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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...

Apr 18, 2012 9:05 am

VIDEO | Fast Rising Travis Browne Talks About UFC 145 And The Desert That Made Him

By Jamie McAllister: “Out here it’s desert, it’s rattlesnakes, it’s cacti. It’s nasty out there. Being here in this environment helps make you tough. It helps make you into the fighter you need to be to go three five-minute rounds, five five-minute rounds in the cage. There’s nothing nice about the cage. There’s nothing soft...

Apr 18, 2012 8:24 am

No UFC Bias Shown In Jon Jones' Sponsorship Deal With UFC, Says Manager

By Lorenzo Luciano: At UFC 145 the UFC is planning to sponsor one of the main event’s fighters, that is the light heavyweight champion Jon Jones. The UFC logo will be branded all over Jones and his team. Many in the MMA world have been critical of the UFC decision to sponsor one of the...


Apr 17, 2012 5:22 pm

UFC On Fuel TV 2 Ratings Report

By Evan Stoumbelis: 197,000 people tuned in this past weekend to UFC on Fuel TV 2, where among others, Dennis Siver, Brian Stann, and Alexander Gustafsson emerged victorious. This is similar to the 217,000 viewers that watched UFC on Fuel TV 1, which set an all time prime time rating record for Fuel TV. This...

Apr 17, 2012 12:19 pm

Countdown To UFC 145 Debuts Tonight On Fuel TV

By Jamie McAllister: The UFC’s Countdown to UFC 145 show returns tonight on Fuel TV. The half-hour special airs at 9:30 p.m. ET (6:30 p.m. PT) the show will be followed immediately with new episodes of UFC Tonight and UFC Ultimate Insider. UFC 145 takes place this weekend with the Rashad Evans & Jon Jones...

Apr 17, 2012 6:35 am

Evans On UFC Sponsoring Jones | "I can't worry about who the UFC favors"

By Jose Garcia: With arguably the most anticipated UFC fight of all time on the horizon, Rashad Evans is growing sick of talking about Greg Jackson and his former teammate, and Saturday night’s opponent, Jon Jones. Evans has mentioned on more than one occasion that he is plain and simple just ready to fight. In...

Apr 17, 2012 6:26 am

VIDEO | Dan Henderson Talks About Fighting JDS For The UFC HW Crown

By Lynn Mitchell: The bustling hoopla has started again with another big name fighter to step up to say he will accept a fight with UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas, Nevada.  This has all been a bit messy with the recent succession of heavyweight contender...

Apr 16, 2012 3:14 pm

Two Reasons Hawaii Should Watch UFC 145 This Weekend

LOOKING FORWARD TO HAWAII MMA FIGHTERS AT UFC 145 JONES VS EVANS By Romeo Cabras Jr.: Now that the UFC is back in full swing after what seemed like an eternity, a full 6 weeks to be exact, we focus our attention to this weeks fight card featuring two fighters with strong ties to Hawaii!!...

Apr 15, 2012 9:41 am

FULL VIDEO | UFC Primetime Jones vs Evans Episode 2

By Lorenzo Luciano: The second installment of the UFC Primetime show Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans aired last night (April 12, 2012) on the FX channel. The show takes an “all access behind the scenes” look at the UFC 145 main event. The show follows light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former light heavyweight champion...

Apr 15, 2012 9:37 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 2 Fighters?

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC’s first event in 6 weeks, UFC on Fuel TV 2, is in the books. The main card featured 4 finishes, but even the 2 fights that went the distance delivered the action. I’m now going to play fantasy matchmaker and give my thoughts on who some of the main card...

Apr 14, 2012 9:29 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Live Results

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Use...

Apr 14, 2012 9:26 am

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustafsson vs. Silva" Discussion Thread

This is it, after nearly a seven-week absence the UFC is returning today with their inaugural event in Sweden. In the main event top ranked light-heavyweights Alexander Gustaffson and Thiago Silva square off live on FUEL TV. The preliminary card action starts at 12:30 PM ET and the main card kicks off at 3:00. Tune...

