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  1. Matt Riddle welcomes newcomer Lance Benoist at UFC Fight Night 25
    It took a little while, but Lance Benoist finally has a date for his octagon debut. After signing a multi-fight deal with the UFC this past month, Benoist (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is scheduled to fight...
  2. UFC 138 Leben vs Munoz to Air on Spike TV
    The UFC returns to the United Kingdom on November 5th for UFC 138 at the LG Arena in Birmingham, England. The card is headlined by Chris Leben and Mark Munoz in what could be considered a title...
  3. Gerald Harris signs multi-fight deal with DREAM, could debut at September event
    Gerald Harris (18-4 MMA, 0-0 DREAM) is bound for Japan. The ex-UFC middleweight today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that he's signed a multi-fight with DREAM. While Harris' debut for the...
  4. Zelg Galesic vs. Alexander Shlemenko in the works for Bellator 50
    Russian striker Alexander Shlemenko (39-7 MMA, 4-1 BFC) will welcome Croatian banger Zelg Galesic (10-5 MMA, 0-0 BFC) to the Bellator Fighting Championships cage. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com)...
  5. Tito Ortiz involved in car accident over the weekend, Rashad Evans fight still on
    That's the bad news. The good news is that he's okay and the UFC 133 curse has not claimed another victim. Over the weekend, Tito Ortiz, driving his coveted -- and ridiculously expensive -- Rolls...
  6. UFC Quick Quote: BJ Penn is the only guy in MMA who doesn't use TRT
    "I think everyone is really of the same opinion as I am, if they want to admit it or not. Stuff like this is not easy to talk about. We're talking about friends and colleagues of mine. They look at...
  7. Autograph signing raises $12,000 for Constantinides family memorial fund
    The MMA community has come together in support of Dr. Alex Constantinides, but more can be done. An autograph signing this past Saturday in Denver raised $12,083 for The Constantinides Family Fund,...
  8. "Strikeforce: Grand Prix Semifinals" tickets on sale this week for Cincinnati
    Tickets for Strikeforce's Cincinnati debut go on sale this week. The event, "Strikeforce: Heavyweight Grand Prix Semifinals," takes place Sept. 10 at U.S. Bank Arena, and the night's main card airs...
  9. Bibiano Fernandes Drops to Bantamweight, Confirmed for Dream Grand Prix
    Former Dream featherweight champion Bibiano Fernandes (8-3) will drop to the bantamweight division and will compete in the Dream world bantamweight grand prix. The first round of the event goes down...
  10. 'Axe Murderer' coach: Wanderlei Silva still has the potential to become champion again
    "Nobody said it directly to Wanderlei, that he won't fight anymore. Wanderlei is in Brazil now, he'll return to the United States this week, and he's coming to train here. He wants to fight again. He...
  11. Jeff Curran signs multi-fight deal with UFC
    "Big Frog" is returning to the UFC. More than seven years and exactly 26 fights since his lone trip to the octagon, 33-year-old bantamweight Jeff Curran (33-13-1 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has signed a...
  12. Scott Jorgensen Welcomes Jeff Curran Back to the Octagon at UFC 137
    Jeff Curran is back in the UFC, but he’ll have no easy task in his first fight as he faces Scott Jorgensen at UFC 137 this October. LINK
  13. Pat Barry vs. Stefan Struve added to UFC on Versus 6 lineup
    The UFC's tallest heavyweight has a date with the promotion's shortest one. UFC officials today announced that verbal agreements are in place for 6-foot-11 Stefan Struve (21-5 MMA, 5-3 UFC) to meet...
  14. Alessio Sakara Releases Statement About Injury
    UFC middleweight Alessio Sakara released a statement to MMA Fighting earlier today regarding his withdrawal from UFC 133 on August 6th. He had been scheduled to fight Jorge Rivera, but suffered a...
  15. Former UFC Fighter Justin Wren Puts Career on Hold to Answer Divine Call
    WHEAT RIDGE, Colo. -- When Justin Wren says that God told him to take a break from fighting and go to one of Africa's most dangerous war-torn nations with three other Christian missionaries, he knows...
  16. Cung Le Will Only Return to MMA to Fight in the UFC
    Former Strikeforce middleweight champion Cung Le might only have eight career MMA fights, but the former San Shou world champion is a popular figure in the sport and people want to see him fight. Le...
