Archive: featured

Oct 14, 2011 12:30 pm

Countdown To UFC 139 Set To Air Nov. 14

In exactly one month, the UFC and Spike TV will collaborate once again to bring UFC fans a pre-fight-hype television special to promote a promising fight card. Countdown to UFC 139: Shogun vs. Hendo is set to debut on Monday, Nov. 14 at 11 p.m. ET/PT. UFC 139 is set to take place on November...

Oct 14, 2011 10:36 am

Cruz: "I want to fight the best guys in the world"

“I wouldn’t say there’s a preference. I want to fight the number one contender and that will prove it. I want to fight the best guys in the world. If Faber beats Bowles, he’s the best. If Bowles beats Faber, awesome. Either one, I’m fighting for the second time. I think Faber has the advantage...


Oct 14, 2011 6:50 am

Pettis Looking For Top 5 Opponent Before Years End

“I’d love to get back in there by the end of the year. That’d be ideal. There’s match ups going on right now and it doesn’t seem too promising. But I’ll be healthy and get ready and if anybody gets hurt or injured, I’ll be ready.” The last standing WEC lightweight champion, Anthony Pettis, talks...

Oct 14, 2011 6:15 am

Greg Jackson Says Guillards downfall is his love for his own punching power

“It was not sticking to a solid plan of taking somebody apart. [It was] just kind of trying to finish it with one big shot. You need to learn those lessons. You need to learn those lessons early on. I think that with Melvin, he was doing very, very well hitting everybody and hurting them....

Oct 14, 2011 5:40 am

Machida Confident He Can Crack The Jon Jones Code

“I’ve been studying Jon Jones thoroughly. I’ve been watching his game. It’s not something impossible to do, to come up with a game plan. I think I’ll be able to crack that code.” During yesterday’s UFC 140 media event, former UFC champion, Lyoto Machida fielded questions from the Vancouver Sun about his upcoming title match...

Oct 13, 2011 5:40 pm

BJPENN.COM Lightweight Top 10 (Updated 10/13/11)

The world top 10 lightweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of UFC, Strikeforce, DREAM and Bellator talent. Frankie Edgar is the current UFC lightweight champion and as such gets the number 1 seat on our rankings system. With his most recent victory over Gray Maynard at UFC 136 he has proven himself...

Oct 13, 2011 3:51 pm

Ratings Up For Episode Four Of “The Ultimate Fighter 14”

This week’s Ultimate Fighter episodes ratings are up from last week. Coming in at 1.5 million viewers the show is up .2 million from last week and puts the show back within its typical average. Spike TV officials sent out the ratings for the episode today. The 14th season of “The Ultimate Fighter” features a...

Oct 13, 2011 12:50 pm

Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler Set For Bellator 58

Originally scheduled to defend his title against Michael Chandler at Bellator 54, Eddie Alvarez was forced to withdraw from the meeting with an undisclosed injury. Now, the two have a new date confirmed by Bellator officials. With just a five-week postponement, Eddie Alvarez will attempt to defend his title against Michael Chandler on Novembers Bellator...

Oct 13, 2011 12:00 pm

Dana White on Brock Lesnar in WWE video game and if he'd let him wrestle

“Brock Lesnar will never wrestle for the WWE while he’s under contract to me. But to be in their video game? That’s part of his history. He came from the WWE. I brought Brock Lesnar into the UFC, guy had one fight. He was 1-0. The WWE built him up into the star that he...

Oct 13, 2011 10:28 am

RICH "ACE" FRANKLIN’S SHOULDER SURGERY A SUCCESS

Former UFC Middleweight Champion Rich “Ace” Franklin underwent shoulder surgery yesterday to repair his torn labrum, an injury that occurred during a grappling practice last month. Franklin’s manager, JT Stewart, announced today the surgery was a complete success and that he is expected to make a full recovery. “I spoke with Rich, he’s feeling great...

Oct 13, 2011 9:27 am

Bisping: Sonnen had his chance, I'm the true number one contender

“Chael Sonnen had his chance, put on a great performance but lost. Got tapped out, got finished, and then after that he failed a steroids test. As far as I can see he had his chance and he blew it. I feel I deserve a shot. I have got to beat Miller, he is tough,...

Oct 13, 2011 9:09 am

Report: Tim Kennedy UFC Bound

It would appear as if Strikeforce middleweight fighter, Tim Kennedy has made the jump from Strikeforce over to the UFC. While this cannot be confirmed 100% by either the UFC or Kennedy, UFC.com has put up his fighter profile on their website and Kennedy himself changed his employment status from Strikeforce to “The Ultimate Fighting...

Oct 13, 2011 6:25 am

GSP: Carlos Condit is not my friend

“I’m going to have to deal with a guy who has knockout power, very technical striker and a great ground game as well. Unpredictable fighter. I’ve seen a lot of improvement in Carlos’ game but I believe I’m a more improved fighter than Carlos is. I have a game plan to take care of Carlos...

Oct 13, 2011 5:20 am

King Mo Has Rampage On His Radar, Wants To Fight

“This fool Rampage calls me out, and then people get mad when I respond? He’s a b—h in my eyes, because he didn’t respond. Maybe he’ll respond later, but the word is he wants to fight Mauricio ‘Shogun’ Rua. That’s whatever. But he called me out, so I’m going to respond. When’s the last time...

Oct 12, 2011 4:35 pm

BJPENN.COM Featherweight Top 10 (Updated 10/12/11)

The world top 10 featherweight rankings according to the panel at BJPENN.COM consist of all UFC talent with the exception of two Bellator roster holders. Jose Aldo is the current UFC featherweight champion and as such gets the number 1 seat on our rankings system. With his recent UFC 136 victory over Kenny Florian, his...

Oct 12, 2011 3:37 pm

Noons vs. Evangelista Round Out "Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal" Main Card

It would appear as if a four-fight main card has been set for December’s Strikeforce: Melendez vs. Masvidal event. Strikeforce officials have paired off KJ Noons with Billy Evangelista in the latest main card booking for the show. Joining them on the card will be Mousasi vs. OSP, Cyborg vs. Yamanaka and of course the...

Oct 12, 2011 2:00 pm

Clay Guida Talks UFC on Fox Fight With Ben Henderson

“Ben Henderson is the next guy in front of me that’s keeping me from my title shot. Very well spoken opponent, very humble young man and just a great competitor, so I’m really looking forward to the challenge. We always rise to the top for the toughest occasions. This is going to be my most...