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Jul 30, 2016 10:15 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley calls out Nick Diaz, shuts down Stephen Thompson

While Stephen Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender following his unanimous decision win over Rory MacDonald earlier this year, newly crowned welterweight champion Tyron Woodley is looking for a money fight with MMA veteran Nick Diaz. Diaz, whose suspension recently ended, is on a 2-fight losing streak, with his most recent fight being a...

Jul 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Daniel Cormier prepared to put friendship aside & “smack Bisping around”

Although UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier frequently do Fox Sports 1 shows together, there is likely some tension between the pair given that Bisping knocked out Cormier’s teammate, Luke Rockhold, to win the belt at UFC 199. During a Q&A session with fans on Twitter, Cormier was asked...

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 7:06 pm

Daniel Cormier gives details on next potential title defense

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier is fresh off of his unanimous decision win over Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200. Cormier was initially slated to defend his light heavyweight title against Jon Jones at the event, however Jones was pulled from the card just two days before the event due to...

Jul 22, 2016 10:41 pm

Holy Holm comments on Jon Jones failed drug test, gives update on Jones

With just 2 days to go until UFC 200, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones found himself pulled from the historic card after being notified of a potential USADA anti-doping violation. Ultimately, Anderson Silva took Jones’ place against Daniel Cormier on the card, and Jones was handed a provisional suspension until his hearing with...

Jul 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Report: UFC 200 fails to surpass UFC 100, 196 PPV numbers

The UFC was surely planning to make their historic UFC 200 card the biggest event in UFC history. The fight card looks like it had the most expensive roster to date in the disclosed payouts report, perhaps setting the UFC record for fighter payouts for a single UFC event. However, the UFC 200 card took...

Jul 13, 2016 1:10 pm

Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone doesn’t give a f— about Ben Askren or his comments

Fan favorite Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone made a lot of noise with his controversial criticism of Daniel Cormier’s performance against Anderson Silva at UFC 200. After Cerrone’s comment was circulated all over the Internet, “Cowboy” was criticized by ONE Champion’s welterweight champ, Ben Askren. Askren addressed Cerrone directly in his Facebook video post saying, ““It’s disgusting...

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 10:25 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on timetable for retirement

At nearly 37 years old, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier knows that his time in the sport is limited. On the heels of Cormier’s UFC 200 unanimous decision win over former middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva, Cormier isn’t looking to take time off to wait for Jon Jones’ USADA issues to be settled. He spoke...

Jul 12, 2016 11:20 am

VIDEO | Ben Askren roasts Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone for his comments about Daniel Cormier

Ranked UFC lightweight and welterweight Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone and ONE Championship welterweight champ Ben Askren are similar in that both never hold back in speaking their mind. However, their views on fighting styles could not be more different. Cerrone was recently put under the microscope for his critical comments made on Daniel Cormier’s performance against...

Jul 12, 2016 10:43 am

UFC 200 salary report: Brock Lesnar sets new record for highest disclosed payout

UFC 200 saw an absolutely stacked event card from beginning to end and the monumental pay-per-view event is likely the biggest payout in UFC history because of that. Brock Lesnar took home the biggest check with his disclosed payout of $2.5 million, setting a new record for the highest disclosed payout in UFC history. Prior...

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 12, 2016 8:38 am

UFC 200 medical suspensions

Saturday night in Las Vegas, the historic UFC 200 event took place at the T-Mobile Arena. The event was a spectacular one, with Amanda Nunes pulling off the upset over Miesha Tate, Brock Lesnar triumphantly returning to the Octagon, and Jose Aldo being crowned the interim featherweight champion, to name just a few of the...

Jul 10, 2016 3:32 pm

Photo | Cerrone apologizes for using a homophobic slur to describe ‘DC’s’ UFC 200 performance

UFC lightweight and welterweight contender Donald Cerrone made waves earlier today when he described Daniel Cormier’s UFC 200 performance against Anderson Silva as ‘fighting like a f*g’. “Cowboy” who admittedly ‘dropped the ball’ with his previous comments, took to his Instagram to post the following apology for his remarks: Earlier today, I said something that...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jul 9, 2016 1:32 pm

UFC 200 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s historic UFC 200 card? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates as they happen, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight. Main Card (Pay-Per View) (c) Miesha Tate vs. Amanda Nunes – Nunes submits Tate at 3:16 of round one Brock Lesnar...

Jul 9, 2016 10:42 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier fight day video diary

IT'S FIGHT DAY! @DC_MMA checks in before he meets @SpiderAnderson tonight #UFC200 @PROcast @MetroPCS #CloserThanEverhttps://t.co/cQBRgdJwom — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 9, 2016 With just hours to go until Daniel Cormier steps into the Octagon against Anderson Silva on the main card of UFC 200, the light heavyweight champ has released yet another video diary...

Jul 8, 2016 12:07 pm

VIDEO | Dana White vents frustration, sounds finally fed up with Jon Jones

UFC President Dana White has been on an emotional roller coaster this week. With three UFC fights taking place this week, White had his plate full but was given even more on Wednesday when USADA flagged Jon Jones for a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation, removing him from the scheduled UFC 200 main event fight versus...

Jul 6, 2016 8:54 am

USADA drug testing stats a year after new testing policy

It’s now officially been a year since the UFC and the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency teamed up in an attempt to end PED usage in the UFC. USADA’s website, which is updated weekly with testing stats, reveals some interesting info. Below is a list of fighters who have given the most samples to USADA: Holly Holm:...

Jun 24, 2016 10:28 am

Jon Jones says he prefers to fight like Floyd Mayweather, a winner, not an entertainer

Current UFC interim light heavyweight champion Jon Jones won the interim title over Ovince Saint Preux at UFC 197 convincingly. However, after going five rounds with Saint Preux, who came in on short notice, many were quick to criticize Jones’ performance in the Octagon and wondered if he could have beaten the champion Daniel Cormier...

Jun 23, 2016 10:02 am

VIDEO | Dana White nearly faints during TUF 23 coaches challenge

The coaches challenge on season 23 of The Ultimate Fighter took an unexpected turn when UFC President Dana White upped the stakes by getting involved. Joanna Jedrzejczyk and Claudia Gadelha had to shoot targets, when the bullseye on the target was hit, the opposing coach was dropped from a platform into a giant tub of...

Jun 22, 2016 2:34 am

Report: UFC sold to investment group led by William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency

A newly released report from FloCombat indicates that the sale of the UFC has gone through with the investment group led by the William Morris Endeavor-IMG agency purchasing the company with a winning bid close to $4 billion. Despite UFC Vice President of public relations, athlete marketing, and development, Dave Sholler’s statement denying the sale...

Jun 20, 2016 1:45 am

VIDEO | Boxing referee gets hammered by a punch

Hugo Centeno Jr. and Maciej Sulecki met in the ring over the weekend for a WBO middleweight bout that aired on NBC. During their fight, referee Mark Nelson got in the mix and got his chin checked on accident after trying to break the two boxers up. Centeno Jr. hit Nelson with a right hook,...

Jun 17, 2016 10:50 pm

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald vs. Stephen Thompson staredown

Friday afternoon, the fighters of ‘UFC Fight Night: Ottawa’ hit the scales ahead of their scheduled bouts on Saturday night. In the main event of the card, #2 ranked welterweight Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson will square off with #1 ranked welterweight Rory MacDonald in what many believe to be a #1 contender fight. In the video...