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May 15, 2015 11:02 am

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale is set for July 12 in Las Vegas

The Ultimate Fighter 21 Finale will be a part of International Fight Week, as UFC officials recently announced the event will take place July 12 live from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The TUF 21 Finale was originally slated to take place in Florida, this to coincide with this season’s American...

Jan 18, 2015 1:55 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP – UFC Books 9 Bouts For Upcoming Events

As always, the UFC has been incredibly busy creating matchups for upcoming cards, as well as re-arranging bouts due to injuries. Catch up with all of the latest matchmaking happenings with BJPENN.com’s Booking Roundup First up we have Brandon Thatch vs. Stephen Thompson, which will now headline UFC Fight Night Colorado on February 14th. Thatch...

Oct 12, 2014 3:40 pm

Zwicker Steps In To Fight Alexander At Bealltor 129

Virgil Zwicker has stepped in to fight former UFC fighter Houston Alexander on less than a week’s notice at Bealltor 129. Zwicker is stepping in for an injured James Thompson. Zwicker is coming off a 1st round submission loss to Linton Vassell at Bellator 122 back in July. The lineup for Friday’s Bellator 129 is...

Jul 29, 2014 2:50 pm

Bobby Green vs. Jorge Masvidal Booked For UFC 178

Lightweights Bobby Green and Jorge Masvidal who both picked up wins at UFC 178 will meet at UFC 178 in Las Vegas on September 27th. Bobby Green is coming into the bout riding an 8-fight win streak, with four of the wins coming under the UFC banner. This past Saturday at UFC on Fox 12,...


Feb 24, 2014 5:40 am

Salary Report: Rousey, Cormier Top UFC 170 Disclosed Payroll

Last Saturday’s UFC 170 event delivered for a number of reasons. For one, the UFC got itself out of that decision slump it was in. Also, the fights were exciting and the evening was chock-full of fantastic fight finishes. For their efforts the athletes who took center stage at UFC 170 combined for a total...

Feb 21, 2014 4:29 pm

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 170 weigh-ins have concluded and all of tomorrow night’s competitors made their contracted weight limit. UFC 170 goes down from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The full UFC 170 weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 7 p.m. PT) Ronda Rousey (135) vs. Sara McMann (135) – for...

Feb 9, 2014 4:04 pm

Makovsky vs. Sampo moved to UFC 170 Prelims

By Evan Stoumbelis Zach Makovsky vs. Josh Sampo has been promoted from the online prelims to the televised undercard on Fox Sports 1 for UFC 170. Makovsky and Sampo will start the televised preliminary card off, followed by Lucas Martins vs. Aljamain Sterling Raphael Assuncao vs. *To be determined opponent* Alexis Davis vs. Jessica Eye...

Feb 3, 2014 8:35 am

VIDEO | UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann Preview

UFC superstar Ronda Rousey battles fellow Olympic medalist and currently undefeated Sara McMann for the UFC bantamweight belt. Plus, a showdown between light heavyweights Rashad Evans and Daniel Cormier. The full UFC 170 fight card is as follows: Main Card: (PPV, 7 p.m. PT) UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion Ronda Rousey vs. Sara McMann Rashad Evans...

Jan 11, 2014 10:18 am

‘UFC 170: Rousey vs. McMann’ Fight Card Set With 11 Bouts

The UFC 170 card, headlined by a truly Olympic match up between UFC bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Sarah McMann has now been finalized. UFC 170 takes place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which takes place live on pay-per-view, goes down on February 22nd with a female bantamweight...

Jan 10, 2014 10:58 am

Pettis Fires Off At Thomson: “I don’t even know how he got the title shot”

Just one fight into his latest UFC stint and former Strikeforce lightweight champion, Josh Thomson, was poised to square off for the UFC title opposite Anthony Pettis. After an unfortunate injury, Pettis was forced out of their scheduled December showdown and Thomson, has now gone on to headline UFC on FOX 10 opposite, Benson Henderson....

Sep 18, 2013 12:13 pm

Carlos Condit vs. Matt Brown set for UFC on FOX 9

Two of the UFC’s most exciting welterweight fighters will clash at UFC on FOX 9 this December, as UFC officials recently announced that Carlos Condit (29-7 MMA, 6-3 UFC) and Matt Brown (18-11 MMA, 11-5 UFC) have agreed to square off in Sacramento. Former UFC interim-welterweight champion, Carlos Condit, most recently fought in the headlining...

Jun 25, 2013 10:32 am

Bobby Lashley Returns To MMA Action On The 29th

Rising mixed martial arts (MMA) promotion Global Warrior Challenge (GWC) is excited to announce that MMA/pro wrestling superstar Bobby Lashley will be competing at its inaugural MMA event, “THE BRITISH INVASION: U.S. vs. U.K.,” which will take over the Sprint Center in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday, June 29th. Though Lashley’s opponent is still in...

