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Feb 13, 2012 11:30 am

Joe Lauzon UFC 144 Video Blog 1

UFC lightweight fighter Joe Lauzon walks you through his last week of training before heading to Japan for his UFC 144 fight with Anthony Pettis. Read More: Joe Lauzon (UFC News), Anthony Pettis (UFC News), UFC 144

Feb 13, 2012 10:35 am

Alan Belcher Returns Against Rousimar Palhares In UFC On FOX 3 Bout

UFC officials just announced a middleweight addition to the upcoming UFC on FOX 3 event between Alan Belcher and Rousimar Palhares. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main event lightweights Nate Diaz and Jim Miller will throw...

Feb 13, 2012 9:57 am

Heads Up ATL | Thursday's UFC 145 Press Conference Is Open To The Public

On the heels of the major announcement that UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones will defend his title on April 21 at Philips Arena against rival Rashad Evans, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will host a press conference on Thursday, Feb. 16 at 1 p.m. ET in the Luckie Marietta District of downtown Atlanta at Ventanas...

Feb 13, 2012 9:22 am

The Teammate vs. Teammate Debate | UFC President Explains His Side

It’s true; Mixed Martial Arts is not a team sport. It’s an individual combat sport that pits man against man for either 15 or 25 minutes to determine who of the two is a better fighter. There are no teams involved in the competitive aspect of the sport, however, for many fighters; they relate their...

Feb 13, 2012 9:16 am

Not Looking Past UFC on FUEL 1, But Ellenberger Seeks Revenge Against Carlos Condit

“I would definitely like (a rematch with Condit), but right now, I really haven’t thought much past Diego at all. He’s an extremely tough challenge for me right now and that’s really all I’ve been focused on. After this fight, we can go back and evaluate the situation, but really, Diego’s all I’ve been focused...

Feb 13, 2012 8:35 am

Issei Tamura Steps In Against Tiequan Zhang At UFC 144

On January 30th we heard news that Leonard Garcia was forced out of his scheduled UFC 144 bout with Tiequan Zhang due to injury. It took nearly two weeks, but the UFC has finally found a replacement and he comes in the form of Issei Tamura. Tamura is a fighter they are pulling from the...

Feb 13, 2012 8:25 am

Tickets For UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Set To Go On Sale Wednesday

Fans in or around the Atlanta area wishing to attend Aprils UFC 145 event can get in on ticket purchasing as early as this Wednesday. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will attempt to defend his UFC title against...

Feb 13, 2012 8:22 am

MMA POLL: Should the UFC make teammates fight each other?

With the Georges St-Pierre vs. Carlos Condit match in the works as well as a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans we wanted to ask the readers here on BJPENN.COM what you think of these teammate vs. teammate matchups. Sound off in our poll and head back here this Friday when we...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 10:52 am

Amir Sadollah Set For Return Against Jorge Lopez At UFC on FUEL TV 3

A welterweight bout has been added the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in the form of Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter late last night. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV...

Feb 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC. Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why. Roger was undefeated...

Feb 11, 2012 11:32 am

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Books Matt Brown For UFC 145 In Atlanta

UFC 145 has just received a welterweight edition to its already stacked roster of fights in the form of Stephen Thompson vs. Matt Brown. UFC officials just announced the matchup moments ago. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will...

Feb 11, 2012 10:10 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Extended Video Preview

http://youtu.be/0PUOnzqmJnA Here’s the 10-minute video preview for “UFC 144: Frankie Edgar vs. Benson Henderson” Read More: Frankie Edgar (NEWS), Benson Henderson (NEWS), UFC 144

Feb 11, 2012 9:57 am

Watch GSP Cageside At UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit | Special Inside Look (Video)

It’s been four years since a welterweight not named Georges St-Pierre strapped a UFC® belt around his waist. An injured GSP was mic’d up cageside as Carlos Condit defeated Nick Diaz at UFC 143. Catch this fascinating perspective and hear GSP’s reaction on this episode of Full Blast. Watch this and other features on UFC...

Feb 10, 2012 4:19 pm

UFC Boss Confirms Diaz Won't Get Cut For Failed Drug Test

“[Diaz] will be back. Really like the kid just needs to get it together. I’m a sap for real fighters.” UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta took to twitter yesterday to field fan questions. During his time in the session he told the people participating that he does intend to let Nick Diaz stay in the UFC...

Feb 10, 2012 11:25 am

Cruz vs. Faber III In The Works For UFC 148

The bantamweight division’s most heated rivalry will be at the forefront of the MMA world once again when Dominick Cruz attempts to defend his title against Urijah Faber in July. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta broke the news yesterday via a twitter Q&A session. The title fight will feature the world’s top two bantamweight fighters in...

Feb 10, 2012 10:46 am

“Shogun” Rua | “UFC has made it clear that we don't need a manager”

“Actually, it wasn’t for that reason. Since Chute Boxe, I’ve always worked with three people or companies: my manager, my coach and a media team that takes care of my image. Unfortunately, I hadn’t found a team that inspired my trust, and now I found a good team. Eduardo is a very competent guy, but...

Feb 10, 2012 10:16 am

UFC President Dana White Confirms That GSP Is “Far From Being Ready” To Fight

“Georges has been rehabilitating and he’s been doing great. He is on track, but he is still far from being ready. These surgeries these days aren’t what they used to be. He went to the absolute best doctor there is. He’s getting the best physical therapy that you can get and he’s a hard worker,”...

Feb 10, 2012 9:31 am

Dos Santos Likely To Defend Title Against Overeem At UFC 146 In Las Vegas

Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the likelihood of the matchup last night via twitter. The two heavyweight fighters will likely face on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Alistair...

Feb 10, 2012 8:28 am

UFC President Dana White Issues Statement On Nick Diaz Positive Drug Test

Dana White, President of the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization, has issued the following statement on the Nevada State Athletic Commission’s report on UFC 143 interim welterweight championship contender Nick Diaz. “I am beyond disappointed that he tested positive for marijuana,” said White. “It is now in the hands of the Nevada State Athletic Commission.” If...

Feb 9, 2012 1:39 pm

Four Fight Main Card Set For UFC On FUEL TV 2

It looks like the UFC has already put together the bout order for their second trip to FUEL TV and it includes a four-fight main card that will air live, for free on FUEL. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Feb 9, 2012 10:38 am

NSAC Says One UFC 143 Fighter Tested Positive For Banned Substance

Could it be Nick Diaz? The news is just now hitting airwaves that Keith Kizer the Executive Director of The Nevada State Athletic Commission is saying that one UFC 143 competitor has tested positive for banned substances. In my discussions with Cesar Gracie last night he stated that a “temporary issue” will keep Nick Diaz...

Feb 9, 2012 10:06 am

Akira Corassani Punks UFC Champ Frankie Edgar And Got It On Tape (Video)

TUF competitor Akira Corassani apparently hired an actor to come in and pretend to repossess UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar’s paid of BMW M5. The champ, stuck to his guns and refused to submit his car to the man and they caught the whole ordeal on tape. Check it out. Read More: Frankie Edgar (News),...