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Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...

Aug 2, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s 34 Second KO Win Over Bethe Correia

Ronda Rousey’s performance against Bethe Correia caused the fighters of the UFC to blow up their own Twitter accounts because of how unbelievable it was. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion not only defeated Correia on enemy soil, but she did it by knocking her out in just thirty-four seconds! See what fighters had to say...

Jul 26, 2015 7:21 am

UFC Fighters React to Miesha Tate’s Decision Win Over Jessica Eye

Miesha Tate proved the bookies right when she walked out of the octagon with her hands raised after her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye. Tate put on a fantastic performance, but Eye let her hands fly and connected several times. Both women could have dropped each other at any given point, but neither gave up...

Jul 2, 2015 10:21 am

Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor To Sing McGregor Out To UFC 189 Title Fight

Looks like UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a very special walk-out planned for UFC 189. According to singer Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook, she will be singing during the Irish fighters walk to the cage. In the comments of the post she revealed that she will be singing the song ‘The Foggy Dew’. McGregor is now set...


Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 27, 2015 5:32 pm

Gilbert Melendez Looking Forward To ‘Punching Someone In The Face’

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is set to go to war with former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez in Mexico City. ‘El Nino’ talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about his upcoming fight and what he plans on accomplishing. “I’m gonna bust Eddie Alvarez’s ass up and celebrate in Mexico,” said the smiling Melendez.“I think it’s a...

May 7, 2015 2:07 am

‘I Don’t Want to Fight a No-Name Newcomer For My 145 Debut’

Diego Sanchez is on a mission to find a fight and he wants to find one FAST. He has taken to social media this week to call out the finest that the UFC featherweight division has to offer and it looks like he may have found an opponent in Dennis Siver. after ten years in...

May 2, 2015 2:00 am

Moving On Up — Masvidal Wants to Make Welterweight Switch

The lightweight division undertook a serious makeover this week. A title contender’s matchup was altered when Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his fight with Donald Cerrone. Diego Sanchez announced he was moving down to featherweight and now Jorge Masvidal is looking to switch to welterweight. Masvidal told UFC Tonight that he wants to put...

Apr 21, 2015 10:48 am

UFC Fighters React to New Reebok Payout System

News broke yesterday that UFC is going to change the payout structure for their Reebok sponsorship. No longer will rankings be taken into consideration, but rather the fighter’s tenure with the company. Check out what some of the UFC’s veterans had to say about this change! I for one highly approve of this system nothing...

Feb 3, 2015 11:47 am

“The Original Yes Man!” — YES! YES! YES!

Former UFC lightweight title challenger, Diego Sanchez has long-awaited his dues for the “Yes!” chant, and now he’s got them. WWE’s Daniel Bryan, who used Diego’s chant for his own launch to superstardom, has given Sanchez his props. After all these years… Check it: Finally met the original YES man, @DiegoSanchezUFC here at #WWEAlbuquerque… Truly...

Jan 12, 2015 2:33 pm

Get To Know Joseph Duffy, The Last Man To Defeat Conor McGregor

Cage Warrior Fighting Championship lost one of their top stars earlier this month to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Joseph Duffy (12-1) recently signed with the UFC and will be making his debut in the octagon in the near future. Even though people seem to think his claim to fame is being the last man to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Win Over Myles Jury

In the co-main event of UFC 182, Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury for 3 rounds en route to a unanimous decision win. The bout ended Jury’s undefeated streak, and extended Cerrone’s win streak to 6, tying him for the longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC pros took to...

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...

Nov 16, 2014 12:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Fabricio Werdum’s Win Over Mark Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion with a brutal knee (See that HERE). During the bout, the Twitter-verse was sounding off for blow-by-blow reactions, which we have compiled. The Interim UFC heavyweight title is on the line! #UFC180 @FabricioWerdum vs...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

Oct 29, 2014 5:19 pm

Donald Cerrone vs. Myles Jury set to co-main event UFC 182

A key lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Myles Jury will co-headline January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials made the announcement earlier today. Cerrone and Jury were originally slated to fight at January’s “UFC Fight Night 59” in Boston. However, due to some recent card shuffling by the UFC, the pair of...

Oct 29, 2014 12:43 pm

“Conor McGregor Don’t Want None”

“I’ve really given it some considerable thought of dropping to 145 just to fight him. That’s how much I would love to fight this guy, five rounds. I’ll fight him Ireland. I’ll fight him in freakin’ anywhere. I’ll fight him in Mexico, maybe on that next Mexico card. I don’t care. He says he wants...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...

Oct 16, 2014 1:07 pm

Pettis: ‘I have to remind everyone who I am’

“I gotta go out there and remind everybody of who I am.” “Gil’s a tough opponent. He’s one of those guys that just goes out there and likes to fight. You saw him in the Diego Sanchez fight throwing bombs, the Ben Henderson fight went five rounds – but that’s the thing for me, I...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 13, 2014 3:20 pm

UFC 180 Set To Stream In Movie Theaters

The UFC will be going to Mexico next month for UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, and will be showing the event in movie theaters in the United States. The UFC released the following promo for the bout. The current lineup for UFC 180 is as follows: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum [UFC heavyweight title] Jake...

Oct 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...