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Apr 20, 2012 8:00 am

PREVIEW | MacDonald vs. Mills: UFC 145 Co-Main Event

By Adam Conklin: Main events usually cast a shadow that covers most of the main card. However, this shadow should not block the talent on the undercard. This is unfortunately the case with this weekends UFC 145 event, headlined, of course, by Jon Jones defending his title against Rashad Evans. Before I travel to far...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145

By Evan Stoumbelis Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender...

Apr 19, 2012 7:55 am

Rumor | Silva vs. Sonnen II Might Get Moved To Vegas

By Adam Conklin: BJPENN.COM recently reported that the UFC 147 date and/or location is in jeopardy of being changed due to the United Nations convention, Rio +20. Although these are just rumors for the time being, Anderson Silva has already expressed his displeasure towards the situation in saying that the fight must take place in...

Apr 18, 2012 5:17 pm

Bisping says he would've stopped Sonnen had their fight been five rounds

By Evan Stoumbelis: Middleweight Michael ‘the count’ Bisping said the following in a recent interview: “I think Chael will out-wrestle Anderson and beat him this time, and then I’ll get the rematch with Chael considering how close our fight was. If I had Chael over five rounds, I’d definitely beat him. In that last fight,...

Apr 17, 2012 5:22 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 2 Ratings Report

By Evan Stoumbelis: 197,000 people tuned in this past weekend to UFC on Fuel TV 2, where among others, Dennis Siver, Brian Stann, and Alexander Gustafsson emerged victorious. This is similar to the 217,000 viewers that watched UFC on Fuel TV 1, which set an all time prime time rating record for Fuel TV. This...

Apr 17, 2012 12:40 pm

Alexander Gustafsson Feels Ready To Fight Jon Jones

By Evan Stoumbelis: After defeating Thiago Silva this past weekend, Light Heavyweight Alex Gustafsson feels he’s ready to face one of the top 5 light heavyweight fighters in the division, and feels “more than ready” to fight for the title should the opportunity present itself.   Gustafsson said that he had no added pressure during...

Apr 16, 2012 11:02 am

POLL | Who will you root for this weekend, Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This is it, UFC 145 is upon us. This weekend in Atlanta Rashad Evans will look to dethrone Jon Jones in one of the heatest MMA rivals in history. But who are you rooting for? Cast your vote now!

Apr 15, 2012 1:04 pm

Dana White Breaks Silence On Overeem | Too Mad To Discuss Details

By Evan Stoumbelis: After Alistair Overeem failed his random screening for PED’s last week with elevated testosterone levels of 14:1 which exceeds the maximum ratio of 6:1 everyone has put forth their opinion, and there has been talk of who will be Overeem’s replacement should the NSAC not allow him to fight. The one man...

Apr 14, 2012 1:29 pm

Dennis Siver Emerges Victorious In Featherweight Debut Over Diego Nunes

By Evan Stoumbelis: Cutting 10 pounds, missing weight, and #9 ranked featherweight Diego Nunes couldn’t hinder Dennis Siver in his debut bout at the 145 pound division. In round 1 Siver comes out and establishes octagon control, as Nunes circles around the outside, they get within striking range as both men throw head kicks that...

Apr 13, 2012 2:22 pm

The Right Time | Tomorrow's UFC on FUEL TV 2 Ends Long UFC Dryspell

By Adam Conklin: Tomorrow Night, UFC fans will finally get their live fix as Fuel TV puts on a stacked card headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva in what will surely be a fantastic fight. But with such a packed schedule to start the year leading into this month long break, what is the...

Apr 12, 2012 12:45 pm

Friday's Ultimate Fighter Live On FX | Proctor vs. Tickle Preview

By Evan Stoumbelis: This Friday on the Ultimate Fighter, Chicago native Chris “Bad Boy” Tickle is set to represent Team Cruz against Joe Proctor of Team Faber. Chris Tickle holds a 7-4 record and has quickly become one of the more recognizable cast members, with his “Bad Boy” attitude and somewhat loudmouth style. Joe Proctor...

Apr 11, 2012 5:11 pm

Why Aren't People Tuning In And Watching The Ultimate Fighter Live On FX?

By Jay Sanders: People are not watching The Ultimate Fighter anymore. At least not as much as they once did. The UFC has season one to thank for much of its success. But since that time there have been format changes, rules changes and, most recently, a network change. Still the numbers are down. Here...

Apr 10, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva Sides With Wanderlei Silva Over Vitor Belfort

By Evan Stoumbelis: UFC Middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva took some time recently to give his thoughts on the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva and Vitor “the Phenom” Belfort. The coaches are set to square off at UFC 147 in Brazil, where Anderson Silva will be defending his...

Apr 9, 2012 2:16 pm

Belfort On Silva | He Is Going To Lose And He Knows It

By Adam Conklin: Vitor Belfort will soon face off with fellow TUF: Brazil Coach, Wanderlei Silva. Here Vitor is explaining his fight with Wanderlei Silva, his training camp, Silva vs. Sonnen 2, and the things the base of his motivation. You are in the business since the beginning. You fought in the first editions of...

Apr 9, 2012 9:47 am

If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. A lot has been speculated on in regards to Alistair Overeem’s failed drug testing. One of which is, who will replace him if he is officially removed from the card? We compiled a short list of fighters based on the most popular consensus...

Mar 26, 2012 11:53 am

MMA POLL – Who is the better fighter, Cyborg or Rousey?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. When you think of Women’s MMA two names really stand out above the rest and that’s Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Santos. Ronda made her name fighting at featherweight, the same division “Cyborg” reigned over before testing positive for steroids and losing her...

Mar 19, 2012 10:11 am

MMA POLL : Who ya got Jones or Evans?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. The most highly-anticipated light heavyweight title fight of all-time comes to Atlanta on Saturday, April 21st, as UFC 205-pound champion Jon “Bones” Jones defends his crown for the third time against former title holder “Suga” Rashad Evans. They once were friends, but now...

Mar 12, 2012 11:16 am

MMA POLL – Who takes the rematch Chael Sonnen or Anderson Silva?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. With one of the most highly anticipated rematches in UFC history slated for this summer we want to know, are you Team Sonnen or Team Silva? Cast your vote now! Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), UFC Brazil 2012

Feb 27, 2012 8:47 am

MMA POLL: Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

Last weekend Frankie Edgar lost his UFC lightweight title to Benson Henderson at UFC 144. In the aftermath UFC president Dana White stated that he thought Edgar took the decision. Frankie Edgar himself is also asking for a rematch. But should he get it? Cast your vote now. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News),...

Feb 23, 2012 5:05 pm

POLL: Who would win in a physical confrontation, Dana White or Floyd Mayweather?

We have been featuring the back and forth banter between UFC president Dana White and the camp of professional boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather for the past several days. Given Dana White’s background in boxing and Jiu Jitsu we wanted to put a fun spin on this ongoing feud and ask you fans who you think...

Feb 20, 2012 11:06 am

MMA POLL : Who Takes it this weekend, Frankie Edgar or Benson Henderson?

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am

MMA POLL: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans we wanted to ask the readers here on BJPENN.COM what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups. Sound off in our poll and head back here this Friday when we...