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Apr 13, 2012 12:05 pm

Fitch vs Simpson In The Works For Simpson's Welterweight Debut

By Jamie McAllister: A rumored welterweight fight between Jon Fitch and Aaron Simpson is in the works according to sources close to the UFC. The bout is tentatively slated to take place at UFC 149, July 21st in Calgary, Alberta. This would be Aaron Simpsons 1st fight at welterweight, after compiling 6 wins with 3...

Apr 13, 2012 11:54 am

Poll Results | If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to know who you guys thought deserved a shot at the UFC heavyweight crown if Alistair Overeem is removed from the bout. Several fighters have thrown their name in the hat, but few have actually been considered as viable options. With that being said, it’s always...

Apr 13, 2012 11:41 am

Siver on Nunes | When He Is Pressured He Folds

By Roberto Mattos: In an interview with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Siver discusses his upcoming bout with Diego Nunes and the future of the Last Emperor. After a one-sided submission loss to Donald Cerrone, Dennis Siver has decided to drop down to featherweight and will be facing his first opponent at 145 lbs., Diego Nunes, this...

Apr 13, 2012 11:32 am

Nunes Hoping For First UFC Finish Tomorrow Night In Sweden

By Jamie McAllister: Diego Nunes a highly exiting fighter with victories over the likes of Mike Brown & Manvel Gamburyan and who had Kenny Florian rocked a few times in a back and forward fight at UFC 131. One interesting fact is he has not finished one single fight since coming to the US in...


Apr 13, 2012 10:46 am

Frank Mir Will Be Angry If Passed Up For Title Shot In Overeem's Absence

By Lorenzo Luciano: Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir is set to fight another former UFC Heavyweight Champion in Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 on May 26th, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Main Card at this event was set to be made up of all heavyweight fights for...

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...

Apr 13, 2012 9:37 am

Chael Sonnen Opens 'Mean Street' Pizza Joint In Oregon

By Jamie McAllister: What do Chael Sonnen & Pizza have in common ? Well the Middleweight number one contender has recently took out partnership on a pizza shop and will be named ‘Mean Street’ the business was formerly known as ‘Pizza Schmizza’ and closed down in January. The business located Sonnen’s home town of West...

Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 13, 2012 9:21 am

Kampmann Dreaming Of UFC In Denmark

By Jamie McAllister: UFC on FUEL TV 2 is nearly upon us and will be the first show held in Sweden and at the current rate MMA is spreading an growing across the globe Dane Martin Kampmann a native of Aarhus, Denmark living and training in Las Vegas would love to have the UFC in...

Apr 13, 2012 8:45 am

VIDEO | UFC On FUEL TV 2 Weigh-In Archive

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 13, 2012 8:35 am

PHOTO | Gustaffson vs. Silva Staredown From Today's Weigh-Ins

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson.

Apr 13, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem Breaks Silence | Confident He Will Face JDS At UFC 146

By Lewis Mckeever: With the recent alarming news of Alistair Overeem’s run in with PED troubles, anarchy has plagued the MMA sphere and “The Demolition Man” had remained as quiet as a church mouse. Until now. The enigmatic heavyweight broke his long awaited silence on the recent episode of “MMA uncensored live”. The Reem had...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Apr 13, 2012 7:51 am

NickTheFace Uploads #rallyformarkhunt Hype Video

By Lewis Mckeever: Fan favourite YouTube sensation “NickTheFace” is at it again. Due to popular demand from Mark Hunt’s twitter minions, Nick has freshly uploaded his very own #rallyformarkhunt promotional teaser. Check it out below: It certainly made the hairs on the back of my neck stand on end, how about yours?

Apr 13, 2012 7:47 am

Georges St. Pierre teams up with video game publishing giants Square Enix

By Lewis Mckeever: Down but not out. Sitting on the sidelines rehabilitating injuries has not stopped the French Candian from staying out of the headlines. As well as showing off his best poker face through recently partnering up with 888 poker, GSP has also managed to secure a deal with infamous video game studio Square...

Apr 13, 2012 7:38 am

UFC On FUEL TV 2 Weigh-In Results | All But Siver Make The Mark

The UFC is back and today marked the UFC on FUEL TV 2 official weigh-ins ceremony. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is set to take place tomorrow night from the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. In the main event Thiago Silva will return from his yearlong suspension against the fast rising Alexander Gustafsson. MAIN...

Apr 12, 2012 3:03 pm

Ed Soares: “It will be very bad for Brazil if something happens…” to the idiot Chael Sonnen

By: Jason Kindschy: The concerns for Chael Sonnen’s safety going into the rematch with champion Anderson Silva in Brazil on June 23rd seem to be very legitimate. Anderson Silva’s long time manager, Ed Soares, recently made this statement to portaldovaletudo.uol.com.br. “Hopefully people will understand that they shouldn’t do anything against Chael, just boo him. Let...

Apr 12, 2012 2:44 pm

Analyzing Alistair Overeem's TRT Defense Possibilities

By Lynn Mitchell: Amidst all the controversy Alistair Overeem has drawn to himself these past two weeks he still remains tight lipped about the whole thing.  In the days following his failed test for T/E ratio (or elevated concentration of endogenous steroid)-the MMA fans rally to move Mark Hunt up to a title shot at Junior...

Apr 12, 2012 2:11 pm

Tito Ortiz | Love Him Or Hate Him, MMA Will Miss Him Following Retirement

By Chase Raymond: When Tito Ortiz steps into the octagon at UFC 148 on July 7th 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, expect to hear no boo’s, no silence, and see no one in their seats. The one time “Huntington Beach bad boy” and now self proclaimed “Peoples Champ” will be...

Apr 12, 2012 1:47 pm

Report | UFC Headed To The UK In September

By Jamie McAllister: “Our expectation is that in September, we will be in the U.K. It won’t be Liverpool,” said Zelaznik, shooting down the rumors about Liverpool before announcing the U.K. return. “We haven’t announced the venue or the location or the date, but we will be back. The fans can rest assured, we will...

Apr 12, 2012 12:45 pm

Friday's Ultimate Fighter Live On FX | Proctor vs. Tickle Preview

By Evan Stoumbelis: This Friday on the Ultimate Fighter, Chicago native Chris “Bad Boy” Tickle is set to represent Team Cruz against Joe Proctor of Team Faber. Chris Tickle holds a 7-4 record and has quickly become one of the more recognizable cast members, with his “Bad Boy” attitude and somewhat loudmouth style. Joe Proctor...