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Nov 23, 2011 11:12 am

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blog: Week 1

For the past couple of weeks, ever since my fight with Diaz, I have just been taking it easy. When I am not relaxing at home, I am just hanging out with old friends from high school and spending time with my daughter and family. I have been back in Hawaii for a while now,...

Nov 23, 2011 10:26 am

Help The Miller Family This Holiday Season And Donate

UFC Middleweight fighter Dan Miller is currently involved in one of the biggest fights of his life, fighting to keep his son Danny Miller Jr. alive.  Danny Miller Jr. was born with autosomal recessive polycystic kidney disease (PKD). Polycystic kidney disease (PKD) is a genetic disorder which causes multiple cysts to develop on the kidneys in...

Nov 22, 2011 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Cruz Ready To Face Faber To Complete Trilogy

“The way that he beat Bowles, I think it warrants a title fight for him. That’s fine with me. I’ve got no problem. It was going to be him or Bowles, I knew that coming into that fight, and I was ready to take on either one of them. He beat somebody in the Top...


Nov 18, 2011 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Exclusive: Jason Brilz Talks About Tomorrow Night's Fight With Ryan Bader

Tomorrow night MMA fans will be treated to an intriguing light-heavyweight match up between the always “tough” Jason Brilz and the “TUF” winner, Ryan Bader, live and free on Spike TV. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight...

Nov 18, 2011 9:28 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who Will Be The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champ in 2012?

In our inaugural polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought would be the UFC’s 205 pound champion in the coming year. With the main event between “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson going down this weekend and a title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida in just a few weeks, the...

Nov 18, 2011 3:00 am

UFC NEWS – Shields vs. Akiyama Confirmed For Co-Main Event At UFC 144 In Japan

We reported earlier in the week that Jake Shields would be welcoming Yoshihiro Akiyama to the welterweight division in Japan, however at the time of our initial report, we did not know the bouts placement on the card. Late last night, BJPENN.COM received an email from the Shields camp with confirmation that Shields vs. Akiyama...

Nov 17, 2011 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – Anderson Silva: "Chael Talks To Much, I'm Read To Fight Chael"

“I don’t like [Chael Sonnen]. This guy [wants to] fight me? Go to Brazil. No problem… Chael talks too much. I’m ready to fight Chael. But you have the chance – go to Brazil to fight me.” Anderson Silva tells mmanation.com that he is not happy with his would be title challenger Chael Sonnen and...

Nov 17, 2011 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Rob Broughton Expected To Welcome Ednaldo Oliveira To The UFC in Rio

We announced earlier that stand-out heavyweight fighter Ednaldo Oliveira is expected to make his UFC debut at January’s UFC 142 event and now it would appear that he has an opponent in the works. Bout agreements have yet to be signed, but if rumors hold true, this bout is expected to be announced as official...

Nov 17, 2011 8:52 am

UFC NEWS – Report: UFC on FOX 2 In The Works For January 28 In Chicago

In a report coming out of Yahoo Sports it was confirmed that the UFC and FOX TV are planning their second live MMA broadcast on January 28th just one week prior to the Nick Diaz vs. GSP title fight on Super Bowl weekend. Here is what the report says: Multiple sources confirm that Jan. 28...

Nov 16, 2011 8:02 am

UFC NEWS – Nam Phan Picks Up Jim Hettes As UFC 141 Opponent

UFC officials have put together another matchup for their year end show set to go down on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas and it comes in the form of a featherweight showdown between Nam Phan and Jim Hettes. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...

Nov 15, 2011 8:25 am

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Sacrificing It All To Return To Glory At UFC 139

“To my family, friends, and true students, I miss you guys and am coming home in a week. The choices I have to make to become a world champion again comes at an extremely high expense. I know what must be done to take care of my family, students, business, and employees. When I was...

Nov 15, 2011 8:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Files Lawsuit Against New York

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and a group of plaintiffs including fighters, fans, trainers and others involved with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials challenging the constitutionality of the state law banning live professional MMA events and associated activities (the “Ban”). The lawsuit, filed...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 14, 2011 10:46 am

UFC NEWS – Shields Set To Face Welterweight Newcomer Akiyama In Japan

A welterweight clash of epic proportions has just been confirmed by UFC officials to be going down in Japan in 2012 when Jake Shields returns to action to welcome Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC’s welterweight division. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...

Nov 14, 2011 10:10 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Henderson Wants Jon Jones After Shogun Fight This Weekend

“I actually would have rather been in a fight for the title, but this fight excites me too. Shogun’s a tough guy, and it’s gonna be a big challenge… I’m not going to try extra hard to knock him out just to get a title shot. I’m going out there first and foremost to win...

Nov 13, 2011 5:30 pm

UPDATE:5.7 million viewers tuned in to watch Velasquez vs. Dos Santos on FOX

The UFC’s first night on network television has reportedly drawn in about 4.6 million viewers according to early estimates. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of...

Nov 12, 2011 12:13 pm

UFC on FOX 1: Fight Day Bettings Odds and Breakdown For Velasquez vs. Dos Santos

This evening for the first time ever the UFC will be broadcast for free on Network Television. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos for the UFC’s heavyweight title is being called the biggest fight in UFC history. Expected to introduce an entire new audience to the sport, the UFC has put their best foot forward...

Nov 11, 2011 5:00 am

Rich Attonito Books Jake Hecht In UFC 140 Prelim Bout

As we reported just days ago, Rich Attonito was forced out of his UFC 140 bout when his original opponent, Claude Patrick, got the call to fill in on the pay-per-view portion of the December show for the injured Rory MacDonald. The UFC promised that Attonito’s slot on the card was not in jeopardy and...