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Dec 23, 2016 8:39 am

MMA community reacts to Cris Cyborg’s failed drug test

Earlier this week, the UFC was notified of a potential anti-doping violation from Cris Cyborg stemming from a December 5th drug test. While Cyborg maintained her innocence in a lengthy Facebook post, saying: “For my fans who are disappointed in the news, I am sorry. You can feel confident that the substance they are inquiring...

Dec 23, 2016 7:18 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes says Ronda Rousey blocked her on Instagram

In one week’s time, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Amanda Nunes will attempt the first defense of her title. She will do so against former champion and transcendent MMA star Ronda Rousey, who will be making her first steps into the Octagon since she was knocked out by Holly Holm more than a year ago. The...

Dec 23, 2016 6:53 am

Sorry ‘Mighty Mouse,’ Dana White thinks Conor McGregor is MMA’s pound-for-pound king

With former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Jon “Bones” Jones currently serving a year-long suspension, MMA’s pound-for-pound debate has typically come down to one man: Flyweight champ Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson. When Conor McGregor defeated Eddie Alvarez to win the UFC lightweight title in November, however, he made a strong case for a spot atop...

Dec 22, 2016 3:31 pm

Cris Cyborg releases statement on failed drug test

Thursday morning the MMA community woke up to news that Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg had failed a USADA drug test earlier this month. The UFC was notified of the drug testing failure and released a statement of their own. While Cyborg’s team maintained radio silence on the matter immediately, the WMMA vet...

Dec 22, 2016 2:35 pm

VIDEO | Dana White talks about Cris Cyborg’s failed USADA drug test: ‘I thought it was just strange that she was turning down all these fights’

The MMA community has been buzzing with the news of Cris Cyborg’s potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collected on December 5, 2016. The UFC released a statement on Thursday stating that they were notified of the potential violation. UFC President Dana White spoke with TMZ on Thursday about the situation. “USADA...

Dec 22, 2016 1:10 pm

Cris Cyborg releases first statement on failed USADA drug test

Big news hit the MMA community on Thursday when the UFC released a statement that they were notified that the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA) informed Cristiane “Cyborg” Justino of a potential Anti-Doping Policy violation stemming from an out-of-competition sample collection on December 5, 2016. Cyborg gave a short statement to MMA Fighting following the news...

Dec 22, 2016 11:40 am

BREAKING! Cris Cyborg fails USADA drug test

On the heels of news that Holly Holm and Germaine de Randamie would be competing for the inaugural women’s featherweight championship at UFC 208, it has now been revealed that the UFC has been notified of a failed drug test from Cris Cyborg. The UFC released a statement on their website: “The UFC organization was...

Dec 22, 2016 11:01 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Dodson willing to fight at “as many” weight classes as he can

While a controversial split decision loss to John Lineker may have halted John Dodson’s hopes of making a statement in the bantamweight division in 2016, ‘The Magician’ is currently struggling to find a 135 pound fighter who is willing to fight him! During a recent episode of BJPenn.com Radio, Dodson revealed that following his loss...

Dec 22, 2016 10:36 am

EXCLUSIVE | John Dodson discusses next potential fight, reflects on Lineker loss

Back in October, two of the most exciting fighters in the UFC’s lighter weight divisions stepped into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Former flyweight title challenger John Dodson was looking to pick up his second straight win since returning to bantamweight, while John Lineker was looking to continue his...

Dec 22, 2016 10:07 am

Demetrious Johnson sidelined through first part of 2017 with knee injury

Unfortunate news surfaced this week that UFC flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson had injured his knee earlier this year during his 5-round war against Tim Elliot. In the opening round, Johnson was nearly submitted by the ‘TUF: Tournament of Champions’ winner, however over the course of the next four rounds, Johnson used his wrestling to dictate...

Dec 22, 2016 9:12 am

Jose Aldo gives update on interim lightweight title fight

Earlier this month, recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo revealed that not only was he going to be moving up to lightweight, he would be competing for the interim featherweight championship. While this is likely due to Aldo’s desire to avenge his 13 second KO loss to Conor McGregor, it was also revealed this...

Dec 22, 2016 7:53 am

Report: Rumored roster for ‘TUF 25: All-Stars’

In an effort to once again switch things up once again, it appears as though the UFC will be making the next season of The Ultimate Fighter an all-star season, rather than bringing in a new group of contestants to compete on the show. MMAJunkie broke the news, revealing that the promotion is targeting an...

Dec 21, 2016 9:11 pm

Cain Velasquez using CBD Oil to relieve pain from injury 9 days out from fight

With just nine days to go until UFC 207, where former heavyweight champions Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum are set to have a highly anticipated rematch for the heavyweight #1 contender spot, many fans will likely be shocked to hear that Velasquez is dealing with a pretty significant injury. During his training camp for the...

