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  1. Tennessee Athletic Commission formally to investigate "Strikeforce: Nashville" brawl
    The Tennessee Athletic Commission has launched an investigation into a post-event brawl that concluded the CBS-televised "Strikeforce: Nashville" event at Bridgestone Arena in Nashville this past...
  2. NSAC Approves 7/3 For UFC 116
    UFC 116 is now official for July 3. The NSAC has approved UFC's request for an event on that date, which will be held at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas. No matches were confirmed yet but...
  3. UFC On Versus 2 On 8/1, 117 On 8/7
    UFC has added 2 events to it's schedule in early August: They've reserved a Utah date for 8/1, which will be the 2nd UFC on Versus event, and an 8/7 date for Northern California. Neither show has...
  4. Barnett Not Scheduled For Today's CSAC Meeting, Drug Appeal Still Unresolved
    Josh Barnett may wait this one out. The top-tier heavyweight is not on the agenda for a California State Athletic Commission's Tuesday meeting in Los Angeles, which means his long-delayed appeal of a...
  5. UFC's Brian Stann dropping to middleweight, hopes to fight in July or August
    Brian Stann is tired of being an undersized light heavyweight in a division full of heavier takedown artists. So, he's moving to middleweight. Stann, who today spoke to MMAjunkie.com from suburban...
  6. Dana: WEC LW Division Eventually Headed To UFC
    Although World Extreme Cagefighting officials have long touted the benefits of having their own lightweight division – the only weight class that overlaps with its sister promotion, the Ultimate...
  7. Edgar confirms likely rematch with Penn
    The decision on who new UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar will fight for his first defense should be coming soon. It looks like it's going to be a rematch with the fighter he beat to get the...
  8. UFC 110 Replay: 1.4 Million Viewers, Beats SF In Key Demo
    Spike TV's replay of UFC 110 that aired this past Saturday scored a 1.0 household rating and averaged 1.4 million viewers, Spike TV officials today announced. Although it fell short of topping a live...
  9. Bellator Announces LW Tourney Fights For Bellator 17
    Bellator FC today announced Bellator 17, which could also be called "Lightweight Night". Set for May 6 in Boston, the event will feature the Season 2 Lightweight Tournament semifinals, Roger Huerta...
  10. Brett Rogers Questions Alistair Overeem's "Eastern Diet"
    MMA Fighting spoke to Strikeforce heavyweight contender Brett Rogers this weekend about his upcoming title fight against Alistair Overeem on May 15. Rogers didn't hold back when discussing Overeem's...
  11. Junior Assuncao vs. Luiz Azeredo official for "Worlds Collide: Mayorga vs. Thomas"
    While a recent press-conference dust-up between main-eventers Ricardo Mayorga and Din Thomas has garnered headlines this past weekend, the upstart Shine Fights promotion remains busy filling out the...
  12. WEC's Shane Roller predicts quick finish of Anthony Njokuani at "Aldo vs. Faber"
    While WEC lightweight champion Benson Henderson will put his belt on the line against top challenger Donald Cerrone at Saturday night's "Aldo vs. Faber" event, the next title challenger may also be...
  13. UFC NEWS: B.J. Penn vs. Frankie Edgar 2 to headline UFC 118 in Boston
    While there has been discussion of a rematch between B.J. Penn and Frankie Edgar following their UFC 112 bout, the fight now appears to be set for this summer. Full Article -Here-
  14. Shields Thinks No One Should Be Punished For Strikeforce Brawl.
    Following the biggest win of his career, Jake Shields soon had another challenger in his face during his post-fight interview, and just seconds later mayhem literally erupted. Jason "Mayhem" Miller...
  15. FightersOnly Inks Deal With Time Warner
    Fighters Only Magazine, the world's biggest Mixed Martial Arts magazine, is set to dramatically expand its readership by signing an exclusive distribution deal with media powerhouse Time Warner. The...
  16. Joe Doerksen steps in for injured Tim Creduer to face Tom Lawlor at UFC 113
    Joe Doerksen will step in on short notice to face Tom Lawlor in a middleweight matchup at the top of UFC 113's non-televised card. Sources close to the event today confirmed the change to...
  17. Dana White Believes Strikeforce Sent Mayhem Into Cage
    UFC president Dana White was a guest on Tuesday's "Jim Rome Is Burning" to discuss Saturday's in-cage melee at the recent Strikeforce event on CBS. He thinks that Strikeforce sent Jason "Mayhem"...
  18. Dana White says Showtime runs Strikeforce, not Scott Coker; won't be worried about Strikeforce when they're off CBS
    I'm telling you, man, I'm the one out there, hitting the pavement, beating the bricks, talking to all these guys. They don't know (crap) and they don't want to know (crap). They don't care... They...
  19. MMA Top 10 Light Heavyweights: King Mo Makes List... Really?
    The last few times I've posted my rankings of the Top 10 light heavyweights in mixed martial arts, I've heard from readers who insisted that I had Gegard Mousasi too low. It turns out I was ranking...
  20. Jake Ellenberger vs. John Howard set for Aug. 1 in Utah at UFC on Versus 2:
    It looks like that grudge match with Anthony Johnson will have to wait for John Howard. The 27-year-old welterweight will be vying for his fifth UFC win when he takes on Jake Ellenberger Aug. 1 in...
  21. UFC president promises bigger paydays for WEC fighters at "Aldo vs. Faber"
    UFC president Dana White says bigger paydays are on the way for WEC fighters, at least for the time being. On Saturday, the UFC's sister organization asks fans to pony up $44.95 for WEC 48 at the...
  22. Spencer Fisher vs. Dennis Siver Signed For TUF 11 Finale
    2 UFC Lightweights hoping to avoid the dreaded Losing Streak Of Doom are set to meet at the TUF 11 Finale a Spencer Fisher & Dennis Siver have both signed to face each other. Fisher is coming off a...
  23. Gus Johnson: My Job Isn't To Promote The Sport-I'm Paid To Give My Opinion And Describe What I See
    Strikeforce: "Nashville" CBS broadcaster Gus Johnson retaliates after getting slammed by the majority of mixed martial arts pundits, including Mike Russell, who came down hard on the talking head for...
  24. Herschel Walker Expects to Fight Again in 2010, Responds to White Criticism
    MMA Fighting spoke to NFL legend turned MMA rookie Herschel Walker this past weekend at Strikeforce: Nashville about why he didn't end up fighting on the most recent CBS card, when he expects to...
  25. Bellator's season-two debut and replay each earn top ratings for FSN
    Bellator Fighting Championships' season-two debut event, Bellator 13, landed as FSN's highest-rated national program for both the live airing and Sunday night replay. Bellator officials released the...
  26. WEC 48 Preview: Urijah Faber - "I Want to Be Really Fast and Agile for This One"
    Urijah Faber talks about his attempt to recapture the gold, fighting in other companies, and if UFC and WEC should merge. Video Interview -Here-
  27. Will Zuffa's WEC Gamble Pay Off This Weekend?
    It's not easy to get people to pay for something that used to be free. Ask any airline that recently started charging for checked luggage – it's the kind of thing that brings out the angry mob in...
  28. "Countdown to Aldo vs. Faber" debuts tonight on Versus, replays available all week
    As a reminder, "Countdown to Aldo vs. Faber," which previews this Saturday's first-ever WEC pay-per-view event in Sacramento, Calif., debuts tonight on Versus, with replays scheduled for Versus, MTV2...
  29. M-1's Finkelchtein addresses Boon's "rubbish," apologizes for Overeem comments
    While U.S. mixed martial arts fans may not be extremely familiar with the figures involved, the rivalry between M-1 Global president Vadim Finkelchtein and Golden Glory co-owner Bas Boon is nothing...
  30. A trio of Wolfslair MMA Academy fighters land four fight deals with the UFC
    Three up-and-comers from within the Wolfslair MMA Academy ranks have landed four fight contracts with the UFC earlier this week, swelling the gyms' presence in the promotion. LINK
  31. Melendez taking time off, wants Alvarez fight.
    It's been a long, hard road for Gilbert Melendez, but after defeating Shinya Aoki last Saturday night he's back where he's wanted to be for so long. Sitting among the elite lightweights in the world,...
  32. BJ Penn's New Book Is Surrounded With Controversy, Questions About
    Apr 21, 2010 - Former UFC lightweight champion B.J. Penn released his new book entitled "Why I Fight" last week, and with it brought some interesting stories and questions to the surface regarding...
  33. Tim Hague in for Chad Corvin, faces Joey Beltran at UFC 113 in May
    link More than two months after he was given his UFC release, heavyweight Tim Hague (10-3 MMA, 1-2 UFC) has signed to face Joey Beltran (11-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) on the non-televised card of the...
