Archive: ufc news

Dec 4, 2011 1:09 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen vs. Mark Munoz Booked For UFC on FOX 2

The UFC’s second appearance on network television just got a whole lot more interesting with the addition of a middleweight number one contender bout between Mark Munoz and Chael Sonnen. UFC officials notified BJPENN.COM of the booking late yesterday evening. UFC on FOX 2 is set to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January...

Dec 4, 2011 12:54 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Hands Out $40,000 Fight Night Bonus Amounts To Three Fighters

Three Fighters took home fight night bonus amounts for their efforts during the Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale. John Dodson, Diego Brandao and Dennis Bermudez all earned the nights $40,000.00 bonuses. While John Dodson may seem like the evenings big winner with his newly held title of Ultimate Fighter winner, his $25,000 fan voted knockout of...

Dec 3, 2011 9:10 pm

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale Results

Main Card: Michael Bisping def. Jason “Mayhem” Miller via TKO (strikes) – Round 3, 3:34 Diego Brandao def. Dennis Bermudez via submission (armbar) – Round 1, 4:51 – to win “TUF 14” featherweight tourney John Dodson def. T.J. Dillashaw via TKO (punches) – Round 1, 1:54 – to win “TUF 14” bantamweight tourney Tony Ferguson...

Dec 3, 2011 9:48 am

UFC NEWS – Overeem Leaves American Training Camp, Defects Back To Holland

“I am now training for Lesnar in Holland. I flew back about a week ago. I don’t want to go too deep into personal matters, but what happened was my mother is recovering from cancer and needs my support. She needs me in Holland over the next couple of weeks and I came back for...

Dec 2, 2011 5:23 pm

UFC NEWS – "The Ultimate Fighter 14" Weigh-In Results: Bisping Off The Mark

MAIN CARD (Spike TV) Michael Bisping (186.25)* vs. Jason “Mayhem” Miller (185.5) Dennis Bermudez (146) vs. Diego Brandao (145) John Dodson (134) vs. T.J. Dillashaw (135.5) Yves Edwards (155) vs. Tony Ferguson (155.5) Johnny Bedford (136) vs. Louis Gaudinot (136) PRELIMINARY CARD (Facebook) Marcus Brimage (143) vs. Stephan Bass (145) John Albert (136) vs. Dustin...

Dec 2, 2011 3:59 pm

UFC NEWS – Danny Downes Released by UFC, Seven Others Suspected Of Same Fate

UFC lightweight fighter and Roufus Sports Fighter, Danny ‘Boy’ Downes took to twitter this afternoon to announce that he has been released from his duties under the UFC promotion. “Zuffa has “exercised its right in to accelerate the term of its promotional and other obligations.” In other words I’m cut,” wrote Downes. After going 1-1...

Dec 2, 2011 3:46 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Cody McKenzie vs. Michael Jonhnson Set For UFC on FOX 2

If we are to believe the verified twitter account of UFC lightweight fighter, Cody McKenzie, than the UFC has booked a lightweight bout for their return trip to network television and put the aforementioned McKenzie in against his former teammate, Michael Johnson. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected...

Dec 2, 2011 10:36 am

UFC NEWS – Countdown to UFC 141 Set To Air Dec. 21 On FUEL TV

In typical fashion, the production team over at the UFC has put together a UFC 141 pre-fight countdown show in anticipation of the December 30th heavyweight number one contender matchup between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. However, the show will not air on Spike TV like usual and will instead be brought to audiences nationwide...

Dec 2, 2011 10:25 am

MMA NEWS -Fedor Emelianenko: "I have a desire to compete in the UFC"

“I compete on international level, in MMA and Combat Sambo and I represent my country. And I think there can’t be better stimulus. It’s about titles. Of course I would like in UFC too, but to this day, all the times we had negotiations with them.. possibly they have allergy on me (laughs), and for...

Dec 2, 2011 8:25 am

UFC NEWS – Lyoto Machida: "I Will Be Champion Again"

“I watch and study Jon Jones’s fights thoroughly and really it’s about preparing for everything. What spectacular thing is he going to do? Is he going to fly or is he going to be diving in? There’s always going to be a surprise factor with Jon Jones. All you can really do is prepare for...

Dec 1, 2011 12:04 pm

UFC NEWS – JDS Gives Lesnar Edge Over Overeem

“I think Brock and Alistair Overeem’s fight is going to be a really good fight because they are [both] huge and they are very strong guys. With the beginning of the fight, Brock Lesnar has more chances to win, in the beginning of the fight. I think maybe it will be a hard fight for...

Dec 1, 2011 11:51 am

UFC NEWS – Evan Dunham vs. Paul Sass Scheduled For UFC on FOX 2

A lightweight bout has been added to the UFC’s return trip to network TV. Extreme Couture fighter, Evan Dunham has agreed to face off with the U.K.’s Paul Sass. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected to go down from Chicago’s United Center on January 28. Dunham was last...

Dec 1, 2011 8:50 am

MMA NEWS – Report: Tim Sylvia vs. Brett Rogers In The Works For DREAM Year End Show

A heavyweight attraction is reportedly in the works for DREAM’s year end show between former UFC champion, Tim Sylvia and Brett “The Grimm” Rogers. HEAVY.com is reporting the matchup; however BJPENN.COM has been unable to confirm the bout as finalized. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place...