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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 1:44 pm

Al Iaquinta Confirms He’s Fully Retired from Fighting

On November 12, the UFC will make it’s long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Given that this event marks the organization’s first trip to The Big Apple, it unsurprisingly sought to fill the card’s lineup with New York based fighters. One of those fighters was Wantagh, New York’s Al Iaquinta, who was...

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass to discuss retirement, contract dispute

Jose Aldo shocked the MMA world when he announced his intent to retire. After Conor McGregor’s fight win Eddie Alvarez was made official, the interim featherweight champion accused the UFC of going back on their word in offering him the McGregor rematch following Aldo’s win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Aldo revealed that he...

Oct 12, 2016 8:07 am

Brendan Schaub: Conor McGregor has to knock out Eddie Alvarez to win

With exactly one month until UFC 205, where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will square off with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship, the hype surrounding the event continues to increase! The fight, which not only gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

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 1:20 pm

VIDEO | Firas Zahabi Says Conor McGregor Doesn’t Have Time To Address Cardio Problems

Firas Zahabi, who is the head honcho at Montreal’s Tristar gym, is renowned as one of the finest coaches in mixed martial arts. Given that he’s the man behind dominant forces like Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, and the teacher of talents like Joanne Calderwood, Joe Duffy, Nordine Taleb and Zach Makovsky, that reputation should...

Oct 11, 2016 8:44 am

Former Dallas Cowboy Greg Hardy Prepping for Jump to MMA

Earlier this year, we saw former WWE star CM Punk, a man with no real martial arts experience, make a foray into the perilous world of mixed martial arts. It did not go well for him. Now, former NFL defensive end Greg Hardy, who has a similar deficit in terms of martial arts experience, is poised to...

Oct 10, 2016 9:13 am

Michael Bisping Rips Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping avenged an ugly, 2009 loss to Dan Henderson with a hard-fought unanimous decision win. Not everyone believed he deserved that win, however. In the wake of Bisping’s defeat of Henderson – which marked his first successful defense as middleweight king –...

Oct 9, 2016 4:26 pm

ICYMI: ABC Approves Changes to MMA’s Unified Rules, Attempts to Improve Scoring Criteria

In August, the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, the association approved some fairly major changes to MMA’s Unified Rules. Perhaps the most significant of these changes pertain to the language of MMA’s rather archaic scoring system. Good news, considering scoring controversies – like...

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 1:09 pm

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC 204

On Saturday night, the UFC took over beautiful Manchester, England with UFC 204. In the evening’s headliner, we saw middleweight champion Michael Bisping take a contentious decision from retiring challenger Dan Henderson. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we watched on as Gegard Mousasi took out a fading legend in Brazil’s Vitor Belfort. Elsewhere on the main...

Oct 9, 2016 11:28 am

PHOTO | Judges scorecards from UFC 204 Henderson vs. Bisping main event

Michael Bisping scored a unanimous decision victory over Dan Henderson in the main event of UFC 204 yesterday in Manchester, thus retaining his UFC middleweight championship. “The Count” was nearly finished in the fight’s opening round, this after Henderson landed one of his famous “H-Bombs” which sent Michael crashing to the canvas. Unfortunately for fans...

Oct 9, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson’s Backstage Interview

On Saturday night, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought his last fight as a professional mixed martial artist. He did so against an old rival in England’s Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight title on the line. Though Henderson nearly stopped his foe on punches in the first and second rounds, and found some success with...

Oct 9, 2016 8:16 am

Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson’s Retirement from MMA

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to...

Oct 8, 2016 2:21 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz: Fighters are jealous of Conor McGregor’s money

Prior to UFC 202 back in August, UFC President Dana White stated that Conor McGregor would need to return to featherweight to defend his featherweight strap after his rematch with Nate Diaz. Ultimately however, after McGregor picked up his majority decision win over Diaz back in August, he signed on to fight Eddie Alvarez in...

Oct 8, 2016 11:40 am

UFC 204 fight day betting odds

Tonight, the UFC will hit Manchester, England for the UFC 204 Pay-Per View, which takes place from the Manchester Arena. The event is certainly a highly anticipated one, which will be headlined by a middleweight rematch seven years in the making. Several fights which have garnered interest from fans specifically include Danny Roberts vs. Mike...

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 8, 2016 9:48 am

Michael Bisping predicts 3rd round finish of Dan Henderson

Tonight in Manchester, England. Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon for his first middleweight title defense. The fight will not only give Bisping the opportunity to defend the middleweight championship in front of the English fans, but it will also give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 KO loss to Dan...

Oct 7, 2016 9:09 pm

Source reveals Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205, Conor McGregor’s stock is at an all-time high. After suffering the first loss of his UFC career back in March at the hands of Nate Diaz, McGregor was able to avenge the loss at UFC 202 as he picked up a majority decision win over the Stockton superstar. While there was...

Oct 7, 2016 5:45 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Anderson Silva rumored for UFC 206

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre spoke with Canadian Sports Outlet “RDS” two days ago and stated that he would be making a “big announcement” next week. Rumors are now swirling that GSP’s big announcement could be a super-fight with former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson “The Spider” Silva, which would headline the UFC 206 pay-per-view event...

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 6, 2016 12:05 pm

Five fights added to UFC 206

Five more fights have been added to UFC 206 following the announcement of Daniel Cormier’s rematch with Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson headlining the card. The UFC is currently rounding out the card in their return to Toronto, having added Landro Vanatta, who impressed in spite of a losing effort to Tony Ferguson, against Canadian MMA veteran...

Oct 6, 2016 10:59 am

Nate Diaz given public warning from USADA for UFC 202 CBD oil vaping incident

Over a month has passed since Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on their exciting battle in the Octagon at UFC 202. Following the fight, Nate Diaz was seen smoking a vape pen and was asked about it by the media. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said at the UFC 202 post-fight press conference (transcribed by MMA...

Oct 6, 2016 9:34 am

Daniel Cormier explains why he didn’t fight Anthony Johnson at UFC 205

Recently, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and light heavyweight #1 contender Anthony Johnson took to Twitter to exchange verbal blows. Johnson called Cormier out for a fight at UFC 205, the UFC’s inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden, however Cormier was quick to shut down the idea, claiming his analyst duties for Fox...

Oct 6, 2016 8:35 am

Tyson Fury admits to cocaine usage: “l don’t want to live anymore”

News surfaced recently that Boxing heavyweight world champion Tyson Fury had failed a drug test for cocaine. The news came just days after Fury had pulled out of his rematch against Wladimir Klitschko on September 23rd for unidentified reasons, stating he was deemed “medically unfit” to fight. While it was expected that Fury would be...