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Jan 1, 2018 9:23 am

Mackenzie Dern gets booked for UFC debut

Mackenzie Dern, a Brazilian Jiu Jitsu ace who has carved out a solid 5-0 record as a professional mixed martial artist, has finally signed with the UFC. The bright young prospect will make her long-awaited Octagon debut at UFC 222 on March 3 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Her opponent will be Ashley Yoder. This news...

Dec 31, 2017 3:00 pm

What’s next for Cris Cyborg and the other UFC 219 main card winners?

What’s next for Cris Cyborg and the other UFC 219 main card winners? Cris Cyborg successfully defended her UFC women’s featherweight title at last night’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas defeating Holly Holm via unanimous decision. The victory solidified Cyborg’s status as the most feared women’s fighter on the planet and left fight fans...

Dec 31, 2017 12:41 pm

UFC 219 Reebok Athlete Outfitting Payouts: Khabib Nurmagomedov takes home just $5,000

The UFC 219 Reebok Athlete Outfitting payouts are in! UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg earned an event-high $40,000 for her decision victory over former bantamweight champion Holly Holm who received $30,000 for her efforts. Meanwhile, top lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov earned just $5,000 for his mauling of Edson Barboza. The Brazilian took home $15,000...

Dec 30, 2017 10:01 pm

UFC 219 Results: Cris Cyborg defeats Holly Holm (Highlights)

A women’s featherweight title fight between current champion Cris Cyborg and former bantamweight title holder Holly Holm served as the main event of tonight’s UFC 219 fight card in Las Vegas. HERE WE GO!!#UFC219 pic.twitter.com/mNFW134MAk — UFC (@ufc) December 31, 2017 Round one begins and the chants of “Holly” quickly fill the arena. She lands...

Dec 20, 2017 5:30 pm

Report | Three Fun Fights Added to UFC Charlotte

In the first month of 2018, the UFC returns to Charlotte, North Carolina for the third time.  It will be UFC on Fox 27 and in the main event, we will see a rematch from the Strikeforce days, between Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza and Derek Brunson. Their first fight took place back in 2012 and it...

Dec 17, 2017 2:33 pm

Stephen Thompson sends a message to Rafael dos Anjos following UFC on FOX 26

Stephen Thompson sends a message to Rafael dos Anjos following UFC on FOX 26. Former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos improved his welterweight record to a perfect 3-0 by earning a lopsided unanimous decision victory over Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC on FOX 26 last night in Winnipeg. “RDA” was able...

Dec 14, 2017 6:12 am

Report | Lyoto Machida to return in surprising UFC Belem headliner

On February 3, the UFC will touch down in Belem, Brazil, with what’s sure to be an exciting UFC Fight Night card. While this card already features some interesting bouts, however, it has long been without a main event. Luckily, that seems to have changed, as former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida is reported...

Dec 12, 2017 8:05 am

Max Holloway Passionately Campaigns to Bring UFC to Hawaii

Now that Max Holloway has cemented his reign as the new featherweight king, ushering in the Blessed Era, he focuses his eyes on a new accomplishment. Holloway’s mission statement now as UFC champion is to continue as an even stronger ambassador to his homeland and to finally bring UFC to Hawaii. It looks like his...

Dec 9, 2017 1:20 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Allegedly Turns Down Huge Main Event for UFC Belem

Once it was announced that Luke Rockhold was fighting Robert Whittaker in Perth for the middleweight title, Kelvin Gastelum took to social media to voice his opinion and declare that he thought he was worthy of the shot. While it’d be easy to see Gastelum sitting on the sidelines waiting to see how that fight...

Dec 9, 2017 12:53 pm

Colby Covington Has Become Too Much for These UFC Fighters to Handle

Colby Covington has been making a case for a shot at welterweight champion Tyron Woodley for awhile now, but it’s been more than just talk. He did end up with a win over the last title challenger in grappling guru Demian Maia. This only heated up his rampage promotional tour to make sure Woodley, and...

Dec 6, 2017 10:32 am

Cyborg Reveals Brazilian Friends Brought Back Info From Holly Holm’s Camp

After many, many months of hype, negotiations and a back-and-forth suspense on if the fight would be on UFC 219, Cris Cyborg will finally defend her women’s UFC featherweight title against Holly Holm. When the division was first created for the dominant Brazilian fighter, it’s the match-up we all thought would be for the belt...

Dec 3, 2017 6:23 pm

Max Holloway pays big respect to Jose Aldo and Brazil

Max Holloway successfully defended his UFC featherweight title against Jose Aldo at UFC 218 on Saturday night. The two met in an immediate rematch with Frankie Edgar having to pull out of the originally scheduled title fight against Holloway due to an injury. Just like their first fight at UFC 212 in June, Holloway finished...

