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Feb 12, 2015 4:22 am

Rashad Evans Out Another 6-7 Months

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, “Suga” Rashad Evans will be out of action for an additional 6-7 months following a second surgery to repair his knee. Much like Dominick Cruz, Evan’s first attempt to repair his ACL failed, requiring a second surgery, which already took place. UFC tonight broke the news on Wednesday night’s broadcast. “I...

Feb 10, 2015 5:00 pm

The UFC’s Official Response To Hector Lombard’s Failed Drug test

“The UFC has been notified by the Nevada State Athletic Commission that UFC welterweight Hector Lombard has tested positive for a banned substance following his fight at ‘UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier’ on Jan. 3, 2015 in Las Vegas,” the UFC’s statement reads. “The UFC has a strict, consistent policy against the use of any...

Feb 10, 2015 9:23 am

REPLAY! Fight Finishes From RFA 23

RFA 23 is in the books and what a night it was. Here are the highlights featuring Terrion Ware, Gabriel Checco, Raoni Barcelos, and Jocelyn Jones-Lybarger.

Feb 9, 2015 8:27 pm

“UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas” Fight Card Info

On April 4th the UFC hits Fairfax, Virginia for “UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas”. Learn everything you need to know about the fight card, courtesy of the UFC. The event goes down live on FOX Sports 1 at 10 a.m. PT (1 a.m. ET) on Saturday, April 4, with the prelims kicking off the...

Feb 8, 2015 3:22 pm

“UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas” Ticket Info

On Friday, tickets will go on sale for “UFC Fight Night: Mendes vs. Lamas”, which goes down April 4th in Virginia. Ahead of the ticket release the UFC released a preview for the event (See that HERE), and has released the ticket prices for the event. The cheapest ticket is priced at $63.05, whereas floor...

Feb 3, 2015 4:04 pm

Rashad Evans: ‘Gustafsson got caught up in his own hype’

“One of the reasons why I felt AJ won was that Gustafsson… I like Gustafsson, Gustafsson is a cool guy and everything. But I honestly felt like he actually thought he was the champion. He had a great fight with Jones, and it could have went either way. but then he let the hype get...

Feb 2, 2015 12:56 pm

Gray Maynard vs. Alexander Yakovlev set for UFC Fight Night 63 in Virginia

A lightweight bout featuring Gray Maynard (11-6-1 MMA) taking on Alexander Yakovlev (21-6-1 MMA) has been added to April’s UFC Fight Night 63 event in Virginia. UFC officials announced the booking earlier today. Former UFC title challenger Gray Maynard will be looking to score his first win since June of 2012 when he takes on...

Feb 1, 2015 4:39 pm

Booking Roundup – UFC Books Several Major Matchups For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been incredibly busy this week booking fights for upcoming events, even more-so than usual! Booking nearly 20 bouts for upcoming events. Catch up with all of the latest happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have Cody Pfister vs. James Moontasri, which will go down at UFC Fight Night 60 on...

Jan 29, 2015 7:59 pm

Dana White Addresses Anderson Silva’s Title Hopes

“I think that on Saturday night, we’ll see where he’s at. He’s an absolute professional, he’s done everything he needs to do to prepare for this fight. He’s back in shape, I think it’s just a mental thing, he has to get out there and see how he feels.” “I don’t think he needs 3-4...

Jan 15, 2015 4:43 pm

UFC CEO: ‘Ronda Our Most Impressive Athlete’

“I feel like that this is a seminal moment that’s not just in sports, but in culture altogether. This movement that’s being led by Ronda Rousey… it’s female empowerment… I mean who is to say, why can’t Ronda Rousey be the biggest, most popular athlete in combat sports? And that’s her whole attitude and that’s...

Jan 14, 2015 3:11 pm

White: ‘McGregor v. Aldo Would Be Biggest Fight Of 2015’

“Aldo and Conor, I think that would be the biggest fight of the year. I think it will beat every other fight his year, and (Jon) Jones vs. (Daniel) Cormier was this year. I think this would be the biggest fight this year.” “Part of making a big fight is a lot of people giving...

Jan 14, 2015 10:35 am

Evans-Smith Issued Temporary Suspension For Banned Substance

e Entertaining UFC female, Ashlee Evans-Smith has been temporarily suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for the use of a banned diuretic in the lead up to her Octagon Debut at UFC 181. Evans-Smith, who did not contest the commission’s findings during a hearing meeting in Nevada, fought and lost to Raquel Pennington on...

Jan 14, 2015 5:02 am

UFC Heavyweight Josh Barnett Breaks Down Velasquez vs. Werdum

“Werdum is known to be quite good on the ground and I don’t know, I actually don’t believe he would have any hesitation in throwing big knees and kicks,” Barnett stated. “It’s the usual sort of thing where he might say, well, you know, ‘I don’t want that guy to have the opportunity to punch...

Jan 6, 2015 12:31 pm

Gustafsson Requests “Rumble” Get Drug Tested

“A request from Sweden has been sent to US Anti Doping commission to come and test me. This is the way it’s done in Sweden, no matter where you are, you are under control which I really appreciate, I want my sport to be clean so everyone compete under the same terms. “Therefore, I would...

