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UFC strawweight Paige VanZant goes after 'Dancing with the Stars' crown tonight

LOS ANGELES – Throughout “Dancing with the Stars,” Paige VanZant consistently told us she was merely happy to be a part of the show. But before Monday’s show, which was the first of a two-night finale, VanZant admitted as long as she was there, she might (...)

10-fight UFC veteran James Te Huna announces MMA retirement after 13 years as pro

It hasn’t been smooth sailing for James Te Huna in the octagon lately. On Monday, the veteran fighter announced he has retired from competition. Filed under: News, UFC

Bantamweights Felipe Arantes, Jerrod Sanders booked for UFC Fight Night 90 bout in Las Vegas

Another fight has been added to the growing lineup for UFC Fight Night 90 in July. Filed under: News, UFC

B.J. Penn after suspension: 'I had no idea that IV use was banned 365 days a year'

In the wake of being suspended and pulled from next month’s UFC 199 card, B.J. Penn has issued a statement about the USADA rule he violated.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

B.J. Penn off UFC 199 due to USADA violation

B.J. Penn’s strange odyssey back to the UFC octagon took another detour today as the UFC announced the former lightweight and welterweight champion has been suspended after disclosing IV use that is prohibited by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.Filed under: Featured, (...)

Video: Paige VanZant discusses 'Dancing with the Stars' transformation ahead of finale

LOS ANGELES – At long last, Paige VanZant has the coveted Mirror Ball Trophy in her sights. Filed under: Featured, Featured Videos, News, UFC, Videos

Titan FC 39 complete with pair of title fights headlining June 10 card in Miami

Titan FC 39 has added a second title fight, and a total of eight more fights, to complete the June 10 card.Filed under: News

Robert Drysdale teaches jiu-jitsu online, but says it’s different than others

Jiu-jitsu champ, fighter and “The Ultimate Fighter 23” coach Robert Drysdale recently made headlines for calling out Gracie brothers Rener and Ryron for “selling belts” on the Internet.Filed under: News

Bellator 157's Michael Chandler wanted to take belt from 'unemployed guy' Will Brooks

Michael Chandler is at peace with the fact he may never get the chance to avenge his two career losses to Will Brooks. Knowing that will make it all the easier to wear Brooks’ now former Bellator lightweight title, he said.Filed under: Bellator, News

UFC 200’s Derek Brunson believes with USADA in the picture, he’s in line for title

When ex-UFC middleweight champ Chris Weidman was forced out of next month’s UFC 199, Derek Brunson was among those lobbying for the opportunity to fight champ Luke Rockhold.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos

UFC 199's Cole Miller: It's a 'farce' to think I can't submit UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn

By traditional standards, veteran UFC lightweight Cole Miller might have a disadvantage coming into a short-notice fight with UFC Hall of Famer B.J. Penn.Filed under: News, UFC

UFC on FOX 20's Edson Barboza expects 'big, big war' with Melendez, wants title shot with win

Edson Barboza is coming off the biggest win of his career against former UFC and WEC champion Anthony Pettis. His plan for an encore is to beat a former Strikeforce titleholder.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

Beyond pressure and praise, UFC Fight Night 88's Thomas Almeida keeps eye on bantamweight gold

Talking to UFC Fight Night 88’s Thomas Almeida has a peculiar “Jekyll and Hyde” feel to it. On one hand, you have the vicious striker. On the other, you have a soft-spoken, reserved 24-year-old with polished speech.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

MMAjunkie Radio (1 p.m. ET): Wrapping up Bellator 154, plus McGregor-Mayweather, UFC 199, more

MMAjunkie Radio kicks off today at 1 p.m. ET (10 a.m. PT) with a wrap-up of this past weekend’s Bellator 154 card and a look ahead at what’s coming down the pipeline.Filed under: Bellator, MMAjunkie Radio, News, UFC

Unable to relax after submission loss, UFC 199's Beneil Dariush glad for quick turnaround

A funny thing happened not long after Beneil Dariush found himself almost inexplicably tapping out to a Michael Chiesa rear-naked choke in April.Filed under: Featured Videos, News, Radio Highlight, UFC, Videos

'King Mo' Lawal analyzes Bellator 154 loss to Phil Davis, meh on talk of fight with Tito Ortiz

Following his loss to Phil Davis in the Bellator 154 main event, Muhammed Lawal said he isn’t quite sure just what MMA judges want to see.Filed under: Bellator, Featured, News, Videos

With heated rivals in title fights, 'Countdown to UFC 199: Bad Blood' debuts May 30 on FOX Sports 1

The UFC’s traditional pre-event show returns in a week with the debut of “Countdown to UFC 199: Bad Blood” on FOX Sports 1.Filed under: News, UFC

Lineup set for June's UFC 199 in Southern California with Rockhold-Bisping, Cruz-Faber title fights

It had to get a makeover at the top, but the UFC 199 lineup is official for next month in Southern California, and it still features a pair of title fights.Filed under: News, UFC, Videos

MMAjunkie reader predictions: Make your picks for UFC Fight Night 88

We want your predictions for Sunday’s UFC Fight Night 88 event in Las Vegas.Filed under: News, UFC

Trading Shots: Why are MMA fans so fascinated by Mayweather vs. McGregor?

In this week’s Trading Shots, so now Floyd Mayweather vs. Conor McGregor is the fantasy match-up that fight fans are obsessed with? Danny Downes and Ben Fowlkes try to figure out why, and what it says about us.Filed under: Featured, News, UFC

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