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Apr 24, 2012 1:42 pm

UFC Vet Tim Hague Joins New MFC Heavyweight Ranks | MMA NEWS

The Maximum Fighting Championship is resurrecting a heavyweight division, and there’s bigger way to do it than by signing world-ranked and Canada’s top big man Tim “The Thrashing Machine” Hague. Hague (13-5) has agreed to a multi-fight, exclusive deal with the Maximum Fighting Championship that will launch with a bout in the semi-main event of...

Apr 16, 2012 11:19 am

All Former UFC Light-Heavyweight Champions Weigh-In On Jones vs. Evans

Some of the greatest names in the sport’s pantheon have held and fought for the UFC’s 205lbs title since its inception in 1997, including Hall of Famers Randy Couture and Chuck Liddell and iconic fighters including Vitor Belfort, Tito Ortiz and “Rampage” Jackson.   The light heavyweight title – which was called the middleweight title...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...


Mar 6, 2012 1:59 pm

Overeem vs. JDS Heavyweight Title Fight Official For UFC 146 In May

We announced this a month ago, but the UFC has now confirmed our rumor as fact. Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the bout as official just moments ago. UFC 146 is set to go down on May 26 at Las...

Feb 11, 2012 8:17 pm

Strikeforce Light-heavyweight Roger Gracie Latest To Join UFC Roster

As recently confirmed by sources close to the fighter, Strikeforce light-heavyweight, Roger Gracie has inked a deal with the UFC. Over the past few weeks Roger has been making headlines due to his dwindling BJJ competition schedule and shifted focus to MMA training full-time. Now we have our answers as to why. Roger was undefeated...

Jan 30, 2012 1:43 pm

UFC NEWS | Jon Jones Asked For A Top 10 Heavyweight Before The Year Is Up

“I actually asked Dana and Lorenzo if I could take a fight [at heavyweight] for the fans at the end of 2012. I figure, beating Henderson and Rashad, there would be a period of waiting on who I am going to fight next and during that period, at the end of 2012 I requested to...

Dec 21, 2011 11:30 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Latest Heavyweight To Make The Jump From Strikeforce To The UFC

Probably best known for ending the hype of wrestling star Bobby Lashley, Chad Griggs is one of many heavyweights on the Strikeforce roster with huge amounts of potential. He now gets to test that potential in the Octagon. It was recently announced that Strikeforce is intending on halting all heavyweight fights at the conclusion of...

Dec 20, 2011 11:56 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Happy To Welcome Strikeforce Heavyweights To The UFC

“We don’t have the type of depth that the other weight classes have and I think it’s only a benefit to move them (Strikeforce heavyweights) over to us. I guess I have a bad taste in my mouth because of what happened when I first started my career. I had to always hear about, ‘Oh,...

Nov 18, 2011 9:28 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who Will Be The UFC Light-Heavyweight Champ in 2012?

In our inaugural polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers who you thought would be the UFC’s 205 pound champion in the coming year. With the main event between “Shogun” Rua and Dan Henderson going down this weekend and a title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida in just a few weeks, the...

Feb 23, 2017 11:36 am

‘UFC Fight Night: Halifax’ medical suspensions

This past weekend in Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada, fight fans tuned in for an exciting night of fights headlined by a heavyweight tilt between streaking contender Derrick ‘The Black Beast’ Lewis and heavyweight veteran Travis Browne. The fight was an extremely exciting one, with Browne nearly finishing Lewis with body kicks early in the fight,...

Feb 22, 2017 10:22 am

UFC 209 Woodley vs. Thompson 2: Official Fight Card

The next UFC fight card on the horizon is UFC 209, a stacked pay-per-view that will emanate from Las Vegas’ T-Mobile Arena on March 4. This anticipated fight card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley and Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson, who fought to an action-packed draw in the...

Feb 21, 2017 8:31 am

Ed Herman withdraws from UFC 209 with an injury

In a few short weeks, the UFC will return to glimmering Las Vegas, Nevada with UFC 209. This anticipated card will be headlined by a welterweight title rematch between champion Tyron “The Chosen One” Woodley, and challenger Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson. The co-main event, meanwhile, will pit the undefeated Khabib Nurmagomedov against the streaking Tony Ferguson...

