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  1. Cris Cyborg Suspended for Positive Steroid Test
    Cristiane "Cris Cyborg" Santos, widely regarded as the best female fighter in mixed martial arts, has been suspended for testing positive for steroids. The California State Athletic Commission...
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  2. 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine' live and official weigh-in results
    LAS VEGAS – MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) is on scene and reporting live from today's official "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine" fighter weigh-ins, where all 18 contestants on the card will...
  3. K.J. Noons vs. Josh Thomson targeted for 'Strikeforce: Barnett vs. Cormier' in March
    A pivotal lightweight match is likely headed to a yet-unannounced Strikeforce event planned for March. Sources close to the event today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) that K.J. Noons (11-4...
  4. Former UFC fighter Hermes Franca sentenced to 42 months in prison for sexual abuse of underaged student
    A former Ultimate Fighting Championship lightweight title contender has been sentenced to more than three years in prison after being convicted this week of sexually abusing an underage female...
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  5. Strikeforce noncommittal on Cris Santos' future; White says belt will be stripped
    Strikeforce officials today issued a statement regarding Strikeforce women's featherweight champion Cris "Cyborg" Santos' failed drug test but offered few clues about what's next for the beleaguered...
  6. Ohio commission receives request for March 3 Strikeforce event in Columbus
    Although not yet announced by the promotion, Strikeforce's second trip to the popular Arnold Sports Festival is all but official. Ohio Athletic Commission Executive Director Bernie Profato today...
  7. Lloyd Woodard joins Bellator's season-six lightweight tournament
    Bellator today announced the inclusion of the seventh fighter headed to the promotion's season-six 155-pound tournament, and he's already gotten a taste of what it's like to face a champion....
  8. BJ Penn Threatens Cesar Gracie As Twitter Feud Continues
    The on going beef between Nick Diaz's coach, Cesar Gracie and B.J. Penn continues. It all started with Penn tweeting Diaz, complaining about the way he fought and taking a shot at Jon Fitch in the...
  9. UFC's Jacob Volkmann Put On Administrative Leave After President Obama Joke
    Even if the UFC is more of a known entity today than it was five years ago, many of their lower and mid-level fighters still keep additional jobs to help pay the bills. Jacob Volkmann is one of those...
  10. Keith Wisniewski vs. Chris Clements Added to UFC 145
    The upcoming UFC 145 card in Montreal is filling up fast and the latest bout confirmed for the card will be welterweights Keith Wisniewski and newcomer Chris Clements. LINK
  11. Strikeforce champ Cris Santos apologizes for failed drug test, blames supplement
    I would like to sincerely apologize to Strikeforce, the Zuffa organization, Hioko Yamanaka and my fans for my failed drug test. I am ultimately responsible for everything I put in my body, and at the...
  12. Ed Herman was offered UFC contract before TUF
    In an interview with Angrymarks "Glove Up or Shut Up" podcast, Ed Herman revealed that before making the TUF TV show, he was offered a contract to fight in the UFC, but instead he chose the TUF...
  13. Jon Jones tells the UFC he’s ready to fight ASAP
    After his dominant win at UFC 140, Jon Jones talked about taking a break from fighting and treating his parents to a vacation. Jones' inactivity lasted just three weeks before he began to get the...
  14. Strikeforce ‘Rockhold vs. Jardine’ Results and Play-by-Play
    http://www.sherdog.com/news/news/Strikeforce-Rockhold-vs-Jardine-Results-and-Play-by-Play-38781 Somewhat self explanatory
  15. Strikeforce confirms four bouts for March 3, says main event still undetermined
    With Strikeforce's first 2012 show in the books, the promotion now looks ahead to its next event, and the promotion on Saturday confirmed four bouts for a previously rumored March 3 event. As...
  16. Strikeforce's Lawal rips on 'Kermit' Mousasi, sub-par actor Jackson, bad ref Winslow
    Former Strikeforce light heavyweight champion Muhammed "King Mo" Lawal (9-1 MMA, 4-1 SF) has never been one to hold back when it comes to expressing his opinion, and Saturday night was no different....
  17. Fedor Emelianenko possible as Strikeforce's 'plus-one' heavyweight for new champ
    Soon, the Strikeforce heavyweight grand prix will come to a conclusion, and the entire division then will be sent to the UFC. But first, the tournament champion – either Josh Barnett or Daniel...
  18. Ben Saunders, War Machine Round Out Bellator 170-Pound Tournament
    Here's the field that will look to challenge either current champion Ben Askren or No. 1 contender Douglas Lima later in 2012. Ben Saunders (12-4-2): The UFC veteran finished all of his first three...
  19. Report: Fabio Maldonado Injured, Out Of Brazil's UFC 142
    Tatame is reporting that UFC light heavyweight Fabio Maldonado is out of Saturday's UFC 142 in Rio, Brazil, due to a rib injury. Maldonado was scheduled to face Caio Magalhaes on the undercard,...
  20. Ed Herman calls Bisping "over-rated" - wants Maia and Belcher
    “I’d love to fight Alan Belcher or Demian Maia. I’d love to rematch any of the guys I’ve lost to but they’re probably the top two guys on my list. They’re in the top 10 and that’s where I want to be...
  21. Patricky Freire, Rick Hawn Highlight Bellator Lightweight Tournament
    Here's your early look at Bellator's 155-pound tournament with the winner getting a shot at Lightweight Champion Michael Chandler in 2012. With one spot left to go, it's likely that former champion...
  22. Newcomers Bernardo Magalhaes and Yoislandy Izquierdo to Meet at UFC on Fuel 1 in Omaha
    A pair of UFC newcomers have been matched up for a lightweight bout at UFC on Fuel 1. It will be Brazilian-born BJJ specialist, Bernardo Magalhaes, taking on Cuban native, Yoislandy Izquierdo on the...
  23. 'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil' expected to air on FUEL TV
    The first international edition of "The Ultimate Fighter" reality series appears to have a broadcast home in the U.S. "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil," an upcoming version of the show that features...
  24. 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine' salaries: Lawler and Lawal top $566K payroll
    The full "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine" paydays included: Luke Rockhold: $90,000 (includes $25,000 win bonus) def. Keith Jardine: $30,000 Robbie Lawler: $150,000 (no win bonus) def. Adlan...
  25. Brandon Vera Calls Out Recently-Returned Thiago Silva
    It seems that Brandon Vera wants another shot at Thiago Silva. Silva beat Vera down at UFC 125 and initially won a lopsided decision, but the fight was switched to a no-contest after Silva knowingly...
  26. UFC 141 drug tests come back clean
    All 21 fighters who underwent drug testing at this past month's UFC 141 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. Nevada State Athletic Commission Executive...
  27. Bellator Signs Top Welterweight Prospect Andrey Koreshkov
    Less than a day after he was named the top 170-pound prospect in Bloody Elbow's World MMA rankings, Bellator announced the signing of Andrey Koreshkov to a contract. A teammate of Bellator No. 1...
  28. Trevor Smith's camp plans appeal of 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine' loss
    Strikeforce light heavyweight Trevor Smith likes to dive for leg locks when he's in trouble on the feet, and he said he told referee Kim Winslow as much prior to a weekend bout. "I said if I get hit,...
  29. Team Jackson’s Buddy Roberts Signs with UFC
    Team Jackson/Winkeljohn continues to produce new UFC talent and the latest is middleweight Buddy Roberts, who has signed with the promotion as of Monday. LINK
  30. Brian Rogers joins Bellator's season-six middleweight tourney
    Brian Rogers (8-3 MMA, 1-1 BFC) is the first entrant in Bellator's upcoming season-six middleweight tournament. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the onetime Strikeforce fighter's...
  31. 'Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine' medical suspensions: Four out up to six months
    The full of "Strikeforce: Rockhold vs. Jardine" medical suspensions included: Luke Rockhold: Suspended until July 6 due to a right-hand injury, though a doctor can clear him early Keith Jardine:...
  32. UFC 142's Sam Stout doubtful that Thiago Tavares will trade punches
    Sam Stout now finds his own openings. Five months after the untimely death of his trainer and brother-in-law, Shawn Tompkins, the 27-year-old fighter listens to several voices as he engages a...
  33. NSAC's Keith Kizer Had No Issues With Kim Winslow's Stoppage of Lawal-Larkin
    Referee Kim Winslow received a fair share of criticism for her work at Saturday night's Strikeforce event in Las Vegas, most notably from Muhammed Lawal, but Nevada State Athletic Commission...
  34. Ex-champ Sean Sherk aims for spring UFC return, wants to solidify HOF credentials
    Inactive since a September 2010 win over Evan Dunham, the oft-injured Sherk (36-4-1 MMA, 8-4 UFC) now is planning for a spring or early-summer return to the octagon. "I wanted to fight [in 2011],"...
