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Oct 2, 2012 1:15 pm

Forrest Griffin Post UFC 101 Suspension & Fine Kept Hush Until Now | UFC News

  Yesterday, BJPenn.com reported Forrest Griffin admitting to testing positive  for Xanax at UFC 101. Greg Sirb, Executive Director of the Pennsylvania State Athletic Commission confirms Forrest Griffin tested positive.  He was suspended for 30 days and all of the information was listed in the Association of Boxing Commissions database. Sirb states,  Griffin followed through...

Oct 2, 2012 12:05 pm

Brian Rogers Joins the Fund A Fighter Team

FundaFighter has announced the newest addition to their family. Bellator middleweight Brian Rogers is the latest fighter to join the innovative company. Rogers is 28-years-old and has a career record of 9-4 and hails from Kent, Ohio. Rogers has made it to the Bellator middleweight tournament semi-finals two years in a row. In 2011 he...

Oct 2, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes slated to face Harcan Dias at UFC on FX6 | UFC News

  UFC featherweight, Chad Mendes is slated to face Harcan Dias at UFC on FX6 taking place Saturday, Dec. 15, at Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia. The main card airs live on FX Friday, Dec. 14, in the U.S. due to the time difference following prelims on FUEL TV....


Oct 1, 2012 6:42 pm

Exclusive| Invicta FC Spotlight: Katalina Malungahu

Katalina Malungahu is an up and coming fighter whose stock is quickly rising. At 2-0 she is already being heralded as a force to be reckoned with. She is currently being advertised to fight Ediane Gomes on the Invicta FC 3 card. Invicta Fighting Championships will stream its highly-anticipated Penne vs. Sugiyama, world championship 14-fight...

Oct 1, 2012 1:44 pm

Forrest Griffin Fails Drug Test After Taking Xanax | UFC News

>Referring to his bout opposite Anderson  Silva in UFC 101, Forrest Griffin told MMA Hour. “I failed my drug test I think for Xanax.  I had a doctor’s prescription, I was just, I didn’t do it before the fight, I did it the night before, I was nervous and I couldn’t sleep.”   Griffin makes...

Sep 30, 2012 12:44 pm

#8 BJPENN.COM RADIO-Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson,Miesha Tate & Jeremy Stephens

Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live tonight to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in the world...

Sep 29, 2012 11:44 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 3 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode three – “What We Do” – aired on FX on Friday evening and saw Team Nelson draw even in the competition. Tucson, Ariz. native Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera, 7-1 in his mixed martial arts career, defeated “Smile ‘N” Sam Alvey, 19-4, of Murieta, Calif. by a majority decision. Rivera, a...

Sep 28, 2012 12:12 pm

Dana White: “If Brock wanted to fight in the UFC, I’d do it.” | UFC NEWS

Calling all Lesnar fanatics!! UFC president Dana White threw out a curve ball to the MMA media during yesterday’s scrum in England when he touched on the topic of Brock Lesnar. Lesnar, a former heavyweight champion, retired from action after getting picked apart and finished by Alistair Overeem in Overeem’s UFC debut. The gargantuan heavyweight...

Sep 28, 2012 11:27 am

Lyoto Machida vs. Dan Henderson Being “Worked Out” Confirms UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

When Dan Henderson pulled out of his UFC 151 date with Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida, who earned a title shot with his first round KO over Ryan Bader, turned down a short-notice title shot at UFC 152, the UFC’s light-heavyweight division got shook up. In came Vitor Belfort, a middleweight and former champion on...

Sep 28, 2012 7:34 am

Reminder: BJPenn.Com Radio Returns Sunday with Four Great Guests Including UFC Flyweight Champion Demetrious Johnson

  Just eight days removed from winning the inaugural UFC flyweight championship, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson joins BJPenn.com Radio hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick live this Sunday to put his incredible victory into perspective. In addition to speaking with the newly crowned 125-lbs champion, the guys will also interview three more exciting guests in...

Sep 28, 2012 7:14 am

Clay Guida drops to featherweight division | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Longtime UFC lightweight standout Clay Guida (29-13 MMA, 9-7 UFC) is dropping down a weight class and will now compete in the UFC’s featherweight division. Clay’s representatives at VFD Sports Marketing announced the news today stating that Guida has opted to drop to the 145lb featherweight division. A debut date and opponent have...

Sep 27, 2012 1:41 pm

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fuel TV Struve vs. Miocic

  The UFC returns to England this Saturday with UFC on Fuel TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic. The main event features two unique prospects in the heavyweight division as Stefan Struve will look to become the first man to defeat Stipe Miocic. Both men were victorious at UFC 146 this past May with Struve submitting...

Sep 27, 2012 11:28 am

UFC 154 main card finalized with 5 PPV bouts | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC 154 event in Montreal is headlined by a title-unification bout between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) and interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC). The fight will be St-Pierre’s first octagon appearance in 19 months, as he was sidelined due to a knee injury. The long time welterweight champion has...

Sep 27, 2012 10:47 am

Greg Jackson Confirms That Jon Jones Elbow Is Merely Strained | UFC NEWS

“It’s a personal choice, and when there’s a lot on the line, like a world title, I think that’s what you have to do. You have to kind of have that mentality where you’re not going to get stopped. As you’re coming up [the ranks], it’s a personal choice for the fighter, but it’s not...

Sep 26, 2012 9:33 am

UFC’s Chris Leben: I’m flat broke | UFC NEWS

“Yeah, I’m flat-out broke right now. Being broke sucks. It’s probably one of my biggest things where I just feel terrible. I feel terrible for having put my wife through so much and all because of the poor decisions that I’ve made. The year’s been hard. The year’s been a struggle. The only thing I...

Sep 26, 2012 9:00 am

Quick Twitt | Igor Pokrajac Apologizes For Twitter Rant Against Grappling | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we ran a quote from UFC light-heavyweight, Igor Pokrajac, where he expressed his discontent for his submission loss to Vinny Magalhaes at this past weekend’s UFC 152 event. In the quote he stated that if he wanted a grappling match he would enter a tournament. The slugger has apparently had some time...

Sep 25, 2012 5:46 pm

Strikeforce: ‘Melendez vs Healy’ Fighters – Getting Paid Despite Cancellation

Parent company of Strikeforce, Zuffa canceled the Sept. 29 event when Showtime concluded not to air it following the injury of Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez. The company plans to compensate all 19 athletes who were left without a fight.  Among the confirmed to have been promised at least partial pay are Pat Healy, Jorge...

Sep 25, 2012 11:09 am

Rampage: I know I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“Vitor took the fight on short notice, and this is how you respect him, by kicking his knee backwards and stuff like that? He’s supposed to be a man of God. You can injure somebody, you can sever their career. You can mess people up for life kicking their knee back like that and he...