Dec 21, 2016 9:01 pm

Tyron Woodley willing to fight Conor McGregor in Ireland

During the UFC 205 fight week, Irish superstar Conor McGregor and UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley were involved in several heated situations of their own, despite the fact that both men were slated to fight other men. The first incident was a very minor one, however it set the stage for the remainder of the...

Dec 21, 2016 2:28 pm

PHOTOS | Max Holloway shows off ankle injury

Since winning the interim featherweight championship earlier this month by TKOing Anthony Pettis, it was reported by recently-promoted featherweight champion Jose Aldo that he and Max Holloway would be fighting at UFC 208 in Brooklyn in February. Unfortunately, following Holloway’s win over Pettis, it was revealed that he had suffered an ankle injury and would...

Dec 21, 2016 1:58 pm

BJPENN.COM Radio Ep. 12 // John Dodson | Diego Brandao | Diego Sanchez | Renato Laranja

BJPENN.COM Radio is back at 8PM ET/5PM PT tonight with a great guest lineup for your MMA fix! 8:15PM ET- Tonights show kicks off with John “The Magician’ Dodson @johndodsonmma. He’ll be discussing the controversial loss to John Lineker back in October and where he thinks he should be ranked in the Bantamweight division. We...

Dec 21, 2016 1:10 pm

VIDEO | Tyron Woodley on Conor McGregor: If you want to get your head bit off with me spewing your blood all over the octagon, let’s do it

Many fans were talking about Conor McGregor’s UFC 205 backstage incidents with #1 UFC ranked lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov and current UFC welterweight champion Tyron Woodley. There were actually two run-ins that McGregor had with Woodley with one taking place during the early weigh-ins and another backstage where security had to get in between “The Notorious”...

Dec 21, 2016 12:10 pm

REPORT: Nate Diaz offered interim title fight with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Conor McGregor revealed this week that he could very well be returning to the Octagon after Christmas, rather than taking 10 months off like UFC President Dana White stated, Khabib Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson have continued to talk trash at one another on social media. Nurmagomedov revealed recently that an interim lightweight title fight...

Dec 21, 2016 11:34 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov sends stern message to Jose Aldo

Lightweight #1 contender Khabib Nurmagomedov is looking to get one last fight in between now and May 27th, when he begins to take time off from training for Ramadan. While after UFC 205 all signs pointed to Nurmagomedov and Tony Ferguson fighting for the chance to challenge Conor McGregor for the lightweight championship, Nurmagomedov revealed...

Dec 21, 2016 10:56 am

Max Holloway gives timetable for return following ankle injury

Max Holloway is fresh off a third round TKO win over Anthony Pettis earlier this month at UFC 206, which saw him claim the interim lightweight championship, and secure himself a fight with featherweight champion Jose Aldo. Following Holloway’s win over Pettis, recently promoted UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo revealed that before Holloway vs. Pettis...

Dec 21, 2016 9:41 am

VIDEO | Throwback! Jon Jones KOs sparring partner with one punch

Jon Jones is known for many things. He’s knowns as the greatest light heavyweight our sport has ever seen, and perhaps the greatest fighter ever outright. He’s known as the youngest champion in UFC history. He’s known as a troubled individual outside the cage. He’s known as an incredibly talented grappler. He’s known as a creative,...

Dec 21, 2016 9:25 am

Floyd Mayweather Sr. critiques Conor McGregor’s boxing

While Conor McGregor may have been denied a boxing license in Nevada, he was granted a boxing license in California. This once again reignited talks of a potential Mayweather vs. McGregor boxing match. While both men have verbally agreed to the fight, there has been no official word on if the fight will ever take...

Dec 21, 2016 8:44 am

Anthony Pettis learns hand is not actually broken, avoids surgery

Earlier this month, the UFC made its first trip to Toronto, Ontario, Canada since 2013. It did so with the much maligned, but ultimately action-packed UFC 206. This thrilling card was headlined by an interim featherweight title fight between former lightweight champion Anthony Pettis, and streaking featherweight contender Max Holloway. Though Pettis was not without his...

Dec 21, 2016 8:39 am

Max Holloway goes off on Jose Aldo over recent comments

While it is undeniable that Max Holloway will be getting the next crack at Jose Aldo after winning the belt at UFC 206 earlier this month, there has been some confusion in regards to when the pair will fight. While Jose Aldo has been informing fight fans that prior to Holloway vs. Pettis, ‘Blessed’, ‘Showtime’,...