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Jun 5, 2014 2:45 pm

Chael Sonnen Lands Ambassador Gig In Topps/UFC Partnership

The Topps Company, Inc. and the Ultimate Fighting Championships today launched the 2014 Topps UFC Knockout card set, the most comprehensive and engaging collectible card product ever launched in the sport of Mixed Martial Arts. The launch of the 2014 set will feature special giveaways and promotional opportunities, including a “Golden Ticket” insertion in select...

Jun 5, 2014 5:01 am

D.C. Willing To Postpone Knee Surgery For Title Shot

During yesterday’s edition of ‘UFC Tonight’ the crew gave an update on the status of the UFC’s light-heavyweight title picture. The UFC is trying to put together a rematch between Alexander Gustafsson and Jon Jones, however, Jones wants a crack at Daniel Cormier. Ariel Helwani spoke on the topic during the broadcast, stating, “…I spoke...

Jun 2, 2014 11:33 am

Daniel Cormier Wants Gustafsson for Interim Championship

Jon Jones has yet to sign the contract to fight Alexander Gustafsson. That doesn’t sit well with top lightheavyweight contender Daniel Cormier who wants to fight Alexander Gustafsson for an interim title belt while Jones makes up his mind. Cormier spoke to Sportsworldnews.com about a potential interim bout with Gustafsson. “I know this will probably...

May 30, 2014 5:05 am

Daniel Cormier Fought Hendo With Some Major Injuries

Former Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix champion Daniel Cormier just recently earned himself the next UFC light heavyweight title shot when he defeated Dan Henderson at UFC 173. Cormier ended up submitting Henderson in the third round and will now face the winner of Jon Jones vs Alexander Gustafsson. On the most recent episode of UFC...


May 24, 2014 11:00 am

UFC 173 “Barao Vs. Dillashaw” Ramblings

Who else is looking forward to Chris Weidman defending his UFC middleweight championship this weekend against Vitor Belfort? Wait, I mean Lyoto Machida? What? Weidman and Machida are no longer fighting at UFC 173 this Memorial Day weekend? Ok, how about seeing former UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos against up-and-coming contender Stipe Miocic? That...

May 23, 2014 12:42 pm

White: ‘If you don’t like 145’ers you’re not a fight fan’

“I love watching Renan Barao fight; I’m a big Renan Barao fan. What don’t you love about Renan Barao? He goes out and he finishes and he wrecks people. I’m still going back and forth with the Jon Jones-Renan Barao thing, but I think without a doubt Renan is the No. 2 ranked… If you...

May 23, 2014 11:00 am

Dana White Profiled By Prestigious U.S. Media Outlet & It Doesn’t Look Good

The Washington Post, one of our country’s most prestigious media outlets recently did a profile on UFC president Dana White. Here’s an excerpt: Interviewer Ariel Helwani just asked Chuck Liddell whether he would want to fight Jon Jones, who’s 18 years younger than the retired MMA legend. The broadcast is Internet-only at this point, a...

May 23, 2014 9:47 am

UFC Embedded: Vlog Series – Episode 5

On episode #5 of the 7-part fight week series, UFC Embedded, the UFC’s biggest stars press their luck. At Zuffa HQ, Dana White takes a call from Nick Diaz, deals with Jon Jones’ manager, and gets his long-awaited walking papers. Daniel Cormier visits Cain Velasquez’ Ultimate Fighter training session and questions Luke Rockhold’s expertise, while...

May 23, 2014 9:43 am

White: ‘Vitor Belfort Drug Test Results Absolutely Irrelevant’

“I think it’s all going to work out. I’m telling you, the whole Vitor thing, you guys know. Vitor drives me nuts, but Vitor has gotten a bad rap on this whole thing. He’s gotten a bad rap.” “When he showed up in Nevada the thing that was bad about that is he showed up...

May 23, 2014 5:11 am

Cormier On Hendo Bout: ‘This is a passing of the torch’

“I work harder, because I know that Dan Henderson is a guy that has been around the block a time or two. He beats everybody up, he has won at every level and it’s an opportunity for a passing of the torch.” Daniel Cormier on if his admiration for Henderson affects his mindset entering the...

May 21, 2014 6:59 pm

Kenny Monday Leaves Blackzilians, Management Not Man Enough To Tell Him

“It wasn’t my decision. It was Glenn Robinson’s decision. I was blindsided by it. I really don’t know what his reason is. I don’t know if they are struggling financially, or what it is. I’m not sure what’s going on here. He wasn’t man enough to come talk to me himself. Life goes on. I...

May 20, 2014 12:51 pm

BJJ Gym Being Sued By UFC Over Airing Of PPV

Stronghold Crossfit & Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, a gym located in California, has come under attack by the UFC. In court documents obtained by Combat Sports Law, the gym is being sued by Joe Hand Promotions after broadcasting UFC 145 in the gym back in 2012. It would appear they did not obtain the commercial exhibition...

