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Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 12, 2012 7:46 am

Twitter For The UFC Fan | The Who's, Why's, Where's And How's

By Sarah J Newman: Twitter, how many of you are using it? Why should you as a fight fan have a twitter?  How do you use it properly? Well first the “why”; most of your favorite fighters are on twitter, they will give you updates on when they are fighting, how training is going, and...

Mar 22, 2012 7:41 am

Four Welterweight Fights Added To UFC on FX 4

The UFC on FX 4 card is growing at a rapid rate this week. UFC officials announced the addition of four additional bouts to the card late last night. Bout agreements have been reached for a welterweight contest between Dan Miller and Ricardo Funch, Rick Story vs. Rich Attonito, Matt Riddle vs. Luis Ramos and...

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rory MacDonald UFC 145 Blog | Talks Highs And Lows Of His Career

By Rory MacDonald: I’m writing this first pre-fight blog on a Sunday, my rest day, and the one day dedicated to allowing my body to recover from the rigours of training. By this stage, I’m desperate for the rest day to come around. Usually on a day off I’ll wake up, go to church, relax...


Mar 19, 2012 10:16 am

Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch Added To UFC 148

A middleweight bout with serious implications in the rankings has just been added to the UFC’s 4th of July weekend show in the form of Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch. UFC officials took to twitter just moments ago with the announcement. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 13, 2012 3:51 pm

UFC On FUEL TV 3 Books Pokrajac vs. Maldonado

The UFC has made good on finding a UFC on FUEL TV 3 replacement opponent for Igor Pokrajac. Originally set to welcome back Thiago Silva, Pokrajac was forced on the sidelines when Silva got bumped to the main event slot as a replacement for “Lil Nog” in Sweden. However the UFC has now booked a...

Mar 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir Set For UFC 146; Winner To Receive A Title Fight

“Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC world heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez at UFC 146, May 26 in Las Vegas,” UFC president Dana White said. The heavyweights will be out in full force at UFC 146, as former UFC heavyweight champions, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir...

Feb 25, 2012 10:00 am

Photo Gallery | UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Weigh-Ins

UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. The weigh-ins took place yesterday...

Feb 17, 2012 8:27 am

UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Picking Mir Over Velasquez

“Frank Mir, for me, is one of the best in the business, I’d probably have to give the edge to Frank for this fight. Cain’s an absolute beast, he’s coming off a loss and I think we’ll see a new Cain coming off a loss. But what a great fight. Tough one to pick. Mir...

Feb 13, 2012 9:57 am

Heads Up ATL | Thursday's UFC 145 Press Conference Is Open To The Public

On the heels of the major announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title on April 21 at Philips Arena against rival Rashad Evans, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. ET in the Luckie Marietta District of downtown Atlanta at Ventanas...

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...