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  1. UFC 143: Renan Barao vs Scott Jorgensen in the works for Feb. 4 in Las Vegas
    And this is why we love the bantamweights. The owner of MMA's longest unbeaten streak, Renan Barao, will face off against perennial bantamweight contender Scott Jorgensen at UFC 143: "Condit vs....
  2. UFC confirms Josh Koscheck vs. Mike Pierce for UFC 143
    A day after joining MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio) and starting his campaign, Mike Pierce has his fight. UFC officials today confirmed Pierce (13-4 MMA, 5-2 UFC) will meet fellow...
  3. Strikeforce Reborn! New Showtime Deal On Tap
    It appears the ringing of the death knell for Strikeforce has been a little bit premature. UFC president Dana White on Thursday, following the UFC 140: Jones vs. Machida press conference, confirmed...
  4. Punkass Details Forthcoming Tapout TV Show Revival with MMA@Work (powered by MMAPlayground)
    If you've been a fan of the sport for any lengthy amount of time, you probably remember the Tapout TV Series that aired on Versus for 2 seasons from 2007 to 2008. The series followed Mask, Punkass...
  5. Despite Close to UFC Career, Mirko Cro Cop Plans Return to Kickboxing
    A third straight knockout loss brought a close to Mirko "Cro Cop" Filipovic's UFC career, but the Croatian apparently isn't quite ready to call it quits when it comes to combat sports. While he's...
  6. What's Missing From UFC's Response to Miguel Torres, Rashad Evans? Consistency.
    Here's a question that became very important, yet difficult to answer this week: If you're a UFC fighter living in this wild world of social media, how do you know when you've crossed the line...
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  7. UFC 140 weigh-in results: Champ Jones (205), challenger Machida (204) on weight
    MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Lyoto Machida (204) Frank Mir (260) vs. Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (239) Antonio Rogerio Nogueira (204.5) vs. Tito Ortiz (206) Brian Ebersole (170.5)...
  8. Is Lyoto Machida Sick Heading Into Fight With Jon Jones?
    Lyoto Machida made weight just minutes ago for his UFC 140 bout with Jon Jones for the UFC light heavyweight championship. He looked to be in his usual level of shape while Jones looked very fit but...
  9. Jordan Mein vs. Tyron Woodley added to 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine'
    An intriguing welterweight matchup between fast-rising prospect Jordan Mein (23-7 MMA, 1-0 SF) and undefeated contender Tyron Woodley (9-0 MMA, 7-0 SF) has been added to January's "Strikeforce:...
  10. Rick Hawn dropping to lightweight, joining season-six Bellator tournament
    Bellator season-four welterweight-tournament runner-up Rick Hawn is dropping a weight class for the organization's season-six lightweight tournament. Officials today confirmed the U.S. Olympian's...
  11. After camping with Tristar, Mark Bocek wiping the slate clean at UFC 140
    UFC lightweight Mark Bocek (9-4 MMA, 5-4 UFC) spent 15 minutes in the cage with current No. 1 contender Ben Henderson and knew something had to change. Fighting in front of the largest crowd in North...
  12. Frank Mir - Beware the Rematch
    When you get offered a fight by the UFC, you have a choice: either embrace it, get ready for it and win it, or sulk and question whether you are even a fighter in the first place. I was offered a...
  13. Dan Miller schedules surgery for son, camp thanks UFC for financial support
    With Dan Miller facing medical bills in the neighborhood of $100,000, things weren't exactly heading in the right direction for the UFC middleweight contender. Now, thanks to a little help from his...
  14. Frank Mir - A myriad of threats
    Fight day is here! As I get set for my fight at UFC 140 Saturday night, I take great confidence from the belief that I have more ways to win than my opponent Antonio (Minotauro) Nogueira. Although a...
  15. Rory MacDonald vs. Che Mills Planned for UFC 145 in Montreal
    Welterweight prospect Rory MacDonald will make his return to the UFC in March against Che Mills, MMAFighting.com has confirmed with sources close to the fight. The Canadian MacDonald, who pulled out...
  16. Brittney Palmer Lands Playboy Cover
    Popular UFC octagon girl Brittney Palmer, who just returned to the fold after a few months away, will appear in the March issue of Playboy, MMA Fighting has learned. Sources close to Playboy Magazine...
  17. Flyweights Johnson vs. McCall, Benavidez vs. Urushitani Set for UFC on FX 2
    The flyweight division is officially coming to the UFC on March 3, as Demetrious Johnson will meet Ian McCall and Joseph Benavidez will face Yasuhiro Urushitani at UFC on FX 2 to determine the...
  18. BAMMA 8: Manuwa vs. Rea – ‘Quick Results’
    The British Association of Mixed Martial Arts held their latest event with BAMMA 8 on Saturday, Dec. 10, from the Capital FM Arena in Nottingham, England. The main card was supposed to have aired...
  19. Following hospital visits, UFC futures of 'Big Nog' and Tito Ortiz uncertain
    Former UFC champions and MMA legends Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira (33-7-1 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and Tito Ortiz (16-10-1 MMA, 15-10-1 UFC) may have reached the end of the line. Nogueira and Ortiz were each...
  20. Travis Wiuff signs with Bellator, likely to join future light-heavyweight tournament
    After knocking off a Bellator champion in a recent non-title fight, Travis Wiuff may get a chance to do the real thing. The veteran fighter has signed a long-term deal with Bellator and is expected...
  21. Dan Henderson Calls Out Jon Jones, Wants to Test His Chin
    Shortly after UFC 140 ended, former Strikeforce and PRIDE champion, Dan Henderson campaigned for a shot at Jon Jones. He turned to twitter to make the case for a title shot: @danhendo Dan Henderson...
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  22. Greg Jackson tells Jon Jones to check on Lyoto Machida after choking him out to 'get some fans'
    Here's an interesting video making the rounds following the UFC 140: "Jones vs. Machida" pay-per-view event last night (Dec. 10, 2011) in Toronto. In it, Greg Jackson, lead trainer and cornerman for...
  23. UFC Adds Flyweight Class; 4-Man Title Tourney Begins March 3
    EDIT- Nevermind. That's what I get for trying to break something news-worthy. This was already posted here . Mods can delete as needed.
  24. UFC 142's Rousimar Palhares seeing sports psychologist following bizarre incidents
    Rousimar Palhares' manager, Alex Davis, thought it might be slightly more prudent to seek out the expertise of an actual, licensed clinical sports psychologist following a series of head-scratching...
  25. Fedor Emelianenko vs. Satoshi Ishii headlines 'DREAM: New Year! 2011'
    Fedor Emelianenko (32-4) is returning to Japan. A long-rumored bout between the former PRIDE heavyweight champion and Olympic gold medalist Satoshi Ishii (4-1-1) is expected to headline a New Year's...
  26. Alistair Overeem granted conditional license for UFC 141, facing four drug tests
    For now, at least, former Strikeforce champion Alistair Overeem (35-11 MMA, 0-0 UFC) will face Brock Lesnar (5-2 MMA, 4-2 UFC) in the main event of December's UFC 141 event. The Nevada State Athletic...
  27. Fuel TV to air 'UFC Tonight' weekly show
    Fuel TV's package of content for the Ultimate Fighting Championship will include once-a-week news show. UFC Tonight will start Jan. 3 as a weekly 30-minute program, said George Greenberg, executive...
  28. Vitor Belfor and Wanderlei Silva named coaches of TUF: Brazil
    Brazilian sluggers Vitor Belfort (20-9 MMA, 9-5 UFC) and Wanderlei Silva (34-11-1 MMA, 4-6 UFC) will serve as opposing coaches on "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil." UFC president Dana White today...
  29. Former UFC Fighter Junie Browning Subject of City-Wide Manhunt in Thailand
    Former 'Ultimate Fighter' bad boy Junie Browning is currently the target of a city wide manhunt in Thailand after two incidents over the weekend. LINK
  30. UFC on Fuel TV Kicks Off with 24-Hour Marathon
    Fox Sports Media Group’s dynamic entertainment and sports network for males, officially kicks off the Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) on FUEL TV January 1 with a 24-hour marathon of UFC...
  31. CSAC changes UFC on FOX 1's Peralta vs. Semerzier result to no contest
    It's almost as if it never happened. The California State Athletic Commission today changed the result of a Nov. 12 bout between Mackens Semerzier and Robert Peralta after it was determined an...
  32. 'TUF 14' fighter Johnny Bedford takes UFC on FOX 2 slot against Eddie Wineland
    "The Ultimate Fighter 14" semifinalist Johnny Bedford will look to make it 2-0 in official UFC competition. With Demetrious Johnson scratched from the card so he could compete in the inaugural UFC...
  33. UFC champ Georges St-Pierre's knee surgery deemed a success
    UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre has cleared one hurdle on his comeback trail. The injured fighter had successful knee surgery on Tuesday in Los Angeles, he recently tweeted. A torn ACL...
