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  1. White says Lesnar could return for UFC 114; champ welcomes fight with "stalker" Mir
    With the silence finally broken, now the speculation can really begin. After UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar (4-1 MMA, 3-1 UFC) revealed on this morning's edition of ESPN's "SportsCenter" that...
  2. Strikeforce Champ, Jake Shields, Heads to TUF 11
    Current Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields is going to the UFC. Not as a fighter, but as an assistant coach to Chuck Liddell on the eleventh season of “The Ultimate Fighter." Shields...
  3. UFC 113 Moved To May 8, Still In Montreal
    It looks like we have to wait another week for our MM-Eh in May. UFC announced last night that UFC 113 has been moved from May 1 to May 8, but will remain in Montreal. The reason is boxing, namely a...
  4. Report: Florian-Gomi To Main Event UFN 21
    That crafty Kenny Florian has done it again. Just one week after denying to MMAjunkie that he had any knowledge of a potential bout with Japanese import Takanori Gomi, Florian is expected to reveal...
  5. DaMarques Johnson, UFC 112 both appear headed to Abu Dhabi
    "The Ultimate Fighter 9" finalist and former MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) blogger DaMarques Johnson (10-7 MMA, 1-1 UFC) is the latest name associated with the as-yet-unannounced UFC 112 event....
  6. Royce Gracie Likes GSP's Approach
    Royce Gracie, the original UFC champion, hasn't fought in almost three years. But in a wide-ranging interview with Emirates Jiu-Jitsu, he demonstrated that he can still offer a lot of smart...
  7. UFC 112 Expected to Be the First Outdoor UFC Event
    "We're going to have a big press conference in Abu Dhabi on Wednesday (Jan. 27th), with our new partners from the region, Flash," said Marshall Zelaznik, UFC's managing director of international...
  8. Brock Lesnar: "I Still Am The UFC Heavyweight Champion"
    “Let’s be clear with that, I still am the UFC heavyweight champion,” the heavyweight champ told ESPN’s Josh Elliot. A wise man named Ric Flair once said, “to be the man, you have to beat the man”...
  9. Rolles: BJJ is the weapon to beat Lesnar
    Gracie family, responsible for the creation of UFC, saw only one of his representatives to fight on the octagon. Although, years after Royce to win 11 fights on the tournament, will be Rolles...
  10. Paulo Filho bets on Belfort against Anderson
    Paulo Filho will be back to Brazilian stages on Bitetti Combat 6, and he’s already training for the combat. The organization of the event didn’t confirm who’s going to be the opponent of the black...
  11. Strikeforce Conference Call Notes: Nick Diaz Says He's Not Ducking Jay Hieron, Has No Issues in California
    Nick Diaz seemed a little out of sorts on today's conference call to promote Strikeforce: Miami. Or maybe that was completely in sorts for Diaz. There's no way to know for sure. When asked to give an...
  12. Whoa..."Krazy Horse" Bennett Assaulted a Teammate with a Piece of Steel?
    Remember when we said it would make for a better story if "Krazy Horse" Bennett's arrest for battery had actually happened at the gym where he trains? Well, in this case 'better' means much, much...
  13. Strikeforce Challenger Series: 'Prangley vs. Amoussou' coming together for Feb. 26
    Strikeforce will put its partnership with M-1 Global to more good use next month when highly touted M-1 prospect Karl "Psycho" Amoussou (11-2-1) headlines the promotion's "Challenger Series" opposite...
  14. Razor Rob Joins Tito Ortiz On TUF11
    Former WEC lightweight champion “Razor” Rob McCullough is joining longtime training partner Tito Ortiz as a coach on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter reality series on Spike TV.McCullough...
  15. Kaufman vs. Hashi For 135-Pound Women's Title
    While Cris "Cyborg" Santos is readying for the first defense of her 145-pound Strikeforce women's title, the promotion is about to crown a 135-pound women's champion for the first time ever....
  16. Manitoba defending health care after bashing by UFC champ Brock Lesnar
    WINNIPEG - Manitoba does not provide "Third World" medical care, provincial health officials said following a public bashing from UFC heavyweight champion Brock Lesnar. Health Minister Theresa Oswald...
  17. Exclusive: Survivor’s Mark Burnett invests in King of the Cage, secures deal with HDNet for 2010
    FiveOuncesofPain.com has recently been able to learn from sources close to the situation that reality television kingpin, Mark Burnett, has invested in King of the Cage, and through this recent...
