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Nov 18, 2016 6:31 am

Michael Bisping Agrees to Fight Yoel Romero, Hopes for Spring Date

Not long ago, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping suggested he would turn down a fight with contender Yoel Romero, even if Romero beat former champ Chris Weidman at UFC 205. His reluctance to accept this potential fight was based on Romero’s failing a drug test in early 2016 – which was ultimately deemed to be the result...

Nov 17, 2016 1:10 pm

Conor McGregor had staph infection weeks before Nate Diaz fight

Earlier this year the MMA community was left stunned as MMA veteran Nate Diaz not only defeated Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on just two weeks notice, but also rocked and submitted the featherweight champ. McGregor, who appeared to gas early in the fight, was noticeably drained going into the second...

Nov 17, 2016 12:32 pm

Report | BJ Penn aiming to return this January at UFC Phoenix

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn (16-10-2) was expected to make his octagon return against former UFC featherweight title challenger Ricardo Lamas at last month’s scheduled UFC Fight Night 97 event. However, due to an injury suffered in training camp, “The Prodigy” was forced to pullout of the contest and October’s UFC Manila...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 17, 2016 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry gives prediction for fight with Alan Jouban

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry has been the talk of the MMA community for the past several months. Ahead of his UFC debut, a welterweight scrap with Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202, Perry made headlines for his weigh-in antics, high-fiving ring girls as he walked on stage, before then faking Lim out with a handshake. When...

Nov 17, 2016 6:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley “I don’t believe that fight was a draw. I think I won. So I am ready to move forward”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joined host Chris Taylor on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment where he discussed his UFC 205 “fight of the night” title bout with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. The epic five-round war between ‘T-Wood’ and ‘Wonderboy’ was declared a 47-47 draw by two of the three judges in attendance, with the third judge awarding ‘T-Wood’...

Nov 16, 2016 10:47 am

8:30 PM EST! BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 7 // Louis Smolka | Jorge Masvidal | Tim Boetsch

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with yet another awesome guest lineup! 8:40PM ET- Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka @lastsamuraiufc kicks off the show to discuss his upcoming bout with Ray Borg at UFC 207 later next month. The Hawaii native will give us his take on Borg as an opponent, how he...

Nov 16, 2016 5:46 am

Nate Diaz on Conor McGregor’s Historic UFC 205 Win: It’s a Little Bit Artificial

Last weekend, Irish superstar Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to hold titles in two weight classes simultaneously. He did so by winning the lightweight title from Eddie Alvarez with a beautiful, second-round knockout. This lightweight title joins the UFC featherweight title on his already crowded mantle. In the wake of this massive...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 10:47 am

Conor McGregor predicted his current situation back in 2014

Conor McGregor has grown famous for his ‘Mystic Mac’ predictions before fights. Ahead of his UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez this past weekend that saw McGregor pick up a 2nd round TKO win and claim the lightweight championship, McGregor predicted that he would finish Alvarez in the first round. Interestingly enough, not only did...

Nov 15, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | The brilliant fight IQ of Yoel Romero against Chris Weidman

Fight IQ: A breakdown of Yoel Romero​'s Flying Knee Setup vs C… Fight IQ: A breakdown of Yoel Romero UFC's Flying Knee Setup vs Chris Weidman. Posted by Yoel Romero UFC on Monday, November 14, 2016 Saturday night in New York, top ranked UFC middleweight Yoel Romero returned to the Octagon following his brief suspension...

Nov 13, 2016 3:20 pm

VIDEO | Brian Stann Compares Conor McGregor to Georges St-Pierre

  Conor McGregor will go down in history as the first UFC fighter to hold two titles in two weight classes simultaneously. He achieved this incredible feat last night, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, when he stole the lightweight belt from Eddie Alvarez with a beautiful, second round knockout. This lightweight...

Nov 13, 2016 6:49 am

Conor McGregor makes his big announcement post-fight at UFC 205

Following his historic main event title fight victory over Eddie Alvarez at UFC 205, Irish superstar Conor McGregor dropped some big news. “Mystic Mac”, who became the first fighter in UFC history to hold two belts simultaneously after knocking out Eddie Alvarez last night in New York, revealed that he will be soon be a...

