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Jan 26, 2012 3:45 am

UFC NEWS | Lawlor vs. MacDonald Expected For Unnamed UFC Event In May

A middleweight contest is in the works between Tom Lawlor and Jason MacDonald for a yet to be announced May event in Virginia. While little is known at this time, the UFC’s return trip to Virginia is expected to go down on May 15th from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. The Lawlor vs. MacDonald...

Jan 17, 2012 5:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Now Faces Chris Weidman On FOX 2 Card

With Munoz injured and Bisping taking the call to face Chael Sonnen on short notice, Demian Maia, who was originally scheduled to face “The Count” on the same evening was left without an opponent. Upon hearing the news Maia stated, “Unfortunately my fight versus Bisping is not gonna happen. I am very sad cause it...

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...

Dec 15, 2011 8:55 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Officialy Announces Return To Australia For UFC on FX 2

UFC officials have officially announced their UFC on FX 2 fight card set for March 3. As expected, the free on TV fight card is set to go down in Australia. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in Sydney,...

Dec 8, 2011 6:15 am

UFC NEWS – Castillo To Face Njokuani After Announcement of Nijem Injury

In lightweight action, team Alpha Male fighter, Danny Castillo has agreed to step in on short notice at this month’s UFC 141 event to face Anthony Njokuani. The last minute booking comes on the heels of an announcement regarding an undisclosed training injury suffered by Ramsey Nijem, who was Njokuani’s original opponent. UFC 141 is...

Dec 6, 2011 7:22 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Cruz and Faber As Coaches Of The Ultimate Fighter Live on FX

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that The Ultimate Fighter, the longest-running sports reality show on television, is moving to FX this March with an exciting, new live format. The Ultimate Fighter LIVE debuts on Friday, March 9 as part of a two-hour season premiere beginning at 9 p.m. ET/PT. The show will then air...

Nov 30, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Kampmann vs. Alves Official For UFC on FX 2

We haven’t even entered the last month of 2011 yet and UFC officials are already planning bouts for March of 2012. The latest of which comes in the form of a spectacular welterweight booking between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves for the promotions second appearance on the FX network. BJPENN.COM announced the likelihood of the...

Nov 25, 2011 10:58 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: What is the greatest fight in UFC history?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers what fight you thought was the greatest ever in UFC history. With so many analysts, fighters and fans proclaiming that last weekend’s UFC 139 five-round war between Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua earned the prize, we took to our polls to see what our...

Nov 25, 2011 8:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rampage Gets His Wish, Will Face Ryan Bader In Japan

It was just three days ago we reported here on BJPENN.COM that former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Rampage Jackson was upset at his exclusion from the UFC’s first trip to Japan. “It don’t look like I’m fighting in Japan, which I’m not happy about at all,” Jackson Tweeted. “I think it’s a big mistake by the...

Nov 23, 2011 12:34 pm

UFC NEWS – Kampmann vs. Alves In The Works For March 2012

Reports have started to circlulate this afternoon that the UFC is putting together a welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. No venue, date or exact location have been confirmed but it appears as if the two are in negotiations to meet at a yet to be announced event in March of 2012. Kampmann...

Nov 22, 2011 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Cruz Ready To Face Faber To Complete Trilogy

“The way that he beat Bowles, I think it warrants a title fight for him. That’s fine with me. I’ve got no problem. It was going to be him or Bowles, I knew that coming into that fight, and I was ready to take on either one of them. He beat somebody in the Top...

Nov 21, 2011 9:10 am

UFC NEWS – Shogun Wants Rematch With Dan Henderson

“It was certainly a big fight. I don’t know how the judges scored the last round, they could or they should have given a 10-8 for me. But that doesn’t take anything away from Dan Henderson. He’s a legend and that’s the type of fight where you create a legacy. But I want a rematch,...

Nov 21, 2011 8:26 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143: Koscheck vs. Condit Official

We reported exactly two weeks ago that a welterweight matchup between Josh Koscheck and Carlos Condit was in the works for the UFC’s February show and that fight is now official. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Georges St. Pierre will be...