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Jun 1, 2012 7:10 am

The 5 Most Successful and 5 Least Successful TUF Alumni

By Ryan Busuttil As we prepare for the finale of the first edition of “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” I wanted to take a look back at 13 of the previous 14 seasons of the reality series that helped bring the UFC into the mainstream. I’m not counting season 4, The Comeback season, as the show deviated from...

May 18, 2012 9:12 am

King Mo Bellator/TNA Deal Good for MMA | MMA NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: A common complaint of MMA fans, especially when Brock Lesnar made the jump from the WWE to the UFC in 2008, is to not associate Mixed Martial Arts with professional wrestling. “Wrestling’s fake”, “Only idiots watch wrestling”, etc. are among the comments that I’ve read over the years anytime professional wrestling is...

May 17, 2012 6:01 pm

EXCLUSIVE | DellaGrotte Talks Coaching TUF Live, New Movie with Kevin James

BJPenn.com: This is George Deutsch with BJPenn.com and I’m honored to be joined today by legendary Muay Thai trainer and Sityodtong gym owner Mark DellaGrotte out of Boston. Welcome, Mark. Mark DellaGrotte: What’s up guys? AKA DellaGrotte karate! What’s happening? What’s going on, George, man? It’s good to be on with you. I’ve been looking...

May 10, 2012 6:09 pm

UFC ANNOUNCES THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER AUSTRALIA VS UK

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter® (‘TUF’), giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the opportunity to secure a lucrative contract with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Registration is now open to all aspiring UFC fighters from...


May 10, 2012 3:07 pm

Exclusive | Kyle Kingsbury on Overeem disappointment, Velasquez, and fight with Teixeira

Kyle Kingsbury is scheduled to face Glover Teixeira at UFC 146 on May 26, 2012. The main event was originally slated to be UFC Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos versus Dutch striker Alistair Overeem. On April 4, 2012, Overeem failed his pre-fight drug test and tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone that exceeded a...

Apr 28, 2012 12:04 pm

The Modern Relevance of "The Ultimate Fighter" | UFC NEWS

By Jake Chastain: So, at this point it is no secret that MMA is the world’s fastest growing sport, popularity-wise as well as competition-wise. Everywhere you turn there is a new MMA gym opening up with prospective fighters moving through its ranks, a new television program that wants to host an MMA promotion, and fans...

Apr 19, 2012 3:14 pm

Breaking down Jon Jones Vs. Rashad Evans

By Lewis Mckeever: The hour is nearly upon us. It has been billed as one of the most personal affairs to ever grace the octagon. A confrontational feud that has been brewing and escalating for over 12 months is almost set for conclusion. Saturday evening’s superstars; Jon Jones and Rashad Evans have almost exhausted the...

Apr 18, 2012 7:09 pm

Jon Jones | The past, the present, the future

By Lewis Mckeever: It all started with YouTube. A young, ambitious adolescent learning how to punch and kick in his bedroom through studying instructional videos on the internet to becoming one of the most influential figures in Mixed Martial Arts today. One thing is certain; Jon “Bones” Jones is no ordinary athlete, Jon Jones is...

Feb 29, 2012 1:24 pm

Sonnen | Anderson Silva Has A Padded Record Just Like Mike Tyson (Video)

While doing some promotional work for his “Trash Talking Kids” T-Shirt collection Chael Sonnen used the camera time to discuss his thoughts, once again, on UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva. Sounds like Stephan Bonnar is the one dishing out the questions as well. Read More: Chael Sonnen (News), Anderson Silva (News), Famous UFC Rematches

Feb 27, 2012 9:11 am

FX Announces Competitors For THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER LIVE; Premiere Is March 9

A talented international field of 32 confident, dedicated and determined fighters has been set for THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER LIVE on FX that begins on Friday, March 9, with a special two-and-a-half-hour LIVE premiere airing at 9 PM ET/8 PM CT, and tape-delayed on the Pacific and Mountain time zones at 9 PM PT/10 PM MT....

Jan 16, 2012 1:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Weigh-Ins Set For Bridgestone Arena On Thursday

Fans in the Tennessee area this Thursday are encouraged to attend the UFC on FX 1 official weigh-in ceremony live at the Bridgestone Arena. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as...

Jan 12, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC NEWS – 2011 Salary Report For 337 UFC Fighters

2011 was a hallmark year for the world’s biggest and best Mixed Martial Arts promotion. They expanded to new territories, set record gate and attendance figures and launched a revolutionary TV deal. Safe to say the UFC had a great 2011. In an interesting report from mma-manifesto.com, 337 UFC fighters who fought for the promotion...

