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Nov 14, 2017 6:41 am

Georges St-Pierre passes Conor McGregor in UFC’s official pound-for-pound rankings

With the actioned packed UFC 217 and UFC Norfolk cards now in the rear-view, the UFC has updated its official rankings. Unsurprisingly, these rankings have experienced some tectonic shifts in the wake of these cards – perhaps none as notable as Georges St-Pierre’s blasting by Conor McGregor on the pound-for-pound list. Here’s how the rankings...

Nov 13, 2017 10:41 am

UFC Sydney official fight card and start time

This Saturday, the UFC will make its anticipated return to Sydney, Australia with UFC Fight Night 121. This exciting UFC Sydney event has been rocked, rattled and reassembled by injuries, USADA violations, controversy and more, and yet somehow, it still stands out as a card worth watching. In the main event, we’ll see rising Polish...

Nov 11, 2017 9:06 pm

UFC Norfolk Results: Andrei Arlovski defeats Junior Albini

A heavyweight scrap between Junior Albini and former division champion Andrei Arlovski took place on tonight’s UFC Fight Night card in Norfolk, Virginia. Round one begins and Albini charges forward with punches. Arlovski circles out but Junior stays on him with another flurry. Arlovski connects with a right hand that immediately gets the attention of...

Nov 10, 2017 7:26 am

BREAKING | Bellator Will Crown a New Champion with Heavyweight Grand Prix

The grand prix is the pinnacle of combat sport. It is the most difficult tournament format and has the potential to produce absolutely chaotic results. That chaos is why that, for the most part other than Japan’s RIZIN, the creation of an MMA grand prix is few and far between. However, there is a man...

Nov 9, 2017 9:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Georges St-Pierre near the top of the pound-for-pound mix

After nearly four years out of competition, Georges St-Pierre is back and once again a UFC champion. At UFC 217, St-Pierre beat Michael Bisping to become the new UFC middleweight champion. In doing so, GSP became just the fourth fighter in UFC history to win two UFC titles in two different weight classes following Randy...

Nov 8, 2017 10:40 am

Upcoming UFC Sydney event endures yet another injury-related shakeup

The UFC’s November 18 trip to Sydney, Australia, has experienced yet another injury-related shakeup. This latest UFC Sydney change is the result of an injury to Joanne Calderwood, one half of the card’s co-main event. Calderwood’s originally planned opponent, Bec Rawlings, will now battle fellow Aussie Jessica-Rose Clark on the card. Rawlings announced this shakeup...

Nov 5, 2017 12:13 pm

Walt Harris issues statement after suffering a DQ loss at UFC 217

UFC heavyweight Walt Harris has issued a statement after suffering a DQ loss to Mark Godbeer at last night’s UFC 217 event in New York. Harris hit Godbeer with a head kick late in the round as the referee was attempting to call a timeout due to a groin strike (watch that here). The fight...

Nov 4, 2017 6:19 pm

UFC 217 Results: Mark Godbeer defeats Walt Harris via DQ (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Walt Harris and Mark Godbeer took place during tonight’s UFC 217 prelims in New York. Round one begins and Harris and Godbeer both miss with early head kick attempts. Harris comes forward with a left hook that partially connects. Mark responds with a body kick. Walt Harris is throwing bombs now....

Nov 4, 2017 5:57 pm

UFC 217 Results: Ovince Saint Preux KO’s Corey Anderson (Highlights)

A light heavyweight scrap between Ovince Saint Preux and Corey Anderson took place during tonight’s UFC 217 prelims in New York. Round one begins and “OSP” throws a big front kick early. He lands a nice left hand and then another. Anderson fires back with a right. Corey shoots in and scores a double leg...

Nov 4, 2017 4:52 pm

UFC 217 Results: Curtis Blaydes defeats Aleksei Oleinik by TKO

A heavyweight scrap between Curtis Blaydes and Aleksei Oleinik served as the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 217 Fight Pass Prelims in New York. Round one begins and Oleinik quickly takes the center of the octagon and throws a leg kick. Blaydes shoots in and scores an early double leg takedown. Aleksei quickly scrambles free...

Nov 4, 2017 12:58 pm

VIDEO | UFC Fighters Give Their Picks for Cody Garbrandt and TJ Dillashaw

No more words need to be said about Cody Garbrandt’s upcoming fight with TJ Dillashaw. It’s amazing and it has everything you could ever want surrounding a fight. Rankings and a gold belt aside, these dudes have every reason on Earth to fight each other and we finally get to watch it happen. It seems...

Nov 4, 2017 10:27 am

Jon Jones Sends Georges St-Pierre a Message Before UFC 217

Georges St-Pierre didn’t owe us or the UFC anything, but that didn’t stop him from coming back. The former welterweight king walks back into the Octagon tonight to keep his legacy in contention and to attempt to capture a belt in a higher division he spent years on top of. No doubt it’s a huge...

