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Oct 10, 2016 9:13 am

Michael Bisping Rips Tony Ferguson on Twitter

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping avenged an ugly, 2009 loss to Dan Henderson with a hard-fought unanimous decision win. Not everyone believed he deserved that win, however. In the wake of Bisping’s defeat of Henderson – which marked his first successful defense as middleweight king –...

Oct 10, 2016 8:58 am

REPORT: Conor McGregor knocked out cold while sparring

Conor McGregor was allegedly knocked out cold while sparring at Straight Blast Gym while preparing for his lightweight title fight against champ Eddie Alvarez, according to a source close to the camp. MMA insider Dizz initially reported that the current featherweight champion was shaky and had a possibly broken nose when he came to. https://twitter.com/talkmma/status/785507445967822848...

Oct 10, 2016 7:36 am

Tim Kennedy Thinks Michael Bisping Will Lose the Title in his Next Defense

On Saturday night, Michael Bisping defended the UFC middleweight title, taking a narrow decision from a former foil in Dan Henderson. In doing so, the Brit extended an unlikely title reign that began with a shocking, upset knockout of Luke Rockhold in June of this year. Bisping’s next challenger is likely to be the winner...

Oct 10, 2016 7:35 am

Dana White Smothers Anderson Silva vs. GSP Rumors

For many years, there was no bigger fight in MMA than a super fight between former middleweight champion Anderson Silva and former welterweight king Georges St-Pierre. The fight was MMA’s holy grail; it’s Mayweather vs. Pacquiao – but it never happened. Today, when Silva is neck deep in a four-fight losing streak, and GSP is closing...

Oct 9, 2016 4:26 pm

ICYMI: ABC Approves Changes to MMA’s Unified Rules, Attempts to Improve Scoring Criteria

In August, the Association of Boxing Commissions and Combative Sports (ABC) held its annual conference in Las Vegas, Nevada. At this conference, the association approved some fairly major changes to MMA’s Unified Rules. Perhaps the most significant of these changes pertain to the language of MMA’s rather archaic scoring system. Good news, considering scoring controversies – like...

Oct 9, 2016 4:22 pm

Gegard Mousasi likes Michael Bisping but would beat him “easy”

Former Strikeforce champion Gegard Mousasi picked up an impressive second-round TKO victory over former UFC champion Vitor Belfort at yesterday’s UFC 204 event in Manchester, England. (Watch the highlights here). The victory marked Mousasi’s third in a row, as he had previously scored victories over Thiago Santos and Thales Leites respectively. The Armenian spoke about...

Oct 9, 2016 3:52 pm

PHOTO | Cody Garbrandt sends Dominick Cruz an image of how he will look following their fight

It’s no secret that UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz and surging contender Cody Garbrandt don’t like each other. The two 135-pound fighters have been trading verbal shots for months – so much so, in fact, that it is starting to look like contenders such as TJ Dillashaw, Bryan Caraway and Jimmie Rivera will be skipped over to book the Cruz...

Oct 9, 2016 11:10 am

Twitter Reacts to Gegard Mousasi’s Defeat of Vitor Belfort

On Saturday night, in the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi got a fight with an opponent he’s been chasing since his days under the Affliction banner in 2009: Vitor “The Phenom” Belfort. Though the bout was undoubtedly a better late than never situation, Mousasi made good on this long-awaited opportunity. In the first round,...

Oct 9, 2016 9:08 am

VIDEO | Watch Jimi Manuwa Score a Nasty KO Victory over Ovince St. Preux

Last night, on the main card of UFC 204, England’s Jimi Manuwa took his first steps into the Octagon since he was knocked stiff by Anthony “Rumble” Johnson more than a year ago. His opponent in this return to action was Ovince St. Preux, who recently contended for the interim light heavyweight title against pound-for-pound...

Oct 9, 2016 9:00 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson’s Backstage Interview

On Saturday night, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought his last fight as a professional mixed martial artist. He did so against an old rival in England’s Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight title on the line. Though Henderson nearly stopped his foe on punches in the first and second rounds, and found some success with...

Oct 9, 2016 8:16 am

Pro Fighters React to Dan Henderson’s Retirement from MMA

On Saturday night, in the main event of UFC 204, MMA legend Dan Henderson stepped onto the canvas for a final time. The former Pride and Strikeforce titleholder did so against an old rival in Michael Bisping, in a bout that could have won him the UFC middleweight title. Regrettably, Henderson was not able to...

Oct 8, 2016 11:41 pm

VIDEO | Gegard Mousasi TKOs Vitor Belfort

In the co-main event of UFC 204, Gegard Mousasi and Vitor Belfort stepped into the Octagon in a pivotal matchup for the UFC’s middleweight division’s rankings. Mousasi entered the bout as a heavy favorite, in the midst of a 2-fight win streak that most recently saw him KO Thiago Santos on the preliminary card of...

Oct 8, 2016 11:34 pm

MMA community reacts to Michael Bisping’s win over Dan Hendeson

In the main event of UFC 204, UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping made his first successful title defense in Manchester, England as he picked up a unanimous decision win over Dan Henderson in a five round war. The fight saw Bisping dropped in both the first and second round, both times resulting in Henderson nearly...

Oct 8, 2016 10:54 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping & Dan Henderson Octagon interviews

In the main event of UFC 204, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson squared off in what turned out to be an epic five-round war. The fight was an extremely back and forth one, with Henderson dropping Bisping in both the first and second rounds. Ultimately Bisping showed his incredible toughness & heart as he recovered...

Oct 8, 2016 10:21 pm

VIDEO | Michael Bisping vs. Dan Henderson (highlights)

In the main event of UFC 204, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson went to war! The fight, which took place at the Melbourne Stadium in England, was set to be Henderson’s final fight before retiring from MMA. In addition, the fight served as Bisping’s first title defense, giving him the opportunity to avenge his UFC...

Oct 8, 2016 6:34 pm

Anderson Silva’s son claims his dad is fighting Georges St-Pierre this December

According to Anderson Silva’s son, his father will be fighting former UFC welterweight champion Georges St. Pierre (25-2 MMA) this December. Check out his Instagram post below: • Christmas month will be exciting • A photo posted by One Of A Kind (@kalylsilva) on Oct 8, 2016 at 5:49pm PDT The fight would mark the first...

Oct 8, 2016 3:06 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Eddie Bravo: “The Eddie Bravo Invitation doesn’t use referees. Watch NCAA if you want to watch wrestling!”

The Eddie Bravo Invitational has become a staple in premier grappling competitions. The man behind the contest spoke to BJPENN.COM Radio this week and discussed the unique nature of his competition and the exciting future of submission-based grappling. “The Eddie Bravo Invitational is all about the audience. The audience comes first. It’s all about entertainment.”...

Oct 8, 2016 2:21 pm

VIDEO | Dominick Cruz: Fighters are jealous of Conor McGregor’s money

Prior to UFC 202 back in August, UFC President Dana White stated that Conor McGregor would need to return to featherweight to defend his featherweight strap after his rematch with Nate Diaz. Ultimately however, after McGregor picked up his majority decision win over Diaz back in August, he signed on to fight Eddie Alvarez in...

Oct 8, 2016 1:23 pm

Bellator releases former champions Brandon Halsey and Emanuel Newton

Former middleweight champion Brandon Halsey and former light heavyweight champ Emanuel Newton have left the Bellator building, so to speak. The news of Newton and Halsey’s release from the promotion was confirmed by Jason Floyd of The MMA  Report, making them the third former champ to jump ship this year alone. “It’s what I wanted...

Oct 8, 2016 9:48 am

Michael Bisping predicts 3rd round finish of Dan Henderson

Tonight in Manchester, England. Michael Bisping will step into the Octagon for his first middleweight title defense. The fight will not only give Bisping the opportunity to defend the middleweight championship in front of the English fans, but it will also give him the opportunity to avenge his infamous UFC 100 KO loss to Dan...

Oct 8, 2016 8:43 am

Will Brooks gives update on rib injury following Alex Oliveira fight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon to fight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ despite the fact that Oliveira weighed-in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds in a non-title fight. While Brooks started the fight out strong, an early...

Oct 8, 2016 8:18 am

Vitor Belfort: I’m in Michael Bisping’s head

At 39 years old, after twenty years as a professional MMA fight, Vitor ‘The Phenom’ Belfort has fought and defeated some of the greatest MMA fighters of all time. He also holds a highlight reel knockout win over current UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, who he defeated back in 2013 in Sao Paulo, Brazil. Tonight...

Oct 7, 2016 9:09 pm

Source reveals Conor McGregor’s “personal” announcement

Ahead of UFC 205, Conor McGregor’s stock is at an all-time high. After suffering the first loss of his UFC career back in March at the hands of Nate Diaz, McGregor was able to avenge the loss at UFC 202 as he picked up a majority decision win over the Stockton superstar. While there was...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...