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Apr 18, 2015 8:51 pm

UFC on FOX 15 Bonus Report: 4 Fighters Take Home Extra $50K!

‘UFC on FOX 15’ has wrapped up and the bonus report is in! There were so many amazing performances tonight— find out who took home an extra $50,000! Fight of the Night: Gian Villante vs. Corey Anderson Gian Villante and Corey Anderson left it all in the octagon with their performance on ‘UFC on FOX...

Apr 14, 2015 4:52 pm

‘UFC 1’ Veteran Passes at Age 53

If it was not for the success of the first UFC event, nobody would know who Royce Gracie, Conor McGregor or Jon Jones was. Everybody who participated at ‘UFC 1’ played an important role in the company’s future. We here at BJPENN.COM are saddened to learn about the passing of Kevin Rosier. Rosier was in...

Apr 6, 2015 8:08 am

Alexander Gustafsson Says ‘It’s Been A Rough Time’ Since Losing To Rumble

Former UFC light heavyweight title challenger Alexander Gustafsson suffered a crushing loss when Anthony Johnson stopped him the first round of their fight back in Jan. Gustafsson was tapped to fight Jon Jones for a second time in a highly anticipated rematch, until Johnson put a stop to that in a matter of moments, in...

Apr 1, 2015 2:03 am

JDS Calls Fight With Alistair Overeem “Interesting”

  “That’s an interesting fight. If the UFC also thinks so, it will happen. He’s doing well, got himself two wins in a row. Before that he was sort of apathetic in the division. No matter who it is, I just want that can make me evolve and get better at my quest to be the...


Mar 30, 2015 9:36 am

Benson Henderson And Michael Johnson Are Ready To Go

If you don’t follow the former UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, on Twitter than you are missing out on some entertaining action. Henderson has been on the prowl for his next opponent and is requesting fights from Tyrone Woodley, Anthony Pettis and even Jon Jones. Obviously that last one was a joke by Henderson (maybe),...

Mar 30, 2015 8:28 am

Report: Alexander Gustafsson vs. Glover Teixeira targeted for UFC Fight Night 69

A key light heavyweight battle is being targeted for June’s ‘UFC Fight Night 69’ event in Berlin, as Swedish website Kimura.se is reporting that a fight between former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Glover Teixeira is being setup by UFC officials. Alexander Gustafsson (16-3 MMA) was last seen in action at January’s ‘UFC on FOX...

Mar 20, 2015 12:40 pm

Randy Couture Gets Roasted By Chael Sonnen And Dan Henderson

Part of this week’s NCAA Championship’s involved a roasting of Randy Couture. On hand were the former UFC champion’s Team Quest brothers, Chael Sonnen and Dan Henderson. Check it: Chael Sonnen Randy Couture, ladies and gentleman. Or for those of us who know him, refer to him as a douchebag. That’s not because he’s a...

Mar 5, 2015 2:17 pm

Report: WWE Fallout Could Lead To Lesnar-Mir III At MSG

Industry insider Dave Meltzer is talking heavy about heavyweights. The WWE and MMA expert lays out some really intersting information regarding the WWE’s deal with Brock Lesnar, and how that could potentially lead to a Mir vs. Lesnar III fight in Madison Square Garden. Interesting read if nothing else, however, everyone in this business respects...

Mar 5, 2015 11:32 am

Ratings Report: Rousey A Pay-Per-View Star

By all accounts, Ronda Rousey is the UFC’s biggest star. The female combat champion not only breaks Octagon records, but she stars in movies, models, and breaks hearts faces around the globe. She’s also a pay-per-view star. From ratings guru Dave Meltzer: While it’s too early to get PPV numbers, early indications based on the...

Mar 4, 2015 8:53 am

“If I’m dreaming, don’t wake me”

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is one of the sport’s biggest stars. He sells out arenas across the globe, and generates millions of dollars in pay-per-view revenue. He’s a big deal. But event the champ himself has a moment. A moment where he’s star struck. And what better place than last weekend’s celebrity rich UFC...

Mar 3, 2015 12:26 pm

McCall: ‘I would throw Ronda Rousey on her head’

“They say all these comparisons to her fighting men. Even like Joe [Rogan]. I need to have a conversation with Joe about it because she’s not beating up a man. I’m sorry, it’s not going to happen.” … “A good man will not lose to Ronda Rousey. I could put a judo gi on, [she’s]...

Mar 1, 2015 1:31 pm

“I’ll Never Look At Anderson Silva As A Cheater”

After it was announced that Anderson Silva failed a random, pre-fight drug test ahead of his UFC 183 return against Nick Diaz, people immediately branded him as a cheater. Following that announcement, it was revealed that Silva failed another drug test, further bringing his legacy into question. One person who doesn’t view Silva any differently...

Mar 1, 2015 12:15 pm

Anthony Johnson Admits To Masterminding Fake Brawl Prank

This past weekend, at the ‘UFC: Welcome To The Show’ press conference, Jon Jones and Anthony Johnson squared off for fans and media members. When the two met on the center of the stage, the two proceeded to reenact the infamous brawl Jones had with Daniel Cormier prior to their fight (See that HERE), however...

