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Apr 13, 2012 4:30 pm

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on FX Live Tonight Discussion Thread

  By Micah Hinchliffe: 5 weeks have passed and we’re now in to our 6th fight of the first round. With James Vick, Justin Lawrence, Al Iaquinta and Mike Cheisa all advancing into the quarterfinals the pressure is now on for the remaining fighters. Last week following Cheisa’s dominating victory over Jeremy Larsen, Urijah Faber...

Apr 13, 2012 2:42 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva" Breakdown And Preview

By Jamie McAllister: On April 14th The UFC makes the long awaited return with the UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva card. The Ericsson Globe Arena will play host to this event which is the first UFC event to be held in Sweden which is stacked with fighters from all over the globe and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Exclusive: Leonard Garcia "No more fight of the nights for me"

By Chris Taylor: From his first UFC fight against Roger Huerta, to his latest ‘FOTN’ performance against Nam Phan at UFC 136, fans have come to expect nothing less than exciting fights from Leonard Garcia. ‘Bad Boy’ is a fan favorite for good reason, 4 of his last 6 bouts have earned him Fight Of...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...


Apr 13, 2012 11:54 am

Poll Results | If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to know who you guys thought deserved a shot at the UFC heavyweight crown if Alistair Overeem is removed from the bout. Several fighters have thrown their name in the hat, but few have actually been considered as viable options. With that being said, it’s always...

Apr 13, 2012 11:41 am

Siver on Nunes | When He Is Pressured He Folds

By Roberto Mattos: In an interview with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Siver discusses his upcoming bout with Diego Nunes and the future of the Last Emperor. After a one-sided submission loss to Donald Cerrone, Dennis Siver has decided to drop down to featherweight and will be facing his first opponent at 145 lbs., Diego Nunes, this...

Apr 13, 2012 11:32 am

Nunes Hoping For First UFC Finish Tomorrow Night In Sweden

By Jamie McAllister: Diego Nunes a highly exiting fighter with victories over the likes of Mike Brown & Manvel Gamburyan and who had Kenny Florian rocked a few times in a back and forward fight at UFC 131. One interesting fact is he has not finished one single fight since coming to the US in...

Apr 13, 2012 10:46 am

Frank Mir Will Be Angry If Passed Up For Title Shot In Overeem's Absence

By Lorenzo Luciano: Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir is set to fight another former UFC Heavyweight Champion in Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 on May 26th, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Main Card at this event was set to be made up of all heavyweight fights for...

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...

Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 13, 2012 9:21 am

Kampmann Dreaming Of UFC In Denmark

By Jamie McAllister: UFC on FUEL TV 2 is nearly upon us and will be the first show held in Sweden and at the current rate MMA is spreading an growing across the globe Dane Martin Kampmann a native of Aarhus, Denmark living and training in Las Vegas would love to have the UFC in...

Apr 13, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem Breaks Silence | Confident He Will Face JDS At UFC 146

By Lewis Mckeever: With the recent alarming news of Alistair Overeem’s run in with PED troubles, anarchy has plagued the MMA sphere and “The Demolition Man” had remained as quiet as a church mouse. Until now. The enigmatic heavyweight broke his long awaited silence on the recent episode of “MMA uncensored live”. The Reem had...

Apr 13, 2012 7:47 am

Georges St. Pierre teams up with video game publishing giants Square Enix

By Lewis Mckeever: Down but not out. Sitting on the sidelines rehabilitating injuries has not stopped the French Candian from staying out of the headlines. As well as showing off his best poker face through recently partnering up with 888 poker, GSP has also managed to secure a deal with infamous video game studio Square...

Apr 12, 2012 3:03 pm

Ed Soares: “It will be very bad for Brazil if something happens…” to the idiot Chael Sonnen

By: Jason Kindschy: The concerns for Chael Sonnen’s safety going into the rematch with champion Anderson Silva in Brazil on June 23rd seem to be very legitimate. Anderson Silva’s long time manager, Ed Soares, recently made this statement to portaldovaletudo.uol.com.br. “Hopefully people will understand that they shouldn’t do anything against Chael, just boo him. Let...

Apr 12, 2012 2:44 pm

Analyzing Alistair Overeem's TRT Defense Possibilities

By Lynn Mitchell: Amidst all the controversy Alistair Overeem has drawn to himself these past two weeks he still remains tight lipped about the whole thing.  In the days following his failed test for T/E ratio (or elevated concentration of endogenous steroid)-the MMA fans rally to move Mark Hunt up to a title shot at Junior...

