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Dec 20, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – "I'm Looking Forward To Fighting Dos Santos" Says Overeem

“Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me — striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand. I must say that he is very dangerous with his hands. He’s got a lot [of power] in both punches; he’s clever and he’s fast. I’m looking forward to fighting...

Dec 20, 2011 11:56 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Happy To Welcome Strikeforce Heavyweights To The UFC

“We don’t have the type of depth that the other weight classes have and I think it’s only a benefit to move them (Strikeforce heavyweights) over to us. I guess I have a bad taste in my mouth because of what happened when I first started my career. I had to always hear about, ‘Oh,...


Dec 19, 2011 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Tickets Go On Sale Tomorrow

Attention Australian MMA fans and everyone willing to make the trip, UFC on FX 2 tickets go on sale tomorrow for the UFC’s return trip to the land down under. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia...

Dec 19, 2011 11:22 am

UFC NEWS – M-1 Global President Calls Dana White "A Dog On Hay"

“We want to have 3 fights. One in Russia, one in Europe, and one in the USA. We really want to get a rematch with Werdum, but he is locked up in the prison called UFC, and because of that arranging for him to fight Fedor would be very difficult. Dana White is like a...

Dec 19, 2011 9:37 am

UFC NEWS – Lorenzo Fertitta: “11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out”

“…our biggest issue lately has been 11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out and required replacement fighters. It’s like there’s been a hex over us. So it’s been a challenge to run the business how we’ve planned to. Forcing to shuffle in guys, re-scramble … it takes the steam out of your...

Dec 19, 2011 9:19 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem On Steroid Accusations: Haters Gonna Hate

“I’m now the most tested fighter in the sport. I will be tested four times in three weeks, and then at least twice more in the next six months in addition to any testing for my next fight. I have had people – I will politely call them ‘haters’ – accuse me of taking steroids...

Dec 18, 2011 11:32 am

UFC NEWS – Ricardo Funch In For Paulo Thiago Against Mike Pyle In Brazil

The UFC is taking no time to book replacement opponents after losing four UFC 142 competitors due to injury last week. In the latest last minute booking UFC officials have announced that welterweight Ricardo Funch has agreed to step in for the injured Paulo Thiago and face Xtreme Couture fighter, Mike Pyle at UFC 142....

Dec 17, 2011 9:25 am

Bellator Adds Elite Japanese Bantamweights Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura

In a continuing effort to scout and sign the world’s best talent, Bellator Fighting Championships has added two dynamic bantamweights in Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi “Iron” Nakamura. Both will compete in the promotion’s upcoming Season 6 Bantamweight Tournament, joining Alexis Vila, Marcos Galvao, Ed West, Rodrigo Lima, Luis Nogueira and a yet to be named...

Dec 16, 2011 1:56 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Can Anyone Beat Jon Jones?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought could beat UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones inside professional competition. After almost 5,000 votes from our readers a staggering 53.4% (2,586 votes) of you thought that Anderson Silva is the man for the job. 769 voters (15.9%) voted that Rashad Evans...

Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 16, 2011 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – Gabe Gonzaga Returns To Face Ednaldo Oliveira At UFC 142

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Gabriel Gonzaga received an early Christmas present from the UFC today in the form of a new 4-fight contract. Previously cut from the promotion after consecutive losses to Junior Dos Santos and Brendan Schaub, the big man finally gets to return to his promotional home after more than a year...

Dec 15, 2011 9:27 am

UFC NEWS – Mafia Killers, Altered Photo’s and Thai Manhunt Surround Latest Story From Junie Browning, Asks For Americans To Contact Embassy

Earlier this week we featured a story about former UFC lightweight fighter, Junie Browning and his escapades in Thailand. In the initial report, Thai officials announced a manhunt for Browning after he apparently went on an insane rampage and left a woman, tourists and nurses injured in his path before fleeing the hospital to avoid...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...

Dec 13, 2011 11:58 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia: I can Submit Michael Bisping

“He has a good submission defense but it doesn’t matter. I’ve fought guys before that have never been submitted before many times and I’ve submitted them. I know I have the chance to submit him.” In a recent interview with mmafighting.com, top UFC middleweight fighter Demian Maia tells the guys that he believes he can...

Dec 13, 2011 11:48 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Medical Suspensions Report

All fighters from the Dec. 10 UFC 140 event received medical suspensions of at least 14 days for precautionary reasons. The Ontario Ministry of Consumer Services released the report this afternoon. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight...