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Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Jun 18, 2012 7:37 am

Exclusive | Rockhold on Kennedy, "I am going to look to expose him"

Despite being the current Strikeforce Middleweight Champion, Luke Rockhold still remains one of the most consistently underrated fighters. Rockhold displays well rounded skills in every fight, and performs at a level on par with the UFC’s top athletes. On July 14th of this year he defends his championship against Tim Kennedy in Portland Oregon. “Training’s...

Jun 18, 2012 7:00 am

UFC Confirms Struve vs. Miocic For Nottingham Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC have confirmed that the Nottingham, UK show will be headlined by Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic.  As previously reported on BJPENN.COM Agreements have been signed and the bout is official. Struve is on a three fight win streak which includes victories over Lavar Johnson, Dave Herman and Pat Barry with...

Jun 18, 2012 4:13 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 13 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The Ultimate Fighter Brazil episode thirteen recap, in this weeks episode Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira faces Thiago “Bodao” de Oliveira Perpetuo in the last of the Middleweight bouts and the last episode of the season. We will also discover the seasons award winners for the knockout, Submission and Fight of the season. The...


Jun 16, 2012 12:55 pm

Joseph Benavidez Ready To Put Dark Past Behind Him And Become Champion | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Joseph Benavidez in an interview with Pro MMA Radio. Joseph Benavidez defeated Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX: Alves vs. Kampmann and claimed his place in the bout for the UFC Flyweight Title. However in the other semi-final between Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall it was wrongly scored a split-decision victory for...

Jun 16, 2012 6:25 am

Feijao Suspended For One Year After Testing Positive For Banned Substance

By Jamie McAllister Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante has been suspended for a year as well as fined $2,500. MMAFighting.com confirmed the news after hearing from California State Athletic Commission (CSAC) Executive Officer George Dodd. Rafael “Feijao” Cavalcante last competed at Strikeforce: “Barnett vs. Cormier” on May 19th in San Jose, California. He faced Mike Kyle defeating...

Jun 16, 2012 3:45 am

Kampmann Ready For Condit If GSP Unhealthy | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister Martin Kampmann in an interview with MMAweekly Radio. Kampmann recently defeated Jake Ellenberger finishing him in the second round in an action packed fight. Following the win Kampmann was slated to receive a title shot against Interim Champion Carlos Condit. However now it seems Kampmann will be facing Johny Hendricks in a...

Jun 16, 2012 3:26 am

Hendricks Dissapointed At Kampmann Booking, Wanted Title Shot | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Welterweight Johny Hendricks comments in an interview with MMA Fighting. In his last two bouts Hendricks defeated two of the divisions top welterweights knocking out Jon Fitch and defeating Josh Koscheck via a split decision. It now appears that Hendricks will be facing Martin Kampmann at UFC 154 in the co-main...

Jun 15, 2012 6:45 pm

Stefan Struve vs Stipe Miocic targeted to headline UFC's return to England | UFC News

by: Chris Taylor Heavyweights Stefan Struve (24-5 MMA, 8-3 UFC) and Stipe Miocic (9-0 MMA, 3-0 UFC) have been targeted to headline UFC on FUEL TV 5 which takes place September 29th, in Nottingham, England. The 24-year-old Struve, has reeled off three consecutive wins, most recently submitting Lavar Johnson via armbar at UFC 146 this...

Jun 15, 2012 12:13 pm

Pro Wrestling Not Out Of The Question For Frank Mir | UFC NEWS

According to his conversation with Reuben Villagracia of The Chronicle Journal, UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir is “not opposed to the idea” of pro wrestling. Although he’d like to have a career in MMA broadcasting when he retires from the octagon, he considers a career in professional wrestling despite his lack of gymnastic talent. “I like...

Jun 15, 2012 11:16 am

Rory MacDonald Looks To Enter Top 5 With Win Over Penn | UFC NEWS

“The UFC had expressed interest in seeing Penn and I fight. At the time I had no idea that BJ was considering coming out of retirement. So I thought I would jump at the chance to fight him. I believe that this sport is performance based. If BJ and I go out there and put...

Jun 15, 2012 10:55 am

"Shogun" Sets The Record Straight On Glover Issue | UFC NEWS

  By: Jason Kindschy Mauricio “Shogun” Rua has been on the receiving quite a bit of criticism over the past week, with UFC president Dana White being the most vocal. Dana pushed the point home in an interview with MMAfighting.com’s Ariel Helwani. In response to a question regarding Rua not wanting to fight up-and-comer Glover...

