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Dec 17, 2014 6:51 pm

Rory MacDonald Told He Will Not Fight For The Title

Top UFC welterweight fighter Rory MacDonald has been informed by the UFC that he will not be booked for a slot against Robbie Lawler. UFC Tonight on FOX Sports 1 broke the news this evening during their weekly broadcast. MacDonald was originally promised the winner of UFC 181’s main event. The Canadian was even sitting...

Dec 15, 2014 9:31 am

After retiring, Jamie Varner focused on creating fighters union

This past weekend at UFC on FOX 13, Jamie Varner retired after an unusual knockout. Now, with his career behind him, Varner says he’s focused on creating a fighters union for the current, and next generation of fighters. “I would love to start some type of union for fighters. mean, the sport is growing, and...

Dec 13, 2014 11:14 am

Dana White Takes Issue With Nate Diaz’s Antics

“The Nate Diaz thing is a completely different scenario. The guy is complaining about money, but he’s done tons of things to ensure that he gets fined. He is complaining about the CM Punk deal.” “All he’s been doing is complaining, not showing up for stuff, and now he doesn’t make weight and he’s four...

Dec 12, 2014 3:03 pm

‘TUF 20 Finale: Esparza vs. Namajunas’ Official Results

Live tonight, from Las Vegas, The Ultimate Fighter Season 20 will culminate with the crowing of a new UFC Champion. If you cannot make tonight’s event, following along with us for results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET) Carla Esparza def. Rose Namajunas by way of Submission (RNC) 1:26 of Round 3  –...


Dec 11, 2014 4:33 pm

‘TUF 20 Finale: Esparza vs. Namajunas’ Official Weigh-In Results – 2 Miss Weight

Today from Las Vegas, the TUF 20 Finale competitors hit the scales to make their bouts official. Two fighters missed their mark. If you missed BJPENN.COM’S LIVE broadcast of today’s free event, here’s the results: MAIN CARD: (FOX Sports 1, 9 p.m. ET) Carla Esparza (115) vs. Rose Namajunas (115) – for inaugural strawweight title...

Dec 11, 2014 3:52 pm

Road to the Octagon: Diaz Returns

In Saturday’s co-main event, provocative lightweight Nate Diaz returns to the Octagon positioned for another run at UFC gold. Renown for his tenacity and aggression, and being the brother of perennial contender Nick, Nate has long been considered one of the most dangerous lightweights in the sport. His opponent, 3rd ranked Rafael dos Anjos, rides...

Dec 11, 2014 11:58 am

Anthony Pettis Ready For Immediate Return To Action

Anthony Pettis is looking for a quick turnaround following last weekend’s UFC 181 victory over Gilbert Melendez. Much to his displeasure, the champ has been forced on the sidelines for lengthy stints, due to injury, more than once in his time with the UFC. Now healed, that’s all about to change. His words: (via FOX...

Dec 11, 2014 11:48 am

CM Punk: “Watch me grow. Watch me fight in the UFC”

“If you like fighting and you love me and you want to support me that’s awesome. Watch me grow. Watch me fight in the UFC. If you hate me, that is probably even better because you get to watch me get punched in the liver, and punched in the face and people will be trying...

Dec 11, 2014 10:13 am

CM Punk compares Vince McMahon/Dana White

CM Punk joins FOX Sports Live to compare his old boss Vince McMahon and new boss Dana White. He also comments on his favorite UFC fighters, the rumors on who he’ll fight first and more.

Dec 10, 2014 8:20 pm

Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas Official For UFC Title Fight

  This Friday on FOX Sports 1, the UFC’s first ever female strawweight champion will be crowned. Carla Esparza vs. Rose Namajunas will headline the TUF 20 Finale event, which takes place live from the Pearl at the Palms Casino, in Las Vegas. News of the matchup was released following tonight’s Ultimate Fighter episode on...

Dec 10, 2014 2:48 pm

Dos Anjos on Diaz Fight: ‘If I win, I deserve a title shot’

“If I beat Diaz, I deserve a title shot.” “I think I’ve been the underdog in all of my fights in the UFC. It doesn’t bother me, though. It just gives me more motivation to win.” In a short-worded statement to FOX Sports, Rafael dos Anjos discussed the implications of his upcoming scrap against Nate...

Dec 10, 2014 2:42 pm

Miocic’s List – ‘Break His Will, Earn Title Shot’

“I don’t see why I wouldn’t (get the title shot). I really have no say so or choice, but he’s ranked No. 2 behind Fabricio (Werdum), so I don’t see why I wouldn’t.” “He’s as tough as they come. He’s a former champ. Watching the Cain fights there are a few things that we’re working...

