Archive: featured

Sep 22, 2011 6:16 pm

“The Ultimate Fighter 14” Debut On Spike Earns 1.5Million Viewers

Last night’s season 14 debut of the UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter” reality show pulled in respectable numbers in-line with the show’s history of garnering its key demographic. The show earned a 1.1 household rating and averaged 1.5 million viewers, during the course of the two-hour episode. Spike TV officials confirmed the stats earlier today. The...

Sep 22, 2011 4:27 pm

Strikeforce Challengers 19 Weigh In Results

MAIN CARD: (Showtime) Lorenz Larkin (206) vs. Nick Rossborough (206) Lavar Johnson (249) vs. Shawn Jordan (238) Ryan Couture (156) vs. Maka Watson (155) Jason High (170.5) vs. Todd Moore (169) Brian Melancon (170) vs. Felipe Portela (170.5) PRELIMINARY CARD: Magno Almeida (154) vs. James Terry (156) Bobby Green (155) vs. Charon Spain (155) Joe...

Sep 22, 2011 1:36 pm

Shamrock vs. Toney an Ugly, Cloudy Misfire

It appears that after all of the hype and trash that was tossed around by UFC Hall of Famer Ken Shamrock and Heavyweight Boxing Champion James Toney, the two will never get passed the talk and really exchange leather. What a surprise! The two were originally supposed to throw down in early November of this...

Sep 22, 2011 1:29 pm

Two Fights Added To Strikeforce Challengers 20

Strikeforce officials have announced two new additions to Novembers Strikeforce Challengers 20 event set to take place in Las Vegas. A lightweight bout between Bill Cooper and Matt Ricehouse is set for the event as is a light-heavyweight bout between Antwain Britt and Lumumba Sayers. Strikeforce Challengers 20 is set to take place from The...

Sep 22, 2011 12:58 pm

Bellator 51 Weigh-Ins Set For Football Hall Of Fame This Friday, Open to The Public

The weigh-in and pre-fight press conference for Bellator 51 will take place FRIDAY at 5:00 P.M. EST inside the Pro Football Hall of Fame, located at 2121 George Halas Drive NW, Canton Ohio, 44708. Bellator 51 will take place inside the Canton Civic Center on Saturday, September 24 with the first fight taking place at...

Sep 22, 2011 11:00 am

UFC AND MUSCLEPHARM ANNOUNCE MULTI-YEAR SPONSORSHIP AGREEMENT

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that MusclePharm will serve as the official nutritional supplement supplier of the UFC in the U.S. and Canada. The Denver-based company, which also sponsors Major League Baseball’s Cincinnati Reds and NFL superstar Michael Vick among other notable athletes, will be featured in a variety of UFC programming elements ranging...

Sep 22, 2011 10:41 am

Krzysztof Soszynski Meets Igor Pokrajac At UFC 140

The UFC has booked a light-heavyweight bout between Canadian born Krzysztof Soszynski and Igor Pokrajac for their return to Toronto this December. UFC 140 is set to take place in Toronto on December 10 from the Air Canada Centre. The only main card bouts confirmed for the event at this time are set between Rory...

Sep 22, 2011 6:00 am

UFC 138: Scanlon Out, Maquire In Against Head

UFC welterweight fighter, Mark Scanlon, has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled meeting with James Head at UFC 138 due to an undisclosed injury. In his place comes UFC newcomer and U.K. resident John Maquire. “UFC 138: Munoz vs. Leben” goes down at the LG Arena at the National Exhibition Centre in Birmingham England....

Sep 22, 2011 5:30 am

UFC 141 Gets "The Janitor" vs. "The Mauler"

Two of the scariest men on the UFC’s 205 pound roster have agreed to face off on December’s UFC 141 card in Las Vegas. A bout that was originally scratched from the UFC 133 card has now been rebooked in the form of Vladimir “The Janitor” Matyushenko vs. Alexander “The Mauler” Gustafsson. UFC 141 is...

Sep 22, 2011 5:00 am

Muay Thai Champion Cosmo Alexander Set To Debut At Bellator 52

Bellator Fighting Championships makes its return to Louisiana on Saturday, October 1st as the promotion hosts Bellator 52 from L’Auberge Du Lac Casino Resort in Lake Charles. The action begins at 7 p.m. ET with a stacked undercard streaming LIVE on Spike.com. The televised portion of the event will feature the quarterfinals of Bellator’s Season...

Sep 21, 2011 6:31 pm

Henderson vs. Rua Confirmed As UFC 139 Main Event, Number One Contender Bout

UFC president Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance at today’s UFC 135 pre-fight press conference that the recently announced Henderson vs. Rua fight will serve as the main event in San Jose California. Additionally, the winner is likely to get a title shot after Rashad Evans gets his stab at this weekend’s winner....

Sep 21, 2011 9:29 am

Belfort Injured, Off UFC 139 Card, Cung Le Now Faces Wanderlei Silva

Vitor Belfort has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appearance in San Jose against former Strikeforce champion Cung Le, due to an injury. No specific details were given on the extent of the injury or the recovery time. UFC 139 is set to take place on November 19th at the HP Pavilion in San...

Sep 21, 2011 9:18 am

Reminder: TUF Season 14 Debuts Tonight On Spike

The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) comes back this evening with its 14th and last season on Spike TV. Featuring coaches from the middleweight division, both Michael Bisping and Jason Miller promise the best season of TUF to date. You can follow along on their journey through the TUF training center as they groom 16 fighters in...

Sep 21, 2011 7:40 am

Dana White Confirms Lesnar vs. Overeem Winner Gets Title Shot

“Yeah, it is (a number one contender fight). That’s a crazy fight. Imagine when those two square off at the weigh-ins. It’s going to be awesome. I’m excited for that fight too. I’m excited to see, and I know the fans are too, I’m excited to see what Alistair Overeem has. People can yap and...

Sep 21, 2011 6:15 am

Watch the UFC 135 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (2p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding a special pre-fight press conference today at 2 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC 135 card featuring a light-heavyweight title fight between champion Jon Jones and former champion “Rampage” Jackson. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting...