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Jun 8, 2017 1:04 pm

Stephen Thompson discusses desired return fight

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 209 showdown with Tyron Woodley for the welterweight championship, a highly anticipated rematch from their UFC 205 co-main event showdown that saw Woodley retain the belt in a majority draw effort. Following the rematch at UFC 209, Thompson...

Jun 8, 2017 11:21 am

Michael Bisping unveils desired potential retirement plan

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been competing in the UFC since 2006, eleven years after his first fight in the UFC, Bisping reigns as the UFC middleweight champion. Despite that, there is a bit of uncertainty regarding when Bisping’s next fight will be. While initially the champ was supposed to defend his middleweight strap...

Jun 8, 2017 11:00 am

Luke Rockhold ready to fill in for Robert Whittaker or Yoel Romero

It has now been nearly an entire year since Luke Rockhold has been in the Octagon. After winning the UFC middleweight championship by defeating Chris Weidman at UFC 194 back in December of 2015, Rockhold was set to have a rematch with Weidman at UFC 199 in June of 2016. Unfortunately, Weidman sustained an injury...

Jun 8, 2017 6:34 am

Daniel Cormier gives his take on why Jon Jones looked unimpressive against ‘OSP’

On July 29, in the main event of UFC 214, former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will return from a lengthy layoff to challenge reigning champion Daniel Cormier for the title. In April of 2016, Jones returned from a similar layoff. Though he was originally expected to challenge Cormier for gold in this 2016 return...

Jun 7, 2017 3:03 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 36 // AJ McKee | Yancy Medeiros

BJPENN.COM Radio is live at 8PM ET/5PM PT with more great guests for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- We kick things off with one of the hottest prospects in MMA, AJ McKee. The Bellator featherweight has yet to taste defeat and has rediscovered a deep passion for the sport, which was evident in his most...

Jun 7, 2017 2:26 pm

VIDEO | Nick Pace shows off slick submission from bottom half guard

Former UFC veteran Nick Pace may have taken a 4 year hiatus from MMA after being released from the UFC in 2011, however he returned to competition in 2015, winning the Cage Fury Fighting Championship bantamweight title, before then defending the belt in February of 2017. Both wins came by submission. In the video above,...

Jun 7, 2017 2:15 pm

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon and Diego Sanchez grappling troops

While the UFC hasn’t done a ‘Fight for the Troops’ card recently, UFC lightweight veterans Diego Sanchez and Joe Lauzon recently went over to Iraq and visited with troops. Despite the men having no mats to train, they attempted to assemble rubber floor tiles in a makeshift grappling area. While the floor continues to come...

Jun 7, 2017 2:10 pm

Max Holloway makes a profound statement on social media to Jose Aldo

A new undisputed champion was crowned in Brazil over the weekend as Max Holloway continued his impressive winning streak, now riding 11 UFC wins in a row. It was no easy task as the young Hawaiian dethroned Jose Aldo in their UFC 212 featherweight title unification bout on Aldo’s home turf. In the first round,...

Jun 7, 2017 2:06 pm

VIDEO | Brotherly love – Fedor and Aleksander Emelianenko spar on blacktop court

There is usually a lot of competition between siblings that train and compete together. The drive and competitive nature between two or more siblings naturally pushes each other to try and come out on top. Here, we take a look at Fedor and Aleksander Emelianenko sparring on a blacktop with one another. Both Fedor and...

Jun 7, 2017 1:18 pm

Conor McGregor shoots up in ranks amongst the world’s highest-paid athletes

It’s hard for the everyday Joe to even fathom the amount of money that the world’s highest paid athletes make as they rake in millions of dollars every year. Forbes released their list of The World’s Highest-Paid Athletes on Wednesday and once again, only one mixed martial arts superstar made their top-100 list. UFC lightweight...

Jun 7, 2017 12:38 pm

Miesha Tate explains why she’s grateful for Ronda Rousey rivalry

In the early days of WMMA, one rivalry shined above all others. Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate are widely credited with being the duo to propel WMMA into the spotlight, and ultimately leading the Fertitta brothers and UFC President Dana White to creating a women’s division in the UFC. Now, with Tate retired, and Ronda...

