Archive: ufc news

Dec 12, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills Booked For UFC 145 In Montreal

UFC officials have booked a welterweight bout between Rory MacDonald and Che Mills for their return trip to Montreal in March. UFC 145, while not yet officially announced by the promotion is expected to go down from Montreal’s Bell Centre on March 24. MacDonald was originally set to face off with Brian Ebersole at this...

Dec 12, 2011 11:49 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Eyeing Major Brazilian Event In May 2012

UFC President Dana White announced this past Saturday that the UFC will make an effort to return to Brazil as soon as May. With record numbers drawing from Brazil’s prideful fans, the Brazilian venue could possibly host Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen II if Sonnen wins his next fight vs. Mark Munoz. The event would...

Dec 12, 2011 9:11 am

UFC NEWS – Strikeforce Fighters Will Remain In Strikeforce, Says White

Just a few months ago, the MMA world including Dana White was clamoring to have Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez cross over to the UFC. Gilbert too was hoping to follow his fellow teammates, Jake Shields and Nick Diaz over to the UFC’s Octagon to face the world’s elite competition that only the UFC can...

Dec 12, 2011 8:40 am

UFC NEWS – Two UFC 140 Judges Scored First Round For Jones And Here Is The Scorecard

Last weekend UFC 140’s Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida threw down in a main event that didn’t make it out of the second round. The champion, Jon Jones, once again proved his dominance over another elite level light-heavyweight former champion. However, for anyone who watch the bout, it would have appeared, at least upon first...

Dec 12, 2011 8:16 am

MMA NEWS – ProElite Officially Announces Grove vs. Minowa Fight Card For Jan. 21

ProElite makes its return to the MMA-centric islands of Hawaii, featuring a fight card loaded with world class talent on January 21, 2012 at the Neal Blaisdell Center in Honolulu. The main event matches Kendall “Da Spyder” Grove against Ikuhisa “The PUNK” Minowa, and includes the semifinals of the ProElite Heavyweight Grand Prix. Tickets for...

Dec 10, 2011 11:20 pm

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Rumors Flying That Overeem Is Out OF UFC 141 Main Event

In the midst of all the post-UFC 140 coverage, several members from the MMA media world are reporting that Alistair Overeem may have to remove himself from the UFC 141 main event against Brock Lesnar. Josh Gross of ESPN even went as far as to state that Overeem is on this Monday’s agenda in the...

Dec 10, 2011 10:11 pm

UFC NEWS – Machida, Jones, Mir And Jung Take Home75K Fight Night Bonuses

UFC 140 came and went with a bang this evening and four lucky fighters took home an additional 75K for their efforts. UFC 140 took place this evening from the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and was headlined was headlined by a light-heavyweight title fight between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. In the main...

Dec 10, 2011 9:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Results: Jones And Mir Impress

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Jon Jones def. Lyoto Machida via technical submission (standing guillotine choke) – Round 2, 4:26 (to retain light-heavyweight title) Frank Mir def. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira via submission (kimura) – Round 1, 3:38 Antonio Rogerio Nogueira def. Tito Ortiz via TKO (strikes) – Round 1, 3:15 Brian Ebersole def. Claude Patrick via split...

Dec 9, 2011 4:07 pm

UFC NEWS – Rumor: Lyoto Machida Heading Into UFC 140 Bout Unhealthy

In a report coming out of sherdog.com, Jordan Breen, the host of “The Jordan Breen Radio Show” is reporting on scene from Toronto that UFC 140 main event participant, Lyoto Machida is ill. In fact, he is reporting that the former UFC light-heavyweight champion is very ill leading into his championship title to fight against...

Dec 9, 2011 3:10 pm

UFC NEWS – Poll Results: How Does This Weekends UFC 140 Main Event End?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers how you thought tomorrow night’s main event between Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida would end. Jon Jones has looked unstoppable his entire MMA career. Some are starting to call him “The Legend Killer” for his ability to take out MMA greats like “Shogun” Rua...