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Jun 27, 2014 7:14 pm

Kelvin Gastelum Fined For Missed Weight, Issues Apology

Earlier today Kelvin Gastelum missed weight for his co-main event tomorrow night on FOX Sports 1. The Ultimate Fighter winner was given two additional hours to make the contracted weight-limit of 171lbs and failed. As a result he was forced to give up 20% of his purse to his opponent. Kelvin also took to twitter...

Jun 27, 2014 6:19 pm

Rousey: ‘If Cyborg wants her a$$ beat she knows where I’m at’

“I wanted to fight [Cris Cyborg], but the thing is, she’s the one that ran away. They announced out of competition drug testing in the UFC and within 24 hours she asked for her release. Then she started saying that ‘Oh I won’t be able to make 135, because then it will be much harder...

Jun 27, 2014 6:13 pm

Rousey: ‘New 115lb UFC Girls Take The Pressure Off Of Me’

“One-fifteen is a stacked division, It’s an interesting division and I’m looking forward to it. I’m glad it already has a lot of depth, it’s not like they have to build it, and it definitely takes a lot of pressure off of me having another women’s champion that they can really get behind and then...

Jun 27, 2014 6:06 pm

Thiago Silva Books First Fight Since Arrest

Former top UFC contender Thiago Silva will be looking to put his personal problems aside when he returns to action late August. The Blackzilian fighter is schedule to fight for a local Florida promotion on August 29. An opponent has yet to be named for Silva. The event is scheduled to go down from the War Memorial...

Jun 27, 2014 5:31 pm

Ronda Rousey: ‘Carano the fight I always wanted’

During a media event in Los Angeles, the UFC’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey was asked if there was a fight she needed to have before she retires. “The first women’s MMA fight I ever saw was Gina Carano vs. Julie Kedzie. Not only did I admire what [Gina Carano] was doing, but also I was...

Jun 27, 2014 5:23 pm

STAREDOWNS! Swanson-Stephens Square Off In Texas

Today at the At&T Center in San Antonio, Texas, Saturday’s main event fighters squared off for fight fans in anticipation of tomorrow’s fight on FOX Sports 1. (Pictured left to right: Cub Swanson, Jeremy Stephens)

Jun 27, 2014 1:16 pm

Swanson: ‘I just know I’m rising to the occasion’

UFC featherweight contender Cub Swanson (20-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC) is looking to make a statement when he faces Jeremy Stephens in the main event of “UFC Fight Night 44” this Saturday night in San Antonio. The former WEC title challenger is currently riding a five-fight win streak, which includes octagon wins over George Roop, Ross...

Jun 27, 2014 12:35 pm

Kelvin Gastelum ‘still trying to figure out’ weight cut down to 170lbs

The Ultimate Fighter Season 17 winner Kelvin Gastelum (8-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) is preparing for his co-main event bout with Nico Musoke at this weekend’s “UFC Fight Night 44” event in San Antonio. The young welterweight fighter recently revealed that he can get as heavy as 200-225 pounds when not in camp and that he...

Jun 27, 2014 6:52 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Biting guys In Soccer A Very Weird Thing To Do’

“Lets start with what happened on the soccer field. To bite someone in the course of battle at least somehow makes some kind of sense. To walk up behind a guy and just bite into his shoulder is just a very weird thing to do.” “I’ve never experienced it in the Octagon, but I have...

Jun 27, 2014 6:45 am

Jon Fitch Gets New Sponsor, Will Be First Fighter Paid With Digital Currency

When top welterweight fighter steps into the cage next month for The World Series of Fighting, he will be fighting for a new type of funds in Digital Currency. NBC’s Brian Kelly breaks it down: … So, I’m sponsoring Jon Fitch, the No.2 Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) World Ranked Welterweight, in his upcoming fight on...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...

Jun 27, 2014 6:35 am

Dan Miller Looking to Return Fall of This Year

It looks like Dan Miller will be making a return to the Octagon this fall, according to his manager, Jordan Mein. “Dan Miller’s back to training. I contacted (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva, and we’re looking to (get back) in September. Hopefully anywhere from September on you’ll see Dan Miller back in the octagon,” Mein told...

Jun 26, 2014 9:33 pm

STAREDOWNS! Marquardt-Te Huna Square Off In Aukland

This Saturday Morning/Friday Night-ish, the UFC makes its debut in Aukland Norway. Leading that charge is main event fighters, Nate MArquardt and James Te Huna. (Seen Above) In the co-main event, Soa Palelei takes on Jared Rosholt. (Seen Below)

Jun 26, 2014 9:28 pm

‘UFC FIGHT NIGHT AUKLAND: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ Weigh-In Results

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of tonight’s Weigh-ins, you’re in the right place. The event serves as the UFC’s debut in Aukland, Norway. In the main event, Nate Marquardt faces off with James Te Huna live on UFC Fight Pass. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 2 a.m. PT – Saturday)...

Jun 26, 2014 6:26 pm

New Bellator Boss Scott Coker Writes Letter To Fight Fans

With Scott Coker recently taking the helm of Bellator MMA, many MMA fans are interested in seeing what changes Coker plans on bringing to the promotion. While he has already made a few decisions, such as largely eliminating the tournament format and trimming the roster of some fighters, it’s still unknown just how much Coker...

Jun 26, 2014 6:18 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To USA vs Germany World Cup Game

Team U.S.A. has had some moderate success in this year’s FIFA World Cup. And though, they recently lost to Germany, they still get to advance through to the next round. The MMA World took to twitter with reactions and commentary throughout the match. Check it: No pressure, well except for BILLION people that are watching....

Jun 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Rousey Eyeing Fourth Title Fight In 2014

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey hasn’t even fought Alexis Davis yet, and already, she’s got her eyes set on what’s next. The first ever UFC female champion is set to fight next week in the UFC 175 co-main event, and if things go her way, she wants another fight later this year. Her words: (via...

Jun 26, 2014 2:52 pm

Galvao Expecting ‘Evolved’ Chael Sonnen In Metamoris 4 Headliner

“It won’t be easy… He has evolved and that’s natural. If you fight MMA, you should know jiu-jitsu. That’s a fact. That’s why he trains jiu-jitsu like every other MMA fighter. Evolution is a consequence of training, and he has evolved a lot. I will train and fight by the rules, going for the submission...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 26, 2014 9:00 am

Cub Swanson: ‘I’ve fought better’

“I think when he does knock people out, he’s right, he hits hard. There is no arguing that. But I’m not that easy to hit. If we want to compare knockouts, whether I TKO people or knock them out, a win is a win and I think I’ve done it to better opponents.” In a...

Jun 26, 2014 6:46 am

GSP Writes Letter Of Support During Canadian Drug Lord’s U.S. Trial

The following letter was written by former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who penned the words of support for the “King of Pot” Jimmy Cournoyer. Cournoyer is currently in U.S. custody, awaiting sentencing, after pleading guilty to trafficking large amounts of illegal narcotics. GSP and Cournoyer are known associates and the kind words from the...