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Aug 7, 2012 2:22 am

Mir Thinks Cormier Bout Is 'A Positive Step Forward' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir comments in an interview with MMAFighting. In his last bout he attempted to take the UFC Heavyweight Title from Champion Junior Dos Santos. Mir was unsuccessful in his challenge being knocked out in the second round, in his next bout he will attempt to dethrone the Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel...

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...


Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 19, 2012 8:39 am

Cormier Would Rather Face Jon Jones Than Go Up Against Teammate Velasquez

“I’m not saying that’s what I want to do right now. A lot depends on what happens between Cain and Junior dos Santos. [Moving to Light Heavyweight] is a potential plan B if Cain becomes champion again, which I think he will. Imagine that: Me and Jones standing across the cage from one another. That...

Jul 18, 2012 10:18 am

Overeem Says He Is Trying To Get Licensed Early | UFC NEWS

  Alistair Overeem has had his share of legal troubles over the past few months and has been a ghost since his suspension from competition due to a failed drug test for elevated levels of testosterone. Now, the Dutch UFC heavyweight says he plans to come back in December and continue his title hunt against...

Jul 10, 2012 3:58 pm

Frank Mir Believes Overeem Is The Rightful Number One Contender | UFC NEWS

Many believe Alistair Overem should prove himself first or fight at least one more time to re-earn his number one statues due to his steroid debacle.  UFC President Dana White confirmed that Alistair will be the number one contender post Cain Velasquez vs Junior Dos Santos. Frank Mir gives his opinion to mmamania stating “I...

Jun 27, 2012 2:01 am

Alistair Overeem Breaks His Silence | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister  Alistair Overeem in an interview with "UFC Tonight"  Overeem firstly talks about how he felt when he initially tested positive. "When I had the positive test result, I didn't know why that was and I didn't want to talk about something that I didn't know about," said Overeem, who was speaking via...

Jun 25, 2012 8:49 am

Fabricio Werdum Believes He Is One Win Away From JDS Rematch | UFC NEWS

“For sure, I’m close (to a title shot) now. If the UFC asks, then I’m ready for sure but maybe one more fight, maybe on the Velasquez vs. dos Santos card. After that, if I win, maybe I will fight (the champion) in Brazil. I don’t know. I’m just here to fight. I’m just going...

Jun 15, 2012 12:13 pm

Pro Wrestling Not Out Of The Question For Frank Mir | UFC NEWS

According to his conversation with Reuben Villagracia of The Chronicle Journal, UFC Heavyweight Frank Mir is “not opposed to the idea” of pro wrestling. Although he’d like to have a career in MMA broadcasting when he retires from the octagon, he considers a career in professional wrestling despite his lack of gymnastic talent. “I like...

Jun 15, 2012 11:11 am

JDS Seeking Random PED Testing In MMA | UFC NEWS

“I would like him to do a test — a blood test. I think we both need to do that. I want a clean fight and he needs to prove he is not under any kind of substances… Using drugs is completely unnecessary, and I am the living proof. I’m the champion, and I never...

Jun 9, 2012 2:53 pm

Exclusive | AKA Founder Javier Mendez opens up about Cain Velasquez | UFC NEWS

Javier Mendez is one of the best trainers in the history of MMA. He is the legendary founder of the American Kickboxing Academy and former kickboxing world champion himself. He has produced many notable fighters and coached them to championships. Mendez’s credentials speak for themselves so it should be no surprise when one of his...

Jun 9, 2012 1:08 pm

Bigfoot Silva On Velasquez : “If he didn’t want to stand-up with me he’s not going to do it with Cigano, I see Cigano winning again." | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in an interview with TATAME. Bigfoot was recently defeated by Velasquez at UFC 146 and this marked his second defeat on the bounce moving Silva to (16-4) overall. However fresh off his defeat Bigfoot does not think Velasquez has what it takes to contend with UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior...

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...