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May 4, 2012 2:49 pm

The BJPENN.COM Best Of MMA 2012 (So Far) Awards!

By :Jonathan Kirschner Everybody likes awards. Whether it is best of the best or worst of the worst, it is always important to identify what one event stood above the rest. 2011 was a memorable year for many reasons. Dan Henderson and Shogun Rua easily had the best fight of the year with their five...


May 4, 2012 2:44 pm

"UFC on Fox 3: Diaz vs Miller" Preview and Predictions

By George Deutsch: UFC on Fox 3 is upon us, and though it may lack star power — other than Josh Koscheck — the card promises to be competitive with title implications involved. Here are my thoughts on what you can expect when the UFC rolls into the IZOD Center in East Rutherford, New Jersey,...

May 1, 2012 7:58 am

Anderson Silva's manager | 80 Percent Of The Fans Will Be Rooting For Silva

By Lewis Mckeever: TATAME.com recently had the privilege of chatting to Anderson Silva’s manager, Jorge Guimaraes. Jorge was quizzed on a number interesting of topics, including the rescheduling of the Sonnen mega-fight, how the American fan base perceive Sonnen’s behaviour and a possible “Ultimate Fighter” showdown to conclude the Machida/Shogun trilogy. How was this negotiation...

Apr 30, 2012 1:19 pm

Dynamic Duo | Forrest Griffin and Stephan Bonnar reminisce (Video) | UFC NEWS

By Lorenzo Luciano: On the UFC Ultimate Insider two of the most entertaining fighters in the UFC reminisce about some of their favorite moments in the UFC. The two have had incredible careers including an incredible match at the TUF 1 Finale. It was and is considered one the greatest fights in UFC history. Forest...

Apr 29, 2012 7:00 pm

BJ Penn completes the line up for the MMA Show Live in Birmingham, UK

By Chase Raymond: Two time UFC champion and MMA legend BJ Penn will complete the line-up for Europe’s biggest ever MMA fan expo, The MMA Show Live, being held May 12-13 at the NEC in Birmingham. Bj is joining a long list of MMA stars like Dan Henderson, Carlos Condit, Rashad Evans, Michael Bisping, and...

Apr 27, 2012 6:49 pm

Hector Lombard Happy To Be UFC Middleweight | Calls Out Anderson Silva

The Ultimate Fighting Championship organization is proud to confirm the signing of elite middleweight contender Hector Lombard, who will make an immediate impact in the UFC 185lbs weight class when he makes his Octagon™ debut this summer. Born in Cuba, Lombard has amassed one of the most impressive records in professional mixed martial arts, compiling...

Apr 26, 2012 4:20 pm

Dana White | Tito Ortiz and BJ Penn Belong in the UFC Hall of Fame | UFC NEWS

The next induction to the UFC hall of fame we will “likey” see two of the most prolific UFC champions.  SB Nation reports a lunch gathering at The Palm restaurant, White said two fighters coming close to the end of the line, former UFC Light Heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz and Multi-Weight Class champ BJ Penn belong in the Hall...

Apr 24, 2012 8:25 am

Silva vs. Sonnen II Moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas

By Jason Kindschy: The UFC has officially announced that the rematch for the UFC middleweight title will not take place in Rio at UFC 147; instead the bout has been moved to UFC 148 in Las Vegas. In recent days there has been a lot of discussion around the venue for highly anticipated rematch between...

Apr 23, 2012 1:02 pm

Brock Lesnar and the UFC Hall of Fame – Why it has to happen.

By Jason Moles: A lot has been said recently of Brock Lesnar’s (5-3) impact on mixed martial arts. Some argue that his foray into combat sports was nothing more than a flash in the pan and that his “all sizzle – no steak” legacy is inconsequential, relegating Lesnar to little more than a footnote in...

Apr 20, 2012 9:06 am

Stop Fitching and Fitchery in MMA Now!

By Lewis Mckeever: This is not an article set out to condemn UFC welterweight grinder Jon Fitch, but rather, a tool to vent my growing frustration and concerns with Fitch’s widespread smothering fighting style, otherwise known as “Fitching”. Jon Fitch is renowned for his grapple heavy, “take no risks” approach to mixed martial arts. Jon...

Apr 18, 2012 8:34 pm

Evans Is The Real Deal | Jones Could Have Trouble At UFC 145!

By Chase Raymond: It should be one of the most exciting fights of the year this weekend when Jon “Bones” Jones defends his light heavyweight championship against “Sugar” Rashad Evans this weekend at the Phillips Arena in Atlanta, Georgia. You might believe that Rashad Evans doesn’t stand a chance against the newest ruler of the...