  34. M-1 Global says Emelianenko available in June, waiting on Strikeforce to green light
    When will Fedor Emelianenko fight again? Never has such a simple question required such a complex answer. While Emelianenko is currently under contract with M-1 Global, who also have a co-promotion...
  35. Matt Brown vs. Chris Lytle in the works for July's UFC 116 in Las Vegas
    Hard-hitting welterweights Matt Brown and Chris Lytle have been targeted for a UFC 116 matchup. MMAfighting.com was the first to report the match-up today, and MMAjunkie.com has subsequently...
  36. Buentello Officially Cut By UFC, Fights At Shark Fights 11
    Paul Buentello's UFC release is at last official. He has been officially released by the promotion and has signed to face Bryan Humes at Shark Fights 11 according to his manager. Buentello reportedly...
  37. Jake Shields Is Definitely Going To Leave Strikeforce-And He's Definitely Coming To UFC
    Those are Dana White's words, so don't read too much into this. Yet. After all, we know what happened last time he used the word "definitely". Anyway, he says it will definitely happen. "Jake Shields...
  38. UFC 112 Drug Tests All Clean
    Like many events before it, UFC 112 was officially a drug-free zone. All fighters who underwent drug testing at this month's UFC 112 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and...
  39. Gunderson vs Taylor tentatively rebooked for TUF 11 Finale
    mmajunkie.com Lightweights John Gunderson (22-7 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Paul Taylor (10-5-1 MMA, 3-4 UFC) have been rebooked to fight at The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
  40. "Strikeforce: Nashville" medical suspensions issued to all fighters, six get extended layoffs
    As is customary, the Tennessee Athletic Commission issued medical suspensions to all fighters who competed at this past weekend's "Strikeforce: Nashville" event. While most of the suspensions run the...
  41. Kevin Casey to Face Matt Lindland in Strikeforce Challengers Main Event.
    Former Rickson Gracie protégé and highly confident middleweight (185 pounds) “King” Kevin Casey (3-1) of Los Angeles will face the toughest test of his Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) career when he faces...
  42. Joe Stevenson vs Takanori Gomi for UFC on Versus 2 card.
    Joe "Daddy" Stevenson and Takanori Gomi will both be looking for redemption in Salt Lake City on Aug. 2 when they meet at UFC on Versus 2 in a lightweight contest. Full Article -Here-
  43. Florian vs Maynard signed for Boston Card
    mmaweekly Just a few days ago Kenny Florian confirmed when appearing on MMAWeekly Radio that he would indeed be fighting in his hometown of Boston, and now the opponent is official as well as he...
  44. Lesnar vs Carwin signed for UFC 116
    link Brock Lesnar and Shane Carwin have signed bout agreements for a meeting at UFC 116 in July, it was reported this evening. The two have been strongly linked with that event for some time and...
  45. Randy Couture vs. James Toney targeted for August's UFC 118 in Boston
    In a match likely to re-ignite the "boxing vs. MMA" debate, a bout between 10-time UFC champion Randy Couture and former boxing champion James Toney is targeted for the UFC's first trip to Boston....
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  46. White confident that "UFC Fight for the Troops" event coming to Afghanistan
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – When UFC president Dana White first mentioned earlier this month that a forthcoming UFC event will likely take place in the war-torn country of Afghanistan, there appeared to be...
  47. 3 Fights Added To DREAM 14
    Three Featherweight fights were added to the May 29th DREAM 14 card today. Hiroyuki Takaya will take on Joachim Hansen, Kazuyuki Miyata will fight DEEP Featherweight champion Takafumi Otsuka in a...
  48. Report: Hughes vs. Almeida Possible For UFC 117
    Ricardo Almeida may get the chance to take his frustrations out on Matt Hughes in a possible welterweight showdown at the upcoming UFC 117 event planned for Aug. 7 at the Oracle Arena in Oakland,...
  49. No WEC, no problem; Dana White says missing logo all part of master plan
    SACRAMENTO, Calif. – As the WEC's first-ever pay-per-view event draws near, the big guns from both the WEC and UFC have descended upon Sacramento, Calif., to begin final preparations for the April 24...
  50. Bellator 15 results
    MMAJunkie.com In the promotion's first season-two visit to Mohegan Sun Arena in Uncasville, Conn., Bellator Fighting Championships on Thursday night once again provided a handful of exciting...
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