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  1. WEC Explains Fight Card Postponement
    A day after World Extreme Cagefighting announced that it had postponed its previously scheduled Sept. 2 fight card, WEC Vice President Peter Dropick said in an interview with FanHouse that the...
  2. Randy Couture's UFC 102 Video Blog
    Randy Couture's UFC 102 Video Blog Check out Randy Couture preparing for UFC 102!
  3. The Champion’s Clause: An MMA Comparative
    Last week MMAPayout.com examined how Anderson Silva might avoid the “champion’s clause” in his UFC contract in order to seek the oft-rumoured boxing match with Roy Jones Jr. While Silva’s manager, Ed...
  4. James Warfield faces Yves Edwards on short notice at Shine Fight II
    link Unheralded slugger James Warfield (15-3) will look to make a statement on the national stage when he faces veteran Yves Edwards (34-15-1) at "Shine Fight II: American Top Team vs. The World."
  5. Randy Couture plans to take a page out of ‘Minotauro’ Nogueira’s book at UFC 102 … literally
    link Perhaps Couture’s so confident because he plans to take a page out of Nogueira’s own book … literally. He’s prepared for the fight by game-planning with Xtreme Couture jiu-jitsu instructor Neal...
  6. KENNY FLORIAN PLANS ON FIGHTING AGAIN THIS YEAR
    link Fresh off a loss to B.J. Penn at UFC 101 in Philadelphia on Aug. 8, Kenny Florian wants to be more active and expects to fight again in 2009. "I am going to fight before 2010. There's no doubt...
  7. Heath Herring, Busy Acting, in No Hurry to Return to the UFC
    link Is it possible that you may have fought your last MMA fight? No, I seriously doubt that; I'm only 31. We'll just see what happens with the way the sport is progressing. Hopefully the purses...
  8. Todd Duffee – No Talk, All Action
    link Talk to Todd Duffee and you wouldn’t describe him as one of those ‘glass half empty’ types of people. But if he sounds like he was skeptical about his UFC 102 fight with Tim Hague coming to...
  9. UFC 101 Buyrate Likely to Exceed Expectations
    Dave Meltzer writes in the latest edition of the Wrestling Observer that final UFC 101 buyrate figures may be set to exceed the predictions of just about everyone in the industry, including...
  10. M-1 Global announces complete card for "Breakthrough," HDNet live broadcast plans
    The much-maligned "M-1 Global Presents Breakthrough" card was finalized today, and HDNet officially announced the evening's live broadcast plans. Despite suffering through a a relocation of the event...
  11. KENNY FLORIAN PLANS ON FIGHTING AGAIN THIS YEAR
    Fresh off a loss to B.J. Penn at UFC 101 in Philadelphia on Aug. 8, Kenny Florian wants to be more active and expects to fight again in 2009. "I am going to fight before 2010. There's no doubt about...
  12. NOGUEIRA MAKES A MOVE PREPARING FOR COUTURE
    With all the talk about the punishment that Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira has taken over the course his career, you’d think that he was the elder man entering his main event bout with Randy Couture at...
  13. Demian Maia Hopes to Make Memorable Impression With UFC 102 Effort
    Undefeated UFC middleweight Demian Maia has made it clear his gameplan going into Saturday's UFC 102 fight against Nate Marquardt is to take his opponent down and submit him. And although Marquardt...
  14. Tyron Woodley vs. Zach Light Booked for Upcoming Strikeforce Challengers Card
    A welterweight bout between prospect Tyron Woodley (3-0) and veteran Zach Light (6-8) has been signed for Strikerforce's upcoming Challengers card on September 25. Light's agent, Ken Pavia, confirmed...
  15. UFC Confirms Ten Bouts for 104 in October
    MAIN CARD: Lyoto Machida vs. Mauricio Rua - light heavyweight championship Sean Sherk vs. Gleison Tibau Joe Stevenson vs. Spencer Fisher Anthony Johnson vs. Yoshiyuki Yoshida PRELIM CARD: Antoni...
  16. Gabriel Gonzaga looking to add a little excitement to his game
    Gabriel Gonzaga’s most famous UFC moment came when his stunning high kick knocked out Mirko "Crocop" Filipovic in the first round of their bout at UFC 70. While a lot has changed for the 30-year-old...
