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  1. As comeback fight nears, Seth Petruzelli determined to shed "Kimboslayer" label
    Mention the greatest night of his professional life, and Seth Petruzelli won't give you that here-we-go-again stare, even though he's heard it all before, at least 1,001 times. As you know – and he...
  2. NSAC: WEC 42 featherweight Cole Province tests positive for steroid
    World Extreme Cagefighting featherweight Cole Province, who scored a unanimous-decision win over Fredson Paixao earlier this month at WEC 42, failed a drug test administered at the show by the Nevada...
  3. Mousasi Pleased With U.S Debut.
    Gegard Mousasi broke down his first-round knockout of Renato “Babalu” Sobral at Strikeforce “Carano vs. Cyborg.” ... Hear More
  4. Ishida Camp Accuses Melendez of ‘Greasing’
    A representative for Mitsuhiro Ishida made a verbal protest Saturday against Gilbert Melendez, claiming the Strikeforce interim lightweight champion was “greased” during their rematch at “Carano vs....
  5. Shark Fights 6: Don Frye vs Dave Herman main event set for ‘Stars and Stripes’ on Sept. 12
    Link Grizzled mixed martial arts veteran Don Frye (20-7-1) will collide with up-and-comer Dave “Pee Wee” Herman (14-1) in the main event at Shark Fights 6: “Stars and Stripes” at the Amarillo Civic...
  6. Video: Lyoto Machida Training For UFC 104 Bout With Shogun
    Link Watch a video of Lyoto Machida preparing to fight Shogun Rua at UFC 104.
  7. Big Nog Talks Long Awaited Bout With Randy Couture
    Link TSN.ca talks to Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira about his upcoming UFC 102 bout with Randy Couture. The bout, is one that many fans have wanted to see over the years and although both fighters may not...
  8. Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker predicts DREAM co-promotion "in relatively short time"
    link Following this past Saturday night's "Strikeforce: Carano vs. Cyborg" event in San Jose, Calif., Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker welcomed DREAM event producer Keiichi Sasahara to the post-event...
  9. HOF Promoter and Matchmaker Don Chargin Talks Boxing & MMA
    Having been one of the few boxing promoters around today to have witnessed the great Sugar Ray Robinson fight live, it is no easy feat to impress Don "War-a-Week" Chargin. This hall-of-fame promoter...
  10. 3 More Fights Announced For Sengoku 10
    World Victory Road has announced 3 new fights for it's Sengoku 10 event on 9/23. The fights feature Nick Thompson vs. Dan Hornbuckle, UFC veteran Joe Doerksen in action and another appearance by...
  11. TOM ATENCIO DETAILS AFFLICTION'S FINAL HOURS
    The final hours of Affliction as a promotion will go down infamously as the one time powerful mixed martial arts sponsor turned fight organization canceled its show dubbed "Trilogy" just days before...
  12. PROVINCE ADMITS NEGLIGENCE, DOESN'T DOUBT TEST
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission on Monday released the post-fight drug test results for WEC 42, which took place on Aug. 9 in Las Vegas. Of the nine fighters tested by the commission, one turned...
  13. MMA Is No Breakthrough for Women
    We've just witnessed the greatest advancement for female sports since Brandi Chastain ripped off her shirt at the end of the World Cup. So why does it feel more like a punch to the stomach? I'm...
  14. Baroni knew he would return to the UFC
    Lost in the buzz surrounding the Gina Carano vs. Cris Cyborg women's title fight was the news that veteran Phil Baroni signed a new deal with the UFC. Baroni made his UFC debut at UFC 30 in February...
  15. Jason "Mayhem" Miller vs Jake Shields Possible for Strikeforce Interim Middleweight Title
    At the post-event press conference after Strikeforce: Carano vs Cyborg, Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker and DREAM event producer Keiichi Sasahara discussed the possibilities of the Strikeforce/DREAM...
  16. Bellator Champ Lombard Looks Ahead to UFC
    Reported by Tatame and run through a translator at BloodyElbow, 185-pound Bellator tournament champion Hector Lombard says that he's unsure of his future following the conclusion of his...
  17. UFC Releases Light Heavyweight Jake O’Brien
    Following losses in three of his last four fights, the UFC has released light heavyweight Jake O’Brien, according to Five Ounces of Pain, who confirmed the release with O’Brien’s agent Ken Pavia....
