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Dec 18, 2014 4:59 am

GRUDGE MATCH! Herman vs. Brunson Rebooked For UFC 183

A middleweight grudge match between Ed Herman and Derek Brunson has been rebooked for UFC 183. UFC 183 goes down on January 31, from Las Vegas. In the main event, Anderson Silva returns against Nick Diaz. Herman and Brunson were originally scheduled to square-off on the UFC on FOX 13 Preliminary card. Brunson fell ill...

Dec 7, 2014 10:07 am

QUICK TWITT: Pros react to Lawler’s split decision win over Hendricks

Last night in the main event of UFC 181, Robbie Lawler defeated Johny Hendricks via split decision in a highly anticipated rematch. Below is a compilation of fighters reactions to the decision. Wait what? — Daniel Cormier (@dc_mma) December 7, 2014 Wow, didn't have it scored that way. — Dan Henderson (@danhendo) December 7, 2014...

Nov 25, 2014 5:00 am

“AMERICAN!”

Former UFC welterweight title challenger, Thiago Alves has earned his U.S. Citizenship. The proud Brazilian born American took to twitter to announce the good news. It's official. I am a American citizen! Very proud of this moment, God bless America!

Oct 29, 2014 5:00 am

WSOF’s “Mega-Event” Set For Dec. 13

World Series of Fighting announced today a highly-anticipated, welterweight (170 pounds) world championship Mixed Martial Arts main event showdown that has dubbed a “must see’ fight, between dangerous, reigning champion Rousimar “Toquinho” Palhares (16-6) of Dores Do Indaia, Minas Gerais Brazil and fellow Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu black belt and superstar Jon Fitch (26-6-1, 1 NC) of...


Oct 17, 2014 5:04 am

Booking Roundup! UFC Adds Several Matchups To Future Events

Catch up with all of the bookings the UFC has made this week for upcoming evens! First off we have Jared Cannonier vs. Shawn Jordan, who will meet at UFC 182 on January 3rd. Cannonier who is undefeated in his 7 fight pro career will be making his promotional debut at the event against Shawn...

Oct 13, 2014 8:51 pm

ATT Coach Discusses Teammate vs. Teammate Bouts Within The Camp

American Top Team is one of the top gyms in the world, under one roof, in the 170 division alone they house #1 contender Robbie Lawler, Tyron Woodley, Hector Lombard, Thiago Alves, Ben Saunders, and Colby Covington, and with Robbie Lawler fighting for the title on December 6th, there could be several ATT teammate vs....

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Aug 2, 2014 10:00 am

Patrick Cote: 11 Knee Surgeries In 12 Years of MMA

Injuries are common place in Mixed Martial Arts, and so are surgeries to repair them. Which is why it makes sense that a fighter, with the longevity of Patrick Cote, may have had multiple surgeries on the same part of the body. In a recent interview, the former UFC title challenger explained that since his...

Jul 22, 2014 1:01 pm

Matt Brown Looks To Chase UFC Record With KO Of Lawler

Matt “The Immortal” Brown has gotten the reputation as a finisher in the UFC. Of his 12 wins in his UFC career, Brown has finished 10 of his opponents, 9 by way of knockout, and one by way of submission. This Saturday when he faces off against Robbie Lawler, Brown is not only looking to...

Jul 8, 2014 7:17 pm

Jouban vs. Baczynski Set For Fight Night 47

UFC Fight Night 47: St. Preux vs. Bader takes place at the end of summer, and it just picked up another bout. Alan Jouban, who will be making his UFC debut, will fight Seth Baczynski. Jouban is riding a two fight winning streak into the Octagon with back to back wins in the RFA. Seth...

Jun 6, 2014 5:13 pm

Joe Rogan Believes That Cutting Weight For Fights Is Cheating

  Joe Rogan talks about the art of cutting weight for athletic competition, specifically cage fighting. “I definitely think so. I think there might be some sort of regulations where they weigh fighters during training five or six weeks out, the way they do random drug tests. They should probably do random weigh-ins as well...

Apr 23, 2014 4:50 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Salary Report: Fabricio Werdum Top Earner

Fabricio Werdum was the top earner at this past weekend’s UFC on FOX 11 event, as he collected a cool $175,000 in disclosed pay for his main event victory over Travis Browne. MMAjunkie obtained the list of disclosed payouts from the Florida State Boxing Commission earlier today. The total disclosed payroll for the event was...

Apr 20, 2014 10:37 am

UFC on FOX 11: Four Win $50k Bonus

Last night’s UFC on FOX 11 event delivered several notable performances, and the UFC brass took note. With their new bonus structure in place, four-fighters received an additional $50k for their efforts on the night. Donald Cerrone and Alex White both picked up $50k for their respective stoppages and Thiago Alves vs. Seth Baczynski took...

