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  1. James Toney Still Wants to Fight in the UFC, Still Out of His Damn Mind
    “I met up with Dana. He was cool and said we could do business. We exchanged numbers and I texted him all night, ‘Don’t forget chicken ****!’ But I was sitting behind Chuck Liddell and I could tell...
  2. Cung Le: Jake Shields is using my name to get publicity
    Former Strikeforce Middleweight Champion Cung Le talks about his decision to return to mixed martial arts on Dec. 19 at "Evolution" to face the hard-hitting Scott Smith while in the midst of a break...
  3. Bellator champ Hector Lombard: "I want Dan Henderson" in Strikeforce
    With the recent revelation that UFC import Dan Henderson (25-7) will fight for Strikeforce at an as-yet-unannounced April event on CBS, speculation immediately turned to whom the dual-weight class...
  4. Execs says Versus to air UFC Fight Night-type events; move to NBC possible?
    The two Ultimate Fighting Championship events that air on Versus in 2010 will likely be UFC Fight Night broadcasts similar to those on Spike TV, UFC president Dana White today said. In a media...
  5. With UFC, WEC On Versus, PPVs To Remain Split
    While the UFC and WEC will now both host live events on Versus, don't expect the two companies to share talent anytime soon. Despite longstanding reports, rumors and requests for a potential merge...
  6. Lawler’s Strikeforce Bout Canceled
    link A middleweight bout featuring Robbie Lawler has been scratched for Saturday’s Strikeforce “Evolution” event at the HP Pavilion in San Jose, Calif., Sherdog.com confirmed with the promotion on...
  7. Cristiane ‘Cyborg’ Could Pose for Playboy
    Since stopping Gina Carano in August, Cristiane "Cyborg" Santos has been moving to the forefront of women’s MMA. In addition to winning a title belt and plenty of praise, she has received coverage in...
  8. Lorenzo Fertitta: 140,000 People Viewed UFC 106 Illegally
    UFC co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta testified Wednesday at a House Judiciary Committee hearing on piracy of live sports broadcasting over the Internet, and he said the UFC is potentially losing tens of...
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  9. Bellator signs standout Dan Hornbuckle for season-two welterweight tourney
    Bellator Fighting Championships added another star to its season-two welterweight tournament with the signing of top free agent Dan Hornbuckle. Bellator officials today exclusively revealed the...
  10. Fight vs. Overeem Nixed, Andrei Arlovski Looking to Return First Quarter 2010
    Andrei Arlovski is now looking to fight next sometime in the first quarter of 2010 after an offer to fight Alistair Overeem at Dynamite!! 2009 on New Year's Eve was pulled for a reason unknown to...
  11. UFC Signs Top 205-Pound Prospect, Former NCAA Champ Phil Davis
    With the war for MMA talent heating up lately, the importance of every signing has become magnified. The UFC has captured the latest prized recruit, signing former four-time collegiate wrestling...
  12. Ribeiro wants experience before the UFC
    “I have a contract with Sengoku and I want to stay there to have more experience. As much experience, better. If they do a GP, I’ll have an opportunity to fight for a belt”, explains the fighter. “If...
  13. “King Mo” sees Fedor “on the horizon”
    SAN JOSE, Calif., (Dec. 16, 2009) — Undefeated “King Mo” Lawal will make his Strikeforce debut and only his second mixed martial arts MMA appearance in the United States when he meets two-time NAIA...
  14. Jon Jones Asks NSAC For Reversal Of Decision
    “At minimum, Mr. Hamill should have had (an) opportunity to clearly understand what was being asked of him and given the ability to respond,” the letter states. “If allowed this basic right, we...
  15. Moving forward: Shogun Rua to start training in January for second battle with Lyoto Machida
    “I no longer think [about UFC 104] and can’t live from it anymore. I must only think on the next fight that’s going to be a battle. I was glad with my performance but not with the outcome. I wanted...
  16. Jonathan Goulet Returns At UFC 113
    "The Road Warrior" is headed to home turf for his Octagon return. UFC fighter Jonathan Goulet, out of action since December 2008 due to injury, will return to action at UFC 113 in Canada. Opponent...
  17. Shine Fights Signs Giva Santana
    Submission specialist Giva "The Arm Collector" Santana was signed today by Shine Fights, the latest signing in their 2009 signing spree. Santana sports perhaps the most appropriate/relevant fighter...
