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Nov 9, 2012 10:57 am

TUF 16 Coaches Pass Pre-Fight Drug Tests | MMA News

  Nice to finally see good news in the realm of MMA drug test results. TUF coaches Shane Carwin (12-2) and Roy Nelson (17-7) have both passed their pre-fight drug test for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale which is set to take place on December 15th, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Resort in...

Nov 9, 2012 10:25 am

Hendo thinks Jones vs Sonnen is nothing more than a “circus act” | UFC News

Dan Henderson adds to the list of leery people voicing disapproval of his training partner and friend, Chael Sonnen leaping to the front of line for a title shot.  “Hendo” was promised the next light heavyweight title shot against champ, Jon Jones, prior to his injury. “That wasn’t directed at Chael at all.  It is...

Nov 7, 2012 9:41 am

Rich Franklin: I’m the last of the Mohicans | UFC NEWS

Rich Franklin  headlined the first live television event in the United States, and also headlined the company’s first shows in places like Ireland, Northern Ireland, Germany and Western Canada. He faces the sport’s most unorthodox stand-up specialist, Cung Le, in the main event at the Cotai Arena at the Venetian Resort in Macau. Likely to...


Nov 7, 2012 9:38 am

UFC On FOX 6 Shaping Up With Johnson vs. Dodson / Cerrone vs Pettis Additions | UFC NEWS

UFC on FOX 6 card begins to take shape a day after the UFC announced it would return to Chicago.  UFC officials on Tuesday announced on FUEL TV’s “UFC Tonight.” The main event will be the 1st flyweight title defense of champ Demetrious Johnson opposite top contender John Dodson.  Lightweights  Anthony Pettis and Donald Cerrone...

Nov 6, 2012 8:34 am

Ratings Report | TUF 16 Episode 8 Bounces Back In A Major Way | UFC NEWS

Week 8 of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays on FX delivered season highs in Total Viewers (1,061), Adults 18-34 (443), Women 18-49 (275) and Women 18-34 (174), while Adults 18-49 (736) and Men 18-49 (461) hit four-week highs.  Week-to-week gains were strong across the board: ·        A18-49: +47% (736 vs. 502) ·        M18-49: +29% (461 vs....

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Nov 5, 2012 5:16 pm

UFC Announces Eight 2013 Events Including Full Schedule For UFC On FOX | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports gear up for an exciting new year of UFC coverage by unveiling the 2013 UFC on FOX broadcast schedule featuring four live events on FOX. Next year, UFC® on FOXkicks off on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago, with additional events planned on April 20,...

Nov 5, 2012 7:18 am

Bisping “Frustrated” With Sonnen Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“I can understand it from a business perspective because Chael sells,” Bisping said. “But it’s frustrating because I’ve been waiting my whole career for a title shot, and the guy’s had three out of his last five fights be title fights. “But I do understand and it’ll be a great season of The Ultimate Fighter.”...

Nov 2, 2012 3:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Selects Dan Henderson as Assistant Coach on TUF

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen announced today that longtime training partner Dan Henderson will be his assistant coach on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter. Sonnen will be coaching against light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones; The two are set to square off next April. Sonnen said: “We’re on great terms, and we’ve always been on...

Nov 1, 2012 5:59 pm

Jamie Varner to Face Melvin Guillard at TUF 16 Finale

  Two lightweights coming off of losses will face one another at The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 on December 15 in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced today that Jamie Varner and Melvin Guillard have verbally agreed to face one another. Jamie Varner made his return to Zuffa a successful one at UFC 146 when he...

Nov 1, 2012 5:30 am

Dan Henderson: Sonnen vs. Jones Booking Makes MMA Lose Integrity | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely think it was a bad decision for the sport. It just makes the sport lose a little bit of integrity. I understand that [Dana White] does what he does for the UFC and always has, first and foremost. He tries to accommodate the fighters as he can, but it’s more about saving the...

