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May 7, 2015 11:00 am

INJURED! “Showtime” Suffers Injury, Forced Off of ‘UFC on FOX 16’

Say it ain’t so! Anthony Pettis has suffered an injury and has been forced to pull out of his hometown bout against Myles Jury at “UFC on FOX 16”. “Showtime” injured his elbow while training and could be sidelined for up to seven months. The news was announced on “Fox Sports Live” on Thursday evening....

Apr 29, 2015 9:04 am

New P4P King with “Bones” Out of UFC’s Official Rankings

It’s been a big couple of days in the world of mixed martial arts. Now that it is official Jon Jones is not only pulled from UFC 187 but also suspended and stripped of the title, UFC officials have released the newest rankings. The biggest change, of course, is the removal of Jon Jones from...

Apr 27, 2015 1:47 pm

Bobby Green Vs. Al Iaquinta Set For July Bout In San Diego

UFC officials announced over the weekend that UFC lightweights Bobby Green will face Al Iaquinta at UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Duffee. Green is coming off of a loss to to Edson Barboza back in November. Iaquinta is riding a four fight win-streak, including his most recent over Jorge Masvidal, you know the one where...

Apr 23, 2015 5:18 pm

STEP RIGHT UP! Another Diaz Callout

“Oooh, that, I like it. I think that’s a good fight. Oh yeah, man. I’ve got a big smile here right now. Right now, I need to fight. It doesn’t matter who my opponent is, or their rank. I need to fight, because I lost my last fight. My focus is to come back stronger...


Apr 15, 2015 10:54 am

Bendo vs. Johnson Targeted For July Bout

Ben Henderson and Michael Johnson is being targeted for ‘The Ultimate Fighter” Season 21 Finale in Florida. Michael Johnson is currently riding a four fight winning streak. After his most recent victory against Edson Barboza, Johnson called out Ben Henderson. Ben Henderson, who was coming off an upset victory over Brandon Thatch, responded by saying...

Feb 24, 2015 2:55 pm

Medical Suspensions Report: ‘Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Edition

Following his fifth KO loss in eight fights, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva received the lengthiest of medical suspensions, following Sunday’s UFC Fight Night event, in Brazil. The big man will need to sit out two-months before returning to action. Preliminary card fighter William Macario is also out 60 days. The full list of medical suspensions is...

Feb 23, 2015 10:37 am

“UFC Fight Night: Porto Alegre” Medical Suspensions: Bigfoot Out For 2 Months

Porto Alegre Brazil played host to an exciting night of fights last night, that was topped off by Frank Mir snapping a 4-fight skid by getting a TKO win over Bigfoot Silva in the 1st round. Below are the medical suspensions from the event, which were obtained by MMAJunkie: Frank Mir: suspended 14 days with...

Feb 22, 2015 9:12 pm

Michael Johnson on Calling Out Ben Henderson

After a phenomenal performance against Edson Barboza at UFC Fight Night 61, Michael Johnson put Ben Henderson on the hot seat when he called him out. During the post fight presser, Johnson mentioned that the call out was nothing personal and he simply wants bigger names. “He’s the only one open… I need some bigger...

Feb 22, 2015 11:51 am

“UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot” Recap and Results

“UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Silva” takes place live at the Ginasio Gigantinho in Porto Alegre, Brazil tonight! Join us here at BJPENN.COM for up to the minute results! Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 8 PM ET) Frank Mir def. Antonio Silva by way of KO (Strikes) 1:40 of Round 1 Michael Johnson def....

Feb 21, 2015 10:38 am

STAREDOWNS! ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Edition

Earlier today, from a packed out Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ fighters hit the scales, and made their bouts official. IF you missed our live broadcast, here are some of the day’s most notable staredowns. ANDRADE v. RENEAU: BARBOZA v. JOHNSON: MIR v....

Feb 21, 2015 10:35 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ Weigh-In Results

Earlier today, from a packed out Gigantinho Gymnasium in Porto Alegre, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, the ‘UFC Fight Night: Mir vs. Bigfoot’ fighters hit the scales, and made their bouts official. All fighters made the mark. Full results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 8 p.m. ET) Frank Mir (261) vs. Antonio...

Feb 21, 2015 6:09 am

Fight Night Porto Alegre: Open Workout Highlights

Watch highlights of Frank Mir, Bigfoot Silva, Michael Johnson, and Edson Barboza – the four fighters set to face off in the main and co-main event – from the Fight Night Porto Alegre Open Workouts.

Feb 16, 2015 6:11 am

Michael Johnson Spars Legendary Kickboxer Nieky Holzken

UFC lightweight Michael Johnson is currently gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 61 bout against Edson Barboza later this month, and in preparation for the bout, can be seen in this video sparring with the one and only Nieky Holzken. Holzken is the 2013 Glory WS champion, and has won numerous other championships in...

