Archive: ufc news

Jan 25, 2012 12:01 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 3 | Dodson vs. Uyenoyama Booked For Flyweight Bout

The most recently crowned TUF champion, John Dodson has booked his first fight since winning the show’s title and it’s in the UFC’s newly minted flyweight division. For his first post-TUF fight he will face Darren Uyenoyama who is also set to make the drop from bantamweight for the UFC’s new flyweight division. UFC officials...

Jan 24, 2012 7:44 pm

UFC NEWS | Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller Booked For UFC on FOX 3

The UFC just announced two important happenings in the world of MMA. The first of which is that they are returning to FOX TV on May 5 with UFC on FOX 3. The second announcement comes in the form of the first official bout on the card; Nate Diaz vs. Jim Miller. UFC on FOX...


Jan 24, 2012 5:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL 2: Siver Books Nunes In Featherweight Debut

The German striker, Mr. Dennis Siver is headed to Sweden to make his featherweight debut against top 145’er Diego Nunes. BJPENN.COM confirmed the matchup this afternoon after reports started circulating. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. In the main...

Jan 24, 2012 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Sanchez: “I would kick Nick Diaz’s a** again”

“Man, everybody out there, straight up, I don’t like to hear this crap about Nick Diaz. I’m hearing this stuff on Sherdog, ‘Oh Diego Sanchez and Nick Diaz…gotta pick Nick Diaz, that was a long time ago and he’s gotten so much better.’ You know what man, we’ve all gotten better. Styles make fights! I’m...

Jan 24, 2012 8:09 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping On Sonnen: He Takes PED’s Due To Lack Of Testical

“Okay. One, let’s start with the obvious. He’s not the middleweight champion. He’s been beaten many, many times. He’s been submitted more times than I care to mention. Not to mention, the last time he lost a fight by submission, there were some issues involving performance enhancing drugs. I don’t know what the deal is....

Jan 23, 2012 3:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC On FOX 2 Sold Out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago is officially sold out. The UFC’s long-awaited return to the Windy City is headlined by a light heavyweight No. 1 contender fight between former champion Rashad Evans and unbeaten Phil Davis. In addition, middleweight contenders Chael...

Jan 23, 2012 2:15 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Draws 1.3 Million Viewer Average

The UFC’s inaugural show on FOX affiliate station “FX” drew in 1.3 million viewers to the station. The two-hour event which played host to four main card bouts averaged a 1.19 rating among males 18-49 and a 1.21 in the 18-34 bracket. The preliminary card broadcast on FUEL TV drew in 148,000 viewers. UFC on...

Jan 23, 2012 2:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Couture vs. Heun Set For “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

Strikeforce officials have added a lightweight contest to their return trip to Columbus and have decided to put Conor Heun up against Ryan Couture. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchup earlier today. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with a bantamweight title fight between challenger...

Jan 23, 2012 1:57 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Adds Mousasi vs. Kyle To Columbus Show In March

A light-heavyweight bout has been added to the “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event in the form of Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle. Kyle broke the news via his personal twitter and BJPENN.COM later confirmed it with officials. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with...

Jan 23, 2012 8:47 am

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones Favors Evans Over Davis This Weekend On FOX

“I’m picking Rashad Evans. I’m in his corner … I want to fight Rashad. He’s the antagonist of my career. There’s no just pumping up pay per views when it comes to me and Rashad. Everything about us disliking each other is true. After we fight each other it’ll all be clear, and he can...

Jan 23, 2012 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Bas Rutten Says JDS Will Take Out The “Glass Jawed” Overeem

“I think Alistair, everything he does is one single shot because he knows he’s got that glass jaw as well. He’s been knocked out quite a few times in the past, even by Chuck Liddell as well. Every time when he punches, one hand is up. He throws single shots; he doesn’t throw combinations. You...

Jan 23, 2012 5:10 am

UFC NEWS – Anderson Silva Does Not Pick Any Brazilian Fighter Over Jon Jones

Don’t Understand Portuguese? Here is a translation: “There’s not much to say about Jon Jones. I don’t see any Brazilian in conditions to face him, even more so because Brazilians don’t tend to completely study what happens in there, there needs to be more studying done by the Brazilians in that division so that they...

Jan 23, 2012 4:45 am

MMA NEWS – "King Mo" Sticking To His Guns, States He Is Not A Cheat!

“My track record speaks [for itself],” implored Lawal. “I’ve been through college and NCAA drug testing, you see what I mean, I’m a clean athlete. I’ve been tested through USADA [United States Anti-Doping Agency] and WADA [World Anti-Doping Agency] for international competition and I’ve always been clean … This is my first positive test for...