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Jun 1, 2016 9:39 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos wins first pro fight out of Brazil 8 years ago today

Jun1.2008 In what was his 1st fight outside of Brazilian soil,@RdosAnjosMMA submits Takaichi Hirayama via armbar pic.twitter.com/Uz2Kc7hEE7 — MMA History Today (@MMAHistoryToday) June 1, 2016 On this day eight years ago, Rafael dos Anjos competed in his first professional MMA fight that was outside of Brazil at Pancrase 5. RDA went into the bout with...

May 17, 2016 12:06 pm

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos goes beast mode in training

UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos is currently gearing up for his title defense against Eddie Alvarez on July 7th. Ahead of that fight, dos Anjos took some time to train at Evolve MMA in Singapore. Check out the clip of RDA training, above, and learn about the team at evolve-mma.com. In addition, learn about...

May 10, 2016 10:52 am

Gilbert Melendez ready to move on from failed drug test

Back at UFC 188, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez lost a controversial split decision to Eddie Alvarez. In addition to the decision being controversial, Melendez tested positive for testosterone metabolites. Now, nearly a year later, Melendez’ suspension is up, and he’s gearing up for his UFC on FOX 20 scrap against Edson Barboza on July...

May 4, 2016 1:21 pm

Edson Barboza vs. Gilbert Melendez reportedly set for UFC on FOX 20

At UFC 197 Edson Barboza picked up the biggest win of his professional career as he defeated former UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis via unanimous decision. The win was a dominant one for Barboza, as he out-struck Showtime throughout the course of the fight, dealing a severe amount of damage to Pettis’ legs throughout the...


Apr 30, 2016 12:10 am

UFC announces Roy Nelson vs. Derrick Lewis

Friday evening the UFC announced a fight that guarantees fireworks. On July 7th on UFC Fight Pass, Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson will fight Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis. The event will be headlined by Rafael dos Anjos vs. Eddie Alvarez, and will be an important one for both men as Lewis looks to climb from...

Apr 29, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos unimpressed with Khabib Nurmagomedov

While Rafael dos Anjos is currently the UFC lightweight champion, Khabib Nurmagomedov holds a win over dos Anjos, something ‘The Eagle’ hasn’t been quick to let RDA forget. Nurmagomedov had been sidelined for two years before his return to the Octagon earlier this month at UFC on FOX 19, where he defeated UFC newcomer Darrell...

Apr 17, 2016 7:50 pm

Photo | Khabib taunts fellow top lightweights

Khabib Nurmagomedov improved his mixed martial arts record to a perfect 23-0 this past Saturday in Tampa, when he scored a TKO victory over Darrell Horcher on the UFC on FOX 19 main card. Following his impressive victory, “The Eagle” stated his case for a UFC title shot against the winner of July’s Rafael dos...

Apr 15, 2016 9:00 am

Khabib Nurmagomedov makes case for a title shot

While Khabib Nurmagomedov has been away from the UFC for two years due to several injuries. With that being said, Nurmagomedov holds a win over current UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos, and is 6-0 in the UFC. Ahead of his UFC on FOX 19 scrap against UFC newcomer Darrell Horcher, Nurmagomedov made his case...

Apr 15, 2016 8:17 am

VIDEO | Rafael dos Anjos’ trainer spills the beans, RDA fighting at UFC 200

While it seemed that the ‘big fights’ at UFC 200 had all been announced, it appears that may not be the case! In addition to McGregor vs. Diaz II, Tate vs. Nunes, and Edgar vs. Aldo II, it appears as though UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos will be fighting on the event as well....

Apr 9, 2016 12:11 pm

Rafael dos Anjos hints at next opponent

While there has been much speculation as to who will get the next lightweight title shot now that Conor McGregor has been booked to fight Nate Diaz in a rematch at UFC 200, Rafael dos Anjos already has an opponent in mind. During a recent appearance on Inside MMA, where RDA also revealed that he...

Mar 17, 2016 5:56 am

Report: UFC denies RDA’s request to fight Robbie Lawler or Nate Diaz at UFC 200

According to a report from Ariel Helwani, the UFC has denied Rafael dos Anjos’ request to fight either Nate Diaz or Robbie Lawler at July’s blockbuster UFC 200 event in Las Vegas. ‘UFC Tonight’ revealed the news on Twitter: UFC denied Rafael dos Anjos' bid for Lawler or Diaz at UFC 200 (per @arielhelwani) https://t.co/Ip40btOG8i...

