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Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 26, 2011 1:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Jones Can Beat Hendo Everywhere, Says Coach

“Dan’s big right hand is always a big challenge. [He’s] somebody that could be able to close that gap and find a hole and try to get to Jon’s chin. That’s probably the dilemma with him, but he’s small. I don’t think he can outwrestle Jon. I think Jon beats him everywhere. I don’t think...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 26, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Autograph Session This Thursday

Fans headed to Vegas this week for UFC 141 will get the chance to get in on the official UFC 141 autograph session prior to this week’s weigh-in ceremony on Thursday. Featuring UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson, the UFC 141 pre-fight autograph event is...

Dec 26, 2011 5:56 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Books First UFC Fight Against Travis Browne At UFC 145

As we reported before the holidays, Strikeforce heavyweight fighter, Chad Griggs has been signed over to the UFC. He now has a debut opponent and it is a very tall order for any fighter. The undefeated Travis Browne has agreed to welcome Chad Griggs in a UFC heavyweight matchup scheduled for UFC 145 in March....

Dec 23, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – I Can Take Anyone Down In The UFC, Says Lesnar

“Honestly I feel comfortable on my feet and I don’t feel threatened in any area by this guy (Overeem) at all. There hasn’t been anybody in the UFC that I haven’t been able to take down. The issue is we just have to be able to keep them there.” During the UFC 141 media rounds,...

Dec 23, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna Added To UFC on FX 2

A light-heavyweight contest has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in March. Aaron Rosa will meet Australian native James Te Huna on the UFC on FX 2 fight card. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...

Dec 21, 2011 12:25 pm

UFC NEWS – Miocic vs. De Fries Added To UFC On FUEL 1

Someone’s “0” has to go… Two undefeated heavyweight prospects will exchange leather this February when Phil De Fries steps opposite Stipe Miocic in Nebraska. UFC Officials announced the matchup this afternoon. “Undefeated heavyweights will collide as verbal agreements are in for 8-and-0 Phil De Fries versus 7-and-0 Stipe Miocic on Feb. 15 in Omaha, Neb.,”...

Dec 21, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Phil Davis Not Impressed With The Wrestling Of Rashad Evans

“Rashad is the same old Rashad, which is very dangerous and very skilled. I mean, he definitely has gotten better over the years but I think he’s the same old guy. The problem is that we’re both known for excellent wrestling but only one of us actually has it. So, I’m thinking about using the...

Dec 21, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Junior Dos Santos to Host Special Q&A at UFC 141

On Thursday Dec. 29th, “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem” will host a special Q&A session with UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos prior to weigh-ins at Las Vegas’ MGM Grand Garden Arena. UFC Fight Club members will have access to the UFC’s fan club activities starting at 4 p.m. EST. The Q&A session is available...

Dec 20, 2011 4:15 pm

UFC NEWS – Reminder: Countdown To UFC 141 Airs Tomorrow On FUEL TV

In typical fashion, the production team over at the UFC has put together a UFC 141 pre-fight countdown show in anticipation of the December 30th heavyweight number one contender matchup between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. However, the show will not air on Spike TV like usual and will instead be brought to audiences nationwide...

Dec 20, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – "I'm Looking Forward To Fighting Dos Santos" Says Overeem

“Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me — striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand. I must say that he is very dangerous with his hands. He’s got a lot [of power] in both punches; he’s clever and he’s fast. I’m looking forward to fighting...

Dec 20, 2011 10:25 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem Passes PED Test – Cleared to Fight Lesnar At UFC 141

Today the NSAC has revealed that UFC 141 competitor Alistair Overeem has passed his pre-fight drug screening for performance enhancing drugs. UFC president Dana White broke the news just moments ago via twitter. “Overeem is ready to go!!! Lesnar vs Overeem is on!”, said the UFC president. UFC 141 is set to take place on...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 19, 2011 11:22 am

UFC NEWS – M-1 Global President Calls Dana White "A Dog On Hay"

“We want to have 3 fights. One in Russia, one in Europe, and one in the USA. We really want to get a rematch with Werdum, but he is locked up in the prison called UFC, and because of that arranging for him to fight Fedor would be very difficult. Dana White is like a...

Dec 19, 2011 9:19 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem On Steroid Accusations: Haters Gonna Hate

“I’m now the most tested fighter in the sport. I will be tested four times in three weeks, and then at least twice more in the next six months in addition to any testing for my next fight. I have had people – I will politely call them ‘haters’ – accuse me of taking steroids...

Dec 17, 2011 9:28 am

UFC NEWS – Four UFC 141 Prelims To Stream On Facebook

In typical UFC fashion, the UFC 141 bouts that do not make TV scheduled programming will be relegated to an internet stream located on the popular social network of facebook.com Four-preliminary card bouts will be available for free on the internet stream and they are Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson, Efrain Escudero vs. Jacob...

Dec 16, 2011 1:56 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Can Anyone Beat Jon Jones?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought could beat UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones inside professional competition. After almost 5,000 votes from our readers a staggering 53.4% (2,586 votes) of you thought that Anderson Silva is the man for the job. 769 voters (15.9%) voted that Rashad Evans...

Dec 16, 2011 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – Gabe Gonzaga Returns To Face Ednaldo Oliveira At UFC 142

Former UFC heavyweight title challenger, Gabriel Gonzaga received an early Christmas present from the UFC today in the form of a new 4-fight contract. Previously cut from the promotion after consecutive losses to Junior Dos Santos and Brendan Schaub, the big man finally gets to return to his promotional home after more than a year...