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  1. Bob Arum: The UFC got buried Saturday night
    UFC president Dana White loves boxing, but the promoters, not so much, 80-year-old Bob Arum especially. in the space of two minutes, White has called Arum an "idiot, moron, full of s---, big, fat,...
  2. Yoshihiro Akiyama meets Jake Shields at UFC 144 in Japan
    Japanese superstar Yoshihiro Akiyama will have plenty of support from his home country fans on February 26th, when he makes his welterweight debut in UFC 144 action against 170-pound contender Jake...
  3. Siyar Bahadurzada meets Erick Silva at UFC 142 in Brazil
    In September, Siyar Bahadurzada informed the world he was UFC bound. Today, he released the details of his first fight. "I'll be fighting Erick Silva at UFC 142!" Bahadurzada today stated on his...
  4. UFC 142 adds Stanislav Nedkov vs. Fabio Maldonado to Brazil card
    A light-heavyweight bout between Bulgarian fighter Stanislav Nedkov (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and Brazil's Fabio Maldonado (18-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has been added to January's UFC 142 event. The UFC's Brazil...
  5. As expected, Remaining UFC 139 prelims to stream on Facebook
    As expected the remaining preliminary-card fights from Saturday's UFC 139 event will stream live and for free on Facebook, UFC officials today confirmed with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). The...
  6. Mackens Semerzier appeals headbutt loss to Robert Peralta at UFC on FOX
    The manager for Mackens Semerzier is contesting the UFC bantamweight's TKO loss to Robert Peralta at this past Saturday's UFC on FOX event. Brian Butler of SuckerPunch Entertainment today informed...
  7. Lawlor-Weidman demoted, McDonald-Soto promoted to UFC 139's Spike TV special
    A bantamweight bout between Michael McDonald (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) and Alex Soto (6-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has been promoted to the Spike TV "UFC Prelims" special for this weekend's UFC 139 event. It's...
  8. HDNet and BAMMA ink multi-year television deal
    DALLAS (November 14, 2011) As announced earlier tonight on HDNet’s live broadcast of "Inside MMA", the network has signed a new agreement with Europe’s largest and most prominent Mixed Martial Arts...
  9. Dan Henderson: Shogun First Then Jon Jones
    If there’s one thing you can say about Dan Henderson, it’s that he doesn’t back down from a challenge. The former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion has faced some of the best fighters in the...
  10. UFC files suit in New York, seeks to overturn regulation ban
    Take notice New York; the Ultimate Fighting Championship isn't going away without a fight. UFC officials today announced they have filed a lawsuit against New York State officials "challenging the...
  11. Okami vs. Boestch scheduled for UFC 144 in Japan
    Japanese middleweight contender Yushin Okami (26-6 MMA, 10-3 UFC) will finally get a home game. UFC executives today announced that the recent title challenger faces Tim Boetsch (14-4 MMA, 5-3 UFC)...
  12. Erik Koch vs. Dustin Poirier added to February's UFC 143 event
    Two exciting featherweight prospects are set to clash at UFC 143. Officials today announced that Erik Koch and Dustin Poirer have been inked to meet at the Super Bowl weekend event, which takes place...
  13. Bendo's Oral Fixation
    LINK Kenny Florian during the Fuel Postfight: I actually brought Benson Henderson out to help me prepare for Clay Guida when I was about to fight him... you saw Benson, he had a toothpick in his...
  14. Anthony Pettis vs. Joe Lauzon Set for UFC 144 In Japan
    A lightweight meeting pitting Anthony Pettis and Joe Lauzon has been agreed to for UFC 144 in Japan, MMA Fighting has learned. The UFC confirmed the matchup to MMA Fighting's Ben Fowlkes on Tuesday....
  15. Bas Rutten slaps a verbal "hold 'til cold" on Alistair Overeem
    Paul Lazenby recently caught up with Bas Rutten and asked him about Alistair Overeem, who recently split with Team Golden Glory. There is no one in MMA with more colorful stories than Bas. For...
  16. Palhares vs. Massenzio at UFC 142 in Rio
    The UFC announced Tuesday that UFC 142 will feature Brazilian Rousimar Palhares vs. Mike Massenzio atmiddleweight. Known for his devastating leglocks, Palhares has won five of his last six. Following...
  17. Peralta camp unenthusiastic about rematch
    On the UFC on FOX 1 prelim card, Robert Peralta landed a combination on Mackens Semerzier, sending him to the canvas, and into his fifth loss in eleven fights. However, instant replay revealed that...
