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Jan 14, 2015 5:26 am

Ferguson vs. Medeiros Added To STACKED UFC 184 Event

An intriguing lightweight matchup between Tony Ferguson and Yancy Medeiros (pictured) has been added to an already stacked UFC 184 event. UFC officials announced the bout on Tuesday. UFC 184 goes down on February 28, live on pay-per-view from Los Angeles. In the main event Chris Weidman takes on Vitor Belfort. In the co-main event...

Jan 13, 2015 5:17 pm

Bellator 132: Daniel Straus – “I’m ready to put my hands on him”

This weekend’s Bellator 132 headliner, Daniel Straus talks about his upcoming title fight, a rematch against Patricio “Pitbull” in Temecula, California, with BJPENN.COM Radio’s Anton Skoro. Who ya got? Catch BJPENN.COM Radio, MMA’s premier Podcast, every Sunday on BJPENN.COM.

Jan 13, 2015 3:19 pm

UFC’s Bec Rawlings Goes Nude For This Important Message (18+ NSFW)

Popular UFC female, “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings has long stood for the rights of females. The domestic abuse survivor is passionate about her beliefs, and isn’t scared to take a stand. Which is why this latest statement should surprise no one Bec says it best: “I am not oppressed.. the only people that oppress me are the feminists...


Jan 13, 2015 12:42 pm

Mother Jones says Jon Only Did 1 Night In Rehab

After his drug testing failure for cocaine, UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones announced to the world that he would be entering rehab for his problems with drug abuse. And to his credit, the champ did in fact enter a rehabilitation program. However, in a new report coming out of WBNG-TV in New York (see...

Jan 13, 2015 12:32 pm

Ben Henderson Says UFC Yet To Discuss Cerrone Fight With Him

… and they fight this weekend. (Insert *Shocked* Emoji) Former UFC lightweight champ, Ben “Smooth” Henderson was poised to face former Bellator champ Eddie Alvarez, this weekend at UFC Fight Night Boston. Instead, and on two-weeks notice, Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone is coming in for an injured Eddie Alvarez. Just a minor detail in agenda for...

Jan 13, 2015 10:30 am

OBSESSED! Khabib Continues Call Out Of Anthony Pettis

Top Russian lightweight Khabib Nurmagomedov has some of the best credentials in the UFC today. An undefeated fighter and combat sambo world champion, Khabib has the skillset to best anyone, and do so mostly unscathed. At just 26-years-old he’s amassed an impressive 22-0 record, with six UFC wins, and he’s salivating every time the champ...

Jan 13, 2015 10:04 am

BROMANCE! Rockhold & Hendo Get Close

This is what happens when our daughters get in touch with @lukerockhold softer side #bedazzled #browniepoints A photo posted by Dan Henderson (@danhendo) on Jan 9, 2015 at 8:39pm PST UFC Middleweights, Dan Henderson and Luke Rockhold have a budding “bromance” in the works, following a few weeks of training together. The Evidence: Had a...

Jan 12, 2015 10:44 pm

Two Champs! ATT’s Lawler & Lima Enjoy Their Reign

Over the weekend American Top Team celebrated their first UFC world championship, with a massive feast and party. We can’t show you all the photo’s but what we can show you, is an epic photo with two 170 pound champs.   Check it:     The best 2 welterweight of the planet is from @americantopteam...

Jan 12, 2015 10:37 pm

Anthony Pettis Earns Brown Belt In Jiu-Jitsu

UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis earned his brown belt in Jiu-Jitsu earlier this week. This comes on the heels of ‘Showtime’ submitting Cesar Gracie black belt Gilbert Melendez in their UFC 181 bout in December. Despite being known for his highlight reel knockouts, Anthony Pettis has 8 submission victories in 18 professional MMA bouts, and...

Jan 12, 2015 10:11 pm

Mike Winkeljohn: ‘Cerrone Beats Henderson This Time, No Doubt About It’

When Donald Cerrone stepped up to fight Benson Henderson Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston on just 14 days notice, the MMA world went nuts. Cerrone had just come off of a decision win over Myles Jury less than 48 hours before stepping in for Eddie Alvarez against Henderson, and to top it off, Cerrone...

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 12, 2015 9:44 pm

Cejudo vs. Cariaso Targeted For UFC 185

A flyweight bout between Olympian Henry Cejudo, and Chris Cariaso is being targeted for UFC 185. Following his successful UFC debut over Dustin Kimura, Henry Cejudo pleaded with UFC President Dana White to allow him to drop back down to flyweight. Despite saying Cejudo would never be allowed to fight at flyweight in the UFC...

Jan 12, 2015 9:10 pm

Matt Brown: ‘I’ve Paid My Dues, I Deserve Someone In The Top 10’

UFC welterweight fan-favorite, Matt ‘The Immortal’ Brown is currently still without an opponent for UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th after Tarec Saffiedine was forced out of the bout with an injury. Brown, who is ranked #6 in the stacked welterweight division in the UFC’s official rankings, feels he deserves nothing less than a...

Jan 12, 2015 8:58 pm

Dillashaw: ‘If McGregor Loses To Siver, I Want Aldo’

UFC President Dana White has stated that if Conor McGregor defeats Dennis Siver on Sunday at UFC Fight Night Boston, that he will go on to fight Jose Aldo for the UFC featherweight title. If McGregor doesn’t defeat Siver however, UFC bantamweight champion TJ Dillashaw wants the next crack at Jose Aldo, likely to avenge...

Jan 12, 2015 8:46 pm

NSAC Suspends Two Fighters For 9 Months Each

Earlier this week at a hearing, the NSAC suspended both James Wilson and Bryson Gutches for nine months each. Gutches, a WSOF fighter had his submission win over Sosian Abanokov overturned to a no-contest after he tested positive for a diuretic post-fight. He came clean about taking a pill from a woman he didn’t know,...

Jan 12, 2015 8:32 pm

NSAC Considering Forming Committee To Address Out-Of-Competition Testing

On the heels of UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones testing positive for the main metabolite in cocaine, the NSAC spoke during a hearing recently about the possibility of forming a committee to address out-of-competition drug testing, which is viewed as somewhat of a gray area. Commissioner Pat Lundvall cautioned the commission to choose their...

Jan 12, 2015 8:10 pm

UFC Promises To Show More Of Siver Throughout Fight Week

Leading up to Sunday’s UFC Fight Night Boston, one can’t ignore the lack of Dennis Siver promos released by the UFC. On the other hand, the UFC has released countless Conor McGregor promo videos (See that HERE, HERE, and HERE) to get fans hyped. Lorenzo Fertitta spoke about Siver’s presence in promo videos leading up...

Jan 12, 2015 6:56 pm

Rory MacDonald Calls For Changes To Process Of Awarding Title Shots

Rory MacDonald was admittedly “heartbroken” when he found out he had been passed up for a title shot again, in order for a trilogy match between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks to take place. The process of awarding title shots is a very inconsistent one, which is something that has been long-discussed in the MMA...

Jan 12, 2015 6:10 pm

Jon Jones Coach Recounts Story Of Jones Revealing He Failed Drug Test

By now it is well known that UFC light heavyweight kingpin Jon Jones failed a random, pre-fight drug test prior to his UFC 182 showdown against Daniel Cormier. What wasn’t known however, was that Jones own coaches didn’t know that he had failed the drug test. His head striking coach Brandon Gibson talks about how...

Jan 12, 2015 4:40 pm

Rory MacDonald “Heartbroken” After Announcement Of Lawler-Hendricks Trilogy Bout

Going in to UFC 181: Lawler vs. Hendricks, it was believed Rory MacDonald would be fighting the winner of the bout for the UFC welterweight title. Things didn’t play out that way however. A split decision win that saw Robbie Lawler awarded the UFC welterweight championship was not decisive enough in the eyes of many,...

Jan 12, 2015 3:53 pm

Anderson Silva Feared Painkiller Addiction Following Broken Leg

As Anderson Silva prepares to return to the Octagon to face Nick Diaz at UFC 183 on January 31st, he appeared at an NSAC hearing earlier today to get licensing to fight. The NSAC requires all fighters over 35 to speak at the hearing in order to get licensed, and as Silva is 39, he...

Jan 12, 2015 3:46 pm

Siver: ‘Smashing McGregor Beats Getting A Title Shot’

Ahead of UFC Fight Night Boston on Sunday, Dennis Siver has had enough of Conor McGregor’s trash talk, and is now speaking out. Siver has been silent so far over the past few months, but now is speaking out against ‘Notorious’, and saying the UFC is unrightfully hyping him. He spoke to GroundAndPound.de to discuss...

Jan 12, 2015 3:22 pm

Anderson Silva Unanimously Approved For License To Fight At UFC 183

Earlier today, the NSAC held a hearing, on the agenda was former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, who was required to appear in front of the commission as he is over 35 years of age, and applying for a license to fight. Silva was unanimously approved for a license by all 5 members of the...

Jan 12, 2015 3:16 pm

Referee And Judging Assignments Revealed For Diaz vs. Silva

Coming up on January 31st, both Nick Diaz and Anderson Silva will return to the Octagon for an epic superfight which will go down in the main event of UFC 183. Earlier today during a NSAC hearing it was revealed that ‘Big’ John McCarthy would be the referee for the bout, and Sal D’Amato, Marcos...

Jan 12, 2015 3:07 pm

Shields Says Failed Drug Test From 2012 Due To Diuretic

During a Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) hearing earlier today to receive a license to fight at WSOF 17 this Saturday against Brian Foster in the main event. Shields is 36 years old, and the commission requires all fighters applying for a license over 35 to appear in front of the commission. Shields was granted...

Jan 12, 2015 2:05 pm

Officials cancel UFC Fight Night event planned for March 7

A UFC Fight Night event tentatively planned for March 7 is no longer taking place. MMAjunkie recently confirmed the news with UFC officials that the event, tentatively labeled “UFC Fight Night 62”, has been scratched from the 2015 schedule. Windsor, Ontario, Canada had been rumored to be the host city for the UFC Fight Night 62 event,...