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Apr 7, 2016 8:49 am

Dan Henderson talks retirement plans ahead of UFC on FOX 19

At 45 years old, it’s no secret that Dan Henderson’s time inside the Octagon will be coming to a close in the near future. The former PRIDE champion will step into the Octagon for the 16th time on April 16th as he faces former UFC champion Lyoto Machida. While Henderson is coming off a KO...

Apr 6, 2016 6:09 pm

Conor McGregor reflects on UFC journey on 3rd anniversary of debut

Three years ago today, Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage. McGregor, a two-division Cage Warriors champion at the time of his UFC debut, had quite a bit of hype behind him as he made his UFC debut, and he did not disappoint. McGregor landed numerous uppercuts on Brimage, showcasing his impressive counter...

Apr 6, 2016 12:35 pm

Conor McGregor’s ‘road to UFC 200 starts today’

It appears that Conor McGregor has officially started his camp for the rematch with Nate Diaz slated for the main event of UFC 200 that takes place on July 9th in Las Vegas, Nevada. McGregor’s coach John Kavanagh posted this photo with the caption saying, “The road to #ufc200 starts today…3yrs to the day from...


Apr 6, 2016 11:08 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz grappling with BJJ black belt

Nate Diaz Grappling with BJJ Black Belt Jason… by TheBestofUFCandMMA Nate Diaz is currently gearing up for his UFC 200 welterweight rematch with Conor McGregor, where he will look to once again defeat the featherweight champion. In the pair’s last fight at UFC 196, Diaz’s Jiu-Jitsu was the difference maker that ultimately led to Diaz...

Apr 6, 2016 10:12 am

VIDEO | On This Day: Conor McGregor makes his UFC debut with a first-round TKO

Oh, how things have changed in just three years. Exactly three years ago today, the current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor made his UFC debut against Marcus Brimage at UFC on Fuel TV 9. McGregor was able to connect early on in the fight with Brimage and scored a TKO stoppage at just 1:07 of...

Apr 6, 2016 9:58 am

VIDEO | Intense face-to-face interview with Luke Rockhold and Chris Weidman

Back in the co-main event of UFC 194, Luke Rockhold shocked the world as he dominated Chris Weidman from the beginning of the fight until the referee stopped it in the 4th round. The UFC ultimately gave Weidman an immediate rematch in the main event of UFC 199 in June, where Weidman will look to...

Apr 6, 2016 2:37 am

VIDEO | Nick and Nate Diaz share ‘What is the Stockton slap?’

https://www.facebook.com/424293817778968/videos/479584772249872/ There are not many fighters in the business that have got this move quite figured out yet. Whether trying to impose it on the offensive or avoid the wrath of the “Stockton slap” on the defense, the Diaz brothers pull it like it’s on a trigger. Former super middleweight world champion and Olympic gold...

Apr 5, 2016 9:50 am

Jose Aldo on interim title: “It means nothing”

Back at UFC 194, Jose Aldo had his 10 year unbeaten streak snapped in just 13 seconds at the hands of Conor McGregor. While Aldo has hoped to get a chance to avenge his loss to McGregor and reclaim the UFC featherweight championship, Frankie Edgar now stands in his way. The pair are slated to...

Apr 5, 2016 9:07 am

VIDEO | Mark Hunt called out Jon Jones for UFC 197

[ooyala code=”85MG9sMjE6BV1EnFyx62zu1CUY6AWmpW” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”1280″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] While Ovince Saint Preux was ultimately selected as a fill-in opponent for Jon Jones in the main event of UFC 197, top ranked UFC heavyweight Mark Hunt called out Jones moments before the UFC officially announced OSP as a fill-in opponent. OSP was chosen after it was revealed...

Apr 5, 2016 2:49 am

Daniel Cormier and Jon Jones duke it out on twitter

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the current champion Daniel Cormier are sadly not fighting one another at UFC 197. Cormier suffered an injury in training that forced him out of the championship rematch with Jones. Ovince Saint Preux has stepped in to face Jones on short notice and the two will fight...

Apr 4, 2016 4:49 pm

Rousimar Palhares says he ‘would kill’ Conor McGregor

Former UFC fighter Rousimar Palhares grappled in the main event of Polaris 3 event in Poole, England over the weekend in the main event against Garry Tonon. The two fought an exciting match to a draw, but Palhares has been getting a lot of attention from an interview he did with Sportsmail about a fight...

Apr 3, 2016 2:29 pm

Jedrzejczyk plans to give Gadelha an “IV, steroids, USADA book” as a pre-fight gift

UFC women’s strawweight champion Joanna Jedrzejczyk has been busy training for her upcoming rematch with top contender Claudia Gadelha. The bitter rivals, Jedrzejczyk and Gadelha, just recently completed the filming of The Ultimate Fighter Season 23, where they served as opposing coaches. Joanna spoke to The MMA Hour about her experience filming “TUF” and what...

Apr 3, 2016 12:36 pm

Max Holloway: “People only remember you for your last fight”

UFC featherweight contender Max “Blessed” Holloway (15-3 MMA) feels a little ‘left out’ following the recent UFC 200 bookings for fellow division contenders Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo, who will meet for the interim featherweight strap on July 9 in Las Vegas. Holloway had recently been campaigning for a rematch with current division title holder Conor McGregor, but  had...

