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Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Jan 2, 2012 8:33 am

UFC NEWS – Easton vs. Stone Booked Added To UFC on FX 1

A bantamweight bout has been added to the main card of the UFC’s first ever live event on Fox affiliate station, FX. 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 Miller will serve as the evening’s...

Dec 30, 2011 2:00 pm

UFC NEWS – BJPENN.COM'S UFC 141 Discussion Thread

Tonight’s UFC 141 event is the last of 2011. This year we have seen more MMA events than ever and the UFC is sending off the year with a bang in what has been marketed as the largest main event in UFC history. Scheduled for five-rounds, Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem are guaranteed to deliver...

Dec 30, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Betting Lines: Overeem And Cerrone Favorites Tonight

We can sit here and debate these matchups tonight until we are blue in the face. But between having your fan favorite and doing your own variation of MMA Math, tonight’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event is stacked with many intriguing fights that are hard to call. We’ve done our poll for the week; we’ve weighed...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 29, 2011 1:38 pm

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Blog: "I'm In Nate's Head"

What I can say is that Nate Diaz is a little (individual) who is going to get his ass kicked at UFC 141 tomorrow night. What happened yesterday when Dana White brought us together to do a pose-down? That was all Diaz. He came towards me, he was mumbling something stupid – who knows what,...

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

Dec 28, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem: No one in the division can strike with me

On the verge of making his UFC debut, UFC 141 main event participant, Alistair Overeem took to his personal blog to discuss this Friday’s fight. Here are the highlights via YahooSports: “The fight has been promoted as the biggest two athletes in UFC history fighting for the No. 1 contender spot in the heavyweight division....

Dec 28, 2011 4:15 am

UFC NEWS – Court McGee Draws Constantinos Philippou In UFC on FX 2 Bout

A middleweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second trip to the FX network in the form of Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday evening. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 27, 2011 7:35 am

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Wants To Go Pro In Two Additional Sports

“My two goals next year (are): I’m trying to work with the PBR (Professional Bull Riders, Inc.). I actually want to ride. I want to work with the UFC and work with the PBR and make a publicity junket out of it. Get on one of the baddest m———–s. Why not? I’m (also) gonna become...

Dec 27, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Nothing to Hide: Voluntary Drug Tests to Clean Up the Sport?

Margaret Goodman, founder of The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), recently created a program for boxing and MMA that allows fighters to sign up for unannounced drug testing by the organization. Test results would be forwarded to state commissions whom would review and penalize fighters for extraneous substance violations. The former ringside doctor for the Nevada...

Dec 26, 2011 1:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Jones Can Beat Hendo Everywhere, Says Coach

“Dan’s big right hand is always a big challenge. [He’s] somebody that could be able to close that gap and find a hole and try to get to Jon’s chin. That’s probably the dilemma with him, but he’s small. I don’t think he can outwrestle Jon. I think Jon beats him everywhere. I don’t think...

Dec 23, 2011 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Should the UFC Acquire Gilbert Melendez?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers if you thought the UFC should sign Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez following his successful title defense over Jorge Masvidal last weekend. After tallying the totals it appears that the majority of MMA fans do indeed think that Gilbert belongs in the UFC contender picture. With 2,113...