Archive: ufc on fox 3

May 12, 2012 9:17 am

BELO HORIZONTE TO HOST UFC 147 ON JUNE 23 | UFC NEWS

Minas Gerais will be the second Brazilian state to host an Ultimate Fighting Championship® event. On June 23, the “Mineirinho” arena, in Belo Horizonte, will host the UFC 147, marking the third passage of the organization through Brazil under the Zuffa management. The biggest and one of the most traditional indoor sporting arenas in Brazil,...

May 11, 2012 7:57 am

Don Frye Over Dana White, Blasts The UFC President

Classic Figure of MMA Don Frye shares his thoughts about Dana White on the MMA Hour.   He recently got caught up on a twitter war with Dana White and was asked Why such hostility for Dana?  Do you think he has not given back to the sport?  That he’s not paying the fighters well? ...

May 11, 2012 7:53 am

VIDEO | Nate Diaz Thinks Gilbert Melendez Is The Best

“I’ve been training with Gilbert and Jake (Shields) for years. They’ve shown me a lot. These are guys I look up to. Me and Gil been battling it out in here for years. There’s no one better than him. There’s no doubt in my mind he’s the best 155′er on the planet and I think...

May 11, 2012 7:45 am

Frank Mir | JDS is a Throw Punches and Run Kind of Guy | Video

HDNet’s Inside MMA had the number 1 contender Frank Mir talking about the Heavyweight Champion Junior Dos Santos. “The only difference I feel with dos Santos is that dos Santos is the better boxer, you know, quicker hands. He just isn’t as multifaceted as Velasquez is. As far as, when you fight dos Santos, I...


May 11, 2012 7:17 am

PHOTO | King Mo With Bellator and TNA Executives

It was announced yesterday that former Strikeforce champion “King Mo” inked a dual promotional deal with Bellator Fighting Championship and TNA wrestling. The new partnership is the first of its kind and Mo made an appearance on Spike TV last night with his two new bosses.

May 11, 2012 7:09 am

POLL RESULTS | Who is more deserving of a title shot, Diaz or Edgar?

In our latest BJPENN.COM polling we wanted to figure out who you thought deserved to fight newly crowned UFC lightweight champion Benson Henderson. The UFC is going with a rematch against former champion Frankie Edgar, but the talk of the MMA world is Nate Diaz. After completely dismantling Jim Miller on Fox, Nate Diaz became...

May 11, 2012 6:49 am

Alessio vs. Roller Set For UFC 148

A lightweight bout between John Alessio and Shane Roller has been added to July’s UFC 148 event. UFC officials announced the bout yesterday afternoon. UFC 148 is set to take place on July 7 from the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. In the main event Anderson Silva will attempt to defend his title...

May 11, 2012 6:31 am

Lawler vs. Larkin Booked For Strikeforce In July

Another fight has been made official for Strikeforce’s July event. The Rose Garden in Portland will now host a 185 lb battle between Robbie Lawler and Lorenz Larkin. The bout is set to go down July 14. “Ruthless” Robbie Lawler avenged two consecutive losses, one to Ronaldo Souza and the other to Tim Kennedy, by...

May 11, 2012 6:28 am

VIDEO | The Best of Tom Lawlor & His Epic Walk Outs

The best Octagon and Weigh-In entrances throughout Tom Lawlor’s UFC career. Did you ever think you would see Steven Seagal, Apollo Creed, Oliva Newton John and Dan Severn all in the same video? Well, you can when one of the most entertaining Middleweights in UFC history takes center stage! What will he do coming up...

May 11, 2012 6:19 am

Free Fight Video | Josh Koscheck vs. Matt Hughes | UFC NEWS

Josh Koscheck was given the opportunity of a lifetime when he got the chance to fight UFC legend, Matt Hughes, at UFC 135. After going back-and-forth with Hughes, Koscheck dug deep and poured it on in the last 10 seconds of the first round, earning himself a knockout victory.

May 10, 2012 6:09 pm

UFC ANNOUNCES THE ULTIMATE FIGHTER AUSTRALIA VS UK

The Ultimate Fighting Championship® has confirmed it will film an Australian edition of its hit reality television series, The Ultimate Fighter® (‘TUF’), giving Aussie and British mixed martial artists the opportunity to secure a lucrative contract with the world’s preeminent mixed martial arts (MMA) organization. Registration is now open to all aspiring UFC fighters from...

