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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 27, 2012 5:26 pm

UFC 155 Main Card Predictions

  Saturday night the UFC will hold it’s last event of 2012 as they present UFC 155:  Dos Santos vs. Velasquez 2. The organizations top two heavyweights will meet for the second time in 13 months. Their first fight took place last November in Anaheim, CA as part of the first ever UFC card on...

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 19, 2012 12:32 pm

UFC 155: Max Holloway Steps Up To Replace McKenzie Against Garcia | UFC NEWS

Another injury has hit the UFC’s year-end-pay-per-view event. Cody McKenzie has been forced off the card with an injury and on just 10-days’ notice the 21-year-old, Max Holloway has agreed to step in and face Leonard Garcia. UFC officials announced the change via twitter just moments ago. UFC 155 is set to take place on...

Dec 11, 2012 11:22 am

UFC on Fox 5 Prelims On FX Draw Solid TV Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 5 preliminary card topped the 1-million viewers mark for the 8th time.  The FX broadcast followed  prelim fight on Facebook between Scott Jorgensen and John Albert, though that fight also made it to the FX broadcast following the 6 live fights averaging  1.2 million viewers.  That’s up from the 980,000 who tuned in...

Nov 27, 2012 12:27 pm

Alessio Sakara Inks Four Fight UFC Contract Extension | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight Alessio Sakara’s recent disqualification for pummeling Patrick Cote in the head during UFC 154 this month results a A four-fight contract extension.  Sakara’s manager Lex McMahon reveals to mmafighting.com  “We believe this gesture is indicative of the level of respect the UFC has for Alessio and we want to thank Dana White, Joe Silva, Lorenzo...

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...

Nov 3, 2012 3:16 pm

Leonard Garcia vs Cody McKenzie Set for UFC 155

  A battle of featherweights in dire need of a win has been scheduled for UFC 155 in Las Vegas on December 29. The UFC announced that former WEC Featherweight Title Contender Leonard Garcia will meet Ultimate Fighter season 12 contestant Cody McKenzie on the undercard of their year end event. McKenzie is 2-3 inside...

Oct 25, 2012 9:37 am

Michael Johnson vs. Myles Jury added to UFC 155 | UFC News

A lightweight showdown between Michael Johnson (12-6 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Myles Jury (10-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) has been added to the UFC’s year-end card in Las Vegas, Nevada. Johnson has won three straight fights, this after starting his UFC career by going 1-2. His latest win came over Danny Castillo at UFC on FX 5...

Oct 19, 2012 11:57 am

Sonnen Says “The Ultimate Fighter” Is Tougher Than The Olympics | UFC NEWS

“The show is coming up, it’s on FX and it’s coming to a living room near you. I would also like to mention to the media, and I really hope they report this, this show is the single biggest and toughest tournament that we have in this sport. This isn’t a four-man tournament that gets...

Sep 13, 2012 2:04 pm

Belcher vs. Okami II Booked For UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

A middleweight contest between Alan Belcher and Yushin Okami has been booked for the UFC’s year-end-show in Las Vegas. For the two middleweights this bout is a rematch from way back in 2006 where Okami was able to best Belcher via decision at UFC 62. MMAfighting.com was the first to report the match. UFC 155...

Aug 29, 2012 4:59 pm

EDITORIAL | Fights That Educated Fans #1

Sometimes during the course of an MMA bout you might actually learn something. There are times that a fight contains something special, unique to the styles competing inside the Octagon.  When the bout is over you might even feel a little smarter for watching it and have a new word in your UFC vocabulary. They...

Aug 13, 2012 3:05 am

Dana White Confirms Wanderlei Will Compete In UFC Again | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC President Dana White states that former Pride Middleweight Champion Wanderlei Silva will fight in the UFC again. White has been in talks with ‘The Axe Murderer’ recently and confirmed following the UFC 150 post-fight press conference that Wanderlei will compete again in the UFC. “Yeah, he’s going to fight again,” Following...

Jul 18, 2012 10:04 am

Fertitta Breaks Down The Most Important UFC Battles In History | UFC NEWS

The UFC has its fair share of memorable moments unforgettable icons. But where do these historic fights stack up in the eyes of UFC owner, Lorenzo Fertitta? Dave Deibert of Postmedia News shared his top ten list with Fertitta at UFC 148 to get his opinion on these 10 historic fights that helped define the...

Jul 17, 2012 8:41 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick on Silva vs. Sonnen 2 controversy, fighting angry, and more.

Mike Swick is one of the best fighters to come out of the American Kickboxing Academy. Since his appearance on the first The Ultimate Fighter he has proven he belongs in the UFC. Swick has been in big fights and situations where emotions controlled his actions. Perhaps the best example in recent years of this...

Jul 10, 2012 11:52 pm

Mark Munoz Reveals Sonnen Offered To Help Pay For His Elbow Surgery | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister UFC Middleweight contender Mark Munoz in an interview with MMAFighting. Mark Munoz is ready to call out Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva with a win over Chris Weidman at UFC on Fuel TV 4. However back in January Munoz was set to face Chael Sonnen at UFC on Fox: Evans vs. Davis but...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 5, 2012 6:23 pm

Notable fighters who tested positive for Steroids | MMA NEWS

In the ever evolving world of MMA it is imperative that fighters stay healthy and up their game every day. Injuries happen and big fights come up for almost every mixed martial arts athlete. When that stuff happens the temptation to get a little extra kick from banned substances, that edge you need to overcome...

May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 4, 2012 8:57 am

UFC Standing Behind Ross Pearson And DUI Charges | Cleared To Fight

“I talked to him on the phone the day that he got out, and we’re going to help him through it…He’s got 50 guys out there that he’s training with that he could have called. He’s got money; he could have taken a taxi. It’s just one of those bad choices you make at that...

Apr 29, 2012 7:00 pm

BJ Penn completes the line up for the MMA Show Live in Birmingham, UK

By Chase Raymond: Two time UFC champion and MMA legend BJ Penn will complete the line-up for Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo, The MMA Show Live, being held May 12-13 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bj is joining a long list of MMA stars like Dan Henderson, Carlos Condit, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, and...

Apr 29, 2012 11:27 am

Wanderlei Silva: Beating Down the Criticism

I have had it up to here with people calling Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1-1) the underdog in his upcoming fight with Vitor Belfort (21-9), and because you’re reading this, you’ll have to take my word that my hand was high up when I said that first statement. Sure, Wanderlei is in the latter stages of his...