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Nov 17, 2016 2:17 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Smolka: ‘You’re only as good as your last performance’

11-2 UFC flyweight Louis Smolka is looking to bounce back from a bitter loss. At UFC Fight Night 96 in a bout against Brandon Moreno, Smolka was finished for the first time in his professional MMA career as Moreno locked in a guillotine choke forcing the Hawaiian to submit. With his only loss prior to...

Nov 17, 2016 1:10 pm

Conor McGregor had staph infection weeks before Nate Diaz fight

Earlier this year the MMA community was left stunned as MMA veteran Nate Diaz not only defeated Conor McGregor in the main event of UFC 196 on just two weeks notice, but also rocked and submitted the featherweight champ. McGregor, who appeared to gas early in the fight, was noticeably drained going into the second...

Nov 17, 2016 12:05 pm

Cameras catch Miesha Tate informing corner of retirement before Octagon interview

This past weekend at UFC 205, former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate stepped into the Octagon to fight Raquel Pennington in the kickoff bout for the main card of UFC 205. Tate, who lost the women’s bantamweight championship to Amanda Nunes at UFC 200 via 1st round submission, was looking to return to the...

Nov 17, 2016 11:36 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov’s comments to Michael Johnson mid-fight are terrifying

This past weekend at UFC 205, top ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov stepped into the Octagon on the preliminary card portion of the historic fight card to square off against heavy handed lightweight Michael Johnson. The fight was an incredibly dominant one for Nurmagomedov, who made it 8 straight wins in the UFC, extending his...

Nov 17, 2016 10:37 am

Brian Stann calls out Yoel Romero for controversial antics mid-fight

While Yoel Romero is undeniably the #1 contender at middleweight following his vicious 3rd round KO of Chris Weidman this past weekend at UFC 205, Romero is also on the receiving end of quite a bit of criticism given his controversial mid-fight antics. The most notable situation came back in 2014, when Romero was nearly...

Nov 17, 2016 9:58 am

Eddie Alvarez reflects on loss to Conor McGregor with Chael Sonnen

This past weekend in the main event of UFC 205, UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez was on the wrong side of a brutal TKO from Conor McGregor. For McGregor, who made UFC history with the win as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC titles in two weight classes, the win was not only a...

Nov 17, 2016 7:56 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Perry gives prediction for fight with Alan Jouban

‘Platinum’ Mike Perry has been the talk of the MMA community for the past several months. Ahead of his UFC debut, a welterweight scrap with Hyun Gyu Lim at UFC 202, Perry made headlines for his weigh-in antics, high-fiving ring girls as he walked on stage, before then faking Lim out with a handshake. When...

Nov 17, 2016 7:00 am

Michael Bisping rips “biggest cheating mother****r” Yoel Romero

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has always been a strong opposer of PEDs in MMA. When it comes to the topic, ‘The Count’ is never afraid to speak his mind on the matter, frequently throwing shade at fighters, especially ones he has fought, who have failed drug tests. On the heels of Yoel Romero’s phenomenal...

Nov 17, 2016 6:58 am

EXCLUSIVE | Tyron Woodley “I don’t believe that fight was a draw. I think I won. So I am ready to move forward”

UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley joined host Chris Taylor on BJPENN.com’s Rapid Fire segment where he discussed his UFC 205 “fight of the night” title bout with Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson. The epic five-round war between ‘T-Wood’ and ‘Wonderboy’ was declared a 47-47 draw by two of the three judges in attendance, with the third judge awarding ‘T-Wood’...

Nov 16, 2016 7:11 pm

VIDEO | “Mystic Mac” Conor McGregor’s insane history of predictions

https://www.facebook.com/eireUFCOfficial/videos/1141526559219547/ One of the reasons that UFC superstar Conor McGregor has reached new levels of popularity is being able to talk the talk and then walk the walk. McGregor’s uncanny fight predictions have been so accurate at times, it seems like something straight out of a movie. Take a look at this amazing edit of...

Nov 16, 2016 3:24 pm

PHOTO | Yoel Romero hugging Shaq is priceless

Yoel Romero made a huge statement with his flying knee finish over former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman at UFC 205 over the weekend. The “Soldier of God” is looking to get a chance against UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and UFC President Dana White has already stated that the fight makes sense. Before going...

Nov 16, 2016 11:35 am

USADA Hands Lyoto Machida 18-Month Suspension for Anti-Doping Violation

Earlier this year, former UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida was pencilled in for a middleweight bout with the now-retired Dan Henderson. The fight, which was scheduled for April’s UFC on Fox 19 card, would have been a rematch of a slow 2013 bout, which saw Machida walk away with split decision win. Regrettably, Machida...

Nov 16, 2016 10:47 am

8:30 PM EST! BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 7 // Louis Smolka | Jorge Masvidal | Tim Boetsch

BJPENN.COM Radio returns tonight at 8:30PM ET/5:30PM PT with yet another awesome guest lineup! 8:40PM ET- Louis “Da Last Samurai” Smolka @lastsamuraiufc kicks off the show to discuss his upcoming bout with Ray Borg at UFC 207 later next month. The Hawaii native will give us his take on Borg as an opponent, how he...

Nov 16, 2016 10:01 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov Gets a Hero’s Welcome Home in Dagestan

Hundreds of fans crowded the tiny Makhachkala airport in Dagestan to welcome Khabib back to Russia. Few fighters ever receive this treatment pic.twitter.com/hkfL628XvW — Karim Zidan (@ZidanSports) November 16, 2016 One of the most dominant performances of UFC 205 – a card that was especially rich in dominant performances – came courtesy of Dagestan’s Khabib...

Nov 16, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Watch Uriah Hall Smash Gegard Mousasi in Their First Fight

Originally, the UFC’s Saturday night trip to Belfast, Norther Ireland was supposed to be headlined by a welterweight bout between South Korea’s Dong Hyun Kim and honorary Irishman Gunnar Nelson. When Nelson was forced out of this bout with an injury, however, the Belfast card received a new main event: a middleweight rematch between Gegard...

Nov 16, 2016 8:39 am

Conor McGregor gives terms for potential Floyd Mayweather fight

The war of words continues between two division UFC champion Conor McGregor, and undefeated boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Following McGregor’s UFC 205 scrap with Eddie Alvarez, which saw McGregor score a flawless 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, talks of McGregor having a boxing match with Floyd Mayweather began to heat up...

Nov 16, 2016 7:50 am

VIDEO | Matt Brown Joins Youtube Star for Funny “Fight Me” Prank

With 12 knockout wins and 6 submission victories to his name, UFC welterweight Matt Brown is a scary, scary dude. The thought of having to partake in a street fight with the brick-fisted MMA star is absolutely terrifying. A street fight with Brown is precisely what people think they’re in for in the newest prank video from YouTube...

Nov 16, 2016 7:43 am

Dana White rips Floyd Mayweather for Conor McGregor comments

Following Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past weekend that saw McGregor pick up a 2nd round TKO win to claim the lightweight championship, and become the first ever two-division UFC champion, boxing icon Floyd Mayweather heard that people were comparing McGregor to him. That didn’t sit well with ‘Money’: “I...

Nov 16, 2016 7:33 am

Eddie Alvarez’ striking coach predicts Conor McGregor can beat Floyd Mayweather

This past weekend, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor stepped into the Octagon to square off against UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in a highly anticipated matchup, headlining the UFC’s historic inaugural event at the Madison Square Garden. McGregor of course cemented his place in the UFC history books as he dominated Alvarez from bell to...

Nov 15, 2016 9:37 pm

Jon Jones weighs-in on potential Conor McGregor vs. Tyron Woodley fight

Throughout the course of the week leading up to UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley were involved in several backstage ‘altercations’. While no punches were exchanged, the pair were forced to be separated by security on several occasions. The first incident was a very minor one, and occurred...

Nov 15, 2016 6:25 pm

Anthony Pettis eyeing both of Conor McGregor’s title belts

Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis experienced a bit of a career resurgence earlier this year when he dropped down to featherweight in the midst of a 3-fight losing streak at 155, which saw him lose the UFC lightweight championship to Rafael dos Anjos before dropping back to back losses. When Pettis dropped down to...

Nov 15, 2016 6:01 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor’s KO of Eddie Alvarez received Super Saiyan edit

Conor McGregor going super saiyan pic.twitter.com/JcoqckHdxx — UFC Insiders (@UFCInsiders) November 14, 2016 This past Saturday in the main event of the UFC’s historic inaugural Madison Square Garden event, UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor captured UFC lightweight gold as he landed an incredible 4-punch combo that left Eddie Alvarez stunned on the canvas....

Nov 15, 2016 5:42 pm

Conor McGregor fires back at Floyd Mayweather with brief statement

On the heels of Conor McGregor’s historic UFC 205 win over Eddie Alvarez this past Saturday that saw him claim the UFC lightweight championship and make history as the first man to simultaneously hold UFC championship belts in two weight classes, McGregor was criticized by boxing icon Floyd Mayweather. Mayweather, who was briefly linked to...

Nov 15, 2016 12:41 pm

Brendan Schaub’s bold prediction for Conor McGregor’s next opponent

While there’s no denying that top ranked lightweights Tony Ferguson and Khabib Normagomedov are both deserving of title shots, newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Conor McGregor could be making his first title defense against a different opponent. That’s if former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub’s prediction turns out to be accurate. He spoke on The Joe...