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  1. Yager Clears Up Twitter Controversy With Tito (No TUF Spoilers)
    Jamie Yager may have had a rough night on Wednesday watching his elimination from “The Ultimate Fighter" Season 11, but nothing like the storm of controversy he was hit with first thing Thursday...
  2. Light heavyweight Ricardo Romero signs four-fight deal with UFC
    Light heavyweight Ricardo Romero has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC according to his new manager, Mike Constantino, who announced the news today in a press release. Romero (10-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...
  3. Strikeforce champ Jake Shields' non-exclusive negotiations begin Friday
    Strikeforce middleweight champion Jake Shields' exclusive negotiation period with the San Jose, Calif.-based promotion has expired, though negotiations with the company remain ongoing. Shields'...
  4. Fertitta On Fighter's Union: That's Up To Them
    To unionize or not. Lorenzo Fertitta says it's up to fighters. This past Saturday at UFC Fan Expo 2010, the UFC executive said collective third-party representation – an issue that's long shadowed...
  5. UFC 117 Prelims Announced, Wallace vs. Nedkov Among Additions
    Following Thursday's official announcement of UFC 117 and three main-card bouts, including a headliner of UFC middleweight champ Anderson Silva vs. Chael Sonnen, UFC officials have unveiled the...
  6. Chuck Liddell Plans to KO Rich Franklin, Wants Tito Ortiz in Return From Surgery
    After nearly 14 months away from fighting and a series of camps designed to bring him back in pristine condition, legendary UFC star Chuck Liddell is set to return to the octagon at UFC 115 in...
  7. Tom Lawlor Takes Training to Cuba in Hopes of Career Rejuvenation
    Walking through the Mandalay Bay Hotel in Las Vegas during the recent UFC 114 weekend, Tom Lawlor heard the familiar bassline of the David Bowie and Queen classic rock collaboration "Under Pressure."...
  8. Seth Petruzelli rejoins UFC, meets Ricardo Romero on UFC 116 preliminary card
    Seth Petruzelli (12-4 MMA, 0-2 UFC), a former UFC fighter who rose to fame after famously knocking out Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson at an October 2008 EliteXC show, has rejoined the UFC and meets...
  9. Tavares Meets Friere At UFC On Versus 2
    2 Brazilians are set to face off in a Lightweight matchup at UFC on Versus 2 as Thiago Tavares appears set to face newcomer Willamy Friere (Chequerim). Verbal agreements are in place, paperwork...
  10. Anthony Leone Signs With WEC, Replaces Godfrey At WEC 49
    Anthony Leone has signed a 4-fight deal with WEC and won't have to wait long for his first fight. He's been tapped as a replacement on the card for the injured Clint Godfrey and will face Renan Berao...
  11. SF Challengers 9 Set For 7/23, Kaufman vs. Modafferi Possible
    The next installment of Strikeforce's prospects-driven "Challengers" series is slated for July 23, and a title fight could be part of the night's Showtime broadcast. Although it's not yet official,...
  12. Gerald Harris vs Dave Branch at UFC 116
    Former TUF contestant Gerald Harris (15-2, 2-0 UFC) will look to continue his streak inside the octagon against Renzo Gracie standout Dave Branch. Branch, a Brooklyn, N.Y. native who's studied...
  13. Fedor Nominated in Russian Primary, Will Continue Fighting
    Fedor Emelianenko is one of 58 candidates named in a Russian internal election primary for the United Russian Party in the Belgorod region, according to M-1 Global officials. The June 25 primary...
  14. Scott Coker Says No Bidding War For Shields, Tourney Possible
    Strikeforce CEO Scott Coker is "tossing around numbers" with the manager of his current middleweight champion, Jake Shields, but he will not get into a bidding war for the fighter's services. "If it...
  15. Frank Mir: 'I've actually been toying with the idea of maybe going down a weight class'
    "Right now I have a couple months off, so I've actually been toying with the idea of maybe going down a weight class. Since I don't have a fight for a couple months, I've just been watching what I...
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  16. Rebuilt and refocused, "Cro Cop" says he's anxious for standup war at UFC 115
    Once considered among the most feared strikers in mixed martial arts, when Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic (26-7-2 MMA, 3-3 UFC) first uttered the words "right leg hospital, left leg cemetery," it didn't...
