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Dec 28, 2016 11:25 am

The 10 Best UFC submissions of 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for those with an appreciation for the grappling components of mixed martial arts. We witnessed the sophomore MMA effort of ADCC champion MacKenzie Dern, who dropped jaws with a modified Imanari choke against Montana Stewart. We saw dozens of dazzling submissions in the cages of Bellator MMA, One Championship, and World Series...

Dec 23, 2016 9:48 am

Not so fast! Mark Hunt maintains fight with Overeem is not official

Over the course of this week, reports have continued to surface that fan favorite heavyweight Mark Hunt will be fighting MMA veteran Alistair Overeem at UFC 209. Despite that, Hunt has continued to maintain that he will not be fighting until the UFC agrees to put a clause in his contract protecting him from fighting...

Dec 16, 2016 8:54 am

UFC books two key heavyweight tilts for early 2017

The first quarter of 2017 will be a big stretch for the heavyweight division, as the UFC has pencilled two huge heavyweight scraps onto the calendar. These fights will see the division’s two best prospects take big steps up in competition against well established names. The first of these heavyweight showdowns will occur on January 28,...


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 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...

Nov 8, 2016 8:14 am

UFC Rankings Update: Tony Ferguson Surges Ahead

Last Saturday, the UFC touched down in sun-soaked Mexico City with UFC Fight Night 98. With this exciting event in the rear-view mirror, the UFC has updated their official rankings to reflect the shifts and shakeups that resulted from it. The most notable rankings change that stemmed from the UFC’s recent trip to Mexico was...

Nov 5, 2016 10:03 am

VIDEO | Spectacular one-punch KO from Bellator 163

Can't open up a show much better!! @Eyecandyayala 👁🍭 #Bellator163 pic.twitter.com/RH6trEpQyd — Bellator MMA (@BellatorMMA) November 5, 2016 The Bellator 163 main card started off with a bang Friday night when heavyweight veteran Sergei Kharitonov, who entered the fight with 29 professional fights, stepped into the cage with Javy Ayala. It took just moments before...

Nov 3, 2016 9:55 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mark Hunt reveals he has turned down 2 fights since UFC 200

Heavyweight MMA veteran Mark Hunt has remained adamant that following his UFC 200 loss to Brock Lesnar, who failed both a random out-of-competition drug test before the fight, as well as a fight night drug test, he will not step into the Octagon until the UFC remedies the situation. While Hunt initially requested 50% of...

Sep 30, 2016 7:30 pm

Ben Rothwell targeting early 2017 return to the Octagon

On April 10th of 2016, top ranked UFC heavyweight Ben Rothwell stepped into the Octagon for what many believed to be a #1 contender fight with former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. ‘Big Ben’ was riding 4-fight win streak into the fight that saw him finish four straight fights. After serving a 9-month suspension...

Sep 4, 2016 10:10 am

UFC Hamburg Athlete Reebok Pay: Co-main event fighter Jan Blachowicz takes home $2,500

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Germany yesterday for UFC Fight Night 93 in Hamburg. The event was headlined by a heavyweight tilt between former UFC champions Andrei Arlovski and Josh Barnett. After an exciting back and forth first-round which saw both fighters (Arlovski and Barnett) get rocked by punches, Barnett was able to utilize...

Sep 3, 2016 2:57 pm

UFC Fight Night Hamburg Bonus Report

‘UFC Fight Night 93’ in Hamburg, Germany delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, four “Performance of the night” awards were handed out at this evening’s post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC Fight Night 93’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Ryan Bader earned a...

Sep 2, 2016 8:36 am

VIDEO| UFC Hamburg Weigh-Ins: All Fighters Clear For Battle

Tomorrow night, the UFC touches down in beautiful Hamburg, Germany with an exciting night of fights. In the main event of the evening, former UFC heavyweight champions Josh Barnett and Andrei Arlovski, who have nearly 40 years of combined experience, will battle to keep their contender status alive. In the co-main event, two-time light heavyweight...

