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Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Jun 16, 2017 2:32 pm

MMA community sends support to Matt Hughes following car accident

Friday afternoon, unfortunate news surfaced that UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes had been involved in a horrific car accident that saw him airlifted to a hospital after his car was struck by a moving train near his hometown. While details on the situation remained scarce, UFC President Dana White revealed that Hughes was in...

Jun 8, 2017 6:03 am

UFC rankings update: Max Holloway rockets up the pound-for-pound list

Last weekend, in the main event of UFC 212, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway stepped onto the canvas with undisputed featherweight champion Jose Aldo in a compelling featherweight title unification fight. As many expected, it was an interesting battle from the opening bell. The fight began with Aldo efficiently navigating his Hawaiian foe’s substantial...


May 28, 2017 1:18 pm

Pros react to Alexander Gustafsson’s KO of Glover Teixeira, post-fight marriage proposal

On Sunday afternoon, the UFC returned to the beautiful country of Sweden with UFC Stockholm, an exciting 12-fight card that emanated from the city’s Ericsson Globe Arena. Atop this 12-fight card was a key light heavyweight showdown between the UFC’s number one and two ranked light heavyweight contenders: the pride of Sweden himself Alexander Gustafsson,...

May 16, 2017 8:30 am

Anthony Johnson: “I was never a fighter”

Recently, former UFC light heavyweight contender Anthony Johnson announced his retirement from MMA following his 2nd round submission loss to Daniel Cormier at UFC 210, marking his second defeat to Cormier. In his post-fight Octagon interview, Johnson revealed that he would be retiring from MMA to pursue other ventures. While Anthony Johnson didn’t immediately reveal...

May 9, 2017 1:50 pm

PHOTO | Neil Seery’s hilarious response to USADA

Since their partnership with USADA, numerous UFC fighters have been popped by USADA for failing drug tests, both in and out of competition. With that being said, this has resulted in numerous fighters being suspended for failed drug tests. With the UFC’s USADA partnership, fighters are required to inform USADA as to their whereabouts at...

Apr 22, 2017 5:51 am

Coach: Dominick Cruz is in peak form, wants the Garbrandt-Dillashaw winner

Back in December, in the co-main event of UFC 207, Dominick Cruz’s legendary bantamweight title run was cut short by an incredibly sharp Cody Garbrandt. Garbrandt was able to drop Cruz on multiple occasions, ultimately earning a sound, unanimous decision win for his efforts. Though there was some brief talk of an immediate Garbrandt vs....

Apr 20, 2017 8:28 am

Nate Quarry explains why UFC contracts are so dangerous for fighters: they own you

Though the UFC is the biggest and most popular mixed martial arts promotion in the world, it is often criticized for the way it treats its fighters. The promotion frequently catches flack for underpaying it’s athletes, and for its controversial outfitting deal with Reebok, which seems to pay fighters much less than they’d make if...

Apr 13, 2017 1:05 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 210, former light heavyweight No. 1 contender back to the top

UFC 210 took place this past weekend as UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier was able to defend his belt against the knockout specialist Anthony Johnson. Following Cormier’s second round submission win, Johnson surprised the MMA community by announcing his retirement from the sport of mixed martial arts. Johnson said in the post-fight Octagon interview,...

Apr 7, 2017 12:55 pm

2 American Animals Episode 37 – Mitrione is set to co-headline Bellator 180 at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden.

Mitrione is set to co-headline Bellator 180 at the world’s most famous arena, Madison Square Garden. On this episode of American Animals, Ian McCall and Erik Apple are joined by Bellator heavyweight and fan favorite, Matt Mitrione. Mitrione, a former member of the Purdue Boilermakers (NCAAF) and New York Giants (NFL), tells us about his journey...

Mar 11, 2017 3:30 pm

2 American Animals Episode 33 – The Animals are Joined by Actor, Jonathan Tucker!

On this episode of American Animals, Ian McCall rejoins Erik Apple to discuss all of the biggest stories in the world of MMA. The guys are joined by actor and co-star of the DirecTV drama series Kingdom, Jonathan Tucker. Tucker discusses his MMA fandom, what it’s like to play an MMA fighter on television, and...

Mar 7, 2017 12:52 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC 209 – Nate Diaz dropping in lightweight ranks

The UFC updated their rankings following UFC 209, which took place over the weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley was able to jump up a spot to the #8 spot in the pound-for-pound ranks with his majority win over Stephen Thompson. Interestingly, TJ Dillashaw went up a rank in the pound-for-pound...

Feb 21, 2017 8:31 am

Ed Herman withdraws from UFC 209 with an injury

In a few short weeks, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. This anticipated card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley, and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The co-main event, meanwhile, will pit the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov against the streaking Tony Ferguson...

Feb 11, 2017 4:34 pm

UFC 208 Live Results Thread

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn, New York? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s historic event. UFC 208 event is headlined by a women’s featherweight title fight featuring former bantamweight champion Holly Holm taking on Germaine De Randamie for...

Feb 10, 2017 9:24 am

UFC 208 weigh in results: inaugural women’s featherweight title fight gets green light

Tomorrow night, the UFC will return to our screens with UFC 208. This card, which will emanate from beautiful Brooklyn, New York, will be headlined by a bit of history, as former bantamweight champion Holly Holm and kickboxing veteran Germaine de Randamie battle to become the UFC’s first ever women’s featherweight champion. The co-main event,...

Feb 8, 2017 9:22 am

UFC 208: Holm vs. De Randamie official fight card

This Saturday, the UFC will make its debut in beautiful Brooklyn, New York with UFC 208. Keep reading for all the information you need on the UFC 208 fight card! In the evening’s main event, we will witness a bit of UFC history, as former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Dutch kickboxing veteran Germaine...

Feb 2, 2017 1:13 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 – Masvidal and Ngannou rocket up

The UFC on FOX 23 card had a few key fights take place that shook up the official UFC rankings. Jorge Masvidal went into his fight ranked #12 against then-ranked #5 welterweight Donald Cerrone. Following his second round TKO over “Cowboy,” Masvidal now stands in Cerrone’s #5 spot, moving up seven spots in the official...

Jan 27, 2017 9:43 am

UFC releases two ranked flyweights

While UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson has arguably cleaned out his division, the UFC has now released two ranked flyweights. Former UFC flyweight title challenger Ali Bagautinov and #12 ranked Zach Makovsky have been released by the promotion according to MMAJunkie confirmed the news with the UFC following an initial report earlier in the week....

Jan 19, 2017 9:26 am

UFC Rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 103

The UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the landscape of all the weight classes in addition to the pound-for-pound list following UFC Fight Night 103. The biggest change came in the flyweight division where Sergio Pettis jumped up six spots to the #9 ranking with his win over John Moraga, which dropped Moraga down...

Jan 3, 2017 9:43 am

UFC rankings update: Cody Garbrandt steals spot on pound-for-pound list

With title fights in two divisions, and appearances from a handful of ranked fighters, UFC 207 was a big card for the official UFC rankings. Now that the card is in the rear view mirror, the promotion has updated its rankings, and there has been significant movement in several divisions. Perhaps the most notable change...

Dec 22, 2016 10:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Dodson discusses next potential fight, reflects on Lineker loss

Back in October, two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC’s lighter weight divisions stepped into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Former flyweight title challenger John Dodson was looking to pick up his second straight win since returning to bantamweight, while John Lineker was looking to continue his...

Dec 16, 2016 6:53 am

Urijah Faber content with upcoming retirement, but won’t rule out return

This Saturday, MMA legend Urijah Faber will compete in the last fight of his career. He will do so against England’s Brad Pickett on the main card of UFC on Fox 22, which will emanate from his hometown of Sacramento, California. With his fighting career in the rear-view, Faber will shift his focus to managing...

Dec 13, 2016 7:32 pm

Breaking! Two more fights added to February’s UFC 208 pay-per-view event in Brooklyn

Earlier tonight the UFC announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be squaring off at February’s UFC 208 event in Brooklyn for the promotions inaugural women’s featherweight title. In addition to that huge news, ESPN’s Brett Okamoto also revealed that two more fights had been added to the...