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Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 6, 2011 11:12 am

UFC NEWS – GSP On Diaz: “I know I have his number. I will beat him.”

“I truly believe (Diaz) deserves the fight. He’s a fight that I want and a fight that everybody wants to see. Let’s do it. He’s a very good boxer, probably one of the best in mixed martial arts. Also very good jiu-jitsu. But I believe I’m better than him everywhere. He’s fought very well, but...


Dec 6, 2011 9:25 am

MMA NEWS – Bowling vs. Peoples Added To “Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Card

Strikeforce officials have added a last minute lightweight bout to next weeks “Strikeforce Melendez vs. Masvidal” preliminary fight card. Roger Bowling will face off with Jerron Peoples in an intriguing lightweight bout in San Diego. The event, which features many of the Strikeforce stars, takes place on December 17 from the Valley View Casino in...

Dec 6, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Photo Gallery: The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 Tryouts

Yesterday the UFC held tryouts for the latest installment of their reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”. Fighters from all over the globe came to Las Vegas in an attempt to impress the UFC brass and earn a spot in the house as cast members on season 15. Tryouts where held at the Fertitta owned Texas...

Dec 6, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To This Weeks Free UFC 140 Pre-Fight Festivities

This week UFC officials are inviting fans in the Toronto area to come out to the free and open to the public UFC 140 open workouts and pre-fight press conference. UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight...

Dec 6, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Confirms Seven Bouts For Return To FOX: Roop vs. Swanson Added

While we have already announced several fights for the UFC’s return trip to network television, the promotion just confirmed seven-bouts which we can now consider “official”. In addition to the fights BJPENN.COM had previously confirmed as signed for the event, one additional bout was announced yesterday afternoon by UFC officials via twitter and it is...

Dec 5, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones: "I'm the best fighter that I've ever been right now."

“Judging on my numbers in the weight room, judging on my numbers in the cardio tests, it’s the best I’ve ever been. I’m the best fighter that I’ve ever been right now… I have changed as an athlete — I believe in my heart that I’m the best, I believe I won’t lose to Lyoto,...

Dec 5, 2011 3:49 pm

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida Breaks Down His Training For Jon Jones

“Actually, I also brought Anderson Braddock (Silva), who’s a guy that fights in K-1, he’s a great K-1 fighter. I brought him and Glover (Teixeira) on the first moment. They stayed here for two weeks. On that period we tried to do many sparrings, simulating similar situations I’ll might confront during the fight, also on...

Dec 5, 2011 1:23 pm

UFC NEWS – TUF 14 Finale Salary Report: Bisping Takes Home $425,000

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekend’s Ultimate Fighter season 14 Finale event and taking home the lion’s share of the $708,000 total disclosed payroll was British Fighter Michael Bisping. Bisping single handedly picked up more than 50% of the evenings salary with $425,000 in disclosed income. To put...

Dec 5, 2011 10:56 am

UFC NEWS- Charlie Brenneman vs. Daniel Roberts Set For UFC on FX1

A welterweight bout between Charlie Brenneman and Daniel Roberts has been booked for the UFC’s debut on FX this January. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evening’s main event...

Dec 5, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – Tito Ortiz Hints At Possible Retirement in 2012

“Maybe it’s time. I don’t know. I guess when I leave on my own terms — and I look at it as, when I don’t have fun coming in the gym anymore, sparring and pushing myself and running every day, maybe it is time. I’m not overstaying my welcome. My goal in my whole career...

Dec 5, 2011 9:29 am

MMA NEWS- Bellator Makes Move To Friday Night Programming

After mixed results with relatively low ratings, Viacom owned, Bellator Fighting Championship is set to abandon their Saturday night fighting events and move to Friday nights in an attempt to no longer be clouded by UFC programming. 2011 was a huge year for the UFC. With more events than ever and a new major network...

Dec 5, 2011 9:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Unaired Prelims To Stream On Facebook

With four fights being picked up by ION to air a portion of this weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card, it left three additional bouts without a broadcast home. In typical UFC fashion, they have announced that the remaining UFC 140 fights will stream live and for free on popular social network, facebook.com UFC 140 takes...

Dec 4, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely Set For UFC on FOX 2

Two lightweight fighters have simultaneously dropped to the featherweight division and agreed to face each other in their 145 pound debut. Charles Oliveira will meet Eric Wisely at the UFC’s return trip to network television. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV....

Dec 4, 2011 11:40 am

UFC NEWS – Dana White Unsure If He Will Have "Mayhem" Back In The UFC

“It’s one of the most lopsided fights I’ve ever seen. I’m disagreeing with people. I didn’t give ‘Mayhem’ Miller the first round. He had a quarter of a mount and didn’t do a thing and actually, Bisping was landing punches. I think Bisping landed more shots, did more damage. I go for damage and I...