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Aug 16, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | Kenny Florian’s bold prediction for McGregor vs. Diaz II

With less than a week to go until UFC 202, where Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz will have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch, Fox Sports 1 analyst Kenny Florian has a rather bold prediction! While McGregor was rocked and then submitted in the pair’s first fight after gassing out in the first round, Florian believes...

Aug 16, 2016 8:10 am

Conor McGregor taunts Floyd Mayweather, still open to fight

Prior to the UFC 199, where it was announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated rematch at UFC 202 on August 20th, rumors of Conor McGregor stepping into the boxing ring for a boxing match with boxing icon Floyd Mayweather were the talk of the MMA community. While that fight...

Aug 12, 2016 3:48 pm

Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson reacts to news of title fight

While Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson may be the welterweight #1 contender, there was much uncertainty as to whether or not he would get the next welterweight title shot. After Tyron Woodley knocked out Robbie Lawler in the main event of UFC 201 at the end of last month, the newly crowned champ shut down Thompson on...

Aug 10, 2016 9:05 am

VIDEO | The Evolution of CM Punk (trailer)

On September 10th at UFC 203, former WWE champion CM Punk will step into the Octagon for his highly anticipated UFC debut over a year after it was announced that he had signed with the UFC. With less than a month to go until his UFC debut, the promotion released the trailer for The Evolution...

Aug 9, 2016 8:48 am

VIDEO | Rashad Evans training at Phuket Top Team in Thailand

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans is currently in the midst of a 2-fight losing streak that has seen him defeated by Ryan Bader and Glover Teixeira. Following his KO loss to Teixeira, a noticeably upset Evans stated that fighting used to come easy to him, causing many to wonder whether or not that...

Aug 8, 2016 1:47 pm

Conor McGregor trashes former lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos

Crazy to think of where things would be at if the now former UFC lightweight champion Rafael dos Anjos and UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor had fought like they were originally scheduled to at UFC 196. Dos Anjos pulled out of the fight with McGregor less than two weeks before they were scheduled to fight...

Aug 5, 2016 3:45 pm

Conor McGregor roasts Brock Lesnar and the rest of the WWE ‘puss–s’

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call ahead of the August 20 card that the two fighters will headline. When asked about Brock Lesnar’s return to the Octagon at UFC 200, McGregor was blunt with his opinion that blanketed most of professional wrestling. McGregor: @WWE...

Aug 5, 2016 3:24 pm

Conor McGregor makes his ‘Mystic Mac’ prediction for rematch with Nate Diaz

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz were asked questions from the media on a UFC 202 conference call on Friday ahead of the August 20 card that the two star fighters will headline. As McGregor is known for his eerie predictions, “Mystic Mac” gave his vision for the rematch with Diaz and said that he will...

Aug 2, 2016 7:07 am

Stephen Thompson responds to Tyron Woodley shutting him down

In the main event of UFC 201 this past weekend, Tyron Woodley shocked the world as he knocked out Robbie Lawler just minutes into their main event fight. Following the win, Woodley appeared on the Fox Sports 1 post-fight show to discuss the bout. During the show, welterweight #1 contender Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson asked Woodley...

Jul 30, 2016 6:51 pm

VIDEO | Watch Nikita Krylov KO Ed Herman with a brutal head kick

UFC light heavyweight Nikita Krylov scored an amazing head kick KO over Ed Herman in the featured bout of tonight’s UFC 201 prelims in Atlanta. Check it out: TIMBERRRRRR! @KrylovUFC puts Ed Herman to sleep with a massive headkick knockout! #UFC201 https://t.co/24eQqCy13o — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 31, 2016 For those of you in...

Jul 30, 2016 12:19 pm

Daniel Cormier prepared to put friendship aside & “smack Bisping around”

Although UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping, and UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier frequently do Fox Sports 1 shows together, there is likely some tension between the pair given that Bisping knocked out Cormier’s teammate, Luke Rockhold, to win the belt at UFC 199. During a Q&A session with fans on Twitter, Cormier was asked...

Jul 29, 2016 10:56 pm

VIDEO | Jeremy Stephens calls out Frankie Edgar in the most polite way possible

.@UFC featherweight @LilHeathenMMA CALLS OUT 'tough as f****** nails' @FrankieEdgar! #PROcasthttps://t.co/w49kf4idII — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 29, 2016 Earlier this month Frankie Edgar had his 5-fight win streak snapped at the hands of Jose Aldo. The fight, which was for the interim featherweight title, would have secured Edgar a title fight with Conor McGregor....

Jul 27, 2016 1:02 pm

How USADA ruled ‘No Fault’ for Islam Makhachev’s Anti-Doping Policy Violation

On Wednesday, USADA released a statement that Islam Makhachev was ruled with a ‘No Fault’ for his Meldonium Anti-Doping Policy Violation. Makhachev tested positive for the prohibited substance Meldonium, “which was determined to have been ingested by him without fault or negligence.” Makhachev tested positive for the banned substance from a sample collected on April...

