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Jul 19, 2012 8:35 am

Hendo On Jones: He Is Sloppy And Still Has A Lot To Learn | UFC NEWS

“He’s young and sloppy a little bit. He still has a lot to learn, technically. My focus is to win every round, not to land the ‘H-bomb/ I’ll make sure I win every round and if I hit him good along the way, hopefully it knocks him out. A lot of people who think [Jones...

Jul 19, 2012 8:25 am

Rockhold vs. Kennedy broadcast pulls average numbers | MMA NEWS

Yahoo Sports reported earlier today that the numbers for this past Saturday’s Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Kennedy card drew an audience of 420,000 viewers. “While that isn’t a blockbuster number, it holds up well in relation to the promotion’s other offerings on Showtime. The Heavyweight Grand Prix Final in May did slightly better at 463,000 viewers,...

Jul 19, 2012 8:24 am

Tim Boetsch Out To Prove He Is A Title Challenger By KO’ing Lombard | UFC NEWS

“Knocking out Hector Lombard proves I’m next in line for a middleweight title shot. Honestly, I don’t mind flying under the radar. I like coming into these fights as the underdog. I know Hector’s the favorite and that’s fine by me. I like surprising people. I think this fight with Hector is gonna streamline my...


Jul 19, 2012 8:14 am

Watch Today’s UFC 149 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live On BJPENN.COM (2pm ET)

The UFC 149: Faber vs. Barao pre-fight press conference is set to go down today at Flames Central in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. UFC president Dana White along with main card fighters from this Saturdays event are expected to be in attendance. The press event kicks off at 2 p.m. ET and will be broadcast live...

Jul 19, 2012 8:02 am

VIDEO | Meet Hector Lombard | UFC NEWS

The middleweight division’s newest title hopeful, Hector Lombard describes his long journey in the world of MMA, and why his first UFC fight will be the most important of his eight-year fighting career.

Jul 19, 2012 7:29 am

Why Chris Weidman Is Not Next In Line I Editorial

  Any fighter who is on the cusp of the title picture calls out the champ of their respective weight class after a big win. Its just instinct. You just won a fight and now feel that you can beat anyone on Earth as the adrenaline continues to course through your veins. Whether or not...

Jul 18, 2012 11:20 am

Magalhaes vs. Pokrajac Booked For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Ultimate Fighter season 8 runner up Vinny Magalhaes has inked a deal with the UFC. His first opponent is rumored to be Igor Pokrajac at UFC 152. The bout has yet to be confirmed by UFC officials, as is Magalhaes’ newly inked contract, but it was reported by Canadian Sportsnet reporter Joe...

Jul 18, 2012 10:18 am

Overeem Says He Is Trying To Get Licensed Early | UFC NEWS

  Alistair Overeem has had his share of legal troubles over the past few months and has been a ghost since his suspension from competition due to a failed drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. Now, the Dutch UFC heavyweight says he plans to come back in December and continue his title hunt against...

Jul 18, 2012 10:15 am

Guillard: No Way Cerrone Beats Me | UFC NEWS

“Things could be entirely different at this stage in my life, if I hadn’t beaten Camoes at UFC 148, who knows where I would be right now. Instead, I’m co-headlining a UFC pay-per-view for Mr. Lorenzo and Mr. Dana and all the fans, and in a fight that I think will be the Fight of...

Jul 18, 2012 10:04 am

Fertitta Breaks Down The Most Important UFC Battles In History | UFC NEWS

The UFC has its fair share of memorable moments unforgettable icons. But where do these historic fights stack up in the eyes of UFC owner, Lorenzo Fertitta? Dave Deibert of Postmedia News shared his top ten list with Fertitta at UFC 148 to get his opinion on these 10 historic fights that helped define the...

Jul 18, 2012 10:03 am

Chael Sonnen Fires Back At Rampage Jackson | UFC NEWS

“Rampage has one fight left in the UFC and he isn’t fighting me. I give you that answer because I am sitting here wearing my fancy suit, with an ear piece on and I have been branded an analyst on the number one UFC show on TV today. But if you had asked me outside,...

