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Dec 22, 2014 8:20 am

Jones: ‘I’m Going To Be Looking For Takedowns Against DC’

Besides being one of the most impressive, and dominant champions in UFC history, Jon Jones has the unique ability to defeat his opponents where they’re comfortable, and where they’re best. This was most recently seen when Jones defended his title against Glover Teixeira. Leading up to the fight, Teixeira’s inside game was highly touted, leaving...

Dec 22, 2014 8:10 am

WSOF 17 Picks Up Cobb vs. Nunez, Mladenov vs. Taylor

World Series Of Fighting 17 has picked up two new bouts for its January 17th event. The card, which will be headlined by Jake Shields and Brian Foster, now sees Brian Cobb vs. Johnny Nunez, and Kasimir Mladenov vs. Jesse Taylor added to the card. Cobb is 1-1 under the WSOF banner, most recently losing...

Dec 22, 2014 5:01 am

Barao On Gagnon Fight: “I Don’t Think The Fight Was That Hard”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, former UFC bantamweight champion Renan Barao returned to the Octagon in dominant fashion as he stopped a very game Mitch Gagnon in the 3rd round with an arm triangle. Barao spoke at the post-fight press conference through a translator to discuss the bout, and how he thought it...

Dec 21, 2014 5:25 pm

Aldo: ‘The UFC and Media should treat fighters better’

There has been much talk recently of fighter pay, and now UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is adding his opinion to the list. He spoke about fighter pay, and why the UFC, as well as the media, need to treat fighters better. “The athlete is not treated like he deserves. We deserve better,. I’m not...

Dec 21, 2014 5:24 pm

Esparza On Winning UFC Belt: “It Felt Like A Dream”

Recently, Carla Esparza defeated Rose Namajunas to become the first ever UFC strawweight champion in a win that Esparza says “felt like a dream.” Going into the bout, many were favoriting Namajunas, who defeated all 3 of her opponents on the show via submission. Esparza spoke to MMAFighting about the win, and why it didn’t...

Dec 21, 2014 5:05 pm

King Mo On UFC Lawsuit: “I Think It’s Great And Can Help Other Fighters”

With the impending UFC lawsuit, fighters have been giving their take on the upcoming suit, discussing their beliefs on both the pros and cons. Most recently, top ranked Bellator MMA light heavyweight King Mo gave his thoughts on the suit to BloodyElbow. “I think it’s great and can help a lot of fighters. Some of...

Dec 21, 2014 2:59 pm

Romero: Tim Kennedy Cheated Too!

When Yoel Romero and Tim Kennedy stepped into the Octagon to fight at UFC 178, nobody could have known the bout would become one of the most controversial in modern times. As the second round drew to a close, Kennedy held onto Romero’s glove, and landed some hard shots that left Romero rocked at the...

Dec 21, 2014 2:38 pm

Aldo Welcomes fight with Dillashaw

Recently, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw spoke about the possibility of a superfight against featherweight champion Jose Aldo, the man who has defeated two of his teammates, Urijah Faber, and Chad Mendes. Dillashaw said on an episode of Team Alpha Male Radio: “I wanna fight Aldo so bad, dude. I will beat Aldo. I wanna...

Dec 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC Prepping Legal Team To Fight Lawsuit

The UFC has begun the lengthy process of interviewing law firms to defend their company against a recently filed lawsuit that could see the UFC paying $100s of millions. According to The American Lawyer, the UFC has begun interviewing law firms to defend them against the suit. Among the list of firms, and lawyers the...

Dec 21, 2014 1:10 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Books 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been busy this week, as always, booking bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Derrick Lewis vs. Ruan Potts, which is set to go down at UFC 184 on February 28th at the Staples Center. Lewis is coming...

Dec 21, 2014 11:36 am

UFC Fight Night 56 Drug Test Results: All Fighters Test Clean

Good news! All drug test results from UFC Fight Night 56: Shogun vs. Saint Preux have come back clean! The event, which took place November 8th at the Ginasio Municipal Tancredo Neves in Uberlandia Brazil was headlined by a bout between MMA legend Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua, and Ovince Saint Preux, with Saint Preux getting the...

Dec 21, 2014 10:48 am

Rampage Jackson Releases Official Statement Regarding UFC Signing

Yesterday it was announced that Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson would be returning to the UFC, leaving Bellator MMA after going 3-0 with the promotion. Today Rampage sent out the following Tweet, linking to a statement on his website. Rampagejackson.com. Official statement on my UFC signing and what's happening at http://t.co/2iCm2dLQDw (so Scott Coker can shut up)...

Dec 21, 2014 10:31 am

QUICK TWITT: Phil Baroni Reacts To UFC Lawsuit

Last week it was announced that Cung Le, Jon Fitch, and Nate Quarry were suing the UFC in a class action lawsuit (Details HERE). Now, former UFC fighter Phil Baroni is giving his take on the lawsuit, and as usual, the New York Bad Ass isn’t holding anything back. Fuck the UFC — phil baroni...

Dec 21, 2014 10:06 am

CB Dollaway On Liver Kick: “I Was Basically Paralyzed”

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, CB Dollaway was on the receiving end of a ‘kick heard round the world’. The liver shot by Lyoto Machida ultimately ended with Dollaway unable to defend himself, forcing the referee to stop the bout. He spoke at the post-fight press conference about the kick. “Basically just a...

Dec 21, 2014 9:47 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Renan Barao’s Win Over Mitch Gagnon

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, Renan Barao returned to action for the first time since losing his bantamweight strap to TJ Dillashaw. After being off to a slow start, Barao found his rhythm and eventually submitted Gagnon in the third round (See that HERE). Below is a compilation of fighter reactions to the...

Dec 21, 2014 9:23 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Machida’s TKO Win Over Dollaway

Last night at UFC Fight Night 58, fight fans saw former light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida TKO rising contender CB Dollaway in just over a minute. Immediately, as always, the Twitter-verse went wild. Below is a compilation of Tweets from UFC fighters regarding the finish. Wow! Machida knows how to abuse a liver! #UFCFightNight58 —...

Dec 21, 2014 9:22 am

Cody McKenzie Retires From MMA

Former UFC fighter Cody McKenzie has retired from MMA, or, according to his words, has “quit”. He released the following Tweet regarding the matter, which has since been deleted, along with McKenzie’s Twitter account. I’m done fighting I would call it retiring but I never made no money so yea I quit. — . (@TheCodyMcKenzie)...

Dec 21, 2014 9:03 am

Muhammad Ali hospitalized with pneumonia

News surfaced last night that Boxing legend Muhammad Ali had been hospitalized with a mild case of pneumonia. Fortunately for the legendary fighter, doctors caught the pneumonia early, and Ali is expected to make a full recovery after what is expected to be a brief hospital stay. Ali’s spokesman told BBC that ‘The prognosis is...