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Apr 24, 2012 5:54 am

Watch Todays UFC Special Press Conference In Brazil Live At 11am ET | UFC NEWS

The UFC is holding a special press conference today from Rio de Janeiro Brazil. UFC president Dana White is expected to announce the Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen bout as well as a host of other featured fights. The event was originally thought to take place on June 23 from Rio’s Joao Havelange Stadium however...

Apr 24, 2012 5:45 am

Stacked Line-Up Makes Up Just Scrap Radio Episode Two Today At 1pm ET

Broadcasting live this afternoon is the second installment of “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 2. We hit the airwaves at 1:00 p.m. ET right here on BJPENN.COM with host Jens Pulver and three special guests. Former UFC fighter Yves Edwards will weigh in with our host on all things coming out of last weekend’s UFC 145....

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 3:18 pm

PHOTO Diary | BJ Penn Travels To Sweden And Puerto Rico (Video Too)

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life a couple weeks ago. Alot has happened since the last diary publication. BJ flew into Sweden for UFC on FUEL and while there helped with UFC promotions. He than went off to Puerto Rico for some viewing parties out there,...

Apr 23, 2012 1:07 pm

Frankie Edgar | "I think" 145 pounds "is inevitable"

“We’ll see what the future holds, but I think it’s inevitable that I’ll eventually get down there,” “I was set on getting this belt back,” he said. “We don’t know what the future holds, but I didn’t want to go down on those terms.” “I’m all about fighting big fights, and fighting the best guys,...

Apr 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Brock Lesnar and the UFC Hall of Fame – Why it has to happen.

By Jason Moles: A lot has been said recently of Brock Lesnar’s (5-3) impact on mixed martial arts. Some argue that his foray into combat sports was nothing more than a flash in the pan and that his “all sizzle – no steak” legacy is inconsequential, relegating Lesnar to little more than a footnote in...

Apr 23, 2012 1:01 pm

Rashad Evans | "If an opportunity happens at 185, I'll take it." | UFC NEWS

“I’m a 205-pounder. I’ve only lost twice and I lost to a good competitor … But if an opportunity happens at 185, I’ll take it. But I like 205, I’ll just have to work my way back up and get back to a title shot.” Rashad Evans comments at the UFC 145 post fight press...

Apr 23, 2012 11:01 am

Dana White: "It's Over For Fedor" | UFC NEWS

“I really don’t hate Fedor. His management made the biggest f*** up in the history of all sports. We flew down there and tried to make Brock Lesnar vs. Fedor and it was for big, big money… They f*** laughed at it and I told them, and he’ll lie if you ask him this, I...

Apr 23, 2012 10:49 am

Video | Rampage Jackson Visits Pacquiao Training Camp

UFC Light Heavyweight Rampage Jackson visits Manny Pacquiao training camp. (Cut to 1.30 for Rampage) “I think he’s gonna destroy him. I don’t think there’s no man on this planet at his weight that can hang with him. I’ve been watching him fight for some years now, and I don’t care who he fights, I...

Apr 23, 2012 8:56 am

MMA POLL – Who is better, Jones or Silva?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. After last weekend’s UFC 145 event many analysts and MMA fans have opened the debate for who is the best fighter alive today. This designation has long been considered to go to the UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva, however Jon Jones is slowly...

Apr 23, 2012 8:46 am

Natasha Wicks | Former UFC Ring Girl Now Olympic Hopeful

By Jamie McAllister: The one time UFC ring girl Natasha Wicks comments on getting over a devastating tailbone injury and making a return to running in an interview with “It was bad enough to where it took me a whole season to have it completely realigned, and after that I was dealing with a...

Apr 23, 2012 8:29 am

Injury Made Georges St-Pierre Realize Just How Much He Loves Fighting | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: “Wherever it is, England, United States, wherever, I’ll fight. I’m just going to be happy to be back and fight. When you get hurt for a long time you’re forced to get pulled away from training, and you’re forced to stop doing what you like to do everyday,” “It makes you see...

Apr 23, 2012 8:25 am

Bellator's Ron Sparks, "I'm not that so called safe fight"

(Louisville, KY) – Popular Bellator heavyweight Ron “The Monster” Sparks (8-1) has been fighting since he was a kid. He started as a kickboxing sparring partner for friends before stepping in to the ring to compete himself. It wasn’t until he first put on MMA gloves that he truly felt he was where he needed...

Apr 23, 2012 8:03 am

Dana White Talks Lesnar Moving Back To The WWE | "I'm Happy For Him" | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After a life-threatening bout with diverticulitis, Brock Lesnar made his return to the UFC against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his comeback was shortlived though, with Brock announcing his retirement after losing the fight via TKO in the 1st round. Several months after retiring Brock struck a 12-month contract with the WWE...

Apr 23, 2012 7:42 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 5 Recap | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister: TUF Brazil returns with this weeks episode. Team Belfort are still in control after last weeks bout where Rodrigo Damm beat Macapa. Team Belfort now have a (3-0) lead with the Middleweights set to face off this week. If you have not had the chance to catch up with this weeks episode...

Apr 23, 2012 7:40 am

UFC on FOX 3 Goes Up Against Mayweather vs. Cotto

On May 5th UFC will appear on FOX for the third time with UFC on FOX 3. The main event features a lightweight battle between Jim Miller and Nate Diaz that will likely push the winner towards title contention. On the same night Floyd Mayweather will face off against Miguel Cotto. Another bold move on...

Apr 23, 2012 7:05 am

Overeem Officially Withdraws From UFC 146 & Postpones NSAC Hearing | UFC NEWS

Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC heavyweight athlete Alistair Overeem: “To my friends and fans, I am deeply saddened to announce that on Friday, April 20, I respectfully withdrew from the May 26 event so that I can request a continuance until my situation with the Nevada State Athletic...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...

Apr 22, 2012 12:16 pm

To Dethrone Jones You Need But One Man

By Lewis Mckeever: Long, wired and lanky in frame, with legs bare and thin like matchsticks. No, this isn’t the portrayal of a Jon Jones duplicate co-existing in the realms of an obscure alternate universe; this is the description of the best pound for pound fighter to ever grace Mixed Martial Arts competition. Anderson “The...

Apr 22, 2012 12:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Post-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

After outpointing former teammate Rashad Evans, UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones discusses what it felt like to defeat his “lion” of an opponent, and gives a special message to his fans. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Apr 22, 2012 11:56 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald Post-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

Highly-touted Rory MacDonald continues to justify the hype surrounding him, dominating Che Mills for two rounds before earning the TKO victory. Hear what “Ares” thought of his performance. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit