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  1. DAVID BRANCH OUT, MARIO MIRANDA IN AGAINST JAN BLACHOWICZ AT KSW 18
    Polish promotion Konfrontacja Sztuk Walki (KSW) has announced a major change to its upcoming Feb. 25 event, as David Branch has been forced to withdraw from his light heavyweight bout against Jan...
  2. Nate Quarry talks MMA Uncensored Live and the next stage of his career (MMAmania exclusive)
    Nate Quarry has seen and participated in a tremendous amount of mixed martial arts history throughout his nearly 10 year professional career. A cast member of the inaugural season of The Ultimate...
  3. LE BANNER INJURED; VALENTIJN OVEREEM MEETS MARCIN ROZALSKI IN NEW KSW 18 HEADLINER
    French kickboxing veteran Jerome Le Banner has suffered a knee injury and will be unable to compete against Polish talent Marcin Rozalski at KSW 18. According to an official release, Le Banner...
  4. Brandao vs. Elkins, del Rosario vs. Gonzaga and Teixeira vs. Kingsbury at UFC 146
    A trio of new bouts have been added to UFC 146 including an Ultimate Fighter winner, a Strikeforce import and a highly touted free agent making his Octagon debut. First up, Ultimate Fighter season 14...
  5. TJ Grant’s Next UFC Fight Announced
    TJ Grant will face Carlo Prater at UFC on Fuel 3, according to TJ Grant’s Facebook status. The card will be held in Fairfax, Virginia on May 15th. Grant (17-5) made his Lightweight debut in October...
  6. **FREE MMA** Watch today's Cage Warriors 46 live on MMAjunkie.com at 2pm ET
    MAIN CARD (MMAjunkie.com) Andreas Kraniotakes (12-5) vs. Dmitry Poberezhets (10-4-1) Diego Gonzalez (14-6) vs. Ivica Truscek (17-9) Vladimir Katyhin (12-4-1) vs. Anatoly Safronov (7-5) Phil Harris...
  7. Nevada Suspends Nick Diaz's License, Prepares for Medical Marijuana Exemption Request
    A temporary suspension of Nick Diaz's fighter license was issued during a Wednesday meeting of the Nevada state athletic commission, stemming from the positive drug sample he produced during the...
  8. Spike’s New MMA Uncensored Live Debuts Thursday Night
    Spike TV debuts its new mixed martial arts magazine show on Thursday night at 11 p.m. ET/PT. The first episode of MMA Uncensored Live features UFC fighter Dan Henderson as the show’s first guest and...
  9. Marius Zaromskis signs with Bellator
    Feb 24, 2012 - Marius Zaromskis, the flashy striker who came to prominence capturing the DREAM welterweight title in 2009, has signed with Bellator, MMA Fighting has learned. According to a source...
  10. Guillard 'praying' Lauzon loses to Pettis
    “In the 10 losses I have in my MMA career, I haven’t rematched anyone I’ve lost to. Not once, I’ve never really cared for rematches because I felt they won, now I’ll move on. Right now, I’m at the...
  11. Legacy Fighting 10 shakeup: Linderman misses weight, Harris-Davila now co-headliner
    Former heavyweight D.J. Linderman (10-2) apparently rushed his move to middleweight too quickly. The Bellator vet and 185-pound hopeful came in 10 pounds over weight for his Legacy Fighting...
  12. Joe Stevenson Signs Multi-fight Deal with Resurrection Fighting Alliance
    Mixed Martial Arts veteran and Ultimate Fighter season 2 winner Joe “Daddy” Stevenson had signed a multi-fight deal with the upstart MMA promotion Resurrection Fighting Alliance. The Nebraska based...
  13. WELTERWEIGHTS RYAN FORD, LUIS “SAPO” SANTOS TARGETED FOR BELLATOR 67 IN ONTARIO
    Top Canadian talent Ryan Ford will likely make his Bellator Fighting Championships debut on May 4, as a welterweight confrontation between “The Real Deal” and Luis Santos is in the works for Bellator...
  14. Bellator 60 adds Wiuff vs. Gomez, McCorkle vs. White to prelims
    A new pair of matchups is set for Bellator's season-six debut as Anthony Gomez (5-1 MMA, 0-0 BFC) faces Travis Wiuff (65-14 MMA, 1-0 BFC) in a light-heavyweight contest and Sean McCorkle (15-2 MMA,...
  15. Brian Stann calls out Michael Bisping; wants to 'walk straight through him with a right hand'
    UFC middleweight super-slugger Brian Stann must get a kick out of fighting International competition. On Sat., April 14, 2012, the "All American" will throw hands opposite Italian boxer Alessio...
  16. Coming Into His Own: Bartimus
    Bart Palaszewski has 50 professional fights to his name, but, to hear him tell it, his journey has only just begun. The 28-year-old Palaszewski has worked his way into the Top 10 in the featherweight...
  17. UFC event targeted for July 21 in Calgary, likely UFC 149
    The UFC's first Canadian event of 2012 is likely to come on July 21 in Calgary. MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed the tentative plans with multiple event sources following an initial...
  18. UFC 144 video: Quinton Jackson explains missing weight, warns he'll smack Rich Franklin; Ryan Bader reacts
    LINK Rich Franklin better watch his mouth before I smack him the next time I see him. He's a fighter just like I'm a fighter. He should watch what he say. He don't question whether a fighter is...
  19. UFC 144 bonuses: Pettis, Lee, Henderson and Edgar earn $65K awards
    SAITAMA, Japan – Anthony Pettis, Vaughan Lee, Benson Henderson and Frankie Edgar each earned $65,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Saturday's UFC 144 event. Pettis earned the night's...
  20. Despite controversial loss, UFC 144's Takeya Mizugaki awarded his win bonus
    It can pay – literally and figuratively – to have the boss on your side. Despite a loss to Chris Cariaso at Saturday's UFC 144 event, Takeya Mizugaki has been awarded his win bonus for the...
  21. Bellator Heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov Stabbed In Bulgaria, Fighting For His Life
    Bellator heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov was stabbed in the chest in a pub in Sofia, Bulgaria early Sunday morning and despite successful surgery, things are still very dicey for the Combat Sambo world...
  22. Jeremy Stephens replaces Yves Edwards (injury) - fights Cerrone at UFC on FUEL 3
    An undisclosed injury has forced lightweight Yves Edwards (41-18-1 MMA, 9-6 UFC) to withdraw from a fight with Donald Cerrone (17-4 MMA, 3-1 UFC) at UFC on FUEL TV 3. Sources close to the event today...
  23. TUF 15 Cast Unveiled - 32 Lightweight Fighters Announced
    The UFC and FX have revealed 32 lightweight fighters who have been selected to compete on "The Ultimate Fighter 15." The show (also dubbed "TUF: Live") debuts March 9 on FX with a two-and-half-hour...
  24. Jared Papazian Awarded Monetary Bonus for UFC on FX Performance
    UFC president Dana White followed through on his word and took care of the little guy. Bantamweight Jared Papazian, whom many thought was robbed of a “Fight of the Night” award alongside Mike Easton...
  25. Siyar Bahadurzada leaves Golden Glory, cites 'trust issues' for departure
    Unhappy with his longtime management company and MMA team, Siyar Bahadurzada (20-4-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) is leaving Golden Glory. In a brief interview today with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com), the UFC...
  26. FUEL TV confirms it'll televise 'The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil,' broadcast times TBA
    FUEL TV will air the first international edition of the UFC's reality series – "The Ultimate Fighter: Brazil" – for U.S. audiences. FUEL TV officials today confirmed with MMAjunkie.com they'll air...
  27. UFC 144 ratings: 'UFC Prelims' draw 1.5 million FX viewers
    FX drew a solid 1.5 million viewers for this past weekend's UFC 144 "UFC Prelims" broadcast, MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com) today confirmed with industry sources. The two-hour Feb. 25 broadcast...
  28. Super Fight League announces the signing of Paul Kelly, Professor X, and Lena Ochynnikova
    (Mumbai, DATE 2012) India’s first MMA Organization Super Fight League (SFL) is proud to announce its second wave of signings: Paul Kelly, Xavier Foupa-Pokam and Lena Ovchynnikova for four fight...
  29. Jeff Curran vs. Johnny Eduardo slated for UFC on FUEL TV 3
    A bantamweight bout between Jeff Curran (33-14-1 MMA, 0-2 UFC) and Johnny Eduardo (25-9 MMA, 0-1 UFC) has been slotted for a spring UFC event. The 135-pound matchup will be part of UFC on FUEL TV 3....
  30. Female Fighters Patricia Vidonic vs. Felice Herrig Set For XFC 17 On April 13th
    Press Release – The east coast’s largest MMA promotion, the XFC announced that it has signed a bout between submission ace Patricia Vidonic and the always explosive Felice Herrig for XFC 17:...
  31. Duffee, Prangley, Kelly and Others Sign with India’s Super Fight League
    India’s Super Fight League has announced the signings of several former UFC and Strikeforce fighters including Todd Duffee, Paul Kelly and Trevor Prangley. The promotion will hold their first show on...
  32. UFC's Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira Returns To Training Early Following Surgery
    Former UFC interim heavyweight champion Antonio Rodrigo Noguiera has returned to training ahead of schedule following surgery to repair a snapped femur. Big Nog got his arm broken courtesy of a Frank...
  33. Dakota Cochrane, Ultimate Fighter 15 Contestant, Outed As Gay Porn Performer
    Multiple MMA sites are reporting that Dakota Cochrane, one of the contestants on the upcoming season of The Ultimate Fighter, has performed in gay pornographic videos. Cochrane is best known to MMA...