  34. Bellator signs world-ranked bantamweight Masakatsu Ueda
    Former Shooto champion Masakatsu Ueda (14-1-2 MMA, 0-0 BFC) is Bellator bound. Sources close to the world-ranked bantamweight told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) the Japanese veteran has agreed to...
  35. UFC 142 prelims to air on FX
    UFC will make its debut on FX on Jan. 14 when the network airs the UFC 142 prelims, a FUEL TV official confirmed with MMAFighting.com on Tuesday. FUEL TV, who shares the same parent company, FOX, as...
  36. Roy Nelson vs. Fabricio Werdum slotted for UFC 143 in February
    A heavyweight bout between Roy Nelson (16-6 MMA, 3-2 UFC) and the returning Fabricio Werdum (14-5-1 MMA, 2-2 UFC) has been slotted for February's UFC 143 event. Werdum will jump from Strikeforce to...
  37. Jungle Fight Bantamweight Champion John Lineker signed by the UFC, set to compete at flyweight
    The UFC is going all-out in establishing their newly-announced flyweight division. That's because Tatame.com reports that Brazilian bruiser John "Mão de Pedra" Lineker (19-5), who captured the Jungle...
  38. UFC on FUEL TV 1 adds Simpson vs. Markes, Brookins vs. Yahya
    Two more bouts are slotted for February's UFC on FUEL TV 1 event, officials today announced. They include middleweights Aaron Simpson (11-2 MMA, 6-2 UFC) vs. Ronny Markes (12-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and...
  39. Bellator season-six bantamweight tourney includes Galvao, Nogueira, Lima, West, Ueda
    The field is taking shape for Bellator's newly organized season-six bantamweight tournament. Although the 135-pound tournament is the fifth and final addition to the early-2012 calendar, some notable...
  40. No surgery for Big Nog
    Heavyweight Antonio Rodrigo (Minotauro) Nogueira was also in Los Angeles on Monday, seeing a specialist after suffering a broken arm in a loss to Frank Mir at UFC 140 at Toronto's Air Canada Centre...
  41. If not Lesnar, Mir wants Cain
    It appears Frank Mir will have to wait for a third meeting with UFC superstar Brock Lesnar. With rumours swirling about Alistair Overeem’s potential withdrawal from UFC 141, former title-holder Frank...
  42. MMA - An Acquired Taste
    this is a very well written, objective, article about experiencing a live UFC event for the first time...maybe the first MMA event he ever watched. this is written by Michael Grange from Sportsnet,...
  43. Strikeforce and Showtime announce new deal with eight events and televised prelims
    As expected Strikeforce and Showtime have inked a new deal that will keep the Zuffa-owned fight promotion on the premium-cable station. Officials today the deal, which calls for up to eight events,...
  44. Strikeforce Heavyweight Division to be Eliminated Following Grand Prix Finals and 'One More Fight'
    Moments ago on the Strikeforce media call to announce the new Showtime deal, it was announced that Strikeforce will be doing away with the heavyweight division in the near future. The way that the...
  45. Bahadurzada, Broughton, Nedkov scratched from UFC 142; Thiago also reported out
    January's UFC 142 event today took a major hit as Siyar Bahadurzada (20-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC), Rob Broughton (15-7-1 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Stanislav Nedkov (12-0 MMA, 1-0 UFC) were all officially scratched...
  46. Gilbert Yvel is ready for his light-heavyweight debut tonight
    Over the course of Gilbert "The Hurricane" Yvel's nearly 15-year professional Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) career, he has plied his trade all over the world, in just about every premier organization,...
  47. Gabriel Gonzaga to Make UFC Return at UFC 142
    One-time UFC title challenger Gabriel Gonzaga is back with the UFC. According to his own Team Link academy website, the 32-year-old has signed a four-fight deal with the UFC and will replace Rob...
  48. UFC 141's Brock Lesnar Hit With Charges for Hunting Violations
    If you know anything about Brock Lesnar, you know the man loves to hunt. Unfortunately, it looks like he didn't exactly follow the rules on a recent trip to Canada for a hunting trip and now faces...
  49. Carlo Prater fills in to fight Erick Silva
    Almost as quickly as it was announced that Brazilian phenom Erick Silva was without an opponent for UFC Rio: Aldo vs. Mendes, another fighter has already stepped up to fill the void. Silva was...
  50. Bellator Signs Two Top Japanese Bantamweights
    Bellator Fighting Championships on Saturday announced it has added two dynamic bantamweights in Masakatsu Ueda and Hiroshi Nakamura. Both will compete in the promotion’s upcoming Season 6...
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