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Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am


Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Lauzon vs. Varner Booked For UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

    UFC officials announced late last night Joe Lauzon faces the former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner who takes another short notice for the upcoming UFC on Fox4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca scheduled for Aug 4, 2012. Lauzon was expected to face Terry Etim but is injured.  Varner steps in...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...

Jul 13, 2012 8:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce’s Nate Moore talks AKA, Roger Bowling, and Jason High

Nate Moore takes on Jason High on Saturday’s Strikeforce’s Rockhold vs. Kennedy card. After losing to Tarec Saffiedine, Moore bounced back with a knockout win over Nathan Coy. The loss to Saffiedine was a tough pill to swallow initially for Nate. “Mentally the Tarec Saffiedine fight humbled me and pushed me to work on more...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Jul 8, 2012 7:40 am

UFC 148: Ortiz and Griffin; Silva snag $75K bonuses each

The Ultimate Fighting Championship handed out $75,000 fighter bonuses for in-Octagon performances following UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II on Saturday. Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz took home bonus checks. Source:http://www.mmaweekly.com

Jul 3, 2012 3:27 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I Hate Losing Anything’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chad Mendes in an interview with MMAWeeklyRadio. Chad Mendes went (30-0) undefeated record in his senior year at Cal Poly as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country at 141 pounds. In the NCAA finals he was facing No. 6 seed J. Jaggers from The Ohio State University and what happened...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Etim Out Of UFC on Fox 4 | MMA NEWS

The never ending injury bug strikes another UFC card, this time forcing Terry Etim to the sidelines. The UFC on Fox 4 fighter was recently forced out of his August 4th fight with Joe Lauzon. The injury was confirmed on Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV. Etim was set to face Lauzon...

Jun 21, 2012 8:13 am

VIDEO | Countdown to UFC 147: Full Episode | UFC NEWS

Former UFC middleweight champ Rich Franklin and former Pride middleweight champ Wanderlei Silva rematch. Elite heavyweight contender Fabricio Werdum continues his run to the ttle against 15 and 1 Mike Russow, and new Ultimate Fighter champs in the featherweight and middleweight divisions will be crowned.

Jun 20, 2012 1:42 pm

Dominick Cruz Could Be Out For Up To Eighteen Months Rehabbing Injury | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Bantamweight Champion Dominick Cruz tweeted both good and bad news yesterday. @TheDomin8r: So stitches r out n no more crutches! After 2 more weeks I downsize my knee brace, n then I’ll b walking like a champ!! Cruz was forced out of his title defence against Urijah Faber...

Jun 14, 2012 7:19 am

War Machine Jail Blogs Season 2 | MMA NEWS

Controversial MMA Fighter, “War Machine”, has landed back in jail and is in the process of serving another year long sentence. Shortly after his first stint in prison he was forced to answer pending charges in another case which resulted in him going back to jail to serve more time. In typical “War Machine” fashion...

Jun 13, 2012 5:49 pm

UFC Has Eyes For China This Year | UFC NEWS

                  by: Chris Taylor It began in August 2010, when the UFC officially opened up offices in Asia. Former NBA executive Mark Fischer was hired by the UFC to lead the charge. It had taken some time to lay out the initial ground work, but it was...

Jun 9, 2012 1:28 am

Wineland, Jorgensen, Pyle and Silva Earn $40k OTN Bonuses | UFC News

By Jonathan Kirschner UFC officials announced that four men would be taking home the additional “Of the Night” bonuses at “UFC on FX 3: McCall vs. Johnson”. Eddie Wineland, Scott Jorgensen, Erick Silva and Mike Pyle all earned an additional $40,000 for their respective performances. Fight of the Night: Eddie Wineland vs. Scott Jorgensen Knockout...

Jun 1, 2012 6:40 am

Editorial Spotlight: The 5 worst UFC fights in history | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship has produced some of the most memorable bouts in the history of organized modern combat. Some of the most notable fighters in the world now reside on its roster, and inhabit the conversations of mainstream fight fans. The level of skill of even the worst fighter in the UFC is above...

May 31, 2012 1:58 pm

The Dangers Of Training | Faber Student Paralyzed | MMA NEWS

The sad news of a young athlete being paralyzed will never be softened by euphemisms or optimistic outlooks. Such is the case with 22-year-old Devin Johnson who was recently paralyzed during training session at Urijah Faber‘s Ultimate Fitness Gym in what sounds like a guillotine attempt during a takedown. Sacramento’s News 10 has the full...