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  34. 'Kimbo Slice' to host Spike TV's 'The Ultimate Fighter Fridays' debut on March 9
    Kevin "Kimbo Slice" Ferguson – the star of the highest-rated season of "The Ultimate Fighter" in the show's history – is making a return to the reality series. Sort of. Ferguson will host Spike TV's...
  35. Mauricio 'Shogun' Rua Wants Rematch With Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson
    Former UFC light heavyweight champion Mauricio "Shogun" Rua recently spoke with Brazilian news source Tatame to give an update about his MMA career. The discussion covered his current management...
  36. Frank Edgar: I'm Staying at 155, and I Want My Rematch
    Halt any talk about Frankie Edgar moving down to the featherweight division. Fresh off his unanimous decision loss to Ben Henderson at UFC 144, the former lightweight champion says that he's staying...
  37. Former Strikeforce Champ ‘Feijao’ Cavalcante Hoping To Fight This April, No Title Shot In Near Future
    With the abdication of former Strikeforce light heavyweight champ Dan Henderson, and the recent positive steroid result for Muhammed ‘King Mo’ Lawal, the Zuffa owned promotion is running out of...
  38. Flyweight Joseph Benavidez considers UFC on FX 2 his real promotional debut
    Joseph Benavidez is finally where he belongs. And in many ways, it feels like he's just now making his UFC debut. As one of four competitors in the UFC's historic and inaugural flyweight tournament,...
  39. Cage Warriors signs seven, including Nillson and Kusch, to exclusive deals
    The European-based Cage Warriors promotion has signed seven fighters to exclusive long-term deals, officials today confirmed with MMAjunkie.com (www.mmajunkie.com). The seven top prospects will...
  40. Kamal Shalorus vs. Rafael dos Anjos Announced For UFC on FUEL TV 3
    Several matches were made official for the upcoming UFC on FUEL TV 3 event set for Virginia this upcoming May. Looking for his first win in the Octagon will be lightweight fighter, and WEC veteran,...
  41. Report: Azamat Gashimov Vs. Alex Soto Slated For UFC On Fuel TV 3
    A Russian bantamweight prospect has been booked to make his UFC debut in May at UFC on Fuel 3 in Virginia, as Alex Soto has agreed to welcome Azamat Gashimov to the Octagon, according to valetudo.ru:...
  42. Rampage Reveals He Used Testosterone Therapy for Bader Fight
    Quinton ‘Rampage’ Jackson missed weight for his fight with Ryan Bader by an enormous five pounds, something unheard of for the former UFC and Pride champion. Already beset by allegations that he was...
  43. Tim Sylvia says he can KO Struve, Brown, and Morecraft
    In an interview for his campaign to get back to the UFC, Tim Sylvia confidently says he can KO Stefan Struve, Travis Brown, and Christian Morecraft Full Interview I know he also called out Kongo...
  44. Tim Sylvia offers incredible opportunity for a fan - be in his corner
    There's been lots of hooplah about Sylvia trying to get back into the UFC, but he just did something that I think is pretty badass. In a video to fans, he said if he gets back into the UFC, he'll...
  45. After four-year layoff, UFC vet Nate Loughran returns to action Saturday
    After a nearly four-year absence from MMA, Nate Loughran (9-1) is getting back on the horse. The UFC vet is dropping from middleweight to welterweight and is slated to meet Bellator and Tachi Palace...
  46. Dustin Poirier vs. Chan Sung Jung title qualifier headlines UFC on FUEL TV 3
    A previously announced featherweight bout between Dustin Poirier (12-1 MMA, 4-0 UFC) and Chan Sung Jung (12-3 MMA, 2-0 UFC) will now headline May's UFC on FUEL TV 3 event. Officials today announced...
  47. Jackson, Henderson issued 180 day suspensions
    Link *Note: There is currently no sanctioning body or commission for Mixed Martial Arts in Japan. These suspensions are levied directly by the Zuffa dba Ultimate Fighting Championship, in accordance...
  48. WAGNNEY FABIANO OUT; MIKE COREY MEETS RONNIE MANN IN BELLATOR FW TOURNEY
    Wagnney Fabiano has suffered a knee injury and will be unable to compete in Bellator’s upcoming featherweight tournament. In his place steps Mike Corey, (pictured, right) who now meets Ronnie Mann in...
  49. Nate Quarry Officially Retires (Video)
    Nate Quarry has officially retired from the sport of MMA. Video
  50. SI video profile of Ronda Rousey: 'The Perfect Storm'
    Life gave Ronda Rousey all she could handle when she was born blue and not breathing. Rousey was revived in the operating room, but was later diagnosed with brain damage that hindered her ability to...
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