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Sep 22, 2014 9:43 am

UFC Invites Fans To UFC 178 Weigh-Ins And UFC 181 Press Conference This Friday

UFC 178 takes place this Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena with Demetrious Johnson defending his flyweight championship against Chris Cariaso in the main event. The event will take place this Friday at Premier Ballroom at the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino. The event will be kicked off by a press conference with UFC...

Sep 21, 2014 10:26 am

Cariaso To Critics: Watch UFC 178 To See Why I Deserve A Title Shot

Chris Cariaso will step into the Octagon to face Demetrious Johnson this Saturday at UFC 178. While many fans are counting Cariaso out of the fight, he believes that he will silence his critics and claim the flyweight championship from Johnson, one of the best pound for pound fighters in the world. Cariaso will be...

Sep 21, 2014 10:01 am

John Dodson Back Training Following ACL Surgery

John Dodson was the #1 contender in the flyweight division earlier this year, and a rematch for the title against Demetrious Johnson was on the horizon once again. However, unfortunately, Dodson suffered a torn ACL and would be out until 2015. Dodson posted the following video on his Facebook, of himself back in the gym...

Sep 5, 2014 6:48 pm

UFC FN 50 Results: Moraga Traps Scoggins in a Guillotine in Round 2

John Moraga def. Justin Scoggins by way of Submission (Guillotine) :47 of Round 2 Justin Scoggins found success in the first round with landing takedowns and transitioning at will. Upon landing the takedown, however, Moraga would latch on to Scoggins’ neck and threaten him with a guillotine. Scoggins defended by stepping to the side and...


Aug 27, 2014 3:24 pm

QUICK TWITT: Joseph Benavidez Meets Dustin Ortiz At FN Austin

Joseph Benavidez will be stepping in the Octagon on November 22nd to face #12 ranked Dustin Ortiz at UFC Austin. Benavidez recently picked up a win over Timothy Elliot back at UFC 172 in April, earning himself a performance of the night bonus. Prior to that he fought Demetrious Johnson for the Flyweight title but...

Aug 25, 2014 4:55 pm

PHOTO | Ian McCall Undergoes Hand Surgery

Ian McCall is fresh off a dominant win over Brad Pickett at UFC Dublin last month. During his post fight octagon speech, he mentioned that he would have to undergo hand surgery to fix a nagging injury that was preventing him from training at 100% with it. McCall had the surgery, and snapped a picture...

Aug 20, 2014 6:37 pm

UFC 178 Lineup Set With Domininck Cruz On Prelims

While the void left by Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier surely stings, UFC officials have put forth their best efforts to keep UFC 178 a compelling fight card. Set for September 27, ‘UFC 178: Johnson vs. Cariaso’ is set to take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main...

Aug 15, 2014 9:58 am

Cerrone vs. Green, Krause vs. Masvidal added to UFC 178

In lieu of the removal of Jones vs Cormier from the main event of UFC 178, the UFC has added a new stellar bout to the card, and fixed another. Late Thursday night the UFC announced that Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone was going up against Bobby Green. Green was originally slatted to fight Jorge Masvidal, but...

Aug 13, 2014 7:12 pm

Jon Jones Issues Apology To Fight Fans For UFC 178 Removal

I’d like to apologize to all the fans who were excited for UFC 178. Earlier this week, I suffered an injury while training for the fight. I’m having surgery tomorrow and I’m focused on recovering as quickly as possible. I look forward to getting back in the gym and defending my title on Jan. 3...

Aug 13, 2014 7:37 am

‘Mighty Mouse’: ‘About time UFC 178 got a real main event’

Demetrious ‘Mighty Mouse’ Johnson has been promoted to the UFC 178 main event following Jon Jones’ withdrawal from his bout with Daniel Cormier. (More on that HERE) He’s excited: Bad: You’ll have to wait a bit longer to see me win again. Good: I’m the new UFC 178 headliner. Bout time that card gets a...

Aug 12, 2014 3:52 pm

BREAKING: Jon Jones Out Of UFC 178 With Leg Injury, Fight Rescheduled

Jon Jones has been forced to withdraw from UFC 178 as a result of a torn meniscus in his knee as well as a sprained ankle. The bout has been rescheduled for UFC 182 which takes place January 3rd in Las Vegas. Word is that the co-main event between flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson and Chris...

Aug 7, 2014 6:36 am

UFC Eyeing McCall vs. Lineker For End-Of-Year Scrap

  According to ‘UFC Tonight’ a flyweight title eliminator between Ian McCall and John Lineker is being heavily considered by UFC officials for a year-end event. Ariel Helwani broke the news: “Coming off the win in Dublin, Ian McCall needs hand surgery. But they’re leaning to Ian McCall against John Lineker, who wants the fight....

