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Dec 17, 2012 12:18 pm

$447,000 total reported payroll for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

The Ultimate Fighter Finale 16 payroll Timothy Elliott: $12,000 (includes $6,000 win bonus) vs. Jared Papazian: $6,000 Mike Rio: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. John Cofer: $6,000 Hugo Viana: $16,000 (includes $8,000 win bonus) vs. Reuben Duran: $8,000 Anthony Waldburger: $28,000 (includes $14,000 win bonus) vs. Nick Catone: $13,000 Rustam Khabilov: $16,000 (includes $8,000...

Dec 15, 2012 9:22 pm

Johny Hendricks vs. Jake Ellenberger set for UFC 158 in Montreal | UFC News

It appears that Johny Hendricks (14-1 MMA, 9-1 UFC) will not sit back and wait for a title shot after all. “Big Rigg” will instead take on welterweight contender Jake Ellenberger (28-6 MMA, 7-2 UFC) this March at UFC 158 in Montreal. Ironically, Hendricks will now throw down on the same card as welterweight champ Georges St....

Dec 14, 2012 11:28 am

Watch Tonight’s UFC on FX 6 Post Fight Press Conference Live on BJPENN.COM |UFC NEWS

UFC on FX 6 goes down tonight to conclude the UFC’s “The Ultimate Fighter: Smashes” reality series. In the main event, “Smashes” coaches, George Sotiropoulos and Ross Pearson square off alongside their TUF finalists to crown the “Smashes” champion. You can catch the post-fight press conference live right here on BJPENN.COM immediately following tonight’s main...

Dec 14, 2012 11:21 am

Watch Today’s TUF 16 Finale Weigh-Ins Live On BJPENN.COM (5pm ET) | UFC NEWS

The UFC is holding “The Ultimate Fighter” season 16 finale weigh-ins ceremony today from the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. The Fighters start hitting the scale at 5 p.m. ET (2 p.m. PT) to make their bouts official for tomorrow nights event. You can catch all the action live right here on...

Dec 13, 2012 12:18 pm

Josh Neer vs. Court McGee in the works for UFC 157 in Anaheim | UFC News

A welterweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter Season 11” winner Court McGee (13-3 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and UFC veteran Josh Neer (33-12-1 MMA, 6-8 UFC) is being targeted for UFC 157 in Anaheim, California. McGee will fight for the first time since dropping down from middleweight to welterweight and finds himself in a must-win situation. After a 3-0...

Dec 11, 2012 10:46 am

VIDEO | TUF 16 Finale Preview | UFC NEWS

Knockout artist Roy “Big Country” Nelson faces off against Matt Mitrione, his former The Ultimate Fighter teammate. Plus, TUF finalists Colton Smith and Mike Ricci compete for a six-figure UFC contract.

Dec 10, 2012 10:48 am

Yaotzin Meza Steps In To Fight Chad Mendes At UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

  Chad Mendes’ (12-1) original opponent, Hacran Dias has been replaced with UFC newcomer, Yaotzin Meza ( 18-7). The fight is scheduled to take place this Friday at the Gold Coast Convention and Exhibition Centre in Broadbeach, Gold Coast, Australia. This card is headlined by The Ultimate Fighter: The Smashes team coaches, George Sotiropoulos and...

Dec 5, 2012 12:27 pm

Andy Ogle vs. Josh Grispi added to UFC on FUEL TV 7 in London | UFC News

A featherweight bout between “The Ultimate Fighter 15” cast member Andy Ogle (8-2 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and former No. 1 contender Josh Grispi (14-4 MMA, 0-3 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FUEL TV 7 card in London, England. Andy Ogle appeared on “TUF 15” earlier this year, this after posting a seven-fight win...

Dec 4, 2012 8:26 am

TUF ratings: episode 11 draws in 804,000 viewers

By Evan Stoumbelis Friday’s episode of The Ultimate Fighter saw a climb in viewers, with episode 11 drawing in a total of 804,000 viewers, 161,000 more than the previous episode. This episode saw former friends and teammates Mike Ricci and Michael Hill fight to a decision with Mike Ricci coming out on top as well...

Dec 3, 2012 11:40 am

Quick Twitt | UFC on FOX 5’s Mike Chiesa Off Card Due To Illness | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter Live” winner Mike Chiesa has been forced off this weekend’s UFC on FOX 5 card due to an undisclosed illness. UFC officials took to twitter to confirm the news late yesterday evening. Chiesa joins Lavar Johnson and Rafaello Oliveira on the short list of scheduled UFC on FOX 5 fighters who were...

Nov 29, 2012 2:50 pm

Randy Couture: I Sonnen and Henderson would fight each other

By Evan Stoumbelis Randy Couture believes light heavyweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen and teammate Dan Henderson would fight each other if need be. “They’ve wrestled each other for a spot on the Olympic team, they’re wrestlers at the end of the day and now they’re fighters, they’re professionals, this is what we do. I think...

Nov 27, 2012 2:45 pm

Ten Best – BJ Penn’s Most Memorable Moments | UFC NEWS

On December 8th, former UFC welterweight and lightweight champion BJ Penn returns to the Octagon to battle young gun Rory MacDonald. It’s the latest big fight for “The Prodigy” and one which may very well join the fights below as a defining moment in his storied career. Caol Uno – November 2, 2001 – UFC...

Nov 21, 2012 8:34 am

Dan Hardy Not Interested In Bout with Riddle, But Koscheck? | UFC NEWS

“I’m not a matchmaker and that’s not my job, but if I was to pick an opponent, (a fight with Riddle) wouldn’t even come into my head, to be honest. I don’t like looking at the guy, so obviously training for him for eight weeks would be tiring. There’s a lot of talent in the...

Nov 16, 2012 7:48 am

Eddie Mendez Set To Face Nick Penner At UFC on FX 6 | UFC NEWS

UFC officials have just added a light-heavyweight bout to next month’s UFC on FX 6 event in the form of Eddie Mendez vs. Nick Penner. The booking comes after both Ednaldo Oliveira and Krzysztof Soszynski were forced to withdraw from the card with injuries. UFC on FX 6 is set to take place on December...

Nov 15, 2012 12:42 pm

UFC Officially Announces UFC on FOX 6 With Flyweight Title Main Event | UFC NEWS

UFC flyweight champion Demetrious Johnson makes his first ever title defense against current number one contender and The Ultimate Fighter® season 14 winner John Dodson on Saturday, Jan. 26 when the Ultimate Fighting Championship® returns to United Center in Chicago, Ill. Unbeaten in his last three performances, Johnson defeated Joseph Benavidez at UFC 152 in...

Nov 14, 2012 10:36 am

Nam Phan replaces Eddie Yagin, meets Dennis Siver at UFC on FOX 5 | UFC News

Dennis Siver (20-8 MMA, 9-5 UFC) will still step into the octagon in 3 weeks at UFC on FOX 5, now that Nam Phan (18-10 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has stepped in to replace the injured Eddie Yagin on December 8th in Seattle. Phan most recenetly fought and got back in the win column at UFC on FOX...

Nov 9, 2012 10:57 am

TUF 16 Coaches Pass Pre-Fight Drug Tests | MMA News

  Nice to finally see good news in the realm of MMA drug test results. TUF coaches Shane Carwin (12-2) and Roy Nelson (17-7) have both passed their pre-fight drug test for The Ultimate Fighter 16 Finale which is set to take place on December 15th, at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Resort in...

Nov 6, 2012 8:34 am

Ratings Report | TUF 16 Episode 8 Bounces Back In A Major Way | UFC NEWS

Week 8 of The Ultimate Fighter Fridays on FX delivered season highs in Total Viewers (1,061), Adults 18-34 (443), Women 18-49 (275) and Women 18-34 (174), while Adults 18-49 (736) and Men 18-49 (461) hit four-week highs.  Week-to-week gains were strong across the board: ·        A18-49: +47% (736 vs. 502) ·        M18-49: +29% (461 vs....

