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May 15, 2013 8:52 am

The UFC signs two European Heavyweights; one is an undefeated prospect!

  The UFC Heavyweight division just got a much-needed upgrade in depth with the signing of two European fighters. Polish fighter Daniel Omielanczuk (15-3-1 MMA) is currently riding an 11-fight win streak. The other fighter signed is a 20-year-old Ukrainian prospect that already holds a record of 14-0. The UFC Heavyweight division was starting to...


Apr 24, 2013 10:07 pm

Matt Mitrione Suspension Lifted, Will Meet Brendan Schaub At UFC On Fox 8

Yet another fight was announced Wednesday evening for July’s UFC on Fox 8 card: A Heavyweight showdown between former professional football players Brendan Schaub and Matt Mitrione. A.J. Perez from Foxsports.com confirmed the bout on Twitter. BREAKING: Matt Mitrione’s suspension lifted, will fight fellow TUF 10 competitor @brendanschaub at @ufconfox 8. Story to follow. —...

Mar 25, 2013 10:08 am

Cain Velasquez Says His Body Proves He’s An All Natural Fighter | UFC NEWS

  With the UFC’s recent cut of heavyweight fighter, Lavar Johnson, who failed his UFC 157 post-fight drug test with testosterone levels consistent with steroid use, the Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) and Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) debates have opened once again.  In a recent interview with MMAFighting.com, UFC heavyweight champion, Cain Velasquez, denounced PED’s and...

Mar 7, 2013 9:19 am

Pat Barry vs. Shawn Jordan official for UFC 161 in Winnipeg | UFC News

A heavyweight bout between Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) and Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the recently announced UFC 161 card set for June 15 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Following recent losses to Cheick Kongo, Stefan Struve and Lavar Johnson, it appeared that Pat Barry was in a...

Mar 1, 2013 9:14 am

Stefan Struve Eyeing Title Shot With Win Over Mark Hunt | UFC NEWS

At 7 feet tall and 270 pounds, Stefan Struve is easily the largest fighter on the UFC roster. Winner of four in a row, and six of his last seven, Struve will look to extend his win streak with a victory over MMA veteran Mark Hunt in Saitama Japan this weekend. Struve believes that with...

Feb 27, 2013 4:43 pm

Salary Report: Machida, Henderson the top earners at UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

Though it may have been Ladies Night, when it came to getting paid, UFC 157’s top dollars went the gents. Lyoto Machida and Dan Henderson, who fought in the co-main event, were the top earners this past weekend. The California State Athletic Commission emailed out the disclosed payroll Tuesday night with the total for the...

Feb 23, 2013 9:32 pm

UFC 157 Results: Fighters Deliver In Historic Event | UFC NEWS

Tonight at Anaheim’s Honda Center the UFC held its first ever bout contested between two female athletes. In the main event Ronda Rousey successfully defended her title for the first time and earned the right to finally call herself a UFC Champion. Challenger Liz Carmouche put made a valiant effort and put Rousey in a...

Feb 23, 2013 11:01 am

‘UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche’ Main Card Play-By-Play And Live Results | UFC NEWS

The historic UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche event goes down tonight from Anaheim, California’s Honda Center in the beautiful county of Orange. The evening’s pay-per-view card kicks off at 7:00 P.M. PT. BJPENN.COM will be providing up to the minute action in this live-play-by-play for those who can’t watch the event. Live Play-By-Play: JOSH KOSCHECK...

Feb 22, 2013 4:44 pm

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Weigh-in Results | UFC NEWS

UFC officials held today’s UFC 157 weigh-ins today from The Honda Center in Anaheim, California. All but one fighter made their contracted weight, including headliners, Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche. The Full UFC 157 Weigh-In Results Are As Follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Champ Ronda Rousey (134.6) vs. Liz Carmouche (133.6) – for...

Feb 12, 2013 11:35 am

UFC 157 Gets Nah-Shon Burrell vs. Yuri Villefort | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce fighters Nah-Shon Burrell and Yuri Villefort are set to fight in a welterweight bout set for UFC 157. UFC 157 takes place at the Honda Center in Anaheim, Calif. on Feb. 23. The main event will feature Ronda Rousey versus Liz Carmouche who will fight for a title for the women’s bantamweight title....

Dec 24, 2012 10:36 am

Brock Jardine vs. Kenny Robertson set for UFC 157 | UFC News

A welterweight battle between Brock Jardine (9-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Kenny Robertson (11-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) is the latest addition to February’s UFC 157 card. The 170-pound Canadian, Jardine, made his octagon debut this past June, where he suffered a unanimous-decision loss to Rick Story at UFC on FX 4. Prior to joining the...

Dec 20, 2012 11:58 am

Chad Mendes Meets Manny Gamburyan At UFC 157 | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s return trip to The Honda Center in Anaheim, California is already set to deliver fireworks and it just keeps getting better. In featherweight action, two former title challengers will square off when Chad Mendes meets Manny Gamburyan. UFC officials announced the bout recently. UFC 157 is set to take place on February 23...

Dec 20, 2012 5:56 am

Robbie Lawler vs. Josh Koscheck targeted for UFC 157 | UFC News

Robbie Lawler will return to the UFC octagon for the first time in more than eight years when he meets former #1 contender Josh Koscheck this February. The bout with Josh Koscheck (17-6 MMA, 15-6 UFC) will serve as Robbie Lawler’s (19-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) return to the 170 pound division. Lawler left the UFC...

Dec 17, 2012 12:43 pm

UFC 157: Rousey vs. Carmouche Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

Tickets for the upcoming UFC 157 event, which is set to take place on February 23rd, 2013 at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California, will go on sale to the general public this Friday, December 21st, 2012, starting at 1pm ET. However, UFC Fight Club members will have first dibs at the tickets as they...

Dec 4, 2012 9:58 am

Mark Hunt vs Stefan Struve Likely for UFC on Fuel TV 8 | UFC News

UFC is looking to match heavyweights Mark Hunt and Stefan Struve  at UFC on Fuel TV 8, which will be taking place in Japan’s Saitama Super Arena on March 2.  Bout agreements have yet to be signed but is expected to air on the FUEL TV main card. Hunt vs. Struve was supposed to initially take...

Dec 3, 2012 11:40 am

Quick Twitt | UFC on FOX 5’s Mike Chiesa Off Card Due To Illness | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live” winner Mike Chiesa has been forced off this weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 card due to an undisclosed illness. UFC officials took to twitter to confirm the news late yesterday evening. Chiesa joins Lavar Johnson and Rafaello Oliveira on the short list of scheduled UFC on FOX 5 fighters who were...