Archive: featured

Feb 1, 2012 6:15 am

UFC NEWS | GSP Set To Host Friday’s UFC Fight Club Q&A In Vegas

Heads up UFC Fight Club members headed to Vegas this week for the UFC 143 festivities. As confirmed with event officials, UFC welterweight champion, Georges St-Pierre is set to host the pre-weigh-in Fight Club member Q&A this Friday from the Mandalay Bay Events Center. Doors open at 1 p.m. local time and the welterweight champ...

Feb 1, 2012 5:30 am

UFC NEWS | Heads Up Atlanta | UFC 145 Tickets Go On Sale In Two Weeks

Expected to be headlined by a long awaited light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, UFC 145 is scheduled to go down this April in Atlanta. UFC officials recently announced that tickets are set to go on sale on the 15th of February, just two weeks from today. UFC 145 is set to...

Feb 1, 2012 5:15 am

UFC NEWS | Fresh Off Of Fitch KO, Hendricks Asking For Diaz vs. Condit Winner

“I’ve been telling everybody I really want the winner of [Diaz/Condit]. You don’t get this opportunity too often. Now that I’ve done it in the ring, I’ve got to do it outside the ring. If I don’t promote myself outside the ring — I mean, there are great fights going on and now they’re happening...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...

Feb 1, 2012 4:00 am

MMA NEWS | Ryo Chonan Denies Satoshi Ishii Injury Report

On Monday we reported here on BJPENN.COM that Japanese Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii suffered a cerebral edema from his knock out loss to Fedor Emelianenko. A Cerebral edema or cerebral edema is an excess accumulation of water in the intracellular or extracellular spaces of the brain. According to the original Japanese media outlet that...

Jan 31, 2012 7:52 am

UFC NEWS | Ferguson vs. Hallman Slated For UFC’s Return To Fox In May

UFC officials have announced the addition of a lightweight bout between TUF winner Ton Ferguson and MMA veteran Dennis Hallman to their May return to FOX TV. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford. Ferguson comes into the fight riding a six-fight win...

Jan 30, 2012 2:11 pm

UFC NEWS | Countdown To “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” Airs Tomorrow On Fuel TV

Tomorrow, the UFC and FUEL TV are set to air the Countdown to UFC 143 special tomorrow. Starting at 9 p.m. ET the show will debut tomorrow (Tuesday, Jan 31.) and will replay throughout the week. (check your local listings for replays) While this weekend’s “UFC 143: Diaz vs. Condit” event is also getting the...

Jan 30, 2012 1:43 pm

UFC NEWS | Jon Jones Asked For A Top 10 Heavyweight Before The Year Is Up

“I actually asked Dana and Lorenzo if I could take a fight [at heavyweight] for the fans at the end of 2012. I figure, beating Henderson and Rashad, there would be a period of waiting on who I am going to fight next and during that period, at the end of 2012 I requested to...

Jan 30, 2012 11:02 am

MMA NEWS | Satoshi Ishii Receives Cerebral Edema From Fedor Fight, Future In Sport Grim

MMA Legend Fedor Emelianenko last fought at this past years DREAM Year end event against Judo gold medalist, Satoshi Ishii. He won the fight against the much less experience Ishii via knockout and it appears that Ishii may have lost his ability to ever fight in another MMA Match again. FightOpinion broke the news: [box_light]...