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Aug 29, 2012 11:13 am

Pat Miletich Says It's Organizational Suicide to Do That to Jon Jones | UFC News

“I understand the pressure that Zuffa is under with the Fox deal, FX deal, and all that stuff.  By putting on a massive number of cards, I think they’ve stretched themselves a bit thin. The quality of the cards has gone down, and I think everybody has noticed that, not just myself.  When you have...

Aug 29, 2012 10:47 am

Frankie Edgar Ready to Fight at Lightweight or Featherweight | UFC News

Following a discouraging second loss to reigning lightweight champ Ben Henderson earlier this month, Edgar tells mmaweekly radio it was the right time to test the waters at 145 pounds. “I think big fights definitely interest me whatever weight class they’re at, so maybe in the future who knows where else I could go, but...

Aug 29, 2012 6:13 am

Stephen Thompson vs. Besam Yousef set for UFC 154 in Montreal | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor A welterweight bout between Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (6-1 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and Besam Yousef (6-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC 154 card in Montreal. Thompson made an immediate impact in his UFC debut in February at UFC 143, when he knocked out Dan Stittgen in the opening bout of the...

Aug 16, 2012 11:03 pm

GSP Opens As Heavy Favorite Over Condit | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Welterweight Champion Georges St Pierre opens as the heavy favorite over Carlos Condit. Their bout is expected to headline the upcoming UFC 154 pay-per-view (PPV) on Nov. 17, 2012 at the Bell Centre in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. St Pierre who makes his return after being out of action for over a...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 2, 2012 3:20 am

Aaron Simpson Faces Mike Pierce At UFC on FX 5 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Aaron Simpson is set to face Mike Pierce in his second bout at Welterweight. The news comes via MMAFighting. Simpson had been campaigning in the UFC Middleweight division and had gone on a three fight winning streak following a loss to Mark Munoz. At UFC on Fuel TV: Sanchez vs. Ellenberger he...

Jul 26, 2012 2:30 pm

UFC 149 Prelims Pulls 1 Million Viewers | UFC News

UFC 149 took place at Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary July 21. The preliminary-card broadcast hit a million viewers during the show. Two fights on Facebook preceded the show followed by the pay-per-view main card. The UFC and FX have now averaged 1.31 million viewers over eight preliminary-card broadcasts.  Here are the prelmis on FX thus...

Jul 2, 2012 5:22 pm

NSAC Discloses Full Amount OF Nick Diaz Fine | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis At UFC 143 Nick Diaz lost to Carlos Condit, making Condit the interim welterweight champion. After the fight, Diaz failed a drug test, testing positive for marijuana metabolites, and was fined 30% of his fight purse. In an interview today, NSAC Executive Director Keith Kizer confirmed that Diaz was fined more than...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

Jun 28, 2012 9:51 pm

After Succesful Rehab GSP Resumes Full Time Training | UFC NEWS

GSP has been sidelined for a while now and the whole MMA world is waiting to hear from his Dr’s and to get the assurance that he is able to fight again. Well lucky us, GSP is back in the gym full time and will soon unify his title against Carlos Condit. The long awaited...

Jun 18, 2012 7:00 am

UFC Confirms Struve vs. Miocic For Nottingham Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC have confirmed that the Nottingham, UK show will be headlined by Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic.  As previously reported on BJPENN.COM Agreements have been signed and the bout is official. Struve is on a three fight win streak which includes victories over Lavar Johnson, Dave Herman and Pat Barry with...

Jun 7, 2012 6:02 am

Roy Nelson Calls Out winner Of Kongo vs. Noguiera Fight | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Roy Nelson comments to Sherdog. In his last bout Nelson breezed through Dave Herman at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012, with a 51-second knockout. The win got him back on track after his defeat to Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143, after the bout Nelson even contemplated moving down to 205. Fresh...

Jun 5, 2012 4:04 am

Three Bouts Added To UFC 150 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC has added three bouts to UFC 150 in Denver on August 11th. A Featherweight bout featuring Nik Lentz and Eiji Mitsuoka. Nik Lentz makes his Featherweight debut after going (0-2) in his past two bouts, he is set to face Eiji Mitsuoka who was defeated by Takanori Gomi in his...

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...

May 16, 2012 1:52 pm

Rafael Natal Faces Andrew Craig At UFC on FUEL TV 4 | UFC NEWS

The UFC on Fuel TV 4 is literally growing by the minute. Rafael ‘Sapo’ Natal will now take on Andrew Craig at the July event. The fight was announced by Natal via his twitter account Wednesday. “Guys my opponent for my next fight at UFC on Fuel TV 7/11 gonna be Andrew Craig,” wrote Natal.“Here...

May 9, 2012 8:24 am

Henderson vs Edgar Rematch Officially Taking Place At UFC 150 In Denver | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White sets the date for the Lightweight Championship bout between Ben Henderson & Frankie Edgar on ‘UFC Tonight’ UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson will take on number one contender and former champion Frankie Edgar at UFC 150 in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 11, 2012. The UFC 150 card is still relatively...

May 1, 2012 8:47 am

State of Nevada Rebuts Nick Diaz Lawsuit | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Since his suspension following a positive drug test that showed cannabis metabolites in his blood, Nick Diaz has been in a legal battle with the state of Nevada to clear his name and eliminate, or at least shorten his one year suspension. Most recently, the state of Nevada answered back to a...