2833 Search Results for ultimate fighter

Dec 7, 2011 9:26 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping vs. Maia Added To UFC on FOX 2 Televised Card

The UFC announced this morning that their UFC on Fox 2 “triple header” will now include a middleweight matchup between top contenders Michael Bisping and Demian Maia. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In the main event, Phil Davis will square...

Dec 5, 2011 1:23 pm

UFC NEWS – TUF 14 Finale Salary Report: Bisping Takes Home $425,000

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the disclosed salary report for last weekend’s Ultimate Fighter season 14 Finale event and taking home the lion’s share of the $708,000 total disclosed payroll was British Fighter Michael Bisping. Bisping single handedly picked up more than 50% of the evenings salary with $425,000 in disclosed income. To put...


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 30, 2011 4:49 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143 Card Shaping Up With Addition of Sadollah vs. Lopez

The latest addition to the UFC 143 card is a welterweight bout now official between Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez. UFC officials took to twitter to announce the bout. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Georges St. Pierre will be the headliner...

Nov 29, 2011 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Bisping: Spies in my camp story is the ramblings of a madman

“I know for a fact that none of them have been divulging secrets,” Bisping said. “I think this is a sign of Jason a little bit nervous, you know, the impending doom tha iscoming his way this coming weekend and he’s trying to unsettle my camp. I think he’s looking at the Rmpage spygate thing...

Nov 25, 2011 8:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rampage Gets His Wish, Will Face Ryan Bader In Japan

It was just three days ago we reported here on BJPENN.COM that former UFC light-heavyweight champion; Rampage Jackson was upset at his exclusion from the UFC’s first trip to Japan. “It don’t look like I’m fighting in Japan, which I’m not happy about at all,” Jackson Tweeted. “I think it’s a big mistake by the...

Nov 23, 2011 5:20 am

MMA NEWS – Grove vs. Minowa In The Works For ProElite III On January 21

The UFC isn’t the only promotion making plans for the 2012 MMA season. ProElite version 2.0 is finalizing plans for their third MMA show scheduled for January 21, 2012 and they are headed back to where it all started at the Blaisdell Arena in Honolulu, Hawaii. The event is expected to feature a main event...

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 16, 2011 8:02 am

UFC NEWS – Nam Phan Picks Up Jim Hettes As UFC 141 Opponent

UFC officials have put together another matchup for their year end show set to go down on Dec. 30 in Las Vegas and it comes in the form of a featherweight showdown between Nam Phan and Jim Hettes. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in...

Nov 14, 2011 4:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Ramsey Nijem vs. Anthony Njokuani In the Works for UFC 141

UFC officials are apparently not done stacking the year-end event titled “UFC 141: Lesnar vs. Overeem”. The latest addition to the card comes in the form of a lightweight clash between Ramsey Nijem and Anthony Njokuani. UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas,...

Nov 14, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Bahadurzada vs. Silva & Maldonado vs. Nedkov Added To UFC 142 In Brazil

The ever growing roster for the UFC’s return trip to Brazil on Jan. 14 has just got two new additions. Welterweight fighters Siyar Bahadurzada and Erick Silva have agreed to square off as have light-heavyweights Stanislav Nedkov and Fabio Maldonado. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC...

Nov 8, 2011 9:08 am

Terry Etim Meets Edson Barboza At UFC 142

UFC 142 gets the addition of one more intriguing lightweight matchup and it comes in the form of Terry Etim vs. Edson Barboza. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier this afternoon. UFC 142 is expected to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s HSBC Arena. However, the event itself has yet to be...

Nov 3, 2011 12:27 pm

Sanchez Wants TUF Coaching Gig Opposite Penn

“My thing right now is to coach that show, I know that a title shot for me is going to happen one day it will but I would love to coach that show right now. I would like it to be against BJ (Penn); he is back at welterweight, let’s go do it and have...

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 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 22, 2011 10:08 am

Tony Ferguson vs. Yves Edwards Booked For TUF 14 Finale

The UFC has booked a lightweight bout between “TUF” season 12 winner, Tony Ferguson and long time MMA Veteran Yves Edwards for the upcoming Dec. 3 event. “The Ultimate Fighter” season 14 finale is set to take place from The Pearl at the Palms Casino Resort in Las Vegas. Headlining the event will be coaches...

Oct 21, 2011 12:21 pm

Brad Tavares Injured, Out OF UFC 137: Jorgensen vs. Curran Promoted To Main Card

And the UFC 137 changes keep coming… An undisclosed injury has forced Brad Tavares out of his UFC 137 bout with Justin Jacoby and in their place from the preliminary card will come Scott Jorgensen and Jeff Curran. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay...