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Apr 26, 2013 6:25 pm

UFC 159 Weigh-in Results: Only One Misses Mark

UFC 159 takes place tomorrow night from Newark, New Jersey’s Prudential Center. Today the official weigh-ins ceremony took place and each of tomorrow nights participants hit the scales to make their bouts official. All but one fighter missed the mark for tomorrow’s pay-per-view event and as such has been fined 20%of his fight purse. That...

Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Matt Mitrione Suspension Lifted, Will Meet Brendan Schaub At UFC On Fox 8

Yet another fight was announced Wednesday evening for July’s UFC on Fox 8 card: A Heavyweight showdown between former professional football players Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione. A.J. Perez from Foxsports.com confirmed the bout on Twitter. BREAKING: Matt Mitrione’s suspension lifted, will fight fellow TUF 10 competitor @brendanschaub at @ufconfox 8. Story to follow. —...

Apr 22, 2013 1:30 pm

UFC 159 Conference Call Highlights: Sonnen Wins Battle Of Words, Bisping / Belcher Trade Jabs

Instead of firing off multiple barbs, Chael Sonnen showered compliments onto Jon Jones during Monday’s UFC 159 media conference call, proclaiming the current UFC champ as – among other things – the greatest light heavyweight in history. The often-verbose Sonnen was the opposite, heaping praise by bushels. “(Jones) was talking about Muhammad Ali and Mike...


Apr 22, 2013 9:38 am

UFC 159 weigh-ins, Weidman Q&A set for Friday In Newark

The official weigh-ins for Saturday’s “UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” are set for Friday at AmeriHealth Pavilion at Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The event is a precursor to the UFC light heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones (17-1) and challenger Chael Sonnen (27-12-1). Jones and Sonnen were opposing coaches in the recently-concluded Ultimate...

Apr 16, 2013 11:32 am

‘Countdown to UFC 159’ slated for next Tuesday

Will Jon Jones seem bored out of his mind? Will Chael Sonnen officially morph into Chael ‘P’? Those questions and more will likely be answered on Tuesday, April 23, when “Countdown to UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen” will debut at 9 p.m. ET (6 p.m. PT) on Fuel TV. The traditional one-hour special will take...

Apr 10, 2013 11:27 am

Nate Diaz Enlists New Management Team

It looks like Nate Diaz has partially parted ways with Cesar Gracie. Ariel Helwani broke the news Tuesday night on “UFC Tonight.” Helwani stated that Diaz will now  be under the management services of Mike Kogan, who heads Real Talk Entertainment. Kogan’s notable clients include Roy Nelson and Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal. Diaz will still...

Apr 10, 2013 10:53 am

Dave Herman Passes Rehab, Ready to Fight in the UFC Again

  Dave Herman is set to return to the UFC heavyweight division, having successfully completed the UFC’s requirements of him including 30 days of rehab and a passed drug test.   Entering the UFC in June 2011 with a 20-2 record, Dave Herman looked forward to a promising career ahead of him.  After his first...

Mar 4, 2013 9:41 am

Leonard Garcia and Cody McKenzie Added to UFC 159 | UFC NEWS

  A new match-up between Cody McKenzie and  Leonard Garcia has been added to the UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen card. UFC 159 is slated for April 27, 2013 at the Prudential Center in Newark, N.J. The featherweight fighters were originally slated to fight in UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. Due to a suffered...

Feb 9, 2013 2:07 pm

Mitrione Vs De Fries Added to UFC on Fuel TV 9

The card for UFC on Fuel TV 9: Gustafsson Vs. Mouasi continues to grow as UFC officials announced today the addition of a heavyweight match-up between Matt Mitrione (5-2) and Phil De Fries (9-2-1).  Both fighters are coming off recent losses- Mitrione a TKO from Roy Nelson in the December finale of the Ultimate Fighter,...

Feb 5, 2013 10:15 am

For The First Time Ever UFC Officials Release Fighter Rankings | UFC NEWS

The UFC has never set in place a rankings system to classify their fighters as top 10 caliber. Until recently, the media and fans and commentators were all pretty much left to speculate on who was top 10 worthy. While all opinion based, the UFC took to some key members of the media to come...

