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Oct 27, 2011 4:52 pm

BJ Penn Focused On Diaz And Not Title Shot

http://youtu.be/ERas5YZuXXE ” …my brother and Cesar Gracie were talking back and forth and Cesar said basically, that they didn’t like the options that they were given of who they were gonna fight. Cesar told my brother “what if we have to fight you guys?” And uh…at the end of the day I talked to my...

Oct 27, 2011 4:33 pm

White Says “Condit’s In,” Regardless of UFC 137 Results

Many fans and experts have predicted that Saturday night’s main event winner, whether it be BJ Penn or Nick Diaz, would get the next shot at the welterweight strap that is currently held by the injured Georges St. Pierre. However, today UFC president Dana White made it clear that Carlos Condit will remain the number...

Oct 27, 2011 4:05 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Undercard to Stream on Facebook and FOX.com

Dana White today announced that the undercard for next month’s UFC on FOX 1 event will stream live and for free on Facebook and FOX.com. The main event, which is a 5 round heavyweight title fight between Champion Cain Velasquez (9-0 MMA) and number one contender Junior Dos Santos (13-1 MMA), will be the only...

Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm

Talent Filled Bellator 56 Card Invades KC's Memorial Hall Saturday Night

As Bellator Fighting Championships prepares to invade Memorial Hall in Kansas City on October 29th, the fight card has been finalized with a number of preliminary fights featuring some explosive local talent sure to make the Kansas City faithful proud. Saturday will also feature the Kansas City return of Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, who...

Oct 27, 2011 10:43 am

Watch the UFC 137 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (4p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference today at 4 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC pay-per-view featuring a welterweight bout between BJ Penn and Nick Diaz. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live today...

Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Today's UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference today to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card at the New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. The press conference is expected to feature UFC President Dana White as well as main event competitors BJ Penn and Nick Diaz, co-main event fighters Matt Mitrione and...

Oct 27, 2011 2:23 am

Manny Pacquaio vs. Floyd Mayweather Possible in November 2012

by Leo Reyes   Boxing fans who may have given up hope for the world’s most-desired boxing fight between Manny Pacquiao and Floyd Mayweather could now look forward to a possible match between these two great fighters.All indications point to a possible Pacquiao vs. Mayweather showdown by November 2012 provided they both get past their...

Oct 26, 2011 1:44 pm

Diego Sanchez Ready To Resume Training After Getting Cast Removed

Albuquerque, N.M. – Top UFC Welterweight contender Diego “The Dream” Sanchez had a cast removed from his right hand yesterday, clearing him to resume full training activities.  Sanchez was slated to fight Matt Hughes at UFC 135 on Sept. 24 when he suffered a broken bone in his right hand on Sept. 5, forcing him...

Oct 26, 2011 8:26 am

Would European Invasion Profit Pacquiao?

By Keith Terceira MP8.ph The last bastion of boxing as a main stream sport may just be the European continent, an area that has yet been tapped by Team Pacquiao. While boxing fans wait with baited breathe for the announcement that Floyd Mayweather will finally agree to face Manny Pacquiao somewhere, besides an American courtroom, we...

Oct 26, 2011 8:09 am

Viacom Buys Majority Stake In Bellator

Viacom, the parent company behind MTV networks, has purchased a majority stake in the Bellator Promotion with plans to start airing shows on Spike TV in 2013. USA Today was the first to report the news of the story, as Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explained that talks were ongoing for the past year, and that...

Oct 26, 2011 8:05 am

Cerrone to Siver: “Let's go! Let's fight! Let's get violent”

“I’m gonna go in there and impose my will and do what I do and not worry about what they do. You know, I’m fighting (hesitates) Siver…I don’t care what he’s gonna do. I don’t give a s—. I know what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna get in there and whip his ass so I...