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Jul 20, 2017 5:56 am

UFC thwarts rumors of Brock Lesnar return

Last July, in the co-main event of the stacked UFC 200, former UFC heavyweight champion and long-time WWE star Brock Lesnar made a return to the Octagon after a hiatus of many years. He did so against Mark Hunt for a substantial $2.5 million payday. Lesnar would win this fight, relying on his wrestling to...

Jul 16, 2017 1:48 pm

UFC Glasgow Results: Paul Felder KO’s Stevie Ray (VIDEO)

A lightweight scrap between Stevie Ray and Paul Felder took place on today’s UFC Fight Night main card in Glasgow. Round one begins and Felder lands a good kick to the body to start. Both men fire off low kicks. Felder takes the center of the octagon and then presses forward. Ray is able to...

Jul 3, 2017 5:54 am

Report: Gilbert Melendez heading to featherweight at UFC 215

This September 9, when the UFC debuts in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada with UFC 215, former Strikeforce champion Gilbert Melendez will reportedly look for a fresh start in the featherweight division. His opponent for this featherweight debut will be hard-hitting veteran Jeremy Stephens. This bout was first reported by Damon Martin. BREAKING: Jeremy Stephens vs. Gilbert...

Jun 27, 2017 8:18 pm

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214

Cris Cyborg reacts to Megan Anderson being forced off of UFC 214 Earlier tonight news broke that Megan Anderson had been forced to withdraw from her highly anticipated UFC 214 title fight with Brazilian star Cris Cyborg. With that said, there was some good news that was announced by the UFC shortly thereafter. The promotion...

Jun 15, 2017 7:04 am

TUTORIAL: Former UFC lightweight champ Rafael Dos Anjos shows how to throw straight knee

This video was first published on Evolve Vacation. Former UFC lightweight champion and member of the prestigious Evolve Fight Team, Rafael Dos Anjos, is one of the most complete fighters in all of mixed martial arts. His unparalleled skill and tenacity inside the cage is only brought about his incredible confidence in his skills. Of...

May 12, 2017 3:06 pm

UFC announces several big matchups for summer

Friday afternoon at the UFC Summer Kickoff press conference event, Jon Anik played host to a Q&A between fans, and a panel of fighters, which included UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier, and former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The pair fielded the majority of questions throughout the course of the press conference per...

Apr 22, 2017 4:12 pm

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Bryan Barberena TKO’s Joe Proctor (VIDEO)

UFC Fight Night 108 Results: Bryan Barberena vs. Joe Proctor A welterweight scrap between Bryan Barberena and Joe Proctor took place during tonight’s UFC Fight Night 108 Fight Pass prelims in Nashville. Round one begins and Barberena misses with an early low kick attempt. Proctor moves forward and presses Bryan against the cage. Barberena connects...

Apr 17, 2017 7:36 pm

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214

Dana White details plans for Daniel Cormier if Jon Jones is not ready for UFC 214 Earlier tonight UFC president Dana White went on Sports Center where he announced that if Jon Jones is ready, the promotion is willing to give him an immediate title shot against current light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier at UFC...

Feb 15, 2017 12:41 pm

UFC now making coaches buy Fight Pass subscriptions to study opponents

Studying opponents can likely be one of the biggest roles for a coach in mixed martial arts. By knowing their opponents strengths and weaknesses, it helps them to develop their gameplan to increase their chances of winning. On Tuesday, Brandon Gibson, coach at JacksonWink MMA and the BMF Ranch stated that the UFC notified him...

Feb 12, 2017 1:51 pm

Doo Ho Choi vs. Renan Barao is not happening at UFC on FOX 24

During last night’s UFC 208 prelims, the promotion announced that four fights had been added to April’s UFC on FOX 24 event in Kansas City. The featured fight announced for the April 15 event being a pivotal women’s strawweight bout between Rose Namajunas and Michelle Waterson. Prior to last night’s announcement, it had been heavily...

Jan 1, 2017 9:38 am

Hollywood Celebrities react to Ronda Rousey’s Shocking Loss at UFC 207

Former UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey suffered a shocking 48-second TKO loss to Amanda Nunes in the main event of UFC 207 on Friday night in Las Vegas and it did not take long for Hollywood Celebrities to chime in on the fight. Hey @danawhite im at a bar and watching. The seabreezes are...

Dec 31, 2016 11:57 am

MMA community pays tribute to Mike Goldberg after quiet UFC 207 sendoff

Friday evening in Las Vegas, longtime UFC commentator Mike Goldberg called his final event for the UFC. Leading up to the fight, there were numerous reports that the event would be Goldberg’s last. Those reports came after UFC President Dana White stated that he was working to put together a ‘dream team’ of commentary. While...

