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Jan 2, 2013 5:57 pm

Salas Out, Barboza Now Introduces Undefeated Martins to UFC

Word broke earlier this evening that Edson Barboza (10-1 MMA, 4-1 UFC) will have a new opponent on January 19th. Justin Salas (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC), who was Barboza’s original opponent, has suffered an injury during training and will now be sidelined for the UFC on FX 7: Belfort vs. Bisping event at the end...

Dec 26, 2012 11:50 am

Condit Bitter Towards MacDonald Over Rematch After Nearly Defeating Welterweight King

  UFC welterweight Carlos Condit has a lot to be proud of this year. After coming off of a 4-0 winning streak in the past three years, Condit won the interim welterweight championship after a hard-fought decision victory against Nick Diaz at UFC 143. This win granted him a highly anticipated title shot against longtime...

Dec 11, 2012 11:53 am

Rousey Opens as Massive Favorite over Carmouche

Just a few days ago we found out that the newly-crowned UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey is inked-in to make her octagon debut against Liz Carmouche at the freshly announced UFC 157 event on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. The crowning of Rousey, who is coming over to the...

Aug 20, 2012 2:35 pm

Matyushenko In Against Hamill At UFC 152

  Matt Hamill will not have an easy return from retirement as he now faces tough Belorussian veteran, Vladimir Matyushenko at UFC 152 at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada. The UFC’s official Canadian Twitter account announced today that the fight was finalized. Both men are coming off TKO losses to Alexander Gustafsson. For...

Jul 31, 2012 12:02 pm

Jon Fitch to face Erick Silva in UFC 153 | Quick Tweets

UFC 153 on Oct 13 at the HSBC Arena in Rio de Janerio  has Jon Fitch and Erick Silva in a tentative bout – not official just yet.  Walid Ismail, manager for Erick Silva tweets Erick Fight Silva in Brazil, Towards Title @brunoalv79: @dudutatame @WallidJfc damn, this card UFC RIO 3’re very good at HSBC Arena will be...

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Jul 2, 2012 4:26 pm

UFC 148 MIDDLEWEIGHT TITLE MAIN EVENT REMATCH TOO CLOSE TO CALL

When Chael Sonnen challenged Anderson Silva for the UFC middleweight title on August 7, 2010 at UFC 117, he started the fight as a 4-1 underdog. He is the underdog once again for Saturday’s eagerly-awaited UFC 148 rematch, but the odds this time are significantly closer due to Sonnen’s incredible success in the first fight....

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jun 26, 2012 11:26 pm

After Failing To Agree Terms With UFC Bibiano Fernandes Signs With One FC

  By Jamie McAllister Bibiano Fernandes signs with One FC.  After Dream went bust the UFC had announced that verbal agreements were in place with Fernandes and a potential debut at UFC 149 was even talked about. Then a few days later the Brazilian was off the card firstly reported that it was due to...

Jun 19, 2012 3:40 pm

Jon Jones Sentencing for DWI Postponed

Light Heavyweight UFC Champ Jon ‘Bones’ Jones  was scheduled to appear in court today to face sentencing for a DWI arrest on May 26.  Binghamton Press & Sun Bulletin reports Jones had his court date postponed and is rescheduled for July 3rd.  Jones is required to take part in an alcohol abuse and dependency assessment...

Jun 18, 2012 9:28 am

Bellator Signs Wrestling Phenom Shawn Bunch

By Jamie McAllister Bellator signs wrestler Shawn Bunch the news comes directly from Bellator.com Bellator Fighting Championships have agreed terms with decorated amateur wrestler Shawn Bunch. The former Olympic qualifier is now turning his attention solely toward Mixed Martial Arts and a future Bellator Bantamweight tournament. “I’ve had my sights set on Bellator for a...

Apr 11, 2012 12:09 pm

VIDEO | CFA Throws Their Ring Girls In The Mix With This Body Painting Video

So I’ve done it again. I bring to you today another shockingly entertaining video about MMA ring girls, this time it’s brought to you by the guys at the Championship Fighting Alliance. Their staff of ring card girls by themselves is a wonder to look at, but combine them with the amazing process of getting...

Feb 29, 2012 1:34 pm

International Scene | Magnificent seven sign with Cage Warriors

CAGE WARRIORS has added seven more top class fighters to its roster on multi-fight deals. Mats Nilsson, Matteus Lahdesmaki, Diego Gonzalez, Brett Bassett, John Michael Sheil, Pavel Kusch and Vladimir Katyhin have all committed to fighting exclusively for the organisation for the foreseeable future. Nilsson (8-1-1), a 28-year-old Swedish middleweight, impressed by defeating ex-UFC fighter...

