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Nov 28, 2013 2:01 pm

Report: UFC Heavyweight Del Rosario On Life Support, Not Expected To Live Past Tomorrow

Unfortunately for his family, friends and MMA fans around the world, UFC heavyweight Shane Del Rosario has taken a turn for the worse since being admitted into the hospital following a Tuesday morning Catastrophic Cardiovascular Collapse. No official word from the family has been given at this time, however BJPENN.COM has confirmed through sources that...

Nov 27, 2013 2:06 pm

UFC Heavyweight Del Rosario Hospitalized After Catastrophic Cardiovascular Collapse

Top heavyweight prospect, Shane Del Rosario is in the hospital today after suffering from a near fatal heart attack Tuesday morning. The Strikeforce import was recently announced injured and out of his UFC 168 contest against Guto Inocente with a rib injury. Now things have gotten worse. Jason House of Iridum Sports released the following...

Nov 9, 2013 9:50 am

Rare Disease Keeping UFC Heavyweight Todd Duffee Sidelined

UFC heavyweight fighter, Todd Duffee is a sight to behold. The man’s strength and dominance inside the eight-sided cage is rarely duplicated. His biggest battle as of late is coming outside the cage in the form of a painful and rare nerve condition known as Parsonage-Turner syndrome. This disorder affects the nerve bundles in the...

Aug 6, 2013 8:11 pm

Overeem: I still want to be UFC heavyweight champion

When top-tier heavyweight Alistair Overeem (36-12 MMA, 1-1 UFC) first crossed over from Strikeforce to the UFC, he was offered an immediate heavyweight title fight. The Dutch striker chose to fight immediately instead of waiting for his promised title fight, and went 1-1 in the octagon before being suspended for a positive drug test. Now back and...


Feb 22, 2013 9:54 am

UFC Heavyweight Champ, Cain Velasquez, Inks New Eight-Fight Contract I UFC News

Following Thursday’s press conference for this weekend’s UFC 157 event in Anaheim, CA, Dana White announced to media that the UFC has just re-signed heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, to an 8-fight contract.  The news comes amidst the UFC’s recent cut of 16 fighters and Dana White’s statement that 100 more cuts lie ahead.   In...

Nov 13, 2012 10:08 am

UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos Signs Deal with Nike | UFC NEWS

  Nike has added a third UFC champion to their stable as they have recently signed heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos to an endorsement deal. UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones are the two other UFC fighters who have preceded him. In a report posted on Brazilian website SporTV Nike...

Nov 1, 2012 5:40 am

Report: Nike In Talks With UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos | UFC NEWS

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, is reportedly in negotiations withe popular sports apparel company Nike. Fiveknuckles.com reported: If both sides come to an agreement, Dos Santos will become the third UFC fighter to be sponsored by popular shoe and apparel company, joining the ranks of UFC champions Jon Jones and middleweight champion Anderson Silva....

Sep 7, 2012 10:37 am

UFC Heavyweight Christian Morecraft arrested; charged with DUI | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC heavyweight Christian Morecraft (7-3 MMA, 1-3 UFC) was arrested this past weekend and charged with operating a vehicle while under the influence, reckless driving, speeding and driving without a license. Morecraft reportedly was arrested when he refused to take a breathalyzer test. He was later released on bail. A local newspaper shed...

Jul 26, 2012 5:07 am

Cormier Draws former UFC Heavyweight Champion, Frank Mir To Strikeforce| UFC NEWS

Daniel Cormier no longer has to wonder who he is fighting next. It was reported by USA Today Wednesday night that the heavy hitting Strikeforce fighter would be fighting former UFC Champion Frank Mir. Strikeforce has a dwindling roster of heavyweight athletes so the booking of this bout isn’t that surprising. “There has been a...

Jul 23, 2012 10:32 am

UFC Heavyweight Travis Browne Blessed To Train With Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

“It’s a blessing. There’s times that, say, he’s sparring and I’m sitting on the outside waiting for my turn and I just like to watch him. I like to watch great fighters and see where their confidence comes from. Maybe things that work for them may end up working for me as well. Being in...

May 25, 2012 2:55 pm

UFC HEAVYWEIGHT CHAMP MAKES KID’S DREAM COME TRUE | UFC NEWS

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...

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...

Mar 15, 2012 8:25 am

MMA NEWS | UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Turns Ghosthunter (Video)

UFC Fighter Brendan Schaub joins Zak Bagans, Nick Groff & Aaron Goodwin at the Peabody-Whitehead Mansion in Denver, CO. in hopes to shed some light on the evil entities in order to learn more about the darkness that lies within the walls of this historic location. During the investigation in the basement, it gets personal...

Feb 25, 2012 11:46 am

UFC Heavyweight Roy "Big Country" Nelson Tours Japan (Video)

Roy “Big Country” Nelson toured Japan during the lead up to UFC 144 tonight. 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...

Feb 17, 2012 8:27 am

UFC Heavyweight Brendan Schaub Picking Mir Over Velasquez

“Frank Mir, for me, is one of the best in the business, I’d probably have to give the edge to Frank for this fight. Cain’s an absolute beast, he’s coming off a loss and I think we’ll see a new Cain coming off a loss. But what a great fight. Tough one to pick. Mir...

Aug 16, 2016 5:29 pm

UFC light heavyweight champ Daniel Cormier clarifies who his next opponent will be

Earlier this afternoon UFC President Dana White shocked the MMA world when he gave a major update in regards to Jon Jones’ failed drug test case with the US Anti-Doping Agency. Jones was expected to fight current UFC light heavyweight champion and bitter rival Daniel Cormier in the headliner of last month’s UFC 200 event in Las...

Jul 8, 2016 10:19 am

Anderson Silva weighs in well under light heavyweight limit at UFC 200 weigh-in

Former UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is set to fight UFC light heavyweight champion Daniel Cormier on two days notice at UFC 200. Silva, who is a massive underdog against Cormier reached out to the UFC shortly after Cormier’s original opponent Jon Jones was pulled from the fight after being flagged by the U.S. Anti-Doping...

May 24, 2016 9:38 am

Veteran UFC light heavyweight retires

Combat sports careers can’t last forever, and while some fighter’s careers last longer than others, the length of a career doesn’t determine what a fighter will take with them when they decide to hang up the gloves. In the case of UFC veteran James Te Huna, he seems extremely grateful for the things he’s learned...

Mar 30, 2016 1:22 pm

UFC releases veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt

News broke Wednesday afternoon that the UFC had released veteran heavyweight Jared Rosholt following his ‘UFC Fight Night: Hendricks vs. Thompson’ loss to Roy Nelson back in February. Rosholt had been with the UFC since 2013 where he defeated Walt Harris via unanimous decision in the finale of the ‘TUF: Rousey vs. Tate’ finale. Rosholt...