After two consecutive wins with regional promotion BattleGrounds MMA, Ryan Couture has signed a contract with Bellator. more
Last call! "This is B.J. Penn's last fight possibly. If he wins, we'll see what he does from there, but if he loses, I will actually push for him to retire.... It could be possibly watching Michael Jordan playing his last basketball game. It could be Tiger Woods' last golf game." -- Stop me if you've heard this one before ... okay, don't. Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White appeared on FOX Sports 1 (via MMAFighting.com) earlier this evening to promote the organization's upc more
As many as eight mixed martial artists may be fighting just to hold on to a spot in the UFC, including former champ B.J. Penn. Addle-brained rationale follows...
Well, as far as months to take over The Cut List go, July was maybe a foolhardy choice. Not even a week in and we've already got two UFC events, which isn't even half of all UFC events scheduled for this month. Do all these events mean that fighters will get more leniency after a losing effort? Or does it suggest that the UFC is filling more
Urijah Faber bounced back from his crushing UFC 169 loss to Renan Barao in a big way Saturday as he defeated Alex Caceres in a UFC 175 bantamweight bout via submission in the third round.
MMA Junkie tweeted the result: Faber went right to work in the first round. The Team Alpha Male fighter wasted no time in dragging Caceres to the ground and holding him there for the duration of the round, setting the tone for a one-sided affair. The second round saw Caceres experience a little more success but more
LAS VEGAS – Ahead of tonight’s latest UFC event, The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale, MMAjunkie’s Mike Bohn takes you inside the card.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
"I shouldn't have come back."
Former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) lightweight and welterweight champion, BJ Penn, has retired from mixed martial arts (MMA) following a third-round technical knockout loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale, which took place on July 6, 2014, inside Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada.
See how it all went down right here.
"Frankie did a great job, I shouldn't have come back," Penn said in his post-fight in more
Perhaps unsurprisingly, B.J. Penn had the highest base salary of all the fighters who competed on the TUF 19 Finale on Sunday night.
There weren't any marquee names on last night's TUF 19 Finale aside from the main event fighters B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar. So it should be a surprise to no one that they were the highest earners on the card, with Edgar pocketing $260,000 and Penn $150,000. Not including the $200,000 worth of bonuses handed out, the two of them made more money than the other 20 f more
Edson Barboza rebounded from his loss to Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone with a first-round finish of Evan Dunham at UFC Fight Night 45 in Atlantic City on Wednesday. more
Dealing with a recent loss and struggles to make weight, flyweight John Lineker was on the rebound against Alptekin Ozkilic at UFC Fight Night 45 last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Ozkilic proved to have the heart of a lion, but it was Lineker who had "Hands of Stone." Read our breakdown of their acclaimed bonus-winning bout below!
Last night (Wed., July 16, 2014) Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) flyweights John Lineker and Alptekin Ozkilic threw down in a "Figh more