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Oct 10, 2017 12:28 pm

Max Holloway Geeks Out About ‘Greatest of All Time’ Demetrious Johnson

Okay, we have to talk about what Demetrious Johnson did at UFC 216. By now, even your parents and friends who have never watched the UFC had to have sent you the video on Facebook screaming, ‘Did you see this?!’. Of course you did. Mighty Mouse catapulted Ray Borg up into the air and then...

Oct 9, 2017 5:58 am

Georges St-Pierre has some objections to a potential fight with Conor McGregor

On November 4, in the main event of UFC 217, former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre will return from a multi-year hiatus to battle UFC middleweight champion Michael Bisping. If St-Pierre defeats Bisping, it opens the door to a number of other super fights, such as battles pitting him against Anderson Silva, Tyron Woodley, and...

Oct 8, 2017 3:28 pm

Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson praises Demetrious Johnson following historic win

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson made history at last night’s UFC 216 event in Las Vegas! “Mighty Mouse” recorded his eleventh consecutive title defense by scoring a dramatic fifth-round submission victory over Ray Borg in the co-main event of UFC 216. With the win, Demetrious Johnson surpassed Anderson Silva for the most consecutive title defenses...

Oct 8, 2017 9:55 am

Ray Borg issues quick and thoughtful statement on Demetrious Johnson loss

Last night, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 216, Ray Borg stepped into the cage with perhaps the greatest fighter to ever do it: UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. Borg sought not only to steal Johnson’s flyweight belt, but also spoil the champ’s record-breaking 11th straight title defense. Though Borg put forth a...

Oct 8, 2017 8:48 am

Dana White gives his take on Demetrious Johnson’s GOAT status

Last night, in the co-main event of UFC 216, UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson shattered the record for consecutive title defenses in the UFC, moving to eleven-straight with a jaw-dropping fifth-round armbar over Ray Borg. In the wake of this dazzling win, Johnson is once again being widely referred to as the greatest of all...

Oct 7, 2017 5:44 pm

Disclosed Salaries for UFC 216’s main and co-main event fighters revealed!

The disclosed salaries for tonight’s UFC 216 main and co-main event fighters were revealed earlier this evening. In the evening’s featured bout, an interim lightweight title fight, Tony Ferguson will take home $250,000 to show and an extra $250,000 to defeat his opponent Kevin Lee (per Adam Hill). Disclosed salaries for #ufc216: Ferguson will make...

Oct 7, 2017 3:19 pm

UFC 216 Live Results

Stay glued to this page for all of tonight’s UFC 216 Live Results. The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas tonight for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight...

Oct 7, 2017 1:38 pm

FiteTV: UFC 216 Live Stream

The wait is finally over and fight night is upon us. The UFC is putting on a wild event tonight that and as always, we’re her to keep you updated on all the fights and fallout. Just like with the UFC 215 card, BJPenn.com is proud to also partner with FiteTV in order to bring you...

Oct 7, 2017 6:57 am

Dominick Cruz Thinks Demetrious Johnson’s Best Asset is His Mind

Demetrious Johnson is now hours away from his attempt to break Anderson Silva’s title defense record, forever cementing him in UFC and MMA history. Even before Johnson reached this peak in his career, fans and media alike have purposed the idea he move up in weight to create new challenges. He was even in talks...

Oct 6, 2017 1:52 pm

Demetrious Johnson explains strategic plans for matchups beyond the record

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson (26-2-1)  has the chance to set the record for the most consecutive UFC title defenses on Saturday night at UFC 216. “Mighty Mouse” is currently tied with former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva as they both hold 10 consecutive title defenses each. However, Johnson is still the champion and has...

Oct 6, 2017 6:41 am

Daniel Cormier Explains Why Alexander Gustafsson Doesn’t Get the Next Title Shot

A couple of weeks ago, Daniel Cormier tallied up votes that he got from Twitter and decided it was Volkan Oezdemir who should get the next title shot. Of course, Oezdemir accepted the gesture in ‘no time’ flat. Even though Cormier used the fans own comments to decide his opponent, there was still criticism of...

Oct 5, 2017 6:22 pm

Chris Cariaso Describing The Panic of Fighting Demetrious Johnson Will Make You Sweat

This Saturday, Demetrious Johnson will (finally) step into the Octagon with Ray Borg to attempt a record-breaking victory. If he can get past Borg, he’ll have beaten Anderson Silva’s tally mark of consecutive title defenses, forever cementing him into UFC history. An aura surrounded Silva due to the way he fought and the things he...

Oct 5, 2017 11:58 am

Daniel Cormier gives transparent shoutout to his pick for MMA GOAT

UFC 216 is set to take place this weekend in Las Vegas, Nevada. Tony Ferguson and Kevin Lee are featured in the main event of the evening as they will fight for the UFC interim lightweight title. In the co-main event of the evening, there is a chance history will be made by the current...

