Archive: ufc news

Mar 22, 2012 9:33 am

The UK's Brad Picket Blogs About Training And Diet

By Brad Picket: The weeks are all starting to blur into one as the routine of a fight camp begins to take shape. Physically, I’m starting to peak and feel like I want more at the end of my training sessions. It’s important that I reign that urge in as that’s when overtraining and injuries...

Mar 22, 2012 9:19 am

Dos Santos Plans On Knocking Overeem Out, But Will Go To The Ground As Plan B

“I think it’s the ultimate test for my striking. It’s still the biggest challenge. He was a K-1 champion, which is the greatest striking event in the world. He’s a very strong guy, good, but I trust in myself a lot and I try for the knockout in all of my fights. Regardless of him...

Mar 22, 2012 9:08 am

Bisping Happy With Boetsch Booking, Not Impressed With Munoz

“I have never really looked at Mark Munoz and thought he looked like a particularly dangerous opponent. His ground and pound looks good, his wrestling doesn’t look all that dangerous, his stand up is suspect and he’s got a weak chin. I think Tim Boetsch is probably a harder fight.” Earlier this week Mark Munoz...

Mar 22, 2012 8:58 am

Matt Hughes Responds To Hardy Callouts | He Should Worry About Winning Fights

“I’m at a crossroads between fighting another fight or retirement. I’m 38, and I keep getting older and the fighters keep staying the same age. I wanted the Fall and Spring off, and now it’s time to talk with DW [Dana White]. I don’t get to decide my own fights. Dana White and the UFC...


Mar 22, 2012 8:07 am

Maia vs. Kim & Fukuda vs. Philippou Added To Growing UFC 148 Card

Two additions to the UFC 148 card have just been added by UFC officials. A middleweight contest between Constantinos Philippou and Riki Fukuda have been added along with the welterweight debut of Demian Maia in his bout against Dong Hyun Kim. UFC 148 is expected to go down on July 7 from the MGM Grand...

Mar 22, 2012 7:41 am

Four Welterweight Fights Added To UFC on FX 4

The UFC on FX 4 card is growing at a rapid rate this week. UFC officials announced the addition of four additional bouts to the card late last night. Bout agreements have been reached for a welterweight contest between Dan Miller and Ricardo Funch, Rick Story vs. Rich Attonito, Matt Riddle vs. Luis Ramos and...

Mar 21, 2012 5:25 pm

Ellenberger vs. Kampmann Set To Headline The Ultimate Fighter Live Finale

A welterweight bout with serious title implications has just been booked to headline “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. Jake Ellenberger will face Martin Kampmann in Las Vegas, NV in a bout scheduled for five-rounds. Jake Ellenberger last saw action headlining the UFC on FUEL TV 1 event where he...

Mar 21, 2012 4:52 pm

Brian Stann's Operation Matador From Yesterday's 'UFC Ultimate Insider' (Video)

An extraordinary true story about a warrior in the Octagon and selfless soldier in the battlefield. UFC Middleweight & U.S. Marine Brian Stann walks us through every harrowing detail of the mission for which he was awarded the Silver Star. Stann also outlines his return to the Octagon after his battle in the middle east;...

Mar 21, 2012 12:16 pm

UFC President Confirms Jose Aldo As UFC 149 Headliner

We ran a rumor here this morning that Jose Aldo was mentioned as a possible headliner for the UFC’s first ever trip to Calgary. That Rumor quickly turned to fact this afternoon during today’s UFC Special event press conference. Dana White confirmed with the media in attendance that Jose Aldo will in fact make his...

Mar 21, 2012 11:55 am

UFC Confirms Three Scheduled Canadian Shows In 2012 | GSP vs. Condit Likely For UFC 154

Today the UFC held a special press conference in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to announce the company’s intentions with the country over the next several years. UFC president Dana White confirmed that the promotion is poised to have three shows in 2012 and plans to continue that trend for the next 24-months. The three-annual promised events...

Mar 21, 2012 11:00 am

Rory MacDonald UFC 145 Blog | Talks Highs And Lows Of His Career

By Rory MacDonald: I’m writing this first pre-fight blog on a Sunday, my rest day, and the one day dedicated to allowing my body to recover from the rigours of training. By this stage, I’m desperate for the rest day to come around. Usually on a day off I’ll wake up, go to church, relax...

Mar 21, 2012 10:14 am

Rampage Jackson Faults Himself For Strained UFC Relationship

“To be honest, my manager told me I need to learn to keep my mouth shut. He actually told me that this morning. I can say this … it all boils down to this: The UFC is promoting the UFC. They’re looking out for themselves. I feel like they promote their brand more than they...

Mar 21, 2012 9:33 am

Photo Gallery | Ronda Rousey Makes Fitness RX For Women Magazine

Strikeforce bantamweight champion, Ronda Rousey has a nice spread in next month’s FitnessRX for Women Magazine. The April 2012 feature focuses on training and fight preparation. Head to page two to check out the gallery: Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey

Mar 21, 2012 8:28 am

Pettis Opts For Surgery In Downtime, Out For 8 Weeks

Rising UFC lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis has reportedly scheduled an appointment to go under the knife and fix an undisclosed issue that has been ailing him. It is unknown what the cause for surgery is or what injury requires repair, but “UFC Tonight” guest analyst, Chael Sonnen broke the news last night during the FUEL...

Mar 21, 2012 8:07 am

Watch Today's UFC 149 Pre-Fight Press Conferenc Live On BJPENN.COM (2PM ET)

The UFC is holding a special press conference today in Calgary, Alberta, Canada to announce their debut in the province with UFC 149. UFC 149, although not officially announced, is expected to go down from the Flames Central in downtown Calgary. UFC featherweight champion, Jose Aldo, has been rumored to be the possible headliner against...

Mar 21, 2012 7:47 am

Rumor | Jose Aldo To Defend UFC Featherweight Title At UFC 149 In Calgary

One of the sport’s top pound-for-pound fighters, Jose Aldo, is reportedly going to return to action on July 21 when the UFC heads to Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21 for UFC 149. While the company has to announce the show as finalized, a special press conference today is supposed to announce the show as...

Mar 21, 2012 7:28 am

McCall vs. Johnson II Booked For UFC on FX 3 | Sudden Death Round Included

We announced here on BJPENN.COM exactly one-week ago to the day that the McCall vs. Johnson rematch was rumored to be in the works for “The Ultimate Fighter” Live on FX Finale set for June 1. However the UFC has now opted to put the bout on the schedule one week later and it is...

Mar 21, 2012 7:13 am

Pague vs. Papazian Added To UFC on FX 3

A bantamweight bout has been added to the UFC’s third trip to FUEL TV in the form of Dustin Pague vs. Jared Papazian. UFC officials announced the matchup yesterday afternoon. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June 8, but a location and venue have yet to be revealed by company officials. A semifinalist...

Mar 21, 2012 6:54 am

UFC on FX 4 | Camozzi vs. Catone Booked

The UFC has booked a middleweight contest for their upcoming UFC on FX 4 show between Chris Camozzi and Nick Catone. While not yet officially announced by UFC officials, UFC on FX 4 is expected to go down at The Revel Entertainment Arena in Atlantic City, New Jersey on June 22. In the headlining slot,...

Mar 20, 2012 1:54 pm

Mike Pierce vs. Eduardo Rocha Booked For UFC on FX 3

Well, it looks like that rumored grudge match between Eric Silva and Mike Pierce has been put on the backburner, because Pierce just booked Eduardo Rocha for a vacant slot on the UFC on FX 3 card. Rocha broke the news via his official facebook account. UFC on FX 3 is tentatively scheduled for June...