  18. Nam Phan vs. Jim Hettes slated for year-end UFC 141 event
    Nam Phan (17-9 MMA, 1-2 UFC) will fight for the third time in fewer than five months when he takes on fellow featherweight Jim Hettes (9-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC 141. Verbal agreements are in place for...
  19. M-1 Global says Bellator signee Vasilevsky still under contract, threatens legal action
    M-1 Global to Bellator: not so fast. The Russia-based promotion on Tuesday told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that a recent Bellator talent acquisition, Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (15-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC),...
  20. Spike TV to premiere 'MMA Junkie Live' news-magazine show in 2012
    Spike TV will debut its first-ever primetime mixed-martial-arts news magazine show, "MMA Junkie Live," in January 2012, it was announced today by Jon Slusser, senior vice president, sports and...
  21. FX airs first UFC event in January with Neer vs. Ludwig, Barry vs. Morecraft
    The first official UFC-FOX event takes place in January (exact date TBA) when the organization makes its debut on FX. Officials today announced the event, though its name and venue weren't revealed....
  22. Bellator 58 adds Sandro vs. Dias to main card, prelims fill out
    The fight card for this weekend's Bellator 58 event is official with nine fights, including three that air as part of MTV2/EPIX's main card. Joining previously announced fights on the main card is a...
  23. Well-traveled UFC 139 headliner Dan Henderson plans to wrap career in UFC
    On the eve of his third stint in the UFC, Dan Henderson considers himself a pretty lucky guy. There are those who leave the promotion for what they believe are greener pastures and are never seen...
  24. UFC on FOX peaks with 8.8 million viewers for Velasquez-Dos Santos title fight
    MMA has a new most-watched fight in U.S. television history. This past weekend's UFC on FOX headliner between Cain Velasquez and new champ Junior Dos Santos peaked with a solid 8.8 million viewers on...
  25. UFC 139's Cung Le considered retirement before Zuffa bought Strikeforce
    Cung Le has other things going on in his life. He is a fighter first, of course. But he is also a successful actor that's growing more successful by the year. When he avenged his sole MMA loss to...
  26. UFC newcomer Ednaldo Oliveira to make promotional debut at UFC 142
    Ednaldo Oliveira (13-0-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is UFC bound. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with event sources that the undefeated UFC newcomer has signed a multi-fight deal with the UFC...
  27. UFC 139's Brian Bowles ready to steal 'cool guy' Urijah Faber's thunder
    Former WEC bantamweight champ Brian Bowles sounds like he's headed to a high-school P.E. class rather than a professional, no-quarter-given cage fight. "Some people are going to be popular, and some...
  28. Fans get to vote for Bellator 58's fourth televised fight, three fights available
    While initially concerned that Saturday's Bellator 58 broadcast wouldn't have time for a fourth bout, Bellator officials have changed their tune. In fact, they're letting fans vote and decide which...
  29. After fight-camp isolation, UFC 139's 'Shogun' gets long-awaited Henderson fight
    Mauricio "Shogun" Rua knew a meeting with Dan Henderson was inevitable. It's just taking place in a different organization, on a different continent, in a different fighting apparatus and with...
  30. Spike planning Bellator reality show
    SI.com: A highpoint of your UFC programming was the reality series, The Ultimate Fighter. Have there been any talks for something similar with Bellator in 2013? Kevin Kay: Yes, there has. One thing...
  31. UFC on FOX 2 Expected for January 28th in Chicago
    The UFC's winter schedule just got a whole lot busier. Yahoo Sports' Steve Cofield is reporting that the UFC is already planning their second UFC on Fox event, and it will emanate from the United...
  32. Report: Charles Oliviera has got Problems (Oliviera vs. Peralta @ UFC on FOX 2)
    Another bout has been added to the card for the UFC's debut on FX, which now has a date and location according to Yahoo's Steve Cofield: January 20th in Nashville, Tennesee. The match-up will see...
  33. Congrats To Budgellism His Article Made MMA on FOXSports
    I asked people if they wanted to write for us and Budgellism stepped up and was the lead story the next day. That’s the question on everyone’s mind following a dominating performance over 15 fight...
  34. UFC on Fox Salaries
    The full UFC on FOX payouts included: Junior Dos Santos: $220,000 (includes $110,000 win bonus) def. Cain Velasquez: $100,000 Ben Henderson: $60,000 (includes $30,000 win bonus) def. Clay Guida:...
