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Nov 16, 2012 9:06 am

If GSP Beats Condit He Will Fight Anderson Silva Next Says UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

“Silva said he wouldn’t fight Chael either. He will be in Montreal on Saturday night and if GSP wins, they’ll fight. When we go to Dallas, I want to bring the right fight there. I think it is either GSP-Anderson or Anderson-Jon Jones.” UFC president Dana White via ESPN’s Sports Nation Fan Q&A.

Nov 16, 2012 8:57 am

Exclusive: TUF 16 Fighter Joey Rivera BJPenn.Com Blog #6

  Bio: Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of APEX MMA. The...

Nov 16, 2012 8:23 am

Watch Today’s UFC 154 Weigh Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (4 p.m. ET)

UFC 154 is just one day away and in typical UFC fashion all fighters fighting on tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event will hit the scales today to make their bouts official. Today’s UFC 154 weigh-in ceremony is set to take place at New City gas in Montreal, QC at 4:00 p.m. ET/1:00 p.m. PT. Tune in...

Nov 16, 2012 8:20 am

Matt Mitrione Steps In For The Injured Shane Carwin at TUF: 16 Finale | UFC NEWS

When Shane Carwin announced he was injured and could not compete in the TUF: 16 main event against Roy Nelson the UFC president thought, “Not again.” Well it didn’t take long to find a replacement, less than 24 hours later Matt Mitrione agreed to step in and take the toughest fight of his career against...


Nov 16, 2012 7:48 am

Eddie Mendez Set To Face Nick Penner At UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have just added a light-heavyweight bout to next month’s UFC on FX 6 event in the form of Eddie Mendez vs. Nick Penner. The booking comes after both Ednaldo Oliveira and Krzysztof Soszynski were forced to withdraw from the card with injuries. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place on December...

Nov 15, 2012 6:53 pm

Jon Fitch vs. Demian Maia set for UFC 156 in Las Vegas | UFC News

UFC officials announced today that a key welterweight match-up between Jon Fitch (24-4-1 MMA, 14-2-1 UFC) and Demian Maia (17-4 MMA, 11-4 UFC) has been added to the UFC 156 event set for February 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada. Maia, who is 2-0 since dropping down to welterweight, most recently disposed of Rick Story at...

Nov 15, 2012 2:39 pm

Patrick Cote Issues Warning To GSP | UFC NEWS

“You always think you’re over [long layoffs from competition] In training you feel great. You feel 100 percent, you’re ready to go. [You think] It happens to everybody else except me. When the bell rings, you receive the first kick with no shin guard, you receive the first punch with four-ounce gloves instead of 16,...

Nov 15, 2012 1:02 pm

Cung Le Reflects On Franklin Bout: It Wasn’t A Lucky Punch

“I just didn’t know what to say at the moment. I really like Rich as a person, and I was happy and sad at the same time during those moments immediately following the fight. I was also very concerned for him. I didn’t know what to say, so that’s what came out. If you watch...

Nov 15, 2012 12:50 pm

UFC President Dana White Admits To Prior Arrests | UFC NEWS

“Yes, I’ve been arrested a few times. Nobody’s ever asked me that — ever asked me that. I’ve been arrested for assault. I got into fights when I was a kid. Street fights. Drinking as a minor. Stuff like that. Normal stuff that people get. I never robbed any banks or anything like that.” “I’m...

Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 15, 2012 12:21 pm

UFC On Fuel 6 Medical Suspensions Put Le & Franklin Out Up To Six Months | UFC NEWS

Following this past weekends event in Macau, China and with no athletic commission to oversee the fighters, the UFC has taken up the responsiblity themselves, and have released the list of medical suspensions. Both Cung Le and Rich Franklin, who fought in the main event, will need to be medically cleared, Franklin for his left...

Nov 15, 2012 11:54 am

Dana White Targeting May 2013 For Silva vs. GSP Superfight | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White talked to ESPN’s Sportcenter, and outlined his plan if GSP is victorious over Carlos Condit this weekend. “(Silva) always comes out and says this stuff. I don’t know why he does it or why he says the things he says. I guarantee you, he will be there Saturday. If Georges St-Pierre...