  18. UFC Legend Matt Hughes’s Manager: It’s Time For Matt Serra To Move On
    “There has not been discussion on [a rematch between former UFC welterweight champions Matt Hughes (41-7) and "Terror” Matt Serra (9-6)]. I really thought all the talking was over after the fight,”...
  19. UFC notes: White, Silva disagree on chances of fight vs. Machida
    As Anderson Silva and Lyota Machida continue to tear through the middleweight and light heavyweight divisions, Dana White addressed the possibility of the two champions and friends meeting in the...
  20. Dana White says Kimbo Slice will be kicked off Ultimate Fighter if he screws up (video)
    Dana White says that he will kick Kimbo Slice off Ultimate Fighter show if he screws up... yeah, but not until he has brought in 1 millions fans. Kimbo is a huge draw and White knows it, but unlike...
  21. Karalexis-Pettis Off WEC 43, Main Card Replacement TBA
    WEC is, for now, one bout short on it's planned WEC 43 card. The promotion has announced that Alex Karalexis is off due to injury, and his original opponent, Anthony Pettis, is now also off as a...
  22. UFC 102 Far From Sold Out; Economy, Taxes Problematic
    A story that’s seemingly flown right under the radar the last couple weeks is the fact that the UFC is having trouble selling tickets for its 102 event to be held at the Rose Garden in Portland,...
  23. Matt Lindland Content With Career, Eyes Shot at Strikeforce Middleweight Title
    One could argue that the Strikeforce middleweight division is the organization's strongest, and we can now add newest signee Matt Lindland to a list that already includes Jake Shields, Cung Le, Frank...
  24. W-1 MMA: Carlos Newton vs Shonie Carter headlines ‘High Voltage’ on Oct. 10
    After two high energy events, W1 MMA is back with a vengeance on October 10th, 2009 at the Robert Guertin Arena in Gatineau. W1: HIGH VOLTAGE will feature the main event that fight fans have asked...
  25. SF 8/15 Fighter Payouts
    The CSAC has released the official fighter payouts form Saturday's Strikeforce event. The total disclosed payouts were $468,500 with the biggest share-$125,000-going to main event loser Gina Carano....
  26. Little Nog headed to UFC
    Little Nog headed to UFC One of the few top ten light heavyweights that is not in the Zuffa has apparently signed with the company, according to his brother, Big Nog.
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  27. Diaz Eyes Oct. Dream, Rep Meets With CSAC
    Link While his re-licensure in California remains a work in progress, Nick Diaz is in talks to fight for Dream in October. Gracie said Sasahara expressed an interest in the outspoken 28-year-old...
  28. UFC 100 replay outdraws MLB, PGA and ‘Carano vs Cyborg’
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) once again countered live programming from a competing mixed martial arts promotion when it aired selected fights from UFC 100 on Spike TV last Saturday (Aug. 15...
  29. UFC 106: Tito Ortiz vs Mark Coleman ‘confirmed’ for Nov. 21
    Former light heavyweight champion Tito Ortiz is set to make his return to the Octagon opposite the first-ever heavyweight champion for the promotion, Mark Coleman, at UFC 106 from the Mandalay Bay...
  30. Kyle Bradley injured and ruled out against Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 19
    link Lightweight Kyle Bradley recently sustained an undisclosed injury while training, forcing him out of his upcoming bout against Sam Stout at UFC Fight Night 19: “Diaz vs. Guillard” from the Cox...
  31. Nick Thompson suffers cut in training, scratched from "M-1 Breakthrough"
    link MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from sources close to the fighter that UFC, Strikeforce and EliteXC veteran Nick Thompson (38-11-1) has suffered a cut in training and has been...
  32. IS ZELG GALESIC U.S. BOUND?
    “I am currently without a contract,” exclaims devastating Croatian born striker Zelg Galesic (9-4). A Dream veteran and former Cage Rage middleweight champion, he is confident that this brief spell...
  33. Dana White Meeting Resistance on Teammate vs Teammate Fights in the UFC
    Dana White talked to CBS Sports and touched on the controversial teammate vs teammate point, Anderson Silva disagrees: "It has nothing to do with friendship," White said. "It's about seeing who's the...
  34. Michael Bisping: Wanderlei Silva Will NOT Be My Opponent at UFC 105
    Quick update on the potential Wanderlei Silva fight. Unfortunately thats not gonna happen. He's undergone facial surgery, so obviously won't be fighting in the near future. Rumours are he's actually...
