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Nov 15, 2011 10:55 am

UFC NEWS – Okami Books Boetsch For UFC In Japan

Japans most successful UFC fighter, Yushin Okami is planning on bringing the pain to his native soil in 2012 when the UFC heads to Japan in February. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...


Nov 14, 2011 4:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Ramsey Nijem vs. Anthony Njokuani In the Works for UFC 141

UFC officials are apparently not done stacking the year-end event titled “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem”. The latest addition to the card comes in the form of a lightweight clash between Ramsey Nijem and Anthony Njokuani. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 12, 2011 8:54 pm

UFC on Fox 1 By The Numbers: Fight Night Bonus Winners And Gate Totals

UFC on Fox 1 took place tonight from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of the world. The event marked the UFC’s debut on network television. The fight lasted just 64 seconds and ended with...

Nov 12, 2011 7:45 pm

UFC on Fox 1 Full Card Results:Dos Santos Upsets Velasquez To Become The New UFC HW Champion

Main Card: (FOX) Junior Dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:04 – to become new UFC heavyweight champion. Preliminary Card Results: (Facebook & Foxsports.com) Ben Henderson def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27). Dustin Poirier def. Pablo Garza via submission (D’arce choke) – Round 2, 1:32. Ricardo Lamas...

Nov 12, 2011 12:25 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Discussion Thread

Use this thread to share your predictions, reactions to the fights, or debate with your fellow BJPENN.COM members about all things UFC on Fox related. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and...

Nov 12, 2011 12:13 pm

UFC on FOX 1: Fight Day Bettings Odds and Breakdown For Velasquez vs. Dos Santos

This evening for the first time ever the UFC will be broadcast for free on Network Television. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos for the UFC’s heavyweight title is being called the biggest fight in UFC history. Expected to introduce an entire new audience to the sport, the UFC has put their best foot forward...

Nov 12, 2011 10:56 am

REMINDER: UFC on Fox 1 Television Schedule Is Stacked

This weekend is perhaps the most important and biggest show in UFC history. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and contender, Junior Dos Santos the event marks the first UFC event on...

Nov 11, 2011 9:24 am

Watch the UFC on FOX Weigh-Ins Live Today on BJPENN.COM (7 p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC on FOX weigh-in ceremony live today from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and contender, Junior...

Nov 11, 2011 8:59 am

Watch the UFC 141 Pre Fight Press Conference Today on BJPENN.COM (5 p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 141 pre fight press conference live today from the Santa Monica Civic Auditorium in Los Angeles, California. Expected to attend are main event participants Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem along with UFC president, Dana White. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM...

Nov 11, 2011 8:53 am

Next Week’s UFC 139 Weigh-Ins Set, Koscheck Hosts Q&A

Next week’s UFC 139 weigh-in event is set to take place exactly one week from today on Friday, November 18 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner between champ...

Nov 11, 2011 6:15 am

Celebrity Line Up Announced for UFC on FOX 1 Red Carpet Event

In the lead up to the UFC’s debut on network television, Fox Executives have promised to roll out the red carpet and get their long list of celebrity employees to attend the event as if it was a big breakthrough television occasion. Yesterday they distributed a list of confirmed celebrities ready to put on their...

Nov 11, 2011 5:00 am

Rich Attonito Books Jake Hecht In UFC 140 Prelim Bout

As we reported just days ago, Rich Attonito was forced out of his UFC 140 bout when his original opponent, Claude Patrick, got the call to fill in on the pay-per-view portion of the December show for the injured Rory MacDonald. The UFC promised that Attonito’s slot on the card was not in jeopardy and...

Nov 10, 2011 11:53 am

UFC Officially Makes UFC 141 Main Event For Number 1 Contender

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar’s mission to reclaim the title resumes on FRIDAY, Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas when he meets one of the best strikers of all-time – international superstar Alistair Overeem. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that the top heavyweight powerhouses will collide in the...

Nov 10, 2011 12:48 am

Brock Lesnar Takes Up Analyst Role For UFC on Fox 1 Velasquez vs. Dos Santos

The UFC and FOX executives have decided to give former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar some time in the spotlight this weekend during the UFC’s inaugural show on FOX TV. With a title eliminator against Alistair Overeem scheduled for the team “DEATHCLUTCH” fighter, and an intimate history with this weekend’s main event fighters, Lesnar will wear...

Nov 9, 2011 4:04 pm

UFC On Fox Media Call Notes

The UFC continued its rounds today with another media flurry to promote this weekends historical network television debut, as they held a media conference call earlier with UFC Chairman/CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, UFC President Dana White, along with Fox Sports Media Group Chairman, David Hill, Fox Sports Co-President Eric Shanks, and FUEL TV General Manager, George...

Nov 9, 2011 1:00 pm

Official Bout Order Released For UFC on Fox 1

And in the televised action the live fight card starts with a heavyweight title fight between champion Cain Velasquez and challenger Junior Dos Santos. The broadcast also ends with that fight as well. (*smile) In all seriousness, up until late yesterday it was unclear on what the official bout order would be for the 18-man...

Nov 9, 2011 12:00 pm

According to White, UFC loses money with UFC on FOX 1 broadcast

“It’s an investment in the company. In no way, shape or form do we come anywhere close to making our money back. You don’t go on free television and make your money. That’s just not how it works. We’re going to get smashed on this fight, but it’s an investment in the future of the...

Nov 9, 2011 10:00 am

Watch the UFC on FOX Pre Fight Press Conference Today on BJPENN.COM (4 p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC on FOX pre fight press conference live today from the Nokia Plaza in Los Angeles, California. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and contender, Junior...

Nov 8, 2011 6:30 pm

Rory MacDonald Injured, Ebersole Now Faces Patrick At UFC 140

Top welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald has been forced out of his UFC 140 meeting with Brian Ebersole due to an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials broke the news this evening. In his place comes his Tri-Star teammate Claude Patrick who was shifted from his spot on the card against Rich Attonito to fill...

Nov 8, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 141 Tickets On Sale Tomorrow

Tickets for the UFC’s year-end show go on pre-sale tomorrow. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. Tickets will...

Nov 8, 2011 9:12 am

UFC 141 Gets Riddle vs. Ramos

A middleweight contest has just been added to the ever growing UFC card set for Dec. 30. Middleweights Matt Riddle and Luis Ramos have agreed to get it on inside the Octagon in front the Las Vegas Crowd this New Years eve. UFC officials confirmed plans for the contest just moments ago. UFC 141 is...

Nov 7, 2011 8:02 pm

12 Country Channel Line Up For This Weekends UFC on Fox 1

With the UFC heavyweight title up for grabs this weekend and a new TV partnership launching, the UFC has released the broadcasting plans for twelve other countries outside of the US. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title...

Nov 7, 2011 1:59 pm

UFC 141 Pre Fight Press Conference Open To The Public In L.A. This Friday

Fans are encouraged to attend this Friday’s UFC 141 pre-fight press conference at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, Calif. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion...