There exists a small glimmer of hope for "The American Gangster." After failing his second consecutive drug test, Chael Sonnen was relieved of his duties as an employee of Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), which included his job as co-host of "UFC Tonight" and analyst for pre/post-fight shows on FOX.
The former two-time No. 1 middleweight contender retired from active competition in mixed martial arts (MMA) following the backlash of his initial failed test, which revealed he had traces of An more
Ed Soares, the manager of Anderson Silva talks about how the Silva camp views a UFC return fight against Nick Diaz. 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
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) President Dana White was on "America's Pregame" earlier this week via FOX Sports talking about his tough decision to fire Chael Sonnen (read the full transcript here), as well as his intention to coax BJ Penn into retirement with a loss to Frankie Edgar at The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) 19 Finale this Sunday (July 6, 2014) in Las Vegas, Nevada (read that quote here). Of course, White also dishes some dirt of UFC 175 (results), the other major mixed martial arts ( more
Two-division UFC champion BJ Penn spoke with members of the media ahead of the TUF 19 Finale, where he discussed a variety of topics including how he feels at featherweight and whether he may retire following the event on Sunday. more
LAS VEGAS -- Luke Zachrich talks about his emotional victory over Guilherme Vasconcelos at UFC 175, his road back to the UFC, his gameplan entering the final round, and more. more
LAS VEGAS – It’s not often a fighter is released from the UFC, only to make it back a little more than a year later and find success. Filed under: News, UFC, Videos more
LAS VEGAS – UFC President Dana White said he and fellow fight fans will always have a special place in their heart for MMA legends like B.J. Penn.Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos more
In part two of the objective retrospective, we reflect on BJ Penn's journey to Japan, and his bout the members of the Gracie family. Was this where Penn lost the allure, or strengthened it?
In Part 2 of this trip down memory lane, I'll focus primarily in his detour following his debut, and his time spent in Japan and outside the UFC. Check out Part 1 if you can't read enough about Penn. Fans who weren't familiar with Pride Fighting Championships wouldn't understand the allure of going to Japan i more