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Sep 11, 2012 8:26 am

UK Promotion Planning First Ever Wheelchair MMA Fights | MMA NEWS

In a interesting story coming out of the UK it would appear as if The Wheeled Warriors Group has come to terms with Cage Fighting Championships (CFC) to put on the first ever wheelchair MMA fights, and this doesn’t seem to be a one-off event, but rather a long-term division for handicapped fighters. FightersOnly Magazine...

Sep 10, 2012 8:40 pm

EXCLUSIVE| Frank Shamrock: "Women's MMA Will Save Sport From Dana White"

As I’ve stated on here multiple times, a great warrior is not defined by gender, age or physical strength. A competitor that is able to dig down deep, overcome the toughest obstacles and rise above it all is truly what being a superb fighter is all about. For years, female MMA athletes have been overshadowed...

Sep 10, 2012 10:00 am

Just Scrap Maui II Results: Grove Successful In Promotional Debut | MMA NEWS

“Just Scrap Maui II” made a successful return this past Saturday with Ultimate Fighting Championship veteran Kendall Grove in the headlining slot. “Just Scrap Maui II” took place at the Lahaina Civic Center in Maui on September 8. Ultimate Fighter winner and UFC veteran, Kendall Grove, made his debut with the promotion a successful one...

Sep 6, 2012 11:51 am

Potential Candidates for the UFC Hall of Fame

As the four year anniversary of Evan Tanner’s death approaches it got me to thinking why he’s not in the UFC Hall of Fame? I’m not about to get into an argument that there are others enshrined who are less worthy, my point is simply to state the case for Tanner as well as a...

Sep 4, 2012 3:11 pm

Luke Rockhold vs Lorenz Larkin Slated for Nov 3 | Strikeforce News

  Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold has his next challenger scheduled, and it isn’t Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza like most expected.   Rockhold and Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker had publicly discussed the rematch.  Gilberto Faria, Jacare’s manager was unsure why the rematch was ultimately dismissed, informing MMAFighting.com that “Jacare” was 100% healthy and only needed 8-to-10 weeks...

Aug 30, 2012 12:12 pm

Jon Jones, Anderson Silva vs The World | Editorial

In recent times, UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Jon Jones has been taking a lot of heat for his “fake” personality, run in with the law, and how he conducts his “business”. As we all know by now, Jones has declined to fight Chael Sonnen for the 205-pound title on short notice as a replacement for...

Aug 29, 2012 9:35 am

Rick Roufus Blog Week 3

  A lot of people have been asking me to give my opinion on the other fights scheduled for the U.S. Grand Prix Championship and I have to be honest I am not all that up to date on who these guys are. My sole focus is on getting myself ready and being prepared to...

Aug 24, 2012 7:47 am

Just When You Thought Things Couldn't Get Any Stranger!!!! They Do!!

When I went to bed last night I was under the belief that things couldn’t get any crazier. When I woke up I realized I was clearly wrong. After yesterday’s events centering around Dan Henderson’s injury, Jon Jones refusal to fight Chael Sonnen on eight days notice and the complete cancellation of UFC 151, I...

Aug 23, 2012 6:12 am

JAY ‘THE THOROUGHBRED’ HIERON ON HIS ‘DREAM RETURN’ TO THE UFC | UFC NEWS

Veteran mixed martial arts welterweight Jay Hieron was climbing into bed after a grueling day’s training when his cell phone started blowing up. It was his manager with the news Hieron had been waiting for since 2005: the Ultimate Fighting Championship organization had offered him a fight. A big fight – on the huge UFC...

Aug 13, 2012 9:41 am

TUF 16: Nelson vs. Carwin Set To Debut On FX Sept. 14 | UFC NEWS

The latest installment of the UFC’s hit reality series is set to debut on popular cable network, FX, on Friday September 14. After a less than stellar debut on the network, unlike “TUF 15”, the new season will revert back to the tape-delayed format. In the coaching slots, heavyweight contenders Roy Nelson and Shane Carwin...

