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Sep 8, 2015 3:35 pm

UFC 191 Salary Report: Fighter Pay Ranged From $280K To $10K

  UFC 191 took place last Saturday and featured a so-so night of fights. Some of the more anticipated fights failed to deliver, while some delivered big time. We saw a pretty lackluster fight from Andrei Arlovski and Frank Mir in the co-main, but an incredibly ridiculous fight from John Lineker and Francisco Rivera took...

Sep 8, 2015 3:12 pm

UFC 191 Medical Report: Arlovski And Mir Face Potential 6 Month Suspensions

  UFC 191 didn’t bring us the slugfest we were expecting from former UFC heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovksi, who met in the night’s co-main event. Instead we got three rounds of lackluster action, leading to a split decision win for Arlovski. Unfortunately, both fighters seemed to have walked away from the fight...

Sep 6, 2015 12:13 pm

Reebok Money! Average Pay For UFC 191 Fighters Was $8,750

  UFC 191 went down on Saturday night and delivered some good fights and some not so great fights. In the main event we saw a rematch between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. With names like Frank Mir, Andrei Arlovski and Joe Riggs you would think that the Reebok payouts would be...

Sep 5, 2015 3:04 pm

‘UFC 191: Johnson vs. Dodson’ Results

  Tonight in Las Vegas, Nevada UFC 191 goes down and will feature a highly anticipated rematch between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. After a highly competitive first fight, where Johnson was dropped several times, but ultimately picked up the decision win, the two flyweights will finally settle their score inside the octagon....

Sep 4, 2015 4:32 pm

‘UFC 191’ Weigh-In Results –– 1 Fighter Misses Weight

Saturday night we get to see a highly anticipated rematch between UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. Dodson is credited with delivering the best performance against the champ in their first fight. He managed to drop DJ a few times, something none of his other challenger have been able to duplicate so far....

Aug 14, 2015 1:36 pm

UFC 191 Complete, Official 11-Bout Lineup Revealed

UFC 191 is good to go with an 11-fight lineup set for Sept. 5 in Las Vegas at the MGM Grand Garden Arena. The main event will be a highly anticipated rematch between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and John Dodson. A lot of people felt that their first fight was extremely close and Dodson very...

Aug 4, 2015 6:39 am

Heavyweight Clash Frank Mir vs. Andrei Arlovski added to UFC 191

It was reported earlier this week, but on the UFC 190 broadcast this past weekend it was confirmed by the UFC that heavyweights Frank Mir and Andrei Arlovski will in fact clash at UFC 191. UFC 191 will take place on Sept. 5 in Las Vegas and will feature a main event flyweight title fight...

May 19, 2015 10:03 am

Aldo Doesn’t Think Weidman Will Make it Past 2 Rounds with Belfort

Chris Weidman has an unbelievable track record in the octagon. With two victories over Anderson “The Spider” Silva and not a single loss in his career, it’s debatable that Weidman has the most impressive record in mixed martial arts right now. Taking all of that into consideration, though, Jose Aldo STILL thinks Vitor Belfort will...

Mar 20, 2015 12:40 pm

Randy Couture Gets Roasted By Chael Sonnen And Dan Henderson

Part of this week’s NCAA Championship’s involved a roasting of Randy Couture. On hand were the former UFC champion’s Team Quest brothers, Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson. Check it: Chael Sonnen Randy Couture, ladies and gentleman. Or for those of us who know him, refer to him as a douchebag. That’s not because he’s a...

Mar 12, 2015 11:51 am

Renzo Gracie: ‘Everybody’s taking steroids’

“Everybody is taking (steroids). The difference is that Anderson probably lost control of when the substance would be out of his body. Fighters who don’t use (PEDs) can’t compete in this sport. There are some exceptional guys, like Frankie Edgar and Chris Weidman. Those two never took anything. I watch them closely. Everybody takes (steroids),...

Mar 4, 2015 10:30 am

Fedor: ‘Russian Fighters Have Rejected My Help’

“I can see that I could help many our guys. And more – I can see the mistakes that Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos use to make. Of course Velasquez is best in our time but I see his flaws. Still I can’t understand why our fighters can’t take what I could give them....

Feb 18, 2015 2:54 pm

Georges St-Pierre Pleased With UFC’s Testing Plans

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is happy with today’s announcement that the UFC will be implementing a strict drug testing policy. The retired champ took to twitter with his reaction: Very happy to learn about the UFC announcing a new comprehensive random PED testing. — Georges St-Pierre (@GeorgesStPierre) February 18, 2015 Clearly a big...

Feb 1, 2015 4:39 pm

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several Major Matchups For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been incredibly busy this week booking fights for upcoming events, even more-so than usual! Booking nearly 20 bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Cody Pfister vs. James Moontasri, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 60 on...

