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Feb 14, 2013 8:51 pm

Exclusive| Vinny Magalhaes picks Sonnen to beat Jones by decision| UFC News

In order to accomplish goals you have to be willing to call shots and make things happen. Rarely will anyone just give you what you want, sometimes you have to step up and grab the bull by the horns. That is exactly what UFC light heavyweight Vinny Magalhaes did when he called out top ranked...

Feb 14, 2013 11:19 am

Fighting Out of the Blue Corner: Nassau County | MMA NEW

It was February 12, 2011; the IZOD center in New Jersey erupted when Gian Villante took his long stroll to the cage.  It was almost impossible to ignore how many “out-of-towners” were there in support of their local hero.  Gian Villante graduated Levittown High School in 2004 with an impressive wrestling pedigree and went on...

Feb 12, 2013 11:06 am

Wednesday Night on BJPenn.Com Radio: Josh Thomson, Vinny Magalhaes & Mark Pavelich| UFC NEWS

  BJPenn.Com Radio returns this Wednesday night with another star studded cast of MMA personalities. Bryan Levick & Mitch Ciccarelli will also preview this Saturday’s UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald card that will held at the Wembley Arena in London, England. The two bantamweights will battle for Barao’s UFC Interim Championship in what...

Feb 2, 2013 7:13 pm

UFC 156 Prelim results

By Evan Stoumbelis Tonight MMA fans will watch as Frankie Edgar challenges featherweight kingpin Jose Aldo, Alistair Overeem makes his return against Antonio ‘Bigfoot’ Silva, and Rashad Evans hopes to defeat Antonio Nogueira and earn a fight with Anderson Silva, but before that, fans tuned into Facebook and FX for 6 bouts. Starting with the...

Jan 28, 2013 9:18 am

Chris Weidman: Still Just a Prospect | Editorial | UFC News

  With another win comes another call to the champion in a given division, demanding a title shot and a chance to dethrone greatness. Such is the case for UFC middleweight, Chris Weidman (9-0 MMA, 5-0 UFC). Weidman has looked great in his UFC performances and spectacular in his last fight against Mark Munoz, which...

Jan 19, 2013 10:41 am

Rampage Considering Move To Boxing Following Final UFC Bout | UFC NEWS

Next week, former UFC Light-heavyweight champion, Rampage Jackson takes on Glover Teixeria on the UFC on FOX 6 main card in what will be his last contracted UFC fight. Jackson has earned the right to be considered one of the sports best and brightest stars and he has done so both inside and outside the...

Jan 7, 2013 5:10 am

Barboza Coins Frankie Edgar As Real Champ And Mentor | UFC NEWS

“For me, it’s Frankie Edgar. He’s the champ, he’s been the champ for a long time, that’s a big difference. Now I know I have good training partners and good coaches. Frankie he won the last fight with Ben Henderson, he’s the best… I need to prove everything. I’ve been working for this fight, I’m...

Jan 4, 2013 10:16 am

Exclusive: Marcus Brimage Discusses Fighting, Taxes and Dropping to 145

  27-year-old Marcus Brimage is just beginning his career as a mixed martial artist. The Alabama native defeated previously undefeated Jimmy Hettes at UFC 152 in September to run his record in the Octagon to a perfect 3-0. Although he has been competing since 2007, the active duty National Guardsmen has just seven total fights...

Jan 1, 2013 10:37 am

JDS Wants Rematch As Soon As Possible | UFC NEWS

“He was better and deserved the win,” said JDS. “But I used the wrong strategy. I was too worried about his takedowns and didn’t protect my face, so he hit me. When the fight was on the ground, I should have used my jiu-jitsu more – I trained it so much. But I just tried...

Dec 27, 2012 5:26 pm

UFC 155 Main Card Predictions

  Saturday night the UFC will hold it’s last event of 2012 as they present UFC 155:  Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. The organizations top two heavyweights will meet for the second time in 13 months. Their first fight took place last November in Anaheim, CA as part of the first ever UFC card on...