  17. Mike Easton vs. Jeff Hougland at UFC on Versus 6
    More good news for the bantamweight division today. Mike Easton will make his long-awaited UFC debut at UFC on Versus 6 on October 1st when he takes on Jeff Hougland. UFC.com shares the news: Winner...
  18. Rory MacDonald Talks About Training With Georges St. Pierre
    UFC welterweight Rory MacDonald has been writing a series of blogs for sportsnet.ca leading up to his fight with Mike Pyle at UFC 133 on August 6th. The first one dealt with his childhood and his...
  19. MFC Signs Five Year Deal With HDNet
    Maximum Fighting Championship put out a press release today touting a new deal with HDNet that will extend for five more years. MFC has been on the network since February 2008, and is one of the...
  20. Despite doubters, Strikeforce's Daniel Cormier knows he's ready for grand-prix slot
    Daniel Cormier was training, as usual, this past week when his manager and trainer at American Kickboxing Academy, Bob Cook, came up to him and said he'd missed a call from the UFC. Cook, however,...
  21. DREAM.17 official for September; organization to use three five-minute rounds
    As expected, DREAM will return in September, but it will look a little different when it does. At a Wednesday press conference, DREAM event producer Keiichi Sasahara officially announced that...
  22. Brett Rogers receives permission to contact family, returns to court in August
    Former Strikeforce heavyweight Brett Rogers (11-3) isn't yet in the clear, but he is again able to see his family. In a Monday ruling in Dakota County, Minn., judge Rex Stacey modified a...
  23. UFC 133: Rashad Evans Working With Kickboxing World Champions to Prepare for Tito Ortiz
    Interesting photo here as Rashad Evans prepares for next weekend's UFC 133 main event against Tito Ortiz. To prepare for the fight, Evans has spent some time training with top ranked kickboxers...
  24. UFC 133 headliner Rashad Evans appears Friday on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon
    With former UFC light heavyweight champion Rashad Evans' long-awaited return to action quickly approaching, the UFC 133 headliner is a featured guest on Friday evening's edition of NBC's "Late Night...
  25. Double E Pictures buys life story of UFC's Rich Franklin for "American Fighter" movie
    If all goes well, former UFC champion Rich Franklin's life story will soon be the basis of a Hollywood feature film. Eric Eisner today announced that his Double E Pictures has optioned Franklin's...
  26. UFC signs British bantamweight Vaughan Lee for UFC 138 appearance
    British bantamweight Vaughan Lee (11-6-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the latest addition to the UFC, and he'll debut at November's UFC 138 event. UFC officials today announced that Lee has signed on for the...
  27. "Jens Pulver: Driven" now available for rent and purchase through online retailers
    "Jens Pulver: Driven," an intimate documentary focused on the life of one of MMA's most colorful and beloved figures, has been given a nationwide release. Produced in 2010 following a public pledge...
  28. Antonio "Bigfoot" Silva Joins Team Nogueira
    Antonio Silva has a new team. The former American Top Team standout left that camp a while ago and was working at Imperial Athletics with the likes of Rashad Evans and Jorge Santiago. Apparently he...
  29. Tim Kennedy: If I beat Robbie Lawler this Saturday 'there's no question I should fight for the title'
    American, mixed martial artist, soldier, patriot. There are many words that define Strikeforce middleweight Tim Kennedy but there's one that's eluded him thus far: champion. The Army Green Beret came...
  30. Alistair Overeem Scheduled for Glory World Series Bout in October
    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. -- It appears as though Alistair Overeem's next fight will not be for Strikeforce after all. Glory World Series released a poster on Wednesday for their upcoming October event,...
  31. Next Face of Women's MMA? Marloes Coenen, Miesha Tate Ready to Answer Call
    When Zuffa, parent company of the UFC, bought Strikeforce earlier this year, fans could practically hear the collective thud of hearts dropping into the stomachs of female fighters and fans of...
  32. Vaughan Lee to Face Chris Cariaso at UFC 138
    The UFC has really been beefing up the bantamweight division in the last few days, and the trend continued today with the signing of Brit Vaughan Lee (11-6-1). And as usual, it didn't take long for...
  33. BJ Penn Moves Camp to California for UFC 137 Bout; Kendall Grove, Reagan Penn Join Him
    B.J. Penn has relocated his camp to Southern California in an effort to prepare for his UFC 137 bout against Carlos Condit, and he’s brought Kendall Grovie and younger brother Reagan Penn along, as...