Dec 10, 2014 2:35 pm

“I’ve got the skills to pay the bills”

“I’m more dangerous and deadly. I feel like I’ve got the skills to pay the bills with this fight.” “I don’t want to get too overconfident, but I definitely feel like this plays right into my ballpark. This is an MMA fight, not a grappling match, and I feel like I win in all areas....

Dec 10, 2014 8:41 am

Lawler: Hendricks and I need to figure it out in a trilogy fight

The UFC’s plan was to have to Rory MacDonald face the winner of this past Saturday’s UFC 181 main event bout between Robbie Lawler and Johny Hendricks. However, Lawler vs. Hendricks 2 ended up being such a close fight that now a lot of fans and media members have stated their desire to see a...

Dec 9, 2014 3:26 pm

Nevada Commission Says Opponent Matters In CM Punk Licensing

“The matchup would matter a great deal. We are not going to put someone with no fight experience in the cage against a specialized MMA fighter … if he’s had no prior fights, that’s obviously something that would concern us.” “Money-making potential is not something that goes into our decision making process. We have the...

Dec 9, 2014 11:52 am

JR: ‘UFC Brilliant For Signing CM Punk’

“CM Punk has already won in the UFC in multiple ways, and he has yet to break a sweat. This is another testament to the brilliant promotional strategist that is UFC President Dana White. It’s a good thing that those who are squealing like a pig stuck under a gate aren’t running the show or...

Dec 8, 2014 9:24 am

Lawler: ‘Years of hard work in the gym paid off’

This past weekend at UFC 181, Robbie Lawler upset Johny Hendricks in their rematch to claim the welterweight championship. After 5 grueling rounds, Lawler was given the nod by two judges, making him the winner by split decision. Afterwards, he spoke on the FOX Sports 1 post-fight show about the win. “I really had to...

Dec 7, 2014 8:06 pm

Claudia Gadelha says UFC title shot is on the line against Joanna Jędrzejczyk

The UFC will crown its first strawweight champion on December 12 at the TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. 24 hours later, undefeated prospects Claudia Gadelha and Joanna Jędrzejczyk will meet in the octagon at UFC on FOX 13, in a bout that Claudia says will determine the divisions next title contender: “Whoever wins...

Dec 7, 2014 7:05 pm

Hendricks: ‘My body shut down, I had a bad weight cut’

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, many fans noticed that in the 4th and 5th round, Johny Hendricks did not look like himself. The former champion spent quite some time pressing Lawler against the cage and stalling repeatedly. He spoke to FOX Sports post-fight about how his body failed him, after a...

Dec 7, 2014 6:10 pm

‘Green Ranger’ wants to fight CM Punk in the UFC

In a strange, and unexpected turn of events, David Frank, the actor behind the ‘Green Power Ranger’ on the ‘Power Ranger’ TV show, wants to fight the newly signed CM Punk. Frank’s manager spoke to FOX Sports today. “Jason’s actually been kind of toying with the idea of fighting CM Punk for over a year...

Dec 6, 2014 1:56 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC adds three bouts to upcoming events

The UFC has added two bouts to the upcoming UFC on FOX 14 card, and a high profile bout to UFC 182 in January. First up is Mirsad Bektic vs. Alan Omer, which will go down from Sweden on January 24th. Bektic is undefeated in both his MMA career, as well as his time under...

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 3, 2014 11:23 am

“Completely Candid” Ashlee Evans-Smith On Her UFC Debut- Exclusive

UFC 181 takes place this Saturday on Dec. 6 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The main card features two championship fights, with Johny Hendricks vs. Robbie Lawler for the welterweight title and lightweight champion Anthony Pettis vs. Gilbert Melendez. Making her UFC debut on the Fox Sports 1 prelims will...

Dec 3, 2014 9:50 am

UFC Rankings to determine fighters pay in new Reebok uniform program

Yesterday the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced it’s new “athlete outfitting policy” which is set for July 2015. Beginning in July, popular sports brand Reebok will serve as the exclusive worldwide outfitter for the world’s largest MMA promotion. Under the terms of the new deal, UFC champions will be paid at the highest level per fight...

Dec 2, 2014 10:26 am

Browne Holding Onto Anger Ahead Of Schaub Fight

“A buddy of mine Pat Barry, who came out and helped me after the ‘Bigfoot’ Silva fight before the (Alistair) Overeem fight told me ‘live in that moment, live with it, live with that anger. Don’t get used to it, but just let it piss you off’ and that’s what I did,” Browne said. “So...