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Dec 28, 2016 12:27 pm

VIDEO | Joe Rogan talks about Ronda Rousey’s UFC 207 media blackout

Ronda Rousey is making her return to the UFC Octagon after losing for the first time in her professional mixed martial arts career. Rousey had to swallow the bitter taste of defeat just over a year ago when Holly Holm shocked the world and defeated Rousey by knockout in their championship title fight at UFC...

Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 28, 2016 10:15 am

Mike Goldberg will reportedly make last broadcasting appearance at UFC 207

After a period of speculation following reports that the UFC was looking to replace the ‘hype master’ style of commentary delivered by Mike Goldberg and Joe Rogan, reports are now surfacing that longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg will be making his last broadcasting appearance with the UFC this Friday at UFC 207. UFC President Dana...


Dec 28, 2016 9:39 am

Ben Rothwell: Cain Velasquez used media to get himself pulled from UFC 207

Unfortunate news surfaced this past weekend that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had been pulled form his scheduled UFC 207 fight with Fabricio Werdum on December 30th after failing an extra pre-fight medical screening following news of a back injury he endured during training camp. Velasquez had been very open about the fact that...

Dec 27, 2016 8:43 pm

Josh Barnett fails out-of-competition drug test, UFC releases statement

News surfaced Tuesday evening that UFC heavyweight Josh Barnett had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. According to UFC.com, Barnett failed a random out-of-competition drug test on December 9th. Unfortunately, this is the third time Barnett has failed a drug test during his time with the UFC. In 2001, Barnett failed his first...

Dec 27, 2016 10:34 am

Dana White not expecting Brock Lesnar to make another UFC return

At UFC 199 in June, it was announced that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar would be making his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Mark Hunt. Controversially, Lesnar was granted an exemption from the first three months of USADA’s drug testing to make him an eligible fighter in the eyes of the organization....

Dec 27, 2016 9:04 am

VIDEO | Enter the lives of Nunes, Rousey, Cruz and Garbrandt with UFC 207 Countdown

The UFC will close out a thrilling 2016 with UFC 207, a rare Friday night card in glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada. The card will be headlined by a women’s bantamweight title fight, as reigning champion Amanda Nunes battles returning former champion Ronda Rousey. The bout will mark Nunes’ first defense as champion since she wrested...

Dec 26, 2016 1:05 pm

UFC 207 results – Ronda Rousey vs Amanda Nunes

Catch all the UFC 207 results and action from Las Vegas, Nevada. BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of each fight throughout fight night on December 30. UFC 207 will feature the return of former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey in...

Dec 26, 2016 12:36 pm

UFC 207 Amanda Nunes vs Ronda Rousey Start time

UFC 207 start time is for 10PM EST December 30 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main event of the evening will feature the long-awaited return of Ronda Rousey as she takes on current UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes. This will be Rousey’s first fight back in the Octagon since losing the title in her...

Dec 26, 2016 10:52 am

UFC 207: Nunes vs. Rousey official fight card

The UFC will close out an action-packed 2016 with a rare, Friday night card in UFC 207. The card, which will emanate from the new T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been hit by a few unfortunate twists of fate, but still stands out as an excellent one. The main event will see women’s...

Dec 26, 2016 8:44 am

Statements from NSAC and UFC on Cain Velasquez’s removal from UFC 207

If you’re a Cain Velasquez fan, your Christmas Eve was likely dealt a significant blow this year. As Santa Clause geared up for another trip around the planet, we learned that the former heavyweight champion had been pulled from his planned UFC 207 bout with fellow former champ and recent foil Fabricio Werdum. In the...

Dec 26, 2016 6:23 am

Nurmagomedov manager: reports of finalized UFC 209 bout with Ferguson “100% not true”

November was an incredible month for the UFC lightweight division. The most important moment of the month, of course, was Conor McGregor’s title-winning destruction of Eddie Alvarez. That said, the month also included huge wins from top contenders Tony Ferguson and Khabib Nurmagomedov, who defeated top-flight foes in Rafael Dos Anjos and Michael Johnson respectively. Under...

Dec 24, 2016 3:08 pm

NSAC director Bob Bennett confirms Cain Velasquez off UFC 207

Unfortunate news surfaced Saturday afternoon that former UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had been pulled from his upcoming UFC 207 scrap with Fabricio Werdum just days before the fight due to medical reasons. While Velasquez was quick to refute the reports, stating that as far as he knew, the fight was still on, NSAC director...

