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Apr 18, 2013 5:50 pm

Chael Sonnen Says “My UFC contract expired about four months ago…”

In an odd turn of events, the headlining fight of UFC 159 is going to go on without any sort of contractual agreement, according to UFC Light Heavyweight Contender Chael Sonnen. Sonnen has recently gone on former WWE Wrestler Stone Cold Steve Austin’s “The Steve Austin Show” and stated that he has been without a UFC...

Apr 17, 2013 9:01 am

Frank Mir Blames Health On Short Career Of Brock Lesnar

Frank Mir’s biggest career rival? I think if you asked the former two-time heavyweight champion, he would emphatically say Brock Lesnar. Mir and Lesnar crossed paths twice, once in Lesnar’s UFC debut where Mir was victorious and another to unify the belts the two men held. Lesnar won the second bout. In a recent interview...

Apr 16, 2013 11:56 am

Lyoto Machida’s Manager Says Fight with Gutsafsson Doesn’t Make Sense

Lyoto Machida announced through his manager that he is not considering a match-up with fellow 205-lbs contender, Alexander Gustafsson.  Jorge Guimaraes, Machida’s manager, stated through Fighters Only that Machida’s next fight will be for the UFC light heavyweight belt, and nothing less.   “Lyoto is on stand-by list,” stated Guimaraes, “waiting for the winner of...

Apr 15, 2013 10:20 am

TUF Season 18 Gets New Day, New Time And New TV Network

A new network, new day and time, new coaches and new captivating storylines. The Ultimate Fighter, the Ultimate Fighting Championship’s signature reality series, moves to FOX Sports 1, FOX Sports’ newly minted multi-sport national cable channel, when it returns in September. The series, featuring UFC® women’s bantamweight champion Ronda Rousey and challenger Cat Zingano as...

Apr 15, 2013 7:38 am

Gonzaga camp to protest Browne loss

At this weekends TUF 17 Finale, UFC heavyweight Travis Browne (14-1-1 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) was awarded a win as well as the “Knockout of the Night” bonus for disposing of competitor Gabriel Gonzaga (14-7 MMA, 9-6 UFC) via elbows, just 71 seconds into their fight. At least a couple of the blows appear to violate both the no striking...

Apr 13, 2013 11:45 am

Uriah Hall: I’m not ready for Anderson Silva

UFC President Dana White has called him the most feared man to ever walk onto The Ultimate Fighter set. His coach, Chael Sonnen, has called him an instant contender in the UFC’s middleweight division. Uriah Hall, has made a global impression amongst MMA fans for his complete and utter dominance inside the cage of this...

Apr 11, 2013 12:16 pm

Gustafsson Wants Title Shot or Lyoto Machida

In an interesting turn of events it seems that highly ranked UFC light heavyweight striker Alexander Gustafsson thinks he still gets to call the shots on who he gets next. News has broken that “The Mauler” is calling for a shot against number one ranked contender Lyoto Machida…that is IF he can’t get an immediate...

Apr 9, 2013 10:41 am

Tito Ortiz Calls UFC 148 Loss “Fishy”; Hints at Foul-Play

  UFC Hall of Famer, Tito Ortiz fought in what is supposedly his last MMA out of his storied career. In this fight, Tito fought Forrest Griffin in the co-main event of UFC 148, dropping a close unanimous decision. Boos rained down from the MGM Grand Garden Arena as Griffin took the mic and made...

Apr 8, 2013 11:34 am

Gegard Mousasi Fought on a Knee that will Require Surgery | UFC NEWS

  An injury almost cancelled the main event of the UFC on Fuel TV 9 card this past Saturday.  Only, it wasn’t the injury that we all read about in the cut over Alexander Gustafsson’s eye.  Instead, the injury was that of Gegard Mousasi, who despite his opponent pulling out of the fight a mere...

Apr 8, 2013 11:20 am

Swedish Athletic Comisson facing review over Gustafsson fight ban

Dana White was ticked. The fans were confused. Alexander Gustafsson called it “a circus.” Now the regulating body for MMA in Sweden, the Swedish MMA federation is under investigation for refusing to allow Gustafsson to fight Gegard Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on FUEL 9. According to an article by Gareth A....

Apr 4, 2013 11:59 am

All UFC 158 drug tests come back clean

No’roids? No weed? The Regie des alcools des courses et des jeux (Quebec’s athletic commission) said that drug tests for UFC 158 came back clean. A total of six competitors were tested, QAC rep Joyce Tremblay wrote in an email to MMAjunkie.com. The substances tested for are confidential, she said. In UFC 158’s main event,...

Apr 3, 2013 9:56 am

Gegard Mousasi Issues Statement on New Opponent

After a last second fight week switch in opponent, Gegard Mousasi will now be facing Ilir Latifi in the main event of UFC on Fuel TV 9. Alexander Gustafsson had to pull out of the bout with a cut over his left eye. With the past few days having been a confusing time for Mousasi...

Apr 3, 2013 9:37 am

TUF 17, Episode 11 Results: Uriah Hall and Josh Samman move on

The Ultimate Fighter semi-finals are set. The reality series returned to FX on Tuesday night, with the 11th episode of the season – Vicious – narrowing the field of middleweight competitors down to four. Josh Samman of Tallahassee, Florida and New Yorker Uriah Hall won their quarterfinal bouts, successfully securing spots in the final four...

Apr 2, 2013 4:56 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 9: Latifi tabbed as opponent for Mousasi in main event

After days of speculation – and possibly the cruelest April Fool’s Day Joke in MMA history – Gregard Mousasi finally has an opponent. Sweden’s Ilir ‘The Sledgehammer’ Latifi got the nod to replace an injured Alexander Gustafsson and will face Mousasi in the main event of Saturday’s UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden. UFC president...

