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Apr 20, 2012 5:20 am

Nothing Is Certain For UFC Brazil, Venue Switch On The Horizon?

By Dustin Moore: Unforeseen complications have left the highly anticipated rematch between Anderson Silva and Chael Sonnen in jeopardy. The UFC may have to move the event move from a soccer stadium in Rio (Which has the capacity to hold 80,000 fans, making this the biggest event in UFC history) to the MGM grand in...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 18, 2012 6:40 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Do Main Event Feuds Translate to Big Money?

By Ryan Busuttil: Jones-Evans. Silva-Sonnen II. Cruz-Faber III. These 3 fights are all main eventing UFC Pay-Per View events in the next few months. The fights also share the fact that they are all title fights. But, perhaps the biggest similarity, which sets these fights apart from other main event title fights, is that they...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...


Apr 13, 2012 3:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva Predictions

By Jose Garcia: As the UFC’s unofficial off season(or so it seems) winds down, we look forward to a weekend full of very interesting fights. UFC on Fuel TV 2 takes place this Saturday night April 14th from Stockholm, Sweden. After nearly a month-long absence from live events, UFC is giving us a main event...

Apr 13, 2012 2:42 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva" Breakdown And Preview

By Jamie McAllister: On April 14th The UFC makes the long awaited return with the UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva card. The Ericsson Globe Arena will play host to this event which is the first UFC event to be held in Sweden which is stacked with fighters from all over the globe and...

Apr 13, 2012 9:32 am

Jake Shields Looking For Resurgence As A Middleweight But Open To Both Weight Classes

By Jamie McAllister: Jake Shields has had mixed success in his UFC career but things seem to be looking up for him after the win at UFC 144 where he won a decision against former Middleweight Yoshihiro Akiyama in the Welterweight division. Shields who has previously competed at Middleweight and was the Strikeforce Middleweight champion...

Apr 10, 2012 12:37 pm

Anderson Silva Sides With Wanderlei Silva Over Vitor Belfort

By Evan Stoumbelis: UFC Middleweight champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva took some time recently to give his thoughts on the coaches of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil, Wanderlei “The Axe Murderer” Silva and Vitor “the Phenom” Belfort. The coaches are set to square off at UFC 147 in Brazil, where Anderson Silva will be defending his...

Apr 9, 2012 5:30 pm

PEDs in MMA: The Saga Continues

By Ryan Busuttil: Thiago Silva. Cris “Cyborg” Santos. “King Mo” Lawal. Alistair Overeem. A little over a year ago, the above four fighters were at or near the top of their respective weight classes. Santos and Overeem were world champions. Lawal was a former world champion and Silva was climbing his way up to a...

Apr 9, 2012 2:16 pm

Belfort On Silva | He Is Going To Lose And He Knows It

By Adam Conklin: Vitor Belfort will soon face off with fellow TUF: Brazil Coach, Wanderlei Silva. Here Vitor is explaining his fight with Wanderlei Silva, his training camp, Silva vs. Sonnen 2, and the things the base of his motivation. You are in the business since the beginning. You fought in the first editions of...

Apr 4, 2012 7:30 am

Brian Stann Blog | The Adversity Fighters Face

By Brian Stann: Two days before Christmas my wife lost her little brother, Louie, in a very violent death. He was only 26 years old and it was horribly unexpected. Her mother lives with us and, in order to get them both through this tragedy, I decided to rearrange my whole training camp for my...

Mar 29, 2012 2:09 pm

UFC 147 | Milton Vieira vs. Felipe Arantes Booked

UFC officials have booked a featherweight bout between UFC newcomer Milton Vieira and Felipe Arantes. The bout is scheduled for UFC 147. UFC 147, though not officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from the Joao Havelange Stadium in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil on June 23. In the headlining bout Anderson Silva...

Mar 24, 2012 8:35 am

The TRT Debate | Studies Show Repeated Head Trauma Results In Low Testosterone

The Testosterone Replacement Therapy (TRT) debate is one that has been raging on for months, possibly years. Chael Sonnen was suspended for elevated testosterone levels, Nate Marquardt was fired for his use of TRT, Dan Henderson is a TRT advocate and recently “Rampage” Jackson has admitted use. Many chalk it up as past steroid users...

Mar 21, 2012 8:28 am

Pettis Opts For Surgery In Downtime, Out For 8 Weeks

Rising UFC lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis has reportedly scheduled an appointment to go under the knife and fix an undisclosed issue that has been ailing him. It is unknown what the cause for surgery is or what injury requires repair, but “UFC Tonight” guest analyst, Chael Sonnen broke the news last night during the FUEL...

Mar 9, 2012 12:53 pm

Werdum vs. Russow Target For June Brazil Show

A heavyweight fight between top contender Fabricio Werdum and top prospect, Mike Russow is reportedly in the works for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil in June. The Brazilian card is yet to be announced or finalized and the date/ venue is expected to be announced shortly. In the headlining spot is expected to be...

Mar 9, 2012 10:45 am

Dana White | Dan Henderson Waiting For Title Shot At 185 or 205

“He wants a title fight. He either wants Anderson Silva or whoever has the belt at 185 or the winner of Evans and Jones. Last time I talked to Henderson, he wanted to wait to fight one of these guys for the title. He’ll fight whoever has that belt. Dan doesn’t seem too picky, I...

Mar 1, 2012 8:15 am

Early Estimates Show UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Did Around 375,000 Buys

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...

Feb 24, 2012 1:08 pm

UFC 144 Coverage | Best Title Fight of 2012?

Two months into 2012, and there are already some mouth-watering UFC championship fights on tap. In April, light heavyweight king Jon Jones will defend his crown against No.1 contender and bitter rival Rashad Evans, in May heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos is expected to collide with the fearsome Alistair Overeem. An announcement regarding Anderson Silva’s...

Feb 19, 2012 3:51 pm

BJPENN.COM Middleweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 3, 2012 9:22 am

Poll Results: Did The UFC Hit A Home Run With Latest Show On FOX?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers whether or not you thought last weekend’s UFC event on FOX was a success. Many analysts from the sports journalism world gave the event a poor rating, but taking to the fans to get their reaction is more important than some writer sitting at...

Feb 1, 2012 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS | Eight Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions Following UFC On FOX 2

Eight participants from last weekend’s “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” event have received medical suspensions from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. UFC on FOX 2 took place this past Saturday from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...