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Oct 15, 2014 5:28 am

FOX Sports Issues Statement Regarding Goldberg

  “Obviously, Mike let his emotions get the best of him during his Twitter responses on Sunday. He was quick to apologize for this unfortunate and regrettable situation and understands he made a mistake. He offered to not broadcast this Sunday’s game to avoid any further distraction and we agreed.” In a recent statement to...

Oct 14, 2014 7:30 pm

‘Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ Official With 12 Bouts

November’s ‘UFC Fight Night 57: Edgar vs. Swanson’ event is set with 12 official bouts, including a 10 bout Fox Sports 1 broadcast. ‘UFC Fight Night 57’ takes place on November  22, from the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, Texas. In the night’s main event, Frankie Edgar and Cub Swanson fight for the right to...

Oct 14, 2014 4:58 pm

Goldberg Booted From FOX NFL Broadcast Following Poor Showing

Longtime UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg botched his NFL-calling-debut last weekend, and likely discouraged the league from his future participation in the broadcast booth. Critics say Goldberg, whose debut for the NFL took place last weekend, took part in several instances of misidentification of players/coaches and the mispronunciation of their names. Things got even worse for...

Oct 12, 2014 8:04 am

Goldberg In As NFL Play-By-Play Guy Today On FOX

UFC commentator, Mike Goldberg will be stepping in the booth to call a football game today between the Minnesota Vikings and the Detroit Lions. Goldberg will be joined in the booth by retired NFL veteran linebacker, Brendon Ayanbadejo, who will be the analyst for the game. The game will be broadcast on FOX throughout the...

Oct 10, 2014 9:23 am

Daron Cruickshank vs. K.J. Noons set for TUF 20 Finale in Las Vegas

A lightweight bout between Daron Cruickshank and K.J. Noons is the latest addition to December’s TUF 20 Finale event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the bout earlier today. Daron Cruickshank (16-5 MMA, 6-3 UFC) got back in to the win column this past weekend at UFC Fight Night 54 in Halifax, where he scored...

Oct 10, 2014 6:31 am

Sergio Pettis vs. Matt Hobar added to UFC 181 in Las Vegas

A bantamweight bout featuring Sergio Pettis taking on Matt Hobar is the latest addition to December’s UFC 181 event in Las Vegas. UFC officials announced the new bout following an initial report from The Las Vegas Review-Journal. Sergio Pettis (11-1 MMA, 2-1 UFC) was most recently seen in action at June’s UFC Fight Night 42...

Oct 8, 2014 4:09 pm

Sportsnet Cancels UFC Central With Showdown Joe

R.I.P. UFC Central – April 20, 2009 – October 01, 2014 After being on the air for over 5 1/2 years, my pride and joy, “UFC Central”, is no more. The final airing on October 01st, was a heart breaking one to record, but I am proud of the work that the Team was able...

Oct 8, 2014 11:32 am

Jim Ross: ‘Scary-looking’ Brock Lesnar could make octagon return in 2015

Former UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (5-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) will have an opportunity to return to the sport of MMA (if he so chooses), this after his current WWE contract expires in the Spring of 2015. The current WWE champion is now 37-years-old and has not fought since December of 2011, where he lost...

Oct 7, 2014 4:17 pm

Forbes Values UFC At $1.65 Billion

Popular money publication, Forbes Magazine, has just introduced the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) into their Fab 40 club (sporting edition) with an estimated company worth of around $1.65 Billion. From their report: UFC is a new member of the Fab 40. The estimated value of the mixed martial arts promotion company is $1.65 billion (15...

Oct 7, 2014 3:50 pm

Comprehensive List Of UFC Fighter Drug Test Failures

With the number of fighters failing drug tests on the rise, BJPENN.COM’s Jon Kirschner put together a comprehensive list of the UFC’s violators over the years. Let us know who we missed: Josh Barnett 4/22/2002 UFC 36 Boldenone, Nandrolone, and Fluoxymesterone Tim Sylvia 10/7/2003 UFC 44 Stanozolol Kimo 8/16/2004 UFC 48 Stanozolol Nate Marquardt 8/15/2005...