  17. Nik Lentz replaces Dan Lauzon at UFC 103
    Sources close to the fighter have informed FiveKnuckles.com that Minnesota Mixed Martial Arts trained Nik Lentz will step in for the injured Dan Lauzon against Rafaello Oliveira at UFC 103. The event...
  18. Donald Cerrone Talks Jamie Varner, The TapouT House, More
    On The TapouT House: "We have the TapouT house going right now. The house we're in is five bedrooms, so there's plenty of room. But the house that I'm buying has an actual casita on it, which is two...
  19. New York Times Looks at NFL Players Coming to MMA
    Next month, the UFC and Spike TV will unveil its newest edition of The Ultimate Fighter. Because of the presence of former internet phenom Kimbo Slice, it is expected to be the highest-rated of the...
  20. BREAKING NEWS: Brett Rogers Gets Call to Face Fedor Emelianenko in Strikeforce Debut
    Fedor Emelianenko has an opponent in place for his next bout, and it's unbeaten Brett Rogers. "The Grim" has been tapped to take on the man that most consider to be the best heavyweight in the world,...
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  21. "TUF 10" fighter Brendan Schaub on banned Bible, Kimbo steaks and Big Country's balling
    link Based on Brendan Schaub's sneak peak of "The Ultimate Fighter 10," the latest installment of the UFC's popular reality series, MMA fans have plenty of reasons to check out Spike TV each...
  22. Phillipe Nover vs. Sam Stout official for UFC Fight Night 19; 11-bout lineup set
    link The official UFC Fight Night 19 lineup now includes: MAIN CARD Nate Diaz vs. Melvin Guillard Roger Huerta vs. Gray Maynard Carlos Condit vs. Jake Ellenberger Tim Credeur vs. Nate Quarry...
  23. Muhsin Corbbrey: “The Grind” Is a Gift
    link Mushin's quote and the reason I posted this article: “I want to win a major Muay Thai title in Thailand at a stadium, I want to get a WEC belt and I want to have a boxing title,” the...
  24. Couture vs. Nogueira Likely For Next Title Shot
    At least according to Randy Couture. When asked Wednesday about the winner of his Saturday fight with Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira possibly being next in line for the Brock Lesnar-Shane Carwin winner,...
  25. Fedor Emelianenko: I Have Nothing to Prove Against Brett Rogers
    Strikeforce announced on Wednesday that Fedor Emelianenko will make his debut for the organization later this fall against Brett Rogers. Of all the possible bouts available for Emelianenko, this...
  26. WVR Adds 3 More Fights To Sengoku 10
    World Victory Road has added 3 more fights to it's Sengoku 10 card on 9/23. The headlining fight here is Hiroshi Izumi making his MMA debut against New Zealand's Antz Nanses, who also makes his MMA...
  27. Demian Maia: Anderson Was Talking Some Bulls**t
    . Demian Maia Interview Cliffnotes. - Maia is going to have no problem with the weight cut. - Maia is more worried about Marquardt's technique than his strength. He says Marquardt is a worthy...
  28. Florian vs Guida likely for UFC 106
    According to Bloody Elbow. LINK
  29. Used to fighting for UFC life, UFC 102's Ed Herman now fighting for family
    Among fighters, some superstitions are nearly universal. Never overlook a current opponent to talk about the next one. There is no such thing as a guaranteed victory. Three losses in a row can kill...
  30. WIUFF HONORS FALLEN EILERS WITH TITLE WIN
    In the short career of a fighter every fight is important, title fights even more so, but for former UFC and Pride fighter Travis “Diesel” Wiuff his recent IFC heavyweight title win on Aug. 15 in...
  31. Brett Rogers: When I Beat Fedor, I'll Become the God of MMA
    What Brett Rogers lacks in MMA experience, he certainly makes up for in confidence. The 10-0 heavyweight, who recently agreed to fight Fedor Emelianenko later this fall, has never been shy about...
  32. Penn vs. Sanchez targeted for UFC's third show in November; White hints at new broadcast deal
    PORTLAND, Ore. – The recently rumored UFC lightweight title fight between current champion B.J. Penn and challenger Diego Sanchez will happen this fall according to UFC president Dana White, but it...
  33. While merge with WEC uncertain, White says lighter classes coming to UFC "probably real soon"
    link PORTLAND, Ore. – While the idea of a merge between the UFC and WEC has been tossed around for quite some time, this past week's rescheduling of "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson" brought the topic...