Jan 6, 2015 12:21 pm

White: ‘Herb Dean Refed A Horrible 5th Round’

“Herb Dean, I always talk about him; I think he’s my favorite referee. He did a horrible job in the fifth round. He let them clinch, literally for five minutes, but other than that, it was an amazing fight.” During his post-fight interview on FOX Sports 1, UFC President Dana White discussed his displeasure with...

Jan 6, 2015 5:01 am

REPLAY! Donald Cerrone’s UFC 182 Angry Kicks

In the closing seconds of his UFC 182 co-main event, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone unleashed hell on Myles Jury. Now you can watch it synced up to some Indiana Jones whips!

Jan 5, 2015 8:17 pm

Greg Jackson: ‘Gustafsson, Rumble, Velasquez, It Doesn’t Matter’

Greg Jackson, the mastermind behind the coaching of UFC light heavyweight kingpin Greg Jackson, doesn’t care who his star pupil fights next. Following Jones win over Daniel Cormier, there was much talk of who would be the next man to face Jones in the Octagon, and whether or not the champ would move up to...

Jan 5, 2015 2:37 pm

Hendo on Bones: I respect him as a fighter but not as a person

Prior to his bout with Daniel Cormier at last weekend’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas, current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones told the media that he was not impressed by DC’s most recent win over a “50-60” year-old Dan Henderson. Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Dan Henderson, was a guest on Monday’s...

Jan 3, 2015 10:16 am

Steven Seagal “Impressed” With Daniel Cormier

“So here’s the thing. If there’s anybody here, who’s going to see what I teach you, and tell anybody about it… they can’t be there. Daniel has asked me to show him a couple of things that are unusual. And I will do that. We’ll see how that goes.” “You know very well what could...

Dec 29, 2014 11:29 am

Joe Rogan Previews Biggest Potential Matchups Of 2015

Heading into 2015, the UFC already has a stacked lineup for the first two months of the year with UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier, UFC 183: Diaz vs. Silva, and UFC 184: Weidman vs. Belfort. Joe Rogan talks about the biggest potential fights for the year in this video.

Dec 28, 2014 11:27 am

UFC Bad Blood: The Time Is Now

Leading up to UFC 182: Jones vs. Cormier, The UFC has released the second clip of ‘UFC Bad Blood’ to hype the event. Check it out:

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 25, 2014 5:10 am


Ho Ho Ho! It’s the one day of the year, BJPENN.COM goes dark. Even this post was scheduled to post and share yesterday. YOU’VE BEEN FOOLED! But on a serious note, from our family to yours, Happy Holidays! Enjoy the season… and this picture of UFC heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez in a Christmas Sweater. Here’s...

Dec 22, 2014 11:09 am

Bas Rutten Talks UFC Lawsuit: ‘Of Course Fighters Get Underpaid’

Bas Rutten has been around the fight game for a long time. From his MMA debut in 1993 through winning the UFC championship, and his eventual retirement in 2006, Rutten has seen it all. Now, with his position on Inside MMA, Rutten will likely have to analyze the impending UFC lawsuit. While he hasn’t had...

Dec 20, 2014 8:55 am

TSN Lands UFC Broadcast Deal

While no formal announcement has been made yet, The Sports Network (TSN) in Canada sent out schedule revisions for January to television listings services on Friday which included extensive UFC coverage (via MMAFighting.com). TSN, which is Canada’s equivalent to ESPN, was the leading candidate to get the UFC’s television contract in The Great White North....

Dec 17, 2014 12:29 pm

ODDS! Machida Massive Favorite Over Dollaway

As part of a UFC Christmas, Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway will throw down this weekend, in the UFC Fight Night 58 main event. A main event that Machida heads into as a massive favorite. Check it: (via BestFightOdds.com)

Dec 16, 2014 3:05 pm

UFC Champ Werdum Happy With Reebok Deal

“There is not yet a definition but I think that it’s going to be good for who is battling and running after since a long time. For example, I’m at the top of the ranking and I’m already 37 years old. I think that it will benefit the top ten guys of the ranking. I’m...

Dec 9, 2014 3:52 pm

Anderson Silva: ‘There’s a lot of homosexuals in MMA’

“I don’t think there’s prejudice, but there’s a lot of homosexuals in mixed martial arts. There are a lot of them who haven’t yet come out. [If they were to come out,] nowadays it’s so silly to not express your feelings. As long as you respect people’s spaces, and respect their limits. You have to...

Dec 8, 2014 2:52 pm

Robbie Lawler tops UFC 181 payroll with $220,000

The UFC 181 payroll is in, and unsurprisingly Robbie Lawler, who left the evening as the champion, was the highest paid fighter on the card, followed by Anthony Pettis and Gilbert Melendez, who were both tied with $200,000. MMAJunkie obtained the payroll from the NSAC. The list is as follows: * indicates $50,000 ‘Performance of...