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  1. Strikeforce Signs Antwain Britt
    Light Heavyweight prospect Antwain Britt, who actually fought his way into the house on season 8 of The Ultimate Fighter before an injury forced him off the show, has been signed by Strikeforce. No...
  2. Middleweight Nate Quarry relying on "old-man strength" for win at UFC Fight Night 19
    When middleweight slugger Nate Quarry (11-3 MMA, 6-2 UFC) steps into the cage against Tim Credeur (12-2 MMA, 3-0 UFC) on the main card of "UFC Fight Night 19: Diaz vs. Guillard" on Sept. 16, there...
  3. Monte Cox's Adrenaline MMA finalizes full card for Sept. 13 event in Iowa
    Monte Cox's Adrenaline MMA organization returns for its fourth show on Sept. 18, and the promotion today revealed the full 13-fight event card. In addition to the previously announced co-main event...
  4. CHRIS WILSON EXPECTING THE BEST MIKE PYLE
    When is the book coming out? From the U.S. to Brazil, a man finds solace in a place he once called home. Away from the distractions of mainstream America, a family man looks to begin anew until...
  5. Gray Maynard Focused on Roger Huerta, Not Lightweight Title
    If Gray Maynard wanted to, he could make a pretty good case that he deserves to be the No. 1 contender for the UFC lightweight title. After breaking into the UFC on the fifth season of The Ultimate...
  6. Ricardo Arona vs. Marvin Eastman to Headline Bitetti Combat 4 Fight Card
    A light heavyweight encounter between Ricardo Arona and Marvin Eastman will cap off a night of ten bouts at Saturday's Bitetti Combat 4 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. FanHouse confirmed Tuesday with...
  7. Dan Henderson Not Currently Signed to UFC
    Shootin down a rumor. Dan Henderson won't fight Antonio Rogerio Nogueira in his next fight. In fact, his next fight might not be in the UFC... STORY
  8. Urijah Faber joins ‘Cyborg’ Santos at ADCC September event
    Perhaps the most prestigious grappling tournament in the world — the Abu Dhabi Combat Club (ADCC) — recently rounded out its Submission Wrestling World Championships 65.9 kg weight class by adding...
  9. DREAM 11: Gesias ‘JZ’ Cavalcante vs Daisuke Nakamura on Oct. 6
    A lightweight tilt between Gesias Cavalcante (14-3-1) and Daisuke Nakamura (20-10) has been added to the upcoming DREAM 11 event from the Yokohama Arena in Kanagawa, Japan on Oct. 6. Cavalcante looks...
  10. Martin Kampmann ‘not worried about title shots’ heading into UFC 103 bout against Paul Daley
    UFC 103: “Franklin vs. Belfort” took a big blow last week when it was announced that Mike Swick would no longer be able to compete against Martin Kampmann in a number one contender qualifier matchup,...
  11. Wes Sims: homeless to TUF House
    CP: Were you ever worried about the stigma of getting back into the UFC via the reality show? Or did you just think that whatever got you in the UFC was worth it? WES SIMS: No, people understand....
  12. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal Confirmed For “EA Sports MMA”
    Add Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal to the list of names that have been confirmed for the upcoming video game titled “EA Sports MMA“. FiveOuncesOfPain.com was recently able to confirm Lawal’s involvement in...
  13. Kenny Florian vs. Clay Guida Confirmed for UFC 107
    Kenny Florian will meet up with Clay Guida at UFC 107 on December 12th in Memphis, Tennessee. KenFlo vs. Guida
  14. Todd Duffee targeted for UFC 107 in December
    Following his impressive seven-second win over Tim Hague at UFC 102 in August, heavyweight prospect Todd Duffee (5-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) made it clear he wanted to fight as quickly as possible. The UFC...
  15. Bob Sapp to face Sokoudjou at DREAM 11
    Bob "The Beast" Sapp (16-5-1) will stand in for an injured Gegard Mousasi to face Rameau Thierry Sokodjou in the semifinals of Dream's Super Hulk Tournament Oct. 6 at Dream 11. The fill-in is just...
  16. Injured Sherk Haunted By Steroid Suspension
    "Sean Sherk’s 2007 steroid suspension is always just a few steps behind him. The former UFC lightweight champion was reminded of that last week when he withdrew with a shoulder injury from his bout...
