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Oct 22, 2012 11:49 am

“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship closes 2012 with a bang, as UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos meets former champion Cain Velasquez in a long-awaited rematch between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting competitors. Dos Santos (15-1, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) ended...

Oct 19, 2012 11:57 am

Sonnen Says “The Ultimate Fighter” Is Tougher Than The Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The show is coming up, it’s on FX and it’s coming to a living room near you. I would also like to mention to the media, and I really hope they report this, this show is the single biggest and toughest tournament that we have in this sport. This isn’t a four-man tournament that gets...

Oct 17, 2012 4:29 pm

FULL Event Quotes & Recap: UFC Media Call with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & Dana White

The UFC conducted a conference call today featuring UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, former two-time middleweight contender Chael Sonnen and UFC President Dana White. The purpose of the call was to promote Sonnen and Jones coaching opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter season 17 which will begin in January. The two will meet...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...

Oct 15, 2012 11:20 am

What’s Next for the UFC 153 Main Card Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 153 came off extraordinarily well, especially considering the reshuffling the card went through. Anderson Silva and Glover Teixeira dominated, Big Nog showed Dave Herman Jiu-Jitsu does work and Jon Fitch walked away with an extra $70k for his fight of the night effort against rising prospect Erick Silva. Let’s not forget Demian Maia who...

Oct 15, 2012 6:15 am

Free Fight Video | Stephan Bonnar vs. Lyoto Machida | UFC NEWS

Before Stephan Bonnar’s epic showdown with Forrest Griffin and before Lyoto Machida wore UFC gold around his waste, the two light-heavyweight fighters faced off at Jungle Fights. To check out this historic throwback from 2003 hop to page 2 and brush up on your history!

Oct 10, 2012 12:05 pm

Stephan Bonnar: I've Been Hit By Bigger, Stronger Guys And Never Been Stopped | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization returns to Rio this Saturday when the world’s greatest martial artist – long-reigning UFC middleweight king Anderson “The Spider” Silva – steps up to light heavyweight to face the bigger, stronger and teak tough contender Stephan “The American Psycho” Bonnar. The three-round special attraction is the main event of the...

Oct 3, 2012 11:58 am

Stephan Bonnar Expecting A Child Same Time As Silva Fight | UFC NEWS

Stephan Bonnar will be headlining the October 13th event in Rio de Janeiro, in a light-heavyweight feature opposite middleweight kingpin Anderson Silva.  17 days after Bonnar’s bout with Silva, his wife Andrea is about to give birth to their first child due on October 30th  UFC president Dana White offered Bonnar the same as Forrest...

Oct 3, 2012 9:11 am

Fan’s take: Why Anderson Silva vs. Stephan Bonnar will be exciting!

By Chase Raymond: When two of the main event fighters had to pull out of UFC 153 in Rio De Janeiro, Brazil, we all thought, oh no here we go again. Then some time went by and we all wandered, would someone step up and save the card, or would it be cancelled like UFC...

Sep 27, 2012 11:07 am

Cris Cyborg: Ronda Rousey Isn’t A Mixed Martial Artist | MMA NEWS

Former Strikeforce featherweight champion, Cris “Cyborg” Santos, has been lobbying and campaigning for a grudge match with bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey for months now. In this latest interview conducted by Brazil’s, nocautetransamerica, she again blasts the new face of WMMA with insults and talks about the progression of her career. Here are some highlights: Ricardo...

Sep 25, 2012 10:04 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Pat Healy on BJ Penn, Josh Thomson, Chael Sonnen and Strikeforce

  Pat Healy joined us on BJPenn.Com Radio this past Sunday night to talk about his bout with Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Gilbert Melendez. Literally three hours after we spoke to Pat Strikeforce sent out a press release informing everyone that Melendez was injured and the card was going to be canceled. The majority of our...

Sep 24, 2012 5:01 pm

Rampage on His Last UFC Bout & More – Gangnam Style | UFC News

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion,Quinton Rampage Jackson is left with a last bout on his UFC contract.  Jackson talks to MMA hour about plans on testing the free-agent market after the completion of his current deal stating:   “Me being a free agent is looking very promising right now. I’m not in a rush. I’m not...

Sep 18, 2012 1:51 pm

Michael Bisping: "Silva will Decapitate Bonnar" | UFC News

Michael “The Count” Bisping talks to reporters at Morton’s Stakehouse before heading to UFC 152 in Toronto where he faces Brian Stann.  “The Count” straight tells his thoughts on UFC 153 Silva vs Bonnar “Let’s be honest, more than likely, Anderson Silva’s going to decapitate him.  I don’t think I’m saying anything too out there...

Sep 13, 2012 2:04 pm

Belcher vs. Okami II Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

A middleweight contest between Alan Belcher and Yushin Okami has been booked for the UFC’s year-end-show in Las Vegas. For the two middleweights this bout is a rematch from way back in 2006 where Okami was able to best Belcher via decision at UFC 62. MMAfighting.com was the first to report the match. UFC 155...

Sep 13, 2012 6:25 am

Chris Leben vs. Carlos Vemola booked for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Chris Leben, who was given a year-long suspension by the UFC in November of 2011 after testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone after his UFC 138 main event loss to Mark Munoz in England, now has an official return date and opponent. Leben (22-8 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will return to the octagon...

Sep 12, 2012 3:27 pm

Rumor: Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen possible for UFC 153 main event | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor News broke yesterday that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had sustained an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Frankie Edgar at UFC 153. As if that news wasn’t enough to panic UFC officials, the organization also had to scrap the co-main event set for 153 between Quinton...

Sep 8, 2012 2:33 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC executives officially announced that a middleweight showdown between Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Tim Boetsch (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will take place at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler, Weidman, will be looking to solidify himself as the #1 contender to Anderson Silva’s middleweight...

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...