Jul 17, 2012 12:22 pm

Middleweight powers shift in latest ESPN rankings

ESPN.com updated their power rankings for the middleweight division’s top 10 MMA fighters. Topping the list as always is UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva followed surprisingly by Vitor Belfort. By most accounts Chael Sonnen despite his 2nd loss to Silva, or Chris Weidman should probably have that spot. According to ESPN they are stalemated in...

Jul 17, 2012 12:20 pm

The Association Of Boxing Commissions Addresses Scoring System In MMA | MMA NEWS

This year at the Association of Boxing Commissions (ABC) annual conference, the commission removed last year’s proposed half-point scoring system while redefining many Unified Rules for MMA, a decision with a direct effect on mixed martial arts’ scoring. After a year of a voluntary evaluation period granted to the half-point system proposed by Doc Hamilton...

Jul 17, 2012 10:03 am

Cormier Expected To Make Final Fight For Strikeforce In September | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Saturday, Strikeforce broadcasters reported that undefeated fighter Daniel Cormier will have his final Strikeforce fight on September 29th. The promotion has yet to announce Cormier’s opponent, but after the fight, Cormier will be making the jump to the UFC regardless of the outcome. Rumors circulated that his opponent would be Josh...

Jul 17, 2012 10:01 am

Coker Says No Strikeforce Champs Will Take Off To The UFC | MMA NEWS

  Since the UFC’s blockbuster purchase of rival organization, Strikeforce, the UFC has really run the show and turned Strikeforce into a much more marketable company. The UFC has also taken the liberty to import some top fighters to compete at the highest level of MMA in the UFC. Such notable names include former Strikeforce...

Jul 17, 2012 9:39 am

Vitor Belfort Looking For A Piece Of Chris Weidman | UFC NEWS

“(Chris) Weidman, or the winner of the Cuban vs. (Tim) Boetsch. I’m waiting for my confirmation on the Rio card, see who’s gonna be my opponent. Nobody send me anything yet. I believe I’ll get an answer on that next week. Muñoz has no guard, he’s not a jiu-jitsu fighter. That’s a wrestler vs. wrestler...

Jul 17, 2012 9:27 am

Jacare Accepts Rockholds Challenge! Wants Rematch | MMA NEWS

“He challenged me because our last fight was so close. He feels he needs to show himself that he’s able to defeat me,” Souza told TATAME. “If he wants to fight me, I want my belt back. I wanna prove the world that that fight is past and I can defeat him, in five, six...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Tim Boetsch Honored To Be The Man To KO Lombard | UFC NEWS

  UFC middleweight, Tim Boetsch talked to Sherdog Radio Network’s, Jordan Breen Show about his highly anticipated fight with promotional newcomer and top middleweight prospect, Hector Lombard. Boetsch was originally slated to fight Michael Bisping at the upcoming UFC 149 card but the injury bug hit and shook up the middleweight division leaving Boetsch and Lombard...

Jul 17, 2012 9:23 am

Rockhold Seeks closure With A Potential Jacare Rematch | MMA NEWS

“[There will be] many more [defenses] to come. I’m not giving it up. I’ll be damned if anybody takes this belt from me. There are quite a few new middleweights in the division now, like Lorenz Larkin and Roger Gracie, but I think ‘Jacare’ is the most likely challenger, as long as he wins [his...

Jul 17, 2012 9:19 am

Rampage Jackson: F**K Chael Sonnen And That Crybaby Forrest Griffin | UFC NEWS

“Tito won. Forrest even knew it, that’s why he ran out of the cage like a little crybaby like he always does. C’mon. Somebody told him, ‘Forrest, get your ass back to the cage! You won, idiot! We’re gonna give it to you!’ Stupid, man. I think Chael should keep his word and leave the...