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Dec 21, 2011 4:16 am

UFC NEWS – Lamas Steps In For Koch Against Poirier At UFC 143

As we announced yesterday afternoon, Erik Koch was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 143 bout against Dustin Poirier due to an injury suffered during training. The UFC promised a replacement and UFC president Dana White announced early this morning that one has been booked. Rising 145 pound fighter, Ricardo Lamas has agreed to...

Dec 20, 2011 4:11 pm

UFC NEWS -UFC 143's Erik Koch Forced Out Of Bout With Dustin Poirier With Injury

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce yet another fighter injury resulting in a change of card. Erik Koch has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled bout against Dustin Poirier with an undisclosed injury suffered in training. UFC officials stated that they will keep Poirier on the card and a replacement opponent...

Dec 19, 2011 9:37 am

UFC NEWS – Lorenzo Fertitta: “11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out”

“…our biggest issue lately has been 11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out and required replacement fighters. It’s like there’s been a hex over us. So it’s been a challenge to run the business how we’ve planned to. Forcing to shuffle in guys, re-scramble … it takes the steam out of your...

Dec 19, 2011 8:51 am

UFC NEWS – Caio Magalhaes In For Nedkov Against Maldonado At UFC 142

In the last minute reshuffling of UFC 142, the UFC has etched their final “replacement” contract for their return trip to Brazil. UFC newcomer Caio Magalhaes will fill the final void on UFC 142 left by Staslov Nedkov and face Fabio Maldonado next month. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from...


Dec 16, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – Cole Escovedo Released By UFC Following UFC on FOX Loss To Alex Caceres

Unfortunately for former UFC bantamweight fighter, the promotion requires a win in order to retain your employment and he fell short in three consecutive contests. After debuting for the promotion at UFC 140 in a losing effort against Renan Barao at UFC 130 the UFC gave Escovedo two more chances to try and prove he...

Dec 15, 2011 11:13 am

UFC NEWS – All UFC on FOX 1 Fighters Test Clean For Banned Substances

The California State Athletic Commission today released the findings from the UFC on FOX 1 drug test screenings conducted on fourteen of the night’s professional athletes. Junior Dos Santos, Cain Velasquez, Aaron Rosa, Clay Guida, Mackens Semerzier, Ricardo Lamas, Pablo Garza, Robert Peralta, DaMarques Johnson, Cub Swanson, Clay Harvison, Matt Lucas, Benson Henderson and Dustin...

Dec 14, 2011 7:15 am

UFC NEWS – Randy Couture Believes Xtreme Couture Sponsored Bisping Deserves Title Shot

In a recent interview with ESPN, “Captain America” voiced his opinion on British contender, Michael Bisping, in the Middleweight division. “He’s right up there in the top four or five guys in that weight class….You can split hairs on deciding who the No. 1 contender is. He’s coming off a great outing against Jason Miller,...

Dec 14, 2011 6:45 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 142 Prelims To Air on FX

Up until yesterday afternoon the UFC 142 preliminary card had no broadcast home. While the UFC has plans to feature all preliminary fights on FUEL TV in 2012, FUEL officials advised that if for some reason a card would not fit within their broadcast calendar an alternative FOX affiliate would be selected. For that reason,...

Dec 13, 2011 6:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Prelim Special On ION Brings In 808,000 Viewers

The UFC’s third trip to ION television yielded a respectable rating. Now that the UFC on SPIKE deal has pretty much reached its maturity and the live content on the station has ceased. The UFC opted to go with ION television for last weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card. UFC 140 took place this evening from...

Dec 13, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 1's Semerzier vs. Peralta Ruled A No Contest By CSAC

If you failed to tune in on Facebook for the UFC on Fox 1 preliminary card bouts than you missed a very controversial stoppage in the fight between Mackens Semerzier and Robert Peralta. The two bantamweight fighters went back and forth throughout the majority of the fight, with an edge conceivably given to Mackens for...

