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  1. Dan Lauzon vs Cole Miller Agreed for UFC 108
    "A lightweight match has been added to the UFC 108 undercard. Dan Lauzon makes his return to the Octagon to face American Top Team fighter Cole Miller. The bout was confirmed to MMAWeekly.com on...
  2. Report: John Kolosci vs. Shamar Bailey set for "Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers" prelims
    "With the main card set, Strikeforce is now busy filling out the preliminary card of its Nov. 7 event, "Fedor vs. Rogers." The Northwest Indiana Times is reporting Shamar Bailey (9-1) vs. John...
  3. Grove vs. Rosholt, Others Added To UFC 106
    Several previously rumored additions to the UFC 106 card are now official today. Kendall Grove vs. Jake Rosholt has been added to the prelims, while Karo Parisyan vs. Dustin Hazelett and Jon Fitch...
  4. Jamie Varner on Donald Cerrone: "We can run it back and see who the real man is"
    SAN ANTONIO – Being Jamie Varner (16-2 MMA, 4-0 WEC) just isn't easy. After the WEC champ entered a post-WEC 43 weigh-ins Q&A session to a chorus of boos, one of the first questions asked was if he...
  5. Miguel Torres eyes January return, targets Brian Bowles with or without the belt
    SAN ANTONIO – Former WEC bantamweight title holder Miguel Torres (37-2 MMA, 5-1 WEC) has come to terms with his shocking August loss to new champion Brian Bowles (8-0 MMA, 5-0 WEC). And as Torres...
  6. King of the Cage champ Joker Guymon realizes UFC dream
    King of the Cage welterweight titleholder Michael "The Joker" Guymon relinquished his belt and signed a four-fight deal with the Ultimate Fighting Championship. For the 35-year-old fighter it was a...
  7. Mirko Cro Cop Still Coping with his Loss to Junior Dos Santos, Will Finish his UFC Contract
    "I was very, very disturbed after the loss to Dos Santos. I was in such a state that I wished to hang myself in my hotel room so I would be gone. Three losses in my last seven fights is nothing but a...
  8. Mike Swick blasts Paul Daley
    Mike ‘Quick’ Swick has blasted Paul ‘Semtex’ Daley via Twitter in the latest round of a war of words that has developed between the pair. Daley has been talking up a fight with Swick since standing...
  9. WEC 43 draws 5,176 spectators; Harris says he's "sure" promotion will return to Texas
    SAN ANTONIO – The WEC's second trip to Texas drew less attendees than the first visit, but promotion officials insisted they were still pleased with the result. At Saturday night's "WEC 43: Cerrone...
  10. UFC 108 - Rashad Evans vs. Thiago Silva signed for Vegas
    UFC light heavyweight champion, Rashad Evans and Brazilian bad boy, Thiago Silva have put pen to paper and made official their fight at UFC 108. Evans will look to rebound from a loss for the first...
  11. Rafael Assuncao happy with WEC 43 performance; Urijah Faber up next?
    SAN ANTONIO – WEC featherweight Rafael Assuncao (14-1 MMA, 2-0 WEC) has just two wins by knockout or TKO in his near-six-year career. So why was he so willing to stand and trade with Canadian slugger...
  12. For WEC's Dave Jansen, proof is in the pudding (that he no longer has to serve)
    SAN ANTONIO – Mixed martial arts wins often mean very different things to different people. For lightweight Dave Jansen (13-0 MMA, 1-0 WEC), his WEC 43 victory over Rich Crunkilton (16-3 MMA, 8-2...
  13. Mir "extremely interested" in fight with "The Spider," open to rematch with Nogueira
    SAN ANTONIO – Frank Mir (12-4 MMA, 10-4 UFC) may be currently planning to fight Cheick Kongo at UFC 107 in December, but the French striker isn't the only opponent on the former UFC champ's mind. In...
  14. Comedian John Heffron to host 2009 World MMA Awards ceremony
    John Heffron has been tapped as host of the Dec. 30 ceremony for the 2009 World MMA Awards, the comedian today announced via Twitter. Heffron, a Michigan native who won the second season of NBC's...
  15. Junior Dos Santos Versus Gabriel Gonzaga in UFC Heavyweight Matchup
    A matchup between Fighters.com’s seventh-ranked heavyweight “Cigano” Junior dos Santos (9-1) and former UFC title challenger “Napão” Gabriel Gonzaga (11-4) is in the works, Fighters.com has confirmed...
  16. Jorge Santiago on life in the USA and getting back to the UFC
    American Top Team fighter Jorge Santiago has been preparing for his upcoming fight on November 7th, however, none opponent is announced untill today. Santiago denied a rumour about a fight versus...
  17. Cowboy Takes a Step Back, Will Earn His Return
    "Donald “Cowboy” Cerrone came up short against Ben Henderson at WEC 43, but gave the fans a true show. The lightweights went toe-to-toe in an immediate Fight of the Year candidate, with Henderson...
  18. Henderson-Varner WEC Title Fight Will Be in Early 2010; Arizona Targeted
    "Jamie Varner's comeback will have to wait a little longer. While the WEC had hoped to stage a matchup between lightweight champion Varner and new interim champion Ben Henderson in December, such a...
  19. UFC planning to make Australian debut in February at Sydney's Acer Arena
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship will soon head to Australia. The UFC, which has never previously previously hosted an event on the continent nation, has contacted the Combat Sports Authority about...
  20. Ben Henderson ‘definitely’ beat Donald Cerrone
    “No excuses. I take my hat off to the guy. He did what he had to do. No excuses. It was a great fight and I’m ready to do it again anytime … I think he won the fight. Some people say it might not...
  21. Vince McMahon says WWE a "more sophisticated" product than MMA
    During the peak of what the company refers to as its "attitude era" a decade ago, the WWE's audience was dominated by young men. While its popularity has waned, the fan base has simultaneously grown...
  22. Yves Edwards TKOs fellow 50-fight vet Kyle Jensen at weekend Raging Wolf event
    After back-to-back losses and a 4-7 record from 2005 to mid-2008, UFC and PRIDE veteran Yves Edwards was worried that his once-dominant reputation would be spoiled upon his exit from the fight game....
  23. Mirko Cro Cop Admits Contemplating Suicide After dos Santos Loss
    “I was very, very disturbed after the loss to Dos Santos," he said in an interview with Croatian site Nokaut last week. "I was in such a state that I wished to hang myself in my hotel room so I would...
  24. Spike TV to air UFC 104 prelim fights of Bader vs. Schafer, Hardonk vs. Barry on Oct. 24
    In what MMA fans will surely hope is sign of things to come, Spike TV today announced it'll air two fights from the UFC 104 preliminary card before the event's main card goes live on pay-per-view....
  25. Officiating & Sunlight’s Disinfecting Properties
    For their Saturday night theatrics, Benson Henderson and Donald Cerrone may well take "Fight of the Year" honors when Sherdog staffers convene in January to talk about awards hardware for 2009. It...
  26. Ben Henderson says WEC 43 "Fight of the Year" just next step on path to greatness
    New WEC interim lightweight champion Benson Henderson (10-1 MMA, 3-0 WEC) defeated Donald Cerrone in what is being widely referred to as 2009's "Fight of the Year" in the main event of this past...
  27. Gonzaga vs. Dos Santos targeted for UFC 108
    Heavyweights Junior Dos Santos and Gabriel Gonzaga are expected to meet at UFC 108 on Jan. 2 in Las Vegas. Multiple sources on Monday told MMAWeekly.com that the fight has been agreed to and...
  28. Jamie Varner: ‘I want to apologize to Donald Cerrone for every ill word I ever said about him’
    What was fast-becoming one of the most heated feuds in Mixed Martial Arts could be simmering down now thanks to an apology issued by current WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner on the popular...
  29. Shawn Tompkins Leaving Xtreme Couture?
    It appears as though longtime Xtreme Couture striking coach Shawn Tompkins will be leaving the world famous Las Vegas based gym in the very near future. Link
  30. Johny Hendricks Vs Ricardo Funch At UFC 107
    Undefeated welterweights Johny Hendricks and Ricardo Funch have signed to do battle on the undercard of UFC 107, according to multiple sources MMAWeekly.com spoke to on Monday evening. UFC 107 is...
  31. Dan Hardy: Mike Swick has ‘no clue’ about ‘the beating’ he will get at UFC 105
    “I have read some articles on the internet saying that I may lack the “killer instinct” in this fight with Swick because I’ve hung out with Mike and we get along very well. Not gonna happen…. A...
  32. UFC 108 targeted for MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas + Gilbert Yvel applies for NSAC License
    The UFC has officially requested approval for a Jan 2 event at MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported in September, the UFC's traditional "year-end"...
  33. Filho thinks the UFC is conspiring against his fellow Brazilian fighters
    Speaking to Tatame Magazine, Filho said: “The UFC is a great event, but the Americans do everything so that you cannot get the advantage. They [do] everything to get you down. American is American,...
