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Oct 2, 2015 8:12 am

Hendricks vs. Woodley Pulled From UFC 192 After Hendricks Weight Cut Issue

In a very shocking and unexpected turn of events, the UFC welterweight scrap between former champ Johny Hendricks and Tyron Woodley at this Saturday’s UFC 192 has been pulled from the card. The news come straight from UFC president Dana White, who sent out a tweet only saying that the fight was off after an...

Sep 20, 2015 12:34 pm

Gegard Mousasi rocking Armani Exchange before UFC: Japan!

UFC and Reebok’s deal may restrict the fighters from wearing their sponsors to the octagon, but before fight week they are allowed to wear anything they want! Some fighters lost their sponsors due to the fact that they will no longer be able to promote brands on television, but others stuck with their sponsors! UFC...

Sep 14, 2015 3:09 pm

UFC fighters react to Nick Diaz’s 5 year suspension

The verdict is in: Nick Diaz has been suspended for five years by the Nevada State Athletic Commission for failing one of his UFC 183 post fight drug tests. Diaz’s legal team and the commission went at it for over two hours on Monday afternoon and when it was all said and done, it was...

Aug 24, 2015 9:20 am

UFC Fighters react to Erick Silva’s new ‘soft’ physique

Erick Silva has had a difficult couple of months trying to find an opponent. The Brazilian was originally slated to square off with Rick Story back in June, but Silva was pulled from the card just eight days before the fight due to visa issues. The fight was rescheduled for “UFC Fight Night 74” which...


Aug 18, 2015 3:06 am

Latest UFC Fighter-To-Fighter Callouts And Tweet Beefs

Fighter Twitter feuds. They’re becoming more and more prevalent in today’s MMA world. Fighters will go on Twitter and call out a fighter, or several fighters, then wait to see who bites. Once a response is given the back and forth usually starts. Each fighter will give their reasons for wanting to fight and their...

Aug 13, 2015 3:11 pm

UFC Fighters React To Anderson Silva’s Suspension And $400k Fine

Earlier today the Nevada State Athletic Commission, during a disciplinary hearing, decided to suspend former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva for a year as well as fining him and changing his win over Nick Diaz to a No Contest. The ruling came after lengthy testimony and explanations from Silva and his team, which ended up...

Jul 17, 2015 9:21 am

UFC Fighters React To Mike Swick’s Retirement

UFC welterweight and TUF 1 vet Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Swick hadn’t been active in quite some time, until he came back at UFC 189 this past Saturday and loss a tough decision to Alex Garcia. After the fight Swick decided to hang up the gloves and call...

Jun 24, 2015 8:18 am

UFC Fighters React To Jose Aldo’s Injury On Twitter

There hasn’t been a lot of official information about Jose Aldo’s injury, or if he will be able to fight at UFC 189 against Conor McGregor, but we do have plenty of comments from fellow UFC fighters. Check it out: If Jose is out I'm willing to step in and beat @TheNotoriousMMA again!! @ufc @danawhite...

Jun 20, 2015 5:46 pm

UFC Fighters React To Joanna Jedrzejczyk’s Brutal Beating Of Jessica Penne

You watched Joanna Jedrzejczyk beat down Jessica Penne and keep her title, now check out what the MMA world had to say about the impressive performance by the champion. Joanna took it to Penne at UFC Fight Night: Berlin, landing punches over and over again. She also caught her with a big elbow that busted...

Jun 17, 2015 4:44 pm

UFC Fighters Pay Tribute To Tupac Shakur

In honor Tupac Shakur’s birthday, a few UFC fighters decided to pay tribute to the legendary rapper yesterday. Check out how Nate Diaz, Tyron Woodley and Bec Rawlings showed respect: #raiseup #tupac http://t.co/stvo5inzuP — Nathan Diaz (@NateDiaz209) June 16, 2015 #TheRealest #TheiLLest #Goat #LongLivePac @2pac pic.twitter.com/jv8STH4D9R — Tyron T-Wood Woodley (@TWooodley) June 16, 2015 Today's...

Jun 11, 2015 4:01 am

UFC 188: Fight Flashback – Velasquez vs. Dos Santos III

Go back in time to UFC 166 and relive the epic bout between Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos, who threw down in part III of their trilogy. Velasquez makes his long-awaited return to the Octagon at UFC 188 in Mexico City on Pay-Per-View. Chad Mendes Strips, Gets VanZant Flustered During Important Interview — WATCH!...

Jun 3, 2015 5:58 am

UFC Fighters React To New Drug Testing Policy

The UFC just announced its new drug testing policy and here’s what the MMA world had to say about it! I'm very proud of the @ufc for taking a serious position on #PEDs. I hope they follow through with everything and clean this sport up. — Tim Kennedy (@TimKennedyMMA) June 3, 2015 I know some...

May 2, 2015 9:01 am

“Filthy” Tom Lawlor Set to Make UFC Return in Chicago

One of UFC’s most colorful personalities is set to make his octagon return at “UFC on FOX 16”! Tom Lawlor will be duking it out with Gian Villante on the undercard on July 25, 2015. The match was announced on UFC Tonight. Tom Lawlor’s last UFC appearance was in April 2013 when he submitted Michael...

May 1, 2015 9:09 am

“MR. WONDERFUL” vs. Four UFC Strawweights — Still No Takedown!

