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Feb 1, 2012 6:15 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas

Heads up UFC Fight Club members headed to Vegas this week for the UFC 143 festivities. As confirmed with event officials, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is set to host the pre-weigh-in Fight Club member Q&A this Friday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. local time and the welterweight champ...

Feb 1, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS | Heads Up Atlanta | UFC 145 Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Expected to be headlined by a long awaited light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC 145 is scheduled to go down this April in Atlanta. UFC officials recently announced that tickets are set to go on sale on the 15th of February, just two weeks from today. UFC 145 is set to...


Feb 1, 2012 5:15 am

UFC NEWS | Fresh Off Of Fitch KO, Hendricks Asking For Diaz vs. Condit Winner

“I’ve been telling everybody I really want the winner of [Diaz/Condit]. You don’t get this opportunity too often. Now that I’ve done it in the ring, I’ve got to do it outside the ring. If I don’t promote myself outside the ring — I mean, there are great fights going on and now they’re happening...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...

Jan 31, 2012 7:52 am

UFC NEWS | Ferguson vs. Hallman Slated For UFC’s Return To Fox In May

UFC officials have announced the addition of a lightweight bout between TUF winner Ton Ferguson and MMA veteran Dennis Hallman to their May return to FOX TV. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford. Ferguson comes into the fight riding a six-fight win...

Jan 30, 2012 2:11 pm

UFC NEWS | Countdown To “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” Airs Tomorrow On Fuel TV

Tomorrow, the UFC and FUEL TV are set to air the Countdown to UFC 143 special tomorrow. Starting at 9 p.m. ET the show will debut tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan 31.) and will replay throughout the week. (check your local listings for replays) While this weekend’s “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event is also getting the...

Jan 30, 2012 1:43 pm

UFC NEWS | Jon Jones Asked For A Top 10 Heavyweight Before The Year Is Up

“I actually asked Dana and Lorenzo if I could take a fight [at heavyweight] for the fans at the end of 2012. I figure, beating Henderson and Rashad, there would be a period of waiting on who I am going to fight next and during that period, at the end of 2012 I requested to...

Jan 30, 2012 11:02 am

MMA NEWS | Satoshi Ishii Receives Cerebral Edema From Fedor Fight, Future In Sport Grim

MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko last fought at this past years DREAM Year end event against Judo gold medalist, Satoshi Ishii. He won the fight against the much less experience Ishii via knockout and it appears that Ishii may have lost his ability to ever fight in another MMA Match again. FightOpinion broke the news: [box_light]...

Jan 30, 2012 10:15 am

UFC NEWS | Leonard Garcia Out Of UFC 144 Bout With Injury

UFC featherweight fighter, Leonard Garcia is the latest to catch the injury bug in a lead up to a fight. Due to an undisclosed injury he has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance with Tiequan Zhang. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena...

Jan 30, 2012 9:58 am

UFC NEWS | At -600 Jones Opens As Huge Favorite Over Evans

Now set to square off for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title in April, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will finally get to settle their year-long grudge match. Evans boasts one of the most impressive resumes and records in his division, with only one loss and victories over the likes of Chuck Liddell and Rampage Jackson he...

Jan 30, 2012 8:50 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Issues Update On Injury Status (Video)

“Hi everyone! I’m back in Montreal for the weekend. I just started training gymnastics again. I’m very limited in what I can do but I had a great workout. Pat prepared a great training program for me. I’ll see everyone next weekend in Las Vegas for the fight, Condit [vs.] Diaz.” Click here for the...

Jan 30, 2012 7:53 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FUEL TV 1 Set With Four Bout Main Card

An eight man / four fight main card is officially set for the UFC’s debut on FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. Other...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...