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Dec 5, 2012 5:33 pm

BJPENN.COM UFC on FOX Pre-Party @ Pink Ultra Lounge

THIS FRIDAY. #LUCYFRIDAY at PNK Restaurant & Lounge THE OFFICIAL “BJPenn.com” Pre-Fight Party/Fan Rally! Brought to you by: LSeattle.com, Steady Productions, Brian Franada Presents: Reign Ton’s of Giveways & Prizes throughout the night with some special guest appearances from members of Team Penn/BJPenn.com. BJ Penn will NOT be making an appearance in part of preparation...

Dec 5, 2012 12:27 pm

Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi added to UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London | UFC News

A featherweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 15” cast member Andy Ogle (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and former No. 1 contender Josh Grispi (14-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FUEL TV 7 card in London, England. Andy Ogle appeared on “TUF 15” earlier this year, this after posting a seven-fight win...

Dec 5, 2012 10:40 am

Dana White confirms Renan Barao vs. Michael McDonald title fight in 2013 | UFC News

With the news that current UFC bantamweight champ Dominick Cruz will be on the shelf for another 6-9 months due to a second ACL surgery, UFC President Dana White has confirmed that interim champ Renan Barao (29-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) will now defend his belt against Michael McDonald (19-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) in early 2013. Barao, who won the...

Dec 4, 2012 7:41 pm

Fuel TV debuts “Benson Henderson: Rising Up” Wednesday night at 11 p.m.

By Evan Stoumbelis Fuel TV is airing a one-hour special on lightweight champion Ben Henderson’s “struggles and motivations that helped him become one of the best in the UFC.” Wednesday night at 11 p.m. ET. Henderson’s trainer, mother, brother, and girlfriend discuss what Henderson considers to be his defining moment in Mixed Martial Arts: Losing...

Dec 4, 2012 4:50 pm

Couture responds to Seagal’s no holds barred challenge | MMA News

It was a while back now, that Randy Couture joked that the only way he would come out of retirement is if the UFC were to offer him a fight with Steven Seagal. Clearly, Seagal didn’t take Randy Couture’s remarks as that of a joking manner, as he told the following to Ariel Helwani of...

Dec 4, 2012 8:39 am

UFC on Fox 5 moves Siver vs Phan to televised prelims

By Evan Stoumbelis The UFC has moved Dennis Siver vs Nam Phan to the televised prelims on FX for Friday’s UFC on Fox 5 card which features our own BJ Penn. UFC on Fox 5 takes place in Seattle with Benson Henderson defending his lightweight title against Nate Diaz in the main event. Facebook prelims...

Dec 4, 2012 8:26 am

TUF ratings: episode 11 draws in 804,000 viewers

By Evan Stoumbelis Friday’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter saw a climb in viewers, with episode 11 drawing in a total of 804,000 viewers, 161,000 more than the previous episode. This episode saw former friends and teammates Mike Ricci and Michael Hill fight to a decision with Mike Ricci coming out on top as well...

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

Jospeh Benavidez vs. Ian McCall set for UFC 156 on Superbowl weekend | UFC News

Flyweight contenders Jospeh Benavidez (16-3 MMA, 3-1 UFC) and Ian McCall (11-3-1 MMA, 0-1-1 UFC) have agreed to meet at UFC 156 this February. Benavidez stopped Yasuhiro Urushitani via first round TKO back in March to earn a spot in the inagural Flyweight tournament finals. However, in the tournament final at UFC 152, Benavidez lost a decision to Demetrious...

Dec 4, 2012 6:58 am

VIDEO | UFC on FOX 5: Sneak Peak Of Show Opener | UFC NEWS

The UFC returns to Seattle for an epic night of free fights, headlined by a lightweight title bout between Benson Henderson and Nate Diaz. Plus a light heavyweight showdown between Shogun Rua and Alexander Gustafsson and BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to face rising star Rory MacDonald

Dec 4, 2012 6:49 am

Overeem: I’ve Never Actually Dealt With Dana White | UFC NEWS

“I never really dealt with Dana. Just hello and goodbye, we never really spoke really. Of course there’s a respect from my side and his side, a mutual respect but when this happened, the show has to go on. The show didn’t go on and I took responsibility for it but we didn’t speak. I...

Dec 4, 2012 6:45 am

The Ultimate Fighter Reality Series Moves To Tuesday’s On FX | UFC NEWS

Officially, we have yet to get confirmation from the UFC or FX officials about the new date and time for the upcoming season of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series. Unofficially however, the UFC ran an ad in the latest issue of “UFC 360” magazine with a Tuesday release. While it is safe to say this...

Dec 4, 2012 6:38 am

Steven Seagal: I’d Fight Randy Couture No Rules | UFC NEWS

“I have to wonder what his intentions may have been in saying that. I always thought that Randy was my friend and a gentleman. I’m kind of confused why he would say that, but I’m here, anybody can find me any time and any place. If Randy really wants to fight me, he can fight...

Dec 4, 2012 6:37 am

Urijah Faber vs. Ivan Menjivar in the works for UFC 157 in Anaheim | UFC News

A bantamweight bout between former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber (26-6 MMA, 2-2 UFC) and Ivan Menjivar (25-9 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is being targeted for UFC 157 in February. Faber returns to the octagon for the first time since losing an interim UFC bantamweight championship match to Renan Barao at UFC 149 in July. Prior...

Dec 4, 2012 6:31 am

King Mo Scheduled to Make Bellator Debut on January 17th | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, “King Mo” Lawal, is set to make his Bellator debut on January 17 in Irvine California. MMAFighting.com got the scoop: According to sources close to the event, “King Mo” will make his first Bellator appearance on Thursday, Jan. 17, at the UCI Bren Events Center in Irvine, Calif. Lawal will compete...

Dec 3, 2012 11:45 am

Luke Rockhold to Bisping: “See you in the UFC” | UFC NEWS

Last week Michael Bisping went on the record and called himself the “unofficial” Strikeforce middleweight champion. This proclamation came after he reportedly got the better of Rockhold in a training session. With Luke now forced on the shelf to to a nagging wrist injury the Strikeforce champion took to twitter to respond to Bisping’s claim: