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Jul 17, 2012 8:41 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick on Silva vs. Sonnen 2 controversy, fighting angry, and more.

Mike Swick is one of the best fighters to come out of the American Kickboxing Academy. Since his appearance on the first The Ultimate Fighter he has proven he belongs in the UFC. Swick has been in big fights and situations where emotions controlled his actions. Perhaps the best example in recent years of this...

Jul 16, 2012 1:03 am

Carwin Warns ‘UFC Jester’ Roy Nelson That Coaching TUF Is No Joke | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC  announced that Heavyweights Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson will coach The Ultimate Fighter. Carwin recently commented on the opportunity on his blog and has no plans to get caught up in ‘Jester’ Roy Nelsons jokes. “This will be the first time in my adult life that I wont be working....

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...

Jul 12, 2012 8:42 am

Roy Nelson & Shane Carwin Set To Coach Next TUF Installment | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is proud to announce the coaches for the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter are interim UFC heavyweight champion Shane Carwin and top heavyweight contender Roy ‘Big Country’ Nelson. Taping for the show’s second season on FX will begin in early August, with the debut episode slated to air in...


Jul 11, 2012 11:29 pm

Dana White Reveals TUF: The Smashes Coaches | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White while appearing on FUEL TV on Wednesday night announced the coaches for the upcoming season of TUF. The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes, features a team of Australian fighters against a team of U.K. fighters. “The coaches are (Ross) Pearson and (George) Sotiropoulos,” said White, also noting, “They will fight at...

Jul 8, 2012 6:46 pm

EDITORIAL | In Depth: The Dynamic past of Amateur MMA part 1

Amateur MMA is the hottest it has ever been. Fighters young and old are stepping in to the cage to test themselves every weekend in front of hundreds of people. Blood work, ringside physicians, sanctioning, and the regulation of events have become the standard for most, if not all events today. It wasn’t always this...

Jul 6, 2012 11:51 pm

Jimy Hettes vs. Marcus Brimage Added to UFC 152 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister A Featherweight bout has been added to the UFC 152 card. Jimy Hettes has agreed to face Marcus Brimage UFC officials announced the news on Friday. In his last bout Hettes put on an impressive display defeating Nam Phan taking the unanimous decision and moving to a perfect (10-0) and (2-0) UFC....

Jul 2, 2012 7:58 am

Video | Dakota Cochrane Chokes Out Joe "Daddy" Stevenson | MMA News

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. For the latest MMA News and fight updates stay tuned...

Jul 1, 2012 10:10 pm

UFC Vet Joe Stevenson Loses To TUF : Live Contestant Dakota Cochrane Via Submission

By Jamie McAllister Former UFC Lightweight contender Joe Stevenson lost his first fight since being released by the UFC. Stevenson lost the bout to The Ultimate Fighter: Live contestant Dakota Cochrane in the second round via submission at Resurrection Fighting Alliance 3 in Kearney, Nebraska. Since losing in his title challenge at UFC 80 to...

Jul 1, 2012 1:23 pm

Siyar Bahadurzada Injured, Matt Riddle In vs. Chris Clements at UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner The injury bug has struck again. Michael Bisping, Thiago Alves, Yoshihiro Akiyama, Thiago Silva, Jose Aldo and George Roop were all expected to fight at the UFC 149 card in Calgary, Alberta but were all forced off the card due to injuries. Now, you can add Siyar Bahadurzada to that list. UFC...

Jun 21, 2012 12:30 pm

Johnson vs. Castillo Set For UFC 151 | UFC NEWS

The UFC has booked a lightweight fight for their UFC 151 event coming this September between Danny Castillo and Michael Johnson. UFC 151 is taking place on September 1st from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. In the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is expected to make his latest attempt at...

Jun 21, 2012 8:13 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 147: Full Episode | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin and former Pride middleweight champ Wanderlei Silva rematch. Elite heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum continues his run to the ttle against 15 and 1 Mike Russow, and new Ultimate Fighter champs in the featherweight and middleweight divisions will be crowned.

Jun 20, 2012 6:09 am

Kendall Grove Back With Tito Ortiz To Improve His Wrestling Game | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Kendall Grove in an interview with MMAWeekly. Grove the winner of The Ultimate Fighter Season 3 was cut from the UFC after back to back losses to Demian Maia and Tim Boetsch, since leaving the UFC Grove has gone (3-1) most recently defeating Derek Brunson via split-decision. “I was training for a...

Jun 19, 2012 12:00 pm

Delorme vs. Rivera Booked For UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s debut in Calgary, Alberta, Canada in the form of Roland Delorme vs. Francisco Rivera. Delorme was originally expected to welcome DREAM champion, Bibiano Fernandes to the UFC, however after a very confusing state of affairs that proved Bibiano was uninterested in the offer presented by the...

Jun 18, 2012 3:48 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES ON SALE FRIDAY

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of...

Jun 18, 2012 3:47 pm

Justin Lawrence Meets Max Holloway At UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister A featherweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return to Denver. TUF Live stand-out Justin Lawrence is set to face Max Holloway. UFC officials on Monday announced the fight for UFC 150. Its placement on the card is not yet known. UFC 150’s main card airs on pay-per-view, while FX and...

Jun 16, 2012 2:43 pm

VIDEO | UFC 147: Silva vs Franklin II Extended Preview | UFC NEWS

Ever since their epic first meeting in 2009, Wanderlei Silva has sought redemption against former UFC middleweight champion Rich Franklin, eager to even the score. On June 23rd, in Silva’s home country of Brazil, the two legendary powerhouses will meet again in a UFC 147 main event guaranteed to produce some of the most explosive...

Jun 16, 2012 4:25 am

John Teixeira vs. Hugo Viana Added To UFC 147 | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Two of the Featherweights from this season of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil have been added to the UFC 147 card. John “Macapa” Teixeira and Hugo “Wolverine” Viana have been added to the prelims. Sources close to the fighters confirmed the bout. Teixeira in his professional career is undefeated and nine of his...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 13, 2012 1:00 pm

Exclusive | Javier Mendez on Swick's return, Thomson vs. Melendez 4

Once again legendary AKA founder Javier Mendez opened up to BJpenn.com and this time he touched on two of the school’s most recognizable names, Mike Swick and Josh Thomson. Mike Swick exploded on to the scene after competing on the first season of The Ultimate Fighter. Since then Mike has dropped down from light heavyweight...

Jun 9, 2012 3:01 pm

Exclusive | Martin Kampmann Wants The Champ, Will Settle For Hendricks | UFC NEWS

Martin Kampmann is coming off what some people might call his biggest win to date. At the Ultimate Fighter 15 finale he knocked out top contender Jake Ellenberger. The fight was not easy and in the first round Kampmann was rocked and fell to the canvas. Ellenberger could not finish the fight and apparently Martin...

Jun 9, 2012 11:29 am

GSP vs. Condit, Kampmann vs. Hendricks In The Works For UFC 154 | UFC NEWS

UFC president Dana White announced Friday following UFC on FX 3 -Johnson vs. McCall an expected headliner between interim welterweight champ Carlos Condit and welterweight champ Georges St-Pierre and co-main event Johny Hendricks vs. Martin Kampmann in the works for UFC 154 on Nov. 17 at Bell Centre in Montreal. The welterweight bout represents a contingency in the...