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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 15, 2011 10:55 am

UFC NEWS – Okami Books Boetsch For UFC In Japan

Japans most successful UFC fighter, Yushin Okami is planning on bringing the pain to his native soil in 2012 when the UFC heads to Japan in February. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As...

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 15, 2011 9:13 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem Predicts First Round Knockout Win Against Lesnar

“It’s going to be a very exciting fight. All the fans in the world will be watching out for this fight…. It’s a very interesting match up: You have the best, strongest wrestling guy out there versus the strongest, best striker. I think it’s pretty straightforward what he’s going to do, and I think it’s...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...

Nov 15, 2011 8:25 am

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Sacrificing It All To Return To Glory At UFC 139

“To my family, friends, and true students, I miss you guys and am coming home in a week. The choices I have to make to become a world champion again comes at an extremely high expense. I know what must be done to take care of my family, students, business, and employees. When I was...

Nov 15, 2011 8:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Files Lawsuit Against New York

The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) and a group of plaintiffs including fighters, fans, trainers and others involved with Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) announced today that they have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials challenging the constitutionality of the state law banning live professional MMA events and associated activities (the “Ban”). The lawsuit, filed...

Nov 14, 2011 4:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Ramsey Nijem vs. Anthony Njokuani In the Works for UFC 141

UFC officials are apparently not done stacking the year-end event titled “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem”. The latest addition to the card comes in the form of a lightweight clash between Ramsey Nijem and Anthony Njokuani. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 14, 2011 10:49 am

UFC NEWS – Fertitta States UFC Most Valuable Sports Franchise In The World

“I feel pretty comfortable saying we’re the most valuable sports franchise on the planet, more than Manchester United, more than the New York Yankees, more than the Dallas Cowboys.” 40.5% owner of the UFC, Lorenzo Fertitta tells the NY Times that he believes that the UFC is the most valuable sports franchise in the world....

Nov 14, 2011 10:46 am

UFC NEWS – Shields Set To Face Welterweight Newcomer Akiyama In Japan

A welterweight clash of epic proportions has just been confirmed by UFC officials to be going down in Japan in 2012 when Jake Shields returns to action to welcome Yoshihiro Akiyama to the UFC’s welterweight division. “UFC Japan”, while not yet made official by the promotion, is expected to go down on February 26 live...