Phil Davis often impresses with his physique at weigh-ins, but we rarely get to see a display of power outside of the cage from “Mr. Wonderful”! “Rowdy” Bec Rawlings and three other Alliance MMA strawweight training partners tried their hardest to take the light heavyweight down, but STILl couldn’t succeed. Rawlings locked in the rear...

Mar 30, 2015 8:35 pm

Josh Thomson And Ross Pearson Agree To A Slugfest, UFC Says No

It seems more and more that fighters are using social media to try and book their next opponent. Check out the back and forth between UFC lightweights Josh Thomson and Ross Pearson, who agreed to put on a show. Unfortunately Thomson tweeted later that the UFC’s matchmaker denied his request. News then broke the day...

Mar 1, 2015 8:49 am

Ronda Rousey’s Post-UFC 184 Victory Meal

Following her quick, 14 second win over Cat Zingano, Ronda Rousey told Joe Rogan during the post-fight Octagon interview that she couldn’t wait to get some hot-wings. Well it turns out the champ wasn’t joking, because she posted this photo on Instagram shortly after her victory. A photo posted by rondarousey (@rondarousey) on Mar 1,...

Feb 10, 2015 7:36 pm

Sarah Kaufman vs. Alexis Davis 3 set for UFC 186 in Montreal!

A trilogy bout between Alexis Davis and Sarah Kaufman has been booked for April’s UFC 186 event in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. UFC officials announced the women’s bantamweight booking earlier today. Alexis Davis will fight for the first time since her brutal UFC 175 title fight loss to Ronda Rousey this past July in Las Vegas....

Jan 20, 2015 12:08 pm

Cro Cop Hints At Possible UFC Return

Rumors on the MMA front this week are centered around a possible UFC return for Mirko Cro Cop. The fighting legend was originally expected to sign with Bellator, but behind-the-scenes rumors started circulating that the UFC outbid their competitor, to once again secure Mirko. While we don’t usually take to rumors on BJPENN.COM, further evidence...

Jan 8, 2015 12:00 pm

#TBT – Sonnen Drinks Coca Cola Vs. Jones At UFC Weigh-Ins

Prior to his April 2013 bout against Jon “Bones” Jones, Chael Sonnen chose a rarely used cola beverage to rehydrate with during his faceoff with the champ. Sonnen lost the next day, Coca Cola being the obvious wrong choice here. Or was it… Is your mind not blown? Happy Throwback Thursday. We present this as...

Jan 2, 2015 11:01 am

No More Out Of Competition Drug Testing For The UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) put their best foot forward in 2014, and made an attempt to rid their organization of Performance Enhancing Drugs (PED’s). A costly out-of-competition drug testing campaign was put in place by the company that would ultimately back-fire, just a few months in. “Our legal team completed screwed that up,” echoed UFC...

Dec 28, 2014 7:51 am

Report: Hackers Leak UFC TV User Data

In shocking news, it is being reported that the hacker group Anonymous has hacked UFC TV, which UFC Fight Pass is categorized under. A Twitter account belonging to the group posted several Tweets regarding the situation, including a link to a file which contains 13,000 users account information from various websites, including UFC TV. A...

Dec 26, 2014 1:41 pm

UFC Fighters React To Christmas, Share Their Celebration On Social Media

UFC fighters from around the world have taken to social media to share special thoughts, and moments from yesterday’s Christmas celebration. Check it: MERRYYYYYYYYY CHRISTMASSSSSSSSSSSSSSS!!!!!!!!! @ufcfightclub @ufc @FOXSports1 @FOXSports @espn @EASPORTSUFC pic.twitter.com/66QhKJmKU9 — Bruce Buffer (@brucebuffer) December 25, 2014 Have a Merry Cookie Christmas!! #cookiemonster pic.twitter.com/Rd2mHUxmRA — Carla Esparza (@CarlaEsparza1) December 25, 2014 It's a...

Dec 22, 2014 9:18 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros React To Rampage Re-Signing With UFC

When it was announced this past weekend that former UFC champion Quinton Rampage Jackson would be re-signing with the UFC, the Twitter-verse went wild, as expected. Fighters, promotional President’s, and former fighters all took to Twitter to voice their opinions on the signing. Check out some of the best reactions: Let us be clear that...

Dec 21, 2014 1:34 pm

UFC Prepping Legal Team To Fight Lawsuit

The UFC has begun the lengthy process of interviewing law firms to defend their company against a recently filed lawsuit that could see the UFC paying $100s of millions. According to The American Lawyer, the UFC has begun interviewing law firms to defend them against the suit. Among the list of firms, and lawyers the...

Dec 17, 2014 10:20 am

UFC Fighters React To UFC Lawsuit

Earlier this week we learned that three fighters have opted-in, in a lawsuit against the UFC. (More on that HERE) Now we have some reactions. This an a shakedown. #optedOUT — chael sonnen (@sonnench) December 16, 2014 It's on. — Nathan Quarry (@NateRockQuarry) December 16, 2014 PAY NO ATTENTION TO THE MAN BEHIND THE [email protected]:...

Nov 17, 2014 3:33 pm

Dana White on UFC’s big announcement: “We didn’t get it done in time”

The UFC held their special ‘UFC: The Time is Now’ press conference earlier today. During the press conference the UFC revealed their entire 2015 calendar, and planned on making a special announcement. Right off the bat a reporter asked UFC President Dana White what the special announcement was. To which Dana White replied: “That’s the...