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  1. Varner-Cerrone Rematch Possible For WEC Later This Year
    After their first title fight ended in a premature 5th round stoppage due to an illegal strike, WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner & Donald Cerrone could have a rematch late this summer. The fight...
  2. Joe Lauzon To Have ACL Surgery, Out 12-14 Months
    Well, it looks like I will be having ACL surgery next week. I have had a history of bad luck with my knees. I have already had two knee surgeries… meniscectomies on both knees. Those surgeries were...
  3. Frank Shamrock: Ken Shamrock cut himself to escape fight with Kimbo Slice
    I think Ken cut himself. It goes back to his giant ego and not being smart enough to understand the rest of the business. I think he got upset because Kimbo was making twice as much as he was and I...
  4. Tequila Cazadores to be Official Spirit Sponsor of UFC
    Tequila brand Tequila Cazadores has agreed a new sponsorship deal with leading mixed martial arts (MMA) promoter Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC). Under the new deal, which runs until March 2010,...
  5. 'Rude Boy' Cut By UFC
    Troy "Rudeboy" Mandaloniz has been dropped by the UFC following his unanimous decision loss to Paul Kelly at UFC 95. The loss took him to 1-1 in the UFC and he has become the latest victim of the...
  6. Kawajiri Added To DREAM 7
    After a brief foray into K-1 kickboxing, MMA veteran Tatsuya Kawajiri is back in familiar territory. "The Crusher" has been added to DREAM 7, where he will face Ross Ebanez in a non-Featherweight GP...
  7. Former UFC Fighter Thomas To Affliction, Featherweight
    Former UFC Lightweight Thomas has inked a new three-fight deal with Affliction and will drop to Featherweight as well. A date and opponent for his debut is currently unknown. Thomas had a 5-4 overall...
  8. Alistair Overeem Returning To K-1
    Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG) has confirmed that Strikeforce Heavyweight Champion Alistair Overeem will return to K-1 on March 28 to face World GP 2008 Champion Remy Bonjasky under K-1 rules...
  9. South Carolina Close To Lifting MMA Ban
    South Carolina may soon join the ranks of states that allow MMA in their state. A bill to lift the state's ban unanimously passed the state House yesterday and now heads for the state Senate, where...
  10. Multi-drug resistent staph (and other bacteria) on the rise
    This is a message to all those fighers and dojo owners that don't think it's important to keep their mats, bodies and equipment clean. It's a long read, but I tried to highlight the key points so at...
  11. Mustapha al Turk to face Todd Duffee at UFC 99
    A heavyweight bout between Mustapha al Turk and UFC newcomer Todd Duffee is close to being finalized for the UFC 99 card on June 13 from the Lanxess Arena in Germany. link
  12. TUF 9 Finale Date Set: June 20 (No Spoilers)
    UFC has announced the date for The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale-June 20. A location has not been determined yet. The finale will air live on Spike. Article
  13. Maia: I never truly wanted Bisping
    “I heard I could be one of the guys and I want to be on the show as a main coach because I was assistant coach to Frank Mir last season. “So I just challenged Michael, hoping I could get on the...
  14. Wanderlei dreams of TUF coaching role
    “The Axe Murderer” revealed he has spoken with [UFC president] Dana White about appearing as a coach in future series, but admits he would have one major problem. Having seen the likes of Junie...
  15. WEC Signs Deal With Fox Sports En Espanol
    World Extreme Cagefighting and Fox Sports en Español announced on Friday that FSE is significantly expanding its mixed martial arts content with the launch of WEC: ALBOROTO, a new Spanish-language...
  16. Wanderlei Silva on his ‘incredible’ fight against Rich Franklin at UFC 99
    “… incredible, because he is the last champion before Anderson. He is a great fighter, a complete fighter and it is a good first fight for me in this division…. I didn’t see this fight [with...
  17. Vernon “Tiger” White: A Changed Man
    It’s hard to think of anyone in mixed martial arts as ring tested and battle proven as Vernon “Tiger” White. An original member of the Lion’s Den, White has been involved in the sport since the very...
  18. Markham ''Didn't Mention Any Chest Pains at Pre-Fight Medical''
    Rory Markham did not mention anything about experiencing chest pains until after his fight with Dan Hardy at UFC 95, Fighters Only has learned. Yesterday, a friend of Markham’s claimed that the...
