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Nov 10, 2014 11:11 am

UFC Announces Three Bouts For UFC Fight Night Colorado

After Dave Sholler announced earlier that the UFC would be heading out to Colorado on Valentine’s Day for a card many fans began speculating as to what fights would be added to the event. The UFC has delivered. Max Holloway and Cole Miller will be fighting on the card, as well as Zach Makovsky and...

Nov 10, 2014 10:18 am

QUICK TWITT: UFC Returns To Colorado February 14th

The UFC will be returning to Colorado on February 14th for a Fox Sports 1 card. UFC Senior Director of Public Relations, Dave Sholler broke the news via Twitter, and announced that tickets for the card will be going on sale next month. So far no news has surfaced in terms of potential bouts for...

Nov 9, 2014 1:42 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP! UFC Schedules 7 Bouts For Upcoming Events

The UFC was especially busy this past week scheduling many bouts for upcoming shows. First up the UFC signed Rony Jason vs. Tom Niinimaki to fight at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Jason is coming off a split decision loss to Robbie Peralta whereas Niinimaki will be riding a 2-fight losing...

Nov 7, 2014 10:07 pm

UFC FN 55 Bonuses: Rockhold, Smolka, Whittaker and Hester win $50,000 each

The UFC Fight 55 Bonuses were announced at this evenings press conference in Sydney, Australia. UFC fighters Luke Rockhold, Louis Smolka, Robert Whittaker and Clint Hester earned an extra $50,000 each for their respective performances this evening. Luke Rockhold submitted Michael Bisping in the second round of their main event fight tonight in Sydney. Hawaiian...

Nov 7, 2014 11:30 am

White Addresses UFC Featherweight Title Picture

“I told Cub and Frankie, ‘Don’t worry about anything you hear with all the Conor McGregor talk and all the other stuff. You worry about Cub Swanson and you worry about Frankie Edgar. Believe me, the fact that people are arguing over who should get a title shot in the 145-pound division isn’t a bad...

Nov 6, 2014 12:30 pm

“Shogun”: ‘I would accept a fight against Anderson Silva if the UFC asked’

“The UFC called Eduardo (Alonso, Shogun’s manager) giving him the news that Anderson and I were going to be the TUF coaches and that we weren’t going to fight each other. But I’m really happy about taking part of TUF, even further because of Anderson, a living legend. Fighting against him wasn’t something that I...

Nov 3, 2014 1:27 pm

Matt Van Buren vs. Sean O’Connell set for UFC Fight Night 59

A light heavyweight bout between Matt Van Buren and Sean O’Connell is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout earlier this morning. TUF 19 runner-up Matt Van Buren (6-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will be looking to earn his first official UFC win when he takes...

Nov 3, 2014 12:08 pm

Lorenz Larkin vs. John Howard added to UFC Fight Night 59

A welterweight scrap between Lorenz Larkin and John Howard is the latest addition to January’s UFC Fight Night 59 event in Boston. UFC officials announced the bout on Monday morning. John Howard (22-10 MMA, 6-5 UFC) will be looking to rebound from a 2-fight losing skid when he battles Larkin this January in his hometown...

Nov 2, 2014 10:36 am

Mitch Gagnon Plans On Submitting Renan Barao At UFC Fight Night 58

Mitch Gagnon is gearing up for his UFC Fight Night 58 co-main event bout against former champion Renan Barao. The bout is the biggest of Gagnon’s career, and he certainly plans on taking advantage of the situation. He spoke to MMAFighting about his desire to submit Renan Barao, an elite level JiuJitsu black belt, as...

Nov 2, 2014 10:22 am

GSP Offers Advice To Current UFC Champions

Former UFC welterweight kingpin Georges St Pierre recently returned to training last month, (See that HERE). St. Pierre offered some advice to his fellow UFC champions, and how they need to look at their careers as a business, and be careful of the company they keep. St. Pierre spoke on Chael Sonnen’s new podcast, ‘You’re...

Oct 31, 2014 2:49 pm

Booking Roundup: UFC Confirms 12 New Bouts

The UFC’s matchmaking department has been on overdrive this week, matching at least 13 new fights to upcoming events. In addition to the new fight announcements, changes have also come down the pipe to already existing fight cards, and bouts. As previously reported, a bantamweight title fight between Ronda Rousey and Cat Zingano has been...

Oct 27, 2014 3:54 pm

UFC Signs Fighter, Then Cuts Him Within 24 Hours

In a seemingly strange, but understandable turn of events, the UFC has already cut Mike Imperato less than 24 hours after he was signed to the promotion. Imperato was a castmember on the fifth episode of ‘Fight Xchange’ in 2013, and used several racial and homophobic slurs on the show. Several months after the episode...

Oct 26, 2014 2:55 pm

Weidman vs. Belfort Set For UFC 184 In February

Chris Weidman and Vitor Belfort once again have a date that the pair will meet inside the Octagon. The bout is scheduled to finally go down on February 28th at UFC 184 in Los Angeles. Belfort spoke to MMAFighting about the bout: “On Feb. 28, I will be stepping inside the cage and winning this...

Oct 25, 2014 12:58 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 179 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM

Shortly after tonight’s UFC 179 main event, fight fans are invited to come back here for our live viewing of tonight’s UFC 179 post-fight press conference. The event is closed to the public so after the fights, come back here to get all the post-fight news you can handle.

Oct 24, 2014 12:07 pm

RETIRED! TUF Vet Hangs Them Up After Failed UFC Bid

Following his last month’s loss to Krzysztof Jotko, TUF 17 fighter Tor Troeng has decided to retire, citing a lack of motivation to compete anymore. He spoke to Norran.se about his retirement, in a statement that was translated by Sherdog.com “After almost 10 years as a professional MMA fighter, it’s time for me to move...

Oct 24, 2014 10:11 am

Weidman vs. Belfort Being Targeted For UFC 184 in Los Angeles

A middleweight title fight between current champion Chris Weidman and number one contender Vitor Belfort is being targeted to headline February’s UFC 184 event in Los Angeles. UFC officials announced the potential bout yesterday. Weidman and Belfort were supposed to headline December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas, but the champ suffered a broken hand...

Oct 23, 2014 3:36 pm

UFC President Interested In Brock Lesnar Return

“I have a great relationship with Brock, we talk all the time. I don’t know, we’ll see. If he wants to fight, he knows my number.” “It’s pretty amazing what he did and accomplished here while having diverticulitis. It would be interesting to see a 100 percent healthy Brock Lesnar compete.” In a recent interview...

Oct 21, 2014 4:58 pm

TAKE BACKS! Cung Le Cleared Of All Charges, UFC Rescinds Suspension

At UFC Fight Night Macao on August 23rd, UFC contracted with an independent drug testing laboratory in Hong Kong to perform urinalysis testing on all fighters on the card. Additionally, UFC requested the laboratory to test blood samples from 4 fighters for human growth hormone (HGH), erythropoietin (EPO) and testosterone. One of the athletes who...

Oct 20, 2014 3:40 pm

Cejudo Set To Make Bantamweight Debut At UFC On FOX 13

Olympic gold medalist Henry Cejudo is set to make his bantamweight debut on December 13th at UFC on FOX 13 against Dustin Kimura. Cejudo was originally scheduled to make his UFC debut at flyweight at UFC 177, but after falling ill while attempting to cut weight, and being deemed unfit to cut the remaining weight,...