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Nov 26, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – Benson Henderson Has Welterweight Aspirations

“155 is my weight class and I’m going to own it. I want 55 to be synonymous with myself, I want to be synonymous with the 55-pound weight class, but that being said, the older you are the harder it is to cut weight. I’m getting a little bit older now and cutting weight sucks…...

Nov 25, 2011 8:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rampage Gets His Wish, Will Face Ryan Bader In Japan

It was just three days ago we reported here on BJPENN.COM that former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Rampage Jackson was upset at his exclusion from the UFC’s first trip to Japan. “It don’t look like I’m fighting in Japan, which I’m not happy about at all,” Jackson Tweeted. “I think it’s a big mistake by the...

Nov 23, 2011 11:12 am

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blog: Week 1

For the past couple of weeks, ever since my fight with Diaz, I have just been taking it easy. When I am not relaxing at home, I am just hanging out with old friends from high school and spending time with my daughter and family. I have been back in Hawaii for a while now,...

Nov 22, 2011 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Cruz Ready To Face Faber To Complete Trilogy

“The way that he beat Bowles, I think it warrants a title fight for him. That’s fine with me. I’ve got no problem. It was going to be him or Bowles, I knew that coming into that fight, and I was ready to take on either one of them. He beat somebody in the Top...

Nov 18, 2011 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Exclusive: Jason Brilz Talks About Tomorrow Night's Fight With Ryan Bader

Tomorrow night MMA fans will be treated to an intriguing light-heavyweight match up between the always “tough” Jason Brilz and the “TUF” winner, Ryan Bader, live and free on Spike TV. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight...

Nov 18, 2011 9:28 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who Will Be The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champ in 2012?

In our inaugural polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought would be the UFC’s 205 pound champion in the coming year. With the main event between “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson going down this weekend and a title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida in just a few weeks, the...

Nov 18, 2011 3:00 am

UFC NEWS – Shields vs. Akiyama Confirmed For Co-Main Event At UFC 144 In Japan

We reported earlier in the week that Jake Shields would be welcoming Yoshihiro Akiyama to the welterweight division in Japan, however at the time of our initial report, we did not know the bouts placement on the card. Late last night, BJPENN.COM received an email from the Shields camp with confirmation that Shields vs. Akiyama...

Nov 17, 2011 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – Anderson Silva: "Chael Talks To Much, I'm Read To Fight Chael"

“I don’t like [Chael Sonnen]. This guy [wants to] fight me? Go to Brazil. No problem… Chael talks too much. I’m ready to fight Chael. But you have the chance – go to Brazil to fight me.” Anderson Silva tells mmanation.com that he is not happy with his would be title challenger Chael Sonnen and...

Nov 17, 2011 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Rob Broughton Expected To Welcome Ednaldo Oliveira To The UFC in Rio

We announced earlier that stand-out heavyweight fighter Ednaldo Oliveira is expected to make his UFC debut at January’s UFC 142 event and now it would appear that he has an opponent in the works. Bout agreements have yet to be signed, but if rumors hold true, this bout is expected to be announced as official...

Nov 17, 2011 8:52 am

UFC NEWS – Report: UFC on FOX 2 In The Works For January 28 In Chicago

In a report coming out of Yahoo Sports it was confirmed that the UFC and FOX TV are planning their second live MMA broadcast on January 28th just one week prior to the Nick Diaz vs. GSP title fight on Super Bowl weekend. Here is what the report says: Multiple sources confirm that Jan. 28...

Nov 16, 2011 8:02 am

UFC NEWS – Nam Phan Picks Up Jim Hettes As UFC 141 Opponent

UFC officials have put together another matchup for their year end show set to go down on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas and it comes in the form of a featherweight showdown between Nam Phan and Jim Hettes. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 16, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – Palhares Returns Against Massenzio At UFC 142 In Brazil

The UFC matchmaking department has been busy this week, booking fight after fight for the first quarter of 2012. The latest of which is headed for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil this upcoming January in a bout scheduled in the middleweight division between Rousimar Palhares and Mike Massenzio. UFC officials announced the matchup this...