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  1. Ultimate Fighting Lacks Sweetness
    Having spent the better part of my writing career chasing the real-life Rockys and the other assorted crooked-nosed, "Guys and Dolls" characters who live under boxing's big tent, I am an incurable,...
  2. Jackson Drops Liddell In First Round
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson has made a habit of entering his mixed martial arts fights by howling. LINK
  3. Jackson Scores Stunning First-Round KO to Take Liddell's UFC Title
    Quinton "Rampage" Jackson heard the boos as he entered the ring. He was going up against the Ultimate Fighting Champion poster boy Chuck Liddell and he was not only predicted to lose, but desired to...
  4. Anything's Possible
    As Chuck Liddell sat buzzed on the canvas wondering what had occurred and nearly 15,000 fans sat stunned in their seats at the MGM Grand Garden Saturday, the thought occurred that this is why mixed...
  5. UFC’s Popularity No Surprise
    The days of settling into the same old, stodgy, stagnant lifestyle are over.The world moves on and we all better move on with it. LINK
  6. Tim Baines Gets Some Answers From Randy Couture
    The legend of Randy Couture is such that he was tagged with the nickname "The Natural" and inducted into the Ultimate Fighting Championship Hall of Fame. LINK
  7. Next in Line - Hendo’s Back
    There will be no vacations for new UFC Light Heavyweight Champion Quinton Jackson after his stunning victory over Chuck Liddell at UFC 71, as it was announced tonight at the MGM Grand that...
  8. Report: Liddell Earned $500,000; Jackson $450,000 at UFC 71
    Quinton Jackson earned a base pay of $450,000 for his win, and Chuck Liddell earned $500,000 for the loss, in last night’s main event at UFC 71. LINK
  9. PRIDE Ace Henderson Talks UFC Title Shot
    Dan Henderson fielded questions from the media after it was announced that he would face new UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson (VIDEO) LINK
  10. Liddell's Trainer Talks Disappointing Loss
    Sherdog.com caught up with Chuck Liddell's trainer John Hackleman after the former champion's knockout loss to Quinton Jackson at UFC 71. LINK
  11. "RAMPAGE" MAKES HIS MARK
    The rematch was set. The crowd and viewers eagerly waited. The UFC enjoyed increased coverage by mainstream media. The fighters were ready. Last Saturday evening, Quinton “Rampage” Jackson stunned...
  12. Houston Alexander Post-UFC 71 Video Interview
    Houston Alexander (Pictures) spoke with the press after stopping Keith Jardine (Pictures) in the opening minute of their light heavyweight bout at UFC 71. LINK
  13. Video: "Rampage" Celebrates Victory
    Sherdog.com editor Josh Gross briefly spoke with new UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton Jackson after his impressive first round knockout of Chuck Liddell Saturday in Las Vegas at UFC 71. LINK
  14. Drama Could Have Taken Liddell
    If Drama had not been psyched out by all of Chuck Liddell’s bull crap hype as most of his opponents and spectators (including me) have been, Drama could have knocked out Liddell with 1 punch on...
  15. Is White America Ready For Rampage?
    Take this for what it's worth but this, on several levels, is the exact opposite of the result that the Zuffa's and Dana White wanted LINK
  16. Sports Illustrated on MMA
    This weekend’s UFC 71 card could end up being the “Smells Like Teen Spirit” of mixed martial arts. The sport has been touted by the mainstream media as “hip” and “up-and-coming” for months now but...
  17. Dana White Says Liddell To Fight Wanderlei Silva Next
    Liddell said after he planned to continue fighting, with UFC president Dana White saying Brazilian Wanderlei Silva would be his likely next opponent. LINK
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  18. StrictlyMMA Review: Rampage snuffs out Iceman’s fire with first round knockout
    "The Iceman" showed emotion. On May 26, 2007 Chuck Liddell's typically stone cold demeanor adorned a grin in front of the incensed Quinton "Rampage" Jackson. Rampage was the final pillar to be...
