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Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Oct 17, 2012 10:02 am

Betting Odds: Jones Opens Up As Favorite Over Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC announced “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 coaching assignments as Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen. Instantly the MMA world took note and fans and the media started buzzing about the upcoming match up. It’s taken just one day for oddsmakers to weigh in on the fight and put out betting odds for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:33 am

Hendo Reacts To Jones vs. Sonnen: Blasts Dana White, Contemplates Giving Up Fighting For Sh*t Talking Class | UFC NEWS

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement, that current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen would serve as the next coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17, former #1 contender Dan Henderson took to twitter to voice his displeasure to UFC president Dana White.   Henderson had been scheduled to face Jones for the...


Oct 17, 2012 9:02 am

VIDEO | Jones vs. Sonnen Hype Preview | UFC NEWS

Jon Jones vs. Chael Sonnen was announced just yesterday for not only an April 17 showdown but also as opposing coaches on “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17. This hype video came out almost two weeks before the bout was announced, check it out:

Oct 17, 2012 8:45 am

Apparently Cerrone & Pettis Lost TUF Coaching Gig Due To Pettis Injury | UFC NEWS

“[I’m] still recovering from shoulder surgery, and it’s taking longer than expected. I was hoping to get ‘The Ultimate Fighter’ gig because I was told it was me and [Donald] Cerrone coaching, and now it’s not happening. I’m just frustrated with everything, man… I’m hoping to return in January.” According to the rising lightweight, Anthony...

Oct 16, 2012 12:53 pm

Chael Sonnen Set To Coach TUF 17 Opposite Jon Jones; Coaches Fight Slated For April | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight title challenger and king of smack talk, Chael Sonnen, has talked his way into another premium slot with his promotional home, the UFC. The Los Angeles Times is reporting and BJPENN.COM has since confirmed news that Sonnen is set to coach “The Ultimate Fighter” opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The Ultimate...

Oct 16, 2012 9:22 am

TUF 16 Episode 5 Ratings Report: Series Hits Another All-Time Low | UFC NEWS

Two weeks ago the UFC’s Ultimate Fighter reality series hit an all-time low in regards to television ratings with 775,000 tuning into episode 3. The series quickly bounced back in week four with 1.1 million viewers and all was right in the world again. However, last week’s episode 5 took one step further towards breaking...

Oct 15, 2012 12:48 pm

Exclusive | Nam Phan Interview Hijacked by Renato Laranja | UFC NEWS

Nam Phan is a warrior. He is also one of the nicest guys in UFC history. He competed in the UFC’s The Ultimate Fighter Team GSP vs. Team Koscheck reality show and made it to the semi-final round where he lost a razor thin split decision to Michael Johnson. Phan has an official record of...

Oct 10, 2012 3:11 pm

Ratings Report | UFc on FX 5 Prelims On FUEL Draw Record Low Audience | UFC NEWS

BJPenn.com previously reported TV ratings for UFC on FX 5:  Browne vs Big Foot drew 1.1 million viewers and gave a much needed boost to The Ultimate Fighter:  Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson Episode 4. UFC on FX 5  Browne vs Big Foot Prelims marked the lowest for any such broadcast on Fuel TV drawing 44,000....

Oct 9, 2012 1:37 pm

Ratings Report: UFC on FX 5 Draw Mediocre Television Audience | UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 5:  Browne vs Bigfoot drew in the lowest number of viewers with 1.1 million hitting the same mark as UFC on FX 3.  The good news is…. It gave a boost to The Ultimate Fighter: Team Carwin vs. Team Nelson episode 4. UFC live events on FX have been fairly consistent with...

Oct 8, 2012 12:03 pm

VIDEO | UFC 153: Silva vs. Bonnar Preview | UFC NEWS

Already 2-0 in the UFC at light heavyweight, middleweight champion and pound for pound king Anderson “The Spider” Silva will take the risky move 20 pounds north once more to meet former Ultimate Fighter finalist Stephan Bonnar, who has won three in a row. Plus, heavyweight legend “Minotauro” Nogueira takes on the always dangerous Dave...

Oct 8, 2012 11:36 am

Spike TV Announces Information Regarding Their Bellator Reality Show | MMA NEWS

As of January 2013 Spike TV will officially be free and clear of any and all obligations with the UFC. Plans have been in place for some time now to bring Bellator from their current home to Spike TV. There has also been rumors running rampant about a potential reality show similar to The Ultimate...

Oct 5, 2012 1:13 pm

“UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot” Main Card Predictions | UFC NEWS

  Tomorrow night the UFC will put on their third event in three weeks as they present UFC on FX 5: Silva vs. Browne from the Target Center in Minneapolis, MN. The four bout main card will be headlined by a heavyweight match-up pitting Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva vs. Travis “Hapa” Browne. In the co-main event...

Oct 5, 2012 1:06 pm

Exclusive: Last Week’s TUF 16 Winner Joey Rivera BJPENN.COM Blog #1 | UFC NEWS

  BJPenn.Com would like to welcome The Ultimate Fighter contestant Joey “Boom Boom” Rivera to the site. The Tuscon, AZ native will begin blogging weekly about his time in the house and his overall thoughts on the other fighters and the show. Rivera is coming off a huge victory over Shane Carwin’s number one pick...

Oct 4, 2012 2:55 pm

“UFC on FX 5: Browne vs. Bigfoot”; Weigh-In Results | UFC NEWS

Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will enjoy a 20 lbs weight advantage when he collides with 6ft 7inch heavyweight Travis Browne tomorrow night on the stacked UFC on FX card from the Target Center, Minneapolis. The 6ft 4inch “Bigfoot” used every available pound, hitting the uppermost heavyweight limit of 266 lbs for tomorrow’s five round main event...

Oct 4, 2012 10:11 am

Photo Gallery | UFC on FX 5 Headliner Travis Browne Meets Minnesota Vikings Ahead Of Friday Night On FX | UFC NEWS

Undefeated UFC heavyweight contender Travis Browne visited the Minnesota Vikings’ morning practice today, and took some inspiration ahead of his Friday UFC on FX night collision with Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva at the Target Center. Browne addressed the team – including defensive end and UFC fanatic Jared Allen – after being introduced by head coach Leslie...

Oct 3, 2012 8:55 am

TUF 16 Finale Adds Three | UFC NEWS

A trio of bouts has been added to “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” in the form of Khabilov vs. Pichel, Duran vs. Viana and Bedford vs. Vinicius. “The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale” is set to take place on December 15 from “the Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas, Nevada. In...

Oct 2, 2012 11:02 am

Darren Elkins vs. Steven Siler Booked For UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

A featherweight contest has just been added to next month’s UFC 154 event in the form of Steven Siler vs. Darren Elkins. TUF veteran Siler confirmed the booking through his official Twitter account and the bout will likely be featured on the evening’s preliminary card. UFC 154 is set to go down on Nov. 17th...

Sep 27, 2012 1:41 pm

Who’s on the Hot Seat: UFC on Fuel TV Struve vs. Miocic

  The UFC returns to England this Saturday with UFC on Fuel TV 5: Struve vs. Miocic. The main event features two unique prospects in the heavyweight division as Stefan Struve will look to become the first man to defeat Stipe Miocic. Both men were victorious at UFC 146 this past May with Struve submitting...