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Jun 18, 2012 3:22 pm

UFC 150: Palhares In For The Injured Cane Against Okami | UFC NEWS

And the injury train just keeps on rollin! The hard hitting Luiz Cane has been forced out of his UFC middleweight debut against Yushin Okami with an undisclosed injury. In his place comes another Brazilian in the form of the always tough, Rousimar Palhares. UFC 150 takes place on August 11 from the Pepsi Center...

Jun 12, 2012 12:51 pm

UFC on FX 3 Ratings Report | UFC NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis Last Friday Johnson vs McCall II headlined UFC on FX 3, where fans saw Demetrious Johnson defeat Ian McCall via unanimous decision. Johnson now moves on to fight Joseph Benavidez to become the first ever UFC Flyweight champion. Unfortunately, after seeing a slight climb in viewers during UFC on FX 2, numbers...

Jun 1, 2012 7:10 am

The 5 Most Successful and 5 Least Successful TUF Alumni

By Ryan Busuttil As we prepare for the finale of the first edition of “The Ultimate Fighter Live,” I wanted to take a look back at 13 of the previous 14 seasons of the reality series that helped bring the UFC into the mainstream. I’m not counting season 4, The Comeback season, as the show deviated from...

May 24, 2012 3:52 pm

Exclusive | Cesar Gracie: Nate Will Fight Anybody – He's Fought Everybody | UFC News

The last segment of Cesar Gracie’s interview, Jens Pulver fondly brings up “Baby D” Nate Diaz and asks Cesar “What do you think about the terror he’s going on right now?” Cesar replies in detail…. “I think Nate Diaz is the future of the 155lbs division.  In the past there were issues, there strength issues,...

May 21, 2012 2:00 pm

Exclusive | Showtime Pettis "I want to fight Nate Diaz!" | UFC NEWS

By: Chris Taylor I was fortunate enough to catch up with UFC lightweight top contender Anthony ‘Showtime’ Pettis this weekend. Pettis, who is coming off a big victory over Joe Lauzon at UFC 144, is looking to prove that he is the real #1 contender in the lightweight division. Here is our conversation: Chris: Hey...

May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...

May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 3, 2012 7:34 am

Stars Of UFC & Strikeforce Ring The Bell During NASDAQ Visit | MMA NEWS

The stars of mixed martial arts (MMA) and FOX Sports were out in force in New York on Tuesday, as reigning UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones, 2004 Olympian and reigning Strikeforce women’s champion Ronda Rousey, former UFC lightweight king Frankie Edgar and UFC On FOX host Curt Menefee rang the Opening Bell at NASDAQ’s...

May 2, 2012 7:14 am

Video | Clay Guida Discusses Gray Maynard's Conservative Style | UFC NEWS

By Lewis Mckeever: UFC on FX 4 will host a main event clash between lightweight grinders Clay Guida and Gray Maynard. The event is scheduled for June 22nd at the Reven Hotel and Casino in New Jersey. “The Carptenter” describes the contrasting wrestling styles between himself and Gray Maynard with MMA Fighting’s Luke Thomas: “I...

Apr 30, 2012 1:32 pm

MMA POLL | Should "UFC on FOX 3: Diaz vs. Miller" Winner Get A Title Shot?

Create your free online surveys with SurveyMonkey, the world’s leading questionnaire tool. This Saturday on FOX, Nate Diaz and Jim Miller square off in the UFC on FOX 3 main event. The two both want a shot at gold, however Frankie Edgar is next up for a crack at the newly crowned champ Benson Henderson....

Apr 30, 2012 6:15 am

MMA in the Olympics | Will It Happen? | MMA NEWS

By Evan Stoumbelis: I saw a story yesterday about why MMA would never be in the Olympics.  Saddened, I thought about why MMA couldn’t be in the Olympics and what would have to be done in order for MMA to get their. After counteracting as many arguments as possible, I realized that MMA has come...

Apr 28, 2012 12:25 pm

UFC on Fox | Weighing in on Diaz vs Miller

By Lynn Mitchell: Saturday May 5, 2012 in  East Rutherford, NJ | UFC on Fox presents Diaz vs Miller One month after Nathan Diaz received his jiu jitsu black belt from Cesar Gracie.  Diaz currently holds a record of 15-7-0 (W-L-D).  Nate’s victories include submitting Junior Assuncao, Melvin Guillard and Marcus Davis via guillotine choke, Rory...

Apr 21, 2012 11:47 pm

What's Next For The UFC 145 Fighters? | UFC NEWS

UFC 145 is in the books. The UFC’s first Pay-Per View event since February featured the grudge match that fans have waited over a year to see: Jon Jones defending his UFC Light Heavyweight Championship against Rashad Evans. The undercard featured some exciting finishes, including some upsets. Where do the main event fighters and the...

