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Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Brock Lesnar and the UFC Hall of Fame – Why it has to happen.

By Jason Moles: A lot has been said recently of Brock Lesnar’s (5-3) impact on mixed martial arts. Some argue that his foray into combat sports was nothing more than a flash in the pan and that his “all sizzle – no steak” legacy is inconsequential, relegating Lesnar to little more than a footnote in...

Apr 23, 2012 1:01 pm

Rashad Evans | "If an opportunity happens at 185, I'll take it." | UFC NEWS

“I’m a 205-pounder. I’ve only lost twice and I lost to a good competitor … But if an opportunity happens at 185, I’ll take it. But I like 205, I’ll just have to work my way back up and get back to a title shot.” Rashad Evans comments at the UFC 145 post fight press...

Apr 23, 2012 8:03 am

Dana White Talks Lesnar Moving Back To The WWE | "I'm Happy For Him" | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After a life-threatening bout with diverticulitis, Brock Lesnar made his return to the UFC against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his comeback was shortlived though, with Brock announcing his retirement after losing the fight via TKO in the 1st round. Several months after retiring Brock struck a 12-month contract with the WWE...


Apr 23, 2012 7:40 am

UFC on FOX 3 Goes Up Against Mayweather vs. Cotto

On May 5th UFC will appear on FOX for the third time with UFC on FOX 3. The main event features a lightweight battle between Jim Miller and Nate Diaz that will likely push the winner towards title contention. On the same night Floyd Mayweather will face off against Miguel Cotto. Another bold move on...

Apr 23, 2012 7:05 am

Overeem Officially Withdraws From UFC 146 & Postpones NSAC Hearing | UFC NEWS

Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC heavyweight athlete Alistair Overeem: “To my friends and fans, I am deeply saddened to announce that on Friday, April 20, I respectfully withdrew from the May 26 event so that I can request a continuance until my situation with the Nevada State Athletic...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...

Apr 22, 2012 12:02 pm

VIDEO | Jon Jones Post-Fight Interview | UFC NEWS

After outpointing former teammate Rashad Evans, UFC light heavyweight king Jon Jones discusses what it felt like to defeat his “lion” of an opponent, and gives a special message to his fans.

Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 21, 2012 11:43 pm

Dan Henderson Named Next Challenger For Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

He has waited for his chance and following tonight’s UFC 145 main event he has got it. Dan Henderson has been named as the next challenger for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title currently held by Jon Jones. After his departure from the UFC, Dan Henderson successfully climbed the Strikeforce ranks to earn the Strikeforce light-heavyweight title....

Apr 21, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Live Results

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 21, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Discussion Thread

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans takes place tonight from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones and his former teammate turned bitter rival, Rashad Evans will final settle the score in their year long rivalry. 12 fights make up the evenings card, starting at 7 p.m. ET on facebook and...

Apr 21, 2012 1:06 am

UFC 146 | Mir Promoted To Main Event Against JDS | UFC NEWS

UFC Boss man Dana White releases a tweet-bomb saying,“Taking off to Atlanta!!!! May 26 the Mir vs JDS for the Heavyweight title in Las Vegasat the MGM Grand”. This comes as a surprise considering the fact that Alistair Overeem who was slated to face Junior Dos Santos on May 26th at UFC 146 and is set to...

Apr 20, 2012 1:33 pm

UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans Weigh In Results | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is set to go down tomorrow night from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena. Today the UFC held the official weigh-in ceremony, making all 12-bouts on tomorrow night’s card official. In the main event Rashad Evans challenges Jon Jones for his UFC light-heavyweight title. Full Weigh In Results: MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs....

Apr 20, 2012 9:29 am

Couture | Sonnen And Hendo Have The Best Styles To Beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

Captain America took some time off from Avenging stuff to give his prediction (or lack thereof) for the main event this Saturday between Champion Jon Jones and former champion Rashad Evans. Couture spoke to ‘Five Ounces of Pain’, stating, “I really don’t have a prediction and I could make a case for either fighter winning...

Apr 20, 2012 8:42 am

Werdum on Overeem: "No One In MMA Was Surprised" At Failed Test | UFC NEWS

By Mark Carrillo: UFC heavyweight Fabricio Werdum, recently shared his thoughts on fellow heavyweight Alistair Overeem’s elevated testosterone levels which were found after a random drug test conducted by the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Overeem’s testosterone levels were at an astonishing 14:1 at the time of the drug test, which is 14 times higher than...

Apr 20, 2012 7:40 am

PREVIEW | Brown vs Thompson UFC 145

By Evan Stoumbelis Most of you are probably aware that this Saturday Jon ‘Bones’ Jones will be defending his light-heavyweight title against former teammate and former light-heavyweight champion ‘Suga’ Rashad Evans. I for one am excited for this event, I traveled to Chicago to see ‘Mr. Wonderful’ Phil Davis face Rashad for the #1 contender...

Apr 19, 2012 9:47 am

Video | Countdown to UFC 145 Full Episode

By Lynn Mitchell: Featuring one of the most dramatic  main event rivalries in UFC history:  UFC Light Heavyweight Champion, Jon Jones defends his belt against former team mate and champion Rashad Evans Top Welterweight Contender Rory McDonald challenges vicious knockout artist Che Mills in an electrifying co-main event. The Countdown to UFC 145 starts now Fuel TV...

Apr 19, 2012 7:24 am

Video | Jon Jones Talks Ronda Rousey, Greg Jackson & Rashad Evans Ground Game | UFC NEWS

Following the UFC 145 press conference the Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones took the time to answer some additional questions. Jones covers topics such as Ronda Rousey, Greg Jackson, as well his UFC 145 opponent Rashad Evans’s ground game. Jones also goes into detail about his time at Jackson’s and says he would welcome any...

Apr 18, 2012 8:34 pm

Evans Is The Real Deal | Jones Could Have Trouble At UFC 145!

By Chase Raymond: It should be one of the most exciting fights of the year this weekend when Jon “Bones” Jones defends his light heavyweight championship against “Sugar” Rashad Evans this weekend at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. You might believe that Rashad Evans doesn’t stand a chance against the newest ruler of the...

Apr 18, 2012 7:18 pm

UFC on FOX 3 Going Head-To-Head With Major Boxing Event Does Not Worry ZUFFA Boss

By Jason Kindschy: In an interview with MMAfighting.com yesterday, UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta discussed the concerns about going head-to-head with a big boxing match. UFC on FOX 3 is set to air on May 5th from the Izod Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The headliner being Nate Diaz taking on Jim Miller for the...

Apr 18, 2012 6:45 pm

Is Rampage Jackson vs. Alexander Gustafsson The Fight To Make? | UFC May Think So

Before Alexander Gustafsson’s light-heavyweight fight against Thiago Silva last Saturday at UFC on Fox 2, the UFC had pre-determined the winner of that bout would make a very interesting opponent for Quinton “Rampage” Jackson. As originally reported on fightersonlymag.com, Jackson is coming off of dual knee surgery and if the fight takes place it looks...

Apr 18, 2012 9:14 am

Watch The UFC 145 Press Conference Live Today On BJPENN.COM (1PM ET)

By Lorenzo Luciano: Tune in to watch the UFC 145 pre-fight press conference live today at 1 pm ET/10am PT. The press conference features Jon Jones and Rashad Evans with host UFC on FUEL host Jon Anik and UFC president Dana White. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will fight for the light heavyweight championship on...