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Feb 6, 2015 8:34 pm

Years Ago, Penn Warned Of MMA’s PED Problem

  Ever since the UFC decided to make out-of-competition drug testing “a thing”, they’ve had to endure some serious ramifications. Jon Jones was the first mega-bust, but this week we learned that the man many consider the greatest fighter of all time, Anderson Silva, was also found to have Performance Enhancing Drugs in his system....

Feb 5, 2015 12:56 pm

Ratings Report: ‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ Edition

‘UFC 183: Silva vs. Diaz’ was a pay-per-view success, and it’s preliminary card drew well on FS1 as well. Ratings expert Dave Meltzer broke down Saturday’s numbers for MMAFighting.com. Check it: “…nearly two million viewers tuned in for the Miesha Tate vs. Sara McMann fight. The fight delivered 1,992,000 viewers, the largest number for a...

Feb 4, 2015 4:30 am

Why Was Anderson Silva Allowed To Fight?

Fans and fighters around the world are asking themselves one question today… Why was Anderson Silva allowed to fight following his failed drug test? WoW! @ufc has a lot of explaining to do. #SAD day in the ufc world. Crazy how Dana can control if they fight or not.The mighty dollar! LOL — Tito Ortiz...

Feb 4, 2015 4:06 am

UPDATE! Anderson Silva Tests Positive For Two PED’s

It’s been a crazy year for the sport of Mixed Martial Art, and we’re only one month in. Super heroes of the sport are falling from their pedestals, but not in the Octagon. In the latest bit of news, the widely regarded, Greatest Fighter Of All Time (GOAT), Anderson Silva was revealed to have tested positive for...


Feb 2, 2015 7:30 am

Dana White: ‘Gustafsson, And DC Will Not Fight Each Other’

Last month, Daniel Cormier lost his grudge match against Jon Jones at UFC 182, and Alexander Gustafsson lost his #1 contender match to Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson. This left Anthony Johnson as the #1 contender to face Jon Jones at light heavyweight, while former title challengers Alexander Gustafsson and Daniel Cormier were left at the top...

Jan 29, 2015 9:38 am

Dana on the unlikely rise of Anthony “Rumble” Johnson

“It’s crazy. If you look at Anthony Johnson, Anthony Johnson started at 170 pounds, right? And this isn’t like boxing where if you move up a weight class, it’s three pounds. You move up a weight class here, it’s 15 pounds. So he goes from 170 to 185. It’s not like he was a world-beater...

Jan 27, 2015 2:29 pm

Cormier: ‘I needed Cain Velasquez’

“I’ve watched it 100 times. It has to burn. It has to feel so bad. It has to punch you in the gut every time you watch it. Every time I watch it, I watch a very competitive fight, and I watch one guy stay the course, one guy get off course, and that guy was me....

Jan 26, 2015 8:46 pm

DC: ‘Gustafsson Is The Golden Ticket To Another Title Shot’

Earlier this month Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones finally squared off at UFC 182. The bout saw Jones earn a unanimous decision win over Cormier, leaving many to wonder what Cormier’s next move would be after losing his first professional bout. This past weekend, Alexander Gustafsson and Anthony Johnson squared off in Stockholm, with Johnson...

Jan 26, 2015 9:50 am

Anthony Johnson “Still In Shock” From Defeating Gustafsson

On Saturday night, Anthony Johnson went into hostile territory to face Alexander Gustafsson in front of The Mauler’s native crowd in Sweden. Johnson went in and ultimately knocked Gustafsson out in the first round after landing vicious ground and pound while Gustafsson was rocked. He spoke to media members post-fight to discuss the finish, as...

Jan 25, 2015 4:14 pm

Pros React To Johnson’s Win Over Gustafsson

Yesterday the MMA world watched on as Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson stepped into the Octagon to face Alexander Gustafsson in Sweden. Johnson did what many didn’t think he would, knocking out Gustafsson in the 1st round, marking the first time ‘The Mauler’ was stopped with strikes in his MMA career. Below is a compilation of fighter...

Jan 25, 2015 6:41 am

Cormier And Stann Discuss Johnson’s TKO Win Over Gustafsson

Last night in the main event of “UFC Fight Night Stockholm”, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson TKO’d Alexander Gustafsson to earn a shot at Jon Jones light heavyweight strap (See that HERE). Following the win, Brian Stann and Daniel Cormier broke down the win on the UFC Post-Fight show, in addition to discussing a future matchup between...

Jan 24, 2015 6:56 pm

UFC on FOX 14 Results: Johnson 1st Man to KO Gustafsson, Does it in Round 1

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is the most dangerous man in the light heavyweight division. Now, he will get a chance to prove it as he has earned the right to fight UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones. Johnson caught Gustafsson with a counter right hook to the jaw and neck. Gustafsson crumbled to the mat and...

Jan 21, 2015 11:31 am

Fight Night Stockholm: On the Brink – Alexander Gustafsson

Alexander Gustafsson’s first person account of one of the greatest fights of 2013. From the moment Gustafsson arrives in Canada, through his epic five round battle with Jon Jones, experience the light heavyweight challenger’s exclusive account of UFC 165.

Jan 15, 2015 1:26 pm

Details Of New UFC Uniform Policy Revealed

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has released the details of their new Uniform policy, which goes into effect this July. Check it: (Via The Bleacher Report) 1. Ranked fighters will get to pick their color scheme first, with the higher ranked fighter getting first selection if he/she faces another ranked opponent. Same colors can not be used....

