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Nov 24, 2015 6:11 pm

UFC FN 78 medical suspensions: 9 fighters face 6-month lay-offs

This past Saturday the UFC headed to Monterrey Mexico for UFC Fight Night 78. In the main event, Neil Magny fought Kelvin Gastelum on short notice. While the judges decision was a controversial one in the eyes of many, Magny was given the nod. MixedMartialArts.com has the full medical suspensions list: Neil Magny: suspended 180...

Nov 24, 2015 8:24 am

PHOTO | Worst cut in MMA history? – *GRAPHIC*

We’ve seen plenty of nasty cuts in MMA. From Diego Sanchez’ eyebrow, to Robbie Lawler’s lip, we’ve practically seen it all! This cut on the eyebrow of Ryan Dickson, that came as a result of his fight against UFC veteran Nah Shon-Burrell, is quite possibly the most gruesome one we’ve ever seen. WHOA! Ryan Dickson...

Nov 22, 2015 9:23 am

UFC FN 78 Reebok Payout: Magny and Gastelum make combined $15,000 in sponsorships

“UFC Fight Night 78” is in the books and Reebok has shelled out their sponsorship money for the thirteen fight card. $130,000 was dispersed between twenty-six fighters with veterans Diego Sanchez and Scott Jorgensen topping the report. This is NOT a full payout report for the paychecks they earned for their fights in the octagon....

Nov 21, 2015 12:44 pm

UFC FN: Magny vs. Gastelum LIVE results stream

Unable to catch all of the UFC FN 78 action tonight in Monterrey Mexico? We have you covered! Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for all of the live results and recaps as they happen! Main card (FS1 7 p.m. PST) Neil Magny vs. Kelvin Gastelum – Neil Magny wins via split decision Ricardo Lamas vs. Diego...

Nov 19, 2015 8:37 am

WATCH! Ricardo Lamas ‘Toe to Toe with Frank Trigg’

Ahead of Ricardo Lamas’ UFC Fight Night 78 co-main event fight with Diego Sanchez this Saturday in Monterrey Mexico, he spoke with UFC Hall of Fame member Frank Trigg to discuss the bout, as well as his training camp. Lamas is coming off of a TKO loss to Chad Mendes earlier this year that snapped...

Nov 16, 2015 9:00 am

‘UFC Fight Night 78’ card finalized with twelve fights

The UFC returns this weekend as the dust from Rousey versus Holm begins to settle from UFC 193. “UFC Fight Night 78 – Magny vs. Gastelum” takes place in the Monterrey Arena in Monterrey, Nuevo Leon, Mexico on Nov. 21 for the finale of “The Ultimate Fighter: Latin America 2.” The main event features a...

Nov 15, 2015 4:22 pm

Twitter reacts to Ronda Rousey’s brutal KO loss to Holly Holm

The main event of “UFC 193” will surely be talked about for months to come and could go down in mixed martial arts history as one of the greatest upsets to ever take place. A confident Ronda Rousey was prepared to step into the octagon and attempt to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship once...

Sep 30, 2015 8:20 pm

REPLAY! BJ Penn Calls Out Mike Dolce: ‘Bring Your Best Guy’

On Wednesday’s ‘UFC Tonight’ Hall of Fame fighter and two division champion BJ Penn joined the crew for an interview and ended up issuing a challenge to Mike Dolce. Penn was asked about the whole Dolce situation, from his last fight, and Penn said he was sick of talking about that guy and decided to...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...

Aug 2, 2015 6:28 am

UFC Fighters React to Ronda Rousey’s 34 Second KO Win Over Bethe Correia

Ronda Rousey’s performance against Bethe Correia caused the fighters of the UFC to blow up their own Twitter accounts because of how unbelievable it was. The UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion not only defeated Correia on enemy soil, but she did it by knocking her out in just thirty-four seconds! See what fighters had to say...

Jul 26, 2015 7:21 am

UFC Fighters React to Miesha Tate’s Decision Win Over Jessica Eye

Miesha Tate proved the bookies right when she walked out of the octagon with her hands raised after her bout with Jessica “Evil” Eye. Tate put on a fantastic performance, but Eye let her hands fly and connected several times. Both women could have dropped each other at any given point, but neither gave up...

Jul 2, 2015 10:21 am

Ireland’s Sinead O’Connor To Sing McGregor Out To UFC 189 Title Fight

Looks like UFC featherweight Conor McGregor has a very special walk-out planned for UFC 189. According to singer Sinead O’Connor’s Facebook, she will be singing during the Irish fighters walk to the cage. In the comments of the post she revealed that she will be singing the song ‘The Foggy Dew’. McGregor is now set...

Jun 30, 2015 9:20 am

BJ Penn Talks Hall of Fame Induction, Greatest Moment of Career & More

Late in May, it was confirmed that two division champion BJ Penn would be inducted into the “Modern Era” wing of the UFC Hall of Fame. His professional fighting career lasted over thirteen years and he defeated the likes of Kenny Florian, Diego Sanchez and Sean Sherk during his dominant UFC Lightweight Championship run. When...

May 28, 2015 2:17 am

BJ Penn Final Inductee For UFC 2015 Hall of Fame Class

The final 2015 inductee for the reinvigorated UFC Hall of Fame will be legendary two-time, two-division UFC world champion BJ Penn. Known as “The Prodigy” throughout his amazing 13-year, 16-10-2 professional mixed martial arts career, Penn takes his place in the Modern Era category of the UFC Hall of Fame. The Modern Era category recognizes...

May 27, 2015 5:32 pm

Gilbert Melendez Looking Forward To ‘Punching Someone In The Face’

UFC lightweight Gilbert Melendez is set to go to war with former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez in Mexico City. ‘El Nino’ talked with BJPENN.COM’s Layzie The Savage about his upcoming fight and what he plans on accomplishing. “I’m gonna bust Eddie Alvarez’s ass up and celebrate in Mexico,” said the smiling Melendez.“I think it’s a...

May 7, 2015 2:07 am

‘I Don’t Want to Fight a No-Name Newcomer For My 145 Debut’

Diego Sanchez is on a mission to find a fight and he wants to find one FAST. He has taken to social media this week to call out the finest that the UFC featherweight division has to offer and it looks like he may have found an opponent in Dennis Siver. after ten years in...

May 2, 2015 2:00 am

Moving On Up — Masvidal Wants to Make Welterweight Switch

The lightweight division undertook a serious makeover this week. A title contender’s matchup was altered when Khabib Nurmagomedov was forced out of his fight with Donald Cerrone. Diego Sanchez announced he was moving down to featherweight and now Jorge Masvidal is looking to switch to welterweight. Masvidal told UFC Tonight that he wants to put...

Apr 21, 2015 10:48 am

UFC Fighters React to New Reebok Payout System

News broke yesterday that UFC is going to change the payout structure for their Reebok sponsorship. No longer will rankings be taken into consideration, but rather the fighter’s tenure with the company. Check out what some of the UFC’s veterans had to say about this change! I for one highly approve of this system nothing...

Feb 3, 2015 11:47 am

“The Original Yes Man!” — YES! YES! YES!

Former UFC lightweight title challenger, Diego Sanchez has long-awaited his dues for the “Yes!” chant, and now he’s got them. WWE’s Daniel Bryan, who used Diego’s chant for his own launch to superstardom, has given Sanchez his props. After all these years… Check it: Finally met the original YES man, @DiegoSanchezUFC here at #WWEAlbuquerque… Truly...

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...