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May 25, 2016 8:53 pm

Cole Miller receives new opponent for UFC 199

Earlier this week, unfortunate news surfaced that BJ Penn had been pulled from his scheduled UFC 199 bout with Cole Miller after he voluntarily disclosed that he used an IV back in March. Given that Penn and Miller were slated to be the headlining preliminary card fight, many assumed that Miller would receive a new...

May 25, 2016 6:17 pm

Stipe Miocic vs. Alistair Overeem headlines UFC 203 in Cleveland

UFC heavyweight champion Stipe Miocic will have home field advantage when he defends his title for the first time against number one contender Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 203. The UFC announced the news on Twitter just moments ago: Cleveland hosts #UFC203 @TheQArena as @StipeMiocicUFC takes on @AlistairOvereem! 🙌 https://t.co/KAM8nWyEMA pic.twitter.com/NE4aALypuV —...

May 25, 2016 9:56 am

Stipe Miocic reflects on winning UFC championship

Earlier this month, Stipe Miocic shocked the world as he knocked out UFC heavyweight champion Fabricio Werdum with a single punch at UFC 198 to win the heavyweight championship. To make Miocic’s win even more impressive, he knocked out Werdum with the single punch while moving backwards. Now that he’s had some time to take...

May 25, 2016 9:31 am

VIDEO | Luke Rockhold working on head movement ahead of UFC 199

Earlier this month it was revealed that UFC middleweight champion Luke Rockhold would now be facing Michael Bisping at UFC 199 on June 4th. The late change in opponents came after Chris Weidman was forced out of the bout due to a neck injury. The bout will be the second time Rockhold and Bisping will...

May 25, 2016 8:42 am

VIDEO | Former UFC fighter starches former Bellator fighter with one punch KO

Paul Buentello KO's Eric Prindle in R1. #ADW4 pic.twitter.com/fOfMQjpw0C — caposa (@GrabakaHitman) May 24, 2016 Abu Dhabi Warriors 4 was a rough night for former Bellator heavyweight Eric Prindle, who was starched by former UFC heavyweight Paul Buentello. Prindle throws a weak left kick, which was countered by Buentello, and the result was horrifically wonderful,...

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...