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Nov 29, 2014 11:00 am

McGregor Opens Up As Massive Favorite Over Siver

Vegas oddsmakers are showing no lover to Germany’s Dennis Siver. In a startling opening-line, the UFC Fight Night 59 main event boasts one of the most lopsided betting-odds in modern MMA history. Check the lines: (via BestFightOdds.com)  

Nov 29, 2014 10:52 am

Tate: “My ultimate goal, fight Rousey for the belt again”

  Hands down, Miesha Tate has given Ronda Rousey her toughest fight to-date. In their last bout it took the champ three-rounds to finish her foe, a first for the quick finishing Ronda Rousey. In a recent posting to her instagram, Tate made the call for a third encounter. Check it: “This time last year...

Nov 29, 2014 10:45 am

Fan Vote Shows Edgar Favored Over McGregor For Title Shot

Frankie “The Answer” Edgar wants his rematch against Jose Aldo, and according to this poll, you want the same. Check it: The numbers don't lie. I do it with my fighting not my talking. @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/PlaQULhlNG — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) November 26, 2014 Were the McGregor fans properly heard?

Nov 29, 2014 10:28 am

Booking Roundup: 7 Fights Added To Upcoming UFC Events

  The Thanksgiving Holiday didn’t slow down the UFC’s matchmaking department. This week, we have confirmed the addition of several bout additions to upcoming events. As we previously reported on BJPENN.COM, Ryan Bader will face Phil Davis at UFC on FOX 14. Ian McCall vs. John Lineker is back on the books, this time though,...


Nov 29, 2014 10:14 am

Rockhold Prepping To Save UFC 184

Fresh off his win over Michael Bisping, Luke Rockhold is looking to take the shortest path to a shot at UFC gold. The AKA trained fighter is going as far as, to train and prepare for a fight he doesn’t even have, just incase someone gets hurt. Check it: (Via MMAJunkie.com) “It’s a little premature...

Nov 29, 2014 10:09 am

Barao Putting Down Pizza In Pursuit Of World Title

“After what happened, I improved my way of feeding and saw that I have to train more. I stopped eating junk food, now I’m eating athlete food. I used to eat a lot of pizza, pasta. I’m more disciplined and following my nutritionist’s orders.” Former UFC bantamweight champion, Renan Barao tells the Brazilian Media that...

Nov 29, 2014 9:46 am

“CONGRATS!”

Top UFC flyweight fighter, Joseph Benavidez, and his UFC Fight Pass reporter girlfriend, Megan Olivi, have agreed to spend eternity together. News of the duo’s engagement broke yesterday, here’s their announcement. "I was wondering if you wouldn't mind marrying me too much…"❤️ pic.twitter.com/jXgBywlsj9 — Joseph Benavidez (@JoeJitsu) November 28, 2014 Congrats!

Nov 29, 2014 9:42 am

Conor McGregor’s Thankful For…

With thanksgiving in our rear view, the UFC’s Irish citizen, Conor McGregor, wanted to give his own thanks to his American fans, and grace us with his thankful thoughts. Check it: Happy thanksgiving to my American fans. I am thankful my division is full of easy fights and fast cash. Conor bless. — Conor McGregor...

Nov 28, 2014 6:43 pm

Cyborg Fought Through Pain Till The Very End

Former Strikeforce champion Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Justino was expected to headline next week’s Invicta FC 10 event. Unfortunately for fight fans, Justino was forced to pull out of the December 5 headlining bout with an injury. Prior to her recent training trip to Thailand, “Cyborg” said she hurt her foot but did some simple treatment and...

Nov 28, 2014 6:09 pm

Erick Silva plans to train at Jackson’s MMA in 2015

The last time fight fans saw UFC welterweight Erick Silva in the octagon, he was engaged in an all out war with top contender Matt Brown. Although Silva lost that contest via third-round TKO, the fight itself did nothing but boost the Brazilians stock and fan base, as the epic battle is considered to be...

Nov 28, 2014 5:35 pm

Ben Rothwell On Drug Testing Problems And Beating TRT

At this time last year, UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell was undergoing what he now calls the “lowest point” of his career. The veteran heavyweight was using testosterone replacement therapy at the time, which had been prescribed to him by his doctors. After defeating Brandon Vera in dramatic fashion at UFC 164 in August of 2013,...

Nov 28, 2014 1:31 pm

CM Punk: ‘McMahon fired me on my wedding day!’

  “The day of my wedding I got a FedEx in the mail … it was my termination papers. I was fired,” Punk said. “On my wedding day. Very calculated. Very deliberate. … As much as I kind of chuckled at it and didn’t let it affect my day, I was like, ‘Once again, you...

