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Apr 28, 2012 12:35 pm

Koch vs. Aldo Official For UFC 149 Headliner

Jose Aldo’s next opponent has been named and it is none other than the fast rising and dominant Erik Koch. We speculated earlier in the week that this match up was a possibility, however the location and date came to question when Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen was moved from UFC 147 to UFC 148....

Apr 26, 2012 2:21 pm

Calgary UFC Event Can Generate Up to $20 million for City

By Ryan Busuttil: Take note New York! The UFC’s upcoming event inCalgary, Alberta, Canada will generate up to $20 million for the city, according to an article on the Calgary Herald’s website, Calgaryherald.com. While speaking at a luncheon at the Calgary Chamber of Commerce, Tom Wright, the UFC’s Director of Canadian Operations, stated that the...

Apr 26, 2012 9:10 am

UFC on FUEL TV 2 Drug Tests Come Back Clean

By Adam Cronklin: A fantastic card is made better as every drug test from the UFC on Fuel TV 2 event from Sweden, came back clean. All 24 fighters were tested under an election conducted by the Swedish MMA Federation. This was a good move for Sweden especially in a time where so many athletes...

Apr 26, 2012 8:46 am

Hatsu Hioki Passes On Title Shot, Books Ricardo Lamas For UFC on FX 4

Widely regarded as the number 2 welterweight in the world, Japanese stand-out Hatsu Hioki has made good on his word and has turned down a title fight against division king Jose Aldo. It was in his opinion, too soon for a title shot and as such has booked Ricardo Lamas for the upcoming UFC on...

Apr 25, 2012 5:55 am

Man Accused of UFC Piracy Skips Court Hearing

We have covered the UFC’s anti-piracy policy tirelessly here on BJPENN.COM. At this point we know that the UFC will prosecute anyone stealing their beloved product and/or PPV broadcasts. Recently a man who was busted for stealing UFC pay-per-views for his bar patrons skipped his court appearance. Aberdeennew.com has the scoop:   [box_light] The former...

Apr 25, 2012 5:00 am

Munoz vs. Weidman Set To Square Off At UFC On FUEL TV 4

As if we have not been bombarded with enough middleweight UFC news this week, Ariel Helwani confirmed on “UFC Tonight” Tuesday evening. Mark Munoz will be battling fellow middleweight, Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel TV 4 on July 11. The middleweight bout will headline the card; the location of the event is still undetermined....

Apr 24, 2012 8:25 am

Silva vs. Sonnen II Moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas

By Jason Kindschy: The UFC has officially announced that the rematch for the UFC middleweight title will not take place in Rio at UFC 147; instead the bout has been moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas. In recent days there has been a lot of discussion around the venue for highly anticipated rematch between...

Apr 20, 2012 9:26 am

M-1 Global Announces Fedor’s Next Opponent, But Not Without Disappointment | MMA NEWS

M-1 Global has apparently solidified Fedor Emelianenko’s opponent for his next bout on June 21st, and it is not exactly an exciting match-up. “The Last Emperor” is slated to square off against Pedro “The Rock” Rizzo in what is likely to be a lack-luster fight, with a predictable outcome. Fedor was allegedly going to face...

Apr 18, 2012 8:24 am

No UFC Bias Shown In Jon Jones' Sponsorship Deal With UFC, Says Manager

By Lorenzo Luciano: At UFC 145 the UFC is planning to sponsor one of the main event’s fighters, that is the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The UFC logo will be branded all over Jones and his team. Many in the MMA world have been critical of the UFC decision to sponsor one of the...

Apr 17, 2012 6:29 am

Despite initial concerns, UFC on Fuel 2's Siyar Bahadurzada's right hand not broken

By Lewis Mckeever: The fans expected fireworks in the Paulo Thiago/Siyar Bahadurzada match up and they received no less, Bahadurzada left the Ericsson Globe Arena with a bang. After clobbering Paulo Thiago into unconsciousness after just 41 seconds of action, conversing with Kenny Florian in the post fight interview, the Afghanistan native feared he may...

Apr 13, 2012 11:32 am

Nunes Hoping For First UFC Finish Tomorrow Night In Sweden

By Jamie McAllister: Diego Nunes a highly exiting fighter with victories over the likes of Mike Brown & Manvel Gamburyan and who had Kenny Florian rocked a few times in a back and forward fight at UFC 131. One interesting fact is he has not finished one single fight since coming to the US in...

Apr 13, 2012 9:21 am

Kampmann Dreaming Of UFC In Denmark

By Jamie McAllister: UFC on FUEL TV 2 is nearly upon us and will be the first show held in Sweden and at the current rate MMA is spreading an growing across the globe Dane Martin Kampmann a native of Aarhus, Denmark living and training in Las Vegas would love to have the UFC in...

Apr 13, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem Breaks Silence | Confident He Will Face JDS At UFC 146

By Lewis Mckeever: With the recent alarming news of Alistair Overeem’s run in with PED troubles, anarchy has plagued the MMA sphere and “The Demolition Man” had remained as quiet as a church mouse. Until now. The enigmatic heavyweight broke his long awaited silence on the recent episode of “MMA uncensored live”. The Reem had...

Apr 12, 2012 9:42 am

California Assembly Bill Threatens UFC Contracts And Could Give Fighters New Rights

By Micah Hinchliffe: Recent developments in the Assembly Bill 2100 could have devastating effects on current Zuffa contracts should it be passed, the issue has arisen at a difficult time as it is during a year which the UFC has already faced allegations about their pay and treatment of fighters. The ESPN documentary on the...

Apr 6, 2012 3:13 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans "Primetime" Special Airs Tonight On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Apr 5, 2012 8:00 am

Recently Released UFC Heavyweight John Olav Einemo Retires

Norwegian big man, John Olav Einemo has opted to retire from the sport of Mixed Martial Arts following his release by the promotion. He broke the news personally to VG Nett, a media outlet based in his home of Norway. Einemo made his UFC debut at UFC 131 where he lost a very entertaining match...

Apr 1, 2012 8:34 am

Charlie Brenneman Meets Erick Silva At UFC on FX 3

A welterweight bout between two top prospects has been added to the UFC on FX 3 show in the form of Charlie Brenneman vs. Erick Silva. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. Brenneman burst onto the UFC scene...

Mar 30, 2012 7:22 am

Dan Henderson Is Next For Title Shot At 205 or 185 Confirms UFC Boss

“Yes, Dan Henderson will get the winner of that fight (Jones vs. Evans) or the winner of the Anderson Silva fight. Dan Henderson just wants a title shot. You know, there was a lot of talk about the stuff I said. Here is the thing. I offered Dan Henderson two fights. Dan Henderson wants this...