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Aug 23, 2012 6:12 am

JAY ‘THE THOROUGHBRED’ HIERON ON HIS ‘DREAM RETURN’ TO THE UFC | UFC NEWS

Veteran mixed martial arts welterweight Jay Hieron was climbing into bed after a grueling day’s training when his cell phone started blowing up. It was his manager with the news Hieron had been waiting for since 2005: the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization had offered him a fight. A big fight – on the huge UFC...

Aug 13, 2012 9:41 am

TUF 16: Nelson vs. Carwin Set To Debut On FX Sept. 14 | UFC NEWS

The latest installment of the UFC’s hit reality series is set to debut on popular cable network, FX, on Friday September 14. After a less than stellar debut on the network, unlike “TUF 15”, the new season will revert back to the tape-delayed format. In the coaching slots, heavyweight contenders Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin...


Aug 12, 2012 8:15 am

My UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II M.V.P.

UFC 150 is in the books and while the main event wasn’t as exciting as many thought it would be the card was still pretty solid overall. The preliminary card seems to have outshined the main card once again, but that isn’t a knock the five pay-per-view bouts as much as it is a testament...

Aug 10, 2012 12:27 pm

Tickets For "Just Scrap Maui II" On Sale Now | MMA NEWS

Maui’s own, Kendall Grove is set to headline the latest “Just Scrap” fight card when the promotion returns to Maui for the second time this year. Tickets for the event are on sale now at BJPENN.COM and are set at $25.00 for general admission and $35 for cage side seats. Click here to go to...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am

BIO

Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Lauzon vs. Varner Booked For UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

    UFC officials announced late last night Joe Lauzon faces the former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner who takes another short notice for the upcoming UFC on Fox4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca scheduled for Aug 4, 2012. Lauzon was expected to face Terry Etim but is injured.  Varner steps in...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...

Jul 13, 2012 8:03 am

EXCLUSIVE | Strikeforce’s Nate Moore talks AKA, Roger Bowling, and Jason High

Nate Moore takes on Jason High on Saturday’s Strikeforce’s Rockhold vs. Kennedy card. After losing to Tarec Saffiedine, Moore bounced back with a knockout win over Nathan Coy. The loss to Saffiedine was a tough pill to swallow initially for Nate. “Mentally the Tarec Saffiedine fight humbled me and pushed me to work on more...

Jul 12, 2012 5:39 pm

UFC Implements New Drug Policy For Athletes | UFC NEWS

Las Vegas, NV hosted UFC and Strikeforce Fighter Summit where the hot topic was PEDs and TRT.  Keith Kizer, the Executive Director of the Nevada Athletic Commission, detailed the laws and regulations pertaining to PEDs and TRT; Dr. Jeff Davidson, the promotions’ medical consultant, discussed TRT along with PEDs and its short and long term...

Jul 10, 2012 5:17 pm

Reevaluating the Blueprint for Anderson Silva | EDITORIAL

  At UFC 148, Anderson Silva met Chael Sonnen in one of the most anticipated grudge matches in UFC history. With great hype surrounding the fight along with the looming question of whether or not Sonnen would be capable of repeating his dominant performance against the champion, the match was highly anticipated by casual and...

Jul 8, 2012 7:40 am

UFC 148: Ortiz and Griffin; Silva snag $75K bonuses each

The Ultimate Fighting Championship handed out $75,000 fighter bonuses for in-Octagon performances following UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II on Saturday. Middleweight champion Anderson Silva, Forrest Griffin and Tito Ortiz took home bonus checks. Source:http://www.mmaweekly.com

Jul 3, 2012 3:27 am

Chad Mendes: ‘I Hate Losing Anything’ | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Chad Mendes in an interview with MMAWeeklyRadio. Chad Mendes went (30-0) undefeated record in his senior year at Cal Poly as the No. 1 ranked wrestler in the country at 141 pounds. In the NCAA finals he was facing No. 6 seed J. Jaggers from The Ohio State University and what happened...

Jun 28, 2012 10:49 am

Tito Ortiz To Be Inducted Into The UFC Hall Of Fame On July 7 | UFC NEWS

he Ultimate Fighting Championship organization has confirmed that Tito Ortiz – the longest-reigning light heavyweight champion of all time and one of the biggest personalities in the sport of mixed martial arts – will be the ninth individual to be inducted into the UFC Hall of Fame. Ortiz will be officially inducted at midday on...

Jun 27, 2012 6:41 am

Wanderlei Silva: Holding On To His Pride

A few months ago, before Vitor Belfort withdrew from his UFC 147 bout with Wanderlei Silva, BJPENN.com ran a story about why Wanderlei Silva shouldn't be considered an underdog for that fight. As the author of that article, I stand before the MMA community humbled. Not only did Belfort withdraw, but he was replaced by...

Jun 26, 2012 9:26 pm

Etim Out Of UFC on Fox 4 | MMA NEWS

The never ending injury bug strikes another UFC card, this time forcing Terry Etim to the sidelines. The UFC on Fox 4 fighter was recently forced out of his August 4th fight with Joe Lauzon. The injury was confirmed on Tuesday night’s edition of UFC Tonight on Fuel TV. Etim was set to face Lauzon...