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Dec 16, 2014 11:05 am

HE’S BACK! Jucao signs with the UFC

After besting the competition in BATTLEGROUND ONE, the one-night welterweight tournament, American Top Team’s Roan ‘Jucao’ Carneiro is back with the UFC. The welterweight standout took to instagram with the news: I can't put in words how I am feeling signing this contract again. Yessssss I am official @ufc @ufcbrasiloficial again. Thanks God, my family,...

Dec 16, 2014 11:01 am

Mighty Mouse Weighs-in On Losing X-Box For Reebok

“Obviously I can’t wear Xbox in the octagon anymore, so there’s nothing I can do about that. We’ve been talking to Xbox and Microsoft and all that stuff. We hope they keep me on outside. Whether they want me to go out and do promotion of games and stuff – for my last fight for...

Dec 16, 2014 10:44 am

CSAC: Yes, Palhares Held Fitch Sub Too Long

“He chose to keep it going another few seconds. You can say it’s the heat of the moment — I’ve heard that too many times from him. I don’t think it’s enough to punish him or anything. It’s real borderline. I’m pretty mad.” “Was it long? Yeah, it was long. I think if they argued...

Dec 16, 2014 10:39 am

Rourke’s Opponent Admits To Taking Dive In Boxing Bout

Last month, acting legend Mickey Rourke returned to the ring at the ripe age of 62 and KO’d Elliot Seymour in under two-rounds. Now, after going viral, Rourke’s opponent admits to being paid-off to fall. TMZ has the scoop: Elliot Seymour tells TMZ Sports the deal was he would go down from a body shot...


Dec 16, 2014 10:31 am

Lawler: ‘CM Punk Can Prove Himself At ATT’

“Obviously CM Punk is a really big draw for the UFC. He’s going to bring a lot of eyes to the UFC, and the better he does the better it’ll be for all MMA fighter as far as sponsorships and stuff. I just think if he comes down to American Top Team he can prove...

Dec 16, 2014 10:28 am

NOSEBLEEDS! UFC’S Ryan Jimmo Salty Over Seating Assignment

One of the perks of fighting for the UFC is the great seats awarded to it’s combatants. Check it: Thanks @ufc @danawhite for the fantastic seats. You sure know how to make your fighters feel appreciated………. pic.twitter.com/7Ftd5YM9Ut — Ryan Jimmo (@RyanJimmo) December 13, 2014 And last week in Vegas @ufc @danawhite great seats for 2x...

Dec 15, 2014 8:06 pm

Curran vs. Weichel, and Nogueira vs. Budd set for Bellator 133

Former Bellator MMA featherweight champion Pat Curran will be making his return to the cage on February 13th at Bellator 133 against Daniel Weichel. It will be Curran’s first fight since losing the Bellator title in September to Patricio Freire. He will be facing MMA veteran Daniel Weichel. A veteran of 42 professional MMA fights,...

Dec 15, 2014 8:05 pm

Jose Aldo and Dominick Cruz set to host UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-in Q&A

The UFC has officially announced a date, time, and venue for the UFC Fight Night 58 weigh-ins in Brazil, this Friday. The doors will open at the Jose Correa Arena in Barueri, Sao Paulo, Brazil at 8 a.m. PT, at 8:15 a.m. Octagon girls Camila Oliveira, Jenny Andrade, Luciana Andrade, Dominick Cruz, and several Brazilian...

Dec 15, 2014 8:04 pm

Arizona commission won’t seek disciplinary action against Claudia Gadelha

At the conclusion of their 3-round war on the preliminary card of UFC on FOX 13, Claudia Gadelha punched Joanna Jedrzejczyk after the final bell sounded. Immediately after punching Jedrzejczyk, Gadelha extended her hand and apologized for the unintentional late hit. That quick apology likely saved Gadelha from a suspension from the Arizona Boxing and...

Dec 15, 2014 8:03 pm

Phoenix crowd goes wild as hometown fighter John Moraga gets victory

Check out this awesome video captured by a fan in the stands at UFC on FOX 13, where hometown fighter John Moraga captured a victory. This fan recorded the crowd’s incredible reaction to Moraga’s win, which we can assume as an absolutely amazing moment for Moraga. While this isn’t as wild as the Irish fans...

Dec 15, 2014 5:09 pm

Felice Herrig adresses critics saying she pulled Lisa Ellis’ hair

At the TUF 20 finale on Friday night, Felice Herring secured a slick armor win over Lisa Ellis. After the bout, critics began saying that Herring cheated, and pulled Ellis’ hair during the match. Herrig adressed her critics on Facebook. Post by Felice Herrig fan page. (Can’t see this post? Click HERE)

Dec 15, 2014 4:53 pm

Robbie Lawler eyeing spring return to the Octagon

After losing to Johny Hendricks for the vacant UFC championship earlier this year, Robbie Lawler showed the world why his nickname is Ruthless as he bounced back to defeat Jake Ellenberger, Matt Brown, and most recently Johny Hendricks to claim the welterweight championship. He spoke about when he would be ready to return to the...