Jan 30, 2013 10:32 am

Bisping vs. Belcher Official for UFC 159 Co-Main Event | UFC News

  A middleweight clash between two veteran fighters is scheduled for the co-main event of UFC 159: Jones vs. Sonnen. Michael ‘ The Count’ Bisping (23-5) will take on Alan ‘The Talent’ Belcher (18-7) in a fight that both fighters are looking to capitalize on as they are both coming off of losses. UFC 159...

Dec 21, 2012 11:23 am

Ten Christmas Presents the UFC Needs to Give Fans in 2013

There are so many potential match-ups for UFC fans now that Strikeforce is closing its doors. Young guns rising and some of the sport’s most storied athletes still remain on the roster. BJPenn.com takes a look at ten essential fights that need to take place in 2013. 10. Gilbert Melendez vs. Frankie Edgar Gilbert Melendez...

Dec 19, 2012 12:13 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

Last Saturday’s TUF 16 Finale event took place from The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. In the main event Roy Nelson successfully dispatched Matt Mitrione in the very first round. The Nevada State Athletic Commission issued 10 medical suspensions to the evenings participants. The list is as follows: Matt...

Dec 17, 2012 12:18 pm

$447,000 total reported payroll for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 payroll Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) vs. Jared Papazian: $6,000 Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. John Cofer: $6,000 Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. Reuben Duran: $8,000 Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) vs. Nick Catone: $13,000 Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000...

Dec 15, 2012 5:49 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale Live Play by Play

Sean McClure is providing play by play for tonight’s Ultimate Fighter 16 finale. The main event features Roy Nelson versus Matt Mitrione. *** 9:52 PM Renato Laranja just called me and informed me that he has declared Roy Nelson the winner of the main event. -Roy Nelson (17-7; #10 Heavyweight) vs. Matt Mitrione (5-1) Round...

Dec 15, 2012 12:20 pm

Pre-Fight Interview: Matt Mitrione Discusses What It’s Like To Be A Blackzilian

Facing off against Roy Nelson is not an easy task for any man. Just ask UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos. But for Matt Mitrione, he is relishing the opportunity. Fresh off a new training camp with South Florida’s “Blackzilians” Mitrione discusses tonight’s main event fight in the video featured here.

Dec 14, 2012 2:31 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Today the UFC held the weigh-ins ceremony for tomorrow night’s TUF 16 Finale. Today’s festivities took place from Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. All fighters made weight and all fights are now official for the fight card. TUF 16 Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD: (FX, 9 p.m. ET) Matt Mitrione (257)...

Dec 14, 2012 11:21 am

Watch Today’s TUF 16 Finale Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (5pm ET) | UFC NEWS

The UFC is holding “The Ultimate Fighter” season 16 finale weigh-ins ceremony today from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The Fighters start hitting the scale at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT) to make their bouts official for tomorrow nights event. You can catch all the action live right here on...

Dec 14, 2012 9:57 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Joey Rivera Final TUF 16 Blog

Bio: Welterweight Champion Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera (7-1) is currently a competitor on this season of The Ultimate Fighter™ Team Carwin vs. Team Neslon, where he recently shocked the world by defeating Carwin’s #1 pick, Sam Alvey. Rivera resides in Tucson, AZ where he is the owner and head coach of APEX MMA. The 4X...

Nov 21, 2012 3:16 pm

Todd Duffee Returns: Set To Face Phil DeFries At UFC 155 | UFC News

Todd Duffee has officially been re-signed by the UFC. The once highly touted heavyweight prospect is back following a nearly two year stint outside of the UFC. The Las Vegas Sun first reported the news. Duffee was cut back in 2010 after a knockout loss to Mike Russow in a fight that Duffee dominated up...

Nov 20, 2012 9:07 am

BJPenn.Com Radio: Carwin, Miletich, War Machine, Cesar Gracie & Julie Kedzie

  Tomorrow night on BJPenn.Com Radio your hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick will speak with five guests who are sure to entertain you and make your Wednesday night that much better. Leading off will be former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin who will discuss his recent knee injury that knocked him out his...

Nov 19, 2012 8:59 am

Four Things You Love to Hate About Internet MMA Fans

One of the dangers of surfing the internet in search of MMA news is happening across unsavory forum posts. I admit I used to frequent these misguided outlets of free speech. That did not last long. It would amaze me, and still does, what some of the posters would come up with in defense of,...