  19. The Curious Case of Kaitlin Young
    With Strikeforce’s recent asset purchase from ProElite, things seemed to be looking up for noted women’s MMA fighter Kaitlin Young. After a tough loss to Gina Carano on the initial EliteXC on CBS...
  20. Jacaré, Galvão Training Silva for Leites
    If you need to train top-level jiu-jitsu, there is no better place than Rio de Janeiro. UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva knows this well, and that’s why he’s in Rio getting ready for his...
  21. Mike Swick vs Ben Saunders at UFC 99
    link Former contestants from different seasons of The Ultimate Fighter, Mike Swick and Ben Saunders, are penciled in to hook ‘em up in a welterweight bout at UFC 99 from the Lanxess Arena in...
  22. Rashad Evans Signs UFC Contract Extension
    UFC light-heavyweight champion Rashad Evans has signed a new deal with the UFC, Fighters Only has learned. The light-heavyweight champion agreed to the new contract - which will extend his time with...
  23. Akiyama signing has major implications
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship’s signing of Yoshihiro Akiyama represents a significant business first – the first time a true native top-level drawing card from Japan has signed with a foreign...
  24. WEC 39 Weigh-In Results
    The full weigh-in results included: MAIN CARD * Champ Mike Brown (144.25) vs. Leonard Garcia (145) * Ricardo Lamas (154.5) vs. Bart Palaszewski (155.5) * Jose Aldo (145.5) vs. Chris Mickle (145) *...
  25. UFC President clarifies his outlook on competition
    UFC President Dana White was a recent guest on the CBS Radio nationally syndicated show “MMAsh,” where his discussed a number of pressing topics. One of the main issues White was asked to address by...
  26. Dana White responds to new rumors of UFC sale
    “Here’s the big rumor Dana: Station Casinos is filing for bankruptcy and the UFC is going right down with them,” Carmichael Dave asked sarcastically. “(Laughs) Right. Yup,” White began to respond....
  27. From the X Games to MMA X-Factor: A 411 MMA Exclusive Conversation with Mike Budnik
    On Sunday night March 1st, Mike Budnik will make his third fighting appearance under the WEC banner. Mike recently took time out of his busy training schedule to sit down with 411 Mania’s Todd...
  28. Dana White says he has no knowledge of June meeting with Fedor
    “… Me and my management hope to get a chance to talk to Dana White in person in June to discuss a possible fight between me and Brock,” Emelianenko is quoted as telling Adam Baker of...
  29. Josh Koschek vs Chris Wilson at UFC 98
    link No rest for the weary. Josh Koscheck will indeed return to the Octagon sooner rather than later, accepting a bout to take on Chris Wilson in a welterweight tilt scheduled for UFC 98 from the...
  30. It's On! Nogueira vs. Couture At UFC 101
    Signed, sealed, and delivered. Although bout agreements haven't been signed, Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has now agreed to face Randy Couture at UFC 101, likely to be held in August. Article
  31. UFC 97 Undercard Worth the Price of Admission
    http://www.mmatraining.com/featured/ufc-97-undercard-worth-the-price-of-admission/ Good write up on UFC 97 undercard. what do you guys think? One of the best ever..? I'm thinking Jmac and Quarry...
  32. Raphael Assuncao Vs Jameel Massouh At WEC 40
    Featherweight prospect Raphael Assuncao will face fellow WEC newcomer Jameel Massouh at WEC 40 on April 5 in Chicago. Bout agreements have been signed and both fighters are a go. According to sources...
  33. Emily Thompson vs. Erin Toughill added to PFC 13: Validation
    The Palace Fighting Championships has added a female feature to its May 8 event, "PFC 13: Validation," as Emily Thompson (3-0) will meet Erin Toughill (9-2-1). Sources close to the bout alerted...
  34. For Heath Herring, bout with Cain Velasquez just another day at the office
    UFC heavyweight Heath Herring (28-14 MMA, 2-3 UFC) has never been one to back away from a fight. A quick check of his past three fights is a good place to start. Brock Lesnar. Cheick Kongo. Antonio...
