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Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Nov 2, 2011 10:49 am

The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 To Air Lightweight and Welterweight Fighters on FX

The Ultimate Fighter season 15 is open to Lightweights (155lb) and Welterweights (170lb) fighters. With the UFC’s new deal with FOX TV the popular reality series is now set to air on the FX television channel. Tryouts for the latest installment of the show are set for December 5. Details are as follows: REQUIRMENTS: 1....

Nov 1, 2011 12:27 pm

Matt Mitrione Wishes He Would Have Fought Kongo Like Diaz Fought Penn

“It sucked. It was boring. I want to put on exciting fights. As soon as I watched it I thought, ‘That was exactly how I should have fought Cheick.’ Exactly how Nick Diaz fought B.J. is how I should have fought Cheick. Nick was aggressive and constantly threw punches at B.J. even if B.J. didn’t...

Nov 1, 2011 10:39 am

UFC 137 Prelims Special On Spike Draw 1.1 Million Viewers

The latest installment of the UFC and Spike TV’s “UFC Prelims” special drew in 1.1 million viewers and an overall 0.8 household rating this past Saturday. Spike TV officials confirmed the numbers this afternoon. Headlined by a lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Dennis Siver, the Spike Prelims special featured two action packed fights both...

Nov 1, 2011 8:20 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Booked For UFC 142

The UFC has set in motion plans to bring another Brazilian champion to his native soil for a title-fight of epic proportions. According to reports, Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his UFC featherweight title against long-time number one contender, Chad Mendes. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de...

Nov 1, 2011 7:30 am

UFC 137 Medical Suspensions Report

10 UFC 137 fighters will be forced on the shelf for a period of time as specified by The Nevada State Athletic Commission for damages suffered during last weekends pay-per-view event. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a...

Nov 1, 2011 6:00 am

UFC 138 Prelims to Stream Live on Facebook

Next Saturday’s UFC 138 main card is scheduled to air for free on SPIKE TV but will be showing on a tape delay because of the location of the fights (England). However, even though the main card will be on a delay the night’s preliminary fights are still set to stream LIVE on Facebook earlier...

Oct 31, 2011 10:50 am

UFC 137 Salary Report

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and...

Oct 29, 2011 10:33 pm

The Post-UFC 137 Victory Article

Somewhere in Stockton California there are celebrations going on this evening. But here in my hotel room in Las Vegas and in homes and bars across Hawaii we mourn. BJ Penn took defeat to Nick Diaz tonight in their UFC 137 main-event clash. Diaz was able to put a pace on Penn that eventually broke...

Oct 29, 2011 9:34 pm

UFC 137 Results: Diaz, Penn, Cerrone & Palaszewski Take home $75k Bonus

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this evening from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and most...

Oct 28, 2011 11:52 am

BJ Penn: "I dont believe my hype anymore"

I got here to Las Vegas and am ready for my UFC 137 main event fight with Nick Diaz. He’s a great fighter who I respect and I like. Nick and his brother Nate actually came out to help me train for my UFC 101 match against Kenny Florian. We’re not close friends, but both...

Oct 28, 2011 11:43 am

BJ Penn: "This is the new and improved BJ Penn"

A little over a decade ago, Jay Dee “BJ” Penn made his mixed martial arts debut by scoring a 1st round TKO victory over Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He earned the nickname “The Prodigy” because of his natural in-cage ability that easily had him pegged as the future of the sport. But with youth...

Oct 27, 2011 4:05 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Undercard to Stream on Facebook and FOX.com

Dana White today announced that the undercard for next month’s UFC on FOX 1 event will stream live and for free on Facebook and FOX.com. The main event, which is a 5 round heavyweight title fight between Champion Cain Velasquez (9-0 MMA) and number one contender Junior Dos Santos (13-1 MMA), will be the only...

Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm

Talent Filled Bellator 56 Card Invades KC's Memorial Hall Saturday Night

As Bellator Fighting Championships prepares to invade Memorial Hall in Kansas City on October 29th, the fight card has been finalized with a number of preliminary fights featuring some explosive local talent sure to make the Kansas City faithful proud. Saturday will also feature the Kansas City return of Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, who...

Oct 26, 2011 8:09 am

Viacom Buys Majority Stake In Bellator

Viacom, the parent company behind MTV networks, has purchased a majority stake in the Bellator Promotion with plans to start airing shows on Spike TV in 2013. USA Today was the first to report the news of the story, as Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explained that talks were ongoing for the past year, and that...

Oct 26, 2011 8:05 am

Cerrone to Siver: “Let's go! Let's fight! Let's get violent”

“I’m gonna go in there and impose my will and do what I do and not worry about what they do. You know, I’m fighting (hesitates) Siver…I don’t care what he’s gonna do. I don’t give a s—. I know what I’m gonna do. I’m gonna get in there and whip his ass so I...

Oct 25, 2011 8:14 am

BJ Penn Blogs About Lead Up To UFC 137

It’s been a crazy week. I found out about Georges St-Pierre’s knee injury keeping him and Carlos Condit off the UFC 137 card, and me and Nick Diaz being the new main event when I saw it on BJPenn.com. Then yesterday we had a crazy press conference call where Nick Diaz wasn’t on until 40...

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...