Paddy Pimblett News
UFC stars Paddy Pimblett and Molly McCann set to take part in TV show
Harry Kettle - January 17, 2024
Renato Moicano says Paddy Pimblett’s weight gains between fights will be “very detrimental” to his career: “Look how fat he is!”
Susan Cox - January 8, 2024
Gilbert Burns comes to the defense of former training partner Paddy Pimblett: “He’s a legit fighter”
Susan Cox - January 4, 2024
Daniel Cormier expresses disappointment in Paddy Pimblett's win over Tony Ferguson: "It just looked the same"
Josh Evanoff - December 20, 2023
Paddy Pimblett lays out return plans following win over Tony Ferguson: "I wanted to fight on UFC 300"
Josh Evanoff - December 19, 2023
UFC lightweight contender Paddy Pimblett is hoping to return to the cage next summer following his recent win. ‘The Baddy’ ended a yearlong hiatus over the weekend, returning on the UFC 296 main card. There, the rising lightweight met former interim champion, Tony Ferguson. Heading into the bout, the two men were riding radically different fortunes heading into the contest, with ‘El Cucuy’ having lost seven straight.
Paddy Pimblett responds to criticism from former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos; “If he wants me to take him out, I will”
Harry Kettle - December 19, 2023
UFC star Paddy Pimblett has responded to recent criticism from former UFC champion Rafael dos Anjos. Last weekend at UFC 296, Paddy Pimblett made a statement. He was able to defeat Tony Ferguson in a dominant manner, winning back some fans who may have gone off him. Now, the Liverpudlian is looking ahead to the future as he prepares for the next step in his lightweight evolution.
Tony Ferguson issues statement after suffering seventh consecutive loss to Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296: "Keep the faith MF's"
Chris Taylor - December 17, 2023
Tony Ferguson has issued a statement after suffering his seventh consecutive loss at the hands of Paddy Pimblett last night at UFC 296. Ferguson (25-10 MMA) was looking to score his first win since defeating Donald Cerrone via TKO in June of 2019, when he took to the Octagon last night in Las Vegas. ‘El Cucuy’ had gone 0-6 over his previous six fights, a skid which included stoppage losses to Bobby Green, Nate Diaz, Michael Chandler and Justin Gaethje.
Pros react after Paddy Pimblett defeats Tony Ferguson at UFC 296
Chris Taylor - December 16, 2023
Tonight’s UFC 296 main card featured a highly anticipated lightweight bout between Paddy Pimblett and Tony Ferguson. Pimblett (21-3 MMA) was returning to action for the first time since narrowly defeating Jared Gordon at UFC 282 event last December. ‘The Baddy’ had gone a perfect 4-0 under the UFC banner ahead of tonight’s affair, this while scoring stoppage wins over Luigi Vendramini, Rodrigo Vargas and Jordan Leavitt.
UFC 296 | Pro fighters make their picks for Paddy Pimblett vs. Tony Ferguson
Cole Shelton - December 14, 2023
On the main card of UFC 296, an intriguing lightweight bout goes down as Paddy Pimblett takes on Tony Ferguson. Heading into the fight, Pimblett is a sizeable -330 favorite while ‘El Cucuy’ is a +240 underdog on FanDuel. Ahead of the scrap, BJPENN.com reached out to several pro fighters to make their picks for the title fight at UFC 296. Many of the pros made it clear they are rooting for Ferguson to turn back the clock to get the win, but don’t think it will happen.
Paddy Pimblett shares advice to the “crabs in the UFC” being paid 12/12: “Work a bit harder, show a bit of personality”
Harry Kettle - December 14, 2023
UFC star Paddy Pimblett has given his thoughts on the ongoing debate regarding fighter pay in the promotion. This weekend, Paddy Pimblett will make his return to the Octagon. He’s set to take on fan favorite Tony Ferguson, with many believing the Liverpudlian should get the job done. Either way, though, he needs to put in a positive performance, largely due to how public opinion has changed on him in the last twelve months.
Tony Ferguson unloads on "little b*tch" Paddy Pimblett ahead of UFC 296
Cole Shelton - December 13, 2023
Tony Ferguson isn’t a fan of Paddy Pimblett. Ferguson is set to return to the octagon on Saturday night at UFC 296 as he takes on Pimblett in an intriguing lightweight fight. ‘El Cucuy’ enters the fight on a six-fight losing streak and is a sizeable underdog against Pimblett who’s undefeated in the UFC.
Paddy Pimblett wants the old Tony Ferguson to show up at UFC 296, but doubts it happens: "He isn't the same fighter"
Cole Shelton - December 12, 2023
Paddy Pimblett wants Tony Ferguson to turn back the clock at UFC 296. Pimblett is set for his first fight in a year as he takes on Ferguson who’s on a six-fight losing streak. During the losing skid, Ferguson has been finished in four of those defeats, and his last win came back in June of 2019.
Paddy Pimblett admits he wants to see Tony Ferguson get another win before retiring: “I just can’t let him do it at my expense”
Harry Kettle - December 12, 2023
Bobby Green shrugs off recent callout from Paddy Pimblett: “He don’t want that”
Harry Kettle - December 1, 2023
Bobby Green has shrugged off Paddy Pimblett for calling him out recently as he prepares for his return to the cage. If there is one guy who we know is about that life in the UFC, it’s Bobby Green. ‘King’ is willing to go in there and trade with just about anyone, and at the elite level, he certainly knows how to hold his own. This weekend, he’s set to return to action against Jalin Turner, as he attempts to extend his unbeaten run to four fights.
Paddy Pimblett names two potential opponents for after he beats Tony Ferguson at UFC 296
Susan Cox - November 28, 2023
Paddy Pimblett has already named two potential opponents for after he beats Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. Yes, optimistically, ‘The Baddy’ believes he will defeat Tony Ferguson on December 16th and already has other fighters in his sights.
Paddy Pimblett responds to critics who call him ‘Paddy the fatty’ between fight camps: “Gang of wankers”
Harry Kettle - November 28, 2023
UFC star Paddy Pimblett has responded to fight fans who have criticized his weight gain between fight camps. Next month, Paddy Pimblett faces the biggest test of his career. He is set to go head to head with Tony Ferguson, one of the biggest legends in the history of the lightweight division. While ‘El Cucuy’ may be on a notable losing streak, many believe he has a real chance against ‘The Baddy’.
Paddy Pimblett hoping for Tony Ferguson-Anthony Pettis type of "war" against 'El Cucuy' at UFC 296
Cole Shelton - November 27, 2023
Paddy Pimblett is hoping for a war against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. Pimblett is set to return to the Octagon at UFC 296 against the former interim lightweight champion in a highly-anticipated matchup. It’s Pimblett’s first fight in a year while Ferguson is on a six-fight losing streak, but despite that, ‘The Baddy’ knows ‘El Cucuy’ is still a tough out.
Paddy Pimblett slams Tony Ferguson's "f*cking stupid" training with David Goggins
Josh Evanoff - November 27, 2023
Bobby Green explains why he’s picking Tony Ferguson to defeat Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296
Harry Kettle - November 21, 2023
UFC fighter Bobby Green has explained why he believes Tony Ferguson can defeat Paddy Pimblett at UFC 296. Next month at UFC 296, Tony Ferguson will attempt to break his six-fight losing streak in the Octagon. He will go head to head with Paddy Pimblett, who is considered to be a rising prospect by many in the promotion. One way or the other, someone is going to be making some headlines by the end of the night.
Paddy Pimblett explains why there is no upside to fighting Tony Ferguson at UFC 296
Susan Cox - November 14, 2023
Paddy Pimblett is explaining why there is no upside to fighting Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. UFC 296 takes place on Saturday, December 16th, at the T-Mobile Arena in Paradise, Nevada.
Paddy Pimblett claims Leon Edwards KO'd Ian Machado Garry in training before gym dispute
Cole Shelton - November 13, 2023
Paddy Pimblett says Leon Edwards knocked out Ian Machado Garry in training prior to their gym dispute. Recently, Edwards and Garry have butted heads as the Irishman claims he was kicked out of the gym where Edwards trains. Garry revealed the news to The Independent and says it came as a surprise as he thought having two elite welterweights training together made sense.
Dillon Danis wants to make his UFC debut opposite Paddy Pimblett: “The buildup alone would be electric!”
Harry Kettle - November 10, 2023
Dillon Danis has revealed that he wants to make his debut in the UFC against rising star Paddy Pimblett. Over the course of the last five years or so, Dillon Danis has been a pretty divisive figure in combat sports. From jiu-jitsu to mixed martial arts and beyond, he hasn’t exactly made many friends in that time – aside from Conor McGregor, of course, who he has known for a pretty long time. Recently, Danis opted to enter the boxing ring for a showdown with Logan Paul that didn’t go his way.
WATCH | Tony Ferguson trains with David Goggins ahead of UFC 296 return against Paddy Pimblett
Josh Evanoff - November 7, 2023
Paddy Pimblett believes he has to "make a statement" against Tony Ferguson to prove he deserves a ranked opponent
Cole Shelton - October 16, 2023
Paddy Pimblett knows he has to make a statement against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. Pimblett is set to fight for the first time in a year as he takes on Ferguson on Dec. 16. It’s a big fight for both of their careers, as Pimblett has a ton of hype while Ferguson is on a seven-fight losing skid.
Sean O’Malley believes Paddy Pimblett is in a “lose-lose” situation against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296
Harry Kettle - October 4, 2023
Sean O’Malley has explained why Paddy Pimblett could be in a lose-lose situation against Tony Ferguson at UFC 296. At UFC 296, Paddy Pimblett faces the biggest opponent of his career thus far – Tony Ferguson. ‘El Cucuy’ is a former interim lightweight champion, but with a six-fight losing streak to his name, many wonder whether or not this will serve as his final fight in the promotion. On the flip side, this is a real test for Pimblett to see where exactly he’s at in the lightweight division.