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Jun 27, 2012 9:51 am

Point Fighting: Good Game Plan Or Judging Nightmare?

We all saw what happened to former lightweight contender Gray Maynard at UFC on FX 4 this past Friday. He got frustrated, took a chance, dropped his hands, waved Clay Guida in, and ate some punches just to get something going in the 5 round main event. Luckily, Maynard came out with the victory via...

Jun 18, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 150: Palhares In For The Injured Cane Against Okami | UFC NEWS

And the injury train just keeps on rollin! The hard hitting Luiz Cane has been forced out of his UFC middleweight debut against Yushin Okami with an undisclosed injury. In his place comes another Brazilian in the form of the always tough, Rousimar Palhares. UFC 150 takes place on August 11 from the Pepsi Center...


Jun 12, 2012 12:51 pm

UFC on FX 3 Ratings Report | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Friday Johnson vs McCall II headlined UFC on FX 3, where fans saw Demetrious Johnson defeat Ian McCall via unanimous decision. Johnson now moves on to fight Joseph Benavidez to become the first ever UFC Flyweight champion. Unfortunately, after seeing a slight climb in viewers during UFC on FX 2, numbers...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 11, 2012 7:09 am

POLL RESULTS | Who is more deserving of a title shot, Diaz or Edgar?

In our latest BJPENN.COM polling we wanted to figure out who you thought deserved to fight newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The UFC is going with a rematch against former champion Frankie Edgar, but the talk of the MMA world is Nate Diaz. After completely dismantling Jim Miller on Fox, Nate Diaz became...

May 2, 2012 7:14 am

Video | Clay Guida Discusses Gray Maynard's Conservative Style | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: UFC on FX 4 will host a main event clash between lightweight grinders Clay Guida and Gray Maynard. The event is scheduled for June 22nd at the Reven Hotel and Casino in New Jersey. “The Carptenter” describes the contrasting wrestling styles between himself and Gray Maynard with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas: “I...

Apr 30, 2012 1:32 pm

MMA POLL | Should "UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller" Winner Get A Title Shot?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This Saturday on FOX, Nate Diaz and Jim Miller square off in the UFC on FOX 3 main event. The two both want a shot at gold, however Frankie Edgar is next up for a crack at the newly crowned champ Benson Henderson....

Apr 27, 2012 6:53 pm

Exclusive | Jim Miller on Diaz; "I'm going to get after him and fight him"

By Sean McClure: Jim Miller (10-2 UFC) is set to face one of the toughest guys in the lightweight division on one of the biggest cards the UFC has ever put together. Miller faces Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC on FOX, which airs on May 5th. Leading up to the fight, Jim’s...

Apr 25, 2012 5:30 am

Is Eddie Alvarez About To Jump In The UFC's Shark Tank?

The UFC brass might be adding another talented fighter to the already talent rich 155 lbs division.  Eddie Alvarez got his long awaited revenge last Friday – April 20th via 1st round TKO over submission specialist Shinya Aioki.  Alvarez still has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract.  A tweet from Lorenzo Fertitta and a...

Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Apr 17, 2012 6:11 am

Gray Maynard Opens As 3 to 1 Favorite Over Clay Guida

Gray Maynard will look to get back in the hunt for the UFC Lightweight title in June when he faces off with Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4. Coming into the fight the odds makers have Maynard as the heavy favorite over Guida. According to BetonFighting.com, Maynard comes in as a 3 to 1...

Mar 21, 2012 8:28 am

Pettis Opts For Surgery In Downtime, Out For 8 Weeks

Rising UFC lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis has reportedly scheduled an appointment to go under the knife and fix an undisclosed issue that has been ailing him. It is unknown what the cause for surgery is or what injury requires repair, but “UFC Tonight” guest analyst, Chael Sonnen broke the news last night during the FUEL...

Mar 20, 2012 8:03 am

UFC on FX 4: Maynard vs. Guida Venue Set

Yesterday we announced the UFC on FX 4 headlining bout between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, however at the time of the report, all we had was a city and date. According to a report coming out of pressofatlanticcity.com, the UFC has secured the 2.4 billion dollar resort of Revel, and their 5,500-seat entertainment arena...

Mar 19, 2012 7:44 am

UFC on FX 4 | Guida vs. Maynard Set For Headliner

A lightweight bout between two top lightweight fighters has been set for the UFC’s fourth show on FX. Clay Guida and Gray Maynard have verbal agreements in place to face off in the main event of the UFC on FX 4 card. UFC officials took to their official twitter account to announce the news late...

Mar 15, 2012 10:14 am

Quick Twitt | Pettis Denies FUEL TV Claims, Not Moving To 145

We ran a report on Tuesday from “UFC Tonight” from Ariel Helwani that sourced the manager of Anthony Pettis stating they are considering a move in division to challenge Jose Aldo for his UFC featherweight title. However, that appears to be false. Read More: UFC 144, Anthony Pettis (News), Benson Henderson (News)

Mar 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Anthony Pettis Contemplating Drop In Weight To Challenge Jose Aldo

“I spoke to Anthony’s manager just a few hours ago and he told me that he was really disappointed, but he respects the decision. He would consider going down to 145 to fight Aldo. This is definitely something to monitor.” While on the UFC on FUEL TV “UFC Tonight” program, Fuel reporter, Ariel Helwani, divulged...

Mar 13, 2012 9:58 am

All This Featherweight Talk Is Disrespectful To My Opponents, Says Edgar

“In hindsight, I guess you could say I don’t know if you’d call it disrespectful, people have got a job to do, and (dropping to 145) is something that Dana was kind of hinting to, so I think the media was just following suit a little bit. I’ve been so dominant at this weight class,...

Mar 9, 2012 9:39 am

Edgar Not Opposed To Going Down To 145, But Jose Aldo Is A Big Problem

“I got nothin’ against 145 (pounds). Will I make it there one day? Probably. You know? That’s the truth. But, I just don’t wanna go out on these terms. I felt like the fight was too close for me to just be like, ‘Alright, I’m going down to 45,’ you know? You know, the reality...

Mar 8, 2012 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS | Respecting His Lineage | Nate Diaz Wants No Part Of Edgar Fight

“I’m pretty sure, like, I’m not really big on fighting Frankie (Edgar), you know? Frankie came down to train with me and he represents Renzo Gracie and Ricardo Almeida, I train with Cesar (Gracie) so, I really don’t want no part of that fight. I’m mostly interested in fighting people I don’t know. “ The...