fedor in Strikeforce’

After his dominant victory last night over Cain Velasquez at “UFC 188”, the argument could be made that Fabricio Werdum is the greatest heavyweight in mixed martial arts history. Velasquez, without a doubt, has been the most dominant heavyweight in the octagon since Randy Couture. His performances over Junior dos Santos and Antonio Silva were...


Jun 14, 2015 11:26 am

WATCH! ‘Cyborg’ In Beast Mode Training for Fight Next Month

Invicta FC Women’s Featherweight Champion Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino is looking like a monster as she prepares for her fight with Faith Van Duin. The fight is set to take place at “INVICTA FC 13” and will take place on July 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Ronda Rousey is set to defend her UFC Women’s Bamtamweight...

Jun 14, 2015 10:51 am

Velasquez on Having 2 Weeks to Adjust to Altitude: ‘Maybe That Wasn’t Enough’

Cain Velasquez walked into the octagon for the first time in almost two years on Saturday night at “UFC 188”. Fabricio Werdum stood across from him in the opposite corner and the two fought to decide the fate of the Undisputed UFC Heavyweight Championship. What was thought to be Velasquez’s biggest advantage over his heavyweight...

Jun 14, 2015 10:40 am

GSP “Fails” Physical Challenge, but Still Looks Like a Monster

What Georges St. Pierre counts as a fail, most people would kill to be able to do. It is no secret that St. Pierre credits a lot of his physical accolades to gymnastics, and he shows off his strength and coordination in the video below. Failed a challenge today at the gym but still get...

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 14, 2015 10:03 am

Wanderlei Silva’s Insane Reaction to Werdum’s Win at UFC 188

Wanderlei Silva is a happy man! Several weeks ago, his lifetime ban was lifted and now his good friend Fabricio Werdum just became the UFC Heavyweight Champion! Werdum walked into the octagon as the underdog on enemy soil at UFC 188 when he squared off with Cain Velasquez in Mexico. Velasquez’s conditioning, usually an advantage,...

Jun 14, 2015 10:00 am

WATCH! Anderson Silva Spars, Looks as Fast and Sharp as Ever

Anderson “The Spider” Silva is being forced to sit on the sidelines while he awaits his hearing with the Nevada State Athletic Commission. In the meantime, Silva is staying in top shape by training and is looking as quick as he ever has. When do you think we will see Silva back in the octagon,...

Jun 14, 2015 9:50 am

UFC Releases Statement on Controversial Jose Aldo Drug Testing

The UFC has released an official statement regarding the drama surrounding Jose Aldo’s recent drug-testing snafu. The situation was a mess and caused challenger Conor McGregor to call the champion, his UFC 189 opponent, a weasel. Of course, the situation was sorted out and Aldo eventually took the tests. The following is UFC’s statement, which...

Jun 14, 2015 8:05 am

UFC 188’s Alvarez/Melendez Scorecard REVEALED!

As Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the octagon on Saturday night, fans had high hopes that the lightweights would put on a “Fight of the Year” worthy performance, but they didn’t even earn fight of the night honors. Alvarez and Melendez got off to ta slow start where neither fighter wanted to get...

Jun 14, 2015 7:51 am

‘2 or 3 Months? I Prepared For this Fight for 2 Years!’

In February 2015, it was announced that Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum would be meeting at UFC 188 to unify their heavyweight championships in Mexico City, Mexico. While the fight was announced three months from the fight date, Werdum admits he has been preparing for this fight for almost two years. “I prepared for this...

Jun 14, 2015 6:47 am

Twitter Reacts to Werdum’s Dominant Victory over Velasquez at UFC 188

Fabricio Werdum walked into Mexico City, Mexico as the underdog but walked out with the gold slung over his shoulder. He matched Cain Velasquez’s pace in the opening round, then started to outwork the former champion in the second round before submitting him in the third. Not only did Werdum out-grapple the wrestler, but he...

Jun 14, 2015 3:00 am

Joe Rogan Looking FABULOUS Wearing Weave Before UFC 188

Joe Rogan may be mixed up in some drama with the likes of Chael Sonnen and Cathal Pendred, but that doesn’t mean he can’t have a little fun! Arianny Celeste and Joe Rogan kick it before they went back to the grind at “UFC 188” in Mexico City, Mexico and had some fun backstage! Rogan...