  35. For Gilbert Melendez, friendship no longer a part of lightweight plans
    The last 14 months haven't been kind to Gilbert Melendez (14-2). Winner of his first 13-straight bouts, Melendez has gone just 1-2 in past three appearances. But as "El Niño" recently told TAGG Radio...
  36. Joe Stevenson vs. Mac Danzig in the future???
    An upcoming Joe Stevenson vs. Mac Danzig matchup was reported by Mauro Renallo during the PPV broadcast of XMMA 7 this weekend. No specific UFC event was mentioned. Mauro called it a "loser leaves...
  37. LC Davis Vs Michihiro Omigawa At Sengoku
    With only one loss on his professional resume, Midwest American fighter L.C. Davis has finally found out who he will be fighting in the opening round of the Sengoku Featherweight Tournament scheduled...
  38. WEC 39 - Results *SPOILERS*
    WEC 39 RESULTS: Main Card Bouts: -Mike Brown def. Leonard Garcia by submission (arm triangle choke) at 1:57, R1 -Ricardo Lamas def. Bart Palaszewski by unanimous decision (30-27 on all scorecards) at...
  39. Mike Brown Pummels Leonard Garcia To Retain Title
    It's always said that a champion is not a champion until they defend the title. That's what WEC featherweight champion Mike Brown did decisively on Sunday night with a first round destruction of top...
  40. 'Everyday Leading Upto The Fight Is A Bad Day For Frank Mir' - Mike Goldberg
    LINK In a in-depth interview with Mike Goldberg, he discusses Frank Mir chances in his upcoming fight with Brock Lesnar as well as who he thinks is the next big thing in the UFC, among other topics....
  41. Anthony Johnson vs John Howard at TUF 9 Finale
    link Two exciting and explosive welterweights have agreed to meet at The Ultimate Fighter 9 Finale in June. Sources close to the negotiations told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) Anthony Johnson...
  42. Gegard Mousasi Possibly fighting on Affliction 3 - Wants Vitor Belfort!
    DreamFighters.com DreamFighters.com was lucky enough to get a chance to speak to Gegard Mousasi and ask him a few questions on his next fight, and who he wants to fight next.
  43. Fabricio Werdum Vs Kimbo Slice @ Strikeforce In May ?
    Werdum says he is in negotiations to fight on the May Strikeforce card, to be broadcast on Showtime and it's possible he could fight Kimbo. LINK
  44. WEC 39 Fighter Bonuses
    The bonuses for the event were confirmed to MMAWeekly.com by WEC officials following the bouts, with Knockout of the Night, Submission of the Night and Fight of the Night getting rewarded. The...
  45. Tom Atencio: ‘I’m kind of between a rock and a hard place’ with third Affliction event
    ” … I’m just trying to figure out what we’re doing, that’s all. I’m kind of between a rock and a hard place. The fans and the media treat me like I’m on my tenth show. I’m on my third show, and I’m...
  46. Win or go home: Gray Maynard UFC 96 interview
    One of the more promising fights on the UFC 96: “Jackson vs. Jardine” card is a lightweight scrap between Gray Maynard (6-0, with 1 no contest) and Jim Miller (13-1). Maynard is now perfect (4-0) in...
  47. Manny Tapia vs Akitoshi Tamura @ WEC 40
    Akitoshi “Ironman” Tamura (12-7-2) and previously unbeaten number one contender Manny “The Mangler” Tapia (10-1-1) — the main event and co-main event losers from WEC 37 back in December 2008 — have...
  48. UFC 96 weigh-in information
    Weigh-ins for this weekend's "UFC 96: Jackson vs. Jardine" event take place Friday from 3 to 5 p.m. EST at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. The same venue hosts Saturday's pay-per-view event,...
  49. UFC Contract Details
    Bob Schreiber, Stefan Struve’s trainer, recently wrote of Stefan’s performance at UFC 95 on his blog. The way the UFC works is that you get a contract which states you HAVE TO win your first 2 fights...
  50. Ken Shamrock vs Bobby Lashley CONFIRMED!
    Sources close to Bloody Elbow can exclusively confirm that the heretofore unnamed opponent of former WWE superstar Bobby Lashley set to square off at Roy Jones Jr.'s mixed boxing and MMA event known...
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