Dec 3, 2017 4:33 pm

PHOTO | Jose Aldo made a fans night following his UFC 218 loss to Max Holloway

Jose Aldo made a fans night following his UFC 218 title fight loss to Max Holloway. The former featherweight kingpin, Aldo, suffered his second straight TKO loss to Max Holloway in the main event of last night’s UFC 218 fight card in Detroit. Aldo had a solid opening few minutes before Holloway would once again...

Dec 2, 2017 3:24 pm

UFC 218 Live Results

UFC 218 Live Results Thread Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 218 pay-per-view event in Detroit, Michigan? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s event. UFC 218 is headlined by a featherweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Max Holloway defending his title against former...

Dec 1, 2017 6:00 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 5: “You Go to Sleep Saturday Night”

On the eve of UFC 218, the fighters make their final preparations in the hopes of finishing out a busy year for MMA on a high note. The featherweight title fight is on the line in the main event as Jose Aldo steps in for an injured Frankie Edgar to take on reigning champion, Max...

Nov 29, 2017 10:49 am

Derek Brunson signs bout agreement for UFC on Fox 27 main event

Fresh off a first-round drubbing of former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, Derek Brunson says his next fight has already been signed. Speaking to ESPN, Brunson revealed that he’s inked a contract for a bout with former Strikeforce middleweight champ Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza, and he believes Souza has signed a bout agreement too. The fight...

Nov 28, 2017 6:14 pm

UFC 218 Embedded Episode 2: Aldo Hits the Gym, Holloway Hits the Mall

    As we inch ever closer to the penultimate UFC PPV event of 2017, UFC 218, the fighters continue to settle in to their temporary Michigan homes. Check out episode two of the UFC’s popular Embedded series as they track the lives of this weekend’s fighters during one of the most significant times of...

Nov 26, 2017 8:08 pm

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway

VIDEO | UFC 218 Countdown: Jose Aldo vs. Max Holloway The Hawaiian champion, Max Holloway (18-3 MMA), was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC 212 event in Brazil, where he earned a third-round TKO victory over Jose Aldo to become the UFC’s undisputed featherweight champion of the world. The win marked Holloway’s eleventh...

Nov 25, 2017 5:34 pm

VIDEO | Colby Covington issues a challenge to UFC welterweight champ Tyron Woodley

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby “Chaos” Covington is “staying ready” in hopes that he can secure a short-notice title fight with current 170-pound champion Tyron Woodley at December’s UFC 219 event in Las Vegas. Covington recently took to social media where he issued the following challenge to “The Chosen One”, who Colby claims is afraid...

Nov 22, 2017 12:07 pm

BREAKING | Khabib Nurmagomedov claims he agreed to fight Tony Ferguson at UFC 219

This December 30, on the main card of UFC 219, undefeated Dagestani lightweight contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is scheduled to step into the cage with venomous Brazilian striker Edson Barboza. From the sounds of it, however, Nurmagomedov has also been offered a UFC 219 bout with interim lightweight champion Tony Ferguson. In a Wednesday afternoon Tweet,...

Nov 19, 2017 3:49 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions

Surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington plans to win UFC belts in at least two divisions. “Chaos” was a recent guest on BJPENN RADIO where he revealed his plans on becoming a two-division champion. “Yeah, you know, the thing is this. I could go up to 185 (pounds), or I could go down to 155...

Nov 19, 2017 11:19 am

UFC exec updates on Fabricio Werdum’s alleged assault of Colby Covington

Earlier this week, former UFC heavyweight champion and UFC Sydney headliner Fabricio Werdum had a run-in with surging UFC welterweight contender Colby Covington. The exact events of this encounter are not known. Covington claims Werdum punched him. Werdum, meanwhile, claims no punch was thrown. What is clear, however, is that Werdum hit Covington with a...

Nov 19, 2017 8:24 am

UFC Sydney winner Belal Muhammad directs threat at Colby Covington

Last night, the UFC returned to Sydney, Australia with an exciting, 13-fight event. One of the big winners of the event was main card welterweight fighter Belal Muhammad, who took out dangerous veteran Tim “The Dirty Bird” Means via split decision. In the moments after this win, which stands out as one of the best...

Nov 17, 2017 6:00 pm

Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino Signs Contract Extension with the UFC

Its been a good week for UFC women’s featherweight champion Cris ‘Cyborg’ Justino. First, she books the first defense of her title against former women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm in what is one of the most sought after matchup in MMA. Next, Cyborg confirms to the media via her website that a new deal has...

Nov 15, 2017 11:17 am

UFC releases Takanori Gomi, several other notable fighters from its roster

The UFC has once again taken a hedge-trimmer to its roster and sent a handful of notable fighters packing. The most notable of these fighters is Takanori Gomi. This news is in keeping with a recent Instagram post from Gomi, in which the Japanese legend insinuated that he would soon be competing in the ring...