Dec 13, 2011 11:58 am

UFC NEWS – Demian Maia: I can Submit Michael Bisping

“He has a good submission defense but it doesn’t matter. I’ve fought guys before that have never been submitted before many times and I’ve submitted them. I know I have the chance to submit him.” In a recent interview with mmafighting.com, top UFC middleweight fighter Demian Maia tells the guys that he believes he can...

Dec 9, 2011 9:15 am

UFC NEWS – Pierce Replaces Condit Against Koscheck At UFC 143

With the void left by GSP, the welterweight division has again had to be shuffled. We announced earlier in the week that Carlos Condit will now face Nick Diaz for the UFC’s interim welterweight title and that booking left Josh Koscheck without an opponent. UFC officials took to twitter yesterday evening to announce that Koscheck...

Dec 8, 2011 1:34 pm

UFC NEWS: UFC Set To Announce Flyweight Class This Weekend

It seems the smaller the package, the bigger the bang. At least that seems like what the UFC is thinking as it plans to announce the addition of the 125 lbs. weight class to the organization this weekend. And what better time to add a new weight class of “smaller” fighters than after an extremely...

Dec 8, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – JDS Goes Under The Knife To Repair Knee

UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, underwent successful knee surgery yesterday to repair a torn meniscus suffered while training for his UFC on FOX 1 main event title fight against Cain Velasquez. It was revealed shortly after the bout, in which he was able to best Velasquez in under a minute, that he did so...

Dec 8, 2011 5:15 am

UFC NEWS – Michael Bisping Chael Sonnen’s Chael Sonnen Right Next To Him

“Well, he’s just another person that had his shot. I seem to remember him getting tapped out just like Chael did. Both of these guys have a problem with submission defense. If he’s bitter about it, don’t talk shit about me about it just because you blew your shot.” During yesterday’s UFC on FOX 2...

Dec 7, 2011 3:54 pm

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blogs About The Evolution Of Mixed Martial Arts

When I first started out in this sport, I did it for the test, for the purity of being a martial artist and putting up my jiu-jitsu against the craft of other tough, competing athletes and their styles. I didn’t do it for fame, for money or for titles and championships. Back when I started,...

Dec 6, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Photo Gallery: The Ultimate Fighter Season 15 Tryouts

Yesterday the UFC held tryouts for the latest installment of their reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”. Fighters from all over the globe came to Las Vegas in an attempt to impress the UFC brass and earn a spot in the house as cast members on season 15. Tryouts where held at the Fertitta owned Texas...

Dec 6, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Confirms Seven Bouts For Return To FOX: Roop vs. Swanson Added

While we have already announced several fights for the UFC’s return trip to network television, the promotion just confirmed seven-bouts which we can now consider “official”. In addition to the fights BJPENN.COM had previously confirmed as signed for the event, one additional bout was announced yesterday afternoon by UFC officials via twitter and it is...

Nov 30, 2011 4:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Preliminary Card Set To Air On ION TV

Four preliminary card fights from next week’s UFC 140 pay-per-view event are set to air live on ION TV. UFC 140 takes place December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. UFC officials announced the program as well...

Nov 29, 2011 1:24 pm

UFC NEWS – Jorge Rivera Returns Against Eric Schafer At UFC on FX 1

A middleweight scrap has apparently been added to the UFC’s debut on Fox broadcasting partner, FX. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place from the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on January 20. A lightweight bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller will serve as the evenings main event live on FX. The...

Nov 29, 2011 6:59 am

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Ellenberger vs. Sanchez In The Works

A welterweight bout between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez has long been rumored to be in the works for an unnamed UFC event set for the first quarter of 2012. While we have remained silent on the rumor, it has as of late, picked up some more steam and all signs point to this clash...

Nov 18, 2011 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Exclusive: Jason Brilz Talks About Tomorrow Night's Fight With Ryan Bader

Tomorrow night MMA fans will be treated to an intriguing light-heavyweight match up between the always “tough” Jason Brilz and the “TUF” winner, Ryan Bader, live and free on Spike TV. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, California. With the original heavyweight title fight...