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Feb 7, 2012 8:00 am

Editorial Spotlight | The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of Fighting For Points

Finally, the levee breaks. After years of curious roster moves and hand-picked match-ups based on style—even expanded roles for “gatekeepers” who “bang” more than they win, the issue was on full display at UFC 143. The issue is, of course, the matter of style. Always a quiet issue among MMA’s diverse fanbase, we now have...

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...

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 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 16, 2012 1:45 pm

UFC NEWS – Here’s Your International Television Guide For UFC on FX 1

The UFC’s first event to air on the FX network is set for this Friday, but international audiences have been left wondering how they can pick up the fight night card. Have no fear the UFC has taken care of you. If you are outside the North American territory and in need of your UFC...

Dec 27, 2011 5:30 am

UFC NEWS – Nothing to Hide: Voluntary Drug Tests to Clean Up the Sport?

Margaret Goodman, founder of The Voluntary Anti-Doping Association (VADA), recently created a program for boxing and MMA that allows fighters to sign up for unannounced drug testing by the organization. Test results would be forwarded to state commissions whom would review and penalize fighters for extraneous substance violations. The former ringside doctor for the Nevada...

Dec 19, 2011 9:37 am

UFC NEWS – Lorenzo Fertitta: “11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out”

“…our biggest issue lately has been 11 of our last 14 main events have fallen out and required replacement fighters. It’s like there’s been a hex over us. So it’s been a challenge to run the business how we’ve planned to. Forcing to shuffle in guys, re-scramble … it takes the steam out of your...

Nov 17, 2011 8:52 am

UFC NEWS – Report: UFC on FOX 2 In The Works For January 28 In Chicago

In a report coming out of Yahoo Sports it was confirmed that the UFC and FOX TV are planning their second live MMA broadcast on January 28th just one week prior to the Nick Diaz vs. GSP title fight on Super Bowl weekend. Here is what the report says: Multiple sources confirm that Jan. 28...

Nov 13, 2011 5:30 pm

UPDATE:5.7 million viewers tuned in to watch Velasquez vs. Dos Santos on FOX

The UFC’s first night on network television has reportedly drawn in about 4.6 million viewers according to early estimates. UFC on Fox 1 took place last night from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of...

Nov 12, 2011 8:54 pm

UFC on Fox 1 By The Numbers: Fight Night Bonus Winners And Gate Totals

UFC on Fox 1 took place tonight from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California. In the main event of the evening Junior Dos Santos upset Cain Velasquez to become the new UFC heavyweight champion of the world. The event marked the UFC’s debut on network television. The fight lasted just 64 seconds and ended with...

Nov 12, 2011 7:45 pm

UFC on Fox 1 Full Card Results:Dos Santos Upsets Velasquez To Become The New UFC HW Champion

Main Card: (FOX) Junior Dos Santos def. Cain Velasquez via knockout (punches) – Round 1, 1:04 – to become new UFC heavyweight champion. Preliminary Card Results: (Facebook & Foxsports.com) Ben Henderson def. Clay Guida via unanimous decision (30-27, 29-28, 30-27). Dustin Poirier def. Pablo Garza via submission (D’arce choke) – Round 2, 1:32. Ricardo Lamas...

Nov 12, 2011 12:25 pm

UFC on FOX 1 Discussion Thread

Use this thread to share your predictions, reactions to the fights, or debate with your fellow BJPENN.COM members about all things UFC on Fox related. UFC on Fox 1 is set to take place from the Honda Center in Anaheim, California on November 12. Headlined by a heavyweight title fight between champion, Cain Velasquez and...

Nov 12, 2011 12:13 pm

UFC on FOX 1: Fight Day Bettings Odds and Breakdown For Velasquez vs. Dos Santos

This evening for the first time ever the UFC will be broadcast for free on Network Television. Cain Velasquez vs. Junior Dos Santos for the UFC’s heavyweight title is being called the biggest fight in UFC history. Expected to introduce an entire new audience to the sport, the UFC has put their best foot forward...