Feb 20, 2017 9:51 am

Former UFC flyweight title challenger Kyoji Horiguchi signs with Rizin FF

Over the last few weeks, the UFC has generated some significant controversy by releasing a handful of top-flight fighters from their roster. Some of the more noteworthy of these fighters are ranked light heavyweights Ryan Bader, Misha Cirkunov and Nikita Krylov and streaking welterweight star Lorenz Larkin. Perhaps the most talented and promising fighter of...

Feb 20, 2017 8:04 am

Athlete Outfitting Pay for UFC Halifax: Johny Hendricks tops payroll at $15,000

On Sunday night, the UFC touched down in snowy Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada for the second time. In the card’s main event, we saw streaking heavyweight destroyer Derrick Lewis collect another skull by weathering an early storm to KO Travis Browne in the second. In the co-main event, meanwhile, we saw former welterweight champ Johny Hendricks...

Feb 19, 2017 8:55 pm

UFC Halifax Results: Derrick Lewis KO’s Travis Browne (Highlights)

UFC Halifax Results: Derrick Lewis vs. Travis Browne A heavyweight bout between Derrick Lewis and Travis Browne served as the main event of tonight’s UFC Fight Night 105 event in Halifax, Canada. Round one begins and Lewis charges forward with a right to the body that just misses. Browne lands a big leg kick. He...

Feb 19, 2017 3:27 pm

UFC Halifax Live Results

Unable to catch tonight’s UFC Fight Night 105 card in Halifax? BJPENN.com has you covered! Stay glued to this page for up to the minute live results from tonight’s action. UFC Fight Night 105 is headlined by a heavyweight showdown between surging contender Derrick Lewis and the always dangerous Travis Browne. In the evenings co-main...

Feb 19, 2017 9:35 am

VIDEO | Get pumped for UFC Halifax by watching Travis Browne crush Josh Barnett

Later tonight, in the main event of UFC Halifax, dangerous Hawaiian heavyweight Travis Browne will attempt to correct an unfortunate, two fight losing streak. His opportunity to do so will come against the streaking Derrick Lewis. Though Browne has recently fallen on tough times, there was a time not all that long ago when he...

Feb 19, 2017 6:03 am

Ranked fighters Nikita Krylov and Kyoji Horiguchi removed from UFC roster

Over the last few weeks, the UFC has generated some controversy by removing a number of high profile fighters from its roster. The most high-profile fighters to part ways with the organization have been light heavyweight talents Ryan Bader and Misha Cirkunov, and welterweight star Lorenz Larkin. Other names to be scratched off the UFC...

Feb 15, 2017 9:30 am

Former two-division WSOF champ David Branch has signed with the UFC

Earlier this month, we learned that World Series of Fighting star David Branch had entered free agency. Branch, who was the champion of both the WSOF light heavyweight and middleweight divisions, made this announcement on a recent episode of The MMA Hour. “I’m officially a free agent,” he said on the show. “I’m going to be...

Feb 15, 2017 8:55 am

Rashad Evans receives medical clearance for UFC 209 middleweight debut

In September of 2016, it was announced that former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans would be making a long discussed drop to middleweight for a fight with Strikeforce veteran Tim Kennedy. The two fighters were expected to face off on the undercard of UFC 205. Unfortunately, this fight was scrapped at the last minute when the New...

Feb 14, 2017 11:33 am

Fedor Emelianenko explains why he chose Bellator over the UFC

This weekend, MMA icon Fedor Emelianenko will make his highly anticipated return to the cage when he steps into the Bellator MMA cage against former UFC heavyweight Matt Mitrione. Emelianenko will be returning to the cage for the first time since his controversial majority decision win over Fabio Maldonado at EFN 50 back in June,...

Feb 14, 2017 6:40 am

UFC London gets new welterweight co-main event

For several weeks, we have known that a light heavyweight scrap between British knockout artist Jimi Manuwa and American wrestler Corey Anderson would serve as the main event of the UFC’s March 18 return to London, England. Now, we also know the card’s co-main event. London’s co-main event spot will be filled by a welterweight...