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Dec 19, 2014 12:37 pm

Heun Speaks Out On UFC Sponsor Tax That Cost Him Thousands

  In 2010 ZUFFA LLC implemented a layer of protection for fighters in order to help weed out sponsors who lacked a real ability to pay. It was dubbed “The Sponsor Tax”. Basically, without getting into too much detail, any company wishing to sponsor a fighter inside the Octagon would first have to pay ZUFFA...

Dec 19, 2014 12:11 pm

Dustin Poirier Announces Move To Lightweight

Top 5 UFC featherweight fighter, Dustin Poirier has decided to move up in weight. The American Top Team fighter took to twitter to make the news, and then later clarified on Instagram as to why. Check it: "@FrigUrself: @DustinPoirier are you moving up to LW?" Yes — The Diamond (@DustinPoirier) December 19, 2014 And the...

Dec 19, 2014 11:47 am

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 58 Edition

Earlier today from Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 58 fighters hit the scales and squared off for fight fans. If you missed today’s event, here are some stills of the action: Silva v. Rhodes: Junior v. Cumming: Barao v. Gagnon: (Co-main event) Machida v. Dollaway: (Main event)


Dec 19, 2014 11:14 am

UFC Fight Night 58 Weigh-In Results

Today from Brazil, the UFC Fight Night 58 fighters hit the scales to make their bouts for tomorrow night official. If you missed BJPENN.COM’s Live broadcast of the event, here are the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 10 p.m. ET) C.B. Dollaway (186) vs. Lyoto Machida (185) Renan Barao (136) vs. Mitch Gagnon (136)...

Dec 19, 2014 9:52 am

TITO CLAUSE – Ortiz Gives Back To The Kids

‘Tis the season’ Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Tito ‘The Huntington Beach Bad Boy’ Ortiz is giving back to the community, this Holiday season. Check it: #aBellatorHoliday I was Santa. @BellatorMMA @toysfortots http://t.co/tNSDHSBhvG — Tito Ortiz (@titoortiz) December 18, 2014 #aBellatorHoliday I was Santa. @BellatorMMA @toysfortots A photo posted by titoortiz1999 (@titoortiz1999) on Dec 12, 2014...

Dec 19, 2014 5:31 am

Jon Jones Creates Smiles

Say what you want about the pound-for-pound king, Jon ‘Bones’ Jones. Sure, he may have his issues, but he does a lot of good too. Recently the UFC champion took to the Special Education Class at Rio Grande High, to make some kids happy this Holiday season. Check it: “Had a awesome time hanging out...

Dec 19, 2014 5:21 am

“PETTIS IS A BEAST”

“I’ve always seen something special in Anthony Pettis. When you see a guy that’s that talented and he’s only going to get better – I mean, he can do things to people that other people can’t do,” White said. “For instance, Gilbert Melendez has three different titles in three different organizations. Gilbert grew up with...

Dec 19, 2014 5:20 am

Dana White Responds to CM Punk Critics

“Some people love it, some people hate it. The people who are opposed to it and bitching about it, I get it. Every fight that we do isn’t going to be everybody’s thing, but there will be people who want to watch him and those that don’t. “He and I have become friends. And he...

Dec 19, 2014 5:04 am

Jimmo Wants To Stay A UFC Fighter, But He Wants Change Too

“The thing that people are mistaken of, ‘oh you’re not a company man’ or, ‘you don’t want to be there.’ I do want to be in the UFC and the fact that I’m trying to make a little bit of noise about this, proves it more than someone who’s just going to be in agreeance....

Dec 18, 2014 4:15 pm

UFC Announces Deal With TSN

The UFC has announced a new broadcasting partnership in Canada that will see UFC cards being broadcast on TSN, as well as occasionally on The Fight Network. To explain further, TSN is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, making this a huge deal for the UFC. MMAFighting broke the story earlier this week, which also stated that...

Dec 18, 2014 1:01 pm

Dana White: “Ben Askren does not want to fight in the UFC”

“The thing is with Ben Askren is that Ben Askren doesn’t really want to fight here, in my opinion. People that are close to him say the same thing. The guy is making a ton of money to fight nobodies, but when you talk and you say a lot of things it keeps your name...

Dec 18, 2014 10:37 am

Jones: “I’m the bad guy for this storyline and I’ll play the bad guy”

“I was definitely confused by them doing that. Especially them using the part, ‘I’ll kill you,’ when I said that. It was definitely, I thought it was a little… it was different for them to use that footage. But you know, I said it, and I just kinda own up to it. I haven’t really...

Dec 18, 2014 10:36 am

Finalized! UFC on FOX 14 lineup set

The lineup for next month’s UFC on FOX 14 event in Sweden is set and includes a four fight main card which will air on FOX. The event, which takes place January 24 live from the Tele2 Arena in Stockholm, is headlined by a light heavyweight title eliminator bout featuring hometown hero Alexander Gustafsson taking on surging contender...

