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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...

Nov 29, 2011 3:37 pm

UFC NEWS – MFC to UFC: Jimmo Makes the Jump Against Karlos Vemola At UFC on FX 1

The last time Ryan Jimmo donned the UFC brand was during his TUF 8 appearance vs. future Strikeforce fighter Antwain Britt. Although Jimmo lost by majority decision to Britt, he kept an optimistic outlook in that one day he would earn another chance to fight on MMA’s biggest stage, saying on his elimination episode, “Dana...

Nov 18, 2011 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 139 weigh-in ceremony took place in front of a packed audience at San Jose’s HP Pavilion. Starting at approximately 4 p.m. local time, all fighters tipped the scales and made their bouts official for tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in...

Nov 17, 2011 9:19 am

MMA NEWS – DREAM Adds Takaya vs. Inoue & Kawajiri vs. Miyata To Year End Card

Dream officials have announced two additions to its annual New Year’s Eve show titled “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” Added to the ever growing night of fights are two featherweight matchups in the form of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazuyuki Miyata and for the featherweight title we have champ, Hiroyuki Takaya...

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...

Nov 14, 2011 10:13 am

MMA NEWS – Noons vs. *Evangelista* Official For Dec. 17 On Showtime

We originally reported that KJ Noons would face Billy Evangelista back on October 12 and now Strikeforce officials have made the bout official for the Dec. 17 show to air on Showtime. The event, which features many of the Strikeforce stars, takes place on December 17 from the Valley View Casino in San Diego. The...

Nov 14, 2011 10:10 am

UFC NEWS – Dan Henderson Wants Jon Jones After Shogun Fight This Weekend

“I actually would have rather been in a fight for the title, but this fight excites me too. Shogun’s a tough guy, and it’s gonna be a big challenge… I’m not going to try extra hard to knock him out just to get a title shot. I’m going out there first and foremost to win...

Nov 10, 2011 12:34 am

Alistair Overeem Files Lawsuit Against Golden Glory

Newly signed UFC heavyweight fighter, Alistair Overeem wants out of his management contract with Golden Glory and he is taking his request to court. The longtime Golden Glory fighter has made a mark in sports combat history. He holds the Strikeforce, Dream and K-1 Grand Prix heavyweight titles and is set to take on Brock...

Nov 9, 2011 7:30 am

Overeem vs. Lesnar For Number One Contender Say The Reem: Ready to kick Brocks A$#

“The winner of the fight between me and Brock [Lesnar] will fight the winner of Cain [Velasquez] and [Junior] dos Santos. You know what? I’m going to be bold. I’m going to kick that guy’s (Lesnar’s) ass.” During the latest edition of Ariel Helwani’s MMA Hour, Alistair Overeem spoke out about his fight at UFC...

Nov 7, 2011 5:50 am

UFC Pres Hasn’t Completely Shut The Door On A Paul Daley Return

“The Strikeforce-Showtime deal isn’t done yet. We’ll see what happens with that first. I just have a hard time with what Daley did. It’s not like Daley’s been so friendly since that happened, either. Plus, he hasn’t won. The guy’s got to win some fights. Any guy who loses in the UFC or other promotions,...

Oct 28, 2011 11:43 am

BJ Penn: "This is the new and improved BJ Penn"

A little over a decade ago, Jay Dee “BJ” Penn made his mixed martial arts debut by scoring a 1st round TKO victory over Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He earned the nickname “The Prodigy” because of his natural in-cage ability that easily had him pegged as the future of the sport. But with youth...

Oct 26, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/26/11)

The world top 10 heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Cain Velasquez is the current UFC heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. His undefeated reign of terror makes him undisputedly the number ranked heavyweight today. Little has changed...

Oct 26, 2011 8:09 am

Viacom Buys Majority Stake In Bellator

Viacom, the parent company behind MTV networks, has purchased a majority stake in the Bellator Promotion with plans to start airing shows on Spike TV in 2013. USA Today was the first to report the news of the story, as Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney explained that talks were ongoing for the past year, and that...

Oct 25, 2011 7:26 am

This weeks scheduled UFC 137 fan events in Las Vegas (Updated)

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...

Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Oct 24, 2011 1:57 pm

ProElite MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket 1 Released

ProElite Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is proud to present the first round of their Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament on November 5, 2011 from Moline, Il. This tournament consists of some of the best up and coming heavyweights in the world and the winner will be pushed into the upper tier of the heavyweight division. Tickets...

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 21, 2011 6:45 am

Fabricio Werdum: "For sure, I want to come back to UFC"

“I don’t have nothing. I just have my contract with Strikeforce. But for sure, I want to come back to UFC for sure because UFC is the best event in the world. The guys give me a chance, for sure I’ll come back.”

Oct 19, 2011 11:00 am

Rafael Cordeiro Says Fabricio Werdum Is In Talks With The UFC

“He’s back to the trainings, he’s making everybody laugh. He’ll probably fight in December… He’s talking to the UFC, and maybe they come up with something for December.  I like the idea, he deserves it.  In case it actually happens, UFC is the place he should’ve never left. The bests are there, and there’s where...