Nov 25, 2011 10:58 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: What is the greatest fight in UFC history?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers what fight you thought was the greatest ever in UFC history. With so many analysts, fighters and fans proclaiming that last weekend’s UFC 139 five-round war between Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua earned the prize, we took to our polls to see what our...

Nov 22, 2011 7:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Salary Report: Cung Le Top Earner

The California State Athletic Commission released the list of UFC 139 disclosed payrolls yesterday evening and confirmed that UFC newcomer Cung Le was last Saturday’s top earner. UFC 139 took place this past Saturday from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. In the main event Dan Henderson and “Shogun” Rua went to war for...

Nov 19, 2011 10:08 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Results

Main Card: Dan Henderson def. Mauricio “Shogun” Rua via unanimous decision (48-47, 48-47, 48-47) Wanderlei Silva def. Cung Le via knockout (strikes) – Round 2, 4:49 Urijah Faber def. Brian Bowles via submission (guillotine choke) – Round 2, 1:27 Martin Kampmann def. Rick Story via split decision (28-29, 30-27, 29-28) Stephan Bonnar def. Kyle Kingsbury...

Nov 18, 2011 9:29 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139 Weigh-In Results

Today’s UFC 139 weigh-in ceremony took place in front of a packed audience at San Jose’s HP Pavilion. Starting at approximately 4 p.m. local time, all fighters tipped the scales and made their bouts official for tomorrow night’s pay-per-view event. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in...

Nov 15, 2011 9:08 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Encouraged To Attend This Weeks UFC 139 Pre-Fight Events

If California MMA fans didn’t get enough UFC action last week with the UFC on FOX festivities they have a chance to keep the ball rolling this week with the UFC 139 pre-fight events scheduled in San Jose. UFC officials are encouraging fans in the area to attend the UFC 139 pre-fight press conference and...

Nov 12, 2011 10:56 am

REMINDER: UFC on Fox 1 Television Schedule Is Stacked

This weekend is perhaps the most important and biggest show in UFC history. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and contender, Junior Dos Santos the event marks the first UFC event on...

Nov 11, 2011 8:53 am

Next Week’s UFC 139 Weigh-Ins Set, Koscheck Hosts Q&A

Next week’s UFC 139 weigh-in event is set to take place exactly one week from today on Friday, November 18 from the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner between champ...

Nov 9, 2011 3:37 pm

Soto replaces Eduardo at UFC 139

We received word today that Johnny Eduardo (25-9 MMA, 0-1 UFC) will have to withdraw from his UFC 139 fight due to a shoulder injury. Replacing him will be the undefeated Alex Soto (6-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who will be making his first UFC appearance as he steps in to take on fellow bantamweight Michael...

Nov 7, 2011 8:02 pm

12 Country Channel Line Up For This Weekends UFC on Fox 1

With the UFC heavyweight title up for grabs this weekend and a new TV partnership launching, the UFC has released the broadcasting plans for twelve other countries outside of the US. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title...

Oct 24, 2011 7:37 am

VIDEO: BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Pro Picks

Stephan Bonnar, Wanderlei Silva, Manny Gamburyan, Tyson Griffin, Duane Ludwig, Anthony Njokuani, Rafael Cordeiro and Phil Baroni all give their prediction for UFC 137’s main event between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn.

Oct 18, 2011 10:50 am

Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey Set For UFC 139

A lightweight fight has been booked for The UFC’s November trip to San Jose in the form of Danny Castillo vs. Shamar Bailey. UFC officials made the announcement over night. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight headliner...

Oct 14, 2011 12:30 pm

Countdown To UFC 139 Set To Air Nov. 14

In exactly one month, the UFC and Spike TV will collaborate once again to bring UFC fans a pre-fight-hype television special to promote a promising fight card. Countdown to UFC 139: Shogun vs. Hendo is set to debut on Monday, Nov. 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. UFC 139 is set to take place on November...

Oct 12, 2011 5:05 am

"UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida" Officially Announced By UFC

The Ultimate Fighting Championship returns to Toronto this December with an epic light heavyweight title fight pitting champion and rising superstar Jon “Bones” Jones against dynamic striker and former titleholder Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida. A mere eight months after holding its largest event ever in Toronto, UFC 140: JONES vs. MACHIDA hits the Air Canada...