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Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Jan 9, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Maldonado Forced Off UFC 142 Card With Injury,

This Saturday’s UFC 142 fight card has lost a light-heavyweight contest and as a result the event will feature only 10 fights. Fabio Maldonado has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appointment with Caio Magalhaes at UFC 142. The UFC will not seek a replacement for the...

Jan 5, 2012 6:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 1 Gets Dillashaw vs. Watson and Brookins vs. Rocha

Two fights have been added to the UFC’s inaugural show on FUEL TV. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Walel Watson as well as featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha have agreed to face off on the evenings fight card. UFC officials took to twitter today with the two announcements. UFC on FUEL TV is set to...

Jan 5, 2012 6:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Escudero Returns Against Danzig At UFC 145

A lightweight bout has just been added to the UFC 145 card in Montreal in the form of Efrain Escudero vs. Mac Danzig. UFC officials confirmed the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the...


Jan 5, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FUEL TV 1 Fight Card

The Octagon returns to Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents an intense welterweight bout between top contenders Diego Sanchez and Omaha native Jake Ellenberger. Sanchez, the season one winner of The Ultimate Fighter, and Ellenberger, a winner of five straight, will collide at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. It will...

Jan 4, 2012 12:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Quotes From Today’s UFC 142 Pre-Fight Press Conference Call

Today the UFC held their UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” pre-fight conference call. Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson where all on the line today fielding questions from members of the media who got the invite to participate. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 28, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Ed Herman Returns Against Clifford Starks At UFC 143

The UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card just got a little deeper with the addition of a middleweight contest between Ed Herman and Clifford Starks. UFC officials announced the bout just moments ago. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. Georges St....

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

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 28, 2011 4:15 am

UFC NEWS – Court McGee Draws Constantinos Philippou In UFC on FX 2 Bout

A middleweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second trip to the FX network in the form of Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday evening. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

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 26, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Autograph Session This Thursday

Fans headed to Vegas this week for UFC 141 will get the chance to get in on the official UFC 141 autograph session prior to this week’s weigh-in ceremony on Thursday. Featuring UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson, the UFC 141 pre-fight autograph event is...

Dec 19, 2011 8:51 am

UFC NEWS – Caio Magalhaes In For Nedkov Against Maldonado At UFC 142

In the last minute reshuffling of UFC 142, the UFC has etched their final “replacement” contract for their return trip to Brazil. UFC newcomer Caio Magalhaes will fill the final void on UFC 142 left by Staslov Nedkov and face Fabio Maldonado next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from...

Dec 16, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142: Broughton & Bahadurzada Out With Injuries

UFC 142 has taken a hit today. We reported just moments ago of the removal of Paulo Thiago and Stanislov Nedkov from UFC 142 and now the UFC has announced two more withdrawals from their return trip to Brazil. Both Rob Broughton and Siyar Bahadurzada have been forced off the card due to injuries suffered...

Dec 15, 2011 10:52 am

UFC NEWS – Simpson vs. Markes, Brookins vs. Yahya Added To UFC on FUEL 1

Two more fights have been added to the UFC’s February debut on FUEL TV in the form of Aaron Simpson vs. Ronny Markes and Jonathan Brookins vs. Rani Yahya. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15. No venue has been announced to host the event, but a...

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...

Dec 9, 2011 8:45 am

MMA NEWS – Four Bouts Official For "STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE" In January

STRIKEFORCE announced yesterday that it will host an exciting middleweight championship bout in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Jan. 7, when champion Luke Rockhold battles UFC veteran Keith Jardine in the night’s main event, live from The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. STRIKEFORCE®: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE will...

Dec 8, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Jacoby vs. Camozzi Added To UFC on FOX 2

UFC officials have announced the addition of a middleweight bout to nest month’s UFC on FOX 2 event. Both Justin Jacoby and Chris Camozzi have agreed to face off on the evenings preliminary card. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In...