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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...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...

Nov 15, 2011 8:25 am

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Sacrificing It All To Return To Glory At UFC 139

“To my family, friends, and true students, I miss you guys and am coming home in a week. The choices I have to make to become a world champion again comes at an extremely high expense. I know what must be done to take care of my family, students, business, and employees. When I was...

Nov 15, 2011 8:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Files Lawsuit Against New York

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and a group of plaintiffs including fighters, fans, trainers and others involved with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials challenging the constitutionality of the state law banning live professional MMA events and associated activities (the “Ban”). The lawsuit, filed...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 14, 2011 10:46 am

UFC NEWS – Shields Set To Face Welterweight Newcomer Akiyama In Japan

A welterweight clash of epic proportions has just been confirmed by UFC officials to be going down in Japan in 2012 when Jake Shields returns to action to welcome Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC’s welterweight division. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...

Nov 14, 2011 10:10 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Henderson Wants Jon Jones After Shogun Fight This Weekend

“I actually would have rather been in a fight for the title, but this fight excites me too. Shogun’s a tough guy, and it’s gonna be a big challenge… I’m not going to try extra hard to knock him out just to get a title shot. I’m going out there first and foremost to win...

Oct 17, 2011 8:45 am

Shogun Moves Camps Again: Not Training At Kings MMA For Fight With Dan Henderson

“We don’t see any advantage at this moment to feed our opponents information about the work we’ve been developing, This is a work philosophy we’ve adopted at other times, and now we’ve decided to do it again. It’s nothing to do with the fans, and we understand their hunger for news. At the right time,...

Oct 11, 2011 1:55 pm

Vigilante MMA Fighter Dresses Up As Superhero To Stop Crime In Seattle

With a perfect amateur record in Mixed Martial Arts, the brother of Strikeforce fighter Caros Fodor, Mr. Ben Fodor has been making national news with the vigilante style justice he is serving out on the streets of Seattle. The fighter dresses up as comic book character Phoenix Jones with pepper spray in hands and prowls...

Sep 8, 2011 8:50 am

VIDEO: Matt Kaplowitz: documentary looks at NY MMA community post-9/11

Presented By “The Fight Nerd”: This Sunday marks the ten-year anniversary of the terrorist attacks of September 11, 2001. The way America looked at itself was altered immensely on that date, and a decade later the world is a very different place. Memories of panic and uncertainty are still present, but the urge to keep...

May 24, 2016 9:06 am

VIDEO | Floyd Mayweather flying to visit Jon Jones, confident he will join TMT

While Floyd Mayweather may currently be retired, he has managed to keep his name in the headlines of not only boxing news, but MMA news as well. In addition to his rumored boxing match with Conor McGregor, Mayweather also has been in talks with UFC pound for pound kingpin Jon Jones. The pair FaceTimed earlier...

Feb 10, 2016 8:05 am

Diego Sanchez wishes Daniel Bryan all the best in retirement

On Monday night former WWE Champion Daniel Bryan officially retired from pro wrestling. While many are probably wondering what this has to do with MMA news, Bryan’s famous “Yes! Yes! Yes!” chant which was chanted by entire arenas throughout the course of Bryan’s career was actually borrowed from UFC veteran Diego Sanchez. Sanchez took to...

Feb 4, 2016 8:15 am

UPDATES! BJ Penn, Alexander Gustafsson, Yoel Romero, and John Dodson

With the UFC’s packed schedule it’s easy to get left behind in the ever changing world of MMA news. Ariel Helwani joined ‘UFC Tonight’ to give updates on just what’s going on with several top-ranked fighters. In the video above you can get updates on the following situations: First up is our namesake BJ Penn,...

Nov 11, 2015 11:52 am

WATCH! Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s interview after announcing retirement

Iz jucernjasnjeg dnevnika. . Eng sub Posted by Mirko Filipovic on Wednesday, November 11, 2015 MMA pioneer Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic’s recent retirement announcement made MMA news headlines all over the world. The 41-year-old Croatian said that injuries have sidelined him from training and ultimately made him decide to retire from the sport. Filipovic spoke...

Oct 20, 2015 12:12 pm

Why BJ Penn should be listed in the ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame

Our own BJ Penn was featured in an article from Impact Flow titled “These Four Professional Athletes Should Be In The ‘Giving Back’ Hall of Fame.” The article covered a short list of professional athletes that have uncovered their ability to make a positive difference in the world through their athletic abilities. The article lists...

Oct 17, 2015 4:03 pm

WSOF 24 Live Results

WSOF 24 goes down tonight live from Foxwoods Resort and Casino in Mashantucket, Connecticut. The event is headlined by a key welterweight fight featuring former UFC title challengers Jon Fitch and Yushin Okami. In addition to the main event, WSOF 24 also features two title fights. Heavyweight champion Blagoi Ivanov will defend his belt against challenger Derrick...

Oct 16, 2015 12:13 pm

BJPENN.COM wishes Pedro Carrasco all the best on his future endeavors

After years of collaboration, BJPENN.COM and Pedro Carrasco have decided to part ways and head in different creative directions BJPENN.COM has a storied timeline with transitions that have evolved the website over the years. After BJ Penn got the vision to create a MMA news website based off a fighter’s fan following, Penn had to...

Oct 2, 2015 10:43 am

Former Pride Boss On Fedor Making $2.5M: ‘This Is Absolutely Not True’

Fedor Emelianenko shocked the MMA World when he announced that he had signed a contract to fight for former Pride FC boss Nobuyuki Sakakibara’s new Japanese promotion on New Year’s Eve. Shortly after news broke that “The Last Emperor” had in fact signed a deal to fight in Japan, Dave Meltzer of the Wrestling Observer...