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  1. Rousey: Tate just sounds kind of dumb
    SD: Miesha stated that she felt she was winning until you caught her with the second armbar. What's your take on this? RR: I don't think there's any way she could argue that she was winning that...
  2. Fabio Maldonado vs. Igor Pokrajac slated for UFC on FUEL TV 3
    After losing opponent Thiago Silva (14-2 MMA, 5-2 UFC) to a rescheduling, light heavyweight Igor Pokrajac (24-8 MMA, 3-3 UFC) now will fight replacement Fabio Maldonado (18-4 MMA, 1-1 UFC) at May's...
  3. After Strained Relationship, M-1 Champ Vinny Magalhaes Declares Free Agency
    Mar 13, 2012 - Champions generally don't leave their promotions while in the midst of a title reign, but that's exactly the route that Vinny Magalhaes is planning to take. As he tells it, the...
  4. Jose Aldo vs Anthony Pettis? 'Showtime' considering a drop to featherweight
    The last man to hold the World Extreme Championship (WEC) lightweight title, Anthony Pettis, wanted to prove that beating Ben Henderson to earn that distinction was not a fluke. In order to do that,...
  5. Rumble’ Johnson To Debut At “Titan FC 22 “On May 25, Opponent To Be Announced Soon
    Titan Fighting Championship has revealed that Titan Fighting 22 will take place Friday, May 25 at Memorial Hall in Kansas City and in an exclusive interview today with Ariel Helwani on “The MMA...
  6. UFC 147: Mike Pierce vs Erick Silva possible for promotion's return to Brazil
    Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) welterweight Mike Pierce has apparently talked his way into a UFC 147 match up versus rising top prospect Erick Silva. Last week, Pierce, who lost his last fight...
  7. Dana White: Rampage Jackson's Last UFC Fight Will Be Against Shogun Rua
    Mar 13, 2012 - Quinton "Rampage" Jackson wants out of the UFC. It looks like he'll get his wish, but not before fulfilling the last fight on his current deal. According to a report on Tuesday's...
  8. Sean McCorkle vs. Brian Heden headlines March's inaugural WMMA event
    WMMA officials recently announced that McCorkle meets fellow super heavyweight Brian Heden (17-10) in the main event of the March 31 event, which takes place at the Don Haskins Center in El Paso,...
  9. Kurt Pellegrino Injured, Forced To Withdraw From Bellator 68
    Former UFC veteran Kurt ‘Batman’ Pellegrino (16-7) has apparently suffered a knee injury while preparing for an upcoming Bellator 68 bout versus Marcin Held. News of the injury was posted by...
  10. Zuffa takes down illegal site, going after users for the first time
    As part of the on-going initiative against online piracy, Zuffa LLC, the parent company of the Ultimate Fighting Championship® organization, was successful in taking down and seizing the records of...
  11. Demian Maia Moving to Welterweight
    A top ten level middleweight will be dropping down to 170lbs to try and wreak havoc on the best of the best at welterweight. Multi-time grappling champion Demian Maia has made the decision to drop...
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  12. Stefan Struve vs. Mark Hunt Finalizes All Heavyweight Main Card for UFC 146
    An all heavyweight main card for UFC 146 is set with the addition of Stefan Struve versus former K-1 fighter Mark Hunt. UFC president Dana White confirmed the new bout to Yahoo! Sports on Wednesday...
  13. The Best Fighter Outside the UFC: Pat Curran?
    Story No disrespect to Gilbert Melendez, Nate Marquardt, Gegard Mousasi, or the plethora of world class mixed martial arts talent fighting overseas. Pat Curran is the best fighter not currently in...
  14. Anderson Silva bashes Chael Sonnen, says he doesn't deserve 2nd title shot
    Short Story Full Story (translation available) "(What does Chael Sonnen represent for my career?) Nothing! He’s possessed by a demon. That’s the truth. He’s an athlete that failed the drug test, I...
  15. Ian McCall vs. Demetrious Johnson Rematch Tentatively Set For TUF Live Finale
    Dana White said they'd rematch in April, but scheduling can be a pain and it looks like they'll have to wait until June. Flyweights Demetrious Johnson and Ian McCall, who went to a controversial draw...
  16. Mike Brown vs. Daniel Pineda added to May's UFC 146 event
    A featherweight matchup between Mike Brown (25-8 MMA, 1-3 UFC) and Daniel Pineda (17-7 MMA, 2-0 UFC) has been added to May's UFC 146 event. UFC officials announced the matchup earlier today....
  17. Lorenzo Fertitta: 'Let Joe Silva and Sean Shelby develop a women's league, I guarantee you they can do it'
    Is someone pulling rank? Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) co-owner Lorenzo Fertitta, who was both "captivated" and "blown away" by the headlining fight of Ronda Rousey vs. Miesha Tate back on...
