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Oct 19, 2011 10:52 am

Matt Riddle “fan page”

Matthew Frederick Riddle (born January 14, 1986) is an American mixed martial artist. A professional MMA competitor since 2008, Riddle made a name for himself by appearing on SpikeTV’s The Ultimate Fighter 7. He is currently under contract with the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC), fighting in the welterweight division.

Oct 19, 2011 6:56 am

Tavares vs. Jacoby Moved From Prelims To UFC 137 PPV Card

And alas, the UFC has put together next week’s UFC 137 main card. The latest addition to it comes way of Brad Tavares vs. Dustin Jacoby. The two were originally scheduled to meet on the evening’s facebook stream portion of the preliminary card; however, GSP’s bad luck turns into these two middleweights good luck. “UFC...

Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am

Kongo vs. Mitrione Promoted To UFC 137 Co-Main Event

With the news that UFC 137 lost its original main event, the entire card has been reshuffled to accommodate the absence of GSP vs. Condit. First on the list, was filling the main-event slot with Penn vs. Diaz and now the UFC has apparently decided on their co-headliner and it comes in the form of...

Oct 19, 2011 6:14 am

DK Publishing Releases “UFC Encyclopedia”

The UFC has teamed up with DK Publishing to release its long awaited “UFC Encyclopedia”, which is in stores. The 400-page project, which was lead by UFC.com editorial director/ book author Thomas Gerbasi, covers the entire 18-year history of the UFC in a unique combination of pictures, fighter bios, and event recaps. In celebration of...


Oct 18, 2011 7:35 pm

GSP trainer comments on injury

“After he cooled down, I knew he couldn’t fight anymore. I’ve been around, I’ve seen injuries, and I know that that kind of injury is going to take at least two to five weeks of not standing on it for it to be really good (and) sturdy to fight. I don’t know what the medical...

Oct 18, 2011 11:02 am

UFC GYM BJ PENN HAWAII ENROLLMENT CENTER TO OPEN TODAY

UFC GYM announces it will begin selling memberships to its newest, and first, location in Honolulu, Hawaii with an enrollment center set to open Tuesday, October 18. Partnering with Hawaii native and two-division UFC champion BJ Penn, this is the first signature gym for the brand. The location, which will open for workouts in early...

Oct 18, 2011 7:17 am

PROELITE, INC. ANNOUNCES MULTI-FIGHT DEAL WITH HDNET

ProElite, Inc., a subsidiary of Stratus Media Group, Inc. today announced it has signed a new, multi-fight, multi-year television deal, unveiled on last night’s LIVE broadcast of “Inside MMA”. The fight promotions company will air LIVE coverage of “HDNet Fights: ProElite – Big Guns” on November 5 at the iWireless Center in Moline, IL. “After...

Oct 17, 2011 5:40 pm

BJPENN.COM Middleweight Top 10 (Updated 10/17/11)

The world top 10 middleweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters with the exception of Bellator champion, Hector Lombard. Anderson Silva is the current UFC middleweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his years of dominance over the middleweight...

Oct 17, 2011 5:00 pm

Mitrione Feels Dangerous: Ready to take out Kongo in spectacular fashion

“I promise you I’m ready to scrap. I’ve put in so much work. I’m ready, I’m excited, I’m not overtrained. I feel l’m ready to go. I’m going to give a wonderful performance. If Cheick wins, damn good job but I really feel I’m going to give a hell of a run for it. I...

Oct 17, 2011 4:30 pm

Hendo Will Be Looking For Knockout In “Shogun” Fight

“I’m hoping it’s an explosive fight. Both have the ability to finish it via knockout, but it’s a five rounds bout, so we don’t have to rush into it. We don’t wanna get into a situation where Dan is tired for not having got his coups right. So, we’ll take our time during this fight....

Oct 17, 2011 1:00 pm

Pedro Rizzo Out Of ProElite II Bout With Tim Sylvia

With just three weeks until fight night, ProElite’s headlining bout has suffered a change. In the scheduled main event, Tim Sylvia was expected to face off with fellow MMA veteran, Pedro Rizzo; however, Rizzo has been forced off the card with an Arm injury. ProElite officials are actively seeking a replacement opponent and hope to...

Oct 17, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-Ins Set for October 28th, Frank Mir to Host Q&A

“UFC 137: St-Pierre vs. Condit” is now two weeks away and we gained word today that the weigh-ins for the event are set to take place the day before, on Friday, October 28th, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The same venue will also play host to the following night’s pay-per-view...

Oct 17, 2011 10:28 am

Lindland Thinks Silva will try weasel out of bout with Chael

“Anderson will to find a way to weasel out of that fight. I don’t know what his contractual obligations are as far as who he has to fight as a champion but they’re already laying the ground work… His manager Ed Soares is already making excuses for Anderson to not take that fight so yeah...

