Archive: ufc news

Nov 18, 2011 4:30 am

UFC NEWS – UFC 139: The Return of Hendo

“With every fight I have, I feel there is an opportunity to execute and really finish guys. I feel like I’m getting better at that…. Shogun throws more kicks than some, more knees in the clinch than some, but it’s nothing I haven’t see before. I definitely feel like I can knock Shogun out. It’s...

Nov 18, 2011 4:00 am

UFC NEWS – A PSA from Quinton "Rampage" Jackson

“BGD, Bad Gift Disorder, and it can be dangerous. I’m ‘Rampage’ Jackson, but you can call me Quinton. And sure, I’m a happy, productive member of society. But I too, feel the scars of BGD. Every holiday, millions of bad gift victims struggle to hide their pain. Sadly, some just can’t do so. BGD can...

Nov 18, 2011 3:00 am

UFC NEWS – Shields vs. Akiyama Confirmed For Co-Main Event At UFC 144 In Japan

We reported earlier in the week that Jake Shields would be welcoming Yoshihiro Akiyama to the welterweight division in Japan, however at the time of our initial report, we did not know the bouts placement on the card. Late last night, BJPENN.COM received an email from the Shields camp with confirmation that Shields vs. Akiyama...


Nov 17, 2011 6:02 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Challengers 20 Weigh-In Results

Below are the results of Thursday’s official weigh-in for Strikeforce: Britt vs. Sayers, airing Friday, November 18 at 11 pm ET/PT on Showtime. The event is headlined by a middleweight battle between Antwain Britt and Lumumba Sayers, and the featherweight bout between unbeaten Ronda Rousey and Julia Budd. MAIN CARD: (Showtime) Antwain Britt (184) vs....

Nov 17, 2011 5:58 pm

UFC NEWS – Guillard vs. Miller In UFC on FX Main Event Set

UFC officials took to twitter this afternoon to announce the main event for the first ever UFC on FX event set for January 20 and it comes in the form of a three-round bout between Melvin Guillard and Jim Miller. UFC on FX 1 is set to take place on January 20th at Bridgestone Arena...

Nov 17, 2011 5:49 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Gets A Date And Location

We announced earlier this week that the UFC’s first free fight card on the FX network is in the planning stages, however at the time, no date or location was given for the 2012 event. That has all changed as UFC on FX 1 is expected to take place on January 20th at Bridgestone Arena...

Nov 17, 2011 12:31 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX Salary Report

New UFC heavyweight champion, Junior Dos Santos, not only took home the belt but was also awarded the lion’s share of the $666,000 total disclosed payroll for the UFC on FOX 1 event with a solid $220,000 payday. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the...

Nov 17, 2011 12:24 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FOX 1 Medical Suspensions Report

The California State Athletic Commission distributed the list of UFC on FOX 1 medical suspensions this afternoon and among the suspended fighters is main event competitor and former champion Cain Velasquez. Cain was suspended for 45 days for precautionary reasons after his TKO defeat to Dos Santos. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night...

Nov 17, 2011 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – Anderson Silva: "Chael Talks To Much, I'm Read To Fight Chael"

“I don’t like [Chael Sonnen]. This guy [wants to] fight me? Go to Brazil. No problem… Chael talks too much. I’m ready to fight Chael. But you have the chance – go to Brazil to fight me.” Anderson Silva tells mmanation.com that he is not happy with his would be title challenger Chael Sonnen and...

Nov 17, 2011 9:49 am

UFC NEWS – Roy Nelson vs. Cheick Kongo In The Works For UFC 143

A heavyweight bout that is sure to deliver fireworks is expected to go down next year at UFC 143. The relentless Roy Nelson and the hard hitting Cheick Kongo have reportedly accepted offers to face one another in February of 2012 in a bout that will get the winner one step closer to an eventual...

Nov 17, 2011 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Rob Broughton Expected To Welcome Ednaldo Oliveira To The UFC in Rio

We announced earlier that stand-out heavyweight fighter Ednaldo Oliveira is expected to make his UFC debut at January’s UFC 142 event and now it would appear that he has an opponent in the works. Bout agreements have yet to be signed, but if rumors hold true, this bout is expected to be announced as official...

Nov 17, 2011 9:19 am

MMA NEWS – DREAM Adds Takaya vs. Inoue & Kawajiri vs. Miyata To Year End Card

Dream officials have announced two additions to its annual New Year’s Eve show titled “DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year 2011.” Added to the ever growing night of fights are two featherweight matchups in the form of Tatsuya Kawajiri vs. Kazuyuki Miyata and for the featherweight title we have champ, Hiroyuki Takaya...

Nov 17, 2011 8:52 am

UFC NEWS – Report: UFC on FOX 2 In The Works For January 28 In Chicago

In a report coming out of Yahoo Sports it was confirmed that the UFC and FOX TV are planning their second live MMA broadcast on January 28th just one week prior to the Nick Diaz vs. GSP title fight on Super Bowl weekend. Here is what the report says: Multiple sources confirm that Jan. 28...

Nov 17, 2011 7:00 am

UFC NEWS – Wanderlei Silva video: 'Believe in your dreams and never surrender'

“If I’m going to leave something behind, if I’m going to leave a message, or a lifestyle, it’s to never surrender in the face of adversity. You can never surrender yourself. Even in the fight, you always have to go a little further. A little more, a little more, a little more. In the “little...