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Nov 28, 2011 12:36 pm

UFC NEWS – “Mayhem” Miller Claims Team Bisping Is Feeding Him Secrets

“I just want everyone to understand how fricken hard I am training. I have never trained this hard or smart for a fight in my life. In ironic twist news- I’m totally getting reimbursed for John Dodson’s insubordination. I’m not even asking about Michael’s training, but for some reason all the friends that I’ve had...

Nov 28, 2011 8:46 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 144 Staredown Pics From Today's Pre-Fight Press Conference

“UFC 144: Japan” is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since...

Nov 28, 2011 8:16 am

UFC NEWS – George Sotiropoulos Returns Against Takanori Gomi In Japan

A lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC 144 event set to take place in Japan between top lightweight, George Sotiropoulos and Japanese MMA legend Takanori Gomi. UFC officials announced the addition to the card during today’s pre-fight press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan. “UFC 144: Japan” is set to...

Nov 28, 2011 8:03 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 144 Tickets On Sale Today

Presale tickets go on sale today following this morning’s UFC 144 pre-fight press conference in Tokyo Japan. Event officials announced today from the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan that today interested buyers can access tickets through UFC Mobile and tomorrow event partners WOWOW and Nikan Sports will have tickets available for purchase. Outside of...

Nov 26, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – Benson Henderson Has Welterweight Aspirations

“155 is my weight class and I’m going to own it. I want 55 to be synonymous with myself, I want to be synonymous with the 55-pound weight class, but that being said, the older you are the harder it is to cut weight. I’m getting a little bit older now and cutting weight sucks…...

Nov 26, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – José Aldo Seeks Maynard’s Help to Bully Mendes

Knowing Chad Mendes undefeated record stems primarily from his elite wrestling background, UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo has sought out the aid of top lightweight Gray Maynard in preparation for UFC 142 in January of 2012. Although Mendes received All-American and Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors in College, Gray “The Bully” Maynard is no...

Nov 26, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX Tickets On Sale Next Week

Tickets go on sale next week for “UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller” that will take place on January 20th in Nashville, Tennessee. Although tickets will be available to the general public on Friday, December 2nd, UFC Fight Club members will have access to tickets on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at 12 p.m. Eastern Time...

Nov 25, 2011 1:08 pm

UFC NEWS – Jake Ellenberger: "I can definitely beat GSP!"

“GSP is fantastic, one of the best fighters in the world. I’m working my way up, one fight at a time and hopefully I can get to fight GSP. I think [my style] is definitely one to give him more trouble than a lot in the past. He’s one of the best fighters in this...

Nov 25, 2011 10:58 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: What is the greatest fight in UFC history?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers what fight you thought was the greatest ever in UFC history. With so many analysts, fighters and fans proclaiming that last weekend’s UFC 139 five-round war between Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua earned the prize, we took to our polls to see what our...

Nov 25, 2011 9:11 am

MMA NEWS – M-1 Global Lobbying For Emelianenko vs. Velasquez In Russia

In an almost laughable scenario, the brass behind Russian based fight promotion M-1 Global (who also manage Fedor Emelianenko) have gone on record to try and lobby the UFC to give “The Last Emperor” a fight with former UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez. Apparently they think that win over Jeff Monson last weekend has given...

Nov 25, 2011 8:57 am

UFC NEWS – Early Estimates Show UFC 139 Did About 270,000 PPV Buys

While we will never know the truth of the matter, the lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based on his industry intelligence. The UFC never confirms figures, nor...

Nov 25, 2011 8:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rampage Gets His Wish, Will Face Ryan Bader In Japan

It was just three days ago we reported here on BJPENN.COM that former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Rampage Jackson was upset at his exclusion from the UFC’s first trip to Japan. “It don’t look like I’m fighting in Japan, which I’m not happy about at all,” Jackson Tweeted. “I think it’s a big mistake by the...

Nov 25, 2011 8:27 am

UFC NEWS – Omigawa vs. Alcantara Added To UFC 142 Card

A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa and Yuri Alcantara has been added to the already stacked UFC 142 card set for January. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is...