Apr 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Jon Jones Wants Nike Sponsorship, But Accepted Direct Sponsorship From UFC

By Jamie McAllister: “For this fight, I have a goal, I’ve had a goal of being sponsored by Nike for many, many years. Part of our strategy to try and make that happen one day is to not be a billboard, and not just be sponsored by TapouT one week, and Affliction one week, and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2 | Siyar Bahadurzada Gets Opportunity To Shine In UFC Debut

By Romeo Cabras Jr. UFC on Fuel TV 2 from Sweden brings the Octagon debut of welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada. Welcoming him to the UFC is none other than Paulo Thiago. This bout is on the main card, headlined by Thiago Silva vs Alexander Gustafsson, airs on Fuel TV tomorrow, April 14th, 3pm ET. A former...

Apr 13, 2012 11:54 am

Poll Results | If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to know who you guys thought deserved a shot at the UFC heavyweight crown if Alistair Overeem is removed from the bout. Several fighters have thrown their name in the hat, but few have actually been considered as viable options. With that being said, it’s always...

Apr 13, 2012 8:09 am

Overeem Breaks Silence | Confident He Will Face JDS At UFC 146

By Lewis Mckeever: With the recent alarming news of Alistair Overeem’s run in with PED troubles, anarchy has plagued the MMA sphere and “The Demolition Man” had remained as quiet as a church mouse. Until now. The enigmatic heavyweight broke his long awaited silence on the recent episode of “MMA uncensored live”. The Reem had...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Apr 12, 2012 7:00 am

VIDEO | UFC 145 – The Champ is Here

On Saturday, April 21st, Jon Jones will look to defend his UFC light heavyweight title for the third time when he faces off against former training partner Rashad Evans.

Apr 11, 2012 10:12 am

"UFC success was on my blood, sweat and tears" – Brock Lesnar

By Lorenzo Luciano: Brock Lesnar former UFC heavyweight champion, left the UFC after suffering back to back devastating loses against Cain Valesquez and current embattled heavyweight number one contender Alistair Overeem. Lesnar joined the UFC in 2008 and left in 2011 with an MMA record of 5 wins and 3 losses. Having accomplished more in...

Apr 10, 2012 5:22 pm

Vinny Magalhaes Should Be Signed By The UFC

by Jamie McAllister: Chugging along with as much focus and determination as the #RallyForMarkHunt train is also a campaign on Twitter by the dedicated followers of Vinny Magalhaes to get the BBJ specialist back to where he belongs in the UFC via numerous tweets to the UFC brass! The BJJ specialist who was a finalist...

Apr 10, 2012 3:33 pm

Joe Rogan | Barnett Not Being In The UFC Is A Disservice To Fans

“He could be number one. It’s very possible. Barnett, not having him in the UFC is a huge disservice to MMA fans. He was great back then (in his first stint with the UFC). He beat Randy (Couture), back in the day. He’s just very seasoned. One of the most seasoned guys in the heavyweight...

Apr 9, 2012 11:30 am

Quick Twitt | Dan Henderson Open To Take Fight Against JDS At UFC 146

MMA legend, Dan Henderson has now thrown his name in the hat as a possible replacement for Alistair Overeem at UFC 146. The former Middleweight and light-heavyweight champion is no stranger to tough opposition in the heavyweight division as most recently he took out longtime division king Fedor Emelianenko in his final bout with Strikeforce....

Apr 6, 2012 3:13 pm

Programming Reminder | UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans "Primetime" Special Airs Tonight On FX

The light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans is without a doubt one of the most highly anticipated matchups of the year. The UFC and FX brass have apparently acknowledged that fact and as a result, will be releasing a three-part countdown to UFC 145 series in the infamous “UFC Primetime” format. UFC...

Apr 4, 2012 3:02 pm

Overeem Fails Last Week’s Random Drug Test | UFC 146 Main Event In Jeopardy

Last week the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) exercised their right to request urine samples from the six-UFC heavyweights that participated in the UFC 146 pre-fight press conference on Tuesday. Among the men tested was main event fighter Alistair Overeem. He failed. According to the NSAC Executive Director, Keith Kizer, out of the six men...