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Oct 27, 2016 9:34 am

VIDEO | Khabib Nurmagomedov’s first pro MMA fight

#1 ranked UFC lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov is widely regarded to be not only one of the best fighters in the UFC’s lightweight division, but also one of the best grapplers in the entire UFC. With an extremely impressive grappling background that has seen ‘The Eagle’ win two Combat Sambo world championships, as well as a...

Oct 26, 2016 8:15 am

Jon Fitch eyeing rematch with potential free agent Georges St-Pierre

Back in 2008, Jon Fitch stepped into the Octagon against UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre. Fitch had been on a tear of the UFC’s welterweight division, going on an 8-fight win streak that saw him defeat notable opponents such as Thiago Alves and Diego Sanchez. Fitch, who was widely regarded as having some of the...

Oct 25, 2016 10:43 am

Randy Couture weighs in on Georges St-Pierre’s “uphill battle” with UFC

Recently, former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre left MMA fans stunned as he revealed that he was officially a free agent in the MMA world. The news came just over a week after St-Pierre informed MMA fans that news regarding his potential return to the Octagon would be coming in ‘just a few weeks’. Following...

Oct 25, 2016 10:07 am

PHOTO | Fan gets Michael Bisping tattoo following UFC 204 win

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping is certainly one of the most polarizing figures in MMA. Bisping, who has been on a tear of the UFC’s middleweight division in 2016, is never one to shy away from speaking his mind. Earlier this month, Bisping stepped into the Octagon in the main event of UFC 204 in...

Oct 23, 2016 3:35 pm

Comparison | Check out the current lineups for UFC 205, UFC 206 and UFC 207

The Ultimate Fighting Championship still has three pay-per-view events to put on before we say goodbye to the year 2016. The octagon will invade New York, Toronto and finally Las Vegas for pay-per-view events over the course of the next 68 days. The UFC’s first event in Madison Square Garden, UFC 205, is absolutely stacked....

Oct 21, 2016 3:00 pm

Will Brooks almost fully recovered from rib injury, eyes January return

In the beginning of October, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon for his second UFC appearance on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’. Brooks was stepping into the Octagon against Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira, who was supposed to be making his lightweight debut at the event. The day prior however,...

Oct 20, 2016 9:24 am

Georges St-Pierre in Las Vegas “just hanging out”

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre’s ongoing saga with the UFC brass has been an interesting one. While St-Pierre hasn’t fought since his controversial 2013 split decision win over Johny Hendricks, reports of St-Pierre returning to the Octagon have continued to surface over the years. Recently, it appeared as though St-Pierre was closer than ever...

Oct 19, 2016 8:18 am

Driver who killed Jordan Parsons posts bail

Earlier this year, tragic news surfaced that Bellator MMA prospect Jordan Parsons had been struck by a vehicle in Florida. While initial reports regarding the situation, and what happened, were a bit scarce, it was then revealed that Parsons was in the hospital, where he was forced to have his leg amputated as a result...

Oct 19, 2016 7:51 am

Twitter Beef! Lando Vannata Calls Tony Ferguson a “F**kcing Idiot”

Tony Ferguson‘s last fight, which occured back in July in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, was originally expected to be against fellow Ultimate Fighter winner Michael Chiesa. When Chiesa withdrew from the fight with back injury just weeks before the event, however, Ferguson was forced to shift his attention to late replacement Lando Vannata, who made...

Oct 18, 2016 11:52 am

Georges St-Pierre’s attorney opens up on contract dispute with UFC

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St-Pierre may have been close to finalizing a deal with the UFC that would have seen him return to the Octagon , however this week it was revealed by St-Pierre that he was officially a free agent after negotiations with the UFC failed. With that being said, earlier this month,...

Oct 17, 2016 7:18 pm

Bisping: “A fight with Gegard Mousasi would be astronomically bad business right now.”

Both Michael Bisping and Gegard Mousasi earned huge wins over the weekend, with Mousasi finishing Vitor Belfort with strikes in round two and Bisping going the distance in a close but entertaining five round decision. Mousasi’s name was conspicuously absent in the middleweight champions post-fight call out speech, and Bisping revealed why he didn’t include...

Oct 16, 2016 1:16 pm

Bisping says Conor McGregor sent him a nasty text following his prediction of Alvarez winning their UFC 205 main event

Conor McGregor is not someone you want to cross. Following reports of ‘Mystic Mac’ sending a threatening Facebook message to middleweight contender Gegard┬áMousasi, another fighter has come forward and revealed that the featherweight champion has sent him a nasty message. UFC middleweight champion and part-time FOX Sports commentator Michael Bisping says McGregor sent him one...

