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Aug 11, 2012 8:42 am

UFC 150 FIGHTERS WEIGH-IN, WARNED TO BEWARE OF ALTITUDE | UFC NEWS

The fighters have weighed in yesterday for tonight’s 150 card at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, but the x-factor in each of the 10 fights is how will the fighters react to fighting at the Mile High City’s infamous altitude. Denver stands at 5280 feet (or 1609.344 meters) above sea level and the oxygen...

Aug 9, 2012 11:18 am

Shogun tops UFC on FOX 4 salaries | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Two former UFC light-heavyweight champions led the payroll at last Saturday’s UFC on FOX 4 event, as Mauricio “Shogun” Rua ($240,000) and Lyoto Machida ($200,000) combined for 46 percent of the events $963,000 payroll. The main event of the evening proved to be very entertaining as Shogun Rua stopped Brandon Vera ($70,000) via fourth-round TKO. However, it...

Aug 9, 2012 6:19 am

Who's on the Hot Seat? UFC 150 Edition

Welcome to the first edition of Who’s on the Hot Seat, BJPenn.Com style! I came up with this column a few years back as well as the title so please do not accept any poor imitations that you will see across the internet. The main premise behind this article is to go over the fighters...

Aug 8, 2012 2:36 pm

Jon Jones Picks Up Groundbreaking Nike Deal | UFC NEWS

25 year old UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones makes history by becoming the 1st MMA fighter to sign a global sponsorship deal with sports apparel giant, Nike.  MMAfighting reports: “Two sides have agreed to a multi year contract that will see Jones decked out in Nike gear for the forseeable future.  On Sept 1, when...

Aug 8, 2012 1:09 pm

UFC on FX: Browne vs. Bigfoot Official For Minneapolis, Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

A five-round heavyweight showdown between contenders Travis “Hapa” Browne and Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva will headline an exciting UFC card scheduled for Friday, Oct. 5 at the Target Center in Minneapolis, Minn. The event will mark UFC’s first in Minneapolis since 2008, when UFC 87 broke the Target Center live gate record with a $2.25 million...

Aug 8, 2012 12:57 pm

LHW Division: Recycled | UFC NEWS

By: Edward Fernandez On UFC on Fox 4 we saw Lyoto “The Dragon” Machida knockout Ryan Bader in the second round, while Mauricio “Shogun” Rua struggled to finish Brandon Vera via TKO in the fourth. Dana White made it clear that the fighter who won in the most impressive fashion would be facing the winner...

Aug 7, 2012 2:22 am

Mir Thinks Cormier Bout Is 'A Positive Step Forward' | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Frank Mir comments in an interview with MMAFighting. In his last bout he attempted to take the UFC Heavyweight Title from Champion Junior Dos Santos. Mir was unsuccessful in his challenge being knocked out in the second round, in his next bout he will attempt to dethrone the Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Daniel...

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 5, 2012 12:08 pm

The Dragon emerges from UFC on Fox 4 as the #1 Contender | UFC News

By: Chris Taylor Earlier this week, UFC president Dana White stated that “whoever wins the most impressively” from the contests involving Mauricio “Shogun” Rua vs. Brandon Vera and Lyoto Machida vs. Ryan Bader would be deemed the #1 contender for the Light Heavyweight title. Machida and Bader were the first to take to the octagon...

Aug 4, 2012 1:37 pm

UFC on Fox 4 Official Results; Title Shot Announced

Main Bout (on Fox)(play by play) The main card of UFC on Fox was as exciting as a fan could hope for. Every fighter came carrying their A game. In the end it was a good night for one light heavyweight in particular. At the end of the broadcast Dana White announced that Lyoto Machida...

Aug 3, 2012 11:32 am

Tito Ortiz Thinks His Prime-Self Could Beat Jon Jones, Blames Injuries | UFC NEWS

UFC Hall of famer and former light heavyweight champ, Tito Ortiz spoke with MMA Uncensored Live about his retired life, and what could’ve been if wasn’t for his injuries and medical procedures he had to undertake. The interview began with his transition to retirement “It’s everything that I expected it to be — fishing, enjoying...

Aug 3, 2012 9:34 am

PHOTO | Rashad Evans & Chael Sonnen Staredown | UFC NEWS

Former UFC light-heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans, took to twitter to send out this photo of himself squaring off with one of the UFC’s top middleweight fighters. Evans has expressed some interest in dropping down a division, if he does, is this a fight for the fans?