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May 11, 2016 4:45 pm

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva

Tuesday night tragic news surfaced that Anderson Silva had been rushed to the hospital after falling ill. Unfortunately for the former middleweight champion, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this weekend due to gallbladder issues. On Wednesday, Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and was comfortably...

May 11, 2016 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg takes on unexpected sparring partner at UFC 198 open workouts

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight bout versus Leslie Smith this weekend at UFC 198. A young fan got to showcase her skills at the UFC 198 open workouts against Cyborg on Wednesday. The young fan and Cyborg put on an impressive display of movement going back...

May 11, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White talks Conor McGregor, UFC sale and Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC President Dana White addressed a lot of big issues for the media and fans of mixed martial arts on Wednesday. With recent news of the UFC being up for sale to the ongoing story of Conor McGregor vs. the UFC with Nate Diaz stuck in the middle, White addressed a lot of the information...

May 11, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White on UFC sale rumors: “We are working on a deal”

Rumors have been flying for quite some time now that state that the UFC brass is currently shopping around for a buyer for the promotion. While a detailed report emerged earlier this week that says 4 buyers have emerged in the bidding war for the biggest MMA promotion on the planet, UFC President Dana White...

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...

May 10, 2016 9:40 pm

Dana White reacts to rumors of the UFC’s sale

Tuesday evening, a report was published which revealed that 4 bidders have emerged to purchase the UFC. While the report from ESPN also revealed that the UFC owners were in “advanced talks” to sell the promotion, that isn’t the case according to UFC President Dana White. White revealed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the...

May 10, 2016 7:43 pm

BREAKING: Dennis Siver out of fight with BJ Penn, UFC searching for new opponent

More injuries are causing problems for the UFC. After a late report on Tuesday that Anderson Silva was forced to pull out of his UFC 198 bout against Uriah Hall, BJPENN.COM has learned that UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has pulled out of his UFC 199 bout with BJ Penn. Penn said he received a call...

May 10, 2016 6:34 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva out of UFC 198

Former middleweight king Anderson Silva has faced another setback putting him on the sidelines. Yahoo! reported late Tuesday that Silva was forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Uriah Hall scheduled for May 14 at UFC 198 “due to abdominal pain that may require gall bladder surgery.” Yahoo! reports that UFC President Dana...

May 10, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Report: UFC step closer to being sold, valuation in the billions

The owners of the UFC are moving forward on to the next steps in the process of selling the UFC. ESPN reported the news on Tuesday that the “owners are in advanced talks to sell the business.” ESPN’s sources say that there are four serious buyers in the mix to purchase the UFC including WME/IMG,...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

May 10, 2016 1:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC color commentator Joe Rogan talks marijuana in MMA

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is an advocate of marijuana and also the psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide also known as LSD. Rogan was a guest on the Dan Le Batard show on Tuesday and spoke about the use of marijuana in mixed martial arts as well as his views on LSD use in general....

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...

May 10, 2016 12:22 pm

Anderson Silva looking to fulfill his 15-fight contract with the UFC

Anderson Silva recently turned 41-years-old, but it seems age is just a number to “The Spider.” While some have criticized Silva’s last performance in the Octagon against Michael Bisping, the win for “The Count” has him campaigning for a middleweight title shot. Now, it seems the belt isn’t as much of a goal for Silva...

May 10, 2016 10:21 am

Updated UFC 198 betting odds

Saturday night the UFC hits Curitiba Brazil for one of the most anticipated Pay-Per View events of the year, UFC 198. The event will be headlined by a heavyweight title fight between Fabricio Werdum and Stipe Miocic. In addition, the card will feature quite a few Brazilian MMA legends including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, and...

May 10, 2016 8:47 am

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg ready for UFC 198

This Saturday at UFC 198, Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg will make her highly anticipated UFC debut as she faces Leslie Smith on the main card of the event. Ahead of the fight, see a promo video featuring highlights from both women, and Cyborg discussing the fight , above!

May 10, 2016 8:40 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Rotterdam’ bombs in viewership

This past weekend ‘UFC Fight Night 87’ went down from Rotterdam, Netherlands. While the event featured several high-profile bouts including Overeem vs. Arlovski, and Bigfoot Silva vs. Stefan Struve, the event didn’t do so hot in the viewership department. @FrontRowBrian FN 87 avg'd 656k viewers. For comparison the other FNs for 2016:FN 82: 1.317 milFN...

May 10, 2016 8:31 am

VIDEO | Robin Black’s brilliant breakdown of UFC 198

This Saturday, UFC 198 goes down in Curitiba Brazil. The event will play host to a number of high profile fights involving many Brazilian MMA legends, including Anderson Silva, Lil Nog, Shogun Rua, and Fabricio Werdum to name just a few. In addition, Cris Cyborg will be making her UFC debut on the card. Ahead...

May 9, 2016 2:35 pm

Tim Kennedy blasts the UFC 198 Brazil card

UFC 198 takes place this coming weekend as the stacked card features some of Brazil’s greatest fighters showcasing their skills in Curitiba, Brazil. While many fans are excited about the fights on the card, UFC middleweight Tim Kennedy is upset with some of the fighters that are being featured on the main card. Kennedy tweeted,...