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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...

Nov 10, 2011 7:10 pm

UFC 137 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) confirmed today that all UFC 137 participants that underwent drug screenings passed. UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place October 29 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...

Nov 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC 141: Gamburyan vs. Nunes & Assuncao vs. Pearson Official

UFC officials took to twitter recently with the announcement of two UFC 141 featherweight additions. According to the UFC’s post, Manny Gamburyan has agreed to face off with Diego Nunes and Junior Assuncao will take on Ross Pearson. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

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 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...