  18. Strikeforce Signs Villasenor
    Joey Villasenor signed a four-fight deal with Strikeforce on Monday, Sherdog.com has learned.Villasenor, a longtime member of the formidable Jackson Mixed Martial Arts Team, had previously split his...
  19. Bellator Inks 2000 Olympian
    Another piece to the Bellator Fighting Championships Season 2 puzzle has fallen into place, as the promotion on Wednesday announced the signing of 2000 Olympic judoka Ferrid Kheder. Terms of the deal...
  20. Santiago Defends Sengoku Title On 3/7 vs. Khalidov, Not Misaki
    The rumor mill was unexpectedly wrong on this one-despite widespread rumors that Kazuo Misaki would face Jorge Santiago for the Sengoku Middleweight Championship on March 7 at Ryogoku Kokugikan,...
  21. ABC President urges Edmonton to revert to Unified Rules
    Top MMA News received a copy of a letter today from the head of the Association of Boxing Commissions that was sent to the Executive Director of the Edmonton Combative Sports Commission – Pat Reid....
  22. Coleman talks Couture & Canceling Christmas
    Mark Coleman “The Hammer is ready for The Natural” PDG: There has been mention that injuries were taking their toll on you but it almost seems like a blessing in disguise; instead of fighting someone...
  23. Ricardo Almeida vs. Matt Brown official for UFC 111 prelims in March
    An intriguing welterweight matchup between veteran submission ace Ricardo Almeida (11-3 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and slugger Matt Brown (11-7 MMA, 4-1 UFC) is now official for "UFC 111: St-Pierre vs. Hardy."...
  24. Gleison Tibau vs. Caol Uno likely for UFC Fight Night 21 in March
    The UFC's busy March schedule is rapidly filling, and a lightweight matchup between Gleison Tibau (20-6 MMA, 5-3 UFC) and Caol Uno (25-12-5 MMA, 3-4-2 UFC) is the latest likely addition to the plans....
  25. Phillipe Nover Says He's '100% Fine' Following Recent Health Scare
    When Dana White called Phillipe Nover "the next Georges St-Pierre" prior to the eighth season of The Ultimate Fighter, the MMA community's expectations for the Brooklyn-born fighter immediately...
  26. WEC officially adds Casimir vs. Lamas, Davis vs. Taurosevicius to WEC 47
    linkage The WEC today officially added two bouts to its upcoming WEC 47 event as Bendy Casimir (19-5-2 MMA, 0-0 WEC) vs. Ricardo Lamas (7-1 MMA, 2-1 WEC) and L.C. Davis (15-2 MMA, 2-0 WEC) vs....
  27. Terry Etim vs. Rafael dos Anjos in the works for UFC 112 in Abu Dhabi
    linkage A lightweight match-up between British fighter Terry Etim (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) and Brazilian Rafael dos Anjos (13-4 MMA, 2-2 UFC) is close to being finalized for UFC 112 in April. Sources...
  28. UFC Announces Brilz vs. Schafer on Versus
    linkage The Ultimate Fighting Championship on Thursday announced additional bouts for UFC on Versus 1, the promotion’s debut on the sports network home of its sister promotion, World Extreme...
  29. Soares says Silva is Willing to Take on GSP after 112
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=307230 Anderson "The Spider" Silva remains undefeated in his UFC career. His ten-fight winning streak is the longest in UFC history, putting his name in every...
  30. For Renzo Gracie,It's All About Family
    Frank Shamrock, Pat Miletich, Carlos Newton, Maurice Smith, and Oleg Taktarov. What do all these mixed martial arts pioneers have in common? Renzo Gracie has defeated them all.The same Renzo Gracie...
  31. maynard Understands Edgar Getting Title Shot
    It seemed like a title shot was looming on the horizon when Gray Maynard stepped into the Octagon with Nate Diaz last week. When the fight was over Maynard came away with a split decision victory,...
  32. Bobby Lashely vs. UFC vet Wes Sims (finally) set for "Strikeforce: Miami"
    link A rumored bout between heavyweights Wes Sims (22-12-1 MMA, 0-0 SF) and Bobby Lashley (4-0 MMA, 0-0 SF) finally has materialized for next week's "Strikeforce: Miami" card, sources close to the...
  33. Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C., likely to host UFC Fight Night 21 on March 31
    link The UFC's fourth trip to North Carolina appears to have found a home. UFC Fight Night 21 is expected to take place at the 9,600-seat Bojangles Coliseum in Charlotte, N.C., on March 31, though...
  34. TUF 11 To Feature 28 Fighters, New Format
    Straying from the normal format and surely likely to cause more than a few head scratches, Ultimate Fighting Championship and Spike TV officials today confirmed that the upcoming 11th season of "The...
  35. Sonnen Blasts Silva, Champ's Manager Fires Back
    "You want me to let you in on a secret, Anderson Silva speaks perfect English. He just has such a low amount of respect for you and all the rest of the media that he pretends he doesn't. I've had...
  36. UFC Quick Quote: Jon Fitch can't be denied St. Pierre rematch
    "If I stop [Thiago Alves], I don't see how they could deny me a shot at GSP. At that point I would have stopped someone twice who GSP couldn't finish in five rounds, so I think that's a very strong...
  37. Silva Healthy, Ready For Belfort In April
    The champ is coming back.Anderson Silva, arguably the top pound-for-pound fighter in the world, is healthy after having elbow surgery and will be ready for an April showdown against Vitor Belfort at...
  38. Sarah Kaufman Ready For 135 Lbs. Women's Title
    "I'm excited I get to fight, I'm excited that I get to fight for a title, and the fact that it's for Strikeforce, a good promotion that's supporting the females fighting. I'm currently ranked No. 1...
  39. Exclusive: Hermes Franca Talks Retirement, Looks Back On His Fighting Life
    Two weeks ago former UFC #1 lightweight contender Hermes Franca announced his retirement from MMA competition after losing to Eric Wise by TKO in Iowa. The Brazilian fan-favorite recently sat down...
  40. Mike Swick Weighs In on Herschel Walker, Dan Hardy
    "The thing about this sport is, there are so many variables that go into it. He did beat me. And if I would have won then I would have been the No. 1 contender, so you can look at it that way. But...
  41. Exclusive: Kenny Florian Talks Takanori Gomi, Diego Sanchez, and More
    After a dominant win over Clay Guida, Kenny Florian is setting his sights on UFC newcomer and former Pride champ Takanori Gomi. In the exclusive talk with Cage Potato, he gives us his thoughts on the...
  42. Watch today's UFC Gyms grand opening ceremony on MMAjunkie.com at 1 p.m. ET
    mmajunkie.com Ultimate Fighting Championship officials today open their first UFC Gyms location with a grand-opening ceremony in Concord, Calif. (1975 Diamond Blvd). Catch a live video stream, which...
  43. Marquardt : ST. Pierre will Destroy Hardy
    http://www.tsn.ca/mma/story/?id=307252 Given he's a friend and training partner of Georges St-Pierre, middleweight Nate (The Great) Marquardt may not be the most objective judge of GSP's next title...
  44. 10 Brazilians to Watch in 2010
    One of the traditional hotbeds for mixed martial arts talent, Brazil produced a number of major champions in 2009. Jose Aldo (World Extreme Cagefighting), Lyoto Machida (UFC), Bibiano Fernandes...
  45. Corey Hill Wins in Return From Leg Injury
    Corey Hill, a cast member on The Ultimate Fighter 5 and former UFC lightweight, returned to action on Saturday for the first time since suffering a gruesome leg fracture to end a December 2008 UFC...
  46. After sliced hand led to serious infection, Carlos Condit now cleared for UFC return
    Former WEC welterweight champion Carlos Condit (24-5 MMA, 1-1 UFC) returns to the gym this week after a nearly two-month absence as the result of a serious cut on his hand. Condit, who in 2009 moved...
  47. Anderson Silva Not Close to Retirement
    Speculation ran wild just over a year ago when UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva talked about his possible retirement from the sport. It looks like that talk has subsided and the Brazilian is...
  48. Exclusive: Paulo Filho vs. Sakuraba in works
    Three years after leaving Pride FC, Paulo Filho might face another legend of the Japanese event. According to his trainer Josuel Distak, the black belt will probably face Kazushi Sakuraba at Bitetti...
  49. Strikeforce: André Galvão vs. Luke Stewart
    One of the best BJJ fighter of all times, André Galvão will face Luke Stewart in his Strikeforce debut. The fighter informed TATAME.com that the fight is set to take place in March, with no date yet....
  50. Bellator Adds Jackson's Fighter Carey Vanier
    Vanier boasts a solid overall professional record of 7-2 (all but one of his wins have come via TKO or submission), but his career has taken on an entirely new trajectory since he began training at...
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