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Rogan: Judges Who Suck Should Be Fired | UFC NEWS

Joe Rogan is now amongst the hordes of fight fans and UFC brass alike who are calling for a massive recall of current MMA judges due to their blatant lack of MMA knowledge. In an Interview with Bloody Elbow, Joe discusses why there needs to be a serious reform with MMA judging. “I think they...

Jun 14, 2012 9:27 am

Wanderlei Lashes Back At Sonnen | "F*** You Man!" | UFC NEWS

Wanderlei Silva has had an outspoken hatred for Chael Sonnen over the past few months and it has only gotten worse with Chael’s trash talking of Silva’s native Brazil. Having the longest reigning Pride champion and renowned master of brutality, Wanderlei Silva mad at you probably isn’t the best idea but Chael has been proven...

Jun 14, 2012 7:22 am

Exclusive Video | Getting Filthy With Tom Lawlor | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “Filthy” Tom Lawlor is quite the character. I recently got a chance to sit down with Tom at Tim Burrill BJJ in Providence, Rhode Island, and discuss his win over Jason MacDonald, the money troubles he had going into the bout, and how the “Knockout of the Night” bonus really helped him...

Jun 14, 2012 6:28 am

Ronny Markes On Returning From Injury And Helping Barao Train For Faber | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ronny Markes in an interview with TATAME. Markes has competed twice in the UFC getting the win on both occasions firstly at Light-Heavyweight where he defeated Karlos Vemola then dropping to Middleweight to face Aaron Simpson where Markes used his size to edge out a close decision victory. Overall Markes now has...

Jun 13, 2012 6:58 pm

VIDEO | Sonnen: "I Will Find A Way To Win" | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “It’s a new fight, and it’s my 25 minutes versus his 25 minutes, who can push harder longer. It has nothing to do with skills. Commentators and announcers love to make this about skills, but its not, its about who’s tougher than who, who wants it more,” stated Chael Sonnen in a...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 13, 2012 4:56 pm

Report | Lesnar Causing Tension Between The WWE and UFC | UFC NEWS

WWE superstar turned former UFC Heavyweight Champion Brock Lesnar has been making some headlines recently. UFC president Dana White met with him at UFC 146 and it “couldn’t have gone worse”. But it’s still not over. Lesnar is still in the middle of drama between the UFC and WWE. Lesnar’s appearance on RAW following his...

Jun 13, 2012 9:52 am

VIDEO | BJ Penn Explains Motivation For MacDonald On FUEL TV | UFC NEWS

A quick video of BJ Penn on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight,” talking about getting back in the octagon opposite the Tri Star camp on UFC 152. “Why was Rory the opponent that got you back to the octagon?”  asked Todd Harris BJ Penn: “The reason why I came back to fight Rory, after he put...

Jun 13, 2012 8:22 am

"Ultimate Fighter" No Longer Live on FX This Fall

By Ryan Busuttil After showcasing live tournament fights for the first time in its 15th season, UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series will return to a taped format this fall. According to a story by Yahoo! Sports’ Kevin Iole, the 2nd season on FX will no longer feature live fights at the end of each...

Jun 12, 2012 3:39 pm

VIDEO | "Mighty Mouse" Injured, Put On Shelf With Surgery | UFC NEWS

Last Friday’s UFC on FX3 UFC flyweight Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson” defeated Ian McCall but not without consequence – a few stiches, hematoma on the shin, and is hoping to go through surgery this Friday from suffering hernia.   Mighty Mouse is looking to be put on shelf for 2 weeks in order to make his...

Jun 12, 2012 3:22 pm

Bibiano Fernandes Says He Never Signed With the UFC | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner Refuting previous reports stating Bibiano Fernandes signed with the UFC and then allegedly suffered an injury, Fernandes posted on his Facebook that he had never even signed with the organisation in the first place. Almost two weeks ago, it was reported on numerous sites that DREAM Bantamweight champion Bibiano Fernandes had signed...

Jun 12, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson Doesn't See A Challenge In Edgar Rematch | UFC NEWS

UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson is ready to take on former champion Frankie Edgar again at UFC 150 in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 11, 2012 after beating Edgar in a five-round decision when they last faced at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan, on Feb. 26, 2012. “How tough of a situation is this because basically you have to...