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Apr 29, 2012 7:16 pm

Shogun Rua vs. Thiago Silva In The Works | UFC NEWS

One lucky UFC fan got some breaking news earlier today from Dana White personally. The fan tweeted to White “who is shogun fighting next”, to which the UFC President replied,”Thiago Silva”. This is exciting news for MMA fans, and could be an epic light-heavyweight fight. Both fighters are hard hitters that love to stand and...

Apr 29, 2012 12:54 pm

Dan Henderson: Heir to the Throne? | UFC NEWS

By Adam Conklin: Just minutes after Jon Jones defeated Rashad Evans to retain his light heavyweight belt, 41-year old Dan Henderson was announced as the next person to challenge the 24-year old phenom for his title. Henderson (29-8) will be coming off his latest victory and fight of the year performance against Mauricio Rua back...

Apr 28, 2012 9:31 pm

UFC Veteran Joey Beltran Wins His 205 Debut Tonight

Former UFC heavyweight Joey “The Mexicutioner” Beltran defeated Anton Talamantes in his light heavyweight debut under the C3 fight promotion in Oklahoma. After a dominant three-round performance that saw “The Mexicutioner” throw everything but the kitchen sink at his opponent, including a brutal head kick, he walked away with a unanimous decision victory to get...


Apr 27, 2012 6:45 pm

Okami vs. Cane | UFC 150 in Denver August 11

By Lorenzo Luciano: UFC 150 is officially headed to Denver’s Pepsi Center with a new middleweight bout added to the card between Yushin Okami and Brazilian Luiz Cane. The bout was confirmed by UFC officials with the Denver Post. Yushin Okami is a Japanese mixed martial artist with a record of 26 wins and 7...

Apr 27, 2012 6:33 pm

Jones Opens Up As Huge Favorite Over Hendo | UFC NEWS

UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones opens up as a -565 favorite over the challenger and former Pride and Strikeforce Champion, Dan Henderson, who is the underdog at +385. With a rumored UFC 149 July 21 fight date in Calgary, Hendo will have some time to prepare himself for one of the world’s top...

Apr 27, 2012 2:53 pm

Poll Results | Who is better, Jones or Silva? | UFC NEWS

With all the talk of Jon Jones being the greatest light-heavyweight champion in UFC history, we took to the polls to see what the fans think about the pound-four pound debate and whether or not Jones has trumped Anderson Silva’s right to the crown. Obviously, without the two fighting each other we can only speculate...

Apr 27, 2012 2:37 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 4 Gets A Home | HP Pavillion To Host Munoz vs. Weidman

By Jamie McAllister: San Jose’s HP Pavilion is rumoured to be hosting UFC On Fuel TV 4 – Munoz vs. Weidman. The event will take place on July 11th Middleweights Mark Munoz and Chris Weidman set to headline the show. Light Heavyweights Brandon Vera & James Te Huna are also expected to appear on the...

Apr 27, 2012 9:32 am

Jon "Bones" Jones Younger Brother Drafted 1st Rd in the NFL! | UFC NEWS

By Chase Raymond: Jon Jones is holding a bit of a victory party tonight in his semi-finished “Bones” cave. It has just been days since his big victory against rival Rashad Evans, but Jon Jones has another reason to celebrate. The New England Patriots drafted his little brother Chandler Jones in the first round 21st...

Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 25, 2012 4:36 pm

King Mo – "I think I can beat Jon Jones | UFC NEWS

King Mo was recently on TapOut Radio to share his thoughts on the Jones/Evans fight: “Jones used his reach good. Jones did his thing, keeping it at bay. Rashad fought a good 1st, 2nd and the first part of the 3rd round when he came moving forward. He was just getting outworked and out pointed....

Apr 25, 2012 9:00 am

No worries Fans | Overeem will fight again in the UFC!

By Chase Raymond: I know that most people are not giving Alistair Overeem a chance at being back in the UFC. I also know that Dana White is very upset about Overeem’s failed drug test. No worries folks, this is not the first fighter to fail a drug test and return to the UFC. It...