Apr 3, 2016 12:19 pm

Max Holloway does not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to featherweight

Add top contender Max Holloway (15-3 MMA) to the list of featherweight fighters who do not believe Conor McGregor will ever return to fight at 145-pounds. Holloway echoed the statements made by former lightweight champ Frankie Edgar regarding the brash Irish star in a recent interview with MMAFighting: “At the end of the day, who...

Apr 3, 2016 9:22 am

Jose Aldo on UFC interim title: “It means nothing”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo will once again have the opportunity to wear UFC gold, this if he is able to defeat former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar for a second time when the pair square off for the UFC’s interim featherweight title at UFC 200 on July 9 in Las Vegas. Aldo was...

Apr 3, 2016 8:32 am

Jon Jones to DC: ‘So much for being willing to die’

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones showed nothing but respect for Daniel Cormier on Saturday morning, this after “DC” was forced to withdraw from their highly anticipated UFC 197 rematch with an injury. Jones even took to Twitter and wished Cormier a healthy recovery: I don't wish injuries on anyone, I hope you have...

Apr 3, 2016 7:49 am

Jose Aldo: McGregor was ‘full of juice in his body’ at UFC 196

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo is still not happy that the UFC decided to put Conor McGregor in a welterweight rematch against Nate Diaz at July’s UFC 200 event. Aldo, who had been campaigning for a rematch with McGregor after suffering a shocking 13-second defeat to the Irishman in December, will now rematch Frankie...

Apr 2, 2016 10:02 am

Frankie Edgar’s bold prediction ahead of UFC 200

Earlier this week it was announced by the UFC that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200. In addition it was announced that Frankie Edgar and Jose Aldo would be competing for the interim featherweight championship. Following McGregor’s loss to Nate Diaz in the main event of...

Apr 2, 2016 8:30 am

VIDEO | Joanna Jedrzejczyk shows off lethal elbow combinations

[ooyala code=”IydDJqMjE6QJVd_9wQvgEZizTnigulkC” player_id=”bd214e34cfad476984102de4bf5e8da2″ width=”1280″ height=”720″ auto=”true” autoplay=”true”] Joanna Jedrzejczyk is currently gearing up for her TUF 23 Finale bout against Claudia Gadelha on July 8th. The highly anticipated rematch will be Jedrzejczyk’s 3rd title defense. To date, Gadelha is the only woman to come close to defeating Jedrzejczyk. When the pair first fought back in...

Apr 1, 2016 6:23 pm

Report: Daniel Cormier out of UFC 197 fight with Jon Jones

Injuries have come to plague another big UFC pay-per-view card in 2016. BJPENN.COM has learned through sources close to AKA that current UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier has suffered an injury and will not be able to defend his title for the scheduled rematch with former champion Jon Jones at UFC 197. Rumors were...

Apr 1, 2016 9:28 am

Rafael dos Anjos reacts to Conor McGregor vs. Nate Diaz II

Recently the UFC announced that Conor McGregor and Nate Diaz would have their highly anticipated welterweight rematch at UFC 200 on July 9th. While the majority of the MMA community was thrilled with the announcement of the bout, Rafael dos Anjos wasn’t. During a Periscope session, dos Anjos stated: “Conor don’t deserve to fight me....

Apr 1, 2016 8:44 am

Alexander Gustafsson trolls fans on Instagram with harsh April Fools prank

Alexander ‘The Mauler’ Gustafsson is undoubtably one of the best fighters on the UFC’s light heavyweight roster. Unfortunately for Gustafsson, 2015 was a rough year for the Swedish standout. After being knocked out by Anthony Johnson in Sweden, Gustafsson dropped a controversial split decision to Daniel Cormier at UFC 192. With that being said, Gustafsson...

Apr 1, 2016 8:14 am

VIDEO | Jon Jones goes right back to training after being released from jail

Thursday morning a judge ordered Jon Jones to complete anger management training, driver improvement courses, and must get approval from his probation officer before he is allowed to drive anywhere. Immediately after being released from jail, Jones was back in the gym training for his UFC 197 fight against Daniel Cormier on April 23rd. Fortunately,...

Apr 1, 2016 7:52 am

Nate Diaz: “I can beat every fighter from my weight up to heavyweight”

UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz is coming off the biggest win of his mixed martial arts career, this after he submitted current UFC featherweight champion Conor McGregor in a welterweight bout that headlined last month’s UFC 196 event in Las Vegas. The “Stockton Slugger” feels confident that he will once again be able to finish Conor...

Mar 31, 2016 4:11 pm

Aldo on fighting Edgar at UFC 200: “The first step is to regain what has been lost”

Former UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo (25-2 MMA) will return to the octagon this July when he squares off with former lightweight title holder Frankie Edgar (20-4-1 MMA) at UFC 200 for the promotions interim featherweight strap. Aldo had been actively campaigning for a rematch with current featherweight champion Conor McGregor at this summer’s blockbuster...

Mar 31, 2016 1:48 pm

Confirmed! Holly Holm turned down fight with Cris Cyborg

While Holly Holm has been very open about fighting Invicta FC champion Cris Cyborg in the past, the former UFC women’s bantamweight champion has a different opponent in mind for her next fight. After losing her championship to Miesha Tate in the co-main event of UFC 196, Holm is eyeing a rematch with ‘Cupcake’ sooner...