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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...

Feb 18, 2013 10:41 am

Barnett vs. JDS Was The Plan According To UFC Boss | UFC NEWS

If Josh Barnett (32-6) signed with the UFC, he would have fought the former heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos. “Josh Barnett is a fly by the seat of his pants kind of guy, he does his own thing, beats to his own (expletive) drum. Josh Barnett’s never been a guy to say I don’t want...

Feb 16, 2013 10:25 am

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fuel TV: Barao vs. McDonald Edition | UFC NEWS

The UFC is certainly spoiling mixed martial arts fans during the month of February. For the second time in two weeks the promotion has an exciting main event title fight scheduled. On February 2nd at UFC 156, Jose Aldo defended his UFC Featherweight Championship against former UFC lightweight kingpin Frankie Edgar. It’s safe to say...

Feb 16, 2013 10:03 am

Cris Cyborg Leaves UFC, Gets First Opponent Booked Under Invicta Banner | MMA NEWS

Pound-for-pound great and devastating featherweight (145 pounds) KO artist Cris Cyborg (10-1, 1 NC) of Curitiba, Brazil has signed a multi-fight agreement with women’s world championship Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) promotion Invicta Fighting Cha! mpionships, it was announced tonight on “Inside MMA” on AXS TV. Cyborg will make her Invicta FC debut against streaking submission...

Feb 15, 2013 3:58 pm

Vitor Belfort Cleared to use TRT again in Brazil | UFC NEWS

If Vitor Belfort wants to submit himself to TRT therapy once again for his upcoming fight in Brazil, he has received the green light for it by the Brazilian Athletic Comission (CABMMA), as reported by TATAME.  “The Phenom” has agreed to fight former Strikeforce champion Luke Rockhold on the main event of UFC on FX 8, in...

Feb 15, 2013 3:57 pm

Paulo Thiago Set to Return at UFC Brazil In May | UFC NEWS

Brazilian welterweight Paulo Thiago is the latest addition to the UFC’s return to his homecountry in May, as reported by TATAME earlier today. The event, known as UFC on FX 8, will be headlined by a battle of middleweight contenders between Vitor Belfort and Luke Rockhold. Thiago’s opponent is yet to be confirmed. Regardless of who’s...

Feb 15, 2013 11:07 am

EXCLUSIVE | Josh Thomson Wants What’s Owed to Him; A UFC Title Shot | UFC NEWS

  To read part one of our exclusive interview with Josh Thomson click here: A few weeks back we had Gilbert Melendez on BJPenn.Com Radio and he alluded to the fact that Nate Diaz was poked in the eye during his UFC lightweight title fight against Benson Henderson, which may hindered his performance. Keep in mind...

Feb 15, 2013 9:52 am

Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza vs. Costa Philippou Official for UFC on FX 8 | UFC News

  As the Strikeforce imports start getting their first fights inside the Octagon, MMA fans held their collective breath to see where the Strikeforce elite would end up and who would be across the Octagon from them in their first UFC bout. Ronaldo ‘Jacare’ Souza (17-3, 1 NC) finally has that bout as reported by...

Feb 14, 2013 9:59 am

Dana White Confirms Luke Rockhold vs Vitor Belfort UFC Brazil | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White confirmed that plans are in place for Vitor Belfort vs. Luke Rockhold yesterday while in London. A date and venue have not been confirmed yet, but it will likely take place during the second quarter of 2013. The fight will headline a major event in Brazil, and the winner will most...

Feb 14, 2013 9:52 am

UFC Boss Confirms They Have Cut Ties With Cris “Cyborg” Santos | UFC NEWS

Cris “Cyborg” Santos will no longer fight in the UFC. UFC President Dana White confirmed that the fighter has been released at the UFC on Fuel TV 7: Barao vs. McDonald Pre-Fight Press Conference that happened Feb. 13 in London. White wasn’t happy that Santos refuses to make 135 pounds for a fight against Ronda...

Feb 12, 2013 4:10 pm

Rousey: Cyborg: ‘Fading into being irrelevant’ | UFC NEWS

The ongoing tit for tat between Ronda Rousey and Cris “Cyborg” Santos continued Tuesday during the UFC 157 conference call. When prodded by the media about her thoughts on Santos asking to get cut loose from her UFC contract, Rousey , the UFC 135-pound champ, hurled this salvo: “I think she’s just kind of making...

Feb 12, 2013 4:05 pm

Why Is Ronda Rousey Single? Her Mom Spills The Beans | UFC NEWS

The folks at BloodyElbow.com got ahold of Ronda Rousey’s mother, who talks about Cyborg, charity, and why Ronda doesn’t have a boyfriend. “I worry about her all the time, I think I’ll be 95 and she’ll be in her 70’s and I will still worry about her,” said Dr. DeMars, laughing. “One thing that concerns...

Feb 12, 2013 11:54 am

Cyborg on Rousey: “She’s running from me” | UFC NEWS

In a recent interview with Fight Hub TV, Cristiane “Cyborg” Santos discussed her request for release from Zuffa as well as the ongoing verbal banter between herself and current UFC Women’s Bantamweight Champion, Ronda Rousey. In the video, Cyborg remains adamant that she will not drop to 135.  She suggests that she could make 140...

Feb 12, 2013 11:54 am

UFC NEWS | Mendes Vs Guida Official For UFC On FOX 7

With the recent news that Manny Gamburyan was not going to compete at UFC 157 against fellow featherweight, and former title challenger, Chad “Money” Mendes (13-1) due to injury, the UFC was unable to find a replacement to step up against Mendes with under 2 weeks’ notice. Now the promotion has moved Mendes to the...

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....

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 11, 2013 10:02 am

Benson Henderson Wants Eddie Alvarez In The UFC | UFC NEWS

The UFC lightweight champion is a busy man; he has an upcoming fight with Strikeforce’s last 155 lb. champ on April 20th, but that hasn’t stopped him from setting his sights on another former champ. Henderson thinks it would be a great idea to bring former Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez over to the UFC....

Feb 9, 2013 2:22 pm

Alloway vs. LaFlare Added to UFC on Fuel 9

In addition to Ross Pearson vs. Ryan Couture and Philip DeFries vs. Matt Mitrione, welterweights Ben “Benny Blanco” Alloway and Ryan LaFlare will square off at UFC on Fuel 9, which is the promotion’s return to the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 6, 2013. Alloway, the 31-year-old fighting out of Fiore MMA...