Rematch in the works for B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar

HAWAII – According to B.J. Penn, the UFC has contacted him about a rematch against Frankie Edgar for the UFC Lightweight Title. Penn said things are only tentative at this point. However, at least it gives the fans an indication which way the UFC brass is leaning. Rematches do not generally take place when there … Read more

Frankie Edgar has the answer for B.J. Penn, takes home the UFC lightweight title

ABU DHABI –┬áIt was not a dominating victory for Frankie Edgar, although the judges gave him the unanimous decision over B.J. Penn at UFC 112 Saturday night in Abu Dhabi. However, the New Jersey lightweight used his speed and footwork to get in and out, and out-point Penn, ultimately taking the title away from the … Read more

UFC 94: B.J. Penn interview (video)

B.J. Penn lays it all out in this pre-UFC 94 interview. B.J. says that he brings really good boxing, good Brazilian jiu-jitsu, and a strong mental game and GSP brings good wrestling and good kickboxing but B.J. is unsure about GSP’s mental strength. He also says if he wins the UFC Welterweight Title from GSP, … Read more

My side of the story; Jamie Varner

The WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner (16-2 MMA, 4-0 WEC) stopped by Pro MMA Radio on Monday evening to talk to Larry Pepe about his controversial victory last night over Donald ‘Cowboy’ Cerrone (9-1 MMA, 3-1 WEC) and the fan outcry that has followed.

In his first interview following the fight Varner was clearly heated but felt it important to share his side of the story, to explain why he apologized, and to clarify exactly what went down.

Jamie Varner and Donald Cerrone fought four hard rounds Sunday night for the WEC Lightweight Title. The fifth round began just as exciting as the previous four and then it happened, Cerrone threw a knee to a downed Jamie Varner. The referee stepped in, stopped the fight, and brought in the doctor. Varner could not see therefore, could not continue and ends up winning a split decision in one of the most controversial endings in recent memory.

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Cowboy fails to take Jamie Varner’s WEC Lightweight Title

Jamie “C-4” Varner (16-2) was able to retain his WEC Lightweight Title tonight in San Diego by out pointing Donald Cerrone (9-1) and handing “Cowboy” his very first professional loss.

The title fight, scheduled for five rounds went to the judges’ cards prior to the final bell due to an illegal knee from Cerrone that caught Varner on the temple with a minute and fifty seconds left in round five. Varner was given adequate time to recover after the incident but was unable to continue and told the doctor he could not see. If a fighter wants the fight to continue he cannot tell the doctor he is unable to see.

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