Dec 27, 2012 11:04 am

Weidman On Silva: I’m Younger, Bigger and Better in Most Areas | UFC News

UFC undefeated middleweight contender, Chris Weidman withdrew out of UFC155 on Saturday opposite Tim Boetsch due to an injury.  He recently spoke with sherdogradio to give his thoughts on  getting passed up for a shot at UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva. “It’s a business and I understand what [Anderson Silva’s camp] is doing.  So, I don’t...

Dec 17, 2012 11:22 am

VIDEO | Joe Lauzon: I’m going to submit Jim Miller at UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

“I was very disappointed that Gray Maynard got hurt but at the same time, whenever I’ve had guys pull out last minute, I’ve had great fights. It happened when I fought Gabe Reudigar, it happened when I fought Jamie Varner, and it’s going to happen when I fight Jim Miller. “This is going to be...

Dec 17, 2012 9:48 am

EXCLUSIVE| Kyle Kingsbury “I’m on the Fence if I want to Fight Again or Not”

  Kyle Kingsbury is one of the most likeable fighters in MMA today. A memorable cast member on The Ultimate Fighter Season 8, Kingsbury instantly became a fan favorite in the UFC’s light heavyweight division for his entertaining personality and pure athletic ability. A product of the world renowned American Kickboxing Academy, Kingsbury started his...

Dec 12, 2012 10:43 am

Exclusive: Liz Carmouche Talks UFC 157 Bout Against Ronda Rousey

  On February 23rd in Anaheim, CA history will be made as two women will fight inside the famed Octagon for the first time in the organizations history. Ronda Rousey the first ever UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion will defend her title against former Strikeforce/Invicta FC fighter Liz Carmouche. Regardless of the outcome, fifty years from...

Nov 27, 2012 2:45 pm

Ten Best – BJ Penn’s Most Memorable Moments | UFC NEWS

On December 8th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to battle young gun Rory MacDonald. It’s the latest big fight for “The Prodigy” and one which may very well join the fights below as a defining moment in his storied career. Caol Uno – November 2, 2001 – UFC...

Nov 27, 2012 12:53 pm

UFC on FOX 5: MacDonald Dishes Out Words for War Against BJ Penn | UFC NEWS

The anticipation continues to rise as we approach the December 8th return of “The Prodigy” BJ Penn. Standing opposite of Penn in the UFC octagon on that upcoming December night will be the rising Tri-Star gym standout, Rory “Ares” MacDonald. The fight, which will be featured on the main card of the upcoming UFC on...

Nov 24, 2012 9:15 am

Johny Hendricks Ready To Test GSp’s Wrestling & Chin | UFC NEWS

“That’s why I laugh when people say ‘we’ve figured out your left hand.’ My boxing isn’t my strong point. It’s something I’ve only been doing for five years; I’ve only been striking for five years. I’ve done wrestling my whole entire life. So if anybody’s going to say anything, wrestling is my strong point. I...

Nov 21, 2012 9:10 am

Josh Koscheck Gunning For The 209 And Nick Diaz In 2013 Return | UFC NEWS

“That is a fight I’ll take all day long,” said Koscheck of the possibility of a clash with Diaz, who is still on a suspension handed down by the Nevada State Athletic Commission following his UFC 143 bout with Carlos Condit in February. “I feel like it’s a great matchup for me and I believe...

Nov 9, 2012 1:15 pm

Exclusive: Louis Fisette wants a chance to prove his worth in the UFC | MMA News

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (5-1 MMA) is quickly making a name for himself in MMA’s 135-pound division. The Canadian bantamweight standout has reeled off five straight victories, with all five wins coming by way of stoppage. Fisette, who hails from Winnipeg, Manitoba, most recently saw action at “AFC 13 – Natural Selection” on November 3rd in...

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...