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Dec 12, 2011 2:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Main Card Set With Five Fights

Jose Aldo’s supporting cast has been officially put together for the UFC 142 card set to go down in Brazil next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. In the main event is a featherweight title fight between Jose Aldo and Chad Mendes. The main...


Dec 12, 2011 2:12 pm

UFC NEWS – My Game plan Was Working, Says Machida

“We set a game plan that, from where I’m standing, until a certain moment, was working, but he landed that elbow and I got dizzy, I couldn’t see things straight anymore and it disturbed me because I couldn’t see. And on that moment I thought, ‘I gotta do my best here and now.’ I felt...

Dec 9, 2011 4:07 pm

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Lyoto Machida Heading Into UFC 140 Bout Unhealthy

In a report coming out of sherdog.com, Jordan Breen, the host of “The Jordan Breen Radio Show” is reporting on scene from Toronto that UFC 140 main event participant, Lyoto Machida is ill. In fact, he is reporting that the former UFC light-heavyweight champion is very ill leading into his championship title to fight against...

Dec 9, 2011 3:10 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: How Does This Weekends UFC 140 Main Event End?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers how you thought tomorrow night’s main event between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida would end. Jon Jones has looked unstoppable his entire MMA career. Some are starting to call him “The Legend Killer” for his ability to take out MMA greats like “Shogun” Rua...

Dec 9, 2011 9:37 am

UFC NEWS – Jorgensen vs. Barao Added To UFC 143

UFC officials have recently confirmed a bantamweight addition to February’s UFC 143 fight card in the form of Scotty Jorgensen vs. Renan Barao. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday evening to announce that Koscheck will stay on the UFC 143 card and face the always tough, Mike Pierce in the place of Carlos Condit. Jorgensen...

Dec 8, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – JDS Goes Under The Knife To Repair Knee

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, underwent successful knee surgery yesterday to repair a torn meniscus suffered while training for his UFC on FOX 1 main event title fight against Cain Velasquez. It was revealed shortly after the bout, in which he was able to best Velasquez in under a minute, that he did so...

Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 5, 2011 3:49 pm

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida Breaks Down His Training For Jon Jones

“Actually, I also brought Anderson Braddock (Silva), who’s a guy that fights in K-1, he’s a great K-1 fighter. I brought him and Glover (Teixeira) on the first moment. They stayed here for two weeks. On that period we tried to do many sparrings, simulating similar situations I’ll might confront during the fight, also on...

Nov 30, 2011 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FX 1: Tickets On Sale Now

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will return to Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, Jan. 20, as lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller collide in the night’s main event from Bridgestone Arena. The Octagon’s return to “Music City” also coincides with the UFC’s first ever event on FX. UFC on FX: GUILLARD vs....

Nov 29, 2011 3:37 pm

UFC NEWS – MFC to UFC: Jimmo Makes the Jump Against Karlos Vemola At UFC on FX 1

The last time Ryan Jimmo donned the UFC brand was during his TUF 8 appearance vs. future Strikeforce fighter Antwain Britt. Although Jimmo lost by majority decision to Britt, he kept an optimistic outlook in that one day he would earn another chance to fight on MMA’s biggest stage, saying on his elimination episode, “Dana...

Nov 29, 2011 8:15 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia Wants To Get Back To His Submitting Ways

“That’s my trademark and I want to submit again. If it depended exclusively on me (laughs)… I do my best on the trainings to get it, but we can’t forget on the other side of the ring there’s an opponent who’s always getting better and better on a high level in the UFC. Despite I...

Nov 28, 2011 9:15 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen And Arianny Celeste In A War Of Words

This is gossip in its purest form, however, who doesn’t appreciate a good Chael Sonnen rant? One person who I know for sure doesn’t is none other than UFC ring girl, Arianny Celeste who recently engaged in verbal warfare with the king of the art after Chael Sonnen’s recent comments about her in an interview...

Nov 26, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – José Aldo Seeks Maynard’s Help to Bully Mendes

Knowing Chad Mendes undefeated record stems primarily from his elite wrestling background, UFC Featherweight Champion José Aldo has sought out the aid of top lightweight Gray Maynard in preparation for UFC 142 in January of 2012. Although Mendes received All-American and Pac-10 Wrestler of the Year honors in College, Gray “The Bully” Maynard is no...

Nov 25, 2011 8:27 am

UFC NEWS – Omigawa vs. Alcantara Added To UFC 142 Card

A featherweight bout between Michihiro Omigawa and Yuri Alcantara has been added to the already stacked UFC 142 card set for January. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be officially announced by the UFC. Booked in what is...

Nov 21, 2011 9:10 am

UFC NEWS – Shogun Wants Rematch With Dan Henderson

“It was certainly a big fight. I don’t know how the judges scored the last round, they could or they should have given a 10-8 for me. But that doesn’t take anything away from Dan Henderson. He’s a legend and that’s the type of fight where you create a legacy. But I want a rematch,...

Nov 17, 2011 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – Anderson Silva: "Chael Talks To Much, I'm Read To Fight Chael"

“I don’t like [Chael Sonnen]. This guy [wants to] fight me? Go to Brazil. No problem… Chael talks too much. I’m ready to fight Chael. But you have the chance – go to Brazil to fight me.” Anderson Silva tells mmanation.com that he is not happy with his would be title challenger Chael Sonnen and...

Nov 16, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Machida Adds 20 Pounds Of Muscle For Jones Fight

This rare look inside the camp of Lyoto Machida provided by Brazilian Television network, Globo, shows various aspects of how Lyoto is training for his upcoming title fight against Jon Jones at December’s UFC 140. In order to really appreciate the footage, you will need to click the “Closed Captions” option at the bottom right...

Nov 15, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Anthony Johnson: “It’s going to be fun fighting Vitor”

“I knocked out my opponent in one minute and nine seconds something like that [in my mma debut]. Vitor happened to be in the crowd, Shogun Rua was too. After the fight, Vitor gave me props and shook my hand. I never thought I’d be fighting a man who I shook hands with many years...

Nov 7, 2011 8:02 pm

12 Country Channel Line Up For This Weekends UFC on Fox 1

With the UFC heavyweight title up for grabs this weekend and a new TV partnership launching, the UFC has released the broadcasting plans for twelve other countries outside of the US. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title...

Nov 1, 2011 11:56 am

Anthony Johnson moves To middleweight to take on Vitor Belfort at UFC 142

In a somewhat startling development, the oversized welterweight Anthony “Rumble” Johnson has agreed to move up in weight to take on Vitor Belfort in Brazil this upcoming January. UFC officials confirmed the booking this afternoon. “Verbal agreements in for what should be an explosive matchup as powerhouse Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson moves up to middleweight to...