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Oct 8, 2012 9:19 am

CES MMA Real Pain: Dave Bautista vs. Vince Lucero Results

Dave Bautista vs. Vince Lucero- Super Heavyweights: Lucero came out first and looked every bit the last minute replacement he is, but let’s give credit where credit due. He bailed CES big time by taking this fight. Bautista was out next and the crowd was standing in anticipation of his arrival to the cage. His...

Oct 5, 2012 10:43 am

Gonzaga Loses UFC 153 Opponent | UFC NEWS

The Fight Cancellation Curse has struck down upon UFC 153 yet again. This time it has taken out heavyweight newcomer Geronimo dos Santos, who was slated to face off with Gabriel Gonzaga at UFC 153. The UFC made the announcement of the big man’s removal, but did not reveal the cause. UFC 153 is set...

Oct 1, 2012 8:21 am

Quick Twitt | Daniel Cormier Pushes For Pat Barry Fight | MMA NEWS

Taking to twitter to campaign for his Frank Mir replacement, Strikeforce HW Grand Prix Champion, Daniel Cormier started the push for Pat Barry recently. Does this wrestler vs. striker matchup make sense or is Cormier just fishing in the UFC’s pond for anyone he can get?

Sep 25, 2012 7:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Matt Brown on GSP, Title Shots and Injuries (2 of 2)

  To read the first part of this exclusive interview click here. With three wins in a row Brown has begun to capture the attention of the fans as well as a very important magazine. Fight Magazine recently had Brown on their cover and it’s something for him and his family to cherish when his...

Sep 20, 2012 2:56 pm

Tim Kennedy Faces Trevor Smith in Oklahoma City Nov. 3 | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce officials on Thursday announced Tim Kennedy is booked to face Trevor Smith on Nov. 3.  This match up is taking place in Chesapeake Energy Center Oklahoma City.   The headliner was originally between Daniel Cormier and  former UFC champ Frank Mir.  Earlier this week, Mir suffered a knee injury and was pulled from the...

Sep 13, 2012 6:10 am

UFC 152 Quotes And Notes From Main Card Fighters| UFC NEWS

JON JONES: “These are the fights I live for.” VITOR BELFORT: “This is Phenom vs Phenom.” JOE BENAVIDEZ: “It is seek and destroy.” DEMETRIOUS JOHNSON: “The UFC title means everything.” MICHAEL BISPING: “Stann will stand in the way of my title shot.” BRIAN STANN: “I will knock Bisping out in two rounds.” The Ultimate Fighting...

Sep 12, 2012 3:27 pm

Rumor: Wanderlei Silva vs. Chael Sonnen possible for UFC 153 main event | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor News broke yesterday that UFC featherweight champion Jose Aldo had sustained an injury and was forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Frankie Edgar at UFC 153. As if that news wasn’t enough to panic UFC officials, the organization also had to scrap the co-main event set for 153 between Quinton...

Sep 11, 2012 1:01 pm

Quick Twitt: Rampage Jackson Injured, Out Of UFC 153 Bout | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White took to twitter this afternoon to announce that UFC 153 participant, Rampage Jackson, was forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in Brazil. No details were given as to the extent of the injury or if the UFC will seek a replacement opponent for Glover Teixeira.

Sep 6, 2012 8:17 am

Charlie Brenneman is the Latest Addition to the FundAFighter Family

You can now add UFC welterweight Charlie Brenneman to the growing list of fighters who have joined the FundAFighter team. There is an added twist to Brenneman’s signing as the Pennsylvania native has pledged to donate half of the money he raises to launch an anti-childhood obesity initiative. The 31-year old Brenneman has an overall...

Sep 5, 2012 9:46 am

Rick Roufus Blog Week 4

The hard part is over now, it’s finished and behind us. I feel like I am in a great place mentally and physically. It’s all about staying sharp and focused right now and getting ready for what lies ahead. I feel like I’m as fine tuned as a church choir. I feel the best that...

Aug 31, 2012 10:36 am

REPORT | All Cancelled UFC 151 Fights Now Rescheduled | UFC NEWS

Somewhere in a Las Vegas office UFC officials are breathing a sigh of relief. Last week for the first time in ZUFFA history an entire event was cancelled due to an inability to book a marketable main event. In a highly publicized scandal it was made clear that Dan Henderson was unable to fulfill his...

Aug 30, 2012 12:12 pm

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva vs The World | Editorial

In recent times, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been taking a lot of heat for his “fake” personality, run in with the law, and how he conducts his “business”. As we all know by now, Jones has declined to fight Chael Sonnen for the 205-pound title on short notice as a replacement for...

Aug 30, 2012 11:51 am

Belfort Calls Jon Jones The Greatest Fighter Of All-Time | UFC NEWS

“Here I am with 35 years old, 17 years into my career, fighting the best fighter of all-time, in the history of the UFC, a guy who’s the best athlete in MMA. He’s the new breed. I have a lot of respect for the guy, but I’m ready to put up a fight and take...

Aug 29, 2012 11:13 am

Pat Miletich Says It's Organizational Suicide to Do That to Jon Jones | UFC News

“I understand the pressure that Zuffa is under with the Fox deal, FX deal, and all that stuff.  By putting on a massive number of cards, I think they’ve stretched themselves a bit thin. The quality of the cards has gone down, and I think everybody has noticed that, not just myself.  When you have...

Aug 23, 2012 2:41 pm

Multiple UFC Fighters Take To Twitter And Take Issue With Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

With the news that the UFC was forced to cancel UFC 151 after Jon Jones refused to accept Chael Sonnen as a replacement opponent, many of the champs peers took to the popular social media outlet of Twitter to express their disappointment in the champ and throw a few jabs at Jones in the process....

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

Aug 10, 2012 8:57 am

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Predictions

UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II Main Card Predictions: I haven’t done a prediction column in the longest time, but I figured now that I am part of the best MMA website this is as good a time as ever to give it another shot. Tomorrow night the UFC makes a return trip to Denver...

Aug 9, 2012 6:19 am

Who's on the Hot Seat? UFC 150 Edition

Welcome to the first edition of Who’s on the Hot Seat, BJPenn.Com style! I came up with this column a few years back as well as the title so please do not accept any poor imitations that you will see across the internet. The main premise behind this article is to go over the fighters...

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Aug 5, 2012 1:33 pm

In His Exact Words | Penn Wants MacDonald Fight Booked As Soon As Possible

With news of the UFC 152 bout cancellation between Rory MacDonald and BJ Penn the world has been left to speculate and wonder when the two top welterweights would enter into a new bout agreement. Initially it was thought that the UFC and Penn would seek a replacement opponent for the two-division champion’s return from...

Aug 3, 2012 11:32 am

Tito Ortiz Thinks His Prime-Self Could Beat Jon Jones, Blames Injuries | UFC NEWS

UFC Hall of famer and former light heavyweight champ, Tito Ortiz spoke with MMA Uncensored Live about his retired life, and what could’ve been if wasn’t for his injuries and medical procedures he had to undertake. The interview began with his transition to retirement “It’s everything that I expected it to be — fishing, enjoying...

Jul 25, 2012 4:48 pm

Rothwell Injured, Forced Off UFC on FOX 4 Card | UFC NEWS

That pesky injury bug is back again. This time it’s taken out popular heavyweight fighter Ben Rothwell. According to reports Rothwell, who was scheduled to face Travis Browne, suffered an ankle injury in training and will not be able to compete. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take place on August 4 from the...