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  1. UFC 108 drug test results come back clean
    All 10 fighters who underwent drug testing before and after this past weekend's UFC 108 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. Nevada State Athletic...
  2. The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale tentatively slotted for June 19
    With production set to commence later this month and a debut set for March 31 on Spike TV, the live finale for "The Ultimate Fighter 11" also has a date: Saturday, June 19. Although not officially...
  3. Bonnar vs. Soszyski Official for UFC 110
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Friday morning announced a light heavyweight addition to its debut Down Under. Stephan Bonnar will face Krzysztof Soszynski on Feb. 21 at the Acer Arena in...
  4. DANA WHITE ON LESNAR: "No Comment."
    News about UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar was expected to come this week, but with the days winding down, mum seems to be the word. UFC President Dana White, when reached via text, said he...
  5. Shinzo Machida, Brother of Lyoto, Wants to Sign With UFC
    Shinzo Machida, the older brother of UFC light heavyweight champion Lyoto Machida, has two professional MMA fights on his record: The 2005 TKO win over Cristiano Rosa in the video you see here, and a...
  6. Toby Imada vs. Jorge Masvidal Rematch Planned for April
    The combatants in the unanimous winner for Submission of the Year in 2009, Toby Imada and Jorge Masvidal will likely square off again in April when Bellator returns for its second season. Imada told...
  7. WEC Should Be Called The Urijah Faber Show
    That's the sentiment of WEC Lightweight Champion Jamie Varner, who thinks that since the former WEC Featherweight Champion gets all the big promotional deals, they should just rename WEC "The Urijah...
  8. How Dana White Handled the Lyoto Machida Over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua Decision
    Visibly angry with the decision — Who cares what I think? I'm only the ******' promoter! — White retreats with his entourage to his private dressing room, where he is joined by two financial officers...
  9. Ole! 'El Matador' flirting with Strikeforce contract
    Fighter-turned-actor-turned fighter and current free agent Roger Huerta (20-3-1) has been in talks with the San Jose-based Strikeforce promotion after satisfying his UFC contract in a split decision...
  10. For Junior dos Santos, Mirko Cro Cop is more dangerous than Brock Lesnar
    "Fighting Cro Cop gives me more jitters rather than facing Lesnar. Cro Cop is a guy very dangerous. If he just connect a left-kick the contest is over (laughs). That was a warring combat for me. I...
  11. Title Shot Looming,Faber Locked On Assuncao
    With a title shot looming if he’s successful at WEC 46: Varner vs. Henderson on Sunday night, Urijah Faber remains focused on the task at hand.The former WEC featherweight champion takes on top five...
  12. A-Team trailer Leaked online
    First look at Rampage Jackson as BA Baracus in the upcoming A-Team movie can be seen HERE . Quality is not great as the official version is not out until next week. It is also being trailered on...
  13. Aaron Simpson on UFC Fight Night 20 foe: "I don't plan on being friends with him"
    UFC middleweight contender Aaron Simpson (6-0 MMA, 2-0 UFC) gets it. Success in the UFC means not only winning, but also participating in memorable fights. But as Simpson prepares to face the...
  14. Despite Strikeforce teases, Roger Huerta unlikely to sign anywhere until November
    Free agent lightweight Roger Huerta (20-3-1) hasn't found a home just yet. Despite revealing to the world via Twitter that his manager was in talks with Strikeforce, Huerta has not yet signed on with...
  15. Report: Chuck Liddell vs Tito Ortiz trilogy to conclude at UFC 115 on June 12 in Vancouver
    Following their duties as coaches on the upcoming eleventh season of The Ultimate Fighter (TUF), UFC pioneers and longtime rivals Chuck Liddell and Tito Ortiz may finally see the conclusion of their...
  16. Breaking: Percentage of UFC Sold to Sheik Tahnoon Bin Zayed Al Nahyan
    FiveOuncesofPain.com has recently received reports from multiple sources extremely close to the situation indicating that the UFC has recently sold a minority percentage of the company to Sheik...
  17. Werdum: “I will defeat Fedor”
    Fabrício Werdum’s career went up in a way that even the black belt wasn’t expecting. With a new contract with UFC, He was chosen to face the still unknown Junior “Cigano” dos Santos, but with the...