Nov 1, 2012 4:50 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 7 Gets Decreased Audience | UFC NEWS

Same story different week… The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 7 showed...

Nov 1, 2012 4:40 am

Werdum – Big Nog Confirmed As TUF Brazil 2 Coaches | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported the likely booking of the next TUF Brazil coaches, and today we can confirm that our report holds true. Two Brazilian heavyweights will coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” UFC officials have confirmed that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the...

Oct 30, 2012 10:26 am

Report: Werdum – Big Nog Slated To Coach TUF Brazil Season 2 | UFC NEWS

Two Brazilian heavyweights will likely coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” According to reports coming out of Brazil, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the next coaches. The second season of “TUF Brazil” is expected to feature 170 pound fighters and more than 300 men attended...

Oct 27, 2012 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alchemist Prospect Kurt Holobaugh: “I’m a fight or two away from the UFC”

The last time BJPenn.com spoke with undefeated featherweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh, he was preparing to square off with Ronnie Rogers to continue his unbeaten momentum. Holobaugh won that fight with a second round submission victory and upped his professional record to 8-0. That was merely two months ago and now the tough Alchemist managed fighter...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

Oct 24, 2012 9:33 am

Rafaello Oliveira Forced Out Of UFC on FOX 5 With Injury | UFC NEWS

The injury bug has struck again, this time in the form of a broken handed Rafaello Oliveira. Oliveira was scheduled to face “The Ultimate Fighter 15” winner, Michael Chiesa, on December 8th UFC on FOX 5 card set for the KeyArena in Seattle. Oliveira announced news of his injury via twitter, but UFC officials remain...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 23, 2012 6:58 pm

Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario set for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

A heavyweight match-up between Pat Barry (7-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Shane Del Rosario (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been scheduled for the TUF 16 Finale on December the 15th. Both fighters are looking to rebound from devastating stoppage defeats. Pat Barry in particular finds himself in desperate need of a win. This after losing...

Oct 23, 2012 9:33 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 6 See’s Rebound In Ratings | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 6 showed a slight resurgence in...

Oct 22, 2012 11:49 am

“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship closes 2012 with a bang, as UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos meets former champion Cain Velasquez in a long-awaited rematch between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting competitors. Dos Santos (15-1, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) ended...

Oct 22, 2012 10:20 am

POLL | Does Chael Sonnen Deserve Jones Fight Over Other 205 Contenders? | UFC NEWS

We recently learned that multiple time middleweight title challenger, Chael Sonnen, has been given a slot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the two will coach the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 as well as fight next April. But does Sonnen really deserve the booking or should the shot have gone to a Dan Henderson...

Oct 21, 2012 2:08 pm

UFC targeting 5 events in Canada for 2013 | UFC News

UFC president Dana White once stated that Canada was the new mecca of MMA, due to the sports popularity north of the border. In fact, most of the North American records for an event were set at UFC 129: “St. Pierre vs. Shields”, when the UFC invaded the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. So...

Oct 20, 2012 6:02 pm

Daniel Cormier says a fight with Jon Jones is bound to happen | MMA News

Daniel Cormier says he and Jon Jones have interacted regarding a possible future UFC bout. A contest between Daniel Cormier and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has already been bounced around by plenty of fans and media and looks to be a tremendous scrap on paper. Although Cormier is stuck in Strikeforce, he has but “one last...

Oct 20, 2012 4:35 pm

Mike Easton vs. T.J. Dillashaw in the works for UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle | UFC News

A bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Mike Easton (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been verbally agreed to for December’s “UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” event in Seattle. Dillashaw will be looking to earn his third straight UFC win on December 8th. The Team Alpha Male product has most...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes set for UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

A featherweight match-up between Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Chad Mendes (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 6 card set for this December. Chad “Money” Mendes most recently saw action at UFC 148, where he delivered a vicious body shot to Cody McKenzie that resulted in a...