Categories for UFC NEWS

Jan 25, 2013 10:06 am

BJPenn.Com Radio Returns on Sunday with Gilbert Melendez, Urijah Faber & Bear Frazer

  BJPenn.Com Radio is back this Sunday night at 7pm eastern with a special post UFC on Fox 6 edition. Hosts  Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by two of the worlds best lightweight fighters and a fellow Long Islander who is as charismatic as they come. Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez will...

Jan 25, 2013 9:25 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fox 6 Edition

  The UFC returns to Chicago with UFC on Fox 6: Johnson vs. Dodson, less than a year after holding their second Fox card in the same building. This card also marks a very quick turnaround from the last Fox card which was held in Seattle just seven weeks earlier. If this card is anywhere...

Jan 24, 2013 2:48 pm

Matt Hughes Joins UFC Front Office As VP Of Athlete Development | UFC NEWS

Matt Hughes, the legendary Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Famer and former two-time welterweight champion, officially announced his retirement from UFC competition today. He has eagerly accepted a new role as he joins the organization’s front office, taking the newly created position of Vice President of Athlete Development and Government Relations. To coincide with this...

Jan 24, 2013 2:46 pm

UFC Programming Hits All-Time Heights on FX | UFC NEWS

MMA fans and Tony Stark make a great combination, as both helped propel FX to the #1 most-watched television network (broadcast and cable) on Saturday night (1/19) in Adults 18-49 and all male demos. Additionally, the latest installment of The Ultimate Fighter debuted on Tuesday night (1/22) in its new timeslot to FX series highs...

Jan 24, 2013 11:26 am

Matt Hughes Officially Retires From Fighting At Today’s Press Conference | UFC NEWS

The man who many consider the most dominant champion in UFC history, Matt Hughes, retired today at the UFC on FOX 6 pre-fight press conference. UFC president Dana White announced the decision and let Matt Hughes, who was in attendance, say a few words before departing from the event. Hughes will remain an active part...

Jan 24, 2013 11:12 am

UFC on FX 7 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

10 UFC on FX 7 fighters have been suspended for injuries suffered during last weekend’s fight card in Brazil. Both Wagner Prado and Diego Nunes received the lengthiest of suspensions with 180 days out. Event headliner Michael Bisping must sit out for 60 days after suffering a TKO loss at the hands of Vitor Belfort....

Jan 24, 2013 11:01 am

Watch todays UFC on FOX 6 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC is holding their traditional pre-fight media press conference to promote this weekends UFC on FOX 6 event. Today’s festivities are taking place from Chicago’s United Center and are closed to the public. However, right here on BJPENN.COM you can catch it all live at 2:00pm ET using the streaming player above. =

Jan 24, 2013 11:00 am

Dana White Not Closing Door on GSP vs. Rory MacDonald | UFC NEWS

“You didn’t hear Georges jump in and say, ‘I will not fight Rory MacDonald.’ The way I look at that situation is, Georges is the king, he’s got the belt, he’s known as one of the greatest welterweights ever. The guy is a superstar worldwide, makes a shit-load of money (and) he’s got major massive...

Jan 24, 2013 10:57 am

Nick Diaz Admits That He Actually Likes GSP | UFC NEWS

“I like my opponent. That’s why I want to fight him. I don’t mean to say it like that, but he’s the number one guy to beat. That’s what you want. I’ve been wanting his spot. He’s got the spot. He’s the guy to beat. I like him just fine. I had no room to...

Jan 24, 2013 6:30 am

Exclusive| Vladimir Matyushenko: “I told Jon Jones He Better Win The Freaking Title”

  At 42 years old, Vladimir Matyushenko is among the very rare breed of old school MMA veterans that are still throwing down in today’s UFC against elite competition. Nicknamed “The Janitor” during his freestyle wrestling career, Matyushenko has been fighting professionally since 1997. Similar to UFC Hall of Famer Randy Couture, Matyushenko was even...

Jan 23, 2013 1:29 pm

VIDEO | Dana White’s UFC 158 Press Conference Media Scrum | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White spoke to members of the media following the UFC 158 press conference in Montreal, Quebec. White discussed a potential fight between Georges St-Pierre and Rory MacDonald, the state of the middleweight division, Ronda Rousey’s Sandy Hook video tweet, Quinton Jackson’s status with the UFC, Eddie Alvarez lawsuit, Josh Barnett update and...

Jan 23, 2013 1:03 pm


THE REEM SEASON 3 EPISODE 1: RETURN OF THE REEM from THE REEM on Vimeo. The hit web series “The Reem’ is back with a new season and the debut episode follows Alistair Overeem through training and getting relicensed with the Nevada State Athletic Commission.

Jan 23, 2013 11:58 am

Rampage Knows Teixeira Plans On Taking Him Down | UFC NEWS

“I could get excited about this type of fight, but it has been brought to my attention from my management and stuff that — and they check stuff out — that it shows Glover is really doing a lot of work on planning to take me down and holding me against the cage … stuff...

Jan 23, 2013 11:48 am

VIDEO | Signature Moves: Anthony Pettis | UFC NEWS

Anthony Pettis will forever be linked to the gravity-defying off-the-cage jumpkick he landed against Benson Henderson. Now see that kick as never before as Showtime explains the dynamic maneuver in Signature Moves.

Jan 23, 2013 11:45 am

GSP Flattered By Ronda Rousey Comments, Thinks She Is Hot Too | UFC NEWS

It wasn’t too long ago that Ronda Rousey used GSP’s looks as an example of the importance of marketing and using what you got to build your status. She stated…”I’m like, ‘Dude, if GSP was butt ugly, you wouldn’t want to know who he is so much. I think he lucked out a lot that...

Jan 23, 2013 11:41 am

Dana White Would Jump Off A Bridge If Diaz Popped For Weed Again | UFC NEWS

“Listen, I’m not his father. I mean, it would be crazy (if he tested positive again) but, it’s like when I talk to the media and stuff sometimes they’re like, ‘What are you going to do about steroids? Or what are you going to do about this, what are you going to do about that?’...

Jan 23, 2013 10:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 158: Gsp vs. Diaz Press Conference (Full Replay) | UFC NEWS

The fight MMA fans have been clamoring for for years is finally upon us and with today’s UFC 158 pre-fight press conference in the books, Georges St-Pierre vs. Nick Diaz is now official. To check out the full archive of today’s UFC 158 press conference just hit play above and enjoy!

Jan 23, 2013 9:55 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: KJ Noons, Ian McCall, Vlad Matyushenko & Mike King

  BJPenn.Com Radio is back on Wednesday night beginning at 8pm eastern. This week hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli will speak to two fighters who all have big fights coming up and one fighter who fought on the last Strikeforce card ever and by all accounts was robbed of a victory. Kicking things off...

Jan 23, 2013 9:24 am

Costa Philippou vs. Michael Bisping Needs to Happen in England this July

  Everything would have been much easier had Michael Bisping defeated Vitor Belfort this past Saturday night at UFC on FX 7 in Brazil. The outspoken Brit would’ve earned a shot at UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and the rest of the contenders would’ve waited until that bout happened before being able to stake their...

Jan 22, 2013 5:41 pm

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Mike Ricci vs. Colin Fletcher at UFC 158

  BJPenn.Com has learned that the UFC has added an exciting lightweight bout to their already stacked UFC 158 card that will take place on March 16 at The Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Two recent Ultimate Fighter finalists will meet as Montreal native Mike Ricci will take on Colin Fletcher. Ricci competed as...