  18. Former NCAA Champ and Lesnar Sparring Partner Cole Konrad has Sights on Early-2010 Debut
    Could a former two-time NCAA heavyweight champion be on the verge of crossing over to mixed martial arts? If sources are to be believed, yes. FiveOuncesOfPain.com has learned that Cole Konrad, who...
  19. The Serious Side of Tom Lawlor – Well, Not Really
    Tom Lawlor is one of the most serious athletes competing in the UFC today. Of course, that’s if you consider the care he takes when it comes to memorable weigh-in appearances, off the wall Octagon...
  20. Dos Anjos Aiming for a Big Finish against Bradley
    Christmas and New Year's Eve, two end-of-the-year holidays that people are always anxious for. The celebration and all the delicious food we have at the parties held during this period are fantastic...
  21. UFC Quick Quote: Gray Maynard keeping it real against Nate Diaz at Fight Night 20
    "You'll never hear me talking trash or saying, 'God, this guys sucks.' I'm the type of guy that's always putting the guy I'm fighting up real high, saying, 'Oh, I don't know man, he's pretty good. I...
  22. UFN 20 headliner Nate Diaz wants ex-training partner Tyson Griffin after Gray Maynard
    Gray Maynard isn't the only one with a bout hanging over his shoulder. Nate Diaz, who meets Maynard on Monday in the main event of UFC Fight Night 20 in Fairfax, Va., is already fired up for another...
  23. Strikeforce negotiating with Huerta and Barnett
    Strikeforce officials has been very aggressive in growing their roster ever since striking a multi-year agreement in early 2009 to provide mixed martial arts events on both Showtime and CBS. And...
  24. Brock Lesnar Will Fight Again
    Acccording to Lesnar's trainer, University of Minnesota assistant head wrestling coach Marty Morgan: "He will fight again. I know that it's just a matter of the public finding out when soon enough."...
  25. Nick Catone and The Real Jersey Shore
    Despite what you may see on MTV, there is no Snooki, ‘The Situation’, or ‘J-Woww’ on Nick Catone’s Jersey Shore. Yet like most of us who let curiosity get the best of us, the longtime native of Brick...
  26. Following UFC release, Houston Alexander joins star-studded Jan. 16 Tulsa card
    The Ultimate Fighting Championship officially has released light heavyweight Houston Alexander, his manager, Monte Cox, today confirmed with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). Alexander, 37, suffered...
  27. Shinzo Machida likely to go to WEC
    Lyoto Machida’s younger brother Shinzo, a karate black belt like Lyoto, could soon be signing with the WEC, according to Brazilian MMA writer Eduardo Cruz. He left a post in the Fighters Only Forums...
  28. Heavyweight Herschel Walker draws Greg Nagy in mma debut
    We've known since November that former NFL star Herschel Walker (0-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) would make his professional MMA debut on Jan. 30 at "Strikeforce: Miami" at BankAtlantic Center in Sunrise, Fla. Now...
  29. Quinton Jackson sentenced today to three years probation for July ‘08 Newport Beach rampage
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson can breathe a little bit easier today, after an Orange County judge struck down his felony conviction of evading police for the...
  30. After initial hesitation, "Cheesesteak" Morrison ready to eat as WEC 46 nears
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – Recent WEC signee Anthony "Cheesesteak" Morrison (15-7 MMA, 0-0 WEC) didn't get his nickname by accident, so you can almost imagine what he was doing when he received his call to...
  31. Hermes Franca Retires
    Former UFC & WEC veteran Hermes Franca has called it a career. He retired following a TKO loss to Eric Wisely last night in Iowa, his 4th loss in his last 5 fights. His career peaked with a UFC...
  32. Mark Bocek vs. Jim Miller Likely For UFC 111
    Another match is about to be added to UFC 111 in New Jersey as it appears Mark Bocek and Jim Miller will meet on the card. They've agreed to the fight, paperwork pending. Article
  33. UFC Quick Quote: Efrain Escudero just needs to keep winning
    Evan and I haven't been hyping the fight like that -- we're not saying anything bad about each other. We don't even know each other but we're just looking forward to competing. In the Ultimate...
  34. Tavares: “I’m not thinking about the belt”
    Recovered from injuries, Thiago Tavares will be back to the most famous octagon of the world on this Monday, and he’s prepared to one more challenge. Before the fight with Nik Lentz, the black belt...
