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Dec 6, 2014 12:15 pm

Report: UFC Reebok Deal Worth $70million

The UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok is worth a reported $70 million. The U.K. Telegraph has the scoop, which stated the deal is worth $70 million over a 6-year period. The deal will see fighters earnings partly determined by their placement on the UFC’s official rankings, and partly by how well their merchandise sells....

Dec 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 2, 2014 10:26 am

Browne Holding Onto Anger Ahead Of Schaub Fight

“A buddy of mine Pat Barry, who came out and helped me after the ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fight before the (Alistair) Overeem fight told me ‘live in that moment, live with it, live with that anger. Don’t get used to it, but just let it piss you off’ and that’s what I did,” Browne said. “So...


Dec 1, 2014 3:15 pm

Pennington considers late opponent change “A little frustrating”

Raquel Pennington had her opponents switched for UFC 181 at the last minute recently when she found herself facing Ashlee Evans-Smith instead of Holly Holm. In addition, Pennington dropped from the main card on Pay-Per View to the preliminary card on Fox Sports 1. She spoke to UFC.com to discuss how the late opponent change...

Nov 30, 2014 4:23 pm

After successful return to the UFC, Matt Wiman plans to continue fighting

Matt Wiman took nearly a two-year long hiatus from the UFC after his loss to TJ Grant at UFC on Fox in January of 2013. Earlier this month Wiman returned from his hiatus and defeated Issac Vallie-Flagg via unanimous decision. Following the quick disappearance, and sudden reappearance of Wiman, fans had questions regarding whether or...

Nov 30, 2014 7:31 am

RATINGS REPORT: Edgar vs. Swanson numbers through the roof

Earlier this month Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson squared off in Austin Texas in a main event bout that had title implications. After battering Swanson for nearly 5 rounds, Edgar locked in a rear naked choke with just 4 seconds left. MMAFighting has received the ratings report from the UFC from the event, and the...

Nov 28, 2014 12:31 pm

“Rumble”: ‘Big Difference When You Can Eat”

Anthony Rumble Johnson has experienced a recent re-birthing of his career following a move from welterweight to light-heavyweight. Now just one win away from a title shot, “Rumble” revealed the secrets of his success: “I can eat. I can enjoy myself. I’m just having fun. That’s all that matters to me, right now. Big difference....

Nov 28, 2014 12:04 pm

Penne: ‘TUF a strange messed up science experiment’

“That house starts to mess with you. It’s like a very strange messed up science experiment. It really is. They give you every opportunity for drama. You just get really wrapped up what’s right in front of you and it ends up being very dramatic. “I don’t feel like people acted like they would in...

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 26, 2014 11:54 am

Matt Brown: ‘What The F*ck Has Conor McGregor Done?’

“I can’t even believe this is an argument. What the fuck has Conor [McGregor] done compared to what Frankie’s done? Frankie deserves [the title shot]. Period.” “I don’t hate that (he made himself famous). More props to him. But when you are talking about title shots – the opportunity of a man’s life – you...

Nov 23, 2014 2:24 pm

Frankie Edgar: “I got tunnel vision on that title”

Frankie Edgar snapped the six fight winning streak of Cub Swanson last night at UFC Fight Night 57 by submitting Swanson with just 4 seconds left in the bout (See the highlights HERE). Following the bout, Edgar spoke on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss his goal of earning another title shot against...

Nov 23, 2014 10:51 am

Swanson on fight-losing submission: ” I don’t want a broken jaw again”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57 Cub Swanson was submitted by Frankie Edgar with just 4 seconds before the end of the bout. The choke that finished the bout was a rear-naked choke that wasn’t under the chin of Swanson, which usually doesn’t force a fighter to tap. However, Swanson...

Nov 23, 2014 10:09 am

Swanson on Edgar bout: “I’m going to be better”

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar defeated Cub Swanson via submission in the 5th round to earn himself the latest finish in UFC history. At the post-fight show on FOX Sports 1 Swanson spoke about the bout, and his future in MMA. “Obviously, it was super frustrating, but...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 22, 2014 7:36 pm

UFC FN 57 Results: Wiman Scores Decision Win Over Vallie-Flagg

Matt Wiman and Isaac Vallie-Flagg kicked off the main-card of “UFC Fight Night 57” on Fox Sports 1 with their lightweight bout. Wiman controlled most of the fight with his grappling and was able to pick up the unanimous decision win. The majority of the fight took place in the clinch with Vallie-Flagg’s back against...

Nov 22, 2014 1:04 pm

Matt Wiman explains two year absence from the UFC

Heading into tonight’s UFC Fight Night 57, many fans have wondered where Matt Wiman has been for the last two years. Wiman, a UFC vet of 14 fights with a 9-5 record under the UFC banner, hasn’t been in the Octagon since January of 2013, nearly two years ago, when he lost to TJ Grant....

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 21, 2014 2:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in results

All 24 fighters for UFC Fight Night 57 are weighed in, and on weight for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 57, which takes place in Austin Texas. The full weigh in results are as follows: MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Frankie Edgar (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145.8) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Bobby...

Nov 21, 2014 6:57 am

Kenny Florian agrees with Diaz: GSP is scared of Silva

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Nick Diaz, recently stated in an interview that he believes he’s fighting Anderson Silva this January because former UFC champ Georges St. Pierre is afraid to do so. Nick’s bad blood towards GSP is nothing new, but fans may be surprised to learn that UFC commentator and former St-Pierre training...

Nov 20, 2014 11:05 am

Bobby Green on training with Diaz brothers: “It changed my life”

UFC lightweight standout Bobby ‘King’ Green is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Edson Barboza this Saturday. Leading up to the bout, Green traveled to Stockton California to train with the Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez. Green reflected on his time training with the Diaz brothers in an interview with Fox...

Nov 20, 2014 5:20 am

Swanson on title shot: “There’s no denying me after this”

Cub Swanson is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night bout against Frankie Edgar this Saturday on Fox Sports 1. Leading up to the bout, Swanson has been promised a title shot if he defeats the former champ in their #1 contender bout. Swanson joined the crew on UFC Tonight to discuss the bout. “No...

Nov 18, 2014 12:57 pm

UFC Boss: Both McGregor & Anderson Silva Could Get Title Shots With Wins

“These fights lead to bigger fights. “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time. At the same time, Anthony Johnson and Gustafsson will fight and both the winners of those fights will match up later on this year.” “Every one of these fights leads to a bigger fight....

Nov 16, 2014 4:53 pm

Hunt: “My gas was starting to get to me”

Last night at UFC 180, Mark Hunt was KO’d by Fabricio Werdum. The KO came as a shock to many, especially after Hunt posted an outstanding 1st round where he stuffed Werdum’s takedowns with ease, and had Werdum noticeably hesitant to throw strikes. Hunt admitted to Ariel Helwani on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show...

Nov 16, 2014 9:08 am

White Clarifies Comments About Stripping Velasquez Of Championship

UFC President Dana White caught heat from critics earlier this week when news surfaced that White was allegedly contemplating stripping UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez of his belt if the champ is unable to fight before March (Read about that HERE). White clarified his comments last night at FOX Sports post-fight show last night after...

Nov 15, 2014 1:36 pm

Roomate: Jon Jones Has Bad Temper, Throws People Through Windows

“We got into a lot of trouble,” Covington said. “When you’re in a small town in Iowa, a lot of kids are farm kids and they always wanted to start some stuff with the wrestlers and I was a national champ in college and Jon was a national champ, so they’d always try to pick...