  35. UFC on FOX medical suspensions
    The full list of UFC on FOX suspensions includes: Cain Velasquez: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss Clay Harvison: Suspended 45 days with 30 days no contact for TKO loss Norifumi...
  36. Year-end 2011 DREAM event adds Takaya-Inoue title fight, Kawajiri-Miyata
    DREAM officials today announced two fights for its annual year-end event, dubbed a mouthful as "DREAM: Fight for Japan. How are you! New Year! 2011." (For simplicity's sake, we'll call it "DREAM: New...
  37. Felipe Arantes vs. Antonio 'Pato' Carvalho targeted for UFC 142 in Brazil
    A featherweight bout between Antonio "Pato" Carvalho (13-4 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Felipe Arantes (13-4 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been targeted for January's UFC 142 lineup. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today...
  38. Surprise call from ACLU led UFC 139's Miguel Torres to Blackzilian camp
    Miguel Torres is more than a year into a journey to get a different perspective on the sport he loves. That journey has led him to Montreal to train with one of the masterminds behind UFC...
  39. UFC brass says UFC on FOX ratings peak may have topped 9 million viewers
    Junior Dos Santos and Cain Velasquez combined at UFC on FOX to put on the most-watched fight in U.S. television history. But UFC officials aren't done counting. At Thursday's UFC 139 pre-event press...
  40. Melvin Guillard vs. Jim Miller headlines UFC on FX 1 event
    The UFC's first FX-televised event has its headliner. UFC officials today announced the debut UFC on FX event will feature a three-round lightweight main event between contenders Melvin Guillard...
  41. Alex Caceres vs. Edwin Figueroa added to UFC 143
    Fresh off an impressive victory over Cole Escovedo, Alex Caceres (6-4 MMA, 1-2 UFC) is booked for Super Bowl weekend. The veteran of "The Ultimate Fighter 12" is slated to meet prospect Edwin...
  42. 'DREAM: New Year! 2011' adds Sakurai vs. Chonan, bantamweight grand-prix semis
    A trio of bouts has been added to next month's year-end "DREAM: New Year! 2011" event. In a featured bout, Hayato Sakurai (35-12-2 MMA, 4-4 DREAM) takes on fellow welterweight veteran Ryo Chonan...
  43. Bellator champ Hector Lombard: Chael Sonnen is boring as [expletive]
    Bellator Fighting Championships middleweight title holder Hector Lombard (30-2-1 MMA, 7-0 BFC) boasts one of the most impressive winning streaks in all of mixed martial arts, but he's not exactly a...
  44. UFC 139 official weigh-in results: Henderson (203), 'Shogun' (205) on weight
    MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view) Dan Henderson (203) vs. Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (205) Cung Le (185) vs. Wanderlei Silva (185) Brian Bowles (136) vs. Urijah Faber (136) Martin Kampmann (170.5) vs. Rick Story...
  45. Pros Pick: Shogun vs. Hendo
    For the fourth weekend in a row, the Ultimate Fighting Championship will be on active duty, as UFC 139 “Shogun vs. Hendo” hits the HP Pavilion on Saturday in San Jose, Calif. In the main event, 2005...
  46. Report: Hatsu Hioki vs Bart Palaszewski planned for UFC 144 in Japan
    Surprise! More home grown talent is headed for the Octagon when the world's largest fight promotion returns to Japan. That's because Hatsu Hioki has reportedly been booked to square off against Bart...
  47. Anderson Silva Likely Sidelined Until Mid-2012
    UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva is currently nursing an injured shoulder and it appears he will be on the shelf for several months. Following his win in Brazil in August, Silva was reported...
  48. Fedor gives Monson a beating
    Instead, Emelianenko treated the fight much like a kickboxing match, and he dropped Monson on multiple occasions – including three times in a dominant second round –with single shots. However, unlike...
  49. Is Faber next for Cruz?
    UFC president Dana White on Saturday night confirmed that Faber's UFC 139 win over Brian Bowles was indeed enough to earn "The California Kid" a quick rematch with UFC bantamweight champion Cruz....
  50. Hendo and Shogun; Too much for TV? you decide!
    SAN JOSE, Calif. – It's already earned praise as one of the greatest fights in UFC history – if not MMA history. But Dan Henderson's epic victory over Mauricio "Shogun" Rua in Saturday's UFC 139 main...
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