  34. UFC president Dana White says his anger targeted at Showtime,not Strikeforce
    PORTLAND, Ore. – When UFC president Dana White took aim at a budding rival earlier this month by calling them "Strike-farce," it appeared the UFC exec's long-standing praise of Strikeforce was coming...
  35. “M-1 Global: Breakthrough” Weigh-In Results
    A full list of the weigh-in results for the event are listed below. Heavyweight (3×5): Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal (219 lbs.) vs. Mark “The Smashing Machine” Kerr (263 lbs.) Middleweight (3×5): Lucio...
  36. Jason David Frank: From Power Ranger To MMA
    A few years ago actor Jason David Frank was used to hearing the familiar sound of fans yelling, "Go, go Power Rangers!" but now he's ready to hear the roar of a different crowd. The former action...
  37. Dana: UFC To Vancouver Nearly Done, Possibly June
    The UFC will apparently (and finally) gets its long-awaited event in Vancouver. During Thursday's UFC 102 pre-event press conference, UFC president Dana White suggested the event is nearly a done...
  38. Muay Thai coach Quentin Chong helping Randy Couture hone skills, ignore Father Time
    The questions are all about the age. And they've been all about the age for so long that old man Randy Couture can't remember anything else. The "Natural" is so old that even other fighters get asked...
  39. Gina Carano speaks for first time about Cyborg loss
    Gina Carano opens up about loss to Cris Cyborg After suffering a first round TKO at the hands of Cris Cyborg, Gina Carano talks about the fight for the first time.
  40. Dana Says Rogerio Nogueira Signing "Should Be Done"
    Or somebody's in trouble according to him. At the UFC 102 pre-event press conference, Dana White confirmed rumors started about 10 days ago that Antonio Rogerio Nogueira, the smaller twin brother of...
  41. UFC boss no longer keen on St. Pierre-Silva super-fight
    link PORTLAND, Ore. - UFC president Dana White is rethinking matching middleweight champion Anderson Silva against welterweight title-holder Georges St. Pierre in light of Silva's recent demolition...
  42. UFC 102's Jake Rosholt says takesdowns aren't the only way to beat Chris Leben
    link "I'm not just going out there and solely thinking I need to get Chris Leben on the ground. That's not going to be the only way for me to win the fight. I'm going to try an be a little bit more...
  43. Exclusive: Mir Talks the ‘Spider’s’ Challenge
    link A brief break from UFC 102 coverage: last week, SportsIllustrated.com’s Josh Gross circulated a report that had Anderson Silva and management kicking around the idea of a heavyweight bout....
  44. UFC 102 Weigh in results
    link Here are the complete UFC 102: “Couture vs. Nogueira” weigh in results: 265 lbs.: Randy Couture (220) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (231) 205 lbs.: Keith Jardine (205) vs. Thiago Silva (205) 185...
  45. UFC 102 co-headliner Keith Jardine isn't one for typical pre-event hoopla
    PORTLAND, Ore. – One glance from Keith Jardine can prove that "Dean of Mean" is more than just a rhyming nickname. The UFC star continues to gain in popularity with the fans despite a herky-jerky...
  46. Rampage vs. Rashad in jeopardy?
    Rampage vs. Rashad in jeopardy? Looks as if the rumors of Rampage taking off to Hollywood are true, thus putting the UFC 107 main event with Rashad Evans in jeopardy.
  47. M-1 Global Breakthrough - Full Results
    M-1 Global Breakthrough Results Fedor defeats Mousasi with an armbar and King Mo absolutely dominates Mark Kerr within the first 30 seconds of the fight. Where will King Mo fight next? We'll find...
  48. "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson" secures new site in San Antonio, Texas
    link The recently rescheduled "WEC 43: Cerrone vs. Henderson" event today secured a new location, as the organization announced it would be venturing for a second time to The Lone Star State. WEC 43...
  49. Former UFC champ Matt Hughes targeted for early 2010 return
    Four months have passed since Matt Hughes most recently entered the octagon, and it'll be at least another four before he makes his return. On Thursday UFC president Dana White said he expects Hughes...
  50. "The Spider's" camp calls for Marquardt vs. Henderson; Silva willing to wait for result
    PORTLAND, Ore. – While many observers felt Saurday's UFC 102 contest between Nate Marquardt (29-8-2 MMA, 8-2 UFC) and Demian Maia (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) was an unofficial No. 1 contender contest, the...
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