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  1. Tim Sylvia reveals 'big announcement,' says he would 'absolutely' do The Ultimate Fighter (TUF) if he had to
    Remember that "big announcement" former Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) Heavyweight Champion Tim Sylvia was teasing for April 14? Well he revealed all on his Twitter account and while some were...
  2. Big Nog favors a fight pitting dos Santos against Mir or Hunt over of a rematch with Velasquez
    Antonio Rodrigo Nogueira would like to see his friend and teammate, Junior dos Santos, fight either Frank Mir or Mark Hunt instead of a rematch with Cain Velasquez whom he last defeated according to...
  3. Bruno Santos out due to injury, Andreas Spang to face Brian Rogers at Bellator 66
    Unbeaten Brazilian Bruno “Carioca” Santos has been forced from Bellator Fighting Championships’ sixth-season middleweight tournament due to a shoulder injury. Santos, who earned his slot in the...
  4. Nate Marquardt expects vacant welterweight title to be on the line in Strikeforce debut fight against Tyron Woodley
    The past 12 months have been a roller coaster for Nate Marquardt. In March of 2011, "The Great" had just won a unanimous decision victory over Dan Miller at UFC 128. It appeared as though he was...
  5. Rashad Evans: Greg Jackson is About Greg Jackson, Not the Team
    The word divorce rarely comes along with anything but a negative connotation attached to it. Whether it’s a couple splitting up or a company separating from an employee or shareholder, divorce is...
  6. Jon Jones: Rashad Evans Trained with a Kid; Now He Meets the Man
    What is there left to say that hasn’t already been said? The rivalry that’s been brewing between former teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans has been going on for over a year now, and there are very...
  7. Gray Maynard Opens as 3 to 1 Favorite Over Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4
    Gray Maynard will look to start his path back to another shot at the UFC lightweight title in June where he faces Clay Guida at UFC on FX 4 in Atlantic City. Coming into the fight, oddsmakers have...
  8. Following Loss of Longtime Mentor, Mark Hominick Trying to Fight Back into Contention
    The past couple years have been like an emotional roller coaster for UFC bantamweight Mark Hominick. After a five-fight winning streak was snapped with back-to-back losses inside the cage, Hominick...
  9. X-Ray Confirms No Broken Bones for Siyar Bahadurzada
    The good news for UFC welterweight Siyar Bahadurzada just keeps coming after his impressive knockout debut over the weekend. Bahadurzada finally made his first appearance in the UFC on Saturday in...
  10. New TV deal could bring more UFC events to U.K.
    The UFC doesn't care about the U.K., or so say fans across the Pond who've seen events in Europe slow to a trickle in the past two years. "Every time I get on Twitter or whatever, I see the U.K....
  11. Champ Gilbert Melendez making the best of his remaining time in Strikeforce
    A week and a half into the realization that he won't be going to the UFC, Gilbert Melendez (20-2 MMA, 10-1 SF) is getting used to the idea of fighting Josh Thomson (19-4 MMA, 10-2 SF) a third time....
  12. UFC 146: Alistair Overeem's Manager Says He Has 'Reasonable Explanation' For Failed Drug Test
    "I spoke with Glenn Robinson, manager of Overeem and he says he is very respectful and is hopeful that he will be granted his license and the entire team is very confident that he will be facing...
  13. Tim Elliott replaces Darren Uyenoyama, meets John Dodson at UFC on FOX 3
    Newcomer Tim Elliott (8-2-1 MMA, 0-0 UFC) has replaced Darren Uyenoyama (7-3 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC on FOX 3 and now meets fellow flyweight and "The Ultimate Fighter 14" winner John Dodson (12-5 MMA,...
  14. Ahead of UFC 146, Valentijn Overeem unaware of any testosterone need for brother Alistair
    Valentijn Overeem doesn't know why his brother, Alistair Overeem (36-11 MMA, 1-0 UFC), tested positive for elevated levels of testosterone prior a fight against champ Junior Dos Santos. But he said...
  15. Jon Jones' manager says sponsorship doesn't show UFC bias, major deal looming
    UFC light heavyweight Jon Jones has quickly become one of the biggest superstars in the world's largest MMA promotion, and the UFC is going to capitalize on that popularity by branding its logo all...
  16. UFC 144 drug tests come back clean
    All eight fighters who underwent drug testing at February's UFC 144 event tested clean for performance-enhancing drugs and recreational/drugs of abuse. UFC Vice President of Government and Regulatory...
  17. New Bellator champ Eduardo Dantas expects teammate vs. teammate possibility
    Teammates fighting teammates may soon be an issue that isn't identified solely with the UFC. One of the sport's other top promotions may soon face that possibility. After all, newly crowned Bellator...
