Archive: ufc news

Jan 24, 2012 5:14 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL 2: Siver Books Nunes In Featherweight Debut

The German striker, Mr. Dennis Siver is headed to Sweden to make his featherweight debut against top 145’er Diego Nunes. BJPENN.COM confirmed the matchup this afternoon after reports started circulating. UFC on FUEL TV 2 is officially set to take place at the Ericsson Globe Arena in Stockholm, Sweden on April 14th. In the main...

Jan 24, 2012 8:24 am

UFC NEWS – Diego Sanchez: “I would kick Nick Diaz’s a** again”

“Man, everybody out there, straight up, I don’t like to hear this crap about Nick Diaz. I’m hearing this stuff on Sherdog, ‘Oh Diego Sanchez and Nick Diaz…gotta pick Nick Diaz, that was a long time ago and he’s gotten so much better.’ You know what man, we’ve all gotten better. Styles make fights! I’m...

Jan 24, 2012 8:09 am

UFC NEWS – Bisping On Sonnen: He Takes PED’s Due To Lack Of Testical

“Okay. One, let’s start with the obvious. He’s not the middleweight champion. He’s been beaten many, many times. He’s been submitted more times than I care to mention. Not to mention, the last time he lost a fight by submission, there were some issues involving performance enhancing drugs. I don’t know what the deal is....

Jan 23, 2012 3:28 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC On FOX 2 Sold Out

The Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that its event on Saturday, Jan. 28 at the United Center in Chicago is officially sold out. The UFC’s long-awaited return to the Windy City is headlined by a light heavyweight No. 1 contender fight between former champion Rashad Evans and unbeaten Phil Davis. In addition, middleweight contenders Chael...

Jan 23, 2012 2:15 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FX 1 Draws 1.3 Million Viewer Average

The UFC’s inaugural show on FOX affiliate station “FX” drew in 1.3 million viewers to the station. The two-hour event which played host to four main card bouts averaged a 1.19 rating among males 18-49 and a 1.21 in the 18-34 bracket. The preliminary card broadcast on FUEL TV drew in 148,000 viewers. UFC on...

Jan 23, 2012 2:07 pm

MMA NEWS – Couture vs. Heun Set For “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey”

Strikeforce officials have added a lightweight contest to their return trip to Columbus and have decided to put Conor Heun up against Ryan Couture. Strikeforce officials confirmed the matchup earlier today. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with a bantamweight title fight between challenger...

Jan 23, 2012 1:57 pm

MMA NEWS – Strikeforce Adds Mousasi vs. Kyle To Columbus Show In March

A light-heavyweight bout has been added to the “Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey” event in the form of Gegard Mousasi vs. Mike Kyle. Kyle broke the news via his personal twitter and BJPENN.COM later confirmed it with officials. The March 3rd event is set to go down from the Nationwide Arena in Columbus Ohio and with...

Jan 23, 2012 8:47 am

UFC NEWS – Jon Jones Favors Evans Over Davis This Weekend On FOX

“I’m picking Rashad Evans. I’m in his corner … I want to fight Rashad. He’s the antagonist of my career. There’s no just pumping up pay per views when it comes to me and Rashad. Everything about us disliking each other is true. After we fight each other it’ll all be clear, and he can...

Jan 23, 2012 5:20 am

UFC NEWS – Bas Rutten Says JDS Will Take Out The “Glass Jawed” Overeem

“I think Alistair, everything he does is one single shot because he knows he’s got that glass jaw as well. He’s been knocked out quite a few times in the past, even by Chuck Liddell as well. Every time when he punches, one hand is up. He throws single shots; he doesn’t throw combinations. You...