May 10, 2012 2:58 pm

Junior Dos Santos | Frank Mir is a Fighter that Talks Too Much | UFC News

UFC Heavyweight Champ Junior Dos Santos is scheduled to face former champ Frank Mir on May 26 in Las Vegas upon notice of  Alistair Overeem failed drug test and consequently unable to be licensed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission.  An interview with USA Today’s Sergio non JDS states “People want to talk about the...

May 10, 2012 2:47 pm

Chael Sonnen's Legacy of Lingo

With Chael Sonnen’s impending rematch with Anderson Silva at UFC 148 (and the hype that goes with it) I was inspired to write this article. Chael Sonnen has said some pretty interesting things throughout his UFC career. Granted most of them have been aimed at his arch rival and current UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva....

May 10, 2012 2:34 pm

Lorenzo Fertitta | "This last FOX show, I'd say it was a moderate performance."

By Jamie McAllister Lorenzo Fertitta comments to Yahoo sports. Fertitta comments on the recent fall in viewers on the UFC on FOX 3 show. “Would we like to see the numbers be trending differently? Yes, of course. But we’re not concerned and we don’t think it’s an overall reflection of our business. There are reasons...

May 10, 2012 8:53 am

UFC on Fox | Mitrione vs. Broughton and Thompson vs. De Fries Confirmed to Fight

UFC officials will be throwing in two fights featuring heavyweights on UFC on FOX 4 taking place at the Los Angeles Staples Center scheduled to air on Fuel TV and streamed on Facebook August 4. 2012 The newest members of the fight card include Matt Mitrione who will square off with British fighter Rob Broughton....

May 8, 2012 2:05 pm

UFC on Fox 3 Ratings Down 50%

By Ryan Busuttil The ratings for UFC on Fox 3, the UFC’s third event on network television, were lower than originally expected. The event averaged 2.4 million viewers according to MMAJunkie.com. That is down about 50% from the 4.7 million who watched UFC on Fox 2 in January and even lower than the first UFC...

May 8, 2012 7:24 am

Penn Discusses Melendez Fight Offer; Return to Octagon

By Adam Conklin: BJ Penn has been on the fence lately about returning to the UFC and has most recently expressed interest in joining the 170 pound weight division if he was to return at all. Here, in an interview with The MMA Hour, and brought to us by MMAmania.com, Penn talks about his discussions...

May 8, 2012 6:49 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen Breaks Down The Alien Dilemma

Chael Sonnen is talking again.  But this time it has nothing to do with Anderson Silva or Brazil.  No, this time Chael Sonnen is talking about, you guessed it, aliens.  Sonnen’s new book, The Voice of Reason: A VIP Pass to Enlightenment is due out on May 15.  To help promote the book, Sonnen has...

May 8, 2012 6:38 am

MMA in NY? Not In 2012 – Bill Fails To Pass

Madison Square Garden is arguably one of the most historic and renowned venues in the United States. Unfortunately any type of MMA action in the historic building will have to wait yet another year. The New York Assembly Democratic Conference recently spoke about the MMA sanctioning bill. It was brought to light this week and...

May 8, 2012 6:33 am

Frank Mir Wants Everyone To Know He Is Confident Not Arrogant

“I guess they say it because I’m so self-confident. Sometimes I think people rather see a fighter saying ‘oh Jesus, I’m so glad, I can’t believe I won, I’ve never been that good, I’m not that good.’ I’ve never had that kinda thought, especially because I was always so focused in getting into the Octagon...

May 7, 2012 8:47 pm

Just Scrap Radio Returns With Majorly Stacked Guest List Live At 1p.m. ET

We are rolling right along with the newest offering here at BJPENN.COM. “Just Scrap Radio” Episode 4 is set to air Tuesday at 1p.m. ET with your hosts Jens and Abel Pulver. Stopping by the show will be 10th planet Jiu Jitsu master Eddie Bravo, the always fun and talented Joey “Karate” Diaz and Teenage...

May 7, 2012 4:05 pm

Sorry U.K. Fans, The MMA Show Live In Birmingham Is Cancelled

The MMA Show Live scheduled for Birmingham, England this weekend has been cancelled. Boasting an impressive roster of UFC champions, former UFC champions and UFC contenders, The MMA Show Live was marketed as one of the absolute biggest MMA gatherings the world has ever seen. Unfortunately, just 5-days prior to the show the company announced...

May 7, 2012 10:40 am

Exclusive | Rich Franklin talks Le, Anderson, Sonnen, and more

Rich Franklin is an MMA legend there is no doubt about that. He has fought in the UFC for most of his MMA career, and his a former UFC Middleweight Champion. After losing to Anderson Silva twice he made the jump up to the light heavyweight division, but Rich recently made the decision to return...