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Mar 22, 2012 8:07 am

Maia vs. Kim & Fukuda vs. Philippou Added To Growing UFC 148 Card

Two additions to the UFC 148 card have just been added by UFC officials. A middleweight contest between Constantinos Philippou and Riki Fukuda have been added along with the welterweight debut of Demian Maia in his bout against Dong Hyun Kim. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 19, 2012 8:03 am

UFC 148 Gets Rich Franklin vs. Cung Le Booking

Rich Franklin is apparently leaving his place amongst the light-heavyweights and heading back down to the middleweight division he once ruled over for a chance to fight former Strikeforce champion, Cung Le. UFC officials took to their official twitter yesterday evening with the announcement. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from...

Mar 18, 2012 9:31 am

VIDEO | Pro's Pick Jones vs. Evans

Dominick Cruz, Forrest Griffin, Urijah Faber, Kyle Kingsbury and more gave their thoughts on Jones being such a heavy favorite over Evans and what Evans needs to do to defeat Jones. Read More: UFC 145: Jones vs. Evans, Jon Jones (News), Rashad Evans (News)

Feb 28, 2012 2:26 pm

Kimbo Slice To Host The Premiere Of "The Ultimate Fighter Fridays" On Spike TV

Kimbo Slice, the wildly popular cast member from Season 10 of “The Ultimate Fighter” will serve as host for the premiere installment of Spike TV’s “The Ultimate Fighter Fridays” programming block debuting on Friday, March 9 (9:00 PM – Midnight ET/PT). Kimbo will discuss never-before-revealed details of his experiences on the show and provide insight...

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....

Feb 19, 2012 3:20 pm

BJPENN.COM Light-Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 02/19/12)

The time to update the BJPENN.COM world rankings is long overdue. There has been a lot of activity in each division and as such we have adjusted our world rankings. Items such as wins, losses, inactivity, retirement and suspensions all play apart in deciding who should be ranked in the top 10. Your most recent...

Feb 11, 2012 12:52 pm

Rampage Jackson Says Retirement Was Pending Had He Beat Jones

“Believe me I still want to retire as champion. I want to hold the belt once more. I guess if I had won that Jon Jones fight and if the Japan show wasn’t next then there’d have been a very good chance I would have retired already. It would have been a great time to...

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...

Dec 26, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Autograph Session This Thursday

Fans headed to Vegas this week for UFC 141 will get the chance to get in on the official UFC 141 autograph session prior to this week’s weigh-in ceremony on Thursday. Featuring UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson, the UFC 141 pre-fight autograph event is...

Dec 9, 2011 9:20 am

UFC NEWS – Dana White Comments On Miguel Torres Termination

“It wasn’t that I thought this was offensive. I thought it was absolutely ridiculous and offensive. And yeah, I’m sure, offensive to many people. There’s been cases here where things have happened where some people have been offended by things that the fighters have said. You know, we have the Forrest Griffin incident, we’ve got...

Dec 9, 2011 8:45 am

MMA NEWS – Four Bouts Official For "STRIKEFORCE: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE" In January

STRIKEFORCE announced yesterday that it will host an exciting middleweight championship bout in the fight capital of the world, Las Vegas, Nev., on Saturday, Jan. 7, when champion Luke Rockhold battles UFC veteran Keith Jardine in the night’s main event, live from The Joint inside Hard Rock Hotel & Casino. STRIKEFORCE®: ROCKHOLD vs. JARDINE will...

Dec 8, 2011 7:43 pm

UFC NEWS: Miguel Torres Cut From The UFC Due To Twitter Remarks

“This morning I’m on [Michael] Landsberg’s show, up here in Canada, and he hits me with the quote of what he tweeted. Now there’s no explanation for that. There’s absolutely nothing I could say to make any sense of that. And the fact that he even thinks that’s funny or that’s a joke, it disturbs...

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...

Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Oct 17, 2011 8:45 am

Shogun Moves Camps Again: Not Training At Kings MMA For Fight With Dan Henderson

“We don’t see any advantage at this moment to feed our opponents information about the work we’ve been developing, This is a work philosophy we’ve adopted at other times, and now we’ve decided to do it again. It’s nothing to do with the fans, and we understand their hunger for news. At the right time,...

Oct 13, 2011 10:28 am

RICH "ACE" FRANKLIN’S SHOULDER SURGERY A SUCCESS

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin underwent shoulder surgery yesterday to repair his torn labrum, an injury that occurred during a grappling practice last month. Franklin’s manager, JT Stewart, announced today the surgery was a complete success and that he is expected to make a full recovery. “I spoke with Rich, he’s feeling great...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 19, 2011 4:45 pm

Dan Henderson Returns To UFC Against "Shogun" At UFC 139

Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion Dan Henderson has opted to return to the UFC ranks following his last Strikeforce win over Fedor Emelianenko. He has likely vacated his title to pursue UFC gold. Set to spoil his return to the Octagon is former UFC light-heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua. UFC 139 is set to take place on...

Sep 16, 2011 9:10 am

“Rampage”: Jones may be the future but I’m the present

In the latest installment of the “Rampage” Jackson YahooSports blog Jackson goes into details about his physical development as well as his thoughts on his UFC 135 opponent, Jon Jones. Having moved his camp to Denver Colorado, Rampage has been in isolation training for the past eight or more weeks in preparation for his attempt...

Apr 7, 2015 10:01 am

Julianna Pena — ‘Hype Before Title Shot’

“No, they put a lot of words into my mouth all the time and they always want to bring up Ronda all the time and they always want to make it look like I have this massive beef with her… My issue is that I want to be a champion one day and I didn’t...

Apr 7, 2015 9:42 am

“Raging” Al Explains Frustration With Booing Crowd

“Am I really getting booed right now? Is this really happening?” he said, recounting his reaction at the time. “And I saw two kids just (giving me the finger). F— me? F— you! You’re sitting there doing nothing. You’re sitting there drinking beers. You’re a freakin looser. Go back to your little hillbilly… whatever. Don’t...

Dec 14, 2014 6:50 pm

Frank Mir nearly retired after loss to Overeem

After a very one-sided loss to Alistair Overeem earlier this year, former heavyweight champion Frank Mir nearly retired. The 35 year-old has suffered losses in his last 4 Octagon appearances, with his losses coming to Alistair Overeem, Josh Barnett, Daniel Cormier, and Junior Dos Santos, respectively. Mir will look to get back in the win...

Dec 10, 2014 5:10 am

Frank Mir: ‘I need a very significant performance.’

“I did (consider retirement). If I wasn’t able to have a proper off-season and see what I could get my body level of fitness up to, then I would have considered it. Just because at that point, I don’t want to go in there and have a bad performance and keep getting worse and worse....

Nov 16, 2014 5:39 pm

BOOKING ROUNDUP: UFC books 7 bouts for upcoming events

The UFC has been busy recently, as always, making matchups for upcoming events. Catch up on all of the latest matchmaking decisions from this past week below! First we have Darren Elkins vs. Hacaran Dias at UFC Fight Night 58 in Brazil on December 20th. Elkins is coming off a split-decision win over Lucas Martins,...