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Jun 4, 2012 1:52 pm

UFC ON FX 3 Weigh-Ins Set For Thursday | UFC NEWS

The official weigh-in for this Friday’s UFC on FX 3 card are set for Thursday. They are free and open to the public and will take place inside the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Florida. The doors will open at 1:30 p.m. ET (10:30 a.m. PT), with an autograph session with UFC Hall of Famer Chuck...

Jun 1, 2012 9:03 am

JDS | Jon Jones Would Be A Tough Challenge At Heavyweight | UFC NEWS

Since his first successful title defense over Frank Mir at UFC 146, possible opponents for Junior dos Santos have ranged from Roy Nelson, a rematch with Cain Velasquez, and even a fight with the current light-heavyweight champ, Jon Jones. Now, Dana White has stated numerous times that he wants Jones to stay at light-heavyweight, but...

Jun 1, 2012 7:42 am

Strikeforce Champ Melendez Wants Eddie Alvarez Thrown His Way | MMA NEWS

“Yeah, Eddie is someone that I have respected for a long time and I would definitely welcome that. But you know, as much as I try to get excited for these and try to make these things happen, right now, I am trying not to get involved in that. I really don’t have that much...

Jun 1, 2012 6:50 am

VIDEO | First Silva vs. Sonnen II Trailer | UFC NEWS

The trailer for “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” was released just hours ago, and it gives the rematch even more of a “big fight feel” than it already had. http://youtu.be/cUOk7lrUM6Q At UFC 117, Anderson Silva stepped into the octagon to defend his UFC Middleweight Title against top-contender Chael Sonnen. Knowing that numbers are only...

May 31, 2012 10:21 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | Linderman: Hayes can't hang with the DJ | MMA NEWS

MOST wouldn’t have given it a second thought, but stepping in as a late, late replacement to face Bobby Brents in the main event at CWFC Fight Night 5 in Amman made perfect sense for DJ Linderman. Brents had been due to fight Chris Barnett in the Jordanian capital on April 12, but injury forced...

May 31, 2012 9:48 am

"The Predator" Returns | Cote vs. Le Set For UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

The UFC 148/147 reshuffle is over. With Vitor Belfort forced out of his scheduled appearance in Brazil with a broken hand, the UFC opted to pull Rich Franklin from his UFC 148 bout with Cung Le and place him opposite Wanderlei Silva in the UFC 147 main event. That shift left Mr. Le without an...

May 30, 2012 3:25 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Vinny Magalhães Talks Silva, Sonnen, M-1 Global and His UFC Prospects

Vinny Magalhães is one of the most talked-about mixed martial artists not currently signed to a major promotion’s talent roster. The 27-year-old Brazilian has been getting attention lately for a number of reasons: (1) training consensus #2 middleweight Chael Sonnen in the lead up to his rematch with UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva, who is...

May 30, 2012 12:40 pm

Franklin vs. Le Off, Franklin vs. Silva II Now Official For UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has been forced to shuffle fight cards once again. This past weekend it was revealed that UFC middleweight Vitor Belfort had been forced out of his UFC 147 main event against Wanderlei Silva with a broken hand. As a result the UFC has pulled Rich Franklin from his scheduled date with Strikeforce import...

May 30, 2012 1:30 am

A Confident Ben Henderson Proclaims That Edgar Will Never Ever Beat Him | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister UFC Lightweight Champion Ben Henderson comments to Bloodyelbow. Henderson comments on his last fight with Frankie Edgar at UFC 144. He also comments on their rematch which is expected to take place at UFC 150. “Who knows? I think a part of that is Dana White being the big boss man and...

May 29, 2012 3:50 pm

Anderson Silva Confirms Knee Is OK – Ready To Fight Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Recently, reports had been surfacing that UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson “The Spider” Silva had injured his knee in training and would seek medical attention to verify his ability to fight July 7 against Chael Sonnen. Luckily the champ has seen a doctor and tweeted that his knee is “doing very well”. “Gennnteeee my knee is...

May 29, 2012 7:19 am

Report: Anderson Silva Suffered Possible Training Injury | UFC NEWS

UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva suffered a knee injury during training.  This could affect his July 7th title defense against number one contender Chael Sonnen at UFC 148.   TATAME reports: UFC middleweight champion, Anderson Silva was honored by Brazilian Taekwondo Confederation this Monday, but the day wasn’t all about good news. The fighter revealed to the pressthat...

May 28, 2012 9:00 am

Oliveira vs. Izquierdo set for UFC 148 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have added a lightweight bout to their July 7 fight card in Las Vegas. The bout will put Rafaello Oliveira opposite Yoislandy Izquierdo in preliminary card action. The July 7 event has been dubbed “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” and will feature a middleweight title fight (rematch) between champion Anderson Silva and...

