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Apr 4, 2017 7:00 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn signs bout agreement for Dennis Siver fight

Late last month, we learned that former two-division UFC champ and bona fide MMA legend BJ Penn will be returning to the Octagon for a featherweight battle with Germany’s Dennis Siver. The fight will occur when the UFC touches Oklahoma City on June 25. Now, we here at BJPenn.com have some exclusive footage of the...

Feb 15, 2017 12:41 pm

UFC now making coaches buy Fight Pass subscriptions to study opponents

Studying opponents can likely be one of the biggest roles for a coach in mixed martial arts. By knowing their opponents strengths and weaknesses, it helps them to develop their gameplan to increase their chances of winning. On Tuesday, Brandon Gibson, coach at JacksonWink MMA and the BMF Ranch stated that the UFC notified him...

Jan 6, 2017 7:24 am

Brendan Schaub blasts Rousey coach Edmond Tarverdyan

Ronda Rousey coach Edmond Tarverdyan continues to find himself in the firing line, taking the brunt of the blame for his fighter’s failed comeback. This comeback, which occurred in the main event of UFC 207, saw Rousey return from an absence of more than a year to be knocked out in just 48 seconds by...

Dec 16, 2016 12:29 pm

The 5 best trash talkers in MMA today

Trash talk is as much a part of combat sports as punches and judging controversy. Not every fighter, however, is good at it. Try as they might, some people just can’t hang on the mic. Then, of course, there are those fighters with a natural gift of the gab; fighters with the quick wit and...

Oct 23, 2016 9:42 am

Canadian fans rallying to boycott UFC 206 in Toronto

No Georges St-Pierre… Big Problem! UFC fans north of the border are not at all pleased with how December’s UFC 206 pay-per-view event in Toronto is shaping up. The card is currently headlined by a light heavyweight title fight rematch featuring current champion Daniel Cormier taking on feared knockout artist Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. The next...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Sep 27, 2016 1:54 pm

Why We’ll Still Miss Jon Jones at UFC 205

UFC 205, which is scheduled for November 12 in New York City, is quickly emerging as one of the greatest fight cards in MMA history. So long as it isn’t ravaged by injuries or PED-busts – knock on wood – it might actually take that title outright. The card, which will emanate from Madison Square...

Jul 14, 2016 10:11 am

Tony Ferguson eyes big fight after winning 8 in a row

Wednesday night in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, #3 ranked lightweight Tony Ferguson picked up his 8th win in a row as he defeated Lando Vannata via 2nd round submission. The fight was an impressive one for Vannata, who took the fight on short notice after Michael Chiesa withdrew from the bout. Now, Ferguson is ready...

Jul 9, 2016 11:23 pm

UFC 200 Bonus Report

UFC 200 in Las Vegas delivered some memorable fights and solid finishes. With that said, UFC President Dana White handed out four “Performance of the night” awards at tonight’s UFC 200 post fight press conference. Those $50,000 ‘UFC 200’ bonuses went to the following fighters: Performance of the night bonus – Amanda Nunes for her...

Jun 22, 2016 9:16 am

Miesha Tate eyes future fight with Cris Cyborg

At UFC 198 in Curitiba, Brazil, Invicta FC women’s featherweight champion Cris Cyborg made her highly anticipated UFC debut against Leslie Smith. The fight was a short one, with Cyborg getting the TKO win over Smith in the 1st round. Following the win, Cyborg expressed her interest in going back to Invicta to defend her...

Jun 15, 2016 11:34 pm

PHOTO | Nate Diaz, Dana White, and famed rapper hanging out

Nate Diaz’s star power continues to rise following his UFC 196 submission win over UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor. Ahead of Diaz’s rematch with McGregor at UFC 202 on August 20th, Diaz and UFC President Dana White met famed rapper ‘The Game’. @losangelesconfidential @danawhiteufc @natediaz209 #Cali A photo posted by Diazbrothers209 (@diazbrothers209) on Jun 15,...

Jun 9, 2016 8:57 am

VIDEO | Chuck Liddell reacts to Brock Lesnar’s return to MMA

During the UFC 199 broadcast last weekend, it was revealed that Brock Lesnar would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 199 for one fight. The fight will be Lesnar’s first in nearly 5 years after he retired on a 2-fight losing streak after losing his heavyweight championship, and then being TKOd by Alistair Overeem....

May 25, 2016 9:23 am

Frankie Edgar fires back at Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo may have gotten the better of Frankie Edgar back at UFC 156, however at UFC 200 on July 9th, Frankie Edgar foresees a very different fight. Aldo on the other hand, believes he will win the fight after “easily” winning the first one, apparently with just his left arm. Ahead of UFC 200,...

Apr 26, 2016 12:11 pm

PHOTO | Georges St-Pierre looking to be in great shape, at lightweight?

Former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has not fought since November 2013. With much speculation that “GSP” will return to the Octagon in 2016, it only seems fitting that he would be in shape. “Rush” posted a photo after a training session with Olivier Aubin-Mercier and is looking in great shape, but not very big...

Mar 28, 2016 6:07 pm

Dennis Bermudez wants BJ Penn or Ricardo Lamas at UFC 200

UFC featherweight Dennis Bermudez is coming off a unanimous decision victory over Tatsuya Kawakiri at last month’s UFC Fight Night 83 event in Pittsburgh. Following the victory, Bermudez called out former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn by politely saying that it would be “really cool” to fight a legend who was also one of his...

Mar 21, 2016 12:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Diego Sanchez and BJ Penn use this Off Vertical Axis Rotational Device to sharpen their skills

[ooyala code=”Y2c2k2MjE6ONZ5hvH6oh5rXh12dCqxQN” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1920″ height=”1080″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] JacksonWink MMA fighters Diego Sanchez and BJ Penn were in Texas recently to get some testing and training done that isn’t commonly seen from other camps in the MMA community. Both Sanchez and Penn went on an Off Vertical Axis Rotational Device to sharpen balance and coordination at...

Mar 10, 2016 9:48 pm

PHOTO | Jon Jones and BJ Penn sharing knowledge

Martial arts is all about mastering techniques. UFC Hall of Fame and two-weight UFC champion BJ Penn along with former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones are seen along with jiu-jitsu world champion Roberto Alencar and wrestling coach Israel Martinez in Jones’ most recent post to Instagram. Jones captioned his photo, “Words can’t explain how...

Feb 23, 2016 12:38 pm

Donald ” Cowboy” Cerrone Hires Nutritionist | Confirmed

Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is one of the few fighters who might get a call to face Conor McGregor at UFC 196. If Cerrone does gets the green light to fight Conor McGregor on March 5th, the Jackson-Wink MMA fighter is prepared to cut weight with assistance from nutritionist Mike Dolce. Will Dolce be needed? Or...

Feb 23, 2016 10:19 am

MMA world reacts to Rafael dos Anjos pulling out of UFC 196

Tuesday morning news surfaced that Rafael dos Anjos had broken his foot and would be unable to defend his UFC lightweight championship against Conor McGregor at UFC 196 on March 5th. As can be expected with less than 2 weeks before fight night, the UFC began to scramble to find a replacement opponent for McGregor....

Feb 19, 2016 5:56 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ open workout highlights

Sunday night in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania, ‘UFC Fight Night: Pittsburgh’ will go down. The event will be headlined by a welterweight scrap between Donald Cerrone and Alex Oliveira. Ahead of the bout, the fighters headed to the local UFC gym for open workouts. Catch the highlights from the event above!