Apr 25, 2012 5:55 am

Man Accused of UFC Piracy Skips Court Hearing

We have covered the UFC’s anti-piracy policy tirelessly here on BJPENN.COM. At this point we know that the UFC will prosecute anyone stealing their beloved product and/or PPV broadcasts. Recently a man who was busted for stealing UFC pay-per-views for his bar patrons skipped his court appearance. Aberdeennew.com has the scoop:   [box_light] The former...

Apr 24, 2012 1:39 pm

Record Ratings Set for UFC 145 FX Prelims | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil: The UFC 145 Prelims that aired on FX this past weekend netted 1.6 million viewers. The special, which featured four bouts, scored the highest ratings for any UFC on FX event that has aired since the UFC began airing events on the network in January 2012. UFC 145 took place on Saturday...

Apr 24, 2012 6:27 am

UFC 145 Medical Suspensions Report | UFC NEWS

The Georgia Athletic and Entertainment Commission just released their post-fight medical suspensions report for last weekend’s UFC 145 event. UFC 145 took place last Saturday from Atlanta, Georgia’s Phillips Arena. In the main event UFC light-heavyweight champion, Jon Jones successfully defended his title against former teammate and rival Rashad Evans. All event participants received a...

Apr 23, 2012 5:09 pm

Gonazaga Fills UFC 146, Void Set To Face Roy Nelson | UFC NEWS

By Jonathan Kirschner: The deck has been shuffled and yet another change has been made to the UFC 146 main card. After results from Alistair Overeem’s drug test came back with escalated levels of testosterone (14:1), the hype behind UFC 146 was in jeopardy. Dana White announced on Friday night that Frank Mir would be...

Apr 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Brock Lesnar and the UFC Hall of Fame – Why it has to happen.

By Jason Moles: A lot has been said recently of Brock Lesnar’s (5-3) impact on mixed martial arts. Some argue that his foray into combat sports was nothing more than a flash in the pan and that his “all sizzle – no steak” legacy is inconsequential, relegating Lesnar to little more than a footnote in...

Apr 23, 2012 1:01 pm

Rashad Evans | "If an opportunity happens at 185, I'll take it." | UFC NEWS

“I’m a 205-pounder. I’ve only lost twice and I lost to a good competitor … But if an opportunity happens at 185, I’ll take it. But I like 205, I’ll just have to work my way back up and get back to a title shot.” Rashad Evans comments at the UFC 145 post fight press...

Apr 23, 2012 8:03 am

Dana White Talks Lesnar Moving Back To The WWE | "I'm Happy For Him" | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis After a life-threatening bout with diverticulitis, Brock Lesnar made his return to the UFC against Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his comeback was shortlived though, with Brock announcing his retirement after losing the fight via TKO in the 1st round. Several months after retiring Brock struck a 12-month contract with the WWE...

Apr 23, 2012 7:40 am

UFC on FOX 3 Goes Up Against Mayweather vs. Cotto

On May 5th UFC will appear on FOX for the third time with UFC on FOX 3. The main event features a lightweight battle between Jim Miller and Nate Diaz that will likely push the winner towards title contention. On the same night Floyd Mayweather will face off against Miguel Cotto. Another bold move on...

Apr 23, 2012 7:05 am

Overeem Officially Withdraws From UFC 146 & Postpones NSAC Hearing | UFC NEWS

Authentic Sports Management today issued the following statement on behalf of UFC heavyweight athlete Alistair Overeem: “To my friends and fans, I am deeply saddened to announce that on Friday, April 20, I respectfully withdrew from the May 26 event so that I can request a continuance until my situation with the Nevada State Athletic...

Apr 22, 2012 3:12 pm

Antonio 'Bigfoot' Silva Replaces Mir Against Cain Velasquez At UFC 146 | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Yesterday the MMA world saw Jon Jones defend his title against Rashad Evans, Eddie Alvarez defeat Shinya Aoki at Bellator 66, and we learned that former heavyweight champion Frank Mir would be filling Alistair Overeem’s spot in the main event of UFC 146 against Junior Dos Santos for the heavyweight championship. Fans...