May 27, 2012 12:02 am

Vitor Belfort Suffers Broken Hand, Pulled From UFC 147 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC President Dana White confirmed at the UFC 146 post fight press conference that Vitor Belfort has suffered a broken hand and is out of the UFC 147 main event. Originally scheduled to fight Wanderlei Silva, it is unknown exactly how Belfort broke his hand and there is no timetable for a...

May 26, 2012 10:41 pm

Velasquez vs. JDS II? | UFC President "Likes The Idea" | UFC NEWS

With Overeem getting suspended for having an elevated T/E ratio, former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir filled the main event void tonight against Junior dos Santos and failed. The once stacked heavyweight division has thinned out in contender depth and one man stood out amongst the rest tonight. That man was former champion Cain Velasquez....

May 24, 2012 3:52 pm

Exclusive | Cesar Gracie: Nate Will Fight Anybody – He's Fought Everybody | UFC News

The last segment of Cesar Gracie’s interview, Jens Pulver fondly brings up “Baby D” Nate Diaz and asks Cesar “What do you think about the terror he’s going on right now?” Cesar replies in detail…. “I think Nate Diaz is the future of the 155lbs division.  In the past there were issues, there strength issues,...

May 24, 2012 7:58 am

VIDEO | Velasquez Believes Cormier Deserves Immediate UFC Title Shot

Cain Velasquez talks about fighting Antonio Silva at UFC 146, his health going into this fight, Daniel Cormier’s big win on Saturday night, what it would take to fight Cormier, whether he was upset he didn’t get a rematch against Junior dos Santos and more.

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 21, 2012 1:07 pm

Opposing View | Why Gilbert Melendez Beat Josh Thomson | MMA NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The mixed martial arts community has been in an uproar ever since it was announced that Gilbert Melendez retained his title in a win over Josh Thomson by way of split decision. Whether people are defending the fact that the judges made the right call or arguing that Thomson should have won...

May 16, 2012 3:04 pm

Exclusive | Gilbert Melendez on Strikeforce, UFC, Diaz, BJ Penn, and more | MMA NEWS

Gilbert Melendez is one of the few fighters to fight outside of the UFC and still garner the respect of a champion in their organization. Melendez is the current Strikeforce Lightweight Champion, and currently scheduled to rematch Josh Thomson on May 19, 2012. Melendez once seemed bitter about losing the opportunity to jump to the...

May 16, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Rich Franklin moves Cung Le prep to Singapore

Rich Franklin makes his return to the UFC middleweight division against Cung Le at UFC 148. The card is headlined by the rematch of UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva and his arch rival Chael Sonnen in a bout that promises to deliver fireworks. Despite Cung’s first attempt in the UFC, which ended in a TKO...

May 16, 2012 2:28 pm

Who's Next for UFC on Fuel TV 3 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC returned to Fuel TV on Tuesday night for its third event on the Fox channel. The 6 fight main card featured the Knockout of the Night, Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night (possibly Fight of the Year so far) and a potential second Fight of the Night. Let’s now...

May 16, 2012 10:29 am

VIDEO | Three Hours With Chael Sonnen

When Chael Sonnen talks, people tend to listen. If you have a camera or a microphone and Chael Sonnen is in the room, you better hide it because he will do whatever he can to create more buzz about his upcoming fight, simply because that’s what he does best. Whether you love him or hate...

May 12, 2012 9:17 am

BELO HORIZONTE TO HOST UFC 147 ON JUNE 23 | UFC NEWS

Minas Gerais will be the second Brazilian state to host an Ultimate Fighting Championship® event. On June 23, the “Mineirinho” arena, in Belo Horizonte, will host the UFC 147, marking the third passage of the organization through Brazil under the Zuffa management. The biggest and one of the most traditional indoor sporting arenas in Brazil,...

May 11, 2012 7:09 am

POLL RESULTS | Who is more deserving of a title shot, Diaz or Edgar?

In our latest BJPENN.COM polling we wanted to figure out who you thought deserved to fight newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The UFC is going with a rematch against former champion Frankie Edgar, but the talk of the MMA world is Nate Diaz. After completely dismantling Jim Miller on Fox, Nate Diaz became...

May 10, 2012 2:47 pm

Chael Sonnen's Legacy of Lingo

With Chael Sonnen’s impending rematch with Anderson Silva at UFC 148 (and the hype that goes with it) I was inspired to write this article. Chael Sonnen has said some pretty interesting things throughout his UFC career. Granted most of them have been aimed at his arch rival and current UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva....