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  1. Weigh-in Video: Strikeforce ‘Tate vs. Rousey’
    Simmering tensions threatened to boil over at the weigh-in for Strikeforce “Tate vs. Rousey.” Watch as Bristol Marunde, Ronaldo Souza, Scott Smith, Lumumba Sayers, Paul Daley, Kazuo Misaki, Josh...
  2. McCall vs. Johnson Announced as Majority Draw at UFC Presser; Rematch Next Month
    Johnson and McCall fought in an action-packed flyweight-tourney fight. Johnson initially was declared the split-decision winner, and then officials said it was a majority decision for him. But in the...
  3. UFC on FX 2 Bonuses
    Joseph Benavidez, Martin Kampmann, Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall each earned $50,000 fight-night bonuses for their performances at Friday's UFC on FX 2 event. Link
  4. UFC on FX 2 Draws Record Fight Night Gate and Attendance!
    UFC president Dana White may have been bummed out about the scoring controversy at UFC on FX 2 in Sydney on Friday night (Saturday in Aussie time), but he was nothing less than ecstatic about the...
  5. Despite fighters' class, White says nothing good comes from UFC on FX 2 mishap
    It was a mistake so odd that even UFC president Dana White was left speechless. (Well, relatively.) At the conclusion of this weekend's UFC on FX 2 event in Sydney, Craig Waller, the executive...
  6. Strikeforce's oft-injured Thomson looks for healthy return, third Melendez fight
    Josh Thomson would understand if fans have forgotten about him. After all, it's been 15 months since he most recently fought on U.S. soil, and when he did, the crowd wasn't altogether happy with the...
  7. After Misaki, Strikeforce's Daley wants to fight Marquardt for title
    Onetime Strikeforce welterweight title challenger Paul Daley (29-11-2 MMA, 1-2 SF) assumes that he'll get past Kazuo Misaki (24-11-2 MMA, 1-0 SF) at Saturday's "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" event....
  8. Aaron Simpson Headed in for Surgery Then to a Drop to Welterweight
    A cut down to 170 pounds sounds like a pretty good idea to former Arizona State wrestler Aaron Simpson; so he will now officially make the move. Simpson, who fought at the inaugural UFC on Fuel event...
  9. Strikeforce Tate vs. Rousey Results: Ronda Rousey Armbars Again, Wins Bantamweight Title
    Ronda Rousey submitted Miesha Tate in the main event of Strikeforce Tate vs. Rousey in Columbus, Ohio on Saturday night, winning the women’s bantamweight championship Link
  10. Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix Finals Set
    It will have been just under a year and a half when it happens, but the Strikeforce Heavyweight Grand Prix will finally reach its conclusion on May 19, according to Strikeforce officials. Though they...
  11. Strikeforce: Conor Heun Bonded with His Father in a Bar Brawl
    Strikeforce lightweight Conor Heun meditates in his Hollywood loft, singing praises of a greater good. His roommates, all MMA fighters and trainers, watch from across the living quarter as Heun finds...
  12. Strikeforce: Brandon Saling (Bigot and Pedophile) Allowed To Fight.
    Brandon Saling, a competitor on tonight's card, was allowed to fight despite being a registered sex offender and a known bigot. I'm extremely disappointed this guy made it past the vetting process...
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  13. Dana White '100% UFC', Apparently Done With Strikeforce Involvement
    Since the day it was announced that Zuffa was purchasing Strikeforce, their relationship with the UFC has been an odd one. Are they competitors? Are they business entities designed to help each...
  14. Strikeforce's Josh Thomson: 'This is entertainment business, not the boring business'
    Josh Thomson (19-4 MMA, 10-2 SF) was mad at the performance he gave against K.J. Noons (11-5 MMA, 3-3 SF), and he cursed when asked to rate it afterward. Despite dominating every round and winning a...
  15. Ryan Couture happily proves naysayers wrong, wants on May card
    Ryan Couture has just been riding the coattails of his father Randy all along. He couldn't even find a way to beat Matt Ricehouse. There's no way he'd have a shot against veteran Conor Heun. Wrong,...
  16. Benavidez tops flyweights in SI.com's March MMA rankings
    Big news in the UFC. Well, actually, it's rather small news. OK, I'll lay off the size wisecracks and simply let you know that with the behemoth fight promotion launching its flyweight tournament at...
  17. Roy Nelson's Bet: He Will Drop to Light Heavyweight If He Can Get 100,000 'Likes' On Facebook
    Dana White has been nudging Roy Nelson, and trying to convince him to drop to 205 for a while now. Today, "Big Country" suddenly made a pretty smart bet by saying that he will finally drop to light...