May 17, 2014 11:56 am

Bellator 120 “Rampage Vs. King Mo” Ramblings

For the first time in promotion history, Bellator will take to pay-per-view tonight with Bellator 120. The card lost some star power when lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez bailed from the main event with Michael Chandler, but we’ve still got fights to take place and predictions to make, so let’s get on with it. In the...

May 16, 2014 10:25 am

All Drug Tests Come Back Negative for UFC 172

All drug tests from UFC 172 have come back negative, according to the Maryland State Athletic Commission. UFC 172 took place on April 26 and was the UFCs first time in the state of Maryland. The event headlined another dominant fight between Jon Jones and Glover Teixeira, with Jones pulling out his 11th straight win...

May 15, 2014 12:22 pm

QUICK TWITT | Glover Avoids Shoulder Surgery

Former UFC title challenger, Glover Teixeira is on the mend following the beating he received at the hands of champion, Jon Jones. It was originally thought that he would need surgery to repair a badly torn shoulder, that however is not the case. The Brazilian fighter recently took to twitter with an update. Check it:...

May 15, 2014 6:42 am

Cormier Talks About His Career, Failures, and Winning the Belt

Daniel Cormier is one of the most popular light heavyweights in the division, coming in with an undefeated MMA record (14-0) and accomplishments stretching back to his freshman year of high school. He’s an insanely talented wrestler and since beginning his career in mixed martial arts in 2009, he has constantly proven that he is...

May 13, 2014 8:12 pm

UFC 172 Medical Suspensions Report: Glover, Benavidez, More Out With Indefinite Terms

Last month’s UFC 172 saw Jon Jones defend his UFC light-heavyweight title for a record seventh time. As a result of that dominance, his latest opponent, Glover Teixeira has been benched by the Maryland State Athletic Commission for an indefinite period for excessive head blows and lacerations. Several other fighter’s on the April 26 fight...

May 6, 2014 1:29 pm

Belfort Believes ‘Jacare’ Not Machida Should Have Replaced Him

“It makes no sense he (Lyoto) is being touted to fight for the belt, but it would make sense if was Jacare. If there is a ranking system, this ranking should be respected. It is like what Jon Jones said, the rankings don’t mean anything. We have to accept their decision but as I said...

May 6, 2014 11:55 am

Sonnen: ‘My UFC career will not be complete until I fight Vitor Belfort’

“I think outside of Jon Jones, Vitor is the scariest guy in the UFC right now. Vitor’s and I’s paths will cross. There’s two guys that for my career to be complete, I have to fight. It’s Wanderlei Silva and Vitor Belfort. That’s not a secret. The UFC will tell you the same thing. It...

May 5, 2014 10:38 am

Glover: Refs Need to Do Something About Eye Pokes

“I don’t think it was intentional, but the referee needs to start putting some pressure on who does that. I was a little afraid to close the distance and get poked in the eye again and maybe stop the fight. The second eye poke really scared me because I thought it could hurt my eye....

May 2, 2014 1:08 pm

Fertitta Explains The Cost Difficulties Of Enhanced Drug Testing

After putting Jon Jones, Glover Teixeira, Travis Browne and Josh Barnett through enhanced testing, the UFC found one fundamental flaw with their new drug testing practices. COST. It’s expensive. About $45,000 per fight. (Not event, fight.) In other words, to efficiently screen fighters for banned substances it will cost approximately $22,500 per athlete, per fight....

May 1, 2014 11:31 am

Conor McGregor Needs To Tone Down The Talk Until He Proves His Worth

I’ll give Conor McGregor credit; the Irish bad boy knows how to get his name in the headlines, even while he sits on the sidelines, recovering from knee surgery. McGregor, though, has a little bit of a misunderstanding going on about himself. He’s not quite the best fighter in the world – yet – like...

Apr 29, 2014 8:17 pm

Massive Changes Made To BJPENN.com Rankings

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has been on a role lately, having 4 events in almost 2 weeks. The string of fight cards was capped off this past Saturday with UFC 172: Jones vs. Texeira where fight fans saw light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the 7th time. Below...

Apr 28, 2014 4:16 pm

Report: Anthony Johnson Moves Up Significantly In UFC’s Light-Heavyweight Rankings

Prior to Saturday Night, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson was the UFC’s fifteenth ranked light-heavyweight fighter. And at the time that was generous. Considering, the former welterweight had yet to fight in the UFC’s 205 pound division. Fast forward two days beyond his upset victory over Phil Davis, and, Johnson now finds himself inside the UFC’s top...

Apr 28, 2014 11:43 am

VIDEO | Glover Update – ‘Lot of pain, but doing alright’

UFC 172 main event participant, Glover Teixeira tasted defeat last Saturday for the first time since 2005. The former number one contender in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division was cleanly dominated by, the champ, Jon Jones over the course of five-straight rounds. In a recent posting to his Instagram, Teixeira sent the following update to his...