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May 1, 2012 6:53 am

UFC on FOX 4 Get's Better, Travis Browne Vs. Ben Rothwell Added | UFC NEWS

By: Jason Kindschy The fight card for UFC on FOX 4 just keeps getting better. A heavyweight bout between rising star Travis “Hapa” Browne (13-0-1), and newly re-invented veteran of the sport, “Big” Ben Rothwell (32-8-0) has been added to the UFC on FOX 4 line up. UFC on FOX 4 is set to take...

Apr 30, 2012 4:48 pm

Report | Michael Bisping vs.Tim Boetsch Removed From UFC 148

By Jamie McAllister Michael Bisping vs. Tim Boetsch rumoured to be moved to UFC 149. The bout being moved is due to the Sonnen & Silva bout being moved from UFC 147 – UFC 148. The UFC 148 card already has two title fights and bouts between Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le also the rubber...

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 23, 2012 3:18 pm

PHOTO Diary | BJ Penn Travels To Sweden And Puerto Rico (Video Too)

BJ Penn last took you on an inside look of his day to day life a couple weeks ago. Alot has happened since the last diary publication. BJ flew into Sweden for UFC on FUEL and while there helped with UFC promotions. He than went off to Puerto Rico for some viewing parties out there,...

Apr 20, 2012 11:30 am

Just Scrap Radio | BJ Penn Says MMA is Growing Leaps and Bounds

By Lynn Mitchell: BJ Penn was the inaugural guest of Just Scrap Radio after attending UFC on Fuel 2 Gustafsson vs Silva – the 1st UFC Sweden.  The interview began with The Prodigy expressing to Pulver and the listeners  the explosive growth of MMA and the UFC. “It was a great show – it goes to show how much...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 10, 2012 3:20 pm

Hash Tag Rally For Mark Hunt | Why You Should Join The Cause

By Chris Taylor: Trending alert! #RallyforMarkHunt Following last weeks ‘shocking’ or ‘not so shocking’ news that #1 contender Alistair Overeem had indeed failed a random drug test for his bout against current Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos @ UFC 146; the MMA community has been busy debating possible replacements for the Championship bout. Frank Mir...

Apr 10, 2012 1:57 pm

With Overeem Most Likely Out, Now What Makes Sense?

By: Chase Raymond For those of you still stuck some where between 2001 to 2009, let me say this, Fedor Emelianenko has about as much of a chance at stepping in for Overeem as Joaquim Ferreira. Who is Ferreira you ask? He’s the only person to defeat Dos Santo’s back in 2007 in Dos Santos...

Apr 9, 2012 5:52 pm

The rally for Mark Hunt – A true underdog story

By Lewis Mckeever: Unless you have been living under a rock for the past few days, I’m sure you’re currently aware of the Mark Hunt situation; the rally for Mark Hunt and his quest for UFC gold. Hunt has been trending on twitter, building an online army of dedicated troops, smashing through Facebook polls and...

Apr 9, 2012 12:03 pm

Joe Rogan All Aboard The Mark Hunt Train | Thinks Hunt vs. JDS Makes Sense

“There are some wise people on this board, and I support this movement. Style wise that might be the most exciting match up. Either way, even if Hunt doesn’t replace the reem I would still love to see this matchup down the road, especially considering how good Hunt looked against Kongo.” UFC ringside commentator Joe...

Mar 14, 2012 10:52 am

UFC 146 | Struve vs. Hunt Expected As Pay-Per-View Opener In All Heavyweight Line Up

A “Big” card is an understatement if you were to use the adjective to describe the pay-per-view portion of UFC 146. As recently announced by UFC officials, the entirety of the UFC 146 PPV card will feature nothing but heavyweights. The latest addition to the lineup is a previously unannounced bout between Stefan Struve and...

Mar 1, 2012 10:47 am

Report | UFC 144 Medical Suspensions | Henderson Out Up To Six-Months

UFC 144 took place last Saturday night from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the main event the UFC’s lightweight title changed hands when Benson Henderson outpointed Frankie Edgar over the course of five-rounds to earn a unanimous decision victory on the judges’ scorecards. According to a report on Mixedmartialarts.com the UFC department...

Feb 26, 2012 1:04 am

Photo Gallery | UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson

The UFC’s return trip to Japan has come and gone. For the first time ever the UFC put on a four-hour pay-per-view event featuring seven main card fights. In the main event it was Ben Henderson who proved to be the better man and secured championship gold around his waist. The main event went the...

Feb 25, 2012 11:50 am

UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson Live Results & Discussion Thread

UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. The preliminary Card on Facebook.com...

Feb 24, 2012 8:29 pm

UFC 144 Weigh-In Results | Rampage Misses Weight, Forfeits 20% Of Purse

The UFC 144 weigh-ins have concluded and all bouts scheduled for tomorrows pa-per-view event are now official. UFC 144 is set to go down tomorrow night live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event...

Feb 17, 2012 10:08 am

UFC 144 Weigh-Ins Set For Saitama Super Arena On Feb. 24 | Condit Hosts Q&A

Heads up Japanese fight fans; the UFC is knocking at your front door and whether you like it or not they are coming in. The UFC 144 official weigh-ins ceremony (broadcast on BJPENN.COM) is going down next week on Friday, Feb. 24 at the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The same venue will host...

Jan 27, 2012 1:57 pm

UFC NEWS | Sotiropoulos Injured,Mitsuoka In Against Gomi At UFC 144

An injury has reportedly forced George Sotiropoulos out of his scheduled UFC 144 appearance against Takanori Gomi. Details of the injury were not disclosed at the time of this report. In his place to face Takanori Gomi comes Eiji Mitsuoka. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super...

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...

Jan 2, 2012 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Bout Order Set For “UFC 144: Edgar vs. Henderson”

UFC officials have finalized their fight card for the promotions return trip to Japan in February. A 24-main lineup will be featured in the land of the rising sun making up 12 official bouts. UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of...

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 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 30, 2011 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FX 1: Tickets On Sale Now

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will return to Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, Jan. 20, as lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller collide in the night’s main event from Bridgestone Arena. The Octagon’s return to “Music City” also coincides with the UFC’s first ever event on FX. UFC on FX: GUILLARD vs....

Nov 28, 2011 8:16 am

UFC NEWS – George Sotiropoulos Returns Against Takanori Gomi In Japan

A lightweight matchup has been added to the UFC 144 event set to take place in Japan between top lightweight, George Sotiropoulos and Japanese MMA legend Takanori Gomi. UFC officials announced the addition to the card during today’s pre-fight press conference at the Ritz-Carlton Tokyo Ballroom in Tokyo, Japan. “UFC 144: Japan” is set to...

Nov 17, 2011 5:49 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Gets A Date And Location

We announced earlier this week that the UFC’s first free fight card on the FX network is in the planning stages, however at the time, no date or location was given for the 2012 event. That has all changed as UFC on FX 1 is expected to take place on January 20th at Bridgestone Arena...