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Dec 29, 2012 2:18 pm

UFC 155 Live Results and Play by Play, Discussion

Sean McClure will be providing live results and play by play for tonight’s UFC 155 event. Main Card On Pay-Per-View (PPV): 265 lbs. Champion Junior Dos Santos vs. Cain Velasquez Round 1 The crowd is very in to this fight. Cain comes out aggressively and locks in a waist lock and scores a takedown. Junior...

Dec 28, 2012 7:26 pm

UFC 155 Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

The UFC 155 Weigh-Ins took place today at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. All fighters made weight for their contracted appearance tomorrow on pay-per-view. The full results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view, 10 p.m. ET) Junior dos Santos (239) vs. Cain Velasquez (240) – for heavyweight title Joe Lauzon (156) vs....

Dec 26, 2012 9:02 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC 155 Edition

  Christmas has passed and before the new year is upon us the UFC presents their annual year end card. For the second year in a row the main event will feature the heavyweights. Last year Alistair Overeem made his organizational debut and sent Brock Lesnar into retirement. This year we will be treated to...

Dec 20, 2012 12:48 pm

Matt Grice vs. Dennis Bermudez booked for UFC 157 in Anaheim | UFC News

A featherweight match-up between Matt Grice (16-4 MMA, 2-4 UFC) and Dennis Bermudez (9-3 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is the latest addition to February’s stacked UFC 157 card. It was back in June of 2011 that Matt Grice began his second stint in the UFC, this time in the featherweight division. His 145-pound debut was spoiled that night...

Nov 23, 2012 9:07 am

Moraga vs. Cariaso Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have booked a flyweight contest for their December show in Las Vegas in the form of John Moraga versus Chris Cariaso. UFC 155 is set to take place from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, NV on December 29. In the main event UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos will rematch...

Oct 15, 2012 12:48 pm

Exclusive | Nam Phan Interview Hijacked by Renato Laranja | UFC NEWS

Nam Phan is a warrior. He is also one of the nicest guys in UFC history. He competed in the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck reality show and made it to the semi-final round where he lost a razor thin split decision to Michael Johnson. Phan has an official record of...

Jun 19, 2012 12:36 pm

45 UFC Fights Cancelled Due To Injury In 2012 (So Far) | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been plagued with injuries this year. High-profile fight after high-profile fight has been cancelled and/or postponed due to injury on almost every single fight card this year. UFC president Dana White believes that fighters are training too hard in the gym and need to lighten up, while fighters and insiders blame the...

Jun 13, 2012 2:06 pm

UFC on FX 3 Salary Report | UFC NEWS

Mike Pyle topped the money list for the UFC’s event on FX 3. Demitrious Johnson and Mike Pierce also topped the salary list with payouts of $40,000. UFC on FX 3 took place last Saturday at BankAtlantic Center in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. The main event featured”Mighty Mouse” Johnson and Ian McCall in a flyweight bout...

Jun 4, 2012 1:52 pm

UFC ON FX 3 Weigh-Ins Set For Thursday | UFC NEWS

The official weigh-in for this Friday’s UFC on FX 3 card are set for Thursday. They are free and open to the public and will take place inside the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. ET (10:30 a.m. PT), with an autograph session with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck...

May 28, 2012 9:30 am

Mike Brown Retires On A High Following Victory Over Pineda At UFC 146 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister After defeating Daniel Pineda at UFC 146 via unanimous decision Mike Brown has decided to retire. After the bout, Dave Meltzer reported in The Wrestling Observer that the 36-year-old Brown, a former WEC champion who had struggled to a 4-3 record since losing the title to Jose Aldo in 2009, had decided...

Apr 24, 2012 4:54 pm

Exclusive: Korean Zombie "I want that belt!"

We were fortunate enough to catch up with rising Korean Top Team star Chan Sung Jung to ask him some questions about his MMA career, as well as his next fight. Here is what the ‘Korean Zombie’ had to say: Chris: First off thank you very much for taking the time to talk to us...

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...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Dec 1, 2011 1:57 am

2011 World MMA Awards Results

The 2011 World MMA Awards took place tonight at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was hosted by outspoken UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, and included awards for categories such as “Fighter Of The Year”, “KO Of The Year”, and “Fight Of The Year” (between the dates September 1st, 2010 and...

Nov 28, 2011 8:16 am

UFC NEWS – George Sotiropoulos Returns Against Takanori Gomi In Japan

A lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC 144 event set to take place in Japan between top lightweight, George Sotiropoulos and Japanese MMA legend Takanori Gomi. UFC officials announced the addition to the card during today’s pre-fight press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan. “UFC 144: Japan” is set to...

Nov 25, 2011 10:58 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: What is the greatest fight in UFC history?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers what fight you thought was the greatest ever in UFC history. With so many analysts, fighters and fans proclaiming that last weekend’s UFC 139 five-round war between Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua earned the prize, we took to our polls to see what our...

Nov 16, 2011 8:02 am

UFC NEWS – Nam Phan Picks Up Jim Hettes As UFC 141 Opponent

UFC officials have put together another matchup for their year end show set to go down on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas and it comes in the form of a featherweight showdown between Nam Phan and Jim Hettes. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Oct 21, 2011 1:08 pm

Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today

Tickets to the 2011 World MMA Awards operated by fighters Only magazine went on sale today and details of the event have been made official. The annual event which honors a wide variety of MMA professionals will take place on Nov. 30 from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and be...

Oct 12, 2011 5:05 am

"UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida" Officially Announced By UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Toronto this December with an epic light heavyweight title fight pitting champion and rising superstar Jon “Bones” Jones against dynamic striker and former titleholder Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. A mere eight months after holding its largest event ever in Toronto, UFC 140: JONES vs. MACHIDA hits the Air Canada...

Oct 10, 2011 2:39 pm

Five Fighters Medically Suspended Following UFC 136

Five UFC 136 competitors have been medically suspended for injuries suffered during last weekend’s UFC 136 event in Houston, Texas. The lengthiest of which was handed to down to main event participant Gray Maynard, who will be out 60 days for his knockout loss to UFC lightweight champion, Frankie Edgar. UFC 136 took place Saturday,...

Oct 7, 2011 2:33 pm

UFC 136 weigh-in results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Frankie Edgar (154.5) vs. Gray Maynard (155) Champ Jose Aldo (145) vs. Kenny Florian (145) Chael Sonnen (185.5) vs. Brian Stann (186) Leonard Garcia (145) vs. Nam Phan (145) Melvin Guillard (155.5) vs. Joe Lauzon (155.5) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Demian Maia (185) vs. Jorge Santiago (185) Anthony Pettis (154.5) vs....

Oct 4, 2011 12:45 pm

UFC 136 Weigh-ins Ceremony Takes Place This Friday From Houston’s Toyota Center

The Weigh-ins ceremony for this weekend’s UFC 136 event are set to take place this Friday at Houston’s Toyota Center. Fighters are expected to hit the scales and make their bouts official starting at 4 p.m. local time (5.pm. ET) and fans are encouraged to attend the free and open to the public event. UFC...

Oct 3, 2011 9:16 am

Countdown To UFC 136 Airs Tonight On Spike

The typical one-hour pre-fight hype show, for all UFC pay-per-view events, kicks off tonight on Spike TV for UFC 136. UFC 136 is set for October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event will feature a main event for the UFC’s lightweight title in a trilogy fight between champion Frankie Edgar...