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  1. Memorable Jamie Yager has army in tow for tonight's Superior Cage Combat 4 event
    Fight for a while at the professional level, and your reasons for doing it change. Jamie Yager (5-2) has been chewed up and spit out by the promotional machine behind UFC parent company Zuffa. Still,...
  2. Jorge Santiago Hoping To Re-Join The UFC With A Good Showing In 2012
    Former Sengoku middleweight champ, and UFC vet, Jorge ‘Sandman’ Santiago (23-10) calls 2011 a “nightmare” having lost both of his Octagon appearances, a TKO loss to Brian Stann at UFC 130 and a...
  3. Legacy Fighting Championships signs Robert Drysdale to multi-fight deal
    Legacy Fighting Championships has signed jiu-jitsu ace Robert Drysdale to a multi-fight deal. Legacy promoter Mick Maynard today told MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) about the signing. Although an...
  4. Aaron Simpson nearly set on move to welterweight after UFC on FUEL TV 1 loss
    If the docs say it's OK, count on seeing UFC vet Aaron Simpson at welterweight. After a loss to Ronny Markes (13-1 MMA, 2-0 UFC) on Wednesday at UFC on FUEL TV 1, Simpson (11-3 MMA, 6-3 UFC) said...
  5. UFC planning no PRIDE revival for Japan shows, will target existing UFC fans
    Long before MMA hit the mainstream in North America, Japan was hosting historic shows with massive audiences and record TV ratings. Most of it was the result of PRIDE Fighting Championships, a...
  6. Remembering K-1 Champion Mike Bernardo: Dead at 42
    Sad news this week in the kickboxing world - K-1 great Mike Bernardo has passed away. The longtime K-1 veteran died in his hometown of Cape Town, South Africa at the age of 42. Further details on his...
  7. Dan Henderson: The UFC never offered me a fight against Lyoto Machida
    What's the deal with Dan Henderson? Good question. The former Strikeforce Light Heavyweight Champion, who was expected to breathe new life into the shrinking 205-pound division, has been floundering...
  8. Two New Fights Added To The Score Fighting Series
    Two New Fights Featuring Local Athletes Added to The Score Fighting Series March 16th event in Hamilton - Shane Campbell vs. Derek Boyle in a lightweight matchup - Ryan Dickson vs. Chris St. Jean in...
  9. Babalu’ Sobral To Face Steve Bosse This May At “Instinct MMA 4?
    Press Release – MONTREAL (QUEBEC) February 16th, 2012 – The moment MMA fans have been waiting for is just months away as bout agreements were signed earlier this week for the long anticipated return...
  10. cage warriors 45 Saturday February 18, 2012 Main Card Streams Live on MMAjunkie.com Beginning at 2:00PM Eastern
    last weeks card was pretty good and the stream was good quality, can't beat free! free fights! also the prelims are on facebook. Cheers!
  11. Nick Denis vs. Johnny Bedford slated for UFC on FOX 3
    A bantamweight bout between Nick Denis (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) and "The Ultimate Fighter 14" semifinalist Johnny Bedford (18-9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) is the latest addition to UFC on FOX 3. UFC officials today...
  12. BAMMA 9 – Przemyslaw Mysiala vs. Jason Jones Announced For March 24th Show
    Press Release – (Feb 17th.12) BAMMA, Europe’s leading Mixed Martial Arts promotion, is proud to announce Przemyslaw ‘Misiek’ Mysiala vs Jason Jones onto the main card for an electric Light...
  13. Dennis Bermudez vs. Pablo Garza slotted for UFC on FOX 3
    Featherweights Dennis Bermudez (7-3 MMA, 0-1 UFC) and Pablo Garza (11-2 MMA, 2-1 UFC) hope to reverse recent slides when they meet at UFC on FOX 3. Officials today announced the fight, which is...
  14. UFC on FUEL TV 1 ratings: Audience peaks with 315,000 viewers, shatters records
    Earlier today, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) reported that Wednesday's UFC on FUEL TV 1 event averaged 217,000 viewers, which set a UFC-FUEL TV record. Now, FUEL TV has released additional...
  15. Horodecki To Face Richman At Bellator
    Chris Horodecki will face Mike Richman at Bellator 64 in Windsor, Ontario, according to Bleacher Report. For Horodecki (18-3), it will be his fourth consecutive fight in his home province since...
  16. Ex-Teammates Talk About Gray Maynard Leaving Xtreme Couture For AKA
    Even before his UFC 136 loss to Frankie Edgar, Gray Maynard was talking openly about his intention to leave Xtreme Couture, his long-time training camp. At the time Maynard said it was not because he...
  17. NSAC Explains Nick Diaz Could Have (But Didn't) Request Exemption For Marijuana Use
    One of the biggest stories coming out of Nick Diaz testing positive for marijuana after his UFC 143 bout with Carlos Condit has been Diaz's medical prescription for the drug. While some have said...
  18. Tim Sylvia willing to return to UFC for old pay
    Tim Sylvia had an interview where he said he would be willing to fight in the UFC for what they used to pay him. He also mentioned he'd like to retire in the UFC...but I guess everyone does right?...
  19. At 50 years old, former UFC champ Maurice Smith returns to MMA
    Former UFC heavyweight champion Maurice Smith, at 50 years old, will fight again. MMAjunkie.com today confirmed with sources close to the fighter that Smith will compete at March's aptly-named...
  20. Mayhem Faces a Doberman at UFC 146
    Life is all about second chances and the UFC has decided to give Jason ‘Mayhem’ Miller another shot. Miller will return at UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas where he will face former ‘Ultimate Fighter’...
  21. Shinya Aoki vs. Eddie Alvarez targeted for Bellator 66 on April 20
    A rematch nearly three-and-a-half years in the making is expected to take place on April 20. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today learned that both Shinya Aoki (30-5 MMA, 0-0 BFC) and Eddie...
  22. Asian MMA: Eduard Folayang Vs. Ole Laursen Announced For ONE FC 3 In Singapore
    Wushu expert and URCC Champion Eduard Folayang (11-1) will be facing Muay Thai star and fellow Martial Combat champ, Ole Laursen (5-3) on March 31. Officials from the Singapore-based ONE Fighting...
  23. Jon Jones Confirms That Greg Jackson Will Corner Him Against Rashad Evans
    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jone tweeted last night that his coach Greg Jackson will indeed corner him against former teammate Rashad Evans at UFC 145 in Atlanta, Georgia. LINK
  24. Young-Wisely, Izquierdo-Madadi completes Sweden's UFC on FUEL TV 2 lineup
    The fight card for April's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event in Sweden is complete with two late additions. With featherweight Akira Corassani recently scratched due to injury, Jason Young now meets replacement...
  25. Evan Dunham Vs. Edson Barboza Set For UFC 146
    UFC president Dana White turned to twitter today to announce a pretty big fight for UFC 147. Evan Dunham will take on the undefeated Edson Barboza in a bout that is almost surely main card material....
  26. UFC champ Jon Jones to serve as Daytona 500 honorary race official
    UFC light-heavyweight champion Jon Jones is heading to NASCAR's Daytona 500. Jones serves as an honorary race official for the 54th annual Sprint Cup Series race, which takes place Feb. 26 at Daytona...
  27. Rampage Jackson: 'Biased' Joe Rogan plays the rusty trombone for BJJ fighters
    "You know he's got good jiu-jitsu because he's so biased against jiu-jitsu guys. You can hear it in his voice. Whenever a guy is a jiu-jitsu fighter he's playing rusty trombone. I don't think you...
  28. Patricia Vidonic vs. Felice Herrig added to a stacked XFC 17 set for April 13 in Jackson, Tenn.
    Fresh on the heels of a Feb. 10 event in Knoxville, Tenn., Xtreme Fighting Championships will return to The Volunteer State on April 13 with “XFC 17: Apocalypse” at the Oman Arena in Jackson....
  29. King Mo reportedly suffered life-threatening staph infection, health scare now under control
    After defeating Lorenz Larkin in his last mixed martial arts (MMA) fight on Jan. 7, 2012, Lawal had his victory overturned by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC) because of a positive drug...
  30. Brazilian Rani Yahya Plans Drop To UFC Bantamweight Division
    Former ADCC Submission Wrestling World Champion, and current UFC featherweight fighter, Rani Yahya (16-7) is planning a move back to the bantamweight division after a 1-1 record at 145-lbs in the...
  31. Joe Lauzon Relishing Role of Underdog, Unapologetic About Aggressive Style
    Feb 20, 2012 - Ask Joe Lauzon about the last time he was the favorite in a big fight and you'd probably be met with silence. At least, if it did happen, he doesn't remember. Somehow, after thundering...
  32. Ian McCall: Life is a little bit different when you've been dead
    Zuffa recently added a 125 Bantamweight division, and a four-man tournament to crown the first champion: Demetrious Johnson vs. Ian McCall Joseph Benavidez vs. Yasuhiro Urushitani In an interview...
  33. Rousey: Tate is an un-American, ungrateful POS
    In a recent TapouT Radio interview, Ronda Rousey discussed a wide range of issues in reference for her title bout with Strikeforce women's bantamweight champion Miesha Tate at "Strikeforce: Tate vs....
