Archive: ufc news

Dec 30, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Who takes it, Lesnar or Overeem?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers who you thought was going to win tonight’s UFC 141 main event between Brock Lesnar and Alistair Overeem. While the results where close, the majority of our readers here picked Alistair Overeem over the former UFC heavyweight champion, Brock Lesnar. 3,692 of you cast your vote and...


Dec 29, 2011 4:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Brock Lesnar () vs. Alistair Overeem (263) Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Nate Diaz (157)* Jon Fitch (171) vs. Johny Hendricks (170) Alexander Gustafsson (203) vs. Vladimir Matyushenko (205) Jim Hettes (145) vs. Nam Phan (146) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Junior Assuncao (145) vs. Ross Pearson (145) Danny Castillo (156) vs. Anthony Njokuani...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 29, 2011 1:38 pm

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Blog: "I'm In Nate's Head"

What I can say is that Nate Diaz is a little (individual) who is going to get his ass kicked at UFC 141 tomorrow night. What happened yesterday when Dana White brought us together to do a pose-down? That was all Diaz. He came towards me, he was mumbling something stupid – who knows what,...

Dec 29, 2011 12:20 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Jacob Volkmann Says Arrogant Efrain’s Just a “JUCO” Wrestler, Wants The Diaz vs. Cerrone Winner, States Lesnar Will Run Over Overeem Like A Semi

UFC lightweight fighter, Jacob Volkmann has faced some of the toughest guys the UFC has to offer. After dropping two closely contested fights at welterweight he made the move to lightweight and has seemed virtually unstoppable in four competitions. Originally scheduled to face T.J. Grant this Friday during the UFC 141 event, he was forced...

Dec 29, 2011 11:29 am

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Cesar Gracie Not A Fan Of His Fighters Getting Physical During Staredowns, Thinks Cerrone Is Scared, Talks Diaz vs. Condit

Coach and manager of the Diaz brothers, Cesar Gracie, recently had a chat with bjpenn.com about this weekend’s co-main event between his student, Nate Diaz and Donald Cerrone. During yesterday’s pre-fight press conference Nate Diaz was seen shoving his opponent and knocking his hat off of his head and to that Cesar had the following...

Dec 29, 2011 8:40 am

UFC NEWS – T.J. Waldburger vs. Jake Hecht Set For UFC on FOX 2

A welterweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second scheduled show on Fox affiliate station, FX. T.J. Waldburger and Jake Hecht have agreed to face each other in the UFC’s return trip to Australia. Hecht confirmed the bout this morning via his official twitter account. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a...

Dec 29, 2011 6:00 am

*ON NOW* Watch Todays UFC 141 Weigh-In Ceremony Live Here On BJPENN.COM (7pm ET)

UFC 141 is set to take place tomorrow at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. Today the UFC is holding the official weigh-in ceremony and all fighters scheduled for...

Dec 29, 2011 4:00 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 141: DIAZ AND CERRONE READY FOR WAR

By batting Donald Cerrone’s $1000 hat off his head, Nate Diaz signaled his bad intentions for their UFC 141 co-main event at the MGM Grand, Las Vegas, this Friday night. “He was trying to tip his hat into my face and I’m no punk who will take that,” Diaz said afterwards. “He was mumbling some...

Dec 28, 2011 2:16 pm

UFC NEWS – Miguel Torres Back In The UFC

According to UFC president Dana White, bantamweight fighter, Miguel Torres has been allowed back into the UFC following a dismissal from the promotion earlier this month. White announced the news following today’s UFC 141 pre-fight press conference. Torres, the former WEC bantamweight champion, received his walking papers from the promotion following a controversial posting on...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Gegard Mousasi Waiting for Title Shot, UFC Aspirations as Well?

Nearly two years since he lost the title, Gegard Mousasi is waiting in the wings for another light-heavyweight title shot from Strikeforce executives. It is rumored that Mousasi will face the victor of Muhammed Lawal vs. Lorenz Larkin, who are fighting for the vacant light-heavyweight title that was relinquished by Dan Henderson as he transitioned...

Dec 28, 2011 1:25 pm

MMA NEWS – Noons Next for Melendez?

With Noons and Melendez coming off of recent victories in the Strikeforce organization, fans and media press are inquiring about a possible match for the lightweight championship. “I think Gilbert’s a great champion,” Noons told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show. “I think he’s definitely one of the best. Styles make fights. I think I’m...

Dec 28, 2011 12:51 pm

UFC NEWS- Watch The UFC 141 Pre-Fight Press Conference Live *NOW* On BJPENN.COM ( 4PM ET)

UFC 141 is set to take place on Dec. 30 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, Nevada. The end-of-year pay-per-view event will feature a five-round non-title fight between former heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar and newly signed heavyweight stand-out Alistair Overeem. Today the UFC is holding their pre-fight press conference in anticipation of...