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Feb 13, 2012 9:22 am

The Teammate vs. Teammate Debate | UFC President Explains His Side

It’s true; Mixed Martial Arts is not a team sport. It’s an individual combat sport that pits man against man for either 15 or 25 minutes to determine who of the two is a better fighter. There are no teams involved in the competitive aspect of the sport, however, for many fighters; they relate their...

Feb 13, 2012 9:16 am

Not Looking Past UFC on FUEL 1, But Ellenberger Seeks Revenge Against Carlos Condit

“I would definitely like (a rematch with Condit), but right now, I really haven’t thought much past Diego at all. He’s an extremely tough challenge for me right now and that’s really all I’ve been focused on. After this fight, we can go back and evaluate the situation, but really, Diego’s all I’ve been focused...

Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 13, 2012 8:25 am

Tickets For UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Set To Go On Sale Wednesday

Fans in or around the Atlanta area wishing to attend Aprils UFC 145 event can get in on ticket purchasing as early as this Wednesday. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to defend his UFC title against...


Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am

MMA POLL: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans we wanted to ask the readers here on BJPENN.COM what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups. Sound off in our poll and head back here this Friday when we...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 8, 2012 4:00 am

Castillo vs. Cholish Booked For UFC on FOX 3 Event

A lightweight addition to the UFC’s May event on Fox TV was announced by promotional officials yesterday in the form of Danny Castillo vs. John Cholish. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz...

Jan 31, 2012 7:52 am

UFC NEWS | Ferguson vs. Hallman Slated For UFC’s Return To Fox In May

UFC officials have announced the addition of a lightweight bout between TUF winner Ton Ferguson and MMA veteran Dennis Hallman to their May return to FOX TV. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford. Ferguson comes into the fight riding a six-fight win...

Jan 19, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagan Shifted To UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight matchup originally scheduled for Montreal between Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin has been moved to the UFC’s return trip to Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 11, 2012 8:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Njokuani vs. John Makdessi In The Works For UFC 145

According to UFC officials, lightweights Anthony Njokuani and John Makdessi have verbally agreed to meet at UFC 145 this March, as the promotion made the announcement earlier today. Njokuani is coming off a split decision loss to Danny Castillo just a few weeks ago at UFC 141, as Castillo was able use his wrestling pedigree...

Jan 5, 2012 6:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 1 Gets Dillashaw vs. Watson and Brookins vs. Rocha

Two fights have been added to the UFC’s inaugural show on FUEL TV. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Walel Watson as well as featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha have agreed to face off on the evenings fight card. UFC officials took to twitter today with the two announcements. UFC on FUEL TV is set to...

Jan 3, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Hominick vs. Yagin Set For UFC 145

A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in the form of Mark Hominick vs. Eddie Yagin. UFC officials announced the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the Bell...

Jan 2, 2012 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – Noke vs. Hamman Expected For UFC on FOX 2

A middleweight contest between Kyle Noke and Jared Hamman is expected to go down in the UFC’s return trip to March set for Australia. Noke announced the news, but UFC officials have yet to confirm the bout. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago...

Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 20, 2011 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS – Dana White: " I don't know how Nogueira sleeps at night"

“[Nogueira] was two punches away from winning that fight [against Frank Mir]. Instead he passed the guard and tried to apply a guillotine on Frank Mir. Nobody understood that. He will regret that decision for the rest of life. It was his fight. It was finished. I do not know how he sleeps after that.”...

Dec 20, 2011 8:54 am

UFC NEWS – Herb Dean Had Hoped "Big Nog" Would Tap Before Eventual Arm Break

“In my mind, I was hoping that he would tap. Like, ‘Please, please make this easy for me. That looks like it’s on.’ I definitely [had a] heightened awareness at that time. I was really focused on that arm. But that’s how Antonio became who he is — he didn’t get there by giving up....

Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 12, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills Booked For UFC 145 In Montreal

UFC officials have booked a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Che Mills for their return trip to Montreal in March. UFC 145, while not yet officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from Montreal’s Bell Centre on March 24. MacDonald was originally set to face off with Brian Ebersole at this...

Dec 10, 2011 11:20 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Rumors Flying That Overeem Is Out OF UFC 141 Main Event

In the midst of all the post-UFC 140 coverage, several members from the MMA media world are reporting that Alistair Overeem may have to remove himself from the UFC 141 main event against Brock Lesnar. Josh Gross of ESPN even went as far as to state that Overeem is on this Monday’s agenda in the...