Apr 18, 2014 2:00 pm

UFC on FOX 11 Weigh-In Results

The UFC hit Orlando today with the UFC on FOX 11 weigh-ins event and it was a smashing success. In front of an energetic crowd, all participants from tomorrow night’s UFC on FOX 11 event hit the scales to make their bouts official. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FOX, 5 p.m....

Apr 6, 2014 7:41 pm

Mike Brown out of UFC on Fox 11, Alex White In Against Payan

On Friday night, UFC officials announced that Estevan Payan had lost yet another opponent for the UFC on Fox 11 card. He was previously matched up against Mike Brown, who is now out due to injury, but is instead facing Alex White in the Octagon. White (9-0) has been very successful while making his rounds...

Apr 3, 2014 9:47 am

UFC On FOX 11 Card Finalized

UFC on FOX 11 now has its thirteenth and final bout for the April 19 event. A middleweight showdown between Yoel Romero (7-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Brad Tavares (12-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) was chosen as the final main-card attraction. This card is quite the well-rounded one, as we will see huge heavyweights slug it out (Travis Browne vs. Fabricio Werdum),...

Feb 27, 2014 9:46 am

Sean Soriano Out of UFC on Fox 11 Due to Injury

An injury has knocked Sean Soriano out of UFC on Fox 11 less than a week after his bout with Estevan Payan was announced. Soriano (8-1) will be replaced with Mike Brown (26-9) on April 19th at the Amway Center in Orlando, Florida., as announced by UFC officials on Wednesday. American Top Team member, Mike...

Feb 20, 2014 3:16 pm

Soriano vs. Payan added to UFC on Fox 11 Card

Today the UFC announced one more match-up to go along with already stellar event at UFC on Fox 11 in Orlando, FL. Added to the Amway Center on April 19th, is a featherweight bout between Sean Soriano (8-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Estevan Payan (14-5 MMA, 0-2 UFC). Soriano is coming off of his first...

Feb 11, 2014 6:13 am

Two Hard-Hitting Heavyweights Make Their UFC Debuts At UFC on FOX 11

Another fight has been added to the UFC on FOX 11 card, as two heavyweights will square off in their promotional debuts. Dana White announced the match-up via Twitter, late last night: Undefeated Jack May will meet Derrick Lewis in the center of the Octagon, and – judging by their records and penchants for knockouts – one...

Jan 4, 2014 9:41 am

Rick Story vs. Kelvin Gastelum Confirmed for UFC 171

Yet another welterweight bout has been added to the UFC 171 card. Rick Story and Kelvin Gastelum have officially been penciled in for the event and they will duke it out in Dallas, Texas on March 15, 2014. The bout was announced by UFC’s official news Twitter account: Undefeated TUF 17 winner @KelvinGastelum faces ranked...

Oct 19, 2013 11:34 am

100 UFCs Ago | Revisiting UFC 66: Liddell vs. Ortiz II

Results: Chuck Liddell (C) defeated Tito Ortiz by TKO in Round 3 Keith Jardine defeated Forrest Griffin by TKO in Round 1 Andrei Arlovski defeated Marcio Cruz by TKO at 3:15 in Round 1 Michael Bisping defeated Eric Shafer by TKO at 4:24 in Round 1 Jason MacDonald defeated Chris Leben by Submission (Guillotine) in...

Sep 26, 2013 5:22 pm

Three More Fighters Released By UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has removed a number of fighters’ profiles from their website over the last couple weeks, and three more fighters who last fought on the UFC Fight Night 27 card have been removed today.   By Christopher Murphy @MurphMMA UFC fighters, Benny Alloway, Papy Abedi and James Head have all been cut...

Jul 18, 2013 9:16 am

Uriah Hall will now face John Howard at UFC Fight Night 26

Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran John Howard is making his return to the UFC. He will go up against middleweight Uriah Hall (7-3) at UFC Fight Night 26: Shogun vs. Sonnen at Boston’s TD Garden. The Boston Herald first reported the new match up and UFC officials confirmed the change. Howard (20-8) replaced Josh Samman who...

Jul 1, 2013 1:14 pm

Nick Ring Out, Josh Sammon In Against Uriah Hall at UFC on FS1: 1 in Boston

By JAKE CHASTAIN | Word just broke that Nick Ring has once again been forced to withdraw from an upcoming UFC fight. This time Ring (13-2 MMA, 3-2 UFC) will be pulled from the UFC on FS1: 1 card slated for August 17th in Boston. Ring was supposed to take on TUF 17 runner-up Uriah Hall (7-3 MMA, 0-1...