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Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Oct 24, 2011 1:57 pm

ProElite MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket 1 Released

ProElite Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is proud to present the first round of their Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament on November 5, 2011 from Moline, Il. This tournament consists of some of the best up and coming heavyweights in the world and the winner will be pushed into the upper tier of the heavyweight division. Tickets...

Oct 24, 2011 12:39 pm

Volkmann vs. Grant Booked For UFC 141

UFC officials took to twitter today to announce a recently signed lightweight bout set between Jacob Volkmann and T.J. Grant. 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...

Oct 23, 2011 1:07 pm

Schedule of UFC 137 events in Las Vegas

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...


Oct 22, 2011 8:39 am

Bantamweight action added to already stacked UFC 140 event

UFC officials have booked a bantamweight bout between Yves Jabouin and Walel Watson for their upcoming December 10 card. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday with the announcement. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. A light-heavyweight title fight between current champ Jon Jones and...

Oct 19, 2011 11:00 am

Rafael Cordeiro Says Fabricio Werdum Is In Talks With The UFC

“He’s back to the trainings, he’s making everybody laugh. He’ll probably fight in December… He’s talking to the UFC, and maybe they come up with something for December.  I like the idea, he deserves it.  In case it actually happens, UFC is the place he should’ve never left. The bests are there, and there’s where...

Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am

Kongo vs. Mitrione Promoted To UFC 137 Co-Main Event

With the news that UFC 137 lost its original main event, the entire card has been reshuffled to accommodate the absence of GSP vs. Condit. First on the list, was filling the main-event slot with Penn vs. Diaz and now the UFC has apparently decided on their co-headliner and it comes in the form of...

Oct 18, 2011 10:50 am

Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey Set For UFC 139

A lightweight fight has been booked for The UFC’s November trip to San Jose in the form of Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey. UFC officials made the announcement over night. 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...

Oct 17, 2011 4:36 pm

Oli Thompson & John Hathaway Injured, off UFC 138 card

Injuries and illness have prompted changes to the November 5 fight card taking place in Birmingham, England. In heavyweight news, Oli Thompson has been forced to withdraw from the event due to injury. Original opponent Phil De Fries has verbally agreed a matchup against fellow Englishman Rob Broughton, who will return to his home country...

Oct 17, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-Ins Set for October 28th, Frank Mir to Host Q&A

“UFC 137: St-Pierre vs. Condit” is now two weeks away and we gained word today that the weigh-ins for the event are set to take place the day before, on Friday, October 28th, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The same venue will also play host to the following night’s pay-per-view...

Oct 17, 2011 8:35 am

QuickTwitt: Vinny Magalhaes Doesn't Want The M-1 Title, Asks For Return To UFC

M-1 light-heavyweight champion, Vinny Magalhaes recently defended his title at this past weekend’s M-1 event and did so in spectacular fashion (check the video entry below). The victory market his seventh win in his past eight fights and apparently the Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu ace wants a second shot in the UFC. He detailed his reasoning recently...

Oct 14, 2011 12:30 pm

Countdown To UFC 139 Set To Air Nov. 14

In exactly one month, the UFC and Spike TV will collaborate once again to bring UFC fans a pre-fight-hype television special to promote a promising fight card. Countdown to UFC 139: Shogun vs. Hendo is set to debut on Monday, Nov. 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. UFC 139 is set to take place on November...

Oct 12, 2011 8:55 am

Watch the UFC 140 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (1p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 140 pre-fight press conference today at 1 p.m. ET to promote December’s UFC pay-per-view featuring a light-heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and challenger Lyoto Machida. Dana White, Jones and Machida are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live today in the...

Oct 12, 2011 5:05 am

"UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida" Officially Announced By UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Toronto this December with an epic light heavyweight title fight pitting champion and rising superstar Jon “Bones” Jones against dynamic striker and former titleholder Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. A mere eight months after holding its largest event ever in Toronto, UFC 140: JONES vs. MACHIDA hits the Air Canada...

Oct 11, 2011 7:45 am

Fans Invited To Tomorrows UFC 140 Press Conference In Toronto

UFC officials are taking flight to Toronto tomorrow to promote and December’s UFC 140 event and UFC fans in the area are invited to attend the pre-fight press conference. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. A light-heavyweight title fight between current champ Jon Jones...

Oct 10, 2011 9:20 am

UFC 140 Main Card Set, Tickets For Event On Sale Thursday

UFC officials have put together a five-fight main card for their Dec. 10 pay-per-view event in Toronto Canada and tickets for it go on sale this week. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. A light-heavyweight title fight between current champ Jon Jones and former...

Oct 6, 2011 4:12 pm

UFC Books Alex Caceres vs. Cole Escovedo for UFC on Fox 1

The fan favorite who never stops smiling, Alex “Bruce Leroy” Caceres has apparently made the commitment to drop yet another weight class and take on bantamweight fighter Cole Escovedo in his 135 pound debut. The two have agreed to face off on November 12 in Anaheim California. “Both bantamweights had non-stop action fights in their...

Oct 6, 2011 9:23 am

Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida Booked For UFC 140 Main Event

The UFC has booked a mega fight for their main event in Toronto this December in the form of Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida. Rashad Evans was originally tapped to face Jones in his next title defense, however, due to an injured thumb Evans will not be able to make the UFC 140 card and...

Oct 5, 2011 9:40 am

UFC on Fox 1 Gets DaMarques Johnson vs. Clay Harvison

After their original meeting fell through due to a Johnson injury, UFC officials have booked the duo for another contest, this time on their UFC on Fox card scheduled for November. According to reports, both DaMarques Johnson and Clay Harvison have verbally agreed to face each other on November 12. The two were originally scheduled...