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Mar 28, 2016 4:01 pm

VIDEO | Ariel Helwani talks about parting ways with FOX and his career

Ariel Helwani, one of MMA’s most well-known journalists recently broke news that he was parting ways with FOX. While Helwani has had his share of criticism from fans, fighters, as well as promotional heads including UFC President Dana White, Helwani has also gained a huge following with the fans, fighters, as well as other media...

Mar 19, 2016 8:29 pm

Stephen Thompson on fight with Rory Mac: “I don’t know what the UFC was thinking”

When Stephen Thompson defeated former UFC welterweight title holder Johny Hendricks via first-round TKO at last month’s UFC Fight Night 82 event, he was hoping that the UFC would grant him with a title shot against current champ Robbie Lawler. Instead, the UFC opted to match “Wonder Boy” up against former title challenger and ‘close friend’ Rory...

Mar 1, 2016 10:10 am

Video: Conor McGregor crashes fan’s apartment and blows his mind

Check out this video of UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor making a fan’s dream come true. McGregor could see a cardboard cutout of himself on the fan’s Los Angeles apartment balcony and decided to pay him a visit and absolutely blew the excited fan’s mind when he walked in and thanked him for the support....

Feb 27, 2016 9:03 am

UFC Fight Night 84 Live Results Stream

Unable to catch today’s UFC Fight Night 84 event in London? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results and stay tuned to BJPENN.com for fight recaps as they happen. Main Card (UFC Fight Pass, 4 p.m ET) Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva – Bisping defeats Silva...

Feb 26, 2016 7:20 am

VIDEO | UFC Fight Night: London weigh-in LIVE at 8am PT

Tomorrow night in London Anderson Silva and Michael Bisping will square off in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: London’. The bout is sure to deliver fireworks given the growing tension between the two fighters over the course of the last few weeks. Things reached an all-time high at the UFC London early open...

Feb 19, 2016 7:54 am

Ronda Rousey surprised with happiness away from fighting – will she return?

While Ronda Rousey has stated several times since her UFC 193 KO loss to Holly Holm that she would be returning to the Octagon for a rematch with Holm after filming several movies, the former champ has been surprisingly happy away from fighting. While the UFC brass wanted to see Holm vs. Rousey II at...

Feb 8, 2016 10:30 am

Fighters react to Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson’s TKO of Johny Hendricks

It was a matchup of styles in the main event of UFC Fight Night 82 featuring former UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks and rising star Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. Hendricks who is a former NCAA Division I All American and champion faced the former world champion kickboxer Thompson. Hendricks failed to implement his strengths as a...

Feb 2, 2016 9:28 am

PHOTO | Unbelievable McGregor-Aldo tattoo

WOW! Last week we saw a dedicated MMA fan who had an entire tattoo sleeve dedicated to the UFC, complete with Bruce Buffer, an Octagon girl, gloves touching, and a Las Vegas sign. This McGregor-Aldo tattoo is certainly one of the coolest and most unique UFC tattoos we’ve seen. The pieces were done by award...

Jan 19, 2016 8:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Fighters react to Cruz’s triumphant return

Sunday night in Boston Dominick Cruz had just his second fight in 4 years as he successfully defeated TJ Dillashaw to reclaim the UFC bantamweight championship. Following the fight, fighters took to Twitter to react to Cruz’s triumphant return. #andnew congrats @TheDomin8r , crush you are an inspiration. You never stopped believing. Congrats brother! pic.twitter.com/iL9EXxmNFX...

Jan 5, 2016 10:02 am

Pic This: Champ Luke Rockhold Congratulates Fellow champ after UFC 195

Luke Rockhold was backstage to congratulate middleweight champ Robbie Lawler after his performance at UFC 195. While I was looking at this Twitter picture I realized one thing that could be a possibility depending on how Luke Rockhold fairs against former champ Chris Weidman on a rematch. Rockhold has granted Weidman a rematch but the...

Jan 5, 2016 12:41 am

Frankie Edgar: ‘For sure, I’m pissed’

Prior to UFC 194 talks of UFC President Dana White saying Frankie Edgar would be next in line for Conor McGregor if McGregor fights at featherweight again, Edgar is still sitting in the dark. The former lightweight champion appeared on the MMA Hour on Monday and spoke about where his mind is as he waits for...

Oct 21, 2015 7:40 am

Ryan Bader’s coach has a bold explanation for title shot snub

Ahead of Ryan Bader’s UFC 192 co-main event fight against Rashad Evans there was much questioning as to whether or not Bader would be granted a title shot given that he was on a 4-fight win streak. Bader went on to decisively win the fight via unanimous decision, extending his win streak to 5 fights,...

Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Why BJ Penn should be listed in the ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame

Our own BJ Penn was featured in an article from Impact Flow titled “These Four Professional Athletes Should Be In The ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame.” The article covered a short list of professional athletes that have uncovered their ability to make a positive difference in the world through their athletic abilities. The article lists...

Oct 18, 2015 3:29 pm

Joseph Duffy ‘shocked’ to be a main-eventer so early in UFC career

Even though Joseph Duffy has an overall career record of 14-1, he still only possesses two victories in the world-famous octagon. Granted, the lightweight impressed in his showings against Jake Lindsey and Ivan Jorge, it is almost unheard of for a fighter to headline a card so early in his career. UFC President Dana White...

Oct 13, 2015 11:29 am

‘FIXED? That Shamrock Fight Wasn’t FIXED’

Kimbo Slice (5-2 MMA) returned to the cage for the first time in over five years this past June, where he scored a first-round TKO victory over MMA legend Ken Shamrock in the main event of Bellator 138. Kimbo recently joined The MMA Hour to talk about his successful return to MMA, including when he...

Oct 10, 2015 10:29 am

TJ’s New Trainer Responds To Faber

On Thursday’s episode of Stud Show Radio Urijah Faber talked about TJ Dillashaw’s decision to move to a new team and how the trainer over at Team Elevation has been calling other TAM fighters trying to recruit them. Here’s what he said: “I come to find out later there’s a guy Leister or something like...

Sep 27, 2015 1:51 am

Weird hot tub incident forced a fighter to pull out of RFA show

Mixed martial arts is a bizarre sport where fighters can be forced to pull out of the fight at any moment. Renan Barao passed out while cutting weight which delayed his UFC 177 fight with TJ Dillashaw. Jose Aldo cracked his rib and was forced out of UFC 189. Now, Resurrection Fighting Alliance has one...