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Mar 6, 2013 1:25 pm

Riddle questions failed drug test | UFC NEWS

Matt Riddle is questioning the drug test that landed the welterweight in the unemployment line. In an in-depth interview with Bloody Elbow’s Steph Daniels, Riddle talked openly about a cornucopia of subjects, including the famed UFC on Fuel TV 7 post-fight drug test that revealed a positive result for marijuana. The result was Riddle’s second...

Mar 6, 2013 1:23 pm

Dana White Ranked 45th Most Powerful Person in Sports | UFC NEWS

Wednesday morning, Sports Illustrated released its list of the 50 Most Powerful People in Sports.  At number 45, right behind the President of the United States, Barrack Obama, sits UFC President Dana White. While these rankings are somewhat tongue-in-cheek (see No. 10, “Hedge Fund Dude”), the fact that Dana White is on this list indicates...

Mar 6, 2013 12:20 pm

“Feijao” Cavalcante to Make UFC Debut against Thiago Silva at UFC 162

Huge news broke earlier today that UFC Middleweight Champion, Anderson Silva, has finally been paired up to defend his belt against Chris Weidman on July 6th at UFC 162. That fight, however, is not the only news that has been swirling around the newly named card. It has also been rumored that former Strikeforce LHW...

Mar 6, 2013 12:04 pm

Barao vs. Wineland Set for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

Renan Barao is solidifying the title of “Interim Champion” more than almost any fighter in the UFC ever has. After successfully winning the belt over Urijah Faber then at then defending it at the expense of Michael McDonald, he is set for (at least) one more test before Dominick Cruz returns from a long ACL...


Mar 6, 2013 11:22 am

Anderson Silva vs Chris Weidman Official For UFC 162 | UFC NEWS

It’s finally official! A UFC Middleweight Championship bout between Anderson Silva and challenger Chris Weidman has been set for the July 4th Pay-Per-View weekend in Las Vegas. Newsdays’ Mark La Monica broke the news via Twitter today while working in Albany alongside UFC  Lorenzo Fertitta, Chris Weidman, Ronda Rousey, and others pushing for the legalization...

Mar 6, 2013 11:02 am

Douglas Lima Breaks Hand in Semi-Final Win; Saunders Bout Postponed Until Summer

The MMA game is one of the toughest sports to remain healthy in. Obviously the dangers involved are much higher than any other professional sport as the object of the game is to hurt your opponent. With that being said it makes sense that any tournament style show, such as the current Bellator season 8...

Mar 6, 2013 10:42 am

Mighty Mouse Johnson Hopes for Mid-June Return | UFC NEWS

UFC Flyweight champion, Demetrious “Mighty Mouse” Johnson, will undergo surgery for a partially torn labrum in his shoulder on Thursday.  The injury has forced him to pull out of a match against John Moraga slated to headline The Ultimate Fighter 17 Finale on April 13.  This fight would have marked Johnson’s tenth fight since September...

Mar 6, 2013 10:33 am

Cesar Gracie, Jake Shields & Alan Belcher Join BJPENN.COM RADIO Tonight (8 P.M. ET) | UFC NEWS

The new BJPENN.COM Radio Airs tonight at 8:00 P.M. ET / 5:00 P.M. PT. Joining the new crew will be a star-studded guest list that includes famed coach, Cesar Gracie, top UFC welterweight Jake Shields and UFC middleweight contender, Alan Belcher. In the hosting slots, longtime BJPENN.COM Director, Pedro Carrasco will join the always-entertaining BJPENN.COM Contributor,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:22 am

Free Fight Video | 9 Second KO | MMA NEWS

9 Second Knockout of the Night BY Mac (Maciej) Sosnowski Rd 1, 0:09 CSFC3 combatsport.tv show held on 6th October 2012 at the Doncaster Dome. The quickest finish in CSFC to date.

Mar 6, 2013 10:05 am

Ricco Rodriquez Allegedly Arrested On Suspicion Of DUI | MMA NEWS

Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Ricco Rodriguez was reportedly pulled over and arrested for suspicion of DUI early Sunday morning in Los Angeles, California. According to MMAWeekly, Rodriguez was booked for misdemeanor DUI after failing a breathalyzer test. Law enforcement stated that Rodriquez was cooperative and voluntarily took the breathalyzer test. Several hours after the arrest,...

Mar 6, 2013 10:01 am

VIDEO | The Ultimate Insider: What Makes Johny Hendricks Tick | UFC NEWS

Johny Hendricks’ path to the pinnacle of the welterweight division has been quick and devastating for his opponents. Bigg Rigg’s 3 Knockout of the Night performances in his past 5 fights have put him on the cusp of a title shot. See how his focus has never been sharper as he heads into UFC 158.

Mar 6, 2013 9:55 am

VIDEO | Tank Abbott Cut This Great Promo For His Return to MMA | MMA NEWS

David “Tank” Abbott is coming out of retirement on April 13th in a LIVE event broadcast exclusively on the MAVTV American Real Network. The 47-year old former street fighter has not fought professionally since February 2009. His opponent, Ruben “Warpath” Villareal is an active MMA competitor with 48 professional MMA bouts and 20 wins under...

Mar 6, 2013 9:33 am

TUF 17, Episode 6 Results:Team Sonnen Continues to Dominate, Taking 4-2 Lead | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighter returned to FX on Tuesday night with the seventh episode of the season – “His Fist on My Face”. Decorated grappler Jimmy Quinlan, from Methuen, Mass., overcame Marietta, Ga, Clint Hester’s power to claim a second round submission win. Undefeated in mixed martial arts, Quinlan, 3-0, secured the win by rear naked...

Mar 5, 2013 9:14 pm

Mark Coleman Officially Retires From MMA | MMA NEWS

Although he hasn’t fought since his 2010 loss to Randy Couture, it has always been a questions whether or not Mark Coleman would fight again. We now have our answer as the 48-year-old recently posted on his Facebook page that he needs a total hip replacement. Total Hip replacement next Monday. Ouch. The hammer is...

Mar 5, 2013 7:57 pm

Dave Meltzer Claims That Ronda Rousey is the Fifth Biggest PPV Draw in the UFC

When the UFC finalized the plan to make Ronda Rousey the headliner of UFC 157 there were many fans and analysts that were certain that the company had just made a critical mistake. There was no way in hell that women fighters, let alone the first women fighters to step foot inside the UFC octagon,...

Mar 5, 2013 2:20 pm

Cesar Gracie, Jake Shields & Alan Belcher Join BJPENN.COM RADIO Wednesday Night (8 P.M. ET) | UFC NEWS

This week BJPENN.COM Radio is introducing a new host panel and format. Joining the new crew will be a star-studded guest list that includes famed coach, Cesar Gracie, top UFC welterweight Jake Shields and UFC middleweight contender, Alan Belcher. In the hosting slots, longtime BJPENN.COM Director, Pedro Carrasco will join the always-entertaining BJPENN.COM Contributor, George...

Mar 5, 2013 2:09 pm

Impressive UFC Imports (Part One) | UFC NEWS

There is no arguing that the UFC is usually the promotion all mixed martial artists want to end up fighting for. After all, this is where the money is and it is the best place to prove to the world that you are the best by trying to beat the best. There are promotions outside...

Mar 5, 2013 1:24 pm

UFC Adds Women’s Bantamweight Rankings | UFC NEWS

  The UFC has recently added the Women’s Bantamweight division to its lists of top-10 rankings.  The UFC Ranking format places the champion and interim champion, where applicable, at the top of the list.  Following these are the top-ranked challengers.  There being only ten women signed to the UFC, the current rankings only show 9...

Mar 5, 2013 10:03 am

Dan Henderson and Rashad Evans Slated for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

The UFC is targeting a matchup between former light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans (17-3-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC) and former Strikeforce champion Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC) for UFC 161. UFC 161 will take place at the MTS Centre in Winnipeg, Canada. While this matchup was confirmed by Dana White, it is still not set...

Mar 5, 2013 9:50 am

Video Throwback: The Dana White vs. Tito Ortiz Boxing Match Special | UFC NEWS

Back in the day UFC President, Dana White, agreed to have a three-round boxing match with Tito Ortiz. The two MMA personalities have a well documented history of dislike for each other and this special TV program, that aired on Spike TV, documents one of the most memorable moments of that rivalry.