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Jun 4, 2012 7:54 am

EXCLUSIVE | Roy Nelson on Everything part 2 (Must Read) | UFC NEWS

Part 2 of Roy Nelson’s epic thoughts on just about everything! On whether he thought he might replace Alistair Overeem when Overeem was pulled from the fight with Junior Dos Santos: “That never crossed my mind. It’s the UFC sometimes you never know what they’re thinking over there”. Cain Velasquez vs. Bigfoot Silva: “I didn’t...

Jun 2, 2012 1:40 pm

Frank Mir Latest To Be Approved for TRT | MMA NEWS

It may be an unfair upper-hand, cheating, an advantage but it is legal. Testosterone replacement therapy is almost becoming a staple in the world of MMA. The latest fighter to gain approval for the controversial treatment was Frank Mir. His approval came prior to his heavyweight title bout against Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146....

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

Jun 1, 2012 7:36 am

POLL RESULTS | : Can Velasquez put on a better performance in JDS rematch?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to get a handle on the next UFC heavyweight title fight and who the fan favorite heading into the proposed matchup is. After last weekend’s UFC event two men stood out above the rest and as such the UFC has almost guaranteed a future showdown between...

Jun 1, 2012 6:48 am

Editorial Spotlight: Injuries in UFC A Plague? | UFC NEWS

Injuries are a part of every professional sport: football, baseball, soccer, hockey, heck even bowling. Most of the time athletes suck it up, throw some ice on it, take some meds, and train through injuries in order to perform and cash their pay check. Injuries are just simply second nature. Lately, MMA has been plagued...

May 28, 2012 1:14 pm

Glory World Series 2012 Kicks Off With A Bang | MMA NEWS

The past couple of days have been nothing short of amazing for combat sports fans. For mixed martial arts there was an amazing card top-to-bottom in UFC 146 where Junior dos Santos successfully defended his heavyweight title in dominant fashion against Frank Mir. On Sunday for kickboxing, K1 Uprising took place and saw returning icons like...

May 28, 2012 8:07 am

VIDEO | Big Nog Does Brazil's Dancing With The Stars | UFC NEWS

For the first time ever “Big Nog” was absent from the corner of Junior Dos Santos last Saturday when the champ faced off with Frank Mir at UFC 146. This recently released footage of the former champ on Brazil’s version of Dancing with the Stars sheds light on why he was missing.

May 27, 2012 3:09 pm

Whats Next For UFC 146 Winners And Losers | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 brought us one of the fastest and most exciting cards of the year with nine finishes, six of which came by way of TKO/KO and three by submission. The card was stacked head to toe due to the all heavyweight main card, which forced fantastic fights such as Hardy vs. Ludwig or Varner...

May 27, 2012 3:04 pm

Aftermath | The Best And Worst Of UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 was a battle of the Goliaths ending quicker than scheduled due to a night full of finishes that did not disappoint. Main Card Lavar Johnson was looking to knock out the “Skyscraper”.   They clinch,  Stefan Struve jumps guard and submits Lavar Johnson with his superior grappling via armbar  in Round 1 ending this...

May 26, 2012 10:41 pm

Velasquez vs. JDS II? | UFC President "Likes The Idea" | UFC NEWS

With Overeem getting suspended for having an elevated T/E ratio, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir filled the main event void tonight against Junior dos Santos and failed. The once stacked heavyweight division has thinned out in contender depth and one man stood out amongst the rest tonight. That man was former champion Cain Velasquez....

May 26, 2012 9:53 pm

Struve, Hardy, Nelson & Sass Take Home $70K "Fight Night Bonuses" | UFC NEWS

UFC 146: Dos Santos vs. Mir went down tonight from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event JDS was able to take out Frank Mir via TKO in the second round to retain the UFC’s heavyweight title. UFC officials just announced that they have given away $70,000 in “Fight...

May 25, 2012 4:31 pm

PHOTO | JDS & Frank Mir Staredown At Today's Weigh-Ins

Today the UFC held their official UFC 146 Weigh-Ins from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All fighters hit the scales and made weight including the main event between Junior Dos Santos And Frank Mir.

May 25, 2012 3:38 pm

Exclusive | Phil Baroni Predicts UFC 146 & His Next Fight | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC Heavyweight Championship is on the line at UFC 146 this Saturday, as Junior Dos Santos looks to defend his belt against two-time former champion Frank Mir. All of the fights on the PPV portion of the event will take place in the heavyweight division. Phil Baroni was good enough to...

