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Jan 27, 2016 9:05 pm

UFC 197 becomes UFC 196

UFC 196 has now been scrapped and rebranded as ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ after Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum both withdrew from their main event scrap for the heavyweight title. After a brief scramble that saw Nate Diaz offer to fight Anthony Pettis in the main event, the UFC promoted the co-main event...

Jan 27, 2016 7:33 am

REPORT: Nate Diaz tried to save UFC 196 with Pettis matchup

Prior to the UFC announcing that Johny Hendricks vs. Stephen Thompson had been moved from the co-main event to the main event, and the Pay-Per View being moved to Fox Sports 1, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event. According to MMAFighting, Nate Diaz reportedly tried to save the event by fighting Anthony Pettis...

Jan 26, 2016 3:09 pm

UFC 196 picks up new main event, moved to FS1

There’s been much speculation as to what the UFC would do about Fabricio Werdum and Cain Velasquez both withdrawing from the main event of UFC 196, and it seems like we’ve got our answer. UFC President Dana White informed Yahoo Sports that the event has been moved from Pay-Per View to Fox Sports 1, and...

Jan 16, 2016 11:02 am

Kenny Florian suspended by FOX for copying fight breakdown

FOX Sports analyst and former UFC fighter Kenny Florian found himself under fire recently for copying his Dillashaw vs. Cruz breakdown word-for-word from a YouTube video. The mistake was pointed out on Twitter with side-by-side screenshots for comparison. Saturday afternoon FOX released a statement regarding the situation, revealing that Florian had been suspended for the...

Jan 8, 2016 10:04 am

UFC announces first events to be held in Croatia and Netherlands in 2016

The UFC is expanding in 2016 with a recent announcement of taking events to Croatia and Netherlands for the first time. James Elliott, UFC EMEA general manager and vice president said in a statement, “”It is truly a testimony to the growth of the UFC brand to be breaking into two new markets in Europe...

Jan 6, 2016 11:18 am

Fake Conor McGregor letter bashing Floyd Mayweather goes viral with the help of FOX

An Internet troll won the fight against both Conor McGregor and Floyd Mayweather Jr. with the help of FOX recently. A fake profile pretending to be Conor McGregor (to clarify Conor McGregor himself did not write the message) put out a response to Mayweather’s recent claims of Ronda Rousey and McGregor finding success due to...

Jan 6, 2016 9:58 am

UFC on Fox 18 full card finalized – Sage Northcutt kicks off the main card

The full card for the UFC on Fox 18 event taking place on Jan. 30 at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. has been set. Anthony Johnson and Ryan Bader will battle their way to a win in hopes of getting a title shot in the light heavyweight division in the main event. The co-main event will feature a...

Dec 23, 2015 1:27 am

600-pound UFC veteran Emanuel Yarbrough passes away at age 51

On September 9, 1994, Emanuel Yarbrough stepped his way into the Octagon and would be immediately engrained into UFC history. The sumo wrestler who weighed in at 616 pounds for his fight at UFC 3 passed away at age 51 on Dec. 12. “The Gentle Giant” would be the largest fighter to ever grace the...

Dec 22, 2015 7:58 pm

ALL NEW! UFC 193 Behind The Scenes – Part 1

UFC 193 may have been more than a month ago, but Fox Sports has released part 1 of a new series that gives viewers a behind the scenes look at UFC 193 where Joanna Jedrzejczyk defeated Valerie Letourneau and of course in the main event Holly Holm defeated Ronda Rousey. Check out part 1 below...

Dec 22, 2015 1:56 am

UFC on FOX 17 salaries range from $10,000 to $542,857

It looks as if the heavier fighters took home the heaviest money bags after UFC on Fox 17. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation released the UFC on FOX 17 salaries and MMA Fighting reported the paydays for the fighters as follows: “As always, these figures do not represent a fighter’s total earnings,...

Dec 21, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fight Night 81 full card nearly finalized

All but one fight is finalized for the UFC Fight Night 81 card featuring the bantamweight championship fight between champion T.J. Dillashaw and former champion Dominick Cruz. Other big bouts on the card feature former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis versus former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez as well as an exciting heavyweight match between...

Dec 19, 2015 2:23 pm

UFC on FOX 17 Results: Cole Miller vs. Jim Alers ends in a no-contest

A featherweight bout between Cole Miller (21-9 MMA) and Jim Alers (13-2 MMA) kicked off the UFC on FOX 17 prelims on FOX Sports 1. Alers lands an inside leg kick to get things started. Cole responds with a quick jab that lands flush. Another leg kick scores for Alers. Again Miller responds with a jab...

Dec 19, 2015 12:01 pm

UFC on FOX 17 live results stream

Unable to tune in to UFC on FOX 17 today? BJPenn.com has you covered! Tune in to this page to catch all of the live results as they happen, and stay tuned to BJPENN.com to catch all of the live recaps. Main card (Fox) (c) Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone – Rafael Dos Anjos...

Dec 19, 2015 11:42 am

Video MMA Staredowns: 21 Funny / Awkward Moments in Combat Sports

No matter how hard it is to keep a straight face when the guy your about to beat makes you crack a smile because of a funny look, expression etc. It always takes the edge off tense moments before a scrap. These fighters took that a step too far in this video showing their more...

Dec 18, 2015 2:02 pm

REPLAY! UFC on FOX 17 weigh-in staredowns

Earlier today the UFC on FOX 17 fighters hit the scales ahead of their scheduled matchups tomorrow night. Some staredowns were certainly more heated than others, specifically the Nate Diaz vs. Michael Johnson one after their brief scuffle earlier today. Catch the staredowns from Diaz vs. Johnson, Dos Santos vs. Overeem, and Dos Anjos vs....

Dec 18, 2015 8:50 am

REPLAY! UFC on FOX 17 weigh-ins

Today at 1 p.m. PT (4 p.m. ET) tune in to see the stars of UFC on FOX 17 hitting the scales before their fights tomorrow night! The full fight card is as follows: Main card (Fox) (c) Rafael Dos Anjos vs. Donald Cerrone Junior Dos Santos vs. Alistair Overeem Michael Johnson vs. Nate Diaz...

Dec 12, 2015 5:16 pm

UFC 194 Results: Leonardo Santos defeats Kevin Lee via TKO in round 1

Lightweights Leonardo Santos (15-3-1 MMA) and Kevin Lee (11-2 MMA) squared off in the opening FOX Sports 1 preliminary bout of UFC 194. Santos was able to get Lee’s back early on in the opening round, but Kevin was able to fight free from the position. A huge right hand lands from Santos that floors Lee! Leonardo quickly swarms...

Dec 6, 2015 11:57 am

John Cena Video: 10 Things The WWE Want You to Forget!

Every major sports entertainment organization has it’s fair share of dirty laundry. Rumors and accusations spread wildly like a raging forest fire. It wouldn’t be the first for the 15 time champion, but he’s familiar with controversy in his storied sixteen year career. John Cena, who’s dabbled in acting and rapping in the past, is...

Dec 5, 2015 8:47 am

Cyborg books next fight at 145 pounds in wake of Rousey loss

Following Holly Holm’s flawless and dominant win over Ronda Rousey at UFC 193, it was revealed by UFC President Dana White that Rousey would in fact be getting an immediate rematch against Holm when she’s ready. With that being said, Cris Cyborg has booked her next fight at 145 pounds, seemingly abandoning her plan to...