Oct 3, 2017 2:01 pm

Exciting Newcomer Zabit Magomedsharipov Gets Quick Turnaround for UFC Shanghai

Viewers who tuned in to UFC Rotterdam at the beginning of last month, were treated to a violent surprise. Fresh-on-the-roster featherweight Zabit Magomedsharipov put on a performance in his UFC debut that rivals anyone we’ve seen in recent memory. He was leaping off cages, putting together video game combos, but best off all, he finished...

Oct 3, 2017 2:00 pm

VIDEO | Fighter suffers nasty broken leg after throwing low kick at opponent

Broken bones in mixed martial arts happen from time to time. However, it’s rare to see a fighter break an opponent’s limb when holding a submission like when Frank Mir broke Tim Silvia’s arm at UFC 48 with an armbar. In the case of a broken arm or leg, it usually happens in a freak...

Oct 2, 2017 8:21 pm

UFC donates $1 million to families of Las Vegas shooting; issues statement on UFC 216

The world is still in shock following last night’s horrifying mass shooting in Las Vegas that left at least 59 people dead and over 500 injured. With that said, the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), who calls Las Vegas home, is doing everything they can to help the families of those affected. The promotion released an...

Oct 2, 2017 2:25 pm

George Foreman calls out Steven Seagal to fight in Las Vegas

What are your thoughts on a fight competition between former heavyweight boxing world champion George Foreman and martial arts movie star Steven Seagal? Well, that was just thrown out there into the world by Foreman himself. Foreman tweeted the following tweets on Monday: Foreman: Steven Seagal, I challenge you One on one, I use boxing...

Oct 1, 2017 5:18 pm

UFC 216 Fight Card and Start Time

The octagon will return to T-Mobile Arena in Las Vegas this Saturday for the promotions UFC 216 fight card. The event is headlined by an interim lightweight title fight featuring Tony Ferguson taking on Kevin Lee. Tony Ferguson will enter the title fight sporting an impressive nine fight win streak. “El Cucuy” was most recently...

Sep 29, 2017 1:47 pm

VIDEO | UFC handshake fails

There are just some opponents that are matched up and will never get along. Here, we take a look at some of the handshake fails and snubs that we have seen throughout the years in the UFC and in other fight promotions starring some of the biggest names in mixed martial arts. Some big rivalries...

Sep 26, 2017 4:23 pm

VIDEO | Nick Diaz Made His UFC Debut 14 Years Ago Today

A lot of images and feelings come to mind when the name Nick Diaz is brought up. He’s shadow boxed during awkward interviews right into our heart for many years. He could usually be found constantly looking over his shoulder, most likely after ridiculously exciting fights. Lately though, anti-doping violations caused by marijuana has simultaneously...

Sep 26, 2017 9:42 am

UFC rankings update: Jessica Andrade rockets up the strawweight list

Last Friday, the UFC made a triumphant return to Japan with an exciting night of fights. Now that the card is in the rear-view, the promotion’s official rankings have been updated. The biggest changes to the UFC rankings occured in the strawweight division, where Jessica Andrade rocketed up the list after a thrilling win over...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...

Sep 14, 2017 7:23 am

Updated UFC rankings reflect chaos at light heavyweight

Earlier this week, we learned that Jon Jones’ B sample confirmed that he had indeed ingested the banned substance Turinabol in advance of his UFC 214 light heavyweight title fight with Daniel Cormier. Yesterday, the California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) overturned Jones’ UFC 214 knockout win over Daniel Cormier, rendering it a no contest. With this...

Sep 12, 2017 3:09 pm

Sergio Pettis Wants to Fight Henry Cejudo at UFC 218

Last weekend was supposed to be the event that Demetrious Johnson broke Anderson Silva’s defense record, instead the spotlight was on another flyweight. After Henry Cejudo sandwiched his loss to the UFC flyweight champion by being on the wrong end of a razor-thin split decision to Joseph Benavidez, Cejudo knew he needed to make a...

Sep 8, 2017 10:35 am

UFC issues statement on Ray Borg’s illness and UFC 215 ticket refunds

The MMA community was struck with appalling news late Thursday. With less than 24 hours away from the UFC 215 weigh-ins, the main event UFC flyweight title fight between Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg was canceled. The cancellation, first reported by Ariel Helwani for MMA Fighting, was due to Borg being ill and deemed unfit...

Sep 7, 2017 9:57 pm

UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson vs. Ray Borg canceled

The UFC 215 main event featuring Demetrious Johnson and Ray Borg has been canceled just days before the event is set to take place in Edmonton, Canada. Late Thursday, Ariel Helwani of MMA Fighting reported that Borg was forced out of the UFC flyweight title fight against Johnson due to illness. According to the report,...