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Dec 1, 2014 5:04 am

REPORT: UFC will hold event at 50,000 seat Melbourne stadium in November 2015

Big news for the UFC! With the Labor Party’s candidate in office, and the ban of MMA events in a caged enclosure likely to be revoked, the UFC has set a date for their Melbourne debut, which will reportedly be held in the 50,000 plus seat Etihad Stadium. The original report came from The Daily...

Nov 26, 2014 10:15 am

“BEAST”

  “Of course, he’s (Gustafsson) definitely my toughest opponent. Have you seen that guy fight? He moves well, he punches well and he doesn’t really get hit. I think the only person that really hit him was Jon Jones a couple of times. You see the difference between Jon Jones and Alexander after that fight....

Nov 24, 2014 9:16 am

PHOTOS | Anthony Johnson looking massive next to Alexander Gustafsson

Recently, Anthony Johnson and Alexander Gustafsson traveled to Stockholm to promote their UFC on FOX 14 bout which will determine who will next face Jon Jones for the light heavyweight title should he defeat Daniel Cormier in December. Alexander Gustafsson posted the following photo of the pair, during media-duties in Stockholm, on his official Facebook...


Nov 22, 2014 5:07 am

PHOTO | Most awkward picture in UFC history?

If this isn’t the most awkward picture in UFC history, we’re not sure what is. We can see former champion Anderson Silva and Chris Weidman, the current champ, staring at one another. Alexander Gustafsson eyeing down Jon Jones, who many believe should have lost to Gustafsson. Jones is staring at the floor while Conor McGregor...

Nov 19, 2014 8:16 am

“For those who think Machida’s Sexy”

Former UFC champion Lyoto Machida did a photo shoot on Monday prior to the ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference. Light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones captured some of the shoot in a video for, “those who think Lyoto Macida’s sexy.” You guys should've seen the Dragon modeling earlier today. I'm telling you, he really...

Nov 18, 2014 10:26 am

REPLAY! The Time is Now: Press Conference Highlights

Check out the highlights from “The Time Is Now” press conference that was held at the Smith Performing Arts Center on Monday, Nov. 17. Hear from Dana White, Nick Diaz, Conor McGregor, Daniel Cormier, Jon Jones, Alexander Gustafsson, Ronda Rousey & more

Nov 17, 2014 9:12 pm

STAREDOWNS! from ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference

Yesterday the UFC held a special press conference to announce the full 2015 calendar of events (See that HERE), and do a live Q&A with some of the UFC’s biggest superstars. Here are the staredowns from the event: Anderson Silva vs. Nick Diaz Jon Jones vs. Daniel Cormier Chris Weidman vs. Vitor Belfort Alexander Gustafsson...

Nov 17, 2014 5:25 pm

Dana White discusses Luke Rockhold’s ranking

Earlier this month the UFC traveled to Sydney Australia where Michael Bisping and Luke Rockhold fought in the main event. Rockhold ultimately finished Bisping in the second round of the bout with a one-arm guillotine choke. UFC President Dana White spoke to UFC.com on their weekly podcast, ‘The Download’ to discuss Rockhold’s ranking in a...

Nov 17, 2014 9:09 am

Watch ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ special broadcast at 2 p.m. PT LIVE on BJPENN.com

Today the UFC is holding a special press conference at 2 p.m. PT (5 p.m. ET) where they will reveal their entire 2015 schedule, and make a special announcement. On hand for the event will be several superstar fighters, who will all be fighting in early 2015, including: Lyoto Machida and CB Dollaway, who will...

Nov 10, 2014 4:57 pm

PHOTO | Team Jackson-Winkeljohn Post-Workout

Gregg Jackson has one of the most stacked teams of fighters out there. UFC heavyweeight Alistair Overeem posted the following photo of several team members together after a training session including former welterweight interim champion Carlos Condit, top ranked featherweight Cub Swanson, and light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones. The crew after training! Boom! A photo...

Nov 5, 2014 6:27 pm

Injury Still Ailing, Evans Opts Out Of Gustafsson Talks

“My leg isn’t strong. I can’t explode off it like I normally used to be able to and it still feels unstable. My management team wouldn’t let me take the fight. Glenn [Robinson, his manager] said, ‘At this stage of your career there is no need to rush into a fight especially coming back from...