  35. Nate Quarry vs. Jorge Rivera in the works for UFC Fight Night 22
    A potential middleweight slugfest between veterans Nate Quarry (12-3 MMA, 7-2 UFC) and Jorge Rivera (17-7 MMA, 6-5 UFC) is in the works for the as-yet-unannounced UFC Fight Night 22 in...
  36. Assuncao Believes Judging Needs To Be Consistent
    "I actually didn't have the worry, right when I first accepted, but of course as time goes by and you start to train and people are like be careful," Assuncao told MMAWeekly.com. "Because people tell...
  37. Liddell Lands Role In Major Motion Picture
    Former Ultimate Fighting Championship light heavyweight titleholder Chuck “The Iceman” Liddell has recently been on location in Santa Fe, New Mexico filming the feature film “Passion Play” starring...
  38. Clay Guida & Sean Sherk Agree To UFN 21 Fight
    The first UFC event on Versus-UFC FIght Night 21 in Match, continues to take shape, and a big fight is in the works between Clay Guida & Sean Sherk. Verbal agreements in place, paperwork pending. The...
  39. Lightweight Kurt Pellegrino in for UFC 111
    UFC lightweight contender and New Jersey native Kurt Pellegrino (14-4 MMA, 6-3 UFC) will fight in hid home state for the first time in more than four years. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has...
  40. Bobby Lashley vs Yohan Banks possible for Strikeforce: 'Miami'
    Former WWE star and collegiate wrestling champion Bobby Lashley (4-0) is likely to make his mixed martial arts debut for the San Jose-based Strikeforce promotion against Yohan Banks (2-1) at the...
  41. MFC 24: Yves Edwards vs Per Eklund booked for Feb. 26 with Hermes Franca retired
    Few lightweight mixed martial artists have been where Yves Edwards (36-15-1) has been and are still strapping on four-ounce gloves. Edwards has fought champions, and been written-off as washed up....
  42. Varner looks for vindication at WEC 46
    World Extreme Cagefighting lightweight titleholder Jamie Varner heads into the WEC cage in Sacramento on Sunday, after nearly a year layoff, facing interim titleholder Ben Henderson, seeking...
  43. Brad Blackburn believes it's his time to shine
    One of the UFC’s best kept secrets, Brad Blackburn, is making his return Monday night at UFC Fight Night 20 in Fairfax, Va. Blackburn was last seen in action in a winning effort over fellow...
  44. Marcus Davis vs. Jonathan Goulet Expected for UFC 113
    A welterweight bout between Jonathan Goulet and Marcus Davis is in the works for UFC 113 in Montreal, QC, Canada. MMA Fighting has learned that bout agreements have not been signed, but both camps...
  45. Shinya Aoki Relieved of Teaching Duties
    Shinya Aoki has been removed as an instructor at the Paraestra Tokyo in Japan for his antics following his win on New Year's Eve at Dynamite!! 2009. Yuki Nakai, the general manager of Paraestra,...
  46. After Losing Seven-Year-Old Son, WEC Fighter George Roop Carries On
    George Roop can still remember the time in the hospital. Hours stretching to days, days stretching to weeks. He can remember his infant son's body going limp, Julian dying in his arms; the doctors...
  47. Sean Sherk avoiding Gray Maynard?
    FiveOuncesofPain.com recently had the chance to catch up with Head Jiu-Jitsu Instructor over at Xtreme Couture, Neil Melanson, to gather his thoughts on the Xtreme Couture trained Gray Maynard’s UFC...
  48. MacDonald and Guymon Have Stories to Tell Ahead of UFC Debut
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=305584 Rory (The Water Boy) MacDonald and Mike (The Joker) Guymon make their UFC debuts Monday night, having taken vastly different journeys to the cage where they...
  49. Jeremy Stephens vs. Sam Stout targeted for UFC 113
    To borrow a phrase from Mike Goldberg, "This one's got 'Fireworks' written all over it. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) has learned that a lightweight scrap between sluggers Jeremy Stephens (16-5...
  50. Urijah Faber vs. Jose Aldo coming soon ... possibly WEC on PPV?
    Urijah Faber rolled into Sacramento on Sunday night and proceeded to roll through Raphael Assuncao at WEC 46: "Varner vs. Henderson," finishing the super talented Brazilian with a third round rear...
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