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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...

Oct 26, 2011 7:00 am

Former Bellator Champion Lyman Good Returns to face Michael Costa in Welterweight Tournament Qualifier at Bellator 59

Bellator Fighting Championships announced today that former Bellator Welterweight Champion Lyman “Cyborg” Good will make his long-awaited return to the Bellator cage as the New York native squares off against promising Brazilian Michael Costa in a Bellator Season 6 Welterweight Tournament Qualifier fight on Saturday, November 26 from Caesars Atlantic City in New Jersey and...

Oct 26, 2011 5:00 am

UFC on Fox “Primetime” special to air this Sunday Following NFL Football

The UFC is pulling out all the stop for it’s Fox network debut, as they are rolling out “UFC Primetime” for this November’s UFC heavyweight title fight featuring Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos. The trademark special will once again be used to give viewers an inside look at the training camps of both fighters,...

Oct 26, 2011 5:00 am

Bellator 55 Ratings Slide to 168,000 viewers.

Last weekend’s Bellator 55 event on MTV2 caught an average audience of 168,000 at home viewers. This number marks a 17,000 household dip from the prior weekends Bellator 54 which drew 185,000. Bellator 55 took place on Saturday, Oct. 23 from the Cocopah Resort and Casino in Yuma, Ariz. The main event saw 125er turned...

Oct 26, 2011 4:29 am

Jared Hamman vs. Constantinos Philippou Set For UFC 140

A middleweight fight featuring Jared Hamman and Constantinos Philippou is now set for UFC 140 in Toronto, as UFC officials made the announcement via their Twitter account earlier today. Jared Hamman last fought at UFC on Versus 5, where he scored the biggest win of his UFC career, when he stopped C.B. Dolloway via second...