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Nov 5, 2014 6:27 pm

Injury Still Ailing, Evans Opts Out Of Gustafsson Talks

“My leg isn’t strong. I can’t explode off it like I normally used to be able to and it still feels unstable. My management team wouldn’t let me take the fight. Glenn [Robinson, his manager] said, ‘At this stage of your career there is no need to rush into a fight especially coming back from...

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 27, 2014 12:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio With Gary Goodridge, Yancy Medeiros, Vik Grujic, & JT Torres

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Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Adds Nine Bouts To Upcoming Events

The UFC has been extremely busy this week booking matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matches that have been set over the course of this past week! First up we have Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares, who will face off at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on January 3rd. Marquardt...

Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 12, 2014 8:37 pm

S&P Downgrades Zuffa Credit Rating After Rough 2014

The UFC has fallen under criticism this year for what some are saying is ‘over saturation’ of the sport, running events nearly every week, sometimes more than one a day. According to MMA Payout Reports, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has officially downgraded Zuffa’s credit from BB to BB-, a rating they have held since 2010....

Oct 8, 2014 6:06 pm

Cormier Replaces Fitch As AKA Team Captain

Longtime American Kickboxing Academy Team Captain, Jon Fitch, has left San Jose for a new life in Las Vegas. As such, he’s relinquished his title as captain, and Daniel Cormier has been voted in. D.C. is set to fight Jon Jones for the UFC light-heavyweight world title on January 3rd. The American Kickboxing Academy has...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

Oct 2, 2014 4:51 am

Travis Browne Explains His Departure From Jackson’s MMA – EXCLUSIVE

  If you missed the latest edition of BJPENN.com Radio, check it out here. One of the highlights of the show was the conversation with UFC heavyweight Travis ‘Hapa’ Browne. The interview covered a lot of topics including Browne’s new training camp, his loss to Fabricio Werdum, and his upcoming fight with Brendan Shaub at...

Sep 29, 2014 8:20 am

RUMOR: Rousey vs. Zingano Being Targeted For UFC 182

Following her dominant 3rd round TKO win over Amanda Nunes this past Saturday at UFC 178, an emotional Cat Zingano spoke to Joe Rogan in her Octagon interview, and said that she was ready to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, something she earned before her 17-month layoff from competition. UFC President Dana White...

Sep 26, 2014 3:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson Fine With Flying Under The Radar

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is sometimes overlooked by many, but according to him, he’s okay with that. The champ spoke to USA Today Sports about why he’s okay with flying under the radar. “I do want to be a big star, but if that means I have to be somebody that I’m not and...

Sep 26, 2014 10:20 am

Tim Kennedy’s Fighting Style Won’t Change For Anyone

Tim Kennedy has been on a tear of the middleweight division lately, going 3-0 since joining the UFC, and even defeating #7 ranked Michael Bisping. Tomorrow night at UFC 178, he looks to build upon his already impressive resume by defeating Yoel Romero. The only argument against Kennedy however, is that he is a boring...

Sep 23, 2014 1:23 pm

UFC’s Kevin Casey Gets 12-Month Suspension For Failed Drug Test

The world of Mixed Martial Arts looked liked a circus today. And while business may press on as usual in the UFC offices, four of their contracted athletes were handed down severe sentences during today’s Nevada Athletic Commission hearing, in Las Vegas. Wanderlei Silva received a lifetime ban and fine (Report Here), while Jon Jones...

Sep 23, 2014 11:43 am

Wanderlei Silva Punished By NAC With Lifetime Ban, $70,000 Fine

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier weren’t the only MMA Fighters punished at today’s Nevada Athletic Commission (NAC) meeting. Wanderlei Silva, despite his efforts of protest, was slapped with a lifetime ban and a $70,000 fine. Though he just retired from competition (replay HERE), a ban from Nevada means “The Axe” Murderer’s career is likely over,...

Sep 21, 2014 3:30 pm

Glover Vows To “Get That F***ing Belt”

Glover Teixeira is gearing up for his fight against Phil Davis at UFC 179 in Brazil. Glover is coming off a brutal 5-round beating at the hands of light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, and a win over Davis would certainly help Teixeira get back in title contention. Phil Davis on the other hand is coming...

Sep 21, 2014 10:26 am

Cariaso To Critics: Watch UFC 178 To See Why I Deserve A Title Shot

Chris Cariaso will step into the Octagon to face Demetrious Johnson this Saturday at UFC 178. While many fans are counting Cariaso out of the fight, he believes that he will silence his critics and claim the flyweight championship from Johnson, one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. Cariaso will be...

Sep 16, 2014 4:29 pm

PHOTO | Sonnen With The Troops

Current SEAL class on base in San Diego. #truewarriors http://t.co/HgtGx0HlkL pic.twitter.com/ZHzJ4DmfqV — chael sonnen (@sonnench) September 15, 2014 Retired UFC fighter, Chael Sonnen spent some time on base in San Diego recently. Chael Sonnen retired after going just 3-4 in his last seven bouts. However, three of those losses were in title fights, two to...

Sep 16, 2014 3:40 pm

Aldo: If you talk about skills, I feel I’m the best in the world

UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo recently sat down with Brazil’s AGFight, and said he is the best in the world. “If you talk about skills, I feel that I’m the best in the world. But it doesn’t mean that I think that I’m invincible and I’m still working to keep being a champion,” said Aldo...

Sep 15, 2014 11:28 am

Gustafsson Wants Fight With Anthony Johnson In January

Fight fans may get the chance to see the highly anticipated light heavyweight bout between Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Rumble Johnson sooner rather than later. After initially stating that he had no desire to fight Anthony Johnson, and that he would rather wait for a title shot against the winner of Jon Jones vs. Daniel...

Sep 14, 2014 10:25 am

Rousey Admits She Broke Her Thumb In Davis Fight, Needed Cast And Pin

Ronda Rousey looked especially dominant in her UFC 175 win over Alexis Davis, a fight she won in just 16 seconds. Following the bout, Rousey underwent minor knee surgery. Unbeknownst to the public, she also suffered a broken thumb, an injury which required a cast for the majority of the summer, as well as a...

Sep 8, 2014 3:58 pm

Anthony Johnson Details More Incidents In Training About Alistair Overeem

Alistair Overeem has been widely criticized for going too hard in training. One fighter who is speaking out against Overeem louder than the rest is his former teammate, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. Rumble spoke about multiple incidents regarding Overeem, where he witnessed, or was informed about Overeem deliberately going hard against people. He spoke with BloodyElbow.com:...

Aug 30, 2014 5:02 am

Dana White Slams Greg Jackson: “What Are You Doing?”

“It drives me crazy. First of all he’s fighting a 5′ 10″ unbelievable wrestler – that’s who he is facing in Daniel Cormier. [But] he’s training with 6′ 10″ no-wrestling, all-stand up kickboxer Alistair Overeem. And Alistair Overeem lands on his leg and busts his knee up and gives him a high ankle sprain. I...

Aug 29, 2014 4:57 pm

Soto Gets Main Event Title Shot In UFC Debut

Earlier today news broke that Renan Barao was forced out of his bout against TJ Dillashaw tomorrow night at UFC 177. An inside source close to Barao told us that the former bantamweight champion passed out while cutting weight and for his own safety wouldn’t fight. Stepping in for him however is a UFC newcomer,...