Feb 29, 2012 9:06 am

International Scene | CWFC Fight Night 4: Harris v Dyer Booked For Dubai

PHIL ‘BILLY’ HARRIS will make a swift return to Cage Warriors action when he takes on Casey Dyer (pictured) at CWFC Fight Night 4 in Dubai on March 16. Harris (20-9-0-1nc), of Gym 01 in Portsmouth, had an impressive first round win against Canadian flyweight Remi Morvan at Cage Warriors 46 in Kiev last Thursday,...

Feb 19, 2012 6:33 pm

Fan Q&A With BJPENN.COM’s Corissa Furr

For the past couple of months we have been featuring the lovely and talented Corissa Furr on BJPENN.COM. Over this course of time I have noticed the huge response she is getting from our readers here and as such we are opening the floor for you guys to ask questions to BJPENN.COM’s newest team member....

Feb 14, 2012 8:17 am

HAPPY VALENTINES DAY FROM BJPENN.COM

All of us here at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a happy Valentines day today. Spend it with your loved ones or for the fellas without that special someone today, enjoy this amazing photo of BJPENN.COM’s Corissa Furr. (sorry ladies, I don’t have anything for ya this year! but you can always check out...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...

Sep 20, 2011 2:25 pm

UFC Fight Night 25 Garners 1.8 Million Viewers

Last Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 25 in New Orleans did fairly well ratings wise. The event drew an average of 1.8 million viewers (a 1.2 household rating) and peaked with nearly 1.95 million viewers on Spike TV, officials announced today. Unsurprisingly the event was the number one rated program on cable in its timeslot among...

Sep 5, 2011 5:15 pm

Josh Koscheck Accepts Short Notice Fight Against Matt Hughes

“Oh ya 19 days then or something like that!!!! Either way it looks like I am in to fight matt Hugh if he takes it????” Josh Koscheck has posted via his Twitter that he’s accepted the fight against Matt Hughes at UFC 135 in place of Diego Sanchez, after Sanchez was forced to pull out...

Sep 5, 2011 3:13 pm

Gegard Mousasi Expected To Return For December Strikeforce Event

Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi is staying busy both stateside and internationally, as he’s being targeted for a December return to the Strikeforce cage.  The news was confirmed by a source to MMAJunkie.com earlier today. Gegard Mousasi last competed for Strikeforce in April where he fought to a majority draw against UFC veteran...

Sep 5, 2011 2:39 pm

Yoshihiro Akiyama Dropping To 170lbs, Wants To Train With Georges St. Pierre

In a move that’s been talked about for quite sometime, Yoshihiro Akiyama is now set to make the move down to welterweight. The news comes via MMAFighting.com. Akiyama last fought at UFC 133 where he was knocked out by Vitor Belfort in the first round. The loss was the third straight for the Japanese fighter,...

Sep 1, 2011 11:10 pm

UFC Primetime Special Airs On Fox October 30

UFC Primetime is set to return this fall, but this time from its new home on the Fox network. The special has been used many times in the past as a vehicle to promote some of the biggest main events in UFC history, and the UFC is pulling out all the stops for its network...

Sep 24, 2017 7:01 am

VIDEO | Rory MacDonald and champ Douglas Lima have first staredown at Bellator 183

Can it be 2018 already?! @phenomlima vs @romac_gorilla who wins??? A post shared by Bellator MMA (@bellatormma) on Sep 23, 2017 at 8:49pm PDT Last night, Bellator MMA returned to sun-soaked San Jose, California with Bellator 183. The card was headlined by a razor-close lightweight scrap between long-time contender Patricky “Pitbull” Freire and former UFC...

Sep 23, 2017 6:22 pm

Dana White has a message for anyone who thinks Gokhan Saki’s debut was stopped early

Former kickboxing world champion Gokhan Saki made his highly anticipated octagon debut at last night’s UFC Fight Night 117 event in Japan. The feared striker, Saki, lived up to the hype scoring a first-round knockout victory over his opponent Luis Henrique da Silva. After a wild opening few minutes, Saki caught Da Silva with a...

Sep 23, 2017 6:00 pm

UFC Fight Night 117 Reebok Athlete Outfitting Payouts

The octagon returned to Japan yesterday for UFC Fight Night 117. The event was headlined by a light heavyweight scrap featuring Ovince Saint Preux taking on Yushin Okami. “OSP” put on another fine performance at the Saitama Super Arena scoring a first-round submission finish (Von Flue Choke) over his Japanese foe. In the co-main event...

Sep 23, 2017 1:42 pm

PHOTO | Chris Weidman shows off massive scar from recent surgery

Former UFC middleweight kingpin Chris Weidman picked up his first win in over two years this past July. “The All-American” scored a third-round submission victory over surging division contender Kelvin Gastelum in the main event of UFC on FOX 25 on July 22 from Long Island. Weidman’s fourteenth career victory did not come without a...