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  1. UFC boss thinks Matt Hughes will likely hang 'em up – even if he won't say 'retire'
    No official decision has been made, but UFC president Dana White believes Matt Hughes (45-9 MMA, 18-7 UFC) has fought for the final time. Following a UFC 135 loss to Josh Koscheck, Hughes declined to...
  2. UFC champ Jon Jones: Rashad Evans is not even close to having my number
    After witnessing the pre-fight tension between UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones (14-1 MMA, 8-1 UFC) and his UFC 135 opponent Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (32-9 MMA, 7-3 UFC), the pair's...
  3. Following scintillating return to 155 pounds, Nate Diaz done with welterweight – for now
    UFC lightweight contender Nate Diaz's 170-pound experiment is over, at least for now. It's not that his two recent losses in the division have discouraged him from giving it another shot. It's not...
  4. Humble in UFC 135 defeat, 'Rampage' Jackson hopes for 'Shogun' Rua in Japan
    For former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (32-9 MMA, 7-3 UFC), there are no excuses. He admits that he was as ready as ever for a UFC 135 contest with UFC champ Jon Jones...
  5. What's next for UFC 135 winner Koscheck? Middleweight, UFC 139 are possibilities
    Josh Koscheck is back. In more ways than one. Just ask the man himself, who returned from a nine-month layoff to impressively defeat UFC Hall of Famer Matt Hughes in Saturday's UFC 135 co-headliner....
  6. Once able to take the money and run, UFC 135's Mark Hunt instead wanted a fight
    When the UFC purchased and ultimately disbanded its rival, PRIDE Fighting Championships, veteran heavyweight Mark Hunt was offered a pretty sweet deal. Quite simply, the UFC was willing to pay him to...
  7. Dream Champ Zaromskis to Face Carvalho in Sweden on Nov. 26
    Dream welterweight champion Marius Zaromskis is set to face Swedish-based Brazilian Bruno Carvalho in Stockholm on Nov. 26 under the banner of Swedish promotion Rumble of the Kings. Sherdog.com...
  8. ADCC 2011: Rousimar Palhares Continues Bizarre Behavior at Grappling Tournament
    It seems like there is nothing Rousimar Palhares can do that doesn't involve some sort of controversy. Notorious for his willingness to bend the rules when in the cage for MMA and his bizarre mental...
  9. MMAjunkie.com announces live stream of Saturday's Cage Warriors 44 event
    MMAjunkie.com is proud to announce a live stream of this weekend's Cage Warriors 44 event. The show takes place Saturday at HMV Forum in London. The co-headliners feature Ivan Musardo (17-6-1) vs....
  10. Spike TV to counter-program UFC on FOX 1 with Velasquez and Dos Santos fights
    Further solidifying the rift between the UFC and its longtime cable partner, Spike TV today announced counter-programming for the UFC's debut on network TV. On Nov. 12, Spike TV will air a "UFC...
  11. James Head vs. John Maguire official for UFC 138 preliminary card
    As expected, promotional newcomer John Maguire has replaced injured Mark Scanlon and now meets fellow welterweight James Head at UFC 138. MMAjunkie.com first reported the bout this past week, and UFC...
  12. MMA club’s video of eight-year-olds in cagefighting match causes controversy
    Yep, you know childhood — one minute you’re sharing your Graham crackers with your best pal during recess, the next you’ve got him in a rear naked choke submission hold. How young is too young to...
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  13. Steven Seagal Reportedly Banned From Jon Jones' Locker Room Before UFC 135
    Steven Seagal just won't go away. It was pretty humorous when Seagal, with 100% seriousness, took credit for teaching Black House members Anderson Silva and Lyoto Machida the front kicks that saw...
  14. Chael Sonnen Comments On Anderson Silva's Injuries
    Everyone's favorite zany middleweight Chael Sonnen recently weighed on a topic that has made the round a bit since UFC 134 - the fact that Anderson Silva said he went into his fight with Yushin Okami...
  15. MMAPlayground Interview Series - Vol. 3 (Nam Phan)
    As with any successful professional, mixed martial artists eat, sleep and breathe their craft. They put everything on the line when they wake up, hit the gym and pour their blood, sweat and tears...
  16. Larry Merchant: UFC made street fighting a 'so-called' sport
    Boxing commentator Larry Merchant is a long-time foe of Mixed Martial Arts, in the manner of a toothless cro magnon telling a Geico commercial looking guy that he wouldn't use that crazy fire stuff...
  17. Recovering Vitor Belfort eyes UFC 141 slot, fight with UFC 136's Sonnen-Stann winner
    The injury that forced Vitor Belfort out of a featured UFC 139 slot is simply a speed bump on his quest for a UFC title, and he's planning to return to the cage before year's end. While a recent...
  18. Jon Jones Picks Up 180 Days On UFC 135 Medical Suspension List
    The official medical suspensions are out for UFC 135 and in a bit of a surprising moment, Jon Jones has picked up one of the longest medical suspensions of any fighter on the card. Jones has been...
  19. Hougland Injured; Newcomer Bloodworth Faces Easton at UFC Live 6
    Update your picks accordingly.... Hougland Injured: Sherdog
  20. UFC 140 briefly adds Phil Davis vs. Lyoto Machida, but UFC boss 'jumped gun' (Updated)
    A blockbuster light-heavyweight bout was coming to UFC 140. For a short time anyway. UFC president Dana White said he jumped the gun in announcing that former champ Lyoto Machida (17-2 MMA, 9-2 UFC)...
  21. UFC 139's Dan Henderson not keen on 185 pounds – except for Anderson Silva
    Dan Henderson didn't look a bit out of place sitting at a dais adorned with UFC logos, even though he had just been front and center for another promotion's banner event. "I guess it's a little bit...
  22. Michael Bisping Pushes Around Little Reporter, Swears a Lot
    UFC middleweight and TUF 14 coach Michael Bisping probably isn't the most popular UFC fighter out there. Let's just get that out of the way now. While he's loved in the UK apparently, his unique...
  23. Kurt Angle: 'Dana White Asked Me to Fight Kimbo Slice'
    Anyone who knows much about Kurt Angle knows that he is a very colorful storyteller. Basically, the truth might not be as important as the story to Kurt, who is a pro wrestler for the TNA...
  24. Chuck Liddell Still Has the Itch, Especially with the UFC Moving to Fox Sports
    Chuck Liddell hasn’t set foot in the Octagon, at least as a fighter, in more than a year. Like most fighters, he still has that itch to compete, but he’s also realistic about where he’s at in his...
  25. Pace-Torres, McDonald-Eduardo Targeted for UFC 139 on Nov. 19
    A pair of bantamweight contests has been added to UFC 139, promotion officials announced Tuesday, as former WEC champion Miguel Torres will meet Nick Pace while rising prospect Michael McDonald will...
  26. UFC 139 5 Round Non Title Main Event Between Dan Henderson And “Shogun” Rua
    http://bjpenn.com/news/2011/09/27/ufc-139-official-with-5-round-non-title-main-event-between-dan-henderson-and-shogun-rua-5312.html Looks to be a a 5-rounder between these too,
  27. Herman-Russow scratched from UFC 136, Garcia-Phan promoted to PPV main card
    An undisclosed injury has forced Dave "Pee Wee" Herman out of a UFC 136 bout with Mike Russow, officials today announced. As a result, a long-awaited rematch between featherweights Leonard Garcia and...
  28. UFC planning two shows in one night, maybe in February
    UFC president Dana White laid out ambitious plans for future international live events. White envisions multiple, simultaneous UFC shows, perhaps as early as February. “When we go to Japan next year,...
  29. James Head out, Justin Edwards in against John Maguire at UFC 138
    Perhaps the third time will be the charm for an injury-plagued booking. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) first reported this past week, promotional newcomer John Maguire (16-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC)...
  30. Report: Tim Sylvia vs Andrei Arlovski IV planned for Nov. 5 in Moline, IL
    Former UFC Heavyweight Champions Tim Sylvia and Andrei Arlovski are apparently in talks for a fourth meeting, this time under the ProElite banner on Nov. 5, 2011, in Moline, Illinois. Cage Potato...
  31. Mamed Khalidov to Meet Paulo Filho At KSW 17 on November 26th
    Pride and WEC veteran Paulo Filho Will return to the international events on November. Coming off a controversial draw against Satoshi Ishii at Amazon FC, in Brazil, the Carlson Gracie protégé is set...
  32. Shinya Aoki Confirms Fight with Eddie Alvarez and Talks About Why He’s Not in the UFC
    Fresh off his latest win over Rob McCullough in Dream, top five lightweight Shinya Aoki believes he is more dangerous than ever before. Why you ask? Because for the last few months, Aoki has been...
  33. Dave Herman says UFC 136 scratch due to failed drug test for marijuana, steroids
    A failed pre-fight drug test is the reason Dave Herman was scratched from next week's UFC 136 event. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported Wednesday, UFC officials announced that a...
