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Nov 20, 2015 7:26 pm

Bellator 146 results: Bubba Jenkins wins via split decision

Bubba Jenkins and Jordan Parsons went to WAR on the main card of Bellator 146. It was a back and forth fight that had the judges split. Ultimately 2 of 3 judges scored the bout in favor of Bubba Jenkins. Jenkins had Parsons nearly starched in the 2nd round, but somehow Parsons survived and managed...

Nov 20, 2015 11:14 am

MUST WATCH! ‘B.J. Penn 1 On 1’ preview

On Tuesday November 24th at 4:30 p.m. PST Fox Sports 1 will air a special on one of the greatest pound for pound fighters of all time, our namesake, B.J. Penn. The special will highlight some of the biggest moments of Penn’s historic MMA career that saw him capture a UFC championship in two weight...

Nov 19, 2015 3:43 pm

This Weekend’s Main Event: Magny vs Gastelum

By Joe “JD” David   This Saturday’s UFC main event headliner, airing on FOX Sports 1 from Monterrey, Mexico will dictate who will be next to face Top 10 opposition.  #15 ranked Kevin Gastelum is ready and willing to prove that he belongs in the elite and stacked welterweight division.  A decisive victory will set...

Nov 14, 2015 7:38 pm

UFC 193 Results: Jared Rosholt defeats Struve via unanimous decision

A clash of heavyweights kicked off the UFC 193 pay-per-view card in Australia, as Jared Rosholt (13-2 MMA) took on the always dangerous Stefan Struve (30-7 MMA). In the first round Struve looked to keep Rosholt at a distance, however ultimately Rosholt was able to secure a takedown and control Struve on the ground for...


Nov 12, 2015 8:49 am

Herb Dean discusses controversial Belfort vs. Henderson III stoppage

Referees have it tough. They have to walk the fine line of letting a fighter live their dreams and fight on in times of despair like the warriors they are, and also protect them in their best interest in the name of safety and well being. Refs hold the sorcerer’s stick that could ultimately alter...

Nov 10, 2015 9:18 am

Rothwell ‘denied’ opportunity to fill in for Cro Cop

It looks like Ben Rothwell’s wishes are continuing to just go up in smoke. Rothwell revealed on Twitter that he was denied the spot from the UFC to fill in for Mirko Filipovic after Filipovic announced he had to pull out of UFC Fight Night 79. Filipovic was set to fight against Anthony Hamilton, but...

Nov 8, 2015 11:53 am

What’s Next for Vitor Belfort After “UFC Fight Night 77” Win?

It happens after every single Ultimate Fighting Championship card. As soon as the main-event of “UFC Fight Night 77” wrapped up and Belfort made his way out of the octagon with his hands raised high in victory, the majority of the viewers asked themselves, “What’s next for Belfort?”. Playing matchmaker for fighters can be fun,...

Nov 5, 2015 7:00 am

TUF 20 competitor Justine Kish set to make UFC debut at UFC 195

The UFC announced a new add on to the UFC 195 card that features the welterweight title fight between Robbie Lawler and Carlos Condit. From the UFC: At UFC 195 on January 2 in Las Vegas, Ultimate Fighter 20 competitor Justine Kish makes her long-awaited return from injury, as she debuts in the Octagon against...

Nov 2, 2015 11:02 am

Gunnar Nelson wants Conor McGregor to move up to lightweight

It’s no secret that Conor McGregor’s cut down to featherweight is taxing. The interim featherweight champion shows up to weigh-ins looking like a shell of his normal self, and with the UFC’s recent IV ban, McGregor’s chances of going up to lightweight have increased significantly. Earlier this week McGregor’s teammate Gunnar Nelson gave his thoughts...

Oct 29, 2015 10:33 pm

Caio Magalhães suspended 6 months for spitting on Josh Samman

During the NSAC’s meeting on Thursday UFC fighter Caio Magalhaes appeared in front of the commission for spitting blood on Josh Samman after Samman scored a 1st round submission victory. Referee ‘Big’ John McCarthy recounted the incident to the commission: “Josh Samman told me, still inside the locker room, that he was concerned because Caio...

Oct 27, 2015 8:05 am

Duffy planned to fight Poirier despite concussion

This past weekend’s ‘UFC Fight Night: Dublin’ was supposed to be headlined by an exciting lightweight matchup between Joseph Duffy and Dustin Poirier. Several days before fight night, it was announced that Duffy had suffered a concussion in training and would be unable to compete. Norman Parke was offered as a replacement for Duffy, but...

Oct 26, 2015 2:56 pm

Coker: Koscheck/Daley II targeted for summer 2016

Former UFC welterweight title challenger Josh Koscheck (17-10 MMA) signed a contract with Bellator MMA this past June and is currently awaiting his first opponent from the promotion. The former “Ultimate Fighter Season 1” star was initially slated to make his first Bellator appearance this December at Bellator 147, but instead is now being targeted for a January event....

Oct 26, 2015 1:56 pm

Manager: Jon Jones is aiming for April return to UFC

Jon “Bones” Jones has officially been reinstated by the Ultimate Fighting Championship now that his personal business is settled and fans of the sport could not be more happy. “Bones” himself shared how excited he was to make his return to the octagon in a video, and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Daniel Cormier was quick...

Oct 26, 2015 12:29 pm

‘UFC Fight Night 76’ Reebok Pay: Main Eventers make combined $5,000 sponsorship money

Ultimate Fighting Championship returned to Ireland this past weekend with what was expected to be a stacked card with “UFC Fight Night 76”. “Irish” Joe Duffy and Dustin Poirier’s main event scrap was pulled from the card due to an injury Duffy suffered just days before the fight and Stipe Miocic’s heavyweight bout with Ben...

Oct 26, 2015 9:40 am

TRICK OR TREAT! UFC releases new “UFC 193: Rousey vs. Holm” trailer

Ronda Rousey is getting ready to defend her UFC Women’s Bantamweight Championship against Holly Holm at UFC 193 and with Halloween fast approaching, fans of all ages are dressing up like their favorite fighters! Whether it’s a grown man in Ireland dressing up like Conor McGregor or a young woman mimicking Ronda Rousey, the Ultimate...

Oct 26, 2015 8:40 am

Reebok executive responds to Brendan Schaub’s criticisms

Former UFC heavyweight Brendan Schaub has made his opinion known on the Reebok deal that was struck with the UFC, ultimately retiring from the sport of mixed martial arts with the Reebok sponsorship playing a big part in his decision. Reebok senior director of combat training Michael Lunardelli spoke with the MMA Hour last week...

Oct 25, 2015 1:27 pm

Dan Henderson reveals his thoughts on the UFC/Reebok partnership

When Ultimate Fighting Championship inked an exclusive sponsorship deal with Reebok, fighters and fans alike were cautious to celebrate. The partnership restricts fighters from wearing any other sponsor other than Reebok to the octagon which limited the possible income of fighters across the board. Everybody from a debuting fighter to veterans like Miesha Tate have...

Oct 19, 2015 2:45 pm

Aldo on McGregor: ‘I will hurt him like I have never done to anyone before’

Jose Aldo and Conor McGregor are finally expected to meet in the center of the octagon this winter. “UFC 194” will host one of the biggest pay-per-views of the year when the two champions meet in Las Vegas to decide who truly is the undisputed featherweight champion of the world. They were originally slated to...

Oct 19, 2015 6:14 am

“UFC Fight Night: Duffy vs. Poirier” card set with 11 fights

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Dublin, Ireland on October 24 with a stacked card that is set to air exclusively on UFC’s subscription service, UFC Fight Pass. Joseph “Irish Joe” Duffy will headline his first UFC event after two impressive wins when he steps into the octagon to square off with Dustin Poirier. Heavyweights...

Oct 18, 2015 10:35 pm

“Wonderboy” to Northcutt: Work Your Way Up Slowly…

Sage Northcutt has the potential to be the next big thing in the Ultimate Fighting Championship, and he proved it wasn’t all hype at “UFC 192” when he dismantled Francisco Trevino in less than a minute. There is no doubt that the nineteen year old phenomenon has what it takes to make it into the...

Oct 18, 2015 2:58 pm

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson repeatedly calls out Ryan Bader

Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is getting ready to make his way back into the octagon for the first time since suffering a loss to now-champion Daniel Cormier in May at UFC 187, and he has his sights set on another heavy-hitter. Ryan Bader has given up on campaigning for a shot at the UFC Light Heavyweight...

Oct 18, 2015 7:14 am

WATCH! Legacy 47 highlights features nothing but finishes

October has been a slow month for fans of mixed martial arts. The Ultimate Fighting Championship hasn’t held a fight since October 3rd when Daniel Cormier defended his gold against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 192. Bellator’s last card was in late September and won’t be running another one until the 25th of October. Legacy fighters...

Oct 17, 2015 4:32 pm

WSOF 24 Results: Colton Smith defeats Washington Nunes Da Silva

In his first promotional bout for the World Series Of Fighting, Ultimate Fighter season 16 winner Colton Smith picked up a unanimous decision win over Washington Nunes Da Silva. With tonight’s win, Smith has extended his win-streak to 3. Stay tuned to BJPenn.com for all of the WSOF 24 results!

Oct 17, 2015 10:45 am

Tempers flare in new ‘TUF 22’ trailer

Check out the trailer for an all new episode of TUF 22 this Wednesday. !!! All hell breaks loose on @UltimateFighter! #TUF22 https://t.co/yQMHxXvcH7 — UFC (@ufc) October 16, 2015 TUF 22: Team McGregor vs. Team Faber has garnered a lot of attention due partly to the presence of interim featherweight champion Conor McGregor on the show....

Oct 17, 2015 6:43 am

Dillashaw Fires Back At ‘Traitor’ McGregor

Conor McGregor’s comments about UFC bantamweight champion T.J. Dillashaw being a “snake” for leaving Team Alpha Male didn’t go over too well with the champ. Dillashaw left Urijah Faber’s Team Alpha Male to join the newly assembled Elevation Fight Team in Denver, Colorado. As Dillashaw sees it, the decision wasn’t for McGregor to judge. Dillashaw...