May 25, 2012 3:22 pm


Literally the biggest fight card of all time will detonate at the MGM Grand Garden in Las Vegas on Saturday night as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization presents UFC 146: THE HEAVYWEIGHTS on Pay-Per-View. The first ever all-heavyweight main card is headlined by UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos making his first title defense against...

May 25, 2012 3:05 pm

The Role of Weight in Heavyweight | MMA NEWS

  Earlier this week, we covered the UFC 146 conference call featuring the match-up between Frank Mir and the current reigning heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir embarks on this challenge coming out of arguably the most impressive victory of his career which saw him overcoming adversity to defeat Antonio “Minotauro” Nogueira in stunning...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm


Reigning UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos may be wrapped in UFC gold now, but there was a time where he was just another poor kid from Brazil, dreaming of one day becoming a fighter and making a better life for himself. Nicknamed ‘Cigano’ after a character in a Brazilian soap opera he resembled, dos...

May 24, 2012 7:58 am

VIDEO | Velasquez Believes Cormier Deserves Immediate UFC Title Shot

Cain Velasquez talks about fighting Antonio Silva at UFC 146, his health going into this fight, Daniel Cormier’s big win on Saturday night, what it would take to fight Cormier, whether he was upset he didn’t get a rematch against Junior dos Santos and more.

May 23, 2012 5:34 pm

Exclusive | Johny Hendricks Predicts UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

UFC 146 is scheduled to take place on May 26, 2012. The headline bout for the card is current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus former champ Frank Mir. Also featured on the card is a superfight between former champ Cain Velasquez and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva. Additionally, Roy Nelson faces Dave Herman, and Lavar...

May 23, 2012 3:34 pm

Diego Brandao | "I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about him.”

By Jamie McAllister Diego Brandao in an interview with TATAME. Brandao comments on his plans for his next fight against Darren Elkins. “My game plan is the same as Mike Tyson’s get the knockout. Trading punches for 15 minutes is dangerous” “When the cage is closed, we’ll strike. I’m cracking skulls, I don’t know about...

May 23, 2012 8:18 am

UFC on FX 4 Adds Nijem vs. Keith | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner We previously reported the likelihood of the bout taking place, but the UFC has officially announced that Ramsey Nijem and C.J. Keith will be meeting in the octagon at UFC on FX 4. The event takes place in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. The UFC announced this bout earlier on...

May 23, 2012 7:04 am

Mir Confident In His Track Record With Beating Pure Strikers | UFC NEWS

“I think that sometimes it’s overlooked. I think most [people] get stuck in, ‘Well, you fought this guy’ and individual thought on how did you do. And they’ve got to realise that A, B, C fighters, we’ve gone through the whole thing before on who does well. “Sometimes it comes down to style. And with...

May 22, 2012 3:52 am

Shane Carwin Talks Recovery From Surgery & Returning To UFC | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Heavyweight Shane Carwin talks positively about his recovery from surgery and returning to the UFC while on HDNet’s ‘Inside MMA’ Carwin who has not competed since his defeat to now Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 which was in June 2011. “The first thing, and this is something I’ve shared...

May 21, 2012 1:00 pm

Programming Reminder | Countdown To UFC 146 Airs This Week | UFC NEWS

The widely popular UFC Countdown show returns this Wednesday on Fuel TV. The half hour special will showcase the top fights of this weekends UFC 146 card to build anticipation for the all heavyweight main card. The main event is the Heavyweight title match between Junior Dos Santos and Frank Mir while the co-main event...

May 21, 2012 6:25 am

VIDEO | JDS – Road To The Belt (Parts 1 & 2) | UFC NEWS

Junior Dos Santos will be defending his title opposite Frank Mir, live on Pay-Per-View, Saturday May 26, from the MGM Grand Garden Arena. This video takes us back to November’s UFC on Fox where Paula Sack is granted rare access during Fight Week right before JDS materialized a dramatic victory earning him the UFC Heavyweight...

May 18, 2012 1:19 pm

UFC Heavies Unanimously Pick Cormier Over Barnett

While the odds-makers make Josh Barnett the betting favorite to win the STRIKEFORCE World Heavyweight Grand Prix Saturday night in San Jose and live on SHOWTIME, Barnett’s peers respectfully disagree. As a former UFC heavyweight champion and PRIDE Grand Prix finalist, Barnett has seen it all during his 15-year, 31-5, career as a mixed martial...

May 18, 2012 8:08 am

UFC 146 Conference Call Highlights | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy “..I think anytime you go in as the underdog it gives you motivation because you’re more driven to win when people you expect you to,” stated Frank Mir in yesterdays conference call for UFC 146. The conference call featured competitors from the main event, UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos, and former...