Nov 6, 2012 8:29 am

Fabricio Werdum and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira name their ‘TUF: Brazil 2’ coaching staffs | UFC News

Fabricio Werdum (16-5-1 MMA, 4-2 UFC) and Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (34-7-1 MMA, 5-3 UFC) have named their coaching staffs for “The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil 2.” Team Werdum features notables Wanderlei Silva (MMA), Rafael Cordeiro (muay Thai), Rubens Cobrinha (jiu-jitsu), Kenny Johnson (wrestling) and Felipe Werdum (capoeira), according to a report from Globo. Team Nogueira, meanwhile, features Antonio...

Nov 5, 2012 5:16 pm

UFC Announces Eight 2013 Events Including Full Schedule For UFC On FOX | UFC NEWS

The Ultimate Fighting Championship and FOX Sports gear up for an exciting new year of UFC coverage by unveiling the 2013 UFC on FOX broadcast schedule featuring four live events on FOX. Next year, UFC® on FOXkicks off on Saturday, Jan. 26 at the United Center in Chicago, with additional events planned on April 20,...

Nov 5, 2012 7:18 am

Bisping “Frustrated” With Sonnen Title Shots | UFC NEWS

“I can understand it from a business perspective because Chael sells,” Bisping said. “But it’s frustrating because I’ve been waiting my whole career for a title shot, and the guy’s had three out of his last five fights be title fights. “But I do understand and it’ll be a great season of The Ultimate Fighter.”...

Nov 2, 2012 3:04 pm

Chael Sonnen Selects Dan Henderson as Assistant Coach on TUF

By Evan Stoumbelis Chael Sonnen announced today that longtime training partner Dan Henderson will be his assistant coach on season 17 of The Ultimate Fighter. Sonnen will be coaching against light-heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones; The two are set to square off next April. Sonnen said: “We’re on great terms, and we’ve always been on...

Nov 1, 2012 5:30 am

Dan Henderson: Sonnen vs. Jones Booking Makes MMA Lose Integrity | UFC NEWS

“I absolutely think it was a bad decision for the sport. It just makes the sport lose a little bit of integrity. I understand that [Dana White] does what he does for the UFC and always has, first and foremost. He tries to accommodate the fighters as he can, but it’s more about saving the...

Nov 1, 2012 4:50 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 7 Gets Decreased Audience | UFC NEWS

Same story different week… The UFC’s 16th season of their popular reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter”, has seen better days. With Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin in the coaching slots, this year’s FX program has posted two all-time-low ratings with episode 5 being the lowest watched episode in franchise history. Last Friday’s episode 7 showed...

Nov 1, 2012 4:40 am

Werdum – Big Nog Confirmed As TUF Brazil 2 Coaches | UFC NEWS

Earlier this week we reported the likely booking of the next TUF Brazil coaches, and today we can confirm that our report holds true. Two Brazilian heavyweights will coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” UFC officials have confirmed that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the...

Oct 30, 2012 10:26 am

Report: Werdum – Big Nog Slated To Coach TUF Brazil Season 2 | UFC NEWS

Two Brazilian heavyweights will likely coach the next season of “The Ultimate Fighter Brazil.” According to reports coming out of Brazil, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira and Fabricio Werdum have both agreed to serve as the next coaches. The second season of “TUF Brazil” is expected to feature 170 pound fighters and more than 300 men attended...

Oct 24, 2012 9:33 am

Rafaello Oliveira Forced Out Of UFC on FOX 5 With Injury | UFC NEWS

The injury bug has struck again, this time in the form of a broken handed Rafaello Oliveira. Oliveira was scheduled to face “The Ultimate Fighter 15” winner, Michael Chiesa, on December 8th UFC on FOX 5 card set for the KeyArena in Seattle. Oliveira announced news of his injury via twitter, but UFC officials remain...