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Jun 14, 2013 8:35 am

Quick Twitt | UFC Interim-Bantamweight Champion Renan Barao Says He’s Ready to Fight

The UFC’s bantamweight division hasn’t had a legitimate champion at the head of its division since 2011 when Dominick Cruz last fought and defended his title against current flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson. With Cruz’s return left without an official timeline, the UFC filled his spot temporarily. In his spot, the UFC crowned Renan Barao the...

Jun 13, 2013 3:01 pm

Cain Velasquez vs. Junior dos Santos Targeted for UFC 166 Main Event in Houston

  The third in a trilogy of exciting heavyweight title fights is now targeted for the main event of UFC 166 as heavyweight champion Cain Velasquez (12-1) defends his title for the second time against former UFC heavyweight champion, Junior dos Santos (16-2). Dana White told members of the media during a scrum for UFC...

Jun 13, 2013 1:50 am

Jon Jones to Defend Title Against Alexander Gustafsson at UFC 165

UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones (18-1) now has an opponent to defend his title against as rising UFC star, Alexander Gustafsson (15-1) has apparently been scheduled to face Jones. If Jones wins this bout, he will break Tito Ortiz’s record for the most consecutive title defenses in UFC light-heavyweight history which now stands at five....

Jun 7, 2013 12:48 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 10: Nogueria vs. Werdum Weigh-In Results

All fighters made weight at today’s official UFC on FUEL TV 10:Nogueria vs. Werdum weigh-in ceremony in Brazil. UFC on fUEL TV 10 takes place tomorrow night live and free on FUEL TV from the Paulo Sarasate Arena in Fortaleza, Ceara, Brazil. The full weigh-in results are as follows: MAIN CARD: (FUEL TV, 8 p.m....

Jun 4, 2013 8:47 pm

Chael Sonnen vs. Mauricio Rua Set for UFC on FOX Sports 1 #1 Main Event

As reported on UFC Tonight, Chael Sonnen (27-13-1) will face Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua (21-7) in the main event of the inaugural FOX Sports 1 event on August 17th. The card will take place at the TD Garden in Boston, Massachusetts. This fight came about after an odd turn of events that once again saw Sonnen...

May 31, 2013 7:44 am

Soa Palelei vs. Nikita Krylov booked for UFC 164 in Milwaukee

Another heavyweight tilt has been added to UFC 164 in Milwaukee, as it was announced that undefeated UFC newcomer Nikita Krylov (14-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet Soa “The Hulk” Palelei (18-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) at the Bradley Center on August 31. The undefeated Ukrainian heavyweight, Krylov, has won all 14 of his fights by...

Apr 11, 2013 8:53 am

UFC Addresses Recent Amateur Fighter Death

At an unregulated amateur MMA event last week in Michigan, competitor Felix Pablo Elochukwu died in the match. There were no doctors on site and Elochukwu may have had an existing medical condition going into the fight. Regardless, the UFC had no involvement in this promotion nor do they carry responsibility for it. But at...

Mar 19, 2013 7:38 pm

Riki Fukuda Cut From UFC | UFC NEWS

The fighter cuts have continued for The UFC, as middleweight Riki Fukuda announced his release from the organization via Twitter. Fukuda lost a unanimous decision to Brad Tavares earlier in March at UFC On Fuel TV 8 in Japan. Im cut from UFC.I had a special experience.Thank you very much all my suport and @ufc...

Mar 13, 2013 8:40 am

Freddie Roach Trains ‘Improperly Taught’ Shogun Rua to Punch | UFC News

  Renowned boxing trainer Freddie Roach was brought onboard Mauricio Rua’s training camp for UFC 161 to help Rua with his striking. Rua is known for his muay-thai game but according to Roach, when it comes to technical punches, Rua wasn’t properly taught how to throw them. Roach spoke to GracieMag on his work with Rua:...

Mar 4, 2013 4:09 pm

Jake Shields Joins BJPENN.COM Radio Line Up This Wednesday | UFC NEWS

UFC welterweight fighter, Jake Shields, is the latest addition to the BJPENN.COM Radio guest list this week. Shields is coming off an Athletic suspension for testing positive for banned substances and is rumored to be scheduled for a date with fellow Strikeforce import Tyron Woodley at UFC 161 this June. Jake joins Cesar Gracie this...

Nov 18, 2012 11:36 am

VIDEO | UFC 154: GSp vs. Condit Full Event Highlight | UFC NEWS

Georges St-Pierre and Carlos Condit fought an absolute war for 5 rounds at UFC 154! Condit put up a great fight and almost finished the champion at one point, but St-Pierre proved to be too much for him to handle. What an amazing night of fights! Check out the full review of the evenings card...