Apr 2, 2013 10:42 am

Silva says UFC is asking him to step in against Mousasi

While the rumors continue to swirl around the severity of Alexander Gustafsson’s injury and if he will be medically cleared to fight Gegard Mousasi at UFC on Fuel 9 in Sweden, none other than Wanderlei Silva has chimed in saying he has been asked to step in. According to a recent Tweet by Silva, the...

Apr 1, 2013 12:05 am

‘Late Night Cageside’ Radio Show Debuts Tonight With Lamas, Garcia, and Palelei

We have an amazing inaugural show planned for “Late Night Cageside” powered by BJPENN.com radio on Monday April 1st starting at 10/9 CT. We will be interviewing UFC fighters Ricardo Lamas, Leonard Garcia, and Soa Palelei. Our first guest will be one of the top contenders in the Featherweight division; Ricardo Lamas (13-2MMA, 4-0 UFC)....

Mar 29, 2013 11:23 am

UFC headed back to Boston on August 17th to help launch FOX SPORTS 1 | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White tweeted today announcing that the UFC is headed back to Boston on August 17th to help launch the new FOX SPORTS 1 channel. The show will be the first major live event on the debut week of FOX’s new all-sports channel. “We are FINALLY going back to Boston at the TD...

Mar 22, 2013 11:49 am

Sonnen goes after Vince McMahon Via Twitter | UFC NEWS

The MMA world got a kick out of the recent news that UFC president Dana White confirmed that WWE head honcho Vince McMahon had challenged him to a fight some time ago. Always ready, willing, and able to chime in on hot topic situations in the UFC, light heavyweight Chael Sonnen unleashed a barrage of...

Mar 21, 2013 10:50 am

St. Pierre opens up as -225 favorite over Johny Hendricks (+175)

Quickly after Georges St. Pierre’s (24-2, 18-2 in UFC) recent win in Montreal, his next fight has already opened up to the odds books. Johny Hendricks (15-1, 10-1 in UFC) who recently defeated Carlos Condit (28-7, 5-3 in UFC) by decision at UFC 158, was labeled the number one contender by UFC president Dana White....

Mar 19, 2013 6:42 pm

Lavar Johnson Flagged For Elevated Testosterone Following UFC 157 Loss | UFC News

A post-fight drug screening after Lavar Johnson’s fight against Brendan Schaub at UFC 157 was flagged for elevated levels of testosterone. As first reported by MMAJunkie.com, CSAC Executive Officer Andy Foster stated that an additional carbon isotope test revealed “the testosterone was consistent with the administration of a steroid”. The commission tested the fighters for...

Mar 19, 2013 12:04 pm

The Ultimate Fighter 18 Tryout Details Released by UFC | UFC NEWS

So you want to be a fighter? Well, here is your chance to prove yourself to the UFC. The UFC has just officially released the details regarding its next season of “The Ultimate Fighter” via its trusty Twitter account. The organization stated that “The Ultimate Fighter 18” will be holding open tryouts on April 15th...

Mar 18, 2013 3:22 pm

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Dolce Breaks Silence On Cyborg: Says Santos Came To Him, 135 Possible For Former Champ | MMA NEWS

When Mike Dolce joined BJPENN.COM Radio this past Wednesday, March 13, he spoke at length regarding many topics the MMA world have been buzzing about. However, none of his words may have been so striking as those chronicling his dealings with former Strikeforce women’s featherweight champion Cris “Cyborg” Santos. For months, rumors and speculation regarding...

Mar 18, 2013 7:16 am

UFC plans to return to Boston this year | UFC News

The UFC will be returning to Boston for the first time since August of 2010 when it hosts an event later this year. UFC President Dana White confirmed the plans following this past weekend’s UFC 158 event in Montreal: “We’ll be going back to Boston this year. We’ll do Boston this year. … I said...

Mar 16, 2013 10:59 pm

UFC 158 Post-Fight Presser Highlights | UFC NEWS

Dana White: (referring to Condit)”What he did tonight showed he was a well rounded mixed martial artist” “Nothing surprises me with Nick. Do I think he should retire? No. But if guys say they should retire in this sport, they probably should. I don’t think tonight’s fight was anything to overreact about. Nick’s been talking...

Mar 16, 2013 3:08 pm

Watch Tonight’s UFC 158 Post-Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM | UFC NEWS

Immediately following tonight’s main event between GSP and Nick Diaz the UFC will hold a media only press conference to discuss the event’s high-points. UFC president Dana White is expected to attend alongside the evenings main card fighters. We here at BJPENN.COM will be broadcasting the event live and free of charge, right after tonight’s...

Mar 15, 2013 6:27 pm

GSP say’s he is the one playing mind games with Diaz | UFC NEWS

When it comes to playing “mind games” with an opponent by way of verbal jabs, there are a few fighters that come to mind. Tito Ortiz, Chael Sonnen, and Nick Diaz are the first that come to my mind. Georges St. Pierre on the other hand is not one; he’s portrayed as a humble, quiet,...

Mar 13, 2013 9:13 am

PHOTO | UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi Poster | UFC NEWS

Former Strikeforce light-heavyweight champion, Gegard Mousasi, has graced his first official UFC poster for ‘UFC on FUEL TV 9: Gustafsson vs. Mousasi’. The two light-heavyweights will go toe-to-toe on April 6 in what UFC President Dana White has declared a number-one contender match up.