Jan 13, 2015 1:22 pm

Salary Report: Nate Diaz Earns $16k To Co-Headline UFC Event On FOX

Popular UFC lightweight fighter Nate Diaz stayed out of competition as long as he could. A contract dispute, centered around his pay, was the cause of a 12-month stint of inactivity. Upon his return Nate Diaz was open about his need to get back in the cage, despite his contract dispute, because he needed to...

Jan 12, 2015 1:39 pm

Robbie Lawler vs. Nick Diaz 2? Dana White would ‘love to see it’

Current UFC welterweight champion “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler (25-10 MMA) has only suffered one knockout loss in his 35 professional mixed martial arts fights. That knockout loss came over 10 years ago at UFC 47 to Nick Diaz, who sent Lawler crashing to the canvas early in the second-round of their 2004 battle. Many fans and...

Jan 4, 2015 9:27 am

Jones: ‘2015 Will Be The Year I Solidify GOAT Status’

With his win over Daniel Cormier last night at UFC 182, the talks of Jon Jones status as the ‘GOAT’ (Greatest Of All Time) have become more apparent. Jones spoke about his resume for potentially being the GOAT, at the post-fight press conference, saying: “My plan is to be the greatest fighter of all time....

Dec 6, 2014 12:15 pm

Report: UFC Reebok Deal Worth $70million

The UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok is worth a reported $70 million. The U.K. Telegraph has the scoop, which stated the deal is worth $70 million over a 6-year period. The deal will see fighters earnings partly determined by their placement on the UFC’s official rankings, and partly by how well their merchandise sells....

Nov 29, 2014 11:16 am

Nick Diaz: ‘Most fighters like their steroids’

“I like that, it’s good. “I think at this point a lot of people aren’t into it. Most fighters for the most part, they like to do steroids. So that’s too bad for them.” “I look at it like there’s ups and downs for fighters who are doing a lot of steroids, and you know,...

Nov 19, 2014 9:33 am

King Mo and Tito Ortiz Engage in Twitter Beef

Following Tito Ortiz win over Stephan Bonnar at Bellator 131 this past weekend, Ortiz was asked about the possibility of fighting Rampage Jcakson, something Tito wasn’t opposed to. At the post-fight press conference however, King Mo spoke up about his desire to fight Tito (Read that HERE), with Tito telling King Mo to “Get in...

Nov 18, 2014 1:41 pm

Diaz Open to GSP Rematch: ‘Not in Canada where you can be on steroids’

“Sure, if I do well, and he comes back in the sport, sure,” Diaz said of a GSP rematch. “Why not? I see myself having a better run, too. Maybe just not being in Canada where you can just be on steroids. They didn’t drug test me for that fight. I probably would have tested...

Oct 7, 2014 11:19 am

Nick Diaz: “I’m so disappointed in Michael Phelps”

The often outspoken Stockton resident, Nick Diaz is hot over the recent DUI arrest of Olympic swimmer Michael Phelps. And as such, the UFC fan favorite took to twitter with the following: I'm so disappointed in Michael phelps — nick diaz (@nickdiaz209) October 7, 2014 Diaz, has had two DUI arrests in the last 12-months...

Sep 9, 2014 5:03 am

Anthony Johnson Defends Overeem’s Performance Against Rothwell

Despite expressing his dislike for Alistair Overeem as a training partner, Anthony Johnson did defend Overeem’s performance against Ben Rothwell this past Friday at UFC Fight Night 50. He spoke with Ariel Helwani on The MMA Hour: “To me, he looked faster and he looked stronger. He started fast, but I think he always starts...

Aug 4, 2014 8:55 am

Bisping Slams Drysdale: He Can “Kiss My A$$”

UFC middleweight Michael Bisping has never been one to bite his tongue when something is bothering him, and today Robert Drysdale was on the wrong end of things, and rightfully so. After failing a pre-fight drug test in 2013 prior to his UFC debut, Drysdale was bumped from the card. After saying he didn’t need...

Jul 16, 2014 5:04 am

McGregor Slams Aldo And Mendes: They Don’t Impress Me

Conor McGregor took some shots at featherweight champion Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes today in an interview with Tatame.com.br. “I don’t believe that Aldo is running away, he defeated this guy before. Chad is an idiot to think that. But, to be honest, I don’t care about what happen between them. Their time is coming...

Jul 8, 2014 5:05 am

Pat Miletich’s Hall Of Fame Induction Speech

This past Sunday, UFC legend Pat Miletich was inducted into the UFC Hall Of Fame, below are excerpts from his induction speech, which you can watch here courtesy of MMAFighting.com. The speech opened up with Dana White speaking about Pat Miletich’s time in the UFC , as well as an explanation for what went down...

Jun 28, 2014 2:22 pm

Pat Miletich will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee

According to the online schedule for next weekend’s UFC Fan Expo in Las Vegas, former UFC welterweight champion, Pat Miletich (29-7-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC), will be the next man to join the hallowed halls of the UFC Hall of Fame. “The Croatian Sensation’s” UFC Hall of Fame induction is slated for next Sunday, July 6, at 2:30...