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Sep 8, 2013 6:16 pm

Cheick Kongo vs. Mark Godbeer set for Bellator 101

Former UFC heavyweight Cheick Kongo (18-8-2 MMA) will make his Bellator MMA debut later this month, as it was announced Saturday that Kongo will face fellow promotional newcomer Mark Godbeer at Bellator 101 in Portland. Kongo was last seen in action at UFC 159 in New Jersey, where the Frenchman suffered a first-round KO loss to Roy “Big Country” Nelson. Prior...

Sep 8, 2013 4:21 pm

Brian Ebersole vs. Rick Story set for UFC 167 in Las Vegas

UFC officials recently announced that a welterweight bout between Brian Ebersole (50-15-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) and Rick “The Horror” Story (15-7 MMA, 8-5 UFC) is the latest addition to the already stacked UFC 167 card set for November 16 in Las Vegas. Brian Ebersole was last seen in the octagon way back at July 2012’s UFC...

Sep 8, 2013 3:32 pm

Nate Diaz vs. Gray Maynard trilogy bout set for TUF 18 Finale

UFC officials announced today that top lightweights and former “The Ultimate Fighter 5” participants Nate Diaz (16-9 MMA, 11-7 UFC) and Gray “The Bully” Maynard  (11-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC), have verbally agreed to throw down for a third time at “The Ultimate Fighter 18 Finale” this November in Las Vegas. Diaz and Maynard first met in the semi-final...

Sep 7, 2013 11:46 am

Benson Henderson Releases Statement On Elbow Injury Suffered In Pettis Fight

Former UFC Lightweight Champion “Smooth” Benson Henderson visited Dr. Brian Shafer this week and learned that there is no structural damage to his elbow. Dr. Shafer is an elbow specialist in Phoenix and a team physician with the Los Angeles Dodgers. There is no specified timetable for Benson’s return to the Octagon. Statement from Benson...

Sep 7, 2013 11:42 am

Joe Rogan: ‘We have a problem’ with the judging in MMA

“Don’t leave it in the hands of the judges’, proclaimed UFC President Dana White on multiple occasions. But why? Why would the face and president of MMA’s most successful franchise always remind his fighters to keep their fight out of the hands of the three ringside officials? It’s because they are terrible at their jobs...

Sep 7, 2013 11:31 am

Stefan Struve: “Retirement is not an option”

Earlier in the week UFC President Dana White came out and stated that he thought Stefan Struve’s fighting career was over. The 7-foot tall heavyweight’s torn heart is a condition that the UFC boss can’t fathom a recover from. Struve, at just 25-years-old believes that his run towards the top of the UFC’s ladder is...

Sep 7, 2013 11:25 am

Fight Night 28 Medical Suspensions: All Fighters Sidelined

The Brazilian Athletic Commission has suspended 22 UFC fighters following last Wednesday’s ‘UFC Fight Night 28: Glover Teixeira vs. Ryan Bader’ event, three of which could be suspended for as long as six-months. While a bulk of the suspensions are for precautionary reasons and are just a standard practice, some of the competitors will need...

Sep 7, 2013 10:49 am

EXCLUSIVE | Duane “Bang” Ludwig Discusses Team Alpha Male’s Recent Success and Their Hunt for UFC Gold | Late Night Cage Side Radio

By JAKE CHASTAIN | This week on BJPenn.com’s Late Night Cage Side Radio the boys in shop invited Team Alpha Male coach, Duane “Bang” Ludwig, onto the airwaves to discuss several different topics, including the recent streak of success he’s helped bring to the Team Alpha Male camp. Ludwig, who was a fighter in the UFC himself,...

Sep 6, 2013 3:00 pm

BJ Penn Video Update: Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo

Where in the world is BJ Penn? Well, as of yesterday, the former two-division UFC world champion was in his hometown of Hilo, HI taking on a different type of opponent in an entirely different sport! “Penn vs. The Bull of Hilo” is just a quick update from the Prodigy and what he’s been up...

Sep 6, 2013 2:57 pm

VIDEO | ‘UFC 165: Jones vs. Gustafsson’ Extended Preview

Light heavyweight champ Jon Jones believes in his skills while challenger Alexander Gustafsson is confident he can walk away with the belt around his waist. Plus, interim bantamweight championship between Renan Barao and Eddie Wineland.

Sep 6, 2013 2:54 pm

Bryan Caraway Changes Tune On Ronda Rousey

  One of Ronda Rousey’s biggest career antagonists happens to be the boyfriend of her TUF coaching opposite, Bryan Caraway. The two UFC fighters have bickered back and forth in the public eye for month’s if not years at this point and now Caraway has shown the first signs of respect towards the UFC’s female...

Sep 6, 2013 2:48 pm

Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante vs. Igor Pokrajac set to fight at UFC Fight Night 32

The UFC announced on Thursday that Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante would fight Igor Pokrajac on November 9th at UFC Fight Night 32. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Cavalcante will be looking for his first win since joining the UFC. Feijao has great hands and looked very impressive in his MMA career with all of his...

Sep 6, 2013 2:22 pm

PHOTO | Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort Square Off In Brazil

Set to fight in the cage for the second time in their storied career, Dan Henderson and Vitor Belfort recently squared off for Camera’s in Brazil while in town for last Wednesday’s Fight Night event. Dan Henderson walked away with the win in their first matchup. Will history repeat itself, or will Belfort get redemption?

Sep 6, 2013 2:13 pm

James Krause vs. Bobby Green Booked For Nov. 6 Event

A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming Fight For The Troops event in the form of James Krause vs. Bobby Green. UFC officials announced the contest via twitter this afternoon. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on November 6th. The...

Sep 6, 2013 2:00 pm

Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis Booked For Fight Night 31

A female bantamweight bout has been booked for The UFC’s Fight Night 31 event in the form of Liz Carmouche vs. Alexis Davis. UFC officials announced the fight this afternoon via their official twitter account. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on...

Sep 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Dana White Responds To ‘Terrible’ FS1 Ratings/Historic Low TUF Scores

The ratings are in from Wednesday night’s UFC-a-thon; a night that showcased a UFC Fight Night event from Belo, Brazil, along with the premiere of the highly anticipated TUF: Tate vs. Rousey series. According to the UG’s ‘MMALogic,’ the UFC Fight Night prelims pulled 270k viewers, 539k viewers for the main card, and TUF:18 grabbed...