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Dec 19, 2011 9:19 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem On Steroid Accusations: Haters Gonna Hate

“I’m now the most tested fighter in the sport. I will be tested four times in three weeks, and then at least twice more in the next six months in addition to any testing for my next fight. I have had people – I will politely call them ‘haters’ – accuse me of taking steroids...

Dec 18, 2011 11:32 am

UFC NEWS – Ricardo Funch In For Paulo Thiago Against Mike Pyle In Brazil

The UFC is taking no time to book replacement opponents after losing four UFC 142 competitors due to injury last week. In the latest last minute booking UFC officials have announced that welterweight Ricardo Funch has agreed to step in for the injured Paulo Thiago and face Xtreme Couture fighter, Mike Pyle at UFC 142....

Dec 17, 2011 9:25 am

Bellator Adds Elite Japanese Bantamweights Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura

In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world’s best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has added two dynamic bantamweights in Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura. Both will compete in the promotion’s upcoming Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament, joining Alexis Vila, Marcos Galvao, Ed West, Rodrigo Lima, Luis Nogueira and a yet to be named...

Dec 16, 2011 1:56 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Can Anyone Beat Jon Jones?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought could beat UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones inside professional competition. After almost 5,000 votes from our readers a staggering 53.4% (2,586 votes) of you thought that Anderson Silva is the man for the job. 769 voters (15.9%) voted that Rashad Evans...


Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 16, 2011 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – Gabe Gonzaga Returns To Face Ednaldo Oliveira At UFC 142

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Gabriel Gonzaga received an early Christmas present from the UFC today in the form of a new 4-fight contract. Previously cut from the promotion after consecutive losses to Junior Dos Santos and Brendan Schaub, the big man finally gets to return to his promotional home after more than a year...

Dec 15, 2011 9:27 am

UFC NEWS – Mafia Killers, Altered Photo’s and Thai Manhunt Surround Latest Story From Junie Browning, Asks For Americans To Contact Embassy

Earlier this week we featured a story about former UFC lightweight fighter, Junie Browning and his escapades in Thailand. In the initial report, Thai officials announced a manhunt for Browning after he apparently went on an insane rampage and left a woman, tourists and nurses injured in his path before fleeing the hospital to avoid...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...

Dec 13, 2011 11:58 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia: I can Submit Michael Bisping

“He has a good submission defense but it doesn’t matter. I’ve fought guys before that have never been submitted before many times and I’ve submitted them. I know I have the chance to submit him.” In a recent interview with mmafighting.com, top UFC middleweight fighter Demian Maia tells the guys that he believes he can...

Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Medical Suspensions Report

All fighters from the Dec. 10 UFC 140 event received medical suspensions of at least 14 days for precautionary reasons. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services released the report this afternoon. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight...

Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 12, 2011 11:49 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Eyeing Major Brazilian Event In May 2012

UFC President Dana White announced this past Saturday that the UFC will make an effort to return to Brazil as soon as May. With record numbers drawing from Brazil’s prideful fans, the Brazilian venue could possibly host Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II if Sonnen wins his next fight vs. Mark Munoz. The event would...

Dec 12, 2011 9:11 am

UFC NEWS – Strikeforce Fighters Will Remain In Strikeforce, Says White

Just a few months ago, the MMA world including Dana White was clamoring to have Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez cross over to the UFC. Gilbert too was hoping to follow his fellow teammates, Jake Shields and Nick Diaz over to the UFC’s Octagon to face the world’s elite competition that only the UFC can...

Dec 10, 2011 11:20 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Rumors Flying That Overeem Is Out OF UFC 141 Main Event

In the midst of all the post-UFC 140 coverage, several members from the MMA media world are reporting that Alistair Overeem may have to remove himself from the UFC 141 main event against Brock Lesnar. Josh Gross of ESPN even went as far as to state that Overeem is on this Monday’s agenda in the...

Dec 10, 2011 9:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Results: Jones And Mir Impress

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Lyoto Machida via technical submission (standing guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:26 (to retain light-heavyweight title) Frank Mir def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:38 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Tito Ortiz via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:15 Brian Ebersole def. Claude Patrick via split...

Dec 9, 2011 3:10 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: How Does This Weekends UFC 140 Main Event End?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers how you thought tomorrow night’s main event between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida would end. Jon Jones has looked unstoppable his entire MMA career. Some are starting to call him “The Legend Killer” for his ability to take out MMA greats like “Shogun” Rua...

Dec 9, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Live UFC 140 Weigh-In Results

UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. Full Weigh-In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204) Frank Mir (260) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239) Antonio Rogerio...

Dec 9, 2011 9:48 am

UFC NEWS – Frankie Edgar Is His Own Biggest Fan

“I was in awe of it myself; I was in awe of what I’d done, just like everyone else. I don’t like the first round, I have two young kids, they’ll be watching it, and they don’t like the first round either. Everyone asked how did you make it through the round? I don’t know....

Dec 8, 2011 4:04 pm

UFC NEWS: Strikeforce Staying On Showtime

“It’s staying, and hopefully I’ll have all the information for you next week,” said UFC President Dana White. “Just sit and wait and watch what I do,” he said. “Trust me, it’s going to be just fine. Like I said last time I talked to you guys about this, I’m getting into this, and I’m going...

Dec 8, 2011 1:34 pm

UFC NEWS: UFC Set To Announce Flyweight Class This Weekend

It seems the smaller the package, the bigger the bang. At least that seems like what the UFC is thinking as it plans to announce the addition of the 125 lbs. weight class to the organization this weekend. And what better time to add a new weight class of “smaller” fighters than after an extremely...

Dec 8, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Gets Sandoval vs. Denis

A new addition to the UFC’s debut on FX is set in the bantamweight division between Joseph Sandoval and Nick Denis. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim...

Dec 7, 2011 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blogs About The Evolution Of Mixed Martial Arts

When I first started out in this sport, I did it for the test, for the purity of being a martial artist and putting up my jiu-jitsu against the craft of other tough, competing athletes and their styles. I didn’t do it for fame, for money or for titles and championships. Back when I started,...