Feb 12, 2013 11:54 am

UFC NEWS | Mendes Vs Guida Official For UFC On FOX 7

With the recent news that Manny Gamburyan was not going to compete at UFC 157 against fellow featherweight, and former title challenger, Chad “Money” Mendes (13-1) due to injury, the UFC was unable to find a replacement to step up against Mendes with under 2 weeks’ notice. Now the promotion has moved Mendes to the...

Oct 30, 2012 10:19 am

World MMA Awards Announces This Years Nominees: VOTE NOW | MMA NEWS

It’s time to roll out the red carpet and get suited and booted, as the 5th Fighters Only World MMA Awards returns to Las Vegas. After 12 months of outstanding action in the world of MMA, the fifth annual Fighters Only World Mixed Martial Arts Awards arrives to bestow some of the planet’s best fighters...

Oct 4, 2012 11:57 am

Exclusive: Brett Rogers: ‘I Want Fighters To Hesitate And Ask For More Money When They See My Name, I’m Not To Be F*cked With" | MMA NEWS

When BJPenn.com caught up with Brett “Da Grim” Rogers this week, the Bellator heavyweight wanted to make one thing abundantly clear: Brett Rogers is back, and he’s “not to be f-cked with.” Yes, a conversation with Rogers may be littered with F bombs and double negatives, but it’s also refreshingly candid and lacking in pretense....

Sep 27, 2012 11:28 am

UFC 154 main card finalized with 5 PPV bouts | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor The UFC 154 event in Montreal is headlined by a title-unification bout between welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre (22-2 MMA, 16-2 UFC) and interim titleholder Carlos Condit (28-5 MMA, 5-1 UFC). The fight will be St-Pierre’s first octagon appearance in 19 months, as he was sidelined due to a knee injury. The long time welterweight champion has...

Aug 9, 2012 11:18 am

Shogun tops UFC on FOX 4 salaries | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Two former UFC light-heavyweight champions led the payroll at last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 event, as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ($240,000) and Lyoto Machida ($200,000) combined for 46 percent of the events $963,000 payroll. The main event of the evening proved to be very entertaining as Shogun Rua stopped Brandon Vera ($70,000) via fourth-round TKO. However, it...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 3, 2012 6:53 pm

UFC ON FOX 4 Weigh-in Results and Video

All of the UFC on FOX 4 fighters made weight and all bouts have the green light. Brandon Vera came in 1.2 pounds under the 205 limit while his opponent in Saturday night’s main event Mauricio Rua hit 205 on the dot. UFC ON FOX 4 MAIN CARD: Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (205) vs. Brandon Vera...

Jul 24, 2012 12:19 pm

Broughton vs Mitrione Off UFC On Fox 4 Card | UFC NEWS

A UFC heavyweight matchup between “The Ultimate Fighter 10” standout Matt Mitrione (5-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Rob Broughton (15-7-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has been taken off the Aug. 4, UFC on Fox 4 Card. Broughton was removed from the bout due to personal matters. It is currently unknown if the UFC will be able...

May 23, 2012 10:26 am

UFC on Fox 4 adds four new fights, Including The Return Of Swick | UFC NEWS

By Chris Taylor: Yesterday, the UFC announced that four fights had been added to the UFC on Fox 4 card scheduled for August 4th in Los Angeles. This included a welterweight bout which will showcase the return of Mick Swick (14-4 MMA, 9-3 UFC), who takes on DaMarques Johnson (16-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC). The other...

Mar 2, 2012 9:02 am

Exclusive | Headrush’s Mike McLeish Sheds Light on Team Brand, Fighters, Expos, and More

As mixed martial arts’ continues to grow into mainstream success, sponsors continue to grow as well. One in particular is Headrush, who sponsors a talented team of fighters including UFC interim welterweight champion Carlos Condit, heavyweight contender Shane Carwin, Stipe Miocic, Scott Jorgensen, Stephen Thompson, and UFC on Fuel TV 3 headliner and featherweight title...

Feb 6, 2012 9:56 am

Nick Diaz Tops UFC 143 Payroll With $200k | Full Salary Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekends “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event today via email to BJPENN.COM. Topping the list was main event competitor Nick Diaz, who took him $200,000.00 for his five-round decision loss to new interim welterweight champion, Carlos Condit. Diaz took home the lion’s share...

Feb 4, 2012 12:42 pm

"UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit" Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC 143 is set to take place tonight at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. GSP vs. Condit was originally scheduled for the event until a brash Diaz got into the head of GSP with a variety of...

Feb 3, 2012 4:28 pm

"UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit" Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Carlos Condit (169) vs. Nick Diaz (169) (For UFC interim welterweight title) Roy Nelson (246) vs. Fabricio Werdum (246) Josh Koscheck (170) vs. Mike Pierce (170) Renan Barao (136) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135) Ed Herman (185) vs. Clifford Starks (185) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FX) Max Holloway (144) vs. Dustin Poirier (146) Alex Caceres...