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Feb 11, 2012 11:32 am

Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson Books Matt Brown For UFC 145 In Atlanta

UFC 145 has just received a welterweight edition to its already stacked roster of fights in the form of Stephen Thompson vs. Matt Brown. UFC officials just announced the matchup moments ago. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in the main event light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones will...

Feb 10, 2012 9:31 am

Dos Santos Likely To Defend Title Against Overeem At UFC 146 In Las Vegas

Junior Dos Santos finally has a date penned for his first UFC title defense against Alistair Overeem. UFC officials announced the likelihood of the matchup last night via twitter. The two heavyweight fighters will likely face on in May’s UFC 146 event set to take place in Las Vegas Nevada’s MGM Grand Garden Arena. Alistair...

Feb 9, 2012 1:39 pm

Four Fight Main Card Set For UFC On FUEL TV 2

It looks like the UFC has already put together the bout order for their second trip to FUEL TV and it includes a four-fight main card that will air live, for free on FUEL. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on...

Feb 7, 2012 4:00 am

Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans Official For UFC 145 In Atlanta

The light-heavyweight grudge match that fans have been clamoring for has been booked and made official. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was confirmed by UFC officials late last night and the two will now get to settle their year-long grudge. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in...


Feb 6, 2012 8:57 am

Brandon Vera Injured, Out Of UFC on FX Bout With Thiago Silva

A highly anticipated light-heavyweight rematch between Brandon Vera and Thiago Silva has been scratched with news that Vera has received an injury while training. The two were scheduled to face off on the upcoming UFC on FX 2 event. No word on the extent of Vera’s injury was given. The two last fought back at...

Feb 3, 2012 9:22 am

Poll Results: Did The UFC Hit A Home Run With Latest Show On FOX?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers whether or not you thought last weekend’s UFC event on FOX was a success. Many analysts from the sports journalism world gave the event a poor rating, but taking to the fans to get their reaction is more important than some writer sitting at...

Feb 3, 2012 8:59 am

Dan Henderson Waiting On Title Shot Confirms UFC President

Former PRIDE and STRIKEFORCE champion, Dan Henderson is reportedly willing to wait for the winner of Rashad Evans vs. Jon Jones to return to action. As announced by UFC president Dana White yesterday, Hendo, after beating “Shogun” Rua in his return to the UFC bout, does not want to risk his place in the pecking...

Feb 2, 2012 11:10 am

UFC Featherweight Champ Jose Aldo Drops Ed Soares As Manager

The Black House management team headed up by Ed Soares and Jorge Guimaraes has lost another star athlete amongst their roster. After managing the likes of Anderson Silva, Lyoto Machida, Junior Dos Santos and Jose Aldo the famed management team has taken another hit to their roster of champions. First to leave the group was...

Feb 2, 2012 11:07 am

Karlos Vemola vs. Mike Massenzio Booked For UFC on FOX 3

A middleweight contest has been added to the UFC’s third trip to FOX TV in the form of Karlos Vemola vs. Mike Massenzio. UFC officials confirmed the matchup this afternoon. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the main...

Feb 1, 2012 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS | Eight Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions Following UFC On FOX 2

Eight participants from last weekend’s “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” event have received medical suspensions from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. UFC on FOX 2 took place this past Saturday from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the...

Feb 1, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS | Heads Up Atlanta | UFC 145 Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Expected to be headlined by a long awaited light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC 145 is scheduled to go down this April in Atlanta. UFC officials recently announced that tickets are set to go on sale on the 15th of February, just two weeks from today. UFC 145 is set to...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...

Jan 30, 2012 9:58 am

UFC NEWS | At -600 Jones Opens As Huge Favorite Over Evans

Now set to square off for the UFC’s light-heavyweight title in April, Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will finally get to settle their year-long grudge match. Evans boasts one of the most impressive resumes and records in his division, with only one loss and victories over the likes of Chuck Liddell and Rampage Jackson he...

Jan 30, 2012 7:53 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FUEL TV 1 Set With Four Bout Main Card

An eight man / four fight main card is officially set for the UFC’s debut on FUEL TV. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15 from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez is set for the evening’s main event. Other...

Jan 28, 2012 9:28 pm

UFC on FOX 2 Photo Gallery

UFC on FOX 2 took place tonight from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones and Evans took the win. The co-feature of the evening was a middleweight number...

Jan 28, 2012 5:15 pm

UFC Confirms Jon Jones To Defend Title In Atlanta In UFC 145 Main Event

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s premier mixed martial arts organization, announced today that it will return to Atlanta with a championship card at Philips Arena on Saturday, April 21. UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones will defend his 205-pound crown in the night’s main event. The event marks UFC’s first time back in...

Jan 28, 2012 1:54 pm

UFC On Fox 2 | Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place tonight from The Sold-Out Un-ited Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number one...

Jan 27, 2012 3:00 pm

UFC NEWS | UFC on Fox 2 | Pro's Pick For BJPENN.COM

UFC on FOX 2 is set to take place on Saturday (tomorrow), January 27 from The United Center. In the main event, Phil Davis will square off with Rashad Evans for the number one contender seat in the UFC’s light-heavyweight division ruled over by Jon Jones. The co-feature of the evening is a middleweight number...

Jan 27, 2012 12:37 pm

UFC NEWS | Machida Eyeing Fight With Dan Henderson Or Chael Sonnen

“I would be really honored to face [Dan Henderson].At 41 years old and competing at such a high level, he’s an example for our sport. The fight he had with ‘Shogun’ was unbelievable. I think we could have a great fight… Actually, I never had an interest in facing [Sonnen], but he did so much...

Jan 27, 2012 11:28 am

UFC NEWS | Dana White Open To Anthony Johnson Return Once He Proves Himself

“[“Rumble” Johnson] needs to go fight somewhere else, get some wins and come in on weight. He needs to prove to me that he can be a professional, show up on weight and do the things that he needs to do. [If] he gets a few fights under his belt and does that, we’ll talk.”...