  18. Following Bellator release, Alexis Vila plans move to UFC's flyweight division
    Unbeaten in his first 11 professional fights, Alexis Vila is now a free agent after back-to-back losses. The 41-year-old Vila (11-2 MMA, 2-2 BFC) told MMAjunkie.com Radio (www.mmajunkie.com/radio)...
  19. Chael Sonnen Comes To Alistair Overeem's Defense
    "Congratulations to MMA media, right when I think you're incompetence can't get to any higher level, the Alistair Overeem story comes out. You kids on the interweb, running your little 'dot com's'...
  20. Rashad Evans Getting Pointers From Roy Jones, Jr. Ahead Of Jon Jones Fight
    Rashad Evans is no stranger to being around other famous athletes. If it's not Victoria Azarenka, it's Tito Trinidad or Michael Irvin or Bernard Hopkins. The latest turn sees Rashad getting some...
  21. UFC on FUEL TV 2 medical suspensions: Two suspended, Head not disciplined
    Alessio Sakara and Paulo Thiago – the only fighters who suffered knockout losses – were also the only fighters medically suspended following this past weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event. Both have been...
  22. UFC Offers Hector Lombard A Contract, Bellator May Counter
    Bellator CEO Bjorn Rebney has told Sherdog that his Middleweight champion Hector Lombard (31-2-1, 1 NC) has been offered a contract by the UFC. Rebney has the option to match the contract and will...
  23. Delorme replaces Bedford, Dodson vs. Elliott official for UFC on FOX 3
    An undisclosed injury has forced bantamweight Johnny Bedford (18-9-1 MMA, 1-0 UFC) to withdraw from a scheduled matchup with Nick Denis (11-2 MMA, 1-0 UFC) at UFC on FOX 3. In Bedford's place goes...
  24. Dan Henderson: 'I'm Not Real Keen On Fighting At 185'
    It's well-known by now that Dan Henderson is waiting for a shot at a UFC belt. Whether it's at middleweight, light heavyweight, or even heavyweight, Hendo wants to get another chance at that one...
  25. UFC 145’s Stephen Thompson Believes Matt Brown Won’t Stand With Him
    Stephen “Wonderboy” Thompson (6-0) is a dynamic welterweight striker that you have to keep your eyes on. While competing in kickboxing, Thompson earned several titles and won 30 fights by knockout....
  26. Is Drug Testing in MMA the Gold Standard Among Pro Sports?
    Alistair Overeem. Muhammed “King Mo” Lawal. Cris “Cyborg” Santos. Those are just a few of the names that have been in the headlines of MMA lately and it had nothing to do with winning fights. All...
  27. Bitterness Aside, It’s Time for Jon Jones and Rashad Evans to Play the Game
    The showdown between former friends and teammates Jon Jones and Rashad Evans, the main event at Saturday’s UFC 145 in Atlanta, has been shaping up as one of the most heated grudge matches in UFC...
  28. BJ Penn insists: I'm staying retired
    BJ Penn appeared to confirm the end of his MMA career on Saturday, revealing he cannot see one challenge that could tempt him out of retirement. Penn, one of only two men to win a UFC title in...
  29. Liddell: 'Evans knows Jones isn't invincible'
    Chuck Liddell has ridiculed the odds-makers who have made Rashad Evans a huge underdog against Jon Jones at UFC 145, insisting there is one massively important factor at play this weekend: The...
  30. UFC 147: Brazilian Media Reporting That Anderson Silva Vs. Chael Sonnen 2 Might Be Moved To Las Vegas
    "O Globo" reported today that the bout will be moved to Las Vegas, and rumors indicate that it might happen in UFC's July 7th show (UFC 148). Anderson Silva's manager Ed Soares told TATAME on Monday...
  31. Lorenzo Fertitta Claims That Rashad Evans Believed Dana White Was Betting On Jon Jones
    UFC executives are continuing to discuss their reaction to a story on the MMA blog CagePotato that the promotion alleges gave the misleading and incorrect impression that UFC president Dana White was...
  32. Dana White Uses Rashad Evans Vs. Jon Jones As Proof Jackson's MMA Is Not 'Family'
    Greg Jackson and Jackson's MMA have been one of the biggest camps at the center of the teammates not fighting teammates thing. The idea that fighters are "family" or "teammates" who shouldn't fight...
  33. Patience proving tough for UFC champ Georges St-Pierre, hints at middleweight
    For recovering UFC welterweight champion Georges St-Pierre, there's no tougher part of recovery than the needed patience. After rushing his recovery from a previous knee injury, St-Pierre suffered...
  34. Rory MacDonald would move to middleweight before fighting GSP
    Let's make this clear: It might be a while before Rory MacDonald is knocking at champ George St-Pierre's door, and interim titleholder Carlos Condit isn't necessarily around the corner. Still,...
  35. Kid Yamamoto Jumps On Subway Track To Rescue Injured Man
    Norifumi "Kid" Yamamoto may be on a losing streak in the UFC, but he made one new fan in Tokyo this week when he lept onto a subway track to pull an injured man out of the path of oncoming trains....
  36. Matt Brown: ‘He’s Gotta Worry About What I’m Going to Do, I’m Going to Smash His Face In’
    Matt Brown has heard all about Stephen ‘Wonderboy’ Thompson and on Saturday night he says we’ll find out if it’s hype or reality. Brown has fielded so many questions about Thompson’s flashy and...
  37. Miguel Torres: Every Fight That I’ve Trained For I Haven’t Lost
    As Miguel Torres continues his hunt to get back to another title shot, he says things have changed dramatically for him since his last run as champion. He’d put the controversial Twitter situation...
  38. UFC's Frankie Edgar anticipates future date with Jose Aldo, regardless of weightclass
    Former UFC lightweight champion Frankie Edgar (14-2-1 MMA, 9-2-1 UFC) is getting his wish: a rematch with current titleholder Benson Henderson (16-2 MMA, 4-0 UFC). Despite an urging from UFC...
  39. Bellator 66 weigh-in results: Eddie Alvarez (154.5), Shinya Aoki (154.5) on weight
    Official Bellator 66 fighter weigh-ins took place today, and all fighters easily made weight. Today's festivities took place at Great Lakes Ballroom at Cleveland's I-X Center. Both Eddie Alvarez and...
  40. UFC's Stann explains why he quit hitting Sakara, new need to 'fight up the rankings'
    The elbows that ended Alessio Sakara's night this past Saturday at UFC on FUEL TV 2 were proceeded by an utterance in his native language. "I hit him with a real quick short elbow, and it hit him on...
  41. Fedor Emelianenko Vs. Pedro Rizzo Booked For June 21st In Russia
    Fedor Emelianenko returns to action June 21st in Russia and it was announced this week that his opponent will be Pedro Rizzo who will be stepping into the cage after a nearly two year lay-off. M-1...
  42. UFC 145 weigh-in results: Champ Jones (205), challenger Evans (204) on weight
    MAIN CARD (Pay-per-view) Champ Jon Jones (205) vs. Rashad Evans (204) Rory MacDonald (169.5) vs. Che Mills (170) Ben Rothwell (263) vs. Brendan Schaub (237) Michael McDonald (135) vs. Miguel Torres...
  43. UFC 146 is now JDS vs. Mir
    Dana white via twitter: EDIT: I'm not sure if the screen capture showed up the first time I posted it so I uploaded it to photo bucket and posted it as a web image. Let me know if this shows up...
  44. Post-fight scuffle mars Andreas Spang's Bellator 66 comeback, disciplinary action likely
    Andreas Spang's comeback win over hometown hero Brian Rogers was a thing of beauty. And then things got real ugly. For the better part of two rounds, Rogers (9-4 MMA, 2-2 BFC) had his way with the...
  45. Bones VS Hendo next up
    Dana White - "We've told Dan Henderson he's fighting the winner of this fight" Is this going to be a repeat of Jones/Evans?
  46. UFC 145 bonuses: Rothwell, Browne, Yagin and Hominick earn $65K awards
    Ben Rothwell, Travis Browne, Eddie Yagin and Mark Hominick each earned $65,000 bonuses for their performances at tonight's UFC 145 event. Rothwell earned the night's "Knockout of the Night" bonus,...
  47. Silva vs. Sonnen II details still in limbo, UFC boss promises answers to come Tuesday
    It looks like UFC middleweight champion Anderson Silva (31-4 MMA, 14-0 UFC) may not get to enjoy home-field advantage after all. UFC president Dana White revealed continued logistical problems, which...
  48. Despite previous reports, UFC boss says B.J. Penn looking to fight again
    Fear not, B.J. Penn fans: "The Prodigy" may return, after all. UFC president Dana White on Saturday night revealed he and Penn spoke at this past weekend's UFC on FUEL TV 2 event in Sweden, and the...
  49. Dana White expresses interest in Bellator's Eddie Alvarez and Hector Lombard
    When you're as big and influential as the UFC, simple desire often is the only thing needed to get what you want. So, take note Bellator fans; the UFC clearly wants two of its rival organization's...
  50. UFC 146 shakeup continues: With Mir moved to main event, Velasquez draws 'Bigfoot'
    With Frank Mir pulled from a planned UFC 146 bout with Cain Velasquez (9-1 MMA, 7-1 UFC) in favor of a main-event contest with UFC heavyweight champ Junior Dos Santos, Antonio Silva (16-3 MMA, 0-0...
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