  19. "The Heat" on Burkman, Title Shot
    Sherdog.com's Mike Sloan spoke with Karo Parisyan (Pictures) after the welterweight contender's impressive victory over Josh Burkman (Pictures) Saturday in Las Vegas at UFC 71. LINK
  20. Belcher Breaks Down Quick Win at UFC 71
    Sherdog.com spoke exclusively with Alan Belcher (Pictures) after the light heavyweight's impressive first round submission over Sean Salmon (Pictures) at UFC 71. LINK
  21. As UFC rises, is boxing down for the count?
    With the ascent of mixed martial arts into the mainstream sports world, came the inevitable friction with boxing. Even though both sides will throw the occasional verbal jab at the other, renowned...
  22. Don't Believe the UFC's/Dana White's Propaganda/Hype/Bull
    I like to think that I'm one of the sharpest tools in the shed. That I'm sharper than a Razor. A razor so sharp that it cuts glass. And there's this flashing neon sign. LINK 1 LINK 2
  23. MMA Mainstream Acceptance? Not So Fast
    Let me be the first to applaud the recent exposure that the Ultimate Fighting Championships brand of mixed martial arts has been getting. Let me also be the first to underline Dave Meltzer's...
  24. Time To Make Room For Another Sport
    have seen the next big thing in our short-attention spanned, bloodthirsty sports society: mixed martial arts. LINK
  25. Fighter Salary Breakdown For UFC 71
    MMAWeekly has obtained the fighter salary information for UFC 71, which took place on Saturday, May 26th in Las Vegas. LINK
  26. Dana White: "We're Going To Have Them All."
    During the UFC 71 post-fight press conference, Ultimate Fighting Championship President Dana White confirmed what Josh Gross reported last week: The purchase of Pride Fighting Championships has been...
  27. News And Notes From Canada
    This weekend saw another illustrious UFC champion’s fabled reign come to an abrupt and unpredictable end when Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell lost to Quinton “Rampage” Jackson in the main event of...
  28. Official UFC 71 Fighter Salaries: Paydays for Jackson, Liddell, Karo, Burkman
    Quinton Jackson ($225,000) def. Chuck Liddell ($500,000) by KO - Round 1, 1:53 Karo Parisyan ($32,000) def. Josh Burkman ($7,000) by unanimous decision Terry Martin ($12,000) def. Ivan Salaverry...
  29. UFCjunkie.com Exclusive: Roger Huerta added to August’s UFC 74
    Roger Huerta (17-1-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) will fight an as-of-yet unnamed opponent at UFC 74 according to UFCjunkie.com sources. UFC 74 is currently scheduled for August 25, 2007 at the MGM Grand Garden...
  30. Ibarra provides the method to Rampage's madness
    Behind every champion is a trainer who pushes, prods and plots a course to greatness. For Rampage Jackson, that man is Juanito Ibarra, a former boxing coach who once trained Oscar De La Hoya in the...
  31. Thomas and Sims to finish backyard fight in the Octagon
    The impromptu backyard fight between Marlon Sims and Noah Thomas on last Thursday’s episode of TUF 5 was mutually halted when they shook hands and agreed to face each other like professional athletes...
  32. The MMA Education of Brock Lesnar
    Using the antiquated body mass index provided by our good friends in Washington D.C., we can make absolutely certain of one fact: Brock Lesnar (Pictures) is a morbidly obese individual. LINK
  33. UFC Explodes in Popularity
    Frozen in time for sports fans forever is the right front kick thrown by rising star Roger “El Matador” Huerta and the black caged-fencing of the famed UFC® Octagon™, framed by the bright, bold white...
  34. Reason For Choi's Non-Clearance?
    The tumor in the head of Choi Hong Man, (26) nicknamed the “Techno Goliath,” has sparked a controversy. Choi was supposed to fight Brock Lesnar (30, USA), a WWE wrestler–turned-K1 fighter at the K-1:...
  35. Was Quinton Jackson Properly Marketed Before UFC 71?
    A good friend of mine, Brad, sent me an e-mail about UFC 71 Tuesday morning. In the e-mail, he asked, "So what's up with Liddell getting rocked? [Is he] past his prime or [was the punch] just a lucky...
  36. Will "Rampage" Reign in UFC?
    On Saturday, the foundation of the Ultimate Fighting Championship was rocked once again. With a devastating right hook, Quinton "Rampage" Jackson knocked Chuck "The Iceman" Liddell unconscious, the...
  37. The Myth of Fewer MMA Submission Victories
    This post could also be titled, I Owe Royce Gracie an Apology. Recently I’d begun feeling as if less fights end in submission using traditional Brazilian jiu-jitsu moves like the triangle choke, rear...
  38. World MMA Rankings
    The latest MMAWeekly World MMA Rankings were released on Wednesday, May 30th. This system ranks the top ten MMA fighters from all across the world in each of the five major weight classes, as voted...
  39. UFC Breaks Records & Tops Lists Everywhere
    Frozen in time for sports fans forever is the right front kick thrown by rising star Roger “El Matador” Huerta and the black caged-fencing of the famed UFC® Octagon™, framed by the bright, bold white...
  40. Where Do We Go From Here? (Liddell-Rampage II Aftermath)
    Chuck Liddell was a great champion. There is no doubt that Chuck Liddell helped bring the UFC to the mainstream and is a large contributor to the recent and ongoing success of mixed martial arts in...
  41. BREAKING NEWS: Sakuraba cleared to fight Royce
    credit: sherdog.com Wednesday, May 30, 2007 by Josh Gross (joshg@sherdog.com) Kazushi Sakuraba (Pictures) has been cleared to fight Royce Gracie (Pictures) June 2 in Los Angeles, California State...
  42. Antonio Silva off K-1/EXC Dynamite card
    credit: mmanews.com Benson Kane sent along the following: FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE “Tim “Big Perm” Persey to Fight Jonathan Wiezorek at Dynamite USA” Replacing Antonio “Big Foot” Silva… (Los Angeles, CA...
  43. More Changes to Dynamite Card
    Ruben Villarreal replaces Mu Bae Choi, and Bernard Ackah is not cleared as of yet, Morton may not fight... full story has up to date card... LINK
  44. Dana White: We’re working on Fedor right now - News from the UFC 71 Post-Fight Press Conference
    Performify here, back from UFC 71 with some pretty decent news to share from the UFC 71 post-fight press conference. Dana White opened the press conference by reporting that UFC 71 was a sellout with...
  45. Exclusive: Mike Swick Confirms Drop To 170, Talks UFC Future
    MMANews.com's own Scott recently talked with Ultimate Fighter season one stand out and top UFC Middleweight fighter Mike Swick to discuss a number of MMA and non-MMA topics. Below is a complete...
  46. UFC 73 "Stacked" Fight Card Officially Finalized
    The following is the OFFICIAL fight card for UFC 73 "Stacked" scheduled for July 7th at the ARCO Arena in California: LINK
  47. Exclusive Interview With TUF 5 Fighter Joe Lauzon
    MMANews.com's own Scott recently talked with Ultimate Fighter 5 contestant Joe Lauzon to discuss his time on the show, his win over coach Jens Pulver in the UFC and some non-MMA topics. Below is a...
  48. REMINDER: 'TapouT' Reality Show 6/3 On Versus Channel
    Be sure to catch TapouT's edgy, hardcore new reality series on the Versus Channel, debuting Sunday, June 3rd at 11pm ET/8pm PT. 'TapouT' will air immediately following the live WEC fight. LINK
  49. The MMA Update For Thursday, May 31, 2007
    Welcome to the first edition of The MMA Update. All unforseen circumstances aside this will be a daily article on MMANews.com covering all the news from the day. LINK
  50. "The Sport Has Finally Arrived"
    Mixed martial arts, particularly the Ultimate Fighting Championship, has seen a surge in popularity in the last couple of years powered by the Spike TV reality show ‘The Ultimate Fighter.’ LINK
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