Oct 15, 2011 11:51 am

ANTHONY PETTIS DISCUSSES UFC 136 VICTORY OVER JEREMY STEPHENS

This past Saturday, Sergio “Showtime” Pettis showcased perhaps his most complete all-around showing to date in a split-decision victory over experienced KO artist Jeremy Stephens. It was a tough, back-and-forth battle, but in the end, “Showtime” got his hand raised in victory. “This win over Stephens was huge! I needed to get back on the...

Oct 14, 2011 3:27 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 10/14/11)

The world top 10 welterweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC fighters. GSP is the current UFC welterweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Jake Shields in front of a record breaking audience, he has not only...

Oct 14, 2011 6:50 am

Pettis Looking For Top 5 Opponent Before Years End

“I’d love to get back in there by the end of the year. That’d be ideal. There’s match ups going on right now and it doesn’t seem too promising. But I’ll be healthy and get ready and if anybody gets hurt or injured, I’ll be ready.” The last standing WEC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, talks...

Oct 13, 2011 5:40 pm

BJPENN.COM Lightweight Top 10 (Updated 10/13/11)

The world top 10 lightweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of UFC, Strikeforce, DREAM and Bellator talent. Frankie Edgar is the current UFC lightweight champion and as such gets the number 1 seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Gray Maynard at UFC 136 he has proven himself...

Oct 13, 2011 9:09 am

Report: Tim Kennedy UFC Bound

It would appear as if Strikeforce middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy has made the jump from Strikeforce over to the UFC. While this cannot be confirmed 100% by either the UFC or Kennedy, UFC.com has put up his fighter profile on their website and Kennedy himself changed his employment status from Strikeforce to “The Ultimate Fighting...

Oct 13, 2011 5:20 am

King Mo Has Rampage On His Radar, Wants To Fight

“This fool Rampage calls me out, and then people get mad when I respond? He’s a b—h in my eyes, because he didn’t respond. Maybe he’ll respond later, but the word is he wants to fight Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. That’s whatever. But he called me out, so I’m going to respond. When’s the last time...

Oct 12, 2011 4:35 pm

BJPENN.COM Featherweight Top 10 (Updated 10/12/11)

The world top 10 featherweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC talent with the exception of two Bellator roster holders. Jose Aldo is the current UFC featherweight champion and as such gets the number 1 seat on our rankings system. With his recent UFC 136 victory over Kenny Florian, his...

Oct 12, 2011 3:37 pm

Noons vs. Evangelista Round Out "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" Main Card

It would appear as if a four-fight main card has been set for December’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal event. Strikeforce officials have paired off KJ Noons with Billy Evangelista in the latest main card booking for the show. Joining them on the card will be Mousasi vs. OSP, Cyborg vs. Yamanaka and of course the...

Oct 12, 2011 12:42 pm

Jon Jones: The Rashad Evans Fight “is a fight I absolutely cannot lose”

“I realize what I could lose, and what I could lose in the fight that’s in front of me now. So when it comes to the question of ‘getting up for a fight’ that’s definitely not an issue. As far as getting up for the Rashad Evans fight, after all the drama that’s gone on...

Oct 12, 2011 10:50 am

Not Just Another Wrestler: Bubba Jenkins Says He “Will Not Lay-and –Pray”

For the last few months I have been covering the progress and adaption of future MMA fighter and 2011 NCAA National Wrestling Champion, Bubba Jenkins, for BJPenn.com. As I’ve continued with updates and announcements on Jenkins’ progress I’ve noticed that a lot of fans are pessimistic about the National Champ’s conversion into the sport of...

Oct 12, 2011 8:30 am

Undefeated Chad Mendes Ready To Take Belt Away From Aldo

“My time is going to come. I’ve only been doing this for three years. I’ve got 11 fights into my career. I’ve got plenty of time. That belt’s going to be mine sooner or later. It’s just hurry up and wait … I think with my wrestling credentials, my strength, my athleticism, I don’t think...

Oct 12, 2011 8:12 am

“Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal” Tickets On Sale This Week

Going to be in San Diego on December 17? If so, your chance to see live MMA action is upon you and tickets to the event go on sale this week. Strikeforce officials have made the lightweight title fight between Gilbert Melendez and Jorge Masvidal official for the December 17 date. The event, which features...

Oct 12, 2011 5:30 am

Not So Fast: Gilbert Melendez Not Yet Going To UFC, Will Face Masvidal On Dec. 17

Rumors fueled by UFC president Dana White had up until yesterday, placed Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez in a possible title fight with UFC champion Frankie Edgar. However after much speculation, the Strikeforce star will continue his duties as the Strikeforce lightweight champion and will attempt to defend his belt against ATT product, Jorge Masvidal...