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Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

UFC’s Year-End Event Will Not Take Place This Year

That’s right, UFC 182 will take place on Jan. 3, 2015 instead of the usual Saturday after Christmas. According to MMAJunkie, the UFC has confirmed this date. So why the date change? Simply because the UFC doesn’t want to put on an event two days after Christmas. This year the holiday lands on a Thursday,...

Jun 27, 2014 6:37 am

The UFC Adds Three Big Names To UFN: Hunt vs. Nelson

The UFC will return to Japan in September for UFC Fight Night: Hunt vs. Nelson event. It appears that the UFC is planning on giving the Japanese fans a huge night of fights featuring plenty of fan favorites and local talent. It’s safe to say that Mark Hunt is one of those favorites. As for...

Jun 27, 2014 6:35 am

Dan Miller Looking to Return Fall of This Year

It looks like Dan Miller will be making a return to the Octagon this fall, according to his manager, Jordan Mein. “Dan Miller’s back to training. I contacted (UFC matchmaker) Joe Silva, and we’re looking to (get back) in September. Hopefully anywhere from September on you’ll see Dan Miller back in the octagon,” Mein told...

Jun 26, 2014 9:33 pm

STAREDOWNS! Marquardt-Te Huna Square Off In Aukland

This Saturday Morning/Friday Night-ish, the UFC makes its debut in Aukland Norway. Leading that charge is main event fighters, Nate MArquardt and James Te Huna. (Seen Above) In the co-main event, Soa Palelei takes on Jared Rosholt. (Seen Below)

Jun 26, 2014 9:28 pm

‘UFC FIGHT NIGHT AUKLAND: Marquardt vs. Te Huna’ Weigh-In Results

If you missed BJPENN.COM’s live broadcast of tonight’s Weigh-ins, you’re in the right place. The event serves as the UFC’s debut in Aukland, Norway. In the main event, Nate Marquardt faces off with James Te Huna live on UFC Fight Pass. Here are the results: MAIN CARD: (UFC Fight Pass, 2 a.m. PT – Saturday)...

Jun 26, 2014 6:26 pm

New Bellator Boss Scott Coker Writes Letter To Fight Fans

With Scott Coker recently taking the helm of Bellator MMA, many MMA fans are interested in seeing what changes Coker plans on bringing to the promotion. While he has already made a few decisions, such as largely eliminating the tournament format and trimming the roster of some fighters, it’s still unknown just how much Coker...

Jun 26, 2014 6:18 pm

QUICK TWITT | UFC Fighters React To USA vs Germany World Cup Game

Team U.S.A. has had some moderate success in this year’s FIFA World Cup. And though, they recently lost to Germany, they still get to advance through to the next round. The MMA World took to twitter with reactions and commentary throughout the match. Check it: No pressure, well except for BILLION people that are watching....

Jun 26, 2014 3:00 pm

Rousey Eyeing Fourth Title Fight In 2014

UFC bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey hasn’t even fought Alexis Davis yet, and already, she’s got her eyes set on what’s next. The first ever UFC female champion is set to fight next week in the UFC 175 co-main event, and if things go her way, she wants another fight later this year. Her words: (via...

Jun 26, 2014 2:52 pm

Galvao Expecting ‘Evolved’ Chael Sonnen In Metamoris 4 Headliner

“It won’t be easy… He has evolved and that’s natural. If you fight MMA, you should know jiu-jitsu. That’s a fact. That’s why he trains jiu-jitsu like every other MMA fighter. Evolution is a consequence of training, and he has evolved a lot. I will train and fight by the rules, going for the submission...

Jun 26, 2014 2:40 pm

Schaub Not In EA UFC Game, Says Creators Can Suck A D***

“I don’t know if it’s contract negotiations or what. When I was at the Joe Rogan show, one of the creators came up to me and said, ‘listen man, we’ve seen the outcries, we know we’re going to figure it out and we’re going to put you in the game.’ So, I’m waiting for that....

Jun 26, 2014 9:00 am

Cub Swanson: ‘I’ve fought better’

“I think when he does knock people out, he’s right, he hits hard. There is no arguing that. But I’m not that easy to hit. If we want to compare knockouts, whether I TKO people or knock them out, a win is a win and I think I’ve done it to better opponents.” In a...

Jun 26, 2014 6:46 am

GSP Writes Letter Of Support During Canadian Drug Lord’s U.S. Trial

The following letter was written by former UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, who penned the words of support for the “King of Pot” Jimmy Cournoyer. Cournoyer is currently in U.S. custody, awaiting sentencing, after pleading guilty to trafficking large amounts of illegal narcotics. GSP and Cournoyer are known associates and the kind words from the...

Jun 26, 2014 6:39 am

QUICK TWITT | Hendo Denies Return To Middleweight Rumors

Ut-Oh! Earlier in the week, rumors started circulating about Dan Henderson’s departure from the UFC’s light-heavyweight division, and return to middleweight. Untrue though, says the former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE Champ. Check it: It's funny how rumors get started. If you have read that I will be returning to middle weight. Not true, but always a...

Jun 26, 2014 6:27 am

UFC Teams Up With Local Japanese Promotion For Talent Cultivation

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and Japan’s ‘Vale Tudo/Shooto’ promotion have joined forces for the greater good. UFC President Dana White announced, during today’s Tokyo Press Conference, that the two companies have formed a partnership that includes a new TV series. The Television series is set to feature bantamweight and featherweight talent in a tournament style...

Jun 25, 2014 6:49 pm

Rousey Planning Break From Competition After UFC 175

“I keep talking about how I’m going to take a break. I really do say every time I’m in camp, ‘oh man, I can’t wait to take a vacation,’ and I really need it this time. I think I’m really going to do it this time. I think I’m going to take a vacation in...

Jun 25, 2014 6:49 pm

Contract Negotiations Stall For Free-Agent Carano And UFC

In the week’s leading up to her latest film release, Gina Carano was on the MMA Radar in a big way. Meetings with Dana White, contract talks and a promised return to fighting were all the talk. Now, more than a month removed from Carano’s movie release, and according to the folks over at UFC...

Jun 25, 2014 6:48 pm

Ralek Gracie: Metamoris Perfect Fit For Chael Sonnen

“I think Chael, given everything that was happening with the UFC, I thought it would be an interesting way for him to keep himself active and keep himself interested in something that brings him to his roots in a lot of ways. It really was kind of a perfect fit for him be able to...