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  1. Wanderlei: "I fight anyone, the UFC don't need to offer me second options"
    Wanderlei Silva has explained to Fighters Only how he came to be matched with Mike Bisping instead of Yoshihiro Akiyama for UFC Australia. The Brazilian legend agreed to the match yesterday and says...
  2. UFC Returns To Newark, NJ On March 27
    Although the event hasn't been announced and the exact date isn't official, the latest word on UFC's return to Newark, NJ in March '10 is that it will be March 27, not earlier dates as previously...
  3. White prepared to call M-1 Global's bluff of free Lesnar vs. Emelianenko bout
    Earlier this month, M-1 Global exec Jerry Millen made waves by claiming Fedor Emelianenko would be willing to fight Brock Lesnar for free. UFC president Dana White recently told MMAjunkie.com Radio...
  4. Mark Coleman Official For UFC 109 Fight With Couture
    The expected Mark Coleman-Randy Couture fight scheduled for UFC 109 is now half-official. It was confirmed today that Coleman has signed his bout agreement for the contest according to Coleman's...
  5. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal: ‘My slowest is faster than Whitehead’s fastest’
    It’s not hard to see why Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal is widely touted as one of the sport’s fastest rising prospects with all of the early indications of a future champion. A freestyle wrestler of the...
  6. Anderson Silva's recovery slow, not fighting Vitor Belfort at UFC 109
    Scratch one more title fight for the UFC. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned from sources close to the organization that a planned bout between UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva and...
  7. With WEC 46 win, Urijah Faber wants his shot at new champ Jose Aldo
    Despite a stellar career record, former WEC featherweight champion Urijah Faber (22-3 MMA, 7-2 WEC) undoubtedly feels like he's got a score to settle with Mike Brown. Two losses in less than a year...
  8. Alistair Overeem Still Prefers MMA, Even as He Seeks K-1 Title
    "My passion is in MMA," said Overeem, the Strikeforce heavyweight champion. "That's what I like to do. But now that I beat Peter Aerts (to get to) the Final 8, I feel like the title is within reach,...
  9. Rumour: Don Quijote to Buy FEG’s MMA Division
    Now it’s being reported that the president of Don Quijote, Yasuda, set up a meeting between FEG to enable this Sengoku vs. Dream co-promotion as an attempt to strengthen Japanese MMA. Initially,...
  10. Rumble Exclusive: Jon Jones Interview
    he 22-year-old New York native and former junior college national wrestling champion burst onto the scene in January, when he floored Stephan Bonnar with an unorthodox spinning back elbow and then...
  11. Golden Glory releases statement on circumstances surrounding the death of Vitali Mitu
    Earlier this week, Golden Glory released the autopsy result and other details regarding the death of Vitali Mitu.Mitu, a 22 year-old native of Soldanesti, Moldova, collapsed following a sparring...
  12. UFC 110: Joe Stevenson vs George Sotiropoulos in the works for Feb. 21 in Australia
    Lightweights Joe Stevenson and George Sotiropoulos are currently in negotiations to collide at UFC 110 from the Acer Arena in Sydney, Australia, on Feb. 21, 2010.Bout agreements have been distributed...
  13. Junie Browning Returns To Action, Wins At MMA Big Show
    And he's still Junie Browning. The former TUF contestant and UFC castoff beat Scott Cornwell by first-round submission at last night's MMA Big Show event in Indiana, but then showed that he really...
  14. UFC 107 fighter weigh-ins slated for Dec. 11 at FedExForum in Memphis
    Official fighter weigh-ins for next month's "UFC 107: Penn vs. Sanchez" event take place Friday, Dec. 11, at the FedExForum in Memphis, Tenn.The event, which is free and open to the public, begins at...
  15. Pickett Pulls Double-Duty With 135 & WEC Debut
    One of the U.K’s best-kept secrets, British slugger Brad Pickett, has become another name added to the Zuffa roster, recently signing on with World Extreme Cagefighting.A Cage Rage veteran, Pickett...
  16. Don't Know Anthony Njokuani? You Should
    Until he walks to his dressing room, Anthony Njokuani is a guy getting better all the time. He’s made peace with his family. He’s getting respect as a mixed martial artist. He smiles a lot.Then,...
  17. Marcus Davis thought Ben Saunders 'was going to be a very easy fight' at UFC 106
    "The game plan originally was to jump right on him, to give him no room at all, get in his face and smother everything and overwhelm him with speed on the inside. But I wasn’t able to do that ......
