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Oct 18, 2016 11:03 am

Nate Diaz takes another stab at Conor McGregor on social media

Will we ever get to see the Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz trilogy fight? With “The Notorious” slated to take on Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title next at UFC 205, which takes place on November 12, there is a possibility we see the trilogy fight take place for the UFC lightweight title. McGregor...

Oct 18, 2016 8:48 am

Anderson Silva apologizes for comments about UFC

While interim UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still unhappy with the UFC brass given that they didn’t force UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor to take a fight with him after his UFC 202 majority decision win over Nate Diaz, former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva has taken a step back. After it was announced...

Oct 18, 2016 6:11 am

Jordan Mein to Make Octagon Return Against Debuting Emil Meek

Back in September, it was announced that Canadian MMA veteran Jordan Mein (29-10) would be emerging from a short-lived retirement to make a UFC return. Today, the opponent for that return came to light. The returning veteran will take on Norway’s Emil Meek (8-2-1) at UFC 206. The card will emanate from the Air Canada...


Oct 16, 2016 5:50 pm

UFC Fight Night 100 Fight Card

The octagon will return to Brazil on November 19 for UFC Fight Night 100. The historic event will be headlined by a light heavyweight rematch featuring Ryan Bader taking on Antonio Rogerio Nogueira. “Darth” and “Lil Nog” first met way back in September of 2010 at UFC 119 in Indianapolis, with Bader emerging victorious via...

Oct 16, 2016 7:44 am

NAC Head Says McGregor Was Only Fined $75K for Bottle-Throwing Debacle – Not $150K.

Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz had plenty of highly-publicized run-ins in the buildup to their UFC 202 rematch. The most high-profile of these, however, was their infamous bottle-throwing showdown at one of the event’s pre-fight press conferences. The incident began when McGregor showed up late to the press event. Evidently irritated by the Irishman’s tardiness, Diaz...

Oct 15, 2016 6:19 pm

Aldo’s coach Andre Pederneiras: “UFC acted totally wrong” with Jose Aldo

Jose Aldo has been locked in a dispute with the UFC ever since the promotion announced Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the lightweight title instead of unifying Aldo’s interim featherweight belt with the belt McGregor took from him at UFC 194. Aldo’s head coach Andre Pederneiras spoke on the subject and naturally...

Oct 15, 2016 9:56 am

Conor McGregor confident UFC 205 will break PPV record

UFC 205 is expected to be the biggest UFC Pay-Per View event in the promotion’s 25 year existence. While UFC 200 back in July was expected to be the biggest event in the promotion’s history, the card took two major blows when Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II was scrapped from the card, and when...

Oct 15, 2016 9:28 am

Conor McGregor sends a message to ‘afraid’ Floyd Mayweather

After Conor McGregor was submitted by Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC 196 back in March, there was much speculation as to what the UFC featherweight champ’s next move would be. One of the more intriguing options that was immediately available to McGregor after he was pulled from the UFC 200 card for...

Oct 15, 2016 8:22 am

Conor McGregor discusses Jose Aldo’s feud with the UFC

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor did a Facebook interview with The LAD Bible on Friday and was asked the following question by a fan who wrote in “Jose Aldo really wants a rematch, do you feel you will ever give him a rematch?” “Mystic Mac” responded to the question with an interesting theory: “You know, I don’t...

Oct 14, 2016 7:35 pm

Conor McGregor weighs in on a potential trilogy bout with Nate Diaz

Most fight fans would love to see a trilogy bout between Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz put together by UFC officials. The rivals first met at March’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas, this after Nate Diaz stepped up on short-notice to fill in for Rafael dos Anjos (the promotions lightweight champion at the time), who...

Oct 14, 2016 5:44 pm

VIDEO | Conor McGregor says he will slap the heads off of scary clowns and Eddie Alvarez

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor participated in a Facebook interview with The LAD Bible earlier today where he answered questions on a number of different topics. One of those subjects was the recent scary-clown epidemic to which Conor responded with the following: “I’ve seen people dressed up as clowns or something like that.” What would you do if...

Oct 14, 2016 3:08 pm

Conor McGregor says his fists are bigger than Eddie Alvarez’s head

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor has the chance to make history once again on November 12. “The Notorious” will challenge Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight title and if is victorious in the bout against Alvarez, will be the first fighter in UFC history to simultaneously hold two UFC divison’s titles. McGregor did a Facebook...

Oct 14, 2016 11:11 am

Dana White & Dan Henderson discussing UFC 204 scoring after decision is read

In the main event of UFC 204 this month, Michael Bisping and Dan Henderson squared off in a highly anticipated rematch seven years in the making. The fight was an extremely incredible one that went the distance, ultimately seeing Bisping awarded the unanimous decision win to get his revenge on Dan Henderson, and defend the...

Oct 14, 2016 9:55 am

Oddsmakers Identify Cormier vs. Rumble 2 as a Pick ‘Em Fight

On December 10, the UFC will return to Toronto, Ontario, Canada with UFC 206. The card will be headlined by a light heavyweight title fight between current champion Daniel Cormier, and brick-fisted challenger Anthony “Rumble” Johnson. These two fighters, of course, have some history together. Back in May of 2015, Rumble was scheduled for a...

