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  1. Man Dies After Online Sparring Challenge
    If you spend time at MMA forums for any length of time you'll see people challenging others to get together and spar or even looking for people to spar with just "for practice." While most of these...
  2. Jon Jones Receives No AP Athlete of the Year Votes
    Despite having what many (including myself) feel is, without a doubt, the greatest year in the history of mixed martial arts, Jon Jones did not receive a single vote in the AP vote for Athlete of the...
  3. Following risky move, Chicago MMA fighter paralyzed in amateur bout
    This past Saturday at an MMA event in Joliet, Ill., 20-year-old amateur fighter Jeff Dunbar was stuck in a bad way. In the ninth of 11 scheduled fights at a Dec. 17 Fight Card Entertainment event,...
  4. Randy Couture "Anderson & Jon Jones are getting lazy"
    Interview with Randy Couture on the Sweep The Leg Podcast where he describes Jon Jones & Anderson Silva as "Lazy & being on auto pilot." Also, discusses his sons future prospects in MMA and a bit...
  5. Georges St. Pierre Named One of the Most Overhyped Athletes of 2011
    Georges St. Pierre may be one of the top draws in the UFC, but he has not been immune from criticism as of late for his risk-averse style while Anderson Silva and Jon Jones continue to finish...
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  6. Travis Browne meets Strikeforce import Chad Griggs at UFC 145
    Undefeated heavyweight slugger Travis Browne (12-0-1 MMA, 3-0-1 UFC) returns to action in March, and he'll welcome once-beaten Strikeforce vet Chad Griggs (11-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC). UFC officials today...
  7. HDNet airs 'DREAM: New Year! 2011' live in its entirety
    DREAM's ambitious year-end event, "DREAM: New Year! 2011," will air live in its entirety on HDNet. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) recently confirmed the plans with HDNet officials, who have set...
  8. Roberto Vargas is final addition to Bellator's season-six featherweight tournament
    The field is set for Bellator's upcoming season-six featherweight tournament. Early Bellator fighter Roberto Vargas (12-1 MMA, 1-1 BFC), whose only career loss came to Wilson Reis in a season-two...
  9. Winkeljohn Analyzes Jones Versus Hendo, Evans.
    For his next title defense, UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones could face the winner of the Jan. 28 matchup between Rashad Evans and Phil Davis. He could also face Dan Henderson, who’s coming...
  10. Lentz vs. Dunham set for UFC on FOX 2; Wineland forced off card with injury
    The night's three headlining fights remain in place, but UFC on FOX 2's undercard continues to undergo changes. UFC officials today announced that Nik Lentz (21-4-2 MMA, 5-1-1 UFC) replaces an...
  11. If you've already voted on knockout of the year, best watch this first
    LINK The year 2011 was rich in spectacular knockouts—in the UFC octagon and elsewhere. But if you’d already picked your favorite, perhaps you’d better rethink your vote.
  12. UFC 145 official for March 24, gets Ben Rothwell vs. Brendan Schaub
    The UFC's return to Canada is now official for March 24, and a pair of heavyweights will clash on the card. UFC officials today announced that Ben Rothwell (31-8 MMA, 1-2 UFC) and Brendan Scahub (8-2...
  13. Court McGee vs. Constantinos Philippou added to UFC on FX 2
    Hard-hitting middleweights Court McGee (13-1 MMA, 3-0 UFC) and Constantinos Philippou (9-2 MMA, 2-1) are heading Down Under. UFC officials today announced that both fighters have verbally agreed to...
  14. For UFC 141's low-key Nam Phan, MMA stardom admittedly has its perks
    Spend 10 minutes talking to Nam Phan, and it's clear the UFC featherweight is in a good place. The California-based fighter has trained in multiple disciplines, boxed professionally, plied his MMA...
  15. Despite video blog, UFC's Krzysztof Soszynski undecided on potential retirement
    It was news to Krzysztof Soszynski that he was retired from fighting. Not that he hadn't previously considered it – but that he had announced it to the world on Monday evening. "I'm sitting down...
  16. Brock Lesnar Feels 'Blessed and Honored' to Be Back Fighting Again.
    LAS VEGAS -- Watch below as Brock Lesnar talks about fighting Alistair Overeem at UFC 141, his long road back to the UFC, whether he thought he would never fight again, his thoughts on Overeem as a...
  17. Jamie Varner vs. Drew Fickett headlines HDNet's XFC 16 on Feb. 10
    A lightweight bout between former WEC champ Jamie Varner (18-6-1) and UFC veteran Drew Fickett (41-16) will headline Xtreme Fighting Championships' next major event. XFC officials announced the fight...
  18. Ed Herman vs. Clifford Starks Added to UFC 143
    Ed Herman will look to continue his roll since returning from a severe knee injury, attempting to capture his third straight win since the layoff when he faces Clifford Starks at UFC 143 in February....
  19. Aaron Rosa vs. James Te Huna slotted for UFC on FX 2 in Australia
    A light-heavyweight bout between Aaron Rosa (17-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) and James Te Huna (13-5 MMA, 2-1 UFC) is slated for March's UFC on FX 2 event. Rosa recently tweeted news of the matchup, and...
  20. Replacement Mitch Gagnon meets Johnny Bedford at UFC on FOX 2
    With Eddie Wineland (18-8-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC) scratched from the card, UFC newcomer Mitch Gagnon (8-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has taken his spot on next month's UFC on FOX 2 card. He now meets fellow bantamweight...
  21. Following Twitter-related release, Miguel Torres rejoins UFC roster
    LAS VEGAS – Miguel Torres' UFC release proved a rather short one. Following a press conference ahead of Friday's UFC 141 event, UFC president Dana White was joined by the former WEC champion. White...
  22. UFC boss says Mir was on standby if Overeem was denied UFC 141 license
    So UFC 141's main event hung in the balance, after all. Frank Mir was on deck in the event that the Nevada State Athletic Commission declined to license Alistair Overeem to fight Brock Lesnar, UFC...
  23. After downplaying beef, Diaz's shove of Cerrone reignites tempers at UFC 141 presser
    Sitting at the podium for the UFC 141 pre-fight press conference, Nate Diaz insisted any drama between Donald Cerrone and him was manufactured. "I think it was just made a little more than what it...
  24. Strikeforce's undefeated Shane del Rosario signs with UFC
    Undefeated Shane Del Rosario (11-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is the latest fighter to move from Strikeforce to its sister promotion, the UFC. The heavyweight fighter's manager, Jason House of the Iridium Sports...
  25. Fight Path: Adlan Amagov goes from war-torn Chechnya to Strikeforce co-headliner
    For his first eight years or so, Adlan Amagov liked to play outside, particularly soccer. He has four brothers and one sister, and the large family was close, living in the village of Sernovodsk in...
  26. Jake Hecht Meets T.J. Waldburger at UFC on FX 2
    Following a successful Octagon debut at UFC 140, Jake Hecht will return at UFC on FX 2 and face T.J. Waldburger in a welterweight match-up on the card. LINK
  27. DaMarques Johnson vs. John Maguire at UFC on Fuel TV 2 in Sweden
    The UFC's first trip to Sweden has its first matchup. Sources close to the event today confirmed to MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that welterweights DaMarques Johnson (15-9 MMA, 4-3 UFC) and John...
  28. Mike Brown scratches from UFC on FX 1, Ricardo Lamas out of UFC 143
    The injury bug has bitten two UFC fighters. Officials today announced that former WEC champ Mike Brown (25-8 MMA, 1-3 UFC) has been scratched from his UFC on FX 1 bout with featherweight Vagner Rocha...
  29. Patricky 'Pitbull' Freire joins Bellator's season-six lightweight tourney
    Patricky "Pitbull" Freire (10-2 MMA, 3-1 BFC), who posted a runner-up finish in Bellator's season-four tournament, has joined the eight-man field for season six. Bellator officials today announced...
  30. Official-UFC-141-Weigh-In-Results
    MAIN EVENT Brock Lesnar (266) vs. Alistair Overeem (263) PPV Donald Cerrone (156) VS Nate Diaz (157*) Johny Hendricks (170) VS Jon Fitch (171) Alexander Gustafsson (203) VS Vladimir Matyushenko (205)...
  31. Lesnar's Camp Had Issues With Overeem Training At Xtreme Couture
    To prepare for his blockbuster fight with Brock Lesnar tomorrow night, Alistair Overeem decided to move his camp from its longtime station in Holland to the United States. After touring several...
  32. Former management sues Overeem one day before UFC 141
    Knock Out Investments, better known as Dutch fight management firm Golden Glory, filed a lawsuit in Clark County, Nevada, Thursday alleging Alistair Overeem breached the terms of a five-year contract...
  33. Forget Title Shots -- Now That He's 'Broke', Donald Cerrone Wants to Stay Busy
    LAS VEGAS -- No matter what happens at UFC 141, it's been a good year for Donald Cerrone. He debuted in the UFC, racked up four wins in four fights, and pocketed more than $200,000 in post-fight...
