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Oct 5, 2011 1:32 pm

RUMOR: Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans On Tap For UFC 140 Main Event (UPDATED)

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was rumored to finally get settled as broke news that the two were likely to headline UFC 140 in Toronto, Canada.  However, UFC president Dana White says the fight isn’t happening, as he explained via his Twitter account: “Just did a 2 hour press conf at...

Oct 5, 2011 12:59 pm

Chael Sonnen Wants A Steak From Anderson Silva's Wife

“You tell Anderson Silva I’m coming over and I’m kicking down his backdoor and patting his little lady on the ass and I’m telling her to make me a steak, medium-rare just how I like it.” Although Chael Sonnen has been very quiet in the time leading up to his fight with Brian Stann at...

Oct 5, 2011 12:40 pm

Brian Stann On Lack Of Trash Talk Coming From UFC 136 Opponent, Chael Sonnen

“I told everybody from the start that I didn’t think it was going to happen, and I’ve said this a couple of times where I believe that Chael is very genuine when he says that if he has a problem with somebody, he’ll speak it, and when he doesn’t have a problem with somebody, he...

Oct 5, 2011 12:34 pm

Joe Lauzon Plans To Overwhelm Melvin Guillard

“If I catch him in a submission, it’s gonna be crazy; if he knocks me out, it’s gonna be a good knockout, and if I knock him out, the same thing. No matter how it ends, I think it’s gonna be a great fight,” Lauzon excitedly stated. “You get a lot of guys that are...

Oct 5, 2011 12:00 pm

VIDEO: Frankie Edgar vs. Gray Maynard II (Full Fight)

The best fight of the year took place on the first day of this year. See the threematch between Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard Saturday, October 1 at UFC 136. Click Here To Watch The Fight. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2011 11:25 am

Melvin Guillard OK with Gilbert Melendez Getting Immediate Title Shot

“I look at it like this man, two champions from two different organizations I think they both should fight to get rid of the No. 1 [contender].” … “It takes the heat off of me too. I rather get another fight,” the 28-year-old says. “If it has to be the winner of Guida and Ben...

Oct 5, 2011 9:40 am

UFC on Fox 1 Gets DaMarques Johnson vs. Clay Harvison

After their original meeting fell through due to a Johnson injury, UFC officials have booked the duo for another contest, this time on their UFC on Fox card scheduled for November. According to reports, both DaMarques Johnson and Clay Harvison have verbally agreed to face each other on November 12. The two were originally scheduled...

Oct 5, 2011 8:30 am

Demian Maia: Fighting Is Spiritual

“Do you know somebody who likes to be punched in the face? I think nobody likes being punched in the face — not even boxers or kickboxers. But just as people say that about jiu-jitsu fighters, we can also say that about boxers and kickboxers who just train striking; after the first takedown they become...

Oct 5, 2011 8:15 am

Lyoto Machida Ponders On Possible Punishment Handed Down By The UFC

“It’s hard to say that it exists (a punishment by the UFC). Maybe so, maybe not, perhaps they’re keeping me on the sidelines, but I don’t believe that. I met with Lorenzo Fertitta in Rio and he talked to me, he said what happened was in the past, for me not to worry. But I...

Oct 5, 2011 8:00 am

Quick Twitt: Jon Jones Buys A Toy Following UFC 135 Win

“Got my first new car today in Vegas #stoked … 2012 Bentley Continental GT … Even came with a Bones logo 😉 … One of the best days of my life.” – Jon Jones via twitter. Share Tweet Email +1 Reddit

Oct 5, 2011 7:10 am

Culinary Union Publishes Anti-Dana White Website

And they so cleverly call it Unfit for Children dot org. The brass behind ZUFFA have long claimed of a feud going on between the Las Vegas based Culinary Workers Union, Local 266. The union is unhappy with the Fertitta owned Stations Casino and as a result have been using their lobbying power to keep...

Oct 5, 2011 6:33 am

Bellator 54 Gets Two Additional Fights

Bellator officials have added two new fights to the Bellator 54 roster set for October 15. The two new bouts give the show currently nine fights with a few more additions likely to take place before the card is full. Jacob Kirwan vs. Rene Nazare and Brian Kellehere vs. Claudio Ledesma are now official for...

Oct 5, 2011 6:00 am

Watch the UFC 136 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (12p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 136pre-fight press conference today at 12 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC pay-per-view featuring a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live...

Oct 4, 2011 2:09 pm

789,000 Households Tuned In to UFC on Versus 6

Last weekend’s UFC on Versus 6 event drew in an average television audience of 786,000 viewers. The number marks a flight increase from UFC on Versus 5 which drew 766,000. The number makes the show the third most watched in series history. UFC on Versus 6 featured a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick Cruz...

Oct 4, 2011 12:45 pm

UFC 136 Weigh-ins Ceremony Takes Place This Friday From Houston’s Toyota Center

The Weigh-ins ceremony for this weekend’s UFC 136 event are set to take place this Friday at Houston’s Toyota Center. Fighters are expected to hit the scales and make their bouts official starting at 4 p.m. local time ( ET) and fans are encouraged to attend the free and open to the public event. UFC...

Oct 4, 2011 12:25 pm

Dana White: “I always thought Guillard was the biggest waste of talent”

“I like Melvin and I like how he’s training hard. I always thought he was the biggest waste of talent and he really turned that around and I’m happy to see it. There’s so many good guys in that 155 pound division, we’re trying to figure out who’s next. That division is so stacked and...

Oct 4, 2011 12:03 pm

Two More Bouts Added To UFC on Fox 1

Four additional fighters have been booked for the UFC on Fox 1 show. Robert Peralta and Mackens Semerzier as well as Paul Bradley and Mike Pierce have agreed to step opposite each other on the UFC’s November show in Anaheim. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim,...

Oct 4, 2011 10:58 am

Bellator 52 Ratings Rebound With Second Highest Audience

After back to back poor showings the Bellator promotions ratings for their most recent show, Bellator 52, has rebounded up by 70% marking it the second most watched of the series in MTV2 history. Two weeks ago Bellator 50 scored an all-time low of 114,000 viewers and last week’s Bellator 52 event came in with...