Month: January 2021

7:14 PM ET A UFC Hall of Famer is in trouble with the law once again. Former UFC two-division champion BJ Penn was arrested for allegedly driving under the influence Saturday in Honokaa, Hawaii, Hawaii Police Department spokesperson Denise Laitinen told ESPN on Monday. Penn was released pending an investigation, Laitinen said. A request for
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Overeem (47-18, 1 NC, fighting out of Amsterdam, The Netherlands) aims to continue his momentum with another highlight reel finish. Among the most decorated heavyweights in MMA, the former Strikeforce champion and K-1 World Grand Prix winner has picked up thrilling KO wins over Junior Dos Santos, Mark Hunt and Brock Lesnar. Overeem now hopes
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Go behind the scenes of UFC 257: Poirier vs McGregor 2 for a closer look at the thrill of victory and agony of defeat for the athletes on fight night. Watch the full episode exclusively on UFC FIGHT PASS: https://bit.ly/3r3QWLn Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live with UFC FIGHT
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1:23 PM ET USADA gave a six-month suspension to UFC women’s bantamweight contender Raquel Pennington on Thursday for the use of two banned substances, the agency announced. According to a USADA release, Pennington informed UFC’s anti-doping partner on Nov. 17 that she had used two prohibited drugs: 7-keto-DHEA and AOD-9064. USADA tested Pennington and the
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It’s a bold move, but he’s right. At bantamweight, the list of fighters with a claim to be in the title picture is a long one, but with flyweight getting its sea legs again thanks to the emergence of champion Deiveson Figueiredo as one of the UFC’s best, a trio of wins might be all
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The UFC 257 athletes hit their marks at the official weigh-ins. Then it’s a return to tradition as they face off in front of fans at the ceremonial weigh-ins marked by only the type of energy that a Conor McGregor event can bring. Subscribe to get all the latest UFC content: http://bit.ly/2uJRzRR Experience UFC live
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7:39 PM ET UFC welterweight champion Kamaru Usman says he “shattered” his nose in sparring just two weeks before defending his 170-pound title against Jorge Masvidal in July. Usman (17-1) is scheduled to make his third title defense next month, against Gilbert Burns (19-3) at UFC 258 on Feb. 13 in Las Vegas. The matchup
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