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Sep 27, 2011 12:06 pm

UFC 135 A Live Gate and Attendance Success

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies’ Office of Boxing released the official gate and attendance tallies for last weekend’s UFC 135 event and 16,344 UFC fans turned up bringing in a live gate total of $2,089,575.00. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The...

Sep 27, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 135 Suspensions: Jones Out Up To Six Months

Sorry about your luck Rashad Evans… Twelve UFC 135 participants have been medically suspended following their efforts at last weekend’s “Jones vs. Rampage” event including the light-heavyweight champion who could be out up to six-months for injuries suffered during the night’s main event. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live...

Sep 26, 2011 10:48 am

Spike TV Set To Counter Program UFC on FOX 1 With Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Marathon

Don’t be fooled MMA fans… On November 12 Spike TV is launching a UFC special titled “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos” that will air during the UFC on Fox event featuring “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos”. This is only the latest, and probably not the last time that the rift between the UFC and their current (soon...


Sep 24, 2011 8:43 pm

UFC 135 Results

MAIN CARD:(Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 4, 1:14 (to retain light-heavyweight title) *Fight of the night Josh Koscheck def. Matt Hughes via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:59*Knockout of the night Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27) Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton...

Sep 23, 2011 1:48 pm

Report: Miguel Torres vs. Nick Pace In The Works for UFC 139

UFC bantamweight fighter Nick Pace took to twitter today and announced that he has agreed to face former WEC champion Miguel Torres in November. The UFC has yet to officially announce the bout. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight...

Sep 22, 2011 11:00 am

UFC AND MUSCLEPHARM ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that MusclePharm will serve as the official nutritional supplement supplier of the UFC in the U.S. and Canada. The Denver-based company, which also sponsors Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and NFL superstar Michael Vick among other notable athletes, will be featured in a variety of UFC programming elements ranging...

Sep 22, 2011 10:41 am

Krzysztof Soszynski Meets Igor Pokrajac At UFC 140

The UFC has booked a light-heavyweight bout between Canadian born Krzysztof Soszynski and Igor Pokrajac for their return to Toronto this December. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time are set between Rory...

Sep 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC 141 Gets "The Janitor" vs. "The Mauler"

Two of the scariest men on the UFC’s 205 pound roster have agreed to face off on December’s UFC 141 card in Las Vegas. A bout that was originally scratched from the UFC 133 card has now been rebooked in the form of Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko vs. Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson. UFC 141 is...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 21, 2011 9:29 am

Belfort Injured, Off UFC 139 Card, Cung Le Now Faces Wanderlei Silva

Vitor Belfort has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in San Jose against former Strikeforce champion Cung Le, due to an injury. No specific details were given on the extent of the injury or the recovery time. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San...

Sep 21, 2011 6:15 am

Watch the UFC 135 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (2p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding a special pre-fight press conference today at 2 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC 135 card featuring a light-heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and former champion “Rampage” Jackson. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting...

Sep 21, 2011 6:05 am

UFC on Fox Tickets On Sale Today

Tickets for UFC on Fox which is set to feature the return of UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, as he attempts to defend his title for the first time against Junior Dos Santos, go on sale today. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim...

Sep 20, 2011 9:29 am

Countdown to UFC 135 Airs Tonight on Spike TV.

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show offered up by the UFC in anticipation for their pay-per-view offerings is upon us for UFC 135. “Countdown to UFC 135” debuts tonight on Spike TV at 11 p.m. ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi...

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Sep 19, 2011 3:36 pm

Fans invited to UFC on Fox Press Conference tomorrow in Hollywood

With tickets going on sale to the public soon for the highly-anticipated heavyweight title showdown between UFC champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior dos Santos at UFC on FOX on Saturday, Nov. 12 at Honda Center in Anaheim, the Ultimate Fighting Championship® announced today that it will host a press conference in Hollywood with the...

Sep 19, 2011 9:27 am

UFC 135 Headliners To Appear On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” Tonight

Quinton “Rampage” Jackson and Jon Jones will be guests on tonight’s edition of “Jimmy Kimmel Live”. The show airs on ABC tonight at midnight ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main...

Sep 14, 2011 3:29 pm

Maldonado Out Of UFC On Versus 6 Bout With Rosa Due To Injury

The injury bug strikes once again. This time it’s UFC on Versus 6 undercard fighter, Fabio Maldonado, who has been forced out of his light-heavyweight matchup with Aaron Rosa due to an undisclosed injury. UFC officials announced the change earlier this afternoon via twitter. The show which features a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick...

Sep 14, 2011 6:42 am

Rampage Jackson Near Obsession Over Regaining UFC Title

“That belt is the unified PRIDE and UFC world title, and that belt exists because of me beating Chuck Liddell and Dan Henderson in two straight fights to win the UFC and then PRIDE titles. Nothing felt better than becoming the first unified champ in MMA history. I plan on getting my belt back at...

Sep 14, 2011 6:33 am

Next Week's UFC 135 Events Open To The Public

If your appetite for MMA action has you in the Denver area next week than The Ultimate Fighting Championship would encourage you to attend next week’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference and open-workouts. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card...

Sep 13, 2011 9:00 am

Gegard Mousasi Open To UFC Move

“If you’re the Strikeforce champion, then you have a lot more possibilities. I still have a contract with Strikeforce. It makes sense to be a champion there before something like fighting in the UFC can happen. But I don’t know. I’m just focusing on Strikeforce, and eventually it’s not my decision. I just need to...

Sep 12, 2011 1:53 pm

Fitch vs. Hendricks In The Works For UFC 141

As we reported almost a month ago Jon Fitch vs. Johny Hendricks is in the works for Jon’s return to action. We did however, get the venue wrong. In our initial report, we speculated that Fitch would return to his hometown of San Jose for UFC 139 but sources are now indicating that the Fitch...

Sep 12, 2011 8:20 am

Rashad Evans To Host UFC 135 Q&A

The UFC has booked light-heavyweight number one contender, Rashad Evans, to host the pre-fight UFC 135 Q&A session in Denver later this month. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The card features a light-heavyweight title fight in its main event between...

Sep 10, 2011 3:42 pm

Vitor Belfort Rumored to Face Cung Le at UFC 139

The stars continue to trickle over to the UFC. If rumors are true Cung Le will be the next to follow the trend. Vitor Belfort (20-9 MMA, UFC) announced on his official website that he’s fighting the former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le (7-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) at UFC 139 in San Jose, California. With...

Sep 10, 2011 1:09 pm

Antonio Rogerio Nogueria vs. Tito Ortiz Aimed for UFC 140

This is the world of MMA at its best: Just a few months ago we were talking about the end of the legacy of Tito Ortiz. Going into his fight with Ryan Bader most fans thought that fight would have been the last time we saw him in the octagon. But here we are once...

Sep 10, 2011 7:02 am

UFC 137 Sold Out!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that tickets to UFC 137 at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 29 sold out within a few hours of being made available to the public today. Headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and the surging Carlos Condit, UFC 137 will also feature an outstanding co-main...