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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...

Jan 28, 2012 9:28 pm

UFC on FOX 2 Photo Gallery

UFC on FOX 2 took place tonight from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones and Evans took the win. The co-feature of the evening was a middleweight number...

Jan 28, 2012 1:54 pm

UFC On Fox 2 | Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place tonight from The Sold-Out Un-ited Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number one...

Jan 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

Jan 27, 2012 2:25 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC On Fox 2 | Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (FOX) Phil Davis (205) vs. Rashad Evans (205) Michael Bisping (185) vs. Chael Sonnen (185) Demian Maia (186) vs. Chris Weidman (185) PRELIMINARY CARD: (FUEL TV) Evan Dunham (155) vs. Nik Lentz (155) John-Olav Einemo (253) vs. Mike Russow (251) George Roop (145) vs. Cub Swanson (145) Charles Oliveira (144) vs. Eric Wisely...

Jan 26, 2012 1:40 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC On FOX 2 | Replay Of Today's Pre-Fight Press Conference (Full Video)

Today the UFC is held their “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” pre-fight press conference live from the “W Chicago” Hotel in Chicago, Il. In attendance was Dana White, Rashad Evans, Phil Davis, Chael Sonnen, Michael Bisping, Chris Weidman, Demian Maia, Mike Russow and John-Olav Einemo. The live broadcast kicked off at 2:00 p.m....

Jan 25, 2012 5:10 am

UFC NEWS | Cruz Replaces Jones In This Week's UFC on FOX Q&A | Updated Schedule Of Events

We previously announced here on BJPENN.COM that this week’s UFC Fan Q&A session was being handled by UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones. That was the original plan, however for undisclosed reasons the champ has been forced out of the commitment and in his place comes bantamweight champion, Dominick Cruz. The Media workouts originally thought to...

Jan 23, 2012 3:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC On FOX 2 Sold Out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago is officially sold out. The UFC’s long-awaited return to the Windy City is headlined by a light heavyweight No. 1 contender fight between former champion Rashad Evans and unbeaten Phil Davis. In addition, middleweight contenders Chael...

Jan 17, 2012 5:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Now Faces Chris Weidman On FOX 2 Card

With Munoz injured and Bisping taking the call to face Chael Sonnen on short notice, Demian Maia, who was originally scheduled to face “The Count” on the same evening was left without an opponent. Upon hearing the news Maia stated, “Unfortunately my fight versus Bisping is not gonna happen. I am very sad cause it...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Jan 12, 2012 9:10 am

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter Brazil To Feature 145 and 185 Pound Fighters – Finals Set For PPV

UFC officials today confirmed that the first international edition of “The Ultimate Fighter” reality series is set to feature up-and-coming featherweight and middleweight fighters. The Brazilian edition of the show will put Vitor Belfort opposite Wanderlei Silva and the two will take to a June pay-per-view event to settle their coaching rivalry. The shows four-finalists...