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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...

Nov 2, 2011 12:27 pm

UFC on Fox Weigh-ins to Air Live on Fuel TV

During today’s UFC on Fox pre-fight media call, UFC president Dana White confirmed that they will take the weigh-ins live to FOX network station, Fuel TV. If the information was delivered accurately, the UFC on Fox weigh-ins will take place next Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. ET. UFC on Fox 1 is set to...

Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 1, 2011 7:45 am

Diaz vs. Cerrone To Serve As UFC 141 Co-Main Event

We announced just yesterday that a lightweight bout between Diaz and Cerrone had been added to the UFC’s December 30th card. Come to find out, the UFC has now opted to put the two lightweight fighters in as the co-main event of the evening. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at...

Nov 1, 2011 6:00 am

UFC 138 Prelims to Stream Live on Facebook

Next Saturday’s UFC 138 main card is scheduled to air for free on SPIKE TV but will be showing on a tape delay because of the location of the fights (England). However, even though the main card will be on a delay the night’s preliminary fights are still set to stream LIVE on Facebook earlier...

Oct 31, 2011 10:28 am

Nate Diaz Books Donald Cerrone For UFC 141

Ask and you shall receive… After last weekend’s destruction of Dennis Siver, surging lightweight fighter, Donald Cerrone proclaimed that he wanted to be included on a fight card this December. The UFC apparently took note and granted him his wish. In his toughest test to date, Cerrone will take on Nate Diaz in a lightweight...

Oct 27, 2011 4:05 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Undercard to Stream on Facebook and FOX.com

Dana White today announced that the undercard for next month’s UFC on FOX 1 event will stream live and for free on Facebook and FOX.com. The main event, which is a 5 round heavyweight title fight between Champion Cain Velasquez (9-0 MMA) and number one contender Junior Dos Santos (13-1 MMA), will be the only...

Oct 26, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/26/11)

The world top 10 heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Cain Velasquez is the current UFC heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. His undefeated reign of terror makes him undisputedly the number ranked heavyweight today. Little has changed...

Oct 26, 2011 5:00 am

UFC on Fox “Primetime” special to air this Sunday Following NFL Football

The UFC is pulling out all the stop for it’s Fox network debut, as they are rolling out “UFC Primetime” for this November’s UFC heavyweight title fight featuring Cain Velasquez and Junior Dos Santos. The trademark special will once again be used to give viewers an inside look at the training camps of both fighters,...