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Sep 13, 2012 6:25 am

Chris Leben vs. Carlos Vemola booked for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Chris Leben, who was given a year-long suspension by the UFC in November of 2011 after testing positive for prescription painkillers oxycodone and oxymorphone after his UFC 138 main event loss to Mark Munoz in England, now has an official return date and opponent. Leben (22-8 MMA, 12-7 UFC) will return to the octagon...

Sep 8, 2012 2:33 pm

Chris Weidman vs. Tim Boetsch set for UFC 155 in Las Vegas | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC executives officially announced that a middleweight showdown between Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC) and Tim Boetsch (16-4 MMA, 7-3 UFC) will take place at UFC 155 in Las Vegas, Nevada. The NCAA Division I All-American wrestler, Weidman, will be looking to solidify himself as the #1 contender to Anderson Silva’s middleweight...

Sep 3, 2012 2:01 pm

Bisping Picks Silva Over GSP and JDS over Jones In Hypothetical Super Fights

“It is a business and I think Anderson vs. GSP would be astronomical numbers. I think Jones vs. JDS (Junior dos Santos) would be awesome too. Everyone wants to see champ vs. champ… I think Anderson beats GSP and Jon Jones; and JDS beats Jones.” In an interview with mmaweekly.com, UFC middleweight fighter Michael Bisping...


Sep 3, 2012 11:58 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Daniel Cormier on Frank Mir, Josh Barnett and Fighting in the UFC

  After Daniel Cormier defeated former UFC Heavyweight Champion Josh Barnett and captured the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Championship, fans and media alike knew a star was born. In his last three fights Cormier has beaten Jeff Monson, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva and of course Barnett. Those are three fighters who have a hell of lot...

Aug 31, 2012 11:17 am

Matt Mitrione vs Phil De Fries Slated for UFC 155 | UFC News

UFC officials on Friday announced a heavyweight bout between Matt Mitrione and Phil De Fries is added on the UFC 155 fight card. Matt Mitrione was originally scheduled to be part of UFC on Fox 4 opposite Rob Broughton then talks of rescheduling  the match up for UFC on FX 5 but the bout was...

Aug 20, 2012 1:48 pm

Joe Lauzon vs. Gray Maynard set for UFC 155 | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor UFC officials announced today that a lightweight bout between Joe Lauzon (22-7 MMA, 9-4 UFC) and Gray Maynard (11-1-1 MMA, 9-1-1 UFC) has been targeted for UFC 155. The event has not been made official by the UFC but it is expected that UFC 155 will take place December 29th in Las Vegas, Nevada. Lauzon earned...

Aug 17, 2012 7:18 am

JDS to be Ambassador to Salvador at FIFA World Cup

UFC Heavyweight Champion, Junior dos Santos used his Twitter account to announce that he will be the ambassador for the city of Salvador, Bahia, at FIFA’s World Cup in 2014, takes place in Brazil.

Aug 16, 2012 7:49 am

UFC and Fox Put Together A Year End Event Sure to Satisfy the Masses

The UFC and Fox certainly hit a homerun with the three blockbuster bouts they have booked for their year-end card scheduled for December 8th. The first year of this historic partnership has certainly had its share of growing pains, but it looks as though the duo is finally starting to understand what fights the fans...

Aug 14, 2012 6:12 am

BJPenn.Com Exclusive: Shane Carwin on His Injuries, Coaching TUF and Roy Nelson

The last time UFC fans saw former UFC Interim Heavyweight Champion Shane Carwin he had stepped in on short notice as a replacement for Brock Lesnar against current UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos at UFC 131 last June. The winner would then go on to face heavyweight kingpin Cain Velasquez for a shot at...

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...