Aug 12, 2012 8:15 am

My UFC 150: Henderson vs. Edgar II M.V.P.

UFC 150 is in the books and while the main event wasn’t as exciting as many thought it would be the card was still pretty solid overall. The preliminary card seems to have outshined the main card once again, but that isn’t a knock the five pay-per-view bouts as much as it is a testament...

Aug 10, 2012 12:27 pm

Tickets For "Just Scrap Maui II" On Sale Now | MMA NEWS

Maui’s own, Kendall Grove is set to headline the latest “Just Scrap” fight card when the promotion returns to Maui for the second time this year. Tickets for the event are on sale now at BJPENN.COM and are set at $25.00 for general admission and $35 for cage side seats. Click here to go to...

Aug 8, 2012 6:21 am

EXCLUSIVE | Combat Grappling, Jiu Jitsu's Evolution Feat. Eddie Bravo

Combat Grappling is making a surge. It is a combination of striking and grappling disciplines like Wrestling, Jiu Jitsu, and Judo that are a natural fit for the grappling portion of the sport. It’s not all that different from mixed martial arts really. In some cases the competitors wear protective gear much like a kickboxing...

Aug 6, 2012 8:09 pm

My UFC on Fox: Shogun vs. Vera M.V.P.

This past Saturday night the UFC and Fox collaborated on what was without a doubt there most exciting show since they partnered up almost a year ago. Ever since the UFC debuted on Fox last November with Cain Velasquez defending his UFC Heavyweight Championship against Junior Dos Santos the rating have decreased with each and...

Aug 2, 2012 10:30 am

BIO

Born on December 13, 1978, Jay Dee “B.J.” Penn is a Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu world champion and a two time, two division Mixed Martial Arts champion currently fighting for the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). B.J. is the fourth of five sons born of Jay Dee Penn Sr. and Loraine Shin. The Penn family heritage, although prominent...

Jul 16, 2012 12:12 pm

Lauzon vs. Varner Booked For UFC on FOX 4 | UFC NEWS

    UFC officials announced late last night Joe Lauzon faces the former WEC lightweight champion Jamie Varner who takes another short notice for the upcoming UFC on Fox4 at the Staples Center in Los Angeles, Ca scheduled for Aug 4, 2012. Lauzon was expected to face Terry Etim but is injured.  Varner steps in...

Jul 16, 2012 11:15 am

March Of 2013 Likely For UFC’s Return To Japan | UFC NEWS

Plans for the UFC to return to Japan is in the making.  This past February UFC 144 Edgar vs. Henderson was the first event in Japan in over a decade pulling an estimated attendance of around 20,000 fans at the Satima Super Arena. UFC is considering March 3, 2013 according to mmaweekly.com returning at the...

Jul 15, 2012 3:27 pm

BJ Penn prepared to pay for UFC 152 pre-fight testing

“For much of his career, former UFC champion B.J. Penn (16-8-2 MMA, 12-7-2 UFC) has been an outspoken opponent of performance-enhancing drug use in the sport of mixed martial arts. And so when the non-profit Voluntary Anti-Doping Association volunteered to sponsor pre-fight testing for Penn and his UFC 152 opponent, Rory MacDonald (13-1 MMA, 4-1...

Jul 14, 2012 11:25 am

EXCLUSIVE | Mike Swick talks tonight's Strikeforce main event Rockhold vs. Kennedy

Mike Swick has watched Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Luke Rockhold push himself harder than ever before in his preparation to fight Tim Kennedy. “I’ve never seen Luke Rockhold like he is right now. He is super motivated and in phenomenal shape. He’s in the best shape he has ever been in. He’s done everything he could...

Jul 13, 2012 10:18 am

Who’s Next for UFC on Fuel TV 4 Winners? | UFC NEWS

By Ryan Busuttil The UFC’s Middleweight division just got a lot more interesting! Less than a week after the almost 2 year feud between champion Anderson Silva and his “arch nemesis” Chael Sonnen concluded at UFC 148, many were wondering who the next challenger for Silva’s crown would be. The thought was that the winner...