Jun 7, 2017 10:38 am

Classy Max Holloway praises “GOAT” Jose Aldo, says former champ’s legacy is still intact

Last Saturday, Hawaii’s Max Holloway ventured into Rio de Janeiro’s Jeunesse Arena for a showdown with undisputed featherweight champ and Brazilian hero Jose Aldo. Though he experienced a patch of adversity early on, Holloway surged back in the third round, ultimatately stopping his legendary foe with a storm of punches. Holloway now sits proudly on the...

Jun 7, 2017 10:33 am

Artem Lobov questions whether Floyd Mayweather signs McGregor fight contract

Throughout the course of 2017, talks of a potential boxing match between Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather have continued to progress. Recently, UFC President Dana White finalized McGregor’s half of a contract for a potential boxing match with Mayweather. Despite that, Mayweather has yet to sign his end of the contract, leading Conor McGregor’s teammate...

Jun 7, 2017 10:17 am

Scott Coker on Bellator NYC: this is the best MMA PPV that’s been offered in 2017

On June 24, Bellator MMA will host just the second pay-per-view of its already illustrious history. This pay-per-view, which will broadcast live from Madison Square Garden in New York City, is aptly named “Bellator NYC.” Bellator NYC will be headlined by a light heavyweight grudge match between three-time UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen and Pride...

Jun 7, 2017 9:21 am

Artem Lobov calls for fight with Jose Aldo

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, once-dominant UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had his throne usurped by young Hawaiian star Max Holloway, as he wilted under a swarm of third-round punches. With this outcome, Aldo finds himself at a relatively unfamiliar juncture, no longer a champion but a contender in the crowded...

Jun 7, 2017 8:41 am

Cub Swanson fires back at Frankie Edgar

This past weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with Jose Aldo, where he claimed the undisputed featherweight title. Immediately following the fight, many began to speculate as to who Holloway would defend his title against first, with the general consensus being that former...

Jun 7, 2017 7:39 am

Hector Lombard targeted for August return to the Octagon

On August 19, on a to-be-announced card that is expected to occur in Seattle, Washington, former Bellator middleweight king and one-time welterweight contender Hector Lombard will step back into the Octagon in what looks like a make or break fight. His opponent will not be Vitor Belfort as he previously called for, but towering middleweight...

Jun 6, 2017 1:50 pm

VIDEO | Remembering Kimbo Slice one year since his passing

June 6, 2017, marks one year since the legend Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson passed away at the age of 42. In the video above, we take a look at the work of MMA Fighting’s Esther Lin and her story of getting to know Kimbo throughout his career in mixed martial arts. Kimbo Slice was one...

Jun 6, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTOS | Dillon Danis going for more of a Conor McGregor look?

Dillon Danis has gotten a lot of attention since teaming up with Conor McGregor for his last two fight camps helping with his jiu-jitsu game. Danis was initially brought in to help McGregor for his UFC 202 rematch against Nate Diaz after he was submitted by the Stockton scrapper in their initial meeting at UFC...

Jun 6, 2017 1:36 pm

Tito Ortiz apologizes to Chuck Liddell on Twitter

There has been quite a bit of buzz surrounding a potential return to competition for former UFC light heavyweight champion Chuck Liddell. There was talk from his longtime coach John Hackleman saying his blessing would depend on who the opponent is and Liddell himself did not give a definitive answer on if we will be...

Jun 6, 2017 12:45 pm

VIDEO | JiuJitsu blue belt vs. 235 pound bodybuilder

In the early days of MMA, JiuJitsu was widely regarded to be the most dominant martial art given Royce Gracie’s dominance and success using his family’s Gracie JiuJitsu to win early UFC tournaments. The Gracie family was known for holding events in their gyms which were dubbed ‘Gracie Challenges’ where a practitioner of another martial...

Jun 6, 2017 12:17 pm

Max Holloway welcomes fight with Frankie Edgar

This past weekend at UFC 212, interim featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped into the Octagon with undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo for a highly anticipated showdown in Brazil. Ultimately, Holloway weathered an early storm from Aldo before ultimately finishing the champ via TKO in the third round to claim the undisputed featherweight title. Immediately the...