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Aug 11, 2012 8:42 am

UFC 150 FIGHTERS WEIGH-IN, WARNED TO BEWARE OF ALTITUDE | UFC NEWS

The fighters have weighed in yesterday for tonight’s 150 card at the Pepsi Center in Denver, Colorado, but the x-factor in each of the 10 fights is how will the fighters react to fighting at the Mile High City’s infamous altitude. Denver stands at 5280 feet (or 1609.344 meters) above sea level and the oxygen...

Aug 10, 2012 1:54 am

Video | UFC 150 Pre-Fight Press Conference | UFC News

Watch the UFC 150 pre-fight press conference with Benson Henderson, Frankie Edgar, Donald Cerrone, Melvin Guillard and Jon Anik. For all the latest MMA news and fight updates stay tuned to BJPENN.COM

Aug 9, 2012 6:19 am

Who's on the Hot Seat? UFC 150 Edition

Welcome to the first edition of Who’s on the Hot Seat, BJPenn.Com style! I came up with this column a few years back as well as the title so please do not accept any poor imitations that you will see across the internet. The main premise behind this article is to go over the fighters...

Aug 8, 2012 7:49 am

The MMA Community Joins Together To Help A Young Child

One of my goals when writing about mixed martial arts is to accentuate the positive. When I interview a mixed martial artist I want to show the public who they are outside the cage as well as whom they are inside of it. There is already enough negative publicity surrounding the sport, there is no...


Jul 25, 2012 1:35 pm

UFC 150 | Buddy Roberts Steps in to Face Yushin Okami

Greg Jackson trained and instructor at the New Mexico gym middleweight Buddy Roberts gets an immense  opportunity in his second UFC fight as he steps in to face top 10 middleweight Yushin Okami on short notice at UFC 150.   Roberts was already competing on the card against Colorado native Chris Camozzi, but now moves up in...

Jul 24, 2012 12:32 pm

Separated at Birth: MMA Champions Edition!

BJPenn.com decided to have a little fun this week with facial recognition. Thanks to MyHeritage.com we matched up current MMA Champions with their celebrity doppelgangers. We even threw in UFC legend and this website’s namesake BJ Penn as a bonus! Some of these we saw the resemblance right off the bat, but some we had...

Jul 10, 2012 3:27 pm

Camozzi vs Roberts Booked For UFC 150 | UFC NEWS

Chris Camozzi is coming home; he will now fight in his hometown against fellow middleweight contender Buddy Roberts. The two will clash at UFC 150 in August live from Denver’s Pepsi Center. Chris Camozzi (17-5) has won his last two visits to the Octagon and is looking gain some title attention with an impressive victory...

Jun 27, 2012 9:51 am

Point Fighting: Good Game Plan Or Judging Nightmare?

We all saw what happened to former lightweight contender Gray Maynard at UFC on FX 4 this past Friday. He got frustrated, took a chance, dropped his hands, waved Clay Guida in, and ate some punches just to get something going in the 5 round main event. Luckily, Maynard came out with the victory via...

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...

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 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 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 27, 2012 6:53 pm

Exclusive | Jim Miller on Diaz; "I'm going to get after him and fight him"

By Sean McClure: Jim Miller (10-2 UFC) is set to face one of the toughest guys in the lightweight division on one of the biggest cards the UFC has ever put together. Miller faces Nate Diaz in the main event of UFC on FOX, which airs on May 5th. Leading up to the fight, Jim’s...

Apr 25, 2012 5:30 am

Is Eddie Alvarez About To Jump In The UFC's Shark Tank?

The UFC brass might be adding another talented fighter to the already talent rich 155 lbs division.  Eddie Alvarez got his long awaited revenge last Friday – April 20th via 1st round TKO over submission specialist Shinya Aioki.  Alvarez still has one fight remaining on his Bellator contract.  A tweet from Lorenzo Fertitta and a...

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 20, 2012 1:00 pm

EXCLUSIVE | John Alessio, "I'm going to make Mark Bocek work for everything"

By Sean McClure: John Alessio has been on a roller coaster ride since his mixed martial arts career started back in 1998. He has competed in the UFC, WEC, PRIDE, KOTC, MFC and DREAM organizations. Allesio has pieced together a very impressive overall record of 34 wins and 14 losses. While his attempts in the...

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...