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Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 21, 2012 11:43 pm

Dan Henderson Named Next Challenger For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

He has waited for his chance and following tonight’s UFC 145 main event he has got it. Dan Henderson has been named as the next challenger for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title currently held by Jon Jones. After his departure from the UFC, Dan Henderson successfully climbed the Strikeforce ranks to earn the Strikeforce light-heavyweight title....

Apr 21, 2012 11:32 pm

UFC 145 Jones vs. Evans | Lackluster Main Event A STALEmate

Jon Jones defended his belt against who was supposed to be his biggest test Rashad Evans. Instead of it being a test or a highlight reel of strikes and domination it was a lot of sparring. One pressed forward while the other backed up. It is easy to say that this fight did not live...

Apr 21, 2012 11:23 pm

UFC 145 Fight Of The Night Recap | Mark Hominick vs Eddie Yagin | UFC NEWS

The first round started with Hominick rushing out of the cage & Yagin blazing out with clean punches getting Hominick to the ground. It seem like the fight was over but Hominick somehow managed to survive Yagin’s barrage of attacks continuing on getting a few punches in. Yagin sent Hominick back to his corner with 2 busted up...


Apr 21, 2012 11:22 pm

Rothwell, Browne, Yagin and Hominick Take Home $65k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 145 went down tonight at Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event Jon Jones outworked Rashad Evans in route to a unanimous decision victory to retain his UFC light-heavyweight title. For their parts in the evenings card Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick took home an additional $65,000 in Fight Night...

Apr 21, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Live Results

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 21, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Discussion Thread

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 21, 2012 1:11 am

Alverez beats Aoki, Avenges loss | MMA NEWS

Eddie Alvarez finally avenged his 2008 loss to Shinya Aoki by finishing the bjj ace via 1st round TKO at Bellator 66. After a short feeling out process and a failed attempt at getting Alvarez to the mat, Aoki lead with a reckless right elbow, leaving him exposed to a hard right hand landed by...

Apr 21, 2012 1:06 am

UFC 146 | Mir Promoted To Main Event Against JDS | UFC NEWS

UFC Boss man Dana White releases a tweet-bomb saying,“Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 the Mir vs JDS for the Heavyweight title in Las Vegasat the MGM Grand”. This comes as a surprise considering the fact that Alistair Overeem who was slated to face Junior Dos Santos on May 26th at UFC 146 and is set to...

Apr 20, 2012 1:33 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is set to go down tomorrow night from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. Today the UFC held the official weigh-in ceremony, making all 12-bouts on tomorrow night’s card official. In the main event Rashad Evans challenges Jon Jones for his UFC light-heavyweight title. Full Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs....

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 20, 2012 11:30 am

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Says MMA is Growing Leaps and Bounds

By Lynn Mitchell: BJ Penn was the inaugural guest of Just Scrap Radio after attending UFC on Fuel 2 Gustafsson vs Silva – the 1st UFC Sweden.  The interview began with The Prodigy expressing to Pulver and the listeners  the explosive growth of MMA and the UFC. “It was a great show – it goes to show how much...

Apr 20, 2012 9:29 am

Couture | Sonnen And Hendo Have The Best Styles To Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

Captain America took some time off from Avenging stuff to give his prediction (or lack thereof) for the main event this Saturday between Champion Jon Jones and former champion Rashad Evans. Couture spoke to ‘Five Ounces of Pain’, stating, “I really don’t have a prediction and I could make a case for either fighter winning...

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Apr 20, 2012 9:09 am

Watch Todays UFC 145 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4pm ET)

The “UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans” weigh-ins ceremony is set to go down today from Atlanta’s Fox Theatre. Fighters are expected to hit the scales at 4 p.m. ET and make their bouts official for tomorrow night. As always, we will be providing a free live stream of the event. Use the player below to...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 20, 2012 8:47 am

Mark Muñoz Eyeing Possible Fight with Chris Weidman in July

By George Deutsch: Bone spurs. That’s what stood between Mark Muñoz (12-2) and a shot at top UFC middleweight contender Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox 2 this past January. Had Muñoz won the No. 1 contender matchup, he would’ve gotten a long-awaited championship bout with current middleweight titleholder Anderson “the Spider” Silva. But it...

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...