  18. Anthony Pettis Not Dropping to Featherweight, Eyes Lightweight Title in 2012
    Anthony Pettis may not be getting the next crack at the UFC lightweight title, but he’s not going anywhere but on a hunt for the next best challenge at 155lbs. During UFC Tonight on Fuel TV on...
  19. Jake Ellenberger Wants Condit But Open to Fight with Martin Kampmann
    If Carlos Condit’s ultimate decision is to sit and wait for the return of UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre later this year, then that leaves a couple of top contenders awaiting match-ups...
  20. Dominick Cruz Opens as Solid Favorite Over Rival Urijah Faber
    Dominick Cruz and Urijah Faber will close out their trilogy of fights this July, and the odds for the third fight have just been released. Link
  21. Nevada Rebukes Nick Diaz Suspension Defense, Claims He Lied On Pre-Fight Questionnaire
    Yesterday, an attorney representing Nick Diaz formally challenged Nick's marijuana metabolites suspension by submitting a response to the Nevada State Athletic Commission. But it appears that the...
  22. Dan Hardy Talks UFC 146, Proving He Belongs And Training With Lorenzo Fertitta At 'Secret Gym'
    There comes a time in every fighter's life when they need to question their motivation for their chosen career path. For Dan Hardy, it wasn't quite as clear as he wanted it to be over the last 2...
  23. John Alessio Admits To Past PED Usage, Against Them Now
    In a surprising and refreshing move, an MMA fighter has been open and honest about his past performance-enhancing drug usage. John Alessio, a Canadian fighter that has competed all over the map and...
  24. AFC 2 Murilo Bustamante and Dave Menne clash in UFC 35 rematch
    Two former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) combatants will face off once again in a rematch 10 years in the making as ex-middleweight champions Murilo Bustamante (14-8-1) and Dave Menne...
  25. Jadamba to defend lightweight title in Hong Kong at Legend FC 8
    Hong Kong, March 15, 2012 (Thursday) — Legend Fighting Championship returns to Hong Kong for City of Dreams exclusively presents LEGEND 8, with Mongolian Jadamba making his first Legend lightweight...
  26. Jorge Masvidal on Gilbert Melendez rematch: 'I been robbed more than your local 7-11'
    Jorge Masvidal is coming off a loss to Gilbert Melendez in a fight where the scorecards did not tell the entire story. The Cuban-American did plenty of damage to the reigning Strikeforce Lightweight...
  27. Former UFC Fighters line the inaugural WMMA Fight Card
    As Mixed Martial Arts continues to grow and expand its reach, new promotions bring thirsty fans more and more MMA action. Worldwide Mixed Martial Arts is one of those new promotions and they will be...
  28. Bellator 61 headliner Eric Prindle scratches with flu-like symptoms, pushed to Bellator 62
    Friday's Bellator 61 event has lost a headliner. Heavyweight Eric Prindle (7-1 MMA, 3-0 BFC) is suffering "flu-like symptoms" from a heavy weight cut is unable to compete in tomorrow's main event...
  29. UFC's 'Rampage' Jackson: 'Shogun' rematch delayed to due to double-knee surgery
    The recently announced rematch between Quinton "Rampage" Jackson (32-10 MMA, 7-4 UFC) and Mauricio "Shogun" Rua (20-6 MMA, 4-4 UFC) apparently will have to wait. Earlier this week, UFC officials...
  30. Positive Signs Point to UFC Events in Italy, Spain and France in Near Future
    Mar 15, 2012 - The UFC will continue its European expansion next month when the promotion makes its debut in Stockholm, Sweden for UFC on FUEL TV 2. And according to UFC CEO Lorenzo Fertitta, the...
  31. Roger Gracie Officially Drops To Middleweight, Joins Black House
    In an interview with MMA Fighting's Ariel Helwani, Ed Soares has confirmed that Roger Gracie is signing with Black House management and more importantly, he is dropping to the 185 pound Middleweight...
  32. Anthony Pettis Shoots Down Rumors Of Dropping To Featherweight For Jose Aldo Fight
    The idea of Anthony Pettis dropping to featherweight to fight for Jose Aldo's 145 pound title picked up a lot of steam when his manager made the statement that Pettis would do it "for the right...
  33. Bellator 61 weigh-in results:
    Main Card: Maiquel Falcao (186.6)* vs. Norman Paraisy (186) Vyacheslav Vasilevsky (185.6) vs. Victor O'Donnell (186) Giva Santana (186) vs. Bruno Santos (185.2) Brian Rogers (186) vs. Vitor Vianna...
