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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...

Mar 2, 2012 10:37 am

This Week In MMA Culture | Anderson Silva Nike Ad, Hamill's Beer & More!!!

The sport of Mixed Martial Arts is well on its way to mainstream acceptance. With that kind of notoriety comes a culture, a culture influenced by the sport, its athletes and all the personalities that support it. With so many random items kicking off here and there throughout each week, I find that now there...

Mar 2, 2012 10:08 am

Poll Results | Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted you guys to weigh-in on last weekend’s main event between Frankie Edgar and Benson Henderson. A new champion was crowned, Henderson earned a unanimous decision victory, but in the aftermath many, including UFC President Dana White, thought the fight should have been scored in favor of...

Feb 29, 2012 1:54 pm

Edgar Not Moving To 145 | “I’m Saying It Loud, I Want My Rematch”

“I’m saying it, and I’m saying it loud: I want my rematch. I’m not going to have these antics or play these games. I’m telling you want I want. This is what I want. I think it’s fair. I think the fans want to see it. It was fight of the night. Listen, even if...

Feb 28, 2012 8:20 am

UFC 144 Prelims On FX Drew 1.5 Million Viewers

A success! The latest UFC on FX preliminary card special which broadcasted the UFC 144 preliminary card in the lead up to the pay-per-view event is the most successful of the series to date. The third installment of the “Prelims Special on FX” series drew in a reported 1.5 million viewers. Prior to the UFC...

Feb 27, 2012 8:47 am

MMA POLL: Should Frankie Edgar get an immediate rematch?

Last weekend Frankie Edgar lost his UFC lightweight title to Benson Henderson at UFC 144. In the aftermath UFC president Dana White stated that he thought Edgar took the decision. Frankie Edgar himself is also asking for a rematch. But should he get it? Cast your vote now. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie Edgar (News),...

Feb 26, 2012 3:56 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Rampage Jackson Post Fight Interview (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 3:49 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Anthony Pettis Post Fight Interview (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 3:37 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Post Fight Interviews (Video)

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 26, 2012 1:19 am

Dana White Thinks Edgar Won But Wants Him To Go Down To 145

“Well I’m not a judge but I had the fight even going into the last round and I gave the last round to Frankie. This is one of those fights that is touch to score. I even asked the guys on twitter how they scored it, some people had it the way I had it,...

Feb 25, 2012 10:34 pm

Watch Tonights UFC 144 Post-Fight Press Conference LIVE on BJPENN.COM

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. Stay Tuned Here we will...