Oct 14, 2016 11:04 pm

Yoel Romero Posts Footage of USADA Tests, Attempts to Silence Doubters

On November 12, on the main card of the massively hyped UFC 205, former middleweight champion Chris Weidman will take on streaking former Olympian Yoel Romero. The winner of this bout could well receive the next crack at Michael Bisping’s middleweight title. In advance of this high-stakes middleweight showdown, Weidman has thrown a handful of...

Oct 14, 2016 8:16 am

Michael Bisping GOES OFF on “p**sy” Brock Lesnar: “F**k you”

UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping has been a longtime advocate of a clean sport, frequently calling out other fighters for testing positive for performance enhancing drugs. With former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar currently in the middle of his appeal process for his two failed drug tests surrounding his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt,...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Oct 13, 2016 11:59 am

UFC 204 medical suspensions

This past weekend, the UFC hit Manchester, England, for UFC 204. The card was an action packed one that saw UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping make his first successful title defense over Dan Henderson in what was ultimately Henderson’s final fight before retiring. While Henderson dropped Bisping several times early in the fight, Bisping’s volume...

Oct 12, 2016 12:05 pm

VIDEO | Should Conor McGregor be thankful his NSAC fine was only $150,000?

“I get fined more than these bums get paid,” tweeted UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor on Monday following his hearing with Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC). I get fined more than these bums get paid — Conor McGregor (@TheNotoriousMMA) October 10, 2016 McGregor is basically right. Most fighters that compete in the UFC aren’t making...

Oct 12, 2016 9:21 am

VIDEO | UFC 204 super slow motion highlights

This past weekend in Manchester, England, fight fans tuned in for a spectacular night of fights from the Manchester Arena, headlined by a 5-round war between UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and MMA legend Dan Henderson. The entire card was praised by fans for being an impressive one filled with numerous finishes. In the main...

Oct 12, 2016 7:53 am

Daniel Cormier: Anthony Johnson gives up “when things get tough”

UFC light heavyweight title contender Anthony Johnson is one of the most feared men on the entire UFC roster due to his the incredible one-punch knockout power that he possesses. Over the course of Johnson’s 27 fight professional career, Johnson has only gone the distance six times, winning every time. In addition, every single victory...

Oct 11, 2016 4:44 pm

Report | MMA legend Don Frye hospitalized and not doing well

According to a report, mixed martials arts legend Don “The Predator” Frye is currently in a Los Angeles Hospital and not doing well. MMA.TV member “ocbadapple” took to the popular forum and reported the following news: “Apparently Don has been at Cedars Sinai for about a week and has had some issues , with among...

Oct 11, 2016 2:23 pm

5 of the worst weight cuts in UFC history

Weight cutting is probably the least fun and most difficult part of a fight camp. While some UFC fighters only cut 5-10 pounds to make weight, others have the misfortune of cutting 20 pounds or more. We here at BJPenn.com have compiled five of the worst weight cuts in UFC history. Take a look below!...

Oct 11, 2016 5:55 am

CM Punk Goes Off on Haters for Personal Attacks

Last month, former pro wrestling star CM Punk made his long awaited jump into the world of mixed martial arts. He did so against 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. As we now know, of course, Punk’s visit to the Octagon would go down as an absolute disaster. After making...

Oct 8, 2016 10:19 am

Luke Rockhold rooting for Dan Henderson at UFC 204

It’s no secret that UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping and former UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold have a very storied rivalry. The pair first met in the Octagon in 2014 in Sydney, Australia in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: 55’. While Bisping had stated before the fight that he got the better of...

Oct 8, 2016 8:43 am

Will Brooks gives update on rib injury following Alex Oliveira fight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon to fight Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira on the main card of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ despite the fact that Oliveira weighed-in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds in a non-title fight. While Brooks started the fight out strong, an early...

Oct 7, 2016 2:46 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Bas Rutten predicts Vitor Belfort vs. Gegard Mousasi

Tomorrow night in Manchester, England, MMA veterans Vitor Belfort and Gegard Mousasi will step into the Octagon in the co-main event of UFC 204. Interestingly enough, while this is the first time the pair will step into the cage together, it isn’t the first time they have been booked to fight. Back in 2009, Affliction...

Oct 7, 2016 8:38 am

Will Brooks explains why he thinks Alex Oliveira purposely missed weight

Earlier this month, former Bellator MMA champion Will Brooks stepped into the Octagon in the co-main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off with Alex ‘Cowboy’ Oliveira in Oliveira’s lightweight debut. The prior day, Oliveira came in five pounds over the lightweight limit of 156 pounds for a non-title fight, forfeiting 20% of...

Oct 5, 2016 2:16 pm

A Look Back at the Record-Breaking Rise of Conor McGregor

In April of 2013, a 25-year-old Conor McGregor waved goodbye to a job as a plumber’s apprentice and made a successful UFC debut with a first-round TKO of Marcus Brimage. In the moments after the win, McGregor would famously call for a knockout of the night bonus. He would receive that bonus, and return home...