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Jan 5, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FUEL TV 1 Fight Card

The Octagon returns to Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents an intense welterweight bout between top contenders Diego Sanchez and Omaha native Jake Ellenberger. Sanchez, the season one winner of The Ultimate Fighter, and Ellenberger, a winner of five straight, will collide at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. It will...

Jan 5, 2012 7:00 am

MMA NEWS – Ronda Rousey Gets Wish, Showdown With Tate Likely For March

In what has probably become the biggest matchup in women’s MMA, Strikeforce champion, Miesha Tate will likely face four-fight MMA veteran and Olympic Judo medalist, Ronda Rousey in her first title defense. Rousey has been campaigning for the fight ever since her last victory over Julia Budd this past November. However in order to challenge...

Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Dec 30, 2011 1:05 pm

UFC NEWS – Pro’s Pick Lesnar vs. Overeem For BJPENN.COM

It came to me late last night, while I was working away on BJPENN.COM that our readers here might enjoy some insight from some of MMA’s insiders about tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. As such, I reached out to some of the friendliest guys in my phone book to...


Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Gegard Mousasi Waiting for Title Shot, UFC Aspirations as Well?

Nearly two years since he lost the title, Gegard Mousasi is waiting in the wings for another light-heavyweight title shot from Strikeforce executives. It is rumored that Mousasi will face the victor of Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, who are fighting for the vacant light-heavyweight title that was relinquished by Dan Henderson as he transitioned...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Noons Next for Melendez?

With Noons and Melendez coming off of recent victories in the Strikeforce organization, fans and media press are inquiring about a possible match for the lightweight championship. “I think Gilbert’s a great champion,” Noons told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show. “I think he’s definitely one of the best. Styles make fights. I think I’m...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 26, 2011 5:56 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Books First UFC Fight Against Travis Browne At UFC 145

As we reported before the holidays, Strikeforce heavyweight fighter, Chad Griggs has been signed over to the UFC. He now has a debut opponent and it is a very tall order for any fighter. The undefeated Travis Browne has agreed to welcome Chad Griggs in a UFC heavyweight matchup scheduled for UFC 145 in March....

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 22, 2011 3:31 pm

MMA NEWS – KJ Noons: I Can’t Retire Off The Purses I Make In MMA

“I love my job, fighting. But there is a life after fighting. I’m still young, I still want to fight, don’t get me wrong on that. There’s a life after fighting. It just made me think when I got married — it’s hard to make a living on fighting, and some guys in their young...

Dec 22, 2011 11:00 am

MMA NEWS – Coker Picks Melendez Over Edgar In Hypothetical Champ vs. Champ Match

“I believe he is the No. 1 lightweight in the world. Believe me, those other guys, I take nothing away from them. Listen, styles make fights, and I’m really looking at Frankie Edgar and Gilbert, that match-up as to who would win that fight and how that fight would look. Ben Henderson, Cowboy Cerrone, all...

Dec 20, 2011 3:00 pm

MMA NEWS – Mousasi Wants Rematch With "King Mo"

“My only loss in a couple years has been to King Mo, so I would definitely like that fight, especially if it’s a title fight. Light heavyweight isn’t that bad in Strikeforce you have Mike Kyle, Feijao, King Mo, me, there’s some upcoming guys so it’s getting stacked even more. It’s getting better. I think...

Dec 20, 2011 1:10 pm

UFC NEWS – "I'm Looking Forward To Fighting Dos Santos" Says Overeem

“Style-wise, dos Santos is going to be an excellent fight for me — striker against striker. With my experience, I should have the upper hand. I must say that he is very dangerous with his hands. He’s got a lot [of power] in both punches; he’s clever and he’s fast. I’m looking forward to fighting...

Dec 20, 2011 8:43 am

MMA NEWS – Masvidal Went Into Melendez Fight Injured

Last night a close friend of Jorge Masvidal sent out a photo of the Strikeforce lightweight title challenger getting his arm casted (featured). In his report he states that Jorge hurt his hand in the first round of his fight last weekend and tried to gut through it. With photo evidence of the American Top...

Dec 19, 2011 11:22 am

UFC NEWS – M-1 Global President Calls Dana White "A Dog On Hay"

“We want to have 3 fights. One in Russia, one in Europe, and one in the USA. We really want to get a rematch with Werdum, but he is locked up in the prison called UFC, and because of that arranging for him to fight Fedor would be very difficult. Dana White is like a...

Dec 19, 2011 9:19 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem On Steroid Accusations: Haters Gonna Hate

“I’m now the most tested fighter in the sport. I will be tested four times in three weeks, and then at least twice more in the next six months in addition to any testing for my next fight. I have had people – I will politely call them ‘haters’ – accuse me of taking steroids...

Dec 14, 2011 2:24 pm

UFC NEWS: Werdum Set To Return Against Big Country At UFC 143

Top 10 heavyweight fighter, Fabricio Werdum is making a comeback to the UFC against Roy Nelson on Super Bowl weekend. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Nick Diaz will face Carlos Condit for the UFC’s interim welterweight title live on pay-per-view. After...

Dec 9, 2011 9:59 am

MMA NEWS: Ronda Rousey Hints That Female Champ Cyborg Is On Performance Enhancers

“Yeah, well I think it would be easy for her to make 135lbs if she stopped doing certain things, and that’s her decision.” In an interview with Dave Meltzer, “Rowdy” Ronda Rousey talks about Cris Cyborg’s move to 135lbs, and why she believes the current women’s featherweight champion could easily make the cut. With one...

Dec 4, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely Set For UFC on FOX 2

Two lightweight fighters have simultaneously dropped to the featherweight division and agreed to face each other in their 145 pound debut. Charles Oliveira will meet Eric Wisely at the UFC’s return trip to network television. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV....

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...