Nov 28, 2014 1:26 pm

Jon Jones: “I would never bring my belt out to the cage”

“I would never bring my belt out to the cage. When I fought Shogun, his brother Ninja Rua brought the belt out to the cage. And when I was in the cage and I saw Ninja was holding the belt over Shogun, I remember feeling this feeling in my heart that there was nothing in...

Nov 28, 2014 1:15 pm

“REVENGE IS WANTED!”

“I want to get that loss back (against TUF 20’s Tecia Torres); that fight is definitely in the plan. That was a fluke in my fight game. I went in there not ready. I wasn’t prepared for that fight. Of course, I took a loss and I’ll take that loss and wear it. But I’m...

Nov 28, 2014 1:08 pm

UFC’s Claudia Gadelha Promises Improved Abs In Next Performance

“I don’t think about my abs that much, it’s just consequence of my hard work. I will be doing a different strategy for my next fight. I’m working with a doctor and a nutritionist, so instead of cutting 22 pounds on fight week, I lost 9 pounds of body fat and will only dehydrate 13...

Nov 28, 2014 12:31 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Big Difference When You Can Eat”

Anthony Rumble Johnson has experienced a recent re-birthing of his career following a move from welterweight to light-heavyweight. Now just one win away from a title shot, “Rumble” revealed the secrets of his success: “I can eat. I can enjoy myself. I’m just having fun. That’s all that matters to me, right now. Big difference....

Nov 28, 2014 11:55 am

WWE’s McMahon predicts ‘somebody is going to die’ in the UFC

Exiled former WWE champ, CM Punk is making headlines this week for comments about his former employer, as they relate to Mixed Martial Arts, and the UFC. In an interview with the ‘Art of Wrestling Podcast‘ (transcribed by cageside seats), CM Punk gives some startling details about Vince McMahon’s view of “Ultimate Fighting”. Check it:...

Nov 28, 2014 11:37 am

Pacquiao to Mayweather: “Come on, let’s fight!”

“He should fight me now, since I can be ‘easily’ put to sleep! He posted a video of me when I lost to Marquez, so this means he thinks I’m easy to knock out. So come on, let’s fight!” In a recent statement to the media, Manny Pacquiao displayed frustration with Floyd Mayweather’s recent taunting,...

Nov 28, 2014 11:08 am

Rumble Thinks Gustafsson Beat Jones, Picking D.C. Over Jon Too

“I thought [Gustfasson] won. Whenever they announced that Jones won, I was shocked. I actually thought Alexander won. But you can’t win them all. When you’re fighting the champion, you definitely have to put him away. And it was a really close fight but I still think that he did enough…. but that’s just how...

Nov 28, 2014 5:53 am

Ryan Bader vs. Phil Davis set for UFC on FOX 14

A key light heavyweight bout has been added to January’s UFC on FOX 14 event, as UFC officials announced this morning that Phil Davis will meet Ryan Bader on the evenings main card. UFC on FOX 14 takes place January 24 live from Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The main card airs on FOX following...

Nov 27, 2014 10:33 am

Medical Suspensions Report: No Long Layoffs For Fight Night 57 Competitors

The Texas department of Licensing has issued medical suspensions to all UFC Fight Night 57 participants. However, no term was severe. ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ took place last Saturday, from the Frank Erwin Center, in Austin. All but one fighter received a suspension term shorter than 30 days. Here’s the list: Frank...

Nov 27, 2014 10:23 am

Will Brooks: ‘I can beat any lightweight in MMA’

“I think I’ve still got some work to do. I still gotta prove myself. I still gotta continue to build on what I’ve done right now, but if I had to step back and be a fan, I’d say, yeah, man. Deep down in my bones, I believe I can beat anybody in the lightweight...

Nov 27, 2014 10:02 am

Conor McGregor’s Stadium Dreams

Rising UFC featherweight, Conor McGregor has dreams of fighting in this very stadium. Can he make it happen? His words: This stadium has hosted many wars. It will host one more. WELCOME TO EIRE!!! pic.twitter.com/O3ERHHwf9e — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) November 26, 2014

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 26, 2014 11:43 am

Trainer: Johny Hendricks Doesn’t Rely On K.O. Power

“You can’t plan on a KO. Everything we do is geared towards winning the round. If you send somebody out there saying ‘score this and it’s gonna be a KO,’ and it’s not a KO? It’s like you leave them in no man’s land.” In a recent interview with HeavyHandsPodcast.com, Steven Wright, Johny Hendrick’s Striking...