  17. UFC hopeful Chris Wilson fighting for survival at UFC Fight Night 19
    "As fans, we sometimes are immune to the personal issues that impact the lives and affect the performances of the athletes we love to watch. We expect quarterbacks to throw touchdowns and guards to...
  18. Tyson Griffin plans to push Franca to the Limit
    "Ask any professional fighter and they’re likely to tell you that they’ve never gone into a bout 100-percent healthy. But every once in a while, when punching someone in the face, and often getting...
  19. "Superman" vs. "Doomsday" shifted to The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale in December
    Despite previous reports to the contrary, a rumored matchup between Dennis "Superman" Hallman (41-12-2 MMA, 1-3 UFC) and John "Doomsday" Howard (12-4 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will actually take place at The...
  20. Andrei Arlovski Postpones Boxing Debut to Focus on MMA, Sets Record Straight on Playing Russian Roulette
    Fighters.com’s tenth-ranked heavyweight “Pitbull” Andrei Arlovski (14-7) has postponed his previously planned professional boxing debut anticipated for the end of September or early October to focus...
  21. UFC’s Rich Franklin: “Vitor Belfort Still Poses a Threat”
    Former UFC middleweight champion “Ace” Rich Franklin (26-4) fielded questions from the media Tuesday afternoon. Franklin will fight “Phenom” Vitor Belfort (17-8) at UFC 103 is Dallas 19 September....
  22. Report: Paul Taylor vs. John Hathaway, Nick Osipczak vs. TBA likely for UFC 105
    While a promised main event is still lacking for the UFC's next trip to the U.K., the undercard is slowly coming together. British-based magazine Fighters Only is reporting that a welterweight bout...
  23. "TUF 10" cast member Jon Madsen's road to UFC already crossed Brock Lesnar
    Jon Madsen's first meeting with Brock Lesnar displayed the elements that would later make him one of the most intriguing up-and-coming heavyweights in mixed-martial-arts. Even though they were only...
  24. Filho fires back at Mousasi: 'He wants to talk,I will beat him up'
    Filho firing back at Mousasi for his 'lil donkey comment and sayin Filho used steroids'.. Filho - “The fight isn’t signed yet but it will happen. DREAM and Strikeforce have connection. Wherever he...
  25. Antonio Minotauro Nogueira Newest Interview
    In an interview with Affliction, Antônio Nogueira discussed his last fight, training, and the future. When talking about his legendary fight with Randy Couture at UFC 102 he said, “The fight was...
  26. Frankie Edgar vs. Kurt Pellegrino likely for The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale
    ESPN.com's "Inside MMA" host Jon Anik reported today on his Twitter account that a Dec. 5 bout between Frankie Edgar (10-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) and Kurt Pellegrino (14-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) is currently in the...
  27. UFC 103 GOING BIG IN TEXAS WITH 13 BOUTS
    As the saying goes, everything’s bigger in Texas – including the fight cards. With the superfight between former middleweight champion Rich Franklin and Vitor Belfort already signed, the Ultimate...
  28. Efrain Escudero: Both of Us Are Hungry And We're Not Going to Stop
    The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Efrain Escudero is all healed up and ready for his first stab at making a mark in the UFC lightweight division since securing a six-figure UFC contract last December....
  29. Tito Ortiz Spars With Cris Cyborg
    Tito Ortiz is a 205-pound man, and Cristiane "Cris Cyborg" Santos is a 145-pound woman, but as Ortiz recovers from back surgery and prepares to return to the UFC, he says rolling on the mats with...
  30. Nissen Osterneck Teams Up With Chabad To Warn Kids About Substance Abuse
    Former UFC middleweight Nissen Osterneck feels like a new person every day he wakes up. His life, which was mired with substance abuse eight years ago, changed when he became a MMA fighter. In this...
  31. UFC Lightweight Clay Guida Training at Greg Jackson's MMA Camp
    While on "Inside MMA," Clay Guida announced that he will train at Greg Jackson's to prepare for his upcoming fight with Kenny Florian at UFC 107. STORY
  32. Aleksander Emelianenko vs. Blagoi Ivanov Called Off
    Alex Emelyanenko officially says that he will not take part in fight against Blagoy Ivanov. The fight would have taken place in Seoul (South Korea) on the 29th of September. STORY
  33. Wes Sims shacks up with ‘obnoxious pigs’ and a ravenous Roy Nelson for TUF 10
    “I’m surprised how much food was eaten in that house. I’m surprised that, of that food, so much of it was eaten by Roy Nelson. STORY
  34. Kimbo: I come in to knock them out or get knocked out, win or lose
    Infamous street fighter turned mixed martial artist Kimbo Slice talked exclusively to our editor Matt Freeman earlier today regarding his time in the house and what he had hoped to achieve through...