Apr 22, 2014 11:21 am

Cormier Coach: ‘We’re Planning For Dan Henderson’s H-Bomb’

“That’s what we’re planning for. Going against the H-bomb…. I would think that maybe you’d (Dan Henderson) want a little more time off. But you know what, maybe his thought process is, ‘I’m in shape now. I’m older, it’s harder to stay in shape. Why don’t I just take care of it now since I’m...

Jan 29, 2014 1:56 pm

Sam Stout vs. K.J. Noons set for the “TUF Nations: Finale” in Quebec City

During today’s UFC news conference in Quebec City, UFC executive Tom Wright announced that a lightweight bout featuring hard hitting strikers Sam Stout (20-9-1 MA, 9-8 UFC) and K.J. Noons (12-7 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest addition to the “TUF Nations: Finale” event set for April 16 in Quebec City, Canada. Sam “Hands of...

Oct 31, 2013 9:30 am

John Maguire Signs with Cage Warriors, Debut Set for December 31st

  English mixed martial artist, John Maguire is headed to his home country of England to compete with Cage Warriors, a promotion based in London, England. Maguire was released from the UFC earlier this year after his third consecutive loss at UFC 161 in his return to the lightweight division. Maguire went 2-3 in the...

Oct 10, 2013 1:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Louis Fisette’s TUF 18 Fighter Blog Week 6

Louis “Petit Pain” Fisette (6-1 MMA) is one of the youngest talents in MMA’s rich 135-pound division. The 23 year-old Canadian bantamweight is a contestant on this season of (TUF:18) The Ultimate Fighter: Tate vs. Rousey. Here is what Louis had to say about Week 6 of his ‘TUF’ experience: Going out for the pool party...

Sep 6, 2013 2:13 pm

James Krause vs. Bobby Green Booked For Nov. 6 Event

A lightweight bout has been added to the upcoming Fight For The Troops event in the form of James Krause vs. Bobby Green. UFC officials announced the contest via twitter this afternoon. UFC Fight Night 31 or ‘Fight For The Troops 3’, is set to go down from Kentucky’s Fort Campbell on November 6th. The...

Aug 6, 2013 9:12 am

Hendo’s Coach: Vitor Belfort will ‘regret’ asking for Dan Henderson rematch

Vitor Belfort (23-10 MMA, 12-6 UFC) may still have Chael Sonnen in his sights, but “The Phenom” is already widening his search for potential opponents, this according to his wife and manager, Joana Prado. She spoke to SporTV recently and mentioned that should a fight with Sonnen fail to materialize, Belfort’s second option would be...

Jun 17, 2013 12:31 pm

Dan Henderson Open To Going Down In Weight Following Most Recent Defeat

“Yeah I’d consider [a drop to middleweight]. I mean I don’t feel weak or overpowered at 205, but yeah I would consider it, I weighed in at 204 today and didn’t miss a meal… I got a couple trips planned with my kids this summer. I would at least like to have the summer this...

Jun 15, 2013 11:56 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson: I plan on stopping Rashad

Dan Henderson talked with UFC Tonight’s Ariel Helwani after the weigh in for UFC 161 and he has one thing on his mind. Finishing Rashad Evans in dramatic fashion. Will Hendo get the job done? Ariel Helwani: Dan, some people have suggest that Rashad Evans has lost a step, do you agree? Dan Henderson:No, I’m...

Jun 14, 2013 7:14 am

Roy Nelson Uses Racial Slur While Discussing Daniel Cormier

Roy Nelson has long been popular for both his consistently entertaining fights and humorous interviews with members of the media. This time, however he may have crossed a line. In talking about his rivalry with fellow UFC heavyweight, Daniel Cormier, Nelson used some unwarranted language. In discussing Daniel Cormier’s decision in turning down a fight...

Jun 13, 2013 2:03 pm

Georges St-Pierre vs. Johny Hendricks Scheduled for Unannounced Fall Event

  UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre (24-2) has been scheduled to defend his title against Johny Hendricks (15-1) at an unconfirmed event in the fall of this year most likely at an arena in Las Vegas. UFC president Dana White confirmed the news during a conversation with the media while promoting UFC 161. St-Pierre last...

Jun 13, 2013 1:06 pm

Pat Barry: Steroids not a factor

UFC heavyweight Pat Barry (8-5 MMA, 5-5 UFC) is set to square off with Shawn Jordan (14-4 MMA, 2-1 UFC) at this Saturday’s UFC 161 pay-per-view event in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. Barry is one of the UFC’s ‘smaller’ heavyweights, normally giving up a considerable size advantage to his octagon opponents. Barry recently watched one of...

Jun 5, 2013 10:25 am

Dan Henderson: I have unfinished business with Jon Jones

Former Strikeforce and Pride champion, Dan Henderson (29-9 MMA, 6-3 UFC), is 100 percent focused on his UFC 161 headliner with opponent Rashad Evans (17-3-1 MMA, 12-3-1 UFC). But, Hendo says he still has unfinished business with current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones: “Obviously, that’s something that was supposed to happen last year and...