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Dec 8, 2014 5:05 am

Jon Jones discusses desire to retire as ‘The GOAT’

As Jon Jones has continued his UFC career, there has been more talk of Jones eventually surpassing Anderson Silva, the man many consider to be the GOAT (Greatest Of All Time) in MMA. Jones spoke in a video about what it means to become The GOAT, and how he looks forward to continuing his legacy...

Nov 26, 2014 11:16 am

Lauzon vs. Iaquinta Set For January 31 Event

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the stacked UFC 183 event, set for January 31. Joe Lauzon and the surging, Al Iaquinta have both agreed to a three-round affair. UFC 183 goes down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena, in Las Vegas. In the night’s pay-per-view main event, Anderson Silva returns against, Nick...

Nov 25, 2014 4:23 pm

DO OVER! McCall vs. Lineker Added to UFC 183

The recently cancelled flyweight title-eliminator, between Ian McCall and John Lineker, is back on the table, and set for UFC 183. The duo was originally set to co-main event a recent UFC Fight Night Event in Brazil, only to be bumped off the card when McCall fell ill just hours before their scheduled appearance. UFC...

Nov 23, 2014 3:36 pm

Diaz: “I’m the right guy for the job”

Stockton bad boy Nick Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 183 bout against Anderson Silva on January 31st. It will be Diaz’s first bout in the cage since losing to GSP in a welterweight title fight in March of 2013, and it will be Anderson Silva’s first fight since snapping his shin in...

Nov 22, 2014 7:58 am

Nick Diaz on DUI: ‘I’m not Lodi PD’s favorite’

Earlier this year, Nick Diaz was charged with DUI, and obstruction of justice for attempting to make himself throw up after the Lodi PD asked him to take a breathalyzer test. While fans feared Diaz bout with Anderson Silva at UFC 184 may be in jeopardy, the bout wasn’t cancelled, and will go down January...

Nov 22, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Most awkward picture in UFC history?

If this isn’t the most awkward picture in UFC history, we’re not sure what is. We can see former champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the current champ, staring at one another. Alexander Gustafsson eyeing down Jon Jones, who many believe should have lost to Gustafsson. Jones is staring at the floor while Conor McGregor...

Nov 22, 2014 5:03 am

Glory WS star sentenced to four years in jail for drug charges

Kickboxing veteran Hesdy Gerges has been sentenced to 54 months in jail stemming from a 2010 arrest for cocaine charges. Despite Gerges’ 2-2 record in Glory WS, he has compiled a 45-14-1 record throughout his 11 year career, and notched wins over Anderson Silva (Not the Anderson Silva), kickboxing legend Badr Hari, and Daniel Ghita...

Nov 21, 2014 1:42 pm

Roy Jones Jr. interested in Boxing Rampage or Kimbo Slice

Some time ago there was talks of a potential superfight between Anderson Silva and Roy Jones Jr. in the Boxing ring. The fight never happened, leaving combat sports enthusiasts yearning for a Boxing-MMA crossover bout. Roy Jones spoke to BloodyElbow to discuss his desire to box an MMA fighter in the future. “Yes, I’ve been...

Nov 21, 2014 1:16 pm

Werdum accepts Jones superfight: “I would fight him for sure”

Earlier this week, following the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, Jon Jones sparred Anderson Silva at the UFC gym (See that HERE). Following the sparring session, Jones stated that if he defeats Daniel Cormier, Alexander Gustafsson, and Anthony Johnson, he believes the light heavyweight division has been cleared out, and that he would...

Nov 21, 2014 7:27 am

Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 & UFC 184 go on sale today!

Reminder: Get your tickets! Tickets for the UFC’s first three pay-per-view events of 2015 will go on sale to the general public later today. Tickets for UFC 182, UFC 183 and UFC 184 will be up for grabs starting at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT local time). UFC 182 takes place January 3 live...

Nov 20, 2014 5:05 am

Rockhold signs 8-fight deal, promised ‘Big Fight’

UFC middleweight Luke Rockhold is coming off a 2nd round submission win over Michael Bisping earlier this month in Sydney. Rockhold revealed on UFC Tonight that he just signed a new 8-fight win streak with the UFC, and has been promised a “big fight” for his next bout. Rockhold is ranked #5 on the UFC’s...

Nov 19, 2014 8:43 am

Jon Jones, Nick Diaz Pose

UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones snapped photos with many of the stars at Monday’s ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference, and even sparred with Anderson Silva after (See that HERE). In the below photo, Jones posed with Nick Diaz, quoting the Stockton bad-boy in the caption. Don't be scared Homie A photo posted...

Nov 19, 2014 6:56 am

Kelvin Gastelum vs. Tyron Woodley set for UFC 183 co-main event

A key welterweight bout between Kelvin Gastelum and Tyron Woodley will co-main event January’s UFC 183 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the booking yesterday. Undefeated welterweight Kelvin Gastelum (10-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) was most recently seen in action at this past weekend’s UFC 180 event in Mexico, where he scored a first-round submission...

Nov 18, 2014 7:31 am

Dana White details possible title shots in 2015

During yeserday’s ‘The Time is Now’ press conference, UFC president Dana White laid out the 2015 octagon schedule while detailing some possible title shots: “The Cormier-Jones fight is a fight people have been talking about for a long time,” White told FOX Sports, as transcribed by David St. Martin for MMAFighting. “At the same time, Anthony Johnson and...

Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 13, 2014 12:55 pm

Sonnen: “He’s not as good as they say he is”

“Your brother’s been in there with Georges St-Pierre. I fought Anderson Silva before and I’ve worked out with Georges St-Pierre and I had a much harder time with St-Pierre. That was my experience. Styles come into it, but St-Pierre was far superior of an athlete and a fighter. I think your brother has been in...

Nov 13, 2014 9:07 am

Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann set for UFC 183

Former Strikeforce Women’s Bantamweight Champion Miehsa Tate (15-5 MMA, 2-2 UFC) will return to the octagon this January when she faces former Olympian Sara McMann (8-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at UFC 183 in Las Vegas. The matchup was announced on Wednesday’s edition of “UFC Tonight.” After suffering a third-round submission loss to Ronda Rousey in...

Nov 12, 2014 4:09 pm

Chael Sonnen Explains Move To ESPN

    “I was getting ready to fight Anderson the first time, and there was a UFC expo shortly before our fight. The way that Mandalay Bay works, there’s the Expo Center and there’s a long hallway. This thing is like a quarter mile, it’s like a lap around the track to get back to...

Nov 5, 2014 3:50 pm

UFC Reveals “BIG” Announcement

The stars of the UFC will converge in Las Vegas alongside UFC President Dana White to launch an incredible slate of upcoming events. THE TIME IS NOW launch will feature the largest compilation of champions, contenders and main event headliners on the same stage. The event, which is free and open to the public, will...