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Feb 16, 2015 5:00 pm

Faber Turned Down Dillashaw Fight, Wants McGregor

Since TJ Dillashaw won the bantamweight strap from Renan Barao at UFC 173 in May of 2014, there has been much talk of a potential teammate vs. teammate fight between Dillashaw and longtime friend, and mentor, Urijah Faber. UFC President Dana White has tried on several occasions to try and make the bout happen, but...

Feb 16, 2015 4:36 pm

Urijah Faber: ‘I Would Never Touch PEDs’

As Urijah Faber gears up for his “UFC Fight Night: Manilla” bout against Frankie Edgar in May, he sounded off on the topic everyone has been talking about, PEDs. Faber has been in the sport professionally for 12 years, and his bout with Edgar will mark his 40th professional fight. As a veteran of both...

Feb 16, 2015 5:00 am

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC Books 10 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC has been especially busy this past week booking matchups for upcoming fights. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup! First up we have 3 additions to “UFC Fight Night 62” on March 21st in Rio De Janeiro. The first being Katsunori Kikuno vs. Kevin Souza. Kikuno is...

Feb 15, 2015 4:15 pm

Bisping Responds To Faber: “Hey, I Respect You”

Recently it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Urijah Faber would be fighting in Manilla, in a highly anticipated matchup. Fox Sports analysts Daniel Cormier, and Michael Bisping were asked who they think would win the bout, and they both chose Frankie Edgar. This sparked a bit of frustration from Urijah Faber, who had some...

Feb 14, 2015 9:52 pm

Max Holloway vs. Cub Swanson Takes Place in April

After picking up a unanimous decision victory over Cole Miller, Max Holloway was informed he has a spot on the “UFC on FOX 15” card against Cub Swanson in April! “UFC on FOX: Rockhold vs. Machida” will take place on April 18, 2015 in Newark, New Jersey. Max Holloway is currently riding a five fight...

Feb 12, 2015 4:17 am

WATCH! — Team Alpha Male Radio Ep #041, With Faber — Live At 8PM PT

Heads up Fight Fans! Team Alpha Male Radio is back Thursday with another ‘can’t miss’ episode featuring the MMA World’s Team of The Year, Team Alpha Male. Team Alpha Male Founder Urijah Faber will be in attendance tonight for his first interview regarding his recently announced mega-fight against Frankie Edgar. This is MMA’s best Video Podcast,...

Jan 26, 2015 9:24 pm

Faber Praises McGregor, Disagrees With Muhammad Ali Comparison

Conor McGregor has been the subject on nearly every fighter’s mind recently, with some criticizing the Irish star, and others, like Urijah Faber, praising him. With McGregor’s recent win over Dennis Siver, there has been much talk regarding his upcoming title match against Jose Aldo, with some even going as far as to compare McGregor...

Jan 20, 2015 12:20 pm

“HEARTBROKEN”

“Siver just broke my heart, but McGregor looked sharp. Conor’s bringing excitement to the division. All of us need to thank him. I don’t want to thank him for taking my title shot, but he’s earned it. Aldo is a different animal. He has the speed and the length. But McGregor was able to get...

Jan 19, 2015 8:24 pm

REPLAY! Gustafsson vs. Johnson Preview

On Saturday, Alexander Gustafsson squares off against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson in Stockholm for the #1 contender spot at light heavyweight. Ahead of the bout, Daniel Cormier, Gilbert Melendez, and Frankie Edgar broke down the bout on Fox Sports 1.

Jan 19, 2015 12:28 pm

Lamas vs. Mendes Announced As Main Event For “UFC Fight Night Virginia”

After announcing that Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal would meet at “UFC Fight Night Virginia”, the UFC announced that Ricardo Lamas would be facing Chad Mendes in the main-event of the card. Lamas is coming off a dominant performance over Dennis Bermudez that saw ‘The Bully’ secure a submission win in the first round. The...

Jan 18, 2015 1:00 pm

Melendez: ‘McGregor Is Absolutely Not The #1 Contender’

Gilbert Melendez is fresh off his UFC 181 loss to Anthony Pettis, but found some time to join the crew at Fox Sports to discuss tonight’s UFC Fight Night Boston. Melendez believes that Frankie Edgar, not Conor McGregor is the rightful #1 contender. His words: “He’s absolutely not the No. 1 contender in my opinion....

Jan 12, 2015 9:54 pm

Ring Of Combat 50 Hits PPV TV

Later this month, Lou Neglia’s Ring Of Combat 50 will go down from Atlantic City New Jersey. It was announced earlier this week via a press release, that the event will be sold on cable TV as a Pay-Per View. GoFight Live (www.gfl.tv), the world’s premier online destination for live combat sports, announced today that...

Jan 1, 2015 5:05 pm

If victorious against Siver, McGregor gets next crack at Aldo

Sorry Frankie Edgar, but if Connor McGregor proves victorious in his main event fight against Dennis Siver at “UFC Fight Night 59”, the brash Irishman will receive the next shot at Jose Aldo’s UFC featherweight gold. That’s how UFC President Dana White summed up the promotions current featherweight title picture earlier today: “This fight in Boston,...

Dec 29, 2014 5:02 am

“Coming For The Title”

In this selfie taken by top ranked UFC Lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov, we see three of the UFC’s top contenders, that are all poised for title shots in the new year. Frankie Edgar at featherweight, Rory MacDonald at welterweight, and Khabib Nurmagomedov at lightweight. Somewhere right now Jose Aldo, Anthony Pettis, and Robbie Lawler are taking...

Dec 27, 2014 10:39 am

“NOT WORTHY OF TITLE SHOT”

“I don’t agree with Conor McGregor getting a title shot, especially after beating Dennis Siver, if he does. Why is that deserving of a title shot? Dennis Siver is not on the way up; he’s not up there looking for a title shot himself. Why not put Conor McGregor vs. Frankie Edgar? Why not put...

Dec 9, 2014 12:03 pm

Mark Hominick: ‘Featherweight Division Needed Conor McGregor’

“I think Conor McGregor has completely flipped the division upside down, and that’s exactly what it needed. You know like you can see the PPV numbers, the draws, it’s not the same for the 125, to 135, to 145 division. So you need someone with that ‘it’ factor that brings eyes and butts to the...

Nov 30, 2014 9:35 am

Conor McGregor: ‘Real numbers don’t lie’

Recently the UFC hosted a poll, in which they asked fans whether they wanted to see Jose Aldo vs. Frankie Edgar II, or Jose Aldo vs. Conor McGregor. The fans voted, and Aldo vs. Edgar II was the winner (See that HERE). However, Conor McGregor pointed out that despite the fan vote, McGregor’s last two...

Nov 27, 2014 4:59 am

UFC Rankings Report: Week of 11/24/14

The Rankings Report is a weekly UFC.com series that gives you, the fans, a more in-depth look into the official UFC rankings. This week Matt Parrino and Forrest Griffin discuss Frankie Edgar’s big win over Cub Swanson at Fight Night Austin, Edson Barboza’s jump in the lightweight division, and take viewer questions about the pound-4-pound...

Nov 26, 2014 10:02 am

‘I’ll have every UFC record, even GSP and BJ’s’

Former UFC lightweight champion, Frankie ‘The Answer’ Edgar is hunting down the record books. Oh, and a title shot. Check it: The numbers don't lie. I do it with my fighting not my talking. @ufc @danawhite @lorenzofertitta pic.twitter.com/PlaQULhlNG — Frankie Edgar (@FrankieEdgar) November 26, 2014 By my next fight I will have more time in...