Jun 14, 2015 2:00 am

Rogan Talks About the Terrible Air Quality in Mexico City After UFC 188

“UFC 188: Velasquez vs. Werdum” will always be remembered as one of the most important cards in heavyweight fighting history. Werdum cemented his legacy as one of the all-time greats when he dethroned Velasquez in spectacular fashion, but one has to ask how much the altitude impacted Velasquez’s performance. The altitude and air quality hindered...

Jun 14, 2015 2:00 am

Rousey WOWED By Photographer’s Magic In Photoshoot

UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey was recently featured in Rolling Stone and photographer Peggy Sirota worked some ridiculous magic on her pictures! The photo shown below is actually two separate shots merged together; Peggy supplied the bottom two photographs to show what they originally looked like. Pic by @peggysirota for @rollingstone – it was...

Jun 14, 2015 12:36 am

Who should be next to fight Fabricio Werdum?

Fabricio Werdum became the undisputed baddest man on the planet Saturday night in Mexico City, this by defeating Cain Velasquez in the main event of UFC 188. “Vai Cavalo” was able to dismantle Cain Velasquez on the feet during the opening 10 minutes of their championship fight before eventually submitting the now former champion in...

Jun 13, 2015 10:51 pm

UFC 188 Bonus Report: Werdum earns an extra 50k for his upset win over Velasquez

Tonight’s UFC 188 pay-per-view event in Mexico City produced some memorable fights and thrilling finishes. Four UFC fighters walked away from the event with bonuses, as Patrick Williams, Fabricio Werdum, Yair Rodriguez and Charles Rosa all pocketed and extra $50,000 for their respective efforts. Fight of the night: Rosa vs Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez showcased some...

Jun 13, 2015 10:10 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 188: ‘Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Post-Fight Press Conference LIVE!

Immediately following tonight’s UFC 188 event fight fans are invited right here on BJPENN.COM to watch our live and free stream of the UFC 188 post-fight press conference. Hear from Dana White and other performers from tonight’s card using the player above. If video does not load click here to be redirected to the UFC’s...

Jun 13, 2015 9:12 pm

UFC 188 Results: Eddie Alvarez Battles Through Swollen Eye To Grab Split Decision

A much anticipated fight between Eddie Alvarez and Gilbert Melendez just went down during UFC 188’s co-main event. At the start both fighters felt each other out. Melendez landed a few nice jabs in a row. Alvarez came in and Melendez rocked him bad with a right hand. Alvarez moved back and Melendez moved forward....

Jun 13, 2015 8:35 pm

UFC 188 Results: Kelvin Gastelum Puts A Beating On Marquardt, Forcing Him to Quit

Middleweights Kelvin Gastelum and Nate Marquardt fought in the main cards third fight. Gastelum was the aggressor early. He landed a few nice leg kicks. Gastelum backed Marquardt to the cage and landed some big punches. Marquardt came forward and landed a nice punch combo. They clinched and Marquardt landed a big knee. Marquardt leaped...

Jun 13, 2015 7:36 pm

UFC 188 Results: Tecia Torres Wins The Clinch Game, Picks Up UD Win

The first fight of UFC 188’s main card was between UFC strawweights Angela Hill and Tecia Torres. Torres landed a few nice leg kicks early. Hill pressed Torres, backing her up. Torres ducked under and clinched Hill against the cage. She landed a knee to Hill’s body. Hill reversed positions briefly, then Torres got her...

Jun 13, 2015 6:51 pm

UFC 188 Results: Henry Cejudo Uses Grappling To Secure Unanimous Decision

The featured prelim was between UFC flyweights Chico Camus and Henry Cejudo. Cejudo came out with a jab, then a front body kick. Both fighters swung with big punches during an exchange, then Cejudo moved in and got the clinch against the cage. Camus got free. Cejudo tried to clinch again but was unable to....

Jun 13, 2015 6:10 pm

UFC 188 Results: Efrain Escudero Forces Dober To Tap In Under A Minute

Efrain Escudero and Drew Dober duked it out in the third fight on FX. Right way they came at each other. Dover threw a head kick and Escudero tried him with a leg kick. Escudero pounced on him and looked to take advantage. Similar to the fight with Williams and Perez, Escudero locked in a...

Jun 13, 2015 5:48 pm

UFC 188 Results: Patrick Williams Gets The First Finish Of The Night In 23 Seconds

Bantamweights Alejandro Perez and Patrick Williams met in the octagon for the second fight on FX prelims. With the first punch of the fight Williams rocked Perez. He rushed in to finish. Perez managed to scramble up, but Williams immediately locked in a standing guillotine and held it until Perez went limp in his arms. It...