Dec 18, 2014 10:30 am

PHOTO | Lawler Adds UFC Belt To Existing Gladiator Tattoo

A proud UFC welterweight champ, Robbie Lawler has had an update to his arm-ink. Here’s more: After 5 rounds 3 days later he doesn't look like he was in a 5 rounds 5min fight, congratulations @ruthless_rl #robbielawler it was an honor to put tattoo the belt on Champ A photo posted by Gilbert Machado (@gilink)...

Dec 18, 2014 10:18 am

Pablo Garza: ‘UFC asked everyone to sign petition regarding fair treatment’

According to former UFC fighter Pablo Garza, back in 2012 the Ultimate Fighting Championship asked their fighters to sign a petition. A petition that protects the promotion from a certain type of inquisition. Check it: “”Back in 2012 all ufc fighters were asked to sign a petition saying that the Ufc isnt a monopoly and...

Dec 18, 2014 10:09 am

Glover Teixeira vs. Rashad Evans Targeted For February Clash

  A light-heavyweight tilt between Rashad Evans and Glover Teixeira is reportedly in the works for an upcoming Fight Night event in Brazil. The Brazilian press reported the bout earlier today. If all goes well the two top 10 fighters will headline UFC Fight Night in Porto Alegre, Brazil on Sunday, February 22nd. UFC officials...

Dec 18, 2014 9:04 am

Ratings Report: UFC 181 Does Good PPV Numbers

The rematch between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks was one of the year’s most fruitful pay-per-views. Garnering an estimated 375,000 buys, the welterweight clash ended up being one of this year’s most drawing cards on television. Dave Meltzer breaks down the report: (via MMAFighting.com)   The apparent decision to go with Johny Hendricks over Rory...

Dec 18, 2014 8:59 am

Renan Barao: ‘I’ll Rematch TJ Dillashaw For Free’

“My goal is to fight for the belt no matter who has it. But I do want to fight T.J. Dillashaw again, and I want to make that clear. I would face T.J. Dillashaw even for free if I had to.” “It was definitely not the best year. Unfortunately, life is not always the way...

Dec 18, 2014 5:59 am

Bisping Backs UFC In Lawsuit – ‘Their careers didn’t pan out, so they’re suing’

“Let me break it down: you got three disgruntled ex-fighters and their careers didn’t pan out the way they wanted it to be, so guess what? They’re suing the UFC.” During last night’s UFC Tonight Broadcast, Michael Bisping briefly touched on the class-action lawsuit recently filed against the UFC. (More on that HERE) Kenny Florian...

Dec 18, 2014 5:03 am

Dollaway Hoping For Contention With Machida Win

“It’s the kind of fight I wanted. I wanted to be in a five round fight. I wanted to be in there with a guy that’s going to get me into a title fight. I’ve suffered injuries in my career and I know how hard they are to come back from and I just feel...

Dec 18, 2014 5:01 am

Dana White’s Run In With A Deadly Snake

UFC President Dana White is enjoying this Holiday season with his family, in Fiji. The fan-friendly UFC executive has been sharing moments from his vacation through social media, and took to facebook with this video.   <div id=”fb-root”></div> <script>(function(d, s, id) { var js, fjs = d.getElementsByTagName(s)[0]; if (d.getElementById(id)) return; js = d.createElement(s); js.id =...

Dec 18, 2014 5:00 am

Big Nog Looking Towards Retirement After Final 2015 Run

“I’m fine now, coming back from a previous injury, already training slowly, doing the physical part. I returned slowly to technical training, but I want to be good next year. I want to fight again in April or May. I’m thinking of ending my career next year. I want to have two more fights, although...

Dec 18, 2014 4:59 am

GRUDGE MATCH! Herman vs. Brunson Rebooked For UFC 183

A middleweight grudge match between Ed Herman and Derek Brunson has been rebooked for UFC 183. UFC 183 goes down on January 31, from Las Vegas. In the main event, Anderson Silva returns against Nick Diaz. Herman and Brunson were originally scheduled to square-off on the UFC on FOX 13 Preliminary card. Brunson fell ill...

Dec 17, 2014 7:00 pm

Anthony Pettis Planning Aggressive Run In 2015

Following a long stint of inactivity, UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis is looking to make up for lost time. According to a report on UFC Tonight, the champ is looking to return in either April or March, fight again in July, and then round out the year with one more title defense. In recent...

Dec 17, 2014 6:51 pm

Rory MacDonald Told He Will Not Fight For The Title

Top UFC welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald has been informed by the UFC that he will not be booked for a slot against Robbie Lawler. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broke the news this evening during their weekly broadcast. MacDonald was originally promised the winner of UFC 181’s main event. The Canadian was even sitting...