  34. New UFC Gym in Torrance, California, Later This Year or Early Next
    The UFC is continuing to grow its UFC Gym brand, adding a new gym location in Southern California, specifically in Torrance. The gym will open as soon as later this year. LINK
  35. Odds Open with Aldo as Near 3 to 1 Favorite Over Florian, Penn vs. Condit Dead Even
    The odds have opened on two of the biggest fights coming up later this year with one match-up at UFC 136 and the other at UFC 137. LINK
  36. K-1 Sold to Japanese Real Estate Firm Barbizon
    K-1, the largest and most prestigious kickboxing promotion in the world, is no longer owned by Fighting and Entertainment Group and has been sold to Japanese real estate firm Barbizon Co,. Ltd....
  37. UFC President Dana White Talks Fedor Emelianenko and Being Unhappy With Recent Developments
    There seem to be two kinds of Dana White interviews these days, the by the numbers stuff about world dominance and the open and honest (or as honest as a promoter can be) interview. Sports...
  38. Champ Eddie Alvarez vs. Michael Chandler headlines Bellator 54 on Oct. 15
    Bellator lightweight champion Eddie Alvarez will put his title on the line against season-four tournament winner Michael Chandler at Bellator 54. Bellator Fighting Championships officials today...
  39. Yves Edwards vs. Rafaello Oliveira added to UFC on Versus 6
    A pair of fighters looking to rebound from stoppage losses has been added to UFC on Versus 6 as Yves Edwards meets Rafaello Oliveira. UFC officials today announced the new matchup. UFC on Versus 6...
  40. DREAM.17 adds Shinya Aoki vs. Rob McCullough, Satoru Kitaoka vs. Willamy Freire
    Two new bouts are official for next month's DREAM.17 event. In a non-title fight, DREAM lightweight champ Shinya Aoki (28-5 MMA, 12-2 DREAM) takes on former WEC titleholder "Razor" Rob McCullough...
  41. T.J. Waldburger Faces Daniel Roberts at UFC Fight Night 25: Battle on the Bayou
    Two welterweight submission artists have agreed to face off in New Orleans, as the UFC is reporting via Twitter that verbal agreements are in place for a bout between T.J. Waldburger and Daniel...
  42. Heavyweight Philip De Fries signs with UFC, expected to debut at UFC 138
    British fighter Philip De Fries is the latest addition to the UFC's heavyweight roster. The undefeated 25-year-old today announced his deal via Facebook. Although he didn't specify a debut date or...
  43. Tito and Rashad: Verbal Warfare
    "You're gonna get crushed" Tito tells Rashad. "Are you outta your mind... You should give me the knockout bonus and everything right away..." Rashad replies On the UFC TV website to help promote and...
  44. Alistair Overeem Cut From Strikeforce
    Inside MMA has reported that Strikeforce heavyweight champion Alistair Overeem has received a release letter from the promotion. Overeem, one of the original participants in the Strikeforce World...
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  45. Lightweights Shane Roller vs. T.J. Grant added to UFC on Versus 6
    The quickly filling UFC on Versus 6 fight card has another addition. UFC official today announced that lightweights Shane Roller (10-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and T.J. Grant (16-5 MMA, 3-3 UFC) have agreed to...
  46. Report: Phil De Fries vs. Oli Thompson, Che Mills Added to UFC 138
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  47. Fedor vs. Hendo: Maybe ‘Minotauro’ Knows Best
    The fight resumes of Fedor Emelianenko and Dan Henderson are chock full of memorable battles over more than a decade. They fought a range of opponents of all sizes and abilities in all corners of the...
  48. Is Che Mills Fighting Chris Cope at UFC 138 or Joey Villasenor at BAMMA 7?
    What began as just another fight announcement for the upcoming UFC 138: Leben vs. Munoz fight card has turned into a swirl of controversy. LINK
  49. Woodley vs. Saffiedine likely to determine next Strikeforce welterweight champ
    HOFFMAN ESTATES, Ill. – The Strikeforce welterweight title could soon be wrapped around a new waist. Following Nick Diaz's recent move to the UFC and his vacating of the title, two likely title...
  50. Fedor thinks stoppage was early
    Emelianenko addressed the super fight and its eventual stoppage after Saturday's Showtime-televised event at Sears Centre Arena in Hoffman Estates, Ill. "It seems to me, yes (it was stopped early),"...
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