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Jun 16, 2015 8:45 am

Officials Kept Marquardt’s Coach From Stopping The Fight Sooner

“Taking needless damage is not good in this sport. The damage is when it affects your sharpness and the way you perform, and to see him take punishment, that’s longevity and him having kids.” “They grabbed me, and their concern was that people couldn’t see. I’m sitting there swearing at these guys, and they’re like,...

Jun 14, 2015 8:05 am

UFC 188’s Alvarez/Melendez Scorecard REVEALED!

As Gilbert Melendez and Eddie Alvarez stepped into the octagon on Saturday night, fans had high hopes that the lightweights would put on a “Fight of the Year” worthy performance, but they didn’t even earn fight of the night honors. Alvarez and Melendez got off to ta slow start where neither fighter wanted to get...

Jun 13, 2015 10:51 pm

UFC 188 Bonus Report: Werdum earns an extra 50k for his upset win over Velasquez

Tonight’s UFC 188 pay-per-view event in Mexico City produced some memorable fights and thrilling finishes. Four UFC fighters walked away from the event with bonuses, as Patrick Williams, Fabricio Werdum, Yair Rodriguez and Charles Rosa all pocketed and extra $50,000 for their respective efforts. Fight of the night: Rosa vs Rodriguez Yair Rodriguez showcased some...

Jun 11, 2015 1:10 pm

Paige VanZant Thankful For Reebok Deal Despite Peer Backlash

Reebok and the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a deal toward the end of 2014. Fighters were apprehensive to rejoice and celebrate the deal as details surrounding fighter pay have yet to be revealed; All they knew was they were going to be forbidden from wearing sponsors other than Reebok to the octagon. While the underwhelming...


Jun 9, 2015 1:17 pm

After Toying With Free-Agency, Mendes Inks New 8 Fight UFC Deal

Top UFC featherweight Chad ‘Money’ Mendes recently inked a new eight fight deal with the UFC and he’s extremely happy with it. The Team Alpha Male fighter mentioned to FOX Sports that he was open to checking out free agency after his final fight on his old contract, just to see what he could get,...

Jun 9, 2015 12:11 pm

Ryan Bader: ‘Gustafsson doesn’t deserve title shot’

UFC light-heavyweight Ryan ‘Darth’ Bader is still feeling the pain of being passed over for a title shot. Bader campaigned hard for the next shot at the 205 title, against Daniel Cormier, but ultimately the UFC made the head-scratching decision to give it to Alexander Gustafsson, who got knocked out by Anthony Johnson in his...

Jun 9, 2015 11:08 am

Cain’s Top 8 UFC Moments — WATCH!

One of the most dominating fighters in UFC history, heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez has a thrilling archive of fight-ending knockouts. UFC announcer Joe Rogan dares to rank the best of the best in Ultimate 8. Championship Mindset — Cain Velasquez Prepares For UFC 188

Jun 8, 2015 11:11 am

Joe Rogan Ranks Cain Velasquez’s Most Dominant Fights

One of the most dominating fighters in UFC history, heavyweight champ Cain Velasquez has a thrilling archive of fight-ending knockouts. UFC announcer Joe Rogan dares to rank the best of the best in Ultimate 8. BJPENN.COM ALL-ACCESS! UFC 188 – Gilbert Melendez Media Day! — WATCH!

Jun 1, 2015 8:27 pm

Gilbert Melendez Latest UFC Star to Question Reebok Deal

Gilbert Melendez is getting ready to hit the octagon at UFC 188 when he finally squares off with fellow lightweight Eddie Alvarez. The two have been teasing a matchup since a DREAM Lightweight Tournament years ago and it’s finally becoming a reality. While Melendez is excited to be facing Alvarez, he isn’t too excited about...

Jun 1, 2015 11:51 am

Benavidez Supports UFC Reebok Deal: ‘I Wasn’t Getting ANY Sponsorship Money’

When the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced they struck a deal with Reebok late in 2014, fighters were cautious to celebrate that they would be getting guaranteed money. After several revisions to the payout, the details became final and fighters were pissed. UFC women’s bantamweight perennial contender Miesha Tate recently came out and stated that she...

Jun 1, 2015 8:00 am

MMA Legend Frank Shamrock Wants In on CM Punk Fight

Since the announcement of CM Punk’s signing with the Ultimate Fighting Championship, there has been several fighters calling out the rookie for his debut match. The least likely of them all actually isn’t Jason David Frank, former Power Ranger. @cs5599 @CMPunk @ufc @joerogan @danawhite @lorenzofertitta @Reebok – I'm ur huckleberry #bringit — Frank Shamrock (@frankshamrock)...

May 30, 2015 4:53 pm

UFC Fight Night 67 Results: Juliana Lima Rides Out A Unanimous Decision Win

The second fight of the night and last of the UFC Fight pass prelims featured UFC strawweights Juliana Lima and newcomer Erika Almeida. Almeida took the fight on about a month notice, after Jessica Penne was pulled to fight for the title. Right away Almeida lands a punch, then grabs Lima and throws her down....

May 27, 2015 11:02 am

BEEF! ATT Founder Offers To Fight Blackzilian Founder With One Arm

If you’ve been watching this season of TUF then you have figured out by now that the owners of each gym, American Top Team and the Blackzilians, don’t like each other. ATT founder Dan Lambert recently went on Submission Radio and talked about the feud, saying he just thinks Glenn Robinson is trying too hard...

May 27, 2015 8:17 am

Calderwood Reveals Personal Problems Lead to Poor Performance

Fan favorite, UFC strawweight Joanne Calderwood didn’t perform up to a lot of peoples expectations in her last outing, losing in just 90 seconds. Adding more fuel to the strange performance was a message she sent out after the fight, cryptically talking about something that had happened the night before. Basically nothing has been said...

