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Dec 21, 2011 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Latest Heavyweight To Make The Jump From Strikeforce To The UFC

Probably best known for ending the hype of wrestling star Bobby Lashley, Chad Griggs is one of many heavyweights on the Strikeforce roster with huge amounts of potential. He now gets to test that potential in the Octagon. It was recently announced that Strikeforce is intending on halting all heavyweight fights at the conclusion of...

Dec 20, 2011 11:56 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Happy To Welcome Strikeforce Heavyweights To The UFC

“We don’t have the type of depth that the other weight classes have and I think it’s only a benefit to move them (Strikeforce heavyweights) over to us. I guess I have a bad taste in my mouth because of what happened when I first started my career. I had to always hear about, ‘Oh,...

Nov 18, 2011 9:28 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who Will Be The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champ in 2012?

In our inaugural polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought would be the UFC’s 205 pound champion in the coming year. With the main event between “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson going down this weekend and a title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida in just a few weeks, the...


Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jul 27, 2016 9:53 am

Shane Carwin contacts UFC matchmaker about UFC return

Former UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin hasn’t fought in 5 years. Prior to his retirement, Carwin was on a 2-fight losing streak that saw him lose to Brock Lesnar and Junior dos Santos. On the heels of Brock Lesnar’s return at UFC 200, Carwin has taken another step forward with his UFC return, contacting matchmaker...

Jul 23, 2016 5:36 pm

UFC on FOX 20 Results: Francis Ngannou TKO’s Bojan Mihajlovic

A heavyweight bout between Francis Ngannou (8-1 MMA) and Bojan Mihajlovic (10-4) took place on tonight’s UFC on FOX 20 main card in Chicago. Round one begins and Bohan misses with a leg kick to start. Ngannou takes the center of the octagon. Bohan is using movement to try and find his way inside on...

Jul 20, 2016 10:19 am

UFC released Mirko Cro Cop from contract, allowing him to fight at Rizin

Rizin FF has continued to keep the ball rolling since MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko made his return to MMA on New Year’s Eve. Since then, the promotion held their official ‘Rizin 1’ event back in April, and will look to build more momentum as we get closer to the end of the year. Earlier this...

Jul 15, 2016 8:27 pm

Mark Hunt asks UFC to release him “if they don’t sort this out”

Friday afternoon, it was revealed that former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar had been flagged for a “potential USADA anti-doping violation” stemming from a June drug test. That didn’t sit too well with Mark Hunt, who lost to Lesnar at UFC 200 via unanimous decision. The heavyweight veteran demanded that the UFC give him half...

Jul 15, 2016 3:45 pm

UFC notified of Brock Lesnar potential anti-doping violation

Back at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar made his triumphant return to the Octagon when he defeated Mark Hunt via unanimous decision in the co-main event of the historic card. Following the bout, Lesnar revealed that he could potentially be making a run at heavyweight, as he left the door open for future UFC fights. Now,...

Jul 13, 2016 7:35 pm

UFC Sioux Falls Results: Daniel Omielanczuk defeats Alexey Oleinik via decision

A heavyweight bout between Alexey Oleinik and Daniel Omielanczuk took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night main card in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. Round one begins and both men waste no time getting down to business as they exchange bombs. Alexey ducks under and grabs a hold of Daniel and drags him to the ground....

Jul 13, 2016 10:43 am

Daniel Cormier took a pay cut to fight at UFC 200

When Jon Jones was pulled from UFC 200 with just two days to go until his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier, there was much speculation as to what would happen to Daniel Cormier in regards to his involvement in the historic card. Fortunately, former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva stepped in on just two...

Jul 13, 2016 2:55 am

VIDEO | Anderson Silva fought Daniel Cormier for $6 million at UFC 200?

Former middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on two days notice to help save a huge fight from being cut from UFC 200 and took one of the toughest tasks of his career, going up against UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier. Silva said he took the fight to challenge himself and took the challenge...

