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Feb 18, 2012 2:13 pm

Dennis Bermudez Returns To Action Against Pablo Garza At UFC on FOX 3

A featherweight bout between TUF 14 runner up Dennis Bermudez and UFC veteran Pablo Garza has been added to the UFC on FOX 3 roster. UFC officials announced the news yesterday. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5. In the...

Feb 16, 2012 4:12 pm

Akira Corassani Injured Our Of Bout With Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

An injury has forced Akira Corassani out of his scheduled appearance on the FUEL TV 2 card against Jason Young and as a result he will now miss the opportunity to fight in front of his hometown crowd. BJPENN.COM confirmed the news this afternoon. It is unknown if the UFC will seek a new opponent...

Feb 12, 2012 7:11 pm

McKenzie vs. Riley & Tavares vs. Yang Latest Additions To UFC on FUEL TV 3

Two new bouts have been booked for the UFC’s third stint on FOX sister station FUEL TV. We announced earlier today that Amir Sadollah and Jorge Lopez are set to square off on the card and now Cody McKenzie vs. Aaron Riley and Brad Tavares vs. Dongi Yang will join them during the May event....

Feb 12, 2012 10:52 am

Amir Sadollah Set For Return Against Jorge Lopez At UFC on FUEL TV 3

A welterweight bout has been added the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 card in the form of Amir Sadollah vs. Jorge Lopez. UFC officials announced the bout via twitter late last night. With a featherweight headliner in place between the fast rising Dustin Poirier and the equally talented “Korean Zombie”, UFC on FUEL TV...


Feb 10, 2012 11:25 am

Cruz vs. Faber III In The Works For UFC 148

The bantamweight division’s most heated rivalry will be at the forefront of the MMA world once again when Dominick Cruz attempts to defend his title against Urijah Faber in July. UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta broke the news yesterday via a twitter Q&A session. The title fight will feature the world’s top two bantamweight fighters in...

Feb 3, 2012 1:16 pm

Flyweight’s Head To FOX Event | Louis Gaudinot vs. John Lineker Booked

Flyweights are set to grace the UFC’s third trip to FOX now that Louis Gaudinot vs. John Lineker are booked for the UFC on FOX 3 card. UFC officials announced the matchup today. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford on May 5....

Jan 31, 2012 7:52 am

UFC NEWS | Ferguson vs. Hallman Slated For UFC’s Return To Fox In May

UFC officials have announced the addition of a lightweight bout between TUF winner Ton Ferguson and MMA veteran Dennis Hallman to their May return to FOX TV. UFC on FOX 3 is set to take place in New Jersey from the IZOD Center in East Rutherford. Ferguson comes into the fight riding a six-fight win...

Jan 26, 2012 3:45 am

UFC NEWS | Lawlor vs. MacDonald Expected For Unnamed UFC Event In May

A middleweight contest is in the works between Tom Lawlor and Jason MacDonald for a yet to be announced May event in Virginia. While little is known at this time, the UFC’s return trip to Virginia is expected to go down on May 15th from the Patriot Center in Fairfax, Va. The Lawlor vs. MacDonald...

Jan 25, 2012 12:01 am

UFC NEWS | UFC on FOX 3 | Dodson vs. Uyenoyama Booked For Flyweight Bout

The most recently crowned TUF champion, John Dodson has booked his first fight since winning the show’s title and it’s in the UFC’s newly minted flyweight division. For his first post-TUF fight he will face Darren Uyenoyama who is also set to make the drop from bantamweight for the UFC’s new flyweight division. UFC officials...

Jan 20, 2012 8:07 am

UFC NEWS – Chael Sonnen Is A Failure, Says Bisping

“To be honest Chael Sonnen is a failed partisan and a failed politician. He also failed as being a champion because he had many times in the past to achieve that and didn’t succeed. Honestly, I would have expected something a bit better from him than just calling me Pip. He could have done a...

Jan 19, 2012 12:28 pm

UFC NEW – Blanco vs. Brimage Expected For UFC Atlanta In April

A featherweight bout between Maximo Blanco and Marcus Brimage has reportedly been booked for UFC 145 in Atlanta. UFC 145 was originally scheduled to go down in Montreal in March, however after UFC officials cancelled the event, UFC Atlanta (which was originally scheduled to be UFC 146) is now coined UFC 145. UFC 145 is...

Jan 17, 2012 7:32 pm

UFC NEWS – Kenny Florian Announces He Is Not Retiring From MMA

During tonight’s “UFC Tonight” broadcast on FUEL TV, show host and UFC fighter Kenny Florian officially announced that he is not retiring from Mixed Martial Arts. Recent reports have circulated that Florian may be forced into retirement due to a nagging back injury, however when asked on this evenings show he stated the following: “You...

Jan 17, 2012 2:21 pm

UFC NEWS – Munoz Injured, Bisping In Against Sonnen For Number-One Contender

An undisclosed injury has forced Mark Munoz out of his co-main event title-eliminator bout against Chael Sonnen scheduled for the UFC’s second appearance on FOX TV. In his place comes Michael Bisping. The winner of the newly minted Bisping vs. Sonnen main event will fight Anderson Silva for his middleweight title. In the main event,...

