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Jan 12, 2015 2:33 pm

Get To Know Joseph Duffy, The Last Man To Defeat Conor McGregor

Cage Warrior Fighting Championship lost one of their top stars earlier this month to the Ultimate Fighting Championship. Joseph Duffy (12-1) recently signed with the UFC and will be making his debut in the octagon in the near future. Even though people seem to think his claim to fame is being the last man to...

Jan 5, 2015 5:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Donald Cerrone’s Win Over Myles Jury

In the co-main event of UFC 182, Donald Cerrone dominated Myles Jury for 3 rounds en route to a unanimous decision win. The bout ended Jury’s undefeated streak, and extended Cerrone’s win streak to 6, tying him for the longest active win streak in the UFC lightweight division with Khabib Nurmagomedov. UFC pros took to...

Nov 26, 2014 9:17 pm

Pettis: ‘I outclass him like he’s a beginner, this ends in the first’

“I think he’s very basic when it comes to standup. He’s got decent boxing and he’s tough. That’s most Mexican fighters, they are the most exciting fighters, they are tough and have good boxing. Unfortunately for him, that’s my zone. If he wants to stand in there and trade, he’s not going to see me...

Nov 23, 2014 9:12 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Edgar’s late submission win over Swanson

Last night in the main event of UFC Fight Night 57, Frankie Edgar scored a late 5th round submission win over Cub Swanson, earning himself a Performance of the Night bonus in the process. As always, the Twitter-verse erupted with reactions from fighters, fans, and celebrities. Below is a compilation of the best reactions. Here...


Nov 16, 2014 12:15 pm

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Fabricio Werdum’s Win Over Mark Hunt

Last night in the main event of UFC 180, Fabricio Werdum defeated Mark Hunt to become the interim UFC heavyweight champion with a brutal knee (See that HERE). During the bout, the Twitter-verse was sounding off for blow-by-blow reactions, which we have compiled. The Interim UFC heavyweight title is on the line! #UFC180 @FabricioWerdum vs...

Nov 13, 2014 5:30 pm

White: Fighters need to start ‘reeling it back a bit’ in training

  UFC President Dana White has been dealing with fight canceling injuries, at an alarming rate. This weekend’s UFC 180 event is the perfect example. Norman Parke, Joe Lauzon, Diego Sanchez, and Cain Velasquez have all been forced to withdraw from the event, making the promotion’s debut in Mexico a shell of its former self....

Nov 11, 2014 6:44 pm

Dos Anjos: ‘Nate Diaz doesn’t deserve this fight’

  “I think people started talking more about me after that fight [against Benson Henderson], but I think my big dream is still coming. I have a fight against a top guy, Nathan Diaz, on Dec. 13. My focus is on that fight right now, and I’m looking forward beating him and getting my title...

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 29, 2014 12:43 pm

“Conor McGregor Don’t Want None”

“I’ve really given it some considerable thought of dropping to 145 just to fight him. That’s how much I would love to fight this guy, five rounds. I’ll fight him Ireland. I’ll fight him in freakin’ anywhere. I’ll fight him in Mexico, maybe on that next Mexico card. I don’t care. He says he wants...

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...

Oct 25, 2014 5:04 am

Lauzon: ‘Injuries Suck’

Joe Lauzon, was recently forced out of his UFC 180 bout against Diego Sanchez, leaving many fans disappointed for missing out on what had the makings of a ‘Fight of the Year’ candidate. Lauzon explained his reason for backing out from the fight on a blog post for his own website, JoeLauzon.com. I have been...

Oct 16, 2014 1:07 pm

Pettis: ‘I have to remind everyone who I am’

“I gotta go out there and remind everybody of who I am.” “Gil’s a tough opponent. He’s one of those guys that just goes out there and likes to fight. You saw him in the Diego Sanchez fight throwing bombs, the Ben Henderson fight went five rounds – but that’s the thing for me, I...

Oct 16, 2014 12:40 pm

‘UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum’ Hits Theaters Nationwide

UFC returns to movie theaters nationwide on Sat., Nov. 15 at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT, as Fathom Events and UFC bring UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM, the UFC’s first-ever event in Mexico, to the big screen. Fans will have a front-row Octagon view of all the action when heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez...

Oct 13, 2014 3:20 pm

UFC 180 Set To Stream In Movie Theaters

The UFC will be going to Mexico next month for UFC 180: Velasquez vs. Werdum, and will be showing the event in movie theaters in the United States. The UFC released the following promo for the bout. The current lineup for UFC 180 is as follows: Cain Velasquez vs. Fabricio Werdum [UFC heavyweight title] Jake...