Nov 1, 2017 10:55 am

UFC rankings updated – Colby Covington shoots up welterweight ranks

UFC Fight Night 119 took place in Sao Paulo, Brazil over the weekend. Colby Covington made a lot of noise there in Brazil after beating the most recent UFC welterweight title challenger, Demian Maia. Covington lashed out at the fans in Brazil and made some people upset, despite later explaining he is just having fun...

Nov 1, 2017 10:54 am

VIDEO | Georges St-Pierre fight simulation shows what Bisping can expect at UFC 217

Here’s a preview of what to expect on November 4th at #UFC217. Thanks to @BudLightCA for making it happen. #sponsor pic.twitter.com/rEiTeJUaCX — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) November 1, 2017 This Saturday night, in the main event of the absolutely stacked UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion and all-around MMA legend Georges St-Pierre will return from a...

Nov 1, 2017 9:41 am

VIDEO | There were some interesting moments at the UFC 217 media day staredowns

This weekend, the UFC will return to New York City’s hallowed Madison Square Garden with the stacked UFC 217. In the main event of this massive card, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a multi-year hiatus to battle reigning UFC middleweight champion Michael “The Count” Bisping. The co-main event of the card,...

Oct 31, 2017 1:47 pm

Al Iaquinta injured, Paul Felder gets new opponent for UFC 218

Fans that were hoping to see the exciting UFC 218 lightweight matchup between Al Iaquinta and Paul Felder will be let down to hear the news that the bout has been canceled. On Tuesday, MMA Fighting reported that Iaquinta, who is currently ranked no. 11 in the UFC lightweight rankings was removed from the scheduled...

Oct 31, 2017 11:29 am

Darren Till comments on comparisons to Conor McGregor, eyes lofty UFC record

British welterweight Darren Till has long stood out as one of MMA’s brightest young stars. In the wake of his recent first-round drubbing of Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone, however, his stardom is reaching brand new heights. Till’s rapid rise into MMA stardom has led many members of the combat sports world to compare him to UFC...

Oct 30, 2017 11:59 am

UFC Fight Night 119 medical suspensions

UFC Fight Night 119 took place over the weekend in Sao Paulo, Brazil with some great performances displayed in the Octagon. The event was headlined by Derek Brunson and Lyoto Machida where Brunson earned a first-round KO over the former UFC light heavyweight champion. In the co-main event, Colby Covington took a unanimous decision win...

Oct 29, 2017 10:46 am

UFC Fight Night 119 Reebok Athlete Outfitting Payouts

UFC Fight Night 119 took place last night in Sao Paulo, Brazil. The event was headlined by a middleweight scrap featuring perennial contender Derek Brunson taking on former light heavyweight title holder Lyoto Machida. Brunson was able to catch Machida with a nasty left hand just minutes into the opening round that sent “The Dragon”...

Oct 28, 2017 9:55 pm

UFC Fight Night 119 Results: Derek Brunson KO’s Lyoto Machida (VIDEO)

A key middleweight tilt between former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida and perennial contender Derek Brunson served as the headlining bout of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Round one begins and Brunson attempts to take the center of the octagon. He fires off a low kick that misses. Machida circles...

Oct 28, 2017 4:13 pm

UFC Fight Night 119 Results: Marcelo Golm submits Christian Colombo (VIDEO)

A heavyweight scrap between Christian Colombo and undefeated newcomer Marcelo Golm kicked off tonight’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Round one begins and Golm fires off a combination. He lands a low kick followed by a left hand. Golm is pressing the action here. He lands another combination. A big right...

Oct 28, 2017 3:54 pm

UFC Fight Night 119 Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 119 event in Sao Paulo, Brazil? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s action. UFC Fight Night 119 is headlined by a middleweight scrap featuring former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida taking on perennial contender Derek Brunson....

Oct 24, 2017 4:15 pm

Jon Jones Is Still in UFC’s USADA Pool and Was Tested This Month

While we’ve got a couple of things splattered here and there for UFC 219, we’ve had nothing announced that screams “huge end of the year” card. If Jon Jones hadn’t of had his gut-punch anti-doping violation, we could have gotten a superfight to end all superfights with Jones challenging Stipe Miocic for the heavyweight title...

Oct 22, 2017 11:31 am

Athlete outfitting pay for UFC Gdansk: Darren Till pockets $2,500

On Saturday, the UFC returned to Poland with the exciting 11-fight UFC Gdansk card. In the UFC Gdansk main event, rising British welterweight Darren Till picked up a career-changing knockout win, levelling long-time contender Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone in the first frame. In the co-main event, meanwhile, Polish strawweight contender Karolina Kowalkiewicz picked up a sorely-needed...

Oct 19, 2017 7:35 am

Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely massive weight cut ahead of UFC Gdansk

Weight-cutting is an extremely controversial topic in combat sports. After “The Motown Phenom” Kevin Lee endured a massive, 21-pound cut ahead of his recent UFC 216 showdown with Tony Ferguson, this topic became more controversial than ever. Now, that trend should continue, as UFC middleweight Sam Alvey is enduring an absolutely gargantuan cut ahead of...