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Dec 29, 2011 8:40 am

UFC NEWS – T.J. Waldburger vs. Jake Hecht Set For UFC on FOX 2

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second scheduled show on Fox affiliate station, FX. T.J. Waldburger and Jake Hecht have agreed to face each other in the UFC’s return trip to Australia. Hecht confirmed the bout this morning via his official twitter account. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a...

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

Dec 28, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – YouTube Post Of “Countdown To UFC 141” Out Draws Fuel TV Airing

This past week the UFC and Fuel TV aired the latest installment of the UFC’s countdown series, “Countdown to UFC 141” and it drew in a meager 15,000 viewers with a 0.03 household rating in the male 18-49 demographic and an all-time low of 0.0 rating in men 18-34. Interestingly enough, the UFC put out...

Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 23, 2011 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Munoz Says The UFC Can Cancel Security Plans For Sonnen In Brazil

And that’s because Chael Sonnen won’t be getting his title shot against Anderson Silva after Mark is done with him. That is of course, according to Munoz… “They don’t need to have security around (Sonnen) because he ain’t going to Brazil. I kind of feel disrespected a little bit, but you know what? It is...

Dec 23, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna Added To UFC on FX 2

A light-heavyweight contest has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in March. Aaron Rosa will meet Australian native James Te Huna on the UFC on FX 2 fight card. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

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 21, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Phil Davis Not Impressed With The Wrestling Of Rashad Evans

“Rashad is the same old Rashad, which is very dangerous and very skilled. I mean, he definitely has gotten better over the years but I think he’s the same old guy. The problem is that we’re both known for excellent wrestling but only one of us actually has it. So, I’m thinking about using the...

Dec 21, 2011 4:16 am

UFC NEWS – Lamas Steps In For Koch Against Poirier At UFC 143

As we announced yesterday afternoon, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 143 bout against Dustin Poirier due to an injury suffered during training. The UFC promised a replacement and UFC president Dana White announced early this morning that one has been booked. Rising 145 pound fighter, Ricardo Lamas has agreed to...

Dec 20, 2011 4:11 pm

UFC NEWS -UFC 143's Erik Koch Forced Out Of Bout With Dustin Poirier With Injury

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce yet another fighter injury resulting in a change of card. Erik Koch has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Dustin Poirier with an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials stated that they will keep Poirier on the card and a replacement opponent...

Dec 19, 2011 9:37 am

UFC NEWS – Lorenzo Fertitta: “11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out”

“…our biggest issue lately has been 11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out and required replacement fighters. It’s like there’s been a hex over us. So it’s been a challenge to run the business how we’ve planned to. Forcing to shuffle in guys, re-scramble … it takes the steam out of your...

Dec 19, 2011 8:51 am

UFC NEWS – Caio Magalhaes In For Nedkov Against Maldonado At UFC 142

In the last minute reshuffling of UFC 142, the UFC has etched their final “replacement” contract for their return trip to Brazil. UFC newcomer Caio Magalhaes will fill the final void on UFC 142 left by Staslov Nedkov and face Fabio Maldonado next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from...

Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 15, 2011 11:13 am

UFC NEWS – All UFC on FOX 1 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The California State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the UFC on FOX 1 drug test screenings conducted on fourteen of the night’s professional athletes. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Aaron Rosa, Clay Guida, Mackens Semerzier, Ricardo Lamas, Pablo Garza, Robert Peralta, DaMarques Johnson, Cub Swanson, Clay Harvison, Matt Lucas, Benson Henderson and Dustin...

Dec 14, 2011 11:34 am

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian Leaves ESPN's MMA Live: Set To Host "UFC Tonight" On FUEL TV

Authentic Sports Management today announced that Kenny “Ken-Flo” Florian will serve as a host of “UFC Tonight,” a weekly news show that debuts in January on Fuel TV as part of the seven-year broadcasting deal with FOX networks. The show will become a primary source of news and information for Fuel TV viewers and fans...

Dec 14, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Prelims To Air on FX

Up until yesterday afternoon the UFC 142 preliminary card had no broadcast home. While the UFC has plans to feature all preliminary fights on FUEL TV in 2012, FUEL officials advised that if for some reason a card would not fit within their broadcast calendar an alternative FOX affiliate would be selected. For that reason,...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...

Dec 13, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 1's Semerzier vs. Peralta Ruled A No Contest By CSAC

If you failed to tune in on Facebook for the UFC on Fox 1 preliminary card bouts than you missed a very controversial stoppage in the fight between Mackens Semerzier and Robert Peralta. The two bantamweight fighters went back and forth throughout the majority of the fight, with an edge conceivably given to Mackens for...

Dec 13, 2011 11:58 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia: I can Submit Michael Bisping

“He has a good submission defense but it doesn’t matter. I’ve fought guys before that have never been submitted before many times and I’ve submitted them. I know I have the chance to submit him.” In a recent interview with mmafighting.com, top UFC middleweight fighter Demian Maia tells the guys that he believes he can...

Dec 9, 2011 9:15 am

UFC NEWS – Pierce Replaces Condit Against Koscheck At UFC 143

With the void left by GSP, the welterweight division has again had to be shuffled. We announced earlier in the week that Carlos Condit will now face Nick Diaz for the UFC’s interim welterweight title and that booking left Josh Koscheck without an opponent. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday evening to announce that Koscheck...

Dec 8, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Jacoby vs. Camozzi Added To UFC on FOX 2

UFC officials have announced the addition of a middleweight bout to nest month’s UFC on FOX 2 event. Both Justin Jacoby and Chris Camozzi have agreed to face off on the evenings preliminary card. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In...

Dec 8, 2011 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – Michael Bisping Chael Sonnen’s Chael Sonnen Right Next To Him

“Well, he’s just another person that had his shot. I seem to remember him getting tapped out just like Chael did. Both of these guys have a problem with submission defense. If he’s bitter about it, don’t talk shit about me about it just because you blew your shot.” During yesterday’s UFC on FOX 2...