Archive: ufc news

Oct 29, 2011 9:34 pm

UFC 137 Results: Diaz, Penn, Cerrone & Palaszewski Take home $75k Bonus

“UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” took place this evening from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view event was a stacked affair that put two of the most popular fighters in MMA against each other for a welterweight showdown that was nothing short of spectacular. In one of the best and most...

Oct 29, 2011 4:33 pm

Official UFC 137 Discussion Thread

Tonight’s UFC 137 pay-per-view event goes down live in just a few hours. Two of the best welterweights in the world are now set to square off and the weigh-ins yesterday heated up in a major way. Use this thread to share your reactions to the fights, send wishes to BJ or debate with your...

Oct 29, 2011 4:22 pm

Watch the UFC 137 Post Fight Press Conference Today on BJPENN.COM

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 post fight press conference live today from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV at the conclusion of tonight’s pay-per-view event.. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas. The pay-per-view...


Oct 28, 2011 4:56 pm

UFC 137 Weigh-In Results

MAIN CARD: (Pay-per-view) Nick Diaz (170) vs. B.J. Penn (169) Cheick Kongo (234) vs. Matt Mitrione (255) Mirko “Cro Cop” Filipovic (235) vs. Roy Nelson (252) Jeff Curran (134) vs. Scott Jorgensen (135) Hatsu Hioki (145) vs. George Roop (145) PRELIMINARY CARD: (Spike TV) Donald Cerrone (156) vs. Dennis Siver (155) Tyson Griffin (149)* vs....

Oct 28, 2011 11:52 am

BJ Penn: "I dont believe my hype anymore"

I got here to Las Vegas and am ready for my UFC 137 main event fight with Nick Diaz. He’s a great fighter who I respect and I like. Nick and his brother Nate actually came out to help me train for my UFC 101 match against Kenny Florian. We’re not close friends, but both...

Oct 28, 2011 11:43 am

BJ Penn: "This is the new and improved BJ Penn"

A little over a decade ago, Jay Dee “BJ” Penn made his mixed martial arts debut by scoring a 1st round TKO victory over Joey Gilbert at UFC 31. He earned the nickname “The Prodigy” because of his natural in-cage ability that easily had him pegged as the future of the sport. But with youth...

Oct 28, 2011 11:31 am

Watch the UFC 137 Weigh-ins live Today on BJPENN.COM (7p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 weigh in event live today from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas, NV at 7 p.m. ET to make this weekends UFC pay-per-view event official. “UFC 137: Penn vs. Diaz” is set to take place on October 29th from the Mandalay Bay Events Center in...

Oct 27, 2011 4:52 pm

BJ Penn Focused On Diaz And Not Title Shot

” …my brother and Cesar Gracie were talking back and forth and Cesar said basically, that they didn’t like the options that they were given of who they were gonna fight. Cesar told my brother “what if we have to fight you guys?” And uh…at the end of the day I talked to my brother,...

Oct 27, 2011 4:33 pm

White Says “Condit’s In,” Regardless of UFC 137 Results

Many fans and experts have predicted that Saturday night’s main event winner, whether it be BJ Penn or Nick Diaz, would get the next shot at the welterweight strap that is currently held by the injured Georges St. Pierre. However, today UFC president Dana White made it clear that Carlos Condit will remain the number...

Oct 27, 2011 4:05 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Undercard to Stream on Facebook and FOX.com

Dana White today announced that the undercard for next month’s UFC on FOX 1 event will stream live and for free on Facebook and FOX.com. The main event, which is a 5 round heavyweight title fight between Champion Cain Velasquez (9-0 MMA) and number one contender Junior Dos Santos (13-1 MMA), will be the only...

Oct 27, 2011 3:15 pm

Jon Anik Leaves ESPN for UFC

“This is a dream come true.” This was the statement veteran broadcaster Jon Anik made at today’s UFC 137 pre-fight press conference after Dana White announced that Anik would be joining the UFC broadcasting team in early 2012. In preparation for the UFC on FOX transition, Anik, who is the former host of the weekly...

Oct 27, 2011 3:05 pm

Talent Filled Bellator 56 Card Invades KC's Memorial Hall Saturday Night

As Bellator Fighting Championships prepares to invade Memorial Hall in Kansas City on October 29th, the fight card has been finalized with a number of preliminary fights featuring some explosive local talent sure to make the Kansas City faithful proud. Saturday will also feature the Kansas City return of Bellator Welterweight Champion Ben Askren, who...

Oct 27, 2011 10:43 am

Watch the UFC 137 Pre -Fight Press Conference live Today on BJPENN.COM (4p.m. ET)

The UFC will be holding the UFC 137 pre-fight press conference today at 4 p.m. ET to promote this weekend’s UFC pay-per-view featuring a welterweight bout between BJ Penn and Nick Diaz. Dana White and fighters from the evenings main card are expected to be in attendance. We will be broadcasting the conference live today...