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Feb 28, 2013 9:15 am

Jake Shields vs Tyron Woodley Matchup Rumored for UFC 161 | UFC NEWS

A welterweight matchup between Jake Shields and Tyron Woodley is in the works for a UFC card this summer.  Details about the card, such as the name, are still not clear.  Most likely, the event will be UFC 161 on June 15 in Canada.  The host city is yet to be announced. Jake Shields, the...

Feb 27, 2013 4:46 pm

Cyborg Insults Rousey via Twitter | MMA News

  So the heated rivalry between UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and Cris ‘Cyborg’ Santos is a well documented one. Both fighters have gone back and forth for some time now since they both had homes in Strikeforce. Now, with Cyborg’s new contract with Invicta FC, she is apparently allowed to come over to...

Feb 27, 2013 10:40 am

White: If Aldo moves to 155, he stays at 155 | UFC NEWS

If UFC featherweight Champion Jose Aldo beats Anthony Pettis on Aug. 3, it was reported on BJPENN.COM, that he would receive a lightweight title against the winner of UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson (18-2) versus final Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez (21-2). Henderson and Melendez will meet on Apr. 20 at UFC on FOX 7...


Feb 27, 2013 8:59 am

Dana White Leaning Towards Dan Henderson vs. Rashad Evans | UFC News

  UFC President Dana White stated on UFC Tonight on FUEL TV, that he plans on putting together a light-heavyweight fight between two of the best fighters in the division in Dan Henderson (29-9) and Rashad Evans (17-3-1). Although talk of a potential fight between Evans and Shogun arose, White stated that he had other...

Feb 27, 2013 8:43 am

Benson Asks For GSP Superfight, White Shuts him Down | UFC NEWS

Earlier this evening it was announced on UFC Tonight that current UFC Lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, had asked to face Welterweight champ, Georges St. Pierre, assuming both successfully defend their titles in their upcoming fights.  Unfortunately for Bendo, Dana White immediately shot down the idea. “No, that’s not going to happen…” said White, “Ben Henderson,...

Feb 25, 2013 4:30 pm

Gina Carano a Bigger Fight Than Cyborg Says Rousey’s Manager | UFC NEWS

Fight fans around the world have been itching to see UFC Champ Ronda Rousey square off against former Strikeforce title holder, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos. However, after the brazilian’s recent move to Invicta FC, talk of a “superfight” between Rousey and fighter-turned-actress Gina Carano has emerged. Ronda spoke to the New York Post last week, expressing...

Feb 25, 2013 1:19 pm

BJPENN.COM Updated MMA Rankings: See Who Is In Our Top 10 | UFC NEWS

The UFC released their official rankings a few weeks ago, and many people disagreed with them. Here at BJPENN.com we decided to update our own rankings. When looking at the Heavyweight division rankings, we match up with UFC.com almost identically. Cain Velasquez tops the ladder, with Junior Dos Santos coming in at #2. Fabricio Werdum...

Feb 25, 2013 12:19 pm

UFC 157 Wake: Ronda Rousey’s Bad Reputation | UFC NEWS

In the wake of UFC 157, there is no denying that Ronda Rousey and Liz Carmouche delivered what everyone asked for—a fight. While the sold out crowd at the Honda Center in Anaheim, California were booing the outcome of Dan Henderson and Lyoto Machida’s co-main event sparring match, even the most uneducated spectators knew that...

Feb 25, 2013 12:10 pm

UFC Women’s Division Bulks Up: Sarah Kaufman and Three Others Added | UFC NEWS

In order to build and develop their women’s division, the UFC has signed former Strikeforce fighters Sarah Kaufman, Julie Kedzie, Amanda Nunes, and Germaine de Randamie. Fox Sports reporter A.J. Perez confirmed the signings via Twitter: Here are the four newest UFC women under contract per Dana White: Germaine de Randamie, Julie Kedzie, Sarah Kaufman,...

Feb 25, 2013 11:48 am

Winner of Tate vs. Zingano Could be Next to Face Rousey for Belt I UFC News

After its stellar indoctrination to the UFC this past weekend, the organization’s female bantamweight division looks to be a very promising addition.  Women’s MMA attracts a fan-base that may have eluded the UFC for some time, speaking to the sport’s potential to continue its already rapid growth world-wide. But if we look beyond the novelty...

