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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┬ámain 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...

Sep 11, 2016 12:35 pm

Current and Former WWE Stars react to CM Punk’s UFC 203 loss

Former World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) champion CM Punk made his highly anticipated octagon debut against Mickey Gall at last night’s UFC 203 event in Cleveland, Ohio. The bout served as Punk’s first ever professional mixed martial arts fight and came against a very young and talented prospect, Gall, who had gone 2-0 thus far in...

Sep 9, 2016 6:27 pm

Stars of the Pro Wrestling World Discuss CM Punk’s UFC Debut

In just over 24 hours, former WWE star CM Punk will make the jump from the scripted world of pro wrestling to the unpredictable realm of mixed martial arts. He’ll do so opposite 24-year-old prospect Mickey Gall on the main card of UFC 203. In advance of Punk’s first steps into the UFC’s Octagon, several...

Aug 24, 2016 9:23 am

Rating report! UFC 202 numbers are in

This past weekend the MMA world tuned in as Conor McGregor looked to avenge his UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz back in March. McGregor and Diaz went to war over the course of 5 rounds, winning over the hearts of MMA fans as they put on what some consider to be the greatest fight...

Aug 22, 2016 5:47 pm

VIDEO | Fan captures Anthony Johnson launching Glover Teixeira’s tooth into UFC 202 orbit

The truth behind the tooth#UFC202 pic.twitter.com/PLkuZvcNWJ — EOW (@_EOW_) August 21, 2016 Anthony “Rumble” Johnson delivered a devastating knockout over Glover Teixeira in the co-main event of UFC 202 over the weekend. “Rumble” KO’d Teixeira in just 13 seconds of the very first round, and apparently knocked a tooth out of the Brazilian’s mouth with...

Aug 20, 2016 10:26 am

PHOTOS | Conor McGregor at UFC 196 compared to UFC 202

Yesterday at the UFC 202 weigh-ins, the MMA community collectively agreed that Conor McGregor looked to be in phenomenal shape ahead of his UFC 202 rematch with Nate Diaz Saturday night. McGregor stated that throughout this camp he has focused on his cardio so as not to gas out in the first round. In the...

Aug 19, 2016 9:37 am

VIDEO | Conor McGregor weighs-in for UFC 202

Stackin and Mackin at 168 lbs. A video posted by Ariel Helwani (@arielhelwani) on Aug 19, 2016 at 9:28am PDT Friday afternoon, Conor McGregor took full advantage of the opportunity to weigh-in for UFC 202 early in the day, prior to the official weigh-ins at 4p.m. PT. McGregor planned to enter the rematch with Diaz...

Jul 30, 2016 5:44 pm

Video | Watch Anthony Hamilton earn a 14-second KO at UFC 201

Anthony Hamilton lived up to his nickname at tonight’s UFC 201 event in Atlanta! The “Freight Train” scored a thrilling 14-second knockout victory over Damian Grabowski on the UFC 201 prelims. Here is the video: BRUTAL knockout by @AHamilton_MMA. S-A-V-A-G-E. #UFC201 https://t.co/NfiKFZXvnl — FOX Sports: UFC (@UFCONFOX) July 31, 2016 For those of you in...

Jul 11, 2016 10:37 am

MMA community reacts to the sale of the UFC

A new chapter in the book of sports started on Monday when the UFC released an official statement regarding the sale of the most prominent mixed martial arts promotion in the world. Zuffa also emailed the fighters on their roster a statement regarding the sale and the MMA community reacted in different ways. Here is...

Jun 6, 2016 2:32 pm

VIDEO | How many UFC fights does Brock Lesnar have in him?

WWE and once again UFC superstar Brock Lesnar is set to fight again in the Octagon at UFC 200. On Monday, Lesnar announced that he will be fighting Mark Hunt at the highly anticipated UFC 200 event in July. Will Lesnar only fight once in the UFC and return to the WWE to fulfill his...

Jun 6, 2016 10:27 am

VIDEO | Brock Lesnar announces his UFC 200 opponent

“The Beast” is back and coming to show the world what he is still capable of in the Octagon when he returns to the UFC at UFC 200. Brock Lesnar appeared on ESPN on Monday morning to announce his opponent for UFC 200. “I’ve never turned down a fight in the UFC,” Lesnar said. “Even...

May 17, 2016 2:30 pm

Michael Bisping reacts to Chris Weidman pulling out of UFC 199

News broke Tuesday afternoon that former UFC middleweight champion Chris Weidman had been forced out of his UFC 199 headlining fight with Luke Rockhold due to an injury. While there was no immediate word given on who would replace Weidman, many expected either Jacare Souza or Michael Bisping to step up on short notice to...

May 10, 2016 6:23 pm

VIDEO | Report: UFC step closer to being sold, valuation in the billions

The owners of the UFC are moving forward on to the next steps in the process of selling the UFC. ESPN reported the news on Tuesday that the “owners are in advanced talks to sell the business.” ESPN’s sources say that there are four serious buyers in the mix to purchase the UFC including WME/IMG,...

Apr 29, 2016 1:41 pm

Miesha Tate wants Ronda Rousey at Madison Square Garden for UFC 205

UFC women’s bantamweight champion Miesha Tate is already looking past UFC 200 and her opponent Amanda Nunes. Tate wants to avenge her losses to former champion Ronda Rousey, and would love for it to take place at the UFC’s big event in New York City. “I think everything happens for a reason,” Tate said at...

Apr 21, 2016 9:10 am

UFC fighters react to Conor McGregor’s statement

On Thursday, Conor McGregor broke his silence regarding his retirement, revealing that he is not retiring and will not vacate the featherweight championship, but will not do a world tour for UFC 200. McGregor will stand firm on his refusal to do a world tour in order to focus on training. with the ball now...

Apr 13, 2016 11:16 am

VIDEO | UFC 200 Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 fan-made promo

https://www.facebook.com/1633307140253694/videos/1684080261843048/ Check out this amazing fan-made promo for the Nate Diaz vs. Conor McGregor 2 rematch. As UFC 200 gets closer, you can expect a lot of great media moments from UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor and star veteran Nate Diaz. The two outspoken and brash characters are set to rematch in the main event...

Mar 30, 2016 4:48 pm

PHOTO | Incredible UFC 200 poster revealed

Earlier today it was announced on UFC Tonight that Nate Diaz and Conor McGregor would clash in the main event of UFC 200 in a welterweight rematch. In addition, it was announced that Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar would compete in a fight for the interim UFC featherweight championship. Immediately the internet went wild as...

Mar 12, 2016 8:35 pm

McGregor’s Coach says the UFC 196 loss to Nate Diaz was not a result of weight gain

Fans and analysts have been critical of Conor McGregor’s performance at UFC 196, many blaming the “weight gain” for his submission loss to Nate Diaz. McGregor’s strength and conditioning coach John Connor does not believe that the loss had anything to do with Conor’s weight gain and that he was at “peak condition” going in...

Mar 10, 2016 9:29 am

Source: Holly Holm vs. Miesha Tate 2 in the works for UFC 200

Sources close to BJPENN.COM have confirmed that the UFC is looking to set up a rematch between Holly Holm and Miesha Tate for July’s UFC 200 event in Las Vegas, Nevada. Miesha Tate beat Holly Holm by rear-naked choke to become the UFC women’s bantamweight champion at UFC 196. Tate secured the choke in the...