500 Search Results for Dustin Poirier

Feb 2, 2017 1:13 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC on FOX 23 – Masvidal and Ngannou rocket up

The UFC on FOX 23 card had a few key fights take place that shook up the official UFC rankings. Jorge Masvidal went into his fight ranked #12 against then-ranked #5 welterweight Donald Cerrone. Following his second round TKO over “Cowboy,” Masvidal now stands in Cerrone’s #5 spot, moving up seven spots in the official...

Jan 19, 2017 9:26 am

UFC Rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 103

The UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the landscape of all the weight classes in addition to the pound-for-pound list following UFC Fight Night 103. The biggest change came in the flyweight division where Sergio Pettis jumped up six spots to the #9 ranking with his win over John Moraga, which dropped Moraga down...

Nov 24, 2016 9:53 am

Michael Johnson calls out Rafael dos Anjos

It’s no secret that the lightweight division is one of the UFC’s most exciting divisions. The top 5 of the UFC’s lightweight division according to the promotions official rankings are as follows: Champion – Conor McGregor #1 Khabib Nurmagomedov #2 Tony Ferguson #3 Eddie Alvarez #4 Rafael dos Anjos #5 Nate Diaz Just out of...


Nov 23, 2016 5:08 pm

UFC rankings updated following UFC Fight Night 100

Two UFC events took place over the weekend as UFC Fight Night 99 took place in Belfast, Ireland while UFC Fight Night 100 went down in Sao Paulo, Brazil. With the two events, the UFC rankings have been updated to reflect the fights having an impact on the top 15 ranked fighters throughout the UFC...

Nov 23, 2016 11:23 am

Conor McGregor just roasted the entire UFC roster

Whether you love him or hate him, its hard to deny the dominance of Conor McGregor. Barring an early 2016 hiccup against Nate Diaz, the Irishman has blown through his UFC competition, setting records and making millions in the process. It all began with a knockout of Marcus Brimage. Then came a dominant decision defeat...

Nov 21, 2016 7:31 am

Free agent Lorenz Larkin is now allowed to negotiate with other promotions

In August of this year, Lorenz “The Monsoon” Larkin mauled long-time welterweight contender Neil Magny to a first-round TKO. In doing so, he improved his welterweight record to a strong 4-1, and established himself as one of the division’s very best fighters – the seventh best, according to the UFC rankings. Larkin’s defeat of Magny...

Nov 17, 2016 1:04 pm

VIDEO | UFC rankings updated following UFC 205 – Conor McGregor not yet at the pinnacle

The UFC rankings were freshly updated following the historic UFC 205 event that took place at New York’s Madison Square Garden. UFC superstar Conor McGregor made history on Saturday night in the main event against Eddie Alvarez. “The Notorious” became the first fighter in the UFC to hold two weight class championship titles at the...

Oct 19, 2016 6:49 pm

Khabib Nurmagomedov says he cares more about championship belts than money

Khabib Nurmagomedov is riding one of the longest winning streaks for any fighter on the UFC roster. With 23 wins in a row, the Dagestani lightweight is on the cusp of a title shot, something he values far more than money. “I care about the belt,” Nurmagomedov said. “I want to finish this fight and...

Oct 12, 2016 9:01 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor and Eddie Alvarez Warming Up in the Same Locker Room

On November 12, in the main event of the historic UFC 205, UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title. If he wins, he’ll become the first fighter in UFC history to hold two titles simultaneously. Given that McGregor is one of the most iconic trash talkers in MMA history,...

Oct 5, 2016 2:16 pm

A Look Back at the Record-Breaking Rise of Conor McGregor

In April of 2013, a 25-year-old Conor McGregor waved goodbye to a job as a plumber’s apprentice and made a successful UFC debut with a first-round TKO of Marcus Brimage. In the moments after the win, McGregor would famously call for a knockout of the night bonus. He would receive that bonus, and return home...

Sep 17, 2016 10:05 pm

Former UFC lightweight champ Anthony Pettis calls out Michael Johnson

Michael “The Menace” Johnson scored a brutal first-round knockout victory over Dustin Poirier in the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 94 event in Hidalgo, Texas. Johnson was able to slip a Poirier combination and then catch “The Diamond” with a big counter right hand, followed by a straight left, which sent Dustin crashing...