Feb 25, 2013 11:37 am

Machida to get the next crack at the light heavyweight title | UFC NEWS

Though he didn’t likely win over any new fans, Lyoto Machida’s performance at UFC 157 did earn him something much more important; another crack at the light heavyweight title. Machida won a 29-28, 29-28, 28-29 split decision over Dan Henderson last Saturday UFC president Dana White confirmed during the UFC 157 post-fight press conference that...

Feb 22, 2013 11:12 pm

Exclusive | Sarah Kaufman: “I’m on loan from the UFC to Invicta” | UFC News

Months have turned to weeks, weeks have turned into days and now we are just hours away from witnessing the first ever female UFC fight between champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Liz Carmouche in the main event of UFC 157. It’s a pivotal moment for female fighters all over the world and while all of...

Feb 21, 2013 9:35 am

Exclusive | Invicta President Shannon Knapp on Cyborg: “Everyone Deserves a Second Chance” | MMA News

After years of fighting harder just to be accepted, after being constantly demoralized by ignorant doubters and after outperforming their male counterparts at almost every turn, women will finally step foot inside the UFC’s Octagon this Saturday night. UFC women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey will defend her newly appointed crown against former U.S Marine Liz...

Feb 21, 2013 9:29 am

Jake Ellenberger offended – Johny Hendricks asked for less dangerous fight | UFC NEWS

Jake Ellenberger felt offended when his previous opponent, Johny Hendricks, asked UFC President Dana White to fight Carlos Condit instead. “I’m offended that Johny Hendricks called Dana to ask him to fight Condit. I’m going to choose my words carefully here, but I think that he wanted a less dangerous fight in my opinion,” Ellenberger...

Feb 20, 2013 10:16 am

Betting Odds: Alexander Gustafsson Opens as Favorite Over Gegard Mousasi | UFC NEWS

Following the announcement of their bout at UFC on Fuel TV 9 on April 6 in Sweden, odds makers have released an opening line for Alexander Gustafsson vs. Gegard Mousasi.  The odds favor Gustafsson with the advantage, as seen on BestFightOdds.com.  This is not surprising for the young Swedish fighter, who is coming off a...

Feb 20, 2013 9:47 am

Invicta FC to implement random drug testing following Cyborg signing | MMA NEWS

Call it a coincidence, but Invicta FC recently announced that it will be implementing random drug tests at all future events just days after signing famed failed PED test taker, Cris “Cyborg” Santos. Through MMA Junkie, Invicta FS stated: “For the first time in its short history, Invicta FC will utilize random drug testing for...

Feb 19, 2013 11:20 am

Five Great Guests Join BJPenn.Com Radio Wednesday Night at 8pm EST

  Join hosts Bryan Levick and Mitch Ciccarelli this Wednesday night beginning at 8pm. We will go over this past Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 7 card as well as preview this coming Saturday’s historic UFC 157 event featuring the first female fight in UFC history. Joining us will be World Series of Fighting welterweight Josh...

Feb 19, 2013 10:29 am

Nate Marquardt Not Woodley Set To Face Jake Ellenberger at UFC 158 | UFC NEWS

When Rory MacDonald withdrew from UFC 158 with a neck injury, it left Carlos Condit withour an opponent. Not one to seize an opportunity, Johny Hendricks stepped up and took the co-main event fight. However, this left Hendrick’s original opponent, Jake Ellenberger, in the same position Condit was just in. There was talk of Tyron...

Feb 18, 2013 11:13 am

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Lands Lead In Film, Does All His Own Stunts | UFC NEWS

  Former Strikeforce Lightweight Champion Josh Thomson rarely gets the credit he deserves or the acknowledgement of being one of the top lightweights in the world. It may be due to the fact that his first run in the UFC was very brief or because he has dealt with a lot of injuries through the...

Feb 18, 2013 10:48 am

Dana White Puzzled Over Cyborg’s Move To Invicta | UFC NEWS

Over the weekend Dana White confirmed his knowledge of Former Women’s StrikeForce Featherweight Champion, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos, signing with Invicta Fighting Championship. An all women’s organization in which Santos could find an opponent at 145 lbs. The confusion comes into play after Santos signed with Invicta, not because she is going to be fighting with...