Nov 12, 2016 8:11 pm

UFC 205 Results: Yoel Romero KO’s Chris Weidman

A key middleweight tilt between former champion Chris Weidman (13-2) and surging contender Yoel Romero (13-1) took place during tonight’s UFC 205 main card in New York. Round one begins and Weidman starts things off with a leg kick. He presses forward with a front kick and the lands another low kick. Romero fakes a...

Nov 12, 2016 6:58 pm

UFC 205 Results: Frankie Edgar defeats Jeremy Stephens (highlights)

A key featherweight tilt between former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (21-5-1) and knockout artist Jeremy Stephens (25-13) served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 205 prelims in New York. Round one begins and Stephens throws a left jab to start. He misses with a leg kick. Frankie is utilizing his fantastic footwork early....

Nov 12, 2016 6:21 pm

VIDEO | UFC 205 Results: Khabib Nurmagomedov destroys Michael Johnson

A key lightweight tilt between Khabib Nurmagomedov (24-0) and Michael Johnson (18-11) took place during tonight’s UFC 205 preliminary fight card in New York city. Round one begins and Johnson misses with a left hook to start. Khabib presses forward but eats an uppercut. He backs off and Johnson comes forward with a right. Michael...

Nov 11, 2016 5:41 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Jorge Masvidal: “Tyron Woodley at any moment could just pick Conor McGregor up and end his life”

Earlier today current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley had a rather intense moment backstage at the UFC 205’s weigh ins. Following their brief stare-down backstage, the UFC champions decided to trade barbs on Twitter which resulted in McGregor calling “The Chosen One” a “Twitter bitch” while Woodley fired back...

Nov 11, 2016 12:37 pm

Dana White weighs-in on formation of fighter’s union

Earlier this year, reports surfaced that a fighter’s union had officially been formed. With current and former fighters such as UFC legend Randy Couture, UFC women’s bantamweight Leslie Smith, and MMA veteran Cung Le jumping on-board to name just a few of the fighters. Earlier this week however, top ranked UFC welterweight & lightweight, Donald...

Nov 11, 2016 9:42 am

EXCLUSIVE | Yoel Romero Apperciates Chris Weidman’s Skill, Forgives Him for USADA Comments

Tomorrow night, on the main card of UFC 205, streaking middleweight contender Yoel Romero will collide with former champion Chris Weidman in a bout that could well earn the winner a shot at reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. In advance of this pivotal showdown, Romero made an appearance on BJPenn.com’s Rapid Fire to speak with host Chris...

Nov 10, 2016 6:35 am

Eddie Alvarez goes off on “scrawny, skinny Irishman” Conor McGregor

While it will be just over 48 hours until UFC featherweight superstar Conor Mcgregor and UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez step into the Octagon to square off in a highly anticipated lightweight title fight, the trash talk between the pair is at an all-time high. Wednesday afternoon following the UFC 205 open-workouts, Mystic Mac gave...

Nov 9, 2016 11:07 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk Joins Robin Black to Analyze Her Unique Skill Set

UFC strawweight Joanna Jedrzejczyk is now just days away from her fourth title defense. This defense will see her take on fellow undefeated Polish star Karolina Kowalkiewicz on the main card of UFC 205. The card will go down this Saturday night inside New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden. In advance of this massive...

Nov 9, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | UFC 205: Embedded – Episode 2

UFC 205, which will mark the Octagon’s long-awaited debut in New York City, New York, is now mere days away. As this mammoth event draws ever closer, the UFC has released the second instalment of its Embedded series, which follows the event’s stars as they make their last preparations and complete their final media obligations. The biggest...

Nov 9, 2016 8:49 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor Throws Bottle at Donald Trump in Hilarious Edit

Lol pic.twitter.com/mdGDOUm4pc — Derrick Lewis (@Thebeast_ufc) November 9, 2016 Last night, Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump shocked the world by defeating Hilary Clinton to win the presidency of the United States of America. In the wake of Trump’s big win, a hilarious video has surfaced on social media. This video combines footage of a Trump...

Nov 9, 2016 7:56 am

Yoel Romero Responds to Michael Bisping’s Reluctance to Fight Him

This weekend, on the main card of UFC 205, middleweight contender Yoel Romero will look to extend his win-streak to a whopping 8 by defeating former champ Chris Weidman. If he’s able to do so impressively, it’ll be difficult to deny him a title shot against reigning middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Unfortunately for Romero, Bisping...