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Nov 3, 2011 1:05 pm

Report: Early Estimates Show PPV buy rate for UFC 137 at 280,000

While we will never know the truth of the matter, the lone source for UFC pay-per-view figures has and always will be, Mr. Dave Meltzer. When people talk of buys, stating this PPV did this amount and this one did that, it is all based on his industry intelligence. The UFC never confirms figures, nor...

Nov 3, 2011 10:18 am

This Weekends UFC 138 Event Sets Live Gate Record For LG Arena

The UFC has taken over another Arena’s revenue record, this time in their return trip to England. With 20-years in operation, Birmingham England’s LG Arena has notched a new note in their history this week with the UFC 138 Live Gate figures. A near sellout, the UFC’s managing director of international development Mr. Marshall Zelaznik...

Nov 3, 2011 9:08 am

UFC 138: Chris Leben Explains Fighting Style

“For me to take two hits to land one, that’s a calibrated risk that I’ve taken. It’s generally in my gameplan because if I can get that guy suckered into thinking he can hit me a few times, I put my head down, catch a few on top of the head and then come back...


Nov 2, 2011 12:27 pm

UFC on Fox Weigh-ins to Air Live on Fuel TV

During today’s UFC on Fox pre-fight media call, UFC president Dana White confirmed that they will take the weigh-ins live to FOX network station, Fuel TV. If the information was delivered accurately, the UFC on Fox weigh-ins will take place next Friday, Nov. 11 at 7 p.m. ET. UFC on Fox 1 is set to...

Nov 1, 2011 11:56 am

Anthony Johnson moves To middleweight to take on Vitor Belfort at UFC 142

In a somewhat startling development, the oversized welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has agreed to move up in weight to take on Vitor Belfort in Brazil this upcoming January. UFC officials confirmed the booking this afternoon. “Verbal agreements in for what should be an explosive matchup as powerhouse Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson moves up to middleweight to...

Nov 1, 2011 10:39 am

UFC 137 Prelims Special On Spike Draw 1.1 Million Viewers

The latest installment of the UFC and Spike TV’s “UFC Prelims” special drew in 1.1 million viewers and an overall 0.8 household rating this past Saturday. Spike TV officials confirmed the numbers this afternoon. Headlined by a lightweight bout between Donald Cerrone and Dennis Siver, the Spike Prelims special featured two action packed fights both...

Nov 1, 2011 10:10 am

Talyor injured, out of UFC 138 bout with Njokuani

Another change has been made to this weekend’s UFC 138 card due to an injury. The UK’s Paul Taylor has reportedly suffered whiplash in a car accident that took place yesterday and as a result has been forced out of his scheduled bout with Anthony Njokuani. With just a few days left until fight night,...

Nov 1, 2011 8:20 am

Jose Aldo vs. Chad Mendes Booked For UFC 142

The UFC has set in motion plans to bring another Brazilian champion to his native soil for a title-fight of epic proportions. According to reports, Jose Aldo has agreed to defend his UFC featherweight title against long-time number one contender, Chad Mendes. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de...

Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 1, 2011 7:45 am

Diaz vs. Cerrone To Serve As UFC 141 Co-Main Event

We announced just yesterday that a lightweight bout between Diaz and Cerrone had been added to the UFC’s December 30th card. Come to find out, the UFC has now opted to put the two lightweight fighters in as the co-main event of the evening. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at...

Nov 1, 2011 7:30 am

UFC 137 Medical Suspensions Report

10 UFC 137 fighters will be forced on the shelf for a period of time as specified by The Nevada State Athletic Commission for damages suffered during last weekends pay-per-view event. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a...

Nov 1, 2011 6:00 am

UFC 138 Prelims to Stream Live on Facebook

Next Saturday’s UFC 138 main card is scheduled to air for free on SPIKE TV but will be showing on a tape delay because of the location of the fights (England). However, even though the main card will be on a delay the night’s preliminary fights are still set to stream LIVE on Facebook earlier...

Oct 31, 2011 11:22 am

UFC 137: BJ Penn's Message To The Fans

“I want to thank all the fans for their love and support. I have decided to take some time off to enjoy life, train and teach. I will keep you guys posted with what’s next.” – BJ Penn

Oct 31, 2011 10:50 am

UFC 137 Salary Report

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and...

Oct 31, 2011 10:28 am

Nate Diaz Books Donald Cerrone For UFC 141

Ask and you shall receive… After last weekend’s destruction of Dennis Siver, surging lightweight fighter, Donald Cerrone proclaimed that he wanted to be included on a fight card this December. The UFC apparently took note and granted him his wish. In his toughest test to date, Cerrone will take on Nate Diaz in a lightweight...

Oct 29, 2011 10:33 pm

The Post-UFC 137 Victory Article

Somewhere in Stockton California there are celebrations going on this evening. But here in my hotel room in Las Vegas and in homes and bars across Hawaii we mourn. BJ Penn took defeat to Nick Diaz tonight in their UFC 137 main-event clash. Diaz was able to put a pace on Penn that eventually broke...

Oct 29, 2011 9:34 pm

UFC 137 Results: Diaz, Penn, Cerrone & Palaszewski Take home $75k Bonus

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this evening from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and most...

Oct 29, 2011 4:33 pm

Official UFC 137 Discussion Thread

Tonight’s UFC 137 pay-per-view event goes down live in just a few hours. Two of the best welterweights in the world are now set to square off and the weigh-ins yesterday heated up in a major way. Use this thread to share your reactions to the fights, send wishes to BJ or debate with your...

Oct 29, 2011 4:22 pm

Watch the UFC 137 Post Fight Press Conference Today on BJPENN.COM

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 post fight press conference live today from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV at the conclusion of tonight’s pay-per-view event.. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view...