Oct 13, 2016 3:05 pm

EXCLUSIVE – Chris Weidman breaks down why Dan Henderson should be the UFC middleweight champion

Michael Bisping’s title defense over Dan Henderson on Saturday night was certainly controversial to say the least. Fighters and fans alike vocalized their disbelief and contempt for the judges’ decision. Former middleweight champ and current contender Chris Weidman spoke exclusively to BJPENN.com Radio and gave us his thoughts on the decision and who he thought...

Oct 13, 2016 2:58 pm

5 of the worst endings to a UFC fight ever

There have been countless wars and epic battles in the UFC, some fights have ended far more gruesomely than most. We here at BJPenn.com compiled the five worst endings to a UFC fight in the organizations history. Take a look for yourself below! Anderson Silva vs. Chris Weidman II – UFC 168 When Chris Weidman...

Oct 13, 2016 12:55 pm

Dana White gives update on Jose Aldo’s standoff with UFC brass

When it was announced that Conor McGregor would be fighting Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship at UFC 205, rather than defending his UFC featherweight championship in a rematch against Jose Aldo, who secured a rematch with McGregor when he defeated Frankie Edgar at UFC 200 for the interim featherweight championship, Aldo requested his...

Oct 13, 2016 11:42 am

Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi set to fight at UFC 206

After a few call-outs between the two, the UFC has finally booked Cub Swanson vs. Dooho Choi. ‘The Korean Superboy’ burst on to the scene with three knockouts in a row after signing with the UFC, scoring brutal finishes over Juan Puig, Sam Sicilia and most recently Thiago Tavares. Swanson on the other hand had...

Oct 13, 2016 11:25 am

VIDEO | Amanda Nunes guarantees victory against Ronda Rousey

This week, UFC President Dana White announced that former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey would be returning to the Octagon at UFC 207 on December 30th for a title fight with Amanda Nunes. Nunes, who had been very adamant about her first title defense being a fight with Rousey, opened as the underdog in...

Oct 13, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Dan “Hendo” Henderson Tribute

Mixed martial arts legend Dan Henderson retired from the sport this past Saturday in Manchester following his controversial decision loss to Michael Bisping in the main event of UFC 204. In the above tribute video (created by BrattMamley MMA), we take a look back at some of the greatest fights and finishes of Dan Henderson’s...

Oct 13, 2016 8:06 am

Details emerge on delay in Georges St-Pierre’s return

While reports have continued to emerge that Georges St-Pierre will be returning to the Octagon at UFC 206, there is reportedly one major hang-up that is keeping the former welterweight kingpin out of the Octagon. After several reports regarding GSP’s return were released throughout the course of the past few weeks, St-Pierre himself spoke about...

Oct 12, 2016 1:44 pm

Al Iaquinta Confirms He’s Fully Retired from Fighting

On November 12, the UFC will make it’s long-awaited debut in New York City with UFC 205. Given that this event marks the organization’s first trip to The Big Apple, it unsurprisingly sought to fill the card’s lineup with New York based fighters. One of those fighters was Wantagh, New York’s Al Iaquinta, who was...

Oct 12, 2016 1:26 pm

Jose Aldo to meet with UFC brass to discuss retirement, contract dispute

Jose Aldo shocked the MMA world when he announced his intent to retire. After Conor McGregor’s fight win Eddie Alvarez was made official, the interim featherweight champion accused the UFC of going back on their word in offering him the McGregor rematch following Aldo’s win over Frankie Edgar at UFC 200. Aldo revealed that he...

Oct 12, 2016 8:07 am

Brendan Schaub: Conor McGregor has to knock out Eddie Alvarez to win

With exactly one month until UFC 205, where UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will square off with UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez for the UFC lightweight championship, the hype surrounding the event continues to increase! The fight, which not only gives McGregor the opportunity to become the first man to simultaneously hold two UFC championships...

Oct 12, 2016 7:40 am

Dan Henderson’s Top 5 Career Moments

Last Saturday, in the main event of UFC 204, a 46-year-old Dan Henderson fought the final fight of his MMA career. He did so against an old nemesis in Michael Bisping, with the UFC middleweight crown on the line. Despite a spirited effort, Henderson would come up short on the scorecards, failing to win the belt...

Oct 12, 2016 7:10 am

10 of the worst weight misses in MMA history

Some fighters are better at weight cutting than others. The art of weight cutting is all a part of the process, with fighters cutting varying degrees in order to make weight. However, some fighters don’t even come close to their contracted weight. Here are ten of the most egregious cases of weight cut-misses in UFC...

Oct 11, 2016 2:23 pm

5 of the worst weight cuts in UFC history

Weight cutting is probably the least fun and most difficult part of a fight camp. While some UFC fighters only cut 5-10 pounds to make weight, others have the misfortune of cutting 20 pounds or more. We here at BJPenn.com have compiled five of the worst weight cuts in UFC history. Take a look below!...