  18. Report: Stabbed Bellator heavyweight Blagoi Ivanov in stable condition after regaining consciousness
    As a mixed martial artist, Blagoi Ivanov knows how to put up a good fight. The Bellator heavyweight, who was clinging to life after suffering a severe stab wound late last month, is reportedly in...
  19. Breaking news: Josh Barnett's MMA license reinstated in California
    Strikeforce heavyweight attraction and former PRIDE FC star Josh Barnett had his mixed martial arts (MMA) license reinstated today (March 5, 2012) during a special hearing in front of the California...
  20. TATSUYA KAWAJIRI, MELVIN MANHOEF, FELIPE ENOMOTO CONFIRMED FOR ONE FC 3 IN SINGAPORE
    The lineup for One Fighting Championship’s third event is nearly complete, promotion officials announced Monday. One FC 3 “War of the Lions,” which will take place March 31 at Singapore Indoor...
  21. Ben Henderson Says Frankie Edgar Deserves a Rematch, Would Fight 'Tomorrow'
    Mar 5, 2012 - Ben Henderson just can't seem to get his name out of everyone's mouth. Since earning the UFC lightweight strap with a unanimous decision victory over Frankie Edgar at UFC 144, Henderson...
  22. Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey Salaries Total $543,000 For Ohio Event
    On Monday, the Ohio Athletic Commission released the fighter salaries for this past Saturday’s (March 3, 2012) Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey event, totaling $543,500 for the nine bout card. Earning...
  23. With surprising fan support, Tim Sylvia 'pretty much begging' for UFC second chance
    If you're an MMA fan and you spend any time at all on Twitter – or Facebook, MMA forums or any other online destination – you've probably seen a fairly big campaign to get Tim Sylvia back in the UFC....
  24. Bellator 60 weigh-ins slated for Thursday, open to fans
    Bellator Fighting Championships kicks off its sixth season on Friday with Bellator 60. The event, which includes a featherweight title fight between champion Joe Warren and Pat Curran, takes place...
  25. Erik Koch Targeted for June Return to UFC
    In the land of featherweights, Jose Aldo stands as king, but one contender will be back in action in June that’s hoping to challenge him this year. Erik Koch, who has gone 4-0 in his last four...
  26. Ben Henderson wants to fight all of the top lightweights in the world ... at the same time
    On Feb. 25, 2012, a new Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Lightweight Champion was crowned as Ben Henderson defeated Frankie Edgar in a violent, five-round war at UFC 144 in Saitama, Japan. Since...
  27. Quinton 'Rampage' Jackson suggests next octagon appearance will be his last
    According to former UFC light heavyweight champion Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (32-10 MMA, 7-4 UFC), his UFC career is just about done. Jackson on Tuesday wrote that his next UFC appearance will be his...
  28. With New York legalization again on table, MMA group hosts Tuesday rally
    Less than a mile away from a presser put on by the UFC's well-oiled publicity machine, a grassroots organization continues to advocate for MMA in the Big Apple. On Tuesday, the Coalition to Legalize...
  29. The Ultimate Fighter Live Debut to Air Simultaneously in the UK
    Good news for fans of the new Ultimate Fighter Live in the U.K. as the show will broadcast in England with no tape delay. The show will begin airing on ESPN in the U.K. starting Saturday morning...
  30. TUF's Rob Emerson goes from being a Corona drinking, donut hugging guy to a brand new fighter
    Rob Emerson: 'I'm Done Being Mediocre, No Deathbed Regrets for Me' In a recent interview, Rob said "I was drinking a Corona in one hand and had a pack of donuts in the other." He seems to have turned...
  31. 'Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey' ratings: Event scores 431,000 viewers
    This past weekend's "Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey" event drew an average audience of 431,000 viewers. The number marks a 25 percent increase from January's "Rockhold vs. Jardine" event, which drew...
  32. UFC on FX 2 ratings: 1.4 million FX viewers and 113,000 FUEL TV viewers
    This past weekend's four-fight UFC on FX 2 event, which was the second UFC main card to air on the FOX-owned FX, averaged 1.4 million viewers. Additionally, the night's six-bout preliminary card...
  33. UFC 146: Dos Santos vs Overeem Official, Tickets on Sale in March
    The big boys are coming to Las Vegas. UFC heavyweight champion Junior Dos Santos will make the first defense of his title on May 26 against Alistair Overeem at UFC 146. The UFC made the fight...
  34. Nogueira injured, replaced by Thiago Silva for Sweden event
    The UFC has just informed StudioMMA.com that Rogerio “Lil’ Nog” Nogueira has scratched from his heavyweight fight with Swedish phenom Alexander Gustafsson due to injury. Read more... Believe it or...
  35. Dana White: Ronda Rousey is going to be a big star
    UFC President Dana White was blown away by Rousey’s impressive performance against Miesha Tate and believes the “Rowdy” one is on the cusp of superstardom. “I’ve been saying for a long time about the...
  36. Brandon Saling's Ohio, New Jersey Licenses Revoked for Falsified Information
    Mar 6, 2012 - After causing a stir on Saturday at Strikeforce: Tate vs. Rousey, welterweight Brandon Saling's tenure in Strikeforce was short-lived. It turns out there may also not be much time left...
  37. Edgar vs Henderson 2 is on!
    Frankie's Twitter Dana's Twitter According to Frankie Edgar's Twitter Frankie will be getting a rematch with Benson Henderson. Also, according to Dana White's Twitter the rematch will take place...
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  38. Dana White Slams Door on Tim Sylvia’s UFC Comeback Hopes
    Mar 6, 2012 - Former UFC heavyweight champion Tim Sylvia has spent much of the last few weeks publicly pleading for one more run in the UFC. Earlier this week, he appeared on The MMA Hour and even...
  39. Frankie Edgar Tells How He Got the Rematch with Benson Henderson
    On Tuesday, Frankie Edgar got the news he has been waiting to hear. Just a couple weeks after losing the UFC lightweight title to Benson Henderson at UFC 144 in Japan in a hotly contested fight,...
  40. Chael Sonnen Apologizes to Anderson Silva on ‘UFC Tonight’ on Fuel TV 03/06/12
    From the annals of now I've heard everything, here is the "Quote of the Week" from trash-talking king, Chael Sonnen. On the March 6th episode of "UFC Tonight, Chael apologizes to UFC champion,...
  41. Fedor hints at move to the UFC...again.
    “I can tell you the timing of my next bout right now,” Fedor said in his interview with Sportbox.ru. “It’s going to be June or July.” The venue of the match has not been set yet, but, according to...
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  42. Nate Diaz: I think Nick will stay retired
    Diaz, a proud, card-carrying legal marijuana smoker in California, was then suspended by the Nevada State Athletic Commission (NSAC), pending a a disciplinary hearing to discuss the matter later this...
  43. Jon Jones: Being called cocky is the biggest blow I can get
    The March 2012 issue of Men’s Journal contains an extensive profile of UFC Lightheavyweight champion Jon Jones. While the piece has the feel of the puzzled coverage MMA received in the mid 90s, it...
  44. SFL's Phil Baroni has seen both sides of Joe Rogan vs. 'Rampage' feud
    Phil Baroni can understand why Quinton "Rampage" Jackson got angry at UFC commentator Joe Rogan. Back in the day, he did too. But Baroni's opinion changed when he did Rogan's job himself. Now on the...
  45. With changing TV landscape, UFC president envisions a day without pay-per-view
    Pay-per-view is the engine driving the UFC's explosive growth of recent years. But as the media landscape continues to change and new broadcast platforms compete with networks, the UFC thinks there...
  46. 'I Am Bruce Lee' documentary debuts tonight on Spike TV
    "I Am Bruce Lee" makes it television debut tonight on Spike TV. The two-hour documentary focuses on the legendary Bruce Lee, a cultural icon and seminal figure in the history of martial arts. The...
  47. Roy Nelson and Antonio Silva scheduled to meet at UFC 146
    Roy Nelson is staying in the UFC’s heavyweight division for now. UFC officials confirmed Wednesday that Nelson (16-7 MMA, 3-3 UFC) will meet Antonio “Bigfoot” Silva (16-3 MMA, 0-0 UFC) in heavyweight...
  48. Mir, Velasquez in No. 1 contentder bout at UFC 146
    A former UFC heavyweight champion will be the next No. 1 contender for the belt, and we'll find out who that is at UFC 146. “Verbal agreements are in for a No. 1 contender match between former UFC...
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  49. Michael Chandler vs. Akihiro Gono 'superfight' slated for Bellator 67
    A three-round non-title fight between Bellator lightweight champion Michael Chandler and promotional newcomer Akihiro Gono has been added to May's Bellator 67 event. Bellator officials today...
  50. Spike TV counter-programs UFC on FOX 3 with Nate Diaz 'Unleashed' marathon
    In its latest counter-programming move, Spike TV will air a Nate Diaz fight marathon opposite May's UFC on FOX 3 event. Diaz headlines the May 5 event, which airs live on FOX, in a lightweight bout...
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