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May 16, 2012 2:39 pm

BJPenn.com's Unofficial Guide to MMA Nicknames – The best and worst | UFC NEWS

Fighters have always carried nicknames. Most of them fit their persona, some do not, and some – well they don’t even make sense. Listed below are some notable fighter nicknames, and I will warn you now that a few of them are terrible. The ones identified are classified as Great, Good, and Terrible. The criteria...

May 10, 2012 2:47 pm

Chael Sonnen's Legacy of Lingo

With Chael Sonnen’s impending rematch with Anderson Silva at UFC 148 (and the hype that goes with it) I was inspired to write this article. Chael Sonnen has said some pretty interesting things throughout his UFC career. Granted most of them have been aimed at his arch rival and current UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva....

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

Apr 21, 2012 1:06 am

UFC 146 | Mir Promoted To Main Event Against JDS | UFC NEWS

UFC Boss man Dana White releases a tweet-bomb saying,“Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 the Mir vs JDS for the Heavyweight title in Las Vegasat the MGM Grand”. This comes as a surprise considering the fact that Alistair Overeem who was slated to face Junior Dos Santos on May 26th at UFC 146 and is set to...


Mar 7, 2012 1:17 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Frank Mir Set For UFC 146; Winner To Receive A Title Fight

“Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC world heavyweight champions Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez at UFC 146, May 26 in Las Vegas,” UFC president Dana White said. The heavyweights will be out in full force at UFC 146, as former UFC heavyweight champions, Cain Velasquez and Frank Mir...

Feb 10, 2012 8:56 am

Frank Mir vs. Cain Velasquez In The Works For 2012

The big boss, Lorenzo Fertitta confirmed yesterday that the UFC is working on putting together a heavyweight clash between two former champions. Frank Mir and Cain Velasquez is in the works for an undisclosed future event confirmed Fertitta in a fan Q&A yesterday evening. Former two-time heavyweight champion, Frank Mir will bring a three-fight win...

Jan 16, 2012 1:11 pm

BJ Penn's Weekly Pics

Running into Cheick Kongo and Mirko Cro Cop at UFC 137 Press Conference. Its always nice catching up with these guys. Cheick is still active and Mirko is one of the greatest ever period.

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Dec 28, 2011 4:31 am

UFC NEWS – Brendan Schaub Returns Against Ben Rothwell At UFC 145

A heavyweight tilt has reportedly been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in March. UFC officials announced late yesterday evening that Brendan Schaub and Ben Rothwell have agreed to square off in the cage at UFC 145. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected...

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 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...

Nov 17, 2011 9:49 am

UFC NEWS – Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo In The Works For UFC 143

A heavyweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks is expected to go down next year at UFC 143. The relentless Roy Nelson and the hard hitting Cheick Kongo have reportedly accepted offers to face one another in February of 2012 in a bout that will get the winner one step closer to an eventual...

Nov 3, 2011 11:51 am

Is Penn's "Time Off" a wise move? One Journalist Says "Yes"

B.J. Penn’s Decision To Take Time Off Is A Wise One Author: Jeremy Botter Penn’s sabbatical from fighting will ensure his return in 2012 B.J. Penn retired on Saturday night. Or maybe he didn’t. Issuing a concrete declaration on your future is a tough thing to do, and it’s even more difficult when you do...

Nov 1, 2011 7:30 am

UFC 137 Medical Suspensions Report

10 UFC 137 fighters will be forced on the shelf for a period of time as specified by The Nevada State Athletic Commission for damages suffered during last weekends pay-per-view event. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a...

Oct 31, 2011 10:50 am

UFC 137 Salary Report

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this past Saturday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and...

Oct 29, 2011 9:34 pm

UFC 137 Results: Diaz, Penn, Cerrone & Palaszewski Take home $75k Bonus

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this evening from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and most...

Oct 28, 2011 4:56 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Nick Diaz (170) vs. B.J. Penn (169) Cheick Kongo (234) vs. Matt Mitrione (255) Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (235) vs. Roy Nelson (252) Jeff Curran (134) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135) Hatsu Hioki (145) vs. George Roop (145) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Dennis Siver (155) Tyson Griffin (149)* vs....

Oct 27, 2011 10:25 am

Fans Encouraged To Attend Today's UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference today to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card at the New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. The press conference is expected to feature UFC President Dana White as well as main event competitors BJ Penn and Nick Diaz, co-main event fighters Matt Mitrione and...

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 8:02 am

Countdown to “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” Airs Tonight on Spike TV

Tonight the UFC and Spike TV will join forces once again to bring you the pre-fight UFC 137 preview. With all the changes to the card, including the loss of its main event between Georges St Pierre and Carlos Condit, the show has been cut down from its typical hour of airtime to just thirty-minutes....

Oct 22, 2011 10:52 am

UFC 137 Pre-Fight Press Conference Confirmed For New York-New York Hotel And Casino

The UFC is holding a pre-fight press conference next week on Thursday the 27th to promote next weekend’s UFC 137 pay-per-view card. Up until yesterday the location of the scheduled event was unknown, however the UFC has released the location as being, New York-New York’s Hotel and Casino’s Brooklyn Bridge. Fans are invited to attend...

Oct 17, 2011 1:07 pm

UFC 137 Prelims Set For Live Facebook Stream

As expected, UFC officials have announced that the five-fight UFC 137 untelevised preliminary card is set to stream live for free on popular social network, facebook.com. “UFC 137: St. Pierre vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event will feature a...

Oct 17, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-Ins Set for October 28th, Frank Mir to Host Q&A

“UFC 137: St-Pierre vs. Condit” is now two weeks away and we gained word today that the weigh-ins for the event are set to take place the day before, on Friday, October 28th, at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, Nevada. The same venue will also play host to the following night’s pay-per-view...

Sep 26, 2011 10:48 am

Spike TV Set To Counter Program UFC on FOX 1 With Velasquez vs. Dos Santos Marathon

Don’t be fooled MMA fans… On November 12 Spike TV is launching a UFC special titled “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos” that will air during the UFC on Fox event featuring “Velasquez vs. Dos Santos”. This is only the latest, and probably not the last time that the rift between the UFC and their current (soon...

Sep 10, 2011 7:02 am

UFC 137 Sold Out!

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced that tickets to UFC 137 at Mandalay Bay Events Center on Oct. 29 sold out within a few hours of being made available to the public today. Headlined by a welterweight title fight between champion Georges St-Pierre and the surging Carlos Condit, UFC 137 will also feature an outstanding co-main...