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Oct 27, 2012 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alchemist Prospect Kurt Holobaugh: “I’m a fight or two away from the UFC”

The last time BJPenn.com spoke with undefeated featherweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh, he was preparing to square off with Ronnie Rogers to continue his unbeaten momentum. Holobaugh won that fight with a second round submission victory and upped his professional record to 8-0. That was merely two months ago and now the tough Alchemist managed fighter...

Oct 27, 2012 8:41 am

THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER FRIDAYS EPISODE 7 RECAP AND RESULTS | UFC NEWS

One of the season’s most recent feuds was settled in the Octagon on Friday as Canadian Michael Hill defeated Matt Secor with a split decision win on The Ultimate Fighter Fridays episode seven – ‘Summer Camp’ – that aired on FX. After a heated argument in the house, the rivals finally got to settle their...

Oct 26, 2012 8:36 am

UFC Offered Rampage Coaching Slot Opposite Sonnen Before Jones Booking | UFC NEWS

According to a report on MMAFighting.com, UFC President Dana White as well as former UFC light-heavyweight champion Rampage Jackson both confirmed that Jackson turned down the TUF coaching gig opposite Chael Sonnen prior to the Jones booking. The currently anti-UFC “Rampage” Jackson had this to say on the matter: “Forget TUF. I’m not interested in...

Oct 26, 2012 8:32 am

Glover Teixeira: Rampage Is Clueless | UFC NEWS

“I’ll have to talk to me, man (laughs). I hope it is me, but at the moment I’m doing some fights to get more experience. I learned a lot with this fight against Maldonado. Even with the victory, learned a lot. I have to learn more and gain experience to enter the Octagon [against Jones]....

Oct 25, 2012 9:37 am

Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury added to UFC 155 | UFC News

A lightweight showdown between Michael Johnson (12-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Myles Jury (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC’s year-end card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Johnson has won three straight fights, this after starting his UFC career by going 1-2. His latest win came over Danny Castillo at UFC on FX 5...

Oct 25, 2012 9:04 am

Cain Velasquez: Cormier Would Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“I think [Cormier] wants to drop down [to light heavyweight].He’s been wanting that fight with Jon Jones for a while now. We’ve definitely talked about it. [When] he does come into the UFC, he can make 205 [pounds]. He’s heavy right now. He’s like 240 [pounds] right now. But, you know, we’ll clean up his...

Oct 25, 2012 8:39 am

Cerrone Tired Of Waiting On Pettis, Considering Other Options | UFC NEWS

“We were supposed to go in Denver, no. OK, we’ll be ready in December. No, now we’ll actually be ready in January. Now is it February, March? How long can you just (wait) — I don’t know. I understand the guy is hurt, but I got bills to pay, too.” “Joe (Silva’s) attitude is, ‘Why...

Oct 24, 2012 4:23 pm

Exclusive: TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #4

  Bio: World Fighting Federation and CFFC Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera  (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

WSOF Adds Tyrone Spong-Travis Bartlett to Televised Portion of their November 3rd Card

  Kickboxing legend Tyrone Spong was recently a guest on BJPenn.Com Radio and told hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and myself that he was more than prepared to make his MMA debut for the World Series of Fighting on November 3rd against Travis Bartlett. Today WSOF announced that Spong’s fight will be added to the televised portion...

Oct 24, 2012 4:20 pm

Remembering A Pioneer: Jeff Blatnick Passes At 55 Years Old | UFC NEWS

Remembering Olympic Gold Medalist and MMA Pioneer Jeff Blatnick The MMA world lost an icon today. Jeff Blatnick — former UFC commentator, MMA judge and referee — died earlier today of complications from open-heart surgery, according to multiple sources. He was 55 years old. To many fans, Blatnick will be remembered as a pioneer of...

Oct 24, 2012 10:19 am

Jon Jones Will Soon Reach Anderson Silva Level Striking Says Coach | UFC NEWS

“Since he’s come to camp, I’m real blessed that this young man listens and he went from being mostly a wrestler to now he’s turning over to becoming a great striker in the division. He’s almost there, he’s almost to that Anderson Silva place where he is going to start getting those one punch and...

Oct 24, 2012 10:15 am

This Week on BJPenn.com Radio: Liz Carmouche, Johny Hendricks and Martin Kampmann

On the final Sunday episode before BJPenn.com Radio officially moves to Wednesday nights in November, hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will close out the week with a bang! Our lineup so far includes top Strikeforce and Invicta FC bantamweight Liz Carmouche and UFC welterweight contenders Johny Hendricks and Martin Kampmann. A former United States...

Oct 24, 2012 10:10 am

Overeem Wants Title Shot, But Won’t Wait For Championship Fight | UFC NEWS

“Right now, he’s not even licensed so the UFC’s hands are tied. Until he gets licensed, the UFC can’t book him a fight until he gets licensed. So right now it’s all talk. Based upon when he gets licensed and it also depends on the winner of dos Santos and Cain (Velasquez) fight come out...

Oct 24, 2012 9:48 am

Joe Lauzon on Maynard: He’s Not a Great Finisher | UFC NEWS

“The money’s really nice, but it’s really not the driving factor behind it. The basing is that’s just how I like to fight. I like to go out there and submit guys, I like to go out there and attack. Sometimes I’m a little over-aggressive and it leads to cardio issues and things like that,...