  35. UFC 103 vs Floyd Mayweather and HBO
    September 19 is a big day for both boxing and MMA. Jim Lampley may be shaking in his boots. The HBO announcer has trashed MMA saying it will never compete with the biggest names in boxing. Well, it's...
  36. Forrest Griffin Already Back In The Gym
    "If the worst thing that happens to Gina (Carano) or Forrest (Griffin) is they lose a fight, they're doing pretty damn good." Such are the words of the namesake of Carano and Griffin's training gym,...
  37. JAMES THOMPSON KEEN ON MOVE TO STRIKEFORCE
    Things have been quiet for heavyweight behemoth James Thompson, but he wouldn't have had it any other way, the break has given him a rare opportunity for introspection. "I had some time off after the...
  38. DAMARQUES JOHNSON VS PETER SOBOTTA AT UFC 105
    A welterweight contest between DaMarques Johnson (9-7) and Peter Sobotta (8-2) is set for UFC 105 on Nov. 14 in Manchester, England. Sources close to the fight informed MMAWeekly.com of the match-up...
  39. Show Brett Rogers the Money
    A lot of MMA fighters can learn a thing or two from Brett Rogers. Yes, the 10-0 Rogers who only has three years of experience under his belt. Rogers simply knows how to keep his name in the news at...
  40. "TUF 8" winner James Wilks vs. Matt Brown in the works for UFC 105 main card
    In his first fight since winning the welterweight crown on "The Ultimate Fighter 9," James Wilks (6-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is expected to face fast-rising 170-pounder Matt Brown (9-7 MMA, 3-1 UFC) in...
  41. Spike TV offers Saturday block of UFC programming
    Apparently just for the hell of it, Spike TV and the UFC offer a daylong block of UFC-related programming this Saturday, Aug. 22. A marathon of past events kicks off at 1 p.m. ET/PT with a replay of...
  42. Strikeforce's 205 Pound Problem
    When I watched Gegard Mousasi blow through Babalu Sobral on the Strikeforce show I was relieved to see that the promotion was getting another star created on what amounted to a huge show. Now with...
  43. Brandon Vera: No More Talking, No More Questioning
    Brandon Vera is tired of all the talking. It is very easy to imagine the typical Vera training sessions as intense mental battles where talking, save light colloquialisms with teammates, is a...
  44. Abe-Ani’s Army
    From the cozy confines of the Abe-Ani Combat Club, on the top floor of Gold’s Gym South Tokyo Annex in Tokyo’s Ota ward, Hiroyuki Abe and company are busy at work raising a formidable -- albeit...
  45. Injured Evangelista Santos out of Sept. 25 Strikeforce headliner with Tim Kennedy
    An injury has forced middleweight Evangelista "Cyborg" Santos (16-13) out of a scheduled Sept. 25 Strikeforce Challengers main event with Tim Kennedy (10-2). Strikeforce executive Mike Afromowitz...
  46. Fight Path: How a mosh pit eventually led Andria Caplan to the "M-1: Breakthrough" card
    Andria Caplan was barely aware of mixed martial arts when she and her brother took their passion for the band Biohazard to Philadelphia's Trocadero Theatre about six years ago. A music enthusiast,...
  47. John Doyle replaces Nick Thompson in "M-1: Breakthrough" fight with Karl Amoussou
    link Less than 24 hours after MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported Nick Thompson (38-11-1) had suffered a facial cut and was forced out of an "M-1: Breakthrough" fight with highly touted Karl...
  48. Nevada Commission approves instant replay
    NEVADA COMMISSION APPROVES INSTANT REPLAY Wednesday, August 19, 2009 - by Steven Marrocco - MMAWeekly.com According to a new rule passed by the Nevada State Athletic Commission Wednesday, referees...
  49. Atlanta Braves to honor new WEC champ and Athens resident Brian Bowles on August 25th
    Major League Baseball's Atlanta Braves will honor recently crowned WEC bantamweight champion Brian Bowles next week during their game with the San Diego Padres, the WEC today announced. Bowles, a...
  50. The BJ Penn Rule
    Link “Greasegate” has made its first imprint on the Nevada State Athletic Commission rulebook. In a meeting held Wednesday in Las Vegas, the NSAC approved language prohibiting the use of foreign...
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