Archive: ufc news


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...

Dec 1, 2011 8:37 am

UFC NEWS – "Mayhem": Bisping Has A "Strike and Bike" Fighting Style

“I think the one big point that everybody is trying to make is that Michael Bisping’s kickboxing is so good. It’s okay. But it’s more of a jab and jog style. Strike and bike. He just runs in a circle and punches to not engage in the fight. Well, my style of striking is come...

Dec 1, 2011 8:29 am

MMA NEWS – Megumi Fujii vs. Karla Benitez Added To DREAM Year End Show

A female mixed martial arts bout has been added to DREAMs year end event in the form of Megumi Fujii vs. Karla Benitez. DREAM officials announced the bout this morning. “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,...

Dec 1, 2011 8:10 am

UFC NEWS – Dave Herman vs. Stefan Struve In the Works For UFC on FUEL TV

UFC officials are working on signing a heavyweight bout between Dave Herman and Stefan Struve. The bout, if signed, will likely be featured on the first ever UFC on FUEL TV card. UFC on FUEL TV is set to take place in Omaha, Nebraska on February 15. No venue has been announced to host the...

Dec 1, 2011 7:41 am

UFC NEWS – The Ultimate Fighter Season 14 Finale Set With 10 Bout Lineup

The final lineup for this weekend’s Ultimate Fighter 14 Finale has been set with 10 official bouts. Last night marked the final semi-final matchups which determined the last bantamweight and featherweight finalists to compete this Saturday live on Spike TV to try and secure a six-figure UFC contract. Headlined by a middleweight 5-round affair between...

Dec 1, 2011 7:19 am

UFC NEWS – QuickTwitt: Eliot Marshall Released By UFC For Second Time

The TUF season 8 Alum, Eliot Marshall entered the UFC with a three-fight win streak inside the promotion. However an eventual loss to Vladimir Matyushenko would send him packing to the regional circuit. After picking up three more wins in various promotions, Marshall was brought back at UFC 128 and got knocked out by Luiz...

Dec 1, 2011 1:57 am

2011 World MMA Awards Results

The 2011 World MMA Awards took place tonight at the Pearl at the Palms in Las Vegas Nevada. The show was hosted by outspoken UFC middleweight Chael Sonnen, and included awards for categories such as “Fighter Of The Year”, “KO Of The Year”, and “Fight Of The Year” (between the dates September 1st, 2010 and...

Nov 30, 2011 1:22 pm

UFC NEWS – BJ Penn Blogs From Manila

“…This week the UFC has me out here in Manila, Philippines on a media tour. So far, so good. I flew from Hilo to Oahu and from Oahu to Seoul, Korea than on to Manila. It was a long trip, and I am having a hard time sleeping, but we are pushing through it. Cool...

Nov 30, 2011 12:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FX 1: Tickets On Sale Now

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that it will return to Nashville, Tenn. on Friday, Jan. 20, as lightweight contenders Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller collide in the night’s main event from Bridgestone Arena. The Octagon’s return to “Music City” also coincides with the UFC’s first ever event on FX. UFC on FX: GUILLARD vs....

Nov 30, 2011 6:35 am

UFC NEWS – BJ PENN: "Pacquiao, he's my kind of fighter.”

“Pacquiao, he’s my kind of fighter, I’m a fan of his. I like his style. He tries to go for the finish. I would like to see Pacquiao win because I know if Pacquiao wins, it’s gonna be an exciting victory. Boxing is part of MMA. You need to be able to know how to...

Nov 30, 2011 6:30 am

UFC NEWS – Maynard Wants Fourth Bout With Edgar

“Hopefully he holds on to the belt, because there’s got to be a part four, I think, to make it a true trilogy. Now he has one and I do two, so that’s a draw. So, we gotta do it again. Hopefully, he holds on the belt and I can work back up there.” In...

Nov 30, 2011 6:00 am

UFC NEWS – Kampmann vs. Alves Official For UFC on FX 2

We haven’t even entered the last month of 2011 yet and UFC officials are already planning bouts for March of 2012. The latest of which comes in the form of a spectacular welterweight booking between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves for the promotions second appearance on the FX network. BJPENN.COM announced the likelihood of the...

Nov 30, 2011 4:50 am

UFC NEWS – Rashad Evans vs. Phil Davis Set For UFC on Fox 2

A light-heavyweight bout with serious implications for the division has been booked between the undefeated Phil Davis and former champion Rashad Evans. ESPN.COM broke the news late last night and BJPENN.COM later confirmed the fight as booked. While not officially announced by the promotion, UFC on FOX 2 is expected to go down from Chicago’s...

Nov 30, 2011 4:49 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 143 Card Shaping Up With Addition of Sadollah vs. Lopez

The latest addition to the UFC 143 card is a welterweight bout now official between Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez. UFC officials took to twitter to announce the bout. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on February 4th. Georges St. Pierre will be the headliner...

Nov 30, 2011 4:20 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 140 Preliminary Card Set To Air On ION TV

Four preliminary card fights from next week’s UFC 140 pay-per-view event are set to air live on ION TV. UFC 140 takes place December 10th at the Air Canada Center in Toronto, Canada and is headlined by a light heavyweight title fight featuring Jon Jones and Lyoto Machida. UFC officials announced the program as well...