Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar expects a different BJ Penn but the same result in their third fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale on July 5. more
Anthony Pettis will defend his UFC lightweight title December 6 against top contender Gilbert Melendez at UFC 181.
The fight will be Pettis' first title defense. For that matter, it's the first bout of any kind for "Showtime" since he won the belt from Benson Henderson last August at UFC 164.
Pettis himself broke the news Monday while a guest on The MMA Hour broadcast with host Ariel Helwani. "December 6 is going to be the date of my next fight; it'll be out here in Vegas," Pettis said. "I got w more
On Monday, UFC lightweight champion Anthony Pettis and former Strikeforce titleholder Gilbert Melendez began filming the twentieth season of The Ultimate Fighter in Las Vegas, NV. While the show has, in large part, become formulaic and stale, especially after a recent listless nineteenth season, this upcoming iteration at least promises a few fresh caveats, as it will not only introduce a brand new weight class to UFC audiences -- the women's 115-pound division -- but it will also crown a new ch more
Bloody Elbow recently interviewed former Lightweight champion and Featherweight top contender staple, Frankie Edgar, who discussed time management with an increasing family unit, why he's not worried about a "motivated" BJ Penn, and his plans for the future.
Riding just a hair under the fight radar this weekend is Sunday night's TUF 19 finale card. The UFC is heavily promoting the 175 card, but if you really want more than a weekend of fan expo and fight action, you really should book your Sunda more
Anthony Pettis will return to the octagon to defend his UFC lightweight title against Gilbert Melendez in December.
Anthony Pettis will return to UFC action this December on what could be a massive card.
The UFC lightweight champion announced on yesterday's edition of The MMA Hour that he will be facing Gilbert Melendez on December 6 in Las Vegas. That event, which appears as though it will be UFC 181, still doesn't have a venue set as of now.
However, the December 6 date is also the event that more
MMA Fighting has the TUF 19 Finale fight card for the Edgar vs. Penn 3 event at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on July 6.In the main event, Frankie Edgar and B.J. Penn will square off for the third time, but the first one at featherweight. Edgar has defeated Penn twice via unanimous decision at UFC 112 and UFC 118 at lightweight.Check out the TUF 19 Finale fight card below.Main card (FOX Sports 1 at 9 p.m ET)Frankie Edgar vs. B.J. PennCorey Anderson vs. Matt Van Buren (TUF light hea more
A quick look back at the B.J. Penn vs. Frankie Edgar fight along with complete results for the finale card for The Ultimate Fighter 19.
UFC 31 feels like a lifetime ago. I was getting ready to graduate from high school and still finding ways to feed my MMA habit when B.J. Penn exploded onto the scene with a destruction of Joey Gilbert. His explosive striking mixed with his Brazilian jiu-jitsu bona fides made him seem like one of the most special individuals to ever step into the cage.
Now isn't more
Watch highlights from the Frankie Edgar vs. BJ Penn fight at The Ultimate Fighter 19 Finale in Las Vegas, which took place on Sunday, July 6, at Mandalay Bay. more
Legendary former champion BJ Penn cut down to featherweight in an attempt to avenge his two losses to archrival Frankie Edgar in the headliner of last night's (Sun., July 6, 2014) TUF 19 Finale from Las Vegas, Nevada. However, Edgar proved that the game may have passed Penn by with a convincing performance. Check out our breakdown of "The Answer's" stoppage win below!
Last night (Sun., July 6, 2014) longtime Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) rivals Frankie Edgar and BJ Penn went to war in the more