  34. UFC 141 salaries: Win or lose, Brock Lesnar will be tonight's top earner
    One thing's certain: Brock Lesnar and fellow headliner Alistair Overeem will be the top earners at tonight's UFC 141 event. Nevada State Athletic Commission executive director Keith Kizer today...
  35. Golden Glory legal team wins judgement to garnish Overeem's UFC 141 wages
    In the latest legal salvo between Alistair Overeem and his former managers at Golden Glory, a lawyer for the MMA team today obtained a pre-judgement from a judge to garnish the fighter's wages for...
  36. Brock "This is the last time you'll see me in the octagon,"
    Story here "LAS VEGAS -- Brock Lesnar took one last kick to his stomach and crumpled at the side of the cage, unable to fight back when Alistair Overeem pounced. Lesnar had been finished by a...
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  37. UFC 141's Johny Hendricks says the time has come for his title shot
    It's hard to understand the significance of Johny Hendricks' recent accomplishment without fully understanding the ones his opponent has racked up over the years. In 15 UFC fights, no opponent had...
  38. WWE's Chris Jericho Accuses Brock Lesnar of Taking a Dive at UFC 141
    When Brock Lesnar folded to a body kick from Alistair Overeem in the main event of UFC 141 it signaled the end of Brock's career in the UFC. While Brock retired in the cage after the loss, I was hit...
  39. Kyle Noke says he's fighting Jared Hamman at UFC on FX 2
    Australian middleweight Kyle Noke will apparently get another chance fight in his home country. Noke recently announced he's fighting Jared Hamman at UFC on FX 2, which takes place March 3 in Sydney,...
  40. Unconcerned with doubters, UFC 141's Jimy Hettes knows he belongs.
    LAS VEGAS – With a lopsided unanimous-decision victory over Nam Phan at Friday's UFC 141 event, Jimy Hettes cemented his spot in the UFC's featherweight division. But despite an undefeated record of...
  41. Houston Alexander arrested for child abuse after boxing son due to talking dirty on Facebook
    Police ticketed popular MMA fighter Houston Alexander for child abuse after the 39-year-old became upset with his 16-year-old and made him box with him. Police reports say officers were called to a...
  42. Mike Easton vs. Ken Stone Added to UFC on FX 1
    With the UFC's first FX-televised live event just three weeks away, the promotion still had one more fight to add to the card and it's now official that bantamweights Mike Easton and Ken Stone will...
  43. Oli Thompson vs. Shawn Jordan added to UFC on FX 2
    UFC on FX 2 has added a pair of octagon newcomers. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that heavyweights Shawn Jordan (12-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) and Oli Thompson (9-2...
  44. Cole Miller drops to featherweight, meets Steven Siler at UFC on FX 2
    Add another bout to the UFC's third trip Down Under. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that a featherweight bout between Cole Miller (18-5 MMA, 7-3 UFC) and...
  45. Dennis Siver Targeting Move to Featherweight
    Former lightweight contender Dennis Siver is planning a move to featherweight in 2012, sources close to the fighter confirmed with MMAFighting.com. No word just yet on when the 19-8 German fighter...
  46. UFC's Thiago Silva serves term of one-year NSAC license revocation
    Thiago Silva's career is back online – at least in theory. The UFC light heavyweight on Sunday served the final day of his license revocation from the Nevada State Athletic Commission. Silva's name...
  47. Rolles Gracie vs Bob Sapp Confirmed for ONE FC 2, Top Russian Fighter Rustam Khabilov Also Added to Card
    Numerous sources today confirmed that a heavyweight fight between Bob Sapp and Rolles Gracie (pictured above) has been added to the card for ONE FC 2 which is taking place in Jakarta on February...
  48. Kimbo Slice picks up his third win as a pro boxer *VIDEO*
    Kevin “Kimbo Slice” Ferguson (3-0) remains unbeaten as a professional boxer after picking up his third straight win Friday night, Dec. 30, against fitness trainer Charles Hackman (0-1-1) in a...
  49. Showtime offers free preview weekend, 'Rockhold vs. Jardine' included
    Looking for some MMA on television this weekend but haven't made the commitment to subscribe to Showtime yet? Don't worry. The premium-cable channel has you covered. "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs....
  50. MELTZER: "The illness devastated Brock Lesnar."
    SBNation's MMA commander Luke Thomas interviews Dave Meltzer, the world's foremost authority on the intersection of MMA and prowrestling, about Brock Lesnar's rise and fall and rise and fall and rise...
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