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Sep 20, 2012 9:01 am

Who's on the Hot Seat: UFC 152 Edition

  The Hot Seat is back after being forced to the sidelines because of the cancelation of UFC 151. This time we will focus on UFC 152 and which fighters are dangerously close to losing their job should they come up short on Saturday night. Toronto is certainly in for some great fights and will...

Sep 20, 2012 9:00 am

VIDEO's | UFC 152 Full Open Workouts | UFC NEWS

The UFC held the traditional pre-pay-per-view media workouts yesterday in Toronto, Ontario, Canada’s Xtreme Couture with many of the main card participants headed to this weekend’s UFC 152 event. We have compiled video’s from the session and included them on the following pages. Joseph Benavidez Open Work Out Video: Michael Bisping Open Work Out Video:...

Sep 20, 2012 8:35 am

Watch Today's UFC 152 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (Noon ET) | UFC NEWS

In anticipation for this weekends UFC 152 event the UFC is holding a special press-conference this afternoon to promote the show. Today’s event takes place at the Real Sports Bar and Grill in Toronto and UFC President Dana White as well as main card participants Jon Jones, Vitor Belfort, Demetrious Johnson, Joseph Benavidez, Brian Stann...

Sep 19, 2012 5:24 pm

PHOTO GALLERY | BJ Penn Trains For UFC On FOX 5 | UFC NEWS

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion, BJ Penn, is currently preparing for his return to action at UFC on FOX 5 against Canadian prospect, Rory MacDonald. With training camp barely underway, Penn allowed camera’s to film some of his session as he gets ready to enter into the rigorous portion of fight preparation. Proceed to...

Sep 19, 2012 11:59 am

Rashad Evans Believes He Will Fight Jon Jones Again In A Year | UFC NEWS

“I probably know a lot more about Jon Jones than most people and have such insight, so Vitor asked me to be his righthand man in preparation for the fight. I think it’s a huge mistake to consider him an underdog because this is an MMA fight. You’ve seen some of the most dramatic finishes...

Sep 19, 2012 11:44 am

Melendez Changes Tune: Open To Fourth Fight With Thomson | MMA NEWS

“I’m definitely down for it. I’d be up for it. I’m not looking forward to it right away, but I’m definitely not scared of it. I don’t think it was my best performance. I think Thomson’s a tough guy, I think we know each other well. It was a close fight and San Jose’s his...

Sep 19, 2012 11:20 am

With Mir Out, Werdum Ready To Step Up Against Cormier | MMA NEWS

“I talk to my coach Rafael Cordeiro first. I don’t know. But if maybe if they (the UFC) tries to call me and Rafael says it’s okay, I’ll fight for sure.” In an interview with our good buds over at MMAInterviews.tv, UFC heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is ready to pack up and head back to...

Sep 19, 2012 11:12 am

International Scene | Dutch MMA fighter Hyram Rodriguez becomes first European MMA champion | MMA NEWS

This past Saturday September 15th, 2012. The Dutch fighter Hyram Rodriguez successfully captured the first ever European MMA lightweight title with his Unanimous Decision win over the Danish fighter Kenneth Rosfort-Nees. The Holland based fighter had met his adversary once before, losing in his opponent’s hometown in Copenhagen through a highly controversial decision. In this...

Sep 19, 2012 11:05 am

Brian Stann Explains Move From Greg Jacksons Gym | UFC NEWS

“The shift has gone great. When I’m here in Atlanta, I’ve got an extremely great group of guys – I brought in a great group of guys. There’s a lot of focus, there’s a lot of eyes on every single round I’m putting in. There’s a tremendous focus on drilling and practicing technique every day;...

Sep 19, 2012 10:49 am

Bisping Perfectly Fine With Being Labeled As The "British Bad Boy" | UFC NEWS

“I suppose that’s the way they’re marketing it. In fact, I’m sat in this office in Las Vegas and there’s a piece of paper here that says ‘UFC 152 – Saturday. American Hero versus British Bad Boy’… That’s definitely the route that the marketing is going down but I’ve got no problem with that. The...

Sep 19, 2012 10:42 am

Vitor Belfort Prepared To Take On Jon Jones Five-Minutes At A Time | UFC NEWS

“As far as I know, I’m there to fight five minutes. If, after five minutes, nothing gets done we have another five, then I’ll have a minute’s rest and then another five. One more minute’s rest and then another five… so as far as I know we’re only going for five minutes – and then...

Sep 19, 2012 10:25 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Jake Rosholt Ready to Face Anthony Johnson

  Jake Rosholt is a three-time NCAA National Champion as well as a 4-time All-American. He is also a member of Team Takedown, a camp that consists of Jake, his younger brother Jared, Johny Hendricks and Shane Roller. Not coincidentally all of these fighters also attended Oklahoma State University. Rosholt had a brief run in...