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Jun 17, 2012 1:53 pm

UFC 151: Mizugaki vs. Houghland Booked | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have put together an intriguing bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki and Jeff Hougland. The two stand outs will square off in September at UFC 151. UFC 151 is expected to go down on September 1 from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada. Mizugaki boasts a modest 2-2 record inside the UFC’s...

Jun 17, 2012 1:41 pm

Shawn Jordan In For Big Nog Against Kongo At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

In case you missed the news, former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 149 appearance against Cheick Kongo. Still going through the rehabilitation process for his broken arm suffered at the hands of Frank Mir, the Brazilian fan favorite is unable to commit to the fight....

Jun 12, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson Doesn't See A Challenge In Edgar Rematch | UFC NEWS

UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson is ready to take on former champion Frankie Edgar again at UFC 150 in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 11, 2012 after beating Edgar in a five-round decision when they last faced at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan, on Feb. 26, 2012. “How tough of a situation is this because basically you have to...

May 21, 2012 6:10 am

Gamburyan Meets Omigawa At UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

Manny Gamburyan has one more chance to prove himself in the UFC. His opponent comes calling at UFC on FOX 4, by means of Michihiro Omigawa, the Japanese slugger. Gamburyan is coming off of three consecutive losses, two in the UFC(one in WEC), one to Tyson Griffin and the other to Diego Nunes, both via...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 12, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 | The Lighter Weights Set to Deliver Late Fireworks | UFC NEWS

The lighter weights shine as three great match-ups have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 4 card for July 11th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Look for three pivotal fights in the careers of 6 incredible athletes this summer. Three fantastic fights have been added to July’s UFC on FUEL...

May 11, 2012 7:57 am

Don Frye Over Dana White, Blasts The UFC President

Classic Figure of MMA Don Frye shares his thoughts about Dana White on the MMA Hour.   He recently got caught up on a twitter war with Dana White and was asked Why such hostility for Dana?  Do you think he has not given back to the sport?  That he’s not paying the fighters well? ...

May 10, 2012 7:51 am

Lauzon vs. Etim Added To Stacked UFC on FOX 4 Card

By: Jason Kindschy I have to say it again; UFC on FOX 4 just keeps getting better. A lightweight bout between Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon (21-7) and Terry Etim (15-4) has been added to UFC on FOX 4, set to take place on August 4th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Joe Lauzon announced...

Apr 27, 2012 6:49 pm

Hector Lombard Happy To Be UFC Middleweight | Calls Out Anderson Silva

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is proud to confirm the signing of elite middleweight contender Hector Lombard, who will make an immediate impact in the UFC 185lbs weight class when he makes his Octagon™ debut this summer. Born in Cuba, Lombard has amassed one of the most impressive records in professional mixed martial arts, compiling...

Apr 27, 2012 6:45 pm

Okami vs. Cane | UFC 150 in Denver August 11

By Lorenzo Luciano: UFC 150 is officially headed to Denver’s Pepsi Center with a new middleweight bout added to the card between Yushin Okami and Brazilian Luiz Cane. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials with the Denver Post. Yushin Okami is a Japanese mixed martial artist with a record of 26 wins and 7...

Apr 26, 2012 8:46 am

Hatsu Hioki Passes On Title Shot, Books Ricardo Lamas For UFC on FX 4

Widely regarded as the number 2 welterweight in the world, Japanese stand-out Hatsu Hioki has made good on his word and has turned down a title fight against division king Jose Aldo. It was in his opinion, too soon for a title shot and as such has booked Ricardo Lamas for the upcoming UFC on...

Apr 25, 2012 4:45 am

Big Nog vs. Kongo Added To UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

On the same day Dana White announced that Jose Aldo would likely be coming off the UFC 149 card in Calgary another addition to the card was reported in The Calgary Sun. The Nogueira vs Kongo bout was seemingly leaked to The Sun by anonymous sources and was further endorsed by UFC’s Canadian contingent on...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Apr 10, 2012 2:07 pm

Yoshihiro Akiyama vs. Thiago Alves Set for UFC 149 in Calgary

By Ryan Busuttil: UFC 149 just got a whole lot sexier! In the midst of a 4 fight losing streak, Yoshihiro Akiyama will continue to fight in the Welterweight division as he takes on Thiago Alves at the summer event. MMAFighting.com initially reported the fight earlier today, stating that both fighters have agreed to the...

Mar 21, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC President Confirms Jose Aldo As UFC 149 Headliner

We ran a rumor here this morning that Jose Aldo was mentioned as a possible headliner for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary. That Rumor quickly turned to fact this afternoon during today’s UFC Special event press conference. Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance that Jose Aldo will in fact make his...

Mar 21, 2012 7:47 am

Rumor | Jose Aldo To Defend UFC Featherweight Title At UFC 149 In Calgary

One of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, Jose Aldo, is reportedly going to return to action on July 21 when the UFC heads to Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21 for UFC 149. While the company has to announce the show as finalized, a special press conference today is supposed to announce the show as...