Mar 4, 2016 10:08 am

Fighters react to the Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz scuffle at UFC 196 presser

The press conference for UFC 196 featuring UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor, contender Nate Diaz, UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm and contender Miesha Tate did not disappoint in the build-up to their fights taking place on Saturday in Las Vegas, Nevada. Things were heated between McGregor and Diaz through the entire presser and came...

Feb 23, 2016 7:44 am

Anthony Pettis offers to fight Conor McGregor at UFC 196

Early Tuesday morning it was revealed that UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos had withdrawn from his UFC 196 lightweight title fight with featherweight champion Conor McGregor on March 5th. Immediately there was speculation as to who would step in on short notice to fight McGregor and save the main event. While Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone,...

Feb 18, 2016 1:12 am

UFC announces Anthony Pettis vs. Edson Barboza for UFC 197

The UFC announced another exciting bout for the UFC 197 card taking place on April 23 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Former UFC lightweight champion Anthony “Showtime” Pettis will meet Edson Barboza that has “Fight of the Night” written all over it. #UFC197 lands LW scrap between @ShowtimePettis & @EdsonBarbozaJR...

Feb 6, 2016 8:02 am

Results from ‘2016 World MMA Awards’

Last night the 2016 World MMA Awards went down in Las Vegas at The Venetian. The event, which was hosted by MMA veteran Urijah Faber, was a memorable one that even saw Conor McGregor throw some verbal jabs at UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum. The event was also a big one for UFC women’s bantamweight...

Jan 19, 2016 3:16 pm

Rare Video: Conor McGregor shows famous “Showtime” kick

Conor McGregor attempts the highly technical “Showtime” kick made famous by none other than Anthony “Showtime” Pettis.   Unfortunately for Pettis he never had the time or the moment for this signature maneuver against Eddie Alvarez last weekend. Check out McGregor as he gets loose and deliver this amazing kick. Enjoy the video.

Jan 19, 2016 6:51 am

Anthony Pettis Wants a “Real” fight: -Only way to go is up-

Anthony Pettis is ready to get pass a rough weekend after Eddie Alvarez defeated the elder Pettis via split decision at Fight Night Boston.  Fans and analyst were all over the board on this lightweight bout. The rankings haven’t been updated on the official UFC site, however, the top 5 still consists of fighters who...

Jan 17, 2016 3:01 pm

‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ live results stream

Unable to catch tonight’s action in Boston? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps as they happen! Main card (Fox Sports 1) (c) TJ Dillashaw vs. Dominick Cruz – Dominick Cruz defeats T.J. Dillashaw via split decision (48-47,...

Jan 16, 2016 8:28 am

WATCH! ‘UFC Boston’ Before The Bell with Frank Trigg

Ahead of tomorrow night’s action in Boston, where TJ Dillashaw and Dominick Cruz will square off in the main event for the UFC bantamweight championship, Frank Trigg and Nick Kalikas previewed the event for their ‘Before The Bell’ video. In addition to Cruz vs. Dillashaw, in the main event Anthony Pettis will square off against...

Jan 15, 2016 8:16 am

WATCH! Top 5 ‘UFC Boston’ Media Day moments

Ahead of ‘UFC Fight Night” Boston’ on Sunday, take a look at some of the best Media Day moments! The event will be headlined by a highly anticipated bantamweight showdown between Dominick Cruz and TJ Dillashaw, as Cruz looks to reclaim his bantamweight championship. In the co-main event Anthony Pettis will look to get back...

Jan 15, 2016 8:10 am

WATCH! Anthony Pettis has Conor McGregor on his radar

While Anthony Pettis currently is gearing up to fight Eddie Alvarez on Sunday at ‘UFC Fight Night: Boston’ if he defeats Alvarez and Conor McGregor defeats Rafael dos Anjos at UFC 197 on March 5th, Pettis wants a fight with McGregor. While the list of potential fights goes on and on for McGregor, from Frankie...

Jan 13, 2016 10:28 am

THROWBACK! Anthony Pettis dislocates shoulder, KO’s opponent

#Repost @mma_anonymous ・・・ 💀 @showtimepettis 💀 March 29, 2008, GFS: Fight Club. Seconds after Pettis had his shoulder dislocated he was done with the bull shit and decided to decapitate Mike Lambrecht at 1:49 of the first round. As @dukeroufus said on the jre "that was the hood rat Anthony"! #UFC #mma #mixedmartialarts #anthonypettis #showtime...

Jan 12, 2016 9:27 am

Video: Anthony “Showtime” Pettis behind the scenes 2016 – Insane Training

“Showtime” is less than a week away from stepping into the octagon against former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez.  The co-main event has huge title implications for Anthony Pettis if he wants to see a LW title bout this year. Check out the amazing kicks and technique that the #1 LW in the world has to...