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Jan 25, 2012 5:10 am

UFC NEWS | Cruz Replaces Jones In This Week's UFC on FOX Q&A | Updated Schedule Of Events

We previously announced here on BJPENN.COM that this week’s UFC Fan Q&A session was being handled by UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. That was the original plan, however for undisclosed reasons the champ has been forced out of the commitment and in his place comes bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz. The Media workouts originally thought to...

Jan 25, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS| Evans Believes Phil Davis Is Scared Of His Wrestling

“When it comes to MMA wrestling, he’s definitely not a better wrestler when it comes to that. That bothers him and it actually makes him a little bit afraid as well. When he gets hit on his feet and he can’t go to his safety zone, which is on the ground, then he starts going...

Jan 25, 2012 4:40 am

UFC NEWS | ALISTAIR OVEREEM CONFIDENT ABOUT LITIGATION WITH GOLDEN GLORY

BJPENN.COM received a press release from the legal team of UFC heavyweight title challenger Alistair Overeem’s legal representatives in regards to his ongoing legal battle with his former management team “Golden Glory.” For the first time, Overeem and his team have issued a statement for public release about this ongoing legal saga. Check it out:...

Jan 24, 2012 5:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL 2: Siver Books Nunes In Featherweight Debut

The German striker, Mr. Dennis Siver is headed to Sweden to make his featherweight debut against top 145’er Diego Nunes. BJPENN.COM confirmed the matchup this afternoon after reports started circulating. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. In the main...

Jan 23, 2012 3:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC On FOX 2 Sold Out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago is officially sold out. The UFC’s long-awaited return to the Windy City is headlined by a light heavyweight No. 1 contender fight between former champion Rashad Evans and unbeaten Phil Davis. In addition, middleweight contenders Chael...

Jan 23, 2012 8:47 am

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones Favors Evans Over Davis This Weekend On FOX

“I’m picking Rashad Evans. I’m in his corner … I want to fight Rashad. He’s the antagonist of my career. There’s no just pumping up pay per views when it comes to me and Rashad. Everything about us disliking each other is true. After we fight each other it’ll all be clear, and he can...

Jan 23, 2012 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Bas Rutten Says JDS Will Take Out The “Glass Jawed” Overeem

“I think Alistair, everything he does is one single shot because he knows he’s got that glass jaw as well. He’s been knocked out quite a few times in the past, even by Chuck Liddell as well. Every time when he punches, one hand is up. He throws single shots; he doesn’t throw combinations. You...

Jan 20, 2012 8:21 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen A Huge Favorite Over Bisping, Maia Underdog To Weidman

In the most recent betting odds for next week’s UFC on FOX 2 event, odds makers have Chael Sonnen pegged as more than a 4-1 favorite over his counterpart Michael Bisping. Additionally, longtime division standout Demian Maia is the underdog to last minute replacement opponent Chris Weidman, who is currently unranked in the division. Smart...

Jan 17, 2012 5:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Now Faces Chris Weidman On FOX 2 Card

With Munoz injured and Bisping taking the call to face Chael Sonnen on short notice, Demian Maia, who was originally scheduled to face “The Count” on the same evening was left without an opponent. Upon hearing the news Maia stated, “Unfortunately my fight versus Bisping is not gonna happen. I am very sad cause it...

Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...

Jan 16, 2012 1:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Weigh-Ins Set For Bridgestone Arena On Thursday

Fans in the Tennessee area this Thursday are encouraged to attend the UFC on FX 1 official weigh-in ceremony live at the Bridgestone Arena. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as...

Jan 16, 2012 7:26 am

UFC NEWS – Jimmo vs. Vemola Scratched From UFC on FX 1

After a 16 fight win streak and a subsequent offer from Dana White to join the UFC, light-heavyweight Ryan Jimmo will have to postpone his debut due to an undisclosed injury. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin...