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Apr 13, 2012 1:33 pm

Announcement | BJPENN.COM Commits To Covering Canada's Premier MMA Promotion MFC

By Lynn Mitchell: We are pleased to announce as part of our continued evolution in covering the sport of Mixed Martial Arts around that world that BJPenn.com will now be bringing you all the latest news on Canada’s top MMA promotion – Maximum Fighting Championships. Canada’s undisputed leader in mixed martial arts, proudly announced it...

Apr 11, 2012 12:24 pm

Getting To Know Braulio Estima, The Man Who Is Facing Nick Diaz

By Micah Hinchliffe: “Soooo, Yes Guys it is true!!! I will be facing Nick Diaz at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo in California. The fight will be broad casted live on the Internet ;)))) hope u all will like the match” – A status from April 11th on Braulio Estima’s facebook page. Braulio Estima, a...

Apr 11, 2012 10:22 am

Nick Diaz Faces Braulio Estima In BJJ Superfight

By Lynn Mitchell: BJJ Superfight: UFC Fighter & a black belt under Cesar Gracie – Nick Diaz of Gracie Fighter vs a black belt under Carlos Gracie Jr. – Braulio Estima of Gracie Barra. This will mark the launch of WORLD JIU-JITSU EXPO on May 12, 2012 the highoctane home of all things Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu...

Apr 11, 2012 9:56 am

The Blackzilians Add BJJ Champion Braulio Estima

By Lynn Mitchell: Grappling sensation Braulio Estima has joined the elite team at Blackzilians in Florida.  Braulio also stated in a previous interview – he plans to make his long awaited MMA debut in July of 2012. It is apparent that high level BJJ black belts have an impact on the MMA game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

Apr 10, 2012 10:42 am

Nova Uniao Brings Another Fighter into the UFC

By Lynn Mitchell: 5’8″ 145lbs featherweight noted primarily for his methodical approach to grappling, Hacran Dias, signed a 3 fight contract with UFC witnessed by Sensei SporTV inspite rumors of being considered for a spot on the 1st Ultimate Fighter Brazil. Nova Uniao’s head coach and Brazilian Jiu Jitsu instructor Andre Pederneiras has been training...

Mar 29, 2012 6:58 pm

Guillard Set To Return At UFC 148 Against Camoes

The once self-proclaimed best lightweight fighter in the world, Melvin Guillard, will return to action against another submission specialist named Fabricio Camoes at UFC 148. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV. In the headlining fight UFC champion Dominick Cruz will attempt...

Mar 29, 2012 2:09 pm

UFC 147 | Milton Vieira vs. Felipe Arantes Booked

UFC officials have booked a featherweight bout between UFC newcomer Milton Vieira and Felipe Arantes. The bout is scheduled for UFC 147. UFC 147, though not officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from the Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 23. In the headlining bout Anderson Silva...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

"TUF LIVE's" Justin Lawrence Talks About This Friday's Fight On FX

On Friday, March 23, in the third episode of The Ultimate Fighter Live reality show on FX, Villa Ridge, Missouri native Justin Lawrence (4-0 in his pro mixed martial arts career) will take on Brazilian veteran Cristiano Marcello (13-3) of Curitiba, as they continue their quest to be the next Ultimate Fighter and receive a...

Mar 14, 2012 1:38 pm

Shaquille O’Neal Accepts Jose Canseco’s Offer To Fight

“I challenged him a long time ago. If he wants it done, he knows where to find me. He can be high off whatever, and I’ll be high off Frosted Flakes.” (Go to page 2 & 3 for each man’s fight highlights in video form.) After nearly a week of on-line harassment from the official...

Mar 10, 2012 10:15 am

GSP Signs Multi-Year Endorsement Deal With Hayabusa

Hayabusa has a long history of working with elite MMA fighters and has just partnered with Welterweight Champion Georges ‘Rush’ St-Pierre. St-Pierre is a consummate professional and an excellent role model for aspiring Mixed Martial Artists. Hayabusa feels St-Pierre compliments the brand very well, “Georges brings dignity, professionalism, honor and respect to the sport of...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Feb 23, 2012 5:05 pm

POLL: Who would win in a physical confrontation, Dana White or Floyd Mayweather?

We have been featuring the back and forth banter between UFC president Dana White and the camp of professional boxing superstar Floyd Mayweather for the past several days. Given Dana White’s background in boxing and Jiu Jitsu we wanted to put a fun spin on this ongoing feud and ask you fans who you think...

Feb 13, 2012 10:35 am

Alan Belcher Returns Against Rousimar Palhares In UFC On FOX 3 Bout

UFC officials just announced a middleweight addition to the upcoming UFC on FOX 3 event between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will throw...

Jan 29, 2012 2:23 pm

Grappling Spotlight | Keenan Cornelius Makes Waves In Rise To World Champion Status

We are taking a step back today from our regular mainstream MMA news coverage to bring to light the phenomenal rise of Keenan Cornelius in the grappling world. Keenan is son to Tom Callos. That’s right the same Tom Callos who regularly contributes here on BJPENN.COM and the same Tom Callos that introduced our very...