Apr 18, 2012 8:27 pm

VIDEO | Welcome To The "Blackzilian" Camp, An Inside Look

By Lorenzo Luciano: This week the “UFC Ultimate Insider” on “UFC on Fuel TV” took an insider look at the progression of the “Blackzilians”, located in Boca Raton, Florida. The name stems from the group originally being made up of ‘Black’ and ‘Brazilian’ men. The show demonstrates how they are a dedicated group, working together...

Apr 16, 2012 11:06 am

UFC Contemplating Regional Titles With Global Expansion

By Jamie McAllister: “We talked about that too, we talked about rankings. Like, in boxing, guys [are] ranked in other countries. So you [would] end up with the UFC champions and then guys that are ranked in different countries. It makes sense; in the big picture long term it absolutely makes sense.” “Kicking off all...

Apr 13, 2012 1:41 pm

Greg Jackson | "This Is A Hard Fight For Jon Jones"

By Lynn Mitchell: Greg Jackson makes a tough decision in cornering Jon Jones against Rashad Evans. “Rashad upset me when he kept throwing Greg under the bus and enough is enough.” states Mike Winkeljohn in an interview with MMA Fighting.  The statement was enough to convince Greg Jackson to corner Light Heavyweight Champ Jon Jones. Two of...

Apr 13, 2012 8:04 am

James Te Huna tweets Brandon Vera as next opponent for UFC on FUEL TV 4

According to Te Huna’s recent tweets, the New Zealand native is set to do battle with long time UFC veteran Brandon Vera. I’m fighting Brandon Vera, UFC on fuel 4 — Jamie Te Huna (@JamesTeHuna) April 12, 2012 As of now, this is the only announced match up for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV...

Apr 12, 2012 9:34 am

UFC SUPPORTS CREATION OF INTERNATIONAL MIXED MARTIAL ARTS FEDERATION

The Ultimate Fighting Championship, the world’s leader in mixed martial arts (MMA), applauds the announcement made earlier today of the creation of the new International Mixed Martial Arts Federation (IMMAF). The UFC wholeheartedly supports this new initiative as well as its leader, IMMAF President August Wallén, who will spearhead the initial growth of this Federation....

Apr 11, 2012 3:36 pm

With GSP And Zahabi’s Support, MacDonald Poised To Inherit Crown In Two Years

By Micah Hinchliffe: During last night’s airing of Ultimate Insider we got to take a peak into the renowned Tristar camp and hear from some of it’s most successful fighters as they prepare for UFC 145 in Atlanta, April 21st. Among these fighters was welterweight contender Rory “Ares” Macdonald, whom many believe to be the...

Apr 10, 2012 4:52 pm

George Roop set to face Antonio “Pato” Carvalho at UFC 149 in Calgary

By Jason Kindschy: Featherweight veteran George Roop has been slated to compete against Canadian Antonio “Pato” Carvalho at UFC 149. A verbal agreement has been reached for the fight to take place at the Scotiabank Saddledome in Calgary, Alberta, Canada on July 21st. UFC Featherweight champ Jose Aldo is set to defend his belt against...

Apr 10, 2012 4:30 pm

Anthony Johnson Still Has His "Eye on the prize" Following Recent UFC Release

By Micah Hinchliffe: Learning from your mistakes is often a hard yet necessary process, especially if your Anthony Johnson. For those of you who don’t know, after missing weight at UFC 142 and losing via rear naked choke to Vitor Belfort in Rio, Johnson has had a string of bad luck. Dana white stated before...

Apr 5, 2012 7:45 am

INTERNATIONAL SCENE | THE LARGEST MMA ORGANIZATION IN CANADA HAS ARRIVED WITH THE MERGER OF AGGRESSION MMA, ARMAGEDDON FC, AND AX COMBAT

The landscape of MMA in Canada has just shifted course with three dominant MMA organizations in Western Canada merging to create the single largest MMA organization in Canada, which will know be known as Aggression Fighting Championships. Aggression MMA, Armageddon Fighting Championships, and AX Combat have now pooled their efforts in providing the best shows...

Apr 4, 2012 12:46 pm

VIDEO | The Bruce Lee Influence on Modern MMA

Roots of Fight revisits Bruce Lee’s impact on the evolution of mixed martial arts with a new mini documentary featuring rare footage of Lee and a capsule collection. This mini-doc Features commentary from some of MMA’s finest, including Paul Lazenby, Eddie Bravo, and Ralek Gracie. The film examines the evolution of Lee’s style from Wing...