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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...

Dec 23, 2011 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Munoz Says The UFC Can Cancel Security Plans For Sonnen In Brazil

And that’s because Chael Sonnen won’t be getting his title shot against Anderson Silva after Mark is done with him. That is of course, according to Munoz… “They don’t need to have security around (Sonnen) because he ain’t going to Brazil. I kind of feel disrespected a little bit, but you know what? It is...

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Anthony “Rumble” Johnson: “I’m definitely not afraid to bang with Vitor”

On January 14th, Anthony “Rumble” Johnson meets Vitor Belfort in “The Phenom’s” backyard of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for UFC 142. When he was asked by MMAFightCorner.com about whether there was pressure of fighting a famed Brazilian in Brazil, Johnson seemed indifferent of the situation. “…like I approach every other fight. You know, he’s human,...

Dec 21, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Dominick Cruz Blames Faber For Less Than Perfect Public Image

“I think a lot of people have misconceptions about me. People usually believe what Faber’s been saying about me, that I’m a d-bag and all these negative things. Of course, he’s going to say negative things about me. I’ve beaten him and some of his teammates. What nice stuff will he have to say about...