  18. CSAC takes stance on medical Marijuana
    The California State Athletic Commission recently issued a statement declaring its stance on Medical Marijuana as it relates to drug testing for athletes it licenses. The Commission made it clear...
  19. Jon "War Machine" Koppenhaver Goes Berserk at Porn Industry Party
    http://www.bloodyelbow.com/2009/11/29/1178175/war-machine-goes-berserk-at-porn ..."This looked like something out of a bad Vince McMahon script as this guy War Machine went nuts and began taking...
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  20. Antonio Rogerio Nogueira interested in fight with Forrest Griffin
    "It would be a good fight. Forrest is an aggressive guy who fights on his feet, and I like that. He also has excellent Jiu-Jitsu and absurd wind. It would be a really good fight." -Antonio Rogerio...
  21. 25 MIllion Watch SF's 11/7 Event Worldwide
    M-1 Global and Strikeforce have announced that the November 7th Strikeforce: Fedor vs. Rogers event was viewed by 25 million homes. The show scored 5.46 million viewers in the United States on the...
  22. UFC 107 Prelims WILL NOT Air On Spike
    Sorry UFC fans, but no free rides when UFC 107 comes around. It was confirmed today that Spike would not air any live prelims before the UFC 107 PPV on December 12, breaking a stretch of such airing...
  23. Dave Jansen Returns At WEC 46, But Not Facing Casimir
    Undefeated WEC Lightweight Dave Jansen is set to return to action at WEC 46, but there's been a slight change of plans. Jansen originally appeared set to face Bendy Casimir, who would be making his...
  24. UFC 110: Michael Bisping Talks Wanderlei Silva
    "My plan is to go to Australia 2 weeks before the fight. I'll be training at the Wolf's Lair from now and keep improving." "I'm sure Wanderlei can make the cut to 185. But it's never easy making...
  25. Jake Rosholt Cut By UFC
    Apparently being able to jump out of a pool forwards and backwards isn't enough to save Jake Rosholt's UFC career. Despite his rather unique talents he announced today he's been released after a 1-2...
  26. Jake Shields: Cung Le showed his true colors by ducking me
    "I’m a little frustrated. I thought [Cung and I] were friends, but I kind of lost respect for him when he decided not to fight me and hand picked his [next] opponent. I expected it from him,...
  27. Radach Out, Lawler Awaits New Opponent for Dec. 19 Strikeforce
    Benji Radach will not face off against Robbie Lawler in a featured middleweight bout at Strikeforce “Evolution” on Dec. 19 at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif. Radach’s agent, Ken Pavia, said the...
  28. Lift The Ban Watch: MMA Now Legal In Massachusetts
    Boston, get ready-UFC is officially on the way. Massachusetts governor Deval Patrick today signed into law a bill, versions of which were previously approved by the House and Senate, that calls for...
  29. Brett Rogers wants to strip Alistair Overeem
    "[Fedor] is certainly the best heavyweight in the world. But he does have weaknesses. We all do – isn’t that what makes champions great -- they win even with weaknesses? They win even though they can...
  30. UFC Quick Quote: Anderson Silva's manager confirms pending Belfort fight
    “It’s a tough fight, Vitor is a dangerous guy, but Anderson is a tough guy, (Vitor) is gonna fight the best pound for pound fighter in the world.” -- UFC Middleweight Champion Anderson Silva’s...
  31. Diaz will still fight in Cali, but Florida on tap
    Nick Diaz will not be deterred by the California State Athletic Commission’s formal stance on medical marijuana. Diaz’s manager, Cesar Gracie, said Monday that his fighter would continue to fight in...
  32. Matt Hughes Says Next Fight Could Be 4/10
    Although the original plan was for Matt Hughes to next fight in UFC in February, possibly at UFC 109 or 110, he now says his next fight will be April 10. No UFC event is set for that date, so...
  33. Sadollah vs. Blackburn Likely For UFN 20 Main Card
    Virginia native Amir Sadollah likely will get a chance to fight in front of the hometown fans in January. He reportedly has agreed to face Brad Blackburn at UFN 20 in Va. on January 11, paperwork...
  34. Still Healing: Nogueira Fighting Staph Battle
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira, the only man to hold both UFC and Pride heavyweight titles, spoke with Sherdog.com while he was in Las Vegas to watch his brother fight at UFC 106. Now scheduled to face...
  35. Junior dos Santos waiting for an opponent
    With Gonzaga’s left, Junior’s presence is a doubt, but the heavyweight wants to stay on the card, scheduled to January 2. “I’m waiting an UFC proposal, but probably they will put someone else on his...
  36. Maybe Vitor Belfort Won't Leapfrog Nate Marquardt For Title Shot After All
    When it was initially announced that Vitor Belfort was getting the next crack at UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva, everyone from Ed Soares to Belfort himself acknowledged that this was at least...
  37. Alistair Overeem: Compared to MMA, K-1 is easy
    "Though they look similar, they are totally different sports. There is no fighter who holds the top title in both [K-1 and MMA]. If the other top eight K-1 fighters fought me in MMA, I would beat...
  38. UFC 108 - Paul Daley Vs Carlos Condit Now Co-Main Event
    The welterweight showdown between Brit, Paul “Semtex” Daley and “The Natural Born Killer” Carlos Condit has been made the co-main event of the evening at UFC 108 on January 2nd in Las Vegas, Nevada....
  39. Josh Koscheck vs. Paulo Thiago II Being Targeted for UFC 109
    The UFC is targeting a welterweight rematch between Josh Koscheck and Paulo Thiago at UFC 109 on Feb. 6. FanHouse learned of the potential fight on Tuesday, but the bout has yet to be made official...
  40. Manhunt Monday: Jonathan Koppenhaver
    A man who trained to use choke-holds in the fighting ring is accused of beating and choking his girlfriend. According to Metro, 28-year-old Jonathan Koppenhaver got into a violent fight with his...
  41. MMAmania.com Interviews Fedor Emelianenko
    http://www.mmamania.com/2009/12/1/1181087/the-emperors-new-groove-an#storyjump In the sport of mixed martial arts, five-time world champion Fedor Emelianenko still reigns supreme. After nearly a...
  42. Fedor Emelianenko and Gegard Mousasi? "King Mo" says bring it
    While just five fights into his MMA career, multi-weight-class contender Muhammed Lawal (5-0) is already looking to take down some of the sport's best fighters. A recent Strikeforce signee, Lawal...
  43. Ryan Bader vs. Keith Jardine for UFC 110 in Australia
    A light heavyweight bout has been added to the UFC's first trip to the land down under as former "Ultimate Fighter" winner, Ryan "Darth" Bader, looks to keep his undefeated record in tact as he faces...
  44. UFC 110 Officially Announced, Will Be PPV
    Confirming what had been expected for some time now, UFC officially announced UFC 110 for Australia today. The event will be Sunday, February 22, meaning with the time differences it will air...
  45. Strikeforce Signs Melvin Manhoef To Exclusive US Deal
    Strikeforce has just put it's Middleweight division on notice: Start writing your wills. Their latest huge signing is one of the world's most feared strikers-"Marvelous" Melvin Manhoef. He's signed...
  46. ESPN UK airs The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale live on Sunday morning
    Fight fans in the United Kingdom can rejoice; The Ultimate Fighter 10 Finale will air live after all. After initial confusion and apparently no plans for a broadcast, UFC UK President Marshall...
  47. Strikeforce announces deal with Canada's Super Channel, "Evolution" airs Dec. 19
    Canadian fight fans can now watch more top-level MMA events following today's announcement of a deal between Strikeforce/Showtime and Super Channel. Super Channel, Canada's only premium ("pay")...
  48. Prangley Expected to Face Lawler at Evolution
    American Kickboxing Academy standout Trevor Prangley is expected to face Robbie Lawler at Strikeforce: Evolution on Dec. 19 in San Jose, Calif. Multiple MMAWeekly.com sources indicated the bout was...
  49. RENZO GRACIE CONFIRMS UFC SIGNING
    The 42-year-old Gracie on Wednesday, in an interview with Combate.com’s Paula Sack, confirmed wide speculation that he has indeed signed to make his promotional debut for the UFC in 2010. MMA Weekly...
  50. Maia claims he would have tangled Marquardt up if he went for the coup de grace
    “A lot of people say that what [Marquardt] had done was nice, because he didn’t hit me on the floor,” said Demian in the conversation that was translated by Tatame.com. “Maybe it was, but maybe he...
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