Jul 25, 2016 11:48 am

Holly Holm: ‘I think I just need to believe in myself a little more’

Following her loss to Valentina Shevchenko on Saturday night, Holly Holm is now on a two-fight losing streak after being the champion of the UFC women’s bantamweight division. Holm spoke with the media in the post-fight press conference following her loss and says that she knows she is capable of performing better than how she...

Jul 23, 2016 7:00 pm

Clip | Holm drops Shevchenko in round 1

Watch former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Holly Holm drop Valentina Shevchenko with a punch in the opening round. Holm strikes first with a clean knockdown! #UFCChicago https://t.co/p6hdOhi0hh — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 24, 2016 Shevchenko would recover and the fight is still ongoing, currently in the third-round. Stay tuned to BJPENN.com for full results.

Jul 23, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | Valentina Shevchenko opens up on training camp after her coach was shot

Back in May, there was speculation as to whether or not Valentina Shevchenko would be fighting in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Chicago’ against Holly Holm after Shevchenko and her coach were involved in a shootout with armed robbers in Peru. Shevchenko’s coach was able to shoot and kill one of the robbers,...

Jul 23, 2016 9:28 am

Holly Holm recalls moments before being choked out by Miesha Tate

Back in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holly Holm looked to defend her UFC women’s bantamweight championship against Miesha Tate. The fight was Holm’s first title defense. Unfortunately for ‘The Preacher’s Daughter’ Tate was able to pull off the late-fight upset in the 5th round, and defeat Holm via rear naked choke in the...

Jul 23, 2016 8:07 am

Carlos Condit “addicted” to fighting, retirement on hold

Prior to Carlos Condit’s UFC 195 welterweight scrap with Robbie Lawler, the former interim champ revealed that it could be his last fight before retirement. Condit lost the fight via controversial split decision, putting his future in the Octagon in question. Now, ahead of his ‘UFC: Vancouver’scrap with Demian Maia, Condit says he is addicted...

Jul 22, 2016 10:28 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk throws out first pitch at Chicago White Sox Game

Hey @WhiteSox – if you guys ever need help with the rotation, we know someone 😉. @JoannaMMA w/ the wind up & pitch! pic.twitter.com/qOM4vo87q1 — #UFCChicago (@ufc) July 22, 2016 Fresh off of her unanimous decision win over Claudia Gadelha, UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk was in attendance in Chicago for the Chicago White...

Jul 20, 2016 8:45 am

VIDEO | Holly Holm weighs in on rematch with Ronda Rousey or Miesha Tate

Back at UFC 193, Holly Holm shocked the world as she dominated Ronda Rousey for nearly two rounds, ultimately knocking the champ out in the 2nd round with a perfectly placed head kick to claim the UFC championship. In her first title defense, Holm faced Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196 in...

Jul 20, 2016 8:16 am

Dominick Cruz fires back at TJ Dillashaw

While Dominick Cruz holds a win over former bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw, Dillashaw has continued to blast the bantamweight kingpin. Following Dillashaw’s UFC 200 win over Raphael Assuncao, the former champ took to Instagram with a lengthy message directed at Dominick Cruz. The message ended with “Stop running, let’s get this on paper”. This week,...

Jul 19, 2016 8:44 am

Daniel Cormier reflects on how Jon Jones rivalry changed him

Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier have been scheduled to fight 4 times now. Despite that, the pair have only actually ended up fighting once. When they met inside the Octagon, Jones won the fight in convincing fashion, defeating Cormier via unanimous decision. In the wake of their cancelled UFC 200 bout, Cormier knows he needs...

Jul 16, 2016 2:06 pm

Chael Sonnen rips Brock Lesnar for failed drug test

This week, news surfaced that former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar, had failed a pre-UFC 200 drug test. Immediately, the MMA community began ripping Lesnar to shreds over the “potential anti-doping violation” with his UFC 200 opponent, Mark Hunt even going as far as to demand 100% of Lesnar’s purse for the event. Former UFC...

Jul 16, 2016 8:43 am

USADA gives details on Brock Lesnar’s other drug tests

Despite the UFC waiving the mandatory 4 month transitionary period for fighters coming out of retirement, during which they are subject to random USADA drug testing, USADA managed to test Brock Lesnar 6 times in 1 month leading up to his UFC 200 fight with Mark Hunt. Saturday morning, USADA spokesman Ryan Madden revealed to...

Jul 16, 2016 8:22 am

WWE releases statement on Brock Lesnar’s potential anti-doping violation

Brock Lesnar may not be facing backlash from just the MMA community in the wake of his “potential anti-doping violation”. The former UFC champion failed an out-of-competition drug test in June, which wasn’t announced until post-UFC 200. This likely could complicate things with Lesnar’s other employers, the WWE. In addition to repercussions from the NSAC,...