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Mar 23, 2012 10:29 am

41 Year Old Dan Henderson Looking To Fight For Three More Years

“I’ve got three more fights on my deal, and I’ll probably sign one more deal after that. So two or three more years [left] I definitely won’t be as old as Randy [Couture] when I retire!… I’ve changed my training, I’m smarter with my training. I’m also smarter with my positioning and techniques. I know...

Mar 23, 2012 10:00 am

Back At Middleweight, Rich Franklin Eyes One More Title Run

“After this injury, I was talking to Monte Cox and I said what would the UFC think about me moving back down to 185? I think at this point in time, in their minds, if I was able to put a title run together, even if they did do another rematch between Anderson (Silva) and...

Mar 23, 2012 8:12 am

Report | Dan Henderson Turned Down Rematch With “Shogun”

“Yeah, I was trying to put together Dan Henderson vs. Shogun II and Henderson doesn’t want to do the fight. Henderson wants to wait for the winner of either Jonny “Bones” Jones or Anderson Silva. He wants Anderson Silva, if Silva wins, he will make that cut. Otherwise, he wants to fight the winner of...

Mar 23, 2012 7:56 am

FOX TV Producers Asked Joe Rogan To Tone It Down

“I’ve been doing the UFC for how long? F-ing, who knows? 97′. It’s very rare that anyone ever says anything. But, once we started going on FOX, the producer actually had to tell me in my ear, the FOX executive was like, ‘Tell him to take it down a notch.’ You can’t tell me to...


Mar 22, 2012 9:33 am

The UK's Brad Picket Blogs About Training And Diet

By Brad Picket: The weeks are all starting to blur into one as the routine of a fight camp begins to take shape. Physically, I’m starting to peak and feel like I want more at the end of my training sessions. It’s important that I reign that urge in as that’s when overtraining and injuries...

Mar 22, 2012 9:19 am

Dos Santos Plans On Knocking Overeem Out, But Will Go To The Ground As Plan B

“I think it’s the ultimate test for my striking. It’s still the biggest challenge. He was a K-1 champion, which is the greatest striking event in the world. He’s a very strong guy, good, but I trust in myself a lot and I try for the knockout in all of my fights. Regardless of him...

Mar 22, 2012 8:07 am

Maia vs. Kim & Fukuda vs. Philippou Added To Growing UFC 148 Card

Two additions to the UFC 148 card have just been added by UFC officials. A middleweight contest between Constantinos Philippou and Riki Fukuda have been added along with the welterweight debut of Demian Maia in his bout against Dong Hyun Kim. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 21, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC President Confirms Jose Aldo As UFC 149 Headliner

We ran a rumor here this morning that Jose Aldo was mentioned as a possible headliner for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary. That Rumor quickly turned to fact this afternoon during today’s UFC Special event press conference. Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance that Jose Aldo will in fact make his...

Mar 21, 2012 11:55 am

UFC Confirms Three Scheduled Canadian Shows In 2012 | GSP vs. Condit Likely For UFC 154

Today the UFC held a special press conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to announce the company’s intentions with the country over the next several years. UFC president Dana White confirmed that the promotion is poised to have three shows in 2012 and plans to continue that trend for the next 24-months. The three-annual promised events...

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rory MacDonald UFC 145 Blog | Talks Highs And Lows Of His Career

By Rory MacDonald: I’m writing this first pre-fight blog on a Sunday, my rest day, and the one day dedicated to allowing my body to recover from the rigours of training. By this stage, I’m desperate for the rest day to come around. Usually on a day off I’ll wake up, go to church, relax...

Mar 21, 2012 7:47 am

Rumor | Jose Aldo To Defend UFC Featherweight Title At UFC 149 In Calgary

One of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, Jose Aldo, is reportedly going to return to action on July 21 when the UFC heads to Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21 for UFC 149. While the company has to announce the show as finalized, a special press conference today is supposed to announce the show as...

Mar 21, 2012 7:28 am

McCall vs. Johnson II Booked For UFC on FX 3 | Sudden Death Round Included

We announced here on BJPENN.COM exactly one-week ago to the day that the McCall vs. Johnson rematch was rumored to be in the works for “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. However the UFC has now opted to put the bout on the schedule one week later and it is...

Mar 21, 2012 6:54 am

UFC on FX 4 | Camozzi vs. Catone Booked

The UFC has booked a middleweight contest for their upcoming UFC on FX 4 show between Chris Camozzi and Nick Catone. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down at The Revel Entertainment Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. In the headlining slot,...

Mar 20, 2012 1:25 pm

Ebersole Fires Back At Fellow Welterweight Koscheck For His Harsh Words Towards AKA

“Josh came out to AKA in 2004, but he didn’t come straight out to live in San Jose. He immediately settled into Fresno, where our manager lived in a mansion, had a private jet, and set Josh up with a cozy income-earning position coaching wrestling, privately, to groups of school-kids. Being AKA’s first All-American wrestler,...

Mar 20, 2012 12:44 pm

Munoz Surprised Boetsch Got The Fight He Wanted Against Bisping

“It was surprising to me. I thought we were on a collision course. I know there are a lot of people in the general public that wanted us to fight. I would have loved to fight Bisping just because he’s a bigger name and I match up well with him. But hey, he’s fighting Boetsch...

Mar 20, 2012 11:04 am

VIDEO | Inside Champ Dominick's UFC Camp – Las Vegas

Follow UFC Bantamweight World Champion Dominick Cruz into his training camp in Las Vegas, NV for a little preview of his routine and a look at his team. Read More: The Ultimate Fighter (News), UFC, MMA

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Rousey Eyes New Challengers In Kaufman, McMann & “Cyborg”

“There’s already that story background between me and Sarah Kaufman, and how everyone thinks she should have got the title shot and this fight needs to happen. And whenever Cris Cyborg comes back, that fight would be great to happen, and then there’s other girls like Sara McMann, who is an Olympic medalist in wrestling,...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

"TUF LIVE's" Justin Lawrence Talks About This Friday's Fight On FX

On Friday, March 23, in the third episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live reality show on FX, Villa Ridge, Missouri native Justin Lawrence (4-0 in his pro mixed martial arts career) will take on Brazilian veteran Cristiano Marcello (13-3) of Curitiba, as they continue their quest to be the next Ultimate Fighter and receive a...

Mar 20, 2012 8:56 am

Pearson Doesn’t Want TUF 15 Responsibilities To Stop Fighting Progress

“The show won’t stop me fighting. I’m training every day and just waiting for the call from the UFC. If the UFC wants to wait to see the how the season plays out, fair enough. But I’m fit, I’m healthy and I’m in good shape. My weight is down and I’m feeling good. I’m good...

Mar 20, 2012 8:14 am

Tito Ortiz Confirms Date For Griffin Rubber Match & Final UFC Bout

We reported last month that the UFC was looking at sending Tito Ortiz off with a rubber match against Forrest Griffin as he had requested. It now looks like that fight has been booked and they have scheduled it for UFC 148 in Las Vegas. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7...

Mar 20, 2012 7:52 am

Ronda Rousey Talks About Fighting Tate's Boyfriend & Other Men

“I just said that I could beat up her and boyfriend in the same day, which, he’s just some average, to below average MMA guy and I’m, like, the women’s world champion. It would be expected that I’d be able to beat the average MMA guy in my weight class, right? Is that such an...

Mar 19, 2012 4:03 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX Episode 2 Ratings Report

Ratings for the second installment of “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX are in and they are down slightly from the debut. UFC president Dana White marketed the second episode as the most emotional TUF he had ever filmed, but that didn’t do anything to persuade more viewers into tuning in. According to the official...