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Dec 8, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Jacoby vs. Camozzi Added To UFC on FOX 2

UFC officials have announced the addition of a middleweight bout to nest month’s UFC on FOX 2 event. Both Justin Jacoby and Chris Camozzi have agreed to face off on the evenings preliminary card. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In...

Dec 7, 2011 9:26 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping vs. Maia Added To UFC on FOX 2 Televised Card

The UFC announced this morning that their UFC on Fox 2 “triple header” will now include a middleweight matchup between top contenders Michael Bisping and Demian Maia. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV. In the main event, Phil Davis will square...


Dec 6, 2011 3:43 pm

UFC NEWS – Nog Brothers Sponsored by World’s 8th Richest Man

We found out today that one of the world’s richest men, Eike Batista, a Brazilian entrepreneur and president of the EBX Group, announced that he will be sponsoring both of the twin brothers, Rodrigo ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira and Rogerio ‘Minotouro’ Nogueira, in their upcoming fights at UFC 140 in Ontario, Canada. Batista’s EBX Group includes five...

Dec 6, 2011 5:45 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To This Weeks Free UFC 140 Pre-Fight Festivities

This week UFC officials are inviting fans in the Toronto area to come out to the free and open to the public UFC 140 open workouts and pre-fight press conference. UFC 140 takes place this Saturday, December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight...

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...

Dec 5, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones: "I'm the best fighter that I've ever been right now."

“Judging on my numbers in the weight room, judging on my numbers in the cardio tests, it’s the best I’ve ever been. I’m the best fighter that I’ve ever been right now… I have changed as an athlete — I believe in my heart that I’m the best, I believe I won’t lose to Lyoto,...

Dec 5, 2011 3:49 pm

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida Breaks Down His Training For Jon Jones

“Actually, I also brought Anderson Braddock (Silva), who’s a guy that fights in K-1, he’s a great K-1 fighter. I brought him and Glover (Teixeira) on the first moment. They stayed here for two weeks. On that period we tried to do many sparrings, simulating similar situations I’ll might confront during the fight, also on...

Dec 5, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – Tito Ortiz Hints At Possible Retirement in 2012

“Maybe it’s time. I don’t know. I guess when I leave on my own terms — and I look at it as, when I don’t have fun coming in the gym anymore, sparring and pushing myself and running every day, maybe it is time. I’m not overstaying my welcome. My goal in my whole career...

Dec 5, 2011 9:07 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Unaired Prelims To Stream On Facebook

With four fights being picked up by ION to air a portion of this weekend’s UFC 140 preliminary card, it left three additional bouts without a broadcast home. In typical UFC fashion, they have announced that the remaining UFC 140 fights will stream live and for free on popular social network, facebook.com UFC 140 takes...

Dec 4, 2011 1:06 pm

UFC NEWS – Charles Oliveira vs. Eric Wisely Set For UFC on FOX 2

Two lightweight fighters have simultaneously dropped to the featherweight division and agreed to face each other in their 145 pound debut. Charles Oliveira will meet Eric Wisely at the UFC’s return trip to network television. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28 live on FOX TV....

Dec 4, 2011 1:09 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz Booked For UFC on FOX 2

The UFC’s second appearance on network television just got a whole lot more interesting with the addition of a middleweight number one contender bout between Mark Munoz and Chael Sonnen. UFC officials notified BJPENN.COM of the booking late yesterday evening. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January...

Dec 3, 2011 9:48 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem Leaves American Training Camp, Defects Back To Holland

“I am now training for Lesnar in Holland. I flew back about a week ago. I don’t want to go too deep into personal matters, but what happened was my mother is recovering from cancer and needs my support. She needs me in Holland over the next couple of weeks and I came back for...

Dec 2, 2011 10:36 am

UFC NEWS – Countdown to UFC 141 Set To Air Dec. 21 On FUEL TV

In typical fashion, the production team over at the UFC has put together a UFC 141 pre-fight countdown show in anticipation of the December 30th heavyweight number one contender matchup between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. However, the show will not air on Spike TV like usual and will instead be brought to audiences nationwide...

Dec 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC NEWS – Dave Herman vs. Stefan Struve In the Works For UFC on FUEL TV

UFC officials are working on signing a heavyweight bout between Dave Herman and Stefan Struve. The bout, if signed, will likely be featured on the first ever UFC on FUEL TV card. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15. No venue has been announced to host the...

Nov 30, 2011 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FX 1: Tickets On Sale Now

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will return to Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, Jan. 20, as lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller collide in the night’s main event from Bridgestone Arena. The Octagon’s return to “Music City” also coincides with the UFC’s first ever event on FX. UFC on FX: GUILLARD vs....

Nov 30, 2011 4:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis Set For UFC on Fox 2

A light-heavyweight bout with serious implications for the division has been booked between the undefeated Phil Davis and former champion Rashad Evans. ESPN.COM broke the news late last night and BJPENN.COM later confirmed the fight as booked. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected to go down from Chicago’s...

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 3:50 pm

UFC NEWS – Jon Olav Einemo vs. Mike Russow In The Works for UFC on FOX 2

A heavyweight clash is expected to be put together for the UFC’s return to network television. Jon Olav Einemo and Mike Russow have apparently agreed to face each other on January 28. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28....

Nov 29, 2011 3:37 pm

UFC NEWS – MFC to UFC: Jimmo Makes the Jump Against Karlos Vemola At UFC on FX 1

The last time Ryan Jimmo donned the UFC brand was during his TUF 8 appearance vs. future Strikeforce fighter Antwain Britt. Although Jimmo lost by majority decision to Britt, he kept an optimistic outlook in that one day he would earn another chance to fight on MMA’s biggest stage, saying on his elimination episode, “Dana...

Nov 26, 2011 5:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX Tickets On Sale Next Week

Tickets go on sale next week for “UFC on FX 1: Guillard vs. Miller” that will take place on January 20th in Nashville, Tennessee. Although tickets will be available to the general public on Friday, December 2nd, UFC Fight Club members will have access to tickets on Wednesday, Nov. 30th at 12 p.m. Eastern Time...