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Nov 15, 2011 9:23 am

UFC NEWS – Get Ready Philippines, BJ Penn Press Tour Coming Soon

ABS-CBN, the parents company of the Balls television channel that handles all of the countries UFC broadcasting has booked BJ Penn for a press tour in the Philippines. BJ Penn is a two division UFC champion who has fought the best competition the world has to offer for more than ten straight years. He was...

Nov 9, 2011 8:00 am

Thiago Alves: “I will be a world champion”

“I’m definitely a new person with a new mentality. I learn a lot throughout this camp for this fight and I’ve got the right people with me. I’ve got Mike Dolce doing my strength and conditioning as well as my nutrition and I’ve got the best coaches in the business over at American Top Team...

Nov 7, 2011 7:33 am

“I want to compete at the highest level”

com•pete (k m-p t ) intr.v. com•pet•ed, com•pet•ing, com•petes To strive against another or others to attain a goal, such as an advantage or a victory. To compete at the highest level of Mixed Martial Arts one must first be allowed the opportunity to do so. This is not an honor handed out often; only...


Nov 7, 2011 6:30 am

Condit vs. Koscheck In The Works For UFC 143

During last Saturday’s UFC 138 post-fight press conference, UFC president Dana White started off hinting at a new welterweight matchup on the horizon. You could tell by his demeanor that he wasn’t 100% confident with the announcement but the media in attendance got him to confirm that they are working on scheduling a welterweight clash...

Nov 3, 2011 9:19 am

Cesar Gracie: 209 “ese” dialect is needed to get through to Nick

“Well what’s going on is unfortunately for me, I had a mic on and I didn’t realize that or else I wouldn’t have said that. Why did I say it? That’s the language these guys speak. Before the fight, after the weigh-ins, we were told by Joe Silva ‘if you guys want it, you guys...

Oct 29, 2011 4:33 pm

Official UFC 137 Discussion Thread

Tonight’s UFC 137 pay-per-view event goes down live in just a few hours. Two of the best welterweights in the world are now set to square off and the weigh-ins yesterday heated up in a major way. Use this thread to share your reactions to the fights, send wishes to BJ or debate with your...

Oct 29, 2011 4:22 pm

Watch the UFC 137 Post Fight Press Conference Today on BJPENN.COM

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 post fight press conference live today from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV at the conclusion of tonight’s pay-per-view event.. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view...

Oct 28, 2011 11:31 am

Watch the UFC 137 Weigh-ins live Today on BJPENN.COM (7p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 weigh in event live today from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV at 7 p.m. ET to make this weekends UFC pay-per-view event official. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in...

Oct 27, 2011 4:33 pm

White Says “Condit’s In,” Regardless of UFC 137 Results

Many fans and experts have predicted that Saturday night’s main event winner, whether it be BJ Penn or Nick Diaz, would get the next shot at the welterweight strap that is currently held by the injured Georges St. Pierre. However, today UFC president Dana White made it clear that Carlos Condit will remain the number...

Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Today's UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference today to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card at the New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. The press conference is expected to feature UFC President Dana White as well as main event competitors BJ Penn and Nick Diaz, co-main event fighters Matt Mitrione and...

Oct 25, 2011 8:14 am

BJ Penn Blogs About Lead Up To UFC 137

It’s been a crazy week. I found out about Georges St-Pierre’s knee injury keeping him and Carlos Condit off the UFC 137 card, and me and Nick Diaz being the new main event when I saw it on BJPenn.com. Then yesterday we had a crazy press conference call where Nick Diaz wasn’t on until 40...

Oct 25, 2011 8:07 am

Firas Zahabi: 'I'd Want Georges St. Pierre to Move Down to 155 before going up'

“Well to be honest with you, I have recommended to Georges, you know…the only reason I don’t recommend it now is because Frankie Edgar is the champion, but I’d want him to move down to 155 if Frankie was not the champion. Obviously we’re part of the Renzo Gracie team and we’d never fight Frankie...

Oct 25, 2011 7:26 am

This weeks scheduled UFC 137 fan events in Las Vegas (Updated)

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...

Oct 24, 2011 8:02 am

Countdown to “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” Airs Tonight on Spike TV

Tonight the UFC and Spike TV will join forces once again to bring you the pre-fight UFC 137 preview. With all the changes to the card, including the loss of its main event between Georges St Pierre and Carlos Condit, the show has been cut down from its typical hour of airtime to just thirty-minutes....

Oct 23, 2011 1:07 pm

Schedule of UFC 137 events in Las Vegas

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...

Oct 22, 2011 10:52 am

UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference Confirmed For New York-New York Hotel And Casino

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference next week on Thursday the 27th to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card. Up until yesterday the location of the scheduled event was unknown, however the UFC has released the location as being, New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. Fans are invited to attend...

Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Brad Tavares Injured, Out OF UFC 137: Jorgensen vs. Curran Promoted To Main Card

And the UFC 137 changes keep coming… An undisclosed injury has forced Brad Tavares out of his UFC 137 bout with Justin Jacoby and in their place from the preliminary card will come Scott Jorgensen and Jeff Curran. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay...

Oct 20, 2011 9:25 am

REPORT: UFC 136 PPV Sales Bring Edgars Drawing Power Into Question

“UFC 136: Edgar vs. Maynard III” was a highly anticipated fight card, that showcased not one, but two UFC title fights. Hardcore fans had been chomping at the bit to see both Edgar and Aldo defend their respective titles, but apparently the hardcore’s aren’t enough. The general population tunes in more for the super stars...

Oct 19, 2011 6:56 am

Tavares vs. Jacoby Moved From Prelims To UFC 137 PPV Card

And alas, the UFC has put together next week’s UFC 137 main card. The latest addition to it comes way of Brad Tavares vs. Dustin Jacoby. The two were originally scheduled to meet on the evening’s facebook stream portion of the preliminary card; however, GSP’s bad luck turns into these two middleweights good luck. “UFC...

Oct 19, 2011 6:47 am

Kongo vs. Mitrione Promoted To UFC 137 Co-Main Event

With the news that UFC 137 lost its original main event, the entire card has been reshuffled to accommodate the absence of GSP vs. Condit. First on the list, was filling the main-event slot with Penn vs. Diaz and now the UFC has apparently decided on their co-headliner and it comes in the form of...

Oct 18, 2011 2:42 pm

BJ Penn Reacts To UFC 137 Changes, Happy To Take Main Event Slot

Former UFC lightweight and welterweight champion BJ Penn was just as shocked as the rest of the world when he found out this afternoon that GSP was injured and subsequently forced to withdraw from his main event bout set for UFC 137. When the news finally caught up to Penn he had this to say…...

Oct 14, 2011 3:27 pm

BJPENN.COM Welterweight Top 10 (Updated 10/14/11)

The world top 10 welterweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC fighters. GSP is the current UFC welterweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Jake Shields in front of a record breaking audience, he has not only...