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Jan 31, 2013 10:58 am

Ratings Report: TUF 17 Episode 2 Brings In 1.27 Million Viewers | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s hit reality series, The Ultimate Fighter, hit TV sets this past Tuesday on FX and brought in a respectable 1.27 million viewers. This number signifies a 16% drop from the shows debut just a week prior but still proves that the new format and air-date of Tuesday is a success. The second episode...

Jan 31, 2013 10:44 am

Regional Promotion, U of MMA Returning To Nokia With Full 2013 Line Up | UFC NEWS

Building off a successful run in 2012 at Club Nokia at L.A. LIVE, the University of MMA has set four dates at the venue in 2013. Now rebranded as “University of MMA: Fight Night,” the first event of the year will take place on Sunday, March 3, with subsequent dates in May, August, and December....


Jan 30, 2013 11:46 am

VIDEO | Rampage Goes Off For TMZ Cameras In Anti-UFC Rant | UFC NEWS

I didn’t retire from MMA, ” Rampage said … adding, “But as of now … I’ve left the UFC.” He continued … “The UFC didn’t treat me right. I don’t like the way I was treated there.” So what pissed him off? Rampage says he was screwed out of cash … and he feels betrayed...

Jan 30, 2013 11:42 am

UFC Boss Says Weidman Title Shot Against Silva Is A Possible Reality | UFC NEWS

“I think that fight’s closer and more possible than people think. I actually thought Weidman was going to be out a lot longer than he was because of his injury, but he’s healed up pretty well and is claiming he’ll be ready to start training again in a couple months,” White revealed when speaking to...

Jan 30, 2013 11:39 am

Ed Soares: Silva vs. Weidman Should Take Place In Brazil | UFC NEWS

“Anderson has never refused a fight. If you ask him to face the devil, he will take it. Why did he refuse Weidman? He simply thinks he is still not someone to fight for the belt. “I have nothing against Chris; I think he’s a great person. But if you ask people, no one knows...

Jan 30, 2013 11:08 am

Rampage Jackson Says the UFC Lies About Their Pay-Per-View Buys | UFC NEWS

“In my opinion, I feel like me and the rest of the UFC fighters are getting taken advantage of. I feel like the UFC is cleaning house. The pay-per-view dollars? They tell me one number, but then they tell the press another. Pay me the numbers that you tell the press! Don’t tell me, ‘Oh,...

Jan 30, 2013 11:03 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 156: Aldo vs. Edgar (Full Episode) | UFC NEWS

Jose Aldo and Frankie Edgar are finally stepping into the Octagon for their highly anticipated superfight at UFC 156. Hear what each fighter says is the key to victory at UFC 156. Also, hear from two big men with big punching power, Alistair Overeem and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, both guarantee their fight won’t go the...

Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am

Bisping vs. Belcher Official for UFC 159 Co-Main Event | UFC News

  A middleweight clash between two veteran fighters is scheduled for the co-main event of UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Michael ‘ The Count’ Bisping (23-5) will take on Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher (18-7) in a fight that both fighters are looking to capitalize on as they are both coming off of losses. UFC 159...

Jan 30, 2013 10:22 am

Jim Miller vs. Pat Healy set for UFC 159 in New Jersey | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a lightweight fight between Jim Miller (22-4 MMA, 11-3 UFC) and Strikeforce import Pat Healy (29-16 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27 in New Jersey. Miller is coming off a “Fight of the year” candidate win over Joe Lauzon at UFC 155...

Jan 30, 2013 10:09 am

Cheick Kongo vs. Roy Nelson added to UFC 159 | UFC News

UFC officials recently announced that a heavyweight bout between Cheick Kongo (18-7-2 MMA, 11-5-1 UFC) and Roy Nelson (18-7 MMA, 5-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC 159 event scheduled for April 27. Kongo last saw action in July of 2012, where he scored a win over Shawn Jordan at UFC 149 in Calgary. With the win,...

Jan 30, 2013 9:48 am

King Mo Returns February 21st Live on Spike | MMA NEWS

After an explosive knockout victory in his Bellator debut, King Mo is set to return to the Bellator cage when he battles “The Hardcore Kid” Emmanuel Newton in a Light Heavyweight Semifinal fight on February 21st from Utah’s Maverik Center live on Spike TV. The night will also feature the long anticipated Featherweight Tournament Finals...

Jan 30, 2013 9:29 am

Phil Davis vs. Vinny Magalhaes set for UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

On April 27, 2013 the UFC will be headed to Newark, New Jersey for UFC 159. UFC officials announced on Tuesday’s new episode of “UFC Tonight” that Phil Davis (10-1 MMA, 6-1 UFC) will fight against Vinny Magalhaes (10-5 MMA, 1-2 UFC). These two outstanding light heavyweights will be featured on a card that is...

Jan 30, 2013 8:31 am

Tonight on BJPenn.Com Radio: Mighty Mouse, Manny Gamburyan, Jim Miller & Mike Dolce

  After one of their more entertaining shows ever, thanks to the charismatic Bear Frazer and great interviews from Gilbert Melendez and Urijah Faber hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick are back again this Wednesday night at 8pm eastern. This week your hosts will talk to three exciting fighters and the man who is credited...

Jan 29, 2013 6:58 pm

Randy Couture Signs Contract With Spike, Will Coach On New Bellator Reality Series.

Former UFC heavyweight and light-heavyweight champion Randy Couture is set to coach up and coming MMA fighters on Spike TV once again, however it will be for an organization other than the UFC. According to a report by Loretta Hunt of SI.com, Couture has signed a multi-year deal with Spike TV, where he will be...

Jan 29, 2013 3:23 pm

Diaz vs. Thomson set for UFC on Fox 7

By Evan Stoumbelis Nate Diaz is set to face off with former Strikeforce lightweight champion Josh Thomson at UFC on Fox 7 on April 20th in San Jose. Thomson, a former Strikeforce champion, is making his return to the UFC after an 8 year absence. His last UFC appearance was at UFC 49 in 2004...

Jan 29, 2013 12:40 pm

Overeem On Title Shot: It’s Just A Matter Of Time | UFC NEWS

“Very happy, very pleased to be back. It’s just a matter of time in my sense. We still have one more mountain to climb, that’s Bigfoot. But to be honest, I do not see any problem and then yes it’s going to be an exciting day. There’s always pressure. There’s always tension; I like that....

Jan 29, 2013 12:33 pm

With His Foot Out The Door, Jardine Discusses Health Risks Of Fighting | MMA NEWS

“A lot of people have been pushing me to retire, I’ve been a shell of myself these last couple years. I’ve been saying I’m definitely on the shelf, I’m semi-retired, I’m definitely on the shelf right now,” … “…my approach right now is I’m trying to get myself healthy. And then once I feel like...

Jan 29, 2013 12:25 pm

UFC President Warns Fighters To Think Long And Hard Before Signing To Bellator | UFC NEWS

“The judge must not have done his homework if he’s agreeing that Spike TV and FOX are the same platforms,” exclaimed White. “They’re so f–king far apart, it’s not even funny. It’s two different f–king universes. “I saw in their argument where they said, ‘Oh, Spike launches pay-per-views.’ No, actually they don’t. That’s not true....