  34. Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante vs. Aaron Rosa targeted for "Strikeforce Challengers" on Nov. 20
    A light heavyweight contest between Rafael "Feijao" Cavalcante (7-2) and Aaron Rosa (12-2) is the works for the televised portion of Strikeforce's "Challengers Series" event on Nov. 20 in Kansas...
  35. Caol Uno Vs Fabricio Camoes at UFC 106 + Wanderlei Silva Vs Yoshihiro Akiyama
    The UFC, THQ and WOWOW held a joint press conference today in Tokyo to promote the Japanese broadcast of The Ultimate Fighter 9 (not 10) and release of "UFC Undisputed 2009." A couple interesting...
  36. Sengoku Announces 2 Fights Today For Sengoku 11, Other News
    At a press conference today in Japan, World Victory Road announced 2 new fights for Sengoku 11 on November 7 at Ryogoku Kokugikan (Sumo Hall) in Tokyo. Satoru Kitaoka vs. Jorge Masvidal and Ronnie...
  37. The Pension for Punishment
    "The ultimate fighter at 25 has a body with a good temperament for training. He can take repeated abuse and repair himself. He can fight four times a year -- or five, or seven -- if he wishes. If he...
  38. Sanitago To Face Mamed Khalidov At Sengoku 11
    World Victory Road today added another fight to Sengoku 11 in addition to the 2 previously announced: Sengoku Middleweight Champion Jorge Santiago returns to face Mamed Khalidov. But in a rather...
  39. Demian Maia still hopeful for a title shot despite "tremendous error" against Nate Marquardt
    “Depending on the opponents, if they’re tough guys, well known, I think I will get the chance of fighting for the belt in two or three fights. I want a hard adversary to show everything what I...
  40. BJ Penn: "I definitely want to fight GSP again"
    “I definitely want to fight GSP again. I’m biased and I have confidence in myself and I don’t think the fight would go anything like that if we fought again. I’ve got to defend the lightweight title...
  41. Kimbo Slice vs. Houston Alexander possible for UFC 107
    A slugfest between Kimbo Slice and Houston Alexander is looking like a strong possibility for UFC 107. A source close to the situation advised FiveOuncesofPain.com today that although no bout...
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  42. Shogun "will knock Machida out in round 3"
    Mauricio Ruas’s coach Andre Dida (the Muay Thai specialist and K-1 fighter) has been reponsible for Shogun’s preparation for his upcoming fight against light-heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida on...
  43. 'King Mo' signs with Strikeforce
    Muhammad "King Mo'' Lawal has signed a multi-fight deal with Strikeforce and could make his promotional debut as early as December, according to a source with knowledge of the negotiations. The deal...
  44. Anderson Silva Doesn't Think Vitor Belfort Has Earned a Title Shot, May Not Fight at UFC 108
    (Anderson Silva's manager Ed) Soares maintains a title eliminator between Nate Marquardt and Dan Henderson is the most logical idea for Silva's next contender, given their recent victories and...
  45. Junie Browning Apologizes, Promises to Improve Himself
    Former UFC lightweight Junie Browning spoke publicly for the first time Tuesday, exactly one week after he reportedly consumed 16 pills of the anti-anxiety medication Klonopin in an attempt to...
  46. K-1 and DREAM announce ‘Dynamite!!’ New Year’s Eve supershow
    At an Oct 14 press conference hosted by Fighting and Entertainment Group (FEG), president Sadaharu Tanigawa and DREAM event producer Keiichi Sasahara unveiled the synopsis of this year’s annual...
  47. WEC 43: 419,000 Viewers On Versus
    Reports are now out that WEC 43 did a total of 419,000 viewers Saturday night on Versus. This was down 37% from WEC 42 in August, but this can partly be blamed on Versus not being available on...
  48. Who Wins If Cain Velasquez Fights Fedor?
    Cain, if you ask him. While making the rounds promoting his fight with Ben Rothwell at UFC 104, Velasquez said he definitely wins against Fedor, should that fight ever happen. "I'm a proud Mexican...
  49. Frank Trigg vs. Tomato Can Coming To An Octagon Near You?
    Don't laugh too hard. If Frank Trigg has his way that could happen. That's kinda what he wants because he realizes he's likely out of UFC again if he loses his next fight, which could be against Matt...
  50. Aussie Rag Slams MMA Down Under, Elvis Slams Back
    Uh-Huh. A few days ago, The Sydney Morning Herald ran the usual MMA hatchet job when covering the UFC venture into the land down under, peppering the article with all the tried-and-true anti-fight...
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