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Oct 3, 2011 9:16 am

Countdown To UFC 136 Airs Tonight On Spike

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show, for all UFC pay-per-view events, kicks off tonight on Spike TV for UFC 136. UFC 136 is set for October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event will feature a main event for the UFC’s lightweight title in a trilogy fight between champion Frankie Edgar...

Sep 30, 2011 2:44 pm

UFC 136 Media Conference Call (Audio)

The UFC held the pre-fight media conference call for UFC 136 today and as always, BJPENN.COM took part. Featured on the call was Dominick Cruz, Demetrius Johnson, Kenny Florian, Jose Aldo, Chael Sonnen and Brian Stann

Sep 28, 2011 12:06 pm

UFC 136: Herman vs. Russow Scratched, Phan vs. Garcia II Promoted To Main Card

The injury bug has taken out Dave “Pee Wee” Herman and forced him out of his scheduled bout with Mike Russow at UFC 136. Instead of keeping Russow on the televised portion of the card the UFC has opted to promote a rematch between Nam Phan and Leonard Garcia in their place. “UFC 138: Munoz...

Sep 12, 2011 2:31 pm

Bisping Ready To Kill “Mayhem” Miller After Ultimate Fighter Season Was Over

“Miller’s mouth is bigger than his brain. I definitely get the upper hand throughout the entire season. I’m not talking about the fights, I’m just talking about the one-on-one interaction with Miller. I was a little disappointed it wasn’t Chael Sonnen. I think a lot of fans wanted to see that. But he had his...


Aug 12, 2016 12:39 am

Georges St-Pierre doesn’t want ‘a free pass’ like Brock Lesnar

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre has announced that he has started the process to be tested by USADA so that he can be eligible to fight in the UFC once again. While basically all athletes fighting in the UFC need four months of testing done by USADA to be eligible to fight, WWE superstar...

Aug 6, 2016 3:45 pm

Conor McGregor sides with Nate Diaz: ‘They f—ing are all are on steroids’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has been one of the most tested athletes in the UFC by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). With 14 tests done by USADA, “The Notorious” says that it is a good thing for the sport of mixed martial arts. “I’m happy to be tested,” said McGregor on Friday during the...

Jul 24, 2016 7:55 am

Pros react to Barboza’s decision victory over Melendez

Edson Barboza utilized some brutal leg kicks to earn a unanimous decision victory over former Strikeforce title holder Gilbert Melendez in last night’s UFC on FOX 20 co-main event. Here is how the pros reacted to Barboza’s win: Barboza is one big-ass lightweight. #UFCChicago — The Spartan (@EliasTheodorou) July 24, 2016 I would hate to...

Jul 21, 2016 3:06 am

VIDEO | Boxing’s Bob Arum rips on the UFC and MMA

Bob Arum has been around the boxing world for a long time and it seems he still has an issue with everything mixed martial arts. The Top Rank CEO recently spoke with the media on current events including the UFC’s $4 billion sale and talks about the promotion buying off lobbyist to ensure that MMA...

Jul 5, 2016 12:03 pm

Conor McGregor on first Nate Diaz fight: ‘I mismanaged my weight’

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor is set to rematch Nate Diaz in a non-title welterweight bout at UFC 202. McGregor has been “obsessed” with his first loss in the UFC and is looking to show the first fight with Diaz was just a fluke. “I am forever, forever learning,” McGregor told ESPN. “I think in...

Jun 28, 2016 10:39 am

UFC veteran passes away from stomach cancer

UFC veteran and alleged contract killer Amar Suloev passed away this week in his hometown of Anapa after a long battle with stage 4 stomach cancer according to BloodyElbow. Suloev, who trained alongside Fedor Emelianenko, fought professionally from 1999-2008, amassing a record of 24-7 throughout the course of a fight career that saw him fight...

Mar 9, 2016 8:08 am

Rafael dos Anjos open to superfight with Robbie Lawler at UFC 200

Leading up to UFC 196, there was much speculation as to a potential fight between Conor McGregor and Robbie Lawler at UFC 200 if McGregor were to defeat Nate Diaz at UFC 196. Ultimately, as everyone knows by now, Diaz submitted McGregor in the 2nd round of their welterweight scrap. Following the bout, McGregor revealed...

Mar 2, 2016 10:07 am

BREAKING: Wanderlei Silva ends retirement and signs with Bellator MMA

Bellator MMA has just announced the signing of former UFC and PRIDE veteran Wanderlei Silva. The legendary fighter who announced his retirement after a lifetime ban from MMA after evading a random drug test has come out of retirement since being released by the UFC and a re-hearing with the Nevada Athletic Commission. Silva’s received...

Feb 11, 2016 1:34 pm

REPLAY! On this day Buster Douglas KOs Mike Tyson

26 years ago today, Buster Douglas knocked out Mike Tyson Arguably the biggest upset in combat sports history… pic.twitter.com/8bTnwTei06 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) February 11, 2016 It was on this day 26 years ago that Buster Douglas handed ‘Iron’ Mike Tyson the first loss of his professional boxing career. Tyson was 37-0 going into...

Jan 12, 2016 10:01 am

GoFundMe started to help paralyzed MMA fighter walk again

The MMA community is without a doubt a very tight-knit group. While there are rivalries between fighters, camps, and promotions, at the end of the day the MMA community unites together to help and support its members. Fight fans may remember the story of amateur MMA fighter Jeff Dunbar who was paralyzed after sustaining an...

Jan 11, 2016 3:43 pm

Freddie Roach on Cotto: Manuel Marquez – Would be perfect

Legendary trainer Freddie Roach is back at it again and this time he has 4 time division champion Miguel Cotto looking for a fight and Roach thinks he found his fighter. Manuel Marquez appears to be fit for the plan that Roach has in store.  Marquez (56-7-1, 40 KO) hasn’t seen action since his unanimous...

Dec 26, 2015 8:37 am

Released! UFC 200 Promo Video: Summer Blockbuster

UFC president Dana White is prepping us for what should be an event to top all events this July in Las Vegas NV. If this landmark event is anything like UFC 100 then we should be in for a treat come this summer. Rousey vs Holm, McGregor vs ?? or any champ in 2015 that...

Dec 22, 2015 2:57 pm

Miesha Tate on February Fight: Tate vs ??? – Interview with a title contender

Miesha “Cupcake” Tate has a better chance at a title shot without Ronda Rousey on top of the women’s 135 lbs division.   No one knows that more than former Strikeforce champion Tate.     Dana White sounded off,  “If Miesha Tate is thinking retirement, it’s probably a good idea” comment that pretty much took...

Dec 7, 2015 2:23 pm

Frankie Edgar Interview: Tuf 22 Finale “It’s all about Aldo and Mcgregor!”

    With Frankie Edgar’s fight with Chad “Money” Mendes only right around the corner, the only beating for the battle drums being played that Edgar feels is for the main event on December 12th at UFC 194. Edgar has been with the UFC for almost nine years and produced many 5 round wars inside...

Nov 21, 2015 2:25 pm

“Scarface” Vows to Get Snitch!

By Joe “JD” David Rumors tend to get out of control when “all eyes” are on you, going into what some analysts and spectators alike view as one of the largest UFC fights to date. Jose Aldo Jr was a “no show” due to a rib injury in July, two weeks before fight night. The X-factor?...

May 22, 2015 10:38 am

McGregor Defends — Sees Nothing Wrong With UFC’s Reebok Deal!

In late 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal with Reebok that would eliminate the need for fighters to search for sponsors on fight night. Since then, the execution of the deal has been questionable to say the least. The recent details of the payout and dispersement of money between fighters is rubbing some...