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Aug 31, 2012 6:22 am

Frankie Edgar "Answers" The Call– Steps Up To Fight Jose Aldo at UFC 153

  Frankie Edgar certainly lived up to his nickname, “The Answer” late last night when he stepped up and agreed to face UFC Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo on just seven weeks notice after Aldo’s original opponent, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw due to an undisclosed injury. Edgar is coming off his second consecutive, razor-thin...

Aug 31, 2012 4:19 am

Frankie Edgar vs. Jose Aldo Set For UFC 153 With Koch Out Injured | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar will be receiving an immediate Featherweight title shot after all. Edgar has stepped in to replace the injured Erik Koch and face current Featherweight title holder Jose Aldo at UFC 153. The news comes via USA Today. Edgar (14-3-1) is currently on a two fight losing...

Aug 30, 2012 11:13 am

UFC Slated to Bring 4 Shows to Japan in 2013 | UFC News

UFC went to Japan Feb this year after a very long time.  UFC 144 exceeded expectation resulting 4 small shows scheduled in Japan for 2013.  Plans of connecting to the Japanese audience and producing new stars is to set motion.  Fighter’s Only Mag reports: “The UFC is reportedly considering the creation of a Japanese ‘mini series’ that...

Aug 22, 2012 12:30 am

Frankie Edgar Moves To The Featherweight Division And Is Willing To Face Anyone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight Champion Frankie Edgar is heading to the Featherweight division. The news was first reported on Tuesday night’s episode of UFC Tonight on FUEL TV. Edgar (14-3-1) is coming off a controversial loss at UFC 150 against UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson. This was his second loss on the bounce...


Aug 13, 2012 7:34 am

Matchmaking 101: Potential Match-Ups for the UFC 150 Main Card Fighters

10 fighters participated on the UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II card this past Saturday night. Five of them won and five of them lost. All of them will more than likely be back inside the Octagon sometime within the next four months or so. We already know who Benson Henderson will be facing as...

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...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Jun 17, 2012 1:41 pm

Shawn Jordan In For Big Nog Against Kongo At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

In case you missed the news, former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 149 appearance against Cheick Kongo. Still going through the rehabilitation process for his broken arm suffered at the hands of Frank Mir, the Brazilian fan favorite is unable to commit to the fight....

Jun 12, 2012 9:10 am

VIDEO | Benson Henderson Doesn't See A Challenge In Edgar Rematch | UFC NEWS

UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson is ready to take on former champion Frankie Edgar again at UFC 150 in Denver, Colo., on Aug. 11, 2012 after beating Edgar in a five-round decision when they last faced at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan, on Feb. 26, 2012. “How tough of a situation is this because basically you have to...

May 12, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 | The Lighter Weights Set to Deliver Late Fireworks | UFC NEWS

The lighter weights shine as three great match-ups have been added to the UFC on Fuel TV 4 card for July 11th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. Look for three pivotal fights in the careers of 6 incredible athletes this summer. Three fantastic fights have been added to July’s UFC on FUEL...

May 10, 2012 7:51 am

Lauzon vs. Etim Added To Stacked UFC on FOX 4 Card

By: Jason Kindschy I have to say it again; UFC on FOX 4 just keeps getting better. A lightweight bout between Joe “J-Lau” Lauzon (21-7) and Terry Etim (15-4) has been added to UFC on FOX 4, set to take place on August 4th at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, California. Joe Lauzon announced...

Apr 26, 2012 8:46 am

Hatsu Hioki Passes On Title Shot, Books Ricardo Lamas For UFC on FX 4

Widely regarded as the number 2 welterweight in the world, Japanese stand-out Hatsu Hioki has made good on his word and has turned down a title fight against division king Jose Aldo. It was in his opinion, too soon for a title shot and as such has booked Ricardo Lamas for the upcoming UFC on...

Apr 25, 2012 4:45 am

Big Nog vs. Kongo Added To UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

On the same day Dana White announced that Jose Aldo would likely be coming off the UFC 149 card in Calgary another addition to the card was reported in The Calgary Sun. The Nogueira vs Kongo bout was seemingly leaked to The Sun by anonymous sources and was further endorsed by UFC’s Canadian contingent on...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Mar 1, 2012 10:47 am

Report | UFC 144 Medical Suspensions | Henderson Out Up To Six-Months

UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department...

Feb 28, 2012 8:20 am

UFC 144 Prelims On FX Drew 1.5 Million Viewers

A success! The latest UFC on FX preliminary card special which broadcasted the UFC 144 preliminary card in the lead up to the pay-per-view event is the most successful of the series to date. The third installment of the “Prelims Special on FX” series drew in a reported 1.5 million viewers. Prior to the UFC...

Feb 26, 2012 4:10 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Benson Henderson Post Fight Interview (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 4:05 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | No Controversy | According To Compustrike Stats Henderson Won

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 3:56 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Rampage Jackson Post Fight Interview (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 3:49 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Anthony Pettis Post Fight Interview (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 3:37 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Post Fight Interviews (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 1:04 am

Photo Gallery | UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 25, 2012 10:34 pm

Watch Tonights UFC 144 Post-Fight Press Conference LIVE on BJPENN.COM

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. Stay Tuned Here we will...

Feb 25, 2012 2:26 pm

UFC 144: Fighters and Coaches Predict Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson

By Joshua Carey: The UFC has made its way to Japan for UFC 144, where lightweight champion Frankie Edgar defends against Benson Henderson in the night’s headliner. Japan’s Saitama Super Arena plays host to the 12-fight event, which airs live on pay-per-view at 10:00 pm ET with seven-fights slated for the main card. If Edgar...

Feb 25, 2012 11:50 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Live Results & Discussion Thread

UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. The preliminary Card on Facebook.com...