Archive: UFC on FOX 2

Mar 10, 2012 5:27 pm

UFC Responds To Tyson Griffin's Positive Marijuana Testing

“The Michigan Commission found traces of a banned substance in Mr Griffin’s post-fight urine analysis following his bout at UFC 123. The Commission fined and suspended Mr Griffin, but did not make this information public. “As always the UFC followed the directive of the sanctioning Commission. Mr Griffin did not compete in the UFC again...

Mar 3, 2012 8:02 am

Benavidez, Kampmann, Johnson & McCall Take home $50k Fight Night Bonuses

UFC on FX 2 went down last night from Sydney, Australia’s Allphones Arena. In the main event Martin Kampmann took a page out of the book of Tim Boetsch and stole victory from Thiago Alves with a last minute guillotine choke to force Alves to tap and secure victory in the third round. In addition...

Mar 2, 2012 11:07 am

"UFC on FX 2: Kampmann vs. Alves" Live Results And Discussion Thread

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down this Friday from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. The preliminary Card on Facebook.com kicks off at...

Mar 2, 2012 10:51 am

UFC Champ Dominick Cruz to be Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500

The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s bantamweight champion, and one of this season’s The Ultimate Fighter Live coaches, Dominick Cruz, is headed to Phoenix to act as Honorary Pace Car Driver for the SUBWAY Fresh Fit 500 on Sunday, March 4 at Phoenix International Raceway. The champ will participate in pre-race ceremonies and will make appearances onsite...

Mar 2, 2012 8:54 am

VIDEO | UFC Flyweight Tournament Preview (UFC on FX 2)

UFC on FX 2 is slated to go down tonight from Sydney, Australia’s AllPhones Arena and in the main event we will see a welterweight showdown between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. Also on the card will be the first round of the UFC’s Flyweight tournament. Read More: Thiago Alves (News), Martin Kampman (News), UFC...

Mar 1, 2012 1:15 pm

Photo's | Arianny Celeste And Joseph Benavidez Visit Australian Zoo

UFC Octagon girl, Arianny Celeste and UFC flyweight fighter, Joseph Benavidez took to an Australian Wildlife park during this week’s downtime. The two will be seen tomorrow night during the UFC on FX 2 broadcast. Arianny will be featured in her usual ring girl gig and Joe will try to take out his first round...

Feb 28, 2012 5:24 pm

VIDEO | 'Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey' Greatest Hits Highlight

Watch the greatest hits, kicks, and one serious armbar from two of mixed martial arts’ top women: Miesha Tate and Ronda Rousey. Don’t miss them live on SHOWTIME, Saturday, March 3rd at 10PM ET/PT.   Read More: Miesha Tate (News), Ronda Rousey (News), Strikeforce

Feb 25, 2012 9:10 am

Helwani Hits The Streets In Japan Looking For UFC Fans (Video)

UFC 144 is set to go down tonight live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. The event will be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC 29 in 2000. Read More: UFC 144, Frankie...

Feb 23, 2012 8:13 am

UFC 144 Staredown Pics | Edgar vs. "Bendo", Rampage vs. Bader, Akiyama vs. Shields

UFC 144 is set to go down on February 26 live from the Saitama Super Arena in Saitama, Japan. As of current date, the event is expected to be headlined by a lightweight title fight between champion Frankie Edgar and challenger Benson Henderson. The event marks the UFC’s first ever return to Japan since UFC...

Feb 18, 2012 10:18 am

FUEL TV and UFC Make History With 315,000 Peak Audience For Sanchez vs. Ellenberger

UFC on FUEL TV took place a week ago on Saturday in  Omaha, Nebraska from the Omaha Civic Auditorium. A welterweight clash between Jake Ellenberger and Diego Sanchez was featured in the main event of the evening. It took all three-rounds for Ellenberger to secure victory tonight, but it wasn’t without its complications. After a...

Feb 7, 2012 4:00 am

Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans Official For UFC 145 In Atlanta

The light-heavyweight grudge match that fans have been clamoring for has been booked and made official. Jon Jones and Rashad Evans was confirmed by UFC officials late last night and the two will now get to settle their year-long grudge. UFC 145 is set to go down from Atlanta’s Phillips Arena on April 21, in...

Feb 3, 2012 9:22 am

Poll Results: Did The UFC Hit A Home Run With Latest Show On FOX?

In our latest polling here at BJPENN.COM we asked our readers whether or not you thought last weekend’s UFC event on FOX was a success. Many analysts from the sports journalism world gave the event a poor rating, but taking to the fans to get their reaction is more important than some writer sitting at...

Feb 1, 2012 2:29 pm

UFC NEWS | Joey Beltran Released From UFC Following UFC on FOX 2 Loss

“I am truly grateful for all the opportunities that I have received from the UFC/Zuffa. I am not sad or hurt by their decision as I know that winning is the name of the game. Posting a 1-4 record my last 5 fights is unacceptable regardless of how entertaining the fights were. So this is...

Feb 1, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS | MMA Fight Photo Of The Week | Phil Davis "Eats" A Punch

This week’s most story telling photo coming out of a recent MMA fight is this one from last weekend’s UFC on FOX 2 main event between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis. In the photo it appears as if Phil Davis is literally eating a punch from Rashad Evans on his way to a unanimous decision...

Feb 1, 2012 1:36 pm

UFC NEWS | Eight Fighters Receive Medical Suspensions Following UFC On FOX 2

Eight participants from last weekend’s “UFC on FOX 2: Evans vs. Davis” event have received medical suspensions from the Illinois Department of Financial and Professional Regulation. UFC on FOX 2 took place this past Saturday from the sold-out United Center in Chicago. In the main event, Phil Davis squared off with Rashad Evans for the...

Feb 1, 2012 4:45 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 2 Ratings Update | Main Event Peaked With 6.1 Million Viewers

FOX officials released the final tally on last Saturdays UFC ratings. While initial reports stated that the show averaged 4.7 million viewers, the latest figures and most up to date figures show that the event peaked with 6.1 million viewers during the night’s main event. The event now ties UFC 75 for the second most...