Apr 18, 2012 6:40 pm

Editorial Spotlight | Do Main Event Feuds Translate to Big Money?

By Ryan Busuttil: Jones-Evans. Silva-Sonnen II. Cruz-Faber III. These 3 fights are all main eventing UFC Pay-Per View events in the next few months. The fights also share the fact that they are all title fights. But, perhaps the biggest similarity, which sets these fights apart from other main event title fights, is that they...

Apr 17, 2012 3:45 pm

Clean Sweep For UFC 144 Drug Tests

By Lewis Mckeever: With the Overeem PED saga flipping the MMA cosmos upside down, it’s refreshing to hear some positivity regarding drug testing in the UFC. The results from UFC 144 are back, and to the delight of the fans, all eight examined fighters from the Japanese card are as clean as a whistle. I’m...

Apr 17, 2012 6:11 am

Gray Maynard Opens As 3 to 1 Favorite Over Clay Guida

Gray Maynard will look to get back in the hunt for the UFC Lightweight title in June when he faces off with Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4. Coming into the fight the odds makers have Maynard as the heavy favorite over Guida. According to BetonFighting.com, Maynard comes in as a 3 to 1...

Mar 21, 2012 8:28 am

Pettis Opts For Surgery In Downtime, Out For 8 Weeks

Rising UFC lightweight fighter Anthony Pettis has reportedly scheduled an appointment to go under the knife and fix an undisclosed issue that has been ailing him. It is unknown what the cause for surgery is or what injury requires repair, but “UFC Tonight” guest analyst, Chael Sonnen broke the news last night during the FUEL...

Mar 20, 2012 10:42 am

Benson Henderson | I’m Not Cocky, My Job Is to Beat People Up

“I definitely don’t want to get too far ahead of myself. People seem to think that I’m arrogant or cocky, and I don’t want to come across like that. I’ve said it from the very beginning that I want to be the best fighter and I want to fight and beat everybody. It’s not me...

Mar 20, 2012 8:03 am

UFC on FX 4: Maynard vs. Guida Venue Set

Yesterday we announced the UFC on FX 4 headlining bout between Gray Maynard and Clay Guida, however at the time of the report, all we had was a city and date. According to a report coming out of pressofatlanticcity.com, the UFC has secured the 2.4 billion dollar resort of Revel, and their 5,500-seat entertainment arena...

Mar 19, 2012 7:44 am

UFC on FX 4 | Guida vs. Maynard Set For Headliner

A lightweight bout between two top lightweight fighters has been set for the UFC’s fourth show on FX. Clay Guida and Gray Maynard have verbal agreements in place to face off in the main event of the UFC on FX 4 card. UFC officials took to their official twitter account to announce the news late...

Mar 13, 2012 4:09 pm

Anthony Pettis Contemplating Drop In Weight To Challenge Jose Aldo

“I spoke to Anthony’s manager just a few hours ago and he told me that he was really disappointed, but he respects the decision. He would consider going down to 145 to fight Aldo. This is definitely something to monitor.” While on the UFC on FUEL TV “UFC Tonight” program, Fuel reporter, Ariel Helwani, divulged...

Mar 13, 2012 3:56 pm

Video | Eddie Alvarez Documentary "No Plan B" Preview

Eddie Alvarez Official Documentary “No Plan B” trailer. Featuring, Bernard Hopkins, Frankie Edgar, Stephen Haigh, Ricardo Almeida, and Moses Mosley.   Read More: Shinya Aoki (News), Eddie Alvarez (News), Bellator

Mar 12, 2012 8:47 am

Ben Henderson | I Want To Be A Matchmaking Dilemma Child For The UFC

“I will fight anybody that Dana White puts inside the cage against me. I want to fight every UFC 55 pounder on the roster, I want to beat all of them. I want to be that dilemma child for Joe Silva and for Sean Shelby. I want them to be like, ‘Oh man, who are...

Mar 10, 2012 5:09 pm

MMA NEWS | Benson Henderson’s Signature Moves (Video)

Watch Ben Henderson‘s moves in ultra-slow motion, as the UFC’s Lightweight champ teaches his most powerful techniques with lasting impact. Read More: Frankie Edgar (News), Benson Henderson (News), UFC Rematches

Mar 8, 2012 12:19 pm

MMA NEWS | Benson Henderson Just Got Submitted In Grappling Tournament (Video)

UFC lightweight champion, Benson Henderson, wasted little time getting back into competition following his UFC 144 title win over Frankie Edgar. In this video we see Benson competing against Daniel Grippaudo at the 7th Arizona International Open in Phoenix, Arizona. Benson has never been submitted in an MMA match and while BJJ is vastly different...