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Sep 17, 2012 2:20 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Appears As Ring Girl In Speedo In This Invicta Promo | UFC NEWS

Invicta’s “Karate Hottie” has made a promo video for Invicta’s “got talent” competition and most notable in the video is UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones appearing as a ring “man”. Here’s the description straight from her Youtube Account:   [box_light] I Need your vote! Vote “Contestant 3#” at http://invictafc.com/invictas-got-talent/ Featuring myself “Michelle Waterson”, UFC fighters...

Sep 17, 2012 9:34 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joseph Benavidez Interview Part One

Joseph Benavidez is nothing if not persistent. The story of how he drove around looking for Urijah Faber’s gym while on vacation in California is well documented. Thankfully for him as well as the fans his persistence paid off and the two hooked up and have forged a strong bond and working relationship. Faber and...

Sep 17, 2012 9:28 am

Dana White Says "Sonnen is in Full Training Camp to Fight Jones" | UFC News

The Gangster from West Linn, Oregon is anticipating to replace former UFC heavyweight tournament winner & former UFC light heavyweight champion, Vitor Belfort and take his shot at light heavyweight belt held by Jon Jones.  UFC President, Dana White conveyed during last week’s UFC luncheon that Chael Sonnen awaits another last-minute change to UFC 152. ...

Sep 17, 2012 8:44 am

Rich Attonito steps in to meet Gunnar Nelson at UFC on FUEL TV 5 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Rich Attonito (10-5 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has stepped in to replace an injured Pascal Krauss and will now fight Gunnar Nelson (9-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC on FUEL TV 5. The former NCAA Division I wrestler, Attonito, joined the UFC after competing on “The Ultimate Fighter 11.” He won three of his first four...

Sep 17, 2012 8:41 am

Dana White: Ronda Rousey Will Be A Rockstar | UFC NEWS

“I took Ronda Rousey to the Sons of Anarchy premiere the other day. And you know how Hollywood premieres are with (expletive) people lined up and down the streets. You got the red carpet. So we pull up and you got all the Sons guys, and all the celebrities that are there from FX TV...

Sep 17, 2012 8:34 am

GSP Signs Deal with Coca-Cola Family – NOS | UFC News

  NOS Energy Drinks, a subsidiary of Coca-Cola is entering mixed martial arts for the first time as the major sponsor of this season’s of the Ultimate Fighter on FX along with a multi-year agreement with George St. Pierre as their 1st MMA athlete sponsored.   Arjun Chowdri, the director of sports and entertainment marketing...

Sep 17, 2012 8:32 am

Dana White Breaks Down The Truth Behind Fighter Pay | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White recently took some time out of his busy schedule to sit down with Fox 11 Los Angeles and while on, journalist, James Koh had his way with the UFC boss and asked the tough questions, particularly with the hot button topic of fighter pay. Here are some highlights, proceed to page...

Sep 17, 2012 8:26 am

Krzysztof Soszynski vs. Ednaldo Oliveira added to UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Krzysztof Soszynski (26-12-1 MMA, 6-3 UFC) will return to action after a year-long layoff to face Ednaldo Oliveira (13-1-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at UFC on FX 6 in December. Soszynski last entered the octagon at UFC 140 this past December, where he suffered a 35-second knockout loss to Igor Pokrajac. After the fight,...

Sep 17, 2012 8:20 am

UFC CEO Discusses The UFC's Expansion Into India | UFC NEWS

Lorenzo Fertitta just returned from a trip to India. He talks about the knowledge of MMA in the country and when the first live show may be there. Here are some highlights: “That’s a market that we think has a lot of potential, but we are literally starting from ground zero,” Fertitta said at a...

Sep 17, 2012 8:01 am

Jorge Masvidal "Will Fight For Food" I MMA News

  Fight pay has long been scrutinized by fans and fighters alike. Many fans believe that since these fighters are professional athletes, that they are taken care of and live lavish lives, never concerning themselves with the expenses of life. The reality however is a harsh contrast to the conventional thought. More often than not...

Sep 17, 2012 7:55 am

Bisping: "If I Beat Brian Stann, I'll Get The Title Shot" | UFC NEWS

“I’ve been talking about being a top contender for a long time. But the world title seems to always be one or two fights away. If I beat Brian Stann, I’ll get the title shot. It’s a tough fight. He hits hard. He will try to knock me out from the opening bell. I’ve been...

Sep 17, 2012 7:42 am

Nick Ring Set To face Costa Philippou At UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to Montreal set for Nov. 17 at the Bell Centre just got the addition of a middleweight matchup between Canadian born Nick Ring and Costa Philippou. Neil Davidson from the Canadian Press took to twitter recently with news of the booking. Nick Ring is one of the UFC’s prospects to watch...

Sep 16, 2012 6:02 pm

EXCLUSIVE VIDEO | Kyle Kingsbury Talks Steroids, Career, and Manuwa

The jump to the video is at the bottom of the page. Kyle Kingsbury is coming off a disappointing loss to Glover Teixeira, and before that a decision loss to Stephan Bonnar. He is someone who admittedly looks forward to putting on a fight of the night type performance and doesn’t mind if it’s coming...

Sep 16, 2012 11:18 am

Legacy Fighting Championships Showcases Exciting Young Talent

This past Friday night, Legacy Fighting Championships showcased a few young and exciting fighters that we should all keep our eyes on in the near future. Darrion Caldwell is a featherweight who is currently training with Ryan Bader, CB Dolloway and Aaron Simpson at Power MMA in Arizona. Caldwell decided against fighting as an amateur...

Sep 16, 2012 8:31 am

PODCAST: #6 BJPenn.Com Radio: Joey Beltran, Jake Rosholt & Matt Brown

Tonight on BJPenn.com Radio, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will be joined by three ultra-tough MMA stars including UFC light heavyweight slugger Joey Beltran, former UFC middleweight Jake Rosholt and devastating UFC welterweight Matt “The Immortal” Brown. After being cut from the UFC’s heavyweight division at the start of the year, Beltran returned to...

Sep 15, 2012 10:27 am

St-Pierre Open To Random Drug Testing For Condit Fight? | UFC NEWS

Apparently Rory MacDonald’s induction into the VADA program has inspired TriStar Gym’s head coach, Firas Zahabi, who recently told Canadian media outlet Sportsnet.ca that he wants UFC welterweight champion GSP to enter into the program as well. “If Rory can do it, then why not Georges? Why not, let’s do it,” said Zahabi. For their...

Sep 15, 2012 10:26 am

Dana White: Machida Is Fighting Dan Henderson Next | UFC NEWS

With all the injuries, cancellations and switching of opponents in the past several months, headlines have shifted to everything from he/said-she/said to who-is-fighting-who and so on. Up until now what we have failed to get a grasp on who will Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida, men who are simultaneous #1 contenders, fight next now that...

Sep 15, 2012 10:26 am

Bisping Goes After Team Alpha Male | UFC NEWS

As we all have learned over the past several years, British middleweight Michael “The Count” Bisping rarely has a filter. As such, while in attendance at the UFC 152 pre-fight press-conference, “The Count” told onlookers that he felt his fight with Brain Stann should be placed higher than the flyweight title fight between Joseph Benavidez...

Sep 15, 2012 10:05 am

VIDEO | Vitor Belfort's Last Week Of Intense Blackzilian Training | UFC NEWS

Vitor Belfort is in his final week of intense training at Blackzilians HQ in South Florida. To him, his upcoming fight with Jon Jones is a fight of old school vs new school, yet he’s ready for this new breed of UFC fighters. “You know, it’s this: I come from back in the old school,...