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Jun 19, 2012 11:08 am

VIDEO | Official trailer for HIJACKED starring Randy Couture | UFC NEWS

A high-octane, pulse-pounding story of one man out for justice in the sky, HIJACKED stars a top-notch cast of action heroes including former UFC Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture(The Expendables, and the upcoming The Expendables 2), Dominic Purcell (Straw Dogs, “Prison Break”), Tiffany Dupont (“Greek”), Holt McCallany (Fight Club), Craig Fairbrass (The Bank Job) and Vinnie...

Jun 19, 2012 11:01 am

Steven Seagal Says He Trained With Anderson Silva For Sonnen Fight | UFC NEWS

“I have (trained with Anderson Silva for this camp). I gave him some stuff that I consider to be very special, and I think it is also stuff that I don’t think most people will be expecting.” “Well, there are millions of techniques that no one has ever seen in the UFC. I’ve showed him...

Jun 19, 2012 10:28 am

Che Mills To Battle Duane Ludwig at UFC in Nottingham | UFC NEWS

The UFC’s event in Nottingham is growing and flowing with fights this week; match-maker Joe Silva has slated a welterweight bout featuring Duane Ludwig battling Che Mills. The fight is set to take place at UFC on Fuel TV 5: Nottingham. Che Mills is coming off a very disappointing loss to welterweight stand-out Rory MacDonald,...


Jun 19, 2012 2:00 am

Johnson Avoids Surgery After Second Diagnosis Reveals No Hernia | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Demetrious Johnson found out he will avoid surgery as he was misdiagnosed with a hernia. In an interview with MMAWeekly Johnson talks about his injury as well as discussing his return to action. “Basically, what happened was when I got kicked in the groin I’m assuming, but with my testicles there’s wires...

Jun 19, 2012 12:49 am

Dana Whites Ear Surgery May Require Him To Learn To Walk Again | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Dana White talks to Inside MMA about a rare inner ear disease he suffers from called meniere’s disease. “I’m lobbying hard for this surgery. The surgery isn’t the cure. The surgery, they go in and they basically cut the nerve. So you have to learn to walk again. You have to go...

Jun 18, 2012 3:48 pm

TICKETS FOR UFC on FOX: SHOGUN vs. VERA AT STAPLES CENTER IN LOS ANGELES ON SALE FRIDAY

Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio “Shogun” Rua continues his quest back to the title when he collides with Muay Thai ace Brandon “The Truth” Vera at the STAPLES Center in Los Angeles on Saturday, Aug. 4. The Ultimate Fighting Championship formally announced today that the Rua-Vera showdown will take place at the home of...

Jun 18, 2012 3:44 pm

Jon Fitch Still Wants BJ Penn Rematch, Thinks Penn Is Ducking Him | UFC NEWS

“… I don’t think [BJ Penn] wants a piece of me, so he’s going after young guys… Yeah, I do [think he is ducking me].” Short and sweet. UFC welterweight Jon Fitch told “The MMA Hour” that he believes BJ Penn is ducking him and would like to have a rematch with “The Prodigy upon...

Jun 18, 2012 3:32 pm

Wiman vs. Sass Booked For Nottingham Show | UFC NEWS

A pair of lightweights have agreed to square off in the UFC’s return trip to the UK. Both Matt Wiman and Paul Sass have agreed to face each other in the UFC’s upcoming Nottingham show. “After looking so impressive in his last fight at UFC 146, unbeaten Liverpool lightweight Paul Sass steps up to fight...

Jun 18, 2012 3:31 pm

UFC on FOX 5 Set For Dec. 8 | UFC NEWS

By Jamie McAllister The final UFC on FOX event of the year will take place on December 8th UFC officials today announced. For the event a host city and venue have not yet been confirmed for the show which will be UFC on FOX 5. Six days prior to the show FOX will air a “UFC’s...

Jun 18, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 150: Palhares In For The Injured Cane Against Okami | UFC NEWS

And the injury train just keeps on rollin! The hard hitting Luiz Cane has been forced out of his UFC middleweight debut against Yushin Okami with an undisclosed injury. In his place comes another Brazilian in the form of the always tough, Rousimar Palhares. UFC 150 takes place on August 11 from the Pepsi Center...

Jun 18, 2012 2:07 pm

VIDEO | Dana White: Tito Tried To Damage The UFC More Than Anyone Else | UFC NEWS

UFC President Dana White confirms Tito Ortiz will be the next UFC Hall of Fame inductee during the upcoming UFC fan expo July 6-7 in Las Vegas, NV at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center. “I think he’s a guy who pound-for-pound—at the time we were hurting—tried to do more damage to [the UFC] than anyone in the...

Jun 18, 2012 9:54 am

Condit Suggests Link Between Past Steroid Use And Low Testosterone | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister Carlos Condit in an interview with Gracie Mag Condit discusses topics such as his next opponent, Nick Diaz, Georges St-Pierre, TRT and Jiu-Jitsu. “I think it’s a slippery slope, you know what I mean? You let guys start using testosterone and it’s … where does it end? You know what I mean?...

Jun 18, 2012 9:21 am

NEW THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER BRAZIL MIDDLEWEIGHT FINAL ANNOUNCED FOR UFC 147

The first-ever middleweight winner of The Ultimate Fighter Brazil will now be decided in a three round bout between Cezar Mutante and Serginho (Sergio) Moraes at UFC® 147: Silva vs. Franklin II, on June 23, at the Mineirinho Arena, in Belo Horizonte, Brazil. Moraes, a semifinalist of the first international edition of the UFC’s reality...

Jun 18, 2012 7:00 am

UFC Confirms Struve vs. Miocic For Nottingham Main Event | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The UFC have confirmed that the Nottingham, UK show will be headlined by Stefan Struve and Stipe Miocic.  As previously reported on BJPENN.COM Agreements have been signed and the bout is official. Struve is on a three fight win streak which includes victories over Lavar Johnson, Dave Herman and Pat Barry with...

Jun 18, 2012 4:13 am

The Ultimate Fighter Brazil Episode 13 Recap | UFC News

By Jamie McAllister The Ultimate Fighter Brazil episode thirteen recap, in this weeks episode Cezar “Mutante” Ferreira faces Thiago “Bodao” de Oliveira Perpetuo in the last of the Middleweight bouts and the last episode of the season. We will also discover the seasons award winners for the knockout, Submission and Fight of the season. The...

Jun 17, 2012 1:53 pm

UFC 151: Mizugaki vs. Houghland Booked | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have put together an intriguing bantamweight bout between Takeya Mizugaki and Jeff Hougland. The two stand outs will square off in September at UFC 151. UFC 151 is expected to go down on September 1 from the Mandalay Events Center in Las Vegas Nevada. Mizugaki boasts a modest 2-2 record inside the UFC’s...

Jun 17, 2012 1:47 pm

Countdown To UFC 148 Debuts July 3 | UFC NEWS

In anticipation of “UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” the UFC and FUEL TV have scheduled the release of the traditional pre-fight-hype countdown show. “Countdown to UFC 148: Silva vs. Sonnen II” is set to hit the airwaves on July 3 on FUEL TV. The show, which will run an hour in length will take...

Jun 17, 2012 1:41 pm

Shawn Jordan In For Big Nog Against Kongo At UFC 149 | UFC NEWS

In case you missed the news, former UFC interim heavyweight champion, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira was forced to withdraw from his scheduled UFC 149 appearance against Cheick Kongo. Still going through the rehabilitation process for his broken arm suffered at the hands of Frank Mir, the Brazilian fan favorite is unable to commit to the fight....