Jul 12, 2016 10:14 am

UFC 200 rankings update

This past weekend, the UFC held its 200th Pay-Per View event. The historic UFC 200 event went down at the T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas, and played host to a number of incredible bouts. Understandably so, the fights shook up the UFC’s official rankings. In addition, Jon Jones being pulled from UFC 200 for his...

Jul 11, 2016 2:49 pm

Jon Jones’ manager says Jones missed eight-figure payday from UFC 200

With USADA flagging Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, he was pulled from his title fight versus Daniel Cormier and missed out on his opportunity to unify the UFC light heavyweight belts. Jones tested positive for two banned substances and missed out not only on possibly putting an end to his rivalry with...

Jul 11, 2016 1:59 pm

Mark Hunt issues statement after being beaten by Brock Lesnar at UFC 200

UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt wasn’t able to overcome Brock Lesnar in his return to the Octagon at UFC 200. Lesnar was able to implement his wrestling to repeatedly take Hunt to the ground and control him, delivering his signature ground and pound throughout the fight. Hunt took to Instagram on Monday to address fans and...

Jul 10, 2016 11:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar’s Backstage Interview from UFC 200

Watch former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar get interviewed backstage following his UFC 200 decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Lesnar defeated Hunt via unanimous decision after dominating the “Super Samoan” on the ground in rounds one and three of their co-main event bout. Who would you like to see Brock Lesnar face...

Jul 10, 2016 10:20 am

VIDEO | Triple H and Vince McMahon react to Brock Lesnar’s UFC 200 win

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar made a successful return to the octagon at last night’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Following the fight, WWE heads Vince McMahon and Triple H reacted to “The Beast’s” big victory. “To come back after all this...

Jul 9, 2016 10:37 pm

Brock Lesnar earned the highest guaranteed payday ever at UFC 200

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (6-3 MMA) made a successful return to the octagon at tonight’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas scoring a unanimous decision victory over former title challenger Mark Hunt. Lesnar utilized his ground game to smother and batter Mark Hunt for the better portion of both rounds one and three....

Jul 9, 2016 9:36 pm

UFC 200 Results: Brock Lesnar defeats Mark Hunt

In the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (6-3 MMA) took on former title challenger Mark Hunt (12-11-1 MMA). Round one begins and Hunt takes the center of the octagon. Brock is circling trying to find a way inside on Hunt. Mark has his right...

Jul 9, 2016 8:55 pm

UFC 200 Results: Daniel Cormier defeats Anderson Silva

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier squared off with former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva in a non-title bout during tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Silva is circling trying to keep Daniel on the outside. Anderson with a leg kick. Cormier is pressing forward. He shoots in for...

Jul 9, 2016 7:24 pm

UFC 200 Results: Cain Velasquez TKO’s Travis Browne

A heavyweight bout between former title holder Cain Velasquez (14-2 MMA) and perennial contender Travis Browne (18-4-1 MMA) kicked off tonight’s UFC 200 main card in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Velasquez quickly takes the center of the octagon. Browne with a nice right hand over the top. Cain comes back with a leg...

Jul 7, 2016 8:40 pm

Daniel Cormier vs. Anderson Silva reportedly official for UFC 200

News broke Thursday evening that Daniel Cormier will face Anderson Silva at UFC 200 in a 3 round light heavyweight fight. The announcement comes after much speculation as to who the UFC will have step in to face Cormier on 2 day notice after Jon Jones was pulled from the event for a potential USADA...

Jul 7, 2016 8:28 pm

UFC FN 90 results: Derrick Lewis defeats Roy Nelson via split decision

In the co-main event of UFC FN 90, Roy Nelson and Derrick Lewis squared off in a pivotal heavyweight matchup. Both men come out aggressive and exchange punches before clinching up. Nelson gets the body lock and presses Lewis against the cage. Big John separates them and Lewis lands a head kick and a right...