Oct 12, 2014 7:34 pm

Augusto Montano vs. Chris Heatherly Set For UFC 180

Chris Heatherly is set to welcome UFC newcomer, Augusto Montano, to the Octagon on November 15th in Mexico at UFC 180. Montano is a highly touted prospect who boasts a 13-1 record, that has seen him finish all 13 of his wins. With 8 knockouts, and 5 submissions to his name, Montano will look to...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...

Oct 7, 2014 2:56 pm

Fight Pass Stats Revealed, Conor McGregor, Jon Jones Biggest Draws

The guys over at UFC Fight Pass have released some key stats from the subscription based UFC platform, regarding viewership and content popularity. Kevin Iole of Yahoo! Sports was the man lucky enough to open the book, here’s what he found: (Via Yahoo! Sports)   Top 10 most-watched fights: Jon Jones-Alexander Gustafsson, Sept. 21, 2013,...

Oct 3, 2014 7:43 am

Dana White: Conor McGregor Is The Logical #1 Contender

At the start of each week, UFC president Dana White sits down with web content producer Matt Parrino for The Download, where he discusses the most recent octagon news. In this week’s edition, of The Download Uncle Dana talked about Conor McGregor and how he feels the young Irishman is the logical #1 contender at...

Oct 2, 2014 8:20 pm

Ross Pearson vs. Al Iaquinta added to UFC Fight Night 55 in Sydney

A lightweight bout between Ross Pearson and Al Iaquinta is the latest addition to November’s UFC Fight Night 55 event in Sydney. UFC officials announced the bout Thursday evening. Ross Pearson (16-7 MMA, 8-4 UFC) was last seen in action in the co-main event of August’s UFC Fight Night 47 fight card in Maine, where he knocked...

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...

Oct 1, 2014 11:21 pm

QUICK TWITT | Pro’s React To Cung Le’s Positive PED Test

Earlier this week, we learned that UFC middleweight fighter, Cung Le, had been suspended nine-months for the illegal use of Human Growth Hormone during active competition. As such, the MMA world reacted. It didn't pay to cheat for once, good start to the day. — Brian Stann (@BrianStann) August 23, 2014 @DEVOURED85 unfortunately yes. —...

Sep 28, 2014 9:55 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To McGregor’s KO Over Poirier

In the main card of UFC 178 last night, Conor McGregor did what he said he would, by knocking out Dustin Poirier in the first round. UFC fighters took to Twitter to Tweet about the moment, and we have compiled some of the best reactions. Yeah buddy! @TheNotoriousMMA @DustinPoirier @ufc — Urijah Faber (@UrijahFaber) September...

Sep 21, 2014 10:45 am

Takanori Gomi Unsure About Fighting Future Following Loss To Jury

Following his quick KO loss to Myles ‘Fury’ Jury at UFC Fight Night Japan yesterday morning, Takanori Gomi admits that he is contemplating retiring. Gomi recovered from a loss to Diego Sanchez in March of 2013 to pick up a unanimous decision win over Issac Vallie-Flagg at UFC 172 in April of 2014. That victory...

Sep 16, 2014 7:10 pm

Alvarez Has Harsh Words For Gilbert Melendez

“…I think Diego Sanchez must have really landed good with those uppercuts when they fought last year, if that’s the case. He must still be feeling them. I hope Melendez beats Pettis. Nothing against Pettis, but I want Melendez to win that fight. I want to beat Donald and then finally get my hands on...

Sep 7, 2014 4:05 pm

Frustrated Mike Chiesa Calls For Rematch Against Lauzon

At UFC Fight Night 50, Joe Lauzon landed a knee that opened a cut on the eyebrow of Micahel Chiesa. The cut was one that reminded fight fans of the one sustained by Diego Sanchez when he fought our very own BJ Penn. Chiesa took to Twitter to express his frustration. “Out of all the...

Aug 28, 2014 3:33 pm

UFC Sells-Out Mexico Debut In 8 Hours

It took just eight hours to sell-out the highly anticipated UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM event scheduled for November 15 at the Arena Ciudad de Mexico (Mexico City Arena). Fans made history at the box office, as well as online, to sell out Mexico’s first ever live UFC event. UFC 180: VELASQUEZ vs. WERDUM is...

Aug 27, 2014 8:33 am

UFC 180 Ticket Prices Surprisingly Low: $27 In The Door, $535 Cageside

UFC 180, which will be the first time the UFC holds a card in Mexico, will feature a main event bout between TUF: Latin America coaches Cain Velasquez and Fabricio Werdum. The event will take place November 15th at Mexico City Arena in Mexico City. The tickets for the event will go on sale at...