Sep 15, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Michael Johnson during fan Q&A: ‘Nate Diaz definitely doesn’t hit hard’

LIVE w/ Michael "The Menace" Johnson!! Have questions? One half of the main event is answering you NOW!! #UFCHidalgo Posted by UFC on Wednesday, September 14, 2016 Michael “The Menace” Johnson headlines UFC Fight Night 94 this Saturday against Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier. On Wednesday ahead of the main event, Johnson took to Facebook live...

Jul 28, 2016 2:04 am

Updated UFC rankings – Holly Holm drops while Ronda Rousey moves up

The UFC rankings were updated after the UFC on FOX 20 event that took place over the weekend. The divisions that seen the most change were the women’s bantamweight division and the men’s featherweight division. Holly Holm fell two spots to #4 after being beaten by Valentina Shevchenko, who jumped up four spots to #3....

Jun 4, 2016 2:21 pm

UFC 199 live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC 199 event in Inglewood, California? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for recaps of every fight on the card! Main Card (Pay-Per View) (c) Luke Rockhold vs. Michael Bisping – Bisping KO’s Rockhold at 3:36 of round one...

Jun 3, 2016 10:12 am

Knockdown stats of UFC 199 fighters

Tomorrow night in Inglewood, California, fight fans will witness an action packed night of fights co-headlined by a trilogy bout between Dominick Cruz & Urijah Faber, as well as a headlining bout between Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping. Ahead of UFC 199, which is undoubtably a stacked event, take a look at the offensive and...

Jun 1, 2016 10:45 am

UFC 199 fight week betting odds

On Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year given that in the main event Luke Rockhold and Michael Bisping will have their highly anticipated rematch for Rockhold’s middleweight championship. In addition, Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will have their long awaited...

May 31, 2016 9:49 am

PHOTO | Striking stats for UFC 199 fighters

This Saturday, UFC 199 will go down in Inglewood, California. The event is one of the most highly anticipated of the year, featuring a middleweight showdown between Luke Rockhold & Michael Bisping in the main event, and the trilogy fight between Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber in the co-main event. Ahead of the fight, take...

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...

Feb 11, 2016 1:43 pm

TBT! Conor McGregor explains his ‘mystic’ abilities to Lorenzo Fertitta

Conor McGregor Explains His Mystic Abilities To… by CombatNation For this throwback Thursday take a look back at Conor McGregor explaining his mystic powers to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta. This clip was prior to McGregor fighting Dustin Poirier at UFC 178. McGregor ultimately defeated Poirier via 1st round KO. Following that McGregor defeated Dennis Siver...

Jan 2, 2016 8:24 am

UFC 195 Live Results Stream

Unable to tune in for UFC 195 tonight? BJPenn.com has you covered, keep refreshing this page for up-to-the-minute updates, as well as full recaps on BJPENN.com. Main card (PPV) (c) Robbie Lawler vs. Carlos Condit – Robbie Lawler wins via split decision Stipe Miocic vs. Andrei Arlovski – Andrei Arlovski wins via TKO Albert Tumenov...

Dec 28, 2015 10:11 am

WATCH! Dan Hardy’s amazing breakdown of UFC 195 Lawler vs. Condit

Check out former UFC title contender Dan Hardy’s always insightful breakdown of fights taking place at UFC 195. Hardy goes in depth on the styles and matchups of the welterweight title fight between champion Robbie Lawler and contender Carlos Condit, the heavyweight match between Stipe Miocic and Andrei Arlovski and a lightweight battle between Dustin...

Nov 1, 2015 8:50 am

PHOTOS | MMA community celebrates halloween

Yesterday the MMA community celebrated Halloween, and as can be expected, the result was pretty great. Below is a compilation of fighter’s rocking their halloween costumes on social media. Awesome turn out for Halloween sparring today @syndicatemma!! Even had a guest appearance by the real @FlavorFlav! pic.twitter.com/2R7vbiniiE — John Wood (@bigwoodmma) October 31, 2015 Halloween...