  34. Following NSAC challenge, lawyer says UFC's Nick Diaz didn't lie about marijuana RX
    A lawyer representing Nick Diaz said the Nevada Attorney General's office made a "very offensive" and "ridiculous" statement when Diaz was accused of lying on a pre-fight medical questionnaire prior...
  35. Tavares replaces injured Hallman, faces Ferguson at UFC on FOX 3
    With Dennis Hallman injured and forced to withdraw from May's UFC on FOX 3 event, Thiago Tavares (17-4-1 MMA, 7-4-1 UFC) will now face Tony Ferguson (13-3 MMA, 3-0 UFC) in a lightweight contest....
  36. UFC's Chief Counsel "People Who Steal our Stuff--They're not our fans"
    Several days after the UFC obtained user information from a website offering pirated pay-per-view events, the promotion plans to sue individuals who watched fights for free. "We believe that we've...
  37. Jon Jones Wants to be Considered One of the Greats in UFC History
    UFC light heavyweight champion Jon Jones has a supreme confidence that he will not only be the best 205-pound fighter for many years to come, but that it is truly his destiny to stay on top. As he...
  38. Jay Silva Offered Fight Against Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson; Still Not a Done Deal
    Anthony ‘Rumble’ Johnson will make his first appearance since leaving the UFC at Titan Fighting 22 on May 25, but securing an opponent thus far has been no easy task. Johnson will debut for the...
  39. Santos' camp denies weight issues, looks forward to Bellator 62 meeting with Prindle
    Thiago Santos' camp insists their fighter did not dodge a bullet. Despite some rumblings that suggested Santos was not going to make weight for a planned Bellator 61 meeting with Eric Prindle, "Big...
  40. UFC: New York? Fertitta Promises A 'UFC 100-Style' Event If State Ban Is Lifted
    New York, even with it's rich history with combat sports, is one of the few remaining states that still doesn't sanction Mixed Martial Arts. The UFC has been dreaming of hosting an event at the...
  41. Chael Sonnen Talks 'Crybaby' Rampage Jackson And Testosterone
    Chael Sonnen co-hosted Spike TV's MMA Uncensored last night and, as Chael is wont to do, he did a lot of talking. The focus of much of his talk this time around was Quinton Jackson. Jackson has...
  42. Miesha Tate's arm won't require surgery following Ronda Rousey fight
    Assembly not required. Former Strikeforce Women's Bantamweight Champion Miesha Tate, whose arm is apparently made of the same elastic material Dan Hardy's is, has managed to avoid surgery on the arm...
  43. UFC's Marc Ratner wants 'international federation' to regulate events
    Thus far, regulators haven't been able to keep up with the UFC's aggressive international expansion. Events in Canada, Australia and –next month – Sweden, are regulated by an independent regulatory...
  44. Is There Enough Talent for Ronda Rousey to Establish a Legacy in Women’s MMA?
    Strikeforce recently put on one of, if not thee, biggest women’s fight in mixed martial arts history. And this was under the ownership of Zuffa, the same company that owns the UFC. The same company...
  45. Dan Hardy Would Love to Face ‘Blood Thirsty Kill Freak’ Matt Hughes
    Former UFC welterweight champion and Hall of Famer Matt Hughes may have a lot of lifetime fans, but don’t count Dan Hardy among them. The British born fighter first ran afoul of Hughes last year when...
  46. Jon Jones vs. Rashad Evans: Does It Matter That They Trained Together?
    Jon Jones and Rashad Evans will finally settle their score at UFC 145 on April 21st. Once a brotherhood between the two at Greg Jackson’s MMA, the relationship has altered and gone down two separate...
  47. Dr. Benjamin: Stoppages like Joe Warren's require longer recovery, honest evaluation
    Ninety days? More like a year. That's the minimum time MMAjunkie.com medical columnist Dr. Johnny Benjamin believes former Bellator featherweight champ Joe Warren should stay on the bench – if he...
  48. The Golden 22: Frankie Edgar and MMA's championship evolution
    The "Rocky" comparison for Frankie Edgar is not accurate. Rocky Balboa's heart and hard work transformed him from unknown bum to an unlikely champion. Edgar's lightweight title run solidified he was...
  49. Guida vs. Maynard, Franklin vs. Le added to June's UFC on FX 4 event
    A pair of intriguing matchups are official for the UFC's June trip to Atlantic City, N.J., as Clay Guida meets Gray Maynard and Rich Franklin faces Cung Le. UFC officials today announced that verbal...
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  50. UFC 129 earns 2012 Sports Business Award nomination for 'Event of the Year'
    For the second straight year, the UFC has been recognized with a Sports Business Award nomination. This past April's UFC 129 event – a first-ever stadium show that set a North American and UFC...
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