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Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Mar 3, 2012 7:45 am

Video | UFC on FX 2 Main Event Highlight

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...


Mar 2, 2012 11:07 am

"UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves" Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. The preliminary Card on Facebook.com kicks off at...

Mar 2, 2012 10:59 am

Live "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" Weigh-In Results (5PM ET)

Strikeforce is holding their “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” official weigh-in ceremony today in Columbus Ohio. BJPENN.COM will be there on scene to provide the official weigh-in results this afternoon as all participating fighters hit the scales to make their bouts official. “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” takes place tomorrow night from Columbus Ohio’s Nationwide Arena. The...

Mar 2, 2012 10:51 am

UFC Champ Dominick Cruz to be Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight champion, and one of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter Live coaches, Dominick Cruz, is headed to Phoenix to act as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday, March 4 at Phoenix International Raceway. The champ will participate in pre-race ceremonies and will make appearances onsite...

Mar 2, 2012 10:37 am

This Week In MMA Culture | Anderson Silva Nike Ad, Hamill's Beer & More!!!

The sport of Mixed Martial Arts is well on its way to mainstream acceptance. With that kind of notoriety comes a culture, a culture influenced by the sport, its athletes and all the personalities that support it. With so many random items kicking off here and there throughout each week, I find that now there...

Mar 2, 2012 10:08 am

Poll Results | Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted you guys to weigh-in on last weekend’s main event between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson. A new champion was crowned, Henderson earned a unanimous decision victory, but in the aftermath many, including UFC President Dana White, thought the fight should have been scored in favor of...

Mar 2, 2012 9:52 am

Quick Twitt | How Much Did Thiago Alves Gain After Weigh-Ins? | Find Out Here

We all know that fighters cut weight in order to make their required weight limit to fight. However often times we can only speculate as to how much weight they cut and how much they walk in the cage weighing on fight night. For Thiago Alves, one of the larger welterweights in the UFC, those...

Mar 2, 2012 9:36 am

UFC Middleweight Nate Quarry Announces Retirement

“It was 16 years ago that I saw the UFC on TV, and it changed my life. Everything I have besides my little girl has come from fighting. But after my last fight, when I came home and saw the look in my little girl’s eyes and could see how upset she was at how...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Mar 2, 2012 8:54 am

VIDEO | UFC Flyweight Tournament Preview (UFC on FX 2)

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down tonight from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. Read More: Thiago Alves (News), Martin Kampman (News), UFC...

Mar 1, 2012 7:38 pm

UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves Weigh-In Results

Today the UFC is held their UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves official weigh-ins ceremony live from the Sydney Allphones Arena. UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves....

Mar 1, 2012 4:33 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 3: Poirier vs. Jung" Official | Tickets On Sale In Two Weeks

The Ultimate Fighting Championship is bringing an exciting night of action to the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. on Tuesday, May 15. It will mark the UFC’s second trip to the Patriot Center, with the first being held in front of a sellout crowd on Jan. 11, 2010. In the night’s main event, red-hot featherweight...

Mar 1, 2012 4:24 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 15: Cruz vs. Faber” Preview Show Airs Tonight On FUEL TV.

Tonight on FUEL TV at 11:30pm ET (8:30 PT) a thirty-minute preview show hosted by UFC president Dana White will air in anticipation of next week’s “TUF season 15” debut on FX. During the 30-minute broadcast UFC president Dana White takes viewers through the history of The Ultimate Fighting Championship all the way back from...

Mar 1, 2012 4:07 pm

Aoki vs. Alvarez II Official For April 20

Even off the heels of losing his title, Bellator promotional favorite Eddie Alvarez still gets to face one of the world’s best lightweights, Shinya Aoki, in a shot to earn redemption from his 2008 loss to the Japanese superstar. The bout is now confirmed to go down at Bellator 66 on April 20th. Three and...

Mar 1, 2012 2:57 pm

UFC on FX 2 Coverage | Main Card Fighters Discuss Fight Night (*Flash Quotes)

The second UFC On FX event emanates live from Sydney, Australia, on Friday night. The explosive night of Friday night fights features an expected war between two top welterweights as well as the two semi-final bouts in the UFC flyweight title tournament. The four best 125-pound fighters in the world will battle it out in...

Mar 1, 2012 2:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC STANDOUT DUSTIN "THE DIAMOND" POIRIER DAZZLES IN NEW MMA DOCUMENTARY

Deep in the heart of Louisiana, far from mixed martial arts’ highest stage, a group of young athletes train and compete in the proving grounds of MMA. Filmed over two years, FIGHTVILLE, a groundbreaking documentary, follows the lives of several fighters including breakout UFC star Dustin “The Diamond” Poirier and his mentor UFC veteran “Crazy”...

Mar 1, 2012 2:22 pm

Quick Twitt | Rampage Responds To Derogatory Dan Henderson "Tweets"

Earlier in the week we published the comments made by Dan Henderson while observing the Rampage vs. Bader fight at UFC 144. If you missed our prior run check it out HERE. The comments made by “Hendo” obviously caught the attention of the former UFC champion and as such he responded with the following: Quinton...

Mar 1, 2012 2:09 pm

Ronda Rousey Talks About Beating Up And Hustling Guys For Money!

“The only time I fight is with guys. When I was in sixth grade, some kid tried to take my lunch money or something, and I threw him onto the concrete and burst the back of his head open. He had to go to the emergency room, and I got community service for that. I...

Mar 1, 2012 1:15 pm

Photo's | Arianny Celeste And Joseph Benavidez Visit Australian Zoo

UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste and UFC flyweight fighter, Joseph Benavidez took to an Australian Wildlife park during this week’s downtime. The two will be seen tomorrow night during the UFC on FX 2 broadcast. Arianny will be featured in her usual ring girl gig and Joe will try to take out his first round...

Mar 1, 2012 1:00 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 3 Adds Two More Bouts

A lightweight and bantamweight have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 3 card as announced by UFC officials just yesterday. Lightweights Kamal Shalorus and Rafael Dos Anjos have agreed to face off as have bantamweights Azamat Gashimov and Alex Soto. UFC on FUEL 3 is set to take place from the Patriot Center...

Mar 1, 2012 10:47 am

Report | UFC 144 Medical Suspensions | Henderson Out Up To Six-Months

UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department...

Mar 1, 2012 10:30 am

Watch Tonight's UFC on FX 2 Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (10pm ET)

Today the UFC is holding thier UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves official weigh-ins ceremony live from the Sydney Allphones Arena UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves....