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Mar 24, 2014 10:44 am

UFC Confirms Sonnen vs. Silva Official For May 31

It’s still not entirely clear if Wanderlei Silva has signed his contract to fight Chael Sonnen, but that little detail didn’t stop UFC executive Grace Tourinho from addressing the issue at last night’s UFC Fight Night 38 post-fight press conference. According to Brazil’s UFC boss, the fight between Sonnen and Silva is official for May 31,...

Mar 23, 2014 10:48 am

‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ Main Card Play-By-Play & Live Results

As part of our live fight night coverage, BJPENN.COM, invites fight fans to join us for our main card play-by-play and live results on tonight’s UFC event in Brazil. ‘UFC Fight Night 38: Shogun vs. Henderson II’ features a main event between Dan Henderson and Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua from Natal, Brazil. If you do not...

Mar 23, 2014 10:02 am

Chope Removed From Tonight’s UFC Card For History Of Domestic Violence

After making weight and going through the motions of fight night, UFC Fight Night 38 competitor, Will Chope (pictured), has been released by the UFC and had his fight against Diego Brandao cancelled on less than a day’s notice. UFC Fight Night 38 goes down tonight from Natal, Brazil. This sudden shift to tonight’s card comes...


Mar 21, 2014 9:02 am

Dober vs. Hein slated for UFC Fight Night 41: Munoz vs. Mousasi

  By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC announced today that Drew Dober would be the man to welcome Nick Hein to the Octagon on May 31st in Berlin Germany on the UFC Fight Night 41 card. The card will be headlined by Mark Munoz and Gegard Mousasi. TUF 15 competitor Drew Dober is 14-5 in his...

Mar 21, 2014 7:54 am

Barnatt On McGregor: ‘You don’t have to represent the sport badly’

I’m starting to wonder if there’s anyone left in the UFC who doesn’t have some level of drama going on with Connor McGregor. Luke Barnatt, a member of The Ultimate Fighter 17 roster, recently sat down with Jonathan Shrager of MMA.TV and spoke about his issues with McGregor, as well as his fantastic start to his...

Mar 20, 2014 12:40 pm

Jose Aldo expects Mendes rematch next, says Pettis talks more than he fights

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (24-1 MMA, 6-0 UFC) recently spoke to MMAjunkie through an intepreter, where he discussed his possible move to 155-pounds, as well as a potential fight with lightweight champ Anthony Pettis. “Anthony Pettis talks a lot,” Aldo told MMAjunkie. “He goes to the media and says that he’ll fight me in any...

Mar 19, 2014 7:55 am

Njokuani vs. Pichel Slated for UFC 173 in May

  Two lightweights have been added to May’s UFC 173. Anthony Njokuani (16-7) will face Vinc Pichel (8-1), UFC officials announced Tuesday.  Njokuani KO’d Roger Bowling at UFC on FOX 7 in April 2013. An injury forced him off UFC Fight Night 30. At 2012’s TUF 16 Finale, Pichel suffered a KO loss at the...

Mar 19, 2014 5:59 am

Daniel Sarafian Moves To Welterweight – Meets Kiichi Kunimoto At UFC 174

Former “Ultimate Fighter: Brazil” finalist Daniel Sarafian is going to try his luck at welterweight. Sarafian will be making the cut from middleweight (185) to welterweight (170) in preparation for a bout with Japanese mainstay Kiichi Kunimoto, at UFC 174 this June. The show will emanate out of Rogers Arena in Vancouver, B.C. Sarafian looked like a strong...

Mar 18, 2014 8:17 am

Chael Sonnen: ‘Wanderlei has no balls’

Eventually Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei Silva are going to take their beef to the streets… Oh wait, that already happened. At any rate, there is definitely no love lost between Silva and Sonnen. The two middleweight fighters are fresh off shooting the third season of Brazil’s Ultimate Fighter and are expected to face off inside...

Mar 17, 2014 12:34 pm

Chris Weidman Discusses Breaking Anderson Silva’s Leg

“I just knew that I checked it really good. I knew that, I’ve checked guys legs and… With this whole camp after the first fight, I got leg kicked a lot. My leg was bothering me for like, two, three weeks. So, man, I did not want to get leg kicked again. Anderson Silva was...

Mar 15, 2014 1:55 pm

‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ goes down tonight from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. In this thread we will be covering the five-fight pay-per-view card. (For Our prelims play-by-play and results click HERE.) The action kicks off at 3:00 p.m. PT / 6:00 p.m. ET. Looking for preliminary card results? Click HERE! MAIN...