Oct 7, 2014 3:15 pm

Booking Roundup! Several Bouts Added To Upcoming UFC Events

In the latest round of fight bookings, made by the UFC’s matchmaking department, several bouts taking place in various corners of the world, have been added to upcoming fight cards. Last week we learned that Jeremy Stephens will be facing Charles Oliveira in the TUF 20 Finale co-main event. The two featherweights hope to ascend...

Oct 7, 2014 5:04 am

TUF 20 Going On 2 Week Hiatus

TUF 20, which runs every Wednesday on Fox Sports 1 will be taking a two week hiatus according to season competitor Felice Herrig, who is scheduled to fight on upcoming episode against Heather Jo Clark. Hate to be the bearer of bad news but @UltimateFighter goes dark for 2 weeks. Will pick back up October...

Oct 3, 2014 9:52 am

Lauzon replaces Parke, meets Sanchez at UFC 180

Joe Lauzon has replaced the injured Norman Parke, and will now meet Diego Sanchez at November’s UFC 180 event in Mexico City. UFC officials confirmed the news earlier today. Joe Lauzon (24-9 MMA, 11-6 UFC) was most recently seen in action at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event in Connecticut, where he scored a...

Oct 2, 2014 6:42 am

Charles Oliveira vs. Jeremy Stephens set for TUF 20 Finale co-main event

A key featherweight bout will serve as the co-main event for the “TUF 20 Finale” in Las Vegas, as UFC officials recently announced that Charles Oliveira and Jeremy Stephens have been booked as the evenings co-feature. Charles Oliveira was supposed to fight Nik Lentz at last month’s UFC Fight Night 50 event. However, “Do Bronx”...

Oct 2, 2014 6:24 am

Leandro Silva vs. Charlie Brenneman added to UFC Fight Night 58

A lightweight bout between Leandro Silva (16-2 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Charlie Brenneman (19-7 MMA, 4-6 UFC) is the latest addition to December’s UFC Fight Night 58 event in Brazil. UFC officials announced the bout on Wednesday afternoon. Charlie Brenneman will likely be fighting for his job when he takes on Silva this winter. “The...

Oct 2, 2014 3:59 am

UFC Boss Confirms Random Testing For All 500 UFC Fighters

“Well, actually it’s becoming less of a problem, because we have really stepped up our game as far as testing. So for these athletes there’s nowhere to hide. The first step was working with the various athletic commissions to make sure we had testing for the night of the fight, for every fighter on the...

Oct 1, 2014 11:26 am

Evans Asks UFC Boss To Give Him Gustafsson Fight

“I’ve been very impressed with how his development has gone,” Evans said on FOX Sports 1’s post-UFC 178 show. “I would definitely like to fight him when I return. Definitely. When I left, I was at the top and Alexander Gustafsson has been getting better with every single fight. Dana (White), set it up.” With...

Sep 29, 2014 7:14 pm

TUF 20 Finale Set For December 12 In Vegas

UFC officials announced today that the TUF 20 Finale will take place on December 12 live from The Palms in Las Vegas, Nevada. The event, which will crown the UFC’s first ever women’s strawweight champion, is set to air on FOX Sports 1. The live finale is expected to feature most if not all of the competitors from Season...

Sep 29, 2014 5:01 am

Gaudinot Out Of Fight Night 54, UFC Seeks Replacement

Louis Gaudinot is out of Saturday’s UFC Fight Night 54, leaving the UFC to seek a last minute replacement for the event. MMAJunkie broke the news, which came from an inside source who spoke anonymously. According to MMAJunkie, The UFC is currently seeking a North American replacement for the bout, which was scheduled to kick...

Sep 27, 2014 6:33 pm

UFC 178 Results: Masvidal Dominant In Victory Against Krause

Jorge Masvidal completely outclassed James Krause in tonight’s fight at UFC 178 on Fox Sports 1. Krause was outgrappled and outstruck for fifteen minutes and did not stand much of a chance against the supreme strategy of veteran Jorge Masvidal. Masvidal took to the center of the octagon and kept a safe distance away from...