Feb 24, 2015 1:44 pm

Krause Lost $20K On UFC’s News Reebok Deal

Popular UFC lightweight James Krause is speaking out against the UFC’s new uniform deal, stating he’s at a loss of income since the UFC’s announcement. Krause stated in a recent interview that as soon as the UFC announced their new deal with Reebok he lost $20,000.00 in sponsorship. The fighter continued to discuss the topic...

Feb 23, 2015 8:42 pm

CSAC Executive Director: PED Problem Isn’t As Bad As It Seems

With the recent string of PED busts, and drug testing failures, including Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, Nick Diaz, and Hector Lombard to name just a few within the UFC, there has been much talk of a PED pandemic in MMA. California State Athletic Commission Executive Director Andy Foster, a former MMA fighter himself, believes that...

Feb 22, 2015 6:40 am

Fans Invited To UFC 184 Fight Week Events

On Saturday, the UFC will hit the Staples Center in Los Angeles for UFC 184, which will be headlined by Ronda Rousey, and Cat Zingano as Zingano looks to dethrone Rousey. Ahead of the event, the UFC has invited fans to the fight-week events in Los Angeles. Below is the information you need to know...

Feb 18, 2015 9:21 am

FREEDOM! No Drug Tests In Texas

The Texas regulatory body has no plans to test any UFC 185 fighters out of competition. Greg Alvarez, the Texas Combative Sports Program director, told MMAFighting.com on Tuesday that the Texas Department of Licensing and Regulation (TDLR) has no policy in place that would enable random, out-of-competition testing before MMA fights and boxing matches. “Nobody...

Feb 16, 2015 4:30 pm

Frankie Edgar’s Message To PED Users: ‘I’ll Beat You Anyway’

With the recent string of PED busts in MMA, from Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, to Jon Fitch in the World Series Of Fighting, the PED issue is one that can’t be ignored. As Frankie Edgar gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Urijah Faber, he gave his thoughts on the ‘hot...

Feb 16, 2015 8:28 am

Bas Rutten Goes Off On PED Users

MMA is going through a difficult time right now when it comes to drug testing failures, with numerous high profile fighters testing positive for PEDs, including Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones. Bas Rutten has a very firm stance when it comes to PEDs, and explained it on Inside MMA recently.

Feb 16, 2015 7:27 am

Royce Gracie: ‘Failed Drug Tests Show The System Is Working’

With the recent string of PED busts, inside and outside of the UFC, many fans, and fighters, are saying the the sport of Mixed Martial Arts, has a massive drug problem that needs to be fixed. With two of the UFC’s pound for pound kings, Jon Jones and Anderson Silva, failing drug tests in the...

Feb 16, 2015 7:09 am

Coker On Universal PED Testing Policy: “It Would Be Amazing”

Recently, the sport of MMA has gone through a troubling period recently when it comes to drug test. Many fighters, including pound for pound kings Anderson Silva, and Jon Jones, have tested positive for PEDs, among other fighters. The PED epidemic is not just plaguing the UFC, as 4 fighters on the Bellator 127 card...

Feb 14, 2015 4:05 am

UFC Holding Special Press Conference To Address Recent Drug Test Failings

After a tiring few months of failed drug test, UFC President Dana White and company CEO Lorenzo Fertitta will address the News Media on Wednesday to discuss the recent “PED Epidemic” in their company. Several fighters over the course of the sport’s history have failed drug tests. However, this year alone, the UFC’s two biggest...

Feb 14, 2015 4:00 am

Bec Pokes Fun At Reebok Following Recent Signings

  Ronda Rousey, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones, and Anthony Pettis have all inked individual endorsement deals with the UFC’s new clothing sponsor Reebok. And in came Paige VanZant. VanZant, a one-fight UFC veteran, who’s made a lasting impression on the industry, was also signed to an individual deal with Reebok, and her peers don’t like...

Feb 11, 2015 5:08 pm

Cormier vs. Bader Booked For UFC Fight Night 68

A light-heavyweight bout between Daniel Cormier and Ryan Bader has been booked for UFC Fight Night 68. UFC officials announced the bout tonight on FOX Sports 1. UFC Fight Night 68 takes place on June 6 at Smoothie King Center in New Orleans, where Cormier will enjoy a home field advantage. The bout marks D.C.’s...

Feb 10, 2015 12:29 pm

Paige VanZant Signs With Reebok

Popular UFC strawweight Paige VanZant is one of the fortunate few who have been picked up by UFC apparel company, Reebok, for sponsorship. No official announcement from the company has been made, but VanZant announced the deal through her instagram. Check it: So honored to be a Reebok athlete!!! My new kicks got me groovin!!!!!!...

Feb 10, 2015 10:31 am

Velasquez, Cormier Back In Training

Two of American Kickboxing Academy’s staples, Cain Velasquez and Daniel Cormier have returned to training. Cormier, no doubt, was taking some much-needed time off following his decision loss to Jon Jones, and Velasquez was out with injury. Check it: The boys are back #TeamAKA @cainmma @dc_mma http://t.co/4bHwDGjiz5 — Luke Rockhold (@LukeRockhold) February 9, 2015 The...

Feb 9, 2015 7:32 am

UFC Denies Withholding Anderson Silva’s payment

Yesterday news surfaced that the UFC had been withholding a $6 Million payment to Anderson Silva in U.S. Dollars as a result of his failed drug test from UFC 183 (See that HERE) This outraged many fans, who felt the UFC should also have withheld Jon Jones earnings from UFC 182, where Jones tested positive...