Dec 23, 2016 2:17 pm

Dan Hardy expecting final verdict on UFC return in January

It’s been a long and emotional journey for former UFC welterweight title challenger Dan Hardy. In the midst of a 2-fight win streak that saw him KO Duane Ludwig, and then pick up a unanimous decision win over Air Sadollah in 2012, Hardy was surprisingly pulled from his UFC on FOX 7 scrap with Matt...

Dec 23, 2016 11:27 am

The 10 Best UFC Knockouts of 2016

There is nothing quite like a highlight reel knockout. One well placed punch, perfectly timed kick, or surprise knee, and bam, it’s curtains. In 2016, the many talented fighters on the UFC roster provided us with a seemingly endless list of emphatic knockouts, some dealt with punches, others dealt with shins, others dealt with heels,...

Dec 23, 2016 9:01 am

Jose Aldo’s coach calls for UFC to back up interim title fight claims

Throughout the course of this week, interim UFC featherweight champion Max Holloway revealed that an ankle injury will keep him from fighting Jose Aldo for the undisputed featherweight title at UFC 208 in February. Following that, recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo revealed that he was in negotiations with the UFC to fight for...

Dec 23, 2016 6:29 am

UFC strawweight champ Joanna Jedrzejczyk weighs in on Nunes vs. Rousey

In one weeks’ time, women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will make the first defense of her title. She will do so against former champion Ronda Rousey, who has not been seen in action since she was knocked out by a Holly Holm head kick in November of 2015. In advance of this fight, fans, pundits and...

Dec 23, 2016 6:01 am

VIDEO | The Best UFC Trash Talk of 2016

2016 was one of the best year's of Trash Talk we've ever seen! HERE are our favorite moments 😂 😂 😂 pic.twitter.com/4m52NNsJi5 — UFC (@ufc) December 22, 2016 2016 has been a banner year for fun fights. The year gave us Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit. It gave us Cub Swanson vs. Doo Ho Choi....

Dec 23, 2016 5:50 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes isn’t bothered by the Rousey favoritism in UFC 207 promos

"She can work for me." – Amanda Nunes on if @RondaRousey loses and decides to retire after #UFC207 pic.twitter.com/I4lXPxgnuk — FSLive: #JayAndDan (@foxsportslive) December 23, 2016 On December 30, former women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will make her first steps into the Octagon since she was knocked out cold by a Holly Holm head kick...

Dec 22, 2016 9:42 am

UFC officially announces Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt

It looks like Alistair Overeem vs. Mark Hunt is a done deal as the UFC has announced the bout on their UFC 209 website. The heavyweight bout is the first fight to be announced by the promotion for the UFC 209 event taking place on March 4 in Las Vegas, Nevada. It will be a...

Dec 22, 2016 8:38 am

Cody Garbrandt predicts KO of Dominick Cruz at UFC 207

In just over a week, UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz will step into the Octagon against undefeated bantamweight prospect Cody Garbrandt in a highly anticipated showdown for the bantamweight title. Prior to the fight ever being announced, the pair were already trading verbal jabs at one another, with things escalating to the point of the...

Dec 22, 2016 8:22 am

Joanna Jedrzejczyk refusing to predict UFC 207’s Nunes vs. Rousey fight

On December 30th, in the main event of UFC 207, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will look to make her first successful title defense as she steps into the Octagon for a highly anticipated showdown with Ronda Rousey. While Nunes will be riding a 4-fight win streak into the bout, Ronda Rousey will be...

Dec 21, 2016 8:37 pm

Nate Diaz not answering calls from UFC for less than $20 million

UFC superstar Nate Diaz has been absent from the Octagon since his UFC 202 main event scrap with Conor McGregor back in August. Following the fight, Diaz revealed that the only way he would return to the Octagon would be for a massive payday. Since then, there has been no further word on when Diaz...

Dec 21, 2016 12:18 pm

The 10 Best UFC Fights of 2016

2016 was a banner year for fun fights. Over the course of the year, we witnessed a long list of unforgettable battles, all of which stand out contenders for this year’s Fight of the Year honors. Without further ado, here are our 10 favorite fights from the year 2016. Honorable Mentions:  Joanna Jedrzejczyk vs. Claudia...