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Jan 30, 2012 10:15 am

UFC NEWS | Leonard Garcia Out Of UFC 144 Bout With Injury

UFC featherweight fighter, Leonard Garcia is the latest to catch the injury bug in a lead up to a fight. Due to an undisclosed injury he has been forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance with Tiequan Zhang. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena...

Jan 27, 2012 1:57 pm

UFC NEWS | Sotiropoulos Injured,Mitsuoka In Against Gomi At UFC 144

An injury has reportedly forced George Sotiropoulos out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance against Takanori Gomi. Details of the injury were not disclosed at the time of this report. In his place to face Takanori Gomi comes Eiji Mitsuoka. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super...

Jan 25, 2012 11:47 am

UFC NEWS | BJPENN.COM Now Available In 30 Languages

You may not notice a difference when visiting BJPENN.COM; however the team behind the site has added 15 additional languages to help out our international audience with their daily MMA fix from the best Mixed Martial Arts website on-line today. Portuguese, Spanish, French, Italian, Thai, Chinese, Japanese, Vietnamese, Arabic and Turkish amongst others have all...

Jan 25, 2012 12:01 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 3 | Dodson vs. Uyenoyama Booked For Flyweight Bout

The most recently crowned TUF champion, John Dodson has booked his first fight since winning the show’s title and it’s in the UFC’s newly minted flyweight division. For his first post-TUF fight he will face Darren Uyenoyama who is also set to make the drop from bantamweight for the UFC’s new flyweight division. UFC officials...


Jan 21, 2012 10:09 pm

MMA NEWS – ProElite 3 Results: Grove, McMann Victorious Over Japanese Imports

ProElite made their return to Hawaii tonight with “ProElite 3: Da Spyder vs. Minowaman.” In the main event Kendall Grove was able to notch his second straight post-UFC victory in a hard fought three-round affair over Japanese legend, Ikuhisa Minowa. Minowa started out with several low kicks to the lengthy Groves legs, but Kendall’s intensity...

Jan 3, 2012 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Sweden’s First UFC Announces DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire on Fuel TV 2

International expansion efforts by the UFC have landed their first event at the Ericsson Global Arena in Stockholm, Sweden. The first fight announced on the card, reported by Heavy.com, will have American fighter, DaMarques Johnson, versus England’s new UFC inductee, John Maguire. The Stockholm, Sweden event will be one of four international venues the UFC...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

Dec 19, 2011 9:19 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem On Steroid Accusations: Haters Gonna Hate

“I’m now the most tested fighter in the sport. I will be tested four times in three weeks, and then at least twice more in the next six months in addition to any testing for my next fight. I have had people – I will politely call them ‘haters’ – accuse me of taking steroids...

Dec 8, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Gets Sandoval vs. Denis

A new addition to the UFC’s debut on FX is set in the bantamweight division between Joseph Sandoval and Nick Denis. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim...

Nov 29, 2011 6:38 am

UFC NEWS – Frankie Edgar Excited To Fight Benson Henderson

“He’s been on a tear since he came over from the WEC. He’s beat all the top contenders, so he’s more deserving of a title shot. He’s real exciting. He’s young and hungry, so I know I‘ve got my hands full. I know it will be a good one [fight]. He’s a good fighter, so...

Nov 28, 2011 8:46 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 144 Staredown Pics From Today's Pre-Fight Press Conference

“UFC 144: Japan” is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to 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...

Nov 28, 2011 8:03 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 144 Tickets On Sale Today

Presale tickets go on sale today following this morning’s UFC 144 pre-fight press conference in Tokyo Japan. Event officials announced today from the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan that today interested buyers can access tickets through UFC Mobile and tomorrow event partners WOWOW and Nikan Sports will have tickets available for purchase. Outside of...

Nov 25, 2011 8:27 am

UFC NEWS – Omigawa vs. Alcantara Added To UFC 142 Card

A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa and Yuri Alcantara has been added to the already stacked UFC 142 card set for January. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is...

Nov 23, 2011 2:42 pm

UFC NEWS – Steve Cantwell Returns Against Riki Fukuda at UFC 144

The ever growing UFC 144 card just got one middleweight fight deeper as Japanese born Riki Fukuda is set to face off with former WEC champion Steve Cantwell. “UFC 144: Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama,...

Nov 21, 2011 3:39 pm

UFC NEWS – Takeya Mizugaki vs. Chris Cariaso In The Works For UFC 144

Another Japanese fighter will get the chance to compete on his home soil when Takeya Mizugaki steps inside the cage with Chris Cariaso on the stacked with Japanese talent card that will be UFC 144. “UFC 144: Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...

Nov 17, 2011 12:24 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 1 Medical Suspensions Report

The California State Athletic Commission distributed the list of UFC on FOX 1 medical suspensions this afternoon and among the suspended fighters is main event competitor and former champion Cain Velasquez. Cain was suspended for 45 days for precautionary reasons after his TKO defeat to Dos Santos. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night...

Nov 12, 2011 8:54 pm

UFC on Fox 1 By The Numbers: Fight Night Bonus Winners And Gate Totals

UFC on Fox 1 took place tonight from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of the world. The event marked the UFC’s debut on network television. The fight lasted just 64 seconds and ended with...

Nov 7, 2011 8:02 pm

12 Country Channel Line Up For This Weekends UFC on Fox 1

With the UFC heavyweight title up for grabs this weekend and a new TV partnership launching, the UFC has released the broadcasting plans for twelve other countries outside of the US. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title...

Oct 12, 2011 5:30 am

Not So Fast: Gilbert Melendez Not Yet Going To UFC, Will Face Masvidal On Dec. 17

Rumors fueled by UFC president Dana White had up until yesterday, placed Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez in a possible title fight with UFC champion Frankie Edgar. However after much speculation, the Strikeforce star will continue his duties as the Strikeforce lightweight champion and will attempt to defend his belt against ATT product, Jorge Masvidal...

Sep 19, 2011 9:09 am

Jeff Curran on his return to the UFC: "Here I am, and I am here to stay."

The Big Frog” is back. Jeff Curran, after a seven-year absence from the promotion, is back in the UFC, and he doesn’t plan on leaving again. Curran recently signed a brand-new agreement with the world’s biggest MMA promotion, and will face former title challenger Scott Jorgensen in a bantamweight bout at UFC 137 in Las...

Sep 10, 2011 7:02 am

UFC 137 Sold Out!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that tickets to UFC 137 at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 29 sold out within a few hours of being made available to the public today. Headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and the surging Carlos Condit, UFC 137 will also feature an outstanding co-main...

Sep 6, 2011 2:11 pm

Henderson vs. Guida Plus Yamamoto vs. Uyenoyama Added To UFC on Fox

The first ever UFC on Fox event has booked two more bouts for the inaugural card. Lightweight contenders Benson Henderson and Clay Guida as well as bantamweight fighters “Kid” Yamamoto and Darren Uyenoyama have agreed to face off on the historic card. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from...

Sep 2, 2011 8:54 am

Main Card Official For "UFC 137:St-Pierre vs. Diaz"

UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre is riding a five-year, nine-fight winning streak that has seen the 30-year-old Canadian defeat the likes of Matt Hughes, Jon Fitch, BJ Penn, Josh Koscheck (twice) and Jake Shields. Along the way, the Montreal native has captivated fans worldwide with his explosive takedowns and dominant performances inside the Octagon. On...