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Dec 23, 2011 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Should the UFC Acquire Gilbert Melendez?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers if you thought the UFC should sign Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez following his successful title defense over Jorge Masvidal last weekend. After tallying the totals it appears that the majority of MMA fans do indeed think that Gilbert belongs in the UFC contender picture. With 2,113...

Dec 5, 2011 10:56 am

UFC NEWS- Charlie Brenneman vs. Daniel Roberts Set For UFC on FX1

A welterweight bout between Charlie Brenneman and Daniel Roberts has been booked for the UFC’s debut on FX this January. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evening’s main event...

Dec 1, 2011 1:57 am

2011 World MMA Awards Results

The 2011 World MMA Awards took place tonight at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was hosted by outspoken UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, and included awards for categories such as “Fighter Of The Year”, “KO Of The Year”, and “Fight Of The Year” (between the dates September 1st, 2010 and...

Oct 27, 2011 4:52 pm

BJ Penn Focused On Diaz And Not Title Shot

” …my brother and Cesar Gracie were talking back and forth and Cesar said basically, that they didn’t like the options that they were given of who they were gonna fight. Cesar told my brother “what if we have to fight you guys?” And uh…at the end of the day I talked to my brother,...

Oct 21, 2011 1:08 pm

Tickets For The 2011 World MMA Awards Hosted By Chael Sonnen On Sale Today

Tickets to the 2011 World MMA Awards operated by fighters Only magazine went on sale today and details of the event have been made official. The annual event which honors a wide variety of MMA professionals will take place on Nov. 30 from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas and be...

Oct 20, 2011 11:30 am

BJ Penn In-Depth Interview

Former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn recently took time out of his training schedule to talk with USA Today’s Sergio Non about everything from his past, present and future, including next weekend’s main event bout against Nick Diaz. Below are some excerpts from that interview: (Full Write Up) Q: You had to deal...

Sep 12, 2011 2:19 pm

Ninja Roberts Out, Mike Stumpf In Against TJ Waldburger This Weekend

UFC newcomer Mike Stumpf has agreed to fill a vacant spot left by Cesar Gracie product, Ninja Roberts on just six days notice. A reason for Roberts’s absence is currently unknown. “UFC Fight Night 25: Shields vs. Ellenberger” is set to take place from the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans. The card...

Sep 7, 2011 2:08 pm

Diaz Out, Condit in against GSP

A crazy turn of events at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference has changed the scheduling of four welterweight stand-outs. As we reported yesterday, Nick Diaz failed to show for the Toronto leg of the UFC 137 media tour and he followed suit this afternoon when he skipped out on a reported three different flights...

May 20, 2015 10:06 am

Want To See Nick Diaz’s Blackbelt Diploma?

Despite only two of his octagon wins coming by way of submission, Nick Diaz is as slick on the ground as he is while trash talking. Very few grapplers reach the pinnacle of obtaining their black belt, but even fewer fighters show off their black belt certificate to the whole world! Nate Diaz shows off...

Mar 8, 2012 12:07 pm

MMA NEWS | Respecting His Lineage | Nate Diaz Wants No Part Of Edgar Fight

“I’m pretty sure, like, I’m not really big on fighting Frankie (Edgar), you know? Frankie came down to train with me and he represents Renzo Gracie and Ricardo Almeida, I train with Cesar (Gracie) so, I really don’t want no part of that fight. I’m mostly interested in fighting people I don’t know. “ The...