Apr 12, 2012 12:14 pm

Tito Wants An Office Job | "It's my last fight after 15 years"

By Lorenzo Luciano: MMA legend and pioneer Tito Ortiz speaking in an interview with MMAJUNKIE in Stockholm announced that his upcoming fight against Forest Griffin would be the last fight of his MMA career. “It’s my last fight after 15 years, I don’t know what it’s going to feel like to walk out for the...

Apr 12, 2012 9:42 am

California Assembly Bill Threatens UFC Contracts And Could Give Fighters New Rights

By Micah Hinchliffe: Recent developments in the Assembly Bill 2100 could have devastating effects on current Zuffa contracts should it be passed, the issue has arisen at a difficult time as it is during a year which the UFC has already faced allegations about their pay and treatment of fighters. The ESPN documentary on the...

Apr 12, 2012 9:34 am

UFC SUPPORTS CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), applauds the announcement made earlier today of the creation of the new International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The UFC wholeheartedly supports this new initiative as well as its leader, IMMAF President August Wallén, who will spearhead the initial growth of this Federation....

Apr 12, 2012 9:30 am

Food For Thought | Why Don't Bellator Fighters Fail Drug Tests?

By Giovanni Burns: On the brink of trying to scramble for a possible replacement for UFC Heavyweight contender Alistair Overeem after a failed drug test, questions remain about the fact that UFC fighters are failing drug tests at alarming rates, as opposed to the second largest MMA promotion Bellator and other “B level” mixed martial...

Apr 12, 2012 8:20 am

Frank Trigg Released By HDNet For Alleged Spousal Abuse & Adultery

By Mark Carrillo: Former UFC fighter, Frank Trigg has been relieved of his duties as a commentator for HDNet for alleged domestic violence and having an improper relationship with a co-worker. Trigg allegedly choked his wife unconscious in front of their children back in October of 2011, and is now in the middle of a...

Apr 12, 2012 8:00 am

Gustafsson Feeling No Pressure Heading Into Bout with Silva

By George Deutsch: UFC light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson says he’s feeling no pressure prior to his main event matchup against Thiago Silva in Gustafsson’s native Sweden on April 14 at UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva, also known as UFC: Sweden. Speaking to Karyn Bryant of MMA Heat, “The Mauler” cited his training as...

Apr 12, 2012 7:46 am

Twitter For The UFC Fan | The Who's, Why's, Where's And How's

By Sarah J Newman: Twitter, how many of you are using it? Why should you as a fight fan have a twitter?  How do you use it properly? Well first the “why”; most of your favorite fighters are on twitter, they will give you updates on when they are fighting, how training is going, and...

Apr 12, 2012 7:20 am

VIDEO | Street Chokes w/ Ryron and Rener Gracie (Sneak Preview)

As MMA grows in popularity, more and more people are lead to believe that training jiu-jitsu without the gi is the only way to effectively prepare for a street fight, but this couldn’t be further from the truth. In this video, Ryron and Rener explain how people rarely walk around topless or in rash-guards, and...

Apr 11, 2012 5:11 pm

Why Aren't People Tuning In And Watching The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX?

By Jay Sanders: People are not watching The Ultimate Fighter anymore. At least not as much as they once did. The UFC has season one to thank for much of its success. But since that time there have been format changes, rules changes and, most recently, a network change. Still the numbers are down. Here...

Apr 11, 2012 4:39 pm

Rolles Gracie in Negotiations to Fight "The Last Emperor"

By Lynn Mitchell: The Gracie family will try to make history once again.   Heavyweight submission specialist Rolles Gracie is negotiations to face the once most feared Heavyweight in MMA “The Last Emperor” Fedor Emilianenko on June 21 2012 in St. Petersburg arranged by M1-Global. After his lost to Joey Beltran back in 2010 Rolles...

Apr 11, 2012 4:00 pm

Tito Ortiz: “If I have to do TRT, I'm done with the sport.”

By Dustin Moore: Tito Ortiz gave his two cents about Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) in a recent interview to www.fightersonlymag.com, stating that “If I have to do that kind of stuff, I’m done with the sport, I wont compete anymore because I want to be a natural athlete.” There has been a lot of controversy...

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...