Sep 2, 2016 7:59 am

VIDEOS | ‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ main card staredowns

The main event is official!! @AndreiArlovski vs @JoshLBarnett goes down TOMORROW at #UFCHamburg!!! https://t.co/zGGxEJ2aBC — #UFCHamburg (@ufc) September 2, 2016 This is going to be fun!! @AlexTheMauler vs. @JanBlachowicz at #UFCHamburg tomorrow! https://t.co/v2fVRN4yJo — UFC Europe (@UFCEurope) September 2, 2016 What a fight between @RyanBader & @LatifiMMA!! #UFCHamburg https://t.co/b4zMkWrPdH — #UFCHamburg (@ufc) September 2, 2016...

Sep 2, 2016 7:14 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Hamburg’ live results stream

Unable to tune in to today’s action in Hamburg, Germany? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live results, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for full recaps of every fight. Main card (UFC Fight Pass) Andrei Arlovski vs. Josh Barnett – Barnett submits Arlovski (rear-naked choke) at 2:53 of round 3 Alexander...

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....

Jul 9, 2016 10:54 pm

MMA community reacts to Amanda Nunes defeating Miesha Tate

In the main event of UFC 200, Amanda Nunes shocked the world as she rocked Miesha Tate in the first round, and then proceeded to submit the champ with a rear naked choke to win the UFC women’s bantamweight championship. Immediately, the MMA community went wild on Twitter reacting to the bout. The best reactions...

Jun 17, 2016 2:00 am

Alexander Gustafsson returns to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Germany

Alexander Gustafsson has a new fight booked and will return to the Octagon at UFC Fight Night in Hamburg, Germany on September 3. The UFC announced late Thursday that Gustaffson will face Jan Blachowicz in a light heavyweight bout. He's back! @AlexTheMauler steps into the Octagon at #UFCHamburg against @JanBlachowicz! 🎟 https://t.co/6wSL6jDKUM pic.twitter.com/eRlaxetSnf — UFC...

May 29, 2016 9:02 pm

Fabricio Werdum returns at UFC 203 in Cleveland

Former UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum (20-6-1 MMA) will return to the octagon this September in Cleveland when he squares off with Ben Rothwell (36-10 MMA) on the main card of UFC 203. Werdum was just in action at UFC 198, where he lost his heavyweight title to Stipe Miocic in the evening’s main event....

Mar 16, 2016 5:22 pm

Ovince Saint Preux tells Light Heavyweights to stop being scared

About a month ago OSP picked up a win over Rafael Cavalcante. This would be his 19th professional win. Obviously Saint Preux is anxious to get back in the cage. “I get it, guys in my division are scared to fight me,” Saint Preux told MMAFighting.com, “I get that. I’m breaking people’s arms and choking...

Feb 23, 2016 7:06 am

VIDEO | Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller makes bizarre appearance on Inside MMA

It was announced recently that Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller would be returning to MMA to fight former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt for the Venator middleweight championship at Venator FC 3. When the fight was announced, Mayhem made a video in which he stated that he was fighting Josh Barnett, who is of course a former UFC...

Feb 20, 2016 10:43 am

VIDEO | Clips from a crazy day in the life of Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller

It was announced recently that MMA veteran and former UFC fighter Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller would be coming out of retirement to fight former UFC fighter Luke Barnatt in Italy at Venator FC 3. A very confused Miller announced the bout in a video in which he said his opponent would be Josh Barnett, who of...

Feb 12, 2016 2:23 pm

Travis Browne wants Roy Nelson and his “fat stomach”

Travis Browne is coming off a TKO win over Matt Mitrione earlier this year, and is looking to get back in the Octagon sooner rather than later. On the other hand, Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision win over Jared Rosholt earlier this month. The win snapped Nelson’s 3-fight skid that had seen...

Feb 12, 2016 1:21 pm

Venator FC President responds to Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller’s recent arrest

The exciting news of Jason “Mayhem” Miller’s return to fighting was overshadowed by his recent arrest that came coincidentally close to the news of his comeback. Frank Merenda, President, and co-founder of Venator FC released a statement to MMA Weekly today regarding “Mayhem” and his arrest, and the plans for his scheduled fight with Luke...