  35. Bas to Cyborg: Send diet aid to AC
    Cris Cyborg Santos recently tested positive for Stanozolol, an illegal Performance Enhancing Drug (PED) Stanozolol (better known as Winstrol). Her win over Hiroko Yamanaka was changed to a No...
  36. White: Silva vs. Sonnen II would likely take place in Brazilian soccer stadium
    If Chael Sonnen gets by Mark Munoz later this month at UFC on FOX 2, his next bout could be a huge one. UFC president Dana White recently joined "UFC Tonight" on FUEL TV to discuss potential plans...
  37. Dana White: Rashad Evans Wins and Remains Injury Free, He Gets Bones Jones Next
    Speculation began to swirl last week after UFC president Dana White said in an interview that Jones was already done with his vacation and looking to get back in action sooner rather than later. He...
  38. UFC on FUEL TV 2 adds Gustafsson vs. Nogueira, Pickett vs. Page in Sweden
    The UFC's first event in Sweden will feature a local in the night's headliner. UFC officials today announced that fast-rising light-heavyweight contender Alexander Gustafsson (13-1 MMA, 5-1 UFC) will...
  39. UFC on FX 1 adds Easton vs. Papazian, Schilling vs. Pineda
    As previously announced, Ken Stone (10-3 MMA, 1-1 UFC) has scratched from next week's UFC on FX 1 event. In his place steps newcomer Jared Papazian (14-6 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who meets fellow bantamweight...
  40. Stumpf injured, replacement Thompson meets Edwards at UFC 143
    An undisclosed injury has forced Mike Stumpf (11-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) out of UFC 143. In his place goes undefeated welterweight prospect Stephen "Wonderboy" Thompson (5-0 MMA, 0-0 UFC), who fights Justin...
  41. Kim Couture: "I know that Randy is the hardest working person I know."
    In a recent interview Kim commented on Randy and his work ethic: "I know that Randy is the hardest working person I know." and the state of MMA fighters today: "it seems more guys today are looking...
  42. Ed Herman wants to test the heart and will of Clifford Starks
    "From what I know he is a wrestler that is 8-0. I don’t feel he has ever been tested but I plan on going in there to test his heart and will. He is a tough athletic guy so I know he is going to bring...
  43. UFC returns to Atlanta on April 21 for UFC 146
    For the first time since 2008, the Ultimate Fighting Championship is headed to the Peach State. It was announced on Tuesday's new edition of FUEL TV's "UFC Live" that Atlanta's Philips Arena will...
  44. Strikeforce champ Luke Rockhold suffers broken hand in win over Keith Jardine
    "Thanks for all the love everybody couldn't do it without u guys! So I did brake my hand but its a clean brake no surgery, minor price to pay for the sweet taste of VICTORY!!! SC party for sure this...
  45. UFC 142's Ricardo Funch happy to replace fellow lawman, eyes octagon redemption
    RIO DE JANEIRO – When Brazilian special-forces officer Paulo Thiago was forced to withdraw from this weekend's UFC 142 event, it only made sense that welterweight replacement Ricardo Funch (8-2 MMA,...
  46. Akira Corassani vs. Jason Young added to UFC on FUEL TV 2
    Another countryman has been added to April's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event in Sweden. "The Ultimate Fighter 14" cast member Akira Corassani (9-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) meets fellow featherweight Jason Young (8-5...
  47. Ross Pearson vs. Dennis Siver rematch added to UFC on FUEL 2
    Two former lightweights will clash – this time as featherweights at UFC on FUEL TV 2. Fresh off a featherweight-debut win, Ross Pearson (13-5 MMA, 5-2 UFC) now welcomes longtime 155-pounder Dennis...
  48. Gabriel Gonzaga Talks Taking Time Off, His UFC Return and More
    "I believe the time away from the Octagon was really good, as it allowed me to take care of some smaller projects in my life. It also allowed me to regain my focus on my career as a mixed martial...
  49. Ex-champ Alvarez not joining season-six Bellator tourney, targeted for Aoki fight
    Former champion Eddie Alvarez won't be fighting for a chance to reclaim his Bellator lightweight title anytime soon. Bellator chairman and CEO Bjorn Rebney today told MMAjunkie.com Radio...
  50. UFC/TUF's Kyle Watson to headline CWFC against Juha-Pekka Vainikainen
    Kyle Watson will be headlining the upcoming CWFC Fight Night 3 event in Beirut, Lebanon on February 11th against the rising Finnish fighter Juha-Pekka Vainikainen (18-5-1). Full Article
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