B.J. Penn says that his legendary UFC career is over following his lopsided loss to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter Finale.
One of the true greats in mixed martial arts history has called it quits. Following a one-sided, third round TKO loss to Frankie Edgar in the main event of tonight's UFC: Ultimate Fighter Finale card, Penn told Jon Anik that his career was over.
Penn explained that he should not have attempted to return to the sport for the fight, "Frankie did a great job. I shouldn't more
He sat in the corner on a hard stool, blood streaming down his face, drawing heaving breaths between sips of water. A cutman worked on a deep gash above his left eye. Lyoto Machida, former light heavyweight champion of the world, was likely down 3-0 in rounds to the reigning middleweight champion.
Chris Weidman, the man who dethroned Machida's friend Anderson Silva (and then beat him again for good measure), was in the midst of proving doubters wrong. The doubters said Weidman beat Silva the fir 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
Despite suffering a 20-second loss to fellow "The Ultimate Fighter Brazil: 3" cast member Marcos Rogerio de Lima, Richardson "Rick Monstro" Moreira (7-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will get another shot in the UFC, and he'll make it to the middleweight division. more
No fighter ever wants to see that dreaded 'L' on their record. But losing out on your dream in a fight you believe you won? That's an even tougher pill to swallow.
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"There was no one more devastated than me," Pendred reflected on Monday's edi more
Not only did The Ultimate Fighter 18 Team Rousey member Jessamyn Duke suffer her second consecutive loss at UFC Fight Night 45 on Wednesday, she broke her left hand. more
Bellator's return to the Spike TV airwaves may have been the technical beginning of the Scott Coker era, but it featured a show built by Bjorn Rebney before his departure. Both the main and co-main event featured two season 10 tournament finals, this time in the welterweight and middleweight divisions.
In the main event between finalists Adam McDonough and Andrey Koreshkov, it would be the Russian who would go on to dominate and claim his second Bellator tournament title.
In the first frame, Kor more
Kyle Kingsbury returned to the Octagon at UFC on Fox 12 against Pat Cummins in what was likely a do-or-die situation. Over the course of 15 minutes, Cummins brutalized Kingsbury with his high level of wrestling en route to a unanimous decision victory. more
The US Men's soccer team faced Belgium for the right to play Argentina in the quarterfinals of the FIFA World Cup. Here's how the MMA world watched and reacted to the game.
It's been a great ride so far for the United States in this FIFA World Cup in Brazil. Yes, their record stands as 1-1-1, including the 1-0 loss to Germany last game, but their goal difference was good enough to see themselves through to the 2nd round ahead of Portugal.
Standing in the way of an American appearance in the quar more