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 27, 2014 12:00 pm

BJPENN.com Radio With Gary Goodridge, Yancy Medeiros, Vik Grujic, & JT Torres

Live streaming video by Ustream This weeks show is brought to you by Prodigy Gear & All Hawaii Clothing. You can purchase some of the best gear out and show your support for one of the best Mixed Martial Artists of all time at www.bjpenn.com/shop. What are you waiting for, get over to the store...

Oct 24, 2014 11:04 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Adds Nine Bouts To Upcoming Events

The UFC has been extremely busy this week booking matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matches that have been set over the course of this past week! First up we have Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares, who will face off at UFC 182 in Las Vegas on January 3rd. Marquardt...

Oct 24, 2014 10:51 am

Nate Marquardt vs. Brad Tavares set for UFC 182

A middleweight bout featuring former Strikeforce champ Nate Marquardt taking on Brad Tavares is the latest addition to January’s UFC 182 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials confirmed the booking yesterday evening. Nate Marquardt (33-13-2 MMA, 11-6 UFC) returned to the middleweight division this past June, where he scored a “Performance of the night” submission...

Oct 23, 2014 12:15 pm

“OFFICIAL”

Someones 0 has to go! A Bantamweight title fight, between champion Ronda Rousey and UFC number one contender Cat Zingano, has been booked for the UFC’s 2015 opener. The two female combatants will be designated to co-main event status, sharing the spotlight with Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier, on the UFC 182 pay-per-view fight-card ....

Oct 23, 2014 10:41 am

Crazy Stuff Has Happened Since Cain’s Last Fight

UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez has not fought since his TKO win over Junior dos Santos, in October of 2013. And while that’s only been a year, a lot has happened in the company since the UFC’s most inactive champion stepped inside the cage. Having only fought five-times since 2010, Velasquez will now spend the...

Oct 20, 2014 8:10 pm

Cormier Dissses Gustafsson: “I Don’t Feel Bad For Him At All”

After Alexander Gustafsson pulled out of his light heavyweight title rematch with Jon Jones, Daniel Cormier stepped in to fight Jones at UFC 178. The pair met at the UFC’s Ultimate Media day and brawled during their now infamous staredown. Shortly after the brawl, Jones tore his meniscus and was forced out of the bout,...

Oct 12, 2014 8:37 pm

S&P Downgrades Zuffa Credit Rating After Rough 2014

The UFC has fallen under criticism this year for what some are saying is ‘over saturation’ of the sport, running events nearly every week, sometimes more than one a day. According to MMA Payout Reports, Standard and Poor’s (S&P) has officially downgraded Zuffa’s credit from BB to BB-, a rating they have held since 2010....

Oct 8, 2014 6:06 pm

Cormier Replaces Fitch As AKA Team Captain

Longtime American Kickboxing Academy Team Captain, Jon Fitch, has left San Jose for a new life in Las Vegas. As such, he’s relinquished his title as captain, and Daniel Cormier has been voted in. D.C. is set to fight Jon Jones for the UFC light-heavyweight world title on January 3rd. The American Kickboxing Academy has...

Oct 2, 2014 12:40 pm

Ouch! UFC 177 PPV buys estimated at 125,000

It appears that the UFC can bank on 125,000 buys no matter how bad of a pay-per-view fight card they put together. August’s UFC 177 event in Sacramento was an absolute disaster from a promotional standpoint, but was still able to generate the aforementioned 125,000 PPV buys according to estimates. The event was originally scheduled...

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...

Sep 29, 2014 8:20 am

RUMOR: Rousey vs. Zingano Being Targeted For UFC 182

Following her dominant 3rd round TKO win over Amanda Nunes this past Saturday at UFC 178, an emotional Cat Zingano spoke to Joe Rogan in her Octagon interview, and said that she was ready to fight Ronda Rousey for the bantamweight title, something she earned before her 17-month layoff from competition. UFC President Dana White...

Sep 26, 2014 3:49 pm

Demetrious Johnson Fine With Flying Under The Radar

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson is sometimes overlooked by many, but according to him, he’s okay with that. The champ spoke to USA Today Sports about why he’s okay with flying under the radar. “I do want to be a big star, but if that means I have to be somebody that I’m not and...

Sep 26, 2014 10:20 am

Tim Kennedy’s Fighting Style Won’t Change For Anyone

Tim Kennedy has been on a tear of the middleweight division lately, going 3-0 since joining the UFC, and even defeating #7 ranked Michael Bisping. Tomorrow night at UFC 178, he looks to build upon his already impressive resume by defeating Yoel Romero. The only argument against Kennedy however, is that he is a boring...