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May 12, 2016 9:50 am

Vitor Belfort has high praise for Jacare Souza ahead of UFC 198

Ahead of UFC 198 this Saturday in Curitiba, Brazil, where Vitor Belfort and Jacare Souza will square off in a fight that many believe to be a middleweight #1 contender fight, ‘The Phenom’ has high praise for his opponent. He spoke to media members, as transcribed by MMAFighting: “I have my eyes on ‘Jacare’ only....

May 12, 2016 8:53 am

Jose Aldo’s interesting analysis of UFC 198

On Saturday, UFC 198 hits Curitiba, Brazil. On the highly anticipated card, quite a few Brazilian MMA legends will fight in front of Brazilian fans. With that being said however, former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo believes that Cris Cyborg and Fabricio Werdum are the only Brazilian fighters he is confident will win. Unfortunately, former...

May 12, 2016 8:44 am

Top ranked female UFC star lands at #5 on “Crush List”

While it’s no secret that Ronda Rousey and Miesha Tate have been credited as being two of the most attractive women in sports, a new UFC star is now being listed as one of the “Top 99 women of 2016”. On AskMen.com‘s annual “Crush List”, WMMA pioneer Gina Carano ranked at #51, UFC women’s bantamweight...

May 12, 2016 1:26 am

UFC title contender tested by USADA twice in less than a week

USADA has been frequenting UFC title contender Claudia Gadelha’s house, apparently testing the TUF coach twice in less than one week. Gadelha posted a photo late last week showing that USADA has paid her a visit for a test. She said in her post, “USADA na área e eu aqui mais pura do que coração...

May 11, 2016 6:25 pm

BJ Penn officially receives new opponent for UFC 199

Tuesday evening news broke that Dennis Siver was forced out of his UFC 199 scrap with BJ Penn due to an undisclosed injury. While speculation began flying as to who would step up and face the UFC Hall of Famer on such short notice, it appears we now have an answer! American Top Team’s Cole...

May 11, 2016 5:13 pm

Report: UFC targeting Cole Miller to fight BJ Penn at UFC 199

Late Tuesday, BJPENN.COM released news that Dennis Siver was out of the scheduled UFC 199 featherweight bout with BJ Penn after suffering an injury leading up to the fight. While the UFC has yet to make any official announcement regarding a new opponent for UFC 199, our namesake BJ Penn obviously knows what fights are...

May 11, 2016 4:45 pm

UFC releases statement on Anderson Silva

Tuesday night tragic news surfaced that Anderson Silva had been rushed to the hospital after falling ill. Unfortunately for the former middleweight champion, he was forced to withdraw from his UFC 198 bout with Uriah Hall this weekend due to gallbladder issues. On Wednesday, Silva underwent surgery to have his gallbladder removed, and was comfortably...

May 11, 2016 1:59 pm

VIDEO | Cris Cyborg takes on unexpected sparring partner at UFC 198 open workouts

Invicta featherweight champion Cris Cyborg makes her UFC debut in a 140 pound catchweight bout versus Leslie Smith this weekend at UFC 198. A young fan got to showcase her skills at the UFC 198 open workouts against Cyborg on Wednesday. The young fan and Cyborg put on an impressive display of movement going back...

May 11, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Dana White talks Conor McGregor, UFC sale and Floyd Mayweather fight

UFC President Dana White addressed a lot of big issues for the media and fans of mixed martial arts on Wednesday. With recent news of the UFC being up for sale to the ongoing story of Conor McGregor vs. the UFC with Nate Diaz stuck in the middle, White addressed a lot of the information...

May 11, 2016 9:30 am

Dana White on UFC sale rumors: “We are working on a deal”

Rumors have been flying for quite some time now that state that the UFC brass is currently shopping around for a buyer for the promotion. While a detailed report emerged earlier this week that says 4 buyers have emerged in the bidding war for the biggest MMA promotion on the planet, UFC President Dana White...

May 11, 2016 8:47 am

Uriah Hall pulled from UFC 198

Tuesday night unfortunate news surfaced that former UFC middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva had been forced out of his UFC 198 matchup with Uriah Hall this Saturday due to a problem with his gallbladder. It was revealed that Silva would need to undergo surgery to have his gallbladder removed on Wednesday. Wednesday morning an update was...

May 10, 2016 9:40 pm

Dana White reacts to rumors of the UFC’s sale

Tuesday evening, a report was published which revealed that 4 bidders have emerged to purchase the UFC. While the report from ESPN also revealed that the UFC owners were in “advanced talks” to sell the promotion, that isn’t the case according to UFC President Dana White. White revealed to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that the...

May 10, 2016 7:43 pm

BREAKING: Dennis Siver out of fight with BJ Penn, UFC searching for new opponent

More injuries are causing problems for the UFC. After a late report on Tuesday that Anderson Silva was forced to pull out of his UFC 198 bout against Uriah Hall, BJPENN.COM has learned that UFC featherweight Dennis Siver has pulled out of his UFC 199 bout with BJ Penn. Penn said he received a call...

May 10, 2016 6:34 pm

BREAKING: Anderson Silva out of UFC 198

Former middleweight king Anderson Silva has faced another setback putting him on the sidelines. Yahoo! reported late Tuesday that Silva was forced to pull out of his scheduled bout with Uriah Hall scheduled for May 14 at UFC 198 “due to abdominal pain that may require gall bladder surgery.” Yahoo! reports that UFC President Dana...

May 10, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Report: UFC step closer to being sold, valuation in the billions

The owners of the UFC are moving forward on to the next steps in the process of selling the UFC. ESPN reported the news on Tuesday that the “owners are in advanced talks to sell the business.” ESPN’s sources say that there are four serious buyers in the mix to purchase the UFC including WME/IMG,...

May 10, 2016 2:50 pm

BJ Penn releases statement regarding being on UFC 199 prelims

Tuesday afternoon news broke that UFC Hall of Famer BJ Penn’s fight against Dennis Siver at UFC 199 would take place on the televised prelims, as opposed to the Pay-Per View section of the card, as many expected. According to MMAFighting, Penn vs. Siver will serve as the main event of the preliminary card before...

May 10, 2016 1:27 pm

VIDEO | UFC color commentator Joe Rogan talks marijuana in MMA

UFC color commentator Joe Rogan is an advocate of marijuana and also the psychedelic drug Lysergic acid diethylamide also known as LSD. Rogan was a guest on the Dan Le Batard show on Tuesday and spoke about the use of marijuana in mixed martial arts as well as his views on LSD use in general....

May 10, 2016 12:38 pm

VIDEO | The power of 45,000 Werdums – UFC 198 Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 1

Check out your favorite fighters from UFC 198 as the UFC takes you beyond the Octagon. From the UFC video descrption: On Episode 1 of UFC 198 Embedded, UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum lunches with Beto Richa, the governor of Parana, and trades jiu-jitsu pointers with former light heavyweight champion Shogun Rua. Werdum’s opponent Stipe...