  18. Vancouver votes for two-year MMA regulatory trial, June UFC event now likely
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship's long-anticipated Vancouver event today got a green light. As expected, the Vancouver City Council today voted in favor of a two-year trial for mixed martial arts...
  19. Logan Stanton and Natasha Wicks Fired From UFC
    **********.com has learned that both Natasha Wicks and Logan Stanton have been cut from the UFC as ring girls. Stanton’s contract expired after UFC 107 and the UFC chose not to renew it. Wicks was...
  20. The Nightmare Has A New Dream
    And for Diego Sanchez, it's working towards another shot at BJ Penn, probably with a healthy dose of "YES! YES! YES!" "To be honest I’m really f’nnnn pist off I hate losing and am more hungry for...
  21. Make "Penn Vs. GSP 3" If You Want To Sell 40K Tickets At Aloha Stadium
    That's the request of native Hawaiian BJ Penn on possibly his next fight. Despite losing last time to GSP and making us suffer through "Vaseline-Gate" he wants a 3rd fight with the Welterweight...
  22. UFC 108: Kampmann-Volkmann, Lauzon-Miller To Air On Spike
    According to a source close to UFC 108, the 2 prelims that will air live on Spike as part of the first "UFC Prelim" broadcast of 2010 will be Martin Kampmann vs. Jakob Volkmann and Dan Lauzon vs....
  23. Sherk off UFC 108 card with another injury
    Not to sure how reliable, but if its true just another blow to a card that has taken far too many already...
  24. UFC 110 To Air LIVE And FREE In Australia
    If you live down under and didn't get tickets to UFC 110, you're not out of luck. The UFC and Network Ten today announced "UFC 110: Nogueira vs. Velasquez" will be broadcast on One, an Australian...
  25. UFC 109: Miller-Maia Promoted To PPV
    UFC 109 now has a complete PPV card again with the promotion of Dan Miller vs. Demian Maia from prelim to PPV. The opening came up when Antonio Rogerio Nogueira was forced off the card due to injury,...
  26. KJ Noons is ready for his Strikeforce return and a run at the lightweight title
    Former Elite XC lightweight champion and professional boxer KJ Noons checks in with MMAmania.com prior to the Dec. 19 "Evolution" event from the San Jose-based Strikeforce promotion. Noons competed...
  27. Bang! Duane Ludwig steps up to face Jim Miller at UFC 108 with Sean Sherk hurt
    Well when it rains, it pours.It's hard to imagine, but the injury-riddled UFC 108: "Evans vs. Silva" fight card has sustained yet another blow. However, the promotion has shifted seamlessly on the...
  28. Hendo-Shields For SF MW Title In April?
    It is being reported that that a Dan Henderson vs. Jake Shields Strikeforce Middleweight Title bout is in the works. Both men are reportedly in the end stages of the negotiations, and while bout...
  29. Ten Best - The Losses of 2009
    There are no moral victories in the UFC: A loss means half the paycheck the winner gets, a step away from a title shot and a disheartening trip home. But every now and then, a loss enhances a...
  30. WEC 45: Courtney Buck Says Fight Could Cost Him His Job
    Sometimes, determining a fighter's true motivation can prove a little difficult. But as WEC newcomer Courtney Buck preps for his WEC 45 preliminary card contest with undefeated featherweight Brandon...
  31. Big John is back...but not as a ref!
    Dave Meltzer gets the news that the beloved referee Big John McCarthy will be working his first Zuffa event since The Ultimate Fighter 6 finale two years ago. However, McCarthy will be working as a...
  32. Overeem Update: Dynamite Appearance, SF Update
    More Alistair Overeem news, which means it's bizarre and going to bring out the haters. While his negotiations to face Kazuyuki Fujita at Fields Fynamite!! began a while back, apparently nobody told...
  33. Cung Le Ready For StrikeForce Return
    Cung Le headlines this Saturday’s Strikeforce event in San Jose, Calif., against Scott “Hands of Steel” Smith. The bout is Le’s first following a 20-month hiatus from the sport, pursuing a career on...
  34. Marcus Davis signs four fight deal with the UFC
    Marcus “The Irish Hand Grenade” Davis has signed a new four-fight deal with the UFC, according to a source in his camp.Davis, 36, made his UFC debut on the second season of “The Ultimate Fighter” in...
  35. Njokuani Impresses in WEC, Looks to Beat Horodecki
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=302722 From breakdancing to cage-fighting and Nigeria to the U.S., Anthony (The Assassin) Njokuani has come a long way. The 29-year-old lightweight takes on Canadian...
  36. Canadian Horodecki Ready to make WEC Debut in Las Vegas
    Some worry about ring rust as Chris (The Polish Hammer) Horodecki returns to action Saturday night in his World Extreme Cagefighting debut. The baby-faced 22-year-old from London, Ont., has fought...
  37. UFC Continues Campaign to Sanction MMA in Ontario
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=302851 Having succeeded in helping re-open Vancouver to mixed martial arts, the UFC continues the fight to get the sport sanctioned in Ontario. That involves a...
  38. DIAZ VS. ZAROMSKIS
    LINK Strikeforce: Miami now has a main event. MMAWeekly.com has learned that Nick Diaz and Marius Zaromskis have verbally agreed to a welterweight battle in the Jan. 30 event’s top slot, set for the...
  39. Penn Talks About Blood Licking: I Gotta Stop Doing That
    ollowing his five-round dismantling of Diego Sanchez at UFC 107, an emotional BJ Penn licked the blood off his gloves and pounded his chest in an animal-like frenzy.The UFC lightweight belt holder...
  40. Frank Shamrock: Jake Shields is a boring, leg-humping CBS ratings killer
    "I don't like Jake. I've got nothing for him.... He'll never fight me. He'll never make that kind of money and get that kind of shot because I don't like him.... I don’t want to fight Jake Shields...
  41. UFC to Boston On August 28
    Get ready, Boston-UFC's debut in the area is now set. Although it won't be officially announced until closer to the event date, Dana White tells The Boston Herald that UFC will make it's Boston debut...
  42. WEC 45 bonuses (spoiler-ish)
    mmajunkie LAS VEGAS – Donald Cerrone, Ed Ratcliff, Scott Jorgensen, Takeya Mizugaki, Anthony Njokuani and Brad Pickett each earned fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's "WEC 45:...
  43. Diaz vs. Zaromskis, Santos vs. Coenen title fights set for "Strikeforce: Miami"
    mmajunkie SAN JOSE, Calif. – A pair of title fights will headline "Strikeforce: Miami" next month when Nick Diaz (20-7 MMA, 2-0 SF) takes on DREAM welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis (13-3 MMA,...
  44. FORMER CHAMP MIKE BROWN RETURNS AT WEC 46
    mmaweekly World Extreme Cagefighting on Saturday night announced former featherweight champion Mike Brown (22-5) would make his return – just two months after losing the title to Jose Aldo – at the...
  45. Fedor vs. Werdum Targeted For SF April Event On CBS
    Although it's not a done deal yet, Strikeforce is reportedly working on making Fedor Emelianenko vs. Fabricio Werdum for it's April event on CBS. SF's Scott Coker also says he plans to invite...
  46. The Lightning Rod: Controversial UFC castoff Karo Parisyan explains recent troubles
    Karo Parisyan got out of a cab at the Las Vegas airport, and his father's voice on the other end of his cell phone was finally too much to bear. It hadn't been long since Parisyan told his manager to...
  47. Tito Ortiz soon Embarks on Third USO Tour
    UFC veteran Tito Ortiz, who will soon serve as a coach and tape the 11th season of "The Ultimate Fighter," will first depart for his third USO/Armed Forces Entertainment tour. The popular fighter,...
  48. Top British Fighter Jim Wallhead Signed for Bellator's Season 2 WW Tourney
    link After signing notables Dan Hornbuckle (19-2), Jacob McClintock (6-0) and Ben Askren (3-0) for its upcoming eight-man welterweight tournament, Bellator Fighting Championships has added another...
  49. Dos Santos: “I wanna be a big champion”
    “I owe everything I am in fight to Rodrigo. When he has the belt, I’ll be his guardian. To fight with him, they’ll have to fight with me first”, said the heavyweight, laughing. With defined return on...
  50. StrikeForce Confirms Two Title Bouts For Miami
    Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker confirmed Nick Diaz will face Dream welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis on Jan. 30 at the BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla., for the vacant Strikeforce welterweight...
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