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Jun 28, 2016 7:54 pm

Johny Hendricks recalls sparring session with Kelvin Gastelum

In less than two weeks, at UFC 200, former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks will square off against Kelvin Gastelum in a pivotal welterweight matchup. Hendricks is coming off the first KO/TKO loss of his career at the hands of #1 contender Stephen Thompson, who finished Hendricks with a beautiful display of kicks. Gastelum on the...

Jun 28, 2016 12:37 pm

CM Punk: ‘Who’s to say I don’t get a title shot?’

Phil Brooks, better known as CM Punk is set to make his Octagon debut at UFC 203 versus Mickey Gall. While many believed Punk would never step foot into the Octagon against any opponent since signing with the UFC in 2014, the former WWE star is ready to prove all his doubters wrong now that...

Jun 28, 2016 8:47 am

Chael Sonnen confident Fedor Emelianenko will sign with the UFC

Earlier this month, MMA legend Fedor Emelianenko returned to the cage once again. Emelianenko fought former UFC heavyweight Fabio Maldonado in Russia in what turned out to be an extremely back and forth fight. After being rocked in the first round, and nearly finished, Emelianenko managed to win the next 2 rounds en route to...

Jun 24, 2016 11:14 am

Nick Diaz wants to fight Michael Bisping, but not for the UFC middleweight title?

Another name has dropped on the list of opponents for the new UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. Bisping opened up on his radio SiriusXM show “The Countdown” about recently hanging out with another big UFC draw that has been out of the loop with a suspension, but will be eligible to fight again in August....

Jun 16, 2016 11:56 am

Dana White’s response to latest UFC sale rumors

Numerous reports have emerged about the sale of the UFC this week. Ariel Helwani tweeted on Tuesday that the sale of the company was “definitely progressing.” Then, a source told us here at BJPENN.COM that the word on the street is that the deal is already done. Dave Meltzer also added this week that the...

Jun 16, 2016 8:10 am

UFC sale reportedly for entire ownership of company

The news of the potential sale of the UFC picked up once again earlier this week as it was announced that the sale was “definitely progressing” with no terms being given. Now, according to Dave Meltzer the bidding for the promotion is going to end above $4 billion and would see a complete transfer of...

Jun 15, 2016 8:45 am

Dan Henderson unveils plans for one more fight before retiring

At the age of 45, many are wondering at what point MMA legend Dan Henderson will walk away from the sport which he has given so much to. On the heels of his incredible UFC 199 KO win over Hector Lombard, Henderson wants to have one more fight, and then ride off into the sunset....

Jun 13, 2016 1:42 am

Stephen Thompson is not happy with the UFC welterweight title picture

Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson is not happy that his next fight isn’t for the welterweight title. Thompson will face Rory MacDonald at UFC Fight Night 89, which takes place in Ottawa, Canada on June 18. This fight will likely determine the next in line to fight for the welterweight title. Thompson, however, feels he already should...

Jun 11, 2016 4:29 pm

Cody Garbrandt details intense run-in with Dominick Cruz post-UFC 199

At UFC 199, Dominick Cruz defeated bitter rival Urijah Faber via unanimous decision, dominating the fight from start to finish as he knocked Faber down several times, and secured several takedowns over the course of the fight. Following the fight, Team Alpha Male fighter Cody Garbrandt ran into Cruz backstage, which resulted in a rather...

Jun 11, 2016 8:42 am

Cornerman opens up on brawl between Nate Diaz and Clay Guida’s brother

At UFC 199, it was announced that Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor II would go down at UFC 202 in August. Prior to that announcement however, Nate Diaz was involved in a bit of a fight backstage with Clay Guida’s brother Jason. While there hasn’t been much in the way of details regarding the brawl,...

May 28, 2016 7:23 am

Tyron Woodley denies sitting out for title shot

Back in October, top ranked UFC welterweight Tyron Woodley was set to fight former welterweight champion Johny Hendricks in what was believed to be a #1 contender fight. Unfortunately, Hendricks had a botched weight cut, and was forced to be rushed to the emergency room, cancelling the bout. UFC President Dana White stated after the...

May 25, 2016 3:02 am

VIDEO | ESPN analyst reports the Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather fight date

Conor McGregor vs. Floyd Mayweather will take place in May of 2017, according to ESPN’s Jalen Rose of the “Jalen and Jacoby” show. “I got some breaking news,” said Rose. “The Floyd and Conor McGregor fight is going to happen.” “Floyd and McGregor will probably announce in a month. It will be in May, the...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 17, 2016 10:33 am

Surprising odds released for Cris Cyborg bouts versus Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate

Cris Cyborg made her UFC debut at UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil over the weekend with a successful finish of Leslie Smith in the first round. Cyborg’s only UFC fight was at a 140 pound catchweight, which isn’t typical in the UFC. However, oddsmakers did release odds for Cyborg in fights against Ronda Rousey and...

May 10, 2016 9:30 pm

Tim Kennedy looking to step in & fight Uriah Hall

Tuesday evening, news broke that former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva was out of his UFC 198 Pay-Per View scrap against Uriah Hall with a condition that could see ‘The Spider’ have his gallbladder removed. With less than a week to go until fight night, Tim Kennedy, who has been out of the Octagon since...

May 5, 2016 11:44 pm

7-foot tall Stefan Struve now 280 pounds?

UFC heavyweight Stefan Struve is set to take on Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at UFC Fight Night 87, which takes place in Struve’s homeland of the Netherlands. Struve made his first appearance in the Octagon at the young age of 21 against Junior dos Santos at UFC 95 back in 2009. Dos Santos took out Struve...

Apr 30, 2016 4:14 pm

Greg Jackson: Jon Jones would have beat Daniel Cormier at UFC 197

When Jon Jones returned to the Octagon at UFC 197 against Ovince Saint Preux, he admitted that he was gun-shy, and hesitant to take advantage of openings throughout the fight. After the fight, UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier explained that he believes he would have defeated Jones if he had been able to fight...

Apr 28, 2016 11:47 pm

Don Frye blasts “overrated” Daniel Cormier

MMA pioneer Don Frye is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. The former UFC tournament winner often finds himself at odds with the UFC brass for speaking out against the promotion. Recently, Frye gave an interview in which he weighed in on UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor’s standoff with the UFC. Given...

Apr 28, 2016 8:51 am

Don Frye joins Team McGregor in standoff with the UFC

Conor McGregor’s very public dispute with the UFC has many members of the MMA community passively choosing sides. While some members of the MMA community believe the McGregor is obligated to fulfill his media obligations ahead of UFC 200, because promo is part of his job, others like Don Frye believe that McGregor’s job is...

Mar 28, 2016 2:19 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz’s coach maintains belief that Conor McGregor is on steroids

When Nate Diaz accused UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor of being on steroids at a pre-fight press conference, it sparked a big reaction from “The Notorious” and the media. Diaz’s boxing coach Rich Perez spoke with Submission Radio recently and maintains his beliefs that McGregor is on some kind of performance enhancing drug. “Oh yeah,...