Jan 19, 2015 12:23 pm

Bobby Green Meets Jorge Masvidal At “UFC Fight Night Virginia”

In what is sure to be an incredible lightweight matchup, Bobby ‘King’ Green will be squaring off against Jorge Masvidal at “UFC Fight Night Virginia” on April 4th. Green is coming off a decision loss to Edson Barboza recently. The loss snapped an 8-fight winning streak for King, who will look to get back on...

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Dec 29, 2014 11:07 pm

Michael Johnson’s Absence From UFC Due To ‘Domestic Dispute’

Earlier this week it was announced that Michael Johnson would be returning to the UFC to fight Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 61. The bout comes after Johnson had been absent from the Octagon for 9 months, which we now know came as a result of a ‘domestic dispute’. The...

Dec 28, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone Talks Upcoming Jury Fight: “I Feel Like A Veteran”

Donald Cerrone has been a staple in the UFC’s lightweight division’s top 10 for some time now. After a loss to Rafael Dos Anjos in August of 2013, Cerrone bounced back and has gone on a 5-fight win streak that has seen him defeat high level fighters such as Edson Barboza, Jim Miller, and most...

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 10, 2014 10:53 am

MMA’s Top Managers Discuss UFC’s Reebok Deal

Several of MMA’s top managers have growing concerns for the UFC’s new uniform policy, that will eventually lead to the elimination of in-cage sponsors for fighters. MMAFighting.com‘s Marc Ramimondi had six leading managers weigh-in on the topic. Check it:   Malki Kawa (pictured), First Round Management, (Jon Jones, Benson Henderson) “Until we see the actual...

Nov 27, 2014 10:33 am

Medical Suspensions Report: No Long Layoffs For Fight Night 57 Competitors

The Texas department of Licensing has issued medical suspensions to all UFC Fight Night 57 participants. However, no term was severe. ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ took place last Saturday, from the Frank Erwin Center, in Austin. All but one fighter received a suspension term shorter than 30 days. Here’s the list: Frank...

Nov 27, 2014 4:59 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/24/14

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss Frankie Edgar’s big win over Cub Swanson at Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza’s jump in the lightweight division, and take viewer questions about the pound-4-pound...

Nov 25, 2014 3:16 pm

Frankie Edgar Asking For Aldo Headliner In Jersey

Former UFC lightweight champ, Frankie “The Answer” Edgar is on the cusp of a second shot at the UFC featherweight strap, and he knows it. The, soft-spoken veteran took to twitter with the following: Frankie edgar vs jose aldo @ufc @UFCONFOX April 18 main event in my backyard @danawhite @lorenzofertitta how does that sound? —...

Nov 22, 2014 12:53 pm

“UFC FN 57: Edgar vs. Swanson” Live Results

Welcome to Texas, ya’ll! UFC Fight Night 57 is airing live from Austin, Texas and the event will kick off with Fight Pass preliminary bouts at 7:00 PM ET. Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson will duke it out in the main event on Fox Sports 1! Stay tuned to BJPENN.COM for live results of this...

Nov 22, 2014 5:04 am

Bobby Green – Why I Fight

To get ready for UFC Fight Night Austin tonight, the UFC has released this video of lightweight Bobby Green, who will be fighting Edson Barboza in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 57. The video is titled: ‘Why I Fight – Bobby Green’

Nov 21, 2014 3:13 pm

STAREDOWNS! UFC Fight Night 57 fighters mean mug in Austin

Earlier today the weigh-ins went down for UFC Fight Night 57, where all fighters made weight for the event. Below are the staredown photos from the main card bouts. Frankie Edgar vs. Cub Swanson Bobby Green vs. Edson Barboza Brad Pickett vs. Chico Camus Jared Rosholt vs. Oleksiy Oliynyk Joseph Benavidez vs. Dustin Ortiz Matt...

Nov 21, 2014 2:58 pm

UFC Fight Night 57 weigh-in results

All 24 fighters for UFC Fight Night 57 are weighed in, and on weight for tomorrow night’s UFC Fight Night 57, which takes place in Austin Texas. The full weigh in results are as follows: MAIN CARD (FOX Sports 1, 7 p.m. PT) Frankie Edgar (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145.8) Edson Barboza (155) vs. Bobby...

Nov 20, 2014 11:05 am

Bobby Green on training with Diaz brothers: “It changed my life”

UFC lightweight standout Bobby ‘King’ Green is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 57 bout against Edson Barboza this Saturday. Leading up to the bout, Green traveled to Stockton California to train with the Diaz brothers and Gilbert Melendez. Green reflected on his time training with the Diaz brothers in an interview with Fox...

Oct 15, 2014 12:17 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! Five Bouts Highlight Latest UFC Additions

Five new UFC bouts have been added to upcoming UFC events, some of which fight fans will find very intriguing. At the top of the billing, Evan Dunham (pictured) will return to action against Rodrigo Damm. The two lightweight fighters have agreed to face off at UFC 182 in January. Highly touted Mexican prospect, Augusto...