Mar 15, 2014 1:54 pm

‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ Preliminary Card Play-By-Play And Live Results

‘UFC 171: Hendricks vs. Lawler’ goes down tonight from the American Airlines Center in Dallas, Texas. In this thread we will be covering both the UFC Fight Pass and UFC on FOX Sports 2 Preliminary Card Broadcasts. (For our pay-per-view play-by-play and results click HERE.) The action kicks off at 3:00 p.m. PT / 6:00...

Mar 15, 2014 10:29 am

Bisping Fires Back – ‘Kennedy’s A Communist’

Michael Bisping is never short of words when it comes to an opponent that he’s less than friendly with, and right now he is not disappointing anyone with his bout against Tim Kennedy moving ever closer. Kennedy sounded off earlier this week to Yahoo! Sports, essentially saying that The Count was nothing more than a...

Mar 14, 2014 6:13 pm

There’s Something About Hendricks Dana White Just Doesn’t Like

At a recent UFC Media Day Scrum, UFC President Dana White was singing the praises of Welterweight contender Johny Hendricks. However, there was one thing about him that White isn’t a fan of. The beard. “I like everything about Johny Hendricks,” White said. “He’s a great guy, a hard worker, and he’s one of those...

Mar 14, 2014 11:20 am

Dana White: Sonnen vs. Silva still not official

By Evan Stoumbelis The ongoing drama between “The American Gangster” Chael Sonnen and Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva continued this week during Dana White’s UFC 171 pre-fight media scrum. Dana told reporters that the fight between the TUF 3 Brazil coaches was still not set in stone. “Yeah,” White affirmed when asked on Thursday if...

Mar 14, 2014 7:19 am

Vladimir Putin Gives MMA Fighter Anthony Ruiz $150,000

In August of 2012, mixed martial arts fighter Anthony Ruiz took a journey to Sochi, Russia for a bout against Alexander Shlemenko. During the fight, Ruiz was on the receiving end of a whooping so brutal that the Russian president, Vladimir Putin, hooked him up with $150,000.00 of his own money. Bleacher Report’s Josh Gross got the...

Mar 14, 2014 7:15 am

Pat Curran’s Bout With Depression Almost Ended His Career

“The fight game is 90% mental.” It’s a cliché we’ve heard countless times, from countless people. But that doesn’t make it any less truthful. The mental prowess of a fighter can make or break not only their next fight, but their entire career. And it’s not just confidence that I’m speaking of; you have to...

Mar 13, 2014 6:52 am

Hendricks Feels It’s Time for Welterweights to ‘Make Our Own Mark’

If it all goes according to plan, by the time the smoke settles Saturday night at the American Airlines Center in Dallas, TX., Georges St. Pierre will be nowhere near the subject of discourse. After St. Pierre put his career on hiatus, following a brilliant 11-title-fight-victory run, a new welterweight champion will be determined as...

Mar 13, 2014 6:48 am

Hector Lombard on TRT: “Cheating is cheating”

Hector Lombard hasn’t been shy in the least bit about his opinions on TRT or his criticism of Vitor Belfort after his title shot against Chris Weidman went out of the window. With the use of TRT officially banned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission in February, Vitor’s opportunity slipped right through his hands. Lombard...

Mar 13, 2014 6:30 am

Kennedy Blasts Bisping In Blog, ‘The Count’ Offers Up Rivera Treatment

Ahead of their headlining stint at the TUF Nations Finale next month, Tim Kennedy, has taken to Yahoo Sports! with a personal blog about the event. Here’s some excerpts: “I’ve wanted to fight Mike since his bout against my friend, Jorge Rivera, a little more than three years ago at UFC 127 in Sydney, Australia....

Mar 12, 2014 8:49 am

Injured Dominick Cruz Back To Training

Former UFC Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz is finally training again! Bellator lightweight Michael Chandler made the announcement this week, stating that his Alliance MMA teammate was “doing good” while trying to do some light workouts in the midst of rehabbing his injured groin. “He’s back in the gym this week. He’s not full sparring, but...

Mar 11, 2014 10:02 am

Chael Sonnen Credits Two Brazilians For His Desire To Start Fighting

It doesn’t come as a big surprise that Chael Sonnen isn’t the most popular personality in Brazil. However, it seems that the “American Gangster” has been admiring Brazilian fighters since the beginning of his career. Sonnen took to Brazilian media organization Globo to discuss two Brazilian fighters that had a big influence on the sport and...

Mar 10, 2014 4:24 pm

Cung Le Wants In Against Wanderlei If TRT Ban Removes Sonnen

“If Chael gets hurt, or decides that he’s not ready for the Wanderlei fight, I’ll throw in my hat. I would love another shot. I have a lot of respect for him. I grew up watching all of his fights in PRIDE. And to fight him, I feel like I didn’t fight a good fight...