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Jan 14, 2015 5:25 am

Sergio Pettis Moves To Flyweight, Faces Benoit At UFC 185

Sergio Pettis is returning to the 125 pound weight-class after going 3-1 as a UFC bantamweight. The younger brother of the UFC lightweight champion will face Ryan Benoit at UFC 185. UFC officials announced the news on Tuesday. Sergio once fought as a flyweight outside the UFC, so the move is not entirely unexpected. With...

Jan 9, 2015 3:39 pm

UFC 181’s Ashlee Evans-Smith Tests Positive For Diuretic

UFC women’s bantamweight fighter Ashlee Evans-Smith tested positive for hydrochlorothiazide, a water pill that prevents the body from retaining salt and aids in weight-cutting, this according to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. The positive test result occurred after Evan-Smith’s UFC 181 loss to Raquel Pennington, who choked her unconscious at the event with a bulldog-choke....

Jan 9, 2015 10:07 am

UFC 182 Prelims Second Most-Watched to Date on FOX Sports 1

Following a strong December that saw the fourth most-watched UFC FIGHT NIGHT on FOX Sports 1 on Saturday, Dec. 20, the momentum continued into January, with a stretch that UFC president Dana White says is the strongest January ever for the UFC. In fact, the month kicked off with record-setting shows around last Saturday’s much...

Dec 6, 2014 6:23 pm

UFC 181 Results: Samman Brutally KOs Gordan with Head Kick

Josh Samman told his coaches he was going to knock Eddie Gordan out with a head kick, and he was right! Eddie Gordan was on his way to racking up a decision victory by wrestling his way to the end of the fight, but his refusal to advance positioning forced the referee to stand them...

Dec 6, 2014 5:55 pm

UFC 181 Results: Anderson Picks Up Decision Win Over Jones

For those of you hoping this was an Anderson Silva and Jon Jones post, stick around anyway. This bout between Justin Jones and Corey Anderson was still extremely entertaining. These two athletes refused to take the fight to the ground and threw bombs in the first ten seconds! Corey “Beastin’ 25/8” Anderson and Justin “Lazy...

Dec 6, 2014 5:22 pm

UFC 181 Results: Pennington Puts Smith to Sleep with a Bulldog Choke

Raquel Pennington pulls off the last-second win! The majority of the first round took place in the clinch and both women were cut open by sharp strikes. As scrappy as the fight was at the start, it got even more interesting in the last second of the round. Pennington was able to grab hold of...

Dec 6, 2014 4:58 pm

UFC 181 Results: Little Pettis Batters Hobar, Earns Decision Win

Unlike his big brother, Sergio Pettis has been appearing in the octagon regularly since his UFC debut in November 2013. He has shown improvement every time he stepped in the octagon and it was no different with his performance tonight against Matt Hobar. Pettis was dropped in the opening seconds of the fight and spent...

Dec 6, 2014 4:31 pm

UFC 181 Results: Collard Beats White in Opening Bout

UFC 181 in underway! The opening round was back and forth and could have gone either way. Both men opened up with unorthodox striking and had hard shots land, but it was Collard who looked more technical. He was able to dictate where the fight went and his level changing was effective. White benefited from...

Dec 6, 2014 12:15 pm

Report: UFC Reebok Deal Worth $70million

The UFC’s new uniform deal with Reebok is worth a reported $70 million. The U.K. Telegraph has the scoop, which stated the deal is worth $70 million over a 6-year period. The deal will see fighters earnings partly determined by their placement on the UFC’s official rankings, and partly by how well their merchandise sells....

Dec 2, 2014 11:46 am

UFC Fighters React To New Reebok Uniforms, Loss Of Sponsor Model

Popular UFC veterans have taken to twitter with their reactions to the end of the UFC sponsorship era. Here’s what they said: I like @ufc @danawhite uniform deal.just brings more legitimacy to MMA in theUFC.Just like NFL,NBA We all know UFC will have best uniform 2 — Jessica Eye (@jessicaevileye) December 2, 2014 I am...

Nov 15, 2014 5:49 pm

UFC 180 Results: Eye Pops Smith’s Cauliflower Ear, Wins in Round 2

Jessica Eye utilized her speed and combinations to cut off Leslie Smith from dishing out any offense at all. Eye peppered her with shots throughout the entire fight and changed levels often to keep Smith guessing and on the edge of her stool. Smith took a punch to the head in the first round that...

Nov 8, 2014 11:44 am

UFC Fighters React To Iaquinta’s Upset Over Ross Pearson

In last night’s co-main event, massive underdog, Al Iaquinta, made it look easy against top UFC lightweight, Ross Pearson. The MMA World Reacted: Holy fucking shit @ALIAQUINTA @ufc — Alptekin Ozkilic (@alpozkilicmma) November 8, 2014 Hellll ya @raylongomma @bxrgrl18 @erichyertko @GPVillante that's wha talking about! Wow way to go guys love my NY family. @smiocic...

Nov 3, 2014 11:15 am

QUICK TWITT: Wanderlei Slams Dana White, Compares UFC Contract To Slavery

Things are escalating quickly between Wanderlei Silva and the UFC. Earlier today, Wanderlei sent out a Tweet comparing the UFC to slavery, which was transcribed by Guilherme Cruz of MMAFighting. Escravidão agora????? Como assim,nao posso trabalhar entao Dana? Vc nao manda em mim,luto onde eu quiser!O Q é seu ta guardado ja chega! — Wanderlei...

Oct 28, 2014 11:11 am

FRUSTRATED! ‘UFC’s Promises Mean Next To Nothing’

Conor McGregor has cut the featherweight line, and nearly garnered a UFC title shot. All he has to do is beat Dennis Siver in his next bout. The division’s other number one contender, Cub Swanson, has also been promised a title shot, time, and time again, only to be passed up for more favorable competition....

Oct 27, 2014 8:52 pm

QUICK TWITT: EA Sports UFC Unveils Two New Characters

EA Sports announced yesterday that they are preparing to release two new characters for EA Sports UFC. Welterweight Hector Lombard, and lightweight Michael Chiesa will be added to the game in the next update. They broke the announcement via Twitter. Get ready #EASPORTSUFC welterweights – @HectorLombard is on his way. pic.twitter.com/vASPcdogXR — EA SPORTS UFC...

Oct 24, 2014 9:48 am

Conor McGregor vs. Dennis Siver headlines UFC Fight Night 59 in Boston

A key featherweight bout featuring Conor McGregor (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC) taking on Dennis Siver (22-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) will headline the UFC’s return to Boston this January. UFC officials confirmed the five-round main event booking this morning. The brash Irishman, Conor McGregor, is coming off a first-round knockout victory which he earned over Dustin...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Aug 9, 2014 7:23 am

Rousey & Weidman Lead PPV Success For The UFC

  When it comes to PPV buy rates we never really get disclosed true and accurate figures. However the one reliable and lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all...

Aug 4, 2014 3:18 pm

QUICK TWITT: UFC Pros React To Jones Cormier Brawl

Earlier today during the UFC’s Ultimate Media Day, Jon Jones and Daniel Cormier came to blows when a stare down became heated and Cormier shoved Jones. UFC fighters sounded off on the incident on Twitter. Check it out: Note to self. When having the #1 and #2 light heavyweights in the world face-off don't put...

Jul 27, 2014 12:40 pm

Robbie Lawler Pigs Out Following UFC on FOX 12 Win Over Matt Brown

Former UFC welterweight champion Matt Hughes shared a photo, from behind the scenes at UFC on FOX 12, of Robbie Lawler’s post-victory meal. Check it: This is @Ruthless_RL post victory meal. Congrats buddy! Well done! pic.twitter.com/aViGRoeuEW — Matt Hughes (@matthughes9x) July 27, 2014

Jul 27, 2014 12:31 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Robbie Lawler’s Win Over Matt Brown

In last night’s UFC on FOX 12 main event, the number one ranked Robbie Lawler earned a rematch against UFC welterweight champion Johny Hendricks with his decision win over Matt Brown. (Replay HERE) As usual, the MMA world took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Robbie is a great counter striker & is dangerous...

Jul 8, 2014 5:03 am

Rousey Announces She Needs Surgery Following UFC 175

Women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey announced during the post fight press conference of UFC 175 that she will have to undergo a fairly minor knee surgery for chronic injuries that have plagued her since she tore her ACL when she was 16. “With the knee surgery, it’s just something that’s more maintenance that I need...

Jun 15, 2014 8:47 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighter’s React To Rory MacDonald’s Win Over Woodley

In Saturday’s UFC 174 co-main event, Rory MacDonald earned a decisive decision victory over Tyron Woodley. Following the bout, many pro’s and insiders took to twitter with their thoughts. Check it: Rory totally nullifies Tyron Woodley and will take this fight 30-27. The Vancouver crowd approves #ufc174 — Sarah Kaufman (@mmasarah) June 15, 2014 Rory...

Jun 3, 2014 6:52 pm

Cole Miller forced off UFC Fight Night 46, Conor McGregor now faces Diego Brandao

Cole Miller (21-8 MMA, 10-6 UFC) was expected to face off with Conor McGregor this July in the headlining bout of “UFC Fight Night 46.” Unfortunately for fans of “Magrinho,” Cole has been forced off the card, this after suffering torn ligaments in his hand. Stepping in for Miller against McGregor will be “Ultimate Fighter...

Jun 2, 2014 5:05 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Miocic’s Destruction Of Maldonado

In Saturday’s TUF Brazil Finale 3 main event, Stipe Miocic brutalized Fabio Maldonado and earned a stoppage win in just 35-seconds. Here’s what the MMA world thought of his dominance: Wow less than a minute in and @SMiocic finishes Maldonado with the straight right! #UFCFightNight — UFC (@ufc) June 1, 2014 Fabio should've stayed at...

May 20, 2014 7:29 am

Fabricio Camoes vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 176

UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Gray “The Bully” Maynard and Fabricio Camoes is the latest addition to August’s UFC 176 event in Los Angeles. Gray Maynard (11-3-1 MMA, 9-3-1 UFC) is coming off back-to-back first-round TKO losses which he suffered to opponents Nate Diaz and TJ Grant respectively. The former two-time lightweight...

May 6, 2014 11:08 am

Healy vs. Tibau Booked For UFC Fight Night 45

An exciting lightweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Jersey in the form of Pat Healy vs. Gleison Tibau. UFC officials confirmed the matchup this morning. UFC Fight Night 45 goes down on July 16 from the Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City. The card will feature a main event between...

May 2, 2014 6:58 am

Donald Cerrone vs. Jim Miller headlines UFC Fight Night 45

A key lightweight bout will headline the UFC’s return to Atlantic City this July, as UFC officials recently announced that Donald Cerrone will meet Jim Miller in a five-round contest at “UFC Fight Night 45.” Jim Miller (24-4 MMA, 13-3 UFC) is coming off a first-round submission victory over Yancy Medeiros, which he earned just...

Apr 28, 2014 11:03 am

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To Johnson’s Win Over Phil Davis

UFC 172 was the UFC’s only pay-per-view offering this month and it delivered. In the evening’s co-main event, Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson shocked the world by completely dominating, top UFC light-heavyweight contender, Phil Davis. After the fight, many took to twitter with their reactions. Check it: Anthony Johnson is a problem at this weight class wow....