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Apr 9, 2012 5:52 pm

The rally for Mark Hunt – A true underdog story

By Lewis Mckeever: Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m sure you’re currently aware of the Mark Hunt situation; the rally for Mark Hunt and his quest for UFC gold. Hunt has been trending on twitter, building an online army of dedicated troops, smashing through Facebook polls and...

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 12:49 pm

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 3 Results And Recap

By Jamie McAllister: The Ultimate Fighter Brazil returned for the third episode and with the Featherweight Division kicking off last week this week it is the debut of the middleweights. The show is available to watch online at www.TUF.tv if you have not been watching you can catch up there and look away now !...

Apr 9, 2012 12:03 pm

Joe Rogan All Aboard The Mark Hunt Train | Thinks Hunt vs. JDS Makes Sense

“There are some wise people on this board, and I support this movement. Style wise that might be the most exciting match up. Either way, even if Hunt doesn’t replace the reem I would still love to see this matchup down the road, especially considering how good Hunt looked against Kongo.” UFC ringside commentator Joe...


Apr 5, 2012 3:04 pm

NSAC Confirms That Alistair Overeem Has The Testosterone Of 14 Men

Yesterday we learned that UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem had failed his random drug screening due to elevated levels of testosterone and today the Nevada State Athletic Commission received conclusive proof that his T/E ratio was in fact 14-to-1. The average ratio for a male is a 1-to-1 ratio however the NSAC, for precautionary reasons,...

Apr 4, 2012 3:53 pm

With Overeem's Future In Limbo, Frank Mir Requests Title Shot, Wants JDS Fight

With the news today that Alistair Overeem failed his “A” sample pre-fight drug test for UFC 146, heavyweight contender Frank Mir has commented on the rumors swirling regarding the UFC’s next steps regarding UFC 146. “I would be excited if given the opportunity to compete for the UFC’s heavyweight title at UFC 146 if the...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...

Apr 2, 2012 5:19 pm

Here's a video you can't miss | JDS Sings Adele

Junior dos Santos learned to speak English by listening to Adele… and if you don’t believe it, check out his heartwarming rendition of “Someone Like You” with a TMZ camera guy.

Mar 30, 2012 6:54 am

who’s The Betting Favorite? “Bigfoot” Silva or “Big Country” Nelson

The UFC 146 main card is an all-heavyweight affair and to top off the night the UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos, will defend his title against Alistair Overeem. Also fighting on the main card is former EliteXC heavyweight champion, Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva in his UFC debut against “The Ultimate Fighter” champion Roy “Big Country”...

Mar 29, 2012 10:31 am

Overeem | JDS Has Incredible Boxing, But My Striking Is Better

“I think he’s a tremendous athlete, I think his boxing is incredible. He’s Brazilian so his ground game is also gonna be top notch. I truly believe that I am the one to beat him. I truly believe I have superior striking, so I can’t wait to get it on.” Read More: Junior Dos Santos...

Mar 27, 2012 4:29 pm

Alistair Overeem Avoids Being Jailed For Battery Case

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. He has now gone to court and answered for the charges. The Las Vegas Review Journal Got The Scoop:   [box_light] Ultimate Fighting Championship heavyweight Alistair Overeem was sentenced to 50 hours...

Mar 27, 2012 11:54 am

Photo: Mir and Velasquez Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 27, 2012 11:49 am

Photo: JDS and Overeem Staredown From Today's Press Conference

The BIGGEST collection of heavyweight title contenders will be on display this Memorial Day weekend as the Ultimate Fighting Championship presents UFC 146: DOS SANTOS vs. OVEREEM from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas on Saturday, May 26. In the night’s main event, newly-crowned UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos defends his title...

Mar 20, 2012 8:22 am

Interntational Scene | Overeem Set To Make His Debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI

Alistair Overeem, one of the world’s leading UFC athletes will make his debut at the MMA Weekender at SENI, the biggest combat sports expo on the planet. Currently ranked #3 heavyweight mixed marital artist in the world, he will join the likes of UFC Hall of Famer Royce Gracie and the UK’s very own Michael...

Mar 15, 2012 2:04 pm

Alistair Overeem To Stand Trial In Assault Case March 27 In Vegas

We reported last January that Alistair Overeem had been charged with misdemeanor battery stemming for a New Year’s Eve Party In Las Vegas. The time has come for Overeem to face those charges in a no-jury trial on March 27 in Las Vegas courts. Overeem was never arrested or detained for the charges pending against...

Mar 15, 2012 1:00 pm

Roger Gracie Latest To Join Black House Roster | Moving To Middleweight

More than a month has passed since we first reported the story that Roger Gracie would be moving down a weight class, train with Anderson Silva and move to the UFC. Shortly after our initial report UFC president Dana White denied the Strikeforce acquisition. As it turns out, as reported this afternoon by Ariel Helwani,...

Mar 14, 2012 3:08 pm

UFC 146 Books Daniel Pineda vs. Mike Brown

A featherweight bout has just been added to the growing UFC 146 fight card set for May in the form of Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 at Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. The heavyweight title fighter between Alistair Overeem and Junior Dos Santos...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...

Mar 12, 2012 9:30 am

Mir Or Velasquez, Who Is The Betting Underdog? Find Out Here

Two of the UFC’s top heavyweights are set to square off in May at UFC 146. Frank Mir is a two time champion; Cain Velasquez is a former undefeated champion coming off his first professional defeat against new champ, Junior Dos Santos. The winner of the Mir vs. Velasquez bout will be crowned the number...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Mar 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir Set For UFC 146; Winner To Receive A Title Fight

“Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC world heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez at UFC 146, May 26 in Las Vegas,” UFC president Dana White said. The heavyweights will be out in full force at UFC 146, as former UFC heavyweight champions, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir...

Mar 7, 2012 12:38 pm

Roy Nelson vs. Antonio Silva Slated For UFC 146

A heavyweight fight featuring Roy “Big Country” Nelson, and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva, has been agreed to for UFC 146. UFC officials made the announcement today via their Twitter account. Roy Nelson is coming off a unanimous decision loss to former Strikeforce heavyweight, Fabricio Werdum at UFC 143. The loss put Nelson’s octagon record at 3-3, so...

Mar 6, 2012 1:59 pm

Overeem vs. JDS Heavyweight Title Fight Official For UFC 146 In May

We announced this a month ago, but the UFC has now confirmed our rumor as fact. Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the bout as official just moments ago. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 at Las...

Feb 24, 2012 1:08 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Best Title Fight of 2012?

Two months into 2012, and there are already some mouth-watering UFC championship fights on tap. In April, light heavyweight king Jon Jones will defend his crown against No.1 contender and bitter rival Rashad Evans, in May heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is expected to collide with the fearsome Alistair Overeem. An announcement regarding Anderson Silva’s...

Feb 22, 2012 5:59 pm

UFC Adds A Trio Of Bouts to UFC 146 In Las Vegas

BJPENN.COM just learned that the UFC has added three additional bouts to the upcoming UFC 146 event headed to Las Vegas. Gabriel Gonzaga will take on undefeated Strikeforce import Shane Del Rosario, “The Ultimate Fighter” winner Diego Brandao will face off with Darren Elkins in his first post-reality show bout and new UFC signee Glover...