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Apr 15, 2012 1:31 pm

Onwards and upwards for Alexander Gustafsson

By Lewis Mckeever: Last night, Sweden’s star MMA pupil Alexander Gustafsson tallied up another impressive victory over a very game Thiago Silva, extending his career resume to 14-1, with the lone loss coming against wrestling juggernaut; Phil Davis. Amassing a five fight winning streak in MMA’s premiere promotion has cemented Gustafsson’s spot in the top...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...

Apr 11, 2012 11:26 am

Is The UFC's "Fire At Will" Policy A Fair Way To Determine Fighter Employment?

By James Emerson: UFC 137 was the last UFC fight for the career of Danny ‘Boy” Downes. At 25 years old, why was it his last fight with the promotion? He was obviously losing the fight but caught some attention in the second round with an inverted triangle/crucifix attempt. It stood out, not something that...

Apr 9, 2012 5:30 pm

PEDs in MMA: The Saga Continues

By Ryan Busuttil: Thiago Silva. Cris “Cyborg” Santos. “King Mo” Lawal. Alistair Overeem. A little over a year ago, the above four fighters were at or near the top of their respective weight classes. Santos and Overeem were world champions. Lawal was a former world champion and Silva was climbing his way up to a...

Apr 9, 2012 1:55 pm

Rashad Evans Blog | Jon Jones Is Not A God

By Rashad Evans: I went to Puerto Rico last week to promote my April 21 title fight against Jon Jones on pay-per-view. The reception I got was the craziest I’ve ever had in my UFC career. It was the coolest thing I’ve done in this sport since I won “The Ultimate Fighter 2” in 2005....

Mar 16, 2012 9:45 am

Jon Jones And Rashad Evans Debate Their Chances Of Victory

In five weeks, the most bitter and long-running UFC feud since perhaps Chuck Liddell vs. Tito Ortiz II in 2006 will come to a dramatic conclusion. In the main event of UFC 145, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones collides with former friend turned bitter rival ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. Jones has never been taken...

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 23, 2012 12:58 pm

Photo Gallery | UFC 144 Pre-Fight Press Conference

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to 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...

Feb 19, 2012 3:20 pm

BJPENN.COM Light-Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 17, 2012 10:08 am

UFC 144 Weigh-Ins Set For Saitama Super Arena On Feb. 24 | Condit Hosts Q&A

Heads up Japanese fight fans; the UFC is knocking at your front door and whether you like it or not they are coming in. The UFC 144 official weigh-ins ceremony (broadcast on BJPENN.COM) is going down next week on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The same venue will host...

Feb 7, 2012 8:00 am

Editorial Spotlight | The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fighting For Points

Finally, the levee breaks. After years of curious roster moves and hand-picked match-ups based on style—even expanded roles for “gatekeepers” who “bang” more than they win, the issue was on full display at UFC 143. The issue is, of course, the matter of style. Always a quiet issue among MMA’s diverse fanbase, we now have...

Jan 27, 2012 1:57 pm

UFC NEWS | Sotiropoulos Injured,Mitsuoka In Against Gomi At UFC 144

An injury has reportedly forced George Sotiropoulos out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance against Takanori Gomi. Details of the injury were not disclosed at the time of this report. In his place to face Takanori Gomi comes Eiji Mitsuoka. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

Nov 28, 2011 8:16 am

UFC NEWS – George Sotiropoulos Returns Against Takanori Gomi In Japan

A lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC 144 event set to take place in Japan between top lightweight, George Sotiropoulos and Japanese MMA legend Takanori Gomi. UFC officials announced the addition to the card during today’s pre-fight press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan. “UFC 144: Japan” is set to...

Nov 1, 2011 7:45 am

Diaz vs. Cerrone To Serve As UFC 141 Co-Main Event

We announced just yesterday that a lightweight bout between Diaz and Cerrone had been added to the UFC’s December 30th card. Come to find out, the UFC has now opted to put the two lightweight fighters in as the co-main event of the evening. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at...

Oct 31, 2011 10:28 am

Nate Diaz Books Donald Cerrone For UFC 141

Ask and you shall receive… After last weekend’s destruction of Dennis Siver, surging lightweight fighter, Donald Cerrone proclaimed that he wanted to be included on a fight card this December. The UFC apparently took note and granted him his wish. In his toughest test to date, Cerrone will take on Nate Diaz in a lightweight...

Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Sep 29, 2011 2:07 pm

VIDEO: KENDA PEREZ COVERS BJ PENN AND HIS COACHES ON THIS WEEK'S "THE ULTIMATE SHOW"

On this week’s episode of “The Ultimate Show,” host Kenda Perez provides fight fans with the ultimate coverage on all the latest news and analysis of what’s going on with the UFC. This past Saturday’s UFC 135: “Jones vs. Rampage” is recapped, and TUS is on the scene to show the fans what happened at...

Sep 27, 2011 2:27 pm

Phil Davis vs. Lyoto Machida Set For UFC 140 (UPDATED)

Lyoto Machida diehards can rest easier knowing the former champion has finally booked a return trip to the Octagon. According to a report coming out of mmaweekly.com, UFC president Dana White recently confirmed with the news outlet that he has booked Machida to face Phil Davis at the upcoming UFC 140 event set for December....

Sep 27, 2011 12:06 pm

UFC 135 A Live Gate and Attendance Success

The Colorado Department of Regulatory Agencies’ Office of Boxing released the official gate and attendance tallies for last weekend’s UFC 135 event and 16,344 UFC fans turned up bringing in a live gate total of $2,089,575.00. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi Center. The...

Sep 27, 2011 11:57 am

UFC 135 Suspensions: Jones Out Up To Six Months

Sorry about your luck Rashad Evans… Twelve UFC 135 participants have been medically suspended following their efforts at last weekend’s “Jones vs. Rampage” event including the light-heavyweight champion who could be out up to six-months for injuries suffered during the night’s main event. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” took place last Saturday, September 24 live...

Sep 24, 2011 8:43 pm

UFC 135 Results

MAIN CARD:(Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson via submission (rear-naked choke) – Round 4, 1:14 (to retain light-heavyweight title) *Fight of the night Josh Koscheck def. Matt Hughes via KO (punches) – Round 1, 4:59*Knockout of the night Mark Hunt def. Ben Rothwell via unanimous decision (29-28, 29-27, 30-27) Travis Browne def. Rob Broughton...

Sep 23, 2011 3:29 pm

UFC 135 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (204.5) vs. Quinton “Rampage” Jackson (204) Matt Hughes (170) vs. Josh Koscheck (170.5) Mark Hunt (261) vs. Ben Rothwell (263) Rob Broughton (261) vs. Travis Browne (255) Nate Diaz (156) vs. Takanori Gomi (155) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Aaron Riley (155) vs. Tony Ferguson (155) Tim Boetsch (186) vs....

Sep 22, 2011 11:00 am

UFC AND MUSCLEPHARM ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that MusclePharm will serve as the official nutritional supplement supplier of the UFC in the U.S. and Canada. The Denver-based company, which also sponsors Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and NFL superstar Michael Vick among other notable athletes, will be featured in a variety of UFC programming elements ranging...

Sep 21, 2011 6:15 am

Watch the UFC 135 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (2p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding a special pre-fight press conference today at 2 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC 135 card featuring a light-heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and former champion “Rampage” Jackson. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting...

Sep 20, 2011 9:29 am

Countdown to UFC 135 Airs Tonight on Spike TV.

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show offered up by the UFC in anticipation for their pay-per-view offerings is upon us for UFC 135. “Countdown to UFC 135” debuts tonight on Spike TV at 11 p.m. ET/PT. “UFC 135: Jones vs. Rampage” is set to take place on September 24 live on pay-per-view from Denver’s Pepsi...

Sep 6, 2011 4:11 pm

Matt Hughes vs. Josh Koscheck Official For UFC 135

With the ever so common injury bug taking hold of its latest victim in Diego Sanchez, the UFC has now booked a suitable replacement for the return of Matt Hughes at UFC 135. In the place of Sanchez comes AKA welterweight fighter, Josh Koscheck, who takes the fight on just two weeks notice. “UFC 135:...