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Oct 25, 2011 8:14 am

BJ Penn Blogs About Lead Up To UFC 137

It’s been a crazy week. I found out about Georges St-Pierre’s knee injury keeping him and Carlos Condit off the UFC 137 card, and me and Nick Diaz being the new main event when I saw it on BJPenn.com. Then yesterday we had a crazy press conference call where Nick Diaz wasn’t on until 40...

Oct 25, 2011 8:07 am

Firas Zahabi: 'I'd Want Georges St. Pierre to Move Down to 155 before going up'

“Well to be honest with you, I have recommended to Georges, you know…the only reason I don’t recommend it now is because Frankie Edgar is the champion, but I’d want him to move down to 155 if Frankie was not the champion. Obviously we’re part of the Renzo Gracie team and we’d never fight Frankie...


Oct 25, 2011 7:26 am

This weeks scheduled UFC 137 fan events in Las Vegas (Updated)

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...

Oct 25, 2011 7:20 am

Cesar Gracie Wants Title Shot For Diaz If He Walks Through Penn

“There’s no question about it that I will ask for [a fight with GSP] if Nick has a tremendous performance and he can finish BJ, I would ask for that. But the biggest thing is if the fans want it. If the fans all ask for that, Dana [White] is a smart guy. He knows...

Oct 24, 2011 6:00 pm

BJPENN.COM Light Heavyweight Top 10 (Updated 10/24/11)

The world top 10 light heavyweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC and Strikeforce fighters. Jon Jones is the current UFC light heavyweight champion and as such gets the number one seat on our rankings system. Jones has looked unstoppable his entire career and without a doubt is currently the...

Oct 24, 2011 1:57 pm

ProElite MMA Heavyweight Grand Prix Bracket 1 Released

ProElite Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) is proud to present the first round of their Heavyweight Grand Prix Tournament on November 5, 2011 from Moline, Il. This tournament consists of some of the best up and coming heavyweights in the world and the winner will be pushed into the upper tier of the heavyweight division. Tickets...

Oct 24, 2011 1:01 pm

Who is the betting favorite in the Penn vs. Diaz UFC 137 main event?

It seems like the MMA world is split down the middle in regards to the welterweight main event set for this Saturday’s UFC pay-per-view card. While it would seem that the majority of MMA fans favor the Stockton California native over the proud Hawaiian, if you surf through the internet long enough you can see...

Oct 24, 2011 12:39 pm

Volkmann vs. Grant Booked For UFC 141

UFC officials took to twitter today to announce a recently signed lightweight bout set between Jacob Volkmann and T.J. Grant. 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...

Oct 24, 2011 8:23 am

GSP on BJ Penn: "At the best of his ability he's the best guy"

“I think BJ Penn will win the fight because I believe he has more skills. If he uses all his set of skills, then BJ Penn will win. But, the thing with BJ Penn is sometimes you don’t know what BJ Penn will show up to the fight. If he’s well prepared or injured –...

Oct 24, 2011 8:02 am

Countdown to “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” Airs Tonight on Spike TV

Tonight the UFC and Spike TV will join forces once again to bring you the pre-fight UFC 137 preview. With all the changes to the card, including the loss of its main event between Georges St Pierre and Carlos Condit, the show has been cut down from its typical hour of airtime to just thirty-minutes....

Oct 24, 2011 7:37 am

VIDEO: BJ Penn vs. Nick Diaz Pro Picks

Stephan Bonnar, Wanderlei Silva, Manny Gamburyan, Tyson Griffin, Duane Ludwig, Anthony Njokuani, Rafael Cordeiro and Phil Baroni all give their prediction for UFC 137’s main event between Nick Diaz and B.J. Penn.

Oct 24, 2011 7:32 am

Alistair Overeem: "Brock Wont Make It Out Of The First Round"

“I’m very confident. It’s going to be a knockout victory in the first round. He’s not going to get out of the first round. It will not come to the second round… He’s a strong guy, a very dangerous guy. But, I think I’ve got what it takes to stop him. And I got what...

Oct 23, 2011 2:14 pm

Reagan Penn Books Evan Cutts For Pro Elite 2 on November 5th

Reagan Penn will take the next step in his MMA career this November, as he returns to action for his second professional fight against Dallas’s Evan “The Butcher” Cutts. Reagan Penn made a successful MMA debut this past August, when he quickly dispatched Paul Gardiner via rear naked choke in just over a minute of...

Oct 23, 2011 1:07 pm

Schedule of UFC 137 events in Las Vegas

The UFC is heading out to their home turf of Las Vegas once again this week and there is a nice list of UFC events open to the public. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was...