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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 27, 2012 11:34 am

EXCLUSIVE | Alchemist Prospect Kurt Holobaugh: “I’m a fight or two away from the UFC”

The last time BJPenn.com spoke with undefeated featherweight prospect Kurt Holobaugh, he was preparing to square off with Ronnie Rogers to continue his unbeaten momentum. Holobaugh won that fight with a second round submission victory and upped his professional record to 8-0. That was merely two months ago and now the tough Alchemist managed fighter...

Oct 24, 2012 10:31 am

Exclusive | Anthony Johnson Talks WSOF, Tyrone Spong & Jones-Sonnen | MMA NEWS

  Light Heavyweight prospect Anthony “Rumble” Johnson is preparing to compete at 205lbs. for the third time on November 3rd. I say prospect because although Johnson has 17 career fights, the majority of them were contested in the welterweight division where Johnson was cutting a dramatic amount of weight. Despite the fact that he was...

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...

Oct 24, 2012 9:01 am

Listen to Last Sunday’s Episode of BJPenn.Com Radio

  If you are one of the few who missed this past Sunday’s episode of BJPenn.Com Radio here is your chance to right that unfortunate wrong. Hosts Mitch Ciccarelli and Bryan Levick started the show off by talking to BJ Penn training partner Shane Nelson who will make his featherweight and organizational debut for Maximum...

Oct 23, 2012 6:58 pm

Pat Barry vs. Shane Del Rosario set for TUF 16 Finale | UFC News

A heavyweight match-up between Pat Barry (7-5 MMA, 4-5 UFC) and Shane Del Rosario (11-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been scheduled for the TUF 16 Finale on December the 15th. Both fighters are looking to rebound from devastating stoppage defeats. Pat Barry in particular finds himself in desperate need of a win. This after losing...

Oct 23, 2012 9:33 am

Ratings Report: TUF 16 Episode 6 See’s Rebound In Ratings | UFC NEWS

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 6 showed a slight resurgence in...

Oct 22, 2012 11:49 am

“UFC 155: Dos Santos vs. Velasquez II” Tickets On Sale This Week | UFC NEWS

On Saturday, Dec. 29 at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas, the Ultimate Fighting Championship closes 2012 with a bang, as UFC heavyweight champion Junior dos Santos meets former champion Cain Velasquez in a long-awaited rematch between two of the sport’s hardest-hitting competitors. Dos Santos (15-1, fighting out of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil) ended...

Oct 22, 2012 10:20 am

POLL | Does Chael Sonnen Deserve Jones Fight Over Other 205 Contenders? | UFC NEWS

We recently learned that multiple time middleweight title challenger, Chael Sonnen, has been given a slot opposite UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and the two will coach the Ultimate Fighter Season 17 as well as fight next April. But does Sonnen really deserve the booking or should the shot have gone to a Dan Henderson...

Oct 21, 2012 2:08 pm

UFC targeting 5 events in Canada for 2013 | UFC News

UFC president Dana White once stated that Canada was the new mecca of MMA, due to the sports popularity north of the border. In fact, most of the North American records for an event were set at UFC 129: “St. Pierre vs. Shields”, when the UFC invaded the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. So...

Oct 20, 2012 6:02 pm

Daniel Cormier says a fight with Jon Jones is bound to happen | MMA News

Daniel Cormier says he and Jon Jones have interacted regarding a possible future UFC bout. A contest between Daniel Cormier and UFC light heavyweight champion Jon “Bones” Jones has already been bounced around by plenty of fans and media and looks to be a tremendous scrap on paper. Although Cormier is stuck in Strikeforce, he has but “one last...

Oct 20, 2012 4:35 pm

Mike Easton vs. T.J. Dillashaw in the works for UFC on FOX 5 in Seattle | UFC News

A bantamweight bout between T.J. Dillashaw (6-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) and Mike Easton (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) has been verbally agreed to for December’s “UFC on FOX 5: Henderson vs. Diaz” event in Seattle. Dillashaw will be looking to earn his third straight UFC win on December 8th. The Team Alpha Male product has most...

Oct 20, 2012 4:13 pm

Hacran Dias vs. Chad Mendes set for UFC on FX 6 | UFC News

A featherweight match-up between Hacran Dias (21-1-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Chad Mendes (12-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) has been added to the UFC on FX 6 card set for this December. Chad “Money” Mendes most recently saw action at UFC 148, where he delivered a vicious body shot to Cody McKenzie that resulted in a...

Oct 20, 2012 10:15 am

Shane Carwin Declines VADA Enrollment | UFC NEWS

“The Ultimate Fighter” coaches have taped their season and put their focus in the training room as they prepare for their upcoming heavyweight clash. Roy Nelson, has enlisted in the VADA testing program and, it appears up until this point, has been lobbying for his opponent to do the same. According to a twitter posting...

Oct 19, 2012 11:34 am

MFC 35: Explosive Encounter Predicitions | MMA NEWS

  We are just eight days away from MFC 35 and the card promises to deliver in the same fashion that all of the other previous MFC events have. You can count on a lot of fast paced, hard hitting action provided by fighters looking to make a statement inside the MFC ring. MFC President...