Jan 14, 2015 4:01 pm

Reebok Announces Partnership With Conor McGregor

Continuing to empower fitness enthusiasts around the world through its tough fitness approach, Reebok announces today its partnership with UFC featherweight contender, Conor McGregor. The signing follows the recent announcement of Reebok’s groundbreaking partnership with the UFC, the world’s leading mixed martial arts organization, and builds upon the global fitness brand’s impressive roster of UFC...

Jan 14, 2015 10:03 am

Mr. Wonderful: “So I can do cocaine right now? Cool.”

“I feel like it all needs to be explained to me, so I know when it’s okay to do cocaine and get away with it. So I can do cocaine right now? Cool. Now, when does that period stop? Twelve hours? Why didn’t you tell me this? Halfway through the night before (a fight), I...

Jan 12, 2015 8:32 pm

NSAC Considering Forming Committee To Address Out-Of-Competition Testing

On the heels of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, the NSAC spoke during a hearing recently about the possibility of forming a committee to address out-of-competition drug testing, which is viewed as somewhat of a gray area. Commissioner Pat Lundvall cautioned the commission to choose their...

Jan 11, 2015 5:28 pm

Bellator Champion: ‘UFC Reebok Deal Is Bad For UFC Fighters’

Bellator MMA champion Patricio ‘Pitbull’ Freire is never one to shy away from speaking his mind, and did so again recently when he was asked about the UFC’s new deal with Reebok. The deal, which the UFC announced at the end of 2014, will see all UFC fighters wearing a uniform in the Octagon, during...

Jan 11, 2015 12:10 pm

Wanderlei Questions Athletic Commission Potentially Letting CM Punk Fight

Since the UFC announced the signing of CM Punk, there has been much talk of when Punk, real name Phil Brooks, would fight, who he would fight, and at what weight. Wanderlei Silva is questioning any athletic commission that would let CM Punk fight, saying: Will they license him to fight? Every fighter needs a...

Jan 11, 2015 7:35 am

Cormier’s Drug Test Shows Abnormal Hormone Levels

Last week the MMA world was abuzz with talk as it was revealed not only did UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones test positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, but also tested with an unusually low T/E ratio. Surprisingly, his opponent for his UFC 182 ‘Bad Blood’ scrap, Daniel Cormier, also tested with a...

Jan 10, 2015 1:16 pm

LIVE! BJPENN.COM RADIO Set With Gustafsson, Shields, Straus, & Case – Sun, 7 PT

LISTEN LIVE HERE! BJPENN.COM is ready to bring our fans the most stacked show of 2015 so far! BJPENN.COM Radio returns this Sunday with Johnny Case, Daniel Straus, Jake Shields and Alexander Gustafsson! We will be kicking things off by talking with one of the UFC’s up-and-coming talents, Johnny “Hollywood” Case. Case made his octagon...

Jan 9, 2015 10:07 am

UFC 182 Prelims Second Most-Watched to Date on FOX Sports 1

Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January, with a stretch that UFC president Dana White says is the strongest January ever for the UFC. In fact, the month kicked off with record-setting shows around last Saturday’s much...

Jan 8, 2015 10:16 am

Diaz’s Manager Not Buying What White Is Selling

Last night UFC President Dana White went on FOX Sports 1 to update the world on Jon Jones. And while the UFC Boss made sure his number 1 priority was Jon’s recovery, he also made it clear that due to contractual obligations they had no choice but to let Jon Jones fight. Mike Kogan, popular...

Jan 8, 2015 5:30 am

Dana White: “This is the biggest January in UFC History!”

“2015 is starting off with amazing fights. It’s the best January in the company’s history. And all these fights lead to bigger fights. If you look at the Cormier vs. Jones, then Gustafsson vs. Rumble, then the winners of those fight and that will be a great fight. You’ve got Vitor vs. Weidman, then Anderson....

Jan 7, 2015 12:05 pm

No Suspension, No Fine – Here’s Why

Following yesterday’s shocking news about Jon Jones and his poor judgement to use cocaine, the world is left with many questions. A simple timeline of events shows that the NSAC had clear knowledge of Jon’s infraction but chose to let him fight anyway. They didn’t even announce his failure until after UFC 182 had concluded....

Jan 7, 2015 8:09 am

Cormier: ‘Losing to a guy on drugs doesn’t make me feel better’

While Jon Jones deals with his battle on the drug front, his last opponent Daniel Cormier is dealing with another kind of battle. The battle of handling your first professional defeat. And while Jon Jones has occupied most our thoughts, including D.C.’s, it’s not the drugs haunting Cormier today. It’s the loss. D.C. tells MMAJunkie.com: “It doesn’t make...

Jan 7, 2015 4:00 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 1/5/15

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss if Jon Jones is the greatest of all time, the biggest jump in the flyweight division, and the announced UFC 185 headlining fight between Anthony...

Jan 5, 2015 10:34 am

BJPENN.com Radio Replay With Chidi Njokuani, Brett Roberts, & Joey Diaz

Last night BJPENN.com Radio was back with another fantastic episode! The show was kicked off by discussing UFC 182, and everything UFC 182 related, including whether or not Jon Jones has a case for being the GOAT or not. Next up we were joined by Chidi Njokuani, who will be fighting for the RFA title...