Jul 29, 2014 10:58 am

REPLAY! BJPENN.Com Radio With Ralek Gracie, Ian McCall, & Dean Lister

In case you missed the awesome edition of BJPENN.com Radio this past Sunday with Metamoris founder Ralek Gracie, top ranked flyweight Ian McCall, JiuJitsu expert and leg lock specialist Dean Lister. Ralek Gracie spoke about the upcoming Metamoris 4 card, which will be headlined by former UFC title challenger Chael Sonnen, who will face off...

Jul 29, 2014 9:39 am

Rustam Khabilov’s Friend Sucker Punched Ali Bagautinov

Ali Bagautinov faced Demetrious Johnson last month in a one sided fight that saw Johnson retain his flyweight strap. After the fight it was discovered that Bagautinov tested positive for EPO, which is a PED that enhances endurance. Bagautinov spoke with ValeTudo.ru and explained that his teammate Rustam Khabilov’s friend sucker punched him leading up...

Jul 28, 2014 10:41 am

Lawler’s $1 Mil UFC Run: Earns More This Year Than Most UFC Champs

Robbie Lawler is coming off a win over Matt Brown this past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12. The fight earned him the right to fight Johny Hendricks for the welterweight title in a highly anticipated rematch. What is most interesting about Lawler’s last 12 months however is the total earnings Lawler has. Taking a...

Jul 24, 2014 9:49 pm

BJ Penn 6th Most Played EA UFC Video Game Character – See The Top 10 Here

After a month of active gameplay, the recently launched EA UFC Video game has some fun stats. After polling more than 65 million games played by gamers around the globe, EA gaming officials have compiled a top 10 most played fighters in the game. Check it: 1. Bruce Lee (3.41 million) 2. Jon Jones (3.40...

Jul 23, 2014 10:50 am

Dana White Explains Why Cariaso’s Getting Such A Quick Title Shot

“The problem is that there is no doubt the fight everybody wanted to see would be John Dodson, but he’s hurt. Ian McCall just fought, Johnson knocked out [Joseph] Benavidez, and he beat John Moraga. People are going to bitch about Demetrious Johnson no matter who we put him in there against. Eventually, he’ll just...

Jul 20, 2014 7:33 pm

‘Mighty Mouse’ Doesn’t Care If His Opponents Cheat With Steroids

“I don’t care if my opponents are cheating or not. I train my butt off to fight the man who is put in front of me whether he’s on steroids or not. I want to play on a level playing field, but if they knew about it beforehand and didn’t stop it, at the same...

Jul 20, 2014 4:58 pm

Lineker Says McCall Doesn’t Fight, Plays Hide-And-Seek

“Congratulations to Ian on his win over Brad Pickett. But I’m not sure if I was watching a fight or a game of touch with the way Ian was running around away from Pickett. “I have no problem at all with fighting McCall if that’s what the UFC wants to happen. But I would ask...

Jul 13, 2014 9:07 am

Ali Bagautinov’s Manager Addresses Recent Drug Test Failure For EPO In Title Fight

“I’m not Ali’s (Bagautinov) lawyer, but I want to draw attention to several circumstances about this decision of Athletic Commission. We are talking about a doping sample, which was taken not on the fight day, not before and not after the event (UFC 174), but two weeks before the show… Two weeks before the fight...

Jul 11, 2014 10:01 am

UFC Releases Statement On Latest Failed Drug Test

In the aftermath of the latest drug testing failure by a UFC fighter, the promotion has issued the following statement: “UFC 174 competitor Ali Bagautinov has been suspended by the British Columbia Athletic Commission for testing positive for erythropoietin (EPO). He was also informed that his positive test violated the UFC Fighter Conduct Policy and...

Jul 10, 2014 9:27 pm

Ratings Report: ‘Mighty Mouse’s’ First PPV Estimates Are In

When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based...

Jul 10, 2014 3:00 pm

Another UFC Title Challenger Just Got Popped For Controversial Performance Enhancer

The latest in MMA cheats has been uncovered, and it’s a big one. UFC 174 title challenger, Ali Bagautinov has failed his post-fight drug test for EPO and as a result will serve out a twelve-month suspension. This news comes on the heels of several disappointing test failures, including that of Chael Sonnen, who also...

Jun 26, 2014 6:18 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To USA vs Germany World Cup Game

Team U.S.A. has had some moderate success in this year’s FIFA World Cup. And though, they recently lost to Germany, they still get to advance through to the next round. The MMA World took to twitter with reactions and commentary throughout the match. Check it: No pressure, well except for BILLION people that are watching....

Jun 22, 2014 3:28 pm

More Than 50 UFC Stars to Appear at UFC Fan Expo in Vegas July 5 & 6

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is excited to announce more than 50 UFC stars scheduled to appear at the 2014 UFC Fan Expo on Sat., July 5 from 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. and Sun., July 6 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. PT at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas. The largest gathering...