  35. Buentello and Coker not seeing eye to eye, UFC bound?
    Buentello and Coker not seeing eye to eye, UFC bound? Coker speaks on Buentello and says he turned down Fedor fight, and was let out of his Strikeforce contract.
  36. Yves Edwards: "I don't want to go out like the last two or three years"
    Four wins, seven losses. It's a record that would be less-than-desirable for any professional fighter over an 11-fight stretch. But for a man once known as the uncrowned champion of the UFC's...
  37. Bellator Champion Alvarez May Get DREAM Fight
    Although it won't come without something in return, Bellator is considering letting it's Lightweight Champion, Eddie Alvarez, fight at DREAM 12 on October 25 in Japan. According to the source,...
  38. UFCFN 19 - Gray Maynard Interview
    Firstly, you’re scheduled to compete in the co-main event of UFC Fight Night 19 against Roger Heurta. How has your camp been, and how are you feeling in the run up to the fight? Maynard - I feel...
  39. FRANK MIR VS CHEICK KONGO AGREED FOR UFC 107
    Former UFC heavyweight champion Frank Mir is set to return to the Octagon to face French striker Cheick Kongo. Sources close to the situation confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on Thursday that the fight is...
  40. Dana White: UFC Heavyweight Division Best Ever, TUF Makes It Stronger
    We're less than a week away from the start of Season 10 of The Ultimate Fighter, and in a commercial to promote the show, UFC President Dana White makes a strong claim: "In UFC history, I don't think...
  41. Hari 'Throws to Hurt With Every Shot'
    I've always believed that the one thing Japan's K-1 kickboxing promotion needs to take off in the United States is the emergence of one recognizable star. It's looking increasingly like HDNet, which...
  42. Nate Marquardt vs. Dan Henderson Targeted for UFC 105 Main Event
    UFC 105 may have found its main event. FanHouse has learned that the UFC is looking to book a middleweight bout between Nate Marquardt and Dan Henderson for the Nov. 14 show at the Manchester Evening...
  43. Aleksander Emilianenko Up For Grabs
    Aleksander Emelianenko, the younger brother of Fedor, is back on the market for a new fight after announcing on his website Thursday his withdrawal from a Sept. 29 fight in South Korea. Citing the...
  44. Daniel Cormier Still Unsure Who He'll Be Fighting, Doesn't Mind Waiting
    Earlier this week, Strikeforce confirmed FanHouse's report that two-time Olympic wrestler and six-time senior national champion freestyle wrestler, Daniel Cormier, will be making his MMA debut on the...
  45. Efrain Escudero: I Have to Prove to Everybody I Belong in UFC
    The Ultimate Fighter 8 winner Efrain Escudero is all healed up and ready for his first stab at making a mark in the UFC lightweight division since securing a six-figure UFC contract last December....
  46. Jorge Santiago, Kevin Randleman Added to Sengoku 11
    With the promotion's understated-yet-important tenth show still a few weeks off, World Victory Road has officially announced the addition of three big names to the bill for its "Sengoku 11" event at...
  47. Should the UFC Have the Power to Veto Outside Projects?
    ?Rampage Jackson's decision to pull out of UFC 107 in order to star in The A-Team has those inside and outside the company considering how these incidents can be avoided in the future. The guys over...
  48. WWE star turned MMA fighter O'Haire arrested
    "The huge jackass club just got another member with the arrest of former pro wrestler Sean O'Haire. TMZ reports that O'Haire, whose real last name is Haire, was throw in the clink this weekend for...
  49. UFC newcomers Alexander Gustafsson and Jared Hamman meet at UFC 105
    Undefeated Swedish light heavyweight Alexander Gustafsson (8-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and fellow UFC newcomer and EliteXC veteran Jared Hamman (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will meet at UFC 105. UFC 105 takes place...
  50. Paul Daley "I can KO him with one punch"
    Paul Daley "I can KO him with one punch" One thing Paul "Semtex" Daley never lacked was confidence, as he details why Kampmann won't be in the best mindset.
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