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Oct 6, 2011 9:23 am

Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida Booked For UFC 140 Main Event

The UFC has booked a mega fight for their main event in Toronto this December in the form of Jon Jones vs. Lyoto Machida. Rashad Evans was originally tapped to face Jones in his next title defense, however, due to an injured thumb Evans will not be able to make the UFC 140 card and...

Oct 5, 2011 1:32 pm

RUMOR: Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans On Tap For UFC 140 Main Event (UPDATED)

The rivalry between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was rumored to finally get settled as MMAFighting.com broke news that the two were likely to headline UFC 140 in Toronto, Canada.  However, UFC president Dana White says the fight isn’t happening, as he explained via his Twitter account: “Just did a 2 hour press conf at...

Oct 5, 2011 12:40 pm

Brian Stann On Lack Of Trash Talk Coming From UFC 136 Opponent, Chael Sonnen

“I told everybody from the start that I didn’t think it was going to happen, and I’ve said this a couple of times where I believe that Chael is very genuine when he says that if he has a problem with somebody, he’ll speak it, and when he doesn’t have a problem with somebody, he...


Oct 5, 2011 9:40 am

UFC on Fox 1 Gets DaMarques Johnson vs. Clay Harvison

After their original meeting fell through due to a Johnson injury, UFC officials have booked the duo for another contest, this time on their UFC on Fox card scheduled for November. According to reports, both DaMarques Johnson and Clay Harvison have verbally agreed to face each other on November 12. The two were originally scheduled...

Oct 5, 2011 8:15 am

Lyoto Machida Ponders On Possible Punishment Handed Down By The UFC

“It’s hard to say that it exists (a punishment by the UFC). Maybe so, maybe not, perhaps they’re keeping me on the sidelines, but I don’t believe that. I met with Lorenzo Fertitta in Rio and he talked to me, he said what happened was in the past, for me not to worry. But I...

Oct 5, 2011 6:00 am

Watch the UFC 136 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (12p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 136pre-fight press conference today at 12 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC pay-per-view featuring a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and Gray Maynard. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live...

Oct 4, 2011 2:09 pm

789,000 Households Tuned In to UFC on Versus 6

Last weekend’s UFC on Versus 6 event drew in an average television audience of 786,000 viewers. The number marks a flight increase from UFC on Versus 5 which drew 766,000. The number makes the show the third most watched in series history. UFC on Versus 6 featured a bantamweight title fight between champion, Dominick Cruz...

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 4, 2011 12:03 pm

Two More Bouts Added To UFC on Fox 1

Four additional fighters have been booked for the UFC on Fox 1 show. Robert Peralta and Mackens Semerzier as well as Paul Bradley and Mike Pierce have agreed to step opposite each other on the UFC’s November show in Anaheim. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim,...

Oct 4, 2011 10:22 am

Rosa vs. Lucas Added To UFC on Fox 1 Card

In his pursuit towards greatness in the light-heavyweight division, the former heavyweight fighter, Aaron Rosa has booked a bout with Matt Lucas set for the UFC on Fox 1 card this November. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place on November 12 from the Honda Center in Anaheim California. The historic event will...

Oct 4, 2011 10:14 am

MANDALAY BAY TO HOST CLOSED CIRCUIT VIEWING PARTY FOR UFC 137: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT

When the overwhelming demand for event tickets for UFC 137: ST-PIERRE vs. CONDIT resulted in an immediate sellout, the Ultimate Fighting Championship and Mandalay Bay needed to create the next best thing to being inside the Events Center. Thus, the companies announced today that they will host a closed circuit viewing event with large projection...

Oct 3, 2011 4:36 pm

UFC 136 Prelim Card To Stream Live On Facebook

Up until this afternoon it was unknown what would become of this weekend’s preliminary card but as usual the UFC is going to provide those fights for free on the popular social network of facebook.com. UFC 136 is set for October 8 from the Toyota Center in Houston Texas. The pay-per-view event will feature a...

Oct 3, 2011 4:32 pm

Fans encouraged to attend Wednesday’s UFC 136 pre-fight press conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference this Wednesday to promote this weekend’s UFC 136 pay-per-view card. Fans are invited to attend the public event located at The Toyota Center in Houston, TX. The event is set to kick off at 11 a.m. (doors open at 10 a.m.) local time and will feature event...

Oct 3, 2011 4:23 pm

Dong Hyun Kim vs. Sean Pierson Latest Addition To UFC 141

UFC officials have announced the addition of a welterweight bout to Decembers Las Vegas card. Dong Hyun Kim and Sean Pierson have agreed to meet inside the Octagon on December 30. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event...

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...

Oct 3, 2011 9:09 am

Gilbert Melendez Ready To Rise Through The UFC Ranks And Prove He’s Number 1

“It’s exciting that the boss definitely wants me over to the UFC, because it’s definitely a good move for me. As far as I’m concerned (Jorge) Masvidal is the next guy on my list, and I’m focusing 100-percent on him, so before I get too excited, I’m just focusing on tearing that guy up. But...

Oct 3, 2011 8:10 am

Strikeforce Champ Gilbert Melendez UFC Bound Says White

“Yeah, we do want to bring Gilbert Melendez over, and we’re looking at it right now. We’re looking to bring Gilbert Melendez over ASAP. [The title shot] is a possibility. The thing is with that division, it’s so stacked, there are a lot of possibilities. We’ll see what happens with the timing.” During this past...

Oct 3, 2011 7:48 am

UFC on Versus 6 Sets Attendance and Gate Records

This past weekend the UFC proved that they can enter a new market and set the bar higher than ever. Saturday’s UFC on Versus 6 was a record setting show in regards to the UFC’s “Versus” cards. Headlined by a bantamweight title fight, the show set records in both attendance (at 9,380) and live gate...

Oct 1, 2011 8:29 pm

UFC on Versus 6 Results

MAIN CARD: Dominick Cruz def. Demetrious Johnson via unanimous decision (50-45, 49-46, 50-45) – to retain UFC bantamweight title. Stefan Struve def. Pat Barry via submission (triangle choke) – Round 2, 3:22. * SUBMISSION OF THE NIGHT Anthony Johnson def. Charlie Brenneman via TKO (kick) – Round 1, 2:49. *KNOCK OUT OF THE NIGHT Matt...

Oct 1, 2011 2:20 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Says He's Headed To The UFC

“I signed with the UFC!  I’m very excited to be a part of the UFC and test my skills with the crème de la crème of MMA. I wanna thank the UFC and Dana White for this opportunity. I will shake up the welterweight division! Also special thanks to my team Golden Glory!” The reigning Shooto...