  34. UFC on Versus 6's preliminary card to stream on Facebook
    As expected, the preliminary card for Saturday's UFC on Versus 6 event will stream live and for free on Facebook. UFC on Versus 6 takes place Saturday at Washington, D.C.'s Verizon Center. The main...
  35. Luiz 'Banha' Cane Dropping to Middleweight
    "Banha will drop to the middle weight. It is something that, in my point of view, will take some time for him to get used to this new division, so I don’t wanna rush anything to make sure he’s...
  36. Bones Jones says "no thx" to portly B-movie star Seagal
    LINK The bloated B-movie action star made a surprise phone call to "Bones" prior to his UFC 135 title fight opposite "Rampage" Jackson back on Sept. 24 in Denver, Colorado. But what did he have to...
  37. UFC, fighters visit Ottawa to lobby for MMA
    The UFC has already staged successful mixed martial arts cards in Montreal, Toronto and Vancouver. But behind the scenes, it has also been regularly taking its fight to Ottawa. Given the fact the UFC...
  38. Sylvia-Rizzo, Arlovski-Fulton headline ProElite 2, eight-man HW tourney on tap
    The resurgent ProElite has inked Nov. 5 for its next major event, and two ex-UFC heavyweight champions have taken co-headlining fights. Five-time champ Tim Sylvia (29-7) meets Pedro Rizzo (19-9) in...
  39. Siyar Bahadurzada signs with the UFC
    Siyar Bahadurzada (20-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is apparently UFC bound. As MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported this past week, Bahadurzada said he had been offered a deal with the world's top MMA...
  40. UPDATE: Herman tested positive for THC...not Performance Enhancing Drugs
    Dave Herman is rethinking the crowd he hangs out with between fights. In an interview today with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), the UFC heavyweight sternly denied using marijuana prior to his...
  41. Champ Ben Askren vs. Jay Hieron targeted for Bellator 56 title fight in Kansas City
    One of the biggest title fights in Bellator history now has a date. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with sources close to the event that undefeated Bellator welterweight champion...
  42. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson Considering a Move to Boxing
    "I hate fighting people who are scared," Jackson told the ESPN UFC Podcast. "When you fight somebody who is scared you never know what they're going to do. They turn and run. "That's why I'm gonna go...
  43. UFC Quick Quote: Yves Edwards willing to fight Rafaello Oliveira behind a Walmart
    "I still feel like I'm 26. ...The guy that was making his debut in the UFC, he didn't know half the things I know now. The thing is, nobody gets cut off a win. Not unless you've done something and...
  44. MMAPlayground Interview Series - Vol. 4 (Julie "Fireball" Kedzie)
    As with any successful professional, mixed martial artists eat, sleep and breathe their craft. They put everything on the line when they wake up, hit the gym and pour their blood, sweat and tears...
  45. UFC on Versus 6's Charlie Brenneman ready for his latest big challenge
    It's Charlie Brenneman's time. Is he ready? Across from him Saturday is big, scary Anthony Johnson. The guy who sometimes cuts 50 pounds to make welterweight. The guy who knocks out opponents with...
  46. UFC champ Jose Aldo knows featherweight division won't be a permanent home
    There will be a time when the UFC featherweight champ's kidneys say, "No way, Jose." A recent video documenting Jose Aldo's weight-cut for UFC 129 is proof positive. The 25-year-old is misery...
  47. Tim Credeur out, Dustin Jacoby in against Brad Tavares at UFC 137
    Tim Credeur (12-4 MMA, 3-2 UFC) has been forced out of this month's UFC 137 event, and promotional newcomer Dustin Jacoby (6-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has stepped in as a replacement against middleweight Brad...
  48. T.J. Waldburger vs. Marc Stevens grappling superfight added to UFC 136 Fan Expo
    Two UFC notables have been booked for a grappling superfight at next weekend's UFC Fan Expo event in Houston. Recent UFC Fight Night 25 winner and Texas native T.J. Waldburger will meet "The Ultimate...
  49. UFC on Versus 6 bonuses: Johnson, Struve, Wiman and Danzig earn $65K awards
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Anthony Johnson, Stefan Struve, Matt Wiman and Mac Danzig each earned $65,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC on Versus 6 event. Johnson earned the...
  50. Dana White: Strikeforce champ Gilbert Melendez is headed to the UFC, ASAP
    WASHINGTON, D.C. – Strikeforce lightweight champion Gilbert Melendez's days in the organization appear over. The standout lightweight will join the UFC's roster "ASAP," according to UFC president...
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