  17. Upcoming knee surgery sidelines Bellator middleweight Jared Hess up to six months
    Jared Hess will undergo arthroscopic knee surgery next week for a gruesome knee injury he suffered in the second round of Bellator's season-two middleweight tournament, the promotion announced...
  18. Gunderson vs. Holst Set For TUF 11 Finale, Elkins vs. Oliveira To UFC On Versus 2
    The Ultimate Fighter 11 Finale card received one additional fight while dropping another, and the total number of official contests for the June 19 event in Las Vegas remains at five. The rest, of...
  19. Kickboxing Star Badr Hari Wanted by Dutch Police
    Sometimes the pressures of being one of the best in the world is a bit much too handle, and for K-1's Bad Boy, Badr Hari, it seems like he is always seconds from imploding. If you'll remember back to...
  20. Dana: No Super Heavyweights In UFC
    Super heavyweight match-ups take place in mixed martial arts, particularly in Japan, but UFC president Dana White isn’t interested in them in his promotion. Asked during his keynote address at the...
  21. Struve vs Morecraft at UFC 117
    link Cage Fighting Extreme heavyweight champion Christian Morecraft has signed a four-fight contract with the UFC and is expected to face Stefan Struve in his first Octagon experience, according to...
  22. Some Days You're The Pigeon, Some Days You're The Statue
    That weird quote basically sums up the recent UFC strugles of Mirko Cro Cop, who is only 3-3 in the Octagon going into his fight with Pat Barry at UFC 115. He claims that in addition to getting used...
  23. WEC's Miguel Torres Plans Fall Return, Camp With GSP Trainer Firas Zahabi
    Miguel Torres knows his climb back to a title shot is an uphill battle, especially after back-to-back losses for the first time in his career. But the former WEC bantamweight champion on Friday told...
  24. "The Ultimate Fighter 12" goes into production today, 28 lightweights chosen
    The upcoming 12th season of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality-competition series today begins production in Las Vegas in anticipation of its Sept. 15 debut on Spike TV. Officials today announced the...
  25. UFC Undisputed 2010 Performance 'Below Expectations'
    Despite the stellar sales of its predecessor, THQ and Yuke's' UFC Undisputed 2010 is selling "slower than anticipated," even as UFC pay-per-view television events are performing well, according to...
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  26. UFC Counters SF Fedor vs. Werdum With 113 Replay
    As has become customary, UFC is once again airing counterprogramming on Spike against a live Strikeforce event. UFC's latest move is a replay of UFC 113 on June 26 at 9 PM ET, featuring the rematch...
  27. UFC Made A Huge Mistake By Cutting Kimbo Slice
    So says the man who really gave Kimbo his big-time bread, former EliteXC head Gary Shaw-who already has hopes-and ideas-for Slice. "I think the UFC made a huge mistake. Once again Dana's ego has...
  28. Kenny Florian Takes Back-To-Back Broadcasting Gigs With WEC 49 & TUF 11 Finale
    Kenny Florian has a busy week ahead of him. In addition to a training camp for an upcoming bout with Gray Maynard at UFC 118, Florian will assume color commentary duties at both The Ultimate Fighter...
  29. Pat Barry: It'll Be Difficult to Separate Cro Cop Fight From Any Other Fight
    There's a thing called respect for an opponent, and then there's admiration. UFC heavyweight Pat Barry will have to figure out where he draws the line when he steps in the cage against one of his...
  30. SF Signs Gesias Cavalcante
    Strikeforce now seems to have the Cavalcante market cornered with it's latest signing-former top Lightweight Gesias "JZ" Cavalcante has signed a 1-year, 4 fight deal with the promotion. Cavalcante,...
  31. Melvin Guillard vs. Jeremy Stephens targeted for UFC 119 main card in Indy
    junkie Melvin Guillard wanted it, and he got it. The UFC lightweight will tangle with Jeremy Stephens on UFC 119's main card, according to sources close to the event who told MMAjunkie.com...
  32. UFC 114 Draws 14,246 For $3.7 Million Gate
    This past month's UFC 114 event at the MGM Grand Garden Arena in Las Vegas officially drew 14,246 spectators for a $3,730,125 live gate. The attendance figure includes 13,294 paid, 952 comps and only...
  33. One and done for UFC 115 headliner Chuck Liddell? "Iceman" remains undecided
    Immediately after Chuck Liddell dropped a first-round knockout loss to Mauricio "Shogun" Rua at UFC 97 and suffered his fourth defeat in five fights, UFC president Dana White announced the UFC Hall...