Dec 15, 2014 4:42 pm

Shamrock on CM Punk signing: “It’s a great move on the UFC’s part”

Many people have criticized the UFC recently for their signing of former WWE champion CM Punk, real name Phil Brooks. With zero amateur MMA experience, or collegiate wrestling experience, many are questioning the legitimacy of Brooks future MMA career. MMA veteran Ken Shamrock sounded off on the recent signing of Brooks with a surprising view....

Dec 15, 2014 3:35 pm

‘I will not fight anymore in the bantamweight division’

Today the hopes of a potential superfight between Ronda Rousey and Cris Cyborg took a significant step back as Cris Cyborg stated that she will no longer attempt to fight at bantamweight. After an ankle injury forced her out of a bantamweight debut that would eventually lead to hopes of a potential superfight with Ronda...

Dec 15, 2014 3:29 pm

Askren wants GSP at Metamoris: “Let’s make it fun”

Ben Askren is widely believed to be one of the greatest MMA fighters currently not signed to the UFC. In addition, The ONE FC champion is an elite level grappler, who boasts some of the best wrestling credentials in MMA. He spoke recently about the possibility of fighting WSOF champion, JiuJitsu ace Rousimar Palhares. “I’m...

Dec 15, 2014 3:22 pm

Gagnon ‘Can’t wait’ for Brazilian fan’s chants

As Mitch Gagnon gears up for his UFC Fight Night Brazil bout against Renan Barao this weekend, one thing is certain, the Canadian will likely by on the wrong end of some pretty harsh chants, much like Conor McGregor was recently when a hostile Brazilian crowd chanted ‘You’re going to die’ at the Irish superstar....

Dec 15, 2014 12:48 pm

TUF 20 Finale salaries: New champ Carla Esparza nets $50,000

Newly crowned UFC women’s strawweight champion Carla Esparza picked up a disclosed payday of $50,000 for her tournament-final title win this past weekend at “The Ultimate Fighter 20 Finale” event in Las Vegas. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed paydays from the Nevada State Athletic Commission earlier today: The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Dec 15, 2014 11:27 am

Cejudo: Wrestling ‘a lot tougher than MMA,’ but UFC career provides a living

Henry Cejudo (7-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made his highly anticipated octagon debut at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 13 event in Phoenix. The former Olympic gold-medalist wrestler scored a dominant unanimous decision win over Dustin Kimura (11-3 MMA, 2-3 UFC) that evening. Following his first career UFC victory, Cejudo discussed his wrestling past and...

Dec 15, 2014 10:01 am

Herrig on criticism: ‘I’m just going to keep being who I am’

Felice Herrig has often caught criticism from fans, and fellow fighters. Herring keeps a positive attitude about the criticism, and insists she will simply continue to be who she is. She spoke at the post-fight press conference to discuss her persona, and why she isn’t going to change for anyone. “I’ve always been who I...

Dec 15, 2014 9:41 am

“I saw a man afraid”

Conor McGregor has said for some time now that it is easy for him to detect fear on a man, and he can even smell the stench of fear (See that HERE). McGregor spoke recently about the controversial signing of Phil Brooks, also known as CM Punk, and why he believes CM Punk is afraid...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 15, 2014 9:22 am

TWITTER BEEF: Ed Herman and Derek Brunson talk trash after cancelled bout

On Saturday night, Ed Herman was slated to face Derek Brunson at UFC on FOX 13 in Phoenix, however Brunson fell ill with food poisoning, and was unable to fight. In a mix-up, Ed Herman was not informed until right before his walkout. Brunson apologized on Twitter, however the next day the pair engaged in...

Dec 15, 2014 8:50 am

Booking Roundup: UFC books several bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking fights for upcoming shows. Catch up on all the matchmaking happenings below with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Neil Magny vs. Kiichi Kunimoto at UFC Fight Night 60 on February 14th in Colorado. Magny will come into the bout after going a perfect...

Dec 15, 2014 8:21 am

Mentally Disabled Fighter Gets KO’d In WI Bout

In a heartbreaking story that has combat sports fans up in arms, 31 year old mentally disabled Jessie Roach was knocked out by the event’s promoter, Jesse Rowell in an unsanctioned kickboxing bout. Rowell is also a trainer, and has fought in both kickboxing, and MMA events for over 10 years. Roach admitted to the...

Dec 15, 2014 8:04 am

QUICK TWITT: Joe Rogan responds to request to fight CM Punk

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, many fans, and fighters have been requesting to fight the former WWE champion. In a hilarious request, UFC lightweight Joe Lauzon requested that UFC commentator Joe Rogan be the man to fight CM Punk and welcome him to the UFC. It is worth noting that Rogan...