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Jan 4, 2012 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White Targets Summer 2012 For Dos Santos vs. Overeem

“Hopefully this summer. This summer is probably when it’s going to go down. Alistair wants to take some time off. Dos Santos is ready but needs to get some training in. So hopefully, this summer. This is one of those fights where no matter where this ends up, it’ll be exciting. But I see this...

Jan 4, 2012 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – Perosh vs. Penner Added To UFC on FX 2

UFC officials have put together a light-heavyweight bout between Anthony Perosh and Nick Penner scheduled for UFC on FX 2 in March. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in Sydney, Australia will play host to the fight card on...

Jan 3, 2012 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today revealed the list of fighters who have received medical suspensions following their efforts in last weekend’s UFC 141 event. Twelve fighters received mandatory suspensions, four of which could be out up to six months due to injuries suffered while in the cage. UFC 141 took place this past...

Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Jan 2, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Dos Santos Excited For A Stand Up War Against Overeem

“It’s going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he’s a striker (and) I’m a striker, it’s going to be a stand-up battle. … He’s pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing.” UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, tells USA Today that...

Dec 31, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Salary Report: Lesnar Top Earner

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of total disclosed payrolls for last night’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event and Brock Lesnar Leads the pack with the highest disclosed salary. UFC 141 took place last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view featured former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar...

Dec 30, 2011 2:10 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Live Results

UFC 141 is set to take place tonight 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. In the co-main event of the evening a heated lightweight rivalry will come to...

Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...

Dec 29, 2011 6:00 am

*ON NOW* Watch Todays UFC 141 Weigh-In Ceremony Live Here On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

UFC 141 is set to take place tomorrow 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. Today the UFC is holding the official weigh-in ceremony and all fighters scheduled for...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Gegard Mousasi Waiting for Title Shot, UFC Aspirations as Well?

Nearly two years since he lost the title, Gegard Mousasi is waiting in the wings for another light-heavyweight title shot from Strikeforce executives. It is rumored that Mousasi will face the victor of Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, who are fighting for the vacant light-heavyweight title that was relinquished by Dan Henderson as he transitioned...

Dec 28, 2011 12:51 pm

UFC NEWS- Watch The UFC 141 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live *NOW* On BJPENN.COM ( 4PM ET)

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. Today the UFC is holding their pre-fight press conference in anticipation of...

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

Dec 28, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – YouTube Post Of “Countdown To UFC 141” Out Draws Fuel TV Airing

This past week the UFC and Fuel TV aired the latest installment of the UFC’s countdown series, “Countdown to UFC 141” and it drew in a meager 15,000 viewers with a 0.03 household rating in the male 18-49 demographic and an all-time low of 0.0 rating in men 18-34. Interestingly enough, the UFC put out...

Dec 28, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem: No one in the division can strike with me

On the verge of making his UFC debut, UFC 141 main event participant, Alistair Overeem took to his personal blog to discuss this Friday’s fight. Here are the highlights via YahooSports: “The fight has been promoted as the biggest two athletes in UFC history fighting for the No. 1 contender spot in the heavyweight division....

Dec 28, 2011 4:31 am

UFC NEWS – Brendan Schaub Returns Against Ben Rothwell At UFC 145

A heavyweight tilt has reportedly been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in March. UFC officials announced late yesterday evening that Brendan Schaub and Ben Rothwell have agreed to square off in the cage at UFC 145. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected...

Dec 27, 2011 11:20 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Thinks Overeem Is In Trouble Against Lesnar

“Brock doesn’t shoot that low. He’ll put his forehead in your chest, and he’s going to run you through. If he’s not able to take you down with that initial blast, he’s going to run you against the cage. Then he’s going to rip your legs out from under you. Now, you should have gotten...