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May 30, 2012 1:30 am

A Confident Ben Henderson Proclaims That Edgar Will Never Ever Beat Him | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson comments to Bloodyelbow. Henderson comments on his last fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 144. He also comments on their rematch which is expected to take place at UFC 150. “Who knows? I think a part of that is Dana White being the big boss man and...

May 29, 2012 3:57 pm

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir Salary Report | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 took place on May 26th at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. This was the first entire heavyweight main card and nearly every fight delivered excitement and a finish with nine finishes total on the incredible twelve fight card. Junior dos Santos successfully defended his belt in the main event....

May 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Anderson Silva Confirms Knee Is OK – Ready To Fight Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Recently, reports had been surfacing that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva had injured his knee in training and would seek medical attention to verify his ability to fight July 7 against Chael Sonnen. Luckily the champ has seen a doctor and tweeted that his knee is “doing very well”. “Gennnteeee my knee is...

May 29, 2012 12:52 pm

Ellenberger: "I Can Go Five Rounds" | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Jake Ellenberger comments while on MMAWeekly Radio. Jake Ellenberger hits back at claims he has issues with his cardio following the Diego Sanchez fight. “Well first I think Diego is an extremely tough fight. I think he’s a tough fight for anybody in the world. He would be a tough fight for...

May 29, 2012 12:44 pm

Jon Jones Pleads Guilty to DWI | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones pleaded guilty on Tuesday morning to DWI charge. The incident was on May 19th and Jones drove his Bentley into a telephone pole however no other vehicles were involved. According to WBNG News Jones pleaded guilty as part of a plea bargain with the District Attorney’s...

May 29, 2012 8:09 am

Just Scrap Radio Returns Today At 1pm ET Live on BJPENN.COM

“Just Scrap Radio” is back with another killer lineup this week. We will start the show off with a member of NASCAR’s royal family, Jeffrey Earnhardt. Jeffrey recently made his MMA debut and we plan to go all in with him to get his thoughts on the sport, his favorite martial arts styles and what...

May 29, 2012 7:19 am

Report: Anderson Silva Suffered Possible Training Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a knee injury during training.  This could affect his July 7th title defense against number one contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148.   TATAME reports: UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva was honored by Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation this Monday, but the day wasn’t all about good news. The fighter revealed to the pressthat...

May 29, 2012 7:14 am

Mayhem Miller Retires From Mixed Martial Arts Following Latest Loss | UFC NEWS

It was no secret that Jason “Mayhem” Miller was in desperate need of a win Saturday night at UFC 146. Unfortunately, that win did not come and Mayhem’s current UFC losing stint grew to two straight (0-3 overall). The loss however was the beginning of a somewhat odd night for Miller, following the fight, in...

May 29, 2012 12:53 am

Matt Serra Not Hanging Them Up, Just Waiting For Right Return | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Matt Serra comments while on the MMAHour. Serra comments on a number of things at the top of the list his potential return to the octagon. When asked if we would see him compete inside the octagon again. “I’m going to say if I have to lean one way I’m definitely going...

May 29, 2012 12:32 am

Alistair Overeem Will Return To The UFC, Dana White Won't Deal With Him | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White comments on Alistair Overeem’s future following UFC 146. White firstly comments on Overeem returning after his suspension. “He lied to me. He sat in front of us, he lied to us, I’m not interested. I don’t have to deal with people I don’t want to deal with and I don’t...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

May 28, 2012 11:29 am

Report: The White / Lesnar Meeting Did Not Go Well | UFC NEWS

Brock Lesnar turned heads in the arena by showing up in the front row and chatting up both Zuffa president Dana White and CEO Lorenzo Fertitta.  Dana White told reporters at the post-fight press conference he would be meeting with Lesnar face-to-face later that night and that “anything (was) possible.”   The Wrestling Observer‘s Dave Meltzer reported Brock...

May 28, 2012 9:30 am

Mike Brown Retires On A High Following Victory Over Pineda At UFC 146 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After defeating Daniel Pineda at UFC 146 via unanimous decision Mike Brown has decided to retire. After the bout, Dave Meltzer reported in The Wrestling Observer that the 36-year-old Brown, a former WEC champion who had struggled to a 4-3 record since losing the title to Jose Aldo in 2009, had decided...

May 28, 2012 9:14 am

VIDEO | Silva To Sonnen: Brazil Must Be Respected | UFC NEWS

The champ and pound-for-pound greatest fighter on the planet, Anderson Silva, is demanding respect for his native land of Brazil. Will a win over Sonnen this July halt the verbal war against Brazil Chael has employed over the last several years?

May 28, 2012 9:00 am

Oliveira vs. Izquierdo set for UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added a lightweight bout to their July 7 fight card in Las Vegas. The bout will put Rafaello Oliveira opposite Yoislandy Izquierdo in preliminary card action. The July 7 event has been dubbed “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” and will feature a middleweight title fight (rematch) between champion Anderson Silva and...

May 28, 2012 8:33 am

UFC President | Jon Jones Needs A Lot Of Guidance | UFC NEWS

“I’m not involved in all the legal stuff that’s going on with Jones but yeah, he flew out a few nights ago and sat down with me and Lorenzo and talked. I like Jon Jones. He’s a good guy, he’s a young kid. He made a mistake that night and we’ll see what happens. …...

May 28, 2012 8:07 am

VIDEO | Big Nog Does Brazil's Dancing With The Stars | UFC NEWS

For the first time ever “Big Nog” was absent from the corner of Junior Dos Santos last Saturday when the champ faced off with Frank Mir at UFC 146. This recently released footage of the former champ on Brazil’s version of Dancing with the Stars sheds light on why he was missing.

May 28, 2012 7:48 am

Mayhem Miller's Lackluster UFC Career | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis On Saturday night, during the UFC 146 prelims, we saw Jason “Mayhem” Miller face TUF runner-up CB Dollaway. After rocking Dollaway twice, the fight went to a decision, and Dollaway won the fight via unanimous decision. During the post-fight press conference Dana White said that the UFC was done with the charismatic...

May 28, 2012 3:52 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 10 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister On last weeks episode the final bout of the quarter finals took place with Delson “Pe De Chumbo” Heleno of Team Wanderlei being defeated by Sergio “Serginho” Moraes of Team Belfort via rear-naked-choke in the first round. Due to Team Belfort dominating the competition with 7 of 8 semi-final spots the teams...

May 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Whats Next For UFC 146 Winners And Losers | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 brought us one of the fastest and most exciting cards of the year with nine finishes, six of which came by way of TKO/KO and three by submission. The card was stacked head to toe due to the all heavyweight main card, which forced fantastic fights such as Hardy vs. Ludwig or Varner...

May 27, 2012 3:04 pm

Aftermath | The Best And Worst Of UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 was a battle of the Goliaths ending quicker than scheduled due to a night full of finishes that did not disappoint. Main Card Lavar Johnson was looking to knock out the “Skyscraper”.   They clinch,  Stefan Struve jumps guard and submits Lavar Johnson with his superior grappling via armbar  in Round 1 ending this...

May 27, 2012 12:12 pm

VIDEO | Dana White Hints At Possible Brock Lesnar Return | UFC NEWS

“He texted me and said, ‘I want to come to the fight, but keep it quiet because I don’t want to tell anybody. He said, ‘What are you doing tonight? … I want to talk face to face… You never know with him. He might want to come back. He might just want to hang...