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Apr 27, 2016 12:35 pm

Dana White says Conor McGregor knew the deal for UFC 200

Even with Conor McGregor nowhere in sight for the UFC 200 press conferences taking place, a lot of questions are still coming up about “The Notorious.” Many were shocked last week when the UFC announced that they had to pull McGregor off the significant UFC 200 card in July after “The Notorious” refused to take...

Apr 26, 2016 9:41 am

Daniel Cormier disses Conor McGregor?

While there has still been no word yet as to who will headline UFC 200, Jon Jones’ win over Ovince Saint Preux has led many to believe that Jones vs. Cormier II could headline the July 9th event. While UFC President Dana White has stated that Nate Diaz will remain on the card despite Conor...

Apr 25, 2016 12:09 pm

Daniel Cormier: ‘I don’t know if Conor McGregor can actually beat Nate Diaz’

Current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier spoke with Ariel Helwani on the MMA Hour on Monday following his time doing color commentary for the UFC 197 broadcast over the weekend. Jon Jones was able to outpoint Ovince Saint Preux to win the interim title and will face Cormier next to unify the belts. If...

Apr 25, 2016 5:25 am

Report: If “DC” is cleared on an MRI Monday, he will headline UFC 200

Jon Jones became the UFC’s interim light heavyweight champion last night at UFC 197 in Las Vegas, this after he defeated “OSP” via unanimous decision in the evenings main event. Jones was supposed to rematch current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at the event, however “DC” was forced to pull out of the bout...

Apr 23, 2016 12:59 pm

UFC 197 live results stream

Unable to catch UFC 197? BJPenn.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for live result updates, and stay tuned to BJPenn.com for fight recaps from the entire card! Main card (PPV): Jon Jones vs. Ovince Saint Preux (c) Demetrious Johnson vs. Henry Cejudo – Johnson defeats Cejudo via TKO at 2:49 of round...

Apr 22, 2016 8:44 am

VIDEO | Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson’s hilarious dentist visit

Top ranked UFC light heavyweight Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the first man the UFC called when they needed someone to fill-in for Daniel Cormier against Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197. Unfortunately, Johnson had recently undergone mouth surgery and would be unable to put a mouthpiece in for several weeks. Recently, Johnson...

Apr 20, 2016 10:39 pm

Latest UFC 197 Las Vegas betting odds

With just days to go until UFC 197, where Jon Jones will make his highly anticipated return to the Octagon against Ovince Saint Preux, and Demetrious Johnson will look to defend his flyweight title once again as he faces Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo. Ahead of the event, take a look at the latest betting...

Apr 19, 2016 8:30 am

Check out this Saturday’s UFC 197 fight card

UFC 197 takes place this Saturday night live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view fight card includes two championship fights. The event headliner has former light heavyweight champion Jon Jones taking on Ovince Saint Preux for the UFC’s interim light heavyweight title. In the evening’s co-main event, UFC flyweight champion...

Apr 7, 2016 8:55 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux open to training with Daniel Cormier ahead of UFC 197

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier offered to train OSP for the fight. While OSP initially declined the offer, opting to stick with...

Apr 7, 2016 8:32 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier opens up on injury in first video interview

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier would be unable to fight Jon Jones due to an injury sustained in training. Cormier underwent a procedure and revealed that he would be out for 5-6 weeks. In the meantime, the UFC booked Ovince Saint Preux to fill in on short notice for...

Apr 6, 2016 10:11 am

Daniel Cormier details incident that led to his withdrawal from UFC 197

Last week news broke that UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier had been forced out of his UFC 197 main event bout with Jon Jones on April 23rd due to an injury sustained in training. The UFC ultimately selected Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent against Jones, and made the bout for the interim...

Apr 6, 2016 8:31 am

Ovince Saint Preux not concerned with short prep time for UFC 197

While fighting arguably the greatest MMA fighter of all time on less than two weeks notice is undoubtably a daunting task for most, Ovince Saint Preux believes he often does better in short notice fights. Saint Preux, who now faces Jon Jones in an interim light heavyweight title fight in the main event of UFC...

Apr 5, 2016 1:57 pm

Daniel Cormier invites Ovince Saint Preux to train and then discredits him as an easy opponent

UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier shocked a lot of people when he offered to help train Ovince Saint Preux in his interim light heavyweight championship fight against former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Saint Preux, who serves as a replacement for an injured Cormier politely declined the champ’s offer saying, “Definitely appreciate the...

Apr 5, 2016 11:14 am

VIDEO | Ovince Saint Preux’s crushing highlight reel

Ovince Saint Preux will get his chance to face one of the greatest fighters to step into the Octagon on April 23rd at UFC 197 and will also get his chance to win the UFC interim light heavyweight belt at the same time. Saint Preux stepped in as a short-notice opponent after champion Daniel Cormier...

Apr 5, 2016 9:16 am

PHOTO | Daniel Cormier has a message for fans pre-surgery

Last week news surfaced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. It was revealed that DC would be out for 3-6 weeks, which subsequently lead to the UFC selecting Ovince Saint Preux as a fill-in opponent...

Apr 5, 2016 8:35 am

Ovince Saint Preux explains why he turned down Daniel Cormier’s training offer

After it was announced that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon Jones for the interim UFC light heavyweight championship in the main event of UFC 197, Daniel Cormier offered to train Saint Preux to beat the pound for pound king. Saint Preux explained to BloodyElbow why he decided...

Apr 5, 2016 8:28 am

Daniel Cormier opens up on “crazy ride” of UFC 197

While Daniel Cormier is no longer able to fight at UFC 197, the UFC light heavyweight champion admits that the road leading up to his withdrawal from the event was a bumpy one. Cormier spoke on The MMA Hour to discuss his knee injury, Jon Jones’ legal troubles, and his decision to ultimately withdraw from...

Apr 3, 2016 8:46 am

Ovince Saint Preux releases statement on ‘incredible opportunity’ at UFC 197

Ovince Saint Preux (19-7 MMA) will take the biggest fight of his MMA career on shot-notice at this month’s UFC 197 event in Las Vegas when he squares off with former title holder Jon Jones for the promotions¬†interim light heavyweight strap. “OSP” has gone 3-1 in his past four octagon appearances. His most recent effort...

Apr 2, 2016 3:53 pm

Timetable for Daniel Cormier’s return following UFC 197 withdrawal

Friday evening it was announced that Daniel Cormier would no longer be able to fight Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197 after suffering a knee injury in training. Ultimately, UFC President Dana White announced on SportsCenter on Saturday that Ovince Saint Preux would be stepping in on short notice to fight Jon...