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Jan 3, 2013 9:35 am

Tyron Woodley replaces Erick Silva, meets Jay Hieron at UFC 156 | UFC News

UFC officials announced yesterday that former Strikeforce welterweight title contender Tyron Woodley (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will make his octagon debut at UFC 156, when he faces Jay Hieron (23-6 MMA, 0-3 UFC). Woodley got the call and agreed to step in to replace an injured Erick Silva (14-3 MMA, 2-2 UFC) on the Febraury card. A timetable for Silva’s...

Jan 3, 2013 9:24 am

VIDEO | A Swollen JDS Says He Hurt His Face Against Cain Velasquez

“I’d like to thank all my fans who were rooting for me at this fight against Cain Velasquez. All the time my hands get hurt during the fight, but this time I go my face hurt. My hands are feeling 100 percent, but my face got a little [swollen this time], you know? It’s for...

Jan 2, 2013 5:57 pm

Salas Out, Barboza Now Introduces Undefeated Martins to UFC

Word broke earlier this evening that Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will have a new opponent on January 19th. Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who was Barboza’s original opponent, has suffered an injury during training and will now be sidelined for the UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping event at the end...

Jan 2, 2013 4:52 pm

Pat Healy Gets New Opponent for Final Strikeforce Card | MMA News

  Strikeforce has had its share of obstacles in 2012 as it was forced to cancel several events due to injury. For its final show, Strikeforce has put together a stacked card to finish off what was the UFC’s main ‘competition’ among the world of MMA promoting. One of the fights rounding out the preliminary...


Jan 2, 2013 10:35 am

Dana White Willing To Hire Mike Dolce For Cris Cyborg | UFC NEWS

“She can get to this weight,” said White. “We have an expert who can help you lose weight in a healthy way. We have Mike Dolce, who has wrestlers lose weight and still feel good and it’s all about your diet. He is 100 percent ready to work with her and will not cost anything...

Jan 2, 2013 10:30 am

UFC Hall of Famer Dan Severn Retires

After participating in more than 120 fights, Dan Severn has finally decided that it’s time to hang up his MMA gloves and move on from life inside the cage. Severn, a UFC Hall of Famer, began his career in the UFC. Today that would seem unusual since the UFC is regarded as the pinnacle of...

Jan 2, 2013 10:26 am

Dana White: Nick Diaz Doesn’t Return My Calls Or Texts | UFC NEWS

“This is a fight that [Diaz] wanted, he really wanted this fight bad. And Georges St. Pierre called him out. He’s getting it. I expect Diaz to be there. Nick Diaz does not return my calls or texts. Nothing. It’s Nick Diaz. He doesn’t have to call me, he doesn’t have to text me; but,...

Jan 2, 2013 10:16 am

Dana White Unsure on Mike Goldberg’s Return | MMA News

      This past Saturday, at UFC 155, UFC fans noticed a significant change to their broadcast as Jon Anik stepped in for Mike Goldberg to round out the commentary team with UFC PPV staple, Joe Rogan. Anik is usually heard covering the FX and Fuel TV cards but was given a bump up...

Jan 1, 2013 11:36 am

Medical Suspensions Report: 14 UFC 155 Fighters Put On The Shelf

UFC 155 delivered fireworks last Saturday from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. Those fireworks, however, were not without consequence. With Joe Lauzon and Tim Boetsch turning in their bloodiest performances to date and former champ JDS walking away unrecognizable, many fighters have been handed down medical suspensions by the NSAC. The full...

Jan 1, 2013 11:29 am

Salary Report: Former Champ, JDS Tops UFC 155 Payroll | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission recently released the disclosed list of UFC 155 payroll figures. Topping the list was evening headliner Junior dos Santos who took home $400,000.00 for his losing effort against Cain Velasquez. UFC 155 took place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. Here are the full list of...

Jan 1, 2013 10:37 am

JDS Wants Rematch As Soon As Possible | UFC NEWS

“He was better and deserved the win,” said JDS. “But I used the wrong strategy. I was too worried about his takedowns and didn’t protect my face, so he hit me. When the fight was on the ground, I should have used my jiu-jitsu more – I trained it so much. But I just tried...

Dec 31, 2012 6:02 pm

Nice Try Mr. Anik

UFC 155 took place last Saturday and the night was filled with explosive highlights to successfully close out this year in MMA. Cain Velasquez regained his UFC Heavyweight Title in a mauling over the former champ, Junior Dos Santos in the night’s main event. The fights, from top to bottom, were extremely exciting and most...

Dec 31, 2012 3:07 pm

BJPenn.com Presents 2012 Women’s MMA Awards Results

  As I always say, a true warrior is not defined by gender or physical abilities. It has nothing to do with what you are but everything to do with who you are. A warrior is an individual that rises up when the majority expects them to fall. A warrior is a competitor that continues...

Dec 31, 2012 10:51 am

7 MMA Resolutions You Should Make as a Fan For 2013

7 Reosolutions you should make as an MMA fan for 2013 Give the young guns a chance to shine. There is a new breed of fighter being forged in the gyms across the world. They have access to better training partners, state of the art equipment, and world class trainers. Dietary supplements are easier to...

Dec 31, 2012 10:48 am

Dana White: Bad Judging “Kills My Business” | UFC NEWS

“It kills my business,” White said. “Manny Pacquiao lost a fucking decision in that fight, and what happens is, the first thing you think is, and I hate Bob Arum, I can’t stand that f—ing guy. He didn’t fix that fight. He had nothing to do with it. I’d love to sit here and b—-...