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Feb 10, 2012 9:18 am

Forrest Griffin vs. Tito Ortiz III Being Looked At For Mid 2012

In the latest example of “ask and you shall receive” matchmaking by the UFC, a light-heavyweight bout between two former champions is in the works for a yet to be determined event later this year. Tito Ortiz and Forrest Griffin apparently will get their wish and get a chance to complete their trilogy, according to...

Feb 7, 2012 8:00 am

Editorial Spotlight | The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fighting For Points

Finally, the levee breaks. After years of curious roster moves and hand-picked match-ups based on style—even expanded roles for “gatekeepers” who “bang” more than they win, the issue was on full display at UFC 143. The issue is, of course, the matter of style. Always a quiet issue among MMA’s diverse fanbase, we now have...

Feb 3, 2012 9:22 am

Poll Results: Did The UFC Hit A Home Run With Latest Show On FOX?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers whether or not you thought last weekend’s UFC event on FOX was a success. Many analysts from the sports journalism world gave the event a poor rating, but taking to the fans to get their reaction is more important than some writer sitting at...


Feb 3, 2012 8:59 am

Dan Henderson Waiting On Title Shot Confirms UFC President

Former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE champion, Dan Henderson is reportedly willing to wait for the winner of Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones to return to action. As announced by UFC president Dana White yesterday, Hendo, after beating “Shogun” Rua in his return to the UFC bout, does not want to risk his place in the pecking...

Feb 1, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS | MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | Phil Davis "Eats" A Punch

This week’s most story telling photo coming out of a recent MMA fight is this one from last weekend’s UFC on FOX 2 main event between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis. In the photo it appears as if Phil Davis is literally eating a punch from Rashad Evans on his way to a unanimous decision...

Feb 1, 2012 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS | Eight Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions Following UFC On FOX 2

Eight participants from last weekend’s “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” event have received medical suspensions from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. UFC on FOX 2 took place this past Saturday from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the...

Feb 1, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS | Heads Up Atlanta | UFC 145 Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Expected to be headlined by a long awaited light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC 145 is scheduled to go down this April in Atlanta. UFC officials recently announced that tickets are set to go on sale on the 15th of February, just two weeks from today. UFC 145 is set to...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...

Jan 28, 2012 9:28 pm

UFC on FOX 2 Photo Gallery

UFC on FOX 2 took place tonight from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones and Evans took the win. The co-feature of the evening was a middleweight number...

Jan 28, 2012 5:15 pm

UFC Confirms Jon Jones To Defend Title In Atlanta In UFC 145 Main Event

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, announced today that it will return to Atlanta with a championship card at Philips Arena on Saturday, April 21. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will defend his 205-pound crown in the night’s main event. The event marks UFC’s first time back in...

Jan 28, 2012 1:54 pm

UFC On Fox 2 | Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place tonight from The Sold-Out Un-ited Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number one...

Jan 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

Jan 27, 2012 2:25 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC On Fox 2 | Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (FOX) Phil Davis (205) vs. Rashad Evans (205) Michael Bisping (185) vs. Chael Sonnen (185) Demian Maia (186) vs. Chris Weidman (185) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FUEL TV) Evan Dunham (155) vs. Nik Lentz (155) John-Olav Einemo (253) vs. Mike Russow (251) George Roop (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145) Charles Oliveira (144) vs. Eric Wisely...

Jan 26, 2012 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC On FOX 2 | Replay Of Today's Pre-Fight Press Conference (Full Video)

Today the UFC is held their “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” pre-fight press conference live from the “W Chicago” Hotel in Chicago, Il. In attendance was Dana White, Rashad Evans, Phil Davis, Chael Sonnen, Michael Bisping, Chris Weidman, Demian Maia, Mike Russow and John-Olav Einemo. The live broadcast kicked off at 2:00 p.m....

Jan 26, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS | “Mr. Wonderful” Believes He Can Take Out Jon Jones If Given The Chance

“I think a fight with me and Jon would go like any other fight I’ve had…I am undefeated.” In anticipation of this weekend’s UFC on FOX 2 main event between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis, “Mr. Wonderful” tells mmafighting.com that he believes if given the opportunity he would beat Jon Jones and keep his undefeated...

Jan 25, 2012 5:10 am

UFC NEWS | Cruz Replaces Jones In This Week's UFC on FOX Q&A | Updated Schedule Of Events

We previously announced here on BJPENN.COM that this week’s UFC Fan Q&A session was being handled by UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. That was the original plan, however for undisclosed reasons the champ has been forced out of the commitment and in his place comes bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz. The Media workouts originally thought to...

Jan 23, 2012 3:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC On FOX 2 Sold Out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago is officially sold out. The UFC’s long-awaited return to the Windy City is headlined by a light heavyweight No. 1 contender fight between former champion Rashad Evans and unbeaten Phil Davis. In addition, middleweight contenders Chael...

Jan 20, 2012 8:21 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen A Huge Favorite Over Bisping, Maia Underdog To Weidman

In the most recent betting odds for next week’s UFC on FOX 2 event, odds makers have Chael Sonnen pegged as more than a 4-1 favorite over his counterpart Michael Bisping. Additionally, longtime division standout Demian Maia is the underdog to last minute replacement opponent Chris Weidman, who is currently unranked in the division. Smart...

Jan 17, 2012 5:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Now Faces Chris Weidman On FOX 2 Card

With Munoz injured and Bisping taking the call to face Chael Sonnen on short notice, Demian Maia, who was originally scheduled to face “The Count” on the same evening was left without an opponent. Upon hearing the news Maia stated, “Unfortunately my fight versus Bisping is not gonna happen. I am very sad cause it...

Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 11, 2012 4:40 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Heading To Atlanta In April For UFC 146

The UFC announced late yesterday evening that they are set to return to “The Dirty South” this April for UFC 146. It will mark the promotions first return to the city commonly known as the “A” since Rashad Evans knocked out Chuck Liddell at UFC 88. With a host of regional shows, the Mixed Martial...