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Sep 13, 2016 5:57 am

Demetrious Johnson: After Four Years as UFC Champion, “I Can’t Retire.”

We’ve seen some huge paydays in MMA recently. Back in March, Conor McGregor became the first fighter in UFC history to be paid $1 million dollars, flat-out. Months later, at UFC 200, Brock Lesnar more than doubled that record with a disclosed purse of $2.5 million. Then, in August, McGregor once again beat the record...

Sep 8, 2016 5:42 pm

PHOTO | Urijah Faber posts comical tribute to Nick Diaz on social media

The Diaz brothers and Urijah Faber both hail from Northern California and have been veterans in the sport of mixed martial arts for quite some time. While the California natives train at different gyms, they have been supportive of each other and it shows with Faber’s recent Instagram post of him wearing a Nick Diaz...

Sep 7, 2016 6:17 pm

Jon Jones looking good on the mitts while sorting out suspension

[ooyala code=”N3eWNyNTE6aI6MOe5Vk3hRzLH2lBtLEh” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″] Jon Jones may be sidelined at the moment while he sorts out his USADA suspension from a positive test in the weeks leading up UFC 200, but ‘Bones’ is training hard regardless. The former light heavyweight champion posted an Instagram video of him hitting the mitts, and Jones looks better than ever....

Sep 6, 2016 12:25 pm

PHOTO | Luke Rockhold signs with modeling agency, releases first photo

Former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold has been rather silent since his UFC 199 knockout loss to Michael Bisping that saw him lose the middleweight championship. Since then, there has been no word as to when Rockhold will return to the Octagon. The longtime AKA fighter recently did an interview in which he revealed that...


Sep 2, 2016 11:15 am

PHOTO | Nate Diaz shows off a huge joint from night with Snoop Dogg

UFC superstar Nate Diaz and his brother Nick are known advocates of marijuana. Older brother Nick is fresh off an 18-month suspension after testing positive for marijuana in his fight with Anderson Silva (Silva also tested positive for PEDs in their fight) at UFC 183 in January 2015. Meanwhile, Nate was under the microscope after...

Aug 29, 2016 10:56 am

UFC 202 sets new record

Conor McGregor just can’t stop breaking records. With the fastest featherweight knockout in UFC history and numerous record-breaking live gates to UFC 189 and 194, the Irish superstar can now add another UFC record to his name. The preliminary numbers are in for UFC 202’s online PPV orders, and the numbers look good. “It did...

Aug 24, 2016 5:58 pm

Daniel Cormier wants to “take control” of his career, and not fight Jon Jones

With just two days to go until UFC 200, Daniel Cormier found himself without an opponent when former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones was pulled from the card for a failed out-of-competition drug test back in June. Fortunately for Cormier, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva stepped in on short notice to replace Jon Jones...

Aug 3, 2016 9:12 pm

Amanda Nunes explains the power of a UFC championship belt

Many years ago, former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia revealed that he slept with the UFC championship belt after winning it by knocking out Ricco Rodriguez at UFC 41. Fast forward thirteen years, and UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes is doing the same thing Sylvia once did. She spoke to MMAJunkie to discuss how...

Aug 2, 2016 5:31 pm

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold discusses PED problem in MMA

The topic of PEDs in MMA is certainly the buzz of the MMA community following UFC 200. Just two days prior to the event, UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones was pulled from his main event scrap with Daniel Cormier after it was announced that he failed an out-of-competition drug test back in June....

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

Donald "Cowboy" Cerrone you are so mentally weak it is embarrassing! Posted by Ben Askren on Sunday, July 10, 2016 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...

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...