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Apr 12, 2012 2:11 pm

Tito Ortiz | Love Him Or Hate Him, MMA Will Miss Him Following Retirement

By Chase Raymond: When Tito Ortiz steps into the octagon at UFC 148 on July 7th 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, expect to hear no boo’s, no silence, and see no one in their seats. The one time “Huntington Beach bad boy” and now self proclaimed “Peoples Champ” will be...

Apr 12, 2012 12:00 pm

Hominick Flying Under Radar, Looking to Win for Toronto Fans

By Jason Kindschy: Featherweight contender Mark Hominick strongly feels that he owes the Canadian fans, primarily his hometown fans in Toronto, a big win. The Toronto Sun reported on an interview the QMI Agency did with ‘The Machine,’ that tells the story of a fighter in need of a big win. Not only for himself,...

Apr 12, 2012 9:09 am

Jon Jones Open To Fighting Junior Dos Santos In Place Of Overeem

By Jamie McAllister: Right now it seems like everyone from the Light Heavyweight contenders to just about any top 10 Heavyweight is being touted and pushed towards the 146 showdown with Dos Santos. The latest is Champion Jon Jones who is set to face Rashad Evans at UFC 145 which is just over a month...

Apr 12, 2012 7:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 145 – The Champ is Here

On Saturday, April 21st, Jon Jones will look to defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the third time when he faces off against former training partner Rashad Evans.


Apr 11, 2012 12:24 pm

Getting To Know Braulio Estima, The Man Who Is Facing Nick Diaz

By Micah Hinchliffe: “Soooo, Yes Guys it is true!!! I will be facing Nick Diaz at the World Jiu Jitsu Expo in California. The fight will be broad casted live on the Internet ;)))) hope u all will like the match” – A status from April 11th on Braulio Estima’s facebook page. Braulio Estima, a...

Apr 11, 2012 9:56 am

The Blackzilians Add BJJ Champion Braulio Estima

By Lynn Mitchell: Grappling sensation Braulio Estima has joined the elite team at Blackzilians in Florida.  Braulio also stated in a previous interview – he plans to make his long awaited MMA debut in July of 2012. It is apparent that high level BJJ black belts have an impact on the MMA game. Brazilian Jiu Jitsu...

Apr 2, 2012 6:06 pm

VIDEO | Waiting for UFC 205 Title, but Still Wants Anderson Silva

Dan Henderson is slated to face the winner of the fight UFC 145 title bout between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans. Should the winner be out of action for a while, Hendo isn’t prepared to continue sitting on the sidelines. But if he does have to take a fight at 185 pounds, the only fight...

Mar 21, 2012 10:14 am

Rampage Jackson Faults Himself For Strained UFC Relationship

“To be honest, my manager told me I need to learn to keep my mouth shut. He actually told me that this morning. I can say this … it all boils down to this: The UFC is promoting the UFC. They’re looking out for themselves. I feel like they promote their brand more than they...

Mar 20, 2012 10:43 am

Jon Jones Blog | Evan's Doesn't Have My Number

By Jon Jones: A year ago today, aged 23, I became the youngest ever UFC world champion and my life changed. On April 21, I make the third defense of my title. I will be competing against a former UFC champion I know very well, Rashad Evans, in Atlanta. My opponent and I used to...

Mar 20, 2012 8:14 am

Tito Ortiz Confirms Date For Griffin Rubber Match & Final UFC Bout

We reported last month that the UFC was looking at sending Tito Ortiz off with a rubber match against Forrest Griffin as he had requested. It now looks like that fight has been booked and they have scheduled it for UFC 148 in Las Vegas. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7...

Mar 7, 2012 10:20 am

Don’t Call Jon Jones “Cocky”, It Really Hurts His Feelings

“When I was, like, 20 years old, I had this voice-mail message that said, ‘Hi, this is Jon Bones Jones, the light heavyweight champ.’ I was speaking it into existence and carrying myself like I was the champion way before I was even in the UFC. It’s crazy that it all played out. I want...

Feb 28, 2012 2:26 pm

Kimbo Slice To Host The Premiere Of "The Ultimate Fighter Fridays" On Spike TV

Kimbo Slice, the wildly popular cast member from Season 10 of “The Ultimate Fighter” will serve as host for the premiere installment of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter Fridays” programming block debuting on Friday, March 9 (9:00 PM – Midnight ET/PT). Kimbo will discuss never-before-revealed details of his experiences on the show and provide insight...

Feb 27, 2012 11:27 am

Quick Twitt | Is Hendo Gunning For Rampage?

Dan Henderson has cemented himself as one of the top MMA fighters in the world. However, after leaving his Strikeforce title behind to return to the UFC and batter “Shogun” Rua in his return he was passed up on a title shot in favor of a Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans matchup. Could it be...

Feb 27, 2012 9:11 am

FX Announces Competitors For THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER LIVE; Premiere Is March 9

A talented international field of 32 confident, dedicated and determined fighters has been set for THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER LIVE on FX that begins on Friday, March 9, with a special two-and-a-half-hour LIVE premiere airing at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT, and tape-delayed on the Pacific and Mountain time zones at 9 PM PT/10 PM MT....

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 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 2:28 pm

Poll Results: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to ask the readers here what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups on the horizon and whether or not you think the UFC should make it policy or not. With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a...

Feb 16, 2012 10:01 am

Brian Stann On Jon Jones | He Dominates Everyone In Our Gym

“I’ve sparred with Jon Jones for four or five camps now and I don’t know if I’ve punched this guy in the face yet, that’s how long this guy is. It’s very difficult; he beats up everyone in our gym. We all sit there wondering, ‘Gosh I wonder how he’s gonna do in the fight’...

Feb 13, 2012 9:57 am

Heads Up ATL | Thursday's UFC 145 Press Conference Is Open To The Public

On the heels of the major announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title on April 21 at Philips Arena against rival Rashad Evans, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. ET in the Luckie Marietta District of downtown Atlanta at Ventanas...

Feb 13, 2012 9:22 am

The Teammate vs. Teammate Debate | UFC President Explains His Side

It’s true; Mixed Martial Arts is not a team sport. It’s an individual combat sport that pits man against man for either 15 or 25 minutes to determine who of the two is a better fighter. There are no teams involved in the competitive aspect of the sport, however, for many fighters; they relate their...

Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am

MMA POLL: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans we wanted to ask the readers here on BJPENN.COM what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups. Sound off in our poll and head back here this Friday when we...

Feb 11, 2012 11:32 am

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Books Matt Brown For UFC 145 In Atlanta

UFC 145 has just received a welterweight edition to its already stacked roster of fights in the form of Stephen Thompson vs. Matt Brown. UFC officials just announced the matchup moments ago. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will...