Archive: featured

Apr 13, 2012 4:30 pm

Ultimate Fighter (TUF) on FX Live Tonight Discussion Thread

  By Micah Hinchliffe: 5 weeks have passed and we’re now in to our 6th fight of the first round. With James Vick, Justin Lawrence, Al Iaquinta and Mike Cheisa all advancing into the quarterfinals the pressure is now on for the remaining fighters. Last week following Cheisa’s dominating victory over Jeremy Larsen, Urijah Faber...

Apr 13, 2012 3:23 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva Predictions

By Jose Garcia: As the UFC’s unofficial off season(or so it seems) winds down, we look forward to a weekend full of very interesting fights. UFC on Fuel TV 2 takes place this Saturday night April 14th from Stockholm, Sweden. After nearly a month-long absence from live events, UFC is giving us a main event...

Apr 13, 2012 3:01 pm

Jon Jones Wants Nike Sponsorship, But Accepted Direct Sponsorship From UFC

By Jamie McAllister: “For this fight, I have a goal, I’ve had a goal of being sponsored by Nike for many, many years. Part of our strategy to try and make that happen one day is to not be a billboard, and not just be sponsored by TapouT one week, and Affliction one week, and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:42 pm

"UFC on FUEL TV 2: Gustaffson vs. Silva" Breakdown And Preview

By Jamie McAllister: On April 14th The UFC makes the long awaited return with the UFC on Fuel TV: Gustafsson vs. Silva card. The Ericsson Globe Arena will play host to this event which is the first UFC event to be held in Sweden which is stacked with fighters from all over the globe and...

Apr 13, 2012 2:22 pm

The Right Time | Tomorrow's UFC on FUEL TV 2 Ends Long UFC Dryspell

By Adam Conklin: Tomorrow Night, UFC fans will finally get their live fix as Fuel TV puts on a stacked card headlined by Alexander Gustafsson and Thiago Silva in what will surely be a fantastic fight. But with such a packed schedule to start the year leading into this month long break, what is the...

Apr 13, 2012 2:14 pm

Exclusive: Leonard Garcia "No more fight of the nights for me"

By Chris Taylor: From his first UFC fight against Roger Huerta, to his latest ‘FOTN’ performance against Nam Phan at UFC 136, fans have come to expect nothing less than exciting fights from Leonard Garcia. ‘Bad Boy’ is a fan favorite for good reason, 4 of his last 6 bouts have earned him Fight Of...

Apr 13, 2012 2:07 pm

UFC on FUEL TV 2 | Siyar Bahadurzada Gets Opportunity To Shine In UFC Debut

By Romeo Cabras Jr. UFC on Fuel TV 2 from Sweden brings the Octagon debut of welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada. Welcoming him to the UFC is none other than Paulo Thiago. This bout is on the main card, headlined by Thiago Silva vs Alexander Gustafsson, airs on Fuel TV tomorrow, April 14th, 3pm ET. A former...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 13, 2012 1:33 pm

Announcement | BJPENN.COM Commits To Covering Canada's Premier MMA Promotion MFC

By Lynn Mitchell: We are pleased to announce as part of our continued evolution in covering the sport of Mixed Martial Arts around that world that BJPenn.com will now be bringing you all the latest news on Canada’s top MMA promotion – Maximum Fighting Championships. Canada’s undisputed leader in mixed martial arts, proudly announced it...

Apr 13, 2012 12:05 pm

Fitch vs Simpson In The Works For Simpson's Welterweight Debut

By Jamie McAllister: A rumored welterweight fight between Jon Fitch and Aaron Simpson is in the works according to sources close to the UFC. The bout is tentatively slated to take place at UFC 149, July 21st in Calgary, Alberta. This would be Aaron Simpsons 1st fight at welterweight, after compiling 6 wins with 3...

Apr 13, 2012 11:54 am

Poll Results | If Removed, Who Should Replace Overeem at UFC 146?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we wanted to know who you guys thought deserved a shot at the UFC heavyweight crown if Alistair Overeem is removed from the bout. Several fighters have thrown their name in the hat, but few have actually been considered as viable options. With that being said, it’s always...

Apr 13, 2012 11:41 am

Siver on Nunes | When He Is Pressured He Folds

By Roberto Mattos: In an interview with MMAFighting’s Ariel Helwani, Siver discusses his upcoming bout with Diego Nunes and the future of the Last Emperor. After a one-sided submission loss to Donald Cerrone, Dennis Siver has decided to drop down to featherweight and will be facing his first opponent at 145 lbs., Diego Nunes, this...

Apr 13, 2012 11:32 am

Nunes Hoping For First UFC Finish Tomorrow Night In Sweden

By Jamie McAllister: Diego Nunes a highly exiting fighter with victories over the likes of Mike Brown & Manvel Gamburyan and who had Kenny Florian rocked a few times in a back and forward fight at UFC 131. One interesting fact is he has not finished one single fight since coming to the US in...

Apr 13, 2012 10:46 am

Frank Mir Will Be Angry If Passed Up For Title Shot In Overeem's Absence

By Lorenzo Luciano: Former UFC Heavyweight Champion Frank Mir is set to fight another former UFC Heavyweight Champion in Cain Velasquez at UFC 146 on May 26th, 2012 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The Main Card at this event was set to be made up of all heavyweight fights for...

Apr 13, 2012 10:38 am

Jones Says Evans ‘Not a Martial Artist’ but ‘a Guy Who Grabs His Crotch’

By George Deutsch: UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon “Bones” Jones (15-1) and #1 contender and former champion Rashad Evans (17-1-1) continue to exchange heated words prior to their upcoming UFC 145 bout on April 21 in Atlanta, Ga. The ongoing trash talk between the two former friends and training partners under Greg Jackson has continued...