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Apr 25, 2012 5:30 am

Is Eddie Alvarez About To Jump In The UFC's Shark Tank?

The UFC brass might be adding another talented fighter to the already talent rich 155 lbs division.  Eddie Alvarez got his long awaited revenge last Friday – April 20th via 1st round TKO over submission specialist Shinya Aioki.  Alvarez still has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract.  A tweet from Lorenzo Fertitta and a...


Apr 23, 2012 7:40 am

UFC on FOX 3 Goes Up Against Mayweather vs. Cotto

On May 5th UFC will appear on FOX for the third time with UFC on FOX 3. The main event features a lightweight battle between Jim Miller and Nate Diaz that will likely push the winner towards title contention. On the same night Floyd Mayweather will face off against Miguel Cotto. Another bold move on...

Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 18, 2012 7:18 pm

UFC on FOX 3 Going Head-To-Head With Major Boxing Event Does Not Worry ZUFFA Boss

By Jason Kindschy: In an interview with MMAfighting.com yesterday, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discussed the concerns about going head-to-head with a big boxing match. UFC on FOX 3 is set to air on May 5th from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The headliner being Nate Diaz taking on Jim Miller for the...

Apr 17, 2012 3:47 pm

Uyenoyama out, Tim Elliott in against John Dodson at UFC on Fox 3

By Micah Hinchliffe: As part of the growing division of the flyweights in 2012, Zuffa has signed top flyweight prospect Tim Elliott according to UFC.com. Elliott who is 8-2-1 in MMA has been picked to replace former bantamweight Darren Uyenoyama against the hard-hitting TUF 14 winner John Dodson. No reason for Uyenoyama’s replacement has been...

Mar 29, 2012 6:58 pm

Guillard Set To Return At UFC 148 Against Camoes

The once self-proclaimed best lightweight fighter in the world, Melvin Guillard, will return to action against another submission specialist named Fabricio Camoes at UFC 148. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will attempt...

Mar 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Tibau vs. Nurmagomedov Set For UFC 148 In July

UFC officials have put together a lightweight bout between Gleison Tibau and Khabib Nurmagomedov. It is the latest addition to UFC 148 set for July 7. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will...

Mar 28, 2012 11:11 am

Benson Henderson | It Would Criminal To Not Give Edgar The Rematch

“Frankie gave two rematches. It’s criminal not to give him a rematch after a decision, because, as a champ, he gave two rematches. I think it’s something that has to be done sometimes. There’s just no alternative. It does create a little bit of a logjam, I guess you could say, from the top, but,...

Mar 20, 2012 9:04 am

Cesar Gracie Thinks Nate Diaz Should Fight For UFC Title

“I guess it’s going to be a good fight. Nate Diaz is one of the most exciting fighters in the UFC and Jim Miller is a good obstacle to overcome. He has good Wrestling skills and heavy hands, he’s strong. We’re not underestimating him, but I guess Nate is better than him both on the...

Mar 16, 2012 2:14 pm

UFC on FOX 3 | Hallman Injured, Tavares In Against Ferguson

In January we announced a lightweight bout between Dennis Hallman and Ultimate fighter winner, Tony Ferguson. That bout has now been scratched in favor of Thiago Tavares vs. Tony Ferguson due to Dennis Hallman’s health status. Hallman has suffered an injury that has caused his removal, but the nature of such was not disclosed at...

Mar 13, 2012 9:58 am

All This Featherweight Talk Is Disrespectful To My Opponents, Says Edgar

“In hindsight, I guess you could say I don’t know if you’d call it disrespectful, people have got a job to do, and (dropping to 145) is something that Dana was kind of hinting to, so I think the media was just following suit a little bit. I’ve been so dominant at this weight class,...

Mar 8, 2012 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS | Respecting His Lineage | Nate Diaz Wants No Part Of Edgar Fight

“I’m pretty sure, like, I’m not really big on fighting Frankie (Edgar), you know? Frankie came down to train with me and he represents Renzo Gracie and Ricardo Almeida, I train with Cesar (Gracie) so, I really don’t want no part of that fight. I’m mostly interested in fighting people I don’t know. “ The...

Mar 6, 2012 4:13 pm

Quick Twitt | Frankie Edgar Says Benson Henderson Rematch Is On

Looks like the winner of Jim Miller vs. Nate Diaz will have to wait. Frankie Edgar just confirmed on twitter that he has been given his rematch against Benson Henderson. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 6, 2012 9:31 am

Video Archive | Today's UFC on Fox 3 Press Conference

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the card, with the winner...

Feb 28, 2012 9:03 am

Anthony Pettis | Benson Henderson Doesn’t Want To Fight Me

“If I was him, I would say the same thing too. I mean, he just won the belt and he doesn’t want to give it up that quick and if he fights against me, he’s not going to hold on to that belt for a while, I mean, I match up bad for him, and...

Feb 27, 2012 11:42 am

UFC on FOX 3 Tickets On Sale Next Week | Press Conference Open To the Public March 6

UFC on FOX is coming to the Garden State. The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its third event on the FOX network will take place on Saturday, May 5 from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, N.J. An outstanding five-round lightweight bout between Whippany’s Jim Miller and rugged contender Nate Diaz will headline the...

Feb 25, 2012 2:26 pm

UFC 144: Fighters and Coaches Predict Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson

By Joshua Carey: The UFC has made its way to Japan for UFC 144, where lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defends against Benson Henderson in the night’s headliner. Japan’s Saitama Super Arena plays host to the 12-fight event, which airs live on pay-per-view at 10:00 pm ET with seven-fights slated for the main card. If Edgar...

Feb 24, 2012 1:08 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Best Title Fight of 2012?

Two months into 2012, and there are already some mouth-watering UFC championship fights on tap. In April, light heavyweight king Jon Jones will defend his crown against No.1 contender and bitter rival Rashad Evans, in May heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is expected to collide with the fearsome Alistair Overeem. An announcement regarding Anderson Silva’s...

Feb 19, 2012 2:56 pm

BJPENN.COM Lightweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 18, 2012 2:13 pm

Dennis Bermudez Returns To Action Against Pablo Garza At UFC on FOX 3

A featherweight bout between TUF 14 runner up Dennis Bermudez and UFC veteran Pablo Garza has been added to the UFC on FOX 3 roster. UFC officials announced the news yesterday. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the...