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Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 24, 2014 5:45 am

UFC 179 Live Weigh-Ins Stream (2pm ET)

Fight fans are invited to join us here on BJPENN.COM, starting at 2 p.m. ET for today’s UFC 179 weigh-ins event. Use the player below to gain access. Enjoy!

Oct 24, 2014 5:02 am

Faber Exudes Confidence While Breaking Down Aldo vs. Mendes

“We are expecting some great fight and some big wins. This is a rematch for Chad and Aldo. To see Chad improve to get to where he is at and win his fights, it is big for me. I think we are going to see a whole different fight.” “Just be prepared for a battle....

Oct 23, 2014 6:30 pm

McGregor vs. Siver in the works for January

Top UFC featherweights Conor McGregor and Dennis Siver are reportedly in the works for an upcoming UFC event in January. While yet to be confirmed by the UFC, this bout is expected to go down from Boston, on a yet-to-be-announced event on January 18. The Irish Mixed Martial Arts fighter earned a shot at this...

Oct 23, 2014 6:23 pm

“APOLOGIZE!”

For the first time since having his suspension rescinded, UFC middleweight veteran, Cung Le talks about the personal, emotional, and family damage done to him by the UFC’s trigger happy drug testers. Check it: (via MMA.tv) “I am extremely happy with the UFC’s decision to rescind my suspension. I believe the issues raised in regards...

Oct 23, 2014 4:48 pm

GSP Gets “Humiliated” In First Training Session Back

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre was cleared, and returned to training this week in his hometown of Montreal, Quebec, Canada. The result though? UFC Tonight broke it down last night on FOX Sports 1: “His coach tweeted out picture of him training (pictured). He’s been cleared to train. He told me his first day...

Oct 23, 2014 4:16 pm

HE SPEAKS! War Machine Embracing “Grandma’s Faggotry” In Prison?

“On October 7th I received a book in the mail titled “The Disappearance of The Universe” and I’d like to thank whomever sent it. I’ve really been struggling in here, dealing with this seemingly out of the blue disaster that I have been blindsided by. My entire life I have fought “forgiveness”, plotted revenge and...

Oct 23, 2014 3:36 pm

UFC President Interested In Brock Lesnar Return

“I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time. I don’t know, we’ll see. If he wants to fight, he knows my number.” “It’s pretty amazing what he did and accomplished here while having diverticulitis. It would be interesting to see a 100 percent healthy Brock Lesnar compete.” In a recent interview...

Oct 23, 2014 1:04 pm

Nevada Won’t Be Testing Vitor Belfort Ahead Of Weidman Bout

The Nevada State Athletic Commission will not be putting Vitor Belfort under their random drug testing protocol ahead of his upcoming bout against Chris Weidman. While “The Phenom” was originally expected to have the microscope on him, an injury to Chris Weidman has forced the duo out of Nevada’s reach. Ariel Helwani reported: (Via MMAFighting.com)...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 23, 2014 11:46 am

MOTIVATED! ‘Already On Fight Weight’

No one has wanted to fight Michael Bisping more than Luke Rockhold. And after all the talk, we’re just a couple of weeks away. Check out the latest from the San Jose, Ca. fighter: At fight weight and at the top of my game. Bisping's in trouble November 8th. #UFCFightNig… http://t.co/wJkC6EG7yq pic.twitter.com/BwWCcJiaSn — Luke Rockhold...

Oct 23, 2014 11:35 am

Myles Jury Confirms Cerrone Booking For January

Top UFC lightweight contenders, Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury have agreed to face each other in a lightweight UFC contest. Rumors have been circulating for the last several weeks about the bout, but Jury took to twitter to confirm the booking. Check it: Myles @FuryJury vs Cowboy Cerrone is set, details to come. Mid Jan...

Oct 23, 2014 10:20 am

Paulo Thiago Released By UFC Following 2-7 Skid

After his latest string of losses, longtime UFC welterweight Paulo Thiago has been released by the promotion. The Brazilian made his promotional debut by knocking out, then top 3 welterweight, Josh Koscheck, in the very first round. In his latest nine UFC contests Thiago has won just two bouts.

Oct 23, 2014 10:13 am

Stephan Bonnar Breaks Toe Ahead Of Ortiz Bout

“I broke my toe a couple of weeks ago. I haven’t missed a work out. It just hurts. Tape it up and push through it and that’s how it’s always been. It’s really no problem. “I made it through the worst. Really, after you break the bone — whether it’s a little foot bone, a hand,...

Oct 22, 2014 4:36 pm

REPORT: Lauzon Joins Velasquez On UFC 180 Sidelines, Out Of Diego Sanchez Bout

If reports hold true, UFC fan favorite Joe Lauzon has become the latest fighter to pull out of the UFC’s Mexico debut card of UFC 180. Lauzon was originally slated to fight Diego Sanchez on the night’s main card, and came in as a replacement opponent for Norman Parke. The reason behind Lauzon’s withdrawal is...

Oct 22, 2014 1:34 pm

UT-OH! Bisping Cut in Training

Just two-weeks out from his pending main event against, Luke Rockhold, and Michael Bisping is under a physician’s care for a training injury. A minor cut over the right-eye of the OC resident won’t keep him out of the Nov 7 event, but it probably gives Rockhold a new target to spot. The Count explains...

Oct 22, 2014 1:28 pm

Mark Hunt says his only challenge will be making weight

Yesterday, we learned that UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez had suffered a knee injury in training and was thus forced out of his scheduled main event title fight with Fabricio Werdum at UFC 180. With that news, the UFC decided to pit perennial contender Mark Hunt against Fabricio Werdum with the winner being crowned the...

Oct 22, 2014 12:30 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pros React To Cain Velasquez Knee Injury And Bout Withdrawal

No doubt, the return of the UFC’s heavyweight champion was highly anticipated. Fight fans have been waiting more than a year for Cain Velasquez to return to the cage, only to have him cancel, once more, just three-weeks before his sold out event. As such, some notable MMA figures took to twitter with their sore...