May 25, 2015 11:22 am

Makdessi Uncertain About UFC Future After Loss to Cerrone

John Makdessi showed grit and determination in his bout against Donald Cerrone this past Saturday at UFC 187. “The Bull” took the fight on short notice and stepped into the octagon against one of UFC’s most active fighters and ultimately suffered a broken jaw by the time the bout was over. Makdessi landed some good...

May 24, 2015 4:21 pm

‘I’m The Champ, I Didn’t Disqualify Myself Like Jon Jones Did’

Daniel Cormier stepped into the octagon and dominated the only obstacle standing in his way of the UFC Light Heavyweight Championship: Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. Jon Jones was originally slated to fight at UFC 187, however legal troubles forced him out of the fight and ultimately cost him his position as champion. Jones was stripped of...

May 23, 2015 4:28 pm

UFC 187 Results: Justin Scoggins Kicks His Way To A Unanimous Decision

The first fight of the night took place in the flyweight division, with Justin Scoggins taking on Josh Sampo. Scoggins and Sampo came into the fight both having lost two straight. Scoggins came out threw his spinning kicks right away. Hopping around on his feet, in his karate style stance, Scoggins landed several more kicks...

May 22, 2015 2:59 pm

Booking Roundup! Several UFC Bouts Announced

UFC announced several new fights for their upcoming cards spanning from July to August! There are new main events and a handful of undercard bouts— catch up and check them out below! “UFC Fight Night 71” Adds a King “King” Kevin Casey has agreed to a bout with Ildemar Alcantara. Casey’s last victory was overturned...

May 22, 2015 10:38 am

McGregor Defends — Sees Nothing Wrong With UFC’s Reebok Deal!

In late 2014, Ultimate Fighting Championship announced a landmark deal with Reebok that would eliminate the need for fighters to search for sponsors on fight night. Since then, the execution of the deal has been questionable to say the least. The recent details of the payout and dispersement of money between fighters is rubbing some...

May 22, 2015 9:53 am

McGregor To Jones — ‘You’ve got Millions, GET A DRIVER!!’

Conor McGregor is one of the fastest rising stars in the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Dana White has mentioned that young stars need to be careful which path they go down because of how easy it is for impressionable people to fall into traps. McGregor takes a look at Jon Jones’ situation and just can’t understand...

May 21, 2015 11:59 am

Despite Major Backlash, Dana White Insists Reebok Deal Best Thing For The UFC

Late in 2014, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok announced a partnership that would essentially forbid fighters from wearing other brands into the octagon. The idea was simple: Disperse the money Reebok gave the UFC amongst the fighters and they would not have to worry about scrumming sponsors together to make ends meet. Some fighters...

May 21, 2015 11:56 am

Asia’s Top MMA Promotion ‘Getting Lots Of Interest’ Since UFC’s Reebok Deal

The deal between the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Reebok may not be what is best for all fighters, but it looks to be helping the sport of mixed martial arts grow as a whole. Japanese based promotion ONE Championship has been getting more attention from potential sponsors than usual due to the fact that non-Reebok...

May 15, 2015 11:45 am

NSAC Votes: 3 Year Punishment for Steroid Users, Win Turns to Loss

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has decided to crack down on fighters failing drug tests and it looks like the Nevada State Athletic Commission is following suit. The NSAC voted for changes to their drug policy that could leave fighters who fail future drug tests empty knocked on their backside. If a fighter tests positive for...

May 14, 2015 2:12 am

Barnett & Nelson to Coach New UFC Reality Show, Will Fight in September

The Ultimate Fighting Championship will be returning to Japan in September with an event headlined by heavyweights Josh Barnett and Roy Nelson! Their bout will be the finale of a brand new UFC reality show where the heavyweights will be rivaling coaches. Ken Berger, General Manager of UFC Asia, announced that Barnett and Nelson will...

May 14, 2015 2:06 am

Taylor vs. Baroni | UFC Fight Night 66 Edition

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) will make its long-awaited debut in the Philippines this Saturday when “UFC Fight Night 66” takes place inside Pasay’s Mall of Asia Arena. The historic event is headlined by a key featherweight fight featuring former UFC lightweight champion Frankie “The Answer” Edgar (18-4-1 MMA) taking on former WEC featherweight title...

May 10, 2015 4:36 pm

SHUT DOWN! Bellator Denies Patricky Freire A Fight With Melvin Guillard

Former UFC and WSOF fighter Melvin Guillard has now made his way to Bellator. Almost as soon as the signing was announced, Bellator fighter Patricky Freire took to his Twitter to express interest in being Guillard’s first fight. Apparently Bellator saw his request, but ultimately said no thanks. Here’s what Freire said to MMAFighting about...

May 7, 2015 10:53 am

After Official Reveal, Schaub Says He’s Losing $90k Per Fight On Reebok Deal

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is under a magnifying glass right now as their fighters aren’t happy with the recent development of the Reebok deal. The amount that would be spread amongst the fighters yesterday was announced and pissed off fighters took to social media to voice their disproval. UFC light heavyweight Brendan Schaub says he...

May 7, 2015 10:51 am

Masvidal To Welterweight, Faces Vitor Belfort Protege In July

Jorge Masvidal got his wish as his next fight looks to be taking place in the welterweight division. “Gamebred” is set to square off against Cezar Ferreira at the “Ultimate Fighter Season 21 Finale” in Florida, says MMAFighting. Masvidal is looking to make a less controversial return to the octagon after his last performance against...