  34. Bas Boon plans to force K-1 into bankruptcy, build new kickboxing brand
    With K-1 and its parent company FEG having been in severe financial difficulties for some time, there have been prolonged negotiations between various parties trying to buy the trademark to continue...
  35. Ex-champ Marloes Coenen vs. Romy Ruyssen headlines all-female Invicta 1 card
    Former Strikeforce champion Marloes Coenen (19-5) and fellow 145-pounder Romy Ruyssen (5-1) will meet in the headliner of the debut Invicta Fighting Championships event. The all-female card takes...
  36. Report: Paul Sass vs Jacob Volkmann possible for UFC 146 on May 26 in Las Vegas
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is putting together a lightweight fight between Paul Sass and Jacob Volkmann, who are expected to collide at the upcoming UFC 146 pay-per-view (PPV) event on May...
  37. Saturday's Cage Warriors 46 card complete, six bouts stream on MMAjunkie.com
    The fight card for Saturday's Cage Warriors 46 event is complete. A heavyweight matchup featuring heavyweights Andreas Kraniotakes (12-5) and Dmitry Poberezhets (10-4-1) headlines the show, which is...
  38. JAKE ELLENBERGER: CARDIO WASN’T AN ISSUE AGAINST DIEGO SANCHEZ
    Jake Ellenberger was impressive in his Feb. 15 victory over Diego Sanchez at UFC on Fuel 1, but after a difficult third round, some questioned rather he almost ran out of gas in the fight. In an...
  39. UFC on FUEL TV 1 results in four medical suspensions, final attendance 7,120
    Three of the four suspensions run a standard 30 days, but Ronny Markes faces in indefinite suspension due to a possible right-hand injury. Markes defeated Aaron Simpson via split decision during a...
  40. K.J. Noons not (yet) medically cleared to fight at 'Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey'
    Lightweight K.J. Noons has yet to submit a medical clearance that will enable him to fight Josh Thomson at "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey." Until he does, Noons remains on a national database of...
  41. Failed Medicals Scratch Brunson vs. Jacare from Strikeforce Columbus Fight Card
    A main card middleweight match-up between Derek Brunson and Ronaldo “Jacare” Souza has been nixed from the Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey fight card planned for March 3 in Columbus, Ohio. Strikeforce...
  42. Glover Teixeira signs with UFC, targeted for early-summer debut
    Glover Teixeira (17-2 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has signed with the UFC. After visa issues ultimately forced him out of the U.S. and ruined the possibility of a deal with the world's top promotion, the...
  43. Locker room spy-cam: Nick Diaz immediately after Carlos Condit fight(video)
    Nick Diaz has been noticeably out of the public eye since his controversial decision loss to Carlos Condit at UFC 143 earlier this month. The last public words the MMA world heard from Nick following...
  44. Nate Marquardt Signs With Strikeforce
    Former UFC middleweight Nate Marquardt has signed with Strikeforce. The move was announced by Ariel Helwani on tonight's episode of UFC Tonight on Fuel. Fuel TV's twitter account verified the news as...
  45. Miguel Torres v McDonald winner could get Barao
    The winner of Miguel Torres' fight with Michael McDonald at UFC 145 could be propelled into a No. 1 contender bout in the bantamweight division, according to Renan Barao's coach. Barao is comfortably...
  46. Jake Ellenberger: Carlos Condit Doesn’t Want Rematch
    “I think the fans do want it, but at the same time, I don’t know if that’s what the UFC wants or not,” Ellenberger told the Sherdog Radio Network’s “Beatdown” show. “I really don’t. If it was up to...
  47. Bristol Marunde agrees to fight 'Jacare' at 'Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey'
    Current Super Cage Combat middleweight champion Bristol Marunde (15-6 MMA, 0-0 SF) has agreed to fight ex-Strikeforce titleholder Ronaldo "Jacare" Souza (14-3 MMA, 4-1 SF) at next week's...
  48. Bellator returns to Canada's Casino Rama for Bellator 67 on May 4
    Bellator is returning to Casino Rama for a third time overall – and to Canada for the second time in four weeks. Officials today announced Bellator 67 is slated to take place May 4 at Casino Rama in...
  49. Dan Hardy vs. Duane 'Bang' Ludwig slotted for UFC 146 in Las Vegas
    Former title challenger Dan Hardy (23-10 MMA, 4-4 UFC) will look to end his lengthy UFC losing skid against Duane "Bang" Ludwig (21-12 MMA, 4-3 UFC). UFC officials today announced the welterweights...
  50. Mighty Mouse signs debut agreement for “Sudden Death” round at UFC On FX
    Demetrious Johnson, the talented bantamweight that now has the opportunity to be the first flyweight champion in the UFC, has signed a landmark bout agreement with ZUFFA for a ‘sudden death’ round...
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