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Jan 3, 2012 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Medical Suspensions Report

The Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) today revealed the list of fighters who have received medical suspensions following their efforts in last weekend’s UFC 141 event. Twelve fighters received mandatory suspensions, four of which could be out up to six months due to injuries suffered while in the cage. UFC 141 took place this past...

Jan 2, 2012 12:30 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 2 Books UFC Newcomers Shawn Jordan And Oli Thompson.

A heavyweight battle between promotional newcomers is set to go down this March when the UFC returns to Australia for their UFC on FX 2 show. BJPENN.COM confirmed with sources close to the situation that both Shawn Jordan and Oli Thompson have agreed to square off in preliminary card action. UFC on FX 2 is...

Jan 2, 2012 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – Dos Santos Excited For A Stand Up War Against Overeem

“It’s going to be really, really good for the fans. Because he’s a striker (and) I’m a striker, it’s going to be a stand-up battle. … He’s pretty good at using his kicks, his knees, his punches. But I believe so much in my boxing.” UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, tells USA Today that...


Dec 31, 2011 9:44 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Salary Report: Lesnar Top Earner

The Nevada State Athletic Commission released the list of total disclosed payrolls for last night’s UFC 141 pay-per-view event and Brock Lesnar Leads the pack with the highest disclosed salary. UFC 141 took place last night at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view featured former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar...

Dec 30, 2011 2:10 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Live Results

UFC 141 is set to take place tonight at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. In the co-main event of the evening a heated lightweight rivalry will come to...

Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...

Dec 29, 2011 6:00 am

*ON NOW* Watch Todays UFC 141 Weigh-In Ceremony Live Here On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

UFC 141 is set to take place tomorrow at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. Today the UFC is holding the official weigh-in ceremony and all fighters scheduled for...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Gegard Mousasi Waiting for Title Shot, UFC Aspirations as Well?

Nearly two years since he lost the title, Gegard Mousasi is waiting in the wings for another light-heavyweight title shot from Strikeforce executives. It is rumored that Mousasi will face the victor of Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, who are fighting for the vacant light-heavyweight title that was relinquished by Dan Henderson as he transitioned...

Dec 28, 2011 12:51 pm

UFC NEWS- Watch The UFC 141 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live *NOW* On BJPENN.COM ( 4PM ET)

UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. Today the UFC is holding their pre-fight press conference in anticipation of...

Dec 28, 2011 12:35 pm

UFC NEWS – Bedford Now Faces Gagnon At UFC on FOX 2

Earlier this week we reported here at BJPENN.COM that the UFC on FOX 2 bout between Eddie Wineland and Johnny Bedford had been scratched due to a Wineland injury that has left him unable to compete. The UFC matchmaking department went to work and found a suitable replacement in the form of UFC newcomer Mitch...

Dec 28, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – YouTube Post Of “Countdown To UFC 141” Out Draws Fuel TV Airing

This past week the UFC and Fuel TV aired the latest installment of the UFC’s countdown series, “Countdown to UFC 141” and it drew in a meager 15,000 viewers with a 0.03 household rating in the male 18-49 demographic and an all-time low of 0.0 rating in men 18-34. Interestingly enough, the UFC put out...

Dec 28, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem: No one in the division can strike with me

On the verge of making his UFC debut, UFC 141 main event participant, Alistair Overeem took to his personal blog to discuss this Friday’s fight. Here are the highlights via YahooSports: “The fight has been promoted as the biggest two athletes in UFC history fighting for the No. 1 contender spot in the heavyweight division....

Dec 28, 2011 4:31 am

UFC NEWS – Brendan Schaub Returns Against Ben Rothwell At UFC 145

A heavyweight tilt has reportedly been added to the UFC’s return trip to Montreal in March. UFC officials announced late yesterday evening that Brendan Schaub and Ben Rothwell have agreed to square off in the cage at UFC 145. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected...

Dec 27, 2011 11:20 am

UFC NEWS – Frank Mir Thinks Overeem Is In Trouble Against Lesnar

“Brock doesn’t shoot that low. He’ll put his forehead in your chest, and he’s going to run you through. If he’s not able to take you down with that initial blast, he’s going to run you against the cage. Then he’s going to rip your legs out from under you. Now, you should have gotten...

Dec 27, 2011 10:57 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Open Workouts Tomorrow

Fans will be allowed to attend UFC’s “Lesnar vs. Overeem” press conference in the lobby of the MGM Grand Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The event will take place tomorrow, Wednesday, Dec. 28th, in an effort to build up the Dec. 30th UFC heavyweight title contender event. Also scheduled to speak at the press...

Dec 27, 2011 6:56 am

UFC NEWS – Gonzaga Ready For Another Run In the UFC

“It was natural. I feel I never left [the UFC]. The UFC is my home, they take care of me very good (and) I have a lot of friends there. I am excited to see everyone again…I know what everyone knows [about my opponent] Ednaldo is though fighter and come from a great camp. But...

Dec 26, 2011 6:12 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 2 Loses Two Bouts Due To Injury

The never ending list of injured fighters has grown yet again, this time attacking the UFC’s return to FOX TV in January. Paul Sass, who was originally scheduled to face Evan Dunham, has been forced off the card due to an undisclosed injury presumably suffered while training and Eddie Wineland is out of his fight...

Dec 26, 2011 1:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Jones Can Beat Hendo Everywhere, Says Coach

“Dan’s big right hand is always a big challenge. [He’s] somebody that could be able to close that gap and find a hole and try to get to Jon’s chin. That’s probably the dilemma with him, but he’s small. I don’t think he can outwrestle Jon. I think Jon beats him everywhere. I don’t think...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 26, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Autograph Session This Thursday

Fans headed to Vegas this week for UFC 141 will get the chance to get in on the official UFC 141 autograph session prior to this week’s weigh-in ceremony on Thursday. Featuring UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson, the UFC 141 pre-fight autograph event is...

Dec 26, 2011 5:56 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Books First UFC Fight Against Travis Browne At UFC 145

As we reported before the holidays, Strikeforce heavyweight fighter, Chad Griggs has been signed over to the UFC. He now has a debut opponent and it is a very tall order for any fighter. The undefeated Travis Browne has agreed to welcome Chad Griggs in a UFC heavyweight matchup scheduled for UFC 145 in March....

Dec 23, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – I Can Take Anyone Down In The UFC, Says Lesnar

“Honestly I feel comfortable on my feet and I don’t feel threatened in any area by this guy (Overeem) at all. There hasn’t been anybody in the UFC that I haven’t been able to take down. The issue is we just have to be able to keep them there.” During the UFC 141 media rounds,...

Dec 23, 2011 4:45 am

UFC NEWS – Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna Added To UFC on FX 2

A light-heavyweight contest has been added to the UFC’s return trip to Australia in March. Aaron Rosa will meet Australian native James Te Huna on the UFC on FX 2 fight card. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 22, 2011 11:15 am

UFC NEWS – Mir On Overeem: His Arms Are Too Big To Land Chokes

“I think that Alistair obviously just uses his ground game to avoid taking punishment and that way, when he gets back up to his feet, he’s very damaging. I think he does have an excellent guillotine but Lesnar doesn’t really shoot with his head on the side and kind of wade right in like, Hrmm,...