Dec 30, 2016 9:27 pm

UFC 207 Results: Cody Garbrandt defeats Dominick Cruz (Highlights)

A bantamweight title fight between current champ Dominick Cruz (22-2 MMA) and surging contender Cody Garbrandt (11-0 MMA) served as the co-main event of tonight’s UFC 207 event in Las Vegas. Round one begins and Garbrandt charges forward with a punch that misses. Cruz connects with a right. Cody replies with a leg kick and...

Dec 29, 2016 9:05 am

Lando Vannata returns at UFC 209

‘Groovy’ Lando Vannata may only have two fights in the UFC, however the New Jersey native has an extremely loyal fan-base, which has only grown over the course of 2016. In the middle of the year, TUF winner Michael Chiesa was forced out of his scheduled ‘UFC Fight Night: Sioux Falls’ scrap with top ranked...

Dec 28, 2016 6:22 pm

Dana White says Nick Diaz has turned down all the fights the UFC has offered him

During today’s UFC 207 media scrum in Las Vegas, UFC president Dana White revealed to MMAFighting’s Luke Thomas that former Stirkeforce champion Nick Diaz has been offered several welterweight fights by the promotion but unfortunately turned them all down. Weight debates aside, Dana White told me he's offered Nick Diaz fights at welterweight. According to...

Nov 12, 2016 8:02 am

Photo comparison of Conor McGregor weighing in at 145lbs, 154.4lbs, and 168lbs

UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor will be fighting at lightweight for the first time in his UFC career on Saturday at UFC 205. “The Notorious” will look to put on the performance of his life at 155 pounds as he takes on UFC lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez in what could potentially be the most historic...

Oct 30, 2016 8:11 am

Internal Document Confirms Conor McGregor is the UFC’s Biggest Star Ever

Contrary to UFC President Dana White’s recent claims that Ronda Rousey is “by far” a bigger star than Conor McGregor, the widespread perception seems to be that the Irishman is indeed the king of mixed martial arts, if not all of combat sports. McGregor has, after all, repeatedly demolished records in the areas of pay-per-view...

Oct 25, 2016 7:49 pm

Alan Jouban and UFC on FOX 22 opponent Mike Perry go at it on Twitter

Mike Perry has only fought twice in the UFC, but “Platinum” has certainly made his presence felt. With two knockouts in as many octagon appearances, Perry took to Twitter to stir the pot with Alan Jouban, who will take on Perry at UFC on FOX 22 on December 17. See for yourself how their Twitter...

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 6, 2016 10:59 am

Nate Diaz given public warning from USADA for UFC 202 CBD oil vaping incident

Over a month has passed since Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor put on their exciting battle in the Octagon at UFC 202. Following the fight, Nate Diaz was seen smoking a vape pen and was asked about it by the media. “It’s CBD,” Diaz said at the UFC 202 post-fight press conference (transcribed by MMA...

Oct 5, 2016 11:56 am

MMA community reacts to the death of UFC fighter Josh “Anqa” Samman

Tragic news hit the MMA community on Wednesday when it was revealed that UFC middleweight Josh “Anqa” Samman had passed away at the young age of 28-years-old. Samman, who made his way to the UFC on TUF season 17, “Ultimate Fighter: Team Jones vs Team Sonnen” was found unresponsive in a Florida apartment last week....

Oct 1, 2016 7:04 pm

UFC Fight Night 96 Results: Shamir Abdurakhimov defeats Walt Harris

A heavyweight bout between Shamir Abdurakhimov and Walt Harris took place during the UFC Fight Night 96 prelims tonight in Portland, Oregon. Round one begins and Abdurakhimov begins closing the distance. Abdurakhimov is looking to land his right hand. Abdurakhimov ducks under a punch and looks for a takedown but it is not there. Harris...

Sep 30, 2016 11:21 am

UFC Portland Weigh In Results: Three Fighters Miss Weight

Tomorrow night, the UFC will take over Portland’s Moda Center with UFC Fight Night 96. Portland’s main event honors will be held by former flyweights John Dodson and John Lineker, both of whom have recently found new life at bantamweight. Dodson, who twice fought for the title at flyweight, will look to build on the momentum...

Sep 28, 2016 1:40 pm

John Dodson began camp at 168 pounds for bantamweight fight with John Lineker

This Saturday, former UFC flyweight title contender John Dodson will step into the Octagon in the main event of ‘UFC Fight Night: Portland’ to square off against John Lineker in a pivotal bantamweight showdown. Dodson, who made the move to bantamweight after dropping his second loss to flyweight kingpin Demetrious Johnson, made quite the statement...