Jan 17, 2012 11:11 am

UFC NEWS – UFC Announces Pre-Contract Screening Policy For P.E.D.'s

Continuing a commitment to the health and safety of its athletes, the Ultimate Fighting Championship announced today that all potential UFC and STRIKEFORCE signees will be subject to a mandatory pre-contract screening for performance-enhancing drugs. Beginning Jan. 1, 2012, all incoming athletes will be tested prior to finalizing a contract with the world’s premier mixed...

Jan 11, 2012 3:18 pm

UFC NEWS – Akira Corassani Faces Jason Young At UFC On FUEL TV 2

In typical UFC fashion, the promotion is booking a host of regional talent for their debut event in Sweden. As a result, Swedish fighter and Ultimate Fighter competitor, Akira Corassani is set to face Jason Young during the UFC on FUEL TV 2 fight card this April UFC on FUEL TV 2 is now officially...

Jan 9, 2012 9:43 am

UFC NEWS – Maldonado Forced Off UFC 142 Card With Injury,

This Saturday’s UFC 142 fight card has lost a light-heavyweight contest and as a result the event will feature only 10 fights. Fabio Maldonado has suffered an injury in training and has been forced to withdraw from his scheduled appointment with Caio Magalhaes at UFC 142. The UFC will not seek a replacement for the...

Jan 5, 2012 6:44 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC on FUEL TV 1 Gets Dillashaw vs. Watson and Brookins vs. Rocha

Two fights have been added to the UFC’s inaugural show on FUEL TV. Bantamweights T.J. Dillashaw and Walel Watson as well as featherweights Jonathan Brookins and Vagner Rocha have agreed to face off on the evenings fight card. UFC officials took to twitter today with the two announcements. UFC on FUEL TV is set to...

Jan 5, 2012 6:17 pm

UFC NEWS – Escudero Returns Against Danzig At UFC 145

A lightweight bout has just been added to the UFC 145 card in Montreal in the form of Efrain Escudero vs. Mac Danzig. UFC officials confirmed the matchup just moments ago. UFC 145 is still yet to be officially announced by UFC officials but it is expected to take place on March 25 from the...

Jan 5, 2012 2:04 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC Officially Announces UFC on FUEL TV 1 Fight Card

The Octagon returns to Omaha, Neb. on Wednesday, Feb. 15, as the Ultimate Fighting Championship® presents an intense welterweight bout between top contenders Diego Sanchez and Omaha native Jake Ellenberger. Sanchez, the season one winner of The Ultimate Fighter, and Ellenberger, a winner of five straight, will collide at the Omaha Civic Auditorium. It will...

Jan 4, 2012 12:12 pm

UFC NEWS – Quotes From Today’s UFC 142 Pre-Fight Press Conference Call

Today the UFC held their UFC 142: Aldo vs. Mendes” pre-fight conference call. Jose Aldo, Chad Mendes, Vitor Belfort and Anthony Johnson where all on the line today fielding questions from members of the media who got the invite to participate. UFC 142 is set to go down on Jan. 14 from Rio de Janeiro’s...

Dec 29, 2011 2:54 pm

UFC NEWS – EXCLUSIVE: Efrain Escudero Is Happy To Be Back In The UFC, Sends A Clear Message To Volkmann. “Let’s do this, meet me in the center lets fight”

It’s been a long road for “The Ultimate Fighter” winner, Efrain Escudero. The past 14 months he has had to fight from promotion to promotion trying to earn his way back to the UFC following a controversial dismissal from the promotion that was punishment for both a loss and missing weight. However, the past is...

Dec 28, 2011 12:48 pm

UFC NEWS – Ed Herman Returns Against Clifford Starks At UFC 143

The UFC’s annual Super Bowl weekend card just got a little deeper with the addition of a middleweight contest between Ed Herman and Clifford Starks. UFC officials announced the bout just moments ago. UFC 143 is set to take place at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas on Super Bowl weekend. Georges St....

Dec 28, 2011 4:15 am

UFC NEWS – Court McGee Draws Constantinos Philippou In UFC on FX 2 Bout

A middleweight bout has been added to the UFC’s second trip to the FX network in the form of Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou. UFC officials announced the bout late yesterday evening. UFC on FX 2 is set to feature a main event welterweight bout between Martin Kampmann and Thiago Alves. The Allphones Arena in...

Dec 26, 2011 12:50 pm

UFC NEWS – UFC 143's Fabricio Werdum Looking To Finish Roy Nelson

“There’s no easy fight anymore. Everybody knows a little bit of everything: Jiu-Jitsu, Wrestling, Boxing, and Muay Thai. It’s a different time we’re living in. Nelson knocked Cro Cop out, he has a very strong right hand, sharp Boxing, but I’ll impose my rhythm and play by my game plan until I tire him out....