Oct 19, 2012 10:57 am

Matt Riddle Popped For Weed / Francisco Rivera Popped For Stimulants, Both Suspended | UFC News

By Evan Stoumbelis Following UFC 149, welterweight Matthew Riddle failed his post-fight drug test while testing positive for Marijuana. Riddle won his bout by defeating Canadian Chris Clements via arm-triangle. The third round submission was enough to earn Riddle submission of the night honors. Riddle was suspended for 90-days following the July 21st event. His...

Oct 19, 2012 10:51 am

Phil Davis Fills In For Chael Sonnen Against Forrest Griffin At UFC 155 | UFC NEWS

When Chael Sonnen got the call to host “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 opposite Jon Jones he was forced to bow out of his scheduled UFC 155 bout with former UFC light-heavyweight champion Forrest Griffin. The UFC has scrambled and now just announced that Phil “Mr. Wonderful” Davis has agreed to step in as his...

Oct 19, 2012 10:41 am

NSAC Hits Carwin & Nelson With Out Of Competition Drug Test | UFC NEWS

The Nevada State Athletic Commission has requested out-of-competition drug screenings from “The Ultimate Fighter” season 16 coaches, Shane Carwin and Roy Nelson. The last occurrence of such testing was when Alistair Overeem was scheduled to fight Junior dos Santos on an all heavyweight UFC pay-per-view. In the aftermath it was found that the UFC’s number...

Oct 19, 2012 9:37 am

VIDEO | TUF “The Smashes” Aus vs. UK” FULL Episode 1 | UFC NEWS

16 fighters from Australia and UK enter the Ultimate Fighter house for 6 weeks of intense training. 8 Lightweight and 8 Welterweight fighters will face each other both for themselves and their country under coaches George Sotiropoulos (Aus) and Ross Pearson (UK).

Oct 18, 2012 11:41 am

Dana White: Sonnen Gets Title Shot Because He Stepped Up | UFC NEWS

“We got the word, after Jon went out and got his elbow checked, that he was out and couldn’t fight until April. So it made sense for him to do The Ultimate Fighter. Machida can fight, Dan Henderson can fight; Gustafsson and Shogun are gonna fight in December, so everything will keep right on moving...

Oct 18, 2012 10:37 am

VIDEO | Chael Sonnen: “The Man Has Arrived” At 205 | UFC NEWS

‘The American Gangster’ Chael Sonnen joined Kenny Florian and Todd Harris on UFC Tonight to discuss the huge news about his new job coaching The Ultimate Fighter against Jon Jones. Sonnen lit into Jones and is staking his claim as the heir to the UFC light heavyweight throne.

Oct 17, 2012 4:29 pm

FULL Event Quotes & Recap: UFC Media Call with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen & Dana White

The UFC conducted a conference call today featuring UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones, former two-time middleweight contender Chael Sonnen and UFC President Dana White. The purpose of the call was to promote Sonnen and Jones coaching opposite one another on The Ultimate Fighter season 17 which will begin in January. The two will meet...

Oct 17, 2012 4:08 pm

Chael Sonnen-Jon Jones Conference Call Replay (Full Audio) | UFC NEWS

Earlier today the UFC and FX held a special tele-conference with Jon Jones, Chael Sonnen and Dana White to discuss the next season of the UFC’s reality series, “The Ultimate Fighter.” If you missed our live broadcast of the event, have no fear, you can find the archived audio in the player above.

Oct 17, 2012 2:01 pm

Rumor: Stephan Bonnar to face Forrest Griffin in trilogy bout at UFC 155 | UFC News

On Tuesday afternoon, news broke that former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen will be a coach for the upcoming seventeenth season of ‘The Ultimate Fighter’. His opposing coach will be current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones, who Chael will face on April 27th at a location yet to be determined. As a result of Tuesday’s big news, Forrest...

Oct 17, 2012 1:59 pm

Dana White: “I have all the answers. The Internet does not. We built this company and we know what we’re doing.” | UFC News

A large portion of mixed martial arts fans and media have speculated that the recently announced bout between current UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight #1 contender Chael Sonnen, was put together in order to help boost the recently poor ratings of the Ultimate Fighter (TUF) franchise. But according to UFC president...

Oct 17, 2012 10:02 am

Betting Odds: Jones Opens Up As Favorite Over Sonnen | UFC NEWS

Yesterday the UFC announced “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17 coaching assignments as Jon Jones versus Chael Sonnen. Instantly the MMA world took note and fans and the media started buzzing about the upcoming match up. It’s taken just one day for oddsmakers to weigh in on the fight and put out betting odds for the...

Oct 17, 2012 9:33 am

Hendo Reacts To Jones vs. Sonnen: Blasts Dana White, Contemplates Giving Up Fighting For Sh*t Talking Class | UFC NEWS

Following yesterday’s surprise announcement, that current UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones and former middleweight contender Chael Sonnen would serve as the next coaches of “The Ultimate Fighter” season 17, former #1 contender Dan Henderson took to twitter to voice his displeasure to UFC president Dana White.   Henderson had been scheduled to face Jones for the...