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May 24, 2016 9:56 am

VIDEO | UFC 199 Free Fight: Michael Bisping vs. Anderson Silva

By now the MMA world knows that Michael Bisping has stepped in on short notice to fight Luke Rockhold in the main event of UFC 199 on June 4th after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout with a neck injury. Ahead of that fight, take a look back at Bisping’s recent win over...

May 24, 2016 9:38 am

Veteran UFC light heavyweight retires

Combat sports careers can’t last forever, and while some fighter’s careers last longer than others, the length of a career doesn’t determine what a fighter will take with them when they decide to hang up the gloves. In the case of UFC veteran James Te Huna, he seems extremely grateful for the things he’s learned...

May 23, 2016 6:28 pm

UFC releases statement on BJ Penn being pulled from UFC 199 for USADA IV violation

Late Monday, BJPENN.COM learned that UFC Hall of Fame legend BJ Penn was pulled from his UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after his admitted use of an IV to the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency (USADA). The UFC gave the following statement regarding Penn’s USADA IV violation: The UFC organization was notified today that the U.S....

May 23, 2016 5:59 pm

BJ Penn pulled from UFC 199 bout for USADA IV violation

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was scheduled to come out of retirement at UFC 199 on June 4 in a featherweight bout against Cole Miller. Penn who last fought Frankie Edgar in 2014 is looking to make some noise in the featherweight division but will have to be put on the sideline...

May 23, 2016 10:33 am

Tito Ortiz gives his take on why the UFC is worth $4 billion

Former UFC light heavyweight champion and current Bellator fighter Tito Ortiz has had a very interesting relationship with UFC President Dana White. Ortiz and White had many disputes over the years and once almost settled their differences regarding contract issues in a boxing match but that never ended up actually happening. While Ortiz has his...

May 22, 2016 2:04 pm

Video | Watch Luke Rockhold defeat Chris Weidman at UFC 194

Luke Rockhold became the UFC’s middleweight champion this past December when he stopped Chris Weidman in the co-main event of UFC 194. Rockhold and Weidman were set to rematch at next month’s UFC 199 event in Los Angeles, however, Chris was forced to withdraw from the fight after he suffered a neck injury. Stepping in...

May 22, 2016 8:51 am

Video | Conor McGregor talks to ESPN about his issues with the UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor was interviewed by ESPN where he opened up about his ‘publicized civil war’ with the UFC. The brash Irish superstar has been in discussions with the UFC about a possible rematch with Nate Diaz which would take place at UFC 202 later this summer. “Mystic Mac” says he is committed...

May 22, 2016 8:34 am

Conor McGregor discusses ‘publicized civil war’ with UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor spoke with ESPN on Sunday, where he opened up about his ‘publicized civil war’ with the UFC over UFC 200. Here is what “Mystic Mac” had to say (as transcribed by MMAFighting.com): “I was in a time where I was like, figuring out something,” McGregor said. “I didn’t just shut...

May 21, 2016 12:35 pm

Ian ‘Uncle Creepy’ McCall to return to the Octagon at UFC 201

UFC flyweight Ian McCall has not fought since January of 2015. Despite being unsure if he would ever fight again, McCall announced his return to the Octagon via social media. McCall posted a photo to Instagram with a caption saying, “I’m baaack!!!! July 30th against @scogginsdragonhouse in Atlanta @ufc #201” I'm baaack!!!! July 30th against...

May 21, 2016 11:18 am

Dan Henderson says his retirement depends on contract negotiations with UFC

MMA legend Dan Henderson is currently the oldest fighter on the UFC’s roster. At 45-years-old, the former PRIDE and Strikeforce champion is set to fulfill his last fight on his current UFC contract when he faces Hector Lombard at UFC 199. “Hendo” says that he feels he still can compete with the best, but is...

May 21, 2016 9:49 am

UFC clearing more room in featherweight division with another fighter cut

On Friday, despite coming out the victor of the last fight on his UFC contract, UFC featherweight Lucas Martins told MMA Fighting that he was cut from the UFC. Now, Martins’ last opponent that he beat at UFC Fight Night 86, Robert Whiteford has announced that he has also been cut. Whiteford tweeted on Saturday,...

May 21, 2016 2:51 am

Brock Lesnar added back on to UFC roster?

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar has not fought in the UFC since losing to Alistair Overeem at UFC 141 back in December 2011. However, the clever tracking of UFCFightersInfo has alerted everyone that the UFC just recently added Brock Lesnar on to their roster. [Added] Brock Lesnar (Heavy)https://t.co/nZfB0IsOE2 — UFCFIGHTERSiNFO (@UFCFIGHTERSiNFO) May 20, 2016...

May 21, 2016 2:07 am

UFC fighter holds new Guinness World Record

When you think of a UFC fighter holding a spot in the Guinness World Records, you probably would believe it has something to do with mixed martial arts, or some kind of related physical activity. Not for this UFC featherweight. Dennis “The Menace” Bermudez set a new Guinness World Record for the “fastest time to...

May 20, 2016 7:46 pm

UFC asking fans to vote for ‘Greatest Fighter of All Time’

The UFC has a poll out and is asking fans to help decide who should be ranked as the “Greatest Fighter of All Time.” Our namesake BJ Penn has made it on the list, and also includes other UFC greats such as Anderson Silva, Jon Jones, and newer names such as Conor McGregor just to...

May 20, 2016 11:31 am

Despite last fight a win, fighter still cut from the UFC

Fighting in the UFC is a big deal and you have to prove yourself not only to get into the largest MMA promotion in the world but also prove yourself once you are in. Lucas Martins is a testament to that after the UFC did not offer a new contract to him, despite his last...

May 20, 2016 11:06 am

VIDEO | Daniel Cormier’s promotion of UFC 200 goes horribly wrong

UFC Champ @dc_mma went on a local Philadelphia show to promote #UFC200. Let's just say — it didn't go well.https://t.co/9tiHtXqDgF — Herd w/Colin Cowherd (@TheHerd) May 18, 2016 Fight promotion is a big part of the fight game. You can tell how important it is to the UFC after they pulled Conor McGregor from headlining...