  34. Anderson Silva moving to 205 after UFC 117?
    Anderson Silva has cleared out the Ultimate Fighting Championship middleweight division outside of his upcoming UFC 117 opponent Chael Sonnen. Widely regarded as the best pound-for-pound fighter in...
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  35. Source: Dan Miller will fight again in the UFC
    Dan Miller (11-4 MMA, 3-3 UFC) is not done with the UFC. The middleweight's future was in doubt following a unanimous-decision loss to Michael Bisping at UFC 114 – Miller's third-consecutive setback...
  36. Rory MacDonald: This Is Perfect Time For Me to Be Fighting Condit
    Rory MacDonald is no stranger to fighting opponents older and more experienced than he is. So if you were to ask the 20-year-old if it's too soon to face a guy like final WEC welterweight champion...
  37. Moosin MMA Fighter Payouts: Sylvia Wins Fight, But Pudz Wins More Money
    It took a while but the official fighter payouts from last month's Moosin MMA event were finally released yesterday. The total disclosed payouts were $237,100 via 3919 paid attendance, with the...
  38. Win Or Lose, One Thing Certain For Pat Barry At UFC 115
    He's leaving with an autograph. From one Mirko Cro Cop, of course. Barry continues to make no secret that the striker has always been one of his favorite fighters. "I had a poster of Mirko on my...
  39. It May Be One And Done For UFC In Vancouver
    And if so, Blame Canada. After months of jumping through hoops in trying to bring the UFC to Vancouver, it may very well be that Dana White and the Fertittas wish they never had. The Director of the...
  40. Frank Mir Needs To Get Off That (Light Heavyweight) Crack Pipe
    That's some maybe-not-sage career advice for the former UFC Heavyweight Champion from someone who knows 205-current Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion Muhammad Lawal. "He better get off that...
  41. Urijah Faber vs. Takeya Mizugaki Rumored For WEC 50
    Urijah Faber will now officially be a problem for the bantamweight division. The former WEC featherweight champion will make the move down to 135lbs for his next fight on August 18 as he faces...
  42. Couture Signs Contract For UFC 118 Heavyweight Bout Against Toney
    link Former UFC Heavyweight And Light Heavyweight Champion Randy Couture has signed his side of the contract that will welcome James Toney to the UFC on August 28th at UFC 118 in Boston. Sherdog.com...
  43. Cruz vs Benavidez for WEC Bantamweight Title in August
    link Joseph Benavidez will not only get a crack at avenging the only loss of his career, but he'll also have the opportunity to take home the WEC bantamweight title as he takes on champion Dominick...
  44. Babalu is going to make the move to Middleweight after fighting Lawler at Catchweight
    link Renato ‘Babalu’ Sobral says he will be staying at middleweight for the foreseeable future, although he does not rule out a return to light-heavyweight or even heavyweight at some point if the...
  45. Tyson Griffin says his new form, not rivalry with Evan Dunham, is real story of UFC 115
    While much of the attention leading into this weekend's UFC 115 event in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, is centered firmly (and deservedly) on the main event between former champions Chuck...
  46. NSAC Corrects UFC 114 Attendance & Gate Figures
    The Nevada State Athletic Commission revised its attendance and box-office tallies for this past month's UFC 114 event. The event's official draw now stands at 14,996 spectators for a $3,895,125 live...
  47. Fedor's Next Fight Likely To Be Pay-Per-View
    Fedor Emelianenko, Strikeforce, and M-1 Global may be headed to pay-per-view. With Fedor's next fight in the United States just two weeks away, everyone is already curious about when he might fight...
  48. Dos Santos vs. Nelson Official For UFC 117
    As expected, the rumored Junior Dos Santos vs. Roy Nelson fight for UFC 117 is now official. UFC has confirmed the fight and announced it will be on the PPV portion of the event on August 7 in...
  49. A "Motivated" And "Grateful" David Loiseau Looks Forward To A Great Performance In Vancouver
    And the former UFC fighter is happy to be back in the promotion and looking forward to a good performance Saturday, when he faces Mario Miranda. "You know they say 'A God makes no mistakes,' so I...
  50. Winner of Chuck Liddell vs Rich Franklin could fight......
    ......Forrest Griffin "You know what I was thinking about doing, I was thinking about it could possibly him [Chuck Liddell] and Forrest too. So the winner of Rich Franklin vs. Chuck Liddell could...
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