Archive: ufc news

Dec 26, 2011 1:20 pm

UFC NEWS – Jones Can Beat Hendo Everywhere, Says Coach

“Dan’s big right hand is always a big challenge. [He’s] somebody that could be able to close that gap and find a hole and try to get to Jon’s chin. That’s probably the dilemma with him, but he’s small. I don’t think he can outwrestle Jon. I think Jon beats him everywhere. I don’t think...

Dec 26, 2011 1:00 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 141: Cerrone Better Knock Me Out, Says Diaz

“I feel like I’m better than all the guys in my division. I don’t see where any of them are better than me. He’s definitely a guy that likes to fight and come forward. I think I’m better than him everywhere. On the feet, he better knock me out, if not, he’s gonna be in...


Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....

Dec 26, 2011 12:00 pm

UFC NEWS – Maynard Says Mendes Isn't Ready To Take On Aldo

“The way I see it, Chad Mendes is a great athlete, a very mature kid, but honestly I don’t believe he’s ready to fight Jose Aldo. I think it’s too soon, he needed to fight few more times, but well… I’m not the one to decide that, it’s just my opinion on the subject. Jose...

Dec 26, 2011 7:30 am

UFC NEWS – Fans Invited To UFC 141 Autograph Session This Thursday

Fans headed to Vegas this week for UFC 141 will get the chance to get in on the official UFC 141 autograph session prior to this week’s weigh-in ceremony on Thursday. Featuring UFC bantamweight champion Dominick Cruz, former light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin and Ultimate Fighter winner Roy Nelson, the UFC 141 pre-fight autograph event is...

Dec 26, 2011 7:12 am

MMA NEWS – HDNet To Air Full New Year’s Eve DREAM Event

HDNet and Japanese MMA Promotion DREAM have come to terms and are set to broadcast the annual DREAM Year End show live to North American HDNet subscribers. “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” is set to take place on Dec. 31 from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. In the...

Dec 26, 2011 6:37 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen's Full Appearance on 'Off the Record' (Video)

“I’m done with the guy. He and I have no business. He’s cold product. He’s like jheri curls and Pepsi Clear. He’s yesterday’s news. I destroyed this guy back when he was tough. That was years ago. He’s so far over the hill and so far past his prime that it’s not worth talking about....

Dec 26, 2011 6:33 am

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Ludwig To Be Awarded Fastest KO In UFC History (Finally)

In 2006 timekeepers dropped the ball and stopped the clock six-seconds slow when Duane Ludwig knocked out Jonathan Goulet. In what should have been recorded as a four-second knockout, Nevada officials officially recorded the bout ending at the ten-second mark. Currently the official fastest knockout in UFC history is tied down at just seven-seconds, however...

Dec 26, 2011 5:56 am

UFC NEWS – Chad Griggs Books First UFC Fight Against Travis Browne At UFC 145

As we reported before the holidays, Strikeforce heavyweight fighter, Chad Griggs has been signed over to the UFC. He now has a debut opponent and it is a very tall order for any fighter. The undefeated Travis Browne has agreed to welcome Chad Griggs in a UFC heavyweight matchup scheduled for UFC 145 in March....

Dec 25, 2011 6:22 am

UFC NEWS – Happy Holidays From BJPENN.COM

Whether it’s Christmas or something else that you celebrate this season with your friends and family, the staff here at BJPENN.COM would like to wish everyone a happy holiday this year. 2011 has been a great year for our website and we are blessed to have the support of all our readers, members and fans....

Dec 23, 2011 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: Should the UFC Acquire Gilbert Melendez?

Our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM asked readers if you thought the UFC should sign Strikeforce lightweight champion, Gilbert Melendez following his successful title defense over Jorge Masvidal last weekend. After tallying the totals it appears that the majority of MMA fans do indeed think that Gilbert belongs in the UFC contender picture. With 2,113...

Dec 23, 2011 9:00 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Nunes Sends Clear Message To Gamburyan: "I'm going to knock you out"

A bitter rivalry finally comes to the Octagon as Diego Nunes faces Manny Gamburyan at UFC® 141. Nunes comes prepared: he has a powerful training ally in Featherweight Champion Jose Aldo. Will “The Gun” have enough ammo to annihilate the “The Anvil”? Nunes promises no less than a knockout. Facebook streams start at 7:15PM/4:15PM ET/PT...

Dec 23, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – I Can Take Anyone Down In The UFC, Says Lesnar

“Honestly I feel comfortable on my feet and I don’t feel threatened in any area by this guy (Overeem) at all. There hasn’t been anybody in the UFC that I haven’t been able to take down. The issue is we just have to be able to keep them there.” During the UFC 141 media rounds,...

Dec 23, 2011 5:40 am

UFC NEWS – Cerrone Not A Fan Of Nate Diaz: Recounts Locker Room Altercation

”… I go over and introduce myself and go, ‘What’s up Nate? I’m ‘Cowboy,’ He fu**in’ slapped my hand away and called me a punk-ass motherfu**er and told me to ‘get on.’ I was like, ‘Sh*t, alright.’ I don’t know what to say to the dude. I don’t know what his point… I guess he...

Dec 23, 2011 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Munoz Says The UFC Can Cancel Security Plans For Sonnen In Brazil

And that’s because Chael Sonnen won’t be getting his title shot against Anderson Silva after Mark is done with him. That is of course, according to Munoz… “They don’t need to have security around (Sonnen) because he ain’t going to Brazil. I kind of feel disrespected a little bit, but you know what? It is...